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Sponsorship Opportunities

Additional sponsorship and advertising opportunities will be announced shortly. Please contact us with any questions.

Premium Sponsorship Packages

Diamond Sponsor (NEW for 2013!)
Limited to one company per meeting.
$50,000 for Members
$60,000 for Non-members
This premium sponsorship package affords the sponsoring company exclusive brand presence at the Welcome Reception held at an exclusive venue. The Diamond package includes the following benefits:
  • Exclusive brand presence at the Welcome Reception.
    • Reception features branded drink cups with company logo, as well as cocktail napkins with company logo and Community Meeting branded signs on tabletops with exclusive Diamond sponsor logo.
    • Four Community Meeting branded signs with exclusive Diamond Sponsor logo.
    • Opportunity to give a thank you gift to all attendees (provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC).
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display.
    • Option to upgrade reception menu at sponsor’s expense.

  • Vendor Showcase visibility:
    • Includes premier space for 4 booths at the Vendor Showcase. Opportunity to purchase additional booth space at discounted rate.

  • On-site visibility:
    • Seven complimentary meeting registrations (registrants must meet attendance qualifications; includes 2 registrations for Vendor Showcase).
    • Full page advertisement (designed by sponsor) with prime placement in the program guide.
    • Banner ad in meeting Mobile App (with hyperlink to sponsor company website).
    • Opportunity to place a banner in the convention center foyer (note: sponsor will incur additional costs for production and labor).
    • Opportunity to address the main audience (logistics and content to be determined by PCI SSC).
    • Logo in the prime spot on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Opportunity to include one specialty giveaway (provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC) in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Recognition in the meeting mobile app.

  • Pre-event visibility:
    • Logo displayed as Diamond sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Be featured in the ‘Sponsor Highlight’ in three Community Meeting email distributions prior to the event.
Platinum Sponsor
Limited to one company per meeting.
$40,000 for Members
$48,000 for Non-members
This premium package includes an exclusive sponsorship of the Networking Reception held in the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall at the end of the first full day of meetings. The Platinum package includes the following benefits:
  • Exclusive Sponsor at the Networking Reception.
    • Reception features branded drink cups with company logo, as well as cocktail napkins with company logo and Community Meeting branded signs on tabletops with exclusive Platinum sponsor logo.
    • Two Community Meeting branded signs with exclusive Platinum sponsor logo.
    • Opportunity to give a thank you gift to all attendees (all production and presentation costs are the responsibility of the sponsor).
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display.
    • Option to upgrade reception menu at sponsor’s expense.

  • Vendor Showcase visibility:
    • Two booth spaces at the Vendor Showcase. Opportunity to purchase additional booth space at discounted rate.
    • Priority selection of booth location.

  • On-site visibility:
    • Six complimentary meeting registrations (registrants must meet attendance qualifications; includes 2 registrations for Vendor Showcase).
    • Full page advertisement (designed by sponsor) with preferred placement in the program guide.
    • Opportunity to address the main audience (logistics and content to be determined by PCI SSC).
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Opportunity to include one specialty giveaway (to be provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC) in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Recognition in the meeting mobile app.

  • Pre-event visibility:
    • Logo displayed as Platinum sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Be featured in the 'Sponsor Highlight' in two Community Meeting email distributions prior to the event.
Gold Sponsor
Limited to two companies per meeting.
$20,000 for Members
$25,000 for Non-members
Be the exclusive sponsor of a Networking Lunch held in the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall. The Gold package includes the following benefits:

  • Exclusive Sponsor at a Networking Lunch.
    • Two Community Meeting branded signs with Networking Lunch sponsor logo to be placed near catering tables during sponsored lunch.
    • Opportunity to distribute collateral at each lunch table (to be provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC).
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during the sponsored lunch.

  • Vendor Showcase visibility:
    • Priority selection of booth location (booth not included).

  • On-site visibility:
    • Three complimentary meeting registrations (registrants must meet attendance qualifications).
    • Half page ad in the meeting program guide.
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Recognition in the meeting mobile app.

  • Pre-event visibility:
    • Logo displayed as Gold sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Be featured in the 'Sponsor Highlight' in one Community Meeting email distribution prior to the event.
Silver Sponsor
Limited to two companies per meeting.
$15,000 for Members
$20,000 for Non-members
Be the exclusive sponsor of a Networking Breakfast held in the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall. The Silver package includes the following benefits:

  • Exclusive Sponsor at a Networking Breakfast.
    • Two Community Meeting branded signs with Networking Breakfast sponsor logo to be placed near catering tables during sponsored breakfast.
    • Opportunity to distribute collateral at each breakfast table (to be provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC) during the sponsored breakfast.
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during the sponsored breakfast.

  • Vendor Showcase visibility:
    • Priority selection of booth location (booth not included).

  • On-site visibility:
    • Two complimentary meeting registrations (registrants must meet attendance qualifications).
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Recognition in the meeting mobile app.

  • Pre-event visibility:
    • Logo displayed as Silver sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
Bronze Sponsor
Priced for all three breaks*
$10,000 for Members
$15,000 for Non-members
Be the exclusive sponsor of three Networking Breaks* held in the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall. The Bronze package includes the following benefits:

  • Exclusive Sponsor at a Networking Break.
    • Two Community Meeting branded signs with Bronze sponsor logo to be displayed during sponsored breaks.
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during the sponsored breaks.

  • Vendor Showcase visibility:
    • Priority selection of booth location (booth not included).

  • On-site visibility:
    • One complimentary meeting registration (registrants must meet attendance qualifications).
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Recognition in the meeting mobile app.

  • Pre-event visibility:
    • Logo displayed as Bronze sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.

*breaks are available a la carte. Ask PCI SSC for more information.

Community Meeting Partner
$7,500 ($3,000 for existing Vendor Showcase exhibitors) for Members
$10,000 for Non-members
Show your support for PCI Security Standards Council during this very important feedback year, by becoming a Community Meeting Partner. This package includes the following benefits:

  • On-site visibility:
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-pg piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Recognition in the meeting mobile app.

  • Pre-event visibility:
    • Company name displayed as a Community Meeting Partner sponsor on Community Meeting HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor's website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with company logo and a hyperlink to the sponsor's website.
Welcome Kit Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor.
$25,000 for Members
$30,000 for Non-members

Exclusive branding as the Welcome Kit sponsor with your logo appearing on a co-branded portfolio. Put your logo in the hands of every meeting attendee, and keep it there long after the meeting has concluded! This opportunity includes:

  • Company logo displayed prominently on the Welcome Kit along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC).
  • Welcome Kits will be distributed to every attendee at all three Community Meetings in the Attendee Bag* or given directly to attendees at Registration.
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.

*Pending Attendee Bag sponsorship

Attendee Bag Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor.
$20,000 for Members
$25,000 for Non-members

Exclusive branding as the Attendee Bag sponsor, which includes your logo on a convenient, reusable and lightweight tote. Be the first thing attendees see when they arrive at the event. This opportunity includes:

  • Company logo displayed prominently on the Attendee Bag along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC).
  • Bags will be distributed to every attendee at all three Community Meetings.
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Recognition in the meeting mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Wireless Internet Sponsor
Market Price; limited to one sponsor per meeting.

Exclusive branding as the Wireless Internet Sponsor.  Sponsor each attendee’s access to an unlimited and secure wireless internet connection while at the event.  This opportunity includes:

  • Company message (to be approved by PCI SSC) and logo displayed on the main login page of the attendee’s internet browser. 
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage at the event.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Lanyard Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor.
$12,500 for Members
$15,500 for Non-Members

Be a visible presence at the Community Meetings by getting your logo on the badge holder worn by every meeting attendee throughout the event. This opportunity includes:

  • Company logo imprinted on the lanyards along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC).
  • Badges and lanyards are required to be worn at every meeting event at all three Community Meetings.  
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Recognition in the meeting mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Community Meeting Mobile App Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting.
$10,000 for Members
$12,500 for Non-members

Become the exclusive sponsor of the 2013 Community Meeting Mobile App and connect with meeting attendees via their mobile devices with this interactive mobile app. This opportunity includes:

  • Company message (to be approved by PCI SSC) and logo displayed on a splash screen with every login of the app.
  • Company logo and banner advertisements displayed within the app.  
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Note Pad Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor.
$7,500 for Members
$10,000 for Non-members

Be the exclusive Notepad Sponsor at the Community Meetings (notepads not included), by putting your logo in the hands of every attendee present.

  • Sponsor to provide branded notepads (to be approved by PCI SSC) to be included in the Welcome Kit presented to each attendee at registration.
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Pen Sponsor
Limited to one sponsor per meeting.
$5,000 for Members
$7,500 for Non-members

Be the exclusive Pen Sponsor at the Community Meetings (pens not included), by putting your logo in the hands of every attendee present.

  • Sponsor to provide pens (to be approved by PCI SSC) to be included in the Welcome Kit presented to each attendee at registration.
  • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Charging Station
Limited to two sponsors per meeting.
$4,000 for Members
$5,000 for Non-members

Sponsor a laptop and mobile phone charging station at the Community Meeting.

  • Sponsor’s logo will be prominently displayed on the charging station structure.
  • Opportunity to display collateral at the charging station (to be approved by PCI SSC).
  • Station will include electrical outlets (adapters are not provided).
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Boarding Pass Kiosk
Limited to two sponsors per meeting.
$4,000 for Members
$5,000 for Non-members

Sponsor a boarding pass printing kiosk at the Community Meeting.

  • Sponsor’s logo will be prominently displayed on the kiosk.
  • Opportunity to display collateral at the kiosk (to be approved by PCI SSC).
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.
  • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide and on sponsor signage throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
  • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
Vendor Showcase Bingo
Unlimited sponsors; must be an exhibiting Vendor
$1,000 for Members
$1,500 for Non-members

Trade Show Bingo comes to the PCI SSC Vendor Showcase Floor! This opportunity includes:

  • Sponsor logo on the pre-printed bingo card distributed to every attendee in the Welcome Kit.
  • Opportunity to provide prize(s) to the bingo raffle winners (prizes to be provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC).
  • Recognition in the event mobile app.

Advertising Opportunities

Program Guide Ads

Promote your company with an advertisement in our full size, glossy program guide. The program guide is presented to every attendee upon registration and includes all of the important information they need to make the most of their Community Meeting experience. Ad location designated on a first come first served basis.
Full page ad – $2,500 for Members; $3,000 for Non-members
½ page ad – $1,500 for Members; $2,000 for Non-members
¼ page ad – $750 for Members; $1,000 for Non-members
Business card sized ad (1/8th page) – $500 for Members; $750 for Non-members
Vendor Showcase Full Profile ad (1/8th page)- $500 for Members; $750 for Non-members

Mobile App Banner Ads

Put your company brand (or name?) directly in the hands of our meeting attendees in the popular meeting Mobile App. Back for its second year after a very successful premier in 2012, the Mobile App will be the most widely used method of information sharing during the 2013 Community Meetings. Take advantage of its popularity by placing your company advertisement in the Mobile App. Advertising opportunities vary in price and placement. Please contact us for additional details. Options include:

Rotating Banner ads
Ads will appear on the home screen and rotate between all ad purchasers during the specified timeslot. Available in half-day and full-day timeslots. Space is limited to four ads per timeslot.
Half day rotation* - $150 - $400 for Members and $200-$500 for Non-members
Full day rotation* - $300 - $600 for Members and $400-$750 for Non-members
*Price varies depending on day/time.

Agenda banner ads (per session price)
Ads will appear on selected agenda session detail page. Space is limited to one advertiser per session. Price varies depending on session. $500 - $1,000 for Members and $600-$1,200 for Non-members.

Video/Brochure hyperlinked ad
Have a brochure, video or other file you would like to share with the Community Meeting attendees? This ad allows you to hyperlink your banner ad to that file, allowing you to share more information than what will fit on a traditional mobile app banner ad. Locations vary. Prices start at $1,000 for Members and $1,200 for Non-members.