Sponsorship and Promotional Opportunities

Picture More Influence
We are the preferred international convention and trade show where global professional trade comes to investigate new product launches and technological innovations from around the world.

Be the first to reach attendees with a banner outside the convention center! Drive traffic to your booth by reaching out to an estimated 20,000 attendees with an exclusive lanyard sponsorship or badge holder insert. And watch your ROI climb when you take advantage of the many new sponsorships available.

Whether you’re looking to pique attendees’ interests before the show or you want to create excitement and intensity on-site, we have promotional and sponsorship opportunities to meet your needs and your budget.

Why Sponsor? Print Advertising
Exclusive Sponsorships Press Relations
New Opportunities for PMA 09 Custom Solutions
High-Impact Advertising Contact Information
Event Sponsorships  
Sponsorship & Promotional Opportunities Brochure (PDF)



Why Sponsor? 

  1. Build your brand
  2. Generate new leads
  3. Increase product awareness
  4. Accessing influential industry buyers


Influential Buyers
Make a lasting impact on the decision makers:

  • 96 percent have an influence in the purchase process*
  • 72 percent indicate purchasing within 12 months*



* Data from PMA 08 post-show trade survey responses.









Exclusive Sponsorships

PMA Lead Retrieval “Business” Cards
Place your message in front of every trade attendee with the exhibitor lead retrieval cards. Attendees use the PMA Business Card to receive additional information from each booth they visit - including your competitors’!
Price: $20,000

Promote your company on nearly every attendee by providing unique custom printed lanyards complete with your logo. Call for distribution quantity.
Price: $15,000

Badge Holder Inserts
This is a unique opportunity to promote your company to every PMA attendee. Preprinted inserts are placed behind each attendee badge and sit approximately 1/2” above the registration badge.
Price: $10,000

Official Business Session Keynote Sponsors
PMA accepts sponsors for its hugely popular Official Business Session Keynotes. Nearly 2,000 trade attendees, press and exhibitors gather prior to the trade show each day to hear insights from the world’s foremost business leaders. During the speaker introduction, your support and participation in PMA 09 will be briefly highlighted, in addition to receiving significant recognition in PMA publications, the PMA 09 website, and attendee promotional materials.
Price: $15,000

Press Room
Show your support for the press and shape the views of opinion leaders at PMA 09. Signage recognizing the sponsor on the outside entrance will be visible to all visitors with additional signage (provided by the sponsor) hanging inside the Press Room to allow maximum exposure for the sponsor, who will also receive special recognition at the popular Sneak Peek Press Event.
Price: $10,000





New Opportunities for PMA 09

Accommodates double-sided messages on a contemporary curved aluminum base measuring 47-15/16” by 114-3/4” high. Banner placements are ideal in high-traffic areas such as the top of the lobby escalators, the upper-level session and reception corridor, and the trade show lobby entrances.
Price: $7,500 each

Summit Lounge
This exclusive area at PMA 09 will provide all the amenities to VIP attendees of the show, including; food, beverage, comfortable seating, internet access, and other business center services. There’s no better way gain awareness and networking contact with these exclusive attendees. Your sponsorship includes 3 complimentary tickets to the lounge; your logo prominently displayed on recognition signage; and passive distribution of brochures, catalogs or novelty gift items.
Price: $5,000

Window Clings
Transparent or opaque as you need it to be, clings are a fun way to get yourself noticed! Applied to the interior side of convention hall windows, window clings can be customized to the shape you want for the most impact!
Price: Quoted based on dimensions specified. Call for details.


High-Impact Advertising

Lobby Banners
Thousands of attendees enter this location, eager with anticipation as they await the daily opening of PMA 09. Command their attention with impact through the use of a 6’-tall-by-17’ wide banner in this highly visible location.
Prices based on location.

Large Hanging Signs
Several premium locations are available inside the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center with high visibility from the entryway and escalators. Dimensions vary.
Contact us for pricing and options.


Outdoor Signage
Large scale signage boldly placed above the entrance doors on the exterior of the South Hall. Aggressive marketers may want to take advantage of two positions, side by side or stacked, to provide the greatest message impact. Contact us for signage dimensions.
Price: $20,000 each

Banners on the Trade Show Floor
High-visibility banners on the lower-level trade show floor, positioned close to traffic from the escalators. Three “premium” placements are offered.
Price: $13,000 each


Free-Standing Large Curved Banners

A price point solution designed to drive results! Free-standing banners measure 90” wide by 140” high. Banner placements are ideal in high-traffic areas such as the top of the lobby escalators, the upper-level session and reception corridor, and the trade show lobby entrances.
Price: $7,500 each

Floor Graphics
Positioned at key intersections on the trade show floor and close to escalators, 8-square-foot digitally printed mat graphics adhere directly to the aisle carpet.
Price: $5,000 each


Product Preview Gallery

A PMA tradition! Light the way to the trade show entrances with these 36-inch-by -6-foot (approximate dimensions) transparency light boxes. The creative use of both the illuminated light box and lower portion provides the opportunity to effectively communicate a detailed message.
Price: $750 for the illuminated top portion (advertiser provides transparency); or add an additional $250 for the optional lower portion (includes graphic output).

Attendee Badge Mailer
Drive attendees to your booth by advertising on the insert included in each attendee’s registration packet. List your company name, logo, booth number, or just about anything else. Get creative and use this to offer giveaways, drawings, coupons, and more.
Price: $5,000

Locator Kiosks
As attendees stop to get their bearings and plan their next series of booth visits, make sure your message is in front of them! Attractive stand-alone kiosks provide a map and general trade show information. Located where thousands pass by: in the convention lobby entrance or on the trade show floor.
Price: $5,000 each

Bus Wraps

Communicate with trade attendees, and local consumers, as the PMA 09 Hotel Shuttle Bus winds its way up and down the Strip. Various options mixed with your own creativity give the right message to potential customers and partners.
Contact us for pricing and options.


Event Sponsorships

PMA Big Night
More than 200 people routinely attend Big Night, and 85 percent are key industry trade representatives. Exclusive Big Night Sponsorship is offered at $20,000, featuring distribution of your choice of giveaway item, your company representative introducing the “evening act,” and 20 complimentary tickets to Big Night.

Limited Sponsorship includes signage at the tables and entrance, as well as five complimentary tickets. Big Night Limited Sponsorships are $5,000 each.

PMA Global Gala
The PMA Global Gala Reception is truly a global event, attended by more than 350 influential world leaders in photo imaging! Receive recognition in promotional materials, signage in the room, and complimentary tickets. Table sponsorships are also available. 
Price $15,000

Golf Tournament Sponsorships
You’ve heard it too – sometimes the best business is done on a golf course! Increase awareness of your company or product through the PMA 09 Golf Tournament. A full-day event, the tournament attracts golfers from around the world who look forward to the relaxed camaraderie and friendly, competitive atmosphere. Sponsorship is available in multiple levels of promotional opportunities, all structured to provide powerful brand visibility.
Call for pricing and additional details.

DIMA Conference and PSPA Convention Sponsorship Opportunities
These acclaimed events bring together the leaders of imaging for an event jam-packed with education, networking, and the anticipation of PMA 09. Attendees go to their choice of sessions, giving them the chance to explore new market segments and new business opportunities.

Conference Keynote Speaker Sponsorship: Exclusive Opportunity!
Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to showcase your company or product as attendees unite to revel in the wisdom of the world's foremost business leaders.

During the event speaker introduction, your support of the conference is highlighted, and you will receive recognition in PMA publications, the conference website, and attendee promotional materials.
DIMA/PSPA Annual Conference Luncheon Keynote: $8,000
Closing Conference Keynote: $8,000 per keynote

Luncheon Sponsor
Price: $10,000

Reception Sponsor
Price: $5,000

Breakfast Sponsor
Price: $2,500

Refreshment Break
Price: $1,500


Conference Session Sponsorship
Sponsorship of individual sessions in the established programming may be of interest to specific companies. DIMA and PSPA retain all rights to determine content but sponsors are welcomed to attend the session and distribute appropriate product or service information in the room.
Price: $1,000

*For room count and on-site logistical purposes, all complimentary registrants must pre-register for each individual session of interest. Complimentary registrations are for employees of sponsors only and cannot be transferred.

PPFA 2009 - Professional Picture Framers Association Annual Convention
PPFA is the international trade association for the art and framing industry, supporting a membership of more than 2,800 custom picture framers, art galleries, manufacturers and distributors. Corporate sponsorship of the entire PPFA Annual Convention or select Educational Session Sponsorship is available to demonstrate your support of this growing segment within PMA.

The Professional Scrapbook Retailers Organization Annual Convention
Dedicated to those helping consumers preserve treasured memories, the Professional Scrapbook Retailers Organization (PSRO) bridges together retailers and suppliers for insight into the memories market. Corporate Sponsorship of the entire PSRO Annual Convention or select Educational Session Sponsorship is available to demonstrate your support of this growing segment within PMA.



Print Advertising – Build Booth Traffic
Contracted exhibitors receive additional value in Booth Traffic Builders. Various promotional packages with special advertising
rates are available exclusively to exhibitors with the sole purpose of driving customers to your booth.
PMA 09 Official Show Program
The only official on-site program of PMA 09! PMA attendees use this exclusive show publication for valuable information including the convention schedule, the PMA 09 product guide, exhibitor listings, and a map of the trade show floor.

PMA Magazine Pre-Show Issue (February)
Promote your presence before attendees plan for PMA 09. This issue previews convention information and exhibitors.

PMA 09 Official Show Magazine (March)
The only official show magazine distributed at PMA 09 and to all PMA members.

PMA Magazine Post-Show Issues (April and May)
Follow up your sales leads with the PMA 09 product wrap-up and complete show coverage.

PMA Product Gallery
Showcase your products and services by advertising in the PMA Product Gallery. Affordable advertising opportunities await you in the pre- and post-show magazine issues. Take advantage of the opportunity to announce your commitment to PMA 09, and include your booth number so attendees can find you.

PMA Direct Mail
Get the word out! PMA Direct Mail service provides you with affordable, convenient opportunities to reach the PMA audience. Use our worldwide membership database to target your customers; we’ll handle the fulfillment of your direct mail campaign – collating, scheduling, and mailing.

Use PMA Direct Mail to:

  • Complement trade advertising and promotions
  • Invite customers and prospects to your trade show booth
  • Send VIP invitations for special events
  • Extend your PMA 09 sales efforts all year


Press Relations
PMA Virtual Press Office
Make it easy for the trade and consumer press to find you with the PMA Virtual Press Office. Put your press kit materials online where journalists can grab, edit and insert your words and images for both pre-show and post-show coverage. You can upload one to six documents of any length (press releases, backgrounders, white papers, photos).


PMA Sneak Peek 2009
Join us for PMA Sneak Peek 2009, an exciting opportunity for you to meet the press, highlight your new products, and make convention appointments with the leading editors. Past participants have included editors from such well-known media sources as Consumer Reports, FORTUNE magazine, FOX News, NBC, Sports Illustrated, Time magazine, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal as well as the leading photo imaging industry trade magazines. PMA Sneak Peek 2009 is the stop for press attendees and exhibitors alike.

Press Room Sponsorships Available!
Call for details and pricing.

Custom Solutions
Develop your own unique promotional program and sponsorship category, specifically targeting your needs and budget. While we strive to present a wide-ranging lineup of promotional programs and sponsorships, we are willing to evaluate special packages on a case-by-case basis. For consideration, contact Jeff Frazine with your concept.
Contact Information

Sponsorship and Promotional Opportunities
Jeff Frazine, Executive, Trade Exhibit Sales
Tel: 517-788-8100, ext. 289


Print Advertising and Direct Mail
James Byles, National Advertising Director
Tel: 202-244-4131

Press Relations

Tom Crawford, Executive, Corporate Communications
Tel: 517-788-8100, ext. 252

PMA - The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations
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Jackson, MI 49201 USA
Tel: 517-788-8100
Fax: 517-788-8371

Prices are in U.S. dollars and subject to change without notice. Limited availability of offerings; some opportunities may become unavailable due to prior sale.


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