Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor or Exhibitor at VA-1?

Each year more than 500 tourism and hospitality professionals gather together for the Commonwealth’s only statewide Summit focused on growing travel and tourism investment. Now’s your chance to reach an engaged audience of Virginia’s top tourism advocates.

VA-1 and Partners reserve the right to edit these sponsorships and/or inclusions at any time.

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Presenting Sponsor — $25,000 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $26,700

Benefits include: presenting sponsor status; category exclusivity; right of first refusal for 2020; name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 4 minute speaking opportunities at one general session and two breakout sessions; acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; advertising opportunities (back of name badge, digital communications, branded post-event email, and more); prime 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape/free electricity; reserved table/seats (8) at lunch and breakfast (Monday & Tuesday); 4 tickets to Sunday VADMO kickoff event; 2 tickets to Content Marketing Workshop; 8 complimentary event registrations (plus 25% discount on additional registrations).


Monday Opening General Session + Lunch Sponsor — $12,500 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $15,300

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 4 minute speaking opportunity at Monday opening general session; acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; digital advertising opportunity; prime 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape/free electricity; reserved table/seats (8) at Monday lunch; 4 tickets to Sunday VADMO kickoff event; 2 tickets to Content Marketing Workshop; 8 complimentary event registrations (plus 25% discount on additional registrations).


Host City Sponsor — $10,000 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $12,500 — SOLD

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 4 minute speaking opportunity at Monday night opening reception; acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; digital advertising opportunity; prime 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape/free electricity; reserved table/seats (4) at Monday/Tuesday lunch; 2 tickets to Sunday VADMO kickoff event; 2 tickets to Content Marketing Workshop; 4 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Tuesday Closing General Session + Lunch Sponsor — $10,000 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $13,000 — SOLD

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 4 minute speaking opportunity at Tuesday closing general session; acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; digital advertising opportunity; prime 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape/free electricity; reserved table/seats (4) at Tuesday lunch; 2 tickets to Sunday VADMO kickoff event; 2 tickets to Content Marketing Workshop; 4 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Monday Night Opening Reception Sponsor — $8,500 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $11,100

— Monday Night Opening Reception is conducted in the exhibit hall following Monday’s conference activities. —

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 3 minute speaking opportunity at Monday night Opening Reception; acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; prime 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape/free electricity; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 4 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Tuesday Opening General Session + Breakfast Sponsor — $7,500 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $10,400

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 2 minute speaking opportunity at Tuesday opening general session; acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; prime 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; reserved table/seats (4) at Tuesday breakfast; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


 Tourism Works Lounge Sponsor — $7,500 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $10,600

— Open during conference hours, this lounge is designed to be a productive space for attendees that need a few minutes to work or recharge. —

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; exclusive naming rights to the Tourism Works Lounge; name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); logo recognition on one charging station (in Lounge area); acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; prime 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Media Sponsor — $5,000 3 Opportunities Remain, valued at over $7,500 each

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name & logo recognition (event website, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Registration Sponsor — $5,000 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $7,500

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name and/or logo recognition (event website, mobile app, digital communications, social media, printed materials, registration signage); advertising opportunity in attendee confirmation email; logo on co-branded name badge lanyard; 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


 Breakout/Panel Sponsor — $5,000 — 3 Opportunities Remain, valued at over $6,200 each

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; opportunity to curate session content and/or serve as moderator during session; name and/or logo recognition (event website, digital communications, social media, printed materials, session signage); 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Student Conference Sponsor — $5,000 — Exclusive Opportunityvalued at over $6,200

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; opportunity to curate session content and/or serve as moderator during session; name and/or logo recognition (event website, digital communications, social media, printed materials); 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Social Wall Sponsor — $5,000 — Exclusive Opportunityvalued at over $6,800 — SOLD

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; opportunity to curate social wall content; name and/or logo recognition (event website, digital communications, social media, printed materials); 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Dessert Break Sponsor — $5,000 — Exclusive Opportunityvalued at over $5,500 — SOLD

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name and/or logo recognition (event website, digital communications, social media, printed materials, break signage); 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 1 ticket to Content Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Monday Content Marketing Workshop Sponsor — $3,500 — Exclusive Opportunityvalued at over $4,500 — SOLD

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; opportunity to curate session content and/or serve as moderator during session; name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials, session signage); 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Coffee Break Sponsor — $3,500 — 3 Opportunitiesvalued at over $3,700 each

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials, break signage); 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


 Supporting Sponsor — $2,000 — 7 Opportunities Remainvalued at over $2,900 each

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials); 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; 1 complimentary event registration (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


 Charging Station Sponsor — $2,000 — 4 Opportunitiesvalued at over $2,600 each

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; logo recognition on one charging station; name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials); 1 complimentary event registration (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Keycard Sponsor — $2,000 — Exclusive Opportunityvalued at over $2,600

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; logo recognition on hotel key cards; name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials); 1 complimentary event registration (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Entertainment Sponsor — $2,000 2 Opportunitiesvalued at $2,200

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials, session signage); 1 complimentary event registration (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Beverage Sponsor (in kind) — $2,000 5 Opportunitiesvalued at $2,200

Benefits include: right of first refusal for 2020; name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials, session signage); 1 complimentary event registration (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Exhibitor — $1,050 ($950 for VRLTA or VADMO Members) Just 20 Opportunities Remainvalued at over $1,400

Benefits include: 8′ x 10′ exhibit space with table/chairs/pipe + drape; name in printed program; 1 complimentary event registration (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).

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