call-for-sponsorISMIR 2017
Suzhou, China, 23-27 October 2017
Call for Sponsorship

ISMIR 2017 will take place in Suzhou, China, from Oct 23-28, 2017. It is our great pleasure to announce the Call for Sponsorship. More information about Suzhou, the host city, can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzhou.

About ISMIR

The annual conference of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) is the world’s leading interdisciplinary forum on accessing, analyzing, and organizing digital music of all sorts. The ISMIR conference embraces the complexity and diversity of music by showcasing ideas and applications that enhance the way in which we interact with music. Centered around MIR, the conference aims to foster dialogue across disciplines by bringing together researchers, developers, educators, librarians, students and professionals, providing multifaceted interaction and cross-fertilization that will benefit a wide range of related fields. More information about ISMIR can be found from: http://www.ismir.net/.

Sponsorship Opportunities

ISMIR 2017 offers sponsorship opportunities at Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze levels. Be sure to take this opportunity and become a proud sponsor of the conference, where you can showcase your company’s latest products and development to an international crowd of MIR researchers/practitioners, and learn about the state-of-the-art research and technologies in MIR. Benefits of the sponsorships are listed next.

  • Platinum level sponsorship (USD5000 and above)
    • Large logo in all communication, on the web, conference banners, and conference program
    • 1 slot for a scientific poster
    • 3 complimentary full registrations
    • 3 items (flyer, CD, etc.) to be inserted in the conference bag
  • Gold level sponsorship (USD3000 – USD5000)
    • Medium logo in all communication, on the web, conference banners, and conference program
    • 1 slot for a scientific poster
    • 1 complimentary full registrations
    • 1 items (flyer, CD, etc.) to be inserted in the conference bag
  • Silver level sponsorship (USD1500 – USD3000)
    • Small logo in all communication, on the web, conference banners, and conference program
    • 1 items (flyer, CD, etc.) to be inserted in the conference bag
  • Bronze level sponsorship (USD500 – USD1500)
    • Miniature logo in all communication, on the web, conference banners, and conference program

Other forms of sponsorship are also highly welcome, such as social events, travel grant support for students, conference bags provisioning, support for reception and cultural activities, paper awards, etc.

  • Social events, e.g., music concert
  • Student travel grant/Women in MIR (WiMIR) travel grant (minimum USD200)
  • Social events fund: reception, concerts, etc. (minimum USD200)
  • ISMIR awards fund: i.e. best paper, best student paper, best oral presentation, best poster presentation, best demo (minimum USD200)
  • A specific gift for one of the awards above (corresponding to a minimum of USD200)
  • Sponsoring the costs of some items from the conference bags: e.g. USB sticks, name tags, notepad, etc. (minimum USD200)

Please contact us (ismir2017-sponsorship@ismir.net) for further information. Thank you for the sponsorship in advance!