• Marketing Opportunities - 2019 Region 1 Conference

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    AAMVA Region 1 Conference

    Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

    May 14-16, 2019



    President Chrissy Nizer and the staff in Maryland is committed to making your attendance at this conference your most productive ever. The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay is the perfect location enjoy the start of summer with the whole family.

    As in years past, for each $2,500 in sponsorship support, the sponsoring company/organization will receive one complimentary conference registration and participation in Quick Connect. All sponsors are listed in the conference program pocket guide, on event signage for sponsored events, and given special recognition by the session leader from the podium at the most appropriate time during the conference.

    Sponsorship benefits Include:

    • Corporate logo on signage at the Region 1 Conference and in Conference App
    • Designation as a sponsor in pre-conference material
    • Pre-registration list of jurisdiction participants
    • Recognition as a Region 1 Conference sponsor at sponsored event (when possible) and from podium (when possible)
    • One complimentary full registration for every $2,500 contribution


    Welcome Treat Exclusive Sponsorship of $3,500 -- SOLD
    Welcome attendees with a tasty treat unique to Maryland and show off your logo at the same time.

    Attendee Gift Exclusive Sponsorship of $6,500
    Make a real impression with your logo on this gift for each attendee. In past years, the item has been a beach towel or reusable water bottle. The host jurisdiction will determine the custom item to be included in the conference bags.

    Flash Drive and Download Center Exclusive Sponsorship of $4,500
    Provide flash drives with your logo and allow conference attendees an easy way to download presentations and other conference materials.

    Program Pocket Guide Exclusive Sponsorship of $3,500 -- SOLD
    Sponsor the program pocket guide printing and your organization’s message will be on the back panel. Artwork must be received by March 15, 2019. Specifications: 5.5 x 8.5 inches with 1/8 inch bleed, Hi-res PDF format.

    Conference Badge Holders/Lanyard Exclusive Sponsorship of $3,500 -- SOLD
    Attaching your name to this sponsorship will have the attendees displaying your brand proudly.

    Private-Label Water  Exclusive Sponsorship of $5,000 -- SOLD
    Help attendees stay hydrated as they travel between sessions and the exhibit hall. The bottle label – designed by you -- offers a great opportunity to get your name in the palm of every attendee’s hand!

    Hotel Key Cards Exclusive Sponsorship of $5,000 -- SOLD
    Custom-printed room key cards put your brand and message in the palm of each attendees’ hand. Imprint on one side of card. Artwork must be received by March 1, 2019. Specifications to be provided at a later date.

    Post-Conference E-blast NEW Exclusive Sponsorship of $2,500 -- SOLD
    The email out to all attendees after the event recaps all the important events of the conference. Will include banner ad from Sponsor.

    Registration and Cyber Café Exclusive Sponsorship of $4,000
    The place to do business and connect with those that are not at the conference, centrally located for visibility and functionality.

    Conference Staff Vests or Shirts Exclusive Sponsorship of $10,000 -- SOLD
    Have your company’s name prominently displayed on the vests or shirts of the Region 1 Conference staff members.

    Attendee Bags 2 Sponsorships of $4,000 each -- 2 SOLD
    Have your logo prominently displayed on the attendees’ bags.

    MONDAY, MAY 13

    Administrators Dinner  4 Sponsorships of $4,000 each -- 4 SOLD
    Connect with the Region 1 administrators at this event, always widely attended and a great night of networking before the conference begins.

    S'mores Networking Event Exclusive Sponsorship of $5,000 -- SOLD
    Be the Sponsor of this networking event being held outside on the waterside patio. All attendees will be able to make S’Mores and enjoy a wonderful evening after the Administrators Dinner.


    Breakfast 2 Sponsorships of $5,000
    Host conference attendees to breakfast in the Exhibit Hall.

    Opening Session Exclusive Sponsorship of $5,000 -- SOLD
    It is down to Region 1 business and just where you want your logo presented.

    Morning Refreshment Break 2 Sponsorships of $2,500 -- 2 SOLD
    A great spot to sponsor a refreshment break in the Exhibit Hall on this day with a full agenda.

    Lunch 2 Sponsorships of $5,000
    Be the first sponsor to provide attendees with lunch as they arrive for the Region 1 Conference. Lunch to be served in the Exhibit Hall for all attendees.

    Afternoon Refreshment Break2 Sponsorships of $2,500 -- 2 SOLD
    A great spot to sponsor a refreshment break in the Exhibit Hall on this day with a full agenda.

    President’s Reception 4 Sponsorship(s) of $5,000
    Be the sponsor of the evening’s networking event in the exhibit hall before a free night for attendees.


    Breakfast 2 Sponsorships of $7,500
    Host conference attendees to breakfast in the Exhibit Hall.

    Quick Connect Refreshments 2 Sponsorships of $3,000 -- 1 SOLD
    Provide refreshments for the participants of Quick Connect in the Exhibit Hall.

    Lunch 2 Sponsorships of $5,000
    Attendees need to refuel for a busy afternoon – are you up for it?

    Afternoon Break 2 Sponsorships of $2,500 -- 2 SOLD
    A great spot to sponsor the last refreshment break in the exhibit hall on this day with a full agenda.

    Night of Networking 4 Sponsorships of $7,500 -- 1 SOLD
    Sponsor the traditional Night of Networking.


    Traditional Past Presidents’ Breakfast Courtesy of U-Haul International

    Morning Transition Break 2 Sponsorships of $3,000
    With a busy Thursday agenda, attendees will appreciate your providing this break in the action.

    Awards Luncheon 2 Sponsorships of $5,000
    A plated luncheon event honoring the Region 1 award winners.

    Afternoon Transition Break 2 Sponsorships of $3,000
    With a busy Thursday agenda, attendees will appreciate your providing beverages before continuing their afternoon meetings.

    Maryland State Reception 2 Sponsorships of $7,500 -- 1 SOLD
    Kick off this fun evening by sponsoring the reception.

    Maryland State Banquet 4 Sponsorships of $5,000 -- 1 SOLD
    Join President Chrissy Nizer, the Region 1 Board of Directors, and distinguished guests for this traditional celebration of another great year.

    Industry partners who chose to participate in the Exhibit Hall will also be qualified to participate in Quick Connect. The traffic in the exhibit area has been brisk in the past several years as the jurisdictions in Region 1 search to find new solutions to new challenges.

    Download the Floorplan


    Monday, May 13
    Exhibitor Move-in
    Board of Directors Meeting
    Administrators Dinner
    S’Mores Networking Event

    Tuesday, May 14
    Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
    Opening Ceremonies & Membership Meeting
    Lunch in Exhibit Hall
    Conference Sessions
    President’s Reception in Exhibit Hall

    Wednesday, May 15
    Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
    Quick Connect
    Lunch in Exhibit Hall
    Conference Sessions
    Exhibitor Move-Out
    Jurisdiction Administrators Reception
    Jurisdiction Staff Reception
    Night of Networking – Harriet Tubman Museum

    Thursday, May 16
    Traditional Past Presidents’ Breakfast
    Conference Sessions
    Awards Luncheon
    Maryland State Reception
    Maryland State Banquet

  • Important Information

  • Region 1 Conference (Fillable) Contract

    Region 1 Conference Floorplan

    Contact Robert Stershic
    tel: 703-908-2825
    fax: 703-908-2821
    e-mail: rstershic@aamva.org