Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in supporting the 35th Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference!

This biennial conference is attended by more than 300 Master Gardener volunteers and program coordinators seeking gardening information and networking opportunities. This important educational program 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 Conference Coordinator, Kristin Zupancic at kzupancic@ufl.edu.

Sponsorship Levels

The 35th Florida Master Gardener Conference provides an excellent opportunity for your organization to become an active partner in hosting this event as a sponsor and exhibitor.

By becoming an active sponsor, your organization will benefit by:

  • Strengthening its prominence as a leader in the gardening community
  • Increasing brand recognition and exposure
  • Enhancing product knowledge
  • Expanding outreach opportunities
  • Networking with potential contacts throughout Florida

Don't miss this opportunity to interact with a key group of highly trained gardeners so vital to your industry!

Sponsor Levels & Benefits Gold
Complimentary registration(s) – includes full conference participation 4 3 2 1
One six-foot tabletop display space at conference
Acknowledgment on conference website with link to your organization’s homepage
Acknowledgment on conference electronic publicity announcements
Acknowledgment in conference program
Acknowledgment on conference signage
Recognition through PowerPoint slides during meeting breaks
Attending representative's nametag labeled as "sponsor"
Attendee tote bag insert
Logo featured on home page of conference website
Brief speaking opportunity at conference – if sponsorship is received by September 6, 2017 Up to 15 minutes Up to 10 minutes
Organization logo on participant coffee mug

Not seeing the perfect package? If you are interested in contributing to the conference in a way not listed in our sponsorship options, please contact Kristin Zupancic at kzupancic@ufl.edu. We would be happy to create a custom sponsorship option to best fit your organization.

  • ALL sponsor representatives are required to register for the conference.
  • Sponsorships received by September 6, 2017 will be recognized during the conference and in conference publications. Sponsorships received afterwards may not meet printing deadlines. Contact Kristin Zupancic immediately if sponsorship commitment is after September 6th.
  • Gold and Silver Sponsors will be contacted by program organizers to confirm presentation topics and timing.

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.


OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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