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Sponsorships and Exhibitors

The US-International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE) is asking for your support for the 2017 Annual Meeting to be held April 9 – 13, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland! On behalf of the local host team, we invite you to participate as a sponsor or exhibitor and benefit from numerous networking opportunities with a targeted audience! The US-IALE Annual Meeting brings together up to 400 professionals and students representing a broad range of disciplines from across the U.S. and beyond. This is a great opportunity to engage with colleagues dedicated to the conservation of our natural resources and landscape. We hope you’ll be able to join us as a valued supporter. Thank you for your consideration!

Event Overview: The meeting will bring together leaders in landscape ecology who are dedicated to preserving and protecting our natural resources, including educators and practitioners in the fields of geology, ecology, biology, geography, urban and regional planning, and landscape preservation and design. The theme of this year’s meeting will be “PEOPLE, PLACES, PATTERNS: LINKING LANDSCAPE HETEROGENITY AND SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS.” Highlights will include in-depth, hands-on workshops, thought-provoking plenary sessions, special symposia and contributed papers, oral presentations and posters, scientific excursions, and numerous social and networking opportunities.

Key Reasons to Participate:

  • Reach a target audience of world-class landscape ecology professionals, students, scientists, and practitioners all under one roof.
  • Increase awareness of your services or products.
  • Engage and connect with attendees in a casual format, with ample opportunities for networking at the social events. 

Oppotunities & Benefits Sponsors will receive recognition through a variety of channels as described below, based on the level of your sponsorship. Select the level that is best for you!

Pricing & Benefits Global Level ($5,000) Continental Level ($3,000) Sub Continental Level ($1,500) Regional Level ($500) Student Travel Level ($500, one student) Ecosystem Level ($250)
Logo placement on signage Prominent placement Y Y Y Y Y
Logo on conference website Y Y Y Name Listed Name Listed Name Listed
Verbal recognition at Plenary Session Y Y        
Ad in Conference Program
(placement is first-come, first-served)
Full page color (inside back cover) Half page (8"w x 5"h) black & white Quarter page (4"w x 5"h) black & white Ad space is available for purchase for these sponsor levels. See Registration Form for pricing.
Company banner displayed For duration of conference During a social event During a social event      
Exhibit Space (6' draped table) Double-space in prominent location Y Y Exhibit space is available for additional fee for these sponsor lebels. See "Exhibitor Option" below.
Complimentary Conference Registration(s) 3 2 1      
Description in Program Booklet enhanced listing; includes logo enhanced listing: includes logo Y Y Y Y

Display Space Fee: $600.00
A standard exhibit space includes a 6’ skirted table set up in a central location within all other conference meeting space. The exhibitor fee includes one complimentary conference registration and a brief description in the printed Conference Program. Exhibits can be set up on Sunday, April 9, from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Scheduled break times will be provided for attendees to visit with exhibitors and generally when sessions are not in progress, starting Monday, 9:00 a.m. to Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.

How do I register? 

In order to fulfill your sponsorship, please provide the following information via email to no later than March 1, 2017:

  • Full color logo; high resolution eps or pdf file preferred
  • Brief agency description; we reserve the right to edit
  • Ad for conference program if applicable –Ads must be black & white and submitted by email as a pdf file.
  • Name(s) of representative(s) attending for name badges – A $350 fee is required for every additional attendee (above complimentary registration(s) included with exhibit space or Global, Continental, or Sub Continental sponsorship level).