Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor or Exhibitor at VA1?

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.

VA1 and Partners reserve the right to edit these sponsorships and/or inclusions at any time.

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Presenting Sponsor — $15,000 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $26,700

Benefits include: presenting sponsor status; category exclusivity; 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 (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 Monday; 2 tickets to Digital Marketing Workshop; 8 complimentary event registrations (plus 25% discount on additional registrations).


Monday Lunch Sponsor — SOLD

Benefits include: 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; 2 tickets to Digital Marketing Workshop; 8 complimentary event registrations (plus 25% discount on additional registrations).


Host City Sponsor — SOLD

Benefits include: 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; 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; reserved table/seats (4) at Monday lunch; 2 tickets to Digital Marketing Workshop; 4 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Closing Session — $6,000 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $13,000

Benefits include: name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 4 minute speaking opportunity at closing general session; acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; digital advertising opportunity; 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; reserved table/seats (4) at Monday lunch; 2 tickets to Digital Marketing Workshop; 4 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Opening Session — $6,000 Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $13,000 

Benefits include: name & logo recognition (event website, mobile app, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 2 minute speaking opportunity at opening general session; acknowledgement from speaker’s podium; 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; reserved table/seats (4) at Monday lunch; 2 tickets to Digital  Marketing Workshop; 4 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


 Tourism Works Lounge Sponsor — $4,000 — 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: 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; 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 1 ticket to Digital Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Media Sponsor — $5,000 2 Remaining Opportunities, valued at over $7,500 each

Benefits include: name & logo recognition (event website, media/press releases, digital communications, social media, printed materials, signage); 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 1 ticket to Digital Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Registration Sponsor — $3,000 — Exclusive Opportunity, valued at over $7,500 

Benefits include: 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; 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 1 ticket to Digital Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


 Breakout/Panel Sponsor — $2,500 — 9 Opportunities, valued at over $6,200 each

Benefits include: 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); 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 1 ticket to Digital Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Wellness Kit Sponsor — $4,000 — Exclusive Opportunityvalued at over $7,000 

Benefits include: name and/or logo recognition (event website, digital communications, social media, printed materials); 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 1 ticket to Digital Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


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

Benefits include: opportunity to curate social wall content; name and/or logo recognition (event website, digital communications, social media, printed materials); 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 1 ticket to Digital Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Dessert Break Sponsor — $2,500 — Exclusive Opportunityvalued at over $5,500 

Benefits include: name and/or logo recognition (event website, digital communications, social media, printed materials, break signage); 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 1 ticket to Digital Marketing Workshop; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Monday Workshop Sponsor — $3,500 — Two Opportunities, each valued at over $4,500

Benefits include: 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); 1 ticket to Digital Marketing Workshop; 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


Coffee Break Sponsor — $2,500 — Two Opportunitiesvalued at over $3,700 each

Benefits include: name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials, break signage); 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 2 complimentary event registrations (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


 Supporting Sponsor — $1,750 — 8 Opportunitiesvalued at over $2,900 each

Benefits include: name and/or logo recognition (event website, social media, printed materials); 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; 1 complimentary event registration (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).


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

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


Exhibitor — $750 ($895 for VRLTA or VADMO Members) valued at over $1,400 – 8 opportunities

Benefits include: 6′ skirted/draped table in exhibit area; name in printed program; 1 complimentary event registration (plus 15% discount on additional registrations).

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