Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities
Business Alliance Partnership
Meeting and Conference Educational Program Sponsorship
Current and Past VHMA Exhibitors and Sponsors
The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association, Inc. (VHMA) is an international professional association, created in 1981, by and for veterinary hospital managers. The association’s guiding principles include the pursuit of excellence in practice management, opening channels of communication and networking among practices. Over 1,900 hospital managers, veterinarians, technicians and consultants belong to the VHMA.
For general demographic information contact the VHMA Office.
The VHMA Business Alliance Partner Program provides an opportunity for veterinary industry stakeholders to join the VHMA in advancing and assuring a high overall quality of professional service in the veterinary field. The VHMA places tremendous value on the working relationship it has cultivated with industry companies and their individual representatives. It is a partnership that has advanced not only the association’s mission but also the profession.
VHMA Business Alliance Partner Program is open to qualifying companies offering products and services designed to address the professional business needs of today’s veterinary practice. The VHMA Business Alliance Partner Program offers scaled financial commitments with qualifying benefits. The VHMA Business Alliance Partner Program is administered by the VHMA Industry Liaison Committee that recommends Business Alliance Partner approval to the VHMA Board of Directors. Industry stakeholders who wish to become a VHMA Business Alliance Partner should submit the Business Alliance Partner Contract for approval.
BAP PROGRAM DETAILS AND APPLICATION
The VHMA does not offer any advertising opportunities through our monthly newsletter or on our Web sites. The VHMA does not sell our membership mailing list.
Each year the VHMA holds a trade show in conjunction with our Annual Meeting and Conference. Our 2014 Annual Meeting and Conference will be held September 17-20, 2014 in St. Louis, MO. The cost to exibit is $800. The VHMA Trade Show is limitied to 25 vendors. Exhibit days are Thursday and Friday, September 19-19.
The VHMA annually runs a printed advertising campaign in the trade magazine Veterinary Economics. Each advertisement is designed and developed to promote the importance of professional veterinary management and improve industry awareness of the VHMA association. Each advertisement is a full color, 1/2 page placement. The VHMA runs six (6) advertisements annually. It is anticipated that each advertisement will be seen by 55,000 decision-makers who loyally read Veterinary Economics.
The cost per advertisement sponsorship is $2,500 and is offered to our Business Alliance Partners who have first right of refusal on these opportuniites. Only one sponsor is accepted per advertisement (six opportunities only).
Advertising sponsorship includes placement of your company logo within our ad space, with a mention that the advertisement was made possible through your company's generouse support of the organization and the profession of veterinary management. Each sponsoring company has the opportunity to review the advertisement prior to publishing.
The VHMA is dedicated to providing quality education and management resources to our membership through our management educational programs. A VHMA Educational Sponsorship offers you the opportunity to generate name recognition by including your name and/or logo on all conference marketing materials.
2014 Annual Meeting and Conference (September 17-20, 2014 in St. Louis, MO):
Gold Sponsorship - $2,500
Platinum Sponsorship - $4,250 (includes a complimentary exhibit space (value $800))
Sponsorship acknowledgement will be published on all meeting marketing materials.
2015 Management Exchange (March 19-21, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM):
The VHMA offers two (2) exclusive lunch sponsorship opportunities for this meeting. Each sponsor has the opportunity to make a 10-minute presentation to the attendees during a lunch meal. VHMA Business Alliance Partners have the first right of refusal to these opportunities.
Sponsorshipship rate: $3,500
Contact the VHMA Office for current sponsorship opportunities at: firstname.lastname@example.org.