All sponsors will be featured in the Summit Program Guide’s – Meet the Sponsor section which will include company description and logo
All sponsors will be listed in the Summit Mobile App with customizable profile information that can be edited by the sponsor
All sponsors will be listed on the Summit sponsor board with company logos and sponsorship level
All sponsors will be featured in rotating general sessions slides
All sponsors will be listed on the Summit website prior to the event
All sponsors will be provided the attendee registration list in electronic format
A Conversation with John Boehner
A former small businessman, John Boehner served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives for nearly five years (January 2011-October 2015), during which he led the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable federal government. Boehner represented the Eighth Congressional District of Ohio in the U.S. House from 1991 to 2015. He now serves as Senior Strategic Advisor for Squire Patton Boggs LLP, one of the world’s foremost law and public policy firms.
All keynote sponsorships for the dinner event with business and political leader John Boehner on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 include VIP reception access to the meet and greet photo session prior dinner and reserved seating during dinner.
Platinum Keynote Sponsor - (SOLD)
Gold Keynote Sponsor - (SOLD)
Silver Keynote Sponsor - $10,000 (limit 5)
Includes reserved seating for 10 and 4 VIP reception passes & photos
Bronze Keynote Sponsor - $5000 (limit 5)
Includes reserved seating for 10 and 2 VIP reception passes & photos
Featured Presentation Sponsorships
OEM Panel (SOLD)
Moderated by J. Michael Marks from Indian River Consulting Group, this panel discussion from industry leading OEMs will provide attendees with insight into these leader’s thoughts on the future of the construction equipment industry and the issues facing manufacturers and distributors today and into the future
Panel participants include:
John Deere C&F
Rich Karlgaard (SOLD)
One of the most influential and respected figures in the technology, economic and business worlds, Rich Karlgaard advises audiences on how to harness an organization’s disruptive spirits to maximize business opportunities in the global marketplace. As an expert in artificial intelligence, blockchain and the internet of things Rich is also a regular panelist on one of cable news’ most popular business shows, Forbes on FOX.
Karlgaard’s book on innovation culture, The Soft Edge: Where Great Companies Find Lasting Success, rapidly became Amazon’s top seller in the category of Strategy and Competition.
AED Foundation Sponsorships
NOTE: Sponsorships for Foundation events are tax deductible as the AED Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization.
3rd Annual AED Foundation Fundraising Gala
AED Foundation Fundraising Gala will take place at the Marriott World Center Orlando on Monday, February 4th 2019. This will be a night to remember with all sponsorships and auction proceeds going to the AED Foundation as a 501c3 charitable donation. Help the Foundation support the education and development of today’s and tomorrow’s construction equipment technicians and workforce.
Platinum Foundation Gala Sponsor - (SOLD)
Gold Foundation Gala Sponsor (SOLD)
Silver Foundation Gala Sponsor - $5000 (limit 5)
Includes complimentary registration for 4 company representatives to attend the Gala event
Accredited Schools Dinner - $2500 (exclusive)
Join AED Foundation staff for dinner with representatives from accredited schools from the US and Canada. Great opportunity to network with the educators involved with diesel equipment technology programs. Sponsor will be introduced at dinner will be able to address the dinner attendees sharing their comments about student education and your company’s role in the industry.
After Hours Welcome Reception (shared)
Kick of the 2019 AED Summit as the host for the welcome reception on Monday, February 4th. Event will take place indoor and outdoor lower veranda at the Marriott Lobby Lounge.
Gold Summit Sponsor - After Hours Reception (SOLD)
Silver Summit Sponsor - After Hours Reception (SOLD)
Bronze Summit Sponsor - After Hours Reception - $2500
Sponsor logo will be included on hand rolled cigars along with table branding on (4) 42" x 25.5" coffee tables located in on the outdoor lower veranda.
A Celebration of 100 Years of AED – Closing Reception
Join attendees after the keynote dinner on Wednesday, February 6th to celebrate our 100 years of AED at the closing reception. Be a part of history and mark your place in the next 100 years of AED by participating in this once in a lifetime event.
Title 100-year Sponsor - Dessert Buffett (SOLD)
Platinum 100-year Sponsor Quarter Century Bars - $10,000 (exclusive)
Sponsor a themed cocktail bar celebrating construction industry achievements during the quarter centuries of AED. Sponsors logo will be featured on each bar and featured on a commemorative membership display with the year they joined AED.
AED Member since 1942
AED Member since 1956
AED Member since 1972
AED Member since 2006
Platinum Summit Sponsor - CONDEX Reception (SOLD)
Gold Summit Sponsor Breakfast - $5000 (2 available)
Sponsor the breakfast buffet for Summit attendees on either Tuesday, February 5th or Wednesday, February 6th. Buffet will be served outside the general session room before the start of each general session. Sponsor will be provided signage at the event. Hotel staff will wear branded aprons while serving. A great way to promote your brand and your booth or suite number!
Gold Summit Sponsor Lunch - $5000 (1 available)
Sponsor the lunch buffet for Summit attendees on Wednesday, February 6th. Buffet will be served in the CONDEX hall both days. Sponsor will be provided signage at the event. Hotel staff will wear branded aprons while serving. A great way to promote your brand and your booth or suite number!
Gold Summit Sponsor President’s VIP Suite (SOLD)
Gold Summit Sponsor Professional Photo Studio - $5000 (exclusive)
Official Sponsor for professional headshot services to be offered on Wednesday, February 6th during the evening dinner event for AED Summit attendees to have a professional photo taken with digital copy sent to them for their own use. Sponsor will be provided with signage at the event.
Bronze Summit Sponsor - Canadian Member Breakfast (SOLD)
Bronze Event Sponsor - Fun Run/Walk 5k (SOLD)
Professional Education Sponsorships
Gold Education Sponsor - Refreshment Stations (SOLD)
Bronze Education Sponsor Education Track Sessions - $2500 (per track)
Sponsor one of the AED Summit educational tracks as a thought leader in the industry. Sponsors will be recognized in printed material and in the conference agenda and be able to introduce each educational track speaker (script provided by AED).
*NOTE: Sessions start with preconference education on Monday, February 4th, 2019
Educational tracks include:
- Product Support
CONDEX Experience Sponsorships
Platinum CONDEX Sponsor Wellness Lounge - $7500 (exclusive)
(2) Professional Therapists will provide an upper body therapy in professional chairs in a private booth in the CONDEX hall during CONDEX show hours (excluding CONDEX reception). They relax the classic tension areas of the feet, neck, back, shoulders and arms and help attendees feel more welcome, appreciated, refreshed, alert and energized. All necessary equipment, supplies and personnel included. Local, Licensed, & Insured.
Sponsor can provide logo’d golf shirts, t-shirts, or sponsor’s signature clothing for the therapists (optional). Attendees can be required to obtain a coupon or ticket at the sponsor’s booth to receive a complimentary therapy session (generates substantial additional traffic and prospects, and verifiable ROI).
Platinum CONDEX Sponsor Artisan Coffee - $7500 (exclusive per day)
Barista will provide custom espresso coffees for up to 5 hours each day during CONDEX hours. Approximately 75 to 100 servings per hour. Sponsorship includes company logo on barista glow bar and optional printed edible ink latte logos along with coffee sleeves featuring your company logo and booth number! Drink menu includes artisan coffee, espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, mocha, macchiatos, chai lattes, hot chocolate along with assorted condiments and flavored gourmet syrups.
Platinum CONDEX Sponsor Recharge/Refresh Lounge - $7500 (exclusive)
Sponsor the Recharge & Refresh Lounge area in the AED Pavilion located outside the CONDEX hall in the Cypress 3 foyer. Includes charging stations and seating areas for attendees to rest and recharge. Sponsor signage will be provided throughout the lounge area and on the charging stations. Lounge hours align with CONDEX hours excluding CONDEX reception hours on February 5th.
Gold CONDEX Sponsor Professional Shoe Shine (SOLD)
Summit Item Sponsorships
Platinum Item Sponsor - Attendee Bags (SOLD)
Platinum Item Sponsor - Attendee Key Cards (SOLD)
Platinum Item Sponsor Conference Lanyards (SOLD)
Platinum Item Sponsor Summit Mobile App (SOLD)
Platinum Item Sponsor Summit Transportation - $7500 (exclusive)
Sponsor the indoor transportation to shuttle guests from the hotel lobby to the Cypress halls. (2) 6 person electric golf carts will be branded with your company logo, booth or suite number, or your unique branding message. Will run Monday evening for the AED Foundation Fundraising Gala, Tuesday during General Session and CONDEX hours, Wednesday during General Session and CONDEX hours, and Wednesday night during the Keynote Dinner and 100 year AED Celebration.
Gold Item Sponsor - Pocket Schedule Guide
New Product Showcase - $2000 (1 SOLD, 11 available)
Have a new product that was introduced in 2018 or 2019? Feature it in one of 12 showcase displays. 38 1/8” x 5 1/8” Foamcore displays will feature a large product/company image, product description, company logo, and your CONDEX booth number. Will be located outside the CONDEX Hall in the Cypress 2 foyer.
NOTE: Available on a first come first serve basis and is available to CONDEX exhibitors only.
New Service Showcase - $2000 (12 available)
Have a new service that was introduced in 2018 or 2019? Feature it in one of 12 showcase displays. 38 1/8” x 5 1/8” Foamcore displays will feature a large service/company image, service description, company logo, and your CONDEX booth number. Will be located outside the CONDEX Hall in the Cypress 2 foyer.
NOTE: Available on a first come first serve basis and is available to CONDEX exhibitors only
Branding Sponsor Marble Walkway Banner - $2500 (10 available)
Make your mark by displaying branded messages on one of (10) large 10 ft W x 14 ft H double sided banners located in the Marble Walkway area leading to the AED Summit rotunda. Banners will be displayed for the duration of AED Summit. Cost includes printing and installation. Positions #1 to #10 shown below available on a first come first serve basis. Position #1 is closest to the hotel lobby. Position #10 is the closest to the AED Summit regisration, General Session, and CONDEX areas in the Cypress halls Crystal rooms K to Q and Carary 1/2 will be used for educational breakout sessions ensuring great traffic though the marble hallway.
- Position #2
- Position #3
- Position #4
- Position #5
- Position #6
- Position #7
- Position #8
Branding Sponsor Cypress Foyer Banner - $3500 (8 available)
Make your mark by displaying branded messages on one of (8) large 12 ft W x 8 ft H double sided banners located in the Cypress Foyers outside the General Session and CONDEX halls. Most AED events will be taking place in the Cypress halls and foyers ensuring great exposure to the banners throughout Summit. Banners will be displayed for the duration of AED Summit. Cost includes printing and installation. Positions #42 to #49 shown on the floor plans below.
Cypress 1 will be the location for the AED Foundation Fundraising Gala on Monday, February 4th, and the AED Summit General Sessions on Tuesday, February 5th and Wednesday, February 6th. Cypress 1 Foyer will be the location for AED Summit registration on Monday, February 4th to Wednesday, February 6th, and the AED 100-year Celebration on Wednesday, February 6th.
Locations available on a first come, first serve basis include:
Cypress 2 and 3 is the location for AED Summit’s CONDEX (CONstruction Dealer EXpo). Cypress 2 Foyer will also be the location for the New Product and Service Showcases. The CONDEX Reception on Tuesday, February 5th will also take place in Cypress 2 and 3. Entrance doors to Cypress 2 are in the center of the foyer.
Locations available on a first come, first serve basis include:
- Position #46
- Position #47
Cypress 2 and 3 is the location for AED Summit’s CONDEX (CONstruction Dealer EXpo). Cypress 3 Foyer will also be the location for the AED Pavilion, Artisan Coffee Services, and Relax & Recharge Lounge. The CONDEX Reception on Tuesday, February 5th will also take place in Cypress 2 and 3. Entrance doors to Cypress 3 are in the center of the foyer.
Locations available on a first come, first serve basis include:
Branding Sponsor Palms Foyer Video Wall (SOLD)
Branding Sponsor Escalator Signage - $3500 (1 available)
Dual digital monitors to or from the hotel lobby. Can be still images/slides, logos, or video.