Call for Sponsors

Many of our partner organizations have inquired about how they might provide support for the meeting. In response, the Planning Committee has identified a variety of opportunities and the associated benefits.

View a list of participating sponsors and the work these organizations do.

Sponsor Benefits
All sponsors will be recognized on the conference website and social media sites—with national and international reach–within the printed program, and in association with the specific item or event sponsored.

Title Sponsor ($5,000+) will also be mentioned by name in all radio or television advertisements, at the opening plenary session, in all print and digital advertising, and receive a distinctive name badge to denote support level.

Event Sponsor ($2,500-$4,999) will also be included in all print and digital advertising and receive a distinctive name badge to denote support level.

Supporter ($1,000-$2,499) will also receive a distinctive name badge to denote support level.

Friend ($500-$999) will receive basic sponsor benefits outlined above.

Scholarship Sponsor ($225-499) Sponsors may specify a recipient or the Planning Committee will offer registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Sponsor Opportunities
Welcome Reception
Poster Reception at the Kentucky Museum
BBQ, Bluegrass, & Beer at Hidden River Cave
Lost River Cavern Night Club Banquet
Mammoth Cave Area Field-trip
Airport Shuttle Services (Motor Coach) for Attendees
Name Tag Lanyards with your organization’s logo
Commemorative Pint Glasses with your organization’s logo
Tuesday morning coffee break
Tuesday afternoon snack break
Thursday morning coffee break
Thursday afternoon snack break
Student Registration Scholarship
Low Income Economy Registration Scholarship*
WKU Faculty/Staff Scholarship

Please inquire at with any questions or additional sponsorship ideas. Donated funds will be managed by the Western Kentucky University Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.

*For residents from low or lower-middle income economies as defined by the World Bank.