Join the Leading Showcase for Advanced Payments

A unique promotional opportunity is available for leading companies offering products, technologies and services in the evolving payments sector. If you’re looking to showcase your solutions to a receptive, responsive and eager audience of key payments industry decision makers, Payments Summit is the place to be.

Join us for what the Secure Technology Alliance does best–bringing experienced smart card practitioners and suppliers together with innovative solutions developers and end users across the payments, mobile, and transit markets, with informative conference sessions; in depth educational workshops; exhibits from leading smart card technology suppliers, payments applications and terminal suppliers; and outstanding networking and social events. Attendees are there to meet with suppliers and technology partners, and the event features an efficient two-day participation format that respects your busy schedule.

Download the Sponsorship Agreement form here.

Booth Sponsorships
Booth Type Members Non-Members
Before 10/31/17 After 10/31/17 Before 10/31/17 After 10/31/17
Single Booth $3,875 $3,975 $4,575 $4,875
Double Booth (2 spaces) $7,750 $7,850 $9,150 $9,750
Island Booth (4 spaces) $15,500 $15,900 $18,300 $19,500

Each single booth includes: 8′ x 10′ booth, ID signage, 6’ x 30’ table, skirting, 2 chairs and wastebasket, corporate listing in show guide, logo on the STA website. Each exhibit space includes two full conference complimentary registrations. 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 26. Booths are open Monday night beginning with the Opening Reception until Breakdown, which is Wednesday, March 28, late afternoon. Exhibitors must agree not to teardown prior to the designated time.

If interested in a double or island 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.

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) – $27,000

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) – $19,000

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) – $14,000

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) – $8,900

Sponsor logo on STA 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) – $7,300

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) – $7,000 SOLD!

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) – $8,000

Join ICMA and STA 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.

 

Opening Day Lunch Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $5,500

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) – $5,000

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 2 Sponsors) – $5,500

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) – $5,000

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

 

Conference Track Sponsor (Limit 3 Sponsors) – $5,300

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) – $5,000

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) – $5,000

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).

 

Payments Summit STA Tuesday Night Reception Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $5,000 SOLD!

The Secure Technology Alliance Tuesday night reception sponsor will be featured as the host of the event. Sponsor will have the opportunity to address the attendees with a short introduction to the evening event. Includes: Sponsor signage • Table signs • ½ 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.

 

SUPPORTING SPONSORSHIPS

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

 

Charging Station Sponsor – $4,600

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) – $4,500

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

 

Pen Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $4,000

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

 

Tuesday Break Host Sponsor (Limit 1 Sponsor) – $3,500

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) – $3,500

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 – $2,600

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) – $2,900

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 – $1,900

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 – $1,300

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 – $2,100 full page Color, $1,300 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: March 6, 2018

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