ICSBOC2016 offers not only an incredible educational opportunity but also an amazing venue for networking and collaboration among Cable Supported Bridge stakeholders from around the world.

The conference offers exciting partnership opportunities. Your support of the ICSBOC2016 will raise the profile of your organization among a very specialized and exclusive audience. Your participation will not only provide you with the opportunity to showcase your organization's products and services but also garner you access to the world’s leading specialists through our networking events and educational program. Your audience will include more than 250 engineers, managers, owners, technologists, and other stakeholders from around the world who will meet to share concepts, technologies, and practical applications relevant to cable supported bridge operators, and who have either buying or technical authority for their organizations.

We understand that in today's business environment some very shrewd and informed decisions must be made regarding where you spend your money and time. With this in mind, the organizing committee is committed to assuring that our program for partnership and trade show will be a success for all.

True Believer, the sky is the limit – $25,000

We are thrilled to announce American Bridge and COWI as our conference’s True Believers. These presenting sponsors know our work and have great hopes for the future. They have each made a significant financial commitment to the 9th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators' Conference. Their vision matches ours. If you would like to join American Bridge and COWI at this level, you will realize the following benefits.

Four conference registrations

Banner logo and link on ICSBOC2016 web site (identified as a True Believer)

Logo on banner displayed at keynote address as well as conference banners and signage

Recognition at opening and closing ceremonies

Identification in the program as a True Believer

Full page ad in the program

One 10' W x 8' D booth space

Preferred booth space in exhibitor area

One speaker slot in program (not keynote)

Authorization to use the conference logos and name in your own advertising both pre and post conference until December 2016

Complete delegate and exhibitor contact lists, subject to delegate permission to release information

Opportunity to provide collateral piece to be distributed to all delegates via registration bags

Opportunity to implement special promotions consistent with partner’s corporate objectives (subject to committee approval)

Other Sponsorship Opportunities
and corresponding benefits

To discuss these opportunities, please contact Steve Snider at ssnider@hdbc.ns.ca.

Innovator $10,000

Two conference registrations

Partner of an event, materials or other in kind

Banner logo and link on ICSBOC2016 web site (identified as an Innovator)

Recognition at opening and closing ceremonies

Logo prominently displayed (large lettering) on conference banners and signage

Identification in the program as an Innovator

Half page ad in the program

One 10' W x 8' D booth space at reduced rate of $2500

Preferred booth space in exhibitor area

Authorization to use the conference logos and name in your own advertising both pre and post conference until December 2016

Complete delegate and exhibitor contact lists, subject to delegate permission to release information

Opportunity to provide collateral piece to be distributed to all delegates via registration bags

Opportunity to implement special promotions consistent with partner’s corporate objectives (subject to committee approval)

Collaborator $5,000

One conference registration

Partner of an event, materials or other in kind

Banner logo displayed on conference banners and signage

Logo and link on ICSBOC2016 web site (identified as a Collaborator)

Identification in the program as a Collaborator

Preferred booth space in exhibitor area

Quarter page ad in the program

One 10' W x 8' D booth space at reduced rate of $3500

Authorization to use the conference logos and name in your own advertising both pre and post conference until December 2015

Complete delegate and exhibitor contact lists, subject to delegate permission to release information

Opportunity to provide collateral piece to be distributed to all delegates via registration bags

Patron amounts up to $2,000

Two exhibitor area passes

Partner of gifts, prizes or similar items

Identification in the program as a Patron partner

Identification on conference signage

Events and services available for partnership

We have several events during our program where you may gain exclusive profile. Among these opportunities available for exclusive partnership are the items listed below. We would welcome chance to talk with you about customizing benefits related to your profile at these events, but the standard benefits will include:

Exclusive signage at the event or connected to the service, provided by the partner

Feature on event created PP slides for the Gala or Luncheon events and at the beginning of nutrition breaks as people leave the session room

Speaking opportunity at the sponsored events

Listing in the program reflecting the partnership

Events/services available:
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Gala Dinner - $7,500

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Student Mentorship Program - $3,000, your contribution goes directly to supporting students to attend the conference

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Informal event (meal, bar, music, venue) - $3,000

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Lunch (2 available) - $4,000

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Nutrition Breaks (4 available) - $2,500

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Telephone / Internet services – in kind

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Audio visual equipment – in kind

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Computer equipment and software for registration – in kind

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Registration bags - $2,500

Investment Impact
For Your Organization
For ICSBOC 2016
Networks
Access to the world’s most passionate and innovative stakeholders in the field of cable supported bridges
Developing relationships with responsible corporations who share ICSBOA’s passion and objectives
Brand Exposure
Affiliation within extensive membership, private and public partners and media and social media networks
Partnership with leading corporations that understand the value of collaboration across all stakeholders
Corporate Citizenship & Community
Strengthening your association with an emerging community of creative, innovative specialists who have a passion for sharing knowledge and information
Investment in activities which support our purpose: to promote professional development, and technology innovation, education and international collaboration
To discuss these opportunities, please contact Steve Snider at ssnider@hdbc.ns.ca.