Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

 
2024 SDMS Virtual Conference April 19-21, 2024
RESERVE OPPORTUNITY Held in the spring, the SDMS Virtual Conference is a travel-free, online-only learning experience that enables sonographers, sonography students, and physicians from around the world to network and learn. In addition to earning SDMS CME credits, the educational program provides attendees with knowledge and skills in new sonographic techniques, diagnostic accuracy, enhancements of sonographic instrumentation, and practice management strategies.

Event Date: April ​19 – ​2​1, 202​4
Friday Sponsor  |  Exclusive Opportunity  |  $3,000

Sign up to be listed as an exclusive sponsor for Friday. Your company name and/or logo will be prominently displayed on the Virtual Conference template and on promotions for that day.

Tracks Scheduled for Friday:
  • Management
  • Leadership
Saturday Sponsor  |  Exclusive Opportunity  |  $3,000

Sign up to be listed as an exclusive sponsor for Saturday. Your company name and/or logo will be prominently displayed on the Virtual Conference template and on promotions for that day.

Tracks Scheduled for Saturday:
  • OB/GYN
  • Cardiac
Sunday Sponsor  |  Exclusive Opportunity  |  $3,000

Sign up to be listed as an exclusive sponsor for Sunday. Your company name and/or logo will be prominently displayed on the Virtual Conference template and on promotions for that day.

Tracks Scheduled for Sunday:
  • Vascular
  • Abdominal+

Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • Opportunity to run a 2-minute video advertisement during the breaks for sponsored day
  • Company logo featured on Virtual Conference track templates for sponsored day
  • Company information (i.e., logo, name, description, contact information) listed on vendor directory page
  • Link to your video advertisement included on your vendor directory listing
  • Verbal company recognition at the beginning and end of your sponsored day
  • Verbal company recognition during the Virtual Conference welcome message
  • Written company recognition showcased via the “chat feature” during your sponsored day
  • Company recognition on all targeted email campaigns distributed up to 60,000 recipients
  • Company recognition on Virtual Conference website landing page
  • Company recognition included in event recording email sent to all registrants after the Virtual Conference
  • Social media post (verbiage provided by sponsor, and approved and posted by the SDMS)
  • Four (4) complimentary registration codes
Session Break  |  ​6 Unique Opportunities  |  $​1,500 each

Showcase your company during a session break to be played all three conference dates.

Sponsorship Benefits Include:
  • Opportunity to include a 1-minute video advertisement (will be run once on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
  • Company information (i.e., logo, name, description, contact information) listed on vendor directory page
  • Verbal company recognition during the Virtual Conference welcome message
  • Company recognition on all targeted email campaigns distributed up to 60,000 recipients
  • Company recognition on Virtual Conference website landing page
  • Company recognition included in event recording email sent to all registrants after the Virtual Conference
  • Two (2) complimentary registration codes
Other Advertising Opportunities
  • Social Media Post ($400):
    Promote your company to the followers of the SDMS social media account of your choice.
  • Vendor Directory Listing ($300):
    Showcase your company to the attendees of the SDMS Virtual Conference. Your company information (logo, name, description, contact information) will be listed on vendor directory page.

In response to overwhelming feedback from members for additional virtual learning opportunities, the SDMS Virtual Conference is now a multi-day event, held exclusively online. It gives members of the sonography community an opportunity to interact with peers and vendors without needing to attend an event in person.

Unique Individuals IconOver ​8​00 attendees in 202​​3

Stars_50pxSatisfaction Ratings

  • 98% of attendees were satisfied with their conference experience

  • 97% of attendees highly rated the quality of conference sessions and speakers

Feedback_50pxAttendee Feedback

“By far the best conference I’ve been to.”

“The conference was stacked with excellent presenters. I’m grateful to SDMS for ‘knocking it out of the park.’”

“I was skeptical that this format would be beneficial. I was so wrong.”

SDMS Virtual Event sponsorship opportunities are available for SDMS members and those vendors who promote and support the sonography community.

Contract/Payment

Once an SDMS Virtual Event sponsorship is requested (written or verbal), completion of the sponsorship contract and 50% deposit is required via an application to fully secure the opportunity. Final sponsorship payment is due 30 days prior to the event date for full benefits to be executed. Failure to submit payment according to this process will result in loss of sponsorship.

Sponsorships and advertising are non-refundable.

Terms

Contract terms will begin two to four months prior to the event date and one month upon conclusion of the event date. Sponsorship benefits will be executed as outlined in the SDMS Sponsorship & Advertising Prospectus.

Solicitation

The SDMS Sponsorship Prospectus will be released on December 1 each year to solicit sponsorships for the following year for all SDMS events. Solicitation will initially be executed by the SDMS staff via email, press release, and personal outreach. Assistance from the Events Management Committee (EMC) and other SDMS volunteers will be requested as needed.

Right of First Refusal

Current year SDMS sponsors will be given right of first refusal for future year sponsorship opportunities. Sponsors will be contacted during the month of November to continue their sponsorship for the following year, with a commitment date of November 30. Any sponsorships not claimed by the November 30 deadline will be available in the official SDMS Sponsorship & Advertising Prospectus on December 1 of each year.

Policy on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (B.5.1)

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.

 

Contact SDMS Events:   events@sdms.org

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.