Sponsors & Exhibitors

Become a Sponsor

Partner with the premiere gathering in Texas for the Geospatial Professionals to reach your customers and your community.

TNRIS is pleased to invite you to participate in our 2016 Texas GIS Forum in Austin, Texas. The GIS Forum is the premiere event in Texas offering the network and power of nationally recognized experts in the geospatial field. This is an unparalleled opportunity to share your company and organization with a respected audience of geospatial professionals.

Be sure to take a look at the A la Carte Sponsorship options, which are new this year and offer a way for organizations to support the forum without selecting a full sponsor level, or expand the reach of their selected sponsor package.

Participating as a Sponsor and Exhibitor will:

  • Extend your recognition and drive traffic to your booth
  • Introduce your new products, solutions and services
  • Reach your target market and network with the decision makers of the geospatial field

Reach for maximum visibility with the geospatial and location-based service industries through:

  • E-mail blasts to previous attendees
  • Digital and print advertising
  • Conference promotions
  • Exclusive exhibit hours
  • Networking Reception
  • On-site promotions
  • Technical demos


Platinum Sponsor/Exhibitor ($5,000 - limit 3)

Includes:

Premium location of a 10x20 exhibit space (with carpet, electricity), 1 draped table, 2 chairs, trash receptacle and wireless internet access. Note: 10x10 booth space available upon request

Promotions Include:

  • 5-minute on-stage welcoming or opening statement prior to keynote address (Optional).
  • Verbal and visual recognition of sponsorship during opening remarks and throughout the Forum
  • Five (5) free registrations for staff and guests to all forum functions including presentations, breaks, lunches, and social events.
  • 45-minute uncontested presentation slot to demonstrate products and services (2 available) or Exclusive Sponsorship of the Social Event. The choice of one of these three options is on a first-come first-serve basis and is optional.
  • Large Logo on Forum sponsorship banner prominently displayed in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Prominent placement of the corporate logo on the front page of the TNRIS web site.
  • Prominent placement of the corporate logo (with Links to corporate website) on the front page of the Forum website.
  • Promotional article announcing your sponsorship on the front page of the Forum website.
  • Logo featured prominently on stage, general signage, and all promotional materials.
  • Prominently placed Logo printed on the Forum program given to all attendees.
  • Your corporate print marketing materials added to the forum packet for all attendees


Gold Sponsor/Exhibitor ($3,500)

Includes:

Highly desirable location of a 10x10 exhibit space (with electricity), draped table, 2 chairs, trash receptacle and wireless internet access.

Promotions Include:

  • Verbal and Visual recognition of your sponsorship during opening remarks at the Forum.
  • Three (3) free registrations for staff and guests to all forum functions including presentations, breaks, lunches, and social events.
  • Large Logo on Forum sponsorship banner prominently displayed in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Placement of the corporate logo (with links to corporate website) on the FORUM website.
  • Logo printed on the Forum agenda program given to all attendees.
  • Your corporate marketing materials added to the forum packet for all attendees.


Silver Sponsor/Exhibitor ($2,500)

Includes:

Desirable location 10x10 exhibit space (with electricity), draped table, 2 chairs, trash receptacle and wireless internet access.

Promotions Include:

  • Two (2) free registrations for staff and guest to all forum functions including presentations, breaks, lunches, and social events.
  • Logo printed on the Forum agenda program given to all attendees.
  • Logo on Forum sponsorship banner displayed in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Logo on Forum website


Exhibitor Only ($1,500 – Limit 10)

Note: Some Conditions do apply

Includes:

10x10 exhibit space (with electricity), draped table, 2 chairs, and trash receptacle.

Promotions Include:

  • One (1) free registration to all forum functions including presentations, breaks, lunches, and social events.
  • Name printed on the Forum agenda program given to all attendees
  • Listing on Forum website

Exhibitor Only option is reserved for small businesses or start-up companies with less than 25 employees, $2 million in annual revenue, or have been in existence for less than two years.


New This Year!
Additional Sponsor Options

Exclusive sponsorship of any of the options below include your logo printed and posted during the event timeframe. You also receive honorable mention in the conference program as well as verbal recognition.

Note: Companies do not need to be a selected sponsor level (Platinum, Gold, or Silver) in order to sponsor any of the options below. Sponsoring an option below by itself does not qualify you for a designated sponsor level. Platinum, Gold & Silver level sponsors can purchase the additional options below.

During breakfast, sponsors will be recognized with prominently displayed posters. Sponsors may provide give-a-way items that will be placed strategically in the breakfast area.

  • Wednesday - $750
  • Thursday - $750

During the Coffee break, sponsors will be recognized with prominently displayed posters. Sponsors may provide give-a-way items that will be placed strategically in the break area.

  • Wednesday AM - $500
  • Wednesday PM - $500
  • Thursday AM - $500
  • Thursday PM - $500

During Lunch, sponsors will be recognized with prominently displayed posters. Sponsor has the opportunity to place giveaway items on the lunch tables.

  • Wednesday - $750 Sold Out
  • Thursday - $750 Sold Out

Keynote sponsor has the opportunity to introduce the speaker.

  • Wednesday - Robert Ballard - $2500
  • Thursday Morning - $1500
  • Thursday Afternoon - $1500

Platinum Sponsors


appgeo logo and link to website Esri logo and link to website Harris Corporation logo and link to website

Gold Sponsors


Plotter Pro Logo and link to website Carto logo and link Aecom geospatial logo and link Lenovo geospatial logo and link

Silver Sponsors


Survey Aerial and Mapping LLC logo and link to website Surdex geospatial logo and link Infogroup geospatial logo and link Digitial Media Warehouse logo and link Hexagon logo and link Fugro logo and link SCAUG logo and link Geocomm geospatial logo and link HP geospatial logo and link

Exhibitors


  • Flightline Geographics
  • Western Data Systems
  • Austin Community College
  • TeachMeGIS
  • RazorTek Inc
  • Tessellations Incorporated
  • Armadillo Photo Supply
  • Smith Map Studio
  • Latitude Geographic
  • West – Safety Services