Sponsors

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The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk is changing the way global brands and their agencies advertise to audiences around the world. Our mission is to transform media for the benefit of humankind. How? With a media-buying platform that helps brands deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers — and sets a new standard for global reach, accuracy, and transparency. Learn what makes The Trade Desk different. Sponsors

Siebel Center for Design

Siebel Center for Design is located on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus — a first-of-its kind, multidisciplinary initiative whose primary mission is to practice, model, and teach design thinking, using human-centered design to reimagine its campus, community, and collective world. The center is funded in part by the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation. Learn more about the Siebel Center for Design.

Strategic Brand Communication

We prepare future global brand marketing leaders. Our online program, customized for working professionals, allows you to acquire the critical strategic expertise necessary to lead brands, while earning your MS degree from the University of Illinois in just 15 months without interrupting your career. Online certificates and courses are also available. Learn more about the SBC program.

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM SPONSORING

1

You will gain early access to Illinois advertising and media students. The opportunity to engage with top talent early in their careers means that students will become familiar with your company as a prospective employer and understand the value of being trained in your technology.

2

The Sandage Symposium affords you meaningful participation in curriculum design at a world-class higher education institution. By collaborating with us, you will truly help shape the future of our next generation of advertising leaders.

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TARGET AUDIENCE

The Sandage Symposium will target up to 200 people in the advertising industry, putting your brand in front of:

  • Advertising faculty
  • Advertising students
  • Advertising alumni in leading industry sectors (agencies, tech companies)
  • Tech company representatives
  • Agency representatives
  • Representatives from media/consulting sectors
  • Invited guests from other educational institutions

Sandage Symposium Sponsorship Tiers

▶ GOLD   $30,000–$50,000
(1 sponsorship available)
BENEFITS:
> Develop program in collaboration with Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising at the University of Illinois
  • Day 1: Sandage Summit (brainstorm with leaders and alumni in the industry)
  • Day 2: Sandage Colloquium (faculty and student research/discussion panels)
> Co-branding of event with Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising at the University of Illinois
  • Logo on website
  • Promotion on social media
  • Logo on all marketing collateral
  • Logo on digital screens at venue
  • Full page-ad in symposium program
  • Promotional materials included in attendee packet
  • Special acknowledgement in opening and closing remarks
> Exclusive career event on campus to recruit and engage with University of Illinois students
> Representatives from gold sponsor’s company invited to participate in Day 1 Summit
> 1 representative may give a keynote on Day 1 Summit and/or Day 2 Colloquium
> 1 representative may be a panelist at Day 2 Colloquium
> Reserved spots for gold sponsor’s invited guest list at Day 2 Colloquium
> Exhibition space in vendor booth area
> Registered attendee list
> Negotiable number of free admissions to the Day 2 Colloquium
▶ SILVER   $10,000–$15,000

(1 sponsorship available)

BENEFITS:
> Main sponsor of the networking event following the Day 1 Sandage Summit
> Branding opportunities:
  • Logo on website
  • Logo on all marketing collateral
  • Half-page ad in symposium program
  • Promotional materials included in attendee packet
> Exhibition space
> Registered attendee list
> X number of free admissions to the Day 2 Colloquium
▶ BRONZE   $8,000–$10,000

(1–2 sponsorships available)

BENEFITS:
> Main sponsor of the workshop date TBA
> Branding opportunities:
  • Logo on website
  • Logo on all marketing collateral
  • Quarter-page ad in symposium program
  • Promotional materials included in attendee packet
> Exhibition space
> X number of free admissions to the Day 2 Colloquium

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