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Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

The Type-A Mom Conference will provide a rare opportunity to reach the real moms who are influencing thousands of other moms. The speakers include several women who were named among the Top 50 Most Influential and Powerful Women in Social Media, as well as women who made the Nielson Power Mom top 50 list just released. The attendees will be heavily blogging, liveblogging, tweeting, Facebook updating, Youtubing, Qik’ing, Ustreaming and otherwise documenting the conference and building buzz. To inquire about any sponsorship, contact kelby at typeamom dot net.

Our premium sponsorships provide a wonderful opportunity for a brand to get exposure not only before these power moms who are speaking and attending, but the thousands of moms who follow their blogs and follow their tweets. Many of these premium sponsorships provide a naming benefit to boost buzz about your brand. You can complete and submit the sponsorship application form (Word .doc).

All premium sponsorships also include:

  • An individual blog post on this site devoted to the sponsor.
  • Five tweets by Type-A Mom Conference operator Kelby Carr, who has almost 15,000 followers, has appeared on Twitter Grader’s Elite list, and has been among the top 50 most retweeted in the past.
  • Listing in the sidebar under Sponsors to Follow with a link to your company’s Twitter profile (if applicable).
  • Outreach to the 50-plus mom editors, all heavy influencers themselves, of Type-A Mom and Foodie Mama to inform them about your support of the conference and your products or services.
  • Outreach to all the speakers to inform them of your support and about your products and services.
  • An advertisement on both the Type-A Mom Conference and Type-A Mom sites.
  • Expo table in the main conference area.
  • Gift bag inclusion.
  • Logos on all printed materials and programs.
  • Additional perks depending on the specific sponsorship (see below).

Platinum Sponsor

Exclusive sponsorship price: $30,000

This will be the top sponsorship slot for the conference. The platinum sponsor will get:

  • a top-of-page 468×60 advertisement throughout this site
  • the large banquet room named after the company (used for all whole-audience general sessions plus the keynote address)
  • top of page, prominent advertisement on all printed materials and programs
  • logo on main conference banner or signage
  • 10 conference tickets
  • the first vendor table

Gold Sponsor

Four sponsorships available, price: $20,000 each

This will be the second highest sponsorship slot for the conference. The gold sponsor will get:

  • above the fold sidebar advertisement throughout this site
  • one of four breakout sessions room named after the company
  • use of brand/company name in announcements for session locations
  • prominent advertisement on all printed materials and programs
  • logo on main conference banner or signage
  • 5 conference tickets
  • prominent vendor table

Bronze Sponsor

Six Three sponsorships available, price: $10,000 each

This will be the third highest sponsorship slot for the conference. The bronze sponsor will get:

  • advertisement throughout this site
  • prominent advertisement on all printed materials and programs
  • logo on main conference banner or signage
  • 5 conference tickets
  • prominent vendor table

Kid Con Sponsorship

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

Want to truly engage influential mom bloggers? There’s one sure-fire way. Take good care of their children. One of the most unique aspects of the Type-A Mom Conference will be that it is the first blogging conference for women and moms to offer comprehensive child care and entertainment. Children will have their own swag bags, badges, and schedules, as well as a chance like their moms to try a variety of new toys and books. To date, the events for bloggers have at best offered babysitting. The Kid Con, however, would set a new standard and is already one of the most buzzed about aspects of the conference. It is an excellent opportunity to engage mom bloggers with your brand. This sponsorship includes:

  • Your company name will be part of the name of the Kid Con, encouraging bloggers to state the name of the company in their blog posts about the function as well as tweets about it.
  • You logo will be the letterhead for the daily schedule for Care.com Kid Con that parents receive each day.
  • Your logo will be on the child-sized conference badges that children (older than babies or those in which a badge could be a hazard) receive.
  • The much buzzed about swag bags will feature your logo and name
  • Signs and banners will be placed over the childcare rooms with your company’s logo and name.

Company-to-Blogger Speed Dating Session

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

This is a great way to show your company’s dedication to outreach to bloggers. The exclusive sponsor of this session will get:

  • naming rights to the session (”Your-name-here Company-to-Blogger Speed Dating Session”)
  • banner placement at the session
  • special announcement thanking your company at the start and end of the session
  • two conference tickets to attend and network at the session, plus the top two slots in the speed dating session on the company side

Welcome Reception

Exclusive sponsorship price: $10,000

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Shared sponsorship (will say “sponsored by…”) $6,000

This will be a great chance to get brand exposure to power moms as they relax, mingle, and meet other mom bloggers. Lasting 2.5 hours, your brand will get seen by dozens of influencers who will be live tweeting about their experiences at the first major social gathering of the Type-A Mom Conference. You will get:

  • naming rights to the event
  • banner placement at the reception and an overhead projection display of your choice (slide show of products or single page advertisement)
  • exclusive table at the reception to demonstrate or display your products or services
  • special announcement thanking your company at the start and end of the reception
  • five tickets to the conference

Food and Fuel

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

As the attendees gear up for the first full day of sessions, they will welcome the site of breakfast and coffee. This is an opportunity to garner attention of the speakers and attendees as they power up for the day. It includes:

  • naming rights to the event
  • banner placement above the breakfast buffet and coffee tables, as well as signs stating “food and fuel courtesy of…”
  • table directly next to the breakfast and coffee tables to demonstrate or display your products or services
  • special announcement thanking your company at the start and end of breakfast
  • two tickets to the conference

Help Desk

Exclusive sponsorship price: $3,500

The Type-A Mom Conference is all about engagement and interaction. For that reason, we would love to have a way for attendees to get some one-on-one help during the conference. This sponsorship would pay to get a team from Geek Girl Camp to come to the conference, set up outside sessions, and provide help and tutorials to those who need it. It includes:

  • banner placement at the help desk including company name and logo
  • area on table for those who use the help desk to get materials or swag from your company
  • mentions at the beginning of conference and periodically during to find the Help Desk for assistance, with special thanks to the sponsor
  • two tickets to the conference

Work-It Boxed Lunch

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

Power moms will get a chance to enjoy lunch in a casual, unformatted fashion with boxed lunches that allow them to move from table to table to mingle. The whole time, they will be carrying around the box containing the lunch provided by the sponsor and featuring a branded sticker from your company to remind them who provided their meal and supports mom bloggers. This sponsorship includes:

  • naming rights to the event
  • banner placement above the table where boxed lunches are placed, as well as tent cards stating “work-it boxed lunch provided by…”
  • Stickers provided by your company featuring your brand directly on the boxed lunches
  • table directly next to the boxed lunch table to demonstrate or display your products or services
  • special announcement thanking your company at the start and end of lunch
  • two tickets to the conference

Speaker Dinners

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

Speaker dinners will be buzzed about from attendees in 25-plus restaurants around Asheville. This is a unique aspect of the conference that will give attendees a chance to get some more intimate interaction with speakers to learn and network. You will get:

  • naming rights to the event
  • Letterhead branded to your company on the speaker dinner shuttle and meal schedules to be handed out to all participants
  • special announcement thanking your company as the end of the day’s sessions and the beginning of the speaker dinner begins
  • two tickets to the conference

Mom Market

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

This is one of the most unique features of the Type-A Mom Conference, something sure to spur many tweets, twitpics and blog posts. This market will feature local food items and mom attendees and speakers selling their wares. Sponsor will get:

  • naming rights for the event
  • banner at the entry of the event with your logo + “[Company name] Mom Market”
  • first vendor table at entry to the Mom Market
  • special announcement thanking your company at start and finish of market
  • two tickets to the conference

Power Lunch

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

This will be a seated, plated lunch in which, in true form of power moms, there will be an intense general session panel on a hot topic of interest to mom bloggers. This will be a great chance to reach all attendees in an audience format. The sponsor will get:

  • naming rights to the event
  • branding on the overhead behind the panelists in split screen format along with presentation
  • special thank you and discussion of your brand at beginning and end of power lunch
  • four tickets

Local Beer and BBQ/Wine and Cheese Bash

Exclusive sponsorship price: $15,000

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Shared sponsorship price (instead of naming rights, will say “sponsored by”: $8,000 (Available: 2)

This will be the grand finale of the conference, as well as the longest social function during the entire conference. This will for attendees to network and mingle, and will get your brand exposure in front of hundreds of influencers. There will be tasting stations for local North Carolina barbecue, local beers, local cheese and local wines, as well as a vegan option. Sponsor will get:

  • naming rights to the event
  • banner placement at the bash and an overhead projection display of your choice (slide show of products or single page advertisement)
  • exclusive table at the reception to demonstrate or display your products or services
  • special announcement thanking your company at the start and end of the reception
  • five tickets to the conference

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