Sponsorship Opportunities

Association Sponsor

NRWA invites corporate members to show their commitment to rural and small utilities by becoming Association Sponsors. Becoming an Association Sponsor means that you are supporting our mission year-round at multiple NRWA events.

Your support helps ensure the continued funding of water and wastewater systems by supporting our grassroots movement. You are supporting the legislative efforts that keep Rural Water growing strong!

NRWA is fortunate to have exceptional sponsors who go above and beyond for our association. If your company wishes to be recognized at this level, please contact the NRWA office.

Conference Sponsor

NRWA Conference Sponsors are Corporate Members that support rural and small utilities by sponsoring something at one of our events or conferences. These
sponsors are essential to the success of our signature event, which directly benefits our attendees.

Our industry event of the year is not possible without the support of our generous conference sponsors.

Conference Sponsors can customize their sponsorship package for the WaterPro Conference. Every company is different, so we offer something for every budget.

1 Million+

Total Social Media Reach

930,000+

NRWA.org Website Views

25,000+

Rural Water Wire Subscribers

NRWA: National Rural Water Association Sponsorship Opportunities

About NRWA

Your Success Grows With Our Association

The National Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, supporting, and promoting the water and wastewater professionals that serve small communities across the United States.

1,500+

Professional Registrants

1,800+

WaterPro Conference Plans

1,500+

Opening Session Attendees

9,200

Social Media Followers

Association Sponsorship Levels

  • Diamond

    General

    • Logo placement on websites
    • Logo on Rural Water Wire
    • Logo and article in members only newsletter
    • Upgraded membership to
    • NRWA Member Portal
    • 1 additional webinar per year
    • Access to NRWA Career Center

    Rural Water Rally

    • Signage at Registration area
    • Logo at Welcome Reception
    • Logo on bags
    • 5 staff invitations to Saturday evening Board reception

    In-Service Training

    • Logo on registration materials
    • Signage at registration area

    WaterPro Conference

    • Logo on registration website & general session signage
    • Conference lanyards & bags
    • Early access to pre-registration email list for conference
    • Logo on WaterPro Conference App Splash Page
    • 4 complimentary exhibit booths
    • Early selection of exhibit hall location
    • 25 complimentary exhibit hall passes for guests and prospective clients
    • 1-3 minute promotional video produced by media company

  • Platinum

    General

    • Logo placement on websites
    • Logo on Rural Water Wire
    • Logo and article in members-only newsletter
    • Upgraded membership to NRWA Member Portal
    • 1 additional webinar per year
    • Access to NRWA Career Center

    Rural Water Rally

    • Signage at Registration area
    • Logo at Welcome Reception
    • Logo on bags
    • 3 staff invitations to reception

    In-Service Training

    • Logo on Registration Materia
    • Signage at registration area

    WaterPro Conference

    • Logo on registration website & general session signage
    • Conference lanyards & bags
    • Early access to pre-registration email list for conference
    • Logo on WaterPro App
    • 4 complimentary exhibit booths
    • Early selection of exhibit hall location
    • 20 complimentary exhibit hall passes
    • 1-3 minute promotional video produced by media company

  • Gold

    General

    • Logo placement on websites
    • Logo on Rural Water Wire
    • Upgraded membership to NRWA Member Portal
    • 1 additional webinar per year
    • Access to NRWA Career Center

    Rural Water Rally

    • Logo at Welcome Reception

    In-Service Training

    • Logo on registration materials
    • Signage at registration area

    WaterPro Conference

    • Logo on registration website & general session signage
    • Conference lanyards & bags
    • Early access to pre-registration email list for conference
    • Logo on WaterPro App
    • 4 complimentary exhibit booths
    • Early selection of exhibit hall location
    • 15 complimentary exhibit hall passes
    • 1-3 minute promotional video

  • Silver

    General

    • Logo placement on websites
    • Logo on Rural Water Wire
    • Upgraded membership to NRWA Member Portal
    • 1 additional webinar per year
    • Access to NRWA Career Center

    Rural Water Rally

    • Logo at Welcome Reception

    In-Service Training

    • Logo on registration materials
    • Signage at registration area

    WaterPro Conference

    • Logo on registration website & general session signage
    • Logo on WaterPro App
    • 2 complimentary exhibit booths
    • Early selection of exhibit hall location
    • 10 complimentary exhibit hall passes

  • Bronze

    General

    • Logo placement on websites
    • 1 additional webinar per year
    • Access to NRWA Career Center

    Rural Water Rally

    • Logo at Welcome Reception

    In-Service Training

    • Logo on registration materials
    • Signage at registration area

    WaterPro Conference

    • Logo on registration website & general session signage
    • Logo on WaterPro App
    • 1 complimentary exhibit booth
    • Early selection of exhibit hall location
    • 5 complimentary exhibit hall passes


About WaterPro

Our annual conference, WaterPro, is the industry event of the year for water and wastewater professionals. Our 2021 WaterPro Conference attracted more than 1,500 attendees and exhibitors.

Fun Facts: Organizations Attending

Types of Organizations attending the WaterPro Conference

Fun Facts: Attendee Job Functions

WaterPro Conference Attendee Job Functions

Conference Sponsor Opportunities

Events

  • Exhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting

    $5,000 (exclusive) or $2,000 (co-sponsor)

    • Logo recognition on Exhibit Hall Entryway
    • Personnel presence at ribbon cutting event
  • Monday Evening Opening Reception

    $25,000 (exclusive) or $9,000 (3 co-sponsors)

    • Signage at reception bars located throughout exhibit hall
    • Logo on drink tokens
    • Recognition at event as reception Sponsor
    • Recognition as reception sponsor on digital platforms
    • One promotional item (exclusive level only)

  • Tuesday Evening Reception

    $25,000 (exclusive) or $9,000 (3 co-sponsors)

    • Signage at reception bars located throughout exhibit hall
    • Logo on drink tokens
    • Recognition at event as reception Sponsor
    • Recognition as reception sponsor on digital platforms
    • One promotional item (exclusive level only)

  • Women in Rural Water Luncheon

    $10,000

    • Logo on signage at luncheon
    • Logo on luncheon bags
    • Recognition at event as luncheon sponsor
    • Recognition as luncheon sponsor on digital platforms
    • Speaker introduction by company representative

    $1,000 each (5 available)

    • Logo on attendee bags
    • Promotional item for attendee bags

  • WaterPro Photo Contest

    $3,500

    • Logo present on voting app
    • Logo signage in display area
    • Recognition at event as contest sponsor
    • Recognition as contest sponsor on digital platforms

Conference Branding

  • Promotional Video

    $2,000

    • Video produced at WaterPro Conference for your company by our media partner, Rogue Monkey Media
  • Registration Item

    $500+

    • Choose an item relative to the conference location from a list provided by NRWA that will be included in bags attendees receive at registration
  • Registration Area

    $5,000 (limit of 1 sponsor)

    • Registration counter kick panel and header signage
    • Express registration Kiosks
    • Two (2) Double -Sided Meter Boards
  • Seated Charging Station

    $3,500 (limit of 1 sponsor)

    • Logo recognition on signage
    • Provides 1 table and 6 chairs with convenient power at each seat
  • Additional Signage Opportunities

    Contact NRWA for Pricing Information

    Can include, but not limited to:

    • Window clings
    • Escalator clings
    • Free standing signs at conference site, etc.
  • Session Room Sponsor

    $1,500 each (6 available)

    • Logo signage at room entrance
    • Option for company representative to introduce speakers

Venue Branding

  • Cherry Blossom Sign Covers

    $250 per sign OR $1,000 for all

    • Along Pre-Function Space to Cherry Blossom Ballroom (Board Meeting Space), Single-sided banners, 4 total signs

  • Cherry Blossom Lobby Planters

    $400 per Planter OR $4,000 for ALL

    • Cherry Blossom Ballroom Lobby (Board Meeting & Board Reception)
    • 10 total planters, Each planter has 4 brandable sides

  • National Harbor Escalators

    $1,500 for the Entire Event

    • Connects registration area with session rooms

  • Potomac Lobby

    $2,000 per Sign for Entire Event

    • Overlooking the Stairs to Exhibit Hall
    • 30’ w x 10’ h
    • Double-sided banners

  • Potomac Foyer Window Clings

    $200 per Cling

    • Potomac Pre-Function Space (Opening Session Ballroom and Session Rooms)

  • Foyer Mirror Clings

    $200 per Foyer

    • Located in pre-function areas of Maryland, Potomac, Chesapeake, National Harbor, and Annapolis (Session Rooms for WaterPro & StormCon)

  • Prince George’s Exposition Hall Escalators

    $1,500 for Entire Event

    • Leads to exposition hall area

Our Sponsors

CoBank
USA BlueBook
Hawkins
Zenner
Aquastore
120Water
Ferguson Waterworks
ESRI - The Science of Where
EOS Positioning Systems
Sensus - a xylem brand
Ford Meter Box
Servline by HomeServe