Sponsorship Opportunities

The Visual Resources Association will hold its 2018 Annual Conference in historic and vibrant city of Philadelphia. Join us March 27-30, 2018 for an opportunity to engage with professional technologists, image managers and metadata experts, working on cutting edge image technology innovation, advancing research in higher education, enabling interconnect data networks for scholars and students, and setting industry quality standards in descriptive metadata. Join us as we explore image, media, and data management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments.

Who We Are

The Visual Resources Association (VRA) is an international, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to furthering research and education in image and media management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments. The Association is committed to providing leadership by developing and advocating standards, and offering educational tools and opportunities for the benefit of the community at large. VRA implements these goals through publication programs and educational activities.

Benefits of Support

The conference is an opportunity to engage with a concentration of professionals who are excited and energized to improve the livelihood in their places of work. VRA professionals are deeply invested in finding products and services that will make their organizations and businesses more efficient and effective. Through sponsoring the conference, you can help create connections between projects and individuals, encourage good ideas to cross the gaps between subcommunities, and spawn new ideas. You can also help practitioners increase their technology skills as well as collaborate with professionals in different areas of expertise.

To take advantage of a sponsorship opportunity contact:
development@vraweb.org

Levels of Support

Platinum $2000 or above

  • Participation and acknowledgement in the Sponsors’ Meet & Greet Raffle and Poster Presentation Session, including exhibition space (draped table and 2 chairs) and allotment of 30 raffle tickets to hand out to conference attendees*
  • Two complimentary conference registrations
  • Support our AV services and receive acknowledgement at every session and event for supporting those services.
  • Large logo on conference website and online program as Platinum Sponsor
  • Acknowledgement during President’s addresses at conference events
  • Sponsorship of two conference session, workshop, or tour of your choice, including logo within program description and slideshow before session and table of materials outside the sessions
  • Full page advertisement in the VRA Bulletin
  • One flyer, postcard, or brochure added to the conference attendees bag
    Platinum “Badge of Distinction” color printed on nametags of sponsor’s attendees

Gold $1000

  • Participation and acknowledgement in the Sponsors’ Meet & Greet Raffle and Poster Presentation Session, including exhibition space (draped table and 2 chairs) and allotment of 30 raffle tickets to hand out to conference attendees*
  • One complimentary conference registration
  • Medium logo on conference website and online program as Gold Sponsor
  • Sponsorship of one conference session, workshop, or tour of your choice, including logo within program description and slideshow before session and table of materials outside the sessions
  • Half page advertisement in the VRA Bulletin
  • One flyer, postcard, or brochure added to the conference attendees bag
  • Gold “Badge of Distinction” color printed on nametags of sponsor’s attendees

Silver $550

  • May provide informational flyers or other materials at the Sponsors’ Meet and Greet Raffle and Poster Presentation Session (but not exhibit)
  • One complimentary conference registration
  • Small logo on conference website and online program as Silver Sponsor
  • One flyer, postcard, or brochure added to the conference attendees bag
  • Silver “Badge of Distinction” color printed on nametags of sponsor’s attendees

Bronze $300

  • May provide informational flyers or other materials at the Sponsors’ Meet and Greet Raffle and Poster Presentation Session (but not exhibit)
  • Small logo on conference website and online program as Bronze Sponsor
  • One flyer, postcard, or brochure added to the conference attendees bag
  • Bronze “Badge of Distinction” color printed on nametags of sponsor’s attendees

* Extras for display tables (e.g. electrical power, internet connectivity, etc.) must be arranged and paid for separately. Contact Ryan Brubacher regarding information for such extras. Additional raffle tickets may be purchased at regular price.

Targeted Sponsorship

Support the conference AV services: $800 per room per conference day

  • 16 opportunities to give!
  • Acknowledgement and logo within the room and on the day supported.

Named Conference Event: $300 / $450 / $ variable

  • 15 Sessions and 7 Workshops
    • Basic Session ($300): logo displayed on screen and on the conference schedule. Acknowledgement given prior to start of session
    • Premium Session ($450): basic, plus a table for materials provided at entrance to conference room
  • Keynote address
  • Welcome reception
  • Sponsors’ Meet & Greet Raffle and Poster Presentation Session (limited to naming, participation as exhibitor not included)
  • Coffee break
  • Contact VRA Development to discuss options for events beyond Sessions and Workshops

Conference Give-Away: $200 – $400 +

  • Multiple opportunities to give!
  • Tote bag – email logo to contribute ($400). Contact development if interested in exclusive sponsorship of the entire tote bag.
  • Conference bags fillers – including, but not limited to: pens, notepads, stickers, and sheet masks ($200);  water bottles and mugs ($400)

Video Recorded Session: $800

  • Choose from 4 full sessions, one workshop, or keynote address
  • Logo with a description of company services, plus link to website embedded in video

To take advantage of a sponsorship opportunity contact:
development@vraweb.org