Ancillary Educational Opportunity


Satellite Symposia  —  SOLD!

Satellite symposia offered as a non-CME event provide sponsoring companies the opportunity to increase their visibility with a multidisciplinary audience of adolescent health professionals, many of whom are key decision makers in their institutions. A satellite symposium is a course planned, executed and sponsored by a commercial entity that does not compete with any CME events.

The following requirements apply to this activity:
  1. Organizations must supply SAHM with a statement of interest that describes the symposium content, method/format of presentation, target audience size, possible presenter(s), other venues at which the proposed content has been presented, prior successful experience with symposia.
  2. SAHM does not provide CME/CE credit for satellite symposia.
  3. The symposium must begin and end outside of the regular meeting hours of the SAHM educational activity. Satellite symposia are usually offered before or after an educational program. Other options within the meeting dates may include ‘sunrise’ sessions and evening hours when no regular sessions are scheduled. SAHM will determine the date and time for the event.
  4. Neither SAHM’s name nor logo may appear in satellite symposium materials. A disclaimer should be included in the promotional materials indicating that there is no SAHM involvement. All promotional materials, includeding e-materials, must be approved by a SAHM representative prior to print or distribution.
  5. A fee of $20,000 is required from organizations interested in presenting satellite symposia.
  6. All SAHM attendees must be invited to attend a satellite symposium. Attendance cannot be restricted to physicians or other select groups.
  7. There will only be one satellite symposium occurring at a time.

The Annual Meeting Symposium Review Committee will review the information above and evaluate the suitability of the proposal for SAHM. A final decision will be provided as quickly as possible.

SAHM will provide:
  • A “Save the Date” notice to the SAHM listserve.
  • A notice for extending an invitation to all meeting registrants. The notice will be provided within a week of the close of early bird registration.*
  • A set of mailing labels for all members who allow us to share their name. The labels are usually provided late in the calendar year.
  • Companies presenting symposia are responsible for obtaining their own space, AV equipment, consultants, and food and beverages for attendees.
  • Donations will not be refunded.
* For registrants who opt to be included.

To book your symposium

Read the full Exhibit and Sponsorship Prospectus for detailed guidelines and policies concerning symposia. Then contact:

Kim Santos, Registration and Exhibit Manager
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015 USA
Phone: +1-847-753-5226 x 275
Fax: +1-847-480-9282

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