2024 National Conference
October 16-18, 2024 | Hyatt Regency, Houston, TX
The architecture, engineering, construction, and owner (AECO) community will convene in Houston, TX for fast-paced, high-energy sessions, diverse learning through deep dives and micro-education, celebrations of honors & awards, and networking. Senior architects and specification writers are eager to meet with building product manufacturers to learn about the technical and performance details of your products for their projects, and CSI's National Conference is designed to facilitate those connections.
There are three sponsorship package levels that include Speed Networking meetings with Specifiers/Architects, as well as exciting and impactful a-la-carte options.
These packages all include 16 scheduled 15-minute Speed Networking meetings with participating Specifiers/Architects of your choice and that are interested in meeting with your company, as well as access to a happy hour exclusively for Speed Networking participants. The Signature and Premium levels include a table top display, an educational breakout session slot, and more. For more details and to secure your spot, contact Brian Knotts (303-565-4019).
Premium Sponsor: $35,000 (1/4 available)
Signature Sponsor: $20,000 (2/7 available)
Supporting Sponsor: $11,000 (1/15 available)
A La Carte Sponsorship Opportunities
Lounge Sponsorship - $12,000 (Exclusive)
Help create a space for attendees to relax, make calls, have meetings etc. by sponsoring the Lounge. As the sponsor you'll have the opportunity to name the space (ex: Crosswalk Lounge at CSI National Conference) and feature materials and product samples to make a memorable impact on attendees.
Sponsorship includes: 1 registration, opportunity to name the space (_____ Lounge at the CSI National Conference)*, opportunity to feature 2 pull up style banners (3 feet max) in the lounge area (to be placed at CSI's discretion), opportunity to feature promotional materials/product samples/giveaways on the tables in the lounge, and logo recognition on signage in the lounge area.
*Custom name must include "at the CSI National Conference"
Welcome to Houston Reception Sponsorship - $15,000 (Exclusive)
Sponsorship includes: 1 registration, opportunity to make remarks on mic (60-90 seconds max), opportunity to feature 2 pull up style banners (3 feet max) in happy hour area, 15 extra drink tickets to distribute at sponsor’s discretion, logo recognition on drink tickets, signage during the reception, logo recognition in the event program and on agenda signage, opportunity to provide a giveaway/promo item for attendees distributed from a table in the reception area.
Pre-Conference Workshop Sponsorship - $10,000 (2 available)
These sessions are held on the first day of the Conference (Wednesday). One will focus on learning/professional development and one will focus on Specifications.
Sponsorship includes: 1 registration and opportunity to sit in on the session and lunch served in the room, opportunity to provide one video (1 minute long max) to be played at the beginning of the session (subject to CSI approval, suggestions for content to avoid will be provided), contact list of session attendees, opportunity to introduce the presenter (60-90 seconds max), opportunity to provide a giveaway/promo item like notepads/pens for attendees distributed from a table in the workshop area (literature not allowed), logo recognition on signage during the sponsored workshop, in the event program and on agenda signage.
Happy Hour for Speed Networking Participants
Sponsorship includes: Opportunity to address attendees on mic (60 seconds max), opportunity to feature 2 pull up style banners (3 feet max) in happy hour area, 15 extra drink tickets to distribute at sponsor’s discretion, logo recognition on tickets required for entry, drink tickets, on agenda signage, in the program book, and on signage during the Happy Hour.
Sponsored by: US Gypsum
Lunch Sponsorship - $10,000 (2/2 days available, exclusive for each day)
Sponsorship includes: 1 registration, opportunity to make remarks on stage (60 seconds max) and/or introduce speaker, opportunity to feature 2 pull up style banners (3 feet max) in area where sponsored lunch is served (to be placed at CSI’s discretion), logo recognition on screen on the main stage before the Keynote Luncheon, on signage in area where sponsored lunch is served, in the event program and on agenda signage.
Lanyards Sponsorship - $10,000
Feature your company logo or brand slogan on the name tag lanyards that all attendees receive when they arrive and will wear for the duration of the event. Sponsoring the National Conference lanyards is one of the most prominent branding opportunities at the event.
Sponsorship includes: sponsor logo recognition on attendee lanyards, on signage at the event, and on CSI websites.
Help attendees stay connected by sponsoring the conference Wi-Fi and reach every attendee as they select your custom named network and key in your custom password. Take it to the next level with the Enhanced Package to customize the login page, and redirect to a URL of your choice after login.
Standard Package - $8,000
Sponsorship includes: opportunity to customize the network name and password, logo recognition on signage, login details on slides during the event, in the Pocket Program and the Honors & Awards Program.
Enhanced Package - $15,000
Sponsorship includes: opportunity to customize the network name and password, custom splash page/login screen and first page redirect to URL of choice, logo recognition on signage, login details on slides during the event, in the Pocket Program and the Honors & Awards Program.
Breakfast Sponsorship - $6,000 (1 of 2 days available, exclusive for each day)
Sponsorship includes: 1 registration, opportunity to feature 2 pull up style banners (3 feet max) in area where breakfast is served (to be placed at CSI’s discretion), Logo recognition on signage in area where sponsored breakfast is available during sponsored breakfast, logo recognition in the event program and on agenda signage.
Thursday Breakfast Sponsor: Woodwork Institute
Charging Stations - $6,000
Help attendees stay charged up by sponsoring a lockable charging station locker, complete with your custom branding wrap and looping video on the screen. Stations are placed in high-traffic areas affording sponsors premium visibility, Charging Station locations are available on a first-come first-serve basis.
Sponsorship includes: Opportunity to design the artwork wrap and provide a video to loop on the charging station screen, social media post thanking sponsor during the event on the social media platform of your choice.
Pocket Program Sponsorship - $5,000
This program will serve as the main program for the Conference, and will include the event agenda. Feature your company logo on the front cover and your full page advertisement on the back cover and keep your brand in front of attendees throughout the event.
Sponsorship includes: logo recognition on signage and in the corner of the front cover of the program, and your full page ad on the back cover.