BECOME A SPONSOR

Ensure your company stands above the others at APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO with our high-impact sponsorship opportunities. Whether your goal is to launch a new product, differentiate yourself from competitors, maximize brand awareness or simply attract more qualified prospects to your booth, each sponsorship delivers significant ROI by placing your brand in front of retail buyers, decision-makers, and influencers.

APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO delivers a wide range of exclusive and FULLY CUSTOMIZABLE sponsorship packages for exhibitors of all sizes and budgets. All opportunities are sold on a first-come, first served basis.


Sponsorship Inventory

Ensure you choose the right sponsorship investment for you. Browse our Sponsorship brochure and inventory list for everything you need to know about our sponsorship opportunities. View the brochure.

Contact Us: Christine von Steiger, 703-706-8252, sales@APTAEXPO.com
 

EXPO Engagement Opportunities

EXPO Branding Opportunities

EXPO Web & Digital Opportunities

TRANSform Branding Opportunities

TRANSform Engagement Opportunities

Custom Opportunities

 


EXPO Engagement Opportunities

Attendees will line up for the chance to receive a complimentary professional headshot. Equipped with professional photographers, attendees will receive a headshot via email with sponsor's branding.

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsorship for two headshot photographers for two days
  • Multiple stations for photographers
  • Attendees will receive headshot photo via email with sponsor branding (sponsor to provide logo)
  • Meter panel with sponsor logo and times
  • Sponsor acknowledgement in print and online where ever sponsors are mentioned.

Every attendee appreciates having a place to stow their belongings during their time at an event. They'll be thankful to you for keeping their items safe!

Opportunity includes:

  • Signage at bag and coat check area
  • Opportunity to provide luggage tags
  • Tickets with logo or other giveaway
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Give attendees a place to relax and refuel while walking the floor! Option to get creative and develop a fun theme for a memorable break.

  • On EXPO hall floor
  • Sponsor to provide food and beverage

Make your sponsorship extra eye catching! Adjacent to the AV Demo Area, scooter companies will demo their products to tons of attendees in your branded area.

Opportunity includes:

  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Getting people engaged at the show is key. A live, guest-built photo mosaic wall lets attendees truly interact with the show and your brand, one photo at a time. The mosaic gradually reveals the overall image, encouraging onlookers to take part in the creation process.

Opportunity includes:

  • 8’x 5’ gatorboard wall that includes gray version of final mosaic
  • Design of mosaic and photo editing with one round of complimentary revisions
  • 200-300 pre-printed photos with grid location indicator on each photo
  • Sponsor to provide photos to online dropbox
  • 1” through 2” adhesive photo options
  • Sponsor recognition on signage
  • Carpet and two (2) six foot draped tables included with space
  • Opportunity for sponsor’s staff to interact with attendees and assist with placing photos on the wall

Your one-stop shop to be EMPOWERED! At the Brand/Brain Zone attendees engage with our experts for Tech Therapy sessions. They tackle tech with social media & reputation consultations, website reviews, hands-on demos of immersive and wearable gadgets and download on latest apps to make their lives more productive and fun. Attendees walk away from this experience with actionable advice on integrating digital solutions and tech into their everyday world and bring the future into the NOW!

Opportunity includes:

  • Tech bar with expert services and sponsor signage
  • Sponsor a representative to participate in the experience, initiate conversations and answer questions
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO webpage

Our experts will guide attendees on how to create a remarkable first impression, showcase their thought leadership, and connect with the right colleagues while managing their recommendations and privacy settings.

Opportunity includes:

  • LinkedIn Lounge with sponsor signage
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO webpage

EXPO Branding Opportunities

Put your brand in the hands of every EXPO attendee! The bags will serve as a walking advertisement for your brand year-round as attendees use them on the show floor and take them home full of their collected materials.

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor logo on bags
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

After using your branded charging station, attendees will be compelled to visit your booth.

Opportunity includes:

  • High Top Charging Station Table
  • Graphic (top and base)
  • Tech setup and breakdown
  • Transportation to and from venue
  • Damage Waiver
  • Tax
  • Power x2
  • A 22x28" sign

These free-standing advertising displays will drive traffic to your booth.

Opportunity includes:

  • 38"x87" panels
  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Placed in strategic location

APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO attendees will see your logo on one of the many banners strategically located throughout the convention center. Banners set you apart and drive traffic to your booth.

Or purchase an escalator cling and you'll be front of mind as attendees head to and from the exhibit halls with this noticeable signage!

These custom decals offer an innovative way to display your company on the most traversed pathways both in front of the convention center and on the show floor.

Opportunity includes:

  • Two 3'x3' floor stickers placed in high traffic area
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

Place yourself in the hands of hotel guests by sponsoring the partner hotel key cards. Any attendee staying in our partner hotel will see your brand every time they enter their room or open their wallet.

Opportunity includes:

  • Double sided artwork on keys
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

Why not make it easy to remember your organization by including your logo around every attendee's neck?

Opportunity includes:

  • Logo on lanyards
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

Capture everyone's attention with a high-impact, doubled sided 6' tall LED light box. Each fixture features a backlit panel of your advertising or marketing message in additional to your name and EXPO 2020 logo.

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Two-sided with LED illumination
  • Visible location

Give attendees a place to relax! Capture attendee's attention with your company logo and booth number placed on a sign beside the bench.

Opportunity includes:

  • Four park benches positioned throughout the EXPO Hall with Street Lamps

Interested in an atypical sponsorship that will surely capture attendees' attention? Consider our bathroom decal sponsorship! branded sponsor decals will be placed on bathroom mirrors and stalls throughout the convention center and will remain throughout the duration of the show.

Opportunity includes:

  • Clings on mirrors and back of doors in all restrooms
  • ogo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Gift attendees with a memorable souvenir and let it promote your brand for years to come. These reusable cups are the perfect way for your company to place your brand directly into attendee's hands.

Opportunity includes:

  • Distribute you logo on custom name cups to be distributed at booth or high traffic area
  • Show management to create tickets for distribution to pick up cup at booth
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Reserve your space in the popular Official EXPO 2020 Show Guide. This important resource book is reference throughout the year by key industry professionals - giving you valuable exposure during and long after the show. Space Reservation and Materials Deadline: August 1, 2020.

Options include: 

  • 4 Color Full Page - $4,250 (8 AVAILABLE)
  • Black & White Full Page - $2,950 (6 AVAILABLE)
  • Inside Front Cover - $7,500
  • Inside Back Cover - $5,000
  • Back Cover - $6,500

Hydration is key at every event and stay in every attendee's cabinet for years to come. These reusable water bottles are the perfect way for your company to place your brand directly into attendee's hands.

Opportunity includes:

  • Reusable bottles only produced by show management
  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

DETAILS COMING SOON!

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

DETAILS COMING SOON!

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

DETAILS COMING SOON!

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

DETAILS COMING SOON!

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

DETAILS COMING SOON!

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

DETAILS COMING SOON!

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor to provide artwork
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

EXPO Web & Digital Opportunities

Get more marketing exposure with impressions than your competitors. Have your targeted message (examples: a giveaway, an especially impressive exhibit, a big name speaker, etc.) retargeted to current registrants outside of the APTA EXPO website. 

Remind attendees to visit your booth with an advertisement in on the of three on-site attendee newsletters! Newsletters are sent during the show to registered attendees making it the perfect place to promote your location.

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor to provide logo, URL, and 50 words for inclusion in e-mail

Showcase your brand to thousands of public transportation professionals from around the globe by purchasing a rotating web banner ad with a link to your company's home page.

Opportunity includes:​

  • 728px x 90px ad to be included on the rotating ads on the APTA EXPO homepage and subpages

TRANSform Branding Opportunities

Put your brand in the hands of every TRANSform attendee! The bags will serve as a walking advertisement for your brand year-round as attendees use them on the show floor and take them home full of their collected materials.

Opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor logo on bags
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Why not make it easy to remember your organization by including your logo around every attendee's neck?

Opportunity includes:

  • Logo on lanyards
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

Professional development is an ongoing process. Show attendees that you are equally invested in the betterment of the industry as they are!

Opportunity includes:

  • Signage at session
  • Company rep to distribute materials
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page
  • Logo recognition on the slide of the sessions if you purchase 3 for $7,000 

TRANSform Engagement Opportunities

This sponsor opportunity is sure to be the talk of the show! By sponsoring the Welcome Reception, you ensure your brand is the first one attendees interact with.

Opportunity includes:

  • Signage at door of event
  • Tent cards on buffet and tables
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Why not make it easy to remember your organization by including your logo around every attendee's neck?

Opportunity includes:

  • Logo on lanyards
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

Close out the day with a bang! By sponsoring the Closing Reception, you ensure your brand will leave a lasting impression.

Opportunity includes:

  • Logo on screen at General Sesion
  • Signage at door
  • 3 minutes 60-90 second video (sponsor to provide) or brief remarks before video (2 minutes max)
  • Exclusive opp to distribute materials
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Every day is a another opportunity for your brand to be seen! Start off the day right by sponsoring the opening general session and be top of mind for APTA's TRANSform Conference attendees.

Opportunity includes:

  • Logo on screen
  • Signage at door; 60-90 second video (sponsor to provide)
  • Exclusive opp to distribute materials at event
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Join us as we celebrate the achievements of the industry's finest individuals and organizations. We will honor the "best of the best" of the public transportation industry during the awards breakfast. These winners are outstanding role models of excellence, leadership and innovation whose accomplishments have greatly advanced public transportation.

Opportunity includes:

  • Logo on screen at breakfast
  • Signage at door of event
  • Special seating at event for sponsor staff and customers
  • 60-90 second video (sponsor to provide)
  • Table tent cards
  • Exclusive opportunity to distribute material at event
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Kick start the last day of EXPO by sponsoring this breakfast opportunity during an energetic, inspiring panel session.

Opportunity includes:

  • Signage at breakfast
  • 60-90 second video (sponsor to provide)
  • Brief intro to video (1-2 minutes)
  • Table tent cards
  • Reserved table at front for ticketed attendees
  • Exclusive opportunity to distribute material at event
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

We'll identify the best break opportunity in the schedule based on your objectives and you'll be the hero providing a cup of joe at just the right time. 

Opportunity includes:

  • Signage at all coffee stations
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

DETAILS COMING SOON.

Opportunity includes:

  • Signage at door
  • Tent cards on tables
  • Exclusive opportunity to distribute material at event
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

DETAILS COMING SOON.

Opportunity includes:

  • Signage at door
  • Tent cards on tables
  • Exclusive opportunity to distribute material at event
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page


Customized Sponsorship Packages

Let us create the perfect sponsorship package to ensure your APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO 2020 experience is a huge success! Your customized bundle will align with your sales goals through exclusive opportunities and innovative branding ideas. Call us today to discuss your needs!


Interested in Sponsoring?

Contact Us:

Christine von Steiger
Account Executive
703-706-8252
sales@APTAEXPO.com