Beyond Your Booth

Don’t just show up – make an impact!

Sponsorships give your company the chance to go beyond simply being there. With your brand front and center, you’ll create a lasting impression that sticks with attendees long after the convention is over.

Level sponsorship packages offer the biggest bang for your buck with valuable perks at both levels.

A la Carte Sponsorship Opportunities

Your powerful presence will echo through every phase of the event – before, during, and after.

“perk up with (your company)” booth coffee bar
$3,000

Opportunity to serve coffee (240 cups) and flavored syrups at your booth or a station in the Midway Exhibit Hall during a morning break. While quantities last; no onsite ordering. Custom coffee sleeves with your logo. Table sign placed at your booth first thing in the morning, visible for attendees to come back during your sponsored break. Meeting app push notification and social post. Deadline to reserve August 30, 2024.

oktoberfest beer steins
$2,000

Your logo prominently displayed on one side of all souvenir beer steins that will be used by attendees during Oktoberfest! A high-visibility sponsorship! Quantity of 1,000. Table sign placed at your booth Thursday morning. Limited to 1; Deadline to reserve August 30, 2024.

oktoberfest puppy garten
$3,000

MCDC is partnering with the APA for 2.5 hours of puppy play time during Oktoberfest! Attendees will have the opportunity to cuddle up with rescue puppies in the exhibit hall. Table sign placed at your booth on Thursday morning, visible for attendees. Meeting app push notification. Limited to 1; Deadline to reserve August 30, 2024.

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT E-BLAST
$800

Send an email to 3,000+ dental professionals; registered attendees, past attendees, and member dentists, prior to MCDC telling them about your presence at Mid-Continent. Include text, images, booth number, logo and link to your site. Limited availability; Deadline August 30, 2024. View sample

BANNER to the midway
EXCLUSIVE $1,500

A highly-visible, double-sided 7’ x 3.5’ half-circle banner opportunity on both sides of the archway to the Midway or toward the Ballrooms. This prime real estate ensures your brand or message will be front and center as attendees flow between event spaces. Limited to 1; Deadline September 30, 2024.

ONSITE ATTENDEE GUIDE
EXCLUSIVE $3,000

Be the only sponsor for our Onsite Guide for attendees to find maps, information, exhibitor list, lunch options and more. You company logo will be featured on the front page and a full page ad will be on the back cover. Limited to 1; Deadline September 30, 2024. View sample

ATTENDEE CONFIRMATION EMAIL
EXCLUSIVE $1,500

Your company’s banner image will be exclusively featured at the bottom of every attendee confirmation email. Banner image will link to your website. Registration opens late June. You’ll reach registered attendees daily for four months prior to convention. Limited to 1. Deadline May 30, 2024. View sample

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION PACKET INSERT
$550

Mail all registered attendees your direct marketing piece three weeks prior to Mid-Continent. Show off a new product, announce a drawing or special and invite attendees to your booth. While other exhibitors are still hoping to get noticed, you’ll already be a familiar name. Deadline September 23, 2024; Limited availability.

ATTENDEE BADGE LANYARD
EXCLUSIVE $1,500

This striking and memorable opportunity will place your company logo on the lanyards worn by all attendees at MCDC. This is a great way to have your company’s brand seen by all participants throughout the entire event. You’ll receive one social post announcing your sponsorship. Deadline August 30, 2024; Limited to 1. (sponsor responsible for production and shipping)

ELEVATOR BANNER
EXCLUSIVE $2,000

Now this is a banner! Make a massive impression with this 7’ x 12’ banner on the back of the Ballroom elevator. Attendees will see your message all day long, both days – make it unforgettable. Limited to 1; Deadline September 30, 2024. View sample

VIP EXHIBITOR SUITE
$500 per day

Reserve your own spot for talking privately with customers. Invite your special clients or close important deals. Space for up to 22 people. Two rooms available – The Switchman and Red-Caps. You also have the option to purchase food and drinks. Limited to 2; Deadline September 30, 2024.

PENS
$2,000

Your company pens will be placed in all attendee tote bags, in lecture rooms and around all convention areas. Pens to be supplied by company. Limited to 1. Deadline to reserve sponsorship August 30, 2024.

FROZEN CUSTARD STAND
$3,500

Opportunity to serve Ted Drewes ice cream at your booth during attendee lunch time. Quantities limited, no onsite order ordering. Table sign placed at your booth on Thursday morning, visible for attendees Thursday and Friday morning to come back during your sponsorship. Limited to 2; Deadline to reserve August 30, 2024.

oktoberfest booth bar
$2,000

Host beer, wine or seltzers at your booth during Oktoberfest! Table sign placed at your booth Thursday morning. Acknowledged in onsite guide. Quantity 150, opportunity to purchase multiple packages. No onsite ordering. Deadline to reserve August 30, 2024.

WIFI
EXCLUSIVE $2,500

Help all attendees get connected as the Official WiFi sponsor. WiFi access areas will include all of the convention public areas, Exhibit Hall and meeting rooms. Sponsor name featured as login password and on landing page. Acknowledged in meeting app email announcement and onsite guide. Limited to 1; Deadline August 30, 2024.

RESTROOM MIRROR CLINGS
EXCLUSIVE $1,500

You’ve got a truly captive audience right there in the restroom. While they’re sudsing up and getting ready to head back out for more learning, their eyes are bound to wander. It’s a surefire way to get noticed. Clings in all restrooms both days of the convention. You’ll receive 16, 10″ x 10″ clings. Limited to 1; Deadline August 30, 2024.

MEETING APP
EXCLUSIVE $2,500

Put yourself in the hands of the attendees before, during & after the convention. Your banner will be on EVERY page and link to your site. You’ll also receive one exclusive social post and email. The meeting app is free and easy to use. Limited to 1; Deadline August 15, 2024.

TOTE BAG SPONSOR
EXCLUSIVE $1,500

Every attendee wants one and every attendee uses one. Get your logo on attendee tote bags and be seen on everyone’s arm and in all the pictures. An incredible opportunity! Limited to 1 (sponsor responsible for production and shipping). You’ll receive one social post announcing your sponsorship. Deadline to reserve sponsorship August 30, 2024.

REGISTRATION BOOK AD
$850 // $1,500 back cover (EXCLUSIVE)

The Registration Book is mailed to 12,000 dental professionals, emailed to thousands of people and is visible on our convention website. This is the biggest advertising opportunity we offer all year. $850 half page; Limited availability. $1,500 for back cover. Deadline to reserve your spot May 13, 2024. View sample

SPEAKER VIP LOUNGE
$1,000 PER DAY

Sponsor the VIP room for our most important event attendees – speakers, VIP dentists, and scouts. Food and drink is provided daily and lunch is also served. Access for two representatives is included. Limited to 2. Deadline September 30, 2024.

ATTENDEE BADGES
$1,500

Your full color company logo and booth number will be printed on ALL of the attendee badges. Your company name will be highly visible to all attendees throughout both days of the show, as badges are required for entry to all events. Limited to 1; Deadline August 15, 2024.

YOGA MATS
$250

Our two yoga courses will be presented by Dr. Beth Burns and sell out every year. Your company logo will be exclusively featured, and attendees will take the mats to use in the future. Limited to 1. (sponsor responsible for production and shipping) Deadline August 30, 2024.

NOTEPADS
$2,000

Your company notepads will be placed in all attendee tote bags, in lecture rooms and around all convention areas. Notepads to be supplied by company. Limited to 1. Deadline to reserve sponsorship August 30, 2024.

“(your company)’s afternoon grind” coffee booth bar
$3,000

Opportunity to serve coffee (240 cups) and flavored syrups at your booth or at a station in the Midway Exhibit Hall during an afternoon break. . While quantities last; no onsite ordering. Custom coffee sleeves with your logo. Table sign placed at your booth first thing in the morning, visible for attendees to come back during your sponsored break. Meeting app push notification and social post. Coffee stations to be placed outside classrooms. Deadline to reserve August 30, 2024.

oktoberfest beer stein holding competition
$200 per competitor

Sponsor a MCDC contestant, attendee or your rep, at the Oktoberfest Stein Holding Competition! Contestants will receive a t-shirt with sponsor logo. Table sign placed at your booth Thursday morning. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive cash prizes. Meeting app push notification of contest and winner’s name and their sponsors. Deadline to reserve August 30, 2024.