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Sponsor Prospectus

Why Sponsor at Smart Manufacturing Experience 2020?

The time is now for manufacturers to embrace smart technologies to ensure the future of their business. They’ve realized that the need to embrace smart manufacturing and start implementing these technologies to compete in the global marketplace. Engage with manufacturing decision-makers ready to explore and acquire smart manufacturing technologies.

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Sponsor Packages

This is not your typical event sponsorship experience, reaching far beyond the event with a results-oriented annual program, leveraging the collective resources of SME & AMT. Each package includes not only all the deliverables you need for a successful exhibit but also value-added industry exposure, lead generation, brand impressions, print and digital recognition and guaranteed leads.


This package is exclusively for 6 industry leaders. The package reaches far beyond the event with a results-oriented program that spans twelve months. Quantifiable metrics will be provided to our exclusive partners in the form of targeted leads and data, obtained through the event, custom lead generation programs, co-produced content, thought-leaderships and editorial support providing 2.5 million brand impressions.

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The Gold Package is reserved exclusively for 15 industry-leading companies. The package includes a turnkey featured exhibit as well as a results-oriented program that spans twelve months. The quantifiable metrics produced from this program will exceed 1.5 million brand impressions through print, digital and social programs and obtain 1,000 targeted leads through custom lead generation programs, co-produced content and thought-leadership.

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The Silver Package combines a truly turnkey exhibit space with the security of a fully guaranteed lead-generating marketing campaign, developed around your content. The included marketing program will obtain more than 200 targeted leads and generate more than three-quarter of a million brand impressions. This opportunity is available for only 30 approved industry leaders.


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The Bronze Package is a simple and convenient way to showcase your company’s smart manufacturing solutions to the targeted audience engaged at the event. It is designed for approved partners to efficiently participate by including a turnkey exhibit as well as pre and post event marketing campaign reaching over a quarter-million targeted prospects. This opportunity is limited to fifty technical leaders.

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Exhibit Space 400 sq ft 200 sq ft 100 sq ft 100 sq ft
Hard Wall Display & Unlimited Material Handling check check check  
Booth Package w/Electrical, Cleaning, Lead Retrieval, Carpeting & Furnishings check check check check
Full Conference Passes (Transferable) 6 4 2 1
Dedicated Hospitality Room check      
SME Corporate Membership check check    
SME Gala Invitation check      
SME Education Foundation Donation check      
Total Lead Generated (In addition to exhibit space leads) 2,000 1,000 200  
Exclusive Headline Sponsorship (Keynote or Networking Event) check      
Custom Presentation or Roundtable check      
Editorial Feature (Smart Manufacturing Magazine or check      
Exclusive Conference Track Sponsor or Featured Presentation   check    
Knowledge Bar Discussion check check check check
Custom Podcast 2 2 1  
Custom Webinar 2 1    
Custom Survey check      
Custom Lead-Gen Marketing Program check check check  
Total Brand Impressions 2.5 Mil + 1.5 Mil + 750K + 250K +
Exclusive Branding Component 1      
Smart Manufacturing Magazine Advertising 6X - Full Page 3X - Full Page 2X - Half Page  
Smart Manufacturing Experience Directory Ad 2 Page Spread Full Page Half Page  
Custom eNewsletter Ad check check    
Retargeting Campaign 25K Impressions 10K Impressions Choice of Retargeting or Social Media Campaign  
Social Media Campaign check check Choice of Retargeting or Social Media Campaign  
Ad or Recognition in Event Attendee Highlight Brochure Full Page Logo Recognition Recognition Recognition
Ad or Recognition in Event Attendee Detail Brochure Half Page Logo Recognition Recognition Recognition
Virtual Storefront check      
Advanced Marketing Program (Enhanced Listing & Virtual Bag) check check check check
Printed Guest Passes ($100 value each) 200 100 50 25
Networking Function Food or Beverage Station in Your Space 25 Tickets ($75 value each) 10 Tickets ($75 value each) 5 Tickets ($75 value each)

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77% of Smart Manufacturing Experience attendees influence equipment purchase decisions for their company. Engage with them while gaining second-to-none industry exposure. Complete the inquiry form and someone from our SMX team will contact you about the opportunities available.