Support, Promotion and Advertising Opportunities

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Support, Promotion and Advertising Opportunities

Support, Promotion and Advertising Opportunities

Increase your visibility at the ACMG Meeting

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) accepts educational and in-kind support from corporations, foundations, individuals, and other organizations only if such acceptance would not pose a conflict of interest and in no way impair the ACMG’s objectivity, influence, priorities, and actions. Support of ACMG services, events or programs does not permit influence over content, nor does it imply ACMG approval or endorsement of an organization’s policies or products, whether a service, event or program is funded by single or multiple sources.

The ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting offers a wide-ranging selection of dynamic support opportunities to expand your competitive edge and increase your company’s visibility among over 2,000 genetics professionals in attendance and 1,000 genetics professionals participating remotely. Sponsorship and promotional opportunities increase each participating company’s presence, support helps ACMG provide attendees with valuable meeting resources and essentials. The integration of support, advertising and promotion into your exhibiting plan are proven activities that enable exhibitors to reach their entire target audience, and in so doing, maximize the percentage of qualified buyers and customers that are attracted to the booth.

Support, promotion and advertising opportunities are listed below. Don’t see what you are looking for? Contact jdahlroth@acmg.net or 703-921-0333 to discuss.

Annual Meeting supporters and sponsors will receive:

  • Listing and acknowledgement on the ACMG meeting website up to four months prior to the meeting
  • Acknowledgement on meeting signage
  • Priority Points for booth assignments

Reserve your opportunity by committing to a sponsorship opportunity early!   Apply for sponsorships at the same time as booth application or log back in later to purchase a sponsorship item.

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Showcase Thought Leadership

Exhibit Theaters:  $3,600/half- hour time slot  SOLD OUT
Add the option to have these video - recorded and added to the online event platform for on demand viewing for $5,000.
Notification Alerts:  The online event platform will send notifications to all attendees both online and in-person.  Discounted alert cost for Exhibit Theater presentations is $500.
See the Exhibit Theaters page for a detailed description of the Exhibit Theaters.

Learning Lounges:  $5,000/per lounge  SOLD OUT
Exclusive Opportunity
Sponsor logo will be placed on the walls of the Learning Lounge.  Sponsor may run a promotional video 5 minutes before each Learning Lounge session begins. The extremely popular Learning Lounges are located on the Exhibit Hall floor and offer an opportunity for meeting attendees to experience 30-minute sessions on specific topics and serve as a venue for deeper conversations on hot topics and challenges facing genetics professionals. 

Tech Bar:  $2,500
Exclusive Sponsorship
This unique spotlight on technology is a hit with attendees and exhibitors. It affords the opportunity to meet with a technology expert for advice and to learn the latest trends and practical tech solutions.

Increase Brand Awareness

Cross-Channel Advertising $6,000

Amplify your message with both pre-meeting marketing and on-site visibility. Select one option from each list:
Pre-meeting options, select one:
  
1. A banner in an official monthly updates email to registered attendees (Final “what -to-know-before-you-go” email +$3,000)
  2. Banner placement on select pages of the ACMG meeting website
  3. Banner in the Registration confirmation email (exclusive) SOLD

On-site options, select one:
  
1. Banner on online event platform
  2. Window cling or column wrap in high-traffic area
  3. Selected digital signage banner   

Contact pfreire@acmg.net to discuss options.

Opening Reception $100,000 Exclusive Sponsorship; or up to 10 companies at $10,000/each
This opening exhibits event, held in the Exhibit Hall, provides attendees an opportunity to mingle with exhibitors and is attended by all attendees and exhibitors, which provides a great networking opportunity for all. Food and beverage stations are spread throughout the exhibition and every attempt to locate food stations near sponsoring companies’ booths will be made. Sponsor Signage will be placed at all food stations. Sponsors may provide appropriate branded items such as napkins.

Opening Reception Entertainment $5,000
Exclusive Sponsorship
A highlight of the meeting — sponsor the entertainment that welcomes the attendees into the exhibit hall for the Opening Reception. Always a crowd-pleaser and a great visibility opportunity.

Convention Center Wi-Fi $30,000
Exclusive Sponsorship
ACMG provides wireless internet throughout the convention center as a way for Annual Meeting attendees to stay connected with their office and day-to-day business while away from the office, to provide interaction in sessions with Audience Response and provide the support for the Live Streamed sessions. An excellent opportunity to be visible to the on-site attendees. Attendees will see the sponsor's launch page each time they log in.

Refreshment Breaks
Wednesday Afternoon Break, Concurrent Session area –$15,000
Thursday Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall – $18,000
Thursday Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall – $18,000
Friday Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall – $18,000
Friday Afternoon Break, Concurrent Session area – $18,000
Saturday Morning Break, General Session area – $10,000

Served in the exhibit hall or outside the main meeting room — refreshment break sponsorships are highly valued by attendees.

Sponsor Signage will be placed at all break locations. Sponsors may provide appropriate branded items such as coffee sleeves or napkins for any break occurring in the exhibit hall.

Hotel Guest Keycards $10,000  SOLD
Exclusive Sponsorship
Promote your company and Exhibit Hall booth location to attendees throughout the meeting by sponsoring the hotel guest room key cards. Keys will be in use for the duration of the meeting, beginning Tuesday, for all rooms within the ACMG room block at the headquarter hotel and other properties.

The Gathering Place $4,000  SOLD
Exclusive Sponsorship
The Gathering Place is the hot spot at the ACMG meeting. An area with charging tables and comfortable seating, it is where the attendees go to relax, connect, and network. Sponsor’s logo will be placed on signage in the area.

Social Media Wall $10,000  SOLD
Exclusive Sponsorship
Social media engagement during the ACMG Annual Meeting is robust, earning more than 2.6 million impressions, and hundreds of social media posts will be shared using the #ACMGMtg22 hashtag on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sponsor the physical wall at the on-site meeting and the social media page on the online meeting platform with an embedded twitter feed. Your logo will be displayed on the social media wall and page and will also include (2) sponsored tweets during the meeting. All content and distribution dates are at the discretion of ACMG and subject to review.

Job Board Sponsorship $3,000
Exclusive Sponsorship
Promote your company’s logo and name alongside the official ACMG Job Boards. Sponsor can display promotional literature next to the job board. Sponsorship includes a 30-day premier job listing in the ACMG Career Center. Content subject to ACMG approval.

Meeting Website Banner Advertisement - $2,500
Vertical banner advertisement displayed on multiple pages of the ACMG Meeting Website. Advertisements will be placed in rotation.

Digital Signage

Exhibit Hall Dormers – $15,000 (1 left) expoVu LED Signage - $4,250 65” Displays - $5,000

Towering above the Level 3 Concourse, Exhibit Hall Dormers are the largest screens in Music City Center.  7’ x 14’ vertical displays are visible from the third and fourth floors as well as from the exterior on Demonbruen Street.
Exhibit Hall Dormer

expoVu provides a lively presentation of images and graphics via brightly illuminated LED screens. Transitioning in a continuous loop, these dynamic graphics effectively produce a compelling visual to attract attendees and increase booth traffic. Each expoVu will feature only 10 companies. Each image will transition every eight seconds and be seen every two minutes on four screens placed in high traffic areas. Reserve your slot                    ExpoVu

There are several 65” High Definition displays throughout the Music City Center. These displays are strategically located adjacent to meeting areas, public spaces, entrances/exits and exhibit halls to help you reach your target audience.

Display your video or advertisement here for maximum impact.

65" screens

 

Escalator Clings

Escalator up to the Mezzanine Level Escalator up to Level 3 (Demonbreun side of the building)

Runner: Single-sided  $4,000 (Runs in the middle of the two escalators.) Total of 1
runner

Runners: Single-sided, Level 2 to Level 3: $4,000 per runner. Total of 2 per escalator bank.
Level 3
Clings: Double- and single-sided: $7,500 total (3A, 3B are double sided; 3D is single-sided.) Total of 4
Mezzanine
Clings: Level 2 to Level 3: $5,000 per side, per floor. (54A single-sided. 54B - 54E single- or double-sided.) Total of 6
Clings

 

Escalators up to Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 (Rep. John Lewis Pkwy side of the building) Escalators up to Level 4 (Demonbreun side of the building)
Runners: Single-sided: $4,000 per runner, per floor. (Floors may be purchased individually.)
Total of 2 per escalator bank.
Runners
Runners: Single-sided: $5,000 per runner. Total of 2
Runners
Clings: Double- or single-sided: $5,000 per side, per floor. (Floors may be purchased individually.)
Total of 6 per escalator bank.
Clings
Clings. Single- or double-sided: $7,000 per side,
per floor. Total of 6
Clings

 

High Visibility Signage

Variable Pricing
Several areas within the Convention Center offer high visibility locations to provide messaging through signage. Opportunities include window and door clings, stair and column wraps. Contact pfreire@acmg.net to discuss needs, budget, and potential locations.

clings Clings Wrap
Stair clings Clings

 

Exhibitor Listings and Description
Complimentary to all Exhibitors 
Exhibitor descriptions that appear online from December through July and will also be included in the online event platform for remote attendees to view.

Online Exhibitor Listing Upgrades
Upgraded listing opportunities allow you to customize your online booth, making it more complete and more interesting to attendees. Enhanced listings create a content-rich digital booth by adding promotional videos and additional collateral in addition to the product descriptions and product categories.

FEATURES BASIC
(complimentary)
ENHANCED
$750
PREMIER
$1,200
Company Contact Information: Company Name, Corporate Address, Website, Booth Number *
Company Logo *
Social Media Links *
Company Profile 750 words 1,500 words 2,500 words
Product and Service Categories 5 10 15
Press Releases   3 6
Document uploads   2 4
Video uploads   2 4
Highlighted Listing: Make your company stand out with a highlighted listing   *
Premium Placement of Company Listing: Your listing will be placed at the top of the online exhibitor list and search results    
Online Product Showcase: Engage attendees with detailed product descriptions along with full-color images   2 4

 

Enhance the Attendee Experience

Make your company memorable by adding to the attendee experience during the conference.

Wellness Pavilion - $18,000
Exclusive Sponsorship
For the first time, ACMG is offering a Wellness Pavilion, which will include items such as: relaxation tips, wellness technology, smoothie blender bikes and therapy animals!  

Wellness Activity Sponsorships:
Smoothie Coupons - 100 coupons for $2,000
To draw attendees to your booth, offer your booth visitors a coupon to redeem for a smoothie at the Wellness Pavilion. 

Yoga Classes - $5,000 each day 
Sponsor morning yoga classes and provide your company an opportunity to promote wellness to the meeting attendees. 

Conference Notebooks $8,000  SOLD
Exclusive Sponsorship
Attendees appreciate somewhere to take notes during the conference. These notebooks are made from recycled paper and can be branded with your company logo.

Hand Sanitizer - $4,000 each
Staying healthy right now is everyone's priority. Feature your company name and/or logo on individual bottles of hand sanitizer distributed in high-traffic areas at the Music City Center. 

Power Charging Stations $8,000/each (3 available)
Sponsored mobile device charging stations will be positioned in high traffic locations including the Exhibit Hall. The charging cart can be branded on the front, back and sides with your custom design. Your sponsorship will be noticed as attendees power up their mobile devices.
Charging station


Trainee/Resident/Fellow Lounge $8,000  SOLD
Exclusive Sponsorship
The Trainee/Resident/Fellow Lounge will provide an opportunity for the over 200 young professionals attending the meeting to come together to network with one another and the College’s leadership. The sponsorship will provide daily refreshments for those that visit this resource area. Sponsor signage will be placed at the entrance to the area, and on refreshment tables in the lounge. Up to four sponsoring company representatives will be permitted access to the lounge at a time.

Color-coded Wristbands $6,000
Exclusive Sponsorship
Sponsor the wristbands attendees can wear to communicate their individual preferences and comfort levels with physical proximity and contact.

Reach your Target Audience

Online Event Platform Sponsorships
Limited opportunities
An Online Event Platform will be utilized by all attendees (in-person and remote) to navigate the meeting and access information on speakers, sessions, abstracts, locations and interact with colleagues.  The platform will be used for attendee chat, sending questions to speakers and as the vehicle for the livestreamed and the on demand content. 

Online Event Platform Banner Ad $3,500 each 
Online Event Platform Alerts $850/per Alert

Digital Retargeting Sponsorships
Limited opportunities
$5,000/per campaign of 50,000 impressions
$7,000 per campaign of 75,000 impressions
$9,000 per campaign of 100,000 impressions

ACMG offers a unique and effective marketing opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors. This digital retargeting opportunity works by keeping track of people who visit ACMG sites via a cookie and displaying your ads to them as they visit other sites online. ACMG has created and tracked audiences through our site visitors and 2017 through 2021 digital campaigns. The exhibitor/sponsor develops a set of 3-7 ads which will target our digital audiences wherever they go online. For more information, contact pfreire@acmg.net.

Genetic Counselors Luncheon $18,000
Exclusive Sponsorship
Attended by over 500 genetic counselors, this luncheon provides an educational session and networking opportunities for the counselors attending the meeting. The sponsoring company will be recognized with signage outside the luncheon, featured on walk-in slides, and up to two people from your company will be invited to the luncheon. 

Early Career Genetic Mentor Luncheon $12,000
Exclusive Sponsorship
This lunch provides trainees, postdoctoral fellows and clinical fellows in the field of medical genetics the opportunity to meet and talk informally with senior members of the College about career options, goals, and professional opportunities and will draw about 200 attendees – (trainees and mentors). The sponsoring company will be recognized with signage outside the luncheon and featured on walk-in slides. 

Fellow, Trainee and Resident Travel Awards $2,500/each
These travel scholarships provide young professionals eager to attend the meeting with funds to defray the associated travel and hotel expenses. Attendance allows them to learn of the latest research and developments in the field, meet with their colleagues and learn from their experiences. Sponsors will be acknowledged on the meeting website.

Diversity Breakfast $9,000
Exclusive Sponsorship
To ensure that advances in genomics are translated into precise and individualized medical care for people of all backgrounds, there is a need for a culturally diverse workforce of physicians and biomedical researchers. The purpose of this breakfast is to introduce early career scholars from underrepresented minority (URM) groups to the field of medical genetics and genomics as well as for professionals interested in increasing diversity within the specialty, to share information on training and career opportunities in the field.

Drive Traffic to Your Booth

Pre-Meeting: Buyer’s Preview Deck Starting at $2,500
Official Pre-Show Mailer
The Buyer’s Preview Deck (a pre-show mailing card deck) will be the official way to reach registered attendees and ACMG’s targeted mail list before the meeting. This marketing opportunity will help you to increase sales, drive booth traffic and create brand awareness without the worry of creating, printing, and mailing of your piece. This very cost-effective method of reaching your target buyers will be provided to all 2022 exhibitors — all you will need to do is provide logos and other marketing information. The Deck will be mailed to all pre-registered attendees and past meeting attendees (total of approximately 5,000) approximately 3 weeks before the meeting.
Reserve your card
Note: Individual mail lists will not be available for purchase — all pre-meeting mailers will go through the above service.

Lunch Coupons $1,500/per 100 coupons
Give attendees an added reason to visit your booth by distributing Lunch Coupons (value $10 towards the purchase of concession lunch each day). Coupons feature your company logo. This is one of the most popular support items for attendees as it allows them a complimentary lunch. Your company benefits by driving attendees TO YOUR BOOTH plus they will remain in the exhibit hall during the lunch hour.

Aisle Signs $2,500/each
An opportunity for additional visibility from anywhere on the show floor. Drive traffic to your booth by prominently displaying your company logo, name, and booth number on one 2-foot × 4-foot double-sided space at the base of hanging aisle signs in the Exhibit Hall.

Carpet Decals $2,000/each (5’x 5’)
Place your company logo on the carpet in front of your booth or at the beginning of your aisle. Cost includes printing and installation. Locations to be approved by ACMG.

Pocket Guide Advertising - $5,000 - $5,500
The Pocket Guide replaces the printed Program Guide as we work towards a sustainable and green meeting.  To provide attendees easy access to the schedule, the Pocket Guide will be distributed at the Registration Area.  This will be the only printed schedule at the meeting, giving an overview of the sessions and activities each day.  

Ad Specifications:
Trim size 3.5" x 5"
Full Page Ad: 3.75" x 5.25" (include bleed)

Ad placements:
Inside Front Cover, Inside Back Cover and Outside Back Cover- $5,500
Inside Full Page Ad - $5,000

Sponsors