Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring one of NSSA’s events is a powerful way to build influence and get your message in front of key stakeholders and decision makers from across the National Security Space Enterprise. NSSA’s sponsorship opportunities offer a variety of ways to extend your brand’s reach. From pre-show messaging to traditional on-site branding and attendee amenities, there are multiple opportunities for thought leadership, exposure, and engagement to reach your marketing objectives.

DISC 2024

Defense and Intelligence Space Conference – 2024 old

February 26-28, 2024

Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston VA and Surrounding Areas

Unclassified and TS//SCI

CHECK BACK OFTEN AS NEW SPONSORSHIPS WILL BE ADDED

Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms Available
$2,500 Member Only Opportunity

Exhibit

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Exhibit Tabletops

See Description for Pricing

Industry
Member $2,195 / Non-Member $2,695

Academia / Government
Member $995 / Non-Member $995

Small Business
Member $1,495 / Non-Member $1,995

Located in the middle of the highly utilized networking break area, a limited number of exhibit tabletops are available for your organization to display its cutting-edge technologies and innovation. There will be dedicated exhibit time in the agenda on Monday and Tuesday. Included in the tabletop are the following:

  • 6’ draped table with two chairs
  • Power
  • Internet
  • Trash can
  • One (1) registration valid on unclassified days (Monday and Tuesday)

Bundle

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Cosmic Bundle

$15,000 Member Only Opportunity

  • Five (5) Complimentary registrations to DISC 2024
  • Sponsorship recognition during opening remarks of the conference
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on NSSA's website
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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GEO Bundle

$12,500 Member Only Opportunity

  • Four (4) Complimentary registrations to DISC 2024
  • Sponsorship recognition during opening remarks of the conference
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on NSSA's website
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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MEO Bundle

$10,000 Member Only Opportunity

  • Three (3) Complimentary registrations to DISC 2024
  • Sponsorship recognition during opening remarks of the conference
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on NSSA's website
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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LEO Bundle

$7,500 Member Only Opportunity

  • Two (2) Complimentary registrations to DISC 2024
  • Sponsorship recognition during opening remarks of the conference
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on NSSA's website
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Karman Bundle

$3,000 Member Only Opportunity

  • One (1) Complimentary registrations to DISC 2024
  • Sponsorship recognition during opening remarks of the conference
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on NSSA's website
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor

Lifetime Achievement Award Celebration

NSSA and individuals from across the national security enterprise will enjoy a relaxed, fun-filled, networking reception directly following the conclusion of programming on Tuesday, February 27th as we present the 2024 Edward C. "Pete" Aldridge Lifetime Achievement Award.

There are two options for sponsorship.

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Celebratory Toast

$5,000 Member Only Opportunity

Help celebrate this monumental occasion by securing the exclusive sponsorship of the celebratory toast. Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Ability to make a toast
  • Branded napkins used throughout the celebration
  • Branded champagne flutes featuring your organization’s logo
  • Logo recognition on on-site signage
  • Logo recognition on NSSA website
  • Logo recognition on select marketing materials
  • Logo recognition on social media
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Supporting Sponsor

$2,500 Member / $3,500 Non-Member

Join other industry leaders as we celebrate the achievements of the 2024 awardee! Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Branded napkins used throughout the celebration
  • Logo recognition on on-site signage
  • Logo recognition on NSSA website
  • Logo recognition on select marketing materials
  • Logo recognition on social media

À La Carte

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Title Sponsor

$50,000 Member Only Opportunity

“Own” the event by securing the title sponsorship of DISC 2024! As the title sponsor your
brand will be featured throughout the event spaces at DISC 2024! Reinforce your brand,
provide thought leadership and enjoy being seen as the industry leader across the national
security space enterprise. Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Ability to moderate a keynote or panel (subject to discussion with NSSA)
  • (8) full conference registrations to DISC 2024
  • (8) seats to the invite only VIP lunch on Tuesday
  • (8) tickets to the invite only VIP pre-reception on Monday evening
  • Ability to play short video overviewing organizational capabilities
  • (1) exhibit booth in prominent area
  • (1) 4 x 6 railing banner in prominent location (sponsor to provide artwork; NSSA to produce and install the banner) * Please note, this deliverable only applies to February 26-27 at the Hyatt Regency)
  • (1) Meter board in prominent location (sponsor to provide artwork; NSSA to produce meter board)
  • Meeting room of your choice, based on availability 
  • Logo prominently displayed on lanyards given to all attendees
  • Inclusion in the pre-and post-event email blasts
  • Logo prominently displayed on select marketing materials promoting the event
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Morning Host

SOLD

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Afternoon Host - ONE LEFT

$25,000 Member Only Opportunity

Show your thought leadership and sponsor an afternoon plenary session at DISC 2024! Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Tuesday afternoon plenary session (Weds. SOLD)
  • Three (3) complimentary registrations to DISC 2024
  • Two (2) complimentary registrations to the VIP pre-reception
  • (1) exhibit booth in prominent area
  • Ability to provide emcee for the sponsorship time slot
  • Ability to play short video overviewing organizational capabilities at beginning of sponsorship timeslot
  • Logo prominently displayed on screens for all agenda items during sponsorship timeslot
  • Logo prominently displayed on event website agenda for all items during sponsorship timeslot
  • Logo prominently displayed on all printed versions of agenda for all items during sponsorship time slot
  • Inclusion in the pre-and post-event email blasts
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
General Dynamics
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Welcome Reception

SOLD

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VIP Pre-Reception

SOLD

Northrop Grumman
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VIP Lunch

$15,000 Member Only Opportunity

NSSA is hosting an invite only VIP lunch on Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Reston. This is a great way to network with seniors from across the National Security Space Enterprise. Included in the sponsorship is the following:

  • Seven (7) tickets to the VIP lunch
  • (1) exhibit booth in prominent area
  • Ability to provide giveways to be located in the lunchroom
  • Logo recognition on signage throughout the VIP lunchroom
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Journal Sponsor

SOLD

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WiFi

$12,500 Member Only Opportunity

Everyone in attendance will be checking their messages on their mobile devices throughout the event. Sponsor the WiFi at DISC 2024 and receive thousands of impressions! Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Wifi throughout the conference
  • Ability to provide custom username and password for attendee wifi access
  • Ability to create custom landing page for Wifi access
  • Logo prominently displayed on signage listing username and password for Wifi access
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the VIP pre-reception
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor

    * Please note, the WiFi sponsorship only applies to the unclassified portion of DISC 2024.
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Registration

SOLD

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Lunch - ONE LEFT

$10,000 Member / $12,000 Non-Member

Nobody likes having “hangry” attendees. Sponsor a lunch (or two) and be the hero of the event! There are two sponsorships – one per day – and each include the following:

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Wednesday lunch (Tues. SOLD)
  • Cups and napkins featuring your logo
  • Logo prominently on signage throughout F & B area
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the VIP pre-reception
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Greenroom

$7,500 Member Only Opportunity

Gain high profile exposure to speakers and VIP’s at DISC 2024 by sponsoring the greenroom. Available to speakers throughout the event as a place to prepare for their presentation, its an ideal location for raising the profile of your brand! Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Exclusive sponsorship
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout greenroom
  • Ability to distribute marketing slicks/giveaways in greenroom
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the VIP pre-reception
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor

* Please note, this room will also be used for an invite-only, VIP lunch on Tuesday and the Greenroom sponsor will receive One (1) ticket to the lunch.

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Breakfast

$7,500 Member / $9,000 Non-Member

Help attendees start the day off right by sponsoring the provided breakfast! Take advantage of one (or both) of the TWO opportunities (one per day) to sponsor breakfast. Included in each sponsorship is the following:

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Tuesday or Wednesday morning breakfast
  • Cups and napkins featuring your logo
  • Logo prominently on signage throughout F & B area
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the VIP pre-reception
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Lightning Talks

$5,000 Member Only Opportunity

Sponsor a lightning talk during DISC 2024 and get your 5-minutes in front of the entire audience! Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Limited availability
  • Dedicated 5-minute time-slot on stage to show your thought leadership on a specific topic
  • Intent is to spark conversation and collaboration
  • Limited to 5 slides
  • Sponsor to provide final presentation a minimum of two weeks in advance of the presentation time slot to review and approve content
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Hotel Keycard

SOLD

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Floor Clings

$4,500 Member / $5,400 Non-Member

Floor clings are a unique way to gain valuable exposure to attendees. Be the exclusive floor clings sponsor of DISC 2024 and show people the way! Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Up to 20 2' x 2' floor clings to be placed throughout event venue
  • NSSA to provide specs and will produce and install floor clings; sponsor to provide print ready artwork
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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AM Networking Break

$4,000 Member / $4,800 Mon-Member

Help attendees stay focused on all of the great content and networking! Sponsor the morning break where coffee, drinks and snacks will be provided to all in attendance. Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Two (2) sponsorships available - one per day
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Tuesday or Wednesday morning networking break
  • Cups and napkins featuring your logo
  • Logo prominently on signage throughout F & B area
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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PM Networking Break

$4,000 Member / $4,800 Non-Member

DISC 2024 will be filled with end-to-end world class content and networking. Help keep attendees going by sponsoring the afternoon break. Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Two (2) sponsorships available - one per day
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon networking break
  • Cups and napkins featuring your logo
  • Logo prominently on signage throughout F & B area
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Conservatory Railing Banners

$4,000 Member / $4,800 Non-Member

BAM! That could be your brand making that initial impression as attendees enter the Hyatt Regency Reston, home of DISC 2024. Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Limited availability
  • Banner measuring 4’ tall x 6’ wide to be hung from 2nd floor atrium railings which are highly visible from registration and some of the meal function space
  • NSSA to provide specs and will produce and install banners; sponsor to provide print ready artwork
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Hotel Room Drops

$3,500 Member / $4,200 Mon-Member

Get your messaging in front of attendees staying at the Hyatt Regency Reston by sponsorship a room drop. Room drops are made either inside or outside of the hotel room and can include a door handle hang tag, piece of literature or a small tchotchke. Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Limited availability
  • Ability to provide hang tag, piece of literature or small tchotchke to be distributed inside or outside of every hotel room in the DISC 2024 room block at the Hyatt Regency Reston (sponsor to provide, NSSA to distribute to the appropriate rooms)
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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E-Blast Title Sponsor

$2,500 Member Only Opportunity

Want to drive traffic to your booth or set up meetings in advance of the event? Secure the title sponsorship (you are the only organization included in this sponsorship) and provide your messaging directly to the attendees in advance of the event or directly following the event. Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Two (2) sponsorships available - pre-event and post-event
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the pre-event or post-event eblast
  • Ability to provide banner graphic for use on e-blast to pre-registered attendee list (pre or post event)
  • NSSA to provide specs and will send e-blast; sponsor to provide print ready artwork
  • 150-word write-up to be included at top of e-blast sent to pre-registered attendee list
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Coat Check

$2,500 Member Only Opportunity

Its typically freezing in February in Northern Virginia. Be the exclusive sponsor Tuesday who provides a safe place for attendees to leave their coats at the Hyatt Regency Reston. Included in the sponsorship is the following:

  • Ability to provide artwork to go on one-side of the coat check ticket given to attendees
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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Pull-Up Banner

$600 Member / $720 Mon-Member

Pull up banner advertising is a cost-effective way to get your brand and messaging in front of attendees. Keep your messaging somewhat generic and re-use it after the event (you will be given the pull up banner after the event). Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Limited availability
  • Pull-up banner advertising in one location in event venue (meter board measures approximately 3' wide by 6' tall
  • NSSA to provide specs and will produce and install meter boards; sponsor to provide print ready artwork
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor
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E-Blast

$500 Member / $600 Non-Member

Join the leaders and get your messaging in front of DISC 2024 registered attendees! Opportunities available for pre-event and post-event eblasts. Included in the sponsorship are the following:

  • Limited availability
  • Logo recognition and 50-word write-up to be included in e-blast to all pre-registered attendees
  • Logo prominently displayed throughout DISC 2024 web pages
  • Logo prominently displayed and hyperlinked on select electronic promotional materials
  • Logo prominently displayed on general sponsorship signage throughout the conference
  • Logo on slides shown throughout the conference
  • Logo on social media post recognizing your organization as a sponsor

Don’t see a sponsorship opportunity that meets your needs?
NSSA is here to help you have the best possible event experience. We understand that your marketing dollars are valuable and often limited, so we are happy to collaborate with you to create a custom package to your specific needs.

Please contact Jeffrey T. Ley, CEM, CMM, NSSA’s Chief Operations and Development Officer at  703-628-8696 with any questions, or to secure your sponsorship today!