Sponsorship Prospectus

The Worthington Bio 2018 features Commissioner Ken Peterson, Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry. Commissioner Peterson will share DLI programs and his vision for what DLI is already doing to help support local talent and workforce development. DLI currently funds programs designed to help employers work with education institutions to provide workforce training.

Besides connecting with colleagues and sharing experiences, we welcome your attendance and hope to see you at Worthington Bio Conference. We want you all to leave the conference knowing that we are going to bring workforce training resources to Worthington and Nobles County to benefit all our economic sectors. This year we have Dr. Tubon, from Madison Wisconsin, who is administering a national work training program, and Dr. James Guenther from Delgado College in New Orleans who along with Kevin Simpson designed a private initiative to tailor job training to meet industry needs. Dr. Sandra Porter of Washington State with a presentation focusing on how we can build a power house for bio business and value-added agriculture in the region. While Discussion on Industrial Hemp production and solar energy are designed to attract farmers and land owners attention to emerging economic sectors that have huge potential.

We hope to see you again this year and we invite you to sponsor this year’s program.

Worthington Bio Conference is a great opportunity to connect with Animal and Plant based bio-science and value added-agricultural businesses in the Tri State region of South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota.In addition to learning the latest in the field you will be able to network and build enduring relationships with your colleagues and see firsthand what opportunities are available to help progress your research and your business.  

This conference is designed to show what is possible when the community works together to create a vibrant bio-business ecosystem, and what companies are doing to take advantage of available opportunities.

Who should attend?

    The conference is a gathering for anyone involved in or interested in the bioscience industry, renewable energy, bio fuels, value added agriculture, research and development, nano-technology, students, entrepreneurs seeking partnerships and business investments.

  • Business, academics, research scientists in both biomedical and agricultural research
  • Human & animal health professionals
  • Technology transfer offices, accrediting bodies, stakeholders, and investors
  • Individuals interested in applying technology to their production systems
  • Students, teachers, and researchers
  • Farm based businesses & energy cooperatives
  • Pork, corn, & soybean producers
  • Beef & cattle ranchers
  • Bankers, investment, & financial institutions
  • Venture capitalist and investment managers
  • Community & economic development professionals
  • Policy makers & community leaders

Why sponsor?

  • Connect with number of multi-national research and development companies in animal health
  • Meet with academic and business leaders in biotechnology
  • Get great exposure & networking opportunities in the tri-state area.
  • Collaborate on robust programming and networking topics such as:
  • Regulatory controls
    • Innovation eco-systems
    • Animal research
    • Latest in research and technology
    • Bio-fuel
    • Animal health and welfare
    • R&D

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsorship $5,000

Sponsorship Includes:
  • Platinum level social media coverage
  • Social Reception Sponsor
  • Media Package, Web Banner
  • Logo on front page of program
  • Exhibit booth space
  • Four admission tickets to the conference 
  • Reserved seating

Gold Sponsorship $2,500

Sponsorship Includes:
  • Gold level social media coverage
  • Meal sponsor
  • Media package
  • Logo on program & website
  • Three admission tickets to the conference 
  • Reserved seating
  • Exhibit booth space (Limited Space)

Silver Sponsorship $1,500

Sponsorship Includes:
  • Silver level social media coverage
  • Meal sponsor
  • Media package
  • Logo on program & website
  • Two admission tickets to the conference

Bronze Sponsorship $500

Sponsorship Includes:
  • Bronze level social media coverage
  • Logo on website
  • Business name listing on our website
  • 1 admission ticket to the conference

Exhibit Space $449.00

Reserve your space today! Maximize your exposure to the industry while taking advantage of relationship building opportunities in the Exhibit Hall and during dedicated networking breaks.

Note: Gold sponsors and above will receive an exhibit booth space included in their sponsorship package

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Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!