Become an AuSM Premier Partner

Reach the Minnesota autism community through events, classes, advertising, and more.

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The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) Premier Partnerships are sponsorship opportunities that are ideal for organizations interested in supporting and reaching Minnesota’s autism community throughout the year in many ways.

With a prevalence rate of 1 in 34 and a population of more than 5 million people, Minnesota is estimated to have more than 150,000 autistic people. AuSM is uniquely positioned to serve them, their loved ones, and their networks. Millions of dollars are spent every year in professional industries serving the autism community including schools, therapy programs, support services, specialized products, and more.

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Premier Partnerships include a wide range of promotional opportunities:

By becoming an AuSM Premier Partner, you’ll receive more recognition, more sponsorship opportunities, and more access to the Minnesota autism community at a lower cost. This is the best deal for anyone who wants to be involved all year round.

Reach out to Kelly Ulrick at to learn more about becoming a Premier Partner! We’re happy to work with you to find the package that works the best for your needs, or to create an individualized package just for you. Payment plans are available.

Premier Partnership Tiers. To access this information in a more accessible format, click "View the AuSM Premier Partner brochure" below.

View the AuSM Premier Partner brochure. Here you’ll find details about the Premier Partner tiers, benefits, boosts, and more!

See our current Premier Partners.


Our events



Minnesota Autism Conference logo

April 17-19, 2024, Hilton Doubletree Minneapolis Airport

The Minnesota Autism Conference brings together over 400 members of the Minnesota autism community for three days of networking and learning from high-caliber speakers, gathering information from key autism exhibitors, and visiting the AuSM Shop.



Steps for Autism 2024 logo

May 19, 2024, ROC at the St. Louis Park Rec Center

Steps for Autism in Minnesota is not a traditional charitable walk: it’s all about supporting our community and connecting people with services, supports, and each other. The centerpiece of this event is a huge autism resource fair that our community loves.



The AuSM Jigsaw Puzzle Competition logo: a circle with a stylized group of four people sitting around a puzzle.

Sept. 2024, Mall of America and Virtually on Zoom

The 7th annual AuSM Jigsaw Puzzle Competition gives teams of up to four, located anywhere in the U.S., the opportunity to put their jigsaw puzzling passion to the test by competing for the fastest puzzle completion time. Reach the full Mall of America audience!



Autistic Community Summit logo: a lightbulb broken into colorful polygons

Nov. 2024

Created and curated by people with autism and for people with autism, the purpose of the Autistic Community Summit is to provide a space for community building and sharing the knowledge and perspectives of Minnesota’s autistic community.

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