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NIA’s 54th Annual Convention
April 1–4, 2009
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa
Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

Looking Beyond The Horizon. April 1–4, 2009, Kauai, Hawaii

2009 NIA Convention Sponsorship Opportunities

NIA offers you new and creative ways to reach attendees at our 2009 Annual Convention at the Grand Hyatt Resort and Spa in Kauai, Hawaii. Be associated with the industry highlight of the year! We have sponsorship packages for every budget and level of exposure.

Besides the chance to be part of the fun, you’ll receive rewards like complimentary registrations, recognition in various media, and your logo appearing in new and innovative ways. All packages include sponsor ribbon recognition and your logo in the onsite program, but from there, the sky’s the limit!

Click here for the order form.


Diamond Convention Sponsorship - SOLD $15,000

Tap into the power of a focused marketing opportunity where your corporate brand will be showcased in multiple pre-convention efforts through Insulation Outlook and direct mailings to NIA members and strategic partners. Additional onsite recognition strengthens your presences as NIA’s top convention sponsor.

  • Two complimentary registrations – A savings of approximately $1,000 each
  • Verbal and PowerPoint recognition during opening and closing sessions
  • Logo on eight page convention promotion brochure
  • Logo on cover of onsite conference program
  • Logo on full page, four-color NIA Convention ad in Insulation Outlook
  • Official recognition in NIA’s E-News Bulletin
  • Official recognition in NIA News pre- and post-convention issues
  • Company name, hyperlink, and logo on convention home page
  • Logo in NIA’s convention fax cover sheet used for outgoing faxes
  • Insertion of company printed material or promotional item in registration bags
  • Joint press release of your company sponsorship of convention
  • Two mailings (one pre- and one post-convention) through NIA’s mail house
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Elite Event Packages

Be a vital part of the Convention’s most anticipated events that attendees look forward to every year. Get attendees’ attention through delicious food, signature beverages, your logo on napkins, and other promotional opportunities. You’re guaranteed widespread exposure.

Welcome Reception Sponsor $12,500

Be the first to welcome attendees to the NIA Convention and Kauai as sponsorship of this event places your company at the center of the excitement. Attendees will mingle with industry friends and meet new ones as they kick off the 2009 Convention.

  • Two complimentary registrations – A savings of approximately $1,000 each
  • Verbal and PowerPoint recognition during opening and closing sessions
  • Event signage or banner
  • Gobo display
  • One-color logo on white beverage napkins displayed at bars
  • Signature drink
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

President’s Gala Reception & Dinner Sponsor $12,500

Make a lasting impression as the sponsor of the farewell event of the Convention. Attendees enjoy tropical libations and an outstanding meal and will dance the night away as they wrap up another successful Convention experience.

  • Two complimentary registrations – A savings of approximately $1,000 each
  • Verbal and PowerPoint recognition during opening and closing session
  • Event signage or banner
  • Gobo display
  • One-color logo on white beverage napkins displayed at bars
  • Signature drink
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Cyber Lounge Sponsor $7,000

Attendees want to stay connected! Computers in the registration area help attendees check e-mail and keep up to date with online news sources. Your company homepage will greet them each time they connect.

  • One complimentary registration – A savings of approximately $1,000
  • Signage or banner
  • Company homepage and screen saver used on computers
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

VIP/First Timers Reception Sponsor $5,000

This invitation-only event is the perfect way for attendees to learn more about NIA’s Annual Convention and network with attendee veterans.

  • One complimentary registration – A savings of approximately $1,000
  • Recognition during reception welcome remarks
  • Event signage
  • Four color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Continental Breakfast & Coffee Break (Thursday) Sponsor $5,000

Be a part of this energizing break as attendees network, discuss events of the Convention, and enjoy a mid-morning pick-me-up.

  • Event signage
  • Enhanced breakfast sandwiches available
  • Enhanced coffee station or added snack
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Registration Welcome Refreshment Sponsor $4,000

What better way to say Aloha than with a refreshing beverage (with your name/logo on the cup) to welcome all attendees to Kauai and the NIA Convention? Attendees will be greeted with refreshments as NIA staff welcome them.

  • Beverage cup with one-color logo
  • Event signage
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

New Member Orientation Sponsor $2,000

NIA welcomes and further acquaints its newest members with all the association and industry has to offer.

  • Recognition during reception welcome remarks
  • Event signage
  • Four color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Indelible Impressions Packages

Want attendees to take your logo home with them? Choose one of these packages and make a lasting impression on attendees! Your logo on conference bags, badge holders, room keys, and notebooks will help your brand stand out during the convention and beyond.

Convention Badge Holder Sponsor $10,000

Attendee name badges are required for all Convention events – make your mark with this sponsorship as attendees network and see your logo prominently displayed on Convention badge holders.

  • One complimentary registration – A savings of approximately $1,000
  • Verbal and PowerPoint recognition during opening and closing sessions
  • White logo on blue badge holder
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Convention Bag Sponsor $7,000

Attendees receive a convention bag when they check in at registration and carry this bag with them throughout the convention – and then take them home for added exposure for your company brand.

  • One complimentary registration – A savings of approximately $1,000
  • Four- or two-color logo on bag
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Convention Notebook Sponsor $5,000

Your logo will be printed on journal books inserted into every bag. When attendees get back to their office and review what they’ve learned, your logo will be front and center.

  • Logo on notebook
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Hotel Room Key Card Sponsor $5,000

Be the first thing convention attendees see when they are greeted at the front desk of the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa. Your company logo will remain fresh in their minds as they move from event to event and return back to the oasis of their room.

  • Logo printed on hotel room keys provided to all Convention guests at check-in
  • Four-color logo in program
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Golf Tournament Sponsorship Opportunities

NIA will offer golf sponsorship opportunities to those looking to make their mark on the Poipu Bay Golf Course Friday, April 3, 2009.

Hole-in-One (Limit One) Sponsor $750

Four par-three holes will be identified by course organizers for prizes. Limit of one sponsor on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Signage on four holes of the tournament course
  • Listing in the Convention program and on the Convention website
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Longest Drive (Limit One) Sponsor $300

This contest is run on a par-four or par-five hole, usually with a wide, straight fairway. The player with the longest tee shot in the fairway wins.

  • Signage on the designated hole of the tournament course
  • Listing in the convention program and on the convention website
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Closest to the Pin (Limit One) Sponsor – SOLD! $300

This contest is run on a par-three hole. The player with a tee shot closest to the pin wins.

  • Signage on the designated hole of the tournament course
  • Listing in the Convention program and on the Convention website
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Individual Golf Hole (Limit 12) Sponsor $150

Companies have the opportunity to sponsor a hole on the tournament course.

  • Signage on designated hole of the tournament course
  • Listing in the Convention program and on the convention website
  • Sponsor ribbon recognition

Registration Packet Insert Opportunities

Four page literature insertion – April/May advertiser $750

Four page literature insertion – non-advertisers $1750

Add’l pages Call NIA

Include your company literature or promotional in the on-site Convention bag given to all attendees at the registration desk check-in. This is your opportunity to reach out to every attendee!

Here’s how it works:

  • Submit your one- to four-page document to NIA for review.
  • Send your document to the convention hotel (shipping address and quantities will be provided to you). The sponsor is responsible for ensuring hotel has received material by specified date.
  • NIA will insert the piece for you!

Would you like to submit a promotional piece in the bag? Contact Julie Cupp for pricing and item specifications/suggestions.

Click here for the order form. Questions? Contact Julie Cupp at 703-464-6422, ext. 114, or jcupp@insulation.org.



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