Partnership Opportunities

WMA ANNUAL MEETING | INSPIRE 2018 | OCTOBER 21-24 | TACOMA, WA

Partnering with the Western Museums Association (WMA) offers great exposure to a wide range of museum professionals, and supports the professional development WMA provides the museum field.

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Sponsor WMA 2018

Connect with the WMA Community on a deeper level! All sponsorships are acknowledged on the WMA website, in the Annual Meeting Final Program, selected promotional materials, and on signage at the Annual Meeting.

Sponsorhip Levels

  • Trailblazer - $4,000
  • Innovator - $2,500
  • Leader - $1,500
  • Catalyst - $1,200
  • Enthusiast - $600

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Exhibit at WMA 2018

Corporate Membership is required to exhibit at the Annual Meeting—learn more here.

Exhibit space includes: 2 Annual Meeting registrations; 8’ x 10’ tabletop exhibit area; 8’ skirted table with 2 chairs; Your organization’s name, website, and descriptive listing in the Exhibitors Guide section of the Annual Meeting Final Program; Acknowledgement on the WMA and AMA Websites.

Cost

  • Paid before April 7: $800
  • Paid by June 16: $1,000
  • After June 16: $1,200

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Advertise with WMA

Reach your target audience throughout the year! Print and electronic advertising is an affordable and effective way to stretch your marketing dollars.

Annual Meeting Program Ad Rates

  • 1/2 Page: $500
  • Full Page: $700
  • Inside Cover: $1,200
  • Back Cover: $1,600
  • Annual Meeting Program Insertion: $240

Electronic Advertising

  • WMA Homepage Ad & eWestmuse: Ads run in 4, 8, and 12 month cycles and are sized 340px X 200px
  • WMA Website Ad & eWestmuse: Ads run in 4, 8, and 12 month cycles and are sized 200px X 340px

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See What WMA's Partners are Saying

“The WMA Annual Meeting is the easiest sponsorship decision that I make all year – there is no better place to engage the western museum community. The friendships and business relationships that I have built over the years have been invaluable; the staff and board take care of sponsors; and the visibility over the three day conference is incredible. We will be back every year.”

Dafna Zilafro
Vice President of Marketing
MATT Construction Corporation

 

“Pacific Studio has been exhibiting at the WMA Annual Meeting for more than a decade. It is a great way for us to reconnect with our clients and learn about new projects. The WMA Annual Meeting truly is a fantastic event for us.”

Marc Burns
Business Development Director
PACIFIC STUDIO 

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Benefits of Partnering with the WMA

  • Reaches a concentrated group of museum professionals from a variety of sectors
  • Increases visibility among a diverse group of cultural institutions in the Western Region
  • Positions your business as a supporter and leader in the museum field
  • Builds existing relationships with decision-makers, while fostering new connections
  • Supports a high quality forum dedicated to sharing cutting edge and emerging ideas being accessible to all museum professionals

See a list of WMA's Past Partners

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Get Involved

Already know you want to Sponsor, Exhibit, or Advertise at WMA?

For more information, please contact:

Jason B. Jones
WMA Executive Director
707.433.4701
wma@westmuse.org

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Important Dates in 2018

  • March 23: Deadline for advertising in Preliminary Program
  • April 6: Last day for Super Early Exhibit Booth rate
  • May 14: Conference registration opens
  • June 8: Last day for Early Exhibit Booth rate
  • July 27: Last day for Early Bird conference registration rates
  • August 10: Deadline to advertise in Final Program
  • October 21-24: Annual Meeting in Tacoma