STEP Global Congress

TBC Late 2021
Dublin, Ireland

Following on from the success of conferences in Miami, Amsterdam and Vancouver, the fourth Global Congress will take place in Dublin, Ireland. 

The event is held every 2 years and is STEP’s flagship event which is aimed at those advisors who have a truly global client base. Due to Covid-19, 2020’s event was moved to 2021

The benefits of sponsoring and exhibiting at the STEP Global Congress are:

A chance to target senior intermediaries who refer business to organisations internationally

Highlighting your organisation as an international player

The opportunity to network with delegates and showcase your organisation’s services and expertise

Sponsorship options for the event

All proposed benefits outlined will be subject to the event taking place in person and relevant COVID-19 rules and guidelines set out by the Government

Before the event

  • Branding on advertisements promoting the conference
  • Prominent branding on the online conference brochure
  • Logo on the website with a 50 word company profile and link to sponsor website
  • Full-page advertisement in the STEP Journal issue prior to the conference (or after the conference if you prefer), announcing headline sponsorship
  • 30% discount on delegate bookings (capped at 5 delegates)
  • Personalised email to delegates sent by STEP prior to the conference
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event

During the event

  • 5 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • Sponsorship of a breakout session and branding surrounding it
    • Company name next to session on the programme
    • Pop-up banner can be placed outside the session
    • Sponsor content can be placed on the conference app for the session
  • Opportunity to welcome the audience on one of the days, typically before the sponsors lunch (the day is subject to the signed contract return date and is allocated on a first-come-first-served basis)
  • Opportunity to distribute a sustainable corporate gift in the lunch area (approved by STEP and not branded stationery)
  • Word of thanks from the event chair as a headline sponsor at the event
  • Exhibition stand space (3m by 2m maximum) in a prime position
  • Prominent branding on main AV presentation and other signage at event
  • Opportunity to offer a prize draw at exhibition stand
  • Opportunity to host an optional session on the morning of the second day of the conference. Please note this must be technical content only and is subject to STEP approval (please ask for more details)
  • Sustainable gift to be included in the delegate bag or downloadable file on event website (to be agreed with STEP)
  • Logo on conference app
  • Featured during social media campaign

After the event

  • Inclusion as sponsor in the write-up following the conference

Before the event

  • Branding advertisements promoting the conference
  • Prominent branding on the online conference brochure 
  • Logo on the website with a 50 word company profile and link to sponsor website
  • 20% discount on delegate bookings (capped at 5 delegates)
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event

During the event

  • 4 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • Sponsorship of a breakout session and branding surrounding it
    • Company name next to session on the programme
    • Pop-up banner can be placed outside the session
    • Sponsor content can be placed on the conference app for the session
  • Exhibition stand space (3m x 2m maximum) in a prime position
  • Branding on main AV presentation and other signage at event
  • Opportunity to offer a prize draw at exhibition stand
  • Logo on conference app
  • Featured during social media campaign

After the event

  • Inclusion as sponsor in the write-up following the conference

Before the event

  • Branding advertisements promoting the conference
  • Prominent branding on the online conference brochure
  • Logo on the website with a 50 word company profile and link to sponsor website
  • 15% discount on delegate bookings (capped at 5 delegates)
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event

During the event

  • 3 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • Sponsorship of a breakout session and branding surrounding it
    • Company name next to session on the programme
    • Pop-up banner can be placed outside the session
    • Sponsor content can be placed on the conference app for the session
  • Exhibition stand space (3m x 2m maximum) in a prime position
  • Branding on main AV presentation and other signage at event
  • Opportunity to offer a prize draw at exhibition stand
  • Logo on conference app
  • Featured during social media campaign

After the event

  • Inclusion as sponsor in the write-up following the conference

Venue: xxx

Before the event

  • Branding advertisements promoting the conference
  • Prominent branding on the online conference programme
  • Logo on the website with a 50 word company profile and link to sponsor website
  • 10% discount on delegate bookings (capped at 2 delegates)
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event

During the event

  • 3 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • 3 additional passes to the pre-conference drinks only
  • Branding around the drinks reception area, where possible please supply sustainable branding and collateral
  • A ‘thank you’ and welcome speech (maximum five minutes) from sponsors to attendees at the drinks 
  • Opportunity to distribute a sustainable gift (approved by STEP and not branded stationery)
  • Word of thanks from event chair as a sponsor at the event
  • Logo on main signage for the event
  • Logo on conference app
  • Sustainable gift to be included in the delegate bag or downloadable file on event website (to be agreed with STEP)

After the event

  • Inclusion as sponsor in the write-up following the conference

Venue: xxx

Before the event

  • Branding on advertisements promoting the conference
  • Prominent branding on the online conference programme
  • Logo on the website with a 50 word company profile and link to sponsor website
  • 10% discount on delegate bookings (capped at 2 delegates)
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event

During the event

  • 3 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • 3 additional passes to the evening only
  • A ‘thank you’ and welcome speech (maximum five minutes) from sponsors to attendees at the dinner
  • Branding around the dinner and reception area, where possible please supply sustainable branding and collateral
  • Branding on dinner menus
  • Opportunity to distribute a gift (approved by STEP and not branded stationery)
  • Word of thanks from event chair as a sponsor at the event
  • Logo on main signage for the event
  • Logo on conference app
  • Sustainable gift to be included in the delegate bag or downloadable file on event website (to be agreed with STEP)

After the event

  • Inclusion as sponsor in the write-up following the conference
  • 2 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • 10% discount on additional delegate bookings (capped at 2 delegates)
  • Logo on the online conference programme
  • Logo on the website with a 50 word company profile and link to sponsor website
  • Logo on signage at event
  • Logo on conference app
  • Sole sponsorship of the registration booth at the entrance to the conference, which includes:
    • Branding on touch screens 
    • Sole branding on registration booth signage
    • Ability to have registration staff wearing branded scarves/T-shirts (sponsors to provide/cover the cost of – STEP to sign off)
  • Logo to appear on all emails sent to delegates pre-conference with their pass
  • Sustainable gift to be included in the delegate bag or downloadable file on event website (to be agreed with STEP)
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event
  • 2 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • 10% discount on additional delegate bookings (capped at 2 delegates)
  • Exhibition stand space (3m x 2m maximum)
  • Logo on the online conference programme
  • Logo on website
  • Logo on signage at event
  • Logo on conference app
  • Opportunity to offer a prize draw at exhibition stand
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event
  • 2 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • Logo on online conference programme
  • Logo on website
  • Logo on signage at event
  • Logo on conference app
  • Branding on delegate bag for the event (delegate bag may be digital in 2021)
  • Sustainable gift to be included in the delegate bag or downloadable file on event website (to be agreed with STEP)
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event
  • 2 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • Logo on online conference programme
  • Logo on website
  • Logo on main signage at event
  • Logo on conference app
  • Logo on pads and pens provided in all delegate bags 
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event
  • 2 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • Logo on online conference programme
  • Logo on website
  • Logo on signage at event
  • Logo on conference app
  • Branding on all lanyards worn at the event and website
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event
  • 2 delegate passes to the conference and social functions
  • Logo on online conference programme
  • Logo on website
  • Logo on signage at event
  • Logo on conference app
  • Sponsor of the conference app featuring branded banners which link to sponsor website
  • Delegate list (Digital PDF format – name, company and country only) available 1 week before the event

For more information on the event, please visit the event page on the STEP Global Congress website