Sponsorship Opportunities

NAILBA 36 - November 16-18, 2017

Sponsorship Opportunities

NAILBA offers a range of outstanding sponsorship opportunities that can give you high-impact name recognition and exposure. Whether you select a food function, general session, breakout or promotional item, your sponsorship will create "top of mind" awareness with our member agencies and other potential clients.

Sponsorship Benefits

  • Extensive pre-show, on-site, and post-show publicity via promotional mailings, signage, banners, and in Perspectives Magazine announcing your company’s sponsorship
  • Increased booth traffic
  • All food and reception sponsorships include company logo'd napkins
  • Points for next year’s priority booth space drawing (must have exhibit booth space to be eligible for priority space drawing)
  • One free attendee registration for every $15,000 in sponsorship fees
  • First right of refusal for next year's event

Sponsorship opportunities are limited and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. We honor “right of first refusal” from past sponsors.

If interested in NAILBA 37 sponsorship opportunities, please complete and return the 2018 Sponsorship Contract at your earliest convenience.

**Please note: We will not be able to hold sponsorships without a contract & required deposit.

To discuss customized sponsorships to meet your marketing needs and for substantial cost savings when packaging with other NAILBA opportunities, contact Alex Yewdell or Keegan Hudson at sales@nailba.org or 202.337.1897. 

To download a PDF version NAILBA's 2017 Promotional Opportunities Guide, which includes additional information on sponsorship, exhibit and advertising opportunities, click here.


Two new sponsorship opportunities have been added! We are thrilled to offer a sponsorship for  conference-wide WIFI at the Diplomat Resort, with significant branding opportunities.

We have also resurrected Product Training University – on Saturday morning. This exclusive 30-minute “workshop” gives existing exhibitors and sponsors an opportunity to connect with clients and prospects directly to highlight your product/service. Limited opportunities are available to help you maximize your audience. Don’t delay!

To make an investment in these or any other sponsorship opportunities, contact Alex Yewdell at sales@nailba.org or Ellen Toups at etoups@nailba.org

General Session SOLD to Global Atlantic Financial Group
Investment: $37,500 each
One still available!

Our Annual Meeting General Sessions are designed to engage, energize, and educate attendees during the conference. Your investment includes recognition in all pre-event marketing materials, a one-minute welcome message from the stage, logoed water bottle covers, signage, and on-screen recognition before and during the session. 

Please note: this sponsorship is for the session, not the individual speaker. NAILBA is solely responsible for speaker selection.

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
Investment: Food $10,000* | Beverages $4,000* SOLD to NAIFA (Food sponsorship) 
One still available!

Lunches are served buffet style in the Exhibit Hall, guaranteed to give you interaction with top level CEOs, agency principals, fellow exhibitors and
sponsors. High visibility and high attendance are trademarks of Annual Meeting lunches.

*Added Benefit! 
When you sponsor both food and beverage, your investment includes a Bag Insert (value $1,500) for added visibility!

Enhanced Visibility Option
A food truck façade can be added to your lunch for EXTREME branding opportunity! Additional Investment: $10,000 

Water Stations

Investment: $10,000 + bottles
Investment: $25,000 - NAILBA provides bottles

Your investment includes not only the ability to have recyclable water bottles with your logo at each water station BUT also water station bottle covers with
your logo at all water stations within the exhibit area AND registration area. Limit 6 areas.


Investment: Food $9,000* | Beverages $3,500*
Up to three available

Demonstrate your outstanding relationship skills and customer service by welcoming prospective clients to breakfast. This sponsorship allows you to network first thing in the morning when everyone is wide awake, excited to start their day at the event, and ready to do business.

*Added Benefit!
When you sponsor both food and beverage, your investment includes a Bag Insert (value $1,500) for added visibility!

Enhanced Visibility Option
A food truck façade can be added to your breakfast for EXTREME branding opportunity! Additional Investment: $10,000

Mobile Device Deluxe Charging Station

Individual Investment: $7,500 (single location / max. 3 locations)
Exclusive Investment: $20,000 (maximum 3 locations)

Attendees who are short on time and whose devices are low on juice need a secure, nearby location to charge their devices. This deluxe version offers a 42” video screen and sixteen (16) tips for simultaneous charging of mobile devices. Each quickcharge station does not offer lockers, so as attendees stand at
the station, your message plays on the screen in front of them as their device charges. 

Refreshment Breaks

Investment: $6,500 each (up to six available)

Morning and afternoon refreshment breaks at the Annual Meeting are scheduled and set up in a more intimate environment than our large events – allowing for more meaningful and personal connections between you and your prospects and clients. If you are an exhibitor, select one of the opportunities offered in the Exhibit Hall. If you are not exhibiting, the workshop breaks will give you excellent access to attendees coming out of sessions. Branding opportunities include napkins and more. 

Mobile Device Secure Charging Station

Individual Investment: $6,000 (single location / maximum 3 locations)
Exclusive Investment: $15,000 (maximum 3 locations)

Attendees who are short on time and whose devices are low on juice need a secure, nearby location to charge their devices. Similar to the deluxe charging station, each branded charging station offers a 19” display for your company message, plus six individual secure lockers to let you “save the day.” 

Printed Meeting Program
Investment: $18,000

The printed Meeting Program, provided onsite to each attendee, is a critical resource containing the exhibitor and sponsor directory, complete agenda including educational and social events, and important Association information. Attendees use the Meeting Program as a reference tool during and after the meeting. Your investment includes an exclusive ad page on either the inside or back covers. A digital version of the meeting program is included in your
investment – an everlasting online demonstration of your support.

Workshops SOLD to Impact Technologies Group, Inc., LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Prudential and ThinkAdvisor Life/Health Channel. More opportunities available!
Investment: $6,000 each

Multiple Opportunities - TBD by schedule

Your investment includes recognition on water cooler covers, event signage, marketing materials, and in the onsite program, as well as the opportunity to
introduce session speaker(s).

Please note: NAILBA is solely responsible for speaker selection.

Registration Bag Insert

Investment: $1,500 per item + cost of printing

Have a story to tell? Want to provide these high level attendees with a promotional product, an insert or a message regarding your company information or service you can deliver? Your message, flyer, or promotional product will be inserted into the registration bag, which is given to all attendees at check-in. Available only to current exhibitors and sponsors. 


Opening Reception SOLD to Nationwide
Investment: $37,500

The Opening Reception is a trademark event for the NAILBA Annual Meeting, and a key networking function of the NAILBA experience. This event has
been compared to an elegant, rowdy, family reunion and is guaranteed to wow attendees. Sponsorship for this signature event includes signage, and extensive company recognition at the event.

Meeting App SOLD to Prudential
Investment: $20,000

The NAILBA Events App (available in the App store or on Google Play for Android) provides attendees with instant access to the meeting agenda, session descriptions, exhibit hall floor plans, exhibitor descriptions, social media links, and more. Investment includes exclusive recognition in the App and in printed materials, as well as the ability to include a message about your product or service for users in landing pages and banner ads.

Registration Bags SOLD to ApplicInt, Inc.
Investment: $18,000

The registration bag is distributed to all attendees at registration and is a key onsite promotional opportunity. Your investment includes one insert placed inside the bag, as well as bag production, featuring your company’s logo on the outside of the bag. NAILBA is responsible for bag selection. Co-branding is required.

Mooers Award Reception SOLD to Pacific Life
Investment: $13,500

Be part of history in the making by sponsoring the Mooers Award Reception. This reception kicks off an evening that honors an individual whose achievements demonstrate outstanding commitment to independent life brokerage and the insurance world. Salute this person with your sponsorship and a cocktail to signify your support of what they have accomplished. This prestigious black tie event also includes the NAILBA Charitable Foundation Silent Auction – your sponsorship allows your company to show support to both the Award AND the Foundation.

Mooers Award Dinner Entertainment SOLD to Pacific Life
Investment: $13,500

Be a part of the special event that is the Mooers Award Dinner by sponsoring the evening’s entertainment. Agency principals and staff attend this prestigious black-tie event recognizing the Mooers Award recipient. Your investment helps make the evening even more memorable by providing quality professional entertainment to an audience of your prospects and clients. NAILBA is solely responsible for selection of entertainment.

Seated Massage SOLD to Munich American Reassurance Company
Investment: $12,500

Meetings and tradeshows involve a lot of walking. The seated massage gives attendees a nice reinvigorating massage to get them refreshed and ready to go. Your investment includes a full-service massage station (with therapist) and recognition with signage at the massage station for your company. Additionally, you have the option of providing promotional items, literature and uniform items for massage attendants.

*Added Benefit! 
Additional visibility available with a banner at the massage station for $500.

Badge Lanyards SOLD to Nationwide
Investment: $12,000

This is an excellent promotional vehicle to promote your company’s Web site, product name, and brand. Lanyards are given to all attendees at check-in. Investment includes lanyard production.

Pens SOLD to Lincoln Financial Group

Investment: $6,500 + pens
Investment: $7,500 includes pens

This opportunity provides a great service to attendees, offers a quality writing instrument for the event and is ideal for promoting brand, Web site and/or product name to decision-makers. Pens are also used in the registration area.

Hospitality Suite and Events Sponsor Listing 
SOLD to Gerber Life Insurance Company
Investment: $3,500

This is your opportunity to host the event list at registration that gives attendees daily information and locations of events hosted by NAILBA exhibitor/sponsor partners. Sponsorship includes large flat screen monitor mounted on a stand with signage acknowledging the sponsor’s support.