Sponsorships

We would like to thank this year’s sponsors of the 2020 Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting. Please click on the links below to learn more about our sponsor organizations. Their generous contributions have helped ensure that this year’s Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting will continue the long-standing tradition of bringing together the foremost coastal researchers, students, elected officials, non-governmental organizations and businesses to hear and learn about the most up-to-date science and coastal programs.

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Lunch – Texas Sea Grant
Texas Sea Grant provided lunch at this year’s meeting. Free lunch will be available to all presenters and attendees on both days.

Meeting Breaks – University of Texas Marine Science Institute
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute will provide the refreshments during breaks at this year’s meeting. Please feel free to enjoy coffee, cookies, and any other refreshments during your breaks!

Dinner – Harte Research Institute
The Harte Research Institute has generously provided dinner at this year’s meeting. Free dinner will be provided to all presenters and attendees on the evening of April 23rd. Dinner will be served during the poster session at the Texas Surf Museum, followed by happy hour at the Executive Surf Club.

Student Presentation Awards – Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program
Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program has sponsored the awards for student presentations. These three awards are presented to the students who give the best oral presentations during TBEM 2020.
($200 for 1st Place, $150 for 2nd Place and $100 for 3rd Place)

Student Poster Awards – Coastal Bend Bays Foundation
Coastal Bend Bays Foundation has sponsored this year’s awards for student posters. These awards are presented to the students who submit the best poster during TBEM 2020.
($150 for 1st Place, $100 for 2nd Place and $50 for 3rd Place)

Student Registration Fee – University of Texas Marine Science Institute
The UT Marine Science Institute has made it possible for the 2020 TBEM to attract accomplished student presenters and attendees to this year’s meeting by sponsoring a reduced registration rate for students.  

2020 TBEM T-shirts – University of Texas Marine Science Institute
The UT Marine Science Institute has generously provided funding to give t-shirts to all registrants. Free t-shirts will be picked up during meeting registration. T-shirt sizes will be first come, first serve.  


Are you interested in becoming a Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting Sponsor? Sponsorship is a great way to showcase your corporate or organizational culture of community and environmental stewardship. The benefits of sponsorship include: recognition on all TBEM 2020 printed and web materials, your name or logo shown during breaks, and recognition in all press releases. Distinguished speakers and meeting attendees come from throughout Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, so you will receive broad acknowledgement of your contribution. 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Jace Tunnell (361-749-3046).