Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

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Wednesday General Session
Keynote Speaker – Mike Walsh
Sponsored by ADP
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Mike Walsh is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing companies for the 21st century. For the past twenty years, he has been a leading authority on disruptive innovation, digital transformation, and new ways of thinking. A global nomad, futurist, and author of three bestselling books, Mike advises some of the world’s biggest organizations on reinvention and change in this new era of machine intelligence.

Sapphire Sponsors (+30,000)

Sapphire Sponsors (+30,000)

Opening General Session Keynote Speaker – Tuesday – Sekou Andrews
Sponsored by rapid!
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A schoolteacher turned actor, musician, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, any given day may now find Sekou keynoting at a leadership conference, helping a Fortune 500 company with brand messaging, or even performing pieces for Barack Obama in Oprah’s backyard. Sekou is the creator of Poetic Voice, a new, cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry to make messages more moving and memorable.

Closing General Session Keynote Speaker – Thursday – Marilyn Sherman
Sponsored by Immedis
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For over 25 years, Marilyn Sherman has motivated audiences to get out of their comfort zone and get a front-row seat in life. It’s time to get out of the balcony and have Front-Row Success with simple yet powerful strategies on goal setting, visioning, and overcoming obstacles.

Name Badges & Lanyards
$37,000
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Have constant exposure for the entire conference with your company logo displayed on every lanyard and badge worn by attendees throughout the week.

Congress Party
$30,000
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Help host the social event of the year by becoming the exclusive Congress Party Sponsor! Don’t miss the chance to have your company recognized from the emcee/DJ throughout the night. VIP tickets and seating, and much more! This is the perfect opportunity for co-hosting one of APA/GPMI’s favorite events!

Opening Welcome Room Gift
$30,000
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Have a branded welcome gift of APA/GPMI’s choice delivered to each attendee’s room on Tuesday during the Opening General Session. This is an exclusive opportunity for all MGM Grand attendees.

Conference Bag
$30,000
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Gain high visibility with your company logo prominently placed on the front of every attendee’s conference bag. This also includes the opportunity to provide an insert into the bag itself.

Wednesday or Thursday Afternoon Build Your Own Snack Station in the Expo
$30,000
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Become an attendee favorite while gaining visibility and exposure by becoming our afternoon conference snack sponsor.

Platinum Sponsors ($24,000 – $29,999)

Platinum Sponsors ($24,000 – $29,999)

Wednesday Awards General Session
$29,000
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Be part of APA’s Annual Award Recognition Ceremony. During this event, you’ll receive sponsor recognition and stage time from the podium. Each attendee will receive a sponsor-branded giveaway at their table.

Friday Lunch
$29,000
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2022 Payroll Congress is not over on Thursday. We will have key workshops all day on Friday. Here’s your chance to get exclusive time with attendees during the plated luncheon break. Greet attendees while utilizing the time for great one on one discussions.

Giveaway Item: Beverage
$25,000
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Every attendee will receive this sponsor branded beverage cup at the conference Check-In to use during and after the week of Congress. Always an essential item, attendees will use this during and after the conference is over.

APA Conference Premium Giveaway Item: Marquee Box
$25,000
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Be part of our conference theme, The Show Must Go On, by sponsoring this Marquee Box. This is sure to be an attendee favorite!

Congress Today Show Daily
$25,000
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This sponsorship gives you the exclusive back cover ad on all three printed issues on site Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday that reaches all attendees and exhibitors. In addition, the sponsor receives a digital banner special placement in the online magazine along with the opportunity to write a guest blog post article on each conference day.

A daily email will also include your one-time sponsor text, which goes out to more than 32,000 attendees and non-attendees and links directly back to the online magazine. We have seen a 59% increase in circulation since its inaugural blog addition two years ago!

Conference Mobile App
$24,000

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The conference app is a “one stop” for attendees to find all information from Schedule, Sessions, Speakers, and Exhibitors in one location. Brand the events official conference app with your company’s logo on the welcome page of the Conference App. You will also receive a company banner ad on the home/landing page. Includes a redirect to a URL of your choice.

Gold Sponsors ($17,000 – $23,999)

Gold Sponsors ($17,000 – $23,999)

Global Reception
$22,000

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Have you chance to be highlighted as the exclusive sponsor of this popular gathering where the global payroll community has their chance to catch up on GPMI’s efforts while mingling with fellow colleagues in the global payroll space. The sponsorship includes your logo on coffee cups or napkins, plus signage during the Global Reception.

Tuesday Expo Grand Opening
$20,000

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Be the highlighted sponsor of our exciting Expo Grand Opening! Bartenders can wear your sponsor logo shirts, we will provide sponsor logo gobos, signage, and more. Appetizers will also be served.

Photo Booth
Sponsored by DailyPay
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Become part of our attendee’s fun engagement and conference memories by sponsoring our popular photo booth! Sponsor branding will be part of photos and posts. (Expo)

Wednesday Expo Luncheon
$30,000
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As a lunch sponsor, you will have the opportunity to reach attendees outside the reach of your booth. And you’ll be a hero to all who will enjoy a quality luncheon between sessions. This will include a sponsor branded lunch box.

Thursday Expo Dinner
$30,000
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Be the exclusive highlighted sponsor that drives traffic to Thursday’s dinner in the expo hall. This will in include sponsor gobo, signage, and branded napkins.

Silver Sponsors ($10,000 – $16,999)

Silver Sponsors ($10,000 – $16,999)

Expo Charging Stations
$15,000
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Everyone will need to charge their mobile devices while on site, and they can do so compliments of your branded charging stations. These branded charging stations will be placed in high traffic areas.

Relaxation Station
Sponsored by US Bank
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Give attendees a place to unwind and relieve their sore, achy feet by sponsoring the branded Relaxation Station on the expo floor. This sponsorship opportunity allows you to showcase your company and message in an unavoidable way by theming one of the event’s popular attendee destinations. Optional: each attendee can receive your sponsor-branded ticket at your booth or at the conference check-in.

Congress Reunion Meet Up & Tweet Up
$15,000
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Join us to celebrate, catch up with old friends, and make new ones as we return to live payroll Congress in style. Door prizes or giveaway can be included at the sponsor’s expense.

Chapter Exchange Reception
Sponsored by Wisely Pay by ADP
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Come support the profession and dedication while your company’s staff network with chapter leaders from more than 123 chapters across the nation as they celebrate their Annual Chapter Awards Ceremony. Attendees will receive a customized branded giveaway, in addition to door prize(s) your company provides. As the sponsor you will be given 150 drink tickets to pass out during the evening.

Sponsor Giveaway Item
$15,000 each
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These sponsored items will be given at Payroll Congress Check-In. Contact the Expo Team for selection/branding options.

Please Note: Some sponsorships may have been already contracted or are out for proposal to a potential sponsor.

2022 Congress Additional Opportunities

2022 Congress Additional Opportunities

Optimize your company’s presence while at Payroll Congress by taking advantage of these additional opportunities around the convention center all week. Please note: We can offer discounted rates on multiple orders. For more details on any of the below opportunities please feel free to contact the Expo Team.

Room Drop – $9,000

Have your supplied flyer or small item delivered to each attendee’s room at the MGM Grand

Private Expo Demo Session – $3,000

Located on the Expo floor you may use this 20 x 20 hard-wall build out room with 25 chairs and electricity provided. Your demo session can be up to 45 minutes on your choice of day and time (Expo days only)

Conference Bag Insert – $5,000 (4 of 4 available)

Maximize your on-site exposure and get your message into attendees’ hands by providing a single page, promotional flyer that will be placed inside every conference bag that attendees receive at Check-In.
– Pre-printed materials requirements: 8.5″ x 11″ maximum size, must lay flat. 1-page Max

Private Expo Meeting Room – $4,000

10×20 Room with a door, furnished meeting table, and six chairs. Additional set up available upon request and not included in cost. Room locations will be towards the back of the expo

Pre-Show Registration List – $3,000

Digital Pre-Show Attendee List (one-time use) First Name, Last Name, Title, Company Name, Company Size (if provided), Email, City, State, Country, Postal Code. Registration list provided 4 weeks before show.

Expo Map Branding – $250

Have you company logo displayed at the bottom of the expo map and it link to your booth. Contact the Expo Team for more information

Congress Today Advertising Options – Pricing Varies

Contact the Expo Team for more information and pricing

Venue Branding Options – Pricing Varies

Contact the Expo Team for more information and pricing

Please contact the Expo Team for more information.

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