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.

2017 ATTENDEE PROFILE

Registered Attendees: 446 (41% First-Time Attendees)

Industry Sectors

  • 24% Chamber of Commerce, Region, CVB
  • 16% Lodging & Hospitality (Hotel, Motel)
  • 14% Advertising, Media
  • 13% Arts, Culture, History
  • 10% Resorts, Guest Ranches
  • 9% Federal, State Government
  • 9% Other
  • 1% Food & Beverage
  • 1% Outfitters, Guides, Tour Operators
  • 1% Transportation
  • 1% Tribal Government/Tourism

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 $400 value).

Expand the tabs below to see the 2018 sponsorship opportunities, or click here to download a printer-friendly PDF. Please note the website/PDF don't reflect the latest availability. Please contact us for the latest availability.


TO RESERVE A SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY, CONTACT US AT (406) 668-0008 OR INFO@MTTOURISMCONFERENCE.COM.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Build your own sponsorship package! Contact us at (406) 668-0008 or info@mttourismconference.com.

WELCOME RECEPTION - $5,000

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 branded item
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

MONTANA TOURISM AWARDS BANQUET - $5,000

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 branded item
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

LUNCHEON (2 Available) - $3,500

Luncheons will be 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 branded item
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

NAME BADGE NECK WALLET - $2,500

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


REGISTRATION BAG - $2,500

At registration, attendees will receive a canvas tote bag branded with the sponsor's logo. The sponsor may choose to pre-stuff the bag with printed material (such as a brochure or postcard no larger than 8.5" x 11") or a small branded item (such as a key chain or pen).


FEATURE PRESENTATION (3 Available) - $2,000

Three 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 branded item
  • 3-5 minutes to speak or play a video

MOBILE APP - $1,500

The mobile app is an interactive companion to the printed agenda and will be promoted before and during the conference. The sponsor will receive a complimentary exhibit space and premium placement near the registration desk.


RESOURCE LAB - $1,500

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

REGISTRATION DESK - $1,500

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


BREAKOUT SESSION TRACK (3 Available) - $1,000

Highlight your area of expertise by sponsoring a breakout session track (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

FIRST-TIME ATTENDEES "PRECEPTION" - $750

The First-Time Attendees "Preception" is a special event that’s exclusive to first-time conference attendees (in 2017, approximately 41% 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

EXHIBIT BREAK (4 Available) - $500

Four 30-minute exhibit breaks will be scheduled through the conference.

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

REFRESHMENT STATIONS - $500

Help attendees to be caffeinated and hydrated by sponsoring the coffee/water stations set up around the conference. The sponsor's logo will be displayed on signage at every station.

REGISTRATION BAG INSERT (6 Available) - $150

The sponsor may choose printed material (such as a brochure or postcard no larger than 8.5" x 11") or a small branded item (such as a key chain or pen) to be pre-stuffed into the canvas tote bag attendees will receive at registration. The sponsor is responsible for providing the printed material/small branded item.


MONTANA OFFICE OF TOURISM AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
301 S. PARK AVE. | P.O. BOX 200533 | HELENA, MT 59620-0533 |  T: (406) 841-2870 |  F: (406) 841-2871 | TDD: (406) 841-2702