Support Opportunities

Support Opportunities

Expand your marketing reach during and after the meeting with these support opportunities from APhA. 

Advertising

Pharmacy Today, JAPhA, and Student Pharmacist are distributed at APhA2019. Pharmacy Today APhA2019 Annual Meeting Edition, the official APhA2019 publication, is distributed to meeting attendees.

For publication advertising, contact Hank Blaney at 917-691-1829 or Ron Gordon at 973-214-4374. For recruitment advertising, contact Ariel Medina at 212-633-3689.

General Support

For more information on General Support, contact John Russell at 202-429-7570.

Wifi Buyout - $35,000
The Wifi provides coverage in all APhA meeting space at the Convention Center. Supporter logo is included on the splash page when attendees connect to the Internet. Supporter is recognized throughout the event, including branded signage in APhA meeting areas. In addition, supporter is recognized on the APhA2019 Website and in the Final Program.

Final Program - $30,000
Exclusive support of the Final Program includes a 4-color ad on the back cover. The Final Program is distributed to attendees and contains information for navigating APhA2019.

Cyber Café - $25,000
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.

Presentation Theaters - $25,000 each 
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.

Headshot Café - $25,000
The Headshot Café is located on Main Street in the Convention Center. Attendees are required to visit the supporter’s booth to receive a voucher for their photo session. APhA coordinates all logistics of the Headshot Café including the presence of photographers and makeup artists, development of the voucher, and attendee traffic in the Café area.

Opening Reception in the Exposition - $20,000
Your company is the center of attention as we kick off APhA2019 with the Opening Reception in the Exposition. Don't miss your opportunity to stand out from the crowd by supporting this signature networking event!

Neck Wallets - $20,000
Neck wallets are provided to attendees with their badges. The supporter logo is prominently displayed on the front of each neck wallet and is worn by all attendees.

Registration Bags - $15,000
Receive prominent company recognition with your logo and the APhA2019 logo imprinted on a high-quality registration bag. Registration bags are distributed to each meeting attendee and can be used throughout the year.

Relaxation Station - $15,000
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 - $15,000
Put your company’s brand right into the hands of APhA2019 attendees staying at the Headquarter Hotel (Sheraton Seattle) with this exclusive opportunity.

Aisle Signs - $15,000
As attendees walk through the Exposition, they will see your company’s logo showcased on each aisle sign. This is a great way to raise visibility and keep your brand in front of attendees throughout the meeting.

Lapel Pins - $15,000
Another traffic builder! An ad in the Final Program and Meeting App directs attendees to supporter's booth to receive their 4-color APhA2019 lapel pin. Supporter's logo is printed on the pin card.

Web Site Banner - $15,000
The Annual Meeting website (www.aphameeting.org) is the primary marketing vehicle for APhA2019. With 400,000 page views in 2018, this sole-supporter advertising vehicle provides a tremendous opportunity for exposure. Recognition includes animated banner on the home page hyperlinked to supporter's website.

Charging Stations - $13,500 each
Your company's video message is on a continuous loop at each charging station while attendees power-up their smart phones, laptops, and other wireless devices.

Entrance Door Clings - $7,500
Grab the attention of attendees the minute they arrive with your company's 4-color logo and booth number prominently displayed on the exterior doors of the Convention Center. Decals are approximately 24" x 12". Fee includes production and installation.

Poster Session Refreshment Break - $5,000
Encourage poster session viewing by supporting a refreshment break. Attendees can have a snack, utilizing supporter-provided napkins imprinted with logo if desired.

Mobile App Alerts – starting at $1,000 each
Reach attendees instantly with a mobile alert through the Mobile App. At APhA2018, 93% of the attendees downloaded the App. Send an alert to invite attendees to your booth to generate traffic, promote a booth giveaway, or demo your product.

  • Pre-Show Alert - $1,000 each
  • On-Site Alert - $1,250 each
  • Post-Show Alert - $1,500 each
  • Special Bundle Price that includes all three: $3,000

Live Education and Enduring Activities

More than 80% of participants come to the APhA Annual Meeting to attend continuing education sessions — enduring educational activities extend that reach. For more information on Live Education and Enduring Activities, contact Steve Mankofsky at 202-223-7198.

Practice 

For more information on Practice support, contact Steve Mankofsky at 202-223-7198.

Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program Directors and Preceptors Open Forum - $5,000
Program directors and preceptors can discuss the APhA/ASHP PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Accreditation Standard, the matching program, centralized application process, and other important community-based residency training opportunities and challenges. More than 125 directors and preceptors attend this forum. This program is conducted in collaboration with ASHP.

Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program Residents Open Forum - $5,000
Community-based pharmacy residents can share peer-to-peer experiences, discuss residency training opportunities and challenges, and network. More than 125 CPRP residents attend this forum.

Community-based Pharmacy Residency Networking Reception - $5,000
This reception recognizes the recipient of the APhA Community Pharmacy Residency Excellence in Precepting Award and provides an opportunity for program directors, preceptors, and residents to network.

Joint NANP and APhA-APPM Nuclear Pharmacists Reception - $14,000
This reception provides nuclear pharmacists an opportunity to share and recognize innovations in practice and to mentor student pharmacists considering a specialty in nuclear pharmacy practice.

APhA-APPM Nuclear Pharmacists’ Breakfast and SIG Business Meeting - $5,000
This breakfast provides information on educational programming, legislative and regulatory activities, practice-based issues impacting nuclear pharmacy practice, and networking opportunities with colleagues and leaders. The APhA-APPM William H. Briner Distinguished Achievement Award in Nuclear Pharmacy Practice is presented.

Community Pharmacy Residency Showcase and Networking Reception - $10,000
The Residency Showcase informs 750 pharmacy students about community pharmacy residency training opportunities in chain, supermarket, and independent pharmacies. Information is provided about career-advancing training experiences in a table-top exhibit format. The Networking Reception provides an opportunity for 125 community residency program directors, preceptors, residents, and students interested in community pharmacy residencies to share information and best practices. 

APhA-APPM Pharmacy Management Excellence Award - Recommend $2,500
This premier award recognizes 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.

APhA Community Pharmacy Residency Program Excellence in Precepting Award - $1,500
This award recognizes a community pharmacy residency director or preceptor who has demonstrated excellence in precepting, mentoring, leadership, and community pharmacy residency program administration.

APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Awards - $5,000
These awards recognize individuals who have made a significant or sustained contribution to pharmacy practice and have advanced the missions of APhA and APhA-APPM. Up to two recognitions are presented each year, and the individual awards are as follows: Distinguished Achievement in Pharmacy Practice, Distinguished Achievement in Pharmacy Management, and Distinguished Achievement in Service. In any given year, one or two awards are presented in any combination as determined by the APhA-APPM Awards Committee.

APhA-APRS Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical Sciences - $2,500
This award recognizes outstanding meritorious achievement in the pharmaceutical sciences. Contributions that are recognized are in the areas of clinical sciences, which develop knowledge and integrate the process of science into the profession of pharmacy.

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

APhA Special Interest Group Meet-Up - $2,500
This new event for 2019 focuses on bringing the leaders and members of APhA-APPM’s 10 Special Interests Groups (SIGs) together to celebrate the SIGs’ successes and generate interest in activities for the coming year. The 200+ people in attendance are expected to be some of the most enthusiastic members and up-and-coming leaders of APhA.

APhA Fellow Recognition and Networking Luncheon - $10,000
APhA Fellows have the opportunity to network with their colleagues during this luncheon. Newly selected 2019 APhA Fellows are recognized.

Satellite Symposia

You’ll find unparalleled access to pharmacists nationwide at APhA2018. Conduct a Satellite Symposium to highlight important patient care activities and increase the visibility of your initiatives among practicing pharmacists and key decision makers.