Our Sponsors & Exhibitors

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Biomin Animal Nutrition

As an animal nutrition company, BIOMIN develops and produces feed additives, premixes and services for healthy and profitable animals. Our solutions cover mycotoxin risk management and natural growth promotion for swine, poultry, ruminants and aquaculture. BIOMIN Research is the heart of where all our innovations take place. Our scientists develop new methods that lay the foundation for the design of novel and effective feed ingredients.
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Danbred Africa

DanBred is synonymous with modern pig breeding. Our focused and robust breeding objectives over more than 120 years has made DanBred a world leader when it comes to pig genetics and adds the most progress and value for tomorrow's pork producers. The result of our breeding program is significantly superior efficiency. Your business can also benefit from our progress, if you choose our DNA.
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PIC South Africa

PIC is the international leader in the provision of continuous genetic improvement in pig breeding stock and in world class technical support to the global pork supply chain. As a franchise of PIC International, PIC South Africa produces and multiplies superior PIC boars and gilt products in South Africa and Africa as a whole. PIC combines quantitative analytics with leading-edge biotechnology to develop breeding stock that helps our customers maximize profitability.
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4 Mix International

At 4Mix International, we are firm believers in the mantra of unlocking the potential available in every animal for their primary products. For every animal to meet the genetic potential contained within, other factors such as management, rearing conditions, animal health and nutritional status also need to be optimised. That is why our focus at 4Mix is to ensure the best possible health for the animal, and a key method of supplying this to the animal is through quality feed ingredients and additives.
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Animate Animal Health

Animate Animal Health is a proud supplier of quality in-feed solutions. Our philosophy of supplying quality products backed by outstanding customer and support services enables livestock producers, feed manufacturers, integrators and veterinarians to focus on the business of supplying in an ever increasing demand for safe, affordable meat. Backed by the global experience of Biesterfeld International we are the perfect combination in animal health and performance.
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Zoetis

Zoetis is the world leader in animal health. We discover, develop, manufacture and market veterinary medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products, genetic tests, biodevices and technical services. We work to help meet the growing worldwide demand for meat, poultry, fish, and dairy foods and the increasing desire for animal companionship. With our singular focus on animal health, we strive to make our products, services and people the most valued by our veterinarian and livestock producer customers around the world.
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Bühler

Every day, billions of people come into contact with Bühler technologies to cover their basic needs for food and mobility. We strive for innovations for a better world, with a special focus on healthy, safe, and sustainable solutions. We contribute significantly to feeding the world’s population, while setting the focus on food security and safety. Our solutions and technologies enable efficient and clean mobility.
As a leading technology group, Bühler invests up to 5% of its turnover every year in research and development. In 2017, around 11,000 employees in over 140 countries generated a turnover of CHF 2.7 billion. As a globally active Swiss family-owned company, we are particularly committed to sustainability.
We want our customers to be successful. We want every human being to have access to healthy food. We want to protect the climate with energy-efficient cars, buildings, and machinery.
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Evonik Africa

Evonik is one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. The central elements of our strategy for sustained value creation are profitable growth, efficiency and values. In 2017, Evonik’s more than 36,000 employees generated sales of € 14.4 billion. Evonik Animal Nutrition is a highly reliable, globally operating provider of science-driven products and services for sustainable and efficient production of meat, fish, eggs and milk. The organization is marked by scientific excellence and sensitivity to the needs of our customers and society.
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HIPRA

HIPRA is a veterinary pharmaceutical company dedicated to the research, production and marketing of products for Animal Health.
We are specialists in developing innovative preventive solutions that make it possible to identify existing threats on any livestock farm before they occur, in such a way that we can act to prevent them or minimize their effects.
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NUTRI Feeds

Company description to follow.
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Nutribase

Nutribase is a supplier of feed additives for poultry, pigs, dairy and beef in Southern Africa. Our international leading products create value for feed companies and farmers (producers).
We are focused to deliver these valuable products according to customer needs, always on time and are therefore a preferred supplier in our industry.
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Nutritionhub

Nutritionhub supplies functional feed additives and nutritional supplements to the pig feed and pig farming sectors to assist in optimising production performance in a safe and cost-effective way, whilst reducing the need for dietary antibiotics and Zinc-oxide. Our Farmatan range of beneficial tannins and butyrates improve protein digestibility, support gut development and offers an effective way of managing incidences of diarrhoea during weaning and stress-causing situations. It is an effective dietary tool to help manage ammonia and odorous emissions from pig farms and reduce undesirable taints in meat.
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Trouw Nutrition

Trouw Nutrition is a global leader in animal nutrition. With experience across 100 years bringing a rich heritage of knowledge and expertise for feeding the future. Although swine farmers’ needs may differ, the goal to increase output whilst maintaining a healthy farm and environment are inherently the same. Through innovation and on-farm experience, Trouw Nutrition is committed to developing precision nutrition programs to fulfil the needs of each farmer striving for optimal pig performance.
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Virbac RSA

A company that has always been dedicated to animal health. Founded in 1968 by French veterinarian, Virbac is an independent pharmaceutical laboratory present in more than 100 countries. The company offers a comprehensive and practical range of products and services covering the majority of species and pathologies.
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Vitam International

Vitam International is a leader in providing scientific proven feed additives and services in Sub-Sahara Africa. We make a significant contribution to the agricultural feed industry by supplying world class technology supported by highly qualified and skilled personnel with a global network of technical support.
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Westside Enterprises

Westside Enterprises is the sole distributor of a number of innovative, leading global brands of animal feed additives and ingredients to the animal feed industry in Southern Africa. These are products that are best suited for discerning nutritionists to use in feeds that are designed to improve animal performance, minimise costs and maximise feed production efficiency. Underlying this is a commitment to the values of loyalty and integrity.
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Animal Nutrition & Health

ANH is the key supplier of innovative, technologically advanced products and services. Products include: Client-focused macro premix packages and speciality mixtures, vitamin/mineral premixes, unique probiotics for poultry, pigs and calves, as well as internationally proven silage inoculants. Products ensure optimal usage of in-house ingredients, supported by outstanding technical support services. ANH offers excellence in products and services, with value added to their clients’ businesses.
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Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health South Africa

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s top 20 companies. Some 50,000 employees create value through innovation daily for the three business areas: human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceuticals. The animal health platform is built on advanced preventative care.
As a family-owned company, Boehringer Ingelheim plans in generations and focuses on long-term success.
In 2017, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of nearly 18.1 billion euros. R&D expenditure, exceeding three billion euros, corresponded to 17.0 per cent of net sales.
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Chemuniqué

We, at Chemuniqué, are a team of passionate people, committed to enhancing animal production in Sub-Saharan Africa. By applying great science, we challenge the boundaries of accepted practice with a spirit of creativity and innovation. We believe in broadening the frontiers of what is possible today, to meet the nutritional needs of tomorrow.
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DSM Animal Nutrition & Health

DSM is a world leading supplier of vitamins, carotenoids, eubiotics, and feed enzymes to the global feed industry. We provide our customers with innovative products and sustainable nutritional solutions which help them succeed in a dynamic and ever-changing global market. The global demand for pork and pork products is growing. Our global swine expertise assists the swine sector through all stages of the production chain to achieve optimal animal performance, improve animal welfare, reduce environmental impact, and enhance product quality.
Bright Science. Brighter Living.
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National Swine Registry & America’s Best Genetics

The National Swine Registry (NSR) is the performance-pedigree association for American purebred Yorkshire, Landrace, Duroc and Hampshire swine. The commercially-oriented members of NSR, exporting companies, and boar stud make up a sub-group of NSR members called America’s Best Genetics (ABG) (https://nationalswine.com/genetics/genetics-abg.php). ABG members are focused on creating and disseminating genetically superior breeding stock and access to cutting-edge genetic technology to seedstock and commercial producers in the US and around the world.
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Nedbank

Nedbank Group is one of SA’s largest banking groups. Nedbank, its principal banking subsidiary, provides wholesale and retail banking services and insurance, asset and wealth management, and has a presence in 39 African countries through its Ecobank alliance. Transformation is at the heart of Nedbank’s purpose, which is to use its financial expertise to do good.
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DIAG Import & Export CC

DIAG markets a wide range of products in the animal health field. DIAG is located in Honeydew, Randburg. Our veterinary instrument and equipment division is of the best in South Africa. The members of DIAG Import & Export CC are Elke Anderson, Hannes Croucamp (managing) and Sven Mahieu.
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Epol

Epol is one of the leading national animal-feed manufacturers in South Africa servicing a wide range of species including poultry, pigs, dairy cattle, horses, game and many more. We have 5 mills situated in Pretoria, Rustenburg, Pietermaritzburg, Berlin and Worcester. For more details go to the Epol and or RCL FOODS websites.
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Avipharm Feeds

Avipharm Feeds (Pty) Ltd is an independently owned company of the Avipharm Holdings (Pty) Ltd group. The company is based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. The company’s main business is the distribution of AB Vista feed enzymes to the poultry and swine industry. The company prides itself in being a service orientated business where the customer is our key focus. The company places a very strong focus on building our business by building strong relationships and friendships with our clients. The company has a very stable and loyal staff compliment whom is very committed to the company’s service orientated ethos.
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Biofarm

Biofarm is a supplier to the veterinary industry supplying and supporting a huge range of products that include veterinary pharmaceuticals, cold chain biologicals, nutraceuticals, surgicals, pest control, semen distribution with great expertise and experience. Our one stop shop approach creates quick turnaround time on deliveries for our customers providing the best and most affordable products. Taking care of people who care for life.
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Essential Nutrient Systems

Company description to follow.
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Landbouweekblad

Landbouweekblad is the leading magazine for the agricultural sector in South Africa. It is published weekly by Media24 and has been in exsistance since 21 May 1919. The magazine offers its readers agricultural news as well as columns and articles on a wide range of topics including farming practices, agribusinesses, markets, farmer profiles and technology. It is published in Afrikaans and is distributed at all major retail outlets as well as to subscribers. Landbouweekblad is available in print and digital copies and has brand extensions in print, online and television.
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Lynca Meats

From humble beginnings in 1988, Lynca Meats has become one of the major contributors to the pork landscape in South Africa. Its passion to inspire people from all walks of life with industry innovation and world-class meat products, is underpinned by a consistent quality for peace of mind. Lynca Meats is accredited with the highest quality management system worldwide, FSSC22000.
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Plaas Media

Plaas Media is an independently owned agricultural media house in South Africa. It offers a true 360-degree media offering to role-players in agriculture. Its entire portfolio is based on sound content of a scientific and semi-scientific nature. Plaas Media publishes several magazine titles including Veeplaas, Stockfarm and FarmBiz as well as four contract titles, namely Oilseeds Focus, AFMA Matrix, Dié Rooi Ras and SA Stud Breeder. Besides its printed offerings the company is also involved in several broadcast projects which include RSG Landbou. It is the the content manager of the Afrikaans television programme, Grootplaas and owns and manages the content of the highly successful website, AgriOrbit.
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DanBred Africa

DanBred is synonymous with modern pig breeding. Our focused and robust breeding objectives over more than 120 years has made DanBred a world leader when it comes to pig genetics and adds the most progress and value for tomorrow's pork producers. The result of our breeding program is significantly superior efficiency. Your business can also benefit from our progress, if you choose our DNA.
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Alliance Genetics South Africa (AGSA)

Alliance Genetics South Africa, specialises in the export of quality livestock genetics. Our focus is mainly on genetically improved purebred pigs, but the product range also includes: Boergoats, Sheep breeds and Cattle breeds.
Each genetic consignment is carefully identified and selected, taking into consideration the needs and uniqueness of the client’s enterprise. Personal care is taken of each consignment. Bio-security, service and genetic excellence form an integral part of our business philosophy.
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Dalein Plaasbou

For success in pig farming, you need a piggery that is designed for optimal production, taking into consideration all aspects of the animal’s needs and welfare. For such a piggery, you need a dependable partner that understands your needs as a farmer. Dalein Plaasbou – Your partner in success.
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Meadow Feeds

Meadow Feeds is one of the leading animal feed producers in South Africa. We produce a variety of specialised diets and custom feed mixes for the pig industry, affording our clientele the cutting edge of advancing nutritional solutions.
Contact one of our technical experts to discuss your pig nutrition requirements and to discuss the company’s latest innovations and feeding programs with you.
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Neogen Corporation

Founded in 1982, Neogen Corporation now operates out of multiple U.S. and international locations, and has a worldwide presence. Neogen’s business segments include: Animal Safety, Food safety, Genomics, Life Sciences and Toxicology. For genomics their divisions GeneSeek and Igenity, provide services to leading agricultural genetics providers, large national cattle associations, companion animal breed registries, university researchers, and numerous commercial beef and dairy, swine and poultry producers.
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Orffa SA

Orffa develops, customizes, sources and offers feed additives and feed additive concepts for the animal nutrition market. In short: we create, select and deliver.

As the feed additive specialist, we have dedicated teams engineering feed solutions with value added products and concepts. Our feed solutions range from simple individual products to complex solutions that aim to overcome and solve the challenges faced by the animal production industry.

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Taureau Capital / Benoni Abattoir

Company description to follow
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Trigga Trader

Trigga Trader was launched over 5 years ago, with a clear purpose: to revolutionise agricultural soft commodity trading, by creating a transparent, efficient and sustainable marketplace, driven by fair exchange. Starting in May 2016, our first agricultural sector was the pork industry, who we have been actively supporting to achieve truly fair and transparent market pricing based on supply and demand.At the heart of Trigga is an online soft commodities trading platform, built to disrupt the agricultural industry using technology – just like Amazon replaced book stores with eBooks. The platform uses an online auctioning system that enables agricultural product sellers to market their goods to any type of agricultural buyer, at any time, from anywhere across the globe. So whether you’re a producer, trader or processor - in a city, or in a rural area – Trigga can make trading better for you. With Trigga, you can buy and sell Pork, quickly, easily and reliably. Always at fair market price, and all at the click of a button.
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Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA)

AFMA is the official industry representative body of the South African feed industry in the livestock feed sector and larger agricultural environment. As the official representative body for the sector, AFMA positions and aligns itself by identifying the business environment that will benefit its members. This is achieved through its liaison and cooperation with various directly affected groups.
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South African Pork Producers Organisation (SAPPO)

SAPPO represents commercial pork producers in South Africa and serves the pig industry by providing clarity and direction to navigate towards a sustainable and profitable future. It also acts jointly within the organised agriculture fraternity and liaises with various role players within the entire meat industry supply chain, as well as the government and international interest groups.
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Pig Breeders Society of South Africa (PBS)

The Pig Breeders Society of South Africa (PBS) was formed on 20 September 1919 and has been affiliated since its inception to the South African Stud Book and Livestock Improvement Association. Its mission is to deliver services to increase the profitability of the pig farmers of South Africa. PBS promotes and encourages the breeding and genetic improvement of pigs in the RSA and to maintain purity of the various pig breeds.
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DSM Animal Nutrition & Health

DSM is a world leading supplier of vitamins, carotenoids, eubiotics, and feed enzymes to the global feed industry. We provide our customers with innovative products and sustainable nutritional solutions which help them succeed in a dynamic and ever-changing global market. The global demand for pork and pork products is growing. Our global swine expertise assists the swine sector through all stages of the production chain to achieve optimal animal performance, improve animal welfare, reduce environmental impact, and enhance product quality.
Bright Science. Brighter Living.
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Juventus / The Meat Shop on Lincoln

Established in 2010, Juventis® (Pty) Ltd, has developed into a group of companies and services ranging from:

Juventis® - scientific pig breeding and business consultations:

Juventis Genetrade - for inland trading with customer specific genetic selections and quality genetic sourcing
Juventis Studio - for marketing, photoshoots, design and outlay

Juventis Properties (since 2018) - with the emphasis on agricultural farms, smallholdings and related activities.

Alliance Genetics® South Africa – for exporting quality genetics into Africa.

The Juventis® Group of Companies are synonymous with passion, dedication, integrity and service excellence.

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Niemen Stud

Niemen Stud was established in 1996 to serve the South African pig industry with quality purebred and F1 breeding animals. Robust and adaptable animals are bred from our genetics, using the Duroc as terminal sire new Genetics from Pic in 2019. Niemen Stud aims to continuously select the right animal for breeding and commercial purposes. Three important tools in the stud are performance testing, visual appraisal and functionality.
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Sanlam

Sanlam is a South African financial services group headquartered in Bellville, Western Cape, and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the Namibian Stock Exchange. Sanlam provides insurance, investment, financial planning & retirement advice to individuals. The Agricultural Business Market is one of the target market segments in which Sanlam operates. Sanlam provides customised financial planning solutions to the owners of agricultural businesses.
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The Meat Shop on Lincoln / Benoni Abattoir

Company description to follow.
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AFMA Matrix

The AFMA Matrix, a quarterly scientific magazine of the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA), is the only magazine in South Africa dedicated to the animal feed industry and ideally positioned to facilitate discussion between role-players, whether in the form of the latest industry news, or research into the latest feed research.
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Porcus

Porcus is the mouthpiece of the South African Pork Producers' Organisation (SAPPO). The magazine has been published the past 35 years and strives to inform SAPPO members and the rest of the industry on what SAPPO does on their behalf. The magazine also provides a platform for other role players such as researchers, input suppliers etc to say their say.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

*Please note that only sponsors will be allowed to exhibit at the 2019 Ensminger Pig Symposium

As a sponsor of the Ensminger Pig Symposium, your company not only supports the Ensminger programme, it will also offer you the opportunity to reach out to a variety of individuals with your message, share your expertise and to navigate people to your website. The Ensminger Pig Symposium offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to choose from, providing participating opportunities that will match everyone’s budget! Act quickly to give your company the greatest opportunity to make an impact on the symposium delegates.

Exhibiting at the Ensminger Pig Symposium is a way to support the first ever Ensminger Africa Symposium and to share your products and services with the broader pig industry. It’s an excellent opportunity to build your company’s brand awareness and showcase the latest innovations, products and services to important stakeholders in the industry. It will also enable you to network and exchange knowledge, ideas and friendship with local and international delegates.

Sponsorship package: R45,000.00 – 3 x packages available (all packages taken)

 

Benefits for Event Partner Sponsors:

  • Logo on www.ensmingersymposium.co.za with a hyperlink to your company’s website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and a short company description (max 60 words)
  • Exhibition space consisting of table + 2 x chairs + black table cloth + 2 x exhibitor passes which include access to the PBS Centenary Dinner
  • Listing in the final printed symposium programme with your company logo, a short company description (max 60 words) and your company website address
  • Full page, full colour advert in the final printed symposium programme in a prime spot (inside front cover, inside back cover or outside back cover) (sponsor to supply final print ready material)
  • Co-branding on the front cover of final printed symposium programme
  • Company free standing rolla or x-banner in the symposium venue (max 2 000mm high x 950mm wide) (sponsor to supply banner)
  • Insert into delegate bag (max 4 pager) (sponsor to supply)
  • 2 x complimentary delegate access passes to the Symposium & PBS Centenary Dinner

Sponsorship package: R20,000.00 – 3 x packages available (all packages taken)

 

Benefits for Gold Sponsors:

  • Logo on www.ensmingersymposium.co.za with a hyperlink to your company’s website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and a short company description (max 60 words)
  • Exhibition space consisting of table + 2 x chairs + black table cloth + 2 x exhibitor passes which include access to the PBS Centenary Dinner
  • Listing in the final printed symposium programme with your company logo, a short company description (max 60 words) and your company website address
  • Full page, full colour advert in the final printed symposium programme in a non-prime position (sponsor to supply final print ready material)

Sponsorship package: R15,000.00 – 10 x packages available (all packages taken)

 

Benefits for Silver Sponsors:

  • Logo on www.ensmingersymposium.co.za with a hyperlink to your company’s website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and a short company description (max 60 words)
  • Exhibition space consisting of table + 2 x chairs + black table cloth + 2 x exhibitor passes which include access to the PBS Centenary Dinner
  • Listing in the final printed symposium programme with your company logo, a short company description (max 60 words) and your company website address
  • Horizontal half page, full colour advert in the final printed symposium programme (sponsor to supply final print ready material)

Sponsorship package: R10,000.00 – 6 x packages available (all packages taken)

 

Benefits for Bronze Sponsor:

  • Logo on www.ensmingersymposium.co.za with a hyperlink to your company’s website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and a short company description (max 60 words)
  • Exhibition space consisting of table + 2 x chairs + black table cloth + 2 x exhibitor passes which include access to the PBS Centenary Dinner
  • Listing in the final printed symposium programme with your company logo, a short company description (max 60 words) and your company website address

Sponsorship package: R8,000.00 – 2 x packages available (all packages taken)

 

Benefits for Merit Sponsor:

  • Logo on www.ensmingersymposium.co.za with a hyperlink to your company’s website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and a short company description (max 60 words)
  • Exhibition space consisting of table + 2 x chairs + black table cloth + 2 x exhibitor passes which include access to the PBS Centenary Dinner
  • Listing in the final printed symposium programme with your company logo and your company website address

Sponsorship package: R3,000.00 – 6 x packages available (all packages taken)

 

Benefits for Friends of Ensminger Sponsors:

  • Logo on www.ensmingersymposium.co.za with a hyperlink to your company’s website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and a short company description (max 60 words)
  • Listing in the final printed symposium programme with your company logo and your company website address

Sponsorship package: R20,000.00 – 1 x package available (sponsorship package taken)

 

Benefits for Time-Breaker Sponsor (Refreshments between end of Symposium and start of PBS Centenary Gala Dinner)

  • Logo on www.ensmingersymposium.co.za with a hyperlink to your company’s website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and a short company description (max 60 words)
  • Exhibition space consisting of table + 2 x chairs + black table cloth + 2 x exhibitor passes which include access to the PBS Centenary Dinner
  • Listing in the final printed symposium programme with your company logo, a short company description (max 60 words) and your company website address
  • Full page, full colour advert in the final printed symposium programme in a non-prime position (sponsor to supply final print ready material)

Sponsorship package: R20,000.00 – 7 x packages available (all packages taken)

 

Benefits for PBS Centenary Dinner Sponsors:

  • Logo on www.ensmingersymposium.co.za with a hyperlink to your company’s website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and a short company description (max 60 words)
  • Exhibition space consisting of table + 2 x chairs + black table cloth + 2 x exhibitor passes which include access to the PBS Centenary Dinner
  • Listing in the final printed symposium programme with your company logo, a short company description (max 60 words) and your company website address
  • Full page, full colour advert in the final printed symposium programme in a non-prime position (sponsor to supply final print ready material)
  • Sponsor listing in the final printed menu (company logo)

Sponsorship package: Various packages are available ranging from R5,500.00 – R15,500.00

Benefits for Sponsor:

Sponsor benefits will be determined by the amount sponsored or the value of the items (eg delegate bags, notepads, pens, bottled water, lanyards etc) sponsored.