AUSA is pleased to offer the following Sponsorships for the 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition.

p698850268-3 (1)AUSA will recognize sponsors who reach certain levels of sponsorship investment.  This is a way to highlight our most committed sponsors by showcasing their logos on meter board signage placed at each entrance to the Exhibit Halls and in the registration area.  Sponsors will also receive recognition on the AUSA Microsite and in the Exhibitor Catalog. The levels are: 

Four-Star Sponsor          $60,000

Three-Star Sponsor        $50,000

Two-Star Sponsor           $40,000

One-Star Sponsor           $30,000

All sponsorships are offered on a first come, first served basis; payment must be received prior to the event.

What is your objective? Click on the categories below to view all of the 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition sponsorship opportunities:

 

Thank you to our sponsors:

Three-Star Sponsor:

Northrop Grumman

 

 

 

Two-Star Sponsor:

Dupont

 

 

 

 

 

 

One-Star Sponsors:

Lockheed Martin

Leidos

Please contact Gaye Hudson at 703.907.2401 or ghudson@ausa.org to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

AUSA has recently been notified that some exhibitors/attendees are being solicited by an unauthorized company trying to obtain credit card information by phone and email to secure housing accommodations and internet at the 2016 AUSA Annual Meeting. All information regarding housing accommodations is available here. Please visit our online Service Kit here to order any items for your booth space. AUSA will not contact you by phone or email requesting credit card information.

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MG ROBERT G. MOORHEAD GUARD/RESERVE BREAKFAST (1) SOLD

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

Held on Monday morning, the MG Robert G. Moorhead Guard/Reserve Breakfast recognizes outstanding chapter efforts in support of Reserve Component Soldiers and Families. Previous speakers have included the Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command and the Sergeant Major of the Army. Sponsorship exposure includes:

  • Signage identifying your firm as the breakfast sponsor placed near the entrance and adjacent to the speaker’s podium
  • Complimentary head-table seat for your designated representative
  • Complimentary table with seating for ten of your company or Army designees
  • Opportunity to provide a company brochure or small printed piece for each table

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CIVILIAN LUNCHEON (1) SOLD

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

The Department of the Army Civilian Luncheon will honor government civilians and recognize the regional Department of the Army Civilian of the Year winner. It will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Previous speakers have included the Under Secretary of the Army and Commanding General, U.S. Army Africa Command. The anticipated number of attendees is 300. Sponsorship exposure includes:

  • Signage identifying your firm as the luncheon sponsor placed near the entrance and adjacent to the speaker’s podium.
  • Complimentary head-table seat for your designated representative.
  • Complimentary table with seating for ten of your company or Army designees.
  • Opportunity to provide a company brochure or small printed piece for each table.

ROTC LUNCHEON (1)

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

A luncheon for ROTC cadets, ROTC cadre and invited guests will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event recognizes junior and senior ROTC cadets from across the country with awards and scholarships. The luncheon features an address by a senior Army Commander and entertainment by Downrange from the U.S. Army Band, Pershing’s Own. Previous speakers have included the Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command and the Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. The anticipated number of attendees is 400. Sponsorship exposure includes:

  • Signage identifying your firm as the luncheon sponsor placed near the entrance and adjacent to the speaker’s podium.
  • Complimentary head-table seat for your designated representative.
  • Complimentary table with seating for ten of your company or Army designees.
  • Opportunity to provide a company brochure or small printed piece for each table.

CORPORATE MEMBER LUNCHEON (1)

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

This luncheon honors the Corporate Members and their many contributions to the chapters’ programs to support Soldiers and Families. The luncheon will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Previous speakers have included the Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command and the Commanding General, U.S. Joint Forces Command. Sponsorship exposure includes:

  • Signage identifying your firm as the luncheon sponsor placed near the entrance and adjacent to the speaker’s podium.
  • Complimentary head-table seat for your designated representative.
  • Complimentary table with seating for ten of your company or Army designees.
  • Opportunity to provide a company brochure or small printed piece for each table.

MILITARY FAMILY FORUM SPONSORSHIP (3)

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

The AUSA Family Readiness Directorate is proud to host several Military Family Forums throughout the Annual Meeting. These Forums provide a venue for military and civilian leadership to address Army family issues and to introduce new organizations, initiatives, and programs.

  • Signage identifying your firm as the sponsor placed near the entrance and adjacent to the speaker’s podium
  • VIP Seating for your designated representatives
  • Opportunity to provide a company brochure, small printed piece and/or a small token at each seat

MILITARY FAMILY SENIOR SPOUSE LUNCHEON SPONSORSHIP

Sponsor investment: $5,000.00

The AUSA Family Readiness Directorate brings together Army Spouse Senior Leadership to discuss the issues of the day regarding the Military Family. The Sponsorship includes:

  • Signage identifying your firm as the luncheon sponsor placed near the entrance and adjacent to the speaker’s podium
  • Complimentary head-table seat for your designated representative
  • Complimentary table with seating for ten of your company
  • Opportunity to provide a company brochure, small printed piece and/or a small token at each seat

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EXHIBITOR CATALOG PAGE RUNNER SPONSORSHIP (2) SOLD

Sponsor investment: $5,000.00 each

The Exhibitor Catalog will contain an alphabetical listing of all exhibitors’ as well as product and service descriptions and complete contact information for each exhibiting organization. The catalog will be distributed to all attendees, including senior Army leaders and representatives from 27 international delegations representing out Allied military organizations. The Exhibitor Catalog will serve as a valuable resource to attendees long after the Annual Meeting concludes. Sponsorship includes your company logo at the bottom of each page in the catalog, approximately 300 appearances. Sponsorship will include your company logo, tagline and booth number.

EXHIBITOR CATALOG COVER SPONSORSHIP (6)

Sponsor investment: $7,000.00 each Only 5 Remaining!

Sponsorship will be featured on the front cover of the catalog and include a full color company logo, tagline and booth number.

EXHIBITOR CATALOG FULL PAGE SPONSORSHIP

Sponsor investment: $7,000.00 each Limited Opportunity!

Move your message to our attendees by sponsoring a full page in our catalog, featuring your artwork.

EXHIBITOR CATALOG PREMIUM LISTING

Sponsor investment: $500.00

Make your listing stand out! Drive traffic to your booth! It is as easy as uploading your company logo when you enter your catalog listing. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your presence in the catalog.

PRINTED FLOOR PLAN/SHOW GUIDE SPONSORSHIP (42)

Sponsor investment: $7,000.00 each

The Annual Meeting Floor Plan sponsorship is an effective way to highlight your participation at the exposition. The printed map will be distributed to all participants and will serve as a guide to the Annual Meeting exhibits. In addition, the map graphic will be used on fourteen “You Are Here” kiosks strategically placed on the show floor and in high traffic areas throughout the event. The Annual Meeting Floor Plan sponsorship includes your company logo placed adjacent to the printed floor plan, a directional arrow from your logo to your display space, color highlighted display space on the floor plan and a color highlighted entry in the exhibitor list.

WI-FI SPONSORSHIP (5)

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00 each  

AUSA will offer free Wi-Fi access to Annual Meeting participants during the event. Attendees will be able to access the internet from all public areas outside the exhibit hall and meeting rooms at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. As a Wi-Fi Sponsor you can define one of the five landing pages that attendees will see as they connect to the internet. This is a great opportunity to reach a large targeted audience, brand your organization, and move your message to Annual Meeting attendees during the show.

EISENHOWER RECEPTION SPONSORSHIP (1)

Sponsor investment: $25,000.00

The Eisenhower Reception, held on the second day of the meeting, will take place in Exhibit Halls A, B, C, D &E and precedes the Dwight David Eisenhower Luncheon. The reception is open to all attendees. As the Eisenhower Reception Sponsor your firm will receive signage strategically placed throughout the exhibit halls recognizing your support.

NETWORKING LOUNGES:

Sponsor investment: $35,000.00

Enhance your presence by helping enhance everyone’s networking experiences! AUSA is pleased to offer a limited number of Networking Lounges in a variety of locations on the Exhibit Hall Floor. These lounges will be open to all attendees during exhibit hall hours on all three days of the meeting. This space will be fully carpeted and furnished with tables, chairs and sofas for attendees to sit and relax, as well as network and conduct business in a 400 nsf space. This space will also include the following:

  • A charging station with your signage prominently displayed
  • Signage placed in the Networking Lounge
  • Carpet tile in the lounge with your logo
  • Hanging Signage identifying your company as the sponsor of the lounge
  • Opportunity to display/distribute promotional materials at the Networking Lounge
  • Recognition in the Exhibitor Catalog
  • Recognition in the Show Guide/Floor Map

Refreshments may be ordered and provided by sponsor at their discretion

HOTEL KEY CARD SPONSORSHIP:

1. Marriott Marquis (Headquarters Hotel) – Sponsor investment: $25,000.00 SOLD

2. Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel – Sponsor investment: $20,000.00 SOLD

3. Grand Hyatt – Sponsor investment: $15,000.00

Conditions of Sponsorship:

  • Sponsor must supply the key cards.
  • Quantity of key cards should equal double the number of rooms on peak.
  • Key card design must include the AUSA color logo, which will be provided by AUSA. Key card must be approved by AUSA prior to production.

The preferred vendor is:

Plasticard Locktech International
99 Pond Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: 800-752-1017 Fax: 828-665-1828
www.plicards.com

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Brand visibility to thousands of meeting attendees!
  • Recognition in the exhibitor catalog and program on the sponsor thank you pages.
  • Recognition on the sponsor thank you page on the website.

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EXHIBITOR CATALOG PAGE RUNNER SPONSORSHIP (2) SOLD

Sponsor investment: $5,000.00 each

The Exhibitor Catalog will contain an alphabetical listing of all exhibitors’ as well as product and service descriptions and complete contact information for each exhibiting organization. The catalog will be distributed to all attendees, including senior Army leaders and representatives from 27 international delegations representing out Allied military organizations. The Exhibitor Catalog will serve as a valuable resource to attendees long after the Annual Meeting concludes. Sponsorship includes your company logo at the bottom of each page in the catalog, approximately 300 appearances. Sponsorship will include your company logo, tagline and booth number.

EXHIBITOR CATALOG COVER SPONSORSHIP (6)

Sponsor investment: $7,000.00 each Only 5 Remaining!

Sponsorship will be featured on the front cover of the catalog and include a full color company logo, tagline and booth number.

EXHIBITOR CATALOG FULL PAGE SPONSORSHIP

Sponsor investment: $7,000.00 each Limited Opportunity!

Move your message to our attendees by sponsoring a full page in our catalog, featuring your artwork.

EXHIBITOR CATALOG PREMIUM LISTING

Sponsor investment: $500.00

Make your listing stand out! Drive traffic to your booth! It is as easy as uploading your company logo when you enter your catalog listing. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your presence in the catalog.

PRINTED FLOOR PLAN/SHOW GUIDE SPONSORSHIP (42)

Sponsor investment: $7,000.00 each

The Annual Meeting Floor Plan sponsorship is an effective way to highlight your participation at the exposition. The printed map will be distributed to all participants and will serve as a guide to the Annual Meeting exhibits. In addition, the map graphic will be used on fourteen “You Are Here” kiosks strategically placed on the show floor and in high traffic areas throughout the event. The Annual Meeting Floor Plan sponsorship includes your company logo placed adjacent to the printed floor plan, a directional arrow from your logo to your display space, color highlighted display space on the floor plan and a color highlighted entry in the exhibitor list.

Exhibit Hall Graphics Sponsorship (30)

Sponsor investment: $6,500.00
With over 500 exhibits and over 26,000 attendees, visibility is a key component to your success at one of the world’s largest land warfare expositions. We now offer large output graphics printed on vinyl banners in full color. Banners will be hung on the west wall of Exhibit Halls A and B and on the north and south walls of Exhibit Halls D and E. Your company logo and booth number will be prominently displayed and printed at approximately 15’ X 15’.

exhibit-hall

The Annual Meeting sponsorship and advertising program includes many affordable and effective solutions designed to help maximize your visibility, enhance your brand identity, and provide a convenient way to distribute information regarding your organization’s products, services, and capabilities. Besides making good business sense, investing in a sponsorship is also one of the fastest ways to earn Order-of-Merit List (OML) points.

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Wi-Fi Sponsorship (5)

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00  
AUSA will offer free Wi-Fi access to Annual Meeting participants during the event. Attendees will be able to access the internet from all public areas and meeting rooms outside the exhibit halls at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. As a Wi-Fi Sponsor you can define one of the five landing pages that attendees will see as they connect to the internet. This is a great opportunity to reach a large targeted audience, brand your organization, and move your message to Annual Meeting attendees during the show.

Exhibit Hall Graphics Sponsorship (30)

Sponsor investment: $6,500.00
With over 500 exhibits and over 26,000 attendees, visibility is a key component to your success at one of the world’s largest land warfare expositions. We now offer large output graphics printed on vinyl banners in full color. Banners will be hung on the west wall of Exhibit Halls A and B and on the north and south walls of Exhibit Halls D and E. Your company logo and booth number will be prominently displayed and printed at approximately 15’ X 15’.

Eisenhower Reception Sponsorship (1)

Sponsor investment: $25,000.00
The Eisenhower Reception, held on the second day of the meeting, will take place in Exhibit Halls A, B, C, D & E and precedes the Dwight David Eisenhower Luncheon. The reception is open to all Annual Meeting attendees. As the Eisenhower Reception Sponsor your firm will receive signage strategically placed throughout the exhibit halls recognizing your support.

CHARGING STATIONS AND LOUNGES

Sponsor investment: $7,500.00  Limited Availability

Charging Stations and Lounges provide attendees with a convenient way to charge their mobile devices without leaving the conference area or show floor and give you, the sponsor a creative way to capture the attendee’s attention. All Lounges and kiosks have multiple charging tips for the most popular cell phones and portable devices including iPhone, Android, Blackberry and iPads too! A/V monitors provide the opportunity for your content to be displayed. Formats vary.

Cost is per station and there are potential locations for five or more stations.

NETWORKING LOUNGES:

Sponsor investment: $35,000.00

Enhance your presence by helping enhance everyone’s networking experiences! AUSA is pleased to offer a limited number of Networking Lounges in a variety of locations on the Exhibit Hall Floor. These lounges will be open to all attendees during exhibit hall hours on all three days of the meeting. This space will be fully carpeted and furnished with tables, chairs and sofas for attendees to sit and relax, as well as network and conduct business in a 400 nsf space. This space will also include the following:

  • A charging station with your signage prominently displayed
  • Signage placed in the Networking Lounge
  • Carpet tile in the lounge with your logo
  • Hanging Signage identifying your company as the sponsor of the lounge
  • Opportunity to display/distribute promotional materials at the Networking Lounge
  • Recognition in the Exhibitor Catalog
  • Recognition in the Show Guide/Floor Map

Refreshments may be ordered and provided by sponsor at their discretion

POP-UP MEETING ROOM SPONSORSHIP (3)

Sponsor investment: $3,000.00 per day

AUSA will manage a meeting room for attendees to reserve space for “Pop-Up” meetings. This sponsorship includes one sign with your logo outside the meeting room, and bottle water and sodas inside the room. The sponsor is encouraged to supply pens and pads/notebooks with their logo.

HOTEL KEY CARD SPONSORSHIP:

1. Marriott Marquis (Headquarters Hotel) – Sponsor investment: $25,000.00 SOLD

2. Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel – Sponsor investment: $20,000.00 SOLD

3. Grand Hyatt – Sponsor investment: $15,000.00

Conditions of Sponsorship:

  • Sponsor must supply the key cards.
  • Quantity of key cards should equal double the number of rooms on peak.
  • Key card design must include the AUSA color logo, which will be provided by AUSA. Key card must be approved by AUSA prior to production.

The preferred vendor is:

Plasticard Locktech International
99 Pond Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: 800-752-1017 Fax: 828-665-1828
www.plicards.com

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Brand visibility to thousands of meeting attendees!
  • Recognition in the exhibitor catalog and program on the sponsor thank you pages.
  • Recognition on the sponsor thank you page on the website.
The Annual Meeting sponsorship and advertising program includes many affordable and effective solutions designed to help maximize your visibility, enhance your brand identity, and provide a convenient way to distribute information regarding your organization’s products, services, and capabilities. Besides making good business sense, investing in a sponsorship is also one of the fastest ways to earn Order-of-Merit List (OML) points.

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INTERNATIONAL MILITARY VIP RECEPTION (3) SOLD

Sponsor investment: $15,000.00

Network with senior leaders from key foreign land warfare forces. Attendees are invited by the U.S. Army Chief of Staff and represent over 25 countries. Senior leaders from the U.S. Army, including the Chief of Staff are in attendance. At the reception your firm will receive signage strategically placed throughout the event recognizing your support.

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY VIP BREAKFAST (1)

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

An excellent opportunity for one-on-one conversations with foreign army commanders and their representatives. At the breakfast your firm will receive signage strategically placed throughout the room recognizing your support.

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY VIP LOUNGE

Sponsor investment: $20,000.00

The International Military Lounge is the designated gathering place for all International Military VIP’s attending the Annual Meeting. The lounge gives these attendees a place to gather, enjoy refreshments and network with one another. Sponsorship of the lounge will give you an opportunity to place your brand in front of these important attendees in the form of signage inside and outside the room, your printed collateral placed in the room, and paper products used with the refreshments. In addition, you will receive recognition on the AUSA Website, printed program, and exhibitor catalog as a sponsor.