2017 Sponsorship & Advertising

Maximize your marketing dollars by reaching SHSMD members and other industry leaders through year-round sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

Offering you many options for both company and product recognition, SHSMD sponsorship is a great way to get your name in front of the customers you want to reach most—healthcare decision makers with purchasing authority. Learn more about SHSMD members.

2017 sponsorship opportunities include:


Website Banner Ad (www.shsmd.org) SOLD OUT for 2017!
Fees: $1,000 per month ($5,500 per 6 months | $11,000 annual) | Sign up for 2018
With more than 800 visits per day, SHSMD's website is the go-to information resource for healthcare marketing, planning, public relations, and communications professionals. Static ads (310 x 55 pixels at 72 dpi) will be placed on SHSMD's website footer and hyperlinked to your company’s website.


Website Banner Ads (my.shsmd.org) SOLD OUT for 2017!
Fees: $800 per month ($4,000 per 6 months | $8,800 annual) | Sign up for 2018
MySHSMD is an online community where members network and share information with other SHSMD members. All SHSMD members are automatically subscribed to the four topic-based groups. Static ads will be placed on the bottom of the homepage (400 x 100 pixels at 72dpi) and on the right side of interior pages (120 X 200 pixels at 72dpi).


SHSMD Company Directory Profile (my.shsmd.org)
Fee: $500 annually | Sign up
Be where your best clients are! Join the all-new SHSMD Company Directory and be part of the searchable hub where SHSMD’s more than 4,000 members go to find partners and solutions. Sign up for your 12-month company profile today. (Note: SHSMD Connections exhibitors and top-level sponsors receive complimentary listings.)



e-Connect Weekly E-newsletter
Fee: $500 weekly | Sign up
Delivered each Wednesday, SHSMD’s weekly electronic news digest, e-Connect, brings members the latest healthcare trends, tools, resources, and perspectives from respected sources from across the web. The static JPG or GIF ad (380 x 380 pixels at 72 dpi) can be hyperlinked to your company’s website.


CareerLink Weekly Job Listings E-newsletter
Fee: $300 weekly | Sign up
Delivered each Tuesday, CareerLink offers members a wealth of information on available positions across the nation in all areas of healthcare marketing, public relations and communications, physician relations, strategic planning, and business development. The static JPG, GIF, or PNG ad (550 x 100 pixels at 72 dpi) can be hyperlinked to your company’s website.


Direct Mailings

Mailing List Rental
Fee: $650 | Sign up
Providing you with accurate names and addresses for all your direct-mail needs, SHSMD’s mailing list will help ensure that your message is received by targeted healthcare professionals in marketing, public relations and communications, and strategic planning. A sample of the mailing piece must be submitted for approval prior to the mailing list rental. Prorated lists available (e.g., by state); $400 minimum. (Rental fee is for one-time use only.)


SHSMD Newsletter Ride-alongs
Fee: $1,300 per mailing | Sign up
Deliver your message to more than 4,200 healthcare leaders in the same envelope with the bimonthly mailing of Spectrum, SHSMD’s print newsletter. One 8.5” x 11” promotional piece may be included in the mailing. Up to five ride-alongs will be allowed per issue. Competing companies will not be permitted in the same mailing.

2017 Due Dates for Newsletter Ride-along:

January/February Edition: November 30, 2016
March/April Edition: January 24, 2017
May/June Edition: March 24, 2017
July/August Edition: May 19, 2017
September/October Edition: July 24, 2017
November/December Edition: September 25, 2017

2018 Health Days Calendar and Mobile App NEW!

Fee: $8,000 per year | Contact elee@aha.org to learn more.
The annual Calendar of Health Observances & Recognition Days remains SHSMD's top-downloaded member resource and reaches over a thousand more through its distribution to SHSMD chapters, state hospital associations, and other professional organizations.

SHSMD U Sponsorships Update: All 2017 Opportunities Sold Out!

Fees: Various 
Sponsoring a SHSMD U webcast is an effective way to catch the attention of over 4,000 SHSMD members in the areas of healthcare marketing, strategic planning, communications, and public relations. Benefits include receiving a mailing list of registered attendees (on average 100-150 registrants), recognition on marketing materials, and much more!

SHSMD Connections Annual Conference

Fees: Various | Sign Up
Strengthen your brand, establish and solidify relationships, generate sales leads and increase booth traffic through one of the many 2017 SHSMD Connections Annual Conference opportunities.

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