Sponsorship

Dairy Strong Sponsorship Program

Sponsors partner with Dairy Strong on a yearly basis and enjoy exposure during the year through web and social media, printed materials and at Dairy Strong related events. The Janaury conference serves as the capstone for Dairy Strong and provides additional opportunities for sponsors to gain recognition and engagement.

Platinum – ($15,000)

  • Automatic seat on the Dairy Strong Advisory Committee that works to determine content and speakers for conference and related events
  • Ability to provide speakers for Conference seminars where appropriate
  • Logo and link placement on the home page of the Dairy Strong website for one full year
  • Complimentary 10×20 exhibit booth at Dairy Strong Conference
  • Preferred booth placement
  • Live recognition during Dairy Strong conference
  • Half-page ad in Dairy Strong conference guide
  • Ability to provide recorded video messages to pre-registered and potential attendees
  • Priority sponsorship opportunity for Dairy Strong related events
  • Logo on Dairy Strong mobile app
  • Two additional registrations for Dairy Strong conference (six total)
  • 40 additional drink tickets for Dairy Strong Conference
  • NEW! 16 free farmer registrations to offer your clients

PLUS everything provided to Gold level below

 Gold – ($9,000)                                                                                

  • Access to Dairy Strong attendee mailing list
  • Access to participant lists from Dairy Strong related functions during the year
  • Complimentary 10×10 exhibit space at conference trade show
  • Logo in pre-conference brochure mailed to dairy farmers across the Midwest (If confirmed by Aug 15)
  • One additional registration for Dairy Strong conference (four total)
  • 25 additional drink tickets for Dairy Strong conference
  • NEW! 10 free farmer registrations to offer your clients

PLUS everything provided to Silver level below

Silver – ($6,000)                                                                             

  • Company logo in Dairy Strong conference guide
  • Company logo on event signage
  • Company logo on AV display screens in main conference hall
  • Preferred exhibit booth placement
  • Logo and link placement on Sponsorship page of the Dairy Strong website for one full year
  • One additional registration for Dairy Strong conference (three total)
  • 15 additional drink tickets for Dairy Strong conference
  • NEW! 8 free farmer registrations to offer your clients

PLUS everything provided to Bronze level below

Bronze – ($3,000)                                                                           

  • Company name in Dairy Strong conference guide
  • Company name on event signage
  • Company name on AV display screens in main conference hall
  • Link placement on the Sponsorship page of the Dairy Strong website for one full year
  • Listing in pre-conference brochure mailed to dairy farmers across the Midwest (If confirmed by Aug 15)
  • On-site sponsor decal for booth
  • Listing in promotional E-blasts and E-news sent during the year for conference and related events
  • Mention on affiliated social media platforms
  • Listing on the Dairy Strong mobile app
  • Promotional use of the Dairy Strong logo and art
  • Two complimentary registrations for Dairy Strong conference
  • NEW! 4 free farmer registrations to offer your clients

NEW! Friend of Dairy Strong – ($1,500)                                                 

  • Company name in Dairy Strong conference guide
  • Company name on the Sponsorship page of the Dairy Strong website for one full year
  • On-site sponsor decal for booth
  • Listing on the Dairy Strong mobile app
  • Promotional use of the Dairy Strong logo and art
  • One complimentary registration for Dairy Strong conference
  • NEW! 2 free farmer registrations to offer your clients

NEW! First Time Sponsors                                                 

  • Applies to all levels, w/ purchase of sponsorship
  • Pre show meet and greet with the Dairy Business Association board members and corporate members to welcome new sponsors and share the value of Dairy Strong.
  • Receive an official “welcome” from Dairy Strong advisory committee member to check in during the conference and answer questions etc.

Additional Sponsorships                                                                     

NEW! Snapchat Filters ($500 per day, 2 available)
Looking to promote your presence on social media? This budget-friendly option gets you great exposure with a tech-savvy audience.

Program ($4,000) – SOLD

Lanyards ($2,500 + lanyards) – SOLD

NEW! Attendee Badges ($3,500) – SOLD

New automated on-site badge printing makes conference registration a snap! All badges feature your logo.

Mobile App ($3,500) – SOLD

The app features your logo on every page. Your social channels and website link are part of the app. Many attendees prefer to access information on  mobile.

Dairy Farmer Cash Giveaway ($1,500-$2,500) – SOLD
Farmers register to win $1,000 cash prize by completing a giveaway card when they visit booths in the trade show. Includes oversized check and the opportunity to present to the happy winner.

New Member Breakfast ($2,000) – SOLD
DBA and DBMMC host a special breakfast for new members at Dairy Strong. Staff, select members, and board members join together to welcome farmers and affiliated businesses who have joined both DBMMC or DBA in the last year. Sponsorship includes signage, table tents, the ability to provide marketing collateral as well as your attendance.

NEW! Registration Sponsorships ($5,000 ea, Five available)

Help keep Dairy Strong accessible to dairy farmers! No matter the herd size, taking time away from the farm is challenging. Dairy Strong is the only conference of its kind that offers two free registrations to dairies who pre-register. Farmers will self-select the registration sponsor of their choice and sponsors have the ability to offer product gift certificates or other materials directly to these individuals at registration. Attendee mailing list included with sponsorship.

Breaks and Meals

All break and meal sponsors receive mention in the printed conference guide, on the Dairy Strong website and on-site. Sponsor has the ability to have company representatives at the event to mingle with attendees.

Breakfast
Wednesday               $3,000 (1 available)
Thursday                   $3,000 (1 available)

Lunch
Wednesday              $3,000 (1 available)
Thursday                  $3,000 (2 available)

Dinner
Wednesday              $7,500 (2 available or exclusive for $15,000)

Desserts                $1,000 ea. (5 available)
Following Wednesday night dinner

Drink Tickets
Wednesday night – SOLD            $3,000

Light Appetizers         $5,000
Wednesday evening

Wine and Beer Tasting               $7,500
Wednesday evening – SOLD

Morning Break            $2,500
Thursday AM – SOLD

Closing Reception       

Appetizers                $2,500 (2 available)
Drink Tickets           $2,500 – SOLD    

Speakers

See sponsorship book for full details of sponsorships.

Keynote 1 (Dana Perino) – $30,000 – 2 available

Keynote 2 (Jack Uldrich) – $8,000 – SOLD

Keynote 3 (Growing Latino influence on food and culture) - $8,000 – 3 available

Panel Presentation (Farmer-led conservation group) – call for pricing

Panel Presentation (Through the lens of a Latino immigrant) - call for pricing

Band or entertainer – up to $6,500 (depending on cost of talent) – 1 available

Breakout Sessions & Innovation Stage 

Sponsors, exhibitors, previous attendees, DBA members were emailed in May asking for proposals for breakout sessions at the 2016 Dairy Strong conference. Proposals were due June 13. Sessions will be recorded and posted to YouTube.

Breakout Sessions, Choice of Five – each offered twice – $2,500 ea.- SOLD

Innovation Stage – held in the trade show area – $1500 ea. – SOLD

Download the “Call for Presenters” document to learn more about submitting a proposal

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities at Dairy Strong, contact Nicole Barlass at nbarlass@widba.com or (920) 980-3141 or Maria Woldt at mwoldt@widba.com or (608) 577-4345.

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Click Here to Download the 2017 Sponsor Brochure

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