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Industry Theaters

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Enhance the attendee’s educational experience in the Exhibit Hall by hosting an ATS Industry Theater. Theater presentations are the optimal opportunity for industry participants to promote brand launches or current therapies, conduct a focused program on disease awareness, or discuss current pipeline activity.

Industry Theater

Availability & Fees

INDUSTRY THEATERS MEDIUM THEATERMINI THEATERS
45-minute presentation for 250 people
Four per day available
45-minute presentation for 125 people
One per day available
30-minute presentation for 50 people
Three per day available
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
1:15 - 2 p.m.
12:20 - 1:05 p.m.
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
12:30 - 1 p.m.
1:30 - 2 p.m.
SUNDAY $65,000 SUNDAY $32,500 SUNDAY $18,000
MONDAY $55,000 MONDAY $27,500 MONDAY $16,000
TUESDAY $45,000 TUESDAY $22,500 TUESDAY $14,000

Due to multiple presentations in each theater, sponsors are only able to access their theater 60 minutes prior (30 minutes for Mini Theaters) to the start of the program and must vacate immediately upon the end of the presentation.  Coordination of a rehearsal time can be coordinated with Fiona Zheng at fzheng@thoracic.org

Application Process

  1. Online application opens Thursday, September 27 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
  2. Applicants select the top five choices for day and time during the application process.
  3. All applications are processed in order of receipt and placed by the ATS.
  4. All placed applicants receive details of placement and deadlines for completing the contract and downloading the invoice. Contracts are due 30 business days after receipt.
  5. Full Payment is due January 18, 2019. Programs are non-refundable after this date.
  6. A deposit is not required, but a $10,000 cancellation fee for large theaters, an $8,000 cancellation fee for medium theaters, and/or a $5,000 cancellation fee for Mini Theaters is incurred for any program cancelled after receipt of signed contract.

Sponsorship Details

  • Industry Theaters are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Sponsor may set audience restrictions such as U.S. only or International only audience, or by invitation-only. 
  • Programs offering CME/CE/MOC credit are not permitted. The use of space within the convention center affiliated with the Industry Program should support conference activities, and cannot be used in combination with developing CME/CE Material or any form of Professional Credit.
  • Boxed lunches with beverages are provided by the ATS. (250 - Industry Theater presentation, 125 - Medium Theater presentation, and 50 - Mini Theater presentation)
  • A standard A/V package is included and furnished by the ATS. A decision to not use the A/V package does not change the fee for holding an Industry Theater.  The A/V package is customized for each theater to ensure good visibility and sound quality. Please see the A/V package plan for each theater to see the equipment list.
    • A general room operator for audio visual is provided to help load presentations or adjust the volume level. Should you require more technical assistance such as an audio engineer, video engineer, or camera operator please contact the dedicated PSAV representative included with program confirmation details.
  • An audio/recording capture content AV package is available from PSAV so you can extend the life of your program.
  • Audio or visual recording of the theater presentation is permitted provided it does not interfere with other presentations scheduled for that theater.
  • Extend the life of your program: The ATS offers sponsors of Non-CME Symposia and Industry Theater Symposia the opportunity to archive their video/audio taped presentation for 6 months on the ATS Store under the Best of the ATS Conference page. Contact Stacy McManus at smcmanus@thoracic.org for more details.

Please contact Fiona Zheng, Manager, Corporate Alliances & Exhibit Operations with any questions you may have at 212-315-8605 or fzheng@thoracic.org.