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Exhibiting Sponsorship

The following outlines the benefits offered to Exhibiting Sponsors at the AIGA Design Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on September 15–17, 2005.

Display opportunities
The Design Fair—including sponsor booths, design exhibitions, speaker lounge, café locations and the AIGA bookstore—will be located in the convention center adjacent to registration. Exhibiting Sponsors receive the following display opportunities:
  • 10' by 10' exhibit booth
  • Opportunity to increase booth size in either width or depth (limited to 20' deep) and priced at $6,000 per 10' by 10' increment. (Please note: All booth size increases are subject to availability.)

Promotional materials
Name identification for Exhibiting Sponsors is included on the following promotional materials created exclusively for the conference:

  • Conference program distributed to more than 2,000 attendees on-site
  • Conference DVD distributed to more than 17,000 members after the conference

Signage and visibility
Name identification for Exhibiting Sponsors is included on the following signage and visibility opportunities created for the conference and displayed on-site:

  • On-stage screen at end of conference during general session
  • On sponsor recognition signage on-site
  • Complete contact information, including sponsor url, in attendee directory
Mailing list
AIGA provides Exhibiting Sponsors with a digital file of conference attendee mailing list 15 days after the conference for one pre-event and one post-event mailing. Due to confidentiality agreements with our attendees, e-mail addresses are not available.


Building community
In addition to offering our sponsors relationship-building opportunities through exhibition activities in the trade show area of the Design Fair, AIGA provides other choices for Exhibiting Sponsors to help promote community as well as reinforce their brand. (A complete description of each activity is provided in the benefits overview section.) These include:

  • Opportunity to host a level C activity—as exclusive sponsor of the tech-space mini-stage, hands-on mini-stage or the wi-fi café—for an additional $5,000

Electronic media
AIGA provides name identification on the conference website sponsor page. Exhibiting Sponsors have the opportunity to add link for an additional $500.

Registrations
AIGA provides Exhibiting Sponsors with the following complimentary full-conference registrations for sponsor staff:

  • Two complimentary full-conference registrations for sponsor staff with 10' by 10' booth
  • Additional two complimentary full-conference registrations for sponsor staff with every additional 10' by 10' booth increment purchased
  • Opportunity to purchase additional full-conference registrations for sponsor staff at $250 (over 50percent off member registration rate)

“Design Legends Gala 2005”
AIGA provides Exhibiting Sponsors with the opportunity to become sponsors for the Gala at 50 percent off listed Gala sponsorship rates. (Please see the “Design Legends Gala 2005” Sponsorship Package for more information.)