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Annual Meetings Sponsorship

From pre-event marketing exposure to extensive onsite visibility to post-event press coverage, sponsoring the  Annual Meetings is the ideal way to reach thousands of scientists from the soil, agronomic and crop sciences, many of whom are involved in the decision-making process for purchasing products and services for their employers. Integrate your marketing efforts and enhance your organization’s visibility. Take advantage of these sponsorship opportunities.

Benefits of Sponsorship | Sponsorship Packages | Package Benefits | Exclusive Sponsorships 
Non-exclusive Sponsorships | Advertising | Contact
| 2014 Sponsors

 Download a 2015 Sponsorship Form (PDF)

2015 Sponsors 

Diamond Level

Monsanto Company

Platinum Level

Gold Level
DuPont Pioneer
The Climate Corporation
The Mosaic Company

Bronze Level
Cotton, Inc.

Decagon Devices, Inc.
Dow AgroSciences

 Benefits of Sponsorship

  • Reinforce name and brand recognition for your company.
  • Sponsors who exhibit gain more visibility on the exhibit floor.
  • Increase worldwide exposure. In addition to on-site sponsorship opportunities, your company will be listed on the official Annual Meetings Website which receives more than 15,000 unique visitors per month. Your ROI is sure to grow!
  • Stand out from competitors and give your products and services the edge.
  • Maximize your budget options with the many levels to choose from.
  • Enhance your company’s goodwill and standing in the industry. Let everyone know you actively support your industry’s preeminent scientific societies.

Sponsorship Packages

Sponsorship packages are designed with your maximum return on investment and consider budgets of all sizes (U.S. funds): Diamond (D) $20,000+ | Platinum (P) $15,000 | Gold (G) $10,000+ | Silver (S) $7,500+ | Bronze (B) $5,000+| Patron $1000+

Package Benefits

Your logo and/or organization name will appear in the following, depending on your sponsorship package level. Contact Wes Meixelsperger for more information (see below).

Standard Benefit

Diamond $20,000+ Platinum
Gold $10,000+ Silver $7,500+ Bronze $5,000+ Patron $1000+

Premium SignagePlacement of Logo   (Up to two locations)

Recognition at Keynote Speaker Address x          
Passport Game x x        
Full-page, 4-C ad in Society Publication of Your Choice x x        
Pre and Post Show Attendee Mailing Lists x x x      
Company Name in Post-Conference issue of CSA News x x x x    
Company Name and Link on Annual Meetings Website x x x x  x  
Recognition at Specific Symposium** x x x x x x
Logo on banners/signs posted at exhibit hall & registration x x x x x x
Thank you recognition in Smart Phone App x x x x x x
Thank you recognition in Pre-Conference e-Newsletter x x x x x x
Table-top display at Specific Symposium** x x x x x x
Attendee Registrations 6 4 2 1 0  0

 **(All Levels by Request with Approval)

Exclusive Sponsorships

Want even more visibility? Sponsor an event or service. Associate your company with attendees' favorite function. You can impact your exposure and gain high visibility. Choose from among these opportunities, while they last:

  • Career Placement Center: $20,000  SOLD!
    This is a great opportunity for any company looking for new talent. Attendees visit this area to meet with recruiters and search for the latest openings available.
  • WiFi Email Oasis: $15,000 (only 2 available) 1 SOLD- only one left!
    Place your company logo and website in front of over 8,000 attendees utilizing the complimentary WiFi. 
  • SASES Social: $10,000   SOLD!
    Position your company in front of the top undergraduate students at this very popular event.
  • Badge Lanyard: $10,000  SOLD!   
    Each attendee will be wearing your logo throughout the meeting. Very exclusive opportunity so inquire today!
  • Graduate Student Lounge: $10,000
    All students are invited to relax and unwind in the Student Lounge which will be located in the Exhibit Hall. Computers, beverages, and lounge furniture will be provided.
  • Graduate Student Reception: $15,000 SOLD! 
    All students are invited to a networking reception with complimentary food and beverage.
  • Smart Phone App: $2,500 (only four available) 1 SOLD-only 3 available!
    Be at the top of each attendees mind (and phone)by reserving a logo placement on the Smart Phone App.  Your ad will appear at the bottom of the screen and will rotate in sequence with the three other sponsors.
  • SASES T-shirt:  $5,000  SOLD!
    Stay relevant with undergraduate students by sponsoring the Annual Meeting t-shirt. This features an excellent branding opportunity which is sure to have a long shelf.
  • SASES President's Trophy Competition: $2,500
    Position your company in front of the undergraduate students at this very popular event. 

Non-exclusive Sponsorships

            The following sponsorships are available for a minimum of $1,000.

  • Welcome Reception
  • ASA Reception & Awards Program
  • CSSA Reception & Awards Program
  • SSSA Reception & Awards Program
  • Fun Run T-Shirts
  • Passport Game

Don’t miss this great opportunity to build your company’s goodwill and brand recognition. For more information, please contact:

Eric Welsh



Are you planning to exhibit at the International Annual Meetings in Tampa? Consider advertising in the Annual Meetings Program Book and Smart Phone App to increase traffic to your booth.  Keep your message in front of the attendees year round by advertising in the Societies' monthly news magazine, CSA News.

As an exhibitor, you have access to a very special promotion that can help your company gain exposure to society members onsite at the Annual Meetings and beyond!  CSA News has a regular monthly circulation of 11,000 readers.

Advertising Packages

Support Package, $4,000

  • One Corner Booth Space
  • Full-page color advertisement in CSA News
  • Complimentary use of attendee mailing list
  • Advertiser badge ribbons for all company representative at the Annual Meetings

The cost associated with the promotional packages is based on the size and color of your advertisement.

For more information, please contact:

Eric Welsh


2014 Sponsors - THANK YOU to the 2014 Sponsors (pdf)

Diamond Level
Crop Production Services
Dow AgroSciences - A Dow Chemical Company 

Monsanto Company

Platinum Level
DuPont Pioneer

Silver Level
Decagon Devices
U S Golf Association

Bronze Level
Apogee Instruments
BASF Plant Science