September 17-19, 2019
Kentucky International Convention Center | Louisville KY
221 S 4th St. Louisville, KY 40202
Sponsor levels are determined by the amount of the item or combination of items that you elect to purchase that are detailed below. Any of these sponsor opportunities can be bundled together to reach a specific sponsor level. Conference sponsorship items CAN be combined with golf sponsorship items to achieve a specific sponsor level.
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Held the opening day of the conference, this event features two complimentary drink tickets for registered attendees, hors d 'oeuvres, and entertainment. The sponsor may provide signage suitable for hanging in the reception area. A spokesperson from your organization may also speak briefly during the event. You will receive additional recognition for the event on the conference website, as well as in the Conference Guide. Your logo will be placed on event signage displayed during the event. You may also provide corporate give-a-ways to each attendee. We will work with you to make it a truly special evening - with great corporate visibility!
HCC will host, facilitate and staff a hospitality suite after the opening welcome reception has concluded. This is an excellent networking opportunity, all conference registrants are invited to relax, visit with their peers, and enjoy refreshments. The suite sponsor will receive signage in the suite, recognition in the conference program and the ability to meet, greet and network with the participants in the suite. The sponsor may even set up a table to display marketing materials and showcase products.
*Please note, hospitality suite hours are dictated & set by the published conference agenda and will not be posted as open before or after the published hours.
Sponsorship of the Wednesday lunch provides special recognition for your company. For this sponsorship level you will receive four complimentary luncheon tickets, and a senior representative from your company will be invited to share in the introduction or thank-you for the luncheon. Additionally, signage in the luncheon area will be prominently displayed. You may also provide corporate give-a-ways for each luncheon attendee on the tables.
Provide portfolios featuring your company’s logo and name that will hold all of the conference print materials and will be distributed with the conference registration packet. Conference attendees will use your portfolio for years to come. The sponsor will be responsible for purchasing portfolios in addition to the cost of sponsorship.
High visibility! Place your company logo on nametag holders that will be worn by each conference attendee for the duration of the conference. HCC conference management will work with the sponsor to select the badges. HCC will produce the badges and will be responsible for the purchase of the badges.
High Visibility! The tote bags, carried by everyone at the event, will have the conference logo in addition to the sponsor's logo printed on them. The totes are sized to carry the HCC conference materials, items donated by sponsors, etc. HCC conference management will work with the sponsor to select the conference tote bags. HCC will produce the tote bags and will be responsible for the purchase of the tote bags.
Be the first to welcome attendees to the Expo Hall by sponsoring drink and hors d'oeuvres at the opening reception held on Wednesday afternoon at the Kentucky International Convention Center. For this sponsorship level you will receive four complimentary expo hall passes, and a senior representative from your company will be allowed to welcome attendees over the PA system. Additionally, signage in the expo hall will be prominently displayed with your company logo. You may also provide corporate give-a-ways to each expo hall attendee.
The Thursday lunch is held in the exhibit hall and features high visibility for your organization. As the single sponsor of the lunch, you may provide signage suitable for placement in the dining area as well as giveaway items on the tables for the attendees. A spokesperson from your organization may welcome attendees over the PA system and invite them to your booth (if applicable).
What better way to welcome each conference attendee after a long day of travel than with refreshments and perhaps a commemorative item with your logo! Help kick off the conference with a bang and set the tone of the rest of the event. HCC will provide a two drink ticket allotment for each attendee that checks in at registration.
Exclusive sponsorship of a Keynote Session will provide your company extraordinary visibility during the highly promoted presentation. You’ll receive all the benefits of a Gold Sponsor, in addition to the benefits of this sponsorship. Prominent signage promoting your company will be displayed throughout the keynote session and a company representative will be able to welcome the audience and introduce the keynote speaker. The sponsor will also have the option of providing give-a-way items to be placed on the session tables inside the general session room. Additional recognition will be provided on the conference web site, as well as in the conference guide. Please note – HCC is responsible for selecting the speaker for this presentation.
Each morning of the conference will start with a special breakfast for registered conference attendees. As the single sponsor of a morning breakfast, the sponsor may provide give-a-way items that will be placed strategically in the break area.
Three 1-hour time slots during the conference are available to let you demonstrate your products or services directly to the attendees in a private area. Demonstrations will be highlighted in the conference program. Sign up early to reserve one of only three available showcases! Additional audiovisual/multimedia expenses outside of the standard AV set up are the responsibility of the sponsor – the conference service and/or audiovisual contractors can provide most special demonstration needs. (Note: Based on feedback from conference participants, attendees want to see your products or services demonstrated in the session - these sessions should not be used for general corporate marketing.)
The Wednesday night evening entertainment event is one of the most popular and well attended events of the conference. Hosted this year at Fourth Street Live, a premier dining and entertainment destination in Downtown Louisville, the event includes heavy hors d 'oeuvres, two complimentary drink tickets and entertainment for registered attendees and HCC sponsors. Additional drink tickets may be purchased by the sponsor for distribution at the event. As the sponsor of the event you may provide signage suitable for display throughout the event area. A spokesperson from your organization may speak briefly during the event. You will receive additional recognition for the event on the conference website, as well as in the Conference Guide. Your logo will be printed on all schedules showing Wednesday night's entertainment. In addition, your logo will be placed on event signage displayed during the event. You may also provide corporate give-a-ways to each attendee.
Sponsorship of one general session provides unique recognition of your company. You will receive additional recognition for the event on the conference website, as well as in the Conference Guide. In addition, your logo will be placed on event signage displayed during the event. You may also provide corporate give-a-ways to each attendee. Your company logo will be featured in all pre-conference marketing materials promoting the general session.
Your company will receive one of the highest levels of recognition as the conference audiovisual provider. What better way to get your name out there then to have people staring at it all day as they listen to the educational sessions? Each session is provided an audiovisual package, including screen, lectern and microphone. Your company's logo will be placed on signage that will be placed in the breakout session rooms and the general session room.
HCC is excited to offer this unique sponsor opportunity for this year's conference. On average, hotel guests look at their room keys at least 10 times a day! What better way to get your name in front of the conference attendees by having your logo on one of the most important items they will carry with them for the duration conference? HCC management will work with the sponsor to produce the keycards and will be responsible for the purchase of the cards.
Every HCC attendee will begin their experience at the Registration Center, and most return throughout the conference for questions, messages, meetings, etc. So what better place for your logo than on at this nexus of activity? Leverage your exposure by having your company logo prominently placed at the most highly-traveled conference area.
Welcome each conference attendee with an exclusive gift from your company - your thoughtful gift (and company logo!) will be the first thing they receive when they check-in at registration! Sponsor is responsible for cost and selection of gifts. Sponsor must deliver items to the hotel within one week of the event.
*These sponsorships have additional associated costs.
Every conference attendee needs to know where they need to be at what time so what better place for your logo then on our handy schedule-at-a-glance? Leverage your exposure by having your company logo prominently placed on the one item our attendees will reference multiple times during a day during the event.
Sponsorship of the educational tracks allows HCC to provide exceptional quality continuing education training to its attendees at very affordable rates. Sponsors will receive additional acknowledgment on the conference web site and in the Conference Guide. Additionally, sponsors will be recognized during introductions of the speakers in their respective educational tracks. Sponsors of the tracks my place giveaway items on the tables in the breakout session rooms as well as set up a table in the room or just outside of the room (as space permits) to display their marketing materials and showcase products.
What could be a better way to capture the attention of our conference attendees than to provide a special gift on their beds before they doze off at night? Two opportunities (Tuesday or Wednesday night) are available. Sponsor is responsible for cost of sponsorship, purchasing and selection of gifts, as well as hotel delivery cost (sponsor will be invoiced after the conference concludes). Sponsor must deliver items to the hotel within one week of the event.
Wednesday, September 18 (AM Break)
Wednesday, September 18 (PM Break)
Thursday, September 19 (AM Break)
Attendees need the chance to stop, rest, and refuel. Provide your company with exposure at one of the well-attended refreshment breaks. These events allow attendees and exhibitors the opportunity to gather and network in a social atmosphere. Sponsors may select which break they would like to sponsor on a first-come, first-served basis. If requested, your company will be given a table to set near the break area which you can use to display products, marketing materials, etc. Additionally, signage featuring the sponsor logo will be placed strategically in the break area.
Three sponsors may supply each conference attendee with a small commemorative give-a-way in the conference tote bags that they receive at registration. HCC will be responsible for purchase and delivery of items. The sponsor will approve the gift before purchase. Five opportunities are available.
Be one of the first to welcome HCC participants with your company’s customized insert in the conference packets. Make the most of this early opportunity to invite participants to your sponsored event or demonstration! Sponsors are responsible for cost of sponsorship in addition to costs for producing inserts and delivery to HCC one month prior to the conference. Limited to conference sponsors, one insert per sponsor please.
Banner featuring the event sponsor's logo; logo featured on all golf marketing materials; company logo listed on website; company name and sponsorship level announced at awards ceremony; the opportunity to have a table in the Pavilion to give away goodies, water, give-aways, etc; the opportunity to introduce your company/services to the audience. Additionally, the Title Sponsor will receive two complimentary 4-somes for the tournament.
Sponsorship includes company logo included on all signage at event (including hole sponsor signs), company logo listed on website, company name and sponsorship level announced at awards ceremony. Sponsors may provide small items for the player's bags. Additionally, the Sign Sponsor will receive one complimentary 4-some for the tournament.
Signage featuring the sponsor's logo will be prominently displayed during the lunch. The sponsor's logo will be listed on the website. A spokesperson from your organization may speak briefly during the luncheon. The lunch sponsor will be recognized and announced at the awards ceremony. The lunch sponsor may provide small items for the player's bags. Additionally, the lunch sponsor will receive one complimentary 4-some for the tournament.
High Visibility! Sponsor will receive signage posted on the carts, company logo on the website, and special mention during the awards ceremony following the tournament. Sponsors may provide small items for the player's bags. Additionally, the beverage cart sponsor will receive one complimentary 4-some for the tournament.
Sponsors will receive signage at the hole they are sponsoring and special mention during the golf luncheon, along with their logo on the website. Signage featuring all the hole sponsor logos will be prominently displayed in the registration area and meal function space for the tournament. Sponsors may also consider providing give-a-ways of some type as participants play through the hole. Additionally, the hole sponsor will receive one complimentary 4-some for the tournament.