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Sponsorship Opportunities at ARF

The ARF welcomes your interest in sponsoring and hosting our events. We present major conferences, regional events, and a selected number of specialized events each year. For more information about sponsoring or hosting any of the following events, or to discuss specific sponsorship rates and/or individualized packages, please contact somebody from our sponsorship team.

Marc Rappin – Chief Marketing Officer, marc.rappin@thearf.org.
Daniel Bulgrin – Director, Business Development & Partnerships, dbulgrin@thearf.org.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

Annual Conventions

Our conventions draw thought leaders and industry professionals from all over the world each year. Opportunities for sponsorship include speaking roles, exhibit spaces, advertising/branding, and host of a networking event or award show.

CREATIVExSCIENCE: Our biggest conference, drawing 3,000 global attendees each spring for a three-day convention focusing on broad themes in advertising research such as ROI, Mobile, Creative/Neuro, Cross-Platform, Big Data, and many more.

AUDIENCExSCIENCE: The world’s largest audience measurement conference, each summer this conference explores issues critical to the success of our industry, premiering new research and fresh ideas about mobile platforms, research quality, and media behavior around the world.

Regional Events

Our regional events showcase the industry’s best practices and introduce members to the latest thinking about advertising and marketing research. The topics for these events include Big Data, Cross-Platform, Shopper Insights, Media Mix Modeling, and many more. Regional events are free for ARF members. Our events have taken place in Chicago, San Francisco, Mountain View, Menlo Park, Bentonville, Minneapolis and Atlanta.


Weekly forums showcase industry best practices and introduce members to the latest thinking about advertising and marketing research. Forums focus on a range of topics, from Research Quality to Social Media, and take place either at the ARF or at a member-hosted location. Each forum is followed by a networking cocktail reception sponsored by a selected company.


The ARF Webcast Program is the most cost effective and efficient way to promote your research solutions and services to a highly engaged community of advertising research professionals. This series of virtual lunchtime presentations address hot issues in advertising and marketing research.

ARF Young Pros

The Young Pros hold leadership, networking, and professional development events throughout the year with a focus on cultivating talent and connecting young people to leading industry thinkers. The mission of the Young Pros is to engage the next generation of industry leaders as valued contributors to the Advertising Research Foundation, and the research community broadly. We do this by providing leadership opportunities for young professionals within the ARF and by creating opportunities for Young Pros to access the wealth of resources available through the ARF and its members. Specifically, the ARF Young Pros group provides a place for young research professionals to network, learn, and lead.