Interested Industry Partners may contact Amanda Strombeck, at AStrombeck@smithbucklin.com or +1-312-673-4844 for more information and to find an opportunity that aligns with your company's goals!
Educational OpportunitiesNEW! On Demand Sponsorship (Exclusive) — US$20,000
For the very first time, The World Credit Union Conference will be recording ALL conference education sessions for On-Demand access. The On-Demand initiative is crucial to delivering education and content to members all over the world and gives onsite attendees the opportunity to have access to sessions they weren't able to attend onsite. This sponsorship positions your company as a thought leader and supporter of education for credit union executives. View all the benefits of the sponsorship here.
Keynote Speaker (one available) — US$15,000* - Sold to PSCU & Organização das Cooperativas Brasileiras
Here is your opportunity to associate your brand with high-level speakers. As a sponsor, your company will be recognized in signage and present a 3–5-minute video (produced by the sponsor) before the keynote address. You also have the opportunity to provide a marketing piece (artwork provided by sponsor) to be distributed to all attendees during the general session.
Lunch and Learn Workshop — US$10,000 - Sold to Bankingly, Smart Solution and CULedger
With our highly attended Lunch and Learns, your company will have the opportunity to lend both content and act as a moderator for a lunch workshop on both Monday and Tuesday lunches. Sponsor also has opportunity to provide marketing collateral and your company’s logo will be on the Lunch Workshop ticket. *Please note that sponsor will host two separate Lunch Workshops. The same format and speaker will be used for both Monday, 29 July and Tuesday, 30 July.
Education Advocate Sponsor — US$7,500 - Sold to Temenos, Software Group, Mastercard, VISA and LSI
Demonstrate your organizations commitment to education by becoming an Education Advocate. Your sponsorship includes the opportunity to present on and sponsor topics such as, but not limited to Cyber Security, Payments, Millennials and more. Your sponsorship also includes recognition in our mobile event app, signage, and all electronic conference materials. Includes one session in the general education breakouts, content must be educational in nature and approved by the World Council education committee. Our committees look for informative sessions that reference real-life outcomes rather than offering product benefits. Sessions that get great feedback typically involve a customer or case study to educate.
NEW! Breakfast Sponsor with Theater Presentation (one available) — US$7,500 - Sold to Fiserv and Mastercard
Help delegates get their day started with breakfast in the Solution Center. Your company will have the opportunity to present 25 minutes’ worth of content, ideally a customer case study that demonstrated collaboration between a credit union and your solution in the Innovation and Solution Showcase. The sponsorship includes co-branding of your company logo in theater, coffee sleeves with your company’s logo, sponsored napkins and recognition in the program book and mobile app.
Networking and Lead Generation Opportunities
Mobile Charging Lounge (Exclusive) — US$20,000 - Sold to VISA
Located in the solution center, reconnect and recharge with a company branded mobile phone charging area that all attendees will use!
Opening Reception in the Solution Center — US$10,000 (one available) - Sold to Mastercard and CU Ledger
Standout when sponsoring the very first networking opportunity at the conference. This sponsorship allows the opportunity to serve a signature drink or cocktail near your solution center space (for optimal traffic), signage, and your logo displayed on napkins at bar/food areas. Your company will also be recognized as an Opening Reception co-sponsor during Sunday's Opening Ceremony — the highest attended event of the conference.
Networking Break Sponsor (two available) — US$3,000
Includes coffee sleeves and logo on napkins. As well as, recognition in mobile app and program guide as Networking Break Sponsor.
NEW! Search for Solutions – US$1,000
Looking to meet with more World Credit Union Conference attendees? Participate in our NEW Search for Solutions Program. Your company will provide a compelling question that all participants will be tasked to ask you and your team in order to start a great qualifying conversation. Attendees who meet with all Search for Solutions participants will be entered to win prizes provided by both WCUC and the sponsoring companies during our new Solution Center closing breakfast on Wednesday, 31 July. Please note that your prize must be a minimum value of US$150.
Branding & Advertising Opportunities
Conference App (Exclusive) — US$10,000
Go mobile and associate your brand with the conference when you sponsor the conference app. You will make a tech-savvy impact on the credit union leaders and decision-makers in attendance with the opportunity to display your logo on the app's splash screen, publish feature posts, and send conference-wide push notifications. Exclusive sponsorship includes: Your logo on the splash screen, one promotional post pinned to the top of the activity feed for 30 minutes, one app section with logo on the navigation screen and link to more info, and one global push notification. You will also be mentioned as the conference app sponsor in the program book, signage and general session.
The 2018 World Credit Union Conference event app had 866 App Users, which is 70% of attendees downloading the app. 60% of these users are active in the app and follow, check-in and post status updates.
NEW! Hotel Key Cards — US$15,000*
Get your brand in the hands of conference delegates from the moment they check in and stay with them the duration of the conference! Includes two cards per room, sponsor can provide custom artwork that is vertical and fits in 2 3/8” x 2 1/8”. All inclusive of production and distribution.
Conference Bags — US$10,000* - Sold to Global Women's Leadership Network
Put your company brand front and center on the attendee bag. Attendees use this bag throughout the event and when they return home. This is a marketing opportunity you do not want to miss!
Lanyards — US$10,000 - Sold to CU Direct
Your logo or name will appear on this very visible item. Name badges are required for conference admittance, so this is a sure way to keep your name in front of all attendees and guests.
NEW! Hotel Room Drop — US$7,500 (one available) - Sold to SugaPay and Mastercard
Promote your companies presence at the World Credit Union Conference by delivering it right to their room at The Atlantis!
NEW! Welcome Letter — US$5,000
Be the first company attendees see when you place your logo and branding message on the Welcome Letters all attendees receive when checking in to their hotel.
*Please note that all artwork, logos or informational pieces must be provided by the sponsor.