2021 SMart Conference Sponsorship Opportunities


An opportunity for vendors to connect directly with hundreds of distributors and manufacturers. Attendees hold a variety of positions related to Sales and Marketing, ranging from the C-Suite, Vice Presidents, General Managers, Sales, Customer Service, and Marketing personnel.

Contact to learn more: Matt Witt, (703) 532-9400, mwitt@IFDAonline.org

Thanks to our 2021 SMart Sponsors!

Monday Night Happy Hour Sponsor


Education Session Sponsors

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Current Sponsorship Opportunities

*All Sponsors eligible for complimentary registrations*


$5,750 Non-Member
$4,000 Member

Have your name and logo branded all SMart Conference attendees lanyards that will be warn during the event.
*Production Costs Included!

Attendee Gift Bag

$5,750 Non-Member
$4,500 Member

Welcome all attendees with the essentials needed for the event. Items will range from hand sanitizer to masks and other items. Sponsor the gift bag and receive recognition on the actual products and the bag as a whole!

*Production costs included!


Mobile App

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

Your logo/message will appear on the login screen as well as on our conference app, event signage, and official program guide.  The IFDA Mobile App contains a wealth of information.  Sessions, Speakers, Downloadable Presentations, Networking and Social Media, Floor Plans, etc.  As a sponsor your logo/message will appear on the splash screen every time someone opens the App. The App does not close after the event so attendees will continue to see your message whenever they refer back to the conference.

IFDA Snacks and Product

$4,500 Non-Member Sponsor
$3,500 Manufacturer Sponsor*

Outside of all the sessions food and beverage is provided to attendees. Sponsor to provide your own product to all in attendance!
  • Recognition signage in break areas where F&B is provided.
  • Logo included in the rotating banner ad in the conference mobile app and on collateral.
  • One complimentary registration
* Partners of IFDA may have their own stations to have product available

Custom Logo Hotel Keycards

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

Let your company’s name and logo be the first things attendees see when checking in at the headquarters hotel. Repetition is key! Your logo is in the hand of each attendee every time they enter or exit their room.
  • High visibility, exposure and first impression.  
  • Key cards can feature your logo or a customized message on front and/or back
  • One complimentary registration for someone from your company to attend the conference
Deadline: artwork must be received by IFDA by June 5, 2021.

* Design and production costs ARE included in sponsorship price.

Education Session Sponsor 

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

Sponsor one of our don’t-miss-them sessions:
  • A representative from your company welcomes attendees to the session and introduces the speaker.
  • Includes recognition in the presentation visuals.
  • One complimentary registration for someone from your company to attend the conference.

Charging Locker Tower

$4,000 Exclusive Non-Member*
$3,500 Exclusive Member*

* Branding costs of $130 are not included in sponsorship price.
The Charging Locker Tower is a perfect solution for attendees that are low on juice and on time.  The charging tower includes lockers with universal fast charging cords in each locker. Help your colleagues charge their electronic devices by plugging it in, locking it up, and walking away to come back with a full charge on their device! When separation anxiety kicks in, attendees can easily reclaim their device with a self- generated four digit code. Includes one complimentary registration for someone from your company to attend the conference.

Sunday Night Room Drop

$2,500 Non-Member* 
$2,000 Member*

The old adage is true - you never have a second chance to make a first impression. Welcome attendees with a promotional gift or message on the first night of the conference. On Sunday evening, a gift or message provided by your company is delivered to the hotel room of all registered attendees who checked in on Sunday.

* $5/room hotel fee is not included in sponsorship price.