The Sponsorship Mastery Summit
The 5th Annual Sponsorship Mastery Summit will be hosted Sept. 27-29, 2023, at the luxurious JW Marriott Hotel in Chicago. Created as a place for sponsorship marketers to find inspiration, discover new insights and exchange ideas, the Summit is where innovative conversations happen, and meaningful connections are made.
A 2 ½-day, first-class, immersive learning, and networking experience.
This is where the industry comes together to stay on the cutting-edge and shape the future of sponsorship. Attendees represent every aspect of the industry, from rights-holders, sponsors, agencies and vendors to global brands and sporting events, regional music festivals and community celebrations.
Attendees will receive opportunities to:
- Join the Pre-Summit virtual happy hour and get insider tips on how to make the most of their visit to the Windy City.
- Attend the Welcome Reception and mingle with like-minded sponsorship professionals.
- Get access to the Summit app, the one-stop-shop for event info and networking.
- Attend more than 20 sessions and hear 25 industry leaders who were invited specifically to expand your knowledge and skills.
- Book 1-on-1, 15-minute coaching sessions with speakers and SMA board members to get personalized advice.
- Attend an immersive, interactive 2 ½ hour pre-Summit Sponsorship Mastery Training Session.
- Participate in "Talking (Sponsor)Ship" roundtables and expand your professional network.
- Enjoy two plated lunches and breakfast buffets - because good food makes for great conversations!
- Attend the Summit Soiree and Awards Ceremony and celebrate with your peers.
- Join our Sponsorship in Action tour and experience sponsorship from a sponsor's POV.
- Receive post-Summit cliff notes with three key takeaways from every session - so you can put your new knowledge into action right away!
The tough topics, cool trends and innovative ideas we’ll be talking about at the Summit:
- The Changing Media Landscape
- Emerging Technology from AI to the Metaverse
- Purpose Driven Partnerships
- Simple & Transparent Valuation Methods
- Data Driven Decisions Deliver Results
- Mastering the Art & Science of Selling Sponsorship
- Building & Activating Partnerships through DEI
- Cultivate a High-Performance Mindset
- Navigating Economic Conditions
- Embracing Change & Driving Growth
- Finding your Personal Purpose
- Success Metrics and Determining ROI
- Partnerships that Win Hearts & Minds
Rapid keynote presentations, interactive workshops, in-depth fireside conversations.
Industry thought leaders will share revolutionary ideas and insights. Attendees will learn from each other, exchange ideas, share successes & solve real-time challenges during each session.
Please visit https://sponsorshipassociation.com/2023-summit/ for a list of confirmed speakers and the general schedule.
The Sponsorship Mastery Summit is for seasoned-pros and industry newcomers. representing rights-holders, sponsors, agencies, and vendors who serve the industry.
We strive to invite a broad representation of the sponsorship industry on the stage and to the audience.
The attendance is limited to 350 to provide an immersive learning and networking experience.
Please visit https://sponsorshipassociation.com/2023-summit/
to register today and reserve your spot at the Summit!
*Registration closes September 1, 2023, or when all registrations are sold out.
*Sponsorship Marketing Association Members get an exclusive 25% discount.