Becoming a Sponsor

The 7th annual International Physical Internet Conference will take place in June 17-19 in Shenzhen. The conference provides an open forum for industry, researchers, government officials and citizens to explore, discuss and introduce leading edge concepts, methodologies, recent projects, technological advancements, start‐up and industry initiatives enabling hyperconnected logistics, enhanced efficiency and sustainability. The conference will continue building on the successful six previous editions targeting 250 participants.

Conference topics include interconnected freight transport, logistics and supply, modularization, handling, vehicles and transhipment technologies, ports and hubs in the PI, last mile & city logistics, omnichannel & e-commerce logistics, systems and technologies for interconnected Logistics: 3D printing, Internet of things, machine learning, augmented reality, big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing, new communication networks, autonomous logistics operations and systems: autonomous transport, drones, mobile logistics, robotics; manufacturing networks and the PI, business models for open & interconnected logistics, PI Impacts, PI Fundamentals and Constituents, PI Implementation and Governance, PI Modelling and Simulation.

The 2020 International Physical Internet Conference organizers invite you to maximize your organization's visibility before, during, and after the conference in Shenzhen through the following sponsorship opportunities. You will reach not only the professionals who are expected to attend the conference, but also many individuals who visit the conference website and receive our promotional or post‐conference materials.

Doctoral colloquium
The Physical Internet Doctoral Colloquium provides PhD candidates with the opportunity to present and discuss their research with fellow PhD candidates and established researchers. One of the key elements of the seminar will be to discuss positioning of the PhD project in well‐known and established lines of research and linking it in a founded way to the physical internet. A limited number of grants will be made available to excellent PhD candidates to cover travel and hotel costs.

Sponsorship levels

Diamond Sponsorship ( 20,000 +)

  • 10 complimentary seats to the Conference
  • +/‐ 2m² space for presentation of the company in the foyer of the venue
  • Organization logo on the front page of the conference web site, plus logo and company listing on the sponsor page (100‐word description and hyperlink to sponsor website)
  • Logo and recognition in promotional notices for the conference
  • Logo and formal acknowledgment from the 2020 International Physical Internet Conference
  • Committee and a tribute in the printed Conference Program, distributed to all attendees
  • Acknowledgment announcement of sponsorship in opening session and at the Gala
  • Promotion material in the conference bag distributed to all attendees
  • Opportunity to pose a question for our Physical Internet Challenge

Platinum Sponsorship ( 15,000 +)

  • 6 complimentary seats to the Conference
  • +/‐ 2m² space for presentation of the company in the foyer of the venue
  • Organization logo on the front page of the conference web site, plus logo and company listing on the sponsor page (100‐word description and hyperlink to sponsor website)
  • Logo and recognition in promotional notices for the conference
  • Logo and formal acknowledgment from the 2020 International Physical Internet Conference
  • Committee and a tribute in the printed Conference Program, distributed to all attendees
  • Acknowledgment announcement of sponsorship in opening session and at the Gala
  • Promotion material in the conference bag distributed to all attendees
  • Opportunity to pose a question for our Physical Internet Challenge

Gold Sponsorship ( 10,000)

  • 4 complimentary seats to the Conference
  • Organization logo on the front page of the conference web site, plus logo and company listing on the sponsor page (50‐word description and hyperlink to sponsor website)
  • Logo and recognition in promotional notices for the conference
  • Logo and formal acknowledgment from the 2020 International Physical Internet Conference
  • Committee and a tribute in the printed Conference Program, distributed to all attendees
  • Acknowledgment announcement of sponsorship in opening session and at the Gala
  • Promotion material in the conference bag distributed to all attendees

Silver Sponsorship ( 5,000)

  • 2 complimentary seats to the Conference
  • Logo and company listing on the sponsor page
  • Logo and formal acknowledgment from the 2020 International Physical Internet Conference
  • Committee and a tribute in the printed Conference Program, distributed to all attendees
  • Prominent signage with logo at sponsors choice of a Networking Break (6 to choose from) – first come, first served on selection

Bronze Sponsorship ( 2,000)

  • Sponsorship will be used for providing student grants and grants for PhD colloquium
  • 1 complimentary seat to the Conference
  • Logo and company listing on the sponsor page
  • Logo and formal acknowledgment from the 2020 International Physical Internet Conference Committee and a tribute in the printed Conference Program, distributed to all attendees

Project contribution

  • Project logo on the front page of the conference web site plus logo and project listing on the sponsor page (100‐word description and hyperlink to the project website)
  • A tribute in the printed Conference Program and Conference Proceedings, distributed to all attendees.
  • Space for the project roll up + table for leaflets and materias in the lunch/drink areas.
  • 5 tickets for 80 reduction in the registration
  • Supporting projects are welcome to propose industry or project result speaker (s)

Package

Days for dedicated space to the project Contribution
1 None 2,000
2 1 day 3,000
3 3 days 4,000

Gala Dinner - Pre-Dinner Drinks Sponsorship ( 2,500)

  • 2 x tickets to the Gala Dinner
  • Acknowledgement announcement of sponsorship in opening session and at the Gala
  • A tribute in the printed Conference Programme and Conference Proceedings, distributed to all attendees
  • 1 x Conference bag insert (A4 single sheet)
  • Logo and company listing on the sponsor page

Gala Dinner - Entertainment Sponsorship ( 2,500)

  • 2 x tickets to the Gala Dinner
  • Acknowledgement announcement of sponsorship in opening session and at the Gala
  • A tribute in the printed Conference Programme and Conference Proceedings, distributed to all attendees
  • 1 x Conference bag insert (A4 single sheet)
  • Logo and company listing on the sponsor page

Lanyard Sponsorship ( 2,500)

  • 1 x complimentary ticket to the Conference
  • Acknowledgement announcement of sponsorship in opening session and at the Gala Dinner
  • A tribute in the printed Conference Program and Conference Proceedings, distributed to all attendees
  • 1 x Conference bag insert (A4 single sheet)
  • Logo and company listing on the sponsor page

Conference Bag Sponsorship ( 2,500)

  • 1 x complimentary ticket to the Conference
  • Acknowledgement announcement of sponsorship in opening session and at the Gala Dinner
  • A tribute in the printed Conference Program and Conference Proceedings, distributed to all attendees
  • 1 x Conference bag insert (A4 single sheet)
  • Logo and company listing on the sponsor page

Summary

The future of the global freight and logistics industry will be shaped during a 3-day conference at Shenzhen University in Shenzhen starting 17th June. A PhD Colloquium as a pre-conference event is foreseen on the 16th of June. Improve freight transport and logistics efficiency and sustainability through a connected, interoperable and shared use of logistics networks is a great opportunity. The Physical Internet concept aims to get freight flows and logistics services as accessible and connected as information and services are over internet in both global and last mile. Physical Internet aims at asset sharing and flow consolidation on a massive scale supporting the brutal challenge of freight transport and logistics decarbonization.

For questions or additional information, please contact: ipic2020@szu.edu.cn

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For general information about the conference, please use our contact form or the contact below:

  • Xuan YANG Tel:+86 15899873204 
  • ipic2020@szu.edu.cn
  • IPIC 2020, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, CHINA