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The North American Tunneling Conference is the tunneling industry's largest and most influential educational event - and marketing opportunity – in North America.

Engage with key stakeholders and enhance your corporate profile through our effective sponsorships:

OVERALL CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP

Become the Overall Conference Sponsor of NAT 2020 and leverage year-long marketing and promotional benefits that will give you access to thousands of tunneling owners, contractors, engineers and vendors.

  • Speaking/video opportunity for up to 3 minutes at opening Keynote session
  • $5,000 credit towards additional sponsorship
  • 1 Full Page advertisement in spring 2020 edition of Tunneling & Underground Construction Magazine
  • 2 full-conference registrations to NAT 2020
  • Diamond package enhancement on Map Your Show interactive exhibit floorplan
  • Company logo and bio in Showguide, mobile app & pre-Showguide
  • Exclusive logo placement on all NAT 2020 emails and mailed promotions
  • Branded signage in prominent areas on-site
  • Exclusive logo placement on NAT 2020 website
  • Sponsor recognition floor cling in front of exhibit booth
  • Interactive mobile app banner ad
  • Pre/post-conference promotions on social media
  • 8 priority points awarded for 2021 booth space draw

*Additional customizable benefits to the Overall Conference Sponsor are available

 

Click on a sponsorship level below, or scroll down to see all opportunities.

 
* A combination of sponsorships can elevate you to the next sponsor level

 

 

GOLD SPONSORSHIPS:

Monday Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

$15,000 Exclusive Sponsor or $7,500 Co-Sponsorship

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Recognition of company name on signage on food & beverage stations, bars, etc.
  • 1 push-notification sent out via mobile app thanking you as a sponsor and directing people to your booth on exhibit floor
  • Opportunity to provide branded cups/koozies/napkins, etc., for attendees to utilize during reception
  • Recognition in Thank You announcements made during reception
  • Ability to bring pamphlets or literature to have on tables for attendees during the lunch
  • (2) Complimentary full registrations to NAT 2020

Exclusive sponsor only:

  • Opportunity to show looping video on monitors in exhibit hall
  • (2) Complimentary full registrations to NAT 2020
Become a Sponsor

Tuesday Exhibit Hall Reception

*Extended hours – now in lieu of NAT Awards Dinner
$15,000 Exclusive Sponsor or $7,500 Co-Sponsorship

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

• Recognition of company name on signage on food & beverage stations, bars, etc.
• 1 push-notification sent out via mobile app thanking you as a sponsor and directing people to your booth on exhibit floor
• Opportunity to provide branded cups/koozies/napkins, etc., for attendees to utilize during reception
• Recognition in Thank You announcements made during reception
• Ability to bring pamphlets or literature to have on tables for attendees during the lunch
• (2) Complimentary full registrations to NAT 2020

Exclusive sponsor only:

  • Opportunity to show looping video on monitors in exhibit hall
  • (2) Complimentary full registrations to NAT 2020
Become a Sponsor

Conference Lanyards

$10,000 – Exclusive

Lanyards will be distributed to all attendees at the registration counter and worn throughout the conference. Sponsoring company will have exclusive right to put logo design on conference lanyards.

SOLD

Conference Wifi

$12,000 – Exclusive

Customizable splash screen linked to your website, customizable password for attendees to utilize when connecting to WiFI throughout the duration of the conference. You will be included in all of the digital, print and signage promotions for the conference WiFi.

SOLD

Water Bottle Sponsor

$10,000 – Exclusive

Your logo on a high-quality water bottles given to each attendee upon visiting registration. Water bottles are also distrusted at water stations throughout exhibit hall and utilized by attendees for many years to come.

SOLD

Conference Mobile App

$10,000 – Exclusive

Sponsor the NAT 2020 mobile app for impressionable engagement on the popular conference mobile app. Mobile app includes information on exhibit hall, floor plan, technical sessions, speakers, and you as the sponsor.

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:
  • Two (2) scheduled notifications sent out via mobile app, thanking sponsor and driving traffic to your booth at NAT
  • Customizable, hyperlinked flash screen that appears when app is opened
  • Customizable, hyperlinked footer ad in mobile app
  • Logo and name recognition in all digital, print and onsite promotions for the mobile app

SOLD

Pre-Print USB Drive

$10,000 – Exclusive

THE DEADLINE TO RESERVE USB DRIVE ADVERTISING IS April 1, 2020

All full conference attendees will receive a proceedings USB flash drive, branded with your colored logo. You will be included on all signage and digital/print marketing for the proceedings drives. Proceedings drives are utilized by attendees for many years after the conference.

Become a Sponsor

 

SILVER SPONSORSHIPS:

Welcome Luncheon

$8,000 - Exclusive

Sponsor the key networking luncheon of the 2020 NAT Conference! Luncheon will feature prominent speaker.

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • One VIP table at the luncheon
  • Opportunity place pop-up banner at entranced to luncheon
  • Opportunity to place small promotional item on attendee seats
  • One (1) scheduled notification sent out via mobile app, thanking sponsor and encouraging attendees to attend the luncheon
  • Thank you recognition and remarks given during luncheon
  • Exclusive logo recognition and signage at luncheon
Become a Sponsor

Hosted Coffee Breaks

$5,000 – Exclusive for Monday
$5,000 – Exclusive for Tuesday
$5,000 – Exclusive for Wednesday

Reach industry decision makers and prominent speakers as attendees gather for coffee and conversation in between sessions.

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Logo on signage at each coffee station
  • Ability to distribute promotional collateral on tables during coffee breaks
  • Literature area at the coffee break for company brochure
Become a Sponsor

 

Opening Session & Awards Program

$6,000 - Exclusive

Join over 500 attendees at the NAT kickoff Opening Session, newly combined with the NAT Awards Program.

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Opportunity to speak and/or show a video for up to 2 minutes during the Opening Session at session for 2 minutes
  • Company logo featured on NAT 2020 website, NAT onsite program and NAT mobile app
  • Exclusive logo recognition and signage at Opening Session & Awards Program
  • Logo featured on all NAT onsite signage, including Exhibit Hall entrance unit
  • Thank you recognition and remarks given during Opening Session & Awards Program
Become a Sponsor

Attendee Ribbon Wall Sponsor

$5,000 – Exclusive

NAT attendees love to customize their name badges with ribbons highlighting their achievements and personality. The ribbon wall will be prominently displayed near the high-trafficked registration area. Ribbons are worn throughout the event and long after the event is over. Your logo will be recognized on all signage and promotions for ribbon wall.

 

Become a Sponsor

 

Full Week Technical Track Sponsorship

$5,000 - Multiple Opportunities Available

Available Tracks:

  • Technology technical track
  • Design technical track
  • Planning technical track

Exclusive Room/Session Sponsor of a full week of topic specific sessions in one room - equating to 3 or 4 sessions in one room over the course of the week (Mon, Tues & Wed).

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Naming Rights: Rename the conference room to [Your Company Name] room for the entirety of NAT 2020
  • Logo and company name included in all marketing and announcements for technical track.
  • Logo on screen in between sessions
  • Signage in the conference room inside and directly outside
  • 6ft. table in the room dedicated to your promotional items
Become a Sponsor

 

 

BRONZE SPONSORSHIPS:

UCA of SME Women in Tunneling Event

$2,500 – Multiple Opportunities Available

Show your support for the advancement of women in tunneling by sponsoring the highly anticipated UCA of SME: Women in Tunneling networking event at NAT.

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Recognition of company name on signage and in digital/print/website promotions for event
  • Thank you remarks given during introduction at event

Become a Sponsor

UCA of SME Young Members Reception

$2,500 - Multiple Opportunities Available

Network with the future leaders of the industry by sponsoring the UCA of SME Young Members reception.

  • Recognition of company name on signage and in digital/print/website promotions for event
  • Thank you remarks given during introduction at event
Become a Sponsor

Mobile App Banner Advertisement

$1,500 - Multiple Opportunities Available

Customizable, scrolling banner advertisement shown on the NAT 2020 mobile app each time attendees access information on the exhibit hall, technical sessions, speakers, etc.

Become a Sponsor

Tunnel Demand Forecast Plenary Session

$1,500 - Exclusive

Sponsor the featured "Tunnel Demand Forecast" session, featuring presentations from various owners and engineers regarding upcoming projects throughout the U.S. and Canada. Projects include the MWRA Metropolitan Tunnel, DART D2 Subway, Superconducting MAGLEV Project and upcoming projects in Canada.

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Company name and logo in all marketing and promotions for Technical session, including on the NAT website, NAT mobile app and NAT pocket program
  • Logo on all onsite signage for the technical session
  • Logo on all Bronze sponsor signage onsite at NAT
  • Sponsor recognition on tent cards in the session room

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorships WILL sell out for NAT 2020!

To reserve yours TODAY, please contact:

Emma Li Salditt
SME Sponsorships
sponsorships@smenet.org
+1 (303) 948-4224

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November 9-11, 2020
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Englewood, CO USA
Phone: 303.948.4200
Email: cs@smenet.org