Executive Summit & Annual Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Deadline: August 1, 2018
*Signed agreements, payments and logo/graphics due by this date. Click here to download order form.


Executive Summit Only Opportunities

Executive Summit Title Sponsor - $20,000

Sponsor this exclusive, one day event on Sunday, October 14th for 100 Executive attendees in the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry.

  • Logo prominently on conference display items and signage as our Summit sponsor.
  • The opportunity to place promotional information at each seat.
  • Logo prominently on the conference website as the Summit sponsor with a direct link to your home page.
  • Your company will be recognized on stage by an MHI representative Board Member.
  • Back cover ad on Summit program
  • Two (2) free company registrations to the 2018 Executive Summit (must be eligible to attend meeting)
  • Two (2) free company registrations to the 2018 Annual Conference

*Note: Executive Summit Title Sponsor is not available to MHI members or member eligible companies.


Meal Sponsorships

MHI’s Annual Conference hosts lunch & dinner daily for all conference attendees. With the opportunity to showcase your company to 550+ attendees at once, these sponsorships will allow for maximum visibility. Sponsorships are available for breakfast and lunch on Monday, October 15th and lunch and dinner on Tuesday, October 16th.

Dinner Sponsorship - $15,000

Tuesday’s dinner will be served plated and is open to all registered attendees of the conference. You don’t want to miss this opportunity for maximum exposure to all attendees at once!

  • Your logo will appear prominently on the conference website with a direct link to your home page.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference display items as our dinner sponsor.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference signage throughout the meeting area.
  • Company name printed on menu cards and centerpieces for the meal you’re sponsoring.
  • The opportunity to place promotional information at each seat at dinner.
  • Your company will be recognized on stage during the entertainment portion.
  • The opportunity to play aminute promotional video during dinner. Video provided by the sponsoring company.
  • Reserved table at front of meal room.
  • Four (4) sponsorship registrations included.*

Lunch Sponsorship - $10,000

All lunches will be served plated and are open to all registered attendees of the conference. All lunches will feature a keynote speaker.

  • Your logo will appear prominently on the conference website with a direct link to your home page.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference display items as our lunch sponsor.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference signage throughout the meeting area.
  • Company name printed on menu cards and centerpieces for the meal you’re sponsoring.
  • The opportunity to place promotional information at each seat at lunch.
  • Your company will be recognized on stage by an MHI representative Board Member.
  • Reserved table at front of meal room.
  • Four (4) sponsorship registrations included.*

Welcome Breakfast
Sponsorship - $8,000

Sponsor the opening breakfast for the MHI Annual Conference on Monday, October 15th. Breakfast will be served buffet style and feature a speaker from MHI’s Board of Directors.

  • Your logo will appear prominently on the conference website with a direct link to your home page.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference display items as our breakfast sponsor.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference signage throughout the meeting area.
  • Company name printed on menu cards and centerpieces for the meal you’re sponsoring.
  • The opportunity to place promotional information at each seat at breakfast.
  • Your company will be recognized on stage by an MHI representative Board Member.
  • Reserved table at front of meal room.
  • Two (2) sponsorship registrations included.*

Individual Item Sponsorships

Young Professionals Networking Event Sponsor - $3,500

Sponsor the Young Professionals Network meet + greet at the MHI Annual Conference on Sunday, October 14th from 8:30pm – 9:30pm. This event allows for young professionals to connect with each other before the start of the conference. Entertainment and beer and wine bar will be provided.

  • Your logo will appear prominently on the conference website with a direct link to your home page.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference display items as our YPN event sponsor.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference signage throughout the meeting area.
  • The opportunity to place promotional information on tables during event.
  • Your company will be recognized on stage at the preceding dinner by an MHI representative Board Member.
  • One (1) sponsorship registrations included.*

Charging Station Sponsor - $3,500

MHI will provide two complimentary charging stations for attendees to use while at the conference. Stations provide six lockable cubbies and will include cords to charge almost any mobile device. With a 19-inch display on the station, your company can deliver messaging that will be seen by 550+ attendees.

  • Your logo will appear prominently on the conference website with a direct link to your home page.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference signage throughout the meeting area.
  • Your logo will appear on the charging station wrap.
  • Sponsoring company to provide a video screensaver promoting your company.

Mobile App Sponsor - $3,500

This exclusive sponsorship will allow your company to be displayed prominently on the mobile conference app used for both the Executive Summit and Annual Conference.

  • Your logo will appear prominently on the conference website with a direct link to your home page.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference signage throughout the meeting area.
  • Logo on Signage Promoting the Conference Mobile App.
  • One (1) banner ad on the homepage of the app.

Lanyard Sponsor - $1,500 (Three Available)

This shared sponsorship will allow your company to be displayed prominently on the lanyards used for attendee name badges. These lanyards will be used at both the Executive Summit and Annual Conference.

  • Your company logo will appear prominently on the conference website with a direct link to your home page.
  • Your logo will appear prominently on conference and exhibition signage.
  • Your company logo will appear in color on the lanyards.

*Sponsorship registrations include admission to all meal, education and networking functions during the conference. These do not permit attendance to Industry Group sessions. Additional registrations beyond what is included in your sponsorship will be $500 per person.


Who Attends

MHI Members — 650 of the leading providers of material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment, systems and services including the following titles:

  • Chief Executive Officers Presidents
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Executive and Senior Vice Presidents
  • Vice Presidents
  • Marketing & Sales Directors
  • Engineers and Engineering Directors

End-User Community — in 2018, MHI is targeting 50 leaders with the following titles from Fortune 1000 and Top 100 Retail Firms:

  • Senior Vice Presidents/Vice Presidents in Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Directors in Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain