3MT® Sponsorship

Why Sponsor?

The 3MT® competition provides an ideal sponsorship opportunity for organizations to position themselves as a driving force behind university-industry interaction.  The 3MT® competition is a powerful way to promote a business, organization, or individual looking to increase brand awareness and encourage preference among our Tier One researchers, event attendees, the wider UNT graduate community, and industry partners.

Brand Awareness

  • Sponsoring the 3MT® competition can help you raise the profile of your organization’s brand, products, and services within the domestic and international education market.
  • Get marketing opportunities and possible international exposure during the life of the event.
  • Support the next generation of inspiring researchers.
  • Receive logo placement on flyers, websites, email marketing campaigns, newsletters, signage, and other materials.

Targeted Marketing

  • Connect directly with future research leaders.
  • Get brand exposure on the UNT 3MT® website.
  • Get brand exposure in the TGS weekly e-newsletter, which has an audience of over UNT 8,000 graduate students and UNT faculty members.
  • Receive 3MT® promotion on our 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.
  • Develop possible leads or new business partners.
  • Establish new contacts and networks with researchers, students, and alumni.
  • Display samples, flyers or provide information about your company at the event.
  • Connect with key decision-makers.
  • Renew and strengthen partnerships with your existing UNT contacts.

Community Involvement

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

Sponsorship Levels

3MT® Program Sponsor $5,000 (Fall Deadline: September 5)

  • Opportunity to serve as a judge and provide judges remarks
  • Logo on all program material, including website
    • Campus lawn signs, event program, People’s Choice ballot, 3MT UNT webpage,
  • Program page with sponsorship photograph and a 350-word biography
  • Special thanks during the program before the award announcement
    • PowerPoint slide will project logo
  • Thanked publicly via social media

Gold Level $1,000 (Fall Deadline: November 1)

  • Opportunity to serve as a judge and provide judges remarks
  • Recognition listed on Gold Level sponsor area of the program with logo, name, and a 150-word biography
  • Special thanks during the program before the award announcement
    • PowerPoint slide will project logo
  • Thanked publicly via social media

Silver Level $500 (Fall Deadline: November 1)

  • Opportunity to serve as a judge and provide judges remarks
  • Recognition listed on Silver Level of sponsorship area of the program
  • Special thanks during the program before the award announcement
    • PowerPoint slide will project logo

Friends Level $250 (Fall November 1)

  • Name listed on Friends sponsor area of the program
  • PowerPoint slide will list names during program sponsorship recognition