Sponsorship Information

Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors and supporters.  Your generosity enables us to provide scholarships to deserving students in the field of Polymer Science.

If you are interested in becoming as sponsor, please contact us to discuss the options available. Please remember we can customize a sponsorship specifically for your company.

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Available Sponsorships for 2014 


 ♣ Wednesday Evening "Jazzin' Up New Orleans"  Reception  (SOLD) 

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of food, beverage, entertainment, and decorations at our Wednesday Evening Reception
  • This is the highest level of sponsorship available and means your company would be showcased and highlighted in the premier spot in email blasts,  on our website as well as in our printed program and symposium book 
  • This sponsorship directly benefits the attendees
  • Logo and hyperlink on email blasts and website 
  • Open bar can be added onto sponsorship at cost (approximately $5,000) 

Tuesday Evening Opening Reception: (contact for pricing)
*Perfect way to compliment your Exhibit Booth!

  • Sponsorship covers cost of food, beverage at our Tuesday Evening Opening Reception held in the exhibitor's hall
  • Your company would be showcased and highlighted in a premier spot in email blasts,  on our website as well as in our printed program and symposium book 
  • Logo and hyperlink on email blasts and website
  • This sponsorship directly benefits the attendees 
  • Open bar can be added onto sponsorship at cost (approximately $3,500)  

Electronic Conversion of all 40 past proceedings books: (contact for pricing)

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of converting all of the past 40 proceedings books into electronic copies
  • You company would be thanked on all electronic copies as the conversion sponsor  making this an enduring sponsorship
  • This sponsorship directly benefits the archiving of these proceedings to ensure access to future generations
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized  in our printed program and symposium book   

Printed Proceedings Book: $5,000

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of printing the 2014 Waterborne, High-Solids, and Powder Coatings Symposium Proceedings book
  • This sponsorship directly benefits the attendees as well as making this valuable resource available to industry for future purchase
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized  in our printed program and symposium book   

Automotive Panel Discussion Sponsorship: $5,000

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of bringing panel members to the symposium as well as the fees for set up and av costs for this special session
  • Your company would be highlighted in the printed program, on the signage for the panel, as well as mentioned at the beginning and end of the session
  • This sponsorship directly benefits the attendees
  • Sponsor is welcome to have promotional items on the tables for attendees of the panel session
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized  in our printed program and symposium book   

Proceedings Book Thumb drives (your logo on one side): $3,999

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of offering electronic copies of our proceedings book to attendees as an option to the hard copy 
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized  in our printed program and symposium book 

Thursday Student Reception/Employment Clearinghouse: $2,500

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of hosting a reception in support of the USM students.  This reception is not held without a direct sponsor
  • Reception would occur during the student poster session and employment clearinghouse
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized  in our printed program and symposium book   
  • Sponsorship directly benefits USM students and attendees

Wednesday Morning King Cake Coffee Break: $2,000

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of the coffee break and directly benefits the attendees.  Sponsorship will be notated with a sign during the break
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized  in our printed program and symposium book   
  • Sponsorship directly benefits attendees

♣ Student poster awards: $2,000 (SOLD)

  • Sponsorship directly benefits the students that enter the poster competition 

Key  Note Speaker Sponsorship $1,999

  • Company would be mentioned before the key note speaker presentation
  • Helps to cover the costs of the key note speaker
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized  in our printed program and symposium book   

♣ Regular Coffee Break: $1,500  (1 SOLD, 3 Available)

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of the coffee break and directly benefits the attendees.  Sponsorship will be notated with a sign during the coffee break 
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book    

♣ Abstract Books: $1,500  (SOLD)

  • Sponsorship pays for the 2014 abstract/program book for the Symposium
  • Sponsorship includes a full color, inside cover for your company 
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book     

♣ Registration Table Sponsorship: $1,000 

  • Full color sign at registration table acknowledging sponsorship
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book

♣Session Sponsor: $1,000

  • Sponsorship provides your company with excellent visibility during the sponsored session.  We welcome a company representative to moderate the session if desired
  • We will acknowledge your company at the beginning and end of the sponsored session
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book  

♣ Student Paper Award: $1,000 (SOLD)

  • Sponsorship directly benefits the student selected as having the best paper
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book   

Short Course Breakfast and Coffee Break (2 available): $1,000

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of the coffee break during the short courses.  This sponsorship directly benefits the attendees of the short courses
  • Sponsorship will be notated with a sign during the coffee
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book   

♣ Innovation Paper Award: $500 (SOLD)

  • Paper award for the paper deemed the most innovative
  • Sponsorship directly benefits author of paper selected
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book  

♣ Sign Sponsorship (your logo on conference signs): $500 (SOLD)

  • Your company's logo will appear on all conference signs (with the exception of signs recognizing specific sponsorships such as a coffee break or a reception)
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book  

♣ Pocket Schedules: $350 (SOLD)

  • Your logo at the top of our symposium pocket schedules - compliment this sponsorship by donating your company's personalized lanyards!
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book  

Student Sponsorship: $250 (3 of 10 SOLD)

  • Sponsorship covers the cost of a USM student to attend the Symposium for Wednesday and Thursday sessions (1 hotel night, mileage, and food for 2 days)
  • Sponsorship means your company would have a logo and hyperlink in email blasts,  on our website as well as being recognized in our printed program and symposium book  

Current Student Sponsors: Private Donation, Mississippi Polymer Institute, PCI Magazine


 
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Donations:

  • Flash Drives for Shortcourse (SOLD)

 

  • ♣ Lanyards  (SOLD)
  • ♣ Conference Bags  (SOLD)

 

  • ♣ Pens  (SOLD)
  • Food/Drinks
  • Items for door prizes or to hand out to guests
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