New Sponsorship Opportunities and Pricing for ABC 2015

The American Boating Congress (ABC) is a once-a-year opportunity to connect with prominent recreational marine industry decision-makers from across the country, as well as influential Members of Congress and key staff.

Demonstrate your support of the marine manufacturing industry and become a sponsor. Sponsorship levels are as follows:

Purser’s Level: $1,500

  • One complimentary registration, program recognition

First Mate’s Level: $3,000

  • Two complimentary registration, program recognition, prominent signage, inclusion in press materials

Captain’s Level: $5,000

  • Four complimentary registrations, one half-page program ad, prominent signage, inclusion in press materials

Admiral’s Level: $10,000

  • Six complimentary registrations, one full-page program ad, prominent signage, inclusion in press materials

President’s Level: $15,000

  • Ten complimentary registrations, two full-page program ads, prominent signage, inclusion in press materials, booth space

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities in 2015

Pre-ABC web cast:  $2,000 (2 sponsors)

Logo included on the opening and closing slides as well as a brief description of the company.  Includes Purser's Level Sponsorship

Welcome Reception$7,500 (3 sponsors) National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sponsors to receive recognition with logo on napkins, cocktail cups; recognition on dedicated signage at the entrance of the Museum and/or 3rd Floor Wing and adjacent to the food and beverage area. Includes Captain's Level of Sponsorship Benefits

Networking Lunches: $2,500 (2 sponsors per lunch)

Sponsors to receive recognition prior to the lunch, dedicated signage on/adjacent to the serving tables.  Sponsors will also address attendees for 2-3 minutes as well as assist in the introduction of the Eddie Smith Award.
Includes Purser's Level Sponsorship Benefits 

PAC Reception: $3,500 (2 sponsors)

Sponsors (must be a NMMA member) will receive logo on napkins, recognition on dedicated (2) 2x7 signage as well as supporting materials related to the function.
Includes First Mate's Level Sponship Benefits

Regardless of which option you choose, you will be guaranteed unique and unparalleled exposure at one of the industry’s most important events, as well being part of a select group of citizen advocates as we ask Congress for their support.

To become a sponsor of the American Boating Congress, please contact:

John Marcinek
Director, Integrated Marketing


Your sponsorship will allow us to put on the ABC that the industry needs and deserves.