LANDSCAPES 2020

(Held in conjunction with the GIE+EXPO)

October 20-23, 2020 — Louisville, Kentucky

In October, they arrive — business leaders, buyers, dealers, decision makers, and press — intent on making decisions that define the next year for their companies.

Held in conjunction with the industry's largest indoor and outdoor tradeshow, GIE+EXPO, Landscapes is the premier educational and networking event for green industry professionals. Attendees look forward to the diverse educational tracks and the various networking events, where they form lasting relationships, learn best practices, and discuss the latest products and services that the industry has to offer.

You can't afford to miss this opportunity to reach approximately 1,200-1,500 decision makers in the green industry — your prime audience — all hungry to learn about the latest innovations and services the green industry has to offer.

All sponsors* will receive:
  • Recognition in the event brochure and pocket program
  • Promotion on National Association of Landscape Professionals' Web site
  • An Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
Platinum, Gold & Silver Sponsors also receive:
  • Recognition in the graphics used at National Association of Landscape Professionals' registration areas
  • Logo in The Landscape Professional magazine event promotions
  • Logo and a hyperlink to sponsors' Web sites in blast email event promotions
  • Verbal and multimedia recognition at Newcomer's Rally
  • Verbal and multimedia recognition at National Association of Landscape Professionals Kickoff event
  • Recognition in National Association of Landscape Professionals press releases that are distributed to industry trade press
  • NEW! Opportunity to upgrade sponsorship by purchasing any giveaway sponsorship (listed below) at 20% off listed prices

Platinum Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $85,000 
(NEW! Includes Sponsorship of Welcome Reception)

  • ALL benefits in box above, PLUS:
  • Recognition in ALL additional marketing materials that promote the conference
  • Introduction and three minutes speaking time at the keynote address
  • Promotion as the Platinum Sponsor on the cover of the promotional event brochure
  • Promotion as the Platinum Sponsor in the display advertisement for The Landscape Professional magazine (ad is also sent to other green industry publications for possible placement)
  • Fifteen complimentary registrations to the educational conference and five complimentary tickets to all optional/ticketed events
  • Recognition in ALL additional marketing materials that promote the conference
  • Introduction and one minute speaking time at the Welcome Reception
  • Opportunity to display equipment at the Welcome Reception, facility permitting (may be raffled off if sponsor wishes)
  • Opportunity to distribute a giveaway to attendees at the Welcome Reception
  • Opportunity to distribute custom-printed reception-related items, such as cocktail napkins and cups at Welcome Reception
  • Logo on signage at the Welcome Reception site
  • Opportunity to display freestanding, retractable banners at the reception and/or a wall banner
  • Space for company literature in National Association of Landscape Professionals' GIE+EXPO booth

Gold Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $30,000
(NEW! Includes Sponsorship of Awards Reception & Presentation)

  • ALL benefits in box above, PLUS:
  • Introduction and one minute speaking time at the grand finale event, National Association of Landscape Professionals' Awards Reception on Friday evening
  • Five complimentary registrations to the educational conference and five complimentary tickets to all optional/ticketed events
  • Verbal and logo recognition and one minute speaking time at the grand finale event, National Association of Landscape Professionals' Awards Reception on Friday evening
  • Logo on the printed Awards Presentation program and in the multimedia presentation
  • Logo on signage at the reception site
  • Opportunity to display freestanding, retractable banners at the reception or a wall banner
  • Opportunity to distribute a giveaway item to Awards Reception & Presentation Attendees
  • Three complimentary tickets to the Awards Reception & Presentation

Silver Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $15,000
(Includes Sponsorship of Newcomers Rally)

  • ALL benefits in box above, PLUS:
  • Verbal and logo recognition and one minute speaking time at the Newcomer's Rally on Wednesday evening
  • Three complimentary registrations to the educational conference and three complimentary tickets to all optional/ticketed events
  • Opportunity to display freestanding, retractable banners or a wall banner at the Newcomer's Rally Opportunity to distribute a giveaway item and conduct raffles at the Newcomer's Rally

Breakfast with Champions — $11,000 

A hallmark event of the National Association of Landscape Professionals, Breakfast with Champions begins the day right for approximately 800 of our attendees each morning. Roundtable discussions are led by a facilitator at each table, who introduces eye-opening topics that are highly relevant to today's green industry professionals and encourages attendees to share their experiences with their peers in a noncompetitive environment. Conference attendees often cite this high-energy event as the top reason for attending LANDSCAPES. The breakfasts are ticketed events and are held on two separate days.

  • ALL benefits in box above, PLUS:
  • One minute speaking time at the beginning of the breakfast
  • Opportunity to distribute company literature and a giveaway to attendees at each table
  • Logo on signage at breakfast
  • Opportunity to display freestanding, retractable banners and/or a wall banner at the breakfast
  • Three complimentary registrations and three complimentary tickets to the sponsored breakfast

CEO Forum Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $10,000 

At this exclusive, invitation-only event, CEOs from leading green industry companies absorb presentations from experts with industry experience, participate in informal discussion groups, and network with fellow industry leaders. Breakfast is served to provide energy for the day's activities.

Invited attendees include:

  • CEOs of the companies on Lawn & Landscape and Landscape Management magazines' lists of top 100 land care companies
  • The National Association of Landscape Professionals Board of Directors, Chairs of National Association of Landscape Professionals' Specialty Groups, Committees, and Subcommittees
  • Main contacts at National Association of Landscape Professionals member companies reporting annual sales of $2 Million and
  • Introduction and two minutes speaking time at the beginning of the CEO Forum
  • Opportunity to distribute company literature and/or a giveaway to the CEO Forum attendees
  • Logo on signage at the CEO Forum site
  • Opportunity to display freestanding, retractable banners in the CEO Forum room and/or one wall banner
  • Logo recognition in the printed invitation sent to prospective CEO Forum attendees
  • Opportunity to provide an electronic graphic/advertisement to be used in the blast email invitation sent to prospective CEO Forum attendee
  • Three complimentary registrations to the event and CEO Forum

Educational Sessions (MULTIPLE AVAILABLE) — $2,500 each

Some think that LANDSCAPES isn't a conference — it's a marathon! LANDSCAPES offers multiple tracks of education with a number of 90-minute sessions per track. Each session is a sponsorship opportunity, so there are ample Opportunities for recognition. For suppliers, this is an opportunity to support a specific track, topic, speaker, or theme. Wednesday workshops may also be sponsored!
  • ALL benefits in box above, PLUS:
  • One minute speaking time at the beginning of the session to introduce your company as the sponsor
  • Opportunity to distribute company materials and a giveaway to session attendees
  • Logo on signage at the session site
  • Opportunity to display a freestanding, retractable banner in the session room or a wall banner
  • Two complimentary registrations to the educational conference

Giveaway Sponsorships

Make your brand front and center! These coveted sponsorships ensure the longevity of your visibility by existing during AND after the event. National Association of Landscape Professionals produces these giveaway items, which are imprinted with the sponsor's and National Association of Landscape Professionals' logos.

Portfolio Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $20,000
  • Logo in the brochure, pocket program, and on National Association of Landscape Professionals' annual convention web site.
  • Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
  • Five complimentary registrations
Tote Bag Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $15,500 
  • Logo in the brochure, pocket program, and on National Association of Landscape Professionals' annual convention web site.
  • Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
  • Three complimentary registrations
Lanyard Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $10,000 
  • Logo in the brochure, pocket program, and on National Association of Landscape Professionals' annual convention web site.
  • Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
  • Two complimentary registrations
Mobile App and Printed Agenda — $7,500 

Put your company in the palm of attendees' hands with the LANDSCAPES mobile phone app. This App will engage attendees for nearly 90 days before, during and after the conference allowing you maximum, high quality exposure to more all conference attendees.

  • Logo in the brochure and on National Association of Landscape Professionals' annual convention web site.
  • Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
  • Two complimentary registrations
Pen Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $6,500
  • Logo in the brochure, pocket program, and on National Association of Landscape Professionals' annual convention web site.
  • Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
  • Two complimentary registrations
Highlighter Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $6,500
  • Logo in the brochure, pocket program, and on National Association of Landscape Professionals' annual convention web site.
  • Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
  • Two complimentary registrations
T-Shirt Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $7,500 
  • Logo in the brochure, pocket program, and on National Association of Landscape Professionals' annual convention web site.
  • Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
  • Two complimentary registrations to the educational conference
Hotel Key Card Sponsorship (EXCLUSIVE) — $5,000 

Put your logo and message in front of the conference attendees who stay in National Association of Landscape Professionals' reserved rooms at the host hotel, the Louisville Marriott Downtown. More than 500 rooms are reserved for National Association of Landscape Professionals, and attendees will be reminded of your company each time they enter their rooms throughout the week.

  • Logo in the brochure, pocket program, and on National Association of Landscape Professionals' annual convention web site.
  • Excel file of attendees for direct mail purposes
  • One complimentary registration to the educational conference
Create Your Own Giveaway Sponsorship — PRICES VARY

Don't see something here that grabs you? Have a better idea for how to promote your company's brand? Call us and we'll discuss! National Association of Landscape Professionals is always open to new ideas to help our sponsors to reach their goals.

For more information on LANDSCAPES including a full schedule of events, please visit: https://www.landscapeprofessionals.org/LANDSCAPES