21st International Pepper Conference

November 4-6, 2012
Waldorf Astoria  |  Naples, Florida


Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Sponsor
the  21st International Pepper Conference

  1. Participation as a sponsor will provide you with international exposure to roughly 300-500 researchers and leaders in the pepper industry from North and South America as well as major production areas of Europe, Africa and Asia.

  2. Pepper research is vital to increasing the economic yield and productivity of the pepper industry. This conference offers your company a chance to interact one-on-one with the very individuals charged with the task of improving quality, yield, production and return on investment.

  3. Take advantage of this valuable opportunity to network with top scientists and growers from approximately 30 countries around the world to communicate industry research needs and priorities, and to discuss areas where you would like to see improvement or changes in the industry.

  4. The conference will also provide you with potential contacts and linkages with capsicum producers and suppliers from around the world on which the vitality of your industry depends.

  5. Participation as an attendee and sponsor will help you promote your company as a leader in the capsicum industry and increase its visibility on an international level.

  6. The conference provides growers, industry representatives, processors, brokers, and others with an interest in the pepper industry a place to meet specialists involved in various aspects of the industry and the opportunity to forge new business relationships.

  7. The conference will highlight the latest scientific findings on all aspects of pepper breeding, production, post harvest handling and marketing in addition to the latest technology, products and services of interest to the pepper industry.

  8. Your attendance and sponsorship of the 21st International Pepper Conference will provide a valuable forum for the exchange of vital information with top experts about breeding, horticulture, processing, pathology, evaluation, physiology, genetics, production and marketing of capsicum.

  9. This conference will provide a targeted opportunity to promote your company’s products and services to a select group of key individuals and decision makers in the pepper industry.

  10. Your company has already earned a reputation for quality in the development of new and improved plant varieties around the world. Your participation as a sponsor further attests to your position as a leader in the industry, and providing products that meet your customers’ needs.

Sponsorship Benefits

Contributions of $5,000 or more
Contribution of $2,500 or more
Contribution of $1,000 or more
* TWO complimentary    conference registrations
* Tabletop display
* Brochure inserted into
   each registrant packet.

* ONE complimentary    conference registrations
* Tabletop display

* See benefits below:

All sponsorships of $1,000 or more will be recognized as a valued supporter:

  • on the sponsor recognition PowerPoint slides
  • during conference sessions
  • on the conference web site, with a link to your web site

Most importantly, by actively supporting this event, your organization will benefit by strengthening its prominence as a leader in pepper research, production and processing, increasing your organizationís outreach capabilities on an international level.

CLICK HERE to download the Sponsorship Form (PDF)

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Conference Deadlines

Abstracts Due:
Midnight EDT
Sunday, July. 15, 2012


Submitters Receive Notification on Status of Abstracts:
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012


All Speakers and Poster Presenters must Register to Confirm Participation:
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012


Early Registration Deadline: Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012


Hotel Reservation Deadline:
Friday, Sept. 14, 2012
Be sure to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible.



Photos of Syngenta pepper varieties: Bayonet, Red Victory and Sinai are copyrighted by a Syngenta Group Company and used with permission.

Photos of Sakata pepper variety: El Rey is copyrighted by Sakata Seed America and used with permission.

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