AGU Fall Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities


Stand Out in the Crowd! ! If branding, lead generation and market visibility are important to your organization, the advertising, branding and sponsorship opportunities available at the AGU Fall Meeting are exactly what you need. More than 25,000 attendees from more than 100 countries are expected to attend.

This Fall Meeting, during AGU’s centennial year, means an opportunity to sponsor in new ways through technology and different attendee interactions. Promote your brand and increase visibility to leaders from academia, government, and the private sector. Find the opportunity that best fits your companies needs and get noticed at the AGU Fall Meeting 2019!

Your base recognition package includes:

  • Logo recognition on Fall Meeting website with link to company website.
  • Logo recognition in the printed program and onsite signage.
  • Logo recognition with company description in the conference mobile app.
  • Partnership recognition in the 2019 online AGU Annual Report.
  • Additional full conference registration(s).
  • Inclusion in Fall Meeting Sponsor List on Twitter.
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Sponsorship Opportunities

Centennial Welcome Reception and Opening Night - $30,000

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Monday, December 9th - Exclusive Opportunity

Thousands of AGU attendees crowd the space outside the exhibit hall for Monday night’s opening networking reception. This year’s reception is part of a larger Centennial Opening Night continuum of events that will move attendees throughout the exhibit hall and keep them in the area longer with other engagements in the Moscone North and South spaces. This prime opportunity puts your logo and message in front of a captive audience that will enjoy a true centennial celebration.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Opportunity to make brief remarks before the ribbon is cut to enter the exhibit hall
  • Recognition on signage during the reception
  • Fall Meeting Social Media Recognition
  • Logo recognition on Fall Meeting website with link to company website
  • Invitation for two (2) to AGU Student Travel Grant Lunch
  • Digital advertising on the Fall Meeting website in random rotation with other sponsors. Includes two ad sizes (160x600 and 300x250).
  • Recognition in EOS online during first quarter of 2020
Meeting Lanyards - $25,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

This high-profile opportunity provides the ultimate brand exposure during the week of the Fall Meeting as more than 25,000 attendees wear your logo with their badge. Provided at registration, the lanyard will have the logo of the sponsor alongside AGU branding.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • AGU prints lanyards with sponsor logo with line of text (booth number or tagline) and AGU branding
  • Sponsor approves and signs off on lanyard proof prior to print
  • Logo recognition on Fall Meeting website with link to company website
  • Recognition in the Fall Meeting mobile app, 2019 Centennial Fall Meeting limited edition printed program, and onsite signage
  • Invitation for two (2) to AGU Student Travel Grant Lunch
AGU GO - $25,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

AGU GO will deliver live-streamed Fall Meeting programming focused on the critical topic of climate change, along with additional recorded content, presenter interviews, and networking opportunities for virtual attendees around the world. Content is also accessible for a number of months after the conference, as is your recognition.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Logo recognition in various points of the viewing portal and AGU GO email communications
  • Option to provide a two-minute video to be included throughout the live stream (video must be approved by AGU in advance)
  • Company information, brochure, or links can be included in the viewing portal
  • Two (2) invitations to AGU Student Travel Grant Lunch
  • Digital advertising on the Fall Meeting website in random rotation with other sponsors. Includes two ad sizes (160x600 and 300x250).
Student and Early Career Scientists Conference and Reception - $15,000

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Sunday, December 8th - 2 Opportunities Available

The 6th Annual Student and Early Career Scientists Conference and Reception held the day before the AGU Fall Meeting provide opportunities for the next generation of Earth and space scientists to network with peers, attend focused workshops and network with industry leaders. This well-attended conference regularly sells out. 800 Early Career and Student scientists from over 100 countries are expected in attendance at the events.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Opportunity for brief remarks at the Reception
  • One Digital ad in Fall Meeting daily email
  • Logo recognition during the Student and Early Career Scientists Conference and Reception
  • Two (2) invitations to the AGU Student Travel Grant Lunch
  • Digital advertising on the Fall Meeting website in random rotation with other sponsors. Includes two ad sizes (160x600 and 300x250).
  • Recognition in EOS online during first quarter of 2020
Conference Map - $10,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

Put your logo in the hands of attendees as they navigate their way through the convention center and other meeting spaces in San Francisco. In addition to your base recognition package, sponsorship includes a 4-color design on the back cover of the foldable map that will be distributed to attendees at registration during the meeting.

Regi-ception - $10,000

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Sunday, December 8th, 4:00-6:00pm - Exclusive Opportunity

Join Fall Meeting attendees for AGU Brew and other refreshments as they pick up their registration materials and kick-off their week of networking.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Company logo on cups during the event
  • Table at the event to welcome attendees
  • Company name and logo on event signage
Virtual Poster Sponsors - $1,000 (each)

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Multiple Opportunities Available

Want to showcase your company’s thought leadership or research? This opportunity allows your organization to create a digital poster that will be added to the library of 900 digital posters will be displayed before, during, and after the meeting as part of the AGU eLightning presentation program. Dedicated stations allow attendees to browse all posters, which can be created to share dynamic scientific research with embedded videos, animation, and other features to make their research and data more interactive. This opportunity will allow your thought leadership or research to be on display well after the Fall Meeting is over.

NOTE: This opportunity does not include full sponsor benefits or include a presentation

Centennial Engagement Zone - $25,000

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Throughout the Week
5 Opportunities Available ($25,000 per sponsor) or
1 Overarching Sponsor ($125,000 for sole sponsorship)

This 20,000-foot space located near the poster hall will be busy throughout the week, featuring multiple presentation areas, ongoing activity and programming invited and curated by AGU members that showcase the history and future of Earth and space science. With goals of representing science in both traditional and alternate presentation formats and creating a networking space from morning through evening, this engagement area will be a busy hub throughout the week.

Each day features a scientific focus:

  • Interior Earth: Habitability (Monday)
  • Earth Covering: Habitability in a Changing Planet (Tuesday)
  • Beyond Earth: It’s Rocket Science (Wednesday)
  • Science Nexus: Earth and Space Science for the Future (Thursday)
  • The Future (Friday)

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Choice of participation at select events in the Centennial engagement area such as a meal or networking event or program event to be determined after discussions with AGU
  • Opportunity to share your thought-leader presentation in the engagement theater during the week (subject to approval)
  • One digital ad in AGUniverse email and one digital ad in a Fall Meeting Daily email
  • Fall Meeting Social Media Recognition including one Insta-story highlight
  • Two (2) Invitations to the AGU Student Travel Grant Lunch
  • Logo recognition in theater area
  • Content on the video wall (subject to approval)
  • Digital advertising on the Fall Meeting website in random rotation with other sponsors. Includes two ad sizes (160x600 and 300x250).
  • Recognition in EOS online during first quarter of 2020
eLightning Presentations Program - $25,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

During this engaging session format at Fall Meeting, more than 900 digital posters will be displayed on large touchscreen monitors at dedicated stations that allow presenters to share dynamic scientific research with embedded videos, animation, and other features to make their research and data more interactive.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Your logo and brief company information will be displayed on the supporter splash screen of the Fall Meeting eLightning presentations gallery.
  • Logo recognition in the online presentation gallery available before, during, and after the meeting, which means your organization will have extended recognition with this opportunity to support scientific discovery.
  • Option to create one eLightning poster in the online gallery to showcase your company’s thought-leadership (Note: does not include a presentation onsite during the meeting)
  • Two (2) invitations to AGU Student Travel Grant Lunch
  • Digital advertising on the Fall Meeting website in random rotation with other sponsors. Includes two ad sizes (160x600 and 300x250).

Click here to view the 2018 Fall Meeting Gallery.

Mobile App - $15,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

With more than 24,000 unique downloads during the 2018 conference, the Fall Meeting mobile app gives you unmatched visibility. Attendees use the app to navigate all Fall Meeting happenings – the complete scientific program, exhibitor listings, networking events, education/informational sessions and more. Put your company in front of this audience with an exclusive sponsorship of the app!

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Logo recognition on event splash screen in the app
  • Homepage banner ad (rotation allowed) with link to website
Diversity & Inclusion Film and Reception - $10,000

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Monday, December 9th - Exclusive Opportunity

A reception to celebrate all the aspects of our diversity (race, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, cultural identity, disability, or socioeconomic status) in the Earth and space sciences. Having and enabling a diverse community creates a synergy between people of different backgrounds, cultures and perspectives to promote innovation and creativity. Join us as we collectively celebrate our accomplishments in promoting diversity and inclusion in the Earth and space sciences. Light refreshments will be served.

This event will feature several organizations including the American Geophysical Union, Geoscience Alliance, the International Association for Geoscience Diversity, MS PHD'S Professional Development and Mentoring Institute, the Cirrus Academy - A STEAM Charter School System, the National Science Foundation – Directorate for Geosciences, NOGLSTP, UCAR SOARS program, gAyGU, National Association for Black Geoscientists, ESWN, AWG, UNAVCO, and CIRES Diversity and Inclusion Program.

The combined events are expected to have an attendance of over 500 people. Light refreshments will be served at the event.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Recognition from the podium at the event
  • One minute video (subject to AGU approval)
  • Option to share corporate recruitment information
  • Company name and logo on event signage
  • Company name and logo included in promotional materials about the event
  • Recognition in the 2019 AGU Annual Report
  • Two (2) invitations to the AGU Student Travel Grant Lunch
Student Lounge - $10,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

Open to students and early career scientists, the Student Lounge is a great place to network with peers, rest and recharge, and learn about different career opportunities. The Lounge is conveniently located in the poster hall and is adjacent to the AGU Pathfinder Career Center where ongoing programming through the week will bring a steady stream of attendees by you.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Option to share corporate recruitment information
  • Company name and logo on signage in the Lounge
  • Company name and logo included in promotional materials about the Lounge
First-Time Attendee Journey Maps - $7,500

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Exclusive Opportunity

With so many great options on the agenda, it can be a daunting task to figure out what to see and do at the AGU Fall Meeting! All first-time attendees will receive a printed journey map with their mailed registration materials to get them excited and prepared for their first Fall Meeting experience. The map will also be available on the Fall Meeting website. The journey maps will highlight sessions and events taking place throughout the week to help them make the most of their time in San Francisco. Let these 7,000 attendees know that your company will be there too by putting your logo on this guide.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Logo placement on the maps

Branding Opportunities

Interested in increasing your company’s visibility at the Moscone Center during Fall Meeting? Contact us to learn more about creating a custom-fit package with exclusive branding opportunities.