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In 2008 the Emerging Manager Forum and CTAExpo conferences were started to help alternative investors meet and identify new trading talent in the Hedge Fund, CTA, FX and Alternative Management space. The conferences offer sponsors the opportunity to communicate with their target client base in person, enhance their company’s visibility in the alternative space and communicate with potential clients through the conference’s extensive media channels. 2016 was the most successful year yet for CTAExpo and Emerging Manager Forum conferences. Our conferences in New York and Chicago continue to be sold out and Miami’s attendance continues to grow. Our website in 2016 had over 30,000 visitors of which over 21,000 we unique. These visitors viewed over 80,000 pages on the websites. We now have almost 1,700 members in the CTAExpo LinkedIn group, and the total universe of contacts we communicate with exceeds 25,000. In addition, each of the 3 conferences produces significant visibility for our sponsors through listings on our websites. Over 80% of conference attendees use our Pre-Conference Information System which includes: the Online Public Registration List, Pre-Conference Trader Directory, Service Provider Directory and our individual sponsor pages on the website. Sponsors can choose from a range of opportunities to enhance their marketing efforts. We can also custom structure sponsorships to create the desired exposure to existing and potential clients. We also offer multi-conference sponsorship discounts. For a full list of the benefits of sponsorship, our 2016 Conference Demographics study and the opportunities available in 2017, or to discuss a custom sponsorship structured to your unique requirements, please contact: Bucky Isaacson Frank Pusateri 650-851-8507 518-656-9348 Bucky@CTAExpo.net Frank@CTAExpo.net  

CTAEXPO LLC | PO BOX 147, CLEVERDALE, NY 12820 | PHONE: 650-576-2833 | BUCKY@CTAEXPO.NET


CTAEXPO & EMERGING MANAGER FORUM 2017 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES As of January 1, 2017 - All Amounts are in US Dollars

CTAEXPO/EMERGING MANAGER FORUM MOBILE- $7,000

CTAExpo/Emerging Manager Forum Mobile functions as the networking epicenter for the conferences. Beginning prior to the conference attendees can see the conference agenda, check the conference website and 4 weeks prior to the conference begin the networking process with other attendees. The attendee list is updated weekly to ensure the most current list of attendee. It is password protected and available to all conference attendees at no additional cost and utilized heavily during the conference. • Banner ad on CTAExpo/Emerging Manager Attendee Listing. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 3 complimentary conference registrations. • Distribution of company promotional material at the conference. • $200 charge for additional sponsor attendees.

COCKTAIL RECEPTIONS -$7,000

The Closing Cocktail Party is scheduled for 2 hours at the close of the day. The reception offers attendees the opportunity to come together and discuss the day’s events in an enjoyable informal setting. The sponsorship of the Closing Cocktail Party Includes: • Sponsor’s logo on signage during the reception. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Welcoming Remarks at the Cocktail Reception. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • Prominent recognition in the conference brochure and program, distributed at the conference in hard copy, posted on our web site and emailed to all participants. • Cocktail napkins with your logo will be used at each reception. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 4 complimentary conference registrations. • Pre-conference mailing list of Traders attending with their email addresses. • Distribution of company promotional material at the conference. • One sponsored article on the conference website. • 5% discount on additional sponsorship opportunities. • $200 charge for additional sponsor attendees.


LUNCH - $6,000

The conference luncheon presents an opportunity for sponsors to increase their visibility by making the luncheon Welcoming Remarks. • Sponsor’s logo on signage during the luncheon. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Welcoming Remarks at the luncheon. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • Prominent recognition in the conference brochure and program, distributed at the conference in hard copy, posted on our web site and emailed to all participants. • 4 complimentary conference registrations. • Napkins with your logo will be used at the luncheon. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • Pre-conference mailing list of Traders attending with their email addresses. • Distribution of company promotional material at the conference. • One sponsored article on the conference website. • 5% discount on additional sponsorship opportunities. • $200 charge for additional sponsor attendees.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST - $3,500

• Sponsor’s logo on signage during breakfast. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • Napkins or coffee cup holders with your logo at breakfast. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 3 complimentary conference registrations. • Distribution of company promotional material at the conference. • $300 charge for additional sponsor attendees.

COFFEE BREAKS - $3,000 PER BREAK

There are 2 coffee breaks at each conference, the morning coffee break and the afternoon. • Sponsor’s logo on signage during coffee break. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • Napkins or coffee cup holders with your logo at the coffee break. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 3 complimentary conference registrations. • Distribution of company promotional material at the conference. • $300 charge for additional sponsor attendees.


EXHIBITION SPACE - $5,000

(Does not include setup costs, internet or additional electrical service) There are a limited number of exhibition spaces available in the registration and networking area at each conference. Sponsors of one of these will have use of a space throughout the day. Setup your own booth and space sized to fit your needs, a table and chairs can be provided as needed. • Use of the exhibition space throughout the day. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 4 complimentary conference registrations. • Pre-conference mailing list of Traders attending with their email addresses. • One sponsored article on the conference website. • 5% discount on additional sponsorship opportunities. • $200 charge for additional sponsor attendees.

PRIVATE LOW TOP TABLES WITH CHAIRS - $3,500

There are a limited number of large low-top tables situated in the registration/networking area. They give sponsors an excellent opportunity to sit with clients and potential clients and discuss the services that the sponsor offers. Signage is placed on each table indicating the sponsor’s name or logo and sponsors station themselves at the table throughout the day meeting with conference attendees. • Sponsor’s logo on a sign on the table • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Four chairs. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • Pre-conference list of traders attending with their email addresses. • 3 complimentary conference registrations.

PRIVATE HIGH TOP TABLES - $2,500

There are a limited number of small high-top tables situated in the registration/networking area. Attendees tend to gather around these tables through-out the day. Signage is placed on each table indicating the sponsor’s name or logo and sponsor representatives station themselves at the table throughout the day distributing materials and meeting potential new clients. • Sponsor’s logo on a sign at the private table. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 2 complimentary conference registrations.


CONFERENCE DIRECTORIES - $3,000 FOR EACH DIRECTORY

There are 3 conference directories given out at each conference: Service Provider Directory, Trader Directory and the Public Registration List. The sponsor’s logo is prominently displayed on the cover of each directory. • Sponsor’s logo on the cover of the sponsored directory. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 3 complimentary conference registrations. • Distribution of company promotional material at the conference. • $300 charge for additional sponsor attendees.

BRANDING OPPORTUNITIES - $2,000 TO $2,500 (Depending on the opportunity selected)

There are several branding opportunities for sponsors, by putting their logo prominently on one of these, to gain exposure to all attendees. These opportunities include: Conference Name Tags, Lanyards, Conference Program, Trader Presentation Rooms, Industry Workshop Rooms, Signage, Email Blasts and the conference brochure. • Sponsor’s logo appears prominently on the opportunity chosen to sponsor. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 2 complimentary conference registrations. • Distribution of company promotional material at the conference. • $300 charge for additional sponsor attendees.

BRANDED MERCHANDISE - $2,000 TO $2,500 (Depending on Item selected)

There are several items available for sponsorship as giveaways for each conference. Each of these items allows a sponsor to have their logo or name and website printed on them and are distributed to attendees at the conference. The items include: mouse pads, mints, pens, note pads, bags, keychain flashlights, and stress balls. • Sponsor’s logo is the only logo that appears on the item. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 2 complimentary conference registrations. • Distribution of company promotional material at the conference.

SPEAKER SPONSORSHIPS

• Introduction of the sponsored speaker or panel. • Your logo with a link to your website displayed on the conference website. • Prominent recognition on conference signage. • One page in the Service Provider Directory. Posted on the website and given out in hard copy to all attendees. • 2 complimentary conference registrations.

Keynote Speaker Welcoming Remarks Other Speaker or Panels

$2,500 $2,000 $2,000


Bucky Isaacson bucky@ctaexpo.net 650-851-8507

Frank Pusateri frank@ctaexpo.net 518-656-9348

CTAEXPO, LLC PO Box 147, Cleverdale, NY 12820 www.CTAExpo.com | www.EmergingManagerForum.com ©2017 CTAEXPO (AS OF JANUARY 1, 2017 )

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