Exhibiting at NAWTEC

Sonshine Communications
Eco Waste
Garvey Schubert & Barer
Babcock & Wilcox
Hitachi Zosen


April 24–26, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

The North American Waste-to-Energy Conference (NAWTEC) is a must-attend event for vendors who want to reach both public and private-sector customers with proven purchasing power.

With strong C-suite attendance, NAWTEC brings in the crowd you want to reach. It is widely recognized as the leading International technical conference and trade show focusing on municipal waste-to-energy operational issues and policy, technology and research initiatives.

Sponsorship Levels

Note: Sponsorship availability and benefits and fees may be subject to change. Some sponsorships may be already sold and benefits subject to deadline. Please call to learn which items are still available. Sponsorships not pro-rated.
Enjoy These Benefits of Sponsorship
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Over–$15k $8k–$15k $2,501–$7,999 Under $2,500
Technical Division quarterly newsletter banner advertising 2 Issues
Complimentary mobile app “Buzz” (Push)
WASTECON website ad Up to 6 months Up to 3 months
SWANA Member newsletter ad 2 issues 1 issue
Invitations to president’s lounge 4 2
Advertisements in Advance and Final Programs Full Page Half Page
Recognition of sponsorship with company logo in Advance and Final Programs
Recognition on WASTECON website
Preshow and post show mailing lists
Take One distribution
Recognition in material related to sponsorship
Recognition in board of directors briefing book
Company Name listed as sponsor in Final Program (Not Logo)
Additional “Exhibitor Priority Points” awarded toward booth selection


Monday, April 24
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Exhibitor Move-In
Tuesday, April 25
7:30 am – 7:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Happy Hour Welcome Reception
Wednesday, April 26
7:30 am – 12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Happy Hour Welcome Reception

NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

SUPPORTER LEVEL (Under $2,500)

Convention Bag Literature Insert $900

Insert your company’s postcard or promotional piece into the convention bag handed to each attendee at registration. This opportunity is limited to three total sponsors. Production not included.

Hotel Welcome Letter $2,100

Be the first company to greet attendees! Every attendee will receive an official welcome letter sponsored by you. It will feature must-have information for attendees, including registration instructions, registration desk hours, exhibit hall hours, and much more—along with a personalized message from your company.

SELECT LEVEL ($2,500–$7,900)

Includes all Supporter Benefits above.

Badge Lanyards

Hotel Room Drop $2,600 per day

Extend your organization’s marketing reach by having a promotional item or piece of literature delivered directly to the doors of all conference attendees staying at the conference hotel. Use this item to greet attendees, share your organization’s message, highlight booth giveaways or other conference-related offers, etc. Production and hotel charges not included.

Convention Bag $4,500

Production included; two-color imprint. Your company’s name and logo can appear exclusively on one side of the official convention bags distributed to all attendees and exhibitors when they register.

Badge Lanyards $4,500

Production included; your company’s name and logo appear exclusively on the official WASTECON 2017 name badge lanyards worn by convention attendees.

Registration Area $4,800

Sponsor the Registration Area where all attendees will check in. In addition to a display area near the registration kiosks, the sponsor gets:

  • Sponsor’s name and logo included in prominent signage in the registration area
  • Sponsor’s name and logo incorporated into the design of the registration desks and décor

SIGNATURE LEVEL ($8,000–$15,000)

Includes all SELECT Benefits above.

Meet and Greet

Food Waste-free Lunch $8,200

Join SWANA “walk the talk” as it pursues the fight against food waste at our events. SWANA will work with vendors, suppliers and attendees to minimize the food waste created during meals. As the sponsor you will be connect with these important waste issues.

  • Lunch in the hall is the perfect time to visit attendees—your colleagues, customers, and prospects
  • Sponsor’s marks on all event-related signage, invitations, and promotional material about the event
  • Sponsor can distribute giveaways

Happy Hour Welcome Reception $9,800

There is no other programming planned for this time period. The combination of complimentary cocktails and a light buffet—and attendees’ excitement about visiting the exhibit hall for the first time guarantees maximum traffic.

  • Sponsor’s marks on all event-related signage, invitations, and promotional material about the event
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral at charging stations
  • Sponsor’s name and logo incorporated

Wi-Fi Everywhere $10,000

Digitally connect with attendees by providing free Wi-Fi in the convention center general sessions, workshops, exhibit hall, and common areas. Help attendees download session presentations, keep up with email, tweet comments—and browse your website.

  • Sponsor’s name and logo on signage and promotional material about Wi-Fi access
  • Sponsor name and logo on Wi-Fi log-in page
  • Option to add squeeze page featuring sponsor content or advertisement

NAWTEC Education Conference $14,800

Exclusively sponsoring the educational conference focused solely on waste to energy shows the industry that your organization supports their efforts and is committed to their success.

  • Sponsor’s name and logo on all related signage, invitations, and promotional materials
  • Sponsor may present registrants a small gift
  • Sponsor promotional material to be distributed near session rooms