Promotional Opportunities

Industry-Supported Symposium

Embrace this excellent opportunity to maximize your company’s exposure by organising an official industry-supported symposium of up to 45 minutes. Note. The Programmes are subjected to the approval of the Congress Organising Committee.

  • Speakers nomination and topics selection are subjected to the approval of the Organising Committee.
  • Inclusion of hall rental, standard audio/visual equipment, display table, access to speakers’ preparation room.
  • Permission to use the phrase: “Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2020” in the marketing of the symposium
  • The symposium title, schedule and programme will be displayed in/on the Congress website and Pocket program.
  • Table for display of materials at the entrance of the hall during the session.
  • All support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Pocket Program, Supporters’ Board on-site and Congress website with hyperlink to the Supporter’s homepage.
  • The supporting company will bear all food and beverage costs for participants attending the symposium.
  • The supporting company in addition to the support fee must cover all speakers’ expenses including registration, accommodation and travel expenses. This also applies if the speakers have already been invited by the Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2020.
Industry-Supported Symposium Slots*
5 November 2020 Lunch Symposium 1245 – 1330 3 slots available
Dinner Symposium 1900 – 1945 2 slots available
6 November 2020 Breakfast Symposium 0730 – 0830 3 slots available
Lunch Symposium 1245 – 1330 3 slots available
Dinner Symposium 1900 – 1945 2 slots available
7 November 2020 Breakfast Symposium 0730 – 0830 3 slots available
Lunch Symposium 1245 – 1330 3 slots available

*Timing and programme are subject to change by Organisers

Faculty Night (Sole Supporter)

This is a major social and networking event that is highly-anticipated by the faculty of the congress, members of the organizing committee as well as regional and international key opinion leaders.

  • 10 complimentary tickets to Faculty Night
  • Supporter’s standing signage provided by your company to be displayed at social function venue
  • Support will be acknowledged on the Supporters’ Board on-site and on the Congress website with hyperlink to Supporter’s homepage.
  • Opportunity to provide items bearing company logo for use at the Faculty Night
  • Opportunity to distribute company’s premiums and literature as door gifts
  • Meet-and-greet staff provided by your company at entrance to the dinner
  • Networking opportunity with faculty, KOL and committee members

Opening Ceremony Cum Reception (sole supporter)

Supporter will have the opportunity to promote itself through a networking reception on the first day to which all registered attendees are invited. Hospitality and any activities provided will be in compliance with all relevant industry codes.

  • Supporter’s logo on the room signage
  • Opportunity to provide items bearing company logo for use at the event
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Pocket Program, Supporters’ Board on-site and on the Congress website with hyperlink to Supporter’s homepage.

Congress Bags (Sole Supporter)

The bag will bear the Supporter logo, which will be branded with the event branding and logo.

  • Support will be recognized on the bag with “Supported by…” and a company logo.
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Pocket Program, Supporters’ Board on-site and on the Congress website with hyperlink to Supporter’s homepage.

High visibility and high impact item often kept by participants after the congress.

Industry-Supported Pre-Congress Workshops

Opportunity to organise pre-congress workshop in consultation with the Congress Organiser

  • Programme is subject to the approval of the Forum Scientific Committee.
  • Permission to use the phrase: “Pre-Congress Workshop of Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2020” in the marketing of workshop.
  • The supporting company should be a Supporter/Exhibitor in the main congress.
  • Attendees for workshops should be registered to the main congress.
  • Workshop programme will be included in a designated industry section of the Pocket Program (subject to receive by publishing deadline).
  • Acknowledgement workshop supported by “Company” on the introductory slide and on the signage at the entrance of the workshop room.
  • Events will be advertised in the Pocket Program with acknowledgment of sponsoring company.
  • The supporting company will bear all hall rental, standard audio/visual equipment and Food and Beverage costs for participants attending the workshop.
  • The supporting company in addition to the support fee must cover all speakers’ expenses including registration, accommodation and travel expenses. This also applies in event that the speakers have already been invited by the Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2020.

Congress Lanyards (sole supporter)

Supporter will produce and provide the participants’ congress lanyards, which will be branded with the event branding and logo.

  • Support will be acknowledged on the lanyards with “Supported by…” and a company logo.
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Pocket Program, Supporters’ Board on-site and on the Congress website with hyperlink to Supporter’s homepage.

The lanyards will have to be approved by the Congress Organiser. Supporter can also provide funding instead of producing the lanyards, in addition to support fee. It is the company’s responsibility to pay the relevant import tax and duties, shipping and any other extraneous charges.

Printing of Programme Book (sole supporter)

The Programme book will be distributed in the participants’ Congress bags.

  • Supporter will get 2 Full-page colour advertisements inside Programme book.
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Programme book, Supporters’ Board on-site and on the Congress website with a hyperlink to Supporter’s homepage.

Speakers’ Ready Room (Sole Supporter)

This room will be specially reserved for and used by the speakers and will be equipped with computers.

  • Supporter’s logo on the room signage
  • Supporter’s logo to be displayed as the desktop background for computers in the room.
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Pocket Program, Supporters’ Board on-site and on the Congress website with hyperlink to Supporter’s homepage.

Product Theatre

Meet with attendees and key decision makers to share your new research outcomes, discuss your clinical protocols, and conduct product demonstrations of your new products and services. Product Theatre sessions are 30 minutes in length and will be held in a designated area(s) in the exhibit hall, which is set up in theatre style for 50 attendees. No other sessions of the scientific programme will run in parallel but may run concurrent with other corporate supporters.

Product Theatres provide a high value, live educational opportunity for hosts to reach engaged healthcare professionals. These sessions deliver a platform to gather and discuss issues on patient education, specific products and therapeutic areas

Located in the Exhibit hall, Product Theatre provides an opportunity to:

  • Highlight and demonstrate new and existing products
  • Provide up-to-date research findings
  • Give product details in-depth
  • Demonstrate products
  • Distribute branded materials
  • Opportunity to provide items bearing company logo for use at the event
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Programme, on the event website, and with signage during the event

Morning Fun Run

Supporter of the morning fun run will be acknowledged with:

  • Signage at the goal
  • T-shirts with company logo
  • On-site acknowledgements
  • Full inside page advertisement in the Pocket Program of the congress
  • Acknowledgment with logo on the congress website

Photo Booth

The Photo Booth is an excellent tool to engage with congress attendees. It allows them to have fun and share their experience. Attendees are given the opportunity to take a photo of themselves and colleagues, using fun props provided by Kenes, and have the photo sent to them via email, text message or directly uploaded to their social media accounts.

  • The booth attracts many attendees and a sponsor would gain exposure by having their branding on the outside of the booth, including their logo on every photo taken.
  • The exposure will last long after the congress ends as these photos are shared with colleagues, friends and family.

Speaker Support

Companies may support registration fees, travel, lodging, etc. for individual faculty members. In compliance with all CME accreditation criteria, the support will be disclosed to participants and the industry.   Supporter must not attempt to influence the content or presentation by the faculty member.

  • All support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Pocket Program, Supporters’ Board on-site and on the Congress website with hyperlink to Supporter’s homepage.

Wine Pouring During Opening Ceremony Reception

5 or 10 bottles of wine are pre-selected from a wine list to be served during the Opening Ceremony Reception at the supporting company’s booth.

  • Includes company listing on a Wine Pouring menu distributed to all participants during the Opening Ceremony Reception
  • Participants will be given a flyer indicating the booth, food and drink they can pick up from the company’s booth
  • Supporter’s logo on Congress website
  • Support will be acknowledged in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Pocket Program
  • Acknowledgment on Supporters’ Board on-site

Coffee Break Support

Supporter will be entitled to 2 coffee breaks for 1 day only (morning and afternoon).  Date selection will be done on a “first come, first served” basis.

  • Opportunity to have a one-day display of company’s logo at the catering point located within the exhibition area.
  • Opportunity to provide items bearing company logo for use during the supported breaks.
  • Support will be acknowledged on the Coffee Break Area signage, in the Industry Support and Exhibition section of the Pocket Program, Supporters’ Board on-site and on the Congress website with a hyperlink to Supporter’s homepage.

Hospitality Suites / Meeting Rooms

An opportunity to hire a room at the venue that will be used as a Hospitality Suite. The supporting company will be able to host and entertain its guests throughout the event. Companies will have the option to order catering at an additional cost. Hospitality provided will be in compliance with all relevant industry codes.

Please contact Ms. Jenny Ong (E-mail: ongj@kenes.com)

  • Opportunity to brand the hospitality suite