2018 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.

2018 sponsorship and ad opportunities include:

Bundled options available! Contact us to design a package to fit your company's unique needs.


Futurescan 2019–2024 Sponsorship SOLD!

Fee: $15,000 | Learn more + Sign up
This essential guide to healthcare trends features data and perspectives of national healthcare thought leaders on the key forces that are transforming the future of healthcare. Published in collaboration with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), SHSMD’s popular annual guide to healthcare trends is distributed to more than 5,000 SHSMD and ACHE members. If you have questions about this sponsorship opportunity, please contact Brian Griffin at briangriffin@aha.org or (312) 422-3736.

2019 Health Days Calendar, Mobile App, and Webcast SOLD!
Fee: $8,000 per year | Contact shsmd@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 Sponsored Webcasts Only a few spots remain for 2018!

Fees: Various | More information
Sponsoring a SHSMD U Webcast is an effective way to catch the attention of more than 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!

Sponsored Content
Fees: $2,500 | Sign up

Reach over 4,000 SHSMD members with your sponsored content, including white papers, e-books, and more. Your content will be featured for one year in the SHSMD Resource Library, the go-to information source for members with over 7,000 monthly visitors (VIEW EXAMPLE). The sponsored content will also be included in two editions of e-Connect (28% open rate) and Inside SHSMD (27% open rate).

For more information about SHSMD sponsored content, please contact Ann Feeney at afeeney@aha.org or (312) 422-3731.




Website Banner Ad (www.shsmd.org)

Fees: $1,000 per month ($5,500 per 6 months | $11,000 annual) | Sign up
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)
Fees: $800 per month ($4,000 per 6 months | $8,800 annual) | Sign up
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).

NEW! 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.)

ADD-ON: Tell potential clients more about your company! Include a white paper with your profile. Your white paper will be linked on your company profile and searchable in the SHSMD Company Directory, which averages more than 5,500 searches per year. (Additional fee required: $500 per 12-month period.)



Weekly E-newsletter Only a few spots remain for 2018!

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 PNG ad (380 x 380 pixels at 72 dpi) can be hyperlinked to your company’s website.


CareerLink Weekly Job Listings E-newsletter
Fee: $500 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 or PNG ad (550 x 100 pixels at 72 dpi) can be hyperlinked to your company’s website.


(See also Sponsored Content.)



Mailing List Rental

Fee: $725 | 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 September/October Issue SOLD OUT!
Fee: $1,300 per mailing | Sign up
Deliver your message to more than 4,000 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.

Ride-along due dates
March/April Issue.........................February 6
May/June Issue............................April 2
July/August Issue.........................June 1
September/October Issue............August 3
November/December Issue.........October 1
January/February Issue...............December 3


SHSMD Connections Annual Conference

Fees: Various | Learn more
Strengthen your brand, establish and solidify relationships, generate sales leads, and increase booth traffic through one of the many 2018 SHSMD Connections Annual Conference opportunities.

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