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Sponsorship Guidelines

Corporate sponsorship of the annual NIPS Conference contributes to the successful outcome of each year's Conference.

Opportunities for Sponsorship:

  • Dedication of major events: Tutorials, Banquet, Poster Sessions
  • Dedication of smaller events: Breakfast, coffee breaks, Demonstrations
  • Student travel awards
  • Paper awards
  • General Conference or Workshop support

2014 Levels of Sponsorship:

Platinum - $20,000

Benefits Offered to Platinum Sponsor:

  • Dedication of a major portion of meeting to the sponsor (e.g., Tutorials, Banquet, Internet Access, Poster Sessions
  • Recognition from the podium, if this is possible, during the sponsored event. Alternatively a sign may be placed at the event.
  • Acknowledgment at banquet
  • Company name and logo on website, with a link to sponsor's website
  • Company name and logo in Conference book
  • Company name on promotional signage in Registration area
  • Two exhibition tables, placed in a prominent position (value = $2,000)
  • Four Conference registrations (value ranges from$350 - $400 each)

Gold - $12,000

Benefits Offered to Gold Sponsor:

  • Dedication of a smaller event to the sponsor (e.g. breakfast, coffee breaks)
  • A sign at event naming them as sponsor
  • Acknowledgment at banquet
  • Company name and logo on website, with a link to sponsor's website
  • Company name and logo in Conference book
  • Company name on promotional signage in Registration area
  • Two exhibition tables, placed in a prominent position (value = $2,000)
  • Three Conference registrations (value ranges from $350 - $400 each)

Silver - $6,000

Benefits Offered to Silver Sponsor:

  • Acknowledgment at banquet
  • Company name and logo on website, with a link to sponsor's website
  • Company name and logo in Conference book
  • Company name on promotional signage in Registration area
  • One exhibition table (value = $1,000)
  • Two Conference registrations (value ranges from $350 - $400 each)

Bronze - $3,000

Benefits Offered to Bronze Sponsor:

  • Acknowledgment at banquet
  • Company name and logo on website, with a link to sponsor's website
  • Company name and logo in Conference book
  • Company name on promotional signage in Registration area
  • One Conference registration (value ranges from $350 - $400)