Sponsorship opportunities for Gear Expo 2017 are available now. Packages are listed below and are subject to change. Individual sponsorships are also available. Contact Christine von Steiger at (800) 687-7469 or cvonsteiger@ntpshow.com.

Download a sponsorship flyer outlining the various packages and options.

 

GEAR EXPO INDUSTRY TOUR (LIMIT OF 5)
Free when you spend $5,000 on sponsorships

Spend $5,000 and have the option to be enrolled as an exhibitor in the joint Gear Expo and ASM Industry Tours. Participating exhibitors will have the opportunity to show off their products and services (directly in their booths) to a select prequalified buying audience in an intimate setting. Only five Gear Expo companies may participate in this unique offering, and slots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sponsorship Packages

PLATINUM SPONSOR ($5,000)

  • Bag insert
  • Logos placed on all marketing materials (direct mail pieces, e-mails to attendees, show guide)
  • Logos splashed across the convention site (meter boards, signage, etc.)
  • Logo on Gear Expo website
  • Logo on digital screens
  • 15-second video on digital screen
  • 50 drink tickets for Networking Reception
  • Four (4) FTM Networking Reception passes
  • Stop signs for exhibit booths (Stop! Platinum Sponsor Booth)
  • Show Daily ad included at Platinum level only (e-mailed 10 am each morning to all registered attendees and all AGMA members — this will not be combined with ASM’s Show Daily)

GOLD SPONSOR ($2,000)

  • Bag insert
  • Logos placed on all marketing materials (direct mail pieces, e-mails to attendees, show guide)
  • Logos splashed across the convention site (meter boards, signage, etc.)
  • Logo on Gear Expo website
  • Logo on digital screens
  • 20 drink tickets for Networking Reception
  • Two (2) FTM Networking Reception passes

SILVER SPONSOR ($750)

  • Logos placed on all marketing materials (direct mail pieces, e-mails to attendees, show guide)
  • Logos splashed across the convention site (meter boards, signage, etc.)
  • Logo on Gear Expo website

Individual Sponsorships

DIGITAL ADVERTISING ($1,500; MAXIMUM 5 SPONSORSHIPS)

As attendees walk through the halls of the convention center and on the main artery from the hotel, they’ll see your company on numerous digital screens that line their path. Individual digital ad sponsors get a boost with their ads via a static image or a 15-second video on the screens, which can incorporate low volume sound into the ads, sure to drive lots of traffic to your booth!

CONVENTION CENTER BANNERS ($5,000+ PER BANNER; LIMITED OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE)

Gear Expo attendees will see your company logo on a large banner in a strategic location of the convention center. Banners offer an excellent way for you to set yourself apart and drive traffic to your booth. Price is dependent upon banner size; banners produced by Show Management.

LIGHT BOXES ($4,500 EACH)

Capture everyone’s attention with these high-impact, double-sided, 6’ tall light boxes. Each fixture will feature a backlit panel of your advertising or marketing message. Sponsor must provide artwork. Price includes panel production and electrical.

CELL PHONE CHARGING STATIONS ($4,000+ PER STATION)

Everyone needs to stay connected while away from the office. Attendees will see your company’s brand in the charging station area as they hook up their phones and wait for them to charge. It’s the 21st-century version of the water cooler and they’ll be talking about you!

LANYARDS ($5,000) – SOLD!

Attendees will wear your company brand around their necks throughout Gear Expo 2017. And when the event is over, they’ll take home their badge with your lanyard — extending your company’s brand visibility and augmenting the value of your sponsorship investment.

MOBILE APP ($5,500; EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY!)

Get your brand recognized and drive traffic to your booth by sponsoring the Mobile App. Your company will have mobile banner ads and be able to send notifications to attendees during the event. You will also have an enhanced listing and stand out on the Mobile App floor plan and receive recognition on all signage where the Mobile App is mentioned. Show your technological prowess and gain real-time, serious visibility.

CONVENTION BAGS ($8,000)

Attendees will carry the official convention bag with them everywhere both during and after the event. Your company will gain a lot of visibility when you need it most — right there on site, where attendees will visit your booth.

CUSTOMIZABLE RECEPTIONS ($2,500+)

Choose from either the opening Networking Reception or the Taste of Columbus Reception or both. Sponsors receive logo recognition on printed materials where the receptions are mentioned, on Gear Expo’s website and splashed across the convention site. Additionally, they receive a sign placed by their sponsored bar, sponsor recognition on the digital signs within the building, and a signature dish or drink.

HOTEL KEY CARDS ($5,000; HILTON COLUMBUS DOWNTOWN – HEADQUARTERS HOTEL ONLY)

Sponsor will get brand recognition on all hotel key cards attendees use and carry throughout their stay at Gear Expo. Artwork due: September 15, 2017

ESCALATOR AND DOOR CLINGS (CALL FOR PRICING)

Sponsors receive excellent brand visibility and recognition as attendees make their way throughout the event to both the exhibit hall and the meeting rooms.

WI-FI ($8,000; EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY!)

Exclusive opportunity to sponsor Gear Expo’s event-wide Wi-Fi. Sponsor will be acknowledged on splash page, on Gear Expo’s website and on signage throughout the venue.

SOLUTIONS CENTER PRESENTATIONS ($350 EACH)

Gain additional visibility for your company and generate interest from prospective clients by giving a presentation in the exhibit hall. Solutions Center presentations will be promoted pre-show and on site.

Taste of Columbus Reception Sponsorship Packages

COCKTAILS ($5,000)

  • Logo on bars at reception
  • Logo on Gear Expo website
  • Logos splashed across the convention site (meter boards, signage, etc.)
  • 5 Taste of Columbus Reception tickets
  • Complimentary Gear Expo Silver Sponsor Package
  • 2x use of Gear Expo attendee mailing list (pre- and post-show lists)
  • Verbal acknowledgement of sponsorship at reception

BOURBON TASTING IN CIGAR LOUNGE ($5,000)

  • Logo on Bourbon Tasting Bar
  • Logo on Gear Expo website
  • Logos splashed across the convention site (meter boards, signage, etc.)
  • 5 Taste of Columbus Reception tickets
  • Complimentary Gear Expo Silver Sponsor Package
  • 2x use of Gear Expo attendee mailing list (pre- and post-show lists)
  • Verbal acknowledgement of sponsorship at reception

JENI’S SPLENDID ICE CREAM ($5,000)

  • Logo on Ice Cream Bar
  • Logo on Gear Expo website
  • Logos splashed across the convention site (meter boards, signage, etc.)
  • 5 Taste of Columbus Reception tickets
  • Complimentary Gear Expo Silver Sponsor Package
  • 2x use of Gear Expo attendee mailing list (pre- and post-show lists)
  • Verbal acknowledgement of sponsorship at reception

CIGAR LOUNGE ($5,000)  co-sponsored with Inductoheat

  • Cigars wrapped with company logo
  • 50 cigars given to sponsoring company prior to the event
  • Logo on Gear Expo website
  • 5 Taste of Columbus Reception tickets
  • Logos splashed across the convention site (meter boards, signage, etc.)
  • Complimentary Gear Expo Silver Sponsor Package

LIVE BAND ($3,000)

  • Verbal acknowledgment of sponsorship from band
  • Logo on Gear Expo website
  • Logos splashed across the convention site (meter boards, signage, etc.)
  • Complimentary Gear Expo Silver Sponsor Package

Contact Christine von Steiger at (800) 687-7469 or cvonsteiger@ntpshow.com and improve traffic to your booth and website!