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Buy a 2020 AWW&WEA Conference Sponsorship

2020 Arkansas Water Conference Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorships for the 2020 Arkansas Water Conference are available on a first come, first serve basis. Sponsorship registration will open October 1, 2019. Once Sponsor registration opens, you may click on the registration button below the Sponsorship opportunity you wish to secure.


PLATINUM SPONSOR
Price: $5,000

Limit: 1 available

The Platinum Sponsorship is the most exclusive Sponsorship opportunity offered.

The Platinum Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo:
    • Displayed on AWW&WEA’s website
    • Displayed on two (2) individual 3’ x 6’ banners recognizing the Platinum Sponsorship, which will be displayed outside the Exhibit Hall and Technical Sessions in the Hot Springs Convention Center
    • Displayed on a banner recognizing all Conference Sponsors with recognition as the Platinum Sponsor
    • Included in the Conference PowerPoint displayed in the Exhibit Hall
    • Included in the Conference program and recognized as a Platinum Sponsor
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference emcee at least four times each day
     

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AS THE PLATINUM SPONSOR.


MONDAY HOSPITALITY AREA SPONSOR
Price: $2,500
Limit: 1 available

The Monday Hospitality area will be centrally located in the Exhibit Hall and will be furnished with comfortable seating, phone charging areas and other features to provide a place of comfort, rest and networking for Conference attendees.

Monday Hospitality Area Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo:
    • Displayed on two 24” x 36” foam core signs in the Hospitality area on Monday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at least once on Monday
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed in the Hospitality area on Monday. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Monday Hospitality Area sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Monday Hospitality Area Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by the Monday Hospitality Area Sponsor.
     

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AS THE MONDAY HOSPITALITY AREA SPONSOR.


GOLD SPONSOR
Price: $2,500 each
Limit: 4 available

The Gold Sponsorship is the second most exclusive Sponsorship opportunity offered.

The Gold Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo:
    • Displayed on AWW&WEA’s website
    • Displayed on a banner recognizing all Gold Sponsors, underneath the Platinum Sponsor and before the Silver and Bronze Sponsor(s), which will be displayed outside the Exhibit Hall in the Hot Springs Convention Center.
    • Included in the Conference PowerPoint displayed in the Exhibit Hall
  • Sponsor’s name included in the Conference program
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference emcee at least two times each day

CONFERENCE HAT SPONSOR
Price: $2,000
Limit: 1 available

At each Conference, approximately 300 custom hats are given away as prizes in the technical sessions. These hats have become a cherished part of our tradition.

Conference Hat Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Embroidered on side or rear of Conference hat.

The quantity, color, design, ordering and payment for the Conference hats will be coordinated by AWW&WEA.


MEET AND GREET SPONSOR
Price: $2,000
Limit: 1 available

The Meet and Greet is held in the Exhibit Hall at the end of the business meetings and opening session on Sunday afternoon. Attendance is based on those who have picked up their registration packet, which is approximately 600 – 700 people. Finger foods, wine, and soft drinks are served to those attending. During the Meet and Greet, the statewide Drinking Water Contest is held in addition to musical entertainment, and various prize drawings.

Meet and Greet Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on two 24” x 36” foam core signs displayed throughout the Meet and Greet event
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair during the Meet and Greet event
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed in the Meet and Greet area on Sunday. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Meet and Greet sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Meet and Greet Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by the Meet and Greet Sponsor.

NICKEL BEER SPONSOR
Price: $2,000
Limit: 1 available

Nickel Beer is held on Monday evening from 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM in the Exhibit Hall after the last technical session of the day. An old tradition of the AWW&WEA, this event is the largest reception during the Conference, and derives its name from the beer and popcorn served to attendees during the event. This event coincides with the Equipment ROADeo finals, and includes door prize drawings.

Nickel Beer Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on two 24” x 36” foam core signs displayed throughout the Nickel Beer event
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair during the Nickel Beer event
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed in the Nickel Beer area on Monday. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Nickel Beer sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Nickel Beer Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by the Nickel Beer Sponsor.

TUESDAY HOSPITALITY AREA SPONSOR
Price: $2,000
Limit: 1 available

The Tuesday Hospitality area will be centrally located in the Exhibit Hall and will be furnished with comfortable seating, phone charging areas and other features to provide a place of comfort, rest and networking for Conference attendees.

Tuesday Hospitality Area Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo:
    • Displayed on two 24” x 36” foam core signs in the Hospitality area on Tuesday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at various times on Tuesday
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed in the Hospitality area on Tuesday. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Tuesday Hospitality Area sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Tuesday Hospitality Area Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by the Tuesday Hospitality Area Sponsor.

SILVER SPONSOR
Price: $1,500 each
Quantity: 6 available


The Silver Sponsorship is the third most exclusive Sponsorship opportunity offered.

The Silver Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo:
    • Displayed on AWW&WEA’s website
    • Displayed on a banner recognizing all Silver Sponsors, underneath the Platinum and Gold Sponsor(s) and before the Bronze Sponsor(s), which will be displayed outside the Exhibit Hall in the Hot Springs Convention Center
    • Included in the Conference PowerPoint displayed in the Exhibit Hall
  • Sponsor’s name included in the Conference program
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference emcee at least one time each day

HOTEL KEY CARD SPONSOR
Price: $1,500

Limit: 1 available

The Hotel Key Card Sponsor’s logo will be displayed on key cards provided to guests staying at the Embassy Suites Hotel. AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator will coordinate production and distribution of hotel key cards.

Hotel Key Card Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on hotel key cards provided to guests staying at the Embassy Suites Hotel

The quantity, design, ordering and payment for the hotel key cards will be coordinated by AWW&WEA.


LANYARD SPONSOR
Price: $1,500
Limit: 1 available

Lanyards are given to all Conference attendees with their registration packet. The Lanyard Sponsor provides a great branding opportunity as lanyards are provided to approximately 2,500 Conference attendees.

Lanyard Sponsor benefits include:

  • The ability to provide branded lanyards for distribution to all Conference attendees. The price of the lanyards is not included in the Lanyard Sponsorship price and is the Lanyard Sponsor’s financial responsibility. The Lanyard Sponsor must design, order and pay for the lanyards. The lanyards must include a double bulldog clip. The lanyards must be delivered to AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group no less than 30 days prior to the start of the Conference.

WI-FI SPONSOR
Price: $1,500
Limit: 1 available

Wi-Fi is provided by AWW&WEA to all Conference attendees and is available in te Exhibit Hall and in most areas within the Hot Springs Convention Center.

Wi-Fi Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Included in the Conference Program as the Wi-Fi Sponsor, including instructions on how to connect to the Wi-Fi network at the Hot Springs Convention Center
    • Displayed on three 24” x 36” foam core signs throughout the Hot Springs Convention Center
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at various times throughout the Conference

SUNDAY HOSPITALITY AREA SPONSOR
Price: $1,500
Limit: 1 available

The Sunday Hospitality area will be centrally located in the Exhibit Hall and will be furnished with comfortable seating, phone charging areas and other features to provide a place of comfort, rest and networking for Conference attendees.

Sunday Hospitality Area Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo:
    • Displayed on two 24” x 36” foam core signs in the Hospitality area on Sunday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at various times on Sunday
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed in the Hospitality area on Sunday. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Sunday Hospitality Area sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Sunday Hospitality Area Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by the Sunday Hospitality Area Sponsor.

MONDAY CONFERENCE LUNCH SPONSOR
Price: $1,500
Limit: 1 available

The Monday Conference Lunch is provided to all registered attendees and is served in the Exhibit Hall from 10:45 AM – 1:15 PM, with seating for approximately 1,000 attendees. There is not a program or other activity during this time, but the remainder of the Exhibit Hall will remain open. The buffet line provides an excellent location for sponsorship signage at the entrance to the food service area.

Monday Conference Lunch Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on two 24” x 36” foam core signs in the food service area on Monday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at various times on Monday
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed during the Monday Conference Lunch. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Monday Conference Lunch sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Monday Conference Lunch Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by the Monday Conference Lunch Sponsor.

MONDAY REFRESHMENT SERVICE SPONSOR
Price: $1,250
Limit: 1 available

Coffee and water are served in the Exhibit Hall networking area. This refreshment station is well used by the Exhibitors during load-in and setup days as well as attendees throughout the Conference.

Monday Refreshment Service Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on one 24” x 36” foam core sign near the refreshment station on Monday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at various times on Monday

TUESDAY CONFERENCE LUNCH SPONSOR
Price: $1,250
Limit: 1 available

The Tuesday Conference Lunch is provided to all registered attendees and is served in the Exhibit Hall from 10:45 AM – 1:15 PM, with seating for approximately 1,000 attendees. There is not a program or other activity during this time, but the remainder of the Exhibit Hall will remain open. The buffet line provides an excellent location for sponsorship signage at the entrance to the food service area.

Tuesday Conference Lunch Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on two 24” x 36” foam core signs in the food service area on Tuesday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at various times on Tuesday
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed during the Tuesday Conference Lunch. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Tuesday Conference Lunch sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Tuesday Conference Lunch Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by the Tuesday Conference Lunch Sponsor.

SOUVENIR BAGS SPONSOR
Price: $1,200
Limit: 1 available

Conference Souvenir Bags will be provided to approximately 2,500 attendees, providing a great branding opportunity. The Conference Souvenir bags will include the Conference souvenir.

Souvenir Bag benefits include:

  • The ability to provide branded souvenir bags for distribution to all Conference attendees. The price of the Souvenir Bag is not included in the Sponsorship price and is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility. The Sponsor must design, order and pay for the Souvenir Bags. The souvenir bag design MUST also include the 2019 Conference logo, which will be provided to the Souvenir Bags Sponsor by the Angela Rogers Group. The bags must be delivered to AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group no less than 30 days prior to the start of the Conference.

BRONZE SPONSOR
Price: $750
Quantity: 8 available

The Bronze Sponsorship is the fourth most exclusive Sponsorship opportunity offered.

The Bronze Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo:
    • Displayed on AWW&WEA’s website
    • Displayed on a banner recognizing all Bronze Sponsors, underneath the Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsor(s), which will be displayed outside the Exhibit Hall in the Hot Springs Convention Center
    • Included in the Conference PowerPoint displayed in the Exhibit Hall
  • Sponsor’s name included in the Conference program
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference emcee at least one time each day

SUNDAY REFRESHMENT SERVICE SPONSOR
Price: $750
Limit: 1 available

Coffee and water are served in the Exhibit Hall networking area. This refreshment station is well used by the Exhibitors during load-in and setup days as well as attendees throughout the Conference.

Sunday Refreshment Service Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on one 24” x 36” foam core sign near the refreshment station on Sunday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at various times on Sunday

TUESDAY REFRESHMENT SERVICE SPONSOR
Price: $750
Limit: 1 available

Coffee and water are served in the Exhibit Hall networking area. This refreshment station is well used by the Exhibitors during load-in and setup days as well as attendees throughout the Conference.

Tuesday Refreshment Service Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on one 24” x 36” foam core sign near the refreshment station on Tuesday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair at various times on Tuesday

WASTEWATER AWARDS LUNCHEON SPONSOR
Price: $700

Limit: 1 available

The Wastewater Awards Luncheon is a separate luncheon held at the Embassy Suites on Monday, for the two primary sponsoring organizations – Arkansas Water Environment Association (AWEA) and Southwest Section AWWA (SWAWWA) where special awards recognitions are presented. AWW&WEA also presents awards during this luncheon. The Wastewater Awards Luncheon is a sit-down luncheon more formal in nature, and tends to draw those officers and others involved in the respective groups. There are approximately 125 people in attendance during this luncheon.

Wastewater Awards Luncheon Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on one 24” x 36” foam core sign at the entrance of the luncheon on Monday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair during the luncheon
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed during the Wastewater Awards Luncheon. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Wastewater Awards Luncheon sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Wastewater Awards Luncheon Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by Wastewater Awards Luncheon Sponsor.

WATER AWARDS LUNCHEON SPONSOR
Price: $500
Limit: 1 available

The Water Awards Luncheon is a separate luncheon held at the Embassy Suites on Tuesday, for the two primary sponsoring organizations – Arkansas Water Environment Association (AWEA) and Southwest Section AWWA (SWAWWA) where special awards recognitions are presented. AWW&WEA also presents awards during this luncheon. The Water Awards Luncheon is a sit-down luncheon, more formal in nature, and tends to draw those officers and others involved in the respective groups. There are approximately 80 people in attendance during this luncheon.

Water Awards Luncheon Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on one 24” x 36” foam core sign at the entrance of the luncheon on Tuesday
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair during the luncheon
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed during the Water Awards Luncheon. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Water Awards Luncheon sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Water Awards Luncheon Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by Water Awards Luncheon Sponsor.

CONFERENCE BANQUET SPONSOR
Price: $500
Limit: 1 available

The Conference Banquet has traditionally been held at the Arlington Hotel on Tuesday evening, following the completion of the technical sessions. The Conference Banquet serves as the event where AWW&WEA’s most prestigious award, the Kellogg Award, is presented. A more formal dinner with an attendance of approximately 100 people, this event serves as the program where AWW&WEA’s Kellogg Award is awarded.

Conference Banquet Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on one 24” x 36” foam core sign at the entrance of the Banquet
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair during the Banquet
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed during the Conference Banquet. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Conference Banquet sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Conference Banquet Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by Conference Banquet Sponsor.

SPOUSE PROGRAM SPONSOR
Price: $500
Limit: 1 available

A separate program is provided for the spouses of those attending the technical sessions. The Spouse Program has offered bingo, entertainment, tours, and special luncheons as part of the program and has been traditionally held on Monday and Tuesday mornings, with afternoons free for individual activities.

Spouse Program Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on two 24” x 36” foam core sign in the location of the Spouse Program
  • Verbal recognition by the Spouse Program Committee Chair and/or Conference Chair during the Spouse Program on Monday and Tuesday
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed during the Spouse Program on Monday and/or Tuesday. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Spouse Program sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Spouse Program Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by Spouse Program Sponsor.

CHAIR’S DINNER SPONSOR
Price: $350
Limit: 1 available

The Chair’s Dinner has traditionally been held at the Arlington Hotel, but in most recent years has been held at a location chosen by the Chair on Sunday evening from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Chair’s Dinner is by invitation only.

Chair’s Dinner Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on one 24” x 36” foam core sign at the entrance of the Chair’s Dinner
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair during the dinner
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed during the Chair’s Dinner. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Chair’s Dinner sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Chair’s Dinner Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by Chair’s Dinner Sponsor.

LAB/PRETREATMENT BREAKFAST SPONSOR
Price: $200
Limit: 1 available

On Tuesday morning, a special breakfast is served at the Embassy Suites to those involved in the laboratory services area of utilities. This event is conducted by the Arkansas Water Environment Association and attended by approximately 20 people.

Lab/Pretreatment Breakfast Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on one 24” x 36” foam core sign at the entrance of the breakfast
  • Verbal recognition by Conference Chair prior to the start of the breakfast
  • The ability to provide tabletop cards or other branded collateral to be displayed during the Lab/Pretreatment Breakfast on Tuesday morning. All collateral is the Sponsor’s financial responsibility and is not included in the cost of the Lab/Pretreatment Breakfast sponsorship. All collateral must be approved by AWW&WEA’s Executive Administrator, the Angela Rogers Group prior to ordering. Should the Lab/Pretreatment Breakfast Sponsor provide branded collateral, all collateral must be set-up and torn down by Lab/Pretreatment Breakfast Sponsor.

                                                                                        Ted & Clara Gentry Golf Tournament Sponsorship Opportunities

The Annual AWW&WEA Golf Tournament is held at the Hot Springs Country Club on Wednesday morning, which supports the Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship fund. The tournament is typically attended by 75-100 players.

DRIVING RANGE SPONSOR
Price: $350
Limit: unlimited

Driving Range Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on the Golf Tournament Sponsor banner with other Golf Tournament Sponsors displayed in a prominent area at the Hot Springs Convention Center and the Hot Springs Country Club
    • Displayed on a single 24” x 18” yard sign displayed at the driving range or putting green prior to the start of the tournament
  • Verbal recognition by the Conference Chair during the Conference Banquet

HOLE SPONSOR
Price: $300
Limit: unlimited

Hole Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on the Golf Tournament Sponsor banner with other Golf Tournament Sponsors displayed in a prominent area at the Hot Springs Convention Center and the Hot Springs Country Club
    • Displayed on a single 24” x 18” yard sign displayed at tees around the golf course

TOURNAMENT SPONSOR
Price: $150
Limit: unlimited

Tournament Sponsor benefits include:

  • Sponsor’s logo
    • Displayed on the Golf Tournament Sponsor banner with other Golf Tournament Sponsors displayed in a prominent area at the Hot Springs Convention Center and the Hot Springs Country Club

PRIZE DONATIONS
Price: donator’s choice
Limit: unlimited

Prize donations for door prizes (minimum value of $50) and items such as golf balls, tees, markers, etc. are also needed for the golfer’s goodie bags. Please mail these items to:

AWW&WEA Golf Tournament
Attn: Golf Chair
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