SEAOI boasts a membership of approximately 800 people, and includes practicing structural engineers, professional engineers, EITs, students, and professionals in related industries. We are pleased to offer a variety of sponsorship and advertising opportunities for organizations in the structural engineering field. Contractors, vendors, engineering and architecture firms, and other related organizations can support the work of SEAOI throughout the year and at specific events. 

There are a variety of ways to connect with our membership and support SEAOI!

If you're interested in a customized package, please contact Stephanie Crain at scrain@seaoi.org or 312-448-9839.


Advertising

Bulletin Advertising

The SEAOI Bulletin is a monthly newsletter published electronically and in print. Each issue is made available to our email list of approximately 1800 invididuals, and print copies are sent to members on request.

SEAOI Bulletin Ad rates, per month:

  • Full Page (8.5” x 11”) color insert - $450
  • Full Page (7.5” x 9.75”) - $330
  • Half page (7.5” x 4.75”) - $200
  • Quarter Page (3.625” x 4.7 5”) -  $125
  • Business Card (3.625” x 2.25”) - $ 65

Discount schedule: 25% for 11 issues; 20% for 6 issues; 15% for 3 issues

If you would like to place an ad in the Bulletin, please complete this form and submit it by the 15th of the month for inclusion in the following issue. 

 

Tuesday Update Advertising

SEAOI sends a weekly email blast that includes news and events for the engineering community. This communication reaches approximately 1800 individuals

An ad in the Tuesday Update is $175 per week, with a 20% discount for 2 weeks and a 25% discount for 3 weeks. Ads are due on Friday at 12 noon to appear in the following week's update. Contact Marsha Harman for more information or to place an ad. 

 

Website Advertising

Website advertising is also available on the SEAOI.org home page. Organizations can choose to have their company logo and a short paragraph in the body of the website (below the current "Welcome" section), or have their company logo included in the "Our Sponsors scroll" at the bottom of the page.  

Pricing per month:

  • Company Logo and 50-word blurb - $250
  • Company Logo in "Our Sponsors" scroll -  $100

If you are interested in advertising on the website, email Marsha Harman, and attach your company logo.  

 


Annual Sponsorships

 

Affiliate Sponsorship Program

SEAOI is excited to present a sponsorship program for contractors and vendors in the structural engineering field that do not specifically practice structural engineering. The SEAOI Affiliate Sponsorship Program runs July through June and offers your company consistent exposure to the SEAOI membership throughout the year.  The program includes sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities at a variety of SEAOI events, as well as recognition on our website, in event marketing materials, and in our monthly Bulletin.  

You can choose your level of participation from Gold, Silver or Bronze packages, and we’re also happy to customize a package for you if there are any additional opportunities you are interested in – just let us know.  

​If you would like to become an Affiliate Sponsor at any level, please complete the Sponsorship Form, or contact the SEAOI office at 312-726-4165.

 


Event Sponsorships and Exhibitor Opportunities

SEAOI produces numerous events throughout the year, including Trade Shows, Symposia, monthly Dinner Meetings, and our Annual Awards Banquet. We rely on the support of vendors and other organizations to bring these engaging events to our members.  Click on the event name for more information about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities. 

 

Chicago Trade Show and Symposium (March)

This half-day event includes opportunities for sustained engagment with attendees. We typically host 20 exhibtors, and up to 100 attendees. There are also opportunities for exhibitors to submit an abstract to make one of four half-hour presentations.  

 

SEAOI Annual Awards Banquet (June)

The SEAOI Awards Banquet is the highlight of our program year, as SEAOI members, colleagues, spouses, and friends gather to celebrate the profession of structural engineering.  We announce the winners of the Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, honor individual award winners, and recognize our incoming and outgoing presidents.

We offer Gold, Silver, and Bronze levels of sponsorshop. Gold Sponsors are recognized for sponsoring one of the following: Wine, Live Music, Photography, Programs. 

 

Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium (September)

The Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium is a wonderful opportunity to connect with engineers and professionals outside of the Chicago area.  This full-day event includes significant time for exhibtors to engage with attendees, while also providing 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.  We offer Gold, Silver, and Bronze Exhibitor levels for this event. 

 

Symposia

Our Structures Symposium in October and Bridge Symposium in April each offer opportunities for both exhibtors and sponsors. 

These popular events bring up to 175 people into a single full-day session.  Exhibitor opportunities are limited to 7 companies for these events.  We offer Gold, Silver, and Bronze levels of sponsorship. 
 

Dinner Meetings

Dinner meetings are generally held the first Tuesday of the following months: September, October, December, January, February, March and May.

Sponsorship for a dinner meeting is $300, and includes the following:

  • Two registrations
  • Five-minute speaking opportunity from the podium
  • Recognition on SEAOI.org and in all event marketing
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