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  • September 12-15, 2016
  • Las Vegas Convention Center - North Hall & Westgate
  • Las Vegas, NV
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Sponsorship Opportunities for SPI

Solar Power International is the largest solar tradeshow in the US and one of the largest in the world. With over 600 exhibitors, 15,000 attendees, and 100 educational sessions, SPI brings the full range of industry ideas, experts, professionals, and information together in one comprehensive event.

Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Terawatt – $100,000

  • Terawatt Sponsors receive top billing on all conference promotional materials
  • Recognition in the opening General Session
  • Access to the VIP Lounge on the SPI show floor for up to 10 of your staff
  • Invitation to the VIP Reception for up to 3 of your staff
  • Complimentary table top booth at Solar Power Southeast and Solar Power Southwest regional events
  • Ten Full Conference Registrations for Solar Power International
  • 1 full page advertisement in the Solar Power International show guide
  • 100,000 Priority Points for Solar Power International 2016 booth selection

Gigawatt – $75,000

  • Gigawatt Sponsors receive secondary logo position on all conference promotional materials
  • Recognition in the opening General Session
  • Access to the VIP Lounge on the SPI show floor for up to 7 of your staff
  • Invitation to the VIP Reception for up to 2 of your staff
  • Complimentary table top booth at Solar Power Southeast and Solar Power Southwest regional events
  • Seven Full Conference Registrations for Solar Power International
  • 1/2-page advertisement in the Solar Power International show guide
  • 75,000 Priority Points for Solar Power International 2015 booth selection

Megawatt – $50,000

  • Megawatt Sponsors receive third position logo placement on all conference promotion
  • Recognition in printed program guide or show directory for Solar Power International
  • Company logo in third position on websites and promotional materials for Solar Power International
  • Access to the VIP Lounge on the SPI show floor for up to 5 of your staff
  • Invitation to the VIP Reception for up to 1 of your staff
  • Complimentary table top booth at either the Solar Power Southeast or Solar Power Southwest regional event
  • Five Full Conference Registrations for Solar Power International
  • 50,000 Priority Points for Solar Power International 2016 booth selection

Kilowatt – $25,000

  • Company logo in fourth position on websites and promotional materials for Solar Power International
  • Recognition in printed program guide or show directory for Solar Power International
  • Three Full Conference Registration for Solar Power International
  • 25,000 Priority Points for Solar Power International 2016 booth selection

Watt – $10,000

  • Company logo in fifth position on websites and promotional materials for SPI 2015
  • Recognition in printed program guide
  • One complimentary full conference registration for Solar Power International 2015
  • One priority point for Solar Power International 2016 booth selection per dollar spent

These levels can be met by creating packages consisting of the items listed below:

NEW This Year – Golf Tournament

SPI is starting a golf tournament to be held on Monday at the Angel Park golf course before the event begins. Sponsorship options range from $2500 to $50000.

NEW This Year – Hosted Buyer Program – Must be an exhibitor to participate

SPI is partnering with different organizations to bring in new, targeted audiences to SPI. Whether you are looking to connect with Utility representatives, Commercial Property owners, residential customers, or international delegations we can partner with you to bring these audiences to SPI and ensure you are meeting with qualified potential customers at your booth.

NEW This Year – Innovation Stage Sponsorship – $50,000

The innovation stage will be located in the Innovation Pavilion in the Westgate hotel connected to the main exhibit hall. The Innovation Pavilion will feature companies presenting products and services representing the total energy solution from production to energy management and automation. This will include energy storage, smart home and smart building products, home automation, and other innovative offerings from startup companies in these industries. The sponsor of the Innovation Stage will be recognized throughout the year on a variety of touchpoints with attendees.

NEW This Year – Sponsored Massage Stations – $25,000

Provide attendees a relaxing break from the busy show. Sponsor the massage stations and be recognized as a stress solution provider for the industry.

NEW This Year – Sponsored Headshot Station – $35,000

Provide attendees a complementary new professional photograph for LinkedIn and other social media. Sponsor the headshot station and be recognized as a business solution provider for the industry.

NEW This Year – Clean Power Sponsor – $35,000

Sponsor SPI’s purchase of Solar RECs to offset the conference’s electricity usage during SPI week. The sponsor of this initiative will be recognized as the sponsor of “Solar Powered SPI”.

NEW This Year – Charging stations with large, branded screens – sold to HW_POS_RGB_Horizontal

Provide attendees a complementary place to charge their devices. The large screens built into the charging station allows you to advertise to a captive audience. Sponsor the charging station and be recognized as a power solution provider for the industry.

Banners and Static Clings and other Sponsored Advertising Options $5,000-$100,000

See banner options online

As attendees walk through SPI ’16, they will see your company’s advertisement in a highly visible area on the exterior of the convention center or inside the lobby or inside the exhibit hall. Artwork must be submitted and approved by SPI show management by August 15, 2016. Banner sponsorship includes production, installation and dismantling.

SPI Block Party – $5,000 – $75,000

The Block Party will be held at the $100M OMNIA nightclub. There are numerous sponsorship opportunities available for this event.

VIP Reception Sponsor – $25,000

The guest list will include executives from SPI’s largest supporters and most important delegates. Sponsors will be recognized as sponsors of the reception and receive 25 invitations for the reception.

Opening Reception Sponsor – Monday Evening – $30,000 exclusive or $10,000 (up to 4)

Start the conference off right. Join us on Monday evening after the Opening General Session (5:00pm-6:00pm) for the first networking opportunity attendees will have with colleagues in Las Vegas before the SPI exhibition opens Tuesday morning. Grab a drink and some refreshments and meet new faces or connect with those you already know. The Welcome Networking Event will be held on the pool deck at the Westgate hotel.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Sponsor – Tuesday Afternoon – $30,000

All attendees are invited to this networking event on the exhibit hall floor.  At the close of the first day of the exhibits. The happy hour draws quite a crowd—making it an extremely high-profile sponsorship opportunity.  Your company will receive the opportunity to brand the bars during the happy hour.

Coffee Break Sponsorship – $25,000 Exclusive or $10,000 per day

Conference attendees love a complimentary cup of coffee between sessions! Sponsorship includes napkins branded with your company logo (one color), recognition on signs at the coffee stations, and overall sponsorship recognition.

Educational Track Sponsorship – $10,000-$25,000

Associate your brand with the top-notch industry education at SPI, and be recognized on session signage and exclusive sponsor-recognition slides shown during the sessions. Educational track sponsors also have the opportunity to ensure session attendees receive their message by displaying literature in the session room or taking advantage of the opportunity to provide promotional items delivered directly to attendees at their seats.

Session Tracks (Subject to Change)

  • Finance
  • Business Trends
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Storage
  • Utility & Grid Integration
  • Technology
  • Consumer Protection
  • Smart Home / Intelligent Buildings

Educational Poster Session Reception Sponsorship – Wednesday Afternoon – $15,000

Sponsor the popular poster reception inside the exhibit hall as attendees meet with industry leading presenters to discuss their research and innovations one-on-one in the poster presentation area in the heart of the exhibition hall. Sponsors of the poster reception will be promoted on signage and beverage napkins at the bar serving beer and wine as well as in in the Solar Power International Conference & Expo Guide

Women in Solar Education and Networking Breakfast – $5,000 to $25,000

SPI has hosted a networking luncheon and panel each year for the last nine years. We are again hosting a networking event with a multitude of sponsorship opportunities. Show your support for the advancement of women and diversity in the solar industry by partnering with us to create a unique experience at SPI.

Opening Session Sponsorship – Monday – $25,000

On Monday evening SEIA and SEPA will welcome attendees to SPI 2016 at the Opening Session. The Opening Sessions sponsor will be recognized on session signage, slides displayed before the start of the session and throughout the event website where the general sessions are promoted. Opening Session sponsors will also be able to show a 1-2 minute promotional video to be shown to attendees before the start of the General Sessions to ensure that their message and branding are the first seen by full conference attendees.

Sponsored Thought Leadership Series

Thought Leadership Series are meant to be informative and thought provoking sessions for SPI attendees organized by sponsors. Companies sponsoring one of the Thought Leadership Series will be able to create and deliver the content of the sessions. Basic AV will be provided (Screen, Projector, 1 Mic). The trainings will take place on Thursday, September 15. Trainings will run concurrently with post-conference workshops, which charge an additional fee, but not Conference concurrent sessions. Rooms are available in two time blocks: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Companies have the option to host (1) two-hour training ($7,500), (1) four-hour training ($10,00), or (2) two-hour trainings ($10,000), either repeat or unique.

Ready for the next step?

Contact Brandon Kopp today to start the conversation.

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Brandon Kopp
703-738-9476

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