2018 Sponsorships


For Exhibitors Only!

Maximize your participation at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO by becoming an official sponsor. See below for promotional opportunities from which to choose. We are sure you will find an option to fit your marketing message and your budget. Click here to download the Sponsorship contract.

Premium Sponsors ($10,000 and above) receive exclusive benefits:

  • A 300-word feature article on your company and your products and services—including photos, hyperlinks, and your booth number—in LAND, ASLA’s bi-weekly e-newsletter (circulation 20,000+).
  • One full-page, 4-color ad in the on-site print program—exclusive advertising for sponsors only!
  • Your choice of two complimentary tickets to the Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner on Sunday, October 21, or the President’s Dinner, which features the presentation of ASLA Honors and the Installation of Officers on Monday, October 22.
  • Special signage recognition at the convention center (and other venues as appropriate).
  • All of the benefits listed below.

General Sponsors ($5,000 level and above) receive:

  • Recognition in the print registration brochure (circulation 55,000+) and on ASLA’s Annual Meeting and EXPO website featuring your logo, booth number, and hyperlink to your company website.
  • Your logo and booth number in Landscape Architecture Magazine (circulation 21,500+), in the onsite program provided to all attendees, and on prominent signage at the meeting.
  • Special reserved seating and recognition at the two general sessions on Saturday, October 20, and Sunday, October 21.
  • Invitations to VIP and leadership-only events during the annual meeting.
  • Sponsor ribbons for name badges for all company representatives.
  • Right of first refusal on sponsored events for the 2019 Annual Meeting and EXPO.

Name Badge Lanyards – $25,000 SOLD: Forms + Surfaces
All attendees will receive an eye-catching name badge lanyard. This is among the most visible sponsorships available for the meeting, as attendees must wear their badges to gain entry to events.

Sponsor benefits include:
Sponsor name and logo on lanyards
Distribution of lanyards to more than 6,000 attendees
Premium sponsor benefits

ASLA Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner and Video – $20,000 SOLD: Philip J. Arnold, Honorary ASLA
Among the most prestigious honors a landscape architect may attain is to be named a Fellow of the ASLA. The annual Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner on Sunday evening is a formal event recognizing the new class of inductees and highlighting their lifetime achievements in a video presentation.

Sponsor benefits include:
Honored guest at the event (two complimentary tickets, $350 value)
Special seating and recognition during the program by the chair of the Council of Fellows and during the video presentation
Company name listed on the event ticket, signage, and the printed program placed at each seat

Education Program Sponsor – $20,000  SOLD: Playcore
ASLA offers more than 130 Education Sessions giving attendees the opportunity to earn up to 21 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

Sponsor benefits include:
Acknowledgement by all session hosts’ in opening remarks
Recognition on attendees’ earned PDH confirmation
Logo featured on the annual meeting website
Greet and distribute marketing collateral to session attendees
Premium sponsor benefits

General Sessions – $15,000 each SOLD
More than 4,500 attendees gather for educational presentations and to earn Professional Development Hours (PDH) at each general session on Saturday and Sunday. The ASLA president or CEO will introduce the sponsor to say a few words and introduce the featured speaker(s).

Saturday General Session: SOLD: Landscape Structures
Sunday General Session: SOLD: Landscape Forms

Sponsor benefits include:
Logo projected on a large AV screen on stage
Company name listed in meeting printed materials, online, and on all signage
Place marketing collateral on tables at the entrances to the general session
Premium sponsor benefits

The Trustee and Chapter Presidents Welcome Reception – $15,000 SOLD: Hunter Industries
Welcome the national ASLA Board of Trustees and Chapter Presidents to Philadelphia! They will arrive from all over the country on Wednesday, October 19, for governance meetings. Help them kick off the meeting with a casual reception from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Sponsor benefits include:
Naming rights for the event
Honored guest at the event
Recognition on printed materials, signage, and napkins
Greet and distribute marketing collateral to attendees at the door
Premium sponsor benefits

Official Meeting Bag – $15,000 SOLD: IRONSMITH
Official meeting bags and the November issue of LAM will be available in ASLA Central to professional attendees.

Sponsor benefits include:
Logo imprinted on the official meeting bag
Premium sponsor benefits

ASLA Awards Presentation and Video – $15,000
Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession.

Sponsor benefits include:
Featured on the Call for Entries brochure, website, and awards announcement
Recognition by the ASLA President during the ceremony.
Attend and meet the awards winners at the ceremony rehearsal
Recognition on the awards video presented at the ceremony and posted on the ASLA website and social media channels for free downloading
Premium sponsor benefits

President’s Dinner: Presentation of ASLA Honors – $10,000 (Includes a two minute sponsor-provided video to be shown at the beginning of the presentation) SOLD: Longwood Gardens
ASLA presents its highest honors each year at the President’s Dinner, this year on Monday, October 23. The program includes presentation of the Landscape Architecture Firm Award, the ASLA Design Medal, the ASLA Medal, the LaGasse Medals, the Olmsted Medal, the Community Service Award, the Medal of Excellence, the Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal, and the President’s Medal. 

Sponsor benefits include:
Honored guest at the event (two complimentary tickets, $250 value)
Special seating and recognition during the program by the ASLA President and during the video presentation
Recognition on the event ticket, signage, and printed program
Premium sponsor benefits

ASLA National Leadership Luncheon – $10,000SOLD: Victor Stanley
Host the ASLA Board of Trustees and Chapter Presidents Council to lunch and kick off an exciting panel discussion by leaders of allied design organizations.

Sponsor benefits include:
Introduction by the ASLA President and the opportunity to introduce the panelists.
Recognition on signage
Distribute marketing collateral to luncheon attendees
Premium sponsor benefits

Professional Portrait Booth – $7,500
The Professional Portrait 10 x 30 booth offers attendees the opportunity to have headshots taken by professional photographers free of charge. The sponsor receives one-on-one face time with attendees at the booth. In addition to branded exposure on portraits given to visitors, the sponsor may also distribute giveaways to promote their brand.

Sponsor benefits include:
Branded exposure in the Portrait booth
Branded exposure on all promotional emails before, during, and after the annual meeting
Branded exposure on all printed professional portraits

ASLA Honorary Members and National Leaders Reception – $5,000SOLD: Lake Flato Architects
Join members of the ASLA elected leaders from across the country as they gather to bestow honorary membership upon friends of the landscape architecture profession on Thursday, October 19. Honorary membership in ASLA is among the highest honors the Society may bestow upon non-landscape architects.

Sponsor benefits include:
Honored guest at the event
Greet attendees and distribute collateral at the door
Recognition from the ASLA President
Logo featured on special signage

ASLA Student Awards Annual Meeting Scholarships – $5,000
Scholarships provide travel, hotel, and incidental expenses for the official entrant of the Student Award of Excellence recipients in seven categories (General Design, Residential Design, Analysis & Planning, Research, Communications, The Student Community Service Award, and Student Collaboration) as well as three ASLA Council of Fellows scholarship recipients.

Sponsor benefits include:
Naming rights for the offering
Recognized at the Professional and Student Awards Ceremony
Acknowledgement at the Council of Fellows Business Meeting

The Alumni Tailgate Reception – $3,000SOLD: ANOVA
There will be close to 50 schools and 1,000 extra visitors in the EXPO on Saturday, October 20, from 4:30-6:30 pm. Each school will be showing their school spirit with a table set up along the main aisles of the EXPO.

Sponsor benefits include:
Naming rights and special announcements over the public address system in the EXPO
Company name printed on tickets given to all Alumni Tailgate attendees
Logo printed on napkins and special signage at bars and food stations during the event
Premium sponsor benefits

Carpet Logo – Exhibit Hall Entrances (one available- two SOLD: Equiparc) – $3,000 each

Place your company logo in the aisles where attendees enter the EXPO. One each at the entrances from Opening General Session and one at the main exhibit entrance. At 8’x 8’, they will be highly visible to all EXPO visitors.

EXPO Coffee/Tea Stations $2,500 each SOLD: DuMor
Welcome all attendees to the EXPO by sponsoring coffee/tea each morning of the EXPO. Six coffee/tea station will be set up throughout the EXPO on Saturday and Sunday.

Sponsor benefits include:
Special signage at each coffee/tea station
Logo printed on napkins
Greet attendees at each coffee/tea station

Official ASLA Meeting Plant Provider – No charge, just provide plants
Perfect for area nurseries or growers! Working with ASLA staff and the official show general contractor, the official plant provider will provide live plant material for use in the stage sets, the registration area, and other high profile spots throughout the convention center.

Sponsor benefits include:
Recognition on signage and printed materials
General sponsor benefits

ASLA Learning Labs*, 12 available – $1,000 each
Launch new products, build better brand awareness, and generate additional sales by demonstrating your products in ASLA’s Learning Lab theaters, live in the EXPO. The Learning Labs may be reserved in 60-minute blocks during EXPO hours, allowing 50 minutes of instruction time. The hard-walled presentation areas will be equipped with theater seating for 50, a screen and projector, and a head table with two chairs. Contact us today to reserve your space: 202-216-2325. *Additional AV and/or catering may be arranged at the sponsor’s expense.

Sponsor benefits include:
Promotion on the official meeting website
Recognition on signage and printed materials
Announcement over the public address system
Greet and distribute marketing collateral during each session
Offer one PDH to attendees (must be a LA CES provider)

Overhead Signage in the EXPO – $500

Exhibitors with island booths (20’ x 20’ or larger) may arrange for special signage to hang above their booths so attendees may see them from anywhere in the EXPO. Signs must be approved by ASLA and the fee paid before arrangements can be made with Freeman for hanging signs (Freeman fees not included).

All overhead sign sponsorship requests must be submitted to ASLA no later than Friday, September 21, 2018. ASLA will not accept requests for overhead signs after Friday,  September 21.


Questions about sponsorships?
Contact the ASLA sales team at 202-216-2335
Or email advertising@asla.org