There are 11 Gold sponsorship packages, each exclusively sponsoring a unique aspect of the Conference. The benefits common to each Gold Package are shown below, with the exclusive elements pertaining to each specific package following afterwards.

Other Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold Package Benefits include the following:

Exclusive Sponsorship Element

  • Exclusive branding of a unique aspect of the Conference (see specific packages following)*

Reinforcing Expertise / Thought-Leader

  • Recognition as a major sponsor of the Conference, with priority branding below Diamond & Platinum sponsor levels
  • Opportunity for a Senior Director to deliver a conference presentation or be a speaker within a panel discussion

VIP Conference Attendance

  • 4 complimentary conference-only registrations (Note: these need to incorporate the company’s speaker registration)

Pre-Event Advertising / Website

  • Logo included in all event collateral including Conference website sponsor section (with web link), brochure, flyers, etc.
  • Logo included in pre-conference print and digital campaigns including CTBUH Journal, Monthly Newsletter and other media outputs
  • CTBUH support of sponsor-created e-blasts, sent by sponsor, promoting sponsor’s involvement in the event (e.g. supplying conference graphics, text, etc.)

On-Site Promotion

  • Logo included in all on-site event collateral* including on-site Conference Program, stage backdrops, event signage, and walk-in/-out slide loop at Conference opening and closing sessions
  • Provision of space for a 2m x 3m Exhibition Booth in priority position (if desired)
  • Opportunity to place company material on sponsor table at the Conference (if not exhibiting)
  • Sponsor designation on name badge

Media Relations & Social Media

  • Promotion to media and press outlets as a major supporter of the Conference
  • Promotion via CTBUH social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Logo included in press releases and pitching efforts

Additional Benefits

  • Logo and coverage of sponsor’s Conference involvement (e.g. speaker contribution) to be included in the post-conference report to be promoted internationally after the event
  • Complimentary CTBUH Organizational Membership at “Donor” level for one year (Note: for new members only; $3,000 value)

See the Gold Sponsor benefits in the table at the bottom of this page.


Gold + Conference Bags Package

Every Conference attendee will be given a high-quality delegate bag upon arrival at registration, important conference documentation. This bag will be carried by attendees throughout the event and also used by many afterwards. In addition to the standard Gold benefits listed above, the Conference Bags Sponsor will thus enjoy exposure of the company brand through the inclusion of their logo on the delegate bags: a proven method to promote your company to all experts, speakers, and delegates in attendance.

Click photo to see past sponsored conference bags

Gold + CTBUH Journal Package

Every conference attendee will be given a copy of the special conference issue of the CTBUH Journal, which will be themed on the conference. In addition to the Gold benefits listed above, the CTBUH Journal Package sponsor will enjoy being recognized as the sole sponsor of the Journal issue, with their logo on the cover of the Journal and a relevant paper or case study contained within. This Journal will be distributed to the entire CTBUH membership globally, as well as to all conference attendees, thus ensuring a very high level of international exposure after, as well as during, the event.

Click photo to see last year’s sponsored journal

Gold + Lunch Packages (3 No.)

There will be three lunch sponsorship opportunities during the Conference, which includes Days 1 and 2 in Sydney, and 5 in Melbourne. In addition to the Gold benefits listed above, each Gold + Lunch Sponsor will enjoy exclusive branding of one lunch through signage on buffet tables, high-top tables and through the relevant walk-in /-out slide loop and chair announcements immediately before the lunch.

Click photo to see past sponsored lunches

Gold + Name Badge Lanyards Package

A Conference name badge will be worn by every attendee, with the lanyard (neck string/strap) occupying a prominent position around every delegate’s neck. The Name Badge Lanyard Sponsor will thus enjoy a high degree of brand visibility during the Conference through the inclusion of their logo displayed on the lanyard, together with the CTBUH logo.

Click photo to see past sponsored badges

Gold + Research Seed Funding Package


The CTBUH Research Division supports quality international research into relevant aspects of tall buildings and urban habitat. Drawing on the successes of similar annual initiatives held since 2012, during 2017 a “call for research funding submissions” will be made, with one project awarded seed funding of $20,000, which will be announced, by the sponsor, during the Conference. The Gold + Research Seed Funding Sponsor will be recognized as the sole supporter of this initiative internationally, receiving recognition both at the Conference itself and in connection with the research project afterwards. The sponsor will nominate a representative to sit on the judging committee.

Click photo to see the 2015 sponsored Research Seed Funding

Gold + Student Design Competition Package

The CTBUH holds an annual student tall building design competition, which attracts hundreds of entries from universities around the world. In 2017, the competition will be linked into the Conference, with the best projects displayed, and the final judging occurring at the conference itself. The Gold + Student Competition Sponsor will receive sole recognition internationally for support of this initiative, with sponsor funds also supporting $20,000 of competition prize money / conference attendance support for student finalists. The sponsor will nominate a representative to sit on the judging committee, and will announce the winners during the conference.

Click photo to see last year’s sponsored Student Design Competition

Gold + Student Design Studio Package

Each year the CTBUH conducts a design research project with students of architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, or at one of the other premier institutes of learning around the world. Students will travel to a foreign country to engage in the culture and conduct a relevant urban/tall building design project. In addition to the Gold benefits listed above, the Gold + Student Design Studio Sponsor will receive sole recognition internationally for support of this initiative – including input on determining the research subject – with $20,000 of sponsor funds supporting student travel and other studio expenses.

Click photo to see last year’s sponsored Student Design Studio

Gold + USB Drives Package

Every Conference attendee will be given a USB drive containing all the abstracts and presentations delivered at the Conference, plus other important documentation. This USB drive will be carried by attendees throughout the event and, importantly, will also continue to be used by delegates as a normal USB drive long after the event has ended. In addition to the Gold benefits listed above, the USB Drives Sponsor – with its logo imprinted on one side of the device, and company information on the drive itself – will enjoy promotion of the company both at the Conference, and in delegates’ offices throughout the world afterwards.

Click photo to see past sponsored USB Drives Package

Gold + Exhibition Suite

One Gold sponsor has the chance to exhibit in an extended “suite” area, rather than just through an exhibition “booth” in the Grand Hyatt Sydney.

Note: all aspects of the exhibition suite, including all materials, equipment and associated supply, will be the responsibility of the sponsor.

Click photo to see past sponsored Exhibition Suites

*Note: Each sponsorship package includes an element of exclusive sponsorship of a unique aspect of the Conference, so in some specific events/aspects, not all sponsor logos will be included
**Note: Sponsorship fee is net of all taxes and fees. Any taxes and fees need to be paid by the sponsor.

Other Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor Benefit Table

 Gold + Specific Package
11 Packages / 0 Available
US$50,000 net* – with exhibition booth
US$40,000 net* – without exhibition booth
Sponsor Branding Priority3rd Highest Priority
Exclusive SponsorshipVarious Packages
Complimentary Registrations (conference only)4 ($5,600 value)
Presentation or Speaker within Panel1 Presentation
Exhibition (if desired)Area for Optional Special-Build Exhibition Booth (2 m x 3 m)
Logo in Pre-Conference Adverts in CTBUH Journal and Other Physical Inputs
Promotion via CTBUH Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Other Digital Platforms
Promotion through Media/Press Outlets
Company E-Blast Support (Including Graphics and Skyline)
Logo on Stage Backdrop and Venue Signage
Logo on Walk-in/out Slide Loop
Material on General Sponsor Table (Note: Only for those without exhibition or program room)
Logo and Conference Involvement Included in Post-Conference Report, Promoted Internationally
Recognition in Conference Program
Special Designation on Name BadgesSponsor
Logo on Web Sponsor or Exhibitor Section
CTBUH Membership (1 year, for new members only)Donor
($3,000 value)

*Sponsorship fee is net of all taxes and fees. Any taxes and fees need to be paid by the sponsor.