The AED Policy Conference & Advocacy Day is a gathering of nearly 75 top executives from leading AED member distributors discussing policy issues impacting the equipment industry and meeting with lawmakers to advocate for the industry's legislative priorities.
The AED Policy Conference & Advocacy Day attracts the leading thought-leaders in the industry, including dealer principals and other executives from the most successful AED member companies. You'll have ample opportunity to network with these individuals while gaining valuable insights in our nation's capital.
The 2021 distributor attendees were from companies that represented:
- Over $5.2bil in annual sales revenue
- Over 95,000 employees
- Over 420 locations
NOTE: All Sponsors will be provided an electronic version of the registered attendees list before and after the conference. Sponsors can provide company literature be included for download on their conference app profile page.
Platinum Advocacy Day Headquarters - (SOLD)
The sponsor will be featured at the "Advocacy Day Headquarters" on June 15, where attendees have breakfast and lunch, and use as a gathering place in between meetings with the lawmakers on Capitol Hill. The sponsor will be announced at the morning breakfast and will have prominent signage in the space as well as just outside the room. The "Advocacy Day Headquarters" is a highly visible part of the event to conference attendees. This sponsor will also be provided with two complimentary registrations for the event (a $1,190 value).
Event Sponsor: Welcome Reception - (SOLD)
The sponsor for the "Welcome to DC" reception on June 13 will have signage at this event, which will include cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Sponsor can provide napkins with the company logo to be used at the event. AED staff will announce the sponsor at the reception and the sponsor will be provided the opportunity to address the attendees with a brief (1-2 minutes) introduction, if desired. This sponsor will also be provided with two complimentary registrations for the event (a $1,190 value).
Gold Sponsor: Kick-Off Breakfast - $3,500 (exclusive)
The sponsor for the "Kick-Off Breakfast" on June 14 will have signage provided at the breakfast and on the lunch tables. Sponsor attendees will be announced in the welcome remarks by AED staff at the start of the session. This sponsor will also be provided with one complimentary registration for the event (a $595 value).
Gold Event Sponsor: Leading Lawmaker Luncheon - $3,500 (exclusive)
The Leading Lawmaker Luncheon sponsor on June 14 will have signage at the buffet and on the lunch tables. AED staff will announce the sponsor at the luncheon and the sponsor will be provided with the opportunity to address the attendees with a brief (1-2 minute) introduction, if desired. This sponsor will also be provided with one complimentary registration for the event (a $595 value).
Silver Item Sponsor: Conference App - $2,500
Sponsors for the conference app will have their logo displayed on the app's splash page and lower banner throughout the conference. Sponsors will also have a featured sponsor listing in the app along with a custom sponsor logo module linking to the sponsor's website. Sponsors will be introduced by AED staff to the attendees during the opening remarks.
Bronze Item Sponsor: Conference Notepads - $1,500 (exclusive)
Display your company name/logo on notebooks for distribution at the Policy Conference & Advocacy Day. These are very popular items that attendees take back with them to use at the office. Notebooks will be provided by AED and are included in the cost of the sponsorship. Notebooks will include the company logo on the cover and at the bottom of each page. Notebooks can also include a company ad and information in the inside front cover. The sponsor can provide branded pens in addition to the notebooks, if desired (not included).
NOTE: All Sponsors will have the opportunity to provide company literature to be displayed on the sponsor table outside the general session room next to the registration desk.