Become a Sponsor

Thank you to the following sponsors for
their generous support of the Annual Meeting!


Becoming a sponsor of ESA's Annual Meeting keeps your company front and center while standing out from the competition and raising brand awareness. Interact face-to-face with key decision makers in the field and paves the way for new business.  

ESA offers a wide array of exclusive and general sponsorship options. Exclusive options mean you will be the only sponsor of a particular portion of the event – giving your company the spotlight – and include many of the benefits of general sponsorship options. General sponsorship options are open to multiple sponsors and give your company broad visibility. Don’t delay if you want to reserve an exclusive option as these limited opportunities are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Custom opportunities are also available.  
Contact Cindy Myers today to create your custom package.


ESA Specific Sponsorships

ESA Founders Memorial Award - $7,500
Imagine getting to speak during the opening session and promote your product or company.  Sponsorship includes a two minute speaking opportunity and introduction of the Founders Memorial speaker at the opening session.  Sponsor logo would be included on all on site signage and everywhere the founders’ presentation is promoted.

ESA Attendee Bags - $6,000 - SOLD
Place your company logo on the Entomology 2015 attendee bag which will be distributed to all ESA registered attendees. 

ESA Mobile App - $2,500 each (1 opportunity left) 
Let your company be seen when attendees access the latest program information on their mobile devices. Your company name and logo will appear on a banner at the top of the screen, with a hyperlink to your company Website. This sponsorship also includes one message sent out through the app to all attendees

ESA Annual Meeting Program Book –


Ad Size


Exhibitor Discount

OBC* (color)




IFC or IBC* (color)




1 page (b&w)




1/2 page (b&w)

7.25”x4.75” or 3.5”x10”



1/4 page (b&w)




1/8 page (b&w)








Joint Sponsorship Opportunities Include:

Poster Receptions - $25,000 exclusive
Attendees are sure to attend this event and you will be the talk of the meeting by hosting beverages during the Poster Receptions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Your company logo will be printed on drink vouchers and will be visible on signage throughout the receptions.

WiFi - Contact for Pricing
Place your company logo and website in front of all the meeting attendees utilizing the complimentary WiFi. 
Sponsorship includes rotating banner ad placements on both mobile apps.

Career Placement Center - $20,000 exclusive
This is a great opportunity for any company looking for new talent.  Attendees visit this area to meet with recruiters and search for the latest openings available.  Be sure to have all of the students know who you are!

Student Reception - $15,000 exclusive - SOLD
This event is one that the students don’t miss and look forward to every year.  Have them remember your company by helping provide the food, beverage and entertainment during the reception.

Welcome Reception - $15,000
The Welcome Reception is one of the Annual Meeting’s most highly attended events. This reception offers you the opportunity to meet and greet the attendees with a personal touch. Your company name will be printed signage at the entrance to the hall and on buffet stations. One complimentary 10’ x 10’ exhibit booth is included with this sponsorship. 

Graduate Student Lounge - $10,000 exclusive
All students are invited to relax and unwind in the graduate student lounge which will be located in the exhibit hall.  Computers, beverages and lounge furniture will be provided.

Attendee Lanyards - $10,000 exclusive - SOLD
Have every attendee wear your company logo around their neck!  Your company logo will be printed on the attendee lanyards which are distributed to each attendee.

Coffee Breaks - $5,000
(2 opportunities available)
Be remembered for providing the wake-up call to attendees on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday morning! Your company name will be printed on cocktail napkins and signage in the area and your company representative can greet attendees in the break area located in the registration area

Lunch and Learns - $5,000 each
Show conference attendees your support of a particular topic by providing boxed lunches for the lunch and learns session of your choice.

Charging Stations - $4,000 per unit
Be noticed while attendees charge up for the day! Place your print ad and/or logo on this great option.  These stations provide a great area of extended brand coverage while attendees charge at one of the ten (10) charging tips.  Your company logo will be placed on the LCD running monitor and the bottom backlit static Ad.

Water Stations - $3,000 exclusive
Put your company name in front of attendees as they rehydrate throughout the day. Your company logo will be printed on signs at each water station, located throughout the convention center.

Fun Run Sponsorship - $2,500 exclusive - SOLD
Make sure to be part of the annual fun run! Hundreds of attendees gather for this social and often competitive 5K run. The exclusive sponsorship includes your logo on the official t-shirt, signage at the event and a special mention at the start of the race.