ECIR 2013 - Call For Sponsors

The annual European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR) is the main European forum for the presentation of new research results in the field of Information Retrieval. In 2013, the 35th ECIR conference (ECIR 2013) will be held in Moscow, Russia from the 24th to the 27th of March 2013.

Since 1978, ECIR has successfully brought together leading researchers and developers from the information retrieval community in Europe and increasingly in recent years from across the world. The conference focuses on established and emerging problems in the field of information retrieval and helps to shape future research directions through the publication of high quality, applied and theoretical research findings.

ECIR 2013 will feature high quality programme including long and short papers, posters, demonstrations, workshops and tutorials as well as an Industry Day. Attendees at ECIR will be exposed to results and experiences from the latest research and be able to network with the leading researchers and practitioners in the field in the field of information retrieval. More information can be found at the conference Web site.

ECIR offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities suitable for organizations of all sizes. Sponsors of ECIR gain visibility for their companies and contribute to the success of the conference. Four levels of sponsorship are available at ECIR 2013 and bring the following benefits:

Platinum (6,000 Euro)
- Advance recognition as Platinum sponsor on the conference website
- Double-size exhibit space during the conference
- Distribution of company's video during the conference (on plasma screens)
- Opportunity to place a company banner near the speaker’s podium
- Opportunity to place a company banner at the conference party
- Three complimentary conference registrations
- Up to three company-provided items in the conference bag
- Full-page advertisement in the conference program booklet

Gold (4,000 Euro)
- Advance recognition as Gold sponsor on the conference website
- Exhibit space during the conference
- Distribution of company's video during the conference (on plasma screens)
- Two complimentary conference registrations
- Up to two company-provided items in the conference bag
- Acknowledgement in the conference program booklet

Silver (2,500 Euro)
- Advance recognition as Silver sponsor on the conference website
- One complimentary conference registration
- One company-provided item in the conference bag
- Acknowledgement in the conference program booklet

Bronze (1,250 Euro)
- Advance recognition as Bronze sponsor on the conference website
- Acknowledgement in the conference program booklet

In-kind sponsorships that directly cover the costs of the conference are also welcome. These may, for example, take the form of student travel scholarships or best paper awards sponsorships. In these cases, the sponsor name is prominently acknowledged in connection to the sponsored activity.

Anyone interested in sponsoring ECIR 2013 please contact the organizers at organizers@ecir2013.org or conference co-chairs Pavel Braslavski (pbras@yandex.ru) and Pavel Serdyukov (pavser@yandex-team.ru).