Sponsorship Opportunities

The virtual AAG annual meeting is uniquely positioned to provide you with the most effective interactive environment to connect with high level geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and others who will share and discuss the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The virtual annual meeting will feature thousands of highly pertinent presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers. The conference will attract thousands of geographers from the U.S., Canada, and nearly 60 other countries. Choose the sponsorship level that best fits your company’s needs. Whether you choose an exclusive sponsorship package or add-on advertising opportunities, all will enhance your visibility among the geography community. 


Recognition Packages

Sponsorship has its rewards! Sign up as a recognition package sponsor and your booth fee is included with your sponsorship. Details of each standard package can be found on the right.

Platinum           Gold      •      Silver            Bronze

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Poster Competition Sponsorship
  • Prominent Presentations 
  • Virtual Career Center
  • World Geography Bowl
  • Curated Specialty Group Tracks
  • Sponsored Workshops
  • Focus Group
  • Custom Symposium
  • Virtual “Help” Desk  
  • Pre-recorded product demonstration
  • Branded Article in AAG Newsletter 
  • Sponsored e-blast
  • Annual Meeting website banner ad
  • Geogram e-newsletter banner ad
  • AAG Webinars (add-on opportunity beyond the annual meeting)

For questions or to reserve your sponsorship, please contact Julie Ische at jische@aag.org or 703-622-0209.

Exhibitor Information

The AAG Annual Meeting provides a dynamic forum for industry leaders to showcase the most recent trends in geographic ideas and technologies. As an exhibitor you will have opportunities to:

  • Conduct focus groups and market research 
  • Host training sessions or workshops—at your booth or in a classroom setting—to teach attendees how to better use your products or software 
  • Lead groups on a field trip in the area to demonstrate your tools 
  • Sponsor meeting events, activities, or services 
  • Support student initiatives and competitions such as the annual World Geography Bowl
  • Target your advertising to a highly specialized audience

As the largest geography conference in the world, the AAG Annual Meeting and Exhibit Hall will host as many as 9,500 geographers, GIS specialists, and environmental scientists from around the world. Reserve your space today 

Contact the AAG at (202) 234-1450 or meeting@aag.org  for more information.

The Exhibitor Service Kit login information will be available in January 2021. Please contact: aagexhibits@conferencemanagers.com

Advertising Opportunities

  • Annual Meeting website banner ad
  • Geogram e-newsletter banner ad

Sponsorship and Advertising Add-Ons

Choose any combination of available sponsorship and advertising opportunities to market your brand at the Annual Meeting. We offer both material and digital sponsorship options for sponsors to reach their target audience within the AAG membership and conference attendee population.

Reusable Water Bottles- $20,000 (AAG provides bottles); $5,000 (Sponsor provides 8-9000 bottles)

Attendee Badge Lanyards- $15,000 (AAG provides lanyards); $5,000 (Sponsor provides lanyards)

Official Conference Totebags - $7,500 

Annual Meeting Mobile App (deadline for sign-up is March 1)
Splash Page Exclusive Sponsorship - $6,000 - 1 available OR 
Splash Page $2,500  - 3 remaining  
“My Schedule” Page $7,500 (Exclusive Sponsorship) 
Banner $2,500  - limited supply, maximum of 6 paid ads.

Conference Assistant T-Shirts - $5,000   

Directional Signage - $5,000 

Social Media Station - $5,000 

“You Are Here” Locator - $3,500 each 

Floor Stickers - $2,000 for exhibitors, $3,000 for groups not exhibiting (5 stickers) 

Conference Walking Map - $1,500

Poster Competition Sponsorship - $1,000 - $2,000 (not eligible for a discount) Fund a poster competition to increase your organization's exposure directly to researchers and practitioners in your area

Sponsored Workshops - $1,500 per session slot, capacity limited to 30 attendees. For pricing on larger workshops see our Organize a Field Trip or Workshop page

Focus Groups - $1,500 - $10,000 each session (depending on time and capacity) 

Custom Symposium - $1,500 - $10,000 each session 
Note: custom symposia are not part of the Annual Meeting educational programming presented by AAG

Journal/Publisher Sponsored Sessions - $1,500 (Dedicated) or $500 (Regular)

Tote Bag Inserts - $1,000

Annual Meeting Onsite Print Booklets - $875 - $1,500 per ad
Inside half-width ads - $875; inside full-width ads - $1,250; premium back-page, full-width ad - $1,500.