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Monday – Wednesday
11-13 September 2017

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The Grove
Hertfordshire, UK

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CBOE Is Thrilled to Bring the 6th Annual CBOE RMC Europe to The Grove Hotel in Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire, UK

The Sixth Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe will be held on the outskirts of London at exclusive luxury resort The Grove. Located just 18 minutes from the City in Hertfordshire, The Grove Hotel offers a luxury campus-like setting where delegates can stay and network. With its close proximity to London, we are expecting an uptick in attendees that should enhance the value of any sponsorship.

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 dedicated 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. Now in its 33rd year in the U.S., 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
Sponsorships prices are quoted in U.S. dollars.

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

Summary of Sponsorship Benefits

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 giveaways, along with imprinted napkins and 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: $15,000

Sponsor internet access in the conference rooms and your name and logo can be the first thing attendees see when accessing the internet at the conference each day. Your name and logo will appear at login, as well on signage with login instructions.

CHARGING STATION: $12,000

After a full day of contacting clients and remote offices and scanning the latest headlines, attendees’ phones may need a jumpstart. The charging station will provide attendees with an opportunity to conveniently 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). Subject to availability.

Premium Wine Bar: $10,500 (Sold)

While sampling wines from the finest vineyards featuring a variety of hand-picked premium wines, your company’s name on the tip of everyone’s tongue. 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 giveaway of your choice, such as a logo'd corkscrew or decanter. (Amenities are additional and at sponsor’s expense.) A Guinness beer station is an alternative option.

Seated Luncheon – Tuesday: $10,500

Treat the 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 at each place setting is included with this sponsorship. (Amenities are additional and at sponsor’s expense.)

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

Registration Badge Lanyards: $9,500 (Sold)

Worn by delegates throughout the conference, 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: $8,500 (Sold)

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.

Notepads: $8,000

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. (Cost of item selected and shipping is additional cost depending on item(s) selected.)

Pens: $8,000 (Sold)

Have your company’s name at every attendee’s fingertips during conference sessions with your company name and logo on conference pens. 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 – Monday or Tuesday Afternoon; Tuesday or Wednesday Morning: $8,500 each, $14,000 for any two or $17,000 for three coffee breaks

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 giveaway of your choice. (Amenities extra and at sponsor’s expense.)

Buffet Dinner – Wednesday Evening: $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 conclude RMC and has become one of the most popular events.

General Sponsorship: $7,500

One of our most popular sponsorship opportunities. Benefits include the opportunity to invite two qualified buyside clients to the conference, 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: $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-foot-wide booth and 6-foot-wide table, are sold on a first come-first serve basis and are limited to a maximum number of nine exhibitors.