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Partner Pavilion

SDS/2 Summit 2020

Thank You to our
SDS/2 Summit 2020 Sponsors

The SDS/2 Summit includes exhibiting opportunities for partnering companies at the Partner Pavilion. Home to the Wednesday evening reception and exclusive conference sessions, the Partner Pavilion allows companies to interact with SDS/2 users from around the world.

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Controlled Automation

Controlled Automation

Controlled Automation specializes in quality machine design, manufacturing, and software. 

Durafuse Frames

Durafuse Frames

DuraFuse Frames, LLC is a proprietary and uniquely seismic moment frame connection technology. DuraFuse Frames works directly with structural engineers in the development and design of seismic force resisting systems and assists fabricators with detailing under a license agreement. 



Magnus provides professional and courteous sales, training and technical support for SDS/2 software solutions.


Become an Exhibitor at SDS/2 Summit 2020

Become an exhibitor and join the growing list of companies gathering in St. Pete Beach, FL., for SDS/2 Summit 2020 to showcase the newest technologies, innovative products, and services.  

The SDS/2 Summit is offering exhibiting opportunities at the Partner Pavilion. The Partner Pavilion is open on Wednesday, September 2, and Thursday, September 3. All partners are welcome to stay for the duration of the conference, which runs through Friday, September 4. This year’s conference will be held at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach, FL. 


Reasons to Exhibit at SDS/2 Summit 2020: 

  • Face-to-face meeting with top prospects 
  • High-level networking opportunities 
  • Exposure to over 200 industry attendees 
  • Chance for you to showcase new products and solutions 
  • Visibility to over 40,000 followers on social media 


Exhibitor Booth Pricing:  

The cost to exhibit at the SDS/2 Summit 2020 is $1,250 

Included with your booth:

  • An 8 x 10 booth, with electrical, table and chairs provided 
  • One full conference registration 
  • The opportunity to submit a session topic proposal 
  • Company logo featured on the SDS/2 Summit webpage 


There will be six, 30-minute partner sessions available between 1:00 pm and 4:50 pm in the afternoon on Thursday, September 3. If your company would like to participate, please email a title and short abstract of your proposed session to Michelle McCarthy ( The deadline for submitting your abstracts is Friday, August 23. 

Monitors will NOT be provided with your booth. If you would like to rent a monitor for the conference, contact David Nikles at Five-Star AV at 727-363-2255, 845-453-4642 (cell) or 

You may ship your booth materials directly to the show hotel up to two (2) days prior to the start of the conference. There is a $5.00 fee per box up to 20 lbs.,$10.00 per box up to 50 lbs., and $20.00 per box over 50 lbs. Please note if shipping a pallet, you will need a lift gate on the delivery truck with pallet jack onboard. Send any shipments to: 

Sirata Beach Resort 
Attention: SDS/2 (next to or below your company name) 
5300 Gulf Boulevard 
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706 

For outgoing shipments, a pickup can be scheduled with your preferred carrier. Please bring or print your return label. 

Contact us for more details on sponsoring and exhibiting options that fit your company’s objectives and budget.


Become a Sponsor at SDS/2 Summit 2020

SDS/2 Summit 2020 offers several opportunities for you to create a meaningful sponsor package to achieve your marketing goals and reach your target audience. 


All Sponsorships Include: 

  • Additional conference registration(s)
  • Inclusion in prominent signage throughout the conference
  • Your company brochure inserted into conference bags
  • Logo in marketing materials, including conference website and pre-conference marketing


Sponsorship Opportunities: 

Bronze $2,250

What's Included: 
  • Exhibitor booth ($1,250 Value)  
  • Bronze sponsors will have their company logo imprinted on conference signage and the conference website, recognizing them as an SDS/2 Summit sponsor. 
  • Additional Summit Registration: 1 

Silver $3,000

What's Included: 
  • Exhibitor booth ($1,250 Value)  
  • Exclusive Conference Power Bank Imprint
    • SDS/2 Summit attendees will receive giveaway items at the conference, including a power bank for charging devices on the go. The exclusive sponsor of this item will have their company logo imprinted on each power bank. 
  • Additional Summit Registration: 1 

Gold $3,250

What's Included: 
  • Exhibitor booth ($1,250 Value)  
  • Exclusive Conference Journal & Pen Imprint
    • SDS/2 Summit attendees will receive giveaway items at the conference, including a journal and pen set. The exclusive sponsor of this item will have their company logo imprinted on each journal. 
  • Additional Summit Registration: 1 

Platinum $3,750

What's Included: 
  • Exhibitor booth ($1,250 Value)  
  • Exclusive Conference Bag Imprint
    • SDS/2 Summit attendees will receive giveaway items at the conference, including bags. The exclusive sponsor of the conference bags will have their company logo imprinted on each bag. 
  • Additional Summit Registration: 1 

Diamond $8,750

What's Included: 
  • Exhibitor booth ($1,250 Value)  
  • Exclusive Wednesday Night Partners Reception 
    • After the conclusion of Wednesday's SDS/2 Summit sessions, participants and partners are invited to enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres together in the Partner Pavilion. The exclusive sponsor of this event will have sponsorship signs placed in the reception area and their company logo imprinted on cocktail napkins. This year, the Solid Steel Competition winners will be announced during the Wednesday Night Partners Reception.
  • Additional Summit Registration: 2



8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 Booth setup and exhibitor registration

*You are free to bring banners, pop-up displays or anything else that will fit in your booth. Monitors are NOT provided and will not be available for rent during the event.

12:30 PM

Partner Pavilion Open

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Partneer Pavilion Welcome Reception

This reception for conference attendees and exhibitors includes beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres.

7:30 - 8:00 PM

Solid Steel Competition Awards 

This year the Solid Steel Competition Awards will be held in the Partner Pavilion at the end of the Partner Pavilion Welcome Reception.



8:00 AM - 11:50 AM

 Partner Pavilion Open 

11:50 AM- 1:00 PM

SDS/2 Summit Lunch

Partners will get the opportunity to meet and network with SDS/2 users during the conference lunch.

1:00 PM - 2:10 PM

Partner Sessions & Partner Pavilion Open 

This reception for conference attendees and exhibitors includes beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres.

6:00 - 10:00 PM


Exhibitors are invited to attend the SDS/2 Luau, an evening of entertainment that includes dinner and drinks.


Please use the materials below to help promote your participation in this year's SDS/2 Summit 2020. 



  • The official URL is
  • Event reference: SDS/2 Summit 2020. Subsequent references: SDS/2 Summit. Do not use Summit by itself, Users Group Conference, or older variations. 


SOCIAL MEDIA                                       

Official SDS/2 Accounts 


Social Media Tips 

  • The official hashtag for 2020 is #SDS2SUMMIT. Use it in conjunction with #SDS2 to connect with users. 
  • Use #SDS2SUMMIT in every post related to the SDS/2 Summit
  • Include an image in every post for better engagement. 


Image Download 

We encourage you to download and use the image below in your promotional efforts on social media. 

SDS/2 Summit 2020 logo


Social Media Captions

Below are examples of posts you may use in your SDS/2 Summit 2020 promotion.


  • Looking forward to attending #SDS2SUMMIT this September! Who's going to be there? #SDS2



  • I'll be presenting at #SDS2SUMMIT on [insert day] at [insert time]. You won't want to miss this session! #SDS2



  • We're a proud sponsor of #SDS2SUMMIT! See you in Flordia September 2-4! #SDS2 



  • If you're participating in #SDS2SUMMIT, stop by booth ### and receive a personalized demo! #SDS2
  • Excited to exhibit at #SDS2SUMMIT in Flordia! #SDS2