COSM 2024 Advertising & Support Opportunities

COSM is offering the below opportunities for exhibitors to gain additional exposure while in Chicago.

The below opportunities can be secured within the exhibitor booth portal. Advertising is available only to COSM 2024 Exhibitors. Information on exhibiting can be found here. If you have a creative idea for advertising at COSM that is not shown below, contact Kate Poetker, COSM Exhibits Manager, at kpoetker@facs.org.

DIGITAL ADVERTISING

MOBILE APP PUSH NOTIFICATION | $500

Send a short message directly to COSM attendees’ phones within the COSM Mobile App on the date and time of your choosing. Messages will appear as a banner notification and then live in the messages area of the COSM Mobile App. There is a limit of one message per company, and four exhibitor messages per day (Wed-Sun). Messages consist of a subject line (max 25 characters) and a body (max 230 characters).

MOBILE APP BANNER AD | $1,500

Have your company’s advertisement be the first thing COSM attendees see when they open the app. Banner ads are located at the top of the home page of the app and will rotate between 5 different ads. Ad can be linked to an external website, exhibitor listing within the app, or a landing page. Analytics will be provided following the meeting. Ad specs: 640Wx110H pixels, 300 dpi, .png file.

COSM WEBSITE AD | $3,000

Get extended exposure with an exclusive ad on the cosm.md home page next to COSM’s mission statement for 3 months. This is a high traffic, high visibility area. Ad can be linked to an external website of your choosing with analytics being provided after the ad expires. Ad specs: 300Wx250H pixels, .png .jpg or .gif (can be animated)

COSM EMAIL AD | $7,500 (NEW)

Place your exclusive ad in the emails sent by COSM to all attendees every other week leading up to the meeting. Your ad will be visible to all of COSM’s email database within any non-educational email. These emails include the Save the Date, registration and hotel reminders, and a Know Before You Go email. This is a high traffic, high visibility space. Ad can be linked to an external website of your choosing with analytics being provided after the ad expires. Ad specs: 300Wx250H pixels, .png or .jpg

COSM TWITTER (X) MESSAGE | $500

Tweet out your message on COSM’s Twitter (X) account on the date and time of your choosing from May 1-20, 2024. There is a limit of two messages per company. Only one message will be tweeted per day outside of the meeting dates (May 15-19). On the meeting dates, COSM will allow up to four exhibitor messages per day (Wed-Sun). Messages have a limit of 280 characters and must be approved by COSM management. Contact COSM management to discuss available dates and times.

FINAL REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION EMAIL AD | $5,000 (NEW)

Place your exclusive ad in the final registration confirmation email sent by COSM to all attendees the week before the meeting. Your ad will be visible to all of COSM registrants. This is a high traffic, high visibility space. Ad specs: 300Wx250H pixels, .png or .jpg

WEB BROWSER AD | $3,000 (NEW & EXCLUSIVE)

COSM will host your company’s ad and have it appear on COSM members’ web browsers on various websites via ad retargeting. Ad retargeting is a common online marketing strategy where ads for products you have viewed follow you as you browse the internet. This tactic helps to keep the product in front of potential customers and increase the chances of conversion. This opportunity allows your banner to be picked up on web pages frequently viewed by attendees. Campaign will run for 2.5 months from the date of your choosing. Supporting company will provide artwork for three different sized ads with destination URLs to COSM at least one week prior to campaign start. COSM will provide metrics at the end of the campaign. Ad specs (one ad of each size): 300Wx250H, 728Wx90H, 160Wx600H, 200MB max, .png, .jpg., or .gif.

UBER GEOTARGETING AD | $1,000 (NEW & EXCLUSIVE)

Get your company’s ad into the hands of the attendees right when they arrive at the airport in Chicago. This opportunity gives you the ability to work with Uber to place an ad in their app so that it is visible to attendees at various points of their ride. The exhibiting company will be responsible for contracting and paying ad fees directly to Uber. The above noted fee is simply for the exclusive right to take part in this advertising opportunity. Ad specs and deadlines will be provided by Uber.

BANNERS, CLINGS & DIGITAL SIGNAGE

Ensure all attendees see your company message and brand with clings and other opportunities located in high-traffic areas of the hotel. To discuss exact locations and meeting layout, contact Kate Poetker, COSM Exhibits Manager, at kpoetker@facs.org.

STAIRCASE CLING (Lobby Entrance) | $8,500

ESCALATOR CLING (Lobby, Exhibit Hall) | $7,500 per location (or $16,000 for all three locations)

ESCALATOR WALL CLING (Lobby below marquee) | $7,000

WINDOW CLING OVER ESCALTOR | $8,000

BIG BAR OVERHEAD WALL CLING | $17,000 

OUTDOOR DIGITAL MARQUEE AD | $6,500

HOTEL DARK CHANNEL | $3,500

 

OTHER AT-COSM OPPORTUNITIES 

PREMIUM HOTEL ROOM DOOR DROP | $12,500

Place your message where no attendee can miss it: outside their hotel room door first thing in the morning. All door drop items will be delivered early morning on the day of your choice (Wed-Sat). Door drops can consist of one promotional piece (one-pager or small booklet) per supporter. Artwork must be submitted for approval by March 1, 2024. Supporting company is responsible for shipping 2,500 copies to COSM Management. Materials must arrive at COSM Management headquarters by Friday, April 14, 2024.

MARKET CHICAGO COFFEE SLEEVES | $4,000 per day

Provide every guest of the hotel a glimpse of your promotional message first-hand while they get their morning or afternoon pick-me-up at Market Chicago café located in the hotel lobby. Cost listed is per day and is for the opportunity only. It does not include production of the sleeves. Materials must arrive at the hotel at least 5 days prior to distribution.

PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT BOOTH | $10,000

Help drive traffic to the exhibit hall and to your booth by bringing a professional headshot photographer to the exhibit hall on May 16 and May 17. COSM will locate the headshot photographer next to the supporting company’s booth (floorplan permitting) or as near to it as possible, if opportunity is purchased prior to January 2024. Supporting company will be recognized with a sign in the professional headshot booth, as well as on the supporter page on cosm.md and in the mobile app.

HOTEL KEY CARDS | $11,500

Place your company’s logo directly into the hands of the 2,000+ attendees as soon as they check in at the hotel with branded key cards. Cost includes production, shipping, and distribution. Supporting company is responsible for the design of the keycard.

 

GENERAL NOTES AND REQUIREMENTS

          • Supporting company is responsible for design of artwork.
          • All ads and artwork are subject to review and approval by COSM Management.
          • All initial artwork for printed branding is due by Friday, March 15, 2024. Any materials submitted after this date may incur a late fee.
          • All artwork proofs for print must be approved by Friday, April 14. Any late approvals may result in surcharges, which would be the responsibility of the supporting company.
          • Digital advertisements must be submitted by Friday, April 14, 2024.
          • Fees are all inclusive unless specified.
          • Advertising and support opportunities are nonrefundable.
          • Payment is due in full at the time of application submission.
          • COSM Management must review and approve all designs prior to installation and reserves the right to refuse any opportunities.
          • Contact COSM Management for artwork specifications if not provided.
          • All above opportunities can be secured within the Exhibitor Portal where you purchased your COSM 2024 booth space.

COSM also offers exhibitors the opportunity to host Exhibitor Events (i.e. Satellite Symposia) and Innovation Theater sessions to engage and educate attendees outside of their booths. Visit the linked pages for information on those opportunities.

For more information, more opportunities, or to discuss placement location of any of the advertisements mentioned above, please contact Kate Poetker, COSM Exhibits Manager, at kpoetker@facs.org.