Event Sponsorship

Join us for the NEDA Annual Conference & Trade Show at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ, October 21-23, 2018. We have a strong program with many informative and educational sessions that will appeal to all economic development professionals.

 

Sunday Reception - $20,000
This sponsorship allows for a company to have sole promotional material at the Sunday Welcome Reception with attendees. This material includes cocktail napkins with the company logo, signage at the bar, event signage, and recognition in the conference brochure and app. In addition, you will have a five-minute speaking opportunity, access to the VIP room for sponsors*, and three attendee registrations.


Monday Breakfast Plenary - $25,000
This event is a highlight of the conference, as the governor of New Jersey will be speaking. This breakfast will offer promotional opportunities including napkins with your company logo, signage and recognition in the conference brochure and app. In addition, you will have a five-minute speaking opportunity, access to the VIP room for sponsors*, and three attendee registrations.


Monday Break (AM or PM) - $15,000
Sponsoring this break is a great way to get your company prominently displayed on signage, on cocktail napkins and within the conference brochure and app.


Monday Lunch - $25,000
Provide your fellow attendees with the sustenance they need to take advantage of the conference you helped build. This highly anticipated lunch will feature remarks from the Mayor of Newark. Your company’s name and logo will be on cocktail napkins, signage on break tables, regular event signage and listings in the conference brochure and app. In addition, you will have a five-minute speaking opportunity, access to the VIP room for sponsors*, and three attendee registrations.


President’s Reception and IDEA Expo, What’s Next Northeast - $25,000
At this reception, attendees will have an opportunity to network with one another while learning about the newest trends in economic development. As the sponsor, you will be the main visual of that experience, with your logo on drink coupons, cocktail napkins, signage at the bar, event signage, and recognition in the conference brochure and app. In addition, you will have a five-minute speaking opportunity, access to the VIP room for sponsors*, and three attendee registrations.


Dine Around (Monday or Tuesday) - $5,000
This sponsorship represents the Uber and Lyft discount cards that all attendees will receive. In addition, you will have a listing in the conference brochure and app, access to the VIP room for sponsors*, and three attendee registrations.


Tuesday Breakfast - $20,000
This is the final large-scale event of the conference. Similar to the Sunday reception, this breakfast will provide promotional material for cocktail napkins with company logo, signage and recognition in the conference brochure and app. Leave everyone at the conference with a great impression and strong brand recognition.


Tuesday Break - $5,000
Sponsoring this break is a great way to get your company prominently displayed on signage, cocktail napkins and within the conference brochure and app.

 

Promotional Sponsorships

Scholarships Sponsor - $5,000
This sponsorship pays for students in related fields to attend the conference. This is a great opportunity to give the next generation a chance to become a part of the economic development conversation. In addition, you will be listed in the conference program and app.


App Sponsor - $10,000
Your company logo will be scrolling through the meeting app for all attendees to see! Your logo will also be hyperlinked to your website.


Lanyard Sponsor - $1,500
This sponsorship has maximum visibility; all attendees will see and be seen wearing your logo.


Exhibit Table - $2,000
This sponsorship provides the opportunity to showcase your company’s unique vantage point and one-of-a kind offerings. This package includes a table in the main hall, two registrations, one student scholarship, a slide in the event signage and listing in the conference program.


Exhibit Plus Table - $5,000
This sponsorship provides an exhibit table in the main hall plus three conference registrations, one student scholarship, two annual NEDA memberships, a slide in the event signage, a mention in the NEDA newsletter, and up to three job postings or RFPs throughout the year.

 

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