Special thanks to the 2011 MVC Partners in Excellence:

Partners in Excellence

Please click on the Partner options below to learn more.

Platinum Partner

Investment: $25,000 or more

Platinum Partners receive:
• Stand-alone recognition in registration area
• One set of pre- and post-MVC mailing labels
• Full-page ad in on-site program
• Platinum Partner signage for booth
• One complimentary podcast recording on an industry topic (non-company or product specific)
All Partners receive:*
• Recognition in pre-, on-site, and post-MVC print materials, including two issues of the OVMA Observer and both printed program guides
• Recognition in the new interactive Partners in Excellence section on the MVC Web site
• Recognition in Partner listing on CD-ROM of Conference Proceedings given to every attendee
• Recognition in on-site Partners signage outside the Exhibit Hall and for any sponsored events
• Social networking coverage on OVMA’s Twitter and Facebook pages, leading up to and during the MVC
• “Partner in Excellence” designation in exhibitor listing and Exhibit Hall map sections of the on-site program
• Opportunity to place a small logo item or one-sheet information page into registration bag for attendees of Veterinary Exploration Conference
*If commitment made by Oct.1, 2010.
Gold Partner

Investment: $10,000 to $24,999

Gold Partners receive:
• Partner recognition in registration area
• One set of pre-MVC mailing labels
• Half-page ad in on-site program
• Gold Partner signage for booth
All Partners receive:*
• Recognition in pre-, on-site, and post-MVC print materials, including two issues of the OVMA Observer and both printed program guides
• Recognition in the new interactive Partners in Excellence section on the MVC Web site
• Recognition in Partner listing on CD-ROM of Conference Proceedings given to every attendee
• Recognition in on-site Partners signage outside the Exhibit Hall and for any sponsored events
• Social networking coverage on OVMA’s Twitter and Facebook pages, leading up to and during the MVC
• “Partner in Excellence” designation in exhibitor listing and Exhibit Hall map sections of the on-site program
• Opportunity to place a small logo item or one-sheet information page into registration bag for attendees of Veterinary Exploration Conference
*If commitment made by Oct.1, 2010.
Silver Partner

Investment: $5,000 to $9,999

Silver Partners receive:
• Partner recognition in registration area
• One set of pre-MVC mailing labels
• Silver Partner signage for booth
 
All Partners receive:*
• Recognition in pre-, on-site, and post-MVC print materials, including two issues of the OVMA Observer and both printed program guides
• Recognition in the new interactive Partners in Excellence section on the MVC Web site
• Recognition in Partner listing on CD-ROM of Conference Proceedings given to every attendee
• Recognition in on-site Partners signage outside the Exhibit Hall and for any sponsored events
• Social networking coverage on OVMA’s Twitter and Facebook pages, leading up to and during the MVC
• “Partner in Excellence” designation in exhibitor listing and Exhibit Hall map sections of the on-site program
• Opportunity to place a small logo item or one-sheet information page into registration bag for attendees of Veterinary Exploration Conference
*If commitment made by Oct.1, 2010.
Bronze Partner

Investment: up to $4,999

Bronze Partners receive:
• Partner recognition in registration area
• Bronze Partner signage for booth
 
All Partners receive:*
• Recognition in pre-, on-site, and post-MVC print materials, including two issues of the OVMA Observer and both printed program guides
• Recognition in the new interactive Partners in Excellence section on the MVC Web site
• Recognition in Partner listing on CD-ROM of Conference Proceedings given to every attendee
• Recognition in on-site Partners signage outside the Exhibit Hall and for any sponsored events
• Social networking coverage on OVMA’s Twitter and Facebook pages, leading up to and during the MVC
• “Partner in Excellence” designation in exhibitor listing and Exhibit Hall map sections of the on-site program
• Opportunity to place a small logo item or one-sheet information page into registration bag for attendees of Veterinary Exploration Conference
*If commitment made by Oct.1, 2010.
Education Opportunities
CE Track Sponsorship Educational Grant

Investment:
Full 6-hour CE track: $2,500
Half 3-hour CE track: $1,250

• Logo on agenda grid
• Logo and company name on session room signage
• Company name on podium placard
• Opportunity to provide Session Presider(s)

Investment: $2,500

• Not tied to any particular speaker
• Receives all general marketing opportunities provided to all MVC Partners

Wet Labs  

Investment:
4-Hour Hands-On Lab: $2,100 (honorarium only)
3-Hour Hands-On Lab: $1,600 (honorarium only)
Equipment & Supplies (Loan and/or donation)


• Logo on agenda grid
• Logo and company name on session room and/or
transportation signage
• Company name on podium placard for on-site labs
• Single table for Partner brochures inside lab area
• One set of post-event mailing labels of lab attendees (available upon request)
Networking & Social Events
MVC Sunday Lunch  

Exclusive Partnership Investment: $10,000
• Logo on on-site event signage
• Logo on event-specific advertising in registration program and on-site guide
• Logo on MVC Web site promoting event
• Opportunity to introduce speaker
• Opportunity to greet attendees at event entrance

Co-Partnership Investment: $5,000
• Logo on on-site event signage
• Logo on event-specific advertising in registration program and on-site guide
• Logo on MVC Web site promoting event
• Opportunity to greet attendees at event entrance

Internet Cafe  
Exclusive Partnership Investment: $6,000
• Partner recognition on MVC Facebook page, plus all shared Partner items

Co-Partnership Investment: $3,000
• Logo on computer desktops as link toWeb site
• Logo on activity-specific signage

Attendee Coffee Break Stations  

Investment: $4,000 per day
• Logo on event-specific signage     • Morning service only

Podcast Opportunities

Investment: $500 to $1,000

Subject-Matter Expert Interview
• Exclusive partnership for individual podcast
• Investment amount based upon potential audience and duration of podcast
• Verbal acknowledgment of support within podcast
introduction and thank you during closing comments
• Logo associated with podcast on Web site
• Logo with selected podcast in promotional ad of all
upcoming podcasts in on-site program
• Logo with selected podcast in promotional article in the post-Conference issue of the OVMA Observer
Attendee Registration

In-Kind Donation: Conference Pens
• Quantity 5,000
• Should arrive at George Fern advance warehouse no later than Jan. 28, 2011

Due Dates

To ensure your company receives maximum recognition for its partner participation in the 2011 Midwest Veterinary Conference, we ask that you submit your company logo to us as soon as you select your partnership so we may effectively promote your sponsored events.

Oct. 1, 2010: For inclusion in all appropriate marketing opportunities.

Dec. 17, 2010: For inclusion in pre-MVC newsletter and all remaining pre- and post-Conference marketing opportunities. (Excludes registration program)

Jan. 24, 2011: For inclusion in all on-site and post-Conference marketing opportunities.

Art Requirements

In order to guarantee high-quality promotional materials that accurately portray your company, please use the following guidelines when submitting your logo:

Acceptable File Types
• High-Resolution EPS, AI, PSD, TIFF, or PDF: Used for printed signage. Must be at least 300 dpi. (Preferred)
• JPEG: Used for web publications. Must be at least 72 dpi. (If submitting one of the high-resolution image files detailed above, no web-ready image need be submitted.)

Please submit logo in color. The OVMA will convert to black-and-white if needed.

Please adhere to the aforementioned deadlines. Only electronic files submitted by specified deadlines and in acceptable formats will be included in specified marketing opportunities.

If you have questions on art specifications or submission details, please contact Communications Director Krysten Pyles.

You may also download a printable copy of the 2011 Partners in Excellence Opportunities.