Sponsorship Opportunities

Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) would like to extend sponsorship opportunities to your organization for the Annual Convention & Exposition. The Convention attracts nearly 1,300 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 2017 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 Mary Farrington, MPA director of continuing education via fax at (517) 484-4893, email at Mary@MichiganPharmacists.org or mail to Michigan Pharmacists Association, 408 Kalamazoo Plaza, Lansing, MI 48933. If you have any questions regarding these opportunities, contact MPA's education planning assistant, Jennifer Crawford, at (517) 377-0225 or Jennifer@MichiganPharmacists.org

Annual Banquet & 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 300 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. 13, 2017.

PLATINUM
$10,000

  • 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 1,400 individuals.
  • Your company and logo will be acknowledged in all 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 Web site will be available on MPA’s Web site from Feb. 1, 2015, through Jan. 31, 2016.
  • Your company will receive a complimentary full-page color advertisement in the final Convention brochure (if received by Jan. 13, 2017).

GOLD
$7,500

  • 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 1,400 individuals.
  • Your company and logo will be acknowledged in all promotions.
  • Your company will receive a complimentary half-page color advertisement in the final Convention brochure (if received by Jan. 13, 2017).

SILVER
$5,000

  • 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 1,400 individuals.
  • Your company will receive a complimentary quarter-page color advertisement in the final Convention brochure (if received by Jan. 13, 2017).

BRONZE
$2,500

  • 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

$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 FEB. 3, 2017.

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception

$5,500

Sponsor a cocktail reception at the Exhibit Hall grand opening on Friday afternoon, which is open to all Convention attendees.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY Jan. 13, 2017.

Pre-banquet Reception

$5,500

Be visible amongst MPA’s leaders 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. 13, 2017

Pizza Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

$4,000

Convention attendees will be invited to a pizza luncheon in the Exhibit Hall on Friday.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY Jan. 13, 2017

Refreshment Break

$4,000

Sponsor a morning or afternoon refreshment break for all Convention attendees.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY Jan. 13, 2017

Convention Tote Bags

$3,000 for MPA-provided bags with sponsor logo

$500 for sponsor-provided, pre-printed bags
All attendees will receive a tote bag as part of their Convention registration to assist them in keeping all of their accumulated Convention materials easily accessible.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO ONE ORGANIZATION
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 13, 2017
SPONSORSHIP-PROVIDED TOTE BAGS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEB. 3, 2017

Product Theater Sessions

$2,500

Product theater sessions provide attendees with opportunities to ask product-specific questions of key experts and industry representatives, find out information on new pharmaceutical products and services, and learn the latest in data and research findings. These sessions will not be accredited for continuing education credit.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO TWO SESSIONS
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 27, 2017.

Education Sessions

$2,500

Expert speakers will present on a variety of healthcare topics and issues. A listing of topics will be available in early January.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: UNLIMITED
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 13, 2017

Hotel Key Cards - SPONSORED

$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. The sponsor’s logo will be printed on each room key card for attendees of the Convention.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO ONE ORGANIZATION
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 13, 2017

Badge Lanyards - SPONSORED

$1,500 for MPA-provided lanyards with sponsor logo

$500 for sponsor-provided, pre-printed lanyards
All attendees will be given a neck cord with your company message or logo imprinted on it.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO ONE ORGANIZATION
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED BY JAN. 13, 2017
SPONSORSHIP-PROVIDED LANYARDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEB. 10, 2017

Daily Convention Newsletters

$1,200 for Friday-Sunday or $500 for 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.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: LIMITED TO ONE ORGANIZATION PER DAY
SPONSORSHIP MUST BE CONFIRMED AND LOGO RECEIVED BY FEB. 10, 2017.

Advertising in Final Convention Brochure

$2,550 Full Page Package
  • (1) Full-page full color ad in the Final Convention Brochure* (distributed to all attendees--approximately 1,300)
  • (1) Full-page full color ad in the MPA Journal* January/February/March Issue (sent to all MPA members--approximately 3,500)
  • (1) Advertisement in MPA's website homepage - ad begins as early as Oct. 1, 2016 and runs through the month after the convention

*Add an additional $250 each for full-page inside front cover placement in the final convention brochure and outside back over placement in the MPA Journal. 

$1,500 Half-Page Package
  • (1) Half-page full color ad in the FInal COnvention Brochure (dstributed to all attendees--approximately 1,300)
  • (1)Half-page full color ad in the MPA Journal January/Februray/March issue (sent to all MPA members--approximately 3,500)
  • (1) Advertisement on MPA's website homepage - ad begins as early as Oct. 1, 2016 and runs through the month after the convention