Sponsorship

ETD2017 Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities

ETD2017 SymposiumETD2017, the 20th international symposium on electronic theses and dissertations will be held August 7 – 9, 2017 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference will be hosted by George Mason University with additional support from Washington Research Library Consortium members and co-organized by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) and the United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (USETDA). The theme for the ETD2017 Symposium is “Exploring Global Connections”.

Sponsorship Options

The ETD2017 Symposium offers a variety of sponsorship options to help support our mission as well as to promote your brands, products and services. You will find the ETD2017 Symposium sponsorship options and contract listed below. Please take a few moments to consider which level of support you could offer and the value of the benefits we provide.  Sponsors are welcome to submit a research-based presentation for consideration in the Call for Proposals (not intended for product demonstrations).** Responses to this sponsorship invitation should be sent no later than April 15, 2017.

About ETD2017

The ETD2017 Symposium is an international conference for ETD faculty and professionals from all areas: graduate schools, libraries, and information technology specialists. Our goal is to offer relevant, practice-oriented content to support ETD productivity improvement, ETD professionals, advance ETD operations and encourage the formation of regional ETD associations and networking communities, to promote open access in scholarly communications as well as to provide useful and innovative resources, standards and technology for the development and support of ETD programs.

We anticipate at least 150 people will attend from many countries around the world. In past years we have averaged 150 – 200 participants attending the annual symposium. Together the NDLTD and USETDA serve constituents at thousands of colleges and universities worldwide. We have had numerous corporate and non-profit sponsors, (USETDA 2016 Conference, ETD2016 Symposium, ETD2015 Symposium) including colleges and universities, institutional repository and archival system providers, digital technology applications companies, bookbinders and other library related service providers.

A major component of the conference includes a Technology Fair where vendors can set up exhibits and interact with our audience.  Additionally there are opportunities to participate in the conference during plenary and breakout sessions as well as through advertising and distribution of your promotional materials at the venue and online. We offer a variety of accommodations to suit your promotional needs.

Travel scholarship endowment – the NDLTD and USETDA are committed to hosting an inclusive event, thus we are soliciting donors to support travel scholarships for ETD professionals from developing nations who wish to attend the ETD2017 Symposium. We encourage all sponsors to contribute generously to help those in need.

ETD Symposia are a fantastic venue for you to reach out to your constituents worldwide. Please consider showing your support by sponsoring this important event.

Contact Person:

John H. Hagen, USETDA Executive Director

Email: john.hagen@renaissance-scholar.com

ETD2017 Sponsorship Options

Platinum Sponsor $10,000

  • Logo depicted on the front cover of the Conference program
  • Mention in all conference literature as a Major sponsor
  • Logo displayed on the USETDA Conference Web site*
  • One full-page color advertisement in the Conference Program (camera ready, 7.5 inches wide by 10 inches high)
  • Two-table display in the conference exhibition area
  • Presentation from the sponsor (20 minutes) during a plenary session**
  • Welcome address at a conference reception
  • Opportunity to include leaflets in conference delegate packs
  • Five complimentary conference registrations for representatives

Gold Sponsor $5,000

  • Logo depicted in the Conference program
  • Mention in all Conference literature as an Associated Sponsor
  • Logo displayed on USETDA Conference Web site*
  • Half-page color advertisement in the Conference Program (camera ready, 7.5 inches wide by 5 inches high)
  • Two-table display in the conference exhibition area
  • Welcome message at a conference lunch
  • Opportunity to include leaflets in conference delegate packs
  • Three complimentary conference registration for representatives

 Silver Sponsor $2,500

  • Logo depicted in the Conference program
  • Mention in all Conference literature as an Affiliated Sponsor
  • Logo displayed on USETDA Conference Web site*
  • Quarter-page color advertisement in the Conference Program (camera ready, 3.75 inches wide by 5 inches high)
  • Full-table display in the conference exhibition area
  • Welcome message at a conference breakfast
  • Two complimentary conference registrations for representatives

 Bronze Sponsor $1,500

  • Logo depicted in the Conference program
  • Mention in all Conference literature as an Affiliated Sponsor
  • Logo displayed on USETDA Conference Web site*
  • Quarter-page color advertisement in the Conference Program (camera ready, 3.75 inches wide by 5 inches high)
  • Full-table display in the conference exhibition area
  • Welcome message at a conference breakfast
  • One complimentary conference registration for a representative

Partner Sponsor $1,000

  • Logo depicted in the Conference program
  • Mention in all Conference literature as an Affiliated Sponsor
  • Logo displayed on USETDA Conference Web site*
  • Quarter-page color advertisement in the Conference Program (camera ready, 3.75 inches wide by 5 inches high)

Travel Scholarship Endowment Sponsor ($500 – $5,000)

  • Mention in all Conference literature as an Affiliated Sponsor of the ETD2017 Travel Scholarship Endowment Fund

*Indicates the conference website information will stay online after the event.

**The USETDA Board provides guidance for sponsored presentations during conference.

As an additional benefit all sponsors receive a complimentary one-year USETDA membership.

NDLTD and USETDA are public 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organizations. Contributions are tax deductible for individuals and organizations.

Contact Person:

John H. Hagen, Executive Director

ETD2017 Symposium Sponsorship Resources:

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