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Sponsorship

Sponsorship of the 2020 Northeast Dairy Producers Conference is an opportunity to be an integral part of an event attended by over 400 progressive dairy producers and agriservice professionals.  Dynamic and informative sessions challenge the way attendees think, to re-energize businesses and improve performance.

Sponsor opportunities for 2020 include pre-conference session sponsorship, new mobile event app sponsorship and general conference sponsorship.  Exhibit spaces are included with sponsorship, starting at the Silver level and are available on a first come, first served basis.  Additional benefits are outlined below.

For more information on sponsorship, please contact Heather Darrow, Conference Coordinator, at hh96@cornell.edu.

Respond online by December 20 for best availability.

Confirm your sponsorship online


Sponsorship Opportunities

Mobile App Sponsorship

New in 2020 – we’re going mobile with an event app!  We are building an app that will make this year’s experience even more valuable for our attendees, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers.  Users can view the conference schedule, learn about our speakers and sponsors, find exhibitors, download presentations and more – right at their fingertips!Mobile phone app

Banner Sponsor Add-On - $500

Highlight your company or product with an app banner ad. Displayed at the top of the screen in the app, attendees can tap the ad to view your sponsor detail page or a specified URL to get more information on your products & services. Drive more traffic to your company website and boost your visibility and sales. Increase visibility to app users.

Sponsorship includes on banner ad displayed and enhanced exhibitor listing. Limited to 6 ads, each displaying for approximately 6 seconds each.  Banner ad purchase may be added during online sponsorship registration process.

Pre-Conference Sponsorship - $4,000

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A unique opportunity for our valued industry partners.  As a pre-conference sponsor, you will have the opportunity to provide a speaker of your choice for one, 45-minute presentation on Wednesday morning.  We will provide the room, projector, screen, microphone and attendees  - you provide the speaker and knowledge! Recognition includes:

  • Choice of speaker (due December 1)
  • Exhibit space
  • 4 complimentary conference registrations
  • Enhanced sponsor listing in mobile app
  • Logo recognition in conference proceedings and on conference website
  • Logo recognition on signage at conference
  • Logo recognition in PowerPoint at conference
  • Full-page ad in conference proceedings

General Conference Sponsorship

Platinum Level - $2,000:

  • Exhibit space*
  • 3 complimentary conference registrations
  • Sponsor listing in mobile app
  • Logo recognition in conference proceedings and on conference website
  • Logo recognition on signage at conference
  • Logo recognition in PowerPoint at conference
  • Full-page ad in conference proceedings**

Gold Level - $1,500:

  • Exhibit space*
  • 2 complimentary conference registrations
  • Sponsor listing in mobile app
  • Company name recognition in conference proceedings and on conference website
  • Company name recognition on signage at conference
  • Logo recognition in PowerPoint at conference
  • Half-page ad in conference proceedings**

Silver Level - $1,000:

  • Exhibit space*
  • 1 complimentary conference registration
  • Sponsor listing in mobile app
  • Company name recognition in conference proceedings and on conference website
  • Company name recognition on signage at conference
  • Logo recognition in PowerPoint at conference
  • Quarter-page ad in conference proceedings**

Bronze Level - $500:

  • 1 complimentary conference registration
  • Sponsor listing in mobile app
  • Company name recognition in conference proceedings and on conference website
  • Company name recognition on signage at conference
  • Logo recognition in PowerPoint at conference
  • Quarter-page ad in conference proceedings**

Non-Profit Exhibitor - $500:

  • Exhibit space*
  • 1 complimentary conference registration
  • Sponsor listing in mobile app
  • Company name recognition in conference proceedings and on conference website
  • Company name recognition on signage at conference
  • Logo recognition in PowerPoint at conference

Sponsorship Benefit Information

Logo

High resolution (300DPI or higher) company logo should be uploaded during online sponsorship process or emailed in .png or .eps format to dmconf@cornell.edu no later than February 1. 

App Sponsor Listing – Included with Sponsorship

All sponsors will be recognized on the app sponsor listing.  Listing includes logo, description, address, contact information, and exhibit location (except Bronze Level).  Pre-Conference sponsors can also link to session or promotional PDF materials.

Exhibit Space

Exhibit space dimensions are approximately 8’ wide by 8’ deep and include a skirted 6’ table, backdrape, siderail, 2 chairs, identification sign and standard electric (upon request).

  • Exhibit space is limited and will be pre-assigned by conference staff. Exhibit spaces in the Convention Center where meals, breaks and evening reception will take place will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.
  • Exhibits should be installed so they will not project beyond the space allocated and will permit a clear view from booth to booth.
  • One electrical outlet (120 volt) is provided upon request. 
  • Exhibits may be set up after 7 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11.
  • Exhibit space does not automatically register an individual for the conference and meals.  Personnel managing the exhibit must register for the conference separately (may use complimentary registration included with sponsorship.)  To redeem complimentary conference registrations, register online and enter attendee contact information, selecting the "Sponsor" registration type to receive the complimentary fee. Be sure to complete registration by March 1.  All personnel attending the conference (with or without exhibit) must register for the conference separately. 

Proceedings Ad

All ads will be printed in black and white.  Print-ready ads in dimensions specified below (no bleed or crop marks) should be sent as a high quality PDF format to hh96@cornell.edu no later than February 1.

  • Full page ad: 6.5”W x 9”H
  • 1/2 page ad: 3.1875”W x 9”H or 6.5” W x 4.4375”H
  • 1/4 page ad: 3.1875”W x 4.4375”H

App Banner Ad

Banner ad graphics for the app are due January 15. Please adhere to the following sizing and formatting guidelines.

  • Files should be PNGs, but avoid transparent backgrounds. They will appear black in the app. Keeping to the dimensions above will enhance the image quality across different devices, ensuring no graphic looks pixelated, squashed, or stretched out.
  • We will need 2 sizes for the banner ads to accommodate different devices:
    • Mobile Phone Banner - 640 x 150 pixels
    • Tablet/Online Banner - 552 x 150 pixels
  • Please also send a URL that you would like to direct attendees to upon clicking.  You may choose to link to your sponsor listing page within the app instead of a URL if you prefer.

Complimentary Sponsor Registrations

Each sponsorship level includes at least one complimentary registration.  To redeem, register online by March 1, selecting the "Sponsor" registration type to receive the complimentary fee.  All personnel attending the conference (with or without exhibit) must register for the conference separately.