Esri User Conference

June 27 – July 1, 2016 | San Diego Convention Center

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Sponsor and exhibit opportunities are open only to partners in the Esri Partner Network.

Requested sponsor materials are due no later than Friday, April 1, 2016.



View the 2016 UC floor plan [PDF].

All organizations that have purchased a booth at the Esri User Conference are entitled to a 10% discount on sponsorships or exhibit spaces at the Esri Imaging and Mapping Forum, Esri Business Summit, Esri Education GIS Conference, and Esri National Security and Public Safety Summit.

Exhibit Packages Exhibitor
$4,500 - $7,500
Elite
Sponsor
$50,000
Premier
Sponsor
$100,000
Exhibit Space
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Includes back and side drape, complimentary lead retrieval, access to free Wi-Fi, and an ID sign. Prices vary according to location ranging from $4,500 - $7,500. See the floorplan for further details.
10'x10'    
Corporate Description
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Word count of corporate description promoted on the event website.
50 75 100
Full-Conference Registrations
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Includes the UC plenary, all scheduled sessions, workshops, meals, beverage breaks, and tote bag. Each badge gives access to the Thursday Night Party (company employees only).
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Logo Featured: Event Website  
Logo Featured: Event E-Blast  
Logo Featured: Recognition Signage  
Logo Featured: Various Convention Center Furniture    
Logo Featured: Grand Lobby Staircase Signage    
Logo Featured: GIS Solutions Expo Aisle Signs    
Private Meeting Room
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One dedicated 10'x10' ad-hoc meeting room in the UC Expo which includes a locking door with table and chairs, electricity, and internet connection. Limit one per organization.
   
Premier Seating at the UC Plenary Session
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Twenty (20) seats reserved for your organization at the UC Plenary.
   
Admissions to the 5K Run and Yoga
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Admission for two (2) runners and two (2) yogis to the 5K Fun Run/Walk and Yoga in the Plaza.
   
Priority Booth Selection for 2017 UC
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Sponsors of the 2016 UC have the opportunity to sponsor the following year and reserve their space before anyone else in 2017.
 
Complimentary Lead Retrieval System
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Esri makes available one complimentary lead retrieval unit for the UC.
 
Lunchtime SIG or Evening Social Sponsorship Recognition
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Sponsor recognition at your choice of Esri lunchtime Special Interest Group (SIG) or evening social.

Sponsorship includes food and beverage provided by Esri, a two (2) minute presentation with two (2) slides (SIGs only), company recognition in the UC agenda, logo promotion on recognition signage and on Esri e-mail to targeted industry attendees, social media promotion (one (1) tweet provided by sponsor), and a contact list of SIG/social attendees (full contact information of attendees who opt to have their badge scanned at entry).
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Discount on UC or UC Concurrent Sponsor Opportunity
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Sponsor discount for additional UC or UC Concurrent event opportunities (IMF, Biz Summit, etc.).
  20% 30%
Press Kit Opportunity in the Press Lounge
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The opportunity to make available a company press kit in Esri's Press Lounge.
 
Sponsor Full Panel Sign
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Content provided by sponsor. Subject to Esri approval. Submit art file to Esri by April 1, 2016.
 
Social Media Promotion
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Content provided by sponsor. Subject to Esri approval. Number of tweets Esri will promote on sponsor's behalf. Submit to Esri by April 1, 2016. Maximum 140 character count per tweet, including spaces and #EsriUC event hash tag.
  3 5
Additional Sponsor Options
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Number of additional sponsor perks to customize your sponsor package.
  10 15
Sponsors Choose Options from the Following:
10'x10' Booth
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Create a UC exhibit by 10'x10' increments. Includes back and side drape, access to free Wi-Fi, and an ID sign.
Available
20 Full-Conference Registrations
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Includes the UC plenary, all scheduled sessions, workshops, meals, beverage breaks, and tote bag. Each badge gives access to the Thursday Night Party (company employees only).
Available
Pocket Agenda Advertisement
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One full page color pocket agenda advertisement (deadline: April 1, 2016, subject to Esri approval, limit one per organization, does not include cover spots).
Available
ArcUser Advertisement
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One full page color advertisement in a future hardcopy and online edition of ArcUser (Retail value $7,075 with 390,000 subscribers, deadline: April 1, 2016, subject to Esri approval, limit one per organization, does not include cover spots).
Available
ArcNews Advertisement
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One 1/3 page color advertisement in a future hardcopy and online edition of ArcNews (Retail value $5,190 with 800,000 subscribers, deadline: April 1, 2016, subject to Esri approval, limit one per organization, does not include cover spots).
Available
Lunchtime Session
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One lunchtime session (12:00 PM - 12:50 PM) published in the agenda (deadline: April 1, 2016, subject to Esri approval, based on room availability).
Available
Private Meeting Room
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One dedicated 10'x10' ad-hoc meeting room in the UC Expo which includes a locking door with table and chairs, electricity, and internet connection. Limit one per organization.
Available
E-Mail Blast Inclusion
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One inclusion in an Esri e-mail blast to all registered UC attendees - 25 words and URL (deadline: April 1, 2016, subject to Esri approval, limit one per organization).
Available
10 Thursday Night Party Wristbands
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Coupon for wristbands redeemed at the Info Desk. The band is placed on the wrist by Esri staff only. Limit one per organization.
Available
Column Wrap
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Content provided by sponsor. First come, first served. Column wrap attached to the available column of your choice in the UC Expo. Submit digital copy of content to Esri by April 1, 2016. Subject to Esri approval, Esri will produce the printed column wrap.
Available
Lunchtime SIG Sponsorship
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Sponsor recognition at your choice of Esri lunchtime Special Interest Group (SIG). Sponsorship includes food and beverage provided by Esri, a two (2) minute presentation with two (2) slides, company recognition in the UC agenda, logo promotion on recognition signage and on Esri e-mail to targeted industry attendees, social media promotion (one (1) tweet provided by sponsor), and a contact list of SIG attendees (full contact information of attendees who opt to have their badge scanned at entry).
Available
Evening Social Sponsorship
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Sponsor recognition at your choice of Esri evening social. Sponsorship includes food and beverage provided by Esri, company recognition in the UC agenda, logo promotion on recognition signage and on Esri e-mail to targeted industry attendees, social media promotion (one (1) tweet provided by sponsor), and a contact list of social attendees (full contact information of attendees who opt to have their badge scanned at entry).
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Additional Opportunities Contributor
$1,000
Curbside
Vehicle
$2,500
Flag Pole
Signage
$3,000
Lunch Truck
Fair
$5,000
Exclusive Opportunity
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Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are open only to partners in the Esri Partner Network.
  4 Available 1 Available 6 Available
Corporate Description
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Word count of corporate description promoted on the event website.
  25 50 50
Full-Conference Registrations
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Includes the UC plenary, all scheduled sessions, workshops, meals, beverage breaks, and tote bag. Each badge gives access to the Thursday Night Party (company employees only).
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Social Media Promotion
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Subject to Esri approval. Number of tweets Esri will promote on sponsor's behalf. Submit to Esri by April 1, 2016. Maximum 140 character count per tweet, including spaces and #EsriUC event hash tag.
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Lunch Truck Fair Details
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Located on the Hilton lawn food truck area, Esri will make available one 10' x 10' outdoor exhibit space during lunchtime on Monday, June 27 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Exhibit space includes an EZ Up, one 6' skirted table, two chairs, electricity, and a complimentary lead retrieval unit.

Limit one per organization, you are encouraged to conduct games, promote giveaways, etc. to appeal to the attendees!
     
Flag Pole Signage Details
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Your company logo exclusively featured on ten (10) flag poles along Harbor Boulevard. Fly your company name high down the main street of the San Diego Convention Center!
     
Curbside Vehicle Details
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One dedicated SDCC curbside location for dynamic Ride-N-Drive vehicles at the User Conference - no static displays! Esri provides one 6' skirted table, two chairs, a complimentary lead retrieval unit, and a vehicle permit for the event.
     
Contributor Details
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Your logo or ad featured on a digital LCD display located on the GIS Solutions Expo floorplan signs. These locator signs will be scattered throughout the expo and will rotate through your provided company logo or ad.
     

 

Additional Opportunities Startup Zone
Sponsor
$10,000
Hotel Key
Cards
$20,000
Health & Fitness
Sponsor
$20,0000
GeoLounge
Sponsor
$25,000
Exclusive Opportunity
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Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are open only to partners in the Esri Partner Network.
2 Available 2 Available 1 Available 1 Available
Corporate Description
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Word count of corporate description promoted on the event website.
50 50 50 50
Social Media Promotion
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Subject to Esri approval. Number of tweets Esri will promote on sponsor's behalf. Submit to Esri by April 1, 2016. Maximum 140 character count per tweet, including spaces and #EsriUC event hash tag.
1 1 2 1
Pocket Agenda Advertisement
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One full page color pocket agenda advertisement (deadline: April 1, 2016, subject to Esri approval, limit one per organization, does not include cover spots).
Full-Conference Registrations
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Includes the UC plenary, all scheduled sessions, workshops, meals, beverage breaks, and tote bag. Each badge gives access to the Thursday Night Party (company employees only).
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Startup Zone Sponsor Details
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Champion the Emerging Business Program by sponsoring the UC Startup Zone! Included in this offering is one standard kiosk including carpet, two stools, electricity, a monitor, and internet connection, your logo featured on the event web page, recognition signage, and one presentation/demo in the Startup Zone spotlight theatre.

Limit one per organization and subject to Esri approval.
     
Hotel Key Card Details
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Get your brand in the hands of our attendees! Your company logo promoted on the hotel key cards of the main conference hotels: the Hilton Bayfront + Omni Hotel bundled together or the Manchester Grand Hyatt + Marriott Marquis bundled together.
     
Health & Fitness Sponsor Details
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Sponsor the 5K Fun Run/Walk and Yoga in the Plaza. Your company logo will be promoted on recognition signage, the runner's bibs, yoga mats, the event webpage, refreshment stations, AND the grand finish line banner!

Admission will be provided for two (2) runners and two (2) yogis. Esri will provide the contact list of participants for each event: an estimated list of 800 for the 5K Run/Walk and estimated 300 yogis for Yoga in the Plaza. Badges will be scanned as admission forms are completed.
     
GeoLounge Sponsor Details
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Distinguish your company by exclusively sponsoring the UC GeoLounge, one of the most frequented areas of the San Diego Convention Center. You have the opportunity to brand 1/4 of the GeoLounge screen with your promotional messaging and provide literature in the area.

Subject to Esri approval, your company logo will also be promoted on the event webpage, recognition signage, and various GeoLounge furniture.
     

Expo Hours

Expo Set-Up Sunday, June 26, 2016 San Diego Convention Center, Hall A - C 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Expo Set-Up Monday, June 26, 2016 San Diego Convention Center, Hall A - C 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Expo Open Tuesday, June 27, 2016 San Diego Convention Center, Hall A - C 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Expo Open Wednesday, June 28, 2016 San Diego Convention Center, Hall A - C 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Expo Open Thursday, June 29, 2016 San Diego Convention Center, Hall A - C 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Expo Teardown Thursday, June 29, 2016 San Diego Convention Center, Hall A - C 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Questions

Contact us or call 909-793-2853, ext. 1-2587. Also, check out our Frequently Asked Questions.