Sponsor and Exhibit with ICMA at the UNITE Digital Event

Just like at an in-person event, your participation in the ICMA UNITE Digital Conference & Exhibit Hall is paramount to gaining visibility and reaching prospects. Now more than ever, your involvement will make all the difference for ICMA’s members and their specific needs. Stay connected with your customers at this unique digital experience.

We are here to help you meet your goals. Custom sponsorship packages are available upon request. Please reach out to sponsorshipteam@icma.org for more information.

Download the Sponsor Prospectus

Description: Become a UNITE Event Sponsor.  As a sponsor, you will receive one (1) All-Access conference registration.

Investment: $3,500

Benefits: Logo recognition on event web page, on UNITE event platform and in conference marketing materials.

Description: Become the exclusive sponsor of the General Session on Friday, September 25 or Saturday, September 26. Speaker TBD.

Investment: $35,000 / Qty: Two (2)

Benefits:  Show a 60 – 90 second video (approved by ICMA), company representative to address the attendees (60-120 seconds), recognition on the digital conference platform, logo recognition on opening presentation screen, introduce the keynote speaker, logo recognition in all pre and post event marketing materials

Description: Sponsor a LIVE Education Session

Investment: $30,000 – Qty (3) (Wednesday, September 23; Thursday, September 24; Friday, September 25, of the digital conference)

Benefits: LIVE sponsored session includes the opportunity to present on a key topic area for ICMA members as a concurrent session. Logo recognition on event web page, event platform, and in conference marketing materials. Immediately following the live session, the session will be housed in the On-Demand section of the platform to be seen by attendees for the duration the platform is open and accessible.

Description: Your featured Solutions Track session will present practical and new informational case studies of local governments that have overcome challenges through innovative public-private partnerships.

Investment: $6,000

Benefits: Company branded session, listing on digital platform and in event marketing materials, attendee list from session to include email addresses.

Discounts apply for Strategic Partners

Description: Do not miss this opportunity to sponsor one of the Trailblazer Featured Speakers. Speakers TBD.

Investment: $10,000

Benefits: Sponsor logo on opening presentation screen, sponsor introduces Trailblazer Featured Speaker, recognition in event materials.

Description: By sponsoring a lunch break, you will reach attendees by sending them an e-gift card (TBD).  This sponsored break is yours to design by featuring games, videos, networking and more.  ICMA to work with sponsor on identifying target audience

Investment: $10,000 – $20,000; Includes $20 gift cards (# of Attendees Varies between 200-500)

Qty: One (1)/day with a total of three (3) lunch break sponsorships

Benefits: Branded email to attendees with the e-gift card, logo recognition on event sponsor page, branded room for attendees to join on the digital platform.

Description: By sponsoring a coffee break, you will reach attendees by sending them an e-gift card (i.e., Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks, etc.). This sponsored break is yours to design by featuring games, videos, networking and more. Intimate coffee break options available.  ICMA to work with sponsor on identifying target audience

Investment: $7,500 – $12,500; Includes $10 gift cards (# of Attendees Varies between 200-500)

Qty: One (1)/day with a total of four (4) coffee break sponsorships

Benefits: Branded email to attendees with the e-gift card, logo recognition on event sponsor page, branded room for attendees to join on the digital platform.

Description:  Sponsor an “after hours” happy hour for attendees to connect after the education content for the day.

Investment: Starting at $5,000

Benefits: Sponsor branded room; listing and promo on event web site and digital platform

Description: Purchase ad space on the UNITE web site to maximize your brand awareness.

Investment: starting at $3,500

Description: Offer attendees some fun and excitement by being the R.O.C.K sponsor. ICMA staff will randomly select conference attendees and recognize them throughout the virtual conference. Winners will receive e-gift cards from a variety of options!

Investment: $5,000/day; Buyout: $12,500

Benefits: Recognition on event web site and in event promotional materials/channels (eShow Daily, Social Media, etc.).  Sponsor branded email for the e-gift card

Description: Let us have some fun with a digital caricature artist! Attendees can sign-up to have a digital caricature picture made, just as they would at in-person event!

Investment: Starting at $1,600/hour for one (1) artist; two-hour minimum; (more options available)

Benefits: Instant download of caricature by attendee, sponsor branded email to those registered for caricature session, sponsor recognition on event website

Description: During the event, ICMA will provide social media messaging promoting the event through several different outlets. Promote your participation and brand by being highlighted in several different ways.

Investment: $3,500 = Quantity 4; Buyout: $10,000 

Benefits: One (1) Facebook post, One (1) Instagram Post, One (1) LinkedIn Post and One (1) Tweet pre- and during the event

ICMA is offering three (3) different digital exhibit booth options to choose from. Each category includes benefits that will fit within your marketing goals and budget.

Platinum Level: $3,500

Gold Level: $2,500

Silver Level:  $1,500

ICMA Strategic Partners will receive the following digital exhibit booth discounts:
Presidential: 50%, Executive & General: 25%

Inventory: Unlimited

Investment: Starting at $5,000 (plus the cost of the sponsorship item and any activation)

Do you have ideas that will serve the event and attendees well and match your business objectives?  You can work directly with ICMA staff to create a unique sponsorship opportunity.  Ideas will be evaluated on attendee value, logistics, and implementation timeframes.

Sponsorship Includes: 

  • Sponsor to submit Create Your Own ideas to ICMA no later than August 1, 2020.
  • All activation components of sponsorship are the responsibility of the sponsor.

For more information on UNITE Digital Exhibit Booth options, please contact Kristy Wagner at kristy@corcexpo.com or 312-265-9667.

Special discount pricing available for ICMA Strategic Partners.  To inquire, please contact Megan Sherman at msherman@icma.org.