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

 
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40421585613_3049e4b7c9_nSponsorship 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) 
Welcome Reception Sponsor - $25,000 (exclusive)
Be the first to welcome all attendees to the Annual Session during the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, March 4 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 - $25,000 (exclusive)
Sponsor the President’s Gala on Saturday, March 7 from 6 – 11 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 2019-20 national leaders (nearly 50 students)
  • Invitation to join attendees for dinner
  • 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 6 from 6 – 8 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.  
  • Opportunity to address 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
The Focal Point Sponsorship - $20,000
This popular conference feature provides free professional headshots to student attendees and an exclusive point of interaction between these students and the sponsor. The lounge includes a professional photographer with backdrop and seating for students as they wait to take their photo. Attendees will receive their printed and digital headshot immediately following the conclusion of the conference via email. ASDA takes care of setting up the lounge, reserving the photographer and launching the photo information to members. Sponsor is invited to staff the lounge during open hours on Friday between 7 a.m. – 3:15 p.m and Saturday between 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Included:
  • Logo watermark on photos provided to students. 
  • Logo recognition on the website where photos will be hosted post-conference.  Information on headshots will also be included in our pre-event promotions and post-event all-attendee wrap up email. 
  • Exclusive opportunity to staff the lounge space and include any display, signage or activity set-up programs to support networking with students during open lounge times. The lounge will be located in a high-traffic area in the center of all conference programming.  
  • Exclusive recognition on all lounge marketing promotions (signage, emails, website and mobile app alerts).
Conference Keynote Sponsorship - $20,000
Like our opening presenter, make the first and most dynamic impression of all at Annual Session through support of the Opening Keynote in Thursday, March 5 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m..

Opportunity includes:
  • Two exhibit booths in a premium location with up to six exhibitor badges
  • Large-scale branding exposure on main stage
  • 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
  • Email to attendees post-event
The Hub Sponsorship - $20,000

Attendees need a place to take a break and meet up with new connections in an informal welcoming environment. Centrally located in the heart of the conference space, the Connections Lounge will be attendees go-to place to relax, bond over refreshment breaks and regroup for the next activity. Open on Thursday - Saturday throughout the entire program, your team will benefit from optimal traffic, branding opportunities and a place to make connections one on one and in small groups. Every time they enter the Connections Lounge, they’ll be reminded of your support! 

Included:

  • Opportunity to staff lounge with unlimited number of representatives
  • Opportunity to provide marketing and promotional materials to display in the lounge (i.e. brochures, postcards, napkins, coffee sleeves, etc.…)
  • Two exhibit booths during dental expo in a premium location with up to 6 exhibitor badges

  • One mobile app banner ad to run throughout entire program

  • Four 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

  • Email to registered attendees pre- and post- conference

Platinum Sponsorship - $18,500
Opportunity includes:
  • One 60-minute breakout session
  • 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)
  • Opportunity to provide one display ad to be featured during house of delegates and keynote sessions.
Gold Sponsorship - $16,500
Opportunity includes:
  • Featured two-page sponsored content spread and digital enhancement to appear in March issue of Contour
  • 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
Refreshment Break Sponsor - $15,500
Refreshment breaks provide a great opportunity for attendees to network and socialize in a relaxed environment. One sponsor has the exclusive opportunity to host four breaks on Thursday - Saturday putting your brand in full view of student attendees. Sponsorship includes exclusive identification as the refreshment break sponsor on signage and in the app, registration bag insert, three mobile app alerts, branded napkins for each break time and two exhibit booths during Thursday's dental expo. 

Available breaks:
Thursday, March 5: 9 - 9:30 a.m. & 3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Friday, March 6: 11 - 11:15 a.m. & 3 - 3:15 p.m.
Saturday, March 7: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 - 3 p.m. (Immediately following ASDA presidential election results)
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)
  • One email to attendees 
  • 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)
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.
Registration Bag & Badge/Lanyard - $7,500 each
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!
Room Drop - $5,000
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.
Lunch Room Drop - $2,500
Take advantage of a break in the program and our team will place a brochure, postcard, or any type of marketing material at each attendees seat during the lunch break on Friday and Saturday. This exclusive opportunity available to one sponsor on each day puts your message in front of a student audience hungry to learn more! 
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.