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Sponsor at the AAS Conference

Conference Location and Dates

Washington Marriott Wardman Park 
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

Conference Dates:  March 22-25, 2018

 

SPONSOR PACKAGE LEVELS

PLATINUM ($10,000)

  • One (1) 8' x 10' exhibit booth (inline or corner booth)
  • One (1) full page advertisement in the annual conference program
  • Five (5) complimentary conference registrations
  • Five (5) complimentary drink to to AAS Member Receptions
  • Four (4) invites to the President’s Reception (private event-invite only)
  • Website Banner Ad on conference webpages (3 months)
  • Mobile App Banner Ad
  • Logo on signage at the meeting, in the program, in the meeting app, and on the meeting website.
  • One-time use of attendee mailing list

 

GOLD ($5,500)

  • One (1) 8’x 10’ inline exhibit booth
  • One (1) full page advertisement in the annual conference program
  • Two (2) additional complimentary conference registrations
  • Website Banner Ad on conference webpages (1 month)
  • Logo on signage at the meeting, in the program, in the meeting app, and on the meeting website.

 

SILVER ($3,000)

  • Half-page advertisment in the conference program
  • One (1) complimentary full conference registration
  • Logo on signage at the meeting, in the program, in the meeting app, and on the meeting website.

 

BRONZE ($1,000)

  • Logo on signage at the meeting, in the program, in the meeting app, and on the meeting website.

 

SUPPORTING  SPONSOR ($500)

  • Listed on signage at the meeting, in the program, in the meeting app, and on the meeting website.


Events

Member Reception - $10,000
(up to 2 sponsors)

The AAS Member Reception is a great way to gain more visibility to all attendees. The reception is open to all AAS conference attendees.


 

Graduate Student Reception - $5,000
(up to 2 sponsors)

Sponsors will receive:

  • Logo featured on all signage at the reception.
  •  Silver Level benefits

 

Dessert Reception (New!) - $5,000

Pending sponsorship-this event will take place only if sponsored. The dessert reception will take place on Thursday evening immediately following panel sessions.  

Sponsors will receive:

  • Logo featured on all signage at the reception.
  •  Silver benefits


Farewell Coffee Break (New!) - $5,000

This reception will take place on Sunday morning prior and during the last panel sessions.  Send attendees off to last panel slots or the airport with a fresh cup or coffee and pastries.  Say good bye to Washington, D.C. and hello to the 2019 conference in Denver, Colorado.

Sponsors will receive:

  • Logo featured on all signage at the reception.
  •  Silver Level benefits

 

At Registration and Attendee Gathering Spots

Cyber Cafe and Wireless Hotspots - $15,000

This is one of the most popular destinations for attendees looking to quickly check their emails. Conveniently located in a high traffic area at the Exhibit Hall entrance.

Sponsors will receive:

  • Signage at the Cyber Café,
  • Company logo on computer screen saver
  • Silver level benefits

 

Sponsor a coffee and tea break for attendees in or immediately outside the exhibit hall.  

 Sponsors will receive:

  • Logo featured on all signage near concessions.
  • Branded napkins
  •  Bronze level benefits

 

Networking Lounge - $3,000

Attendees and exhibitors are always looking for a place to sit down and relax, network, or have a snack when they need a break. Sponsor a lounge in the Exhibit Hall featuring comfortable furniture and tables.

Sponsors will receive:

  • Opportunity to display literature and/or television to promote services (additional cost for TV/DVD).
  • Signage in lounge area
  • Bronze level benefits

 

Items

Stylus Pens - $2,000

Two-in-one! Make sure AAS attendees have a pen for taking notes which also features a soft stylus orb, great for use with an iPad, tablets, and other tech devices. The sponsor's company name and logo will be imprinted

on 3,300 pens; one per each attendee and exhibitor. Sponsor supplies logo and the AAS arranges the production of the pens.

  • Bronze level benefits listed above.


Lanyards - $5,000

Get your logo into the hands and around the necks of all the attendees.  3,500 customized lanyards will showcase your company logo and name. These items are popular with educators who need them to hold their identification cards.

  • Bronze level sponsorship


Award Booklet - $1,000

Place your advertisement on the back cover of the booklet.

Bronze level benefits included.

 

Support Attendance

Graduate Student Stipend Program $500+

All graduate students on the program receive a small travel stipend to assist with attending the conference.  Help the AAS support the future leaders in Asian Studies by supporting the Graduate Student Stipend program.

Late Developing Countries Travel Grant Program: $1000+

The Late Developing Countries (LDC) travel grants are provided to scholars who are citizens of and work in the less economically advanced nations of Asia. This support is limited to those scholars who are active participants (discussant, chair or paper presenter) on regular panels, roundtables, or workshops that have been accepted to the formal program.   This AAS travel grant program helps to ensure scholars in late developing countries have an opportunity to participate at the Annual Conference.