Sponsorship Opportunities

Target Demographic: Decision Makers, Passionate Leaders, The Safety Obsessed.

Global Excavation Safety Conference sponsors support the continued success of a tradition 18 years in the making — A tradition that continues to provide unparalleled education opportunities to the industry.  Use the buttons above to navigate to the available sponsorship opportunities. All opportunities are also available in a slide deck below. To secure Global ESC sponsorships, please contact:

Vicki Husome

Vicki@ir-savinglives.com

612.462.5662

Sponsorships

Damage Prevention Theater

Urbint Logo

Located centrally on the Expo Floor, the Damage Prevention Theater is a gathering place for educational opportunities and events. A 60’x60’ meeting space, wrapped in Plexiglas with your logo prominently displayed on every other 3-foot panel, the theater offers a stage and seating for 200 attendees.

Sponsorship Includes:

  • 5’Hx10’W hanging banner with Sponsor logo
  • Sponsor logos on every other panel of theater wall
  • Sponsor logo attached to Damage Prevention Theater name
  • Sponsor name associated with all educational sessions held in Damage Prevention Theater

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $25,000

Registration

Every participant at the Global Excavation Safety Conference wears a badge to gain access to the many activities held during the event. Promote your logo by providing lanyards distributed with the badges.

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Acknowledgment of sponsorship onsite at registration
  • Distribution of Sponsor-provided lanyard with each badge

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

*Sponsor provides 1,000 lanyards to Show Management by TBD. Infrastructure Resources reserves design approval rights.

Price: $25,000

Always Exclusive! Only one (1) available

Exhibit Hall

Everyone wants their name in lights! Here’s your chance. Make your presence known throughout the high traffic Exhibit Hall where your logo is prominently displayed on the wall for all to see. Your banner and GOBO light remain in place throughout the conference to create a lasting impression.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • 5’H x 10’W hanging banner with Sponsor logo
  • GOBO light of Sponsor logo projected on exhibit hall wall
  • Additional signage throughout exhibit hall during Welcome Reception
  • 25 drink tickets to distribute at will during Welcome Reception

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $5,000

Four (4) available: Ask about exclusivity option

Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting

Officially declare the Global Excavation Safety Conference open for business by cutting the ribbon to the expo floor on Tuesday for the Welcome Reception. Your opportunity to give a 2-minute address during the ceremony makes this a memorable, high-visibility way to establish your company as an event sponsor.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Logo on ceremonial ribbon
  • Deliver 2-minute speech (recorded) during ceremony

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $5,000

Always Exclusive! Only one (1) available

Session Notebooks

Plains Logo

Many people like to record their thoughts so they can refer back to them for years to come. Your sponsorship provides delegates this opportunity. Your logo throughout the notebook section of the Onsite Program reinforces your commitment to the education provided by Global Excavation Safety Conference.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • New upgraded Onsite Program will include Session Notebook section
  • Sponsor logo on first page of Session Notebook section
  • Sponsor logo on every righthand page of Session Notebook section

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $4,000

Session Room

When conference delegates enter a classroom looking for ways to solve problems or learn new skills, your logo on the screen promoting your Session Room sponsorship is a great way to frequently confirm your commitment to education and safety while keeping your name top-of-mind throughout the event.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Recognition on first slide in educational presentations

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $7,500

Two (2) available: Ask about exclusivity option

Demo Fair Picnic Lunch (Thursday)

Support the hands-on experience of the outdoor demo fair in the beautiful Tampa weather by sponsoring the picnic lunch provided to all Full Conference delegates.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Signage at food stations during Demo Fair

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $3,000

Four (4) available: Ask about exclusivity option

Mobile App

Many attendees carry a smart phone or tablet and appreciate the ease of access to vital event information like sessions, schedules, speakers, exhibitors, networking functions and much more. Sponsoring the mobile app places your logo in a rotating banner on the home page visible to attendees every time they open the app.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Rotating banner ad on app home screen

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

*Banner specifications: 640W X 106H pixels

Price: $3,000

Three (3) available: Ask about exclusivity option

Courtyards

PelicanCorp Logo
Impulse Radar Logo

Courtyards are designated areas throughout the exhibit hall which attract all attendees during expo hours for exhibitor education, networking discussions, meals, and casual seating.

Attach your name to a Courtyard and be associated with event activities scheduled in that Courtyard.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Sponsor logo attached to Courtyard
  • Banner display in designated Courtyard
  • One (1) scheduled tech talk in designated Courtyard
    • Additional sessions $1,000 each

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

*Banner specifications: 47″W X 81″H

Price: $3,000

1 of 4 available: Ask about exclusivity option

Pipeline Safety & Awareness Summit

MEA Logo

Offering interactive audience participation, a panel of business leaders within the gas and oil industry gather to address issues and concerns and share results from successful programs designed to improve excavation safety and damage prevention.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Recommendation of one (1) panelist
    • From industry and outside Sponsor’s organization

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $2,750

Always Exclusive! Only one (1) available

Session Breaks

Learning is hard work! With the sheer amount of education and discussions taking place, it’s only right that Conference delegates are given a break on occasion. Be a bastion of relief by providing attendees with refreshments during afternoon session breaks. Cheers!

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Signage by refreshment station near session rooms

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $2,000

Four (4) available: Ask about exclusivity option

Official Event Bag

Norfield

Your company logo, along with the Conference logo, is prominently displayed and seen throughout the Conference when registered attendees carry their event bag to exhibits, sessions and other events! Create a lasting impression with a product designed for continued use, even when the Conference is over.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Distribution of event bag to every registered attendee
  • Inclusion of one item in event bag

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

*Sponsor provides 1,000 event bags to Show Management by TBD. Infrastructure Resources reserves design approval rights.

Price: $2,000

Breakfast Sandwich Wrap

Your company logo is printed on the breakfast sandwich wraps for Wednesday and Thursday so delegates see it first thing in the morning as they are fueling up for a big day.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Breakfast sandwich wraps for Wednesday and Thursday
  • Signage near meal station

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $2,500

Always Exclusive! Only one (1) available

Lunch Box Sticker (Wednesday)

Your company logo is printed on the stickers that seal the lunch box on Wednesday, letting delegates know you want to help them refuel during their busy day!

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Lunch box stickers for Wednesday
  • Signage near meal station

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $2,500

Always Exclusive! Only one (1) available

Coffee Sleeve

Keep‘em caffeinated! Your company logo is printed on coffee cup sleeves that are distributed among every coffee station throughout the Conference space.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Your logo on all coffee cup sleeves both Wednesday and Thursday

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $2,000

Always Exclusive! Only one (1) available

Water Bottle

Over 50 billion bottles of water are bought each year, with 80% ending up in landfills. Help reduce our carbon footprint by providing a water bottle that is inserted in every event bag. Water stations are located throughout the exhibit hall and near session rooms.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Distribution in event bag to every registered attendee
  • Tabletop signage at every water station

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

*Sponsor provides 1,000 water bottles to Show Management by TBD. Infrastructure Resources reserves design approval rights.

Price: $3,000

Always Exclusive! Only one (1) available

Industry Summits

KorTerra Logo
NTDPC Logo

Offering interactive audience participation, panels of industry leaders gather to address issues and concerns and explore solutions designed to improve excavation safety and damage prevention.

  • Electric Safety Summit
  • Excavator Perspective Summit
  • Fiber Optic Asset Protection Summit   SOLD OUT
  • Notification Center Summit
  • Global Locate Summit SOLD OUT
  • Water & Sewer Infrastructure Protection Summit

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Recommendation of one (1) panelist
    • From industry and outside of sponsor’s organization

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $750

Two (2) available (each): Ask about exclusivity option

Damage Investigation Workshop Refreshments

CMR-Logo

Damage investigation offers indispensable value to the industry. Show your support for attendees committed to learning this skill by providing refreshment breaks.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Signage by session room

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $750

Four (4) available: Ask about exclusivity option

Locator Skills Workshop Refreshments

FlagShooter Logo

Locate technicians provide an invaluable service to the industry. Show your support for attendees committed to learning this skill by providing box lunches and refreshment breaks.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Signage by session room

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $500

3 of 4 available: Ask about exclusivity option

Global Locate Masters

Associate YOUR company with this high-profile event that brings international recognition to the exceptional skills required to perform accurate, timely facility location in increasingly difficult scenarios. Held in front of a live audience at the Global Excavation Safety Conference.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Inclusion of one (1) logo item in swag bag provided to each competitor

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

*Sponsor provides item for swag bag to Show Management by TBD. Infrastructure Resources reserves approval rights.

Price: $2,000

Four (4) Available: Ask about exclusivity option

Golf Hole Sponsorship

Magid Logo

Show your support for one of the most popular event networking opportunities by sponsoring one or more holes. Your sponsorship helps provide prizes and awards presented during the post-game social hour.

Sponsorships Includes:

  • Logo on designated hole
  • Opportunity to contribute one (1) item

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

*Sponsor provides 150 pieces of item to Show Management by TBD. Infrastructure Resources reserves approval rights.

Price: $250

16 of 18 available

Networking Event Sponsorship

Exclusive Networking Sponsor

Don’t miss your chance to connect your company’s name with the social event of the Conference. All Full Conference and Exhibitor badges include entry into this “can’t-miss” party including unique drinks, excellent music, delicious food and great company!

Sponsor logo associated with all references to Networking Event, print and digital.

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Sponsor logo attached to event name
  • Logo on Welcome Banner
  • Logo on napkins, cups, signage by food stations
  • Admission wristbands with your logo
  • 2-minute stage address opportunity

Recognition of sponsorship:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • In dp-PRO Winter insert
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $25,000

Always Exclusive! Only one (1) available

Advertising

Event Program

The Event Program is distributed to all participants upon registration and includes all activities and events happening during Global Excavation Safety Conference.

Your FULL-PAGE advertisement in the event program draws attention to your products or services to all event participants.

  • (1) Back Cover $2,600 – SOLD
  • (1) Inside Front Cover $1,800
  • (8) Inside $1,500

Specifications:

  • Size: 8.375″H x 10.875″W
  • Bleed: 8.625″W X 10.875″H
  • File Resolution: 300 dpi
  • File Type: .pdf, .jpg, .tif, .gif vector, flattened
  • Graphic design services available: $100/hour

Price: $1,500 – $2,600

Floor Graphic

Purchase floor graphics for strategic placement around the exhibit hall to direct people to your booth, promote your sponsorship, or simply keep your name top-of-mind.

You design the floor graphic and provide a print-ready file to Infrastructure Resources by TBD.

  • 5 x 5 $1,000  (Lobby)
  • 3 x 3 $750     (Exhibit Hall)

Specifications:

  • Size: 60″H x 60″W, 36″H x 36″W
  • Bleed: 1/8″ all sides
  • File Resolution: 100-300 dpi @ full size
  • File Type: .pdf, .jpg, .tif, .gif vector, flattened
  • Graphic design services available: $100/hour

*Infrastructure Resources reserves design approval rights.

Price: $750 – $1,000

5×5 available
3×3 available

Expo Showcase Onsite Program

The Event Program is distributed to all participants upon registration and includes all activities and events happening during Global Excavation Safety Conference.

Your 1/4 page advertisement in the event program draws attention to your products or services to all event participants.

Specifications:

  • Image Size: 3″H x 3″W
  • Copy: 240 words
  • File Resolution: 300 dpi
  • File Type: .pdf, .jpg, .tif, .gif vector, flattened
  • Graphic design services available: $100/hour

Price: $500

Expo Showcase (Digital)

Your ad as part of the Expo Showcase distributed the final three weeks before Global Excavation Safety Conference, highlights your participation and provides a perfect opportunity to promote activities happening in your booth. Along with ALL registered attendees, your ad will also be distributed to 40,000 other emails.

Specifications:

  • Image Size: 3″H x 3″W
  • Copy: 240 words
  • File Resolution: 300 dpi
  • File Type: .pdf, .jpg, .tif, .gif vector, flattened
  • Graphic design services available: $100/hour

*(6) January 23 / $550 / Due: 1/9/2023
*(6) January 30 / $650 /Due: 1/16/2023
*(6) February 6 / $750 / Due: 1/23/2023

Price: $550 – $750

Six (6) each available

Event Bag Insert

Everybody loves swag! There is nothing more fun after registering and receiving your event bag than digging through it for all the amazing treasures it holds! Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your logoed trinket or treasure to be one of the first impressions attendees have!

*Sponsor provides 1,000 items for insertion in event bag to Show Management by TBD.

Price: $500

Logo added to Company Description

Draw extra attention to your booth and your company description by adding your logo to the Exhibitor Guide in the ONSITE PROGRAM and the EVENT APP.

On a page full of text, your logo will draw the reader’s eye and provide additional exposure for you.

Price: $350

Additional Company Listings

Call out each of your brands/companies individually by name on our Exhibitor List webpage and in our onsite program so attendees can easily locate each brand alphabetically.

Price: $250

Per Company Listing

Exhibitor Outreach

Vendor Outreach Session

Presented by vendors, these 45-minute sessions showcase the solutions and services our exhibitors and sponsors offer the damage prevention community.

Presented in a classroom setting Tuesday morning, these sessions are open to all registration types.

Includes:

  • Choice of two time periods: 9:00 am or 10:00 am Tuesday morning
  • Classroom environment

Exposure:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $1,500

Twelve (12) available

Tech Talks

Held in exhibit hall courtyards during expo hours, these 30-minutes sessions allow exhibitors to have an interactive discussions with attendees.

No more than two tech talks are scheduled concurrently.

Includes:

  • Choice of time period
  • Open to entire exhibit hall
  • Full A/V setup

Exposure:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $1,200

Eight (8) available

New Product Forum

Designed to give damage prevention stakeholders an introduction to the latest equipment and technology, the New Product Forum is presented in a rapid-fire format that offers a look at new products and services released within the past year.

Forums are open to all attendees

Includes:

  • 5-minute presentations (actual time dependent on number of presentations)
  • Held in the Damage Prevention Theater
  • NO digital presentations allowed

Exposure:

  • Conference website
  • Onsite event signage
  • Onsite program
  • Relevant social media mentions
  • Relevant marketing collateral

Price: $0

Ten (10) available

Full Sponsorship Opportunities Slide Deck

Contact Vicki Husome to secure sponsorships:

Vicki@ir-savinglives.com

612.462.5662