Brand Visibility

Broaden your visibility during the conference to drive attendees to your booth, promote your engagement in the conference or highlight your products and solutions to the local elected officials and municipal staff in attendance. There are various opportunities that can be bundled with exhibit booth and conference sponsorships to maximize your visibility with the attendees.

Conference Program Book Ads

$2,500 - full page; $1,500 - half page

Give your company visibility on-site by placing an ad in the conference program book. For four days, over 3,000 attendees will see your ad each time they consult the program book. Your ad will also be included in the digital version of the program book, which will be linked on the NLC website. Ads are full-color and available in two sizes.

Official Conference T-Shirt

Sponsor the official conference t-shirt, which will be the featured giveaway (quantity will be limited) in the exposition hall Wednesday - Thursday, November 19 & 20.  This is a promotional item that will be used during the event and long after the conference concludes, providing maximum marketing impact.

Hotel Key cards, Door Drops, or Mirror Ads

$10,000 per hotel plus expenses (multiple hotel discount available)

Sponsor the conference headquarters hotel key cards and have your company's logo on the minds of each attendee at the conference headquarters hotel. Or deliver your message directly to attendees in their rooms with a door drop featuring marketing materials from your company. Another option is to place your message on a plastic adhesive ad and ensure your message is seen through a hotel mirror ad. 

Device Charging Stations 

Sponsoring a device charging station will enable attendees to power up their smart phones, laptops, and other wireless devices without leaving the conference. During the recharging process, your company will prominently featured. Receive all the Cities PATRON benefits, plus: 

  • A sign thanking your company for sponsoring the device charging stations
  • Placement of company literature in the device charging station area
  • Recognition of your sponsorship in the conference program guide

NLC GO Mobile App

The mobile event app for NLC's 2014 Congress of Cities & Exposition provides you with the opportunity to connect with attendees in a unique and personal way. The custom designed app puts all event information at the attendees' fingertips - anytime, anywhere - with real time updates provided at the conference. The app is free and easy to download whether you are on an iPhone, iPad, iTouch, Android Tablet, or on other mobile devices. Options include Splash Screen, Promoted Posts, and App Selection opportunities. Custom deals are available. 

Place your banner ad throughout the NLC mobile app. Your company will receive exclusive, broad visibility as conference attendees consult the app for information about schedules, presenters, social media, event maps, and more.