March 1 - 5, 2020
McCormick Place
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Sponsorship Opportunities
Do you want to extend your sales message and increase brand awareness beyond the borders of your booth? By participating in our Sponsorship Program, your company will reach attendees before, during, and/or after Pittcon 2020. Not only will your company stand out from the competition, your company will increase lead generation and drive traffic to your booth. Take advantage and enhance your brand at Pittcon.

EVENT SPONSORSHIPS BRAND AWARENESS MOBILE APP DIGITAL SPONSORSHIPS

First Time exhibitor?

We understand the uncertainties involved with exhibiting at a new trade show, and finding the right sponsorship can be difficult. So we created a promotional package tailored to new exhibitors looking to make splash.

    New Exhibitor Promo Packages

    Packages determined by availability. Contact Marketing for more information.

    marketing@pittcon.org
How to Particiapte
To purchase a sponsorship, log into your Exhibitor Dashboard.

PURCHASE NOW

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Maranda Flamm:

flamm@pittcon.org

800-825-3221, x203

Sponsorship Levels
Purchase the specified amounts listed below in promotional opportunities (including hanging banners on the exposition floor) and qualify for Platinum, Gold or Silver Sponsorship Levels.

  • Dedicated e-mail blast
  • Thank you banner displayed in McCormick Place
  • Two dedicated social media posts on all social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Thank you page in the Final Program
  • Website link and logo listed on the Pittcon website
  • First right of refusal for Pittcon 2021 promotional opportunities reserved in 2020

  • Product Spotlight eNewsletter
  • Thank you banner displayed in McCormick Place
  • Thank you page in the Final Program
  • Two dedicated social media posts on all social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Website link and logo listed on the Pittcon website
  • First right of refusal for Pittcon 2021 promotional opportunities reserved in 2020

  • Thank you banner displayed in McCormick Place
  • Thank you page in the Final Program
  • Two dedicated social media posts on all social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Website link and logo listed on the Pittcon website
  • First right of refusal for Pittcon 2021 promotional opportunities reserved in 2020

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a sponsorship. Promotions must be reserved and paid in full by January 13, 2020. Any requests made after the deadline will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Promotional opportunities are only available to Pittcon exhibitors.

PLEASE NOTE: The Pittsburgh Conference is a non-profit organization. The cost of purchasing a promotional opportunity may be tax deductible to your company. Please check with your tax professional/department.

Brand Awareness Sponsorships

**NEW** Head Shot Lounge

Cost: $12,000
Availability: 1 participant

Located in Pittcon Park, the Head Shot Lounge includes branded kiosks and a chip wall with your logo. Collect leads with the customized HTML email that attendees receive for their headshot. Additionally, Head Shot Lounge Ambassadors will wear branded shirts of the sponsor.

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**NEW** Carpet Stickers

Cost: $4,000
Availability: 6 participant

Opportunity to direct potential buyers to your booth with a “insert size” carpet sticker. Located on the expo floor in large cross aisles.

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**NEW** Elevator Clings

Cost: $4,000
Availability: 1 participant

Increase brand awareness while attendees are waiting for the elevator (1st floor where bus drop off is located) with your company’s ad/logo.

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**NEW** Coloring Wall

Cost: $6,000
Availability: 1 participant

Stand out from your competitors in a creative way with a 96×53” coloring wall located in the park on the expo floor. Your company has the option to design the artwork (must include Pittcon 2020).

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**NEW** Stair Stickers

Cost: $4,000
Availability: SOLD

Catch attendee’s attention by placing your company’s custom artwork on a set of stairs in the convention center.

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**NEW** Tech Hub

Cost: $15,000
Availability: 1participant

Reach attendees at the state-of-the-art lounge at Pittcon, located in the park on the expo floor. Your company will receive a custom landing page to log-in to the wifi, branded furniture with your company’s logo and charging stations branded by your company logo and booth number.

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Water Coolers

Cost: $6,000
Availability: 1 participant

Increase your brand’s visibility by featuring your company’s ad on the 6 water coolers placed throughout McCormick Center.

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Press Room Promotion

Cost: $1,000
Availability: 2 participants

Sponsor the refreshments in the Press Room, includes a 22”x28” sign with your company logo and booth number.

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Booth Drop

Cost: $2,000
Availability: 2 participants

Looking for B2B connections? Participate in the Booth Drop promotion to disseminate your materials to all exhibitors on a morning of your choice. Pittcon Marketing must approve handout prior to final production.

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Shuttle Bus Ribbons

Cost: $3,000
Availability: 6 participants

Sponsor a shuttle bus by purchasing a ribbon advertisement and reach attendees before they are at the convention center. You may choose your bus route and create the artwork.

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Short Course Coffee Break

Cost: $1,000
Availability: 2 participants

Sponsor the refreshments in the Short Course Office, includes a 22”x28” sign with your company logo and booth number.

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Lanyards – (SOLD)

Cost: $5,000
Availability: SOLD

Design the Pittcon 2020 lanyard distributed to all Pittcon attendees.

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Escalator Clings – (SOLD)

Cost: $5,000 per cling, $8,000 for pair
Availability: SOLD

Sponsor an escalator ride in the convention center by placing your company’s ad on the median of an escalator (or two)!

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Lobby Banners

(Main Expo Hallway)

Cost: $7,000
Availability: 8 participants

Highlight your company’s products with double-sided hanging banners, (8 ft. wide x 16 ft. long), in the high traffic areas of McCormick Place.

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Passport

Cost: $3,000
Availability: 11 participants

Make your booth a stop on the Pittcon Passport. Your logo and booth number will appear on the passport booklet then stamped as attendees arrive at your booth. Attendees who complete the passport and return it are eligible for great prizes!

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Souvenir Inserts

Cost: $5,000
Availability: 4 participants

Place a company-marketing piece or small souvenir in the highly coveted Pittcon souvenir bag.

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Mobile App Sponsorships

**NEW** Rotating Banner

Cost: $3,000
Availability: 3 participants

Feature your company’s ad/logo on a rotating banner ad on the mobile app that goes to your exhibitors profile, static page or website.

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App Sponsor – (SOLD)

Cost: $5,000
Availability: SOLD

Your company’s logo will appear on the Splash Page, your company will have a clickable navigation item in the drop down menu and your company will have recognition on on-site signage and pre-event marketing.

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App: Push Notifications

Cost: $3,000
Availability: 6 participants (2 per day)

Reach attendees at the tip of their fingers. A feature that allows you to send a message to users at a designated date and time.

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Digital Sponsorships

Product Spotlight E-mail

Cost: $3,000
Availability: 6 participants

Highlight your product or company in a Product Spotlight e-mail that includes a 100-word description, 250×250 banner + URL, Feb. 5 & 19. E-mail will be sent to our database of approximately 60,000 contacts.

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Registration Package

Cost: $4,000
Availability: 1 participant

Your banner ad to appear on the registration website, registration confirmation emails and on-site on self-registration computers. Logo will also appear on the Pittcon registration-landing page.

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Newsletter Banner Ad

Cost: $2,000
Availability: 8 participants

Your company’s banner ad featured in the monthly attendee newsletter that is sent to our database of approx. 60,000 contacts.

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Event Sponsorships

**NEW** Pittcon Party

The biggest party, the biggest night of the week, and the biggest opportunity to brand your company. The Pittcon Party will take place Wednesday evening at the Museum of Science and Industry. It will be a night to remember – and a night for attendees to remember you!

In addition to the following sponsorship opportunities, your logo, booth number, and “sponsored by” will be displayed under what you purchase on all promotional items for the event. (website, social media, registration page, preliminary and final program, and more!)

Yesterday’s Main Street
Cost: $12,500
Availability: 1 participant

Become the coolest sponsor by sponsoring the Ice Cream Parlor. Ice cream will be served in cups branded with your company’s logo/artwork. Yesterday’s Main Street also includes the Old Time Movie Theater. Your company can play a one to three minute movie/advertisement on a loop in the movie theater.

Photogenic Photo
Cost: $7,000
Availability: 1 participant

Want your company to be the last impression for Pittcon 2020 attendees? Sponsor the old time photo booth and your logo will be printed on each keepsake photo. Every time they see this photo, they’ll see your brand!

Flight Simulators
(ESP Motion Ride & I360/Interactive Fly/VR Simulators)

Cost: $5,000
Availability: 1 participant

Attendees will acknowledge your brand (static advertisement/logo) while they experience exhilarating opportunities! They will have the chance to recapture the original thrill of flight, putting their skills to test as either a pilot or gunner in a historic aircraft or take an exciting virtual trip.

United Boeing 727 Exhibit
Cost: $3,000
Availability: 1 participant

Fly into the eyes of the attendees by sponsoring the United Boeing 727. Your company’s video/advertisement/static logo will be played on the back of each seat of the plane. Your video/advertisement/static logo will also be on a big screen in a mini seating area right next to the airplane.

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**NEW** Welcome Reception

Cost: $5,000
Availability: 1 participant

Be the first to welcome attendees to Pittcon! The Welcome Reception will take place Monday from 6:00 – 7:30 pm, immediately following the Wallace H. Coulter Lecture.

Sponsor a drink and snacks while enticing attendees to your booth.

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