Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship will reinforce your company message

Choosing to be a sponsor at GEO 2018 brings you the benefits of supporting a leading trade event that attracts a high quality professional audience. Sponsorship will reinforce your company message, raise brand awareness, drive visitor traffic and help your business stand out from the crowd.

The Recognition

In addition to the recognition listed with the individual items, as a sponsor your company will receive:

  • Your company’s logo on the sponsorship page of the preliminary and final conference programme if received before the print deadline
  • Your company’s logo on the GEO 2018 website and app
  • Your company’s name on sponsorship recognition banners, signage and posters at the event
  • Recognition in AAPG Explorer and EAGE First Break publications

Don’t see it listed? We are always happy to discuss new combinations to meet your specific needs. An option to co-sponsor any package above US$ 25,000 is also available.

For more information, or to enquire about any of these opportunities please contact:

Abeer Al Zubaidi

AAPG Middle East & India

+971 4 3724201

azubaidi@aapg.org

Fawzi Al Shehabi

UBM AEM

+973 17 550033

fawzi.alshehabi@ubm.com

The Opportunities

Technical Programme

  • Digital Conference Proceedings

    US$ 25,000 (option to co-sponsor)

    The full text for each paper presented at the conference is published in the conference proceedings and hosted online. All delegates will receive a voucher card with instructions for access. Your company logo will be printed on the voucher card and published on the proceedings website.

  • Audiovisual Equipment and Services

    US$ 20,000 – sponsored by Total

    Cutting-edge presentations at GEO 2018 are not possible without projection and display technology and services. Your company logo will be recognised on holding slides in each conference session hall.

  • Preliminary & Final Conference Programme

    US$ 40,000 (option to co-sponsor)– sponsored by Baker Hughes, a GE company

    These official guides include the conference schedule and essential information. The preliminary programme is circulated to prospective delegates and every attendee at GEO 2018 will receive a copy of the final programme onsite. Your company name and logo will be printed on the front cover.

  • E-poster Sessions

    US$ 16,800 – sponsored by Elsevier

    Approximately 50 e-poster presentations will take place during GEO 2018. Your company logo will be printed on panels within the e-poster session area.

Items

  • Delegate Bags

    US$ 110,000 – sponsored by Saudi Aramco

    All conference delegates will receive a GEO 2018 delegate bag. Your company logo will be printed on the bag (to be provided by the Organiser), which will be carried by delegates both during, and long after the event has concluded.

  • Promotion in Delegate Bags

    US$ 13,000 – sponsored by Saudi Aramco

    The sponsor has the opportunity to supply promotional items (e.g. pens, writing pads, gifts etc.) for insertion in the conference delegate bags during GEO 2018. Contact us for quantities.

  • Lanyards

    US$ 50,000 – sponsored by Bapco

    Lanyards with your company logo (to be provided by the organiser) will be distributed to all conference delegates, exhibitors and visitors at GEO 2018.

  • Signage

    US$ 22,000 – sponsored by Baker Hughes, a GE company

    Temporary directional signage will be set up in the GEO 2018 exhibition halls to guide attendees. Your company logo will be printed on all temporary directional signs inside the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

  • Executive & Technical Committee Corporate Gifts

    US$ 15,000 per sponsor – 3 sponsors max.

    The GEO 2018 executive and technical programme committee volunteers will be thanked with token gifts of appreciation. Your company logo will be branded on the gift.

Catered Events

  • Coffee Lounge

    US$ 40,000 (option to co-sponsor)

    Complimentary tea and coffee will be served to delegates and exhibitors during GEO 2018. Your company logo will be printed on a banner suspended above the coffee lounge and on wall panels surrounding the area.

  • Delegate Lunches (Tuesday 6, Wednesday 7 & Thursday 8 March)

    US$ 50,000– Tues lunch sponsored by Saudi Aramco, Wed lunch sponsored by ExxonMobil, Thurs lunch sponsored by Schlumberger

    Complimentary lunches for delegates are offered on each day in a special area of the exhibition centre. Your company logo will be printed on signage within the area and on invitations which are distributed to all delegates.

  • Conference Opening Ceremony Dinner

    US$ 82,500 – sponsored by KOC

    This high profile evening event welcomes all GEO 2018 delegates and VIPs. Your company logo will be printed on the event invitations and on signage at the event. The sponsor will also be allocated a reserved table for 10 invitees.

Other Opportunities

  • Registration

    US$ 38,500

    Pre-registration for the conference and exhibition will be available on www.geo2018.com Prior to the event, your company logo will be published on the registration website and confirmation of registration messages to attendees. During the event, your company logo will be printed on badges and the registration counters at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

  • Internet Lounge

    US$ 23,000

    Complimentary internet facilities will be offered to all attendees during GEO 2018. Your company logo will be printed on wall panels surrounding the area.

  • Young Professionals‘ & Students’ Activities

    US$ 60,000 – sponsored by Saudi Aramco,  PDO & BGP

    By choosing this young professionals and students sponsorship opportunity, your company will allow for around 60 students from selected universities along with young professionals from across the wider Middle East region and Egypt to attend the 2018 conference and exhibition as well as experience a full and exciting programme of activities; this will include short courses, Meet & Greet, brainstorm sessions and other related programmes. The package will cover flights, hotel accommodation and registration fees for all participating students and young professionals. Your company logo will be printed on all literature relating to the activities and on signage during the actual events (shared sponsorship).

  • Mobile App

    US$ 40,000 (option to co-sponsor)

    The official GEO 2018 mobile app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android plus any smartphone that has web-enabled browser capability. Mobile app users can review conference sessions and add them to a personal schedule, locate exhibitors on the interactive floor map, stay in-the-know with show alerts, connect with fellow attendees and much more. Sponsorship of the GEO 2018 mobile app is recognised by displaying your logo on the main splash screen and banner of the app which will be linked to your website. Additionally, your sponsorship will be credited on signage promoting the app onsite during GEO 2018.

  • Banners

    US$ 32,000 (option to co-sponsor)

    This advertising opportunity offers 4 banners suspended in key locations throughout the exhibition. Sponsor to supply artwork. Contact us for sizes and locations.

  • General Support

    US$ 10,000

    Show your support of the Middle East and GEO 2018 by contributing to the general fund.

Do you have an idea but don’t see it listed? Contact us and ask:

Abeer Al Zubaidi

AAPG Middle East & India

+971 4 3724201

azubaidi@aapg.org

Fawzi Al Shehabi

UBM AEM

+973 17 550033

fawzi.alshehabi@ubm.com