September 7-9, 2016      
WESTERN USERS OF SAS SOFTWARE                                                                       
 

 

 

 

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

September 7-9, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt on Union Square, San Francisco, California

The Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) Annual Educational Forum and Conference is the premier opportunity to learn, problem-solve and network with SAS® professionals in the Western region.

SAS users attending WUSS 2016 have the opportunity to
  • learn the latest in SAS technology
  • get tips and techniques for immediate on-the-job use
  • enhance professional skills by presenting a paper
  • talk with SAS developers and experts
  • talk with exhibitors
  • network with other SAS users.

The WUSS Organization and the WUSS Educational Forum and Conference are enhanced from your company’s support in one or more of these ways:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Sponsor

    Technology Sponsor

    Exhibitor

    Sponsors of the WUSS organization provide financial support for the programs administered by WUSS. These programs include providing grants for local SAS user group events as well as funding Student and Faculty scholarships and Junior Professional awards for the WUSS Educational Forum and Conference.

    Technology sponsors provide financial support for technology at the WUSS Educational Forum and Conference.

    Exhibitors provide direct support for the WUSS Educational Forum and Conference, both financially and by hosting booths in Resource Central.


     

    Exposure for your company:

    Sponsor

    Technology Sponsor

    Exhibitor

    All year:

     

     

     

    On the WUSS Website: your logo with a link from wuss.org home page to your company website

    x

    x

     

    Recognition at Local Users Group meetings in the WUSS region where WUSS provides support

    x

    x

     

    At the WUSS Educational Forum and Conference:

     

     

     

    Recognition at the Opening and Closing Sessions

    x

    x

     

    Provide logo item for attendee bag, e.g. notepad, highlighter, etc. Prior approval required.

    x

    x

     

    Company logo on mobile app

    x

    x

    x

    Company name and logo displayed on large prominent signage

    throughout conference

    with the technology you sponsor

     

    Opportunity for 10-20 minute presentations in WUSS Theater

    x

    x

    x

    Network with attendees

    if attending conference

    if attending  conference

    x

    Explain the benefits of your company’s mission and its services to attendees at your booth in Resource Central

    Platinum Sponsor

     

    x


    Expected attendance at WUSS 2016 is approximately 500 – 600 SAS users with a variety of occupations and industries represented at the conference and forum.

    Who attends the Western Users of SAS Software Educational Forum and Conference?

    SAS Programmers  Data Mining Analysts Database Managers
    Health Care Analysts Analytics Managers Data Scientists
    Pharmaceutical Programmers Statisticians Academic Scholars
    Forecasting Managers Researchers Junior Professionals


    What industries are represented at the WUSS Educational Forum and Conference?

    Pharmaceuticals Financial Services Government
    Health Care Banking Education
    Media/Communications Insurance Research
    Manufacturing Retail Consulting

     

    WUSS 2016 Rates and Conference Benefits

    SPONSORS, TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS and EXHIBITORS

     

    Fee

    Number of Fully Paid Registrations

    Number of Registrations at 80% Early Rate

    Exhibitor Space in Resource Central

    Remarks at Opening Session

    Size of Ad in Conference Guide

    Sponsor Levels

    Platinum

    $7,000

    4

    8

    yes

    Yes, 3 minutes

    Full Page

    Gold

    $5,500

    3

    6

    no

    Yes, 2 minutes

    Full Page

    Silver

    $4,000

    2

    4

    no

    no

    Half Page

    Bronze

    $2,500

    1

    2

    no

    no

    Half Page

     

    Technology Sponsors

    Mobile App

    $1,000

    1

    0

    no

    no

    Half Page

    Hands On Workshops

    $3,500

    2

    3

    no

    no

    Half Page

    ePosters

    $1,500

    1

    1

    no

    no

    Half Page

       

    Exhibitors

    Exhibitor

    $2,500

    1

    2

    yes

    no

    additional fee

    Academic

    $1000

    1

    0

    yes

    no

    additional fee

    Additional Marketing Opportunities for your Company:

    Advertising

    WUSS 2016 Conference Guide Full Page Ad

    $500

    Download Sponsor/Exhibitor Application Form

    Download Sponsor/Exhibitor Brochure

    For more informations or questions, please e-mail us at sponsor@wuss.org.

    WUSS is the officially recognized SAS Users Group of the Western Region of the United States. WUSS states include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. This non-profit, education organization exists to provide SAS System users a forum for the exchange of ideas and to provide professional development opportunities for SAS users. SAS users are encouraged to participate in the educational, training and networking opportunities provided via the annual WUSS Educational Forum and Conference.

    SAS and all other SAS Institute Inc. product or service names are registered trademarks or trademarks of SAS Institute Inc. in the USA and other countries. ® indicates USA registration.

    Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.