Materials Day 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities

Be a Sponsor:  Your contribution as a sponsor will give you the opportunity to promote your company and at the same time engage with 200+ Penn State attendees and 100+ external visitors at Materials Day 2018. This event is Penn State Materials Research Institutes’ largest outreach event of the year and sponsorships have proven to be a valuable way to promote your organization while making new connections in the materials community at Penn State, and with government and industry attendees.

Sponsorship Types:

  1. Industry Tabletops: $200 + $280 Event Registration Fee (Limit 24 companies.)
    Showcase your tabletop booth during the Poster Session and Keynote Reception. This covers most of the first day and can serve as a launch point for further collaboration between Penn State and your company.Exhibit your company with signs, a banner, or poster, along with your branded marketing materials and handouts.
  2. An Exclusive Major Event Sponsor: $5000 (TAKEN - Imerys)
    Your name, logo, and write-up will be featured in the printed Materials Day Program.* In addition to verbal recognition during the Keynote Reception, your logo will be prominently displayed outside each location at this event and on our web site.
  3. Keynote Address and Reception: $2500 (TAKEN - Corning)
    Invited Speaker, Linda Sapochak, NSF Division of Materials Research Director, will be kicking off this event at the Keynote Reception.  At the reception, your company will receive a verbal recognition and your logo will be prominently displayed at this location.
  4. Lunch: $2500 (1 available sponsorships)
    A light lunch will be served during the Poster Session on Day 1 where over 100 posters from key faculty groups present a snapshot of current materials research ongoing at Penn State. On Day 2, a lunch will be served in the Millennium Science Complex in the 3rd Floor Commons area.  A ticket printed with your company logo (required for lunch attendance) will acknowledge your company’s sponsorship.
  5. Breakout Session: $1000 (5 available sponsorships)
    There will be 6 Breakout Sessions. Your sponsorship will be acknowledged through a prominently displayed poster and verbal recognition at the session. These are 2-hour long sessions with a mix of expert presentation and attendee participation.  Breakout topics include:
  1. Wireless Power (WiPOWER) for a Cordless
  2. Advances in Powder Processing (TAKEN - Morgan Advanced Materials)
  3. Translating and Evolving nanoscale Assembly for Society (TAKEN - Thermo Fisher Scientific)
  4. Intelligent Design and Manufacturing
  5. Advanced Solid State Electrical-Thermal (ET) Cooling Technologies
  6. Smart Cities (TAKEN - Murata)

If you are interested in promoting your company to the Penn State Materials Community, please consider this excellent opportunity.  For more information or to sponsor, contact:

David Fecko, MRI Industry Relations Coordinator