Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities
for NFC Innovation Day + NFC Innovation Award Program

Position your company as an innovator & expand your global reach with our sponsorships. NFC Innovation Day sponsorship includes:


Both events will take place at the Barbican Centre, in London on June 26, 2018.

Platinum & Gold Sponsor Visibility Overview

Pre-events visibility

  • Logo and company description on NFC Forum and Innovation Award program websites
  • Inclusion of logo in all promotional emails
  • Mentions in ten social media posts (when contract is signed by January 15, 2018. May be fewer when contract is signed later.)
  • Inclusion in press releases
  • Inclusion in social media buzz kit that is sent out to all member companies, judges, and sponsors. Kit contains ready-made social media content so that companies can easily spread the word about programs and events.

On-site visibility

  • Logo included on event signage and collateral for both VISIONFC Summit and NFC Innovation Award Celebration
  • 6’ exhibit table, including power and two chairs (exhibit space booked on first-come, first-served basis)
  • Mention in VISIONFC Summit and Innovation Award ceremony remarks
  • Logo included in award winner video compilation to be shown at event and posted on YouTube and social media channels
  • Opportunity to participate in press activity

Post-events visibility

  • Inclusion in announcement press release
  • Inclusion in announcement email to NFC Forum contacts
  • Featured on winner’s gallery page on website


Choose how you want to gain brand visibility – as a named event and program sponsor (Platinum or Gold) for maximum exposure or by sponsoring an individual component of Innovation Day, such branded napkins of having an exhibit table.

Level & Fee Exclusive Sponsor Benefits
PLATINUM — limit 1 – SOLD

$8,000 USD for non-members
$7,500 USD for members

  • All sponsor visibility mentioned above – billed as Platinum Sponsor
  • Branded photo backdrop to be used in event photos and in hashtag contest for attendees
  • 10-minute speaking slot
  • Exhibit table
  • Opportunity to send an HTML email via NFC Forum to entrants, plus event and reception attendees
  • 5 complimentary event passes to NFC Innovation Day events
  • OPTIONAL: Opportunity to secure Signature Cocktail* sponsor slot- only 1 available – see below
GOLD — limit 2

$5,000 USD for non-members
$4,500 USD for members

  • All sponsor pre-event, on-site, and post-event visibility items mentioned above — billed as Gold Sponsor
  • 10-minute speaking slot
  • Exhibit table
  • OPTIONAL: Opportunity to secure Signature Cocktail* sponsor slot- only 1 available – see below
  • 3 complimentary event passes to NFC Innovation Day events


ITEM # available FEE
Add on option for Platinum or Gold Sponsor – first come, first serve
Signature Cocktail –
Includes branded cups, choice of cocktail (choose from options provided by venue) & dedicated branded signage
LIMIT 1– only available to Platinum or Gold Sponsor as an add-on $2,500 USD
Available to all companies, do not need to be a Platinum or Gold Sponsor – A la Carte
Exhibit table-

Showcase alongside Innovation Award finalists during VISIONFC Summit event

Limit 4 $1,000 USD
Break Sponsor

Sponsor signage during afternoon break

Limit 1 $1,000 USD
Branded napkins

— to be used during breaks and at Innovation Award Ceremony and celebration

Limit 1 $1,000 USD
Branded Tote Bags

– to be handed out to all attendees at registration table

Limit 1 $1,500 USD

Next STeps

Questions about sponsorship? Ready to partner with a global program and be recognized as an advocate for innovation? Claim your sponsorship slot* today. Not seeing the sponsor opportunity that is right for you? Email Lisa Gundlach at lgundlach@nfc-forum.org

*Sponsorship slots secured when signed contract & payment is received.