BROWSE

QUICKLINKS

About WEFTEC

WEFTEC 2017 will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago from Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2017. 

 

Visit www.wef.org for more training opportunities and technical resources from WEF.

 Join WEF button 

FaceBook_15.pngTwitter_15.pngLinked In-15.png 

 

WEFTEC 2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

WEFTEC is your single greatest opportunity to make your brand visible to thousands of water professionals over just a few days.

Attendees surveyed remember more than 40% of sponsor names unaided.

How many participants could you reach? 

 

Audience Reach


 

 

What would you like to sponsor?

Coffee, Lunches & Receptions 

Technical Events & Focus Areas

Exhibit Hall

Conference-Wide

Branded Giveaways

Digital Media

Onsite Signage

Targeted Audience Reach

 


Sponsor License

Sponsorship Reservation Form 

Sponsorship Brochure 


Coffee, Lunches & Receptions

 

WEF Mix with Members Reception

Audience: 400+ 

Sunday, September 25 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This invitation-only community cocktail hour attracted more than 400 members in 2015, its inaugural year! Network with WEF technical communities, members, exhibitors and advertisers, and find your success through association. 

Technical Communities
 - Watershed Conveyance         - Sustainable Management   
 - Treatment     - Operations & Maintenance   
 - Resource Recovery     - Women in Water  
 PARTNER | Member: $12,000 | Non-member: $15,000 
  • Logo on sign identifying sponsored Community area within reception
  • Logo on sign within room
  • Logo on sign outside of room
SUPPORTER | Member: $6,500 | Non-member: $8,000 
  • Logo on sign outside of room  
 

Opening General Session Coffee Service

Audience: 1,800+ 

Monday, September 26 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Coffee service immediately outside the Opening General Session room, served between the Opening General Session and the Water Leaders Session.

PARTNER | Member: $12,000 | Non-member: $15,000 

  • Exclusive to one company
  • Logo on event sign
  • Custom giveaway at coffee service
    • Sponsor can provide custom cups, coffee sleeves, or napkins
    • Selection required at time of contract
    • Sponsor responsible for production of custom giveaway item

    

NEW! Technical Session Coffee Service

Audience: 10,000+ Professional Registrants 

Monday - Wednesday, September 26 - 28  
10:30 am - 11:00 am & 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coffee service provided to all technical session registrants during the morning and afternoon networking breaks.

 

 PARTNER | Member: $12,000 | Non-member: $15,000 

  • Exclusive to one company per day
  • Logo on sponsor sign during service
  • Daily sponsor may provide one or more of the following for use during the service: custom cups, coffee sleeves, napkins
    • Selection required at time of contract
    • Sponsor responsible for production of custom giveaway item

SUPPORTER | Member: $6,500 | Non-member: $8,000 

  • Exclusive to two companies per day
  • Logo on sponsor sign during service 
 

NEW! Women in Water Breakfast

Audience: 90 

Wednesday, September 28 | 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Connect with current and future female water sector leaders. During this plated breakfast event, women representing a variety of disciplines--engineering, operations, research, management, and communications--are informed and inspired by keynote speaker presentations and peer-to-peer exchange of knowledge and support during facilitated table conversations.
 

 PARTNER | Member: $10,000 | Non-member: $12,000 

  • Exclusive to one company
  • Admission for one sponsor representative to breakfast
  • Recognition during presentation
  • Logo on event sign

 SUPPORTER | Member: $5,000 | Non-member: $7,000 

  • Available to two companies
  • Logo on event sign  
  

NEW! AEESP/WEF Scientists Luncheon 

Audience: 90 

Monday, September 26 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Support educators. This unique family-style luncheon celebrates leading academics and researchers, and the important role that they play in advancing the science and technology of environmental protection. The Association of Environmental Engineers and Science Professors (AEESP) luncheon keynote, Bruce Rittman, Arizona State University, will address the topic "From Treatment to Resource", discussing the industry shift to resource recovery.

 SUPPORTER | Member: $5,000 | Non-member: $7,000 

  • Available to two companies
  • Logo on event sign  
 

Collection Systems Luncheon 

Audience: 120 

Tuesday, September 27 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Meet directly with dedicated collection systems professionals. Coordinated by WEF's Collection Systems Committee, this three-course plated luncheon provides an excellent networking and branding opportunity. The 2016 Collection Systems Award recipient is introduced and past Collection Systems Award recipients will be acknowledged. Supporter and Partner sponsors receive logo recognition on the event sign and the luncheon program, receives post-show list of luncheon attendees in Excel. 

PARTNER | Member: $12,000 | Non-member: $15,000 SOLD 

  • Exclusive to one company
  • Admission for one sponsor representative to luncheon
  • Recognition during presentation

 SUPPORTER | Member: $6,500 | Non-member: $8,000 

  • Available to two companies 
 

Stormwater Luncheon

Audience: 120 

Monday, September 26 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Plated, 3-course welcome luncheon provides networking opportunities with Stormwater Congress participants. Supporter and Partner sponsors receive logo recognition on sponsor page of Stormwater Program and in the exhibitor directory, if exhibiting.

 

PARTNER | Member: $12,500 | Non-member: $16,000 SOLD 

  • Exclusive to one company 
  • Admission for one sponsor representitive  to luncheon
  • Recognition during presentation 

SUPPORTER | Member: $6,500 | Non-member: $8,000 ONE LEFT! 

  • Available to two (2) companies  
 

Industrial Networking Reception

Audience: 200+ 

Monday, September 26 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

The Industrial Networking Reception at WEFTEC brings together participants with expertise in a range of industries for casual networking while enjoying complimentary beverages and light hors d'oeuvres. Supporter and Partner sponsors receive logo recognition on event sign outside of reception room, logo on A/V slide, and post-show Excel list of reception participants.

PARTNER | Member: $10,500 | Non-member: $13,000 

  • Logo on signage inside reception room
  • Ten (10) complimentary guest invitations
  • One (1) sponsor may provide logo napkins for use during the service (first come, first served)
  • One (1) sponsor may provide giveaway during the reception (first come, first served)
  • Sponsor is responsible for production costs of napkin/giveaway
  • Available to two (2) companies

SUPPORTER | Member: $6,500 | Non-member: $8,000 

  • Four (4) complimentary guest invitations
  • Available to four (4) companies 

 

Innovation Pavilion Reception

Audience: 150+ 

Monday, September 26 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm SOLD 
Tuesday, September 27 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Participants enjoy complimentary beverages in the Innovation Pavilion during the Hospitality Hour. 

PARTNER | Member: $10,500 | Non-member: $13,000 

  • Exclusive to one company per reception 
  • Sponsor representative may speak at the beginning of the reception for up to five (5) minutes
  • Sponsor video to run exclusively during the reception
  • Sponsor may distribute materials during reception from WEF booth
  • Sponsor branded giveaway to be distributed during the reception; production included
  • Logo on event sign in/around the Innovation Pavilion during reception

SUPPORTER | Member: $6,500 | Non-Member: $8,000 

  • Logo on event sign in/around the Innovation Pavilion during reception 
 

Stormwater Pavilion Networking Reception

Audience: 150+ 
Monday, September 26 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm SOLD 
Tuesday, September 27 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 
   
Stormwater Congress participants enjoy complimentary beverages in the Stormwater Pavilion during the Hospitality Hour. Supporter and Partner sponsors receive logo recognition on event sign in and around the Innovation Pavilion during reception, sponsor page of Stormwater program, and in exhibitor directory of Stormwater  Program, if exhibiting. 
 

PARTNER | Member: $10,500 Non-member: $13,000 

  • Exclusive to one company per reception 
  • Sponsor representative may speak at the beginning of the reception for up to five (5) minutes
  • Sponsor video to run exclusively during the reception on plasma screen
  • Sponsor may provide logo napkins for use during the service
  • Sponsor may distribute materials during reception from WEF booth
  • Sponsor branded giveaway to be distributed during the reception; production included

SUPPORTER | Member: $6,500 | Non-Member: $8,000 

                          

TopExhibit Hall | Conference-Wide | Branded Giveaways | Digital MediaOnsite Signage | Hotel Opportunities | Shuttle Bus Advertising   


Technical Events & Focus Areas

Facility Tours

Audience (Varies by Tour): 20 - 80  

Facility Tours are an opportunity to observe active projects, construction, and/or operations at sites within the local host community, as well as an opportunity to earn Contact Hours (more about Contact Hours at WEFTEC here). Participation is limited by the size of each facility.

SUPPORTER | Member: $7,000 | Non-member: $9,000 

  • Sponsor may provide custom, full color headrest art for specified tour
  • Production included
  • Deadline of July 22, 2016

Available WEFTEC 2016 Tours 

  • Abita Brewing Company
  • Ascencion Parish Marvin Braud Pump Station
  • Collection Systems Tour: Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
  • Gentilly Resilience District: Implementing the Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan and HUD National Disaster Resilience Competition
  • GroundWork New Orleans
  • St. Bernard Parish Munster Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • St. Tammany Parish Timber Branch II & Del Sol Stormwater Pond
  • Sustainable Design Tour: Make it Right's Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood 
  

IKE Session 

IKE: Interactive Knowledge Exchange. Using video to engage, educate, and interact with audiences, both local and remote. At WEFTEC 2016, IKEs will be presented as a stand-alone session.

PARTNER | Member: $10,000 | Non-member: $13,000 

  • Exclusive to one company
  • Giveaway with sponsor logo to be distributed within session room; production included
  • Recognition on "Best of IKEs"webinar released after WEFTEC
  • Logo on event sign
  

Students & Young Professionals

Audience: 400+ 

All Students & Young Professionals sponsors receive a company listing in the YP Connections newsletter, a booth at the Career Fair, a Career Fair resume book, branding as a sponsor of the Community Service Project and their logo listed on the site banner and t-shirt for the Community Service Project (production included).

PARTNER | Member: $13,000 | Non-member: $16,000 

  • Sponsor's company to identify three (3) judges of the Student Design Competition
  • Logo Placement
  • Student Lounge signage
  • Student Design Competition brochure and signage
  • Press release recognizing Student Design sponsors and winners
  • Students & Young Professionals Reception event invitation and signage

SUPPORTER | Member: $6,500 | Non-member: $8,000 

  • Sponsor's company to identify two (2) judge of the Student Design Competition
  • Logo Placement
  • Student Lounge signage
  • Student Design Competition brochure and signage
  • Press release recognizing Student Design sponsors and winners
  • Students & Young Professionals Reception event invitation and signage

ASSOCIATE | Member: $3,500 | Non-member: $4,500 

  • Includes sponsor benefits listed in description above

 

Career Fair

The Career Fair offers an opportunity to expand students' knowledge of the water quality industry and acquire better interviewing skills. Top environmental firms from the U.S. and Canada will be on hand to meet informally with students and offer pre-scheduled interviewing opportunities. 
 

 ENTRYMember: $2,000 | Non-member: $3,500 

  • Company listing in YP Connection Newsletter
  • Booth at Career Fair
  • Career Fair resume book
  • Available to first-time Career Fair participants only

  

Technical Sessions A/V by Track

Audience: 4,000+ 

The technical program at WEFTEC is the most respected and competitive education program of its kind, featuring over 900 speakers. The program is put together by over 230 topical experts in the Program Committee using a highly rigorous selection process ensuring a high quality program.

 SUPPORTER  | Member: $7,000 | Non-member: $9,000 

  • Exclusive to one sponsor per listed track
  • One (1) custom sponsor slide to display in rotation with WEF house slides between sessions within sponsored track
  • Post-show participant demographics

Available Tracks 

  • Collection Systems and Distribution (9 sessions)
  • Disinfection and Public Health (4 sessions)
  • Facility Operations and Maintenance (11 sessions)
  • Future Insights and Global Issues (6 sessions)
  • Industrial Issues and Treatment Technologies (11 sessions)
  • Municipal Wastewater Treatment Process and Design (10 sessions)
  • Research and Innovation (13 sessions)
  • Residuals and Biosolids Management (11 sessions)
  • Stormwater Management (13-15 sessions)
  • Utility Management & Leadership (17 sessions)
  • Water Reclamation and Reuse (8 sessions)
  • Watershed Resources Management and Sustainability (7 sessions)

  

Workshop Notepads 

Audience (All Workshops): 1,600+ 

WEFTEC workshops offer the opportunity to learn about a specific topic in an in-depth, hands-on format. Topics are selected through a rigorous process, ensuring that those offered at WEFTEC are targeted, organized and provide the most up-to-date information. WEF follows strict guidelines so that the highest level of education credits (CEUs) can be awarded for all workshops.

SUPPORTER | Member: $7,000 | Non-member: $9,000 

  • Available to one sponsor
  • Sponsor branded notepad to be distributed to all WEFTEC workshop attendees
  • Production included
  • Deadline of July 22, 2016

 

Top | Coffee, Lunches & Receptions | Conference-Wide | Branded Giveaways | Digital Media | Onsite Signage | Hotel Opportunities | Shuttle Bus Advertising  


Exhibit Hall

Operations Challenge & Awards Reception

Audience: 500+ 

How do operators and technicians overcome flooding, a sewer collapse, process failure and other emergencies? Do you ever wonder what transpires behind the scenes during the operation of a wastewater treatment facility? During Operations Challenge, the best wastewater collection and treatment personnel in the world display their skills across five events: Collection Systems, Laboratory, Process Control, Maintenance, and Safety.

   
 

PARTNER | Member: $12,000 | Non-member: $15,000 SOLD 

  • Limited to three (3) companies
  • Logo Placement
    • Operations Challenge Event banner, event and reception sign
    • A/V slides during reception opening - weighed to display longer
    • Operations Challenge page in the Conference Program
     
  • Sponsor-provided pop-up banner may be placed in the Operations Challenge contest area
  • Two (2) representatives can attend the Operations Challenge Awards Reception.

SUPPORTER | Member: $7,000 | Non-member: $9,000 

  • Logo Placement
    • Operations Challenge event and reception sign
    • A/V slides during reception opening
    • Operations Challenge page in the Conference Program
     
  • One (1) representative can attend the Operations Challenge Awards Reception

  

Stormwater Pavilion

 

The focal point of the Water Environment Federation's Stormwater Congress on the exhibit floor. In addition to industry leading companies, WEF's Stormwater Pavilion contains a theater with short sessions and videos. The program covers a wide range of topics impacting the Stormwater Professional.

PARTNER | Member: $21,000 | Non-member: $25,000 

  • Exclusive to one company
  • 10' x 10' booth (raw space only) in Stormwater Pavilion (based on available space)
  • Banner on Stormwater web site for month of September, 2016, 275 px x 300 px
  • Highlight in WEFTEC Mobile App exhibitor directory
  • Logo placement
    • Logo on Stormwater aisle sign danglers
    • Conference Program floor plan
    • Sponsor page of Stormwater Program
    • Exhibitor directory of Stormwater Program
    • Floor plan and directory listing in mobile app 

Top | Coffee, Lunches & Receptions | Technical Events & Focus Areas | Branded Giveaways | Digital Media | Onsite Signage | Hotel Opportunities | Shuttle Bus Advertising
 


Conference-Wide

Conference-wide sponsors receive the greatest recognition before, during, and after WEFTEC. Customize your Platinum, Gold or Silver sponsorship for a package that fits your needs perfectly. Conference-wide sponsors receive top billing online, in print, on signs, and in the Opening General Session, and extra recognition on signature lighted signs in the convention center. 

Customize your Platinum, Gold, or Silver sponsorship for a package that fits your needs. Contact your sales representative for details. 

  

NEW! Professional Head Shots by 2 Dudes Photography

 
Leave a lasting impression while helping participants look great with magazine-quality head shots by 2 Dudes Photography. Let the Dudes provide quality head shots for WEFTEC participants with your branding while collecting valuable lead information.
 

CONFERENCE-WIDE | Member: $60,000 | Non-Member: $70,000 

  • Conference-wide sponsor recognition 
  • Sponsor branding integrated into the photography booth 
  • Lead capture software part of the photo registration process 
  • 4 x 6 photo sheets include sponsor branding 
  
 

Massage Station

 

Provide the ultimate comfort to registrants who have spent all day on their feet. Attendees visit your booth for a token to receive a free massage from one of three licensed massage therapists. Station will be placed in a high traffic location and will include additional sponsor logo visibility for maximum recognition.

CONFERENCE-WIDE | Member: $29,000 | Non-member: $36,000 

  • Massage station promoted in conference program with sponsor logo and information on how to obtain massage token
 
 

Global Center SOLD

Audience: 3,100+ 

WEFTEC continues to grow in international scope, attracting an ever-increasing number of exhibitors and visitors from every region of the world. The Global Center provides the services to meet these unique meeting needs and is full of resources committed to matching international trade delegates with exhibitors. WEFTEC 2016 is a part of the International Buyer Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. International Trade Specialists from the U.S. Department of Commerce are available in the Global Center to provide matchmaking assistance and export trade counseling to international attendees and exhibitors.

CONFERENCE-WIDE | Member: $27,500 | Non-member: $34,000 
  • Located in high-traffic WEF Plaza
  • Logo recognition for International Reception digitally, in print, and on signage 
  • Exclusive sponsor content on one plasma screen to run 15-30 second video, without sound, in the Global Center theater when not in use.
  • Advertisement in the Export Interest Directory distributed in the Global Center

  

Official Mobile App Overall SOLD

 

WEFTEC's Mobile App provides more than 80,000 user views over multiple platforms before, during and after WEFTEC. The Mobile App sponsor is consistently ranked in the top 5 of exhibitor directory app views.  

CONFERENCE-WIDE | Member: $26,500 | Non-member: $33,000 

  • Exclusive to one (1) sponsor
  • Secondary opening page, appearing immediately after WEFTEC opening screen
  • Sponsor logo watermark on app schedule page
  • Rotating banner ad weighted for greater exposure
  • Banner ad opens to sponsor landing page
  • Landing page can contain external web links
  • Highlighted sponsor/exhibitor directory in app
  • Logo in WEFTEC Conference Program floor plan, if exhibiting

  

Wi-Fi SOLD

 

Wi-Fi will be available in meeting rooms, public spaces and specified hotspots within the exhibit hall.

CONFERENCE-WIDE | Member: $26,500 | Non-member: $33,000 

  • Exclusive to one (1) sponsor
  • Banner in WEFTEC Mobile App
  • Logo recognition on Wi-Fi signs in public conference areas and exhibit hall hotspots
  • Advertisement in WEFTEC Conference Program highlighting sponsor and providing Wi-Fi login instructions
  • Recognition up to two times daily as participants log in to facility Wi-Fi and accept usage terms 

 

Top | Coffee, Lunches & ReceptionsTechnical Events & Focus Areas | Exhibit HallDigital Media | Onsite Signage | Hotel Opportunities | Shuttle Bus Advertising  


Branded Giveaways

Official Hotel Key Cards

Custom Key Card distributed to registered WEFTEC guests at check-in. Sponsor responsible for keycard production and shipping; WEF pays each hotel's distribution fees.

PARTNER | Member: $19,000 | Non-member: $23,000 

  • Exclusive to one (1) sponsor
  • Sponsorship confirmation must be received by July 8, 2016
  • Keycards must be delivered to hotel by September 9, 2016
  • Includes distribution to 3,600+ hotel rooms at the following properties in accordance with each hotel's policies: 
    • Hilton Riverside New Orleans: 1,100 rooms on peak
    • New Orleans Marriott: 995 rooms on peak
    • Sheraton New Orleans: 700 rooms on peak
    • Astor Crowne Plaza: 500 rooms on peak
    • Hotel Monteleone: 350 rooms on peak
          

Official Tote Bag TWO SPOTS LEFT!

Tote with front pocket, adjustable shoulder strap, and reinforced bottom, made of 600D polyester, imprint with up to 5 sponsor logos in one color. Distributed to WEFTEC participants at all registration areas, including satellite hotel registration. Tote bag is distributed stuffed with WEFTEC conference materials, including the conference program, WEF inserts, and up to three (3) sponsor inserts. Production included.

PARTNER | Member $18,000 | Non-member: $22,500 

  • Limited availability to five (5) sponsors
  • Sponsorship confirmation must be received by May 20, 2016
 
 

Official Pen

WEFTEC 2017 logo branding on pens distributed to attendees at all registration and other WEF areas. Pen receives distribution throughout the year at other WEF events and as a giveaway when WEF displays at industry events. Production included.

PARTNER | Member: $18,000 | Non-member: $22,500 

  • Exclusive to one (1) sponsor
  • Sponsorship confirmation must be received by July 8, 2016

  

Microfiber Wipes

Sponsor-produced microfiber wipes inserted in the Official Tote Bag and distributed to all professional attendees. One of three bag inserts available.

PARTNER | Member: $12,000 | Non-member: $15,000 

  • Exclusive to one (1) sponsor
  • Sponsor responsible for production and shipping of microfiber wipes
  • Sponsorship confirmation must be received by July 8, 2016

  

Tote Bag Stuffers

Your custom one-page, double-sided flyer (max. 8.5" x 11") will be inserted into all official WEFTEC tote bags distributed to professional attendees.

PARTNER + TRAFFIC BUILDER  | WEF Member: $12,000 | Non-member: $15,000 

  • Limited to three (3) inserts (includes microfiber wipes)
  • Sponsor responsible for insert production and shipping
  • Sponsorship confirmation must be received by July 8, 2016
  • No additional sponsor benefits included

  

Official Lanyard SOLD

Logo branding on lanyard distributed to professional attendees at all registration areas. Sponsor responsible for lanyard production and costs.

PARTNER | Member: $18,000 | Non-member: $22,500 

  • Exclusive to one (1) sponsor
  • Sponsorship confirmation must be received by July 8, 2016

 

Top | Coffee, Lunches & ReceptionsTechnical Events & Focus Areas | Exhibit Hall | Conference-wideOnsite Signage | Hotel Opportunities | Shuttle Bus Advertising  


Digital Media

NEW! Conference Wayfinders

Interactive, 42" touch screen kiosks provide detailed session, exhibitor, and up-to-the-minute program information, as well as step-by-step wayfinding to booths and session rooms. Housed in highly visible kiosks with sponsor branding. Located in high traffic lobby areas (Halls B, G, and I).

PREMIUM | Member: $5,000 | Non-member: $6,000 

  • Screensaver recognition on shared Wayfinder (Lobby G excluded)
  • Logo featured on Wayfinder housing (Lobby G excluded)
  • Sidebar tower rotating ad
  • Featured exhibitor with logo and booth highlight on floor map
  • Exhibitor logo within listings
  • Linked handouts/documents available for attendees
  • Supporter benefits included

STANDARD Member: $2,500 | Non-member: $3,000 

  • Sidebar rotating ad
  • Logo featured on kiosk housing in B and I 
  • Booth highlighting on floor map
  • Exhibitor logo within listings
  • Linked handouts/documents available for attendees
  • No additional sponsor benefits included

 

Mobile App Banner

Each WEFTEC mobile app banner is seen more than 170,000 times over multiple platforms before, during and after WEFTEC, generating direct traffic to custom sponsor messaging and increasing participant views of directory listings. 

Mobile App Banner Stats (2015) 

Average Banner Impressions      175,000
Average Clicks  265

 

 SUPPORTER | Member: $8,000 | Non-member: $10,000  

  • Rotating banner ad
  • Banner ad opens to custom sponsor landing page
  • Landing page can contain external web links
  • Highlighted exhibitor directory in app
  • Sponsorship confirmation must be received by August 5, 2016
 

Top | Coffee, Lunches & Receptions | Technical Events & Focus Areas | Exhibit Hall | Conference-wide | Branded Giveaways | Hotel Opportunities | Shuttle Bus Advertising  


Onsite Signage

 
  • Production included
  • Order must be received no later than July 29, 2016
  • Orders received after July 29 are subject to price increase
  • No additional sponsor benefits included, unless noted
  • Visit the WEFTEC PlanTour for available locations
 

Exhibit Hall Aisle Sign Danglers

 

SUPPORTER | Member: $7,500 | Non-member: $11,000  

  • Exhibitor exclusive
  • Logo placement on four aisle banners in two directions
  • Production included
  

Trolley Carts


Only in New Orleans! Trolley transportation runs continuously, from Hall B to Hall J, during open exhibit hours Monday - Wednesday. Sponsor one or more of the six trolley carts and have your custom art drive through the exhibit hall on top of the trolley. Choose 3 carts and receive partner benefits, or 1 cart for supporter benefits. Production included.
 
PARTNER | Member: $19,500 | Non-member: $25,000 
  • Exhibitor Exclusive 
  • Custom double-sided topper on three (3) carts 

SUPPORTER | Member: $8,500 Non-member: $10,500 

  • Exhibitor Exclusive 
  • Custom double-sided topper on one (1) cart 

  

Trolley Stop Signage


Member: $3,500 | Non-member: $5,000 

  • Exhibitor exclusive
  • Custom double-sided signage at trolley stops 
  • 38 1⁄8" x 60" imprint area 
  • Production included 
  • Does not include additional sponsorship benefits 
  

Meter Boards

View locations 

 Member: $3,500 | Non-member: $5,000  

  • Custom double-sided freestanding signs
  • Locations available in lobbies B - I and the Great Hall
  • Production included
  • Does not include additional sponsorship benefits
  

Banners

View locations 

Member Price Range: $5,500 - $28,000 

  • Custom single-sided or double-sided interior vinyl hanging signs
  • Locations available in lobbies B - I and the Great Hall
  • Production included
  • Does not include additional sponsorship benefits


Transportation Lobby Doors - New Orleans Morial Convention Center


Pricing available on request  
  • Custom clings for glass doors at shuttle drop-offs
  

Escalator Runners - New Orleans Morial Convention Center

View locations

Member Price Range: TBD 

  • Custom clings for escalator runners

  

Exhibit Hall Carpet Clings 

 

Member: $500 | Non-member: $600 

  • Exhibitor exclusive
  • 2' x 2' fully custom carpet clings can be located in prime exhibit hall aisle locations
  • Production included

 

Top | Coffee, Lunches & ReceptionsTechnical Events & Focus Areas | Exhibit Hall | Conference-wide | Branded Giveaways  | Digital Media | Shuttle Bus Advertising  

 


Hotel Opportunities 

 

Hilton Riverside New Orleans

Room block: 1,100 on peak 
 
 
Room Drops  Member  Non-member 
Single Sheet, Outside Door   $8,500      $11,000
Single Sheet, Inside Room $11,000 $14,000
Polybag, On Door $10,000 $12,500
Polybag, Inside Room $11,000 $14,000
Single Item, Inside Room $14,000 $17,500
  • Production not included
  • Available either Sunday, September 25 or Monday, September 26
  • Printed room drop materials must use provided template and/or include the WEFTEC logo
  • Does not include additional hotel fees for bagging, collating, or other manipulation of room drop materials
  • Prices are per day
    
In-House TV Channel Ad    Member  Non-member 
One Day   $3,500      $4,500
Two Days $6,000 $7,500
Three Days $7,500 $9,500
  • Available Sunday, September 25 - Tuesday, September 27
 

Readerboard Ad    Member  Non-member 
One Day   $350      $450
Two Days $700 $900
Three Days $1,000 $1,250
  • Available Sunday, September 25 - Tuesday, September 27
 
 
Projection Gobo - White    Member  Non-member 
One Day   $5,000      $6,500
Two Days $5,500 $7,000
Three Days $6,500 $8,500
Four Days $7,000 $9,000
  • Projected over the bell stand on the 2nd floor lobby
  • Available Sunday, September 25 - Wednesday, September 28
  • Color projection gobo available, contact us for pricing
 
 
Hotel Key Cards  
Click here for pricing. 


 
Cling Screens for TVs   Member  Non-member 
Per Night $14,000      $17,500
  • Available Sunday, September 25 or Monday, September 26
 

New Orleans Marriott

Room block: 995 on peak 
 
 
 
Room Drops    Member  Non-member 
Single Sheet, Outside Room   $7,000      $9,000
Single Sheet, Under Door $8,500 $11,000
Polybag, Outside Door $9,000 $11,500
Small Item, Inside Room $10,000 $12,500
  • Production not included
  • Available Sunday, September 25 or Monday, September 26
  • Printed room drop materials must use provided template and/or include the WEFTEC logo
  • Does not include additional hotel fees for bagging,
  • collating, or other manipulation of room drop materials
  • Prices are per day

Door Hanger   Member  Non-member 
Per Night $8,500      $11,000
  • Production not included
  • Must use provided template and/or include the WEFTEC logo
  • Available Sunday, September 25 or Monday, September 26
 
 
Gobo in Lobby    Member  Non-member 
One Day   $3,000      $4,000
Two Days $5,000 $6,500
Three Days $7,000 $9,000
Four Days $9,000 $11,500
  • Placed at street entrance above door
  • Available Sunday, September 25 - Wednesday, September 28
 
 
Hotel Key Cards  
Click here for pricing. 


Sheraton New Orleans

Room block: 700 on peak 

 
Exterior Window Clings   Member  Non-member 
5 Panels x 3 Panels   $4,000/day     $5,000/day
12 Panels x 3 Panels  $6,000/day $7,500/day
  • Production, installation, and removal not included
 
 
Gobo in Lobby   Member  Non-member 
One Day   $4,000     $5,000
Two Days  $6,000 $7,500
Three Days $8,000 $10,000
Four Days $10,000 $12,500
  • Various locations available
  • Available Sunday, September 25 - Wednesday, September 28
 
Hotel Key Cards  
Click here for pricing. 
 

 

Shuttle Bus Advertising

 

Shuttle bus advertising takes your onsite signage everywhere else. Bus wraps are available in multiple configurations, and travel the streets with your custom message. WEF Shuttle buses run from Sunday, September 25 - Wednesday, September 28.

All bus graphic pricing includes production setup, proofs, production, pre-site inspection, vehicle coordination, pre-install motorcoach inspection, shipping, on-site inspection and removal. All Shuttle Bus advertising orders must be confirmed by July 29. 

Shuttle Bus Graphics

 
 

FULL WRAP | Member: $57,000 | Non-member: $69,000 

  • Full height on both sides, rear, and front (all four sides)
HALF WRAP | Member: $29,000 | Non-member: $36,000 
  • Above the cargo bays on both sides, half of rear (three sides)
BILLBOARD MAX | Member: $13,500 | Non-member: $16,900 
  • Above the cargo bays extending to roof (one side)
WINDOW MAX | Member: $9,000 | Non-member: $11,200 
  • Perforated vinyl across windows (one side)
RIBBON MAX | Member: $4,400 | Non-member: $5,500 
  • 2' high below windows and above cargo doors (one side)
HALF BACK | Member: $2,000 | Non-member: $2,500 
  • Half vehicle height (rear only)
INSIDE TRACK | Member: $16,700 | Non-member: $20,900 
  • Up to 14 windows printed on solid vinyl and applies to upper 1/3 of the windows inside the bus (may not have exterior windows covered).
  • 5 bus minimum; price is for 5 buses
STAIR GRAPHICS  
      5 Buses | Member: $2,100 | Non-member: $2,700 
      Each Additional Bus | Member: $500 | Non-member: $700 
  • Three entry stairs per bus
  • 20"w x 4"h
  • Full color GripStep graphic
  • 5 bus minimum
 

Headrest Covers

  • Prices listed by route
  • Heavyweight cotton
  • 9"w x 6"h
  • 2-sided imprint area (both sides may be different)
  • Listed routes to be confirmed at time of order
 

ROUTE 1 | Member: $7,600 | Non-member: $9,500 

  • 1,500 Passengers with 5 buses

ROUTE 2 | Member: $12,600 | Non-member: $15,800 

  • 2,500 Passengers with 13 buses

ROUTE 3 | Member: $22,100 | Non-member: $27,600 

  • 2,070 Passengers with 12 buses

ROUTE 4 | Member: $19,000 | Non-member: $23,800 

  • 1,360 Passengers with 8 buses

ROUTE 5 | Member: $27,200 | Non-member: $34,000 

  • 970 Passengers with 3 buses
 
 

 

Supporter Benefits

Included only with sponsorship opportunities listed as Supporter
Recognized as Supporter on weftec.org, sponsor pages, and kiosks
 

  • Sponsor logo and link on www.weftec.org/sponsors 
  • Logo on sponsor page of WE&T WEFTEC Issue and the Conference Program
  • Logo on kiosk signage in a minimum of two (2) locations in the convention center
  • Logo on custom sponsor directory page in conference mobile app
  • Logo with sponsor and exhibitor listings in mobile app and Wayfinders
  • PDF upload to the in-app sponsor listing
  • Logo and listing in onsite Wayfinders 

Partner Benefits 

Included only with sponsorship opportunities listed as Partner
Partner sponsors receive these additional benefits as well as supporter benefits
Recognized as Partner on weftec.org, sponsor pages, kiosks and banners
 

  • Logo on sponsor page of the Conference Announcement
  • Logo on sponsor banner in convention center
  • Logo listed on shared Opening General Session slide
  • Video upload to the in-app sponsor listing
  • One time registration list - either pre-show or post-show, if not exhibiting 

Conference-Wide Benefits

Included only with sponsorship opportunities listed as Conference-Wide
Conference-Wide sponsors receive these additional benefits as well as supporter and partner benefits
Recognized as Conference-Wide on weftec.org, sponsor pages, kiosks and banners
 

 
  

Contact WEFTEC Sales for additional information about any sponsorship opportunities.