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2013

Sponsorship & Exhibit Guide

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The Real Show The Virginia Association of REALTORS速 2013 Convention & Expo


The Virginia Association of REALTORS® 2013 Convention & Expo Location: The Virginia Beach Convention Center Event Dates: October 4-5, 2013

93%

of Real Show attendees visit the Expo Hall!

The Real Show is Virginia’s largest statewide education and networking event for real estate professionals. REALTORS® attend to connect with the best in the business across the state, discover the latest in business trends and technology, and meet with key industry partners in the Expo Hall.

Real Show attendees are active, influential REALTORS:

15.7%

31.4% VAR Board of Directors,VAR Committee, or Special Interest Group

Local Association President, President Elect, or Association Executive/ Association Staff

Attendee Snapshot: Convention attendees are active Virginia real estate professionals, including residential and commercial sales agents, brokers, top producers, new agents, sales award winners, and association executives. Attendees are from VAR’s 29 local associations, traveling from more than 124 cities and counties and representing nearly 300 brokerages across Virginia! 2

5.9% National Association Director or Committee Member

Expo Hall Format: The Expo is open for two full days, giving your company ample opportunity to meet with Virginia REALTORS®! Traffic drivers include an Expo Hall Opening Reception on Friday, free breakfast on Saturday, lunch in the Expo Hall on Friday and Saturday, prize drawings, and education sessions on the Alpha Expo Hall Stage. We also include two full conference registrations with your booth space, encouraging you to participate in the entire event and make the most of your time on-site. The Real Show is brought to you by the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR). VAR represents nearly 30,000 REALTORS® active in all phases of real estate brokerage, property management, development and appraisal. Our mission is to enhance our membership’s ability to achieve business success.

Contact Katie Lindner at (410) 584-1968 or email klindner@networkmediapartners.com


Thank you to our 2012 Sponsors!

MOR T GAGE

Past Exhibitors and Sponsors include: 1-855-Covered, Inc

Embrace Home Loans

Melco Marketing, Inc.

SentriLock, LLC

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty Of VA

Employment Enterprises, Inc.

MRIS

Shaheen and Shaheen, P.C.

Access National Bank

eShield of VA

My Marketing Matters

ShowingTime

EShowings

NAR Resort

SIGNiX

Exit Realty- Virginia

National Association of Residential Property Managers

Skymie Video Tours, LLC

eXp Realty Express Design Center

Navy Federal Credit Union

State Farm

Farm Credit

Nextage Realty

Farmers Insurance

Old Point Mortgage

Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

First American Home Buyers Protection

Old Republic Home Protection

Atlantic Closing & Escrow

Gifts on Time

On The Move Inc

Avectra

Graphic Dimensions LLC

Outstaffing, Inc.

Bank of America

HMS Home Warranty

Pearl Insurance

Bath Fitter & Kitchen Saver, Inc

Home Warranty of America

BB&T Mortgage

HomeFinder.com

Pillar to Post Professional Home Inspection

Homes.Com

PNC Mortgage

HSA Home Warranty

Prime Lending

Immobel Services Group, Inc

Prosperity Mortgage

JES Construction Inc.

Ram Jack Foundation Solutions

Ainslie Group Allstate Insurance Company Allstate Insurance Company American Home Shield American Mechanical ATC Financial

Blu Skyy Realty Centralized Showing Service Century 21 Chase Clean Air Concept Coleman American Allied Cox Communication CRS Data Cutco Corporation Daily Press Media Group Dominion Virginia Power Eastern Data

Kathy’s Accessories

Old Virginia Mortgage

Staged 2 Sell SunTrust Mortgage Supra Systems Engineering Tennessee Valley Signs The Real Estate Book The Real Estate Book The Wise Agent Tidewater Home Funding Tidewater Mortgage Universal Pest & Termite UPS ValuePest.com of America, Inc. Verizon

Kazadu

Real Estate Information Network

Kelso Signs

RealBiz360

Virginia CRS Chapter

L&S Home Staging, LLC

RealFocus

Liberty Mutual

Realty Executives

Virginia Housing Development Authority

Long & Foster Corporate

RPAC

Lowe’s Companies, Inc

William E. Wood and Associates

Samuel I. White PC

Magnets USA

World Class Coaches

Scentsy

For more information, visit www.VARealtor.com

Veterans United Home Loans

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2013 Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor The Real Show in order to maximize your visibility and drive traffic to your booth. All sponsorship items below are also available a la carte.

Platinum Package–$15,000 (1 Available) Your Choice of:

 aturday Happy Hour: The Real Show ends with a Happy Hour S on Saturday night, which gives attendees one last opportunity for networking with both their peers and exhibitors. Sponsorship of this event can included a custom cocktail, signage, and more!

SOLD

✓Expo Kickoff Reception: The biggest event in the Expo Hall, and your opportunity for non-stop attention! Sponsor this kick-off toand BB&T Mortgage opportunities. celebration with unique signage recognition

Deliverables include: • 20x20 premium booth space • Full page, 4 color ad in on-site Program • 30 minute speaking spot in the Expo Hall Learning Area • Branded Seating Area near education sessions • Tote Bag Insert • Inclusion on the Treasure Hunt Game Card • 8 Exhibitor Registrations • Enhanced Exhibitor Profile on the Convention website • Prominent logo recognition on all pre- and postshow promotional materials • Platinum Sponsor recognition on-site • Platinum Sponsor badges • Pre- and post-show contact lists NEW - includes emails!

Gold Package–$9,000 (4 Available) Your Choice of:  aturday Breakfast Sponsor: Saturday morning will kick off with a breakS fast in the Expo Hall. This exclusive sponsorship opportunity includes prominent acknowledgement in the Convention Program, signage in the Expo, and more!  huttle Sponsors: Attendees need to get from their hotel to the Convention S Center... make sure they see you each time they travel! Put your message in front of REALTORS® and throughout Virginia Beach by including your logo on the shuttle!

SOLD

✓M  obile Office Sponsor: REALTORS® need WiFi and a Cyber Café (and you probably do too). Give them the technology they need, and the visibility you

to Embrace Home Loans want through this inclusive sponsorship opportunity.

Education Tracks: Reach your target REALTOR® audience by sponsoring the education sessions that speak to their needs. Topic areas include: Risk Manage-

Deliverables include: • 10x20 premium booth space • Full page, 4 color ad in on-site Program • 30 minute speaking spot in the Expo Hall Learning Area • Tote Bag Insert • Inclusion on the Treasure Hunt Game Card • 5 Exhibitor Registrations • Enhanced Exhibitor Profile on the Convention website • Prominent logo recognition on all pre- and postshow promotional materials • Gold Sponsor recognition on-site • Gold Sponsor badges • Pre- and post-show contact lists NEW - includes emails!

ment/Legal, Broker, or Business + Technology. Through speaker introductions and logo recognition, you’ll receive non-stop exposure!

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Contact Katie Lindner at (410) 584-1968 or email klindner@networkmediapartners.com


All sponsorship options are available a la carte.

Silver Package–$6,000 (2 Available)

SOLD

Your Choice of: ✓L  anyards*: Used daily at the conference, the lanyards are a necessity at every convention and help your company top of mind to attendees. to keep Point2  harging Station: Help REALTORS® stay charged – their latops, cell phones, C and other wireless gadgets, that is – by being the exclusive sponsor of the charging kiosk.  ote Bags*: What better way for your company to gain visibility than by being T seen over and over again! Even after the event, the conference tote bags, imprinted with your company logo, will be carried back to the office by conference attendees.  offee Breaks: Keep VAR members fueled at The Real Show by sponsoring C

Deliverables include: • 10x10 corner booth space • Half page, 4 color ad in on-site Program • Inclusion on the Treasure Hunt Game Card • 30 minute speaking spot in the Expo Hall Learning Area • 3 Exhibitor Registrations • Enhanced Exhibitor Profile on the Convention website • Prominent logo recognition on all pre- and postshow promotional materials • Silver Sponsor recognition on-site • Silver Sponsor badges • Pre- and post-show contact lists NEW - includes emails!

the coffee breaks that are held on Friday and Saturday. Sponsorship can include sponsored coffee mugs, ample signage, and more.

* Sponsor is responsible for providing this item to VAR

Bronze Package–$3,000 (8 Available) Treasure Hunt Game Card: Looking for that extra boost to drive traffic to your booth? Each attendee is given a game card, where they will be required to visit each booth on the card in order to qualify for prizes!

Deliverables include: • 10x10 corner booth space • Quarter page, color ad in on-site Program • 2 Exhibitor Registrations • Enhanced Exhibitor Profile on the Convention website • Logo recognition on all pre- and post-show promotional materials • Bronze Sponsor recognition on-site • Bronze Sponsor badges • Pre- and post-show mailing lists

CUSTOMIZE IT! Looking for something that is not here? We can customize any sponsorship option to fit your needs. Please contact Brittany Sullivan. For more information, visit www.VARealtor.com

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Booth Options: Reserved sponsor booths 10 x 20 booth: $2,500 10x10 corner: $1,150 10x10 aisle: $990

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Each booth includes: - One 6 foot table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket

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Contact Katie Lindner at (410) 584-1968 or email klindner@networkmediapartners.com

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Sponsorship & Exhibit Application and Contract The Real Show 2013

Virginia Beach Convention Center October 4-5, 2013

Sponsorship and Exhibit Rates Platinum $15,000 includes 20x20 island booth

Gold $9,000

includes 10x20 premium booth

Silver $6,000

includes 10x10 corner booth

Bronze $3,000

Custom Option

includes 10x10 corner booth

$________

Total $ 

Sponsorship Level [Includes Booth(s)] 

Please fill out form legibly and completely. Submit this form to: Katie Lindner fax to (410) 584-1998 Or email to klindner@networkmediapartners.com CANCELLATION OR DOWNSIZING

Booth Selection (make up to 3 selections): 1)_____________ 2)_____________ 3)_____________ All booths first come, first served.

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

20x20 booth ($5,000) 10x20 booth ($2,500) Corner 10x10 ($1,150) Standard 10x10 ($990) Official Convention Program Ad Color  Full pg. ($2,000) 1/2 pg. ($1,000) 1/4 pg. ($500) Branding and Marketing Support: Reduced Rate ad program in VAR’s magazine, Commonwealth! Half Page color ad in 3 issues ($4,000 total)

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Total $  Would you like to donate a door prize?___ If yes, please tell us so we can promote it in the Convention materials:���������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Company Name �������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Primary Contact �������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Address �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� City/State/Zip ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Phone ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Fax ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������

Upon providing written notice, an Exhibitor may cancel or downsize from the Exhibit subject to the following conditions and restrictions: A. If a written cancellation or downsize notification is received at VAR or Network Media Partners, Inc on or before October 19, 2012, 100% of the amount of payment received will be refunded and space will be canceled. B. If a written cancellation or downsize notification is received at Network Media Partners, Inc. on October 20, 2012 – May 10, 2013, exhibitor is liable 50% of the total agreement and space will be canceled. C. If a written cancellation or downsize notification is received at Network Media Partners, Inc. after May 10, 2013, no refunds will be issued and exhibitor is liable for 100% of the total agreement price. In the event of cancellation or downsizing, VAR reserves the right to use the cancelled/downsized space, including the sale of space to another Exhibitor without any rebate or allowances to the cancelled/downsized Exhibitor. D. If the account is referred to a collection attorney for any reason, exhibitor/agency agrees to pay 25% attorney fees plus any costs associated with collections.

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Please click here or visit http://networkmediapartners.com/var/2013/REalShow2013.htm to complete your company description and more to be featured on the Convention website www.realshowva.com. Do you have a disability that will require special auxiliary aids and/or services? ___Yes ___No

Network Media Partners, Inc. Executive Plaza I, Suite 900 11350 McCormick Road Hunt Valley, MD 21031 Katie Lindner klindner@networkmediapartners.com (410) 584-1968

Exhibitor’s Authorized Signature:  Date:

Print name & title:  Please sign, date, and fax agreement to 410-584-1998.

By signing this applicant contract, I hereby acknowledge that I am authorized on behalf of the exhibitor to enter into this agreement. I have read, understand, and agree to terms, conditions, and procedures detailed on Form A and Form B.

Payment Method Please invoice my company at the above address. I understand payment is due upon receipt of invoice. Please charge my credit card (circle one): VISA

MasterCard

American Express

Name on Card �������������������������������������������������������������������������� Card # _________________________________________Exp. Date ____________ Security Code _____ Address of Card _______________________________________________________________________ Zip Code

Signature for Credit Card Authorization ���������������������������������������������������� Print Name & Title ���������������������������������������������������������������������

FORM A


Terms and Conditions • Exhibits must be manned at all times during exhibit hours as outlined in this contract. Booths will tentatively be 10’ x 10’ (size may be subject to change based on Convention Center placement) and include the following: 8 ft. high pipe and flame resistant fabric backdrops; 3 ft. high pipe and flame resistant fabric siderails; 1 6-foot draped table; 2 chairs; a 1-line booth identification sign showing name of exhibitor. If you have questions, please contact Katie Lindner at klindner@networkmediapartners.com. • The exhibitor assumes the entire responsibility and liability for losses, damages, and claims arising out of exhibitor’s activities on the Convention Center’s premises, covenants not to sue and agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Convention Center, and its parent corporation, as well as their respective trustees, directors, officers, agents, servants, and employees from any and all such losses, damages and claims. • Only products manufactured or distributed by the exhibitor under contract for space may be displayed or used in the exhibit area. • Exhibitors may not sublet or assign any portion of their booth(s) to others. • Advertising or canvassing outside the exhibitors own space is not permitted. • All displays and decorative material must be flameproof. • Display materials may not be screwed or nailed to the floors or walls of the exhibit area. • The Virginia Association of REALTORS® reserves the right to approve the character of any exhibit and to prohibit any display which is the cause of noise or other objectionable features that may distract from the general character of the show. This applies to displays, literature, advertising, novelties, souvenirs, conduct of persons, etc. • E xhibitors shall assume all responsibility for any loss, damage or claims arriving out of injury or damage to exhibitors’ displays, equipment, and other property brought upon the hotel premises and shall indemnify and hold harmless the Virginia Association of REALTORS®, the Convention Center, agents, servants, and employees from any and all liability which may ensue, from whatever cause, loss, damage or claim. • E arly breakdown is strictly prohibited. Exhibitors breaking down their spaces prior to the printed time will be assessed a $500 fine

Katie Lindner, Network Media Partners, Inc. E: klindner@networkmediapartners.com P: (410) 584-1968 F: (410) 584-1998 For more information on the Real Show, go to www.VARealtor.com.

FORM B


Program Guide Advertising Electronic File Requirements • A printed proof must accompany all submitted artwork. • Do NOT include printer’s marks (crop marks, registration marks, etc) in the file submission. If you are concerned that we will not know where your ad should be cropped, include crop marks on the printed proof and we will ensure that your ad is placed properly. • Do NOT include a bleed with fractional ads (anything smaller than a full page). • Please supply only PDF print-ready files (see requirements below). We do NOT accept film or any native application file formats (please, NO Quark, MS Word, InDesign, PageMaker, etc). •PDF file requirements: Must be hi-res, print-ready PDF. All images must be 300 dpi or better. All fonts must be embedded. • Color: Color ads must use CMYK color only. RGB color or spot colors (such as Pantone colors) are NOT acceptable.

Make an impact and drive traffic to your booth with an ad in the Virginia Association of REALTORS® 2013 Convention Program Guide! The Program Guide is referenced dozens of times each day by all attendees – make sure that each time they open the program they are invited to your booth and reminded of your company’s product/service.

• The publisher will not be held responsible for color running incorrectly if a digital color proof is not submitted by the advertiser. A digital color proof (Matchprint or Iris) should be submitted at 100% ad size. • Laser or inkjet proofs are acceptable for content only, but cannot be used to guarantee color. • Media accepted: CDs, DVDs; or digital files submitted electronically. Submitted media will not be returned unless requested.

Deadlines: Space Reservation: August 16, 2013 Artwork Due: August 19, 2013

Submitting files: Go to www.NetworkMediaPartners.com/upload to submit files. Or go directly to our ftp at ftp:// network:*submit*@ftp.networkmediapartners. com

Color Advertising Rates Full Page

• Black & white ads should use black only (not 4-color). Images should be grayscale.

$2,000

Half Page $1,000 Quarter Page $500 Specs

width

x

depth

Full Page (non-bleed)

8.75”

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7”

Full Page (bleed)*

10”

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8.25”

Send hard copy proof (and disk, if submitting artwork by CD/DVD) to: Cassie Paton Network Media Partners, Inc. Executive Plaza I, Suite 900 11350 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031 p: 410-584-1953 e: cpaton@networkmediapartners.com

*NOTE: Trim size of publication is 9.75” wide x 8” tall. For bleed, extend artwork 1/8” beyond all four edges, to arrive at Bleed Size above. Keep all text elements at least 3/8” inside all edges.

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Half Page- Vertical

4.25”

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7”

Quarter Page

4.25”

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3.375”

Contact Katie Lindner at (410) 584-1968 or email klindner@networkmediapartners.com


2013 Real Show Exhibitor Information