HFES is proud to offer the following sponsorships for the 2022 Annual Meeting. Whether your organization is in industry, academia, government, the military, or consulting, these sponsorship opportunities are an excellent way to raise the visibility of your organization among the 1,300 + attendees who are expected in Altanta this year.
Reserve online! The online exhibit/ad/sponsorships reservation form makes it fast and easy to reserve your exhibition booth, tabletop, advertisement, and sponsorships. Your sponsorship and exhibition will be promoted via the following channels:
HFES Annual Meeting Web site listing with link to your site
Opening Plenary Session recognition
Annual Meeting program — print and mobile app
On-site signage, including your organization's name and logo
HFES social media sites — Twitter, Linked In, and Facebook
Tweets prior to and during your sponsored events
On "walk-in" slides in session meeting rooms
Are you interested in sponsoring something not listed here? Custom sponsorships may be created upon mutual agreement. Please contact HFES Sales and Sponsorship Manager Michael Sanders at Msanders@hfes.org or (312) 673-5496 for details.
Choose Your Sponsorships
Opening Reception - $8,000
Support the highly popular opening reception on Monday, October 10. This significantly attended event kicks off the meeting and is a crowd pleaser with the array of food and beverage offered. The sponsor is referenced in all communications related to this activity. Signage and the opportunity to welcome everyone from the stage is offered to the sponsor. Includes VIP table seating at the front of the stage.
Opening Reception -$2,500
Sponsor(s) referenced in all communications related to this activity. Includes VIP table seating, recognition from stage, and branded cocktail napkins
Annual Meeting Program App – $5,000 SOLD
The popular program app has become indispensable to attendees as they plan their activities during the meeting.
Wi-Fi - $4,000
Help all attendees get connected at the Annual Conference as the Official Wi-Fi sponsor. Wi-Fi access areas will include all of the Annual Conference public areas, concourses and meeting rooms assigned to HFES in the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Benefits Include:
Wi-Fi network branded with company logo
Company logo on signage the includes Wi-Fi login instruction
Logo and link placement on Annual Conference website
Sponsorship recognition in Annual Conference final program
Registration Bags – $6,000
Your organization's name and logo will be imprinted on the bags, distributed to all registered attendees.
Topical Tracks in the Technical Program – $2,000
Sponsor the sessions that focus on one or more of the Society's 26 Technical Groups. Groups include Health Care, Surface Transportation, Occupational Ergonomics, Product Design, and many more. Your company name associated with HFES Technical Groups creates an association between your products/services and the human factors/ergonomics aspects of specific application areas.
Supporting Sponsorship – $1,000
An unlimited number of Supporting Sponsorships are available, providing general support for the meeting where it's needed. All Supporting Sponsors are duly recognized.
Birds of a Feather – $2,500
The Birds of a Feather space is an informal setting to hold discussions based on a shared interest and without any fixed agenda. This room gets plenty of traffic throughout the multiple days of the meeting. Your sponsorship includes recognition on signage outside the room and in all messaging to attendees. Sponsor may leave company literature at each place setting and is responsible for replenishing at will.
Name Badge Lanyards - $3,500
Your company name (or logo) will be imprinted on name badge lanyards given to all attendees upon check in. Up to (2) color imprint available. Sponsor will be given final proof to review. You may also supply your organization’s existing lanyards at a reduced cost.
Totebag Inserts - $1,000
Your company literature inserted into each attendee bag. Sponsor is able to provide an insert for the tote bags. Examples include an educational piece, a marketing document, a branded knick-knack or a product
sample, there are plenty of ways to help attendees learn about your brand through the materials inserted into each conference bag. All inserts must be approved by HFES prior to production. Sponsor is responsible for all costs associated with production and shipping of the insert. All inserts must be delivered to Marriott between October 4 and October 8, 2022 and sponsor must use the shipping instructions HFES provides.
Focus on Students and Early-Career Professionals
Students and early-career professionals are the future of the profession – and potential employees. Show them your support with one of these popular offerings.
Student Reception – $2,500
Each year, 300+ students gather on Tuesday evening to enjoy refreshments and camaraderie. Awards are also presented. Signs bearing the sponsor's name and logo will be placed at the door and in an acknowledgment made during the program on October 2.
Student Lounge – $3,000 or Three $1,000 partial sponsorships SOLD
Up to three sponsorships are available. The lounge provides a relaxing atmosphere for networking and mentoring Tuesday through Thursday. Sponsor(s) will be acknowledged in signage and may display information about the organization. Specify your preferred date: October 11, 12, or 13.
Mentoring Luncheons – $3,000 sole sponsorship or Three $1,000 partial sponsorships
Up to three sponsorships are available. Three luncheons (12:00 noon–1:30 p.m. on Tuesday–Thursday, October 11–13) will be held to provide students and early career professionals with information and opportunities to develop mentoring relationships with established professionals in the human factors/ergonomics field. Specify your preferred date(s): October 11, 12, or 13.
Student Career and Professional Development Day Afternoon Break – $1,000
Student Career and Professional Development Day is a full-day program on Monday and is geared toward helping students prepare for their careers. This sponsorship provides an opportunity to reach out to future HF/E professionals and includes signage bearing the sponsor's name and logo. All pre-meeting communications referencing Student Career and Professional Development Day feature your company name and link.
Early-Career Professionals Reception – $2,500
This social event enables young professionals to network with attendees from industry and academia. The social is followed by a short program that will target specific topics of concern to early-career professionals.
Early-Career Professionals Luncheon – $1,000
This limited-attendance event on Tuesday, October 2, fosters networking and mentorship among those in early stages of their HF/E careers.