Sponsorship Opportunities

You are invited to support the

2023 AASTN & 10th APETNA Conference
13 – 16 April 2023

 New Horizons: Advancing Wound, Ostomy & Continence Practice

Your organisation is invited to become a sponsor of the 2023 AASTN & APETNA Conference, being held in Fremantle from the 13th to 16th of April 2023. Supporting the Conference through sponsorship and exhibiting will provide your organisation with the following key benefits:
• exposure to a relevant audience before, during and after the event;
• networking opportunities during the Conference to meet with key decision-makers;
• perceived to be a keen supporter of AASTN; and
• the opportunity to present your products and services.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available at the conference. We also welcome the opportunity to discuss any new proposals you may wish to put forward. The Committee is happy to negotiate a package that will be of maximum benefit to your company and the conference. If you wish to discuss a package that is more suitable for your company, if you have any queries, or require further information please contact Kylie Crawford (kylie@conferencedesign.com.au or +61 3 6231 2999).

The conference generally attracts 400+ attendees. The 2023 Committee anticipate the Fremantle conference to attract a minimum 250 attendees from Australia and another 150 from around the Asia Pacific region and have designed the budget to allow for a reduction in registration fees to encourage registrations and travel to WA for the meeting. Additionally, this conference will allow the opportunity to enhance your brand reputation with a dedicated Corporate Social Responsibility program, allowing you the opportunity to “sponsor” attendance for our developing country peers.

The delegate make-up will consist of;
• Stomal Therapy, Continence and Wound Care Nurses
• Nurses with an interest in stoma, wound and continence
• Medical practitioners
• Allied health professionals
• Health Educators
• Clinical Leaders
• Service Coordinators
• Clinical Service Managers
• Academics & Researchers

For more information contact

Organising Committee Contacts

Platinum Partner Level (5 Opportunities Available)
Base Package $15,000 incl. GST

As a Platinum Partner, your organisation will benefit from an excellent level of exposure and enjoy a strong alignment with the conference through the many opportunities, prior to, during and after the conference.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as a Platinum Partner on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Verbal acknowledgement as a Platinum Partner in the opening session
  • Opportunity to suggest an invited speaker to the conference committee
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • Double Exhibition Booth (4m x 2m) – maximum available per Platinum Partner
  • One physical satchel insert
  • Two PDF e-satchel inserts on the conference App
  • One 16:9 PPT slide advert included in the plenary holding slides
  • One video message/advert linked to the conference App (provided by sponsor)
  • Six (6) full sponsor registrations, including the welcome reception (dinner tickets may be purchased separately), with access to all sessions.
  • Logo in the printed program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsor slide in the plenary hall
  • Two pull-up banners (one in the catering area and one on the plenary stage) for the duration of the conference
  • Access to Lead Management software through the AASTN Delegate App
  • Opt-In delegate list in Excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.
  • Five (5) sponsored complimentary full conference registrations for low-income delegates approved by the committee (excludes travel and accommodation costs).

ADD-ON OPPORTUNITIES
Increase your contribution to $20,000 incl. GST with the inclusion of discounted packages for Platinum Partners only.  Platinum Partners have the first option of these packages.

Platinum Barista Partner $20,000 incl. GST one available
Base Platinum package plus Barista Package. The Barista will be located adjoining the Platinum Partners two exhibition sites in the exhibition hall.

Platinum Dinner Partner $20,000 incl. GST one available
Base Platinum package plus Dinner Package.

Platinum Speaker Partner $20,000 incl. GST two available
Base Platinum package plus the opportunity for your organisation to provide one of the conference’s Plenary Keynote speakers. The speaker must be approved by the committee. Organisation to cover speaker attendance costs.

Gold Partner Level (4 Opportunities Available)
Base Package $9,500 incl. GST

As a Gold Partner, your organisation will benefit from an excellent level of exposure and enjoy a strong alignment with the conference through the many opportunities, prior to, during and after the conference.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as a Gold Partner on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Verbal acknowledgement as a Gold Partner in the opening session
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One Exhibition Booth (2m x 2m) – maximum available per Gold Partner
  • One physical satchel insert
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Four (4) full sponsor registrations, including the welcome reception (dinner tickets may be purchased separately), with access to all sessions
  • Logo in the printed program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsor slide in the plenary hall
  • One pull-up banner in the catering area for the duration of the conference
  • Access to Lead Management software through the AASTN Delegate App
  • Opportunity to include a concurrent Keynote Speaker of your choice in a breakout session (speaker attendance costs are the responsibility of Gold Partner, speaker to be approved by the committee)
  • Opt-In delegate list in Excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

ADD-ON OPPORTUNITIES
Increase your contribution to $12,500 incl. GST with the inclusion of discounted packages for Gold Partners only.

Gold Welcome Reception Partner $12,500 incl. GST one available
Base Gold package plus Welcome Reception Package.

Gold Name Badge Partner $12,500 incl. GST one available
Base Gold package plus Name Badge Package.

Gold Satchel Bag Partner $12,500 incl. GST one available
Base Gold package plus Satchel Sponsor Package.

Silver Partner Level (Unlimited Opportunities)
$4,500 incl. GST

As a Silver Sponsor, your organisation will enjoy a strong alignment with the conference through the many opportunities for branding and exposure, prior to, during and after the conference.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as a Silver Partner on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Verbal acknowledgement as a Silver Partner in the opening session
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One Exhibition Booth (2m x 2m) – maximum available per Silver Partner
  • One PDF e-satchel insert
  • Two (2) full sponsor registrations, including the welcome reception (dinner tickets may be purchased separately), with access to all sessions
  • Logo in the printed program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Access to Lead Management software through the AASTN Delegate App
  • Opt-In delegate list in Excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Barista Sponsor (One Available – First Choice to Platinum Partners)
$7,000 incl. GST

This opportunity allows you to sponsor a cafe area located in the catering and exhibition hall, where delegates are served with barista made coffees throughout the conference. If you have purchased a Platinum Partnership and have an exhibition booth, the coffee cart can be stationed next to your organisation’s booth, increasing your exhibition footprint.

The cafe will have a barista serving coffee, hot chocolate and tea from morning tea to afternoon tea each day of the conference. The cafe includes a barista, two cafe tables with chairs, and up to 300 coffees per day.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as the Barista Sponsor on all Conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Two pull-up banners (up to 1m wide) in the conference Cafe
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One physical satchel insert
  • One PDF e-satchel insert
  • One (1) full sponsor registration, including the welcome reception (dinner tickets may be purchased separately), with access to all sessions
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • One pull-up banner beside the barista for the duration of the conference
  • Opportunity to provide branded apron/shirts for barista attendants and/or branded disposable or ‘keep-cups’ (sponsor to provide)
  • Access to Lead Management software through the AASTN Delegate App
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Conference Dinner Sponsor (One Available – First Choice to Platinum Partners)
$7,000 incl. GST

The dinner is always the highlight of the conference. Sponsoring the dinner is a fantastic opportunity to promote your organisation in a fun and relaxed environment. The sponsorship package also includes a chance to address conference delegates at the dinner. (The 2023 Dinner may be cocktail style or sit down, this will be determined early in 2022)

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as Conference Dinner Sponsor on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Verbal acknowledgement during the dinner
  • Opportunity to address delegates during the dinner (5 minutes)
  • Logo listed in the online, pocket program and App programs beside mention of the conference dinner
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One Exhibition Booth (2m x 2m) – maximum available per Dinner Sponsor
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the conference dinner, with the opportunity to purchase additional tickets
  • Two pull-up banners displayed for the duration of the conference dinner
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Plenary Keynote Speaker Sponsor (Two Available – First Choice to Platinum Partners)
$6,000 incl. GST

This is your opportunity to have a speaker of your choice included in the Plenary Program. The opportunity is subject to the approval of the speaker and the committee. Sponsor to cover all speaker attendance costs.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as supporting the attendance of the speaker on all Conference programs, including print and web
  • Logo beside the speaker’s session in the printed and online Conference program
  • Opportunity to introduce the speaker and chair their plenary presentation
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the Conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the Conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the Conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Welcome Reception Sponsor (One Available)
$3,500 incl. GST

Another of the many highlights of the conference, the Welcome Reception in the first opportunity for delegates to connect. Your logo will be featured with the function description in all printed material and on the website. This is one of only two opportunities to address delegates at the conference.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as a Welcome Reception Sponsor on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Opportunity to briefly address the delegates (2 mins)
  • Logo listed in the online, pocket program and App programs beside the Welcome Reception
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the welcome reception, with the opportunity to purchase additional tickets
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Name Badge Sponsor (One Available)
$3,500 incl. GST

This sponsorship offers prominent exposure of your organisation and logo. Each delegate will receive a name badge when they register at the conference.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as the Name Badge Sponsor on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Logo printed on the delegate name badges.
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Satchel Sponsor (One Available)
$3,500 incl. GST

All delegates attending the conference will receive a unique branded satchel bag, with conference materials.  All efforts are made to ensure the satchel bag are highly desirable to encourage delegates to keep them long after the meeting has concluded.  You also have the opportunity to include one insert in each tote.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as the Satchel Sponsor on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Logo printed on the satchel bag
  • One physical satchel insert
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Breakfast Symposium (Two Available)
$2,500 incl. GST + Cost of Breakfast

This package provides sponsorship of an optional breakfast for delegates at the conference from 7:30am – 8:30am on Friday or Saturday morning. The breakfast session will allow the sponsor to hold an information session and Q&A for delegates, providing fantastic exposure and the opportunity to speak directly to your key clientele.

Benefits

  • Verbal acknowledgement as a Breakfast Symposium Sponsor in the opening session
  • Logo on sponsor acknowledgement slide during plenary sessions
  • Company banner displayed in foyer or adjacent to the registration desk
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • Breakfast naming rights and opportunity to present to all delegates in attendance at the breakfast
  • Exclusive opportunity to host a 1-hour (optional) breakfast for delegates – sponsor to pay for all catering (menu to be agreed with venue, AASTN and sponsor)
  • Opportunity to provide promotional materials, brochures, and information to delegates in attendance
  • Inclusion of breakfast in the official program
  • Marketing of the breakfast to all delegates including conference eMarketing campaigns and the conference website
  • Registrations to be taken through the conference online registration portal
  • Two pull-up banners displayed for the duration of the conference dinner
  • Two (2) full sponsor registrations, including the welcome reception (dinner tickets may be purchased separately), with access to all sessions on Friday to Sunday
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Pocket Program Sponsor (One Available)
$2,500 incl. GST

This is a great opportunity to reinforce your branding to all delegates. Each delegate will receive a copy of the A6 pocket program when they register at the conference.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as the Pocket Program Sponsor on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Logo in the footer of each page of the pocket program
  • Full page advertisement on the back cover of the pocket program
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Concurrent Keynote Speaker Sponsor (Limited Available)
$3,000 incl. GST

This is your opportunity to have a speaker of your choice included in the Concurrent Program. The opportunity is subject to the approval of the speaker and the committee. Sponsor to cover all speaker attendance costs.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as supporting the attendance of the speaker on all conference programs, including print and web
  • Logo beside the speaker’s session in the printed and online conference program
  • Opportunity to introduce the speaker and chair their concurrent session
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Delegate App Sponsor (One Available)
$3,000 incl. GST

The Conference Delegate App can deliver direct to smartphones and devices (Apple & Android). The App will be the delegate’s go-to source for digital information during the conference including the full program, social program, regular updates, and speaker, sponsor and exhibitor profiles. Delegates and sponsors can use it to schedule one of one meetings via video call or messages directly through the app. Delegates will also be able to make notes, rate presentations and connect and communicate with other attendees through meetings and photos and electronic business cards.

As the Delegate App sponsor your company branding will be featured on the app plus you can include your own custom survey to delegates of up to 8 questions.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as Delegate App Sponsor on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Company branding on the landing page the conference app
  • Optional delegate survey tailored to your organisation (8 questions max)
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Logo in the pocket program

ePoster Sponsor (One Available)
$3,000 incl. GST

Show your support for ongoing nursing research and programs by sponsoring the posters at the conference. ePosters will be displayed on touch screens throughout the exhibition area and branded with the logo of the sponsor.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as ePoster Sponsor on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Logo featured on the ePoster instruction page on the website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Proceedings Sponsor (One Available)
$3,000 incl. GST

This is your opportunity to be associated with AASTN and the conference delegates in an ongoing role by facilitating the online access of delegates and members to the conference presentations.  This will remain open for 6 months post the conference.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as sponsoring the Online Conference Proceedings, including print and web
  • Company name and logo on the Proceedings website
  • PDF advertisement on the Proceedings website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Catering Sponsor (Three Available)
$1,500 per day incl. GST

Demonstrate your company’s hospitality by sponsoring the daily catering for a specific day of the conference (3 available).  Choose from the program which day you would like to sponsor (Subject to availability)

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as Catering Sponsor on all conference material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Your logo next to the lunch catering break in the printed pocket program and online program
  • Your logo on catering sponsor signs on the catering buffets
  • Opportunity to place advertising material on the catering buffets on your selected day
  • One pull-up banner in the catering area for one day
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference website
  • Logo, hyperlink and company profile on the conference App
  • One PDF e-satchel insert on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Opt-In delegate list in excel prior to the conference including name, organisation, state, country.

Exhibition Booth (Multiple Available)
$3,500 incl. GST

On request: Small Business/Not for profit $2,000 incl. GST

Exhibition open Thursday afternoon (Welcome Reception) to Sunday afternoon.

The exhibition will run for the duration of the conference. The welcome reception, morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch will be served in the Exhibition area. The Exhibition has been designed to provide the best possible promotional opportunities to participating organisations, with refreshment breaks being served and posters being presented in the display area. The exhibition will provide an exceptional opportunity to promote your products and services in a face-to-face environment.

Inclusions

  • One Exhibition Booth (2m x 2m)
  • One full sponsor registration, including the welcome reception (dinner tickets may be purchased separately), with access to all sessions on Friday to Sunday
  • Dressed trestle table, two chairs
  • Two spotlights
  • Power outlet
  • Participation listed in the Pocket Program
  • Participation listed on the conference Website
  • Access to Lead Management software through the AASTN Delegate App
  • Opt-In delegate list in the Conference App including name, organisation, state, country.

** Upgrade to Silver Partner for $1,000!

**Existing Sponsors can add an Exhibition Booth for an additional $2,000 incl GST

Workshop Day Table Display (Three Available)
$1,500 incl. GST

Interested companies can populate a table display outside the workshop rooms where they can display their products and collateral and meet with workshop participants before, after and during breaks between the workshops.  You will have access to participants from all three workshops taking place on that day.

Inclusions

  • Dressed trestle table, two chairs located outside workshops rooms for duration of workshops
  • Participation listed on the Conference Website and Delegate App
  • Workshop attendee list prior to the workshop day

Advertising Opportunities

  • Satchel Insert $1,000 (non-sponsors/exhibitors)
  • Satchel Insert $500 (AASTN sponsors/exhibitors)
  • Pocket Program advert (A6 page colour) $500
  • Holding Slide Advert (1 x 16.9slide), Exhibitor/Sponsor $500
  • Holding Slide Advert (1 x 16.9 slide), Non Sponsor/Exhibitor $1,000
  • Web ad with hotlink (150×150 tile) $400
  • Note Pads: Sponsor to supply approximately 300 branded pads, $in-kind (sponsors/exhibitors only)
  • Pens: Sponsor to supply approximately 400 branded pens, $in-kind (sponsors/exhibitors only)
  • Exhibitor App Game Delegate Prize – $in-kind*

Corporate Social Responsibility Program

In 2023, AASTN is partnering with APETNA to bring our peers from around Asia Pacific to the conference.  This will present an ideal opportunity for developing nations to receive updates on best practices and developing technologies and create supportive networks.  As a partner to the sector, we encourage you to support the attendance of such delegates as below.  You can nominate a worthy recipient, or the committee can choose one on your behalf.

Developing Countries Supporter (Multiple Opportunities)^
$4,000 incl. GST

What your sponsorship offers each attendee:

  • One (1) complimentary full-delegate registration to the conference, including a ticket to the welcome reception and conference dinner
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Fremantle (incl. breakfast)
  • Economy flights from home country to Perth WA
  • Airport Transfers

What your sponsorship offers you:

  • Logo placement and acknowledgement as a supporter on the conference website.
  • An introduction to the sponsored attendee – either during the conference or prior via email.
  • Access to the attendee’s abstract (if they submit one) and the conference logo for your own media opportunities.
  • Logo on delegate name tag with words “supported by”
  • Reference of your support in the program.
  • Ability to purchase an Exhibition Booth for the discounted rate of $1,550.00 incl. GST.

^To ensure delegates are provided with sufficient time to secure visas and arrange flights, we request that commitment to these packages occurs on or before the 1st of November 2022.