Sponsorship Opportunities

The 2017 Annual Convention offers multiple opportunities to raise the visibility of your company throughout the event. Below is a list of current Annual Convention sponsorships. For Golf Classic sponsorships benefiting the Destination & Travel Foundation, go here. If you have any questions, please contact Christine Frye at DMAIsales@ntpshow.com.

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Sponsorships
Price:   $40,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Tuesday, July 11

This highly anticipated event in a truly unique Montreal venue brings everyone together on the first official evening of the Annual Convention to connect, socialize and celebrate.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Annual Convention attendees in attendance (1,500-2,000)
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Specific recognition as official event sponsor through event welcome signage and other key channels
  • Opportunity to greet guests on arrival and thank on departure to buses
  • Option for sponsor to provide activation at event through agreed-upon components
  • Acknowledgment during the Keynote General Session on Wednesday, July 12
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 

 

Price:   $30,000

Thursday, July 13

Private dinner at off-site venue

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Annual Convention attendees 
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Specific recognition as official event sponsor through event welcome signage and other key channels
  • Opportunity to greet guests on arrival
  • Option for sponsor to provide activation at event through agreed-upon components
  • Acknowledgement during the Keynote General Session on Wednesday, July 12
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 
Price:   $25,000
Available:   1     Sold Out

Monday, July 10

Private reception at off-site venue

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • 100+ DMO leaders including DMAI Board of Directors, Foundation Board of Directors, and other key leadership
  • Logo placement on digital invitation, signage, and other event channels as applicable
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Opportunity to greet guests and make welcome remarks
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)
Price:   $20,000
Available:   1     Sold Out

Sunday, July 9

Seated dinner at off-site venue

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • DMAI and Destination & Travel Foundation Executive Committees (approximately 40 in attendance)
  • Logo placement on digital invitation and signage
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Opportunity to greet guests and make welcome remarks
  • Opportunity to provide gift to each attendee
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 
Price:   $15,000
Available:   1     Sold Out

Wednesday, July 12

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • DMAI and Destination & Travel Foundation Past Chairs in attendeance (60-70)
  • Logo placement on digital invitation and signage
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Opportunity to greet guests and make welcome remarks
  • Opportunity to provide gift to each attendee
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 

 

Price:   $25,000
Available:   5     Sold Out

Increase visibility and associate your brand with innovative thought leaders and inspirational, memorable storytelling. The opportunity gives you the platform to share your message with DMAI's full convention audience.  General Sessions occur on the main stage and set the tone for the convention, providing attendees with thought provoking ideas to consider throughout the day.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Welcome remarks, including up to a total time of three minutes to engage audience (DMAI encourages use of video, research or data visualization within this timeframe)
  • Recognition through signage and display of company logo in pre-program video
  • Digital distribution of collateral via mobile app and other DMAI channels
  • Reserved VIP seating for registered company representatives or key customer attendees
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 
Price:   $10,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Thursday, July 13, 2017- What the Economy is Telling Us about Travel Prospects

Description:

Increase visibility, build presence and align your company with specific content that puts you in front of the specific audience you'd like to reach. This  bring tosession brings together a larger audience and address topics resonating with a wide range of destination professionals. This is a perfect opportunity to connect with the decision makers and influencers that are interested in your organization's expertise and solutions.

Sponsorships are secured on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the DMAI sponsorship team for a consultative discussion on the content and opportunity that best meets your organization's goals.

Sponsorship Benefits:

· Welcome remarks/use of video and visuals of up to two (2) minutes, including a thought provoking question or concept delivered to the audience that tells your company’s story in the context of the session.

· Introduction of speaker

· Recognition through signage at the session

· Literature/Collateral distribution in the session room

· Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels

· Logo projected on screen before and after session

· Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)

· Listing on convention website and mobile app

· Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)

Price:   $10,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - A New View of the U.S. Traveler

Description:

Increase visibility, build presence and align your company with specific content that puts you in front of the specific audience you'd like to reach. Mega session bring together a larger audience and address topics resonating with a wide range of destination professionals. This is a perfect opportunity to connect with the decision makers and influencers that are interested in your organization's expertise and solutions.

Sponsorships are secured on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the DMAI sponsorship team for a consultative discussion on the content and opportunity that best meets your organization's goals.

Sponsorship Benefits:

· Welcome remarks/use of video and visuals of up to two (2) minutes, including a thought provoking question or concept delivered to the audience that tells your company’s story in the context of the session.

· Introduction of speaker

· Recognition through signage at the session

· Literature/Collateral distribution in the session room

· Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels

· Logo projected on screen before and after session

· Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)

· Listing on convention website and mobile app

· Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)

Price:   $6,500
Available:   30     Sold:  11

Concurrent Sessions – Sessions based focused on tracks for the overall attendee audience (anyone is welcome) – tracks include Advocacy, International, Marketing, Sales, Technology, Leadership, Services, Finance, Membership (you can search on the website within the schedule to sort by session track) – Some sessions will be geared toward multiple tracks.

Increase visibility, build presence and align your company with specific content that puts you in front of the specific audience you'd like to reach. DMAI offers numerous educational tracks and sessions designed to reach a particular discipline of destination marketing professionals. This is a perfect opportunity to connect with the decision makers and influencers that are interested in your organization's expertise and solutions.

Sponsorships are secured on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the DMAI sponsorship team for a consultative discussion on the content and opportunity that best meets your organization's goals.

Sponsorship Benefits:

· Welcome remarks/use of video and visuals of up to two (2) minutes, including a thought provoking question or concept delivered to the audience that tells your company’s story in the context of the session.

· Introduction of speaker

· Recognition through signage at the session

· Literature/Collateral distribution in the session room

· Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels

Price:   $10,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CEO Sessions: Weaponization of Travel

 

Description:

Increase visibility, build presence and align your company with specific content that puts you in front of the Executive Directors/CEO of CVBs. Designed specifically for destination leadership, these sessions will focus on controversial topics that are of top concern for many organizations – including advocacy, public policy/politics, travel bans, funding and more.

Sponsorships are secured on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the DMAI sponsorship team for a consultative discussion on the content and opportunity that best meets your organization's goals.

Sponsorship Benefits:

· Welcome remarks/use of video and visuals of up to two (2) minutes, including a thought-provoking question or concept delivered to the audience that tells your company’s story in the context of the session.

· Introduction of speaker

· Recognition through signage at the session

· Literature/Collateral distribution in the session room

· Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels

· Logo projected on screen before and after session

Price:   $10,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

CEO Sessions: marketed to and designed for a CEO audience

How to Fight Political Dark Matter-Thursday, July 13, 2017

Description:

Increase visibility, build presence and align your company with specific content that puts you in front of the Executive Directors/CEO of CVBs. Designed specifically for destination leadership, these sessions will focus on controversial topics that are of top concern for many organizations – including advocacy, public policy/politics, travel bans, funding and more.

Sponsorships are secured on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the DMAI sponsorship team for a consultative discussion on the content and opportunity that best meets your organization's goals.

Sponsorship Benefits:

· Welcome remarks/use of video and visuals of up to two (2) minutes, including a thought provoking question or concept delivered to the audience that tells your company’s story in the context of the session.

· Introduction of speaker

· Recognition through signage at the session

· Literature/Collateral distribution in the session room

· Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels

· Logo projected on screen before and after session

· Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)

· Listing on convention website and mobile app

· Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)

Price:   $10,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Friday, July 14, 2017-Using Data to Fight for your Funding Forum

CEO Sessions: marketed to and designed for a CEO audience

Description:

Increase visibility, build presence and align your company with specific content that puts you in front of the Executive Directors/CEO of CVBs. Designed specifically for destination leadership, these sessions will focus on controversial topics that are of top concern for many organizations – including advocacy, public policy/politics, travel bans, funding and more.

Sponsorships are secured on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the DMAI sponsorship team for a consultative discussion on the content and opportunity that best meets your organization's goals.

Sponsorship Benefits:

· Welcome remarks/use of video and visuals of up to two (2) minutes, including a thought-provoking question or concept delivered to the audience that tells your company’s story in the context of the session.

· Introduction of speaker

· Recognition through signage at the session

· Literature/Collateral distribution in the session room

· Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels

· Logo projected on screen before and after session

· Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)

· Listing on convention website and mobile app

· Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)

Price:   $20,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Located in a central, highly trafficked area, this is the main gathering location for registration and general convention information. Greet attendees upon their arrival to DMAI’s Annual Convention, and capture their attention throughout the conference and socialize between programmed events.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Sponsor logo/ID integrated into welcome area
  • Alternating logo placement on registration counter kick panels
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Display of approved banner with Annual Convention logo
  • Opportunity to distribute gifts (supplied/shipped by sponsor) and/or include collateral in registration packet
  • Recognition in DMAI Annual Convention digital and printed assets 
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)
Price:   $10,000
Available:   4     Sold Out

Total of 4 sponsorships available for US $10,000 each

The CEO Lounge will be open throughout the main hours of the Annual Convention. Gain exclusive access to destination leaders! Share your brand and connect with top decision makers in an elite space that offers an informal and comfortable setting for connection.

Additional benefits include:

  • Space is co-branded with DMAI event and sponsor recognition
  • Sponsor representatives have ability to access Lounge
  • Opportunity to place collateral or branded materials within Lounge
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 
Price:   $25,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Our TechLounge will be featured in a high traffic open area and  easily accessible to attendees throughout the show. This useful and instructive space will offer insights, shortcuts, and new ways to think about using the latest tech developments in your personal and professional worlds.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Space is co-branded with DMAI event and sponsor recognition
  • Sponsor representatives have ability to participate in operation of Lounge
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Tech Lounge personnel to wear attire branded with sponsor logo
  • Opportunity to place amenity/collateral within space
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)
Price:   $10,000
Available:   1     Sold Out

Served within the exhibit hall during the dedicated open hours of the Business Exchange.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Promotional signs in the lunch area
  • Opportunity to place collateral at each table
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)
Price:   $10,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Served within the exhibit hall during the dedicated open hours of the Business Exchange.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Promotional signs in the lunch area
  • Opportunity to place collateral at each table
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 
Price:   $10,000
Available:   2     Sold Out

Host a networking and spirits break for attendees.

 

Sponsorship Benefits:

· Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels

· Promotional signs in the event area

· Opportunity to place collateral at event

· Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)

· Listing on convention website and mobile app

· Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)

Price:   $9,000
Available:   2     Sold:  0

Served within the the main foyer between the General Session and Business Exchange.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Promotional signs in the breakfast area
  • Opportunity to place collateral in the breakfast area
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing within online and mobile Convention Partner Directory
  • Pre-convention registration list (opt-in)
Price:   $15,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Sponsorship of WiFi access within DMAI’s Annual Convention space offers a unique opportunity to deliver your company’s message directly to your key customers via a splash page. Gain enhanced exposure through this critical channel by working with DMAI to incorporate your company brand and promotional message into the DMAI Annual Convention internet splash page.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Sponsor's company name incorporated into wifi password.
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Recognition with logo and url on landing page
  • Usage metrics provided post convention
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each) 
  • Listing within online and mobile Convention Partner Directory 
  • Pre-convention registration list (opt-in)
Price:   $15,000
Available:   1     Sold Out

Reinforce your brand each time attendees access their room, hotel key cards will display your company’s advertisement/message on one full side of the hotel room key card for all convention attendees

Sponsorship Benefits: Exhibit Package

  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 
Price:   $15,000
Available:   1     Sold Out

Worn by every attendee, there is no better place to give your company exposure. Your brand will be front and center with every interaction among participating delegates. Co-branded badges include sponsor and DMAI logos. Approximately 1,500.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Sponsor logo printed on attendee badge.
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 
Price:   $15,000
Available:   1     Sold Out

For those that prefer to have everything in one place! The Annual Convention Mobile app is compatible with all smart phones and tablets.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Recognition on splash screen
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Logo/Message in main banner circulating on top of screen (including hyperlink)
  • Premier listing within mobile app exhibitor directory (expanded description including logo, opportunity to attach/link to marketing materials)
  • One push notification to promote company brand and drive traffic to booth
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 
Price:   $15,000
Available:   1     Sold Out

Provide transportation to all off-site events, including the Destination & Travel Foundation Golf Tournament, Culinary Tour, the Leadership Dinner/Reception and the closing night party (if off-site).
Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Signage in all buses/limos for official off-property events
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Sponsor’s staff may have presence in transportation staging areas and on vehicles to meet and greet if desired
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)
Price:   $12,000
Available:   1     Sold:  0

Attendees can never get enough power at a crowded event for their vast array of electronic devices. High traffic, high impact.

  • Recognition through signage at the Charging Stations
  • Recognition as a sponsor through Annual Convention marketing and communication channels
  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)  
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app 
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in) 

Note: A notice will be posted informing delegates they are responsible for their own devices.

Price:   $7,500
Available:   5     Sold:  0

For a more personal touch, surprise attendees with an in-room opportunity. Consider delivering a branded gift, custom messaging with a mirror cling, turn-down services, or room drops. Opportunities are available for each day of the convention (July 11, 12 or 13), with deliveries made during evenings. Pricing starts at US $7,500 and subject to increase depending on fulfillment needs.

Additional benefits include:

  • Two (2) full convention registrations (additional may be purchased for US $750 each)
  • Listing on convention website and mobile app
  • Pre and post-convention registration list (opt-in)


As DMAI’s Annual Convention exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities continue to grow, we are excited to announce our new partnership with National Trade Productions (NTP). NTP’s experienced team will be responsible for the sales, service and fulfillment of all exhibitor and sponsorship needs, including on-site presence in Montreal during the 2017 Annual Convention.

A recognized leader in the B2B trade show and event space, NTP’s “Team DMAI” will be led by Christine Frye on the sales side and Melissa Brim on the services side. Together they will be working hand in hand with DMAI to make sure that our corporate and industry partners receive superlative service throughout their exhibitor and sponsorship experience.

Please find their contact information below:

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Sales
Christine Frye
DMAIsales@ntpshow.com
+1-703-706-8241

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Services
Melissa Brim
DMAIexhibitor@ntpshow.com
+1-703-706-8244

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