2022 Distribution Solutions Conference
Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship is another opportunity for vendors to reach key foodservice distribution executives and leaders. Promote your company and brand even further with a variety of different engagement options.

For more information, please contact Janet Skelly, Director, Business Development, at jskelly@ifdaonline.org or 703-962-9936.

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2022 Opportunities



DSC 500

$7,000 Member
$8,000 Non-Member

The DSC 500 is the official game of the Distribution Solutions Conference. The entire attendee experience is gamified with attendees earning points to win prizes at the end of the Conference.

Sponsor and be recognized as the official sponsor and the provider of the cash prizes

Innovation Labs 

$2,500 Member
$3,500 Non-Member

*Must be a current 2022 DSC Exhibitor to participate

Connect with attendees outside of your booth space in one of the innovation lab theaters located directly on the trade show floor. Host and lead a 30 minute discussion on innovation and technology in the foodservice distribution industry. Develop your own content and deliver relevant material that our attendees crave. Examples may include a discussion on new game changing innovation/technology, case studies, or areas that need extra attention/focus. The schedule will be listed online and in the program to let attendees know of your session and topic.

*Limited Openings available. Applying does not guarantee a spot.

Hotel Key Cards - SOLD!

$4,500 Member
$6,000 Non-Member

*Exclusive only

Make the first impression on all attendees as they register at our official Conference hotels. Your company logo and/or message will appear on hotel room key cards* distributed to all attendees at the hotel during check-in. This opportunity ensures that your message will be in hand every time an attendee enters their room from check-in to check-out.
*Production and other fees not included.

Thursday Afternoon Networking Break

​$3,500 Non-Member
$2,750 Member

Sponsor the Thursday afternoon netoworking break. This break occurs before the last sessions of the day and will be a 30-minute break with beer and snacks. The sponsor will be recognized with signage at the event.

  • Ability to pass or place promotional materials
  • Recognition on-site and in mobile app/website

Mobile App 

​$15,000 Non-Member
$12,500 Member

Sponsor the official IFDA DSC Mobile App at the Conference. The mobile app is the new program book and contains everything the attendee needs ranging from exhibitor search, agenda, chatting with fellow attendees, session engagement tools, and much more!

  • Splash ad shown upon opening the event within the app
  • Banner ad shown throughout user navigating all event pages in the app
  • Listing in sponsor directory on website
  • Recognition on-site via signage prominently placed throughout registration and other high-traffic areas
  • Acknowledgement on all pre-conference communications to attendees 



Social Media Promotion

$1,000 per mention Non-Member
$750 per mention Member

Have a special giveaway in your booth or promotion? Sponsor a social media promotion through IFDA and we will post on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Room Drop

$3,125 Non-Member
$2,500 Member

*This opportunity is limited to 5 sponsors

Have something important you want to get into attendee hands at the HQ Hotel? Then a hotel room drop* is the answer for you. The room drop can either be “In Room” or “Under the Door” and can be on Sunday or Monday night.
  *Hotel and production costs are separate and not included in sponsorship.

Exhibit Hall Aisle Signs

$6,000 Member Exclusive / $1,000 Member per aisle sign
$8,000 Non-Member Exclusive / $1,350 Non-Member per aisle sign

*Must be a current 2022 DSC Exhibitor to participate

Sponsor the Aisle Sign in the aisle your exhibit booth is located or better yet… be the exclusive sponsor and have your logo at the bottom of every Aisle Sign in the exhibit hall. There will be a minimum of 10 Aisle signs in the Expo Hall.


Mobile App Push Notification

$1,750 Non-Member
$1,250 Member

Reach attendees who have the IFDA event Mobile App through a push notification.


Refreshments in Main Concourse Area

$4,000 Non-Member Station*
$3,000 Member Station*

*Manufacturer agrees to provide their own refreshments

Attendees are always looking for fresh coffee, drinks, and snacks in between sessions. Sponsor one station and provide food and drinks throughout the conference. Proper signage will be placed by stations to recognize sponsor and recognition in Mobile App and Show Guide will be provided as well. 

Contact Janet Skelly, jskelly@ifdaonline.org, 703-962-9936, for more information.