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2017 Exhibitor Opportunities

Increase your corporate exposure to orthopaedic surgeons across Georgia by participating in the 2017 Annual Meeting. Participation as an exhibitor during the GOS annual meeting will provide value-added recognition for your company, its products and services, as well as enhancing its market image as a friend of orthopaedic surgery and health care.

For further information about these opportunities, please us this contact form or contact Liz Neary, GOS Executive Director, at (478) 474-2754, Email: lnearygos@gmail.com Fax: (678) 669-2754. Mailing address: 131 Holly Springs Dr., Peachtree City, GA 30269.

Online Registration
Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF)

Sponsorship Levels and Opportunities

DIAMOND LEVEL - $15,000

Prime exhibit space (6ft table top display) immediately outside the meeting rooms at The Cloister, Sea Island, GA. Available for use on Thursday evening (October 5th) at the cocktail reception, Friday morning, October 6th - Saturday mid-afternoon, October 7th.

  • Complimentary tickets to all social activities for up to 8 representatives (Individuals pay for sporting events – golf, skeet, etc.)
  • One complimentary full page b/w product advertisement in two issues of the periodically published GOS newsletter during a twelve month period.
  • Prominent name recognition in the meeting’s program and acknowledgment from the podium.

PLATINUM LEVEL - $10,000

Prime exhibit space (6ft table top display) immediately adjacent to meeting room lobby area; available for use on Friday morning, October 6th – Saturday mid-afternoon, October 7th.

  • Complimentary tickets to all social activities for up to 6 representatives (Individuals pay for sporting events – golf, skeet, etc.)
  • One/Half page complimentary b/w product advertisement in two issues of the periodically published GOS newsletter during a twelve month period.
  • Prominent name recognition in the meeting program and acknowledgment from the podium.

GOLD LEVEL - $7,500

Prime exhibit space (6ft table top display) immediately adjacent to meeting room lobby area; available for use on Friday morning, October 6th – Saturday mid-afternoon, October 7th.

  • Space located outside general session/meeting room.
  • Complimentary tickets to all social activities for 4 representatives (Individuals pay for sporting events -golf, skeet, etc).
  • One/Quarter page complimentary b/w product advertisement in two issues of the periodically published GOS newsletter during a twelve month period.
  • Name recognition in the meeting program and acknowledgment from the podium.

SILVER LEVEL - $5,000

Complimentary Exhibit Table (6ft table top display) available for use on Friday morning, October 6th – Saturday mid-afternoon, October 7th.

  • Space located in a separate room with food and beverage, next to meeting room.
  • Complimentary tickets to all social activities for 3 representatives (Individuals pay for sporting events -golf, skeet, etc).
  • One/Quarter page complimentary b/w product advertisement in one issue of the periodically published GOS newsletter during a twelve month period.
  • Name recognition in the meeting program and acknowledgment from the podium.

* Extra Badge Cost: $200 per person. Only paid exhibitors may purchase extra badges. Must be approved by Liz Neary at lnearygos@gmail.com before purchasing. Badges are limited due to space restrictions at the Cloister.


Sponsorship Opportunities - does NOT include exhibiting at conference

COCKTAIL RECEPTION (THURSDAY EVENING)
(4 spaces available) $1,500
Includes signage, participation at cocktail reception and logo on GOS website

iPads FOR ATTENDEE RAFFLE
Attendees visit ALL exhibitor booths and get signatures to qualify for drawing.
(4 available at $600 each)

BREAKFAST (4 spaces available, 2 each day) $1,500
Includes signage, announcement and logo on GOS website

MORNING BREAK - Friday $1,000
Includes signage, announcement and logo on GOS website

MORNING BREAK - Saturday $1,000
Includes signage, announcement and logo on GOS website

BOX LUNCH – GOLF TOURNAMENT $2,000
Includes signage, Company info distributed in golf cart, announcement and logo on GOS website

COCKTAIL RECEPTION (SATURDAY EVENING)
(4 spaces available) $1,500
Includes signage, participation at cocktail reception and logo on GOS website


Online Registration
CANCELLATION: GOS must be notified of cancellation in writing. A cancellation fee of $250.00 will be charged to a sponsor who cancels their contract before June 30, 2017. No refunds will be made after this date.


The 2017 GOS Presidential Guest Speaker: Christopher S. Ahmad, M.D.

Dr. Ahmad is a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He also completed his orthopaedic surgery residency training there in 2000. In 2001, Dr. Ahmad completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, which included physician team coverage for many professional teams and college teams.

Dr. Ahmad currently serves as the Chief of Sports Medicine; Director of Biomechanics Research, and is the Vice Chair of Clinical Research of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has authored more than 200 articles and 50 book chapters related to knee, shoulder, elbow, and sports medicine and has given more than 300 lectures nationally and internationally. He is the author of the textbook Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries and Minimally Invasive Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He conducts ongoing research in the areas of throwing-related injury prevention and treatment, ACL injury prevention and screening, biomechanics of the elbow, and surgical techniques for rotator cuff repair and shoulder instability.

Dr. Ahmad is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and the Rockland Boulders and a member of the Major League Baseball Team Physician Association. He is president elect of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association and a member of MLB’s Pitchsmart Program. He is also co-founder of Baseball Health Network, which promotes the health of young throwing athletes.

Dr. Ahmad received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering while playing 4 years of Division 1 soccer at nationally ranked Columbia University. He currently serves as the Head Team Physician for the New York City Football Club. He is also the Head Team Physician for local high schools and serves as consultant to local metropolitan soccer clubs, gymnastics, and swim teams.


THE GEORGIA ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF THE 2016 ANNUAL MEETING

DIAMOND EXHIBITOR
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY

PLATINUM EXHIBITOR
ZIMMER BIOMET

GOLD EXHIBITOR
CROSSLINK/STRYKER ORTHOPAEDICS

SILVER EXHIBITORS
ACUMED
AUTOMATED HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS
AZALEA HEALTH
BAXTER HEALTHCARE
BIOCOMPOSITES, INC.
DEPUY SYNTHES
ENDO PHARMACEUTICALS
FERRING/EUFLEXXA PHARMACEUTICALS
HORIZON PHARMA
MEDTRONIC ADVANCED ENERGY, LLC
MICROPORT ORTHOPEDICS/LIMA CORPORATE
ORTHOFIX
PFIZER INJECTABLES
ROTATION MEDICAL
SANOFI BIOSURGERY
SI-BONE, INC.
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. – NAVIO™ SURGICAL SYSTEM
SUN TRUST PRIVATE WEALTH MEDICAL SPECIALTY GROUP
TEAM 1 ORTHOPAEDICS, INC.
THINK SURGICAL, INC.
WRIGHT MEDICAL GROUP, NV

BRONZE EXHIBITORS
BSN MEDICAL
GA ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

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