Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Increase Industry Awareness and Enhance Your Identity by becoming a Corporate Sponsor.

We are pleased to provide you with several areas to increase your marketing efforts. Your support of TAGC 2016 will impress the meeting attendees and the genetics community with your company's commitment to genetics research. Your organization is invited to consider a unique partnership that will provide you the opportunity to reachout to a wide range of professionals from the international genetics community.

President's Circle - $50,000

Attendees are always looking for a casual atmosphere to meet fellow participants. TAGC will offer an evening networking event. Sponsor the event and you will receive the following: sign recognition at the event, logo and link placement on registration webpage, sponsorship recognition in promotional materials, pre- meeting attendee list for one time usage, full page color advertisement in the program book, ad on meeting website for 6 months.

Platinum Sponsor - $25,000 (per joint plenary session)

One of the most exciting aspects of the meeting will be the joint plenary sessions that will feature prominent scientists. This sponsorship ensures that your name and logo are seen by all the conference attendees. Special recognition will be provided to these sponsors during the joint plenary sessions. Benefits include: logo and link placement on registration webpage, sponsorship recognition in promotional materials, placement of a one page flyer on the attendee chairs during the session (your company will provide the staffing for placement), 10 VIP seats at the session.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors: Gold - $15,000 Silver - $5,000 Bronze - $2,500
Recognition at joint plenary session Blue Square  
Recognition at refreshment breaks Blue Square
Two (2) complimentary scientific attendee registrations Blue Square  
One (1) complimentary scientific attendee registration   Blue Square
One insert in conference bag Blue Square  
Recognition on TAGC 2016 website Blue Square Blue Square Blue Square
Full-page ad (B/W only) in printed program Blue Square    
Half-page ad (B/W only) in printed program   Blue Square
Website ad with link to company website Blue Square    
Complimentary TAGC pre or post attendee mailing list Blue Square    
Recognition in Program Book Blue Square Blue Square  


GSA invites you to look through the sponsorship and advertising items below and allow us to help meet your goals. Strengthen your relationships and reinforce your company's branding recognition by sponsoring one of the key meeting elements or advertising. Don't miss this exceptional chance to gain widespread exposure for your organization. Sponsorship or advertising guarantees visibility for your company with researchers who are gathering to share information on all facets of genetics research. Plus, you will provide a valuable item or service to thousands of attendees. Support acknowledgement is specified for each item. The supporter would supply company logo and production is handled by GSA in all cases except where specified.

Education Sponsorship Opportunities

Support the next generation of geneticists by contributing to TAGC travel awards, childcare support, diversity programs, and more! Click here for more details.


Mobile App Exclusive Sponsorship


Available beginning in mid-June to all potential meeting attendees and interested mobile users who are not attending the meeting, this official mobile app is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android. The app will allow the user to view the schedule of events, search abstracts, program descriptions, poster presentations, and exhibitor listings at their fingertips. The app will give the user access to the hotel map and the most recent updates to the program, and even allow a personalized schedule. Once the app is downloaded, it may be used without an internet connection. This opportunity is a highly visible way for your message to reach attendees during the meeting. Support of the app includes your corporate logo on the loading screen, your logo on the main menu, and two banner advertisements within the app. GSA will also have a banner ad within the app, to rotate with sponsor ads.

Mobile App Startup Screen Ad


Your company's logo would appear on the start-up screen each time the mobile app is opened. Note: This is not an exclusive sponsorship. Other advertisers will be featured in banner ads.

Mobile App Banner Ads

$4,000 - Pre-show
$3,000 - Wednesday, July 13
$3,000 - Thursday, July 14
$3,000 - Friday, July 15
$3,000 - Saturday, July 16
$1,500 - Sunday, July 17

Your 680w x 80h banner ad will be displayed on the top of the home screen on the official mobile app.


Conference Bags

$20,000 (limit 2)

The sponsor’s name and logo, GSA logo and TAGC meeting logo along with the meeting dates and location will be on the bags. Attendees will pick up their meeting bag and Program book together, ensuring your support reaches every attendee. The fee above is due to GSA and the sponsor is responsible for purchasing the bag (with GSA approval).

Hotel Wifi


As the exclusive sponsor of the wireless network, you will enable attendees to access the internet in public areas of the hotel. Attendees will see your company's specialized launch page of your design in order to log in to the network. GSA must approve page content.


$2,000 each or $5,000 exclusive

For easy, daily access and visibility, the Cyber Cafe will be located right outside the Exhibit Hall. The sponsor will have continuous recognition with their Company logo as the screen saver and default setting to the sponsor's homepage. Note: Exclusive sponsorship

Hotel Key Cards


Hotel room key cards are provided to each attendee upon check-in at the official conference hotel. Your company name and logo will be printed on the key card.

Charging Station


Charging Station located on the exhibit floor will include company name and logo. Attendees bring 1-3 devices to a meeting so you are guaranteed exposure!

Online Abstract and Itinerary Builder


This is the second most viewed page on the meeting website, behind only the homepage. This full-content abstract search provides attendees with an array of search tools, the ability to create an account,and to save their results and build a schedule. This search program is widely used years after the meeting, providing you with enduring exposure. Your support includes a company name and logo prominently placed on the page, which will be displayed for the search and the results.

Lanyards/Badge Holder


The sponsor’s name and logo, GSA logo and TAGC meeting logo along with the meeting dates and location must be on the badge holders. Attendees will pick up their lanyard/badge holder with their meeting bag and Program book. Attendees must wear their badges at all times to access the rooms and exhibit hall. The fee above is due to GSA and the sponsor is responsible for purchasing the lanyards/badge holders (with GSA approval).

Meeting Bag Inserts


Your company provides 5,000 copies of your product/company flyer and it will be placed in the meeting bag given to each conference attendee.

Coffee Breaks and Poster Refreshment Breaks

Thursday am coffee break Friday pm poster refreshments
Thursday pm poster refreshments Saturday am coffee break
Friday am coffee break Saturday pm poster refreshments

$5,000 - Each

Coffee and refreshment breaks will be available every day for the attendees. GSA will acknowledge your support with signage by the breaks with your company name and logo. You may also provide napkins with your logo on them.

Conference Pens

$3,000 - Exclusive - SOLD

As the sponsor of pens, your company logo will be visible to all attendees. These are a great take-away item for attendees which are provided when they register. The fee above is due to GSA and the sponsor is responsible for purchasing the pens.


Program Book

Various advertising opportunities available

The Program Book will be given to each attendee upon arrival and will contain the schedule of events, session listings, exhibitor list and author index. Advertising opportunities are available for full, 1/2 and 1/4 page color or black and white ads. Contact adnet@faseb.org for details. See the Rate Card.

Schedule At-A-Glance and Notebook

Various advertising opportunities available

Every attendee will receive the notebook which includes the Schedule At-A-Glance and lined paper for taking notes. Advertising opportunities are available for full, 1/2 and 1/4 page color or black and white ads. Contact adnet@faseb.org for details. See the Rate Card.

Meeting Website Square Ads

$1,728 - 3 month ad
$3,072 - 6 month ad
$4,032 - 9 month ad

The meeting website will be viewed by thousands as they access the site for registration, hotel and abstract information. Contact adnet@faseb.org for details.


Know Before You Go


Just before the meeting, every conference attendee is sent an email with important information that they need to make their trip go smoothly. Typically, the open rate is over 150%! Your linked 200 x 200 pixel ad featuring your company and/or product name and logo will be prominently displayed at the bottom of this email.

Daily Conference Information Emails

$4,000 - daily rate Wednesday through Saturday
$2,000 - Sunday

Each day an email will be sent to conference attendees updating them on the events for that particular day. Your company can display an ad at the bottom of the email with a hyperlink.

Escalator Clings

Various locations and costs available

The escalators are the main entry and departure points from the meeting area to the rest of the hotel. Attendees will walk past and ride the escalators numerous times each day. This is a fabulous opportunity to give prime visibility on a decal with your company logo and booth number. The fee above is due to GSA and the sponsor is responsible for the production and printing of clings.Contact jkearney@genetics-gsa.org or jfriedman@genetics-gsa.org.

Shuttle Bus Clings

Various sizes and costs available

A shuttle will be provided between the hotels. You can provide a cling for the bus so that your company name is the first thing they see in the morning and the last image they have at night as they ride to and from the conference. Contact jkearney@genetics-gsa.org or jfriedman@genetics-gsa.org for details.

Window Clings

Various sizes and costs available

Leave a lasting impression with attendees by placing your company name and logo on windows in the meeting area.

Hallway Column Wraps

Various sizes and costs available

Make a powerful impact with a highly visible column wrap in the exhibit hall lobby or throughout the meeting space. Drive traffic to your booth creating awareness about a new product or promoting your company/service. Contact jkearney@genetics-gsa.org or jfriedman@genetics-gsa.org for details.

In addition to the listed benefits for each opportunity, all supporters’ are recognized in the following ways:

  • Recognition in Program Book
  • Signage in registration area
  • Use of corporate logos where appropriate

Floor Locator Signs

Various sizes and costs available

Attendees reference the floor locator sign frequently while walking the show floor. Be the sole sponsor of this opportunity and we will highlight your company name and booth number on the signage. Contact jkearney@genetics-gsa.org or jfriedman@genetics-gsa.org for details.

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