LME® | Mar. 28–29, 2018
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel (Schaumburg, IL USA)

LME Sponsorship Opportunities*

Sponsorship Application

*You must be a LME Exhibitor to Sponsor.

Event Guide

Non-Member: $7,500 | Member: $7,250

The LME Event Guide is a tool designed to help attendees navigate through the event. Special care is taken to place all exhibitors contextually in their product categories to assure that attendees find the products and services they are looking for when they are looking for them.

Virtually all visitors will consult the Event Guide while they are traversing the halls of the convention center, as it is a complete directory of laser technologies presented. After the event, gain added value for your company as a sponsor when attendees continue to use the Event Guide for reference.

Show Bags

Non-Member: $7,500 | Member: $7,250

Every event attendee will carry your logo imprinted on this specifically designed LME 2014 tote bag used and seen by participants every day. After the event, gain added value for your company as a sponsor when attendees continue to use and carry these tote bags!

Lanyards

Non-Member: $7,500 | Member: $7,250

Every event attendee will receive a lanyard for their badge holder. Your company name/logo, along with the event logo, will be prominently displayed.

Wi-Fi

Non-Member: $7,500 | Member: $7,250

The event will feature Wi-Fi access throughout the event, where attendees can log in on their own devices. Enjoy high-profile brand exposure while giving attendees the necessary service of Wi-Fi.

Laser Technology Showcase Theater

Non-Member: $5,000 | Member: $4,800

The show floor will be equipped with one theater area designed especially for the Laser Technology Showcase. Exhibitors will present slides and videos of their equipment and examples of parts manufacturing their equipment.

Thursday Afternoon Ice Cream Break

Non-Member: $5,000 | Member: $4,800

Scoop out some fun with a mid-afternoon ice cream break between sessions. Your logo will be displayed at the distribution area located on the show floor.

  • Company logo on signage around the Thursday Afternoon Ice Cream Break.
  • Opportunity to distribute company literature and/or a premium item at the break.
  • Recognition as exclusive sponsor in event marketing materials.

Mingle with the Experts Reception

Non-Member: $5,000 | Member: $4,800

The Mingle with the Experts Reception provides the opportunity for attendees to mingle and ask the experts any questions they may have. It is also a great opportunity for exhibitors to interact with attendees in a more relaxed setting. By sponsoring, all the attendees will thank you for the complimentary drink that is included with their registration.

  • Company logo on signage around the Mingle with the Experts Reception.
  • Opportunity to distribute company literature and/or a premium item at the reception.
  • Recognition as exclusive sponsor in event marketing materials.

Ask the Experts Booth

Non-Member: $3,000 | Member: $2,900

Ask the Experts Booth provides attendees with answers to questions dealing with industrial lasers, laser processing systems and industrial laser applications. Sponsor this booth and increase your reach to attendees as they come to the booth and ask our experts questions.

  • Company logo on signage around the Ask the Experts Booth.
  • Opportunity to distribute company literature and/or a premium item at the booth.
  • Recognition as exclusive sponsor in event marketing materials.

Education Sessions

Non-Member: $1,500 | Member: $1,450

  • Company logo on signage in and around the classrooms.
  • Company logo on Welcome Screen and shown between sessions in the classroom.
  • Opportunity to distribute company literature and/or a premium item in the classroom.
  • Recognition as exclusive session sponsor in event marketing materials promoting education sessions.

*Tentative schedule coming soon. Education Lineup is subject to change.

Raffle Prizes

Non-Member: $1,500 | Member: $1,450

Sponsorship Plus (Show Bag Inserts) – $1,500

Increase your visibility at LME! Sponsorship Plus is only available to LME Sponsors. Every attendee receives a tote bag.

  • Expand your exposure by inserting a flyer, program announcement, job opportunity or other small promotional product into the event tote bag.
  • All bag inserts must be pre-approved by LIA. The Sponsor will be responsible for providing the necessary amount of items for each bag.

Additional Advertising Opportunities

Event Guide Ads–Prices Vary

A sure way to send your message out to all attendees at the event is to advertise in the official Event Guide, which is read, carried, referred to and retained by everyone at the event.

Ad sizes*:

  • 1/4 page (3.67” x 4.75”) – (Non-Member: $660 | Member: $575)
  • 1/2 page (7.5" x 4.75" or 3.67" x 9.75") – (Non-Member: $880 | Member: $765)
  • Full page (8.5” x 11”) – (Non-Member: $1,200 | Member: $1,045)

*All ads are full color, with no bleed.


Meter Boards – $2,500

Drive traffic to your booth by delivering your message to purchase-authorizing attendees walking into and through the exhibit hall.

  • Includes (1) meter board: 39" wide x 90" tall
  • Your company is responsible for creating artwork and submitting to LIA
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