Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

SDMS Annual Conference Hands-On Scanning

Give conference attendees an opportunity to interact with your equipment and software by sponsoring a popular hands-on scanning session at the 2023 SDMS Annual Conference. To be eligible to host a Hands-On Scanning Workshop, your organization must be an exhibitor or sponsor of the 2023 SDMS Annual Conference.

​6 Opportunities  |  ​​$8,000 each
Available Dates/Times:
  • Thursday, September 21, 2023:
    10:10 am–12:00 pm — Sold to Canon Medical Systems —
    1:30–3:20 pm — Sold to Canon Medical Systems —
  • Friday, September 22, 2023:
    11:20 am–1:10 pm — Sold to Philips Healthcare —
    3:10 pm–5:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 23, 2023:
    11:20 am–1:10 pm — Sold to ​Philips Healthcare —
    3:10 pm–5:00 pm
Room Capacity:

The designated meeting room can normally hold 748 individuals with a theater style set up or 432 individuals with a classroom style set up, with audio-visual equipment. Final capacity will depend on your company’s preferred room setup with equipment for scanning.

SDMS CME Credit Offering (optional):
The workshop must consist of a minimum 30-minute didactic component (structured lessons that focus on lectures) with the remaining time dedicated to all participants having the opportunity to scan. No more than 10% of the workshop can be equipment- or commercial entity-specific. The company will be responsible for completing a “lecture single-offering” application through the SDMS CME Management System (application fees will be waived) to issue SDMS CME credit to attendees.

SDMS ​will Provide:
  • Meeting room space; company has the flexibility of setting up the room as desired
  • Audio-visual equipment, including a 11.25’x20’ screen, projector, podium microphone, and riser; sponsors may request additional audio-visual equipment at their own expense
  • Description of the Hands-On Scanning Workshop in the official SDMS Annual Conference schedule, including the conference app
  • Publicity of the Hands-On Scanning Workshop to conference attendees via email
  • Promotion of your company name and/or logo displayed on signage and ancillary materials throughout the conference
Vendor Responsibilities:
  • Provide scanning equipment sufficient to accommodate the desired number of attendees (determined by the company)
  • Manage the sign-up process (in advance) and attendance process (onsite)*
  • Provide the SDMS with the details of your workshop to ensure accurate publicity of your session (form to be provided for completion)
  • Work with the hotel on room set-up and capacity limits
* Process (and all marketing materials) must notify registrants that they are required to be registered as a conference attendee to participate in your company’s hands-on scanning session.

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The SDMS is committed to promoting and implementing ongoing improvements to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the diagnostic medical sonography profession (SDMS Board Policy: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion [B.5.1]). The SDMS encourages participating exhibitors, vendors, and sponsors to support efforts to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion in their outreach.