Signature Events Sponsorship Opportunities

The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) believes partnerships between the university and industry are vital to our mission. Through our Signature Events Sponsorship Program, we offer tailored engagement opportunities based on your organization's interests and needs. Through this collaboration, industry partners provide financial support that benefits students, researchers and communities around the world.

CAES Signature Events represent our largest annual events, showcasing our outstanding faculty contributions, fostering community and industry collaboration, and spotlighting the college's impact on a global scale. 

Signature Events include:

Ag Dawg Kick Off

This CAES kick-off event welcomes students, faculty, and staff to a new semester. Attendees are provided with food, musical entertainment, student club exhibits and opportunities to get involved in future CAES activities.

Ag Forecast

This annual outlook offers insight into the next year’s agricultural economy and guides farmers and agribusiness professionals to predict markets and prepare for the next growing season.

Alumni Awards

This event brings CAES alumni, friends and supporters together to celebrate the association’s alumni award winners. The closing of the awards is commemorated by the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Flavor of Georgia

This contest highlights innovative, market-ready or commercially available food products that showcase the diversity, trends and excellence of the state’s vibrant food sector.


Levels of Support

We are pleased to invite companies, organizations and industry partners to become visible contributors to CAES’ commitment to teaching, research and Extension. Support is available at five tiers:

Benefit Presenting Sponsor*
(1 available)
Red* Black** Silver White
  $20,000 $15,000 $10,000 $5,000 $2,500
Listed as "Presenting Sponsor" for each event X        
Logo and name recognition on each event webpage X X      
Name recognition only on each event webpage     X X X
Social media recognition prior to and following each event X X X    
Recognition in each pre-event digital invitations and promotions X X X X X
Verbal recognition during each event X X X X  
Logo and name listed as sponsor on all event signage X X      
Name only listed as sponsor on all event signage     X X X
Special networking opportunity at each event X X X X  
CAES Career Fair registration and fees included X X X    
Complimentary registrations to each event 8 premium 8 premium 4 priority    

*Fair market value of $960  **Fair market value of $580


Joey Lynn
Joey Lynn Director of Annual Giving
Office of Development and Alumni Relations

How to support

Checks must be made payable to the UGA Foundation. Please indicate that your support is for CAES Signature Events. Checks should be mailed to:

UGA CAES Development and Alumni Relations
Attn: Joey Lynn

117 Four Towers
Athens, GA 30602