Sponsors receive special recognition on our website and Conference 2018 materials. We'll also display signage with your name/company/logo that designates the event or activity sponsored.

 

Conference sponsorships for organizations include:
  • Keynote/Industry Expo Event - $3500 sponsors a sumptuous lunch on Saturday with our distinguished Keynote Speaker and an afternoon of fun and illuminating activities during our Industry Expo (Ask us about partial sponsorships for this event, too!)
  • Technical/Model Shop Tours (Full) - $1000 sponsors a full-day tour with two stops at Grand Rapids area model shops or industry-related attractions, including lunch
  • Technical/Model Shop Tours (Shared) - $500 sponsors half of a day-long tour to area model shops or industry-related attractions, including lunch
  • Meet & Greet Event (Option 1) - $1000 underwrites the popular Pizza Meet & Greet event
  • Conference Meal Events (includes all attendees):
    - Workshop Snack Break:
    An assortment of sweet or salty grab&go snacks $500
    - Morning Coffee Break:
    Coffee, juices, and pastries during workshop sessions $800 (2 available)
    - Sunday Workshop Lunch:
    Fresh-made salads/deli sandwiches, beverage, dessert $2000
  • Door Prize Donations - Give a sample of your product or donate cool items from your company that any model maker would love to have!

 

Conference sponsorships for individuals or small shops include:

  • Meet & Greet Event (Option 2) - We're seeking ten individuals to sponsor this fantastic event at $100 each. Who would say no to pizza? No one!
  • Model Maker Challenge Event - You've built structures and objet d'art from macaroni, raced belt sanders, and kit bashed using plastic model parts... what will this year's challenge be? Get in on the action with a sponsorship of this fun hands-on activity. Six individuals sponsoring at $50 each gets this project off the ground.
  • Scholarships for Students - Do you remember what it was like to be a fiscally-challenged young person? Why not pitch in on this "crowd-sourced" method to help students afford the cost of attending their first conference. Sponsor at $50 or $100 each to help bring an aspiring model maker to our Conference.
  • Game Lounge - Relax in between workshop sessions or after-hours in a casual lounge featuring games like Giant Jenga, Apples to Apples, bean bag toss, or even giant checkers/chess. Five sponsors at $50 each will make the game lounge a reality.
  • Become a "Model Citizen" - Contribute general-use funds to help offset Conference expenses. As a non-profit on a shoestring budget, we can do a lot with a little, but your contribution as a Friend of the APMM means we can do even more to make your Conference experience successful. Starts at $50, up to $250.
  • Door Prize Donations - If you've ever been to a Conference, you know the excitement and expectation that comes with the Door Prize drawing. Whether it is a gimme-cap, a prime piece of merchandise manufactured by your company, or a special tool that you've found useful or interesting, if you think a model maker would like it, bring it along!

 

 


For details, contact info@modelmakers.org

 

 

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