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The International Society for Patent Information Professionals

PIUG 2006 Annual Conference

An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Boolean and Beyond:
Patent Information: Overcoming Pitfalls and Enhancing Productivity

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Saturday, May 20 to Thursday, May 25, 2006
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sponsorship Information

PIUG offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities designed to assist your business in building its brand and business with the three to four hundred patent information professionals expected to attend the PIUG 2006 annual meeting. 

All sponsors will receive the following benefits

  • Recognition as a Sponsor on the PIUG 2006 Annual Conference web page, with your company logo linked to your company website

  • Recognition as a Sponsor in the PIUG 2006 Annual Conference meeting book distributed to all attendees at the meeting

  • Announcement on the PIUG Discussion List

  • Sponsorship ribbons for all company registrants

  • One (1) exhibit space including one six foot table

  • 5 minute product review slot in the technical session

For information on signing up as a PIUG sponsor,
contact Doreen Alberts at 650.808.3729
or visit our Sponsorship Sign-Up Page.


Click the Link Above to View our Sponsorship Sign-Up Page

This meeting will employ a tiered sponsorship plan with four sponsorship levels. Choice of lunch and breakfast dates will be on a first paid, first served basis.

 

DIAMOND - $20,000 donation

  • Sponsor a luncheon during the technical session

  • One (1) Workshop Space 

  • Verbal acknowledgement during the introductory remarks 

  • One full page ad in PIUG 2006 Annual Conference Meeting Book

  • One informational sheet provided by sponsor and approved by the PIUG Planning Committee to be placed in the PIUG Meeting Bags

  • Four (4) free meeting registrations

  • Option to sponsor one Internet Café computer in the Exhibit Hall for an additional donation of $1500.  For more information click here: WORD (links maintained) or PDF

  • Option of one extra six-foot table (new benefit).

RUBY - $10,000 donation

  • Sponsor a breakfast before a technical session or the welcome reception Sunday night or the speaker dinner Saturday night 

  • One full page ad in PIUG 2006 Annual Conference Meeting Book

  • Two (2) free meeting registrations

  • Option to sponsor one Internet Café computer in the Exhibit Hall for an additional donation of $2500.  For more information click here: WORD (links maintained) or PDF

PEARL - $5000 donation  

  • Sponsor a break during the technical session or the Sunday volunteer luncheon (or publish the meeting books or provide the meeting bags)

  • One half-page ad in PIUG 2006 Annual Conference Meeting Book

  • One (1) free meeting registration.

PLATINUM - $2500 donation

  • One quarter-page ad in PIUG 2006 Annual Conference Meeting Book

  • One (1) free meeting registration.

Sponsorships are available on a first come, first served basis at the discretion of the Planning Committee. Sponsorship preferences will be considered and assigned in the order that applications are received. Receipt of your application will be confirmed via email. An invoice will be sent shortly thereafter for your review and execution and all payments will be due in full prior to the meeting per the terms of the agreement. Sponsorships are not considered secure until PIUG has received and confirmed acceptance of a signed, written agreement. Please also note that any special events, such as organized social events or training seminars during and around the conference days, must be formally pre-approved by the Planning Committee.

We hope you will decide to support the excellent technical programming of the PIUG, designed to provide new learning and networking opportunities for the patent information community. We look forward to seeing you in Minneapolis and look forward to hearing from you or your staff on or before April 21, 2006.

For information on signing up as a PIUG sponsor, contact Doreen Alberts at 650.808.3729.

For information on signing up as a PIUG sponsor,
contact Doreen Alberts at 650.808.3729
or visit our Sponsorship Sign-Up Page.


Click the Link Above to View our Sponsorship Sign-Up Page

2006 PIUG Sponsorship Committee

Chairperson: Doreen Alberts

Team Members: Sandy Burcham
Denise Fobare-Deponio
Ken Hoppe
Luisa Balasta
Mike Mullican

Last updated: 18 April 2006

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