Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update
Exhibit Prospectus & Support Opportunities

The Alabama Chapter-AAP offers sponsor and exhibitor opportunities at both of its CME conferences held in the Spring and Fall each year.  The Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update is a three-day, highly attended annual pediatric meeting offering a range of high-quality CME to meet the educational needs of Alabama pediatricians and other pediatric healthcare providers in a beautiful, relaxing setting. 

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We expect approximately 100 physicians and other pediatric clinicians to attend the 2017 Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update.

Exhibit Logistics

Exhibits must be set up on Thursday, May 4, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Exhibit breakdown is on Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m.  Each exhibiting company will have one 6' skirted table with two chairs and a trash can (standing banners/displays must fit behind the 6' table or directly in front of 6' table to avoid interference with adjacent exhibits).

Exhibit Fee

Space will be assigned based on level of sponsorship. The minimum fee for a table with two chairs is $1,095 for Standard commercial supporters and $1,495 for Premium commercial supporter placement; $650 for state agencies and small charitable organizations (under 10 employees). More information about arranging for electrical outlets will be made available at a later date.  Click here for an exhibitor application.  The deadline to register is April 17, 2017.

Support Levels

The Alabama Chapter-AAP welcomes designated contributions to underwrite portions of the 2016 Spring Meeting &  Pediatric Update or any of our programmatic efforts. Our recognition levels are:

  • Bronze Level: $1,500 - $2,499
  • Silver Level: $2,500 - $4,999
  • Gold Level: $5,000 - $7,499
  • Platinum Level: $7,500 and up

(All of the above includes special event signage, syllabus & web site listing)

Individual Event Support Opportunities

  • Thursday Evening Reception: $6,500
  • Friday Morning Breakfast: $3,500
  • Friday Mid-morning refreshments: $1,500 
  • Friday Strolling Dessert in Exhibits: $1,500
  • Saturday Morning Breakfast: $3,500
  • Saturday Mid-morning refreshments:  $1,500
  • Saturday Evening Reception, Dinner & Dessert:  $8,500

(All of the above includes special event signage, syllabus & web site listing)

Tentative Exhibitor Schedule

Thursday, May 4

  • Exhibit Set-up: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Registration begins: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Reception in the Exhibits: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 5

  • Breakfast in the Exhibits: 7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
  • Educational Program: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Refreshments in the Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Educational Program Resumes: 10:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
  • Strolling Desserts in the Exhibits: 12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Saturday, May 6

  • Breakfast in the Exhibits: 7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
  • Educational Program: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Refreshments in the Exhibits: 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
  • Exhibit Breakdown: 10:15 a.m.

Symposia Information

The Alabama Chapter-AAP also offers the opportunity for sponsors to host an Industry- or foundation-sponsored symposia as a way to reach your target audience with your own content at the site of our conference.  These are offered at the following dates and times on a first-come, first-served basis: 

  • Friday, May 5, Lunch, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 
  • Saturday, May 6, Lunch, 12:30 am – 2:00 pm

Guidelines and application

General Hotel Information


Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort:
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway
Miramar Beach, FL 32550

GPS Coordinates: 30.378230, -86.330954


Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms is being held for our group at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort at a special rates starting at $145 until Friday, April 7, 2017. After that date, we cannot guarantee availability of rooms at our group rate.  Book online at http://www.Sandestin.com/23B57B.aspx or call Sandestin® Group Reservations at  800.320.8115 and us group code 23B57B.  

Educational Topics

Mucocutaneous Syndromes
Preventing Cancer: Primary Care Use of Quality Improvement to Increase HPV Vaccinations
Viral Exanthems in Children
Heroin, Youth and Addictions
Vision Evaluation and Screening
Pediatrician Wellness
and more!


Please contact Jill Powell for more information on exhibiting at or sponsoring this or any of our meetings. She can be reached at 334-954-2530 or via email.



May 4 - 7, 2017
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Destin, FL

Make sure your calendars are also marked for our future meeting dates!

2017 Annual Meeting & Fall Pediatric Update
September 29 - October 1, 2017
Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham, AL

2018 Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update
April 26-29, 2018
Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Point Clear, AL