Sponsorship Information

Platinum Level

Platinum Level Sponsors provide financial support of $10,000 or more. This level of sponsorship includes:

  • Full page ad in the conference program, provided by Sponsor
    • Standard 8” x 11” (portrait) with at least one-inch margins on all sides
  • Premium location of Sponsor signage during conference events
  • Recognition of Platinum sponsors during conference introductions
  • Opportunity to contribute materials to conference folder 
  • One complimentary booth space
  • Four complimentary conference registrations 

Gold Level

Gold Level Sponsors provide financial support of at least $5,000. This level of sponsorship includes:
  • Half-page ad in the conference program, provided by Sponsor
    • standard 8- x 5-inch (landscape) with at least one-inch margins on all sides
  • Prime location of sponsor signage during conference events
  • Opportunity to contribute materials in conference folder
  • One complimentary booth space
  • Two complimentary conference registrations

Keynote Speaker

Conference speakers respected in their fields will contribute to the success of the 2014 AWEC and there are several opportunities for your organization to aid with a sponsorship of speaker travel. Support opportunities will range from $500 to $1,500 each and include:

  • Option to introduce your organization and the keynote speaker
  • Sponsorship recognition in conference materials

Coffee / Beverage Area

There are four opportunities in this category for half-day sponsorship of coffee tea, and snacks. This opportunity is offered for $300 per half-day and includes:

  • Posting your organizations name and logo at the refreshment table
  • Sponsorship recognition in conference materials

Evening Social Events

The 2014 AWEC will begin on the evening of Tuesday, April 15, at the UAF Museum of the North. Appetizers and nonalcoholic beverages will be served while participants tour the museum. Wednesday evening participants will get the opportunity to visit with our exhibitors and attend a mini-session geared toward residential users of wood energy at a community open house at the Westmark. 

These two events provide an excellent opportunity for networking and learning more about what’s happening in other areas of the state along with new technology and products available for biomass utilization. We are offering four Evening Open House Sponsorships at $1,000 each and includes:

  • Posting your organization name and logo at one of the refreshment tables
  • Sponsorship recognition in conference materials

Silver Level

Silver Level Sponsors provide financial support of at least $2,500. This level of sponsorship includes:
  • Prominent location of sponsor signage during conference events
  • Opportunity to contribute materials to conference folder
  • Sponsorship recognition in conference materials
  • One complimentary booth space
  • One complimentary conference registration

Contributing Sponsors

Contributing sponsors provide financial support of at least $1,000. These sponsors will be recognized in the conference program and receive one complimentary conference registration.

Specific Support and Organizational Marking Opportunities:

In addition to basic program support options, the Alaska Wood Energy Conference is offering specific marketing opportunities to accommodate any size organization.

Amenities

The Alaska Wood Energy Conference can provide amenities with the support of our sponsors. Your organization could choose a product with the AWEC logo and your organization logo and/or name, which would provide exposure and recognition. Suggestions include:

  • Beverage cups
  • Pens, notepads
  • Conference bags/packs

Participant Travel Scholarships

Travel expenses can be an obstacle for participants from any region of Alaska, especially rural communities. Providing travel support will help ensure that key individuals from these communities will be able to attend the AWEC and increase the success of the conference. Support opportunities will range from $500 to $2,000 and will include:

  • Option to assist with the selection of scholarships awards
  • Sponsorship recognition in conference materials
  • Reduced registration fee for sponsored participant

To ensure that your organization will be showcased and that your information will be included in all promotions and conference materials, please make sure your sponsorship is received no later than Monday, April 7, 2014.

If you are interested in contributing to the success of the 2014 Alaska Wood Energy Conference by becoming a sponsor, please contact Karen Petersen at khpetersen@alaska.edu.

For More Information

Cooperative Extension Service
Carmen Kloepher, 907-474-5854, or cckloepfer@alaska.edu
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