Sponsorship Opportunities

MOA is pleased to present a wide array of sponsorship opportunities that cater to various marketing interests and objectives. By choosing to support a MOA local society meeting, annual Conference, or special event, you are contributing to the advancement of Maryland Optometry through meaningful connections built within our professional community. 

We invite you to explore these unique opportunities and join us in our commitment to fostering growth, education, and collaboration throughout the Maryland ophthalmic community at large. Together, we can make a lasting impact and ensure a brighter future for the profession, Maryland doctors of optometry and their patients.

If you have any questions or are interested in pursuing a sponsorship opportunity, please do not hesitate to contact our team. We are more than happy to assist you in finding the perfect sponsorship fit for your business.

Contact: Kirsten Sanda, MOA Partner Relations
Email:  ksanda@marylandoptometry.org
Phone: (410) 486-9662 (ext 0)

Local Society CE Meetings - Meeting Sponsor

(Exclusive Partner Only Opportunity)

As we emerge from the pandemic, society dinner meetings for professionals have gained immense popularity, offering a valuable platform for optometrists to connect with their local peers over a shared meal while fostering learning and networking opportunities. Sponsors generously cover the expenses for food and beverages, and in return, they enjoy the following benefits:

  • Event Sponsor Recognition (registration landing page, online marketing and at start of the meeting)
  • 15-30 Minutes Podium Time (deliver presentation at start of the meeting)
  • Post-Event Attendee List - Keep in touch with contacts you make during the meeting! List includes attendee name, email and practice info (if provided).

@ Optometry’s Meeting!
(Marriott Marquis | 7-11pm on Saturday, June 24)

Join us for an unforgettable Annual Meeting Celebration during Optometry's Meeting in Washington D.C. This extraordinary event will commence with the MOA 2022 Annual Awards Ceremony and the installation of the 2023 officers. As the lights dim, the excitement will only amplify! Immerse yourself in our vibrant 80's-themed party featuring an open bar, lively music, and nine holes of LED mini-golf. This all-inclusive event welcomes both student and doctor attendees of Optometry's Meeting, providing an exceptional networking platform for mingling with fellow professionals in a laid-back social atmosphere. Don't miss out on the available sponsorship opportunities, outlined below…

Official Business - Annual Meeting Sponsor $1500  (2 Available)

From 7-8 pm, the Association leadership will convene for a dinner to honor the 2022 Award Winners and welcome the newly elected MOA officers for the 2023-25 term. This is a prime opportunity to engage with the upcoming generation of MOA leadership - our most active and influential members!

Annual Meeting Sponsor Benefits:

  • 15 Minutes Podium Time (deliver presentation during meeting)
  • Event Sponsor Recognition (registration landing page, signage, online marketing materials, event PowerPoint Presentation and celebration shout out)
  • Attendee Raffle Prize - Attendees will have the opportunity to sign up to win a $50 visa gift card from each event sponsor during the event (provided by MOA). Sponsors may provide their own prize in lieu of GC if desired. Winners will be announced by sponsors at the end of the night.
  • Exhibit Table (if desired) Upon request, sponsors will be provided with an exhibit table to showcase business products and services.
  • Post-Event Attendee List - Keep in touch with contacts made during the event! List includes attendee name, email and practice info (if provided).
  • Two Complimentary Event Tickets 

Celebration - Bar Sponsor $1000  (2 Available)

Become a crowd favorite by keeping attendees refreshed as the event's official bar sponsor!

Bar Sponsor Benefits:

  • Attendee Bracelet Logo Placement (worn by all attendees)
  • Attendee Raffle Prize - Attendees will have the opportunity to sign up to win a $50 visa gift card from each event sponsor during the event (provided by MOA). Sponsors may provide their own prize in lieu of GC if desired. Winners will be announced by sponsors at the end of the night.
  • Event Sponsor Recognition (registration landing page, signage, online marketing materials, event PowerPoint Presentation and celebration shout out)
  • Exhibit Table (if desired) Upon request, sponsors will be provided with an exhibit table to showcase business products and services.
  • Post-Event Attendee List - Keep in touch with contacts made during the event! List includes attendee name, email and practice info (if provided).
  • Two Complimentary Event Tickets

Celebration - 3-Hole Mini Golf Sponsor $750  (3 Available)

Support the MOA in an enjoyable and engaging manner! Everyone loves mini-golf, and by sponsoring one of the three 3-hole mini-golf zones at the event, you can assist "your" golfers as they navigate the room, aiming to claim victory in the 9-hole grand prize challenge!

Golf Sponsor Benefits:

  • Event Sponsor Recognition (registration landing page, signage, online marketing materials, event PowerPoint Presentation and celebration shout out)
  • Exhibit Table (if desired) Upon request, sponsors will be provided with an exhibit table to showcase business products and services
  • Score Card Logo Placement (attendees participating in the 9-hole mini-golf tourney will need to get a scorecard for each 3-hole station)
  • 3-Hole Naming Rights & Prize Announcement - Sponsors will name their 3-holes w/a groovy 80’s theme. Prizes will be given at the end of the night for best 3-hole and 9-hole total scores. 3-Hole prize announcements made by sponsors. Prizes provided by MOA unless sponsor wishes to provide their own. 
  • Post-Event Attendee List - Keep in touch with contacts made during the event! List includes attendee name, email and practice info (if provided).
  • Two Complimentary Event Tickets

MOA 2023 Fall Conference - Sponsorships
(Graduate Annapolis | Sunday, November 19)

Lunch Sponsor $2000 (2 Available)

Join us in the heart of downtown Annapolis for this year's Annual Conference as a lunch sponsor. We've allocated ample time for an extended, leisurely lunch, ensuring an enjoyable experience for all. With no attendance restrictions related to the pandemic, we anticipate a strong in-person turnout. MOA covers room rental fee and provides AV for sponsor's presentation.

Lunch Sponsor Benefits:

  • Event Sponsor Recognition (Conference Website landing page, signage, online marketing materials, during Welcome Remarks and Intro @ Lunch)
  • Podium Time (20 mins during lunch - not including intro)
  • Logo Placement on Virtual App Sponsor Page & Event Splash Screen (seen whenever app is opened)
  • Pre-Event Attendee List (customized to meet sponsor needs - when possible) 
  • Recognition in Pre-Conference “Know Before You Go” E-blast to all Registrants (in-person and virtual)

General Conference Sponsorships

Returning by popular demand, our Conference will once again be hosted as a hybrid event, offering doctors an exceptional learning experience both in-person and virtually. While we anticipate a strong in-person attendance this year, don't overlook the continually expanding virtual audience with over 100 virtual attendees expected. For the third consecutive year, MOA will utilize the Pheedloop Event Platform & Mobile App to accommodate virtual participants. This sophisticated platform, employed by both in-person and virtual attendees, enables us to acknowledge meeting sponsors through a range of inventive methods. Upon sponsorship confirmation, sponsors will receive specifications for app-related assets.

Silver Sponsor $500 

  • Event Sponsor Recognition (Conference Website landing page, signage, e-marketing materials, Sept Tuesday Talk bi-monthly newsletter and during Welcome Remarks at meeting) 
  • Recognition in Pre-Conference “Know Before You Go” E-blast to all Registrants (in-person and virtual)
  • Logo Placement on Virtual App Sponsor Page & Event Splash Screen (seen whenever app is opened)
  • Pre-Event Attendee List (in addition to Post-Event List partner benefit) Must be Partner Sponsor or Exhibitor Sponsor to receive Benefit!

Gold Sponsor $1000 (4 Available)

  • Event Sponsor Recognition (Conference Website landing page, signage, e-marketing materials, Sept Tuesday Talk bi-monthly newsletter and during Welcome Remarks at meeting) 
  • Recognition in Pre-Conference “Know Before You Go” E-blast to all Registrants (in-person and virtual)
  • Logo Placement on Virtual App Sponsor Page & Event Splash Screen (seen whenever app is opened)
  • Sponsor Banner for Virtual Session of Choice (banner appears prior to start of education session - each course is a “Session” for virtual attendees)
  • Dedicated Event App Page MOA chooses one page to showcase your company with its logo, a banner and thumbnail - ex. Schedule Page)
  • Pre-Event Attendee List (in addition to Post-Event List partner benefit) Must be Partner Sponsor or Exhibitor Sponsor to receive Benefit!

Platinum Sponsor $1500 (1 Available)

Gold Level Benefits  PLUS...

  • Menu - App Banner Placement (Sponsor image appears on most viewed Menu Page)
  • Post Conference Attendee Email - Ad or Survey (with redirect Link) 

Gold Level Partners

Silver Level Partners

Bronze Level Partners

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