May 7-10, 2018

Rosemont, Illinois

Donald Stephens Convention Center

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2018 Sponsorship & Marketing Opportunities

The Food Safety Summit offers sponsorships for all companies and all budgets. Sponsorships increase brand recognition, generate booth traffic and create demand before, during and after the event.  Download 2018 Prospectus

Learn more on increasing your brand exposure, contact: Chuck Wilson, National Sales Manager | 630-960-0078 |


Graphics & Signage     

Convention Center Signage      

Graphics are an effective way to grab one’s attention, increase brand recognition and drive attendees directly to your booth. Multiple opportunities throughout the convention center are available. Download signage form

Exhibit Hall Aisle SignsExclusive

Drive traffic directly to your booth with your logo and booth number displayed on both sides of this highly visible sign hanging above each aisle throughout the Exhibit Hall. 

Door Clings – Limit: 12, 10 remain

Place your company logo and booth number on the main lobby doors as trade show participants first enter. This is a great way to get their attention from the beginning and remind them of your booth location.

Floor Decals – Limit: 5

Drive traffic to your booth from the show entrance with customized graphics that adhere to the show floor carpet and mark the path to your booth. This high profile opportunity will be sure to draw attention 

Ad Walls – Limit: 5, 4 remain

Gain additional branding exposure off the exhibit floor with freestanding advertising displays placed in strategic locations in the main lobby outside of the Exhibit Hall. 



Education Sessions

Make opening remarks, introduce speakers and distribute your company literature to attendees in your selected sponsored session. Download form

BLIconBroadcasting Live Session

Extend your reach beyond the show and multiple your leads by becoming a sponsor of our Broadcast Live extension and stream your session to online viewers. Sponsor receives full leads of all registered live and online viewers.  Download form

Solutions Stage PresentationSELLING QUICK! 

Demonstrate your company’s leadership and expertise in our highly informative educational sessions located on the Exhibit Hall floor and in the conference center. Download form  View schedule 



Show Directory Advertising & Logo Upgrade

Full page, half page, inside front cover, back cover and logo upgrades are available. Show Directories are given to each attendee when they check-in at registration.  Download form

Pocket Guide sold

As the EXCLUSIVE sponsor the pocket guide, you receive premium exposure in the onsite pocket guide that is distributed to all attendees at registration. All the important Exhibit Hall details conveniently sized to fit in one’s pocket. Sponsor logo and booth prominently displayed on all pages.

Banner Ads

Improve the visibility of your product and reach even more of your target audience by taking advantage of the few exclusive positions for advertising on the homepage of the Food Safety Summit website visited by thousands of food safety professionals.

eNewsletter Banner Ads

Have prime real estate on the Food Safety Summit eNewsletter, which is distributed twice monthly, year round. Multiple banner ad sizes available.


Welcome Reception – Exclusive

Kick off the Exhibit Hall opening and greet attendees as the EXCLUSIVE sponsor of the Tuesday night Welcome Reception, held on the Exhibit Hall floor.

Lunch Sponsorship– Wednesday sold, Thursday Available.  

The networking never breaks, not even for lunch which is served on the show floor both days the Exhibit Hall is open. 

Networking Lounge sold

Display your company literature and signage in the Networking Lounge right on the Exhibit Hall floor. 

Networking Breaks – Afternoon Break sold, Morning Break Available.  

Receive brand exposure during morning or afternoon breaks with exclusive signage and opportunity to distribute company literature to conference attendees.  Download form 

Conference Branding

Badge Lanyards sold

Receive visibility throughout the conference on badge lanyards worn by each attendee.

Conference Bags 

Your company logo featured on the conference bag distributed to all registered attendees. Download form

Conference Bag Inserts

Put your company product or information in the hands of each attendee in the event conference bags.  Download form

Pens & Notepads

Reinforce your company and booth. Your branded pens or notepads will be distributed at registration and session rooms. Download form

Hotel Key Cards sold

Reach attendees the moment they arrive with your logo/tagline custom printed on the keycards at a designated Summit hotel(s). Download form

Farm to Fork Game SELLING QUICK! 

Become a participating company in this game designed to drive attendees to your booth and capture additional leads. Download form

Staff Uniform – Exclusive

Get your brand in front of the Summit attendees by outfitting the conference staff.


Mobile App Premium

Put your company directly in the hands of conference attendees by sponsoring the Food Safety Summit Mobile App.

Mobile App Advertiser

Agenda, contact information and helpful tools? Yup there’s an app for that. Put your company at the fingertips of attendees by having an ad on the mobile app.

iPad Research Survey – Exclusive

Conduct attendee research right on the exhibit floor and capture additional leads with a company branded interactive survey.  Download form

CLEAR[vr] Experience – Exclusive

Drive excitement and awareness for your brand by becoming a sponsor of the CLEAR[vr] Experience, powered by Oculus Rift®. Attendees will be lining up to interact with this ground breaking technology.  Download form

Digital Brochure

This resource is a tool that attendees and potential attendees reference for months before the event. This interactive tool will align your company with the important educational sessions and agenda.

Mobile Phone Charging Station

Provide the most-requested service from conference attendees by sponsoring cell phone charging stations at the Summit.