2021 AED Summit Sponsorships
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
All sponsors will be eligible for the Summit participant rate of $350 per attendee ($325 if registered before 12/29/2020) for any of the sponsorships listed below
Dinner and Conversation with Paul Ryan
All keynote sponsorships for the dinner event with business and political leader Paul Ryan on Wednesday, May 26th 2021, include access to the VIP reception and photos with reserved seating during dinner.
Dinner Host and Platinum Keynote Sponsor: $80,000
Includes 1 seat at the head table, 3 reserved seating tables (min 4 per table), VIP reception passes for all company attendees, 12 photos with keynote speaker, and introduction of Paul Ryan. Event will be promoted as “Dinner and Conversation with Paul Ryan hosted by hosted by “your company name”. Sponsors name will be exclusively displayed on stage during dinner.
Gold Keynote Sponsor: $15,000
Includes 2 reserved seating tables (min 4 per table), VIP reception passes for all company attendees, and 8 photos with keynote speaker
Silver Keynote Sponsor: $7,500
Includes 1 reserved seating tables (min 4 per table), VIP reception passes for all company attendees, and 4 photos with keynote speaker
Featured Presentation Sponsor – Monday General Session: $7,500
Company representative will have the opportunity to provide introduction of your company and share general comment on your company and the industry (up to 5 minutes) and introduce the featured presentation speaker, Shawn Rhodes, during the General Session on Monday, May 24th, by reading a prepared biography.
Featured Presentation Sponsor – Tuesday General Session: $15,000
Company representative will have the opportunity to provide introduction of your company and share general comment on your company and the industry (up to 5 minutes) and introduce the OEM Panel moderator during the General Session on Tuesday, May 25th, by reading a prepared biography.
Featured Presentation Sponsor – Wednesday General Session: $15,000
Company representative will have the opportunity to provide introduction of your company and share general comment on your company and the industry (up to 5 minutes) and introduce the Economic Panel moderator during the General Session on Wednesday, May 26th, by reading a prepared biography
AED Foundation Fundraising Gala
AED Foundation Fundraising Gala will take place on Monday, May 24th 2021. 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.
All Gala sponsors will receive recognition during the event with signage.
NOTE: Sponsorships for Foundation events are tax deductible as the AED Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization.
The Knapheide Technician of the Year Award Sponsor: (SOLD)
Sponsors logo will be included on the technician of the year awards and will present the award to the winners during the Gala. Includes complimentary registration for all company representatives to attend the Gala event.
Platinum Gala Sponsor: $30,000
Includes a welcome speech at the auction and complimentary registration for all company representatives to attend the Gala event
Gold Gala Sponsor: (SOLD)
Includes complimentary registration for all company representatives to attend the Gala event and sponsorship of the auction bid paddles and auction book.
Silver Gala Sponsor: $7,500
Includes complimentary registration for all company representatives to attend the Gala event, logo’d bar napkins
Corporate Ambassador Gala Sponsor w/ 10 Gala tickets : $5,000
Corporate Ambassador Gala Sponsor w/o Gala tickets : $3,000
Welcome PPE Package Amenities Bag - $25,000 (buyout of all items below including bag, sanitizer bottle, face mask, thermometer, and wipes)
Buyout of the PPE package will also provide the sponsor the option of including a postcard in the amenities bag. Any unused PPE packages can be sent to the sponsor, if desired.
Welcome Package Zippered Amenities Bag Sponsorship- $5,000
PVC pouch bag will be distributed to attendees with your logo at registration containing health and safety items for their conference stay. A great way to welcome guests to Summit. Amenities bag will include a postcard promoting your company. 1 color / 1 location
Hand Sanitizer Bottle Sponsorship - $5,000
Included in the Amenities Bag, a 2oz round bottle of hand sanitizer gel can be branded with your company logo and messaging. 4 color, foil imprint
Reusable Face Mask - $7,500
Included in the Amenities Bag, an adult facemask made of lightweight and breathable moisture wicking fabric. Full color imprint
Digital Thermometer - $7,500
Included in the Amenities Bag, plastic digital thermometer with LCD display will include a plastic storage case that can be branded with the companies logo and messaging. 1 color / one location
Antibacterial Wet Wipes - $5,000
Included in the Amenities Bag, disposal wipes in a resealing pouch containing 15 wipes can be branded with company logo and messaging. 4 color digital printed label
CONDEX Coffee: $5,000 (per day / 2 available)
Coffee, decaf coffee, and hot water (with tea bags and hot chocolate packages) will be provided for during CONDEX hours on Tuesday, May 25th or Wednesday, May 26th. Sponsorship includes signage at the coffee station and company logo’d coffee cup sleeves.
Attendee Bags: (SOLD)
Custom bag with company logo distributed on bag stands for attendees at registration. AED will provide selections to the sponsor and will purchase the bags. Cost for bags will be billed in addition to the sponsorship.
Conference Lanyards: (SOLD)
Pocket lanyards for attendee name badges with company logo will be provided to all attendees at registration. Lanyards will be purchased by AED with proof approved by sponsor. Sponsor will be billed at cost for the lanyards in addition to the sponsorship.
Summit Mobile App: $7,500
Sponsor the most viewed item at AED Summit with the mobile app. Includes start up splash page, rotating banner ad, and customized logo’d icon in the menu linking to sponsor’s provide page or website.
Conference Wifi: $7,500
Custom splash page on guest’s and visitor’s devices when they access Wi-Fi.
Education Track Sessions: $2,500 (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) and provide a brief (3 to 5 minute) introduction of their company.
Educational tracks include: Leadership, Rental, Sales, Management, Product Support, Technology
*NOTE: Sessions start with pre-conference education on Monday, May 24th 2021.
Education Refreshments: (SOLD)
Keep Summit attendees in the educational sessions hydrated and caffeinated with sponsorship of the coffee and refreshments to be located outside the educational session rooms during the afternoon sessions. Signage by the refreshment stations will be provided for the sponsor along with logo’d napkins and logo’d coffee cup sleeves.
Pocket Schedules: $5,000
Sponsor the Summit Pocket Guide with complete schedule of events, booth listing, and hospitality suite listing. Sponsors logo will be included on the back cover of the pocket guide and will be provided a full-page profile in inside front cover the guide.
Fun Run/Walk 5k: $2,500
Fun Run/Walk on Wednesday, May 26th and will start from the Mirage Events Center Rotunda and will include a light breakfast and beverages for the participants after they return from the run/walk. Commemorative T-shirts can be provided by the sponsor or purchased by AED and billed at cost.
Rotunda Pillar Wraps: $1,500 per column (7 available)
Column Wraps located outside the entrance to CONDEX in the Mirage Event Center Rotunda registration area. Positions shown on graphic.
Column #1: Available
Column #2: Available
Column #3: Available
Column #4: Available
Column #5: SOLD
Column #6: Available
Column #7: Available
Column #8: Available
Rotunda Registration Desk Kick Panels: $2,000 per desk (2 available)
Kick panels located at two registration desks in the Rotunda area. Includes 5 kick panels per desk.
East Desk: Available
West Desk: Available
Mirror Wall: $5,000 per wall (4 available)
Spread your message, promote your products and services, remind attendees of your booth and or suite number across (4) four mirror walls that line the main walkway through the Meetings & Conventions area. 11 branded placements per mirror wall.
Wall #1: Available
Wall #2: Available
Wall #3: Available
Wall #4: Available
Vertical Digital LCD Screen: $1,000 per screen (6 available)
Make your mark by displaying branded messages on (6) six vertical LCD screens located throughout the Meetings & Conventions area. With crisp visuals, animation possibilities and variable messaging, displaying your brand digitally maximizes exposure in a more dynamic and engaging way. Your contact will be the only message featured on these screens during your scheduled days.
Screen #1: Available
Screen #2: Available
Screen #3: Available
Screen #4: Available
Screen #5: Available
Screen #6: Available
Promenade Hallway Carpet Clings: $1,000 per cling (10 available)
Directional and promotional branding to lead attendees to a particular booth or suite within the convention area. 36” x 36” standard. Other sizes available upon request. 10 clings available
Cling #1: Available
Cling #2: Available
Cling #3: Available
Cling #4: Available
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Cling #9: Available
Cling #10: Available
Summit Mobile App Rotation Banner Ad: $500 each (10 available)
Rotating banner with company logo or message (640 pixels x 80 pixels). Links to sponsor website or app sponsor profile page when clicked