Overview

Connecting your business with COMMON is a great way to grow awareness and generate leads with IT and Power Systems audiences. Plus, it helps support your customers’ community. Select one way to connect or select several for maximum exposure. Custom opportunities are also available.

If your company is not a Corporate Member of COMMON, you should consider it. Member discounts are extended to booth fees at the Annual Meeting and at the Fall Conference.

For more information on any of these opportunities, contact Wynn Burke at 312.279.0238 or wburke@common.org.

POWERUp18

Marriott Rivercenter | San Antonio, Texas

May 20-23, 2018

Be a part of the largest Power Systems event of the year. With over 1000 attendees, this is the largest gathering of your targeted demographic in one place. Booths and multiple sponsorship opportunities are available.

(Formerly the Annual Meeting and Exposition)

Exposition Dates / Times

May 20: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

May 21: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

May 22: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Email Wynn Burke or call 1.312.279.0238 for assistance.

IT Executive Conference

Marriott Rivercenter | San Antonio, Texas

May 20-21, 2018

This event is specifically for IT Managers and decision-makers. A limited number of promotional opportunities are available. Contact Wynn Burke at 1.312.279.0238 for more information.

Fall Conference & Expo

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

October 15-17, 2018

Do not miss this opportunity to generate leads for your business. Attendees are Power Systems professionals with decision-making or influencing status. All will be in one place in October – Pittsburgh. You need to be there too.

The Fall Expo features a tabletop format, and participation is limited to 42 exhibitors.

Besides exhibiting, there are other promotional opportunities available. Examples include sponsored sessions, on-site advertising and event sponsorship. Email Wynn Burke or call 1.312.279.0238 for more information.

Virtual Conference

Online

2017 Dates: December 12-13

Twice per year, COMMON holds a Virtual Conference. These events draw a large number of registrants as this form of education is conveniently delivered to an attendee’s computer or device. Also, with free registration, both Members and Non-Members attend.

Grow your visibility in the market and promote your product or service by becoming a sponsor.

Two Session Sponsorship – $3600
This option includes two vendor sessions and brand association with the Virtual Conference, including logo inclusion on promotional event emails.

One Session Sponsorship – $1800
One vendor session is included in this option along with brand association with the Virtual Conference.

Up to four spots are available. Obtain the option you want by becoming a sponsor now. To participate, email Wynn Burke or call 1.312.279.0238.

COMMON.CONNECT

COMMON.CONNECT is our organization’s bi-monthly e-magazine. With peer-to-peer based articles, it is a valued source of content for our Members. Advertising in it is a great way to create awareness and reach potential buyers.

Theme: End of Year Wrap-up

Content Due Date: 12/5/17

Publication Date: 12/12/17

Content Due Date: 12/12/17

Publication Date: 1/3/18

Advertising Options and Rates

Inside Cover (Size 8.5″ x 11″) $1500

Full Page (Size 8.5″ x 11″) $1000

Half Page (8.5″ x 5.5″) $500

Promotional content $2500 per article

Full page ad (8.5″ x 11″) included

Premium Listing (Logo plus 100 word description) $750

Email Kim Jones or call 1.312.279.0230 for assistance.

COMMON reserves the right to reject advertising content that does not meet its policies or standards.

COMMON Connector

COMMON Connector is our e-newsletter that is distributed to subscribers, both members and non-members. Distribution is made around the 15th and 30th of each month.

Advertising Options and Rates

Banner Ad – 1 Issue (600×200 px) $500

Banner Ad – 3 Issues (600×200 px) $1250

Sponsored Text (100 words) $500

Email Kim Jones or call 1.312.279.0230 for assistance.

COMMON reserves the right to reject advertising content that does not meet its policies or standards.

Website

With over 75,000 visits in a year, www.common.org is an effective venue in which to reach IT and Power Systems audiences. There are several options available.

Ad Positions, Sizes and Rates

Homepage (275×235 px) $1000 – 1 Month, $2700 – 3 Months

Footer (200×170 px) $500 – 1 Month, $1200 – 3 Months

Sidebar (200×415 px) $500 – 1 Month, $1200 – 3 Months

Sidebar Tall (200×645 px) $600 – 1 Month, $1500 – 3 Months

Sponsored blog posts are also available for $750 each. Content must be relevant to the COMMON audience.

Email Kim Jones or call 1.312.279.0230 for assistance.

COMMON reserves the right to reject advertising content that does not meet its policies or standards.

Online Education

COMMON webcasts are popular as they deliver specific education without the need to travel. There are two options for sponsoring a webcast:

  1. Existing webcast ($1000) – COMMON organizes the speaker and the content with the sponsor recognized at the beginning and end of the webcast
  2. Fully sponsored webcast ($2500) – Sponsor organizes the speaker and the content, which can be commercial in nature

For both options, contact information for registrants that opt-in is provided to the sponsor.

Email Kim Jones or call 1.312.279.0230 for assistance.