Focus Conference - March 2020

General Information

This event has been cancelled due to nationwide measures taken with regards to the corona crisis.

Date and location: Tuesday 17 March 2020, Naturalis, Leiden (cancelled)

Conference theme: 
The drive for efficiency
Achieving more with less
The pension industry is caught in a devilish bind between ever-increasing calls for tailored solutions and the equally urgent demand to lower costs. How can pension schemes reconcile  passive investing with ambitious ESG policies, harvest illiquidity premiums without paying top dollar, or employ AI strategies to win the efficiency battle? 
Conference setup:
  • Workshop for 45+ delegates
  • Exclusive for one sponsor only
  • Admission for buy-side delegates and sponsor only 
  • Plenary session with alternating panel discussions and presentations.
  • Several breakout sessions
  • Up to 175 delegates
  • > 60% asset owners
Please find breakdown of Focus Conference 2019 below.
Graph showing 164 delegates - total of 72 Pension Funds/Asset Owners represented.
The following branding opportunities are included in each sponsor package: 
Before the event:
Clickable logo on the event website 
Your speaker (incl. photo and short bio) on the event website
Your logo on all event marketing including ‘save the date’, invitations and conference programme mailings to our email database. 
During the event:
Your logo on delegate pack 
Your logo in the ‘Who is Who’ booklet provided to all delegates
Your logo in a logo loop in main conference hall
Optional unmanned stand for your brochures/sampling 
After the event:
Your logo on the presentation slides, which are sent to all registered delegates
Advert in Programme     € 4,000
Optional: Place a full page display ad in the programme booklet that is provided to all delegates at the event.
Sponsor Packages
Workshop            € 19,000
Presentation (± 45 min) for 45+ pension fund executives, offered exclusively to one sponsor only. Workshop takes place before event’s plenary session and includes 3 passes (speaker + 2) for plenary session. 
Breakout Session        € 12,500
Presentation (± 30 min) in breakout session during afternoon programme. Interactive sessions for 35+ delegates moderated by a Pensioen Pro editor. Includes 2 passes (speaker + 1) for plenary session.
Plenary Presentation        € 16,500
Presentation (± 20 min) during plenary session. Your logo on the holding slides of the plenary presentations. Includes 2 passes (speaker + 1) for plenary session.
Plenary Panel Slot        € 10,000
Panel (± 30 min) during afternoon programme.  Includes 2 passes (panelist + 1) for plenary session.
Break, Lunch, Drinks        € 4,500
Bannering and branding during lunch, breaks and networking drinks. Brief (5 minute) speech opening networking drinks optional.
Please note: Sponsor to deliver own branding material!