Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsorship Overview

Sponsorship of the National Adaptation Forum provides a unique, cost-effective opportunity to demonstrate your support of climate adaptation while showcasing your company, products and services to an unparalleled gathering of stakeholders. Download the 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Prospectus. Please contact us at info@nationaladaptationforum.org to learn more about Sponsorship or Exhibit Opportunities. There are six different sponsorship levels (including unique on-site sponsorship opportunities) to fit your organization's needs. See below for details. 

Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance: Vendor shall be solely responsible for complying with any requirement of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) relating to Vendor’s exhibit and/or exhibit materials. This includes, but is not limited to, auxiliary aids, removal of barriers, and/or other reasonable accommodations that do not impose an undue burden on Vendor and which are necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal enjoyment of Vendor’s exhibit.

 

Sponsorship Double-Platinum Level ($100,000+)

  • Complimentary room available for your organization's side meeting. 
  • The most prominent listing alongside your organization's logo in all printed materials and on-site at the event, including a full-page color advertisement in the printed program
  • Recognition of your sponsorship will be verbal and visual at all plenary sessions
  • Complimentary large exhibit booth space in the most prominent location
  • 5 complimentary Forum registrations
  • Acknowledgement on the National Adaptation Forum website with your logo hyperlinked to your homepage 

Platinum Level ($50,000-$99,999)

  • A very prominent listing alongside your organization's logo in all printed materials and on-site at the event, including a full-page color advertisement in the printed program
  • Recognition of your sponsorship will be verbal and visual at all plenary sessions
  • Complimentary large exhibit booth space in the most prominent location
  • 4 complimentary Forum registrations
  • Acknowledgement on the National Adaptation Forum website with your logo hyperlinked to your homepage

Gold Level ($20,000-$49,999)

  • Prominent listing alongside your organization's logo in all printed materials and on-site at the event, including a half-page color advertisement in the printed program
  • Recognition of your sponsorship will be verbal and visual at all plenary sessions
  • Complimentary medium exhibit booth space in a prominent location
  • 3 complimentary Forum registrations
  • Acknowledgement on the National Adaptation Forum website with your logo hyperlinked to your homepage

Silver Level ($5,000-$19,999)

  • Listing alongside your organization's logo in all printed materials and on-site at the event, including a quarter-page color advertisement in the printed program
  • Recognition of your sponsorship will be visual at all plenary sessions
  • Complimentary medium exhibit booth space in a prominent location
  • 2 complimentary Forum registrations
  • Acknowledgement on the National Adaptation Forum website with your logo hyperlinked to your homepage 

Bronze Level ($1,200-$4,999)

  • Listing alongside your organization's logo in all printed materials and on-site at the event
  • Recognition of your sponsorship will be visual at all plenary sessions
  • Complimentary small exhibit booth space
  • 1 complimentary Forum registration
  • Acknowledgement on the National Adaptation Forum website with your logo hyperlinked to your homepage

Contributor ($1-$1,199)

  • Complimentary listing in all printed materials
  • Acknowledgement on the National Adaptation Forum website with your logo hyperlinked to your homepage

 

On-Site Sponsorship Opportunities 

Renewable Energy $20,000 (Gold Level)

Power the National Adaptation Forum by sponsoring the use of wind energy for the event. Windsource can cover the energy needs of our convening at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. We will be powered by 20 Minnesota wind farms whose output is dedicated to this voluntary program for homes and businesses. Help the Forum contribute to mitigation, as well as adaptation! As a bonus, in addition to the perks of Gold Level Sponsorship, this sponsor also gets their name up in lights on the sign outside the Saint Paul RiverCentre for the whole community to see. 

Monday Meet and Greet  $20,000 (Gold Level)

Host the Monday evening Meet and Greet where participants can reconnect with old friends while making new connections. Monday May 8th at the InterContinental Hotel from 6-8:30 PM. Open the networking session and welcome the 2017 Forum participants. Your sponsorship will allow us to serve hors d’oeuvres and cocktails to a grateful crowd!

Tuesday Networking Reception $50,000 (Platinum Level)

Host the Tuesday Evening Networking Reception at the Saint Paul RiverCentre to cap off the first day of the Forum and recognize our sponsors, exhibitors and local partners. This is the biggest networking event of the Forum, and also the platform for the Tools Café. Your sponsorship will allow us to serve hors d’oeuvres and cocktails from 6-8:30PM to the entire Forum community!

Breakfast (Three opportunities$20,000 (Gold Level)

Start the day off right for everyone as the breakfast sponsor! Your sponsorship will allow us to offer a hearty breakfast for all participants, allowing for clear thinking and cheerful dispositions all around.

Break (Two opportunities$5,000 (Bronze Level)

Be the one who gives everyone an afternoon boost by helping offset the costs of providing a well-deserved break for your dedicated adaptation partners. These can include popcorn, candy, create-your-own trail mix or a pretzel bar.

Coffee Service (Three opportunities$5,000 (Bronze Level)

Great adaptation can’t happen without caffeine and hydration. Sponsor the coffee service and you’ll be a hero. Plus whenever a participant reaches for a cup they’ll think of you!

 

Exhibitor Overview

Exhibit booths at the Forum provide a place to highlight an organization, present new products, and demonstrate tools. An exhibit booth allows access to a broad community of those involved in climate change adaptation, including government agencies, NGOs and professional associations. All exhibit booths will have access to electrical outlets, table space and chairs. Booths are available in 4 sizes:

Small         8’ x 8’        $1,200

Medium     8’ x 10’      $2,400

Large         8’ x 12’      $4,800

X-Large     8’ x 16’      $10,000