Sponsorship Information and Opportunities

Dear Friends of Veterinary Medicine,

Sponsorship opportunities for 2023 are available. The Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) holds one of the largest veterinary conventions in the Upper Midwest and is one of the top in the country. Our dedicated 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 2023, the MVMA Annual Meeting will be held in-person only in Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. 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
  • Mobile App recognition

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 Nicole will be available to discuss with you the sponsorship opportunities or email [email protected] 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. When possible, renewing sponsors have the first opportunity to reserve their sponsorship type for 2023. 

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 MVMA.org)
  • Top Choice for booth selection
  • Exhibit Booth Signage recognition
  • Opportunity to place an insert in attendee bags (need inserts by January 15, 2023)
  • Recognition in logo slideshow presentation at lunches
   Diamond  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 presentation  X  X  X  X
Recognition in Annual Meeting Program Book- Ad space  Full page  1/2 page    
Advertisement space in MVMA Messenger 
(3 issues of your choice)

1/2 page
($1,600 value)

1/4 page
($860 value)
Recognition on Exhibit Hall entrance signage  X      
Recognition via lobby banner registration area  X      
Benefits of a corporate membership - MVMA Messenger subscription  X      
Banner ad   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

Call the MVMA and speak with Kelly or Nicole for sponsorship availability, 651-645-7533 or email [email protected] or [email protected].

2023 Annual Meeting Opportunities Available - Minneapolis, Hyatt Regency Hotel
Continuing Education Program Partner* - $500 - $5,000
Play a major role in the continuing education of veterinarians.  

Coffee Chats (chats are 50-minutes in length with no competing CE offered at the same time)
Friday-Nikko Grossapoulos, DVM, Professional Services Veterinarian, Zoetis - Thank You Zoetis
Saturday-Heidi Hulon, DVM, CCFP, MHFA, Wellbeing Consulting Veterinarian, Elanco - Thank you Elanco Animal Health

Current Topics and Speakers for Concurrent Sessions 
(each speaker speaks for six (6) 50-minute sessions unless otherwise noted)

Alternative Medicine - Thank You Real Mushrooms
Robert Silver, DVM, MS, Founder and Medical Director, Well-Pet Dispensary

Behavior - OPEN
Meghan Herron, DVM, DACVD, Senior Director of Behavior Medicine, Education, and Outreach, Gigi's Behavior Services

Cardiology - OPEN
Sandy Tou, DVM, DACVIM, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University

Cutting Edge - OPEN
Melissa Eisenschenk, DVM, DAVD, Owner, Pet Dermatology Clinic, Maple Grove, MN
Laura Motschenbacher, DVM, DACVIM, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
Tracy Hill, DVM, DACVIM, PhD, DECVIM, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Dental  - OPEN
Emily Edstrom, DVM, DAVDC, Veterinarian, BluePearl Veterinary Partners

Exotics (Avian) - OPEN
Christoph Mans, DMV, DACZM, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin 

Oncology - OPEN
Jenna Burton, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Associate Professor, Flint Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University

Pain Management/Anesthesia - Thank You Academy of Veterinary Practitioners
Jane Quandt, DVM, MS, DACVAA, DACVECC, Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia

Ophthalmology - OPEN
Elizabeth Giuliano, DVM, MS, DACVO, Professor, Veterinary Ophthalmology, Section Chief, MU-VHC Ophthalmology Services, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine

Surgery - Thank you Arthrex Inc.
Ian Holsworth, BVSc, DACVS (SA), MANZCVSc, VetSurg Surgical Director

Practice Management (2 days)
Bashore Halow, CVPM, LVT, Halow Consulting Veterinary Business Advisors on Friday- Thank you Boehringer Ingelheim
Thank you MVMA Industry Partners (Saturday)

All Day Program
$3,000 - $5,000 OPEN
1/2 Day Program  
$500 - $2,500 OPEN
Friday Coffee Chat  
$2,500  SOLD
Saturday Coffee Chat 
$2,500    OPEN

MVMA Annual Meeting Program Book Advertising-$400-$700 - OPEN
Final ads needed by 1-1-23.

Front Inside or back inside cover - $1,000 - OPEN

1/2 page program ads are available in the MVMA Annual Meeting Program ($700)
1/8 - 1/6 page ads are available in the MVMA Program Book ($400)
Given to all attendees at registration!

Handouts Website - link emailed prior to meeting - $3,000 - OPEN
Put your company name/logo and message on web page viewed by Annual Meeting attendees as they download handouts. Website is functional for one year! 

Mobile App Banner Sponsorship - $500 - OPEN 

Friday Night Reception - All registrants for the MVMA Annual Meeting and the MAVT Convention are invited. Great food provided and cash bar available. Be the exclusive Sponsor- $4000 - OPEN.

Drink Tickets at Reception Friday Night, Great giveaway to your loyal customers! - 50 Tickets - $750 - OPEN 

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

Thursday Lunch with the Exhibitors and Just in Time Lunch Discussion - 400 veterinarians - OPEN

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

Saturday Awards Lunch - over 400 veterinarians with Keynote Speaker - OPEN 

Luncheon Table Gifts - Place gifts at each attendee's seat at daily lunches
Friday - SOLD-Thank you Allied Emergency Veterinary Service

Saturday- SOLD-Thank You Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota (AERC)

Convention Break - $1,000-$1,500 / break daily (morning break, afternoon break) - Thank You Pets Remembered
Opportunity to provide snacks to attendees – signage at food station(s)

Daily Beverage Station - $1,000/day - SOLD - Thank you Bloomington Drug
Opportunity to provide beverages to attendees - signage at beverage station(s)

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

Attendee Bags/Portfolios - $3,000 or more SOLD, Thank You Butler Vet Insurance
Another visible sponsorship opportunity - every attendee gets one!

Attendee Pens - $1,000 - SOLD - Thank you Bloomington Drug 
Great visibility during and after the convention!

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.

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

  • Display table at seminar location
  • 3 complimentary registrations
  • Link to company's website on mvma.org
  • Recognition in registration materials and signage at seminar 
  • Recognition in welcome slides and up to 5 personalized slides  
  • Insert opportunity in attendee packet
  • Opportunity to moderate the session

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