Sponsorship & Marketing Opportunities

In addition to exhibiting, the Food Safety Summit offers a variety of sponsorships for all companies and all budgets to help reach your goals. A sponsorship will build brand awareness, drive booth traffic and generate additional leads.

Learn how you can increase your brand exposure and reach thousands of food safety professionals.
Kim Hansen
National Sales Manager, Food Safety Summit
248-786-1233 | hansenk@bnpmedia.com


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Receive premium exposure as a Gold, Silver, Bronze or Community Hub sponsor. These opportunities will give your company significant promotion before, during and after the show.


Price $20,000 | Limit 1


Price $17,500 | Limit 1


Price $15,000 | Limit 1

Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors receive a minimum of the following:

  • Logo on event homepage and sponsor page with link
  • Logo on all promotional e-mails, print ads and mailings (pursuant to date of contract)
  • Logo on the cover of the Show Directory
  • Logo on on-site signage
  • Premium Company listing upgrade in Show Directory
  • Full page ad in Show Directory
  • One (1) tote bag insert (provided by sponsor)
  • One (1) Education Session Sponsorship
  • One (1) Podcast Sponsorship for selected Education Session. Includes “sponsored by” recognition in podcast, sponsorship of Article on FoodSafetyStrategies.com recapping the session, and leads from podcast.
  • Leaderboard (728x90) on FoodSafetyStratgies.com FoodSafetySummit.com. Gold (3 months), Silver (2 months), Bronze (1 month)
  • Logo & link plus click lead report in Food Safety Summit Pre-Event Spotlight, multi-sponsored eBlast
  • Logo & link plus click lead report in Food Safety Summit Post-Event Review, multi-sponsored eBlast
  • First right of refusal on sponsorship for 2020 Food Safety Summit sponsorship by designated deadline

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Price: $7,500 | Limit 4

Be at the CENTER of the action on the show floor as a Community Hub sponsor! Become the exclusive sponsor of one of the 4 Community Cafes which are open during exhibit hall hours and where attendees can continue the conversations with experts from our speaker faculty and peers on the topics surrounding the supply chain. Community Cafes will be focused on Manufacturing/Processor/Supplier, Distributor, Regulatory, and Retailer/Foodservice.

Sponsorship per Cafe is exclusive for both days and includes:

  • Logo on Food Safety Summit sponsor page with link
  • Logo on on pre-event promotional e-mails, print ads and mailings distributed to 90,000+ subscribers, where Community Hubs are promoted.
  • Logo on signage at Cafe, on the exhibit hall entrance unit and throughout the convention center
  • Choose from a one of the Summit's "Snack Station" break options to offer to attendees at your Cafe during Exhibit Hall hours.  Price included in the sponsorship fee. 
  • Premium Company listing upgrade in Show Directory
  • Inclusion in Full page ad in Onsite Show Directory distributed to 2019 attendees
  • Inclusion in Mobile App
  • One (1) tote bag insert (provided by sponsor)

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PRICE: $3,000 • LIMIT: 14 11 Sold
This important series of exhibitor-produced educational offerings is a unique opportunity to demonstrate your company’s expertise in a particular area related to the latest technological advances and improvements in quality.

The Solutions Stage Theater schedule will be listed on Food Safety Summit website, in the Attendee Brochure and will be included as part of the formal education offering in the Show Directory given to all attendees upon check-in. Signage, maps and a complete schedule will direct attendees to the Solution Stage Theaters (deadlines apply).
Solutions Stage Schedule


PRICE: $3,000 * LIMIT: 8 2 Sold
NEW IN 2019! Food Safety Summit strives to provide attendees with actionable solutions to improve their business’ food safety practices. The newest forum at the Summit to provide this education is the Tech Tent. These exhibitor-produced sessions are thirty minutes in length and provide a demo of the sponsor’s technology. Ideal for sponsors that offer software programs for monitoring, auditing, retail management, and data reporting – these sessions will be marketed prior to the Food Safety Summit and promoted at the event. Showcase your product to an engaged audience with a dedicated presentation on the show floor!
Tech Tent Schedule


PRICE: $2,500 • LIMIT: 25
Align your brand with education by sponsoring an educational session.
• Company logo next to sponsored session(s) on agenda and signage
• Opportunity to give brief remarks and introduce session
• Company handout distributed during sponsored session(s)
• Receive leads of all session attendees


PRICE: $4,500 * LIMIT: 25
Extend your education session sponsorship beyond the event audience and capture additional leads! This sponsorship includes all of the benefits of the Education Session sponsorship plus:

  • Sponsorship of the audio podcast recorded at the Food Safety Summit, which includes up to a 25 word commercial and/or “sponsored by” company recognition
  • Company logo and/or “sponsored by” recognition on podcast landing page on FoodSafetyStrategies.com and in promotion of podcast
  • Article Sponsorship – the session will also be recapped as an article and featured on FoodSafetyStrategies.com and in the Food Safety Insights e-newsletter. Your company’s banner will be featured on the Article page.
  • Leads from readers that engage with the dedicated email blast promoting the podcast


PRICE: $8,500 • LIMIT: 6
Generate hundreds of additional leads from a virtual audience by upgrading your sponsored session to Broadcast Live, a webinar series that allows online viewers to tune into the Summit LIVE!
• Company logo on all Broadcast Live marketing efforts
• Complete leads of all registered online viewers
• (1) Video commercial played before the session starts to online attendees (sponsor to provide)
• Company handout in webinar environment for download (PDF, 40MB or smaller)
• Continued exposure and lead capture as session is archived post-event


PRICE: $12,500 • LIMIT: 1
Generate hundreds of additional leads from the highest attended session of the Summit! Sponsor the Keynote Broadcast Live! Webinar that allows Food Safety Strategies readers not in attendance to catch the keynote live!
• Company logo on all Broadcast Live marketing efforts
• Complete leads of all registered online viewers
• (1) Video commercial played before the session starts to online attendees (sponsor to provide)
• Company handout in webinar environment for download (PDF, 40MB or smaller)
• Continued exposure and lead capture as session is archived post-event

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Graphics and Signage


PRICE: $1,500 for 3 • LIMIT: 5
Direct traffic to your booth with customized graphics that adhere to the show floor and mark the path to your exhibit at mutually agreed upon locations within the exhibit hall. Specs: up to 3’ x 3’, 4-color, high resolution PDF file.


PRICE: $1,500/aisle • LIMIT: 10
Exclusive Sponsorship: $5,000
Make sure all attendees know where to find your booth by sponsoring your aisle. Your logo and booth number will hang just below the show aisle banner so everyone can easily find your exhibit!


PRICE: $600 for 4 doors • LIMIT 12
Place your company logo and booth number on the main lobby doors as trade show participants first enter. This is a great way to get their attention from the beginning and remind them of your booth location. Specs: 24” wide x 18” tall with 1” bleeds on all edges. 4-color, high-resolution PDF file.


$1,200 for 2 ad walls • LIMIT 6
Gain additional exposure at the Exhibit Hall entrance. These free-standing advertising displays will be placed in strategic locations in the main concourse outside of the exhibit hall. Specs: 40” wide x 80” tall. Add 6” at the bottom with no graphics for sign holder. 4-color, high-resolution PDF file.


PRICE: $4,000- $7,500
Draw attention to your company and booth by sponsoring a large size banner to be hung inside the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center lobby or exhibit hall. This prominent branding opportunity will surely make your company stand out during The Food Safety Summit.Sponsor to provide artwork, show Management to handle production and installation.

Banner Location
Sponsorship Fee
DESSC Lobby Lobby L3 40 5 $5,600 Available
Interior Exhibit Hall above entrance Hall A A1 48 8 $7,500 Available
Interior Exhibit Hall show office Hall A A6 40 7 $4,000 Available

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PRICE: $5,000 • LIMIT: 1
Build brand awareness at the Summit’s kick off networking event and opening of the Exhibit Hall floor by sponsoring the Opening Night Welcome Reception
•Company logo with link on event Sponsor page
• Company logo as Welcome Reception sponsor in agenda
• Signage acknowledging sponsorship in Exhibit Hall
• (4) complimentary full-conference registrations
• Discount code for Exhibit Hall-only access to distribute to customers
• Access for a one-time use of the Pre-Show attendee list to invite registered attendees to your sponsored Networking Reception
• Opportunity to have a 6’ skirted table display area in front of Exhibit Hall to display company product and/or literature to greet attendees

  • One bar placement near sponsor booth during reception.


Plans are in the works for the Wednesday night Networking Reception that allows attendees and exhibitors to unwind at the close of the Expo hours. Be sure to ask your Sales Manager how you can sponsor this reception and help clients and prospects celebrate another successful Food Safety Summit!


The Community Learning Lounge is a new area on the expo floor designed to allow attendees to gather, network and “Ask the Experts” about scheduled topics such as Certifications, Working with Public Health Officials, Departmental Cooperation and much more!
Sponsorship of the Community Learning Lounge is exclusive for both days and includes:

  • Logo on Food Safety Summit sponsor page with link
  • Logo on pre-event promotional e-mails, print ads and mailings distributed to 90,000+ subscribers, where the Community Learning Lounge is promoted
  • Logo on signage at Lounge, on the exhibit hall entrance unit and throughout the convention center
  • Premium Company listing upgrade in Show Directory
  • Inclusion with Full page ad in Onsite Show Directory distributed to 2019 attendees
  • Inclusion in Mobile App
  • One (1) tote bag insert (provided by sponsor)
  • Distribution of company literature in the Lounge


PRICE: $4,000 • LIMIT: 1
Increase brand visibility by helping enhance everyone’s networking experiences! The Networking Lounge is open to all attendees during all exhibit hall hours over the three days of the event. Gathering areas with tables and chairs will be provided to sit, relax as well as network and conduct business. Your logo will be included on signage in lounge area.


PRICE: $3,000 • LIMIT: 4
Increase brand visibility off the Exhibit Hall floor during morning and/or afternoon networking breaks. Sponsor receives company logo with link on event Sponsor page, on-site signage in the break area and opportunity to provide branded company product to be displayed during sponsored break.


PRICE: $3,000 • LIMIT: 1
The networking never breaks, not even for lunch which is served on the show floor both days the Exhibit Hall is open. Receive branding and literature opportunities in the lunch area and the new Food Safety Summit Community Hub during lunch service.

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PRICE: $5,000 • LIMIT: 1
Not only will thousands of attendee’s already be wearing your lanyard when they arrive at your competitor’s booths, you will have the added exposure of your logo and booth number being on display all three days of the show!


PRICE: $5,000 • LIMIT: 1
Everyone needs a bag to carry all of their literature and giveaways. Have your company name in the hands of all attendees by sponsoring the bags they carry to hold all of the information they receive on the Show floor. Your logo and message will be walking through the entire expo!


PRICE: $500 • LIMIT: 20
Reach each and every Show attendee. Place one promotional item or company literature piece in the Official Show tote bag handed to every attendee at registration. Literature may not exceed 8.5 x 11. Promo item must be approved by Event management prior to production.


PRICE: $3,500 * LIMIT: 1
Put your company’s brand into the hands of attendees by sponsoring the official event pens and notepads. These will be displayed at each registration desk and provided to event attendees in their tote bag or at the education sessions. Pens and notepads to be supplied by the sponsor.


PRICE: $7,500 • LIMIT: 1 SOLD
Reach attendees the moment they arrive and multiple times each day – each time they enter or leave their hotel room. As the exclusive sponsor, your logo and message, along with Food Safety Summit logo, will be imprinted on hotel key cards at hotels with the largest room blocks during Food Safety Summit.


PRICE: $1,500 • LIMIT: 20
Participate in this active and engaging lead generation game designed to drive attendees right to your booth. Not only will you meet hundreds of food safety professionals visiting your booth, you’ll gain ALL their lead information! You won’t find an easier and more cost effective way to build your network. Following the event you’ll receive leads from all participating attendees.


PRICE: $5,000 • LIMIT: 6
Offer attendees a place to charge their phones right on the exhibit floor. Your company logo and branding will be displayed on one charging station where attendees can quickly charge their phone or other mobile device.


PRICE: $2500 • LIMIT: 1
Make first impressions by outfitting the Summit registration and conference staff with your branded uniform. Company logo on polos, provided by sponsor.

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FSS Attendee Brochure Digital Sponsorship

PRICE: $5000 * LIMIT: 1
Increase your exposure and promote your products and presence at the event by becoming the exclusive sponsor of the FSS digital attendee brochure hosted throughout the year on the event website and promoted in event eblasts to 90,000+ users. Your company video will appear within the digital brochure. Video specs to be provided.


PRICE: $250
Increase your brand recognition on the event website, attendee brochure, and Show Program. Your company name will link on the website floor plan and your company logo will appear with your listing in the Show Directory. Logo specs: EPS, TIF or JPG high-resolution, print-quality format.


Full page, half page, inside front cover, back cover and logo upgrades are available. Show Directories are given to each attendee when they check-in at registration.
Full page Ad:
Run of Book $950
Inside Front Cover $1,250
Back Cover $1,850
Specs: 8.5” wide x 11” tall with 1/8” bleeds on all edges. 4-color, high-resolution PDF file.

Half Page Ad $700
Specs: 8.5” wide x 5.5” tall with 1/8” bleeds on all edges. 4-color, high-resolution PDF file


PRICE: $8,500 • LIMIT: 1
As the EXCLUSIVE sponsor the pocket guide, receive premium exposure throughout the exhibit hall with this quick reference guide, distributed at registration.

Food Safety Strategies Event Marketing Campaign

PRICE: $4,500
A three month marketing campaign to run April – June 2019 to increase your company’s awareness before, during and after the Food Safety Summit!

  • Leaderboard (728x90) on FoodSafetyStrategies.com and FoodSafetySummit.com for three months
  • Leaderboard (728x90) in one issue of Food Safety Insights e-newsletter
  • Inclusion in Food Safety Summit Pre-Event Spotlight, multi-sponsored eblast
  • Inclusion in Food Safety Summit Post-Show Review, multi-sponsored eblast

Add a Lead Generation Component to your Campaign! All the benefits of the marketing campaign as outlined above + an Exclusive Focus On dedicated e-mail blast. The Food Safety Strategies team will provide content on a topic/category that you exclusively sponsor and gather leads of those readers that engage with the email blast.

PRICE: $6,000

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PRICE: $5,000
Food Safety Summit will professionally produce and edit a 2-3 minute video from your booth at Food Safety Summit, featuring your products and services. Postshow, Food Safety Strategies will host and promote your video through event and Food Safety Strategies websites, social media and one email deployment. The email will include all booth videos created at the show. Complete lead package will be provided to you from viewers that clicked on your video within the eBlast. You will also receive the final video file for your own marketing purposes