Sponsor the NERF Education & Research Foundation prize in 2020! NERF is looking for a company to provide $10,000 toward an entry level Harley Davdison Motorcycle. NWFA will provide a motorcycle to display in your booth during Expo and will manage all attendee donations, announce winner and manage all logistics following Expo. The winner will be announced on Thursday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m. on the trade show floor. The winner will have the option to put $10,000 down on a Harley Davdison motorcycle of his/her choice or a $10,000 cash prize.
The sponsor will be recognized on the Expo website, e-blast, event guide, mobile app, signage and print promotion
NERF provides scholarships to help educate future generations of wood flooring professionals. Thanks to the generosity of our members, NWFA awarded $13,000 in 2018 and $18,250 in 2019. Your donations are contributing to individuals’ futures and helping them advance their careers. Help us to advance the industry by improving wood flooring knowledge and hands-on skills for the next generation of craftspeople by donating to NERF. For more information call Penny Key at 636-519-9663.
Sponsor logo will be placed on the attendee drawstring sports bag that will be distributed to all attendees at the Registration Desk. NWFA will purchase drawstring sports bag and have sponsor approve logo placement.
Pricing depends on quality of item. Bag sponsorship starts at $9,000 up to $12,000. For details contact Penny Key, Meeting & Trade Show Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-422-4556.
Sponsor logo on attendee lanyards
Sponsor to provide artwork on front side of Expo hotel room keys. Expo logo will be placed on back.
The mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date information about Expo including trade show floor plan, exhibitor listings, education sessions and much more.
Sponsor will be recognized throughout the Mobile App and the Wi-Fi connection portal, Expo Guide and on sign near Registration and during education sessions.
Does your company offer a product designed for installation and protection of flooring systems? If so, we are looking for a sponsor to provide the product in our NWFA Exhibitor Demo Theater ion the Trade Show floor.
Sponsor to provide three (20'x20'') the product with company name and NWFA logo (if possible) and finance the installation on Tuesday, April 28 by 12 p.m.
Sponsor will provide NWFA Marketing Team with a short message (max 150 characters) to be uploaded on the Mobile App. A day and time for notification distribution will be determined one month prior to Expo.
Multiple sponsorships available.
Want some recognition all year? Join NWFA supporters by adding your company name (small font) to the Expo attendee t-shirt. Your company will be listed as an Expo T-Shirt Sponsor and your will qualify as a "Spur" Sponsor ($500-$1,000 in total sponsor contribution).
Your company will also be listed on the NWFA Expo website under Sponsors, mobile app and onsite sponsor signage.
Expo offers 20+ education sessions on Wednesday and Thursday morning. Speakers will be confirmed by the end November. For more information on individual speakers, please contact Penny Key at email@example.com or 800-422-4556.
Sponsors will have the option to distribute an item during the session, introduce the speaker and the sponsor will be recognized on the slide presentation, Expo Guide & Mobile App.
The Kick Start Session / Party will begin at the Wisconsin Center with a one hour session that will include a NWFA and industry update followed by a warm welcome from retired Senior Executive Tim Hoelter from Harley Davidson.
Following the session we will transport everyone by bus to the Harley Davidson Museum where we will be welcomed by live music, appetizers, drinks and full access to the musuem. Transportation will be provided back to Expo host hotels and the Wisconsin Center.
Sponsors will receive recognition throughout the evening on signage, bars and food stations.
Four sponsors at $10,000 each = $40,000
The Road Rally Session & Wood Floor of the Year Awards Program will be held on Wednesday, April 29 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at the Wisconsin Center prior to the trade show opening.
The event will feature TED Talks by industry professionals and NWFA members will share how they created a successful business and will energize the attendees to "Make it Happen." Kayleen McCabe, General contractor, TV host, trades advocate and brand ambassador will emcee this year's event.
Sponsors will be recognized throughout the event on signage and on stage along with program guide and mobile app.
Three sponsorships available at $10,000 each.
Bikes, Brats & Beer Party | Thursday, April 30 | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Milwaukee is the city of festivals and beer garden's so let's celebrate another successful Wood Flooring Expo with beer braised brats, sauerkraut and some of Milwaukee's best beer. You may even hear a little Polka music in the background as friends gather together.
Sponsors will be recognized throughout the event on signage, program guide and mobile app.
Four sponsors at $10,000 each = $40,000
Welcome Expo attendees on Tuesday, April 28 near registration with a seating area highlighting your company. Milwaukee cheese, sausage and Sprecher root beer will be served between 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The sponsor(s) will be hilighted in the designated area, mobile app and program guide.
Sponsor staff can welcome attendees (if desired) as they pick-up their registration material and take time to reivew program guide and network with old and new friends.
One sponsorship at $5,000 or five sponsors at $1,000 each.
NWFA Expo will host the fourth Emerging Leaders Reception at the 2020 Expo in Milwaukee. This event is for members 40 years of age and under and we anticipate 200+ attendees.
Sponsorship includes signage throughout the event (entrance, buffet table and bar). Sponsor will have the opportunity to verbally welcome attendees and provide a give-away at the cost of sponsor.
The Exhibitor Demonstration Theater has become a very popular event over the years. The theater is located on the show floor and provides exhibitors with an opportunity to demonstrate a product of their choice.
Each sponsor will be guaranteed a half hour timeslot to present a demo and will be recognized with company logo on the Demonstration Theater signage amd company mentioned within the program guide and mbile app. Sponsor(s) will also be recognized at the beginning of each day when the trade show opens prior to the first demonstration.
Three co-sponsors at $3,000 each
Morning Coffee | Wednesday, April 29 | 7:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Coffee will be provided prior to the Education sessions on Wednesday morning.
Morning Coffee | Thursday, April 30 | 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Coffee will be provided prior to the Education sessions on Friday morning.
Join other exhibitors and sponsor the Expo Pub Crawl on the Trade Show Floor Wednesday, April 29 from 4:30 - 5:30pm. Host a bar during the last hour on the Trade Show and show case your company's products at the same time.
The sponsor fee covers the cost of beer/bartender fee and includes promotion in Expo Guide and mobile app. Participating companies also quality for first tier sponsorship.
IMPORTANT: If you wish to serve something different than beer, please contact Penny Key at firstname.lastname@example.org for options and additional cost.
Multiple sponsorships availalble.
Create activity at your booth by providing a trade show attendee prize worth $500 and become a Sponsor. Below are the requirements and instructions.
Multiple sponsorships available
New in 2020! Join in on the excitement and be part of Expo's first Poker Run on the trade show floor in Milwaukee. NWFA will supply the promotion, map/directions, playing cards and more that will entice the Expo attendee to be part of the fun and encouraged to visit your booth and hear about your company and products.
Each exhibitor who participates will be recognized in the event guide, mobile app, signage and will qualify as a "Street Rod" sponsor based on the finanical support of $1,000. NWFA may even place a Poker Run item in your booth to identify you as a participant. The attendee will be eligible to win a prize based on the hand that is dealt, which will create some some competition on the show floor.
To make the Poker Run successful NWFA will need at least eight companies to commit and if for some reason NWFA would have to cancel you will receive a full refund.
Pre-Expo Symposium will be held on Tuesday, April 28. The Symposium is a full day program (six hours), which includes coffee service and a luncheon targeted specifically to over 250 NWFA member certified professionals including inspectors, contractors, retailers, distributors, and manufacturers. The Symposium offers educational opportunities that will increase awareness and heighten skills for many challenging issues we experience in the field as inspectors and contractors.
The Symposium scheduled for Tuesday, April 28 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.. The NWFACP Symposium will offer six hours of education with a luncheon.
Sponsors will be recognized as follows:
Two sponsorships available at $2,500 each (non-competing companies) or one sponsor at $5,000.
Company recognition and logo will be placed on Event Guide cover and throughout the Guide. This item is distributed to all attendees and exhibitors. The Event Guide provides members wiith schedule, speakers and exhibitor information and much more. NWFA placed the Event Guide in attendee bags, registration counters and the NWFA booth.
Welcome attendees with your company logo as they enter and exit Wisconsin Center and walk to and from education sessions to the trade show floor.
Two non-competing sponsorships available
Welcome all Expo attendees with a banner inside the Wisconsin Center hanging near escalators. The banner will be provided by NWFA and will display sponsor's logo.
Sponsor logo floor mats will be inside the Wisconsin Center near escalators on first floor and third floor. There will be floor mat located at each escalator on first floor and third floor.
Showcase your company's product by providing an ad on the Expo website from December 2019 - December 2020. In 2018/2019 the Expo website had 25,000 users and 180,068 page views, so ACT NOW and reserve this great opportunity!
The system will allow gif file if interest in a variety of displays throughout the twelve months.
Sponsor company logo and URL link to company website will be added on the sidebar to the Expo Registration & Hotel webpage opening January 2020. This site is viewed by all Expo attendees and a great way for your company to be seen!
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