Sponsorship Opportunities

2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) would like to extend sponsorship opportunities to your organization for the MPA Annual Convention & Exposition. The Convention attracts over 1,100 combined health-system, retail, community and consultant/specialty pharmacists as well as pharmacy residents, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists. Sponsors are approved on a first come, first served basis. Explore the black bars below to learn more about available sponsorship opportunities. For more information about exhibiting at the 2019 Annual Convention visit our Exhibitor Prospectus page. 

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, complete the Sponsorship Commitment Form here and return to Andrea Schweitzer, MPA education planning assistant, via fax at (517) 484-4893, or email to Andrea@MichiganPharmacists.org or mail form to Michigan Pharmacists Association at 408 Kalamazoo Plaza, Lansing, MI 48933.

Annual Banquet & Awards Ceremony

ANNUAL BANQUET AND AWARDS CEREMONY

 

The formal installation of MPA’s president is a dignified ceremony on Saturday evening. Sponsors of this event share in the celebration of a grand tradition as the newly-sworn in president presents their inaugural address. Awards are also given to distinguished pharmacy professionals during this event. Attendance is approximately 400 and includes the entire leadership of the Association. A complete description of sponsorship benefits is outlined in the following categories.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

 

PLATINUM

$6,500

• You will be given 10 banquet tickets and a dedicated table for company representatives or clients to attend the Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony.

• All company representatives attending the Convention will receive a ribbon to wear, displaying your level of contribution.

• Your company will be recognized from the podium.

• Your company will receive recognition on event signage.

• Your company will be acknowledged in a special banquet brochure with your company logo.

• Your company and logo will be acknowledged in the final Convention brochure distributed to approximately 1,300 individuals.

• Your company and logo will be acknowledged in Convention promotions.

• Your company logo will be projected on the screen during dinner and before the awards Ceremony.

• You will be permitted to place company materials on the banquet tables.

• Your company logo and link to your website will be available on MPA’s website from Feb. 1, 2019, through Jan. 31, 2020.

• Your company will receive a complimentary full-page color advertisement in the final Convention brochure (if received by Jan. 28, 2019).

 

GOLD

$4,000

• You will be given six banquet tickets for company representatives or clients to attend the Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony

• All company representatives attending the Convention will receive a ribbon to wear, displaying your level of contribution.

• Your company will be recognized from the podium.

• Your company will receive recognition on event signage.

• Your company will be acknowledged in a special banquet brochure with your company logo.

• Your company and logo will be acknowledged in the final Convention brochure distributed to approximately 1,300 individuals.

• Your company and logo will be acknowledged in Convention promotions.

• Your company will receive a complimentary half-page color advertisement in the final Convention brochure (if received by Jan. 28, 2019).

 

SILVER

$2,500

• You will be given four banquet tickets for company representatives or clients to attend the Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony.

• All company representatives attending the Convention will receive a ribbon to wear, displaying your level of contribution.

• Your company will be recognized from the podium.

• Your company will receive recognition on event signage.

• Your company will be acknowledged in a special banquet brochure with your company logo.

• Your company and logo will be acknowledged in the final Convention brochure distributed to approximately 1,300 individuals.

• Your company will receive a complimentary quarter-page color advertisement in the final Convention brochure (if received by Jan. 28, 2019).

 

BRONZE

$1,000

• You will be given two banquet tickets for company representatives or clients to attend the Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony.

• All company representatives attending the Convention will receive a ribbon to wear, displaying your level of contribution.

• Your company will be recognized from the podium.

• Your company will receive recognition on event signage.

• Your company will be acknowledged in a special banquet brochure with your company logo.

In-room Internet Service

IN-ROOM INTERNET SERVICE

 

$3,000

Sponsor in-room Internet service for Convention attendees staying at the Detroit Marriott. A welcome letter from your company acknowledging your sponsorship of the Internet service will be distributed upon hotel check-in.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO ONE ORGANIZATION

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception

EXHIBIT HALL GRAND OPENING RECEPTION

 

$5,750

Sponsor a cocktail reception for all convention attendees at the Exhibit Hall grand opening on Friday. Drive Convention attendees to your booth by distributing drink tickets that they can turn in for a complimentary beverage of their choice, including cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks and bottled water. Only valid during the Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception on Friday from 3:30-6 p.m. Sponsor will receive 175 drink tickets to distribute.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

Pre-banquet Reception

PRE-BANQUET RECEPTION

 

$7,500

Be visible amongst MPA’s leaders and members (approximately 400 in attendance) by sponsoring the president’s reception that occurs prior to the Annual Banquet on Saturday evening.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

Pizza Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

LUNCH IN THE EXHIBIT HALL

 

$2,500

A pizza lunch will be provided to Convention attendees in the Exhibit Hall on Saturday from Noon-1 p.m.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

Refreshment Break

REFRESHMENT BREAK

 

$4,000 FOR BEVERAGES ONLY

$4,500 FOR BEVERAGES AND SNACK

Sponsor an afternoon refreshment break for all Convention attendees. Beverage and snack choice at MPA’s discretion.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

Convention Tote Bags

CONVENTION TOTE BAGS

 

$4,500 FOR FULL-COLOR LOGO, ONE SIDE IMPRINT BAGS ORDERED BY MPA

$2,500 FOR ONE-COLOR LOGO, ONE SIDE IMPRINT BAGS ORDERED BY MPA

$1,000 FOR SPONSOR TO PROVIDE BAGS

All attendees will receive a tote bag to assist them in keeping all of their accumulated Convention materials easily accessible. Provide your own tote bags for a nominal sponsor fee, or let MPA order them (bag style, color and logo color, if not providing a full-color logo, to be chosen at MPA’s discretion).

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO ONE ORGANIZATION

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

SPONSORSHIP-PROVIDED TOTE BAGS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEB. 8, 2019

Product Theater Sessions

PRODUCT THEATER SESSIONS

 

$2,500

Product theater sessions provide an opportunity for industry to provide educational programs about new pharmaceutical products and services as well as the latest in data and research findings. These sessions will not be accredited for continuing education credit due to the specificity of program content.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO TWO SESSIONS

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

Education Sessions

EDUCATION SESSIONS

 

$2,500

Expert speakers selected by MPA will present on a variety of healthcare topics and issues. A list of confirmed speakers and topics will be available in early January.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

Hotel Key Cards

HOTEL KEY CARDS

 

$2,000

Sponsor the hotel room key cards of attendees staying at the Detroit Marriott and communicate your company message each time the attendees enter their hotel room.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO ONE ORGANIZATION

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

Badge Lanyards

SOLD - NO LONGER AVAILABLE

BADGE LANYARDS

 

$2,000 FOR FULL-COLOR LOGO, ONE SIDE IMPRINT LANYARDS ORDERED BY MPA

$1,500 FOR ONE-COLOR LOGO, ONE SIDE IMPRINT LANYARDS ORDERED BY MPA

$1,000 FOR SPONSOR TO PROVIDE LANYARDS

All attendees will be given a neck cord with your company message or logo imprinted on it. Provide your own lanyards for a nominal sponsor fee, or let MPA order them (lanyard style, color and logo color, if not providing a full-color logo, to be chosen at MPA’s discretion).

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO ONE ORGANIZATION

SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 15, 2019.

SPONSORSHIP-PROVIDED LANYARDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEB. 8, 2019.

Advertising Opportunities

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

 

CONVENTION BROCHURE

$1,000 – BACK COVER

$750 – FULL PAGE

$550 – HALF PAGE

$350 – QUARTER PAGE

Distributed to approximately 1,000 Convention attendees. MPA will determine brochure placement. Four-color quality, high resolution advertisements must be received in PDF and native formats by Jan. 28, 2019.

 

DAILY CONVENTION NEWSLETTERS

$500 – FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY NEWSLETTERS

$250 – ONE DAY ONLY (FRIDAY, SATURDAY OR SUNDAY)

Daily newsletters, printed and distributed each morning of the Convention, provide attendees with the latest updates. Your company logo will be prominently displayed in the Convention newsletter on the day(s) that you sponsor. Company logo must be received by Feb. 4, 2019.

 

MPA JOURNAL

$1,575 – BACK COVER

$1,440 – INSIDE BACK OR INSIDE FRONT COVERS

$1,080 – FULL PAGE

$720 – HALF PAGE

$427.50 – QUARTER

Distributed to approximately 3,200 MPA members. MPA will determine placement locations for advertisements. Four-color quality, high-resolution advertisements must be received in PDF and native formats by Dec. 14, 2018. Includes placement in January/February/March 2019 issue only.