Become a Sponsor

June 9 - 12 | Exposition: June 10 - 12 | Colorado Convention Center | Denver, CO | USA

Benefits of Sponsoring

  • Increased exposure and awareness for your company
  • Opportunity to strengthen your brand awareness with attendees and AWWA members
  • Reinforce your position as a premier leader in the water community
  • Earn one point per $3,425 of ACE19 sponsorship to be added to your priority point total and used in your ACE20 booth selection

 

 

Every ACE19 Sponsorship includes

Pre-Show Benefits

  • Company logo on ACE website
  • Company logo in Conference Preview, if received by February 1, 2019
  • Conference pre-registered attendee mailing list
  • Access to Official Sponsor graphics for your marketing use

On-site exposure & logo recognition

  • Sponsorship signs throughout the conference venue
  • Sponsor in the conference program, if received by April 25, 2019
  • Sponsor on beginning slide at Opening General Session
  • Logo and hyperlink in the conference Mobile App

Post Conference Promotion

  • Conference attendee mailing list
  • Company logo on the ACE website through August





New for 2019




Exclusive: $5,000 member | $10,000 nonmember 
Target Audience: All ACE attendees
ACE attendees will thank you for providing this complimentary service and walk away with a lasting reminder affixed to their luggage.

  • Your company name and logo on Bag & Coat Check signage
  • Bag & Coat check will be open: Sunday 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Tuesday 7:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. and Wednesday 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Your company logo on Bag & Coat Check luggage tags*

*Sponsor must supply luggage tags

Enjoy Monday night in downtown Denver with a ride on the 16th Street Mall Shuttle to the historic Daniels & Fisher Tower! AWWA’s Water Equation is planning an event at the Clocktower Cabaret on Monday, June 10 from 7:00–10:00 p.m. Show & drink tickets (seating for 135) will be sold to benefit the Water Equation.

Three Available: $3,500 member | $7,000 nonmember Target
Audience: All AWWA Attendees

  • Recognition at the event with logo on sign
  • Recognition on Water Equation Social Media posts
  • Company logo on table tents
  • Emcee mention during the event
  • Ten complimentary tickets to the event for company colleagues
  • Company name and logo on ticket

Four Available: $9,000 member | $18,000 nonmember
Target Audience: All ACE attendees 

  • Sponsor hands out 750 prepaid $5 vouchers at their booth (Coffee Bar will also be selling coffee to ACE attendees without vouchers)
  • Your company logo on Coffee Bar and two-meter board signs for three days of show
  • Sponsor may provide napkins with logo

One Available: $9,000 member | $18,000 nonmember
Target Audience: All ACE attendees

  • Full O2 Bar on the Exhibit Hall floor for three days
  • Custom branding of five Oxygen Bar panels and two Aromarizer units that sit on top of the bar
  • Sponsor may provide small giveaway item

One Available: $9,000 member | $18,000 nonmember
Target Audience: All ACE attendees 

  • Your company logo on five Pedicabs for three days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
  • ACE attendees ride your pedicabs FREE around Denver each day (2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.)
  • Pedicab drivers wear your gear (t-shirts, hats, etc), if provided
  • Your literature in Pedicab, if provided

Knowledge

Exclusive: $7,000 member | $14,000 nonmember
Target Audience: Legal attendees

  • Company logo included on the Legal Program page on the ACE19 website
  • Company recognition on the signage in the session room and at the reception
  • Three complimentary registrations to attend the all-day Legal Program and reception
  • Your representative given a 10-minute speaking opportunity to address the attendees

Exclusive: $6,000 member | $12,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 80 attendees

  • Provide one appropriate panelist to speak on behalf of the sponsor’s experience as it relates to the programmatic topic*
  • Opportunity for sponsor to welcome the audience*
  • Recognition on any promotional materials, including signage, online and printed program (provided printing deadlines are met), and targeted emails
  • Sponsor may provide sponsor literature, materials or giveaways, as desired
  • VIP Table provided to sponsor’s invited guests up to 8

*Subject to AWWA approval.

Networking

Exclusive: $4,000 member | $8,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 300 First Time Attendees

  • Easel sign welcoming attendees to the breakfast with company logo
  • 3-minute welcome speech to attendees, sponsor to share why ACE is important to the audience
  • Sponsor receives display table at the event for collateral or giveaway
  • Sponsor may provide coffee cups, napkins, or other item of their choice with logo
  • Complimentary breakfast attendance for up to three sponsor organization representatives

Exclusive: $5,000 member | $10,000 nonmember 
Target Audience: 75–100 attendees

  • Recognition on any promotional materials, including signage, online and printed program (provided printing deadlines are met), and targeted emails
  • Opportunity for sponsor to provide greeter to the event and/ or incorporation of sponsor staff who attend the event in the networking activity
  • Sponsor may provide sponsor literature, materials or giveaways, as desired

Attendees will listen to local music at a premier Denver rooftop location while enjoying heavy appetizers with local beer pairings at this “Taste of Colorado” event.
Target Audience: 75–100 AWWA Board of Directors, Past AWWA Board Officers, Water Equation Donors, Corporate
Sponsors of Scholarships
One Leadership Sponsor:
$8,000 member | $16,000 nonmember

  • A 5-minute address to event attendees*
  • Company name and logo on reception invite
  • Ten invitations to the event for company colleagues
  • Recognition at the event with logo on sign
  • Social Media postings on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

* Sponsor to work with AWWA representatives to develop content

One Supporter Sponsor:
$3,500 member | $7,000 nonmember

  • Five invitations to the event for company colleagues
  • Recognition at the event with logo on sign
  • Social Media postings on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
 

Exclusive: $5,500 member | $11,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 250+ ACE international attendees

  • Recognition at the reception with a sign displaying your company logo
  • Your company name and logo displayed on the reception invitation
  • Ten invitations to the reception

Exclusive: $9,500 member | $19,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 100+ Partnership for Safe Water Annual Awards Luncheon attendees

  • A 5-minute address to luncheon attendees*
  • Logo included on the Partnership full page ad in the ACE Conference Program and two issues of Opflow
  • Complimentary luncheon attendance for up to three sponsor organization representatives 
  • Recognition on Partnership for Safe Water website and in newsletter
  • Ability to distribute an educational/ informational piece at event
  • Branding presence in room

* Sponsor to work with Partnership representatives to develop content
** Partnership representatives to approve

Public officials will hear from local and national speakers, enjoy breakfast, and discuss common issues during this popular annual event.
Four Available: $3,425 member | $6,850 nonmember
Target audience: 50–75 public officials 

  • Up to two attendees from the sponsoring organization can attend the breakfast
  • Sign listing Sponsors’ logos at the breakfast

* Date/time of breakfast is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m.

 

Four Available: $10,000 member | $20,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 800+ attendees

  • Speaker to be announced
  • Sponsors’ logos on the Water Industry Luncheon presentation
  • Each Sponsor can invite 20 guests to the VIP meet and greet with the speaker
  • One complimentary table for 10 people, front row, for each Sponsor.
  • Additional tables can be purchased for the second row

Four Available: $5,000 member | $10,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 1,000 ACE attendees

  • Support the conference grand finale!
  • All ACE attendees are invited; frequented by AWWA leaders
  • Company logo on signage at event
  • Sponsor may provide literature, materials or giveaways, as desired

SHOW SERVICES

One available: $10,000
Main Concourse between lobby and professional sessions

  • A highly-visible traffic area for recharging and working. Your graphics will decorate the well-seen back walls.

One available: $7,500 Registration Area

  • Includes Charging Station Graphic, Pillar Cling and Water Filler Cling

Four Available (two kiosks): $5,500 member | $11,000 nonmember

Target Audience: 12,000 ACE attendees

  • Company logo on kiosk screen saver
  • Company logo on exhibit floor map
  • 300 x 300 pixel rotating banner ad

Exclusive: $4,000 member | $8,000 nonmember

Target Audience: International attendees

  • Company name and logo on signage at the International Resource Center

Exclusive: $4,500 member | $9,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 500–600 speakers

  • Signage with your company name and logo in the Speaker Ready Room
  • Sponsor may provide 8½″ × 11″ promotional piece or small gift in the room

Exclusive: $5,000 member | $10,000 nonmember

Target Audience: 12,000 ACE attendees

  • Company logo on the screen saver
  • Company logo on the bottom of the registration screens as attendees register

Two available: $14,000 member | $28,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 12,000+ ACE attendees

  • Banner posted on three ACE attendee shuttle buses
  • Company logo on bus schedule signage

One available: $6,500
Five locations throughout the center*.

  • Popular among ACE attendees are these built-in bottle filling stations.
  • Graphics and messaging of your design will decorate the back walls.

*Does not include one in Charging Alcove.

Thought Leadership

Exclusive: $6,500 member | $13,000 nonmember

Target Audience: 800+ operators, managers, young professionals, general audience

  • Company logo and hyperlink on awwa.org Pipe Tapping webpage
  • Banner at Pipe Tapping competition, size to be determined by AWWA

*The presenting pipe tapping sponsorship can only be purchased by a company that produces the same type of pipe that is being tapped during ACE19.

Exclusive: $5,500 member | $11,000 nonmember

Target Audience: 200+ operators, managers, young professionals, general audience

  • Company logo and hyperlink on awwa.org Hydrant Hysteria webpage
  • 1M sign at Hydrant Hysteria competition
  • Company logo and Hydrant Hysteria Crest on judge and coordinators’ shirts (up to 50)

Exclusive: $5,500 member | $11,000 nonmember

Target Audience: 160+ operators, managers, young professionals, general audience

  • Company logo and hyperlink on awwa.org Meter Madness webpage
  • 1M sign at Meter Madness competition
  • Company logo and Meter Madness Crest on judge and coordinators’ shirts (up to 50) and trophies (up to 4)

Exclusive: $5,500 member | $11,000 nonmember

Target Audience: 150+ operators, managers, young professionals, lab technicians, general audience

  • Company logo and hyperlink on awwa.org Top Ops webpage
  • 1M sign at Top Ops competition
  • Company logo and Top Ops Crest on judge and coordinators’ shirts (up to 50) and trophies (up to 20)

Exclusive: $4,000 member | $8,000 nonmember

Target Audience: 12,000 ACE attendees

  • Company logo along with Taste Test logo on (5,000) cups used during AWWA Taste Tests*
  • Company representative on Taste Test panel
  • Recognition on Exhibit Hall signage informing attendees of Taste Test event times
  • Recognition by emcee at the Taste Test finals
  • Recognition in press release regarding the winner of the Taste Tests

* Sponsor provides approved cups and must include Taste Test logo

Exclusive: $3,425 member | $6,850 nonmember

Target Audience: Meter Madness, Top Ops, Pipe Tapping, and Hydrant Hysteria Competitors and Coordinators

  • Your company name on 200 drawstring bags* carried by ACE Competitors
  • ACE logo and “Competitor” Crest will accompany company logo on bags

*Bags are 13½ W x 16½″ H

Five Available: $3,425 member | $6,850 nonmember

Target Audience: Meter Madness, Tapping and Top Ops Competitors, and local host

  • Tabletop at breakfast to display your product and handout materials
 

AWWA’S ACE PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS helps develop the next generation of water professionals. Invest in the future of the water industry by supporting student/YP activities at ACE19.

  • ACE Mentors
  • Student/Young Professional Scavenger Hunt
  • Meet the Boss Lunch
  • Fresh Idea Poster Competition
  • Future Leaders Reception

Swag and Giveaways

Exclusive: $28,000 member | $56,000 nonmember

Target audience: 2,500+ ACE attendees

  • •Your Company artwork on 4,000 hotel key cards* (2 keys per room)

* Price includes all costs of production, printing, shipping and hotel distribution fees.

Exclusive: $18,000 member | $36,000 nonmember

Target Audience: 12,000 ACE attendees

Company logo on lanyards* provided to ACE attendees at registration.

* Sponsor must provide lanyards and include AWWA’s ACE logo. AWWA will provide lanyard specifications.

Exclusive: $7,000 member | $14,000 nonmember

Target audience: All ACE attendees

  • Company logo on the water bottle provided to ACE attendees*
  • Water bottle will be provided in the tote bag**

* Sponsor to provide 8,000 water bottles and include the AWWA logo.
**If tote bag is available.

 

Exclusive: $6,000 member | $12,000 nonmember

Target audience: All ACE attendees

  • Company logo on front of notebook provided to ACE attendees*
  • To be included in tote bag**

* Sponsor to provide 8,000 notebooks and include the AWWA logo.
**If tote bag is available

 

Onsite Branding

Exclusive: $12,000 member | $24,000 nonmember
Target Audience: 7000+ ACE attendees

  • Your company logo on digital signs located outside most professional session rooms
    

One available: $6,000

  • Banner hanging on Exhibit Hall wall, highly visible as attendees access the main hall exit.
  • 15′ W × 15′ H
 

Exclusive: $9,500

  • Exhibitor list by company name and product/service categories in a handy pocket size for attendees to use when walking the exhibit floor
  • AWWA will produce and distribute 8,000 pocket guides
  • Insertion Order Due: March 22, 2019 Materials Due: March 29, 2019
  • The pocket guide will include company listings, exhibit hours, Exhibit Hall map, events happening in the hall, and your company’s advertisement on the back cover.
  

$3,500 and up

  • 48″ W × 36″ H
  • Ask your Territory Sales Manager for details.
   

Four available: $5,000

  • 8′ W × 12′ H
  • Main Concourse between lobby and professional sessions
    

One available: $5,000

  • Located in main Convention Center lobby
    

Sixteen available: $2,000 and up

  • 38″ W × 87″ H
  • Various Locations
     

Contact Your Sales Manager

Southeast U.S., CO, Latin America, Asia

Pam Fithian
d - 303.347.6138
c - 720.315.5407
f - 303.795.1989
Email Pam

Northeast U.S.,
Eastern Canada

Ryan Fugler
d - 303.347.6238
c - 720.280.6831
f - 303.795.1989
Email Ryan

Midwest U.S., Western
Canada, Europe

Nancy Mortvedt
d - 303.734.3442
c - 303.947.3895
f - 303.795.1989
Email Nancy

Western U.S., Texas, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico

Kathy Smith
d - 303.347.6237
c - 720.838.3988
f - 303.795.1989
Email Kathy

For exhibitor questions, including logistics, rules and regulations, registration, facilities, scheduling and special needs, contact Exhibit Services.

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