Sponsorship, Exhibitor, Advertising Opportunities

Individuals, departments, and presses who wish to advertise or exhibit their products or to sponsor the 2019 RSA Institute are encouraged to contact Krista Kennedy at

8th Biennial RSA Summer Institute
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
June 3 - 8, 2019

The 2019 RSA Institute at the University of Maryland, College Park will bring together 600 faculty and graduate students for a week of study. Like Institutes before it, UMD will offer two ways for scholars to participate:

  •  8 four-day seminars Monday, June 3rd to Thursday, June 6th
  • 25 weekend workshops Thursday, June 6th to Saturday, June 8th. 

The Institute offers multiple venues for marketing and promoting what your organization has to offer. There are a variety of opportunities available, some of which are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. We are also happy to consider other packages based on your specific needs. Please contact Krista Kennedy at to discuss your idea or receive more information.

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Exhibition Tables

The Exhibitor Hall will be open at 8:00 am on Thursday, July 6. This will be the Institute’s highest traffic day with all workshop and seminar participants in residence.

Exhibitor Hall hours are 8-12 and 3-6 on Thursday, July 6

1 table:  $250

Reservation deadline: May 1, 2019

Program Advertisements

All Institute registrants will receive a printed program detailing sessions and special events. The printed program provides a rich opportunity for advertising.

Printed Program 

Full page (b&w) $500 standard / $350 nonprofit/department
Half page (b&w) $350 standard / $200 nonprofit/department (5.25 X 4)
Inside Front Cover* (color)   $700 standard / $550 nonprofit/department SOLD
Inside Back Cover* (color)   $700 standard / $550 nonprofit/department SOLD
Outside Back Cover* (color)   $850 standard / $600 nonprofit/department SOLD

RSA Program Ad Specs - updated 

Reservation deadline: April 15, 2019

Events Sponsorship Opportunities 

Your branded signage will be placed near the event. Acknowledgment in the program and on the Institute website is included.

  • Seminars Opening Reception $1000 SOLD
  • Workshops Opening Reception $1500 still available for co-sponsorship
  • Plenary Lunch $1000 SOLD
  • Keynote Speech $800 SOLD
  • Coffee Breaks, (with your branded napkins and signage placed nearby): $500 each SOLD


See your organization’s logo attached to each participant’s badge or on the tote that each participant will receive. Also included: acknowledgement in the program and on the Institute website.

Lanyards: $1500
Your logo on one side of the Institute tote: $2000

Opportunties for co-sponsorships available. Contact Krista Kennedy at to discuss other/additional options. 

Additionally, we invite departments, colleges, and presses to consider providing general sponsorship at the following levels:

  • Friends of the RSA Institute: $250
  • Supporters of the RSA Institute: $500
  • Sponsors of the RSA Institute: $1000
  • Major Sponsor of the RSA Institute: $7500

Organizations providing the first three levels of support will be acknowledged in the Institute program and website. Major Sponsors should contact Krista Kennedy at to discuss recognition options. 

RSA Tax ID # 41-1612678 

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