Sponsorship Opportunities

With thousands of attendees, Exchange is the perfect opportunity to show your support for the industry and expose your brand to key players.

Share Your Brand With the Grain Industry

GEAPS Exchange is the grain industry’s premier event, bringing grain operations and processing professionals from around the world together each year to network, share knowledge and find operations solutions. It’s a great opportunity to share your brand with the industry! GEAPS offers a flexible sponsorship program so you are able to get the most brand exposure out of your marketing budget. Whether you plan on being the exclusive sponsor for the Exchange Mobile App, or want to generously provide lunch for attendees, you can pick the options that match your goals.

Select Your Sponsorship Items

All sponsorship commitments will be submitted online. You will be able to browse opportunities and secure your sponsorship items all in the same place. They will add up to a dollar amount to place your company in the desired sponsorship level.  

GEAPS Exchange Mobile App

$10,000 (1 available)
Feature your company logo on the Mobile App home page and other promotional materials

Conference Wi-Fi

$8,000 (1 available)
Feature your company logo through out the Convention center for wifi information as well as promotional materials for show information

Lanyards - SOLD OUT

$8,000 (1 available)
Feature your company logo along with GEAPS logo on show lanyards to be handed out at registration to over 2,000 attendees

Host Hotel Key Cards - SOLD OUT

$5,000 (1 available)
Company logo represented on the key cards at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown

Show Notepads

$2,500 (2 available)
Notepads will be available for all attendees at registration for show information. Company Logo will be represented on the notepad

Pens

$4,000 (1 available)
Company Logo on show pens to be available to all registered attendees

Registration Platform

$7,500 (1 available)
Company logo present on the homepage of the registration site and on registration confirmations

Registration Onsite Kiosk

$5,500 (1 available)
Company logo present on all the registration self service kiosks in the registration lobby

Fun Run

$650 (2 available)
Sponsor the early morning run by encouraging wellness to the attendees. Company logo will be present on maps and event signage

Exchange Event Email

$1,000 (5 available)
Company logo represented in one day’s program email

Directional Signage

$750 (6 available)
Company logo represented on signage directing attendees to events throughout the convention center

Show Swag Bag - SOLD OUT

$6,000 (1 available)
Company logo represented on swag bags made available to all attendees

Hand Sanitizers - SOLD OUT

$1,500 (2 available)
Company logo displayed on the individual hand sanitizers handed out at registration or company can send their own branded hand sanitizers

Past President's Lunch - SOLD OUT

$4,500 (1 available)

Company logo on invitations as well as event signage at this private event

Interactive Online Floor Plan Banner Ads

$1,000 (3 available)

Have your company logo featured on the mobile app in the floorplan banner ads

Photography Sponsor

$4,000 (1 available)

Have your company logo featured on the Flickr account where show photos will be shared

Student Day

$2,000 (2 available)

Have your company logo represented on event signage and event promotions

Leadership Breakfast

$2,000 (2 available)
Have your company logo represented on event signage

Wake-Up Stations

$2,500 (4 available)
Sponsor the breakfast before education sessions begin. Company logo displayed on event signage

Innovation Stations

$2,000 (4 available)
Company logo displayed on hanging sign above the Innovation Station

Closing Session

$2,000 (2 available)
Final session of the conference to close out the events. Company logo represented at the closing session.

Ed Session Energy Break

$1,500 (6 available)
Company logo represented at the break in between education sessions

Education Sessions

$1,500 (12 available)
Sponsor an education session. Company logo will be present at a session and company recognized before session begins.

Keynote Presentation

$5,500 (1 available)
New this year! Start off the conference with a special presentation from a keynote speaker. Sponsor will be presented on the screen, announced at the beginning of the session and logo represented on signage

Idea Exchange

$750 (6 available)
Company logo represented on the screens and signage at the event

Expo Lounge

$4,000 (4 available)
Company logo on hanging sign above the lounges and on the cocktail tables throughout the lounge

Expo Hall Water Stations - SOLD OUT

$3,000 (3 available)
Company logo on cups set at the water stations throughout the expo hall

Expo Refreshment Breaks - SOLD OUT

$2,000 (4 available)
Company logo on sigange at one of the refreshment breaks

Exhibitor Set-Up Refreshments

$2,000 (2 available)
Company logo on signage during set-up

"Lunch On Us"

$800/exhibitor $1,000/non-exhibitor (unlimited amount)
Each attendee registered under the sponsoring company gets a blinkie button to identify sponsorship

"You are Here" Signs - SOLD OUT

$600 (3 available)
Company logo represented on floorplans throughout the hall to help attendees navigate the tradeshow floor

Get-Acquainted Party - SOLD OUT

$4,500 (2 available)
GEAPS Exchange’s largest social event. Held as the kick-off event. Have your company logo represented on signage at the event

Welcome Reception

$3,000 (4 available)
Event in the expo hall after the first day of the tradeshow. Company logo on signage at the event

Closing Reception

$1,500 (3 available)
New this year! Company logo represented on signage during event and promo materials

Chapter Cornhole Tournament

$500 (unlimited amount)
New this year! Company logo represented on signage at event

Sponsorship Benefits

Sponsoring companies will receive the following benefits based on their level of sponsorship which is determined by the total dollar amount of the combined sponsorship items purchased. 

Sponsorship Policies

Opportunity Availability
Past sponsors will have a preview before the program launches to the larger audience. Moving forward, sponsorships will be awarded based on first-come, first-serve. 

Sponsorship Agreement
By submitting the online commitment, sponsoring company agrees to pay the sponsorship total. Payments can be made by credit card at time of checkout or by check by selecting pay later. 

All recognition of sponsorship is the responsibility of the Grain Elevator and Processing Society, as outlined in the corresponding list of benefits by level. GEAPS is willing to entertain proposals for in-kind sponsorships. 

Cancellations and refunds are available only if recognition benefits have not been accrued.

Need inspiration or have questions about sponsorship?

Contact Brittany Labatt at sponsorship@geaps.com or (763) 999-4300.

What Others Are Saying About Sponsorship

“There is no other gathering like GEAPS Exchange for the grain industry. To have so many current and potential customers in one venue is so valuable to us. We want attendees to be thinking about Hi Roller.”
MIKE SPILLUM

AGI Hi Roller

“Our sponsorship keeps our name in front of the industry, and helps us attract potential customers and employee candidates.”
GENE LOFFLER

Louis Dreyfus Company

How far will your sponsorship reach?

How to Sponsor GEAPS Exchange 2022

    • Check out the sponsorship brochure Review the benefits that go along with each level. Decide which level will give your company the most recognition to match your marketing goals.
    • Login online If you do not have a user login for the website, you will have to create one.
    • Once logged in, don’t forget to select “Register Myself.”
    • Add the items you want to sponsor to your cart. Once this is done a yellow box will appear near the option saying “In Itinerary” confirming your selection.
    • Check out  by selecting pay now or pay later. If you choose to pay later, it will require a purchase order (PO) number. You can provide one or simply sign your name.
    • Enjoy your sponsorship Get your confirmation and begin to enjoy the recognition and benefits that come with your sponsorship commitment.
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