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118th MVMA Annual Meeting

February 5-7, 2015
Hilton Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota



Dear Friends of Veterinary Medicine,

Sponsorship opportunities for 2015 are available. The Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) holds one of the largest veterinary conventions in the Midwest and is one of the top in the country. Dedicated Continuing Education and Program Committees together with MVMA staff continue to bring top quality educational speakers to Minnesota as well as a social venue that draws high attendance. In 2015, the MVMA Annual Meeting will be back in the Twin Cities at the downtown Hilton Hotel Minneapolis. Corporate sponsorship is needed to afford the quality of education veterinarians need and desire and they appreciate your commitment to their profession. The MVMA is committed to giving our corporate sponsors the benefits and recognition they deserve for their generous sponsorship. Benefits your company will receive through corporate sponsorship are shown in the chart below as well as other non-tangible benefits that include:

  • Exposure to a targeted constituent group
  • Corporate Goodwill
  • Brand Recognition
  • Increased Impressions


The sponsorship opportunities available are shown with estimated sponsorship levels. Your sponsor benefits are listed in the sponsors' benefits table below and will change according to the dollar amount of your total annual sponsorship. Please call the MVMA office at (651) 645-7533 and Kelly or Dan will be available to discuss with you the sponsorship opportunities or email Don't wait, these sponsorship opportunities are limited and will be available on a first come basis. Thank You.

Sponsorship opportunities are subject to change. Renewing Annual Meeting sponsors have the first opportunity to reserve their sponsorship type for 2015.

The following benefits are given to all convention sponsors:

  • Recognition by session moderator*
  • Recognition via signage at appropriate location(s)
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attending representatives
  • Recognition in the MVMA's newsletter and website (MVMA News and
  • Exhibit Booth Signage recognition
  • Opportunity to place an insert in attendee bags
  • Recognition in logo slideshow presentation at lunches



Gold Silver Bronze
$8,000 + $5,000 - $7,999 $2,500 - $4,999
up to $2,499
Exhibit Booth Location Selection** 1st Choice 1st or 2nd 2nd or 3rd 3rd
Recognition in logo slideshow presentations X X X
Recognition in Annual Meeting program booklet - Ad space Full page 1/2 page
Advertisement space in MVMA News - (3 issues of your choice) 1/2 page ($1600 value) 1/4 page ($860 value)
Recognition on Exhibit Hall entrance signage X
Recognition via lobby banner in registration area X
Benefits of a corporate membership - MVMA News subscription X
Banner Ad on X

note that sponsor benefit is when applicable
note that 2nd or 3rd choices are given only when higher-level sponsor already takes 1st choice

Opportunities are Limited - Act Now

2015 Annual Meeting Opportunities Available - Hilton Minneapolis - OPEN
Continuing Education Program Partner* - $500 - $5,000
Play a major role in the continuing education of veterinarians
Program opportunities to come - call or email Kelly with your sponsorhip interests. or 651-645-7533.

All Day Program $2,500 - $5,000 OPEN
1/2 Day Program $500 - $2,500 OPEN
Friday Breakfast Seminar $1,000 OPEN
Saturday Breakfast Seminar $1,000 SOLD - SPONSORED by MERIAL

MVMA Annual Meeting Program Booklet Advertising - $600 - OPEN - SPONSORED by U of M CVM, and UNIVERSAL ULTRASOUND, U.S. BANK, AVMA PLIT - Thank You
1/2 page program ads are available in the MVMA Annual Meeting Program
Given to all attendees at registration!

Proceedings Website - mailed prior to meeting - $3,000 - SOLD - SPONSORED by MVMF - Thank You
Put your company name/logo and message on web page viewed by convention attendees as they download proceedings. Website is functional for one year! Click to view Proceedings website

Attendee Confirmation Mailing - $1,500 - SOLD - Sponsored by DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SYSTEMS
Add logo and exhibit booth information to MVMA's confirmation mailing envelope just prior to convention. Includes ability to place company banner strategically in hotel!

Friday Night Exhibitors Big Band Jazz Event - $3,000 - (4 maximum) - OPEN - Sponsored by Mutual of Omaha in 2014
Sponsor this funfilled event! Held at the Hilton Hotel!

Plenary Lunches - $3,000 - $5,000 - OPEN
Welcome attendees at lunch, logo slideshow, provide table top info/items. Sponsored by Merial in 2014

Thursday Lunch with the Exhibitors - 400 veterinarians - Sponsor the Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall - OPEN

Friday MVMA Members Business Lunch - 400 veterinarians, MVMA Awards - OPEN

Saturday Awards Lunch - over 400 veterinarians - Keynote Speaker -Dr. Bo Brock - OPEN - SPONSORED BY MERIAL in 2014 - Thank You
Animal Award Presentations - Be the Presenter! - Media Visibility

Luncheon Table Gifts - $1,000 - $2,000 - FRI OPEN, SAT SOLD - SPONSORED by ANIMAL EMERGENCY AND REFERRAL CENTER OF MINNESOTA in 2015 - Thank You
Place gift items at each attendees place at daily lunches

Convention Break - $1,000-$1,500 break (morning break, afternoon break) - OPEN - SPONSORED by Merck - Thank You
Opportunity to provide snacks to attendees – signage at food station(s)

Daily Beverage Station - $1,000/day - OPEN
Opportunity to provide beverages to attendees - signage at beverage station(s)

Attendee Note pads with company logo - SOLD - SPONSORED by BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM - Thank You
Provide the MVMA with 1,000 - 81/2 x 11 notepads placed in all attendee bags and used often!

Attendee Badge Holders - $1,000 - OPEN
A cost effective sponsorship

Attendee Bags - $3,000 or more SOLD - SPONSORED by MIDWEST VETERINARY SUPPLY - Thank You
Another visible sponsorship opportunity - every attendee gets one!

Attendee Pens - $1,000 - SOLD - SPONSORED by Mutual of Omaha - Thank You
Great visibility during and after the convention!

MVMA Seminar Continuing Education Partner 2015 - $1,500 - $3,000

MVMA Spring Seminar, April 30, 2015 - OPEN - SPONSORED by VHA in 2014 - Thank You
Dr. James Noxon - Dermatology

MVMA Summer Seminar, June 18, 2015 - OPEN - SPONSORED by VPI in 2014 - Thank You
Dr. David Bruyette - Endocrinology

MVMA Academy of Veterinary Medical Practice Seminar, September 24, 2015 - $2,000 - OPEN - SPONSORED by MN VETERINARY MEDICAL FOUNDATION in 2014 - Thank You
Dr. Ralph Hamor - Ophthalmology

MVMA Fall Staff Seminar, November 12, 2015 - OPEN- SPONSORED by VHA in 2014 -Thank You
Dr. Karen Overall - Behavior

Sponsorship Benefits specific to Spring, Summer, Academy, and Fall Staff Seminar

  • Sponsorship Display table at seminar location
  • Link to company's website on
  • Recognition in registration materials and signage at seminar location
  • Insert opportunity in seminar attendee's folder

Create Your Own Sponsorship - $
Work with the MVMA to create your own, attention-getting sponsorship that enhances your own goals. Sponsorship opportunities are subject to change. Current Annual Meeting sponsors have the first opportunity to reserve their sponsorship type for the next year.

Sponsorship opportunities are subject to change. Current Annual Meeting sponsors have the first opportunity to reserve their sponsorship type for the next year.





The convention is being held at the Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403. (View mapquest). You may book your reservation by calling their toll free number 888-933-5363 or online at Online Hotel Reservations. Rooms are $99 and include complimentary parking for one vehicle per night. Please request the group rate for the MN Veterinary Medical Association or the group code MVM.




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