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					     Dermatology PEARLS is a two and a half day medical education program
    designed as a comprehensive training program for Physician Assistants and
            Nurse Practitioners working in the dermatology specialty.


                           Georgia World Congress Center
                             May 3-5, 2012 • Atlanta, Georgia

Dear Industry Partners,
On behalf of the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants,        For the past three years, we have had over 100 Dermatology
it is my pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2012        PAs and NPs in attendance.
-Dermatology PEARLS: Physician Extenders Advanced
Regional Learning Symposium. Many thanks to those of              We plan to continue offering participants both an-outstanding
you who have participated in previous years. This conference      value and an exceptional educational program by recruiting
targets all physician extenders who work with Board Certified     high caliber faculty while maintaining low tuition and lodging
Dermatologists in the Southeastern United States.                 costs. This year's conference will offer attendees 20 hours of
                                                                  Category I CME credit.
Dermatology PEARLS is a two and a half day medical                We are pleased to invite your company to become a sponsor
education program designed as a comprehensive training            of Dermatology PEARLS and support the educational needs
program for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners          of Dermatology PAs and NPs, while increasing awareness of
working in the dermatology specialty. This CME accredited         your products and services. This prospectus will detail the
program has recruited outstanding speakers from within the        many advantages of sponsorship and the benefits available
Dermatology community to present educational sessions on          to our sponsors. In addition, there are other ways for your
medical, surgical, and cosmetic Dermatology. These topics         company to become involved as just an exhibitor or through
will interest both experienced and novice PAs and NPs in the      other opportunities should that better meet your needs. Please
field of Dermatology.                                             contact Mrs. Rose Hawker with Events Made Simple at
                                                                  GDPA@events-made-simple.com if you have any questions
The educational symposium will take place May 3-5, 2012
                                                                  or wish to make further inquiries.
at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
                                                                  We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!
This convention center is conveniently located in downtown
Atlanta on Centennial Olympic Park with easy access to the        Matthew Brunner, PA-C
Atlanta airport. It will offer generous exhibit space and a       President and CME Chairman, GDPA
layout and format that will maximize interaction between the
Dermatology PAs and NPs in attendance with your company
representatives. We will open the exhibit hall with a reception
on Thursday, May 3, at 5:30PM and conclude the exhibit hall
on Friday, May 4th, after hosting two coffee breaks and that
day's luncheon within the exhibit hall.
                                                    Dermatology PEARLS:
                                                    Physician Extenders Advanced Regional
                                                    Learning Symposium
                                                    Georgia World Congress Center
                                                    May 3-5, 2012 • Atlanta, Georgia
                                                    This educational program is provided by Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants
                                                    (GDPA). This program will be planned and conducted in full compliance with the
                                                    standards and guidelines for medical education as established by PhRMA and our
                                                    accrediting organization, the American Academy of Physician Assistants.



SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
We welcome both Unrestricted Educational Grants
and Corporate Support.
You may designate your Unrestricted Educational Grants or Corporate
Support to the General Costs of the Conference
and/or to the specific items listed below.
Companies sponsoring any opportunity will be acknowledged
during CME sessions and Conference print media.
GDPA will be responsible for all meal selections.
Conference logo, colors, bags and miscellaneous
items will be selected and approved by GDPA.
Welcome Reception
                                                                          PLAtinum SPonSoR: $10,000 sponsorship allows for three (3) 6’
Breakfast Buffets                                                         tabletops in a u-shaped display area within a Premier Location in exhibit
AM & PM Breaks                                                            hall with up to four (4) company representatives present. A banner
                                                                          recognizing Platinum Sponsorship will be made available for table
Lunch Buffets                                                             placement. In addition, a 30 minute meeting on Thursday May 3rd in the
Audio Visual                                                              AM with the GDPA Board of Directors.
Lecture Session                                                           GoLD SPonSoR: $7,500 sponsorship allows for two (2) 6’ tabletops in
Conference Bags                                                           a v-shape display area with a Preferred Location in exhibit hall with up to
Conference Lanyards                                                       three (3) company representatives present. A banner recognizing Gold
                                                                          Sponsorship will be made available for table placement. In addition, a
Syllabus Notebook and Flash Drive                                         15 minute meeting on Thursday May 3rd in the AM with the GDPA Board
                                                                          of Directors.
                                                                          SiLvER SPonSoR: $5,000 allows for one (1) 6’ tabletop display in
                                                                          a Preferential Location in exhibit hall with up to three (3) company
                                                                          representatives present. A banner recognizing Silver Sponsorship will
                                                                          be made available for table placement.
                                                                          ExhibitoR: $2,000 allows for one (1) 6’ tabletop display with two (2)
                                                                          company representatives present.
                                                                          Product theater opportunity is available Saturday, May 5, 2012 during
                                                                          the lunch time hour. The Society Symposia Sponsor Fee for this event
                                                                          is $10,000.00. Product Theater events are promotional educational
                                                                          activities and are not accredited.


                                                                          For additional information on pricing or any of the above
                                                                          mentioned opportunities please call 1-830-980-8489 or
                                                                          email: gdpa@events-made-simple.com.
Exhibitor Information, Rules                                                       Liability: Exhibitor is responsible for submitting an executed release of
and Regulations                                                                    liability from Group or its third party representative in charge of providing
                                                                                   installation and dismantling services prior to set-up. If Exhibitor fails to deliver
Exhibit Space:                                                                     the release, Exhibitors will be prohibited from utilizing exhibition premises.
                                                                                   The release must include the following language: Exhibitor shall be fully
Tabletop exhibit space is available in the exhibit hall for $2,000.00 per table.   responsible to pay for any and all damages to property owned by Georgia
Tables are skirted and approximately 30 inches by 6 feet long in size. Due         World Congress Center, its owners or managers which result from any act
to limited space exhibitors will confine themselves to tabletop use ONLY,          or omission of Exhibitor. Exhibitor agrees to defend, indemnify and hold
no large exhibit pop ups allowed. All exhibitor materials must be stored           harmless, Georgia World Congress Center its owners, managers, officers or
under assigned tables; aisles must be kept clear of boxes and trash. It is the     directors, agents, employees, subsidiaries and affiliates, from any damages
Exhibitor’s responsibility to provide signage and materials, and also request      or charges resulting from Exhibitor’s use of the property. Exhibitor’s liability
electrical connections if needed.                                                  shall include all losses, costs, damages, or expenses arising from, out of, or
GDPA registration desk will be available Thursday and Friday in the pre-           by reason of any accident or bodily injury or other occurrences to any person
function area Building B401 – Level Four Concourse at Georgia World                or persons, including the Exhibitor, its agents, employees, and business
Congress Center (GWCC). Each Exhibitor will receive badges, floor plan,            invitees which arise from or out of the Exhibitor’s occupancy and use of the
booth assignment list and participant list at registration.                        exhibition premises, the Georgia World Congress Center or any part thereof.
Every effort will be made to provide each company with a booth number
thirty- (30) days prior to Conference date however; it is not necessary to
                                                                                   Exhibitor Loss and Damage Hold Harmless:
have a booth number in order to ship materials.                                    “[EXHIBITOR] hereby assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to
                                                                                   protect, defend, indemnify and save Events Made Simple, LLC, Georgia
Exhibit Hall                                                                       Dermatology Physician Assistants (GDPA), its owners, its operator, Georgia
                                                                                   World Congress Center, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries,
Exhibition hall at GWCC                                                            affiliates, employees, officers, directors, and agents harmless against all
Located in B-405 – Level Four Concourse                                            claims, losses or damages to persons or property, governmental charges or
                                                                                   fines and attorney’s fees arising out of or caused by its installation, removal,
Exhibitor Setup                                                                    maintenance, occupancy or use of the exhibition premises or a part thereof,
                                                                                   excluding any such liability caused by the sole gross negligence of Events
Thursday, May 3rd – 1:00pm to 5:00pm                                               Made Simple, LLC, Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants (GDPA),
                                                                                   Georgia World Congress Center its employees and agents.[EXHIBITOR] shall
Exhibitor teardown                                                                 obtain and keep in force during the term of the installation and use of the
Friday, May 4th – 3:30pm to 4:30pm                                                 exhibit premises, policies of Comprehensive General Liability Insurance and
                                                                                   Contractual Liability Insurance, insuring and specifically referring to the
Exhibit hours                                                                      Contractual liability set forth in this Exhibit Agreement, in an amount not
                                                                                   less than $2,000,000 Combined Single Limit for personal injury and property
Thursday, May 3rd – 5:30pm to 7:30pm – Exhibit Hall Opens and                      damage.
Welcome Mixer in Exhibit Hall
                                                                                   Insurance: Georgia World Congress Center, its owners, its operators
Friday, May 4th - 8:00am to 3:30pm – Exhibit Hall OPEN                             shall be included in such policies as additional named insurers. In addition,
                                                                                   [EXHIBITOR] acknowledges that neither Events Made Simple, Georgia
Friday, May 4th - 9:30am - Participants will enjoy coffee break with               Dermatology Physician Assistants (GDPA), its owners, its operator, nor Georgia
Exhibitors in Exhibition Hall                                                      World Congress Center maintain insurance covering exhibitor’s property and
Friday, May 4th - 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Participants will enjoy lunch                that it is the sole responsibility of [EXHIBITOR] to obtain business interruption
with Exhibitors in Exhibition Hall                                                 and property damage insurance insuring any losses by [EXHIBITOR].”
Friday, May 4th - 3:00pm – Participants will enjoy coffee break with               Security: GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER does not provide security
Exhibitors in Exhibition Hall                                                      specifically for group Exhibition Hall. Each exhibitor must make provisions
Friday, May 4th - 3:30pm - Exhibit Hall CLOSES                                     for safeguarding goods, materials, equipment, and display at all times. Doors
                                                                                   will NOT be locked during scheduled meeting times.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION                                                              Due Date: All exhibitor contracts and payment are due no later than
                                                                                   March 31, 2012. Exhibit space is limited and on a first come first serve
Shipping and Receiving of Packages:                                                basis, early submission of contracts and payments is highly recommended
                                                                                   to secure your space.
GDPA has appointed Shepard Exposition Services as their official drayage
(material handling) service provider.                                              Payment: Full payment of the exhibit space fee must be submitted with
Shepard Exposition Services                                                        the signed contract. Deposits will not be accepted to hold exhibit space.
1531 Carroll Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30318                                           Faxed contracts will not be accepted to hold exhibit space.
Phone: 404-720-8694                                                                Cancellation: No refunds will be issued for exhibit space cancellations.
In order to better serve your needs, all inbound and outbound freight
shipments for the GDPA Dermatology PEARLS Conference are required to
                                                                                   Hotel Reservations: GDPA has secured a small block of rooms at
                                                                                   the Embassy Suites Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta at special group rate
be sent thru Shepard Exposition Services. Please note that any freight sent        of $139.00. Please book your room reservation directly with Reservation
directly to Georgia World Congress Center will be turned away at shipper’s         Department by calling 1-800-445-8667. Please ask for GDPA room block.
expense.                                                                           Conference Organizers assume no responsibility beyond securing reduced
In order to better serve your needs, all inbound and outbound freight              rates on behalf of the GDPA. Cut-off date is Friday, April 13, 2012 or until
shipments for the GDPA Dermatology PEARLS Conference are required to               entire room block has been filled whichever comes first. This Hotel is in a
be sent thru Shepard Exposition Services. Please note that any freight sent        prime location and therefore we ask that you do not delay in booking your
directly to Cobb Galleria Centre will be turned away at shippers expense.          room reservation.
                                     Dermatology PEARLS:
                                     Physician Extenders Advanced Regional
                                     Learning Symposium
                                     Georgia World Congress Center
                                     May 3-5, 2012 • Atlanta, Georgia
Contract for Exhibit Space
PLEASE CoPy thiS PAGE, complete and mail back with payment to:
EMS-GDPA, 6547 PREAkNESS PASS, BULvERDE, TX 78163
Questions: Contact Rose Hawker
                                                                                                 Current officers:
Phone: 830-980-8489 Fax: 830-438-5425                                                            President:
E-mail: GDPA@events-made-simple.com                                                              Matthew Brunner PA-C
                                                                                                 Brunner.matthew@gmail.com
Please type or print.

                                                                                                 President Elect:
Company Name____________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                 Laurel Whitmer PA-C
(As it should appear on printed materials)                                                       laurelwhitmer@hotmail.com
Primary Contact First Name___________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                 Immediate Past President:
                                                                                                 T.J. Chao PA-C
Last Name_______________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                 tomasjchao@aol.com
Title_________________________ Contact E-mail _______________________________________________
                                                                                                 Treasurer:
                                                                                                 Grace Bogert PA-C
Co. Mailing Address________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                 ghbogert@yahoo.com
City__________________________________________________State___________Zip_________________       Secretary:
                                                                                                 Shana Hackworth PA-C
Primary Contact Phone __________________/__________________/_______________                      sshackworth@comcast.net
Fax _________________/_________________/____________________
                                                                                                 Director at Large:
                                                                                                 Coe McGrath PA-C
                                                                                                 coempc@gmail.com
Payment Fee Schedule
Exhibitor Space Fees: (No refunds for cancellations)
Exhibit table (each) - $2,000.00                Exhibit Table Fee $____________
Please make check payable to GDPA. (credit cards are not accepted)
Company name must appear on check.

Check #____________________________________________________

______________________________________________ Date_______/_______/_______
Signature of Authorized Representative

Print Name: ______________________________________________________
I am an authorized representative of the Company named above with the full power and authority
to sign and deliver this contract.
Exhibitor Representative Information:
Please provide the name of each person attending and representing                                Georgia
your company by emailing to GDPA@events-made-simple.com                                          Dermatology
                                                                                                 Physician
or fax to 830-438-5425.                                                                          Assistants

				
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