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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 20 years, plus more than 30 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.

Special Pricing Discounts Available till March 1, 2018. Contact Eli Lund for more information.

LEVEL (click level for details)
PRICING

Research Partner
Platinum
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Reception
Registration

Lunch
Charging Station
Breakfast
Break
Program Guide
Wi-Fi & Program Guide

Coffee
Promotional Item (in conjunction with existing sponsorship)

$35,000+
$24,000
$19,000
$14,000
$9,000
$16,500
$16,500
$16,500

$8,000
$7,500
$7,500
$9,000
$9,000

$8,500
$2,500/each

Sponsorship Benefits


All Sponsors Receive the Following Benefits

Pre-Show Branding, Media Visibility, and Social Media Promotion

  • Logo recognition on promotional email marketing
  • Corporate logo and link to company website on CONNECTIONS™ conference website
  • Promotion on Parks Associates blog promoting sponsorship
  • Reference in at least five conference event press releases, distributed to the national media wire and Parks Associates’ media list
  • Promotion through Parks Associates’ extensive social media networks, including LinkedIn and Twitter

Onsite Visibility and Networking

  • Early access to attendee list and Concierge Service to support face-to-face appointments with attendees
  • 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 (whitepaper, marketing materials, article)
  • Logo recognition in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide and on-site conference materials

Post-Event Branding & Visibility

  • Opportunity to submit blog posts
  • Reference in post-event press release


SPONSORSHIPS

RESEARCH PARTNER SPONSORSHIP - $35,500, limited to 2


  • Custom whitepaper developed for sponsor and distributed at event to attendees (also available online for download and includes lead generation)
  • Pre-event “meet the sponsor” email to conference attendees
  • Press release created and distributed by Parks Associates
  • Two-page brochure in show materials
  • Full-page ad in Program Guide
  • Dedicated PR coordination and outreach with the Parks Associates team
  • Dedicated on-site poster highlighting sponsorship
  • 5 full-conference passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area

Contact Parks Associates to start building your sponsorship today.

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP - $24,000


  • Front-page logo recognition in conference materials
  • Pre-event “meet the sponsor” email to conference attendees
  • Press release created and distributed by Parks Associates, exclusively about your company’s focus and participation at the event
  • Ten full-conference passes to CONNECTIONS™
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area
  • Two-page brochure in CONNECTIONS™ materials
  • Full-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide
  • Logo on CONNECTIONS™ event bag
  • Dedicated PR coordination and outreach with the Parks Associates team, including the opportunity to host a press conference/announcement
  • Dedicated on-site poster highlighting sponsorship

GOLD SPONSORSHIP - $19,000


  • Six full-conference passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area
  • Full-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide

SILVER SPONSORSHIP - $14,000


  • Four full-conference passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP - $9,000


  • Three full-conference passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area


SPECIAL BRANDING SPONSORSHIPS

NETWORKING RECEPTION - $16,500, limited to 2


  • Press release created and distributed by Parks Associates exclusively about your company’s participation and focus at the event
  • Seven full-conference passes
  • Twenty reception-only passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide
  • 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)
  • Dedicated on-site poster highlighting sponsorship

REGISTRATION - $16,500, Exclusive


  • Press release created and distributed by Parks Associates exclusively about your company’s focus and participation at the event
  • Seven full-conference passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide
  • Logo recognition on registration desks
  • CONNECTIONS™ Lanyards (supplied by sponsor)
  • Dedicated on-site poster highlighting sponsorship

NETWORKING LUNCH - $16,500, limited to 2


  • Press release created and distributed by Parks Associates, exclusively about your company’s focus and participation at the event
  • Seven full-conference passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide
  • Place cards with logo recognition on buffet tables
  • Sponsorship announced at session(s) before lunch
  • Five minutes to speak to the audience prior to lunch break
  • Dedicated on-site poster highlighting sponsorship

NETWORKING BREAKFAST - $7,500, 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)

NETWORKING BREAK - $7,500, 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)

CHARGING STATION - $8,000, EXCLUSIVE


  • Five full-conference passes
  • Sponsor branded table with charging stations for laptops and mobile devices
  • On-site poster promoting sponsors’ brand and participation in event
  • Tabletop in conference room for exhibit/demo (by request)
  • Half-page ad in Program Guide
  • Company logo on all marketing materials
  • Inclusion of company collateral in Attendee Materials (electronic format)

PROGRAM GUIDE - $9,000, EXCLUSIVE


  • Company logo on cover of Program Guide and within the document's footer template
  • Three full-conference passes

WI-FI & ATTENDEE-ONLY SITE - $9,000, EXCLUSIVE


  • Company logo with 50-word description and links to company resources on the landing page following Wi-Fi sign-in, seen by all attendees
  • Company logo featured prominently on the login and materials pages of the Attendee-Only Site, with prominent display of company links and materials
  • Three full-conference passes

COFFEE - $8,500, EXCLUSIVE


  • Three full-conference passes
  • Place cards and signage with logo recognition at coffee stations
  • Logoed coffee cups or sleeves at coffee stations

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)
  • Any promotional item (pending conference management approval)
  • Notepad and pen or pencil – distributed with attendee materials or in main session room
  • Water bottle sponsorship (plus material cost)
  • Logo on CONNECTIONS™ event bag
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area

Program Guide Advertising, available without existing sponsorship

  • Full-page Ad - $2,500
  • Half-page Ad - $1,500

Contact Parks Associates for more information or to sign up.