Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits

Co-Sponsors: $50,000 +

  • General sponsorship for the 17th Annual Meeting including an Immunology Primer on Thursday, November 7, 2002

  • Prominent listing on promotional materials including the preliminary program, SBT website, final program and onsite signs.

  • First right of refusal to sponsor a Joint Session (unopposed) or concurrent session that has already been programmed. Sponsor will be guaranteed one abstract presentation time slot within sponsored session.

  • 4 registrations to the Annual Meeting

  • Invitation to private VIP Reception

  • Advertising at a reduced rate in the final program

  • Free exhibit space

  • Electronic list of delegates

Benefactors: $25,000-$49,999

  • General sponsorship for the 17th Annual Meeting including an Immunology Primer on Thursday, November 7, 2002

  • Categoric listing on promotional materials including the preliminary program, SBT website, final program and onsite signs.

  • 3 registrations to the Annual Meeting

  • Invitation to private VIP Reception

  • Advertising at a reduced rate in the final program

  • Discounted exhibit space rental (50% off)

  • Electronic list of delegates

Supporters: $10,000-$24,999

  • General sponsorship for the 17th Annual Meeting including an Immunology Primer on Thursday, November 7, 2002

  • Categoric listing on promotional materials including the preliminary program, SBT website, final program and onsite signs.

  • 2 registrations to the Annual Meeting

  • Invitation to private VIP Reception

  • Discounted exhibit space rental (25% off)

  • Printed list of delegates

Contributors: $5,000-$9,999

  • General sponsorship for the 17th Annual Meeting including an Immunology Primer on Thursday, November 7, 2002

  • Categoric listing on promotional materials including the preliminary program, SBT website, final program and onsite signs.

  • 1 registration to the Annual Meeting

  • Invitation to private VIP Reception

  • Discounted exhibit space rental (10% off)

  • Printed list of delegates

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Saturday Social Event/Presidential Award Ceremony $50,000

  • Saturday evening social event and Presidential Award Ceremony at a venue to be determined by the SBT Leadership and the sponsor. Open to all SBT delegates. Sponsorship of this function includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 4 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, free exhibit space and an electronic list of delegates.

Presidential Abstract Session $5,000 (SOLD)

  • Prestigious session where 6 best abstracts submitted are presented by lead authors. Winning presentation will receive a $1,000 cash award at the Presidential Reception. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 1 registration to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 10% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.
    2002 Sponsor: Ribozyme Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Preliminary Program $10,000 (SOLD)

  • Single sponsor acknowledged on cover of program; discounted advertising offered as well. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.
    2002 Sponsor: Protein Design Labs

Final Program $15,000

  • Single sponsor acknowledged on cover of program; discounted advertising offered as well. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

SBT Website $10,000 (SOLD)

  • Sponsorship of the SBT website, www.socbiother.com, is needed to support online development of the program and abstract processing. This offers high visibility for the sponsor. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.
    2002 Sponsor: Bayer Corporation

Travel Grants $10,000

 

  • Travel grants will be awarded to fellows and junior faculty who have submitted abstracts for the meeting. Sponsors will be noted in the program. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

 

Daily Breakfasts $15,000

 

  • The meeting will begin every morning with a continental breakfast for delegates. Sponsor will appear in the final program and on meeting signs for the breakfasts. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

 

Refreshment Breaks $15,000

 

  • Coffee/Refreshment breaks will be held in the poster hall/exhibit hall mid-morning and mid-afternoon each day. Sponsor will appear in the final program and on meeting signs for the breaks. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

 

Daily Lunches $15,000

 

  • Participants will break for lunch each day. Sponsor will appear in the final program and on meeting signs for the lunches. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

 

Friday Cocktail Reception $10,000 (SOLD)

  • Unopposed reception, excellent opportunity to network with delegates. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

Membership Breakfast $5,000

  • Breakfast/Business Meeting for SBT members. Sponsor will appear in the final program and on meeting signs for the breakfast. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

Registration Bags $15,000

  • Upon registration, materials will be included in this give away which will include meeting logo and sponsor logo imprinted on the cover or back. Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

Thematic Sessions $15,000

  • Joint (unopposed) and Concurrent Sessions held Friday-Sunday including invited speakers and abstract presenters. (first right of refusal will be given to co-sponsors based on order of pledged commitment after which sessions will be open for general sponsorship). Sponsorship includes listing in promotional materials and signs, 2 registrations to the annual meeting, invitation to private VIP reception, advertising at a reduced rate in the final program, 25% off exhibit space and a printed list of delegates.

Other Sponsorships

 

  • Sponsors have approached SBT with ideas for sponsorship including travel grants, research awards, Fellowship, etc. Please contact the SBT office at 414/278-1652 for more information.