Sponsors

Start thinking outside the booth ... promote yourself at the Show for Snow!

Sponsorships help create a better experience for the attendee while building your brand and supporting the industry. This meaningful partnership helps position your company as a respected expert or resource, a partner, and leader in the field of Snow and Ice removal. 

Sponsor opportunities are available in a variety of price ranges to fit your budget and maximize your visibility at the 2018 North American Snow Conference.
 

Benefits

All sponsorships include:
• Logo on every page of the North American Snow Conference website 
• Logo on Snow Conference related marketing emails
• Recognition on the Mobile App
• Facebook and Twitter notifications upon contract
• Signage strategically placed during the conference with your company name and booth number
• Additional APWA priority points (maximum of 5)
• Sponsor ribbons for all of your booth staff  for immediate recognition
• Logo in pre-show APWA Reporter magazine if sponsorship is received by February 1st
• Logo in post-show APWA Reporter magazine
• Logo in post-event email
• Plus additional benefits tailored to each opportunity

Sponsorships over $5,000 will also receive one professional video live Facebook post from their booth. Posts are archived on the APWA Facebook page for viewing even after the event for increased exposure. Sponsorships may be combined to meet the minimum.

Choose from a menu of offerings or customize your own promotional package. Let us know what you have in mind!

Lysa Byous Meeting Planner / Exhibit Manager
816-595-5243
LByous@apwa.net

Exclusive Sponsorships

Exclusive Sponsorship options will entitle you to reserve the same for the following year, deadlines will apply.

Welcome Sponsor

Create an impressive welcome package by including your company logo on two welcome banners in the registration area, as well as placing your logo on directional signs throughout the public areas leading to the Exhibit Hall.
Sponsorship Fee: $8,000+
APWA Priority Points: 5

Hotel Card Key 

Place your company logo and booth number in the hands of Snow Conference attendees. Attendees will carry hotel key cards with them from check-in to check-out and even longer when the key card is kept as a souvenir.
Sponsorship Fee: $2,500
APWA PriorityPoints: 2

Registration Bags 

Make a lasting impression and gain visibility with Snow Conference attendees through sponsorship of the registration bag. Your company logo will be prominently displayed along with the Snow Conference logo. 
Sponsorship Fee: TBD
APWA Priority Points: TBD

Badge Lanyards

An attendee favorite! Sponsor the badge lanyard and attendees will wear your company name around their necks. Many attendees save their lanyards to wear at other conferences.
Sponsorship Fee: $4,500
APWA Priority Points: 4

Attendee Badge (NEW!)

Make your mark on Snow attendees as the badge sponsor. Your company logo prominently displayed on the back of every attendees name badge. This opportunity provides ongoing exposure as attendees will do all the marketing for your company.

Sponsorship Fee: $3,000

Priority Points: 3
Make your mark on Snow attendees as the badge sponsor. Your company logo prominently displayed on the back of every attendees name badge. This opportunity provides ongoing exposure as attendees will do all the marketing for your company.
Sponsorship Fee $3,000
Priority Points: 3

Convention Center Wi-Fi & Mobile App

Be the star of the Snow Conference by providing free Wi-Fi for all attendees!  Our Mobile App will be the predominant on-site guide, giving your logo multiple impressions per day.  Reserve Sponsorship by 4/1/18 and have your company name or short phrase set as the password to access the Wi-Fi during the entire conference.
Sponsorship Fee:  $10,000
Be the star of the Snow Conference by providing free Wi-Fi for all attendees!  Our Mobile App will be the predominant on-site guide, giving your logo multiple impressions per day. Reserve Sponsorship by 4/1/18 and have your company name or short phrase set as the password to access the Wi-Fi during the entire conference.

Sponsorship Fee:  $10,000
APWA Priority Points:  5

Snow Celebration Reception

One of the highlights at the North American Snow Conference — you will be given the opportunity to give a welcome to approximately 500 attendees. Your company logo will be placed on signage at the event as well as printed on napkins used at the event. The opportunity to distribute a promotional item to attendees at the event is also available. Additional benefits are dependent on location and can be customized to meet your goals. 
Sponsorship Fee: $7,000
APWA Priority Points: 5

Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate Workshop  (2 opportunities )

The Winter Maintenance Supervisors Certificate Workshop is an ideal opportunity to gain exposure for your company as an education sponsor. Your logo will be displayed on the course notebook and meeting signage. Sponsors can provide a giveaway item for program participants. This sponsorship includes three registrations to the Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate Workshop.
Sponsorship Fee: $3,500
APWA Priority Points: 3

Coffee Break for the Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate Workshop

Energize the participants of the Winter Maintenance Supervisors Certificate Workshop in providing the morning and afternoon coffee breaks. A sign recognizing your sponsorship will be displayed during the day long program.
Sponsorship Fee: $2,500
APWA Priority Points: 2



Non-Exclusive Sponsorships 

Badge Zone  (NEW!)

The Badge Zone’s fun ribbons have been a hit at PWX so we’re bringing them to the Snow Conference! Sponsor the 2018 Badge Zone with fun ribbons plus a custom ribbon made specifically for your company! Sponsorship includes company name and booth number on the Badge Zone sign and your choice of a one-color custom ribbon to be included in the offerings.
Sponsorship Fee: $1,500

Priority Points: 1

Sponsorship Fee: $1,500
Priority Points: 1



Chill Zones (3 Opportunities)

Not for sales or product display

Option 1:  Fully Furnished Recharge Station 
Snow attendees will need a place to “chill” and “recharge” on the exhibit floor. What a great opportunity for you to sponsor a Chill Zone Recharge Station for participants to charge their phone or mobile devices while taking a few minutes to relax. Multiple brand placements are included in the furnished pods, complete with a water feature! Reserve early and choose the carpet color to match your branding.
Sponsorship Fee: $7,000
Priority Points: 5

Option 2:  Furnished Lounge 
Keep attendees in the hall while chilling out by hosting a furnished lounge area. Multiple brand placements are included, complete with a water feature! Reserve early and choose the carpet color to match your logo. 
Sponsorship Fee: $5,500
Priority Points: 5


Option 3:  Unfurnished Lounge 
Increase your brand recognition and the attendee experience by hosting a lounge area on the exhibit floor. This blank slate is a perfect opportunity to host food and beverage, games, massages, relaxation, or whatever you can come up with! Need ideas or want to add in some of the elements of the furnished lounges? Just call us.
Sponsorship Fee:  $2,500         
APWA Priority Points:  2

Hydration Stations

Host 5 water stations across the Exhibit floor for the entire program. Your company logo and booth number will be prominently displayed on a sign at each station. Amp up the impact by  providing logo’d refillable water bottles that attendees will carry with them after the conference.
Sponsorship Fee: $1,200
APWA Priority Points: 1
Water Bottles: extra TBD

Lunch on the Exhibit Floor (2 opportunities available)

Host the Monday or Tuesday lunch on the exhibit floor. Your company name and booth number will be placed on the lunch tickets and on signage in the lunch area. You will have the opportunity to have a floor supported banner in the area & have a host table in the food and beverage area to distribute a promotional item to attendees.
Sponsorship Fee: $5,000 per day
APWA Priority Points: 5

Beer Sponsors for the Welcome Reception

Welcome attendees to your booth on Sunday evening as you will be provided with one keg of beer and bartender service inside your booth. A sign promoting your sponsorship and a map of the exhibit floor indicating sponsor booth & beer keg locations will be provided, drawing traffic to your booth. Additional kegs and upgrades to craft beers are available.
Sponsorship Fee: $1,500
APWA Priority Points: 1
Limit of 6 Sponsorship Opportunities

Food Sponsors for the Welcome Reception  

Become a part of our Sunday Evening Welcome Reception by helping sponsor the food. A sign promoting your sponsorship will be placed in the food area on the floor Sunday.
Sponsorship Fee: $1,500
APWA Priority Points: 1
Limit of 6 Sponsorship Opportunities

“Know Before You Go” attendee email  (NEW!)

This informative email goes out to all registered attendees prior to the Snow Conference. Your custom message and logo will be seen by those who have already made the decision to be in Indianapolis!   

Bonus: Kick it up a notch by embedding your own video welcoming attendees to the North American Snow Conference!  APWA Marketing staff will work with you to script the video, but you choose your own staff and location to film it! 

Email-only Sponsorship Fee: $1,000 — APWA Priority Points:  1
Video Email Sponsorship Fee: $4,000 — APWA Priority Points: 4

Snow Conference T-Shirt — Exclusive until 1/1/18  (NEW!)

Sure to become a collector’s item, the new 2018 North American Snow Conference T-shirt will feature the sponsor logo on the back. Every full and one-day registrant (not expo-only) will receive one at registration, giving you up to 1000 impressions in just the first wearing. Exclusive Sponsorship is for only one company on the shirt and must be reserved by January 1, 2018.   
Exclusive Full Back Sponsorship: $8,000  
APWA Priority Points: 5

Snow Conference T-Shirt  (Multiple opportunities)

After January 1, if the exclusive sponsor option is not picked up, multiple sponsorships may be placed on the back of the shirt.
Multiple Sponsorships  
Qty 1 — Extra Large logo on the top back: $2,000 — APWA Priority Points: 2
Qty 4 — Large logo in the center: $1,000 — APWA Priority Points: 1
Qty 9 — Medium logo on the lower back: $500
Qty 9 — Small logo on bottom back: $350

Exhibit Floor Directional (Multiple opportunities)  (NEW!)

Drive attendees to your booth by notifying attendees that you will be holding in-booth raffles, give-aways, demo’s and trainings on the show floor. Your 2-line notification will be placed on a professionally printed directional sign inside the entrance and will be included in the fold-out Pocket Guide. (Deadline April 1, 2018) Specific guidelines will apply. Multiple opportunities.
Sponsorship Fee:  $250         
APWA Priority Points:  0

Technical Tour Buses  (NEW!)

Connect with attendees who ride the Tech Tour busses and reach a captive audience on Tuesday for all Snow Conference Attendees who participate in the technical tours across Indianapolis. In addition to being recognized through special signage and your company will have the exclusive right to distribute a promotional item to all riders.
Sponsorship Fee: $4,000

Priority Points: 4
Sponsorship Fee: $4,000
Priority Points: 4



Other Promotional Opportunities:

FaceBook Live Post
Exhibitor Solutions Theater
New Product Showcase Theater
APWA Reporter ad
Pocket Guide Ad
Mobile App Ad

Become a Sponsor

Conference sponsorship is an excellent and affordable way to solidify your image as an industry leader and elevate attendees' experience.

For details, please contact:
Lysa Byous
Meeting Planner / Exhibit Manager
lbyous@apwa.net