Create custom artwork for hotel keycards that will be distributed to attendees at official Academy hotels. This highly sought-after opportunity provides the supporting company with an excellent high-profile advertising medium.
- Reach attendees each time they use their keycard.
- Four (4) packages available.
- Submit two (2) pieces of artwork per package.
- Each package includes approximately 8,500 keycards.
The supporting company will have exclusive distribution of hotel keycards at the following official Academy AAO 2018 hotels in Chicago:
SOLD Package #1
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Fairmont Chicago, Millenium Park
Sheraton Grand Chicago
W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
Loews Chicago Hotel
The Blackstone Hotel Chicago
AC Hotel Chicago Downtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown
SOLD Package #2
Palmer House Hilton
Westin Michigan Avenue
Renaissance Chicago Hotel
The Warwick Allerton Hotel Chicago
Doubletree Hotel Chicago
The Peninsula Chicago
SOLD Package #3
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Embassy Suites Chicago Magnificent Mile
Radison Blu Aqua Hotel
Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile
St. Jane Chicago Hotel
The James Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Magnificent Mile
Holiday Inn Express - The Hotel Cass
SOLD Package #4
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
JW Marriott Chicago Hotel
Westin River North
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
Omni Chicago Hotel
W Chicago City Center
Hilton Chicago/Magnificient Mile Suites
Best Western Grant Park Hotel
Hampton Inn Chicago Magnificent Mile
Every individual who has reserved a room in these offical Academy hotels will see your advertisment each time they use their keycard. Each package includes approximately 8,500 keycards.
$53,000 per package. Price includes production and delivery for two pieces of artwork.
$5,000 for each additional piece of artwork. Max of four pieces of artwork per package.
Companies are limited to reserving one (1) package.
Only AAO 2017 exhibitors may reserve Academy annual meeting-related marketing opportunities. Review Promotional Opportunities Policies for more information.
All marketing opportunities are available on a first-come basis and are assigned at the discretion of the Academy.
A Marketing Opportunity Agreement will be sent confirming assignment. The agreement must be counter-signed and returned within 10 business days. If the agreement is not returned within 10 business days, the opportunity will be available to another company. Review Promotional Opportunities Policies for cancellation policies.
All packages include both magnetic keys and RFID cards. Submit two different art files - one with a directional arrow and one without the arrow - for each piece of artwork.
View Hotel Keycard Artwork Specifications (PDF 525KB)
Artwork Pre-Approval Deadline
Email artwork for pre-approval to Abigail Greber, Academy Promotions Manager.
Upload files to www.plicards.com/en/submit-artwork. Select Fermina Fallesgon as the PLI Sales Representative.