AESP National Prospectus

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About

AESP’s 28th National Conference features a unique gathering of energy industry thought leaders; delivers thought-provoking educational sessions and hosts unique networking events. Exhibitors in the Expo Hall will display the latest technologies and trends in energy efficiency and the pre- and post-conference training courses offer additional learning opportunities.  

Agenda

Topics and speakers are selected through a rigorous call-for-papers process. More than 220 submissions were received this year.

Target Audience

In 2017, 800+ industry professionals attended this event, making it one of the largest gatherings of energy services professionals in the country. Attendees included:

  • Utility professionals working in marketing, customer service, energy efficiency, pricing, evaluation, forecasting, and program development and implementation
  • Retail market players including energy service companies, power marketers/aggregators
  • Government policy makers and regulators
  • Industry advisors including consultants, marketing communications firms, market researchers, technology firms, manufacturers and others

Location:

The conference will be held at the Marriott New Orleans. We do not use a 3rd party to book hotel rooms. Book directly with the hotel – link and phone number will be available soon.

Exhibitor Opportunities 

There will be 60 exhibit spaces interspersed with refreshments and key networking activities. For $7,000* Non-group member ($4,500 Group Member), exhibitors will receive:

  • Two complimentary conference registrations for current AESP members
  • Pre- and post-conference registration lists in electronic format
  • 50-word description with full contact information and logo in conference program brochure
  • Extensive recognition in all conference marketing and promotional materials

*All Non-group members will receive an AESP 12-month Bronze level Group Membership.

Take advantage of a variety of Sponsorship Opportunities for AESP's National Conference. Sponsorship, advertising and branding play an integral part in your AESP event strategy and help you achieve specific event goals and objectives. We have a multitude of packages and price points to fit within your budget.

All sponsors will receive

  • Extensive recognition in all conference marketing and program materials
  • 50-word description with contact information and logo in conference program brochure
  • Pre and post-conference registration lists in electronic form
  • Literature or promotional item in attendee registration bags

Sponsorship Levels

All sponsors will receive:

·         Extensive recognition in all conference marketing and program materials

·         50-word description with contact information and logo in conference program brochure

·         Pre- and post-conference registration lists in electronic form

·         Literature or promotional item in attendee registration bags

** Registrants must be an active member of AESP

Host Utility
(exclusive) . . . . $15,000
Sponsorship reserved for

·         Special recognition during opening plenary session

·         Recognition Award

·         Company name and logo prominently featured on all conference marketing materials

·         Four complimentary conference registrations **


Conference Tier 1 Sponsor
(exclusive) . . . . $10,000

Tier 1 Sponsorship reserved for

·         Special recognition during opening plenary session

·         Recognition Award

·         Company name and logo prominently featured on all conference marketing materials

·         ½ page ad in conference program book

·         Four complimentary conference registrations **


Conference Tier 2 Sponsor
. . . . $7,500

Tier 2 Sponsorships reserved for Ecova,

·         Special recognition during opening plenary session

·         Company name and logo prominently featured on all conference marketing materials

·         1/4 page ad in conference program book

·         Three complimentary conference registrations **


Conference Tier 3
Sponsor . . . . $3,500

Tier 3 Sponsorships reserved for Philips,

·         Special recognition during opening plenary session

·         Company name and logo prominently featured on all conference marketing materials

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Opening Keynote Speaker Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $12,000

Opening Keynote Sponsorship reserved for CLEAResult

·         Exclusive opportunity for media exposure in press release announcing the keynote speaker

·         Special recognition during opening plenary & sponsor has the opportunity to introduce keynote

·         One complimentary conference registration **


Closing Plenary Sponsor
(exclusive) . . . . $10,000

Closing Plenary Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity for media exposure in press release announcing the panel speakers and sponsor

·         Special recognition during closing plenary with the opportunity to introduce the closing panel

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Conference Program Brochure Sponsor (two available) . . . . $7,500
Conference Program Brochure Sponsorship reserved for

·         Opportunity to have your company's logo printed on the conference program brochure along with a full page, four color ad inside cover plus your logo on all lined notebook pages in the back

·         One complimentary conference registration **


Smart Phone/Tablet App Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $6,500

App Sponsorship reserved for Michaels Energy

·         Exclusive opportunity for company logo on conference app home page

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Meal Sponsor (three available) . . . . $8,000

Tuesday Meal Sponsorship reserved for

Wednesday Meal Sponsorship reserved for

Thursday Meal Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity for literature table/display during your sponsored breakfast and lunch activity

·         Exclusive opportunity for Sponsor to provide branded hospitality items for their event (napkins, cups)

·         Two complimentary conference registrations **

Refreshment Break (exclusive Tues & Wed) . . . . $8,000

Tues & Wed Refreshment Break Sponsorship reserved for energyOrbit

·         Exclusive opportunity for literature table/display during your sponsored activity

·         Exclusive opportunity for Sponsor to provide branded hospitality items for their event (napkins, cups)

·         Two complimentary conference registration **

Evening Reception (two one available) . . . . $10,000

Monday Reception Sponsorship reserved for The Weidt Group

Tuesday Reception Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity for literature table/display during your activity

·         Exclusive opportunity for Sponsor to provide branded hospitality items for their event (napkins, cups)

·         Two complimentary conference registrations **

Wednesday Special Event (exclusive) . . . . $13,000

Special Event Sponsorship reserved for Leidos

·         Exclusive opportunity for literature table/display during the activity

·         Exclusive opportunity for SPONSOR to provide their own branded hospitality items during the event (napkins, cups, etc.)

·         Two complimentary conference registrations **


Special Event Entertainment Sponsor
(exclusive) . . . . $5,500
Entertainment Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity for literature table/display during the activity

·         One complimentary conference registration **

New Professionals Scholarships (exclusive) . . . . $6,000

New Pro Scholarship Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity to sponsor new professionals to attend the conference – number of scholarships depends on sponsor preference

·         One complimentary conference registration **


A/V Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $7,500
A/V Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your company's logo displayed at the end of each conference session 

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Executive Chair Massages (exclusive) . . . . $6,500

Executive Chair Massage Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your company's logo on signage at the massage location

·         One complimentary conference registration **

New Professional/New Member Reception (exclusive) . . . . $3,500

New Pro/Mbr Reception Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity for SPONSOR to provide their own branded hospitality items during the Monday event (napkins, cups, etc.)
One complimentary conference registration **

Energy Awards Luncheon Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $6,000

Awards Sponsorship reserved for

·         Logo placement on website, posters, and other promotional and marketing materials as ‘Award Sponsor’ as it relates to the Energy Awards.

·         Special recognition during awards luncheon and 2 seats at awards luncheon

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Registration Bag Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $6,500

Bag Sponsorship reserved for A-TEC Energy

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your company's (one or two color) logo printed on conference bags

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Badge Holder Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $5,500

Badge Sponsorship reserved for ERS

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your company’s (one color) logo printed on badge holders

·         One complimentary conference registration **


All Day Coffee/Tea Sponsor
(exclusive) . . . . $6,000

Coffee/Tea Sponsorship reserved for DNV GL

·         Exclusive opportunity for SPONSOR to provide their own branded hospitality items (napkins, etc.)

·         Exclusive opportunity to sponsor all day coffee/tea service Tuesday-Thursday with prominent placement of sponsor logo

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Electronic Charging Station Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $5,500

Charging Sponsorship reserved for AEG

·         Exclusive opportunity for your company’s logo to appear on each of the charging stations

·         One complimentary conference registration **


Wi-Fi Sponsor
(exclusive) . . . . $4,500

Conference Floor Wi-Fi Sponsorship reserved for Tetra Tech

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your company’s name featured on the Conference floor Wi-Fi password if possible

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Head Shot Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $4,000
Head shot Sponsorship reserved for Lockheed Martin

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your logo on signage near photography location

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Expo Prize Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $4,000
Prize Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your company’s logo on Expo Game Cards

·         Special recognition during event

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Branded Décor Sponsor (exclusive) . . . . $3,500

Décor Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your logo on signage at each floral display

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Conference Paper Proceedings (exclusive) . . . . $3,000

Proceedings Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your corporate logo printed on the conference papers proceedings post card and web page

·         One complimentary conference registration **


Expo Aisle Signs Sponsor
(exclusive) . . . . $2,750

Aisle Sign Sponsorship reserved for

·         Exclusive opportunity to have your company's logo printed on each aisle sign located in the expo hall

·         One complimentary conference registration **

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Agreement

Are you interested in becoming an exhibitor or a sponsor?

If so, please download and complete the Exhibitor and Sponsorship Reservation Form. You have the option of sending your completed forms via email to kara@aesp.org or fax at (480)704-5905.

Terms: We hereby apply for an exhibit space/sponsorship at AESP’s 28th National Conference, February 19‐22, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. You are not guaranteed an exhibit space/sponsorship until you receive a written confirmation back from AESP. If you are a new exhibitor, a 50% deposit for your booth/sponsorship is required with this application. Full balance of fees must be paid by November 1, 2017. If full payment is not received on or before November 1, 2017, AESP has full authority to release exhibit for resale.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations in writing received by November 1, 2017 will receive a refund, minus 50% of the exhibit fee. Cancellations after November 1, 2017 will not receive a refund. This cancellation policy also applies to group members using points to pay for a booth.

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