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Sponsorship Opportunities

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A sponsorship is a cost-effective way to reach a new audience at steel’s premier technology event for 2017.
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Foundation Golf Classic Sponsorship Opportunities

The AIST Foundation Golf Classic takes place every year at AISTech to help raise funds to support the next generation of the iron and steel industry. By sponsoring the AIST Foundation Golf Classic, companies provide their endorsement for the AIST Foundation’s mission: to ensure the iron and steel industry of tomorrow will have a sufficient number of qualified professionals.  
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AISTech Sponsorship Opportunities

In addition to what is listed below: All sponsorships include company logo on a sponsorship sign placed in the registration area, company name in a slideshow presentation at the AIST President’s Award Breakfast, and recognition on the sponsorship page of AISTech.org, in the May Show Issue and in the August post-conference issue of Iron & Steel Technology.


GLOBAL EVENT SPONSOR

2 1 available at TBD

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo on all major event signage, including Exhibit Hall entrance
• Recognition as global event sponsor on AISTech 2017 website, e-blast promotions and plenary event
  PowerPoint presentations
• Recognition at President’s Award Breakfast, Town Hall Forum, and President’s Reception
• Sponsorship of Monday's Welcome Reception
• Unlimited passes for the Exhibit Hall
• Ten AIST memberships for 2017 (new members only)
• Exhibit Hall booth
• Full-page color ad in show issues (March, April, May) and post-show issue (August) of Iron & Steel  Technology
• Full-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Additional items for a complete marketing campaign, including a video display near entrance


PRESIDENT'S AWARD BREAKFAST

5 2 available at US$15,000

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo or name on all President’s Award Breakfast signage, including the breakfast program and
  the slideshow presentation prominently displayed on two large video screens
• Company logo on breakfast tickets
• Verbal acknowledgment from the AIST president at the conclusion of the event
• Tickets for one table of 10 at the breakfast
• Two registrations to attend the AISTech technical conference, including the Town Hall Forum
• Full-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Five AIST memberships for 2017 (new members only)


PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION SPONSORSHIP

5 1 available at US$15,000

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo or name on all President’s Reception signage
• Introduction as a sponsor at the President’s Reception
• Cocktail napkins with logo
• Name recognition on the event program
• Two invitations (including spouses) to attend the reception
• Two registrations to attend the AISTech technical conference, including the Town Hall Forum
• Full-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Five AIST memberships for 2017 (new members only)


VEHICLE GIVEAWAY FEATURE

Unlimited at US$1,000 each
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Sponsorship Includes:
• Company logo on backdrop
• Company logo on AISTech 2017 website and in Iron & Steel Technology


MONDAY WELCOME RECEPTION

0 available at US$3,500

Sponsors:

 

 

Sponsorship includes:
• B&W company logo on the napkins
• Premium signage at reception
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


TOWN HALL FORUM COFFEE SERVICE

3 available at US$3,500

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company name or logo on the signage at the coffee service location
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Table to supply logoed cups as giveaways (optional)


TOWN HALL FORUM LUNCH

6 2 available at US$3,500

Sponsors:

 

 

Sponsorship includes:
• B&W company logo on the napkins at lunch stations
• Signage on lunch tables
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


TOWN HALL FORUM

 0 available at US$3,500

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Signage and recognition at the Town Hall Forum
• Inclusion of one15-second commercial message in the PowerPoint presentation before the event


AISTech 2017 WiFi

2 available at US$5,000 each

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo on initial web page viewed by all AISTech attendees accessing WiFi at the Music City Convention Center.
• AISTech 2017 is expected to attract nearly 8,000 attendees from every level of the steel industry.
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


AISTech DAILY EMAIL SPONSOR

2 available at US$5,000 each

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Linked company logo on two AISTech Daily HTMLs.  Two packages are available:  Sunday/Tuesday or   
Monday/Wednesday releases.  The packages are exclusive; only one company per package.
• Introduced in 2016, the AISTech Daily HTMLs provide a recap of the day’s events and highlight the upcoming 
programming and activities. The emails are sent to over 25K steel-related contacts. The 2016 AISTech Daily
HTMLs had consistently high open rates.
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees        


ESCALATOR CLINGS

30 19 Single-Sided available at US$500 each

Sponsors:

 

 

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo or information on one side of the escalator cling (39.25” x 7.125”)
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COLUMN WRAPS

3 1 available at US$2,500 EACH

Sponsors:

 

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo on vinyl column wrap located in the registration area (113”x115”)


FLOOR CLINGS

3-PACK Floor Clings available at US$1,000 EACH

Sponsors:
 

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo on floor clings – one cling located on each of the first three floors of the convention center.
• Diameter of cling is 36”x36”, with a .25” edge (no bleed).
AISTech logo will appear at the bottom of each cling.
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BEAN BAG TOSS FEATURE AND DRONE GIVEAWAY

1 0 available at US$5,000

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:

• Company name or logo on signage at the feature
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Company logo on the sign hung directly above the feature
• Giveaway item (Drone)
• Eight-foot table to display marketing materials


ON-SITE PROGRAM

1  0 available at US$7,500

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo on the front cover of the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees 
• Full-page 4-color ad on the back cover of the On-Site Program


ON-SITE PROGRAM BOOKMARK

1 0 available at US$2,500

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• 4-color ad on the front and back of a 2 x 9-inch perforated bookmark in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


EXHIBITOR GUIDE

1 0 available at US$4,000

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company name or logo on the front and back of the Exhibitor Guide distributed to all conference 
  attendees


HOTEL ROOM KEYCARDS

3 1 available at US$5,000

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo and message on hotel room keycards
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


AIST SERVICE CENTER INTERNET CAFÉ AND SURFACE PRO 4 TABLET GIVEAWAY

1 0 available at US$7,500

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo featured on the desktop screens of PCs with Internet and email access
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Surface Pro4 Book giveaway
• Eight-foot table to display marketing materials


BOCCE BALL FEATURE AND iPAD & $500 BEST BUY GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY

1 0 available at US$7,500

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company name and logo on signage at the feature
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Company logo on the sign hung directly above the feature
• iPAD & $500 Best Buy Gift Card giveaway
• Eight-foot table to display marketing materials


MASSAGE FEATURE AND LARGE-SCREEN TV GIVEAWAY

1 0 available at US$5,000

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company name or logo on signage at the feature
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Company logo on the sign hung directly above the feature
• Large-screen TV giveaway
• Display of company’s new products and services on the TV
• Eight-foot table to display marketing materials


PUTTING CONTEST FEATURE AND GOLF CLUBS AND BAG GIVEAWAY

1 0 available at US$5,000

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company name or logo on signage at the feature
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees
• Company logo on the sign hung directly above the feature
• Golf clubs and bag giveaway
• Daily putting contests for a chance to win a putter
• Eight-foot table to display marketing materials


PENS

1 0 available at US$4,000

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company-supplied pens staged at all registration tables for attendee use (AISTech Show Management 
  must approve pens prior to distribution)
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


EVENT BAGS

1 0 available at US$4,000

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company-supplied bags (no plastic) placed in the AISTech registration area for attendee utilization
  (AISTech Show Management must approve bags prior to distribution)
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


LANYARDS

1 0 available at US$4,000

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company-supplied lanyards placed at the AISTech registration counter for attendee utilization (AISTech
  Show Management must approve lanyards prior to distribution)
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


ONLINE REGISTRATION PAGE

2 available at US$3,500 per position

Sponsors:

Sponsorship includes:
• Top Position sponsorship includes company banner at the top of six online registration pages and the
   AISTech.org registration home page
• Bottom Position sponsorship includes company banner at the bottom of six online registration pages and the AISTech.org registration home page


ONLINE FLOOR PLAN BANNER ADS

3 0 available at US$2,000

Sponsors:
 

Sponsorship includes:
• Company banner ad placed at the bottom of the online floor plan
• Company logo placed on the floor plan page of Iron & Steel Technology


AISTECH 2017 SMARTPHONE APP

1 0 available at US$7,500

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo on the home page of the smartphone app, with exposure prior to and during AISTech 2016
   – App will be available on AIST.org, AISTech.org and numerous marketing pieces
   – Available for IOS and Android only
   – Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees


PLANT TOUR AND COFFEE

2 available at US$3,000 per tour

Sponsors:

Nucor Steel Decatur Plant Tour:

Gerdau Fabrication Plant Tour:

 

Sponsorship includes:
• Coffee station from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on the day of tour
• Eight-foot table for promotional brochures (sponsor can provide logoed cups)
• Signage at bus area and on bus
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site Program distributed to all conference attendees

Plant Tours:
1. Nucor Steel Decatur - SOLD OUT
2. Bridgestone LaVergne
3. Bridgestone Warren
4. Gerdau Fabrication


AIRPORT SHUTTLE/BAGGAGE CHECK AREA

2 0 available at US$4,000

Sponsors:

• Shuttle will be available Wednesday, 10 May
• Baggage Check will be available Monday – Wednesday

Sponsorship includes:
• Eight-foot table for your promotional brochures
• Company name and logo signage in specific areas
• Half-page B&W ad in the On-Site program distributed to all conference attendees
• Signage on bus


AISTech ONLINE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

1 0 available at US$3,500

Sponsor:

Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo on access code card distributed to all Technology Conference registrants
• Banner ad on the Online AISTech 2017 Conference Proceedings websit


AISLE SIGNAGE

24 12 available at US$2,500 per aisle
Sponsorship includes:
• Company logo on the bottom of selected aisle sign

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