Annual conference sponsorship - Museums Association

Annual conference sponsorship

Our three-day annual conference is the perfect opportunity to make the most of our live and online audiences. Taking place on location in Liverpool as well as online, 7-9 November, the 2021 conference will be accessible to a larger number of delegates than usual.

We have put together sponsorship packages to reflect this hybrid event, at a range of price points to allow small and large businesses to be involved and raise their profile to the museum community.

Packages and Pricing

Suppliers Hub
Entry-level sponsorship for all businesses
£950
10% discount for Commercial Members

This entry-level package includes delegate places for your staff at the conference, plus your company logo and details in our conference suppliers hub on our website, where delegates will be able to find out more about the work you do and the services you offer.

The full package:

  • delegate places for two representatives from your organisation, plus unlimited attendance online for other staff
  • attendance for two representatives from your organisation at the networking events in Liverpool (7-9 November)
  • organisation logo on holding slides during the conference
  • recognition as conference sponsor with organisation logo on our website
  • organisation logo, contact details and description in the conference suppliers hub area on our website

Number of sponsors: unlimited

Session Films
Present your work in pre-recorded films shown throughout the conference
£2,500
10% discount for Commercial Members

These films are shown in the main conference programme before and after each session. As the audience waits for the next session, it is a great way to catch their attention and promote your work. Films are limited to five, so you are guaranteed a high level of promotion.

The full package:

  • 30 second film slot to display your work to conference attendees
  • film repeated many times over the conference duration
  • delegate places for three representatives from your organisation, plus unlimited attendance online for other staff
  • recognition by the MA President at the Annual General Meeting

Production: Film produced by sponsor

Number of sponsors: five

Key Sponsor
Sponsorship with tabletop for companies who want that key in person promotion opportunity
£3,500
10% discount for Commercial Members

This package includes a tabletop stand at the ACC Liverpool for two days where you will meet the delegates attending the event and demonstrate your products or services. These are accessible and welcoming tabletop spaces that you can adorn with your own pop-up branding and marketing materials.

The package also includes a half hour session in the conference programme, giving you the opportunity to talk to the in-person and digital audiences about your work.

It also includes attendance to the event and branding across all platforms recognising your company as key sponsor.

The full package:

  • tabletop stand at the ACC Liverpool for two days (8-9 November)
  • up to 20-minute speaker slot in the conference programme (first-come, first served on available slots)
  • slot can be live or can be filmed beforehand
  • delegate places for three representatives from your organisation, plus unlimited attendance online for other staff
  • attendance for three representatives from your organisation at the networking events in Liverpool (7-9 November)
  • organisation logo on holding slides during the conference
  • recognition as conference sponsor with organisation logo on our website
  • organisation logo, contact details and description in the conference suppliers hub area of our website
  • recognition by the MA President at the Annual General Meeting

Production: pop up banners, marketing materials, presentation/film provided by sponsor; table top and chairs provided by MA

Number of sponsors: up to 12 tabletops and speaker slots throughout the two days

Networking Sponsor
The chance to have a presence at the conference evening events
£4,000
10% discount for Commercial Members

Sponsoring our evening networking events is a great way to have your business associated with the main event in the museum sector calendar. Not only will your branding be highly visible, but it is an opportunity for representatives of your company to network with delegates in an informal atmosphere. There are events on the Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings on the conference, with the main event held on the Monday evening.

The full package:

  • delegate places for three representatives from your organisation, plus unlimited attendance online for other staff
  • attendance at the networking events for six representatives from your organisation
  • one pop-up promotional banner at the networking events
  • where speeches are occurring, acknowledgement at the networking events
  • your organisation name and logo on all promotional materials related to the networking events
  • delegate places for three representatives from your organisation, plus unlimited attendance online for other staff
  • organisation logo on holding slides during the conference
  • recognition as conference sponsor with organisation logo on our website
  • organisation logo, contact details and description in the conference suppliers hub area of our website
  • recognition by the MA President at the Annual General Meeting

Production: logo and pop-up banner provided by sponsor

Number of sponsors: up to six

Major Sponsor
Maximum promotion for your company in the lead up to and throughout conference
£4,500
10% discount for Commercial Members

As a major conference sponsor, we will endeavour to provide maximum promotion for your organisation in the run up to and during the conference, with adverts and promotions across our media channels and at the event itself.

The full package:

  • Half page advert in November Museums Journal (worth £840)
  • Advert on MA website articles throughout November (worth £300)
  • Premium advert in an MA newsletter in October or November (worth £200)
  • tabletop stand at the ACC Liverpool for two days (8-9 November)
  • up to 20-minute speaker slot in the conference programme (first-come, first served on available slots)
  • slot can be live or can be filmed beforehand
  • delegate places for three representatives from your organisation, plus unlimited attendance online for other staff
  • attendance for three representatives from your organisation at the networking events in Liverpool (7-9 November)
  • organisation logo on holding slides during the conference
  • recognition as conference sponsor with organisation logo on our website
  • organisation logo, contact details and description in the conference suppliers hub area of our website
  • recognition by the MA President at the Annual General Meeting

Production: logo, adverts, pop up banners, marketing materials, presentation/film provided by sponsor; table top and chairs provided by MA

Number of sponsors: up to five

Museums Change Lives Awards Sponsor
Associate your business with our highly popular awards celebrating the best work in museums
£5,000
10% discount for Commercial Members

The Museums Change Lives Awards are our high profile national annual awards that celebrate the achievements of museums and individuals that have made an impact on the lives of their audiences and communities, with winners to be announced at a ceremony during our conference in November.

Sponsoring the awards gives you a unique opportunity to align your business with the outstanding work done by museums and their staff – and to raise your profile by being part of the awards ceremony itself.

The full package:

  • the opportunity to present one of the awards to the winners at the awards ceremony
  • branding and promotion at the awards ceremony
  • recognition as a sponsor of with your organisation name and logo on all promotional materials related to the awards
  • delegate places for three representatives from your organisation, plus unlimited attendance online for other staff
  • attendance for three representatives from your organisation at the networking events in Liverpool (7-9 November)
  • organisation logo on holding slides during the conference
  • recognition as conference sponsor with organisation logo on our website
  • organisation logo, contact details and description in the conference suppliers hub area of our website
  • recognition by the MA President at the Annual General Meeting

Production: logo provided by sponsor

Number of sponsors: one (exclusive)

Inclusive Places Sponsor
Reflect our values and promote inclusion and diversity in the sector
Variable
Subject to the number of places sponsored

Promoting inclusion and diversity in the sector are part of our values. This is an opportunity to sponsor delegate places for people from diverse backgrounds. The sponsor will pay for a number of delegate places and we will offer these to underrepresented people. This is a great opportunity for an organisation that supports our values to help promote them and make the conference more inclusive.

The package includes:

  • organisation name and logo on all promotional materials related to the sponsored places
  • delegate places for three representatives from your organisation, plus unlimited attendance online for other staff
  • attendance for three representatives from your organisation at the networking events in Liverpool (7-9 November)
  • organisation logo on holding slides during the conference
  • recognition as conference sponsor with organisation logo on our website
  • organisation logo, contact details and description in the conference suppliers hub area of our website
  • recognition by the MA President at the Annual General Meeting

Production: logo provided by sponsor; all other production/administration included

Number of sponsors: up to three

Got a different idea?

We are happy to discuss other options and ways to promote your business  – please get in touch…

Contact our Advertising Team

Let's discuss what's best for your business

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+44 (0)20 7566 7830

Email
adverts@museumsassociation.org

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