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2010 SME Annual Meeting Events for Sponsorship  

Annual Meeting Sponsor

The 2010 Official Meeting Sponsor receives one opportunity in sponsorship level - Peak, Timberline and Foothills.

Benefits include:

  • 1 - full page of advertising in Mining Engineering (January and February 2010 issue)
  • Center spread (2-color) in the Pocket Program
  • 3 Complimentary Full Registrations
  • 10 Exhibitor Priority Points towards your booth selection (points earned for current year exhibitors only)
  • Three Banner Signs, one on the exhibit floor and two near or in the technical session hallways
  • Event-specific signage
  • Recognition at sponsored event
  • Opportunity for public address/welcome on behalf of your company at the event (where applicable)
  • One complimentary advanced registration list
  • Recognition in Mining Engineering, the official publication of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc. (SME) in January (Special ShowGuide Issue), February (Special ShowGuide Issue) and March issue.
  • Company logo on SME Web page with a link to your companies Website
  • Recognition on beverage napkins (where applicable)
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons

Only one opportunity as Official Meeting Sponsor is available!

For further details on sponsorship packages, please contact Liz Jones in the SME Meetings Department at (303) 948-4216 or at jones@smenet.org. Sponsorships are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.

 

 

 

SME Foundation Dinner

Sunday, February 28

  • Complimentary table of eight at the dinner.
  • One Complimentary Full Registration.
  • Opportunity to provide your company keepsake at each place setting.
  • Recognition in the 2010 Pocket Program.
  • Opportunity for public address/welcome on behalf of your company at the event.
  • Event-specific signage.
  • One complimentary advanced registration list.
  • Recognition in Mining Engineering, the official publication of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, Inc. (SME) in the January (Special Show Guide Issue), February (Special Show Guide Issue) and March issue.
  • Company logo on SME Web page with a link to your companies Website.
  • 8 Exhibitor Priority Points towards your booth selection (points are earned for current year exhibitors only)
  • Sponsorship recognition ribbons.

 

For further details on sponsorship packages, please contact Liz Jones in the SME Meetings Department at (303) 948-4216 or at jones@smenet.org. Sponsorships are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.

 

 

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception

Sunday, February 28

  • The Opening Reception will take place in the exhibit hall (in the three lounges and restaurant).
  • Over 4,000 attendees will visit the exhibits. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be available.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR CO-SPONSORS!

  • One Banner Sign near or in the technical session hallways listing both sponsors

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR ONLY!

  • Two Banner Signs near or in the technical session hallways.
  • One drink ticket will be given all full registrants. Ticket will include company logo.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.

Exhibit Hall Luncheon

Monday, March 1

  • Food stations will be set up throughout the exhibit hall (in the three lounges and restaurant). Attendees can enjoy lunch while visiting the exhibits.
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR CO-SPONSORS!
  • One Banner Sign near or in the technical session hallways listing both sponsors.
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR ONLY!
  • Two Banner Signs near or in the technical session hallways.

     

  $24,000 Exclusive (8 Exhibitor Priority Points)
Co-Sponsor 2 at $12,000 ea.  (6 Exhibitor Priority Points each Sponsor)

100 years of Mining Research Reception

Monday, March 1 (Ticketed)

  • This sponsorship allows interaction with specially invited national and international mining research representatives while enjoying drinks and hors d'oeurves. This is your opportunity to learn what emerging technologies are being worked on and network with the mining research community.
  • A single exclusive sponsor will have the opportunity for a 5 minute welcoming announcement during the reception.
  • Non-exclusive sponsors will have the opportunity to project their company information on a screen during the reception.
  • Your company logo will be printed on the announcements, and invitations.
  $15,000 Exclusive (6 Exhibitor Priority Points)
Co-Sponsor 3 at $5,000 ea.  (3 Exhibitor Priority Points each Sponsor)

Exhibit Hall Afternoon Social 

Tuesday, March 2

  • Attendees will gather in the exhibit hall for an afternoon social. Stations will be set up throughout the exhibit hall (in the three lounges and restaurant) to maximize exhibit exposure as attendees enjoy a cool refreshing drink and treat!
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR ONLY!
  • One Banner Sign near or in the technical session hallways.
  • One drink ticket will be given all full registrants with company logo.

 

Co-Sponsor 2 at $6,000 ea.  (4 Exhibitor Priority Points each Sponsor)

Exhibit Hall Afternoon Social Co-Sponsor
Thyssen Krupp

Exhibit Hall Breakfast

Wednesday, March 3

  • If sponsored we would turn this dull continental breakfast into an extravagant hot breakfast to start your day off right! Food stations will be set up throughout the exhibit hall (in the three lounges and restaurant). The attendees can begin their day with breakfast while visiting the exhibits.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR ONLY!

  • One Banner Sign near or in the technical session hallways.
  $12,000 Exclusive (6 Exhibitor Priority Points)
Co-Sponsor 2 at $6,000 ea. (4 Exhibitor Priority Points each Sponsor)

Student Mixer

Sunday, February 28

  • The Student Mixer event will continue to entertain and gather every student attendee! The sponsoring company will receive the opportunity to interact and introduce their company to the students. Students and the Sponsor Company will enjoy a night of dancing and socializing!
 

Newmont Mining Corporation

Official Conference Bags

  • Place your company's logo on the official 2010 conference bags.

Caterpillar Inc.

Neck Lanyards

  • Put your company name and logo around the neck of nearly 4,000 attendees! Lanyards will have one-color imprint of your company logo.

 

 

Maptek


 

 

Meeting Badges

  • Place your company name on the badge of every attendee – over 4,000 individuals! Be the official sponsor of the name badges for the meeting.
 

Martin Engineering

Registration List

THE DEADLINE TO RESERVE REGISTRATION LIST IS JANUARY 15, 2010.

  • Have your company name and logo advertised to thousands on the cover of the registration list. Thousands of registrants will receive the advanced registration list at the 2010 SME Annual Meeting.

 

 

$7,000 Exclusive (4 Exhibitor Priority Points)

Pocket Program

THE DEADLINE TO RESERVE POCKET PROGRAM IS JANUARY 5, 2010.

  • Have your company name and logo advertised to thousands on the cover of the pocket program. Every registrant will receive a copy of the pocket program at the 2010 SME Annual Meeting.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.

Lead Retrieval Cards "NEW"

THE DEADLINE TO RESERVE LEAD RETRIEVAL CARDS IS JANUARY 5, 2010.

  • Have your company name and logo advertised to thousands on lead retrieval card. All full registrants will receive lead retrieval card at the 2010 SME Annual Meeting.

 

 
$7,000 Exclusive (4 Exhibitor Priority Points)


  

 

Cyber Cafe

  • Keep them connected! Be a sponsor of the Cyber Café! There is space for ten computers with Internet connection for attendees to surf the Web and check e-mail. Your corporate materials will be available for attendees to pick up, and your corporate logo will be recognized on the front screen as sponsor. Your corporate Web site is set as the home page.
  $2,000 ea. (2 Exhibitor Priority Points)
(Five sponsorship opportunities are available - two computer stations at each.)

Hotel Key Cards

  • Put your company name and logo in the hands of SME hotel guests! Sponsor logo will be printed on each card.
Goldcorp Inc.

Keynote Session

Monday, March 1

  • Be one of the first to greet the SME attendees on the first day of the meeting. Sponsor will also have the opportunity to play the company video and offer brief welcoming remarks to the audience.
     
Aker Solutions

International Reception

Tuesday, March 2

  • This is the only sponsorship specifically tailored to a global audience. The reception attracts up to 500 guests. SME will email invitations, including the sponsor’s logo, to all non-US advance registered attendees. This is an opportunity to network with peers and enjoy hors d’oeurves and a hosted bar. The International Reception is a perfect way to influence international executives face-to-face at this by invitation only event. Sponsor name will also appear on table tents at food stations.
  $3,000 ea. (3 Exhibitor Priority Points)

International Reception

Unlimited
Sponsor
Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.

International Reception

Unlimited
Sponsor
MWH

SME Student Forum

Sunday, February 28

  • Connect with over 300 future leaders and professionals by sponsoring the SME Student Forum. Learn about the latest projects in academia. Be the first to know the winners of the 2009 Outstanding Student Chapter Annual Report. The winner of the GEM Student Chapter award will be presented to the winning chapter. SME’s Board of Directors and SME chapter chairs are invited to attend. Sponsors will also have the opportunity to address the audience and promote their product(s). Light hors d’oeuvres and drinks (cash bar) will be served.
 

$1,500 ea. Only 3 opportunities left 
(2 Exhibitor Priority Points)

SME Student Forum

Sponsor

Joy Global Inc.

SME Student Forum

Sponsor MWH

SME Student Forum

Sponsor

SRK Consulting

CD-ROM Jacket Advertising 

THE DEADLINE TO RESERVE CD-ROM ADVERTISING IS DECEMBER 15, 2009.

  • Thousands of registrants will receive a complimentary CD-ROM of the 2010 SME/CMA Annual Meeting technical papers. This valuable resource will be kept as a year-round reference, giving your advertising message extended reach. Visibility does not end at the meeting. It’s sold and distributed around the world throughout the year where SME/CMA exhibits.
 

 

Mintec, Inc.

Scotch Night Cap

Tuesday, March 2

  • The Scotch Night Cap will feature entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, Scotch tasting and 2 drink tickets will be give to each attendee that purchases a ticket to the Scotch Night Cap.
 

 

$3,000 ea. (3 Exhibitor Priority Points)

Scotch Night Cap Co-Sponsor

Polysius Corp.

Scotch Night Cap Co-Sponsor
Weir Minerals

SME Dinner

Wednesday, March 3

  • Place your company’s name at the last of the official events of the annual meeting. Nearly 500 SME members and attendees will gather for an evening of cocktails, awards and dinner.
 

Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.

Insertion Advertising *NEW*

 

  • Insertion advertising is a great way to greet your customers and get your message across to everyone before they enter the Exhibit. Get their attention before they reach your booth. Your brochure is inserted into meeting conference bags which are given on-site to every full registrant. Don't miss this opportunity to spend pennies and reach thousands. You provide us with 3,000 copies of your literature and we will insert it in the 2010 SME Annual Meeting Conference Bags. Details on directions for the insertion to follow. Insertion advertising is limited to five sponsors.

 

$3,500 ea. (3 Exhibitor Priority Points)
Only 4 sponsorship opportunities available
Insertion Advertising Linatex Coporation of America


 

 

Young Leaders

  • Support the industry’s new generation through sponsorship of professional development programs specifically designed to prepare a Young Leader for future management roles.
  $500 - $5,000 ea.
(Several opportunities available)
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor

Atlas Copco CMT USA LLC

Young Leaders Basic Sponsor Desko Enterprises
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor Cawood Enterprises
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor Elko Mining
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor John T. Boyd Company
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor Luckstone
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor Marshall Miller and Associates
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor Rio Tinto Minerals
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor Rosebud Mining Company
Young Leaders Basic Sponsor Terra Vision

SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition

Sunday, February 28

  • Support the industry’s new generation through sponsorship of the SME/NSSGA Student Design competition.

 
 
 

  $500 - $5,000 ea.
(Several opportunities available)
SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition Official Sponsor Granite Construction, Inc.
SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition Official Sponsor Vulcan Materials Company
SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition Basic Sponsor Boxley
SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition Basic Sponsor Casper Stolle Quarry
SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition Basic Sponsor Fred Weber, Inc. 
SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition Basic Sponsor Telsmith
SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition Basic Sponsor TerraSource Software


 

 

Support an SME division by sponsoring one of the divisions luncheons. Proceeds are allocated to the respective division!

Coal & Energy Division Luncheon & Silent Auction

Tuesday, March 2

  • The SME Coal & Energy Division exists to provide cooperation and communication among professionals involved in advancing the technologies, exploration and mining of coal, and promoting the use of coal as a major source of energy. This annual ticketed event draws industry leaders representing coal companies and organizations from around the world. By sponsoring the Coal & Energy Division Luncheon, you will be reaching the highest level of professionals in the coal processing and mining engineering community.

 

PrepTech, Inc.

Environmental Division Luncheon

Tuesday, March 2

  • The SME Environmental Division is comprised of professionals from the minerals industry engaged in health and safety issues related to the minerals industry, the promotion of safe and environmentally sound mining practices, or any aspect of the physical environment and its condition.

 

 

Clean Harbor Environmental Services

Industrial Minerals Division Luncheon & Silent Auction

Tuesday, March 2

  • Trying to reach the aggregates/construction materials industry? The SME Industrial Minerals Division Luncheon will deliver this much sought-after group. This annual ticketed event draws the industry leaders representing nonfuel mining industry professionals from the industrial minerals processing and mining engineering community.

 

 

Cytec

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division Luncheon

Wednesday, March 3

  • The SME Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division is a collection of professionals engaged in advancing mineral and metallurgical technology through processing and operations. This annual ticketed event draws high-level executives and managers involved in applied separation, crushing and grinding, hydrometallurgical, metallurgical and pyrometallurgical processing as well as plant design practices and computer applications.

 

M3 Engineering & Technology Corporation

MPD Poster Session

Wednesday, March 3

  • This sponsorship recognizes students engaged in research at BS, MS, and PhD levels. 5-10 minute presentations are given in a separate but special session; afterwards, posters are displayed before and during the MPD Luncheon. Students must attend their posters and we are welcome to attend the MPD Luncheon for free in honor of their efforts. Sponsorships defray the costs of the student posters and luncheons. 
  $1,000 (1 Exhibitor Priority Point)  

Mining & Exploration Division Luncheon & Silent Auction

Wednesday, March 3

  • The SME Mining & Exploration Division is comprised of professionals engaged in the mining of metals, research, specialized aspects of mining, and exploration technologies. This annual ticketed event draws engineers, executives, plant managers and supervisors from some of the largest mining companies and organizations around the world.

 

 

Hitachi Construction & Mining Products

 

 

 

 

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