Sponsorship Opportunities

The following sponsorship opportunities have been created to offer your company increased exposure to the Radio Show audience. Because Radio Show sponsors make it possible to provide essential or enhanced services and activities to attendees, all sponsors will receive the recognition bene ts listed below in addition to those unique to each opportunity.

  • Sponsor recognition alongside the event or service listing when promoted in of cial Radio Show promotional print pieces or in electronic communications
  • Complimentary conference registrations to the Radio Show
  • Sponsor’s logo with a link to corporate website from the Radio Show Sponsor page
  • Acknowledgement in the sponsor “thank you” advertisements appearing in the Radio Show Guide and on-site “thank you” signage at the Radio Show

Premier Event Sponsorships


Opening Party Presenting Sponsor: $15,000
Tuesday, September 25, time TBD

Kick off a great Radio Show by aligning your brand with the Radio Show Opening Party. This premier event will welcome attendees to the Radio Show and allow for relaxation and fun before the business of the event begins. Sponsorship includes extensive branding in pre-show promotion as well as on-site branding. Sponsor will be promoted as Presenting Sponsor in all press and marketing materials, appearing as “Radio Show Opening Party, Presented by Sponsor.”

Opening Party Supporting Sponsor: $5,000

Student Scholars Orientation Sponsor: $7,000
Tuesday, September 25, 2-3:30 p.m.

Be a part of this exciting new program designed to engage students who are attending their first Radio Show. Students will learn what to expect, and how to make the most of their time while on site. In addition to branding, your company will receive exclusive rights to the Meet and Greet for the student scholars.

Radio Show Opening Session Sponsor: $12,000
Tuesday, September 25, 4-5 p.m.

Be the exclusive sponsor of the event that starts it all. The Radio Show Opening Session is the official start to the 2018 Radio Show, and your company can be front and center. Sponsorship includes extensive branding in pre-show promotion as well as onsite branding and opening remarks.

National Radio Award Reception Sponsor: $14,500
Wednesday, September 26

Gain access to the most in uential individuals in radio by sponsoring the event that honors one of radio’s outstanding leaders. The Radio Show will send invitations printed with the sponsor’s logo to an exclusive VIP guest list that consists of NAB and RAB board members, radio group executives and the Radio Luncheon keynote speaker. The sponsor may add 10 names to the invitation list and enjoy their own reserved table for 10 at the Luncheon following the reception.

Radio Show Luncheon Sponsor: $14,500
Wednesday, September 26, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

This prominent event will honor a distinguished member of the radio industry as the 2018 National Radio Award recipient. It also features a keynote address from a prominent figure. As the sponsor, you may make brief opening remarks to over 2,000 top radio professionals, you will receive a VIP reserved table for 10 at the luncheon and 10 invitations to the National Radio Award Reception prior to the luncheon.

Wednesday Headliner Sponsor: $16,500
Wednesday, September 26, 4-5:15 p.m.

As the sponsor of this event, you may deliver welcoming remarks and your logo will be projected onto the stage screen as attendees enter and exit the session. Programming to include a high profile keynote or panel. Don’t hesitate – this sponsorship is one of the most sought after opportunities at the Show.

Advertiser Keynote and Breakfast Sponsor: $17,500
Thursday, September 27, 7:30-9 a.m.

This prominent event will feature a keynote address or panel presentation from an advertising luminary and the presentation of Radio Ink’s Radio Wayne Awards. As the sponsor, you may make brief opening remarks to over 2,000 top radio professionals and you will receive a VIP reserved table for 10 at the breakfast.

NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show Sponsor: $20,000
Thursday, September 27, Reception 6-7 p.m., Dinner & Show 7-10 p.m.

As the premier event of the Radio Show, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards are bestowed only on those radio stations and personalities that have demonstrated excellence in selective categories throughout radio. Put your name beside the best in radio! Includes one reserved table at the event.

Post-Marconi Party Rights Sponsor: $4,000
Thursday, September 27, 10 p.m.

NAB will provide function space and marketing for you to host your very own reception following the Marconi Awards Dinner & Show.

Friday Sign-off Session Sponsor: $12,500
Friday, September 28, time TBD

One of the most exciting events at the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Radio Shows, the Friday Sign-Off Session integrates local culture in a popular format. Entertainment and crowd engaging activities are sure to be part of the program. Don’t hesitate – this sponsorship is one of the most sought-after opportunities at the Show.


Event Sponsorships


Radio Show S’mores and Stories: More info coming soon!
Wednesday, September 26, 8:30-10 p.m.

Programmers and on-air talent have some of the best stories about starting in radio. Reach beyond the classic conference session, have fun and be inspired as you join some of radio’s greatest talent on air and behind-the-scenes “around the campfire” for s’mores and story time. They will share their life lessons so you can better grow your career.

Young Professionals Beer and Pizza Reception Sponsor: $7,500
Thursday, September 27, 6:30-8 p.m.

Meet the up-and-coming executives of the radio industry at the Beer and Pizza Reception on Friday evening. We will provide the suite and refreshments while you provide the knowledge and content for these young professionals.


Marketplace Events


Marketplace Mixer Sponsor: $15,000
Wednesday, September 26, 5:30-7 p.m.

Make the first impression on over 2,000 radio professionals gathered at this opening celebration, kicking off radio broadcasting’s top convention.

Marketplace Coffee Breaks and Lunch Sponsor: $10,000

Capture attendees’ attention throughout the event by providing much-needed coffee breaks in the Marketplace, along with lunch on Thursday. This will also allow you to distribute your promotional pieces and we will provide signage featuring your logo.


Popular Convention Items


Conference Bags Sponsor: $9,000

Dominate the Radio Show by putting your company logo prominently on the exterior of the official Radio Show conference bags. Just imagine attendees carrying your bag around Orlando – then back to work! Sponsorship includes a full-page ad in the Radio Show Guide, two conference bag inserts and four complimentary registrations.

Lanyards Sponsor: $7,000

Every Radio Show attendee will sport your logo around their neck with this popular keepsake. We will produce and distribute lanyards on which only the sponsor’s logo/message will appear. Not only do these lanyards capture attention on site, this item extends your exposure well after the Show. Sponsorship includes a full page in the Radio Show Guide and three complimentary registrations.

Notepads Sponsor: $4,500

We will produce and distribute notepads containing the sponsor’s artwork, contact information, logo and message. They will be placed in the conference bags, in session rooms and on notepads given to you to distribute as desired. Sponsorship includes two complimentary registrations.

Attendee Service Sponsorships


Radio Show Mobile App Coming soon!

Exclusive sponsorship of the Radio Show mobile app. Includes extensive branding within the application and also branding whenever promoted – pre-show, on-site and even following the event!

Networking Lounge Sponsor: $20,000

The Marketplace Networking Lounge is the perfect place to meet and greet radio professionals attending the show. Open to all attendees, the Networking Lounge provides a comfortable atmosphere to talk business while enjoying some refreshments. Sponsorship includes a full-page ad in the Radio Show Guide, option to provide pop-up banners for the Lounge, promotional items for distribution and four complimentary registrations.

Radio Show Registration Sponsorship: $18,000

Sponsorship of the Radio Show registration includes extensive branding pre-show, on-site and even following the event. Now partnering with Experient, the registration process has been redefined and offers additional opportunities to ensure the sponsor touches each registrant! Included, but not limited to a full-color ad on the back of all badges!


Thought Leadership


Info Session Sponsor: $4,250

This is your opportunity to program your own of cial Show session. The Radio Show will provide the room and promote it as part of the official program, you provide the panel and content. Time slots are limited!

Conference Pillar Sponsorships

The Radio Show is built on pillars of information that are vitally important to the radio industry. Your business can benefit from your sponsorship of these pillars. You’ll receive outstanding exposure to your target audience while helping to provide compelling programming for attendees. This year’s Radio Show pillars include:

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Management
  • Programming
  • Young Professionals
Platinum Sponsorship Level: $7,500
  • Gold Level benefits
  • Additional benefits for Platinum Level:
    • Sponsor will have the opportunity to send out a dedicated e-mail to all scanned attendees of the Conference Pillar sessions (only applies to those who have opted in)
    • Sponsor welcome video (max length 30 seconds) will be placed on the Conference Pillar web page
    • Opportunity to provide one banner for placement in the Session hallway
    • Premium position web tile ad on the Conference Pillar web page within the Radio Show website
    • Three complimentary conference registrations to the Radio Show
Gold Sponsorship Level: $5,000
  • Silver Level benefits
  • Additional benefits for Gold Level:
    • Sponsor may provide promotional materials to be distributed at the back of each Conference Pillar session room
    • Two complimentary conference registrations to the Radio Show
Silver Sponsorship Level: $3,000
  • Sponsor representative will have the opportunity to make up to two minutes of opening remarks at the beginning of one individual conference session
  • Sponsor’s logo will appear on session screen as attendees enter and exit the session
  • One complimentary conference registrations to the Radio Show
  • Sponsor recognition in text next to the session listing in the Radio Show Guide, Radio Show website and on-site signage.