SOMSA is the national society of oral and maxillofacial administrators,which represents more than 290 practices in North America and Canada. It promotes the professional development of OMS practice administrators and office managers through peer interaction and educational programs. It is recognized as the leading national authority on all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery practice management.

Corporate sponsorship encompasses great benefits beyond the annual conference, including:

  • Unparalleled access to key decision makers from the most successful OMS practices
  • Quality, personal interactions and networking opportunities
  • Development of name recognition
  • Diverse marketing opportunities for every budget designed to maximize return

Conference Dates & Location

Sunday, April 19, 2020 to
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 E. McCormick Pkwy.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(800) 540-0727
www.TheScottsdaleResort.com

Contact Information

Nicole Toombs, SOMSA Vendor Chair
402.317.5657,
sponsors@somsa.org

Linden Mueller, SOMSA Executive Director
417.886.8606 x203 or 417.423.0924,
fax 417.886.3685
sponsors@somsa.org

Deadlines

Sponsorship Packages: March 1

Sponsors will be accepted until March 1 with guarantee of all promised benefits. After March 1, we will do our best to accommodate within printing and shipping deadlines.

Logos: ASAP

Presenting, Platinum, and Gold level sponsors): Email current print quality logo to sponsors@somsa.org as soon as you submit your Sponsor Contract.

Program Ad: March 1

Email your program ad to sponsors@somsa.org by March 1. See Program Ad section for all ad specs. Failure to comply with specs could prevent your ad from being included in the program.

Sponsor Info Survey: March 15

Complete the Sponsor Info Survey by March 15. Nicole Toombs will email you the link in February.

Shipped Materials to Venue: April 16-18

Materials should arrive at hotel no earlier than April 16, or you will incur storage fees of $2.00 per package per day.

At our 15th Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, we are expecting 230 attendees representing practices with 1 doctor and 1 location all the way up to practices with many locations as as many as 25 doctors. Our members are decision makers and influencers in their practices who manage HR, coding and billing, front and back office, software, finance, referrals, marketing, and all other issues in oral and maxillofacial surgery offices.
Interested? Contact Nicole Toombs at 402-951-9522, sponsors@somsa.org, or check out the 2020 Sponsorship Prospectus.

Presenting, Platinum, Gold, and Silver sponsors

  • will be included in the 1-minute elevator speeches on Monday,
  • are strongly encouraged to participate in the vendor-supplied prize drawing from the podium,
  • and will be included in our Vendor Bingo game.

The sponsor year is July 2019 to June 2020.

BenefitPlatinumGoldSilver
Attendee Roster–Advance electronic access
–Benefits of other levels
–Printed at conference
–CSV post-conference
–Printed at conference
–CSV post-conference
Conference Credentials2 people2 people1 person
Booth Space2 tables1 table1 table
Booth locationPremiumChoiceAssigned
Advertising in promotional materialsLogoLogoListing
Advertising in conference programFull pageHalf pageQuarter page
Single letter-sized promotional in registration bag1X$650$650
Logo featured during conference break slide deckXX
Logo on volunteer polosX
Company introduction presentation during conference5 minutes at assigned time
Breakfast or lunch sponsor creditX
Door drop1$750, Mon. night$1,000, Tue. night$1,500 Tue. night
Dedicated educational eBlast during sponsor year2
SOMSA.org presenceLogo, link, taglineLogo, link, taglinelisting
Maximum accepted annually6No limitNo limit
Investment$5,700$3,500$2,500

1 Mail directly to venue, attention SOMSA, Linden Mueller

a la carte sponsorships

Multiply your visibility in Scottsdale by lassoing another unique exposure opportunity. We will work with you to schedule your sponsorship during the sponsor year, July 2019 to June 2020. Once a one-off a la carte sponsorship has been purchased, it will be removed.

Conference Sponsorships
The following sponsorships will reach the captive audience of attendees in Scottsdale.
Attendee Check-In Pool Bags
1 available @ $2,500
Each attendee receives a bag with the conference program and other materials at check-in… make sure your logo is on it! Will be co-branded with the 2020 conference logo. SOMSA selects a bag suitable for use pool-side to match the venue environment.
Conference Program
1 available @ $2,500
Underwrite some of the printing costs, and we’ll put your logo and credit on inside front cover and back cover, in hand for all attendees and sponsors, and all future downloads of the electronic program forever available on the members-only section of our website!
Special AM/PM breaks
total of 5 available (with Regular AM/PM Break) @ $1,600 each
Leave your special mark on one of the breaks by providing a special treat or beverage, brochure or promotional material, plus signage and credit from the podium. First come, first served!
Regular AM/PM break
total of 5 available (with Special AM/PM Break) @ $800 each
Sponsor a break and receive signage and credit from the podium. First come, first served, although requests for this option will be held until March 1 to allow for Special Break requests to be offered for attendees.
Leadership and volunteer T-Shirt Sponsors
8 available @ $500 each
(Included for Presenting and Platinum sponsors) Be recognized for supporting the people who support SOMSA. SOMSA leadership will wear these shirts on Sunday, and volunteers will be asked to wear them whenever they’re volunteering.
Monday Evening Event
Monday night, we will treat attendees to a true western experience to include horseback riding, Jeep tour, skeet shooting, and cowboy games, plus a leather branding ceremony. This special experience offers several opportunities for one-of-a-kind sponsorships!
Monday Old West Sponsor
1 available @ $8,000
Our Monday evening event typically takes place at the conference venue, but this year, we’re loading the wagons and heading away from camp for a old west experience. This package makes you the banner sponsor of this well-attended event, with logo and company name exposure whenever the event is mentioned. Includes 4 tickets.
Monday Cowboy Games Sponsors
5 available @ $2,000 each
Circle the wagons around a great event! Support our Monday night cowboy games and have your company’s linked logo included on the event web page and your logo in the event section in the conference program, plus on a sign by your selected game—first come, first served. Includes 2 tickets.
Monday Event Ticket
$150 per person
We’re inviting sponsors to our Monday evening event this year, so dust off your cowboy hat and enjoy casual time with attendees at our old west experience. In the past, we have enjoyed cocktail hour, dinner, and music, but this year’s event might surprise your boots off.
Other SOMSA Opportunities
Interested in reaching SOMSA members outside of the conference? Look no further.
Facebook Post Series
8 available @ $1,500 each
Socialize your message to our Facebook audience through a series of 6 Facebook posts, including your links, photos, videos, and text, approved by SOMSA, on your schedule. Posts may be scheduled any time during the sponsor year.
Dedicated Email Blast
2 remaining @ $2,000 each
We will send your product profile; new feature spotlight; podcast, article or ebook link; HTML email; or advertisement banner out to our membership email list for you during the month of your choice (first come, first served!).
Podcast Co-host
3 available @ $1,500 each
Co-host one episode of our Oral Surgery Admin’s Time Out: Practice Management Success Tips by SOMSA podcast. The Education Committee will work with you to create educational content for our interview-conversation style episodes that highlights your speaker’s expertise. Your content will be available in our episode list available on all podcast platforms.
Webinar Presenter
2 available @ $1,200 each
Spend one hour with our members educating them about an area of your business expertise. Your presenter will work with the Education Committee to create a session that fits in our educational plan and schedule, and we provide the webinar platform and promotional support. Webinar recordings and slide decks, plus any other handouts you wish to provide, remain in our webinar library for on-going access by members.