October 20-22, 2020 Knoxville, TN
Brought to you by: Rubber Division | American Chemical Society
October 20-22, 2020 Knoxville, TN

Sponsorship & Marketing Opportunities

What are your marketing goals?

  • Stand out from the other exhibitors
  • Corporate branding
  • Drive more traffic to your booth
  • Communicate a giveaway, announcement or message
  • Getting your name out there in our industry
  • Display your support of education and training opportunities

We have a sponsorship opportunity to align with whatever your marketing goals may be. There are two levels of conference/expo sponsorship opportunities available.

Interested in becoming an International Elastomer Conference Sponsor?

Contact Gretchen Cermak, Director of Marketing & Communications, at gc@rubber.org or 330-595-5540.

Exclusive IEC Sponsorship Opportunities

*Only one sponsor per opportunity

Valuable Benefits:

  • Booth highlighted on floor plan in our Show Planner. The Show Planner is an approximately 20-page marketing piece that provides thorough information about the components of the conference and will be mailed with one of Rubber & Plastics News’ June issues, as well as sent as a mailer to all individuals in our 30,000+ database who aren’t Rubber & Plastics News subscribers.
  • Logo (with booth number underneath) displayed in our Show Guide. The Show Guide is the sole on-site guide distributed to all attendees at the conference/expo.
  • Booth highlighted on floor plan in our Show Guide
  • A dedicated article featured in one Show Daily publication distributed at the conference/expo. You're free to promote most anything you want in this article, as it will be submitted to Rubber Division, ACS from you.
  • Opportunity for a company representative to give a half-hour presentation in the Expo Theater during the expo. Presentations are strongly promoted to encourage attendance. Limited number of presentation slots available. If unable to secure a presentation slot, company will be highlighted in an e-blast sent to registered attendees prior to the conference. 
  • Company will be featured on our conference website. This includes:
    • Company logo and booth number if exhibiting with a short paragraph on sponsors page
    • Logo to be featured on our home page
  • Inclusion in sponsor thank you signage at the conference, which highlights your company logo and booth number (if applicable). 
  • Floor decal in aisle in front of your booth noting company as a 'Valued Sponsor'

2020 Exclusive Sponsors

  • Lanyards - Hexpol Compounding  
  • Hotel Custom Keycards - HollyFrontier 
  • Technical Meeting - Lianda  
  • Mobile Conference App - AirBoss Rubber Solutions
  • Educational Symposium Sponsor - LORD Corporation
  • WiFi Sponsor - Ergon, Inc. (pending)
  • Tote Bags - Available

Available Exclusive IEC/Expo Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Tote Bags & possibly WiFi

Other IEC/Expo Sponsorship & Marketing Opportunities


Technical Meeting Coffee Station Sponsor – $3,500

Receive exposure on signage at our coffee station. You may also provide handouts to be placed there.

Registration Pens - $2,500

We go through a ton of pens during our conference – at registration and our booth. Your logo or company name will be printed on all pens. Leave a lasting impression as attendees hold on to these. Remaining pens will be used at our spring meeting.

Eblast – $2,500

We will send an email to registered attendees about your company (or any specific messaging you'd prefer) prior to or after the event.

Registration Bag Insert – $1,500

Provide us with a piece of corporate literature or a giveaway for us to place in our attendee registration bags.

Promotional Meter Board – $1,500

Provide custom graphics/artwork/messaging to be placed on an approximately 3'x7' meter board near the expo entrance.

We're open to custom opportunities outside our current offerings. Contact gc@rubber.org to discuss yours.

Sponsorship Policies: All sponsorships are accepted on a first-received, first-reserved basis. Payment for sponsorship is due immediately in order to secure the opportunity. Rubber Division, ACS reserves the right to change or withdraw any of these sponsorship opportunities at any time and without prior notice.