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2002 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Sponsorship Opportunities
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In addition to the technical programming highlights, you will have other opportunities to build on your knowledge base by taking advantage of special lectures, tutorial presentations, and short courses. Furthermore, the meeting will feature TMS Exhibit 2002, which will provide you an opportunity for one-to-one information and hands-on examination of products and services that answer the needs of your organization. At least 200 exhibiting companies are expected to fill the exhibit hall.
TMS is pleased to offer the following program of sponsorship opportunities
in conjunction with the 131st TMS Annual
Meeting & Exhibition. The TMS sponsorship program provides tailored
opportunities to reach a targeted, decision-making audience of metals
and materials industry leaders.
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Sponsors name,logo and booth number printed on the official show bags that are distributed to all meeting registrants. Sponsor may opt to supply pre-printed bags or have TMS take care of the production. TMS reserves the right to review all material prior to production.Price above does not include production of bags. Deadline for sponsorship reservation: November 12, 2001.
This sponsorship will help to offset costs of the audio/visual equipment required in the technical sessions.Receive name recognition and corporate brand identity in the meeting rooms. Sponsor will receive:
Why not take advantage of this opportunity to let attendees display your message prominently over their head throughout the conference? Gain important corporate brand identity and promote your companys participation in Seattle by sponsoring umbrellas! Umbrellas will be taken home for future use by attendees, and continue to deliver your message long after the meeting. Based on sufficient sponsorship and quantities, umbrellas will be distributed to all meeting attendees at registration.
This is an excellent visibility opportunity as sponsor of the signage for the meeting. Numerous free-standing information panels (1-meter width x 3-meter height) and banners will appear throughout the public areas of the convention center and hotel. Capitalize your logo visibility on these important, frequently-referenced signs.
Attendees will wear and display your company name and logo throughout the entire meeting! Badge lanyards are distributed to all meeting attendees at registration. Sponsor provides product, quantity 4,000.
Gain exposure in the most popular networking area of the meetingoutside of the technical sessionsby sponsoring a morning or afternoon coffee break. Sponsor can choose the location near the technical session rooms of their choice. Receive name/logo recognition on sponsor recognition signage. Coffee break sponsors are given the opportunity to distribute company brochures at the coffee break stations. Minimum $1,200 level includes napkins printed with your logo. Beverage charges are included.
-- Information Booth
Sponsor this key visibility area the Information Booth is seen by every attendee when entering or exiting the technical papers or exhibits. The Information Booth is constructed as a three-sided kiosk and will be staffed by personnel from the Convention &Visitors Bureau, the social tour company and the housing bureau. Attendees will visit again and again! Sponsor logo on three sides.
-- Cyber Center
By far the busiest spot at the TMS meeting! This focal area will be located throughout the week in the South Lobby of the Washington State Convention & Trade Center. Attendees have access to multiple computer stations where they can access e-mail and have internet access. Included with sponsorship:
Prize Drawing--Video Camera Contest
Tuesday during the exhibition,a drawing will be held for a video camera.
Take advantage of a popular opportunity for brand exposure, while you
support the TMS Foundation! To enter the drawing, attendees will deposit
the entry ticket included in their registrants packet into the prize
bin on the exhibition floor. Prize will be drawn on Tuesday afternoon,
with an announcement of the winner just before the conclusion of show
hours. As sponsor of the Prize Drawing, recognition will include:
TMS Banquet Reception
This unique opportunity allows your organization to have a prominent place with the leaders of science and industry. The reception features an open bar and hors d’oeuvres. Each guest will receive a banquet program acknowledging your sponsorship. Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on signage entering the reception area and on the reception napkins.
Each morning up to 500 speakers gather with fellow technical program presenters for a continental breakfast to discuss the program schedule and review their presentations. Take this opportunity to sponsor one or more morning’s breakfast. In addition to the standard recognition, your company name will appear on signage in the Authors’ Coffee area. Select the day(s) you wish to sponsor.
Showcase your company name and logo on the front cover of the final conference program. Program sponsorship includes a banner ad at the annual meeting program page on the TMS website36,000 downloads of the 2001 program! When the meeting is over, the book will be taken home with the participant, and is often referred to and shared with other materials science and engineering professionals. Let this advertising medium disseminate your corporate message to the audience that makes the buying decisions about the products that you sell.
Exhibit Grand Opening Reception
Hosted Exhibit Hall Lunch
The opportunities for sponsorships at the TMS 2002 Annual Meeting & Exhibition are many. To customize a sponsor area to meet your budge and marketing needs, contact:
Cindy A. Wilson