2019 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 90 physicians and other pediatric clinicians to attend the 2019 Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update.

Exhibit Logistics

Exhibits must be set up on Thursday, May 2 between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.  Exhibit breakdown is on Saturday, May 4 at 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 10, 2019.

Support Levels

The Alabama Chapter-AAP welcomes designated contributions to underwrite portions of the 2019 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 2, 2019

  • 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 3, 2019

  • 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: 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • Educational Program Resumes: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Strolling Desserts in the Exhibits: 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

  • 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: 10:00 a.m. - 10:130 a.m.

  • Exhibit Breakdown: 10:30 a.m.

Symposia Information (both sessions sold for 2019 Spring Meeting) Save your session for 2019 Annual Meeting

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 3, Lunch, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm - SOLD

  • Saturday, May 4, Lunch, 12:30 am – 2:00 pm- SOLD

Guidelines and application

General Hotel Information

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W
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 at special rates starting at $155. Hotel deadline is April 5, 2019. After that date, we cannot guarantee availability of rooms at our group rate.  Reservations can be made by calling 800-320-8115 or online reservations, www.Sandestin.com and enter group code 23S8FM. 
All room rates click here

Education Topics

  • Pediatric GYN Findings Mistaken for Abuse 

  • Should I Be Concerned? When to Call a Pediatric Oncologist 

  • A Neurodevelopmental Model of Dyslexia & RCT Evidence-Based Prevention or Remediation: Laboratory to Community Implementation in First Charter School for Dyslexia 

  • 2018 Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification Self-Assessment 

  • Trust Me, I'm a (Certified) Doctor: Innovations and Improvements in Maintenance of Certification  

  • Alabama's Response to Opioid Misuse in Pregnant Women

  • Pediatric Jeopardy 

  • The Economic and Social Value of the Medical Home in Pediatrics 

  •  Getting Ready for Newborn Congenital CMV Screening 

  • Child Advocacy: Your Pediatric Voice 

  • Neonatal Cholestasis: Important Considerations for the General Pediatrician


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



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

2019 Annual Meeting & Fall Pediatric Update
September 27-29, 2019
Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel
Birmingham, AL

2020 Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update
April 23-26, 2020
The Lodge at Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, AL