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Showcase Your Company at the 2009 Fall Education Conference

The National Coffee Association’s Fall Education Conference provides in-depth education about coffee and the coffee business for roasters, retailers, and professionals from all segments of the industry. Highly regarded by attendees, this conference offers an opportunity for you to pair your brand with a program noted for providing expertise and quality education. Tours and hands-on demonstrations illuminating the domestic stages of coffee’s journey are paired with sessions to sharpen attendee knowledge about the quality of their product and the efficiency of their business operations. This unique coffee education experience provides the perfect opportunity to showcase the value of your product or service.

 Sponsorship Levels:

Platinum / Gold / Silver / Bronze

Download the Sponsor Brochure  • Download the Sponsor Request Form
 

Benefits for ALL levels:

•    Acknowledgment in “The Coffee Reporter,” the NCA’s newsletter and the official conference program
•    Recognition on NCA website with link to sponsor company’s website
•    Sponsor signage prominently displayed at event
•    Announcement of sponsors from the stage
•    Opportunity to reach 150+ coffee professionals from around the country
•    Global trade media coverage of conference
•    Opportunity for non-members to sponsor an NCA event
•    Affordable, intimate opportunity with large impact and scope

 

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS & BENEFITS

Platinum Level – Official Host Benefits:

•    Welcome attendees at the General Session on the first day of conference
•    Full page ad in conference program
•    Two conference registrations and two luncheon tickets
•    Table-top presence (placement subject to availability)
•    Company logo placed prominently on all conference signage 
•    Company logo placed in the official conference program
•    Product/gift given to attendees at registration (provided by sponsor)
•    Acknowledgment in “The Coffee Reporter,” the NCA’s newsletter
•    Recognition on NCA website with link to sponsor company’s website
•    Sponsor signage prominently displayed at event

Plus: One sponsorship event from Gold Level Events (see below)

Platinum Level Sponsorship - $10,000 - Contact Leecia Manning at 212-766-4007 for details about this unique sponsorship opportunity.



Gold Level Sponsorship Benefits:

•    Company logo placed prominently on all conference signage 
•    Company logo placed in the official conference program
•    Product/gift given to attendees at registration (provided by sponsor)
•    Acknowledgment in “The Coffee Reporter,” the NCA’s newsletter
•    Recognition on NCA website with link to sponsor company’s website
•    Sponsor signage prominently displayed at event
•    Announcement of sponsors from the stage
•    Recognition in official NCA Board Resolution

Plus: One Sponsorship event from the Gold Level (below)

Gold Level Sponsorship Events - $5,000 (Choose One)

•    Welcome Reception Official Host of Welcome Cocktail Reception October 26
They just arrived and are excited for the event…be the company to buy them their welcome drink! You will be introduced with fanfare and have the opportunity to welcome everyone to the conference by sponsoring this kick-off event. (TAKEN)

•    Conference Luncheon Official Host of Plated Conference Luncheon October 27
Speaker: Bill Hempstead, Anacafé
Associate your brand with this quality luncheon in a gorgeous dining room tucked away in this historic New York hotel. As the sponsor, you will welcome everyone and introduce this internationally respected speaker.

•    Official Host-Pre-Conference Port, Warehouse & Import House Tour
New York Container Terminal, RPM Warehouse and Royal Coffee New York, Inc.
From beginning to end, be the company to host this unique triple-header tour. Includes speaking opportunity in transit, purchase of lunch for attendees, and numerous opportunities for showcasing your company’s industry knowledge.

•    Official Host-Walking Tour of Cafés
Buying someone a cup of coffee is always a good way to do business…this tour will allow you to do it in style over and over, in some of the best cafés New York City has to offer. Includes speaking opportunity on the tour.

•    Official Host-Fairway Market Roaster Tour
From beginning to end, be the company to host this exciting tour. Includes speaking opportunity in transit, purchase of lunch for attendees, and numerous opportunities for showcasing your company’s industry knowledge. (TAKEN)

 

•    Other opportunities/ideas can be discussed



Silver Level Sponsorship Benefits:

•    Acknowledgment in “The Coffee Reporter,” the NCA’s newsletter
•    Acknowledgment in the official conference program
•    Recognition on NCA website with link to sponsor company’s website
•    Sponsor signage prominently displayed at event
•    Announcement of sponsors from the stage
•    Recognition in official NCA Board Resolution


Plus:  Sponsorship of one unique conference event from the Silver Level (below)

Silver Level Sponsorship Events - $2,500 (Choose One)

 

•    Co-branded Conference Bag given to all attendees at registration
•    Transportation for Tour of “Supply Chain Field Trip: Port and Warehouse Tour”
•    Transportation for Tour of coffee roasters
•    Networking Continental Breakfast Day One
•    Networking Coffee Service Morning of Day Two
•    Conference Coffee Break Day One
•    Other opportunities/ideas can be discussed




Bronze Sponsorship Benefits:

•    Acknowledgment in “The Coffee Reporter,” the NCA’s newsletter
•    Acknowledgment in the official conference program
•    Recognition on NCA website with link to sponsor company’s website
•    Sponsor signage prominently displayed at event
•    Announcement of sponsors from the stage
•    Recognition in official NCA Board Resolution

Plus: Sponsorship of one conference session from the Bronze Level (below)

Bronze Level Sponsorship Events - $1,500

The History of Coffee in New York (TAKEN)

“Greening” Your Operations: How and Why We Do It and How You Can, Too (TAKEN)

Cup of Excellence Comparative Tasting (TAKEN)

Water - The Other 98.5 % (Tasting Session) (TAKEN)

ROASTER ROUNDTABLE: Guided Discussion and Q&A on Key Issues for Roasters (TAKEN)

Continue the Conversation” Cocktail Reception (TAKEN)

Triangulation Cupping Workshop at ICE Futures Cupping Room

How We’re Navigating the Challenges to Run a Successful Coffee Business Today

Virtual Tour: Harvesting & Processing At Origin

Business Basics, Part One: Managing Your Business Finances

Importing 2.0: Navigating the “C” Market

RETAILER ROUNDTABLE: Guided Discussion and Q&A on Key Issues for Retailers

Business Basics, Part Two: Hiring, Training and Retaining the Right People for a Successful Operation

Commodities Market Primer & Beginners Cupping at  ICE Futures Cupping Room (TAKEN)


If you have any questions about these sponsorship opportunities, contact Gerri Buchanan 212-766-4007 or
gbuchanan@ncausa.org.

 

 

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