ProMat 2017 - supply chain, manufacturing, distribution trade show
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL | April 3-6, 2017

Paid Promotions

Cost-effective ways to add extra pizzazz to your ProMat 2017 promotions. Make your messages much more visible for minimal cost. Sponsorships say "We're a major player," while marketing packages deliver high value, marketing impact.

Money-Saving Marketing Packages

These packages are designed for companies who want to promote their exhibition with an integrated approach utilizing a variety of promotions offered by MHI. By combining several promotions into one package you get the marketing impact you want and you save money.

  • Value Package

    $500

  • 1 online Showcase with 10 MB library capacity

  • Featured Exhibitor in exhibitor search results

  • 1 online Showcase Banner Ad (468 x 60px)

  • Order Form
  • Preferred Package

    $1,000

  • 1 online Showcase with 10 MB library capacity

  • Featured Exhibitor in exhibitor search results

  • 1 online Showcase Banner Ad (468 x 60px)

  • 1 Registration Page Banner Ad on ProMatShow.com (300 x 250px)

  • Order Form
  • Deluxe Package

    $3,000

  • 1 online Showcase with 10 MB library capacity

  • Featured Exhibitor in exhibitor search results

  • 1 online Showcase Banner Ad (468 x 60px)

  • 1 Search Page Banner Ad on ProMatShow.com (468 x 60px)

  • Order Form
  • Premier Package

    $5,000

  • 1 online Showcase with 25 MB library capacity

  • Featured Exhibitor in exhibitor search results

  • 1 online Showcase Banner Ad (468 x 60px)

  • ProMatShow.com Home Page Banner Ad - Standard (300 x 250px) and Mobile (320 x 50px)

  • Bold Company Name and Booth Number in the Printed Expo Guide

  • Bold Company Name and Booth Number Highlighted in MHI Solutions Q2 2017 Magazine.

    Deadline for inclusion: January 20, 2017

  • Order Form

A La Carte Advertising

Advertising Net Rate
Home Page Banner Ad - Standard (300 x 250px); Mobile (320 x 50px)
(limit of 20 - combined total with Premier Package)
$4,000
Search Page Banner Ad (468 x 60px) (ProMat 2017 exhibitor search, education session search and news search) $3,000
Interior Page Banner Ad (300 x 250px) $3,000
Registration Page Banner Ad (300 x 250px) $1000
Listing Enhancements Net Rate
Showcase with 25 MB Library $1,000
Showcase with 10 MB Library $700
Showcase Banner Ad (468 x 60px) $500
A La Carte Order Form

Any advertising or sponsorship that totals $500 or more meets the advertising requirement of the Partnership Program.

* Limit of 20 - combined total of Premier Package and A La Carte Banner Ad on Home Page / Mobile Home Page. Banner ads will rotate and will run from the time payment and materials are received until three months after the event.

Questions, contact Donna Streicher or 704-714-8718.

DEADLINE to order and submit materials is February 15, 2017.

Online Banner Ads

Hundreds of thousands of unique visitors will access the ProMat 2017 website during the six months surrounding the show. Drive more traffic to your listing and website by promoting your solution with a ProMatShow.com banner ad.

Banner ads will rotate and will run from the time payment and materials are received until three months after the event.

  • Home Page Ads - Desktop/Mobile

    $4000

  • 300 x 250px / 320 x 50px

  • Your 300 x 250px banner ad will be rotated and featured on the ProMatShow.com home page for desktop browsers. Your 320 x 50px banner ad will be displayed to users on mobile phones. (Limit of 20.)

  • Example of Home Page Ad
  • Example of Mobile Home Page Ad
  • Order Form
  • Search Page Ad

    $3,000

  • 468 x 60px

  • Your banner ad will be rotated and featured on exhibitor search, education session search, and news search pages on ProMatShow.com.

  • Example of Search Page Ad
  • Order Form
  • Interior Page Ad

    $3,000

  • 300 x 250px

  • Your banner ad will be rotated and featured on interior web pages on ProMatShow.com.

  • Example of Interior Page Ad
  • Order Form
  • Registration Ad *NEW*

    $1000

  • 300 x 250px

  • Your banner ad will be rotated and featured on the registration page on ProMatShow.com.

  • Example of Registration Page Ad
  • Order Form
  • Showcase Ad

    $500

  • 468 x 60px

  • Introduce your company’s newest product or service to Internet visitors with a Showcase Banner Ad. Your on-line Showcase will display a banner ad above it. (Limit one per company.)

  • Example of Showcase Page Ad
  • Order Form

Questions, contact Donna Streicher or 704-714-8718.

Upgrade Your Listing to a Showcase

Online Listing Enhancements

Showcase Listing Example

Stand out from the crowd with a Showcase listing on ProMatShow.com. Exhibitors with Showcase listings average a 78% increase in pageviews over non-advertisers. Showcases have what attendees are searching for: details, photos, news releases, product specifications, case studies, downloadable files, and videos.

  • Standard Listing

    FREE

  • Company name, address, phone and fax numbers

  • One email and URL link to your company website

  • 150 word exhibit description

  • Search enabled by company name, keyword, region, product/service, Solutions Center

  • Upgrade 1

    $700

  • All standard features plus

  • Company Logo

  • Up to 6 photos

  • Additional contacts with email links and social media sites

  • Up to 10 MB of library space. Include PDF, Word, Excel or PowerPoint downloadable documents

  • YouTube Videos

  • Google Analytics

  • "Featured Search Results" listing - appears at top of online directory and search results

  • Order Form
  • Upgrade 2

    $1000

  • All standard features plus

  • Company Logo

  • Up to 6 photos

  • Additional contacts with email links and social media sites

  • Up to 25 MB of library space. Include PDF, Word, Excel or PowerPoint downloadable documents

  • YouTube Videos

  • Google Analytics

  • "Featured Search Results" listing - appears at top of online directory and search results

  • Order Form

Questions, contact Donna Streicher or 704-714-8718.

MHI offers a variety of sponsorships to put your name in front of material handling and logistics buyers attending ProMat 2017.


Pre-Show Newsletter Sponsorship *NEW*

The newsletter goes out to 100,000 manufacturing and supply executives, plus the ProMat 2017 registered attendees.

Deadline for ordering and materials submission is February 15, 2017. See individual sponsorships for their specific deadline in red.

  • Pre-Show Newsletter

  • Purchasing a Pre-Show Newsletter Sponsorship will place an add in one week for the email blast starting four weeks before ProMat 2017. Select from:

    • March 8
    • March 15
    • March 22
    • March 29

    Or sponsor more than one week.

  • 1st Row of Rectangles (2 Total)
    $1,300 per issue

  • 1st Sponsored Content Ad (1 Total)
    $1,200 per issue

  • 2nd Row of Rectangles (2 Total)
    $1,100 per issue

  • 2nd Sponsored Content Ad (1 Total)
    $1,000 per issue

  • Questions, contact Donna Streicher or 704-714-8718.

  • Order Form
  • Specifications

  • Rectangle Ad:

    • 300 x 250 pixels
    • JPG only: no animation
    • File size must be no greater than 100kb

  • Sponsored Content Ad:

    • Provide 3-5 words for the header adn 30-50 words for the summary text
    • Provide thumbnail image at 180 x 150 pixels
    • JPG only; no animation

Questions, contact Donna Streicher or 704-714-8718.


On-Site Sponsorships

  • Video Tower

    $3,000

  • One 30-second slot on video tower near registration and main entrance

  • limit of 12 sponsors

  • Order Form
  • Aisle Signs

    $4,000

  • Your company's logo and booth number on overhead aisle signs

  • limit of 1 sponsor per aisle

  • Order Form
  • Shuttle Bus Signage

    $4,000

  • Your Company Logo and Booth Number on ProMat 2017 Shuttle Bus Signage at McCormick Place & ProMat-affiliated hotels

  • 25 MB Showcase

  • limit of 4 sponsors

  • Order Form
  • ProMat Bag

    $7,000

  • Bag With Your Company Logo Given Out to ProMat 2017 Attendees

  • 25 MB Showcase

  • 1 Search Page Banner Ad on ProMatShow.com (468 x 60px)

  • limit of 4 sponsors

  • Deadline: October 1, 2016

  • Order Form
  • Lanyard

    $8,500

  • Your Company Logo on Lanyards Given to ProMat 2017 Attendees at Registration

  • limit of 4 sponsors

  • Deadline: October 1, 2016

  • Order Form
  • HUB & Charging Stations

    $10,000

  • Signage to Include Company Logo and Booth Number in the HUB's Networking Lounge and Email Kiosks

  • Your Video Advertisement on charging station LCD TVs at kiosks located throughout the show floor and in the Premier Club for VIP attendees

  • Your Logo on charging station signage at kiosks

  • 25 MB Showcase

  • 1 online Showcase Banner Ad (468 x 60px)

  • 1 Interior Page Banner Ad on Interior ProMatShow.com Page (300 x 250px)

  • limit of 3 sponsors

  • Order Form
  • Smartphone App

    $10,000

  • Official Sponsor of ProMat 2017 Mobile App For iPhone, iPod Touch and Android Devices

  • Logo on opening splash page

  • 1 rotating banner ad on app home page

  • Sponsor's name appears at the top of the exhibitor list as a featured exhibitor

  • Logo on Signage Promoting the ProMat 2017 Mobile App

  • 25 MB Showcase

  • limit of 3 sponsors

  • Order Form
  • Expo Guide

    $10,000

  • Your Company Logo on the front cover of the Expo Guide

  • Your Company Logo on floor plan map

  • Booth Highlighted on floorplan map

  • Full Page Color Ad in the printed ProMat 2017 Expo Guide

  • Your Company Name in bold in the list of exhibitors

  • Bold Company Name and Booth Number Highlighted in MHI Solutions Q2 2017 Magazine

    Deadline for inclusion: January 20, 2017

  • limit of 6 sponsors

  • Order Form

Questions, contact Donna Streicher or 704-714-8718.


Stair Graphic Sponsorship

limit of 2 sponsors

$25,000

Your company logo and booth number on the South Hall Main Entrance stairs, co-branded with the show logos.

Order Form

Questions, contact Donna Streicher or 704-714-8718.


Industry Night Event Sponsorship

WEDNESDAY APRIL 5, 2017 | 4:30PM - 7:00PM | S100 GRAND BALLROOM OF MCCORMICK PLACE

ProMat attendees are invited to join us for a live show with music, food, drinks and entertainment by funnyman Dana Carvey. Tickets are $50 and include beer, wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI).

Dana Carvey Name
Dana Carvey Photo
  • Event Sponsorship

    $10,000

  • Sponsor the Industry Night to 1,200 ProMat 2017 attendees

  • 2 front tables in the VIP area at event (8 tickets per table) with company logo on table sign

  • An additional 25 Tickets to Distribute to Prospects, Customers or Employees

  • Your logo on signage and website promoting the event including signage at the show entrance

  • Meet and Greet with Dana Carvey after event

  • limit of 4 sponsors

  • Order Form
  • Table Sponsorship

    $1,000

  • One Table of Eight in VIP Section near the stage (includes eight tickets to the event)

  • Your Company Logo on Table Sign

  • Order Form

Questions, contact Donna Streicher or 704-714-8718.


Partner with Us

Partner with MHI to promote your participation in ProMat 2017 to your customers and prospects and receive the following:

Pre-Show

  • Pre-show postal mailing list sent directly to mailing house for a one-time direct mailing of an approved mailer through exhibitor mailing house or MHI designated mailing house**

Post-Show

  • Post-show attendee postal mailing list sent directly to mailing house for a one-time direct mailing of an approved mailer through exhibitor mailing house or MHI designated mailing house**
  • Two complimentary email blasts to all or a selection of the ProMat post-show attendee list, including first choice of post-show email blast dates. MHI will conduct the email blast on the exhibitor's behalf.

To Participate

You must fulfill ALL of the following requirements by February 25, 2017:

  1. Fill Out & Return Forms
    Sign and return a completed copy of the Partnership Program Order Forms and License Agreement.

  2. Meet Ad Requirement
    Fulfill one of the below options to meet requirements for participation.

    • Option 1
      Copies of at least one pre-show advertisement (print or online*) that includes the ProMat 2017 logo in an MHI approved trade publication, including MHI Solutions magazine.

    • Option 2
      Purchase $500 or more in ProMat 2017 advertising - OR - sponsorships.

  3. Meet Direct Marketing Requirement
    Fulfill one of the below options to meet requirements for participation.

    • Option 1
      Send a sample of at least one direct mailing sent to your customer/prospect database that includes the ProMat 2017 logo

    • Option 2
      E-mail to your customer/prospect database featuring the ProMat 2017 logo and link to www.ProMatShow.com. Submit an email tracking statement that includes date sent and size of distribution list.

* Online ads must appear on websites outside of your own company's.
** Additional fees apply to execute direct mailings.

Questions, contact Alex Batty or 704-676-1190.

Access Our Database

To better serve our exhibitors' marketing needs, MHI is making the post-show list of attendees available for purchase on a per-record basis!

Direct Mail

  • 1 Time Use

    $0.10 per record

  • minimum order 3,000 records or $300

  • Order Form
  • 2 Time Use

    $0.15 per record

  • minimum order 3,000 records or $450

  • Order Form

Email

  • 1 Time Use

    $0.20 per record

  • minimum order 3,000 records or $600

  • Order Form
  • 2 Time Use

    $0.30 per record

  • minimum order 3,000 records or $900

  • Order Form

MHI offers a non-exclusive license for limited use of records in the ProMat 2017 Attendee Registration Database to exhibitors. We offer use of these lists for direct mail and for email to attendees who opted to share this information with outside parties.

MHI now offers an online tool that allows you to make the demographic list selects you need to better target your marketing efforts.

To receive the list, click the Order Form button above to access the tool and complete your list selects. Make sure you select the link to the ProMat 2017 list tool. You can then make your list selects and see the direct mail and email count at the top of the page to manage the size of your list. Once you complete your selects, you will receive your order confirmation with payment information (if applicable*). Once your order and payment is received, you will receive instructions to complete your email or direct mailing.

Email Lists
All emails to the ProMat 2017 attendee list will be distributed on your behalf through MHI. Once your order is placed, MHI will work with you on the timing and execution of your email.

Direct Mail Lists
MHI has negotiated special rates with an MHI-appointed mailing house to conduct direct mailings to the ProMat 2017 list. You can utilize their templates, ship pre-printed materials to them or print and mail custom printed mailings with them. To learn more go to http://mhi.pbmorders.com.

Allow four weeks from the close of the show for access to the post show list.

* Partnership Program participants receive two free post show emails and two free post show direct mail access as well as exclusive access to the pre-show list for a one-time direct mailing.