Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors of the 2020 International Conference on Ground Control in Mining have the unique opportunity to network and engage with the leading consultants, regulators, manufacturers, and mine operators in ground control around the world. Take advantage of robust promotional benefits before, during and after the conference to drive your brand awareness and growth.


 
 
Overall Conference Sponsor – $5,000 Exclusive

The Overall Conference Sponsor is the premier sponsor of the conference and will receive access to exclusive promotional benefits throughout the promotional cycle of the conference.

Promotional Benefits Include:

Pre-Conference:

  • Monthly Posts on SME Social Media Platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, SME Community) relating to the 2020 Ground Control Conference
  • Logo on all email communications regarding Ground Control Conference
  • Logo + recognition in Save the Date preview promotional piece mailed out to potential attendees
  • Quarter page advertisement in a Summer 2020 issue of Mining Engineering magazine
  • Recognition on Ground Control website with link to company webpage

Onsite:

  • One (1) complimentary registration to Ground Control Conference
  • One (1) complimentary registration to Ground Control Golf Tournament
  • Signage throughout the conference – including in registration area and common space signage
  • Title Advertisement in Onsite Program Guide
  • Announcements made throughout conference thanking Overall Sponsor
  • Logo prominent displayed on screen conference events

Post-Conference:

  • Inclusion in thank you email to all conference attendees with link to website
  • Remain on website as past Overall Conference Sponsor

SOLD


 

Monday Author’s Reception Sponsor – $4,000

Sponsor the kick-off reception for Ground Control 2020, as all authors, speakers and committee members gather for a fun evening of food, libations and conversation.

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Recognition of company name and logo on all signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Ability to bring branded cups or koozies for attendees to use at reception
  • Signage on bars and food stations at Reception
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

Become a Sponsor


 

Tuesday Attendee Reception Sponsor - $4,000

Sponsor the Tuesday attendee reception at Ground Control, the premier-networking event for attendees to mingle at the conference. Reception will offer hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar. Come and mingle with colleagues and friends.

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Recognition of company name and logo on all signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Ability to bring branded cups or koozies for attendees to use at reception
  • Signage on bars and food stations at Reception
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

Become a Sponsor


 

Tuesday Lunch Sponsor – $3,500

Come and enjoy lunch with you colleagues! Sponsors will receive prominent recognition through signage. This is an exclusive sponsorship, where you will be able to distribute promotional literature to all the attendees at the luncheon. SME to cover cost of luncheon and room space.

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Recognition of company name and logo on all signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Opportunity to place promotional collateral on luncheon seats for attendees
  • Signage on bars and food stations at Reception
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

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Wednesday BBQ Dinner Sponsor - $4,000

Sponsor the fun Wednesday BBQ cookout after the infamous Ground Control Golf Tournament!

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Recognition of company name and logo on all signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Opportunity to place promotional collateral on tables at BBQ cookout
  • Signage on bars and food stations at Reception
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

Become a Sponsor


 

Thursday Lunch Sponsor – $3,500

Come and enjoy lunch with you colleagues! Sponsors will receive prominent recognition through signage. An exclusive sponsorship will be able to distribute promotional literature to all the attendees at the luncheon. SME to cover cost of luncheon and room space.

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Recognition of company name and logo on all signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Opportunity to place promotional collateral on tables at BBQ cookout
  • Signage on bars and food stations at Reception
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

Become a Sponsor


 

Lanyard Sponsor - $2,000

Your logo front and center on attendee lanyards throughout the conference.

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Exclusive: sponsor logo on lanyards
  • Prominent Logo recognition on all conference on signage
  • Company logo on Conference website with a link to your company website
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

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USB Proceedings Sponsor - $2,000

Your logo front and center on the USB Proceedings drives for Ground Control 2020. Attendees utilize the proceedings USB drive for many years after the conference, and it is available for purchase at the SME bookstore.

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Exclusive: sponsor logo on lanyards
  • Prominent Logo recognition on all conference on signage
  • Company logo on Conference website with a link to your company website
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

NOTE – there will be no hard copy of the Ground Control 2020 proceedings, making the USB drive even more valuable to the conference and attendees.

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Coffee Break Sponsor – $1,500 each

Available: Tuesday Morning Coffee Break, Tuesday Afternoon Coffee Break Wednesday Morning Coffee Break, Thursday Morning Coffee Break, Thursday Afternoon Coffee Break.

Sponsor one or more of the networking coffee breaks during Ground Control 2020!

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Recognition of company name and logo on all signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Ability to bring branded coffee sleeves for attendees to use during coffee break
  • Ability to display/distribute small piece of promo collateral for attendees during coffee break
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

Become a Sponsor


 

Author’s Breakfast Sponsor - $1,000

Sponsor all three mornings of the Ground Control Author’s Coffee, as authors and presenters gather to review presentations and prepare for the day’s technical sessions over coffee and breakfast.

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Recognition of company name and logo on all signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Your logo on tent cards displayed at Author’s Coffee
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

Become a Sponsor


 

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

Organizations interested in taking advantage of the International Conference on Ground Control in Mining sponsorship opportunities are encouraged to contact SME Sponsorships as soon as possible. Sponsorships are limited and will sell out.

For more information and to secure your international conference on ground control in mining sponsorship, please contact:

Please contact
SME Sponsorships
12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
E: sponsorships@smenet.org
T: 303.948.4224