Sponsorship & Advertising
Questions? Please contact at Shannon Gilliland at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-537-4838
Sponsorship offerings are organized into 3 distinct categories to align with your sales and marketing needs:
Conference networking events give you face-to-face time with your target market and the opportunity to meet with decision makers in a relaxed setting. Events range from small, intimate gatherings to large parties for all attendees. Your company name and logo will appear on sponsorship recognition signage at the event and for the duration of the conference, in marketing materials and you will have the opportunity to provide reception accessories.
Education at IAFC conferences reflects and influences the state of the nation’s fire service. Attendees have come to expect the high-caliber conference programs that the Hazmat Conference is known to provide. By sponsoring an educational program, you will reinforce your company as a resource for new ideas and solutions. You will be invited to attend the session and distribute materials from a tabletop exhibit at the entrance.
Put your company name front and center. Registration/Conference Amenity sponsorships include the services that will enhance the overall conference experience for attendees and give your company name maximum exposure. Amenities such as lanyards and banners will ensure high-visibility for your company name and logo.
Each sponsorship includes these general sponsorship benefits:
- Complimentary pre-and post-show attendee mailing list
- Company logo on sponsor recognition signage conference facility for the duration of the event
- Company web link on IAFC’s Hazmat Conference website
- Recognition in the Official Onsite Guide
Networking Events & Opportunities
Contact us for pricing
The Welcome Reception offers your company the opportunity to shine! Meet, greet and network with attendees, exhibitors, faculty and invited guests. As a sponsor, your company name/logo will be prominently displayed on signage at the event and your company will also have the opportunity to provide promotional materials (for example: cocktail napkins or cups or mugs with your company logo).
Company representatives will be able to hand out literature and your company’s information will be displayed on signage at this always-popular event.
Capture the attention of attendees and network, relax and enjoy. Buffet lunches will take place in the exhibit hall areas. Your company logo will be displayed on all seating areas and you will have the opportunity to distribute company literature at each seat.
Coffee and Refreshment Breaks
Sponsored by Idaho Technology, Inc.
Identify the Unknown
Co-Sponsored by HAZMATIQ, LLC & Thermo Scientific
Hazmat 2012’s general session speaker will engage, inspire and motivate attendees. Be a part of this exciting session. The sponsoring company will have the opportunity to introduce the speaker and make brief opening remarks.
Sponsored by Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Sponsor the registration area and every conference attendee, speaker, exhibitor and special guest will take note of your company. Company name/logo and booth number will be displayed throughout the registration area. Also includes a complimentary attendee bag insert.
This exclusive sponsorship opportunity will put your company front and center. Every conference attendee becomes a walking advertisement for the duration of the conference with your logo on the lanyard attached to every conference badge.
Sponsor the conference bags or folders and your logo will also be imprinted on the piece which will become a walking advertisement for your company. Also includes a complimentary bag/registration materials insert.
Sponsored by Thermo Scientific
Conference Pens & Notepads
Attendees will spend hours in educational sessions, and they could be looking at your logo the whole time. Conference pens or notepads can have your company logo and brief contact information printed on them. Plus, the benefits of this opportunity will last once the sessions are over.
Sponsored by Chemtrec
Includes full-page, back-cover, color advertisement on the Onsite Guide that is distributed to all attendees.
Attendee Update (E-Newsletter)
Opportunity to sponsor the one of the electronic attendee updates emailed to all pre-registered Hazmat Conference attendees. Your ad will link to your website.
Opportunity to sponsor the one of the conference promotional email messages emailed to prospective conference attendees. Your ad will link to your website.
You will have the ability to provide a single sheet of literature inserted in each attendee conference bag. Bag insert opportunities are limited to ten total and are only available to exhibiting companies.
* Attendee bag inserts do not qualify for the sponsor benefits listed above.
Is there an opportunity you’re interested in but do not see listed? Contact us!
Don’t miss your chance to increase your visibility with Hazmat 2012 attendees.
For more information: Shannon Gilliland, IAFC Exhibit Sales Manager
Direct line: 703-537-4838
IAFC On Scene
IAFC On Scene, the official newsletter of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, is a versatile journal focused on issues affecting the fire and emergency service, first responders and homeland security. On Scene is published monthly as a primary benefit of IAFC membership and is one of the IAFC's primary communication vehicle with association members and others in the industry, reaching an estimated 72,000 fire and emergency-service leaders around the globe.
On Scene readers have real purchasing power:
- A recent survey found that 90% of IAFC On Scene readers are involved in selecting products and services for their departments
- 64% reported they would "visit an advertiser's website" after reading On Scene
Electronic advertising: All issues of On Scene are emailed to IAFC members.
Added benefit: Exhibitors receive a 20% discount on ads placed during the year they exhibit at the conference.
IAFC On Scene media kit (pdf)
IAFC First Responders Marketplace
The IAFC First Responders Marketplace is an online buyers guide showing products and services for first responders. A directory listing ensures your company's brand and message are delivered directly to the influencers and final decision makers in the fire and emergency services, including more than 11,000 IAFC members.
As an added bonus for being an HazMat 2012 exhibitor, purchase an enhanced listing in the buyers guide and your HazMat 2012 booth number will be included as part of your directory listing. Contact email@example.com for more information and to advertise in the buyers guide.