Sponsorship

For 83 years, the Cornell Nutrition Conference has provided industry leading research and information across the spectrum of animal nutrition to feed industry professionals and nutritional consultants.  This year’s event will feature both in-person and virtual attendance options, allowing us to expand our reach around the world.

Sponsors are an integral part of this event, enabling us to provide high quality educational programming from industry-leading scientists.

Sponsorship Opportunities

This year’s event offers specialty sponsorships and tiered contribution levels with expanded recognition through the conference website, event app, and during the event to both in-person and virtual audiences.  Choose the sponsorship level that best fits your company’s need and increase brand exposure to all attendees. In addition to the benefits outlined below, all sponsors will be recognized during the event on signage and in a PowerPoint presentation.

Pre- and post-conference and breakfast sponsorships are also available for upcoming conferences.

 

App Game Sponsor - $2,000+

The interactive in-app game sets up attendees for discovery through completion of a variety of tasks that encourage overall app usage, sponsor profile visits and networking.  This sponsorship fee does not include the purchase of 3 prizes valued at $250 or more.

Exclusive - 1 available

  • Logo and URL link on website
  • Full-page ad in proceedings and electronic sponsor directory
  • 20-second commercial in session recordings
  • 5 discount codes for 25% off registration options
  • Post-event attendee email list for those that opt-in
  • Sponsor recognition during app game promotion
  • Conference app profile - Enhanced with embedded video and VIP access
  • Featured sponsor on main app screen
  • App banner ad included

Coffee Break Sponsor - $2,000

In addition to above fee, sponsor may supply branded napkins and cup wraps for sponsored break.

3 available

  • Logo and URL link on website
  • Full-page ad in proceedings and electronic sponsor directory
  • 3 discount codes for 25% off registration options
  • Recognition on signage during sponsored break
  • Conference app profile - Enhanced with embedded video and VIP access
  • Featured sponsor on main app screen
  • 1 app push notification related to break

App banner ad – available as add-on

Platinum Level - $3,000

  • Logo and URL link on website
  • 20-second commercial with session recordings
  • Full page in proceedings and sponsor directory
  • 5 discount codes for 25% off registration options
  • Post-event attendee email list (for those that opt in)
  • Conference app profile - Enhanced with embedded video and VIP admin access
  • Featured sponsor on main app screen
  • App banner ad included

Gold - $1,500

5 available

  • Logo and URL link on website
  • Half-page ad in printed proceedings and electronic sponsor directory
  • 3 discount codes for 25% off registration options
  • Enhanced company profile on conference app plus embedded video and VIP access

App banner ad - available as add-on

Silver - $1,000

  • Logo and URL link on website
  • Quarter-page ad in printed proceedings and electronic sponsor directory
  • 1 discount code for 25% off registration options
  • Enhanced company profile on conference app

App banner ad - available as add-on

Bronze - $500

  • Name and URL link on website
  • 1 discount code for 25% off registration options
  • Logo on conference app

App banner ad - available as add-on

Mobile App Banner Add-On - $500

Enhance your sponsorship with expanded reach in the conference app.

The conference mobile app offers a convenient way to access exclusive conference content either on their mobile device or through their web browser. Regardless of location, all attendees can use the app to view presentation details and materials, browse sponsor profiles, products, and services, and connect with other attendees.

With the Mobile App Banner Add-On, you can highlight your company or product with an app banner ad. Displayed at the top of the screen in the app, users can tap the ad to view your sponsor detail page or a specified URL to get more information on your products & services. Drive more traffic to your company website and boost your visibility and sales. Limited to just 6 ads, each displaying for 6 seconds.

Want a demo of the app and how you will be recognized as a sponsor?  Contact Heather Darrow at hh96 [at] cornell.edu.

Sponsorship Recognition Details

Conference Webpage

All sponsors will be recognized according to level on conference webpage. Sponsorship levels of $1,000 or more include logo. Company name or logo image will be linked to company URL.

Company URL and high-resolution logo (300 DPI or higher .jpg, .png or .eps format) should be provided during online sponsorship registration process.

Conference App

All contribution levels include a sponsor listing in the mobile app.

Basic Profile includes company name and logo icon.

Enhanced Profile includes company description, contact information, website URL, social media links.

Gold level or higher also includes embedded video in profile and VIP admin access to manage profile.

Total contributions of $2,000 or more include logo as featured sponsor on main app screen.

During the Event

All sponsors will be recognized by level in the printed conference proceedings and on signage and in a PowerPoint presentation during the live event. 

Sponsorship Asset Technical Information

App banner ads may be added on to any sponsorship levels (where not already included). Please review the formatting guidelines below.

Due date: August 15

Format: PNG in 2 sizes - 640 x 150 pixels AND 552 x 150 pixels

  • Files should be PNGs but avoid transparent backgrounds. They will appear black in the app. Keeping to the dimensions above will enhance the image quality across different devices, ensuring no graphic looks pixelated, squashed, or stretched out.
  • As you design your graphic, keep in mind that this will be viewed on a smartphone so very detailed or complex graphics may be difficult to read.
  • Please send a URL that you would like to direct attendees to upon clicking.  You may choose to link to your sponsor listing page within the app instead of a URL if you prefer.

Pre-Conference, Breakfast, Platinum and App Game sponsorships include a 20-second commercial that will be included with individual session recordings.   These recordings are shared through the conference app and accessible to all registered attendees (both in-person and virtual)

Due date: October 12, 2021

Format: MP4 preferred

 

Sponsor ads will be included an electronic directory document that will be shared with all conference registrants by email and through the conference app. Ads will also be printed in black and white in the conference proceedings available at the in-person event.

Due date: September 15, 2021

Format: High quality PDF without bleed or crop sized according to level:

  • Platinum and Specialty Sponsors: 6.5."W x 9"H
  • Gold: 6.5" W x 4.42" H or 3.17" W x 9" H
  • Silver: 3.17" W x 4.42" H

 

Each sponsorship level includes at least one discounted registration.  Upon confirmation of payment, a unique discount code will be sent that can be used during conference registration.

 

Where included with your sponsorship, we will share a list of attendee names and email addresses after the event. These participants have given permission to receive communication related to your business and services only.  This contact information is for internal use only and may not be sold and used beyond the purpose of stated above.  In order to remain in accordance with the FTC’s CAN-SPAM Act guidelines and to not violate the privacy rights of our attendees, we respectfully request that sponsors who have access to the attendee email list also adhere to said guidelines by offering recipients an “opt-out” option and by using the email list judiciously.

Frequently Asked Questions

Professionals in the agriservice industry working directly and indirectly with producers, including nutritionists, feed dealers, and sales and technical support representatives, represent 75% of the audience. The conference is also attended by dairy producers, veterinarians, extension educators, government employees, university professionals and students. We anticipate expanding our reach worldwide in the new hybrid format.

Each sponsorship level includes at least one discounted registration.  Upon confirmation of payment, a unique discount code will be sent that can be used during conference registration. Anyone from your company wishing to attend the conference should register online. Registration will open by late July.

Sponsorships received by September 10 will be recognized in the conference proceedings.  Sponsorship received before October 10 will be recognized on the conference website and app, but not be included in signage or proceedings due to printing deadlines.

For More Information

Heather Darrow
Conference Coordinator
272 Morrison Hall | Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-4478
Email: hh96 [at] cornell.edu