Advertise with OSBA: media kit

Increase brand awareness with OSBA

OSBA's advertising, exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities help you connect with your target audience and position your company as a trusted resource. We offer numerous ways to market your message to OSBA members through:

For more information on these great opportunities, contact Wanda Bloch at (614) 540-4000.

Print publication advertising

You can choose from an array of high-impact opportunities to make your advertising and marketing more cost- and reach-effective while delivering your message in print and online. Review the 2024 Advertising media kit or peruse the options below.

OSBA Journal

  • Only education-related magazine sent to all of Ohio’s public school board members, superintendents, treasurers and school officials
  • 99% of Ohio public school districts receive the Journal
  • Has been in print for over 60 years
  • Published six times annually: February; April; June; August; October; and December
  • View digital versions of the OSBA Journal
  • Publication contents include innovative articles and report of direct interest to school officials

OSBA VendorBook

  • Annual directory of goods and services for schools 
  • Included with the August OSBA Journal (Deadline June 21, 2024) (Insertion order coming soon)
  • Read by over 5,700 Ohio educational leaders
  • Readers include school board members, superintendents and other district administrators, including treasurers and business managers
  • View the 2023 OSBA VendorBook

Digital advertising

In today's business climate, selling your products and services requires a higher level of creativity, reach and cost efficiency. It demands your brand stands out from the competition. This is where online advertising benefits your company. Reach members with these new and creative approaches. Complete the advertising agreement and review the terms and conditions; contact Wanda Bloch at (614) 540-4000 for more information

OSBA website banner ad

  • Your ad on  the OSBA website home page that links to your website
  • One-month listing for an investment of $400

Educational webinar

  • Limited to one vendor per month - a 60-minute live session
  • Free webinar presented by you to our members
  • Captive audience for only $1,000
  • Interested parties please click here for webinar interest form

OSBA VendorLink

  • Allows anyone who visits our site to access your Web site easily and quickly
  • Thousands of monthly visitors
  • Low investment includes company name, website and description ($150 annually)
  • See current listings at

Social media

  • Reach OSBA members in two posts per month on the OSBA Facebook page
  • A six-month investment for one low price ($775)

Tile ad in OSBA Update e-newsletter

  • Your brand front and center in a monthly e-newsletter that notifies members of what is new and happening in the education industry
  • Your logo with a hyperlink to your site
  • $250 per email - limited to one vendor per month

OSBA sponsorship opportunities

Develop brand recognition and maximize your your visibility by taking advantage of OSBA's sponsorship opportunities. Position your company as a trusted resource. Options include:

  • OSBA Capital Conference and Trade Show sponsorships
  • the OSBA Board Leadership Institute
  • OSBA podcasts
  • regional conferences

Click to learn more

Exhibit at the Board Leadership Institute, May 3-4, 2024
$500 (limited to 4 exhibitors)

  • Recognition during welcoming.
  • Opportunity to exhibit with a tabletop display (day 1 only). 
  • Opportunity to network with attendees.
  • Increased brand recognition.

Exhibit at the OSBA Capital Conference and Trade Show

Maximize your visibility with key Ohio public school decision-makers by participating in the annual OSBA Capital Conference and Trade Show. As a provider of school services and supplies, your company will have the opportunity to share information, acquire new customers and establish new markets with OSBA. Click here to learn more and reserve your space.

    Market to Capital Conference attendees

    As an exhibitor, you know how important it is to advertise your company and drive attendees to your booth. Click to view these great promotional options to do just that when you exhibit at the annual Capital Conference and Trade Show.

    Become an OSBA Capital Conference sponsor

    A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available to help you meet your goals and stand out from the crowd. OSBA sponsors benefit from:

    • face-to-face networking time
    • exposure in conference promotional materials
    • on-site signage recognizing your sponsorship
    • exposure on OSBA's conference website
    • increased brand recognition

    (Benefits may not be included in custom sponsorship packages.)

    Click here to view the conference sponsorship packages available.