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Sponsorship Opportunities

EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIPS 

All sponsorships can be customized to your company’s needs.
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PRESENTING SPONSOR                        $30,000
Maximize your impact and visibility. As Presenting Sponsor, you will receive the highest level of sponsorship recognition, along with the opportunity to speak at the Annual Conference. Select one primary benefit from the following two opportunities:
  1. Opportunity to plan a session in the “Partners in Conversation” series during the Conference, OR
  2. Promotional sponsored video (60 seconds max) to serve as “A word from our Presenting Sponsor [Your Name Here]” to be shown at the beginning of the Opening Plenary + sent once via an MCN email before, during or after the Conference
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • Double Exhibit Booth and first choice of location
  • Inside front cover ad page in the Conference print program
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees at Opening Plenary Session before promo video
  • High brand recognition and visibility onsite and online throughout the year (includes your logo on lanyards, onsite signage, website, mobile
    app, print program & bag inserts PLUS Sponsor acknowledged by name at the Opening & Closing Plenaries + logo in the monthly MCN email newsletter for 1 year)
  • Corporate profile displayed on the Conference website, mobile app and print program
  • Four (4) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)                                                                                          
IGNITE SPONSOR                                 $20,000
Align your brand with our signature welcome event, MCN Ignite, that showcases a series of rapid-fire talks from some of the most provocative and inspiring thinkers in the museum field. This year’s venue is the Viewhouse. Select one primary benefit from the following two opportunities:
  1. Opportunity to plan a session in the “Partners in Conversation” series during the Conference, OR
  2. Promotional sponsored video (45 seconds max) to serve as “A word from our Ignite Sponsor [Your Name Here]” to be shown at the beginning of the Ignite reception
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • Single Exhibit Booth (10’w x 10’d x 9’h booth space)
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees at the Ignite Reception before your promo video
  • Conference online and on-site brand recognition (includes your logo on attendee name tags, onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Back cover page ad in the Conference print program
  • Three (3) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)
PARTNERS IN CONVERSATION SPONSOR         $15,000                 SOLD OUT
Team up with a museum client for a conversation on a current museum technology topic. The Partners in Conversation series is an opportunity to demonstrate thought leadership on key issues facing the sector in the conference program. 
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • Single Exhibit Booth (10’w x 10’d x 9’h booth space)
  • Opportunity to plan a session under the “Partners in Conversation” series during the Conference
  • Online and on-site brand recognition at the Conference (includes onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Inside back cover page ad in the Conference program
  • Two (2) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)
WATER BOTTLE SPONSOR                    $10,000
Stay in front of attendees with your own branded signature water bottle throughout the Conference and beyond.
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • Your logo on 600+ water bottles distributed at registration
  • Online and on-site brand recognition at the Conference (includes onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Full page ad in the Conference program
  • Two (2) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)
Add a Single Exhibit Booth in the Sponsor Hall (10’w x 10’d x 9’h booth space) for only $2,000 extra (based on availability).

CHARGING STATION SPONSOR            $8,000
Be the brand that recharges attendees' devices in the MCN Lounge with your own branded charging station. 
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • Branded charging station prominently located in the MCN lounge space
  • 6’ tabletop in the MCN lounge space Wednesday and Thursday located next to the charging station
  • Online and on-site brand recognition at the Conference (includes onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Full page ad in the Conference print program
  • Two (2) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)
BOARD ALUMNI RECEPTION SPONSOR      $12,000
Align your brand with MCN's top influencers. By invitation only, the Board Alumni Reception is an opportunity to mix your guests with past and present MCN Board members. 
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • Invite up to 20 Conference attendees to a private reception with MCN’s top influencers
  • Opportunity to welcome guests at the reception
  • 6’ tabletop at the reception
  • Online and on-site brand recognition at the Conference (includes onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Half page ad in the Conference Program
  • Two (2) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)
Add a Single Exhibit Booth in the Sponsor Hall (10’w x 10’d x 9’h) for only $2,000 extra (based on availability).

NON-EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIPS 

MUSEUM RECEPTION SPONSOR            $4,000
Three available/highly customizable. The Museum event, held on Wednesday, November 14 at the Denver Art Museum, is a chance for everyone to catch up. A well attended event that offers a high level of visibility for your brand.
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • 6’ tabletop at the reception
  • Online and on-site brand recognition at the Conference (includes onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Half page ad in the Conference Program
  • Two (2) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)
Add a Single Exhibit Booth in the Sponsor Hall (10’w x 10’d x 9’h) for only $2,000 extra (based on availability).

LUNCHEON SPONSOR                           $4,000                 SOLD OUT
Two available. Take advantage of recurring visibility during the Conference luncheons.
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • 6’ tabletop by Sponsor Hall entrance during lunch
  • Opportunity to put your materials on lunch/lounge tables
  • Includes one Product Demo
  • Online and on-site brand recognition at the Conference (includes onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Opportunity to promote your company with signage at luncheon stations
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees at the luncheon
  • Half page ad in the Conference Program
  • Two (2) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)
BREAK SPONSOR                                 $4,000
Two available. Take advantage of recurring visibility during breakfast and coffee breaks throughout the Conference.
Your sponsorship includes: 
  • Includes one Product Demo
  • Online and on-site brand recognition at the Conference (includes onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Opportunity to promote your company with signage at break stations
  • Half page ad in the Conference Program
  • Two (2) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)
EXHIBITOR SPONSOR                   $3,000 until 7/31 - $4,000 after                SOLD OUT
Sponsors showcase their products and services over two full days in the Sponsor Hall where Conference attendees gather for breakfast, lunch and an evening reception. Your sponsorship includes: 
  • Single Exhibit Booth (10’w x 10’d x 9’h booth space)
  • Selected online and on-site brand recognition (includes onsite signage, website, mobile app, print program & bag inserts)
  • Two (2) complimentary Conference registrations
  • 20% discount on individual MCN membership for Sponsor staff
  • Access to a private, bookable meeting room at the Conference hotel to meet with prospects
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees (based on opt-in attendee consent)

ADD-ON OPTIONS 

PRODUCT DEMOS                               $600 Booth add-on
Six available (first come, first served) 
  • Add a product demo to your existing booth for only $600 and show them what you’ve got!
  • Product Demos are an opportunity for exhibitors to deliver a 20-minute live-demo during MCN 2018. Demos will be scheduled on November 14 and 15, 2018 (exact times TBD).
  • Company name and demo schedule will be listed in the MCN 2018 Conference print program (if booked by August 31, 2018), website and mobile app. MCN will promote all Product Demos on social media before and during the event.
ADDITIONAL STAFF REGISTRATIONS     $375 per person
$375 (full Conference access, except tours & workshops).


To discuss MCN 2018 sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Eric Longo, Executive Director 
sponsorship@mcn.edu
888-211-1477 ext. 801
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