Looking to expand your business and improve your position in the credit union community?

Reserve your spot at Carolina’s most exciting credit union show!

 

Carolina’s LAUNCH is back, live, and in-person on February 7th & 8th, 2024. This year, we are at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Concord Golf Resort & Spa.

This two-day event will have educational breakout sessions, sprint sessions, a trade show floor, and additional league gatherings, all open for sponsorship or exhibiting. You can be a thought leader through a 45-minute breakout session presentation, or choose your level of engagement. Sprint sessions are twenty minute sessions on the tradeshow floor during breaks. One session per break with only three available.

Want to see who has attended in the past, all of the credit unions in the two states listed by asset size or past exhibitors? Click HERE.

See what sponsors and exhibitors from past events have to say.

“Attendance at the session was great, the show was really nice and well-attended by the right folks!”

“The team on the ground said the conference was great and well put together! Definitely put us on the list for next year!”

“I thought that the Conference ran very well, I go to a lot of conferences and this was one of the best!!”

“I made contact with a number of credit unions I had called previously and now hope to provide a proposal.”

Takeoff (SOLD OUT) – $4,795

Present an educational breakout session as part of our agenda.

Takeoff Sponsorship Package Includes:

  • Complete exhibitor package with 8’ x 10’ booth
  • Email addresses included with attendee list
  • Sponsor profile in program guide
  • Logo on event website, marketing and additional signage
  • Recognition during multiple show announcements
  • A unique promo code to invite credit union professionals to attend for just $50
  • Up to 6 complimentary booth staff registrations

Sprint Sessions (SOLD OUT) – $3,795

Present a 20 minute sprint session in a sectioned off area of the tradeshow floor in-between breakout sessions.

Sprint Package Includes:

  • Complete exhibitor package with 8’ x 10’ booth
  • Email addresses included with attendee list
  • Sponsor profile in program guide
  • Logo on event website, marketing and additional signage
  • Recognition during multiple show announcements
  • A unique promo code to invite credit union professionals to attend for just $50
  • Up to 6 complimentary booth staff registrations

Ignition – $3,795

Your logo on a 3″ button worn by all event attendees as part of the famous button match game with $10 cash prizes.

Your logo on the grand prize raffle ticket used by all attendees to mark off the required booths and enter to win $400 cash. All tickets are dropped at your booth.

Your logo will be placed on the large banners running across the top and bottom of the registration desk where all attendees check in and come for questions.

Your logo on the front of the printed program guide and a full page ad on the back of the guide. Includes logo and recognition on the digital guide as well.

Your logo on signage in prime location in the lounge, place some of your materials in the lounge, plus all other Ignition sponsor benefits.

You supply the Lanyards (at your cost), with the style and design of your choice, that will be offered to all attendees as they enter the show.

Sponsor attendee WIFI for the show. Your logo on signage in a prime location, plus all other Ignition sponsor benefits.

A 3′ x 4′ sign with your logo and sponsorship credit will be placed on easels around the lunch buffet and seating.

A 3′ x 4′ signs with your logo and sponsorship credit will be placed on easels around the breakfast buffet and seating.

You supply the bags (at your cost), with the style and design of your choice, that will be offered to all attendees as they enter the show.

Your logo on signage in prime location next to the booth, plus all other Ignition sponsor benefits.

Ignition Sponsorship Package Includes:

  • Complete exhibitor package with 8’ x 10’ booth
  • Email addresses included with the attendee list
  • Logo on event website, marketing and additional signage
  • Recognition during multiple show announcements
  • A unique promo code to invite credit union professionals to attend for just $50
  • Up to 4 complimentary booth staff registrations

Specialty Sponsorships – $2,995

Welcome the attendees and introduce the speaker for the credit union round table session.

Welcome the attendees and introduce the speaker for the Emerging Leaders Workshop.

Welcome the attendees and introduce the speaker for the CUxEL Protégé Competition Finals Luncheon.

Specialty Sponsorship Package Includes:

  • Complete exhibitor package with 8’ x 10’ booth
  • Speaker introduction and welcome message at the meeting
  • Print and digital signage at the meeting
  • Logo on event website, marketing and on-site signage at the meeting

Foundation Awards Gala Sponsorships

Two tickets to the Foundation Awards Gala reception and dinner. Join more than 200 credit union professionals on February 7, 2024 for Foundation’s Awards Gala reception and dinner honoring credit unions and heroes for their commitment to our industry. The reception features an open bar just outside the exhibit hall starting at 5:30 PM with seating at 6:30 PM for a plated dinner and awards program. $2,495

Two tickets to the Foundation Awards dinner and cocktail reception. Join more than 200 credit union professionals for a cocktail hour reception prior to the Foundation’s Awards Gala dinner with seating starting at 6:30 PM. The reception features an open bar just outside the exhibit hall starting at 5:30 PM on February 7, 2024. $2,495

Join more than 150 credit union professionals on February 7, 2024 for Foundation’s Awards Gala reception and dinner honoring credit unions and heroes for their commitment to our industry. The reception features an open bar just outside the exhibit hall starting at 6:00 PM with seating at 6:45 PM for a plated dinner and awards program.

Join more than 200 credit union professionals for a cocktail hour reception prior to the Foundation’s Awards Gala dinner with seating starting at 6:30 PM. The reception features an open bar just outside the exhibit hall starting at 5:30 PM on February 7, 2024. $50.

Foundation Awards Sponsorship Package Includes:

  • A unique printed sign at the event and your logo on a combined sponsor sign
  • Scrolling logo on the screen during the reception and dinner
  • Logo and sponsorship level listed in the program guide
  • Mention in media coverage that follows the event
  • 50% off any sized booth at the LAUNCH tradeshow

Exhibit Booth – 8′ x 10′: $2,645                   8′ x 8′: $2,395

  • One Booth (with ID sign, 8’ high back wall, 3’ high sidewall drapes, draped table, 2 chairs, wastebasket)
  • Two Booth Staff Registrations
  • Pre and Post Show Attendee Mailing List
  • Unique promo code to invite credit union professionals to attend for just $50

Arm Rocket – $1,295

Two tickets to attend the conference with access to breakout sessions, the trade show floor, breakfast and lunch.

Multiple 3′ x 4′ signs with your logo and sponsorship recognition on easels placed around the coffee and desert displays.