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Dairy Facts 2016

         

Are you looking for a way to showcase your products and services to industry professionals? Sponsoring an event at the Ice Cream Technology Conference is a great way to reach dairy professionals, including ice cream executives, product development personnel, plant managers, research and development/quality assurance professionals, plant engineers and operations staff. Check out the wide variety of sponsorships we have available — you’re sure to find one that works for you.
 

Download the Ice Cream Technology Sponsorship Prospectus for detailed information. 

Why Sponsor


Each year attendance numbers for this conference climbs, and this year will be no exception, so make sure your brand is front and center! Sponsorship opportunities range from the conference’s opening reception, to various meals and coffee breaks, to the most innovative flavors contest. There is an opportunity to be an exhibitor, complete with a tabletop exhibit in a highly trafficked area. Don’t miss your opportunity to get in front of these decision-makers of the ice cream industry. Plus, you’ll have ample opportunities for networking with your peers.

Due to the limited number of opportunities available, our sponsorships are offered on a first come, first served basis. 
 

Sponsorship Opportunities


  • Premier Sponsorship 

    PREMIER SPONSORSHIP: $7,500 

    • •  One (1) complimentary registration
    • •  Three-minute welcoming remarks at the beginning of a general session; session assigned in order of sponsorship purchased (PowerPoint presentations not permitted)
    • •  Tabletop exhibit throughout the conference
    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • Luncheon 

    LUNCHEON: $5,500 

    • •  One (1) complimentary registration
    • •  Tabletop exhibit throughout the conference
    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • Networking Reception 

    NETWORKING RECEPTION: $4,000 

    • •  One (1) complimentary registration
    • •  Tabletop exhibit throughout the conference
    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • Continental Breakfast

    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST: $3,500 

    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • WiFi

    WiFi: $2,500 

    • •  Company logo will appear on the WiFi connection page
    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • Hotel Key Cards

    HOTEL KEY CARDS: $2,500 

    • •  Company logo will appear on hotel key cards distributed to guests upon check-in
    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • Conference Lanyards

    CONFERENCE LANYARDS: $2,500 

    • •  Company logo printed on registration lanyards (co-branded with IDFA)
    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • Onsite Printed Program

    ONSITE PRINTED PROGRAM: $2,000 

    • •  Company logo on the front page of the onsite program
    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage 
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website 
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees 
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    NETWORKING REFRESHMENT BREAK: $2,000

    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage 
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website 
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
    • •  Option to provide promotional materials to attendees 
    • •  Listing in IDFA’s email newsletter to over 13,000 industry contacts
  • Table Top Exhibit

    TABLE TOP EXHIBIT: $1,195 (Members); $1,695 (Non-Members)

    • •  One 6ft table and two chairs 
    • •  Company name and logo placed on event signage 
    • •  Recognition in conference materials and on conference website 
    • •  Live recognition throughout the conference
       
    • Exhibit Reservation Form


Sponsors


For information on becoming a conference partner contact: 

Melissa Lembke 
Manager, Meetings and Educational Services
International Dairy Foods Association
Phone: (202) 220-3512
Email: mlembke@idfa.org

 

Innovative Ice Cream Flavor Contest


Sponsored by

Don't miss your chance to compete and help judge the annual Innovative Ice Cream Flavor Competition! Taste the latest and most interesting flavors and novelties and vote for your favorites of 2018. As the number of entries of exciting new flavors grew for past competitions, we expanded the judging to two sessions. In the first session, attendees will judge samples for the Most Innovative Ice Cream Flavor and the Most Innovative Ice Cream Novelty Product currently in the market. The final category, Most Innovative Prototype Ice Cream Flavor, will be judged during the second competition session. Awards will be given for first, second and third place in each category. Winners will be featured in an upcoming edition of Dairy Foods magazine.


All attendees are invited to send one entry to compete in each of the three categories for this delicious contest:

  • •  Most Innovative Ice Cream Flavor (currently in the market)
  • •  Most Innovative Ice Cream Novelty (currently in the market)
  • •  Most Innovative Prototype Ice Cream Flavor (not yet in the market)


To submit an entry, please complete the contest entry form and return it to tboone@idfa.org no later than March 31, 2018.