Non-exhibiting Sponsor Opportunities

To better serve the needs of all of our corporate members, we have made available select sponsorship opportunities for non-exhibiting sponsors.  The following opportunities are open to all sponsor types:

Special Events Sponsorship Options

 

AFA’s Air Force Anniversary Reception
Sponsor will be recognized at the bars and throughout the exhibit hall during this spectacular event. Sponsor may provide glassware and/or napkins with your company logo to be used at the AFA Air Force AnniversaryReception being held in the exhibit hall on Wednesday evening.

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AFA’s Chairman’s VIP Reception
This invitation only reception will be held on Wednesday evening in our Chairman’s Suite, immediately following the AFA Air Force AnniversaryDinner. Sponsor may provide napkins and/or glassware with your companylogo to be used at the reception.

SOLD: Bombardier

Attendee Continental Breakfasts
(Limited to one sponsor per day - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday). Sponsor may provide napkins and/or cups with your company logo.

Call for pricing

Attendee Lunch Buffets in the Exhibit Hall
(Limited to four lunch station sponsors and one beverage station sponsor per day - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday). This sponsorship is for food and/or beverage stations.Sponsor may provide cups and/or napkins with your company logo.

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Conference Coffee Breaks
(Limited to one sponsor for each coffee break - Breaks are scheduled for Monday morning-sold, Tuesday morning-sold and afternoon-avail, Wednesday morning-sold and afternoon-avail).
Sponsor may provide cups and/or napkins for daily coffee breaks with your company logo.

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Banquet Dinner Wine Sponsorships
Sponsor will be recognized as the sponsor for the evenings wine selections in the specific dinner program and from the podium. Sponsor the wine for both dinners and save more than 30% on the second.

Call for pricing

Outstanding Airmen of the Year Reception
Sponsor may provide glassware and/or napkins with your company logo to be used at the reception to be heldin the exhibit hall on Monday evening.

SOLD:Northrop Grumman

Water Bottle Sponsorship
Talk about an exceptional value for your sponsorship dollars! This is one of the few sponsorships opportunities that AFA currently offers that last for a full 365 days. AFA currently provides tasty AFA branded bottle water for our two main conferences along with dozens of other meetings and events (including Air Attaché and Mitchell Institute) each year which equates to about 15,000 bottles of water which are put right into the hands of your target audience. Will be recognized as a sponsor at both conferences at the same dollar level and your brand will be added to the water bottle label.

Call for pricing

Electronic and Print Media

 

Mobile App
The app will provide information for conference attendees including access to the agenda (updated in nearreal time), speaker and hotel information, as well as floor plans of the exhibit hall. It also provides numerous places withinthe app to recognize the app sponsor.

Call for pricing

Conference Promotion Sponsor
Get your brand seen more than a million times (20 weekdays x 55,000 impressions per day) as the conference promotion sponsor as we will apply your logo to the metro station floor graphics that will be used to promote the Air & Space Conference in the Vienna and Crystal City metro stations.

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Conference-related Advertising
(These advertising opportunities are not considered sponsorships)

 

Official Program Guide Advertising
Full-page, half-page, inside and back cover ads are available. Special advertising inserts are also available (i.e. four-page centerfold, gatefold spreads).

Full-page (Multiple opportunities available) - $4,950
Half-page (Multiple opportunities available) - $3,000
Inside cover (Limited to two) - $5,375
Back cover (Limited to one) – $5,995

 

Pre-show Email Marketing

AFA is pleased to offer the opportunity to market to our attendees prior to the 2015 Air & Space Conference. For the first time you will be able to put your email message directly in front of Air & Space attendees. The following schedule of opportunities is available on a first come first serve basis and some restrictions apply.

August 3–28, 1 slot per day, $995 each.
August 31 - September 12, 2 slots per day, $1,750 each.


Don’t see something you like?
We are here to help you get the best return on your investment possible and that includes creating a custom sponsorship to meet your needs. Just tell us your goals and your budget, and we will work with you to create the best opportunity for exposure possible.


All sponsors underwriting a food or beverage function are invited to provide cups/glassware, plates, cup sleeves, napkins with their name and logo (any or all of these as is applicable to the function).

All designs, logos, and marketing text for the special opportunities listed for the 2014 Air & Space and Technology Exposition must be approved in advance and in writing by the Air Force Association.


For more information, pricing, or to secure an opportunity, please contact:
Dennis Sharland, CEM
Senior Manager, Expositions and Advertising
Phone: 703.247.5838 or email DSharland@afa.org