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Becoming a sponsoring partner of the 2024 SME Arizona Conference is an excellent way to showcase your company as an industry innovator and thought leader, mining the way to unique opportunities and growth in the desert southwest.

Sponsorship Opportunities Are Still Available

This annual regional event brings in 600+ attendees and executives to network and gain unique knowledge covering the latest developments on mining projects and technical innovations in the areas of mining, geology, metallurgy, environmental, new projects, and blasting in the Southwest U.S. and Northern Mexico.

OPEN OPPORTUNITIES

EXCLUSIVE

OVERALL CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP

SOLD 

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:

Premier recognition on all promotional material for the conference
    • Printed and Digital Promotions (SME News Releases, Social Media Campaigns, Targeted E-blasts)
    • Logo on all email communications to SME Members regarding the Arizona Conference
    • Recognition on in-house advertisements in Mining Engineering magazine
    • Exclusive logo featured in Save the Date preview promotional piece mailed out to thousands of SME members
In Addition you Receive
    • Half page advertisement in a Fall 2024 issue of Mining Engineering magazine ($4,450 value)
    • Premier logo and branding recognition on prominent pages on the SME Arizona Conference website and SME website
    • Conferences listings
    • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)

Onsite:

    • 1 Tabletop sponsorship space ($2,500 value)
    • 2 complimentary full registrations ($1,400 value)
    • Premier throughout the conference – including in the registration area, common space signage, directional, etc.
    • Title Advertisement in Onsite Program Guide
    • Announcements made throughout the conference thanking the Overall Sponsor
    • Logo on projector during conference events

Post-Conference:

    • Premier recognition in thank you email to all conference attendees with a link to website
    • Remain on website and conference collateral as Overall Conference Sponsor until 2025 promotions
    • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

KEYNOTE SESSION CO-SPONSORSHIP

$2,000 each

Multiple opportunities available

The Keynote Session will be held on Monday morning and will be attended by all. This is a great opportunity to get your company name out there to all the attendees.

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Recognition of company name on signage
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons for company personnel
  • Company logo on SME website with a link to your company website
  • Acknowledgement in the 2024 Arizona Onsite Program
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

STUDENT PARTICIPATION

$2,000 each

Multiple opportunities available

This sponsorship contribution goes directly towards subsidizing complementary conference registrations to promising students in the field of mining, metallurgy and exploration.

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Recognition of company name on signage
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons for company personnel
  • Company logo on SME website with a link to your company website
  • Acknowledgement in the 2024 Onsite Program
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Cover cost for students to attend the conference!
OPEN

TABLE TOP EXHIBIT

$2,500 each

Limited space available

 

Present your company, services and products to all attendees throughout the duration of the conference. Exhibit tabletops are set up in the main area of the conference. This area is heavily trafficked and hosts the conference registration, coffee breaks, and the closing reception. It is also the meeting point between all technical sessions and the luncheon.

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • 6ft tabletop with 2 chairs in foyer of conference area
  • 1 complimentary registration included
  • Recognition of company name on general signage
  • Company logo and website hyperlink on conference website
  • Logo recognition in the 2024 conference onsite program and pre-conference registration mailer
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons for company personnel
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

AM OR PM COFFEE BREAK

$2,500 exclusive (AM)
$2,500 exclusive (PM)

Reach the industry decision makers as they gather for coffee and conversation at the SME Arizona Conference. These informal breaks are open to all SME Arizona Conference meeting attendees.

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Recognition of company name on signage
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons for company personnel
  • Company logo on SME website with a link to your company website
  • Acknowledgement in the 2024 Arizona Onsite Program
  • Sponsor name to appear on the table tents at the beverage stations
  • Literature area at the coffee break for company brochure
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

CONFERENCE CLOSING RECEPTION

$2,500 each

Multiple opportunities available

This event will offer hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar. Come and mingle with colleagues and friends.

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Recognition of company name on signage, bars and food stations
  • Opportunity to place one pre-approved pop-up banner in Reception area during event
  • Company logo and website hyperlink on conference website
  • Logo recognition in the 2024 pre-conference registration mailer
  • Acknowledgement in the 2024 Onsite Program
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

TECHNICAL SESSION SPONSORSHIPS

$3,500 each

One sponsor per session

 

The Technical Sessions will be held all day on Monday. This is a great opportunity to get your company names out there to the attendees with a specific interest in this session.
 

Featured Sessions:

  • Mineral Processing, Smelting and Metallurgy
  • Geotechnical
  • Geology
  • Mexico
  • Environmental
  • New Projects 
  • Mining 

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Recognition of company name on signage, both inside and outside of room
  • Promotion as Session Sponsor in print, digital and onsite marketing
  • Literature area at the back of the room for company brochures and goodies
  • Company logo and website hyperlink on conference website
  • Logo recognition in the 2024 conference onsite program and pre-conference registration mailer
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

HOTEL KEYCARD SPONSOR

$4,500 

Exclusive sponsor
Place your company name in the hands of all SME Arizona Conference guests staying at the headquarter hotel, The Westin La Paloma. Sponsor’s full color artwork of their choice will be printed on one side of the hotel keycard with the conference logo on the back side of the card.

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Exclusive: your fully customizable design in color on printed on the hotel keys
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons for company personnel
  • Company logo on SME website with a link to your company website
  • Acknowledgement in the 2024 Arizona Onsite Program
  • Company logo on SME website with a link to your company website.
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

WIFI SPONSOR

$5,550 

Exclusive sponsor
Join us as the Exclusive sponsor of the Arizona Conference WiFi! Set your company name or slogan as the password for the WiFi and have your logo displayed on the splash page as attendees connect.

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Logo on WiFi opening screen splash page
  • Customizable WiFi password of your choosing
  • Logo recognition on all sponsorship signage at conference
  • Logo recognition in the 2024 conference pocket program and pre-conference registration mailer
  • Company logo and website hyperlink on conference website
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons for company personnel
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

LANYARDS

$6,000

Exclusive sponsor

Have 600+ attendees wear your logo in color around their necks for the duration of the conference!

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Exclusive: your logo prominently displayed multiple times on all lanyards
  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Recognition of company name on signage
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons for company personnel
  • Company logo on SME website with a link to your company website
  • Title acknowledgement in the 2024 Arizona Onsite Program
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

MONDAY LUNCHEON

$8,000

Exclusive sponsor

Come and enjoy lunch with your 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.

 

Promotional benefits include:

  • Exclusive opportunity to speak or show a ~90 second video during the introductions of the luncheon
  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • VIP table for 10 at luncheon
  • Logo recognition in the 2024 conference pocket program and pre-conference registration mailer
  • Recognition of company name on event signage and at each table
  • Verbal recognition from the podium by luncheon speakers
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons for company personnel
  • Company logo and website hyperlink on conference website
  • Opportunity to place promotional collateral on luncheon seat
  • Title acknowledgement in the 2024 Arizona Onsite Program
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)

Sponsorships will sell out!

For more information and to secure your spot today, reach out to SME Sponsorships.

Please contact:

Emma Li Salditt
Manager Partnership Development
Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME)
Direct: (303) 948-4224
Cell: (720) 552-4169
salditt@smenet.org

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