Sponsor Social Media Marketing World: Options

Below you will find event demographics, sponsorship options and pricing details.

Social marketers come to Social Media Marketing World for education, information and solutions. Being in front of this audience with meaningful messaging, insights and education can help you reach and influence those marketers.

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Who attends?

5,000 marketers will travel from around the globe to hear from the leading pros in social media. The event roster is a literal Who’s Who among industry thought leaders and big brands.

ATTENDEE DEMOGRAPHICS: Nearly all attendees are social media marketers. Of these business marketers, 12% are solopreneurs, 46% of attendees work for a small business, 21% work for medium-sized businesses with 101-1000 employees and 21% work for large brands with 1000+ or more employees.

Business-to-consumer represents 59% of attendees focus and 41% are business-to-business. 57% of attendees have been social media marketers for at least 3 years (33% for 5 or more years). Their job titles are as follows: CEO/owner (33%), C-level/VP/director (14%), Manager (24%) and Specialist (25%) and other (5%).

Wondering what types of brands attend?

Some of the recognized brands that attended in 2017 include AARP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Apple, Autodesk, Capital One, Cedars-Sinai, charles Schwab, Cisco, CBS Interactive, DHL Express, Duracell, Goodwill, HP, HSN, IBM, Deloitte, Hilton, Humana, KornFerry/Alcon, La-Z-Boy, Lennar, Macy’s, Marriott, Mayo Clinic, McDonald’s, Nissan, Omnicom Media Group, Oracle, ReMax, Reuters, Ricoh, Russell Athletic, Sprint, Staples, Toyota, the United Way, UPS, Verizon, WalMart and many more.

In 2017 marketers from 50 countries were in attendance, including, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, India, China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Australia, New Zealand, Nigeria and Israel.

Sponsors from 2017 include 17Hats, Adobe Spark, Animoto, Animatron/Wave, Capital Numbers, Capzool, Chatmeter, Clarabridge, Cox Business, Design Pickle, Easy Media, Flipboard, G2Crowd, HostGator, Jumpwire Media, Klipfolio, Leadpages/Drip, LogoGrab, Love Handle, PromoRepublic, SOCi, Tack App, Talkwalker, VRguest and Zoho Social.

Sponsorship Opportunities: Networking Plaza

The Networking Plaza at Social Media Marketing World is a 60,000+ square foot “Town Hall” environment where thousands gather to network throughout the event, eat lunch and meet sponsors. It’s where business deals take place.

Attendees gather in the Networking Plaza to network.

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Sponsors are strategically located on the perimeter of the Networking Plaza for exposure and traffic flow:

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Networking Plaza layout (click for PDF):

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Networking Plaza: Tabletop Marketplace Display

Your brand is displayed in our busy Networking Plaza as attendees travel to creator and social track sessions.

  • Table and chair: 4’ x 2’ draped table in one of two Marketplace areas.
  • Two (2) Networking Plaza tickets: This allows your team to man the booth and work the floor. Additional tickets may be purchased at special sponsor rates.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of name badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor in the mobile app and the ability to program in a special offer along with engaging with registered attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as exhibitor on event page.
  • Internet: WiFi access only.
  • Power: Dedicated power line, 5 AMP power and power strip.
  • Sponsor display must fit on top of table. Size restrictions on signage.

PRICING: $8,000. Sale: $7,000 if contracted by 6/30/17

Networking Plaza Sponsor: Standard

Your brand is displayed in our busy Networking Plaza where people come to network, snack and attend sessions.

  • Booth: 10’ x 10’ exhibit space in Networking Plaza.
  • Three (3) Networking Plaza tickets: This allows your team to man the booth and work the floor. Additional tickets may be purchased at special sponsor rates.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of name badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor in the mobile app and the ability to program in a special offer along with engaging with registered attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.
  • Furnishings: Draped table (6’ x 2.5’), two chairs and black pipe-and-drape backdrop.
  • Internet: WiFi access only.
  • Power: Dedicated power line, 5 AMP power and power strip.
  • Sponsor provides booth decorations.

PRICING: $12,000. Sale: $10,000 if contracted by 6/30/17

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Networking Plaza Sponsor: Premium

Your brand has a dedicated booth in a premium location in our busy Networking Plaza.

  • Premium Booth Location: 10’ x 10’ exhibit space in Networking Plaza in prime location.
  • Three (3) Networking Plaza tickets: This allows your team to man the booth and work the floor. Additional tickets may be purchased at special sponsor rates.
  • One (1) All-Access conference ticket: Access to networking parties, keynotes, social media track sessions, creator track sessions and Networking Plaza.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of name badges to collect leads.
  • Conference guide ad: Half-page, full color ad ($3500 value, sponsor provides art).
  • Conference guide listing: A 100-word description in conference directory.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor in the mobile app and the ability to program in a special offer along with engaging with registered attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.
  • Furnishings: Draped table (6’ x 2.5’), two chairs and black pipe-and-drape backdrop.
  • Power: Dedicated power line, 5 AMP power and power strip.
  • Sponsor provides booth decorations

PRICING: $16,000. Sale: $15,000 if contracted by 6/30/17

Networking Plaza Sponsor: Premium Plus

Your brand has a dedicated booth in a premium location in our busy Networking Plaza.

  • Premium Booth Location: 10’ x 20’ exhibit space in Networking Plaza in prime location.
  • Four (4) Networking Plaza tickets: This allows your team to man the booth and work the floor. Additional tickets may be purchased at special sponsor rates.
  • One (1) All-Access conference ticket: Access to networking parties, keynotes, social media track sessions, creator track sessions and Networking Plaza.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of name badges to collect leads.
  • Conference guide ad: Full-page, full color ad ($5000 value, sponsor provides art).
  • Conference guide listing: A 250-word description in conference directory.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor in the mobile app and the ability to program in a special offer along with engaging with registered attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.
  • Furnishings: Draped table (6’ x 2.5’), two chairs and black pipe-and-drape backdrop.
  • Power: Dedicated power line, 5 AMP power and power strip. Additional power may be required and will be available at additional cost.
  • Sponsor provides booth decorations.

PRICING: $25,000. Sale: $22,000 if contracted by 6/30/17

Sponsor upgrades:

  • Dedicated Internet access: Direct connect via Ethernet to the event internet. PRICE: $1800
  • Conference guide ad: Half-page, full color ad in Conference Guide, sponsor provides art. PRICE: $3500
  • Conference guide ad: Full-page, full color ad in Conference Guide, sponsor provides art. PRICE: $5000

TICKETING OPTIONS

  • Networking Plaza ticket: Access to keynotes and Networking Plaza. PRICE $99 (Restrictions apply)
  • Creator conference ticket: Access to keynotes, creator track sessions and Networking Plaza. PRICE $447
  • All-Access conference ticket: Access to networking parties, keynotes, social media track sessions, creator track sessions and Networking Plaza. PRICE $947

Lead Sponsor (4 available)

Your brand has the most conference-wide exposure and the best booth location in our busy Networking Plaza.

  • Central Booth Location: Premier 20’ x 20’ exhibit space in Networking Plaza.
  • Keynote recognition: We recognize your brand prior to each keynote and will mention optional giveaways to drive people to your booth.
  • Keynote chair drop: One chair drop of promotional material at keynote or other session of choice ($10,000 value, sponsor to provide flyers).
  • Attendee email promotion: Drive people to your booth with a mention in one of our daily broadcasts to all attendees.
  • Six (6) Networking Plaza tickets: This allows your team to man the booth and work the floor. Additional tickets may be purchased at special sponsor rates.
  • Two (2) All-Access conference ticket: Access to networking parties, keynotes, social media track sessions, creator track sessions and Networking Plaza.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of name badges to collect leads.
  • Dedicated Internet access: Hard line Internet access ($1800 value).
  • Conference guide ad: Full-page, full color ad ($5000 value, sponsor provides art).
  • Conference guide listing: A 250-word description in conference directory.
  • Mobile App listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor in the mobile app and the ability to program in a special offer along with engaging with registered attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.
  • Power: Dedicated power line, 5 AMP power and power strip. Additional power may be required and will be available at additional cost.
  • Sponsor provides booth furnishings and decorations meeting the specifications of the Social Media Marketing World staff.

PRICING: $45,000. Sale: $35,000 if contracted by 6/30/17

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