Sponsors

  • Download the Prospectus if interested in sponsoring the 76th Annual Meeting.

    Want to place an ad in our program? Please see the following for the ad sizes (W x H) and prices:

    Full Page: ($200)

    trim (aka no bleed) – 8.375″ x 10.75″

    if designed with bleed – 8.625″ x 11″

    safe area (all important text should stay within this are of the ad) – 7.5″ x 9.875″

    1/2Page Horizontal: ($125)

    7.25″ x 4.75″

    1/4Page: ($50)

    3.5″ x 4.75″

    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    It is anticipated that the Sponsorship meeting will be attended by approximately 600 participants. The meeting will be held in the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, from August 6-9, 2013. We are pleased to offer a range of options to companies and potential partners who would like to participate and sponsor the Rural Sociological Society’s 76th Annual Meeting.

    The RSS meetings are vibrant intellectual venues where important issues are addressed.We invite you to come be a part of these meetings. We are working hard to make the Chicago meetings particularly appealing by bring in featured plenary speakers, including Jim Hightower, whose critical examination of agricultural research inspired a generation of others to build upon his work.

    By being a sponsor of our meetings, you will enjoy a number of benefits, including full participation in all meeting sessions and networking functions, recognition on the conference website and conference materials, exhibit space, and promotion throughout the meeting.

    Gold Sponsor

    $5,000 and above

    Gold Sponsors will receive the following benefits:

    Marketing

    • Table at the Exhibitor Fair on July 26 – 29.

    • Drop your full page ad into the each 2012 conference bag which will be distributed to all delegates.

    Acknowledgement/Profile

    • Acknowledgement in the Conference Program

    • Full page company profile in the Conference Program

    • Acknowledgement on the Conference Website

    Networking and Session Attendance

    • Four complimentary delegate registrations to attend sessions and networking events

    Silver Sponsor

    $3,000 – $5,000

    Silver Sponsors will receive the following benefits:

    Marketing

    • Table at the Exhibitor Fair on July 26 – 29 (approximate size: 60 inches). Note: Only display materials that can be placed on the table will be allowed – no floor or wall displays permitted. Easels may be used instead.

    Acknowledgement/Profile

    • Acknowledgement in the Conference Program

    • Half page company profile in the Conference Program

    • Acknowledgement on the Conference Website

    Networking and Session Attendance

    • Two complimentary delegate registrations to attend sessions and networking events

    Bronze Sponsor

    $1,000 – $3,000

    Bronze Sponsors will receive the following benefits:

    Acknowledgement/Profile

    • Acknowledgement in the Conference Program

    • ¼ page company profile in the Conference Program

    • Acknowledgement on the Conference Website

    Networking and Session Attendance

    • One complimentary delegate registrations to attend sessions and networking events

    General Sponsor

    $500 – $1,000

    General sponsors will receive the following benefits:

    Acknowledgement/Profile

    • Acknowledgement in the Conference Program

    • Acknowledgement on the Conference Website under General Sponsor category

    Special Sponsorship Opportunities

    (available for any sponsorship level)

    Conference Bags – $1,000

    Place your logo on the 2012 conference bag, distributed to all delegates! These reusable fabric bags will hold the conference program and other materials and have the added benefit of doubling as a grocery/shopping bag long after the conference is over.

    Conference Bag Drop – $500

    Drop your full page ad into the each 2012 conference bag which will be distributed to all delegates.  This will ensure that your ad will have the highest probability to be viewed by each delegate. If your sponsorship level already includes a bag drop, add this opportunity to have more than one bag drop.

    CONTACT US

    To explore how your organization can work more closely with the Rural Sociological Society and benefit from these sponsorship opportunities please contact:

    Keiko Tanaka, 2012 Program Chair

    University of Kentucky

    500 Garrigus Bldg.

    Lexington, KY 40546-0215

    TEL. 859 257 6878

    FAX. 859 323 0272

    EMAIL. ktanaka@uky.edu

    Conner Bailey, President

    Auburn University

    202 Comer Hall

    Auburn University

    Auburn, AL 36849-5406

    TEL. 334 844 5632

    FAX. 334 844 5639

    EMAIL. cbailey@ag.auburn.edu

    Ralph B. Brown, RSS Treasurer and Executive Director

    RSS Business Office

    2019 JFSB

    Brigham Young University

    Provo, UT 84602

    TEL. 801 422 7386

    EMAIL. rural_sociology@byu.edu