2018 Spring Convention Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities
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2018 ICRI Spring Convention


ICRI invites you to participate in the 2018 Spring Convention

Join us as we kick off the 2018 ICRI Spring Convention in San Francisco, April 11-13, 2018, at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins. This is the “must attend” industry convention dedicated solely to concrete repair and restoration. This Spring's convention, Seismic Solutions, will feature one-of-a-kind networking opportunities and technical sessions.

The 2018 ICRI Spring 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 Spring 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
Exhibitor Calendar
Exhibit at the 2018 Spring Convention
Advertising Opportunities
Sponsorship Opportunities
Policies/Housing
Exhibitor Scam Alert

Request the Sponsor/Exhibit Prospectus as a downloadable PDF.
(This website page will have the most current sponsorship availability.)


About the Show

At each convention, ICRI strives to provide its members and the concrete repair and restoration industry with the latest in repair technology and innovation. This Fall Convention offers 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 (Wed., Thurs., and Fri.), including a free registration to our next Fall event.

Exhibitor Planning Calendar

Wednesday, March 14
5:00 p.m.
Deadline for ads, prize listings, sponsorship and ad listings to be included in the onsite program. Please e-mail a high-quality Vector (.eps) copy of your company logo to Blake Finger at blakef@icri.org.

Wednesday, March 28
5:00 p.m.
Names of all Exhibitor Representatives due to Allison Kindseth, ICRI Event Manager, allisonk@icri.org.

Tuesday, April 10
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-In and Badge Pick-up


Wednesday, April 11
6:00 am – 7:00 am
Exhibitor Move-In and Badge Pick-up

7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open


Thursday, April 12
7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Exhibit Hall Open


Friday, April 13
7:30 am – 10:30 am
Exhibit Hall Open

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


*Exhibit Hall Schedule subject to change

Each exhibitor is a convention attendee!

Your exhibitor registration includes one complete convention registration. While the show floor is open all day, the attendees will go to committee meetings and the technical sessions and we want you to do the same. We drive attendees into the exhibit area during breakfast, lunch, breaks, and the Welcome Reception. We encourage exhibiting attendees to go to and participate in the committee meetings and technical sessions. Make the most of your experience by fully participating in all we offer. Full registration includes:

  • ICRI Welcome Reception (Wed.)
  • Continental Breakfast (Wed., Thurs., and Fri.)
  • Recognition Luncheon (Thurs.)
  • General Session (Thurs.)
  • Networking Luncheon (Fri.)
  • All breaks

Your Exhibit Visibility

Don’t miss this opportunity to reach qualified buyers of repair and restoration-related products and services. As an exhibitor at the ICRI 2018 Spring 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.

Items for Purchase Member Price
Early Bird* / Regular
Non-Member Price
Early Bird* / Regular
Tabletop $1,100 / $1,300 $1,300 / $1,500
ICRI Supporting
Member Tabletop
$800 / $1,000 N/A

*Early Bird registration ends March 14, 2018

All table-top spaces include:

  • One complimentary registration for exhibitor
  • Complimentary post-show attendee list with attendee name, email, company and address
  • Logo and company name on 8 x 11" display sign
  • Listing in the convention mobile app
  • Table-Top area furnishings:
    • One (1) 6 ft. draped table
    • One (1) side chair
    • One (1) wastebasket

An exhibitor kit will be emailed to your designated company contact in advance of the meeting by the ICRI Convention Manager, Allison Kinseth at allisonk@icri.org.

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Advertising Opportunities

NO LONGER AVAILABLE - PRINT DEADLINE HAS PAST

Maybe you can’t attend the convention. You can still reach this target audience by placing an ad in the convention program book that is distributed to attendees! Files must be 300 dpi or higher and in a press-quality PDF format. Ads are due by Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Please send ads to Sue Peterson at suep@icri.org.

Full Page Vertical (5.125” x 8”) $1,000
Half Page Horizontal (5.125” x 4”) $500
Quarter Page Vertical (2.5” x 4”) $300
Quarter Page Horizontal (5.125” x 2”) $300

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Extend your brand identity and marketing capabilities with a strong visible presence at the 2018 ICRI Spring 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 on a first-come first-served basis.

For questions and the most up-to-date sponsorship information, please contact:
Blake Finger, Sponsors & Exhibits Manager
Email: blakef@icri.org
Phone: (651) 288-3423

All Sponsorship Opportunities include the following:

  • Logo and link recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Logo 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.

Sponsorship Options

Hotel Key Card Sponsor - High Visibility Sponsorship!—$3,000

One (1) available

  • Exclusive sponsorship with company logo on convention attendee room keys
  • One (1) complimentary conference registration
  • 1/2 page ad in program book

Convention Mobile App - High Visibility Sponsorship!—$3,000

Two (2) available

  • Banner ad in the convention mobile app when you open the app
  • Specific onsite signage
  • 1/4 page ad in program book

ICRI Convention Giveaway - High Visibility Sponsorship! —$2,000

One (1) available

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the convention giveaway
  • Onsite Signage
  • 1/4 page ad in program book

Lanyard Sponsor - High Visibility Sponsorship! —$2,000 SOLD

One (1) available

  • Logo to be placed on Lanyards; ICRI to order Lanyards
  • 1/4 Page Ad in Program Book

WiFi Sponsorship —$1,000

Three (3) available Two (2) available

  • Signage placed with WiFi information and password throughout the venue
  • 1/4 page ad in program book
  • Ad placement in the mobile app

Sponsorship Options—Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Welcome Reception—Premier Sponsor—$2,000 SOLD

One (1) available

  • Logo on event-specific signage
  • Thank you from the president of ICRI during the Welcome Reception
  • Opportunity to speak about your company for up to 3 minutes
  • Recognition of your sponsorship with event-specific sponsor ribbons
  • Can purchase one (1) convention registration at 50% off the regular price

Welcome Reception—Gold Sponsor—$1,000 SOLD

Two (2) available

  • Logo on event-specific signage
  • Thank you from the president of ICRI during the Welcome Reception
  • Recognition of your sponsorship with event-specific sponsor ribbons
  • Can purchase one (1) Convention Registration at 50% off the regular price

Welcome Reception—Silver Sponsor—$500

Six (6) available Four (4) available

  • Logo displayed on event-specific signage
  • Thank you from the president of ICRI during the Welcome Reception
  • Recognition of your sponsorship with event-specific sponsor ribbons

Welcome Reception—Cocktail Sponsor, You Pick the Name!—$1,250

Three (3) available Two (2) available


  • Thank you from the president of ICRI during the Welcome Reception
  • Ability to name your drink and brand it any way you want!
  • Company can provide custom drink stirrers, glasses, napkins, and accessories that are branded with their logo at their own expense. Items will be provided ONLY with your custom drink. All items and artwork must be approved by ICRI Event Manager, Allison Kindseth
  • Signage placed on the bar at the event

Welcome Reception—Entertainment Sponsor—$750

Two (2) available One (1) available

  • Logo displayed on event-specific signage
  • Thank you from the president of ICRI during the Welcome Reception
  • Recognition of your sponsorship with event-specific sponsor ribbons

First-Timers Reception Sponsor—$1,000

One (1) available

  • Signage placed outside reception room

"Visit the Exhibits" Continental Breakfast—Wednesday AM —$750

Two (2) available One (1) available

  • Signage placed on food stations

Technical Sessions—Wednesday AM —$500

One (1) available

  • Signage placed outside of the session rooms

 


Sponsorship Options—Thursday, April 12, 2018

"Visit the Exhibits" Continental Breakfast—Thursday AM —$750 SOLD

Two (2) available

  • Signage placed on food stations

Refreshment Break—Thursday PM —$750

Two (2) available One (1) available

  • Signage placed on break stations

Recognition Luncheon and General Session—Thursday —$500

Six (6) available

  • Signage placed outside of the session rooms

Technical Sessions—Thursday AM —$500

One (1) available

  • Signage placed outside of the session rooms

Technical Sessions—Thursday PM —$500

One (1) available

  • Signage placed outside of the session rooms

 



Sponsorship Options—Friday, April 13, 2018

"Visit the Exhibits" Continental Breakfast—Friday AM —$750

Two (2) available One (1) available

  • Signage placed on food stations

Refreshment Break—Friday PM —$750

Two (2) available

  • Signage placed on break stations

Networking Luncheon—Friday —$750

Three (3) available

  • Signage placed on food stations and tables

Inter-Chapter Luncheon and Forum—Friday —$750

Three (3) available

  • Signage placed on food stations and tables

Technical Sessions—Friday AM —$500

One (1) available

  • Signage placed outside of the session rooms

Technical Sessions—Friday PM —$500

One (1) available

  • Signage placed outside of the session rooms


Special Celebrate San Francisco Thursday Night Sponsorship Opportunities:

Appetizer Sponsor - Exclusive—$1,300

One (1) available

  • Logo recognition on signage placed on food stations
  • Verbal Recognition
  • Includes 3 tickets to the event
  • (10) drink tickets

Cocktail Sponsor—$1,300

Three (3) available

  • Name your cocktail
  • Logo recognition on signage placed on bar stations
  • Verbal Recognition
  • Includes 3 tickets to the event
  • (10) drink tickets

Dessert Sponsor - Exclusive—$750

One (1) available

  • Logo recognition on signage placed on dessert station
  • Verbal Recognition
  • Includes 2 tickets to the event
  • (7) drink tickets


Entertainment Sponsor - Exclusive—$750

One (1) available

  • Logo recognition on signage placed near entrance of the event
  • Verbal Recognition
  • Includes 2 tickets to the event
  • (7) drink tickets

Event Sponsor—$500

  • Logo recognition on signage placed near entrance of the event
  • Verbal Recognition
  • Includes 1 tickets to the event
  • (5) drink tickets

 



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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 your 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 scheduled exhibit tear-down time.

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.

Registration Deadlines
Exhibit space is available on a first-come, first-paid 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 March 14, 2018.

Exhibit Location
InterContinental Mark Hopkins, 999 California Street, San Francisco, California 94108. An exhibitor kit with specific details regarding shipping and set-up will be emailed to your designated company contact in advance of the convention.

Additional Notices

  • Exhibiting companies that wish to provide food/beverage for attendees must order directly through the hotel.
  • Attaching/hanging marketing materials from the ceiling or walls in the exhibit hall is not allowed.
  • Booths will be set up in advance of the start of the convention. Any exceptions must be pre-approved.

Installation and Dismantling
Exhibitors have move-in and move-out times as indicated here.

  • Tuesday, April 10—6:00-8:00 pm Move-in
  • Wednesday, April 11—6:00-7:00 am Move-in
  • Friday, April 13—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 aim to 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 March 14, 2018, 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.

Registering Your Company Representatives
ICRI will request your company representatives’ names in March if you have received a free registration with your exhibit booth or sponsorship. An email with a link to the Exhibitor Representative Registration will be sent to your main exhibit contact. Each exhibit 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.  These individuals should register utilizing the convention registration.  A reminder will be sent to your main exhibit contact. The events that are being hosted by the Northern California Chapter all require separate registration and additional fees to attend. These events include the Wednesday afternoon social event and the Thursday evening special event. 

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 California Chapter hosted events require additional fees. 

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 California Chapter hosted events 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, its 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..

InterContinental Mark Hopkins
999 California Street
San Francisco, California 94108
Phone: 800-662-4455
Rate: $269.00 USD single/double
Cutoff date: March 15, 2018

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

Electricity
If your booth requires electricity or any other A/V needs, be sure to order those services accordingly from the packet provided by the show decorator.

Shipping Information
The decorator will receive, store, and deliver your packages directly to your booth, and will be on-site Friday to assist with return shipments if necessary.

You cannot ship directly to the hotel. All shipments must go though the decorator. The hotel will not accept advance shipments.

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.

Exhibitor Scam Alert
It has been brought to our attention that scam artists, fraudulent companies and vendors not contracted by show management have been targeting exhibitors participating in tradeshows across the country. Be careful of companies emailing/calling and posing as vendors for the event. Some scams include housing, directory listings, and onsite services. International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) conventions are owned and organized by International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) and Ewald Consulting.

If you are contacted by any outside company you find suspicious or are unsure whether they are a legitimate authorized vendor for this event, please contact ICRI Convenion Manager Allison Kindseth at allisonk@icri.org or ICRI Sales Manager Blake Finger at blakef@icri.org immediately. If possible, include any e-mail communication you received from this vendor.

Contact Us:
Blake Finger
ICRI Sales Manager
blakef@icri.org
Direct: 651-288-3423
Fax: 651-290-2266

Allison Kindseth, CMP
ICRI Convention Manager
allisonk@icri.org
Direct: 847-447-1709
Fax: 847-447-1150

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