Why Sponsor?

Sponsors of The Great Ideas Summit receive high-level exposure to the cream of the crop in the direct to consumer marketing industry. With these impressive stats, the opportunity to showcase your business to the deal makers of DR is unmatched.

  • 700 attendees

  • 50% decision makers

  • 42% top-level management

No matter what your goals and budget are, we’ve got a solution for you! We have put together some amazing sponsorship packages that are designed to create memorable experiences for attendees, drive new business leads for you, and give your brand maximum exposure over three days at the Summit.

Take a look and contact Carol Neher at cneher@retailing.org or 949-212-4004 to learn more or download our Exhibit & Sponsor Guide.

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Hotel Room Key Cards SOLD to Industex! 
Be the first to greet attendees as they arrive at the Eden Roc Miami Beach! Your company logo will appear on all hotel room key cards and is distributed to attendees upon check-in.

Badges and Lanyards SOLD to Kingstar!
Place your company KINGSTAR-300x91logo in a prominent position on every single badge at the show. This exclusive sponsorship has outstanding visibility!

In-Room Drop
Your promotional product or materials will be placed in all sleeping rooms reserved under the ERA room block at the Eden Roc Miami Beach; the perfect way to capture the attention of an attendee.

Email Blast
Send an email blast to the ERA database to set up meetings, announce new products, or drive traffic to your booth. Sponsor’s designed content will be sent directly to the ERA Database and Summit attendees via email.

Two-Sided Meterboard
Your brand and your billboard conveniently located where the business happens – in the Deal-Makers Club!


Enhance the Attendee Experience

sponsor_coffee-barGourmet Coffee Bar (daily sponsorship) – Sponsored by Tristar Products
Tristar_Logo_resizedThree days of non-stop networking and education wears people out! Perk everyone up by sponsoring a gourmet coffee bar during the afternoon when everyone needs a little pick me up. The coffee bar comes with gourmet mix-ins and tasty toppings so each attendee can customize their own afternoon java!

Morning Mimosas
Sponsor the Morning Mimosas on the show floor and leave attendees with that warm and fuzzy champagne feeling and a smile on their face! Sponsors have the option to brand napkins, T-shirts for servers, and associated signage.


Host Meetings

Deal-Makers Club
Reserve your meeting space in the Deal-Makers Club! This networking arena features exhibits and tabletops for all your networking needs.

Table Tops
Table tops in the Deal-Makers Club are perfect for the brand that wants convenience in an easy to find area but doesn’t require significant privacy.

Exhibit Space
Design a branded exhibit space that displays your products and doubles as your meeting hub. Exhibit spaces come with 2 free All Access Passes, discounted rates on additional badges, a listing within the mobile app, and the attendee postal list 3 times.

Corporate Suites
These exclusive and private meeting spaces are easily accessible and ideal for the brand that needs privacy to display product and host high-powered meetings. Corporate suite packages include 4 free All Access Passes, the attendee postal list 3 times, and unmatched exposure at the show.

Thought Leadership

Networking Luncheon – Sponsored by Allstar Products Group, Evine, Guthy-Renker, Locke Lord LLP, Marketing Maven, Platinum Payment Systems, Quigley-Simpson, Response, Shop Japan, and TeleBRANDS!
The Networking Luncheon features a high-level executive from a leading digital marketing company. Luncheon sponsors receive an exclusive opportunity to introduce the speaker and reserved tables in front of the stage.

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Monday OR Tuesday Education Sessions
Put your brand in front of the brightest minds in direct response! The sponsor’s logo will be on signage around the education area. You also can distribute your company materials on the tables!


VIP Opportunities

The Great Ideas Summit Launch Party – Sponsored by Venable LLP, Lockard & Wechsler, & Platinum Payment Solutions!
This Monday night party is the must attend event of the week and features entertainment, cocktails and fun food.

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Tuesday Evening Reception SOLD to TeleBRANDS!

Show clients and prospects your fun side by hosting this mid-event party brings attendees together for a fun night of cocktails, networking, and more cocktails. Telebrands_Logo


Keynote Sponsor SOLD to RESPONSE!
Support the forward motion of the industry and the continuing education of ERA members and attendees through sponsoring the keynote presentation.

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