2019 Payments Summit / U.S. Payments Forum Meeting Sponsorship and Rate Sheet

The Payments Summit is the premier industry event covering all things payments, including FinTech, EMV chip technology, mobile wallets, NFC, contactless, open transit systems and more. Attend the 12th annual Payments Summit and get the latest on all of these exciting technologies and the many business opportunities they can unlock.

2019 will mark the second time that the U.S. Payments Forum will include it’s All Member Meeting at this event, providing attendees expanded content, exhibits and networking covering the full spectrum of cards and payments.

Download the Sponsorship Agreement form here.

Exhibit Booths

EXHIBIT BOOTHS

Each 8’ x 10’ Exhibit Booth includes: 4’ x 30’ high table, two chairs, wastebasket and company ID sign • Two complimentary full conference passes • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site. Secure Technology Alliance/ U.S. Payments Forum  members receive a published discount on booth and table sponsorships only.

Single Booth Reserved before November 2, 2018 Reserved after November 2, 2018
Member Rate $3,400 $3,600
Non-Member Rate $4,100 $4,400
Double Booth Reserved before November 2, 2018 Reserved after November 2, 2018
Member Rate $6,800 $7,200
Non-Member Rate $8,200 $8,800

*Each single booth includes: 8′ x 10′ booth, ID signage, 6″ x 30″ table, skirting, 2 chairs and wastebasket. All exhibit booths include corporate listing in show guide, logo on the STA website. Each exhibit space includes two full conference complimentary registrations per space. Additional booth staff will incur a $395 food and beverage fee and will ONLY have access to the exhibit area. Full conference access must be purchased at applicable registration rates.

IMPORTANT ‐ Booth Schedule:

The tradeshow set up is Monday afternoon, March 11. Booths are open Monday night beginning with the Opening Reception until Breakdown, which is Wednesday, March 14, late afternoon. Exhibitors must agree not to teardown prior to the designated time.

If interested in a double booth, reserve early to ensure availability. Space is limited. Upon availability of floorplan, provide your top three booth space selections. Spaces are assigned on a first‐come, first‐served basis with the exception of title sponsors who get premier placement and ensuring competitor separation.

For sponsorship or exhibiting opportunities contact Bryan Ichikawa at [email protected] or 703-582-7862

TITLE SPONSORSHIPS

Title sponsorship puts your branding message front and center, next to the title of the conference. Title sponsors receive exclusive branding opportunities prior to, and during the event. Title sponsors may choose from Premium Sponsor exhibit spaces, located at the front of the hall. Premium Sponsor exhibit spaces are double booths with premium placement at the endcap position at the front of the Exhibit Hall.

 

Platinum Sponsorship (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $24,000 SOLD

Premium “over-conference-title” logo billing on all marketing materials, web site, at venue • One Premium Sponsor  exhibit space • Opportunity to make welcoming address • 1 page welcome letter in show guide • A separate, private meeting room during the exhibition • Opportunity to hang a banner (up to 8’ x 8’) in conference room • Opportunity to hang banners (up to 8’ x 8’ each) in registration area and exhibits area • A full page color ad in the conference show guide with first selection of position. • Six (6) complimentary full conference registration passes • Up to three (3) inserts in conference bags • Company logo on conference web site home page • Copy of complete attendee list • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

Gold Sponsor (Limit 2 Sponsors) – $17,000

Premium billing on all conference materials • Two hanging banners (up to 8’ x  8’ each) on site • One Premium Sponsor exhibit space • Full page color ad in the conference show guide • 1 page welcome letter in show guide • Three (3) conference passes • Two (2) inserts in conference handouts • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

Silver Sponsor (Limit 4 Sponsors) – $12,500

Sponsor’s signage provided in registration area. • One Premium Sponsor exhibit space • Two (2) free Conference Passes • One (1) insert into the handout materials • ½ page color ad in the Show Guide • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

LEADING SPONSORSHIPS

Leading sponsorship opportunities are a great way to make a targeted, unique, or personal marketing impression on conference participants. All Leading Sponsorships include, in addition to items listed below, signage in registration area •  One (1) conference registration pass • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

Registration Badge Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $8,000

Sponsor logo on SCA issued conference badges. Includes: 1 insert into handout materials • ½ page color ad in the Show Guide • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total). Sponsor may supply company logo lanyards if desired.

 

Payments Summit Bag Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $6,600

Conference bags with sponsor logo are given to all Payments Summit conference attendees. • ½ page color ad in the Show Guide • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total). A discount is available if sponsor provides bags or sponsor can upgrade bag at cost difference.

 

Payments Summit Logo Bottled Water Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $6,300

Company logo printed on bottled water distributed throughout the conference. Includes: All ordering, graphics, shipping, and hotel handling service charges • ½ page color ad in the Show Guide • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total)

 

Monday Night Welcome Reception Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $7,200

Join us as we continue the tradition of networking receptions on the exhibit floor. The sponsor’s booth will be set with a small bar with a selection of wine and beer. Serving bars will reflect sponsor signage. Sponsor also receives:

Sponsor signage • Table signs • Two (2) additional full conference passes (3 total) • 1 Full Page 4C ad in the conference show guide.

 

Payments Summit STA Tuesday Night Reception Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $7,500 SOLD

The Secure Technology Alliance Tuesday night reception sponsor will be featured as the host of the event. Sponsor will also work with event management to design theme of event and enhance brand exposure opportunities. Includes: Sponsor signage • Table signs • full page color ad in the Show Guide • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total) • Sponsor has the opportunity to provide hard goods such as cups, napkins, etc. to increase brand exposure.

 

Opening Day Lunch Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $4,900

The Opening Day Lunch Sponsor will be featured as the host of the lunch for conference attendees. Includes: Table signs • Sponsor has the opportunity to provide hard goods such as cups, napkins, etc. to increase brand exposure • ½ page color ad in the Show Guide • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total)

 

Opening Day Breakfast Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $4,500

The Opening Day Breakfast Sponsor will be featured as the host of the breakfast for conference attendees. Includes: Table signs • Sponsor has the opportunity to provide hard goods such as cups, napkins, etc. to increase brand exposure • ½ page color ad in the Show Guide • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total)

 

Wi-Fi Service Provider (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $4,900

Sponsorship makes Wi-Fi service available to all conference attendees. Includes: Signage in registration area • Wi-Fi promotion on session slides during breaks • Info published in show guide • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total)

 

Mobile App Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $4,500

Exclusive branding on mobile app that every attendee will have access to before, during and after the show.

 

Conference Track Sponsor (Limit 3 Sponsors) – $4,700

The track sponsor will have the opportunity to introduce or moderate a session during a conference track for 1 day. Includes: Track sponsorship highlighted in the show guide • Signage at the entrance to conference room

 

Second and Third Day Lunch Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $4,500

The Lunch Buffet Sponsor will be featured as the host of the lunch for conference attendees. This sponsorship applies to lunches on two days – Wednesday and Thursday. Includes: Sponsor signage • Table signs • Sponsor has the opportunity to provide hard goods such as cups, napkins, etc. to increase brand exposure • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total).

 

Second and Third Day Breakfast Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $4,500

The Breakfast Sponsor will be featured as the host of the breakfast for conference attendees. This sponsorship applies to breakfast on two days – Wednesday and Thursday. Includes: Sponsor signage • Table signs • Sponsor has the opportunity to provide hard goods such as cups, napkins, etc. to increase brand exposure • One (1) additional conference registration pass (2 total).

 

SUPPORTING SPONSORSHIPS

Supporting sponsorships help to reinforce your branding and presence at the event.

 

Pen Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $3,600

Metal pen gift set, personalized with your corporate logo. Available in silver or black, these stylish pens feature sleek and shiny bodies with large imprint areas found at the top of the barrel. Silver accents are also found at the tip, center or the barrel and clip and blind cap. Also includes: Signage in registration area • Company logo on web site • One (1) complimentary full Conference Pass • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

Charging Station Sponsor – $4,100

The charging station sponsor will help make a recharging kiosk available to attendees in the conference foyer. Includes: Sponsor logo on recharging kiosk • signage in registration area • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

Digital Signage Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $4,100

Sponsor the digital signage on site, featuring conference information and directions. Includes: Sponsor logo in digital signage header and an exclusive 15-second digital presentation, rotating regularly on digital signs.

If a digital presentation is not available, sponsor can provide static slides that will be interspersed throughout the presentation rotation. Includes: Signage in registration area • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

Tuesday Break Host Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $3,100

Sponsorship hosts all breaks for the first day of the event. Sponsor has the opportunity to provide hard goods such as cups, napkins, etc. to increase brand exposure. Includes: Table Signs • Signage in registration area • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

Wednesday and Thursday Break Host Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $3,100

Sponsorship hosts all breaks for the second and third day of the event. Sponsor has the opportunity to provide hard goods such as cups, napkins, etc. to increase brand exposure. Includes: Table Signs • Signage in registration area • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site

 

Speciality Drink Bar – $2,300

During the evening receptions in the exhibit hall, be recognized as the company that offers attendees a specialty cocktail – options may include mojitos, margaritas or others.  This is a great way to help add some extra panache to the networking receptions! Includes: Extra drink tickets to distribute to attendees to visit your cocktail station • Table Signs • Signage in registration area • Company information published in show guide • Company logo on web site • Branded signage at the bars • Opportunity to supply branded items (cups, cocktail napkins, etc.) at the station

 

Meeting Rooms (Limit 3 Sponsors) – $2,600

Private meeting rooms are available for 2-day reservation. Meeting rooms are available to conference sponsors, exhibitors and STA members only. • Company logo on web site

 

Conference Banners or Sign – $1,700

Sponsor may provide a banner, up to 8’ x 8’, or sign up to 28” x 36” to be displayed in conference registration area. • Company logo on web site

 

Conference Bag Insert – $1,100

Includes 1 marketing insert piece (provided by sponsor) included in each registration bag. Sponsor to provide 450 pieces to be delivered onsite 2 days prior to event. • Company logo on web site

 

Email Blast – $900

Send an email to all registered conference attendees. Sponsor to provide email copy in HTML format for STA transmission. Available to conference sponsors, exhibitors, and Secure Technology Alliance members only.

 

Conference Program Advertising – $1,800 full page Color, $1,100 1/2 page Color

One page or half-page color advertisement in the conference show guide, which is distributed to all attendees.

Advertising Specifications

Art Deadline: February 15, 2019

Mechanical Requirements: Trim Size: 8½” x 11”

Full Page Ad, Live Area: 7-5/8” x 10”; Half Page Ad, 7½ ” x 5”

File Format: High-resolution PDF file required. Almost any high resolution PDF file acceptable. Files in Adobe’s PDF format created from an Adobe application using the PDF/X-1a:2001 specification preferred. Typically, PDF files are created from Postscript files utilizing Adobe Acrobat Distiller, but PDF’s created from InDesign will work as well.

Line Screen, Binding: 133 for 4/c ads, 280% maximum density, 120 for B&W and 2/c ads, 180% maximum density. Saddle stitch binding.

File Submission Instructions: Email preferred. Send to [email protected]. Files received will be confirmed. To FTP: We recommend Hightail, a free online FTP service. Visit www.hightail.com for instructions.

For assistance call 703-582-7862.

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For sponsorship or exhibiting opportunities, contact: Bryan Ichikawa | [email protected] | 1-703-582-7862