Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC) is a Canadian-registered not-for-profit association that represents all three sectors of the rapidly growing industry of air, land & marine-based unmanned vehicles. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors & Committees. Our work is supported by attracting delegates, sponsors & exhibitors to various events, membership dues… & sponsorships.
We recognize the importance of rewarding sponsors who support our association through three main streams:
- Association Sponsors
Corporate, Government, Institutional & Association partners who support the mission of USC-STC & its work to nurture industry growth.
- Unmanned Systems Event Sponsors
Champions who ensure that our conferences, national Student Competitions & community outreach programs provide excellent value for participants.
- USC-STC Committee & Project Sponsors
Visionaries who understand that a strategic, collaborative approach & dedicated resources are required to move critical initiatives forward.
Benefits for Sponsors
USC-STC Sponsors support our work to strengthen the unmanned system economy across Canada. Sponsors benefit from:
- Addressing their marketing, recruitment and Corporate Social Responsibility mandates
- Enhancing their public profile within a progressive community of allied businesses and organizations
- Receiving invitations to join USC-STC policy discussion groups to shape a responsive regulatory framework that benefits all Canadians
- Becoming drivers for industry growth by increasing collaboration, sharing research and best practices, and attracting investment that leads to business and enterprise development.
More details about each Sponsorship Level will be posted in early October… those donate buttons will be begging for some action! So stay tuned & make sure you get updates by signing up for USC News
Until December 31, 2018 all USC-STC members will receive 10% off any sponsorship package! Watch for the ‘donate link’ October 10th & make sure you’re a member to maximize your investment! JOIN OR RENEW YOUR USC-STC membership now!
Benefits to Our Members & Networks
Sponsorship directly supports our growing base of members & our network of community stakeholders by enabling USC-STC to:
- Deliver high-quality events such as conferences, networking sessions, educational/industry workshops, & student competitions
- Promote the economic, social, educational & environmental benefits of aerial, ground & marine unmanned vehicle systems.
- Provide platforms to gather & share industry best practices, knowledge, funding announcements, research & member news
- Support USC-STC Committees that liaise with other industry associations & government agencies to advocate for a responsive regulatory framework & drive strategic policy discussions
- Facilitate connections between entrepreneurs, emerging & established businesses, researchers, other associations, regulators & investors
USC-STC Sponsorship Categories
We’re updating our sponsor package & online contribution platform to reflect these three main sponsorship categories. Sponsors will be able to review & select one of our new sponsorship plans by October
Turning Ideas Into Action – Sponsor Recognition Plan
- All logos & sponsor links will be added into a new USC-STC ‘Sponsor Recognition Page’ then showcased at UC18Vancouver
- We’ll announce sponsor contributions through various communication channels every week, starting with a UC18Vancouver sponsor recognition campaign on October 10th
- We’ll begin co-authoring & requesting ‘Sponsor Feature Stories’ for our blog, social media posts & monthly issues of USC News
2018 USC-UTC Sponsors*
*Please note that we are restructuring this section of our website to recognize the community champions who support our Association, Events and Committees/Projects. Watch for the big reveal at the 16th Annual ‘National Unmanned Canada Conference and Trade Show’ #UC18Vancouver on October 30th, 2018. We think you’ll like the new:
- Links to individual sponsor pages to recognize top-level contributors in each category (Association, Event and Committee/Project Sponsors)
- Links to all sponsor profiles that will be added to our new national ‘Unmanned Systems Canada Industry Directory’ coming in fall 2018.
Here’s some of our key corporate champions from last year – thank you!
2017 USC-STC Association Sponsors