Exhibitors and Sponsors

Thank you to our previous sponsors and exhibitors of OPA events and publications who continually support Ohio pharmacy! View current exhibitors, sponsors and supporters by accessing the OPA Virtual Exhibit Hall.

 

OPA Exhibitor Sponsor Prospectus OPA offers four opportunities to exhibit each year, as well as the Residency and Fellowship Expo and Entrepreneurship Experience. See below for more information. If you have questions, contact Janice Johnson at jjohnson@ohiopharmacists.org

 

OPA 2024 Annual Trade Show - April 5 & 6 - Hilton Columbus at Easton

2024 OPA Annual Trade ShowNEW LOCATION!

The OPA Annual Conference and Trade Show will host a Trade Show April 5 - 6, 2024 with live and on-demand CPE activity content available. NEW 2024 EXHIBIT TIMES: Friday 3:45 - 5:30 pm, Saturday 8:00-9:00 am and 11:40 am - 1:50 pm. The 2023 OPA Exhibit Hall attracted more than 800 pharmacist and student pharmacist attendees who interacted with 60 exhibits. This Ohio Pharmacists Association 2024 W-9 form is available to include with the sponsor request process. For exhibit details and sponsor opportunities, click on the OPA Exhibitor Sponsor Prospectus.

2024 RATES: OPA Members discounted rates range from $1,050 to $1,420. Non-member rates offer early-bird rates through December and range from $1,300 to $1,500. If non-members join OPA on the exhibit registration form, they can save $80 off the non-member early rates. Join OPA for member advantages. The 2024 rates listed below can change without notice.

10 x 10 Deluxe Exhibit Member Rates Non-member Rates
- Member exhibit $1,250  
- Exhibit with 2024 OPA membership $1,420 $1,420
- Exhibit rates from 9/1/2023 - 12/31/2023   $1,500
- Exhibit rates beginning 1/1/2024   $ 1,600
8 x 10 Premium Exhibit Member Rates Non-member Rates
- Exhibit booth $1,150  
- Exhibit with 2024 OPA membership $1,320 $1,320
- Exhibit rates from 9/1/2023 - 12/31/2023   $1,400

- Exhibit rates beginning 1/1/2024

  $1,500
8 x 10 Standard Exhibit Member Rates Non-member Rates
- Member Exhibit  $1,050  
- Exhibit with 2024 OPA membership $1,220 $1,220
- Exhibit rates from 9/1/2023 - 12/31/2023   $1,300
- Exhibit rates beginning 1/1/2024   $1,400

 

Online Registration to exhibit and sponsor the 2024 OPA Annual Conference & Trade Show

Register now to host a table at the 8th Annual OPA Residency & Fellowship Expo - Friday, April 5 - 3:45-5:30 pm
Residency & Fellowship Expo

Participants of the OPA Residency & Fellowship Expo gain exposure and have the opportunity to showcase their residency programs to 400 student pharmacists from all of Ohio's schools of pharmacy and some from out of state. Student pharmacists will come to learn more about your program and to meet your residency directors, current residents, and fellowship programs. The Expo was moved to Friday of the OPA Annual Conference from 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm on April 5, 2024, since there is higher student attendance on Friday. Space is limited- don't miss out on this opportunity, sign up today!

OPA Member Fee Non-member Fee
     $300         $450

 

Register today to host a table at the 2nd OPA Entrepreneurship Experience - Saturday, April 6 - 11:15 - 1:50 pm

The OPA Annual Conference Saturday CPE options include entrepreneurial sessions with the Innovative Pharmacy Business Plan Competition and an Entrepreneurial Panel presentation. The OPA Entrepreneurship Experience occurs between these sessions and offers display opportunities during the 2024 OPA Annual Conference. Entrepreneurs gain exposure and have the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial endeavors to the 800-1,000 anticipated pharmacist and student pharmacist registrants. The OPA Entrepreneurship Experience will be held during Trade Show hours from 11:15 - 1:50 pm on April 6, 2024, and is included in OPA Annual Conference attendee registration. Display space for entrepreneurs is limited.

OPA Pharmacist Member Fee OPA Student Member Fee Non-member Pharmacist Fee
     $300 $100         $650

If you have questions about sponsoring this event or hosting a table, please contact Janice Johnson at jjohnson@ohiopharmacists.org or call 614.389.3236.

EduCon Virtual 2024: Best Practices in Compounding

Exhibitors can connect with the 120 anticipated compounding pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and supporters from around the country at EduCon Virtual 2024: Best Practices in Compounding. This event offers streamed sessions and exhibits on June 20 & 21, 2024 with on-demand exhibits and sessions June 20 through August 30, 2024.

Registration will open in 2024.

 

OPA 340B Midwest Regional Expo 2024

OPA will hold the 340B Midwest Regional Conference & Expo, September 23 & 24, 2024. In 2023, more than 100 attendees and vendor representatives participated. The event was held at the Hilton Columbus at Easton and offered more than 2 hours of exclusive exhibit time, sponsored breakfast theatres, sponsored reception and additional sponsorships. 

Save the Date - September 23 & 24, 2024

Midyear Meeting Trade Show - November 3, 2024 - Save the Date

OPA anticipates 100 Ohio pharmacists on November 3, 2024, as they learn from the experts and connect with peers and vendors in the Midyear Meeting Exhibit Hall. This trade show offered 1.25 hours of exhibit time.

  

Past events

Midyear Meeting Trade Show 

OPA hosted 100 Ohio pharmacists on November 5, 2023, as they learned from the experts and connected with peers and vendors in the Midyear Meeting Exhibit Hall. This trade show offered 1.25 hours of exhibit time from 11:45 am - 1:00 pm at the Makoy Center in Hilliard, Ohio. 

OPA 340B Midwest Regional Expo

OPA held its first 340B Midwest Regional Conference & Expo on September 11 & 12, 2023, with more than 100 attendees and vendor representatives. The event was held at the Hilton Columbus at Easton and offered more than 2 hours of exclusive exhibit time, sponsored breakfast theatres, sponsored reception and additional sponsorships. 

OPA Entrepreneurship Experience

In recognition of the many Ohio pharmacist entrepreneurs, OPA  introduced the OPA Entrepreneurship Experience. This event offered display opportunities during the  OPA Annual Conference. Entrepreneurs gained exposure and had the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial endeavors to the 800 pharmacist and student pharmacist registrants. .

OPA 7th Annual Residency and Fellowship Expo

The OPA Residency and Fellowship Expo, offered the chance to connect with Residency and Fellowship directors. Introduce your program to student pharmacists and newly licensed pharmacists participating in the OPA Annual Conference. The Expo is held in the OPA exhibit hall.

EduCon 2023 Virtual: Best Practices in Compounding

Exhibitors can connect with the 120 anticipated compounding pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and supporters from around the country at EduCon Virtual 2023: Best Practices in Compounding. This event offers streamed sessions and exhibits on February 9 & 10, 2023 with on-demand exhibits and sessions February 13 through April 30, 2023.

    APC Basic 2023 Corporate Patron and OPA Member Virtual Exhibit Rate: $400      

    Regular Virtual Exhibit Rate: $500

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Multi-event Packages – Discover the benefits of Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsorship! (OPA Sponsor Brochure, page 2)

Conferences, Meetings and Trainings – Sponsor events or donate items for the Annual Conference, Diabetes Care Training, 340B Midwest Conference & Expo and many more…
(OPA Sponsor Brochure, pages 3-5)

Communications/Advertising – Advertise in and Sponsor OPA’s Print and Electronic Communications. (OPA Sponsor Brochure, page 8)

Advocacy/OPA PAC/LDF – Sponsor OPA advocacy efforts, which are recognized nationwide. (OPA Sponsor Brochure, page 7)

Advertising Opportunities

Reach Ohio pharmacists through OPA print and electronic communications!

Print:
The Ohio Pharmacist journal is published six times a year: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December.  The Ohio Pharmacy Newsline is distributed electronically every other week. Ohio Pharmacists Association members include pharmacists in all areas of practice (including pharmacy owners), student pharmacists, and associate members.

Display Advertising Rates      
Color process per issue (effective January 1, 2023)    

An electronic file in PDF format with 350 dpi is the preferred format for submission of ad materials. NEW - convenient EFT payment option now offered  

Ad Location 6X 3X 1X
Inside Front $760 $780 $820
Full Page $750 $770 $810
1/2 Page $460 $480 $520
Back 1/2 Page $500 $520 $580
1/3 Page $400 $420 $480
1/4 Page $300 $320 $380


Business Card/Print Classified  $75

Ohio Pharmacist reserves the right to reject any advertisement or to require that the word “advertisement” appear in any ad.

E-mail: opa@ohiopharmacists.org; Journal Editor:  Amy Bennett, R.Ph.   

  • Conference/Meeting Program Advertising – Full page and half-page rates vary – See  the OPA Sponsor Brochure

Web/Electronic:

  • Ohio Pharmacy Newsline –with an open rate of 40%; this anticipated, OPA member email is sent every two weeks with pharmacy news.
  • OPA eBulletins to members and non-members can be sponsored – Event confirmations, upcoming CPE and Trainings, etc.
  • Multiview sells OPA advertising for the OPA website. For website advertising, contact Jon Smith at opa@multiview.com or (972)402-7023.

Advertising opportunities appear in the OPA Sponsor Brochure