Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

Bring your brand to the electricity distribution industry's decision makers, including C-Level executives, DNOs, utilities, innovation managers, business development managers and leading researchers.

With 1,500 conference attendees from 40+ countries and 2,000 exhibition visitors, it is the place to be seen and drive new business.

Take a look at all of the packages on offer >

Premium opportunities to showcase your brand

Set at an exclusive location in Geneva, the annual Gala Dinner is a firm favourite for CIRED guests. Sponsorship of the evening allows you to gain high profile visibility for your company in a relaxed, social setting that attracts many across the industry.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 200-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails and print materials (subject to the time of booking)
  • Recognised on social media
  • Your logo included on the Dinner Venue tab on the website
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme (cited as "Gala Dinner sponsored by…")
  • Full page ad in the programme book
  • Branding and signage throughout the dinner space (provided by CIRED)
  • Further opportunity for the sponsor to provide additional branding at the venue and/or a gift for each participant
  • 5-minute welcome speech during drinks or the dinner
  • 10 tickets to the dinner
  • Pick and Mix: choose up to 4 conference passes or up to a further 10 dinner tickets – or a mix of the two

The welcome drinks reception is the first networking event of the conference marking an official opening of the exhibition. It will be held on the evening of 21 June after Opening Forum, and is expected to bring together over 1,000 delegates and exhibitors.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 150-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails and print materials (subject to the time of booking)
  • Recognised on social media
  • Your logo included on the Welcome Drinks Reception Venue tab on the website
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme (cited as "Drinks Reception sponsored by…")
  • Full page ad in the programme book
  • Branding and signage at the drinks reception (provided by CIRED)
  • Further opportunity for the sponsor to provide additional branding at the venue
  • 3 conference passes for your company representatives

New initiatives for you to make your mark

All conference delegates have daily boxed lunches included. Sponsoring the lunches is an excellent opportunity to remind delegates of your brand on a daily basis. Your company logo will feature prominently on the lunch boxes.

  • Your company logo featured prominently on the lunchboxes given to the delegates each day
  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 150-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails and print materials (subject to the time of booking)
  • Recognised on social media
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme
  • Half page ad in the programme book

Branded lanyards and badges are given to all attendees on arrival at the registration desk. Lanyards are not only a great way to display your logo alongside CIRED but will also act as charging cables for Android and iOS systems. The branded badge may also include a message from the sponsor such as an exhibition stand number.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 100-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails and print materials (subject to the time of booking)
  • Recognised on social media
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme and programme book
  • Your company logo printed alongside CIRED on the lanyards (provided by the organiser)
  • Short message from the sponsor on the delegate badges
  • One delegate pass to the conference

We have designed two distinctive lounge spaces at the conference to offer a relaxed area for sponsors and delegates to meet and network. We are open to hearing your ideas about the design or offer our own input in creating an unforgettable experience for you and your lounge guests.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 100-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails and print materials (subject to the time of booking)
  • Recognised on social media
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme
  • Half page ad in the programme book
  • The organiser will work with your company to design the lounge space which reflects your brand's particular personality
  • Your branding integrated within the lounge space
  • 1 delegate pass to the conference

The self-serve business centre will be located in the exhibition area. We will work with you to customise the space to best benefit your brand. The sponsored area can also include a branded charging point to charge mobiles, laptops or tablets. Wi Fi will be available to all attendees and the sponsor's logo will be included on the opening log-in page.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 100-word company profile and URL
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme
  • Your branding integrated within the Business Centre space
  • Your company logo included on the Wi Fi log in page

Reinforce your "green" credentials by sponsoring sustainable and reusable coffee cups. Choose the material that the cups are made from (e.g. bamboo, stainless steel etc) and have your logo printed on the cups, used by all delegates throughout the conference and beyond.

Your company logo displayed on the cups given to all attending delegates

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 100-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails
  • Recognised on social media
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme

To minimise environmental impact of plastic we encourage all delegates to use reusable water bottles. You have the choice of sponsoring reusable water bottles and water refill stations (Option 1) or just water refill stations (Option 2). Your company logo will be displayed prominently on the water bottles and/or filling stations.

  • Your company logo displayed on the water bottles given to all attending delegates (Option 1)
  • Your company logo displayed on the water refill stations (Option 1 and 2)
  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 100-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails and print materials (subject to the time of booking)
  • Recognised on social media
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme

This is a great opportunity to sponsor the recommended and most extensively booked hotels at CIRED 2021. Welcome delegates with a personal and memorable introduction to your brand by choosing a giveaway to be placed in guests' hotel rooms.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside a 100-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo included in emails relating to accommodation at CIRED
  • Recognised on social media
  • Your logo included on the Accommodation tab on the website
  • Onsite branding in the hotels' foyer
  • A giveaway placed in each delegate's room upon arrival

The programme book is a valuable source of information for all delegates. Become a sponsor of this indispensable source and have your brand clearly displayed on the front cover.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside an 80-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo prominently on the cover of the programme book
  • Full page ad within the book

Maximise your brand at CIRED 2021 with these classic ideas

Conference bags are an integral part of the delegate experience and offer your brand longevity well beyond the conference week. We will source PVC-free bags to meet sustainability as well as quality criteria. Your logo will feature prominently on the bag.

  • Company logo printed on the bags, given to all delegates upon arrival to the conference
  • Digital branding on the event website alongside an 80-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails
  • Recognised on social media
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme
  • 2 delegate passes to attend the conference

We have designed a unique App that will cover both the CIRED 2020 Workshop (Berlin) and CIRED 2021 (Geneva). The App will open with a single branded Splash screen that will include your logo, giving your sponsorship longevity across both events.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside an 80-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails
  • Recognised on social media
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme and programme book
  • Logo included on the Splash screen when the App is opened
  • Company logo and corporate information available within the App
  • Scrolling bottom banner leading to your own web page within the App

Recyclable notebooks and pens will be provided to all delegates. There are various options when it comes to materials, including recycled paper or apple peel. Your logo will appear on both the notebook covers and the pens.

  • Digital branding on the event website alongside an 80-word company profile and URL
  • Your logo in promotional emails
  • Recognised on social media
  • Sponsorship recognised within the conference programme and programme book
  • Your logo on the notebooks and pens (supplied by CIRED)

Get in touch

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