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Sponsorship Opportunities

The easiest way to promote your company to Ohio pharmacists!

CLICK HERE to access the Annual & Midyear Sponsorship Opportunities online contribution form.

Annual Conference & Midyear Meeting Sponsor Level Benefits

Grand Sponsor         $10,000 or more
Gold  Sponsor           $5,000 - $9,999

Silver                             $2000 - $4,999
Bronze                             Up to $1,999

OPA offers two ways to contribute. Choose Level Contribution with a monetary donation or Specific Contribution by selecting from the following list of sponsor opportunities. Every contributor  will be recognized at the corresponding Sponsor Level.

OPA Annual Conference - April 4-6, 2014

OPA Signature Events               Grand Sponsor level only

Your company can have naming rights to one of these OPA signature events. Be visible at these events, which are highlights of the OPA Conference, as attendees gather to recognize peer accomplishments, learn about new products and services, and spend time with friends in pharmacy.
Sponsorship opportunities available: one per event
Sponsorship must be confirmed by January 15, 2014

Awards Luncheon - The most well-attended special event of the OPA Conference is on Friday afternoon. Attendance is usually around 350 as pharmacy excellence is recognized;

President’s Banquet - The formal installation of OPA’s president is a dignified ceremony on Saturday evening. Sponsors of this event share in the recognition of the past and present leadership of the Association. Attendance is approximately 250;

Friday Evening Dinner and Entertainment - A themed event where pharmacists, exhibitors and OPA leaders join in the entertainment. Attendance is approximately 200;

Conference Bags - $6000                  Gold Sponsor level
Every one of the expected 1100 pharmacist and student pharmacist attendees receive a bag with your company name and logo.
Sponsorship opportunities available: one
Gold Level Sponsorship must be confirmed by Jan. 15, 2014 

Business Plan Sponsorship - $3500
This student pharmacist competition is a key attraction for independent pharmacists and the businesses that support independent pharmacy.
Sponsorship must be confirmed by Jan. 15, 2014

OTC Challenge Sponsorship - $3000
College teams demonstrate OTC expertise of common self-care conditions and  treatment in a fun, fast-paced continuing education session.

Alumni Reception - $3000
Alumni, deans and faculty of Ohio’s Colleges of Pharmacy gather to celebrate new accomplishments and recent milestones.

Student Activities - $3000
Student pharmacists compete in pharmacy games to help their college/school of pharmacy win the Pharmacy Olympics trophy.

Ohio Research Forum - $3000
Presenters will explain their research on a variety of health care topics and issues.

Ohio Innovative Practice Showcase - $2500   SOLD!
The showcase will highlight strategies used for the development and promotion of patient care services and feature posters displays on the outcomes from those services to the patients served and to the pharmacy’s business plans.

Sponsor Hotel Key Cards - $2000 SOLD!
Sponsor the hotel room key cards of the attendees and communicate your company message each time the attendees enter their hotel room.

President’s Banquet Flowers - $2000  SOLD!
Flower arrangements for the President’s Banquet tables.
Sponsorship opportunities available: One
OPA/Sponsor Lanyards - $2000 or
Sponsor-provided Lanyards  - $1000
All attendees will be given a neck cord with your company message or logo imprinted on it.
Sponsorship opportunities available: limited to one organization  Sponsorship must be confirmed by Jan. 15, 2014. Sponsor-provided lanyards must be received by Feb. 14, 2014

Career Experts Panel - $2000
Pharmacist leaders networking with practitioners, student pharmacists and faculty.

Conference App - $1000
Brand your company name or logo on the OPA Conference app.

President’s Reception - $1000
The reception is Saturday night following the formal induction of OPA’s new officers. Ohio’s pharmacy leaders gather to celebrate the future of OPA.

Coffee/Beverage Breaks - $800 each
Sponsor a morning or afternoon break for all Conference attendees.

Conference Bag Inserts - $750 for exhibitors/$1000 for non-exhibitors
Provide information about your company’s products and services in the Conference tote bag  

Past Presidents’ Breakfast - $800
On Sunday, past and current OPA presidents gather to
recognize OPA accomplishments.

Annual Conference Program Advertising -
A program containing educational information and events will be distributed to approximately 1100 individuals attending the Conference. Your investment allows placement of your company’s four-color advertisement in the Conference Program. Quality, high resolution advertisements must be received in PDF format.
Sponsorship opportunities available: limited to one organization each for outside back cover, inside front cover and inside back cover; full-page and half-page advertisements unlimited

    $900 - Back Cover Full Page  
    $900 - Inside two-page spread 

    $700 - Inside-Front Cover Full Page
    $700 - Inside-Back Cover Full Page
    $550 - Full Page      
    $350 - 1/2 Page      

*All sponsorship opportunities are available to an unlimited
number of organizations unless otherwise noted




and Center for Entrepreneurship

Continuing Education Sponsorship Opportunities

Immunization Training Programs Two or more held each summer
Attendance ≈ 40 each

APhA’s Delivering MTMS Certificate Training Programs Several held yearly
Attendance ≈ 40 each

Young Pharmacy Leaders Conference October 2014
Attendance ≈ 30 each

Midyear Meeting November 2014
Attendance ≈150-200

Technician Seminars May 20 and Aug 14, 2014
Attendance ≈150-250 each

Center for Entrepreneuship Programs Up to six programs held yearly on various topics of interest to independent pharmacists and pharmacists wanting to open an independent pharmacy
Attendance ≈ 40 each


Sponsor Choices for OPA/OPF and Center for Entrepreneurship programs


Product Theatre
-25 minute Luncheon presentation to attendees and signage $3,500
(available during select non-Annual Conference programming)

- Signage, Demo/sample table and recognition $2,500

- Box lunch and beverage for all attendees and presenters, with signage $1,000

Continental Breakfast
- Pastry, Fruit, Coffee, Juice and Water with sponsorship announcement $500

- Snack item, Coffee, Tea and Water, with sponsorship announcement $300


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