SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

Our 2020 Sponsorship Menu has not been released.

WPPI reaches the best in the wedding photography and filmmaking industry. With options to fit every budget you can easily extend your reach beyond your booth without breaking the bank. Through any of our unique sponsorship products, you have the chance to make your brand stand out from the crowd. Download our sponsorship brochure today or use the tabs below to explore all of the opportunities we had available for 2019.

Show Bags

COMMITMENT DEADLINE: December 14
Have your logo travel the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on attendees’ arms and the Las Vegas streets afterwards. Each of our 11,000 attendees will get a sponsor-provided bag that will be branded with your company’s name and logo. Catch your audience’s attention and ensure you stay with them throughout the show and afterwards.

$15,000

WPPI Show Bag Insert

DELIVERY DEADLINE: January 25
WPPI’s 2019 show bag offers companies the opportunity to place information on your show specials, coupons and small swag into attendees’ hands right away! Include your literature to drive traffic and increase your exposure at WPPI! (Opportunity pending Show Bag sponsor).

$1,500

Branded Pen & Notepad

COMMITMENT DEADLINE: January 11
Be notable at WPPI by sponsoring branded pens and notepads for over 4,000 conference attendees! Photographers engage with esteemed educators in seminars and workshops, they’ll need something to write their notes with. Support education at WPPI in an easy and highly visible way.

$15,000

Hotel Room Drops

ONE PER EXHIBITOR/DAY
Surprise each WPPI attendee staying at the WPPI hotels with a gift! Take this opportunity to inform them of your company’s special conference promotions and product launches. Whether it’s a piece of new gear or conference-related swag, WPPI attendees will be sure to notice personal touches at their door! Hotel room block to include Mandalay Bay, Delano, Luxor and Excalibur.

Call for Pricing
Branded Room Key Card Sleeves
COMMITMENT DEADLINE: January 11
Make a dramatic impact right from the start. Get seen by every photographer staying at WPPI hotels with your company logo and booth number on branded hotel key card sleeves. Hotel room block to include Mandalay Bay, Delano, Luxor and Excalibur.
$7,500
Registration Sponsorship

EXCLUSIVE
COMMITMENT DEADLINE: December 14
Welcome each WPPI attendee as soon as they walk in the door. Your company logo will be strategically placed at the top of our Registration design ensuring attendees are surrounded by your brand. Sponsor can also stock one piece of literature at the desk to drive traffic to their booth.

$17,500
Badgeholder Sponsor

EXCLUSIVE
COMMITMENT DEADLINE: December 14
Welcome each WPPI attendee as soon as they walk in the door. Your company logo will be strategically placed at the top of our Registration design ensuring attendees are surrounded by your brand. Sponsor can also stock one piece of literature at the desk to drive traffic to their booth.

$17,500

Lanyard Sponsor

EXCLUSIVE
COMMITMENT DEADLINE: December 14
The Lanyard Sponsor will have your company’s logo or URL printed on the lanyard. Your company name goes everywhere badge-wearing attendees go! Sponsor to provide 11,000 double-clipped lanyards.

$15,000

The WPPI Opening Night Event

Custom Sponsorships Available
Wednesday, February 27, 8:00 – 10:30pm
One of the most popular events of the conference with over 2,000 attendees. Customize your sponsorship package. In addition to branding on all pre- and onsite marketing promotions, opportunities may include logos on drink tickets or entry passes, photo booth space, swag distribution, and more!

CALL FOR PRICING

WPPI Studios
Custom Sponsorships Available
Bring your customer experience to life by participating in our fully realized photo shoot on the show floor. Attendees get a hands-on experience trying out the latest cameras, lenses, and lighting in a controlled environment. There are also areas for post-production and printing sponsorship opportunities. We know that customers love playing with and testing gear before they buy and here is the perfect opportunity to help you close the sale.

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Rangefinder Lounge/Print Comp Gallery

Custom Sponsorships Available
Attach your company name to the Rangefinder Lounge and Print Competition Gallery on the show floor where attendees will be able to hang out, plug in, share their work and engage with fellow attendees. Display your product/signage throughout the lounge space. Your company will be included in all mentions of the Rangefinder Lounge.

CALL FOR PRICING

Keynote Sponsorship

Custom Sponsorships Available
Tuesday, February 26 – Evening
Friday March 1 - Morning
A customized package, this sponsorship opportunity can include your company’s name and logo on the stage’s backdrop, your logo on napkins, promotional materials on attendee chairs, and even the ability to introduce the keynote speaker. 6-foot vendor tables are also available at the Pre Keynote Reception on Tuesday Evening. Call your sales rep today to discuss your options.

CALL FOR PRICING

Official Wi-Fi Sponsor
COMMITMENT DEADLINE: JANUARY 12
Make everyone smile and get them connected as the official WPPI 2018 Wi-Fi sponsor. All attendees will access Wi-Fi with your customized
username, logo and landing page. Your logo and customized banner (that clicks through to your site) will appear on the homepage when attendees log on. Additionally, your sponsorship will be advertised in all pre-show attendee newsletters and on-site meter board signs.

CALL FOR PRICING

Coffee Station

Six Available/2 per day
Be considered the “local hero” by supplying FREE coffee in the mornings for WPPI attendees at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. On-site signage will be provided.

CALL FOR PRICING

WPPI The Annual Competition

Custom Sponsorships Available
Monday February 25 - Tuesday, February 26
Each entry into The Annual is critiqued and judged by renowned photographers in front of our attendees, an element of our dedication to continued education. Sponsors will have custom branding in judging rooms, in pre-show communications regarding the competition, as well as on the competition and conference’s website.

Prices start at $3,000
WPPI Awards Ceremony

Thursday, February 28
Be a part of our re-imagined awards ceremony as WPPI recognizes the winners of The Annual, along with winners of the International Photography Competitions. Customize your sponsorship package and elevate your brand in front of more than 1,000 photographers and industry leaders by participating in or sponsoring our most prestigious event.

Packages start at $10,000
Photo Walks
Contact arlene.evans@emeraldexpo.com for pricing
Place your products in photographers’ hands as they journey through Las Vegas, capturing unique moments, led by some of the world’s most photography visionaries. Our Photo Walks are an intimate experience, limited to 12 people. Sponsors will provide gear and materials, branded bags, and talking points for speaker.

Varies

Focus Groups/Surveys
Learn from our attendees. Let us customize focus groups and surveys to meet your marketing needs.

Call for Pricing

Show Floor Happy Hours
Nothing brings people together like a drink, right? Happy Hour sponsorships can drive traffic to your booth and stir up meaningful conversations with potential prospects. Complemented with additional marketing from WPPI to support your activation.

Call for Pricing

Plantour Signage
The Plantour website shows the availability and locations of on site banners, column wraps, window clings and more.

Varies

Aisle Sign Sponsor
Two Options:
$10,000 Company Logo & Booth #
$15,000 Full Image with Company Logo & Booth #

COMMITMENT DEADLINE: DECEMBER 14
Aisle signs guide attendees through the floor as the main visual road map. Your company logo and booth number will be seen in a prominent location all day long by attendees—a great way to drive more traffic with your logo and booth number.

Varies

Hanging Banners

Limited Availability

ARTWORK DEADLINE: January 11
Take advantage of this premium, exclusive positioning and make an impact on attendees. Production, rigging, and labor included.

Call for Pricing/Options
Window Clings Shark Reef Entrance
ARTWORK DEADLINE: January 11
Captivate attendees as they arrive from the east parking lot, eager to visit booths and test out new products. Customize your cling to advertise your brand, booth number, or show promotions. Production, installation, and labor included.

Call for Pricing

Floor Graphics

EXCLUSIVE
ARTWORK DEADLINE: January 11
Guide attendees to your booth with up to 15–5 x 5-foot floor decals on the expo hall floor. WPPI attendees will be putting in a lot of steps over three days, so it’s a great way to increase presence.

$15,000

Escalator Branding
(Two Available)

ARTWORK DEADLINE: January 11
Get your logo on the handrail, escalator sides, and the escalator landings. This is great coverage at WPPI. Production, installation and dismantling included; sponsor to provide artwork. For multiple graphics, contact your Sales Rep to discuss a customized package.

Call for Pricing

Digital Advertising/Video Walls
Capture the attention of every WPPI attendee all day/every day by placing your messaging and branding at the Event Center and/or Convention Center Video Walls. Showcase your brand through digital advertising with either a 20-second video spot or a still 10-second spot, social media 2-minute spot.

Call for Pricing

Bayside Foyer TV Monitors
You can rent up to 3 TV monitors and engage WPPI attendees with branding and messaging.

Call for Pricing & Locations

Mandalay Bay Video Marquee
Located on Las Vegas Boulevard, you will have the opportunity to reach thousands as they drive pass the heavily trafficked infamous Las Vegas Boulevard.

Call for Pricing & Details

Advertising Billboard
Limited Availability

ARTWORK DEADLINE: January 8
This is one of the most high visibility areas within the Mandalay Bay Convention. Every attendee as they walk from the public space from the hotel and casino will turn a corner and see your marketing message. This is an excellent opportunity to welcome attendees and make an impactful presence.

Call for Pricing 

Restroom Mirror Clings
DEADLINE: January 8
Place your message to attendees as they take a quick break from the trade show floor. Here’s an excellent opportunity to capture their focused attention.
Starting at $2,000
Show Countdown Sponsor
RUNS TO FEBRUARY 2019
Take advantage of our show’s web traffic. Put your logo front and center on the WPPI website next to the countdown clock! Your company name and booth number will be on the homepage near the top of the show website, where each visitor can click through directly to the page of your choice.
$5,000
Pre/Post-Show List Rental
Send a dedicated email, using your creative message, to last year’s WPPI attendees or exclusively to the WPPI 2018 pre-registered attendees just weeks before the show or to our full attendee list after the show.

$1,500

"Essential Reads" Post Show Newsletter
Our Custom Media team will create a newsletter and social media campaign that will recap all of the highlights at the 2019 WPPI conference and expo. This opportunity offers sponsors’ inclusion in an editorial-style newsletter, which profiles each company, including a recap of product launches and show promotions. Take full advantage of your presence at WPPI with this exclusive post-show communication to all 2019 WPPI attendees. This dedicated newsletter will be sent to a large audience, which includes:
• The 2019 WPPI Attendee List, plus our current WPPI/Rangefinder email database, including RF digital subscribers. Estimated unique emails: 70,000
• RF/WPPI PhotoPause newsletter opt-in subscribers. Unique email count: 68,000
• In addition to this, the WPPI recap newsletter content will be posted to our RF/WPPI blog.
• Promotions for the WPPI recap newsletter will include posts to the WPPI and Rangefinder Facebook pages, and posts will be boosted for 5 days.
$1,000 / slot
WPPI Mobile App Title Sponsorship
EXCLUSIVE
COMMITMENT DEADLINE: January 4
Engage with our attendees as your logo appears on the opening splash page of the app and up to three rotating bottom screen banners throughout the app. You also receive an exclusive outbound email declaring your sponsorship of the app and your logo on any app-related emails or promotion on-site. You will also be listed as the ‘Title Sponsor’ on the WPPI website landing page as well as dedicated meter boards encouraging attendees to download the app.

$15,000

Additional Mobile App Opportunities

FEATURED EXHIBITOR LISTING $350
CUSTOMIZED PUSH NOTIFICATION $1,000
ROTATING BANNER $1,000

Varies

Rangefinder/WPPI Instagram Takeovers
Get exposure to over 83,000 of our avid followers with our Instagram takeover opportunities. Option to sponsor our Instagram account pre or post-show daily or multiple days.
Call for Pricing

Newsletter

LEADERBOARD BANNER
$1,000/NEWSLETTER (5 AVAILABLE)
Exclusive banner ad spot at the top of the newsletter that will link back to your WPPI Planner profile. Tentative send dates: January 30, February 6,13, 20 and March 13, 2018

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
$150/NEWSLETTER; $550 FOR ALL 5
Get an image of your product in front of thousands of photo enthusiasts in our highly-visible newsletters. Includes your logo on the right rail, near the top, as well as links to your Product Showcase in the Exhibitor News section. Be featured in a single newsletter or in each of the five we are sending out on the dates listed above.

SHOW SPECIALS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
$99/ SPECIAL PER NEWSLETTER
Make sure everyone is aware of the specials you are featuring at the show. Broadcast your show specials and announcements to WPPI pre-registered attendees in the Exhibitor News section of the Attendee Newsletter.

LOGO INCLUSION
$50/ LOGO PER NEWSLETTER
Add your brand logo to the newsletter for instant recognition. Logo will be hyperlinked to your online WPPI Planner profile.

Varies

WPPI Show Guide Ads
ARTWORK DEADLINE: January 9
FULL PAGE: $5,000
HALF PAGE: $3,000
QUARTER PAGE: $2,500
Handed out at the WPPI conference, the Show Guide reaches over 10,000 show attendees. The Show Guide includes information on Seminars, special events, keynote speakers, and registration information, giving you the perfect opportunity to promote your show specials and sponsored events.

Varies

Booth Locator Ad
ARTWORK DEADLINE: January 24
The Booth Locator includes a complete exhibitor listing by company name, URL and booth number. This 3-3/4 x 5–inch ad is a great place to list your speaker schedule, show specials, or coupon for giveaways. The ad will be spot color to match the show’s design.
$5,000

To inquire about Advertising Opportunities contact one of our Sales Representatives:

Mike Gangel
Show Director
646.668.3717
mike.gangel@emeraldexpo.com

Joe Kowalsky
Account Executive
646.668.3694
joseph.kowalsky@emeraldexpo.com

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