Sponsorship :

INVITATION TO SPONSOR VLSID-2015 Conference

                 The 28th International Conference on VLSI Design (VLSID2015), with the theme IOT - Building a Smart Connected World, and the 14th International Conference on Embedded Systems are being held jointly at Leela Palace, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, during January 3-7, 2015.

This conference is unique in bringing together all the stakeholders of the ecosystem - academicians, researchers, industry and regulators in both VLSI & Embedded systems. VLSID-2015 will act as a unique catalyst to accelerate the involvement of companies in the area of VLSI design and embedded systems, with an emphasis on IoT, exchanging ideas, expounding on research areas, detailing on the business opportunities, companies introducing their offerings. VLSID-2015 attendees include, designers, engineers, technology visionaries, corporate leaders from across the globe, with facilities to conduct business discussions. The organizing committee is taking all the steps to ensure good participation, both in terms of quantity and quality, through a strong technical program including:

  • Visionary Talks,
  • Keynote speeches, Panel Discussions
  • full-day tutorials, technical papers
  • Multiple Events for IoT, Wearable and Sensors based Start-ups
  • Exhibition opportunities for both Large and Start-up companies
  • Design Contest and IoTIdeathon
  • Student Program, Fellowship program
  • Industry Forum

As a leader, one of the most important challenges for you today is to establish the technical leadership of your company and to showcase yourselves to the technical community. VLSID-2015 is the appropriate forum that provides perfect opportunities for you to ensure immense business value.

We would like to invite you as a keysponsor for this esteemed International conference. Please find below details of the sponsorship opportunities for your favourable consideration. The sponsorship package table is attached below. As you will notice, the packages are formulated to ensure the best possible Return on Investment (RoI) for your company.

Your early decision to participate will enable us to serve you better, with even higher RoI, and ensures that the conference will exceed your expectations. We will be glad to get an opportunity to provide more details and close with you at the very earliest.

Yours Truly,

Dr.Satya Gupta, General Chair - VLSID 2015

Veeresh Shetty, Rahul Arya,Raju Pudota, Uma Mahesh, Sponsorship Chairs - VLSID2015

 

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Sponsorship Packages

Besides the individual sponsorship items, there are sponsorship packages available for sponsors who want to derive exclusive benefits from the conference. The packages' snapshot is given below:

Sponsorship Package

Number of Packages

Number of Packages available

Value (INR)

Package Unique Benefits & Program Offerings

Keynote

Panel Seats

Exhibit Booths

Silicon

1

0

20,00,000/-

First Keynote on Day-1

1

3

Platinum

2

1

15,00,000/-

One of the following (First Come First Served):

1. Banquet Dinner Speech

2. First Keynote on Day 2 or Day 3

1

2

Gold

4

1

10,00,000/-

One of the following (First Come First Served):

1. One of 9 Keynote Speeches (2 Available)

2. Award Ceremony

3. Inauguration of Exhibits

4. Inauguration of Industry Forum

5. Sponsored Tutorial

1

1

Silver

6

6

7,50,000/-

One of the following (First Come First Served):

1. Panel Seat (2 Available)

2. Regular Exhibition Booth

3. Sponsored Tutorial

4. Paper Sessions(2)

5. Special sessions during regular program


1

Bronze

8

8

5,00,000

One of the following (First Come First Served)

1. 1 Smaller Exhibition Booth

2. Lanyard for badge l

3. Pocket schedule card

4. Tutorial Sponsorship (2)

5. Paper Sessions (3)


1

Note:

• In case of common item of interest, higher sponsorship package sponsors will be given the first preference, if applicable

• All content for display material, banners, backdrops, advertisements, to be put up as part of sponsorships collaterals, will have to be supplied by the sponsors, in the formats required, within the timelines specified


• Logos to be provided by the sponsor as per conference's spec; All content for display material, banners, backdrops, advertisements, to be put up as part of sponsorships collaterals, will have to be supplied by the sponsors, in the formats required, within the timelines specified.

• ALL payments MUST be in Indian Rupees ONLY. With sponsors taking care of and responsible for ensuring prevailing conversion rates - from whatever currency into Indian rupees, on the day of remittance.

• Service Tax @12.36%, on the sponsorship package amount (mentioned above) should be paid by the sponsor directly to GoI and NOT to the conference.

• TDS is applicable @ 2%

1. SILICON SPONSORSHIP

Silicon sponsor will get the following benefits:

• Appropriately sized logo on the side panels of the backdrop on stage(s), along with other applicable logos

• Logo on the conference badge, along with the conference logo

• Logo on the conference bag, along with the conference logo

• Centre Spread advertisement as provided by the sponsor in the conference brochure.

• Coverage in print media as per conference's publicity plan that gets to be in place.

• Three (3)Regular Exhibit stalls

• 10 free invitation passes to the banquet session

• 10 free invitations to conference

• 15 fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program)

There will be One Silicon Sponsor

2. PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP

Platinum sponsors will get the following benefits:

• Appropriately sized logo on the side panels of the backdrop on stage(s), along with other applicable logos

• Logo on T-Shirt’s sleeve, shared proportionately with the other platinum sponsor, with conference logo on pocket

• Inside covers advertisement as provided by the sponsor in the conference brochure

• Coverage in print media as per conference's publicity plan that gets to be in place.

• Two(2)Regular Exhibit stalls

• 8 free invitation passes to the banquet session.

• 8 free invitations to conference.

• 10 fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program).

There will be Two Platinum Sponsors

3. GOLD SPONSORSHIPS

Gold sponsors will get the following benefits:

• Appropriately sized logo on the side panels of the backdrop on stage(s), along with other applicable logos

• Logo —on sponsors’ choice item FCFS, from: Conference Mug, Pen, Water Bottle. Visiting Card Holder

• Full page advertisement as provided by the sponsor in the conference brochure.

• Coverage in print media as per conference’s publicity plan that gets to be in place.

• One (1) Regular Exhibit stall.

• 6 free invitation passes to the banquet session.

• 6 free invitations to conference.

• 8 fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program).

There will be Four Gold Sponsors

1. SILVER SPONSORSHIPS

Silver sponsors will get the following benefits:

• Appropriately sized logo on the side panels of the backdrop on stage(s), along with other applicable logos

• Logo on the conference items (Choice likely from: Water bottle, Car USB charger, Universal adapter, Headphones, Notepad, Penon a FCFS basis (FIFO))

• Full page advertisement as provided by the sponsor in the conference brochure

• Coverage in print media as per conference's publicity plan that gets to be in place

• One (1) smallExhibit stall.

• 4 free invitation passes to the banquet session.

• 4 free invitations to conference.

• 4 fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program).

There will be Six Silver Sponsors

2. BRONZE SPONSORSHIPS

Bronze sponsors will get the following benefits

• Appropriately sized logo on the side panels of the backdrop on stage(s), along with other applicable logos

• Logo on the conference items (Choice likely from:Cap, Fitbit, Gesture controlled remote, LED bulb on a FCFS basis (FIFO))

• Half page advertisement as provided by the sponsor in the conference brochure.

• Coverage in print media as per conference's publicity plan that gets to be in place.

• 2 free invitation passes to the banquet session.

• 2 free invitations to conference.

• 2 fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program).

There will be

Eight Bronze Sponsors

CONFERENCE ITEMS: Sponsors are invited to choose from the following list of items, options

Sl. No

Sponsorship

Number

Price (Rs.)

1

Delegate Bag

1

7,50,000

2

T Shirt

2

5,00,000

3

Mug

1

3,00,000

4

Delegate caps

2

2,50,000

5

Panel Discussions

3

3,00,000

6

Keynote Speeches

5

5,00,000

7

Inaugural Ceremony

1

5,00,000

8

Design Contest

1

3,00,000

9

Sponsored Tutorial

3

3,00,000

10

Tutorial

6

1,00,000

11

Awards Ceremony

1

3,00,000

12

Internet Connectivity

1

1,00,000

13

Paper Sessions

16

50,000

14

Conference Kit Material (For inclusion. Material to be provided by the sponsor)

6

50,000

15

E advertisements

25

25,000

16

Internet Access Areal

1

1,50,000

17

Banners (Upto 6’ x 3’—)

10

50,000

18

Media Centre

1

2,00,000

19

Speaker Lounge

1

2,00,000

20

Conference Lunch

3

3,00,000

21

Tutorial Lunch

2

2,00,000

22

Banquet Dinner

1

6,00,000

23

Registration Area

1

5,00,000

24

Conference Souvenir

2

3,00,000

25

Speaker Mementoes

2

1,00,000



SOUVENEIR ADVERTISEMENTS

Conference shall release a souvenir during the conference. There are variety of advertising possibilities in the souvenir, as given below:

Sl. No

Description

Nos. Available

Price (Rs.)

1

Inside Covers

2

1,00,000

2

Bookmark

1

10,000

3

Full Page

40

50,000

4

Half Page

40

25,000

Note: Advertisers to provide the advertisement to be published as per the specs given by the conference

DETAILS OF SPONSORSHIP ITEMS

1. Panel Discussions - These will involve stalwarts from the industry and academia discussing topics of relevance. Sponsorship for this event will ensure your company's name and banner prominently displayed during this event. Your company's name will be mentioned as a sponsor in the conference brochure. One panellist can be selected by you

  1. Keynote Speeches - Will have leading technologists, academicians, researchers and CXOs from major companies in the area of VLSI Design and Embedded Systems speaking on contextual topics. The keynote is expected to provide insight into the industry and not a sales pitch for the sponsor. As sponsor, you will have the option of nominating a speaker for one keynote speech. Though the Program Committee reserves the right to make the final decision on the selection. This sponsorship will have your company's name and banner prominently displayed during speech. Your company's name will be mentioned as a sponsor in the conference brochure
  2. Inaugural Ceremony - Planned for the morning of January 5, 2015. A leading government official or an industry leader will inaugurate the ceremony. As sponsor you will be seated along with other dignitaries on stage, will get a 3 min. Opportunity to formally welcome the delegates, introduce the inaugural speaker. The talk is expected to provide insight into the industry and not a sales pitch for the sponsor.
  3. Banquet Dinner - There will be a banquet dinner on January 6, 2015. A prominent domain personality will deliver the banquet speech. The speech is expected to provide insight into the industry and not a sales pitch for the sponsor. As sponsors, you will have the option of nominating the banquet speaker. The Program Committee reserves the right for the final selection of the speaker. Sponsorship for this event will ensure your company's name and banner prominently displayed during the event. Your company's name will be mentioned as sponsor in conference brochure and be printed on the banquet invitation
  4. Conference Lunch - Lunch will be served on all (three) daysof the conference. Sponsorship for this event will ensure prominent display of your company’s name in the lunch area, along with other sponsors’
  5. Sponsored Tutorial — As sponsor you can give a tutorial of your choice (topic has to be approved by the technical program committee) in lines of regular tutorials, at the venue. You will have to prepare the content, prepare the required material
  6. Tutorial Sponsorships - Conference conducts tutorials on prominent topics on the first two days. Tutorials are a high point of the conference, well attended by the industry and conference fellows. Sponsorship is on per tutorial basis. Your company’s name and logo will be displayed prominently during the tutorial sessions.
  7. Tutorial Lunch :Banners with your company name will be displayed during the lunch at the lunch area on the day of the tutorial. Your company's name will be mentioned as a sponsor in the conference brochure
  8. Tea/Coffee — There will be two tea sessions, on each day of the conference. Sponsorship for this event will ensure your company's name and banner prominently displayed in the associated area. Your company's name will be mentioned as a sponsor in the conference brochure
  9. Awards Ceremony — There will be an awards ceremony on January 6, 2015. Sponsorship for this event will ensure your company's name and banner prominently displayed during this event. Your representative is likely to have a stage presence at some time during the award giving ceremony. Your company' s name will be mentioned as a sponsor in the conference brochure, along with a one page advertisement
  10. Internet Connectivity — Dedicated area for internet access. There will be about 5 internet ready computers.
  11. Paper Sessions — As sponsor you can chose from any of the paper sessions. Your association with that session is communicated through your branding at the venue of that session. You might also provide a memento to the session in charge.
  1. Fellowships — Fellows attend the conference on financial assistance provided by the Fellowship Sponsors. This sponsorship will allow students, professors, researchers, selected through a diligent process, to attend the conference. Fellowship sponsor can sponsor as many fellow as they like to. Sponsoring company's name will be mentioned in the conference brochure. In addition, a special acknowledgement by the Steering Committee shall be made
  2. Material in the delegate kit — You can reach out to all the conference registrants, by inserting material/item of your choice into the delegate kit. As sponsor you will need to provide these items — one per delegate kit, at least a week before the conference date, at the designated place.
  3. Advertisements in Souvenir — Full, half page colouradvertisements will be inserted in the souvenir. You will need to provide the advertisement content as per the given specs at least one week before the conference date
  4. E-Advertisement — Links in the conference home page-There will be e-advertisements in the conference home page. Sponsors of these would havetheir advertisements withlinks to their company site, in the conference home page
  5. Banners — A banner of up to 6’ x 3’ size with your given content will be displayed in the conference area
  6. Registration Area — As sponsor your branding will be displayed in the registration area for all the 5 days. This is a highly visible branding, with all the participants walking along this area
  7. Conference Mementos — Your name will be imprinted on the mementos given away in the conference. In case of multiple sponsors, the mementos will be either proportionately distributed among the sponsors OR there will be shared branding on each memento
  8. Media centre — Media covering the conference will be given an exclusive space. As sponsor you will have your banner displayed in this area
  9. Speaker Lounge — Meant exclusively for the speakers. Will have almost all the prominent people visiting this area one time or other, thus guaranteeing high visibility with valuable target audience. As sponsor your banner will be displayed in this area
  10. Administrative Support — Following administrative support sponsorships are available (This is not listed in the table) - Audio-visual Systems, UPS, Internet Access & Computers- Sponsorship of these ensures a banner prominently displaying company's logo and name. Your company's name will be mentioned as a sponsor in the conference brochure

Sponsorship Team Contacts :

Veeresh Shetty

Mentor Graphics

veeresh_shetty@mentor.com

+91-984-597-8841

S. Uma Mahesh

Indrion Technologies

sum_mahesh@yahoo.co.in

+91-984-529-6508

Rahul Arya

Smartplay Technologies

rahul.arya@smartplay.in

+91-984-545-0404

Raju Pudota

Cadence

rpudota@cadence.com

+91-988-028-2622


 

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