Become a Sponsor

The EXPO provides a venue for corporations to excel and succeed by creating new sales opportunities for their products and services. Enhance your company’s visibility before, during and after the event.

The following "Sponsorship Investment" explains the various levels of participation. The LRA will make every effort to make you shine at the 2017 Louisiana Foodservice & Hospitality EXPO. Call Sandy Riddle at (504) 454-2277 or (800) 256-4572 for more information.

Diamond Sponsor – Total Investment $10,000 – Lanyards for every attendee

:: Company logo on official Show Lanyards worn by each attendee.
:: EXPO Official Program and Directory: Full page display ad. (Value $600)
:: Pre-show publicity in A La Carte magazine, the official publication of the Louisiana Restaurant Association.
:: A La Carte magazine 1/4 page display ad Summer issue. (Value $635)
:: Company logo prominently displayed at the IDEA ZONE.
:: Company logo prominently displayed throughout the EXPO hall.
:: Company logo in all printed material. (Deadline April 1, 2017)
:: Company logo prominently displayed on shuttle board at shuttle drop-off and pick-up areas.
:: Sponsor recognition at the EXPO Opening Ceremony.
:: Dedicated email blast one pre-EXPO, one post-EXPO.
:: Two (2) tickets to the LRA Education Foundation Gala honoring LRAEF Scholars.
:: One 10x10 Inline Booth Space.

Platinum Sponsor – Total Investment $6,000

:: EXPO Official Program and Directory: Full page display ad.
:: Pre-show publicity in A La Carte magazine, the official publication of the Louisiana Restaurant Association.
:: Eight (8) tickets to the LRA Education Foundation Gala honoring LRAEF Scholars.
:: Company logo prominently displayed throughout the EXPO hall.
:: Company logo in all printed material. (Deadline April 1, 2017)
:: Company logo prominently displayed on shuttle board at shuttle drop-off and pick-up areas.
:: Sponsor recognition at the EXPO Opening Ceremony.
:: Dedicated email blast one pre-EXPO, one post-EXPO.
:: Booth Bingo (1) square-attendees can win prizes by visiting your EXPO booth.
:: Company logo displayed on hanging aisle signs and column wraps.

Gold Sponsor – Total Investment $3,500

:: EXPO Official Program and Directory: One half page display ad.
:: Four (4) tickets to the LRA Education Foundation Gala honoring LRAEF Scholars.
:: Pre-show publicity in A La Carte magazine, the official publication of the Louisiana Restaurant Association.
:: Company logo prominently displayed throughout the EXPO hall.
:: Company logo in all printed material. (Deadline April 1, 2017)
:: Company logo prominently displayed on shuttle board at shuttle drop-off and pick-up areas.
:: Company logo displayed on hanging aisle signs and column wraps.
:: Sponsor recognition at the EXPO Opening Ceremony.

Silver Sponsor – Total Investment $1,500

:: EXPO Official Program and Directory: One half page display ad.
:: Two (2) tickets to the LRA Education Foundation Gala honoring LRAEF Scholars.
:: Pre-show publicity in A La Carte magazine, the official publication of the Louisiana Restaurant Association.
:: Company listing prominently displayed throughout the EXPO hall.
:: Company listing in all printed material. (Deadline April 1, 2017)
:: Company listing prominently displayed on shuttle board at shuttle drop-off and pick-up areas.
:: Sponsor recognition at the EXPO Opening Ceremony.

NON PACKAGE OPPORTUNITIES

Booth Bingo - $250 (35 Slots Available): Sponsor a square on the Bingo card. Bingo cards are
handed out to all foodservice attendees at registration and are a great tool to ensure that attendees
will come by your booth. (Two great prizes will be given each day for the booth bingo players).

Window Cling Signage - $800 (4 Available): Focus attendees on your brand and booth number right
when you enter the doors to the convention center. You provide the artwork, and we’ll make the
custom signage on the lower glass panels of the entrance doors to the Louisiana Foodservice &
Hospitality EXPO (18” wide 24” high). We must have your artwork by July 8, 2017.

Exhibit Hall Bag Sponsor - $2,000 (EXCLUSIVE): Put your company name in the hands of thousands
of attendees by supplying them with show bags (you provide the bags). To maximize your exposure
as the EXHIBIT HALL BAG SPONSOR, be sure to place a piece of literature about your company or
offer a show special. These bags will only be given to BUYERS! You will need to supply 3,000-4,000.

Email Blast - $800 – (5 Available): One pre-Show email blast to pre-registered attendees and one
after the EXPO to all register attendees.

Floor Logos - $700 2ft x 4ft, total of three with your design.

Upgraded bold listing in Show Directory - $75 Stand out from the rest of the listings by having
your company name bold and highlighted.

SHOW DIRECTORY

Full Page Color Ad Inside Cover ($1,000)

Full Page Color Ad Inside Back Cover ($800)

Half Page Color Ad (8 available) ($350)

Full Page Color Ad (4 available) ($600)

Special thanks to:

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors