Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

Gain Maximum Exposure for Your Organization at MSEC / NAMRC / ICM&P 2014

In June 2014, the Cobo Center on the riverfront in Detroit, Michigan, USA will be the host site for the co-location of the following international conferences:

  • the ASME Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC 2014);
  • the 42nd NAMRI/SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC 42); and
  • the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) International Conference on Materials and Processing (ICM&P 2014).

We encourage you to participate in this dynamic international event as a sponsor or exhibitor and gain access to participants from around the world.

Download the 2014 Sponsor Agreement Form

The MSEC 2014 and NAMRC 42 conferences have been co-located since 2011, and the JSME ICM&P conference has been co-located every three years with ASME MSEC since 2008. This forum is designed to disseminate the most recent results in advanced manufacturing research through technical papers, technical presentations, poster sessions and panel discussions. We expect approximately 450 attendees, including 80+ students and over 100 attendees from outside the US. Researchers, engineers and manufacturers from academia, government labs, and industry will attend and present.

Sponsorship Level Comparison Chart

  Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor Student Travel Sponsor Exhibitor Conference Sponsor
Contribution $10,000 $5,000 $2,500 $1,000 $1,000 $500
Make a lasting impression yes yes yes yes yes  
Interact with talented students yes yes yes yes yes  
Gratis registration (full conference) 4 2 1 1    
Logo and link on conference website yes yes yes yes yes yes
Logo on conference signage, program brochure, proceedings yes yes yes yes yes yes
Logo and link on main (front) page of website yes          
Largest size logo on website and signage yes          
8'x10' booth (Tues, 6/10/14) yes yes yes      
8'x10' booth (Weds, 6/11/14) yes yes yes      
8'x10' booth (Thur, 6/12/14) yes yes yes   yes  
8'x10' booth (Fri, 6/13/14) yes yes yes      
Sponsor one (1) of these items/events:            
    Breakfasts (June 10-13, 2014) yes yes yes      
    Morning breaks (June 10-13, 2014) yes yes        
    Afternoon breaks (June 10-12, 2014) yes yes yes      
    Reception (Wednesday, June 11, 2014) yes yes        
    Banquet (Wednesday, June 11, 2014) yes          
5 minutes to speak at beginning of "sponsored event" yes yes        
2 minutes to speak at opening session on Tuesday yes          
Support a student to attend conference yes yes   yes    
Full-page ad in program and proceedings yes          
Half-page ad in program and proceedings   yes        
Brochure stuffed in attendee tote bags yes yes        

 

Platinum Sponsor—$10,000

Platinum Sponsorship benefits include:

  • make a lasting impression on potential customers and employees
  • make a lasting impression on the engineering professors from top-tier universities that teach tens of thousands of students every year and bring their personal experiences into the classroom
  • interact with talented undergraduate and graduate students
  • have your organization's name (logo) prominently displayed on the conference website (main page and sponsorship page), on signage at the conference, and in the program brochure that are distributed to all attendees
    • Your logo will be as large as the ASME, NAMRI/SME, and University of Michigan logos
    • Your logo will be the largest of all financial sponsors
    • Your logo will be displayed above all other financial sponsor logos
  • receive a reserved 8'×10' booth in the Exhibition Hall for the duration of the conference (Tuesday, June 10 through Friday, June 13, 2014).
    • Unlike an Exhibitor you will have the opportunity to interact with ALL conference attendees including those who are only attending for one day.
    • You will have the first choice of booth location
  • have the option of sponsoring one of the following, and you will have an opportunity to speak for 5 minutes at the beginning of your sponsored event (first-come, first-served):
    • Banquet (June 11, 2014)
    • All breakfasts (June 10-13, 2014)
    • All morning breaks (June 10-13, 2014)
    • One afternoon break (June 10-12, 2014)
  • receive four (4) complimentary registrations for the full conference (includes proceedings)
  • have the option of including your organization's brochure in the folder/bag that every attendee receives
  • a full-page (color) add in the printed conference program
  • 2 minutes to speak at the opening session on Tuesday

 

Gold Sponsor—$5,000

Gold Sponsorship benefits include:

  • make a lasting impression on potential customers and employees
  • make a lasting impression on the engineering professors from top-tier universities that teach tens of thousands of students every year and bring their personal experiences into the classroom
  • interact with talented undergraduate and graduate students
  • have your organization's name (logo) prominently displayed on the conference website (sponsorship page), on signage at the conference, and in the program brochure that are distributed to all attendees
  • receive a reserved 8'×10' booth in Exhibition Hall for the duration of the conference (Tuesday, June 10 through Friday, June 13, 2014).
    • Unlike an Exhibitor you will have the opportunity to interact with ALL conference attendees including those who are only attending for one day.
  • have the option of sponsoring one of the following, and may speak for 5 minutes at the beginning of the event that you have chosen to sponsor (first-come, first served):
    • All breakfasts (June 10-13, 2014)
    • All morning breaks (June 10-13, 2014)
    • One afternoon break (June 10-12, 2014)
  • receive two (2) complimentary registrations for the full conference (includes proceedings)
  • a half-page (color) add in the printed conference program
  • have the option of including your organization's brochure in the folder/bag that every attendee receives

 

Silver Sponsor—$2,500

Silver Sponsorship benefits include:

  • make a lasting impression on potential customers and employees
  • make a lasting impression on the engineering professors from top-tier universities that teach tens of thousands of students every year and bring their personal experiences into the classroom
  • interact with talented undergraduate and graduate students
  • have your organization's name (logo) prominently displayed on the conference website (main page and sponsorship page), on signage at the conference, and in the program brochure that are distributed to all attendees
  • receive a reserved 8'×10' booth in the Exhibition Hall for the duration of the conference (Tuesday, June 10 through Friday, June 13, 2014).
    • Unlike an Exhibitor you will have the opportunity to interact with ALL conference attendees including those who are only attending for one day.
  • have the option of sponsoring one of the following (first come, first serve):
    • One breakfast (June 10-13, 2014)
    • One afternoon break (June 10-12, 2014)
  • receive one (1) complimentary registration for the full conference (includes proceedings)
  • have the option of including your organization's brochure in the folder/bag that every attendee receives

 

Student Travel Grant Sponsor—$1,000

In addition to appreciation by students and faculty advisors from around the globe, Student Travel Grant Sponsorship benefits include:

  • make a lasting impression on potential customers and employees,
  • interact with talented undergraduate and graduate students,
  • receive one free registration for the full conference (includes proceedings),
  • have your organization's name (logo) displayed on the conference website (sponsorship page), on signage at the conference, and in the program brochure and conference proceedings that are distributed to all attendees, and
  • defray the cost of attending this conference for one student.

 

Exhibitor Only—$1,000

Exhibitor benefits include:

  • make a lasting impression on potential customers and employees,
  • interact with talented undergraduate and graduate students,
  • have your organization’s name (logo) listed on the conference website (industrial exhibition page), on signage at the conference, and in the program brochure and conference proceedings that are distributed to all attendees,
  • receive a reserved 8'×10' booth in the Exhibition Hall for the Industrial Exhibition on Thursday, June 12, 2014.

 

Conference Sponsor—$500

Conference Sponsor benefits include:

  • have your organization's name (logo) listed on the conference website, on signage at the conference, and in the program brochure and conference proceedings that are distributed to all attendees