Become a Sponsor
NSGC's 40th Annual Conference

September 22-26, 2021 | New Orleans, LA | New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center  
Earn additional status and benefits through sponsorship & advertising opportunities
ANNOUNCEMENT
Contract by March 30 and get 2 extra priority points.
Contract by April 30 and get 1 extra priority point.

Space selection will be scheduled for mid-May.
Sign up now to ensure you are able to select your space.
As your sponsorship spend increases, so do your benefits! 
NSGC's 40th Annual Conference sponsorship opportunities are designed to increase your company’s exposure and grow lead generation at the event. By taking advantage of these sponsorship opportunities you are automatically enrolled in our sponsorship tier program. Each tier provides additional benefits to our partners based on overall Annual Conference sponsorship spend. For more information on sponsorship levels, opportunities, or custom packages, please contact Emily Marxer at emarxer@nsgc.org or 312.673.5502.
Interested in Year-Round Sponsorship Opportunities? 
The NSGC Premier Sponsorship program is designed to maximize your visibility to our audience of Genetic Counselors on a year-round basis. Click here to learn more.
Sponsorship Tiers & Benefits:
Please Note: Booth purchase is excluded from the total dollar spend amount used to determine sponsor level. Program book recognition will be fulfilled for all contracts confirmed by June 25, 2021.
  Diamond Platinum Gold Silver General  
Sponsorship Spend
Custom
$30,000+
$15,000 +
$8,500+
$1 - $8,499
 
 
 
Sponsor ribbons/tags for company personnel manning exhibit booths
X
X
X
X
X
 
 
 
Logo recognition on signage
X
X
X
X
X
 
 
 
Logo recognition in Program Book (must be contracted by June 25, 2021)
X
X
X
X
X
 
 
 
Logo recognition and acknowledgment during plenary sessions
X
X
X
X
X
 
 
 
Logo recognition in mobile app and online
X
X
X
X
X
 
 
 
Number of priority points toward space selection
Custom
3
2
1
 
 
 
 
Number of sponsored meal session priority points
Custom
3
2
1
 
 
 
 
Number of complimentary full conference registrations
Custom
3
2
1
 
 
 
 
Sponsorship & Advertising
Opportunities
Branding - Digital     |     Branding - Attendee Swag*     |     Engagement     |     Networking     |     Education
Branding - Signage     |     Branding - Venue     |     Advertising     
Branding Opportunities - Digital
Branding opportunities at the NSGC 40th Annual Conference are built to maximize brand exposure before, during, and after the conference – increasing your brand equity and keeping your company top of mind with these digital opportunities.
*All items are subject to NSGC approval, to include company logo and NSGC logo.

Conference WiFi - $15,000 (Exclusive)  SOLD OUT

Be recognized as the exclusive wireless sponsor at the conference for all meeting space and common areas. Receive  recognition in the Program Book, onsite signage and the network name (if applicable at venue). Network name and  password approval pending NSGC review. In the event that the conference is fully virtual, you will be recognized as a supporter of the conference platform which includes recognition on the platform and in pre-conference marketing materials.

Pre-Plenary Video SOLD OUT
Exclusive Sponsor - $10,000
Per day - $5,000 (Limited Availability)

Promote your company with a short video that runs within 5 minutes prior to all sessions taking place in the plenary  session room as attendees enter and is repeated as they depart. Video will run on monitors just outside of the plenary session room. Showcase your company with this fun and interactive  sponsorship. Video subject to review and approval by NSGC. In the event that the conference is fully virtual, this sponsorship will convert to a pop-up video within the platform lasting for (1) day or throughout the main conference days.
Deadline to participate: July 15, 2021.



Twitter Wall - $8,000 (Exclusive)

In 2021, NSGC estimates over 8,000 tweets will be sent using the #NSGC21 conference hashtag. Join in the conversation  on Twitter by sponsoring two (2) Twitter walls at the conference – one in NSGCentral and one within the meeting space. Your  logo will be displayed with all Twitter walls and widgets in both the in-person, live event and in the virtual platform.

Mobile App Splash Page Sponsor - $7,500 SOLD OUT

Gain valuable exposure for your brand by sponsoring the mobile app splash page. The NSGC app is downloaded by  attendees and exhibitors to find the agenda, session and speaker descriptions, and all other vital info for the conference.  Your logo will be featured on the opening page in additional to a rotating banner ad (rotating banner ads are non-exclusive).

Mobile App Advertising - $2,500 (3 1 Available)

NSGC 40th Annual Conference information right at your fingertips! NSGC offers a free, downloadable mobile app to provide an  enhanced experience for attendees with detailed schedules, session descriptions, Exhibitor Suite details, and more. In  2021, NSGC estimates over 2,700 downloads. Have your banner ad rotate at the top or bottom of the app and link to your  company’s website. Banner ad subject to approval by NSGC.

Mobile App Push Notifications - $2,000 (Limited Availability)

Reach conference attendees on their mobile devices directly! Connect with attendees by sending a mobile app push  notification directly to their phone and tablets. In 2021, NSGC estimates over 2,700 downloads. Your company creates  a message of up to 140 characters and NSGC will push this out to attendees. Messages will reach those who have downloaded the app. Content of message subject to NSGC approval and will be sent at time mutually agreed upon with  NSGC. Final decision on release of this message is at the discretion of show management. Not available for promotion of  sponsored meal sessions.

Session Transcription - $15,000 (4 Available)

Help everyone to enjoy NSGC’s education sessions! Sponsor live transcription services to provide closed captioning service for all education sessions. Sponsor will be recognized in the opening session and featured throughout the virtual platform.

Branding Opportunities - Attendee Swag*
*In-Person Audience is all onsite attendees, Virtual Audience is the first 1,500 non-exhibitor attendees registered for the online conference experience, and Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences includes all onsite and the first 1,500 virtual non-exhibitor attendees.
Registration Bags - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences $8,500 + Expenses (Exclusive)  SOLD OUT
In-Person Audience Only - $6,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)  SOLD OUT
Virtual Audience Only - $6,000 + Expenses (Exclusive) SOLD OUT

Market your company directly to attendees by sponsoring the conference registration bags. Co-branded registration bags will be distributed to all attendees upon checking in at registration. Sponsor also receives one (1)  complimentary insert. 
Sponsor provides registration bags; subject to NSGC approval, to include company logo and NSGC logo.

Sports Bottles - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $8,500 + Expenses (Exclusive) 
In-Person Audience Only - $6,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $6,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

“Go Green” and supply each of the conference attendees with a reusable sports bottle. The sports bottle will be  distributed with the attendee conference registration bags and pairs well with the Hydration Station Sponsorship  opportunity. Sponsor provides sports bottle; subject to NSGC approval, to include company logo and NSGC logo.  Registration bags will be mailed to virtual attendees upon request.

Apparel Sponsorship - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $8,500 + Expenses (Exclusive)
In-Person Audience Only - $6,000 + Expenses (Exclusive) 
Virtual Audience Only - $6,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Take advantage of this exclusive sponsorship opportunity. Market your company directly to attendees by sponsoring the  official NSGC 40th Annual Conference Apparel. Provide a shirt, hat or sweatshirt to all attendees co-branded with the NSGC  40th Annual Conference logo. Sponsor provides apparel item; subject to NSGC approval, to include company logo and NSGC 40th Annual Conference logo.

Notepads - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences =- $7,000 + Expenses (Exclusive) SOLD OUT
In-Person Audience Only - $5,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $5,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Provide attendees with a place to take notes by providing the NSGC conference notepads. Notepads will be distributed at  registration to all attendees with their materials for continuous recognition. Sponsor provides notepads; subject to NSGC  approval, to include company logo and NSGC logo.

Technology Sanitation Wipes - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $5,600 + Expenses (Exclusive)
In-Person Audience Only - $4,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $4,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Provide attendees with a way to keep their most-used items clean and sanitized with technology sanitation wipes. Wipe packets will be distributed at registration to all attendees with their materials, for continuous recognition. Sponsor  provides wipes, branded with company and NSGC logo, subject to NSGC approval.

Blue Light Glasses - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $4,900 + Expenses (Exclusive) 
In-Person Audience Only - $3,500 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $3,500 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Keep your brand right in front of attendee’s noses with a pair of blue light glasses. Production and shipping costs to NSGC are the responsibility of sponsor. NSGC covers collation and distribution costs. 

Post-It® Notes - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $4,200 + Expenses (Exclusive)
In-Person Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Maximize your company’s brand presence by sponsoring Post-It® Notes printed with your company logo or sales  message. Sponsor provides Post-It® Notes; subject to NSGC approval, including company logo and NSGC logo.

Hand Lotion - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $4,200 + Expenses (Exclusive)
In-Person Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Nourish attendee’s hands after frequent hand washing with travel-sized hand lotion. Lotions will be distributed at  registration to all attendees with their materials, for continuous recognition. Sponsor provides lotions, branded with  company and NSGC logo, subject to NSGC approval.

Hand Sanitizer - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $4,200 + Expenses (Exclusive)
In-Person Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Help keep attendees safe while on the go by providing travel-size hand sanitizers printed with your company logo and/  or message. Sanitizers will be distributed at registration to all attendees with their materials, for continuous recognition.  Sponsor provides hand sanitizer, subject to NSGC approval, including company logo and NSGC logo.

Highlighter/Pen - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences =- $4,200 SOLD OUT
In-Person Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)  SOLD OUT
Virtual Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)  SOLD OUT

Be the highlight of attendees’ notes during the conference! Receive maximum exposure as attendees are sure to use the  highlighters/pens throughout the event and beyond. The highlighters/pens will be distributed with registration materials.  Subject to NSGC approval, the sponsor provides highlighter/pen to include company logo and NSGC logo.

In-Session Door Hangers - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $4,200 + Expenses (Exclusive)
In-Person Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $3,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Help attendees stay engaged with in-session door hangers. Sponsor provides door hangers, branded with company and NSGC logo, subject to NSGC approval.

Registration Bag Insert - Both In-Person + Virtual Audiences - $3,500 + Expenses (8 Available)
In-Person Audience Only - $2,500 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Virtual Audience Only - $2,500 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Place your company’s one-page promotional material inside the bags that attendees carry throughout the  conference. Sponsor must provide materials. NSGC will confirm final quantity. Content subject to NSGC approval.

Lanyards - In-Person Only - $6,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
Place your company’s logo on conference lanyards worn by all conference attendees throughout the week! Sponsor  provides lanyards; subject to NSGC approval, to include company logo and NSGC logo.

Badge Insert - In-Person Only - $2,500 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Place your company’s promotional message inside the name badges that attendees wear during the conference onsite. Conference badges are distributed to all attendees at  registration. Copy subject to NSGC approval. Sponsor is responsible for design, production and delivery.

Engagement Opportunities
Engagement opportunities at the NSGC 40th Annual Conference are designed to encourage attendees to associate your brand with meaningful connection and industry support – driving brand awareness and traffic to your booth.
*All items are subject to NSGC approval, to include company logo and NSGC logo.

RARE Science, Inc - RARE Bear Material Sponsorship
$15,000 Exclusive
$10,000 Shared

Partner with NSGC and Rare Science, Inc. for a fun event to support children with rare disease. The RARE Bear Stuff-  and-Sew will take place in the exhibit hall with the goal of creating 100 RARE Bears during the conference! Your logo and acknowledgment of your sponsorship will appear on signage in the exhibit hall at the RARE Science, Inc - RARE Bear booth and on all NSGC materials promoting the event, including emails, signage and slides used to provide  daily updates on progress. Sponsor support is for the materials needed to create the RARE Bears. In-person only for hybrid event. For fully virtual NSGC will provide recognition only.

RARE Bear Sip, Sew, & Ship Support - $3,500 + Expenses (6 Available)

Provide nourishment and encouragement to those volunteering their time in the RARE Bear booth by sponsoring energy  boosting snacks and beverages. Sponsor to select snacks and non-alcoholic beverages from the catering menu to  provide during mutually agreed upon times with NSGC. Sponsors will have the opportunity to provide or distribute  collateral, subject to NSGC approval, at the refreshment stations and signs will be provided in the RARE Bear booth with  all sponsor logos and refreshment times. Sponsor will be responsible for all catering costs of selected items. Sponsors  have the opportunity to sponsor shipping to virtual attendees. Sponsor collateral, subject to NSGC approval, can be  included with the RARE Bear materials. In-person only.

Show Floor Meeting Rooms - $7,500 (3 Available)

Reserve a carpeted meeting room for the duration of the NSGC 40th Annual Conference on the show floor to hold one-on-one or group conversations with attendees about your company and products. Please note that show floor meeting rooms do not include power/electricity or A/V. A virtual meeting room is included with the price of the physical meeting room and can be used at the sponsor’s discretion.

Hydration Station
$7,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)
$5,000 + Expenses (Per Station, 2 Available)

Quench the thirst of NSGC attendees by sponsoring hydration stations throughout the session rooms and Exhibitor Suite.  Feature your logo and branding on the water coolers placed strategically throughout the space. Water cooler design  provided by sponsor and content subject to NSGC approval. In-person only.

Link Lounges - $6,500 + Expenses

Help attendees stay connected and recharge their devices in the Link Lounge. Provide attendees a place to sit and outlets  to charge their devices and stay on top of their new networks. Sponsor to place order for furniture and charging station  with NSGC and will be responsible for associated costs. Sponsors may also distribute collateral at the lounge, subject to  NSGC approval. In-person only. If you have collateral this can be included on the virtual platform (hybrid).

Headshot Lounge - $6,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Help new professionals get on their feet and seasoned professionals update their look by sponsoring a headshot lounge in  the Exhibitor Suite. Sponsor is responsible for contracting photographer(s) and providing makeup artist(s). Additional space  required for lounge must be purchased by sponsor. In-person only.

Hand Sanitizer Dispenser Stations - $6,000 – $8,000 (Contact Sales Rep. for Options)

Displayed in high-traffic areas, show your care for NSGC attendees by sponsoring hand sanitizer stations. Limited to three (3) stations per company with up to twelve (12)  total stations available to ensure visibility of message is maintained. Station  options and cost vary. Design and station selection must be approved by NSGC. Station type and availability may be  limited based on model selected by prior sponsors. In-person only.

Photo Booth - $5,500 (Exclusive) SOLD OUT
 

Drive traffic to your booth by adding a photo booth next to your booth space! This fun and exciting opportunity will have  attendees engaged throughout the conference. Your company will be featured as the exclusive sponsor for the photo  booth, and your logo will be featured on the printed pictures for attendees to remember long after the conference is over!  Additional space required for photo booth must be purchased by sponsor. In-person only.

Job Board Sponsor - $5,000

Promote your company’s logo and name alongside the official NSGC Job Board (in-person, and online). Sponsor can  display promotional literature next to job board along with a premier job listing. Content subject to NSGC approval.

Sponsor a Non-Profit Booth - $1,750 (Limited Availability)
Help a non-profit booth exhibit at NSGC! Due to the unusual circumstances of 2020 and 2021, many organizations are facing reduced funding. Help peers attend NSGC and keep the GC industry connected. Sponsoring company will be recognized in sponsored company’s booth as well as throughout the event venue in dedicated signage.
Networking Opportunities
Networking opportunities at the NSGC 40th Annual Conference are designed to encourage attendees to associate your brand with meaningful connection, wellness, and excitement – driving brand awareness and traffic to your booth.
*All items are subject to NSGC approval, to include company logo and NSGC logo.

Social Networking Function - $15,000 (Limited Availability)

An opportunity to host an official offsite networking function in downtown New Orleans! This will be an informal evening with  hors d’oeuvres at a local restaurant of your choosing. The Social Networking Function will provide a select group of  attendees an opportunity for networking, stimulating conversation, and peer learning. NSGC will promote in the Program Book, mobile app, and in pre-event marketing materials. Sponsor to manage RSVPs on own and responsible for all rental and food and  beverage costs associated with the event. The option for a virtual networking experience is included. Additional costs may apply.
*Tentative Dates: Thursday, September 23 and Friday, September 24

Scholarship Opportunity - $12,000

Providing NSGC members with opportunities to further their practice and professional development is a cornerstone to  our Society. NSGC 40th Annual Conference scholarships will be awarded to applicants who have met the required criteria and have  been selected by the Scholarship Subcommittee. 
Sponsor Benefits:

  • Logo recognition throughout Scholarship Program Materials
  • Thank you sign placed in sponsor booth
  • Recognition during the conference General Session
Contact a sales representative for additional information.

Wellness Activity 
Exclusive - $10,000 + Expenses
Per Break - $3,000  + Expenses

Help NSGC attendee’s stay happy and healthy while attending the NSGC 40th Annual Conference! Sponsor wellness activities such as  chair yoga, meditation sessions, or talks with occupational therapists and dietitians during predetermined breaks in the NSGC conference schedule. NSGC will market the lounge (if sponsored exclusively) or individual wellness sessions in the  Program Book, mobile app, and in a promotional conference email. Sponsor is responsible for booking wellness activity  and costs associated with activity. Activity is subject to prior approval by NSGC. Wellness activity can be streamed, in-  person, or both.

Refreshment Breaks
Exclusive - $7,500 + Expenses 
Per Break - $2,500 + Expenses

Add a healthy food treat for attendees to enjoy at one of the breaks outside the Exhibitor Suite during the conference.  NSGC will provide soft drinks, and the sponsoring company will provide a food option of their choice for 1,000 attendees.  Sponsor is responsible for cost of food and can display promotional literature during Break. Sponsor has the opportunity  to include a small non-alcoholic* refreshment in attendee welcome box. Sponsor is responsible for acquisition, product, and shipping cost. *alcoholic drinks may be redeemed by coupon, alcohol shipped separately based on pre-registered social function

Exhibitor Suite Reception - $7,500 + Expenses (Exclusive)

You have the opportunity to be the exclusive host of a reception in the Exhibitor Suite. Be sure attendees see your logo  on napkins as they enjoy the reception. NSGC will market the reception in the Program Book, the mobile app and in a promotional conference email. Sponsor is required to provide food & beverage for 1,000 attendees. Sponsor can also add  entertainment subject to NSGC approval. The option for a virtual networking experience is included. Additional costs may  apply.

Meeting Room - $7,500 + Expenses (3 Available)

Reserve space in the convention center within NSGC’s conference space to host conversations with attendees about your  company and products. These spaces off the show floor are great for continuing the conversation between educational  sessions and away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor. Rooms are limited! Price based on duration of reservation. A virtual meeting room is included with the  price of the physical meeting room and can be used at the sponsor’s discretion.

In-Booth Wine or Craft Beer Tasting - $6,500 (Limited Availability)

Genetic counselors will appreciate a complimentary refreshment during the reception. Sponsor to select two specialty  wines or three craft beer from the catering menu. A bartender will be there during the reception to pour and answer  questions. Sponsor can scan badges and demo products. Sponsor will have the opportunity to include a small  refreshment in attendee welcome box. Sponsor responsible for acquisition, product, and shipping cost. Note: Restrictions may apply. Not available for Opening Reception.
  • Signage of the wine/craft beer sponsors will be placed on all bars, included: company name and booth number
  • Mobile App alert will be sent at the kick-off of the reception, highlighting the sponsors and booth numbers
  • NSGC to provide 30 bottles of wine or 100 beers, Sponsor will be notified when the limit has been hit. Sponsor can  choose to purchase more wine or beer directly from the center.

First Time Attendee Reception - $5,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

You have the opportunity to be the exclusive host of the First-Time Attendees Reception during the second half of the SIG  Fair, dedicated to first-time attendees and new NSGC members. Be sure attendees see your logo on napkins as they enjoy the reception. NSGC will market the reception in the Program Book, the mobile app and in a promotional conference email. Sponsor is required to provide food & beverage for 1,000 attendees. Sponsor can also add entertainment subject to NSGC approval. The option for a virtual networking experience is included. Additional costs may apply.

Exhibitor Suite Reception Drink Tickets - $5,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Make an impact at NSGC’s reception by sponsoring drink tickets for attendees. Limited to two (2) sponsors. NSGC  produces drink tickets for distribution with registration. Cost of each ticket redeemed is to be paid by the sponsor to NSGC post-event. Company logo to be displayed on bar signage. Sponsor will have the opportunity to include a small non-alcoholic refreshment in attendee welcome box. Sponsor responsible for acquisition, product, and shipping cost. Note restrictions  may apply. *alcoholic drinks may be redeemed by coupon, alcohol shipped separately based on pre-registered social function

Passport to Prizes Program - $1,500 (Limited Availability)

This program drives traffic to booths of participating vendors and generates additional floor traffic throughout the entire Exhibitor Suite. Attendees explore the Exhibitor Suite and have their digital passport “stamped” from each of the  participating exhibitors. All completed entries will be eligible for a prize drawing that will be conducted in the final hours  the Exhibitor Suite is open. Sponsors are required to provide the prize(s) to be awarded.

In-Booth Food or Beverage - $1,500 + Expenses (12 Available)

Be one of three exhibitors during Thursday* or Friday Exhibitor Suite hours to offer a tasty snack or beverage  selected. This requires that all sponsors provide at least 150 servings of the chosen item. Sponsor can scan badges and demo  products. Sponsor responsible  for acquisition, product, and shipping cost. Note restrictions may apply.
*Please note, sponsorship only allows for non-alcoholic beverage items. Any food or beverage item handed out from an  exhibitor’s booth that is not purchased through the center is subject to corkage fees. Furthermore, any food or beverage  items being given out at your booth that exceeds the quantity of 50 items will require a sponsorship from NSGC.

Education Opportunities
Education opportunities at the NSGC 40th Annual Conference are unique occasions to showcase your team as influential opinion leaders in the genetic services industry. 

Learning Lounge Presentation - $6,500 (Limited Availability) SOLD OUT

This sponsorship allows your company to sponsor an entire day in the Learning Lounge. Throughout the day, speakers will  present quick hit presentations and your company will receive one time slot during that timeframe to speak to a targeted  group of attendees who want to learn more about your specific product(s) and/or service(s). In addition, this opportunity  includes exclusive signage in the learning lounge, digital branding, option to provide collateral and ability to scan and greet  all attendees. In-person only. If content is pre-recorded, it can be provided to virtual audience.

Sponsored Industry Symposia (Formerly Sponsored Meal Sessions) SOLD OUT
Morning - $5,750 + Expenses (Limited Availability) SOLD OUT
Afternoon - $6,750 + Expenses (Limited Availability) SOLD OUT

This is your company’s dedicated session to provide thought leadership on a topic relevant to the Genetic Counselor  audience. Seminars are slotted in late Spring for all of those who have requested to sponsor a session. Your session will  be promoted via the NSGC registration portal, Onsite Guide, and Mobile App. Sponsor required to provide meals for in-  person attendees who register for their session. Food & beverage cost is not included in the sponsorship fee. Sessions will also be recorded and provided to the virtual audience. If the event transitions to fully virtual, all sessions will transition to fully online with no food and beverage requirement. Companies have the option to apply for CEUs for their session, following all NSGC CEU guidelines and policies.

Poster Sessions - $5,000 for both Poster Center and Posters with Authors Sessions (Exclusive) 

In 2020, more than 350 posters were presented at the NSGC 40th Annual Conference. Posters are displayed for the duration of the conference in the high-visibility Poster Center. The conference also features three highly attended Posters with Authors  Sessions, during which attendees can speak one-on-one with the abstract authors. Sponsor company logo will be  featured at the entrance to the poster center in-person and included in marketing collateral related to the poster center. 

Education Grant - $2,500 (Minimum)

Looking for a chance to provide NSGC’s members with new opportunities? Then become an educational grant sponsor  and provide general unrestricted support for the conference education. Sponsors will be recognized on the NSGC  Website, preliminary program, Program Book (pending print deadlines) as well as in plenary sessions.

Session Area Sponsorship - $2,000 (Limited Availability)

Share your message and promote your company as attendees head to breakout rooms. Sponsorship includes two-sided  meter board sign placed outside the session area and digital recognition in the online platform.

Signage Opportunities
Signage opportunities at the NSGC 40th Annual Conference are unique occasions to maximize brand exposure during the conference – increasing your brand equity and keeping your company top of mind with these signage opportunities.

Banners (Limited Availability) 
Premium Placement - $5,000 + Expenses 
Standard Placement - $3,500 + Expenses

Catch the attendees’ attention in more places and display your message and logo throughout the day. Limited to  one (1)  banner per company with six (6) total banners available to ensure visibility of message is maintained. Banner design provided by sponsor and content subject to NSGC approval. Sponsor produces their own banner with NSGC’s  recommended dimensions. Digital banner in the virtual platform will be included with purchase.

Directional Footprints - $3,500 + Expenses (2 Available)

Lead attendees directly to your booth with footprint shaped floor decals! Or put your company logo right under attendees noses with floor decals to promote social distancing. Footprints may be a one color custom design or  one-color logo provided by sponsor. Size specifications will be provided by NSGC Show Management. Design must be  approved by NSGC. Other shapes and sizes available upon request. Your Virtual Exhibit Booth will also have a featured  position or push notice to encourage attendance. 

Venue Opportunities
Venue opportunities at the NSGC 40th Annual Conference are premium unique occasions to maximize brand exposure during the conference – increasing your brand equity and keeping your company top of mind with these signage opportunities.

Airport Branding - $5,500 + Expenses

Welcome attendees to New Orleans with LED signs and kiosks at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International  Airport! Have your logo and a short welcome message (subject to NSGC and airport approval) be the first thing attendees see when they arrive in town. Contact your sales representative for additional options (fees may apply). Virtual audience will be greeted by your recognition in the pre-event planning emails and in event daily emails

Hotel Welcome Package - $5,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Surprise attendees by arranging for a small giveaway or welcome package to be placed in their sleeping room on the peak  arrival day. Number of headquarter hotels is subject to location. If there is more than one, you have the option to choose to do one or both. Sponsor responsible for production cost, shipping and any hotel room drop fees. Collateral subject to  NSGC approval. Shipment to virtual attendees is at sponsor’s discretion and expense.

Hotel Key Cards - $5,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Put the logo of your company in every hand of NSGC attendees staying at the headquarter hotel(s) by sponsoring the hotel  key cards. Sponsor to provide keycard artwork. Artwork must include NSGC logo and is subject to NSGC approval. In-person only. Pairs well with the Door Hanger Sponsorship in Attendee Swag for online attendees.

Window Clings
Outdoor Placement - $5,000 + Expenses 
Indoor Placement - $3,500 + Expenses

With exposure to lots of natural light, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is a great opportunity to have your message stand out with window clings. Located in prominent locations throughout the meeting space, these window clings would display your message and logo throughout the day. Limited to two (2) window clings per company with three (3) total available locations. Window cling design provided by sponsor and content subject to NSGC approval. Digital banner in the online platform is also included.

Escalator Clings - $4,000 + Expenses (Exclusive)

Keep attendees engaged as they move from floor to floor by placing your logo on the escalators found throughout New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Single or double sided clings allow for maximum exposure as NSGC attendees move between sessions. Limited to one sponsor for all available escalator banks. Size specifications will be provided by NSGC Show Management. Sponsor to produce and design clings. Design must be approved by NSGC. Digital banner in the online platform is also included.

Column Wraps - $3,500 + Expenses (3 Available)

Place your branding on column wraps located in prominent locations throughout the meeting space. These wraps display  your message and logo throughout the day. Limited to one (1)  column wrap per company with three (3) total available to ensure visibility of message is maintained. Column wrap design provided by sponsor and content subject to NSGC  approval. Sponsor produces their own wrap with NSGC’s recommended dimensions. Digital banner in the online platform  is also included.

Hotel Room Drop - $2,500 + Expenses (Limited Availability)

Have the first touch point with attendees when they arrive at their hotel room with a (1) page piece of collateral. Number of  headquarter hotels is subject to location. If there is more than one, you have the option to choose to do one or both. One  room drop per day. Sponsor responsible for production cost, shipping and any hotel room drop fees. Collateral subject to  NSGC approval. A digital copy of the collateral will be provided in the online environment for online attendees.

New Orleans Entertainment (Contact Sales Rep. for  Pricing)

Enliven your booth with some jazz spirit by sponsoring entertainment in your booth! For just a few hours or a whole day, bring NOLA to NSGC attendees with an in-booth entertainer. Sponsor responsible for selection and cost of entertainer. Price and availability varies. Contact the NSGC Sales team for options and pricing.

Print Advertising Opportunities
Onsite program book opportunities at the NSGC 40th Annual Conference are premium opportunities to maximize your company's message exposure during and after the conference in the hands of every attendee – increasing your brand equity and keeping your company top of mind with these print opportunities.

Onsite Program Book Sponsor - $5,000 (Exclusive)

Sponsor the conference program book and put your company’s brand right into the hands of more than 2,500 attendees! The program book is provided to every attendee at registration and is their guide to the event, as it includes the schedule, session listings, exhibitor listings, maps, and more. Sponsorship includes logo recognition on front cover of program book and a full-page ad placed prominently in the early portion of the book. Sponsor ad content subject to NSGC approval.

Onsite Program Book Advertising (Total of seven (7) full page ads available)
Exclusive Sponsor - $5,000 
Inside Front Cover - $2,500 
SOLD OUT
Inside Back Cover - $2,500 
Full Page - $2,000 (Limit 7)
Half Page - $1,450 (Limit 5)

Ad artwork must be approved by NSGC. All advertising submissions are subject to approval by NSGC.  Specs and deadlines are as follows:
Full Page Specs
Trim size: 8.5 x 11.25; live area: 7.5 x 10
Half Page Specs
Trim size: 8.5 x 5.5; bleed size: 8.75 x 5.75; live area: 7.5 x 5
Ad reservation deadline: June 25, 2021
Ad artwork deadline: July 9, 2021

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