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.

The top level of Coffee Fest sponsorship. 

  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on mailers. 
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on registration counter kick panels.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on exhibition hall aisle signs and some exhibition entry signs.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on www.coffeefest.com.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo in show guide.
  • Upgraded show guide listing.
  • Limited to two sponsors. 
  • Show Requirement: Three show minimum.

Annual Investment: $30,000

The second level of Coffee Fest sponsorship. 

  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on exhibition entry and/or sponsor recognition signage.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on www. coffeefest.com.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo in show guide.
  • Upgraded show guide listing.
  • Limited to three sponsors. 
  • Show Requirement: Three show minimum.

Annual Investment: $15,000

The third most prominent level of Coffee Fest sponsorship. 

  • Top of every sponsorship board just following Platinum and Gold, Silver Coffee Fest Sponsorship is prominent and affordable.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on exhibition entry sponsor recognition signage.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on www. coffeefest.com. 
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo in show guide.
  • Upgraded show guide listing.
  • Banner recognition on one e-newsletter to registered attendees.
  • Limited to four sponsors.
  • Show Requirement: Three show minimum. 

Annual Investment: $9,000

Last amongst Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors but shown above all the other sponsorships is Bronze level sponsorship.

  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on exhibition entry sponsor recognition signage.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo on www.coffeefest.com.
  • Sponsorship recognition including logo in show guide.
  • Upgraded show guide listing.
  • Limited to five sponsors.
  • Show Requirement:  Three show minimum.

Annual Investment: $6,000

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. 

  • Limited to one sponsor.
  • Show Requirement: Three show minimum.

Annual Investment: $15,000

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 will appear on all sponsor event signage at Coffee Fest. 
  • 6’ table for literature or product to sample at the reception.
  • Ability to incorporate product into the food or beverage menu, venue & time permitting.
  • Limited to 3 per show at $3,500 each.

Title Sponsor: $10,000

Classrooms offering valuable and relevant education are in high gear each morning of Coffee Fest. As the pen sponsor, you will provide attendees of these classes with pens to take notes with. You source, brand and provide the pens (2,000) for each show. Each time it is used or looked at it provides another impression for your company at the show and beyond.

  • Limited to one sponsor.

Single Show Investment $1,500 (plus the pens) 

 

Education is a big part of the Coffee Fest experience. As the note pad sponsor, you will provide your branded note pad to attendees of our classes to take notes on. You source, brand and provide the pads (2,000) for each show. Every time it is used, it provides yet another valuable impression for your company.

  • Limited to one sponsor.

Single Show Investment: $1,000 (plus the note pads)

 

cf-new-icon.pngCoffee Fest is known for its free seminar schedule. Four classrooms host free seminars every day of the show. As the Classroom MC Sponsor, you will introduce the speakers for each session in one room, make pre-scripted show announcements, and remind attendees to complete a seminar survey. As the MC, you will have an opportunity to deliver a two-sentence message about your company. In addition, your company logo will be displayed on the classroom podium throughout Coffee Fest and on the schedule meterboard posted outside the classroom sponsored.

  • Limited to one sponsor per classroom. 4 available.

Single Show Investment: $1,250

 

Campfire Cafe is an education venue on the show floor where 30 minute presentations on the most relevant topics in specialty coffee are shared. The Campfire Cafe sponsor enjoys visibility with logos on venue signage and pre-show marketing materials including the Official Show Guide.

  • Limited to one sponsor.

Annual Investment: $9,000

cf-new-icon.pngLooking 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

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.

  • Limited to one sponsor.

Single Show Investment: $4,500

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.

  • Limited to one sponsor per show.

Single Show Investment: $1,500 plus 5 gallon bottles of water for exhibitors, competitions & classes

 

Position your company as the go-to for all things dairy at Coffee Fest. Your water will used by exhibitors, in the Coffee Fest educational hands-on classes & in the Coffee Fest competitions. Your sponsorship will be recognized in some pre-show exhibitor marketing & on-site as well as on the Coffee Fest website. 

  • Limited to one sponsor.

Single Show Investment: Dairy products for exhibitors, competitions and classes.

Offered as a fee-based, limited seating, pre-registration required session, the Drink Innovations Lab will be the center of the attendees frozen, blended and specialty beverage universe. Be the innovative company that the attendees credit for this amazing experience at the show. 


Title Sponsor: $3,000.
Supporting Sponsor: $1,000

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

cf-new-icon.pngThe 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

America’s Best Espresso Competition is the annual vehicle that will determine and acknowledge the three best coffee roasters in North America. Every other year, the top three from each of the previous six competitions will come together for the Grand Championship where America’s Best Espresso National Champion will be crowned.

  • Limited to five sponsors.

Annual Investment: $9,000 

 

America’s Best Cold Brew Competition was developed to determine and acknowledge the best tasting cold brew and nitro. As a sponsor, your logo will be on America’s Best Cold Brew signage at the venue and on pre-show marketing. If you want your products or equipment in front of the leading roasters in cold brew, this is the place for you.

Annual Investment: $7,500

cf-new-icon.pngThe Selfie Stand Photo Booth is located near the Product Showcase area. This free standing unit is partially or fully wrapped with a custom graphic representing your brand. Each photo taken at the selfie station is branded with a custom photo frame that you also get to design. From the stand, attendees and exhibitors, can immediately share to all of their social media platforms. As the sponsor you would receive full analytics on all shared photos, hashtag usage, and all captured leads. 

  • Limited to one sponsor. 
  • Learn more about The Snap Bar Selfie Stand: https://thesnapbar.com/selfie-stand

Annual Investment: $10,000
Single Show Investment: $4,000

 

Welcome Coffee Fest attendees to the show with a banner ad on their registration confirmation email. Create a clickable banner ad for each registration confirmation. Prime visibility and brand recognition. Promote a product, invite them to your booth or just present your company to every attendee coming to the show. The countdown clock to each show is front and center at the top of the Coffee Fest registration page. This is a great way to be the first company that everyone sees when registering for Coffee Fest. Sponsor the countdown clock with your logo and draw the attendee’s attention before the show even starts.   

  • Size: 540px x 150px at 72 DPI
  • Limited to one sponsor.

Single Show Investment: $3,500

 

Be the first one to welcome attendees to the show. Once a badge is printed out upon arrival to the show a welcome email from you and invitation to come by your booth will automatically be sent to each attendee.  Be the first impression everyone sees as they arrive at Coffee Fest.  

  • Size: 540px x 150px at 72 DPI
  • Limited to one sponsor.

Annual Investment: $9,000
Single Show Investment: $3,500

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