Become a Minnesota HIMSS 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.

Minnesota HIMSS 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.

 

Minnesota HIMSS Chapter
2017-2018

 

  • Membership in the HIMSS MN Chapter has increased YOY over the last 5 years to a membership of over 1850 (as of 2/1/2018).
  • The Annual Spring Conference held in May, featured Fairview Health Services CIO Alistair Jacques, 8 incredible breakout sessions, and ended with a great networking social hour. The conference each of the last 3 years has had over 200 attendees with last year reaching 275 attendees. 
  • 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. (Special note - We are so excited to share with you that this year's event has moved to September)
  • The Chapter has increased its 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
    • Webinar on The Journey to Improved Clinical Documentation for Nurses (11/2018; over 70 attendees)
    • Agree or Disagree - The use of HIT has led more to provider satisfaction than burnout featuring Dr. Steve Peters (Vice Medical officer of Mayo Clinic) , Dr. Todd Smith (CMIO of HealthEast) , Dr. David Ross (Chair of the Data and Analytics of ACMC). (12/2017; over 50 attendees)
    • Advocacy Educational Program featuring; Kari Guida of MN Department of Health, Rep. David Baker from Wilmar, Steve Simenson, Pharmacist, eHealth Initiative member and Dr. Brian Grahan, Addiciton Medicine Specialist (1/2018)
    • HIMSS National Chapter Reception (3/2018)
    • Webinar - TBD (4/2018)
    • Minnesota HIMSS Annual Spring Conference (5/2018)
    • Annual Golf Classic and Scholarship Fundraiser (9/2018)

 

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
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  • Logo on HIMSS MN email communications including quarterly newsletters

 

Minnesota Chapter of HIMSS Conference Reception 2018

HIMSS for our 2018 Chapter Reception in beautiful Las Vegas! Join the Minnesota Chapter of

Come out and join us for a great evening of networking from 7pm – 9pm. Meet and mingle with your Minnesota Chapter Board members and Chapter members! Drinks and appetizers provided for all guests, as well as drawings for great door prizes!!!

  • When - March 6, 7:00pm, PST - 9:00pm, PST

  • Where - Planet Hollywood Restaurant (At the Forum Shops at Caesars)

Become 1 of only 8 Corporate sponsors for this year’s Minnesota Chapter of HIMSS Conference Reception (as of 2/5 4 of 8 are taken)

  • Exclusive sponsorship opportunity (only 8 spots available)

  • 3 posters with company logo in happy hour area

  • Recognition during program

  • Featured on front page of HIMSS MN website page

  • Featured on email announcement to 1800+ members at least once a week up to the event

  • Provide a great door prize and take $100 off

$500

For more information please reach out to John McGuire, Sponsorship Chair. jmcguire@pdsit.net

 

 

EVENT SPECIFIC SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS

Event 1: Annual Spring Conference

Location:

DoubleTree Park Place Minneapolis

1500 Park Pl Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416

Date / Time: May 2018 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: Tuesday, September 25th 2018

 

 

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.