Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2022  •  Morial Convention Center  •  New Orleans, LA

Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

Work with our team to select the perfect sponsorship or advertising opportunity to support your exhibit at the WorkBoat Show. 

Marketing your presence at the Show is a crucial element of a successful exhibit. Our expert sales team can help you identify the perfect opportunity that drives results. 

Looking to make a big impact? Bundle together two or more opportunities for special discounted pricing. Talk to a sales rep for more details. 

Brand Awareness Opportunities 

All of these opportunities are great ways to elevate your presence at the Show with increased branding. At-Show sponsorships drive traffic to your booth and are the perfect way to make sure you are front and center as buyers walk the show floor.

  • *SOLD* Official Badge Sponsor
    (Exclusive Opportunity)
    $4,000

    Secure one of the most visible pieces of advertising real-estate at the WorkBoat Show with the official badge sponsorship. Your custom artwork will be diplayed on the full back of badge of every person that attends the Show. This is the perfect opportunity to promote a new product, advertise sessions in your booth, or include a QR code to encourage buyers to visit your website.
    Deadline to secure opportunity: July 1, 2022

  • Lanyard Sponsor
    (Limited Opportunities)
    $2,500

    Get your brand around the neck of the industry’s important executives. This is an opportunity to distribute lanyards in the registration area and information booth. Lanyard production will be the responsibility of the sponsor.
    Deadline to secure opportunity: August 1, 2022

  • Official Expo Bag
    (Limited Opportunities)
    $2,500

    Strategic bag distribution outlets will be located in the registration area. This opportunity will create “walking mini-billboards” as attendees carry them, showcasing your company’s logo and message onto every area of the Expo floor. Bag production will be responsibility of the sponsor.
    Deadline to secure opportunity: September 1, 2022

  • Registration Giveaway Sponsor
    (Limited Opportunities)
    $2,500

    Giveaway stations will be strategically located throughout the registration area and at the Info Booths. This opportunity is a chance to get branded giveaway in the hands of attendees before they event hit the show. Giveaway production will be responsibility of the sponsor.
    Deadline to secure opportunity: August 1, 2022

  • Billboards (Lobby placement) $2,200

    Drive traffic to your booth by advertising outside of its walls. Put your messaging on a billboard, size 38” x 81", four-color, and double sided. These freestanding billboards will be located in the lobby of the Morial Convention Center.

    Deadline to secure opportunity: September 1, 2022

  • Billboards (Center Aisle placement) $2,700

    Drive traffic to your booth by advertising outside of its walls. Put your messaging on a billboard, size 38” x 81", four-color, and double sided. These freestanding billboards will be located in the center aisle of the Show floor.

    Deadline to secure opportunity: September 1, 2022

  • Main Aisle Charging Kiosk
    (Limited Opportunities)
    $2,000

    Charging stations are always highly utilized at trade events and this sponsorship is the perfect opportunity to get your brand in front of attendees while they charge up. These free-standing kiosks will be placed in the main aisle for easy access and premium advertising potential. With this sponsorship you will get a 22x28 sign built into the kiosk and also have the ability to leave your branding materials/ giveaways on the counter.

    Deadline to secure opportunity: September 1, 2022

  • Premium Booth Number Display w/ Company Logo $350

    Make sure your customers can find you! Place a 2’ x 2’ four color sticker in the aisle in front of your booth for added visibly. Just send us your logo and we’ll do the rest.

    Deadline to secure opportunity: September 1, 2022

  • Premium Aisle Sponsorship $5,000

    Have your company name and logo and booth number displayed on a 4’ x 4’ floor sticker at the beginning and end of each aisle. This opportunity will help drive traffic to your booth and increase you brand presence.

    Deadline to secure opportunity: September 1, 2022

  • Equipment Display Call for pricing

    Display your equipment in high traffic areas. Space is extremely limited and placement is dependent on fire marshal approval.

    Exhibitor is responsible for equipment handling fees. Call for available locations and pricing.

    Deadline to secure opportunity: September 1, 2022

  • *SOLD* Wheelhouse Tavern
    (Exclusive Opportunity)
    $10,000

    The Wheelhouse Tavern is a place for exhibitors and attendees to come together, grab a drink and network. Conveniently located in the 1000 aisle right in the middle of all the action, this opportunity is perfect for a company looking to make a big splash at this year’s Show.

    Deliverables:
    · Your logo included, and company mentioned in all applicable email and print marketing
    · 1’ x 1’ sticker on the top of 6' high top tables, and the surface of the bar with your company name and logo
    · Your logo included, and company mentioned on all applicable at Show signage
    · Logo, personal message or video rotating on screens in the bar
    · 6 Bar panels with your logo
    · Ability to stock bar with branded koozies
    · Ability to place promotional materials in bar
    · (10’ x 3’) logo and booth number on the back of the bar

    Deadline to secure opportunity: August 1, 2022

  • *SOLD* WorkBoat Significant Boats Awards & Significant Boats Gallery
    (Exclusive Opportunity)
    $7,500

    The WorkBoat Significant Boats Awards is an annual event that takes place every year at the International WorkBoat Show. This private event honors the WorkBoat picks for most significant vessels of the year and is a premier networking opportunity for builders, designs, and owners. The Awards Happy Hour is the perfect place to gain brand exposure while networking with some of the industry’s top companies. The Significant Boats Gallery is a large display of all ten vessels prominently displayed in the lobby for all attendees to see. This is a great opportunity to not only increase brand coverage at the Show, but to get in front of potential buyers and network with prospective customers at the breakfast.

    Deliverables:
    • Inclusion in all applicable Awards Happy Hour invitations and communications
    • Prominent recognition in on-site signage at the Significant Boats Award Happy Hour & The Significant Boats Gallery
    • Recognition in all pre-show marketing communications about the Significant Boats Gallery
    • A complimentary ticket to Awards Happy Hour (up to 10)
    • 3-minute welcome address by your company executive at the beginning of the happy hour
    • Opportunity to include a giveaway for attendees at happy hour

    Deadline to secure opportunity: August 1, 2022

WorkBoat Think Tank Opportunities

Participating in the WorkBoat Think Tank program is a great way to connect to with buyers and establish your brand as an authority in the space. Whether you are looking to promote your product or share your expertise on a topic, or just elevate your branding we’ve got something for you.

Looking to generate leads and add email addresses to your database? The symbol    represents opportunities that include lead deliverables.

  • Sponsored Panel Speaking Spot $3,000

    This is our base level presenting opportunity. Secure your company a seat at one of our three WorkBoat Think Sponsored Panels taking place at the 2021 International WorkBoat Show. These education sessions are free to all Show attendees and are the perfect opportunity to highlight your company’s expertise on one of our featured topics.

    Deliverables:
    • Speaking spot on session panel
    • Opportunity to place brand materials in Think Tank during session
    • Inclusion in session marketing and onsite branding
    • Recorded post session interview to be promoted on WorkBoat.com and in the WorkBoat Mobile App

    Spots are sold on a first come first served basis. Participation pending Editorial & Content Team approval of speaker.

  • Sponsored Panel Speaking Spot and Session Lead Scans $4,000

    Turn your speaking opportunity into a lead generating investment. You will receive everything in the base level opportunity plus we will provide you with the full session badge scans including demographics and contact information. This upgraded option makes it easy to follow up with session attendees after the show and maximize your marketing spend.

    Deliverables:
    • Speaking spot on session panel
    • Opportunity to place brand materials in Think Tank during session
    • Inclusion in session marketing and onsite branding
    • Recorded post session interview to be promoted on WorkBoat.com and in the WorkBoat Mobile App
    • Delivery off all session leads within 5 business days of session

    Spots are sold on a first come first served basis. Participation pending Editorial & Content Team approval of speaker.

Looking for a more full-service marketing plan to support a panel speaking spot?

Bundle your WorkBoat Think Tank sponsored panel package with a sponsored content campaign. Add a pre-show campaign for more brand awareness or opt for post-show to help your sales team close business. Talk to a member of our team for exclusive bundle rates. All-inclusive packages starting at $6,000.

  • WorkBoat Think Tank Title Sponsorship
    (Exclusive Opportunity)
    $10,000

    The International WorkBoat Show presents WorkBoat Think Tank, a newly designed conference program curated by the editors of WorkBoat.com, WorkBoat Magazine, and the WorkBoat Content Team. The Think Tank will feature high-impact sessions with industry thought leaders and game changers. This is the perfect sponsorship opportunity if you are looking for a widespread branding opportunity to increase your presence at the Show.

    Deliverables:
    • Inclusion in all WorkBoat Think Tank marketing and onsite branding
    • (4) Double sided meter panels to be placed throughout the WorkBoat Think Tank
    • (2) Literature racks for your branded materials to be placed throughout the WorkBoat Think Tank
    • (2) Post Show eblasts to all Think Tank session attendees
    • Inclusion in all post-show Think Tank content marketing of the 2022 program

  • Think Tank Session Sponsor $4,000

    Align your brand with our carefully curated WorkBoat Think Tank program and reap the benefits of a marketing opportunity that brings together branding and lead generation.

    Deliverables:
    • Inclusion in all WorkBoat Think Tank marketing and onsite branding
    • Opportunity to place brand materials in Think Tank during session
    • Delivery off all session leads within 5 business days of session

    2022 Session topics coming soon!

BRAND NEW- Innovation Preview Series

Generate more buzz around your brand at the International WorkBoat Show? Drive traffic to your booth and put your most innovative product front and center by participating in the brand new WorkBoat Think Thank Innovation Preview Series.

For more information about this new series, download the full spec sheet HERE

  • Basic Presentation Package $2,500

    Deliverables:
    - 10 minute presentation spot in one of our Innovation Preview Sessions
    - Ability to place printed materials within the WorkBoat Think during your session
    - Ability to include digital materials in the WorkBoat Show Mobile App
    - Branding included in marketing promoting your Innovation Preview Session
    - Delivery off all leads from the hour long Innovation Preview Session your presentation is a part of

  • Premium Presentation Package $4,000

    Deliverables:
    - 10 minute presentation spot in one of our Innovation Preview Sessions
    - Ability to place printed materials within the WorkBoat Think during your session
    - Ability to include digital materials in the WorkBoat Show Mobile App
    - Branding included in marketing promoting your Innovation Preview Session
    - Delivery off all leads from the hour long Innovation Preview Session your presentation is a part of
    - Pre-Show advertorial on WorkBoat.com to help promote your session.
    - Exclusive interview with a member of our Editorial Team after your session- this interview with be used to create a custom piece of content.
    - Custom content posted to the Brand Partners News section of WorkBoat.com and WorkBoat Mobile App
    - Custom content included in the post-show WorkBoat Think Tank highlights email and content library
    - (2) eNewsletter mentions driving readers to your custom content
    - (1) cross platform social post

There is a limited number of presenting opportunities available in the Innovation Preview Series. All submissions will be review by our Editorial & Content Team for final approval. Participants must be prepared to put together a high energy 10 minute pitch that provides a comprehensive overview your product. Contact a member of our sales team for more details on how to submit a pitch for review. 

Have Questions?

Get in touch with our Sales Team!

Kim Burnham

Account Executive

207.842.5540
kburnham@divcom.com

Kristin Luke

Sales Manager

207.842.5635
kluke@divcom.com

Mike Cohen

Account Executive

207.842.5439
mcohen@divcom.com

Danielle Walters

Account Executive

207.842.5634
dwalters@divcom.com

Krista Randall

Account Executive

207.842.5657
krandall@divcom.com

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