SOC23 Sponsorship Prospectus

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2023 Sponsorship Prospectus

MAY 31 - JUNE 2, 2023 STATEOFTHECOAST.ORG

NEW ORLEANS ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER


SOC2023 will consist of three days of presentations by leading experts in concurrent sessions, keynote talks, poster sessions and networking opportunities.

SOC2023

will be one of the largest

conferences of its kind, with 10 conference tracks providing an interdisciplinary forum to exchange timely and relevant information on the dynamic conditions of Louisiana’s coastal communities, environment and economy.

SOC2023 will be attended by more than 1,000 scientists, landowners, land managers, federal and state agency personnel, local officials, industry and business leaders, resource users, students and residents of coastal communities.

STATE OF THE COAST 2023


The need to share ideas and methods of coastal protection and restoration has never been greater for Louisiana. Coastal land loss is one of the most important challenges facing our state - affecting our economy and culture, the safety of our people and the very existence of our Sportsman’s Paradise.


Custom Sponsorships Sponsoring the 2023 State of the Coast conference showcases your vital services, products or company, and builds relationships with conference attendees who are invested in protecting and restoring Louisiana’s coast.

Conference Leader Sponsorships Conference App - $25,000 Be the inaugural sponsor of the SOC conference app! This app will be the go-to resource connecting participants to content, other attendees and all event information. Your logo will be prominently displayed on the conference app landing page through this exclusive sponsorship.

Technology - $25,000 The Technology sponsorship will deliver exposure throughout the conference. Benefits include the opportunity to customize the Wi-Fi password shared with all attendees and brand recognition at all attendee charging stations.

Lanyard - $25,000 This high-profile opportunity provides constant brand exposure throughout the conference. Upon check-in, every attendee will be provided with a lanyard emblazoned exclusively with your company’s name or logo. All Conference Leader Sponsorships include: (1 of each available) Six conference registrations Two prominent exhibit booth spaces Prominent logo on conference signage Logo in digital program Prominent hyperlink logo on conference website Promotional item placement in conference tote Company highlight in conference Eblast (2) Hyperlinked logo on post-conference website Company recognition on social media


Tote Bag - $15,000 During registration, each conference attendee will receive an eco-friendly tote bag imprinted with your logo to use throughout the event and long after, ensuring continued brand exposure. Four conference registrations One prominent exhibit booth Logo on one side of conference tote bag Logo on conference signage Logo in digital program Hyperlink logo on conference website Promotional item placement in conference tote Company highlight in conference Eblast Hyperlinked logo on post-conference website

Breakfast/Lunch Sponsorships Women’s Coastal Leadership Breakfast - $15,000 Women play prominent roles in various aspects of working to solve our land loss crisis. As the sponsor of this breakfast, you will help recognize the dedication, innovation and leadership of women in the field, while providing networking opportunities.

CRCL Stewardship Awards Luncheon - $15,000 Demonstrate your company’s commitment to the coast. Honor our coastal champions by sponsoring the 27th annual Coastal Stewardship Awards luncheon and plenary on Thursday, June 1. Breakfast/Lunch Sponsorships include: (1 of each available) Four conference registrations One prominent exhibit booth Podium and logo recognition on screen Logo on conference signage Logo in digital program Hyperlink logo on conference website Promotional item distribution during meals Company highlight in conference Eblast Hyperlinked logo on post-conference website


Continuing Legal Education - $12,500

Community Scholarship - $12,500

(3 available)

(3 available)

Your company will be formally recognized for

The community scholarship ensures the

sponsoring the conference’s Continuing Legal

conference is broadly accessible and inclusive

Education track. Attorneys along the coast look

for presenters, exhibitors, attendees and

forward to the high-level quality education and

nonprofit organizations throughout our coastal

networking opportunities provided by the

community. Your company will have the unique

conference.

opportunity to sponsor ten (10) conference

Three conference registrations One exhibit booth Acknowledgement during each CLE session Logo on conference signage Logo in digital program Logo on conference website Logo on targeted CLE emails Logo on post-conference website

attendees who may not otherwise be able to attend. Three conference registrations One exhibit booth Logo on scholarship flyer/application Logo on conference signage Logo in digital program Logo on conference website Logo on recipient notification Logo on post-conference website


Sow the Seeds for Future Coastal Leaders Student Scholarships - $10,000 Support future coastal restoration professionals by providing full conference scholarships to qualified students. Scholarship applicants, enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at an institution of higher education, including community colleges, must submit an abstract or poster to be a conference presenter and apply for scholarship.

Student Workers - $10,000 This is an opportunity for students to work alongside the conference organizers, converse with conference presenters and be a part of the largest conference dedicated to the restoration of coastal Louisiana. This sponsorship will provide conference registrations for students who dedicate at least six hours to working at the conference.

Student Awards - $10,000 (2 available) Your company will award cash prizes at the Closing Plenary & Reception to the 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-place winners of either Undergraduate or Graduate Student Oral Presentations and 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-place winners of Undergraduate or Graduate Student Poster Presentations (depending on sponsorship selection). Two conference registrations One exhibit booth Logo on scholarship flyer/application Logo on conference signage Logo in digital program Logo on conference website Logo on post-conference website


General Sponsorships DIAMOND $40,000

PLATINUM $25,000

GOLD $10,000

SILVER $5,000

BRONZE $2,500

Exhibitor $2,000 (Nonprofit $1,250)

Conference Registration

10

6

3

2

2

2

Exhibit Booth

3 prominent

2 prominent

1

1

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1

Opening Plenary Acknowledgement

podium/ video

logo

logo

logo

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Reception Acknowledgement

Verbal/ logo

verbal/ logo

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-

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Conference Signage

prominent logo

prominent logo

logo

listing

listing

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Digital Program/App

prominent logo

logo

logo

listing

listing

listing

Conference Website

hyperlink logo

hyperlink logo

logo

listing

listing

listing

Media Recognition

press release/ social media

social media

social media

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-

-

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Item in Tote Bag Registrant Eblast

banner ad or video

logo highlight - 2

logo

listing

listing

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Postconference Website

banner ad or video

hyperlink logo

logo

listing

listing

listing

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information Donna Betzer 504.655.7644 donna.betzer@crcl.org


CRCL was Louisiana’s first statewide nonprofit dedicated to confronting coastal land loss. Our mission is to unite people in action to achieve a thriving, sustainable Louisiana coast for all. We are proud to partner with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, The Water Institute of the Gulf and Sea Grant Louisiana to continue to present this conference centered on the protection and restoration of Louisiana’s coast.

(Photo: CRCL's sand fencing project in Rutherford Beach)