Sponsorship


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Maximize your brand engagement: 2016 CFA convention 

Convention Partner Plus  |  Investment: $50,000

Opening Reception - Exclusive: SOLD Sponsored by ExWorks Capital/RedRidge


Showcase your organization as a leading partner of our industry by becoming the EXCLUSIVE sponsor of the Opening Reception. Taking place on the lawn of the fabulous Fontainebleau hotel, guest will enjoy the fine weather, fantastic cocktails and phenomenal networking while raising a glass to you!


Keynote Speaker - Exclusive


Showcase your organization as a leading partner of our industry by becoming the EXCLUSIVE sponsor of the keynote speaker session!


Additional Benefits:

- Primary billing on all emails, signage and promotional materials

- 250-word company description in Official Convention Program book

Full-page ad in Official Convention Program book

3 complimentary Convention registrations

The opportunity to display your company’s marketing material and/or giveaway items near the registration area

Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 1 year

Web banner ad on the Convention website pages for 1 month

Reserved prime seating at all functions

Complimentary tote bag insert

Opportunity to introduce panel breakout session (This is on a first come, first serve basis by sponsorship level.)

 

Diamond Level  |  Investment: $25,000

Available Opportunities:

Golf Outing – Exclusive SOLD Sponsored by Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Make a hole-in-one when you sponsor the entire golf outing on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, including the lunch and beverage cart. Well-maintained greens, challenging layouts, and stunning vistas come together in perfect harmony and create endless entertainment for golfers of all skill levels.


Networking Central – Exclusive

Enhance your presence by helping enhance everyone’s networking experiences! Networking Central is open to all attendees during all exhibit hall hours over the three days of the event, and will offer you an ideal place for engaging fellow industry leaders. Whether you want to make connections with attendees, sit quietly or catch up with the office back home, you’ll find a comfortable spot in Networking Central to do so. Networking Central is easily accessible and centrally located in the exhibit hall. Amenities include:

- Complimentary beverages

Comfortable seating groups to accommodate meetings

The opportunity to put your company’s collateral on Networking Central tables

Extensive on-site signage and marketing driving traffic to the Networking Center


WiFi Sponsor – Exclusive

Get everyone connected as the official Convention WiFi sponsor. Cost includes WiFi access for all attendees throughout the Convention exhibit hall and meeting space.

Additional benefits: Company logo on splash page when attendees connect to Internet. Company name incorporated into WiFi password.


Additional Benefits:

° Diamond Sponsor designation on:

- Printed promotional materials (including the Convention brochure and all e-blasts from time of received contract)

- Convention signage throughout the event

- The Convention pages of www.cfa.com

° 225-word company description in Official Convention Program book

° 2 complimentary Convention registrations

° Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 1 year

° The opportunity to display your company’s marketing material and/or giveaway items near the registration area

° Complimentary tote bag insert

° Opportunity to introduce panel breakout session (This is on a first come, first serve basis by sponsorship level)


Platinum  Level  |  Investment: $17,500

Available Opportunities:

Hallway Clings – Exclusive

Have your branding in the hallways as guests walk from the General Session room to the breakout session rooms! 


Night Cap Reception – (2 Co-Sponsors) 


Cap off Thursday, November 10, 2016 the right way when you sponsor the CFA Night Cap Reception. Added benefit: Table tent cards with your company name or logo to be displayed throughout the reception as well as the opportunity to provide napkins with your company logo.


Reception in Exhibit Hall – Exclusive SOLD Sponsored by AloStar Capital Finance
Entertain Convention attendees when you sponsor this fun reception in the Exhibit Hall on the evening of Thursday, November 10, 2016.


Registration Area Sponsor – Exclusive 


Get your company name & logo on a can’t-be-missed banner at the first location attendees will be visiting: the registration area.


Additional Benefits:

° Platinum Sponsor designation on:

- Printed promotional materials (including the Convention brochure and all e-blasts from time of received contract)

- Convention signage throughout the event

- The Convention pages of www.cfa.com

° 175-word company description in Official Convention Program book

° 1 complimentary Convention registration

° Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 6 months

° The opportunity to display your company’s marketing material and/or giveaway items near the registration area

° Logo displayed prominently on the item you are sponsoring

° Opportunity to introduce panel breakout session (This is on a first come, first serve basis by sponsorship level)

 

Titanium Plus Level  |  Investment: $15,000

Available Opportunities:

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour and Live Music – Exclusive

Take some time to unwind with our guests by sponsoring the Exhibit Hall Happy Hours on Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Stationed throughout the exhibit booths and near our new Networking Central, guests will enjoy relax to some local music and complimentary beer, spirits and wine, all while raising a glass to you! Added benefit: Opportunity to provide your own branded napkins. Available Opportunities:

• Wednesday, November 9 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SOLD Sponsored by Bibby Financial Services

• Thursday, November 10 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 


Lunch Libations Thursday – Branded Mini Liquor Bottles – Exclusive

Make friends with every single person at lunch on Thursday by sponsoring individual mini liquor bottles. Choose from Jameson Irish Whiskey, Maker’s Mark Whiskey, Jack Daniels Whiskey, Bacardi Superior Rum (clear), Bacardi Gold Rum (gold), Jägermeister, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and Jose Cuervo Tequila and have your logo placed directly on the bottle! Bottles will be placed at each table so all 1,000+ attendees can enjoy.

 

Additional Benefits:

° Titanium Plus Sponsor designation on:

- Printed promotional materials (including the Convention brochure and all e-blasts from time of received contract)

- Convention signage throughout the event

- The Convention pages of www.cfa.com

° 175-word company description in Official Convention Program book

° 1 complimentary Convention registration

° Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 5 months

° The opportunity to display your company’s marketing material and/or giveaway items near the registration area

° Logo displayed prominently on the item you are sponsoring

° Opportunity to introduce panel breakout session (This is on a first come, first serve basis by sponsorship level)

 

Titanium Level  |  Investment: $13,500

Available Opportunities:

Opening Session Kickoff – Exclusive 


Help pep up the crowd by becoming the sponsor of the Opening Session Kickoff.  


Mobile App – Exclusive 

The Convention Mobile App is designed to bring attendees up-to-the-minute detailed information on sessions, schedules, speakers, exhibitors, room locations and more! It is easy-to-use and downloadable for iPhone, iPad or Android devices. Your banner ad will appear at the bottom of every page and can link to a fully customized landing page within the app or your own website.


Moleskine 2017 Calendar Planner – Exclusive 

Compact yet impactful, these Moleskine 2017 calendar planners offer attendees the opportunity to keep track of all of their important meetings (hopefully with you!) in the coming year. With your company logo imprinted on the front cover of this planner, you will surely be a part of what attendees take back home with them after the Convention. Added benefit: Complimentary tote bag insert.

 

Beach Tote Bags – Exclusive 

Don’t miss the opportunity to have all attendees display your logo on durable beach tote bags that will be used long after the Convention. Added benefit: Complimentary tote bag insert.


Additional Benefits:

° Titanium Sponsor designation on:

- Printed promotional materials (including the Convention brochure and all e-blasts from time of received contract)

- Convention signage throughout the event

- The Convention pages of www.cfa.com

° 175-word company description in Official Convention Program book

° 1 complimentary Convention registration

° Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 5 months

° The opportunity to display your company’s marketing material and/or giveaway items near the registration area

° Logo displayed prominently on the item you are sponsoring

° Opportunity to introduce panel breakout session (This is on a first come, first serve basis by sponsorship level)

 

Gold  Level  |  Investment: $10,000 

Available Opportunities:

Portfolios – Exclusive 

Classy yet durable, help turn what would be fleeting thoughts into substantial notes or reminders for attendees by sponsoring a portfolio, complete with a writing pad. With your company logo imprinted on the front cover of this portfolio, you will surely be a part of what attendees take back home with them after the Convention. Added benefit: Complimentary tote bag insert.


Moleskine Mini Notepads – Exclusive 

Compact yet impactful, these mini notepads offer attendees the opportunity to keep. With your company logo imprinted on the front cover of this portfolio, you will surely be a part of what attendees take back home with them after the Convention. Added benefit: Complimentary tote bag insert.


Pocket Agenda – Exclusive 

Have your company logo prominently displayed on this helpful reference piece that will be used by all Convention attendees.


Name Badge Lanyards - Exclusive

Have your company’s logo in full view for everyone to see on this must-have accessory that will be used throughout the entire Convention.


Hotel Room Key Cards - Exclusive

Your company’s name will be on everyone’s mind from morning until night when you imprint your company message on the hotel key cards of Convention attendees staying at the Fontainebleau Hotel Miami, the official Convention hotel.


Custom Labeled Water Bottles - Exclusive

Quench thirsts as attendees drink from water bottles labeled with your company’s logo. Water bottles will be distributed at all refreshment breaks.

 

Keynote Libations Friday – Branded Mini Liquor Bottles – Exclusive

Make friends with every single person at Friday’s Keynote by sponsoring individual mini liquor bottles. Choose from Jameson Irish Whiskey, Maker’s Mark Whiskey, Jack Daniels Whiskey, Bacardi Superior Rum (clear), Bacardi Gold Rum (gold), Jägermeister, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and Jose Cuervo Tequila and have your logo placed directly on the bottle! Bottles will be placed at each table so all Friday Keynote attendees can enjoy.


Additional Benefits:

° Gold Sponsor designation on:

- Printed promotional materials (including the Convention brochure and all e-blasts from time of received contract)

- Convention signage throughout the event

- The Convention pages of www.cfa.com

° 150-word company description in Official Convention Program book

° 1 complimentary Convention registration

° Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 4 months

° Logo displayed prominently on the item you are sponsoring

° Opportunity to introduce panel breakout session (This is on a first come, first serve basis by sponsorship level)

 

Silver Level  |  Investment: $7,750 

General Session Speaker – Exclusive 

Everyone will be talking about this engaging speaker after they take the stage. Ensure that attendees are also talking about your company when you reserve this opportunity. Additional benefits: The opportunity to introduce the speaker, the opportunity to put your company’s collateral on all seats, and reserved prime seating at the session. Available Opportunities: Friday, November 11


Virtual Golf Machine in Exhibit Hall – Exclusive

This is a hole-in-one sponsorship opportunity! Back by popular demand, our virtual golf machine offers over 16 different courses and includes a professional golf instructor to offer tips and advice. Open during all hours of the exhibit hall, this exciting activity is a great way to attract attendees to your company.


Coffee Break

Do a latté more with your sponsorship dollars by sponsoring one of the coffee breaks. You will provide a much-needed “pick-me-up” for attendees, while having the opportunity to display your products and speak directly to your potential customers. Additional benefits: Napkins and ‘to-go’ cups with your company logo to be used during the break. Available Opportunities:   °  Thursday, November 10        °  Friday, November 11


Exhibit Hall Guide Ad – Back Cover

Guide Convention attendees in the right direction by having an ad on the back cover of the Exhibit Hall Guide. Prior to the Convention, the guide will be distributed in 6,200 copies of The Secured Lender. Additionally, during the Convention, the guide will be included in all attendee tote bags.


Program Book Ad – Back Cover SOLD Sponsored by Corporation Service Company

Display your company’s logo on the back cover of the hottest item at the Convention, the Official Convention Program book. A Program Book will be included in all attendee tote bags.


Reception in Exhibit Hall – Co-Sponsorship (limit 2 – Not available if Exclusive is taken)

Entertain Convention attendees during this reception in the Exhibit Hall on the evening of Thursday, November 10, 2016. Additional benefits: Table tent cards with your company name or logo to be displayed throughout the reception as well as the opportunity to provide napkins with your company logo.


Daily Convention Newsletter SOLD Sponsored by Hahn & Hessen

Don’t miss your opportunity to communicate with attendees by having your company logo and ad included in the daily news source for the Convention. Newsletter distribution will be in attendees’ tote bags on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at breakfast, and strategically placed throughout the Convention each day. The daily newsletter will also be e- mailed to attendees each day; that’s double exposure for your company!


Additional Benefits:

° Silver Sponsor designation on:

- Printed promotional materials (including the Convention brochure and all e-blasts from time of received contract)

- Convention signage throughout the event

- The Convention pages of www.cfa.com

° 100-word company description in Official Convention Program book

° 1 complimentary Convention registration

° Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 4 months


Bronze Level  |  Investment: $5,500

Available Opportunities:

Exhibit Hall Guide Ad – Inside Front Cover

Guide Convention attendees in the right direction by having an ad on the inside front cover of the Exhibit Hall Guide. Prior to the Convention, the guide will be distributed in 6,200 copies of The Secured Lender. The guide will also be included in all attendee tote bags during the Convention.


Mobile App Co-Sponsorship (5 available)

The Convention Mobile App is designed to bring attendees up-to-the-minute detailed information on sessions, schedules, speakers, exhibitors, room locations and more! It is easy-to-use and downloadable for iPhone, iPad or Android devices. Your banner ad will appear at the bottom of every page and can link to a fully customized landing page within the app or your own website.


2016 Online Convention Resource Center

Have your company’s logo and website link prominently displayed on CFA’s Convention Resource Center web page at www.cfa.com. Prior to and post the Convention, registered attendees will receive a link to the resource center where they can access attendee lists, panel presentations, handouts, and other useful information.


Wall Street Journal Room Delivery – Exclusive 

Keep attendees current with a complimentary copy of the Wall Street Journal delivered right to their rooms. Copies will be delivered to attendees staying at the official Convention hotel and will include a Post-It Note on the cover with information about your company.

Available Opportunities:  
° 
 Thursday, November 10 SOLD Sponsored by CIT  
°
 Friday, November 11


Program Book Ad – Inside Front Cover - Exclusive SOLD Sponsored by McMillan

Display your company’s logo on the inside front cover of the hottest item at the Convention, the Official Convention Program book. A Program Book will be included in all attendee tote bags. 


Program Book Ad – Inside Back Cover - Exclusive 

Display your company’s logo on the inside back cover of the hottest item at the Convention, the Official Convention Program book. A Program Book will be included in all attendee tote bags.


Custom Labeled Pens – Exclusive SOLD Sponsored by TBK Bank

Place your company in the hands of Convention attendees with this opportunity to provide your company name or logo to be imprinted on a pen. Pens will be distributed at registration, at general sessions, panels, and all throughout the Convention.


Additional Benefits:

° Bronze Sponsor designation on:

- Printed promotional materials (including the Convention brochure and all e-blasts from time of received contract)

- Convention signage throughout the event

- The Convention pages of www.cfa.com

° 75-word company description in Official Convention Program book

° Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 2 months

 

Executive Level  |  Investment: $3,500 

Available Opportunities:

Tote Bag Inserts 

Spread your company message to Convention attendees with this opportunity to provide one marketing item of choice to be inserted into the Convention tote bag.


General Session Speaker with Lunch – Co-sponsorship (limit 3 – Not available if Exclusive is taken)

Everyone will be talking about these entertaining speakers after they take the stage during lunch. Ensure that attendees are also talking about your company when you reserve this opportunity. Additional benefits: The opportunity to put your company’s collateral on all seats, and reserved prime seating at the session. Available Opportunities: °  Friday, November 11


Friday’s Breakfast – Co-sponsorship (2 Available) 

Ensure that everyone starts the day right by co-sponsoring the breakfast on Friday, November 11, 2016.


Coffee Break – Co-sponsorship (limit 3 per break – Not available if Exclusive is taken)

Do a latté more with your sponsorship dollars by co-sponsoring one of the coffee breaks. You will provide a much- needed “pick-me-up” for attendees, while having the opportunity to display your products and speak directly to your potential customers.  Additional benefits: The opportunity to provide napkins and ‘to-go’ cups with your company logo to be used during the break.

Available Opportunities:   ° Thursday, November 10   °  Friday, November 11


2016 Online Convention Resource Center – Co-sponsorship (limit 2 – Not available if Exclusive is taken)

Have your company’s logo and website link prominently displayed on CFA’s Convention Resource Center web page at www.cfa.com. Prior to and after the Convention, registered attendees will receive a link to the resource center where they can access attendee lists, panel presentations, handouts, and other useful information.


Program Book Interior Ad (5 available)

Display your company’s logo on the inside pages of the hottest item at the Convention, the Official Convention Program book. A Program Book will be included in all attendee tote bags.


CFA Selfie Wall

The CFA Selfie Wall will be the social media hit of The Convention! Located inside the exhibit hall, the selfie wall will feature CFA logos and fun props for attendees to pose with. As the Selfie Wall sponsor, you will receive signage around the selfie wall with your logo and a hashtag of your choice. We will display all selfies tweeted with your hashtag on the big-screen of the general session room. #Awesome!


Additional Benefits:

° Executive Sponsor designation on:

- Printed promotional materials (including the Convention brochure and all e-blasts from time of received contract)

- Convention signage throughout the event

- The Convention pages of www.cfa.com

° 25-word company description in Official Convention Program book

° Free listing on CFA’s Service Provider Directory for 2 months

 

Women In Commercial Finance Thursday Lunch Sponsorship Opportunities CLICK HERE


How do I reserve a sponsorship?

For more information or to reserve a sponsorship, contact James Kravitz at (646) 839-6080 or jkravitz@cfa.com.  Please send the completed form with payment to CFA, 370 7th Avenue, Suite 1801, New York, NY, 10001 or fax to 212.564.6053.


In order to reserve your sponsorship, you must submit the contract & payment by September 16, 2016. In order to be included in the Convention brochure, you must submit contract & payment by June 17, 2016. CLICK HERE FOR ORDER FORM


 

2015 SPONSORS

 

1stWEST Background Investigations

AloStar Business Credit

Ares

Bibby Financial Services

Big Shoulders Capital LLC

Bilzin Sumberg

BMO Harris Bank

CIT

Citi® Commercial Bank

Citizens Business Capital

Clear Thinking Group

Corportation Service Company

Curve

Dwight Funding

Everbank

ExWorks Capital

FarWest Capital

FGI

First Capital

GE Capital

Goldberg Kohn

Gordon Brothers Group

Greenberg Truarig

Hilco Global

Houlihan Lokey

JPMorgan

K&L Gates

Katten

Keybank

Leland Capital Advisors LLC

Mayer Brown

McGuireWoods LLP

McMillan LLP

Midcap Financial

Nations Equipment Finance

North Mill Capital LLC

Otterbourg P.C.

Paul Hastings LLP

People’s United Business Capital

PNC Business Credit

RapidAdvance

RedRidge Finance Group

RMP Capital Corp.

Schiff Hardin

Siena Lending Group

Sterling National Bank

Triumph Savings Bank

Vedder Price

WeiserMazars LLP

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Winston & Strawn LLP

 


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