2018 Major Sponsor Registration

Join Us For The National Coalition’s
43rd Annual Convention and Trade Show

July 23-26, 2018
Trade Show: July 25-26, 2018

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

Sign up for a golden opportunity to get your company and your latest products in front of the largest c-store buying group in the country: 7-Eleven franchisees! 

Become an exhibitor at the two-day trade show, or gain more visibility throughout the four-day event by becoming a Major Sponsor! 

Sponsorships are available at five levels:

• Diamond Elite—$100,000 (5 free booths)
• Diamond—$75,000 (5 free booths)
• Platinum—$50,000 (4 free booths with purchase of a booth for $5,000) 
• Gold—$30,000 (3 free booths with purchase of a booth for $5,000)
• Silver—$15,000 (2 free booths with purchase of a booth for $5,000)
• Bronze—$7,500 (1 free booth with purchase of a booth for $5,000)

Major Sponsor Benefits

1. Preferential booth placement and booth registration for the trade show four weeks prior to general exhibitors. 

2. Free booths (see sponsorship levels, above) and two registrations (to attend every event during the convention) for each paid or free booth.

3. Official recognition as a Major Sponsor:

  • on convention entryway
  • on signs outside the sponsored event and table tent cards (meals only)
  • in brochures to franchisees promoting the convention
  • in the convention schedule of events included in franchisee registration packets

4. Identification on trade show booth as a Major Sponsor (provided).

5. Identification as a Major Sponsor in Avanti Magazine’s May/June and July/August 2018 Convention issues and on the NCASEF website.

6. Verbal recognition by the Master of Ceremonies throughout the convention.

7. Recognition in the Grand Banquet slide show.

8. Recognition on name badges as a Major Sponsor.

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Uncover a one-of-a-kind enchanted surrounding at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. Our upscale resort in Kissimmee, Florida features a premier location just minutes from Walt Disney World® and Universal Orlando Resort™. Whether you’re traveling for work or play, you’ll love the convenience of having everything in one place. Start your stay in our soaring glass atrium showcasing the landscape of the Everglades, the cobblestone streets and rich history of St. Augustine, and the picturesque scenery and vibrant colors of Key West. Enjoy a day with your children at our water park, or savor some time to yourself at our adult-only pool. We also offer a full-service spa, perfect for pursuing a pampering session. Continue the fun as you delight your taste buds with the finest cuisine from any of our nine restaurants. When it’s time to get back to business, inspire new ideas across 400,000 square-feet of impressive meeting space. Unfold extraordinary moments at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.

General Exhibitor Information

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone: (407) 586-0000

 Online Hotel Reservations

Convention Room Rates: (listed prices do not include taxes and fees)

  • Vendor rooming rate is $159 plus resort fee and tax

Call in reservation number is 877-491-0442 or

Exhibit Show Hours

Wednesday, July 25, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 26, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Reservations For Exhibit Space

All Major Sponsors must purchase one booth in addition to sponsorship. Please complete booth and staff registration by June 25, 2018. All orders for booth space are date-stamped and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Booth registrations received by this date will be included in the Exhibitor’s List and Schedule of Events. After this date staff must register on-site at Gaylord Palms.

Set-Up and Dismantling Schedule

Exhibits can be installed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, and from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 25. All exhibit materials must be removed from the Gaylord Palms trade show area immediately following the show on Thursday, July 26. All shipments must be prepaid.

Exhibitor Service Manual

An Exhibitor Service Manual with order forms for furniture, decorations, photography, electrical, labor, and shipping instructions will be provided by Freeman Decorating, Inc. upon receipt of your booth registration.

Exhibitor Booth And Staff Registration

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  • Booth dimensions: 8′ x 10′
  • Space rental for 8′ x 10′ booth: $5,000 per booth.
  • Vendors purchasing trade show booths are entitled trade-show only access. Full individual registrations must be purchased.
  • Exhibitors must register ALL personnel who will be present at the convention. Full vendor registrations beyond those earned through sponsorship are $250 each. Trade-show-only staff are free, but must register and have a badge.

Full vendor registrations include access to all sessions (except franchisee only), all breakfasts, Monday night cocktail party, Wednesday dinner and entertainment, and Thursday cocktail reception, grand banquet and entertainment.


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