Sponsor 3MT

Sponsorship opportunities exist for organisations interested in supporting the University of Queensland's (UQ) Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Final, which is being held on Wedesday 12 September, 2018 at Customs House, Brisbane.

The Three Minute Thesis provides ideal sponsorship opportunities for organisations to position themselves as a driving force behind university-industry interaction.  The 3MT competition is a powerful way to promote your organisation, increase brand awareness and promote user preference among High Degree by Research candidates, event attendees, the wider community and industry partners.

Brand Awareness

  • Sponosoring the 3MT competition can help you raise the profile of your organisation's brand, products and services within the domestic and international education market.
  • Marketing opportunities and international exposure during the life of the event.
  • Support the next generation of inspiring researchers.
  • Logo placement on flyers, websites, email marketing campaigns, newsletters, signage, and other materials.

Targeted Marketing

  • Connect directly with future research leaders.
  • The UQ 3MT Final gives you direct access to over 300+ influential and engaged delegates.
  • Brand exposure on the 3MT website.
  • Brand exposure in the UQ Graduate School e-newsletter which has an audience of over 4,500 research candidates and 200 research experts.
  • 3MT promotion on UQ social networking sites.

Enhance Credibility

  • Brand association with a research intensive University and a cutting-edge competition.  3MT has developed a strong international brand that resonates with a driven, educated and multicultural audience.
  • Improve your website's Search Engine Optimisation by harnessing the strength of the 3MT brand.

Leads and Business Partners

  • Establish new contacts and networks with UQ researchers, students and alumni.
  • Display samples, flyers or provide information about your at the event.
  • Connect with key decision makers.  The event audience includes leading scientists, researchers, scholars, community group representatives, government agencies and corporate leaders.
  • Renew and strengthen partnerships with your existing UQ contacts.

Community Involvement

  • The impact of your sponsorship of the 3MT competition goes well beyond that of a brand awareness campaign.  Your contribution will help support research and science communication and the development of our future research leaders.

Choose from the following sponsorship packages and contact the UQ Graduate School (email 3MT@uq.edu.au or phone +61 7 3346 0510) to discuss further:

Platinum Sponsorship Package - $5,000*

The Platinum 3MT sponsorship package includes the following partnership benefits:

  • Recognition as "Platinum Sponsor" of the UQ 3MT competition
  • Company logo featured on all UQ 3MT promotional materials before, during and post event
  • The provision of a media release template for internal and external promotions
  • Your marketing/brand message, company name and sponsorship featured in the 3MT press release and social media
  • 6 reserved tickets to the UQ 3MT Final
  • Exclusive opportunity to address delegates and attendees during event proceedings (subject to availability)
  • Exclusive opportunity to present first prize to the UQ 3MT Winner (subject to availability)
  • Photo opportunity with the 3MT Finalists - Winner/Runner-Up/People’s Choice
  • The opportunity to include a message/content in the UQ 3MT e-Newsletter
  • Recognition of your sponsorship on UQ social media platforms
  • Company logo displayed on the 3MT website and a link to your organisations website
  • Access to the final attendee list and their contact details (subject to opt-in)
  • On stage promotion (logo, acknowledgement by MC)
  • Sampling opportunities - including an exhibition table in venue foyer at UQ 3MT Final
  • Banner display in venue foyer at UQ 3MT Final

*Price excludes 10% GST

Gold Sponsorship Package - $3,000*

The Gold 3MT sponsorship package includes the following partnership benefits:

  • Recognition as “Gold Sponsor” of the UQ 3MT competition
  • Company logo featured on all UQ 3MT promotional materials before, during and post event
  • The provision of a media release template for internal and external promotions
  • 4 reserved tickets to the UQ 3MT Final
  • Opportunity to present the prize to the UQ 3MT Runner-Up (subject to availability)
  • The opportunity to include a message/content in the UQ 3MT e-Newsletter
  • Recognition of your sponsorship on UQ social media platforms
  • Company logo displayed on the 3MT website and a link to your organisations website
  • Access to the final attendee list and their contact details (subject to opt-in)
  • On stage promotion (logo, acknowledgement by MC)
  • Sampling opportunities - including an exhibition table in venue foyer at UQ 3MT Final
  • Banner display in venue foyer at UQ 3MT Final

*Price excludes 10% GST

Silver Sponsorship Package - $1,000*

The Silver 3MT sponsorship package includes the following partnership benefits:

  • Recognition as “Silver Sponsor” of the UQ 3MT competition
  • Company logo featured on all UQ 3MT promotional materials before, during and post event
  • The provision of a media release template for internal and external promotions
  • 2 reserved tickets to the UQ 3MT Final
  • Opportunity to present a prize to the UQ 3MT People’s Choice recipient (subject to availability)
  • Recognition of your sponsorship on UQ social media platforms
  • Company logo displayed on the 3MT website with a link to your organisations website
  • On stage promotion (logo, acknowledgement by MC)
  • Banner display in venue foyer at UQ 3MT Final

*Price excludes 10% GST

Bronze Sponsorship Package - $500*

The Bronze 3MT sponsorship package includes the following partnership benefits:

  • Recognition as “Bronze Sponsor” of the UQ 3MT competition
  • Company logo featured on all UQ 3MT promotional materials before, during and post event
  • The provision of a media release template for internal and external promotions
  • 1 reserved ticket to the UQ 3MT Final
  • Recognition of your sponsorship on UQ social media platforms
  • Company logo displayed on the 3MT website with a link to your organisations website
  • On stage promotion (logo, acknowledgement by MC)
  • Banner display in venue foyer at UQ 3MT Final

*Price excludes 10% GST

Any contribution to the success of the competition is highly valued. If the list sponsorship opportunities do not meet your capacity or marketing requirements and you would like to support the competition in another way, please contact the UQ Graduate School to discuss possibilities