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Kendra Johnson
Senior manager, sponsorships and programs
312-440-7602

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NLC sponsor recognitionSponsorship of ASDA's annual meetings offers an exclusive stage to put your brand, products and services, as well as post-graduation opportunities, before hundreds of our most engaged future dentists.

In addition to specific benefits provided below, all sponsorship opportunities receive the following:

  • Logo and sponsorship recognition in all event marketing pieces including signage, website, program presentation slides, mobile app and email communications. 
  • Pre- and post-event registered attendee mailing contact information (including school and graduating year) 

Contact Kendra Johnson for more information about available sponsorship opportunities in 2020. 

The Hub Sponsorship — $20,000

Attendees need a place to take a break and meet up with new connections in an informal welcoming environment. Centrally located in the heart of the conference space, The Hub will be attendees' go-to place to relax and regroup for the next activity. Open on Friday – Sunday throughout the entire program, your team will benefit from optimal traffic, branding opportunities and a place to make connections one on one and in small groups. Every time they enter The Hub, they’ll be reminded of your support! 

Included: 

  • Opportunity to staff lounge with unlimited number of representatives 
  • Opportunity to provide marketing and promotional materials to display in the lounge (i.e. brochures, postcards, napkins, coffee sleeves, etc.…)
  • Two exhibit booths during dental expo in a premium location with up to 6 exhibitor badges 
  • One mobile app banner ad to run throughout entire program
  • Four mobile app alerts (up to 140 characters) to be broadcast over course of event
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material
  • Email to registered attendees pre- and post- conference

The Focal Point Sponsorship - $20,000

This popular conference feature provides free professional headshots to student attendees and an exclusive point of interaction between these students and the sponsor. The lounge includes a professional photographer with backdrop and seating for students as they wait to take their photo. Attendees will receive their printed and digital headshot immediately following the conclusion of the conference via email. ASDA takes care of setting up the lounge, reserving the photographer and launching the photo information to members. Sponsor is invited to staff the lounge during open hours on Friday – Saturday between  7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Included:
  • Logo watermark on photos provided to students. 
  • Logo recognition on the website where photos will be hosted post-conference.  Information on headshots will also be included in our pre-event promotions and post-event all-attendee wrap up email. 
  • Exclusive opportunity to staff the lounge space and include any display, signage or activity set-up programs to support networking with students during open lounge times. The lounge will be located in a high-traffic area in the center of all conference programming.  
  • Exclusive recognition on all lounge marketing promotions (signage, emails, website and mobile app alerts).

Platinum Sponsorship — $18,500

Included: 

  • One 45-minute breakout session
  • Two exhibit booths in a premium location with up to 6 exhibitor badges 
  • One custom icon on home screen of mobile app to link to URL or in-app vendor profile listing 
  • One mobile app alert (up to 140 characters)
  • Highlighted listing in exhibitor list and on floor plan map in mobile app 
  • One email to all registered attendees
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material
  • Opportunity to provide one display ad to be featured pre-opening, wellness and closing general sessions.
 

Gold Sponsorship — $16,500

Included: 

  • One 45-minute breakout session
  • One exhibit booth in a premium location with up to 3 exhibitor badges 
  • One mobile app banner ad to run throughout entire program 
  • One mobile app alert (up to 140 characters)
  • Highlighted listing in exhibitor list and on floor plan map in mobile app 
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material
  • One email to all registered attendees
 

Opening Keynote and Technology General Session Sponsorship — $15,500 (two available)

Like our opening presenter, make the first and most dynamic impression of all at the National Leadership Conference through the support of the Opening Keynote on Friday, November 1 from 8 - 9:30 a.m.
 
Like the idea of shaking things up? Interested in sharing a message focused on the newest technologies disrupting the status quo? We’ve got that covered too. Secure the conference's first Technology General Session: Disruption; Technology's Impact on Learning on Saturday November 1 from 8 - 9:30 a.m.
 

    Opportunity includes:

    • Two exhibit booths in premium locations with up to six exhibitor badges
    • Large-scale branding exposure on main stage
    • One representative invited to introduce speaker of that session and up to 5 minutes of podium time and video presentation during walk-in
    • One mobile app alert (up to 140 characters) to be broadcast post-presentation
    • Option to place promotional materials at each seat in session room and option to have team greet attendees as they enter and exit the program.
    • Email to attendees post-event

Refreshment Break Sponsor — $15,000

Refreshment breaks provide a great opportunity for attendees to network and socialize in a relaxed environment.  One sponsor has the exclusive opportunity to host four breaks on Friday – Saturday putting your brand in full view of student attendees.  Sponsorship includes exclusive identification as the refreshment break sponsor on signage and in the app, registration bag insert, four mobile app alerts, branded napkins for each break time and two exhibit booths during Friday’s dental expo. 
 

Available breaks:

Friday, Nov. 1: 9:30 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3: 10:30 a.m. & 3 p.m.
 
High-Impact Branding - $15,000 - $10,000
We know you want to make a good first impression, let us help you!  Select from one of three options available and secure a spot for your brand our student attendees will see when they first check into the hotel. They will pass by your brand throughout the day as they travel to and from their room to the conference programs. Placement options are limited to one sponsor per location. 

  • Option One: Elevator Floor Clings (decals placed just outside the main elevator doors) $10,000
  • Option Two: Lobby Pillar (four columns, two-sided  branding in the lobby leading from the hotel to the convention center) $15,000
  • Option Three: Convention Center Entrance (decals on doors and above entrance leading from the hotel lobby to the convention center) $15,000

Silver Sponsorship — $10,000

Included: 

  • One exhibit booth in a premium location with up to 2 exhibitor badges 
  • One mobile app alert (up to 140 characters)
  • Highlighted listing in exhibitor list and on floor plan map in mobile app 
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material
  • One email to all registered attendees
 

Hotel Room Key Cards — $7,500

How many times will attendees look for their room keys throughout their stay at the hotel? Too many times to count! Get your brand into the hands of each student hotel guest. Sponsorship includes exclusive branding on hotel room key cards at conference hotel. Key cards are distributed to each student attendee with a reservation in the ASDA hotel block.

Registration Bag & Badge/Lanyard — $7,500 Each

Ensure your message is received and in the hands of all attendees. Includes exclusive branding on registration bag and opportunity to include one promotional insert. Inserts are to be produced and shipped at cost to sponsor and subject to approval by ASDA. 
 
Badges and lanyards are a great way to achieve maximum visibility for your company — every attendee will be wearing one!

Room Drop — $5,000

Want to make sure you “drive home your message” with attendees? Satisfy this goal by dropping something to remember you by in each attendee room, and ensure the message becomes a carry-on as students make their way home from the conference.
Lunch Room Drop - $2,500
Take advantage of a break in the program and our team will place a brochure, postcard, or any type of marketing material at each attendees seat during the lunch break on Friday and Saturday. This exclusive opportunity available to one sponsor on each day puts your message in front of a student audience hungry to learn more! 

Mobile App Banner Ad — $2,500 & Mobile App Alert — $1,500 

Last year every registered attendee used the mobile app and our sponsored banner ads saw visits from more than 20% of attendees.

Reserve a rotating banner ad which links to your website or your organization’s exhibitor profile in the app. Or choose a 140-character alert that will appear in attendees’ notifications and take them to an outside URL or your organization’s exhibitor profile.
 
Attendee Email — $1,500
Let ASDA support your efforts to follow-up with students you visit with during our program. Securing a post-conference email to our registered attendees offers you 100% creative freedom to craft a message we send out on your behalf. Limited availability; first-come, first-served assignment.

Registration Bag Insert — $1,250

All attendees receive registration material when they arrive — your message is reaching each attendee through sponsorship of an insert in the registration bag. Inserts are to be produced and shipped at cost to sponsor.