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Information for Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Advertisers
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Information for Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Advertisers 

Exhibits, sponsorships, and advertising are available to industry-compatible organizations and individuals.  A SMA partner is prominently recognized at the Annual Conference, in the Conference Program, on the SMA website, and in other SMA media and communications.  Firms that would benefit from interaction with several hundred marketing faculty and professionals at the annual four-day SMA Conference are invited to become SMA Partners. 



Exhibitors' tables are located in high traffic areas and include appropriate table covers.  Any other cost such as shipping and storage, Internet connectivity are the responsibility of the exhibitor. 

Bronze: Exhibitor Table with Free 1/4 Page Ad = $575

Click here to purchase an Exhibitor Table with Free 1/4 Page Ad.


Upgrade to Gold: Exhibitor Table with Free 1/2 Page Ad = $675

Click here to purchase an Exhibitor Table with Free 1/2 Page Ad.


Upgrade to Platinum: Exhibitor Table with a Free Full-Page Ad = $725

Click here to upgrade to an one Exhibitor Table with a Free Full-Page Ad.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Research & Teaching Award Sponsorship

SMA has a limited number of partnership opportunities available for sponsors of academic awards or honors presented at the annual SMA Conference. There are also opportunities for Conference special event sponsorships. Several named-sponsorships are now offered (e.g., Joe Professor Best Advertising Track Award).  Please contact the SMA Executive Director for sponsorship opportunities.

Best Paper in Track = $500

Please contact SMA Executive Director, Rebecca VanMeter, at to sponsor a Best Paper in Track Award.


Distinguished Teaching Competition = $1,500

Click here to sponsor the Distinguished Teaching Competition.


Doctoral Consortium = $3,000

Click here to sponsor the Doctoral Consortium.


Dissertation Proposal Competition = $1,500

Click here to sponsor the Dissertation Proposal Competition.


Best Doctoral Student Paper Award = $1,000

Click here to sponsor the Best Doctoral Student Paper Award.


Event Sponsorship

The SMA welcomes sponsors for coffee breaks or afternoon breaks at the annual conference. There are two event sponsorship opportunities: anonymous sponsorship and identified sponsorship.

Anonymous Sponsors will sponsor events without their identity being disclosed and without recognition. 

Identified sponsorship comes with signage recognizing the sponsor at the break (e.g., break sponsored by Joe Professor at College of Business at Sponsor University) and the sponsor's name will be announced at Awards Luncheon.

Anonymous Sponsorship = $550

 Click here to sponsor as an Anonymous Sponsor.


Identified Sponsorship = $750

Click here to sponsor as an Identified Sponsor.


Advertising in the Conference Program is available to both industry-compatible organizations and individuals.  Advertisers must deliver artwork in pdf format to the SMA Executive Director, no later than September 1st

One-Page Ad in Conference Program = $1,000

Click here to purchase a One-Page Ad in the conference program.


Conference Program Ad Specs (pdf)

To discuss these opportunities, please contact:

Rebecca VanMeter
SMA Executive Director

Last Updated on 06/15/2018

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