Contests & Prizes |  Social Media Contest  |  Events & Sponsorships  |  Yoga  |  Booth Raffles


Contests and Prizes – 3 Ways to Win! 

3 Ways to Win


1. Decaf Zen Master: Meet the Sponsors and Exhibitors!

Visit all of our exhibitors to learn about their exciting technologies and educational offerings and get “stamped” as you go! Collect stamps from all to be eligible to win an iPad or gift cards. Be sure to pick up your sponsor/exhibitor stamp card when you pick up your name badge to participate in a fun activity and have a chance at winning a new iPad Wi-Fi 32GB. 


1. Visit each booth to collect a unique stamp.
2. Cards should be turned in at the OLC Booth (#217) no later than 3:15pm Thursday.


  • One Grand Prize winner will be drawn from those who collect ALL the unique sponsor and exhibitor stamps to win. Grand Prize: iPad Wi-Fi 32GB.
  • Additional prizes will include a variety of gift cards and a VoiceThread Single Instructor License, donated by VoiceThread
  • Minimum of 30 stamps must be collected to be eligible for gift cards; full card must be stamped to be eligible for iPad drawing.
  • iPad winner will be announced at the Friday Keynote. Gift Card winners will be notified by email and Twitter on Friday and can claim their prizes at the conference registration desk before 12pm ET Friday. 



2. Caffeinated Social Ninja: Social Media Contest

OLC Social Media Contest (use #OLCAccelerate) – Are You a Social Media Ninja? Win Prizes and Influence Your Peers

Join us for our ever-popular social media contest to showcase your adventures at the conference on your social networks. Post photos, videos and texts using #OLCAccelerate and @OLCToday and compete to win fun prizes!

Join the conversation and win prizes! Be creative! Prizes are awarded for posts that are re-tweeted and shared, most posts, best lesson learned, best virtual participation post and more!

How to enter: 

  • Twitter – Follow us @OLCTODAY. Then, using #OLCAccelerate, Tweet about conference colleagues, peers & speakers who are inspiring you.
  • Instagram – Workshops, sessions, innovations! Show us what you’re loving this week. Tell your story with images posted on Instagram using #OLCAccelerate.
  • Facebook – Like us at Then post pictures or networking stories from the conference. Use hashtags #OLCAccelerate. 
  • Do you use flipgrid? Share what you have learned at OLC Accelerate! Use the OLC Accelerate 2017 grid (code: 89a62b) and add your videos.

Thank you for participating! We will review submissions, contact the winners and connect them with the sponsors to receive their prizes within 2 weeks after OLC Accelerate. Watch your email and twitter to see if you’re a winner of one of these fabulous prizes:




Dynamic Works Institute 104 Dynamic Works will give one lucky social networking winner $400.00 worth of online training products of their choice.
Instructional Connections 439 $50.00 Amazon Gift Card
PSI 205 Polaroid Pop
Respondus 242 $100 Amazon gift card
Skyepack 418 Amazon Echo Dot
SmarterServices 238 We are offering a choice between an echo dot (2nd generation) OR a mini instapix camera w/film package. 
UCO ILED 709 The Learning Architect System for Course Innovation is the most advanced and effective way to enhance courses in education. This system gives you a proven set of tools and techniques for analyzing, envisioning, and innovating successful courses. This system includes a guided workbook, online video tutorials, design templates, and the online Learning Environment Modeling™ kit.
Varafy 142 Varafy is proud to contribute an Apple iPad Mini to the OLC Social Networking event.


3. Double Espresso Game Master – OLC Booth Drawing

Stop by the OLC Booth (#217) to enter to win. Winners will be chosen randomly and notified by email after the conference ends. 

Pick up a detailed flyer at the registration desk or at the OLC exhibit booth and JOIN THE FUN!



Events & Sponsorships


Sponsored by



Tuesday, November 14

5:00pm – 7:00pm Exhibit Hall Preview & Digital Courseware Provider Reception (all attendees)
Atlantic Hall Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, November 15

10:00am Coffee Service and Light Morning Snacks
Atlantic Hall Exhibit Hall
10:00am – 11:00am OLC Accelerate 2017 Field Guide Face-To-Face Kickoff
Northern Hemisphere C
11:30am – 1:00pm Women’s Leadership Luncheon
Northern Hemisphere C
ProctorU logo 4:45pm – 6:00pm Wednesday Keynote Address: Matthew Luhn (Pixar)
Pacific Hall
6:00pm – 6:15pm OLC Fellows Awards
Pacific Hall
PSI logo 6:15pm – 7:30pm Welcome Reception
Atlantic Hall Exhibit Hall
ProctorU logo 7:30pm – 10:00pm ProctorU “Hot Night In Havana” Party (open to all attendees)
Cabana Deck
Proctorio logo 7:30pm – 10:30pm Proctorio “School of Rock” Karaoke Party (open to all attendees)
Pacific Hall

Thursday, November 16

Carolina Biological Supply logo

Mediasite loto


7:45am – 8:45am

OLC Community Breakfast & IELOL Program
Pacific Hall

PSI logo 12:00pm – 1:20pm OLC Awards Luncheon
Pacific Hall
Canvas logo 4:15pm Departures Thursday evening at Disney (After 5pm Tickets)
Hollywood Studios, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom
Magic Kingdom (special event tickets)

Friday, November 17

APUS logo 7:45am – 9:30am Continental Breakfast
Pacific Foyer/Portico/Hall
Breakfast 7:45am-8:30am – Breakfast continues to be available through the Friday Keynote until 9:30am
Examity logo 8:30am – 9:30am Friday Keynote: Dava Newman (NASA & MIT)
Pacific Hall
12:30pm – 1:00pm Closing Event
Southern Hemisphere Foyer

Additional Sponsorships

Boarding Pass Print Station
Convention Foyer (Conference Registration Area)

ProctorU logo   Badge Holders (co-branded)
Pick up your badge holder in the conference registration area
ProctorU logo   Guest Room Keys 

Canvas logo

D2L logoMedasite

Mirum Learning logo

ProctorU logo

PSI logo

The Chronicle of Higher Education

  Door Prize Drawings
Drawing for complimentary registration for any 2018 Conference



  Information Kiosks
Strategically placed at various locations around the conference space

D2L logo

  Technology Test Kitchen
Atlantic Hall (Exhibit Hall)
Mobile TTK (Friday) & Iron Chef Battles

Examity logo

Mirum Learning logo

Schoology logo

  Learning Lounge
Atlantic Hall (Exhibit Hall)

OLC logo

  Mobile App Splash Screen

Proctorio logo

PSI logo

Realizeit logo

1:45pm – 2:45pm

10:45am – 11:15am
2:15pm – 3:15pm

Networking Coffee Breaks
Atlantic Hall (Exhibit Hall)

Canvas logo

D2L logo

Smarter Services logo

Discovery Sessions

Blackboard logo

ProctorU logo

Soomo Learning

  Power Stations
Convention Foyer and Exhibit Hall
Printed Schedule-at-a-Glance
Pick up your Schedule-at-a-Glance in the conference registration area
Medasite Streamed Sessions



Join us each day for Yoga with Leah, a fellow conference attendee and certified yoga instructor.


Yoga Style
Wednesday, 11/15

6:30am – 7:30am

Asia 2 Slow Flow Yoga*
Wednesday, 11/15 2:00pm – 2:15pm
Atlantic Hall – National Sponsor Presentation Area  Stretch & Renew**
Thursday, 11/16 6:30am – 7:30am
Asia 2 Slow Flow Yoga*
Thursday, 11/16 11:00am – 11:15am
Atlantic Hall – National Sponsor Presentation Area Stretch & Renew**
Thursday, 11/16 2:30pm – 2:45pm
Atlantic Hall – National Sponsor Presentation Area Stretch & Renew**
Friday, 11/17 6:30am – 7:30am 
Asia 2 Slow Flow Yoga*


* Slow Flow Yoga – This class is made up of slow flow (three breaths per posture) including sun and/or moon salutations. Yoga mat (limited number will be supplied onsite), comfy clothes, & water needed.

** Stretch & Renew – This class is made up of simple stretching using a chair as a prop. Conference attire okay. No mat needed.


Booth Raffles

Don’t forget to stop by these exhibit booths to enter your name in booth prize drawings.

Need not be present to win (except where noted). Winners will be notified by hosting sponsor or exhibitor.




Best Buy Education 431 $100 Best Buy Gift Card
  Biometric Signature ID 123 $100 Southwest Gift card
    Blindside 339 Wacom Bamboo Slate Smartpad
Dynamic Works Institute     104 Dynamic Works will give one lucky winner $1000.00 worth of online training products of their choice.
ilos Voideo 435 We’ll be giving away an Amazon Echo each day of the exhibit hall.
InScribe 343 We are raffling off $100 Visa Gift card.
Instructional Connections 439 Technology Accessory Bundle, including: a Portable Bluetooth Keyboard for Tablets or Smartphone, Bluetooth Speaker, Battery Back-Up for Smartphone or Tablet, USB Thumb Drive, $10.00 Amazon Gift Card, and more.
LearningMate 135 Amazon Echo Dot
OLC 217 Answer Disney trivia to be entered to win an Amazon Echo Dot
Peterson's Nelnet 422 Peterson’s is excited to raffle off a $100 Amazon gift card – imagine the possibilities. Over a million products available, including that Chewbacca onesie you had your eye on. Stop by our booth to register and while you’re there, chat with us about how we connect students with online schools!
PSI 205 Dre Beats (headphones)
Respondus 242 At the Respondus booth and session, enter to win a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet! Worth approximately $700. Just stop by to enter the drawing – and while you’re there, see a demo of Respondus Monitor or StudyMate, our redesigned study tool!
Schoology 232 Stop by our booth #232 for a demo and a chance to win an ipad! Must be present to win.
Skyepack 418 Amazon Echo
SmarterServices 238 We are offering a choice between an echo dot (2nd generation) OR a mini instapix camera w/film package. 
Techsmith 336 We will be raffling a software bundle of TechSmith Snagit and Camtasia. The go to tools for improving visual communication. The winner will receive license keys for the current full versions of the software.
The Babb Group 402 $150 Amazon Gift Card
UCO ILED 709 The Learning Architect System for Program Design is the most advanced and effective way to design and innovate programs in education. This system gives you a proven set of tools and techniques for planning, designing, and implementing successful programs. This system includes a guided workbook, online video tutorials, design templates, and the online Learning Environment Modeling™ kit.
Varafy 142 Varafy will hold a booth raffle for 100 complementary iterations of STEM problems and solutions including a $50 prepaid Mastercard during the Welcome Reception on Wednesday at 6:30pm in our booth #142. Have your name entered by dropping by in person and leaving your business card.