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Sponsorship Opportunities

The International Drone Expo and Business Conference offers companies a unique opportunity to engage with the global commercial drone community. On-site activations coupled with our multi-channel marketing strategy target an engaged audience to provide sponsors maximum exposure, prominent branding, and return on investment. Sponsorship opportunities are developed in collaboration with each sponsor in order to meet their marketing objectives, overall footprint, deliverables and budget. Whether your goal is to launch a new product, increase brand awareness, grow market share, differentiate yourself from competitors, or drive sales, the International Drone Expo offers a wide range of promotional opportunities that will maximize your investment and experience pre-event and on-site.

ALL SPONSORSHIPS INCLUDE:

PRE-EVENT:

  • Company Logo hyperlinked on IDE Sponsor Webpage
  • Company Logo incorporated into IDE media campaigns and marketing materials (print and digital)
  • Social Media promotions on Facebook and Twitter (content provided by sponsor; number of each posting based on time period between sponsorship commitment and event)

ON-SITE AT THE EVENT:

  • Company Listing included in the Official Show Guide
  • Company Logo included in the Official Show Guide Sponsor Page
  • Company Logo included on Entrance Tower/Welcome Sign at Show Entrance
  • Company Logo included on On-site Event Signage

Presenting Sponsorships:

Platinum Corporate Sponsor: $20,000 (exclusive)

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • Presenting a Keynote address to the full conference audience
  • 20’ x 30’ Raw Booth Space
  • One full-page, 4-color advertisement in the Official Show Guide
  • Website Homepage Advertisement
  • Posting of Press Releases on IDE Website
  • Company Logo on Carpet Decal at front of exhibit space
  • Opportunity to host 2 Drone Talks and/or 2 demonstrations in the Drone Fly Cage
  • Opportunity to provide branded product to IDE Conference Attendees
  • Opportunity to have a company technical expert (non-sales/marketing) to participate or host a conference panel. Panel and topic to be selected by IDE program director and Advisory Board
  • Company Logo hyperlinked on IDE homepage
  • One post show dedicated email blast to IDE Database
  • Senior executive to make introductory remarks and introduce first Keynotes
  • 6 Full IDE Business Conference Passes
  • 40 Expo Only Passes

Corporate Sponsor: $12,000

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • 20 ’x 20’ Raw Booth Space
  • One full-page, 4-color advertisement in the Official Show Guide
  • Website Homepage Advertisement
  • Posting of Press Releases on IDE Website
  • Company Logo on Carpet Decal at front of exhibit space
  • Opportunity to host 1 Drone Talk in the exhibit hall
  • Opportunity for a  demonstration in the Drone Fly Cage
  • Opportunity to provide branded product to IDE Conference Attendees
  • Opportunity to have a company technical expert (non-sales/marketing) to participate on a conference panel. Panel and topic to be selected by IDE program director and Advisory Board
  • Prominent placement of logo hyperlinked on IDE 2018 website
  • 3 Full IDE Business Conference Passes
  • 20 Expo Only Passes

Special Feature Sponsorships:

Drone Fly Cage & Drone Talks Stage: $12,000

The Drone Fly Cage and the Drone Talks Stage are two adjacent, dedicated areas built out on the show floor featuring interactive drone related activations and presentations. The Drone Fly Cage will feature different drone demonstrations by many exhibitors and partners of the event. The Drone Talk Stage features seminars and educational discussions by relative drone industry professionals. All attendees have complimentary access to both of these areas, making them unique features of IDE. This ensures maximum audience exposure and large event coverage.

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • 20’ x 20’ Raw Booth Space
  • One full-page, 4-color advertisement in the Official Show Guide
  • Website Homepage Advertisement
  • Posting of Press Releases on IDE Website
  • Opportunity to host 4 Drone Talks and/or 4 demonstrations in the Drone Fly Cage
  • Company senior executive to make introductory remarks at the opening of the Drone Fly Cage
  • Opportunity to have a company technical expert (non-sales/marketing) to participate on a conference panel. Panel and topic to be selected by IDE program director and Advisory Board
  • Company Logo on Banner hanging over area
  • Recognition on IDE Drone Talks Website Description Page
  • 5 Full IDE Business Conference Passes
  • 20 Expo Only Passes

International Drone Expo Women in Drones Breakfast: $5,000

Be front and center at this exclusive event where the leading women in the drone industry connect, network and engage in a panel discussion. This is a great opportunity to reach the rapidly growing drone industry and this niche market of individuals. The breakfast is open to all IDE full conference attendees.

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • 10’ x 10’ Exhibit Space Package
  • One half-page, 4-color advertisement in the Official Show Guide
  • Breakfast named after the sponsor
  • Company Logo on signage and marketing materials specific to the event
  • Recognition on IDE Women in Drones Website Description Page
  • Opportunity to hold introductory remarks for the panel and/or fill 1 panelist seat
  • 2 Full IDE Business Conference Passes

Event and product sponsorships

Conference Attendee Bags (Exclusive): $7,000 *Cost of production included

Have every attendee carry a reusable bag with your company’s logo featured on it. Here’s a premium opportunity to be the only company logo on bags that are distributed to every attendee at the IDE Business Conference.

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • One full-page, 4-color advertisement in the Official Show Guide
  • Company Logo on one side of attendee bags
  • One page flyer/insert or branded product (up to 2 pages) about company inside bag * Cost of Production for insert not included
  • 4 Full IDE Business Conference Passes

Registration Counter (Exclusive): $5,000

Panels will be prominently placed at the base of the registration counters in the entrance and registration area of the show. Have your company’s logo featured and be the first thing that attendees see when they arrive to purchase tickets.

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:  
  • 10’ x 10’ Exhibit Space Package
  • Company Logo on base of ticket registration counters
  • Company Logo on registration confirmation emails for all attendees
  • 3 Full IDE Business Conference Passes

Conference Pen and Notepad Set (Exclusive): $4,500 *Cost of production is included

Hundreds of pens and notepads with your company logo, information and booth number will find their way into the hands of IDE conference attendees and speakers. Pens and notepads are sure to be used all year long.

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • Exclusive Sponsorship of your company logo featured on event notepads and pens distributed to all conference attendees

Business Conference Lanyard Sponsor (Exclusive): $3,500 *Cost of production included

Have every conference attendee and speaker wear your company name on our lanyards distributed at registration.

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • Company Logo on Lanyards to be distributed to all Conference Attendees
  • 2 Full IDE Business Conference Pass

Coffee Breaks (Exclusive): $2,500 (for all breaks)

Additional Sponsorship Benefits Include:  

  • Company Logo on Signage at Break Area & Expo
  • Opportunity to provide cocktail napkins and cups with logo in Break Area (provided by sponsor) *Cost of production not included

Event advertising:

Official Show Guide Advertising

  • Inside Front Cover – Full Page – 4/C - $2,000
  • Inside Back Cover – Full Page – 4/C - $2,000
  • Back Cover – Full Page 4/C - $2,500
  • Run of Book Positions - Full Page 4/C - $1,200
  • Half Page 4/C: $800

Homepage Ad: $650

Be front and center on our website homepage. Your banner ad will be in rotation on the site from the time you sign up through the show. Ad size is 200Wx 250H * Ad size subject to change

 

If you would like to be a sponsor, or have further questions, please email Michael Rosenberg at rosenberg@ejkrause.com or call 301-493-5500.

 

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