Corporate Sponsors

Purpose:  To solicit sponsorships in support of the 12th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium.

General. The Maritime Risk Symposium (www.MaritimeRiskSymposium) is an annual three-day conference in which government and maritime industry leaders, port representatives, researchers, and solution providers convene to examine current and emerging threats to maritime security and the maritime transportation system.

This year’s conference will be hosted by the University of Houston College of Technology, at the University of Houston’s Student Center-South, from November 2-4, 2021. 

Sponsorships. In an effort to increase college-level student attendance and to help fund Symposium activities not covered by registration fees, the Maritime Risk Symposium seeks to solicit ten (10) Gold-Level Sponsors who will each contribute $2,000 to this year’s event.

 

Gold-Level Sponsorship ($2,000 / FMV $624)

  • Recognition through creation and display of Maritime Risk Symposium corporate banner

  • Three (3) free passes to the 2021 Maritime Risk Symposium

  • Three (3) 2021 Maritime Risk Symposium coins

  • Recognition by corporate logo displayed on the Symposium web site (www.MaritimeRiskSymposium.org);

  • Recognition of their sponsorship and display of corporate logo on Symposium social media pages (Facebook and LinkedIn);

  • Recognition by corporate logo displayed in presentation slides (introductions);

  • Recognition by corporate logo and profile printed in the Symposium program;

  • Acknowledgement as corporate sponsor in letters of invitation to attending students;

  • Acknowledgement in award presentations

  • Corporate representatives may introduce selected guest speaker(s)

  • Provides one (1) Student Pass to the 2021 Symposium

 

A limited number of Gold-Level Sponsorships may also be used to “name” or introduce Symposium events, to include:

  • Pre-Conference Reception

    • Acknowledgement as sponsor through signage at the event

    • Recognition of sponsorship by corporate representative introducing the event

    • Acknowledgement as event sponsor by display of corporate logo on event web page

  • Student Research Poster Contest

    • Acknowledgement as sponsor through signage at the event

    • Acknowledgement as event sponsor by display of corporate logo on event web page

    • Recognition of corporate sponsorship through corporate representative introducing the event

    • Acknowledgement in award presentations

  • Senior Mentors’ Breakfast

    • Acknowledgement as sponsor through signage at the event

    • Acknowledgement as event sponsor by display of corporate logo on event web page

  • Refreshments and Meals

    • Acknowledgement as sponsor through signage at the event

  • Sponsorship of Selected Speakers

    • Recognition of sponsorship through corporate representative’s introduction of selected guest speaker

    • Acknowledgement as sponsor through signage at the event

    • Acknowledgement as event sponsor by display of corporate logo on slide introducing guest speaker

 

Silver Level Sponsorship ($1,000 / FMV $416)

  • Two (2) free passes to the 2021 Symposium

  • Two (2) 2021 Maritime Risk Symposium coins

  • Recognition by display of Corporate Logo on MRS web site

  • Recognition of their sponsorship and corporate logo displayed on Symposium social media pages (Facebook and LinkedIn)

  • Corporate logo printed in Symposium program

  • Recognition of corporate sponsorship by corporate representative introducing selected speaker

  • Provides one (1) Student Pass to the 2021 Symposium

 

Bronze Level Sponsorship ($500 / FMV $208)

  • One (1) free pass to the 2021 Symposium

  • One (1) 2021 Maritime Risk Symposium coin

  • Acknowledgement as sponsor in invitation to attending student

  • Recognition of their sponsorship listed on the Symposium Web Site

  • Provides one (1) Student Pass to the 2021 Symposium

 

Contact Information. For questions concerning this year’s sponsorship campaign, please contact Kevin Clement, Symposium Co-Chair, at 713.743.1676 or KClement@uh.edu

 

Contributions. 

  • By Check. Make checks payable to “University of Houston.” Mail to:  Maritime Risk Symposium, c/o UH College of Technology, 4730 Calhoun Road, Room 300, Houston, Texas 77204-4021.

  • Online Payment. Contact Margarita Perez Frinsco, College of Technology Director of Advancement, at 713.743.2234. Please do not send credit card information by email due to security considerations.

 

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