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


Contests and Prizes – 3 Ways to Win! 

AC18 3 Ways to Win Contest


1. 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. 


How to enter:
1. Visit each booth to collect a unique stamp.
2. Cards should be turned in at the OLC Booth (#100) 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.
  • Minimum of 30 stamps must be collected to be eligible for gift cards; full card must be stamped to be eligible for iPad drawing.
  • Winners will be notified by email and Twitter on Thursday afternoon.  Winners can claim their prizes at the conference registration desk before 12:30pm ET Friday; otherwise prizes will be mailed. 


2. OLC Booth Drawing (onsite only)

How to enter:

  • Stop by the OLC Booth (#100) to enter to win a totally-tubular Back to the Future gift bag filled with your favorite 80s toys and treats, and $50 in OLC gift cards! 

One grand prize winner will be chosen randomly and will be notified by email after the conference ends.



3.  Social Media Contest

How to enter: 

  • Twitter – Follow us @OLCTODAY. Then, using #OLCAccelerate, Tweet about conference colleagues, peers, and speakers who are inspiring you.
  • Instagram – Workshops, sessions, innovations! Show us what you’re enjoying 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 with #OLCAccelerate. 

Prizes will be awarded based on highest number of posts, the most tweets from a post, funniest post, most unique post, and other randomly chosen posts. Be sure to take and share a photo of the best swaps that you receive and tag with #olcaccelerate! Sponsors for prizes listed below.

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

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. Special thanks to our sponsors for contributing prizes:



Social Media Prizes

Biometric Signature ID #346 $75 Amazon Gift Card
Collegis Education logos #442 Collegis Swag Bag + $25 Gift Card
Proctorio Logo #118 Samsung Chromebook 11.6 Laptop 1.7GHz, 2GB Ram, 16GB SSD
Screencast-o-matic logo #237 Looking to create videos for your educational institution? Screencast-O-Matic is awarding 5 free one-year deluxe subscriptions to OLC members. Screencast-O-Matic’s deluxe subscription enables you to take your video up a notch and create amazing videos with an intuitive video editor. Add text, moving animations and more!
SmarterServices logo #206 SmarterServices will contribute $50 to the charity of the winner’s choice.
Yellowdig logo #332 We will be giving the winner a free license to Yellowdig for one academic year.




Events & Sponsorships


Sponsored by



Tuesday, November 13

Wiley Education Services 12:30pm – 4:45pm

OLC Leadership Network Event
Southern Hemisphere III

5:00pm – 6:30pm OLC Awards & Leadership Ceremony and Reception (ticket required)
Southern Hemisphere II
Examity 5:00pm – 7:00pm Exhibit Hall Preview Reception (all attendees)
Atlantic Hall
Proctorio 7:00pm – 8:30pm Evening Event: Proctorio’s Time Machine Quarantine – A Welcome Bash Going Back to the 80’s (all attendees invited)
Atlantic Dance Hall on Disney’s Boardwalk

Wednesday, November 14


7:30am – 9:30am Wednesday Continental Breakfast
Northern and Southern Hemisphere Foyers




11:30am – 1:00pm Exhibit & Networking “Brown Bag” Lunch (all attendees)
Atlantic Hall
12:00pm – 12:45pm Field Guide Kick-off Event
Northern Hemisphere C
ProctorU 4:30pm – 5:45pm Welcome and Wednesday Keynote Address with Jane McGonigal
Pacific Hall
PSI 5:45pm – 7:00pm Welcome Reception
Atlantic Hall

Thursday, November 15

PSI 7:45am – 8:45am OLC Community Breakfast
Pacific Hall
12:00pm – 1:20pm OLC Women in Digital Learning Leadership Luncheon (ticket required)
Northern Hemisphere C
Canvas 4:15pm Thursday evening at Disney (After 5pm Tickets)
Hollywood Studios, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom
Magic Kingdom (special event tickets)

Friday, November 16



7:30am – 9:30am Continental Breakfast
Pacific Foyer/Pacific Hall
Breakfast 7:45am-8:15am – Breakfast continues to be available through the Friday Keynote until 9:30am
Examity 8:15am – 9:30am Friday Keynote Address with Jean Twenge
Pacific Hall
D2L 12:30pm – 1:00pm Closing Event – OLC Accelerate 2018: Back to the Future in Online, Blended, and Digital Learning
Southern Hemisphere Foyer

Additional Sponsorships

ProctorU Badge Holders (co-branded)
Pick up your badge holder in the conference registration area (Convention Foyer
Proctorio   Boarding Pass Print Station
Convention Foyer
Realizeit Discovery Sessions
Northern Hemisphere Foyer







The Chronicle of Higher Education

  Door Prize Drawings
Drawing for complimentary registration for any 2019 or 2020 Conference



Information Kiosks
Strategically placed at various locations around the conference space


  Technology Test Kitchen
Atlantic Hall (Exhibit Hall)

Carolina Distance Learning



  Learning Lounge
Atlantic Hall (Exhibit Hall)




2:45pm – 3:30pm

10:45am – 11:15am
2:15pm – 3:15pm

Networking Coffee Breaks
Atlantic Hall (Exhibit Hall)



Soomo Learning

  Power Stations
Convention Foyer and Exhibit Hall


Printed Schedule-at-a-Glance
SmarterServices Speed Networking Lounge
Atlantic Hall (Exhibit Hall)
Mediasite Streamed Sessions



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


Yoga Style
Wednesday, 11/14

6:30am – 7:30am

Asia 2 Slow Flow Yoga*
Thursday, 11/15 6:30am – 7:30am
Asia 2 Slow Flow Yoga*
Friday, 11/16 6:30am – 7:30am 
Asia 2 Slow Flow Yoga*


* Slow Flow Yoga – Ready to start the day energized? Join us for a 1 hour Slow Flow yoga class with Janet, a fellow conference attendee and certified yoga instructor.  Slow Flow yoga is made up of slow flow (three breaths per posture) including sun and/or moon salutations. Comfy clothes needed; bring your water bottle.  We will provide towels to use if you don’t have a yoga mat with you.

Note:  Attendees participate in yoga classes at their own risk. In the unlikely event of injury, please note that OLC and the WDW Swan & Dolphin Resort may not be held liable.


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.



Booth Raffle Prizes

Amazon logo #418 Amazon Echo Dot (daily raffle)
Biometric Signature ID #346 $100 Southwest Gift Card
Blindside logo #238 Bose on-ear wireless headphones
Canvas logo #128 Bluetooth headphones
Carolina Distance Learning #246 Get scanned to be entered to win 1 of two $100 Amazon gift cards.
Collegis Education logo #442 Amazon Echo
eScience Labs logo #320 Two $50 Visa Cards
GoReach logo #249 AirPods – Apple AirPods are great for just about everything. These wireless headphones connect with all your Apple devices, activate when you put them in, and capture your voice perfectly. Swing by booth #249 for a chance to win!
LearningMate logo #339 Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation)
OLC logo #100 Stop by the OLC Booth (#100) and enter to win an 80s Back to the Future-themed gift bag with $50 in OLC gift cards!
Proctorio Logo #118 Samsung Chromebook 11.6 Laptop 1.7GHz, 2GB Ram, 16GB SSD
Note: Participants must bring their Proctorio door tag to the booth and staple their business card to enter. Prizes will be shipped to winners.
ProctorU logo #200 Echo Dot (3rd Gen), Amazon’s most popular voice-controlled speaker. Ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, read the news, check the weather, set alarms, and control compatible smart home devices.
Screencast-o-matic logo #237 Create personalized videos with a green screen! To celebrate one of Screencast-O-Matic’s newest recording features, the company is giving away green screens to 5 lucky winners at OLC Accelerate. Take it to the next level and enhance your videos by removing your background! Visit Screencast-O-Matic at booth #237 for more.
SmarterServices logo #206 As a part of the contest that will be promoted on the door hangers, we will be giving away a Fuji Mini Polaroid camera and an Amazon Echo. Both are valued at about $50 each.
VitalSource Technologies logo #102 Beats by Dre – Headphones – Gold
Yellowdig logo #332 We will be giving the winner a free license to Yellowdig for one academic year.