Exhibitor Information for USITT21

To inquire about exhibiting at USITT21 Virtually Anywhere:

Email Sales Manager Cody Hann

Moving USITT’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo from an in-person event to a digital platform allows the association to bring the networking, job seeking, and learning that people are seeking and translate those things into a virtual format that brings the value people have come to expect at USITT.

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Build Your Network

USITT Virtually Anywhere is expected to attract several thousand event and theatrical technology professionals from across the United States and throughout the world. If you are looking to gain brand exposure within the industry and build relationships with professionals working in this sector, USITT Virtually Anywhere is the perfect place to connect! By using a creative schedule and fun, innovative gamification techniques, we aim to keep our audience and members engaged and will bring a qualified audience directly to you!

Investment Opportunities at a Glance

 

Exhibition Opportunities Investment
The USITT Ultimate Booth Bundle $850
Other Booth Options:
Standard Virtual Booth $575
    – Interactive Booth Add On +$250
    – USITT Recruiting Tool Add On +$250
 
Exclusive Sponsorships Investment
Major Event Sponsor $4,000
Opening Keynote Sponsor $2,500
Closing Night Sponsor $2,500
Technology Sponsor $2,500
Bandwidth Sponsor $2,000
Venue Sponsor $2,000
USITT Recruitment Tool Sponsor $2,500
 
Limited Availability Sponsorships Investment
Session Sponsor $350
Poster Session Sponsor $500
Company Logo Display Sponsor $250
 

Sponsorship and Exhibition Benefits

Personal Contact

Put a face to your brand — the best way to create and maintain relationships with your target audience.

Education

Learn what’s happening in the industry and how you can be part of it.

Presence

Show your commitment to the industry — support the community that supports your business.

Buzz

Launch a new product, service or marketing campaign — with the undivided attention of your target audience, there’s no better way to make a splash!

Leads

Secure qualified leads — exhibiting allows you to secure leads in one location.

Sales

Promote new services or demonstrate new products and equipment.

 

  • Virtual Booth — $575
    • USITT’s Virtual Booths allow you to display a video and/or document(s) for participants to watch or review and includes a request for follow-up for participants who are interested in speaking with someone from your team. Each booth allows for logo integration, 100-character tag-line for listing, 300-word booth description and unlimited number of PDF Documents you want listed for viewing.
  • Booth Add-On’s
    • Interactive Booth Feature — +$250
      • This add-on adds a video chat room embedded in the platform that allows you to have face-to-face conversations with participants. It also allows you to share your screen to review a presentation deck or demonstrate a product.
    • USITT Recruiting Tool — +$250
      • New for USITT Virtually Anywhere! Are you looking for top candidates for an open position within your organization or perhaps you are looking for that next class of students for your undergraduate or graduate programs? We have the tool to connect you to the candidates you need and want. Review portfolios and resumes, setup meeting times and connect to the top candidates in our industry.
  • The USITT Bundle — $850
    • Receive all of the above to maximize your exposure and connectivity at USITT Virtually Anywhere 2021.

 
 
 

  • Major Event Sponsor — $4,000 – Exclusive
    • Put a face to your brand – the best way to create and maintain relationships with your target audience.
    • Opportunity to provide a 90-second video to present at the commencement of the conference.
    • Acknowledgement as the Major Event Sponsor with company logo and link in prominent position throughout the conference website.
    • Company logo recognition as the Major Event Sponsor displayed on the title slides throughout the conference website.
    • Verbal recognition as the Major Event Sponsor by MC and Hosts throughout the conference.
    • Opportunity to provide a 20-second sizzle video to be programmed as ads throughout conference session programming.
    • Exhibition listing available from opening of registration, allowing attendees to view Exhibitor’s profile weeks before commencement of conference.
    • Opportunity to host a branded evening FOMO event for participants to network and participate during the conference.
    • Company logo featured on all email and social marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.
    • Delegate list – supplied in accordance with GDPR and Anti-Spam legislation at the conclusion of the conference.
    • Two free conference registration tickets.
  • Opening Keynote Sponsor — $2,500 – Exclusive
    • Exclusive sponsorship of the Opening Keynote Speaker at the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference.
    • Acknowledgment as the Opening Keynote Speaker sponsor with company logo and link throughout the conference website.
    • Opportunity to speak during closing remarks following Keynote presentation.
    • Company logo to appear on slides displayed throughout sponsored keynote session.
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Opportunity to host a branded evening FOMO event for participants to network and participate during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.
    • Delegate list – supplied in accordance with GDPR and Anti-Spam legislation at the conclusion of the conference.
    • One free conference registration ticket.
    • Learn what’s happening in the industry and how you can be part of it.
  • Closing Night Sponsorship — $2,500 – Exclusive
    • Exclusive sponsorship of Closing Night at the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference.
    • Opportunity to provide a 90-second video to present at the commencement of the Closing Night festivities.
    • Acknowledgment as the Closing Night sponsor with company logo and link throughout the conference website.
    • Opportunity to speak during closing remarks.
    • Company logo to appear on slides displayed throughout sponsored keynote session.
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.
    • Exclusive sponsorship of Closing Night at the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference.
    • Attendee list – supplied in accordance with GDPR and Anti-Spam legislation at the conclusion of the conference.
    • One free conference registration ticket.
  • Technology Sponsor — $2,500 – Exclusive
    • Exclusive sponsorship of the Technology Sponsor at the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference
    • Acknowledgment as the Technology sponsor with company logo and link throughout the conference website
    • Exhibition listing available from opening of registration, allowing attendees to view Exhibitor’s profile weeks before commencement of conference
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference
    • Opportunity to host a branded evening FOMO event for participants to network and participate during the conference
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.
  • USITT Recruitment Tool Sponsorship — $2,500 – Exclusive
    • Exclusive sponsorship of the USITT Recruitment Tool at the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference
    • Acknowledgment as the USITT Recruitment Tool sponsor with company logo and link throughout the conference website.
    • Exhibition listing available from opening of registration, allowing attendees to view Exhibitor’s profile weeks before commencement of conference.
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.
  • Bandwidth Sponsor — $2,000 – Exclusive
    • Exclusive sponsorship of the Bandwidth Sponsor at the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference.
    • Acknowledgment as the Bandwidth sponsor with company logo and link throughout the conference website.
    • Exhibition listing available from opening of registration, allowing attendees to view Exhibitor’s profile weeks before commencement of conference.
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.
  • Venue Sponsor — $2,000 – Exclusive
    • Exclusive sponsorship of the Venue Sponsor at the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference.
    • Acknowledgment as the Bandwidth sponsor with company logo and link throughout the conference website.
    • Exhibition listing available from opening of registration, allowing attendees to view Exhibitor’s profile weeks before commencement of conference.
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.

 
 
 

  • Poster Presentation Sponsor — $500 per track/session
    • Sponsorship of Poster Sessions on USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference.
    • Acknowledgement as Poster Presentation Sponsor with company logo and link throughout the conference website.
    • Company logo to appear next to the session listing throughout the duration of the webinar and post event.
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.
    • Attendance list of Poster Session — supplied in accordance with GDPR and Anti-Spam legislation at the conclusion of the conference.
  • Session Sponsor — $350 per session
    • Sponsorship of a chosen Session at the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference
    • Acknowledgement as Session Sponsor with company logo and link throughout the conference website.
    • Company logo to appear next to the session listing throughout the duration of the webinar and post event.
    • Opportunity to provide a 20-second video to present at the commencement of the session.
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.
    • Attendance list of selected session — supplied in accordance with GDPR and Anti-Spam legislation at the conclusion of the conference.
  • Company Logo Display Sponsor — $250
    • Company logo and hyperlink throughout the conference website.
    • Company logo featured on all email marketing in the lead up and during the conference.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in Winter edition of TD&T publication.
    • Recognition of sponsorship in our USITT Weekly News email newsletter.

 
 
 

  • When will USITT 2021 Virtually Anywhere take place?
    • Access to the Virtually Anywhere Event platform opens March 8 and will be available for at least 8 months.
    • Commissioned Educational Content will run March 8-10.
    • Virtual Expo Hall will run March 10-12.
    • Exhibitor Focused Educational content and session will run March 11-12.
  • What are the exhibit hours?
    • Wednesday, 3/10/21, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. EST.
    • Thursday, 3/11/21, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. EST.
    • Friday, 3/12/21, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. EST.
  • What will the virtual event look like?
    • With the transition to a virtual format, the USITT21 Virtually Anywhere platform will include a virtual conference exhibition space. Each virtual exhibitor will have an exhibit listing in the USITT21 Virtual Event Website/Conference Mobile App with company name, description, and more. Exhibitors have the opportunity to enhance their listing and booth accordingly.
  • How are my credits with USITT handled and what can they be used for?
    • Your credits with USITT will now appear in your USITT online account. Your online account can be accessed HERE (hyperlink to Nimble Account). These credits can be applied to ANYTHING with USITT including virtual booth space, advertising (year-round AND conference), membership renewal, sponsorship, etc.
  • How much does it cost to have a virtual booth at the #USITT21 Virtually Anywhere?
    • $575 for a standard virtual booth.
    • $850 for the Ultimate USITT Virtual Booth.
  • What does a Virtual Booth include?
    • USITT’s Virtual Booths allow you to display a video and/or document(s) for participants to watch or review and includes a request for follow-up for participants who are interested in speaking with someone from your team. Each booth allows for logo integration, 100-character tagline for listing, 300-word booth description and unlimited number of PDF Documents you want listed for viewing. We recommend you going with the USITT Ultimate Booth Bundle which then allows you to have a video chat room embedded in your virtual booth, allowing face to face interaction and conversations with participants. The Ultimate Booth Bundle also includes access to USITT’s online recruiting tool, connecting you with top candidates looking for the next steps in their career or educational journey.
    • No matter which booth you choose, you will be able to track your leads of participants who have visited your booth and engaged with your team.
  • How many representatives from an organization will get access to the virtual booth?
    • The payment for the virtual exhibit booth will include access for 2 exhibitors as booth staff as well as the USITT Virtually Anywhere Conference. Additional registrations can be purchased.
  • What are the hours of the Virtual Exhibit Hall?
    • The Virtual Exhibit Hall will open its “doors” on Wednesday, March 10 at 11 a.m.. The exhibit hall will remain open 3/10, 3/11 and 3/12 from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. EST.
  • When will exhibitor get access to the virtual platform to create their profiles?
    • As soon as you purchase your space, you will be connected with a member of the ShepardCAST team who will work with you to create your virtual exhibit space.
  • Are there any opportunities to receive a discounted exhibit fee?
    • Yes! USITT members receive discounts on exhibit fees, along with a number of other benefits. Supporting members receive 5% off, Sustaining members receive 10% off and Contributing members receive 15% off.
  • What analytics will be available for booth traffic and lead generation?
    • At the end of each day, reports will be made available for exhibitors on who visited each booth. These reports will include all contact information that the attendee has provided in the registration process.