The TML Greenhouse is where conference attendees enjoy pint-sized presentations packed with applicable solutions and innovative ideas. Prominently located in the exhibit hall, this unique space is designed to spark curiosity and creativity. Conference attendees will be invited to join TML Greenhouse sponsors for informative and applicable presentations, each 30 minutes or less.

Two 30-Minute Presentation Slots

Includes seating for up to 40 attendees and AV equipment​

Lite Refreshments

Coffee, tea, soda, water for Greenhouse audience​


Print and digital promotion through TML communications

greenhouse details and guidelines

Presentations must meet the following guidelines:

  • Keep the presentation length between 15-20 minutes to allow 10–15 minutes for questions and discussion
  • Start and end promptly
  • Keep it educational and do not include promotional content
  • Showcase Texas city successes
  • Share timely news on issues that affect Texas cities
  • Provide insight on state or federal programs that are important to Texas cities
  • Use practical examples, and include helpful tips for city officials

Presentation Times

Wednesday, October 4

12:30–1:00 p.m.

1:15–1:45 p.m. (RESERVED)

2:00–2:30 p.m. (RESERVED)

2:45–3:15 p.m. (RESERVED)

3:30–4:00 p.m. (RESERVED)

4:15–4:45 p.m.

Thursday, October 5

9:15–9:45 a.m.

10:00–10:30 a.m. (RESERVED)

10:45–11:15 a.m. (RESERVED)

1:30–2:00 p.m. (RESERVED)

2:15–2:45 p.m. (RESERVED)

3:00–3:30 p.m.

Is the TML Green
house Right for You?

We’re interested in content-rich presentations of 30 minutes or less, focusing on issues and programs affecting Texas cities. Presentations should be informative and educational, not promotional.

TML Conference attendees appreciate speakers that represent the diversity of Texas, and especially enjoy hearing from other Texas cities.

Greenhouse presenters only deliver unique content that is guaranteed to help our city officials learn and grow. If product demonstration is your main goal, let us find another opportunity that is right for you.

Full List of Sponsor Benefits:

*Space is limited to 6 sponsors!

Speaking Sessions

  • Two 30-minute presentation slots in the TML Greenhouse
  • Seating for up to 40 attendees and AV equipment​
  • Coffee, tea, soda, water for Greenhouse audience​
  • Print and digital promotion through TML communications
    • Session titles included in the September pre-conference issue of Texas Town & City
    • Session titles and descriptions included in the final conference program online and in the conference mobile app

Exhibit Space

  • One 10’ x 20’ end-cap exhibit booth space in premium location exclusive to sponsors
  • Basic booth décor and furnishings including:
    • 10’ x 20’ standard carpeting
    • 6’ skirted table
    • two side chairs
    • one wastebasket


  • One half-page, full-color advertisement in the September pre-conference issue of Texas Town & City (if final artwork is received by July 27)
  • One half-page, full-color advertisement in the December issue of Texas Town & City (repeat September artwork, or submit new ad by October 26)

Review advertising policy
Editorial calendar and deadlines
Artwork specifications

Conference Access and Hotel Accommodations

  • Up to four full registrations to the 2023 Annual Conference, including admittance to:
    • Conference educational sessions
    • Exhibit hall
    • Thursday luncheon and keynote speaker
    • Friday closing brunch
  • Up to ten additional exhibit hall-only passes for staff and guests (booth space includes 6 passes + 10 additional = 16 exhibit hall passes total)
  • Designated room block for up to six hotel reservations for the 2023 Annual Conference (for reservations received by August 18. Maximum of 6 rooms. Hotel fees not included. Hotel preference not guaranteed)


  • Logo recognition in the September pre-conference issue of Texas Town & City (if sponsor commitment and high resolution logo are received by July 14)
  • Logo recognition in the December post-conference issue of Texas Town & City
  • Display of company logo throughout the 2023 Annual Conference
  • Recognition and website link in the 2023 Annual Conference mobile app
  • Gold sponsor designation floor decal with corporate name and logo placed in front of exhibit booth
  • Feature in the “Village Happenings” guide, highlighting exhibit hall attractions for attendees onsite
  • Inclusion in exhibit hall schedule of activities/events
  • Exhibit booth location emphasized on the exhibit hall floor plan and directories throughout the exhibit hall
  • Sponsor badge ribbons

Mailing List

  • Pre-conference attendee mailing list of 2023 Annual Conference registrants
  • Post-conference attendee mailing list of 2023 Annual Conference registrants

Review mailing list details and policy


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Dates & Deadlines

June 30

Greenhouse sponsorship commitment and preferred time selection due

July 14

Presentation title(s) due

Aug 25

Final presentation description due

Aug 25

Audiovisual or other needs due

Sep 28

PowerPoint presentations due

Oct 3

Onsite check in (brief introduction to the Greenhouse space)