Promotional Support Opportunities

PLENARY SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM ( NON-CME)

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  • Support of an Industry Symposium in a Plenary Hall, up to 90 minutes, program subject to the approval of the Meeting Scientific Committee.
  • Opportunity to organise an Official Industry Symposium in a Plenary Hall, up to 90 minutes - Available slots coming soon
  • (Program subject to the approval by the Meeting Scientific Committee)
  • Includes: hall rental, standard audio/visual equipment, display table
  • Permission to use the phrase: “Official Industry Symposium of IGCS 2018”
  • Symposium Program will be included in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Program (subject to receipt by publishing deadline)
  • ​​Industry Symposium will be indicated in the program as: Industry Supported Symposium (not included in the main event CME/CPD credit offering, please refer to the Industry Support and Exhibition Section for more information).
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the programme, on the event website,  mobile application and with signage during the event.

The supporting company in addition to the support fee must cover all speakers’ expenses including registration, accommodation and travel expenses. This also applies in case the speakers have already been invited by the event organisers.

PARALLEL SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM ( NON-CME)

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  • Support of an Industry Symposium in a Parallel Hall, up to 90 minutes, program subject to the approval of the Meeting Scientific Committee.
  • Opportunity to organise an Official Industry Symposium in a Plenary Hall, up to 90 minutes - Available slots coming soon 
  • (Program subject to the approval by the Meeting Scientific Committee)
  • Includes: hall rental, standard audio/visual equipment, display table
  • Permission to use the phrase: “Official Industry Symposium of IGCS 2018”
  • Symposium Program will be included in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Program (subject to receipt by publishing deadline)
  • ​​Industry Symposium will be indicated in the program as: Industry Supported Symposium (not included in the main event CME/CPD credit offering, please refer to the Industry Support and Exhibition Section for more information).
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the programme, on the event website,  mobile application and with signage during the event.

The supporting company in addition to the support fee must cover all speakers’ expenses including registration, accommodation and travel expenses. This also applies in case the speakers have already been invited by the event organisers.


For the above Symposium options, the following applies:
• Satellite Symposia are offered to industry as non-CME commercial/promotional sessions and are allocated on a “first-come, first-served” basis. 
• Supporting companies are free to choose topics, invite speakers, and control content. However, topic and program are subject to approval by the scientific committee.
• Under current regulations, ESPID strongly discourages industry-employed speakers in the supported symposia. Exceptions are occasionally made where a clear and well-argued case is made that a particular speaker would be the best person for a particular topic within the structure and content of the symposium proposed.
• In case the scientific committee does not approve the Satellite Symposia program, each party will be entitled to cancel the Satellite Symposium booking without paying any penalty for the cancellation or for any damages caused by the cancellation to the other party. Accordingly upon such cancellation, neither of the parties will have any claims, demands or suits towards the other.
• The company, in addition to the support fee, must cover all speaker expenses, including registration fees, accommodation and travel expenses. This also applies in the case where the speakers have already been invited by the event organisers.
• Satellite Symposium will be indicated in the program as: Industry Supported Session- (not included in the main event CME/CPD credit offering – please refer to the Industry Support and Exhibition section for more information).”



Meeting BAGS

​Supporter will provide funding of the meeting bags.

  • The bag will bear the Supporter’s logo and the Meeting logo
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program, on the event website,  mobile application and with signage during the event.

* The bag must be approved by the organizing committee in advance.



meeting LANYARDS

Opportunity to place company logo on the lanyards. The Organizing Committee will select the type and design of the lanyards. The support entitlements are as follows:

  • Supporter’s logo to be printed on the lanyards
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the programme, on the event website, mobile application and with signage during the event.

WI-FI LANDING PAGE

​Wireless Network Provision: Delegates wishing to access the internet via their own laptop/ smartphone may do so by using the Meeting Wi-Fi. Supporter of this piece of technology will receive strong visibility during the meeting. 

  • An initial branded splash screen will bear the supporter logo and company name. The card will be distributed with the congress material.
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the programme, on the event website, mobile application and with signage during the event.


EXECUTIVE LOUNGE

Facilities will be available at the venue for speakers and members of the organizing committee. Hospitality provided will be in compliance with all relevant industry codes. 

  • Company’s logo on signage at the entrance to the executive lounge
  • Opportunity to provide company’s mouse pad at each workstation
  • Opportunity to display company logo on screensavers 
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program, on the event website, mobile application and with signage during the event.





HOSPITALITY SUITES/ MEETING ROOMS

An opportunity to hire a room at the Conference venue that may be used as a Hospitality Suite or Meeting Room. Supporter will be able to host and entertain its guests throughout the Conference. Supporters will have the option to order catering and AV equipment at an additional cost. 
Hospitality provided will be in compliance with all relevant industry codes and compliance guidelines.

  • Opportunity to brand the hospitality suite
  • Acknowledgement on directional signage outside suite


WELCOME NETWORKING RECEPTION

SPEAKERS’ READY ROOM

Supporter will have the opportunity to promote itself through a networking reception on the first evening to which all registered attendees are invited. Hospitality and any activities provided will be in compliance with all relevant industry codes.
  • Supporter’s logo on sign at the entrance to the Welcome Reception
  • Opportunity to provide items bearing company logo for use at the event
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the programme, on the event website, mobile application and with signage during the event.


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Facilities will be available at the Conference Centre for speakers and abstract presenters to check their presentations.

  • The Supporter’s name/or company logo will appear on all signs for this room
  • Opportunity to display Supporter’s logo on screensavers at each workstation
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program, on the event website, mobile application and with signage during the event.

COFFEE BREAK

​Coffee will be served during breaks in the exhibition area.
  • Opportunity to have a display of company’s logo at the catering points located within the exhibit area 
  • Opportunity to provide items bearing company logo for use during the supported break
  • Support will be recognized in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the program, on the event website, mobile application and with signage during the event.

PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL

​Inclusion of promotional material, such as a bookmark or one page flyer, in the brochure racks. Material should be provided by Supporter and approved by the Secretariat.


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