|Advertising on "Agenda Builder"
Increase your company exposure by advertising on the “Agenda Builder” information system and be sure to get your company noticed! The “Agenda Builder” allows attendees to schedule meetings, connect with other attendees, get updated conference information.
|Logo on Log-In Screen - Web & Onsite Kiosk (1 opportunity)||$1,000|
|Rotating Logo on Sponsorship Ribbon - Web & Onsite Kiosks (multiple opportunities)||$1,000|
|Logo on Mobile Version (2 opportunities)||$2,000|
|Advertising on Conference Digital Signage (rotating content provided by sponsors)
Promote your company and solutions through this dynamic channel! Leverage the plasma screens, located throughout the conference, to deliver your digital message to attendees. Rotating content can include logos, digital still ads and video promotional spots.
|One-Minute Video (up to 60 seconds max)||$1,500|
|Digital Still Ad||$1,000|
|Advertising on Solution EXPO Exterior Digital Wall (rotating content provided by sponsors)
Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your digital message in the EXPO on the large video wall centrally located where all can see! Rotating content can include logos, digital still ads and videos.
|One-Minute Video (up to 60 seconds max)||$3,000|
|Digital Still Ad||$2,000|
|Banner (hanging) Outside Solution EXPO||$7,500|
|Promote your company’s presence through this highly visible medium. Located outside of the Solution EXPO and in the Registration Area you will have the exclusive sponsorship of this banner. Your logo is sure to be seen by all attendees.|
|Conference Paper Notepad in Welcome Kit||$2,000|
|(only 1 opportunity; sponsor provides paper notepad using approved vendor)
Be the sponsor of the conference paper notepad which will include your logo as well as our conference branding! Using our approved vendor, you provide the paper notepads and we will distribute them to attendees. Subject to approval.
|Escalator Runner Banner||$4,000|
Make sure to reach attendees by increasing your brand exposure! Place an escalator runner banner on one of the convention center escalators. Don’t miss this opportunity to have attendees read your message while riding on the escalator!
|"People Mover" T-Shirts||$10,000|
|(only 1 opportunity)
Sponsor the t-shirts worn by the people who can be found throughout the conference helping to direct attendees. Your not-to-be-missed company name and booth number or URL will be printed on the back of each brightly colored t-shirt.
|Promotional Flyer in Welcome Kit||$2,000|
|(limited opportunities; flyer provided by sponsor)
Get more exposure by placing a flyer in the Welcome Kit materials that attendees will receive at Conference registration. Sponsor provides flyers.
Increase your name recognition at the conference! Your company name will be printed on a Window Cling outside the Solution EXPO near the Registration Area
|Attendee Network Lounge||$3,500|
This sponsorship provides two locations near the breakout session rooms for attendees to think, relax, work and network with peers beginning on Sunday through Thursday. Sponsorship includes signage, lounge furniture, wireless internet and electrical. Refreshments can be arranged directly with the hotel at an additional cost to the Sponsor.
|Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) Lunch Sessions||$3,000|
The Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) lunch tables bring together people who are interested in the same topic and allow for an open, candid discussion. The BOF topics are selected by IBM and promoted to attendees via online and printed materials. As the sponsor of a BOF, you can send one or two representatives, who must each have either a full conference or a Solution EXPO badge, to engage with the BOF attendees and provide flyers and/or give-away items. You will receive acknowledgement of your sponsorship in the Pocket Guide.
|Business Partner Café|
This high impact opportunity is designed to brand the Sponsor to a significant community within the event in an exclusive setting. The sponsorship also includes the following benefits:
• Exclusive table within the Business Partner Café
• Sponsor logo in the Solution EXPO Pocket Guide, overhead banner, easel signage and on the conference website
|Sponsorship plus 2 conference badges (limited opportunities)||$7,000|
|Sponsorship plus 4 conference badges (limited opportunities)||$9,000|
|Business Partner Summit Luncheon||$8,000|
This exclusive option provides a unique promotional and brand awareness opportunity. The Business Partner Summit Luncheon, held on Sunday, April 27, 2014, hosts approximately 800 Business Partner attendees. Your logo, company name and booth number (if you choose) will be printed on signage and placed in the center of each attendee table and on the buffet tables during the published time for lunch. Sponsor will be announced during the summit and be listed in the Pocket Guide and on the website. Table tents and easel signs will be printed and provided.
|Business Partner Summit Reception||$12,000|
• Recognition as a sponsor with company name and logo on signage at the Networking Reception
• Recognition with company name and logo in Business Partner Summit conference directory
• Recognition during Business Partner Summit General Session - Company name and logo on screen
• Your company name and logo on each refreshment bar (8.5” x 11” signs)
• Sponsor name and/or logo with hyperlink from main conference website to sponsor’s website
• Opportunity to participate with IBM Executives in a short 1-2 minute welcome at the reception
• 30 minute private reception for up to 50 total attendees (IBM Business Partners and IBM employees only), just prior to the IBM Business Partner Summit Networking Reception. Held in the same room as the reception, allowing early access (sponsor must manage early access to the reception & provide their invited guest list)
• Private meeting room on the Solution EXPO show floor during open Solution EXPO hours (sponsor must manage the meeting room schedule)
|Charging Locker Outside Solution EXPO||$5,000|
Charging lockers are a convenient and secure way for attendees to recharge their phones and tablets onsite. A visitor plugs his or her device into a locker, receives a key from an onsite attendant, and is then free to participate in various activities at Impact - confident the device is safe.
|Charging Station Inside Solution EXPO||$3,000|
Drive traffic to your booth and provide a valuable service to your clients and prospects by sponsoring a charging station for smart devices. Digital display on front of unit can be customized with your company name and booth number. Note: Custom branding of the complete unit is available for an additional fee. Invite your booth guests to charge their phone while you network or give them a demo. You will receive acknowledgement of your sponsorship in the Pocket Guide.
|Coffee Breaks - Entire Conference||$3,000|
Sponsor the coffee breaks for the entire Conference and put the focus on your brand! Your company name will appear in the Pocket Guide and on signage at the coffee break areas. Be the exclusive sponsor for $5,000.
|Dessert in Solution EXPO - Mon thru Wed||$1,000|
Gain premier name recognition by sponsoring the desserts served in the Solution EXPO after lunch on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday! Your company name will appear in the Pocket Guide and on signage in the Solution EXPO. Be the exclusive sponsor for $3,000.
|Hands-On Lab Area||$2,000|
|(signage acknowledgement only; 3 opportunities)
Get the focused attention of the technical community by sponsoring the Hands-On Lab Area during the Conference. These labs continue to be among the most popular sessions at the conference! Sponsorship includes appropriate signage in the area and acknowledgement in the Pocket Guide. Your collateral can also be placed in the area. Three (3) opportunities available. Be the Exclusive Sponsor of the Hands-On Lab Area for only $5,000!
|Product Certification Area||$2,000|
|(signage acknowledgement only; 3 opportunities)
This area is one of the most popular destinations at the Conference and is a fantastic opportunity to get your company noticed! Sponsorship includes signage in the certification area and acknowledgement in the Pocket Guide. You can also place a promotional brochure in the certification room. Three (3) opportunities available. Be the Exclusive Sponsor of the Product Certification Area for only $5,000!
|Smart Connect & CyberCafe||$7,000|
Create brand exposure by sponsoring the Impact Cyber Caféand Smart Connect Kiosks. Attendees will access these areas to reach the internet and to be able to reach Impact web site during from Sunday, April 27th to Thursday, May 1nd, 2014.
|Welcome Reception in Solution EXPO||$8,000|
|Breakout Session Presentation||$10,000|
Subject to approval; Limited number available; Includes 1 full conference badge; Submission due dates apply; Available only to sponsors/exhibitors with a booth presence on the Solution EXPO floor.
|Meeting Room on Solution EXPO Floor||$5,000|
|(limited number available)
Have your own meeting room on the EXPO floor for your exclusive use. Meet with clients, plan strategy with teammates, etc. Your private meeting room will be available for use on Sunday evening through Wednesday afternoon. Limited number available.
|Private Cabana at Conference Hotel||$1,000|
|(limited opportunities. Daily rate)
Sponsor a private cabana at the Events Hotel on a daily basis or for the length of the conference. Meet with co-workers or invite your customers who are attending the conference to join you. Sumptuous treats and beverages can be arranged through the hotel (at an additional cost by the Sponsor).
|Solution EXPO Theater Presentation||$1,500|
|(20 minutes) Subject to approval
Take “center stage” for 20 minutes in the Solution EXPO theater! This is your opportunity to present your solution, product or innovative leading edge technology to attendees. Topic and content are subject to approval. Scheduling is first come, first served - so sign up for the optimum slot quickly. Schedules will be posted on the “Agenda Builder” and in the Solution EXPO.