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  Platinum Gold Silver
All-access convention registration passes for your customers 15 10 5 2
Sponsor sign for your booth X X X X
"Official Sponsor" graphics for your marketing use X X X X
4-color ad in the Convention Guide Full Page Full Page  Half Page   
Your logo on on-site signage X X X  
Push notifications through the WQA Mobile App 2 1    
Social media posts on WQA channels 4 2    
One New Product Showcase panel X X
   
Recognition in the Pre-Convention & Exposition Attendee eNewsletter X X    
Your logo and booth number on the WQA Convention website with a link to your website X    
One slide for Keynote/Opening General Session X      
Be an interviewed guest on a WQA Radio podcast that is sent out to the entire membership X      
Recognition at the Welcome Reception X      
A one-page insert or gift item for placement in attendee tote bag X      


ADDITIONAL MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES

EXHIBIT HALL OPPORTUNITIES
Main Street WQA: A park-like walkway winding throughout the trade show floor will engage attendees with park benches, foosball tables, a golf simulator and other rest or entertainment options
Business Spotlight: Available on the tradeshow floor in 30 minute segments. You can use the time for a product showcase, a mini training session or an advertising opportunity. This will be advertised in the convention Guide, Convention Mobile App and on-site signage. Giveaways are allowed. A podium, microphone, screen and projector will be provided. You must supply your own laptop. The seating will be theater style and hold up to 50 people. Time slots will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

EVENTS
Welcome Reception
: Align your company with the largest social gathering by sponsoring the Welcome Reception that directly follows the close of the Exhibit Hall on the first day and its just steps away from the Exhibit Hall. Your logo will be placed on signage at the event as well as in conjunction with advertising for the reception. 
New Member and First Time Attendee Breakfast: Welcome WQA's newest members and first-time convention attendees. Your logo will be featured on signage and invitations. You will be able to personally welcome the guests to the breakfast. 

ONSITE EXPOSURE OPPORTUNITIES
Choose from one of these highly visible opportunities to stand out. This includes but is not limited to floor clings, aisle signs, and banners. Possibilities are limitless. Please call for details. 

ADVERTISING
Program and Buyers Guide: Drive traffic to your booth and keep your brand top of mind during the show by advertising in the official Convention Guide. The Convention Guide will be distributed on-site and available online through the WQA Convention & Exposition website. 
WQA ENews: A special daily edition sent to all convention attendees and WQA members.
Convention Mobile App: Banner ad on the WQA Convention & Exposition app landing page which includes a direct link to sponsors' website. Company logo in the Convention Guide and on-site signage instructing attendees how to use the app. A sign with your company logo at the App Help Desk, a new feature for 2019.
On-Site Registration: Your logo will appear on the screen saver that will be seen by attendees using the self-serve registration kiosks. 
Tote Bag Stuffer: Provide a one-page insert to be included in the attendee tote bag. Insert must be approved by WQA staff. 


PRODUCTS
Name Badge Lanyards
: Company name and logo imprinted on the name badge lanyards. Design must be approved by WQA staff. Sponsor company to provide 4,000 lanyards. 
Notepads: Convention notepads will feature your company's logo along with the WQA Convention & Exposition logo. Notepads will be placed in the Convention tote bags.
Pens: Provide 3,000 pens that have your logo on them. Pens will be in Convention tote bags as well as in classrooms, WQA Central and the registration area.
Private-label Bottled Water: Quench the thirst of attendees by providing bottled water with your logo on it.
Coffee Service Sponsor: Provide attendees with a much needed jolt of energy. Your logo will be featured on signage where coffee is offered. You may also provide napkins with your logo. 
Tote Bags: Your logo along with the WQA logo on the tote bag provided to attendees at registration and at WQA Central in the Exhibit Hall. 

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 hduve@wqa.org to inquire.

• Please contact Heather Duve at hduve@wqa.org or 630-929-2520 for pricing and more information
• A company has the first right of renewal for a sponsorship for three years; after the third year, the sponsorship is available for 3 months for another company to purchase. If it is not reserved by another company, it can be renewed again by the first company. 
• Sponsorships are non-refundable