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Value of Sponsorship:

Launch sponsors of the Materials Innovation Exchange will have the opportunity to be co-innovators in a new and unique resource that meets the needs of a global audience…

A leading edge solution to a global need
In companies, government agencies and academic institutions around the world, the focus on materials management and resource conservation is driving new interest in reclaiming materials and extracting resource value from waste. All over the world, solutions are being developed and innovative new companies and products are being launched. The Materials Innovation Exchange responds to the growing need for a centralized go-to resource for sharing experience, success stories, solutions, local resources and technical expertise.

A unique regional and worldwide resource
The  Materials Innovation Exchange brings together in one place the resources, knowledge and opportunities of industrial ecology and offers valuable regional resources coupled with a global knowledge and innovation exchange.

Our audience is diverse
We invite and incentivize participation from the wide range of professionals in business, government and academia that are pioneering solutions to materials and waste reduction challenges.

Solutions on both a local and global scale
Anyone can access this information—the site gets the information out of the silos of government, academia and business and makes it available to anyone interested in innovation and creating solutions.

The site is participatory and backed by world class expertise
Opportunities for buying, selling and trading materials can be focused regionally, but are not limited to regional boundaries. Local suppliers, processors and product developers will be listed on the site to facilitate closed loop innovation.

Membership Levels

Platinum Level:

  • Be seen as a thought leader and integral part of the unveiling of the Materials Innovation Exchange.
  • Receive the highest visibility as we launch our marketing and PR campaigns and be noted as a FOUNDING sponsor.
  • Continued featured placement in online ads, sponsored links, newsletters, print and social media throughout the year.
  • The utmost of recognition at member events with speaking opportunity.
  • Deep review and consultation with ongoing facilitation to meet your sustainability and resource/materials management goals.

Gold Level:

  • Be seen as a prominent supporter of the Materials Innovation Exchange and a thought leader in materials management.
  • Receive visibility on the Materials Innovation Exchange website, through social media, print materials, newsletters and at By-Product Synergy NW events.
  • Hands-on assistance in realizing your sustainability goals.

Silver Level:

  • Be seen as a supporter of the Materials Innovation Exchange and industry leader.
  • Reach hundreds of decision makers through online ads, social media, event displays, newsletters and cross-promotion.
  • Receive a thoughtful and powerful sustainability review and facilitation through NBIS and By-Product Synergy NW.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Mary Rose, Co-Executive Director, NBIS/BPS NW
(425) 445-2600

Sponsor Benefits

Benefits of Sponsorship

Platinum – $10,000 (Founding Sponsors) Gold – $5000 (sponsors) Silver – $2500 (sustainable sponsors)
Thought Leader
White Papers/Case Studies Sponsor Unlimited 5 2
Steering Committee member X X
Industry leadership recognition X X X
Opportunity to host a BPS workshop or working group X X X
Sponsored Links X
header ad + sponsored link 12 months 6 months 3 months
Sponsored ad in Innovation Zone X X
125 x 125 sponsored ad 12 months 6 months 3 months
Named as sponsor of particular section on website X X
Links from articles in Innovation Zone to company websites X X X
Featured profile of company achievements X X X
Sustainability Consultation and Opportunity Optimization
Sustainability Review & Consultation with NBIS up to 6 hours up to 3.5 hours up to 1.5 hours
Site Visit with resource management and BPS opportunity report Report review and ongoing facilitation Report Review and 2 time follow up Report Review/no facilitation
Facilitated links to BPS members and resources Opportunity review and ongoing facilitation Opportunity review with one follow up 1 time opportunity review
NBIS Leadership Team endorsements: Advisory and Board member outreach to their networks X X
Synergy Calculations to capture the savings, waste diversion, greenhouse gas reductions, and economic benefits of your company’s activity. X X X
Promotion & Outreach
Launch Marketing – Named as Founding Sponsor in launch announcements of Materials Innovation Exchange open for business X
Launch Marketing – Thanked as Sponsor in launch announcements of Materials Innovation Exchange open for business X
Launch Marketing – Mentioned in launch announcements of Materials Innovation Exchange open for business X
Newsletters – listed with sponsor level in BPS NW newsletters – stories placed in other newsletters X X X
Company logos on print materials Featured Prominent Secondary
Named as founding sponsor in ongoing PR and updates on the Materials Innovation Exchange site. X
Help with cross promotion between LinkedIn Groups X X X
Social Media: Announcements via NBIS social media network (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook as well as other pertinent LinkedIn Groups). X X X
Cross Promotion: Mentioned through cross promotion with media and association partners as well as other speaking events X X X
BPS Events
Presenting Speaker Opportunity X
Case Study Speaker as appropriate as appropriate as appropriate
Opportunity to place materials on chairs at larger BPS events X
Stand-up Banner display with logo X
Opportunity to have a table/display at larger BPS events X X X
Program materials listing (as appropriate to level) X X X
Host a tour of your facility X X X
Sponsored presentation papers X
Discount on National Membership in USBCSD X X X
Recognition (this program is still being developed)
Benefits may include:
Presenting sponsor for Recognition Event X
Opportunity to have a table/display at recognition event X X
Banner listing at Recognition Event X
Logos Listed in program materials and on website prior to event X X X

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