Sponsorship Opportunities in 2022

Sponsorship Opportunities in 2022

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 2022, the meeting roadmap currently looks like:

  • virtualUKNOF March 2022
  • UKNOF49 – April – Manchester
  • UKNOF50 – September – London

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.

 

 

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.

These opportunities are tied to a single meeting, and unless otherwise specified as an option allowing co-sponsors, are listed with Individual Company sponsor pricing. We offer discounts for multiple consecutive meeting sponsorships. Please email sponsor@uknof.org.uk to discuss this.

General Brand Awareness Benefits

In addition to the distinctive benefits received based on Sponsorship category, all Sponsors receive the following:

 

  • logo on the meeting micro-site linked to your own website
  • logo and text on sponsors page on the meeting micro-site
  • logo on the webcast rolling static slides, and on applicable slides during the meeting
  • logo on meeting event banners
  • recognition on our mailing list and social media channels
  • public acknowledgment during the meeting proceedings

 

There are currently 3 categories of meeting sponsorship:

  • Deluxe
  • Associate
  • Contributor

 


DELUXE – £7500

Standard Deluxe Sponsor Benefits (along with the General Brand Awareness Benefits listed above):

  • 5 complimentary registrations
  • exhibition table with power in sponsors area to exhibit products
  • opportunity to distribute up to two pieces of literature and up to two pieces of promotional items for the duration of the sponsorship
  • space for 3 slim floor standing banners
  • space for wide pop-out floor standing banner
  • paragraph of sponsor text in meeting follow up email from UKNOF to delegates
  • Optional Extras (£550 each):
    • per additional literature / promotional item
    • your literature and/or promotional items placed on delegate chairs/tables
    • per additional slim floor standing banner
    • larger exhibition table
    • subject to availability:
      • welcome speech, up to 5 minutes duration
      • sponsor logo on delegate badge
      • meeting lanyard, co-branding with UKNOF
      • meeting lanyard, sponsor-only brand
      • sponsor designed T-shirt, co-branded with UKNOF
    • Option of 15, 20 or 25 minutes presentation slot
      • 15 minutes @ £1500
      • 20 minutes @ £2000
      • 25 minutes @ £2500
    • Option to add Pints n’ Packets sponsorship
      • Pints n’ Packets Contributor @ £1000
      • Pints n’ Packets Exhibitor @ £2000

You may opt to be a Deluxe sponsor in either one of the following two ways:

(i) Meeting Deluxe sponsorship

  • Multiple available per meeting

 

(ii) AV sponsorship

  • One (1) available per meeting
  • £5000 supplement
  • co-sponsors (sharing Deluxe sponsorship benefits) possible

Note for all Deluxe sponsor benefits and options: Badges and co-branded lanyards will be produced by UKNOF. T-shirts, floor standing banners, literature, promotional items and shipping to the meeting venue are the responsibility of the sponsor.

 


ASSOCIATE – £3000

Standard Associate Sponsor Benefits (along with the Brand Awareness Benefits listed above):

  • 2 complimentary meeting registrations (£400 value)
  • Optional Extras (£600 each):
    • per additional literature / promotional item
    • per additional slim floor standing banner
    • per additional wide floor standing banner (£400 supplement)
    • power to sponsor space
  • Option of 15, 20 or 25 minutes presentation slot
    • 15 minutes @ £3000
    • 20 minutes @ £4000
    • 25 minutes @ £5000
  • Option to add Pints n’ Packets sponsorship
    • Pints n’ Packets Contributor @ £1100
    • Pints n’ Packets Exhibitor @ £2500

You may opt to be an Associate sponsor in any one of the following four ways:

(i) Meeting Associate sponsorship

  • multiple available per meeting.
  • Additional Benefits:
    • space for 1 slim floor standing display
    • distribute one piece of literature and small promotional item at the registration desk
  • Optional Extras (£600 each):
    • exhibition table in sponsors area for sponsor to exhibit products and distribute one piece of literature and small promotional item instead of at registration desk
    • subject to availability:
      • meeting lanyard, co-branding with UKNOF
      • meeting lanyard, sponsor-only brand
      • sponsor designed T-shirt, co-branded with UKNOF

 

(ii) Coffee Breaks sponsorship

  • three (3) available in total (1 sponsorship per break) per meeting
  • duration of coffee break – 30 minutes. Exhibitor time max 1 hour
  • Additional Benefits (for duration of the break):
    • exhibition table in breaks area (space permitting) for sponsor to exhibit products
    • opportunity to distribute literature and promotional items
    • space for 1 slim floor standing banner in breaks area (space permitting)

 

(iii) Lunch sponsorship

  • two (2) available in total (2 sponsorships per lunch) per meeting.
  • duration of lunch – approx 1.5 hours. Exhibitor time max 2 hours.
  • Additional Benefits (for duration of the lunch):
    • exhibition table in lunch area (space permitting) for sponsor to exhibit products
    • opportunity to distribute literature and promotional items
    • space for 1 slim floor standing banner in lunch area (space permitting)

 

(iv) Pints n’ Packets Exhibitor sponsorship

This is the UKNOF Social Networking Event which takes place as soon as the meeting ends

  • four (4) available in total
  • duration approx 2 hours
  • Additional Benefits:
    • exhibition table in sponsors area from end of afternoon coffee break to end of Pints n’ Packets, to exhibit products
    • opportunity to distribute literature and promotional items on exhibition table
    • space for 1 slim floor standing banner for the duration of Pints n’ Packets

Note for all Associate sponsor benefits and options, where applicable: Co-branded lanyards will be produced by UKNOF. Sponsor-only brand lanyards, floor standing banners, literature, promotional items and shipping to the meeting venue are the responsibility of the sponsor.

 


 

CONTRIBUTOR – minimum £1200

This level is the minimum commitment to support a UKNOF meeting through sponsorship and £1200 is the suggested minimum sponsorship, however you may contribute more.

In addition to the Brand Awareness Benefits received in all Individual Meeting Sponsorship categories, all Contributor sponsors also receive additional benefits outlined below.

You may opt to be a Contributor sponsor in one of the following four ways:

(i) Meeting Contributor sponsorship

  • multiple available per meeting
  • Additional Benefits:
    • 1 complimentary meeting registration (£200 value).
  • Optional Extras (£650 each):
    • space for 1 slim floor standing banner
    • subject to availability:
      • meeting lanyard, co-branding with UKNOF
      • meeting lanyard, sponsor-only brand

 

(ii) Survey Giveaway sponsorship

  • one (1) available per meeting
  • Additional Benefit:
    • UKNOF will purchase some prize of a retail value of £100 from your Contributor sponsorship funds. If you wish for the prize to be of a higher value you may increase the value of your sponsorship

 

(iii) Meetup Station sponsorship

  • one (1) available per meeting
  • Additional Benefit:
    • This meetup banner is used for everyone who needs a designated meeting place. It is tall and stands out with the UKNOF logo and colours. Let’s add your name and logo to it

 

(iv) Pints n’ Packets Contributor sponsorship

This is the UKNOF Social Networking Event which takes place as soon as the meeting ends multiple available per meeting

  • Additional Benefits:
    • 1 complimentary meeting registration (£200 value).
    • space for 1 slim floor standing banner

Note for all Contributor sponsor benefits and options, where applicable: Co-branded lanyards will be produced by UKNOF. Sponsor-only brand lanyards, floor standing banners and shipping to the meeting venue are the responsibility of the sponsor.

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