When

Friday, March 20, 2020
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Saturday, March 21, 2020

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Attendee registration and schedule of events coming soon!

Where

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
8121 Amalfi Place
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

The Marina Inn is offering a discounted rate of $124 for SCPA Annual Meeting attendees until March 6, or earlier, if our block sells out. We highly encourage you to book well in advance of the March 6 cutoff!

To make a reservation, call the hotel at (843) 913-1333 or make your reservation online. Here’s the Marina Inn’s main website for details about the hotel. Attendees will need to use this portal to book using the discounted group rate. Enter “SC PRESS” into the group code and password fields to get the discounted rate.  

If you are booking multiple rooms, it may be easier to reach out to Ashley Schildkraut, group reservations coordinator, at (843) 913-284 or ashley@marinainngrandedunes.com.

 

 
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Contact

Jen Madden
S.C. Press Association 
803-750-9561 
jmadden@scpress.org 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsor the 2020 S.C. Press Association Annual Meeting! 

The S.C. Press Association has a special opportunity for you to increase your visibility before the state’s newspaper industry while supporting our organization. The SCPA Annual Meeting offers an unequaled opportunity to reach key decision-makers in our state’s newspaper industry. Our members produce 15 daily, 83 weekly and 17 college newspapers in South Carolina, with a combined readership of more than 2.1 million. SCPA’s Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of newspaper personnel in South Carolina each year, and attracts more than 350 publishers, editors and newspaper staff members from across the state. It incorporates a variety of activities including a kick-off party and educational sessions with our highlight events – the News Contest Awards Presentations, which recognize the best and brightest in newspaper journalism. 

SCPA's Annual Meeting will be held during the weekend of March 20-21, 2020, at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach. You’ll see there are sponsorship options for every budget. Please mark your calendars and join us as a sponsor of this important event!

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS:

Presenting Sponsor • *SOLD OUT!
The presenting sponsor is an exclusive sponsorship level. As the presenting sponsor, you will receive your company name and logo recognition as Presenting Sponsor on all marketing and promotional materials, including the SCPA website, meeting program, eBulletin newsletter, marketing and social media promotions and press releases about the convention and winners. You will also receive prominent display of your corporate logo at all events; a stand-alone, draped table for marketing materials at the meeting; two tickets to the Weekly and Associate Member Awards Luncheon; two tickets to the President’s Reception and Daily Awards Dinner; two tickets to the Friday night group dinner; a full page color ad on the back cover of the meeting program, as well as your logo on the program cover; recognition from the podium at the Friday night dinner, Weekly Awards Luncheon and the Daily Awards Dinner; two minutes to speak from the podium at the Weekly Awards Luncheon and the Daily Awards Dinner; a 4-week run of a premium positioned leaderboard or large rectangle ad in the SCPA eBulletin weekly newsletter. Presenting sponsor has the opportunity to place company giveaways at each luncheon and dinner banquet seat. Presenting sponsor will get first right of refusal for the presenting sponsorship of the 2021 Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation.

Diamond Sponsor • $2,500 — ONE AVAILABLE
The diamond sponsor is an exclusive sponsorship level. As diamond sponsor, you will receive your company name and logo recognition as the Diamond Sponsor on all marketing and promotional materials, including the SCPA website, meeting program, newsletter, marketing and social media promotions. Additionally, the diamond sponsor will be the sole beverage sponsor of the meeting, which will include signage on the cocktail bars and coffee stations. The diamond sponsor will receive a stand-alone draped table for materials at the Annual Meeting, two tickets to the Weekly and Associate Member Awards Luncheon, two tickets to the President’s Reception and Daily Awards Dinner, two tickets to the Friday night group dinner, a full page color ad in the Annual Meeting program, recognition from the podium at both awards ceremonies, and prominent display of your corporate logo at all events. The diamond sponsor has the opportunity to place company giveaways at each luncheon and dinner banquet seat. This sponsorship level will also be recognized for 4 weeks in the SCPA eBulletin with your logo that links to your company's website.

Platinum Sponsor • $1,000
Platinum sponsors will receive a stand-alone draped table for materials at the Annual Meeting, one ticket to the Weekly and Associate Member Awards Luncheon, one ticket to the President’s Reception and Daily Awards Dinner, one ticket to the Friday night group dinner, a full page color ad in the Annual Meeting program, recognition from the podium at both awards ceremonies, and prominent display of your corporate logo at all events. Your logo will also be featured on all promotional materials for the 2020 Annual Meeting including the SCPA website, meeting program, newsletter, marketing and social media promotions. Platinum sponsors will also be recognized for 4 weeks in the SCPA eBulletin with your logo that links to your company's website.

Gold Sponsor • $500
Gold sponsors will receive a stand-alone draped table for materials at the Annual Meeting, a half-page color ad in the Annual Meeting program, and display of your corporate logo at all events. Your logo will also be featured on all promotional materials for the 2020 Annual Meeting including the SCPA website, meeting program, newsletter, marketing and social media promotions. Gold sponsors will also be recognized for 4 weeks in the SCPA eBulletin with your logo that links to your company's website.

Silver Sponsor • $350
Silver sponsors will receive placement of your materials on the registration desk throughout the meeting, plus a quarter-page black and white ad in the Annual Meeting program. Your logo will also be featured on all promotional materials for the 2020 Annual Meeting including the SCPA website, meeting program, newsletter, marketing and social media promotions. Silver sponsors will also be recognized for 4 weeks in the SCPA eBulletin with your logo that links to your company's website. (Please note that this sponsorship level does not include a table in the prefunction area of the Annual Meeting.)

The deadline to sign on as a sponsor is Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. If you have any questions, contact Jen Madden or Bill Rogers at (803) 750-9561.