Become a Sponsor

WQA 2015 Sponsorship Opportunities Stand out among the crowd! 

The WQA Convention & Exposition sponsorship program offers your company strategic opportunities to effectively promote your products and services. This year’s program presents and array of sponsorship options designed to reach your target audience. Receive online and on-site recognition through the WQA Convention & Exposition website, Program & Buyer’s Guide, signage and announcements.

Benefits of sponsoring:

  1. Increased exposure and awareness for your company.
  2. More traffic to your booth.
  3. Opportunity to strengthen your brand awareness with attendees and WQA members.
  4. Reinforce your position as a leader in the drinking water treatment industry. 

PROGRAM & BUYER’S GUIDE ADVERTISING
WQA members receive a 50% discount.

Drive traffic to your booth and keep your brand top of mind during the show by advertising in the official show guide. The WQA Convention & Exposition Program & Buyer’s Guide will be distributed onsite to each attendee and made available online through the WQA Convention & Exposition website. 


2018 Advertising Rates & Sizes

Full page: $1,000 Member (full-color 8.5”w x 11”h) | $2,000 Non-member  

Half page: $750 Member (full-color 8.5”w x 5.5”h) $1,500 Non-member


DIAMOND SPONSOR                    $13,000 Member | $26,000 Non-member

Welcome Reception

  • Opportunity to sponsor the Welcome Reception.

Web Presence

  • Scrolling logo and booth number on the WQA Convention homepage with a link to your website.

Complimentary Registration

  • Fifteen Convention registration passes.

VIP Passes

  • Fifteen additional VIP passes for your customers.

WQA Email Ad

  • WQA must approve ad copy. Limit one.

Opening General Session

  • Pre-opening General Session ad loop.

New Product Showcase

  • One New Product Showcase panel.

Additional On-Site Recognition

  • Logo placement on convention center banner.
  • Recognition on Convention signage.
  • One-page insert for attendee tote bag (subject to WQA approval).
  • Sponsor sign for booth.

WQA Mobile App

  • Logo visibility in the exhibit search list.
  • One push notification each day the exhibit hall is open.
  • Sponsor listing.

Conference Program Advertising and Recognition

  • Full page 4-color ad in the Program & Buyer’s Guide.
  • Sponsor level on exhibitor listing.
  • Recognition on sponsor page.

Social Media

  • Recognition via WQA’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Ongoing Recognition

  • Promotion in each edition of the WQA Convention & Exposition Attendee eNewsletter.
  • Logo on post-convention thank you print ad.

PLATINUM SPONSOR                 $8,000 Member | $16,000 Non-member

Web Presence

  • Scrolling logo on the WQA Convention homepage with a link to your website.

Complimentary Registration

  • Ten Convention all-access registration passes.

VIP Passes

  • Ten additional VIP Passes for your customers.

Opening General Session

  • Pre-opening General Session ad loop.

New Product Showcase

  • One New Product Showcase panel.

On-Site Recognition

  • Logo placement on convention center banner.
  • Recognition on convention signage.
  • Sponsor sign for booth.

WQA Mobile App

  • Logo visibility in the exhibit search list.
  • One push notification on the exhibit hall opening day.
  • Sponsor listing.

Conference Program Advertising and Recognition

  • Full page 4-color ad in the Program and Buyer’s Guide.
  • Sponsor level on exhibitor listing.
  • Recognition on sponsor page.

WQA Email Ad

  • WQA must approve ad copy. Limit one.

Social Media

  • Recognition via WQA’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages.

Ongoing Recognition

  • Promotion in each edition of the WQA Convention & Exposition attendee enewsletter.
  • Logo on post-convention thank you print ad.

GOLD SPONSOR                            $5,000 Member | $10,000 Non-member

Complimentary Registration

  • Five Convention registration passes.

VIP Passes

  • Five additional VIP passes for your customers.

On-Site Recognition

  • Logo placement on convention center banner.
  • Recognition on convention signage.
  • Sponsor sign for booth.

WQA Mobile App

  • Logo visibility in the exhibit search list.
  • Sponsor listing.

Conference Program Advertising and Recognition

  • Half page 4-color ad in the Program and Buyer’s Guide.
  • Sponsor level on exhibitor listing.
  • Recognition on sponsor page.

Social Media

  • Recognition via WQA’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages.

Ongoing Recognition

  • Promotion in each edition of the WQA Convention & Exposition Attendee eNewsletter.
  • Logo on post-convention thank you print ad.

SILVER SPONSOR                         $1,500 Member | $3,000 Non-member

Complimentary Registration

  • Two Convention registration passes.

VIP Passes

  • Two additional VIP passes for your customers.

On-Site Recognition

  • Recognition on convention signage.
  • Sponsor sign for booth.

WQA Mobile App

  • Logo visibility in the exhibit search list.
  • Sponsor listing.

Conference Program Recognition

  • Sponsor level on exhibitor listing.
  • Recognition on sponsor page.

Social Media

  • Recognition via WQA’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages.

EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIPS

Exclusive sponsorships will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Only one company per exclusive sponsorship. Exhibitors and/or WQA members may sponsor a combination of both a package sponsorship as well as an exclusive sponsorship. 

PROGRAM AND BUYER'S GUIDE - $5,000 Member | $10,000 Non-member

Let us print the conference brochure with your company’s logo on the back cover and an ad on an inside page. This sponsorship is time sensitive. Ad size: 8.5”w x 11”h, full-color. 


NEW MEMBER AND FIRST-TIME ATTENDEE BREAKFAST - $3,000 Member | $6,000 Non-member

Welcome WQA’s newest members and first time conference attendees. Sponsor logo will be prominently featured on signage and invitations. Sponsoring member must also be a WQA member. 


SOLD NAME BADGE LANYARDS - $3,000 Member | $6,000 Non-member

Company name and logo will be imprinted on name badge lanyards. Design must be approved by WQA Convention & Exposition staff. Sponsor company provides 4,000 lanyards.

 

HOTEL KEY CARDS - $3,000 Member | $6,000 Non-member

Extend your visibility throughout the conference. Sponsor logo and booth number will be on key cards for two of the main conference hotels. Sponsor must supply key cards.

 

NOTEPADS - $2,500 Member | $1,500 Non-member

Convention notepads will feature your company’s branding on each page co-branded with WQA Convention & Exposition. The 8 ½” by 11” notepads will be placed in classrooms and convention tote bags for attendees.


MOBILE APP - $2,000 Member | $4,000 Non-member

Place your company in the palms of attendees’ hands with an exclusive full-screen ad on the splash screen, an exclusive banner ad on the schedule page, highlighted booth number on the booth list and logo visibility in the exhibit search list. Last year’s app was downloaded by nearly 500 attendees and had more than 900 exhibitor impressions.

 

ON-SITE REGISTRATION - $2,000 Member | $4,000 Non-member

Be seen by thousands of attendees who will use on-site registration terminals to register or print badges for this year’s Convention. Sponsor logo, booth number, and a direct link to your website will appear on all on-site registration kiosk monitors.

 

EXHIBIT HALL CARPET STAMP - $2,000 Member | $4,000 Non-member

Place your company logo near the entry of the exhibit hall with an exhibit hall carpet stamp.

 

PENS - $1,500 Member | $3,000 Non-member

Sponsor logo will be printed on 5,000 WQA Convention & Exposition pens, which will be made available at the registration desk, educational sessions and in convention tote bags. Sponsor must provide 5,000 pens.


ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


PRESIDENT'S CLUB RECEPTION - $5,000 Member | $10,000 Non-member

Help honor the WQA members for their recruitment success, WQA’s Board of Directors, and WQA Dues Honor Roll participants, by sponsoring the President’s Club reception. Sponsor logo will be prominently featured on signage and invitations. 

MOBILE DEVICE CHARGING STATIONS - $3,000 Member | $6,000 Non-member 

Want to help attendees re-charge? As a sponsor of the mobile device charging stations, you’ll be present at what is sure to be one of the busiest areas of the convention. The charging stations will be located in a prominent section of the exhibit hall. Sponsorship includes signage with your company’s logo and booth number. 

 

SECTION MEETING SPONSOR - $2,500 Member | $5,000 Non-member

Don’t miss this opportunity to be the exclusive sponsor for a section meeting. Select one of the following available meetings: Dealer Section, Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Section, and International Section. Sponsorship includes logo on signage, logo on pre-meeting slide, formal recognition by the moderator, and the opportunity to hand out WQA approved literature to all meeting attendees.


PRIVATE-LABEL BOTTLED WATER - $2,000 Member | $4,000 Non-member

Quench the thirst of attendees by providing bottled water. Your company’s bottled water will be distributed in the registration area and at the coffee breaks. Sponsoring company must provide one pallet of 12-or 16-oz bottles of water.

 

TOTE BAGS -  $850 Member | $1,700 Non-member | $10,000 Exclusive

Make an impact the moment attendees arrive at the show! Sponsor logo will be displayed on tote bags that are distributed at the registration area and WQA Central.


BOOTH EVENT - $750 Member | $1,500 Non-member

Looking to hold a social event in your booth at Convention? Let WQA help! For the cost of the sponsorship, WQA will help you put together your event, advertise it in the Program and Buyers' Guide and provide onsite signage.

          

MORNING COFFEE SERVICE - $500 per day (Member) | $1,000 per day (Non-member)

Help attendees wake up by sponsoring the morning coffee break. Coffee service will be offered every morning throughout the show. Sponsor logo will be prominently featured on signage in the area where coffee is served.

 

AFTERNOON BEVERAGE SERVICE - $500 per day (Member) | $1,000 per day (Non-member)

Beverage service will be offered every afternoon throughout the show. Sponsor logo will be prominently featured in the area where the beverages are served. 


WQRF SPRING 5K CHALLENGE

$2,500 Presenting Sponsor

Your company’s logo will be on all communications regarding the 5K and exclusive placement on the participant bibs. Sponsor logo will also be featured on event signage and the race t-shirt.

 

$1,000 Mile Sponsor (3 spots left)

Your company’s logo will be on a mile marker and the race t-shirt


T-Shirt Sponsor - $500

Your company's logo will appear on the race t-shirt.

 

CUSTOMIZED PACKAGES

WQA will work with you to create a customized sponsorship tailored specifically to your company’s needs. Contact the WQA Convention & Exposition staff at kpantol@wqa.org to inquire.