« ParksAssociates.com Hosted by Parks Associates

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. Early sponsorship rates end January 31, 2015.

LEVEL (click level for details)
PRICING

Diamond
Platinum
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Reception
Registration
Lunch
Breakfast
Break
Wi-Fi, Program Guide, or Attendee-Only Site Sponsor
Promotional Item (in conjunction with existing sponsorship)

$30,000+
$20,000 ($22,500 after JAN 31)
$16,000 ($17,500 after JAN 31)
$10,000 ($12,500 after JAN 31)
$6,500 ($8,000 after JAN 31)
$13,500 ($15,000 after JAN 31)
$13,500 ($15,000 after JAN 31)
$13,500 ($15,000 after JAN 31)
$6,000
$6,000
$10,000 ($5,000 w/ existing sponsorship)
$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 Industry Insights blog promoting sponsorship
  • Corporate logo rotating on Industry Insights blog until conclusion of the conference
  • 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

  • EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO Concierge Service including 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 to Industry Insights blog
  • Reference in post-event press release
  • Ongoing promotion in Industry Insights email newsletter
  • Logo placement and recognition in Event Summary, distributed 6-8 weeks following the event


EXHIBITING SPONSORSHIPS

DIAMOND SPONSORSHIP - $30,000+


A customized opportunity providing maximum visibility to the CONNECTIONS™ audience. Contact Parks Associates to start building your sponsorship today.

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP - $20,000 ($22,500 after JAN 31)


  • 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 (must be received by April 17, 2015)
  • Full-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide (deadline April 17, 2015)
  • Logo on CONNECTIONS™ event bag (deadline April 17, 2015)
  • 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 - $16,000 ($17,500 after JAN 31)


  • Six full-conference passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area
  • Full-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide (deadline April 17, 2015)

SILVER SPONSORSHIP - $10,000 ($12,500 after JAN 31)


  • Four full-conference passes
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area
  • Half-page ad in CONNECTIONS™ Program Guide (deadline April 17, 2015)

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP - $6,500 ($8,000 after JAN 31)


  • Three full-conference passes


SPECIAL SPONSORSHIPS

RECEPTION SPONSORSHIP - $13,500 ($15,000 after JAN 31), 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 (deadline April 17, 2015)
  • 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 SPONSORSHIP - $13,500 ($15,000 after JAN 31), 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 (deadline April 17, 2015)
  • Logo recognition on registration desks
  • CONNECTIONS™ Lanyards (supplied by sponsor, received by Parks Associates by April 17, 2015)
  • Dedicated on-site poster highlighting sponsorship

LUNCH SPONSORSHIP - $13,500 ($15,000 after JAN 31), 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 (deadline April 17, 2015)
  • 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

BREAKFAST SPONSORSHIP - $6,000, 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 - $6,000, 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)

Other Exclusive Options - $5,000 in conjunction with existing sponsorship ($10,000 stand-alone)


Program Guide Sponsor

  • Company logo on cover of Program Guide and within the document's footer template
  • (Without existing sponsorship) – three full-conference passes plus all Standard Sponsor Benefits

Wi-Fi Sponsor

  • Company logo with 50-word description and links to company resources on the landing page following Wi-Fi sign-in, seen by all attendees
  • (Without existing sponsorship) – three full-conference passes plus all Standard Sponsor Benefits

Attendee-Only Site Sponsor 

  • Company logo featured prominently on the login and materials pages of the Attendee-Only Site, with prominent display of company links and materials
  • (Without existing sponsorship) – three full-conference passes plus all Standard Sponsor Benefits

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 17, 2015)
  • 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 (April 17, 2015)
  • Tabletop in Exhibit Area

Program Guide Advertising, available without existing sponsorship (deadline April 17, 2015)

  • Full-page Ad - $1,500
  • Half-page Ad - $900

Contact Parks Associates for more information or to sign up.