General

  • Sponsors must sign a Sponsorship Agreement Form specific to their particular sponsorship, which will detail booth types and booth numbers selected (if applicable).
  • Sponsors will receive recognition on the Sponsor List page of metrocon.info from initiation of sponsorship through October 2017.
  • Sponsors will receive recognition in every official METROCON email mass communication between April 1 - September 1, 2017.
  • To have a company logo used for the website, on-site signage and Directory, sponsors must provide METROCON with the requested logo types in a timely manner. If no logo is provided by May 1, 2017, the sponsor’s company name will simply be typeset for all applications.
  • Sponsors will receive the list of all Attendees [names, addresses, email addresses (unless an Attendee chooses to opt-out on sharing his or her email address), and self-declared design practice areas] within 2-3 weeks after the show. The list will be emailed directly to the primary Sponsor contact.

Registration/Payments

  • By completing the registration process and purchasing a sponsorship, the Sponsor acknowledges complete understanding and full acceptance of the METROCON Terms & Conditions.
  • Up to two (2) companies may share a sponsorship; however, only one single payment will be accepted for sponsorships. For example, if Companies A & B go in together for a $2,500 sponsorship, one payment in the amount of $2,500 will be accepted, but two payments in the amount of $1,250 each will not be accepted.
  • Sponsors have the option of paying for their sponsorships by check up until February 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm. After that date/time, sponsorships must be paid for in full with a Credit Card Payment online. The deadline for all sponsorship payments is March 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm unless sponsorship is purchased after that date/time. At that point, sponsorship payments will be due in full upon their registration.
  • Sponsors have the option of paying for their booths by check up until March 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm. After that date and time, sponsor booths must be paid for in full with a Credit Card Payment online. The deadline for all Sponsor booth payments is May 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm unless booths are purchased after that date/time. At that point, Sponsor booth payments will be due in full upon their registration.
  • The following Credit Cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. All monetary transactions are to be conducted in U.S. dollars.
  • REFUNDS: Regardless of registration date, payments received for official event sponsorships are non-refundable.

Exhibiting/Move-In & Move-Out

  • Sponsors who want to take advantage of the benefit to choose their exact booth location must do so with the assistance of the Sponsorship Liaison, as he or she has possession of the master booth placement floor plan. Sponsors have until March 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm to choose and register for their exact booth location.
  • All items provided as part of sponsorship packages must be submitted in sample or mock-up image form to the METROCON Committee for written approval on or before June 30, 2017; actual items must be delivered on-site between 1pm Tue, August 8, 2017 – 3pm Wed, August 9, 2017.
  • Sponsors who are exhibiting may move in a day before non-sponsoring Exhibitors do. Sponsors must follow the official Move-In / Move-Out Schedule, which can be found on the Exhibitor Resources page.
  • Sponsors will receive recognition floor stickers to be displayed in conjunction with exhibit area.
  • Sponsors will receive recognition in the METROCON show Directory, which will be distributed to all Attendees on-site during the show.
  • Refer to the Exhibitor Policies and METROCON Terms & Conditions for additional information about exhibiting.