Sponsoring Opportunities

The International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), http://ifors.org/web/, is an umbrella organization comprising the national Operations Research societies of over forty five countries from four geographical regions: Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, South America. Membership is over 30,000 persons. IFORS’ mission is to promote Operations Research as an academic discipline and a profession. The 20th edition of the IFORS Triennial Conference will take place in Barcelona, July 13th-18th at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona - CCIB. The CCIB was created in 2004 and it is one of the biggest convention centers in Europe. The size and visibility of the IFORS 2014 Conference in Barcelona and the characteristics of the CCIB make the IFORS 2014 Conference a unique sponsoring opportunity for increasing your long-term exposure. Expected attendance is over 1,500.

LEADERSHIP DONORS

€ 10,000 and Above

These premier donors provide leadership support and are considered partners in the success of the Conference. They are accorded por They will have high-level recognition and visibility on a continuing basis, including:

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DONORS: GENERAL SUPPORT

Contribution levels below €10.000. Sponsorship can be especially successful for new companies to the optimization market or those with new or improved products to introduce.
Sponsors receive the following recognition, in addition to any specific visibility that may be associated with their event:

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SPECIFIC SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

WELCOME RECEPTION AND AWARDS CEREMONY

€15,000 - Co-Sponsoring starting at € 5,000

Sunday, Jul. 13, 6:00-8:00 pm
The Welcome Reception will be held on the first evening of the meeting in the the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya - MNAC Museum located on the Montjuïc hillside. A high-level audience of Operations Research professionals will attend. Musical entertainment will be provided.
Recognition: General sponsor benefits listed above, plus prominent signage at the ceremony, including your organization logo at the entrance and in the room. Verbal acknowledgement during the ceremony.

AUDIO VISUAL TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT

€15,000, Co-Sponsoring starting at € 5,000

Support this vital educational component of the Conference. LCD projectors in all technical sessions enhance presentations on the latest developments in the field of operations research and related disciplines.

Recognition: Leadership sponsor benefits listed above; prominent signage at the lecture rooms.

INDUSTRY MINISYMPOSIA

€10,000

Organize an informative session about your research, products, and/or services as part of the Conference Program. Get in direct contact with the international specialists and/or clients in your domain. The Tecnical Secretariat will send one invitation email (Html or text) no attachments allowed, to all participants, around one month prior to the event.
Recognition: Leadership sponsor benefits listed above; prominent signage in the program and in the lecture room.

SPONSORED SESSION

€2,500

Organize an sponsored session about your research, products, and/or services as part of the Conference Program. Get in direct contact with the international specialists and /or clients in your domain. The Technical Secretariat will send one invitation email (Html or text) no attachments allowed, to all participants, around one month prior to the event.

Recognition: Donors sponsor benefits listed above; prominent signage in the program and in the lecture room.

BADGE HOLDERS

€ 10,000, Co-Sponsoring starting at € 5,000

Every one of our 1,500 attendees will display your company logo on the canvas badge holder they wear all during the meeting. A perfect way to gain visibility for your company and also display your support of the Conference.
Recognition: General sponsor benefits listed above, prominent signage at the registration area.

NOTEPADS AND PENS

€ 5,000

Every one of the 1,500 attendees will receive notebooks and pens that display your company logo.
Recognition: General sponsor benefits listed above; prominent signage at the registration area.

CONFERENCE BAG

€ 10,000, Co-Sponsoring starting at €5000

Put your logo on the bag that every attendee receives, carries around during the meeting and takes home. It’s long-term visibility for your company and your affiliation with Operations Research professionals.
Recognition: General sponsor benefits listed above, prominent signage at the registration area.

LEAFLETS INCLUDED IN THE CONFERENCE BAG

€ 1,000 (2000 units expecte: 0,5€ /unit), multiple sponsors invited

Include your promotional material into the bag that every attendee receives.
Recognition: General sponsor benefits listed above, prominent signage at the registration area.

SUPPORT FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM DEVELOPING AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COUNTRIES

Starting at € 2000, Multiple Sponsors Invited

Help to support participants from developing countries who otherwise would not be able to attend and improve your world-wide visibility.
Recognition: General sponsor benefits listed above, prominent listing in the printed program.

REFRESHMENT BREAKS

€ 1,000/session - Multiple Sponsors Invited

Be there and be recognized when attendees flock to the refreshment buffets for coffee.
Recognition: General sponsor benefits listed above, plus logo/signage at the sponsored break.

ADVERTISING IN THE FINAL PROGRAMME

The final Programme will be provided to all participants and it will be available prior to the Congress on the event website. Benefits include:
Acknowledgment as a Congress sponsor on the Congress website
Full color advertisement page withing the final Programme (Artwork to be supplied by sponsor)
 
Rates:
Outside back cover: € 2,500       Inside back cover: € 2,000
Inside front cover: € 2,000         Inside page: € 1,000
 
Note:  VAT Not included in all rates
*10% discount in Industry Minisymposia & Sponsored sessions if a space at the exhibition is also confirmed

The Organizing Committee is  open to consider any other collaboration proposals. Please contact the Technical Secretariat for any further suggestions.
 
 
TECHNICAL SECRETARIAT

Exhibition and Sponsorship, Registration and hotel accommodation  

GRUPO PACÍFICO
Marià Cubí, 4 - 08006 Barcelona, Spain
E-mail: ifors2014@pacifico-meetings.com
Tel. (34) 932 388 777. / Fax. (34) 932 387 488