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Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

May 8-10, 2019 // Marriott Wardman Park // Washington, DC

Sponsoring and exhibiting can be an important tool in improving your company's name recognition and enhancing your reputation within the futures and derivatives industry. By participating in L&C 2019, you will lend support to an informative and important event.

Your sponsorship fee will assist with general conference support, program support as well as refreshment breaks and networking events.

Sponsorship Category

Exhibitor Only
Registration Benefits
Full Conference Registrations
(includes L&C Division Membership)
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Print Benefits
Ad in Conference Program Full Page Half Page    
Profile in Conference Program 200 words 100 words 50 words Logo
Logo in Conference Program
Digital Media Benefits
Logo on Conference Website
Ad on Conference Website      
Top Billing      
Logo in Mobile App
Profile in Mobile App  
Additional Benefits
Attendee Bag Insert
Branding in Pre- and Post-Event Marketing Materials
Signage & Meeting Room Slides
2 Client Memos provided to attendees  
6' Table Top Exhibit (if available)
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* Sponsorship Recognition Program does not apply to Partners

Please choose your sponsorships below.

Platinum Level ($10,000/$12,000)

Evening Reception

Evening Cocktail Receptions offer attendees the opportunity to come together and catch up on the day’s events in an enjoyable informal setting. These events are offered as co-sponsorships, with a maximum of two sponsors per event.

Wednesday – Opening Cocktail Reception (Co-Sponsored)

Limited sponsorships opportunities available!

Keynote Speaker and Lunch (Co-Sponsorship)

Limited Opportunities Available!

Contact Toni Vitale Chan, +1 312.636.2919, for more information

Conference Lanyards (Co-Sponsored with FIA L&C)

What better way to leave an impression than to see attendees wearing your name! Name badge lanyards are worn around the neck of each attendee to gain access to sessions.

Gold Level ($8,000/$9,600)

Wi-Fi for Attendees

Exclusive opportunity

Provide complimentary Wi-Fi access to conference attendees. Wi-Fi access can be customized with your company name and/or message using the login access key. Sponsorship includes branding on internet landing page, signage and logo branding on event marketing materials.

Charging Stations

Exclusive opportunity

Branded charging stations will be strategically placed near the registration area, which is the attendee gathering hub during scheduled continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunches. Sponsoring firm’s logo will be uploaded and displayed on digital monitors acknowledging the sponsorship.

Conference Tote Bags (Co-Sponsored with FIA L&C)

Exclusive opportunity

Want to continue promoting your company even after the show is over? Branded tote bag provided by sponsoring firm and distributed to all attendees. Tote Bag will be distributed with registration materials to attendees during registration.

Branded Bottled Water

Exclusive opportunity

Quench the thirst of all L&C attendees by sponsoring bottles of water that are placed throughout the venue & on the session stages.

Mobile App

Exclusive opportunity

The FIA L&C Mobile App affords a sponsoring firm maximum exposure with branding on the Mobile App Splash page.  This exclusive sponsorship opportunity is a downloadable app, at no additional cost to all attendees, captures all program materials that includes the agenda, schedule, speaker bios, attendee list, sponsors, linked-in/twitter options, and more!

Silver ($6,000/$7,200)

Sponsored Session

Only 3 opportunities available!

Sponsorship includes:

  • A 75-minute time slot in the official L&C program
  • A branded session easel sign
  • Access to a laptop and screen for PowerPoint presentations
  • Listing in the official L&C conference program
  • Consultation with FIA programming about topics

For more information about scheduling and sponsorship options, please contact Toni Vitale Chan +1 312.636.2919

Note: All topics must be approved through the FIA programming. Time slots are limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Previous time slots will not be held.

Arrival Hospitality (Co-Sponsorship)

2 co-sponsorships available

Welcome attendees and help promote networking with this event. As attendees continue to check-in throughout the afternoon, refreshments and a light fare will be available. Acknowledgment of sponsoring firm on signage and program material.

Networking Breaks (Co-Sponsored)

Networking Refreshments, hosted in the exhibits area, offers a variety of healthy options along with hot and cold beverages. Sponsorship offers prominent branding on signage and branding as sponsor of the morning networking break

Wednesday Afternoon Break (Co-Sponsored)

2 co-sponsorship available

Thursday Morning & Afternoon Breaks (Co-Sponsored)
Friday Morning Break (Co-Sponsored)

2 co-sponsorship available

Friday Lunch (Co-Sponsorship)

2 co-sponsorships available

Continental Breakfast (Co-Sponsored)

Continental Attendee Breakfast will include a variety of breakfast choices along with hot coffee and tea, allowing attendees time to network.

Thursday Morning Breakfast (Co-Sponsored)

2 co-sponsorship available

Friday Morning Breakfast (Co-Sponsored)

2 co-sponsorship available

Cocktails in the Exhibit Area (Co-Sponsored)

Co-Sponsor the Thursday end-of-day cocktail hour and provide L&C attendees with a perfect networking opportunity to wrap up their day.

Thursday Cocktail Hour (Co-Sponsored)

Limited number of opportunities available!

Daily Newspaper Sponsorship

Daily newspapers with sponsor’s logo affixed in upper right corner acknowledging sponsorship. These papers are strategically placed in a central location offering convenient access for attendees each morning.

Financial Times
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post
Pens & Notepads (Sponsor to Provide)

Exclusive opportunity

Company branded pens and notepads are distributed during registration and are available during the general session for attendees who wish to use them throughout the event.

Tote Bag Insert (Sponsor to Provide)

All Tote Bag inserts are to be co-branded FIA L&C. They will be produced and provided by the sponsoring company, which will be distributed to all conference attendees.

Mobile Device Charging Sticks
Luggage Tag
International Power Converter
Other items (require pre-approval)

If you have an item you would like to include that is not listed above, please contact Toni Vitale Chan for more information.

Exhibit Opportunities ($5,000/$6,000)

Table Top Exhibit Space

Table top exhibit space at the conference as well as acknowledgement via logo display in multiple locations throughout the event venue.

Table top exhibit space also includes two (2) Exhibitor Booth Personnel passes.

*Please note that the Exhibitor Booth Personnel passes are only for attendees who are staffing the booth. They are able to attend the networking events but they cannot attend conference sessions. If you require more than two (2) booth personnel passes, they must purchase a full conference pass.

Add-On Options ($2,500/$3,000)

Only available to current sponsors/exhibitors

Hotel Room Drop (Sponsor to Provide)

Have your company's information be the first thing attendees see when they arrive at their room! Arrange a hotel room distribution, and your selected item will be delivered to the room of all attendees staying at the Marriott Wardman Park. Distribution Item MUST be pre-approved before application is signed.

Wednesday Evening
Wednesday Overnight
Thursday Evening
Thursday Overnight

Access Fees

Table Top Exhibit Space Upgrade

Only available to current sponsors

Table top exhibit space at the conference as well as acknowledgement via logo display in multiple locations throughout the event venue.

Upgrade includes: 

  • A 6’ Table Top Exhibit Space
  • One (1) Full Conference pass
  • Two (2) Exhibitor Booth Personnel passes

*Please note that the Exhibitor Booth Personnel passes are only for attendees who are staffing the booth. They are able to attend the networking events but they cannot attend conference sessions. If you require more than two (2) booth personnel passes, they must purchase a full conference pass.

Affiliate Access Fees

Meeting and event space at the conference venue is reserved for participating sponsors and exhibitors. The Affiliate Access Fee allows those who are not Sponsoring or Exhibiting at L&C to host their event on-site at the conference and the rate is based on the size of your event.

*The Affiliate Access Fee helps FIA maintain the integrity of this flagship event and does not go towards rental or other charges at the venue. 
*Sponsor agrees not to sponsor group functions such as group meetings, tours, film showings, speeches, or other activities during exhibit hours or at a time which would conflict with any officially programmed event.

Events up to 50 people (not current sponsors/exhibitors)

Waived for current L&C Sponsors and Exhibitors.

Events up to 100 people (not current sponsors/exhibitors)
Events up to 100 people (current sponsors/exhibitors)
Events over 100 people

This fee is applicable to any event occurring during L&C regardless of Sponsorship/Exhibitor status


FIA Member Pricing

As an FIA Member, you are eligible for the member rate for your selected sponsorship. If you are an FIA Member, select your sponsorship and then select your firm from the list below. Click Select and Continue.

Leave blank if your firm is not an FIA member

If you are NOT an FIA Member, select your sponsorship and click Select and Continue.

** Multiple sponsors are allowed.

For more information or to discuss these opportunities contact:
Toni Vitale Chan | Vice President, Business Development | T: +1.312.636.2919 | E: