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Master Specifiers Retreat (MSR)

July 10-12, 2024 | The Seabird Resort in Oceanside, CA

CSI's Master Specifiers Retreats (MSRs) provide an opportunity for Building Product Manufacturers to connect and form relationships with Specifiers and Architects from around the US that influence the selection of building products in their firm's projects.

 

Participating as a manufacturer with a Knowledge Exchange Table gets you 14-16 thirty minute one-on-one meetings with Specifiers and Architects you match with based on mutual interest, and there are multiple excellent networking opportunities at receptions, meals, etc. There are also ways to get additional exposure for your company through sponsorships, and you can find details on those options below. With a maximum of 40-45 product manufacturer companies and around 45-50+ Specifier/Architect attendees, these are intimate events at resort-style properties with around 120 total attendees. 

 

Top 3 reasons to be part of the July 2024 Master Specifiers Retreat:

  • Meet one-on-one with 14-16 Specifiers/Architects you match with based on mutual interest

  • Master Specifiers Retreat attendees influence/recommend product selections for their projects

  • Build and reinforce name recognition for your company and your products with the select people who matter

Knowledge Exchange Tables

CSI will be selecting approximately 50 Specifiers, Architects and other 

design professionals and product selection influencers from across the

country to attend the July 2024 Master Specifiers Retreat. Participating with

a Knowledge Exchange Table gets you 14-16 thirty minute one-on-one 

meetings with these professionals you match with based on mutual interest,

in addition to the excellent networking opportunities at meals, receptions,

etc.  

  • Architects and Specifiers apply to attend, and you help choose who is invited. Then
    when the top ranked applicants are invited, you get to rank them again to 
    indicate who you want to meet with, and the Architects and Specifiers do the same, 
    and meeting schedules are created based on that feedback.

  • You receive 14-16 thirty-minute meetings based on mutual interest

  • The small event size (110-120 guests) ensures that you will meet every
    attendee. Networking receptions and dining events are designed for everyone
    to mix and mingle in a friendly and low-stress environment.

Table with one attendee: $10,500
Additional registrations: $4,500

Please note these prices do not include the cost of hotel rooms


Full Page Full Color Ad across from company profile in printed

program book: $1,000

 


 

 
Sponsorships

Breakfast

Sponsorship: $3,500 (1/2 available)

Thursday, July 11th 

Sponsored by: RIB Software North America

Friday, July 12th

Help attendees start the day off on the right foot by sponsoring a seated, plated

breakfast with a hot entrée, and take the opportunity to address attendees from

the podium. 

Sponsorship Includes: Opportunity to make welcome remarks from the podium (60-90 seconds max),

logo recognition on signage, in the program book, and on CSI websites

Education Session

Sponsored by: Chalkline, Inc.

Align your brand with MSR learning initiatives by sponsoring the Education Session and

receive recognition during the Keynote presentation. This workshop will draw

all Specifier attendees with a focus on group learning and current issues. 

Sponsorship includes: Logo recognition on screen at beginning of sponsored session, on signage, 

in the program book, and on CSI websites


Lunch

Sponsorship: $3,000 - (Exclusive for each day)

Connect with attendees while they refuel and network during the Group Lunches.

Take this opportunity to personally greet each attendee as they arrive and send

them off with a product sample or literature piece to make a lasting impact.

A plated/buffet lunch will be served.

Sponsorship includes: Recognition on signage, in the program book, and on CSI websites, opportunity

to provide product samples/literature/giveaways on tables during the lunch and/or distribute them

from a table in the reception area

Two opportunities available:

  • Thursday, July 11th

  • Friday. July 12th
             Sponsored by:
    Chalkline, Inc.

Welcome Reception

Sponsorship: $5,000 - (Exclusive)

Welcome attendees with this kick-off event featuring a top-shelf hosted bar and
delicious appetizers. 

Sponsorship Includes: Opportunity to address attendees on mic (60-90 seconds max), logo recognition

on signage, in the printed program book and on CSI websites, opportunity to place product

samples/literature/giveaways on tables during the reception and/or distribute them from a table in

the reception area

Tote Bag Sponsor

Sponsorship: $3,000 (Exclusive)

Many Building Product Manufacturers give out branded giveaways from their

Knowledge Exchange Table to the Specifiers and Architects they meet with, and those

attendees could use a nice tote bag to keep everything in. This is a great opportunity 

to get brand impressions with all attendees and provide a useful item for Specifiers that

will live on long after the MSR is over.

Sponsorship Includes: Opportunity to provide branded tote bags for attendees available at the registration

desk, recognition on signage and CSI websites

Attendee Wi-Fi

Sponsorship: $3,500 (Exclusive)

Sponsored by: Carlisle Construction Materials

Keep attendees in touch with the office and social media by sponsoring Wi-Fi in the

meeting space.

Sponsorship Includes: Opportunity to customize the wi-fi login details* with custom login details

featured on the cover of the printed program book and on signage, logo recognition on

signage, in the printed program book, and on CSI websites.

*typically includes the password, and if possible the network name

Cocktail Reception

Sponsorship: $5,000 - (Exclusive for each day, 2/2 available)

Capitalize on the excitement of each day by sponsoring the Cocktail Hour.

Sponsorship includes: Opportunity to make remarks on mic (60-90 seconds max), recognition on signage,

in the program book and on CSI websites. 

Two opportunities available:

  • Thursday, July 11th

  • Thursday. July 12th

    • Sponsored by: PPG​​

Lanyards

Sponsorship: $5,000 - (Exclusive)

Feature your company logo or brand slogan on the nametag lanyards that all attendees receive when they arrive and will wear for the duration of the event. Sponsoring the MSR lanyards is one of the most prominent branding opportunities at the event.

Sponsorship includes: logo recognition on attendee lanyards, signage at the event, in the printed program book and on CSI websites​

Event Program Sponsor

Sponsorship: $5,000 (Exclusive)

Sponsored by: RIB Software North America

The event program is the most valued physical takeaway at MSRs. Attendees reference the book throughout the event for helpful information like the Specifier and Building Product Manufacturer profiles, agenda, and resort map. Most attendees take the book home with them and refer to it for years to come, so this is a great branding opportunity that pays off well after the event is over. 

Sponsorship Includes: Recognition with logo in corner of front cover, Full Page Full Color ad on the Back Cover, recognition on signage and on CSI websites

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