Become A Sponsor
Strengthen name recognition, increase brand awareness and enhance your company’s visibility through symposium sponsorship opportunities.
If you have questions about or would like to purchase a sponsorship, please contact Abby Barry Sanders at 256-658-1900 or email at email@example.com
All sponsorship opportunities are on a first come, first-served basis. The deadline to purchase a sponsorship is 30 June. No refunds will be given after 30 June.
The agreement is effective as of the date signed and shall remain effective until the event ends on August 18th or until terminated by either party.
Sponsor Refund Policy:
All requests for refunds must be in writing, received and confirmed by the SMD Symposium sixty (60) days prior to the event. Contracts cancelled up to sixty (60) days of the event will be issued a refund.
If sponsoring promotional items, once the contract is signed and the item is in production, there will be no refunds.
Monday Night Opening Reception Entertainment Sponsor
Band Sponsor- $2,000
Be the Music Sponsor for the Monday Night Opening Reception!
- Verbal company recognition from the MC and digital logo representation during the Opening Reception (approx 500 people attendance).
- Company logo on the website and printed symposium guide.
- One full conference attendee badge. (value: $625)
Breaks (4) $1600 each
Signage at the break stations located throughout the South Hall and East Hall at the morning and afternoon breaks.
Broadcast of corporate sponsors occurs during breaks.
Hub-Networking Lounge (SOLD)
The HUB-NETWORKING LOUNGE – $2000
Take advantage of a sponsorship opportunity that puts your company right at the epicenter of all Symposium activities! Your company name over a prime area of the Exhibit Floor purely for impromptu meetings, networking, and catching up with players in the SMD community. This comfortable area will be busy throughout the Symposium.
Free Wi-Fi Sponsor (Sold)
Provide Free Wi-Fi to SMD Symposium Attendees – $3750
Enable Symposium attendees to conduct business-as-usual with free Wi-Fi at the Von Braun Center. Please note that Wi-Fi solution is not intended to support large uploads and large downloads nor is it intended to support audio or video streaming.
• Free Wi-Fi signage recognizing your company throughout the venue, in the Symposium Guide, and in attendees’ registration confirmation email.
• Your company name as the password to log on (10 characters, case sensitive).
Symposium Guide Advertising
The Symposium Guide outlines the Symposium agenda, supplies venue maps and provides the location and brief description of each exhibitor represented at the Symposium. This is a great opportunity to get your message directly into the hands of every Space and Missile Defense Symposium attendee!
- Quarter Page B&W $500
- Half Page B&W $900
- Full Page B&W $1500
- Inside Back Cover, 4 color $1800
- Inside Front Cover, 4 color $2000
Hotel Key Card Sponsorship
HOTEL KEY CARD SPONSORSHIP – Embassy Suites Hotel – $5,000
Put your company’s brand right into the hands of Symposium attendees staying at our flagship hotel, the Embassy Suites. This is an exclusive opportunity.
- Sponsor must supply the key cards (cost is $2.05 ea, quantity 650)
- Deadline for artwork is July 5
- Key card design must be approved by the Embassy Suites and SMD Symposium management prior to production
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Abby Barry Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-461-8815
Water Bottle (SOLD)
Water Bottle Sponsors (4) $1600
Put your logo in the hands of everyone at the Symposium!
This sponsorship includes the production of 1,440 bottles of water with your company’s logo and will be available at self-service kiosks during the Symposium. Each sponsor’s logo will be displayed at the kiosks and each kiosk will have a supply of each sponsor’s water bottle each day. The sponsor will be noted in the Symposium Guide.
Symposium Lunch (1 available)
Symposium Tuesday/Wednesday Lunch Sponsor (1 each day) $2,500
A great chance to reach a large audience at the Symposium!
- Sponsor will be noted in the Symposium Guide
- Recognition by Emcee at the Luncheon
- Display of the sponsor’s logo at the Symposium Lunch
- Reserved table for eight (8) at the Luncheon
- Opportunity to place information at each table seating
Networking Suites (SOLD)
Networking Suites are a great place for companies to have informal discussions, make connections and showcase their unique style. Sign up to be a Networking Suite Sponsor today. Please contact Abby Barry Sanders at email@example.com if you are interested in purchasing a Networking Suite.
4 Available for $2,000
A great option for companies looking to get their brand out in front of all of the attendees, especially the virtual attendees who can be watching from all over the world!
- 4 Virtual registrations ($1,600 value!)
- Logo represented on the website, program, and virtual platform
- Single infomercial slide showcasing your company to all virtual attendees