Sponsorship Opportunities







VIBE Conference offers suppliers a unique hands-on environment to connect, network and educate beverage decision-makers about their products and services.

VIBE Conference 2018 Sponsorships are SOLD OUT! Contact us today to learn more about 2019 sponsorship opportunities.

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Why Sponsor VIBE?

Meet & Educate Top Decision Makers

Now in its 7th year, VIBE has become known as the industry’s best quality conference for attracting the top chain buyers and beverage decision-makers from across the country.  The topic at VIBE is BEVERAGE - from start to finish!  In our information rich environment, attendees find a program of general sessions and interactive workshops with new ideas, on-target facts & original research, and tasting opportunities.

Time to Connect

The VIBE Conference pre-function area outside of the Grande Ballroom is a buzz of activity both days, with alcohol free refreshments, conversational seating and small tables so you can conveniently schedule informal meetings with operators, internet access, and a great way to connect with others.

Showcase Your Products

Beverage trends and innovations are brought to life for attendees by incorporating sponsors’ products and ideas into tasting opportunities showcasing the latest flavors and beverage ideas. Both evenings, in different formats and with different drink ideas, attendees experience on-trend/on-target beers, wines, cocktails, and specialty drinks, many of which are created and served by award-winning Celebrity Mixologists. Early evening events allow for sponsors to have smaller group entertaining time for more one-on-one discussions with key buyers.

Opportunities that Fit Your Size + Budget

VIBE has five Sponsorship categories so your company is offered a perfect fit for your size and budget. Categories are: Pinnacle, Cameo, Emerald, Sapphire and Ruby. Category qualification is dependent on the size of the company and product line as pre-determined by the VIBE team.

Added Showcase Opportunities

VIBE Vista Operator Award Sponsorship
Enables the category sponsor to have their name on the award and to personally present that award to the winning chain’s recipients on-stage at the conference general session.

Cameo Beverage Showcase
During VIBE’s opening cocktail extravaganza each year, there is a limited opportunity for non-competing sponsors to partner at a Cameo Bar with a Celebrity Bartender and showcase two additional cocktails made with your product - attracting attention directly in the hands of decision makers.  Opportunities are limited!

Become a sponsor today

We'd love to hear from you!

Donna Bruns
Event Manager/Sales & Sponsorships
(936) 522–6932

Lawrence J. Weiss
Event Director
(917) 626–3100