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Sponsorship Opportunities


CONNECTIONS™ offers the best opportunity in the industry to network with industry executives and display your company's hardware, software, and service offerings.

With a foundation of 15 years, plus more than 25 years of market research expertise specifically on consumers and technology, CONNECTIONS™ creates the exposure you need to get your message heard in the market.

Contact Parks Associates today to begin crafting your sponsorship plan.

LEVEL (click level for details)
PRICING

Diamond
Platinum
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Reception
Registration
Lunch
Breakfast
Break
Promotional Item (in conjunction with existing sponsorship)

$30,000+
$22,500
$17,500
$12,500
$8,000
$15,000
$15,000
$15,000
$4,500
$4,500
$2,500/each

Sponsorship Benefits


All Sponsors Receive the Following Benefits

Pre-Show Branding

  • Logo placement on CONNECTIONS™ conference email marketing
  • Corporate logo and link to company website on CONNECTIONS™ conference website
  • Opportunity to contribute to the Industry Insights blog
  • Corporate logo recognition on Industry Insights blog until the end of the conference
  • Banner ad placement on Industry Insights and Parks Associates blogs (468x60, and 125x125) until the end of the conference
  • Logo or company name on all CONNECTIONS™ advertisements
  • Reference in conference press releases

Onsite Visibility

  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area (for exhibiting sponsorships)
  • Logo on slides between CONNECTIONS™ sessions (in rotation with others)
  • Electronic materials included on CONNECTIONS™ attendee-only site (white paper, marketing materials, article)
  • Logo recognition in CONNECTIONS™ program guide/conference materials

Post-Event Branding & Visibility

  • Opportunity to submit blog posts to Industry Insights blog
  • Reference in post-event press release
  • Ongoing promotion in CONNECTIONS™ Industry Insights newsletter


EXHIBITING SPONSORSHIPS

DIAMOND SPONSORSHIP - $30,000+


A fully customized opportunity including such options as a special session or workshop. Contact Parks Associates to start building your sponsorship today.

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP - $22,500


  • Front-page logo recognition in conference materials
  • Pre-event “meet the sponsor“ email to conference attendees
  • Press release exclusively about your company’s participation and focus of the event
  • Ten full-conference passes to CONNECTIONS™ conference
  • Two-page brochure in CONNECTIONS™ conference materials (brochure must be received by April 19, 2014)
  • Full-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide (deadline April 19, 2014)
  • Company banner displayed in main CONNECTIONS™ session room (sponsor provides banner; suggested size 5’ x 10’ or with show approval by April 19, 2014)
  • Logo on CONNECTIONS™ event bag (deadline April 19, 2014)
  • Dedicated PR outreach and opportunity to host press conference/announcement

GOLD SPONSORSHIP - $17,500


  • Six full-conference passes
  • Full-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide (deadline April 19, 2014)

SILVER SPONSORSHIP - $12,500


  • Four full-conference passes
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ program guide (deadline April 19, 2014)

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP - $8,000


  • Three full-conference passes


SPECIAL SPONSORSHIPS

RECEPTION SPONSORSHIP - $15,000, limited to 2


  • Press release exclusively about your company’s participation and focus of the event
  • Seven full-conference passes
  • Twenty reception-only passes
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ program guide (deadline April 19, 2014)
  • Place cards with logo recognition on buffet tables
  • Sponsorship announced at reception, with optional five minutes to speak to the audience
  • Distribution of personalized napkins (supplied by event organizer)
  • Onsite poster sign highlighting sponsorship and promoting reception
  • Tabletop (optional)

REGISTRATION SPONSORSHIP - $15,000, Exclusive


  • Press release exclusively about your company’s participation and focus of the event
  • Seven full-conference passes
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ program guide (deadline April 19, 2014)
  • Logo recognition on registration desks
  • CONNECTIONS™ Lanyards (supplied by sponsor, received by Parks Associates by April 19, 2014)
  • Tabletop (optional)

LUNCH SPONSORSHIP - $15,000, limited to 2


  • Press release exclusively about your company’s participation and focus of the event
  • Reference in a CONNECTIONS™ conference press release
  • Seven full-conference passes
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ program guide (deadline April 19, 2014)
  • Place cards with logo recognition on buffet tables
  • Sponsorship announced at session(s) before lunch
  • Five minutes to speak to the audience during lunch
  • Tabletop (optional)

BREAKFAST SPONSORSHIP - $4,500, limited to 2


  • Two full-conference passes
  • Place cards with logo recognition on buffet tables
  • Sponsorship announced during meal function and in session(s)
  • Distribution of personalized napkins (supplied by event organizer)

BREAK SPONSORSHIP - $4,500, limited availability


  • Two full-conference passes
  • Place cards with logo recognition on buffet tables
  • Sponsorship announced during meal function and in session(s)
  • Distribution of personalized napkins (supplied by event organizer)

Promotional Items - $2,500 each, available only in conjunction with existing sponsorship


Promotional Item to be distributed in conference bag or in main conference seating area on Day 1 (promotional Item supplied by sponsor and must be received by April 19, 2014)

  • Notepad and pen or pencil – distributed with attendee materials or in main session room
  • Any promotional item (pending conference management approval)

Additional Options:

  • Full-page advertising – CONNECTIONS™ program guide (deadline April 19, 2014)
  • Water bottle sponsorship (plus material cost)
  • Logo on event bag (April 19, 2014)
  • Tabletop option

Program Guide Advertising, available without existing sponsorship

  • Full-page Ad - $1,500
  • Half-page Ad - $750

OTHER EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS: $5,000 with existing sponsorship; $10,000 standard

  • Program Guide Sponsor
  • Wi-Fi Sponsor
  • Attendee-Only Site Sponsor

Contact Parks Associates for more information or sign up.