Sponsorship Opportunities


September 12-13, 2018

UWM Student Union

The Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference brings together federal agencies, industry and academia for technical discussions to advance the nation’s research enterprise. Great things happen when great minds come together; your support assures this will happen.
For 2018, UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science is partnering with the new UWM Connected Systems Institute, with focus on the future of connectivity.

Sponsorship Levels:
• Platinum Sponsor: $7,500
• Gold Sponsor: $5,000
• Silver Sponsor: $2,500
• Bronze Sponsor: $1,000

College of Engineering & Applied Science Sponsorship Contact:
• Jean Opitz, Development Director, College of Engineering & Applied Science, opitz@uwm.edu

MERC Contacts:
• David Yu, Interim Associate Dean for Research, yu@uwm.edu
• Wendy Pero, Executive Assistant for Research Programs, pero@uwm.edu

Connected Systems Institute Contact:
• Adel Nasiri, Interim Executive Director, nasiri@uwm.edu



Benefit Platinum Gold Silver Bronze
Logo on UWM Engineering Website (189K est. sessions annually)
Logo on UWM MERC website
Logo on invitations and announcements (print and digital)
Logo in MKE Engineer and CSI  enewsletter (12K audience—including alumni, industry partners, faculty)
Logo on event signage
Logo on event giveaway
Mention in UWM Engineering social media (LinkedIn Alumni group—1.5K members, Facebook, Twitter)
Include your items in swag bag
Complimentary conference registrations 10 8 4 2
Event handout ad (sponsor to provide ad) Full page Half page Quarter page
Special speaker dinner (9/13); number of invitations: 4 2 1
Opportunity to give brief remarks (three minutes) opening morning or lunch of conference (September 12)
Mention as lead sponsor in any potential news releases
Acknowledgement as lunch sponsor in event handout
Opportunity to give brief remarks (three minutes) second day of conference (September 13)

Download sponsorship opportunities document here.