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SIGAda 2003
Sponsored by ACM SIGAda
December 7-11
San Diego, Ca.

ACM SIGAda's annual conference is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious event dedicated to Ada technology in the world. Our 21st annual conference, SIGAda 2003 will be held December 7-11, at the Red Lion Hanalei Hotel in San Diego, California. Set amidst tropical palms and lush, inviting gardens, the Hanalei Hotel's intimate atrium setting is the perfect place for your stay in the heart of San Diego. The Red Lion Hanalei Hotel is conveniently located in Mission Valley, close to all the city's finest attractions.   SIGAda 2003 will featuring technical sessions, tutorials, and a vendor exhibition. SIGAda 2003 promises to draw our usual rich mix of Ada practitioners, researchers, vendors, academics, and Government representatives for the highest level forum of technical exchanges and business contacts.

A conference program featuring our tradition of refereed papers and "big name" invited speakers on nationally important topics, registration fees competitive with any other technical conference, and lower hotel rates than any recent year are generating strong early interest in SIGAda 2003 and the promise of increased attendance at SIGAda 2003.

SIGAda conference attendees' interests include software-engineering technologies such as high-integrity systems, distributed computing, real-time processing, and open systems & standards. Because of its reputation for safety and reliability, Ada is used in aerospace, biomedical, transportation, and embedded systems. Because many of today's systems are developed in multiple programming languages and rely heavily on COTS software, our attendees are also interested in non-Ada libraries, tools, related applications technologies, and mixed-language solution support. Our typical attendee is a senior engineer who influences software purchasing decisions in a high maturity organization.

COST EFFECTIVE EXHIBITING: Of particular interest to potential exhibitors, SIGAda is continuing to make our Exhibit Hall an even more cost-effective experience for you. This year we will repeat last years exhibit space format. Our exhibits rental provides a draped Table-Top booth  with two chairs and electrical access. (No extra "decorating charges" are necessary.)  Single Table Top booths are the only space option we offer. Like all recent SIGAda conferences, the exhibition will be one and a half days (Tuesday-Wednesday, December 9-10), which prove to be sufficient time for our attendees to visit all exhibitors and for you to make the contacts you need. And, every exhibiting company at the $2K Silver Sponsorship level or higher gets one free full-conference registration (two for $4K Platinum sponsors!) and a vendor presentation integrated into our technical sessions.

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS: SIGAda again invites companies to contribute to, and become a part of, SIGAda 2003 and SIGAda's success by becoming SIGAda 2003 Corporate Sponsors, starting at the lowered fee of $2000 which used be the basic exhibiting fee and we hope will be the beginning choice of all of SIGAda's supporters. Your sponsorship enhances the value of the event for attendees and presents you,  our Corporate Sponsors, more visible opportunities to be recognized as industry leaders. Several tailorable levels of Corporate Sponsorship have been established, each providing benefits greater in value than making similar contributions under previous separately priced sponsorship arrangements. All Corporate Sponsors' names and your logos will be prominently recognized in the SIGAda 2003 Final Program (FP), in online conference publicity, and on tote bags given to all attendees. Benefits and options at SIGAda 2003 for Corporate Sponsors are shown in the following table. Contact the Exhibits Chair for case-by-case tailoring discussions.

Basic Exhibitor
One 6' Table Top Booth
(we drape the Table, provide Chairs, and can provide electrical access)
+ Exhibits Guide Description & Links from our website
Corporate Sponsorship
All Basic Exhibitor Benefits
+ 1 complimentary conference registration
+ 20-minute vendor presentation in a regular technical session
+ a small Ad in the conference Proceedings & CD
+ Logos on Registration Bags & Publicity Covers
+ 1-page advertising insert in the Reg Bag
Corporate Sponsorship
All Silver Benefits
+ 30-minute vendor presentation (instead of 20 minutes)
+ Half-Page Ads (FP & Proceedings & CD) 
+ Multi-Page Reg Bag Inserts
Corporate Sponsorship
All Gold Benefits
+ 2nd Comp Registration
+ Full-Page Ads (FP & Proceedings & CD)

Badge Lanyards and other Give-Aways are among additional opportunities at each sponsorship level,
and we can tailor the above-described benefits as companies desire. This will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

For further information and discussions regarding SIGAda 2003 Corporate Sponsorships and Exhibiting,
please contact Greg Gicca, SIGAda 2003 Exhibits Chair, at 603-429-3415 or AdaMark@sd.aonix.com

More Exhibiting & Sponsorship information, including applications and Exhibitor Kit (avail. in Nov.), are at:

Updated 1 March 2003 -- cgr