2023 SPONSORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

NPECA is excited to release our 2023 NPECA sponsorship and partnership opportunities.

Once again, we bring our Associate members, sponsors and partners outstanding promotional opportunities conference specific and year-round exposure. Be sure to check out the "In Partnership With NPECA" content sponsorship for weekly, and the Pipeline Podcast for year-round exposure opportunities.

Book an appointment with Executive Director, Mike Brittain using MyCalendly appointment system.

PLAN 2023 WITH NPECA!

NPECA is one of the leading Risk Management, not-for-profit, Associations for Credit and Payments professionals in the country with nearly 400 members who represent U.S. and Canadian-based upstream and downstream petroleum and energy corporations as well as associate companies that provide services to the petroleum industry. By joining forces with NPECA, your company gains prestige and respect in the marketplace and increases its visibility and connection to the greater petroleum industry market.

Why should you be an NPECA  Annual Sponsor or Partner? NPECA Annual Sponsor/Partnership Program recognizes associate organizations that make significant contributions to NPECA by sponsoring multiple programs or events each year or serving NPECA as a Strategic Partner. Each Annual Sponsor/Partner provides enhanced benefits for members and an opportunity to put your company’s name in front of more decision makers in the petroleum community. 

*2023 Sponsor offerings are subject to change based on availability and planning. 



N P E C A  By The Numbers:

605 Unique Contacts
316 Companies Represented
20% Membership Increase
60% Payments Member Track
40% Credit (Wholesale) Member Track
100% Connected

Book an appointment with Executive Director, Mike Brittain using MyCalendly appointment system.  Or, if you prefer, you can email or call Mike at mbritt@tstar.net or 830-220-2468 for more information to secure your 2023 opportunity. "We enjoy partnering with our sponsors to assure they receive the most value for their support. Make an appointment to collaborate". Mike Brittain, Executive Director


Occurrence:

Some items available for sponsorship are year-round. Most NPECA sponsor opportunities are event oriented like conference and Fall Planning with a networking event. Year around sponsor opportunities include "It's Thursday" produced most weeks during the year and NPECA Pipeline Podcast is periodic and features speakers with educational content, industry updates, and data. In 2022 There were 14 Pipeline Podcasts including 10 live interviews at the Annual Conference in Newport Beach. NPECA Pipeline Podcast is sent to all members and interested parties. It is posted on the NPECA website in the Pipeline Podcast Tab and pushed out on LinkedIn.

Event Registration sponsorship is available starting with the release of the registration invitation in advance of the Annual Conference. The Program Planning / Night of Networking event is a fall event. 
Sponsorship for any event registration is available to be sponsored until event registration for closes. Registration sponsorship can be exclusive and continuous, single time or at spaced intervals. 

Annual Conference offers a set of sponsor opportunities specifically related to onsite sessions and functions and lead up to conference activities and sessions.
Program Planning & Night of Networking (a combined event over 2 days) is a set of sponsor opportunities related to onsite and lead up to event activities.

Book an appointment with Executive Director, Mike Brittain using MyCalendly appointment system.


TABLE  OF CONTENTS 

CONFERENCE 
    - SECTION A -
 

    2023 Annual Meeting and Conference (April 23-25) Vinoy Hotel St. Petersburg, FL  
                

SOCIAL,  NETWORKING &  SUPPORT  OPPORTUNITIES 

    - SECTION B -
    Program Planning & Night of Networking (Fall of 2023)
    Pipeline Podcast
    Program Planning Meeting and Night of Networking (Fall -  time and location tbd)
    Celebration Luncheon (April 25)
    Grand Prize Drawing (April 25)
    Association Supporter Sponsor (At Conference and throughout '23)


SPONSORED CONTENT ALL YEAR
   - SECTION C-  
   
PIPELINE PODCAST interviews approximately 5-8 minutes each posted on LinkedIn social media NPECA group, NPECA Website and featured in "It's    Thursday"

PHOTO GALLERY  posted all year on  NPECA website with easy access to search and save photos from conference and gatherings throughout the year. 
  
MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY - access to all members of NPECA.
   IN PARTNERSHIP WITH "It's Thursday" Weekly Insights, Features, Email News

    (*"It's Thursday is published weekly except during months of May, June, July, August and around holidays)
  •    Periodic / Special Announcements as required. (i.e. Bylaws and regulatory announcements and news)

2023 CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
-Section D-

Grand Welcome Reception
Coffee/Refreshment Breaks
Breakfast Monday
Lunch Monday
New Member and First-Time Attendee Reception
President's Reception
President's Banquet
Banquet Entertainment
Hosted Hospitality
Past President's Breakfast (Tuesday)
Breakfast and/or Break Tuesday
Celebration Lunch


N P E C A  SESSION EDUCATION SPONSORSHIP
-Section E-

Credit Sessions - All, Per Diem, Per Session
Payments Sessions - All, Per Diem, Per Session


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Book an appointment with Executive Director, Mike Brittain using  MyCalendly appointment system.  Or, if you prefer, you can email or call Mike at mbritt@tstar.net or 830-220-2468 for more information to secure your 2023 opportunity. "We enjoy partnering with our sponsors to assure they receive the most value for their support. Make an appointment to collaborate". Mike Brittain, Executive Director
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Section A
2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
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CONTENTS:
REGISTRATION WELCOME & INFORMATION
GUEST/SPOUSE OUTING
PIPELINE PODCAST LOUNGE
ITEMS - SPEAKERS & EVENTS
OPENING CEREMONIES
NPECA OPEN - GOLF OUTING
SESSIONS


WELCOME TO CONFERENCE & REGISTRATION INFORMATION DESK
Price: $5,000 or $3500 if sponsor does not wish to be present at the welcome desk
Welcome and greeting desk is the first impression for attendees to the 2023 NPECA Conference. This sponsorship includes prominent signage, some refreshments and is a 'go-to' location for every attendee at the conference as they arrive and throughout conference. It also offers a sponsor the unique opportunity to welcome attendees as they arrive on site.


PIPELINE PODCAST LOUNGE DURING CONFERENCE
Price: $10,000
Kate Delaney, award winning national broadcast personality hosts the podcast. Kate will interview some of our session speakers to interview and post the educational content on our website. Members can gather in the relaxing Pipeline Lounge, visit and listen-in and watch while Kate interviews conference attendees, speakers and the Pipeline Podcast Lounge Sponsor.
The Sponsor can be featured in a Podcast interview at conference. The interview will be shared on LinkedIn and includes onsite logo and signage during Annual Conference.
 

ITEMS
BADGE HOLDER / LANYARD SPONSOR
Price:  $15,000   
Sponsor Logo'd conference lanyards and badges given to all attendees, speakers and guests. *NPECA to provide items.  

Sold  MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY SPONSOR

Thank you for sponsoring this feature Williams & Williams Law Firm
$3,000
Sponsor logo'd website landing page every search on the directory. Sponsor logo announcement for every new member welcomed in the "It's Thursday"        push notifications. Signage recognizing the sponsor during and after conference and logo referencing the sponsor throughout the year.

Sold  OPENING CEREMONIES SPONSOR
 
Price:  $5,000
Sponsorship includes logo'd signage on tripods and running on screen throughout the morning, Recognition and thank you from the podium throughout the morning. Exposure from 8am to Noon opening day.

Sold  KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 
Price:  $7,500

PATRIOTIC SEGMENT and ROLL CALL SPONSOR
Price:  $3,000
While the National Anthem is sung a capella, we stand at attention saluting the U.S. and State Flag of the State we are in while a uniformed Honor Guard marches through the ballroom and posts the Stars & Stripes while the assembly recites the Pledge of Allegiance after which the Honor Guard marches out in silence. A moving and patriotic display to our country. The fun begins with Roll Call of every member in the house identifying themselves, their company and where they are from. Everybody knows everybody at the end of this fun portion of the opening session. Recognition to the sponsor from the podium. Sponsor can be called to the podium to commence the roll call for additional recognition. Logo'd sponsor display on screen at the front of the ballroom and identification on the agenda and online. 

ROOM KEY CARD SPONSOR
Price:  $5,000
Sponsor of branded hotel room key cards lets the sponsor place a logo branded message on room key cards used by attendees. Sponsor to provide cost of keys and delivery to property. NPECA must approve artwork.

ROOM DROP SPONSOR
Price:  $2,500
Sponsorship of one room drop during conference which gives the opportunity to showcase your brand and creativity by providing a unique item to be placed in each Association Professional’s hotel room (estimated 200+). Sponsor provides items for room drop.

NOTE PAD SPONSOR
Price:  $3,000
Your company logo'd NPECA notepads at every setting during the 2023 Opening Ceremonies Roll Call and Keynote presentations. Each attendee receives your exclusive logo'd note pad set at each seating area. Note pads will be refreshed at the morning break. Remaining inventory will be made available during education break out sessions. Minimum quantity 500 note pads. 30-50 pages per pad. Sponsor supplies note pads. NPECA logo to be included on note pad. NPECA approves art.

TABLE SPONSOR AT PRESIDENTS BANQUET - Monday
Price:  $1,500 per Table

Purchase a table at the Banquet held on the Monday evening, April 24th. Sponsorship includes (1) reserved dinner table for (10). Enjoy dinner and entertainment with your invited guests.

GRAND PRIZE DRAWING SPONSOR
Price:  $1,000
Sponsorship underwrites this prize of a free registration to next conference. Logo'd sponsor is named as provider and thanked during the drawing. Sponsor is recognized at the drawing and in the online program, conference app, social media and grand prize certificate.

WI-FI SPONSOR *Subject  to  availability and customization limitations
Price:  $8,500 exclusive all dates for 2023 Conference or
Daily rate (exclusive for date specific) = $1,500 for Sunday 4/23, $6,000 for Monday 4/24, $2,500 for Tuesday 4/25

Sponsor of the conference Wi-Fi includes a branded landing page, network name customization and signage. The sponsorship includes recognition throughout conference. 

GOLF
NPECA OPEN - Sunday April 23 
The NPECA Open is an exciting golf and gaming event that brings together NPECA members and sponsors for a morning of networking fun!

TITLE/HOST SPONSOR
Price $4200 (Includes all items listed below if available at time of sponsor commitment)
Title sponsor for NPECA Open includes logo'd signage, program recognition, sponsor panel graphic throughout conference, website.
Title sponsor also receives all deliverables listed under the "Welcome Sponsor" category below if Welcome sponsor is available at the time of Title Sponsor commitment.


WELCOME SPONSOR

Price $1,000
Official  Welcome sponsor of  the NPECA Open sponsorship includes the opportunity to have 1-2  representatives assist  with golf registration and welcome attendees as  they  arrive.  (*NPECA will provide food and branding if requested for $300 additional. (price limits  exist.) 
*** If Title Sponsor has already been identified and committed then this sponsorship opportunity will be considered closed and unavailable for consideration.)

GOLFER'S LUNCH SPONSOR
Price $2,000
Lunch served in the Clubhouse after play. Comradery and Networking fun talking through all the great shots you could have made. Plated lunch and beverages included. All standard sponsor deliverables. 

TRANSPORTATION 
PRICE $1,000
Transportation for golfers is provided by the Vinoy Hotel. The sponsor of this item will receive time for a short announcement / thank you while on the shuttle to and from the course. Signage on and/or near the shuttle and a Thank You mention from the Podium during opening ceremonies with sponsor company logo rotation on slideshow throughout the official Opening Ceremonies.


BEVERAGE CART SPONSOR
Price $1,000
The beverage sponsor of the NPECA Open is a fun sponsorship that provides great branding drink stations and/or drink ware. The sponsor will provide branded beverage cups, napkins, koozies, drink  tickets, etc., drink ware. If NPECA provides branded items such as beverage cups, napkins, koozies, drink tickets, fees will apply.


CADDYSHACK GIFT BAG SPONSOR
Price $1,500
Exclusive sponsor of gift caddy bag for all attendees to be distributed during NPECA Open includes the opportunity to provide branded items in each caddy bag (Sponsor to provide branded bags and items). 
Book an appointment with Executive Director, Mike Brittain using  MyCalendly appointment system.  Or, if you prefer, you can email or call Mike at mbritt@tstar.net or 830-220-2468 for more information to secure your 2023 opportunity. "We enjoy partnering with our sponsors to assure they receive the most value for their support. Make an appointment to collaborate". Mike Brittain, Executive Director

Section B
SOCIAL,  NETWORKING &  SUPPORT  OPPORTUNITIES

NPECA SUPPORTER  SPONSOR
Price: $2,500
Support NPECA’s mission, help carry on the educational support of our scholarship fund, the patriotism of our organization and the association’s infrastructure through this generous sponsorship. This sponsorship  includes logo on signage at Annual Conference, Program Planning & Night of Networking and on NPECA’s website and communications throughout 2023. 

PIPELINE PODCAST SPONSOR
The NPECA Pipeline Podcast is a monthly series of interviews hosted by Kate Delaney, award winning national broadcast personality. In each 25 minute podcast Kate Interviews NPECA leadership, committee chairpersons, speakers, sponsors, celebs and management of NPECA. Potential sponsorship can range from the entire podcast for the full year (pre-conference to end of year), month to month or individual segments each month. Sponsors will receive special mention and attention. Here are some options we thought of. You can also create your own sponsor package arrangement for this exciting new feature brought to you by NPECA.
 

TITLE SPONSOR- Annual
Price $9,000
Your company logo and name appear every month on the Pipeline Podcast as "Making Pipeline Possible". Each month, title sponsor will receive a recorded spot featuring up to 2 people to present informative content for the benefit of listeners. Pipeline Podcast will be posted on LinkedIn social media outlet and posted on the NPECA website with special messaging advising NPECA members and followers of it's release. 

TITLE SPONSOR - Monthly
Price $1,000 
Sponsor will be featured as "Making Pipeline Possible". Monthly Title Sponsor  will receive a recorded spot featuring up to 2 people to present informative content for the benefit of listeners. Pipeline Podcast will be posted on LinkedIn social media outlet and posted on the NPECA website with special messaging advising NPECA members and followers of its release. 

TITLE SPONSOR - Quarterly
Price $2,500
Each quarter, sponsor will be featured as "Making Pipeline Possible". Quarterly Title Sponsor  will receive a recorded spot featuring up to 2 people to present informative content for the benefit of listeners. Pipeline Podcast will be posted on LinkedIn social media outlet and posted on the NPECA website with special messaging advising NPECA members and followers of its release.


PIPELINE PODCAST SEGMENT SPONSOR
Price $500
In each Podcast segment the sponsor will be identified as "Segment Sponsor" for one or more segments (a segment is an
interview a featured educational speaker or with NPECA leadership or a featured sponsor). Each segment runs 5 to 15 minutes. The sponsor will receive company logo recognition and Thank You. Pipeline Podcast will be posted on LinkedIn and posted on the NPECA website with special messaging advising NPECA members and followers of its release.

 PHOTO GALLERY SPONSOR
Price:  $2000
Sponsor logo signage during conference. Thank you from the podium. Sponsor panel throughout conference and on Photo Gallery website through December 2023. Approximately 1000 photos are produced during conference. All photos are produced by NPECA professional photographer Kristin Bednarz. (Sponsor logo is not included on individual photos unless requested. Additional charge may apply.)

Section C
SPONSORED CONTENT
   
"IN PARTNERSHIP WITH . . . .Your company name/logo here"
Price•  $1,250 for one month;  or  •  $6,000 for  six months. 
$300 each posting (Bill monthly for individual posts) or $6,000 for Annual (all 24 postings)
Publication - weekly (with exceptions)
"Iiitt'sss Ttthhhuuurrrsssdaaayyy"
In Partnership with
Your logo and focused message in (almost weekly) "It's Thursday" a minimum of 24x during the year. 
Pay monthly for annual plan. Option: pay #300 per occurrence for the number of times your logo and message appear during the month.


Each  week, NPECA  sends an email to over 600 NPECA contacts. The weekly email is filled with up-to-date, quick and succinct messages on member opportunities, industry trends, event information and insights. Sponsorship of exclusive Association NPECA’s Weekly "It's Thursday"  provides the opportunity to share quick, fun and informative facts about your organization and to connect in a customized manner with all NPECA members. Your sponsored content will be highlighted in its own framed area within the "It's Thursday" edition. Content can change and be customized each month. Sponsored Content in the "It's Thursday" weekly Email is an exclusive four or five month sponsorship. Sponsorship Commitment:  

*Weekly*  "It's Thursday" Insights, Features, Email News (*"It's Thursday" is published weekly except during months of May, June, July, August and around holidays) 

Periodic / Special Announcements as required. (i.e. Bylaws and regulatory announcements and news) - Registered sponsors for Sponsored Content will be apprised of opportunities of special announcements. Sponsors may elect to include their sponsored message and logo on communications to NPECA contacts for these special announcements sent separately from "It's Thursday".
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2023 CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
    - SECTION D, E -
    Add your company name and logo to receptions, meal events, breaks and other opportunities. See complete listing of these opportunities  CONNECTIONS SPONSORSHIPS
Section D
2023 CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
SPONSOR A CONFERENCE CONNECTION, ACTIVITY OR SESSION(s)

Following is a listing of receptions, meal events, breaks and onsite education session opportunities to add your company name and logo to. 

Book an appointment with Executive Director, Mike Brittain using  MyCalendly appointment system anytime the rest of December and through January.  Or, if you prefer, you can email or call Mike at mbritt@tstar.net or 830-220-2468 for more information to secure your 2023 opportunity. "We enjoy partnering with our sponsors to assure they receive the most value for their support. Make an appointment to collaborate". Mike Brittain, Executive Director

 CONNECTIONS SPONSORSHIPS

Sold GRAND WELCOME RECEPTION

  Thank You Discover
$10,000
Everybody attends this 2 hour Sunday evening official Welcome to NPECA. Food & Beverage included. Logo'd signage Thank you from the podium Monday morning during Opening Ceremony. Logo'd sponsor panel running throughout Welcome Reception and combined sponsor panel during Monday Opening Ceremony. Thank you on social media (LinkedIn) NPECAgroup. 

SPOUSE/GUEST TOUR

Price $3,000 Sold
Thank You Williams & Williams Law Firm
Includes Lunch, tour guide, tickets for featured stops (if applicable). Spouses and Guests are not just along for the ride. They are great ambassadors of the sponsor who hosts them. Sponsoring company can greet guests and spouses before they depart for their outing and can attend the tour too. Logo's signage in/on transportation mode, thank you mention during outing lunch, logo's signage during conference Opening Ceremony. recognition on the conference program. 


 COFFEE/REFRESHMENT BREAK
3 Refreshment Breaks are scheduled throughout the conference (Monday and Tuesday).
Below are prices for each break and a discounted price for all 3 breaks

$4,000 each or $10,000 for all 3 breaks (Tuesday - final day - the break is actually a continuation of breakfast featuring grab & go hot items and lasts until 10AM)
20-30 minute breaks occur at Opening Session on Monday morning and again during afternoon breakout sessions and Tuesday morning food and beverage run continuous until 10am. Beverages, pastries and healthy options amd treats while connecting with friends and associates. Sponsorship includes signage, rotating sponsor panel on screen at Opening Ceremonies, Thank You announcement from the podium, mention in the program.
Sponsor may supply logo'd napkins at their discretion.


MONDAY BREAKFAST
Price $12,000
Eating and meeting go together. Sponsor Deliverables include sponsor logo's, signage, listing in the program and on conference app, Thank you from the podium, introduction and an opportunity to host the F&B event. Sponsor logo included on sponsor panel rotating display during Monday Opening Ceremony.

MONDAY LUNCH

Price $12,000
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MONDAY BREAKFAST and LUNCH
Price $20,000


NEW MEMBER and FIRST-TIME ATTENDEE RECEPTION Monday
Price:  $6000
New members joining NPECA since last conference are invited to this special welcome from all of our members and board of directors. So that means everyone is able to participate with the focus on the newest members. Sponsor logo'd signage and listing on the program and conference app, thank you from the podium and recognition on social media postings - LinkedIn NPECAgroup.

PRESIDENTS RECEPTION Monday
$12,000
This Grand gala is part one of an evening full of friendship, comradery and connecting. The event is for every member and guest and honors the work of the President of the 2022 NPECA Board of Directors and the work effort to govern and guide the association. The one hour reception provides beverages of all kinds and delightful delicacies prepared especially for NPECA members by the hotel Head Chef. President's Reception sponsor(s) receives logo'd signage, recognition throughout the conference and afterward in weekly "It's Thursday" content, social media, program and from the podium. 

PRESIDENTS BANQUET Monday
Price: $18,000 
Part two of this gala evening is a plated dinner and full service bar and dessert(s) again, honoring the President of the Board of Directors during 2022. Attendees visit and connect. Sponsor benefits from Special logo'd signage, recognition throughout conference and afterward in "It's Thursday" content, social media, listing in program and conference app and thank you from the podium. 

TABLE SPONSOR AT PRESIDENTS BANQUET - Monday
Price:  $1500 per table 
Purchase a table at the Banquet held on the Monday evening, April 24th. Table Sponsorship includes (1) reserved dinner table for (10). Enjoy dinner and entertainment with your invited guests. Multiple tables available.

PRESIDENTS BANQUET ENTERTAINMENT Monday
Price:
TBD

HOSTED HOSPITALITY 
This sponsor opportunity currently reserved.
Price
:
TBD


PAST PRESIDENTS BREAKFAST Tuesday - Private event
Price:  $1200
This is a great and fun event. Former leaders of the NPECA Board of Directors gather to cuss and discuss how conference has changed from their tenure in the leadership role. Bloody Mary's and Mimosa's are on the menu for this event. Sponsor will have logo'd signage and mention from the podium, listed in the program and conference app with post conference mention in content messaging. BONUS - Kate Delaney will be interviewing this stately group for a future episode of Pipeline Podcast. The sponsor that chooses this opportunity would be part of that conversation and recognized during the interview.

BREAKFAST and BREAK Tuesday - all attendees
Price:  $10,000
(Available only if all three breaks Monday and Tuesday have single sponsor [see Coffee/Refreshment Breaks sponsor section above].
Tuesday breakfast is a special sponsor opportunity. Breakfast sandwiches and continental items are available continuously from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. refreshing items to accommodate all of our members. Sponsors receive logo'd signage throughout the morning until breakfast ends plus recognition from the podium, listing in the program and on the conference app plus post-conference appreciation in content messaging. 

 CELEBRATION LUNCHEON - all attendees
Price: $9,000
The Luncheon is to introduce the new leadership of the association and seat the new President and officers and newly elected board members. Treasure Chest drawings and awards of the Grand Prize will be going on during lunch. It's a robust setting for our farewell lunch. Sponsors receive logo'd signage throughout the luncheon, thank you from the podium, listing in the program and conference app and post-conference recognition in content messaging to members 


Section E
N P E C A  SESSION EDUCATION SPONSORSHIP
Price:  $1500 Day Blocks •  $1,000 ea. Individual Session
Credit Sessions Available for sponsorship - all or individual sessions
Payment Sessions available for sponsorship - all or individual sessions


Education: Select Day Blocks or choose to sponsor Individual Sessions. If block sponsor has been filled it is considered 'Closed' to individual session segments. Sponsor logo'd signage in room during session. Sponsor may introduce session speaker or panel but may ot use the podium to sell or promote sponsor services. Logo'd sponsor on conference app and listed in conference program, social media LinkedIn NPECAgroup, Introduced at session and thanked. Option to introduce speakers or panelists to audience.

Sunday
Credit Sessions

       Payments Sessions

Monday
Credit

Payments Sessions Sponsored by


Tuesday
Credit

Payments



Book an appointment with Executive Director, Mike Brittain using  MyCalendly appointment system.  Or, if you prefer, you can email or call Mike at mbritt@tstar.net or 830-220-2468 for more information to secure your 2023 opportunity. "We enjoy partnering with our sponsors to assure they receive the most value for their support. Make an appointment to collaborate". Mike Brittain, Executive Director