2016 Fall Convention Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities
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ICRI invites you to participate in the 2016 Fall Convention

Join us as we kick off the ICRI 2016 Fall Convention in Cleveland on November 9-11, 2016, at The Westin Cleveland Downtown. This is the “must attend” industry convention dedicated solely to concrete repair and restoration. This fall’s convention will feature one-of-a-kind networking opportunities, technical sessions, a unique keynote session and an Awards Ceremony honoring your peers in the industry.

The ICRI 2016 Fall Convention provides your company a unique opportunity to showcase your services, promote products, conduct research, and build your brand to the largest audience of concrete repair and restoration professionals in the industry. ICRI Fall Conventions have had as many as 300 concrete repair and restoration professionals from all segments of the concrete repair industry in attendance. Don’t miss out on the best opportunity for new business, new connections and new learning. Register today!

Your company plays an important role in the continuity and success of the International Concrete Repair Institute and the industry as a whole.

About the Show

At each convention, attendees receive the latest in repair technology and innovation. The ICRI 2016 Fall Convention offers all attendees three days of technical sessions, committee meetings, social events, and an industry trade exhibition.

We expect exhibit space to sell quickly, so sign up today!

Exhibit Area Prize Drawings—Attendees visit the exhibitors and have an opportunity to win valuable prizes each morning (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday), including a free registration to our next spring event.

Exhibitor Planning Calendar

Friday, September 30
5:00 p.m.
Deadline for ads, prize listings, sponsorship and ad listings to be included in the onsite program

Tuesday, November 8
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-In

Wednesday, November 9
6:00 am – 7:00 am
Exhibitor Move-In

7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open

Thursday, November 10
7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Exhibit Hall Open

Friday, November 11
7:30 am – 10:30 am
Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-Out

*Exhibit Hall Schedule subject to change

Your Exhibit Visibility

Reach qualified buyers of repair and restoration-related products and services. As an exhibitor at the ICRI 2016 Fall Convention, your company will receive visibility throughout the various events, meals, and breaks that are held in the exhibit area. During these times, exhibiting companies are provided the opportunity to establish two-way communications with their target market and showcase their products and services to key industry decision makers. ICRI’s standard table-top price is listed below. To take full advantage of our convention benefits, we expect exhibitors to take part in the committee meetings and attend the technical sessions that are of interest to them.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Extend your brand identity and marketing capabilities with a strong visible presence at the ICRI 2016 Fall Convention. Take advantage of the opportunity to tie your brand identity not only to ICRI, but to the educational aspects of this convention. Multiple levels of convention sponsorship opportunities are available. All sponsorship opportunities are first-come first-served.

Hotel Key Card Sponsor—$4,500

One (1) available

  • Logo and link to your site on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Logo recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Exclusive sponsorship with company logo on convention attendee room keys
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

Keynote Sponsor—$3,000

One (1) available

  • Logo and link to your site on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Logo recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Signage recognition displayed prominently outside of the room during the keynote address
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • Opportunity to introduce the keynote speaker and provide a company description (1-2 min.)
  • Additional tables placed outside of main session room for marketing materials and representatives to meet and greet attendees as they enter for the keynote
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Depending on education content, ICRI has the right to adjust sponsorship
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

Convention Mobile App Sponsor—$3,000 SOLD

One (1) available

  • Logo and link to your site on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Logo recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Exclusive sponsorship of convention mobile app
  • Banner ad in the convention mobile app
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publication

Opening Reception Sponsor—$3,000

Two (2) available

  • Logo and link to your site on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Logo recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Premier sponsor of the evening event
  • Specialty Cocktail named after your company
  • Ten (10) drink tickets to hand out to convention attendees
  • Sponsor is responsible for purchasing all additional bar items with logo such as, glasses, stirrers, custom cocktail napkins to accompany their cocktail. All pieces and must be approved by ICRI prior to purchase
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

24th Annual ICRI Project Awards Red Carpet Sponsor—SOLD

One (1) available

  • Logo and link to your site on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Logo recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Logo on the Step and Repeat for the 24th Annual ICRI Awards Ceremony
  • Exclusive Sponsorship of the Red Carpet
  • Reserved seating for up to (10) people
  • Sponsor may provide a gift to the attendees at their table
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

24th Annual ICRI Project Awards Reception Sponsor—$2,000

Three (3) available

  • Logo and link to your site on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Logo recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Signage at the 24th Annual ICRI Project Awards Reception
  • Specialty Cocktail Named after your company
  • Sponsor is responsible for purchasing all additional bar items with logo such as, glasses, stirrers, custom cocktail napkins to accompany their cocktail - all pieces and must be approved by ICRI prior to purchase
  • Ten (10) Additional drink tickets to dispense to clients with you logo your tickets
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

24th Annual ICRI Project Awards Ceremony Sponsor—SOLD

One (1) available

  • Name recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Name recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Exclusive Sponsorship of the 24th Annual ICRI Project Awards Ceremony
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • Reserved seating for up to (5) people
  • Sponsor may provide a gift to the attendees at their table if they choose
  • Signage at the 24th Annual ICRI Project Awards
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

“Visit the Exhibits” Continental Breakfast Sponsor—$1,000 SOLD

  • Name recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Name recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Signage placed at food stations
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

Friday Networking Luncheon Sponsor—$1,000

Two (2) available

  • Name recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Name recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Signage placed on the lunch buffets/tables
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

Friday Inter-Chapter Luncheon and Forum Sponsor—$1,000

Two (2) available

  • Name recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Name recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Signage placed on the lunch buffets/tables
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

WiFi Sponsor—$1,000

One (1) available

  • Name recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Name recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

Technical Session Sponsor—$850

Two (2) available per session
Sessions: Wed AM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM

  • Name recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Name recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Signage placed outside the sponsored session
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

Afternoon Break Sponsor—$750

Two (2) available on Friday- Thursday SOLD
  • Name recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Name recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Signage placed at food stations
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications

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ICRI Enforced Exhibitor Policies

Please review in detail the exhibiting policies. All policies will be firmly enforced. Exhibitors must agree to adhere to all ICRI guidelines, policies, and procedures when submitting an application to exhibit.

Assignment of Space
ICRI will make final assignment of booth space considering convention sponsorship, supporting members, and date registration was received. We will accommodate your requests as much as possible, but cannot guarantee that you will be assigned to any of the spaces requested or not be placed near a competitor. Exhibit space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Booth Construction
Everything you exhibit MUST be able to fit on top of a standard six-foot banquet table. No signs, banners, equipment or anything else can be placed on the floor near or next to you booth.

Failure to remove an exhibit in the allowed time will afford ICRI or its agent the right to remove and place same in a warehouse, subject to the Exhibitor’s disposition, and/or ship to Exhibitor via common carrier with all charges to follow at no liability to ICRI. All exhibits must remain intact until the Convention is officially closed.

Care of Exhibit Facility
Exhibitor shall promptly pay for any and all damages to the Exhibiting Facility of associated facilities, booth equipment, or the property of others caused by Exhibitor.

Confirmation
A registration confirmation will be emailed to your company’s contact upon receipt. Booth assignment will be emailed to your designated company contact. A final confirmation with important onsite information will be sent to all exhibitor representatives.

ICRI will provide an Exhibitor Service Manual for the designed representative of the exhibitor. The Exhibitor Service Manual will include information integral to participation at the Event, including but not limited to: additional exhibitor rules and regulations, additional attendee registrations, additional event registrations for events not included in the Convention Registration Price, shipping, and move-in, move-out schedule.

Registration Deadlines
Exhibit space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Exhibit and sponsorship registrations can be completed online or with the paper registration forms. The deadline for inclusion in the convention program booklet is October 1, 2016.

Exhibit Location
Westin Cleveland Downtown; 777 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114. An exhibitor service kit will be emailed to your designated company contact in advance of the meeting.

Installation and Dismantling
Exhibitors have move-in and move-out times as indicated here.
Tuesday, Nov. 8 6:00-8:00 pm Move In
Wednesday, Nov. 9 6:00-7:00 am Move In
Friday, Nov. 11 10:30 am-12:00 pm Tear Down

Attendee Registrants
We encourage exhibiting attendees to go to and participate in the committee meetings and technical sessions. We drive attendees into the Exhibit area during breakfast, lunch, breaks, and Welcome Reception.

Cancellation Policy
Written cancellation notice must be received via fax, mail, or email by October 1, 2016, to receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given after this date. If ICRI cannot hold the convention due to acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, or curtailment of transportation facilitating other emergencies making it inadvisable, illegal, or impracticable to provide the facilities or to hold the meeting, each prepaid registrant/exhibitor will receive a copy of convention handouts and any other materials that would have been distributed. Fixed convention expenses will be paid from the pre-registration funds. Remaining funds will be refunded to pre-registrants/exhibitors. ICRI is not responsible for any other costs incurred by pre-registrants/exhibitors in connection with the convention.

If Exhibitor desires to cancel this agreement, they must do so before, October 1, 2016. If they cancel any time after that date, the Exhibitor will be liable for 100% of the total exhibit fee.

Registering Your Company Representatives
ICRI will request your company exhibit/sponsor representatives’ names in October. A form will be sent to your main exhibit contact to submit your representative names. Each booth includes one complete convention registration for one (1) representative.

Additional representatives who wish to participate must register for the convention at the prevailing convention rate. Registration rates for the full convention are: $435 for members; $565 for non-members. Single Day registrations are available for $255/$305. The Northern Ohio Bowling Event on Wednesday, the 24th Annual Project Awards Event on Thursday, and the Northern Ohio Social Outing at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, all require separate registration and additional fees to attend.

No refunds will be provided for representative registrations. Representative registrations cover the Welcome Reception, breakfast each day, lunch each day, as well as all breaks. The Northern Ohio event and the 24th Annual Project Awards require additional fees.

Insurance and Disclaimer
Exhibitor hereby assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to protect, defend, indemnify and save the hotel, its owners, and its operator, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, directors, and agents harmless against all claims, losses or damages to persons or property, governmental charges or fines and attorney fees arising out of or caused by its installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy or use of the exhibition premises or a part thereof, excluding any such liability caused by the sole gross negligence of the hotel and its employees and agents. Exhibitor shall obtain and keep in force during the term of the installation and use of the exhibit premises, policies of Comprehensive General Liability Insurance and Contractual Liability Insurance, insuring and specifically referring to the contractual liability set forth in this exhibit agreement, in an amount not less than $2 million combined single limit for personal injury and property damage. The hotel, it’s owners, and its operator shall be included in such policies as additional named insureds. In addition, exhibitor acknowledges that neither the hotel, its owners, nor its operator maintain insurance covering exhibitor’s property and that it is the sole responsibility of exhibitor to obtain business interruption and property damage insurance insuring any losses by exhibitor.

Lodging Information
The room block at this hotel will open with general convention registration - date yet to be determined. You will not be able to book your room in the ICRI block before this time.

Westin Cleveland Downtown
Rate: $169.00 USD single; $169.00 USD double; $189 USD Triple Rate; $209 USD Quad Rate
Cutoff date: October 18, 2016
777 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: (216) 771-7700

Security
ICRI will NOT provide onsite security; ICRI and the Westin Cleveland Downtown do not guarantee to protect the exhibitors against any loss or damage of any kind.

Electricity
If your booth requires electricity, be sure to order it on the form provided. Electricity will not be sold on site.

Shipping Information
An exhibitor service kit will be provided to all confirmed exhibitors and will include shipping information.

Promotion of Sponsorship or Exhibit
Use of the ICRI logo in any promotions of the convention is subject to approval by ICRI. Using the logo without permission can result in a forfeiture of your exhibit booth and/or sponsorship. Please submit any proposed ads that use the ICRI logo to Blake Finger at blakef@icri.org for approval.

Photo Consent
As a part of the ICRI Convention, you may be photographed or you may be recorded on audio and/or video. These items may be used in promoting future conventions or in other marketing related to ICRI. Your attendance at this event implies your consent to be photographed or recorded.

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