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Conference Underwriting

Sponsorship Underwriting Opportunities

Key Benefits:

  • Focused visibility and alignment
  • In-Person message reinforcement
  • Variety of packages and investment levels
  • A cost-effective means of raising visibility while supporting PMBA

PMBA 2016 Annual Conference

May 31 - June 3, 2016
JW Marriott
New Orleans, LA

PMBA invites your organization to join us in New Orleans, Louisiana May 31- June 3 for the 2016 Annual Conference, focusing on key strategic, operational and financial issues confronting public media.

With over 200 attendees, sponsorship at the Annual Conference is an effective marketing and relationship-building platform providing access to key decision makers and leaders in public media. Your organization will have the opportunity to engage customers with your products and services and improve your relationship with key players in the public media industry. 

Should you see greater benefit in opportunities for year-round presence and visibility with PMBA, please contact Kathy Bradley, Director of Fundraising and Sponsorship at kbradley@pmbaonline.org or (703) 506.3292.

Click Here to View the 2015 Annual Conference Sponsorship Prospectus


Title Underwriter – $25,000 – Exclusive

Benefits and Recognition

  • Title Sponsor of the Thursday Keynote Luncheon at the 2016 PMBA Annual Conference and associated recognition throughout the event;
  • Recognition as the Title Sponsor in marketing and promotional materials, on-site program and signage;
  • Opportunity for a corporate representative to make two (2) minutes of introductory remarks at the Thursday Keynote Luncheon;
  • Sponsorship of the official conference tote bag to include your logo co-branded along with PMBA.
  • Logo and link to your homepage from PMBA's conference webpage;
  • Logo in conference program, rolling PowerPoint on Keynote and plenary screens and in conference marketing messages;
  • Six (6) full conference registrations;
  • One (1) Table-top display;
  • One (1) pre- or post-conference email communication sent on sponsor's behalf to PMBA membership (marketing messages must be approved by PMBA and sent via email);
  • Roster of opt-in attendees sent post-conference to include name, company address and phone;
  • Banner ad on the PMBA website for 90 days (pmbaonline.org) with a link to your homepage;
  • Premium placed full-page cover advertisement in the conference program;
  • Opportunity to submit an article for PMBA Statements e-newsletter.

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Executive Producer Underwriter – $18,000 

Benefits and Recognition

  • Sponsor of the Opening Keynote Session at the 2016 PMBA Annual Conference and associated recognition throughout the event;
  • Recognition as the Executive Producer Sponsor in marketing and promotional materials, on-site program and signage;
  • Opportunity for a corporate representative to make two (2) minutes of introductory remarks at the Opening Keynote Session;
  • Logo and link to your homepage from PMBA's conference webpage;
  • Logo in conference program, rolling PowerPoint on Keynote and plenary screens and in conference marketing messages;
  • Four (4) full conference registrations;
  • One (1) Table-top display;
  • One (1) pre- or post-conference email communication sent on sponsor's behalf to PMBA membership (marketing messages must be approved by PMBA and sent via email);
  • Roster of opt-in attendees sent post-conference to include name, company address and phone;
  • Banner ad on the PMBA website for 60 days(pmbaonline.org) with a link to your homepage;
  • Premium placed full-page cover advertisement in the conference program;
  • Opportunity to provide a premium branded item to conference attendees; and
  • Opportunity to submit an article for PMBA Statements e-newsletter.

Producer Underwriter – $10,000 – Two Opportunities

Benefits and Recognition

  • Sponsor of the Opening Reception or Closing Keynote Session at the 2016 PMBA Annual Conference and associated recognition throughout the event;
  • Recognition as the Producer Sponsor in marketing and promotional materials, on-site program and signage;
  • Opportunity for a corporate representative to make two (2) minutes of introductory remarks at the Opening
  • Reception or Closing Keynote Session; Logo and link to your homepage from PMBA's conference webpage;
  • Logo in conference program, rolling PowerPoint on Keynote and plenary screens and in conference marketing messages;
  • Three (3) full conference registrations;
  • One (1) Table-top display;
  • Banner ad on the PMBA website for 30 days (pmbaonline.org) with a link to your homepage;
  • Opportunity to provide a premium branded item to conference attendees; and
  • Premium placed full-page

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Director Underwriter – $6,500 – Two Opportunities

Benefits and Recognition

  • Sponsor of Conference Breakfast at the 2016 PMBA Annual Conference and associated recognition throughout the event;
  • Recognition as the Director Sponsor in marketing and promotional materials, on-site program and signage;
  • Opportunity for a corporate representative to make two (2) minutes of introductory remarks at one of the Conference Breakfasts;
  • Logo and link to your homepage from PMBA's conference webpage;
  • Logo in conference program, rolling PowerPoint on Keynote and plenary screens and in conference marketing messages;
  • Two (2) full conference registrations;
  • One (1) Table-top display;
  • Opportunity to provide a premium branded item to conference attendees; and
  • Half-page advertisement in the conference program.

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Trendsetter Underwriter – $3,000 - Four Opportunities

Benefits and Recognition

  • Sponsor of a conference Refreshment Break at the 2016 PMBA Annual Conference and associated recognition throughout the event;
  • Recognition as a Trendsetter Sponsor in marketing and promotional materials, on-site program and signage;
  • Logo and link to your homepage from PMBA's conference webpage;
  • Logo in conference program, rolling PowerPoint on Keynote and plenary screens and in conference marketing messages;
  • One (1) full conference registration;
  • One (1) Table-top display;
  • Half-page advertisement in the conference program; and
  • Opportunity to brand refreshment break and distribute promotional materials.

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Exhibit Booth - $1,500

Benefits and Recognition

  • One (1) Table-top display, two (2) full conference registrations, two (2) chairs, a wastebasket, and;
  • Recognition in the conference program.

Booths are assigned only after payment has been received in full, on a first-come, first-serve basis. Every attempt will be made to meet requests regarding location; however, PMBA reserves the right to reconfigure the exhibit hall if necessary. All requests are final. 

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Conference Program Advertising - $500 - $1,000

  • Half-page ad - $500
  • Full page ad - $1,000

All ads print black and white.

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Don’t See Something that You Want? Call Us!

For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact PMBA Managing Director John Chen at jchen@pmbaonline.org or Director of Fundraising and Sponsorship Kathy Bradley at kbradley@pmbaonline.org. Via telephone, please call 703.506.3292.  

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