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Milwaukee Promo RTDNA24

RTDNA24, hosted by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), will bring together hundreds of news directors, producers, reporters, editors, photographers, and other media professionals June 12-14, 2024 at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Attendees are interested in learning about journalism and media trends, new digital tools, emerging technologies, career opportunities, and more. RTDNA24 will provide job seekers and recruiters with a place to network and explore new opportunities.

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Sponsors Get All the Rewards!

attendee talking to exhibitorNetworking Opportunities

With a small, exclusive number of exhibitors, you will have multiple unopposed time periods each day to engage with the attendees. Exhibit space will also host a variety of activities to bring in the attendees.


Highlight your company, job openings, services or opportunities by branding conference lanyards, Wi-Fi or T-Shirts or becoming the exclusive sponsor of a Happy Hour or the Headshot Studio. Be the exclusive sponsor of a hospitality event like a breakfast or lunch, sponsor a snack break, and more! Create and maintain business relationships during some of the more “social” aspects!


Looking for a way to make an impression? We offer a number of branded and experiential marketing opportunities to engage our audience. Our sponsor recognition package offers optimal exposure. Ads in our Program Guide allow you to put your message in the hands of attendees and serves as a great take-home reference.

Take a Look at All the Opportunities!

Overall Sponsorship

Lounge Exhibit Space

Additional Opportunities

Brand Sponsorship

Mobile App Sponsorship

Communication Sponsorship

Important Deadlines

APRIL 18 | Last Day to Reserve Exhibits at Early Bird Rate

MAY 22 | Last Day to Reserve Hotel Room at Group Rate

MAY 28 | Pre-Registration Ends

Sponsorship Levels

chart of sponsorship options

Lounge Exhibit Space

Secure your space early! Booth selection is based on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited.

table of booth options

Exhibitor Benefits:

  • 8’ high back wall
  • 6’ table and 2 chairs 
  • Recognition on the RTDNA24 Website
  • Listing on RTDNA24 mobile app with booth number, logo and description
  • Pre and post-conference attendee list (no emails), distributed as Excel file
  • Free conference WiFi
  • Time with the attendees!

Lounge Hours:

  • Wednesday, June 12 | 2 – 4 p.m.: Recruiter/Sponsor Lounge Move-In
  • Wednesday, June 12 | 5 – 7 p.m.: Welcome Happy Hour in Sponsor Lounge
  • Thursday, June 13 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Sponsor Lounge Hours 
  • Friday, June 14 | 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Sponsor Lounge Hours
  • Friday, June 14 | 3:30 – 5 p.m.: Recruiter/Sponsor Lounge Move-Out

If booth payment is not received within 60 days of contract signing, RTDNA has the right to resell your booth. All payments must be received by June 10 or booths will be released to those on waiting list.

Purchase Lounge Exhibit Space

Additional Opportunities

Opening Night Party | SOLD

Receive Platinum Level Benefits

Put your brand front and center at the RTDNA24 kickoff event on June 13. All attendees are invited for a night of networking fun!



Receive Silver Level Benefits

RTDNA recognizes lifetime contributions to broadcast and digital journalism with these two awards. Position your brand with the best in journalism and esteemed recipients at this signature 1-hour reception after the awards ceremony. Approximately 200-250 people attend this event each year. Multiple sponsors are welcome. All sponsorships include branding on event signage and promotions leading up to the event.

Purchase Paul White & John F. Hogan Awards Reception Sponsorship



Receive Silver Level Benefits

Host a 1-hour cocktail reception at the conference hotel June 12, the night before the conference officially begins and be the talk of all attendees while they’re picking up their registration materials. Sponsorship includes branded napkins, signage, and marketing of your exclusive event! All food and beverage will be arranged separately and are the responsibility of the sponsor. Estimated F&B costs of $3-5k.

Purchase Welcome Happy Hour Sponsorship



Receive Bronze Level Benefits

Looking to spotlight your company while also bringing surprise and delight to our attendees? Massages? Pet puppies? Flower arranging? RTDNA will work with Sponsor to organize and host a concept within the conference hotel to enhance the attendee experience. Sponsor concepts must be approved by RTDNA.  Sponsor is responsible for all necessary costs associated with this joyful experience.

Purchase Joy & Happiness Sponsorship



Receive Bronze Level Benefits

RTDNA Foundation awards more than $30,000 each year to deserving scholarship and fellowship recipients, most of whom are from traditionally underrepresented communities. We welcome these scholars and the next generation of journalists to join us for networking and training that will jump-start their careers. Your support defrays the cost of their travel and activities at the conference, which includes a three-night stay, transportation and events aimed at pairing scholars with News Directors. 

Become a RTDNA Foundation Student Supporter

Brand Sponsorship


Receive Gold Level Benefits

Partner with RTDNA24 and become our official Annual Meeting Wi-Fi sponsor! Conference Wi-Fi is a crucial productivity tool for all conference attendees. Wireless users will learn about the Wi-Fi network in the program guide and on-site signage. A quick search for nearby networks will produce the RTDNA24 WIFI network name and can be opened with the sponsor’s custom password (character restrictions may apply). 

Purchase Branded Conference Wi-Fi Sponsorship



Receive Silver Level Benefits

This exclusive sponsorship provides visibility on 250+ lanyards as your logo is printed alongside the RTDNA logo. They are distributed and restocked at our Registration areas throughout the show. RTDNA handles the arrangements for printing, shipping, and displaying this popular keepsake.  

Purchase Name Badge Lanyards Sponsrship



Receive Silver Level Benefits

Conference-goers are eager to refuel every day. Be the one to supply them with a refreshment or snack plus introduce your company to attendees and invite them to connect directly with you. Sponsorship includes signage near snack stations, which are placed in the exhibit area.

Purchase a Snack Break Sponsorship



Receive Bronze Level Benefits

An annual favorite and visibility that lasts for years! Sponsor’s color logo + brief text on the back of RTDNA24 t-shirt offered to all 250 (projected) + attendees; RTDNA24 logo will be displayed on front. Additional benefits include: 4 full conference passes. Deadline to purchase: May 1

Purchase a T-Shirt Sponsorship



Receive Bronze Level Benefits

Join attendees as we host a community service project to benefit a local Milwaukee-area organization. Align your brand with this volunteer activity we are so proud to host each year.

Become a Community Service Project Sponsor



Receive Bronze Level Benefits

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, conference attendees won’t want to miss the chance to boost their materials with a free professional photo. Brand this space in one of the lounges and get all the credit for providing attendees with this necessary element for all their personal marketing. Exclusive opportunity. Sponsor is responsible for any costs related to the headshot lounge set up (including lighting and photographer/digital capture), specialty furniture, A/V and/or F&B.

Purchase the Official RTDNA24 Headshot Studio Sponsorship



Receive Bronze Level Benefits

Provide refreshing infused water throughout the conference and keep the attendees in front of your brand! Hydration station to be set up in the thick of the conference traffic for the two days of conference, with branded signage. You may display literature at the station as well!

Purchase Hydration Station Sponsorship


SESSION SPONSOR | $4,000/each session

Receive Friend Level Benefits

Sponsor one of our many educational sessions and you’ll have the opportunity to give a brief introduction of the trainer plus signage in the room and in the program recognizing your company. Session assignment made by RTDNA with an attempt to coordinate sponsorship of a topic of interest to your company.

Become a Session Sponsor



Put your brand in the hands of attendees and guarantee that it’s seen everywhere! Send your swag items (think hand sanitizer, tumblers, fidget games, and more) for all full conference attendees. Items to be available throughout the venue.  

Become a Merchandise Sponsor


CUSTOM SPONSORSHIP | $10,000 – $20,000

Benefits determined by Level of Support

Engage with the audience of your choice at this year’s exclusive RTDNA24 retreat. Host a breakfast or luncheon. We can get creative and come up with other ideas as well that are customized to meet your corporate objectives.

Build a Custom Sponsorship

Mobile App Opportunities


Receive Silver Level Benefits

This useful tool is downloaded by conference attendees to their mobile devices and provides quick access to the program schedule, exhibitors, sponsors, and any other new or recent developments during RTDNA24. An exclusive sponsor-branded banner will appear each time the app is accessed, providing optimal exposure for your brand. Last year, the app had more than 30,000 different clicks, messages, and posts throughout the conference. Deadline for commitment is April 1 to allow for design and implementation time.

Purchase the Mobile App Sponsorship



Create a personalized message to send out to conference attendees through the mobile app, like a text message. Push notifications are 140 characters and can include a link to an external website.

Purchase a Mobile App Push Notification

Communication Opportunities


These emails are created by you and sent out by RTDNA24 staff on your behalf to all registered attendees.  

May - $1,200

June - $1,500



Create a branded message to drop on each of the seats in one of the Keynote events. The room will be set for about 200-300 participants. There will be at least two separate opportunities to purchase. 



Place an ad on the conference website, the place where all those registered, or thinking about registering, go for their RTDNA24 updates and information! Ads run through the conference date.

Conference Homepage Leaderboard | $1,000 

Conference Homepage Tower | $800

Purchase Communication Opportunities