Sponsor Opportunities

The USA Rice Outlook Conference is the premier rice event.  As the largest gathering of the U.S. rice industry, this two-day event brings together farmers, millers, merchants, agri-businesses, government agencies and other industry affiliates from across the country for elite programming and prime networking opportunities. 

Sponsorship increases visibility and value for your company.  As you explore our selection of sponsor opportunities below, keep in mind that your investment level comes with added benefits.  View the Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus for more information.

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Complete the application form and email it to Jenni Bryant.

$15,000 Sponsor Level

Stage Naming

Have one of our three stages branded for your company.  These branded stages will host more than 10 hours of education programming and create high visibility for your company.  In addition to signage and opportunities to distribute literature, your representative opens and closes the programming each day.

The Rice Stuff Podcast On Location! 

The sponsor is recognized on signage at the centrally-located studio and during every segment break by the hosts. A sponsor representative will be booked as a show guest and we include a thirty second commercial in the full catalog of episodes for six months.

$10,000 Sponsor Level

USA Rice Outlook Conference App 

Be designated as the power behind the app. All programming and session information, schedules, and maps will be housed in the app, along with your brand.  Enjoy permanent ad features within the app, along with banner ads that appear three times more frequently than other purchased banner ads.  Recognition in on-site app signage/materials.

Portable Phone Charger

All attendees receive a portable powerbank featuring your logo. Slimline or cylinder shapes accommodate any logo layout.

$7,500 Sponsor Level

Registration Bag

Branded registration bags will be distributed to every conference registrant and reused after the event for shopping or just toting things around.

Hotel Key Card

Put your company logo in every attendee’s pocket – literally! – when you take advantage of this unique opportunity.  Your four-color, custom image will be printed on the front of the hotel key cards for all rooms booked within the USA Rice Outlook Conference room block.

Reusable Water Bottle

Display your logo on high-quality reusable vacuum water bottles that all attendees will receive and use during the conference – and long after the event is over!  Water stations will be conveniently placed for attendees to fill up their water bottles throughout the day.

$5,000 Sponsor Level

Water Stations

Even in the age of social media and instant communication, we still like to gather around the water cooler.  Bring people refreshment and a place to catch up and visit.  Multiple locations throughout the event.

Continental Breakfast

Thursday starts in the Exhibit Hall with continental breakfasts and an opportunity to supply branded coffee cups and napkins.  Sponsors will be recognized on shared signage in the Exhibit Hall and in the conference app.


Hang your brand around every attendee’s neck!

Conference Receptions

Sunday’s Grand Opening Reception and Monday’s Annual Conference Reception are the most widely attended events in the Exhibit Hall. Sponsor companies will be recognized in multiple ways during these great networking events

Presentation Spotlight

Take advantage of this unique opportunity for your company to be spotlighted from the main stage during General Session.  Presentations are will be worked seamlessly into conference programming and given three to five minutes for a video.  Company materials may also be distributed to attendees.

$4,000 Sponsor Level

Annual Rice Awards Luncheon

The Annual Rice Awards Luncheon is a must attend event and features presentations for Rice Farmer of the Year, Rice Industry Leader, Lifetime Achievement Award, the introduction of the new Rice Leadership Development Class and more!

Coffee/Beverage Services

Keep everyone's engines revved throughout the day with coffee and beverages in the Exhibit Hall.  This service is provided all day Monday and Tuesday.

$3,500 Sponsor Level

Education Sessions

Sponsoring individual education sessions comes with the opportunity to welcome attendees to the session, introduce program speakers, and distribute company material in the session and associate your brand with cutting edge topics and speakers.

Hand Sanitizer

Each registration bag will include a 2-oz. hand sanitizer squeeze bottle featuring your logo!  The bottle has a carabiner-style clip, ensuring it will be useful to attendees long after the event is over.

Game Breaks

USA Rice is placing interactive games around the Exhibit Hall. These entertaining networking hubs were a major hit at our last conference.  Branded signage, decals, or equipment will put your company at the center of the fun!

Doorknob Bag

Every attendee staying in the official conference hotel will wake up to your marketing material on their doorknob. Purchase Monday morning or Tuesday morning, or both!

Custom Giveaway in Registration Bag

Include a product sample or promotional item of your choice in the registration bag that all conference attendees receive.  Please note, cost of giveaway item is not included in the price of sponsorship.

Persons requiring special accommodations or having any dietary restrictions to attend or participate in this conference should contact Jeanette Davis at (240) 682-0059, or e-mail jdavis@usarice.com no later than Dec. 1, 2024.

USA Rice is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  USA Rice does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital/family status or political beliefs.