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PSDA ’s 2011 Print Solutions Conference and Expo brings our community together. A 2011 sponsorship will give your company direct access to professionals from the highest levels of our industry. Sponsorships are designed to help you engage, network with and impress attendees. Whether you’re seeking new business, jump-starting entry into the print services world or hoping to grow your partnerships with key firms, a sponsorship is your chance to leverage exhibiting with PSDA.

PSDA provides numerous vehicles to attain your marketing goals and, as a result, identify, target and influence the attendees most likely to purchase your products and services. Maximize your brand presence with sponsorship at PSDA ’s 2011 Print Solutions Conference and Expo.

Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Sponsorship Selections

Attendee Bags — $5,000
Attractive bags will be provided to all conference attendees to carry their conference materials. Your company logo will appear on the bag, along with the conference logo. A promotional piece from your company may also be included in the bag.

Guest Room Key Cards — $5,000
All Print Solutions attendees staying at the headquarters hotel (Hyatt Regency Chicago) will receive a custom-imprinted key card featuring your company’s promotional message.

Lanyards — $5,000
Gain constant recognition by printing your company name, logo and website on the official badge lanyards given to every attendee.

Conference Map and Schedule — $5,000
Help attendees make their way through Navy Pier with this handy pocket conference schedule and map — an item attendees will refer to again and again during the show. The piece will feature your company logo and advertising message.

Badge Inserts — $3,000
Place your company ad, logo or booth message behind the badges of each attendee.

Shuttle Buses — $3,000
This high-visibility sponsorship extends beyond the conference venue, as your company will receive recognition on the shuttle buses between the headquarters hotel (Hyatt Regency Chicago) and Navy Pier.

Directional Kiosks — $2,500
Attractive, custom-designed directional kiosks will be located throughout the conference venue, directing attendees to sessions, exhibits and special events. Your company name and logo will appear along the base of every kiosk.

Event Newsletter — $2,500
This daily electronic newsletter will be delivered to all 2011 Print Solutions Conference and Expo attendees, and provide schedule updates, conference highlights and other event information. Your company logo and message will appear at the beginning of each newsletter.

Plasma Video Display — $2,500
Plasma screens will be placed in prominent locations at the conference venue. Your 60-second advertising message will play in a continuous loop along with the daily conference schedule and other event information.

Reception — $2,500
A highlight of PSDA ’s 2011 Print Solutions Conference and Expo! Sponsorship includes: Company logo featured on event website and onsite signage; access to the full Attendee/Exhibitor list with contactinformation for follow-up; free web banner ad for one month on www.printsolutionsshow.com; a 6' display table for your booth and literature; one reserved table at the Reception and exposure in Print Solutions Magazine.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony — $2,500
Highlight your company by having a senior executive join the PSDA president at the opening of the show floor to greet attendees during our official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Attendee Lounge — $2,000
Provide attendees with a casual meeting space for informal conversation and networking. Recognition will be provided via onsite signage.

Coffee Service — $2,000
Coffee service sponsors will receive name and/or logo recognition at all coffee service stations during the breaks for conference and show attendees.

Guest Room Video Channel — $2,000
A unique opportunity! Reserve an auxiliary video channel in the headquarters hotel to broadcast your company’s advertising message on continuous loop. Use this one-of-a-kind multi-media sponsorship as an invitation to have attendees visit your booth during the show.

Registration Area Signage — $2,000
Be the first sponsor to greet PSDA ’s 2011 Print Solutions Conference and Expo attendees when they arrive! Your company logo will be featured on registration counters and signage.

Guest Room Drops — $1,500
A select number of exhibitors will have the opportunity to reach attendees before they step foot on the trade show floor. Send an insert to attendee guest rooms at the host hotel (Hyatt Regency Chicago) the first morning of the exhibition. Please note that all guest-room inserts must be pre-approved by show management.

Show Bag Insert — $1,500
Be one of a select number of sponsors to have a marketing piece of your choice (not to exceed 8 1/2" x 11") inserted into all attendee bags given out at registration.

Literature Distribution — $1,500
Elect to be one of four companies with exclusive rights to station an employee at the immediate entrance to the show floor to pass out company literature to guests as they enter the hall.

Speaker and Media Lounge — $1,500
A place for the conference faculty and members of the media to relax, gather their thoughts, meet with colleagues, etc. Your company has the opportunity to exclusively sponsor this lounge. PSDA will provide signage and beverage service.

Aisle Signs — $1,000 per aisle or $7,500 for all
Direct attendees straight to your booth by sponsoring the aisle signs that hang in the exhibit hall.

Conference Pens — $1,000 (SOLD)
This high-profile, long-lasting, in-kind donation will feature personalized pens with your company name along with PSDA ’s 2012 Print Solutions Conference and Expo logo and dates. This sponsorship consists of an in-kind donation along with the sponsorship fee.

Conference Notepads — $1,000 (SOLD)
Have your name in front of every conference attendee as they take notes during important sessions and make lists of exhibitors to see. Sponsorship consists of an in-kind donation along with the sponsorship fee.

Entrance Unit — $1,000
Welcome attendees to the Conference and Expo. A sleek, custom-designed unit will be located at the entrance to the exhibit hall, with information about show hours, sessions and special events. Your company logo will appear along the base of the unit.

Publication Bins — $1,000
Print Solutions Magazine, along with the 2011 onsite program and other sponsoring publications, will be distributed during the event. Your company’s name and logo will appear on the bin structure.

Event Concierge — $750
Attendees will have access to a professional concierge dedicated solely to our group. Sponsorship includes signage and the opportunity to distribute materials from the concierge desk.

Exhibitor-Sponsored Seminars — $750
A limited number of seminars conducted by exhibitors will be available at PSDA ’s 2011 Print Solutions Conference and Expo. In addition to the sponsorship fee, sponsors are responsible for all audio-visual equipment rental and Internet access costs for each seminar conducted. Seminars are limited to confirmed exhibitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Seminars will be scheduled concurrently in specific non-show-time blocks.

Newcomers’ Orientation — $750
First-time attendees are invited to attend this special networking function. Sponsorship includes an opportunity for a company executive to speak with newcomers, along with beverage service and recognition via signage and custom imprinted beverage napkins.

Booth Bingo — $600
This cost-effective sponsorship will drive attendee traffic to your booth. Attendees must visit all exhibitors participating in the Booth Bingo program and have their cards validated to be included in a prize drawing.

Winner’s Circle Program — $5,000
Become an industry leader — join the PSDA Winner’s Circle! Sponsorship includes:

  • Exposure of company logo in 100,000 PSDA-produced direct mail pieces
  • Special visibility on event website with a direct link to your home page
  • One month placement of a banner ad between December 2010 and May 2011 on event website 
  • Recognition as a Winner’s Circle Sponsor in PSDA e-newsletter
  • Company logo prominently featured in each issue of Print Solutions Magazine through May 2011
  • Premier visibility onsite via signage in high-profile area near exhibit hall entrance
  • Winner’s Circle identifier above your booth
  • Winner’s Circle sponsor ribbons for company emissaries and participation in booth traffic-building program requiring all attendees to visit your booth to be validated for a spectacular prize provided by PSDA.

PEAK Awards Program
The Print Excellence and Knowledge Awards highlight unique and successful print applications. Each year, PSDA hosts this prestigious competition to honor the work of print professionals who have met their customers’ printing needs by providing outstanding value-added products and services through creativity in design, production, fulfillment and other services while solving problems or improving business functions.

Gold Sponsorship — $10,000

  • Two free full-page ads in Print Solutions Magazine — a $4,600 value
  • Three conference registrations
  • Free email blast to all distributors or manufacturers — a $1,200 value
  • One reserved table at the PEAK Awards Luncheon for 10 customers
  • Exposure in the annual PEAK Award Winners booklet (Booklets are used to promote the awards progra throughout the year at multiple meetings and PSDA events.)
  • Display of your logo, including links to your website, from the PEAK Awards section of www.psda.org
  • Exposure in Print Solutions Magazine as a Gold Sponsor
  • Exposure at the PEAK Booth on the show floor and PEAK Awards area at the show

Silver Sponsorship — $5,000

  • One free full-page ad in Print Solutions Magazine — a $2,300 value
  • Two conference registrations
  • Free email blast to all distributors or manufacturers — a $1,200 value
  • One reserved table at the PEAK Awards Luncheon for 10 customers
  • Exposure in the annual PEAK Award Winners booklet. (Booklets are used to promote the awards program throughout the year at multiple meetings and PSDA events.)
  • Display of your logo, including links to your website, from the PEAK Awards section of www.psda.org
  • Exposure in Print Solutions Magazine as a Silver Sponsor
  • Exposure at the PEAK Booth on the show floor and PEAK Awards area at the show

Bronze Sponsorship — $3,000

  • Bag insert for the PSDA’s 2011 Print Solutions Conference and Expo
  • One conference registration
  • One reserved table at the PEAK Awards Luncheon for 10 customers
  • Exposure in the annual PEAK Award Winners booklet. (Booklets are used to promote the awards program throughout the year at multiple meetings and PSDA events.)
  • Display of your logo, including links to your website, from the PEAK Awards section of www.psda.org
  • Exposure in Print Solutions Magazine as a Bronze Sponsor
  • Exposure at the PEAK Booth on the show floor and PEAK Awards area at the show

For more information about sponsorship opportunities at PSDA’s 2011 Print Solutions Conference and Expo, download the prospectus and contact:

Ryan Abell
Phone: 202.367.2332
Fax: 202.367.2219
rabell@psda.org
David Merli
Phone: 202.367.1219
Fax: 202.367.2219
dmerli@psda.org

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