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2018

SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITING PROSPECTUS

EXTEND YOUR REACH to practicing obesity medicine clinicians

MAKE AN IMPRESSION with existing and potential customers

BUILD BRAND RECOGNITION with a variety of opportunities to gain exposure

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Contact Us

About the Obesity Medicine Association..................................................2 Conference Sponsorships.........................6

Obesity Medicine Association exhibit@obesitymedicine.org P: 303.770.2526 F: 303.779.4834 obesitymedicine.org

One-day Workshops Exhibiting   and   Sponsorship.....................8

101 University Blvd. Suite 330 Denver, CO 80206

Conference Exhibiting................................4

Digital Advertising.....................................9 Corporate Advisory Council...................10 Past Exhibitors...........................................11

View the exhibitor rules and regulations, antitrust guidelines, and terms and conditions online at obesitymedicineprospectus.org.

About the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Chart Title

Our Members

Our members are physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and allied health care professionals dedicated to providing comprehensive, evidence-based care for obesity. They work with patients every day to help them manage their disease and achieve better overall health.

Our Mission

Breakdown of Membership

We strive to provide the best resources for our members to help them advance the practice of obesity medicine, deliver evidence-based treatments, and improve the lives of patients affected by obesity. We offer unique, accredited educational opportunities promoting a comprehensive medical approach to obesity treatment, and we support advocacy efforts for increased access to and coverage of obesity treatment services.

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7%

14%

15%

OMA has nearly

6% 12% 18%

(2% International)

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NPs (8%) PAs (3%) Allied Health Care Professionals (5%)

4% 14%

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DOs (10%)

Where Do OMA Members Practice? 8%

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MDs (74%)

49%

who are interested in evidence-based members obesity treatment.

1,900

of OMA’s physician members are certified in obesity medicine through the American Board of Obesity Medicine.


2018 Events We host several courses throughout the year, all focused on clinical approaches for treating obesity. Our courses provide you with opportunities to reach clinicians at all stages of practice, from those just getting started in obesity medicine to those running an established obesity medicine clinic.

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One-day Workshops Make the first impression with clinicians new to the field.

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2 Business Course &

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Treatment Course

Review Course for the ABOM Exam

Reinforce your brand among clinicians with some training in obesity medicine.

Develop relationships with physicians planning to certify in obesity medicine.

Minneapolis Jan. 20 Washington, DC Jan. 27 Denver Feb. 3 Chicago Feb. 24 Charlotte June 2

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4 Obesity Summit Stay connected to clinicians who want advanced training on the latest tools to use in practice.

One-day Workshops Our introductory-level course travels to cities throughout the U.S. and targets primary care providers who have little to no knowledge of how to treat obesity. Attendees gain a basic understanding of the components of an effective treatment plan. Obesity Medicine 2018 | San Diego | April 4-8 The spring conference brings together more than 550 physicians and health care professionals who are interested in starting an obesity medicine practice or incorporating aspects of obesity medicine into an existing practice. Education focuses on cutting-edge treatments and business management techniques. Overcoming Obesity 2018 | Orlando | September 26-30 With more than 650 health care professionals who attend, the fall conference is the largest annual gathering of practicing obesity medicine clinicians in the U.S. Education centers on preparing physicians for certification in obesity medicine and updating clinicians on the latest advancements in the treatment of obesity.

Who Exhibits?

Companies with each of these products or services exhibit with us and increase their visibility among practicing obesity medicine clinicians: nn Body Composition Analyzers and Scales

nn Patient Data Tracking Software

nn Business Consulting

nn Patient Financing

nn Compounding and Dispensing Services

nn Patient Support Centers

nn Diagnostic Testing

nn Pharmaceuticals

nn Metabolic Testing Systems

nn Supplements and Vitamins

nn Nutritional Products

nn Turnkey Business Programs

nn Office Equipment

nn Website Design Services

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CONFERENCE EXHIBITING

Conference Exhibiting Why Should You Exhibit? Now more than ever, physicians and health care professionals are searching for evidence-based education and tools for treating obesity effectively in a clinical setting. These conferences offer you a unique opportunity to build relationships and brand loyalty with both new and established obesity medicine clinicians.

Benefits of Exhibiting

Exhibit Hall Traffic Builders

nn Access to a pre- and post-conference attendee mailing list. (Available upon request.)

nn Food and beverage activities in the exhibit hall.

nn Company listing in the preliminary program mailed to 40,000 prospective attendees.

nn Exhibit hall networking happy hour.

nn Company listing and description in the onsite guide. nn Company description, logo, links to social media, and resources on the mobile app. nn Four exhibit hall badges for each space purchased.

nn Interactive exhibit hall map on the conference mobile app. nn Exclusive exhibit hall times. nn Poster session in the exhibit hall. (Overcoming Obesity 2018 only.)

nn Company listing and description emailed to attendees prior to the conference.

550

attendees

San Diego | April 4-8

650

attendees

Orlando | Sept. 26-30

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Exhibit Hall: April 5-6 Single Standard Booth: $1,500 Single Premium Booth: $2,050 The spring conference brings together hundreds of physicians and health care professionals who are interested in starting an obesity medicine practice or incorporating aspects of obesity medicine into an existing practice. Education focuses on cutting-edge treatments and business management techniques.

Exhibit Hall: Sept. 27-28 Single Standard Booth: $1,800 Single Premium Booth: $2,450 The fall conference is the largest annual gathering of practicing obesity medicine clinicians in the U.S. Education centers on preparing physicians for certification in obesity medicine and updating clinicians on the latest advancements in the treatment of obesity and obesity-related conditions.


Conference Attendee Demographics: Chart Title

90% MDs (67%) DOs (10%)

Breakdown of Attendees

NPs (8%) PAs (4%) Allied Health Care Professionals (4%)

of attendees visit the exhibit hall . . . . . . allowing you to meet face-to-face with more than.

PhDs (1%) Other (6%)

1,100 clinicians

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Family Medicine (39%) Internal Medicine (32%) Obstetrics and Gynecology (6%)

Physician Attendee Specialties

Endocrinology (5%) Pediatrics (4%) Surgery (2%) Other (12%)

98% of attendees currently practice obesity medicine or are planning to start. Those who practice obesity medicine treat an average of

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patients Practice Setting

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Private Practice (61%)

per week specifically for obesity and . . .

Hospital Setting (32%) Other (7%)

. . . have practiced obesity medicine for an average of

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years

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Secure your booth at both 2018 conferences at the same time and save $200 on total exhibit rates! OBESITYMEDICINEPROSPECTUS.ORG

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CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIPS

2018 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities Improve your company’s visibility, image, and credibility by choosing from an extensive selection of sponsorship opportunities.

Onsite Branding

Print and Digital Advertising

Literature/Sample Table Literature Only | $1,000 Samples Only | $1,500

Printed Onsite Guide Half-page Ad | $800 Full-page Ad | $1,500 Full-page Ad, Inside Front Cover | $2,500 Full-page Ad, Inside Back Cover | $2,500

Increase your marketing exposure by providing a flier or product sample on the literature table, which is located near registration and accessible to attendees throughout the conference.

Coffee Breaks | $1,000 Sponsor the coffee stations at the conference, which are widely used by attendees throughout the day. Your logo is displayed on signage located near the beverage station.

Name Badges | $2,500

NEW Create a design for the back of the name badges that attendees wear throughout the conference. Build brand recognition and drive traffic to your booth with this exclusive sponsorship.

Hotel Room Drops | $3,500 (per day) Your company’s literature or samples are placed inside attendees’ hotel rooms. Use this opportunity to boost traffic to your booth or promote a sponsored event. (Limited to two per day.)

Lanyards | $4,000 Prominently and exclusively display your company’s name and logo throughout the conference. Attendees and speakers use lanyards for their name badges, which they are required to wear to all conference lectures and events.

Water Bottles | $4,000

NEW Gain instant visibility and exposure during

the conference and afterward. We imprint your company’s name and logo on water bottles given to all attendees upon check-in.

Hotel Key Cards | $4,000 Put your company name or logo directly on the keys to attendees’ hotel rooms, where they will see it starting from the moment they check in to their rooms and lasting throughout the remainder of their stay at the hotel.

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Advertise in the onsite guide to put your company name and information in the hands of every attendee.

Registered Attendee e-Postcards | $500 Build awareness of your company among hundreds of attendees prior to the event by sponsoring an e-postcard. Your ad will link to your website. Registered attendee e-postcards receive a 54% open rate.

Non-registered Clinician e-Postcards | $500 Place an ad in an e-postcard to thousands of prospective attendees to promote your company and let them know you will be at the conference. Your ad will link to your website. Prospective attendee e-postcards receive a 27% open rate.

Mobile App Banner Ads | $750 (per day) Directly reach more than 75% of conference attendees who download and use the mobile app. Your banner ad can be linked to a website or to your exhibitor listing in the app. Exhibitors that utilize this opportunity receive the highest number of impressions — 6,500, on average.

“Featured Exhibitors” Scrolling NEW Banner | $1,500

Gain recognition as one of our featured exhibitors at the conference. Your company logo will be placed in a scrolling banner on the conference website, where it will be visible to more than 7,000 unique visitors. Your logo will link to your website.

Conference Website | $2,000 Advertise on the conference website, visited by more than 7,000 prospective and registered attendees. Your ad will gain more than 1,500 impressions, and you can use it to drive traffic to your website and your booth at the conference.


Conference Event Sponsorships Receptions and Speaking Opportunities Exhibit Hall Happy Hour | $3,500 Welcome Reception | $5,500 The Exhibit Hall Happy Hour sponsor earns heightened exposure with placement of beverage stations next to their booth. Welcome Reception sponsors may give a 10-minute presentation to attendees at the reception.

Mini Product Showcase | $3,500 Bring special attention to your company as you educate attendees about your product or service. Mini product showcases are 15-minute sessions held in the exhibit hall during breaks and lunches. (Overcoming Obesity 2018 only.)

Product Theatre | $40,000 Promote your company’s product or service to attendees with a non-CME presentation. Not only do you captivate the attention of hundreds of clinicians, you also receive the benefits of a diamond-level sponsor. (Food, beverage, audio/visual, staging, and room rental costs are paid for by OMA.)

Satellite Symposium | $50,000 Provide attendees with additional learning opportunities and CME hours. Satellite symposiums receive an exclusive timeslot that does not compete with other conference events. This is a highly effective way to capture the attention of key decision-makers. (Food, beverage, audio/visual, and room rental costs are the sponsor’s responsibility.)

After the Conference Enduring Material | Contact OMA for Pricing The Obesity Medicine Academy, OMA’s online learning platform, has had more than 2,800 unique users since its launch in April 2016. Support OMA’s continuing medical education by sponsoring a specific lecture or a package of conference recordings on the Academy. Gain recognition with a statement reading, “The Obesity Medicine Academy is supported by funding from [your company name.]”

Reach Your Desired Sponsorship Level Recognition Recognition in the on Onsite Conference Guide Signage

Placement Recognition of on the Promotional Conference Materials on Website Literature Table

Sponsorship Level

Recognition in the Preliminary Program

Diamond ($25,000)

Gold ($15,000)

Silver ($10,000)

Bronze ($5,000)

Recognition on the Mobile App

Invitation to and Recognition at Conference Reception

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ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS EXHIBITING AND SPONSORSHIP

One-day Workshops Exhibiting and Sponsorship Why Should You Exhibit? Introduce your company to physicians

2018 Workshops

and health care professionals who are new to obesity medicine and want to learn more about effectively treating patients with obesity. As an exhibitor, receive these benefits:

Jan. 20

Minneapolis

nn Opportunity to meet both local and out-of-state decision-makers. nn Dedicated morning and afternoon breaks with exhibitors.

Jan. 27

nn Post-course attendee mailing list. (Available upon request.)

Washington, DC

nn Exhibitor list emailed to attendees prior to the event and given to each attendee upon check-in.

Feb. 3

nn Opportunity to provide a 30-second introduction about your company during lunch. nn 85% of attendees visit the exhibitors.

Internal Medicine (34%)

DOs (8%)

Family Medicine (32%)

NPs (18%)

Obstetrics & Gynecology (8%)

Physician Attendee Specialties

PAs (4%) RDs (2%) RNs (1%)

Pediatrics (6%) Endocrinology (3%) Gastroenterology (3%) Surgery (3%)

Other (3%)

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Charlotte

MDs (63%)

PhDs (1%)

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Breakdown of Attendees

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Feb. 24 June 2

Who Attends? On average, 42 clinicians attend each course. Chart Title

Denver

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Other (11%)

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obesity medicine

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of attendees

% already practice obesity medicine

Those who practice obesity medicine treat

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They have been practicing for an average of

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of their patients specifically for obesity

How Can You Make a Lasting Impression? Lunch Showcase | $2,000 Give an exclusive 45-minute presentation during the lunch break and showcase your product or service. Attendees will leave the course remembering your company and will take that information back to their practices as they begin to incorporate what they learned at the course.

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DIGITAL ADVERTISING

Digital Advertising Expand your reach online and advertise to thousands of clinicians with an interest in obesity medicine.

General Advertising Obesity Medicine e-Weekly One Week | $500 Four Weeks | $1,900 13 Weeks | $5,850 26 Weeks | $10,400 One year | $18,200

Sent to more than

The e-newsletter is distributed to OMA members every week and consistently earns a 36% open rate. Content includes news from the field of obesity medicine, updates from OMA and the Obesity Treatment Foundation, recent clinical research, advocacy updates, and educational opportunities for obesity medicine clinicians. Your ad will link to your website. (Limited to two advertisements per newsletter.)

1,700 members every week

General Announcement e-Postcards | $1,000 E-postcards are sent out regularly to clinicians in OMA’s database to advertise upcoming events, new products, or important news. Increase awareness and recognition of your company among more than 18,000 clinicians by advertising in a general announcement e-postcard. Your ad will link to your website.

Obesity Algorithm® Web Page | $2,500 Place your ad on one of the most-viewed pages on OMA’s website for the entire year. The Obesity Algorithm is a free tool helping clinicians navigate the steps involved in evaluating patients and treating obesity. The Obesity Algorithm is updated annually and downloaded by more than 7,000 clinicians per year.

Gain more than

10,000 impressions in 6 months

Conference-related Advertising Registered Attendee e-Postcards | $500 Build awareness of your company among hundreds of attendees prior to the event by sponsoring an e-postcard. Your ad will link to your website. Registered attendee e-postcards receive a 54% open rate.

Non-registered Clinician e-Postcards | $500 Place an ad in an e-postcard to thousands of prospective attendees to promote your company and let them know you will be at the conference. Your ad will link to your website. Prospective attendee e-postcards receive a 27% open rate.

Mobile App | $750 per day Directly reach more than 75% of conference attendees who download and use the mobile app. Your banner ad can be linked to a website or to your exhibitor listing in the app. Exhibitors that utilize this opportunity receive the highest number of impressions — 6,500, on average.

“Featured Exhibitors” Scrolling Banner | $1,500 Gain recognition as one of our featured exhibitors at the conference. Your company logo will be placed in a scrolling banner on the conference website, where it will be visible to more than 7,000 unique visitors. Your logo will link to your website.

Conference Website | $2,000 Advertise on the conference website, visited by more than 7,000 prospective and registered attendees. Your ad will gain more than 1,500 impressions, and you can use it to drive traffic to your website and your booth at the conference. OBESITYMEDICINEPROSPECTUS.ORG

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CORPORATE ADVISORY COUNCIL

Corporate Advisory Council The Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) provides a unique opportunity to link the corporate community to the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and the Obesity Treatment Foundation (OTF). While OMA focuses on advancing the prevention, treatment, and reversal of the disease of obesity, OTF aims to advance obesity treatment through clinical research and education. CAC serves as a forum in which OMA and OTF leaders and corporate representatives may exchange information, strategic initiatives, and resources related to obesity medicine, such as research priorities, current and projected trends, advocacy efforts, reimbursement issues, access-to-care concerns, and more.*

Mission To promote the advancement of obesity medicine through cooperation between OMA and OTF leaders and corporate partners in a transparent and ethical fashion.

Benefits The CAC term begins January 1 and ends December 31. Corporate members have the opportunity to choose between two membership levels depending on what best fits their needs. Level 1 Level 2 ($10,000) ($5,000)

Benefits In-person CAC Leadership Meetings: Convene twice per year during OMA conferences with leaders from OMA and OTF.

Ongoing Communication: Stay up to date about OMA’s and OTF’s current news, priorities, and future programs during winter and summer conference calls.

Exclusive Networking Events: Network informally with other CAC members and OMA and OTF leaders during an invitation-only reception at an OMA conference.

Conference Recognition: Gain exposure with your company name listed on conference signage, in the onsite guide, and in the mobile conference app.

Ribbon and Exhibit Booth Sign: Receive a ribbon on your name badge, along with a sign next to your exhibit booth, to increase recognition among conference attendees.

Plaque: Receive a plaque to display your CAC membership in your office.

Subscription to and Recognition in Obesity Medicine e-Weekly: Receive a weekly copy of the members-only e-newsletter. Get recognized in each edition with your logo and a link to your company website. (Value: $4,500)

Recognition on obesitymedicine.org: Get recognized for your support as a CAC member on the OMA website. (Value: $1,300)

Complimentary Registration for Delegates to OMA Conferences: Stay up to date on your obesity medicine education by attending OMA’s educational sessions. (Value: $3,570)

Membership Membership in CAC is at the sole discretion of the OMA Board of Trustees, who will assess whether the applicant is actively pursuing the missions of the OMA and OTF. In addition to other corporate members, OMA’s executive director, president, and president-elect, and OTF’s executive director, president, and vice president—as well as any appointed OMA or OTF board members—take part in CAC meetings and networking events.

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*CAC will not serve to directly influence the decisions of OMA or OTF.


Special Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors and Exhibitors! nn Ajinomoto North America, Inc.

nn KORR Medical Technologies

nn American Board of Obesity Medicine

nn KVK Tech, Inc.

nn AnazaoHealth Corporation

nn L-Nutra

nn Bariatric Advantage

nn LeanMD

nn Bariatric Times

nn Legere Pharmaceuticals

nn Bariatrix Nutrition

nn Martek Pharmacal Co.

nn BiPro USA

nn Medi-Weightloss

nn Blink Health

nn Modern Medical Products

nn Body Nutrition

nn Novo Nordisk, Inc.

nn BodyTogs, LLC

nn Obesity Action Coalition

nn Calvin Scott, Inc.

nn OPTAVIA

nn CareCredit

nn OPTIFAST/Nestle Health Science

nn Celebrate Vitamins

nn Orexigen

nn Centers for Medical Weight Loss

nn Orgain, Inc.

nn CoachCare

nn PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

nn College Pharmacy

nn PharmaLink Pharmaceuticals

nn DietMaster Pro by Lifestyles Tech

nn Pro-Amino International

nn Eating Recovery Center

nn ProCare Health

nn Empower Pharmacy

nn ProThera, Inc.

nn Endo Pharmaceuticals

nn Protos Foods, Inc.-OSTRIM

nn Epigenomics

nn Rice Lake Weighing Systems

nn Erchonia Corporation

nn Robard Corporation

nn Fruit Street

nn seca

nn Genetic Direction

nn Seeking Perfect Health

nn Genova Diagnostics

nn SmartyPants Vitamins

nn Health o meter Professional Scales

nn STOP Obesity Alliance

nn HealthWise, Nutritional Resources, Inc.

nn Structure House

nn Healthy Lifestyles – Unicity

nn TAGI Pharma, Inc.

nn Hologic, Inc.

nn Tanita Corporation

nn Ideal Protein of America

nn UNJURY Protein

nn InBody

nn Virtual Health Partners

nn ISOPURE

nn Weightloss MDTraining

nn JRS Risk Services

Do you offer discounts to OMA members? Let us know and we will help promote your discount to our members! OMA has nearly 1,900 clinician members looking for products and services like yours! OBESITYMEDICINEPROSPECTUS.ORG

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