THE 2018 AFP INTERNATIONAL FUNDRAISING CONFERENCE

April 15-17, 2018

The world’s largest conference for professional fundraisers will attract more than 3,500 attendees to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, LA, April 15-17, 2018. If your organization is looking to engage fundraising and nonprofit professionals from around the world, there’s no better place to do it: at the 2017 International Fundraising Conference, all 50 U.S. states and 35 countries were represented.

Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your organization in New Orleans, the home of jazz and Mardi Gras, as the city will be buzzing during its 300th anniversary in 2018.

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

STANDARD DELIVERABLES FOR ALL LEVELS

  • Logo/acknowledgment on program book sponsor page, conference website, conference-related email blasts, and sponsor acknowledgment signage displayed prominently in convention center
  • Small sign for sponsor’s exhibit booth that acknowledges their sponsorship
  • Plus additional deliverables specific to the individual sponsorship

Year-Round Strategic Partnerships

Support AFP throughout the year with year-round strategic partnerships and meet your major marketing and philanthropic goals. Please contact Lee Anne Pirrello, VP Strategic Relationships & Development, to learn more. Phone 703-519-8460 or lpirrello@afpnet.org.

55TH International Fundraising Conference Program & Exhibitor Directory

PREMIUM OPTIONS

Drive traffic to your booth and leave a lasting impression with one of three premium cover positions.

Placement

Specifications

4/C Rates

Back cover

8 3/4” × 11 ¼”

$4,500

Inside front cover

8 3/4” × 11 1/4”

$4,100

Inside back cover

8 3/4” × 11 1/4”

$4,100

Ad Close: February 16, 2018
Art Due: March 2, 2018


STANDARD OPTIONS

Placement

Specifications

4/C Rates

B&W Rates

Full page (bleed)

8 3/4” × 11 ¼”

$3,800

$2,800

1/2 horizontal

7” × 4 7/8”

$2,750

$1,575

1/4 vertical

3 3/8” × 4 7/8”

$1,775

$975

Trim: 8 1/2” × 11”; Safety/live area: 7 7/16” × 10 1/4”

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

Listing enhancement—grab readers’ attention as they scan the page! Your company logo is featured next to your main exhibit listing.

Logo: 1/2” × 1/2”
Listing Enhancement: 1/2” × 1/2”
Four-color: 350
Black-and-white: $225

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The conference program and exhibitor directory will be distributed to nearly 4,000 fundraising professionals at AFP’s International Fundraising Conference April 15-17, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. The directory contains session descriptions and exhibitor information—all the information needed to navigate this “must attend” event!

DIAMOND SPONSORSHIPS | $50,000+

  • Bronze-level, Gold-level, and Platinum-level deliverables
  • Upgrade of exhibit space size to a larger size (on space available basis)
  • Additional deliverables as negotiated (e.g., ad insertions in other AFP publications)
  • Year-round recognition as an AFP strategic partner with sponsor acknowledgment at Leadership Academy, AFP board meetings, and other events; and acknowledgment within the strategic partner section of the AFP website, plus posting of sponsor white papers, case studies, etc.

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIPS | $25,000+

  • Bronze-level and Gold-level deliverables
  • Verbal thanks at each General Session
  • Formal invitation to the Celebration of Philanthropy banquet
  • Exhibit space (one 10x10 booth)
  • One 1/2 page ad insertion in the conference program book
  • Inclusion in a preconference email blast to registrants that lists the sponsor’s booth number

GOLD SPONSORSHIPS | $15,000+

  • Bronze-level deliverables
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed at each General Session
  • VIP seating (up to 4 seats) at each General Session

SILVER SPONSORSHIPS | $10,000+

  • Logo/acknowledgment on program book sponsor page, conference website, conference-related email blasts, and sponsor acknowledgment signage displayed prominently in convention center
  • Small sign for sponsor’s exhibit booth that acknowledges their sponsorship
  • Plus additional deliverables specific to the individual sponsorship

BRONZE SPONSORSHIPS | $5,000+

  • Logo/acknowledgment on program book sponsor page, conference website, conference-related email blasts, and sponsor acknowledgment signage displayed prominently in convention center
  • Small sign for sponsor’s exhibit booth that acknowledges their sponsorship
  • Plus additional deliverables specific to the individual sponsorship

Sponsorship Opportunities

HOTEL KEY CARDS

Reach the many hands of attendees staying in the HQ hotels when your logo is place on the hotel key cards.

$25,000 exclusive


GENERAL SESSIONS

The three General Sessions are conference highlights featuring a keynote speaker and top AFP leadership. With all attendees participating, this is a high profile event. Recognition includes your organization’s logo projected onto a large screen during the General Session.

$25,000 each


TOTE BAGS

Carry around a sense of great visibility with your logo placed on the Conference tote bags. Each tote bag is handed out to attendees at the registration booth. Receive bonus distribution of the tote bags at the AFP Leadership Academy.

$15,000 exclusive


REGISTRATION AREA

The Registration area is unparalleled for maximum sponsor visibility!

$15,000 co-sponsor
$25,000 exclusive


FUNDRAISERS FEST AT THE AUDOBON AQUARIUM OF THE AMERICAS

Help the Greater New Orleans Chapter and AFP IHQ to show ticketed attendees of this Monday night event a great time, complete with cocktails, local cuisine and music! Sponsorship includes recognition on correspondence about the event, signage onsite and other benefits to commensurate with spend your logo placed on party signage throughout the Conference and projected onto the wall during the party! Don’t forget to take advantage of an added opportunity to have your logo placed on napkins at the event.

$15,000 co-sponsor
$25,000 exclusive      


LUNCH CATERING

Fulfill your marketing presence with your logo on the lunch signage as well as an opportunity for your logo placement on lunch box packaging.

$15,000 co-sponsor, each day
$50,000 exclusive, each day


PEEPS NEST

The Peeps Nest is the tech and social media hotspot in the Marketplace. A fun and unique way to get noticed!

$15,000 co-sponsor
$25,000 exclusive


CONFERENCE PROGRAM

SOLD

Raise your visibility by sponsoring the Conference Program, which contains full detail about the conference and education sessions. Recognition includes your organization’s name and logo on the front cover plus a full-page ad within.

$10,000 exclusive


MARKETPLACE HAPPY HOUR

All attendees are invited to explore the marketplace on Saturday to network and meeting with exhibitors. Sponsorship includes signage and Bronze Level recognition.

$7,500 exclusive (plus cost of F&B – quotes available upon request)


WELCOME RECEPTION

As a sponsor of the Welcome Reception, your company will receive logo recognition on signage around the room at The New Orleans Marriott Hotel on Saturday night (6:00-8:00 p.m.). This event is open to all conference attendees at no charge! Don’t forget to take advantage of an added opportunity to have your logo placed on napkins at the event.

Contact us for pricing

 

LANYARDS

SOLD

The conference lanyards are passed out to all attendees with their badge holder. This it is a very high visibility opportunity. Exclusive support includes your organization’s logo on all conference lanyards.

$10,000 exclusive


AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING FUNDRAISER

Shine with those acknowledged at the banquet! Logo on banquet signage.

$10,000 exclusive


COFFEE BREAKS

Coffee is the number one reason to take a break, so make sure your logo is placed on signage at the coffee station and take advantage of an opportunity to have your logo added to the coffee cups.

$10,000 co-sponsor
$25,000 exclusive


MOBILE APP

SOLD

Get attention from the tech-savvy! Attendees LOVE the app!

$10,000 co-sponsor
$30,000 exclusive


AFP BOOKSTORE

Sponsor the AFP Bookstore and get your logo on signage, plus opportunity for your logo on store bags.

$10,000 co-sponsor
$15,000 exclusive


WIFI

Attendees love WiFi and they’ll love your logo on WiFi signage!

$7,500 co-sponsor
$25,000 exclusive


CHARGING STATION

Boost your appearance at the conference when your logo is placed on the charging station.

$7,500 exclusive; per charging station


EDUCATION TRACKS

Sponsor a track of professional development sessions related to your organization’s business! Recognition includes your logo on signage outside the session rooms. Options include:

  • Relationship Building
  • Current and Prospective Donor Research SOLD
  • Trends and Innovation
  • Leadership and Management
  • Volunteer Involvement
  • Ethics, Accountability and Professionalism
  • Securing the Gift

$5,000+


EXHIBITOR SESSION

SOLD

Take exhibiting to the next level by participating in these sessions that allow you to showcase your products and services with more in-depth information and hands on instruction.

$2,500 per half hour


COLUMN WRAPS

Extend your brand outside of your exhibit space when you wrap an 8’ column! Check the live floorplan for column locations (look for the ‘black dots’).

$2,500