SEJ's 32nd Annual Conference • #SEJ2023 | Boise, ID | April 19-23 • Contact

Sponsor / Exhibit

Further your reach. Deepen your experience. Become an SEJ Sponsor.

SEJ’s Annual Conference attracts 700+ attendees — mostly journalists reporting on energy, climate change, the environment and health — for five days of intensive learning, immersive tours, networking and professional development.

By helping us make it affordable for member journalists and students, your support furthers SEJ’s mission to strengthen the quality, reach and viability of journalism that advances public understanding of environmental issues. It will also give you the chance to connect with the reporters who are covering your issues.

Read more responses from the #SEJ2022 Post-Conference Survey.

See the full list of organizations that attended #SEJ2022 in Houston, Texas.

ALL PACKAGES CAN BE CUSTOMIZED! For help arranging your sponsorship, please contact SEJ’s executive director Meaghan Parker at mparker@sej.org or 202-558-2033.

* Cost of Food and Beverage Not Included in Beat Dinner or Hospitality Reception
** The SEJ conference is designed by journalists for journalists. Volunteer co-chairs work with SEJ conference staff to select keynote speakers, plenary sessions and moderated panels proposed by environmental journalists. Participation as a speaker, moderator or tour leader is the editorial decision of session organizers.

 

If you have any questions about exhibits, swag items, receptions, ads or sponsorships, please email sej@sej.org.

#SEJ2023

April 19-23

Boise, Idaho


Download the flyer.


#SEJ2023 CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS

Who is telling YOUR story? SEJ’s Conference is a one-stop shop for engaging the reporters covering your issues. Meet and mingle with journalists reporting on energy, climate, water, wildlife and health. Support the people telling the world’s most important stories by becoming a sponsor today.

EXHIBITS

INDEPENDENT RECEPTIONS

BEAT DINNERS

ADVERTISEMENTS

BAG SWAG

EXHIBIT SPACE
Purchase a table to engage your target
audience face-to-face, demo your latest
video or interactive, and hand out
branded giveaways. Full and half tables
each come with:
  • Listings on the conference website and app.
  • In-person AND virtual booth space: Showcase your organization virtually to collect leads and attract more visitors to your exhibit.
  • *NEW* Send your message to all attendees: Reach everyone through our convenient conference app, Whova. Use one of Whova’s one-click templates or create your own campaign. One conference-wide message to all attendees.
  • For more info, check out the Whova Exhibitor Guide.

Under $2 Million Annual Budget
Exhibit Table With Two Chairs: $1,000
Exhibit Half Table With One Chair: $750

Over $2 Million Annual Budget
Exhibit Table With Two Chairs: $2,000
Exhibit Half Table With One Chair: $1,500

NOTE: Exhibit tables will be in the main ballroom, so exhibit staff must register at the special exhibitor rate of $600 per person (SEJ and Uproot members can register at the member rate and speakers at the speaker rate). This fee includes access to conference events and meals (ticketed events extra). Limit of two exhibitor staff at the $600 rate for full tables and one for half tables. Register to attend the conference here.

Deadline to reserve: March 15, 2023
Materials delivery: Materials can arrive starting Thursday, April 13 and should arrive no later than Tuesday, April 18.


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MOST POPULAR!
Host an Independent Reception

Help build the Environmental Journalism community by hosting an independent reception at the conference center (BSU’s Student Union Building) on Thursday night. You purchase the food and/or drink, and we’ll provide the guests. Spots are very limited!

When: Thursday, April 20, 5:00-9:00 p.m. MT

Under $2 Million Annual Budget: $2,000
Over $2 Million Annual Budget: $3,500

NOTE: Food and drink not included.

Deadline to reserve: March 15, 2023

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GREAT NETWORKING OPP!
Host a Beat Dinner

You choose the topic, restaurant and menu. SEJ will advertise your dinner event in the agenda (website, app, PDF), and promote it to the attendees. You decide whether it is a hosted or no-host dinner and control the RSVP list. Spots are limited!

When: Friday, April 21, 7:00-11:00 p.m. MT

Under $2 Million Annual Budget: $1,500
Over $2 Million Annual Budget: $2,500

NOTE: Food and beverage not included.

A Walkable Restaurant Guide in the Boise downtown core.

For inspiration and ideas, see the #SEJ2022 beat dinners in Houston.

Deadline to reserve: TBA, 2023

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SPREAD THE NEWS! ADVERTISE WITH SEJ
TWO FOR ONE! You’ll be in everyone’s faces if you advertise on our conference website and digital program. Advertising packages now include both a web ad on our agenda page and an ad in our
printable PDF program. Last year, our agenda page received more than 8,200 views by almost 3,900 users!

And/or, sign up for a Press Release e-blast to be issued during the conference to all conference registrants and SEJ members.

DIGITAL PROGRAM AND WEB ADS
Under $2 Million Annual Budget:
Full Page in Program PDF + Web Ad in
Top Section of Agenda Page: $1,000
Half Page in Program PDF + Web Ad in
Lower Section of Agenda Page: $750

Over $2 Million Annual Budget:
Full Page in Program PDF + Web Ad in
Top Section of Agenda Page: $2,000
Half Page in Program PDF + Web Ad in
Lower Section of Agenda Page: $1,500

PDF program ad specs:
8.5 x 11″ (full page)
8.5 x 5.5″ (half page)
Web ad specs:
300 pixels wide x 75 pixels high (.jpg, .png or .gif)

Deadline to reserve space for ads:
March 15, 2023

Deadline to provide ads:
April 1, 2023

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PRESS RELEASES (E-Blasts)
Under $2 Million Annual Budget: $1,000
Over $2 Million Annual Budget: $1,500

Press release specs: Messages must be plain text or simple HTML (text with color, style, links, etc). 1-2 graphics can be included. While there is not a word limit, releases of 600 words or less will be more effective. Your message must be formatted for email before sending to SEJ. Scheduling is first-come-first-served. Contact MJ at mjeanette@sej.org with questions or to schedule.

Deadline to reserve space for press releases:
March 15, 2023

Deadline to provide materials for press releases:
April 1, 2023

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IT’S IN THE BAG!
Your swag in the conference bag

Make sure attendees get your message. Send us your reports, flyers or branded giveaways and we’ll put them at the conference swag station.

Under $2 Million Annual Budget: $1,000
Over $2 Million Annual Budget: $1,500

Deadline to reserve: March 15, 2023
Bag item delivery: Materials can arrive starting Thursday, April 13 and should arrive no later than Tuesday, April 18.

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SPONSOR A DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP

SUPPORT DIVERSITY!

Reserve Today

Help us support journalists to attend #SEJ2023. Your $2500 donation will help cover the costs of registration, travel, lodging and other expenses of #SEJ2023 Diversity Fellowships. Your support will be acknowledged in a program ad and in communications about the #SEJ2023 Diversity Fellowships. Deadline to reserve: TBA.


All sponsors and exhibitors will be listed on the conference website and app.

Ready to reserve your spot?

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Or contact sej@sej.org for more information on any of these opportunities.


DEADLINES

  • Reserve exhibit space, event sponsorship, ads and swag items by March 15, 2023
  • Confirm sponsorship package by March 15, 2023
  • Logos and ad materials due by March 31, 2023
  • Bag swag items and exhibit materials can arrive starting Thursday, April 13 and should arrive no later than Tuesday, April 18.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you cancel your ad, exhibit or reception in writing by March 15, 2023, you’ll receive a full refund. After March 15, substitutions may be made.

If SEJ must cancel the onsite conference, SEJ will refund hospitality reception, program advertisers and exhibit table fees charged by SEJ. However, SEJ does not assume responsibility for any additional costs, charges or expenses, including costs of travel/lodging, catering or cancellation fees imposed by third parties.

Email your request for cancellation to sej@sej.org.


NOTES

Photo Credit: Courtesy JOSHUA ROPER / Boise Convention & Visitors Bureau