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Promoting Your Presence
Contributor Opportunities

Your exhibit participation at SC|05 brings you face-to-face with the industry’s top scientists, engineers, and managers in high performance computing, networking and related disciplines. Enhance your exhibit participation with the strategic use of contributor status and make November 15– 17 the most productive three days of the year.  Your investment in SC|05 yields a big pay-off.

Contributor Status Deliver Visibility and Impact
Increase your exposure! Take advantage of contributor programs to attract the attention of the industry’s most powerful players. Contributor status is a high-impact, high profile marketing technique that drives influential professionals to your exhibit. The right combination of advertising, contributor and pre- and post-show marketing opportunities helps you balance your presence and stand out from the competition.

Contributor status can:
  • Increase traffic to your exhibit
  • Build brand awareness for your company and products
  • Grab the attention of key attendees first

It’s a Fact
Companies that integrate exhibiting with pre-show and at-show marketing components increase their ability to attract their target audience. On average, companies that contribute to products or services reported a 104% increase in attracting visitors. (Center for Exhibition Industry Research)

Opening Reception Participating Contributor
Monday, November 14, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Exhibit Hall

By contributing a food station during the SC|05 Opening Reception, your company will show its support of the Conference. The Opening Reception is scheduled during a no-conflict time, and over 3,000 top industry professionals are expected to flock to the exhibit hall for this festive evening event. The gala opening shows the exhibits at their best. It is also one of the best places to mingle at SC, allowing contacts with exhibitors and other attendees alike.

The food station contributor status includes recognition on signs. Contributor opportunities are also recognized on the interactive SC|05 Conference web site with a direct link to your company’s web site.

Investment: Contributors provide $2,000 per food station. 10 contributor opportunities are available.

Conference Tote Bag Insert (limit : 4 Contributors)
Draw traffic to you booth by giving your company’s message out to over 2,000 technical program attendees with an insert in the Conference Tote Bag.

Investment: $5,000 (Note: production costs not included. Contributors are responsible for producing 3,000 inserts. Insert items must be approved by SC.)

Conference Pens Contributor Opportunity (exclusive)
Give every conference attendee a pen with your company’s logo on it. The pens will be inserted into the Conference Bag available at Registration.

Investment: $2,000 (Note: Contributors are responsible for producing 3,000 pens.)

Convention Center Banners
Display your company logo on one or more of these highly effective, highly visible banners. Impact attendees when they arrive, register, walk to their sessions and leave for the day. Banners range in price between $5,000-$15,000 based on banner size and location. Installation and dismantling labor are included in each package price. Sponsor is responsible for production of banner.

Free Standing Sign (limit: 10)
These signs are 1-meter high, free standing, double-sided panels and will be placed in a high-visibility location in the convention center. This is a perfect opportunity to showcase your company logo and message for all to see.

Investment: $2,000 (Note: includes production costs. Sponsor must supply suitable graphic file.)

If you are interested in being a SC|05 Contributor, click here to download the Contributor Reservation Form, or please contact:

Sandra Foster
Hall-Erickson, Inc.
Fax: 630-434-1216