Virtual Sponsorship Opportunities

Just like an in-person event, your sponsorship is the key to gaining visibility, breaking through to reach target customers and prospects, and showing your support for the important work AREMA does every day for the education of the rail industry. Choose from three levels of varying exposure; Elite, Advanced and Premium.  Select how you want to bring in prospects with sponsorships and branding.  Now more than ever, your sponsorship makes all the difference!

Elite Level Investment Opportunities 

Sponsorship Value:
  • Three AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference registrations, a great value! 
  • Recognition on AREMA's Social Media Outlets – Minimum of 2x
  • See first-hand your ROI with analytic reports
  • Receive extra recognition with a complimentary Exhibit Booth
  • Receive the pre and post Conference attendee lists
  • One calendar year of recognition on Virtual Event Website
  • Logo listed in the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference Proceedings
  • Highlight and website link on the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference & Expo Website (link must be directed to your homepage or Booth)
  • Downloadable sponsor banner to show your support
  • Acknowledgement in the Virtual Conference Program

To get a better understanding of how each Banner would be displayed on the Virtual Event Website, please click here.

Email Communications - $10,000
Be in every email that attendees receive about the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference & Expo.  The sponsoring company can create two custom banner images to be put on rotation in the bottom of all AREMA emails regarding the Conference (except Registration and the recap emails).  For extra recognition, this package comes with an Enhanced Exhibitor Booth Package to push your attention levels over the edge. This combination will not disappoint and is a great way to stay on the minds of attendees! Custom banners must be approved by AREMA.
Top Banner Logo - Homepage $7,500 (1 Available) 
Your logo will be front and center when attendees log in to the Virtual Event Website as they see your scrolling logo at the top of the page. This also comes with a Standard Exhibitor Booth Package to extend the reach of your branding.
Social Media Newsfeed - $7,500 (Committed)
Be the exclusive sponsor of the scrolling Social Media News Feed.  This will appear on the Virtual Event homepage and all live sessions with your custom header (size: 300 x 125 px).  This package also comes with a complimentary Standard Exhibitor Booth Package  in order to ensure you are seen by all! Custom header must be approved by AREMA.
Conference Proceedings - $10,000
Be the exclusive sponsor of the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference Proceedings. All Conference attendees will receive the Proceedings prior to the Conference that will include your logo.  This sponsorship also includes a 4-color spread with a hyperlink in the Proceedings, an Enhanced Exhibitor Booth Package to show your brand to a broader range of attendees and your logo on one of the rotating Bottom Banners on the event homepage. This reference tool has an eternal shelf-life that is used for years to come, be sure your logo is front and center!   
Functional Group Technical Sessions - $6,000
Sponsor one of the six Functional Group Technical Sessions that will run the entirety of the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference.  The sponsor will be recognized during their chosen session with up to three rotating Tower Banners and the company logo will also be included as that session's sponsor in the Conference Proceedings.  This level of investment also comes with a Standard Exhibitor Booth Package Package to reach extra customers digitally walking the expo aisles. Tower Banners must be approved by AREMA.

Sponsorship is $6,000 per session

Communications & Signals (Committed)
Engineering Services (Committed)
Maintenance-of-Way (Committed)
Passenger & Transit (Committed)
Structures (Committed)
Track (Committed)

Advanced Level Investment Opportunities

Sponsorship Value:
  • Recognition on AREMA's Social Media Outlets – Minimum of 1x
  • See first-hand your ROI with analytic reports
  • Receive the pre and post Conference attendee lists
  • One calendar year of recognition on Virtual Event Website
  • Logo listed in the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference Proceedings
  • Highlight and website link on the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference & Expo Website (link must be directed to your homepage or Booth)
  • Downloadable sponsor banner to show your support
  • Acknowledgement in the Virtual Conference Program

To get a better understanding of how each Banner would be displayed on the Virtual Event Website, please click here.

Registration - $4,000 
The sponsoring company’s logo will be included on all registration emails and on the registration website. This sponsorship also comes with a Basic Exhibitor Booth Package to extend your footprint and bring prospects to your brand.  You are sure to be seen by everyone who signs up for this Virtual Event! 
Networking Page, Top Banner - $3,500 (4 Available)
Aside from education, networking is one of the top items people look for when registering for a Conference.  All attendees will stop by the networking webpage to see who will be visiting the Virtual Event and reach out to them.  Be sure your custom Banner is seen by these attendees.  Sponsor one of the 5 Banners that will scroll on this page. Banner will be split with AREMA, size is 960 x 600 and must be approved by AREMA.  This sponsorship also comes with a complimentary Basic Exhibitor Booth Package to ensure your brand casts a wide net to all attendees.
Fun & Games - $2,500 (3 Available)
Between sessions, people will want downtime  - that is where you come in!  Your logo will be seen on any one of the three games while people clear their mind and play some games.  You will be able to add your logo to one of three games.
Speaker Page, Top Banner - $3,500 (3 Available)
Display your company front and center on the Speaker webpage.  People will visit this page to find out more about those presenting AREMA's highly touted technical sessions and keynote speakers. This sponsorship also contains a complimentary Basic Exhibitor Booth Package to ensure you are seen by all of those visiting the Virtual Expo. Banner will be split with AREMA, banner size is 960 x 600 and must be approved by AREMA.
Tower Banner - $2,500 (15 Available)
Completely customize this 300 x 500 Banner that will scroll on the homepage event website.  A great and affordable way to get your company seen when attendees log-in to the event website.  Banner must be approved by AREMA.

Premium Level Investment Opportunities

Sponsorship Value:
  • See first-hand your ROI with analytic reports
  • Receive the pre and post Conference attendee lists
  • One calendar year of recognition on Virtual Event Website
  • Logo listed in the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference Proceedings
  • Highlight and website link on the AREMA 2020 Virtual Conference & Expo Website (link must be directed to your homepage or Booth)
  • Downloadable sponsor banner to show your support
  • Acknowledgement in the Virtual Conference Program

To get a better understanding of how each Banner would be displayed on the Virtual Event Website, please click here.

Monday Keynote Speaker - $2,000 (Committed)
Sign-on to see this keynote speaker inspire, motivate and challenge YOU to become a hero.  More timely than ever, Kevin Brown will deliver The Hero Effect® message.  As he delivers his message, share yours with a fully custom Tower Banner (300 x 500) shown during this presentation.  Banner must be approved by AREMA.
Bottom Banner - $1,500 (6 Available)
Completely customize this 1325 x 290 Banner that will scroll on the bottom homepage of the event website.  A great and affordable way to get your company seen when logging into the event website. Banner must be approved by AREMA.
Coffee Breaks - $1,000 (Committed)
These chat rooms can be supported by your company in between sessions like a real coffee break.  Participants will break from their sessions and meet up to talk about what is happening at the Conference and other trending topics. Select your Coffee Break day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
Thursday Keynote Speaker - $2,000 (Committed)
Back by popular demand, Tony Hatch will be presenting his findings on what to expect for the future in the rail industry.  As people tune in for this must-see event, be sure your fully custom Tower Banner (300 x 500) is shown during Tony's presentation.  Banner must be approved by AREMA.
Recap Email & Survey - $1,500 (Committed)
After the event, AREMA will send a recap email along with a survey, make sure your custom Banner (1200 x 300) is featured in this email. Banner must be approved by AREMA.
Meet The Next Generation - $750 (14 Available)
This event focuses on the students who represent the next generation of railway engineering professionals. Sponsors can set up a 'table' during the Networking Reception to make contacts and look to fill open career opportunities.  This will be set up similarly to our Virtual Exhibit Hall, where each company can set up materials for prospective job applicants to view. Each company will also receive their information available for one year in order for attendees for follow up discussions. 

Please email marketing@arema.org if you’d like to discuss other sponsorship opportunities.

Sponsorship Terms & Conditions:
  • Sponsorships are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Payment must be provided within 30 days of securing your sponsorship. If not paying by Credit Card, please make checks payable to AREMA in US Dollars and drawn on a US bank account.  All payments must be made in full by August 31, 2020. Failure to meet this deadline may prevent a sponsor from being included in event promotions.
  • Sponsoring company will not be recognized on the website until the logo and payment is received.
  • Sponsorship commitments are considered binding and non-refundable.