Partnership Opportunities

Partnering with the Western Museums Association (WMA) offers great exposure to a wide range of museum professionals, and supports the professional development WMA provides the museum field. Download the WMA 2017 Partnership Brochure for detailed information on sponsoring, exhibiting, and advertising with WMA.

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Sponsor WMA 2017

Connect with the WMA Community on a deeper level! All sponsorships are acknowledged on the WMA website, in the Annual Meeting Final Program, selected promotional materials, and on signage at the Annual Meeting.

Sponsorhip Levels

  • Trailblazer - $4,000
  • Innovator - $2,500
  • Leader - $1,500
  • Catalyst - $1,200
  • Enthusiast - $600

Learn more about specific sponsorhip details and events in the 2017 Partnership Brochure.

Already know you want to Sponsor? Download, fill out, and return the Sponsorship Form.

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Exhibit at WMA 2017

Corporate Membership is required to exhibit at the Annual Meeting—learn more here.

Exhibit space includes: 2 Annual Meeting registrations; 8’ x 10’ tabletop exhibit area; 8’ skirted table with 2 chairs; Your organization’s name, website, and descriptive listing in the Exhibitors Guide section of the Annual Meeting Final Program; Acknowledgement on the WMA and AMA Websites.

Cost

  • Paid before April 7: $800
  • Paid by June 16: $1,000
  • After June 16: $1,200

Learn more about Exhibit Hall opportunities in the 2017 Partnership Brochure.

Already know you want to Exhibit? Download, fill out, and return the Exhibitor Form.

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Advertise with WMA

Reach your target audience throughout the year! Print and electronic advertising is an affordable and effective way to stretch your marketing dollars.

Annual Meeting Program Ad Rates

  • 1/2 Page: $500
  • Full Page: $700
  • Inside Cover: $1,200
  • Back Cover: $1,600
  • Annual Meeting Program Insertion: $240

Electronic Advertising

  • WMA Homepage Ad & eWestmuse: Ads run in 4, 8, and 12 month cycles and are sized 340px X 200px
  • WMA Website Ad & eWestmuse: Ads run in 4, 8, and 12 month cycles and are sized 200px X 340px

Learn more about specific rates in the 2017 Partnership Brochure.

Already know you want to Advertise? Download, fill out, and return the Advertiser Form.

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See What WMA's Partners are Saying

“The WMA Annual Meeting is the easiest sponsorship decision that I make all year – there is no better place to engage the western museum community. The friendships and business relationships that I have built over the years have been invaluable; the staff and board take care of sponsors; and the visibility over the three day conference is incredible. We will be back every year.”

Dafna Zilafro
Vice President of Marketing
MATT Construction Corporation

 

“Pacific Studio has been exhibiting at the WMA Annual Meeting for more than a decade. It is a great way for us to reconnect with our clients and learn about new projects. The WMA Annual Meeting truly is a fantastic event for us.”

Marc Burns
Business Development Director
PACIFIC STUDIO 

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Benefits of Partnering with the WMA

  • Reaches a concentrated group of museum professionals from a variety of sectors
  • Increases visibility among a diverse group of cultural institutions in the Western Region
  • Positions your business as a supporter and leader in the museum field
  • Builds existing relationships with decision-makers, while fostering new connections
  • Supports a high quality forum dedicated to sharing cutting edge and emerging ideas being accessible to all museum professionals

See a list of WMA's Past Partners

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Get Involved

Download the WMA 2017 Partnership Brochure for detailed information on sponsoring, exhibiting, and advertising with WMA.

Already know you want to Sponsor, Exhibit, or Advertise at WMA?

Download, fill out, and return one of these forms:

For more information, please contact:

Jason B. Jones
WMA Executive Director
707.433.4701
wma@westmuse.org

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Important Dates in 2017

  • March 31: Deadline for advertising in Preliminary Program
  • April 7: Last day for Super Early Exhibit Booth rate
  • May 15: Conference registration opens
  • June 16: Last day for Early Exhibit Booth rate
  • July 28: Last day for Early Bird conference registration rates
  • August 4: Deadline to advertise in Final Program
  • September 20-23: Annual Meeting in Edmonton