29th International Conference
on VLSI Design
15th International Conference
on Embedded Systems
January 4-8, 2016
Hotel ITC Sonar, KOLKATA, INDIA
Theme: Technologies for a Safe and Inclusive World

Invitation to Sponsor VLSID-2016  PDF

Dear Industry Leader,

The 29th International Conference on VLSI Design (VLSID2016), with the theme Technologies for Safe and Inclusive World, and the 15th International Conference on Embedded Systems are being held jointly at Kolkata, West Bengal, India, during January 4-8, 2016.

Kolkata is the city of Sir Jagadish C. Bose, one of the founding fathers of radio science and solid state devices, the city of the golden era of Nobel Laureates Sir C. V. Raman and Sir Ronald Ross, and the city of Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa, Amartya Sen, Satyajit Ray!

This conference is unique in bringing together all the stakeholders of the ecosystem - academicians, researchers, industry and regulators in both VLSI & Embedded systems. VLSID2016 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. VLSID2016 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:

  • Keynote speeches, full-day tutorials, technical papers, panels
  • Student Program
  • Fellowship program
  • Industry Forum
  • Exhibits

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, stakeholders in your business. VLSID2016 is the appropriate forum that provides perfect opportunities for you to ensure immense business value.

We would like to invite you as a key sponsor for this esteemed International conference. Please find below details of the sponsorship opportunities for your favorable 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. Please note that the sponsorship package rates are slated to have a dawn discount before 15.08.2015, and a morning discount till 30.09.2015.

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. Pradip Bose and Prof. Susmita Sur-Kolay, General Chairs - VLSID 2016
S. Uma Mahesh, Trinanjan Chatterjee and Jayanta Lahiri, Sponsorship Chairs - VLSID 2016

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 Value (INR) Package Unique Benefits & Program Offerings
      Keynote Free Pass Exhibit Booths
Silicon 1 20,00,000/-
  • 1. Keynote/Visionary Talk on Day-1
  • 2. Badge
  • 3. 1 Panel seat
  • 4. Exhibit Booth
  • 5. Free pass to banquet
  • 6. Free pass to conference
  • 7. 10 fellowships
10 3
Platinum 2 15,00,000/-
  • 1. One of the following (FCFS):
  • A. Banquet Dinner Speech
    B. Keynote/Visionary Talk on Day 2
    C. Keynote/Visionary Talk on Day 3

  • 2. 1 Panel seat
  • 3. Exhibit Booth
  • 4. Free pass to banquet
  • 5. Free pass to conference
  • 6. 8 fellowships
8 2
Gold 4 10,00,000/-
  • 1. One of the following(FCFS):

    A. (One of the) Plenary Talk Sessions
    B. Award Ceremony
    C. Inauguration of Exhibits
    D. Inauguration of Industry Forum

  • 2. Exhibit Booth
  • 3. Free pass to banquet
  • 4. Free pass to conference
  • 5. 5 fellowships
5 1
Silver 6 7,50,000/-
  • 1. One of the following(FCFS):
  • A. Panel Discussion
    B. Sponsored Tutorial
    C. Conference Lunch
    D. Paper Sessions

  • 2. Exhibit Booth
  • 3. Free pass to banquet
  • 4. Free pass to conference
  • 5. 3 fellowships
3 1
Bronze 8 5,00,000/-
  • 1. One of the following(FCFS):
  • A. Paper Sessions
    B. Lanyard
    C. Tutorial
    D. Tutorial Lunch

  • 2. Small Exhibit Booth
  • 3. Free pass to banquet
  • 4. Free pass to conference
  • 5. 2 fellowships
2 1

Note:

  • In case of common item(s) 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. HR Logos to be provided by the sponsors as per conference's spec
  • ALL payments MUST be in Indian Rupees ONLY. With sponsors taking care of and ARE responsible for ensuring prevailing conversion rates (from whatever currency into Indian rupees), on the day of remittance.
  • Service Tax @14 %, 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%
  • Discount
      • Dawn: 15% discount before 15.08.2015
      • Morning: 10% discount before 30.09.2015
  • All Sponsors will get a discount on the additional (To what they get by default as a part of each package) Exhibit Booths they take
      • 1 Exhibit Booth - 25% Discount
      • 2-3 Exhibit Booths - 33 % Discount
      • More than 3 Exhibit Booths - 50 % Discount

1. SILICON SPONSORSHIP

Silicon sponsor 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.
  • One registration kit item of choice (from what conference offers)
  • Three Exhibit stalls
  • Ten free invitation passes to the banquet session
  • Ten free invitations to conference
  • Ten fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program)
There will be One Silicon Sponsor

2. PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP

Platinum sponsors 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.
  • One registration kit item of choice (from what conference offers)
  • Two Exhibit stalls
  • Eight free invitation passes to the banquet session.
  • Eight free invitations to conference.
  • Eight fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program)
There will be Two Platinum Sponsor

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. Visiting Card Holder, Notepad
  • 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 registration kit item of choice (from what conference offers)
  • One Exhibit stall.
  • Five free invitation passes to the banquet session.
  • Five free invitations to conference.
  • Five fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program)
There will be Four Gold Sponsor

4. 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 sponsors’ choice items decided by the conference (FIFO), shared proportionately with one of the other silver sponsors, from Cap, Water bottle, Car USB charger.
  • 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 Exhibit stall - in the open area exhibits hall
  • Three free invitation passes to the banquet session.
  • Three free invitations to conference.
  • Three fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program).
There will be Six Silver Sponsor

5. 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 sponsors’ choice items decided by the conference (FIFO), shared proportionately with one of the other bronze sponsors, from: Universal adapter, Headphones, Fitbit, Gesture controlled remote.
  • 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.
  • One Exhibit stall – Small, in the open area exhibits hall
  • Two free invitation passes to the banquetsession .
  • Two free invitation to conference.
  • Two fellowships (Selected by the conference as per the Fellowship Program)
There will be Eight Bronze Sponsor

CONFERENCE ITEMS: Sponsors are invited to choose from the following list of items/options (FCFS)
Sl. No Sponsorship Item Number Price (Rs.)
1 Keynote Speech 2 500,000.00
2 Plenary 5 400,000.00
3 Panel Discussion 1 300,000.00
4 Banquet Speech 1 500,000.00
5 Inaugural Ceremony/Cultural Event 1 400,000.00
6 Banquet Dinner 1 800,000.00
7 Tea / Coffee 6 50,000.00
8 Conference Lunch 3 300,000.00
9 Tutorial 16 200,000.00
10 Tutorial Lunch 2 200,000.00
11 Awards Ceremony 1 400,000.00
12 Design Contest 1 400,000.00
13 Paper Sessions 16 100,000.00
14 Material inclusion in conference kit (To be provided by the sponsor) 6 50,000.00
15 eAdvertisements 25 25,000.00
16 Internet Stall/Access Area 1 150,000.00
17 Registration Area 1 500,000.00
18 Banners 10 100,000.00
19 Sponsored tutorial 4 300,000.00
20 Media Centre 1 200,000.00
21 Speaker Lounge 1 200,000.00
22 Speakers Mementos 2 100,000.00


SOUVENIR ADVERTISEMENTS

Conference shall release a souvenir during the conference. There are varieties 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 25,000
3 Full Page 40 60,000
4 Half Page 40 30,000

Note:

Advertisers to provide the advertisement to be published as per the specifications given by the conference.

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