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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

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.

Hub-Networking Lounge


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

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 or 256-461-8815

Water Bottle

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

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
  • Mints

Symposium Breaks

Breaks (4) $1600 each

Signage at the break stations located throughout the South Hall at the afternoon break.

Broadcast of corporate sponsors occurs during breaks.

Networking Suite

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.  Downstairs space is still available in the North Hall.  Please contact Abby Barry Sanders at if you are interested in purchasing a Networking Suite.



North Hall Upper

  • (Suite 1A & 1B) – Lockheed Martin
  • (Suite 2) – Radiance Technologies
  • (Suite 3) – Dynetics, A Leidos Company
  • (Suite 4) – Deloitte
  • (Suite 5) – SAIC
  • (Suite 6A/6B) – UAH
  • (Suite 8) – CAIC
  • (Suites 9 and 10) – Raytheon Technologies

North Hall Floor

  • (40’x40′) – Boeing
  • (40′ x 40′) – Northrop Grumman
  • (40′ x 40′)- BAE Systems
  • (40′ x 40′)- Equator
  • (40′ x 40′)- BlueHalo

Our Patrons

Northrop Grumman
Lockheed Martin
BAE Systems
CAIC International

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