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EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


A variety of sponsorship levels are available exclusively to CSIA members. Your support of the CSIA Executive Conference is crucial to the success of this event! 


Interested in enhancing your sponsorship? We’ve highlighted a few creative ways to maximize your sponsorship commitment and add that “wow” factor your company is looking for. Additional fees apply.   

CSIA package options available! Assemble an annual package that may include CSIA membership, Executive Conference participation, and Exchange publicity. We can even bill you for it all at once. Contact Jill Gabbert or at (847) 686-2322 to reserve your sponsorship opportunity today!


CSIA brings the FUN! Approximately 100 participants are expected in the 2020 CSIA Fun Run/Walk! If your company is looking for a unique way to enhance your sponsorship presence, or has a limited budget for supporting the conference, consider sponsoring the 2020 CSIA Fun Run/Walk. For $500 your logo will be featured on the commemorative Fun Run/Walk participant shirt, in Fun Run/Walk promotions and on signage near the Fun Run/Walk registration area. Unlimited Fun Run/Walk sponsorship opportunities are available to CSIA members, pending shirt and signage production timeline.



 

Diamond*

Platinum*

Gold*

Silver*

Investment (total money spent)

$20k+

$10k - $20k

$5k - $10k

Up to $5k

Recognition on signage, digital, web and app platforms

x

x

x

x

Corporate logo on website with link to company

x

x

x

x

Push notification in conference app

1

1

1

1

Social Media recognition before and after conference on Facebook & Twitter

1

1

1

1

Option to add promotional materials in app's Virtual Registration Bag

2

2

1

1

One Exhibit space at Industry Expo & Reception

1

1

1

 

Complimentary  Conference Registrations

2

2

1

 

Priority to select expo space

First

Second

Third

 

Ad in quarterly CSIA newsletter; Ads must be placed by September 2020

2

1

 

 

One-time email blast to all CSIA members; sponsor to provide HTML content

1

1

 

 

Promotional ad or video on conference website

1

 

 

 

Introduction of selected speakers; Opening and closing Keynote speakers are each a separate sponsorship

1

 

 

 

*To reach the above sponsorship levels - sponsorship(s) can be any combination of the following opportunities. Please note there is not a separate charge to be a Diamond, Platinum, Gold or Silver level sponsor.

SI Community Cafe $25,000

Attendees say year after year that the number one benefit of attending the annual Executive Conference is networking. The exclusive sponsor of this unique “lounge” area is guaranteed to drive traffic and provides a convenient space for attendees to have one-on-one meetings, to catch up on work or unwind. A handful of official CSIA events may also be held in the SI Community Café.

Enhancement idea: special coffee bar only available in the café.

Opening Toast $20,000

The CSIA 2020 Executive Conference will kick-off with a special one hour Opening Toast on Tuesday, May 19 at the Astor Crowne Plaza – New Orleans French Quarter. Attendees will gather with friends new and old over cocktails. This highly-attended event is very customizable based on the sponsor’s needs, ensuring the sponsor receives extraordinary recognition.

Enhancement idea: sponsor signature drink.

Daily Breakfast $12,000

Breakfast is offered to attendees before speaker presentations begin. The sponsor of the three scheduled breakfasts will receive special signage recognition. Breakfast is provided on Wednesday, May 20; Thursday, May 21; and Friday, May 22.

Breakfast on Thursday, May 21 will be at The Bourbon House - a quaint restaurant located in the Astor Crowne Plaza.

Enhancement idea: sponsor branded coffee cup sleeves.

Mobile App $10,000

Attendees will access the meeting program, general meeting information and session details via the mobile app on their smartphones, tablets or the web. The sponsor’s logo will be featured on the homepage of the app and is guaranteed to be seen by all users. Production included.

Wi-Fi $10,000

Internet access will be available to conference attendees at Astor Crowne Plaza – New Orleans French Quarter. Opportunities for sponsor recognition include featuring the sponsor’s logo on the Wi-Fi landing page, the option to customize access login credentials such as the username and/or password, etc.

Tabletop
Branding

$10,000

A number of highboy tables will be scattered in the Grand Gallery. This highly trafficked area will house conference registration, break food and beverage and also leads to the education session rooms. Adhesive graphics featuring the industry supporter’s corporate logo will be fixed to the highboy tables during exhibit hours. Production included.

Water Stations $10,000

Water stations will be conveniently placed throughout the main education and meal rooms. Each water station will feature the sponsor’s logo. Production included.

Enhancement idea: sponsor branded water bottles or cups near water stations.

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Industry Expo $10,000

Conference attendees will gather during this happy hour style reception to share the most recent advances in control system integration at the Industry Expo on Thursday, May 21. The expo will be decorated in a New Orleans style. Your logo would appear on one (1) of the two bars in the Expo room as well as on cocktail napkins. Production included. Two opportunities available

Enhancement idea: sponsor can bring in koozies for distribution.

Industry Expo $10,000

Conference attendees will gather during this happy hour style reception to share the most recent advances in control system integration at the Industry Expo on Thursday, May 21. The expo will be decorated in a New Orleans style. Your logo would appear on one (1) of the two bars in the Expo room as well as on cocktail napkins. Production included. Two opportunities available.

Enhancement idea: sponsor can bring in koozies for distribution.

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Hotel Room Key $8,500

All guests at the Astor Crowne Plaza – New Orleans French Quarter will receive a custom branded hotel key card as they check in under the official CSIA hotel block. Sponsor this item and you’ll be “in the pocket” of every conference attendee! Production included.

Lanyards $8,500

Meeting themed lanyards will be distributed to each attendee at registration. The sponsor’s logo will be featured on the lanyard and is sure to generate great exposure as participants are required to wear name badges throughout the duration of the conference. Production included.

Notebook $8,500

Sleek, meeting-branded notebook will be distributed to all participants. The sponsor’s logo will be featured, as well. Production included.

Awards Dinner $8,500

Conference attendees are invited to attend this special dinner to honor CSIA award recipients on Wednesday, May 20. The sponsor’s logo will be featured on the digital lectern during the dinner and on the custom printed menus at each place setting. Sponsors will also have a designated table to invite top customers to dine with them. Two opportunities available.

Enhancement idea: ribbons that run the length of each dinner table featuring the sponsor’s logo.

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Awards Dinner $8,500

Conference attendees are invited to attend this special dinner to honor CSIA award recipients on Wednesday, May 20. The sponsor’s logo will be featured on the digital lectern during the dinner and on the custom printed menus at each place setting. Sponsors will also have a designated table to invite top customers to dine with them. Two opportunities available.

Enhancement idea: ribbons that run the length of each dinner table featuring the sponsor’s logo.

Keynote Presentations $4,000

The CSIA 2020 Executive Conference will feature a number of highly renowned speakers. The sponsor’s logo of each keynote session will be featured on the digital lectern during their respective sponsored presentation. 

  • Opening Keynote: Alex Chaurovsky of ITR Economics to address the current economic state and will also present the future economic outlook on Wednesday, May 20.
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Keynote Presentations $4,000

The CSIA 2020 Executive Conference will feature a number of highly renowned speakers. The sponsor’s logo of each keynote session will be featured on the digital lectern during their respective sponsored presentation. 

  • Market Analyst Mike Guilfoyle of ARC Advisory Group will address the organization element in the digital transformation journey on Wednesday, May 20.
Keynote Presentations $4,000

The CSIA 2020 Executive Conference will feature a number of highly renowned speakers. The sponsor’s logo of each keynote session will be featured on the digital lectern during their respective sponsored presentation. 

  • Closing Keynote: Dr. Bob Thomas - Expert presenting an overview of the unique water management challenges faced by the city of New Orleans on Friday, May 22. One of the optional tours on Friday will be of the pumping station.
Second Line Parade 
(New for 2020)
$4,000

Have your company’s logo displayed on the tubas as a Second Line Parade leads attendees from Thursday afternoon’s general session to the Industry Expo in classic New Orleans style! This will be a great way to energize the attendees to get the Expo started.

Networking
Meals
$4,000

Several unique networking events are available for targeted attendee groups. The sponsor’s logo will be featured on the digital lectern or Sponsors will receive special signage recognition. Sponsor one of the following at the Silver Level or all three at the Gold Level. 

  • Future Leaders Networking Lunch
  • Women in Industry Professional Networking Lunch 
Cocktail
Reception
$4,000

Guests are invited to celebrate the 2019 award recipients prior to the awards dinner on Wednesday, May 20. Sponsors will receive special signage recognition.

Enhancement idea: sponsor branded cocktail napkins.

Daily Lunch $4,000

Lunch breaks provide attendees an opportunity to meet with their peers, network or to simply relax. Sponsors will receive special signage recognition during their respective lunch. Wednesday, May 20.

Enhancement idea: sponsor branded dessert such as cookies. 

Daily Lunch $4,000

Lunch breaks provide attendees an opportunity to meet with their peers, network or to simply relax. Sponsors will receive special signage recognition during their respective lunch on Thursday, May 21. 
The lunch on Thursday will be at The Bourbon Restaurant.

Enhancement idea: sponsor branded dessert such as cookies. 

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Daily Break $2,000

Meeting attendees will be invited to take a short break from the conference to enjoy light snacks and beverages. Sponsors will receive special signage recognition during their respective refreshment break. 

  • Wednesday, May 20 morning

Enhancement idea: sponsor branded coffee cup sleeves.

Daily Break $2,000

Meeting attendees will be invited to take a short break from the conference to enjoy light snacks and beverages. Sponsors will receive special signage recognition during their respective refreshment break. 

  • Wednesday, May 20 afternoon break

Enhancement idea: sponsor branded coffee cup sleeves.

Daily Break $2,000

Meeting attendees will be invited to take a short break from the conference to enjoy light snacks and beverages. Sponsors will receive special signage recognition during their respective refreshment break. 

  • Thursday, May 21 morning break

Enhancement idea: sponsor branded coffee cup sleeves.

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International Reception $2,000

In honor of CSIA’s global growth, attendees from outside the United States will be invited to participate in this special pre-reception to network with one another and with the CSIA leadership on Tuesday, April 30. The sponsor will receive special recognition during the reception.

New Benefit to Partners - Reserve a meeting room for your customer meetings $2,000 -$5,000

Get the most out of your time at the CSIA Annual Executive Conference – book a meeting room through CSIA and hold your customer meetings while you are in New Orleans! 

Contact Jill Gabbert to inquire about availability and cost of a room rental for either Tuesday or Wednesday. Included in the room rental is a screen with LCD projector and a water station. Rooms must be reserved and paid for by April 15, 2020. Rooms will be assigned based on availability. 

Reserved Meeting Rooms - Partner Sponsorship

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Thank you to our Sponsors for the 2020 CSIA Fun Run/Walk!





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