Sponsorship and Marketing Opportunities

  • 500+ Delegates
  • National & International Membership
  • Premier Australian Archaeology Conference
  • Expand Your Market
  • Raise your Organisational Profile
  • Develop Partnerships

AAA2017 offers a unique opportunity for businesses to showcase their work, products and services at the premier Australian archaeological event of the year.

Hosted by La Trobe University, the Conference is being held at Pullman Melbourne on the Park, VIC from 6 - 8 December 2017 and will consist of 3 full days of papers, presentations, meetings and social events.

Sponsorship provides opportunities for exposure and interaction with our delegates at all events. We offer a range of sponsorship packages, but are happy to discuss and ideas you may have.

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WHO WE ARE
The AAA is a not for profit association of professional archaeologists and associates which:

  • Seeks to advance all forms of archaeology and archaeological knowledge;
  • Promotes ethical archaeological research;
  • Recognises the ownership of cultural heritage by the relevant Indigenous peoples;
  • Publicises the importance of study and conservation of archaeological sites and collections;
  • Publishes the journal Australian Archaeology; and
  • Convenes an annual conference to share the results of our members’ work and research.

Our members work around the world with Indigenous peoples, communities of descent and contemporary custodians on historic sites, nautical and terrestrial and extra-terrestrial sites and with a wide range of physical, biological and social scientists.

WHY SPONSOR
Archaeology, and the wide range of social and scientific disciplines associated with it, is at the cutting edge of scientific exploration and knowledge about the movement, settlement and lives of early humans. The papers presented at this conference will cover the latest research results, key heritage issues and new advancements in the application of scientific techniques which will generate considerable media and public interest.

Our delegates are interested in the latest technologies, publications, services and advances in research that will complement their work. Our delegates love to learn about the places they visit; their histories and amenities.

Many delegates visit local heritage, produce and entertainment sites during and after the conference.

Feedback from previous sponsors has shown that sponsorship provides strong results in terms of:

  • extended markets for both products and services;
  • expanded professional networks;
  • information sharing;
  • development of partnerships;
  • increased awareness of organisations; and
  • enhanced corporate exposure.

WHERE THE SPONSORSHIP MONEY GOES
The costs associated with hosting the Conference are many, varied, and large – sponsorship monies are used in a number of ways to offset costs, including but not limited to support for the:

  • Participation and travel costs for Indigenous delegates who may not otherwise be able to attend;
  • Travel costs of students presenting at the conference;
  • Awards given at the Conference Dinner/Annual Awards Ceremony; and
  • Preparation of conference materials such as registration packs and publication of conference handbooks and abstracts.

WHAT TO DO NEXT
If you are interested in providing sponsorship or partnering with us for the AAA2017 Conference, please contact:

Samantha Turner, Conference Manager, Conference Online

aaa@conferenceonline.com.au  - 07 5580 8677

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