Sponsorship Opportunities

Drive traffic to your booth and get noticed at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo with a variety of high exposure and high impact marketing vehicles to help you achieve your show goals.

With a wide range of price points there's a sponsorship opportunity for everyone. Review the below options and then download this form for pricing and to secure your selection. 

Exclusive Opportunities | Show Directory & Map
Website AdvertisingNon-Exclusive Opportunities

If you have any questions or want to create a custom package feel free to contact one of the Show Managers:

Michele Soda
203.484.8054
msoda@urban-expo.com
Wayne Kakos
203.242-8121
wkakos@urban-expo.com

Exclusive Opportunities

Official Show Bags - EXCLUSIVE SOLD
Showcase your brand on official show bags that buyers pick up at registration and carry throughout the show. (Sponsor is responsible for production costs).


Badge Lanyards - EXCLUSIVE SOLD
Maximize your brand at the show by displaying your company logo or tagline on the lanyard worn by every attendee and exhibitor at the show. It is literally a walking billboard for your brand! 

Bad
ge Holder Insert - EXCLUSIVE SOLD
Everyone with a badge will see your company name with this premium placement. Your insert will showcase your brand right above the show name. (Sponsor is responsible for production costs.)
Door Decals - EXCLUSIVE
Welcome everyone to the show! Eye level door decals are the first impression buyers will get when they enter the convention center. Thousands walk through the door each day - drive them to your booth immediately with this opportunity.

Aisle Signs - EXLCUSIVE

The aisle signs are highly visible and constantly used as a navigational guide which makes them the perfect opportunity for displaying your company logo and booth number! It is the repeat branding of this option that embeds your company into the minds of all walking the show. 

Official Sponsor of Serving Supplies for the Food Trends Demonstration Theater - EXCLUSIVE
Thousands of attendees visit the Culinary Demonstration area to see the latest trends and cooking innovations. When your company supplies the plates, bowls, forks, etc, your brand is not only in front of each attendee that visits the theater when they sample the food, but also at least 15 of the top chefs in the business who are doing the demonstrations as they plate their dishes. 

Press Room Sponsor - EXCLUSIVE
Put your company name in front of hundreds of press who are at the show to report on the latest trends and products. Your company logo will be displayed on signage at the entrance to the Press Office where all press must go to get their badges.

Official Show Directory & Map Sponsorships

Official Show Directory & Buyers' Guide
95% of attendees take the Buyers' Guide home after the show. Stay in front of them all year long and stand out when you secure a premium position:
  • Front Cover
  • Page Facing Table of Contents
  • Inside Front Cover SOLD
  • Full Page Ad
  • Half Page Ad

 Official Show Map

  • Front Panel Ad SOLD
  • Inside Panel Ad
  • Map Call out
The ultimate guide to getting around the event, the Show Map is available to all attendees onsite. You can drive traffic to your booth with a call out on the map or ad.
 

Website Sponsorships

Website Banner Ads
Highlight your company, new product or booth number to the thousands that visit the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo website each month. Drive prospective customers right to your website.

 
Website Page Peel
Position your company on every page of the website with the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo Page Peel. Your sponsorship will appear behind an active peel away image on every page of the Web site.
 

Non-Exclusive Media Opportunities

Registration Handout
Put your message directly into the hands of all buyers at the show! Every attendee must pass through registration to get their show badge. (Sponsor is responsible for production.)
Bag Inserts
Increase awareness of your brand when your company's information is included in the official show bags that are handed out to all attendees. (Sponsor is responsible for production.)

Floor Decals
Strategically placed decals on the show floor can create a path that will lead attendees' right to your booth as they enter the show. (Sponsor is responsible for production and labor.)
3'x8' Free Standing Signs
Put your message in front of all potential buyers with a meter board to be displayed in the lobby or on the show floor in the location of your choice. Build your brand exposure through an eye level sign with your company graphics. Available single or double sided.

 
First Taste of the Show

Set the tone for buyers' introduction to the show with your product sample available to all guests as they enter the convention center. You provide the tray and samples, along with napkins or cards with your booth number, we provide the wait staff.

Meeting Rooms

Provide your current and prospective customers the one-on-one time they deserve when you sponsor a meeting room.