CIC Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors from the previous Expo have the first right of refusal for sponsoring an event. For additional information, contact Caitlin Peirick at cpeirick@wischeesemakers.org or 608-286-1001.

Two ways to sign up:

  1. Sign up online.
  2. To download a signup form (pdf) click here

Diamond Sponsorship ($20,000)

We are pleased to announce the following sponsor has assumed the Diamond Sponsorship:

Chr. Hansen Championship Auction Reception – Exclusive

Diamond Sponsorship Benefits

  • Event name incorporates the name of sponsor
  • Opportunity to offer ‘Welcome Greeting’ at the podium
  • Opportunity to show PowerPoint or video at the event
  • Complimentary pull-up banner (1m x 2m) in registration area
  • Two free full page ads in CIC Official Program
  • Sponsor color logo on event website, in the Official Program and in pre and post-Conference printed materials
  • Sponsor logo in sponsor section of mobile app
  • Full color logo on signage at event
  • Sponsor tabletop plaquard for your booth
  • Sponsor may provide promotional items at sponsored event
  • Sponsor identified as official sponsor of the 2019 CIC with rights to use the CIC logo in all program related material

Silver Sponsorship ($6,000)

We are pleased to announce the following Silver Exclusive Sponsorships:

  • Hydrite Chemical – Lanyards – Exclusive
  • Ivarson/ALPMA – Cheese Samples on Exhibit Floor – Exclusive
  • R. Mueller Service & Equipment Company – Championship Cheese Cooler Display – Exclusive

The events listed below are available for Sponsorship:

Partner Sponsor for US Championship
Cheese Contest (8 available)
Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest (6 available)
Wednesday Lunch (6 available)
Thursday Lunch (6 available)
Event Mobile App (Exclusive)
Ideas Showcase (Exclusive)

Silver Sponsorship Benefits

  • Sponsor color logo on event website, in the Official Program and in pre and post-Conference printed materials
  • One free half page ad in CIC Official Program
  • Sponsor logo in sponsor section of mobile app
  • Full color logo on signage at event
  • Sponsor tabletop plaquard for your booth
  • Sponsor identified as official sponsor of the 2019 CIC with rights to use the CIC logo in all program related material

Gold Sponsorship ($10,000)

The events listed below are available for Sponsorship:

Opening Keynote – Exclusive
Thursday Champions Reception – Exclusive
Thursday Afterglow Reception – Exclusive

Gold Sponsorship Benefits

  • Event name incorporates the name of sponsor
  • Opportunity to offer ‘Welcome Greeting’ at the podium
  • Opportunity to show PowerPoint or video at the event
  • Complimentary pull-up banner (1m x 2m) in registration area
  • One free full page ad in CIC Official Program
  • Sponsor color logo on event website, in the Official Program and in pre-and post-Conference printed materials
  • Sponsor logo in sponsor section of mobile app
  • Full color logo on signage at event
  • Sponsor tabletop placard for your booth
  • Sponsor may provide promotional items at sponsored event
  • Sponsor identified as official sponsor of the 2019 CIC with rights to use the CIC logo in all program related material

Bronze Sponsorship ($1,200)

The events listed below are available for Sponsorship:

Contributor to Cheese Industry Conference
Contributor to United States Championship Cheese Contest

Bronze Sponsorship Benefits

  • Sponsor color logo on event website, in the Official Program and in pre-and post-Conference printed materials
  • One quarter page ad in CIC Official Program
  • Sponsor logo in sponsor section of mobile app
  • Full color logo on signage at event
  • Sponsor tabletop plaquard for your booth
  • Sponsor identified as official sponsor of the 2019 CIC with rights to use the CIC logo in all program related material

SPONSOR BY DECEMBER 10

For best visibility!

CIC Program Advertising

The 2019 CIC Official Program will be a spiral-bound, letter-sized (8.5 x 11 inches), full color booklet. This format allows for full page
as well as half and quarter page ads. Don’t miss your opportunity to advertise!

Cost/Specifications

Ads must be submitted as PDF Documents at 300 dpi (see diagrams below)

Interior Page Ad Space

Full page ad (with full bleed) – $1,200
Trim size: 8.5” x 11”
Bleed: .125” all around
Safe area: 7.5” x 10”

Full page ad (no bleed) – $1,200
Ad size: 7.25” x 10”

Half Page (horizontal) – $600
Ad size: 7.125” x 5”

Quarter Page (Vertical) – $350
Ad size: 3.45” x 5”

Ad Space Available

Back cover – $5,200 SOLD
Inside front cover – $2,700 SOLD
Inside back cover – $1,700 SOLD
Interior Full Page – $1,200
Interior Half Page – $600
Interior Quarter Page – $350

Upgrades for Complimentary Sponsor Ads

Upgrade Quarter Page to Half Page – $250
Upgrade Quarter Page to Full Page – $850
Upgrade Half Page to Full Page – $600

Due Date

Electronic files and payment requested by February 28, 2019
E-mail ad file to Caitlin Peirick at cpeirick@wischeesemakers.org

Sponsor by December 10 for best visibility! 

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