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List of Sponsor and Advertising Opportunities at AAP 2017




The 2017 Annual Meeting promises to be our biggest meeting to date.  AAP is celebrating it's 50th Anniversary and anticipates to offer extended or additional sponsorship opportunities in honor of this monumental milestone in Academic PM&R.

Our 1000+ Annual Meeting attendees are excited about the tropical island destination as well as the constantly improving educational landscape that AAP offers each year. This meeting will offer a Signature Learning Pathway revolving around Rehabilitation Technology and providing attendees with expanded courses on the subject. 

The 2017 Annual Meeting Exhibitor Prospectus is now available. 




Satellite Symposiums
Satellite Symposiums offer an opportunity to demonstrate your expertise and provide education to the most influential physicians in PM&R. Satellite Symposiums can be either CME or non-CME sessions.


Product Theater
20 minute presentation in the Exhibit Hall on a prominent presentation stage. Product theaters will be demonstrations or small group presentations conducted in the Exhibit Hall. The space will have a stage, podium, laptop, projector, screen, and theater style seating for 25+ individuals. Events may be open to all attendees or by invitation only. Must be an exhibitor.

$5,000-$10,000 / 10 Available

CME Educational Sessions
Leave the planning to the AAP Program Committee by supporting AAP Education. Approximately 80 CME sessions are held at the AAP Annual Meeting each year. AAP session supporters receive recognition signage at the meeting, on the title slides, and in the printed onsite program and online Annual Meeting itinerary planner and app.

Starting at $10,000

Plenary Session Sponsor
Support one of the four AAP Plenary Session speakers presenting critical and important topics in the field of physiatry. A 10-minute opportunity to introduce your company and the speaker will also be provided. Open to non-commercial sponsors only.

$10,000 / Exclusive

Discussion Den Sponsor
Attendees participating in the intimate 20-minute discussions on various topics will see your company as the supporter.

$8,000 / Exclusive


Resident/Fellow Workshop
This full-day, highly attended AAP Resident/Fellow Workshop will address the need for a detailed history, comprehensive physical examination, diagnostic tests, patient-centered care, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement techniques. The workshop combines hands-on practice stations and didactics from leading physiatrists across the country.

$5,000 / 3 Available

Resident/Fellow Social Event 
Approximately 400+ in-training PM&R physicians attend the AAP Annual Meeting and are invited to attend the Resident/Fellow Social Event. This highly anticipated event presents an outstanding opportunity to reach the future leaders in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Ample signage is provided along with the unparalleled opportunity to network with PM&R residents in a fun and informal setting.

$25,000 / Exclusive 

Poster Gallery Receptions 
Over 400 poster boards will be displayed and presented in the AAP Poster Gallery. Take advantage of this high visibility sponsorship that directly connects your company/organization to the goal of providing exceptional scientific research and studies. The Poster Gallery Reception is a new initiative that encourages informal networking and interaction with the authors by offering hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and moderated discussion.

$15,000 / Exclusive

Travel Scholarships
Give students, residents or fellows, and junior investigators the opportunity to attend AAP 2017. Your contribution will help defray registration costs for the next generation of PM&R leaders, researchers, and clinicians.

Starting at $5,000



President's Welcome Reception
Following educational sessions on the opening day of the conference (Thursday), meeting attendees
have the opportunity to network with colleagues and exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall. Hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, and soft drinks will be served. The President’s Welcome Reception sponsor will be recognized verbally during the event and will be provided an opportunity to speak, cocktail napkins including the company or institution logo, and prominent signage at the event.

$25,000 / Exclusive

Sun Screen 
Skin care is vital to all attendees, especially in sunny San Juan, Puerto Rico. Show that you care about the AAP Attendees health by offering sunscreen packets at high traffic exits from the Puerto Rico Convention Center.

$5,000 / Exclusive

Airport Shuttle Transportation
Ease the stress of traveling and provide transportation from the airport to the host hotel to attendees arriving on Thursday. Pre-meeting announcements will be made with your company name and logo.

$15,000 / Exclusive

Cyber Lounge
This highly visible and widely used service can be accessed by all attendees throughout the meeting
so they can check email, complete Annual Meeting evaluations, and claim CME. Sponsor receives company logo set as screen saver and desktop background on the computers and prominent signage.

$5,000 / Exclusive

Coffee Cup Sleeves 
Have your corporate or institution name ‘in hand’ when attendees take a break from educational sessions to browse posters, network with colleagues, and learn from exhibitors. Sponsor will receive corporate or institution logo, name, and/or website on all disposable coffee cup sleeves.

$5,000 / Exclusive

See your company/organization’s name on the official lanyard holding attendee’s badges. Lanyards are distributed to all attendees and used throughout the conference.

$20,000 / Exclusive

Hotel Key Cards 
As the exclusive sponsor of the conference hotel key cards, you’ll be “in the pocket” of every attendee. The host hotel will hand a key card with your company’s logo and slogan to every attendee registered at the Sheraton Puerto Rico. Keys provide exposure multiple times each day – every time attendees enter or leave their rooms. The keys are the first thing they receive upon check-in and the last item they use before heading home.

$15,000 / Exclusive

Tote Bags
Increase your company visibility with handy branded tote bags. A tote bag with your company name, logo, and website will be given to all attendees to use throughout the conference. After the event, many attendees will continue to use their bags, giving your company further visibility. In addition, you may include one piece of literature or branded giveaways such as a pen or notebook.

$10,000 / Exclusive

Learning Journals & Pens
Notepads enjoy use long after the conference ends! Note paper is one of the most requested attendee items each year. Let attendees see your logo and website as they jot down their session notes and contact information from colleagues around the globe throughout the meeting. Each attendee will receive a learning journal and pen with your corporate institution logo, name, and/or website with their registration packet.

$10,000 / Exclusive

Lunch, Breakfast, or Coffee Break
Gain visibility during critical lunch, breakfast, and coffee break networking (complimentary to all AAP Annual Meeting attendees.) Branded signage will remind participants of your hospitality and sponsorship. In addition, your literature and company materials can be displayed on tables for further visibility.

Lunch - $10,000 / Exclusive

Breakfast - $5,000 / Exclusive

Coffee Break - $2,500 / Exclusive

Innovation Hall Sponsorship
Be the headline sponsor of AAP’s new Innovation Hall where companies can demo their new cutting edge products and services to an engaged audience eager to learn. Innovation Hall participants have the opportunity to receive feedback from leading physiatrists and researchers.  Innovation Hall Participation is also included in this sponsorship.

$10,000 / Exclusive

Innovation Hall Participation
Demo your new cutting-edge product or service to an engaged audience eager to learn. The Innovation Hall will remain open during all Exhibit Hall hours and allow for a demo friendly environment.




Itinerary Planner
Don’t miss an opportunity to be the sole advertiser of the AAP meeting website, hosting the online scheduler, handouts, speaker bios, and more. This advertising opportunity begins in September and runs through to the following year– a years worth of advertising.

$5,000 / Exclusive

WiFi Access for AAP Attendees
Be the company/organization that makes it possible for attendees to access meeting information, presentation files, and handouts throughout the AAP meeting space. The WiFi password will be your company’s name!

$20,000 / Exclusive

AAP Annual Meeting App
Available to all attendees with a smartphone, the app will showcase your company’s splash screen advertisement each time they open the app. Opportunities for leaderboard advertisements on the homepage of the app are also available. Pre-meeting emails regarding app information will also be sent to attendees with recognition of your company.

$10,000 / Exclusive

Include a banner advertisement linked to a landing page of your choice in all onsite eBriefings (daily emails outlining the day’s activities.)

$5,000 / Exclusive

Interactive Kiosks
Strategically placed throughout the Annual Meeting space, the digital and interactive TV kiosks will serve at attendees one-stop hub and will function as large tablets allowing for groups of guests to schedule their Annual Meeting experience, learn more about specific sessions, browse the exhibit hall floor plan together, and learn more about restaurants and entertainment in Puerto Rico.


Charging Stations
Provide attendees the luxury of power with phone charging stations throughout the Annual Meeting. Attendees will see your company name and logo on all stations.

$10,000 / Exclusive



Hotel Door Drop
Deliver sponsor provided promotional literature directly to attendees’ rooms.
Literature may be printed on both sides and should measure no larger than 8.5”x11.”

Registration Bag Inserts
Insert sponsor provided promotional materials into official conference bags distributed to attendees at registration. Literature may be printed on both sides and should measure no larger than 8.5”x11.”


Preliminary Program Ad
Make sure your company is prominently placed on the first Annual Meeting communication that attendees will see.  Preliminary Programs are mailed to over 5,000 physicians. Commitment and content due to AAP by: October 1, 2016.

$2,000 / Limited to 5

Final Program Ad
Distributed to all attendees upon registration, attendees will frequently use the Final Program throughout the conference for scheduling needs as well as light reading in between sessions.


Final Program Sleeve
Wrapped around all final programs, attendees will see the final program sleeve first when they receive their registration packet.  Attendees will need to physically slide off your sleeve, which allows for high visibility.



On-site Meter Board Ads
Towering on a double sided and completely customizable 4’x8’ meter board, your advertisement will provide high visibility and multiple impressions daily.


Electronic Ad on Convention Center TV
Place your company logo and a short message onto a television slide reel throughout the Annual Meeting space.


Promotional Window Clings
Place your company-designed artwork on the windows across from the AAP registration area.

$5,000 / Exclusive

Escalator Clings
Place your company-designed artwork on the escalator that transports attendees between meeting spaces on different floors in the Puerto Rico Convention Center.


Exhibit Hall Floor Decals
Opportunity to direct attendees straight to your booth with these highly visible and colorful decals on the floor.

$3,000 / Exclusive

Directional Floor Decals
Welcome attendees to the Exhibit Hall, registration booths, and plenary presentation room with your logo proudly featured on the floor decals.

$3,000 / Exclusive

Poster Display Ad
Similar to a billboard, the poster display ad will stand out amongst research reports and abstracts.


Push Notification
Welcome attendees to the meeting, draw attention to your booth, or offer information about your company. All attendee app users will be sent two push notifications custom designed by you.


Street Signs
Welcome AAP Attendees to the city of Puerto Rico with pole banner street signs lining the streets around the Annual Meeting space.


AAP News, AJPM&R, AAP eBrief 
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