TUESDAY EXHIBIT HALL OPENING CEREMONIES
An evening social will be hosted on Tuesday evening from 4-6pm during the exhibit hall opening. Sponsorship of this event will include providing food and drinks for the evening of social networking and continued interaction with conference attendees. Recognition will be included in the onsite convention program and through signage at the event.
Attendees will be delighted to find coffee and assorted juices as well as a continental breakfast assortment in the main hallway outside the Keynote Ballroom. Sponsors of the breakfast will receive generous recognition at the breakfast display and the opportunity to include custom messaging or takeaways.
BEVERAGE & SNACK SPONSOR
Attendees will be delighted to find a refreshing beverages during dedicated Exhibit Hall time throughout the week. Sponsors of the break will receive generous recognition at the break display, including signage, listing in the program book and on social media. Also included is and the opportunity to for custom messaging or takeaways.
RECHARGE AREA SPONSORSHIP
Seating in this lounge area in a high traffic area gives attendees a place to relax and connect in the central hub of the conference. The Recharge Area provides extra power for attendees to recharge devices between sessions. We will brand the area with your company’s logo and put your mark on this important functional space. The Recharge Areas will be located in the main registration hallway in front of the Exhibit Hall and just under the escalators.
$2,000 if sponsor provides their own charging station
IDEA PLAZA FURNITURE SPONSORSHIP
The IDEA Plaza is a popular place within the Exhibit Hall for numerous IDEAcon activities as well as a place for our featured speakers to meet and interact with attendees. Our local chapters and additional Educational Partners will be hosting activities and events within the space. Exhibitors will also have the chance to present a session in this space. The sponsor will be offered the opportunity to provide all furniture within this space but will work with the IDEAcon programming team on the layout and specific needs for the space. Signage by sponsor can be included as well.
NAME BADGE LANYARD SPONSORSHIP
Sponsor’s logo will be printed w/ the IDEAcon logo on the badge holder lanyards given to approximately 4,000 attendees. Price is inclusive of the lanyards.
HOTEL KEY CARD SPONSORSHIP
Be at your future customers’ fingertips. Attendees staying at the headquarters hotels will enter their sleeping rooms using a hotel keycard with your company’s logo (or custom design) imprinted on them.
VOLUNTEER SHIRTS SPONSORSHIP
Our volunteers are vital to the success of our conference. Volunteers assist with responsibilities within the conference program over the 4 days, including registration/check-in, giving directions, checking on presenters and helping with presentation rooms. Volunteers are required to wear highly visible t-shirts during their volunteer hours. This sponsorship will include the IDEAcon conference logo and the logo / info of the sponsor on all volunteer t-shirts.
CONVENTION CENTER STAIRS PRISM STAIRCASE
Unique branding opportunities will keep attendees talking about your event long after it’s ended. Capture the attention of attendees with this branding location. Message on the stair case will include "Welcome to IDEAcon" and with logo of sponsor. See example.
BALLROOM FOYER - DOUBLE-SIDED HANGING BANNERS
Keep your brand prominent within the conference center with a double-sided hanging banner in the main hallway of the conference center where keynotes and opening sessions will occur. Logo of sponsor and IDEAcon will be posted on both sides of the banner. See example.
CONVENTION CENTER FOYER - SINGLE-SIDED HANGING BANNERS
Stay top-of-mind with event attendees throughout the conference center with a single-sided banner in the foyer area outside of the Exhibit Hall. Logo of sponsor and IDEAcon will be posted on the banner. See example.
CONVENTION CENTER SIDE FOYER - COLUMN WRAPS
Stay top-of-mind with event attendees throughout the conference center with a column wrap in the foyer area outside of the Exhibit Hall. Logo of sponsor and IDEAcon will be posted on the banner. See example.
ESCALATORS NEAR BREAKOUT ROOMS - RAIL PANEL CLING
High-traffic areas provide branding opportunities that maximize exposure on the rail panel on the escalators in the conference center that lead upstairs to breakout rooms. "Welcome to IDEAcon" and "Sponsored by" with logo of sponsor will be placed on the rail panel cling. See example.
ESCALATORS NEAR BREAKOUT ROOMS - HANGING BANNER
Capture the attention of attendees with this branding location. The hanging banner will be visible as attendees go down the escalator. The banner message will be "Welcome to IDEAcon" with logo of sponsor. See example.
ESCALATORS NEAR BREAKOUT ROOMS - ESCALATOR CLINGS
Escalator Clings are sure to get attention of attendees as they come and go to and from breakout sessions and the Exhibit Hall. Logo of sponsor and IDEAcon will be posted on the cling. See example.
BREAKOUT ROOMS, CONVENTION CENTER SIDE - CHARGING STATION
Charging stations have been a highly requested item at our conference. Now is your opportunity to provide charging stations for attendees in a highly visible area. Stations will include IDEAcon logo and the logo of the sponsor. See example.
CHARGING TABLE WITH GRAPHICS
Charging tables will be placed in areas throughout the conference center where attendees will be sitting and waiting and/ or networking with others. Take this opportunity to provide a highly requested item for IDEAcon. Tables will include IDEAcon logo and the logo of the sponsor. See example.
SOCIAL MEDIA WALL w/GRAPHICS & MONITOR
Our Twitter feed wall and social media area will be one of the most awed over and photographed features of the conference. As a sponsor of the Social Media Wall you’ll receive your full-color branding and messaging on the printed wall wrap and in the screen layout. See example.