Sponsors

  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Utah State University

    Sponsoring the 78th Annual Meeting for the Rural Sociological Society, Madison, WI

    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 meeting will be attended by approximately 400 participants. The meeting will be held in the Madison Concourse 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 78th 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 Mark Shucksmith, OBE who studies rural poverty; Provost Alton Thompson of Delaware State University; and Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, director of NIFA.

    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 August 6-9.

    • Drop your full page ad into the each 2015 conference packet which will be distributed to all delegates.

    Acknowledgement/Profile

    • Acknowledgement in the Conference Program

    • Full page company/department 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 August 6-9 (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 – We have not had bags for a while, but if someone wishes to sponsor them, heck, why not! 

    Place your logo on the 2015 conference packet, distributed to all delegates! Reusable fabric bags may be prepared to 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.  Again, we haven’t done this in a while, but, hey, why not!

    Conference Packet Drop – $500

    Drop your full-page ad into the each 2015 conference packet 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 packet drop, add this opportunity to have more than one 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:

    Laura McKinney, Tulane University, 2015 Program Co-Chair

    Jessica Crowe, Southern Illinois University, 2015  Program Co-Chair

     

    E. Helen Berry (Eddy), President

    Utah State University

    0722 Old Main Hill

    Logan, UT 84322-0722

    TEL. 435-797-1245

    FAX. 435-797-1240

    EMAIL. Eddy.berry@usu.edu

     

    Scott Sanders, 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