Sponsorship Opportunities in 2021

Sponsorship Opportunities in 2021

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN 2021

This year, UKNOF is offering the following sponsorship opportunities:

  • Individual Meeting sponsorships
  • Individual Meeting Social / Pints n’ Packets sponsorships
  • Multiple Meeting sponsorships
  • Multiple Meeting Social / Pints n’ Packets sponsorships
  • Annual Patron sponsorships.

Further details are given below.

Note: UKNOF is open to organisations wishing to sponsor multiple meetings upfront.

Meeting Roadmap

UKNOF runs three main meetings per year – generally in January, April and September – around the UK. There are also plans to run “UKNOF On The Road” meetings in collaboration with other organisations.

For 2021, the meeting roadmap currently looks like:

  • UKNOF46 – January – Virtual Meeting
  • UKNOF47 – April – Virtual Meeting
  • UKNOF48 – November TBC – format TBC

UKNOF may also have “On The Road” meetings.

A Note About Sponsor Presentations

UKNOF meetings have the following limit on sponsor presentations:

Maximum 3 sponsor presentations per day
and

Maximum 40-50 minutes in total per day

This translates as follows:

50 minutes in total

2 x 25 minutes presentations
1 x 20 minutes and 2 x 15 minutes presentations

45 minutes in total

3 x 15 minutes presentations
1 x 25 minutes and 1 x 20 minutes presentations

40 minutes in total

1 x 25 minutes and 1 x 15 minutes presentations
2 x 20 minutes presentations

All Sponsor Presentation slots are on a first come first served basis.

Although it is expected that a sponsor presentation is to be a sales or promotional pitch, the best way to reap the most benefit from the sponsorship is to target the presentation to the audience. In our experience, an out-and-out blatant sales pitch will turn the audience off. However, giving an interesting technical presentation that has a sales or promotional element to it will most likely keep the audience engaged and asking questions to find out more.

Sponsorship Comparison Table

Please email sponsor@uknof.org.uk to discuss sponsoring a meeting, social and/or being an annual patron sponsor. All sponsorships are subject to our Terms & Conditions.

This table is just a quick glance comparison. For details of the benefits of each sponsor type, please refer to the appropriate sections further down this page.

Individual Meeting Sponsorship

Various sponsorship opportunities exist, each with different levels of benefits. Sponsorships contribute toward meeting running costs. All sponsorship amounts listed are subject to applicable UK VAT (currently 20%).

All sponsorship categories listed below allow for multiple sponsors per meeting. If you are interested in sole-sponsorship then please contact us.

UKNOF appreciates the support of the sponsors regardless of whichever meeting sponsorship level is chosen.

Contributor Sponsor – £850+

Benefits:

  • Public recognition during the meeting, opening and closing remarks
  • Recognition on the UKNOF mailing list and social media channels
  • Your logo on the meeting microsite linked to your own website.
  • Your logo on applicable slides in the meeting and meeting webcast.
  • Your logo on UKNOF event banners
  • Your logo on UKNOF event t-shirts/event give-away bags if and when applicable
  • One (1) late registration pass

Optional extras:

  • Slim pull-up floor standing banners in meeting venue – £550 each (sponsor to supply their own banners)
  • Contribute toward a specific meeting cost (coffee breaks, breakfast, lunches, venue, AV, connectivity, delegate badges, UKNOF T-shirts, UKNOF bags, etc) – £550 + costs
  • Contribute toward a creative idea (barista during the breaks, crepe stall during lunch, your own branded T-shirts, your one branded bags, etc) – £550 + costs
  • ‘Upgrade’ to also be a UKNOF Pints n’ Packets Exhibitor sponsor – £4000

Associate Sponsor – £3000

Benefits:

  • Public recognition during the meeting, opening and closing remarks
  • Recognition on the UKNOF mailing list and social media channels
  • Your logo on the meeting microsite linked to your own website.
  • Your logo on applicable slides in the meeting and meeting webcast.
  • Your logo on UKNOF event banners
  • Your logo on UKNOF event t-shirts/event give-away bags if and when applicable
  • Two (2) late registration passes
  • If distributing literature (optional extra) then this can be placed on a shared desk with other sponsor literature
  • If distributing literature and/or promotional items then can be placed in UKNOF gift bags, if applicable

Optional extras:

  • Slim pull-up floor standing banners in meeting venue – £550 each (sponsor to supply their own banners)
  • Small exhibition table in sponsors area in meeting venue – £550
  • Literature and promotional items in your sponsor space – £550 each (sponsor to supply their own literature and promotional items)
  • Contribute toward a specific meeting cost (coffee breaks, breakfast, lunches, venue, AV, connectivity, delegate badges, UKNOF T-shirts, UKNOF bags, etc) – £550 + costs
  • Contribute toward a creative idea (barista during the breaks, crepe stall during lunch, your own branded T-shirts, your one branded bags, etc) – £550 + costs
  • ‘Upgrade’ to also be a UKNOF Pints n’ Packets Exhibitor sponsor – £3000

Premium Sponsor – £7500

Benefits:

  • Public recognition during the meeting, opening and closing remarks
  • Recognition on the UKNOF mailing list and social media channels
  • Your logo on the meeting microsite linked to your own website.
  • Your logo on applicable slides in the meeting and meeting webcast.
  • Your logo on UKNOF event banners
  • Your logo on UKNOF event t-shirts/event give-away bags if and when applicable
  • Six (6) late registration passes
  • Two (2) slim pull-up floor standing banners in meeting venue (sponsor to supply their own banners)
  • Small exhibition table in sponsors area in meeting venue
  • Opportunity to distribute up to 2 pieces of your own literature and/or promotional items in your sponsor space
  • Your literature can be placed on a shared desk with other sponsor literature
  • Your literature and/or promotional items then can be placed in UKNOF gift bags, if applicable
  • Option of 15, 20 or 25 minutes presentation slot

Optional extras:

  • Additional slim pull-up floor standing banners in meeting venue – £550 each (sponsor to supply their own banners)
  • Wide pop-out floor standing banner at exhibition table – £850 (sponsor to supply their own banners)
  • Medium exhibition table in sponsors area in meeting venue – £550 ; Large exhibition table in sponsors area in meeting venue – £1000
  • Additional Literature and promotional items – £550 each (sponsor to supply their own literature and promotional items)
  • Your literature and/or promotional items can be placed on delegate chairs/tables – £550 each (sponsor to supply their own literature and promotional items)
  • Presentation slot durations – 15 minutes £1650 ; 20 minutes £2200 ; 25 minutes £2750
  • Welcome speech, up to 10 minutes duration – £1100
  • Contribute toward a specific meeting cost (coffee breaks, breakfast, lunches, venue, AV, connectivity, delegate badges, UKNOF T-shirts, UKNOF bags, etc) – only costs
  • Contribute toward a creative idea (barista during the breaks, crepe stall during lunch, your own branded T-shirts, your one branded bags, etc) – only costs
  • ‘Upgrade’ to also be a UKNOF Social (Pints n’ Packets) sponsor – £2000

Supporting specific meeting costs / creative/unique ideas

All meeting sponsors may also optionally, either contribute toward a particular meeting cost or do something creative/unique.

Examples of meeting costs include: coffee breaks, breakfast, lunches, venue, AV, connectivity, delegate badges, UKNOF T-shirts, UKNOF bags, etc

Examples of unique/creative ideas include: barista during the breaks, crepe stall during lunch, your own branded T-shirts, your one branded bags, etc

If you have any other ideas, do let us know. All creative ideas must also incorporate the UKNOF logo. Final idea/design will be reviewed and must be approved by UKNOF.

Note: The Sponsor is responsible for costs and production of the unique/creative idea and whatever is being sponsored. All designs and ideas will be reviewed and must be approved by UKNOF in advance.

Pints n’ Packets // Social Sponsorship

Various sponsorship opportunities exist, each with different levels of benefits. All sponsorship amounts listed are subject to applicable UK VAT (currently 20%).

If you wish to sponsor a UKNOF Social Networking Event then this is the section for you. For 2018 we are staying with the Pints n’ Packets format. (Note: UKNOF are still open to the more traditional official UKNOF sponsored social events as held in the recent past and these will need to be discussed on an individual basis).

Pints n’ Packets Sponsorship offers sponsors an opportunity for high visibility as they exhibit their products on a tabletop display for 2-3 hours. Sponsors will have focused attention with interested attendees with an opportunity to further explore extensive business discussions and presentations.

If you are a meeting sponsor, and depending on its category, you may “add-on” Pints n’ Packets sponsorship at a discount.

Supporter – £1200

Benefits:

  • Public recognition during the meeting, opening and closing remarks
  • Recognition on the UKNOF mailing list and social media channels
  • Your logo on the meeting microsite linked to your own website.
  • Your logo on applicable slides in the meeting and meeting webcast.
  • Your logo on UKNOF event banners
  • One (1) late registration pass for the main meeting

Exhibitor – £4000 (£3000 for Associate meeting sponsors ; £2000 for Premium meeting sponsors)

Benefits:

  • Public recognition during the meeting, opening and closing remarks
  • Recognition on the UKNOF mailing list and social media channels
  • Your logo on the meeting microsite linked to your own website.
  • Your logo on applicable slides in the meeting and meeting webcast.
  • Your logo on UKNOF event banners
  • Three (3) late registration passes for the main meeting
  • Multiple slim pull-up floor standing banners or a single wide pop-out floor standing banner in your sponsor space (sponsor to supply their own banners)
  • Medium sized exhibition table for exhibiting your products and literature
  • Opportunity to distribute your own literature and/or promotional items in your sponsor space

Patron Sponsorship

This sponsorship shows your support of UKNOF over a period of a calendar year (3 meetings plus any extra meetings that may be held) and enables UKNOF to be more effective in being able to offer it’s unique service to the community.

All sponsorship amounts listed are subject to applicable UK VAT (currently 20%).

Individual Patron – £50+

The suggested minimum sponsorship for an Individual Patron is £50 per annum.

Benefits:

  • Collective public recognition during the meeting, opening and closing remarks
  • Collective recognition on the UKNOF mailing list and social media channels
  • Named recognition on the UKNOF website/wiki – individual name / organisation logo
  • 50% discount on a single paid registration per meeting for the individual patron

You may sign up immediately at:
http://uknof-patron-sponsorship.eventbrite.co.uk

Organisation Patron – £1000+

The suggested minimum sponsorship for an Organisation Patron is 1000 per annum.
Benefits:

  • Collective public recognition during the meeting, opening and closing remarks
  • Collective recognition on the UKNOF mailing list and social media channels
  • Named recognition on the UKNOF website/wiki – individual name / organisation logo
  • 50% discount on up to ten (10) paid registrations per meeting for delegates from the patron organisation

Please email ponsor@uknof.org.uk to discuss being an annual organisation patron sponsor. You may also sign up immediately at:

http://uknof-patron-sponsorship.eventbrite.co.uk

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