Thank you for partnering with the AOA! We offer a broad range of opportunities for you to connect and engage with orthopaedic leaders and promote your brand.

Branding Opportunities

All corporate supporters of an AOA annual leadership meeting at a level of $2,500 or above will have the opportunity to gain connectivity and visibility for their brand, products, and services as part of the AOA Partner Showcase virtual experience. Feature your content and engage directly with meeting attendees through embedded videos, polls, and appointment setting on a dedicated company page. Gamification and push notifications will support and reward attendee activity. The visibility and exposure for each featured company will run for the full meeting experience from May 4 through June 29, 2021.
$2,500 & up

During this session, orthopaedic leaders will gather for a keynote presentation. Participants will leave with tangible takeaways to implement. Industry sponsors of this event are encouraged to participate in any table discussions. $15,000

For 2021, the Presidential Address Keynote Speaker is planned to be Shannon Huffman Polson, author of The Grit Factor and the focus of her leadership presentation. Her book will be distributed to all audience attendees and can feature different types of customization to feature your company support such as a logo sticker on the book jacket, a custom bookplate, or a belly band around the book. Fees are dependent on customization selected. Contact AOA for more options & detailed information.

Up to 100 attendees receives a shipped, branded box pre- session, with gourmet food items and gift card acknowledging your company and logo as a sponsor of the event and gift.

Provide a brief video ad of two minutes or less to be hosted in the Events section on the AOA Virtual Annual Meeting platform. Meeting attendees will have access to Events area before and after meeting sessions, during breaks between sessions, and will also be available to attendees for the full meeting experience from May 4 through June 29, 2021.

Share information and education virtually about your products and services that are especially relevant to an orthopaedic audience. This interactive and structured atmosphere will provide contact with orthopaedic surgeons on a topic of interest, with a 45-minute structure that will provide opportunities to obtain feedback from several academic thought leaders selected to attend.

Support a specific session speaker or topic that is meaningful to your company during the AOA Annual Leadership Meetings. Industry sponsor will receive podium recognition for their support.

Engage and educate an audience of orthopaedic leaders by hosting a Lunch & Learn session while promoting your products/services. This popular opportunity is available for the general Annual Meeting attendees, resident leaders, emerging leaders, or Program Directors/Department Chairs.

Virtual: $15,000 per audience segment

E-Posters will be displayed on touch screen monitors. Sponsors will have their logos prominently displayed on the monitors and gallery screens throughout the meeting.

Special Support Opportunities

Virtual or In-Person Activity
Partner with the AOA to organize a 60-90 minute panel discussion with 8-12 subject matter experts specific to the topic of interest to your company. This panel can be held in conjunction with the AOA’s Annual Leadership Meeting in June or at other AOA leadership conferences throughout the year.
$50,000 per panel discussion

Started in 2020, the AOA’s podcast series has quickly gained popularity with an average of 252 downloads per episode. Episodes include topics such as Improving Assessment During Residency, Building Great Teams, Diversity and Inclusion in Orthopaedics, and more. This sponsorship offers a perfect opportunity to feature your company and message with strategic advertisement slots as a pre-roll, mid-roll, or post-roll placement.
$500 per episode for a 3-month consecutive run

Connect with AOA audiences at smaller one-evening regional events. Join 40-60 orthopaedic surgeons, both AOA Members and Emerging Leaders, at a reception and dinner featuring a leadership speaker. Can also include a Regional Resident session.
$25,000 per regional meeting

AOA educational webinars, offered live and recorded for on-demand playback, target a specific topic and audience. Your company logo will be displayed on the opening and closing screens. Your support for specific Own the Bone webinars includes participation for up to five company representatives for the live event.

Own the Bone hosts quarterly webinars featuring topics of interest to clinicians participating in bone health management and secondary fracture prevention. AOA webinars receive positive reviews from AOA members, Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors Program Affiliates, Emerging Leaders, and musculoskeletal professionals. Recordings of previous webinars are also available for viewing by Own the Bone subscribers.
$5,000 per webinar

Digital Opportunities

Increase your company’s exposure with the AOA orthopaedic leader community with these advertising opportunities:

  • Banner ad on various AOA web pages or e-newsletters $1,500 per month
  • Rotating banner ads on select web pages such as the AOA Annual Leadership Meetings landing page $1,500 per month
  • Short video ad (1 minute or less) provided by sponsor strategically placed on AOA website $1,500 per month
  • Emails leading up to the meeting date for AOA Annual Leadership Meetings $1,500 per email

Support one or more AOA e-newsletters of your choice, and your company will be recognized within the e-newsletter with logo placement and a company description. This is a great opportunity to show your support of a specific AOA program and audience while reinforcing your brand.

Bone Health Bulletin
Audience: Orthopaedic surgeons, multidisciplinary physicians, NPs, PAs, RNs
Distribution: 4,500+
Frequency: Monthly
$2,500 per issue

The CORD Report
$2,000 per issue
Audience: Program Directors/Chairs, allopathic and osteopathic program faculty, Residency Coordinators Distribution: 900+
Frequency: Monthly
$2,000 per issue

Emerging Leaders Messenger
Audience: PGY5 to 13th year clinical practice orthopaedists
Distribution: 800+
Frequency: Monthly
$2,000 per issue

AOA This Week
Audience: All AOA Members
Distribution: 1,750+
Frequency: Biweekly
$3,000 per issue

  • Splash Screen: This exclusive splash screen ad appears as the Annual Leadership Meetings app called AOA Connect, loads. The splash screen brings a high level of attention to a company’s message and branding to participants of the AOA Annual Leadership Meetings. One splash screen supporter accepted. $2,000/ad
  • Banner Ads: Reinforce your products and branding through banner ads displayed on a loop at the bottom of the mobile app. Banner ads may be modified after the app is live and will change dynamically as the app is being viewed. Five banner ad accepted. $2,000/ad
  • Push Notifications: Engage AOA audiences with your content through push notifications to send a specific message and raise your visibility. Send notifications directly to Annual Leadership Meeting participants via the mobile app at any time during the annual meeting. $750/notification
Questions? Interested in a customized sponsorship solution? Let’s talk. Contact Vanessa Lewin, Corporate Relations Manager. Email: Phone: (847) 318-7480.

Special Note for All Industry Representatives

Please note that participation in the AOA Annual Leadership Meetings for industry representatives is based on the corporate support level of an industry organization for the AOA and by invitation only. This includes Annual Meeting Symposia, the Council of Residency Directors (CORD) Conference, Emerging Leaders Forum, the C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum, and the Own the Bone Symposium.