IPCPR 2019
IPCPR 2019
June 28 - July 2, 2019 • Sands Expo Center • Las Vegas Nevada

Promote Your Brand

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Connect and Sell

"Our IPCPR sponsorship helped us gain greater visibility and showcase our products. We wrote a ton of order this year. Business was great."

— Kaizad Hansotia, President & CEO, Gurkha Cigars


Sponsorship Opportunities

Showcase your brand and products in new and exciting ways! This year we have fantastic new opportunities for you to get in front of thousands of buyers to enhance the power of your brand and ensure all show visitors remember your support and your name!

Download the Exhibitor Prospectus or Scroll down to see a complete listing of ALL SPONSOR PACKAGES currently available and claim yours today!


Exhibitor Resources

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Booth Selection

Visit our exhibitor management website to secure your booth space, view the interactive real-time show floor plan, see the full list of exhibitors and log in to manage your account.


Free sample policy

Under FDA policy, it is permissible for a business to distribute free samples in a limited quantity (i.e., no more than necessary to achieve a business or marketing goal, such as awareness of and exposure to the product for the purposes of product or inventory selection) to another business as part of a genuine effort to sell or market a tobacco product to that business. Distribution to consumers during the trade show is prohibited. All attendees must adhere to this policy.

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Show insurance

As a standard requirement for all exhibitors, it is necessary to provide proof of general liability coverage from an insurance company in good standing with minimum policy limits of $1M/occurrence and $2M/aggregate.


2019 Exhibitors: View and download the 2019 Exhibitor Service Manual for a complete guide to the 2019 Trade Show, including a step-by-step guide to ordering through the Sands and trade show logistical information and requirements.


Exhibitors: order your booth services & equipment in advance through the Sands online ordering system —everything from booth catering & porter service to internet, telecom, a/v equipment and more!

Exhibitor Badges

As an exhibitor and supporter of the IPCPR trade show, you are entitled to four (4) badges per 100 square feet of booth space.

DO NOT GIVE OUT YOUR BADGE TO AN UNAUTHORIZED ATTENDEE! Vendors and Retailers alike have asked us to ensure the integrity of our show.

The IPCPR Convention & International Trade Show is a Members-Only event and is not open to the general public. Show admission passes are included in the cost of membership, allotted to IPCPR members according to their Membership Type.

The IPCPR Annual Convention & International Trade Show is for IPCPR Member Professional Retail Tobacconists, Exhibitors, and their bona fide employees only.

Consumers are not permitted to attend. We ask all to help us spot offenders so we can maintain a productive, professional atmosphere in which to conduct business. Any consumers found at the show will be promptly escorted out of the convention center.

If challenged, persons need to provide the following: business card and/or other identification which proves identity and IPCPR affiliation.

Furthermore, any IPCPR member determined to have provided consumer access will have their badge(s) confiscated and will be banned from the show floor.

No refunds will be provided.


2019 Sponsor Packages


Included with every Sponsorship:

  • Company name on sponsor signage at exhibit hall entrance

  • Sponsor recognition in pre-show mailings

  • (1) dedicated email sent to all IPCPR Retailer members with your ad (680x700) in the weeks leading up to the show

  • Sponsor acknowledgement in Trade Show Directory

  • Sponsor recognition on IPCPR trade show website

  • Sponsor listing in IPCPR Trade Show App

  • (1) Promoted Post in IPCPR Trade Show App

  • (1) booth selection point for every $25 of sponsor/advertising dollars spent prior to April of the 2019 show. Generate more priority points to improve your booth selection location for 2020!

  • First right of refusal on sponsor package for the following year’s trade show. The sponsorship is yours for as long as you want it!


Exclusive Sponsorship - SOLD!

  • With incredible enhancement opportunities including food, beverages and interactive stations your brand will really stand out!

  • This event is one to not be missed and heavily attended by Retailers with buying power and shop influence. Connect with the people that can get your product in the shop.


Exclusive Sponsorship / $27,500 - SOLD!
1100 priority points

  • Increase YOUR company’s brand among thousands of premium tobacconists and remind attendees of YOUR booth location by displaying your company name, logo and booth number on several aisle signs throughout the show.

  • Two-sided aisle signs let attendees see your logo every time they look up.


Exclusive sponsorship / $25,000 —> 1 AVAILABLE!
1000 priority points

  • Company logo imprinted prominently on one side of the 2,500 official show bags provided to every retailer attendee.

  • Sponsor can place two (2) giveaway items in each bag (subject to approval by IPCPR Show Management).


Exclusive sponsorship / $20,000 —> 1 AVAILABLE
800 priority points

  • Introduce Keynote Speaker at the Opening Breakfast

  • Sponsor recognition from the main stage

  • Sponsor branded slide in rotation before keynote

  • Exclusive VIP meet & greet session with Ken Schmidt and 25 guests of your choice! All guests will receive a signed copy of his book. Limit of 25 includes sponsor representatives and guests. Sponsor is responsible for inviting guests and submitting the list to IPCPR prior to the conference.

hotel key card sponsor

Exclusive sponsorship / $20,000 —> SOLD!
800 priority points

  • Make an early impression when guests check in to the hotel!

  • Distribute your custom logo, booth number or special event invitation on hotel key cards.

  • Up to 2,500 attendees staying at the Show’s host hotel will carry your company brand logo throughout the Show.

show floor stickers sponsor

Exclusive sponsorship / $20,000 —> SOLD!
800 priority points

  • Make your presence known to all who walk the show room floor!

  • Floor stickers are 2’ x 3’ and very versatile! The stickers will be placed on the main aisle and throughout common areas.

retailer lanyard sponsor

Exclusive sponsorship / $15,000 —> SOLD!
600 priority points

  • 2,000+ retailer attendees become a walking advertisement for your brand throughout the duration of the Show with your logo on the lanyard attached to every show badge.

final day grand prize sponsor

Exclusive sponsorship / $15,000 —> 1 AVAILABLE!
600 priority points

  • All Retailer attendees receive a raffle ticket attached to their badge. On the final day, a drawing is held and one lucky Retailer will walkaway with $10,000 in cash!

  • Address the Retailers and announce the Winner with your company logo on the grand prize check —this event will be streamed LIVE!

  • Opportunity to distribute swag and samples following the raffle

Finish your cigar lounge sponsor

Exclusive sponsorship / $10,000 —> SOLD!
400 priority points

  • Smoking is only allowed on the trade show floor. Directly beside the exit of the hall, we’ll have a lounge where everyone will be finishing their cigars, relaxing and catching up with one another.


Exclusive sponsorship / $8,000 for 12 Windows —> SOLD!
320 priority points

  • Make a visual impression when your logo canvasses all windows in the Sands lobby as everyone walks in and out of the trade show.

pillar wrap sponsor

$8,000 for 1 Wrap —> 5 AVAILABLE!
320 priority points

  • Make a lasting impression by wrapping a pillar in the Sands lobby. Everyone entering and exiting the trade show will be reminded of how outstanding your brand is!

LED SIGN sponsor

$7,500 each or $30,000 for all 5 —> 5 AVAILABLE!
300 priority points for 1 (or 1200 priority points for all 5!)

  • Signs are 6.3’ high, 2’ wide and .25” deep and make a dynamic impression with their bright display and animated screens. Your logo (or branding) will fill the screen.

  • They are controlled via Wi-Fi app, USB or HDMI and will be strategically placed to drive traffic to YOUR booth!

product showcase sponsor

$7,500 each —> 3 AVAILABLE!
300 priority points

  • Show off your latest product in the central meeting and registration area of the Show and drive more Retailers to your booth!

  • Sponsors may decorate the entire display case with their products alone if desired!

government affairs sponsor

Exclusive Package / $7,500 —> 1 AVAILABLE!
300 priority points

  • VIP PAC drink tickets branded with YOUR company logo which your staff can pass out in the VIP PAC Lounge

  • Showcase your cigars in the VIP PAC Lounge

  • Company logo on signage throughout the show floor and beside Lunchtime Learning Theater

  • Opportunity to hand out swag and samples during the State Fair. The State Fair is new for 2019 and has incredible enhancement opportunities including food, beverages and games to showcase your brand.

show floor water cooler sponsor

$1,000 —> 4 STILL AVAILABLE!
200 priority points

  • Sponsor branded water coolers: these water coolers will be placed in 5 distinct locations on the show floor to help drive traffic to your booth.

show floor street signs sponsor

$4,000 per sign —> multiple available!
160 priority points

  • Signs placed along the middle aisle of the show floor, used to direct people to your booth.

  • Features your graphics and ensures you aren’t lost in the crowd!

uber code sponsor

$3,000 per day —> 1 of 5 Sold (4 AVAILABLE)!
120 priority points per day

  • Help Retailers save on cabs and transportation by offering a $5 Uber Discount Code for up to 500 rides each day!

  • Sponsorship will begin Friday, June 28, 2019 and end Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

  • Discount cards with the UBER code can further help draw Retailers to your booth, by encouraging them to stop by to get the code!

show bag insert sponsor

$3,000 per insert —> 3 of 10 sold (7 AVAILABLE)!
120 priority points

  • Sponsor may place promo materials, information cards, etc in the main show bags all retailers will receive upon entering the show

  • NOTE: All design, production, printing and shipping costs associated with inserts are the responsibility of the sponsor. IPCPR reserves final approval of all show bag inserts.

mobile charging stations sponsor

$2,500 per station —> 1 of 5 sold (4 AVAILABLE)!
100 priority points

  • Promote your business while serving the needs of Retailer attendees on the Show Floor through branded mobile charging stations!

  • Stations will be placed in our PAC Lounge, Food Court and other strategically placed locations on the show floor to help drive traffic to YOUR booth.

  • Each station supports iPhone, Blackberry (both micro and mini USB), HTC phones, Motorola, Samsung, Nokia, LG and more.

seminar sponsor

$2,500 —> ONLY 1 LEFT!
100 priority points

  • Our seminars give attendees opportunities to grow their business by providing them with marketing and sales strategies, tips on how to hire staff and much more

  • Your brand will be front and center during this critical time, as each retailer will receive one of your cigars (any blend you choose)

  • Additional sponsor recognition on seminar signage

opening breakfast slideshow sponsor

$1,500 —> 5 AVAILABLE!
40 priority points

  • Sponsor logo, photos and other digital art showcased in rolling Slideshow. Slideshow will play before and during breakfast and end once keynote speaker begins.