Sponsoring the BPA Conference

The British Ports Association Conference 2019 will be hosted by Belfast Harbour from 15-18 October 2019 at Titanic Belfast.

The annual BPA Conference is a unique opportunity for industry partners and key stakeholders to catch up with all the latest policy and industry trends in the UK ports and harbours sector.

Becoming a sponsor is a prime opportunity for your business to be associated with the British Ports Association Conference 2019, one of the most prestigious events within the maritime industry.

Conference sponsorship packages

Transport Sponsor (1 opportunity available)
£3,000 +VAT

  • Two delegate place at the event, to include: a two day delegate pass, refreshments and lunches at the conference and attendance at all social events
  • Half page advertisement in the printed conference programme
  • Logo and company description on the BPA conference website and in the printed conference programme (75 words maximum)
  • Opportunity to display a two-minute film on a large TV screen within the exhibition area (no audio)
  • Transport sponsorship to be recognised on social media by the BPA
  • Logo displayed at the front of all buses
  • Inclusion of a promotional item (to be provided by sponsor) in delegate bags

Conference Hospitality Sponsor (1 opportunity available)
£3,500 +VAT

  • Two delegate place at the event, to include: a two day delegate pass, refreshments and lunches at the conference and attendance at all social events
  • Half page advertisement in the printed conference programme
  • Logo and company description on the BPA conference website and in the printed conference programme (75 words maximum)
  • Opportunity to display a two-minute film on a large TV screen within the exhibition area (no audio)
  • Hospitality sponsorship to be recognised on social media by the BPA
  • Logo displayed at hospitality stations in conference venue
  • Inclusion of a promotional item (to be provided by sponsor) in delegate bags

Gold sponsorship package (sold out)
£5,000 +VAT

  • One 3m x 1m exhibition space within the exhibition area
  • Four delegate places at the event, to include: a two day delegate pass, refreshments and lunches at the conference and attendance at all social events
  • Acknowledgement in opening and closing remarks of the conference
  • Logo on event signage within the conference area (Pop up banners in the conference venue and LED video wall on the conference stage)
  • Logo and company description on the BPA conference website and in the printed conference programme (75 words maximum)
  • Logo on the front of notebook given to all delegates
  • Half page advertisement in the printed conference programme
  • Opportunity to display a two-minute film on a large TV screen within the exhibition area (no audio)
  • Gold sponsorship to be recognised on social media by the BPA
  • Logo printed on delegate bags
  • Inclusion of a promotional item (to be provided by sponsor) in delegate bags
  • Acknowledgement in official press announcement of the conference

Silver sponsorship package (sold out)
£3,000 +VAT

  • One 3m x 1m exhibition space within the exhibition area
  • Three delegate place at the event, to include: a two day delegate pass, refreshments and lunches at the conference and attendance at all social events
  • Logo on designated event signage within the exhibition area
  • Half page advertisement in the printed conference programme
  • Logo and company description on the BPA conference website and in the printed conference programme (75 words maximum)
  • Opportunity to display a two-minute film on a large TV screen within the exhibition area (no audio)
  • Silver sponsorship to be recognised on social media by the BPA
  • Logo printed on delegate bags
  • Inclusion of a promotional item (to be provided by sponsor) in delegate bags

Bronze package (sold out)
£1,500 +VAT

  • Two delegate place at the event, to include: a two day delegate pass, refreshments and lunches at the conference and attendance at all social events
  • Acknowledgement in either morning or afternoon conference sessions
  • Logo and company description on the BPA conference website and in the printed conference programme (75 words maximum)
  • Opportunity to display a two-minute film on a large TV screen within the exhibition area (no audio)
  • Logo printed on delegate bags
  • Inclusion of a promotional item (to be provided by sponsor) in delegate bags

Social events sponsorship opportunities

Welcome Drinks Reception (sold out)
£1,500 +VAT

Tuesday, 15th October at Belfast Harbour Office

  • Sole sponsorship of the welcome drinks reception
  • Logo and company description on the BPA conference website and printed conference programme (75 words maximum)
  • Positioning of banners at event (to be supplied by sponsor)
  • Opportunity to give a brief welcome speech (up to 3 minutes)

Social Evening (sold out)
£3,000 +VAT

Wednesday, 16th October at Railway Gallery

  • Sole sponsorship of the informal dinner
  • Logo and company description on the BPA conference website and printed conference programme (75 words maximum)
  • Positioning of banners at event (to be supplied by sponsor)
  • Opportunity to give a brief welcome speech (up to 3 minutes)

Gala Dinner (sold out)
£5,000 +VAT

Thursday, 17th October at the Belfast City Hall

  • Sole sponsorship of the gala dinner
  • Logo and company description on the BPA conference website and printed conference programme (75 words maximum)
  • Positioning of banners at event (to be supplied by sponsor)
  • Prominent table of ten at gala dinner
  • Opportunity to give a brief welcome speech (up to 3 minutes)

Click here for more details and to book your sponsorship package

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