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Sponsors

For information on sponsorship and/or exhibiting opportunities, please contact Barbara Curtis at 703-295-6286.

Sponsorship Commitment Form (PDF)

Sponsorship Levels

Premier — $15,000

  • Terzaghi Lecture Session: Sponsored by ConeTec
  • Premium Branding: Make a big splash with column wraps, escalator runners, banners, or decals in high-traffic areas. A 10x10 booth is included with this sponsorship. (multiple sponsors)

Platinum — $10,000

  • Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall: Get the party started by sponsoring the opening social event. Exhibitors, activities, and more! One of the most heavily attended networking events; the Reception will ensure great exposure for your company. A 10x10 booth is included with this sponsorship.
  • Happy Hour: Sponsor or co-sponsor a Happy Hour during Monday or Tuesday poster sessions in the Exhibit Hall. Several bars will be branded with your company logo, plus branded stadium cups. A 10x10 booth is included with this sponsorship. (maximum 4 sponsors)
  • Geo-Congress App: Your company’s name is lights… almost! Have your logo visible to all users of the official conference app every time they use it. A 10x10 booth is included with this sponsorship.
  • Premium Branding: Make a big splash with column wraps, escalator runners, banners, or decals in high-traffic areas. A 10x10 booth is included with this sponsorship. (multiple sponsors)

Gold — $7,500

  • Key Cards with Sponsor Logo: A key card with your company’s logo in front of every attendee in the official hotel block? Yes, please! Cards distributed to guests at check-in.
  • Lanyards: Sponsored by Schnabel Geostructural Design & Construction
  • Monday Opening Plenary: Sponsored by HNTB
  • Exhibit Hall Lunch: The droves of hungry attendees will remember seeing your company’s logo on the fajita bar. Or by the sandwiches. Or by any of the lunches we serve! (multiple sponsors)

Silver — $5,000

  • Seed Lecture Session: The conference kickoff event! Start everyone’s Geo-Congress experience off with your company’s name affiliated with this prestigious session. Add $2,500 to have your sponsor message on the Youtube video of the lecture. Add $2,500 to have your banner on the lecture live stream.
  • Peck Lecture Session: Sponsored by Jacobs
  • Prakash Lecture Session: Sponsor the Geo-Institute's newest award lecture honoring the legacy of Dr. Shamsher Prakash! Los Angeles marks the first time this prestigious lecture will be delivered. Add $2,500 to have your sponsor message on the YouTube video of the lecture. Add $2,500 to have your banner on the lecture live stream.
  • In-Room Guest Amenity: Have our attendees wake up to your logo! Your company will be featured on a giveaway item offered only to attendees who booked accommodations in the official conference hotel block.
  • Attendee Welcome Giveaway: Your logo featured on a giveaway item that will be distributed to all attendees at the registration desk.
  • Pre-Conference Email and Post-Conference Survey: Have your company logo included in both the pre-conference email and post-conference survey. Make that first impression and have one last chance to get your company in front of all attendees.
  • Premium Wall/Window Cling: Gain some new clients or get the old ones to stick around! Contact us for placement opportunities! (multiple sponsors)

Bronze — $3,000

  • Vendor Demonstration: Demonstrate your product or discuss your services with a scheduled 30-minute session at the Geo-Institute booth in the Exhibit Hall. (multiple sponsors)
  • Networking Breaks: Our attendees can’t wait to get to the next session, but show them who you are while they’re on break! (multiple sponsors)
  • Pre-Conference Email: Have your company logo included in the pre-conference email that goes to all attendees. Combine with the post-conference survey for $5,000.
  • Post-Conference Survey: Have your company logo included in the post-conference survey, giving you one last chance to get your company in front of all attendees. Combine with the pre-conference email for $5,000.
  • Mini Golf Custom Hole Sponsor: Mini golf in the Exhibit Hall? Of course, it's L.A! Get your company exposure by designing a custom hole to highlight a recent project or your services. (multiple sponsors)
  • Final Program Full-Page Ad: Let attendees see your promo as they plan their conference itinerary! (multiple sponsors)
  • Standard Wall/Window Cling: Gain some new clients or get the old ones to stick around! Contact us for placement opportunities! (multiple sponsors)

Copper — $1,500

  • Final Program Half-Page Ad: Let your competition see your promo as they plan their next move! (multiple sponsors)
  • Mini Golf Hole Sponsor: Mini golf in the Exhibit Hall? Of course, it's L.A! Get your company exposure by sponsoring one of the standard mini golf holes. (multiple sponsors)
  • General Congress Sponsor: Ensure that your name is associated with the 2023 Geo-Congress, the leading annual gathering of the world’s geotechnical professionals. (multiple sponsors)

Add-on Sponsorship - available to companies already committed to sponsoring and/or exhibiting

  • Walk-of-Fame Floor Decal: Just like the Hollywood Walk of Fame stars, the Exhibit Hall will feature floor decals of the best in geotechnical engineering. $1,500 (multiple sponsors)
  • Exhibitor Spotlight: Highlight your company's products or services with a brief description included in a pre-conference email. $750 (multiple sponsors)
  • Add-on Sponsorship Package: Receive both the Walk-of-Fame floor decal and Exhibitor Spotlight. $1,800 (multiple sponsors)

Student Competition — starting at $2,000

  • Show your support for Geo-Institute student competitions like the Geo-Wall and Geo-Prediction. Your logo will also be imprinted on the t-shirts distributed to students at the event.

Thank you for your support!

Financial Corporate Sponsor — $6,000

  • 1 Flex registration package: 4 flex registration badges, access to the Geo-Congress 2023 Proceedings, 8 additional tickets to be divided up for use at the Welcome reception or exhibit hall lunches, access to all Technical sessions, morning and afternoon refreshment breaks, access to exhibit hall.
  • Logo and link on the Geo-Congress 2023 website.
  • Recognition in the Geo-Congress 2023 final program on the sponsors page.
  • Post-conference mailing list.
  • 1 floor decal in the conference venue featuring your logo.

Thank you for your support!

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