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Sponsorship Opportunities

TechniFair Monday Reception (Grand Opening) - $10,000

Make a lasting first impression as the exclusive sponsor of the casino-themed TechniFair Grand Opening Reception! This reception, held on Monday, April 27, includes bar and food stations throughout the TechniFair, along with casino-themed games, making it a “can’t miss” opportunity for COE attendees. As the exclusive sponsor of this event, your company’s logo will be displayed on:

  • Signage at the event (two 22" x 28" signs; two 3' x 8' banners; one floor decal at entrance)
  • Napkins at all food and beverage stations
  • Gobo light projected in a highly-visible area of the TechniFair

Sponsor will also have the opportunity to place literature on cocktail tables during reception (subject to COE approval) and can give a two minute welcome speech to COE attendees. 

TechniFair Tuesday Reception (Networking) - $10,000

This always-popular networking reception, taking place on Tuesday, April 28, will feature Southern-style food and drinks. As the exclusive Tuesday Networking Reception sponsor, your company’s logo will be displayed on:

  • Signage at the event (two 22" x 28" signs; one floor decal at entrance)
  • Napkins at all food and beverage stations
  • Gobo light projected in a highly-visible area of the TechniFair

Sponsor will also have the opportunity to place literature on cocktail tables during reception (subject to COE approval) and can give a two minute welcome speech to COE attendees. 

Hotel Key Cards (Exclusive) - $6,500

Extend your marketing reach and be the first to greet COE attendees as they arrive at their hotel in Charleston! Feature your company logo, URL, booth number, and message on guest room key cards, which are given to all attendees staying at official COE hotels. The exclusive sponsor will have the opportunity to design the artwork for the key cards

*Artwork is subject to deadline.

Photo Booth (Exclusive) - $6,000

Located inside the TechniFair, attendees will be able to make memories using the photo booth during open exhibit hall hours and networking receptions. Your company’s logo will be featured alongside COE’s logo on each photo strip attendees take home.

Notebook Sponsorship (Exclusive) - $5,000

Every COE conference registered attendee will receive a notebook at registration that they will use throughout the conference. Gain high visibility by placing your logo on the front cover in addition to the COE logo. COE will provide the notebooks. 

Travel Chargers (Exclusive) - $5,000

Attendees love to be connected at all times, and your company will keep their devices charged by sponsoring the travel charger. COE will provide the chargers featuring your company logo, which will be given to all attendees with their registration materials. 

Footprint Floor Decals - From Registration to Your Booth (Exclusive) - $4,000

Lead attendees from registration straight to your booth with your company’s logo or message on footprint floor decals.

*Sponsor is responsible for providing floor decal artwork. 

Light Box Company Branding - Double Sided: $4,000/Single Sided: $2,500 (Maximum 5)

Have your logo or advertisement illuminated on a 4’ x 3’ panel to catch attendee’s eyes on a prominently located light box in the conference area.

*Sponsor is responsible for providing artwork.

Attendee Lunch - 2 Available: Tuesday or Wednesday - $3,500

Increase your exposure by sponsoring the lunch served to all attendees. This opportunity includes a chair drop with company literature or a giveaway item placed on each person’s seat. Your company’s logo will be displayed on signage at the lunch.

*Sponsor to provide literature or giveaway item and subject to approval by COE.

Pens (Exclusive) - $2,000

Receive exposure while attendees take notes in their sessions by placing your logo on pens distributed to all attendees with their registration materials. COE will provide the pens. 

Polo Shirts -  3 Available: Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday - $2,000

Gain increased brand awareness as all attendees will see your company’s logo when you dress the COE volunteers in your company branded polo shirt.

* Sponsor to provide polo shirt in applicable sizes with COE logo as well as sponsor's logo.

Walk-In Slides (6 Maximum) - $2,000

As attendees take their seats in the main ballroom for the general sessions, they will watch engaging slides on the screens. Take advantage of this opportunity to display your company ad and drive traffic to your booth onsite. 

Hotel Room Drop - 3 Available: Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday - $1,500

Extend your reach to attendee hotel rooms by submitting one piece of your promotional literature to be delivered directly to the doors of COE attendees. Room drop dates are available on a first come, first served basis.

*Materials to be supplied by sponsor and must be approved by COE. Sponsor is responsible for hotel charges associated with the room drop. 

Pre-Conference Email - $1,500

Reach registered conference attendees before the conference even begins. COE will distribute a special pre-conference message to registered attendees.

Breakfast and Learn (4 available) - $1,500

The COE Breakfast & Learn program includes a 50-minute morning session that allows attendees to maximize their training and education time by offering seminars during the breakfast hour. As the sponsor of this event, you have a unique and exclusive atmosphere to present compelling tips and techniques, solutions and success stories. Breakfast will be provided to those in attendance.

Vendor Solutions Presentation (6 available) - $1,500

Vendor Solutions Presentations are 50-minute sessions in a dedicated track within the conference program. Your company will have the opportunity to sponsor an educational session at this year’s annual conference – you provide the content, you provide the speaker, COE will promote the session. Make it a best practice presentation, a case-study or hands-on workshop. As a Vendor Solutions Presentation sponsor, your session will be promoted with a company, speaker and title online and through onsite signage.

Note: Must be a current exhibiting company to participate in all speaking opportunities. Separate information will be sent to confirm date and time information. Abstracts must be submitted and approved by COE in advance, in order to be promoted in pre-conference and on-site materials.

COE Daily Conference Email Sponsor - 3 Available: Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday - $1,000

Put your message in front of over 700 attendees each day as the exclusive sponsor of COE’s Daily Conference Email. The email contains the most up-to-date conference information and schedule updates so attendees will look to this important piece each day as their guide to the conference. The daily email will be sent to all conference attendees each night of the conference.

Notebook Ad (5 available) - $1,000

Reach conference attendees outside of the exhibit hall by including your company’s full page, four-color, printed advertisement in the notebook given to all conference attendees with their registration materials. 

Passport to Prizes - $500

Make the most of your presence in the TechniFair, create maximum lead generation, and enhance company recognition by driving traffic to your booth. Attendees will be provided a game card which they will fill with participating exhibitors’ stamps by visiting each booth.

*Participating exhibitors must provide a prize of at least $100 in value.

Drink Tickets (Price Varies - contact COE for more info)

Draw attention and attendees to your booth by receiving drink tickets to pass out for use at evening receptions. Availability and quantity will vary and are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Mobile App (Price Varies - contact COE for more info)

Banner advertisements and placement within the COE mobile app, which will be used by all attendees throughout the conference.