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Business & Financial Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Meet with public power professionals in the areas of business and finance! 

Sponsor APPA's Business & Financial Conference 

September 19 - 22 in Denver, Colorado

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Why should my company sponsor this event? 

The Business & Financial Conference is the premier meeting for public power managers and senior executives in utility accounting and finance, information technology, pricing and and market analysis, and risk management and insurance. As a sponsor, you'll have access to visibility with key public power decision-makers and decision-influencers. You'll enjoy many valuable branding and networking opportunities and have many opportunities to spread the word about your products and services. 

Is there an expo I can participate in? 

The only way to secure a spot in the Sponsor Showcase is through sponsorship.

The Showcase will be open throughout the conference to schedule individual appointments or engage drop-in visitors. You will enjoy dedicated time with public power leaders as noted below.

Sunday, September 19

  • Showcase set-up: 12 to 4 p.m.
  • Showcase open during reception: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Monday, September 20

  • Showcase open during breakfast: 7 to 8 a.m.
  • Showcase open during break: 10:30 to 10:45 a.m.
  • Showcase open during break: 2:45 to 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday, September 21

  • Showcase open during breakfast: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
  • Showcase open during break: 10 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Showcase open during break: 2:45 to 3:15 p.m.
  • Tear down: 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Signature Sponsor

Elite Corporate Associate Member: $8,000
Corporate Associate Member: $9,000
Nonmember: $18,000

Three sponsor limit; one sponsor per general session. Must commit and provide video by August 1 to guarantee benefits. 

  • One-minute video (provided by you) shown at one of three general sessions.
  • Two minutes to introduce your company to attendees at the beginning of a concurrent session.
  • Sponsor Showcase display space (6 ft’ table, two chairs, and waste basket). All display items must fit on the table.
  • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference hotel. Only conference sponsors are permitted to host an event at this location. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. Sponsors are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with hosting a function.
  • Logo featured:
    • on conference website
    • in marketing emails (starting two weeks after your commitment)
    • in attendee logistics emails
    • in conference mobile app
    • in printed program
    • on conference signage
    • on sign at your sponsored session
  • Pre- and post-meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address). Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent.
  • Four conference registrations

Networking Sponsor

Elite Associate Member: $7,000
Associate Member: $8,000
Nonmember: $16,000

Two sponsor limit. Must commit and provide speaker information by August 1 to guarantee benefits.

  • Logo featured prominently during the Tuesday evening reception
  • Logo on cocktail napkins at all breakfasts and breaks
  • Two minutes to introduce your company to attendees at the beginning of a concurrent session
  • Sponsor Showcase display space (6 ft’ table, two chairs, and waste basket). All display items must fit on the table. 
  • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference hotel. Only conference sponsors are permitted to host an event at this location. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. Sponsors are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with hosting a function.
  • Logo featured:
    • on conference website
    • in marketing emails (starting two weeks after your commitment)
    • in attendee logistics emails
    • in conference mobile app
    • in printed program
    • on sign at your sponsored session
  • Pre- and post-meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address). Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent.
  • Three conference registrations

Public Power Champion

Elite Associate Member: $5,000
Associate Member: $6,000
Nonmember: $12,000

One sponsor limit. Must commit and provide speaker information by August 1 to guarantee benefits.

  • Logo on branded hotel keycards
  • Two minutes to introduce your company to attendees at the beginning of a concurrent session
  • Sponsor Showcase display space (6 ft’ table, two chairs, and waste basket). All display items must fit on the table. 
  • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference hotel. Only conference sponsors are permitted to host an event at this location. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. Sponsors are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with hosting a function.
  • Logo featured:
    • on conference website
    • in conference mobile app
    • in printed program
    • on sign at your sponsored session
  • Pre- and post-meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address). Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent.
  • Two conference registrations

Public Power Advocate

Elite Associate Member: $4,000
Associate Member: $5,000
Nonmember: $10,000

Ten sponsor limit. Must commit and provide speaker information by August 1 to guarantee benefits.

  • Two minutes to introduce your company to attendees at the beginning of a concurrent session
  • Sponsor Showcase display space (6 ft’ table, two chairs, and waste basket). All display items must fit on the table. 
  • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference hotel. Only conference sponsors are permitted to host an event at this location. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. Sponsors are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with hosting a function.
  • Logo featured:
    • on conference website
    • in conference mobile app
    • in printed program
    • on sign at your sponsored session
  • Pre- and post-meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address). Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent.
  • Two conference registrations

Public Power Supporter

Elite Associate Member: $2,500
Associate Member: $3,500
Nonmember: $7,000

Must commit and provide speaker information by August 1 to guarantee benefits.

  • Two minutes to introduce your company to attendees at the beginning of a concurrent session
  • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference hotel. Only conference sponsors are permitted to host an event at this location. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. Sponsors are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with hosting a function.
  • Logo featured:
    • on conference website
    • in conference mobile app
    • in printed program
    • on sign at your sponsored session
  • Pre- and post-meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address). Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent.
  • One conference registration