Feb. 22–25, 2018 | Greater Columbus Convention Center | Columbus, Ohio

sponsor opportunities

Benefits

All sponsors receive recognition in the following marketing pieces:
  • Registration* and On-Site programs
  • Two issues of the OVMA newletter, The Observer (one pre-** and one post-MVC)
  • Listing in the online sponsor feature of the MVC website
  • Event-specific signage and promotions
  • MVC Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds
  • MVC mobile app
  • Conference Proceedings**
  • Interactive exhibitor profile in mobile app with pin drop (if exhibiting)
  • 1 Appreciation Point per $1,000 of sponsorship

*If sponsorship commitment made by Oct. 1.
**If sponsorship commitment made by Dec. 1

Participation Levels

Sponsors enjoy additional benefits depending on their sponsorship level, including:

Platinum

Invest $25,000 or more
• One set of pre- and post-MVC mailing labels
• Full-page ad in Registration and On-Site programs
• Place in New Product Showcase

Gold

Invest $10,000–$24,999
• One set of pre-MVC mailing labels
• Half-page ad in Registration and On-Site programs
• Place in New Product Showcase

Silver

Invest $5,000–$9,999
• One set of pre-MVC mailing labels
• Quarter-page ad in Registration and On-Site programs
• Place in New Product Showcase

Bronze

Invest  up to $4,999
• Notebook ad in On-Site Program

Sponsorship Opportunities

Educational

CE & Lab Support
• Logo on the agenda grid and session room signage
• Logo/company name on the podium placard
• Track sponsors are also given the opportunity to provide Session Moderator(s)
• Track sponsors also receive recognition in a promotional slide displayed in session rooms as attendees arrive and take their seats.
• Track sponsors may ask one question in post-event feedback survey for attendees of sponsored sessions.
• Hands-on lab sponsors receive recognition in confirmation email for lab participants.

• Investment:
$3,000 (full 6-hour track)
$1,750 (half track)
$3,000 (educational grant)
$3,000 (6-hour lab)
$1,750 (3-hour lab)
Loan or donation: Equipment/Supplies

View CE Program


Mobile & Connectivity

Wi-Fi Connectivity
• Provide free Internet access for attendees in the convention center
• Designate login information to promote your company
• Logo on promotional signage and user log-in page
• Recognition in attendee confirmation emails
• Recognition on attendee badge
• Investment: SOLD

MVC Mobile App
• Logo displayed on splash screen and in all mobile app promotions
• Recognition in attendee confirmation emails
• Company icon on home screen and feature within app
• Interactive exhibitor profile with pin drop (if exhibiting)
• Three 15-second banner ads in app
• Recognition on attendee badge
• Investment: SOLD

Charging Tables
• 3-foot round or 6-foot rectangle table with chairs
• Tabletop sponsor decal with logo
• Recognition in attendee confirmation emails
• Investment: SOLD

Meals & Refreshments

MVC Sunday Lunch
• Logo on event-specific signage
• Logo on print, online and digital event promotion
• Opportunity to introduce speaker (Premier Sponsor only)
• Opportunity to greet 400 attendees at event
• Investment: SOLD

Morning Coffee Station
• Logo on event-specific signage
• Recognition in online, digital and printed marketing materials
• Investment: $4,000/day

Hydration Stations
• Logo on four water coolers in convention center during all four days of MVC
• Investment: $3,000

Speaker Meals
• Logo in speaker confirmation emails
• Recognition in Speaker Dining Room
• Logo on all on-site event signage
• Company exposure to 120+ MVC speakers
• Investment: $2,000/day

Want to create your own custom sponsorship package? Contact us to get started.

Attendee Items

Conference Proceedings Flash Drive
• Given to every attendee to take home and refer to in the future
• Company logo on flash drive
• Company feature and website link included with proceedings
• Designate user login and password for online access
• Recognition in attendee confirmation emails
• Investment: SOLD

Attendee Name Badge
• Sponsor graphic on bottom third on back of badge.
• One available.
• Discount for Platinum and Gold sponsor (please inquire)
• Investment: $5,000

In-Kind Donations
• Conference Lanyards or Conference Pens
• Company name and logo on items provided to attendees
• Investment: SOLD

Social & Networking

Veterinary Exploration Conference
• Logo on event-specific signage
• Logo on print, online and digital event promotions
• Opportunity to greet 100+ attendees at event
• Opportunity to introduce speaker
• Investment: SOLD

Connection Corner: Student/DVM Networking Lunch
• Logo on on-site event signage
• Logo on print, online and digital event promotions
• Logo and company name on podium placard
• Logo on DVM roster given to participants
• Opportunity to place sponsor brochures on lunch tables
• Opportunity to greet 150 student and DVM participants
• Investment: $5,000 (premier) $2,500 (contributing)

Student Appreciation Reception
• Logo on on-site event signage
• Logo on print, online and digital event promotions
• Opportunity to greet attendees at event
• Opportunity to introduce keynote speaker
• Investment: SOLD

Additional Marketing Opportunities

Increase your exposure with a variety of marketing add-ons. But don't wait: Quantities are limited and will sell out fast!

Advertising

Registration Program
• Circulation: 16,500
• Deadline: Oct. 2, 2017
• Sizes available: Quarter-, Half-, and Full-Page
• From $500

Attendee Confirmation Email
• Circulation: Appx. 4,500 (sent to all attendees upon registration)
• Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017
• Size: 125px by 125px

On-Site Program
• Circulation: 6,000+
• Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018
• Sizes available: Notebook, Quarter-, Half-, and Full-Page
• From $200

Mobile App

Banner Ads
• 3- or 6-second ad
• Rotates throughout entire mobile app
• Seen by all app users
• From $500

Attendee Game Challenge
• Create your own photo-based challenge to encourage attendees to interact with your brand
• Attendees earn points to compete for prizes
• From $100 

New Product Showcase

• Display your item on a pedestal table, along with any marketing materials or pamphlets.

• Signage will direct attendees to your booth to learn more.

• Only products that have been introduced or modified within the preceding 12 months, please.

• Complimentary with a $5,000+ sponsorship commitment

• $200 (without sponsorship)

Exhibit Hall Passport

• You supply a photo-based challenge to appear in the mobile app passport. Be creative!

• For instance, you could ask attendees to take a picture of your company's newest pet food on display in the New Product Showcase, take a selfie with a company rep, or post a photo of something they like in your booth.

• Attendees post the photos, which appear in the MVC's social and mobile app feeds for everyone to see.

• Attendees who complete all 20 challenges are entered in a raffle for fabulous prizes, compliments of your company!

•$200

SOLD OUT!

You might also be interested in:
Attendee Game Challenge (see "Mobile App" at left)

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