MAY 8-11 | KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON CONVENTION CENTER DALLAS

Promotional Opportunities

Poised as the premier unmanned systems and robotics marketplace, XPONENTIAL 2017 is the place to showcase your latest products and solutions to a global audience. With more than 7,000 attendees and over 650 exhibitors gathering on 370,000 square feet of exhibit space, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd. With these promotional opportunities, now you can.

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Exhibitor Benefits

Sign up for any of the following exhibitor benefits through the Exhibitor Console.

Affiliate Events and Hospitality

Hosting an event or happy hour at XPONENTIAL 2017? Submit your event description in the exhibitor console so that attendees can learn about it!

Attendee Acquisition Widget

Ensure that customers can find you at the show. Download a customized web banner for your website. Viewers can register for the show, see where your booth is located on the floor and add you to their expo planner just by clicking on the banner.

XPONENTIAL Logo/Banner Ad for Your Website
XPO Guide Company Listing

Exhibitors receive a complimentary company listing in the XPO Guide, XPONENTIAL's official onsite program. This listing includes a company description and contact information. To submit your listing, visit the online exhibitor console. You may upgrade your listing with one of the Enhanced Exhibitor Listings here. Contact your Business Strategist to upgrade.

Customer Passes

Invite customers and prospective clients to visit your booth by sending them a link to the complimentary customer pass. These passes allow them to access to the Keynotes, the exhibit floor, networking breaks and show floor educational presentations.

Product Cross-Reference Directory

Distributed onsite in the XPO Guide (and also used in XPO Connect–this directory helps attendees locate you on the show floor. Complete your Cross-Reference form online through the exhibitor console.
DEADLINE: March 3, 2017

Pre-registered Media List

Drive media coverage for your company's announcements by contacting our media list before the show. Exhibitors may request a pre-registered media list up to four weeks before the event. This list includes reporter names and contact information for those who have opted in to receive your news and updates. To request a media list, contact Tom McMahon.

Press Conference Room

XPONENTIAL provides you with exclusive access to a press conference room–complete with theater seating, podiums and audio visual equipment. To request the press conference room, contact Tom McMahon.

Awareness & Branding

Aisle Banners

Aisle Banners – $40,000

Aisle Banner

There's no better way to have branding throughout the show floor than to place your logo on every aisle banner in the exhibit hall (banner size is approximately 4' x 8'). Production and rigging costs are included.

AUVSI.org Website Advertising

AUVSI.org Website Advertising – Contact your YGS Account Executive for more details

AUVSI Website Advertising

Place your banner ad on AUVSI.org or XPONENTIAL.org and reach the entire unmanned systems and robotics community. AUVSI.org averages 315,800 visitors, 190,400 unique visitors and more than 1.2 million page views per year.

Banners

Banners – Contact your Business Strategist for pricing details

Banners

Get in front of attendees before they set foot on the exhibit show floor. Please note that banners are assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Fee includes production and rigging. Sponsor to supply artwork. Available banner locations can be found here.

Charging Stations

Charging Stations – $5,000/One Station or $16,000/Four Stations

Charging Station

Provide attendees with the opportunity to recharge their electronic devices by sponsoring a charging station.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Video advertisement on charging station screen
  • Logo placement on the front and/or side of the charging station
Commercial Wall

Commercial Wall – $1,500

Commercial Wall

This designated area on the concourse level will have the most up-to-date information on educational sessions, Twitter feeds, bus schedules and events going on in the exhibit hall. Company commercials are available for 20 seconds and multiple time slots can be purchased.

Daily Networking Reception

Daily Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall – $6,000/One Day or $15,000/Three Days

Daily Networking Reception

Gain exposure by having your company name and logo displayed at a networking break(s) in the exhibit hall.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Beverage cart located near your exhibit stand (pending fire marshal approval)
  • One (1) Full Conference Pass per sponsored reception
  • Production of logo-branded napkins for use during the sponsored reception
  • Recognition on the Buzz announcement sent through XPONENTIAL's Mobile App the day of your reception
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
eBrief Newsletter

eBrief Newsletter – Contact your YGS Account Executive for more details

Get noticed in eBrief, the most targeted email distribution in the unmanned systems and robotics industry. Each week, AUVSI's eBrief is delivered to over 42,000 subscribers–your prospects and customers.

Educational Program

Educational Program – $5,000

Become a sponsor of an educational program–the most respected and comprehensive program content available to the unmanned systems and robotics community. There are three tracks for 2017: Policy, Technology, and Business Solutions.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • One (1) Full Conference Pass (includes access to all educational sessions, Keynotes and exhibit floor)
  • Opportunity to place company literature on a table outside the session room
  • Logo recognition on:
    • Signage located outside the session room
    • Educational Session page(s) of the XPO Guide
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
Enhanced Exhibitor Listing

Enhanced Exhibitor Listing

Enhanced Exhibitor Listing

Upgrade your exhibitor listing with one of the Enhanced Exhibitor Listing options found within the exhibitor console, upgrades include longer exhibitor descriptions.

Deadline: March, 3, 2017

Exhibit Stand Drop

Exhibit Stand Drop – $5,000/Day/Drop

Drive traffic to your booth, company website or Solutions Theater presentation by sponsoring a stand drop to every exhibitor. There is a maximum of three exhibit stand drops per day. Sponsor is responsible for design and printing of a one-page flyer, pending AUVSI approval.

Floor Tiles – only 10 remaining!

Floor Tiles – $1,850/One tile or $5,000/Three tiles

Floor Tiles

Looking for something cost efficient? Use a floor tile advertisement, featuring your company logo, on a high-traffic exhibit aisle to grab attention and direct attendees to your booth–contact your Business Strategist to discuss available locations. Sponsorship fee includes the production of a 4' x 4' floor tile with company logo and booth number. Sponsor to supply artwork.

Keynote – only 2 left!

Keynote – $30,000/Non-exclusive or $55,000/Exclusive

Keynote

Position yourself front and center during the most highly attended and prestigious sessions at XPONENTIAL 2017.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • One (1) 10' x 20' banners located inside the Keynote (AUVSI to produce and rig the banner, sponsor to supply artwork)
  • Literature distribution at the entrance of the Keynote during posted Keynote hours (distribution from a table or sponsor to provide staffing)
  • One (1) 60-second, company-branded video to be played right before the Keynotes begin
  • One (1) 60-second ad on the Commercial Wall located in the main lobby
  • One (1) complimentary full page ad in the XPO Guide
  • One (1) complimentary banner ad (rotating) on AUVSI.org from March through May
  • One time (1x) promotion on XPONENTIAL's Twitter feed, #AUVSIXPO
  • Logo recognition on
    • Quick Guide (pending availability)
    • Branding in the green room giving you direct access to XPONENTIAL’s most notable speakers and VIPs
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
General Sponsorship

General Sponsorship – $2,000

Enhance your brand awareness with strategic logo placement throughout the Dallas convention center, in the XPO Guide, and in the June issue of AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems Magazine.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • A Premium level enhanced exhibitor listing
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
Hotel Key Cards – SOLD!

Hotel Key Cards – SOLD!

Hotel Key Cards offer a unique opportunity for attendees to carry your sales message throughout the entire conference. As event guests arrive at our designated host hotels, they will be handed and greeted by your customized hotel key card. The advertising possibilities are endless; promote your booth number, special event, or new product release.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Optional: logo and booth number on the hotel key cards.
  • Ad on the official hotel confirmation
  • Ad on official housing website
  • One time (1x) promotion on XPONENTIAL's Twitter feed, #AUVSIXPO
  • Sponsor to supply artwork.
Lanyards – SOLD!

Lanyards – SOLD!

Lanyards

Turn all attendees into ambassadors of your brand—sponsor the XPONENTIAL lanyard!

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Production of lanyards with company logo
  • One time (1x) promotion on XPONENTIAL's Twitter feed, #AUVSIXPO
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
Media Center

Media Center – Contact your Business Strategist for more information

Media Center

In 2016, there were nearly 4,000 news stories written around XPONENTIAL. It can be difficult to stand out from the buzz at XPONENTIAL, but AUVSI can help. Sponsor the media center to help your company stand out among the rest. Contact your Business Strategist to discuss options to make a splash with the media while at the event.

The Mix

The Mix – Contact your Business Strategist for more details

The Mix

The largest and most attended networking event at XPONENTIAL. More than 2,500 robotics professionals attend to network with some of the brightest and most influential minds in the robotics industry. The Mix 2017 will be held at Gilley’s Dallas, home of the Urban Cowboy legacy and memorabilia, namesake of Mickey Gilley and world-class entertainment venue. At The Mix you’ll experience many southern traditions such as line dancing, armadillo racing, barbeque, country music and much more. Contact your Business Strategist for more details.

Official Event App

Official Event App – Contact your Business Strategist for more information

Event App

Branding Options may include:

Splash Screen
Every time the app is launched the splash screen appears for 3 seconds with the sponsor logo

Landing Page
The landing page appears after the splash page and has the event’s and sponsor logo followed by the app’s menu.

Top Banner Ad
Logo recognition at the top of the table of contents

Rotating Banner Ad
Rotating sponsor logos at the bottom of the table of contents
(maximum of six logos)

Buzz Notifications
Attendees receive buzz notifications alerting them of important show information. (Sponsor buzz notification to be approved by AUVSI)

Show Floor Demos in the Educational Session List

Hyperlinked Logo in the Table of Contents

All Silver Level Sponsor Benefits

Online Floorplan Advertising

Online Floor Plan Advertising – $495

Online Floorplan Advertising

Place your logo or message on the interactive online floor plan–viewed by every attendee and exhibitor prior to the event. Click here to view your options. Contact your Business Strategist to advertise for more than a month.

Press Release Listing

Press Release Listing – $395

Exhibitors can submit two press releases with the purchase of the Premium Enhanced Exhibitor Listing–you may also upgrade your listing to post more press releases. Press releases are published on the show website and are provided to all registered media. Submit press releases online through the exhibitor console.

Quick Guide – Exhibitor List and Show Floor Map

Quick Guide – Exhibitor List and Show Floor Map – $1,800

Quick Guide

The Quick Guide is carried by every attendee and is one of the most requested and referenced piece of collateral at the show. Your company will be highlighted on the show floor and in the exhibitor list on the Quick Guide sure to grab everyone's attention. More than 10,000 guides are distributed onsite.

Deadline: April, 7, 2017

Registration

Registration – $45,000 (exclusive)

Registration

Whether an attendee registers in advance or onsite, your company logo will be the first thing they see at the show.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Five (5) Full Conference Passes
  • One (1) complimentary Full page, 4-color ad in AUVSI's Unmanned Systems Magazine OR in the XPO Guide
  • One time (1x) promotion on XPONENTIAL's Twitter feed, #AUVSIXPO
  • Complimentary banner ad (rotating) on AUVSI.org from March through May
  • Logo recognition
    • Hyperlinked on confirmation email sent to all pre-registered attendees
    • Registration computer screens and kiosks
    • Registration counters
    • Hyperlink in the post-show thank you email
  • All Silver Level sponsor benefits
Robots in Action

Robots in Action – $250/One demo spot or $500/Three demo spots

Robots in Action

Showcase your unmanned system or robot in the Robots in Action demonstration area located on the exhibit hall floor. This area allows exhibitors to operate their products in a safe, controlled environment using an array of obstacles to demonstrate their agility and functionality. Demonstrations are only available to exhibiting companies (sharing companies not included). To reserve a demonstration time, contact Alex Mann, or complete the Robots in Action Application Form.

Show Badges

Show Badges – $20,000 (Exclusive)

Show Badges

Receive tremendous visibility throughout the entire convention. Each attendee name badge will feature the sponsor's logo and the XPONENTIAL logo.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Sponsor’s logo on the badge
  • One time (1x) promotion on AUVSI’s social media channels—Facebook and Twitter
Show Bags

Show Bags – $25,000/Non-exclusive (maximum of three) or $45,000/Exclusive

Attendees will seek out the official bag at XPONENTIAL 2017 to carry information they collect while at the event, making this the most popular item at the show.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Production of bags to include your company logo (logo provided by sponsor) and an AUVSI logo
  • Distribution of the conference bag to attendees
  • Complimentary full page ad in the XPO Guide
  • Complimentary banner ad (rotating) on AUVSI.org from March through May
  • One time (1x) promotion on XPONENTIAL's Twitter feed, #AUVSIXPO
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
Social Marketing by NewsDriver

Official Social Marketing Service for Xponential
Powered by NewsDriver

Get social and tell your story to the world! Reach key industry influencers, attendees and customers where they engage ~ social and mobile environments. We create an app-like socially optimized story from your content: news, products, people, and more. Preview a sample here: http://prs.newsdriver.com/represent.

Connect your best message, images, video, social, and news to drive social engagement. At only $249, you receive a social story, 10,000 XPONENTIAL-targeted impressions guaranteed plus detailed analytics reporting.

To reserve your Social Story and Distribution click here, email xponential@newsdriver.com or call us at 929-265-1873.

Solutions Theater Sponsorship – SOLD!

Solutions Theater – SOLD

Beyond the Booth

Attendees flock to the Solutions Theater, which features a variety of topics within the unmanned systems ecosystem. Make sure to get your industry news and company brand in front of this key audience.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Prime 30-minute Solutions Theater speaking slot
  • Logo promotion at the Solutions Theater
  • A Premium level enhanced exhibitor listing
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
Solutions Theater – Speaking Opportunity

Solutions Theater Speaking Opportunity – $500

Beyond the Booth

The Solutions Theater–located on the exhibit show floor–offers exhibitors the opportunity to present on a variety of topics, from new product releases and advances to descriptions of services and partnership opportunities. Exhibitors must apply to be considered for a time slot, and company specific commercials will not be considered. Take advantage of this opportunity and get your message out to potential customers and decision makers exploring the exhibit hall. Speakers and topics to be approved by AUVSI.

Sports Bottles – SOLD!

Sports Bottles – SOLD!

Water Bottles

Get in attendees’ hands by displaying your company logo on environmentally safe water bottles. Water stations will be available onsite for refills.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Production logo-branded water bottles
  • One time (1x) promotion on XPONENTIAL's Twitter feed, #AUVSIXPO
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
Unmanned Systems Magazine

Unmanned Systems Magazine – Contact your YGS Account Executive for more details

Unmanned Systems Magazine, AUVSI's monthly publication, highlights current global developments and unveils new technologies in air, ground, maritime, robotics, and space systems covering defense, civil and commercial markets worldwide. This publication delivers the most qualified target audience available for any organization involved in the unmanned systems and robotics industry. Unmanned Systems' Magazine worldwide readership of more than 27,000 is the most active, involved, professional group in the unmanned systems and robotics industry. Ensure your advertising dollars are wisely spent by reaching this unique target audience.

Deadline: March, 22, 2017

VIP Club
VIP Reception

Be in front of the most sought after VIPs at XPONENTIAL 2017 by sponsoring this exclusive executive area. The VIP Club has every amenity an executive requires:

Please contact your Business Strategist to learn more about potential VIP packages.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Logo recognition:
    • Inside of VIP Club
    • On pre-show attendee materials with a total circulation of more than 60,000 (time sensitive)
    • Related email blasts
    • Related web pages within the show website
    • Sponsors page of show website complete with hyperlink
    • All Silver level sponsor benefits
Welcome Reception – SOLD!

Welcome Reception – SOLD!

Welcome Reception

The welcome reception, held Monday, May 8, is the first networking event at XPONENTIAL 2017.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • One (1) invitation to the AUVSI Chairman’s Reception
  • One (1) Full Conference Passes (includes access to all AUVSI educational sessions, Keynotes and exhibit show floor)
  • Production of logo-branded napkins for use during the reception
  • One (1) complimentary 4-color ad in the XPO Guide
  • One (1) complimentary banner ad (rotating) on AUVSI.org from March through May
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits
XPO Guide

XPO Guide – Contact your Business Strategist for more details

Expo Guide

The XPO Guide is the complete guide to XPONENTIAL 2017 covering conference information, the exhibitor directory and the exhibitor cross reference listing. Please review the Media Kit for advertising specifications.

Deadline: March, 10, 2017 (Contract)

Click here to view options and pricing.

XPO Show Daily – Unmanned Systems: XPONENTIAL Edition

XPO Show Daily – Unmanned Systems: XPONENTIAL Edition – Contact your Business Strategist for more details

Show Daily

XPO Show Daily, powered by Unmanned Systems Magazine, is the exclusive show daily for AUVSI's XPONENTIAL 2017. Copies will be distributed the morning's of May 9, 10 and 11 to all exhibitors and attendees. Each show daily issue will include breaking news from press conferences, interviews, and sessions with XPONENTIAL speakers, and highlight the latest products, technologies and services from the exhibit floor. To inquire about having the products at your booth featured in XPO Show Daily, contact Brett Davis at bdavis@auvsi.org.

Deadline: March, 10, 2017 (Contract)

Click here to view options and pricing.

XPONENTIAL.org Website Advertising

XPONENTIAL.org Website Advertising – $3,000

Place your organization's banner on XPONENTIAL.org for the most direct way to reach the entire unmanned systems and robotics community. These banners appear on every page and will be seen by anyone and everyone visiting the site for important news, updates, and information related to XPONENTIAL 2017.

Limited to 10 advertisers per month. Dimensions: 1140x135px (web) / 320x100 (mobile)

"You Are Here" Signage

“You Are Here” Signage - $3,000/One board or $10,000/all 4 boards

You are Here Signage

You Are Here signage is place throughout the exhibit hall and main lobby.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Production of graphic panel (29 5/8” W x 75”H) for brand exposure on “You Are Here” sign(s); *sponsor is responsible for providing artwork
  • All Silver level sponsor benefits

Silver Level Sponsor Benefits

Logo recognition on:

  • Preshow attendee materials with a total circulation of more than 60,000 (time sensitive)
  • Related email blasts
  • Related web pages within the show website
  • Website sponsors page

Thank You Sponsor ad in:

  • XPO Guide
  • Keynote walk-in slides
  • June issue of AUVSI's Unmanned Systems Magazine

Contact Your Business Strategist

Mike Greeson
Wes Morrison

YGS Account Executives

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