SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

  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 99th Annual AAEI Conference & Expo will be held June 15-17, 2020 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa. 

 

  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!

 
 
 
 Policy Reminders

 AAEI is asking for a deposit to reserve booth locations and sponsorship opportunities online, payable by credit card only.

  • Booth reservations require a 20% non-refundable deposit payable by credit card.
  • Sponsorship opportunities require a 20% deposit payable by credit card.
  • If you are unable to pay the deposit online with a credit card, please contact Chris Enyart or Alycia Sohn.
 
 
 

 Please note:

Attendee registration begins on Monday, June 15, 2020with a Networking Reception in the evening.
Day 1 of the Program will be Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
Day 2 of the Program will be Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

  
More detail regarding the benefits of each sponsorship item is available in the Sponsorship List. Click on the link below:

Download Sponsorship Prospectus

Exhibitor Guide
Exhibit Hall Floor Map (pdf) (updated 2/14/2020)


 

 
 
 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 1, 2020whichever 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.

 

   DIAMOND SPONSORSHIP  
 

Badge Package (New Design!)

(Exclusive opportunity)

 

Conference “Swag” Bag

(Exclusive opportunity)

  Diamond WiFi Sponsor

(Exclusive opportunity)

(Alternative options include single day WiFi sponsorship ($5150 per day).
Please contact us if you wish to sponsor a single day WiFi Sponsorship)

$8,250
  Opening Night Reception Sponsorship

(Exclusive Opportunity)

Monday, June 15, 2020 - This reception is the official welcome to the 2020 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 in the Exhibit Hall.

$8,250
  Premier Keynote Luncheon Sponsorship

(Exclusive 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
  Day 1 Networking Reception Sponsorship

(Exclusive Opportunity)

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - You will be the host for this one and half hour reception, which is the main networking opportunity at the 2020 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
 

Round-Tables Session Sponsor

(Exclusive opportunity)

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 – Sponsor 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
  Strategic Keynote Luncheon Sponsorship

(Exclusive opportunity)

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 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
 

Karaoke (New!)

Exclusive Opportunity

No one sings the blues unless they want to at AAEI’s new Karaoke Night experience. Sponsor an event that attendees are sure to talk about for years to come when they kick off their shoes and pick up the mic. Professional karaoke DJs provide the music and lyrics. Beachside service provides the beverages and atmosphere. You get all the glory as the sponsor of this event. 

Contact Us for Pricing
 

Cruise (New!)

Exclusive Opportunity – Only in Fort Lauderdale, FL!

Sponsor an unforgettable evening for this year’s attendees, a cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway touring Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous water canals. Networking with clients and making new connections is as easy as a South Florida sunset, thanks to you. You’ll get exclusive recognition for your support. 

Contact Us for Pricing


  PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP

Pocket Conference Agenda Card

(Exclusive opportunity)


 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. This exclusive sponsorship includes logo featured on a splash screen, Platinum Sponsor profile, clickable banner, and a pre-scheduled alert.

 
 

 Leather Notepads with your logo

(Exclusive opportunity)

  Day 1 Continental Breakfast Sponsorship

(Exclusive opportunity)

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 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
  Day 2 Continental Breakfast Sponsorship

 (Exclusive opportunity)

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 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
  “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
 

Conference Venue Advertising Clings (New!)

Multiple Available

Attract attention and direct traffic with your company branding on the hotel walls, windows, or escalator. 

$5,150

  GOLD SPONSORSHIP
 

Opening Kickoff Toast

(Exclusive 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
 

Collapsible Water Bottle with your logo

(Exclusive opportunity) 

 

Welcome Room Drop

(Exclusive Opportunity)

Welcome your colleagues to the Fort Lauderdale, Florida! 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
 

Day 1 Morning and Afternoon Refreshment Sponsorship

(Exclusive Opportunity)

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 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.

 

Day 2 Morning and Afternoon Refreshment Sponsorship

(Exclusive Opportunity)

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 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.

 

Cocktail Table Advertising Cling

$2,050
 

  Pens or Candy at the Registration Desk

$2,050
  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
  
 
  SILVER SPONSORSHIPS 
 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
  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
 

Conference Bag Inserts 

(Includes your personally selected promotional item to be included in the conference bag)

 $1,050
 

 Seat Drops

(6 available)

$1,050

 

 Contact us at events@aaei.org for additional information.