Sponsor MPTA’s 2018 Annual Conference in Columbia, MO

Showcase your business at the 2018 MPTA conference and Expo, September 19-21, 2018 Columbia, Missouri.

Sponsoring this event is an excellent opportunity for your company to exhibit at one location to reach a multitude of state and national decision-makers, saving 75% of travel, meals and lodging.

Attendance is expected to surpass more than 300 public transportation leaders throughout Missouri and the Midwest. We hope you will join us.

***PLEASE NOTE:  Guests of registered attendees must purchase a ticket to attend meals and socials events. Guests are NOT considered attendees and do not attend workshops or assist exhibitors. The fee is what we are being charged. There is no reduced pricing due to the age of guest.

EXHIBIT PACKAGES (Includes Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities)

PREMIUM – $15,000

Must be registered early with payment by MAY 15, 2018 to insure special arrangements can be made.

  • Big Ticket Sponsorship
  • Full page advertisement in the Conference Program (first confirmed receive priority space on back cover)
  • Reserved room for the day in the conference facility for one-on-one with existing clients
  • Workshop incorporated into conference agenda
  • Logo on Website
  • Premium exhibit location on Full Conference Day (Thursday)
  • Up to 5 delegates
  • Prime exhibit space at Exhibitor Reception (please let us know if your exhibit requires electricity)
  • Opportunity to include an item in the conference materials
  • 3-5 minute video commercial at prominent time during conference (provided by vendor)
  • Announcement of sponsorship during key events
  • Signage

PLATINUM- $7,500

Must be registered early with payment by May 15, 2018 to insure special arrangements can be made.

  • Big Ticket Sponsorship – Monday evening reception
  • Opportunity to provide a Giveaway with Vendor Logo (e.g. travel drives, mouse pads, conference bags, etc)
  • Full page advertisement in the Conference Program
  • Logo on Website
  • 2 Exhibit Tables
  • Premium exhibit location on Full Conference Day (Thursday)
  • Up to 5 delegates
  • Exhibit space at Exhibitor Reception (please let us know if your exhibit requires electricity)
  • Opportunity to include an item in the conference bag
  • 3-5 minute video commercial at prominent time during conference (provided by vendor)
  • Announcement of sponsorship during key events
  • Signage

GOLD- $5,000

  • Half page advertisement in the Conference Program
  • Logo on Website
  • 1 Exhibit Table (please let us know if your exhibit requires electricity)
  • Premium exhibit location on Full Conference Day (Thursday)
  • Up to 3 delegates
  • Opportunity to include an item in the conference bag
  • Announcement of sponsorship during key events
  • Signage

(If registered after August 1, 2018, we cannot guarantee inclusion on print materials, premium booth assignment, website posting, including items in package or signage)

SILVER- $3,000

  • Basic Sponsorship
  • Quarter page advertisement in the Conference Program
  • Logo on Website
  • High traffic exhibit location on Full Conference Day (Thursday)
  • 1 Exhibit Table (please let us know if your exhibit requires electricity)
  • Up to 2 delegates
  • Signage

(If registered after August 1, 2018 we cannot guarantee inclusion on print materials, premium booth assignment, website posting, including items in package or signage)

BRONZE- $2,000

  • Limited Sponsorship
  • Logo on Website
  • 1 Exhibit Table (please let us know if your exhibit requires electricity)
  • Up to 2 delegates
  • Signage

EXHIBIT WITH BUS/VAN DISPLAY- $1,250

  • 1 Exhibit Table (please let us know if your exhibit requires electricity)
  • 1 Bus/Van Display in Designated Area
  • 1 Delegate
  • Signage

(If registered after after August 1, 2018 we cannot guarantee inclusion on print materials, premium booth assignment, website posting, including items in package or signage)

Display space will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contact Kimberly Cella at 314.231.7272 or by email at kcella@mopublictransit.org  if you are interested in displaying a vehicle.

EXHIBIT ONLY- $1000

  • 1 Exhibit Only (please let us know if your exhibit requires electricity)
  • 1 delegate
  • Signage

(If registered after after August 1, 2018 we cannot guarantee inclusion on print materials, premium booth assignment, website posting, including items in package or signage)

SPONSORSHIP ONLY

Please contact us via email at kcella@mopublictransit.org or call 314.930.6853 for more information about sponsoring individual events or giveaways.

NETWORKING EVENT (Premium Sponsorship provides the opportunity to sponsor this great event).

VENDOR PRIZE DRAWINGS

Vendor drawings will be held from 5:00-6:00 pm on Thursday evening, September 20, prior to exhibit dismantling. Each exhibit is asked to donate one gift or prize for this vendor event. Items in various price ranges are suggested. Use your imagination!

EVENING NETWORKING RECEPTION

(Platinum and Premium Sponsorship include opportunity to sponsor this event.)

 

The MPTA 2018 Conference and Expo is a great opportunity for your company to network with all of our members and to promote your services and products. We appreciate your support and interest and look forward to an ongoing relationship with you as public transportation continues to emerge as a national priority. Please contact MPTA with any questions about vendor opportunities at by email at kcella@mopublictransit.org or call 314.930.6853, or 314.231.7272.