Sponsorship Opportunity

The 10th SA Large Herds Conference is a major event which focuses on the multiple challenges facing the South African dairy industry in maintaining and improving this industry in a confusing regulatory environment, ensuring the maintenance of internationally acceptable health and hygiene standards in both the primary and secondary dairy industries and fostering the efficiency, expansion and profitability of our dairy sector in the international market place.

Out theme this year is Resilience – what makes a resilient dairy business going forward?

We would formally like to invite all dairy-related companies to participate in the conference as one of the official conference sponsors endorsing this event.

The SA Large Herds committee is confident that your participation would contribute greatly to the success of this important event in addition to providing you with a unique marketing opportunity, which would significantly enhance both your sales and your company’s profile in the market place.

Benefits to the sponsor:

The SALHC will allow you to . . .
Meet the most prominent dairy farmers and the leading dairy processors
Actively target new customers and educate them to the unique benefits to be gained by using your products and/or services
Inform through on-site exhibitions, demonstrations, presentations and direct interaction with your target client base at the exhibition for the duration of the conference
Communicate directly to your target audience, before, during and after the conference by proactively combining other elements in your marketing mix
Be visibly associated with this prestigious event

Why conference sponsorship?

Conference sponsorship integrates

  • PR – The prestige of being associated with the most important event in the 2017 calendar for the South African dairy industry. A unique advertising and marketing opportunity to interact directly with your target market. The opportunity to be associated with an event whose goal is to further the goals and international business objectives of our dairy sector.
  • Exhibition – Allows you the opportunity to actively market your products/services to your company’s target market by means of a direct interface with attending delegates, who have chosen to be there. So whether you are looking to:
    • Introduce new products . . .
    • Expand your marketing campaign . . .
    • Increase your profile in a new sector . . .
    • Improve your company’s sales and profits . . .
    • Maintain brand awareness and market share . . .
    • . . . the SA Large Herds Conference will help you to reach your target market
    • assist you to clearly align your company with the future growth and prosperity of South Africa’s Dairy Industry.

BRANDING PACKAGE FOR CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP

The SA Large Herds conference will give your company the opportunity to both inform and commercially access potential customers. It is the quality of the delegate and relevance of the topic that makes this conference ideal for quality niche marketing. There will be ample networking time during the conference.

  • Increased business potential
  • Enhanced company profile
  • Direct access to a targeted audience, made up of current and potential customers
  • The association with a high-level and information conference
  • Maintains your company reputation as being a leading expert in a particular field
  • Permanent reminder of services provided by a sponsor
  • Access to databases not commercially available
  • Extensive exposure to media and key speakers – we have attracted both local and international speakers of high repute, as well as representatives from the key industry publications.

For further information contact:

Julie McLachlan – MPO Events Manager
Cell: 083 740 2720
Tel: 012 843 5638
Email: julie@mpo.co.za
Fax: 086 433 2359

List of sponsorship options

VAT is NOT included

1. R250 000: PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP

You receive:

  • Company corporate logo on the official website
  • Banner in the pre-assembly area
  • Name on all correspondence from date of signing the contract
  • Name mentioned in any form of communication regarding conference
  • Our co-operation in stimulating media attention and organising press interviews with media representatives and other targeted individuals, should this be required
  • A complete conference delegate list on request
  • Five complimentary delegate tickets worth R28 500 (does not include accommodation)
  • Complimentary conference satchels and proceedings
  • Acknowledgement in the proceedings
  • Space for Trade Display – 6 x 2 m²
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation

 

2. R150 000: CONFERENCE BAGS (Organisers will source the bags)

You receive:

  • LOGO and NAME on ± 500 bags
  • Acknowledgement in the proceedings
  • Three complimentary tickets to the Conference (R17 100) (does not include accommodation)
  • Advertising brochures in delegates satchels
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

3. R90 000: GOLD SPONSORSHIP

You receive:

  • Three complimentary tickets worth R17 100 (does not include accommodation)
  • Advertising brochures in delegates satchels
  • Space for Trade Display – 3 x 2m²
  • Acknowledgement in the Proceedings
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

4. R60 000: MEET AND GREET BRAAI EVENING – OPENING OF EXHIBITION (2x opportunities)

You receive:

  • Two complimentary delegate tickets worth R11 400 (does not include accommodation)
  • Advertising brochures in delegates satchels
  • 10 minutes for an introduction
  • Acknowledgement in the workbook
  • LOGO displayed in the hall during the cocktail
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

5. R50 000: SILVER SPONSORSHIP

You receive:

  • One complimentary ticket to the conference worth R5 900 (does not include accommodation)
  • Advertising brochures in delegates satchels
  • Acknowledgement in the workbook
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

6. R45 000: PROCEEDINGS (this sponsorship has already been taken)

You receive:

  • LOGO and NAME on ± 500 proceedings
  • Full colour full page ad on back cover of proceedings
  • Advertising brochures or promotional item in delegates satchels
  • Acknowledgement in the proceedings
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

7. R30 000: VIDEO OF A FARM (2x opportunities)

You receive:

  • One complimentary ticket worth R5 900 (does not include accommodation)
  • Advertising brochures or promotional item in delegates’ satchels
  • 1- minute for an introduction preceding the showing of the video
  • Acknowledgement in the workbook
  • LOGO displayed in the hall during the showing of the video and subsequent discussion
  • LOGO displayed in the conference hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

8. R35 000: BRONZE SPONSORSHIP

You receive:

  • One complimentary ticket worth R5 900 (does not include accommodation)
  • Advertising brochures in the delegates satchels
  • Acknowledgement in the proceedings
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

9. R30 000: SPONSORING THE HAPPY HOUR (this sponsorship has already been taken)

You receive:

  • A 10-minute address during the ‘happy hour’ you are sponsoring
  • One complimentary ticket worth R5 900 (does not include accommodation)
  • Advertising brochures in delegates satchels
  • Acknowledgement in the workbook
  • LOGO displayed throughout the evening

 

10. R28 000: SPONSORING A SESSION

You receive:

  • A 5-minute address preceding the session you are sponsoring
  • One complimentary ticket worth R5 900 (does not include accommodation)
  • Acknowledgement in the workbook
  • LOGO displayed throughout session

 

11. R25 000: MINOR SPONSORSHIP

You receive:

  • Advertising brochures in delegates satchels
  • Acknowledgement in the workbook
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

12. R20 000: CONFERENCE WORKBOOKS

You receive:

  • LOGO and NAME on ± 500 workbooks
  • Advertising brochures in delegates satchels
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation (NO free-standing banners)

 

13. SPEAKER SPONSORSHIP

You cover ALL costs (including registration fee, possible speaker’s fee, travel, accommodation and out-of-pocket expenses) for the speaker for the duration of the conference.

You receive:

  • ONE complimentary ticket worth R5 900 (does not include accommodation)
  • Advertising brochures in delegates’ satchels
  • Acknowledgement in the proceedings
  • LOGO displayed in the Conference Hall as part of the PowerPoint sponsorship presentation
  • Free-standing banners beside the podium during the speaker’s presentation