Thank you for your interest in exhibit and sponsorship opportunities at The 2016 Finance & Accounting Forum for Financial Institutions. On this page you will find all the resources you need to help you make the most of your exhibit and sponsorship choices this coming June in New Orleans.  

Exhibit Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibit Opportunities
Booth Packages
The Forum provides exclusive access to hundreds of key purchasers and executives eager to speak with you about solutions to their business challenges.

  Member Rate Non-member Rate
 10’ x 10’ Booth (standard)  $2,500
 10’ x 10’ Booth (corner)*  $2,600  $2,950
 20’ x 20’ Booth (standard)  $5,000  $5,700
 20’ x 20’ Booth (corner)*  $5,100  $5,800

Your 10’ x 10’ Exhibit Space Includes:
  • Two (2) complimentary conference registrations (up to a $3,100 value)**
  • Access to over The Forum educational sessions presented by today’s top financial institution experts
  • Admittance to networking receptions throughout the week

  • Free company listing in the on-site materials received by all attendees upon registration including the conference mobile application
  • Pre-show attendee mailing list. (Print mailing list only. Delivered approximately six weeks prior to the show).
  • Access to FMS Connect online conference social networking community
 *Each corner adds $100 to booth price
** Those purchasing a 20’ x 20’ booth will receive four (4) complimentary conference registrations
Increase Traffic with Passport to Prizes!
Join in our most popular (and fun) traffic-building opportunity! Your company name and booth number are printed in a “passport” given to attendees who, in-turn, must visit each booth to get their passport stamped. Once an attendee has collected all the stamps, he or she is eligible to win up to $500 cash in our Passport to Prizes Drawing that will take place during Tuesday afternoon’s dessert.


Our sales staff is eager to help! All questions regarding exhibit/booth opportunities can be directed
to Meagan Reichstein at 312-265-9640.

Sponsorship Opportunities

FMS Premium Sponsorship Program

Enhance your visibility when you take advantage of our Premium Sponsorship program!  The more you invest the more exposure you receive. The total value of all exhibit AND sponsorship opportunities you select at The Forum will qualify your organization for additional exposure throughout the venue!

 Logo and Recognition in/on: 
  • 20,000+ brochure mailings prior to the event
  • FMS website and FMS Connect networking sites
  • All onsite printed materials and signage
  • The 2016 Forum mobile application
  • Your booth in the exhibit hall (if applicable)

One-time use of The Forum PRE-show attendee mailing list*
*Print addresses only 
Complimentary full-conference registration to The Forum   2  1  
Complimentary ad on The 2016 Forum FMS Connect community   
Featured mini-article in one issue of pre-show email updates sent to registered attendees   
Complimentary 4-color ad in the Onsite Program   Half Page    
One-time, pre- AND post-show email sent via FMS   
 Featured mention in FMS Social Media Champion game  
One-time use of The Forum POST-show attendee mailing list (print addresses only - mailing must be sent within two weeks of The Forum)   
 Passport to Prizes Entry (if applicable)  

Networking Sponsorships 
  Welcome Reception   $10,000 (exclusive)
Welcome attendees to The Finance & Accounting Forum during this festive opening reception on Sunday evening. Guests will meet and greet friends and colleagues. Your company’s logo will appear on signage throughout the reception venue and on event collateral and signage as a sponsor. Your logo will also appear on event napkins and table tents. Sponsoring the Welcome Reception also guarantees Platinum Sponsorship additions. 
  Monday Night Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall $3,750 (two available)
This two-hour happy hour creates the perfect primer to a night of fun out on the town. As attendees mix and mingle with exhibitors, they’ll stop by and grab a drink from a bar that will prominently feature signage with your company’s likeness and napkins featuring your logo. You’ll also be one of two exclusive sponsors of the ever-popular door prize drawing taking place at the end of the evening. Your logo will also appear on the raffle tickets included with every attendee’s badge.
Networking Luncheons   $3,500  (two available)
The Forum’s two sit-down lunches are the perfect setting to put your brand in front of a captive audience. Available both Monday and Tuesday, your organization will be recognized throughout the luncheon area with your logo appearing prominently on signage, table tents and on the display screens at the front of the room. 
  Continental Breakfast   $3,000 (two available)
Rise and shine! Help get attendees off to a great start with fresh juice, pastries and more. Your company’s logo will appear at each breakfast station, along with napkins, table tents and signage throughout the venue. 
Dessert in the Exhibit Hall   $2,500 (Tuesday only) 
Leave a “sweet” lasting impression by sponsoring the Tuesday afternoon dessert in the Marketplace Exhibit Hall. Your company’s logo will appear on all signage throughout the dessert area, on table tents and napkins, as well as throughout the conference on signage. 
  Refreshment Breaks   $2,500 per break/$4,000 for two breaks (three available)
Your brand will be front and center as attendees take a minute to relax and unwind during refreshment breaks. With breaks available each day (Monday and Tuesday), it’s the perfect opportunity to gain added exposure throughout the conference space. Sponsorship includes signage at each break station with logo-printed napkins and table tents throughout.

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Promotional Sponsorships 
  Connection Center   $7,500 (exclusive)
This highly-trafficked lounge area will be a great place for attendees to relax and unwind between sessions. Be the company that allows them to stay connected, print hand-outs, and recharge their mobile devices in this one-stop technology hub. You are also welcome to supply mouse pads and printed materials for the area.* The Connection Center can be purchased as one exclusive space, or separately as follows:
  • Connection Center Lounge Area: $3,000
    Includes branded coffee tables/charging cubes in the lounge area with table-top signage and recognition as a sponsor in all conference materials.

  • Mobile Charging Station: $3,000
    Includes a branded charging station where your company’s image will be proudly displayed as attendees take a break to charge their devices.

  • Computer Kiosks: $3,000
    Includes your company’s website/graphics as the homepage/screen saver on the screen of the four computer terminals in the lounge where attendees will print session handouts, boarding passes and gain access to the internet.
*Printed materials must be reviewed and approved by FMS prior to the conference.

Hotel Room Key Cards   $5,000 (exclusive)
Put your organization in front of attendees upon first arrival at the The Roosevelt by sponsoring their hotel room key cards. Cards will be given to hotel guests at check-in and used to access their rooms throughout their stay – a constant reminder that you’re with them! Your custom artwork will be printed on each card.**
**Artwork must incorporate the FMS logo and is subject to final approval by FMS.

  Hotel Room Drop   $4,750 (two available)
Available Sunday and Monday evenings, you can have your promotional materials, gifts or anything you fancy delivered directly to attendee hotel rooms. Room drop items must be pre-assembled by the sponsoring company and are subject to FMS approval.
  The Forum Mobile App   $6,000 (exclusive)
The 2016 Forum Mobile App will allow attendees to access conference materials and stay up-to-date on any changes or events taking place throughout the week. Your company’s image/brand will be prominently displayed on the app and throughout all event signage and promotions as the official sponsor directing attendees to download the app.
  Pre-Conference Email Marketing    $3,500 (two available)
Send your personalized message to FMS’ full membership list prior to The Forum. FMS will send out a one-time HTML-formatted email on your behalf before the event begins. Message must be approved by FMS.
  Onsite Guide Advertising   $2,000 (4c) interior pages (one available),
                                              $3,000 (4c) back cover (one available)

Get in the hands of every attendee at The Forum by displaying your advertisement inside or on the back cover of the onsite program. Containing a detailed schedule-of-events and sessions, the onsite program is one of the most widely utilized print pieces at the conference each year. Artwork subject to FMS approval.
  Make Someone’s Day Sponsorship  $1,500 (two available)
Make an attendee’s day and give them a little taste of New Orleans by sponsoring this new offering.  A great add-on sponsorship for exhibitors, you will receive a quantity of 50 gift cards to New Orleans’ renowned Café du Monde to hand out to the first 50 people to stop by for a chat!  We’ll announce your company wants to “Make Your Day” on the speaker system, throughout the event on signage, and via our FMS social media and mobile app.

The ATM Daily Newsletter   $500 per day/$1,250 exclusive (three available)
The ATM is The Forum’s onsite daily newsletter and source for updated information about the conference and that day’s events. Your organization will be featured with your logo and a 25-word description on the front page of your sponsored issue that is distributed in hard-copy each morning throughout the conference space, and posted daily to The 2016 Forum FMS Connect community.
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Reg Bag Swag  
  Registration Bag   $6,500 (exclusive)
Display your brand proudly on these take-home keepsakes given to each attendee upon check-in at the conference. Your logo will be imprinted on each bag with the opportunity to provide printed collateral as an insert promoting your company’s products and services.

Badge Holders   $5,000 (exclusive)
Be the exclusive sponsor of The Forum badge holder. Badge holders are distributed to all attendees and are required apparel for entrance to all conference events. Your company’s logo will be imprinted on all badge holders.
  Travel Drink Tumblers   $4,500 (exclusive)
Stay with attendees on the go with your logo emblazed on insulated travel tumblers. These functional keepsakes, available to all attendees in their registration bags, are the perfect way to stay on their minds well after the conference has ended. 
  Postcard Insert with Mobile Screen Cleaner   $3,500 (exclusive)
These handy mobile phone screen cleaners will start off on a postcard in attendee registration bags, but will end up stuck to the back of each attendee’s phone and used well after the conference has concluded. You will supply the artwork for the postcard and screen cleaner, subject to FMS approval. 
  Branded Mint Tins   $3,000 (exclusive)
These sleek tins fit easily into pockets and purses and offer the perfect take-away for the flight home from Scottsdale. With your logo printed on the tin, attendees are sure to leave the conference remembering your company with a good taste in their mouths.

The Forum Pocket Program   $2,000 (exclusive)
The pocket program is a dialed-down version of the onsite program formatted in an easy-to-carry style that fits right in the back of badge holders! Your company’s logo will appear in the program along with a 4-color ad on the back cover. Artwork subject to FMS approval.
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"This was a great opportunity to catch up with existing clients from all over the country, as well as meet key decision makers from institutions that are ideal prospects."
–2015 Exhibitor

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