Maximize Your Presence at APhA2014!

Expand your marketing reach during and after the meeting with these support opportunities from APhA. For more information, contact Steve Mankofsky at 202-223-7198. All support opportunities are listed below.

Advertising

Pharmacy Today, JAPhA, and Student Pharmacist will be distributed at APhA2014. Pharmacy Today APhA2014 Edition, the official APhA2014 publication, is distributed to meeting attendees and posted online in Pharmacy Today's digital reader. Exhibitors at APhA2014 can achieve high-targeted exposure at low advertising page rates.

Advertisers in Pharmacy Today (March issue) and Pharmacy Today APhA2014 Edition are eligible for combo advertising discount rates.

For publication advertising, contact John Loughran at 215-292-4112 or Sima Sherman at 610-529-0322. For recruitment advertising, contact Traci Peppers at 212-633-3766.

Awards

APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Pharmacy Management $5000
This award recognizes significant or sustained contributions in the area of pharmacy management and the encouragement of others to pursue scholarly activities and practical pharmacy research that has had a significant impact on the quality of patient care and/or cost containment.

APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Pharmacy Practice $5000
This award recognizes significant or sustained contributions to pharmacy practice through the development and/or implementation of an innovative, original pharmacy program or service.

APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Service $5000
This award recognizes significant or sustained contributions in the area of service at the community, their state, or the national level. Service activities would include community service, service to the profession, and service to APhA. Nominees would have mentored and inspired individuals to participate in service activities and through their leadership have contributed to the development of future advocates for the profession.

APhA-APRS Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical Sciences $5000
This award recognizes outstanding meritorious achievement in the pharmaceutical sciences. Contributions that are recognized by this award in 2014 will be in the areas of clinical sciences, which develop knowledge and integrate the process of science into the profession of pharmacy.

APhA Pharmacy Management Excellence Award $10,000
This premier award is intended to recognize an APhA member in any practice setting who has distinguished himself/herself and the profession by sustained outstanding performance and achievement in the area of pharmacy management.

Community Pharmacy Residency Program Excellence in Precepting Award $5000
This award recognizes a community pharmacy residency director or preceptor who has demonstrated excellence in precepting, mentoring, leadership, and community pharmacy residency program administration.

General Support

Shuttle Buses — $10,000 per bus/$50,000 exclusive (6 buses)*
Meeting shuttle buses will be wrapped with a semi-transparent film containing your advertising message.
Buses will run every 10-15 minutes for a minimum of 15 hours on Friday and 12 hours Saturday, Sunday
and Monday. Buses will alternate routes to provide maximum visibility of your message.
*Company is responsible for production and installation/removal fees.

Final Program $40,000
Single-sponsorship of the APhA2014 Final Program includes a 4-color ad on the back cover. The Final Program will be distributed to all attendees and contains all information for navigating APhA2014.

Mobile Application
-Gold Level: 1 available
-Silver Level: 1 available

APhA's interactive smartphone application offers useful features including session and event schedules, exhibitor listings, interactive exhibit floor plan, Annual Meeting alerts, and social media interaction. Various packages are available.

APhA TV Features Profiles
New Media News TV in partnership with the American Pharmacists Association is producing APhA TV for broadcast at APhA2014. The program will have feature profiles on select organizations in academia and the commercial sector highlighting innovation, new technology, and excellence in service and supply in community pharmacy, pharmacy education, and pharmaceutical science. All content will be produced, filmed and edited by the New Media News/APhA TV film crew to national broadcast quality standards. Please contact project director Danny Cohen for more information and pricing.

Cyber Café  Supported
Located in the registration area, computer stations provide your company with recognition in the Final Program, a banner at the Cyber Café, and link to home page on computer screens. Supporter may provide customized mousepads if desired.

Opening Reception in the Exposition $25,000
Your company will be the center of attention as we kick off APhA2014 with the Opening Reception on the exhibit floor. Don't miss your opportunity to stand out from the crowd by supporting the signature networking event of APhA2014!

Registration Bags Supported
Receive prominent company recognition with your logo and the APhA2014 logo imprinted on a high-quality registration bag. Registration bags are distributed to each meeting attendee and can be used throughout the year.

Presentation Theaters $21,000 (9 presentation slots; 3 available)
The Presentation Theaters provide a forum to present information on your company, specific products, practice topics and therapeutic areas by company-designated presenters. Take advantage of this opportunity to create and deliver a customized event to this key audience. Download the Presentation Theater Brochure and Contract.

APhA Support Package $15,000
APhA's Support Package includes the following high profile events at APhA2014:

  • APhA2014 In Recognition of Excellence Awards Booklet — Widely distributed through print and electronic vehicles, this booklet offers excellent exposure. The booklet provides background information on award recipients, award descriptions, and recognizes award supporters.
  • APhA Closing Reception — Held on the evening of the last day of APhA2014, this 2-hour reception offers food and entertainment to celebrate the closing of another great meeting! The APhA Closing Reception is one of the most-attended social events and provides you with a final opportunity to highlight your company's support while APhA attendees enjoy a lighter fare and network with their colleagues and peers.

Web Site Banner $15,000
The APhA website (www.aphameeting.org) is the primary marketing vehicle for APhA2014; with 285,000 page views in 2013, this sole-supporter advertising vehicle provides a tremendous opportunity for exposure. Recognition includes animated banner on the home page hyperlinked to supporter's website.

Lapel Pins Supported
Another traffic builder! An ad in the APhA2014 Final Program and on the APhA2014 App directs attendees to supporter's booth to receive their 4-color APhA2014 lapel pin. Supporter's logo is printed on the pin card.

Relaxation Station  Supported
Attendees must visit supporter's booth to receive a ticket in order to receive their "complimentary" back massage. Support includes signage with the company name and booth number at the massage station and a promotional sign in supporter's booth. The massage station is located near registration and the exhibit hall entrance.

Hotel Key Cards  Supported
This in-demand support opportunity provides an exclusive entry to added value, check-in to check-out.

Lanyards Supported
Supporter's name printed on a color lanyard that all attendees and exhibitors receive with the APhA2014 badge.

Aisle Signs  Supported
7 aisles/2 signs per aisle.

Poster Session Refreshment Break $6,000
Encourage poster session viewing by supporting a refreshment break. Attendees can have a snack, utilizing supporter-provided napkins imprinted with logo if desired.

Escalator Decals $5,000 each
Get your message in front of APhA2014 attendees as they travel the Convention Center.

Recharging Stations $5,000 each
Your company's video message will be on a continuous loop at each recharging station while APhA2014 attendees power-up their smart phones, laptops, and other wireless devices.

Big Money Prize Contest  Supported
Attendees will have their Big Money Prize Contest tickets stamped at participating exhibitors' booths and turned into the Primary Supporter's booth. Prizes valued at $100 each. Primary supporter's name and logo will be displayed prominently on the Big Money Prize ticket — providing excellent visibility!

Column Wraps $5,000 each
Supporter message will be delivered to attendees at the convention shuttle drop off/pick up area. Wrap measures 115" x 81" per wrap.

Lighted Logos $5,000 each
Logos shine on floors or walls of the convention center.

Door Drops $4,000 each
A convenient exhibitor marketing tool that delivers your promotional materials, symposia announcements, etc. directly to the hotel rooms of attendees. Door Drops are an effective way of reaching your prospects and giving them an opportunity to plan which exhibitors they need to visit. Dropped at all six official hotels, approximately 2,500 rooms. Sign up for your Door Drop today.

Exhibitor Suites $4,000 for 10x10/$8,000 for 20x20
Arrange for exclusive meeting space in the Exhibit Hall with Exhibitor Suites — quiet, convenient meeting rooms to convene staff meetings or meet with prospective clients. Exhibitor Suites are available in
various sizes and include carpet, table(s), chairs, wastebasket, cleaning fee and plant.

Skywalk Video Wall at Rosen Centre $2,000 per screen/$9,600 exclusive (6 screens)
Six screens will be displaying videos. Your message will be seen by attendees as they make their way to the convention center.

Skywalk Banner Wall at Rosen Centre $2,000 per banner/$8,000 exclusive (5 banners)
(10) 14" x 96" banners available.

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Networking Events

APhA Foundation and State Pharmacy Foundations Wine Tasting and Silent Auction $20,000
This highly-attended event is hosted to jointly benefit the APhA Foundation's Annual Fund and the state pharmacy association foundations and features a wine tasting and silent auction. A ticket is not required for attendance but a minimum donation is requested for participation in the wine tasting with food pairings. There are over 250 attendees annually at this lively event.

APhA Foundation Annual Contributors' Breakfast $10,000
This event gives the APhA Foundation the opportunity to honor its leaders and supporters. Included in the program is an update on the Foundation's key initiatives, along with an acknowledgement of award and scholarship recipients. Over 200 attendees annually.

APhA-APPM Nuclear Pharmacists Reception $8,000
This reception provides an opportunity for nuclear pharmacists to share innovations in practice and mentor student pharmacists who are considering a nuclear pharmacy specialty.

APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS Recognition Luncheon $7,500
This luncheon recognizes the leaders in the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management and the APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science. These individuals have contributed to the advancement of practice/research in their setting/field of interest.

APhA-APRS Networking Reception $5,000
This reception provides an opportunity for members who conduct research in the economic, social and administrative sciences to discuss future projects and research presented at APhA2014.

APhA Past Leadership Luncheon $6,000
This luncheon provides a briefing on the "state of APhA" to former Association volunteer leaders.

APhA Postgraduate Forum $3,000
Individuals currently in graduate programs or contemplating graduate programs will discuss issues related to postgraduate programs.

Community Pharmacy Residency Showcase and Networking Reception $17,500
The residency showcase is designed to inform pharmacy students about community pharmacy residency training opportunities in chain, supermarket and independent pharmacies. Set in an exhibit style format, information is provided about career advancing training experiences. Over 750 students participate at this event. The Networking Reception provides an opportunity for community residency program directors, preceptors, residents and students interested in community pharmacy residencies to share information and best practices. Over 125 attendees on an annual basis.

Nuclear Pharmacy Business/Breakfast Meeting $2,500
This breakfast provides information on educational programming, legislative and regulatory activities, and practice based issues impacting nuclear pharmacists.

Satellite Symposia

Satellite activities focus on pharmaceutical care and contemporary pharmacy practice issues, including disease management, legal issues, professional development, pharmaceutical science, nuclear pharmacy, and basic patient care assessment skills.

View the Satellite Symposia information or contact Stacy Berkowitz at 202-429-7578 for more information.

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Student Pharmacist and New Practitioner Network Events

APhA-ASP Welcoming Social Supported
Provides student pharmacist attendees with opportunities to meet and greet old and new friends from across the country and feel at home at the meeting. The setting provides an excellent opportunity for representatives of the supporting organization to interact with and welcome student and pharmacist attendees.

APhA-ASP Student Leadership Training Series Supported
Supports the APhA-ASP Student Leadership Training Series Workshop, advanced leadership training, and other yearly programs.

APhA-ASP General Session and Keynote Speaker Supported
The APhA-ASP Opening General Session on Saturday of the APhA Annual Meeting serves as a motivational start to student programming at the meeting. A keynote speaker presents to the students and the APhA-ASP Patient Care Projects are also awarded during this session.

APhA-ASP Awards Celebration $20,000
The APhA-ASP Awards Celebration is the exciting conclusion to APhA-ASP programing on Sunday evening. Throughout the celebration we honor those who have made a significant contribution to the profession on an individual and chapter basis. Student will leave inspired and excited about the accomplishments of the Academy.

APhA New Practitioner Network Financial Planning Strategies Workshop and New Practitioner Night on the Town $17,500
The New Practitioner Financial Planning Strategies Workshop is conducted by a certified financial planning professional. It addresses the financial issues, both short and long-term, faced by new pharmacy professionals. The Night on the Town, always a memorable Annual Meeting event, is the place to be to network with new practitioners and experience the flavor of our host city.

APhA-ASP Chapter Achievement Awards Program Supported
The APhA-ASP Chapter Achievement Awards Program was created to annually recognize outstanding awards, activities and programs of APhA-ASP Chapters. Awards are presented on Monday evening during the APhA-ASP Closing Celebration.

APhA-ASP Chapter Leadership Workshop Supported
All current chapter leaders and interested students are invited to attend this workshop focused on accountable results in volunteer organizations. Leaders will learn how to define and achieve success within their chapter through successful team communication.

APhA-ASP Chapter Membership Vice Presidents Workshop $2,500
This workshop helps future student leaders prepare for their positions as Chapter Membership Vice Presidents and provide them information and skills to assist them in leading their chapters in membership.

APhA-ASP Chapter Presidents-elect Workshop $2,500
This workshop helps future student leaders to prepare for their positions as Chapter President and provide them information and skills to assist them in leading their chapter.

APhA-ASP International Vice Presidents Workshop $2,500
This workshop helps student leaders prepare for their positions as International Vice Presidents.

APhA-ASP Communication Vice Presidents Workshop $2,500
This workshop helps student leaders prepare for their positions as Communication Vice Presidents.

APhA-ASP Finance Vice President Workshop $2,500
This workshop helps student leaders prepare for their positions as Finance Vice President. Budgeting and fundraising for chapter activities will be discussed.

APhA-ASP Becoming an Advocate for My Profession Workshop $2,500
All student pharmacists have the opportunity to influence change on a state and national level. This workshop will explore ways that students can advocate for the profession of pharmacy.

APhA-ASP Operation Diabetes Workshop Supported
Student coordinators and students interested in becoming involved with Operation Diabetes at their APhA-ASP chapter will gain insight into the goals of the program, learn about updates for the project and share their own experiences of how to successfully implement the program.

APhA-ASP Operation Heart Workshop Supported
Student coordinators and students interested in becoming involved with Operation Heart at their APhA-ASP chapter will gain insight into the goals of the program, learn about updates for the project and share their own experiences of how to successfully implement the program.

APhA-ASP Generation Rx Workshop Supported
Student coordinators and students interested in becoming involved with Generation Rx at their APhA-ASP chapter will gain insight into the goals of the program, learn about updates for the project and share their own experiences of how to successfully implement the program.

APhA-ASP Operation Immunization Workshop Supported
Student coordinators and students interested in becoming involved with Operation Immunization at their APhA-ASP chapter will gain insight into the goals of the program, learn about updates for the project and share their own experiences of how to successfully implement the program.

APhA-ASP Career Networking Roundtables $2,500
Students attending this roundtable session will learn about career opportunities from leading pharmacy practitioners from diverse practice settings.

APhA-ASP Working With Your State Association Workshop $2,500
Student coordinators and students interested in becoming involved with their state association will gain insight into the goals of chapter collaboration with state association leaders, state lobbying efforts, benefits of membership, and will share their own experiences of how to successfully work with their state pharmacy association.

APhA-ASP Chapter Advisors Workshop $2,500
Designed for APhA-ASP Chapter Advisors and Co-Advisors, this session will discuss the rigors of serving as a Chapter Advisor and staying up-to-date on APhA-ASP projects and programs.

APhA-ASP Year in the Life of Residents and Postgraduates $2,500
During this session, students will hear from residents, postgraduates, and new practitioner leaders as they share their insights and advice for life after pharmacy school.

Prelude to New Practitioner Life $5,000
This two part workshop will help final year student pharmacists make the transition from student pharmacist to life as a new practitioner. Students will learn about licensure examinations, continuing education, and what to expect their first day on the job.

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These events bring together influential pharmacists from around the country. For more information on support, contact Steve Mankofsky at 202-223-7198.

 

 

 
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