UF/IFAS Extension

New Dates!

October 27-30, 2020


Gold Sponsor

UPL Aquatics

Important Deadlines

Sponsor Logo
Submit your final sponsor logo by: September 22, 2020

Sponsor Inserts
Mail any inserts or swag by:
September 22, 2020

Pre-Short Course Session

New Dates!

October 27-30, 2020


Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in supporting the 2020 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course!

This annual Short Course is a tremendous educational program and it would not be possible without the financial support of organizations such as yours.

This webpage contains the necessary information to ensure your firm’s participation. Simply share this web link with the representatives attending the event to efficiently communicate sponsor information. If you have any questions, please contact Short Course Coordinator Kristin Zupancic.

Exclusive Offer!

Fee waived! Normally a $300 insertion fee, your company’s brochure and/or swag item will be included in every attendee’s registration packet for no charge!

Brochure or packet should be no larger than 8.5 x 11 inches and no more than ¼ inch thick. To ensure every participant receives your company’s brochure, mail 400 copies by September 22 to:

Dr. Lyn Gettys
Associate Professor of Agronomy
Aquatic and Wetland Plant Science
University of Florida IFAS FLREC
3205 College Ave., Davie, FL 33314

Sponsorship Levels

By becoming an active sponsor, your company will:
  • Strengthen its prominence as a leader in providing aquatic weed control services and/or aquatic or vegetation management herbicides
  • Increase brand recognition and exposure
  • Enhance product awareness
  • Showcase new products and services
  • Network with colleagues
Sponsorship Levels & Benefits Gold
Complimentary Short Course registration(s) 3 2 1 1
Opportunity to share promotional video with attendees – commit by September 22, 2020 Up to 25 minutes Up to 15 minutes
Logo featured on sidebar of Short Course Website
Logo featured in looping PowerPoint during breaks
Recognition on Short Course website with link to your company’s homepage
Recognition in electronic publicity announcements
Important Items to Note:
  • ALL sponsor representatives (including those receiving the complimentary registration benefit) are required to register.
  • Sponsorships received by September 22, 2020 will be recognized during the event. Contact Kristin Zupancic immediately if sponsorship commitment is after September 22.
  • Gold and Silver level sponsors will be contacted by program organizers to confirm presentation topics and scheduling. Sponsors received after September 22 may not meet program deadlines. Contact Kristin if sponsorship commitment is after September 22.
  • Sponsorship payments are payable to: University of Florida Leadership & Education Foundation, Inc. (UFLEF) [Federal ID: 59-3104978] and should be mailed to:

    UFLEF, Inc.
    PO Box 110750 (Physical 2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78)
    Gainesville, FL 32611

Sponsorship Commitment

To become a sponsor of the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course, click the "Commit as a Sponsor Now" button below to access the Sponsorship Commitment Form.

Please Note:

On the Sponsorship Commitment Form, you may choose from three payment options:

  1. Pay by credit card
  2. Indicate you will be mailing a check (have the check number handy if possible)
  3. Purchase Order / Request an Invoice*

*If an invoice is required for your organization to process the sponsorship payment, check the Request Invoice box on the financial section of the form and you will receive the invoice as a PDF attachment to your email confirmation.

Sponsorship payments are payable to: University of Florida Leadership & Education Foundation, Inc. (UFLEF) [Federal ID: 59-3104978] and should be mailed to:

PO Box 110750 (Physical 2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78)
Gainesville, FL 32611


Email Kristin Zupancic, Short Course Coordinator, at kzupancic@ufl.edu

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