Become a Sponsor / Advertiser

Stand out from the crowd.

Our sponsors help make the Forum more productive and affordab­le for attendees. Sponsor the 2013 Forum to demonstrate your support and position your company as an eBusiness leader in the electrical supply chain. All sponsorships must be secured by completing our sponsor and exhibitor form. Early sponsor benefits end April 26!

eOptimize your sponsorship with more benefits and brand visibility!

One exclusive Executive spot and Two exclusive Premiere spots available!

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Exclusive Opportunities ­


Stand out from the crowd and take advantage of our early sponsor benefits.

­Become the only Executive Partner - get all the benefits of Premier level PLUS:

  • 2 invitations to IDEA Board Cocktail Reception or a speaking opportunity during a general session
  • iPad Giveaway for lead generation ­      
  • Complimentary private meeting room
  • Complimentary A/V in private meeting room (includes projector & screen for presentations)

Become an exclusive Premiere Partner - ask about securing one of the two spots for 2013!

  • One branded item for Forum registration gift bags
  • Hotel room literature drop
  • Complimentary private meeting room
  • VIP seats at all general session presentations
  • Company recognition at ALL group events

Early sponsors gain more exposure

  • Speaking slot - Gold level and above (limited space available)
  • Recognition in official Forum press release
  • Recognition in pre-event mailer
  • Earlier and longer visibility on Forum website
  • First choice of sponsored event

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Select your sponsored event or item by level - all are secured on a first serve basis.

Executive Partner ($25,000)

  • IDEA Board Cocktail Reception or a speaking opportunity during a general session
  • Recognition at ALL group events and much more

    ­ Premiere Event Sponsor($20,000)

    • Recognition at ALL group events and much more (2 available)
    • Exclusive location in Tech Center - 2 center booths
    • Complimentary private meeting room

    Diamond ($15,000)

    • Keynote Speaker
    • Forum night out (1 available)
    • Welcome Reception and Tech Fair

    Platinum ($10,000)

    • Networking lunch (2 available)
    • General session speakers (3 available)

    Gold ($8,000)

    • Breakfast (2 available)

    Silver ($5,000)

    • Company branded hotel key cards (one side)
    • Speaker Giveaway

    Bronze ($3,000)

    • Morning or afternoon break (3 available)
    • Tech Center incentive prizes
    • Seminar speaker

    Supporter Opportunities:

    • NEW! Sponsor a distributor’s travel and registration fee
    • Event photos and videos

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    Past Sponsors


    • EATON
    • GE Consumer & Industrial
    • Hubbell Inc.
    • Leviton
    • Lutron
    • Panduit Corp.
    • Siemens
    • Schneider Electric - Square D
    • Thomas & Betts
    • ILSCO
    • Hoffman Enclosures
    • Rockwell Automation
    • Legrand NA


    • Graybar
    • Platt ES
    • Rexel
    • Dakota Supply group
    • Crescent Electric Supply Co.
    • Border States
    • North Coast Electric Company
    • Van Meter Industrial
    • WESCO
    • United Electric Supply

    Service Providers:

    • Activant Solutions
    • Sterling Commerce
    • Electro-Fed Canada (EFC)
    • Unilog Content Solutions
    • IMARK Group
    • SAP
    • Silver Creek Systems
    • Billtrust
    • Datalliance
    • BlueVolt
    • DATAgility
    • Digital Business Architects (DBA)
    • Stibo Systems
    • Enventure
    • Gillani
    • EC EDI Vantage Point

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    Advertising in the full-color IDEA E-Biz Forum Special Edition Pocket Guide is a great way to promote what's new with your company. Participating in the Tech Fair? Let attendees know about it!

    Special Edition Pocket Guide
    Full Page - 3-9/16" W x 8-1/2" H OR 4-1/8" W x 9-1/8" H (Bleed)  - $895
    Half Page - 3-9/16" W x 4-5/8" H - $495

    *Insertion orders and materials due Friday, August 16*

    Please email your company's full-color, high resolution (300 DPI or greater) logo in a TIFF, JPEG, AI or EPS format and ad materials to Jennifer Yi at . Please send all ads as print-ready PDFs.

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