Sponsor FAQs

Have a question about sponsorship opportunities? We can help! Below we have answered some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about sponsoring at the 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section.

We're interested in sponsoring at the conference, how do we find more information?

For general information about sponsoring, please visit Become a Sponsor. For information regarding available sponsorships, please visit Sponsorship Opportunities. For a list of benefits of sponsoring, please visit Sponsor Benefits.

What do conference sponsorships include?

Each sponsorship package offers a different level of exposure, visibility, space and presence. For our full menu of available sponsorship opportunities, please visit Sponsorship Opportunities.

How much are sponsorships?

Depending on your organization's marketing goals, Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,500 to $100,000. Exhibiting Options are also available. For more information on sponsorship pricing and availability, please visit Sponsorship Opportunities. For more information on Exhibit Sales, please visit Exhibit Sales.

What is the process for acquiring a sponsorship?

With a budget in mind, please contact SME Sponsorships at sponsorships@smenet.org or 303.948.4200 to discuss your sponsorship goals.

Is there a deadline for sponsoring?

The deadline for sponsoring at the conference is January 6, 2018.

Where does our organization's sponsorship contribution go?

All sponsorship revenue supports the production and operations of the 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section.

The SME Annual Conference & Expo is widely recognized as the most distinguished forum for the publication and dissemination of multidisciplinary mining research. In addition to the leading-edge technical program, the conference's expansive exhibit hall floor provides close-up views of the latest in mining technology and innovations, allowing our attendees to have hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration with leading industry vendors.