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Sponsorship Opportunities

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IFT FIRST: Annual Event and Expo
is where engaged food professionals come to experience the newest products, latest trends, and cutting-edge innovations. Connect with customers and prospects who attend IFT FIRST to participate in the largest collection of food ingredient, food safety & quality, technology, equipment, processing, packaging suppliers, and more.

Our sponsorship and advertising opportunities can help you reach your marketing goals. Inquire today!

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Learn more about how sponsorship and advertising opportunities can enhance your exhibit experience.

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If you don't know who to call, contact Darlene Hankes at [email protected] to connect you with your account manager.

Sponsorship Levels


Platinum Sponsor Recognition Package ($50,000 and higher)

  • IFT FIRST website tiered Platinum Sponsor recognition
  • Platinum level recognition on Sponsor Thank You banner at IFT FIRST
  • Platinum level recognition on rotating welcome slides at various IFT FIRST sessions
  • Platinum level recognition in Sponsor Thank You ad in pre-show and post-show issues of Food Technology magazine
  • 1/2-page Exhibitor Spotlight in one pre-show issue of Food Technology
  • Post-show sponsorship report
  • Inclusion in IFT event sponsor thank you via Twitter
  • Booth location highlighted in online IFT Food Expo® map
  • 5 Invitations to President’s Reception
  • 5 complimentary passes to Monday night’s premier networking event
  • Right of first refusal renewal for sponsorship at IFT FIRST 2024 (pending available inventory)
  • Complimentary attendee pre-show mailing list (physical address only)
  • Platinum sponsor ribbon for exhibit staff name badges
  • Global spend priority points, 1 point/$5,000 investment

Gold Sponsor Recognition Package ($30,000 - $49,999)

  • IFT FIRST website Gold Sponsor recognition  
  • Gold level recognition on Sponsor Thank You banner at IFT FIRST 
  • Gold level recognition on rotating welcome slides at various IFT FIRST sessions 
  • Gold level recognition in Sponsor Thank You ad in pre-show and post-show issues of Food Technology magazine 
  • 1/4-page Exhibitor Spotlight in one pre-show issue of Food Technology
  • Post-show sponsorship report 
  • Inclusion in IFT FIRST sponsor thank you via Twitter  
  • Booth location highlighted in online IFT FIRST Expo® map  
  • Right of first refusal renewal for sponsorship at IFT FIRST 2024 (pending available inventory)  
  • Complimentary attendee pre-show mailing list (physical address only) 
  • Gold Sponsor ribbon for exhibit staff name badges  
  • Global spend priority points, 1 point/$5,000 investment 

Silver Sponsor Recognition Package ($15,000 - $29,999)

  • IFT FIRST website Silver Sponsor recognition  
  • Silver level recognition on Sponsor Thank You banner at IFT FIRST 
  • Silver level recognition on rotating welcome slides at various IFT FIRST sessions 
  • Silver level recognition in Sponsor Thank You ad in pre-show and post-show issues of Food Technology magazine 
  • Post-show sponsorship report  
  • Silver Sponsor ribbon for staff name badge 
  • Global spend priority points, 1 point/$5,000 investment 

Bronze Sponsor Recognition Package ($10,000 - $14,999)

  • IFT FIRST website Bronze Sponsor recognition  
  • Bronze level recognition on Sponsor Thank You banner at IFT FIRST 
  • Bronze level recognition on rotating welcome slides at various IFT FIRST sessions 
  • Bronze level recognition in Sponsor Thank You ad in pre-show and post-show issues of Food Technology magazine 
  • Bronze Sponsor ribbon for staff name badges 
  • Access to IFT event press list prior to event  
  • Global spend priority points, 1 point/$5,000 investment 

Annual Event Supporter ($9,999 or less)

  • Access to IFT event press list prior to event
  • Global spend priority points
IFT FIRST also provides you a robust experience of emerging science and research, trends and insights, product exploration and discovery, and networking and strategic connections.