Sponsors

Increase your visibility and build your brand in 2017!

Serving as a National sponsor at PWX gives you instant exposure to thousands of attendees and builds your company’s image and name recognition within the industry and to key decision makers!


All National PWX Sponsorships include:
  • Recognition on the PWX Mobile App and the National PWX website
  • Strategically placed signage onsite at PWX
  • Additional APWA priority points (maximum of 10 additional points)
  • Sponsor ribbons for all your booth staff
  • Additional benefits provided as listed with each opportunity below
All sponsorships are subject to approval by APWA National. The Awards Reception, Young Professionals Networking Reception and First Timer’s Breakfast Meeting sponsor opportunities are open to all. The remaining sponsor opportunities are restricted to PWX Exhibitors only. 

To reserve your sponsorship opportunity, contact:
Brian Van Norman
Sponsorship Sales
800-848-APWA, ext. 5260
816-332-0489 (cell)
bvannorman@apwa.net

Available Sponsorships

Convention Center Wi-Fi (Exclusive)

Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
 Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
Sponsorship Fee $19,000
Priority Points: 10

Reserve sponsorship by 8/1/17 and have your company name or short phrase set as the password to access the Wi-Fi during the entire conference.

General Session

Add excitement and drama to your participation by capitalizing on the bang of 2,000 people packing the General Session room to hear renowned keynote speakers. As a sponsor, you will have the opportunity to have your logo displayed on the huge screens and you'll have the exclusive right to distribute your product literature in the room. In addition your company will receive verbal recognition as the general session sponsor. More than one General Session may be available.
Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
 Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
Sponsorship Fee $5,000 per day
Priority Points: 5


International Reception

International guests will have the opportunity to meet and network with each other at this reception on August 28th. You will receive signage with your company logo onsite at the reception as well as have the opportunity to meet and offer greetings at the reception.
Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
 Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
Sponsorship Fee $10,000
Priority Points: 10


Lunch on the Exhibit Floor (6 Opportunities)

Attendees will enjoy having lunch on the exhibit floor thanks to the sponsors. As one of the daily sponsors you will receive signage throughout the exhibit floor and recognition on the Mobile App with your booth location. Two sponsorships available per day August 27-29th.
Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
 Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
Sponsorship Fee $10,000
Priority Points: 10


Snack Break

Provide attendees with the opportunity to enjoy a variety of snacks as they walk around the exhibit hall to visit vendors. Your company logo and booth number will be on signage throughout the exhibit hall to provide additional exposure.
Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
 Gain ongoing and frequent exposure with this exclusive sponsorship to be the Wi-Fi provider sponsor for more than 5,000 attendees attending PWX. Your company logo and link to your website will be on the splash page as every attendee logs in to utilize the complimentary Wi-Fi service. This sponsorship will provide thousands of logo views and opportunity to link to potential new and ongoing customers. The sponsorship also provides for onsite recognition through signage and on the PWX mobile app.
Sponsorship Fee $3,500
Available for August 27-29th.
Priority Points: 4


Attendee Mobile App (Exclusive)

APWA will once again offer a Mobile App (iOS and Android) for the 2017 PWX. This opportunity allows your company to have exclusive sponsorship of the PWX Mobile App. The Mobile App will allow attendees to access PWX information on all sessions and exhibitors, ensuring that they are exposed to your logo and website links frequently during PWX.
Sponsorship Fee: $10,000
APWA will once again offer a Mobile App (iOS and Android) for the 2017 PWX. This opportunity allows your company to have exclusive sponsorship of the PWX Mobile App. The Mobile App will allow attendees to access PWX information on all sessions and exhibitors, ensuring that they are exposed to your logo and website links frequently during PWX.
Sponsorship Fee: $10,000
Priority Points: 10


Technical Tour Buses 

Connect with attendees who ride the hotel shuttle and reach a captive audience on Workshop Wednesday, August 30th for all PWX Attendees who participate in the technical tours across Orlando. In addition to being recognized through special signage and your company will have the exclusive right to distribute company brochures to all riders.
Sponsorship Fee: $4,000
Priority Points: 4


Name Badge Lanyards — SOLD

Make every show attendee a walking ad for your company! Instead of clipping a badge to their clothing, attendees will appreciate a lanyard to hang around their necks imprinted with your company name and logo.
Sponsorship Fee: Two options available – Sponsor to provide the 5,000 lanyards or sponsorship fee paid to APWA to cover lanyards. 
Make every show attendee a walking ad for your company! Instead of clipping a badge to their clothing, attendees will appreciate a lanyard to hang around their necks imprinted with your company name and logo.
Sponsorship Fee: Two options available – Sponsor to provide the 5,000 lanyards or sponsorship fee paid to APWA to cover lanyards.
Priority Points: 7 

Contact Brian Van Norman at bvannorman@apwa.net or 816-332-0489 for more details.


Attendee Badge — SOLD

Make your mark on PWX attendees as the badge sponsor. Your company logo prominently displayed on the back of ever attendees name badge. This opportunity provides ongoing exposure as attendees will do all the marketing for your company.
Sponsorship Fee $3,000
Make your mark on PWX attendees as the badge sponsor. Your company logo prominently displayed on the back of ever attendees name badge. This opportunity provides ongoing exposure as attendees will do all the marketing for your company.
Sponsorship Fee $3,000
Priority Points: 3



Awards Recognition Reception (Exclusive)

APWA’s Awards Program recognizes outstanding individuals, groups and chapters representing the best in public works. Celebrate with colleagues as we pay tribute to them for their achievements and contributions to the public works profession. The awards ceremony will be immediately followed by a special reception honoring our award winners on August 28th. Sponsor will receive signage with company logo onsite at the reception and on the reception tickets.
Sponsorship Fee: $3,500
Priority Points: 4


Young Professionals Networking Reception — SOLD

All APWA members age 35 and younger are invited to attend the tenth annual Young Professionals Networking Reception on August 28th. Guests will have the opportunity to meet and socialize with other young public works professionals. You will receive signage with your company logo onsite at the reception and the opportunity to offer a brief welcome/greeting.

Sponsorship Fee: $4,000
Priority Points: 4



Beer on the Exhibit Floor 

PWX attendees on the exhibit floor are sure to visit your booth and enjoy a refreshing beer. Sponsorship includes one keg of beer, bartender service, and signage in your booth. (Upgrade options and second keg available for additional cost!)
Sponsorship Fee: $1,500 per Opportunity
Multiple sponsorship opportunities available for August 27-29th.
Priority Points: 1


First-Timers Breakfast Meeting (Exclusive)

Over breakfast, first-time PWX attendees on August 27th will hear greetings from the APWA President; learn how to get the most out of the dollar and time investment in PWX; learn all about the educational sessions and tracks that APWA offers; learn how to use the exhibits to the best advantage; and in the process, make some lifelong acquaintances of public works people from around the world. Sponsor will receive signage with company logo onsite at the reception with the opportunity to offer a brief welcome/greeting.
Exclusive Sponsorship Fee: $4,000
Priority Points: 4


Popcorn on the Exhibit Floor

Imagine the smell of fresh popcorn wafting across the exhibit floor attracting attendees who will enjoy a snack in a bag branded with your company name, logo and booth number!Sponsorship Fee: $5,000 per day Multiple sponsorship opportunities available for August 27-29th. 
Priority Points: 5Imagine the smell of fresh popcorn wafting across the exhibit floor attracting attendees who will enjoy a snack in a bag branded with your company name, logo and booth number!
Imagine the smell of fresh popcorn wafting across the exhibit floor attracting attendees who will enjoy a snack in a bag branded with your company name, logo and booth number!
Sponsorship Fee: $5,000 per day (Multiple sponsorship opportunities available for August 27-29th)
Priority Points: 5


P.W. Paws

Everyone loves APWA's adorable10-ft-tall mascot. P.W. Paws is present throughout PWX to welcome attendees to sessions, entertain people on the exhibit floor and make special guest appearances at the social events. By sponsoring P.W. Paws, your company name, logo and booth number will be prominently displayed on the back of his vest bringing your company tons of visibility and smiles. Use P.W. Paws to drive traffic to your exhibit.Available August 27-28th.Sponsorship Fee: $1,500 pertwo hours/broken down into one hour increments.
Priority Points: 1
Everyone loves APWA's adorable 10-ft-tall mascot. P.W. Paws is present throughout PWX to welcome attendees to sessions, entertain people on the exhibit floor and make special guest appearances at the social events. By sponsoring P.W. Paws, your company name, logo and booth number will be prominently displayed on the back of his vest bringing your company tons of visibility and smiles. Use P.W. Paws to drive traffic to your exhibit.Available August 27-28th.
Everyone loves APWA's adorable 10-ft-tall mascot. P.W. Paws is present throughout PWX to welcome attendees to sessions, entertain people on the exhibit floor and make special guest appearances at the social events. By sponsoring P.W. Paws, your company name, logo and booth number will be prominently displayed on the back of his vest bringing your company tons of visibility and smiles. Use P.W. Paws to drive traffic to your exhibit. Available August 27-28
Sponsorship Fee: $1,500 per two hours/broken down into one hour increments.
Priority Points: 1

Badge Zone (Exclusive)

The PWX Badge Zone fun ribbons were a hit last year! Sponsor the 2017 Badge Zone with double the fun ribbons plus a custom ribbon made specifically for your company! Sponsorship includes company name and booth number on the Badge Zone sign and your choice of a one-color custom ribbon to be included in the offerings.
Sponsorship Fee: $2,500
Priority Points: 2


Chill Zone Recharge Station (2 Opportunities) 

PWX attendees will need a place to “chill” and “recharge” on the exhibit floor. What a great opportunity for you to sponsor a recharge station for participants to charge their phone or mobile devices while taking a few minutes to relax. Multiple brand placements are included in the furnished pods, complete with a water feature! Reserve early and choose the carpet color to match your logo.
Sponsorship Fee: $5,000
Priority Points: 5


Interactive Promotional Stations and Relaxation Station

From virtual sport fishing or golf, to virtual home run derby or auto racing—we can set up a full-service interactive experience for visitors to the exhibit hall. We can even set up an onsite themed relaxation station with back, neck, shoulder and foot massages—and your company will get all the credit for this great experience. This sponsorship is sure to give your company a big boost toward achieving your marketing goals and objectives. Call us for more details on how you can take advantage of this great marketing opportunity.
Sponsorship Fee: Cost varies
Contact Brian Van Norman at bvannorman@apwa.net or 816-332-0489 for more details.

National Roadeo — Equipment

Sponsorship Fee: $5,000
Sponsorship allows you two backhoes in the National Roadeo. Limited to 3 sponsors.
Please contact Amy Blaida for this sponsorship: amyblaida@whitaker-contracting.com or (813) 468-4576.
August 29

Become a Sponsor

Conference sponsorship is an excellent and affordable way to solidify your image as an industry leader and elevate attendees' experience.

To reserve your sponsorship opportunity, contact:

Brian Van Norman
Sponsorship Sales
800-848-APWA, ext. 5260
816-332-0489 (cell)
bvannorman@apwa.net