Become A Sponsor

Become A Sponsor

COFFEE FEST SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES HAVE BEEN DESIGNED WITH YOUR GOALS IN MIND

Coffee Fest offers sponsorship opportunities at many price points targeted to help you build brand awareness, increase sampling distribution, connect you with attendees and provide an opportunity to celebrate your company's contribution to the coffee and tea industry. Successful sponsorship occurs when you interact with your target customer when they are out doing whatever it is they like to do. When done successfully and with some foresight and planning, your sponsorship will serve to alter your target’s buying decisions and position you at the forefront next time they invest in what it is your company provides.

MATCH! Meetings

The new, customized meeting experience that connects your company with hand-selected cafe owners, roasters, restaurants, and hotels. The MATCH! format is designed to accelerate your sales through guaranteed face-to-face meetings in the most efficient, cost-effective way.

$1,500 PACKAGE INCLUDES:

 • 5 pre-arranged one-to-one meetings

 • Access to exclusive Key Buyer Lounge with opportunities to network with over 200 Key Buyers

 • MATCH! participant booth recognition

• Post-event email to all MATCH! participants

HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS: The MATCH! Exhibitor package offers 5 guaranteed appointments with highly qualified buyers whose sourcing needs align with your business objectives. Meetings take place in the convenience of your booth, adding value to your show investment!

BADGE/LANYARD SPONSOR

One of the most visible sponsorships which provides thousands of walking billboards is the badge holder/ lanyard sponsorship that each attendee and exhibitor is given upon check-in.

  • Sponsor to source, brand and provide 12,000 branded lanyards and 1,000 blank lanyards.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

Your company will be everyone’s favorite when you present as the Opening Night Reception Sponsor. The best attended networking event at the show, this after-hours party is always a hit. Coffee Fest will pick the venue and do all the work, you just show up and WOW your customers and prospects. This event is open to one title sponsor or three co-sponsors. Location varies by city and what is available in close proximity to the Convention Center. 

  • Company logo on postcard promoting Opening Night Reception.
  • 6’ table for literature or product to sample at the reception.
  • Ability to incorporate product into the food or beverage menu, venue & time permitting.
  • One complimentary space in the Product Showcase.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage
  • Complimentary upgraded digital listing

Title Sponsor: $10,000

CLASSROOM PEN SPONSOR

$1,500/ Show

$5,000/ 4 shows 

Classrooms offering valuable and relevant education are in high gear each day of Coffee Fest. As the pen sponsor, you will provide attendees of these classes with pens to take notes with. Each time it is used or looked at it provides another impression for your company at the show and beyond.

  • Sponsor to source, brand and provide 2,000 pens per show.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

CLASSROOM NOTE PAD SPONSOR

$1,000 / Show 

$3,000/4 Shows

Education is a big part of the Coffee Fest experience. As the note pad sponsor, you will provide your branded notepad to attendees of our classes to take notes on. Every time it is used, it provides yet another valuable impression for your company.

  • Sponsor to source, brand and provide 2,000 note pads per show.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

POP-UP CAFE SPONSOR **NEW**

Looking for a sampling opportunity at Coffee Fest in addition to the show floor? Pop-Up Cafe Sponsors will have the ability to showcase their product - be it coffee, food or smoothies - near registration or classrooms (available locations vary, depending on facility). You provide sampling sized cups and brewed coffee ready-to-go or if sampling food, sample sized plates or napkins & your food. We will supply a table and signage & promote your company in selected pre-show marketing and in the Official Show Guide. This opportunity can be all three days or a single day commitment.

  • Limited to one sponsor (subject to venue).

Single Show Investment/Single Day: $1,000
Single Show Investment/Three Days - Single Show: $2,500

OFFICIAL WATER SPONSOR

Everybody knows the single largest ingredient in a cup of coffee is water, and also how important the quality of the water is to the end product. Your water will used by exhibitors, in the Coffee Fest educational hands on classes & in the Coffee Fest competitions.

  • Sponsor to provide (200) 5 gallon water bottles and filling station for exhibitors and show management on the show floor.
  • Sponsor to provide Coffee Fest with (20) reusable bottles for competitions and workshops.
  • Water must be available for exhibitors and show management by 7:30am each show day.
  • Water within TDS and mineralization optional for coffee brewing.
  • Sponsor to pay for and order all plumbing and electrical for filling stations.
  • Sponsor recognition on exhibitor booth drop on first day of the show.
  • Sponsor recognition in Exhibitor Manual as official water sponsor.
  • Sponsor responsible for all shipping expenses.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage
  • Complimentary upgraded digital listing

OFFICIAL DAIRY SPONSOR

Trade

Position your company as the go-to for all things dairy at Coffee Fest. Your dairy products will used by exhibitors, in the Coffee Fest educational hands-on classes & in the Coffee Fest competitions.

  • Sponsor to provide and have available approximately (200) ½ gallons of whole milk, (55) ½ gallons of 2% milk, (30) qts. ½ & ½, (25) qts whipping cream and 12 aerosol whip cream.
  • Sponsor required to have staff available and on-site to man the milk truck and distribute orders starting at 8:30am on Move In and 8:30am on Show Day 1. Exhibitors will come as needed during the show to get product.
  • Truck must be removed from the facility on the last day of the show between Show Close - 8:00pm.
  • Sponsorship recognition in selected pre-show exhibitor marketing
  • Sponsor recognition in Exhibitor Manual as official dairy sponsor.
  • Coffee Fest will order and pay for electrical outlet and labor requirements for Refrigerated Truck. Sponsor to provide electrical requirements no later than 90 days pre-show.
  • Placement of truck will be at the discretion of show management but mutually agreed upon.
  • Coffee Fest will provide a complimentary 10x10sq ft. booth space. Additional Sq. Ft. may be purchased at a discounted sponsor rate.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

LATTE ART WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OPEN SPONSOR

The Coffee Fest Latte Art World Championship Open is an exciting, fan-friendly competition that is well-attended. With worldwide appeal, many of the 64 competitors come from outside of the US. Maximize your brand’s presence at Coffee Fest and the Latte Art World Championship Open. 

  • Limited to six sponsors. 

Annual Investment $7,500

LATTE ART JUDGE SPONSOR **NEW**

The most exciting competition at Coffee Fest. Three judges will weigh in on the sudden death face off of the best competitors in the world. This emceed competition is guaranteed to draw a crowd and announce your brand throughout the competition. Judge counters will be branded with your logo in this annual sponsorship. 

  • Limited to one sponsor.

Annual Investment $9,000

WELCOME LETTER SPONSOR

$2,000

Put your message directly in front of every Coffee Fest attendee with an exclusive banner ad. As the welcome letter sponsor, you have the opportunity to place a clickable banner ad inside the Welcome email. This event branded email is sent to attendees after they pick up their badge from Registration. It outlines a few key pieces of information attendees will want to know to navigate Coffee Fest. You provide a banner ad and a URL to where you’d like attendees to visit. Coffee Fest can provide a few basic post-show analytics. Banner recognition on each registered attendee digital welcome letter

HOMETOWN TITLE SPONSOR

$10,000

  • Preferred Listing: 2 entries in the Digital Product Showcase
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on registration counter kick panels.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on exhibition hall aisle signs
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage
  • Registration Package
  • Choice between Official Show App Sponsor (if available) or Morning Coffee, Beverage, or Food Sponsor

OFFICIAL REGISTRATION SPONSOR

Registration is the one place that ALL buyers go through to receive their credentials. Put your brand in front of buyers as they register for the event, when they check-in at the event and as they walk the show floor, by being our official registration sponsor. Package includes:

  • Badge Sponsor - $2,000
    • Sponsor logo on all attendee badges
  • Welcome letter Sponsor - $2,000
    • Banner recognition on each registered attendee digital welcome letter
  • Registration confirmation sponsor - $2,000
    • Banner recognition on each registered attendee confirmation

REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION SPONSOR

$2,000

Every time a Coffee Fest attendee completes a registration, greet them with a banner ad on their registration confirmation email. Get prime visibility and brand recognition with a clickable exclusive banner ad. Promote a product, invite attendees to your booth or introduce your company to every attendee coming to the show.

  • Banner recognition on each registered attendee confirmation

CLASSROOM SPONSOR

$1,250

  • Official MC Sponsor of one seminar classroom at Coffee Fest.
  • Sponsor recognition on classroom schedule sign and on classroom podium Sponsor has the opportunity to hand out goodie bags or swag each day in the class.
  • Sponsor to introduce speaker at the beginning of each class on all conference days of the show.
  • Sponsor permitted to give 2 sentence introduction about their company (must be pre-approved by Coffee Fest)
  • Sponsor to remind audience to take class surveys.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

EDUCATION VENUE SPONSORSHIP

Annual Investment of $14,000

  • Official sponsor of Education Venue on the Show Floor. Name to be mutually agreed upon between sponsor and Coffee Fest Show Management.
  • Sponsor recognition on venue graphics.
  • (1) Guaranteed teaching spot at one of the venue classes.
  • Opportunity to sample food or beverage in between sessions.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage
  • Complimentary upgraded digital listing

COFFEE FEST 365 ANNUAL PARTNERSHIP

$600 

  • Premium company listing in the Coffee Fest 365 online searchable directory
  • Sponsorship opportunities on the 365 site exclusively for Directory Partner Members
  • Access to social communities & forums First rights to sponsor content, webinars, white papers, and demos
  • Access to member-only and premier industry events
  • Recognition at live Coffee Fest events as Coffee Fest 365 Directory Partner Members

Check out Coffee Fest 365 for additional thought leadership and education opportunities

 

EMAIL BLAST SPONSORSHIP

$1,500 

  • Email send on sponsors behalf. Email will be sent to 5,000+ emails ($2,000 value).
  • The list will contain the following criteria: Countries: US and Canada | Job Title: Owners, Founders, Managers, Marketing
  • Email deployment date agreed upon by both parties before-hand.

 

SOCIAL POST SPONSOR

$750 

  • One-time message posted on all of Coffee Fest’s social channels leading up to event provided by you
  • Can include max 60 second video or images (not both).
  • Subject to available dates.
  • Digital post blasted out to 51,000+ Instagram followers, 18,000+ Facebook followers and 12,000+ Twitter followers

DIGITAL FLOOR PLAN BANNER AD

$1,000

  • Sponsor to provide digitally optimized graphics for (1) clickable button to be placed on rotating digital floor plan.
  • Sponsor must provide URL for placement
  • Coffee Fest will provide basic click through analytics post event.

MOBILE APP SPONSORSHIP

Title Sponsorship: $5,000 / Show

  • Your Logo on Intro Screen
  • Be the first thing attendees see when opening the app.
  • Rotating Banner Ad Gain the maximum visibility on the navigation and landing screens
  • Clickable Navigation Item
  • Your sponsor logo can link to your web page or your online eBooth profile.
  • Promotional Push Notifications
  • Reach all mobile app users with one push notification for each expo day

Promotional Push Notification Reach: $250 

  • All mobile app users with one push notification for each expo day

BAG INSERT SPONSOR

$500

  • Sponsor to provide product/ flyer for 2,000 show bags.
  • Coffee Fest will provide labor to place product/flyer in each show bag.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

POCKET HAND SANITIZER SPRAY SPONSORSHIP

$2,500/SHOW

$8,000/4 SHOWS

  • Sponsor logo on 1,500 hand sanitizer spray’s to be given to attendees
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

2’ X 2’ FLOOR STICKERS

$150 EACH

  • (1) 2’ x 2’ Floor Stickers to be placed in exhibit hall
  • Sponsor to provide high-res print ready graphics

BANNER AND COLUMN WRAP ONE SIDE

$1,000-$3,000

Where available, sponsor’s logo and booth number featured on one side of column on show floor or on a show banner.

STAND ALONE BOARD

$750

Visible through lobbies and on the main show floor aisles, these stand-alone boards provide the perfect opportunity for a quick brand impression for buyers.

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION SUPPORTING SPONSOR

$3,500

Your company will be everyone’s favorite when you present as the Opening Night Reception Title Sponsor. The best attended networking event at the show, this after-hours party is always a hit. Coffee Fest will pick the venue and do all the work, you just show up and WOW your customers and prospects. This event is open to one title sponsor or three co-sponsors. Location varies by city and what is available in close proximity to the Convention Center.

  • Company logo on postcard promoting Opening Night Reception.
  • 6’ table for literature or product to sample at the reception.
  • Ability to incorporate product into the food or beverage menu, venue & time permitting.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

EXHIBITOR PIT STOP SPONSOR

Minimum $5,000 Investment Dependent on Catering Costs

Make an impression with exhibitors before the show even begins by sponsoring the Exhibitor Move-In Pit Stop and Beer Station, held the afternoon before the show opens from noon until 6:00pm. All of your fellow exhibitors will be invited to come by as often as they like for some, chips, pretzels, etc. and beer (and other non-alcoholic choices). If exhibitors at Coffee Fest could also be potential customers, this is a perfect opportunity for your brand to create an experience that could open the door to new business.

  • Sponsor to order and pay for catering needs for approx. 200 people. Sponsor authorized to pick food and beverage items

MORNING COFFEE SPONSOR

$2,500

Looking for a sampling opportunity at Coffee Fest in addition to the show floor? Sponsors will have the ability to showcase their product near registration or classrooms (available locations vary, depending on facility).

  • Sponsor to provide sampling sized cups and brewed coffee ready-to-go
  • Coffee Fest will supply a table and signage.
  • Coffee Fest will promote your company in selected pre-show marketing.
  • Sponsor recognition on final verified attendee email.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

MORNING BEVERAGE SPONSOR

$2,500

Looking for a sampling opportunity at Coffee Fest in addition to the show floor? Sponsors will have the ability to showcase their product near registration or classrooms (available locations vary, depending on facility).

  • Sponsor to provide sampling sized cups and brewed coffee ready-to-go
  • Coffee Fest will supply a table and signage.
  • Coffee Fest will promote your company in selected pre-show marketing.
  • Sponsor recognition on final verified attendee email.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

MORNING FOOD SPONSOR

$2,500

Looking for a sampling opportunity at Coffee Fest in addition to the show floor? Sponsors will have the ability to showcase their product near registration or classrooms (available locations vary, depending on facility).

  • Sponsor to provide sampling sized cups and brewed coffee ready-to-go
  • Coffee Fest will supply a table and signage.
  • Coffee Fest will promote your company in selected pre-show marketing.
  • Sponsor recognition on final verified attendee email.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

SUSTAINABILITY CUP SPONSOR

$500

  • Sponsor to brand and provide 2,000 reusable cups per show.
  • Coffee Fest will provide space for distribution of cups and backdrop promoting Sustainability Sponsorship.
  • Banner ad on one attendee verification email.
  • Coffee Fest will post one Sustainability Focused shout out on Social Media channels.
  • Complimentary upgraded digital listing.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

GRINDER SPONSOR

$2,000

  • Official Grinder sponsor of Coffee Fest Trade Show for Latte Art Competition and Workshops.
  • Sponsor has grinder equipment exclusivity in the classrooms.
  • Sponsor logo on classroom signage and class description online.
  • Sponsor recognized on (1) social media post promoting Barista Training & Latte Art Training workshops.
  • Sponsor to provide (6) grinders for each Coffee Fest 2021 show.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

OFFICIAL ESPRESSO MACHINE SPONSOR OF HANDS ON BARISTA TRAINING & LATTE ART CLASSROOM

$5,000/4 shows

  • Sponsor logo on class description on website
  • Sponsor recognition on classroom signage
  • Complimentary select digital listing
  • Sponsor permitted to use one or both classrooms to host training sessions with customers and/or distributors after the sessions are done based on availability
  • Sponsor to provide (2) Espresso Machines
  • Sponsor recognition on www.coffeefest.com, Official Show App & On-Site Signage
  • Sponsor recognition on cupping workshop sign

LATTE ART ESPRESSO MACHINE SPONSOR

$3,700

  • Official Espresso Machine sponsor of Coffee Fest & Latte Art World Championship Open
  • Sponsor logo on all competition marketing, call for competitors and application website.
  • Sponsor recognition on banner at Competition Venue.
  • Equipment exclusivity at Competition Venue.
  • Sponsor logo on kick panels at registration.
  • Post show survey sent to all competitors asking about their experience with the equipment
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App and on site signage
  • Complimentary upgraded digital listing

Company representative must be onsite to to set up, take down and service equipment

LATTE ART COMPETITOR GIVEAWAY SPONSOR

$1,250

  • Official Latte Art Giveaway Sponsor of Coffee Fest Trade Shows 2021.
  • Company logo featured on Competition Venue Signage onsite at the event.
  • Sponsor to provide (64) giveaways per show.
  • Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage

LATTE ART MEDIA SPONSOR

$1,200

  • Official media partner of LAWCO Logo recognition on Competition Venue Signage
  • Logo recognition on competitor/application page on www.coffeefest.com
  • Access to competition area for photos and live stream
  • Sponsor call out by Latte Art Competition MC Sponsor logo recognition on www.coffeefest.com
  • Sponsor recognition of Official Show App.
  • Sponsor recognition on On-Site Signage