Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

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Corporations are looking for innovative ways to attract consumers and build brand loyalty. Sponsoring a Smithsonian traveling exhibition brings a company national exposure and direct access to consumers for multiple years. Our sponsor benefits provide national recognition, on-site hospitality and promotional opportunities. SITES is good for business-aligning your brand with a proven partner that brings the Smithsonian to America.

The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) works with corporations to tailor sponsorship benefits to meet marketing objectives. As a sponsor of an upcoming exhibition, your company would receive benefits such as:

  • Business category exclusivity
  • Right to indicate preferred markets as tour venues
  • Branding presence at multiple venues
  • On-site hospitality with product sampling
  • Recognition on exhibition title wall
  • Logo placement on all exhibition signage, brochures, invitations, educational materials
  • Banners and advertisements as well as on the Smithsonian's exhibition website
  • Invitations to press previews and museum events
  • Corporate statement on company letterhead in the press kit
  • Smithsonian Corporate Membership
  • Listed below are other innovative activation vehicles that can give your Smithsonian sponsorship greater impact. Please note that some of these benefits require additional costs to the company:

    • Special promotions, such as contests or and give-away opportunities
    • Opportunity to develop image or product advertisements
    • Use of Smithsonian name and logo in exhibition-related advertising
    • Discounted advertising rates in Smithsonian Magazine
    • Hospitality opportunities at the Smithsonian


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