Sponsorship Package options for 2017

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Sponsorship is an excellent way to continue your association with the SAPICS supply chain community throughout the year. The intention is that a package can be custom built to suit individual requirements and needs. We are happy to meet to discuss all sponsorship options and opportunities.

View all sponsorship options below:

Item Silver
 
Standard Inclusions  Y
Inclusive Delegates  5
Exhibition Stands  1 x Piú Grandi
Regional Sponsorship Package  Not Included
Regional Inclusive Delegates  2+2
SAPICS Corporate Partner  Y
Item Gold
 
Standard Inclusions  Y
Inclusive Delegates  5
Exhibition Stands 1 x Piú Grandi
Regional Sponsorship Package  DUR & JNB
Regional Inclusive Delegates  2+2
SAPICS Corporate Partner  Y
Menu Top Up Options  
 Level One  1
 Level Two 1
Item Diamond
 
Standard Inclusions  Y
Inclusive Delegates  10
Exhibition Stands 1 x Piú Grandi
Regional Sponsorship Package  DUR & JNB
Regional Inclusive Delegates  2+2
SAPICS Corporate Partner  Y
Menu Top Up Options  
 Level One  1
 Level Two 1
 Level Three 1
Item Principal
 
Standard Inclusions  Y
Inclusive Delegates  15
Exhibition Stands 2 x Piú Grandi
Regional Sponsorship Package  DUR & JNB
Regional Inclusive Delegates  2+2
SAPICS Corporate Partner  Y
Opening Address  Y
Menu Top Up Options  
 Level One  4
 Level Two 2
 Level Three 1
  • SCMEEA Award Support Sponsor
  • Golf Day (hole and sponsor) Johannesburg
  • Golf Day (hole and sponsor) Cape Town
  • Portable Display Unit
  • Young Professional Support Sponsor
  • Piccolo Stand
  • CSCA/CDDP/CDDL/CPF workshops (one registration)
Gold 1
Diamond 1
Principal 3

 

Annual Charity Golf Day

Every year SAPICS hosts a Charity Golf Day at a golf course in Gauteng. The event is held to raise funds for Operation Smile. Operation Smile South Africa provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children around the globe. The event has proven to be very popular and year after year the golfers come out to enjoy a day of good golf and lots of fun. New to the SAPICS calendar is the introduction of the SAPICS Cape Town Golf Day which will take place on the 2nd of March 2017 at the Westlake Golf Club.

This sponsorship item includes:

  • 1 x 4 ball and hole sponsorship at either the Johannesburg or Cape Town Golf Day
  • Corporate branding can be displayed

SCMEEA (Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards) Support Sponsor

As a leading professional body in the Supply Chain Management profession, SAPICS has established a platform to recognise excellence in the provision of education and training. The purpose of hosting this event is to pay tribute to companies, training providers and individuals that have made a substantial contribution to the supply chain community.

This sponsorship item includes:

  • Brand and present the award to the winner of one of the categories of the event
  • Two complimentary invitations to the awards evening
  • Logo and branding included on all promotional material prior to the event, social media campaigns and website

SAPICS Young Supply Chain Professionals Support Sponsor

SAPICS aims to assist students and young professionals in understanding the supply chain management profession and the many career opportunities that are available. The SAPICS Young Professional Conference provides an opportunity for corporates to share information about their organisations to students from a variety of universities through South Africa and also share details about their internships, bursaries and graduate programme opportunities. This is a great opportunity to engage with a variety of students from different universities studying different disciplines in Supply Chain Management. The Young Professional platform is active throughout the year affording the sponsor the opportunity to network and interact with SAPICS Young Professional and Student Members.

This sponsorship item entitles you to:

  • Two free delegate registrations
  • The opportunity to display two banners

Portable Display Unit

PDU

A banner with your branding will be erected in the upstairs foyer area, this foyer area includes many of the presentation session rooms such as Café Unusual as well as the Charge-Bar. Measurements are…

Piccolo Stand – View specs here 

Prices are exclusive of VAT

  • Piú Grandi
  • Private Hospitality Suites (two days)
  • Interactive Idea Wall
  • PD Breakfast Workshop (limit 30)
  • Tea and Coffee Sponsor (one day)
  • Branded Water
  • Charge-Bar* Sorry sold out!
  • Chill Zone *
  • Staircase to Success * Sorry sold out!
  • First Timers Breakfast (survival kit)
  • Private speaker strategy sessions
  • SCMEEA Support Sponsor
  • Branded Photo Display (conference photos)

Level 2 Top-Up Details

Gold 1
Diamond 1
Principal 2

 

Guest Speaker (excludes opening keynote)

Identify one of the guest speakers in the conference programme to sponsor.

The benefits of this top-up opportunity include:

  • Introduction of the speaker before the presentation
  • Listing in the programme that the speaker is sponsored
  • Speaker would be available to address a gathering of invited guests by the sponsor at the conference in a private session

Piú Grandi Exhibition Stand View the specs here

First Timers Breakfast session

First timers to SAPICS get the opportunity to attend an introduction presentation held on Monday morning with the SAPICS team who know the conference inside and out and have tricks and tips on how to maximise your attendance at the event to ensure you get maximum take home value. It’s also a terrific way to meet other new attendees and get your networking started. All delegates are welcome to attend, even those that are long-standing attendees and need a quick refresher as to how it works.

This sponsorship item entitles:

  • Display of your brand in the venue in which the presentation is taking place
  • A branded survival kit (cost excluded) will be handed out to each attendee at the session
  • This item will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

Chill Zone

The lounge area adjacent to the main registration desk on the ground floor can be used for delegates to sit and relax or have a cup of coffee.

This sponsorship item entitles:

  • Branded chair cushions and coasters could be used in the area (cost of branded items are not included)
  • Refreshments may be served (the cost of refreshments are not included)
  • This item will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

Private Hospitality Suites

A Networking Suite is a venue which is made available for private use in which to hold meetings/presentations over the duration of the conference.

  • A tea & coffee station, as well as a fridge stocked with cold drinks and waters, will be provided and refreshed throughout the conference
  • Directional signage will be made available

Professional Development Event pre- or post-annual Conference

A breakfast or workshop presentation will be organised at no additional charge pre- or post-conference. The event will be for a maximum of 30 people and the cost of the venue and catering is included. The event will be promoted to all SAPICS members and interested parties.  The content is to be approved by SAPICS.

Tea & Coffee Sponsor (one day only)

Tent cards displaying your brand can be displayed during the coffee and tea break on Monday or Tuesday in the Exhibition area. With Century City’s collaboration and approval by the conference director, you can provide branded cupcakes, pastries, biscuits or confectionery. Century City’s serving staff may wear aprons with the sponsor’s branding (these items are additional to the cost of sponsorship).

Idea Wall

Idea wall

Delegates will be encouraged to post comments, thoughts and ideas throughout the duration of the conference about our conference theme “business unusual” as well as the various topics and presentations that they’ve attended. Participants will be reminded during the conference via the Mobi App to add their contribution to the Idea Wall. The Wall will include your branding as well as the opportunity for you to add your thought leadership to the comments on the wall.

Stairway to Success

Staircase

Sorry sold out

The staircase links the lower conference venue to the upstairs foyer area and it is the focal point of the venue, it will be in use for the duration of the conference to access the full conference facility. Branding can be done on the outside panel of the stairwell as well as on the step – final approval of branding required by the conference director. (Cost for the production of branding is not included in this package).

Branded Water

Bottled water

Opportunity to provide branded bottled water for the delegates for the duration of the conference. Water bottles will be placed in all the presentation rooms. (Sponsorship does not include cost of the water).

Charge-Bar (electronic device resuscitation station)

Sorry sold out

Let’s all admit it; we love our smartphones, but there’s one big problem…battery life! Without a battery, your device is completely useless – no calls or messaging, no social media, no email, no web, no photos, no maps, no music…nothing! That’s where Charge-Bar steps in. Charge-Bar offers a place to resuscitate your smartphone or tablet battery for free. The charging station has multiple cables, meaning that people who don’t carry their charger can still recharge and remain connected.

This sponsorship item entitles:

  • Branding in and around the Charge-Bar area
  • This item will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

*Can be offered as a support sponsorship item

Prices are exclusive of VAT

  • Conference Bags*
  • Café Unusual* Sorry sold out!
  • Young Professional Principal Sponsorship*
  • Mobi App*
  • Sunday Welcome & Networking Event*
  • SCMEEA Principal Sponsor
  • Danny K Closing Address
  • Shuttle Service*
  • Umbrellas/Dri-Macs (excl. cost)*
  • Lunch Sponsor (one day)

Level 3 – Top-Up Details

Diamond 1
Principal 1

 

Conference Bags                                                                                      

Your branding will be included on the conference delegate bags for the SAPICS Annual Conference and the Regional conferences. The cost of the production of the bags is included in the cost of the sponsorship. The number of bags will be confirmed by the organisers and bag choice is to be approved prior to purchase. The sponsor’s logo together with the SAPICS logo will be printed on the bags.

Café Unusual   

Cafe UnusualSorry sold out

Sponsor the café in the upstairs area of the conference centre where snacks, teas, coffees and cool drinks will be available on a cash (or sponsored) basis throughout the duration of the conference. This area may be branded by the sponsor (final approval of branding required by the conference director). The café offers delegates a relaxed location to meet and network with fellow delegates in between presentations and workshops.

This sponsorship entitles:

  • Opportunity to brand in and around the café area
  • This item will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

SAPICS Young Professional Principal Sponsor

SAPICS aims to assist students and young professionals in understanding the supply chain management profession and the many career opportunities that are available.  The SAPICS Young Professional conference provides an opportunity for corporates to share information about their organisations to students from a variety of universities within Gauteng and also share details about their internships, bursaries and graduate programme opportunities. This is a great opportunity to engage with a variety of students from different universities studying different disciplines in Supply Chain Management. The Young Professional platform is active throughout the year affording the sponsor the opportunity to network and interact with SAPICS Young Professional and Student Members.

  • Five free delegate registrations
  • The opportunity to display two banners
  • Five-minute slot at the opening address
  • One presentation slot

Mobi App

The Conference Mobi App brings incredible value to the event by enabling all the conference information to be easily accessible in one place. Everything from the programme, venue map, social activities and speaker information is easily accessible. The App provides an opportunity for delegates to interact with one another, as well as engage on social media platforms.

This sponsorship opportunity entitles:

  • Your brand will be included on this valuable networking and information application which will be in use by all delegates and conference attendees prior to, during and post-conference

Sunday Welcome and Networking event

New to the SAPICS Conference for 2017 is the Sunday evening Welcome and Networking Session. This includes an off-site delegate registration and the opportunity for delegates to meet and network before the business side of the conference kicks off.

This sponsorship entitles:

  • Opportunity to brand in and around the venue (banners, serviettes, branded beer & wine glasses, branded waitrons and coasters)
  • This item will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

Monday Evening Entertainment

On the Monday evening, the conference attendees are encouraged to maximise networking opportunities after the exhibition has been closed. By sponsoring the evening entertainment, you will be able to incorporate your branding in the venue where the evening’s entertainment will take place. Take time out from the busy working day and relax and enjoy some networking or catching up with colleagues.

This item entitles:

  • Opportunity to brand in and around the event venue (banners, serviettes, branded wine, branded waitrons)
  • This item will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

SCMEEA (Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards) Principal Sponsor

As a leading professional body in the supply chain management profession, SAPICS has established a platform to recognise excellence in the provision of education and training. The purpose of hosting this event is to pay tribute to companies, training providers and individuals that have made a substantial contribution to the supply chain community.

  • Corporate branding included on all promotional material prior to the event, social media campaigns and website
  • Ten complimentary invitations to the award event
  • Five-minute slot at the opening address to the audience

Danny K Closing Address

In a world of throw away pop, an artist who has stood the test of time is undoubtedly Danny K. He is one of South Africa’s most recognised entertainers with a multitude of awards. This much loved and admired musician has performed on the legendary Oprah Winfrey Show and is an Ambassador for Nelson Mandela’s 46664 campaigns amongst many other achievements outside the world of Entertainment. Danny K will close the conference with a dynamic and motivational presentation.

  • Your brand will be incorporated into this closing motivational session
  • Your sponsorship of Danny K will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

Shuttle Service

Shuttle

We know that we can rely on Cape Town weather to be temperamental and we are almost guaranteed four seasons in one day during June. The shuttle service will be on hand during the duration of the conference to shuttle delegates between the conference centre and their hotel.

This sponsorship entitles:

  • Your branding will be placed on the side panel of the vehicles
  • On board DVD player will screen your promotion/branding videos
  • This item will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

Umbrellas/Dri-Macs

Weather rain or shine…we’ve got you covered.” Umbrellas or Dri-aMcs to protect the delegates from the Cape Town weather elements for the duration of the conference. (The sponsorship costs does not include the cost of the umbrellas or Dri-Macs).

  • Brand awareness for the duration of the conference
  • This item will be published and advertised in the programme and on the Mobi App listing your organisation as the sponsor

*Can be offered as a support sponsorship item

Prices are exclusive of VAT

This is a standard inclusion in all sponsorship packages.

  • Your logo will be displayed with other sponsor logos around the conference venue and exhibition area at Century City for the duration of the conference. Placement of the logos will be at the discretion of the Conference Director.
  • Your logo will be displayed alongside other sponsor logos in the annual conference print adverts in all publications.
  • Delegate list including names and organisations sent ten days before and ten days after the conference.
  • Full Page Advert (A5) in the Conference Programme (1,200 copies).
  • Logo, link and profile on SAPICS website for the 2017 year (4000 unique hits per month).
  • Branding to be included in an electronic flyer or promotion PDF A4 page, which will be loaded onto the Conference website.
  • Logo and branding to be included in all social media related campaigns (LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook).