Exhibit & Sponsor

The ICN 2018 Congress is an excellent opportunity to interact with a diverse group of medical, scientific, legal and policing communities to share data and information that expand education and research in the core disciplines comprising forensic sciences.

Please see below for background information on the event, exhibit pricing, and other sponsorship options.

Background

Why you should participate as a Sponsor and/or Exhibitor

  • Increase your brand’s strength and image in the marketplace
  • Gain differentiation from your competitors
  • Target your message and marketing
  • Increase access to national and international markets

Past Event Information

Statistics on Past ICN Congresses (click to expand)

 

Year Venue Attendance Year Venue Attendance
2018 Toronto, Canada 800 exp. 1998 Kita-Kyushu, Japan 1,000
2014 Sydney, Australia 1,000 1994 Budapest, Hungary 1,500
2010 Rouen, France 870 1990 Bordeaux, France 800
2006 Pittsburgh, USA 700 1988 Japan 1,000
2002 Bristol, UK 1,400      

Past Event Demographics

At the 2014 event in Australia, 32% of participants were from Oceania; 26% from North America; 23% from Europe; 16% from Asia; and 3% from South America. This is typical from events held in Oceania.

From experience with international congresses held in Canada, we expect 20-25% attendees from Canada, 15-20% from the United States, 15-20% from Europe 15-20% from Asia/Oceania, and 5-10% from Central/South America & Caribbean.


Past Sponsors & Exhibitors (click to expand)
  • Antibodies Australia
  • British Society for Neuroendocrinology
  • Data Sciences International
  • Elsevier
  • Endocrine Society of Australia
  • Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • KARGER Publishers - Neuroendocrinology Journal
  • Monash University - Department of Physiology
  • Ozgene
  • Sirtex Medical Limited
  • Société de Neuroendocrinologie Expérimentale (SNE)
  • The Charles Perkins Centre
  • Tourism Toronto
  • University of Otago - Centre for Neuroendocrinology
  • University of Otago - Department of Anatomy
  • Victorian Obesity Consortium

Interested in Exhibiting?

Exhibit Opportunities (click to expand)

The exhibition is a vital part of the ICN 2018. Every effort will be made to ensure that all exhibitors receive prime exposure and direct marketing opportunities with key players and decision makers in the field. Efforts include but are not limited to:

  • Lunch Breaks will be served in the Exhibit Hall for all attendees.
  • Poster Viewing in the Exhibit Hall on all Congress days

Exhibit Space - USD 3,000
or Exhibit Space Non-Profit USD 1,000

Included with each Exhibit Booth purchase:

  • 10’ x 10’ pipe and drape exhibit space
  • 6’ table, 2 chairs and wastebasket
  • Booth header sign with company name (no longer than 22 characters)
  • Two (2) Exhibitor Badges
  • Listing with logo and 50-word bio on the Congress website, onsite Congress program and mobile app
  • Electricity, carpet & additional furniture NOT included

Level sponsors have first choice in selecting booth location, followed by exhibitors on a “first-paid, first-served” basis. No exhibitor may sub-let or share with another exhibitor.


Interested in more visibility? Keep reading below.
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Interested in More Visibility?

Sponsorship Levels (click to expand)

Sponsorship Levels

Your total contribution is calculated based on the purchase of any items from the next pages, including advertising, exhibit space and symposia. When your total contribution exceeds one of the Sponsorship Levels, you will receive the additional benefits listed below, in addition to the benefits listed for each individual item purchased.

  PLATINUM
USD 25,000
GOLD
USD 20,000
SILVER
USD 15,000
BRONZE
USD 10,000
Sponsorship Acknowledgement on the Congress mobile App, Congress program and website
Full Congress Invitation 4 3 2 1
Complimentary 10x10 Exhibit Spaces 1 50% discount - -
Complimentary Delegate Bag Insert (supplied by Sponsor) 1 1 1 1
Full Page Advertisement in the Onsite Congress Program 1 1 - -
Half Page Advertisement in the Onsite Congress Program - - 1 -

Example:

You chose a booth, a lunch break, and the onsite mobile app. Your total reaches USD 18,000. You wish to be a Gold Sponsor. You can choose additional items and/or add a general contribution to the Congress of USD 2,000 to bring your total to USD 20,000 and unlock the following benefits:

  • Sponsorship Acknowledgement on the Congress mobile App, Congress program and website
  • 3 Full Congress invitation
  • 1 Full Page Advertisement in the Onsite Congress Program
  • 1 additional complimentary exhibit booths (making a 4-booth peninsula)
  • 1 Complimentary delegate bag insert

Marketing Opportunities (click to expand)

Choose from a variety of marketing items to increase your exposure and visibility.

Congress Dinner & Cocktail Reception (Exclusive) USD 20,000

All delegates are invited to attend the Congress Dinner & Cocktail Reception at the beautiful Royal Ontario Museum on Tuesday, July 17, 19:30-21:00
As the exclusive sponsor of the Congress Dinner & Cocktail Reception you will:

  • Receive four (4) complimentary tickets to the Dinner
  • Have your logo placed on the tickets, menu cards, and signage onsite
  • Be acknowledged verbally during the event, as well as with your logo on the website, in the Congress Program and Mobile App, as the Sponsor of the Congress Dinner & Cocktail Reception.
Welcome Reception (Exclusive) USD 15,000

The Welcome Reception will take place on Sunday, July 15, 18:30-21:00 at the Steam Whistle Brewery. It is the official opening of the Congress, providing delegates and exhibitors the opportunity to mix and mingle while enjoying refreshments.
As the exclusive sponsor of the Welcome Reception, you will:

  • Have table top cards with your logo on all food and beverage stations in the Steam Whistle Brewery during the Welcome Reception
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website and in the Congress Program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the Welcome Reception.
Wireless Internet (Exclusive) USD 12,500

Wireless Internet will be available throughout the Congress Venue at no charge allowing delegates to use the Congress mobile app and connect with other delegates.
As the exclusive sponsor of the Wireless Internet, you will:

  • Have your logo displayed on all relevant signage associated with the wireless internet and on the connection splash page
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the Wireless Internet.
Delegate Bag (Exclusive)
USD 10,000

All registered delegates will receive a delegate bag with the Congress materials such as the Congress Program, seminar information, etc.
As the exclusive sponsor of the Delegate Bag, you will:

  • Have your logo on the delegate bag with the official Congress logo
  • Have the opportunity to include a promotional item in the delegate bag
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the Delegate Bag.
Onsite Mobile App (Exclusive) USD 10,000

The Onsite Mobile Application will be provided to delegates free of charge. The mobile app will include the full Congress program, exhibitor information, general venue and destination information..
As the exclusive sponsor of the Onsite Mobile App, you will:

  • Have your custom graphic/banner displayed on the access page of the mobile app
  • Opportunity for 2 push notifications sent to all delegates during the Congress
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the Onsite Mobile App.
Lanyards (Exclusive) USD 10,000

All delegates will receive a name badge and lanyard to be worn at all times while at the Congress.
As the exclusive sponsor of the Lanyards, you will:

  • Have your logo on all lanyards along with the Congress logo
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the Lanyards.
Trainee Welcome Networking BBQ (Exclusive)
USD 10,000

The Networking BBQ will take place on Saturday, July 14 , from 14:00-16:30. This event will provide an orientation and opportunity for the trainees to meet and greet. Special ice-breaking activities will be planned and faculty will also be encouraged to attend to get to know the next generation of neuroendocrinologists.

As the exclusive sponsor of the Trainee Welcome Networking BBQ, you will:

  • Have your logo displayed on all relevant signage and hand-outs associated with the event
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the Trainee Welcome Networking BBQ.
Trainee Networking Social (Exclusive)
USD 10,000

This event will be targeted to trainees who do not intend to attend the Gala Dinner, as a cost-saving alternative. The social will take place on Tuesday evening at a local venue, such as a ping-pong or bowling club. This will give the trainees an opportunity to network with their fellow scientists at a more informal venue, and give them a chance to discuss their experiences at the ICN 2018.
As the exclusive sponsor of the Trainee Networking Social, you will:

  • Your logo displayed on all relevant signage and hand-outs associated with the event
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the Trainee Networking Social.
Abstract USB Stick (Exclusive) USD 10,000

Each registered delegate will receive a USB memory stick with the collection of all abstracts submitted and accepted for presentation at the Congress. It will be handed out when the delegates pick up their registration package.
As the exclusive sponsor of the USB Stick of Abstracts, you will:

  • Have your logo displayed on the outside of the USB stick
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the USB Stick of Abstracts
Breakfast Poster Sessions (2 Available) USD 5,000 / each

Abstracts accepted for poster presentations will be displayed on poster boards in the Exhibit Hall every day. Authors will be present during a networking breakfast to answer questions and discuss their research with delegates.
As the exclusive sponsor of the Poster Sessions, you will:

  • Have your logo displayed on all Poster number cards that day
  • Have table top cards with your logo on all food and beverage stations during your selected refreshment break
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the selected Poster Session.
Lunch Breaks and/or Box Lunches (2 Available) USD 5,000 / each

Lunch Breaks will be served in the Exhibit Hall for all attendees.
As the exclusive sponsor of the Lunch Breaks, you will:

  • Have table top cards with your logo on all food and beverage stations during your selected lunch break
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, Congress program and Mobile App as the Sponsor of the Lunch Breaks
5 km Fun Run & 1 km Fun Walk USD 5,000

The 5-km Fun Run & 1-km Fun Walk will take place on Tuesday morning. It is an activity that all delegates are invited to take part in, regardless of their fitness level.
As the exclusive sponsor of the 5km Fun Run & 1km Fun Walk, you will:

  • Have your logo prominently displayed on T-shirts during the Run
  • Be acknowledged with your logo on the website, in the Congress Program and Mobile-App as the Sponsor of the Fun Run & Fun Walk.

 


Print & Digital Advertising (click to expand)

Sponsor will be responsible for providing the advertisement in high-resolution, print-ready format as per specifications to be communicated by the Congress Secretariat.

Onsite Printed Advertising

Premium Positions

Outside Back Cover (Exclusive) USD 700,00
Inside Front Cover (Exclusive) USD 500,00
Inside Back Cover (Exclusive) USD 500,00

Other Positions

Full page UDS 300,00
Half page USD 200,00
Quarter Page USD 150,00

Digital Advertising

Enhanced Exhibitor Listing USD 1,000
Banner Ad on Congress Website, per month USD 1,000
Banner Ad in pre-Congress E-Blast 1 USD 1,000
Banner Ad in Initial Registration Email (Exclusive) 2 USD 3,000
Banner Ad in Final Confirmation Email (Exclusive) 2 USD 4,000

1The Congress Secretariat will send emails to more than 2,000 interested parties on a regular basis prior to the event to update on newest developments about the Congress. Your custom banner will be displayed in the body of the e-blast.

2 Each delegate will receive an initial confirmation email at time of registration. All confirmed delegates will receive a final confirmation email a few days before the Congress. Your custom banner will be displayed in the body of the email.
Sponsor will be responsible for providing the artwork as per specifications to be communicated by the Congress Secretariat.

Ready to order? Right-click here to download the Order Form.

Contact

Please contact our dedicated Sponsorship and Exhibit Sales Manager to discuss the various items and pricing options. When ready please download, complete and email us your Order Form (right-click here to download).

Ms. Barbara Hill
Sponsorship & Exhibit Sales Manager
ICN2018-Sponsorship at icsevents.com
Phone: [+1] 604-681-2153
Fax: [+1] 604 681 1049

Congress Secretariat
International Conference Services Ltd. (ICS)
Suite 300, 1201 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC, V6E 2V2
Canada

Hotel Accommodation: Book Official!

The Congress Secretariat (International Conference Services, Ltd.) is the official housing bureau for the ICN 2018 and will coordinate housing for the Congress. Discounted room rates have been negotiated for delegates and groups. All sponsors and exhibitors are asked to support the Congress by booking accommodations via the official Housing Bureau. Priority selection of hotel rooms will be offered to sponsors.

The Congress Secretariat retains the right to downgrade sponsorship levels if sponsors do not book through the official Housing Bureau. Full rates are available on the website.

 

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