Corporate Sponsorship

Why Become a Sponsor?

Is there something that your business wants to understand more about plant research? Is there a way that Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) can help you with your current print and digital advertising? Depending on your needs, BTI can custom design a package for any budget or promotional objective.

The following is a menu of potential sponsor benefits. We are happy to discuss other ideas for your specific needs.

  • BTI Webpage – Company logo listed on the Corporate Sponsor page of the BTI website that receives more than 105,000 annual hits.
  • Social Media – Your Company will be featured on “Thank You Thursday” on BTI Social Media platforms six times during a 12 month period.
  • Event Sponsor – Recognition in all event print and electronic promotion, including your logo placed in rotation on BTI’s Video Billboard located just inside the main lobby entrance
  • Auditorium Seat Sponsor – Company name engraved on an armrest nameplate. The BTI Auditorium hosts dozens of seminars and programs annually that attract researchers and students from Cornell and Ithaca College. Evening lectures, receptions, and art events welcome the general public from Ithaca and the communities beyond.
  • Custom – designed benefits based on your needs


Paintings of William Boyce Thompson and Gertrude Hickman Thompson behind flowers in BTI's atrium

Thank you for considering a partnership with BTI to help strengthen and grow our research and educational programs.

To discuss these and other underwriting opportunities, please contact David Sullivan, or by calling 607-288-3554.

Your support makes a difference.

Our Sponsors

BTI is proud to partner with the following sponsors:

Brown and Brown Logo
Cargill Logo
Cayuga Landscape Logo
Convene Logo
Duane Morris Logo
Holt Architects Logo
Laboratory Products Sales Logo
Marriott Ithaca Downtown Commons Logo
Rheonix Logo
Tompkins Trust Company Logo
Yunis Realty Logo


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