Women on the Water Sponsorship Opportunities

In partnership with the Maritime Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Maine Maritime Academy is honored to host the 10th Annual Women on the Water Conference which brings together cadets from the State Maritime Academies and the United States Merchant Marine Academy to network with professionals in the maritime industry.  A career-focused conference, the event features major speakers and panel presentations on a variety of current topics relevant to students preparing to launch their careers.  The conference also provides opportunities for mock interviews, resume review and informal interactions with industry representatives as well as alumnae of the academies who serve as important mentors to the participants.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Banquet Sponsor | $3000 – Sponsored by Chevron Shipping Company

  • Sponsor the Keynote Banquet on Friday, November 2nd
  • Sponsor will receive a half-page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a major sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration and on-campus housing for two representatives

Welcome Dinner Sponsor | $2500 – Sponsored by Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association

  • Sponsor the Welcome Dinner on Thursday, November 1st
  • Sponsor will receive a half-page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a major sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration and on-campus housing for two representatives

Acadia Trip Sponsor | $2500

  • Sponsor the post-conference networking trip to Acadia National Park on Saturday, November 3rd.  Includes sponsorship of transportation, park entry fees and box lunches for participants
  • Sponsor will receive a half-page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a major sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration and on-campus housing for two representatives

Banquet Reception Sponsor | $1000 – Sponsored by Rowan Companies

  • Sponsor the networking reception prior to the keynote banquet on Friday
  • Sponsor will receive a quarter-page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration and on-campus housing for one representative

Friday Lunch Sponsor | $1000 – Sponsored by Rand Logistics

  • Sponsor the working lunch on Friday, November 2nd
  • Sponsor will receive a quarter-page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration and on-campus housing for one representative

Welcome Reception Sponsor | $1000 – Sponsored by Military Sealift Command

  • Sponsor the welcome reception prior to dinner on Thursday
  • Sponsor will receive a quarter-page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration and on-campus housing for one representative

Breakfast Sponsor | $1000 – Friday sponsored by Key Lakes

  • Sponsor breakfast on Friday, November 2 or Saturday, November 3
  • Sponsor will receive a quarter-page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration and on-campus housing for one representative

Speaker Support | $500

  • Provide support to bring speakers to Castine, including transportation and on-campus housing
  • Sponsor will receive a 1/8th page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration for one representative

Cadet Support | $500 – Sponsors include: Captain Sherri Hickman, Sause Bros

  • Provide support to students attending the conference including transportation from Bangor Airport, welcome packets and linens for cadets staying aboard the Training Ship State of Maine
  • Sponsor will receive a 1/8th page ad in the Women on the Water Program Booklet and be listed as a sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage
  • Sponsor will receive complimentary registration for one representative

Cadet Support | $100-$250

  • Provide support to students attending the conference including transportation from Bangor Airport, welcome packets and linens for cadets staying aboard the Training Ship State of Maine
  • Sponsor will be listed as a sponsor on the Women on the Water webpage and in the Women on the Water Program Booklet

 

Prospective Sponsors should contact Dr. Elizabeth True, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, at 207-326-0159 or Elizabeth.True@mma.edu  for more information about the 2018 WOW conference.