Items to Sponsor

NEW! Pedometer Contest Sponsorship

Exclusive Sponsor Rate: $25,000
  • Diamond Wings benefits
  • A leader board prominently announces the sponsor and keeps track of step leaders. Prizes are awarded to the winners.
  • Branded pedometers will be provided to all attendees.
  • A mobile website will be provided for contest promotion, sponsor advertising, push notifications and score reporting.

NEW! Drone Flying Contest

Exclusive Sponsor Rate: $25,000
  • Diamond Wings benefits
  • Attendees test their Drone Flying skills on the show floor, flying through an obstacle course.
  • Uniformed and scripted brand ambassadors will meet and greet the attendees and all guest are given a branded drone flying license, a fun event memento to share with their colleagues.
  • All attendees must answer a sales qualifying question provided by the sponsor to participate.

Conference Mobile App

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    Professional Head Shot Lounge

    Sponsor the Photo Lounge - an executive photo portrait-taking experience where conference attendees get photographed by the best portrait photographers in the country!
    Exclusive sponsorship: $25,000
    • Diamond Wings benefits
    • Sponsor name on signage
    • Ability to participate in the operation of the lounge
    • Sponsor mention on the email sent immediately with the photo
    • Photo personnel will wear logo attire

    SOLD! Hotel Key Cards

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    Conference Tote Bags

    Exclusive Sponsor Rate: $25,000

    SOLD! Lanyards

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    Name Badges

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    Conference Program

    Keep your brand right in front of attendees every time they check for an exhibitor, session or general information by sponsoring the conference program.
    Back Cover: $25,000

    SOLD! Registration Kiosks

    Make your company the first thing attendees see as they arrive to pick up their badges.
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    Speakers Lounge

    Sponsor the speakers lounge and provide a haven for speakers to recharge and prepare for their sessions.
    Exclusive Sponsor Rate: $5,000

    Airport Members-Only Lounge

    Exclusive Sponsorship Rate: $25,000

      Charging Stations

      Be noticed by a captive audience while attendees charge up their devices for the day.
      Exclusive Sponsor Rate: $15,000

        SOLD! Escalator Clings

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        SOLD! Relaxation Station

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        SOLD! Hydration Stations

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        SOLD! Carpet Decals Leading to Your Booth from the Entrance of the Exhibit Hall

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        SOLD! Registration Welcome Beverages

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        Conference Mini Program

        Exclusive Sponsor Rate: $10,000

        Delegate Registration Confirmation Sponsor

        Exclusive Sponsor Rate: $12,000

        Official Conference Survey Sponsor

        Exclusive Sponsor Rate: $8,000
        • Gold Wings benefits
        • Your company logo in the post conference survey email
        • Chance to ask three questions on the survey

        Social Media Contest Sponsor

        Exclusive sponsorship: $7,500

        Sponsorship of the Directional Signage 

        Exclusive sponsorship: $20,000

        Sponsorship of AAAE Student Chapter Research Project Contest

        Exclusive sponsorship: $3,000

        Exhibit Hall Aisle Signs  

        Exclusive sponsorship: $3,000
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        SOLD! Hand Towels and Mirror Clings 

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        SOLD! Swiss Chocolate Sponsorship

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        Airport Magazine Advertising

        Airport Magazine the official publication of the conference and host of the annual buyers guide will be the only magazine handed out to all attendees. Read by more than 23,000 industry professionals to stay informed on important airport issues and trends, Airport Magazines loyal readership also includes key aviation lawmakers on Capitol Hill and government agencies, including FAA, DOT, TSA and DHS. If you are looking for that added exposure, place your ad in the Airport Magazine official conference buyers guide today. Contact Greg Mihelic at 703.578.2517 or email

        Hospitality Events & Space

        In order to host a hospitality event at any venue in conjunction with the AAAE Annual Conference, you must meet one of the following requirements:

        • Exhibit with a 10’x10’ booth or larger
        • Sponsor an event or item valued at $7,500+
        • Advertise in the annual conference issue of Airport Magazine with a full-page ad.
        The purpose of hospitality suites is to entertain—displaying or demonstrating any product is strictly prohibited. In addition, hospitality suite hours cannot conflict with any scheduled AAAE function. For more information, contact Jacky Sher Raker, 703.575.2472. 

        Have Your Own Sponsorship Idea?

        Contact Amy Trivette 703.575.2471