Become a Sponsor

Become a Sponsor

AUVSI Unmanned Systems—Defense. Protection. Security. (USDPS) is the most comprehensive military- and government-focused event in the unmanned systems industry. This year with an expanded focus into multiple federal agencies and an expanded exhibit floor, USDPS is sure to be our biggest event yet!

Your business strategist is here to work with YOU to build YOUR plan to accomplish YOUR objectives at the event—whether it’s brand recognition, networking, product launch, reaching a specific demographic, sales or being viewed as a thought leader.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Thought-Leadership Opportunities

$30,000 – Limited to 2 sponsors per day – Ascent

  • Speaking Engagement / Interview on the Keynote Stage
  • Two (2) Full Conference Passes
  • Ten (10) exhibitor booth registrations
  • One (1) 20’x20’ exhibit space
  • One (1) Full page, 4-color ad in the printed Show Guide
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits
 

Welcome Sponsor

$15,000 – Exclusive Opportunity

Welcome all attendees to the event with key messaging, premier branding, and distribution opportunities in registration and check-in. Benefits include:

  • Opportunity to place two (2) company representatives inside registration area for hand-to-hand distribution of sponsor giveaway (subject to AUVSI approval)
  • Premier branding through:
    • Logo placement on registration signage and counters
    • Logo on registration confirmation
  • Post-conference email to all registered attendees (content to be approved by AUVSI)
  • Literature distribution in registration
  • Two (2) Full Conference passes
  • Three (3) exhibitor booth registrations
  • One (1) 10’x10’ exhibit space
  • One (1) Full page, 4-color ad in the printed Show Guide
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits
 

Lanyards

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Make conference attendees brand ambassadors for your company with lanyards feature YOUR company and event logos. Benefits include:

  • Branding on lanyards
  • Two (2) Full Conference passes
  • Three (3) exhibitor booth registrations
  • One (1) 10’x10’ exhibit space
  • One (1) Full page, 4-color ad in the printed Show Guide
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits
 

Coffee Tumblers

$15,000 – Exclusive Opportunity

Provide the jolt that attendees need to stay focused and make a lasting impression with a branded giveaway that attendees can take home with them. Benefits include:

  • Branding on reusable coffee tumblers
  • Two (2) Full Conference passes
  • Three (3) exhibitor booth registrations
  • One (1) 10’x10’ exhibit space
  • One (1) Full page, 4-color ad in the printed Show Guide
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits
 

Bags

$10,000 – Limited to 2 sponsors

Sponsor logos are strategically placed on all conference bags given to attendees. This yields maximum visibility during the event and beyond, as most registrants continue to use bags afterwards. Benefits include:

  • Premier logo branding on bags
  • Three (3) exhibitor booth registrations
  • One (1) 10’x10’ exhibit space
  • One (1) Full page, 4-color ad in the printed Show Guide
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits
 

Networking Receptions

$10,000 – Limited to 5 sponsors

Networking is rated as one of the most important reasons people attend events – making these receptions more important than ever to the attendee experience. Be an integral part of that experience by embedding your brand with high-energy, high-profile receptions for all conference attendees, all three days. Benefits include:

  • Premier logo placement on the reception signage, including but not limited to: food and beverage stations, reception napkins, etc.
  • Food & drink placed in your booth during the reception for your VIP attendees
  • Three (3) exhibitor booth registrations
  • One (1) 10’x10’ exhibit space
  • One (1) Full page, 4-color ad in the printed Show Guide
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits
 

Networking Lunches

$8,000 – Limited to 5 sponsors

Facilitate meaningful engagement and connections between attendees and speakers by sponsoring the daily networking lunches. Benefits include:

  • One reserved table of ten for YOUR VIP guests (guests must be registered attendees of the event)
  • Three (3) exhibitor booth registrations
  • One (1) 10’x10’ exhibit space
  • One (1) Full page, 4-color ad in the printed Show Guide
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits
 

Networking Breakfasts

$8,000 – Limited to 5 sponsors

Provide attendees with assorted breakfast foods, coffee, and juices to jump start their day. Benefits include:

  • Three (3) exhibitor booth registrations
  • One (1) 10’x10’ exhibit space
  • One (1) Full page, 4-color ad in the printed Show Guide
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits
 

General Sponsorship

$5,000

A cost-effective way to associate your brand with being a solutions provider for the defense and government market. Benefits include:

  • Two (2) Full Conference passes or one (1) 10’x10’ exhibit space
  • Includes all general sponsor benefits

Event Map Banner Ad

$1,500 for Run of Show – Limited to 5 sponsors

Place your banner ad on the USDPS interactive floorplan. Viewed by every attendee and exhibitor prior to the event, your banner will run from the time AUVSI receives artwork until the conclusion of USDPS. Sponsor to provide artwork.

 
 

General Sponsors Benefits Include:

  • Prominent onsite signage with company logo
  • Recognition at the event in print and electronic marketing (reach approx. 50,000 people)
  • Logo recognition:
    • On “Thank You Sponsors” ad in March issue of AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems Magazine
    • On “Thank You Sponsors” slide in the event opening slideshow
    • In the printed Show Guide