Sponsor 2022

Become a Sponsor at AAS 2022

In-Person and Online
Benefits of Sponsorship

Extend your Reach!

The AAS2022 PDF Conference Program will be available to all registered attendees (3000+), AAS members (5,000), and the public.

Extend your Exposure!

Sponsorship packages include exhibits and advertisements on the virtual platform which is available for a full year.

Increased Attendance!

The hybrid conference will take place in Honolulu and online. Be a part of a larger international audience than ever before.

Analytic Reports!

Analytics reports are available for all banner Advertisements and E-flyers.

Sponsor Packages

Platinum Level Sponsor package is considered a major supporter and available to only 3 conference co-supporters. Maximum Visibility is available with this platinum level.

All sponsorship packages include a VIRTUAL and IN PERSON exhibit booth with a full list of features.

Sponsor Events & Items

Welcome Reception – $10,000

Co-Sponsorship available (3 available)

Support us in welcoming over 2000 in-person attendees to the AAS Annual Conference at the opening welcome reception. This event is scheduled to take place outside on the Great Lawn, located just steps from the beach, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. This event is scheduled for Thursday evening and will take place immediately following the Keynote Address.
Gold level sponsorship benefits included.

Graduate Student Reception-$5,000

Co-Sponsorship available (2 available)

Support the next generation in the field of Asian studies. The Graduate Student Reception invites all student attendees, mostly PhDs, to network during the reception. This is a great opportunity for a sponsor who wants to reach an audience interested in job searching, publishing, and networking. This event is scheduled for Friday evening.
Silver Level sponsorship benefits included.

Childcare Sponsor-$3,500-$7,000

Co-Sponsorship available (2 sponsors max)

Show your support of AAS attendees juggling career and family. Your support will offset the cost to our attendees with little ones in tow, and your organization will be recognized in the online program. 

$3,500 Co-Sponsorship; Silver level benefits
$7,000 Full sponsorship; Gold level benefits

Lanyards (Badge Holders)-$3,500

No longer available

Distributed to all attendees, lanyards offer a way to display your logo while holding the attendee’s badge throughout the Convention. AAS will procure the lanyard with your provided logo.
Silver level sponsorship benefits included.

Hand Sanitizer Bottles – $4,000

No longer available

Your brand name in the hands of every attendee at the conference! Personal-sized hand sanitizers will help promote health and your brand, with your company logo printed on the bottle. Distributed at registration.
Silver level sponsorship benefits included.

Payment Terms and Cancellation Policy

Sponsor Criteria: The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons and organizations interested in Asia and the study of AsiaExhibiting companies must meet the criteria of providing goods and services as requested by our members and attendees-in part; the AAS Exhibit Hall and Advertisement opportunities are open to Publishers, Publications, Academic and Study Abroad Programs, Foundations, Digital Databases or programming related to archives, teaching, pedagogy or education about Asia. The AAS reserves the right to deny a reservation should the exhibiting/advertising party not meet our core mission and values. 

Sponsorship Reservations Payments: All sponsorship reservations must be paid in full.  Payment may be submitted online via a credit card or via check, money order, or wire transfer (there is a $35 wire transfer fee).  If an invoice is requested, payment is due within 30 days of receipt of the invoice. 

Cancellation: All requests for a sponsor cancellation must be made in writing. Sponsorship opportunities that have incurred costs such as pre-orders of branded materials or other tangible items are not cancellable. Sponsorships packages that include exhibit booths, i.e. Platinum of Gold packages or print advertisement will incur a 15% cancellation penalty. If sponsorship package includes print advertising and the program book has been published and printed, the price of the print advertisement will also be deducted from the refund. All cancellation requests should be submitted no later than January 14, 2022.

Sponsorship format changes (COVID-19 considerations): The AAS will accept sponsorship package transfers from an in-person/virtual package to a virtual only sponsoring booth. The in-person booth order will be converted to an E-Flyer advertisement order. The AAS will refund the difference in formats (if any) less a $75 transfer fee. Requests to transfer from in-person to virtual must be received by February 14, 2022.

The AAS Secretariat will be closed on Monday, May 30th, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday