Be Part of the Most Important Event in Sponsorship

We build customized partnerships and use our partners’ products or services to truly integrate them into the conference and enhance our attendees’ experiences.

You’ll Meet the Biggest Brands and World-class Properties

GoPro GM Smithsonian Red Bull

Six Flags Farmers Insurance Bank of America Disney

McDonalds Major League Soccer Chevron San Diego Zoo

Google NBA Coca-Cola Dallas Cowboys

iHeart Media MillerCoors FC Barcelona Discover

AT&T adidas Make-A-Wish Foundation American Cancer Society

“Not only did we learn best practices, but we also learned ways to implement trends in our culture and keeping up with our fast-paced society.” Sydney Borchert, Special Olympics Minnesota

“This is an event that gets one out of their comfort zone and exposes them to many different areas of sponsorship and marketing.” Patrick Judge, GEICO

Get Closer to the Conference Audience

Global Network

22 countries were represented last year.

22 countries represented: Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, Germany,
                Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA

Company Type

Most Represented Brand Types: Banks / Financial Services, Insurance, Computer & Info Systems, Beverages, Food, Auto

Most Represented Property Types: Sports, Causes, Entertainment, Zoos / Museums / Aquariums, Associations, Arts

Company Types: Properties: 56%; Brands: 20%; Agencies: 20%; Industry Suppliers/Other: 4%

Title Breakdown

CEO, CMO, President, EVP, SVP, GM: 35%, VP: 34%, Manager/Director: 16%, Account Executive: 11%, Other: 4%

Attend with a Colleague?

49% attend solo; 51% attende with a colleague

Choose from Three Options to Gain Exposure at the Event

Conference Partner (3 available)

Fully-customized packages developed based on your business objectives. Benefits can include:

  • Use of your product or service during the event (if applicable)
  • Category exclusivity
  • Premium exhibit space placement (where all the action happens during the entire conference, including parties, registration, breakfasts, and more).
  • Visibility in marketing materials (pre-, during, and post-event)
    • Email campaigns
    • Conference website including link to partner website
    • Conference app
    • Social media
  • Opportunity to lead a round-table session
  • Invitation to exclusive VIP/Speaker reception
  • IEG/ESP to assist in scheduling meetings with targeted prospects during the event
  • Cover or full-page ad in conference workbook
  • Opportunity to show sizzle reel on big screen in general session meeting room
  • Opportunity to distribute a giveaway to attendees as they register for the event
  • 4 complimentary full-pass registrations
  • Attendee list with contact info pre- and post-event

Exhibitor (10 available)

Exhibitor packages are developed based on your business objectives. Exhibit space sells out every year so don’t delay confirming your space! Benefits can include:

  • Use of your product or service during the event (if applicable)
  • Exhibit space placement (where all the action happens during the entire conference, including parties, registration, breakfasts, and more).
  • Visibility in marketing materials (pre-, during, and post-event)
    • Email campaigns
    • Conference website including link to partner website
    • Conference app
    • Social media
  • Full-page color ad in conference workbook
  • Opportunity to show sizzle reel on big screen in general session meeting room
  • Opportunity to distribute a giveaway to attendees as they register for the event
  • 2 complimentary full-pass registrations
  • Attendee list with contact info pre- and post-event

Advertiser (20 available)

  • Full-page color ad in conference workbook
  • Visibility in conference app
  • Access to conference app

“Incredible industry experts share their ‘secret sauce’: what successful partnerships look like, case studies, technology trends and activation ideas.” Wendy Baker, Cisco

Affinity Group Opportunity

Join ESP/IEG 2018 as an affinity group and create added value for your members. Partnering with us is simple – our program is turnkey, so you can gain maximum benefit for minimal effort. Your members will enjoy discounted registration fees, and you and your team will receive additional benefits.

ESP/IEG 2018 is the best opportunity to get the information, contacts and takeaways you and your members need to capitalize on the highly-competitive and rapidly changing marketplace.

Benefits For Your Members

Affinity group leaders will provide their membership with information about the conference along with a unique code for a discount off the full registration rate. We will provide you with all of the marketing copy and information you need to show the true value of the event.

Benefits For You

Just for promoting the conference to your members, we will provide you with a free year of access to ESP Sponsorship Report so you can stay up-to-date with the latest in sponsorship news and trends. If 5 people from your group register, you can attend the conference as our guest. And for every 10 registrations beyond the first 5, you can bring an additional guest to the event.

Additional Benefits

We want you to make meaningful in-person connections with your members, so we will provide you a list of attending members and your group with a dedicated table at networking lunches. And, there will be an opportunity for you or someone from your group to lead a round table discussion.

Contact Us

IEG 2017 Partners and Exhibitors

Atomic
Brandlytiks
cinco
CrowdCompass
EverFi
FISH Technologies
Image Wizards
InviteManager
iQ Media
Omni Promotional
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Power Tower
ProSuite
Sparks
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Umbel
Winmo

Reserve Your Spot

The conference connects you with prospects nearly impossible to find, much less reach, on your own. Take advantage of the opportunity to be part of this event and advertise, exhibit or become a partner.

The deadline for advertising reservations is March 16, 2018 or as soon as space runs out. Complete the form to download a PDF with rates, ad specifications and a contract.

For more information about becoming an IEG conference partner, exhibitor or advertiser, including rates and benefits, contact Penny Perrey, director of conferences & training: mike.maggini@sponsorship.com or 312/725-5150.