The CLDA Annual Final Mile Forum & Expo (FMF) is the premier logistics event for supply chain leaders operating in the final mile space and is the year’s best opportunity to expand your knowledge, build your network, and explore the latest products and solutions. Event highlights include:
- Networking with leaders in the final mile space
- Discovering new tools and technology to strengthen your company and grow your bottom line
- Learning new concepts and best practices for enhancing your company’s performance
- Meeting representatives from key shipper companies
Become a supporter of the CLDA’s 2023 FMF to promote your company and gain valuable exposure to key decision-makers in the logistics and delivery industry! The CLDA has revamped and enhanced each of the sponsorship packages and individual offerings for this year’s event.
These sponsorships opportunities come at a variety of price points, all designed to put your company front of mind with FMF attendees. We are flexible and can work within your budget. Contact Brian Surber, CLDA Sponsorship Chair to secure your sponsorship or to discuss additional opportunities.
Learn about exhibit opportunities.
All Sponsorship Package levels receive:
- One (1) complimentary booth in the exhibit hall
- Sponsorship level recognition on the CLDA website and pre-event emails
- Sponsor recognition on floor clings, signage, and branding at the event
In addition to the benefits listed above, packages will also include the following items:
FMF Premier Sponsor: $35,000 — SOLD
Five (5) complimentary registrations Closing Reception Sponsor: Have the last word and leave participants with a pleasant memory to carry home by sponsoring Friday’s Mardi Gras-themed closing reception. Includes two (2) pre-event and two (2) post-event emails to FMF attendees Receive two (2) additional complimentary booths Choose one (1) additional meal function (excluding receptions)
FMF Advanced Logistics Sponsor: $20,000 — SOLD
Four (4) complimentary registrations Opening Reception Sponsor: The Thursday Night Opening Reception is our traditional event where attendees enjoy a chance to mingle with old and new friends over drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Your logo will be prominently displayed on conference signs and on cocktail napkins at the reception. Includes one (1) pre-event and one (1) post-event email to FMF attendees
FMF Delivery Partner Sponsor: $15,000
- Three (3) complimentary registrations
- One (1) Session Sponsorship
- One (1) Silver Screen Video Sponsorship
- Includes one (1) pre-event and one (1) post-event email to FMF attendees
Individual FMF Sponsorship Opportunities
All individual opportunity sponsors will receive the following:
- Recognition on conference signs for the specific opportunity chosen
- Sponsorship level recognition on the CLDA website and pre-event emails (if applicable)
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Golf Tournament: $10,000
The annual golf outing attracts a fervent group of players of all skill levels eager to enjoy some friendly competition. The sponsor of the golf outing also provides prizes for several contests, including low net, closest to-the-pin and longest drive. Giveaway items for golf participants are also welcome and must be approved by CLDA before the conference.
Hotel Key Card:
$7,500 SOLD This sponsorship provides continuous exposure throughout the FMF to all attendees staying at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. The sponsor’s logo and the conference logo are placed on two keys per guest room. The key cards are printed in two colors on both sides.
$5,000 SOLD If you’re looking for maximum exposure during the FMF, these high-quality lanyards are the key. Every attendee will be wearing a lanyard with your company’s logo. (CLDA produces the lanyards; sponsor logo is needed.)
Keynote: $5,000 (ONE REMAINING)
Your company logo will appear on the opening slides and will be verbally thanked at the beginning of the all-attendee keynote presentation.
Golf Beverage Cart: $3,000 SOLD
Feature your logo on the beverage cart during the Golf Tournament.
Session Sponsor: $2,000 per session (8 available)
Your company logo will appear on the opening slides and will be verbally thanked at the beginning of the session.
Silver Screen Video: $1,000 (one per company)
A video showcasing your services and products will run in a continuous loop on a monitor in a high-traffic location. This gets your message across to the entire conference roster throughout the event. (Videos up to one minute should be provided by the sponsor.)
Friends of the CLDA: $500 (one per company or individual)
Recognition on signage around the event.
Golf Hole: $300 per hole (18 available)
Your company logo on signage at the sponsored hole, during the Golf Tournament.
All Attendee Lunch: $5,000 each ONE REMAINING
Be the exclusive sponsor of one of the daily lunches. The lunch buffets take place in the exhibit hall. Your company’s logo will be displayed on signage in the lunch area of the exhibit hall.
CLDA Advocacy Lunch:
$5,000 SOLD Be the exclusive sponsor of the CLDA Advocacy Lunch. Your company’s logo will be displayed on signage in the lunch area and verbally acknowledged by the luncheon’s speakers.
Morning or Afternoon Breaks: $4,000 each (four available)
Help keep attendees refreshed as they enjoy conversation before dashing to their next session. Your company’s logo will be displayed on signage in the break area of the exhibit hall.
All Attendee Breakfast: $4,000 each (two available)
Attendees begin Thursday and Friday morning with coffee, light breakfast and the opportunity to network and meet with exhibitors. Breakfast sponsors will see their logos prominently placed on signage.
Golf Lunch: $3,000 SOLD
Send golfers off to play a round the right way! Sponsor a boxed lunch and have your company’s logo displayed on each box.
Make the FMF Memorable!
President’s Reception: $12,000 each (two available)
This is a branded reception where you can personally invite attendees, provide entertainment, and give out promotional materials. This event is also adaptable to your needs.
CLDA Board of Directors Dinner: $10,000
Exclusive opportunity to sponsor the CLDA Board of Directors dinner on Wednesday, February 8. You will have to opportunity to invite two guests to the dinner and be given an opportunity to interact with the Board of Directors in an intimate setting before the FMF officially kicks off.
Reception Entertainment: $5,000 each (two available)
The grand opening and closing receptions provide opportunities for attendees to mingle with old and new friends over drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Your logo will be prominently displayed on conference signs, and you will be verbally acknowledged by the entertainers.
New Member Reception: $4,000
The new member reception is an opportunity to sponsor the first networking event and get your name in front of first-time attendees and key CLDA industry leaders.