TexMed Sponsorship and Marketing Opportunities

Now more than ever, companies need to differentiate themselves in the marketplace and enhance their brand awareness.

From signature events to convention-wide branding exposure, sponsorships and marketing tactics get attendees’ attention. Reinforce your positive brand image, generate long-term recognition, and increase sales by including a customized sponsorship and marketing package in your TexMed 2015 plan.

We are more than happy to work with each sponsor to develop a customized, targeted sponsorship package with your business objectives in mind.

Build Your Brand Gain maximum brand awareness with attendees by combining exhibit, sponsorship opportunities, and advertising at TexMed. Cross-platform marketing ensures that your product is out in front of everyone who attends TexMed 2015.


Sponsorship Benefits 

 All sponsors receive these standard benefits:

  • Access to more than 1,800 physicians, residents, and medical students
  • Recognition on the TexMed 2015 website, www.texmed.org/texmed, as a sponsor
  • Recognition in TexMed onsite program
  • Prominent signage in and around the event or activity
  • Promotion via social media, recognizing your company as a sponsor via TMA Facebook and Twitter
  • Acknowledgment as a TexMed 2015 sponsor in a Texas Medicine ad published after TexMed 
  • Company name in promotional materials mentioning the event or activity
  • Complimentary one-time use of TexMed 2015 pre- and post-registered attendee mailing labels.
  • Right of first renewal on the sponsorship opportunity for the next TexMed. 


Additional sponsorship benefits:   


 

Sponsorship Level Benefits

Titanium

($30K+)

Diamond

($20K-$29,999)

Platinum

($15K-$19,999)

Gold

($10K-$14,999)

Silver

($5K-$9,999)

Bronze

($2,500-$4,999)

Recognition at General Session

 

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Carpet Floor Ad

 

YES!

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 YES!

Banner Ad on TexMed Website

 

YES!

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 YES! 

 

Conference Tote Bag Insert

 

YES!

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 YES!

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Ad in On-site Program

 

 

YES!
(full-page, color, premier placement)

YES!
(full-page, four-color)

YES!
(full-page, B&W)

YES!
(half-page, B&W)

YES!
(half-page, B&W)

 

Expo Hall Bingo

 

 

YES!
(Premier Placement)

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QR Code with your URL embedded in On-site Program

 

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Company Description in On-site Program

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Sponsorship Opportunities

General Session - $30,000 - SOLD
The General Session is the premier event at TexMed that draws attendees from all over Texas to one place in order to hear the keynote speaker.  This sponsorship includes recognition as the event and extensive branding throughout the conference.  Titanium Sponsor Benefit  

TMA/TMAA Presidents’ Reception — $30,000 - SOLD
This highly attended event honors 2014-15 Texas Medical Association and Texas Medical Association Alliance presidents. As the exclusive sponsor, you will be recognized during the reception, in all marketing materials promoting the reception leading up to the event, and on TexMed-wide and table-top signage during the reception. 
Titanium Sponsor Benefits

Physician Lounge and Cyber Café in the Expo Hall — $30,000 (exclusive) 
The Physician Lounge and Cyber Café is the central gathering location for physicians to relax and socialize with colleagues and provides the right company a chance to target physician members through signage, material distribution, and networking opportunities. Attendees can check e-mail, connect with work, grab some coffee, and network with colleagues. Sponsorship includes direct access to physicians and the opportunity to have your booth strategically located on the perimeter of the Physician Lounge and Cyber Café. Company logo on prominent signage. Titanium or Platinum Sponsor Benefits

Networking Luncheon in the Expo Hall —  $20,000 (exclusive);  $10,000 (co-sponsor)  
This lunch on Friday is a premier opportunity for you to get more face-to-face time with your customers. TexMed attendees will gather in the Expo Hall for this lunch designed to build new relationships and foster existing ones. The exclusive sponsorship includes table-top signage at the lunch, recognition in marketing materials promoting the lunch before and during TexMed, and the opportunity to have two company representatives greet attendees as they enter the lunch. The co-sponsorship includes table-top signage and recognition in marketing materials.
 Diamond or Gold Sponsor Benefits

Expo Wine Hour Sponsorship — $20,000 (exclusive); $10,000 (co-sponsor) Must have a minimum of two co-sponsors to provide event
Wine Hour sponsorship will provide you with exclusive opportunity to welcome attendees and provide brief remarks in the Expo Hall.. Your company and sales representatives will enjoy prominent signage, material distribution, and networking opportunities. Attendees can enjoy a glass of wine and you can enjoy the exposure. Diamond or Gold Sponsor Benefits

Morning Mimosa Sponsorship — $15,000 (exclusive); $8,000 (co-sponsor) Must have a minimum of two co-sponsors to provide event
Saturday Morning Mimosa sponsorship will provide you with exclusive opportunity to welcome attendees and provide brief remarks in the Expo Hall.. Your company and sales representatives will enjoy prominent signage, material distribution, and networking opportunities. Attendees can enjoy a mimosa and you can enjoy the exposure. Platinum or Silver Sponsor Benefits

The Giddy-Up and Go Lunch - $10,000 (exclusive); $5,000 (co-sponsor)  
TexMed attendees will gather in the Expo Hall for this lunch on Saturday designed to build new relationships and foster existing ones. This sponsorship includes table-top signage at the lunch, recognition in marketing materials promoting the lunch before and during TexMed, and the opportunity to have two company representatives greet attendees as they enter the Grand Pavilion. The co-sponsorship includes table-top signage and recognition in marketing materials. Gold or Silver Sponsor Benefits

Eco-friendly CME Handouts Thumb Drive $8,000 (exclusive); $5,000 (co-sponsor)
TMA is going GREEN. Add your logo to the CME Handouts Thumb Drive Cover. With over 150 speakers at TexMed, attendees will use this resource to download and print handouts or view from their laptop or iPad. The publication is updated as handouts are turned in and will be an enduring resource on the TexMed website. Your logo will be on each Thumb Drive given to attendees and your company message and logo will be included in the information downloaded and on the web page. Gold or Silver Sponsor Benefits

Hotel Key Cards­ — $7,500     Sponsor Deadline:
This sponsorship might just be the key to reaching your target audience at TexMed. These hotel key cards provide prime real estate for one lucky sponsor, and will be used daily by all attendees who stay at the headquarter hotel in Austin TexMed 2015. The back of the key card will include an at-a-glance schedule of key TexMed events. Include your logo and message on the front of the hotel key card.
 Silver Sponsor Benefits

Meet-up and Re-charge Hub - $5,000 (exclusive)     
This mini lounge and re-charging zone is for physicians to relax and socialize with colleagues and provides the right company a chance to target physician members through prominent signage, material distribution, and networking opportunities. Silver Sponsor Benefits  

Wireless Internet in House of Delegates (HOD) and Expo Hall - $5,000 New 
The TMA HOD (500+ TMA physician members) depends heavily on their wireless connectivity to conduct business and voting. Your company can receive recognition throughout the HOD session through signage, onscreen slide recognition, and verbal recognition. The Expo Hall wireless provides attendees the ability to stay “connected” on their personal smart devices. Your company name will be the password for connecting to the wireless, providing you with additional brand exposure. Silver Sponsor Benefits

Electrical Outlets in the House of Delegates (HOD) Meeting and General Session - $5,000 New 
The TMA HOD and General Session provide electrical outlets on every other table (approximately 32 outlets)  in the room and your brand/company name can be on every one of those outlets (table tents). This exclusive sponsorship will provide you with continuous brand exposure to TMA leadership physicians for all the hours they are in session. Silver Sponsor Benefits

Reusable Conference Tote Bags — $5,000 (co-sponsor)
Put your message in the hands of 1,800+ attendees and guarantee that it’s seen everywhere, even after the show closes. These high-quality bags made of recycled material will be printed with your logo alongside the TexMed show logo and distributed to all conference attendees at registration check-in. It’s a favorite keepsake of attendees. Sponsorship also includes the opportunity to provide one bag insert promoting your company. Silver Sponsor Benefits
 

Center Stage —   $3,000 
TexMed doesn’t have to be all about business. To lighten things up, attendees will travel through the Expo Hall to visit "The Corral" where they can stop thinking about work for a few minutes and enjoy some rejuvenating and relaxing activities. As the sponsor of The Corral, you have the opportunity to provide your logo on a large overhead sign and the chance to host a fun activity for a give-away that you provide. This is the hub of activity at TexMed  where attendees gathered to check the winners’ board and get their mobile app download.  Bronze Sponsor Benefits

CME Practice Management Track — $5,000 ( exclusive); $2,000 (co-sponsor) - (Available for the first time this year)
 Get your name in front of attendees who are focusing on how to improve the business side of their practices. Sponsorship for this program includes the opportunity to display your logo and  promotion materials to attendees at a table just outside the meeting room, a guaranteed high-traffic zone.   Silver Sponsor Benefits

 House of Delegates Coffee & Water Stations - $5,000 (Exclusive) 
Place your company name brand in the TMA HOD as the exclusive sponsor for coffee and water stations. Located in the back of the HOD session room. Silver Sponsor Benefits 

Badge Lanyards — $5,000 - SOLD
TMA will print lanyards exclusively with your logo on it.  Not only will these lanyards hang around the necks of TexMed attendees, but also around those who attend any of TMA’s two Leadership Conferences. Silver Sponsor Benefits

 Learning Labs (Vendor CME)  - $3,000  Limited Availability
Present your accredited CME program about your product industry solution.  Your CME session will be listed in the CME section of the On-site Program and in the Expo Hall events directory.  Physician attendees are looking for CME and you can provide that along with practice solutions. Bronze Sponsor Benefits 

Feed Me! Food Breaks in the Expo Hall — $3,000 (co-sponsor), $5,000 (exclusive).
Continental-style breakfasts served in the Expo Hall brighten the mornings for all attendees. After the early mornings and long days of visiting exhibitors and attending CME programs, TMA business meetings, and House of Delegates sessions, attendees need a healthy snack to keep them going at the afternoon refreshment break. Sponsorship includes prominent signage at the food stations. Bronze Sponsor Benefits

Continuing Medical Education (CME)  — $5,000 
Select the CME you want to support and place your message and logo on the website page and on that CME program handouts download. You will also be provided a table outside the CME room to display your materials and brochures along with signage acknowledging your support of that CME. This hot sponsorship provides a great amount of real estate to promote your company message. Attendees download copies and refer to these handouts throughout the year and your logo and message will be there. Bronze Sponsor Benefits

TMA Photo Studio — $3,000  (Exclusive)
Your logo and company name will be included in all communications to TMA members regarding their FREE photo appointment at TexMed .  All attendees who register for TexMed receive a call to set an appointment and your company name will be mentioned during that call.  Your company logo will be on all directional signage regarding the Photo Studio and in the On-site Program.
 Bronze Sponsor Benefits

TMA Knowledge Center — $2,500 
 Provide your collateral at and include your logo on this high-traffic information kiosk located outside the Expo Hall, usually near the CME area.
 Bronze Sponsor Benefits

Therapy Pet Pals — SOLD
Therapy Pet Pals of Texas brings a number of dogs whose job it is to share their love with institutionalized individuals who are deprived of the very special and unconditional love that animals can give. These dogs attract so many attendees that exhibitors around them can’t help but experience a high level of traffic. The exclusive sponsor will have the option to be placed either adjacent to or near the Therapy Pet Pal booth, if space is available.
 Bronze Sponsor Benefits

Twitter Live Feed — $2,500 (three available)
Go live at TexMed. Attendees are tweeting about real-time announcements, hot updates, and Expo Hall events, and engaging in conversations with our TexMed speakers and program chairs about their meeting content. Join the conversation by sponsoring the Twitter Live Feed. Sponsorship includes special tweets about your company that directs attendees to your booth. Logo and message will roll among the tweets and be part of the frame of the display.
 Bronze Sponsor Benefits

Charging Outlets in the CME Breakouts - $2,500 New 
  Sponsor the charging outlets in all CME Breakouts and your company logo and recognition will be provided in the Onsite Program and sponsor recognition signage.
Bronze Sponsor Benefits

Marketing Opportunities ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Table Tents - $ 1000 (co-sponsors) 8 sponsorships available         NEW 
This is your company's opportunity to have pertinent product/service information printed on one-side of a table tent positioned on each table in the Grand Pavilion where multiple events will take place during TexMed 2015.  

 Expo Bingo —  $750 plus donated prize     Order Form
Physicians LOVE playing Expo Bingo. TMA members visit the booths listed on the bingo card provided in each conference bag, receiving a stamp from at least six of the participating exhibitors. Once the bingo card is completed, the doctor will drop it in a raffle bin, located in the Fun Zone, entering for a chance to win one of the special grand prizes and donated prizes given away during Expo Hall hours on both Friday and Saturday. Include your company logo on the bingo card and experience a high-volume of traffic in your booth.

Tote Bag Inserts — $750   Order Form
Reach TexMed attendees when they pick up their conference bags, which include their program and event materials for the weekend. Include a specialty item (e.g., logo pen, notepad, magnet, or small tchotchke) or a standard item (e.g., flyer, postcard, or brochure) in the conference tote bags that every attendee picks up on site. Include your booth number on your item and invite them to stop by to hear about your service or product.

Banner Ad on TexMed Website — $500 Order Form
The TexMed Show Website (www.texmed.org/texmed) is the No. 1 source of information and registration for TexMed and therefore the ideal space to promote your booth location and highlight products and services in the months leading up to the event. Ads will run from the time they are received through the end of the show. Provide us with your company website, and we will link your ad directly to your company homepage. Not only are you promoting your presence at TexMed with this opportunity, you are also increasing traffic to your company website.

Online Business Card - $350 
Your company contact information and a representative's, address, phone #, email and web address will be available on an Exhibitor List for attendees to search and get in touch with you before and after the conference dates.

Company Description — $250    Order Form
Provide your company product/service description to be listed in the onsite program.  Attendees will be able to find you and your solutions easily.

QR Code Listing — $100    Order Form
Provide your company’s URL – QR Code to be included in the On-site Program with your company listing.  Physician attendees will be able to scan your QR Code from the On-site Program and connect to your web site or splash page you have created to find out everything they want to know about your company’s solutions to their practice needs.

TexMed On-Site Program Ad    Order Form
The TexMed  on-site program is the one book that attendees turn to for information on TexMed exhibitors, conference schedules, CME programs, and special events. Place your ad in the TexMed on-site program and get maximum visibility with customers during and after the show.

 

 

Full-page, four-color, back cover ad (Sold)

 

$2,500

 

 

 

Full-page, four-color, inside cover ad (Sold)

 

$2,000

 

 

 

Full-page, four-color, divider tab (five available)

 

$1,500

 

 

 

Full-page, four-color (New!), interior ad

 

$1,000

 

 

 

Half-page, black and white, interior ad

 

$550

 

 

 

To create your customized sponsorship and marketing plan so you can best reach your target market, contact Rebecca Stevens at (512) 370-1423 (direct); (800) 880-1300, ext. 1423; or rebecca.stevens@texmed.org.

TMA Sales and Marketing:  (512) 370-1423, sales@texmed.org


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