Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus

This year the Missouri Pharmacy Association (MPA) will come together for the 2024 Annual Conference at Union Station in St. Louis, Missouri August 29-31, 2024. Exhibitors and Sponsors will have the opportunity to showcase their message, products and updates to pharmacy professionals in all practice settings, making this conference the perfect platform to increase brand recognition and broadcast services to a targeted audience. This event provides a networking pathway to connect and strengthen client relationships and engage with pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists across a variety of practice settings. The Trade Show will be Friday, August 30th from 11:10 AM to 2:10 PM. 

If you are unable to exhibit, consider sponsoring to get your company name recognized. We have plenty of sponsorship opportunities. If you don't see something that fits your needs or budget, please contact Robyn Silvey at [email protected].

 

Gold Sponsor $10,000

  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor across all conference materials
  • Recognition signage at the meeting
  • Recognition in electronic communications
  • Recognition signage as a sole sponsor of a refreshment break
  • Complimentary exhibit booth
  • Three complimentary meeting registrations
  • Full page ad in program booklet
  • Recognition from the podium of support and sponsorship at conference
  • Company name featured on MORX.com

Silver Sponsor $7500

  • Recognition as a Silver Sponsor across all conference materials 
  • Recognition signage at the meeting
  • Recognition in electronic communications
  • Complimentary exhibit booth in prime location
  • Two complimentary meeting registrations
  • 1/2 page ad in program booklet
  • Recognition from the podium of support and sponsorship at conference
  • Company name featured on MORX.com

 

Bronze Sponsor $5000

  • Recognition as a Bronze Sponsor across all conference materials 
  • Recognition signage at the meeting
  • Recognition in electronic communications
  • Complimentary exhibit booth
  • One complimentary meeting registration
  • 1/4 page ad in program booklet
  • Recognition from the podium of support and sponsorship at conference
  • Company name featured on MORX.com

Other Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Conference Totes: $4500
  • Conference Refreshment Break $1000
  • Past President's Breakfast $1000
  • Gala $7500
  • Welcome Reception $2000
  • Technology Support $5000

Location, Schedule, Specifics

St. Louis Union Station

1820 Market Street

St. Louis, MO 63103

Exhibit Hours: 

Friday, August 30, 2024 11:10 AM - 2:10 PM

Exhibitors may begin setting up at 8:00 AM on Friday, August 30th. Packing or dismantling of equipment or materials will not be permitted until after the official closing time of 2:10 PM on Friday, August 30. All booths must be dismantled by 4:00 PM. 

Exhibit Fee Includes:

  • Single Booth: $1000; Double Booth $1700
  • Pipe & drape 10'x10' booth with 8-foot back drape and 3-foot side dividers
  • Company name sign
  • One draped 6-foot table with two chairs
  • One wastebasket per booth
  • Lunch for two representatives are included with booth purchase. Additional tickets for each event are available for $45 each. 
  • Registration and payment is due by August 1, 2024 to be listed in the program book. 
  • Any exhibitor wishing to receive CPE credits or participate in social functions outside of the exhibit hall must register as a participant of the meeting. 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations of exhibit space will receive a 50 percent refund if written request is received by MPA prior to July 1, 2024. Cancellations made after this date will not be eligible for a refund. Any refunds due will be processed within thirty (30) days of receipt of written notice of cancellation. 

Program Booklet Advertising

Meeting attendees each receive a program booklet containing the schedule of events, a listing of exhibitors and sponsors, meeting detains, and advertising pages. Heighten your visibility to all participants by advertising in the program booklet. Email ads to [email protected] by August 1, 2024. 

  • Inside back cover $600
  • Full page $550
  • Half page $350
  • 1/4 page $150

Meeting Sponsorship

Meeting sponsorship is unrelated to education programming. The live of sponsorship will provide booth fees, premium exhibit hall space and special advertising during the meeting. Contact the MPA office by August 1, 2024, so that your company can be recognized in the program booklet.  

Decorating, Warehousing, Shipping

Each exhibitor will have an 10'x10' booth that will include: One 6' draped and skirted table, two chairs, pipe & drape, wastebasket and signage. Each exhibitor booth will not include lighting and electrical power. If you need to order lighting, electrical, or additional services, please contact MPA for more information. 

The St. Louis Union Station Hotel will NOT accept packages that arrive before 7 days prior to the start of the event. All boxes must be labeled as indicated below.  The Hotel recommends packages be received 48 hours before the event set-up for ease of delivery. 

All boxes must be labeled as follows: 

Tradeshow Name

Exhibitor Name (1 of # of total boxes)

Booth Number

Name of Guest picking up package

St. Louis Union Station Hotel

1820 Market Street

St. Louis, MO 63103

  • All packages being sent to the hotel should include a full return address including the shipper’s name.
  • On property, packages will be delivered to booths at setup time by convention services.  Please be able to present your shipping information listed above and your tracking number if needed.

Security and Liability

It is understood that neither Missouri Pharmacy Association (MPA), nor St. Louis Union Station, nor their members, officers, directors, or employees shall be held responsible for loss or damage of any property belonging to the exhibit or any person(s) while in transit to or from, or while at St. Louis Union Station. 

The exhibitor assumes complete responsibility and liability, and agrees to protect, save and hold forever harmless MPA, St. Louis Union Station, and all their agents, officers, and employees for any and all injury to persons or property in any way connected with the exhibitor's display. The exhibitor indemnifies and agrees to hold harmless the indemnities against and from any and all losses, costs, damage, liability, or expenses (include attorney's fees) suffered to any person(s), including the exhibitor, its agents, St. Louis Union Station employees and business invitees which arrises from or out of or by reason of said exhibitor's occupancy and use of the exhibition program or any part thereof. 

St. Louis Union Station takes no responsibility for damage to or loss of any items left in the hotel prior to, during and/or following any function and all such responsibility and liability is specifically disclaimed. The hotel makes no and specifically disclaims an and all warranties or representations to the client or guest(s) other than those printed herein.