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Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a sponsor of the 2023 Auto Care Connect week, bringing the aftermarket industry together to make connections, do business and get informed.

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Auto Care Connect Sponsorship Opportunities (Additional Items May Be Added) Amount  Status  
Title Sponsor (5 Available) 
The sponsor will receive:
  • Sponsoring company logo on Connect website with link to sponsoring company site. All registrants for the four events (ACPN, PBES, Spring Leadership Days and YANG) will be directed to the Connect website. Previous combined attendance for those 4 events totaled over 1000 attendees.
  • Sponsoring company logo noted with all owned promotion of Connect
  • On site signage recognizing sponsorship
  • Sponsor area in app recognizing sponsorship
  • 1 complimentary attendee registration for the full Connect Week
 USD $5,000   4 of 5 SOLD Purchase
Wednesday Reception 
This is an opportunity for a company to sponsor the Wednesday evening Connect reception. This is the primary event where majority of the Connect attendees will have a chance to converge and network. Sponsor receives signage and app recognition and has the ability to provide/logo artwork for t-shirts to be worn by the bartenders during this reception. (Artwork subject to approval).
 USD $5,000   SOLD  
App Sponsor 
One event app for all 4 events details so potential viewing audience of approx. 1,000 attendees (pre-covid historical attendance numbers)

The sponsor will receive:
  • Brand image prominently displayed within app
  • Dedicated menu category for company info and details
  • Name the "Join Code" for the app (subject to character limitation)
 USD $6,500   Pending  
Wednesday Breakfast (Exclusive) 
This opportunity is for the sponsorship of the Wednesday networking breakfast where Wednesday will see the greatest overlap of attendees from the four events. 
 USD $5000  Available Purchase
Wifi Sponsor 
This is an opportunity to sponsor the wifi that will be available to all attendees of Connect week's 4 events. Sponsor will receive sponsor recognition in the app and have the ability to name the join code to connect to the wifi.
 USD $7,500   Available Purchase
Badge Lanyard Sponsor 
This is an exclusive opportunity to sponsor the badge lanyards that each attendee will wear during the Connect events.
 USD $5,000   SOLD  
Connect Hotel Keys Sponsor 
This is an opportunity to sponsor and brand the hotel keys for guests in the Auto Care Connect specific hotel block.
 USD $7,500  Pending  
Borrow a Battery 
This is an opportunity to sponsor mobile chargers for attendees to borrow and charge their devices during sessions. Sponsoring company will receive recognition in the sponsor area of the app and in the app "ads " and any signage promoting this program.
 USD $3,000   Available Purchase
Hotel Room Drops 
This is an opportunity for a sponsoring company to have their produced item delivered by the hotel to each attendee's guest room staying in the Auto Care official housing block. Sponsoring company will pick the specific day for the drop. Sponsoring company is responsible for the production of the item and shipment to the hotel. Drop item must first be approved by Auto Care prior to production.
 USD $3,500   Available Purchase
Window Cling 
This is an opportunity to have your artwork produced as a window cling and affixed to the foyer window of the event space. Starting cost is $500 and final cost is dependent on size of window chosen in the event space.
 Starting at USD $500  Available Contact jessica.finnerty@autocare.org to discuss options and further details.
Floor Cling 
This is an opportunity to have your artwork produced as a cling and affixed to the floor in your preferred location of the Auto Care event space. Starting cost is $750 for final cost is dependent on size of cling produced.
 Starting at USD $750   Available Contact jessica.finnerty@autocare.org to discuss options and further details.
Meter Board 
This is an opportunity to have your artwork produced as a meter board and placed at preferred location of the Auto Care event space. Starting cost is $1,000 and final cost is dependent on artwork and design of meter board.
 Starting at USD $1,000   Available Contact jessica.finnerty@autocare.org to discuss options and further details.

Become a sponsor of the 2023 ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference!

The mission of the Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) is to Educate, Inspire and Connect content professionals. This all culminates in the Annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference, which is the largest gathering of content professionals and their vendors and solutions partners, in the automotive, heavy duty, equipment, agriculture, and powersports aftermarket industry.

ACPN Conference Sponsorship Opportunities  Amount Status 
ACPN Bootcamp 
This opportunity is to sponsor the ACPN Boot Camp Session. This session focuses on helping those new to the industry navigate the world of the content professional, and become familiar with the acronyms and the various standards within the industry. This event typically draws more than 75 content professionals.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • 5 minutes or less of podium time to highlight their company and to introduce the session.
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage
 USD $1,750 Available Purchase
First-Time Attendee Orientation and Reception 
This opportunity is to sponsor the first-time attendee orientation and networking reception, where invited first-time ACPN conference attendees gather and for a special meet-and-greet orientation and networking reception. This session provides the sponsor an opportunity to show their support for the growth and advancement of the ACPN community.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • 5 minutes or less of podium time to highlight their company and to introduce the session.
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage

 

Optional Enhancements - $250
If you would like to enhance this sponsorship by providing custom branded products or activities during this sponsorship, you may do so for a fee of $250.  All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care Association, and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.

 USD $1,750 SOLD 
Welcome Reception 
This opportunity is to sponsor the opening networking event of the ACPN conference and sees an audience of approximately 400 people.

 

 

The sponsor will receive:

  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage

 

Optional Enhancements - $250
If you would like to enhance this sponsorship by providing custom branded products or activities during this sponsorship, you may do so for a fee of $250.  All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care Association, and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.

 

USD $3,150

 SOLD 
Conference Check-In Coffee Barista Station 
This opportunity is to sponsor the coffee barista station in the conference check-in lobby on Sunday, May 21, 2023. This sponsorship provides 5 hours of brand exposure during conference check-in and Sunday afternoon events prior to the conference welcome reception. This coffee barista station will only be offered to attendees if this sponsorship is purchased.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • 5 hours of brand exposure
  • A branded coffee barista station where coffee and specialty drinks will be served.
  • 250 beverages served (Any additional beverages served over this amount will be billed separately to the sponsor. The additional charge is $5 per cup over 250 beverages served.)
 
Optional Add-Ons:
If you would like to add on any of the following items to this sponsorship, please contact ACPN@autocare.org for more information and to purchase.
  • Branded Logo Latte Foam ($1,500)
 USD $3,550 Available Purchase
Breakfast (2 Opportunities) 
This opportunity is to sponsor a morning's continental breakfast to fuel up all attendees for the day's conference events.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage

 

Optional Enhancements - $250
If you would like to enhance this sponsorship by providing custom branded products or activities during this sponsorship, you may do so for a fee of $250.  All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care Association, and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.
 USD $2,000 SOLD 
Industry Luncheon 
This opportunity is to sponsor the Industry Luncheon, which is being held Tuesday, May 23, 2023. This luncheon will feature the presentation of the ACPN Content Excellence Awards to recognize companies for their excellence in content, as well as an industry speaker. This luncheon allows for attendees to gather, eat and network before the conference Trade Show.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • 5 minutes or less of podium time to highlight their company and to introduce the session.
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage

 

Optional Enhancements - $250
If you would like to enhance this sponsorship by providing custom branded products or activities during this sponsorship, you may do so for a fee of $250.  All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care Association, and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.

 USD $3,675 SOLD 
Coffee Breaks (3 Opportunities) 
This opportunity is to sponsor one of the daily coffee breaks during the conference. The sponsorship provides coffee and water refreshments for all attendees (There is one coffee break per day).

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage

 

Optional Enhancements - $250
If you would like to enhance this sponsorship by providing custom branded products or activities during this sponsorship, you may do so for a fee of $250.  All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care Association, and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.
 USD $1,750 Available Monday-Morning (SOLD) | Monday-Afternoon | Tuesday
*NEW* Trade Show Refreshments 

This opportunity is to sponsor the refreshments during the ACPN Tradeshow between 1 and 4pm. This sponsorship provides water, soft drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages.

 

The sponsor will receive:

  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage

 

Optional Enhancements - $250
If you would like to enhance this sponsorship by providing custom branded products or activities during this sponsorship, you may do so for a fee of $250.  All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care Association, and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.

 USD $2,500 Available Purchase
Trade Show Happy Hour 

This opportunity is to sponsor the ACPN Tradeshow happy hour networking reception. This sponsorship provides beer, wine and cocktails for all attendees and takes place during the last hour of the tradeshow, between 4pm and 5pm.

The sponsor will receive:

  • 2-3 minutes for remarks and to open the happy hour to attendees
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage

 

Optional Enhancements - $250
If you would like to enhance this sponsorship by providing custom branded products or activities during this sponsorship, you may do so for a fee of $250.  All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care Association, and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.

 USD $2,000 Available Purchase
Trade Show Networking Corners (2 Opportunities) 
This opportunity is to sponsor a small grouping of table and chairs for all attendees to network, hold private conversations, or simply to rest at during the tradeshow. There are two sponsorship opportunities/clusters available, each consisting of three tables and chairs grouped together. These will be placed at opposite ends of the tradeshow show floor.
(Disclaimer: These areas are not to be used by the sponsor for their own business use only. These areas are public areas for all ACPN attendees to use. These spaces cannot be placed next to a sponsors booth in the tradeshow)

 

 

The sponsor will receive:

  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage
  • Sponsor can elect to place their own swag or materials on the tables. All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.
 

USD $750 (One) $1,250 (Two)

AvailableOne Corner | Two Corners
Hospitality Suites (3 Opportunities) 
This opportunity is to sponsor one of the nightly "Hospitality Suite" networking receptions. This sponsorship provides a beer and wine reception for all conference attendees between the times of 9pm and 11pm.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage

 

Optional Enhancements - $250
If you would like to enhance this sponsorship by providing custom branded products or activities during this sponsorship, you may do so for a fee of $250.  All items must be reviewed and approved by ACPN, Auto Care Association, and the event venue. All products are to be supplied by the sponsor to the event venue. Please contact acpn@autocare.org to have your item(s) reviewed and to purchase this option.
 USD $2,000 Available Sunday (SOLD) | Tuesday
Private Meeting Rooms (4 One-Hour Timeslot Opportunities) 
This opportunity is to hold a sanctioned private meeting at the ACPN conference venue and be noted in the conference agenda. Registered attendees’ names and mailing addresses will be supplied with this sponsorship to allow for invitations to your sanctioned private meeting.

 

*Sponsor required to cover all costs for Food and Beverage as well as AV (Both a separate fee from the conference venue).

 

*Times may be combined to allow for longer meetings. Please contact ACPN@autocare.org to discuss availability and pricing. Meeting space for Sunday meeting rooms are approximately 1,900 square feet and can accommodate up to max. 75 people in a classroom setting.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage
  • One complimentary booth at the Vendor Trade Show (This benefit is for exhibiting companies only and includes a booth only; any registrants from the company must pay the registration fee).
 USD $3,000 Available

Sunday -
2-2:50pm (SOLD) | 3-3:50pm (SOLD) | 4-4:50pm

Monday - 12am-1:00pm

Keynote Sessions 
This is an opportunity to sponsor a keynote session in front of 400+ attendees. To view the details of this Keynote Session, please view the Conference Agenda here.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • 5 minutes or less of podium time to highlight their company and to introduce the Keynote speaker and session.
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
 USD $2,500 Available Monday | Tuesday
University Breakout Sessions 
This is an opportunity to sponsor a university breakout session in front of 100-150 attendees. The University Breakout Sessions are held on Monday May 22, 2023. To view the details of these breakout sessions, please view the Conference Agenda here.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks, conference agenda, and mobile app
  • Event Signage
 USD $1,250 Available Contact ACPN@autocare.org to discuss options and further details.
Welcome Gift (5 Opportunities) 
This is an opportunity to sponsor a pre-approved vendor-supplied gift distributed to all attendees at the conference registration desk. The sponsor responsible for production and delivery of the item to the conference venue.

 

(Limited to 5 companies)

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks and mobile app
 USD $1,000 Available Purchase
Post Conference Feedback 
This is an opportunity to sponsor the ACPN Post Conference Survey that is sent out to all APCN Conference Attendees after the conference. All survey participants will be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win a $250 gift card of the sponsors choosing. The purchasing, drawing of winner and distributing of the gift card will be fulfilled by ACPN.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening and closing remarks, and mobile app
  • Recognition in the post conference survey email
 USD $1,000 SOLD 
Window Clings (Foyer) 
Let your message shine bright with custom window clings! These custom decals (beginning size of 22'x28") will be affixed to the windows in the main conference area foyer throughout the entirety of the event (Sunday - Wednesday) and will be visible to over 400+ attendees.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks and mobile app
 

Starting at USD $500

 Available Contact ACPN@autocare.org to discuss options and further details.
Floor Decals (Foyer) 
Let your message be seen as attendees walk the conference with custom floor decals! These custom decals (beginning size of 22'x28") will be affixed to floors in the main conference area foyer throughout the entirety of the event (Sunday - Wednesday) and will be visible to over 400+ attendees.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks and mobile app
 

Starting at USD $750

 Available Contact ACPN@autocare.org to discuss options and further details.
Mirror Clings (General Session Restroom Mirrors) 
Let your message reflect brightly with custom mirror clings! These custom decals (beginning size of 22'x28") will be affixed to the mirrors of the general session restrooms throughout the entirety of the event (Sunday - Wednesday) and will be visible to over 400+ attendees.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks and mobile app
 USD $2,000 Available Contact ACPN@autocare.org to discuss options and further details.
Meterboards 
Expand your brand and promote your message with these custom 38 x 87 signs. Meterboards will be strategically displayed in a high visibility location within the conference area throughout the entirety of the event (Sunday - Wednesday) and will be visible to over 400+ attendees.

 

The sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition in the conference opening remarks and mobile app
 USD $1,000 Available Contact ACPN@autocare.org to discuss options and further details.