SPONSORSHIP ITEMS

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Educational Items

Exclusive Satellite Symposium – Included

(included in the Platinum sponsorship package)

Platinum sponsors will have the opportunity to host an exclusive satellite symposium on Thursday 9, Friday 10 or Saturday 11 June. These sessions are organised by the sponsoring company and will form part of the official scientific programme. Symposia will be of 60 minutes duration and there will be no other conflicting events at this time. The Pancreas 2016 organisers will send an advance mailing to all registered delegates with your session information and the sponsoring company may distribute invitations, programmes or proceedings during their allocated session slot. Session details will be published in the final programme and on the conference website, you will have use of the Pancreas 2016 logo for your own advertising and a prominent poster site on the day of the session. Price includes room rental within the venue for the duration of the session and standard technical equipment. Price does not include catering, expenses for travel, accommodation and registration for speakers and chairperson/chairpersons.

Parallel Lunchtime Satellite Symposia – Included

(included in the Gold sponsorship package)

Gold sponsors will have the opportunity to host a parallel satellite symposium on Thursday 9, Friday 10 or Saturday 11 June. These sessions are organised by the sponsoring company and will form part of the official scientific programme. Lunchtime symposia will be of 60 minutes duration and a maximum of one other satellite will run in parallel. The Pancreas 2016 organisers will send an advance mailing to all registered delegates with your session information and the sponsoring company may distribute invitations, programmes or proceedings during their allocated session slot. Session details will be published in the final programme and on the conference web-site, you will have use of the Pancreas 2016 logo for your own advertising and a prominent poster site on the day of the session. Price includes room rental within the venue for the duration of the session and standard technical equipment. Price does not include catering, expenses for travel, accommodation and registration for speakers and chairperson/chairpersons.

Early Evening Satellite Symposia – Included

(included in the Silver sponsorship package)

Silver sponsors will have the opportunity to host a satellite symposium from 17.00 – 18.00 hours on Friday 10 or Saturday 11 June. These sessions are organised by the sponsoring company and will form part of the official scientific programme. Early evening symposia will be of 60 minutes duration and a maximum of one other satellite will run in parallel. The Pancreas 2016 organisers will send an advance mailing to all registered delegates with your session information and the sponsoring company may distribute invitations, programmes or proceedings during their allocated session slot. Session details will be published in the final programme and on the conference web-site, you will have use of the Pancreas 2016 logo for your own advertising and a prominent poster site on the day of the session. Price includes room rental within the venue for the duration of the session and standard technical equipment. Price does not include catering and expenses for travel, accommodation and registration for speakers and chairperson/chairpersons.

Poster Sessions – £7,500

There will be a designated area within the exhibition hall for the display of scientific posters. The poster platform is a major feature of the conference and will be a crucial networking and learning opportunity for the participants. As a sponsor you will be aligning your company with new scientific research and will benefit from strong branding to a captive and engaged audience. The sponsor’s logo will appear at the entrance to the poster area and an acknowledgement of the sponsor (no logo for compliance reasons) will appear on the instructions to poster presenters. Poster sessions/ receptions will take place each day after the official programme has ended and the sponsor will have the opportunity to provide branded cups, napkins etc.

USB Book of Abstracts – £7,500

Will be distributed to each delegate on arrival and will contain abstracts of all the scientific oral and poster presentations in searchable form. This is an important reference tool for delegates to use following the conference. As sole sponsor your logo will be printed on the USB memory stick.

Audio Visual Equipment and Speaker Check-in area – £5,000

An acknowledgement of the sponsoring company will appear on a holding slide in all session halls at the beginning and end of each session and during breaks. An acknowledgement of your support of the AV provision will appear on the regular programme updates which are emailed to registered delegates and on the speaker instructions which are both on-line and distributed on-site. The sponsoring company’s logo will also appear on a banner outside the speaker check-in area.

Sponsorship* of a Plenary Session – £2,500

* by means of an unrestricted educational grant

Subject to the agreement of the Scientific Programme Chair and the speaker(s), all of the plenary sessions are available for sponsorship. While the sponsoring company will have no input into the content of the session, they will be acknowledged as supporters by having their company name displayed at the beginning and end of the lecture and on poster sites outside the room, plus all of the general benefits and acknowledgements afforded to sponsors.

Best Poster Prizes – £2,500

Prizes will be offered for the best poster presentation by trainee and postdoctoral delegates. The sponsor’s name will be included and there will be the opportunity to provide a plaque or certificate.

Promotional Items

Conference Bag – £7,500 (or £5,000 plus supply of bags)

The sponsor’s logo and branding will be printed on the delegate bags which should include the Pancreas 2016 logo. Please note that if provided by the sponsor, it will be the company’s responsibility to pay the relevant tax, shipping and any other charges.

Delegate Badge Lanyards – £6,000 (supplied by sponsor)

Sponsors will have the opportunity to provide lanyards displaying their name and logo which will be distributed to delegates with their name badges.

Pads and Pens – £4,000 (supplied by sponsor)

Distributed in the delegate bag, this is a unique opportunity to highlight your name and logo on two items which will see continuous use throughout the conference. Shipping costs must be met by sponsor.

Online Registration and Delegate Joining Instructions – £5,000

All delegates will visit the registration section of our website www.pancreas2016.org to register on-line for the meeting. The sponsor’s name and logo will be prominently displayed on these pages, and their logo will also appear on the confirmation which is sent to the delegate. Joining Instructions are distributed electronically to delegates on registration, and again two weeks prior to the conference and will provide them with useful information to help with their journey to, and arrival in Glasgow. The sponsoring company’s logo will appear prominently at the top of the joining instructions email, together with a link to your own site.

Pocket Programme – £3,000

The Pocket Programme will be distributed to all delegates on site and will contain a handy overview of the conference. The sponsor’s logo will appear on the back cover.

Delegate Bag Insert (gift) – £1,500

Sponsoring companies can provide objects which may enhance the delegates’ conference experience. It is the sponsor’s responsibility to comply with national legislation regarding delegate gifts. You must be an exhibitor to insert an item into the delegate bag, and the item must be pre-approved by the Organisers.

Final Programme Advertising – £1,250/£750

The Final Programme will be distributed on-site to all registered participants, and will include conference information such as the definitive scientific programme, details of social events and other useful information. The sponsorship packages include advertising in this document; other interested parties may purchase advertising space at a cost of £1,250 per inside page, full colour and £750 per half page, full colour. You must be an exhibitor to purchase advertising in the Final Programme.

Delegate Bag Insert (flier) – £1,000

Sponsorship packages include a delegate bag insert. Other companies may provide a single page insert maximum size A4, which will be inserted into the delegate bag by the organisers. You must be an exhibitor to have a delegate bag insert.

On-site Items

Wireless Network Provision – £7,500

Delegates wishing to access the internet via their own laptop may do so by using the conference wi-fi. An initial branded splash screen will bear the sponsor’s logo and will ask for a password (which may be a company or product name and an access code). The password and/or access code can be changed each day and delegates can collect notification of the code from the sponsor’s exhibition stand. On accessing the internet, the default home page can be the sponsor’s company or product page.

Signposting – £3,500

There will be conference signage around the venue, and the opportunity exists for a sponsor to support this service and have their company logo on all directional signs.

Catering – £3,000

Catering points will be located within the exhibition area for the duration of the conference. Sponsors will have their logo displayed at the catering points for one day (two coffee breaks, mid-morning and afternoon, plus lunch). There will also be the opportunity to provide additional branded items, overprinted napkins, cups, bottled water, etc.

Branded Water Stations – £3,000

Water stations for delegates’ use will be positioned around the venue and this provides another way of getting your branding seen and recognised by all conference participants. The sponsor will be acknowledged at each water station and will be given the opportunity to provide branded cups.

Additional Sponsorship Items

Webcasting of Selected Scientific Sessions – Price on application

This is an excellent way of reaching a far larger audience and achieving longevity for Pancreas 2016 as sessions can be viewed online afterwards. As sponsor of the webcast you will receive strong brand visibility and recognition to a bigger audience and will be associated with the latest scientific research and high profile speakers.

The webcast will feature selected scientific sessions and will include many innovative features such as complete audio-synchronised animated slides, PowerPoint animation effects, integration of the speaker at the podium when addressing the audience, and reproduction of laser pointer movements. Downloadable video podcasts are enhanced for offline viewing on iTunes, iPod, iPhone, iPad and more.

The webcast will be presented on the conference website (with the option to have a link from the sponsor’s website). The sponsor’s logo will appear on the webcast welcome page and they will be acknowledged on the webcast screen as “supported by”.

Funding and Educational/Travel Grants

The Organising Committee welcomes any additional funding or educational grants which will enhance the quality of Pancreas 2016. If your company would like to assist the conference by offering this type of support, please contact industry@pancreas2016.org.

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