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Become an E+SD Sponsor

All E+SD 2018 Sponsors receive conference exposure and branding benefits. Sponsorships are available to FMI Associate Members, only. A $1,500 FMI Associate Member fee will be added to all non-member sponsorships. Learn more about our Associate Member Program here.

Download 2018 Prospectus                 Sponsor Commitment Form 2018

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Valuable Engagement

Here are some of the retailers/wholesalers that will attend 2018 Energy & Store Development Conference, by job title:

Director of Maintenance, Energy & LEED

Vice President, Facilities

VP, Store Planning, Construction & Maintenance

VP, Regional Maintenance Manager

Director, Refrigeration & Energy Management

Director, Equipment Purchasing

VP, Construction & Procurement

VP, Real Estate & Store Engineering

We offer a limited number of optimal sponsorship opportunities for this conference. These valuable opportunities allow suppliers to enhance business relationships with current customers and attract potential new clients through exhibition, networking events and breakout sessions. There will be four types of sponsorship categories offered this year:

Energy & Store Development 2018 Sponsor Levels

Title Sponsors ($25,000)

Title sponsors receive the highest level of exposure throughout the conference. Network Level sponsorship opportunities are designed to reach the greatest number of conference attendees, over an extended period of time, during the conference. Two complimentary registrations as well as pre and post-event engagement benefits are included in this package. Learn more.

Network Sponsors ($15,000)

This level of sponsorship offers high-impact opportunities for sponsors to place their logos and product information in receptions or on merchandise that are offered to all conference attendees. A complimentary registration included in this package. Learn more.

Industry Supporters ($10,000)

Industry Education Supporters receive conference wide logo and exclusive brand recognition per opportunity, reduced-rate registrations. Learn more.

Conference Partners (under $5,000 - $7,000)

E+SD Conference Partners receive logo and brand recognition for an individual general session, as a supporter of conference insights. Learn more.

All sponsors of the Energy + Store Development Conference receive the following general sponsor benefits, in addition to their direct sponsor level benefits:

  • Prominent logo display on sponsor recognition boards, event reminder emails, E+SD event website, sponsor slide loop, and the conference mobile app
  • “Proud E+SD 2018 Sponsor” logo that can be displayed on your company’s website and email signature
  • Recognition and thanks by the conference co-chairs
  • Attendee list 2 weeks prior to the conference.
  • All registered staff from sponsoring companies will receive a badge with a ‘Sponsor’ ribbon on it.

  • Packages are going fast. 
    Call 202-220-0759 to reserve your opportunity!

    Photo - MREsInvest in your company's future by placing your brand in front of retailers interested in creating environmentally friendly stores.
    Connect with other professionals and potential business partners who have similar responsibilities and challenges.
    Enhance your industry network connections. Take your
    business to the next level. 

    Expand Your Network at the Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange

    Exhibit at the Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange:
    Sunday, September 23, 2018   | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Monday, September 24, 2018 | 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

    The Manufacture + Retailer Exchange is a 2-day, successive evening, networking receptions, where suppliers can connect with retailers while having meaningful conversations about their offered products and services with visual table-tops displays.

    Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange (M+RE) Costs:37467557012_0796f4e0a6_z

    Tabletop Display: 
    6’ Tabletop Fee (badge not included)   $1000 

    Badge Registration
    FMI Member Supplier      $1,275
    Non-Member Supplier     $1,500                

    Example: One tabletop and two FMI Associate Member registrations costs: $3,550 ($1000 + $1,275 + $1,275)

    The Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange (M+RE) includes: ESD 2018

    • Opening Networking Reception on Sunday
    • Second Networking Reception on Monday
    • 6’ table to display your latest products and services information.

    Registered suppliers and retailers can participate in E+SD sessions.

    Suppliers who exhibit at the Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange have the opportunity to:

    • Showcase their products and services in front of more than 100 leading retailers responsible for energy management, HVAC, refrigeration, design, construction and lighting systems
    • Network with new and existing customers

    Retailers attend the E+SD Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange (M+RE) to:

    • Connect with new and current suppliers
    • Gain “in the know”developments in the latest equipment, products, and services offered for energy, refrigeration, and store design
    • Gather ideas for purchase decisions

Who Attends E+SD

2017 Attendance by Position Level

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Over 600 energy, refrigeration and store development professionals attended the 2017 E+SD Conference. Nearly a quarter of those attendees were registered as CEO, President, Owner, or Vice President of their company. 466 attendees were manager level or higher, with the ability to make influence company decisions.

See who attends the E+SD Conference

For more information contact:

Laurie A. Gethin
Director, Education
202-220-0715 or 

Jennifer Jones
Specialist, Sales Administration

Ben Quigley
Director, Meetings & Industry Events
202-220-0716 or

2018 Event Sponsors

Title Sponsors

Network Sponsors

Industry Supporters

Conference Partners

Media Partners