Become a HIMSS Minnesota Sponsor

Whether you are an emerging company or a well-established industry leader, the Minnesota Chapter of HIMSS sponsorship positions you at the forefront of the healthcare IT industry in our region. Our sponsors range from hardware and software providers, e-health specialists, systems integrators and other suppliers and consultants.

HIMSS Minnesota Chapter corporate sponsorship is integral to your success. Sponsorship provides you with solutions to:

  • Access key buyers and other industry stakeholders through exclusive local, national, and issue specific opportunities.
     
  • Understand new markets and business opportunities through the latest HIMSS industry intelligence.
     
  • Participate and help shape the direction of the healthcare IT industry.

 

HIMSS MN Chapter
2016-2017

 

  • Membership in the HIMSS MN Chapter has increased 25% YOY to over 1850 (as of 2/1/2016).
  • The Annual Spring Conference held in May, featured a motivational keynote speaker, a C-level panel discussion and (6) informative breakout sessions. The conference has averaged over 200 attendees the last three years and continues to bring together those with a focus on healthcare to participate in both the educational and networking opportunities. 
  • The Annual Golf Tournament Scholarship Fundraiser held in June was a success, with over 100 golfers and attendees. The event raised over $10,000 for our scholarship fund and the Chapter awarded (10) scholarships to deserving students majoring in the fields of Healthcare and/or Healthcare IT
  • The Chapter has increased our social and networking opportunities, based on the feedback of our membership, provided through our annual chapter survey. Some of the Chapter’s recent events are highlighted below;
  • Recent HIMSS MN Chapter Educational and Networking Events
    • Advocacy Educational Program featuring Chris Buse, CISO St of MN (1/2015)
    • HIMSS National Chapter Reception (3/2015; over 100 attendees)
    • Webinar on Patient Portal Solutions (8/2015 over 140 attendees)
    • Solutions Showcase hosted by Loffler Companies (9/2015; over 100 attendees)
    • HIMSS Chapter Networking (11/2015; over 60 attendees)
    • Webinar on Population Health Management (12/2015; over 140 attendees)

 

ANNUAL SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS

Elite - $2500                   

  • 25 complimentary Minnesota Chapter HIMSS memberships
  • 5 complimentary admission to the all-day HIMSS MN Spring Conference
  • Provide discount of any 2 event sponsorship line items and 1 Golf hole by 50%
  • Keynote Speaker and breakout session introduction opportunity
  • Logo on sponsor “Thank you” board at each HIMSS MN program
  • Logo and company link on HIMSS MN web site
  • Logo on HIMSS MN email communications including quarterly newsletters

 

Premier - $1500             

  • 10 complimentary Minnesota Chapter HIMSS memberships
  • 2 complimentary admission to the all-day HIMSS MN Spring Conference
  • Provide discount of any 1 event sponsorship line item and 1 Golf hole by 50%
  • Keynote Speaker and breakout session introduction opportunity
  • Logo on sponsor “Thank you” board at each HIMSS MN program
  • Logo and company link on HIMSS MN web site
  • Logo on HIMSS MN email communications including quarterly newsletters

 

Partner - $500

  • 5 complimentary Minnesota Chapter HIMSS memberships
  • Provide discount of any 1 event sponsorship line item by 25%
  • Keynote Speaker and breakout session introduction opportunity
  • Logo on sponsor “Thank you” board at each HIMSS MN program
  • Logo and company link on HIMSS MN web site
  • Logo on HIMSS MN email communications including quarterly newsletters

 

 

EVENT SPECIFIC SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS

Event 1: Annual Spring Conference

Location:

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West

3131 Campus Drive  

Plymouth, MN 55441

Date / Time: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:30am – 5:00pm

Sponsorship Opportunity

Benefits

Amount

Qty

Vendor Tables

  • 5-foot table in high-traffic area
  • Table access from 7:30am – 5pm
  • 2 complimentary conference passes
  • Recognition during program
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website page
  • Featured on email announcement to 1600+ members

$650

 

Vendor Solution Demonstrations

  • 45-minute presentation on product and/or service solution offerings
  • Recognition during program, website and email
  • 2 complimentary conference passes

$1000

 

Additional Vendor Tables
  • 5-foot table in high-traffic area
  • Table access from 7:30am – 5pm
  • 2 complimentary conference passes
  • Recognition during program
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website page
  • Featured on email announcement to 1600+ members
$650 

Breakfast

  • Exclusive sponsorship opportunity
  • 3 posters with company logo in breakfast area
  • 2 complimentary conference passes
  • Recognition during program
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website page
  • Featured on email announcement to 1600+ members

$1000

 

Buffet Lunch

  • Exclusive sponsorship opportunity
  • 3 posters with company logo in lunch area
  • 2 complimentary conference passes
  • Recognition during program
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website page
  • Featured on email announcement to 1600+ members

$1000

 

Happy Hour

  • Exclusive sponsorship opportunity
  • 3 posters with company logo in happy hour area
  • 2 complimentary conference passes
  • Recognition during program
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website page
  • Featured on email announcement to 1600+ members

$1500

 

Keynote Speaker and

Breakout Session

Introductions

  • 1-minute opportunity to share company information
  • Recognition during program
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website page
  • Featured on email announcement to 1600+ members

(for annual sponsors)

+

Prize giveaways

(Sponsor to provide prizes. Chapter will coordinate raffle)

  • 1-minute opportunity to share company information
  • Recognition during program
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website page
  • Featured on email announcement to 1600+ members

(for annual sponsors)

+

+ - Multiple opportunities available

 

Event 2: Annual Golf Classic and Scholarship Fundraiser

 

Location:

Prestwick Golf Club

9555 Wedgewood Drive

Woodbury, MN 55125

 

Date / Time: Thursday, June 22, 2017

 

 

Note: This event is a charity fundraiser. 

Please check with your Accounting Department for appropriate payment type.

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunity

Benefits

Amount

Qty

Title Sponsor

  • Company name included in title of event
  • 2 foursome of golfers
  • Signage at registration table
  • Signage and recognition at Awards Reception
  • Opportunity to include gift in golfer’s gift bag
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website
  • Featured on email announcement to 1500+ members

$3000

1

 

Dinner and Awards Reception Sponsor

  • Company name included in title of dinner/ceremony
  • 1 foursome of golfers
  • Signage at registration table
  • Signage and recognition at Awards Reception
  • Opportunity to include gift in golfer’s gift bag
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website
  • Featured on email announcement to 1500+ members

$1500

1

 

Hole Sponsorship

 

                                    

  • 1 foursome of golfers
  • 1 course marker
  • Electronic Signage (GPS screen) on Golf Carts
  • Signage at registration table
  • Signage and recognition at Awards Reception
  • Opportunity to include gift in golfer’s gift bag
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website
  • Featured on email announcement to 1500+ members

$1000

 

 

Driving Range/Putting Green Sponsorship

  • Company name on driving range signage
  • 1 foursome of golfers
  • Signage at registration table
  • Signage and recognition at Awards Reception
  • Opportunity to include gift in golfer’s gift bag
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website
  • Featured on email announcement to 1500+ members

 

$1000

1

 

Longest Drive

  • Exclusive sponsorship opportunity
  • Signage at registration table
  • Signage and recognition at Awards Reception
  • Opportunity to include gift in golfer’s gift bag
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website
  • Featured on email announcement to 1500+ members

$500

 

 

Closest to Pin

  • Exclusive sponsorship opportunity
  • Signage at registration table
  • Signage and recognition at Awards Reception
  • Opportunity to include gift in golfer’s gift bag
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website
  • Featured on email announcement to 1500+ members

$500

1

 

Hole in One

  • Exclusive co-sponsorship with car dealership
  • Signage at registration table
  • Signage and recognition at Awards Reception
  • Opportunity to include gift in golfer’s gift bag
  • Featured on HIMSS MN website
  • Featured on email announcement to 1500+ members

 

$750

1

 

 

Other Events

 

Over the course of the year the Minnesota Chapter of HIMSS hosts a variety of non-annual events such as Webinars, Socials and other Meetings.  Please reach out to our Sponsorship Chair at mn.sponsorship@himsschapter.org to discuss specific opportunities.