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SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT & PROCEDURES CONTRACT
 

2018 U.S. SOY Global Trade Exchange

2018 Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Trade Show

Kansas City, Missouri – August 28 - August 30, 2018

 

Our Company (Association, Agency, etc.) has decided to sponsor the 2018 U.S. SOY Global Trade Exchange / Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Trade Show, to be held August 28 through August 30 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

Sponsorship Levels:

  

  • Platinum Sponsor – Platinum Sponsor will include 8 (eight) complimentary conference registrations and choice of a priority-located double or single exhibit booth, if desired. Sponsor will be announced and recognized by positioned signage for sponsoring a particular program session (and/or may choose to do speaker introductory remarks). Extensive visual presence and listing in conference promotional materials, including logo on banners, signage and A/V projections throughout the venue, plus listing on our www.grainconference.org website.  Additional company registrations at lowest member rate of $700.
     

  • Markets Information Sponsor – Markets Information sponsor will be host for continuous market information, including sponsor’s brand information, to be provided on large screen monitor in the Trade Show and in the central foyer area outside the main meeting room.  Plus receive Gold Sponsor package benefits as described below.  Additional company registrations at lowest member rate of $700.
     

  • Gold Sponsor – Gold Sponsors receive 4 (four) complimentary conference registrations and double-size exhibit booth, if desired. Strong visual presence in conference promotional materials,  including your logo on banners, signage, sponsor slide-projected images,  plus listing on our www.grainconference.org website.  Additional company registrations at lowest member rate of $700.
     

  • Silver Sponsor – Silver Sponsors receive 3 (three) complimentary conference registrations and a single-size exhibit booth, if desired.  Visual presence and listing in conference promotional materials, including your logo on banners, signage, sponsor slide-projected images, plus listing on our www.grainconference.org website.  Additional company registrations at lowest member rate of $700.
     

  • Bronze Sponsor – Bronze Sponsors receive 2 (two) complimentary conference registrations.  Single exhibit booth available at discount rate of $1,000 (in addition to sponsor fee).  Visual presence and listing in conference promotional materials, your logo on banners, signage, sponsor slide-projected images, plus listing on our www.grainconference.org website.  Additional company registrations at lowest member rate of $700.            
     

  • Wi-Fi Sponsor – Be recognized for bringing Wi-Fi to our 2018 conference at the Crown Center. Attendees using the Wi-Fi access code will arrive at a Sponsor Splash page.  Attendees will be able to access Sponsor’s website.  Name and logo to appear on Wi-Fi sign-in instruction posters at registration and other venue locations as well as in conference materials.  Plus receive Bronze level package benefits as described above.  Additional company registrations at lowest member rate of $700. 
     

  • Coffee Sponsor – $6,000 - Coffee…the essential fuel for meeting attendees!  Get visibility serving coffee to all of our guests at the Conference, including special visuals of your brand around the coffee serving area.  Plus you’ll receive Bronze level package benefits as described above.  Additional company registrations at lowest member rate of $700.
     

  • Or upgrade your sponsorship to…Gourmet Coffee Sponsor - $9,000 - Provide attendees espresso-style coffees, with your brand on the coffee sleeves.  In addition, your company can have a table placed next to the coffee cart for collateral/demos for additional attendee interaction while attendees are in line. Plus you’ll receive Bronze level package benefits as described above. Additional company registrations at lowest member rate of $700.

Please submit the following:

  • Sponsor Logos: 
    Please provide 2 Company logo versions – an EPS/PDF file (high resolution) as well as a jpg or a tif file

 

  • Sponsor Contract Form: (Page 1 + Page 2)
    Complete the above form with the Sponsorship Level selected and contact information noted

 

  • Exhibitor Contract Form (for Sponsors) if Exhibit booth is desired* (See below)
    Please complete an  Exhibitor Contract Form-If a trade show exhibit booth is desired with sponsorship.

             *some sponsorships require an additional $1,000 fee for an exhibit booth

By registering for the 2018 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange and Midwest Specialty Grains Conference, I grant my permission to the U.S. Soybean Export Council and Midwest Shippers Association to send relevant content such as news updates, articles and event information to my email address.

You will receive a code number and instructions to register your company attendees on our on-line registration system

EXHIBITOR AGREEMENT & PROCEDURES CONTRACT
-For Sponsor Exhibitors-

 

2018 U.S. SOY Global Trade Exchange

2018 Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Trade Show

Kansas City, Missouri – August 28 - August 30, 2018

 

This contract entitles your firm to participate as an exhibitor in the 2018 U.S. SOY Global Trade Exchange / 2018 Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Trade Show scheduled for August 28 through August 30, 2018 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Trade show days are August 29 and August 30.

Each Exhibitor Receives:  
 

  • 8’ by 10’ booth area (double booth 8’ x 20’)

  • 3’ high side dividers , 8’ high back wall

  • 8’ draped table & 2 chairs (double booth - 2 tables, up to 4 chairs)
     

Official Exhibitor Service Provider - Fern Exposition Services- You will be contacted via email regarding show information

 

Exhibitor Use of Space:
 

  • It is hereby agreed that the lessee be responsible for any damages caused by the lessee to the exhibit space
     

  • It is understood that no displays or direction signs shall be placed anywhere on the premises
     

  • It is understood that neither the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, nor the Midwest Shippers Association or U.S. Soybean Export Council are responsible for any injury, loss or damage in any way either prior, during or following the period covered by the exhibitor contract. The exhibitor, upon signing the contract, expressly releases the foregoing names from any and all claims for such loss, damages or injury.
     

  • It is further understood that no one other than the undersigned shall use the assigned booth space for any purpose
     

  • MSA/USSEC reserve the right to reject any request to participate as an exhibitor that does not conform to the event objectives. Decisions on participation are made at MSA’s sole discretion. MSA/USSEC do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or marital/family status.
     

  • Exhibit Space will be assigned based on availability. Space assignments are at the sole discretion of MSA who makes every effort to separate industry competitors within the trade show.
     

  • Cancellation by an exhibitor, following the signing of this contract and prior to August 1, 2018, will result in a 50% forfeiture of the exhibit charge. After August 1, 2018, an exhibitor forfeits 100% of the exhibit charge.

Please complete the information below and submit the contract to the Midwest Shippers’ Association to reserve your place in our Trade Show.

(on sign displayed over exhibit booth)

≈ Booth Numbers will be assigned by Midwest Shippers Association and provided to you closer to the event date

We diligently strive to keep competitor booths separated in the floor plan of the Trade Show
 

I have read this contract and approve of its content.
I agree to abide by the Exhibitor terms & guidelines above.

2019 Sponsors:

151 St. Andrews Ct. Suite 710 • Mankato, MN 56001 P:507-388-1635  ©Specialty Soya & Grains Alliance 2019

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