Become a sponsor

WHY SHOULD YOU SPONSOR?

Meeting of Minds: ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018 provides you with an unequalled platform to reach and market your products, solutions, services and technologies to a qualified senior level decision maker audience from both the private and public sectors. Your sponsorship gives you a cost-effective marketing solution that will position your company as a leader, provide you with qualified leads and bring you face-to-face with existing customers and new prospects. Our campaign provides you not only exposure at the event but also pre and post event throughout all of ITWeb's communication channels. We will implement a strategic marketing campaign that provides exposure to your target market and culminates in face-to-face meetings with customers and prospects. The campaign guarantees quality event attendance.

In summary:

  • We will help you GENERATE quality business leads.
  • We will help you INCREASE your regional profile.
  • We will help you CREATE new business opportunities.
  • We will help you set yourself apart from your competitors and position as an industry thought leader.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Table of benefits

Branding opportunities

  • Executive Roundtable Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 125k
  • Workshop Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 125k
  • Business Matchmaking Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 85k
  • Urban Café Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 85k
  • Promotional Inserts into Delegate Bags – 10k
  • Branded Water Bottles Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 25k
  • Conference Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 10k
  • Conference Delegate Power Pack Snack Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 35k

Executive Roundtable Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

ITWeb's Executive Roundtable at Artificial Intelligence 2018 provides a powerful networking, lead generation and knowledge exchange platform, addressing prevailing business technology issues and industry trends.

Audience: 15 C-suite business and technology decision-makers as per sponsor's target audience.

Audience value: Deep insight into issues, trends and developments, delivered in an interactive, highly concentrated format; the opportunity to listen to thought leaders and industry experts and network with peers.

Sponsor's value: Unique opportunity to address a select group of ICT strategists, decision makers and buyers of technology – current and potential customers.

Marketing benefits

The ITWeb Events team will handle the venue hire, catering, audio visual equipment, delegate registration and all the promotional, editorial and marketing activities required to attract attendees to your roundtable event. Included in this are the following elements:

  1. Planning, preparation and delivery facilitation of an executive breakfast event for a targeted 15 qualified attendees.
  2. In consultation with the sponsor, ITWeb Events producer at ITWeb will put together the programme content.
  3. The producer will write copy for the programme page on the event portal and campaign messaging (based on content provided by sponsor).
  4. ITWeb will produce:
    • Branded executive notebook & pen sets
    • Branded name-badges

ITWeb will manage all interaction with attendees, prior to and after the event, this includes:

  1. Tracking responses to the executive roundtable and providing sponsor with detailed registration feedback on a weekly basis
  2. Based on sponsor approval sending all approved attendee's confirmation of attendance via email
  3. Contacting all attendee's telephonically prior the event to confirm attendance
  4. Sending reminder email and SMS to all attendees the week prior to the event
  5. Should it be necessary, conducting tele-boosting to sponsor's prospect lists to drive attendance

On the day ITWeb will be responsible for full on-site support, including:

  1. Delivery of all inventory to the venue
  2. Registration of attendees
  3. Interaction with venue
  4. AV and technical support

On the day co-ordinate ITWeb journalist to do key interview and generate independent article to be published online on ITWeb post eventPost event ITWeb will be responsible for:

  1. A comprehensive report-back article published on ITWeb and posted in the event portal

ITWeb will present sponsor with detailed attendee feedback based on the completion of the evaluation forms at the eventFor specific lead generation. ITWeb will provide feedback on 5 short questions (sponsor to provide) which will be included on the evaluation forms.

  1. Company CEO / CTO will be invited to open the Executive Roundtable, welcome attendees and introduce the Chairman, as well as close the session with a 15 minute summary of the key outcomes of the roundtable.
  2. Your company will be entitled to send ONE follow-up communiqué to the database of attendees at the Executive Roundtable as an official thank you for participating and to establish an opportunity for potential follow-up.
  3. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Executive Roundtable Sponsor' and a 50 word company write-up to appear on the event format page of the event portal providing details on the roundtable.
  4. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Executive Roundtable Sponsor' to appear on all correspondence with Roundtable attendees.
  5. Your company will be entitled to place two free-standing banners (1m x 2m) at the registration area as well as inside the Roundtable venue.
  6. Your company will be entitled to provide your corporate brochure or promotional material to be given out to all Roundtable attendees.
  7. Your company will also be entitled to provide promotional gifts / giveaways to be provided for all Roundtable attendees.

Exclusive Executive Roundtable Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 125,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Exclusive Workshop Sponsor

Your workshop will run on the day after the conference and display programme ie 2 August 2018.

Please note: ITWeb Events Programme Director will work closely with you in advising and recommending topic as well as preferred presenter that will provide you as the sponsor, the best overall ROI.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo – in all cases hyperlinked to your website – will be prominently displayed under the heading 'Workshop sponsor' in the following positions:
    • On the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
    • On the sponsor page of the event portal with your 30-word company write-up, hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
    • On the programme page of the event portal providing details on the workshop as well as your presenter;
    • On a number of direct e-mail shots sent to targeted prospects from ITWeb's subscriber base;
    • On event adverts placed in ICT Insights, supplement in Brainstorm magazine, in the months preceding the event to advertise, promote and heighten awareness of the event;
    • On all general correspondence with workshop attendees.
  • A journalist from ITWeb will interview your nominated senior level executive and the copy will be used in a pre-event editorial story published on ITWeb.
  • A videographer from ITWeb will interview your nominated senior level executive and the video will be published online on ITWeb as a pre-event promotion.
  • Your company will be provided with customised online banners to be placed on your company website and hyperlinked to the event portal. The banners include your corporate logo under the heading 'Workshop sponsor' and advertise the discounted rate your guests qualify for on their registration.
  • As Workshop sponsor, your company will be entitled to provide ITWeb with mailing lists of potential visitors to the event. ITWeb will invite your contacts to attend the event, thus increasing your profile.

Extensive marketing benefits – At the event

  • A senior level executive from your organisation will be invited to open the workshop, welcome attendees and introduce your workshop presenter, as well as close the session with a 15 minute summary of the key outcomes of the workshop.
  • Your company will be entitled to:
    • Place two (2) free-standing banners (1m x 2m) at registration at the workshop venue;
    • Place two (2) free-standing banners (1m x 2m) inside the workshop venue;
    • Your corporate logo on all workshop delegate bags / folders;
    • Your corporate logo on all workshop delegate badges;
    • Insert your corporate brochure or promotional material into all workshop delegate bags / folders;
    • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Workshop sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the workshop as well as conference agenda;
    • Two (2) complimentary delegate passes to the conference and to the workshop for your corporate guests;
    • Additional tickets will be available at less 20%.

Extensive marketing benefits – Post event

  • Your company:
    • Will benefit from your corporate logo and 30-word write-up remaining on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event;
    • Will be provided with a full workshop and conference delegate list to assist in new business generation; and
    • Will be provided with a full post event demographic report and results of delegate feedback evaluations from the workshop.

Exclusive Workshop Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 125,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Business Matchmaking Sponsor - EXCLUSIVE

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Business Matchmaking Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Business Matchmaking Sponsor' and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site.
  • Sponsors corporate logo (hyperlinked back to your Web site) under the heading 'Business Matchmaking sponsor' to appear on separate direct e-mail shots.
  • As a Sponsor, your company will be entitled to provide ITWeb with mailing lists of potential visitors to the event. ITWeb will invite these people to attend the event, thus increasing your profile

At the event promotion and marketing benefits

  • Your company will be entitled to place free-standing banners around the Business Matchmaking Lounge situated in a prime position in the display area of the event.
  • Insert your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate bags.
  • Your corporate logo will appear on the labels of 250 bottles of still water to be given out to all delegates inside the conference venue and during refreshment breaks for the duration of the event.
  • Host a display area in a prime position in close proximity to the Business Matchmaking Lounge, where the company's executives and sales staff can interact with the delegates;
    - The display area will include a 6m2 table-top display space; 1 conference table with 2 chairs and 1 plug point;
  • Provide wording and graphics to be included in the coupon booklet that will be handed out to all delegates at the event. The purpose of the coupon booklet is to hype up your presence at the event and activities at your display. You are encouraged to offer an incentive lucky draw as part of your coupon to encourage all delegates to visit your display and enter into your lucky draw. Details of your prize giveaway will be promoted throughout the event agenda by the Chairman;
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Business Matchmaking Sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the event.
  • Three complimentary delegate passes to the event will be made available for your company's staff.

Extensive post event marketing and lead generation benefits

  • Corporate logo will remain on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your corporate logo and 30 word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your company will be provided with a full conference delegate list to assist in new business generation.

Business Matchmaking Sponsorship Investment including branded water bottles
ZAR 85,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Urban Café Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

The Urban Café will be situated in a prominent position in the display area of the event and will be operational for the duration of the event. All delegates, guests, speakers and sponsors will be invited to enjoy a specialty coffee courtesy of the sponsoring company.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo – in all cases hyperlinked to your website – will be prominently displayed under the heading 'Urban Café sponsor' in the following positions:
    • One the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your web site;
    • On the sponsor page of the event portal together with your 30 word company write-up;
    • On a number of direct e-mail shots sent to targeted prospects from ITWeb's subscriber base;
    • On an event advert placed in ICT Insights, supplement in Brainstorm magazine, in the month preceding the event to advertise, promote and heighten awareness of the event.
  • As a sponsor, your company will be entitled to provide ITWeb with mailing lists of potential visitors to the event. ITWeb will invite your contacts to attend the event, thus increasing your profile.

At the event promotion and marketing benefits

  • Your company will be entitled to:
    • 1 speciality refreshment bar to be positioned in the display area. The bar will be manned by 2 baristas serving not more than 600 speciality drinks for the duration of the event;
    • Your logo branded on the labels of 600 cup-sleeves (cup sleeves wrap around the premium ripple paper cups that drinks will be served in);
    • Your logo branded on the front of the refreshment bar station;
    • Your logo branded on the front of the barista aprons;
    • Your logo branded on the menu's to be placed on the bar counter;
    • Place your free-standing banners around the Urban Café area;
    • Insert your corporate brochure, promotional material or branded promotional gifts into all delegate bags;
    • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Urban Café sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the summit;
    • Three complimentary sponsor passes for your company's staff that will available at the event to network with attendees.
  • Your company will be entitled to provide wording and graphics to be included as a perforated coupon inside the coupon booklet that will be handed out to all delegates. The purpose of the coupon booklet is to hype up your presence at the event and activities inside the Urban Café;

Extensive post event marketing and lead generation benefits

  • Your company:
    • Will benefit from your corporate logo remaining on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
    • Will benefit from your corporate logo and company write-up remaining on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
    • Will be provided with a full attendee delegate list for your post event follow-up and potential new business generation.

Exclusive Urban Café Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 85,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Promotional Inserts into Delegate Bags

Provide us with your company brochure or promotional material and we will ensure it is inserted into all official conference delegate bags to be given out to all delegates and guests at registration.

Promotional Inserts Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 10,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Branded water bottles – EXCLUSIVE

Sponsorship benefits

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
  • Your corporate logo and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
  • Your corporate logo will appear on the labels of 500 bottles of still water to be given out to all delegates inside the conference auditorium and during refreshment breaks for the duration of the event;
  • Insert one A4 sheet of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate document bags.
  • Tickets for the conference will be available at less 10%;
  • Your corporate logo and 30-word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event;

Branded Water Bottles Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 25,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: Bottled water to be supplied by event organiser – ITWeb.

Conference Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

Sponsorship benefits

Your company branded notepads and pens will be put out on all delegate seats and used exclusively inside the conference venue for the duration of the event.

Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 10,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: Notepads and pens to be supplied by the sponsor.
Quantities required: 200 x notepads and pens.

Power Snack Pack Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

Sponsorship benefits

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
  • Your corporate logo and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
  • Your corporate logo will be prominently branded onto 150 snack packs, filled with a drink and snacks designed to give energy, to be given out to all delegates at registration;
  • Insert one A4 sheet of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate document bags;
  • Tickets for the conference will be available at less 10%;
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' will remain on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb for 12 months after the event; and
  • Your corporate logo and 30-word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.

Power Snack Pack Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 35,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: ITWeb is responsible for design and supply of snack packs and will need a high-resolution logo from the sponsor.

SPONSORS

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