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Sponsorship Opportunities

As a solution provider to industry, you need to get in front of decision makers to offer your products and services and demonstrate your value proposition that solves the needs of manufacturers and producers around the globe. MESA offers several types of sponsorship opportunities depending on your company's goals and objectives.

NEW! Smart Manufacturing Now Virtual Event Sponsorships

Regional Sponsorship: $5,000
Global Sponsorship: $8,000

MESA International presents Smart Manufacturing Now!, a worldwide virtual event scheduled for May 8-11 broadcast live in two time zones. Reach MESA’s community of manufacturers, producers, industry leaders and solution providers as a sponsor of our 2023 Virtual Event, Smart Manufacturing Now! Benefits include:

  • opportunity to bring in a keynote speaker (manufacturer/producer) -
  • logo on all Virtual Event promotions
  • participant list - Regional Sponsors will receive the participant list specific to the region sponsored. Global Sponsors will receive the complete participant list.

Use Case Sponsorship

Premium Members: $1,000
Non-Members: $2,000

Submit a use case around the new MESA Model: A Framework for Smarter Manufacturing. These short-written works outline examples that combine one or more lifecycles from the model in a smart way by utilizing enabling technologies and incorporating applicable cross-lifecycle threads. Your company name and logo will appear on the submitted use case and it will be promoted to MESA's audience, as well as live in the MESA Resource Center.  Use cases must be free of overt commercialism. Sponsors will receive leads from their use case downloads.

Keystone Sponsorship

Price: $30,000 annually (includes membership)

Keystone Sponsors support the entire organization globally in all areas of operation. Benefits include:

  • brand awareness and worldwide credibility
  • opportunity to place a company representative on all of MESA's Board of Directors (International, Americas, APAC, EMEA)
  • promotion of company logo in MESA e-blasts, website, webinars, etc.

Working Group Sponsorship

Price: $10,000 annually (includes membership)

Working Group Sponsors support the work of a specific content-generating group within MESA. Benefits include*:

  • demonstrated thought leadership on relevant topic area
  • promotion of company logo in support of Working Group-specific MESA activities (webinars, events, communications, etc…)
  • internal and external content-distribution rights for sponsored Working Group-generated content

Regional Sponsorship

Price: $7,500 annually (includes membership)

Regional Sponsors underwrite the efforts of the teams in dedicated geographies to support MESA's mission. Benefits include*:

  • brand awareness and regional credibility
  • the ability to participate in one (1) Regional Board of Directors: EMEA, APAC or the Americas
  • promotion of company logo in support of regional MESA activities

Smart Manufacturing Community Sponsorship

Member Company Price: $5,000 annually
Non-Member Company Price: $6,500 annually

Smart Manufacturing Community Sponsors underwrite the ongoing best practice sharing and acceleration of progress toward Smart Manufacturing within this specific community in MESA. Benefits include:

  • Logo on landing & sign-up pages
  • Logo on meeting slides
  • 3-minute intro slot
  • 20-minute educational slot
  • Distribute your educational content
  • Special thanks on every call

Webinar Sponsorship

As a Webinar Sponsor, your brand will be visible throughout the life of the webinar telling members who you are and showcasing your company as dedicated to advancing smart manufacturing.

Option 1 - Create Your Own Webinar
Member Company Price: $5,500
Non-Member Company Price: $8,000

Submit a relevant educational topic, provide your own expert speaker and work closely with MESA’s Knowledge Committee to get your webinar up and running. This option is great for those who want to showcase their expertise in the industry. Your topic must be educational in scope and provide business knowledge, solutions and information around smart manufacturing/Industrie 4.0 topics. Let’s start working together today!

Option 2 – Select an “In-Production” Webinar Topic from MESA
Member Company Price: $3,500
Non-Member Company Price: $5,000

Work with MESA’s Knowledge Committee on any upcoming webinar in production from our Working Groups and we will do the rest.  We will find the speakers and work with the marketing team to get your logo placed on the landing page and marketing materials. This sponsorship opportunity works great for those who want to sponsor a webinar, but don’t have the time or resources to produce a live event.  Let’s get you signed up for a sponsorship today!

Smart Manufacturing Model Sponsorship

Member Company Price: $10,000
Non-Member Company Price: $15,000
Additional discounts available for Keystone Sponsors.

MESA's new Smart Manufacturing Model will add even more power to the fourth industrial revolution and ensure that its impact is global, substantial and long-lasting. Sponsor companies enable the promotion of the model content that is being created by MESA.

MESA's mission is to help manufacturers/producers improve Operations Management capabilities through the effective application of technology solutions and best practices. MESA is registered as a 501(c)(6) organization with the IRS. Contributions to 501(c)(6) organizations are not deductible as charitable contributions on the donor’s federal income tax return. They may be deductible as trade or business expenses if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of the taxpayer’s business. Please check with your tax preparer for specific details and eligibility.