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Sponsorship and Advertising

Sponsorship Opportunities

With an array of unique promotional opportunities, SPE can help you design the perfect program to enhance your company’s experience at the 2014 SPE Unconventional Resources Conference—USA. You can expose attendees and businesses to your company and promote your presence within the industry. This program includes a variety of sponsorship venues and high-impact advertising opportunities.

All sponsorship benefits include:

  • Prominent on-site signage displayed at the conference recognizing the sponsorship
  • Recognition in the Conference Preview *
  • Recognition in the Conference Program **
  • Recognition on the PowerPoint sponsor page displayed between technical sessions
  • Recognition on the conference website, including a link to your company’s website
  • Recognition and website link on the sponsorship page of the Conference Proceedings

Additional benefits for:

Welcome Reception

  • One full page, 4-color ad in the conference program (created by sponsoring company, SPE to place ad) **
  • Sponsor may provide branded cocktail napkins to be used during sponsored event *

Conference Sponsor

  • One full page, 4-color ad in the conference program (created by sponsoring company, SPE to place ad)
  • Company logo printed on the Conference Preview cover *
  • Company logo printed on the Conference Program cover **
  • Four (4) complimentary, full conference registrations for company employees

Daily Coffee Break (6 available)

  • Sponsor may provide branded cocktail napkins to be used during sponsored break *

Conference WiFi

  • One full page, 4-color ad in the conference program (created by sponsoring company, SPE to place ad)**
  • Full  web page ad on landing page
  • Two (2) complimentary, full conference registrations for company employee

Keynote Luncheon

  • One full page, 4-color ad in the conference program (created by sponsoring company, SPE to place ad) **
  • Sponsor may provide branded cocktail napkins to be used during sponsored event *

Networking Luncheon

  • One full page, 4-color ad in the conference program (created by sponsoring company, SPE to place ad) **
  • Sponsor may provide branded cocktail napkins to be used during sponsored event *

Metal Sponsorships

Titanium Sponsors will receive:

  • Three (3) complimentary, full conference registrations for company employees
  • Full page, 4-color ad in the conference program **

Platinum Sponsors will receive:

  • Two (2) complimentary, full conference registrations for company employees
  • Full page,4-color ad in the conference program **

Gold Sponsors will receive:

  • One (1) complimentary, full conference registration for company employees

Go Charger

  • Recognition of your company while attendees charge their cell phones
  • Two (2) advertising components: an LCD screen capable of slide shows and video with sound, and an exterior company branded vinyl wrap
  • Commercial to be loaded onto video screen of each station, 3 minute maximum
  • Recognition in the Conference Preview and Conference Program, depending on the date of receipt of Sponsorship Contract
  • Recognition on the conference website, including a link to your company’s website
  • Recognition on the PowerPoint slides viewed between technical sessions
  • Your company logo on the sponsor page of the Proceedings

Proceedings

  • Recognition on the cover of the Conference Proceedings and complimentary ad position on the inside jacket cover of the Conference Proceedings ***

Exhibit Entrance Unit

  • One panel of entrance unit (approx 8’ x 3’ vertical).  Artwork provided by sponsor and subject to SPE approval. Due date for artwork is 22 January 2014.

Hanging Signs

  • Sponsor to provide artwork that meets the Freeman artwork guidelines for (6) individual hanging signs to be located on windows above external exit doors in the Town Center foyer

Banner

  • Sponsor to provide artwork that meets the Freeman artwork guidelines for (1) 4’x8’ banner located on wall next to escalators leading from exhibit floor to session rooms

Conference Pads & Pens

  • Company logo printed on pens and pads (provided by sponsor) for SPE to distribute in to the attendees in the conference session room(s)

Name Badge Lanyards (provided by sponsor, distributed by SPE)

  • Company logo and/or marketing message printed on lanyards and distributed by SPE at Registration. Lanyards are to be break-away and dual clip

Advertising Opportunities

  • Conference program
  • Web banner ads


Advertising/Sponsorship Deadlines

*In order for sponsorship to be promoted in the Conference Preview:

  • Advertising/Sponsorship Contracts must be received prior to 30 October 2013.

**In order for sponsorship to be promoted in the Conference Program:

  • Advertising/Sponsorship Contracts must be received prior to 3 February 2014.
  • Advertising materials must be received no later than 5 February 2014.

***In order for sponsorship to be promoted in the Conference Proceedings:

  • Advertising/Sponsorship Contract must be received prior to 7 February 2014.
  • Advertising materials must be received no later than 12 February 2014.

If a sponsor does not meet the published deadlines, SPE cannot guarantee promotion of sponsorship.

Sponsorship Policies

SPE has instituted the following policies for sponsorship opportunities with the 2014 SPE Americas Unconventional Resources Conference & Exhibition. The Sponsor agrees that these policies are considered binding and agrees to adhere to these policies in order to secure a sponsorship.

Guidelines

  • The lanyard sponsor is responsible for providing the required quantity of sponsored lanyards that are dual clip.
  • All copy must be submitted and approved by SPE prior to implementation.
  • All individual and exclusive sponsorships are subject to the right of renewal of the previous year’s sponsor. 
  • SPE will contact each previous year’s sponsor to advise the right of renewal and the deadline they must submit the sponsorship/advertising contract and deposit in order to renew their sponsorship.
  • Should the previous year’s sponsor not meet the deadline or should they elect not to renew their sponsorship, SPE will then consider this sponsorship available to all SPE exhibitors.
  • Advertising will not be accepted that is considered by SPE in any way to be inappropriate to SPE’s image.
  • Advertising will not be accepted if it includes politically controversial terms.
  • Advertising is accepted by SPE with the understanding that the advertiser is ultimately responsible and liable for full payment to SPE of any outstanding charges for advertising space.
  • In accepting advertising, SPE provides no guarantees that such advertising will result in revenues for the advertiser.
  • The final decision on advertising format and terminology rests with SPE and is provided in the advertising specifications.
  • It is the responsibility of the advertiser/sponsor to adhere to the advertising and logo specifications information.

Payment Policy

    • SPE requires that a fifty percent (50%) deposit on all sponsorships be submitted with the signed contract.
    • No sponsorship will be acknowledged or promoted, either in print or on the SPE official website, until the contract and required deposit has been submitted.
    • The remaining fifty percent (50%) of the sponsorship is due thirty (30) days prior to the event. If a participant has contracted a sponsorship within thirty (30) days of the event, full payment is required with submittal of contract.
    • Payment is accepted in US dollars only. SPE also accepts most credit cards, checks, money orders and wire transfers.
    • Should a sponsor or advertiser elect to cancel a confirmed sponsorship or advertisement, SPE is not entitled to refund the monies paid to SPE.
    • Full payment for all advertisements is due 30 days after receipt of tear sheets.

Questions?

Companies A-E

Joan Payne,
Manager, Americas Sales
+1.972.952.9356
jpayne@spe.org    

Companies F-Pd

Jason Plotkin,
Sales Representative
+1.713.457.6877 
jplotkin@spe.org

Companies Pe-Z

Kirk Colligan,
Sales Representative
+1.972.952.9516
kcolligan@spe.org

Canadian Companies

Mark Hoekstra
Canadian Sales Manager
Tel: +1.403.930.5471
mhoekstra@spe.org