Air, Space & Cyber Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

In addition to the benefits of each unique sponsorship, every sponsor will also receive the following:

  • Company logo listed on the Air, Space, & Cyber conference website
  • Opportunity to place marketing material in the attendee bag or folder (limitations apply)
  • On-site booth signage acknowledging sponsorship status
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment on slides in the main conference meeting space
  • Logo in conference program guide and mobile app
  • Acknowledgment in AFA Annual Report

 

Premium Items Sponsorship Opportunities INVESTMENT:
General 1-Star Conference Sponsorship

General 2-Star Conference Sponsorship

Speaker Ready Room

All of the speakers and presenters at the conference need a place to prepare before they take the stage and this is your opportunity to get your message in front of these key movers and shakers. Since food and beverage are provided in this room the sponsor may provide cups and napkins with your company logo. Signage will be placed in the ready room acknowledging your sponsorship.
 
$5,000

$10,000


SOLD
MERCER
Attendee Bags SOLD
General Dynamics Mission Systems
 

Attendee Portfolios - 8.5"x11"

Featuring your company logo and the conference logo. Production costs are included. Sponsor may provide at sponsor cost a company pen to be included.

$26,000

Conference Registration Sponsor

Your company will be recognized on the conference registration website and on-site in the registration area. Exposure to your brand begins in May - don't wait!

$25,000

Exhibit Hall Aisle Signs

For the exclusive sponsorship, have your company’s name and logo prominently displayed on the aisle signs in the exhibit hall for high visibility and branding.

SOLD
Pratt & Whitney

Escalator Wraps and Stair Graphics (West Atrium)

Spotlight your company with this sponsorship. Grab the attendee’s attention as they enter and exit the exhibit hall. Sponsorship includes production and installation. Both upper and lower escalators and stairs are included.

SOLD
Northrop Grumman
Aircraft Model Display SOLD
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
 

Exhibit Hall Banners - 15'x15'

Spotlight your company with a banner displayed prominently in the exhibit hall. The first to purchase get the premium locations over the main entry/ exit doors. The cost includes production and installation. Four available. 

$7,500

 

multiple

Aurora
Martin-Baker Aircraft Co.
  L3Technologies
Rockwell Collins
Rolls-Royce
General Atomics AS, Inc
Draken International (2)
Lockheed Martin

 

Hotel Atrium Banner - 30'x60'

This is an exclusive sponsorship of a banner spotlighting your company during the entire Air, Space, & Cyber Conference. Sponsorship includes an allowance for basic installation. The sponsor is responsible for all production costs.

SOLD
Lockheed Martin

Lanyards

Distributed to all participants, featuring your company logo and the AFA logo. Production costs are included.

SOLD
L3 Technologies

Mezzanine Overlook Double-Sided Banners - 10'x30' (Three available)

These banners are in a high visibility area overlooking the mezzanine (the area between registration and the exhibit halls) along the Potomac Ballroom Concourse. These are double-sided banners for twice the exposure. Priority placement is based on a first come, first served basis. 

SOLD
BAE Systems, Inc.
Rolls Royce
Northrop Grumman

 

West Atrium Banner - 20'x25'

Spotlight your company with this sponsorship during the technology exposition. This banner is placed above the west exit doors at the bottom of the escalator by the exhibit hall. 
 
SOLD
The Boeing Company
Potomac Hallway Banner - 10'x30'

Spotlight your company with a banner displayed just outside Potomac A&B- the large main speaker venues for the conference!
 
SOLD
AT&T
Exhibit Hall Column Wraps 

(4-Sided 20 feet tall)
Reinforce your corporate image with a highly visible 20' 4-sided column wrap in the Exhibit Hall by your booth. Sure to be seen and remembered by thousands of industry professionals. Secure a premium position now - space is limited. Only three available!  
 
SOLD
BAE Systems
Lockheed Martin
The Boeing Company
Column Wraps inside Exhibitor Booth
 
Call For Pricing

Junior Note Pads - 7"x9.5"

Attendee bags will feature your company logo along with the conference logo. Production costs are included. Sponsor may provide at sponsor cost a company pen to be included.

$18,000
Special Events Sponsorship Opportunities:
 
 
Outstanding Airmen of the Year Reception (Monday Evening)
Sponsor may provide glassware and/or napkins with your company logo to be used at the reception to be held in the exhibit hall. Sponsorship will be notated in Conference Program Guide and in Exhibit Hall signage.
 
Call for Pricing
Outstanding Airmen of the Year Dinner Wine Sponsorship (Monday Evening)
Sponsor will be recognized as the sponsor for the evenings' wine selections in the specific dinner program, in the Conference Program Guide, on the AFA Conference website, and Annual Report, in dinner PowerPoint slide, on an easel sign, and from the podium. Sponsor the wine for both dinners for $28,00.
 
$15,000
Outstanding Airmen of the Year Lifetime AFA Memberships

Sponsor to underwrite an AFA Lifetime Membership for each of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. A representative from the sponsoring company may join AFA leadership on the main stage to say a few words and present the Lifetime Membership certificates to each of the recipients.
 
SOLD
Lockheed Martin
Outstanding Airmen of the Year Activities
Sponsorship underwrites AFA sponsored activities occurring during the Outstanding Airmen of the Year (OAY) Program. Sponsor to be recognized at the OAY dinner from the podium, on signage posted throughout the exhibit hall, in the OAY hospitality suite, and in the OAY dinner program. This sponsor will also receive one table (6 seats) at the OAY dinner. Sponsor may address the 12 Outstanding Airmen during one of their private gatherings. Sponsor may provide cups and/or napkins with your company logo for the OAY hospitality suite.
 
SOLD
Lockheed Martin
AFA's Chairman's VIP Reception
This invitation-only reception will be held on Wednesday evening in our Chairman’s Suite, immediately following the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Dinner. Sponsor may provide napkins and/or glassware with your company logo to be used at the reception.
 

SOLD 

Bombardier

Air Attache's Breakfast Reception
Exclusive sponsorship of the Air Attache Breakfast Reception for Air Attache's, International delegates and other foreign military representatives. 
 
$8,500
PENDING

Conference Coffee Breaks/Dessert Stations (5)
(Limited to one sponsor for each coffee break - Breaks are scheduled for Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning and afternoon, Wednesday morning and afternoon. Sponsor may provide cups and/or napkins for daily coffee breaks with your company logo. Signage nearby will also acknowledge your sponsorship.

$9,700 each or five for $45,000
AFA's Air Force Birthday Reception (Wednesday Evening)
Don't miss this opportunity to help celebrate the Air Forces 71th Birthday in grand style. 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 reception, which is being held in the exhibit hall on Wednesday evening.
 
Call for Pricing
Air Force Birthday Dinner Wine Sponsorship (Wednesday Evening)
Sponsor will be recognized as the sponsor for the evenings' wine selections in the specific dinner program, in the Conference Program Guide, on the AFA Conference website, and Annual Report, in dinner PowerPoint slide, on an easel sign, and from the podium. Sponsor the wine for both dinners for $28,000.
 
$15,000
Attendee Lunch Buffets in the Exhibit Hall (3)
(Limited to one sponsor per day - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday). Sponsor may provide cups and/or napkins with your company logo. Signage nearby will also acknowledge your sponsorship. Sponsor will be recognized as the sponsor for the lunches in the Conference Program Guide, on the AFA Conference website, and Annual Report, in conference PowerPoint slides, and from the podium.
 
$30,000 per day or all 3 for $85,000
Water Bottle Sponsorship (Bottles for BOTH ASC and AWS 2019)
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 AFA branded bottled 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.
 
$28,000
Print and Electronic Media Sponsorship Opportunities
 
 
Exhibit Hall Wi-Fi
All exhibit hall attendees will be exposed to your company landing page and messaging!  As a Wi-Fi Sponsor, you can define the landing page that attendees will see as they connect to the internet. This is a great opportunity to reach a large targeted audience, brand your organization, and move your message to conference attendees during the show.
 
$68,000
Press Room with Wi-Fi
If you want exposure to the press then this sponsorship is for you. Coffee and snacks are periodically provided in the press room for all media to enjoy. Sponsorship will also underwrite provision of wireless internet access in the conference area for the 100+ members of the press. Sponsor will be recognized on the press tables and on signage throughout the area as well as have the initial WiFi landing page set to your desired URL. Sponsor may also provide cups and/or napkins with your company logo for additional branding.
 
SOLD
       AECOM
Conference Mobile App
 
SOLD
Leidos
 
Conference Program Guide
The program has a shelf life beyond the event as many attendees will retain it after the event. Your organization will be presented on the cover of the conference program as “conference program underwritten by… (your logo)” and you will also receive the two-page centerfold spread on a heavier/contrasting stock. Other centerfold options are available at an additional cost.  Please note – advertising within the guide is available to other organizations and companies.
 
SOLD
Northrop Grumman
Jet Fuel Scratch and Sniff Cards
No kidding!  The scratch-off on the card smells like jet fuel.  A great opportunity to creatively show off your aircraft engines on a 5x7 postcard card stock.  You provide the graphics and we do the rest.  4,500 printed- 4,000 for the conference bags and an additional 500 for you to give out at your booth.

$7,000

  

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, gate-fold spreads).


Full-page (Multiple opportunities available) 

Half-page (Multiple opportunities available) 

Inside Front and Back Covers (Two Available C2 and C3)                                            
Back Cover  

Corporate Members enjoy a 10% discount on these prices!

 

 

 

$6,900

$4,200

$7,500

$7,800

Pre-Conference Email Blast Sponsorship
(No Longer  Available)


AFA is offering sponsors the ability to purchase email blasts that will be sent to registered attendees of Air, Space & Cyber. Act quickly before the emails are sold out. Emails will be sent using AFA’s email system, sponsoring companies will be able to place content into AFA’s branded email blast. The email header and footer will be AFA’s content and the body of the email is available to the sponsor to update. Sponsoring companies can send copy and one high-resolution photo. AFA is unable to rewrite HTML code for email blasts. Sponsoring company will be able to review two proofs- one initial proof, and one final proof before the email goes out. Sponsoring companies will also receive email analytics 24 hours after the email is distributed.
 
$2,500 each
AT&T
Post-Conference Email Blast Sponsorship (2 Available)

AFA is offering sponsors the ability to purchase email blasts that will be sent to registered attendees of Air, Space & Cyber. Act quickly before the emails are sold out. Emails will be sent using AFA’s email system, sponsoring companies will be able to place content into AFA’s branded email blast. The email header and footer will be AFA’s content and the body of the email is available to the sponsor to update. Sponsoring companies can send copy and one high-resolution photo. AFA is unable to rewrite HTML code for email blasts. Sponsoring company will be able to review two proofs- one initial proof, and one final proof before the email goes out. Sponsoring companies will also receive email analytics 24 hours after the email is distributed.
$2,500  each

   

Don’t see a sponsorship item that meets your needs?
We are here to assist you in having the best possible conference experience. Understanding that your sponsorship selection is based on the desired visibility of your organization, we are happy to create a custom sponsorship package to meet your specific needs. Working with us around your vision and budget will allow us to create a customized opportunity which will deliver the maximum exposure possible.

All sponsors underwriting a food or beverage function are encouraged to provide cups/glassware, plates, cup sleeves and/or napkins with their company name and logo for additional branding.

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

For more information, pricing, and to secure an opportunity, please contact:
Perry Currier
Manager, Corporate Relations
pcurrier@afa.org
703-247-5838