Sponsorship, Exhibitor, and Advertising Opportunities

 

Annual Partnership Opportunities

Annual Visionary Partner
Price: $10,000

Thank you to our current Visionary Partner: 
Sherwin-Williams

 

For more information on becoming a Visionary Partner contact Kelly Smykal at ksmykal@idec.org or (847) 686-2323.

  • Annual Benefits:
    • Individual press release announcement of visionary support of IDEC.
    • Recognition in IDEC eNews: Your name and link will be included 1x/ month throughout the year in this weekly e-newsletter, which reaches 2,000 industry professionals, faculty and students.
    • Recognition in IDEC: Exchange newsletter: Your logo and link will be included in this electronic newsletter that is released to IDEC members in the spring and fall.
    • Prominent logo placement on IDEC website: Your logo and link will be included in the Partner logo and link rotation visible on every page of the website and also on the Sponsorship page during the Conference.
    • Recognition on IDEC social media: We will send weekly posts to our social media platforms, including Facebook and twitter. You will be recognized in these weekly posts 1x/month throughout the year.
    • Promotional emails to IDEC membership: We will send four emails throughout the year to the IDEC membership on your behalf. You provide the content in html and the date you’d like us to send it out. Material is to be received by IDEC a week in advance of e-blast for review.
    • Regional Conference exposure: At each of the five Regional fall conferences, IDEC will include your logo w/link online with the event registration. You will also have the opportunity to provide collateral for each meeting.
    • Host two webinars via IDEC’s platform: Partnerwill be mentioned in all marketing materials and event analytics will be provided once webinar is complete.
  • Conference Benefits:
    • Opportunity to address attendees for 3-5 minutes at conference event.
    • Two (2) exhibit spaces.
    • Four (4) full conference registrations.
    • Opportunity to put one (1) marketing piece, pre- approved by IDEC, in attendee welcome bag.
    • Recognition on the Conference mobile app.
    • Company logo included on event marketing pieces and signage.
    • Company logo included in onsite signage.
    • Prominent logo placement on IDEC website: Your logo and link will be included on the Sponsorship page
      during the Conference.
    • Recognition in IDEC eNews: You will be recognized and thanked as a Sponsor in this weekly e-newsletter. Your name and link will be included in the e-newsletter prior to the Annual Conference and post-Conference for one month.
    • Recognition on IDEC social media: We will send weekly posts to our social media platforms. You will be recognized and thanked as a Sponsor in these weekly posts prior to the Annual Conference and post-Conference.

Thank You:
 

Annual Premier Partner 
Price: $5,000  

Thank you to our current Premier Partners: 
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Configura, .Design and The Shade Store

For more information on becoming a Premier Partner contact Kelly Smykal at (847) 686-2323.

  • Annual Benefits:
    • Individual press release announcement of premier partner support of IDEC.
    • Recognition in IDEC eNews: Your name and link will be included 1x/ month throughout the year in this weekly e-newsletter, which reaches 2,000 industry professionals, faculty and students.
    • Recognition in IDEC: Exchange newsletter: Your logo and link will be included in this electronic newsletter that is released in the spring and fall.
    • Prominent logo placement on IDEC website: Your logo and link will be included in the Partner logo and link rotation visible on every page of the website and also on the Sponsorship page during
      the Conference.
    • Recognition on IDEC social media: We will send weekly posts to our social media platforms, including  Facebook and twitter. You will be recognized in these weekly posts 1x/month throughout the year.
    • Promotional emails to IDEC membership: We will send two emails throughout the year to the IDEC membership on your behalf. You provide the content in html and the date you’d like us to send it out. Material is to be received by IDEC a week in advance of e-blast for review.
    • Regional Conference exposure: At each of the 5 Regional fall conferences, IDEC will include your logo w/link
      online with the event registration. You will also have the opportunity to provide collateral for each meeting.
    • Host two webinars via IDEC’s platform: Partner will
  • Conference Benefits:
    • Opportunity to address attendees for 3-5 minutes at a conference event.
    • One (1) exhibit space.
    • Two (2) full conference registrations.
    • Opportunity to put one (1) marketing piece, approved by IDEC, in attendee welcome bag.
    • Recognition on Conference mobile app.
    • Company logo included in onsite signage.
    • Prominent logo placement on IDEC website: Your logo and link will be included on the Sponsorship page during the Conference.
    • Recognition in IDEC eNews: You will be recognized and thanked as a Sponsor in this weekly e-newsletter. Your name and link will be included in the e-newsletter prior to the Annual Conference and post-Conference for one month.
    • Recognition on IDEC social media: We will send weekly posts to our social media platforms, including Facebook and twitter. You will be recognized and thanked as a Sponsor in these weekly posts prior to the Annual Conference and post-Conference.

Thank You:



Progressive Partner
Price: $2,500

  • Opportunity to put one (1) marketing piece in attendee welcome bag
  • Mobile app rotating banner ad for one (1) day during the conference
  • Recognition in IDEC eNews- 1x/month throughout the year & IDEC: Exchange newsletter - Released Spring and Fall 
  • Recognition on IDEC website 
  • Company logo displayed on event marketing pieces and signage

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
March 6-9, 2019

Align your brand with the thought leaders of interior design. IDEC’s annual conference has an established history of offering significant contributions to the practice and professions of Interior Design and Interior Design Educations.

In addition to gaining valuable insight through the research, education and creative scholarship presentations, attendees gain valuable exposure and face-time with on-site industry elite.

All Conference sponsorships include: the opportunity to put one (1) marketing piece in the attendee welcome bag; company logo on event signage and recognition on IDEC website and weekly email newsletter.

Keynote Speaker Sponsor
Price: $10,000

Take the opportunity to address attendees at the opening keynote presentation!
Announce the keynote speaker and receive acknowledgement as the sponsor.

  • Opportunity to address attendees at Keynote
  • Press release announcement of your participation
  • Opportunity to put one (1) marketing piece at each table setting
  • Mobile app rotating banner ad on the day of the Keynote Address
  • Exclusive signage at Keynote Address

Thank you: 

President's Banquet Sponsor
Price: $7,500

The President’s Banquet recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service in various categories. As a sponsor, you will have the opportunity to make a lasting impression by addressing all in attendance.

  • Opportunity to address attendees at President’s Banquet
  • Opportunity to put one (1) marketing piece at each table setting
  • Mobile app rotating banner ad on the day of the President’s Banquet
  • Press release announcement of your participation
  • Exclusive signage at President’s Banquet

Thank you:                                                                            

Welcome Reception sponsor 
Price: $6,000

As a sponsor for the conference kickoff Welcome Reception, your brand will be front-and-center
throughout the night and visible to all attendees.

  • Opportunity to address attendees at sponsored event
  • Opportunity to place one (1) marketing piece at each table setting
  • Mobile app rotating banner ad for one (1) day of the conference
  • Exclusive event signage.

Thank you:

Conference App Sponsor
Price: $5,000

Put your company’s brand and message right in attendees’ hands! Attendees use the app onsite to access session content, a schedule of events, exhibitor listings and all general event information. Mobile apppresence, including: secondary opening page, schedule page watermark and rotating banner ad

  • Press release announcement of your participation

Thank you:           

Wifi Sponsor 
$5,000

Provide premium Wi-Fi Network to all attendees - the critical must-have productivity tool at any conference!

  • Mobile app rotating banner ad for one (1) day of the conference
  • Press release announcement of your participation

*Based on hotel availability.

Thank you: 

Event Welcome Bag Sponsor
$5,000

This is your company’s opportunity to gain exposure during – and even after - the show. Attendees use these branded
bags to carry personal items and conference materials throughout the event – drop in a useful souvenir they will hold
on to and reuse long after the conference has ended.

  • Company logo (1 color logo) along with IDEC conference logo on tote bags
    (imprint cost included in sponsorship)

Thank you:

Service Charrette Sponsor
$5,000

Join IDEC as we provide outreach to the community. IDEC attendees will offer design assistance to a local non-profit.
during the conference.

  • Opportunity to address participants in the charrette.
  • Provides lunch for participants.
  • Recognition on signage at the event and in design documents sent to the non-profit.

Thank you:

Breakfast or Lunch Sponsor
$5,000

Help attendees get their bodies rejuvenated with food and beverages as the sponsor of the breakfast or lunch. These events are always set in high-traffic gathering areas in the exhibit hall to help maximize exposure.

  • Opportunity to put one (1) marketing piece at each table setting
  • Exclusive event signage.

Thank you:

Student Competition
Price: $4,000

Our competition is a wonderful opportunity to create an awareness of human, economic, environmental and ethical concerns for future interior designers. Connect your brand to an encouraging experience, reflecting socially responsible design and the importance of design in our society, for students and faculty alike.

  • Exclusive signage with the Student Design Competition Display

Thank you: 

Pecha Kucha Event Sponsor
$3,500

As a sponsor for the zany and fun Pecha Kucha night, your brand will be front-and-center throughout the night and visible
to all attendees.

  • Opportunity to address attendees at sponsored event
  • Opportunity to place one (1) marketing piece at each table setting
  • Mobile app rotating banner ad for one (1) day of the conference
  • Exclusive event signage.

Thank you

Networking Happy Hour
$2,000

The Networking event promotes the involvement of attendees to participate in one or more of the 16 IDEC networks.
The purpose of a network is to share teaching ideas and discuss issues with other interested members. This is a
forum for members to voice or identify issues that can be addressed in the organization. Show off your brand in a local
showroom and provide beer, wine & snacks for 75-100 attendees (not included in sponsorship).

  • Company logo, link and description on conference app

Thank you:

Lanyard Sponsor
$2,500 

Just imagine: Your brand name visible on every attendee at the conference! Lanyards are a great way to enhance
your brand recognition.

  • Company logo (1 color) on each lanyard distributed to all attendees at registration (imprint cost included in sponsorship).
  • Company logo displayed on event marketing pieces and signage.

SOLD

Coffee/ Beverage Sponsor
$2,500

Be the official coffee supplier! Refreshment breaks provide a great opportunity for attendees to network
and socialize in a relaxed environment. Sponsorship of one of the refreshment breaks allows you to put
your name and brand in full view of IDEC attendees.

  • Exclusive signage in break area.

Thank you:

Conference Advertising Opportunities

 

Welcome Bag Insert
$500

Insert a piece of product literature or giveaway item into conference attendee bags.

 

Mobile App Rotating Banner AD
$500

Have your banner ad rotate on the mobile app for one (1) day of the conference

 

Push notifications
$100

Send a message to all Conference attendees via the mobile app on the day/time of your choice

 

Exhibitor Opportunities

 

Single Exhibit Space
$1,000

  • One six-foot draped table with two chairs and wastebasket
  • One conference registration
 

Double Exhibit Space
$1,750

  • Two six-foot draped table with two chairs, wastebasket
  • Two conference registrations
 

Triple Exhibit Space
$2,500

  • Three six-foot draped table with two chairs, wastebasket
  • Three conference registrations
 

Additional Exhibitor Conference Registrations
$100

 

 

 

Exhibitor Opportunities:

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Single Exhibit Space   
Price: $1,000     

  • One six-foot draped table with two chairs, wastebasket 
  • One conference registration

Double Exhibit Space 
Price: $1,750    

  • Two six-foot draped table with two chairs, wastebasket 
  • Two conference registrations

Triple Exhibit Space  
Price: $2,500     

  • Three six-foot draped table with two chairs, wastebasket 
  • Three conference registrations

Additional Exhibitor Passes: $50

 

2018 Exhibitors

ASID - American Society of Interior Designers
CET Designer/Configura
Sherwin-Williams
Textile Fabric Consultants, Inc.
Bloomsbury | Fairchild Books
CIDQ
IIDA
Routledge Publishing
Eaton, Source Lighting
Materials Pavilion
 

Materials Pavilion – new feature!

 

If interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact Kelly Smykal at ksmykal@idec.org or 847-686-2323.

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