Asset Management
Derivatives Forum 2017

February 6-8, 2017 | montage laguna beach | LaGuna Beach, CA

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Sponsor Recognition Program gives additional recognition to our sponsors who help us make the FIA/SIFMA AMG Asset Management Derivatives Forum 2017 a special event. Depending on the level of support, sponsors will receive the following items, in addition to what is included in their specific sponsorship:

Sponsorship Category

Registration Benefits
Sponsor Forum Passes 4 3 2
Buy-Side Client Passes 4 3 2
Digital Media Benefits
Logo on Forum Page
Mobile App
Additional Benefits
6' Table Top Exhibit Space
Two (2) Exhibit Personnel Badges
(Grants access to EXHIBITS only)
Delegate List
(name, firm affiliation, title, city, state, country)
Sponsor Recognition on on-site signage
* Sponsorship Recognition Program does not apply to Partners

Please choose your sponsorships below.


Member/Non-Member Cost: $10,000/$12,000
Includes: Five (5) Sponsor Forum Passes and Five (5) Buy-Side Client Passes

Forum Partner
Partnerships are available to asset managers, brokerage and trading firms by invitation only.
Your logo will appear prominently on the forum website separate from other forum sponsors, and also in pre-event and onsite marketing materials.

PLATINUM Sponsorships

Member/Non-Member Cost:   $16,500/$18,500
Includes: Four (4) Sponsor Forum Passes and Four (4) Buy-Side Client Passes

Evening Cocktail Receptions (Co-Sponsorship)
Evening Cocktail Receptions are scheduled for two (2) hours during the forum. Receptions are set with hot & cold buffet stations, passed hors d’oeuvres and open bar. Each event is located in an outdoor atmosphere (weather permitting) offering 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.

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Monday, February 6 – Welcome Reception
1 co-sponsorship sold
1 co-sponsorship still available
Tuesday, February 7 – Evening Reception
2 co-sponsorships available

GOLD Sponsorships

Member/Non-Member Cost: $12,500/$14,500
Includes: Three (3) Sponsor Forum Passes and Three (3) Buy-Side Client Passes

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

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General Session Audio Visual (Monday-Wednesday)
Prominent brand recognition of sponsorship included on General Session slide deck, viewed by all attendees as they enter the ballroom.
Lanyard (Provided by Sponsor)
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. FIA & SIFMA MUST approve lanyard prior to production.

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NEW! Sponsored Respite Lounge
Sponsor the area where attendees can sit down and relax, have one-on-one meetings, access email, etc. Sponsorship includes on-site signage and table tents. 

*Upgrade options are available including lounge couches, coffee (excluding during breaks), colored décor. Please contact Toni Vitale Chan +1 312.636.2919 or Diana Serri +1 212.213.1258
Social Media Wall
Social Media Wall display’s tweets and encourage attendees to engage using social media throughout the event - Social Media screen is strategically displayed in a high traffic location, branding sponsoring firm’s logo on dedicated sponsor screen and messaging, to be highlighted along with FIA and SIFMA messaging.

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Tote Bag (Provided by Sponsor)
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. FIA & SIFMA MUST approve tote bag prior to production.

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Networking Buffet Lunch Tuesday, February 7th (Co-Sponsorship)
2 co-sponsorships available   
This Networking Buffet Lunch offers sponsors prominent brand recognition on signage and program materials. Set in both an outdoor environment, as well as indoor, this lunch allows attendees to have one-on-one conversations with industry colleagues, clients and potential prospects.

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NEW! VIP/Speaker Hospitality Lounge
Hot and cold beverages as well as light snacks will be provided for VIP/Speakers in the hospitality lounge. Acknowledgement of your sponsorship will be displayed within the lounge.
NEW! Welcome Drink for Attendees
Take advantage of this opportunity to buy each attendee a drink of their choice (up to an $18 value) at the Lobby Lounge during their stay at the Montage Laguna Beach. Branded Drink Tickets acknowledging sponsorship will be placed in the forum tote bag and distributed to all attendees during registration.

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Wi-Fi Sponsor
Provide complimentary Wi-Fi access to forum 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.

SILVER Sponsorships

Member/Non-Member Cost: $8,500/$10,500
Includes: Two (2) Sponsor Forum Passes and Two (2) Buy-Side Client Passes

NEW! Afternoon Yoga
Sponsor the afternoon yoga sessions, organized by FIA and SIFMA. T-shirts will be distributed to all participants.
Continental Attendee Breakfast (Co-Sponsorship)
2 sponsorships available each day
Continental Attendee Breakfast will include a variety of breakfast choices along with hot coffee and tea, allowing attendees time to network.
Tuesday, February 7 - Attendee Breakfast (Co-Sponsorship)
1 co-sponsorship sold
1 co-sponsorship still available
Wednesday, February 8 - Attendee Breakfast (Co-Sponsorship)
1 co-sponsorship sold
1 co-sponsorship still available
Daily Newspaper Sponsorship
3 sponsorships available
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.

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Financial Times
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
Digital Show Daily Newsletter
2 sponsorships available
An exclusive opportunity to be the sponsor attendees see each time they look at their  Show Daily, which is created each evening, and distributed on the following morning (Tuesday & Wednesday) recapping the events of the previous day.
Tuesday, February 7 – Show Daily
Wednesday, February 8 - Show Daily
Morning Networking Refreshment Break
2 sponsorships available
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
Tuesday, February 7 - Networking Refreshment Break
Wednesday, February 8 - Networking Refreshment Break
Mobile App
FIA/SIFMA AMG Asset Management Derivatives Forum 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!
ON HOLD: Mobile Device Charging Sticks (Provided by Sponsor)
Co-branded charging sticks, produced and provided by the sponsoring company, will be distributed to all forum attendees.
Fun Run - Tuesday, February 7
Give attendees the opportunity to enjoy a nice walk/run on the coast during their stay in California. This early morning run, organized by FIA & SIFMA, offers 2017 Fun Run t-shirts and prizes for participating runners. 

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Pens & Notepads (Provided by Sponsor)
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.

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Arrival Hospitality
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.

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Hotel Room Key Cards
Hotel Room Key Cards are distributed to all attendees who are staying at the forum venue during hotel registration.  Key Cards are an effective measure to ensure your company’s brand has a presence during the event.
Pocket Program Guide
An exclusive opportunity to be the sponsor attendees see each time they look at their pocket program guide.

ADD-ON Options

Member/Non-Member Cost: $3,000/$4,000
All add-ons MUST be pre-approved before application is submitted. Add on fees will not combine with overall spend to increase your sponsorship category. 

NEW! Hotel Evening Room Drop (Provided by Sponsor)
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 Montage Laguna Beach. Choose from and evening room drop on Monday, February 6 or an overnight room drop on Monday, February 6 or Tuesday, February 7. Distribution Item MUST be pre-approved before application is signed.
*Sponsoring firm is responsible for all associated fees charged by hotel, which is in addition to the sponsorship fee mentioned above.
Monday, February 6, Room Drop (EVENING)
Monday, February 6, Room Drop (OVERNIGHT)
Tuesday, February 7, Room Drop (OVERNIGHT)
NEW! Tote Bag Insert (Provided by Sponsor)
Have a light-weight publication, flyer, promotional item, or gift that you would like attendees to receive? Here is your opportunity to do so. Purchase your spot to have it in the official forum tote bag. Sponsor should plan to send between 300-400 insert items. Distribution item MUST be pre-approved before application is signed.

Terms & Conditions:
All agreements are considered pending until written approval from FIA and/or SIFMA is given. All approved contracts are legal and binding. Sponsor agrees to provide any and all materials as outlined in the sponsorship. In addition, sponsor agrees they have read and understand and will hereby abide by the rules set forth in the attached Sponsor General Terms and Conditions. Refunds will not be given for cancellations under any circumstances and any unpaid balances remaining at the time of cancellation will be due immediately. 100% payment is due within thirty (30) days upon receipt of invoice or 90 days before the forum, whichever comes first. Management will, however, evaluate requests for refunds from those who feel they may have mistakenly entered into this contract.