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Sponsors of the 43rd International Conference on Ground Control in Mining and have the unique opportunity to network and engage with the leading consultants, regulators, manufacturers, and mine operators in ground control around the world. Take advantage of robust promotional benefits before, during and after the conference to drive your brand awareness and growth.

Sponsorship Opportunities Are Still Available

OPEN OPPORTUNITIES

EXCLUSIVE

OVERALL CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP

$6,500

The Overall Conference Sponsor is the premier sponsor of ICGCM and will receive exclusive access to promotional benefits throughout the promotional cycle of the conference. Elevate your products, services and technical leadership as the partner of choice to hundreds of leaders in ground control in mining.
Promotional Benefits Include:

 

Pre-conference:

    • Monthly Posts on SME Social Media Platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, SME Community) relating to the 43rd International Conference on Ground Control
    • Featured recognition of your company logo on all Ground Control marketing, promo and attendee emails
    • Logo + recognition in Save the Date preview promotional piece mailed out to potential attendees, if received by print deadline
    • Quarter page advertisement in a Summer 2024 issue of Mining Engineering magazine
    • Recognition on Ground Control website with link to company webpage
    • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)

Onsite:

    • Two complimentary registration to Ground Control Conference
    • One complimentary registration to Ground Control Golf Event
    • 6 ft tabletop with two chairs in foyer of conference area
    • Featured recognition of your logo on all signage throughout the conference – including in registration area, common space and for technical sessions
    • Title Advertisement in Onsite Program Guide, if received by print deadline
    • Announcements made throughout conference thanking Overall Sponsor
    • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks

Post-Conference:

    • Inclusion in thank you email to all conference attendees with link to website
    • Remain on website as past Overall Conference Sponsor until promotions begin for 2025
    • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

MONDAY AUTHOR’S RECEPTION SPONSOR

$4,000

Sponsor the kick-off reception for the 43rd Ground Control, as all authors, speakers and committee members gather for a fun evening of food, libations and conversation.

Promotional Benefits Include:

  • Recognition of company logo on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Ability to bring branded cups or koozies for attendees to use at reception
  • Signage on bars and food stations at Reception
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

TUESDAY NETWORKING RECEPTION SPONSOR

$4,000

Sponsor the Tuesday opening reception at Ground Control, the premier-networking event for attendees to mingle at the conference. Reception will offer hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar. Come and mingle with colleagues and friends.

Promotional benefits include:

  • Recognition of company logo on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Ability to bring branded cups or koozies for attendees to use at reception
  • Signage on bars and food stations at reception
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

TUESDAY LUNCH SPONSOR

$4,000

Come and enjoy lunch with your colleagues! Sponsors will receive prominent recognition through signage. This is an exclusive sponsorship, where you will be able to distribute promotional literature to all the attendees at the luncheon. SME to cover cost of luncheon and room space.

Promotional benefits include:

  • Recognition of company logo on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Opportunity to place promotional collateral on luncheon seats for attendees
  • Signage on bars and food stations at lunch
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

WEDNESDAY GOLF EVENT + BBQ PICNIC SPONSOR

$4,000

Sponsor the fun, infamous Ground Control Golf BBQ picnic event, taking place Wednesday afternoon!

Promotional benefits include:

  • Recognition of company logo on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Opportunity to place promotional collateral on tables at BBQ picnic
  • Signage on bars and food stations at BBQ
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

THURSDAY LUNCH SPONSOR

$4,000

Come and enjoy lunch with your colleagues! Sponsors will receive prominent recognition through signage. An exclusive sponsorship will be able to distribute promotional literature to all the attendees at the luncheon. SME to cover cost of luncheon and room space.

Promotional benefits include:

  • Recognition of company logo on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Opportunity to place promotional collateral on luncheon seats for attendees
  • Signage on bars and food stations at lunch
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

LANYARD SPONSOR

$2,500

Your logo front and center on attendee lanyards throughout the conference.

Promotional benefits include:

  • Exclusive: sponsor logo along with Ground Control logo printed on all lanyards
  • Recognition of company logo on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Conference website with a link to your company website
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

TABLE TOP EXHIBIT

$2,225

Present your company, services and products to all attendees throughout the duration of the conference. Tabletops will be set up in the main foyer area of the conference. This area is heavily trafficked and hosts the conference registration, coffee breaks, and the receptions. It is also the meeting point between all technical sessions and the luncheons.

Promotional benefits include:

  • 6 ft tabletop with two chairs in foyer of conference area
  • One complimentary registration to Ground Control Conference
  • Recognition of company logo on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Conference website with a link to your company website
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Pre-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
  • Post-conference attendee list (contact-share opt-ins)
OPEN

ATTENDEE NOTEBOOKS / PENS

$2,000

Take advantage of having your logo and company name in the hands of Ground Control attendees throughout the week!

Promotional benefits include:

  • *Exclusive: sponsor to provide item of your choice given to attendees at registration.
  • Recognition of company logo on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Conference website with a link to your company website.
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • *Sponsor to provide 200 items
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

DIGITAL PROCEEDINGS SPONSOR

$1,750

Your exclusive branding front and center on the Ground Control digital proceedings portal and platform. All conference attendees receive access to the proceedings portal and are able to access your provided content and view your branding for years to come.

Promotional benefits include:

  • Exclusive: Your content on a dedicated landing page for your resources that you wish to share with attendees! Including white papers, videos, product info, etc.
  • Company logo recognition on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Conference website with a link to your company website.
  • Logo on PowerPoint projector between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

COFFEE BREAK SPONSOR

$1,750 EACH

Available: Tuesday Morning Coffee Break, Tuesday Afternoon Coffee Break, Wednesday Morning Coffee Break, Thursday Morning Coffee Break, Thursday Afternoon Coffee Break

Sponsor one or more of the networking coffee breaks during the 43rd Ground Control!

Promotional benefits include:

  • Company logo recognition on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control marketing and attendee emails
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Ability to bring branded coffee sleeves for attendees to use during coffee break
  • Ability to display/distribute small piece of promo collateral for attendees during coffee break
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)
OPEN

AUTHOR’S BREAKFAST SPONSOR

$1,750

Sponsor all three mornings of the Ground Control Author’s Coffee, as authors and presenters gather to review presentations and prepare for the day’s technical sessions over coffee and breakfast.

Promotional benefits include:

  • Company logo recognition on prominent conference signage
  • Company logo on Ground Control website with a link to your company website
  • Your logo on tent cards displayed at Author’s Coffee
  • Logo on screen between technical sessions and during coffee breaks
  • Post Conference attendee list w/ contact info (opt-ins)

Sponsorships will sell out!

For more information and to secure your spot today, reach out to SME Sponsorships.

Please contact:

Emma Li Salditt
Manager Partnership Development
Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME)
Direct: (303) 948-4224
Cell: (720) 552-4169
salditt@smenet.org

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