Sponsorships

Governor's Conference Logo

April 15–17, 2018

Big Sky Resort | Big Sky
50 Big Sky Resort Rd.
800.548.4486


Sponsorships

The Governor’s Conference is the annual gathering of Montana’s tourism and recreation industry. As a sponsor or exhibitor, you’ll connect with hundreds of attendees who drive one of the state’s leading industries. These opportunities will help you bring messages, products, and/or services to the right audience.

2016 ATTENDEE PROFILE

Registered Attendees: 477

Years Attended

  • 40% First-Time
  • 11% 2 Years
  • 21% 3-5 Years
  • 28% 6+ Years

Industry Sector

  • 24% Chamber of Commerce, Region, CVB
  • 17% Lodging & Hospitality (Hotel, Motel, B & B)
  • 17% Other (Retail, Education, Advocacy, etc.)
  • 10% Advertising, Media
  • 8% Arts, Culture, Historic Preservation
  • 7% Outfitters, Guides, Tour Operators
  • 6% Resorts, Ranches
  • 5% Federal, State Government
  • 5% Tribal Government/Tourism
  • 1% Transportation
  • <1% Campground, RV Park

Sponsoring the Governor’s Conference positions you as a leader, raises awareness of your messages, products, and/or services, and builds relationships with potential and existing partners while demonstrating support for Montana’s tourism and recreation industry.

Sponsorship packages are available for a variety of budgets large and small. 

All sponsorship packages $1,000 and up include one complimentary registration and optional exhibit space (a $370 value).

Click here to download a printer-friendly PDF of sponsorship opportunities. Please note the PDF doesn't reflect the latest availability. For the latest availability, expand the tabs below.


TO RESERVE A SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE, CONTACT US AT 406.668.0008 OR INFO@MTTOURISMCONFERENCE.COM.
Availability updated as of February 27, 1:55 PM


Sponsorship Opportunities

Build your own sponsorship package! Contact us at 406.668.0008 or info@mttourismconference.com.

SOLD!

Welcome Reception - $3,500
Sponsorship Code: S1

The welcome reception opens the conference with entertainment and fun.

  • Full-page conference agenda book ad
  • Logo displayed on-screen
  • Additional complimentary registration
  • Opportunity to pre-set tables with small promotional item
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

 


SOLD!

Montana Tourism Awards Banquet - $3,500
Sponsorship Code: S2

Always a highlight of the conference, the Montana Tourism Awards banquet celebrates the best of Montana tourism.

  • Full-page conference agenda book ad
  • Logo displayed on-screen before presentation
  • Additional complimentary registration
  • Opportunity to pre-set tables with small promotional item
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

SOLD!

Montana-Grown Luncheon (0/2 Available) - $3,000
Sponsorship Code: S3, S4

Two Montana-grown luncheons are scheduled Monday and Tuesday afternoon.

  • Half-page conference agenda book ad
  • Logo displayed on-screen before presentation
  • Additional complimentary registration
  • Opportunity to pre-set tables with small promotional item
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

SOLD!

Name Badge - $2,500
Sponsorship Code: A1

At registration, all attendees will receive a name badge branded with the sponsor's logo.


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Registration Bag - $2,500
Sponsorship Code: A2

At registration, all attendees will receive a canvas tote bag branded with the sponsor's logo. The sponsor may choose to pre-stuff the bag with one piece of printed material (up to 8.5" x 11").


SOLD!

Keynote Speaker (0/3 Available) - $2,000
Sponsorship Code: A3, A4, A5

Keynote speakers headline the agenda and present to all attendees.

  • Logo displayed on-screen before presentation
  • Additional complimentary registration
  • Opportunity to pre-set chairs with small promotional item
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

SOLD!

Resource Lab - $1,500
Sponsorship Code: T1

The Resource Lab is where experts from the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development and its partners will be available to share information and answer questions.

  • Logo displayed on-screen
  • Opportunity to brand the room with sponsor's signage
  • Opportunity to participate as a subject matter expert

SOLD!

Registration Desk - $1,000
Sponsorship Code: T2

Be the first sponsor attendees see by sponsoring the registration desk. The sponsor's logo will be displayed on signage.

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Breakout Session Track (0/4 Available) - $750
Sponsorship Code: G1, G2, G3, G4

Highlight your area of expertise by sponsoring one of the four breakout session tracks (Business, Experience, Marketing, Trends).

  • Logo displayed on-screen before presentation at each breakout session of the track
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video at the first breakout session of the track

SOLD!

First-Time Attendees Reception - $750
Sponsorship Code: G5

The First-Time Attendees Reception is a special event that’s exclusive to first-time conference attendees (in 2016, approximately 40% of all conference attendees) and provides an exclusive networking opportunity.

  • Logo displayed on-screen before presentation
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

SOLD!

Exhibit Break (0/4 Available) - $500
Sponsorship Code: G6, G7, G8, G9

Four 30-minute exhibit breaks are scheduled throughout the conference.

  • Logo displayed on signage by the refreshments
  • Acknowledgement from the podium before and after the break

SOLD!

Refreshment Stations - $250
Sponsorship Code: Q1

Ensure attendees are well caffeinated by sponsoring the coffee stations set up around the conference. The sponsor's logo will be displayed on signage at each of the stations.


Registration Bag Material (5/6 Available) - $100
Sponsorship Code: Q2, Q3, Q4, Q5, Q6, Q7

Sponsor may choose one piece of printed material (up to 8.5" x 11") to be pre-stuffed into the canvas tote bag all attendees will receive at registration.

Advertising Opportunities

All conference attendees receive the 5.5” x 8.5” agenda booklet at registration and frequently reference it through the conference.

SOLD!

GOLD: Full Page, Inside Back Cover - $750
Sponsorship Code: AG1

SILVER: Full Page, Inside Front Cover - $500
Sponsorship Code: AS1

COPPER: Half Page (1/2 Available) - $250
Sponsorship Code: AC1, AC2

Key Deadlines

  • High-resolution (preferably vector) logos and print-ready ads must be received by January 23, 2017, to guarantee placement in agenda book (or by February 13, 2017, to guarantee placement on screen and signage)
  • For "Registration Bag Material" (Q2-Q7), printed material must be received by January 30, 2017

MONTANA OFFICE OF TOURISM AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
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