America's largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention & trade show.

Investment Levels and Benefits

Maximize your marketing dollars!

Commodity Classic is where America’s farmers meet with success. It’s also the place where agribusiness meets with successful farmers. An investment in Commodity Classic positions your organization in one of these levels: Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze.

 

PLATINUM: $100,000 or more

Entitles sponsor to the following benefits:

 

  • Rooms and Meeting Space
    Company eligible for priority over Gold and Silver sponsors for room block and meeting space requests, based on space and room availability
  • Advertising Rates
    One complimentary 4-color, full-page advertisement in the Commodity Classic Program Booklet (must meet print deadline)
  • News Conference
    Two complimentary news conferences at Commodity Classic. Must submit a Request for Proposal, which will be emailed by Commodity Classic in late December, 2016. News conferences are not transferable and topics must be approved.
  • Convention Registration
    Two complimentary full-registrations

 

PLUS everything provided to GOLD, SILVER, and BRONZE below.

 

GOLD: $50,000 to $99,999

Entitles sponsor to the following benefits:

 

  • Advertising Rates
    Opportunity to purchase one 4-color, full-page advertisement in the Commodity Classic Program Booklet for $1,500 (Based on space availability) 
  • News Conference
    One complimentary news conference at Commodity Classic. Must submit a Request for Proposal, which will be mailed by Commodity Classic in late December 2016. News conferences are not transferable and topics must be approved.
  • Media List
    Use of the Commodity Classic media registration list
  • Demographic Data
    Complimentary post-show attendee demographics data disk provided upon request (one per company)
  • Booth Event/Drawing Additional Mention
    Inclusion of your company’s booth event/drawing in the detailed chronological section of the Program Booklet

 

PLUS everything provided to SILVER and BRONZE below.

 

 

SILVER: $25,000 to $49,999

Entitles sponsor to the following benefits:

 

  • Advertisement Rates
    Opportunity to purchase one 4-color, full-page advertisement in the Commodity Classic Program Booklet for $2,500 (Based on space availability)
  • Reception Invitation with Association Leaders
    Invitation to a private reception with ASA, NCGA, NAWG,NSP, AEM leadership at the Commodity Classic (Limit 15 participants per company for PLATINUM, 10 for GOLD, 6 for SILVER) 
  • Commodity Classic Planning Council
    Partnership in event planning, including a seat on the Commodity Classic Planning Council
  • Rooms and Meeting Space
    Company eligible for priority room block and meeting space requests, based on space and room availability

 

PLUS everything provided to BRONZE below.

 

 

BRONZE: $5,000 to $24,999

Entitles sponsor to the following benefits:

 

  • Registration Packet Insert
    Opportunity to target your key customers with a one-page insert in the registration packet (Fee)
  • News Conference Opportunity
    After press conferences for Platinum and Gold Sponsors are scheduled, Bronze and Silver Sponsors have the opportunity to submit an RFP to purchase a remaining open press conference slot for $5,000. News conferences are not transferable and topics must be approved.
  • Sponsor Recognition
    – Company name listed in:

     
    • Registration Brochure, if applicable, must meet deadline (mailed to more than 60,000 prospective attendees)
    • Onsite Program Booklet, must meet deadline (reviewed by more than 9,000 attendees on site)
    • Commodity Classic Website
    • Commodity Classic Mobile App

 

  • On-Site Signage
  • Company logo displayed before General Session on jumbo screens
  • Company recognition on Sponsor “Thank You” display located in a high-traffic area
  • Event-specific signage (sign or banner, as appropriate) recognizing company as event sponsor

 

  • First Right of Refusal
    First right of refusal for event investment at the next Commodity Classic (does not include What's New, Mini What's New, or Learning Center Sessions). Marketing opportunities vary based on venue and first right of refusal for these sponsorships is not guaranteed.
  • Event Host
    Opportunity for company staff to greet as event host, to gain contacts and recognition (as appropriate)
  • Promotional use of the Commodity Classic Logo
  • Commodity Classic Collector Poster (Upon request, while supplies last)

 

Contact Peggy Findley at (636) 677-4157 or e-mail: showdirector@commodityclassic.com

Or Abby Podkul at (314) 754-1345 or e-mail: apodkul@soy.org