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IMAST: The 23rd International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques
IMAST: The 23rd International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques

IMAST

The 23rd International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques

Exhibits

 

2016 IMAST Exhibitor Information

Meeting Dates: July 13-16, 2016

Meeting Location:
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 2001
USA

Exhibit Hours: (subject to change)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 15:00-21:00
Educational Symposium - 15:00-16:45
Hands-On Workshops - 17:00-19:00
Welcome Reception - 19:00-21:00

Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 8:15-18:30
8:15-17:30
Hands-On Workshops - 17:30-18:30

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 8:00-17:00
8:00-17:00
Dismantling - 17:00-21:00

For full exhibitor information, including the IMAST Fact File and meeting-at-a-glance and exhibitor rules and regulations, please see pages 13-19 of the 2016 Corporate Support Brochure.

2016 IMAST Exhibitors & Floorplan

(as of April 2016)

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Hands-On Workshops

For full information on Hands-On Workshops including FAQs and Rules and Regulations, please see pages 20-22 of the 2016 Corporate Support Brochure.

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Advertising and Grant Opportunities

SRS is pleased to accept support in the form of grants to offset the costs of various IMAST educational components, networking opportunities and meeting services. Grant opportunities include, but are not limited to:

Delegate Bag Insert

A great way to promote Hands-On Workshops! Place a one-page,  8½" x 11" flyer inside the IMAST delegate bags. Production is the responsibility of the supporter and design must be pre-approved by SRS.

7,500 per insert (open to multiple supporters)
*Reservation deadline – May 1, 2016.
Materials must be received in the SRS office no later than June 1 or they will not be included in the delegate bag; sorry no exceptions.

Hotel Key Cards

Customized guest room keys at the Washington Marriott will bear the logo and tagline of a single supporter. Design must be preapproved by SRS. This opportunity will be open to one supporter.

$10,000 (open to one supporter)
*Reservation deadline – May 1, 2016

Hotel Room Drop

Deliver your message directly to IMAST delegate guest rooms. Production of materials is the responsibility of the supporter, and materials must be recieved in the SRS office by June 1. SRS asks that all deliveries comply with AdvaMed and ACCME guidelines and all messages must be pre-approved by SRS. Open to multiple supporters.

$7,500
*Reservation deadline – May 15, 2016
Materials must be received in the SRS office no later than June 1

IMAST Mobile App

The increasingly popular Mobile App is a great way to put your company in front of attendees as they refer to the App before and during the meeting. The App includes a full meeting program, and general information about the meeting and host city, and is used as an audience response system during certain sessions. In 2015, there were 557 unique visitors to the App with a total of 25,757 page views. Banner ads on the App will rotate randomly, appearing on every page of the App.

$2,500 per banner
*Reservation deadline for Mobile App Banner Ads – May 15, 2016

Meeting Guide

Advertising space is available in the 23rd IMAST Meeting Guide. The Meeting Guide is a supplement to the Final Program and is distributed to all IMAST delegates upon check-in. The Guide will contain information on the scientific program, exhibits, social activities and tours.

Reservation & Artwork deadline: May 15, 2016

Artwork specifications:

  • Dimensions: 5 ¾" x 8 ¾" (with bleeds)
  • Finish Size: 5 ½" x 8 ½"
  • Color: CMYK
  • File Format: High resolution (at least 300 dpi); PDF, TIF, JPG or EPS.

Display 4-color advertising rates:
Back Cover* $2,000
Inside Front Cover* $1,750
Inside Back Cover* $1,750
Full Page Inside $1,500
(*single supporter only)

Preliminary Program Advertising

The 23rd IMAST Preliminary Program will be mailed to more than 2,500 potential meeting delegates in Spring 2016. The Preliminary Program will contain an outline of the scientific and social programs, as well as registration and hotel information. *Reservation & Artwork deadline: January 15, 2016 Artwork specifications:

  • Dimensions: 8 ¾" x 11 ¼" (with bleeds)
  • Finish Size: 8 ½" x 11"
  • Color: CMYK
  • File Format: High resolution (at least 300 dpi); PDF, TIF, JPG or EPS

Display advertising rates:
Back Cover* (¾ page) $2,000
Inside Front Cover* $1,750
Inside Back Cover* $1,750
Full Page Inside $1,500
(*single supporter only)

Message Board

A central location for delegates to leave and retrieve messages, the message board will bear a single supporter’s name and tagline. Notepaper will also be provided with the supporter’s name.

$5,000 (open to one supporter)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

AV/Video Archive

Support the video archives which are posted to the SRS website for non-members and members to view 4-6 weeks after the meeting. All session rooms are recorded so delegates can go back and review any missed or concurrent sessions. Supporter will be acknowledged on the video archive website.

$25,000 (open to one supporter)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – July 1, 2016; first right of refusal to 2015 supporter.

Beverage Breaks in the Exhibit Area

As a supporter of one of the breaks, your company will be allowed to include educational materials in the beverage break areas to draw attendees to your booth.

$5,000 per daily break
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

Breakfast in the Exhibit Area

Reach all 800+ delegates first thing every morning as they prepare for a day of education. Continental breakfast will be served Thursday and Friday mornings in the Exhibit Hall. As a supporter of one of the daily breakfasts, your company will be identified on signage as well as in the Final Program. If possible, catering stations may be strategically placed in proximity to the supporters’ booths.

 $5,000 per day (open to multiple supporters)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

Course Reception

Multiple companies will have the opportunity to support the Course Reception. This event will be held on Friday evening, July 15. Your company will be acknowledged on signage throughout the meeting, on event tickets and in the programs. Also, five company personnel may attend the event free of charge.

$10,000 (open to multiple supporters)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

Opening Session

The Opening General Session will start the IMAST program with the top-rated Whitecloud Award nominated papers. A single company is invited to exclusively support the Opening Session. As the sole supporter, your company name will be displayed on the screen prior to the start of the opening general session, and your company will be acknowledged in the Final Program.

$5,000 (open to one supporter)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

IMAST Newsletter

A series of four HTML email messages will be sent to IMAST delegates, SRS members and potential delegates, providing information on deadlines, highlighting invited speakers and preparing them for their arrival in Washington, DC. Supporters will be acknowledged at the end of each message.

$10,000 (open to multiple supporters)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – March 1, 2016

Internet Kiosks

Multiple supporters will have the opportunity to support the Internet Kiosks. Surgeons will access the internet and check email from comfortable kiosks located in a high-traffic area near registration. Corporate Supporters’ company names will be displayed on each kiosk.

$7,500 (open to multiple supporters)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

Lunch with the Experts

Last year’s new concluding session featuring lunch and video based surgical techniques was a highlight of the meeting, bringing top surgeons in to discuss and demonstrate through videos how they manage new or difficult techniques. A single company is invited to exclusively support this session, with acknowledgement on the screen prior to the start of the session and in the Final Program.

$3,500 (open to one supporter)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

IMAST Pocket Guide

Place your company name and tagline or mission statement, if desired on the new Pocket Guide, a handy schedule including exhibit and Hands-On Workshop (HOW) information that will fit right into the delegate badge or pocket. The guide will be approximately 4” x 3” and will be distributed to all meeting delegates. This opportunity will be open to one supporter.

$5,000 (open to one supporter)
*Reservation deadline for the Pocket Guide – May 1, 2016

Two-Minute Point Presentation USB Drive

A single supporter is acknowledged on a USB Drive containing the Two-Minute Point Presentations presented at IMAST. USB Drive will be distributed to delegates directly with registration materials.

$15,000 (open to one supporter)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 1, 2016

Two-Minute Point Presentation Kiosks

Multiple supporters will have the opportunity to support the Point Presentation kiosks. Point Presentations are displayed at IMAST on special computers located in a high-traffic area. Corporate Supporters will be acknowledged on each kiosk and in the program materials.

$7,500 (open to multiple supporters)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

Welcome Reception

Delegates at IMAST may pick up their registration materials and gather in the Exhibit Hall on the evening of Wednesday, July 12, 2016 to reconnect with colleagues and enjoy food and beverages upon their arrival to Washington. Supporters’ booths will be highlighted during the reception and the companies will be acknowledged in the Final Program.

$10,000 (open to multiple supporters)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

Wireless Internet Cards

Help IMAST delegates stay in touch and informed by providing wireless Internet access cards. Access to the Internet is available in meeting areas of the Mariott for meeting delegates. A single supporter may brand the cards with their name and tagline or mission statement, if desired (subject to SRS approval) and will also be acknowledged in the program materials.

$20,000 (open to one supporter)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

Charging Station

Provide delegates with a way to charge their electronics by supporting the charging station.  The station will be open to multiple supporters and will be placed in the main session room. Corporate supporters’ company name will be displayed on each station.

$7,500 (open to multiple supporters)
*Reservation deadline for this grant – May 15, 2016

Educational Grant

By providing an educational grant in any amount, your company can help off-set IMAST expenses, and help keep meeting registration fees low.

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View 2016 Annual Meeting Corporate Support Opportunities

Contact the SRS Office

Scoliosis Research Society
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-289-9107
Email: corporatesupport@srs.org

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