Sponsors

Sponsors have a variety of opportunities for support and recognition. We proudly list our current sponsors and invite potential sponsors to review information about the RBMS Preconference Sponsorship Program opportunities and benefits.

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  • Becoming a Sponsor
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RBMS Preconference Sponsorship Program

The Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College & Research Libraries plays a leading role in local, national, and international special collections communities. Up to 400 rare book and manuscript librarians will meet in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from Tuesday, June 21 through Friday, June 24, 2011 for the 52nd Annual RBMS Preconference.

Reach the best and brightest professionals in rare books and manuscripts librarianship!

As an RBMS Preconference Sponsor, you will have a targeted reach, measurable returns, and access to our national network of rare books and manuscripts librarians. Strengthen your ties with special collections librarians and the work of RBMS by becoming an RBMS Preconference Sponsor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011 RBMS Preconference Sponsorship Opportunities

The RBMS Preconference offers many opportunities for high visibility along with your option to provide general conference support at five different levels of giving. Please click on the Benefits tab to see detailed benefits for each category. Apart from "general conference support," all other sponsorship opportunities are available on a first-come, first-served basis:

 

Folio Circle ($3,000 or more)

Co-sponsor Picnic Supper at the Rural Life Museum - $5,000

Co-sponsor Welcome Reception - $3,000 [Claimed - Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America]

Sponsor Conference Shuttles - $3,000

General Conference Support – $3,000 or more

 

Quarto Circle ($1,000–$2,999)

Sponsor Coffee Break - $2,500

Sponsor Conference Tote Bag - $2,500 [Claimed - William Reese Company]

Sponsor Vade Mecum (Conference Program) - $2,000

Sponsor a Plenary Session - $1,500 [Plenary 2 claimed - Bibliographical Society of America & St. Louis Mercantile Library; three others available]

Sponsor Attendee Badge Holders - $1,500 [Claimed - Atlas Systems]

Sponsor Scholarship Breakfast - $1,500 [Claimed - Atlas Systems]

Sponsor Workshops - $1,000 each [One claimed - Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts Co.; one available]

General Conference Support – $1,000–$2,999

 

Octavo Circle ($500–$999)

Sponsor First-time Attendee Orientation - $750 [Claimed - Caladex Logistics]

General Conference Support – $500–$999

 

Duodecimo Circle ($250 - $499)

General Conference Support – $250 - $499

 

Sextodecimo Circle ($150-$249)

General Conference Support – $150 - $249

Benefits at Each Level of Support

RBMS provides broad visibility and recognition for donors at all levels:

FOLIO CIRCLE ($3,000 or more)

Folio Circle members will receive:

  • Public recognition by name at a sponsored event
  • An invitation to include a current catalog in registrants' tote bags (400 copies)
  • Public recognition by name on the RBMS electronic discussion list
  • A list of preconference registrants with contact information for a one-time electronic or paper mailing
  • Hyperlinked company logo on the RBMS Preconference website
  • Acknowledgment and url listing in the preconference Vade Mecum
  • One day admission to Preconference (your choice of date)
  • Inclusion in ACRL's advertisement acknowledging sponsors in C&RL News magazine (readership of over 13,000)

 

QUARTO CIRCLE ($1,000–$2,999)

Quarto Circle members will receive:

  • An invitation to include a current catalog in registrants' tote bags (400 copies)
  • Public recognition by name on the RBMS electronic discussion list
  • A list of preconference registrants with contact information for a one-time electronic or paper mailing
  • A link to their website on the RBMS Preconference website
  • Acknowledgment and url listing in the preconference Vade Mecum
  • Inclusion in ACRL's advertisement acknowledging sponsors in C&RL News magazine (readership of over 13,000)

 

OCTAVO CIRCLE ($500–$999)

Booksellers' Showcase Exhibitors will receive:

  • Table-top space at the Booksellers' Showcase on the opening day of the program
  • For an additional $500 donation, Booksellers' Showcase Exhibitors may send a short list or brochure (12 pages or less) for inclusion in registrants' tote bags (400 copies). Upgrade to a full catalog for $750.

Other Octavo Circle members will receive:

  • • An invitation to send a short list or brochure (12 pages or less) for inclusion in registrants' tote bags (400 copies). Upgrade to a full catalog for $750.

All Octavo Circle members will receive:

  • A list of preconference registrants with contact information for a one-time electronic or paper mailing
  • A link to their website on the RBMS Preconference website
  • Acknowledgment and URL listing in the preconference Vade Mecum
  • Inclusion in ACRL's advertisement acknowledging sponsors in C&RL News magazine (readership of over 13,000)

 

DUODECIMO CIRCLE ($250–$499)

Duodecimo Circle members will receive:

  • An invitation to send a card or single-page leaflet/brochure for inclusion in registrants’ tote bags (400 copies). Upgrade to 12 pages for an additional $500, or a full catalog for $750
  • A list of preconference registrants with contact information for a one-time electronic or paper mailing
  • A link to their website on the RBMS Preconference website
  • Acknowledgment and URL listing in the preconference Vade Mecum
  • Inclusion in ACRL's advertisement acknowledging sponsors in C&RL News magazine (readership of over 13,000)

 

SEXTODECIMO CIRCLE ($150-$249)

Sextodecimo Circle members will receive:

  • An invitation to send a card or single-page leaflet/brochure for inclusion in registrants’ tote bags (400 copies). Upgrade to 12 pages for an additional $500, or a full catalog for $750
  • Inclusion in ACRL's advertisement acknowledging sponsors in C&RL News magazine (readership of over 13,000)

How to Become a Preconference Sponsor

If you are interested in specific sponsorship opportunities, please e-mail Henry Raine, Chair of RBMS.

If you are interested in providing general conference support, please submit the RBMS Preconference Remittance Form.

Checks payable to the "Association of College and Research Libraries" or credit card information should be sent by May 31, 2011 with a completed remittance form to:

ACRL RBMS Support
ATTN: Katie Coombes
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2795
Phone: 312/280-2519
Fax: 312/280-2520
E-mail: kcoombes@ala.org

How to Submit Materials for the RBMS Tote bag

Qualifying sponsors are invited to include materials in the conference tote bag according to instructions for their level of support. Materials for inclusion in tote bags should be sent by June 1, 2011 to:

Elaine B. Smyth/RBMS 2011
107 Hill Memorial Library
Louisiana State University Libraries
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3300
Work: (225) 578-6552
Fax: (225) 578-9425
E-mail: esmyth@lsu.edu

We appreciate your support!

Questions concerning sponsorship levels and opportunities may be directed to Henry Raine, Chair of RBMS.

 


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