Global Force 2019 expects more than 200 exhibitors. We want to help you stand out from the competition by offering sponsorship opportunities that will enhance your presence and visibility at this event.

  • Maximize brand exposure to military and government attendees.
  • Increase your booth traffic through targeted advertising options.
  • Engage your target audience and increase your return on investment at the show.

Sponsorships are offered a la carte, on a first come, first served basis. Contact us today to discuss pricing and available options so we can design a custom package for you! Investing in sponsorships is a great way to boost your standing on the Association’s Order of Merit, which is used to determine the order in which you may select exhibit space for the Annual Meeting.

GF sponsorship stars

4 Star Sponsor

BAE Systems

3 Star Sponsors

Bloomberg Government
Lockheed Martin
Northrop Grumman

2 Star Sponsor


1 Star Sponsors

Oshkosh Defense


Charging and Networking Lounge

Sponsor investment: $20,000.00

The Lounge will be a featured 20’x20’ island in East Hall located between the General Session and Registration, and South Hall. This lounge will be furnished and exclusively branded. Available to all attendees for the duration of the event, this space will be fully carpeted and furnished so that attendees will be able to relax, charge-up and network with their colleagues and leads. This space will include:

  • Signage placed in the lounge
  • Electric outlets for charging
  • A/V monitor to play your content
  • Opportunity to display promotional materials
  • Recognition in the Show Guide

NEW FOR 2019

Digital Signage Advertising Sponsorships

AUSA will strategically place digital signage throughout the Von Braun Center. 30 second spots are available and are limited. Contact AUSA for more details and pricing.


Shuttle Bus — Sponsored by Huntsville /Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Sponsor investment: $20,000.00

AUSA will run a shuttle bus service between Huntsville area hotels and the Von Braun Center. Your company logo will be placed on the shuttle bus schedule and signage. Sponsor is encouraged to work with the bus company for other branding opportunities.

Opening Reception — Sponsored by BAE Systems

Sponsor investment: $20,000.00 exclusive or $10,000 co-sponsorship
This is the premiere social and networking event during the symposium, taking place in the exhibit hall directly after the conclusion of the general session. Sponsorship includes:

  • Signage provided by AUSA recognizing the sponsors placed at the entrance to the exhibit hall, and near the food service stations and bars
  • Cocktail napkins with your company logo used during the event (supplied by sponsor)
  • Recognition during the General Session


Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

AUSA will offer free Wi-Fi access to participants during the event. Wi-Fi sponsor will be able to define the landing page attendees see as they connect to the internet, along with branded signage throughout the Von Braun Center providing Wi-Fi access instructions. Attendees will need to reconnect to the internet after 15 minutes of inactive status, thus providing your company with additional exposure on the landing page.

Headquarter Hotel Key Card (Embassy Suites) — Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

Your custom graphics will appear on the hotel key cards at the headquarter hotel, the Embassy Suites. Reach attendees as soon as soon as they check into their hotel. Sponsor must provide the Key Cards, which must have the AUSA logo incorporated in the design. AUSA approval is required prior to production.

Mobile App Premiere Sponsorship

Sponsor investment: $10,000.00

Place your message at the fingertips of Global Force attendees as the sponsor of the mobile app. Sponsorship includes splash screen, promoted posts, push notifications, and more.

Mobile App Promoted Post

Sponsor investment: $4,000.00 (5 available)

As attendees use the mobile app your mobile web ad will be front and center to drive traffic to your booth.

Mobile App Push Notifications

Sponsor investment: $2,000.00 (10 available)

Have a push notification message appear on the app to drive traffic to your booth.

Morning Coffee Service — Sponsored by Lockheed Martin

Sponsor investment: $7,000 (3 available)

  • Signage with your company logo provided by AUSA, placed near the food and beverage service stations
  • Cocktail napkins with your company logo used during the event (supplied by sponsor)
  • Recognition during the General Session

Exhibit Hall Hanging Banners

Sponsor investment: $7,000

Make a huge display in the exhibit hall by displaying your custom graphics on a 15’x15’ hanging banner. Sponsorship includes the production and rigging of the banner.

Refreshment Breaks

Sponsor investment: $5,500

**There are only 3 refreshment breaks remaining.**

There are three (3) morning refreshment breaks and two (2) afternoon refreshment breaks during the course of the Symposium, all taking place in the exhibit halls. Sponsorship includes:

  • Signage with your company logo provided by AUSA, placed near the food and beverage service stations
  • Cocktail napkins with your company logo used during the event (supplied by sponsor)
  • Recognition during the General Session


Registration Page Sponsorship (5 available)

Sponsor investment: $5,000.00

Want to make a first impression at this year’s symposium? Your company will be one of the first companies attendees and exhibitors see when they register for Global Force 2018. Our registration page will feature five rotating banners.

Business Center (5 available)

Sponsor investment: $5,000.00

Your company logo will be featured on signage inside, as well as, outside the business center. The business center is complimentary for all exhibitors and attendees and offers computer stations, small print jobs, etc. (five opportunities available)

General Session Amenities

Sponsor investment: $2,500.00 (per day)

This sponsorship includes signage placed in the session room acknowledging your company. The sponsor is asked to supply pens and pads/notebooks for attendees, which will be placed at each seat and/or on a table outside the session room.

Pop Up Meeting Room Sponsorship

Sponsor investment: $1,500.00 (per day)

This sponsorship includes one sign with your logo outside the “Pop-Up” meeting room, and bottled water and sodas inside the room. The sponsor is encouraged to supply pens and pads/notebooks with their logo.

Show Guide Sponsorships

Belly Band Advertisement
Sponsor Investment: $15,000.00

Back Cover Advertisement
Sponsor Investment: $10,000.00

Inside Front Cover Advertisement
Sponsor Investment: $9,000.00

Inside Back Cover Advertisement
Sponsor Investment: $7,500.00

Interior Full Page Advertisement
Sponsor Investment: $5,000.00

Page Runner
Sponsor Investment: $4,000.00

Company Logo on Cover 6 opportunities available
Sponsor Investment: $4,000.00

Floor Plan Sponsorship

Sponsor investment: $5,000.00

Highlight your company on the printed floor plan included in the Show Guide. Your company will be highlighted in the exhibitor listing and your logo will be displayed clearly on the floor plan map. Logo and listing will also be displayed on the You Are Here Locators found in high traffic areas of the Von Braun Center.

Show Guide Premium Listing

Sponsor investment: $500.00

Upgrade your exhibitor listing in the Exhibitor Description section of the Show Guide to display your company’s logo and a box around your listing, helping you stand out from the others!

Have an idea about a sponsorship you don’t see here? Contact Gaye Hudson,, to share your idea, and customize your sponsorship package!