Sponsorship Opportunities

NATOA 34th Annual Conference
Sponsorship Opportunities
Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront, St. Paul, MN
September 29 – October 2, 2014

Take advantage of a vast array of high-visibility sponsorship opportunities at NATOA's 34th Annual Conference. This is your opportunity to interact with the most influential and knowledgeable people working on broadband, communications and programming issues in local government. For each listed opportunity, you will be given exclusivity at the selected event.

Establish brand recognition! Enhance your corporate image! Increase Sales… and your bottom line

All Sponsorships include the following benefits:
• Recognition as a conference sponsor on special signage throughout the conference
• Recognition at General Sessions
• Sponsor ribbons for badges for all registered staff from sponsoring company
• Recognition in the onsite program and on the NATOA website
• Opportunity to provide marketing materials at conference registration
• Premium booth space in the exhibit area with Two (2) exhibit-only passes

Sponsorship Profiles:

Government Programming Awards Dinner & Gala Sponsor – $20,000
The NATOA Government Programming Awards (GPAs) recognize excellence in programming developed by municipal agencies. This event is the culmination of the conference and is attended by both registrants and award finalists. Includes five (5) full conference registrations, a full page ad in the onsite program, VIP table at the Gala and opportunity to make remarks during event.

Welcome Reception Sponsor – $15,000
This premier event welcomes all attendees to the conference. It is also your opportunity to make a first impression with the conference attendees. Includes four (4) full conference registrations, a full page ad in the onsite program and recognition during the reception.

Keynote or General Session Luncheon – $10,000
A terrific opportunity for your company to gain exposure at the Annual Conference. Luncheons are included with the full conference package guaranteeing participants will be at this event. Includes three (3) full conference registrations, a half page ad in the onsite program and recognition during the luncheon.

WiFi Hotspot – $7,500
As the sole WiFi Hotspot sponsor, you will be providing complimentary wireless internet access for meeting attendees in all meeting rooms throughout the conference. Includes three (3) full conference registrations, a half page ad in the onsite program and recognition in all meeting rooms throughout the conference.

Continental Breakfast Sponsorships – $6,000
Continental Breakfasts provide a great opportunity for companies to gain exposure among attendees. These sponsorships go quickly, so don’t delay in taking advantage of this opportunity before they are gone! Includes two (2) full conference registrations and a quarter page ad in the onsite program.

First Time Attendee Orientation – $5,000
Early in the conference program, first time attendees and NATOA leadership gather for a conference orientation. Capture the attention of our new attendees, new members and leadership from across the country. Includes one (1) full conference registration and literature distribution at orientation.

Refreshment Break Sponsorships – $3,500
There are a limited number of Breaks available, so don’t delay in taking advantage of this opportunity before they are gone! Includes one (1) full conference registration.

Tote Bags – $4,000
This is a great opportunity to give conference attendees something they will continue to use long after the meeting. Each registered attendee will receive a tote bag with your company name and logo.

Lanyard Sponsorship – $3,000
Your company name on the official NATOA conference badge lanyard! This sponsorship provides high visibility as attendees must wear a badge to enter all conference functions.

Exhibit Space

Members: Before June 20 $1,500/After June 20 $2,500
Non-Members: Before June 20 $2,500/After June 20 $3,500

Exhibitors receive excellent ROI when they attend our conference. Breakfasts and refreshment breaks are held exclusively in the exhibit hall, bringing the decision-makers to you.

Booth reservations must be received by June 20, 2014 in order to receive the Earlybird Exhibit rates. All reservations must be submitted by August 8, 2014. Payment is due at the time of purchase. Booths will be assigned by NATOA on a first-come, first-served basis. All booth personnel must be registered and wear name tags throughout the conference. Your investment includes the following:
One (1) full conference registration with meals
Two (2) exhibit-only passes with meals
8' x 10' booth with identification sign
Recognition on the NATOA website and in the onsite program

On-Site Program Advertising
Complete your marketing campaign with a tangible presence at a minimal cost. Distributed to every attendee, the program contains the official schedule of the educational program, special event details, as well as exhibit hall information. See opportunities contract for size and rate information.

Sponsorship by Design
Other opportunities are available! NATOA will work with you to find the right fit for your message and your budget. Call NATOA Headquarters at (703) 519-8035 to discuss ways we can assist you in creating an integrated marketing effort to help your company achieve its sales objectives.

Download the 2014 Sponsorship Opportunities Contract