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Kendra Johnson
Senior manager, sponsorships and programs
312-440-7602

 
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33419681285_874090b502_oSponsorship of ASDA's annual meetings offers an exclusive stage to put your brand, products and services, as well as post-graduation opportunities, before hundreds of our most engaged future dentists.

In addition to specific benefits provided below, all sponsorship opportunities receive the following:

  • Invitation to Breakfast and Keynote Session.
  • Logo and sponsorship recognition in all event marketing pieces including signage, website, program presentation slides and mobile app 
  • Pre- and post-event registered attendee mailing contact information (including school and graduating year) 
Details from the 2019 sponsorship opportunities are listed below. Information for 2020 will be available soon. Contact Kendra Johnson with any questions at 312-440-7602. 
Welcome Reception Sponsor - $20,000 (exclusive)
Be the first to welcome all attendees to the Annual Session during the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, February 27 from 6 – 8 p.m. Your team will have the opportunity to offer remarks, along with local school deans and state association representatives. Then you’ll join conference attendees in an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and conversation. Set the tone for the meeting and make a lasting impression for students as they join us for the first networking event of this year’s Annual Session.

Opportunity includes:
  • Invitation to join attendees for ceremony and reception (2 hours of networking time)
  • Opportunity to welcome guests from podium
  • Highlighted listing in mobile app schedule of events
  • Logo-printed cocktail napkins placed throughout
  • Gobo display in high-visibility location
  • 2 exhibit booths in a premium location with up to 6 exhibitor badges
  • Passport to Prizes participation
  • 1 mobile app banner ad to run throughout program
  • 1 mobile app alerts (one pre-reception)
  • Opportunity to send one email to all newly elected national and chapter leaders
  • Opportunity to provide 1 promotional item to be included in registration material
President's Gala Sponsor - $20,000 (exclusive)
Sponsor the President’s Gala on Saturday, March 2 from 6 – 11:30 p.m. and spend an evening making lasting connections with dental students at one of the most beloved events of the year. Join attendees to celebrate the outgoing president with a themed evening of dinner and dancing. Opportunity includes private one-hour reception pre-gala with chapter leaders and national representatives from all of ASDA’s 11 districts, as well as the newly elected ASDA executive president and vice presidents.

Opportunity includes:
  • One-hour private pre-event reception from 6 – 7 p.m. with our most engaged members, the 2018-2019 national leaders (nearly 50 students)
  • Invitation to join attendees for dinner (5+ hours of networking time)
  • Opportunity to welcome guests to gala
  • Highlighted listing in mobile app schedule of events
  • Logo-printed cocktail napkins placed throughout
  • Gobo display in high-visibility location
  • 2 exhibit booths in a premium location with up to 6 exhibitor badges
  • Passport to Prizes participation
  • 1 mobile app banner ad to run throughout program
  • 1 mobile app alerts (one pre-reception)
  • Opportunity to send one email to all newly elected national and chapter leaders
  • Opportunity to provide 1 promotional item to be included in registration material
Gold Crown Awards & Reception Sponsor - $20,000 (exclusive)
The Gold Crown Awards Ceremony & Reception on Friday, March 1 from 4:15 – 6:30 p.m. invites all attendees to enjoy an evening of celebrating achievement. ASDA chapters are recognized for their excellence throughout the year during the awards ceremony, which is followed by a reception to include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Opportunity includes:
  • Invitation to join attendees for ceremony and reception (5+ hours of networking time).  
  • Opportunity to thank students at end of program
  • Highlighted listing in mobile app schedule of events
  • Logo included on ceremony program and cocktail napkins placed throughout
  • Gobo display in high-visibility location and branding on step-and-repeat photo station for award winner photos
  • 2 exhibit booths in a premium location with up to 6 exhibitor badges
  • Passport to Prizes participation
  • 1 mobile app banner ad to run throughout program
  • 1 mobile app alerts (one pre-reception)
  • Opportunity to send one email to all newly elected national and chapter leaders
  • Opportunity to provide 1 promotional item to be included in registration material
Platinum Sponsorship - $17,500
Opportunity includes:
  • One 60-minute breakout session on Friday, March 1 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Two exhibit booths in a premium location with up to 6 exhibitor badges
  • One custom icon on the home screen of mobile app to link to URL or in-app vendor profile listing
  • One mobile app alert (up to 140 characters)
  • Highlighted listing in exhibitor list and on floor plan map in mobile app
  • Opportunity to send one email to all registered event attendees
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material (Sponsor responsible for all related production and shipping costs)
Gold Sponsorship - $15,500
Opportunity includes:
  • One 30-minute breakout session on Saturday, March 2 from 9:15 - 9:45 a.m.
  • One exhibit booth in a premium location with up to 3 exhibitor badges
  • One mobile app banner ad to run throughout entire program
  • One mobile app alert (up to 140 characters)
  • Highlighted listing in exhibitor list and on floor plan map in mobile app
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material (Sponsor responsible for all related production and shipping costs)
  • Opportunity to send on email to all registered attendees
Silver Sponsorship - $10,000
Opportunity includes:
  • One exhibit booth in a premium location with up to 2 exhibitor badges
  • One mobile app alert (up to 140 characters)
  • Highlighted listing in exhibitor list and on floor plan map in mobile app
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material (Sponsor responsible for all related production and shipping costs)
Conference Connection Sponsorship - $12,500
Attendees need immediate access to the internet for their laptops, tablets and smartphones throughout the meeting. The recharge lounge will be open to students throughout the entire program in a high-traffic area and will include charging stations for mobile devices, live social media feed display and comfortable seating for 25-50 attendees. Also includes customizable Wi-Fi login network name and password - every time a student connects, they'll be reminded of your support!

Opportunity includes:
  • Opportunity to staff lounge with unlimited number of representatives
  • Recognition on internet connection website landing page, Wi-Fi password and branding in all Wi-Fi reminder marketing
  • Opportunity to provide marketing and promotional materials to display in lounge (i.e. travel chargers, screen cleaners, phone/wallet cases, tent cards, brochures, postcards, etc...)
  • One mobile app banner ad to run throughout entire program
  • Two mobile app alerts (up to 140 characters) to be broadcast over course of event
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material (sponsor responsible for all related production and shipping costs)
Conference Keynote Sponsorship - $12,500
Like our opening presenter, make the first and most dynamic impression of all at Annual Session through support of the Opening Keynote in Thursday, Feb. 28 from 2 - 3:15 p.m.

Opportunity includes:
  • Large-scale branding exposure
  • One representative invited to introduce speaker of that session and up to 5 minutes of podium time
  • One mobile app alert (up to 140 characters)
  • Option to place promotional materials at each seat in session room and option to have team greet attendees as they enter and exit the program
  • Sponsor is recognized on all pre-, onsite and post-event marketing efforts where session is mentioned
  • Opportunity to provide one promotional item to be included in registration material (sponsor responsible for all related production and shipping costs)
Hotel Room Key Cards - $7,500
How many times will attendees look for their room keys throughout their stay at the hotel? Too many times to count! Get your brand into the hands of each student hotel guest. Sponsorship includes exclusive branding on hotel room key cards at conference hotel distributed to each guest with a reservation in the ASDA hotel block, averaging more than 1,000 total room nights. Sponsor responsible for providing key card artwork.
Refreshment Break Sponsor - $5,000
Keep attendees buzzing with energy by offering a coffee and refreshment break, compliments of your team! Secure this opportunity to exclusively provide attendees with coffee cups, soft drinks or snack breaks throughout the program. Includes branding at refreshment stations (napkins, coffee cups and signage), the opportunity to staff with representatives and provide promotional hand-outs to students as they relax between sessions.

Available breaks:
Thursday, Feb. 28: 9:30 - 10 a.m. & 1:45 - 2 p.m.
Friday, March 1: 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Saturday, March 2: 10:50 - 11:15 a.m. & 3:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Immediately following ASDA presidential election results)
Room Drop - $4,500
Want to make sure you "drive home your message" with attendees? Satisfy this goal by dropping something to remember you by in each attendee room and ensure the message becomes a carry-on as students make their way home from the conference. Room drops available on Wednesday through Saturday.
Registration Bag & Badge/Lanyard - $5,000 Each/$8,500 Both
Ensure your message is received and in the hands of all attendees. Includes exclusive branding on registration bag and opportunity to include one promotional insert. Inserts are to be produced and shipped at cost to sponsor and subject to approval by ASDA.

Badges and lanyards are a great way to achieve maximum visibility for your company - every attendee will be wearing one!
Mobile App Banner Ad - $2,500 & Mobile App Alert - $1,500
Last year every registered attendee used the mobile app, and our sponsored banner ads received thousands of impressions.

Reserve a rotating banner ad which links to your website or your organization's exhibitor profile in the app. Or choose a 140-character alert that will appear in attendees' notifications and take them to an outside URL or your organization;s exhibitor profile.
Attendee Email - $1,500
Let ASDA support your efforts to follow-up with students you visit with during our program. Securing a post-conference email to our registered attendees offers you 100% creative freedom to creaft a message we send out on your behalf. Limited availability; first-come, first-served assignment.
Registration Bag Insert - $1,250
All attendees receive registration material when they arrive - your message is reaching each attendee through sponsorship of an insert in the registration bag. Inserts are to be produced and shipped at cost to sponsor.