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  • Why Sponsor?
  • Sponsorship Levels
  • Sponsorship Items
  • Spotlight Your Brand!

Big Players, Big Value, Big Payouts

The most successful companies in geoscience see the rewards in sponsoring ACE. Use the event to help spotlight your brand and connect with the global geoscience community. Sponsoring a scientific event like ACE shows your commitment to advancing the geosciences and reinvesting into growing the exploration industry.

Benefits of Sponsoring ACE
  • Increase your company’s brand awareness and visibility
  • Drive traffic directly to your booth
  • Reach new customers and grow lead generation opportunities
  • Invest into growing the exploration industry
  • Capitalize on unique branding opportunities
  • Support the next generation of geoscientists

Who Sponsors?

From some of the largest oil and gas service providers to the independent operators, ACE sponsors recognize the value of being associated with leading convention and exhibition for petroleum geology. Join and elite group companies from around the world and be exposed to the most credible, expert geoscientists.

Sponsorship Levels

Opportunities for every budget, sponsorship levels allow you the chance to select the best fit for your company.

Your total dollar commitment determines
your sponsorship level benefits:
$40,000 +
$25,000 +
$10,000 +
$5,000 +
$1,000 +
$500 +
Company logo with hyperlink on event website
Company logo with hyperlink on scrolling banner on home page      
Company logo in the Technical Program & Registration Announcement
(Commitment by: 7 December 2019)
Company logo in Program Book
(Commitment by: 7 May 2020)
Company logo on PowerPoint slides in Technical Session rooms
Company logo on PowerPoint slides in Opening Session & Awards Ceremony      
Company logo listed on Mobile Event App
On-site Signage
Complimentary full-convention registrations Two (2) One (1)        
Invitations to the President’s Reception at ACE Five (5) Three (3) Two (2)      
Advertisement in Program Book
(Commitment by: 7 May 2020)
Full Page Half Page Quarter Page      

Sponsorship Items

Select specific sponsorship items that align with the marketing goals of your business.

General Fund

  • All contributions accepted

On-Site Branding

Aisle Signage / $25,000 Exclusive SOLD

Audio Visual / $25,000 Exclusive / $10,000 Co-Sponsor

Coffee Break Sponsorship / $5,000 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

  • Coffee Break for Tuesday is sold, still available for Monday and Wednesday

Convention Attendee Bag / $15,000 Co-Sponsor (2 of 3 Available)

Directional Signage / $15,000 Exclusive SOLD

End-of-Day Reception Bar Sponsorship / $7,500 Exclusive / $2,000 Co-Sponsor

Icebreaker Bar Sponsorship / $10,000 Exclusive / $2,500 Co-Sponsor

Lanyard Sponsorship / $20,000 Exclusive SOLD

Registration / $35,000 Exclusive SOLD

Technical Session Signage / $20,000 Exclusive / $7,500 Co-Sponsor (3 of 3 Available)

Attendee Focused

All-Convention Luncheon Speaker Support / $20,000 Co-Sponsor

All-Convention Luncheon Table Sponsor / $1,500 per Table

  • per table; seating for 8

Career Center / $5,000 Exclusive / $1,500 Co-Sponsor (4 of 4 Available)

Poster Sessions / $7,500 Co-Sponsor (5 of 5 Available)

Program Book / $36,500 Exclusive SOLD

Technical Program Notepads / $15,000 Co-Sponsor (1 of 2 Available)

Technical Program and Registration Announcement / $35,000 Exclusive

Technical Program Speaker Support / $7,500 Co-Sponsor

Digital Elements

Mobile Event App / $20,000 Co-Sponsor (2 of 3 Available)

Online Conference Proceedings / $25,000 Exclusive / $15,000 Co-Sponsor (2 of 2 Available)

Wi-Fi Hot Spots / $15,000 Co-Sponsor (1 of 2 Available)

  • per Hot Spot

Student and Young Professional Focused

AAPG Student Chapter YouTube Competition / $6,500 Co-Sponsor (1 of 2 Available)

Earth Science Educator Program / $15,000 Exclusive

Earth Science Program Student Digital Posters / $15,000 Exclusive SOLD

Student and Faculty Lounge / $15,000 Co-Sponsor (2 of 3 Available)

Student Participation in Field Trips and Short Courses

  • Contributions $500+

Student Volunteers / $5,000 Co-Sponsor (2 of 3 Available)

Student Reception / $40,000 Exclusive

Best Papers for Oral and Presentations Student Awards / $16,000 Exclusive SOLD

Outstanding Student Chapter Awards / $10,000 Exclusive SOLD

Young Professional Field Trip / $10,000 Exclusive / $3,500 Co-Sponsor SOLD

Young Professionals Meet and Greet / $10,000 Exclusive

Young Professionals Reception / $10,000 Co-Sponsor (2 of 3 Available)

Division and Society Sponsorships

All contributions to divisions and societies are accepted for thier general funds and/or thier respective activities such as Field Trips, Short Courses, Luncheons, Award Dinners and Receptions, Student Support and Social Events.

Division of Environmental Geosciences (DEG)

  • The Division of Environmental Geosciences’ activities offer a forum for the intersection of geosciences and the environment. All contributions accepted.

Division of Professional Affairs (DPA)

  • The Division of Professional Affairs’ activities appeal to those interested in ethics, professionalism and related topics. All contributions accepted.

Energy Minerals Division (EMD)

  • The Energy Minerals Division showcases activities on various energy resources and issues of the 21st century. All contributions accepted.

AAPG Women's Network (AAPGWN)

  • The goal of AAPGWN is to promote professional women in Earth sciences. Its mission includes interacting with women in Earth science, their male peers and employers, educational institutions and professional societies. All contributions accepted.
  • All contributions accepted.

AAPG Women's Network (AAPGWN) Reception / $10,000 Exclusive SOLD

AAPG Women's Network (AAPGWN) Short Courses

  • All contributions accepted.

SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology)

  • Sponsorship of any of the SEPM events will help fulfill SEPM’s mission of supporting the application and dissemination of the science of sedimentary geology. SEPM sponsors will be acknowledged on the SEPM website, on signage at the SEPM booth and event.

Spotlight Your Brand!

Secure your sponsor items for an optimal mix to drive your success. Not only will you be exposing your brand to expert geoscientist, but you will also be contributing to the advancement of our energy sector and the revitalization of overall exploration.

How to Secure

  1. Select the sponsored items that are the best fit for your company.
  2. Complete and return the Sponsorship Agreement along with your company logo. (Logo needs to be a vector .eps file)