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Sponsor Social Media Marketing World: Options

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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.

We offer three types of opportunities for your business:

    • Booths
    • Content (sponsor tracks or live stage)
    • Experiences (sponsor parties or lounges)

Who Attends?

7,000 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, 13% are solopreneurs, 56% of attendees work for a small business, 26% work for medium-sized businesses with 101-1000 employees and 17% work for large brands with 1000+ or more employees.

Business-to-consumer represents 67% of attendees focus and 33% are business-to-business. 79% of attendees have been social media marketers for at least 3 years (41% for 5 or more years). Their job titles are as follows: CEO/owner (35%), C-level/VP/director (15%), Manager (24%), Specialist (15%), Consultant (8%) and other (2%).

Wondering what types of brands attend? Some of the recognized brands that attended in 2018 include 3M, Airbus, Allergan, Allstate, Arm & Hammer, Ashley HomeStore, Auction.com, Best Buy, Blinds.com, BMW, Bose, California Closets, CALSTRS, Comerica Bank, Dell, Deloitte, Deluxe, Dole, Eli Lilly, Emerson, Equinix, Experian, Faber, FirstBank, Fisher Investments, Ford Foundation, Hilton, Homes.com, Hyundai, International Monetary Fund (IMF), JPL, Marriott, Lamps Plus, Lands’ End, LinkedIn, Loan Depot, Logitech, Manpower, Mayo Clinic, Merck, Miele, Northrop Grumman, Novartis, Nutrisystem, Orangetheory Fitness, Overstock.com, Paychex, Pella, Petco, Quora, Realtor.com, Robert Half, Ronald McDonald House, Rubio’s, Salesforce, Sam’s Club/Walmart, Schneider Electric, SCORE, Shopify, Snap, Inc., Solar Turbines, Spotify, Sprint, Steelcase, Synchrony Bank, UPS Store, Toshiba, US Army, US Cellular, US Marine Corps, United Health, Wawa, Web.com, Workfront, Yamaha, YMCA, YouTube, and Zippo.

In 2018 marketers, from 60 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 2018 include Animoto, Billy Gene is Marketing, Disruptive Advertising, Ecamm Live, Falcon.io, G2 Crowd, GaggleAMP, Global Domains International, Guru.Club, HeyOrca, Hubspot Academy, LoveHandle, Nicholas Kusmich, Proposify, SEMRush, Self-Publishing School, Shakr, Sixth Division, Promo, Switchboard Live, Talkwalker, Teachable, TechSmith, TubeBuddy, VidIQ, Wave.Video, Wirecast and Zoho Social.

Networking Plaza

The Networking Plaza at Social Media Marketing World is a large 150,000 square foot environment that contains three stages. There thousands gather to network throughout the event, eat lunch, catch sessions, and meet sponsors. It’s where business deals take place.

We have many sponsorship opportunities here, including:

  • Live stage
  • 20×20 foot booths
  • 10×20 foot booths
  • 10×10 foot booths
  • 4×2 foot table displays
  • And more!

Sponsors are centrally located in the Networking Plaza for maximum exposure and traffic flow.

Networking Plaza Map:

 

Your brand is displayed in our busy Networking Plaza as attendees travel to keynote sessions, access three unique content stage experiences, network, dine and engage in topic-driven Table Talks.

Entry Level Options:


Tabletop Display

  • Furnishings: 4’ x 2’ draped table and chair.
  • Tickets: Two (2) Community tickets. (Value $594)
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of name badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.
  • Internet: WiFi access only.
  • Power: Dedicated 5 AMP power line and power strip.
  • Size restrictions on signage.

PRICING: $5,000


10×10 Booth Space

  • Booth: 10’ x 10’ exhibit space.
  • Furnishings: Draped table (6’ x 2.5’), two chairs and black pipe-and-drape.
  • Tickets: Four (4) Community tickets. (Value $1,188)
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of name badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.
  • Internet: WiFi access only.
  • Power: Dedicated power line, 5 AMP power and power strip.

PRICING: Standard $8,000 or Premium $10,000


OPTIONAL UPGRADES OR EXTRA TICKETS:

  • Community Ticket: Access to keynotes, Live Stage, content stages, Table Talks, and Networking Plaza. PRICE $197 (Restrictions apply)
  • All-Access conference ticket: Access to networking parties, keynotes, track sessions, Live Stage, content stages, TableTalks and Networking Plaza. PRICE $997

Mid Level Option:


10×20 Booth Space (8 available)

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

  • Booth: 10’ x 20’ exhibit space (Prime Traffic Location).
  • Furnishings: Draped table (6’ x 2.5’), two chairs and black pipe-and-drape.
  • Tickets: Four (4) Community tickets (Value $1,188)
  • Tickets: Two (2) All-Access conference tickets (Value $3,194)
  • Conference guide ad: Half-page ad ($3,500 value, sponsor provides art).
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for scanning of badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.
  • Internet: WiFi access only
  • Power: Dedicated 5 AMP power line and power strip.

PRICING: $25,000 – $30,000 (Location-Based)

Premium Option:


Lead Sponsor (2 available)

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

  • Booth: 20’ x 20’ exhibit space (Prime Traffic Location).
  • Tickets: Six (6) Community tickets (Value $1,782)
  • Tickets: Four (4) All-Access conference tickets (Value $6,388)
  • Conference guide ad: Full-page ad ($6,000 value, sponsor provides art).
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for scanning of badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile App listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.
  • Internet: WiFi access only
  • Power: Dedicated 5 AMP power line and power strip.

PRICING: $50,000 – $60,000 (Location-Based)

Note: All booths/tables come with WiFi access and 5 AMP power line and power strip – larger booths may require more power. Additional power, carpet or hard-line Internet are available at an added cost to Sponsor.

Content Opportunities


Track Sponsor

Your business is the exclusive “official sponsor” of a content track for contextually relevant exposure to session attendees.

  • Session Mentions: Live read by track leader prior to introducing the speakers for each session. Your script may include a special call-to-action.
  • Room entry sign: Your logo will be prominently displayed on signage as attendees enter sessions.
  • Podium logo: Your logo will be displayed with the Social Media Marketing World logo from the podium in the room.
  • Ticket: One (1) All-Access conference ticket (Value $1,597)
  • Conference guide: Your logo displayed as Track Sponsor.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.

PRICING: $10,000 to $20,000 depending on track size


Live Stage Sponsorship

Your business is the “exclusive sponsor” of the Live Stage in the Networking Plaza for two days of custom content and programming to be live-streamed via Social Media Examiner’s Facebook page to 500,000+ fans. This is where high profile speakers and invited guests will be interviewed.

  • Lower-third live brand display: Your brand will be displayed in all live broadcasts as the official sponsor of the live stream.
  • Email broadcast: Promotion to 450,000+ Social Media Examiner subscribers: Your brand will be mentioned as the official sponsor of the live stream in an email broadcast with a special offer.
  • Stage mentions: Live read by host while introducing guests and speakers for each segment.
  • Branded segment: Your brand will have five-minute dedicated segment each day where you can make an offer.
  • Attendee email promotion: Drive people to the live stage with a “brought to you by” mention in our daily broadcasts to all attendees.
  • Tickets: Four (4) All-Access conference tickets (Value $6,388)
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for easy scanning of name badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing:100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.

PRICING: CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY

Additional Experiences

Here you will find sponsorship opportunities for our parties, lounges, coffee and power. We can also create a custom activation to suit your goals and objectives.


Host Exclusive Pre-Event Speaker Party

You become the “official sponsor” of the pre-event speaker party where you get
to connect with our speakers in an intimate social gathering. Takes place Wednesday, March 20th, 2019, for 2 hours prior to the official opening night party on the U.S.S. Midway.

  • Party: Host a two-hour party in a private venue.
  • Speech: Give a short speech to all speakers.
  • Food and beverage: Includes light appetizers and open bar (enhanced menu at added cost).
  • Tickets: Two (2) All-Access conference tickets (Value $3,194)
  • Signage: Your brand will be prominently displayed on signage at the event.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.

PRICING:: $20,000


Opening Night Party Sponsors (4 available): U.S.S. Midway Aircraft Carrier

You become one of the “official sponsors” of the opening night party aboard a naval aircraft carrier (Wednesday, March 20th, 2019, 4 hours).

  • Brand display at party: Your brand will have a table in a prominent location on the aircraft carrier.
  • Networking bingo: Your brand is prominent on the Networking Bingo card. This is a fun activity where attendees network with each other, gathering Twitter accounts. Completed cards are dropped off at your display area on the aircraft carrier. Optional prizes provided by sponsor.
  • Exit gift: Sponsor may provide an optional gift to attendees (subject to approval).
  • Tickets: Two (2) All-Access conference tickets (Value $3,194)
  • Conference guide: Recognition in conference guide as sponsor.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for scanning of badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.

PRICING:: $20,000


Social Karaoke Party Sponsors (4 available): Parq in San Diego Gaslamp

You become one of the “official sponsors” of the second night party at the amazing Parq restaurant and nightclub (Thursday, March 21st, 2019, 3 hours).

  • Brand displayed at party: Your brand may choose an available sponsor spot in the venue (1-Front Room, 2-Powder Room, 3-Downstairs Room) and will also have VIP reserved seating in the main stage area.
  • Exit gift: Sponsor may provide an optional gift to attendees (subject to approval).
  • Ticket: One (1) All-Access conference ticket (Value $1,597)
  • Conference guide:  Recognition in conference guide as sponsor.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for scanning of badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.

PRICING: $15,000


Refresh Lounge Sponsor

You become the “official sponsor” of the refresh lounge where All-Access and Marketer ticket holders relax and refresh, located upstairs at the top of the south escalator.

  • Signage: Your brand will be prominently displayed on signage in the lounge.
  • Promotion: Flyers promoting your products or services stacked in lounge (provided by sponsor).
  • Tickets: Two (2) All-Access conference tickets. (Value $3,194)
  • Conference guide: Recognition in conference guide.
  • Lead retrieval app: A mobile app for scanning of badges to collect leads.
  • Mobile app listing: 100-word listing as a sponsor with the ability to program in a special offer and engage with attendees.
  • Website listing: Your logo and URL listed as sponsor on event page.

PRICING: $35,000

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