Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship will reinforce your company message

Choosing to be a sponsor at GEO 2020 brings you the benefits of supporting a leading trade event that attracts a high quality professional audience. Sponsorship will reinforce your company message, raise brand awareness, drive visitor traffic and help your business stand out from the crowd.

The Recognition

In addition to the recognition listed with the individual items, as a sponsor your company will receive:

  • Your company’s logo on the sponsorship page of the preliminary and final conference programme, if received before the print deadline
  • Your company’s logo on the GEO 2020 website and app
  • Your company’s name on sponsorship recognition banners, signage and posters at the event

Don’t see it listed? We are always happy to discuss new combinations to meet your specific needs.

For more information, or to enquire about any of these opportunities please contact:

Abeer Al Zubaidi

AAPG Middle East & Africa

+971 4 3724201

[email protected]

Fawzi Al Shehabi


+973 17 550033

[email protected]

The Opportunities

Technical Programme

  • Digital Conference Proceedings

    (max. 2 sponsors at US$ 10,000 per sponsor)
    The full text for each paper presented at the conference is published in the conference proceedings and hosted online. All delegates will receive a voucher card with instructions for access. Your company logo will be printed on the voucher card and published on the proceedings website.

  • Audiovisual Equipment and Services

    Cutting-edge presentations at GEO 2018 are not possible without projection and display technology and services. Your company logo will be recognised on holding slides in each conference session hall.

  • Preliminary & Final Conference Programme


    These official guides include the conference schedule and essential information. The preliminary programme is circulated to prospective delegates and every attendee at GEO 2020 will receive a copy of the final programme onsite. Your company name and logo will be printed on the front cover.

  • Poster Panels

    Company logo will be printed on approximately 50 poster presentations within the poster session area.


  • Delegate Bags & Promotion in Delegate Bags

    All conference delegates will receive a GEO 2020 delegate bag. Sponsoring company logo will be printed on the bag (to be provided by the Organiser), which will be carried by delegates both during, and long after the event has concluded. The sponsor has the opportunity to supply promotional items (e.g. pens, writing pads, gifts etc.) for insertion in the conference delegate bags during GEO 2020. Contact us for quantities.

  • Lanyards

    Lanyards (to be provided by the organiser) with sponsor’s company logo will be distributed to all conference delegates, exhibitors and visitors at GEO 2020. Contact us for quantities.

  • Signage

    Temporary directional signage will be set up in the GEO 2020 exhibition halls to guide attendees. Your company logo will be printed on all temporary directional signs inside the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

  • Executive & Technical Committee Corporate Gifts

    The GEO 2020 executive and technical programme committee volunteers will be thanked with token gifts of appreciation. Sponsoring company logo will be branded on the gift.

Catered Events

  • Coffee Lounge

    Complimentary tea and coffee will be served to delegates and exhibitors during GEO 2020. Sponsor’s company logo will be printed on a banner suspended above the coffee lounge and on wall panels surrounding the area.

  • Delegate Lunches

     (Tuesday 17, Wednesday 18 & Thursday 19 March) 

    Complimentary lunches for delegates are offered on each day in a special area of the exhibition centre. Sponsor’s company logo will be printed on signage within the area, and on invitations which are distributed to all delegates.

  • Conference Opening Ceremony Dinner at Ritz Carlton

    (Monday 16 March) RESERVED

    This high profile evening event welcomes all GEO 2020 delegates and VIPs. Sponsor’s company logo will be printed on the event invitations and on event signage. The sponsor will also be allocated a reserved table for 10 invitees.

  • Brown Bag Luncheon Session

     (Tuesday 17, Wednesday 18 & Thursday 19 March) 

    Complimentary brown bag daily lunches provided for up to 100 attendees. Meeting room with audiovisual equipment will be supplied to sponsor.

Other Opportunities

  • Registration

    Pre-registration for the conference and exhibition is available on www.geo-expo.com Prior to the event, your company logo will be published on the registration website and confirmation of registration messages to attendees. During the event, your company logo will be printed on badges and the registration counters at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

  • Young Professionals & Student Activities

    By choosing this young professional and student sponsorship opportunity, your company will allow for around 60 students from selected universities along with young professionals from across the wider Middle East region and Egypt to attend the 2020 conference and exhibition as well as experience a full and exciting programme of activities; this will include short courses, meet & greet, brainstorm sessions and other related programmes. The package will cover flights, hotel accommodation and registration fees for all participating students. Your company logo will be printed on all literature relating to the activities and on signage during the actual events.

  • Mobile App

    The official GEO 2020 mobile app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android plus any smartphone that has web-enabled browser capability. Mobile app users can review conference sessions and add them to a personal schedule, locate exhibitors on the interactive floor map, stay in-the-know with show alerts, connect with fellow attendees and much more. Sponsorship of the GEO 2020 mobile app is recognised by displaying your logo on the main splash screen and banner of the app which will be linked to your website. Additionally, your sponsorship will be credited on signage promoting the app onsite during GEO 2020.

  • Banners

    This advertising opportunity offers 4 banners suspended in key locations throughout the exhibition. Sponsor to supply artwork. Contact us for sizes and locations.

  • WiFi

    As the official and exclusive WiFi provider in all common areas of the exhibition and conference session rooms at GEO 2020, your company will receive signage throughout exhibition common areas and conference session rooms recognising and thanking sponsor for providing free WiFi access. Other benefits include home screen/landing page directing users to URL/message of sponsor’s choice, as well as a customized network password (chosen by sponsor).

  • General Support

    Show your support of the Middle East and GEO 2020 by contributing to the general fund.

Do you have an idea but don’t see it listed? Contact us and ask:

Abeer Al Zubaidi

AAPG Middle East & India

+971 4 3724201
[email protected]

Fawzi Al Shehabi


+973 17 550033
[email protected]