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Sponsorship Packages for the 2020 UCGIS Symposium

Our Symposia are known for their high quality and informative sessions that provide top-notch information on matters important to the GIScience community. We offer unparalleled opportunities for professional and social networking within the most active community of GIScience scholars in U.S. higher education. Each year around 125 people attend our event, a size that is optimal for in-depth and productive conversations. 

If you are interested in being a Sponsor for the 2020 UCGIS Hawaii Symposium, please contact Diana Sinton (dianasinton_at_ucgis.org).  A PDF of this information can be downloaded for sharing and distribution. 

 

The Pau Hana ($10,000)

Pau hana is an Hawaiian term for "work is over." It's time to wind down, put the professional discussions aside, and focus on relaxation among friends and colleagues, old and now.  We can guarantee collegial banter in memorable settings. Available benefits to the Sponsor include:

  • Complimentary event registration for up to 3 participants
  • Your organizational logo and/or a link to an organizational video, displayed very prominently on the event websites
  • Your organizational logo displayed very prominently at the registration table
  • Your organizational logo displayed very prominently on the main screen during all breaks
  • Printed material of your choice placed on participant tables during all general sessions 
  • Your organization highlighted over the social media channels of UCGIS and its leadership
 

The Marvelous Mid-Day Meal ($5000)

Have one of our lunch-time gatherings be named just after you or your organization!  Available benefits to the Sponsor include:

  • Complimentary event registration for up to 2 participants
  • Your organizational logo displayed prominently on the event website
  • Your organizational logo displayed very prominently at the registration table
  • Your organizational logo displayed prominently on the main screen during all breaks
  • Printed material of your choice placed on participant tables during all general sessions

The Break Bonanza ($3000)

Morning and afternoon breaks are always popular with Symposium participants. We love our coffee and snacks! Available benefits to the Sponsor include:

  • Complimentary event registration for 1 participant
  • Your organizational logo displayed on the event website
  • Your organizational logo displayed on the main screen during all breaks

 

Superlative Student Scholarships ($2000)

Students are the future of GIScience. Help us help them by supporting this opportunity for their scholarly participation. Based on their presentations, a small number of eligible students will be selected to receive travel awards and recognition on our websites.  Available benefits to the Sponsor include:

  • An invitation to present one of the students his or her award during the formal recognition ceremony
  • Your name or your organizational logo displayed on the event website
  • Your name or your organizational logo displayed on the main screen during all breaks

 

Friends of UCGIS ($500)

Support the UCGIS communities of practice by being an engaged patron. Available benefits to the Sponsor include:

  • Your choice of up to five (5) songs to be on the music playlists featured during the Pau Hana or the daily coffee breaks
  • Having a shirt with your organization’s logo worn by a key member of the UCGIS leadership team during one or more event sessions (you must provide the shirt)
  • Availability of members of the UCGIS leadership team to pose with you for selfies that will be featured on the UCGIS website and across other social media channels
  • Alternative options may be suggested by the Sponsor with acceptance at the discretion of UCGIS leadership