Chapter Corner

Convention & Expo

Sponsorship Opportunities

IEC Convention & Expo 2018 presents an opportunity for companies to reach the forefront of IEC members' minds, gain name recognition, and take advantage of engagement opportunities with a large number of potential clients.



In addition to the many benefits that come with supporting the IEC Convention & Expo, all sponsors will receive the following:

  • Your company logo on sponsor thank you signage displayed at the convention
  • Company logo listed on website with hyperlink to company web page
  • Company logo on sponsor thank you ad in Insights convention issue, delivered to all IEC members and IEC Convention & Expo 2018 attendees
  • Company logo in wrap-up email sent to all convention attendees
  • Recognition as an IEC Convention and & Expo 2018 sponsor at the President's Reception and Awards Gala
Contact for more information on sponsoring IEC Convention & Expo 2018!



Aisle Banners Amped Up Luncheon
Registration Bag Gift Apprentice of the Year
Build Your Own Sponsorship Convention & Expo 2018 Daily Recharge E-Newsletter
Education Session Lounge
Education Session Live Streaming  Exclusive Convention Mobile App
First Timers Reception Head shot lounge 
Ribbon Bar Hotel Key Cards 
Welcome Reception
Photo Booth 
  Registration Bag Gift 
  Volunteers for Apprentice of the Year 














Aisle Banners

Investment: $7,500 - PENDING

Your company logo and booth number on all of the aisle banners! Our attendees depend upon the directional aisle signs at IEC Convention & Expo to navigate through the floor effectively. What a unique opportunity to increase your company's brand and remind attendees to come visit your booth!

Sponsorship includes: Logo placement on banners on both sides, booth number on banners on both sides, production and rigging costs included.


Registration Bag Gift

Investment: $2,500

Place a gift promoting your company in the first and most prominent item that attendees receive on-site: the conference tote bag. These bags include the highly valued schedule-at-a-glance. Items such as a water bottle, koozie, small tool, etc.

Sponsorship includes:
 An item placed in every tote bag. (Sponsors are responsible for designing and providing the item.)


Education Session Lounge

Investment: $10,000

During the education sessions, the expo hall is not open. You can be the only exhibitor providing a space for attendees to gather and network, or just relax.  Located in the heart of the education session area, this is a high traffic area that will provide high visibility to your brand! 

Sponsorship includes: A 10x20 area with couches, lounge chairs and tables with your company’s logo. Promote your booth location to all attendees.


Education Session Live Streaming

Investment: $15,000

Take advantage of this opportunity to broadcast select education sessions live to IEC members across the country. Your company would fully sponsor all the attendees who participate through an online livestream.

Sponsorship includes: Dedicated registration page fully branded to your liking. Video promotion of your products.



First Timers Reception

Investment: $5,000

These well-attended events bring together members that are interested in getting involved in IEC, and those first time Convention attendees. 

Sponsorship includes: Your company brand will be on signage at the events, company representatives will greet attendees at the door, and a speaking opportunity will be available.




Ribbon Bar

Investment: $2,000

Have a company representative man the ribbon bar and interact with attendees as they get special ribbons for their badge!

Sponsorship includes: Large signage at the Ribbon Bar with your company brand. Interaction with attendees as they pick-up your ribbons, and your company is there to help them!



Welcome Reception featuring Emerging Leaders (Co-Sponsorship) 

Investment: $30,000

The Welcome Reception officially kicks off IEC Convention & Expo 2018 and brings together attendees for casual networking. Open to all registrants, this event will include complimentary beverages, hors d'oeuvres, and entertainment.

Sponsorship includes:
 Opportunity for welcome message at Welcome Reception by company executive, recognized as sponsor of the Emerging Leaders award in an email sent to all IEC members, company logo and recognition as co-sponsor on signage, push notification through the official mobile app in advance of event.  


Build Your Own Sponsorship

If you have a great idea for a sponsorship that is not included in our listing, then please bring it to our attention. We would be delighted to work with your team on a customized sponsorship! Please contact to further discuss this opportunity.





Amped Up Luncheon SOLD! CNA

The Amped Up Luncheon recognizes stellar accomplishments in the areas of safety, apprenticeship, membership, and additional IEC member and chapter programs.

Sponsorship includes:
Company logo on screen during lunch and an opportunity to show a short, two minute video to luncheon attendees as well as an opportunity to speak to attendees. 

Apprentice of the Year SOLD! Milwaukee Tool - Premier Sponsor

The National Apprentice of the Year Competition is one of the key highlights of IEC Convention & Expo 2018, with hundreds of attendees stopping to watch the apprentices compete. Top apprentices from chapters across the nation will face off against each other in written and hands-on tests to see who will be crowned the coveted "IEC National Apprentice of the Year." Show your company support for the future of the electrical industry by sponsoring this exciting event. 

Sponsorship includes: Additional booth space in proximity to the competition; large, distinctive signage with your logo; company logo placed on each apprentice competitor's shirt, recognition as the primary sponsor of the Apprentice of the Year Competition in all convention promotional materials, opportunity to assist in the apprentice awards distribution at the Gala, push notifications delivered via IEC Convention & Expo 2018 official mobile app in advance of event. 

Apprentice of the Year Competitors -  Conduit Bending; Productivity Challenge; Troubleshooting Exercise SOLD! Greenlee  

Convention & Expo 2018 Daily Recharge E-Newsletter SOLD! Federated

Be a leading sponsor of IEC Convention & Expo's Daily Recharge e-newsletter, which is sent to all 1,200+ convention attendees each day. This four-part digital series informs attendees of education and social event highlights, recaps featured events from the previous day, and provides useful daily tips for navigating the show.

Sponsorship includes: Logo banner and link in every Daily Recharge e-newsletter sent to all convention attendees.

Exclusive Convention Mobile App SOLD! GRAYBAR

Associate your name with the latest in conference technology that is free to all attendees and includes your banner advertisement (and hyperlink) on the app landing page, with additional sponsor recognition displayed throughout. 

Sponsorship includes:
Rotating banner ad, banner ad opens to sponsor landing page, landing page can contain external web links, interactive exhibitor map in app, two push notifications. 

Headshot Lounge SOLD! Wheatland Tube

Whether owner or journeyman, every attendee wants to be recognized as a professional. What better way to get that feeling than with a professional headshot! Sponsor this opportunity and you can be present to personally connect with the attendees during their photoshoot, and a digital image will be available to attendees to use copyright free on their website, LinkedIn, and/or marketing pieces. 

Sponsorship includes: Prominent logo visibility in the headshot station located in the exhibit hall, logo and option to add verbiage to the headshot that is emailed to attendee, and the option to spend quality time in the lounge with attendees.  

Hotel Key Cards SOLD! People Ready

Your company name, logo, and positioning statement will be in the hands of attendees as soon as they check-in to the IEC Convention hotel.

Sponsorship includes:
 Logo and message imprinted on each hotel key card used by attendees residing at the headquarter hotel, The Westin Indianapolis, duplication and distribution of key cards production included. (Sponsor must supply the artwork, approved by IEC.)   

Photo Booth SOLD! Plan Grid

There’s no other industry like this one… where business partners and competitors are also friends. Help attendees remember the event by branding the photo they’ll receive after sitting in your photo booth, which will be placed in one of the main trafficked areas of the show.

Sponsorship includes: Photo Booth will be located in proximity to “The Grid” educational programs which is a high-traffic area at the Expo  Attendees will have the opportunity to pose and take home a photo and email a photo with your company logo. All attendee information from participation will be given to the sponsor.   

Registration Bag Gift SOLD! Western Tube

Place a gift promoting your company in the first and most prominent item that attendees receive on-site: the conference tote bag. These bags include the highly valued schedule-at-a-glance. Items such as a water bottle, koozie, small tool, etc.

Sponsorship includes:
 An item placed in every tote bag. (Sponsors are responsible for designing and providing the item.)   

Volunteers for the Apprentice of the Year Competition SOLD! American Technical Publishers

The Apprentice of the Year Competition is the highlight of the Convention, and takes place in a prominent location in the Expo Hall. A large group of members and chapter staff assist with the logistics of the competition and are visible to attendees throughout the duration of the Expo. Your company brand will be worn by these volunteers and seen by contractor attendees as they stroll the Expo!

Sponsorship includes:
 Company logo/message on shirts of all Apprentice of the Year Volunteers, signage in the Expo Hall, listing with all Convention & Expo sponsors.