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2016 AAP Annual Meeting



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We invite you to join us at the 2016 AAP Annual Meeting in Sacramento, where we will host over 1,000 physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) health professionals for a packed program of scientific, academic, and clinical sessions.  Don't miss this opportunity to develop new contacts and build relationships with future physicians, practicing physiatrists, and key opinion leaders in PM&R.  Learn more about PM&R.

Quick Links

»  Exhibit and Sponsorship Brochure (pdf) 

»  2015 Sponsors

»  2015 Exhibitors

»  Attendee Profile (pdf)

»  Sponsorship Opportunities

»  Exhibitor Information

»  Advertising Opportunities



Sponsorship Opportunities

AAP is happy to work with you to develop unique integrated sponsorships designed to meet your strategic goals.  Some of our most successful programs are a result of this type of collaboration.  Our commitment is to partner with you and to engage in a long lasting dialogue with the common goal of improving the lives of patients living with disabilities.

»  Sponsorship Packages

»  Educational Opportunities

»  Branding Opportunities

»  Conference Event Opportunities



Sponsorship Packages

AAP offers integrated sponsorship recognition packages based on your level of support.

»  View sponsorship levels and benefits (pdf)



Educational Opportunities

innovation Showcase - $5,000

Leading an Innovation Showcase allows companies and institutions to introduce new technologies and drug therapies, give in-depth technical demonstrations, and present technical updates to the interested and engaged AAP meeting audience.This marketing opportunity is available to official exhibitors and supporters and provides companies with unique opportunities to demonstrate their new products and solicit feedback from the audience in an intimate environment dedicated to building innovation.  Read More. 

Satellite Symposiums - $30,000 - $50,000 (SOLD, 1 AVAILABLE)

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

  • Session meeting space with seating capacity for 150+ attendees
  • Standard AV (one projector, one lavalier mic, one table mic, one wireless slide advancer)
  • Session included on the AAP website and Annual Meeting itinerary planner with link to the sponsor's website
  • Pre-conference mailing list for your targeted mailing
  • Registration bag insert promoting your session
  • Session information included on signage at Annual Meeting
  • Full page ad
  • Platinum level recognition package

Education Sessions - $30,000 - $50,000 (SOLD, EDUCATION SESSIONS STILL AVAILABLE)

Leave the planning to the AAP Program Committee by supporting AAP education.  Approximately 80 CME sessions are held at the AAP Annual Meeting.  AAP session supporters will receive recognition signage at the meeting, on the title slides, and in the printed onsite program and online Annual Meeting planner.  2016 Annual Meeting topics include:

  • Spasticity (6-8 hours)
  • Education & Academics (6 hours)
  • Research (5 hours)
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation (4-6 hours)
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Rehabilitation (4 hours)
  • Rehabilitation Technology (3-4 hours)
  • Pain (3-4 hours)
  • Spinal Cord Injury (3-4 hours)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (3-4 hours)
  • PM&R Department Administration (3-4 hours)

Product theaters - 10 Available / $5,000

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 theatre style seating for 25+ individuals.  Events may be open to all attendees or by invitation only.  Must be an exhibitor.




Branding Opportunities 

Conference App - $10,000 / SOLD

    Wi fi access for attendees - $20,000 / EXCLUSIVE

    Be the company / institution that makes it possible for attendees and speakers to access internet throughout the meeting space.  The WI FI password will be your company name!

    lanyards - $15,000 / (SOLD)

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

      Tote Bags - $10,000 / EXCLUSIVE

      Increase your company / institution visibility with handy branded tote bags.  A tote bag with your company / institution name, logo, and website will be handed 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 giveaway such as a pen.

      Hotel Key Cards - $10,000 / (SOLD)

      As the exclusive sponsor of the conference hotel keycards, you'll be 'in the pocket' of every attendee.  The host hotel will hand a keycard with your company / institution logo to every attendee registered at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento.  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.

      Learning Journals & Pens - $10,000 / EXCLUSIVE

      Notepads enjoy use long after the conference ends!  Note paper is one of 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 across the country throughout the meeting.  Each attendee will receive a learning journal and pen with your corporate or institution logo, name, and/or website with their registration packet.

        coffee cups - $5,000 / EXCLUSIVE

        Have your corporate or institute 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 cups.

        innovation hall - $10,000 / EXCLUSIVE

        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.

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          Conference Events 

          President's Welcome reception - $20,000 (SOLD)

          Following educational session on the opening day of the conference (Thursday), meeting attendees have the opportunity to network with colleagues and exhibitors in the exhibit hall.  Hors doeuvres, 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 with company logo, and prominent signage at the event.

          Poster Session - $10,000/ea, / 2 Available  I  Abstract supplement - $10,000 / exclusive

          Over 400 poster boards will be displayed and presented in the AAP Poster Hall.  Take advantage of this high visibility sponsorship that directly connects your company / institution to the goal of providing exceptional scientific research and studies along with prominent branding opportunities including a banner ad on presenter communications.


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


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


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