Sponsors & Exhibitors

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the 2020 Sailing Leadership Forum.

There are many excellent sponsorship opportunities for this one-of-a-kind event and we urge you to take full advantage of the invaluable exposure your company can receive. Below is information on our 5 main levels of sponsorships and Demo-Day Sponsorship as well as some Additional Sponsorship Opportunities. For more information and complete details on the sponsorship opportunities, please view our Complete Sponsor Information Packet by clicking the button to the right. Once you are ready to reserve your space please click on the other button to the right to fill out a "Sponsorship Order Form". Please contact Josh Toso, Marketing Director, JoshToso@USSailing.org with any and all questions. We look forward to seeing you in San Diego, CA in February.

Sponsorship Levels & Opportunities

Platinum

Platinum - $10,000

  • Company logo and link displayed on event website home page
  • Video Spotlight of Company distributed through event coverage
  • Company logo on US Sailing emails blasts to attendees prior to event (2 emails)
  • Company logo on National print advertisements (time sensitive)
  • Company logo displayed on projector in General Session before and after presentations
  • Company banner displayed in General Session (banner supplied by sponsor)
  • Social media post announcing Company’s sponsorship of the event
  • Recognized as Sponsor of Friday Happy Hour (in Exhibitor Pavilion & Marina)
  • (2) VIP tickets to US Sailing/Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Dinner
  • (2) Display Slips in “Marina” (car parking spot outside of Exhibitor Pavilion)
  • Access to attendee list 2 weeks prior to event (Name; Club/Org; Title)
  • Access to attendee contact list at conclusion of event (1-time usage for “Thank You” email)
  • Display table in Exhibitor Pavilion (6 ft. table, w/ 2 ft. on either side)
    • Primary selection of table location
  • Access to ALL “Additional Sponsorship Opportunities”
  • Company logo displayed and designated as “Platinum Sponsor” on signage listing sponsors
  • Company logo/info designated as “Platinum Sponsor” in Sponsors section of Event App
  • Company logo and link displayed and designated as “Platinum Sponsor” in the Sponsors section of the event website
  • Company promotional materials placed in registration bag (supplied by sponsor)
    • Limit 1 literature and 1 promotional give-away item
  • (4) complimentary event registrations ($400 value each)

Gold

Gold - $6,500

  • Company banner displayed in General Session (banner supplied by sponsor)
  • Social media post announcing Company’s sponsorship of the event
  • Recognized as Sponsor of Friday Happy Hour (in Exhibitor Pavilion & Marina)
  • (1) VIP tickets to US Sailing/Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Dinner
  • (1) Display Slip in “Marina” (car parking spot outside of Exhibitor Pavilion)
  • Access to attendee list 2 weeks prior to event (Name; Club/Org; Title)
  • Access to attendee contact list at conclusion of event (1-time usage for “Thank You” email)
  • Display table in Exhibitor Pavilion (6 ft. table, w/ 2 ft. on either side)
    • Secondary selection of table location
  • Access to ALL “Additional Sponsorship Opportunities”
  • Company logo displayed and designated as “Gold Sponsor” on signage listing sponsors
  • Company logo/info designated as “Gold Sponsor” in Sponsors section of Event App
  • Company logo and link displayed and designated as “Gold Sponsor” in the Sponsors section of the event website
  • Company promotional materials placed in registration bag (supplied by sponsor)
    • Limit 1 literature and 1 promotional give-away item
  • (3) complimentary event registrations ($400 value each)

Silver

Silver - $4,000

  • Access to attendee list 2 weeks prior to event (Name; Club/Org; Title)
  • Access to attendee contact list at conclusion of event (1-time usage for “Thank You” email)
  • Display table in Exhibitor Pavilion (6 ft. table, w/ 2 ft. on either side)
    • Tertiary selection of table location
  • Access to SELECT “Additional Sponsorship Opportunities”
  • Company logo displayed and designated as “Silver Sponsor” on signage listing sponsors
  • Company logo/info designated as “Silver Sponsor” in Sponsors section of Event App
  • Company logo and link displayed and designated as “Silver Sponsor” in the Sponsors section of the event website
  • Company promotional materials placed in registration bag (supplied by sponsor)
    • Limit 1 literature and 1 promotional give-away item
  • (2) complimentary event registrations ($400 value each)

Bronze

Bronze - $3,000

  • Display table in Exhibitor Pavilion (6 ft. table, w/ 2 ft. on either side)
  • Access to SELECT “Additional Sponsorship Opportunities”
  • Company logo displayed and designated as “Bronze Sponsor” on signage listing sponsors
  • Company logo/info designated as “Bronze Sponsor” in Sponsors section of Event App
  • Company logo and link displayed and designated as “Bronze Sponsor” in the Sponsors section of the event website
  • Company promotional materials placed in registration bag (supplied by sponsor)
    • Limit 1 literature and 1 promotional give-away item
  • (1) complimentary event registration ($400 value)

Supporting

Supporting - $1,500

  • Company logo displayed and designated as “Supporting Sponsor” on signage listing sponsors
  • Company logo/info designated as “Supporting Sponsor” in Sponsors section of Event App
  • Company logo and link displayed and designated as “Supporting Sponsor” in the Sponsors section of the event website
  • Company promotional materials placed in registration bag (supplied by sponsor)
    • Limit 1 literature and 1 promotional give-away item
  • (1) complimentary event registration ($400 value)

Demo-Day

Demo-Day Sponsor - $2,000/$1,000

  • Demo-Day to take place on Friday off beach in front of hotel
  • Company can combine Demo-Day with Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze sponsorship for $1,000
  • 1 complimentary event registration (in addition or stand-alone - $400 value)
  • Company can provide product and representative to participate in Demo-Day
  • Company may set up beach flags, banner, or pop-up tent (10x10 max) on beach during Demo-Day
  • Company name/logo and link displayed and designated as “On-Water Demo” in Sponsors section of the event website
  • Company can be a Demo-Day Sponsor ONLY for $2,000
    • Company promotional materials placed in registration bag (supplied by sponsor)
      • Limit 1 literature and 1 promotional give-away item
    • Company logo/information listed in Sponsors section of Event App

Additional Opportunities

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

(Only available for Bronze Level and above)

Lanyard Sponsor - $1,500 + cost of lanyards (Platinum & Gold Sponsors ONLY)

  • Company logo & Sailing Leadership Forum logo on name tag lanyards together

Morning Keynote Sponsor - $1,000 each (3 available – Platinum & Gold Sponsors ONLY)

  • Sponsor give-away on chairs when attendees arrive in the morning
  • 3-minute speaking opportunity before Keynote Address

Friday Happy Hour Reusable Cup Sponsor - $500 (Platinum & Gold Sponsors ONLY)

  • Company logo included on reusable cups for Friday Happy Hour (in Exhibitor Pavilion & Courtyard)

Additional Display Table Space in Exhibitor Pavilion - $2,500

“Clean Lunch” Sponsor - $1,000

  • Company logo & Sailing Leadership Forum logo on reusable lunch bags

Social Break Sponsor - $1,000 each

  • 2 available (1 Thursday afternoon and 1 Saturday morning)

Networking Lounge Sponsor - $1,000

  • Clusters of tables and chairs located in Exhibitor Pavilion
  • Title Sponsorship - “(Company Name) Networking Lounge”
  • Banner with Company logo hung above Networking Lounge area

Friday Night Pub Crawl Stop Sponsor - $300 each (first 3 stops) or $600 (last stop)

  • Right to put out koozies, coaster, stickers or other approved marketing collateral at stop
  • Sponsor named drink at stop (specially priced)

Hotel Display Spots - $500 each (8 spots available)

  • First Come…First Serve - Limit 3 per sponsor

Display Spots in “Courtyard” - $250 each

  • Outside of Exhibitor Pavilion
  • Car parking spot – approx. 8.5 feet wide
  • Buy 4 spots, get the 5th for FREE!
  • Snacks and refreshments in Exhibitor Pavilion during breaks between sessions
  • 1- minute speaking opportunity
  • Right to raffle off door prizes (must be present to win)

Platinum

Gowrie Group Logo

Sunsail Logo

The Moorings Logo

RS Sailing Logo

Sailor Bags

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Zim Sailing Logo

RibCraft

mclaughlin

propeller

Lon Gundie

Bronze Sponsors

dynamic-dollies

Nacra Sailing

West Coast Sailing

Mark Set Boat

Matthew Cohen Photography

Supporting Sponsors

Intensity Sailing

On-Water Demos