Annual Meeting Virtual Highlights, Benefits and Opportunities

Flexibility for both networking and learning

You will be able to attend sessions and interact with attendees throughout the meeting.

Longer visibility

All registered attendees will have full access to meeting sessions and the virtual solutions showcase for 90 days after the meeting has ended.

Lead Generation

With access to insightful metrics, we will be able to provide detailed analytics information about how attendees interacted with your solutions and the event overall.

Strengthen and maintain current relationships

Meet with current distributor customers and prospects in the virtual solutions showcase during networking opportunities and during sessions.

Interactive engagement/Matchmaking

Through tags selected on the virtual platform, you will be able to search by Category varying on specific interests in products and services your company provides. Attendees will also be able to search for companies that match their needs and request meetings.

Lower expenses overall

You will have no expenses associated with shipping, material handling, design/construction, show services or travel.

2020 ABA Virtual Conference Overview

Solutions Expo Opportunities

Our virtual expo space will allow you to build a page for your company to drive attendee traffic to, to promote overall company information, new products and services, chat with attendees and schedule meetings, and much more. Download our Available Packages PDF here.

Product Highlights: $500 Per Product, $250 Add on Product

  • Feature and highlight your product outside of the exhibit hall in our Product Showcase area. You will be able to include a product description, image, PDF, Website link, and other information.
  • Opportunity to link to your Solutions Expo Exhibit.

Partner Education Sessions: $2,500

(30  Minute Slots, 4 Available)

  • Feature and educate attendees with an informative live educational session. Your session will be prominent in the ABA agenda and schedule.
  • These 30-minute sessions can be accredited or non-accredited (Accreditation is the responsibility of the sponsor).

Webinar (Previously known as Sponsored Symposia (60 min): $10,000

  • You have an exclusive opportunity to gather feedback from and create awareness with an educated and targeted audience of burn care professionals. The webinars create an environment free from competition with other event activities. These 60-minute sessions can be accredited or non-accredited (Accreditation is the responsibility of the sponsor).
  • All full-meeting attendees invited.
  • Webinar will be marketed on the ABA website, through social media, and via email.
  • Access to attendees in Polling and Feedback platform features.
  • Potential for attendee email access.

Webinar Statistics:

  • Nearly 5,000 annual attendance views

SIG Breakfast: $7,500

  • Your company will have an exclusive opportunity to gather feedback from and create awareness with an educated and targeted audience of burn care professionals to the SIG selected.
  • Will be marketed on the ABA website, Program Guide and via email.
  • Attendees will be gifted with a $5 Starbucks gift card for breakfast.

Virtual Lunch: $6,000

  • Send a virtual $10 Grub Hub Gift Card to the first 250 registered attendees at ABA
  • Sponsorship will include a virtual push notification and schedule callout with logo placement.

Coffee Breaks: $6,000

  • Send a custom virtual $5 Starbucks Gift Card to the first 500 registered attendees at ABA
  • Sponsorship will include a virtual push notification and schedule callout with logo placement.

ABA Virtual Closing Party: $5,000

  • Close out the ABA Annual Conference with entertainment everyone will enjoy!
  • ABA would like to partner with your company to deliver a closing event to attendees that will be one to remember! ABA will work with your company to source and execute the entertainment* of your choice, a few successful options include:
    • Virtual Magician
    • Virtual Concert
    • Virtual Cooking Class
    • Virtual Gala
    • Mixology Event
    • Medium psychic

*Sponsor responsible for the cost of entertainment

  • Sponsorship includes opportunity to play a 30-second intro video along with hosting a 5-minute intro with an ABA volunteer to the ABA audience. A personalized survey will be sent out to attendees that attend.

Networking Receptions: $5,000 two available

  • Host a Networking Reception of your choice!
    • Health and Wellness Activity
    • Ice Breaker Games
    • Trivia Night
    • Speed Networking
    • Categorical Breakout Room Chats
  • Sponsorship includes opportunity to play a 30-second intro video along with hosting a 5-minute intro with an ABA volunteer to the ABA audience. A personalized survey will be sent out to attendees that attend.

Virtual Key Card: $5,000 

  • Just like your traditional hotel key card, help attendees unlock their virtual experience with the ‘key’ to the online platform. Everywhere the link to log into the online platform is listed, the visual of the key card will be displayed. Opportunity to design the branding of the key card in collaborate of the ABA logo.

Pre-Show Email: $2,500

  • Reach registered attendees directly via our dedicated email blast service, before the meeting.

* *Message subject to approval. The ABA will send all messages on behalf of sponsors.

Post Show Email: $3,000

  • Reach registered attendees directly via our dedicated email blast service, up to ten days after  the meeting.

**Message subject to approval. The ABA will send all messages on behalf of sponsors.

Banner in ABA emails: $ 1,750

  • Customized footer banner advertisement on ABA general communications. 4 Emails = 1 Month
  • Analytics for open rate and click rate are included

Email statistics:

  • 2,000 ABA members receive association emails.

ABA Monthly Website Banner: $1,500

  • Two different ad sizes are included on the webpage of your choice (728×90 px & 160 x 600 px)
  • Analytics for page views for the duration of your ad are included

Website Statistics:

  • Nearly 1,300 users, with an 11% return rate each month

Social Media Promotion: $1,000

  • ABA will distribute, on our ABA Twitter Feed, a tweet encouraging the audience to visit your company’s website. Your company handle will be included along with #AdforABA

Twitter Statistics:

  • 20,000 average Twitter impressions each month

Push Notifications: $1,750

  • Contact attendees directly during the virtual annual meeting by sending push notification. Take advantage of this limited availability opportunity to drive meeting participants to your virtual page. Sponsor can identify date and time of message with ABA approval

Program Guide Promotion: $750

  • Every attendee will have access to the online program book. The Book is used as a reference for important information, including sessions times, tracks, events, and speaker information. Promotion in the Program Book will give your company high visibility during the annual meeting

Virtual Passport to Prizes: $300

  • Your company will have a spot for a “code word” on the virtual Passport to Prizes card that all attendees will receive via email pre-event. Attendees will be able to download the game card from the virtual platform website. Each attendee is then encouraged to visit each booth listed on the game card during exhibit hours and confirm your chosen “code word” to complete the game card.

Education Logo Sponsorship: $250

  • Sponsor one of the Top 5 Educational Sessions during the virtual conference. Sponsorship will include logo placement with direct linking of your preference.

Exhibitor or sponsor questions?  Contact the ABA Business Relationship Team.

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Scott Narug
Meeting Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities
(312) 673-5974

Maureen T. Kiley, BS

Maureen Kiley
Year-round Sponsorship Opportunities
(312) 662-6066

Exhibitor Resources

General conference and exhibitor information can be found here. To review our digital prospectus, please click the button below.

Satellite Symposia Sponsor

As a Satellite Symposia Sponsor, you have an exclusive opportunity, in an intimate setting, to gather feedback from and create awareness with and educate a targeted audience of burn care professionals. These in-person meetings are hosted prior to the meeting to create an environment free from competition with other event activities. These 60 to 90-minute sessions can be accredited or non-accredited (Accreditation is the responsibility of the sponsor). The ABA will drive attendees to your symposium through promotion, collect registrations and provide a symposium attendee list prior to the Annual Meeting and deliver an attendee list (including contact, title, company and mailing address) post-event.

For more information and to sign up to be a Satellite Symposia Sponsor, please contact Scott Narug , Sales Coordinator, at (312) 673-5974, or via email at narug@ameriburn.org.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities at the 2020 ABA Annual Meeting, please contact Scott Narug, at (312) 673-5974, or via email at narug@ameriburn.org.

If you have any questions on exhibiting, please contact Cassie Trost, Exhibits Coordinator, at (312) 673-5578 ,or via email at ABAexhibits@smithbucklin.com.

We are here to help you make the 2020 ABA Annual Meeting the best experience possible!