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Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the Annual Meeting provides organizations the ability to enhance their image with the most senior-level executives from Drug, Food and Mass.

Elevate Your Company’s Visibility

Consider a sponsorship opportunity to increase your company’s visibility with the industry. Below is an array of Sponsorship Opportunities that will affiliate your company with the NACDS Annual Meeting and demonstrate your support of the industry. For more information, please contact Jim Whitman at (703) 837-4610 or email jwhitman@nacds.org.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum
Sunday Business Program

Attracting decision-makers and world-renowned speakers, the Sunday Business Program is very popular with attendees. Sponsor has the unique opportunity to have corporate staff members greet session attendees as they arrive and will introduce the keynote speaker. Sponsor’s corporate logo will be displayed on the large screens when not in use by the speaker and on all digital signage.

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Tuesday Business Program

Attracting decision-makers and world-renowned speakers, the Tuesday Business Program is very popular with attendees. Sponsor has the unique opportunity to have corporate staff members greet session attendees as they arrive and will introduce the keynote speaker. Sponsor’s corporate logo will be displayed on the large screens when not in use by the speaker and on all digital signage.

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Gold
Board of Directors Reception, Dinner & Entertainment

This is the final evening of the Annual Meeting, including a reception, dinner and entertainment, where all attendees convene to celebrate the conclusion of another successful gathering and to honor the NACDS Board of Directors, and the Lifetime Achievement and Begley award recipients. As in years past, this event will conclude with a terrific show. Sponsor will be promoted through the pre-show, on-site, and post-show NACDS marketing material. Special VIP seating and photo opportunities with the entertainment.

$55,000


Conference Registration Bag

The Conference Registration Bag is a high-quality bag and will include the sponsor’s company logo printed on the front for all attendees to see. This bag is given to all Annual Meeting participants and contains valuable meeting information and inserts.

$30,000


Cyber Stations

Cyber Stations consist of computer terminals with printers placed in the highest traffic area of the Annual Meeting. Sponsor will receive recognition on the screen saver and signage at each station. NACDS provides all programming and equipment, the sponsor need only to show up and enjoy the show. Capabilities will include internet connections and email access.

$25,000


Daily Schedule of Events Email

This exclusive sponsorship is a time-saver and final nighttime reminder of the next day’s activities. At the end of each business day, an email will be sent to all attendees with the next day’s schedule of events. By sponsoring this high-profile opportunity, your company will be recognized each time an attendee utilizes the Daily Schedule of Events Email to assist them throughout their busy day ahead.

$28,000


Hotel Room Key Cards

Sponsor the Annual Meeting hotel key cards for attendees staying at The Breakers and communicate your company message each time the attendees enter their hotel room. Logo and message are printed on each of the room keys. Sponsor has the option of designing the key within hotel specifications.

$28,000


Lanyards for Badges

Sponsor the event lanyards and allow the attendees to do the advertising for you! NACDS will produce lanyards printed with your company logo and distribute them to all registrants when they arrive on site.

$28,000


Mobile App

Sponsor the Annual Meeting Mobile App and provide your organization the opportunity for maximum exposure. By sponsoring this high-profile technology, your company will be recognized each time an attendee utilizes the Mobile App to get the latest conference updates to the Schedule, Participants, Strategic Exchange Floor Plan and more.

$29,000


The NACDS Luncheon

A delightful luncheon featuring a distinguished guest speaker for all spouses and companions registered for the Annual Meeting. The NACDS Luncheon includes a specially prepared menu by award-winning chefs and a special gift will be presented to all who attend. Sponsorship includes signage at the main entrance, and your logo on our “Thanks To Our Sponsors” digital signage.

$50,000


Opening Celebration

The Opening Celebration includes a fabulous assortment of cuisine prepared by award-winning chefs, plus exciting entertainment. Welcome attendees to the Annual Meeting at this grand celebration filled with music, food, and fun. Sponsor benefits include signage at the main entrance, signage at each bar with corporate recognition, napkins with corporate logo, and your logo on our “Thanks To Our Sponsors” digital signage.

$55,000


Refreshment Breaks

Sponsor will receive exclusive recognition by providing coffee and beverages to attendees in the registration area and prior to each morning’s Business Program. Sponsor receives napkins with their logo and signage on the break tables.

$26,000


Sponsors Reception

Welcome retailer attendees and your fellow sponsors to the Annual Meeting at this exclusive event. Sponsor benefits include signage at the main entrance, signage and napkins at each bar with corporate logo, and your logo on our “Thanks To Our Sponsors” signage and conference website.

$25,000


Strategic Exchange Locator Card

The Annual Meeting Strategic Exchange Appointment area can be easily navigated by all attendees who utilize the Strategic Exchange Locator Card. By sponsoring this exclusive high-profile appointment tool, your company will be recognized every time an attendee opens the map, saving valuable time between important appointments.

$26,000


Water Bottle

Help attendees stay hydrated during the Annual Meeting by sponsoring the official, durable and reusable water bottle. Each attendee will receive a high-quality, environmentally friendly water bottle to carry throughout the conference. This exclusive sponsor benefit will ensure maximum brand exposure with your company logo prominently displayed on each water bottle.

$29,500

Silver
Special Appreciation

In recognition of your valuable contribution, your company will have an opportunity to host a preferred VIP table (for 10) at the Tuesday evening Board of Directors Dinner and receive special reserved seating at Tuesday evening Awards & Entertainment. You will also be provided with three invitations to attend the special VIP Sponsor’s Reception with the NACDS Board of Directors and retailers. Lastly, you’ll be recognized on the NACDS website, in pre-Annual Meeting conference materials as well as during the Annual Meeting.

$15,000 – $24,500

Bronze
General Program Sponsor

In recognition of your valuable contribution, your company will have an opportunity to host a VIP table (for 10) at the Tuesday evening Board of Directors Dinner and receive special reserved seating at Tuesday evening’s Awards & Entertainment. You will also be provided with an invitation to attend a special VIP Sponsor’s Reception with the NACDS Board of Directors and retailers as well as acknowledged during the Annual Meeting.

$13,000


Registration Bag Inserts

Sponsors can place a one-page flyer in the registration bag distributed to all conference attendees. This is ideal to highlight your meeting location, invite attendees to your private event, or supply all attendees with your product brochure. Inserts must be 8 1/2″ x 11″ size or smaller, and must be approved by NACDS prior to Friday, March 21, 2025, and have in hand by Wednesday, April 9, 2025. Additional fees will apply for late arrivals.

$13,500

NACDS Annual Meeting

April 26-29, 2025

The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL

Join our industry’s most influential business leaders at this exclusive event. Build vital strategic partnerships with a who’s who in health and wellness and gain new insights into today’s changing marketplace.