Corporate Membership Packages

Corporate Membership Package Benefits

Benefit Partner $50,000* Contributor $25,000** Supporter $10,000 Sponsor $5,000
I. Cornell Animal Health Hackathon
Acknowledge support through logo on promotions        
Placement of company materials in participant bags        
Hackathon student mentoring and collaboration 3 Mentors 2 Mentors 2 Mentors 1 Mentor
Registration for general admission to Hackathon 20 15 10 5
Access to Hackathon Networking Lounge        
Tickets to Sponsor Appreciation Event***        
Acknowledge support through logo on give-aways        
Company showcase and exhibit table        
Option to submit a team challenge        
One Hackathon judge        
II. Veterinary Business Roundtable
Invitation to participate in business roundtable        
Opportunity to participate in a plenary panel        
III. Student Networking and Recruitment
Invitation to attend student events        
IV. Select Services
Recognition as a CVBE Partner or Supporter        
Access to CVBE liaison        
Seat on the CVBE Advisory Council        
Tickets to CVBE Member’s Event***        
Opportunity to generate ideas for potential research        

* A 3-year membership agreement can be locked in at a rate of $45,000 per year, invoiced annually.
** A 3-year membership agreement can be locked in at a rate of $20,000 per year, invoiced annually.
*** The value of these tickets will not qualify for a charitable income tax deduction.

Explanation of Benefits

I. Cornell Animal Health Hackathon

  • Acknowledge support through use of logo on promotions Acknowledgement of company support through the use of one company logo on the Hackathon website, event banners, participant emails, and T-shirts.
  • Placement of company materials in participant bags Companies may submit up to 3 printed materials to be included in the Hackathon student participant bags.
  • Hackathon student mentoring and collaboration Mentors collaborate with students throughout the Hackathon event, serving as sounding boards for the Hackathon teams as they develop their ideas. A diversity of professional backgrounds ensure that students will receive guidance in veterinary medicine, engineering, business development, information technology, and beyond.
  • Registration for general admission to attend Hackathon Companies are invited to register attendees for general admission to the Hackathon. General admission attendees are invited to attend the Hackathon speaker presentations and Design Thinking workshops on Friday January 24, 2020 from 4:00-8:00 PM, as well as team presentations and the student competition on Sunday January 26, 2020. General admission attendees will also have full access to the Hackathon Networking Lounge and options to sign up for tours of College facilities.
  • Access to Hackathon Networking Lounge Our Networking Lounge provides a place for Hackathon sponsors to collaborate with their colleagues and network with peers from across industry, private practice, start-ups, and academia.
  • Tickets to Sponsor Appreciation Event The Hackathon Sponsor Appreciation Event will take place Saturday evening on January 25, 2020 at the Cornell Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. Sponsors and their attendees will be treated to a private tour of the museum collection, followed by a catered dinner on the top floor of the museum with spectacular views overlooking Cayuga Lake. Please note that this will not qualify for the charitable income tax deduction.
  • Acknowledge support through use of logo on give-aways Acknowledgement of company support through the inclusion of Company name and logo on two give-away items distributed to Hackathon attendees.
  • Company showcase and exhibit table Participate in a company showcase during the Hackathon to highlight company/organization mission, products and services, student and faculty programs, and career opportunities. Exhibit space will also be available in the new James Law Hall Atrium for those who wish to set up exhibit tables.
  • Option to submit a team challenge Submit a team challenge to the Hackathon event. Challenges are used to showcase the breadth and depth of the veterinary profession at the Hackathon and to highlight some of the important challenges facing animal health. Student teams have the option to select a sponsor challenge or choose their own area of focus.
  • One Hackathon judge
    Designate one individual to serve as a judge at the Hackathon. A panel of judges will score each team based on a variety of veterinary and business criteria. Top-scoring teams will be announced on Sunday January 26, 2020 at the conclusion of the Hackathon where cash prizes will be awarded.

II. Veterinary Business Roundtable

  • Invitation to participate in Business Roundtable From 9:00 AM -2:00 PM on Friday January 24, 2020. The Roundtable, hosted by the CVBE, will bring together thought leaders from across veterinary medicine, business, and biomedical research to focus on contemporary challenges facing the veterinary profession. A multi-disciplinary approach and highly-interactive sessions will allow participants to exchange information and share ideas to generate novel approaches to finding solutions.
  • Opportunity to participate in plenary panel discussion Participate in a plenary session as part of the Veterinary Business Roundtable and provide input on the selection of plenary session topics.

III. Student Networking and Recruitment

  • Invitation to attend student events The CVBE will provide companies with opportunities to recruit and mentor students enrolled in University programs such as the veterinary, master of public health, graduate school, and business programs

IV. Select Services

  • Recognition as a Partner or Supporter Acknowledge corporate support though placement of company name and logo on the CBVE website, newsletters, and signage.
  • Access to CVBE liaison Tour of college facilities and meeting with CVBE liaison to explore opportunities for partnerships, consultations with faculty experts, and off-site presentations at venue of choice. Note that these customized services require separate payment.
  • Seat on the CVBE Advisory Council Designate one representative to serve on the CVBE Advisory Council. The Advisory Council will meet annually and consist of key stakeholders selected by the college from across the corporate, private business, and non-profit worlds. The council member’s personal bio and photo will be featured on the CVBE website.
  • Invitation to CVBE Member’s Event Invitation to attend an exclusive CVBE Member’s Event hosted at the College of Veterinary Medicine. The event will provide an opportunity for members to interact with college leadership, faculty, and staff. The 2020 event date and location will be announced. Please note that this will not qualify for the charitable income tax deduction.
  • Opportunity to generate ideas for potential research Collaborate with faculty and students to generate ideas for biomedical research, entrepreneurism, veterinary economics, and veterinary business.