BECOME A SPONSOR

Ensure your company stands above the rest 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.


Customized Sponsorship Packages

We can custom design the perfect sponsorship package that algins directly with your organizatoin's specific sales goals  and budget through exclusive opportunities and innovative branding ideas. Call us today to discuss what you'd like to achieve at APTA's TRANSform & EXPO so we can start designing a package just for you.


Sponsorship Inventory

Chose from a plethora of sponsorship opportunities based on your strategic goals. Browse our Sponsorship brochure and inventory list for everything you need to know about our sponsorship opportunities.

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

An integrated experience for sponsors to demonstrate their autonomous vehicles in APTA’s designated area.

Opportunity includes:

  • Logo on all AV Demo Signage
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO webpage
  • Sponsor name listed in on-site e-newsletter
  • Recognition in APTA program guide

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

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

Have your logo displayed on the "Ask Me Concierge" placed near the main entrance of the convention center. This important resource will help attendees navigate their way in and around APTA EXPO

Opportunity includes:

  • Opportunity for concierge to wear branded t-shirts and/or hats 
  • Logo in conference app
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Be the company that provides the cool factor to the attendee experience on-site. The Lobby DJ will spin tunes from after the first session break through the close of the day's session each day of the conference. The DJ will also deliver your (and only your) company's commercial announcements throughout the event. 

Opportunity includes:

  • ​Logo in conference app
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

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.

Complimentary lounge space for station (next to CH2M booth); vouchers with CH2M Hill logo to be handed out at booth for redemption at station; six massage therapists; sponsor to provide CH2M apparel.

Opportunity includes:​

  • Exclusive opportunity to give away items
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Keep attendees looking fresh on the show floor by sponsoring the shoe shine station.

Opportunity includes:

  • APTA show management to produce voucher with logo
  • Sponsor to distribute voucher at booth
  • One 22x28 sign
  • Stools, shoe shining services, small clock
  • Client to provide t-shirts & pull up sign
  • Gratuity included

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

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

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.

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 logo.

Opportunity includes:

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

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

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

Located in a high traffic area, your logo is sure to get lots of exposure in your effort to keep attendees healthy.

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

Branded for giveaways.

  • Branding includes logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page.

Catch an attendee's eye anywhere they look! Click here to review Banner, Door Cling and Escalator/Staircase opportunities at the OCCC. Act fast as specific locations are first come, first serve. 

  • 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

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

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

Leave the final impression on attendees as APTA EXPO wraps for 2021. On Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 8:00-9:00 am, "Chef Jeff" Henderson — Award Winning Chef, New York Times Best-Selling Author, and Entrepreneur — will deliver a "Talk and Cook" cooking demo and keynote address on stage.

Opportunity includes:

  • ​Logo in conference app
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Power up attendees before their last day at APTA EXPO! Sponsor the breakfast on Nov. 10 and get the first exposure of the day.

Opportunity includes:

  • ​Logo in conference app
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Mobile App Opportunities

Be the face of the APTA EXPO mobile app! With prominent branding within the app, you're sure to be top of mind to the thousands of attendees who download it.

Opportunity includes:

  • Branded secondary splash screen on start up
  • My Schedule logo watermark
  • Banner ad with landing page
  • Multimedia video
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Get premier app exposure with the Silver package sponsorship.

Opportunity includes:

  • Branded banner ad with landing page
  • Multimedia video
  • Logo on APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO web page

Send your dedicated message straight to attendees' cell phones. You can alert them about a new product, a demo in your booth, or just remind them to stop by.

Opportunity includes:

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


Interested in Sponsoring?

Contact Us:

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