Promotional Opportunities

Your AAF-Dayton serves as the Unifying Voice for Advertising in the Dayton area.  As such, we provide a wide variety of programs and events benefiting this constituency – programs and events which also provide you opportunities to promote your company.  Below is a menu of options available.  We are also open to customizing packages.

We have packages for Monthly Meetings & Door Prizes, the Hermes Awards, and SummitUp.  Click on the investment cost to purchase the package(s) of your choice.

Hermes/ADDY’s

The Hermes/ADDY competition the premier creative advertising competition in Dayton.  Advertising companies, designers, clients and media collect their best work to enter into this competition, which are then judged by a team of outside advertising professionals.  It all culminates in the Hermes/ADDY Awards Ceremony, attended by 350+ advertising and business professionals.  Our print deadline is January 31st, so sponsorships must be purchased and files sent by that deadline.

We offer the following sponsorship levels, your benefits are listed below each:

Excellence Sponsor

Multiple “Excellence” sponsors will have the opportunity to sponsor particular categories in this year’s Awards Ceremony, attended by 350+ advertising and business professionals.

  • Sign with logo at the category display in the exhibition room

  • Two tickets to the Awards Ceremony

  • Logo in program distributed to attendees

  • Full page four-color ad in the program

  • Logo in the show video at your category

  • Live mention from the podium at the Awards Ceremony

  • First right of renewal  for the 2014 Hermes/ADDY’s

Merit Sponsor

Multiple “Merit” sponsors consist of both print and event exposure.

  • Logo in program distributed to 350+ advertising and business professionals attending

  • ½  page four-color ad in the program

  • Logo in the show video

  • Live mention from the podium at the Awards Ceremony

  • First right of renewal to be Head Sponsor for the 2014 Hermes/ADDY’s

Program Ads

Program ads allow you promote your business in this event take away.  Ads are also a great way of promoting client(s) for whom your work was recognized.  All ads are four-color.

  • 1/2 page – $400

  • 1/4 page – $200

  • 1/8 page – $100

 This level will be available in January when ad sizes are determined.

Monthly Meeting Partner

We provide 7 Monthly Meeting educational luncheons each program year (September – April).  National speakers are secured for these meetings.   5 of these meetings are available to be sponsored.  Your benefits are:

  • Draped table at meeting to display your business

  • Opportunity to put literature and giveaway items on the tables or attendee seats.  Attendance ranges from 60-90

  • Opportunity to contribute door prize(s)

  • Five minutes to speak to attendees, which may include a video presentation

  • Electronic logo with hyperlink on the AAF-Dayton website for two weeks before meeting and two weeks after meeting

  • Company name and logo (with hyperlink where applicable) on all communications about your partnered meeting from the day of commitment forward, including a mailer to 600+ and e-mails to 700+

  • Company logo included in the looping PowerPoint run during networking and lunch

  • Two admissions to partnered meeting

  • List of attendees names and company names

Door Prize Sponsor

Door prizes make our Monthly Meetings more exciting and you can participate in this excitement.  Door prize must be at least $50 in value.  Your benefits are:

  • Draped table at meeting to display your business

  • Five minutes to speak to attendees before drawing for your prize, which you may draw the winner

  • Company logo included in the looping PowerPoint run during networking and lunch

  • You may donate multiple door prizes to one meeting, however each must be at least $50 in value.

  • You may donate to as many meetings as you wish and will receive these benefits for each meeting.

SummitUp

SummitUp is the area’s premier new media seminar, dedicated to exploring the integration of creativity, communication, and technology.  SummitUp is presented by a team of Dayton organizations:  American Advertising Federation-Dayton, New Media Dayton, Public Relation Society of America and Women in Business Networking.  We offer the following sponsorship levels, your benefits are listed below each:

Platinum Sponsorship – 2 available

  • Premium table for 8 with table top signage

  • Recognition at podium plus 5 minutes to speak from the podium

  • Skirted display table at event – reach an audience of 400 + during this all-day event

  • Banner behind podium (provided by sponsor)

  • Option to distribute promotional material at tables

  • Logo and/or ad in A/V loop – playing prior to event, lunch, and last keynote speaker

  • Ad in Event Program (provided by sponsor)

  • Branded logo id integrated in publicity video vignette of key note speakers – to be distributed via social media channels and on all 8 participating organizations’ Web sites

  • Branded logo id integrated in all Internet postings/email blasts from all 8 participating organizations and their respective Web sites promoting event

  • Logo and/or ad on Summit Up event Web site

  • Category exclusive

Gold Sponsorship – 2 available

  • Preferred seating for 4 with table top signage

  • Skirted display table at event – reach an audience of 400 + during this all-day event

  • Banner on side wall (provided by sponsor)

  • Option to distribute promotional material in registration bags

  • Logo and/or ad in A/V loop – playing prior to event, lunch, and last keynote speaker (provided by sponsor)

  • Logo in Event Program

  • Branded logo id integrated in all Internet postings/email blasts from all 8 participating organizations and their respective Web sites promoting event

  • Logo on Summit Up event Web site

  • Category exclusive

Silver Sponsorship – 4 available

  • Reserved seating for 4

  • Skirted display table at event – reach an audience of 400 + during this all-day event

  • Banner on back wall (provided by sponsor)

  • Option to distribute promotional material in registration bags  (must be delivered at least one week prior to event)

  • Logo on A/V loop – playing prior to event, lunch, and last keynote speaker

  • Logo in Event Program

  • Name mention  in all Internet postings and email newsletter/email blasts from all 8 host organizations

  • Logo on Summit Up event Web site

  • Logo on all 8 hosting organizations’ Web sites promoting event

Table Sponsorship – 6 available

  • Reserved table for 8 with table top signage

  • Option to distribute promotional material in registration bags  (must be delivered at least one week prior to event)

  • Name listing on A/V loop – playing prior to event, lunch, and last keynote speaker

Awareness Sponsorship – 10 available

  • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials in registration bags (must be delivered at least one week prior to event)