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Partnership Opportunities

Partnering with the Event Awards and Symposium demonstrates your commitment to continued excellence and innovation in the events industry and situates you amongst our industry’s very best practitioners. It is a unique opportunity to profile your brand, showcase your products and services and support the industry. It is also an opportunity to network with decision-makers across the entire events industry, across the entire country.

If you’d like to get involved, contact us here to discuss your interest or tailor a package.

Partnership is a powerful way to elevate your brand, network with industry influencers, increase exposure to your market, and be a part of something bigger.

Australian Event Awards and Symposium offer the following partnerships:

Major Partner

Cost: $5,500 ex GST plus VIK Support

Major Partners have the opportunity to align their brand with a category of their choice, as well as increased exposure at the Awards Ceremony, presenting their category to the winner, meeting key industry players, and showcasing their products, services and skills in action to the best in the industry. Working closely with the Event Awards on the design of the event, partners are invited to provide the essential products and services to deliver the Awards Ceremony and Symposium, showcasing their latest developments and state of the art gear.

Benefits include:

  • Opportunity to showcase current / new products and/or services at the Australian Event Awards and Symposium
  • Brand alignment and promotion on the Event Awards website, Media Release and at the Ceremony
  • Naming rights to a category of your choice (subject to availability – note: Headline Categories carry an additional cost) including opportunity to present the category, speak at the Ceremony and logo positioning on certificates
  • Promotional opportunities through the Event Awards’ e-Newsletters, social media channels, dedicated Partner Directory email and association with Australian Event Industry Month
  • Exclusive billing as the [Partner Product] partner to the Australian Event Awards and Symposium
  • Networking opportunities through tickets to attend the Australian Event Awards and Symposium
  • Advertising opportunities in the Event Awards Programme and Event Awards Ceremony tickets

Major Media Partner

Cost: $5,500 ex GST plus VIK Support in advertising

Major Media partners have the opportunity to align their brand with a category of their choice, increased exposure at the Awards Ceremony, present their category to the winner and meet some of the best in the industry. As a Major Media Partner, the Event Awards and the industry will be looking to you to get the word out about the entry process, speakers and explore the stories of the best in the industry who take home the awards. Get first access to the latest news, developments and facilitated access to winners, finalists and speakers.

Benefits include:

  • Brand alignment and promotion on the Event Awards website, Media Release and at the Ceremony
  • Naming rights to a category of your choice (subject to availability – note: Headline Categories carry an additional cost) including opportunity to present the category, speak at the Ceremony and logo positioning on certificates
  • Provision of press releases and additional news about the Event Awards and Symposium program
  • Access to editorial material including photos of the Event Awards Ceremony and Symposium
  • Managed access to finalists, winners, judges, partners, speakers through the Event Awards
  • Promotional opportunities through the Event Awards’ e-Newsletters, social media channels, dedicated Partner Directory email and association with Australian Event Industry Month
  • Networking opportunities through tickets to attend the Australian Event Awards and Symposium
  • Advertising opportunities in the Event Awards Programme
  • Note: media partnerships are a non-exclusive arrangement, except for category naming rights

Category Partner

Cost: $6,000 ex GST

Category Partners have the opportunity to align their brand with a category of their choice, giving promotion and increased brand exposure throughout the Awards marketing and promotion period plus increased exposure at the Awards Ceremony, presenting their category Award to the winner while meeting some of the best and in the industry.

Benefits include:

  • Brand alignment and promotion on the Event Awards website, Media Release and at the Ceremony
  • Naming rights to a category of your choice (subject to availability – note: Headline Categories carry an additional cost) including opportunity to present the category, speak at the Ceremony and logo positioning on certificates
  • Promotional opportunities through the Event Awards’ e-Newsletters, social media channels and dedicated Partner Directory email
  • Networking opportunities through tickets to attend the Australian Event Awards and Symposium
  • Advertising opportunities in the Event Awards Programme
  • Note: Non-exclusive arrangement, except for category naming rights

Project Delivery Partner

Cost: VIK Support

Project delivery partners have the unique opportunity to work closely with the Australian Event Awards and Symposium to design the event, allowing partners to maximise on the opportunity to showcase their products, services and skills in action at the Australian Event Awards and Symposium, attended by the best events and management companies in our industry. Partners are invited to provide the essential products and services to deliver the Awards Ceremony and Symposium, showcasing their latest developments and state of the art gear. Partners receive significant marketing exposure, networking opportunities and exclusive billing in the area of service and product provision.

Benefits include:

  • Brand alignment and promotion on the Event Awards website, Media Release and at the Ceremony
  • Opportunity to showcase current / new products and/or services at the Australian Event Awards and Symposium
  • Promotional opportunities through the Event Awards’ social media channels and dedicated Partner Directory email and logo positioning on e-Newsletters
  • Networking opportunities through tickets to attend the Australian Event Awards and Symposium
  • Exclusive billing as the [Partner Product] partner to the Australian Event Awards and Symposium
  • Advertising opportunities in the Event Awards Programme

Media Partner

Cost: VIK Support in advertising

Media partners are an essential part of the Australian Event Awards and Symposium program, getting the word out about the entry process, the speakers, expo and exploring the stories of the best of the industry who take home the awards at the ceremony. Media partners get the first access to Event Awards and Symposium news and developments, the opportunity to attend the Awards and Symposium in person, and facilitated access to winners, finalists and speakers.

Benefits include:

  • Brand alignment and promotion on the Event Awards website, Media Release and at the Ceremony
  • Access to press releases and additional news about the Event Awards and Symposium program
  • Access to editorial material including photos of the Event Awards Ceremony and Symposium
  • Promotional opportunities through the Event Awards’ social media channels and dedicated Partner Directory email and logo positioning on e-Newsletters
  • Advertising opportunities in the Event Awards Programme
  • Note: Non-exclusive arrangement

Tailored Packages

Packages can be tailored to suit budget and your aims in the partnership – get in touch to discuss: [email protected] or 02 8096 8777

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