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2015 Networking SuperSession — Information for industry participants

The U of A IEEE Student Branch (IEEESB) cordially invites your organisation to participate in our ninth annual Networking Super Session! This page provides information for our industry guests.

A copy of the invitation can be found here.

About this event

IEEE NSS 2015

>> What is the Networking SuperSession?

The Networking Super Session (NSS), organised by the University of Alberta IEEE Student Branch, is a student-industry mixer designed to foster closer ties between students and local and regional industry. This is done through a relaxed, Friday-afternoon atmosphere and by maintaining a low ratio of students-to-industry reps so that all student participants get a chance to meet industry representatives. We invite companies to send  engineering professionals from all engineering disciplines.

We anticipate 50+ industry reps and 150+ student participants. NSS 2015 will be held on Friday, November 27th, starting at 4:00 PM in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) Solarium on the University of Alberta main campus. We hope to see you there!

>> What are the benefits of industry participation?

Gain exposure to undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of electrical and computer engineering and related disciplines.
Promote your company’s presence and activities to future engineers.

>> How does my company participate?

Basic participation is free for companies.
Please send up to two practicing engineers to represent your company.
Please consider sponsorship and the benefits it brings.
If you haven’t been contacted by one of the IEEESB volunteers, please don’t hesitate to contact us at ieeesb@ualberta.ca

Sponsorship levels and benefits

Sponsorship helps us to offset the costs of the event, and in return, affords your company increased exposure at the event.

Basic
up to $300
Bronze
$300 and up
Silver
$500 and up
Gold
$1000 and up
Company
representatives
2 2 3 (one extra) 4 (two extra)
Event program
recognition
Company name Company name
& logo
Company name
& logo
Company name
& logo
Event banner
recognition
Company name Company name
& logo
Company name
& logo
Other
benefits
Company materials on
Silver Sponsors table
Space reserved for
company booth/table

Title Sponsorship

We are also soliciting proposals for a Title Sponsor for this event. Title sponsorship brings special recognition, primarily through inclusion of the Title Sponsor’s company name in the event title. In addition to the benefits of industry participation as listed above, the Title Sponsor will receive the following benefits:

Company name will be integrated into event title, i.e., IEEE Student Branch / (title sponsor name) Networking Super Session 2015
Company name and logo given top billing on event advertising material, event banner, and event program
Opportunity to give brief opening remarks during event
Plus, all other benefits afforded to Gold Sponsors (four representatives, company table/booth)

Title Sponsorship will be awarded to the highest bidder. Proposals are welcome by October 31.

Day of event

NSS 2015 is on Friday, November 27th. The event runs from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Representatives from participating companies are welcome to arrive up to 30 minutes earlier, especially Gold Sponsors to set up their tables/booths.
The event is held in the Solarium on Level 2 of the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC).

Please see campus map here. ETLC is located in the northwest quadrant of the North U of A campus (approximately 91 Avenue and 116 Street). ETLC is connected via pedways to the other engineering buildings. The nearest available parking is at the Windsor Carpark (building #3; enter from 116 Street, near 92 Avenue).

We will have a special registration desk setup exclusively for company representatives.

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