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Partnerships and sponsorships
We have established guidelines for how to use the logos of partner companies in SFU communications.
When SFU is leading the communication, it should appear as the dominant identity by appearing first, and should follow our brand guidelines. The institutional SFU logo, academic unit or extension logos can be used with partner logos.
Whenever possible, partner logos should appear in SFU’s dark grey or reversed in white on a dark background. They should appear approximately 50 per cent smaller than the institutional SFU logo, and should be positioned outside of the SFU logo’s clearspace.
Placing partner logos in opposite corners to the logo is preferred.
When SFU is in a sponsorship role and represented in external communications, use the institutional SFU logo. In such applications, it should appear at the same visual weight as other sponsors.
When multiple units are co-sponsoring the same event, it is recommended to use the institutional SFU logo as it allows the best brand presence.
If the co-sponsoring units need to be identified, use the institutional SFU logo along with the co-sponsoring unit names listed within a subheader positioned under the logo. The subheader should be set in DIN Pro Condensed Black and left- aligned with the institutional SFU logo. The names will become too small to remain legible.
When more than three units are co-sponsors revert to the institutional SFU logo. The institutional SFU logo and subheader combination should not be considered as a vertical logo lockup. It should appear on the sponsors page only.
Multiple internal units
When multiple internal units need to be identified, do not use multiple SFU logos together.
Instead, use the institutional SFU logo or the dominant academic unit or extension logo and then include the names of other partner units within a subheader positioned in an opposing corner of the composition, as shown in the examples on the right. The subheader should be set in DIN Pro Condensed Black.
The subheader should be written in a way that explains the relationship of the units, as demonstrated in these examples.