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AMS Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall

The Annual Meeting is the largest AMS conference each year and the 99th is a special one—it kicks off the AMS's Centennial celebration! It is a great time to promote your organization to approximately 4,000 attendees from academia, research, government, and the private sector. AMS offers several Annual Meeting sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Choose from a specific package or mix and match to create a bundle that works best for your organization.

Recognition Packages

Maximize your Investment and increase your presence at the 99th AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona! We are pleased to offer the following recognition packages. Custom packages are also available!

Package Platinum
Logo on sponsor page in Annual Meeting program
Listing online on Annual Meeting sponsor page with logo and link
Sponsor sign at Exhibit Hall entrance
Logo on PowerPoint slide at Annual Meeting Awards Banquet
Signage at event, if applicable
Ad in Annual Meeting program (full page) (full page) (half page)
Conference registrations (2) (1)
Invitations to special events at Annual Meeting (as appropriate)
Invitation to participate in WeatherFest ribbon cutting ceremony
One online ad
Discount towards add-on advertising 40% 30% 25% 15%
* Sponsor Page in Annual Meeting Program, Annual Meeting Home Page, PowerPoint slide at Annual Meeting Banquet, Sponsor Sign at Exhibit Hall Entrance


Featured Digital Advertising

Annual Meeting Digital
Newsletter Banner Ads

The Annual Meeting digital newsletter goes out monthly to current, past, and potential Annual Meeting attendees and communicates information about conference deadlines, events, and other items of interest. On average, each newsletter is sent to 13,000 recipients with 6,500 opens per blast. The Annual Meeting emails are typically sent on a monthly basis but may be more frequent as the conference gets closer. Limit two advertisers per email accepted on a first-come first-served basis.

Dimensions: 580x120

Maximum File Size:  20K

File Types: JPG, GIF

Rates:   1 issue $500; 3 issues $425 per issue; 6 issues $275 per issue                    


AMS Soundings Digital
Newsletter Banner Ads


AMS Soundings is a monthly digital newsletter that goes out to AMS members and friends. Each edition includes news updates, profiles, awards, special articles, important dates, and other great information about all that’s going on with AMS, our work, and our community. Each newsletter is sent to approximately 20,000 subscribers with a 31% open rate—well above the 22% average email open rate across industries. Limit one advertiser per issue accepted on a first-come first-served basis.

Dimensions: 580x120

Maximum File Size: 20K

File Types: JPG, GIF

Rates:   1 issue $500; 3 issues $425 per issue; 6 issues $275 per issue                          


Annual Meeting Website Advertising

The Annual Meeting website averages 2,600 views per week. Attendees visit the page throughout the year to register, find a hotel, and to view the conference program along with general meeting information. Skyscraper ads are placed on the home page of the Annual Meeting site. Premium placements are available during peak website traffic months for an additional $100/month. Limited to 15 rotated ads per month on a first-come first-served basis.

Dimensions: 160x600

Maximum File Size: 20K

File Types: JPG, GIF

Rates: 30 days $250; 90 days $200 per 30 day period; 180 days $150 per 30 day period                




Featured Print Advertising

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Bulletin of the AMS (BAMS): November Annual Meeting Program Issue

This special issue of BAMS includes synopses of conferences and symposia being offered at the upcoming Annual Meeting as well as information on activities and programs of general interest. It is used as an itinerary and meeting planner for AMS members and meeting participants. Reach over 13,000 government and private-sector meteorologists, broadcasters, supervisors of university and college meteorological facilities, research scientists, and a host of other prospective buyers by placing a display ad in BAMS.

The deadline for advertising insertion orders is August 28, 2018. Deadline for ad copy is September 5, 2018.

Annual Meeting Program

The Annual Meeting Program, distributed to meeting attendees, includes a schedule of all conferences and symposia (with paper titles and authors) for the week, programs of general interest, special events, attendee information, and a listing and description of all exhibitors and publishers.
The deadline for advertising insertion orders is November 1, 2018. Deadline for artwork is November 8, 2018.

Additional Advertising Opportunities

Annual Meeting Mobile App

Banner ads, watermarks, booth highlighting and more! There are many sponsorship features for the Mobile App at the Annual Meeting. Pick and choose the best option for your organization. With 3500 downloads, it is a great way to reach attendees.

$3,000 - Schedule page watermark (exclusive)

$2,000 - 1 banner ad on main screen that links to a full screen landing page

$1,000 - Exhibitor directory row highlight on exhibitor listing

$1,000 - Exhibitor directory booth highlight on exhibitor map

Elevator Clings

2 available at $2,500 each
Your message can be the first thing that attendees see when arriving at the registration desk. Two sets of elevators are available to highlight your organization. This is a highly visited area throughout the conference.

Escalator Clings

2 sets available at $5,000 each
Follow attendees to registration and to conference meeting rooms by advertising your organization on the main set of escalators at the conference.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Choose one or any combination of available sponsorship and advertising opportunities to market your organization at the Annual Meeting.  We can also customize a perfect package for you at a discounted rate or you can choose one of the above listed recognition packages.

Conference-at-a-Glance Monitors

2 available at $2,000 each
Help attendees get to where they want to go and let them know your company helped get them there. The boards display the daily conference program and special events and announcements. Attendees see the displays as they walk around the convention center.  Sponsor logo will be prominently displayed on the Conference-at-a-Glance monitor.

Sponsor a Program

Co-sponsorship of each program: $2,500
Want to identify with a specific segment of the AMS membership?  Sponsorship of a specific program can give you access to targeted audiences, agencies, and session organizers.

Sponsor a Student

$2,000 per student
Support the next generation!  Students gain so much from hearing about the latest research and career opportunities.  Your generous support will provide a student(s) the opportunity to the AMS Annual Meeting and the Annual AMS Student Conference.   The value gained from your donation will live on in the student for years to come.

AMS Connect

Laptop Stations for checking email, viewing online program, or using the Annual Meeting Mobile App: $2,500
Help attendees stay connected and informed throughout the Annual Meeting!  AMS Connect, located in a key area of the convention center, provides great visibility for your organization.  Your company's logo and message will be prominently displayed and will be featured as the screensaver on the laptops where attendees can check email, surf the web, view the online conference program, and more!  

Conference Notepads

1 available at $5,000
Attendees take plenty of notes during all of the Technical Sessions. Have your company logo imprinted on pad folios for all attendees and distributed in the conference registration area. An item attendees are certain to use at the conference and for months afterward. Item supplied by Sponsor.   

Coffee Breaks

Co-sponsorship 4 available at $6,000 each
Help wake up the Annual Meeting attendees and sponsor a coffee break.  Morning and afternoon breaks are available.  Sponsors may provide napkins imprinted with their company logo to accompany the break. 

Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

4 available at $10,000 each
This is the place to be on Monday evening!  Sponsor the event that attracts the largest number of annual meeting attendees at one time. With nearly 100 exhibit booths on the floor, there is much to see, including your logo on sponsorship signs displayed throughout the exhibit hall.  Sponsors may provide cocktail napkins, imprinted with a logo, to accompany the reception.  

Poster Viewing Reception

3 available at $10,000 each
Be part of the busiest traffic area in convention center! Poster sessions are a highlight of every annual meeting and draw large numbers of attendees throughout the week. Sponsorship will provide for light snacks and beverages to accompany the poster viewing. Sponsors may provide napkins imprinted with their company logo to accompany the break.

Conference Center Wi-Fi

$7,500 Monday – Thursday; $3,500 Saturday and Sunday
This is great exposure for your organization. Every time an attendee logs onto the internet (every 30 minutes), your company splash page will be seen. This page can be used to feature a new product, direct them to your exhibit booth, or whatever you choose to highlight.


New Fellows and Featured Award Winners Reception

Exclusive Sponsorship ($15,000); Co-Sponsorship ($7500 each)
Help kick off the Annual Meeting and be the first to congratulate the new AMS Fellows and Featured Award Winners by sponsoring a reception in their honor. The reception, co-located with the AMS Student Conference Poster Session, will take place immediately following the AMS Presidential Forum and the AMS Business Meeting. A large attendance is expected at this exciting event. Sponsors may provide cocktail napkins imprinted with their logos and tabletop signage will be provided on each cocktail table.


Exclusive Sponsorship $15,000
Attendees will be wearing your company's name all week!  The lanyard sponsorship provides exclusive, highly-visible level of exposure during the entire conference.  The sponsoring company is responsible for creating, producing and delivering the lanyards.  Subject to AMS approval.

Tote Bags

Exclusive Sponsorship $22,000
Place your company logo on the conference tote bags! All attendees are offered a conference bag at the registration desk. Featuring a reusable bag, your company logo will be visible throughout the entire conference and beyond. It’s a great way to make a first impression. AMS will provide the bags.




Weekend Sponsorship Opportunities

AMS Annual Student Conference and Networking Reception

Event sponsorship begins at $2000, Poster prize sponsorship begins at $200
Have your company name stand out amongst the next generation of scientific professionals! Attended by over 800 students, the Student Conference and Networking Reception focuses on interdisciplinary topics and wide-ranging career opportunities in the weather, water, and climate community. Sessions include invited speakers from the public/private enterprise.