Satellite Symposia

Apply for a Satellite Symposium

ATC is pleased to offer two types of opportunities for industry-sponsored satellite symposia, luncheon or evening.  Time and available space may limited the number of applications accepted.  There is no guarantee any company will be given a luncheon or evening slot.  Every effort will be made to accommodate on a first request basis.  Please note that ATC prohibits satellite symposia during scheduled scientific sessions.  Symposia, or any portion of them, including on-site registration and question-and-answer sessions, may only be held during the designated hours.


Fees, Terms and Conditions


Luncheon Symposium - $75,000

Sunday, June 3; Monday, June 4; Tuesday, June 5
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Evening Symposium - $65,000

Sunday, June 3; Monday, June 4; Tuesday, June 5
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Setup Included


All Satellite Symposia will be held at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Below is the standard room setup and audiovisual equipment that is included in the lunch and evening satellite symposia.  

  • Theater-style seating (unless otherwise communicated to the hotel contact and ATC staff)
  • A riser with a lectern and head table for two (2)
  • Standard AV set
    • Screen
    • Projector
    • Presentation computer at lectern
    • (2) Table top microphones
    • (1) Aisle microphone for Q & A
    • (1) Lavaliere microphone for presener
    • (3) Lead retrieval units to be used to scan in attendees

Should a satellite want to enhance this set, equipment and the labor for any re-set of original equipment will be at the satellite's expense.


Rules & Regulations


Eligibility

ATC prohibits any company who is not an official exhibitor of ATC to host a satellite symposium.

Locations

•    Space for each symposium will be assigned by ATC Staff.  
•    Space assignments will be confirmed in January 2018.  
•    Contact Andrea Stagliano at 856-793-0803or astagliano@atcmeeting.org for additional information.

Services Provided by ATC Staff

•    Work closely with applicants regarding their satellite symposium and meeting requirements.
•    Assign appropriate space, day, time and designate hotel contact.
•    Provide one complimentary one-time use of the pre-registration mailing list to promote the symposium.
•    Symposium listing on the ATC website and ATC mobile app.  

Pre-Meeting Policies

•    ATC reserves the right to review all symposium applications and promotional materials and to reject topics, formats or materials deemed inappropriate.  
•    All promotional and marketing materials must be approved by ATC prior to distribution.  It is the sole responsibility of the sponsor to work with ATC to receive approval of materials.
•    Approval from ATC Staff does not constitute an endorsement of the program or its contents by ATC, ASTS or AST. 

Onsite Policies - Posters/Flyers

•    ATC will produce (2) satellite symposia walls with sponsor's approved promotional graphic.  Deadlines and submission of graphic details will be sent by astagliano@atcmeeting.org, upon symposium confirmation.
•    If permitted by the hotel, one 22’’ x 28’’ poster can be displayed the day of your symposium in the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and Grand Hyatt Seattle.  Contact your assigned hotel contact for specific signage placement guidelines.  
•    Posters and flyers can be displayed and distributed from the following locations:

  • The exhibiting company’s booth and its CME providers’ booth
  • ATC Doctor’s Bag Insert (if purchased) - Click Here for Full Details

Handheld posters or passed flyers are not permitted.

Printed and Published Materials

•    All industry sponsors/supporters must be listed on all printed and published materials.  
•    All printed and published materials must bear the following information: Sponsored by…, Supported by…, and Coordinated by…

Content and Use of the ATC Name and Logo

•    All advertisements, promotions or invitations for the symposium must bear the following statement: “This program is not affiliated with ATC.”  This statement must appear on the cover/front page of any copy using at least 12 pt. font size. 
•    The ATC logo or name may not be used in any promotions, advertisements, meeting materials or correspondence related to the program.  

For more information, please contact Andrea Stagliano at astagliano@atcmeeting.org or +1-856-793-0803.