Sponsorships Pre2017

Maximize your participation at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO by becoming a sponsor. With dozens of sponsorship and promotional opportunities from which to choose, starting at $500, you’re sure to 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 Dinner, or the President’s Dinner.
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 web site featuring your logo, booth number, and hyperlink to your company web site.
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.
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 2017 annual meeting and EXPO.


Name Badges and Lanyards Sponsored by Forms + Surfaces
Every attendee 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 5,500 attendees
Premium Sponsor Benefits

NEW! Professional Portrait Lounge
The Professional Portrait Lounge offers attendees the opportunity to have headshots taken by professional photographers free of charge and the sponsor receives one-on-one face time with the attendees walking the ASLA EXPO. ASLA will provide the space, furniture, and sponsor logo graphics . The sponsor can bring in audio/visual, food, beverages, and other decorations as they see appropriate. In addition to  branded exposure on the portraits given to visitors, the sponsor may also distribute give-aways and scan visitors to further promote their brand.

Sponsor benefits include:
Professional Portrait Lounge naming rights.
Branded exposure in the Portrait Lounge.
Branded exposure on all promotional emails before, during, and after the annual meeting.
Branded exposure on the printed professional portraits.
VIP passes to distribute from the sponsors booth, allowing top clients special VIP access in the Professional Portrait Lounge.

Premium Sponsor Benefits


ASLA Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner and Video Sponsored by L. M. Scofield
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 Saturday 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

President’s Dinner: Presentation of ASLA Honors
ASLA presents its highest honors each year at the President’s Dinner. 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, printed program

Education Program Sponsor Sponsored by 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 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
More than 2,500 attendees gather for educational presentations and to earn Professional Development Hours (PDH) at each general session on Saturday and Sunday. The ASLA president will introduce the sponsor to say a few words and introduce the featured speaker(s).

Saturday General Session:Sponsored by Landscape Structures
Sunday General Session: Sponsored by 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 Hunter Welcome Reception Sponsored by Hunter Industries
Welcome the national ASLA Board of Trustees and Chapter Presidents to Los Angeles! 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 and Landscape Architecture Magazine Room DropSponsored by IRONSMITH
Official meeting bags and the November issue of LAM will be delivered to each attendees’ hotel room at the headquarter hotel. Bags will also be distributed at registration.

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

ASLA Student Awards Meeting Scholarships
Scholarships provide travel, hotel, and incidental expenses for the official entrant of the student Award of Excellence recipients in each of the seven categories, as well as the three ASLA Council of Fellows scholarship recipients.

Sponsor benefits include:
Naming rights for the event
Recognized at the Professional and Student Awards Ceremony
Acknowledged at the Council of Fellows Business Meeting
Premium sponsor benefits

ASLA Awards Presentation and Video Sponsored by Victor Stanley
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.


ASLA Honorary Members and National Leaders Reception
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. 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 National Leadership Luncheon Sponsored by 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
Premier Sponsor Benefits

The Alumni Tailgate Reception
There will be close to fifty schools and 1,000 extra members on the floor from 4:30-6:30 pm. Each school will have a table set up along the main aisles of the floor.

Sponsor benefits include:
Naming rights and special announcements over the public address system
Company name printed on tickets given to attendees
Logo printed on napkins and special signage at the bars and food stations, premium sponsor benefits

Cyber Lounge Sponsorship
Provide attendees with access to the latest technology at the meeting: the two Cyber Cafes with computer stations will be strategically located in the registration area and near the education session rooms, providing an Internet business center for attendees.

Sponsor benefits include:
Logo displayed on signage for the Cyber Cafes
Company homepage displayed on state of the art computer stations
Premier Sponsor Benefits

Social Media Sponsor
Instagram, Twitter, Facebook: social media outlets are the fastest growing way to reach your audience. Trend big with the ASLA Annual meeting attendees and followers: live feed boards featuring our hashtag will be displayed at registration and on the EXPO floor.

Sponsor benefits include:
Logo displayed on several live feed boards in the registration area and ASLA Central
Premier Sponsor Benefits


Professional Practice Networking Reception And Meetings Host
The Professional Practice Networking Reception (PPNs) will bring together leading industry professionals, from across ASLA’s 20 PPNs, to exchange ideas in a reception on the EXPO hall on Sunday from 4:30-6:00 pm. Attendees and exhibitors will enjoy complimentary beers, wines, and snacks. As Meetings Host, you’ll meet leading industry experts as they gather during EXPO to discuss the latest trends and best practices in multiple areas of interest:

Campus Planning and Design
Children’s Outdoor Environments
Digital Technology
Education and Practice
Healthcare and Therapeutic Design
Historic Preservation
Housing and Community Design
International Practice
Landscape Architecture and Transportation
Landscape-Land Use Planning
Parks and Recreation
Planting Design
Reclamation and Restoration
Residential Landscape Architecture
Sustainable Design and Development
Urban Design
Water Conservation
Women in Landscape Architecture

Sponsor benefits include:
Honored guest at the event
Acknowledgement during the reception
Company name printed on tickets given to attendees.
Logo printed on napkins and special signage at the bars and food stations
Premium sponsor benefits

EXPO Coffee: Two Available
Welcome all attendees to the EXPO by sponsoring coffee/tea each morning of the show. Six coffee/tea station will be set up throughout the halls.



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


Official ASLA Meeting Plant Provider
Perfect for area nurseries or growers! Working with ASLA staff and the show decorator, 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
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 presentation 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
Announced 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 EXPO

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 across the hall. 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 sponsorships must be submitted to ASLA no later than Friday, September 22, 2017. ASLA will not accept requests for overhead signs after Friday, September 22.

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