Sponsorship increases booth traffic up to 104%!*

*Center For Exhibition Industry Research

Guarantee your company extra exposure before, during, and after the Dairy Show by advertising or becoming a sponsor. IDFA has created a program of affordable sponsorship options—available exclusively to 2015 Dairy Show exhibitors—and designed to get your company’s name and logo front and center with attendees.

To discuss sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Robin Cornelison | | 202-220-3542

Sponsorship Tier 1 Logo Recognition Benefits Include:

Free Opportunities

Exhibitor Listing

As an exhibitor you receive a complimentary 350-character company listing complete with contact information in the Official International Dairy Show Program. Log in to your exhibitor portal for more information.

Benefits include:

Cross-Reference Listing

The Cross-Reference Directory will be printed in the Official International Dairy Show Program and listed in your company’s online profile—letting attendees know what business categories your company falls into. Log in to your exhibitor portal for more information and to update your listing today.

Platinum Pass Customer Invitations

Invite your customers and prospective clientele to visit your booth at the International Dairy Show 2015 with a complimentary Platinum Pass. Log on to the exhibitor registration page for additional information. A brief video tutorial of the process is also available.

Branding/Advertising Opportunities

Enhanced Exhibitor Listing: Gold $600 / Silver $375

NOTE: As of July 13th, upgraded listings will be online only – the printed deadline as passed.

Gain more exposure before, during, and after the event by strengthening your exhibitor listing both on the Official International Dairy Show Web site and in the Official International Dairy Show Program.


GOLD benefits:

SILVER benefits:

Website Advertising – $1,000 single page; $2,000 run of site – SOLD OUT

Display your button ad on the website. Options include the exhibit floor plan, educational session listings and more.

Dairy Show App – SOLD

This exclusive sponsorship includes your logo on the opening page of the Dairy Show app, upgraded listing within the app, and video placement in the app. All attendees and exhibitors will have access to this free app, putting the Dairy Show at their fingertips. and all Tier 1 benefits.

Convention Center Banner Advertising – Pricing Varies

Banners offer the biggest promotion possible at the convention center. Place your company prominently in front of industry leaders even before they set foot on the show floor. A complete list of banner locations and prices will be available soon. (All prices include production and rigging; sponsor is responsible for artwork.)

Banner locations can be viewed online here.

Floor Tile Advertising – $1,800

Strategically place floor advertising with your company logo and booth number in one of the high traffic aisles of the exhibit floor to grab the attendees’ attention and direct them to your booth. These 4′ x 4′ ads will include your company logo and booth number along with the IDFA show logo.

Aisle Banner Advertising – $5,640

Display your company name, logo and booth number at the beginning and end of your aisle. Highlight your company as attendees enter your aisle from both ends. There is only one opportunity per aisle, so don’t delay your chance to brand your company as attendees walk the aisles! Includes an upgrade to Gold exhibitor listing.

Conference Bags / Exclusive Sponsorship – SOLD

Attendees seek out the official conference bag to carry the collateral they collect while at International Dairy Show, making the official show bag the most popular item at the event.

Benefits include:

  • Production of 6,500 conference bags with company logo and booth number
  • Distribution in:
  • Attendee Registration
  • International Business Center
  • Information Desks
  • Sponsors’ booth
  • Press Room
  • All Tier 1 benefits

Conference Pens / Exclusive Sponsorship – $7,200

Whether taking notes in business meetings, while talking with clients on the show floor or back in their office—sponsoring the official conference pen is a great way to get noticed by attendees before they enter the exhibit hall and long after the show is over.

Benefits include:

Conference Notepads / Exclusive Sponsorship – $7,200

Notepads will be distributed outside the educational sessions during the show. Get your logo and booth number in front of the attendee all throughout the convention center.

Benefits include:

Lanyards – Co-sponsorship – SOLD

All attendees will be given a lanyard bearing your company’s logo to hold their name badge while at the 2015 International Dairy Show, Process Expo and InterBev Process. Take this opportunity to use the attendees as marketing multipliers for your company to ALL attendees of the three co-located show.  There will be one other co-sponsor on the lanyard.

Benefits include:

Convention Center WiFi – $18,500

This  sponsorship includes your logo on the opening page of the Dairy Show / Process Expo / InterBev Process free access WiFi at McCormick Place.  All attendees and exhibitors will have access to this free WiFi, putting your logo at their fingertips. The sponsorship includes a full page program & exhibit guide ad and all Tier 1 benefits.

Show e-Daily Sponsorship – Pricing Varies

Reach thousands of attendees and industry professionals by sponsoring the show e-Daily. With a fresh edition published each day of the show, this is an excellent opportunity to draw traffic to your booth and your website.  For additional information and pricing, please contact Tom Imbordino at or Amy Vodraska.

Shuttle Bus Advertising: Pricing Varies

Opportunities range from hotel lobby signs to headrest covers and even the exterior of the bus. For additional information, contact Bob Kaplan, or (p) 401-244-5219.

Hotel Advertising –  Pricing Varies

Get your company in front of the Dairy Show attendees when you advertise with the official Dairy Show hotels.  From room key cards to room drops, whatever your messaging we have an option for your company.  Pricing varies, contact IDFA for full details.

Show Guide Advertising:

The 2015 Show Guide will be printed with all three shows information: International Dairy Show, Process Expo and InterBev Process. The Official Show Guide is the ultimate resource and guide for information about the event. The handy guide contains several sections including General Information, Conference Program Information, the Exhibitor Listings, Exhibitor Cross-Reference and Associations Information.   Final pricing TBD.

Educational Opportunities

Exclusive Track Sponsor $6,000 / Individual Session Sponsor $1,800

The International Dairy Show’s robust education program offers a variety of sessions. From food safety, consumer trends, sustainability and more, this sponsorship gives your company the ability to promote your brand to attendees interested in your area of expertise.

Benefits include:

iDairyShow On-Floor Educational Theater Co-sponsorship $7,200

Located on the exhibit floor, the iDairy Show offers educational sessions on all four days.

Benefits include:

Pavilion Sponsorship: Exclusive Sponsorship $12,000 / Co-sponsorship $4,800 (4 available)

Located on the exhibit floor, the Pavilions offer attendees a targeted group of exhibitors offering equipment, technology and services in the following areas: Ingredients, Flavorings & Seasonings Pavilion; Distribution & Supply Chain and the Co-Packer Pavilion

Benefits include:

Innovation Awards Co-sponsorship $6,000 (4 available)

Located on the exhibit floor, the Innovation Showcase will highlight suppliers offering unique innovations to the dairy industry. In conjunction with the pavilion, IDFA will display the Innovation Award finalist. The award winners will be announce on the final day of the show, in the iDairyShow theater.

Benefits include:

Reception/Networking Opportunities

Opening Reception  Exclusive Sponsorship $16,800 / Co-sponsorship $4,800 (4 available)

Be recognized as the sponsor of the International Dairy Show Opening Reception! Held on the Dairy Show exhibit floor, the event is open to all attendees, this reception sets the tone for an exciting event, giving sponsors high level exposure!

Benefits include:

IDFA Chairman’s Reception and Dinner: Inquire For Pricing & Full Details – SOLD

An opportunity to reach the executive C-Level Who’s-Who of the dairy food and beverage industry.

Benefits include:

“Kick Off ” Coffee Breaks – Exclusive Sponsorship $12,000 / Single Day $3,600 (4 available)

Noting welcomes attendees more to the show floor than fresh coffee!  Be sure to increase your company’s exposure by providing attendees with coffee each morning, compliments of you!

Benefits include:

International Business Center (IBC) – Co-sponsorship $4,800 (4 available)

The International Business Center assists all international delegates at the show. This center provides translators, meeting rooms, electronic import/export matching, refreshments, and a lounge area for IDFA and FPSA attendees.

Benefits include:

Internet Café & Lounge Exclusive Sponsorship – SOLD

Located on the exhibit floor, the always busy café offers attendees a spot to sit down, relax and enjoy free Internet access. This opportunity will provide the sponsor conference-wide exposure and a platform on which to leverage your marketing message.

Benefits include:

Press Reception & Press Room Co-sponsorship $3,000 (1 SOLD – Only 3  available)

You can reach all of the domestic and international press attending the International Dairy Show by sponsoring the Press Room. Garner maximum exposure to the press and showcase your new product and/or services. There is no better way to reach the food industry press.

Benefits include:

Show Floor Networking Lounge – Multiple Locations Available – $7,000

Let attendees rest their feet thanks to you. Sponsorship includes signage in the lounge and opportunity to distribute promotional items directing attendees to your booth. Additional items such as massage chairs, coffee service and more can be added at cost.

Benefits include:

Closing Reception – Exclusive Sponsorship $9,600 / Co-sponsorship $3,000 (4 available)

The Closing Reception, held on the exhibit floor, offers a relaxed atmosphere for attendees and exhibitors to meet and network. The Innovation Awards will be announced at the close of the show—a must attend event!

Benefits include:

Please note: All sponsors/advertisers must be International Dairy Show Exhibitors for IDFA exclusive items. All artwork is subject to IDFA approval. All deadlines apply and are subject to change.

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