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Banquet

Exhibitor $50,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive

Includes:

  • Company logo on Banquet tickets* (along with other Banquet-related sponsors’ name(s)/logo(s) as appropriate)
  • Company logo on front cover of the Banquet Program*
  • Back cover of Banquet Program to be reserved for an ad provided by Sponsor*
  • Company logo on signage at the entrance to the Banquet*
  • Sponsor recognition on the Special Events/Banquet webpage
  • Opportunity to provide a 45-second max .mov file (with audio) to run prior to the opening of the Banquet, as attendees are entering room
  • Recognition from the podium by the WCX Chair
  • Opportunity to provide gifts (at sponsor’s expense) to Banquet attendees – Optional
  • Twenty (20) Banquet tickets. Each individual attending Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (20) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

Honored Guest Reception

Exhibitor $50,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive

Invitation-only reception held prior to the WCX Banquet for over 200 invited Honored Guests, includes representatives from OEM and top-tier suppliers—CEOs and other top executives and engineering managers within the industry.

  • Company logo on Save the Date and invitations* (along with other Banquet-related sponsors)
  • Company logo on signage or other branded elements throughout the Reception area*
  • Company logo on drink ticket(s)*
  • Opportunity to provide .mov file to be played on screen positioned near the entrance
  • Opportunity for up to (4) individuals of appropriate level within sponsor organization to attend Reception
  • Ten (10) Banquet tickets. Each individual attending Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (15) One-day Full Conference Registrations **

VIP Check-in & Concierge Club

Exhibitor $50,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive
  • VIP Check-in
    • Sponsor recognition included on SAE invitations sent to VIPs prior to WCX
    • Sponsor recognition on VIP Check-in signage onsite @ the Concierge Club
  • Concierge Club
    • Opportunity for sponsor to provide static display (6’x6’ max area) and/or video to be featured on a monitor within the Concierge Club
    • Sponsor will have access to small private meeting room within access to/from Concierge Club (furnishing and setup will be at expense and coordination by sponsor)
  • Company logo on outside of structure positioned in Exhibit Hall
  • Company logo on beverage napkins, coffee cups and/or coffee sleeves
  • Breakfast, Lunch and beverages will be available daily, Tuesday-Thursday, for those who are registered appropriately and have Concierge access only. Escorting individuals not of appropriate level is not allowed.
  • Ten (10) Banquet tickets. Each individual attending Banquet must have own ticket.
  • Ten (10) VIP passes – provides full conference access Tuesday-Thursday, in addition to access to VIP Check-in services and the Concierge Club. No other passes as part of package receive VIP Check-in or access to Concierge Club.
  • Twenty (20) One-day Full Conference Passes (these passes do not include VIP check-in or Concierge Club access)

NEW! Hospitality Suites

Exhibitor Non-Exhibitor
Contact for details & pricing
  • Use of private meeting room at Cobo Center to host customers, meetings, proprietary displays, etc.
    • Activities and use of room should not include workshops or technical presentations that conflict with SAE technical programming or during scheduled networking functions
    • Company name and room number will be included in print and/or electronic directory; however, company may choose whether to have SAE indicate as “invitation-only” or “by appointment only”
  • No sponsor recognition or any other deliverables are associated with this add-on

Notes on Deliverables:

*Logo and other recognition is pending receipt of signed contract and necessary materials to meet applicable print, production, and/or shipping deadlines.

**One-day passes include one-day access to Technical Sessions, Tech Hub and Leadership Summit, Exhibition, daily lunch, and reception.

“Sponsor Recognition” unless explicitly stated may be company name in text or company logo and is dependent on spacing in collateral or promotion type and is at the discretion of SAE.

NEW! The Exchange Marquee

Exhibitor $100,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive

Co-sponsorship opportunities available—minimum of (3) at $40,000 each.

  • Company logo within the Exchange during non-sponsored panels, and static signage. Examples are listed below for reference – at discretion of SAE:
  • Static signage, Onsite AV screens or signage, Pre-event print and/or electronic mentions of The Exchange at discretion of SAE (ie: mobile app, agenda, etc.)
  • Access to The Exchange Green Room for networking
    • Access to the Green Room is limited to executives only from sponsoring company.
    • Green room is not to be used as company or personal meeting room or space – meeting room(s) or separate space may be contracted for meeting needs.
    • Branded elements throughout Green Room – examples listed, however final selection of items will be at the discretion of SAE: such as table tents, coffee sleeves, or napkins.
  • (20) Twenty Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket. (Co-sponsors will receive (10) Banquet tickets per company)
  • (20) One-day Full Conference Registrations ** (Co-sponsors will receive (10) one-day full conference registrations)

NEW! Keynote(s)

Exhibitor $30,000 each Non-Exhibitor
2 opportunities

Keynotes will present at The Exchange within the WCX Exhibit Hall.

  • Sponsor recognition, examples are listed below for reference – at discretion of SAE:
  • Onsite AV screens or signage, Pre-show print and/or electronic mentions of Keynote(s) at discretion of SAE (ie: mobile app, agenda, etc.)
  • Opportunity to provide printed collateral piece or giveaway item to be distributed as a seat drop during Keynote presentation(s). SAE must provide prior approval of collateral and/or giveaway.
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (15) One-day Full Conference Registrations **

Learning Lab

Exhibitor $30,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive

New location featured prominently on in front area of exhibits.

  • Company logo within the Learning Lab area*
    • Branded signage or other elements may be used within the Learning Lab at discretion of SAE
    • Print and/or electronic mentions of Learning Lab at discretion of SAE (ie: mobile app, agenda, etc.)
  • Sponsor may secure up to (3) separate 20-minute timeslots to deliver presentations and Q&A at the Learning Lab in the Exhibit Hall
    • – Exhibitors must provide presenter’s name, position, contact information, and title of presentation
    • Timeslots will be assigned and confirmed by SAE at its discretion based on time preference availability
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (12) One-day Full Conference Registrations **

Knowledge Bar

Exhibitor $20,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive
  • Company logo within the Knowledge Bar area*
    • Branded signage or other elements may be used within the Knowledge Bar at discretion of SAE
    • Print and/or electronic mentions of Knowledge Bar at discretion of SAE (ie: mobile app, agenda, etc.)
  • Sponsor may submit bio and brief topic description of subject matter expert(s) for consideration as part of the Knowledge Bar lineup. Information to be reviewed and vetted by advisory team.
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (12) One-day Full Conference Registrations **

Learning Lab Presentations

Exhibitor $1,000 each Non-Exhibitor
  • (1) 20-minute time slot to deliver presentation and Q&A at the Learning Lab in the Exhibit Hall
    • Exhibitors must provide presenter’s name, position, and title of presentation
    • Timeslots will be assigned and confirmed by SAE at its discretion based on topic & daily agenda
  • No sponsor recognition or any other deliverables are associated with this add-on

NEW! Leadership Summit Panels

Exhibitor $10,000 each Non-Exhibitor
Up to 11 opportunities
  • Company logo within the Exchange. Examples are listed below for reference – at discretion of SAE:
  • On-site AV screens or signage, Pre-event print and/or electronic mentions of sponsored Leadership Summit panels at discretion of SAE (ie: mobile app, agenda, etc.)
  • Opportunity to provide printed collateral piece or giveaway item to be distributed as a seat drop immediately prior to sponsored panel(s). SAE must provide prior approval of collateral and/or giveaway.
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (15) One-day Full Conference Registrations **

Notes on Deliverables:

*Logo and other recognition is pending receipt of signed contract and necessary materials to meet applicable print, production, and/or shipping deadlines.

**One-day passes include one-day access to Technical Sessions, Tech Hub and Leadership Summit, Exhibition, daily lunch, and reception.

“Sponsor Recognition” unless explicitly stated may be company name in text or company logo and is dependent on spacing in collateral or promotion type and is at the discretion of SAE.

NEW! Autonomous Demo

Exhibitor $20,000 each Non-Exhibitor
Multiple opportunities
  • Space TBD (either inside Cobo Center or on street immediately outside of facility)
  • Space for welcome counter (to be coordinated and/or provided by company) to staff a company representative, schedule rides, and capture via lead retrieval
  • (1) complimentary lead retrieval unit (hand held scanner unit)
  • Recognition on directional signage – SAE will determine type, qty, size and location of directional signage.
  • Recognition in pre-event Know Before You Go correspondence and other pre-show promotions, website and mobile app as deemed appropriate by SAE
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (12) One-day Full Conference Registrations **

NEW! Networking Lounge(s) in Exhibit Hall

Exhibitor $15,000 each Non-Exhibitor
Multiple opportunities
  • Company logo within Networking Lounge area onsite*
    • Lounge will feature seating and charging station
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (12) One-day Full Conference Registrations **

NEW! Start-up Pavilion

Exhibitor $20,000 each Non-Exhibitor
Multiple opportunities
  • Company logo within Start-up Pavilion area onsite* – Start-up Pavilion will feature turnkey displays for start-ups to display products, technologies and/or concepts
  • Sponsor(s) will have access to a private Pitch Pit area in which to schedule and host start-up company pitches
    • Pitches will be scheduled on a first come first serve basis
    • Pitch Pit will feature private structure, carpeting, conference table with standard seating, and 38-42” monitor w/stand for laptop.
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (12) one-day Full Conference Registrations

Networking Receptions in Exhibit Hall

Exhibitor $20,000 Each Non-Exhibitor
Tuesday or Wednesday
  • Company logo on signage or other branded elements throughout the Exhibit Hall and food and beverage stations *
  • Sponsor of entertainment during reception (type of entertainment TBD by SAE)
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (6) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

NEW! Collegiate Student Engagement Program

Exhibitor $15,000 each Non-Exhibitor
Multiple opportunities
  • Sponsorship will provide transportation to/from local university(ies) for students to attend WCX
    • Sponsor(s) will have reserved tables during lunch for students and can assign executives, engineers, YPs, etc to sit at each table for networking opportunities, and/or to guide students through event
      • Sponsor may develop agenda for students to suit recruitment needs. Agenda may include flex time to attend technical sessions in technology area of interest, lunch in the Exhibit Hall followed by tour of exhibit hall featuring key exhibits and Career Central.
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (12) one-day Full Conference Registrations

NEW! Continental Breakfasts in Exhibit Hall

Exhibitor $12,500 each Non-Exhibitor
3 opportunities
  • Company logo on signage or other branded elements throughout the Breakfast area(s)*
    • Examples may include branded coffee sleeves, napkins, table tents, floor decals, etc.
  • (6) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

NEW! Afternoon Networking Breaks in Exhibit Hall

Exhibitor $10,000 each Non-Exhibitor
2 opportunities (Tuesday or Wednesday )
  • Company logo on signage or other branded elements throughout the Exhibit Hall*
    • Examples may include napkins, snack containers (popcorn, roasted nuts, ice cream, etc), table tents, etc.
  • (6) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

WCX Mobile App

Exhibitor $10,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive

Sponsor the WCX event app! The app will provide attendees with the most up to date information on the WCX networking activities, technical program, exhibitors and sponsors, and more!

  • WCX Mobile App splash screen to feature sponsor-provided image (SAE to provide image specs)
  • Sponsor may provide image for banner ad, and URL to hyperlink to sponsor webpage (SAE to provide image specs)
  • (3) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

Notes on Deliverables:

*Logo and other recognition is pending receipt of signed contract and necessary materials to meet applicable print, production, and/or shipping deadlines.

**One-day passes include one-day access to Technical Sessions, Tech Hub and Leadership Summit, Exhibition, daily lunch, and reception.

“Sponsor Recognition” unless explicitly stated may be company name in text or company logo and is dependent on spacing in collateral or promotion type and is at the discretion of SAE.

Conference Tote Bag

Exhibitor $45,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive
  • Company logo on bag distributed to WCX attendees*
    • SAE will determine style of bag. Sponsor may choose color(s) from available options.
  • Opportunity to provide (1) piece of promotional material to be inserted into the bag*
    • Other sponsors may have the opportunity to provide tote bag inserts as collateral as well.
    • Promotional material must be shipped to (at sponsor’s expense) and received by SAE by provided deadline
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (9) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

Conference Lanyards

Exhibitor $45,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive
  • Company logo on lanyards distributed to WCX attendees*
    • SAE will determine style of lanyard. Sponsor may choose color(s) from available options.
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (9) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

Registration

Exhibitor $25,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive
  • Company logo on pre-registration confirmations sent via email
  • Company logo on the WCX Registration webpage
  • Sponsor recognition, along with SAE recognition, on signage throughout the Registration area in COBO Lobby
  • Sponsor logo on apparel (aprons) or accessories worn by onsite registration staff* (SAE to determine)
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (15) One-day Full Conference Registrations **

Pocket Guide

Exhibitor $15,000 Non-Exhibitor
Exclusive
  • Company logo on front cover of the Pocket Guide*
  • Back cover of Pocket Guide to be reserved for an ad provided by Sponsor*
  • (6) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

Technology Session Notepads

Exhibitor $10,000 Non-Exhibitor
Up to 6 opportunities

Choice of—1: Advanced Propulsion/Powertrain, 2: Automotive Electronics/Connectivity/IoT/Smart City, 3: Body/Chassis/Occupant and Pedestrian Safety Structure, 4: Design & Manufacturing, 5: Emission/Environment/Sustainability/Thermal Management, or 6: Materials and Lightweighting

  • Company logo and/or tagline printed on notepads for sponsored technology session(s) notepads
  • (3) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

Charging Tower

Exhibitor $7,500 Non-Exhibitor
Multiple opportunities
  • (1) charging tower to feature company logo on tower wrap or image area*
    • Charging tower(s) will accommodate smart phones and tablets, and will have a lock feature for devices
    • Sponsor may choose from select area(s) identified by SAE in which to place branded charging tower
  • Sponsor may provide video (no audio) to be looped on charging tower screen*
  • (3) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **

Conference Supporter

Exhibitor $7,500 Non-Exhibitor
Multiple opportunities
  • (10) Ten Banquet tickets. Each individual attending the Banquet must have own ticket.
  • (3) One-Day Full Conference Registrations **
  • Priority Points towards company accumulated total for WCX 2020 booth rebooking and sponsorship renewal
  • Sponsor Recognition in pre-event promotions as applicable*
  • Company logo on WCX event site with a hyperlink to company URL
  • Company logo in sponsor section of official event guide*
  • Company logo with company profile in WCX mobile app sponsor directory

NEW! Cobo Center Signage (Exhibitor/Sponsor Add-On)

Exhibitor Non-Exhibitor
Contact for details & pricing
  • Various branding options throughout Cobo Center, featuring hanging banners, escalator clings, etc. Contact for positions, details and pricing.
  • No sponsor recognition or any other deliverables are associated with this add-on

WCX Connect Directory Upgrades (Exhibitor Add-On)

Exhibitor Non-Exhibitor
Contact for details & pricing
  • WCX Exhibitors have various upgrade options to enhance company listings within the Online Directory and Mobile App Directory.
    • Upgrades can be accessed and paid for directly through your company’s WCX Connect Directory Portal
  • Sponsor recognition and deliverables are only applicable within the Online Directory and Mobile App.
  • No additional sponsor recognition or any other deliverables are associated with this add-on

WCX Mobile App Banner Ad (Exhibitor/Sponsor Add-On)

Exhibitor $1,000 Non-Exhibitor
Up to 10 opportunities
  • Exhibitor/Sponsor may provide image for banner ad, and URL to hyperlink to designated webpage
  • No sponsor recognition or any other deliverables are associated with this add-on

Notes on Deliverables:

*Logo and other recognition is pending receipt of signed contract and necessary materials to meet applicable print, production, and/or shipping deadlines.

**One-day passes include one-day access to Technical Sessions, Tech Hub and Leadership Summit, Exhibition, daily lunch, and reception.

“Sponsor Recognition” unless explicitly stated may be company name in text or company logo and is dependent on spacing in collateral or promotion type and is at the discretion of SAE.

Presenting Sponsor

Exhibitor $15,000 Non-Exhibitor
3 available

• 5-minute presentation prior to the final presentations
• Opportunity to provide a representative from your company to participate as a judge on the judges’ panel
• Signage at the presentation stage
• Slide with sponsor logos listed during the final presentations
• Logo recognition on the WCX/C2C website
• Logo inclusion in the event guide* *Contract and profile must be received prior to print deadline: February 25, 2019
• Inclusion in press release and promotional outreach to partici- pants and blog posts discussing the Challenge
• (9) One-day Full Conference Employee Passes (Includes access to the exhibit hall during show hrs, and technical sessions)

Add $5,400 to receive a 10’ x 10’ Exhibit Space in the C2C Pavillion at WCX
• Draped 8’H back wall and 3’H side rails (excluding Islands or bulk space)
• Booth identification sign (excluding Islands or bulk space)
• (12) One-day Full Conference Exhibitor Personnel Passes (Includes access to the exhibit hall before/after show hrs if necessary, and technical sessions)
• (6) One-day Full Conference Employee Passes (Includes access to the exhibit hall during show hrs, and technical sessions)
• Company listing and profile in either the printed Event Guide* and/or electronic Exhibitor Directory as applicable (*contract, profile and payment must be received prior to print deadline if applicable: February 25, 2019)

Gold Sponsor

Exhibitor $10,000 Non-Exhibitor
3 available

• Included on signage at the presentation stage
• Logo recognition on a slide listing sponsors during final presentations
• Logo recognition on the WCX/C2C website
• Logo inclusion in the event guide* *Contract and profile must be received prior to print deadline: February 25, 2019
• Inclusion in press release and promotional outreach to partici- pants and included in blog posts about the Challenge
• (6) One-day Full Conference Employee Passes (Includes access to the exhibit hall during show hrs, and technical sessions)

Add $5,400 to receive a 10’ x 10’ Exhibit Space in the C2C Pavillion at WCX
• Draped back wall (8’H) and side rails (3’H) (excluding Islands or Peninsulas)
• Booth identification sign (excluding Islands or Peninsulas)
• (12) one-day Exhibitor Registrations. (Includes one-day access to technical sessions, exhibits, and all other activities hosted within the Exhibit Hall).
• (6) one-day Customer Registrations. (Includes one-day access to technical sessions, exhibits, and all other activities hosted within the Exhibit Hall).
• Logo on the mobile app and in online exhibitor directory

2019 SAE Connected Vehicle Challenge Supporter

Exhibitor $5,000 Non-Exhibitor
Multiple opportunities

• Included on signage in the IoT presentation stage and on slide of sponsors during final presentations
• Logo recognition on the WCX/C2C website
• Logo inclusion in the event guide* *Contract and profile must be received prior to print deadline: February 25, 2019
• Mention in blog posts discussing the Challenge
• (3) One-day Full Conference Employee Passes (Includes access to the exhibit hall during show hrs, and technical sessions)

Notes on Deliverables:

*Logo and other recognition is pending receipt of signed contract and necessary materials to meet applicable print, production, and/or shipping deadlines.

**One-day passes include one-day access to Technical Sessions, Tech Hub and Leadership Summit, Exhibition, daily lunch, and reception.

“Sponsor Recognition” unless explicitly stated may be company name in text or company logo and is dependent on spacing in collateral or promotion type and is at the discretion of SAE.

Print Advertising Opportunities

Event Guide Rates
Back Cover $5,000
Inside Front Cover $2,500
Inside Back Cover $2,500
Inside Full Page $1,500
Inside Half Horizontal Page $1,000

Contact us for more information.

Vanessa Reddick
Event Sales & Development
724-772-7591
vanessa.reddick@sae.org

Linda Wagner
Event Sales & Development
724-772-4062
linda.wagner@sae.org

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