Event Marketing Opportunities

Share This: Mail In Google plus

Maximize your visibility at Cisco Live 2014. Event Marketing Opportunities include a wide range of offerings to raise the return on your investment in Cisco Live 2014 and the World of Solutions Expo. These high-visibility opportunities will provide additional exposure for your company and products.

Most Event Marketing Opportunities are limited to a single partner company and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you complete and submit your application and payment, the more likely you are to secure your ideal Event Marketing Opportunities.

The Cisco Live Team is always developing new 2014 Event Marketing Opportunities, so check this page frequently to see a current list of offerings. If you have an idea for a customized Event Marketing Opportunity, contact Wendy Anderson to determine how we can work together to meet your company’s goals.

Virtual Event Marketing Opportunities are also available.

Exhibit Now

Aisle Carpet Logos

emo-carpet

Create awareness and visibility by displaying your company logo and booth number on the trade show floor entrance, right next to the Cisco Live logo.

Availability: (4) 5′ x 5′ call for pricing.
(2) 10′ x 5′
(10) Beginning of the Aisle, 6′ x 2′

Production Responsibility: Logo in eps format

Deadline: April 10, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Banner Ad on Cisco Live Registration/Login Page

There is no better way to get every attendee’s attention than a banner ad on the Cisco Live “Registration / Login” page. This is the page where all attendees register for the conference and is the page they log into after they have registered to access their account and schedule.

  • Over 20,000 page views per month

Availability: 3 Opportunities, call for pricing.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide 163px x 102px banner ad.

Deadline: April 9, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Billboards

Promote your brand and activate your booth with strategically placed, double-sided billboard signs. Attendees will not miss these large 6-foot by 2-foot signs placed in high traffic areas. Over 20,000 attendees will see your message each day. These billboards are made of green materials and will be recycled at the close of the show. Content is subject to Cisco approval; locations are first come, first served. Exhibitors must provide production ready art files.

Availability: Multiple opportunities, call for pricing information. First-come first-served for location placement.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide production ready art files.

Deadline: April 3, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sold Out
Shuttle Bus Wrap

Sponsor the Cisco Live shuttle bus banners, and make your message mobile. You design it and Cisco Live produces your banners for 4 shuttle buses. Ensure that every attendee using the shuttle service to and from the San Francisco hotels and Cisco Live takes note of your company brand. You can also design headrests for each bus seat and have your video running on the bus. It’s a great way for attendees to see and hear your message.

Availability: Exclusive, call for pricing information.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide design with specs provided.

Deadline: April 1, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Closing Keynote Sponsorship

Leave a lasting impression with attendees. Sponsorship includes:

  • acknowledgment on the website
  • acknowledgement on the mobile app as the sponsor of the closing keynote,
  • logo in housekeeping notes promoting speaker all week long,
  • logo in email communication promoting closing Keynote,
  • acknowledgement on digital signage and all promotion of the closing Keynote.

Availability: Exclusive, call for pricing information.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo in specified format.

Deadline: April 1, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sponsor the Customer Appreciation Event

HEADLINER Sponsorship: Imagine Dragons

ImagineDragons

There is no better way for attendees to remember your company than by being the HEADLINER: Imagine Dragons  Band Sponsor. Help celebrate Cisco Live’s 25th Anniversary at the Customer Appreciation Event at AT&T park on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 7:30 pm-11:00 pm. As the HEADLINE sponsor, you will partner with us in inviting attendees to unwind and listen to fantastic music by a Grammy Award winning band, and indulge in delicious food and beverages:

Specific Benefits Related to this sponsorship:

  • VIP Suite on Club level with great concert view to accommodate 100 invites (all invited guest must already have access credentials to the CAE in order to get to your suite) Network and build relationships with your most important customers and prospects
    • Food and beverages (upgraded wine and beer)
    • Comfortable seating, includes outdoor seating with premiere views of the concert stage.
    • Plasma TVs (Streaming the concert and sponsors logos looping).
    • Signage with logo outside the suite
    • Lanyards to hand out to customers for entrance
    • Security at each elevator and entry point to check lanyards
  • Jumbotrons with sponsor logo flanking HEADLINER: Imagine Dragons band stage
  • Exclusive ANC Digital Signage around the ballpark
  • Co-branded large physical banner at entrance of party, thanking our HEADLINER: Imagine Dragons sponsor
  • Meet and Greet with the HEADLINER: Imagine Dragons Band (limited number of people)
  • Private Shuttle to take your guests the party and back again
  • Sponsor Logo on Center Screen of Digital Concession Signage
  • Four double-sided billboards signs, 6-foot by 2-foot strategically placed around concourse.
  • Recognition as HEADLINER: Imagine Dragons band sponsor on website

SOULFUL Sponsorship: Lenny Kravitz

LennyKravitz

Be the SOULFUL: Lenny Kravitz Band Sponsor and help celebrate Cisco Live’s 25th Anniversary at the Customer Appreciation Event – AT&T park on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 7:30 pm-11:00 pm. As the SOULFUL band sponsor, you will partner with us in inviting attendees to unwind and listen to fantastic music by an amazingly soulful musician, and indulge in delicious food and beverages:

Specific Benefits Related to this sponsorship:

  • VIP Suite (Salesforce Champion Suite) with concert view to accommodate 30 guests (all invited guest must already have access credentials to the CAE in order to get to your suite) Network and build relationships with your most important customers and prospects
    • Food and beverages (upgraded wine and beer)
    • Comfortable seating, includes outdoor seating with premiere views of the concert stage.
    • Plasma TVs (Streaming the concert and sponsors logos looping).
    • Signage with logo outside the suite
    • Lanyards to hand out to customers for entrance
    • Security at each elevator and entry point to check lanyards
  • Jumbotrons with sponsor logo flanking Lenny Kravitz stage
  • Prominent branding at event with Dug Out banner
  • Meet and Greet with the Lenny Kravitz (limited number of people)
  • Private Shuttle to take your guests the party and back again
  • Sponsor Logo on Center Screen of Digital Concession Signage
  • Two double-sided billboards signs, 6-foot by 2-foot strategically placed around concourse.
  • Recognition as SOULFUL: Lenny Kravitz band sponsor on website

Sold Out
Groupies Sponsorship:

Help celebrate Cisco Live’s 25th Anniversary at the Customer Appreciation Event – AT&T park on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 7:30 pm-11:00 pm. As the Groupies sponsor, you will partner with us in inviting attendees to unwind, enjoy the music and indulge in delicious food and beverages:

Specific Benefits Related to this sponsorship:

  • VIP Suite (Tony Bennett Suite) with concert view to accommodate 30 guests (all invited guest must already have access credentials to the CAE in order to get to your suite) Network and build relationships with your most important customers and prospects
    • Food and beverages (upgraded wine and beer)
    • Comfortable seating, includes outdoor seating with premiere views of the concert stage.
    • Plasma TVs (Streaming the concert and sponsors logos looping).
    • Signage with logo outside the suite
    • Lanyards to hand out to customers for entrance
    • Security at each elevator and entry point to check lanyards
  • Prominent branding at event with Dug Out banner
  • Sponsor Logo on Center Screen of Digital Concession Signage
  • Two double-sided billboards signs, 6-foot by 2-foot strategically placed around concourse.
  • Recognition Customer Appreciation sponsor on website

VIP Suites:

Help celebrate Cisco Live’s 25th Anniversary at the Customer Appreciation Event – AT&T park on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 7:30 pm-11:00 pm. Network and build relationships with your most important customers and prospects by inviting them to enjoy the party in your private suite. VIP Suite with concert view to accommodate 20 guests (all invited guest must already have access credentials to the CAE in order to get to your suite)

Includes:

  • Food and beverages
  • Comfortable seating, includes outdoor seating with premiere views of the concert stage.
  • Plasma TVs (Streaming the concert and sponsors logos looping).
  • Signage with logo outside the suite
  • Lanyards to hand out to customers for entrance
  • Security at each elevator and entry point to check lanyards

Availability: Exclusive, call for pricing information.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo in specified format.

Deadline: April 1, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sold Out
Certification Testing Center Sponsorship

Certification Testing is a primary motivator for Cisco customers to attend Cisco Live. The Testing Center will serve more than 2500 highly engaged attendees. Great for branding as well as thought leadership, this high-profile area generates buzz during and after the event. As a Certification Testing Center Sponsor, you will have a table outside the testing center for your handouts. Your organization will also have the opportunity to provide a screen saver that will run on each workstation in the Testing Center throughout Cisco Live 2014. In addition, Cisco will produce a banner with your company logo to be featured in the Testing Center room. Sponsor is responsible for providing the screen saver and flyer or postcard, which must be approved by Cisco. A representative from the sponsor team must attendee the Testing Center mandatory onsite training meeting.

Availability: Exclusive, call for pricing information.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo file

Deadline: March 10, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sold Out
Charging Valet Station

Need some juice? Valet charging stations allow attendees to conveniently charge their cell phones and digital devices. The station will prominently display the sponsoring company’s logo.

Inclusions:

  • One ambassador to staff valet station for 8 hours
  • One check-in table and bookcase
  • Electrical power for plug-ins
  • Power accessories with multi-phone/hand device tips per cubby
  • One double-sided meter board sign
  • Location to be determined by show management

Schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8am — 5pm

Availability: Exclusive, call for pricing

Production Responsibility: Logo in eps format

Deadline: April 10, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

New: Cisco Live Scavenger Hunt

Be a part of our most popular contest of 2013. When more than 25,000 attendees gather for the 25th Anniversary of Cisco Live, one of their activities will be a scavenger hunt contest. The hunt takes place during Cisco Live May 18-22, and attendees take photos in various locations and then post on Twitter or Instagram for points towards daily and a Grand prize. Your booth will be one of those locations. Drive attendees to your booth to take a fun, interesting photo that is sure to be noticed.

The most retweeted Scavenger Hunt photo from 2013

The most retweeted Scavenger Hunt photo from 2013

  • Create a small area in your booth for attendees to take pictures.
  • Include fun props and have logo placement in the photo.
  • Get great exposure for your company in social media, uploaded by attendees
  • The more fun and interesting the photo, the more buzz they create
  • Cisco promotes your company logo and booth location in the game promotions on
    i. Facebook
    ii. Twitter
    ii. Cisco Live website
    iv. Flyers distributed from the Social Media Hub

Availability: 10 Opportunities, call for pricing.

Production Responsibility: Area in booth for pictures to include your logo.

Deadline: April 9, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Conference Pen Sponsorship

(Inserted in Official Conference Bag)

Take this opportunity to be in the hands of each attendee throughout the conference. Providing unlimited impressions, your pen will be included in every conference bag. This useful item provides branding exposure throughout all four days of Cisco Live 2014 and beyond.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to produce conference pen with logo. Sample must be pre-approved before your production begins.

Deadline: April 1, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Directional Footprints

(optional shapes available)

Direct attendees to your booth as soon as they set foot in the trade show. Colorful decals with your company name and booth number will be affixed to the floor showing attendees the way to get to your booth.

Availability: Four available of 30 prints each, call for pricing information

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo in specific format with booth number

Deadline: April 11, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Get in the Bag!

(Collateral Inserted in Official Conference Bag)

Each year Cisco Live attendees look forward to receiving the official conference bag upon arrival. Don’t miss the opportunity to extend your brand by including an informative collateral piece or item in the official Cisco Live 2014 attendee bag. Prior pieces have included notepads, CDs and DVDs.

Call for pricing

Availability: 4 separate opportunities – 1 item per company

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to produce their own collateral or giveaway. All items must be approved by Cisco Live management prior to shipping on site.

Deadline: April 7, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sold Out
IT Management Sponsorship

Cisco Live’s IT Management program is designed to help attendees with a foot in both the IT and business worlds. It offers a mix of business and technical sessions in an interactive forum that can help find answers to the biggest questions facing today’s IT leaders.

The IT Management program consists of content sessions, peer interaction, and how to implement the many technology shifts facing IT organizations. Sponsorship of this program is a great way to get in front of over 400 senior and middle levels IT leaders. Here’s how:

Speaking/Presentation (pick one)

  • Bring a customer to present
  • Table topic lunch facilitators (Sponsor can select topic and passes will be provided for facilitators)

Marketing/Branding (pick one)

  • Lounge Sponsorship – design includes signage, website callout, display pod, and the option for a drawing and/or giveaway
  • Reception Sponsor – includes signage, website call out, short welcome address, and the option for a drawing and/or giveaway

Included in Sponsorship:

  • A description featuring your company and messaging included on the event website
  • 3 customer complimentary registrations to invite customers and 2 complimentary sponsor registrations
  • Your company logo displayed on digital signage throughout the conference
  • Your logo, contact information, and company link included in the post-show thank-you email
  • The final attendee list including attendee names, titles, contact information and companies of those that opt-in to receive sponsor information

Availability: Exclusive Opportunity, Call for Pricing.

Deadline: March 15, 2013

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sold Out
Lanyards

Attendees receive an official Cisco Live 2014 Lanyard when they pick up their badge in the registration area. As the Lanyard Sponsor your company logo will be featured along with Cisco’s on the lanyard. This opportunity is exclusive to one exhibitor in addition to Cisco.

Availability: Exclusive Opportunity, call for pricing.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo file.

Deadline: January 7, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Lumbar Pillows

emo-pillow

Help attendees prevent and relieve lower back pain. A lumbar pillow can work wonders to prevent and relieve lower back pain by making posture just right. Your logo will appear on pillows placed in the session of your choice. Attendees can take your logoed pillow with them to keep their lumbar region healthy and your company on their mind.

Description/Inclusions:

  • (100) Lumbar Pillow with straps, available in two-tone colors
  • Includes one color one location silk screen imprint

Availability: Exclusive, call for pricing.

Production Responsibility: Logo in eps format.

Deadline: April 10, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Massage Station

emo-massage

Conference attendees will be thanking you after they receive a thorough treatment by professional massage providers, courtesy of you. Massage reduces foot and leg pain from walking through the large convention center. Your company will be provided with signage around the massage area: include your logo and booth number so they can come thank you.

Inclusions:

  • Six licensed massage therapists with matching professional massaging chairs in white polo and tan pants for 5 hours per day (sponsor has option to supply therapists with different shirts or attire with company’s logos)
  • One 22 x 28 easel sign with chrome stand per station of six massage chairs
  • Location to be determined by show management

Schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday, 11am — 4pm

Availability: Exclusive, call for pricing.

Production Responsibility: Logo in eps format.

Deadline: April 27, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

New: On-site Banner Opportunities

Organizations looking for additional opportunities to brand their company, product or service, at Cisco Live should review the Cisco Live Banner Tool for a variety of options in prominent locations. Get your company message in front of over 20,000 attendees.

Availability: Multiple Opportunities, Call for Pricing.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide pre-approved printer-ready art based on specifications, Cisco Live to produce and place.

Deadline: April 3, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Pre-Show and Post-Show Mailing

Mail to confirmed conference registrants before and after the event through a Cisco-designated, third-party bonded mail house.

Availability: Multiple Opportunities, call for pricing

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide content for approval

Deadline: Pre-show: April 18, 2014; post-show: June 2, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sold Out
Pub Crawl (available only for 10×20 and 10×10 Exhibitors)

emo-pub-crawl

Tuesday Night Pub Crawl Sponsorship – This very popular traffic builder opportunity is available exclusively to linear booth exhibitors (10 x 10, 10 x 20 and 10 x 30 only). The pub crawl will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening in the expo. Delegates who choose to participate will visit sponsoring booths for a special local microbrew in your booth. Beer count is based on a limited quantity. If the beer inventory runs out, participating companies have the opportunity to replenish it at their own expense. Participating companies will be included in a postcard handout to attendees with information about the pub crawl. This event will be highlighted on the conference website, in the mobile application and onsite signage.

Availability: Multiple Opportunities, call for pricing.

Production Responsibility: Logo in eps format.

Deadline: April 1, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sold Out
Recovery Station

emo-nsaid

Attendees will really appreciate your sponsorship of the hangover recovery stations the morning after the Customer Appreciation event.

Inclusions:

  • Hosted hangover recovery station located in lounge
  • Logo containers filled with individual Tylenol, Advil, Alka Seltzer, Pepto Bismol, Emergen-C, breath mint packets
  • Beverages provided: Vita Water, coconut milk, Gatorade, Dr Pepper, ginger ale, V8 juice, Bloody Mary mix, bottled water, and water cooler
  • One double-sided meter board sponsor sign

Schedule:

  • Thursday, 7am — 9am

Availability: Exclusive, call for pricing.

Production Responsibility: Logo in eps format.

Deadline: March 10, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Solutions Theater located in the Cisco Campus

New this year: Due to high demand we have added an additional theater. We now have two Solution Theaters!  Engage and educate Cisco Live attendees with a speaking session in the Partner Solutions Theater within the main Cisco campus. Prior to the event, your session will be featured with title and description on the Cisco Live conference scheduler. On site, your session will be highlighted on signage in the theater area. This is an opportunity to engage groups of loyal Cisco customers and is the ideal platform for education and thought leadership. Sessions last 15 minutes, actual speaking time approximately 10 minutes.

Availability: Multiple Opportunities, call for pricing information.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide content for approval.

Deadline: February 20, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Video Display Network

Develop your message for the Video Display Network, displayed on over 40 monitors. You can include a PowerPoint still or a 30- or 60-second video that will run continuously during all conference hours over Cisco Live video streams.

  • Logo and Text
  • 30-second video
  • 60-second video

Availability: Limited Availability, call for pricing information.

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo with text, 30-second, 60-second video.

Deadline: April 11, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Sold Out
VJ Sponsorship

Located at the entrance to the World of Solutions where each participant walks by, the VJ plays songs and videos to get the energy going while the World of Solutions is open for attendees. Use the VJ stage for your signage and messaging. The DJ can announce a message at the opening of the World of Solutions each day to send traffic to your booth, perhaps a special giveaway or product announcement (messages to be approved by Cisco Live management).

Availability: Exclusive

Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide production ready art files for signage and messaging in writing for DJ announcements at each opening day.

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Water Cooler Sponsorship

Support our commitment to being green by sponsoring multiple water coolers placed in high traffic areas where all attendees are sure to see your logo. Cisco Live will save 40,000 plastic water bottles by offering biodegradable cups and water coolers at the 2014 conference. Join the effort and align your brand to our green commitment by transforming a water cooler into an effective high visibility billboard.

Availability: Exclusive Opportunity, call for pricing information.

Production Responsibility: Sponsors to provide logo

Deadline: April 12, 2014

Return to Top

Exhibit Now

Diamond Sponsors

EMC Intel NetApp Statseeker

Emerald and Platinum Sponsors

F5 NetScout VMware
Citrix Compuware Gigamon Ixia Network Instruments
Panduit Samsung VCE

John Chambers Invite

John Chambers, Chairman and CEO invites you to join us at Cisco Live US 2014, San Francisco, California, May 18-22, 2014.

close