Exhibition & Sponsorship

Sponsorship Opportunities

The organisers of the 27th Congress of the South African Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology are excited to welcome you to the virtual event scheduled from 23 to 26 January 2022.

It will feature oral and poster presentations covering a broad range of topics in the molecular life sciences. Speakers will include a mix of international experts, established national researchers, postdoctoral fellows as well as postgraduate students. The conference is open to delegates from South Africa, the African continent and beyond.

Sponsorship Packages (Vat Inclusive)

Platinum Sponsorship R 50 000

  • Double exhibition stand (includes two exhibitor attendees)
  • Four conference attendees
  • Landing slide banner with URL
  • Sponsorship of one session (as per the programme), logo displayed next to the session on the platform
  • Three-minute video played during the lunch breaks as per the programme
  • Poster Session Sponsorship (two poster sessions available)
  • Logo displayed:
    • on the home page and the sponsorship page of the website
    • on the full programme document and on the login page on the platform
    • during the leg-stretch breaks as per the programme

Gold Sponsorship R 30 000

  • Single exhibition stand (includes two exhibitor attendees)
  • Three conference attendees
  • Three-minute video played during the lunch breaks as per the programme
  • Logo displayed:
    • on the website
    • on the full programme document and on the login page on the platform
    • during the leg-stretch breaks as per the programme

Silver Sponsorship R 20 000

  • Single exhibition stand (includes two exhibitor attendees)
  • Two conference attendees
  • Logo displayed:
    • on the website
    • on the full programme document and on the login page on the platform

Bronze Sponsorship R 10 000

  • Single exhibition stand (includes two exhibitor attendees)
  • One conference attendee
  • Logo displayed on the website and the full programme document on the platform

Oral and Poster Prizes R 500 to R 1500

There are twelve prizes in total. Sponsor one prize or all. Categories: Oral PhD, Oral MSc, Posters Day 1, Posters Day 2.

First Prize R1500 / Second Prize R1000 / Third Prize R 500 / All three R 3000 / All twelve R 12 000

  • Logo displayed on the website and the full programme document on the platform

Student Sponsorship R 1000

  • Logo displayed on the website and the full programme document on the platform

Note that the categories as outlined above are guidelines. All sponsorships will be welcome with the level of exposure and involvement being negotiable. Sponsors should ideally clearly indicate their requirements from the outset.

Contact Details:

Catherine Taylor – catherinet@turnersconferences.co.za

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms of Payment:

  • 50% deposit of the invoice to be paid on receipt of invoice.
  • Final balance invoice will be issued 2 December 2021
  • All invoices must be settled within 30 days, non-receipt of payments may result in release of reserved items

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be made in writing to the Congress Organiser and the following cancellation policy will be enforced:

  • 50% of the contract price if cancellation is received up until 2months before the start of the Conference
  • 100% of the contract price if cancellation is received less than 1 month1 before the start of the Conference

Liability:

The Organisers accept no responsibility for any damages if the sponsored event is not performed because of any obstacle or hindrance outside the control of the Organisers, which the Organisers could not reasonably have foreseen when signing this contract and which the Organiser could not have avoided at a reasonable effort or cost. Such obstacles and hindrances include, but are not limited to, the outbreak of war, civil riots, governmental or other obstacles i.e. natural disasters, fire, flooding and any other circumstances that fall within the meaning of the above.