MISTA 2015 Sponsorship Opportunities

This is the 7th conference in the series. Details of previous conferences are available via the left hand menu. The conference attracts world leading researchers from around the world. Previous conferences have attracted about 120 delegates and we would expect to attract similar numbers for the 2015 conference.

If you are interested in any of the packages below please contact Barry McCollum ( b.mccollum@qub.ac.uk) or Graham Kendall (graham.kendall@nottingham.edu.my). We would also be delighted to talk to you about any other possibilities.

Platinum Sponsor

We will only have one platinum sponsor. This will be the primary sponsor for the conference and your company name/logo will be prominantly displayed on the main stage and pop up banners will displayed in the breakout rooms and in the coffee areas. Your company will be featured on the web site, in the conference proceedings and in our twitter feed. You will also be invited to address the delegates at one of the plenary sessions. We will hold a VIP dinner, to which your delegation will be the guests of honour. £15,000.

Registrations: 3 registrations to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Gold Sponsor

You will be a primary sponsor for the conference and your company name/logo will be displayed on the main stage, in the breakout rooms and in the coffee areas. Your company will be featured on the web site and in the conference proceedings. We will hold a VIP dinner, to which your delegation will be invited. £10,000.

Registrations: 2 registrations to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Silver Sponsor

You will be a sponsor for the conference and your company name/logo will be displayed in the breakout rooms and in the coffee areas. Your company will be listed on the web site and in the conference proceedings. We will hold a VIP dinner, to which your delegation will be invited. £5,000.

Registrations: 1 registration to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Student Sponsor

You will sponsor a student to attend the conference (registration only). You will be involved in the selection process and will also be at the awards ceremony to present the scholarship. The schoralr can be branded to acknowledge your contribution. You will feature on the web site, as well as in the conference proceedings.£1,000.

Registrations: 1 registration to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Conference Folder

Each delegate will be provided with a conference (portfolio) A4 folder. This will be a high quality folder that we expect will be used by the delegates, post conference. We plan to order 250 folders which will cover all the delegates, with a few extra to hand out after the conference. The conference will have the MISTA details printed on it. In you would like your company logo to appear on the folder the cost will be £2,500.

Registrations: 1 registration to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Notepads

Each conference folder will contain a notepad. We will print the MISTA details on each page of the notepad. If you would like to have your company details also included, the cost will be £750.

Registrations: None

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Pens

Each delegate will be provided with a conference pen. We will print the MISTA details on the pen. If you would like to have your company details also included on the pen the cost will be £350.

Registrations: None

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Display Stand

There are opportunities available for a display area at the conference, which will be in the social area of the main conference, which will be used for tea/coffee - and just outside the room where the plenary talks will be held. The display area can be manned with up to two company representatives (who can attend all other aspects of the conference). Additional representatives will be charged accordingly to cover overheads. The cost will be £2,500

Registrations: 2 registrations to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Conference Session

If you would like the opportunity to address the conference we can organise a session within the parallel sessions, or a plenary session (where you will address all the delegates), we would be happy to discuss the content/format of your presentation. The cost will be £500 for parallel session and £2,500 for a plenary session.

Registrations (Plenary): 1 registration to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Registrations (Parallel Session): None

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Conference Banquet

If you would like to sponsor the conference banquet, we can arrange for details of your company to be placed at every seat and provide you with the option to have display stands in the banqueting area. The cost will be £1,250 for joint sponsorship or £5,000 for an exclusive sponsorship.

Registrations (Exclusive): 2 registrations to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Registrations (Joint): 1 registration to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Conference Reception

If you would like to sponsor the conference reception, we can arrange for details of your company to be handed out and provide you with the option to have display stands in the reception area. The cost will be £1,000 for joint sponsorship or £3,000 for an exclusive sponsorship.

Registrations (Exclusive): 2 registrations to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Registrations (Joint): 1 registration to the conference (including all sessions, banquet and reception)

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Delegate Pack Inserts

1 x insert (up to A4), in every delegate pack (we expect about 120 packs to be prepared), as well as the insert being available on the web site - £200 per sheet.

Registrations: None

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Other Gifts

If we are able to obtain sponsorship, we aim to provide each delegate with a a gift (post-it pads, USB discs, laser pointers etc.). We would be happy to discuss these sponsorship options with interested companies.

Registrations: None

Web Site Presence: Listed as a sponsor of the MISTA conference, with a link through to your own web site

Web Site Presence

All of the above packages will also be supported by listing your company of the MISTA web site as one of our sponsors. If you just wiish to be listed on the web site, the cost will be £350

Registrations: None