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March 8-10, 2017

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Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point, California

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CBOE Is Thrilled to Bring the 33rd Annual CBOE RMC to the Exquisite Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California

With a legacy of compelling, in-depth material, CBOE RMC has evolved into one of the most highly regarded events in the equity derivatives space, attracting the most engaged and knowledgeable group of institutional investment professionals.

Attendees come from a variety of organizations including top money management firms, hedge funds, pension plans, insurance companies, commercial banks, foundations and endowments.

Sponsorship of the CBOE RMC will provide your firm the opportunity to align itself with this key sector of the investment community and showcase it as a prominent participant in the equity derivatives space. Year after year firms find value in participating with CBOE in this top-notch event.

For questions or for additional opportunities that may not be listed, please contact: 
Please complete the Sponsorship Application and Agreement and send to:
  • Felicia Garcia
  • CBOE
  • 400 S. LaSalle Street
  • Chicago, IL 60605
  • Direct: 312-786-8310
  • Fax: 312-786-7413
Attendance is limited to approved registrants. Sponsorship may be restricted and will be approved at the discretion of the Conference organizers. ​

Sponsorship Opportunities Overview

Includes 6 firm + 6 customer passes
Includes 4 firm + 4 customer passes
Includes 2 firm passes + 3 customer passes
Includes 1 staff pass + 1 customer pass
Includes 3 staff passes + 3 customer passes

Summary of Sponsorship Benefits

Special Sponsorship for 2017 CBOE RMC U.S.!

Includes 2 firm passes + 3 buyside customer passes

Details of Sponsorship Benefits

  • Where and as noted, Sponsors receive a combination of complimentary conference registrations for their employee representatives and for their institutional investor buyside clients who would otherwise be approved for the $800 special registration fee and who have not already registered for the conference (“buyside customer”). Buyside customer passes may not be used by Sponsor employee representatives in any circumstance.
  • Additional passes for all level Sponsors, including General Sponsors, may be purchased for the Sponsoring firm’s employees for the discounted rate of $800, at the discretion of CBOE and the number may be limited.
  • In order to encourage qualified buyside attendees to the Conference, CBOE will allow additional complimentary registration passes for all level Sponsoring firms’ employees, provided that the Sponsor registers additional qualified buyside customers, who would otherwise qualify for the zero or $800 rate. One additional firm pass will be granted for every two additional buyside customers that the firm registers (beyond those offered as part of the sponsorship agreement specified in the table above). In order to receive this incentive, the buyside customers' names must be given in advance to CBOE/registered and noted as the firm’s customer, must not have already been registered for the Conference, and must attend the Conference.
  • A one-page, color advertisement will be included in the on-site Conference agenda handbook and an ad will appear in the Sponsor section of the conference app with a link to the firm’s website. (Note that these benefits are not included with General Sponsorship.)
  • Notice of company sponsorship included in Conference marketing materials, pre-conference notices, and company listing on conference website (following confirmation of sponsorship and receipt of payment).
  • Up to two pieces of company literature can be placed on the general conference sponsor table.
  • Two pieces of literature or a promotional item will be included in the Conference bag that is given to all attendees. (Not available to Silver or General level sponsors.)
  • Authorization from CBOE for Sponsor to arrange with the hotel for delivery of company item to delegates’ hotel room (charges for handling and delivery to be paid by Sponsor). Note: Hotel will not conduct a room delivery to RMC delegates without prior approval of the Conference organizers. (Not available to General Sponsors.)
  • Company name promoted on signage at conference.
  • Pre- and post-conference attendee lists with all contact information received is provided only to Sponsors.

As a premium sponsor, all Platinum level sponsorships include 6 company representative conference passes and 6 qualified buyside customer passes. (Cannot substitute investor passes for firm/staff representatives.)

Conference Jackets/Vests: $25,000 

Conference jackets/vests may be worn throughout the conference and for years afterward. This is a high-quality fleece or comparable fabric jacket or vest provided to all attendees. Your logo will be co-branded with the CBOE’s. (This premium sponsorship is subject to CBOE acceptance.)

Conference Bags: $25,000

Conference bags allow attendees to showcase your company logo throughout the conference and beyond with your name and logo co-branded on a premium RMC conference bag. (This premium sponsorship is subject to CBOE acceptance.)

Welcome Reception Package (Wednesday Evening): $25,000

The CBOE RMC Welcome Reception is an outstanding opportunity to interact with speakers and conference delegates. This event includes cocktail bar, premium wine bar, local beer and an abundance of food stations. Your company can sponsor the entire event as a package, or the beverage stations can be purchased individually (see below) along with a co-sponsor(s). Included in this sponsorship are tables at the event to display your branded literature and give-aways, along with imprinted napkins, your logo prominently displayed on the wall and other signage. You can be sure that your firm’s name will be top of mind for the rest of the conference following this gala event sponsored by your firm!

All Gold level sponsorships include 4 company representative conference passes and 4 additional registration passes for your qualified buyside institutional investor clients.

Wi-Fi/Internet Sponsorship: $12,000

Sponsor internet access for all delegates within the conference area and your name and logo can be the first thing attendees see when accessing the internet at the event each day. Your name and logo will appear at log in, as well as on signage with password and login instructions. Get the exposure of an exhibit without the cost of a booth!

Welcome Reception Wine Bar: $10,500

Align your company brand with fine wines, hand-picked for the event and showcasing the best of California wines. Attendees will keep your company’s name on the tips of their tongues while sampling wines from the finest vineyards. Included in this sponsorship are cocktail napkins imprinted with your company logo, prominent signage noting the sponsoring firm and an opportunity to distribute company-branded give-away of your choice, such as a logo'd corkscrew or decanter. (Amenities are additional and at sponsor’s expense.)

Name Badge Lanyards: $10,500

Your company name and logo will be displayed on badge lanyards worn by attendees throughout the conference. Badges are required for admittance to all conference functions and are worn throughout the day and evening events.

Hotel Room Key Cards: $10,500

Have your company logo, brand messaging and contact information imprinted on one of the most important items delegates will carry throughout the conference—their hotel room key cards. The key cards are distributed during hotel check-in and will be carried by attendees for the duration of their stay. 

All Silver level sponsorships include two company representative conference passes and three registration passes for your qualified buyside institutional investor clients.

Seated Luncheon: $9,000

Treat the CBOE RMC delegates and speakers to a lovely seated lunch following the keynote speaker while they network and discuss the morning's events. The opportunity to include a branded company giveaway and/or literature at each place setting is included with this sponsorship. (Amenities are additional and at sponsor’s expense.)

Charging Station: $9,000

After a full day of contacting clients and home offices and scanning the latest headlines, attendees’ phones may need a jumpstart. The charging station will provide attendees with an opportunity to recharge phones so that they can stay connected throughout the conference. The station is covered in your firm’s messaging with plenty of room for a display ad (aprx 4 feet x 2 feet x 3 feet).

Notepads or Pens: $8,500 each | $15,000 for both

Have your company’s name at every attendee’s fingertips during conference sessions with your company name and logo on conference pens or notepads. You choose whether you’d like these sponsored items placed inside each delegate’s conference bag or set out at each seat during conference sessions for all three days. (Cost of item selected and shipping is additional cost depending on item(s) selected.)

Coffee Breaks: $8,500 each | $14,000 for any two | $16,000 for three
Wednesday afternoon; Thursday/Friday morning; Thursday afternoon

Everyone needs a break! Be the star of the very popular morning or afternoon coffee breaks that always include specialty snacks. Prominently displayed signage at coffee service giving notice of your company sponsorship is included with this sponsorship as is the opportunity to distribute your company’s branded coffee cup or give-away of your choice. (Amenities extra and at sponsor’s expense.)

Buffet Dinner – Closing night: $8,500

Be the sponsor of this very popular final evening event. A casual buffet dinner enjoyed by all may possibly be the most valuable networking event of the conference. The final night buffet dinner is an ideal way to bring CBOE RMC to conclusion and has become one of the most popular events—especially in California!

General Sponsorship Cost: $7,500

One of our most popular sponsorship opportunities. Benefits include the opportunity to invite a qualified buyside client to the conference as your guest, significant signage at the event, discounted additional staff conference passes and access to pre- and post-conference attendance lists including all contact information.

Exhibitor Booth Sponsor Cost: $10,000

Exhibitor booths allow face-to-face interaction with the conference's highly targeted audience. A limited number of booths are set up in the heart of the conference, outside of the main conference session rooms, in the midst of coffee breaks and the registration/information desk. Exhibit spaces will accommodate a 10’ wide booth and table, are sold on a first come-first serve basis and are limited to a maximum number of eight exhibitors for maximum impact.