Geosynthetics 2013 Exhibitor Prospectus


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Renowned geotechnical
heavyweights, the Industrial Fabrics
Association International (IFAI) and the
Geosynthetics Materials Association
(GMA), are back to build on the
publicly-praised quality of
previous shows.

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Geosynthetics 2013 Exhibitor Prospectus

  1. 1. Geosynthetics for Water & Energy Challenges April 1– 4, 2013 Long Beach, California Exhibitor and Sponsor 2013 Information Co-locating Featuring Southwest Geotechnical GRI-25 Engineers Conference “A 25-Year Retrospective of Geosynthetics & Glimpses into the Future”
  2. 2. The ShowGeosynthetics 2013 is built on Conference organizersa foundation of highly-respected Renowned geotechnicalshows and conferences. Most heavyweights, the Industrial Fabricsrecently, Geo-Frontiers 2011 Association International (IFAI) and theexhibitors interacted with more Geosynthetics Materials Associationthan 1,900 participants representing (GMA), are back to build on theleading companies in the world publicly-praised quality ofof geosynthetics. previous shows.GRI-25–“A 25-Year Retrospective • Celebrating 100 years in business,of Geosynthetics & Glimpses IFAI has been involved in theinto the Future”—will present a organization of geosyntheticsreflection on where the industry has shows since the 1980s. These showsbeen and capture glimpses into the have the potential to attract morefuture. Four distinct sessions will draw than1,000 participants.attendees interested in geosynthetic • The Geosynthetic Materialsstructures, materials, systems Association (GMA) is a division ofand organizations. IFAI representing the producers of geosynthetic materials and services.New in 2013 GMA is the central resource forThe Southwest Geotechnical Engineers information on the industry andConference, one of the Federal provides a reputable forum toHighway Administration’s (FHWA) most increase acceptance and promotesuccessful geotechnical technology the correct use of geosynthetics.transfer activities, is bringing its annualconference to Geosynthetics 2013.State and FHWA personnel considerthis conference one of the year’s bestand most productive technical sessions.Organized by: Co-locating with: STRUCTURAL SOIL AND ROCK FOUNDATION INSTABILITIES EARTH GROUND RETAINING MODIFICATION SYSTEMS TECHNIQUESSupported by: Under the auspices of:
  3. 3. The Attendees Record-setting attendance Attendee profile Geosynthetics 2013 attendees will Geotechnical, environmental experience a comprehensive agenda and civil engineers of short courses, plenary sessions, Project designers technical paper sessions, the trade show, networking and social events. Specifiers Past shows have been critically Government regulators and agencies acclaimed, and 2013 will be no Landscape architects exception, thanks to the reputation of the organizers, the GRI-25 Distributors conference and the Southwest Contractors Geotechnical Engineers Conference co-location. This co-location alone Consultants will draw geotechs and transportation Fabricators officials from nine state DOTs: Kansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, Nevada, Facility owners California, New Mexico, Hawaii, and Construction craftsmen Arizona, as well as FHWA, USACE contractors, consultants and suppliers. Manufacturers Researchers, professors and students Installers Practitioners“We definitely would recommend Geosynthetics 2013! We had a fantastic number of visitors in our booth at Geo-Frontiers 2011 and made new contacts. It takes a long time to prepare for these events, but they are always a great success. The variety of technical sessions attracts many visitors to our booth.” Annie Kane, Marketing Manager Huesker Inc. Charlotte, NC
  4. 4. The ExposureDelivering new business in Geosynthetics 2013 advertisingprint, in person and online Reach your global market throughIFAI offers many opportunities for advertising—in print and online—inyou to attract attendees to your booth.Geosynthetics magazine issues leadingIn three days’ time, you will build up to and after the show. At the samerelationships with potential new buyerstime, enhance your booth exposureand specifiers—all in one place—as with an ad in the Geosynthetics 2013qualified leads walk the show floor Event Guide. Distributed to alllooking for products and services. participants, this concise “blueprint” will increase your booth traffic. InEach exhibitor receives: addition, the Event Guide will be used• one full registration as a reference tool in print and online• one CD-ROM of proceedings all year long, maximizing your reach• unlimited discounted VIP Show Floor and the value of your investment. Passes for your customers• a post-event participants list Sponsorship opportunities Position your company as anExhibitors will be promoted important supplier to this group—FOR FREE— on the show website, of industry leaders. Choose ain hundreds of promotional mailings, Platinum or Gold Level Sponsorship,eblasts, press releases, print and and/or choose from an á la carteweb ads, and in the 2013 Event menu at listings.
  5. 5. The VenueWhy Long Beach Hotel accommodationsThe Long Beach Convention & Hyatt Regency Long BeachEntertainment Center is within 200 South Pine Ave.walking distance of countless Long Beach, CAentertainment and dining options.Long Beach offers museums and Renaissance Long Beachgalleries and performances of every 111 East Ocean Blvd.kind in a spectacular seaside locale. Long Beach, CAThe Long Beach Convention &Entertainment Center is conveniently Westin Long Beachlocated near Long Beach Airport and 333 East Ocean a short drive from Los Angeles Long Beach, CAAirport (LAX) and Orange County/John Wayne Airport. Visit for hotel contact information.Photo courtesy of Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
  6. 6. The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment CenterThe Details 140 138 141 139 240 238 338 341 339 440 438 441 439Who exhibits Exhibit set-up 136 137 236 337 436 437The exhibit hall will be filled with Sunday, April 1 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 134 135 234 235 334 335 434 435companies featuring every facet Monday, April 2 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.of the geosynthetics industry— 132 133 232 233 332 333 432 433manufacturers and service providers Exhibit hall hoursshowcasing geosynthetic and Tuesday, April 3 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. 130 131 230 231 330 331 430 431geotechnical solutions, technologies Wednesday, April 4 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.and innovations. 128 129 228 229 328 329 428 429Invest in your Exhibit take-down hours 126 127 226 227 326 327 426 427company’s future Wednesday, April 4 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Geosynthetics 2013 is backed Thursday, April 5 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 124 125 225 324 425by 30 years experience. Take advantageof this wise business investment that Member rates (IFAI, NAGS*) 123 223 322 422 423only comes along every two years. 0 x 10 Standard 1 $2,300 0 x 10 Corner 1 $2,400 120 0 x 20 Island 1 $4,800 118 119 218 219 318 418 419 Visit 0 x 20 Island 2 $9,300 geosynthetics2013. 217 316 417 com/floor_plan.cfm Non-member rates to reserve your booth today. 0 x 10 Standard 1 $2,600 114 214 412 415 0 x 10 Corner 1 $2,700 112 312 413 0 x 20 Island 1 $5,100IFAI Integrated Media Sales800 225 4324; +1 651 225 6987 0 x 20 Island 2 $9,600 110 208 310 For other booth sizes, please inquire. 406 409 407 405 400 403 401 EX EN HIB T IT RA H N AL C L E *North American Geosynthetics Society
  7. 7. SponsorshipsPlatinum Level $15,000 Opening reception $ 3,000• Logo on screen prior to keynotes in exhibit hall• 5 free full registrations• Logo on master sponsor signage Recycle your badges $ 300• web ad Carpet logo $ 2,000• 6 x 6 carpet logo (6 x 6, 3 available)• Easel sign for booth• Logo on entrance unit Session easel sign $ 350• Logo on schedule of events signage 1 session each• Recognition in show program and website• Sponsor of 2 sessions web ad 1 month $ 695Gold Level $10,000 3 months $ 1,295• Logo on screen prior to keynotes • 4 x 4 carpet logo 6 months $ 1,495• web ad 1 2 months $ 1,895• Recognition in show program 2 4 months (rolls to next event) $ 2,495 and website • Logo on master sponsor signage Plenary lecture $ 1,000• 3 free full registrations • Easel sign for booth Right to produce $ 1,000• Sponsor of 1 session a conference item (padfolios, brief cases, etc.)Refreshment breaks $400 each(8 available) Lunches Showcase your businessDay 1: SWGEC/Short $1,000 leading up to, during andCourse lunch after this dynamic event.Day 2: Lunch in exhibit hall $1,000 Reserve your sponsorship option(s) today.Day 3: Lunch in exhibit hall $1,000Day 4: Lunch $1,000 IFAI Integrated Media Sales 3.22.2012 800 225 4324; +1 651 225 6987 searman@ifai.comCover photo courtesy of USACE and Geosynthetics magazineParticipant photos by Mark Skalny Photography