ADVERTISING & SPONSORSHIPS

Advertising and sponsorships are a great way to stand out among the over 400 exhibiting companies that will be at Modern Day Marine – and an ideal way to make sure your message is seen and heard by attendees! We have sponsorship options to meet every budget and every strategy.

With a new venue for the show and several new special events, there are numerous opportunities to highlight and showcase your company. Contact Jaymie Nielsen at jaymie.nielsen@emeraldx.com with questions or to make your purchase.

SPECIAL EVENTS


BREAKFASTS & LUNCHES

CONGRESSIONAL BREAKFAST SPONSOR

Exclusive – Open to contracted exhibitors only.

The Inaugural Modern Day Marine Congressional Breakfast will focus both lawmaker and appropriater attention on the conceptual strategic value of Force Design 2030 as a service level roadmap for rapid transition to a 21st century, naval integrated, “stand in force” for deterence in restricted seas and complex littoral terrain. Invited guests will include the lawmakers, appropriators and affiliated professional staff who are most instrumental to informing and resourcing the Commandant of the Marine Corps’ vision for Force Design 2030. Sponsorship includes:

  • Recognition at breakfast with 22×28 sign
  • Option to play short video on loop for 30 minutes prior to event
  • Acknowledged from podium by host
  • Logos on tables
  • Two seats at head table
  • Acknowledgement and logo in program
  • Recognition of Sponsor on MDM Quarterdeck Digital Leadership Board in rotating fashion along with overall show sponsor
  • Includes sponsorship of the inaugural “Plank Owner Award” presented to a member of Congress who is also a Marine Veteran

Inquire for pricing

CONGRESSIONAL BREAKFAST TABLE

Open to contracted exhibitors only.

Reserve a table for ten (10) at the Inaugural Modern Day Marine Congressional Breakfast.

Standard: $1,700; 18 available 
Premium (prominent location): $2,100; 4 available

MDM CAREER TRANSITION LUNCH TITLE SPONSOR

Hosted by the Marine Corps Association

Exclusive

Sponsor the lunch for transitioning Marines and veterans who are interested in making an immediate employment change or exploring the range of potential future options. A complimentary lunch will be served to all attendees. Lunch will include presentations from the Title Sponsor as well as individual table sponsors. The company will be able to send up to two representatives per table. The remaining seats will be open to Marines and veterans for career networking. Sponsorship includes:

  • Includes 2 Career Transition lunch tables with eight (8) seats each (seating reduced due to COVID restrictions)
  • Company logo on table
  • Includes 2 seats at head table with Marine Corps and Marine Corps Association leadership
  • First career opportunity presentation of the event (10 minutes maximum)
  • Recognition with logo on event-specific signs, in pre-show marketing, the website, and on social media
  • Acknowledgment from podium

Inquire for pricing

MDM CAREER TRANSITION LUNCH TABLE SPONSOR

Hosted by the Marine Corps Association

Sponsor a table at the lunch for transitioning Marines and veterans who are interested in making an immediate employment change or exploring the range of potential future options. The purchase of a table will include the opportunity to make a 5-minute presentation to all those in attendance. The company will be able to send up to two (2) representatives. The remaining seats will be open to Marines and veterans for career networking.

  • Includes one Career Transition lunch table with ten (10) seats
  • Company logo on table
  • Career opportunity presentation (5 minutes maximum)

Exhibiting companies: $500
Non-exhibiting industry: $1,000

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE AWARDS & LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST TABLE

Purchase a table for your company representatives to honor the eleven Enlisted Awardees during the Marine Corps League’s Awards & Leadership Breakfast. The ceremony will include performances by elements of the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, Drum & Bugle Corps, and the Color Guard of the Marine Corps, and will be attended by Marine Corps Leaders, invited foreign dignitaries, a wide range of DoD officials and Industry representatives, as well as the collective leadership of the MDM Co-Host organizations (the Marine Corps League & the Marine Corps Association).

Table with ten (10) seats: $1,500

ADVANCE PLANNING BRIEF TO INDUSTRY (APBI)

APBI TITLE SPONSOR

The Advance Planning Brief to Industry (APBI) will entail a full day of interactive key leader presentations from across the scope of Marine Corps Systems Command and Program Executive Office Land Systems Portfolios & Programs. APBI in person attendance will be available to the first 300 qualified individuals, with the opportunity to attend virtually open to an unlimited number of qualified registrants. All presentations will be live streamed as well as recorded for post event on demand viewing for sixty days following the APBI for all live and virtual registrants. The APBI is an Unclassified forum, but participation is only available to U.S citizens currently employed by U.S. based corporations.

  • Option to play sponsor video on loop for 30 minutes prior to event
  • Logo on waiting screen between sessions
  • Acknowledgment from podium at event open, prior to lunch & prior to happy hour networking to close the formal proceedings
  • Floor Decal outside entrance to room (designed by sponsor)
  • Logo included on meterboard outside entrance to room
  • Recognition in pre-event marketing and in post-event recording portal

Inquire for pricing

APBI MEAL SPONSOR

Get your brand in front of a highly concentrated group of government and industry stake holders critical to the Marine Corps acquisitions enterprise during the service of a buffet style luncheon.

  • Option to play sponsor video on loop for 20 minutes during lunch
  • Recognition at meal function with 22×28 sign
  • Acknowledgment from podium when host invites the crowd to lunch
  • Logos on lunch tables

Investment: $10,000

APBI COFFEE SPONSOR

Get your brand in front of a highly concentrated group of government and industry stake holders critical to the Marine Corps acquisitions enterprise during a morning and/or afternoon coffee and snack service.

  • Option to play sponsor video on loop for 10 minutes during coffee break
  • Acknowledged from the podium when host invites the crowd to coffee break
  • Recognition at break with 22×28 sign
  • Option to provide coffee cups and napkins (rights fee)

Investment: $5,000

APBI MIXER SPONSOR

Get your brand in front of a highly concentrated group of government and industry stake holders critical to the Marine Corps acquisitions enterprise during an afternoon beer, wine and light appetizer service following the last APBI presentation.

  • Recognition at mixer with 22×28 sign
  • Option to provide video to play during mixer
  • Acknowledgment from podium when host invites the crowd to the mixer
  • Logos on tables

Investment: $10,000

GRAND BANQUET

DICKEY CHAPELLE AWARD

Exclusive – Open to contracted exhibitors only.

The Dickey Chapelle Award honors the memory of the late Dickey Chapelle, an American foreign correspondent who first covered Marines in combat at the Battle of Iwo Jima and was killed while on patrol with a Marine Corps infantry unit engaged in combat operations against enemy forces during the Vietnam War. The award was established by the Marine Corps League to extend recognition to a woman who has contributed substantially to the morale, welfare and well-being of the officers, and women of the United States Marine Corps.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Premium Banquet table with seating for ten (10)
  • Sponsor representative invited to VIP Reception with honorees & CMC
  • Sponsor representative to appear on stage for award presentation
  • Sponsorship noted in program and event narration
  • Sponsorship noted in event schedules and outreach vehicles (website, show app, social)

Investment: $15,000

IRON MIKE AWARD SPONSOR

Exclusive – Open to contracted exhibitors only.

The Marine Corps League’s annual Military Order of the Iron Mike Award was established for the purpose of honoring a person who has made significant and lifelong contributions to the United States of America and the United States Marine Corps. The award is named for the landmark “Iron Mike” statue, located at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. The statue and the Iron Mike Award symbolize courage, dedication and distinguished leadership.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Premium Banquet table with seating for ten (10)
  • Sponsor representative invited to VIP Reception with honorees & CMC
  • Sponsor representative to appear on stage for award presentation
  • Sponsorship noted in program and event narration
  • Sponsorship noted in event schedules and outreach vehicles (website, show app, social)

Investment: $15,000

GRAND BANQUET SPONSOR

Open to contracted exhibitors only.

4 available

Spirited conversations will abound as Marine Industry guests enjoy hors d’oeuvres at the reception and dinner at the Modern Day Marine Banquet. Sponsor(s) benefits include:

  • Sponsor logo on signage at the Grand Banquet
  • One Banquet table with ten (10) seats in a prominent location
  • Recognition of company from the podium at the Banquet
  • Prominent inclusion in the Banquet Program
  • Sponsorship noted in event schedules and outreach vehicles

Investment: $12,000

GRAND BANQUET COCKTAIL SPONSOR

Exclusive – Open to contracted exhibitors only.

Be the exclusive cocktail hour sponsor at the Grand Banquet, which includes recognition in program, event narration, website, app, and social media.

  • Sponsor logo on signage at the Grand Banquet
  • Recognition of company from the podium at the Banquet
  • Prominent inclusion in the Banquet Program
  • Sponsorship noted in event schedules and outreach vehicles

Investment: $10,000

GRAND BANQUET DESSERT SPONSOR

Exclusive – Open to contracted exhibitors only.

There’s nothing sweeter than serving dessert with your logo front and center! Sponsorship will also include recognition in program, event narration, website, show app, and social media. See example

Investment: $5,000

GRAND BANQUET TABLE

Open to contracted exhibitors only.

The MDM Grand Banquet recognizes the 2022 recipients of the Military Order of the Iron Mike and the Dickey Chapelle Awards, the two most time honored and prestigious awards of the Marine Corps League. The Military Guest of Honor will be the Commandant of the Marine Corps and the event will include performances by “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band and the Color Guard of the Marine Corps.

Standard table for ten (10): $2,500; 12 available

Premium (prominent location) table for ten (10): $3,000; 9 available

Download a printable list of all opportunities here