Promotional Item Sponsorships
Mobile App Sponsor $20,000
Put your company's brand and message right in attendees' hands with the Mobile Application Sponsorship! Attendees will have the ability to access session times, exhibitor listing, event information and a map of the Exhibit Hall floor plan using their smart phone and mobile devices. Your banner ad will be displayed throughout the application providing you guaranteed impressions from all using the mobile app! A dedicated email blast promoting the mobile application will be sent to all registrants.
Hotel Key Cards $12,500
Have your company’s logo and message appear on one of the most important items attendees will be carrying—their hotel room key cards. What a great way to be at everyone’s fingertips!
GSA WiFi Lounge $8,500
Get everyone connected as the official WiFi Lounge sponsor at GSA. Located centrally, this very popular gathering place will have your logo and message predominantly displayed in this space. Your company banner (provided by you) will also be displayed in the hall letting all know of your contribution and this opportunity.
Annual Meeting Website $10,000
As the exclusive sponsor of our meeting’s web page your URL is just a click away from the thousands of GSA members and attendees who go to our association’s website for information about our gathering in NOLA. Located on virtually every web page and link regarding our event this is sure to attract lots of attention (and “clicks”) to your own website and product.
Cyber Café $10,000
The Cyber Café is the strongest and most cost effective marketing presence at the meeting. Attracting a steady stream of customers, the Cyber Café is often the first destination during breaks. It is a popular resource and a vital facility for those attending. As a sponsor, your company’s website is utilized as the default homepage and screensaver on each computer along with signage to include your logo directing attendees to the computers.
Wall of Giving
Show your support of GSA with this terrific traffic builder as attendees are drawn to your booth to pledge their commitment of supporting the field of gerontology and place their name on the wall. For every business card that is placed on the wall, the sponsor pledges to donate $25 to The GSA Innovation Fund that will enable GSA to strengthen its commitment to fulfilling the needs of its members in the years ahead. (Donations up to/not exceeding a set dollar amount, such as $10,000 in pledges to sponsor. Sponsor will keep all business cards that are placed on wall.)
Relaxation Station $8,000
Attendees will love taking advantage of a seated-massage. Attendees must first visit your booth to collect a voucher to be redeemed at the massage station. It’s the perfect environment to increase sales! You have the option of providing signature clothing such as your company golf shirt/logo to the massage practitioners to wear while they relax hundreds of attendees.
At-A-Glance Schedule Boards $7,500
Attendees will see your company’s name and logo every time they consult the on-site schedule boards for information, displayed throughout the Annual Meeting.
GSA Annual Meeting Collector’s Pin $10,000
This tremendous traffic builder is sure to be the talk of the Annual Meeting! Become the sole distributor of the association’s conference pin that will be placed in each meeting bag with a small card attached to craft your own message for all to see and direct to your booth/event.
Lanyards display your company’s name and/or logo around the necks of thousands of attendees. As a sponsor of the lanyards, your company receives distribution of lanyards to all meeting attendees.
Annual Scientific Meeting Tote Bags $15,000
Provide the bag each attendee will call during the Annual Scientific Meeting and back to the office. Your organization's name/logo will appear prominently on the tote.
Pocket Size Program $6,500
Each time an attendee reaches into their pocket to view the meeting schedule, your company’s name and logo will appear alongside.
Program Book Belly Band $5,000
Huge visibility! Each Annual Meeting Program will be wrapped in a four color belly band that your organization can advertise and promote yourself to all who use this “must read” material. It’s guaranteed to be seen by thousands! (Please note that final approval of content must be given by GSA no later than September 1st.)
Convention Pens $4,500
Put your company’s name in the hands of everyone! Each convention tote bag will have a writing instrument with your company name/logo sharing the GSA logo to be handed out to thousands of attendees.
Charging Kiosk $4,750 (Two sponsorships available)
Attendees will get a "charge" out of this convenient way of charging up their mobile devices without leaving the GSA Show Floor--giving you a creative way to capture their attention. The kiosk charges up to 12 of the most popular cell phones including iPhone, Android, Blackberry and iPads too! The LCD monitor provides the opportunity for customized content at the top along with billboard areas that are highly usable to display this sponsorship with GSA.
Hotel Banners and Exhibit Hall Column Wraps Starting at $5,000 (3 sponsorships available)
Huge visibility at the meeting with great locations inside Sheraton New Orleans including next to the GSA Registration Area and/or by the entrance to the exhibit hall. Your multi-color message will be seen by all and is sure to “wrap” everyone’s attention! All text must be approved by GSA prior to display. (Please note--deadline to submit for this sponsorship is October 1.)
Inserts for Annual Meeting Bags $3,500
Promote your company name to all attendees by placing a small promotional item (e.g., flyer, brochure, notepad, keychain) in the Annual Scientific Meeting bags. (Please note, all materials must first be review/approved by GSA.) If you do not have promotional items already, GSA will work with you to order the supplies (for an additional cost).
Airline Voucher Giveaway $2,250 (3 sponsorships available)
Attendees will soar as the lucky winner is awarded $1,000 in airline vouchers to take them anywhere they wish to fly! (Maybe to your booth in DC next year!) This sponsorship includes signage with logo, ticket for drawing and announcements inside the exhibit hall.
Annual Meeting eNewsletter Exclusive sponsor $7,500 / $2,000 per issue
Become the sponsor of our meeting’s eNewsletter which is sent 5 times leading up to the Annual Scientific Meeting. This highly read informational newsletter is sent to all 5,400+ GSA members, meeting pre-registrants and past attendees with your logo and message predominately displayed to all. Please note, ad space is 437 pixels x 114 pixels.
Room Drops Price Varies.
Please contact GSA for further details.
Have your company’s brochure, flyer, gift, or promotional item delivered right to attendee’s hotel rooms. (Please note all Room Drops must be approved by GSA).
For more information, please contact:
Jason Hawthorne Petty, CEM
The Gerontological Society of America
1220 L Street, NW, Suite 901
Washington, DC 20005