• Sponsorships

  • Sustaining Membership

    The Sustaining Membership is for companies that wish to support NCBIO’s work at levels above and beyond their regular membership dues. Sustaining Membership contributions typically range from $10,000 to $20,000, in excess of membership dues; however, amounts are negotiable. Sustaining Membership payments are used to support NCBIO’s general operations. Sustaining Membership benefits include (1) listing as a Sustaining Member on NCBIO’s website, and (2) placement of the member’s name and logo as a Sustaining Member on most NCBIO events and other program materials. For more information, contact Laura Gunter at lgunter@ncbioscience.net.

    Supporting Membership

    The Supporting Membership is also for companies that wish to support NCBIO’s work at levels above and beyond their regular membership dues. Amounts of $5000 or more in excess of membership dues will be considered. Supporting Membership payments are used to support NCBIO’s general operations. Supporting Membership benefits include (1) listing as a Supporting Member on NCBIO’s website, and (2) placement of the member’s name and logo as a Supporting Member on most NCBIO events and other program materials. For more information, contact Laura Gunter at lgunter@ncbioscience.net.

    Event Sponsorships

    NCBIO members are invited to sponsor our events and meetings. Sponsorships support event planning, venue, catering and materials. Funds in excess of costs are used to support NCBIO’s general operations. Sponsorships are available for our NCBIO Life Science Forums, our NCBIO Annual Membership Meeting, and one or more annual events for legislators. For more information on any of these programs, contact Laura Gunter at lgunter@ncbioscience.net.

    NCBIO Life Science Forums – $900/Forum Event

    NCBIO Life Sciences Forums are held several times a year on a variety of subjects important to the industry. Each program is approximately two hours and includes a speaker/panel with Q&A, a policy briefing, a meal, and networking opportunities. Forums are limited to four non-competitive sponsors each.

    Annual Meeting – Tiered Sponsorship Opportunities

    The NCBIO Annual Meeting occurs every September or October with the beginning of our membership year. Approximately 300 NCBIO members and invited guests come together to enjoy a half-day program of speakers and panels addressing current topics of importance to the industry. The meeting includes ample networking opportunities including a pre-meeting dinner, breakfast, lunch and a program break. We offer multiple Annual Meeting sponsorship levels with correlated benefits.

    1. Platinum Level: $5,000
      a. Includes: 2 minutes of on stage commercial time, exhibition space, ad space and more. Exclusive to 4 sponsors.
    2. Gold Level: $4,000
      a. Includes: introductory stage time, exhibition space, ad space and more. Exclusive to 6 sponsors.
    3. Silver Level: $3,000
      a. Includes: Exhibition space, and more. Unlimited up to exhibit space allowance at the meeting facility
    4. Bronze Level: $2,000
      a. Includes: Logo on materials and more. Unlimited
       

    Legislative Event Sponsorship – $2,000 and up

    Legislative Event Sponsorship goes towards a specific event, such as a Legislative Breakfast, Legislative Reception or Legislative Forum. Members of the NC Legislature and other elected officials are invited to participate and network with NCBIO members during a formal program on a legislative topic important to the industry. Benefits of event sponsorships include recognition at the event, including company names and logos on event materials and signage. Sponsors providing $3000 and up can provide information to be part of the poster garden, highlighting life science member companies. Companies sponsoring these events may be required to report their sponsorships as lobbying expenses for purposes of state lobbying regulations or tax returns.

    Advocacy Support Grant – $2,000 and up

    Monies collected go toward NCBIO’s total advocacy and policy efforts and are not attributed to any one event, meeting or activity. No company recognition is provided. NCBIO will file lobbying expense reports for funds used to defray lobbying expenses. Advocacy support grants may be considered lobbying expenses for tax purposes.

     

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