This programme provides many different opportunities for sponsorship participation, as listed here. VALA2014 are willing to work with you to tailor individual sponsorship packages to suit your budget and marketing objectives.

Please contact Helen McGowan, Sponsorship and Exhibition Manager, for further information on +61 3 9907 8628, +61 3 9645 6311 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Options

Conference Partner AUD $32,000 + GST = $35,200 Enhanced for 2014
Red Carpet Exhibition Stage        SOLD AUD $12,500 + GST = $13,750 Enhanced for 2014
VALAtech Boot Camp                  SOLD AUD $12,500 + GST = $13,750  
Network and Recharge Hub         SOLD AUD $12,500 + GST = $13,750 Enhanced for 2014
Catering Partner AUD $12,500 + GST = $13,750 Enhanced for 2014
Coffee Hot Spot AUD $12,500 + GST = $13,750 New for 2014
L-Plate Series AUD $9,400 + GST = $10,340  
Delegate Satchels
AUD $9,400 + GST = $10,340  
Conference Handbook and Pocket Programme AUD $9,400 + GST = $10,340  
Ice Cream Cart AUD $7,000 + GST = $7,700 New for 2014
Note Pads & Pens AUD $3,100 + GST = $3,410  
Satchel Insert AUD $3,100 + GST = $3,410  
Advertising - Full Page AUD $2,100 + GST = $2,310  

Please also see the VALA2014 Sponsorship and Exhibition Terms and Conditions includes cancellation policy.

 


 

Conference Partner

AUD$32,000 + GST = $35,200

Only one opportunity available

We view our Conference Partner as essential to the successful execution of the Conference and will work alongside you to provide these exclusive opportunities to promote your organisation before, during and after VALA2014.

This unique marketing opportunity now for the first time includes name badge entitlements and exclusive naming rights to the Conference Dinner.

As the VALA2014 Conference Partner, you will benefit from the highest level of exposure and representation, with the following entitlements:

Enhanced for 2014

Pre Conference

  • Your company logo on every delegate confirmation letter and pre-arrival letter
  • Your company logo on all pages of the VALA2014 website, hotlinked to your company’s website
  • One electronic delegate list in .xls spreadsheet format – one month out from the Conference and one week prior to the Conference (excludes those who have requested privacy)
  • E-blast one week (x1 only) prior to the conference to registered delegates (excludes those who have requested privacy)

At the conference

  • Your company logo on all pages of the VALA2014 website, hotlinked to your company’s website
  • Two complimentary raw space or shell scheme exhibition stands (3m x 3m, with exhibition entitlements) in a premier position. If this sponsorship is not sold, these stands will not be available for purchase separately
  • Five complimentary full delegate registrations including social functions
  • Exclusive naming rights to the Conference Dinner
  • Opportunity to run a Boot Camp session on Monday 3 February 2014
  • Your company logo together with the VALA2014 logo on all delegate name badges. This exclusive naming rights and branding opportunity is only available within the Conference Partner package until Friday 31 May 2013
  • Your company logo on all onsite major signage including entry features, registration desk, plenary room, programme boards and sponsor acknowledgement signage
  • Daily verbal acknowledgement of your sponsorship at the commencement of sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • Exclusive branding and naming rights to the Speaker Preparation Room
  • Your company logo on the front cover of the Conference Handbook
  • Opportunity for a company advertisement (maximum length 30 seconds) to be digitally displayed on prioritised rotation on the conference LCD screen during Conference breaks
  • One full-page colour advertisement in the Conference Handbook
  • Opportunity for your CEO or nominated person to make a three-minute address during the opening plenary session
  • Verbal acknowledgement of support as VALA2014 Conference Partner by the Conference Chair in the opening plenary session
  • Opportunity to sponsor one keynote session – the choice is yours
  • Visual and verbal acknowledgment of your sponsorship during the sponsored keynote session
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Verbal acknowledgement of your sponsorship by the VALA President when welcoming the delegates to the Conference Dinner
  • Signage (pull up banners) provided by your company to be displayed during the Conference Dinner#
  • Your company logo printed on the dinner menus
  • Opportunity to place a small gift for each delegate on dinner tables
  • Reserved table at the Conference Dinner in premium position

Post Conference

  • Your company logo on all pages of the VALA2014 website, hotlinked to your company’s website
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016. (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)
  • Your company logo on the post conference email to all registered delegates
  • A question of your choice (subject to committee approval) included in the post conference evaluation
  • One electronic delegate list in .xls spreadsheet format post conference (excludes those who have requested privacy)
  • Your company logo included in the homescreen branding of all presentation recordings
  • Your company logo to be displayed at the beginning and end of each online session recording

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

# Organisation to provide pull up banner/s of standard size approx 1m wide x 2m high. Final number and location on site is subject to Committee approval.

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Red Carpet Exhibition Stage

AUD$12,500 + GST = $13,750

Only one opportunity available        SPONSORSHIP SOLD

One of the main meeting points for the Conference, the Red Carpet Exhibition Stage is the location for new special events as well as the VALA First-Timers’ morning tea and the bloggers/tweeters meet up. Enhanced for 2014
  • Exclusive branding and naming rights to the Red Carpet Exhibition Stage
  • Space available in the Red Carpet Exhibition Stage banner for your company logo **
  • One complimentary raw space or shell scheme exhibition stand (with exhibition entitlements)
  • Two complimentary full delegate registrations including social functions
  • Opportunity for your company to have a 30-minute timeslot on the Red Carpet Exhibition Stage during the lunch or afternoon tea break on day one of the Conference (subject to content and programming approval by the Conference Committee)

The following entitlements are common to all orange-coded, equivalent value sponsorship opportunity packages

  • One full-page colour advertisement in the Conference Handbook
  • Opportunity for a company advertisement (maximum length 30 seconds) to be digitally displayed on rotation on the conference LCD screen during Conference breaks
  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday Friday 29 November 2013.

** Organisation to provide its company logo for the Conference Office to include on the banners by Friday 29 November 2013. Banner and rigging costs are to be covered by VALA. Location and size will be determined by the Conference Office.

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VALAtech Boot Camp

AUD$12,500 + GST = $13,750

Boots

Only one opportunity available        SPONSORSHIP SOLD

Associate your brand with key and emerging technologies. Introduced at VALA2010 where it attracted key technical decision makers, the highly successful VALAtech Boot Camp is our new series of high-end technical and practical sessions.
  • Exclusive branding and naming rights to the VALAtech Boot Camp sessions including on the online booking system (with the exception of the conference partner VALAtech Boot Camp session)
  • Verbal acknowledgement by the Session Chair for your support of the VALAtech Boot Camp session
  • One complimentary raw space or shell scheme exhibition stand (with exhibition entitlements)
  • Two complimentary full delegate registrations including social functions

The following entitlements are common to all orange-coded, equivalent value sponsorship opportunity packages

  • One full-page colour advertisement in the Conference Handbook
  • Opportunity for a company advertisement (maximum length 30 seconds) to be digitally displayed on rotation on the conference LCD screen during Conference breaks
  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

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Network and Recharge Hub

AUD$12,500 + GST = $13,750

Only one opportunity available        SPONSORSHIP SOLD

Your exclusive opportunity to naming rights and branding of the VALA2014 Network and Recharge Hub – a daily hub and meeting place for delegates, with recharge facilities, prominently situated in the Exhibition Area.

Incorporating the Internet Area, the Network and Recharge Hub will provide a central commons, allowing delegates, exhibitors and visitors within the exhibition to recharge, connect and communicate. "Meet me at the Hub" will become a common phrase for the length of the conference. Make this your hub.
Enhanced for 2014
  • Exclusive branding and naming rights to the Network and Recharge Hub
  • Space available in the Network and Recharge Hub banner for your company logo **
  • Your company screensaver and default URL for each computer in the Network and Recharge Hub
  • Opportunity to provide company mouse pads, writing pads and pens for all internet terminals
  • 50% discount for one raw space or shell scheme exhibition stand (with exhibition entitlements)
  • Two complimentary full delegate registration including social functions

The following entitlements are common to all orange-coded, equivalent value sponsorship opportunity packages

  • One full-page colour advertisement in the Conference Handbook
  • Opportunity for a company advertisement (maximum length 30 seconds) to be digitally displayed on rotation on the conference LCD screen during Conference breaks
  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

** Organisation to provide its company logo for the Conference Office to include on the banners by Friday 29 November 2013. Banner and rigging costs are to be covered by VALA. Location and size will be determined by the Conference Office.

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Catering Partner

AUD$12,500 + GST = $13,750

Only one opportunity available

VALA conferences are known and remembered for the quality of the catering. Become the catering partner and create a strong positive brand association with the conference. Enhanced for 2014
  • Exclusive branding and naming rights to the Welcome Reception, Session Breaks and the Farewell Reception
  • Opportunity for your CEO or nominated person to make a three minute address at the Welcome Reception
  • Signage (pull up banners) provided by your company displayed during the Welcome Reception and Farewell Reception
  • Opportunity to place a total of six free-standing banners near to major catering stations#
  • Opportunity to provide branded napkins for delegate use over the duration – at sponsor’s additional cost
  • Opportunity to display signage (pull up banners) provided by your company at each water station#
  • One complimentary raw space or shell scheme exhibition stand (with exhibition entitlements)
  • Two complimentary full delegate registrations including social functions

The following entitlements are common to all orange-coded, equivalent value sponsorship opportunity packages

  • One full-page colour advertisement in the Conference Handbook
  • Opportunity for a company advertisement (maximum length 30 seconds) to be digitally displayed on rotation on the conference LCD screen during Conference breaks
  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

# Organisation to provide pull up banner/s of standard size approx 1m wide x 2m high. Final number and location on site is subject to Committee approval. 

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Coffee Hot Spot

AUD$12,500 + GST = $13,750

Only one opportunity available

Your company coffee Mecca!

Two espresso bars will be situated prominently on the exhibition floor plan and can be located on or near your exhibition stand if you are exhibiting (subject to availability at the time of booking). The Conference will supply the espresso bars, baristas and all consumables for the duration of the Conference.

Establish your brand, reinforce and become synonymous with coffee Mecca!

New for 2014
  • Prominent positioning for your branding over the duration of the conference on the exhibition floor plan
  • Signage (pull up banners) provided by your company to be displayed at the rear of the espresso bars#
  • Opportunity to provide branded coffee cups, napkins and tee-shirts/caps for the barista to wear onsite over the duration of the conference – at sponsor’s additional cost
  • One complimentary full delegate registration including social functions

The following entitlements are common to all orange-coded, equivalent value sponsorship opportunity packages

  • One full-page colour advertisement in the Conference Handbook
  • Opportunity for a company advertisement (maximum length 30 seconds) to be digitally displayed on rotation on the conference LCD screen during Conference breaks
  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

# Organisation to provide pull up banner/s of standard size approx 1m wide x 2m high. Final number and location on site is subject to Committee approval.

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L-Plate Series

AUD$9,400 + GST = $10,340

Only one opportunity available

VALA2014 is delighted to present the fourth L-Plate Series on Monday 3 February 2014. The L-Plate Series provides an introduction to some of the topics that will feature in the main VALA2014 Conference Programme.

Registration is complimentary to all registered delegates and will include an introduction to the basic concepts for development in each of the main conference streams, explaining the terminology and trends in each of the topics outlined, using live examples where possible to demonstrate the technologies. This is a unique opportunity to engage with first timers to VALA2014 and those returning to the industry. L-Plate attendance for 2012 was 137.

  • Exclusive branding and naming rights to the L-Plate Series sessions including on the online booking system
  • Verbal acknowledgement by the Session Chair for your support of the L-Plate Series
  • Opportunity for your CEO or nominated representative to address the delegates at the commencement of the day and at the day’s conclusion
  • 50% discount for one raw space or shell scheme exhibition stand (with exhibition entitlements)
  • One full-page colour advertisement in the Conference Handbook
  • Opportunity for a company advertisement (maximum length 30 seconds) to be digitally displayed on rotation on the conference LCD screen
  • Two complimentary full delegate registrations including social functions

The following entitlements are common to all green-coded, sponsorship opportunity packages

  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

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Delegate Satchels

AUD$9,400 + GST = $10,340

Only one opportunity available

Your company name and/or logo together with conference logo to be over-printed on the delegate satchels. The conference will produce approximately 1,000 satchels, the life of which extends long after the Conference. (Committee reserves the right to select the satchel and approve associated artwork)
  • Your company name and logo, together with the Conference logo, to be overprinted on the delegate satchels
  • 50% discount for one raw space or shell scheme exhibition stand (with exhibition entitlements)

The following entitlements are common to all green-coded, sponsorship opportunity packages

  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

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Conference Handbook and Pocket Programme

AUD$9,400 + GST = $10,340

Only one opportunity available

All delegates receive a copy of the Conference Handbook complete with abstracts plus a pocket-sized mini-programme. This Pocket Programme contains a summary version of the Conference Handbook including session details and exhibition information for ready reference each day.
  • One full-page colour advertisement on the back cover of the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo in the Pocket Programme
  • 50% discount for one raw space or shell scheme exhibition stand (with exhibition entitlements)
  • One complimentary full delegate registration including social functions

The following entitlements are common to all green-coded, sponsorship opportunity packages

  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

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Ice Cream Cart

AUD$7,000 + GST = $7,700

Only one opportunity available

Your chance to provide a sweet treat for delegates during afternoon tea on the final day of the conference. Melbourne will be warm in early February and your company could be the one to provide delegates with a cool treat. The conference will supply the ice cream, attendants and all consumables for the distribution of ice creams. New for 2014
  • Signage (pull up banners) provided by your company at the rear of your ice cream cart#
  • Opportunity to provide branded napkins for delegate use and tee-shirts/caps for the attendant to wear when handing out ice creams – at sponsor’s additional cost
  • One complimentary full delegate registration including social events

The following entitlements are common to all green-coded, sponsorship opportunity packages

  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • Your company logo on sponsor acknowledgement board
  • Your company logo on the VALA2014 website hotlinked to your company's website
  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)*
  • Your company logo will be included in the sponsorship PowerPoint slides shown in all sessions for the duration of the Conference
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

# Organisation to provide pull up banner/s of standard size approx 1m wide x 2m high. Final number and location on site is subject to Committee approval.

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Note Pads and Pens

AUD$3,100 + GST = $3,410

Plus supply of all stock for use x 1,200 units of each

Only one opportunity available

Have your branded stationery available for all delegates to use during the conference and later – your pads and pens will be inserted into all delegate satchels and will also be available for delegate use at the registration desk*.
  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook
  • First right of refusal for this sponsorship for VALA2016 (VALA reserves the right to alter sponsorship packages for VALA2016)

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

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Satchel Insert

AUD$3,100 + GST = $3,410

  • One piece of promotional literature in each delegate satchel (excluding note pads and pens)
  • All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013

 

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Advertising - Full Page

AUD$2,100 + GST = $2,310

  • One full-page colour advertisement in the Conference Handbook (digital artwork to be supplied by the sponsor accompanied with colour laser prints)
  • Your company logo in the Conference Handbook

 

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For further sponsorship opportunities please contact the VALA2014 Conference Office.

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PLEASE NOTE:

* All promotional literature for inclusion in the delegate satchel is subject to approval by Conference Committee. Sponsors are required to obtain approval of their insert from the Conference Office by Friday 29 November 2013.

**Organisation to provide its company logo for the Conference Office to include on the banners. Banner and rigging costs are to be covered by VALA. Location and size will be determined by the Conference Office.

#Organisation to provide pull up banner/s of standard size approx 1m wide x 2m high. Final number and location on site is subject to Committee approval.

Acknowledgement in all printed material is subject to sponsorship confirmation prior to printing deadlines. Where a sponsorship item includes a full-page advertisement, position preference may be specified, but location of the advertisement will be at the discretion of the Conference Committee

All sponsorship and exhibition packages are quoted in Australian dollars (AUD).

For full Terms and Conditions, Click Here

Interested in exhibition opportunities? Check out the VALA 2014 Exhibition Opportunities Web page.

 

Further Information

For further sponsorship opportunities and more information, please contact Helen McGowan, Sponsorship and Exhibition Manager, on +61 3 9907 8628, +61 3 9645 6311 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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