GRANT & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Gain recognition for your organization by becoming a Western sponsor.

The following list of options offers an extensive selection of choices that increase your company’s:

Recognition - Create and reinforce name recognition for your company and its products and/or services with the podiatric medical community.
Visibility - The Western’s tremendous popularity and high visibility create the perfect venue for increasing sales and enhancing corporate image.
Impact - Be part of the evolution of podiatric medicine by showcasing your cutting edge products and services.

Educational Grants

  • Educational grants are used to fund California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) continuing medical education programs CME).
  • CME program grant estimates include the total estimated costs for the specific program, i.e. content development, full speaker coordination, promotion, administrative costs, signage, supplies, audiovisual, CME accreditation fees, etc. These unrestricted educational grants are negotiated on an individual basis depending on the CME program, i.e. general session lecture or track, hands-on workshops, etc. Please contact Andrea Carrick for more information.
  • CPMA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medical education.
  • All programs are developed and coordinated by the CPMA Scientific and Education Committee.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Lunch $35,000
(3 days available) 

In order to increase and maintain high traffic in the exhibit hall, lunches have been scheduled in the hall.  Lunchtime is the crest of exhibit hall activity, and your sponsorship will provide your company the greatest exposure and visibility. Your company’s name and/or logo will be featured on signage in the refreshment area, on-site conference guide and elsewhere throughout the meeting.

Continental Breakfast $10,000
(3 days available)

Continental breakfasts are scheduled daily in the exhibit hall to promote traffic. The sponsoring company’s name and/or logo will be featured on signage in the refreshment area and elsewhere throughout the meeting.

Conference Tote/Backpack $17,500 
The sponsoring company’s name and/or logo will be placed on these very popular items given to all Western attendees. One piece of your advertising may be placed in the conference tote bag.

Lanyard Badge Holders $7,500
The sponsoring company's name and/or logo will be printed on the lanyard. Attendees wear these badges throughout the entire meeting.

Refreshment Break $7,500
(3 days available)

Afternoon refreshment breaks are scheduled daily in the exhibit hall. The sponsoring company’s name and/or logo will be featured on signage in the refreshment area and elsewhere throughout the meeting.

Online Registration $5,000
Visibility is everywhere!  Start catching the attention of the attendees while they are registering for the conference online. Your company logo will appear at the beginning and end of the online registration process with a link to your website.

Mobile Application $3,500

Put your company's logo in the hands of the attendees and exhibitors. Your company will be advertised in a prominent banner on the mobile conference guide.

Western eHandouts $3,500
Exclusive opportunity to advertise on the Western eHandouts page where attendees will download educational materials. This will feature your company’s logo with a link to your website.

Pens $2,500 
The sponsoring company’s name and/or logo and booth number will be printed on stylus pens that are given out to all attendees.

Recognition Levels of Total Support

Total support for educational grants and/or sponsorship funding will be recognized by the level of overall support at the Western Foot and Ankle Conference.

  Platinum
$50,000
Diamond
$25,000
Gold
$15,000
Silver
$10,000 
Bronze
$5,000
Copper
$2,500
Booth(s)  Quad Island 2 booths on Sponsor Aisle 50% discount on prime corner booth on Sponsor Aisle 25% discount on standard corner booth 10% discount on standard in-line booth
Presidential level CPMA Corporate Membership 50% discount 25% discount
Advertisement in The Western Conference Guide Full page, prominently placed 4-color 1/2 page, 4-color, premium position 1/2 page 4-color 1/4 page 4-color
Door drop
One 8 1/2" x 11" piece of collateral material in registration packets
Sky banner
PDF of pre-registration mailing labels            
PDF of post-registration mailing labels
Visibility in the onsite Conference Guide, announcements and other conference material
Signs of recognition displayed throughout the conference area
Recognition in the California Podiatric Physician magazine (circulation of over 1,500)  4 issues  2 issues 2 issues  2 issues  2 issues