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Sponsorship Opportunities

We are pleased to offer a number of attractive incentives for organizations and potential partners who would like to sponsor the conference. We anticipate that this vibrant conference will be attended by more than 500 participants. You can find the printable sponsorship reservation form here: AFHVS_ASFS-2022-Sponsorship-Exhibitor-Form

 

Keynote Speaker Sponsor ($5,000)

The keynote address is a highlight of the conference and will feature one of the most esteemed voices in the fight for food justice and sustainability as keynote speaker. Sponsorship includes exclusive identification as the Keynote Speaker Sponsor on signage, a full page flyer in conference bag, full page ad in the conference program, sponsor banner in conference mobile app, a click-able logo on the website sponsor list, and three complimentary conference registrations.

 

Opening Reception Sponsor ($5,000)

The opening reception is the official welcome to the 2022 Annual Conference. We plan to feature Athens-area craft brews and local tastes. Be the first name and logo that attendees see at the conference. Sponsorship includes exclusive identification as the opening reception sponsor on signage, a full page flyer in conference bag, full page ad in the conference program, sponsor banner in conference mobile app, a click-able logo on the website sponsor list, and three complimentary conference registrations.

 

Breakfast Sponsor ($5,000)

Breakfast provides a great opportunity for attendees to network and socialize in a relaxed environment.
Sponsorship of one of the breakfasts allows you to put your organization in full view of all attendees. Sponsorship includes identification as the breakfast sponsor on signage, a full page flyer in conference bag, full page ad in the conference program, sponsor banner in conference mobile app, a click-able logo on the website sponsor list, and three complimentary conference registrations.

 

Banquet Sponsor ($4,000)

The Banquet is a separate ticketed event featuring a speaker and locally grown, chef and farmer-designed, seasonal menu showcasing all the best Georgia has to offer. This event will also include an after-reception with small dessert bites, drinks, and live music. Sponsorship of the banquet allows you to showcase your organizations’ commitment to local food and community. Sponsorship includes identification as the banquet sponsor on signage, a full page flyer in conference bag, full page ad in the conference program, sponsor banner in conference mobile app, a click-able logo on the website sponsor list, and three complimentary conference registrations.

 

Coffee Break Sponsor ($1,500)

Host a coffee break. Sponsors will have the opportunity to display brochures, have signage with your logo in the break area, and the opportunity to provide travel mugs with your logo (cost incurred by sponsor). Sponsorship also includes identification as a coffee break sponsor on signage, a half page flyer in conference bag, half page ad in the conference program, sponsor banner in conference mobile app, a click-able logo on the website sponsor list, and two complimentary conference registrations.

 

Shuttle Sponsor ($1,000)

Shuttle service to downtown Athens will be provided at several break points during the conference, including both lunchtimes and evenings. Sponsorship includes signage with your logo at the conference center pickup, recognition in the conference schedule, a half page flyer in conference bag, a half page ad in the conference program, and a sponsor banner in conference mobile app.

 

Conference Bag Sponsor ($1,000)

Place your logo on a 2022 conference bag, distributed to all attendees! Reusable fabric bags can 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. Thus, this is your organization’s opportunity to gain exposure during the conference, as well as afterward. Sponsorship includes one 6’ exhibitor table, a half page flyer in conference bag, a half page ad in the conference program, sponsor banner in conference mobile app, a click-able logo on the website sponsor list, and two complimentary conference registrations.

 

Branded Lanyard Sponsor ($1,000)

See your organization’s name on every attendee by sponsoring the name badge lanyards. Sponsorship includes a half page flyer in conference bag, half page ad in the conference program and a click-able logo on the website sponsor list.

 

Arrival Gift Sponsor ($500)

Give a welcome gift to every conference attendee upon arrival at the conference. Sponsor is responsible for providing gift and any shipping costs incurred for the gift. Sponsorship includes a half page flyer in conference bag, half page ad in the conference program and a click-able logo on the website sponsor list.

 

Insert and Program Ad Sponsor ($500)

Include a piece of product literature, product CD, or small giveaway item into conference attendee folder/bag, provided to all registered attendees. A quarter page ad in the conference program is also included.

 

Scholarships for Participants from Developing Countries ($1,000 per scholarship)

We routinely receive abstract submissions from people in developing countries who are interested in attending the conference, but who also need support for travel expenses and to defray the registration costs. This sponsorship will allow you to support their participation. We will recognize recipients and sponsors at a conference meal and introduce you to the person or people you sponsor.

 

Customized Sponsorships

If you do not see a sponsorship that you are interested in, please let us know. We want to enable your organization to participate in a program that is right for you: Contact the Conference Committee at .

 

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Sponsorship Levels

Diamond Sponsor ($6,000)

• Four complimentary conference registrations
• Two complimentary exhibit tables
• Full-page advertisement in conference program
• Full-page flyer in conference bag
• Sponsor banner in conference mobile app
• Acknowledgment at all keynote and plenary addresses
• Click-able logo on conference website
• Poster recognition at registration and exhibition hall

 

Platinum Sponsor ($4,000)

• Three complimentary conference registrations
• One complimentary exhibit table
• Acknowledgment at all keynote and plenary addresses
• Half-page advertisement in conference program
• Half-page flyer in conference bag
• Sponsor banner in conference mobile app
• Click-able logo on conference website
• Poster recognition at registration and exhibition hall

 

Gold Sponsor ($2,500)

• Two complimentary conference registrations
• One complimentary exhibit table
• Acknowledgment at all keynote and plenary addresses
• Sponsor banner in conference mobile app
• Quarter-page advertisement in conference program
• Quarter-page flyer in conference bag
• Click-able logo on conference website
• Poster recognition at registration and exhibition hall

 

Silver Sponsor ($1,000)

• Quarter-page advertisement in conference program
• Quarter-page flyer in conference bag
• Click-able logo on conference website
• Poster recognition at registration and exhibition hall

 

Bronze Sponsor ($500)

• Quarter-page advertisement in conference program
• Quarter-page flyer in conference bag
• Acknowledgment on conference website

 

 

Reservations and Payments

Please complete the online sponsorship/exhibit form. Payments by check should be made out to “University of Georgia – Department of Crop & Soil Sciences” with “AFHVS/ASFS 2022” in the subject line. Payment should be sent to the following address by April 25, 2022 (full payment is required by this date):

Jennifer Jo Thompson
Dept of Crop & Soil Sciences
University of Georgia
3111 Miller Plant Sciences
120 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602

Questions
Please submit questions to
or 706-410-1921

Sponsorship and Exhibit Order Placement
Please download the sponsorship/exhibit form below:

AFHVS_ASFS-2022-Sponsorship-Exhibitor-Form