Sponsorship Opportunities

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Sponsoring IFTBC gives your organization valuable exposure to leading breeders and geneticists worldwide and to upcoming students, the next generation of scientists. Your participation can create lasting impact for the future of your organization, as modern genetic improvement programs evolve to produce exciting new cultivars for the forage and turfgrass industry.

Why Should You Sponsor IFTBC?

As a participating sponsor, you organization will have the opportunity to:

  • Showcase equipment and services in front of scientists, plant breeders, industry professionals, bioenergy crop managers, students, and geneticists
  • Increase brand awareness and generate leads for new customers and potential contracts
  • Enhance its visibility in the forage and turfgrass community and expand its outreach
  • Establish connections and form collaborations with other companies and scientific institutions

How to Become a Sponsor

Refer to the table below to confirm your preferred sponsorship level and associated benefits, and then scroll down this page and click on the Become a Sponsor button. This leads you to the online sponsorship commitment and payment form. Payment may be made immediately by credit card, or you can select either the pay by check or purchase order option. If you require an invoice, check the box at the top of the page to request one and an invoice will be sent as a PDF attached to your final sponsor confirmation. This confirmation will also contain specific instructions on how to provide your logo for recognition purposes. As soon as we receive your logo file, it will be added to the web site for immediate recognition.

Sponsor Levels

Benefits at Each Sponsorship Level Diamond
Complimentary registrations 4 3 2 1 0
Exclusive sponsorship of an evening reception (limited number available)
Option to display your forage and/or turfgrass equipment during the Field Tour Luncheon
Logo featured on Font Page of IFTBC web site
Logo featured on Font Cover of abstract book
6 ft. table in Poster & Sponsor Display Area 2
Listing in program as an exclusive sponsor of a session
A sign recognizing your organization displayed in foyer
Your logo featured on one side of the attendee tote
Recognition on signage at Charging Station
A brochure insertion in attendee packets
(printing & delivery costs covered by sponsor)
Opportunity to moderate a session, if you so choose
A special Facebook post announcing your participation
Access to Post-conference list of attendees
Your logo will appear in publicity emails sent to more than 5,000 forage and turf professionals around the world
Acknowledgment at the opening and closing session
Logo on the back cover of the abstract book
Logo included on conference sponsor signage
Recognition on the conference sponsor webpage
Logo featured on PowerPoints in meeting rooms

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