2019 GMM Sponsorship Opportunities


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Sponsor NICSA's 2019 General Membership Meeting (GMM) and you'll increase your brand's awareness with hundreds of influential professionals who collaborate, share and develop today's investment management leading practices!

NICSA's membership includes nearly 10,000 professionals from within the global asset management industry and the firms that support the industry, including: mutual fund complexes, investment management companies, custodian banks, transfer agents, and independent providers of specialized products and services.

To sponsor, please contact:

Andy Falter
Vice President, Sponsorship Sales
afalter@nicsa.org
203-797-9559 (office)
571-271-5430 (mobile)

The available sponsorship opportunities are listed below...

 

Platinum Level Sponsor | Investment $10,000

YOUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

•    Platinum Level sponsor recognition throughout the conference and on the mobile app.
•    (2) Full Conference Registrations.
•    (2) Banner Ads in the mobile app.
•    Attendee Bag Insert.
•    Sponsor logo and link to sponsor’s web page on meeting/conference website sponsor page.
•    Sponsor logo on NICSA-produced promotional signage displayed at meeting/conference.
•    1 attendee list four weeks prior to the event and a final attendee list two weeks after the event.
•    Option to include a breakfast, coffee break or lunch as part of the sponsorship.
•    Right of First Refusal to be a Platinum Level Sponsor at the 2020 GMM.

Gold Level Sponsor | Investment $7,500

YOUR BENEFITS INCLUDE: 

•    Gold Level sponsor recognition throughout the conference and on the mobile app.
•    Full Conference Registration.
•    1 Banner Ad in the mobile app.
•    Attendee Bag Insert.
•    Sponsor logo and link to sponsor’s web page on meeting/conference website sponsor page.
•    Sponsor logo on NICSA-produced promotional signage displayed at meeting/conference.
•    1 attendee list four weeks prior to the event.
•    Option to include a breakfast, coffee break or lunch as part of the sponsorship.
•    Right of First Refusal to be a Gold Level Sponsor at the 2020 GMM.


Silver Level Sponsor | Investment $5,000


YOUR BENEFITS INCLUDE: 

•    Silver Level sponsor recognition throughout the conference and on the mobile app.
•    Full Conference Registration.
•    Attendee Bag Insert.
•    Sponsor logo and link to sponsor’s web page on meeting/conference website sponsor page.
•    Sponsor logo on NICSA-produced promotional signage displayed at meeting/conference.
•    1 attendee list four weeks prior to the event.
•    Right of First Refusal to be a Silver Level Sponsor at the 2020 GMM.

Featured Sponsorship Opportunities

Mobile App | $7,500
You’ll have prime exposure on this essential tool attendees use to stay in the know about all conference activities. The mobile app is a key attendee resource before, during and after the conference. Your investment includes:
•    Exclusive logo presence on all app graphics and communications.
•    (2) App Banner Ads.
•    (3) App push notifications.
•    (1) App survey question & (1) App poll question.

Networking Reception on the Charles | $5,000
Help conclude day one by sponsoring the networking reception overlooking the Charles River. You’ll enjoy exclusive and prominent exposure in front of the conference attendees while they refresh industry connections with a beautiful backdrop.

Enhanced Attendee Badges | $5,000

The new and improved NICSA attendee badge now has the agenda printed on the back for convenience. Attendees will reference the agenda on the back of the badge again and again throughout the conference. With your company logo prominently displayed on the badge, this is a key visibility opportunity you won’t want to pass up!

Sponsored Speaker Series
$5,000 for General Sessions; $3,000 for Breakouts
Would you like the opportunity to position your firm as a thought leader? Are you seeking speaking opportunities for your subject matter experts? Your participation in this program will secure your place on our speaker bureau, from which we will select featured general session and breakout session panelists.


NEW THIS YEAR: Conference WiFi Network | $5,000
Keep attendees connected by serving as the exclusive WiFi sponsor for the event. You have the unique opportunity to select the password for the network as well as the landing page URL.

Keynote Sponsorship | $5,000
Align your company with industry leaders by sponsoring one of the keynote presentations at NICSA’s GMM. Our keynote speakers are known as experts in their industries and will provide recognition to your company. The sponsorship will include the introduction of the speaker and the description of your company - as well as your company’s logo displayed on all signage.

Key Cards | $5,000
Be top of mind, and in the pockets, of every attendee staying at the host hotel by sponsoring the key cards. These custom key cards are given to all NICSA hotel guests at check-in and will stay with them throughout the conference! Please note sponsors will provide key cards.

NEW THIS YEAR: Power Tower, Cell Phone Charging Station | $3,000
These days, people depend on their phone more than any other form of technology. Make an impression at the conference by sponsoring a cell phone charging station so all attendees can stay connected throughout the two days. The station can be customized to your branding preferences.

NEW THIS YEAR: Reusable, Eco-Friendly Attendee Bags | $3,000
GO GREEN -  A key onsite promotional opportunity, the registration bag is distributed to all attendees. Your investment includes your company’s logo on the outside of the bag and one bag insert. (Sponsor is responsible for producing the bags. Bags and design must be pre-approved by NICSA).

Speaker Lounge | $3,000
Premier exposure as the sponsor of the Speaker Lounge – a reserved area for speakers to relax and recharge with snacks and refreshments while preparing for their presentations. NICSA will work with you regarding your company representation in the lounge.

Lanyards | $3,000
This is an excellent promotional opportunity to showcase your company’s website, product name, and brand. Lanyards will be provided to all attendees at check-in. Please note sponsors will provide lanyards.

Luncheon | $3,000 each
The luncheon provides prominent exposure for your company.

Breakfast | $2,500 each
Support the breakfast and your company will be part of each attendee’s morning ritual.

Chair Drop | $2,000 (Two Opportunities)

As an exclusive chair drop sponsor, you can maximize positive and productive engagement with all GMM attendees. One piece of sponsor-supplied literature or item will be placed on chairs in the general session room.

Pads & Pens | $2,000
Conference attendees will use these pads and pens throughout the conference and beyond. Your investment includes your company’s pads and pens placed at each chair for one keynote presentation.

Coffee Breaks | $1,500 each
Help keep the crowd energized and ready to learn! These AM and PM breaks give you the opportunity to “amp-up” your visibility with conference attendees.

Bag Insert | $1,500 each
Have a story to tell? Want to provide attendees with a promotional product, insert, or a message regarding your company or service you provide? Your message or promotional product will be inserted into the registration bag and given to all attendees when they check-in at registration.

NEW THIS YEAR: Mobile App Banner Ad | $1,000
Drive high engagement with attendees by securing a banner advertisement on NICSA’s new and enhanced mobile app. Banner ads will rotate every 15 seconds on the home screen of the app throughout the duration of the conference. You have a unique opportunity to create the graphic of your choice and link to a specific URL. Graphic must be approved by NICSA.
                                                                                                                     
General Conference Sponsorship | $1,000
Your company’s logo will be featured on the sponsor page of the meeting/conference website and will link to your company’s website.