Advertising & Sponsorship

For availability and to order, please contact your CEDIA Expo Account Executive below:

Companies A-K, #
Ashley Sprengnether
Account Executive
+1-317-778-5407
Email Ashley
Companies L-Z
Chris Menefee
Sales Director
770-291-5460
Email Chris

Lanyards - $25,000

The exclusive lanyard partner can literally hang their brand on every attendee at CEDIA Expo. Your company’s name/logo appears on every lanyard distributed at show registration. *does not include production

Badge Sponsor - $20,000

Gain huge brand visibility! As the exclusive sponsor of the attendee badges, you will receive custom branding at the top of the badge as well as custom messaging on the back. Sponsorship also includes logo branding on all meter panels in the registration area onsite.

Aisle Signs - $20,000

Hanging from each aisle of the San Diego Convention Center, these directional signs will help guide attendees through the show floor as well as drive more traffic to your booth with your logo or special message and booth number. *does not include production

Official Show Bag - $20,000

The exclusive show bags make a lasting impression while providing a convenient service to show attendees. These bags are in the hands of every attendee and are certain to make an impact at the show and even after they return to their offices. *does not include production

Smart Stage - $20,000

The Smart Stage, located in Hall A, will feature unique programming each day of the show. Free to attendees and heavily marketed to media, the area will feature what’s next in the connected home (TechTalks) and what’s hot from exhibitors (TechBites). Contact your account representative for a custom package for the exclusive smart stage opportunity.

Registration Sponsor - $7,500

Advertise and target your message specifically to the most influential players in the home tech industry through the official CEDIA Expo registration site. Registration will open early May and run through the show opening. Your banner ad will also be placed on all onsite registration computers, as well as the confirmation letters.

Attendee List Rental - $1,500

Reach the entire CEDIA Expo attendee list with this exclusive offering for exhibitors (includes 2016, 2017, and 2018 registered attendees). Send your dedicated direct mail piece. Lists can be customized by industry segment, geography, sales volume, etc. so you can reach your top prospects. Rental will go through our third party mail house.


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Pocket Guide - $1,000 - $7,500

Second to the Show Daily, the pocket map is the most read resource at the show. A go-to guide for quick floor access, attendees constantly consult the map for planning their show. Details coming soon.

Show Daily

The Show Daily is the most-read resource at CEDIA Expo. A pre-show issue is sent to all pre-registered attendees, and onsite issues will be distributed onsite and room-dropped at key hotels. Details coming soon!

Attendee Email List Rental - Prices start at $2,000

Utilize the qualified 2016, 2017, and 2018 list of CEDIA Show attendees as a year round resource to promote your product launches, pre and post-show marketing updates and other exhibitor led initiatives. Lists can be customized by industry segment or geography so you can reach your top prospects. Rental will go through the CEDIA Expo email vendor (REACH Marketing).


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Web Banner - $500 - $2,000

Highlight your company, product or service by placing a banner, including a link to your company’s website, in a highly visible position on the official show website. Five banner ads per position are available.


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Mobile App - $500 - $15,000

With its powerful search engine, planning tools and interactive maps, the Mobile App makes it easy for buyers to learn about your company and your products – and get directions straight to your booth! Opportunities include title sponsorship, home page banners, rotating banners, product category banners, special announcements and product alerts. Details coming soon.

Email Newsletter - $750 - $2,500

Announce your company’s presence at CEDIA Expo to attendees and/or press before and after the show in these e-mail updates. The emails features the latest news and event information delivered directly to registered and past attendees.


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Enhanced Online Listing - Prices start at $595

Enhance your visibility to attendees and grow your business by selecting a digital promotion package. These packages increase your visibility with attendees 3-4 times more than with a standard online profile. Take this opportunity to showcase all of your products and services while increasing traffic to your booth on the show floor.


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Re-targeting - prices start at $595

Retarget your digital ad to re-engage with CEDIA Expo visitors elsewhere on the web. Retargeting campaigns help to maximize your marketing message by keeping your brand front & center. Every time a home tech professional sees your retargeted ad on another website, you gain increased traction and more recognition.


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TechBites - $2,500

New in 2018, the Smart Stage will give exhibitors a unique opportunity to engage with media and attendees. Get your product or service in front of elite media, and engage with a focused audience without the pressure of creating an extensive presentation. Enhance your exposure via TechBites – a quick, three-minute, spirited presentation.  You’ll have the opportunity to “speed date” with the media and attendees about your most innovative product and/or service. Presentations will be divided out by day. Details coming soon!

Outdoor Vehicle Displays - Call for pricing

Park your branded vehicle in front of the main entrance drop off and drive your brand message to the thousands of attendees arriving to the show! Vehicle placements will be located in a highly visible area close to the taxi and shuttle drop offs. Contact your account executive for more information on placement options and a map and for pricing.

Manufacturer Product Training - $750/90min

Manufacturer product training gives you direct access to clients. Sessions will be promoted on the website, through the mobile app, in the onsite show directory, and during registration. Use this cost-effective method to develop deep brand loyalty and engagement.


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Escalator Branding - 2 available - $4,000

Have your branding hanging in the middle of the escalators that take attendees from the show registration desks to the main entrance to the conference, keynote, and manufacturer product training rooms. Book early to take advantage of Sheppard early bird production  rates. *additional production costs are associated with this offering.

Column Wraps - $2,500

Use column wraps to display your custom message as attendees wait for show doors to open and register for CEDIA Expo. *does not include production costs

Meter Boards - $750 - $1,500

Use meter boards to display a custom 2-sided message as attendees walk through the main lobby before entering the hall. Pricing is based on board location. *does not include production

Other Custom Signage - Call for Pricing

For circular signs, outdoor signage, exit banners, etc., please call your account executive for pricing and custom packages.


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Custom Package

Interested in something custom to meet your marketing needs for CEDIA Expo? Contact your account executive today to craft a package tailored to you.


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If you have questions or would like to discuss other sponsorships with CEDIA, please contact:

Jody Larsen
Director of Sales, CEDIA
jlarsen@cedia.org
317.735.4053

Education Conference Sponsor - $25,000

With over 100 sessions, the CEDIA education sponsor is aligning with the biggest and most important professional development opportunity of the year. Showcase your brand to the best and brightest in the industry with promotion on education materials, as well as abundant onsite signage.

Opening Keynote Sponsor - $20,000

One of the highlights of the CEDIA show, the opening keynote draws in over 700 highly engaged attendees. A spokesperson from your company will have a platform to speak for five minutes before introducing the keynote speaker, and your logo will appear on all pre-show and onsite promotions.

CEDIA Americas Awards Celebration Sponsor - $30,000

Honor the best of the best and show your support for the integrators installing your products at the 2018 CEDIA Awards being held on September 5, 2018 at Petco Park. This venue is a sponsor’s dream: Light up the night sky with your brand’s messaging on the San Diego Padres’ digital signage. Other sponsorships available.