Become a sponsor and increase your company’s visibility while setting yourself apart as a strong advocate for the archaeological profession! All sponsors will be identified in the annual meeting Final Program, annual meeting website, and with a floor decal in front of their booth.

Traffic/Engagement Drivers

Posters After Hours: Limited to current exhibitors

Posters After Hours is the best attended event of the meeting! Posters After Hours is held on Thursday, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., int the Exhibit Hall. This session features 100 posters and a cash bar. Attendees use this session to connect with colleagues and discuss current research. Exhibitors can purchase drink tickets, 100 at a time, to distribute at their booth for use during Posters After Hours.

The SAA will advertise exhibitors with drink tickets in advance of the meeting, in the annual meeting Final Program, and through social media encouraging attendees to attendees to visit your location before or during Posters After Hours. 

$1,000 per 100 tickets Reserve by February 1, 2023


Bag Insert

Connect with leaders in the field at the annual meeting by having one item (flyer or another item) provided directly to attendees. Participation gets your materials into the hands of every attendee as they arrive on-site. The bag insert will provide a physical messaging piece for an early impression and a call-to-action to visit your booth. The bag insert is placed into the meeting tote bag that all attendees will receive as they check in at registration for the meeting. Bag inserts will need to be shipped to the decorator′s warehouse by

February 28, 2023.

$1,000 per bag insert

Coffee Sponsorship

SAA attendees love their coffee! Sponsor a one-hour coffee break near the sessions. Sponsorship will include coffee for 200 people, signage during the coffee break recognizing your support, and social media driving attendees to your event.

$1,200 per break


Wi-Fi Sponsor

Help all attendees get connected at the annual meeting as the official Wi-Fi sponsor. There will be Wi-Fi access in all common areas during the annual meeting. Meeting attendees will need to enter your company name as a password to access the Wi-Fi. Instructions on how to log in to Wi-Fi will include your company′s logo and a link to your website.

$5,000 for exclusive sponsor


Annual Meeting Lanyards

Be seen wherever the attendees go during the meeting! Your organization′s logo will be placed on the Annual Meeting lanyards alongside the SAA logo. Lanyards are used to hold attendees′ name badges and tickets. Provide us with artwork, and we′ll take it from there.

$1.50 per lanyard, total quantity will be determined after the Call for Submissions closes (inquire by October 1, 2022).


Registration Bags

Provide all attendees with useful and reusable tote bags for their registration materials, and they will advertise your logo or product everywhere they go during and after the meeting. Your name/logo will be printed on one side of the bag and the SAA′s will appear on the other. Provide us with artwork, and we will take care of the rest. Don′t miss out on this prominent sponsorship opportunity. 

$1.50 per bag, total quantity will be determined after the Call for Submissions closes (inquire by October 1, 2022).



Get the word out by advertising with the SAA. We have several ways for you to promote your products, including digital opportunities and traditional print opportunities.


Print Advertising

Ads in the print program

The meeting Final Program is more than a schedule of events; it also serves as the profile of current archaeological research and is consulted by archaeologists, educators, students, and others throughout the year. The printed Final Program is distributed to all attendees on-site. Ads placed in the printed Final Program are also included in the PDF version posted to the SAA website.

Full page $450
2-page spread $750
Covers 2 or 3 $800
Cover 4 (back cover) $1,200

File: High resolution PDF
Due: Insertion orders due January 25, 2023,  Camera ready copy due February 1, 2023

Header in the Schedule at-a-Glance

NEW this year, as part of the annual meeting Schedule at-a-Glance we will be offering six ads. The Schedule at-a-Glance offers a quick view of the SAA meeting program—sessions, special events, and the Exhibit Hall. Attendees will use this Schedule at-a-Glance to find session names and locations throughout the meeting.

File: High-resolution JPG or PNG
Due: January 15, 2023
Fee: $250.00

Electronic Advertising

Advance Registration E-mail Ads

Every year the SAA sends e-mail messages to registered attendees with important information about the meeting. The advance registration e-mails have an open rate of up to 60%. Your ad can be included in one of these e-mails. Ads can include a 25-word description and a link to a web page of your choice.

Size: 424 (w) × 640 (h) pixels
File: High-resolution JPG or PNG
Due: December 15, 2022
Fee: $250.00

Daily Digest Ad

Each day of the meeting, the SAA will be sending attendees an e-newsletter (called the Daily Digest) with highlights and events that should not be missed. Your ad, which will include a link to your website, could be featured in the newsletter. The Daily Digest messages have a consistent open rate of 60% and were rated as one of the most valuable features of the 2022 SAA Annual Meeting based on survey results. This opportunity is limited to eight companies, two ads per day!

Size: 2160 (w) × 540 (h) pixels
File: High-resolution JPG or PNG
Due: February 28, 2023
Fee: $250.00

Ads in the Annual Meeting App

The meeting mobile app will have information about sessions, special events, exhibitors, maps, general information, and vital information about the meeting. During the SAA 87th Annual Meeting, we had 1,690 unique app users, of which 1,180 created an account in the app. Each advertiser will need to provide two banners, one for a mobile phone and a second for a tablet/online browser. Sizes are detailed below.

Sizes: 640 × 150 pixels and 552 × 150 pixels
File: High-resolution JPG or PNG
Due: February 28, 2023
Fee: $250


  • May 03, 2022

    Submission System Opens

  • September 08, 2022

    Submission Deadline 3PM EDT

  • November 10, 2022

    Meeting Payment Confirmations Sent

  • November 15, 2022

    Membership Join Deadline for Nonmember Participants

  • December 01, 2022

    Withdrawal Deadline

  • December 06, 2022

    Participation Decision Letters from Program Committee

  • January 30, 2023

    Membership Renewal Deadline for Current Member Participants