Marine Military Expos

Sponsorship Opportunities

Advertising and sponsorships are a great way to stand out among the over 300 exhibiting companies that will be at Modern Day Marine – and an ideal way to make sure your message is seen and heard by attendees! We have sponsorship options to meet every budget and every strategy.

Please see the sponsorship opportunities below in their respective categories.

Onsite

NEW! Badge Sponsorship
Gain huge brand visibility with every Modern Day Marine attendee! Receive custom branding at the top of the badge and custom messaging on the back of the badge. Deadline: June 12. Learn more.
Investment: $10,000


NEW! Booth Brief
A Booth Brief is a short pre-planned event, of no more than :30 minutes in duration, given from your
booth. They are an ideal way to develop a curated audience for interactive presentations, “in place”
product demonstrations, topical networking sessions, or leadership receptions. Deadline: August 24. Learn more.
Investment: $500


NEW! Briefing Center Exclusive Sponsorship
Current trends and future procurement issues are discussed daily at the briefing center. Led by MAGTAF and Marine Corps Systems Command, briefings are used by attendees and exhibitors alike to formulate their strategies!
Investment: $20,000SOLD


NEW! Galleries
Promote your company and products in our all-new highly visible Galleries and drive more traffic to your booth. Deadline: August 30. Learn more.
Investment: $5,000.


NEW! Lanyards
The exclusive lanyard partner can literally hang their brand on every attendee at Modern Day Marine. Your company’s name/logo appears on lanyards distributed to hundreds of attendees and onsite registrations.
Investment: $3,000
*Rights Fee Only. Lanyards to be produced by sponsor.


NEW! Battle Challenge
A highly innovative “Competition with a Purpose,” the Battle Challenge is a unique fitness and ability-based military action sport comprised of marksmanship skills and job-related tasks that are highly relevant to the U.S. Armed Forces. Sponsor the Battle Challenge today! Learn more.


NEW! Product Demonstrations
In keeping with its mission to showcase the latest in cutting edge military tactics, training, and technology; Modern Day Marine is looking for a few good demonstrations! The demonstration area is outdoors on the Lejeune Field parade deck and will be supported by a public address system as well as bleachers for spectators. Deadline: September 7. Learn more.
Investment: $250 per hour


NEW! Branded Mugs 
Co-branded mugs will be added to all attendee bags and handed out to every attendee as they enter the show. Mugs will include your company branding plus the Marine Corps League and Modern Day Marine logos.
Investment: $10,000* – SOLD

*Rights fee only and does not include materials, production or labor costs. Exhibitor will be responsible for providing the partnership materials and/or the production and labor costs associated with this sponsorship.


Billboard Sponsorship
The MCB at Quantico has thousands of vehicles pass through the front gate daily. A great opportunity to gain exposure for your company! Your company logo will be on top of the giant MDM show billboard adjacent to the front gate of the base for everyone to see. The billboard is installed 10 days before the expo opens.
Investment: $10,000 – SOLD


Official Attendee Bag Sponsorship 
As the Official Bag sponsor, your logo (one-color) will be printed on 6,000 bags with the Marine Corps League logo—a great way to receive a high level of visibility as it’s one of the first things attendees receive upon arrival to the show.
Investment: $10,000 – SOLD


Bag Insert
Place your ad or promotional message in the official show bag. Each attendee is handed a show bag at registration when they pick up their badge. Must be a flyer no larger than 8.5 x 11. Sponsor is responsible for all production and shipping costs..
Investment: $3,000

Show Directory/Advertising

Show Directory Advertising
The show directory is the most read resource at the show and it’s the first thing attendees pick up when they arrive. It’s looked at numerous times during the show and referenced after. Make an impact by advertising and drive more traffic to your booth! Ad Close: August 24. Learn more.

Back Cover: $3,080
Inside Back Cover: $2,940
Full Page: $2,800
Half Page:  $1,400


Marine Corps Association & Foundation (MCA&F) Advertising
Modern Day Marine has partnered with MCA&F to offer special advertising rates in the August and September editions of the Marine Corps Gazette, Leatherneck (print and digital editions) and also the Modern Day Marine Panel Discussions Program. Gazette Magazine will be dropped in all booths just prior to show opening and will also be available in the publication bins in the main briefing center.
View ad rates and deadlines.

Signage

Aisle Signs 
As attendees navigate the expo floor, make your company stand out from the crowd by having your name/logo directly on the hanging aisle sign(s).
Investment: $1,000 per location


Signage
Have your company name and logo displayed before thousands of attendees in high-traffic areas of the expo. Size and locations are flexible, please contact us for more information. Sponsorship includes production. Learn more.
Large Banner (8×10): $2,800
Small Banner (4×10):  $1,800
Meter Board: $1,400


NEW! Exclusive Iwo Jima Highway Floor Decals  
Like a trail of breadcrumbs, floor graphics entice attendees to visit your booth. These eye-catching graphics beckon your audience along as they walk down the Iwo Jima Highway. Includes 10 decals. Decals are 3×3 and sponsorship includes production fees.
Tent A: $3,000
Tent B: $3,000
Tent C: $3,000


NEW! Exclusive Desert Storm Highway Floor Decals  
Like a trail of breadcrumbs, floor graphics entice attendees to visit your booth. These eye-catching graphics beckon your audience along as they walk down the Desert Storm Highway. Includes 10 decals. Decals are 2×2 and sponsorship includes production fees.
Investment: $1,700


NEW! Exclusive Registration Floor Decals 
Like a trail of breadcrumbs, floor graphics entice attendees to visit your booth. These eye-catching graphics will guide attendees to your brand as they register onsite. Includes 6 decals. Located outside of registration. Decals are 2×2 and sponsorship includes production fees.
Investment: $1,100


NEW! Exclusive Tent Entrance Floor Decals 
Like a trail of breadcrumbs, floor graphics entice attendees to visit your booth. Target attendees with your branding as they enter the tents. Includes 6 decals (3 in front and 3 right inside the tent). Decals are 2×2 and sponsorship includes production fees. 3 sponsorships available (Tent A, B and C).
Tent A Entrance: $1,300 SOLD
Tent B Entrance: $1,300
Tent C Entrance: $1,300


Digital

Digital Upgrades
Enhance your visibility to attendees and grow your business by selecting a digital promotion package. These packages increase your visibility with attendees 3-4 times more than with a standard online profile. Take this opportunity to showcase all of your products and services while increasing traffic to your booth on the show floor.
Investment: View Digital Upgrades

Grand Banquet

NEW! Dickey Chapelle Award
The Dickey Chapelle Award honors the memory of the late Dickey Chapelle, an American foreign correspondent who first covered Marines in combat at the Battle of Iwo Jima and was killed while on patrol with a Marine Corps infantry unit engaged in combat operations against enemy forces during the Vietnam War. The award was established by the Marine Corps League to extend recognition to a woman who has contributed substantially to the morale, welfare and well-being of the officers and men and women of the United States Marine Corps.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Premium Banquet table with seating for 10
  • Company sponsorship (logo) for this award printed in the Grand Banquet Program
  • Company sponsorship of award announced in script as part of award presentation
  • Appearance of single sponsor rep on stage during award presentation

Investment: $15,000


NEW! Iron Mike Award
The Marine Corps League’s annual Military Order of the Iron Mike Award was established by the Marine Corps League for the purpose of honoring a person who has most significantly contributed to the United States of America and the United States Marine Corps. The award is named for the landmark statue, “Iron Mike,” located at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. The statue and the Iron Mike Award symbolize courage, tenacity and distinguished leadership.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Premium Banquet table with seating for 10
  • Company sponsorship (logo) for this award printed in the Grand Banquet Program
  • Company sponsorship of award announced in script as part of award presentation
  • Appearance of single sponsor rep on stage during award presentation

Investment: $15,000


Grand Banquet & Reception Sponsorship (Limit 5 sponsors)
Spirited conversations will abound for the 2018 Grand Banquet when Marine Industry guests enjoy hors d’oeuvres at the reception and dinner at the Banquet. Sponsor(s) benefits include:

  • Sponsor logo on signage at the Grand Banquet
  • Two VIP parking passes for the expo
  • Sponsor logo in the Show Guide Thank You Ad
  • One Banquet table with ten (10) seats in a prominent location
  • Recognition of company from the podium at the Banquet
  • Prominent inclusion in the Banquet Program

Investment: $10,000


NEW! Grand Banquet Cocktail Hour Sponsor
Be the exclusive cocktail hour sponsor at the Grand Banquet, which includes table signage, podium recognition, and name in program at VIP/General Officer event.
Investment: $8,000


Grand Banquet Parking Sponsor
Be the exclusive sponsor of valet parking at the Grand Banquet, which includes table signage, podium recognition, and name in program at VIP/General Officer event.
Investment: $5,000

 


For more information contact:

Jaymie Nielsen
980.328.8801
jaymie.nielsen@emeraldexpo.com

Bridgette Barr
770.291.5549
bridgette.barr@emeraldexpo.com