Plasma Protein Forum

Join us for 2019 Plasma Protein Forum: June 18-19 in Reston, Virginia!

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The Plasma Protein Forum is the premier conference for the plasma protein therapeutics industry in North America. Held annually each June, the Forum brings industry, policymakers, physicians, scientists, and patients together to learn about key developments and issues.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Forum includes access to all general sessions, the Exhibit Hall and all Forum breaks (you must be registered in order to participate in any of the Forum activities). Individuals not registered for the Forum will be given the opportunity to register on-site or will not be granted access to these events.

Registration rates:

Registration Type Early bird After May 3, 2019 On-Site
PPTA Member $1,100 $1,300 $ 1,500
Non-Member $1,600 $1,800 $ 1,950
Patient* $75 $75 $75
Government $100 $100 $100
Healthcare Provider** $100 $100 $ 100
Emeritus Rate*** $100 $100 $ 100
*Patients using plasma protein therapies or employees of not-for-profit patient organizations.
**An active practitioner within the plasma user’s community who is not employed by any for-profit company related to the industry.
***Emeritus rate is available for retired industry members who have been active in the Association in previous years.
By registering for the Plasma Protein Forum, you agree to the Terms and Conditions as stated below.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 
  • EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: Payment MUST BE received by May 3, 2019 in order to receive the discounted rate.
  • REGISTRATION TYPE: PPTA reserves the right to confirm registration type and charge appropriately.
  • SUBSTITUTIONS: Substitutions WILL NOT be allowed on-site. Notification of substitutions must be received by June 10, 2019.
  • CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations MUST BE received in writing by June 10, 2019 and will be subject to an administrative fee of $250.
  • HOTEL ROOM BLOCK: The hotel block is intended for registered attendees to the Plasma Protein Forum only. PPTA reserves the right to remove anyone from their room block that is not registered for the Forum.
  • PHOTO RELEASE: By registering for this event, you agree to allow PPTA to use any images taken of you.
  • PRESS: All Press must apply for credentials prior to the event. Please contact the Association for more information.
  • DATA PROTECTION: The personal information provided will be used for PPTA purposes only.
Additional information

VENUE & ACCOMMODATIONS

The Plasma Protein Forum will be held at the:

Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, Virginia 20190 United States

Reservations
The Hyatt Regency Reston is offering a special rate for Forum attendees (valid June 16-20). This rate will be available until May 27, 2019 or until the room block is sold out, whichever occurs first. You may book your reservation online or by phone (+1.703.709.1234) [Reference Group code: G-PPT6].

SPONSOR & EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship & Exhibits

Sponsorship/Exhibitor application, company logo and description, and ad (artwork or print, if applicable) are due May 14th to Michelle Mason.

Overview

Take advantage of the premier opportunity to effectively position your brand with key leaders of the plasma protein therapeutics industry. This year’s Plasma Protein Forum will be held June 18-19, 2019 in Reston, VA, and offers a variety of opportunities to expand your reach.

Exhibitor Benefits

PPTA provides each company exhibiting with:

  • Sponsor Recognition:
    • Sponsor visibility on rolling PowerPoint in conference room
    • Company logo on PPTA global website
    • Recognition in PPTA Forum e-blasts
    • Signage in exhibit hall or foyer area
    • Company logo and description in the Forum App
  • Amenities package including: 6’ skirted table, two chairs and one wastebasket
  • Passport Program: This is an incentive program to draw attendees to your booth. Attendees will visit each booth and obtain the vendor’s initials and will be entered to win an Apple Watch! The winner will be announced during the closing announcements on June 19th.

Exhibit Sponsor Levels

Diamond and Platinum sponsorships are reserved exclusively for PPTA members. Members are not eligible to receive sponsorship benefits unless dues are paid by no later than May 1, 2019. If you are interested in becoming a member please contact Cathy Izzi.

DIAMOND Member Sponsors
  • One 10’ x 10’ Booth in the Exhibit Hall (#1-12)
  • Five complimentary registrations (access to Forum)
  • Full page ad/brochure to be included in the handout materials (sponsor can either send us artwork to print or send us the printed ad/brochure)
  • Diamond sponsor recognition at Registration Desk and Exhibit Hall
PLATINUM Member Sponsors
  • One 10’ x 10’ Booth in the Exhibit Hall (#­­1-12)
  • Four complimentary registrations (access to the Forum)
  • Full page ad/brochure to be included in the handout materials (sponsor can either send us artwork to print or send us the printed ad/brochure)
  • Platinum sponsor recognition at Exhibit Hall
GOLD Sponsors — $15,000
  • One 10’ x 10’ Booth in the Exhibit Hall (#1-12)
  • Sponsorship of directional signage
  • Three  complimentary registrations (access to the Forum)
  • Ad included on a rotating banner on-site
  • 10% discount on additional ad to be included in handout materials (sponsor can either send us artwork to print or send us the printed ad/brochure)
  • Gold Sponsor recognition in conference foyer
SILVER Sponsors — $5,000
  • 6’ Tabletop Exhibit in the Forum Foyer (A-F outside of Exhibit Hall and meeting room)
  • Two complimentary registrations (access to the Forum)
  • Ad included on a rotating banner on-site
  • 10% discount on additional ad to be included in handout materials (sponsor can either send us artwork to print or send us the printed ad/brochure)
  • Silver Sponsor recognition in conference foyer
Exhibit Schedule

The Forum draws attendees to your exhibit with these scheduled events.

Monday, June 17th
Exhibitor Move-in:              3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 18th
Exhibit Hall Hours
Continental Breakfast       7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Networking Break             9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Networking Lunch            12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Networking Break             3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Reception                            6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19th 
Exhibit Hall Hours
Continental Breakfast       7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Networking Break             11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Networking Lunch            12:30 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-out:           2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Contractor Dismantle       3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m
* Schedule is subject to change
Exhibit Hall/Foyer Floor Plan

Please select your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice on the registration form.

Sponsorship/Exhibitor application, company logo and description, and ad (artwork or print, if applicable) are due May 14th to Michelle Mason.

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Networking Sponsorships

Increase your visibility at the Forum with these high visibility, high impact opportunities. All sponsorship opportunities are a first-come first-serve basis. All Networking Sponsors will receive:

  • Recognition throughout the Forum
  • Visibility on rolling PowerPoint in conference room
ELITE

Optimize your company’s profile with exclusive sponsorship of Two Lunches, Two Breakfasts, Three Networking Breaks and Reception ($25,000).

  • Four complimentary Forum registrations
  • Your company logo at all buffet stations and tables in the Exhibit Hall
PREMIUM

Break the Day ($8,500)
PPTA’s popular morning kickoff ensures that your company name welcomes attendees during continental breakfast on both days.

  • Includes one complimentary Forum registration
  • Acknowledgement at the beginning of each day
  • Your company logo at all breakfast stations
  • Logo printed on napkins

Lunch ($8,500), Buffet (Day 1)
Sponsor the lunch for added exposure as your company profile will be noticed throughout the buffet stations, as well as, seating areas.

  • Includes one complimentary Forum registration
  • Acknowledgement at the beginning of the day
  • Your company logo at all Buffet stations
  • Logo printed on napkins

Lunch ($5,000), To-Go (Day 2)
Sponsor the to-go lunch for added exposure as your company profile will be noticed throughout the seating areas.

  • Includes one complimentary Forum registration
  • Acknowledgement at the beginning of the day
  • Your company logo at all breakfast stations
  • Logo printed on to-go boxes

Cocktail Reception ($8,500)
Sponsor the opening night reception. At the Forum’s most attended event, your company will maximize exposure among attendees.

  • Includes one complimentary Forum registration
  • Acknowledgement at the beginning of the day
  • Your company logo at all cocktail tables
  • Logo printed on napkins
CLASSIC

Power Networking ($7,000)
Attendees flock to networking breaks and that means your company gets noticed.

  • Includes one complimentary Forum registration
  • Acknowledgement at the beginning of each break
  • Your company logo at each refreshment break station
PRODUCT SPONSORSHIPS

Product sponsorships are walking billboards for your company. All sponsored products are distributed to every attendee and feature your company name and/or logo alongside the Forum logo. Reserve early, limited availability. PPTA will coordinate ordering products. All sponsorship opportunities are a first-come first-serve basis.

Meeting App ($8,000)  

  • Replacing the USB meeting guide!
  • Your company name/logo will be visible at the bottom of every page
  • Your company corporate colors will be integrated throughout the app
  • Provide suitable content for 1 page advertisement (will be reviewed and approved by PPTA legal counsel)
  • To replace the USB, the Forum presentations will be available on the app only
    • Includes 1 complimentary registration

Bag ($7,500)

  • This bag holds all meeting materials and much more!

Portable Power Bank ($7,500)

  • Perfect for recharging your smart phone or iPhone on the go.

Lanyard ($7,000)

  • All attendees will be provided with a lanyard along with their name badge.

Padfolio ($5,000)

  • Includes one ruled notepad

4-Port USB Hub with Phone Stand ($4,500)

  • This four-point aluminum USB hub with phone stand is a multi-faceted desk accessory that will make a lasting impression.

Wireless Ear Buds ($4,000)

  • Bluetooth technology and lightweight. Also features a built-in microphone.

Terrano Tumbler ($4,000)

  • Unique graduated shape with textured grip.

Hand Sanitizer ($2,500)

  • Credit card-shaped hand sanitizer

Stylus Pen ($2,000)

Luggage Tag ($2,000)

Lip Balm ($2,000)

Nail File ($2,000)

Provide logo for branded product by May 17th to Michelle Mason.

OTHER SPONSORSHIPS

Wall/Column Clings ($6,500 each or two for $12,000)
Sponsorship/Exhibitor application, company logo and description, Wall/Column Cling artwork, and ad/artwork: Due May 14

  • Sponsor a wall or column wrap near the Conference area and have your company logo displayed for all to see.

Charging Station ($1,500)

  • Charging station will be set up at a table that includes company signage. Brochures can be supplied by the sponsor.

Brochures ($1,500)

  • Send us your company brochure and we will include in all handout materials.

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

DAY ONE: JUNE 18, 2019

7:00 am -
5:40 pm
Registration and Exhibit Hall open
7:00 am -
8:30 am
Breakfast available in the Exhibit Hall
8:30 am
Welcome
Amy Efantis, President & CEO, PPTA
8:45 am Chairman's message
David Bell, Chair, PPTA Global Board of Directors; Grifols
9:00 am
Keynote address
Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA  
9:30 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 am

The Road to Early Diagnosis and Patient Access: Public Awareness and Physician Education, Newborn Screening, Genetic Sequencing, the SPIRIT® Analyzer, and Artificial Intelligence
Moderator: John Delacourt, Vice President, Legal Affairs & Global Operations, PPTA

  • Fred Modell, Jeffrey Modell Foundation
  • Bill Speir, Senior Director, PPTA
11:30 pm Lunch available in the Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm

Assessing Value for Plasma Protein Therapies
Moderator: Brenna Raines, Assistant Director, Global Health Policy, PPTA

  • Christian Jervelund, Copenhagen Economics
  • Richard Manning, Ph.D., Bates White Economic Consulting
2:30 pm Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:00 pm Guy Rautmann, Secretary to the European Committee on Blood Transfusion (CD-P-TS), Department of Biological Standardisation and OMCL Network, European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare (EDQM)  
3:40 pm China landscape
  • Zhang Rui, Deputy Director, Bureau of Medical Administration, National Health Commission People's Republic of China
  • Dr. Liu Zhong, Professor, Institute of Blood Transfusions
5:00 pm
Dr. Otto Schwarz Award presentation
5:20 pm Day one closing announcements
Amy Efantis, President & CEO, PPTA
6:00 pm -
7:30 pm
Networking reception in the Exhibit Hall

DAY TWO: JUNE 19, 2019

7:30 am -
12:30 pm
Registration and Exhibit Hall open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast available in the Exhibit Hall
8:30 am
Welcome
Joshua Penrod, Senior Vice President, Source & International Affairs
8:35 am Source division outlook
Roger Brinser, Chair, PPTA Source Board of Directors; BioLife Plasma Services/Takeda
8:45 am
Troy Torgerson, M.D., Ph.D., Seattle Children's
9:25 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 am

Crowding out: Donor choice
Moderator: Joshua Penrod, Senior Vice President, Source & International Affairs, PPTA

  • William English, Ph.D., Georgetown University
  • Mario Macis, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
  • James Stacey Taylor, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of New Jersey
11:30 pm - Closing announcements
Tom Lilburn, Senior Director, Government Relations, PPTA
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch -- Boxed lunches available for pick-up in the Exhibit Hall
 
[Program and speakers are subject to change]

Forum contacts

Registration inquiries: Charon Smith or +1.443.433.1114
Hotel inquiries: Lauren Freese or +1.443.433.1113
Sponsorship & Exhibitor inquiries: Michelle Mason or +1.443.433.1106

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