Sponsorship Opportunities

An exclusive opportunity to position your company as a leader in the global payment security industry.

 

Get maximum visibility for your brand – view the available sponsorship opportunities.

Platinum Package (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Platinum Package (Limited to one sponsor)
$15,000 USD; 211,743 ZAR

 

This premium package includes an exclusive sponsorship of the Networking Reception held in the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall. The platinum package includes the following benefits:

 

  • Exclusive Sponsor at the Networking Reception
    • Reception features choice of branded signature cocktail cups with company logo, or as well as cocktail napkins with company logo and Middle East and Africa Forum branded signs on tabletops with exclusive platinum sponsor logos.
    • Two Middle East and Africa Forum branded signs (provided by PCI SSC) with exclusive platinum sponsor logos.
    • Opportunity to give a thank you gift to all attendees at the Networking Reception (all production and presentation costs are responsibility of sponsor).
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display.
    • Option to upgrade reception menu at sponsor’s expense.

 

  • Vendor Showcase visibility
    • 3m x 3m space at the Vendor Showcase includes one table and two chairs (Booth is included).
    • Opportunity to select premium the booth space location.
    • Opportunity to purchase additional booth space at discounted rate of $1000 USD (13,504 ZAR).

 

  • Opportunity to select premium booth space location. On-site visibility
    • Full page advertisement (designed by sponsor) with preferred placement in the program guide.
    • Logo recognition on the back of the cover of the program guide.
    • Sponsor signage (created by PCI SSC) through the Vendor Showcase exhibition hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Opportunity to include one specialty giveaway (to be provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC) in the attendee Welcome Kit.
    • Recognition in one tweet from the @PCISSC handle (8.2k followers) on Twitter, on two days of the Middle East and Africa Forum (2 total; tweet will include #sponsor hashtag).

 

  • Pre- event visibility
    • Logo displayed as Platinum sponsor on Middle East and Africa Forum HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with hyperlink to sponsor’s website.
    • (1) Customized email distributed by PCI SSC (sent from PCI SSC) to all registered companies of sponsor’s choice. (PCI SSC will provide email templates to sponsor to choose from; text and graphics provided by sponsor and inserted into template and approved by PCI SSC. Distribution date approved by PCI SSC.)
    • Recognition in one tweet from the @PCISSC handle (8.2k followers) on Twitter, leading up to the Middle East and Africa Forum (1 total; Sponsors choice of day and tweet will include #sponsor hashtag).

Gold Package (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Gold Package (Limited to one sponsor)

$10,000 USD; 141,162 ZAR

 

The Gold Package includes being an exclusive sponsor to the Networking Lunch. The Gold Package includes the following benefits:

 

  • Exclusive Sponsor of Networking Lunch
    • Two Middle East and Africa Forum branded signs (provided by PCI SSC) with Networking Lunch sponsor logo to be placed near catering tables during sponsored lunch.
    • Opportunity to distribute collateral at each lunch table (to be provided by sponsor and approved & distributed by PCI SSC).
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI) for display during the sponsored lunch.

 

  • Vendor Showcase visibility
    • Opportunity to select premium booth space location.
    • Booth available at a discounted rate of $1,000 USD (13,504 ZAR).

 

  • Opportunity to select premium booth space location. On-site visibility
    • Half page ad in the meeting program guide.
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide.
    • Logo on General Sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.

 

  • Pre-event visibility
    • Logo displayed as Gold Sponsor on Middle East and Africa Forum HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition in one tweet from the @PCISSC handle (8.2k followers) on Twitter, leading up to the Middle East and Africa Forum (1 total; Sponsors choice of day and tweet will include #sponsor hashtag).

Silver Package (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Silver Package (Limited to one sponsor)

$7,500 USD; 105,872 ZAR

 

The Silver Package includes being an exclusive sponsor of a Networking Breakfast held in the Vendor Showcase exhibit hall. The Silver Package includes the following benefits:

 

  • Exclusive Sponsor at Networking Breakfast
    • Two Middle East and Africa Forum branded signs (provided by PCI SSC) with Networking Breakfast sponsor logo to be placed in the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall during the Networking Breakfast.
    • Opportunity to distribute collateral at breakfast table (to be provided by sponsor and approved by PCI SSC) during the sponsored breakfast.
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during the sponsored breakfast.

 

  • Vendor Showcase visibility
    • Opportunity to select premium booth space location.
    • Booth available at a discounted rate of $1,000 USD (13,504 ZAR).

 

  • Opportunity to select premium booth space location. On-site visibility
    • Quarter page ad in the meeting program guide.
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide.
    • Logo on General Sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.

 

  • Pre- event visibility
    • Logo displayed as Silver Sponsor on Middle East and Africa Forum HTML emails, including hyperlink to sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.

Bronze Package (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Sold-OutBronze Package (Limited to one sponsor)

$6,000 USD; 84,697 ZAR

 

The Bronze Package offers a sponsorship of one Networking break on one day held in the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall. The Bronze package includes the following benefits:

 

  • Sponsor of one Networking Break
    • Two Middle East and Africa Forum branded signs (provided by PCI SSC) with Bronze sponsor logo to be displayed during sponsored breaks.
    • Opportunity to provide additional signage (to be approved by PCI SSC) for display during the sponsored break.

 

  • Vendor Showcase visibility
    • Priority placement of 3m x 3m space at Vendor Showcase. (Booth not included)
    • Booth available at a discounted rate of $1,000 USD (13,504 ZAR).

 

  • On-site visibility
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide.
    • Logo on General Sponsor signage (provided by PCI SSC) through the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
    • Logo included on the Pre-Session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.

 

  • Pre-event Visibility
    • Logo displayed as Bronze Sponsor on Middle East and Africa Forum HTML emails, including hyperlink to sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.

Standard Sponsorship Benefits

Standard Sponsorship Benefits – ALL levels below of sponsorship include the following benefits:

 

  • On-site visibility
    • Logo recognition on the back cover of the program guide
    • Logo on general event sponsorship signage (provided by PCI SSC) throughout the Vendor Showcase Exhibit Hall.
    • Logo included on the pre-session and intermission hold slides.
    • Opportunity to include a 1-page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit.

 

  • Pre- event visibility
    • Company name displayed as General Sponsor on Middle East and Africa Forum HTML emails, including hyperlink to the sponsor’s website.
    • Recognition on the meeting website with company logo and hyperlink to the sponsor’s website

Lanyard Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Lanyard Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor)

$4,000 USD; 56,465 ZAR

 

Be a visible presence at the Middle East and Africa Forum by getting your logo on the badge holder worn by every meeting attendee throughout the event. This opportunity includes:

 

  • Company logo imprinted on the lanyards along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC)
  • Badges and lanyards are required to be worn during the entire Middle East and Africa Forum and during the networking reception.
  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

Wireless Internet Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Wireless Internet Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor)

$4,000 USD; 56,465 ZAR

 

Exclusive branding as the Wireless Internet Sponsor. Sponsor each attendee’s access to an unlimited and secure wireless internet connection while at the event. This opportunity includes:

 

  • Company message (to be approved by PCI SSC) and logo displayed on the main login page of the attendee’s internet browser at the event.
  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

Attendee Bag Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Attendee Bag Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor)
$3,000 USD; 42,439 ZAR

 

Exclusive branding as the Attendee bag sponsor, which includes your logo on a convenient, reusable and lightweight tote. Be the first thing attendees see when they arrive at the event. This opportunity includes:

 

  • Company logo displayed prominently on the Attendee Bag along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC).
  • Bags will be distributed to every attendee at the Middle East and Africa Forum.
  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

Welcome Kit Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Welcome Kit Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor)
$2,500 USD; 35,291 ZAR

 

Exclusive branding as the Welcome Kit sponsor with your logo appearing on a co-branded portfolio. This is your chance to put your logo in the hands of every meeting attendee, and keep it there long after the meeting has concluded! This opportunity includes:

 

  • Company logo displayed prominently on the Welcome Kit along with the PCI SSC logo (production cost paid for by PCI SSC).
  • Welcome Kits will be distributed to every attendee at the Middle East and Africa Forum in the attendee bag*
  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

*Pending Attendee Bag sponsorship

Notepad Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Notepad Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor)
$2,000 USD; 28,232 ZAR

 

Be the exclusive Notepad Sponsor at the Middle East and Africa Forum (notepads not included), by putting your logo in the hands of every attendee.

 

  • Sponsor to provide branded notepads (to be approved by PCI SSC) to be included in the Welcome Kit presented to each attendee at registration.
  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

Hotel Room Drop Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Hotel Room Drop Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)
$2,000 USD; 28,232 ZAR

 

The Hotel Room drop allows you to get your company’s message in front of all Middle East and Africa Forum attendees inside their hotel room.  This opportunity includes:

 

  • One piece of collateral dropped in each attendee’s room who reserves a hotel room within PCI’s room block (drop day will be determined by PCI).
  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

Water Bottle Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor per meeting)

Water Bottle Sponsor (Limited one sponsor per meeting)
$2,000 USD; 28,232 ZAR

 

Be the exclusive water bottle sponsor at the Middle East and Africa Forum (water bottles not included), by putting your logo in the hands of every attendee present.

 

  • Sponsor to provide water bottles (to be approved by PCI SSC) to be distributed to all attendees at the event.
  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

Middle East and Africa Forum Partner

Middle East and Africa Forum Partner
$2,000 USD; 28,232 ZAR; $1,000 USD; 13,504 ZAR for exhibiting Vendor Showcase companies

 

Show your support for PCI Security Standards Council by becoming a Middle East and Africa Forum Partner. You will be able to include your company’s 1 page piece of printed collateral in the attendee Welcome Kit when you sponsor as a MEAF Partner.

This package includes the following benefits:

 

  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

Pen Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor)

Pen Sponsor (Limited to one sponsor)
$1,500 USD; 20,256ZAR

 

Be the exclusive pen sponsor at the Middle East and Africa Forum (pens not included), by putting your logo in the hands of every attendee present.

 

  • Sponsor to provide pens (to be approved by PCI SSC) to be included in the Welcome Kit presented to each attendee at registration.
  • Plus Standard Sponsorship Benefits.

Vendor Showcase

Vendor Showcase
$1,000 USD; 13,504 ZAR

 

This is a great opportunity for your company to gain additional exposure when exhibiting in the Middle East and Africa Forum’s Vendor Showcase. As an exhibitor, your company will have the opportunity to network with potential clients and payment security leaders, while maximizing display opportunities to increase awareness and recognition with your target audience.

 

  • 3m x 3m booth space that includes 6’ table and two chairs
  • Exhibitors will be featured on the Middle East and Africa Forum website and printed materials onsite.

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