Advertising Opportunities at the Summer Symposium 

 

Sponsorships


Sponsor the continental breakfast  $5000

What you’re sponsoring: Why are Symposium attendees so happy? Because they’ve had a great breakfast! The Symposium traditionally includes a complimentary continental breakfast each day. However, food costs have increased dramatically this year. We need your help!

What you get: Ten 3-day Symposium tickets, top billing in our print and app program sponsor page, front-page billing on our mailer, an ad on our website’s Symposium program page, promotional signage and mentions at each breakfast, VIP front-row seating to sessions of your choice, and full-page ad in the symposium printed program. Bonus: Symposium attendees will subconsciously associate your product or group with food!

Price: $5,000.00

 

Sponsor the closing banquet $3000

What you’re sponsoring: We always end the symposium with a banquet, bringing in musicians, performers, comedians, and sometimes scholars (if they’re really interesting) to entertain our attendees. Your sponsorship will go directly towards the cost of the venue.

What you get: Five 3-day Symposium tickets, second billing in our print and app program sponsor page, front-page billing on our mailer, an ad on our website’s Symposium program page, promotional signage and mentions at the banquet, full-page ad in the symposium printed program. Bonus: Your product or group takes on the sheen of luxury!

Price: $3,000.00

 

Sponsor new AV equipment $2000

What you’re sponsoring: As we move into this new venue, Sunstone needs help acquiring quality audio equipment. You can help us get started by sponsoring our mics, sound systems, projectors, and more.

What you get: Five 3-day Symposium tickets, third billing in our print and app program sponsor page, front-page billing on our mailer, an ad on our website’s Symposium program page, signage at the banquet, half-page ad in the symposium printed program.

Price: $2,000.00

 

Sponsor a plenary session $1000

What you’re sponsoring: Normally, Sunstone has up to seven tracks going at each session, but we stop them all so that everyone can go to our plenary sessions—that’s how good they are! But it takes money to cover AV costs, set-up, and speaker fees.

What you get: Five 3-day Symposium tickets, front-page billing on our mailer, promotional signage and mentions at the session, half-page ad in the program. Bonus: Attendees subconsciously associate your product or group with a most excellent session!

Price: $1,000.00

 

Sponsor the flight and hotel of a speaker $1000

What you’re sponsoring: It costs money to bring in your favorite scholars to Sunstone. But it’s worth it to have that face-to-face interaction! Your sponsorship will go directly towards funding the travel costs and housing for speakers.

What you get:  Three 3-day Symposium tickets, front-page billing on our mailer, half-page ad in the program.

Price: $1,000.00

 

Sponsor the “swag bags” $1000

What you’re sponsoring: The swag bag is like the Symposium’s 72-hour kit, providing attendees with pens, notebooks, snacks, and fun promotional items.

What you get: Two 3-day Symposium tickets, front-page billing on our mailer, half-page ad in the program, free ad placement in the swag bag.

Price: $1,000.00

 

Sponsor a session $500

What you’re sponsoring: Are you especially enthused about a particular session? Do you want its message or speaker to be associated with your product or group? Do you have a special session or speaker you’d like to bring in? Sponsor the session!

What you get:  Two 3-day Symposium tickets, promotional signage and mentions at the session.

Price: $500.00

 

Print Program Ads

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We have a variety of ad sizes to offer. Click here to see the 2018 advertising rate sheet with popular sizes, dimensions, and prices.

Ads and payment must be received by Monday July 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm MST.

You get a free app program ad with each print program ad you buy! (See below.)

Hi-res images or PDFs must be sent to Stephen Carter by July 2, 2018 to be included in the Symposium program. Send to stephen@sunstone.org

Full Page Ad for Final Program 8.0" x 10.0"
Half Page Ad for Final Program Vertical or Horizontal Ad
Quarter Page Ad for Final Program 3.3" x 4.0" ad in Final Program

 

App Program Ads

This year, the Symposium will have both a printed program and a program app. Buying an app ad gives you a banner ad on the bottom of the app’s home page. Tapping the ad takes you to your product’s webpage. You get a free app program ad with each print program ad you buy!

 

Handcrafters Row

**Tables are available for rent at the conference for $200 total for all three days of the Sunstone conference (July 1 – August 3). Return vendors receive a special rate of $150 for all three days. Submit an application for a table on our Handcrafters page.**

Please visit our Summer Handcrafters page to read terms and conditions for table rentals. By purchasing a handcrafter’s table, you agree to these terms and conditions.

 

 

Swag Bag Ads

Include your product or group’s brand in Sunstone’s swag bags, given to every attendee! Simply deliver your promotional item to the Sunstone office before July 2, 2018 with a bag-stuffing fee of $100.

Past promotional items include:

  • Key chains
  • Stress Balls
  • Fans
  • Stickers
  • Mints
  • Lip Balm
  • Gum
  • Flashlights
  • Pens
  • Notepads
  • Magnets
  • Flyers/ads (an additional fee will apply for paper inserts)

To purchase advertisement in Sunstone gift bags, or if you have any questions, please contact Grace Pool at Grace@Sunstone.org

All materials must be approved by Sunstone to be included. Examples of prohibited merchandise includes but are not limited to: alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia, pornography or sexually explicit material, profanity, and materials considered religiously offensive. Prohibited items and behaviors are determined solely by the management and staff of Sunstone.

The management and staff of this event are not required to provide a reason for dismissal or for the prohibition of items.

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Contact Grace Pool at Grace@Sunstone.org or call the Sunstone office for details or questions 801.355.5926.

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