Sponsorship

For a detailed overview of sponsorship opportunities including pricing and benefits please see our PDF brochure by clicking on the following link:

Sponsorship Information package

Cardware is described as one of the most respected events in the payments industry but it cannot happen without your support. As a sponsor you will certainly receive value for your investment in this great event. Each year, more than 90% of our sponsors are veterans of the event.

Cardware attracts more than 300 delegates who are decision makers and key influencers in the payments industry. Cardware has grown steadily for the past 5 years, attracting delegates from Canada, the U.S. and worldwide. This is your opportunity to showcase your brand and message to this powerful group.

Whether it's sponsoring a track, social event, keynote, or tailoring a custom opportunity to reflect your company's unique personality, your business will be recognized, respected and remembered by the "Who's Who" of the payment industry as an affiliate of ACT Canada's Cardware 2017.

For custom sponsorship packages - contact Michelle Weir-Kinghan at +1 905 426 6360x117 or michelle.weirkinghan@actcda.com.

Sponsorship  Investment  Benefit 

SOLD to Gemalto

The most prestigious sponsorship.
PREMIER

 $12,500 Be seen as the exclusive partner of the conference, establishing your company as a top contender and strong supporter of ACT Canada.
• EXCLUSIVE
• Top position logo placement on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• 50-word company description in the conference program with logo and contact information, including social media,
• Verbal thanks throughout to our conference partner
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

A highly prestigious sponsorship.
PLATINUM

(3 of 5 available)

SOLD to
Interac
TD Merchant Solutions

 $9,000  Be seen as a high level sponsor of the conference.
• Second position logo placement on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• 50-word company description in the conference program with logo and contact information, including social media
• Verbal thanks throughout the conference to our platinum level sponsors
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

Cost effective
GOLD

 $4,000  Keep your brand front & centre while showing support with a very visible sponsorship.
• Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Recognition and thanks throughout the conference
• A 50-word company description in the conference program, your logo and contact information, including social media

SOLD to Interac

1 DAY PLENARY TRACK 

 $5,000  Sponsor the prestigious tracks that all delegates will attend. Your signage at the front of the room all day.
• Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• 50-word company description, logo and contact information, including social media, in the conference program
• Verbal thanks at the sponsored track
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

1/2 DAY BREAKOUT TRACKS
(2 of 3 available)

SOLD to 
American Express Canada
Discover
Moneris

 $2,500 Sponsor the tracks delegates will attend. Your signage at the front of the room.
• Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• 50-word company description, logo and contact information, including social media, in the conference program
• Verbal thanks at the sponsored track
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags 

SOLD to Gemalto

The highlight event
GALA RECEPTION

 $12,500 Evening Day 1. This is where contacts become friends. A spectacular event held on the terrace overlooking Niagara Falls. We will work with you to ensure the event is memorable and your company name is associated with this prime networking event in such a casual atmosphere.
• EXCLUSIVE
• Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials.
• Marketing Table at sponsored event with option to include giveaways
• 50-word company description, logo and contact information, including social media, in the conference program
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags 

SOLD to TD Merchant Solutions

NETWORKING BREAKFAST - BOTH DAYS

 $10,000 Sponsor this very popular, most appreciated, prestigious hot breakfast where for 2 days delegates meet up, mingle and make connections.
• EXCLUSIVE
• Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials.
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• 50-word company description, logo and contact information, including social media, in the conference program
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

SOLD TO

Discover
Co-Sponsor ACT Canada

LUNCHEON

 $9,000 Be the sponsor of day 1 Keynote lunch. Invite your desired Cardware guests to your reserved tables.
• EXCLUSIVE
• Present welcome comments and introduce the Keynote speaker.
• Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• 50-word company description, logo & contact information including social media, in the conference program
• Verbal thanks and introduction by ACT Canada organizer at sponsored event
• Marketing Table at sponsored event with option to include giveaways
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

EXECUTIVE LOUNGE

$4,000-$7,500 Want a little privacy while networking with your clients and prospects?  The Executive Lounge offers you a private area of the Myst Lounge, with spectacular views of the Falls.
Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• Ability to place signage at your Executive Lounge area
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

 

COFFEE BREAK
(2 of 3 available)

SOLD to

Giesecke & Devrient
Interac
UnionPay International 

$4,000 Help delegates stay alert all day long! Conference attendees will appreciate the free coffee & snacks courtesy of your company.
Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• Verbal thanks at sponsored event item
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

BRANDED DOOR HANGERS

$1,750-$4,000 Deliver your message directly to the delegates by having this branded door hanger placed on the hotel room doors of our delegates staying at the conference hotel.
• Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• Verbal thanks at sponsored event item
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

BRANDED HOTEL KEY CARDS

$1,750-$4,000 Branded hotel key cards for our delgates staying at the conference hotel help reinforce your brand from morning to night.
• Logo on all signage physical, electronic, website & conference related materials
• Signage at serving table
• Verbal thanks at sponsored event item
• Delegate list and contact info provided post conference
• Option to include branded items in delegate bags

 For more information or for custom sponsorship packages, please contact Michelle Weir-Kinghan at +1 905 426 6360x117 or michelle.weir-kinghan@actcda.com.

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