OSM 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 OSM 2020 are your path to increased knowledge and awareness of you, your products, and your expertise. More than 5,000 attendees from more than 60 countries are expected to attend this biennial event.

Promote your brand and increase visibility to leaders from academia, government, and the private sector. Find the opportunity that best fits your company’s needs and get noticed!

Your base recognition package includes:

  • Logo recognition on OSM 2020 website with link to company website
  • Logo recognition in the printed program and onsite signage
  • Logo, URL, and company description in the conference mobile app
  • Inclusion in OSM 2020 Sponsor List on Twitter
AGU Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

Opening Ice Breaker Reception - $25,000

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Sunday, February 16th - Exclusive Opportunity

The Opening Ice Breaker reception immediately follows the Opening Plenary session on Sunday, 16 February, and kicks off the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting. Sponsorship of this event provides your organization considerable exposure, recognition and the opportunity to network with attendees at the meeting’s first event. This is a must-attend event for meeting attendees as they see old friends and make new connections and it provides you with a prime opportunity to put your logo and message in front of a captive audience.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Floor clings
  • Brief speaking opportunity to welcome attendees along with the co-chairs
Recharge Stations - $12,500

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Exclusive Opportunity

Attendees need a place to recharge themselves, and their devices, while networking. This is your chance to associate your company with this much-appreciated area. The Recharge Station is in the poster and exhibit hall and includes signage and electrical outlets.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Recharge stations will be branded with sponsor logo.
5K Run - $8,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

The 5K Fun Run has become a tradition at the Ocean Sciences Meeting. Your company or organization can be the exclusive sponsor for this Thursday morning event.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Logo recognition on Fun Run signage
  • Logo recognition on race bibs
  • Logo recognition on Fun Run website

There are also additional opportunities to provide T-shirts and/or water bottles. Proceeds will go towards a local non-profit.

Student and Early Career Lounge - $5,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

Open to students and early career scientists, the Student and Early Career Lounge is a great place to network with peers, rest and recharge, and learn about different career opportunities. In addition to networking, the lounge will also host student Pop-Up talks, held 12:45 – 2:00 pm over the lunch hour which is an opportunity for students to give a 5-minute talk regarding their research. The Lounge is conveniently located in the poster and exhibit hall.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Option to host an informal student or career talk in the Student and Career Lounge
  • Recognition in applicable material promoting the Ocean Sciences Meeting Student and Career Lounge
  • Option to have a presence in the Student and Career Lounge (for recruitment, promoting university programs, etc.)
Student and Early Career Workshop - $5,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

The student and early career activities committee is excited to present a day of workshops on Sunday, 16 February, offering a mix of professional skills training geared towards both graduate students and those in the first few years of their careers. Coffee, lunch, and afternoon beverages will be included for all participants.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Logo recognition on workshop signage
  • Social media recognition
  • Opportunity to welcome the conference attendees during lunch
Student Mixer - $2,500

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Exclusive Opportunity

The Ocean Sciences Meeting can be daunting for first-time attendees, the majority of whom are students. The Student Mixer is an event to facilitate networking and build camaraderie among the student attendees. Sponsorship of this event will give your company or organization considerable exposure, recognition, and the opportunity to network with some of the students attending. The 2020 Student Mixer will be held Monday evening with an anticipated attendance of 300 students.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Opportunity to welcome conference attendees to the mixer
  • Logo recognition on Student Mixer signage
Water Cooler Station - $2,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

Water refilling stations are one of the most requested features at the Ocean Sciences Meeting. Your logo or message will appear front and center at the four water coolers located in the exhibit and poster hall, the most trafficked area of the meeting.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Logo recognition on water cooler station
Meeting Lanyards - $12,500

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Exclusive Opportunity

This high-profile opportunity provides unlimited brand exposure during the week of the Ocean Sciences Meeting as more than 4,800 attendees wear your logo with their badge. Provided at registration, the lanyard will have the logo of the sponsor alongside the meeting logo.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • AGU prints lanyards with sponsor logo with line of text (booth number or tagline) and OSM branding
  • Sponsor approves and signs off on lanyard proof prior to print
eLightning Presentations Program - $12,500

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Exclusive Opportunity

During this engaging session format at Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020, 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. View the Fall Meeting 2018 eLightning Gallery

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Your logo and brief company information will be displayed on the supporter splash screen of the OSM 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
  • Advertising in the official program guide (half page, full color)
  • One double-sided standing sign
Mobile App - $7,500

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Exclusive Opportunity

With more than 3,000 unique downloads during conference, the Ocean Sciences Meeting mobile app gets you unmatched visibility. Attendees use the app to navigate all Ocean Sciences 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 the splash screen
  • Homepage banner rotation (rotation allowed) with link to website
Mid-Week Career Workshop - $5,000

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Exclusive Opportunity

This hour-long workshop is designed for students and early career professionals to learn about careers outside academia. This workshop features speed dating as attendees shift around to tables highlighting different careers and employers. Attendance is limited and one-on-one interactions are at a premium.

Your benefits include the base recognition package, plus:

  • Opportunity to welcome workshop attendees and briefly describe your career path
  • Logo recognition on workshop signage
Advertising and Promotional Package - $3,500

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Limited Availability

  • Advertising in the official program guide (half page, full color)
  • Advertising on the Ocean Sciences Meeting website
  • One double-sided standing sign
Early Career Mixer - $2,500

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Exclusive Opportunity

Sponsorship of this event will give your company or organization considerable exposure, recognition and the opportunity to network with early career scientists attending the meeting. Sponsorship of this event provides your organization considerable exposure, recognition, and the opportunity to network with some of the early career attendees. The 2020 Early Career Mixer will be held Monday evening and with over 1,200 early career scientists in attendance at OSM, strong attendance is expected.

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

OSM TV - Inquire for Pricing

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Exclusive Opportunity

We are excited to introduce OSM TV at the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting. OSM TV will provide a unique platform to highlight the latest research and emerging trends within the field of ocean sciences and engage people in these issues beyond the meeting. Only a few partners will have the opportunity to work with the international film and broadcasting company WebsEdge. OSM TV will produce daily episodes throughout the conference that will be displayed in the convention center, at select hotels, on YouTube, the OSM website, and through various social media channels. (All tentative) Each episode will feature:

  • Meeting News: During Fall Meeting, OSM TV will film interviews, capture session highlights, and hear attendee insights and reactions from around the meeting.
  • In-Depth Reports: Five-minute prerecorded documentary-style films will be shown, from universities, institutions, and organizations highlighting programs, case studies, and ongoing initiatives that are making a difference.

AGU TV Opportunities for Organizations and Exhibitors
In the lead-up to the Ocean Sciences 2020, WebsEdge will be reaching out to organizations to discuss the opportunity of producing a film about their work to be included in the OSM TV program.

Only a limited number of organizations can be featured on OSM TV, and there is a cost to participate. If you are interested in learning more about the in-depth reports, please contact Bhavna Patel of WebsEdge.