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2019 ExPEERience and the 22nd Annual International Conference & Expo Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

ABOUT THE PDCA CONFERENCE:

The PDCA Annual Conference attracts U.S. and international attendees for three-and-a-half days of activities and education, including presentations from industry thought-leaders to discuss key trends and issues within the driven pile industry with those who rely on information and technology to improve the industry and their business.

The Annual Conference also provides a host of networking opportunities, including special events and award presentations taking place exclusively in and around the Exhibit Hall, Attendee Lounges and more, which allows suppliers, manufacturers, service providers and other pile foundation vendors to display their products and services to an influential group of driven pile industry buyers and decision-makers.

Now in its 22nd year, this annual gathering of over 250 professionals from industry, private business, government and academia continues to highlight the growth of the driven pile community, along with the continued success of PDCA and our members.

SPONSOR BENEFITS:

Held in a different city each year throughout the U.S., this event is the perfect opportunity for companies and organizations to reach customers, prospective employees and industry partners, firms, execs and business owners. PDCA offers a variety of advertising opportunities for companies to reach this targeted group of practitioners and all those committed to the practice of promoting excellence within the driven pile profession.

  • Shine a spotlight on your company
  • Increase your brand’s awareness before, during and after the event
  • Reinforce your message to key influencers
  • Gain visibility with a highly specialized target market of decision makers
  • Drive business and develop relationships
  • Position your organization as a thought leader
  • Connect face-to-face with qualified customers

The tradition of featuring PDCA Annual Conference Sponsors in a highly visible, consistent and professional manner throughout the conference will be continued with even further emphasis in 2019.

AS A SPONSOR YOU RECEIVE:

  • Sponsorship on-site signage
  • Logo on annual conference marketing materials
  • Recognition as a key supporter of PDCA and of the 2019 ExPEERience conference
  • Recognition in the PDCA e-letter, PileDriver magazine and social media promotions
  • Logo on conference website
  • Recognition as a leader in the industry

SIGN UP TODAY!

Please contact Kathy Harper, Manager of Education & Events, at 904-215-4771 or kathy@piledrivers.org, for any questions regarding sponsorship opportunities. Don’t see the sponsorship that is right for you? Connect with PDCA to create a personalized sponsorship that supports your company’s goals.

  • MARQUIS SPONSORSHIP – $7,500

    Includes: Premium placement of logo on conference signage including Exhibit Hall Entrance Unit; Full-page advertisement in on-site conference program; Conference bag insert/item; Mobile app featured logo, banner ad and push notification; Hyperlink included on the conference website.

    Choice of ONE of the following (2) “Social Scenes” positioned in our highly visible, high-traffic and interactive Exhibit Hall and entrance areas. These opportunities will add exposure for your company with additional custom logo displays and floor decals.

    • “Tech-Out” – 1: Encourage peer-to-peer networking or take a break for a quick re-charge with mobile charging stations, and stand-up tables and stools.
    • “Game-On” – 1: Challenge yourself and others and bring your best “Game on!” Encourage peer-to-peer networking and fun with giant interactive games.
  • DIAMOND SPONSORSHIP – $5,000

    Includes: Premium placement of logo on conference signage including Exhibit Hall Entrance Unit; Full-page advertisement in on-site conference program; Conference bag insert/item; Mobile app featured logo and banner ad; Hyperlink included on the conference website.

    Choice of ONE of the following (includes wall or floor decal, or signage, and introduction):

    • Opening Reception (Wednesday Night – 1): Host the “Street-Food Style” (*subject to change) conference kick-off reception in the Exhibit Hall and put your company in the center of a premiere setting with your peers and lively conversations (napkins and other promotional material may be provided by you).
    • Project of the Year Awards Program & Luncheon (Thursday Afternoon – 1): An important part of PDCA and one of our most highly anticipated events! Sponsorship includes company recognition in POY advertising and PileDriver magazine, video feature in the POY video and participation in the POY awards presentation during the awards luncheon. A one-page material display or promo item may be provided by you on each table.
    • Annual Awards Dinner & Entertainment (Thursday Night – 1): Join us for a night of “Fiesta Carnival” (*subject to change) including networking, great conversation, inspiring stories and the annual PDCA awards programming. Connect with fellow members, guests and your industry peers for an enjoyable and memorable evening of food, fun and great entertainment.
    • Exhibitor’s Luncheon (Friday Afternoon – 2): Let your company be the last name your peers and conference attendees see before they head home. Sponsorship includes a networking buffet lunch in the Exhibit Hall with your company highlighted.
    • Choice of ONE of the following: Conference Wi-Fi, Audio Visual OR Mobile App – 3 (all include Push Notification): What a better way to get your name out there that to have people staring at it all day? Your company’s logo will be featured throughout the Conference and Exhibit Hall.
  • GOLD SPONSORSHIP – $3,500

    Includes: Placement of logo on conference signage including Exhibit Hall Entrance Unit; Full-page advertisement in on-site conference program OR Mobile app featured logo and Logo on conference website.

    Choice of ONE of the following:

    • Registration Welcome Refreshments (Wednesday – 1): Let your company be the first name conference attendees see as they register on-site. Sponsorship includes signage, materials display or napkins (provided by you) and welcome drink.
    • 9th Annual PDCA Educational Outreach Fundraiser – Golf Tournament – Tranquilo Golf Course at Four Seasons Resort (Wednesday Morning – 1): Golfer or not, here’s your chance to highlight your company at our golfer’s tournament and luncheon along with custom polo-shirts co-branded with your company logo and PDCA.
    • Reception Specialty Bar (Wednesday and Thursday Nights – 2): Sure to be one of our most sought after sponsorship items featured in the Expo Hall at both the Opening Reception and Annual Awards Reception! Sponsorship includes a specialty cocktail bar and drink (napkins may be provided by you).
    • Refreshment Breaks (Thursday and Friday – 3): Directly engage with attendees as they unwind and interact during designated networking and refreshment breaks in the Exhibit Hall, branded with your company logo (napkins may be provided by you).
    • After Hours Hospitality Suite (Wednesday OR Thursday Nights – 2): Sponsor an extraordinary Four Seasons “Grand Suite” for an after-hours Meet ’n’ Greet to continue the conversation and mix and mingle with your peers. Invited guests, food and beverage selections and any additional items will be at the expense of the sponsor. (Sponsorship must be confirmed and paid by 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019; sponsor will work with PDCA/Four Seasons to coordinate final details).
  • SILVER SPONSORSHIPS – $2,500

    Includes: Placement of logo on conference signage including Exhibit Hall Entrance Unit, Half-page advertisement in on-site conference program, Mobile app featured logo and Logo on conference website.

    Choice of ONE of the following:

    • Annual Awards Cocktail Reception (Thursday Night – 1): Sponsor a one-hour reception prior to the Annual Awards Dinner with hosted bars, hors d’oeuvres and your company logo highlighted.
    • Exhibit Hall Breakfasts (Thursday and Friday Mornings – 4): Your company will be the exclusive sponsor for the most important meal of the day! Kick everyone’s day off to a great start in a great way!
    • Social Survival Kit – 1: 2019 ExPEERience attendees work hard and play even harder! The survival kit is sure to be one of the most awesome giveaways to be received at the conference. Help attendees get through the day after a night of fun with all the essentials branded with your company logo!
    • Photo Booth (Wednesday and Thursday Nights – 2): Make an entrance and spotlight your company with signage and what’s sure to be a fun time.
    • Conference Notebook – 1: Given to each attendee, the official conference notebook branded with your company logo as your peer’s jot down their notes, innovations and solutions. Position your company as a thought leader every time attendees go to write or review their own big ideas.
    • Companion’s Program (Thursday and Friday – 2): Sponsor a PDCA tradition as your guests are sure to enjoy relaxing and fun-filled days with exclusive companions on-site activities planned at the Four Seasons Resort. Registration includes Opening Reception & Annual Awards Reception & Dinner. Your sponsorship includes YOUR COMPANION’S registration.
    • Choice of ONE of the following – 3 (printed with company name and logo): Make a statement, be seen, and connect all day – every day, directly with each attendee. Hotel Guest Room Key Cards, Name Badge Lanyards, Exhibit Hall Bags (bags can also be provided by you).
  • BRONZE SPONSORSHIPS – $1,500

    Includes: Placement of logo on conference signage including Exhibit Hall Entrance Unit, Half-page advertisement in on-site conference program, Mobile app featured logo and Logo on conference website.

    Choice of ONE of the following:

    • 9th Annual PDCA Educational Outreach Fundraiser – Golf Tournament “Beverage Cart” (Wednesday Afternoon – 1): Cheers to you and the PDCA Educational Outreach Fund! Your company logo will be front and center as attendees enjoy a beverage while play championship golf on Wednesday morning at Tranquilo Golf Course at Four Seasons Resort.
    • 2019 ExPEERience Beverage Holder – 1: Help keep your peers hydrated during their stay in sunny Orlando! Be the exclusive sponsor of the PDCA 2019 ExPEERience beverage container. This highly visible sponsorship will ensure your brand gets in the hands of each attendee.
    • Branded USB – 1: Increase awareness of your company the economical way. Help each 2019 ExPEERience attendee save their work by sponsoring a USB flash drive. Your brand will continue to pop as they use the drive long after the conference ends (can also be provided by you directly).
    • Conference Keynote Introductions (Thursday and Friday – 3): Position your company and your brand front and center during PDCA 2019 ExPEERience’s most highly attended sessions. Our keynotes will bring together the entirety of PDCA’s audiences with a national perspective.
    • Students (Unlimited): Build longevity and continuity into the future of PDCA by furthering educational opportunities for students. Through PDCA’s Educational Outreach, PDCA will work with universities to select students to support their participation in the 2019 ExPEERience conference. The sponsorship is intended to develop and promote those up and coming in the driven pile industry.

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