Exhibitors

Promotional Opportunities

DDW® is the world's largest meeting of GI health professionals. There is no better way to deliver your message to this audience than to advertise with a DDW product or service:

  • Create brand awareness before DDW.
  • Ensure that all attendees receive your message.
  • Maximize your visibility on site.
  • Continue generating a return on your investment.

Ensure your success at DDW by taking advantage of pre-show, on-site and post-show marketing opportunities.

To discuss the best marketing plan for your group, please contact:

Chris Adams
Manager, Industry Sales Activities
cadams@gastro.org
301-941-2603

Unless otherwise noted, all items can be reserved by filling out the marketing opportunities form.

High Visibility, Low Cost +

Title
Details
(PDF)
Description Price
Bistro DDW Tickets N/A Reserve a table and provide lunch for booth staff and your key prospects. Bistro DDW provides an opportunity for uninterrupted, face-to-face time with attendees.  Bistro DDW website coming soon $22 per ticket
Carpet Decals   Your custom decals, up to 3'x3', will be placed on the carpeting of the Exhibit Hall. This opportunity is limited to 40 total decals on a first-come, first-served basis. $1,000 per decal or $4,500 for five
Charging Stations   Charging stations allow attendees to power their mobile devices, such as laptops and cell phones, while watching a video about your product or service. Signage at each station reaches attendees with fully-charged batteries, too. $5,000

Conference Bag Inserts

(No Longer Available)

  Your company designs and produces 18,000 copies of a flyer, up to 8.5" x 11" in size, which will be included in every attendee's conference bag.  This opportunity is limited to 10 total inserts on a first-come, first-serve basis.

$5,000
$3,500 (for product theater and satellite symposia sponsors only)

(SOLD OUT)

Convention Center Banners   Located in high-traffic areas of the convention center, large banners capture the attention of DDW attendees as they walk toward the exhibit hall and as they leave the center. A variety of sizes and locations are available - PlanTour Banner Inventory. Prices vary
DDW Buyer’s Enhancement Pack   The Buyer’s Enhancement Pack is the apex for pre-and post-show market tools.  Your 5.5”x7” ad will be mailed to attendees pre and post show under the official DDW brand at a fraction of the cost of an individual mailing.  Pre and Post show packs sold separately. $2,500
DDW Daily News Advertisements  N/A

Providing the most current news on convention happenings, industry announcements and late-breaking science, the DDW Daily News newspaper offers advertisers the most comprehensive exposure at the meeting, with 32,000 copies distributed throughout McCormick Place.

Contact TriStar Publishing to place ads: TriStar Publishing
7285 West 132 St, Suite 300
Overland Park, KS 66213
www.tristarpub.com


 View the 2014 rate card:

View the 2014 Rate Card

Nan Blunk (nblunk@tristarpub.com)
Advertising Specialist
913-491-4200

Darcey Tenbrink (dtenbrink@tristarpub.com)
Advertising Specialist
913-491-4200

Prices vary
Digital Banner

(No longer available)
 Call for details Digital banners are sure to draw the attention of attendees with over 45 square feet of vibrant display.  They are a great way to get noticed outside of the exhibit hall.  Tell attendees that you are at DDW® in a BIG way.

$5,000 single ad

SOLD
 

Email Blast   Reach DDW attendees digitally by placing your ad on one of the official DDW emails. $2,500-$10,000
Exhibit Excursion   Increase traffic at your booth by participating in the Exhibit Excursion. Attendees visit participating companies’ booths, answer a question about your company or product and receive a sticker, making them eligible for a daily prize drawing. $150
Exhibit Guide Advertising  N/A

Guarantee your company maximum exposure in this must-have publication for all meeting attendees. With distribution at registration, the comprehensive DDW Exhibit Guide provides attendees with vital information about sessions, floor plans, and exhibitors.

Contact TriStar Publishing to place ads.  See contact information above.
Prices vary
Hand Sanitizer Stations   Help attendees stay healthy by providing them with hand sanitizer stations around the convention center. $2,000
Mailing Lists   76% of trade show attendees already have the exhibits they are going to visit pre-planned due to pre-show marketing.  Use the DDW mailing lists to make sure that you are on attendees’ schedule. $500-$1,500
Street Signs   Ever wish you could broadcast your message in the aisles?  With street signs, you can!  Your corporate or product advertisement will be placed on two double-sided 12”x18” banners on an illuminated light post to draw attendees to your booth.  Placed near the park benches that will be spread around the hall exhibit hall, this will also keep your message in front of attendees even while they rest.  PLUS, there is a literature pocket attached for you to places flyers, invitations, or product information.

$5,000

SOLD

Water Stations   Provide a refreshing drink for attendees during the long walk between sessions or to the exhibit hall. A 22" x 28" sign with your branding will be placed at each station. Optionally, you may provide branded cups and napkins at an additional cost. $4,500
Website Advertising  Call for details The DDW website is attendees’ single source for everything DDW, from registration and housing to program information and post-meeting CME requests.  Have your banner ad prominently displayed on the DDW web pages. Prices vary

 

Sunshine Act Compliant +

Title Details
(PDF)
Description Pricing
Agenda Book Ad and Bookmark   The Agenda Book is the guide to DDW. It includes the final version of the meeting agenda, maps of the convention center and meeting rooms, and information about other scientific meetings and events. Attendees keep this resource on hand all week and refer to it often.

Your ad will be placed on the back cover. Also included is an ad on one side of a bookmark inserted in each book. This sponsorship does not include the eBook version of the Agenda Book, however, the purchaser of this ad will get right of first refusal for the eBook.

$50,000
SOLD

Agenda Book for eReaders   The final DDW Agenda Book will be available electronically, formatted for Kindle™ and other eBook readers. Support the technology and receive corporate or product logo recognition embedded within the eBook reader content.

$10,000
SOLD

Aisle Banners   Each aisle in the expansive DDW exhibit hall is lined with large, four-color banners serving as location markers. Attendees rely on these banners to navigate through the hall, making the signs a great way to reach the 92 percent of attendees who visit the exhibit hall.

 

$60,000

SOLD

Bistro DDW Tickets  N/A Reserve a table and provide lunch for booth staff and your key prospects. Bistro DDW provides an opportunity for uninterrupted, face-to-face time with attendees.  Bistro DDW website coming soon $22 per ticket
Charging Stations   Charging stations allow attendees to power their mobile devices, such as laptops and cell phones, while watching a video about your product or service. Signage at each station reaches attendees with fully-charged batteries, too. $5,000
Conference Bags   All attendees receive a bag stuffed with everything they need for the meeting: Abstracts on Disk, an Agenda Book and more. $60,000
SOLD
ePosters   Online versions of scientific posters are available during and after DDW. Poster entries will include a PDF or interactive Microsoft PowerPoint presentation (if supplied by the presenter) in addition to the formal scientific poster. $75,000
SOLD
Hand Sanitizer Stations   Help attendees stay healthy by providing them with hand sanitizer stations around the convention center. $2,000

Information Booths

(No longer available)

  Your logo is displayed on one of the information booths that are centrally located in highly visible areas of the convention center. DDW staff is on hand throughout the meeting to answer questions and provide directions.

$15,000

SOLD

Personalized Patient Education Posters   Attendees will have the ability to build their own complimentary medical poster and personalize it with their name and practice. The 18" x 24" poster will be printed in three minutes, and rolled up to take home in a carry tube (included). The posters are branded with the DDW logo and a “supported by” byline for the supporting company. $45,000
Mobile Application powered by MyDDW  Call for details The mobile web application powered by MyDDW keeps attendees connected to DDW wherever they go. From session planning to exhibitor listings, up-to-the-minute DDW meeting information is always at their fingertips. Have your logo featured prominently on the App for attendees to see as they browse all DDW have to offer. Prices vary
MyDDW Kiosks MyDDW is a one-stop online portal for DDW activities before, during and after the meeting. Attendees use it in advance to search abstracts and plan their DDW itineraries. On site, they use dedicated MyDDW kiosks to access the Internet, print meeting materials — session handouts, abstracts, even boarding passes for the flight home — access the Career and Recruitment Center, and much more. Your logo will be placed on five of the kickplates. $10,000

 

Preliminary Program

Unavailable Deadline has passed

  Advertise in this brochure, which contains DDW registration and housing information and is used by all attendees to register for the meeting. In addition to being mailed to 25,000 GI professionals every December, it is also available on the DDW website. Ad placement is on the outside back cover/mailing panel of the 9" x 6" self-mailer. The deadline to reserve ad space is Nov. 1, 2013. $10,000
Refreshment Breaks   Provide a refreshing break for attendees as they peruse the exhibits or poster sessions. Refreshment stations will be set up throughout the hall for attendees' convenience.Your company logo and booth number on signs at all beverage stations. $15,000
Shuttle Buses   Buses run all day, every day between most official DDW hotels and the convention center. Nearly all attendees take advantage of this convenient, free transportation service. Call for details
Surf-n-Snack Zone   The Surf-n-Snack Zone is an area in the exhibit hall where attendees can take a break, meet with colleagues, have a bite to eat and check their messages on their laptops or hand-held devices with free Wi-Fi service. The company that funds the Surf-n-Snack Zone will have signage acknowledging their support and have the opportunity to place promotional materials on the tables $40,000
SOLD
Water Stations   Provide a refreshing for attendees drink during the long walk between sessions or to the exhibit hall. A 22" x 28" sign with your branding will be placed at each station. Optionally, you may provide branded cups and napkins at an additional cost. $4,500

 

Attendee Services +

Title Details
(PDF)
Description Pricing
Agenda Book Ad and Bookmark   The Agenda Book is the guide to DDW. It includes the final version of the meeting agenda, maps of the convention center and meeting rooms, and information about other scientific meetings and events. Attendees keep this resource on hand all week and refer to it often.

Your ad will be placed on the back cover. Also included is an ad on one side of a bookmark inserted in each book. This sponsorship does not include the eBook version of the Agenda Book, however, the purchaser of this ad will get right of first refusal for the eBook.
$50,000
SOLD
Agenda Book for eReaders   The final DDW Agenda Book will be available electronically, formatted for Kindle™ and other eBook readers. Support the technology and receive corporate or product logo recognition embedded within the eBook reader content. $10,000
SOLD
Aisle Banners   Each aisle in the expansive DDW exhibit hall is lined with large, four-color banners serving as location markers. Attendees rely on these banners to navigate through the hall, making the signs a great way to reach the 92 percent of attendees who visit the exhibit hall. $60,000
SOLD
Bistro DDW Tickets  N/A Reserve a table and provide lunch for booth staff and your key prospects. Bistro DDW provides an opportunity for uninterrupted, face-to-face time with attendees. $22 per ticket
Charging Stations   Charging stations allow attendees to power their mobile devices, such as laptops and cell phones, while watching a video about your product or service. Signage at each station reaches attendees with fully-charged batteries, too. $5,000
Conference Bags   All attendees receive a bag stuffed with everything they need for the meeting: Abstracts on Disk, an Agenda Book and more. $60,000
SOLD
ePosters   Online versions of scientific posters are available during and after DDW. Poster entries will include a PDF or interactive Microsoft PowerPoint presentation (if supplied by the presenter) in addition to the formal scientific poster. $75,000
SOLD
Hand Sanitizer Stations   Help attendees stay healthy by providing them with hand sanitizer stations around the convention center.  $2,000
Information Booths   Your logo is displayed on one of the information booths that are centrally located in highly visible areas of the convention center. DDW staff is on hand throughout the meeting to answer questions and provide directions. $15,000
Mobile Application powered by MyDDW Call for details The mobile web application powered by MyDDW keeps attendees connected to DDW wherever they go. From session planning to exhibitor listings, up-to-the-minute DDW meeting information is always at their fingertips. Prices vary
MyDDW Kiosks   MyDDW is a one-stop online portal for DDW activities before, during and after the meeting. Attendees use it in advance to search abstracts and plan their DDW itineraries. On site, they use dedicated MyDDW kiosks to access the Internet, print meeting materials — session handouts, abstracts, even boarding passes for the flight home — access the Career and Recruitment Center, and much more. Your logo will be placed on five of the kickplates. $10,000
Personalized Patient Education Posters Attendees will have the ability to build their own complimentary medical poster and personalize it with their name and practice. The 18" x 24" poster will be printed in three minutes, and rolled up to take home in a carry tube (included). The posters are branded with the DDW logo and a “supported by” byline for the supporting company. $45,000
Preliminary Program

(No longer available)
  Advertise in this brochure, which contains DDW registration and housing information and is used by all attendees to register for the meeting. In addition to being mailed to 25,000 GI professionals every December, it is also available on the DDW website. Ad placement is on the outside back cover/mailing panel of the 9" x 6" self-mailer. The deadline to reserve ad space is Nov. 1, 2013. $10,000
Refreshment Breaks   Provide a refreshing break for attendees as they peruse the exhibits or poster sessions. Refreshment stations will be set up throughout the hall for attendees' convenience.Your company logo and booth number on signs at all beverage stations. $15,000
Shuttle Buses   Buses run all day, every day between most official DDW hotels and the convention center. Nearly all attendees take advantage of this convenient, free transportation service. $140,000 exclusive or $75,000 shared
Surf-n-Snack Zone   The Surf-n-Snack Zone is an area in the exhibit hall where attendees can take a break, meet with colleagues, have a bite to eat and check their messages on their laptops or hand-held devices with free Wi-Fi service. The company that funds the Surf-n-Snack Zone will have signage acknowledging their support and have the opportunity to place promotional materials on the tables. $40,000
SOLD
Water Stations   Provide a refreshing drink for attendees during the long walk between sessions or to the exhibit hall. A 22" x 28" sign with your branding will be placed at each station. Optionally, you may provide branded cups and napkins at an additional cost. $4,500

 

Educational Branding +

Title Details
(PDF)
Description Pricing
Abstracts on Disk   Each attendee will receive Abstracts on Disk in his or her conference bag. This disk contains all of the accepted abstracts for DDW 2014. A downloadable version will be available on the DDW website before the meeting.

$75,000
SOLD

Agenda Book Ad and Bookmark   The Agenda Book is the guide to DDW. It includes the final version of the meeting agenda, maps of the convention center and meeting rooms, and information about other scientific meetings and events. Attendees keep this resource on hand all week and refer to it often.

Your ad will be placed on the back cover. Also included is an ad on one side of a bookmark inserted in each book. This sponsorship does not include the eBook version of the Agenda Book, however, the purchaser of this ad will get right of first refusal for the eBook.
$50,000
SOLD
Agenda Book for eReaders   The final DDW Agenda Book will be available electronically, formatted for Kindle™ and other eBook readers. Support the technology and receive corporate or product logo recognition embedded within the eBook reader content. $10,000
SOLD
ePosters   Online versions of scientific posters are available during and after DDW. Poster entries will include a PDF or interactive Microsoft PowerPoint presentation (if supplied by the presenter) in addition to the formal scientific poster. $75,000
SOLD
Mobile Application powered by MyDDW  Call for details The mobile web application powered by MyDDW keeps attendees connected to DDW wherever they go. From session planning to exhibitor listings, up-to-the-minute DDW meeting information is always at their fingertips. Have your logo featured prominently on the App for attendees to see as they browse all DDW have to offer. Prices vary
MyDDW Kiosks MyDDW is a one-stop online portal for DDW activities before, during and after the meeting. Attendees use it in advance to search abstracts and plan their DDW itineraries. On site, they use dedicated MyDDW kiosks to access the Internet, print meeting materials — session handouts, abstracts, even boarding passes for the flight home — access the Career and Recruitment Center, and much more. Your logo will be placed on five of the kickplates. $10,000
Personalized Patient Education Posters Attendees will have the ability to build their own complimentary medical poster and personalize it with their name and practice. The 18" x 24" poster will be printed in three minutes, and rolled up to take home in a carry tube (included). The posters are branded with the DDW logo and a “supported by” byline for the supporting company. $45,000
Product Theater   Product theaters are turnkey, 45-minute marketing presentations about your company’s products or services. These sessions do not offer CME credits, rather, they give exhibitors the freedom to create a presentation centered around their company’s products or services.  Find available time slots and to learn more, click here.

$15,000 /

$7,500 (Tuesday timeslots only)

Satellite Symposia   Expand your reach at DDW by hosting a Satellite Symposium. These are educational programs held before or after DDW scientific sessions and hosted by exhibiting and non-exhibiting companies. Some offer CME credit to participants. $50,000-$62,500

 

Onsite Branding & Giveaways +

Title Details
(PDF)
Description Pricing
Abstracts on Disk   Each attendee will receive Abstracts on Disk in his or her conference bag. This disk contains all of the accepted abstracts for DDW 2014. A downloadable version will be available on the DDW website before the meeting.

$75,000
SOLD

Aisle Banners   Each aisle in the expansive DDW exhibit hall is lined with large, four-color banners serving as location markers. Attendees rely on these banners to navigate through the hall, making the signs a great way to reach the 92 percent of attendees who visit the exhibit hall. $60,000
SOLD
Agenda Book for eReaders   The final DDW Agenda Book will be available electronically, formatted for Kindle™ and other eBook readers. Support the technology and receive corporate or product logo recognition embedded within the eBook reader content. $10,000
SOLD
Badge Lanyards   Badges must be worn at all times within the convention center. Attendees rely on these fabric lanyards to display their badges each day. Exhibiting companies are prohibited from distributing lanyards, making this a unique and sought-after item. $25,000
SOLD
Carpet Decals   Your custom decals, up to 3'x3', will be placed on the carpeting of the Exhibit Hall. This opportunity is limited to 40 total decals on a first-come, first-served basis. $1,000 per decal or $4,500 for five
Charging Stations   Charging stations allow attendees to power their mobile devices, such as laptops and cell phones, while watching a video about your product or service. Signage at each station reaches attendees with fully-charged batteries, too. $5,000

Conference Bag Inserts

(No Longer Available)

  Your company designs and produces 18,000 copies of a flyer, up to 8.5" x 11" in size, which will be included in every attendee's conference bag.  This opportunity is limited to 10 total inserts on a first-come, first-serve basis.

$5,000 /
$3,500 (for product theater and satellite symposia sponsors only)

SOLD OUT
 

Conference Bags   All attendees receive a bag stuffed with everything they need for the meeting: Abstracts on Disk, an Agenda Book and more.  $60,000
SOLD
Convention Center Banners   Located in high-traffic areas of the convention center, large banners capture the attention of DDW attendees as they walk toward the exhibit hall and as they leave the center. A variety of sizes and locations are available - PlanTour Banner Inventory. Prices vary
DDW Daily News Advertisements  N/A

Providing the most current news on convention happenings, industry announcements and late-breaking science, the DDW Daily News newspaper offers advertisers the most comprehensive exposure at the meeting, with 32,000 copies distributed throughout McCormick Place.

Contact TriStar Publishing to place ads:TriStar Publishing
7285 West 132 St, Suite 300
Overland Park, KS 66213
www.tristarpub.com

Nan Blunk (nblunk@tristarpub.com)
Advertising Specialist
913-491-4200

Darcey Tenbrink (dtenbrink@tristarpub.com)
Advertising Specialist
913-491-4200

Prices vary
Digital Banner  Call for details Digital banners are sure to draw the attention of attendees with over 45 square feet of vibrant display.  They are a great way to get noticed outside of the exhibit hall.  Tell attendees that you are at DDW® in a BIG way.

$5,000 single ad or $30,000 exclusive

SOLD

Exhibit Excursion   Increase traffic at your booth by participating in the Exhibit Excursion. Attendees visit participating companies’ booths, answer a question about your company or product and receive a sticker, making them eligible for a daily prize drawing. $150
Exhibit Guide Advertising  N/A

Guarantee your company maximum exposure in this must-have publication for all meeting attendees. With distribution at registration, the comprehensive DDW Exhibit Guide provides attendees with vital information about sessions, floor plans, and exhibitors.

Contact TriStar Publishing to place ads.  See contact information above.
Prices vary
Exhibitor Business Suites  Call for Details These hard-walled meeting rooms with locking doors are located adjacent to the exhibit floor and provide the perfect place for holding small staff meetings, meeting privately with potential clients, conducting investigator meetings or hosting small hospitality events. $6,600 Deluxe or $11,000 Executive
Hand Sanitizer Stations   Help attendees stay healthy by providing them with hand sanitizer stations around the convention center. A 22" x 28" sign with your branding will be placed at each station. $2,000
Industry Showcase Your company's 22" wide x 28" high poster will be displayed in a high-traffic area of the convention center during DDW. A pocket for brochures/event invitations will be placed next to the poster. $1,000
Information Booths   Your logo is displayed on one of the information booths that are centrally located in highly visible areas of the convention center. DDW staff is on hand throughout the meeting to answer questions and provide directions. $15,000
Mobile Application powered by MyDDW  Call for details The mobile web application powered by MyDDW keeps attendees connected to DDW wherever they go. From session planning to exhibitor listings, up-to-the-minute DDW meeting information is always at their fingertips. Have your logo featured prominently on the App for attendees to see as they browse all DDW have to offer. Prices vary
MyDDW Kiosks   MyDDW is a one-stop online portal for DDW activities before, during and after the meeting. Attendees use it in advance to search abstracts and plan their DDW itineraries. On site, they use dedicated MyDDW kiosks to access the Internet, print meeting materials — session handouts, abstracts, even boarding passes for the flight home — access the Career and Recruitment Center, and much more. Your logo will be placed on five of the kickplates. $10,000
Personalized Patient Education Poster Attendees will have the ability to build their own complimentary medical poster and personalize it with their name and practice. The 18" x 24" poster will be printed in three minutes, and rolled up to take home in a carry tube (included). The posters are branded with the DDW logo and a “supported by” byline for the supporting company. $45,000
Refreshment Breaks Provide a refreshing break for attendees as they peruse the exhibits or poster sessions. Refreshment stations will be set up throughout the hall for attendees' convenience.Your company logo and booth number on 22" x 28" signs at all beverage stations. $15,000
Shuttle Buses   Buses run all day, every day between most official DDW hotels and the convention center. Nearly all attendees take advantage of this convenient, free transportation service. Call for details
Street Signs   Ever wish you could broadcast your message in the aisles?  With street signs, you can!  Your corporate or product advertisement will be placed on two double-sided 12”x18” banners on an illuminated light post to draw attendees to your booth.  Placed near the park benches that will be spread around the hall exhibit hall, this will also keep your message in front of attendees even while they rest.  PLUS, there is a literature pocket attached for you to places flyers, invitations, or product information. $5,000
Surf-n-Snack Zone The Surf-n-Snack Zone is an area in the exhibit hall where attendees can take a break, meet with colleagues, have a bite to eat and check their messages on their laptops or hand-held devices with free Wi-Fi service. The company that funds the Surf-n-Snack Zone will have signage acknowledging their support and have the opportunity to place promotional materials on the tables. $40,000
SOLD
Water Stations   Provide a refreshing drink for attendees during the long walk between sessions or to the exhibit hall. A 22" x 28" sign with your branding will be placed at each station. Optionally, you may provide branded cups and napkins at an additional cost. $4,500

 

Pre- and Post- Show Marketing +

Title Details
(PDF)
Description Pricing
Banner Ad in "DDW Before
You Go" Email
  Just before the meeting, every DDW attendee receives an email with crucial logistical information that they need to make their trip go smoothly. Your ad will be prominently displayed at the bottom of this email. $10,000
SOLD
Banner Ad in DDW Registration Confirmation Email Every DDW attendee receives an email just after completing the online registration process. These emails serve as a receipt and proof of registration. Attendees often print them and save them to bring to the meeting. Your ad will be prominently displayed at the bottom of this email. Deadline to reserve is Dec. 1, 2013. $10,000
SOLD
DDW Buyer’s Enhancement Pack   The Buyer’s Enhancement Pack is the apex for pre-and post-show market tools.  Your 5.5”x7” ad will be mailed to attendees pre and post show under the official DDW brand at a fraction of the cost of an individual mailing.  Pre and Post show packs sold separately. $2,500
Email Blast   Reach DDW attendees digitally by placing your ad on one of the official DDW emails. $2,500-$10,000
Mailing Lists   76% of trade show attendees already have the exhibits they are going to visit pre-planned due to pre-show marketing.  Use the DDW mailing lists to make sure that you are on attendees’ schedule. $500-$1,500
Mobile Application powered by MyDDW  Call for details The mobile web application powered by MyDDW keeps attendees connected to DDW wherever they go. From session planning to exhibitor listings, up-to-the-minute DDW meeting information is always at their fingertips. Have your logo featured prominently on the App for attendees to see as they browse all DDW have to offer. Prices vary

Preliminary Program

(No longer available)

  Advertise in this brochure, which contains DDW registration and housing information and is used by all attendees to register for the meeting. In addition to being mailed to 25,000 GI professionals every December, it is also available on the DDW website. Ad placement is on the outside back cover/mailing panel of the 9" x 6" self-mailer. The deadline to reserve ad space is Nov. 1, 2013. $10,000
Website Advertising  Call for details The DDW website is attendees’ single source for everything DDW, from registration and housing to program information and post-meeting CME requests.  Have your banner ad prominently displayed on the DDW web pages. Prices vary

 

Print & Digital Branding +

Title Details
(PDF)
Description Pricing
Agenda Book Ad and Bookmark   The Agenda Book is the guide to DDW. It includes the final version of the meeting agenda, maps of the convention center and meeting rooms, and information about other scientific meetings and events. Attendees keep this resource on hand all week and refer to it often.

Your ad will be placed on the back cover. Also included is an ad on one side of a bookmark inserted in each book. This sponsorship does not include the eBook version of the Agenda Book, however, the purchaser of this ad will get right of first refusal for the eBook.
$50,000
SOLD
Agenda Book for eReaders   The final DDW Agenda Book will be available electronically, formatted for Kindle™ and other eBook readers. Support the technology and receive corporate or product logo recognition embedded within the eBook reader content. $10,000
SOLD
Banner Ad in "DDW Before You Go" Email   Just before the meeting, every DDW attendee receives an email with crucial logistical information that they need to make their trip go smoothly. Your ad will be prominently displayed at the bottom of this email. $10,000
SOLD
Banner Ad in DDW Registration Confirmation Email   Every DDW attendee receives an email just after completing the online registration process. These emails serve as a receipt and proof of registration. Attendees often print them and save them to bring to the meeting. Your ad will be prominently displayed at the bottom of this email. Deadline to reserve is Dec. 1, 2013. $10,000
SOLD
Conference Bag Inserts   Your company designs and produces 18,000 copies of a flyer, up to 8.5" x 11" in size, which will be included in every attendee's conference bag. This opportunity is limited to 10 total inserts on a first-come, first-serve basis. $5,000/
$3,500 (for product theater and satellite symposia sponsors only)
DDW Buyer’s Enhancement Pack   The Buyer’s Enhancement Pack is the apex for pre- and post-show market tools.  Your 5.5”x7” ad will be mailed to attendees pre and post show under the official DDW brand at a fraction of the cost of an individual mailing.  Pre and post show packs sold separately. $2,500
DDW Daily News Advertisements  N/A

Providing the most current news on convention happenings, industry announcements and late-breaking science, the DDW Daily News newspaper offers advertisers the most comprehensive exposure at the meeting, with 32,000 copies distributed throughout McCormick Place.

Contact TriStar Publishing to place ads:

TriStar Publishing
7285 West 132 St, Suite 300
Overland Park, KS 66213
www.tristarpub.com

View the 2014 rate card:

View the 2014 Rate Card

Nan Blunk (nblunk@tristarpub.com)
Advertising Specialist
913-491-4200

Darcey Tenbrink (dtenbrink@tristarpub.com)
Advertising Specialist
913-491-4200

Prices vary
Email Blast Reach DDW attendees digitally by placing your ad on one of the official DDW emails. $2,500-$10,000
ePosters   Online versions of scientific posters are available during and after DDW. Poster entries will include a PDF or interactive Microsoft PowerPoint presentation (if supplied by the presenter) in addition to the formal scientific poster.

Contact TriStar Publishing to place ads.  See contact information above.

$75,000
SOLD
Exhibit Guide Advertising N/A

Guarantee your company maximum exposure in this must-have publication for all meeting attendees. With distribution at registration, the comprehensive DDW Exhibit Guide provides attendees with vital information about sessions, floor plans, and exhibitors.

Contact TriStar Publishing to place ads.  See contact information above.
Prices vary
 
Mobile Application powered by MyDDW  Call for details The mobile web application powered by MyDDW keeps attendees connected to DDW wherever they go. From session planning to exhibitor listings, up-to-the-minute DDW meeting information is always at their fingertips. Have your logo featured prominently on the App for attendees to see as they browse all DDW have to offer. Prices vary
Preliminary Program

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  Advertise in this brochure, which contains DDW registration and housing information and is used by all attendees to register for the meeting. In addition to being mailed to 25,000 GI professionals every December, it is also available on the DDW website. Ad placement is on the outside back cover/mailing panel of the 9" x 6" self-mailer. The deadline to reserve ad space is Nov. 1, 2013. $10,000
Website Advertising Call for details The DDW website is attendees’ single source for everything DDW, from registration and housing to program information and post-meeting CME requests.  Have your banner ad prominently displayed on the DDW web pages. Prices vary

 

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City Transit Advertising Packages Call for details Chicago is such an amazing city to explore, DDW has made it possible for you to be able to reach attendees while they are out and about. We have put together packages of ads to be placed at major city transit locations. Prices vary
Wallscapes Call for details Banners are impression inside the convention center and out. Use one of these wallscapes to place a BIG message outside of the exhibit hall. Price vary

 

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Banner Ad in "Registration Opens" Email   Expand your digital reach by placing a banner ad on the email announcing that DDW registration has opened.  An email is sent out to approximately 15,000 GI professionals in January.  By purchasing the banner ad on the DDW “Registration Opens” email, your ad will be prominently displayed at the bottom of this email. 

 

$5,000

 

Banner Ad in "Why Attend" Email

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  DDW is the gold standard for meetings in the digestive field and we let over 25,000 GI professionals know this by sending out an email that gives them the reasons that they should attend DDW.  Your ad could be placed prominently at that bottom of this email.  $5,000
Banner Ad in "Last Chance" Email   DDW offers a special rate to attendees that register early.  A week before Early Bird registration ends DDW sends a reminder email out to 20,000 GI professionals.  There is a spike in registration following this email and it is a great way to get your message out to attendees. $5,000
Street Signs   Ever wish you could broadcast your message in the aisles?  With street signs, you can!  Your corporate or product advertisement will be placed on 12”x18” two double-sided banners on an illuminated light post to draw attendees to your booth.  Placed near the park benches that will be spread around the hall exhibit hall, this will also keep your message in front of attendees even while they rest.  PLUS, there is a literature pocket attached for you to places flyers, invitations, or product information.

$5,000

SOLD 

Digital Banners Call for details Digital banners are sure to draw the attention of attendees with over 45 square feet of vibrant display.  They are a great way to get noticed outside of the exhibit hall.  Tell attendees that you are at DDW® in a BIG way.

$5,000 single ad
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$30,000 exclusive

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The World According to DDW

  “The World According to DDW- Wall & Poster” is a wall-sized map brought to life through colorful illustrations of fun and iconic landmarks that represent different international regions as well as the United States, along with major cities.  Attendees are invited to place Post-It tags on the Map to indicate their hometown and watch as the map evolves.  Attendees will have fun learning about their colleagues from different countries.  

 

$25,000

SOLD

Ad on Badge Mailer Envelope   This is the ultimate way to get your ad in front of the most DDW attendees immediately before the meeting, and know that it will be seen.  Prior to the meeting all pre-registered attendees are mailed their badges and DDW materials.  You could have your ad on the back panel of the envelope for all to see as they open it. 

$15,000

SOLD

DDW Buyer's Enhancement Pack   The Buyer’s Enhancement Pack is the apex for pre-and post-show market tools.  Your 5.5”x7” ad will be mailed to attendees pre and post show under the official DDW brand at a fraction of the cost of an individual mailing.  Pre and Post show packs sold separately. $2,500
Exclusive Email Blast   Reach DDW attendees digitally by placing your ad on one of the exclusive emails. $2,500-$10,000

 

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