As a registered trademark of SME, it is extremely important that all brand identity, marks, program logos and other graphic elements be displayed correctly. This includes always using the correct typefaces, relative positioning and size of all graphical elements.
1. Do not distort any portion of the identity.
2. Do not crop any portion of the identity.
3. Do not tilt the identity.
4. Do not rotate the identity.
5. Do not rearrange components in the identity.
6. Do not alter the alignment of any component in the identity.
7. Do not change the colors of the identity.
Prior to using an SME logo, the SME Brand Guidelines (PDF) should be downloaded and reviewed to ensure consistent usage. The Brand Guidelines is a working document and should be downloaded and reviewed consistently for correct usage of the SME logo. SME member units — chapters and Technical Communities — are required to use the current, approved SME logo on all of their websites, literature, banners, social media and in all communications (emails, printed literature, etc.). If you have any questions about the SME logo or need assistance with its placement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Personalized chapter logos are available by request. Please email email@example.com to receive your personalized chapter logo.
Approved SME Boilerplate
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