Our Sponsors

For over 100 years, the American Railway Development Association has helped foster economic development, real estate, law, technology and environmental activities of North American railroads. ARDA's seminars and workshops provide railroad professionals with quality information and industry discussion of the current issues facing railroad development. A balance of programs and interests has been the norm covering environmental, industrial development, business development, real estate, technology and law issues. ARDA would not have survived this long without our friends and sponsors supporting the organization's efforts.

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Sponsor ARDA!

Interested in sponsoring ARDA for 2016-17? Please fill out this form to sponsor by mail, or follow this link to visit our online sponsorship store. Sponsorships are also available for individual sessions at ARDA events. Please see this form for details on event sponsorships, or contact Fred Oelsner at staff@amraildev.com for more information.

Please help ARDA continue this service to the railroad industry by becoming a sponsor of the American Railway Development Association.

Sponsorship Levels

Multiple levels of General Sponsorship are available for your consideration - corporate commitments greater than $1,000 include complimentary individual memberships in ARDA.

Platinum Level

Platinum Sponsors provide $7,500 or more to the organization. Platinum level sponsorship offers the sponsoring company the highest level of visibility. As a Platinum sponsor, your company will have your logo and a company description along with a link to your company's web site. In addition, Platinum sponsors are prominently displayed on the home page of our web site along with a banner displaying your logo at all events during your sponsored year. Seven one-year individual memberships are also included for employees of companies that are Platinum Sponsors. Platinum level sponsors will also receive one complimentary registration for the Executive Forum, as well as an additional Executive Forum registration for every $2,500 donated above the $7,500 level.

Gold Level

Gold Sponsors provide $5,000 to $7,499 to the organization. Gold level sponsorship offers the sponsoring company a high level of visibility. As a gold sponsor, your company will have your logo and a company description along with a link to your company's web site. In addition, Gold sponsors are prominently displayed on the home page of our web site along with a banner displaying your logo at all events during your sponsored year. Sponsorship at this level includes one-year individual memberships for company employees at a rate of one membership per $1,000 donated.

Silver Level

Silver Sponsors contribute $3,000 to $4,999 to ARDA and are listed on the sponsorship page of the ARDA website with thier logo and a link to their website along with a banner displaying your logo at all events during your sponsored year. Sponsorship at this level includes one-year individual memberships for company employees at a rate of one membership per $1,000 donated.

Bronze Level

Bronze Sponsors donate $1,000 to $2,999 to the organization and are listed on the sponsorship page of the ARDA website with a link to their website along with a banner displaying your logo at all events during your sponsored year. Sponsorship at this level includes one-year individual memberships for company employees at a rate of one membership per $1,000 donated.

Event Sponsorships

Sponsorships are also available for individual sessions and other events at the Annual Meeting and Executive Forum. These sponsorships start at $500 and include recognition of the company at the event and in the event program. Companies who contribute via event sponsorships receive recognition as general sponsors at the Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze levels should their total contributions at events during the year meet the threshold for a given sponsorship level.

If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact ARDA at (202) 715-1259 or staff@amraildev.com.

Thank you in advance for your continued support!