Maximize Your Exhibiting Experience
Give your organization added visibility and maximize your marketing dollars by generating increased traffic to your booth with a sponsorship package.
All sponsorship packages include a complimentary upgrade to a premium directory listing, logo on select onsite signage, recognition on the show Web site, and inclusion in thank you page of the Event Guide.
GREAT VISIBILITY AND ROI!
After a busy morning of conference sessions, attendees look forward to a meal break and chance to network before heading to the exhibit hall. Take advantage of this highly-visible opportunity to gain special recognition and promote your destination in front of the large audience drawn by a high-level speaker. Sponsorship includes display of a promotional banner, presentation time on stage during the keynote, distribution of one piece of corporate literature or a giveaway placed at each place setting, and themed table decor. $35,000 per show or $60,000 for both Washington and Chicago
Event Guide - SOLD!
The official Event Guide is distributed to all attendees during check-in at the show and includes session details and an expo floor plan. Your company logo will appear on the front cover and your full-color ad will appear on the outside back cover. $20,000 for both Washington and Chicago
Everyone has a sweet tooth and everyone loves a sponsor who satisfies that craving. If you want to be remembered by the meeting professionals attending Destinations Showcase, this mid-afternoon break on the show floor will certainly capture their attention. $9,000 for both Washington and Chicago - combine with Morning Coffee Break for $12,500
Bags - WASHINGTON SOLD!
With so much information to obtain, attendees will carry your bag with them between conference sessions and as they cover the expo floor. Plus, these bags denoting your logo live on well past the event—extending your brand beyond the show. Sponsor may also place promotional materials in the bags (subject to show management approval). $7,500 per show
Lanyards - SOLD!
Captivate the minds of hundreds of meeting planners who wear your name around their necks throughout the entire day. This invaluable marketing item will be offered to each and every attendee as they check-in at registration. $5,000 per show
Morning Coffee Break
Coffee is usually the first thing attendees look for when they arrive at the show. So they're sure to appreciate your generosity when they see your destination's name on their cup. $4,500 for both Washington and Chicago - combine with Mid-Afternoon Dessert Break for $12,500
CMP Breakfast - SOLD!
In conjunction with Convention Industry Council, attendees holding current CMP status are invited to start their day with at this special networking breakfast. This is a great opportunity to increase your destination's visibility in front of this highly-qualified group of Certified Meeting Professionals. $4,000 per show or $6,000 for both Washington and Chicago
Aisle Signs - NEW!
Maximize your exposure throughout the entire show floor. Aisle signs suspended from the ceiling aid navigation around the expo and offer a unique opportunity to display your company name and logo. $3,500 per show
Looking for a "hands-on" opportunity? Your logo appears on individual-size hand sanitizer bottles handed directly to attendees at registration. $3,000 per show or $5,000 for both Washington and Chicago
PERFECT FOR ALLIED MEMBERS
Looking to get the attention of DMOs? Exhibitors at Destinations Showcase will be most appreciative of the water stations throughout the expo hall and cup with your logo that is delivered to their booths during show setup. $2,500 for Washington, $1,500 for Chicago, or $3,500 for both shows
Pens & Notepads
SPONSOR ONE OR BOTH
With a choice of two conference sessions, attendees will have lots of notes to take. Make a statement as they record their impressions with your logo prominently displayed on their pen and/or notepad. (Sponsor is responsible for providing a minimum of 1,500 pens and/or notepads.) $1,500/each per show
Hosted Buyer Program - WASHINGTON SOLD-OUT!
EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO OUT-OF-TOWN PLANNERS
Sign-up today for exclusive access to this expanded audience of pre-qualified key decision-makers who are responsible for large-scale conferences, conventions, and trade shows. With your help, DMAI will actively recruit planners from outside the Washington and Chicago regions and invite them to participate in our new hosted buyer program, which includes reimbursement for round-trip transportation to their choice of Destinations Showcase Washington or Chicago, complete with lodging, and pre-arranged appointments with sponsoring destinations. $1,500 for Washington abd $1,250 for Chicago
» Download a 2013 Exhibitor Application & Space Agreement (pdf)