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The IFDA National Championship

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October 24-26, 2024

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Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL

Sponsorship Opportunities

Our sponsors play a crucial role in The National Championship. Together, we can accomplish a successful event! The goal of The National Championship is to celebrate the truck drivers and warehouse workers of our industry alongside their executive team and family members. 

Top-tier food service distribution workers nationwide compete in this one-of-a-kind event, for recognition, as well as for some well-deserved reprieve for their families. This is your opportunity to give your company brand presence to this unique audience. 

Elevate your brand and make meaningful connections. Expand your reach and amplify your message by partnering with IFDA.

Platinum Sponsorship Opportunities


Member: $15,000
Non-Member: $20,000

Awards Banquet Exclusive – New Opportunity

Our marquee awards night for The National Championship! The awards banquet dinner will honor the competitors from both the warehouse and truck driving categories. The event sponsor for the awards banquet will be the exclusive feature among the 500+ attendees, their executive team, and family members. 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • Three complimentary event registration passes
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 
  • Audio/Visual recognition during The National Championship

Member: $15,000
Non-Member: $20,000

Cocktail Reception Exclusive – New Opportunity

Sponsor the cocktail reception where attendees and family members will gather to enjoy a beverage and bite before the awards banquet begins. As the exclusive reception sponsor, your company will have the opportunity to increase brand awareness in a relaxed setting while supporting our industry.

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • Three complimentary event registration passes
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 
  • Audio/Visual recognition during The National Championship

Premium Sponsorship Opportunities


Member: $9,000
Non-Member: $12,000

Breakfast of Champions Exclusive

The most important meal of the day!  This sponsorship opportunity will provide a catered breakfast to participants and their families on Friday, October 25, 2024. 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • Two complimentary event registration passes
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 
  • Audio/Visual recognition during The National Championship

Field Course Lunch Sold

Unipro Foodservice Loto

Get in front of a captive audience the best way possible- LUNCH! This sponsorship opportunity will provide a catered lunch to participants and their families on Friday, October 25, 2024. 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • Two complimentary event registration passes
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 
  • Audio/Visual recognition during The National Championship

Transportation Shuttle Bus: Exclusive

If you build it, they will come.  But first, let’s get them there! Your sponsorship will provide complimentary shuttle services for all event attendees from the hotel to the event site, and back again. 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • Two complimentary event registration passes
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 
  • Audio/Visual recognition during The National Championship

Executive Sponsorship Opportunities


Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

Hotel Key Cards

Get a jump on the competition and make a lasting first impression! Your company logo and/or message will appear on all hotel room keys for event registrants. Keys* will be distributed during hotel check-in.  *Production costs for keys are not included in the sponsorship fee
Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 
  • Audio/Visual recognition during The National Championship

Driver and Judges Orientation Exclusive

Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

During this orientation session, your brand will be the solo feature! This unique sponsorship opportunity will feature your branding, and other marketing elements throughout the training for competition judges.  

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 
  • Audio/Visual recognition during The National Championship

Spouse Gift Bags Exclusive

Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

No one deserves recognition more than the family and support system of a foodservice distributor.  This sponsorship opportunity will provide gift bags for the spouse/guest of The National Championship competitors. 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 
  • Audio/Visual recognition during The National Championship

Event Lanyards Exclusive

Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

Do you want your brand to be featured among every guest and event attendee, all day, every day during The National Championship?  This is the sponsorship opportunity for you. Your logo will be featured on 500+ registration lanyards*, worn daily throughout the 3-day event.  *Production costs for lanyards are not included in the sponsorship fee

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 

Driver’s Lounge Sponsor Exclusive

Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

An oasis on a hot day!  The Driver’s Lounge is a place to relax, refresh, and rejuvenate during a tough day competing.  The lounge inside The Heritage Club will include refreshments, ambiance, and air-conditioning! 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 

Kids Contest and Prizes Exclusive Sold

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Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

Get ready to be the talk of The National Championship and sponsor the kid’s contest and prizes! Family members of our attendees are included in the fun at The National Championship, too. 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 

Kid’s Entertainment Play Space Exclusive

Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

More fun than they can imagine! The kid’s entertainment and play space area is designed to keep the fun going all day long.  The area for kids’ entertainment and play will include games, prizes, refreshments, and more. 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 

Warehouse Competitors Lounge Exclusive

Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

Relax, rejuvenate, recharge during The National Championship.  The lounge inside will include refreshments, ambiance, and air-conditioning! 

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 

The Merch Tent Exclusive

Member: $7,500 
Non-Member: $10,000

Sunglasses for all. Everyone loves event merchandise, AKA, the Merch Tent! This sponsor opportunity will provide branded sunglasses* to event participants and their families.  *Production costs for sunglasses are not included in the sponsorship fee

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • One complimentary event registration pass 
  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 

The Merch Tent Exclusive Sold

Frosty Acres Brands Logo

Keep it cool! We love practical event merchandise, AKA, the Merch Tent giveaways. This sponsor opportunity will provide branded cooling towels* to event participants and judges.  *Production costs for cooling towels are not included in the sponsorship fee

Your sponsorship includes: 

  • IFDA provided signage recognition at the event site 
  • Features on IFDA’s website, email marketing, and social channels leading up to the event 

Other Sponsorship Opportunities


Room Drop

Member: $3,000
Non-Member: $4,500

WOW moments that leave a lasting impression!  Get your branded merchandise into event guest rooms with this welcome gift opportunity.  Your branded merchandise will be waiting in guest rooms upon arrival* and will set the tone for their experience during The National Championship. *Production costs and associated hotel fees for room drops are not included in the sponsorship fee

Driver & Judges Thank You Bags

Member: $2,000
Non-Member: $3,000

Thank you goes a long way with this crowd.  Your sponsorship will allow you to gift promotional and marketing inserts, giveaways, and other branded merchandise to our drivers’ and judges’ National Championship cooler bags.  This thank-you item has limited availability and will be offered to your business on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Event Beverage Sponsor Sold

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