Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested sponsors may contact Amanda Strombeck, at AStrombeck@smithbucklin.com or +1-312-673-4844 for more information and to find an opportunity that is right for you!

Educational Opportunities

NEW! Executive Series Sponsor (Exclusive) - Sold to VISA
The Executive Series, candid discussions with the conference keynote speakers, is a unique and exclusive opportunity for your company to reach and network with the most influential delegates from around the globe who are participating in this VIP experience. The sponsorship includes recognition on all electronic and print materials, relating to the Executive Series, logo recognition on the lunch menus, the opportunity to introduce speakers, and participation for two people from the sponsoring organization. Sponsoring company will also have the opportunity to place marketing collateral at the lunch tables.

NEW! Keynote Speaker (three available) — $25,000 USD*
Here is your opportunity to associate your brand with high-level speakers. As a sponsor, your company will be recognized in signage and present a 3–5 minute video (produced by the sponsor) before the keynote address. You will also have the opportunity to provide a marketing piece to be placed on each seat (artwork provide by sponsor). Keynotes are often attended by all delegates.

NEW! Social and Innovation Hub - $20,000 USD 
Whether attendees have fully embraced the value of social media or are just learning, the World Credit Union Conference Social and Innovation Hub is the place for them to expand their knowledge and learn valuable social media techniques that are core to their business. Attendees can engage and see the results on the social media boards, charge their devices, or network with others sharing best practices on social media. Attendees can also watch presentations from our Industry Partners and learn more about innovative credit union solutions. Sponsorship would include branding on the wall of the Hub/Theater, recognition in the guide and mobile application, and a 30 minute non-commercial presentation to attendees.

NEW! Presentations in the Social and Innovation Hub - $4,000 USD (eight available) 
Delegates from all over the world attend the World Credit Union Conference to see what new and innovate solutions they can take back to their Credit Union. Make your solutions top of mind with a non-commercial 30-Minute presentation, right on the trade show floor in the Social Media Hub. Sponsorship includes basic AV and promotion throughout the program. Your logo will be placed in the program guide and mobile app.

Networking and Lead Generation Opportunities

Closing Party — $25,000 USD*
Attendees will wrap up the event with a celebration! As the exclusive sponsor, you receive name and logo recognition on the conference website in addition to onsite recognition with your logo on display at all bar areas and at each table throughout the celebration venue, your logo displayed on napkins and the evening entertainment will make a special announcement of your participation as a conference sponsor. The sponsorship also includes your logo placed on the wristband all attendees must wear for access to the event as well as the opportunity to serve a signature drink or cocktail during the closing celebration.

World Council Supporter Reception — $25,000 USD*
Showcase your organization at the invite-only “Supporters Reception” at the Vienna Museum of Natural History. This intimate event brings together the industry’s most influential credit union leaders from around the globe. Includes signage and display of your logo on napkins. Sponsor also has opportunity to provide marketing collateral or a giveaway at tables.

Opening Reception on Trade show Floor — $15,000 USD*
Standout when sponsoring the very first networking opportunity at the conference. Includes signage, your logo displayed during the welcome reception immediately following the opening ceremony and your logo displayed on napkins. Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the Opening Reception during Sunday's Opening Ceremony — the highest attended event of the conference. Sponsoring company will also have the opportunity to serve a signature drink or cocktail at their booth for maximum booth traffic.

NEW! Closing Reception Wine Tasting — $10,000 USD*
End the conference on a high note by participating in a Wine Tasting reception. Participating sponsors will have the opportunity to select a unique wine to serve right from their booth space to have those final conversations with customers and prospects before the exhibit hall closes. Sponsorship includes recognition on all print and electronic materials, pertaining to the closing reception.
Note: Bar and bartender will be set-up in each sponsors booth and must fit within the confines of the booth as outlined in the exhibitor rules and regulations. Selections are based on a first-come, first serve basis.

Lunch (two available) — $5,000 USD*
Cater to the entire delegation during lunch. Includes signage and display of your logo on napkins. Sponsor also has opportunity to provide marketing collateral or a giveaway at the lunch tables.

Networking Break (three available) — $5,000 USD*
Make an impression on attendees by putting your brand on signage in the exhibit hall. Includes signage and your logo on napkins. Sponsor has opportunity to provide marketing collateral or a giveaway during networking breaks.

Meet the Exhibitors (two available) — $5,000 USD*
Be the first logo attendees see on Monday and Tuesday morning with coffee and tea on the exhibition floor. This sponsorship includes signage, your logo on napkins and coffee sleeves. Sponsor has opportunity to provide marketing collateral or a giveaway during meet the exhibitors.

Branding & Advertising Opportunities

NEW! Wireless Internet (Exclusive) — Sold to Bankingly

Give every attendee complimentary internet access at the World Credit Union Conference as the official Wi-Fi sponsor. Sponsorship includes the ability to select a Wi-Fi password that is representative of your company name or brand, advertising on the splash page, and recognition on all conference materials, pertaining to wireless internet.

Name Badge Lanyards — Sold to PSCU
Your logo or name will appear along with the conference logo on the lanyards on this very visible item. Name badges are required for conference admittance, so this is a sure way to keep your name in front of all attendees.

NEW! Agenda Sponsor — Sold to CO-OP Financial Services
This opportunity provides full exposure for your company name, logo, and marketing message on the much-used agenda pocket guide. Sponsorship would also include recognition as the agenda sponsor on the website. The Agenda is the most viewed item on the conference website and within the mobile app.

Conference Bag Insert - $2,500 USD*
Provide a flyer in the attendee bag that is handed out to each participant during the registration process. Your companies message is sure to be noticed.

*All prices are exclusive of 5% Austrian Advertising Tax and VAT (Value Added Tax) when relevant.

Please note that all artwork, logos or informational pieces must be provided by the sponsor.

The invoice for your participation shall be issued by VMC, 1 Rond-point de l’Europe, 92250 La Garenne-Colombes / France; French VAT Number: FR75523098614; Austrian Tax Number: 393-0887