Exhibits & Sponsorships

Sponsorship Opportunities

Official Meeting Materials
Opportunity Description Cost
Tote Bags (exclusive) Prominently display your company logo on the SCM tote bag, given to each Meeting participant at registration. 2,500 tote bags were distributed at SCM13. $40,000
SCM14 Mobile App This downloadable application will be offered to all Meeting attendees to access real-time Meeting, schedule, and destination information. This interactive app will give users virtual access to the Meeting Program, speaker bios, exhibitor descriptions, maps, and sponsor information. The application is also available through the mobile web. The SCM13 App was downloaded by over 2,300 participants, and accessed over 85,000 times. Sponsorship of the SCM14 Mobile App gives you exclusive logo display each time a user opens the app. Recognition also appears on all web and print ads, as well as on-site signage. SOLD
Program-at-a-Glance (exclusive) Program-At-A-Glance includes the program schedule, as well as a hotel map, and exhibitor listing. Your company receives the full back cover for your messaging on this condensed program guide. $17,500
Lanyards (exclusive) Your company's logo will be displayed on Meeting lanyards distributed to every Meeting attendee, faculty, and presenters. SOLD
Interactive Keypad Sessions Interactive keypad sessions are held in one large Meeting room over the length of four days. Your company's logo will be displayed on the keypad holder, which is used by each participant at these sessions, as well as on room signage, and on the screen before and after each session. There were 22 interactive keypads sessions at SCM13, giving over 2,500 attendees exposure to this feature. Pricing varies
Hotel Keys Your company’s logo on participants’ MGM Grand hotel keys. SOLD
E-posters and Abstracts E-posters and abstracts offer a great online alternative to viewing the live posters. The e-poster tool will allow presenters to upload their abstracts and PowerPoint slides to virtually present their posters. E-posters can be accessed at on-site kiosks, on the web for up to one year, and via the SCM14 Mobile App. Your company will be acknowledged through signage at the on-site kiosks, online banner advertisements, email blasts, and in the official Program Book. NKF will produce an announcement card with NKF messaging on one side about the e-posters and abstracts and your company's message on the other.


Special Events
Opportunity Description Cost
Evening Receptions in Exhibit Hall Wednesday, April 23, 6:00pm – 7:30pm OR
Thursday, April 24, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Exhibit Hall evening receptions provide opportunities for attendees to visit booths, network, and enjoy a social function all in one location!
Wednesday: $35,000
Thursday: $30,000
Both Days: $50,000
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall Thursday, April 24, 7:00am – 8:00am OR
Friday, April 25, 8:00am – 9:00am

Help drive traffic into the Exhibit Hall by sponsoring a breakfast. Signage will acknowledge you as a sponsor
One Day: $10,000 Both Days: $17,500
Boxed Lunch in the Exhibit Hall Thursday, April 24, 10:00am – 2:00pm (Lunch served 12:15pm – 1:15pm)
Give attendees a break from their sessions by sponsoring this lunch in the Exhibit Hall
NKF Councils Networking Luncheons Wednesday, April 23, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Hosted by NKF’s four (4) Professional Councils (CAP, CNNT, CRN, and CNSW), over 600 members attended the luncheons at SCM13. Luncheons offer allied health professionals time to enjoy guest speakers; highlight past and future projects; and honor fellow members for their various achievements and contribution to the field of nephrology. Sponsors will receive signage and podium recognition. Ability to distribute company information at the luncheon also available.
$7,500 per lunch; $25,000 all four luncheons (multiple sponsors)
Healthcare Professionals Welcome Reception Tuesday, April 22, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Typically, 50% of attendees at the NKF Spring Clinical Meetings are members of the kidney allied health community. This evening reception is exclusively for this important audience. There will be signage and podium recognition at the event. Ability to distribute company information is also available.
Career Choices in Nephrology /Fellows Reception (exclusive) Tuesday, April 22, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
This special session with our "speed networking/mentoring" format is perfect for trainees in internal medicine and nephrology who are trying to decide on a career path in nephrology. This friendly and fun environment allows attendees to meet a range of experienced individuals currently active in private practice, academic medicine, and industry, and learn about these career paths. The speed mentoring round will be followed by a reception. As a sponsor of this event, your company will be able to have a representative participate as a mentor. Your company will also receive signage in the room as well as recognition from the podium.
President’s Dinner Friday, April 25, 7:30pm
This is a black-tie reception and dinner for NKF Program and Scientific Advisory Boards, named awardees, NKF senior leadership, Meeting faculty, and other thought leaders in the forefront of kidney healthcare. Approximately 100 individuals attend this prestigious event that may be supported at various levels.
Sponsor Levels:
$25,000 Gold
$15,000 Silver
$10,000 Bronze
Promotional Opportunities
Opportunity Description Cost
Relaxation Station Sponsor the Relaxation Station in the Exhibit Hall floor and be a hero to attendees! This year attendees can receive professional neck and back massages in the lounge. Associate your company's name with rest, relaxation and the convention's most sought-after service. Collect qualified leads as attendees seek out your booth to request vouchers to redeem in the massage area. Sponsorship includes three full days of service. $17,500
Cyber Café Create the opportunity for Meeting delegates to stay in touch with the outside world, handle urgent matters and keep their businesses going. By sponsoring the Cyber Café, you will be that link to the outside world and their businesses. Signage will acknowledge Cyber Café sponsors. $20,000
Charging Station Lounges By sponsoring the two Charging Station Lounges, you allow attendees to network and relax while charging their electronic devices. The sponsorship allows you to brand the Charging Station Lounges, giving you great visibility among attendees. SOLD
Speaker HQ/Ready Room The Speaker HQ/Ready Room provides services to more than 300 individual speakers. Speakers must upload and review their slides here before presenting. Sponsor will receive corporate recognition on signage located at the entrance of the room, on table tents and signage in the lounge area, as well as in the SCM14 Meeting Program Book, and on instructions mailed to all speakers prior to the Meeting. $10,000
Exhibitor Showcases Reserve a 35-minute Exhibitor Showcase in a specially designated section of the Exhibit Hall, with presentations scheduled during Exhibit Hall hours. NKF will announce the Exhibitor Showcase schedule online, in targeted emailing prior to the event, in the SCM14 Program Book, and on site. Exhibitor Showcases are equipped with standard AV, a podium, and classroom seating for a maximum of 50 persons. Exhibitor Showcases are strictly commercial events. CME/CE credits are not provided. A one-time use pre-registration list will be provided for self-promotion. Discounted door drops are available for additional on-site promotion. A door drop will be scheduled to optimize on-site awareness as well. Printing of the door drop is the responsibility of the sponsor. $18,500
Signage Place your company message in high-traffic areas for the greatest visibility. Many options are available, including standing banners, hanging banners, column wraps, staircase signage, lighted kiosks, and much more. call for pricing and availability options.
Door Drops Room-to-room door drops available to send direct messaging to each Meeting participant. Available for one, two, or three days. Door drops are available only through the NKF. $8,000 for 1 day
Discounts available for multi-day drops
SCM14 Program Book Advertising The SCM14 Program Book is given to every registered attendee upon check in. Ads run in four colors, and premium placements are available for an additional fee, subject to availability. call for pricing
Conference Supplies Get exposure on some of the most used and visible items at the Meetings by sponsoring notebooks and pens. call for pricing
Daily Clinicals E-Newsletter This daily Meetings report is delivered to participants' via email and features late-breaking conference news, interesting on-site interviews, and session highlights.
Sponsor all six editions, just one day, or choose from a variety of other advertising opportunities.
click for rate card
Educational Sessions
Opportunity Description Cost
Corporate Symposia Corporate Symposia supporters underwrite the highly attended breakfast, lunch, or dinner CME/CE-accredited educational symposia which are a key component of the Meeting programs. Supporters of symposia receive high-level exposure in all SCM14 media, including the website, Daily Clinicals e-newsletter, SCM14 Program Book, tote bag invitation insert, acknowledgement in AJKD, and much more. call for pricing
Official Program Sessions Pre-conference courses and workshops on the Physician Program, and many of the courses offered on the Advanced Practitioner, Nephrology Nurses and Technician, Nephrology Social Worker, and Renal and Clinical Dietitian programs are available for support. Sessions are all CME/CE accredited. call for pricing

General Meetings Sponsorship Option

Your company will not be associated with any specific event but will be acknowledged as CONTRIBUTING sponsor in the SCM14 Program Book, Mobile App, Meeting signage, website, and much more.

Other sponsorship suggestions are welcomed!

Contact Stephanie Cogan for pricing and availability of Sponsorship Opportunities at SCM14:

Stephanie Cogan
Corporate Relations Director
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
212.889.2210 x166

Back to Top Back to Top

*PDF files require Adobe Acrobat Reader Get Adobe Acrobat