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CONNECT - SARASOTA DESIGN CONFERENCE 2022


April 8-9, 2022

Architecture Sarasota - McCulloch Pavilion

265 S Orange Ave

Sarasota, FL 34236



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Sarasota Design Conference Sponsorship Package

For over two decades, AIA Florida Gulf Coast Chapter has hosted The Sarasota Design Conference, a biennial event that attracts award-winning speakers from around the world and is attended by industry professionals, primarily architects in the Florida Caribbean region.

Take advantage of sponsorship to set yourself apart from your competition and influence architects and allied design and construction leaders who recommend, specify and approve your products and services.


PLATINUM SPONSOR - $3000 SOLD

  • Banner with company name and logo displayed in front of conference room
  • Verbal mention in opening and closing speeches
  • Opportunity to present Lightning Talks*
  • Name, logo and chosen image displayed on opening slide of each half day session (3 minutes)
  • Web link on event website
  • Company name and logo on all event publications and event website
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details and description of your company of up to 25 words
  • Two (2) tickets to for all conference events (lunches included)
  • One (1) Vendor table (6' x 2')
  • Dinner with AIA Florida Gulf Coast Board, SDC Planning Committee and Speakers


GOLD SPONSOR - $2000 SOLD

  • Verbal mention in opening and closing speeches
  • Opportunity to present Lightning Talks*
  • Name, logo and chosen image displayed on opening slide of each half day session together with other Gold level sponsors (3 minutes)
  • Web link on event website
  • Company name and logo on all event publications and event website
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details and description of your company of up to 25 words
  • One (1) ticket to all conference events (lunches included)
  • One (1) Vendor table (6' x 2')


SESSION SPONSOR - $1500 (Six Available) (please choose session you would like to sponsor during the registration process)

  • Opportunity to present Lightning Talks*
  • Name and logo displayed on opening slide of each half day session together with other sponsors (3 minutes)
  • Name and logo displayed on presentation board placed adjacent to speaker
  • Web link on event website
  • Company name and logo on all event publications and event website
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details and description of your company of up to 25 words
  • One (1) ticket to conference events for one day (choose day)


T-SHIRT SPONSOR - $1500 (One Available) 

  • Opportunity to present Lightning Talks*
  • Company logo on Conference t-shirt
  • Name and logo displayed on opening slide of each half day session together with other sponsors (3 minutes)
  • Web link on event website
  • Company name and logo on all event publications and event website
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details and description of your company of up to 25 words
  • One (1) ticket to conference events


FOOD & BEVERAGE SPONSOR - $1250 (Seven Available)

  • Opportunity to present Lightning Talks*
  • Name and logo displayed on opening slide of each half day session together with other sponsors (3 minutes)
  • Web link on event website
  • Company name and logo on all event publications and event website
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details
  • One (1) ticket to evening event (choose day)
  • Company name and logo on tabletop stanchion
  • Opportunity to provide branded napkins


LANYARD SPONSOR - $1000 - SOLD

  • Opportunity to present Lightning Talks*
  • Name and logo displayed on opening slide of each half day session together with other sponsors (3 minutes)
  • Web link on event website
  • Company name and logo on all event publications and event website
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details
  • Company name and logo displayed on lanyard
  • One (1) ticket to evening event (choose day)


VIDEO CONFERENCE SPONSOR - $1000 SOLD

  • Opportunity to present Lightning Talks*
  • Name and logo displayed on opening slide of each half day session together with other sponsors (3 minutes)
  • Web link on event website
  • Company name and logo on all event publications and event website
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details
  • Logo displayed during virtual presentation
  • One (1) ticket to evening event (choose day)


VENDOR TABLE - $350 (9 Remaining)

  • Friday ONLY
  • Opportunity to present Lightning Talks*
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details
  • One (1) Vendor table (6’ x 2’)
  • One (1) ticket to evening event (choose day)
  • Lunch included


CONFERENCE SUPPORTER - $300

  • Name and logo displayed on opening slide of each half day session together with other sponsors (3 minutes)
  • Company name and logo on all event publications and event website
  • Listing in sponsor sheet - with contact details
  • One (1) ticket to evening event (choose day)


    Sponsors may purchase additional lunch or evening event tickets during the sponsorship registration process.


    *Lightning Talks is an opportunity for you to briefly introduce yourself and your company / product to conference attendees. You can either present in person (maximum 2 minutes) during Lightning Talks on Friday, April 8, before the Tradeshow or provide a video (mp4) of maximum 2 minutes which we will show during the Lightning Talks. The recording of the event, including videos submitted will be up on our website after the event providing further promotion for the companies. Click here to view the 2020 Lightning Talks.


    For more information, contact AIA Florida Gulf Coast at info@aiagulfcoast.org.

    Click HERE for pdf version of Sponsorship Package.


    BECOME A SPONSOR TODAY!



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