Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Exhibitors at CHEST Annual MeetingYour support at CHEST will make a valuable contribution to the total learning experience of the meeting. Supporting a conference event or activity offers a more rewarding experience for attendees and increases your visibility. As a supporter, you will receive prominent recognition through signage and inclusion in the CHEST Program Guide.

Get your message out to CHEST attendees with these popular promotional opportunities:

High-Profile Promotion Opportunities
Digital Marketing
Signage and Banner Ads


For more information, contact:
Catherine Disch, Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales Manager
cdisch@chestnet.org
224/521-9515


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High-Profile Promotion Opportunities

Program-at-a-Glance Board

$25,000

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

Advertise on the program-at-a-glance board, a large directory that over 5,000 attendees use daily to identify and locate sessions. The board is in a high-traffic area, making it an ideal opportunity to showcase your brand or message and exhibit booth location.

Tower Charging Stations

$25,000 per station

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

Attendees can recharge electronic devices on a branded charging kiosk. Have your company name or product incorporated into the station title. Receive corporate recognition in marketing pieces. This is an effortless way to increase visibility.

Help Desk

$35,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment (guarantees recognition in the advance program)
August 18—Ad Materials Due

We host an information booth during CHEST, Saturday through Wednesday, in a high-traffic area where attendees get tech help and general information. Receive recognition on signage and select panels of the help desk unit.

CHEST Bingo

$8,000 per letter

Audience Reach:
3,000-3,500

Deadline:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment

CHEST Bingo attracts attendees to exhibit booths as they try to win prizes.

Learning Theaters in the Exhibit Hall

$25,000 per 45-minute lunchtime presentation
$20,000 per 45-minute morning or afternoon presentation
Fees do not include marketing and logistical expenses.

Audience Reach:
Approximate Seating Capacity of 100

Deadlines:
May 15—Signed Contract/Payment
TBD—Ad Materials Due

Make a presentation related to specific disease states in a mini-theater setting in the exhibit hall. Meet with attendees and key decision-makers to share new research, discuss clinical protocols, conduct product demonstrations, or feature new products and services. Presentations will be made daily during unopposed times. Daily time slots are limited, so reserve your space early.

Non-CME Promotional Program/Activity

4-hour Evening Program: $75,000
Fee does not include marketing and logistical expenses.

Audience Reach:
Approximate Seating Capacity of 300

Deadlines:
May 15—Signed Contract/Payment
TBD—Ad Materials Due

Time slots are available Monday and Tuesday evening, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
These activities do not compete with CME programs, so you can present your product as a workshop and/or host a special activity—such as a poster presentation, reception, or other format—to present branded or unbranded information to attendees.

CHEST will provide:

  • Time slots unopposed by CME programming
  • Room/setup (tables, chairs, and podium)
  • Standard signage outside the room to indicate this is a non-CME program
  • Standard AV equipment (LCD projector, screen, microphone, laser pointer)

As a supporter, you will be responsible for marketing and logistical expenses:

  • Development of the program and/or the special activity
  • Production and distribution of invitations (Participation in a bag drop and program announcement in the daily newspaper is a separate fee contracted with an outside vendor.)
  • Inclusion in the Exhibit Guide

Shuttle Bus Service

$25,000
Fee does not include special advertisements, such as bus wraps, covering on seat headrests, or programs on TV monitors.

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

Shuttle service is available between hotels and the convention center. Transportation is provided for educational symposia, non-CME promotional activities, and other events. As a supporter, you receive recognition on signage in the bus, at the hotels and convention center, and in marketing materials.

R & R Lounge (Rest and Recharge)

$40,000

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

A lounge area in the exhibit hall allows attendees to rest, catch up with colleagues, and recharge electronic devices. Support the R & R Lounge to have your company name or product incorporated into the lounge title. Receive corporate recognition in marketing pieces and on signage in the lounge area. This is an effortless way to increase your visibility.

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Digital Marketing

“Know Before You Go” Banner Ad Space in CHEST 2017 Email

Pre-meeting email—$15,000

Deadlines:
September 15—Signed Contract/Payment
September 29—Ad Materials Due
Only one ad space available, so act quickly to reserve.

Electronic Signage

$60,000 for up to 20 signs

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
September 15—Ad Materials Due

Up to 20 digital LCD signs are placed in high-traffic areas and outside session rooms to display session titles and speaker names. As the sole supporter of signs, have your corporate logo or message displayed when CME programs are not being held.

CHEST 2017 App

Exclusive Support—$80,000

Deadlines:
June 30—Signed Contract/Payment
July 7—Ad Materials Due

The app will be made available for iOS and Android devices and via a mobile-ready website. Supporters will receive:

  • Splash page support recognition
  • Rotating banner ads
  • Enhanced exhibitor listing to include company logo
  • Corporate/product branding on download site
  • Recognition in programs

Mobile Targeting Ad

Call for pricing
Purchase hypertargeted ads to reach mobile and tablet devices of attendees. We have products to deliver enhanced mobile and health-care provider targeting to reach CHEST members when they are at conferences or browsing the Web outside of traditional (endemic) medical content.

Special Edition CHEST NewsBrief

Call for pricing

Audience Reach:
Approximately 20,000

Sponsor special editions of our e-newsletter, sent during the CHEST Annual Meeting and featuring a mix of conference details, schedules, and information. Single-sponsor exclusive or multisponsor opportunities available.

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Signage and Banner Ads

Escalator Advertising

$60,000 to $100,000 per location

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

Promote your message to attendees on the main escalators of the convention center. Place clings to the side of the escalator, chrome dividers, and/or floor at the top and bottom of the escalators.

Meter Board Ad Space

$5,000 per 2-sided board

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

High-visibility and multiple impressions throughout the meeting are just two reasons to place your ad graphics and message on a two-sided meter board. Panels will be strategically located in high-traffic areas, so all attendees will be exposed to your message.

Elevator Door Clings at Headquarters Hotel

$75,000

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

Your message will be seen by attendees as they wait to enter hotel elevator.

Column Wrap Advertising

$12,000 per location

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Material

Column wraps are a unique opportunity for you to place your company message, branding, and booth location on columns in high-traffic areas.

Hanging Banners

$15,000 to $45,000 per location

Audience Reach:
Approximately 5,000

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

Promote your company identity and/ or brand at the convention center, in the exhibit hall, or at the headquarters hotel. Cost varies by size and location.

Customized Cups and Napkin

$30,000

Audience Reach:
Approximately 15,000 (5,000 per day)

Deadlines:
July 14—Signed Contract/Payment
August 18—Ad Materials Due

Used for coffee breaks in the exhibit hall. Support the beverage cups and napkins used by attendees during scheduled coffee breaks in the exhibit hall. This is a reliable method of permeating the entire convention center with your product logo, corporate logo, and/or booth information.

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