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  • NEW

    2020 Exhibitor and Sponsorship Prospectus

    Connect with IPs on the frontline of infection preventionOctober 8–9, 2020

  • Grow Your ProspectsOffering two days of education and professional development to infection preventionists (IPs), the 2020 Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization Conference (CDS) is your chance to build upon existing networks and develop new ones as you interact with attending IPs.

    The Exhibit Hall fosters one-on-one exchanges. Reconnect with IPs and make new connections among 300+ attendees—the second largest APIC gathering.


    • Extend the learning experience through virtual exchanges.

    • Establish connections, collect leads, and follow up with IPs after the event.

    • Take part in the CDS Passport Game designed to drive booth traffic.

    Past Exhibitors American Sentinel University

    Boston Scientific


    CASPR Group

    CIVCO Medical Solutions

    Clorox Healthcare

    Magnolia Medical Technologies



    Mölnlycke Health Care, Inc.


    Pentax Medical

    Primary Systems


    Sodexo Healthcare

    SteraMist by TOMI


    About APICThe Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is creating a safer world

    through the prevention of infection. APIC’s nearly 16,000 members develop and direct infection prevention

    and control programs that save lives and improve the bottom line for healthcare facilities. APIC advances

    its mission through patient safety, education, implementation science, competencies and certification,

    advocacy, and data standardization. Visit us at

  • Exclusive Time with Infection PreventionistsCDS is a dynamic, engaging event for IPs looking to advance

    their career. This new conference was designed to provide IPs

    with an interactive experience to learn, grow, and network—

    all in a virtual format.

    The 2020 CDS is focused on two key themes:

    Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization

    Microbiology and Antibiotics for the IP

    In addition, attendees will learn about APIC’s new competency model and under-

    stand how to practically apply the education received at the conference to advance

    their careers. The CDS provides a unique opportunity for individuals to advance their

    knowledge and skills, learn about effective practice and emerging technologies, and

    network with a diverse community of IP professionals.

    Get To Know APIC MembersIPs play a critical role in infection prevention and control (IPC) for their facilities and

    depend on APIC for vital resources, quality education, and evidence-based research.

    They look to industry partners for innovative products and services that positively

    impact patient safety and quality of care.

    APIC Members by Practice Settings




    ASC 7%

    LTC 11%

    Other settings include:University

    Critical access hospital

    Rehabilitation center


    Public health


    APIC Members by ProfessionBackgrounds include:

    • nurses

    • physicians

    • public health professionals

    • epidemiologists

    • medical technologists

    • microbiologists

    • others in the IPC industry

    For exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, contact: Caroline Mah | [email protected] | 1

  • Exhibitor Opportunities We invite exhibitors to select from three benefit package options, which

    recognize multiple levels of participation. Your company may also choose to

    sponsor additional CDS activities as listed on pages 4-6.

    CDS Packages

    Gold Silver Bronze $5,500 $3,500 $1,500

    Exhibitor Showcase Page Customizable listing with banner | | Overview tab Company description | | Embedded videos capabilities | | Downloadable resources | | Company Contacts | | Website link | | Lead retrieval | | Live Chat | | Zoom Showcase (UP TO 100 PARTICIPANTS) | 1:1 booking system utilizing Zoom rooms | Reporting: stats and chat logs | |

    Exhibitor Directory Page Company logo and name | | |Company Description |Website link |Company contact |

    Additional Benefits Participation in Exhibitor Passport Game | | |Four (4) complimentary CDS registrations | Two (2) complimentary CDS registrations | One Content piece on Industry Perspectives website | One Advertisement in APIC’s eNews | | |One Event piece in Industry Perspectives website | | Listing on the APIC CDS website | | |Social Media announcement | | |Final registration list of attendees with full name,

    professional affiliation and mailing address | | |Swag bag (ONE INSERT) | |

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  • For All Packages:Exhibitor Passport is a contest which encourages booth traffic.

    More to come.

    Final Registration List includes names and street addresses only.

    In order to maintain confidentiality,

    APIC does not share member

    email addresses without consent.

    For more information,

    please contact

    Caroline Mah

    at 202-454-2642 or

    [email protected]

    Your Exclusive Time with IPsSchedule

    Day 1 THURSDAY, October 8, 20208:45 – 9:45 AM Symposium

    10 – 10:15 AM Welcome & Introduction to the Conference

    10:15 – 11 AM Keynote CDC

    11 – 11:15 AM Morning Break

    11:15 – 12 PM Education Session 1

    12 – 12:45 PM Exhibit Hall Open

    12:45 – 1:30 PM Education Session 2

    1:30 – 1:45 PM Afternoon Break

    1:45 – 2:30 PM Education Session 3

    2:30 – 2:45 PM Closing Remarks for the Day

    2:45 – 3:15 PM Exhibit Hall Time

    3:30 – 4:30 PM Symposium

    Day 2 FRIDAY, October 9, 20208:45 – 9:45 AM Symposium

    10 – 10:45 AM Education Session 4

    10:45 – 11 AM Morning Break

    11 – 11:45 AM Education Session 5

    11:45 – 12:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open

    12:30 – 1:15 PM Education Session 6

    1:15 – 1:30 PM Afternoon Break

    1:30 – 2:15 PM Keynote Speaker

    2:15 – 2:30 PM Closing Remarks, Event Concludes

    2:30 – 3:30 PM Happy Hour

    For exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, contact: Caroline Mah | [email protected] | 3

  • Sponsorship OpportunitiesExpand your reach to IPs by taking advantage of exceptional branding, networking,

    market research, and knowledge sharing opportunities for your organization.

    Branding Opportunity

    Welcome & Introduction $5,000

    Grab the attention of attendees by presenting a

    1.5 – 2-minute (live or video) welcome message that

    will be aired at the beginning of the reception.

    Sponsorship includes:

    • Gold Exhibitor Booth

    Break Sponsor (4 available) $2,500

    Opportunity for sponsor to have speaking engagement

    with attendees followed by 5-miutes of Q & A

    Sponsorship includes:

    • Silver Exhibitor Booth

    Eblast Sponsor (6 available) $750

    Opportunity for sponsors to email conference


    Happy Hour $7,000

    Promote your brand while attendees participate in our

    virtual social gathering.

    Sponsorship includes:

    • Silver Exhibitor Booth

    Market Research Opportunity

    Focus Group (3 available) $3,000

    Select up to 15 participants at a time to further your

    market research.

    Each focus group runs up to an hour in length;

    companies seeking more time are welcome to schedule

    more than one focus group to meet their goals.

    Sponsorship includes:

    • Final registration list including names and street

    addresses only

    • Silver Exhibitor Booth

    • One emailed announcement to registered attendees

    for focus group.

    • One-time provision of registration list with full

    names and street addresses

    APIC does NOT:

    • Serve as host or sponsor of focus groups

    • Select participants

    • Share email address or phone numbers of attendees

    • Provide invitations or moderators

    • Partake in the content or planning of a sponsored

    focus group

    Further Logistics: Please note it is customary for the

    sponsor to provide an honorarium to attendees who

    participate in focus groups.

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  • Knowledge Sharing Opportunities

    Satellite Symposium (3 available) $8,000

    Session Content: The satellite symposium can be as long or as short as you choose within the time frame

    provided. You have complete control over educational

    content and presenters. Symposiums are not part

    of Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization (CDS)

    programming presented by APIC.

    A content topic must be listed on the application.

    APIC allows only one content topic per time slot to

    maximize the attendees experience as well as help

    increase attendance for exhibitors.

    CE Credit: Companies are responsible for making their own CE provider arrangements. APIC does

    not provide or approve CE credit for any exhibitor

    sponsored event.

    Symposium Regulations

    • APIC reserves the right not to accept a symposium

    topic if it is determined to be not in alignment with

    APIC’s vision, mission, and strategic goals.

    • These symposiums cannot conflict with any official

    APIC CDS functions or sessions. Acceptable times

    are listed.

    • All exhibitor marketing planned for the symposium

    must be approved by APIC. This includes, but is not

    limited to, invitations, announcements, and mailers.

    This opportunity is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Sponsorship will NOT be assigned or held without a

    complete registration form and full payment.

    Sponsorship includes:

    • Marketing

    • Pre-registration list of conference attendees (mailing

    address only)

    • One dedicated email to all attendees with details of

    your symposium

    • Listing of symposium title, faculty, and sponsoring

    company with description in Exhibitor Tab

    • Listing on CDS website

    • Registration

    • Lead Retrieval

    • Gold exhibitor booth

    This fee DOES NOT include:

    • Education content

    • Accreditation

    • Faculty management, fees/honorarium, travel

    • Presentation materials/hand-outs

    For exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, contact: Caroline Mah | [email protected] | 5

  • APIC’s Industry Perspectives

    APIC’s Industry Perspectives is an online platform that supports the enhancement of professional competency

    in infection prevention with easy access to industry

    content. By publishing your content on Industry Perspectives and aligning your company with the APIC brand, you demonstrate a commitment to

    bringing expanded infection prevention and control

    knowledge to the APIC audience.

    Pre-Event Exposure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $500

    List your participation at the 2020 CDS on Industry Perspectives, under the events tab. Sponsor will provide a brief company abstract, company logo,

    and company web address. This will provide sponsor

    exposure leading up to the 2020 CDS. Event will be

    listed and promoted from the time that complete

    information is provided through the end of the


    Post content

    Let attendees learn more about your company prior

    to the event and extend your exposure post-event by

    posting content related to your products and services.

    Content may be in the form of product information

    and demos, evidence-based information, white

    papers, research related content, and/or videos.

    Content sponsor pricing:

    3 months, 2 content pieces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4,000

    6 months, 4 content pieces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,500

    9 months, 6 content pieces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7,000

    12 months, 8 content pieces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8,500

    Sponsorship fee includes (content posting only):

    • Banner ad will be displayed on homepage in either a

    vertical fashion or in a rotating slide banner which

    will can be hyperlinked to company website**

    • Your content will be featured on the topic page in a

    rotating slide show

    • Opportunity to have viewers complete lead retrieval

    opt-in page to reach your content (banner ads not


    • Your logo featured on industry sponsor page with

    company description

    • Continual messaging by APIC to the IP community

    to drive traffic to site and your content

    • Metric analytics and lead contacts provided monthly

    • Content archives for up to one-year post sponsorship


    For more information visit

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  • 2020 APIC CDS Exhibitor and Sponsorship Application ContractFor more information, please contact Caroline Mah at 202.454.2642, [email protected], or via fax at 202.789.1899.

    Sponsoring Company


    City State Zip

    Phone Fax

    Contact Name and Title

    Email Address

    Name of Attending Representative(s)

    Exhibitors are required to exhibit both days.

    Please choose the opportunities in which you would like to participate:

    Exhibitor Package Options:q Gold — $5,500

    q Silver — $3,500

    q Bronze — $1,500

    Branding Opportunities:q Welcome Reception — $5,000

    q Break — $2,500

    (4 available)

    q Eblast — $750

    (6 available)

    q Happy Hour Reception — $7,000

    Market Research Opportunity: q Focus Group — $3,000

    (3 available)

    Knowledge Sharing Opportunities:q Satellite Symposium — $8,000

    (3 available)

    q Industry Perspectives Pre-event listing — $500

    Industry Perspectives Content posting

    q 2 content pieces — $4,000

    q 4 content pieces — $5,500

    q 6 content pieces — $7,000

    q 8 content pieces — $8,500

    For exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, contact: Caroline Mah | [email protected] | 7

  • For Internal Use Only: Finance Coding APIC ID#: _______________________ Transaction #: _____________

    Acct: ____________________________ Program: _______________________ Total: ____________________

    Acct: ____________________________ Program: _______________________ Total: ____________________

    Application Contract Terms:Application to sponsor as signed and dated below by and between______________________________________.

    Hereinafter called “sponsor” and the Association for the Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

    (APIC): IN accordance with the terms, conditions, and regulations governing exhibits and sponsorship of the

    Association for the Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology’s 2020 Cleaning, Disinfection and

    Sterilizaion Conference, held October 8-9, 2020, the undersigned hereby makes application for sponsorship

    which, when accepted by APIC, becomes a contract.

    Cancellation Policy:

    Exhibitor fees and sponsorships cancelled, in writing prior to July 31, 2020, will receive a refund less 20% adminis-

    trative fee. No refund of any kind will be issues for an exhibitor fees or sponsorships after July 31, 2020. Fees are

    final at the time of contract acceptance by APIC staff.

    Payment Information:

    q I require an invoice before submitting payment

    q Enclosed is my check in the amount of $_________, payable in U.S. funds, to the Association for the

    Professions in Infection Control and Epidemiology

    q Strategic Partner Allocation $_________

    q Charge $_________ to my credit card: q Visa q Mastercard q AMEX

    Name on Card (Please Print)

    Account Number Expiration Date SEC


    Email Address

    Contact Information:

    If paying by credit card, scan and email this sponsorship application with payment information to Caroline Mah at

    [email protected] If paying by check, mail this sponsorship application to Caroline Mah c/o APIC 1400 Crystal Drive,

    Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.

  • Thank You to APIC’s 2020 Strategic PartnersAPIC Strategic Partnership is a formal, ongoing relationships between

    APIC and healthcare companies who are united in the common goal

    of reducing the risk of infection.

    As of April 2020

  • Exhibitor and Sponsorship ProspectusOctober 8-9, 2020

    Contact InformationCaroline MahDirector, Strategic Partnerships and

    Corporate Sponsorships


    [email protected]

    APIC — Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

    1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 900

    Arlington, VA 22202

    Grow Your Prospects with APIC.


    Company: Address: Name and Title: Email: Attending Rep: City: State: Zip: Phone: Fax: Package: OffCheck Box 1: OffFocus Group: OffSymposium: OffIP pre-event: OffIP content: OffBreak: OffEblast: OffHappy Hour: OffContract Name: Contract amount check: Contract amount credit card: Contract SP allocation: Credit Card Name: Credit Card Acct No: Credit Card Email: Credit Card SEC: Credit Card exp date: Card Type: Offpayment type: OffCheck Box 4: Off