Carolinas Parking Association Annual Conference & Trade Show 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

Learning from the past and preparing for the future of parking!

Carolina’s Parking Association will celebrate the parking industry’s 100th birthday “Gatsby” style!

Join us as we learn and prepare for tomorrow. Educational Sessions. Vendors with the latest technology. And networking galore!

  • Create positive publicity and heighten the visibility of your firm.
  • Differentiate your firm from competitors.
  • Be a CPA supporter.
  • Be recognized by the right people in the Industry!

CPA conference sponsorship opportunities are developed to help you attain your business objectives. Sponsoring a conference event positions you in front of your target audience and demonstrates a commitment to the association.   Sponsorship entitles you to having your company name/logo listed in the conference program, and logo w/link on the Association’s website for one year. Your company will also be verbally recognized and displayed on screens and boards throughout the conference.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS ARE CHOSEN AND PAID FOR WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR CONFERENCE. Sponsorships are limited to the number stated for each item.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS ARE CHOSEN AND PAID FOR WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR CONFERENCE. If not stated, additional sponsors are available for each item.

VIP Sponsor              ………………………………………….       $3,000 (1 sponsor)

Grand Sponsor of the Opening Gatsby Event in the Speakeasy Lounge.  Gaming tables, food, and cocktails.

Lots of recognition for your firm throughout the evening and the entire conference.  Plus gaming chips with your company logo for playing!

Sponsorship includes one (1) exhibit booth (value $600 which includes one full conference registration), one (1) additional conference registration (value $175), sponsor recognition both verbally and with plaque/trophy, and on screens and boards throughout conference, plus an insert of your choice in the conference tote bags (giveaway, brochure).

Pave Diamond Sponsor          ………………………………………….               $2,500

First hour happy hour sponsor (beer & wine) of the Opening Gatsby Event in the Speak Easy Lounge, including lighted cups with your logo, sponsor of the fashion parade and the grand prize for best roaring 20’s look (pin stripe suits & flapper dresses welcome). Lots of recognition for your firm throughout the evening and the entire conference.

Sponsorship includes one (1) exhibit booth (value $600) which includes one full conference registration, sponsor recognition verbally, with plaque/trophy, and on screens and boards throughout the conference, plus an insert of your choice in the conference tote bags (giveaway and/or brochure).

Black Diamond Sponsor          ………………………………………….               $2,200

Includes one (1) vendor booth which includes one conference registration (value $600), sponsor recognition verbally and with plaque/trophy and logo on screens/boards throughout conference, pre-conference attendee list, an insert of your choice in the conference bags (giveaway, brochure), plus your choice of one of the following items.

(TAKEN) Conference Tote Bags w/logo (1 sponsor)

(AVAILABLE) Lanyards/Name Tag Pouch w/logo (1 sponsor)

                                                      

Diamond Sponsor          ………………………………………….               $2,000

Includes one (1) vendor booth which includes one conference registration (value $600), sponsor recognition verbally and with plaque/trophy and logo on screens/boards throughout conference, an insert of your choice in the conference bags (giveaway, brochure), plus your choice of one of the following items.

Golf Tournament & Golf Towel w/logo (1 sponsor)

Graphic Design/Printing conference materials & Boards (1 sponsor)

Luggage Tags w/ logo (1 sponsor)

                                                      

Platinum Sponsor          ………………………………………….          $1,500

Includes one (1) conference registration (value $175), sponsor recognition with plaque/trophy and logo on boards/screen throughout conference, an insert of your choice in the conference bags (giveaways, brochures), plus your choice of one of the following.

  • Hotel Key Cards w/ logo (1 sponsor)
  • Turn-down welcome note & chocolates in each hotel room (2 sponsors)

White Gold Sponsor              …………………………………………       $1,500

Includes one (1) conference registration (value $175), sponsor recognition with plaque/trophy and logo on boards/screen throughout conference, an insert of your choice in the conference bags (giveaways, brochures), plus your choice of one of the following.

  • Wednesday Grand Opening Exhibit Hall Lunch w/vendors                  
  • Wednesday afternoon Exhibit Hall Reception w/vendors (lighted cups w/logo for Gatsby Party)                    
  • Thursday afternoon Exhibit Hall Reception w/vendors (1 hr happy hour beer and wine)                       
  • Thursday lunch featuring sponsor/vendor
  • Golf Tournament Beverage Cart (beer & soda)

Gold Sponsor              …………………………………………       $1,000

Includes one (1) conference registration (value $175), sponsor recognition with plaque/trophy and boards, an insert of your choice in conference bags (giveaway or brochure), pre-conference attendee list, plus you choice of one of the following:

Wednesday Continental Breakfast

Thursday Opening Breakfast with Vendors

Friday Closing Breakfast

3rd Annual CPA Scholarship Program

Silver Sponsor              …………………………………………       $750

Includes sponsor recognition on boards, an insert of your choice in the conference bags (giveaways, brochures), plus your choice of one of the following.

  • Coffee Service Breaks-  Wednesday or Thursday                                                                   
  • Keynote Speaker (includes full conference speaker registration)
  • Golf balls w/ logo for golf tournament                                          

Bronze Sponsor              …………………………………………       $500 

Includes sponsor recognition on boards and trophies (if possible).                               

Golf Trophy Awards:

  • Closest to Pin
  • Longest Drive
  • Winning Foursome

Golf Friends of CPA              …………………………………………       $250 

Hole Sponsor signage                                                             

  • (All holes eligible for sponsorship, 1 – 18)
  • HOLES SPONSORED:
  • 2
  • 10
  • 15

All sponsorship fees must be paid in full by August 15, 2017 to ensure printed materials can be designed and available for the conference.

If fees are not paid by August 15, 2017, we will not be able to have your firm represented as a sponsor on printed material.

We sincerely appreciate your sponsorship!  Payment should be made on-line during conference registration (www.carolinasparking.com) or send a check payable to Carolinas Parking Association to:

                                   

PLEASE MAKE NOTE OF OUR NEW CPA ADDRESS:

Carolinas Parking Association c/o Garrett Male

Mission Hospital

509 Biltmore Avenue

Asheville, NC 28801

 

All inquiries should be submitted to:

Marilyn Etheridge, Conference Planner

Metheridge1@verizon.net   813-259-3549 or 813-787-4509