NEXT Conference 2018
 

Sponsorship/Marketing Opportunities

Show your support—become a sponsor! The NEXT Conference 2018 would not be possible without your generous support and participation.
*Previous sponsors will have first right of refusal and sponsorships will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis.

Click here to download the Exhibitor/Sponsor Information Flyer

Platinum Gavel—Four Available, $5,000 each

  • Wednesday Annual Awards Dinner—SOLD
  • Thursday Inaugural Luncheon Event—SOLD
  • Thursday All-Member Luncheon Event
  • Friday 50-Year Golden Celebration Luncheon Event

Included in your Platinum Gavel sponsorship . . .

  • Double exhibit booth package
  • One full-page ad in the onsite program
  • One promotional tote bag insert
  • One news & information item
  • Mobile app sponsor listing
  • Event sponsor signage where applicable
  • 4 tickets to the sponsored event
  • Full-page post-event ad in the Michigan Bar Journal
  • Post-event acknowledgment in the Michigan Bar Journal

Gold Gavel—Two Available, $4,000 each

  • Thursday continental breakfast—SOLD
  • Friday continental breakfast

Included in your Gold Gavel sponsorship . . .

  • One exhibit booth package
  • One half-page ad in the onsite program
  • One promotional tote bag insert
  • One news & information item
  • Mobile app sponsor listing
  • Event sponsor signage where applicable
  • Half-page post-event ad in the Michigan Bar Journal
  • Post-event acknowledgment in the Michigan Bar Journal

Silver Gavel—Three Available, $3,000 each

  • Thursday afternoon refreshment break—sponsor may provide giveaway items that will be placed strategically in the break area
  • Thursday All-Member Networking Reception (in Exhibit Hall, not exclusive)
  • Thursday evening State Bar of Michigan Celebrating Diversity Reception (off-site)—SOLD

Included in your Silver Gavel sponsorship . . .

  • One half-page ad in the onsite program
  • One news & information item
  • Mobile app sponsor listing
  • Event sponsor signage where applicable
  • Half-page post-event ad in the Michigan Bar Journal
  • Post-event acknowledgment in the Michigan Bar Journal

Bronze Gavel—$1,000 each

  • Education Track Sponsor—Sponsor will receive additional acknowledgment on the conference website and in the NEXT Conference onsite program. Additionally, sponsors will be recognized during introductions of the speakers by moderators in their respective educational tracks and on signage outside the room.

Mobile App Sponsorship

  • Push Notifications (2 available, $1,500 each)—Your message is sent directly to attendees' mobile devices.
  • Banner Ads (5 available, $500 each)—Rotating banners ads appear at the top or bottom of the screen and serve as a cost-effective way to create brand awareness.
  • Enhanced Exhibitor Listing ($150 each)—Take the opportunity to enhance your in-app listing with collateral, photos, and video.

Marketing Opportunities

  • Conference Tote Bags—Want some extra exposure for your company? Sponsor the conference tote bag. Each registrant receives a tote bag at registration. The cost is $6,500, or you supply 1,500 canvas tote bags with your company name and logo imprinted, plus $100.*
  • Lanyard Pouches—Another avenue to give extra exposure for your product or services is being the lanyard sponsor. Each registrant receives a lanyard pouch at registration. The cost is $3,500, or you supply 1,500 lanyard pouches plus $100.*
  • News & Information Center—Want some extra exposure for your product or services, or can't attend as an exhibitor this year? For $300 per supplied item and 1,500 pieces, display your approved marketing or collateral item at the News & Information Center located near the entrance of the Exhibit Hall.*
  • Tote Bag Insert—Supply a company flyer, brochure, notepad, pen, or trinket to be inserted into each tote bag. The cost is $300 per item and 1,500 pieces needed.*

* Items must arrive by August 8.

Advertising Opportunities

Publication of your ad in the official onsite conference program will bring traffic to your booth and business to your company. Every attendee receives the program as a guide throughout the entire event.

Outside back cover 4-color (7 ½" x 9 ½") $600  (SOLD)
Inside front cover 4-color (7 ½" x 9 ½") $500  (SOLD)
Inside back cover 4-color (7 ½" x 9 ½") $500  (SOLD)
Full page blk/wht (7 ½" x 9 ½") $400
Half page blk/wht (7 ½" x 5") $300

Passport to Prizes

You won't want to miss out on the Passport to Prizes game! By donating a door prize with a minimum value of $50, your name will be added to the exhibitor passport card distributed to every attendee. The attendees must visit your booth to receive a stamp to mark their card allowing you to engage in conversation about your product or service. Prizes will be drawn at the All-Member Networking Reception Thursday evening in the Exhibit Hall. Registrants must be present to win.