Sponsorship Options


Sponsorship’s at the ICMA Card Manufacturing & Personalization EXPO are available for a wide range of budgets including full program, meals, breaks, receptions, and more. Each sponsorship comes with a variety of beneficial extras, even free EXPO registrations if applicable. See the list below for the 2020 EXPO or click here for the full prospectus.

For more information, contact Diane Webster-Sweeney at dwebster@icma.com. Or click here to secure your sponsorship today!

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities

Premier Card Level Sponsor: 1 Available

Benefits include:
– Four (4) Full Registrations
– Two-minute welcome remarks to EXPO audience during General Session
Marketing benefits include:
– Full page advertisements in the EXPO program book and the industry’s leading magazine Card Manufacturing
– Two (2) email marketing campaigns
– Premier placement on EXPO signage and all EXPO advertising and materials

  • Full Meeting Sponsor – $12,000
    As our highest-level sponsorship, this sponsor enjoys a prominent profile at the EXPO. As the full meeting sponsor, your company gets top branding on all ICMA EXPO advertisements, marketing and promotion campaigns.

Elite Card Level Sponsors – 2 Available

Benefits include:
– Two (2) Full Registrations
Marketing benefits include:
– Full page advertisement in the EXPO program book and half page in the industry’s leading magazine Card Manufacturing
– One (1) email marketing campaign
– Premier placement on EXPO signage and all EXPO advertising and materials

  • EXPO Shirt Sponsor – $9,500
    EXPO shirts are a longtime tradition for ICMA. This sponsorship opportunity places your brand in front of every attendee. This investment showcases its longevity – EXPO attendees wear them each year and are able to take them home.
  • Exclusive Élan Dinner Sponsor – $7,500
    ICMA’s Élan Awards of Excellence Dinner is a night of celebration. By sponsoring this event your company will have the opportunity to have brand prominence on signage, cocktail napkins, drink stations and have your staff welcome attendees as they come in for the awards. Support the best of the best in card manufacturing with this one-of-a-kind sponsorship.

Gold Card Level Sponsors – 8 Available

Benefits include:
– One (1) Full Registration
Marketing benefits include:
– Half page advertisements in the EXPO program book and the industry’s leading magazine Card Manufacturing
– One (1) email marketing campaign
– Placement on EXPO signage and all EXPO advertising and materials

  • Anniversary Giveaway Sponsor – $5,000 – SOLD TO COMPOSECURE
    ICMA’s 30th Anniversary is a milestone for the Association and the industry. Sponsors will have the opportunity to customize a unique giveaway for attendees with your logo.
  • WiFi Service Sponsor – $4,500
    As the official and exclusive WiFi provider in all conference session rooms, exhibit hall and common areas, your company will be promoted among the full conference delegation through the WiFi login portal using your company name as well as prominent signage by the registration desk with your logo and the login code. Help attendees stay connected by sponsoring the WiFi connection. Sponsor may also distribute a flyer with login code.
  • Mobile App Sponsor – $4,500 – SOLD TO VISA
    Put your company’s brand and message right in attendees’ hands with a Mobile App Sponsorship! Sponsorship includes splash screen logo when App is launched, one banner ad displayed, highlighted sponsor listing and one push notification from the Mobile App on one conference day. Attendees will have the ability to access session content, a schedule of events, exhibitor listings, all general event information and a map of the exhibit hall floor plan using their mobile devices.
  • Welcome Reception Sponsor – $4,500
    Prominent signage at the entrance to the exhibit hall will welcome attendees to ICMA’s landmark 30th Anniversary event with this sponsorship along with branded napkins at the bars as well as have your staff welcome attendees as they enter the hall. Open to all registrants, this event is a great way for attendees to network with both exhibitors and fellow attendees alike! Food and refreshments will be part of this fun and engaging kick-off event.
  • Monday Networking Reception Sponsor – $4,500 – SOLD TO APOLLO COLOURS NA
    We’ve got a festive night planned and will include signage with your company logo at the entrance as well as having your staff welcome attendees as they head into the venue, and branded napkins at the bar on Monday night! Grab a beverage and reconnect with attendees at the end of the day to talk shop and share what you’ve learned. Sponsor this event and be sure your company is the final impression the attendee has at the end of day one!
  • Charging Station Sponsor – $4,500
    Get remarkable onsite visibility by sponsoring the ICMA Charging Station. As the exclusive sponsor, in addition to signage, your company will be noticed with your logo on the branded station panels while attendees charge up for the day or during the breaks and meals. The charging station provides a great area of extended brand coverage while charging mobile devices so attendees can stay connected and rescue them from the dreaded “Low Battery” signal.
  • EXPO Keynote Sponsor – $4,500
    Inspire attendees with this Opening Keynote Sponsorship! Your company would be identified as the exclusive sponsor to lead off the meeting with signage with your logo as attendees enter the meeting room. This sponsor will also have the opportunity to introduce the keynote speaker.
  • Badge Lanyard Sponsor – $3,500 – SOLD TO WIMAN CORP.
    Our most popular sponsorship! Each EXPO attendee will receive a lanyard featuring the sponsor’s logo or company name printed on it. Along with signage in the registration area, imagine every ICMA attendee walking the floor promoting your organization by wearing your company logo throughout the EXPO!
  • Regi-ception Sponsor – $3,500
    You read that right—regi-ception! It’s a unique registration/reception combo to get you in the ICMA EXPO 30th Anniversary spirit. Get your name badge, meet our helpful staff and introduce yourself to the new faces you’ll be learning alongside all while grabbing a refreshment. We’ll have signage with your logo as you enter the regi-ception area and branded napkins in the bar and snack area. We can also provide you with a table at the entrance for your company literature or give-away.
  • Breakfast or Lunch Sponsor – $3,500
    Everyone eats right? Help keep attendees on the floor over breakfast or lunch with this great sponsorship. Along with signage at the entrance to the hall and at the buffet stations, we’ll also provide tent cards with your logo at every table. This sponsor will have the opportunity to be the host to all attendees on a day of their choice in the exhibit hall.
  • Monday Night Reception Specialty Drink Station Sponsor – $3,500
    Everyone loves a festive cocktail! With signage at the bar, branded napkins and your logo on the drink ticket, bee recognized as the company that offers attendees a specialty drink at our themed outdoor reception – options may include craft beer, mojitos, margaritas or others depending on the theme of the evening.
  • Élan Dinner Specialty Drink Station Sponsor – $3,500 – SOLD TO APOLLO COLOURS NA
    Do you like to be the one with the extra drink tickets to hand out? With signage at the bar, branded napkins and your logo on the drink ticket, be recognized as the company that offers attendees a specialty cocktail at our awards dinner – options may include mojitos, margaritas or others.

Plastic Card Level Sponsors – 7 Available

Benefits include:
– Placement on EXPO signage and all EXPO advertising and materials

    Be the brand every attendee sees, from when they check in to first thing in the morning, last thing at night and every other time they enter their hotel room. This sponsorship will stay with every attendee throughout the EXPO!
    Need a pen? Show your support by sponsoring the official EXPO Pen! Each attendee will receive this logo’d item during registration and will use it throughout the event as they meet new people or make notes.
  • Hydration Station Sponsor – $2,500
    With two and a half days of education for our attendees, it’s important to keep them motivated (and hydrated). Consider sponsoring our hydration stations that will be located in the exhibit hall and will be visible at all meals and breaks with signage next to them along with tent cards on the tables with your logo. Sponsor will have the option to provide logo cups or mugs (contact ICMA Headquarters for pricing) to re-use throughout the EXPO.
  • Élan Dinner Entertainment Sponsor – $2,000
    Let’s have some FUN! Be recognized as the company that gets our attendees energized at our awards dinner! In addition to signage leading into the Élan dinner with your logo, we’ll also include signs by the music station.
  • Speed Networking Prize Sponsor – $1,500 – SOLD TO SMART INDUSTRIES
    We’ll be doing Speed Networking at the exhibitor booths so attendees can hear first-hand about their new products/services. This is your chance to be the company to draw the winning numbers and present the prizes to our card manufacturer and personalizer participants.
  • ICMA Showcase Advertising – $1,300
    Includes 1 piece such as a flyer or brochure about your product (provided by sponsor) placed on central information table. Sponsor to provide 350 pieces to be delivered to the hotel 2 days prior to the event.
  • EXPO Program Advertising – $1,500 full page, $1,000 half page
    One page, or half-page color advertisement in the EXPO program book, which is distributed to all attendees.Advertising Specifications:
    Art Deadline: March 6, 2020
    Mechanical Requirements: Trim Size: 8 ½” x 11”
    Full Page Ad, Live Area: 7-5/8” x 10”; Half Page Ad, 7 ½” x 5”
    File Format: High-resolution PDF file required

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