Sponsorship Opportunities

ICAE 2018 – A unique sponsorship opportunity

Canada is privileged to host the International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE) 2018, held every three years, bringing an expected 800 to 1000 participants from over 80 countries. Participants come from private industry, universities, major international organizations such as The World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute, and governments. ICAE 2018 offers a variety of conference sponsorship opportunities to ensure added exposure for your company, institution or organization.

Benefits of being a sponsor

ICAE 2018 offers an excellent opportunity for sponsors and exhibitors to showcase their organization, meet with conference attendees, and exchange ideas and knowledge. A wide range of sponsorship opportunities are available at four different levels of sponsorship.

All of our sponsors will be recognized in the program, on the conference webpage and special event signage.

Four levels of sponsorship are available:

(1) Platinum: $20,000 or more

A Platinum Sponsor will receive the following benefits:

(a) Its name and logo associated to the welcome reception and the conference dinner

(b) Its logo prominently displayed at all plenary sessions

(c) Its logo prominently displayed in the registration area for the duration of the conference

(d) Its logo displayed in the program, on the ICAE 2018 website, and linked to the sponsor’s website

(e) A full page about the sponsor in the program, provided by the sponsor if desired

(f) The possibility of placing material (brochure, gift, etc.) in the participants’ tote bags

(g) A display booth if desired

(h) Three complimentary registrations (all conference participants are required to be members of the IAAE)

(2) Gold: $10,000 to $19,999

A Gold Sponsor will receive the following benefits:

(a) Its name and logo prominently associated to one of the receptions

(b) Its name prominently displayed at one plenary session

(c) Its logo displayed in the program and on the ICAE 2018 website

(d) A half page about the sponsor in the program, provided by the sponsor if desired

(e) The possibility of placing material (brochure, gift, etc.) in the participants’ tote bags

(f) A display booth if desired

(g) Two complimentary registrations (all conference participants are required to be members of the IAAE)

(3) Silver: $5,000 to $9,999

A Silver Sponsor will receive the following benefits:

(a) Its name and logo prominently displayed at one of the sessions

(b) Its logo displayed in the program book and in the ICAE 2018 website

(c) The possibility of placing a brochure in the participants’ tote bags.

(d) One complimentary registration (all conference participants are required to be members of the IAAE)

(4) Bronze: $2,500 to $4,999

A Bronze Sponsor will receive the following benefit:

(a) Its name listed in the program book and on the ICAE 2018 website.

Sponsors may wish to allocate some or all of their support to specific conference functions, with appropriate recognition, such as the welcome reception, refreshment breaks, conference lunches, the closing dinner, USB key, lanyards and ID tags, participant tote bags, regional tours of agriculture, food and tourist locations. Sponsors for a function will have their logo prominently displayed at the event, and have their logo in the program noting the function supported.  Further details are available in the Sponsorship Prospectus.

If you are interested in supporting the ICAE 2018 conference, please download the Sponsorship Prospectus for further details of sponsorship packages.

Once you have decided upon a sponsorship level, please complete the ICAE Commitment Form and submit to the Treasurer of the Local Organizing Committee in Canada, Brad Gilmour at gilmour_brad@hotmail.com

For questions about any of these sponsorship opportunities, please contact Dr. Douglas Hedley, Sponsorship Lead, Local Organizing Committee at douglashedley@rogers.com or any of the additional Local Organizing Committee contacts listed in the Sponsorship Prospectus.

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