2019 Annual Meeting Sponsorships & Exhibitors

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities


SHERATON CHARLOTTE HOTEL
MARCH 6-9

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 
$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

 

President's Banquet Sponsor 
$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

                                                                            

Welcome Reception sponsor 
$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.

 

Conference App Sponsor 
$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           

WI-FI 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.

 

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)

 

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.

 

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.

 

Student Competition Sponsor
$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

 

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.

 

Networking Happy Hour Sponsor
$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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

Mobile App - 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

 

 

If interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, email us at info@idec.org

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