Vendors are signing up for HITS 2016

HITS 2016

August 28 – 31, 2016
Hyatt Regency Downtown, Dallas, TX.

Dear HITS 2016 Exhibitor,

Thank you for choosing to exhibit at HITS 2016 August 28 – 31, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency
Downtown, Dallas, Texas. This seminar promises to be a tremendous event and we wish your company
great success as an exhibitor.

Our system this year is streamlined for your convenience. Included with your booth will be 1 table, 2
chairs, a waste basket and power. If you require any additional items for your booth, you will have to
order them from ??? Exposition Services our event contractor. It makes the process much easier if you
order what you need prior to the event so Brede can have it in your booth before you arrive.

Help us make the Networking Reception, Tuesday August 30, 2016 a night to remember. Join with
HITS Training& Consulting by donating a prize to the annual Networking Reception, your company
will be highlighted in, pre-promotion efforts and on-site announcements. Be sure to fill out the on-line
form to take part in this great marketing opportunity.

Please find enclosed in this service kit everything you will need to exhibit at HITS 2016. We strongly
recommend that you take the time to read all the materials enclosed. If you have any questions
regarding the enclosed information, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Andrew Weiman, Event Director, 954-914-3675, Andy@HITSK9.NET
Jeff Meyer, 303-988-1545, Jeff@HITSK9.NET

See you in May!

HITS LEAD SPONSORSHIP- $5,000.00 SOLD
Our lead sponsorship is limited to one company. Your company will be promoted as the primary sponsor of HITS in
all pre-event advertising and signage at the event.

Your company will receive:

  • 20 x 20 pipe and drape booth. This includes tables, chairs and power access.
  • 44 x 7 identification sign
  • Company listing and live URL on the official HITS website.
  • Networking opportunities at the HITS industry reception
  • Special recognition at the HITS industry reception
  • Prominent inclusion of your company logo in all pre-event marketing/advertising and on the event signage.
    • Magazine ad with a readership of more than 25,000
    • Direct mailers to 10,000 qualified buyers
    • Email blasts to over 15,000 canine professionals
    • Social media marketing to 40,000 followers
  • Ten (10) HITS seminar passes for your most valued customers
  • Color, full page advertisement in the event guide
  • Collateral insert in the expo bags
  • Your logo on the official HITS show bag

At the networking conference reception held on Tuesday August 30th, 2016 attendees and instructors will enjoy
drinks and networking opportunities. The sponsor will have its logo displayed prominently at the event and have the opportunity to speak to the attendees personally. This is an opportunity to show your company’s support for law enforcement and specifically, canine handlers. Your company will have the opportunity to personally thank those officers for the support of your products and for their service to the community.

Premium Package $1,495.00
The highest designation possible, a HITS premium sponsorship provides maximum exposure to our influential
audience.

  • 10 x10 pipe and drape booth, includes a 6 ft. table, 2 chairs, a waste basket and power access at your
    booth. (Any additional items needed will have to be ordered from our event contractor)
  • 44 x 7 identification sign
  • Company listing and live URL on the official HITS website
  • Networking opportunities at the HITS industry reception
  • Prominent inclusion to your company logo in all pre-event marketing/advertising and event signage
    • Magazine ad with a readership of more than 25,000
    • Direct mailers to 10,000 qualified buyers
    • Email blasts to over 15,000 canine professionals
    • Social media marketing to 40,000 followers
  • Four (4) HITS seminar passes to be distributed to your best customers

CUSTOMIZED PROMOTIONALCUSTOMIZED PROMOTIONAL OPTIONS

NAME BADGES- $3,000.00 (SOLD)

  • Our HITS name badges will be 4 x 6 inches in size. These professionally designed and printed name badges will
    be souvenir items for attendees that will hang around for many years. These name badges will display your
    company logo around the neck of every attendee at HITS 2016

LANYARDS- $2,500.00 (SOLD)

  • These customized lanyards are for the attendees name badges and everyone will wear your company logo
    throughout the event

HOTEL KEY CARDS- $2,500.00 (SOLD)

  • Your logo will customize the official key cards for HITS 2014 and be given to everyone who stays with us at the
    hotel. These cards will become souvenirs for our attendees to remember you and the event.

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COFFEE CUPS- $2,000.00

  • Promote your company with a logo on the official HITS coffee cups.

Classroom Sponsor- $1,500.00 Total of 5, 4 are Sold

  • Your company can sponsor one of three classrooms at HITS. Your logo will appear on the classroom
    doors when permitted by the hotel, on every HITS schedule, web page, event guide, email blasts and
    event signage. It will be viewed by every HITS attendee several times a day. We also include “in room”
    advertising for your company during the entire event.

CONFERENCE NETWORKING RECEPTION (during registration night) $1,000.00

  • Receive pre-event marketing in email blasts, direct mail and on our HITS 2016 website
  • Event signage, social media and email blasts denoting your contribution to the event

HOTEL ELEVATOR ADVERTISEMENTS- (DOOR $1,500.00) (POSTERS 3 for $1,500.00)

  • Many times, our guest hotel will allow us to market inside their elevators. If you’re interested in marketing
    your company to everyone while they ride the elevators, you’ll have a captive audience!

VENDOR CARDS- $1,000.00

  • This card is our way of getting you valuable face time with HITS attendees. Their mission, have all the vendors
    stamp the card. Their goal, win lots of cash in the exclusive card drawing. When you sponsor this card, your
    company will have its full page ad printed on the reverse side of the card.

INK PENS- $500.00

  • Our official HITS ink pens will have your company logo on it and each person attending will get one.INSERTS- $350.00
    • Our staff will pre fill the event bag with a collateral insert that you send us. This ensures that each person receives your product information as part of their event package.

HELPFUL HINTS AND FRIENDLY REMINDERS

Here are some tips to best maximize the value of your Exhibitor Services Manual

  • Read the Contract – Please send it in as soon as possible. There are great
    booth locations this year, sign up early to get your perfect booth.
  • Shipping – When shipping your exhibit materials you have two options.
    (Please research and evaluate your options carefully)
  • Ship to the hotel – There will be a cost for the hotel to accept your
    materials and deliver them to your booth space.
  • Ship to GES – There is also a charge to ship your materials to GES. This
    charge will include delivery to your booth.
  • Advertising and Promotion – Have you taken advantage of all the
    advertising and promotional opportunities available? This will not only be a great
    way to complement your exhibit space, but will also heighten your brand
    awareness, and maximize your exhibiting experience.
  • Remember – The earlier you sign-up to be a vendor at HITS 2014 the more
    your company name, logo, or ad is included in our advertising. Don’t delay and
    miss valuable advertising opportunities.
  • Raffle – Fill out the Raffle form and fax back early to maximize your product
    exposure. Your products will be presented in front of all attendees during the
    Networking Reception and your company will be highlighted.

Welcome to HITS 2016, brought to you by HITS Training & Consulting. Please take a
few moments to read the following information.

Prohibition Against Live Ammunition, Ordinance, Devices, Canines
Any equipment on display during the exhibition portion of HITS 2016, including but not
limited to, firearms, diversionary devices, aerosol-based weapons and ammunition, must
not contain any live ammunition at any time. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. Staff
from HITS Training & Consulting will be monitoring the exhibit hall to enforce this
prohibition. Any violations will result in the closing of the violating exhibit, immediate
removal of the exhibit personnel from the exhibit hall, and may result in the confiscation
of the equipment in violation. All firearms displayed or taken into the exhibit center,
including any item designed for or capable of launching a projectile must be rendered
non-functional either by installing a non-removable trigger lock or by removing the firing
pin. All ammunition, munitions, and pyrotechnic products and chemical agent devices
must be inert or dummy replicas. No Canines will be permitted in the vendor hall. Strict
adherence to these guidelines will be enforced.

Special Events

Vendor Appreciation Night All HITS participants are invited to the Vendor
Appreciation night on Sunday, August 28, 2016 in the exhibit area. It will feature
attendee registration and free drinks.

Networking Reception All HITS 2016 participants are invited to the networking
reception, on Tuesday August 30, 2016 in the exhibit area. It will feature an open bar
between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm. Exhibits are encouraged to remain open during the event.


Look Your Best

As a vendor at HITS your logo will appear in many places, and we want to make you look your best when we show you to our thousands of viewers.

In addition to the high resolution logo you provided, please send a copy of your logo at 330×330 px. to be used in:

Banner Rotation
Floor Plan
Raffle Prize Donor
Email Newsletters – Links

Please upload your images one at a time.


Donate Raffle Prizes

You can make a huge impression at HITS by being a part of our exciting raffle. Prior to the seminar your company name, raffle product or service will be advertised in HITS media, newsletters, social media and on our web site. Your raffle prize will reach over 60,000 canine handlers from around the world. During the seminar your prize and your logo will appear on the video wall and printed media. And best of all you will be featured at the raffle! Donate today to step into the spotlight at HITS.