Overview

AAEI’s Annual Conference & Expos provides a forum for trade service providers to reach decision making exporters and importers with new systems and products to facilitate supply chain logistics.  AAEI is the leading trade association for technical expertise, and we have the latest information on a wide variety of topics, with some of the top experts in the industry. The 98th Annual AAEI Conference & Expo will be held June 26-28, 2019 in Washington, DC  at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.

Why Contribute?

Enhance your company’s visibility at the premier conference for import and export trade professionals! AAEI offers a wide range of sponsorship, advertisement, exhibition, and promotional opportunities to increase your awareness of your company to our attendees. Our attendees are highly focused professionals seeking innovative products and expert knowledge. If you need to get your brand in front of decisions makers, then exhibiting is perfect for you!

Please note: Attendee registration begins on Wednesday, June2 6, 2019, with a Networking Reception in the evening.
Day 1 of the Program will be Thursday, June 27, 2019.
Day 2 of the Program will be Friday, June 28, 2019.

Directions:  

1.  Select any sponsor items.

2.  Check out by paying for 20% now and the remaining balance within 60 days of reservation or before June 20, 2019whichever comes first.

3.  A couple of confirmation emails will be sent out.  One will include any attendee discount code along with a discount code for exhibit booths.

 Contact us:  events@aaei.org

 

More detail regarding the benefits of each sponsorship item

is available in the Sponsorship List. Click on the link below:

Download Sponsorship List

Exhibit Booths  Floor Map (pdf)

 

 

 

     
     

SOLD - Welcome your colleagues to the Nation’s Capital! As they arrive to the host hotel, there will be a room drop of your choice with a special note welcoming guests to the city!   

 $2,600.00
   

SOLD - Conference “Swag” Bag - (Exclusive opportunity)

 $8,250.00
   

SOLD - Badge Lanyard - (Exclusive opportunity) (Taken)

 $8,250.00
 

SOLD - Pocket Conference Agenda Card - (Exclusive opportunity)

 $5,150.00
 

SOLD - Collapsible Water Bottle with your logo -  (Exclusive opportunity)

 $3,100.00
   

Leather Notepads with your logo -  (Exclusive opportunity)

 $5,150.00
   

Conference Bag Inserts -  (Includes your personally selected promotional item to be included in the conference bag)

 $1,050.00
   Seat Drops -  (6 available)  $1,050.00
 

Cocktail Table Advertising Cling

Benefits for this Gold Sponsorship include 50% Discount on 1 Conference Registration
 $2,050.00
   Mobile App Sponsorship  
   

Diamond WiFi Sponsor - (Exclusive opportunity)

Benefits for this Diamond Sponsorship include registration list, company highlights in AAEI Newsletter, company mentions in releases, 2 full free registration and more.  Please see the 2019 Sponsorship Proposal for complete list of benefits.

  $8,250.00
   

Platinum Mobile App Sponsor - (Exclusive opportunity)

AAEI’s conference mobile app is taking center stage again this year, and will be attendees’ only source for presentations, speaker information and interactive maps of the Exhibit Hall.
The exclusive sponsorship includes logo featured on a splash screen, Platinum Sponsor profile, clickable banner, and a pre-scheduled alert.

NOTE: AAEI’s conference app will be attendees only source of panel and speaker descriptions, as well as the presentations on-site.

 $5,150.00
   

Mobile App Banner Ads

Be one of the few companies to have a banner ad that rotates throughout the conference in the app’s Event Feed. Includes – Clickable banner, a pre-scheduled alert and more.  Download more information using the link at the top of the page.

 $800.00
   

App Gamification Map - (Exclusive opportunity)

Participate in the fun and bring traffic to your booth! All attendees will receive a gamification map with your logo, which will have a list of all the locations for earning points in the conference competition. Attendees must stop by the booth to get it the winning codes and the chance to win fabulous prizes!

 $2,600.00
   

“Exhibit Hall Central – Recharging Station” -(Exclusive opportunity)

“Recharging Station”, and where all the attendees will gather to network, refresh and recharge their batteries after attending the conference sessions. Signage will be placed throughout the lounge, and your company logo will be the backdrop on the computers.  You will also be welcome to place someone from your company at the recharging station for the duration for the conference if you so choose.

 $5,150.00 
     
   Meetings Events/Functions  
   

Opening Kickoff Toast - (Exclusive GOLD opportunity) 

Show your support for AAEI’s success by sponsoring a toast at the pre-opening reception. This event preceding the ribbon-cutting will include custom reusable ice cubes with your logo.

 $4,125.00
   

Opening Night Reception Sponsorship - (Exclusive opportunity)

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - This reception is the official welcome to the 2019 Annual Conference and lasts an hour-and-a-half. Be the host of all conference attendees, speakers, exhibitors and guests. Increase visibility with signage throughout the hall, a specialty drink named after your company, logo placed throughout the hall, as well as speaking opportunity to welcome the guests. The opening reception will be held 
 $8,250.00
   

SOLD - Premier Keynote Luncheon Sponsorship - (Exclusive DIAMOND opportunity)

At this event with the CBP Commissioner or similar political official (import) as the keynote speaker, attendees build new relationships, visit with old friends, and enjoy a high-profile keynote speaker sure to attract a large crowd! Present your company’s name and message through introductions, collateral distribution, and signage, and introduce the keynote speaker for the lunch.

 $8,250.00
   

Day 1 Networking Reception Sponsorship - (Exclusive DIAMOND opportunity)

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - You will be the host for this one and half hour reception, which is the main networking opportunity at the 2019 Annual Conference.  Increase visibility with signage throughout the exhibit hall, logo placed throughout the hall, as well as speaking opportunity to welcome the guests.

 $8,250.00
   

New - Round-tables Session Sponsor - (Exclusive DIAMOND opportunity)

Friday, June 28, 2019 – Be the first-ever sponsor of AAEI’s popular Round-tables Session, in which hundreds of attendees get one-on-one face time with government agency representatives and subject matter experts on the hottest issues going on right now. Your logo will be visible throughout the conference and exclusively seen during the session.

 $8,250.00
   

Strategic Keynote Luncheon Sponsorship - (Exclusive DIAMOND opportunity)

Sponsor a keynote luncheon, with a high-level political or corporate (export) speaker, and gain early exposure to seminar attendees. At this event, attendees build new relationships, visit with old friends, and enjoy a high-profile keynote speaker sure to attract a large crowd. Present your company’s name and message through introductions, collateral distribution, and signage, and introduce the keynote speaker for the lunch.

 $8,250.00
   

Day 1 Continental Breakfast Sponsorship -  (Exclusive PLATINUM opportunity)

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - At this event, attendees build new relationships, visit with old friends, and enjoy a high-profile keynote speaker sure to attract a large crowd! Present your company’s name and message through introductions, collateral distribution, and signage.

 $5,150.00
   

Day 2 Continental Breakfast Sponsorship -  (Exclusive PLATINUM opportunity)

Friday, June 28, 2019 - Sponsor a continental breakfast and gain exposure to seminar attendees. The sponsorship includes signage at breakfast, mobile alert reminding attendees of the sponsored break, and recognition throughout breakfast.

 $5,150.00
   

Day 1 Morning and Afternoon Refreshment Sponsorship - (Exclusive GOLD opportunity)

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - Sponsor one of the morning or afternoon breaks! Signage will be placed throughout the exhibit hall and near food stations. The sponsorship includes one mobile app alerting attendees of the sponsored break.

 $2,600.00
   

Day 2 Morning and Afternoon Refreshment Sponsorship - (Exclusive GOLD opportunity)

Friday, June 28, 2019 - Sponsor one of the morning or afternoon breaks! Signage will be placed throughout the exhibit hall and near food stations. The sponsorship includes one mobile app alerting attendees of the sponsored break.

 $2,600.00
   

Lunch Table -  (multiple available)

Invite attendees to join you during the keynote lunch on Thursday (Day 1 of the Program) or lunch on Friday (Day 2 of the Program). Table will include signage displaying company name and logo. (Tables are seats of 10)

 


$1,050.00