2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

Promote your business at the world’s leading airline simulation & training event.

 

The World Aviation Training Summit (WATS) attracts aviation leaders from around the world to participate in the largest global aviation training event. The event hosts conference streams for pilot, maintenance, cabin crew and ab initio flight schools, alongside an annual heads of training meeting, plus a world-class exhibition.

WATS offers a variety of sponsorship options for a range of budgets. We are fully committed to ensuring the best value for our clients, maximizing your exposure at WATS and would be happy to discuss tailored options with you in addition to the range of options below.

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Providing exceptional value and a global reach, all WATS sponsorship packages include a branding package, ensuring your promotion runs multi-channel and reaches our delegate, digital and social audiences.

Gold Sponsorship

Our premium level sponsorship package is designed to maximise brand exposure and reach, offering prime promotion within the key components of the WATS event. Each element includes our Gold branding package, upgraded for 2024 to include additional digital branding and social promotions.

Gold Sponsorship includes:

  • Your logo included in all event promotional materials including advertising, brochures and letters and news items on Halldale.com
  • Your company promoted as a sponsor across Halldale social media channels
  • Social Media Package
  • Corporate profile, logo and link URL included on the event website
  • Logo on signage in conference room and Expo Hall and all event signage
  • Sponsor video running before each conference session and on exhibit hall screens (30-90 seconds)
  • Announcement at the opening and closing remarks
  • Day 2 conference room seat drop
  • 4 Complimentary staff passes
  • 6 Complimentary sponsored delegate passes for inviting key airline and Ab Initio / ATO guests to attend the event
  • Your logo included in the event pocket guide

Icebreaker Reception on Tuesday evening

Host our premium networking event with drinks tickets personally handed out by Halldale or your team.

  • Branded invitation and welcome message sent to all attendees via email
  • Branded signage at the entrance and the bar
  • 350 drink tickets

We’d be happy to discuss variations and design a bespoke portfolio catering to your specific needs, or to investigate any new ideas. Just speak to the Halldale sales team.

Silver Sponsorship

WATS Silver level sponsorship is a unique opportunity to showcase your brand through a variety of delegate focussed promotional assets. Guaranteed to reach every attendee, the Silver branding package is included.

Silver Sponsorship includes:

  • An email to all registered attendees and sponsored delegates with an introduction to your company.
  • Your logo included in all event promotional materials including advertising, brochures and letters and news items on Halldale.com
  • Your company promoted as a sponsor across Halldale social media channels
  • Corporate profile, logo and link URL included on the event website
  • Logo on signage in conference room and Expo Hall and all event signage
  • Your video on rotation on exhibit hall tv screens
  • 3 Complimentary staff passes
  • 4 Complimentary sponsored delegate passes for inviting key airline and Ab Initio / ATO guests to attend the event
  • Your logo included in the event pocket guide

Lunch Break (Day 1 (SOLD) and 2)

Host a delicious 5-star lunch for the entire WATS community with catering stations located throughout the exhibit hall.

  • 2x promotional banners with your key message
  • Signage at serving stations
  • Announcement during the conference before and after your hosted lunch

Registration

Reach all WATS attendees as the Registration Sponsor

  • Your logo/branding (dominant) on the registration desk graphics onsite
  • Your logo and Registration Sponsor title on the event registration website page, seen by all who sign-up to attend
  • Your logo on pocket guide, all event signage, and on screensaver between sessions

Pilot Conference Sponsorship

Reach a highly targeted audience, relevant to your business.

  • Your logo displayed on screensaver between sessions
  • Your logo included on conference programme on website and pocket guide and post conference promotion
  • Promotional print banners with your key message at both entrances of conference room during Pilot conference sessions

Heads of Training

As the Heads of Training (HoT) Workshop sponsor, your company’s brand will reach a highly targeted audience during this invitation-only based workshop.

  • An email to the HoT attendees with your logo and message to provide as the exclusive sponsor
  • Your logo displayed on screensaver at the start of the session
  • Your promotional materials available on a dedicated sponsor table situated within the meeting room

Lanyards

High visibility branding reaching all delegates.

  • Branded lanyard handed to all attendees on arrival
  • Lanyards to be provided by the Sponsor

Pocket Guide

Strong brand exposure within this highly used guide, featuring exhibitor list, conference program and floorplan, handed to all delegates at registration.

  • Your logo featured on front cover
  • Distributed to every attendee at the show

WiFi

Sponsor our high speed WiFi connection available to all attendees at WATS 2024

  • Your company’s branding on the WiFi log-in code handout given to all delegates at registration
  • Personalized WiFi log-in code to include company name

Bronze Sponsorship

Our Bronze level sponsorship includes tailored options designed to reach targeted delegates within our conference streams. Including the Bronze level branding package, it offers great value for companies wanting to explore a different way to promote their brand.

Bronze Sponsorship includes:

  • Your logo included in all event promotional materials including advertising, brochures and letters and news items on Halldale.com
  • Corporate profile, logo and link URL included on the event website
  • Logo on signage in conference room and Expo Hall
  • 2 Complimentary staff passes
  • 2 Complimentary sponsored delegate passes for inviting key airline and Ab Initio / ATO guests to attend the event

Coffee Breaks (Day 1 or 2)

More than a coffee, host hot and cold beverages, sumptuous pastries, cookies and more. Everyone knows the importance of a coffee break.

  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks with snacks each day
  • Announcement before and after each break
  • Your signage at all serving stations

Table Centres

Get creative with your centre piece and message, on display at every large table within the exhibition.

  • Situated on all large tables during event
  • Sponsor to provide the materials and set up at their cost

Cabin Crew Conference Sponsorship

Reach a highly targeted audience, relevant to your business.

  • Your logo displayed on screensaver between sessions
  • Your logo on conference programme and post conference promotion and pocket guide
  • Free standing promotional banner with your key message in conference room

Maintenance Conference Sponsorship

Reach a highly targeted audience, relevant to your business.

  • Your logo displayed on screensaver between sessions
  • Your logo on conference programme and post conference promotion and pocket guide
  • Free standing promotional banner with your key message in conference room

Latin American & Caribbean Training Leaders Meeting Sponsorship

A new initiative to reach Spanish-speaking attendees, this package includes Lead Sponsorship of the Spanish Language Working Group.

  • Announcement before and after meeting as Lead Sponsor
  • Your logos on sign outside conference room/directional signs

Hotel Key Cards Sponsorship

Keep your brand visible with this guest promotion.

  • Your branding on all hotel key cards for attendees staying at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort

Ab Initio Conference Sponsorship

Reach key staff from ab intio flight schools.

  • Your logo displayed on screensaver
  • Your logo on conference programme and post conference promotion and pocket guide
  • Your promotional material in conference room

Additional options

Social Media Package:

Reach new customers with high visibility exposure

  • 4x or 8x weekly posts across Halldale/CAT social channels
  • Bespoke content creation
  • Links to exhibitor page on event website
  • Company and individual tagging

$1,175 (1 month) $2,055 (2 months)

Bronze Branding Package:

Our great value entry level sponsorship package includes:

  • Your logo included in all event promotional materials including advertising, brochures and letters and news items on Halldale.com
  • Corporate profile, logo and link URL included on the event website
  • Logo on signage in conference room and Expo Hall
  • 2 Complimentary staff passes
  • 2 Complimentary sponsored delegate passes for inviting key airline and Ab Initio / ATO guests to attend the event
  • Your logo included in the event pocket guide

$4,100

Sales Contacts

The Americas

Holly Foster

Tel: +1 813 994 0191
Email: holly.foster@halldale.com

Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa

Jeremy Humphreys

Tel: +44 1252 532009
Email: jeremy.humphreys@halldale.com

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