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Sponsorship Opportunities

The sponsorship and advertising opportunities are listed below. Please contact us with any questions.

2014 Community Meeting Sponsorship Packages

Welcome Reception Sponsor

Limited to one company per meeting.
$35,000 for Members
$45,000 for Non-members

This Premium sponsorship package offers the sponsoring company exclusive brand presence at the Welcome Reception. The welcome reception package includes the following benefits:

  • Exclusive brand presence at the Welcome Reception:
    • Reception features branded drink cups with sponsor logo, as well as cocktail napkins with sponsor logo and Community Meeting branded signs on tabletops with exclusive Welcome Reception sponsor logo (production by PCI SSC)
    • Four (4) Community Meeting branded signs with Exclusive Welcome Reception sponsor logo (produced by PCI SSC)
    • Opportunity to give a thank you gift to all attendees at the Welcome Reception (all production and presentation costs are the responsibility of the sponsor and must be approved by PCI SSC
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during Welcome Reception
    • Option to upgrade reception menu and/or entertainment at sponsor’s expense
    • Opportunity to address the Welcome Reception audience (logistics and content to be approved by PCI SSC)
  • Vendor Showcase visibility:
    • Two (2) booth spaces at the Vendor Showcase. Opportunity to purchase additional booth space at discounted rate of $3,500
    • Premier booth location to be positioned at the main entrance in the center aisles for optimal booth traffic
  • On-site visibility:
    • Six (6) complimentary meeting registrations (registrants must meet attendance qualifications; includes 2 registrations for Vendor Showcase). Limited visitor-only registrations available upon request on a case-by-case basis, subject to PCI SSC approval and limited availability.
    • Full page advertisement (designed by sponsor) with prime placement in the program guide (at sponsor’s cost)
    • Banner ad in meeting Mobile App (with hyperlink to sponsor company website) (design and production cost by PCI SSC)
    • Opportunity to place a banner in the convention center foyer (note: Sponsor will incur additional costs for production and labor (to be approved by PCI SSC)
    • Logo in the prime spot on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit (at sponsor’s cost, sponsor to design, subject to PCI SSC approval)
    • Opportunity to include one specialty giveaway (provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC) in the attendee Welcome Kit
    • Logo recognition in scrolling banner ad in the meeting mobile app (design by PCI SSC)
    • Recognition by PCI SSC in one tweet on Twitter each day of Community Meeting (2 total; design by PCI SSC)
  • Pre-event visibility:
    • Logo displayed as Welcome Reception sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails including hyperlink to sponsor’s website
    • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website
    • (2) Customized emails distributed by PCI SSC to all registered companies of sponsor’s choice. (Context and graphics provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC, design by PCI SSC)
Networking Reception Sponsor

Limited to one company per meeting.
$30,000 for Members
$40,000 for Non-members

This premium package includes an exclusive sponsorship of the Networking Reception held in the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall. The networking reception package includes the following benefits:

  • Exclusive Sponsor at a Networking Reception.
    • Reception features branded drink cups with sponsor logo, as well as cocktail napkins with sponsor logo and Community Meeting branded signs on tabletops with exclusive Networking Reception sponsor logo.
    • Two (2) Community Meeting branded signs with Networking Reception sponsor logo.
    • Opportunity to give a thank you gift to all attendees at the Networking Reception (all production and presentation costs are the responsibility of the sponsor and must be approved by PCI SSC
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during Networking Reception
  • Vendor Showcase visibility:
    • One booth space at the Vendor Showcase. Opportunity to purchase additional booth space at a discounted rate of $3,500.
    • Priority selection of booth location.
  • On-site visibility:
    • Five (5) complimentary meeting registrations (registrants must meet attendance qualifications; includes 2 registrations for Vendor Showcase).
    • Full page advertisement with preferred placement in the meeting program guide (to be provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC)
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit(at sponsor’s cost, sponsor to design, subject to PCI SSC approval)
    • Logo recognition in scrolling banner ad in the meeting mobile app (design by PCI SSC)
    • Opportunity to include one specialty giveaway (provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC) in the attendee Welcome Kit
    • Recognition by PCI SSC in one tweet on Twitter on the first day of the Community Meeting(1 total design by PCI SSC on Tuesday, 9 September 2014)
  • Pre-event visibility:
    • Logo displayed as Networking Reception sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • (1) Customized email distributed by PCI SSC to all registered companies of the sponsor’s choice. (Context and graphics provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC, design by PCI SSC)
Gold Package
Limited to two companies per meeting.
$20,000 for Members
$25,000 for Non-members
The Gold Package includes being an exclusive sponsor to a Networking Lunch. The Gold Package includes the following benefits:
    • Exclusive Sponsor of Networking Lunch
      • Two Community Meeting branded signs (provided by PCI SSC) with Networking Lunch sponsor logo to be placed near catering tables during sponsored lunch.
      • Opportunity to distribute collateral at each lunch table (to be provided by sponsor and approved & distributed by PCI SSC).
      • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI) for display during the sponsored lunch.
    • Vendor Showcase visibility
      • Priority selection of 10’x10’ space in Vendor Showcase (booth included)
    • On-site visibility
      • Three complimentary meeting registrations (registrants must meet attendance qualifications).
      • Half page ad in the meeting program guide.
      • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide.
      • Sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
      • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
      • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
      • Logo recognition in the meeting app.
    • Pre-event visibility
      • Logo displayed as Gold Sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
      • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
      • (1) Customized email distributed by PCI SSC to all registered companies of the sponsor’s choice. Context and graphics provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC. Distribution date approved by PCI SSC.
      • Recognition in one tweet on Twitter leading up to the Community Meeting (sponsors choice of day).
Silver PackageOnly-1-Left-Icon
Limited to two companies per meeting.
$15,000 for Members
$20,000 for Non-members

The Silver Package includes being an exclusive sponsor of a Networking Breakfast held in the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall. The Silver Package includes the following benefits:

    • Exclusive Sponsor at Networking Breakfast
      • Two Community Meeting branded signs (provided by PCI SSC) with Networking Breakfast sponsor logo to be placed in the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall during the Networking Breakfast.
      • Opportunity to distribute collateral at each breakfast table (to be provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC) during the sponsored breakfast.
      • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during the sponsored breakfast.
    • Vendor Showcase visibility
      • Priority selection of 10’x10 space at Vendor Showcase (booth not included).
    • On-site visibility
      • Two complimentary meeting registrations (registrants must meet attendance qualifications).
      • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide.
      • Sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
      • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
      • Opportunity to include 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
      • Logo recognition in the meeting mobile app.
    • Pre- event visibility
      • Logo displayed as Silver Sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to sponsor’s website.
      • Recognition on the meeting website with hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
Bronze PackageOnly-1-Left-Icon
Limited for one sponsor for all breaks
$10,000 for Members
$15,000 for Non-members

The Bronze Package offers an exclusive sponsorship of all Networking breaks held in the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall. The Bronze package includes the following benefits:

    • Exclusive Sponsor of Networking Breaks
      • Two Community Meeting branded signs (provided by PCI SSC) with Bronze sponsor logo to be displayed during sponsored breaks.
      • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during the sponsored breaks.
    • Vendor Showcase visibility
      • Priority selection of booth location (booth not included)
    • On-site visibility
      • One complimentary meeting registration (registrants must meet attendance qualifications.
      • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide.
      • Sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) through the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
      • Logo included on the Pre-Session and intermission hold slides.
      • Opportunity to include 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
      • Logo recognition in the meeting mobile app.
    • Pre-event Visibility
      • Logo displayed as Bronze Sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to sponsor’s website.
      • Recognition on the meeting website with hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.

*Breaks available a la carte. Ask PCI SSC for more information.

Community Meeting Partner
$7,500 for members
$3,000 for existing Vendor Showcase exhibitors
$10,000 for Non-members

Show your support for PCI Security Standards Council by becoming a Community Meeting Partner. This package includes the following benefits:

    • On-site visibility
      • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide
      • Logo on event sponsorship signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
      • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
      • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
      • Logo recognition in the meeting mobile app.
    • Pre- event visibility
      • Company name displayed as Community Meeting Partner sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
      • Recognition on the meeting website with company logo and hyperlink to the sponsor’s website

 

Welcome Kit Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting.
$25,000 for Members
$30,000 for Non-members

Exclusive branding ad the Welcome Kit sponsor with your logo appearing on a co-branded portfolio. Put your logo in the hands of every meeting attendee, and keep it there long after the meeting has concluded! This opportunity includes:

    • Company logo displayed prominently on the Welcome Kit along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC).
    • Welcome Kits will be distributed to every attendee at all three Community Meetings in the attendee bag*
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Logo recognition in the event mobile app.
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on event signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.

*Pending Attendee Bag sponsorship

Attendee Bag Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting.
$20,000 for Members
$25,000 for Non-members

Exclusive branding as the Attendee bag sponsor, which includes your logo on a convenient, reusable and lightweight tote. Be the first thing attendees see when they arrive at the event. This opportunity includes:

    • Company logo displayed prominently on the Attendee Bag along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC).
    • Bags will be distributed to every attendee at all three Community Meetings.
    • Opportunity to include a 1- page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Logo recognition in the meeting mobile app.
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Wireless Internet Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting
$15,000.

Exclusive branding as the Wireless Internet Sponsor. Sponsor each attendee’s access to an unlimited and secure wireless internet connection while at the event. This opportunity includes:

    • Company message (to be approved by PCI SSC) and logo displayed on the main login page of the attendee’s internet browser at the event.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Recognition in the event mobile app.
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and logo on event sponsor signage.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Only-1-Left-IconLanyard Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting.
$12,500 for Members
$15,500 for Non-Members

Be a visible presence at the Community Meetings by getting your logo on the badge holder worn by every meeting attendee throughout the event. This opportunity includes:

    • Company logo imprinted on the lanyards along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC)
    • Badges and lanyards are required to be worn at every meeting at all three Community Meetings.
    • Opportunity to include a 1- page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Logo recognition in the meeting mobile app.
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and event sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Community Meeting Mobile App Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting.
$10,000 for Members
$12,500 for Non-members

Become the exclusive sponsor for the 2014 Community Meeting Mobile App and connect with meeting attendees via their mobile devices with this interactive mobile app. This opportunity includes:

    • Company message (to be approved by PCI SSC) and logo displayed on a splash screen with every login for the app.
    • Company logo and banner advertisement displayed within the app.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Primary logo recognition in the event mobile app (Other sponsor logos will be present in specific areas of the mobile app)
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on event sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.

* Stats are available upon request.

Notepad Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting.
$7,500 for Members
$10,000 for Non-members

Be the exclusive Notepad Sponsor at the Community Meeting (notepads not included), by putting your logo in the hands of every attendee.

  • Sponsor to provide branded notepads (to be approved by PCI SSC) to be included in the Welcome Kit presented to each attendee at registration.
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Logo recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Only-1-Left-IconCharging Station
Limited to two sponsors per meeting.
$4,000 for Members
$5,000 for Non-members

Sponsor a laptop and mobile phone charging station at the Community Meeting.

  • Sponsor’s logo will be prominently displayed on the charging station structure.
  • Opportunity to display collateral at the charging station (to be approved by PCI SSC).
  • Station will include electrical outlets (adapters are not provided).
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Pen Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting.
$5,000 for Members
$7,500 for Non-members

Be exclusive pen sponsor at the Community Meetings (pens not included), by putting your logo in the hands of every attendee present.

  • Sponsor to provide pens (to be approved by PCI SSC) to be included in the Welcome Kit presented to each attendee at registration.
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Logo recognition in the mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Boarding Pass Kiosk
Limited to two sponsors per meeting.
$4,000 for Members
$5,000 for Non-members

Sponsor a boarding pass printing kiosk at the Community Meeting.

  • Sponsor’s logo will be prominently displayed on the kiosk.
  • Opportunity to display collateral at the kiosk (to be approved by PCI SSC).
  • Logo recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Community Meeting Candy Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor North America Only
$2,000 for Members
$2,500 for Non-members

Be the exclusive sponsor of the official conference candy that will be available to every attendee at the registration counters.

  • Sponsor’s logo will be printed onto the candy packaging (candy will be provided by PCI SSC).
  • Logo recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.

 

Advertising Opportunities

Program Guide Ads

Promote your company with an advertisement in our full size, glossy program guide. The program guide is presented to every attendee upon registration and includes all of the important information they need to make the most of their Community Meeting experience. Ad location designated on a first come first served basis.

Full page ad – $2,500 for Members; $3,000 for Non-members

½ page ad – $1,500 for Members; $2,000 for Non-members

¼ page ad – $750 for Members; $1,000 for Non-members

Business card sized ad (1/8th page) – $500 for Members; $750 for Non-members

Vendor Showcase Full Profile ad (1/8th page) – $500 for Members; $750 for Non-members

Mobile App Banner Ads

Put your company in the hands of our meeting attendees in the popular meeting Mobile App. Back for its second year after a very successful premier in 2012, the Mobile App will be the most widely used method of information sharing during the 2014 Community Meetings. Take advantage of its popularity by placing your company advertisement in the Mobile App. Advertising opportunities vary in price and placement. Please contact us for additional details. Options include:

Rotating banner ads

Ads will appear on the home screen and rotate between all ad purchasers during the specified timeslot. Available in half-day and full-day timeslots. Space is limited to four ads per timeslot.

Half day rotation* – $150 – $400 for Members and $200-$500 for Non-members

Full day rotation* – $300 – $600 for Members and $400-$750 for Non-members

*Price varies depending on day/time.

* stats available upon request

Agenda banner ads (per session price)

Ads will appear on selected agenda session detail  on the microsite page. Space is limited to one advertiser per session. Price varies depending on session. $500 – $1,000 for Members and $600-$1,200 for Non-members.

Video/Brochure hyperlinked ad

Have a brochure, video or other file you would like to share with the Community Meeting attendees? This ad allows you to hyperlink your banner ad to that file, allowing you to share more information than what will fit on a traditional mobile app banner ad. Locations vary. Prices start at $1,000 for Members and $1,200 for Non-members.