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WHY BECOME A SPONSOR

AFA's sponsorship opportunities elevate your company's visibility, brand, and thought leadership throughout the symposium. Sponsorships also help drive additional traffic to your booth. Our goal is to provide creative sponsorship options which meet your needs and provide a solid return on your investment. To assist with this, we offer numerous levels of sponsorship opportunities with varied price points to meet your budgeting needs. If you don't see a desired sponsorship item, please contact us directly so that we can work with you on customized opportunity that maximizes your visibility at the AFA Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition.

 

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PREMIER EVENT

AWS BACKYARD BBQ

Don't miss this networking opportunity to connect with Air Force and Space Force decision-makers in a casual fun setting!

VIEW BACKYARD BBQ SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 

 

 

 

 

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NEW! RECHARGING LOUNGE
$11,845

Delight attendees while highlighting your brand with this exclusive brand new opportunity! The lounge includes a branded tall table, two chairs that have the capability for attendees to charge their devices, and another table to work on in this 10' x 20' footprint. Ask about adding a banner in this space or different furniture options available in the catalogue.

 

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS
SIERRA NEVADA

STAIRWELL WRAPS

HUGE branding opportunity! Be the first to grab the attendee's attention by wrapping your brand on one or two stairwells directly outside of the entrances to the exhibit hall and the symposium. You will see in the diagram how close these stairwells are to these entrances and the fact that they are eye level will make your message pop even more! 

 

 

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS 

GE AVIATION,
NEXTERA,
PRATT & WHITNEY

10' X 8' SMART WALL
$8,400

With this new branding opportunity, your company will be displayed on a beautiful back-light 10' x 8' wall which allows you to have a great presence in AND outside of the exhibit hall!

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS AT&T

ROTUNDA STAIR CLING AT GATLIN BALLROOM

Leave a lasting impression with the high-traffic sponsorship! Maximize the visibility of your brand and message through being highlighted on the staircase that leads directly to the exhibit hall, registration, general sessions, and more! (Stair graphics cover 30 stairs.)

 

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OVERFLOW HOTEL BRANDED GUEST KEYS
$3,675

Make a great first impression with branded hotel keys when attendees check-in to their rooms by featuring your branding on all hotel key cards for our TWO overflow hotel properties! Your company will have the flexibility of working with our team directly to allow your company to have a personal touch.

 

 

 

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SOLD! CONGRATULATIONS 
GENERAL ATOMICS,
NORTHROP GRUMMAN,
PRATT & WHITNEY

10' X 20' EXHIBIT
HALL BANNERS
$7,915 EACH

Spotlight your company in a massive way by having your messaging on a 10' x 20' banner prominently displayed in front of the entire exhibit hall! These are coveted banners and will go quickly since only six banners are available. 

*only two banners remain available

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS 
DELL TECHNOLOGIES

DOUBLE SIDED DIGITAL READER BOARD $7,350

Make your mark by displaying branded messages on a
double-sided LED reader board to impact people coming and going all day! With this high-impact sponsorship opportunity, your company will be broadcast on these 4' x 2' boards which are also in the prime location of the rotunda. (Pricing includes all three days of the symposium.)
*Ask about the AWS Digital Package discount price for both the two large screens AND the digital reader board!

 

 

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS
EPIRUS

14' X 6' ROTUNDA 2 BANNER

With this opportunity, you receive maximum exposure by having the only other banner in the rotunda area at AWS! This banner is 14' x 6' and it is designed for optimal visibility as it is in the prime location of the registration, exhibit hall, and symposium area.  

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS 
GOOGLE CLOUD

SYMPOSIUM MORNING COFFEE BREAKS
CALL FOR PRICING


Look great to all the AWS attendees by being the featured Thursday and Friday morning coffee sponsor! This sponsorship includes signage thanking the sponsor and recognition throughout the symposium. As a sponsor, you may provide cups and/or napkins with your company logo for daily coffee breaks. 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS 
GOOGLE CLOUD

THURSDAY AFTERNOON COFFEE AND DESSERT BREAK ON THE
EXHIBIT FLOOR
CALL FOR PRICING

Be featured as the afternoon coffee and dessert sponsor at AWS! This sponsorship includes signage thanking the sponsor and recognition throughout the symposium. As a sponsor, you may provide cups and/or napkins with your company logo for this coffee break. 

 

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SOLD! 
CONGRATULATIONS
 
L3HARRIS

AWS LANYARDS

See your brand walk around throughout the entire symposium by sponsoring the AWS lanyards! Every attendee receives a lanyard which allows for maximum brand exposure. 

 

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS NORTHROP GRUMMAN

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM GUIDE PREMIER SPONSOR

Your organization will be acknowledged on the front cover of the symposium program guide with a one and a half inch high by full width (8.125”) ad across the bottom portion of the front cover. Also included with the sponsorship is a two-page center-spread ad. Go even bigger by upgrading to a gatefold or double-gatefold along with the center spread at additional cost. Please note that advertising is available to other organizations in the program guide. View the 2019 AWS Program Guide.

SYMPOSIUM GUIDE BOOK ADVERTISING

Full Page:  $3,903
Half Page:  $2,392
Quarter Page: $1,404
Inside Back Covers:  $4,666
Back Cover:  $4,886
Two-Page Spread: $6,403
                                                                  

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SOLD!
CONGRATUATIONS
BAE SYSTEMS

48' X 6' ROTUNDA BANNER
$10,475

Receive maximum exposure by having the largest banner display at AWS! This banner is 48' x 6' and it is designed for optimal visibility as it is in the prime location of the registration, exhibit hall, and symposium area.  

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS
LEIDOS

DIGITAL BILLBOARD SCREENS

Project your brand on this LED wall to AWS attendees in a whole new way! Enjoy seeing your choice of still images, slideshow or video on two 11.5' x 4.8' screens. These screens are in prime location leading into the symposium which allows for your company to impact attendees in a new innovative way, multiple times a day! (Price includes the use of the screens for all three days. Please note there are no sound capabilities.)
*Ask about the AWS Digital Package discount price for both the two large screens AND the digital reader board!

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS
BOEING

SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION 

This sponsorship allows your branding to be constantly displayed in one of the most continually visited areas of AWS, registration! You will have the opportunity to work directly with our team to help implement your brand and messaging within the design, and you will also have branding throughout the entire online registration process. With this sponsorship, your brand will be seen repeatedly by every attendee from start to finish of the AWS experience! 

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS
BOEING,
EPIRUS

10' X 20' FOYER MODEL DISPLAY AREA

Take advantage of showcasing your aircraft model in the high traffic area of the foyer that is directly in front of the exhibit hall AND general sessions! The best spaces go first so don't wait!

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS GENERAL
DYNAMICS MISSION SYSTEMS


BRANDED JOURNALS

Featuring your company logo and the conference logo,
these journals are available to every attendee and are
placed throughout the symposium to allow for maximum
branding

 

 

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS
GE AVIATION


AISLE SIGNS

With this exclusive sponsorship, you will have your company's logo prominently displayed throughout the exhibit hall floating overhead on every aisle! 

 

 

 

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS
LOCKHEED MARTIN


BRANDED GUEST KEYS

Make a great first impression with branded hotel keys when attendees check-in to their rooms by featuring your branding on all hotel key cards! Your company will have the flexibility of working with our team directly to allow your company to have a personal touch.

 

 

 

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SOLD!
CONGRATULATIONS NORTHROP GRUMMAN

WEDNESDAY EVENING WELCOME RECEPTION BAR

As the sponsor, you may provide glassware and/or napkins with your company logo to be used at the Welcome Reception held in the exhibit hall.

 

 

SPONSORSHIP,  MARKETING & PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS

Highlighted below are some of the benefits you receive when partnering with AFA as a sponsor of the annual Air Warfare Symposium.

  • Enhanced visibility and networking opportunities to increase awareness of your brand among top US Air Force and DoD leadership, influential aerospace industry leaders, and members of international air forces.
  • Special signage placed throughout our events and in your booth identifying you as a sponsor.
  • Special company mention and corporate logo placement in the official event program guide. 
  • Recognition on the AWS webpage, AWS mobile app, and general session and breakout sessions slides.
  • Special recognition of your support in the Air & Space Forces Association Annual Report.

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 Warfare Symposium must be approved in advance and in writing by the Air & Space Forces Association.


For more information, pricing, and to secure an opportunity, please contact:

Christy Sitter
csitter@afa.org
703- 247-5837
AFA Exhibits and Sponsorships