CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP

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The SAM International Business Conference has a wide range of sponsorship opportunities available as we celebrate our 75th Annual Conference in the Music City, Nashville, Tennessee.

As a Conference Sponsor, You Can Benefit From:

ONSITE EXPOSURE

Gain an immediate advantage for your organization and ensure your brand is front and center.

DRIVEN ENGAGEMENT

If you are exhibiting at the SAMIBC 2020, our sponsorship opportunities will help drive traffic to your space.

BRAND EXPOSURE BEYOND SAMIBC 2020

In addition to exposure at the conference location, your organization will appear on our International Headquarters Website and Social Media outlets.

YOUR COMPETITORS ARE ALSO SPONSORING

If you are considering sponsoring SAMIBC 2020, then your competitors are too. Ensure it is your name that event attendees are seeing first.

WE HAVE A PACKAGE TO SUIT YOUR BUDGET

Whether you have a small budget or a large budget, we have the package to suit you. Regardless of your sponsorship commitment, your organization’s logo and materials will be seen by the entire conference. From flyers in bags to sponsorship of our signature events, we can help!

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP

OUR SIGNATURE EVENT SPONSORSHIPS

Our platinum sponsorships option will provide a maximum impact for your organization at the SAM International Business Conference. If you are looking for something out of the ordinary to ensure your brand resonates across the event, be sure to choose from one of these exceptional values that bring the most visibility to your organization before and during the event.

OVERALL CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP

As our premier event sponsor, we will prominently display your organization’s logo and develop signage to feature throughout the conference. In addition, you will also receive a:

  • Full-page ad in our program and prominent placement within our conference app.
  • Ten-minute speaking opportunity during the Society Awards Program on Saturday Night.
  • A link on the SAM Conference Website for your organization for one year.
  • Opportunity for Marketing Materials to be included with Registration/Check-in Materials
  • Platinum Sponsorship recognition sign.
  • One Exhibition Booth for the duration of the Conference.
  • Two Conference Registrations.

SOCIETY AWARDS PROGRAM SPONSORSHIP

As a premier event sponsor, we will prominently display your organization’s logo and develop signage to feature during our meals. In addition, you will also receive a:

  • Full-page ad in our program.
  • Ten-minute speaking opportunity during the Society Awards Program on Saturday Night.
  • A link on the SAM Conference Website for your organization for one year.
  • Platinum Sponsorship recognition sign.
  • One Exhibition Booth for the duration of the Conference.
  • One Conference Registrations.

GOLD SPONSORSHIP

Our Gold Sponsorship options will ensure that your organization is seen throughout our event. With a flat price for each option, our gold sponsors will enjoy our conference marketing team working with your organization to develop a unique and memorable experience that promotes your brand in a highly effective way.

WELCOME RECEPTION

Set the tone for SAMIBC 2020 by sponsoring our opening event. In addition to making your brand visible across the event, you get a chance to address our attendees.
$ 1,500
00
  • Sponsorship Signage at Reception
  • 10 Minute Speaking Opportunity
  • Half Page Ad in Conference Program
  • A link on the SAM Conference Website.
  • One Booth for duration of Conference.
  • One Conference Registration

CONFERENCE LUNCHEON

Fuel our event and enjoy visibility by branding and sponsoring our luncheon. In addition you will receive a chance speak and increase your brand recognition.
$ 1,500
00
  • Sponsorship Signage at Luncheon
  • 10 Minute Speaking Opportunity
  • Half Page Ad in Conference Program
  • A link on the SAM Conference Website.
  • One Booth for duration of Conference.
  • One Conference Registration

ENTERTAINMENT

Brand our evening activities during our Friday Night Entertainment onsite. Enjoy exposure and leave them with your brand fresh in their minds.
$ 1,500
00
  • Sponsorship Signage at Event
  • 10 Minute Speaking Opportunity
  • Half Page Ad in Conference Program
  • A link on the SAM Conference Website.
  • One Booth for duration of Conference.
  • One Conference Registration

SILVER SPONSORSHIP

Our Silver Sponsorship options allow you to connect through one of our features or events. Maximum publicity at a great value, these options allow you to engage with our attendees and make an impact.

REGISTRATION DESK

Ensure your organization is one of the first that SAMIBC attendees see by sponsoring our registration desk.
$ 1,000
00
  • Half Page Ad in Conference Program
  • A link on the SAM Conference Website.
  • Marketing Items Included in Registration Bags
  • Silver Sponsorship Signage at Registration
  • One Conference Registration

HOSPITALITY SUITE

Sponsor our Hospitality Suite and have your brand front and center while attendees are relaxing and refreshing.
$ 1,000
00
  • Half Page Ad in Conference Program
  • A link on the SAM Conference Website.
  • Marketing Items Included in Registration Bags
  • Silver Sponsorship Signage in Hospitality Suite
  • One Conference Registration

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Sponsor one of our concurrent presentation sessions and have your organization get great publicity with an engaged audience.
$ 750
00
  • Half Page Ad in Conference Program
  • A link on the SAM Conference Website.
  • One Conference Registration

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP

Our Bronze Sponsorship options will ensure that your organization is seen throughout our event.

CONFERENCE BADGES

Sponsor our badges and be with our conference attendees through the entire event. Your logo will be placed on our lanyards for high visibility each day of the conference.
$ 500
00
  • Custom Printed Branded Lanyards
  • Multi-Year Sponsorship Available

CONFERENCE BAGS

Sponsor our event bagss and be with our conference attendees through the entire event. Your logo will be placed on our event bags for high visibility each day of the conference.
$ 500
00
  • Custom Printed Branded Event Bags
  • Include your Marketing Materials inside

VOLUNTEER SHIRTS

Check out this new Sponsorship Alternative! What better way to promote your brand with your log on our conference website and visible on our volunteer staff T-Shirts throughout the event!
$ 500
00
  • Recognition on Custom Printed T-Shirts
  • One Event Sponsor T-Shirt

EXHIBITION BOOTHS

STANDARD BOOTH

Perfect for academic and professional organizations looking to recruit and engage with our confernece attendees, our Exhibition Booth includes:

  • One 5’ x 10’ space
  • One 3’ x 6’ draped and skirted table
  • Two Chairs
  • One Nametag per Exhibitor (max.2)
  • Access to Hospitality Suite
  • Access to Outlet/Electricity (when requested in advance)
  • Discounted Registration Rate for Full Conference Access

ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

BEST PAPER SPONSORSHIPS

Celebrate the outstanding achievement of the management research community with our Best Paper Sponsorship. These awards include the Overall Best Paper, Best of Track Paper, and Best of Submission Type Paper and sponsorship includes branded naming rights for the 2020 Conference and a standard booth.

MARKETING MATERIALS

Have a flyer or brochure you wish to have distributed to all event attendees? This affordable option allows you to connect with our event and have your materials (provided by your organization) included in our Conference Bags each attendee receives at registration.

DIRECT SUPPORT DONATION

Looking to contribute financially to support Society programs? Donate directly to our organization in an amount of your choosing to continue outstanding programming like the SAM International Business Conference. Donations of $200 or more receive logo placement in the conference program and recognition during our Society Awards program.

DON'T DELAY, SPONSOR TODAY

Sponsorship opportunities are limited, book yours today before it is too late. If you would like to sponsor our organizations 75th Annual Conference in a way you do not see listed, please do not hesitate to connect with our Headquarters Staff to discuss your opportunity. For sponsorship inquiries or questions please contact us at sponsors@samnational.org.