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Annual Meeting - Sponsorship Opportunities

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With your sponsorship you will have the opportunity to:

  • Spotlight company information/products with key media professionals in the garden industry
  • Receive company recognition in the conference brochure, website and on-site program
  • Expand business opportunities by spotlighting your company and its products during your sponsored event

Be A Part of This Year’s Primer Gardening Communication Event in Pasadena, California!

Specific questions about sponsorship opportunities can be addressed to

$10,000 +
Monday Awards Dinner $16,000
Saturday Lunch* $14,500
Keynote and Presenter Support $10,000
General Donation $10,000
*May include 8-10 minute speaking opportunity
$5,000 +
Closing Exhibit Reception* $8,000
Monday Box Lunch $8,000
Tour Transportation $6,000/tour
General Donation $5,000
*May include 8-10 minute speaking opportunity
$2,500 +
General Donation $2,500+
*May include 5-8 minute speaking opportunity
$1000 +
General Donation** $750+
** A minimum donation of $1,000 is required to include information in the registration bags.

Sponsor Benefits & Guidelines

The purpose of sponsoring an event at the GWA symposium is to support the association while your company gains a positive public relations experience. In order to maximize your sponsorship and help the association, please follow the guidelines below.

sponsors chart

Registration Bag Literature Guidelines
  1. Please see chart above for number of pages allowed with each level of sponsorship. Literature that exceeds the number of allowable pages cannot be included in the registration packets.
  2. Additional literature information:
  • Catalogues, press kits, and other bound materials cannot be accepted.
  • All items (pens, trinkets, pins, etc…) will count as one page of literature.
  • Product samples (seed packs, soil packs, etc...) cannot be accepted. Any samples sent to the Convention Center will be discarded.

Literature Shipping Information

  • This year, you will ship your literature directly to the Pasadena Convention Center. Your materials must arrive on or after September 16, 2015. Materials that do not arrive by September 17, 2015, cannot be included in the attendee packets. Materials that arrive before 9/16/15 will be turned away by the Convention Center.
  • Anyone shipping any items to Canada must contact the GWA office to receive proper paperwork
    for customs handling procedures.
  • Please include this information on your shipping label:
    Pasadena Convention Center
    Marengo Loading Dock
    128 S. Marengo Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Event: GWA Annual Symposium
    ATTN: JC McGowan & Lauri DeClerk

Complimentary Registrations

  1. Registrations are not transferable to persons outside the sponsoring company.
  2. All persons must submit a completed registration form to register for the individual events.
  3. Optional Tours are not included in the registration.

More information about this year's sponsorship opportunities will be coming soon! Specific questions about sponsorship opportunities can be addressed to

Symposium Sponsor


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