Sponsor FAQs

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 2019 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference.

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.

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.

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.

With a budget in mind, please contact SME Sponsorships at sponsorships@smenet.org or +1 303.948.4224 to discuss your sponsorship goals.

You can secure a sponsorship up until the start of the show. However it is recommended to register for your sponsorship as soon as possible, to maximize the benefits of exposure pre-conference and on-site.

All sponsorship revenue supports the production and operations of the 2019 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference.


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.