Food Service Tech Pavilion Sponsorship

Become a sponsor

At NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show, the Food Service Tech Pavilion will feature 50+ booths, a stage with food tech-focused content, celebrity chef appearances, special activations and collaborative specialty areas showcasing the effects and technologies necessary to provide a future-forward customer-centric restaurant experience.

Food Service Tech of Tomorrow (FSToT) Sponsorships

 

Our Food Service Tech of Tomorrow area is the centerpiece of the Food Service Tech Pavilion with memorable activations and experiences in a restaurant setting.

 

Michelin Sponsor
$100,000

 

Pre-show

  • Logo on designated landing pages on event website where FSToT is featured 
  • Recognition in press release, 
  • Recognition in social media promotion
  • Recognition in attendee updates that feature FSToT promo
  • Sponsor recognition in all pre-show promotion of FSToT Showcase 

At show

  • Product/Technology integration with FSToT center activation 
  • Area will be featured during the NRF Private Press tour.  
  • Logo on restaurant entrances 
  • Logo on banner inside room 
  • Sponsor logo recognition on Column Wraps with sponsor logo inside room 
  • Column Wraps with sponsor logo outside of entrance of room – where are these wraps exactly?
  • (1) 3’X3’ floor cling around restaurant area 
  • Logo on promo signage within Center
  • Visibility on event mobile app
  • NRF-designed promotional pieces (with sponsor logos) to send to clients/customers/buyers
  • Unlimited passes for retail/restaurant guests to attend the FSToT which includes Expo Only passes to Retail’s Big Show
  • Five (4) Full Conference passes to Retail’s Big Show for sponsor employees 

Post Show

  • Logo on recap/highlight webpage, mention in attendee recap promo email
  • Access to opt in list for one-time communication (email or postal)
     

Five-star Sponsor
$75,000

 

Pre-show:

  • Logo on designated landing pages on event website where FSToT is featured 

At-Show:

  • Product/Technology showcase within 1 of 3 Collaboration spaces  (restaurant, grocery of convenience technology) 
  • Area will be featured during the NRF Private Press tour   
  • Logo on banner inside room  
  • Column Wraps with sponsor recognition inside room 
  • Column Wraps with sponsor logo outside of entrance of room 
  • Visibility on event mobile app
  • NRF-designed promotional pieces (with sponsor logos) to send to clients/customers/buyers
  • Unlimited passes for retail buyer guests to attend the Consumer Product Showcase which includes Expo Only passes to Retail’s Big Show
  • Four (3) Full Conference passes to Retail’s Big Show for sponsor employees or retail customers
  • Access to the matchmaking platform to connect with restaurants/retailers and schedule meetings

Post-Show:

  • Access to opt-in restaurant/retail registrants for a one-time touch (name, title, company, email/address)

Official FSToT Podcast Partner
$20,000

 

Present your podcast show from the Food Service Tech Pavilion area. Includes:

  • 10x10 podcast booth with podcaster logo/custom artwork on build – located outside of FSToT room
  • NRF will promote podcaster participation on event website
  • NRF will introduce podcaster to key contacts from FSToT sponsoring companies for possible interviews
  • Note: NRF would like to sell 3-6 podcasts over the 3 day event.

FSToT CPG Sponsor:
Price Based on product 20k+

 

Would you like to be one of the official CPG partners of the FSToT? Sampling will be welcome! 

Let’s discuss how your product can become part of the customer journey!  Benefits will be determined once product and integration ideas have been determined.

FSToT Session (reserved for Michelin and Five-Star sponsors)
$20,000 - 5 available

 
  • Opportunity to present a case study on the Food Tech Pavilion Stage. 
    Topic needs to be geared towards restaurant operators 
    Retail speaker required. NRF must approve topic and speaker
    Session is 30 minutes in length
    Stage set for approximately 100 +
    Session will be recorded, and a copy of the session will be made available to the sponsor post event to utilize. 
    Session will be promoted post show to targeted demographic with a link to watch the session post event. 
    Sponsor is welcome to scan badges at their session only - sponsor responsible for renting badge scanners

Food Service Tech Pavilion Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Opportunities to showcase your brand throughout the Food Service Tech Pavilion

Overall Food Service Tech Pavilion Sponsor 
reserved for Michelin and Five-star sponsors
$35,000 - 4 available

 
  • Logo inclusion on main Pavilion entrance banner 
  • Logo, or company name recognition on the event website pages promoting the Pavilion
  • Logo inclusion on the NRF Food Tech Session Stage backdrop design, and on the holding slide which is visible to the entire pavilion in between sessions. 
  • 1 column wrap 
  • Sponsor Logos on the chair wraps
  • (2) 3’ x 3’ floor tiles within the Food Tech Pavilion 
  • Logo recognition in Expo Guide distributed onsite to retail attendees

Snack Attack
$15,000/day - 3 days available

 

Snack attack within Pavilion

  • 1 Snack Attack per day; available for a maximum of 2 co-sponsors per day. Includes napkins, logo’d candy, signage

Food Service Technology Session Sponsor
$20,000 - 5 available

 
  • Opportunity to present a case study on the Food Tech Pavilion Stage. 
  • Topic needs to be geared towards restaurant, grocery, or convenience store operators 
  • Retail speaker required. NRF must approve topic and speaker
  • Session is 30 minutes in length
  • Stage set for approximately 100+  
  • Session will be recorded, and a copy of the session will be made available to the sponsor post event to utilize. 
  • Session will be promoted post show to targeted demographic with a link to watch the session post event. 
  • Sponsor is welcome to scan badges for their session only -  sponsor responsible for renting badge scanners

Digital Signage partner
$20,000 (1 hardware sponsor, 1 creative sponsor)

 

Create the digital experience as attendees walk through the tunnel from 1C Expo into the Pavilion.

This is a chance to showcase your creative talents to thousands through technology and storytelling.

Celebrity Chef Appearance
starting at $25,000, cost depends on desired chef (4 available)

 

Sponsor a chef of your choice for 1 hour of selfies on the expo floor within the Pavilion.

NRF will provide a custom backdrop with a hashtag of your choice, staff to help take photos and a (30 minute) VIP meet and greet prior to the photo opp time for you and up to 20 guests, and promotional signage letting attendees know when to stop by. Sponsorship includes pre show email mention in attendee update, website promotion on event website and access to the opt in pre show list to promote the sponsorship.

Become an exhibitor
and sponsor today.

CONTACT: Tami Sakell
VP, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales
202-661-3044 or sakellt@nrf.com