Want To Be A Sponsor

Sponsorship

Click here to download the Sponsorship Prospectus and contract.

Maximize your presence at the Star of the South Dental Meeting through sponsorship! Select a sponsorship level that meets your marketing and budgetary needs. Benefits may include free booth space, free advertising, literature distribution in classrooms, and more! By sponsoring clinicians, events and programs, your company has the potential to receive more value for its dollar and increased visibility and sales at the meeting.

Opportunities include:

CLINICIANS

The largest component of the Star of the South Dental Meeting is the continuing education program. A variety of lectures and workshops are offered and presented by well-known and highly respected clinicians within the dental industry.

Clinician sponsorships begin at the Bronze level and vary based on honorariums. Clinicians may be co-sponsored unless a company chooses to pledge total sponsorship for a particular speaker. To determine the sponsorship level required for full sponsorship of a speaker, contact Ms. Charlotte Bolls at (713) 961-4337 or cbolls@ghds.org.

In addition to the benefits listed per level of sponsorship, all clinician sponsors may choose to distribute literature on a table placed outside the classroom

PROGRAMS / EVENTS

Drive traffic to your booth and increase your visibility at the Star of the South by supporting one of the many programs / events.  The following programs / events are available for sponsorship.

THURSDAY MIX AND MINGLE – WELCOME RECEPTION

The Thursday Night  Mixer will be held in the Exhibit Hall E Concourse and will begin as the Exhibit Hall closes at 6:00 p.m. The Mixer will include a Photo booth, smooth jazz, a roaming magician, Hors d’ oeuvres, free beer and a cash bar.

Sponsorship Level Eligibility & Benefits

This sponsorship opportunity is available as a single sponsorship at the Gold level or as a co-sponsorship at the Silver level. In addition to all benefits entitled at these levels, the sponsor(s)  will receive recognition on event signage.

EXHIBIT HALL HAPPY HOURS

Complimentary beer, wine, and snacks are available inside the exhibit hall on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. to generate traffic and sales at the end of each day.

Sponsorship Level Eligibility & Benefits

The happy hours are co-sponsored events with sponsorships available at the Bronze level for each day. Sponsors will be listed on exhibit hall signage and in the Onsite Program Directory.

MOBILE APP

The Star of the South App will be available one month prior to the meeting and onsite for Star attendees to access information about the meeting via their mobile device. Your banner ad could be on the home page!

Sponsorship Level Eligibility & Benefits

Sponsorship of the Mobile App  is available as a single sponsorship at the Gold level or as a co-sponsorship at the Silver level. In addition to the benefits entitled at the participating level, the sponsor(s) will receive recognition on the home page of the mobile website.

SCIENTIFIC TABLE CLINICS

Scientific Table Clinics offer an array of demonstrations and displays that highlight various techniques and applications of the dental profession. The winners of each category are announced at the awards ceremony following the viewing period of this continuing education program.

Sponsorship Level Eligibility & Benefits

Sponsorship of the Scientific Table Clinics is available as a single sponsorship at the Gold level. In addition to the benefits entitled at the participating level, the sponsor will receive recognition on the banner above the Scientific Table Clinic area, will be given time for a brief introduction before the awards ceremony, and given the opportunity to be present and participate in the awards ceremony.

LANYARDS

Lanyards are distributed to attendees at the information booths, one on the third level near the meeting rooms and the other on the first level, near registration.

Sponsorship Level Eligibility & Benefits

Sponsorship of the Lanyards is available as a single sponsorship at the Silver level. For specific requirements and additional information on lanyard sponsorship, please contact Ms. Charlotte Bolls at (713) 961-4337 or cbolls@ghds.org.

POPCORN STATION

Free popcorn will be available to attendees on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8 in the mid aisle of the exhibit hall between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Sponsorship Level Eligibility & Benefits

Sponsorship of the Popcorn Station is available at the Bronze Level for each day. In addition to the benefits entitled at the bronze level, sponsor may choose to provide branded popcorn bags or distribute branded items at the popcorn station.

CE CENTER

The CE Center is comprised of computer stations inside the exhibit hall where dentists and staff may obtain continuing education certificates for the lectures or workshops they attend.

Sponsorship Level Eligibility & Benefits

Sponsorship of the CE Center is available at the Silver level. In addition to benefits entitled at this level, the sponsor of the CE Center receives recognition on the banner hanging above the center and on all of the computer screensavers.

CONFERENCE TOTE BAGS

Conference Tote Bags are distributed at two stations inside the exhibit hall to all registered attendees of the meeting. Tote bags receive a great deal of exposure since they are distributed to approximately 6,000 attendees.

Sponsorship Level Eligibility & Benefits

Sponsorship of the conference Tote Bags is available at the Gold level as a single sponsorship or at the Silver level as co-sponsorship. In addition to benefits entitled at this level, the sponsor’s logo will be placed on the tote bag along with the Star of the South logo. For additional information on conference tote bag sponsorship, please contact Ms. Charlotte Bolls at (713) 961-4337.

 

We welcome and will be happy to consider additional sponsorship concepts and ideas. 

Please complete the contract attached above or for more information please contact Charlotte Bolls at the Greater Houston Dental Society at (713) 961-4337, ext. 108 or at cbolls@ghds.org.