Centered on Progress: Connections, Leads and Growth Come Together at DDW

Each year, physicians, researchers and other industry professionals join forces at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW). With cutting-edge content and high-level networking, it has drawn 14,000 attendees from every subset in GI the field for a week of connection and growth.

In 2021, DDW is going virtual. May 21-23, DDW VirtualTM will be held on a state-of-the-art virtual event platform where you have the opportunity to connect with key decision-makers from around the globe who are seeking the latest products and technology to improve the lives of those su ering from digestive and liver diseases. Don’t miss the opportunity to position your brand among the best at this premier event, and gain a competitive edge in this market by engaging and interacting with conference attendees via chat, meetings and 1:1 video scheduling.

Download a PDF of the prospectus by clicking here.

SESSION BREAKS

We’ve added breaks in the daily schedule so attendees have time to visit the Industry Supporter Showcase:

  • 8-10 A.M.
  • 11:30 A.M.-1 P.M.
  • 7-9 P.M.

CENTERED ON CONNECTIONS: DDW WELCOMES ATTENDEES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

GLOBAL ATTENDEE BREAKDOWN

*The following data is from DDW 2019.
Region # of Attendees %
Region North America # of Attendees 8,777 % 63.04
Region Asia-Pacific # of Attendees 2,157 % 15.49
Region Western Europe # of Attendees 1,226 % 8.81
Region South America # of Attendees 828 % 5.95
Region Central America/Caribbean # of Attendees 547 % 3.93
Region Eastern Europe # of Attendees 237 % 1.70
Region Middle East # of Attendees 104 % 0.75
Region Africa # of Attendees 47 % 0.34

NORTH AMERICA VS. INTERNATIONAL

TOP 10 COUNTRIES IN 2019

Centered on Inclusion: DDW Draws the Widest Spectrum of Attendees

AREAS OF INTEREST*

*Categories are based on DDW Tracks.
Basic Science
20%
Biliary Tract Diseases
25%
Clinical Practice
48%
Colorectal Diseases
35%
Education and Training
20%
Esophageal Diseases
25%
Functional GI and Motility Disorders
24%
Health Care Delivery, Economics and Practice Management
10%
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
37%
Liver Diseases and Transplantation
19%
Microbiome in Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
27%
Obesity and Nutrition
16%
Pancreatic Diseases
21%
Pediatric GI
8%
Practice Management
7%
Stomach and Small Bowel Disorders
22%
Technologies and Procedural Innovation
19%

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

 
Patient Care
42%
Clinical Research
19%
Education and Training
9%
Basic Research
7%
Industry
7%
Administration
1%

Centered on Diversity: DDW Reflects a Variety of Sectors

DDW represents a variety of sectors in the industry. To help DDW attendees locate companies based on a specific want or need, industry supporters are grouped by the following categories:

Anesthetics and Conscious Sedation Laboratory Testing Pharmaceuticals: Other Pharmaceuticals
Artificial Intelligence and Technology Nonprofit Organizations Practice Management and Telemedicine Technologies
Capsule Endoscopy Technology Nutritional and Weight Management Probiotics and Medical Foods
COVID-19: Technologies, Tools, Support, and Research Other Imaging Techniques: OCT, Confocal, Fibroscan, Fluoroscopy, etc. Professional: Certification, Education, Recruitment and Medical Training Simulation
Diagnostic Equipment, Devices and Services Patient Education, Tools and Mobile Apps Publications
Endoscopes: Upper Scopes, Colonoscopes, Enteroscopes, EUS and ERCP Scopes Pharmaceuticals: Acid Suppression Medications Start-Up Company
Endoscopic Devices Pharmaceuticals: Antiviral Medications for Hepatitis Surgical Equipment
Endoscope Disinfection: Reprocessing Equipment, Solutions, Accessories and Services Pharmaceuticals: Diarrhea, Constipation and Functional Bowel Disorder Medications

Centered on Support: Exceptional Service Brings Industry Supporters Back Year After Year

SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE

Next Steps: We’re Here to Help

DDW prides itself on providing industry supporters with exceptional customer service. Contact our experienced staff to inquire about the benefits of supporting, ask questions or secure your listing.

Kaitlin Lawrence

Senior Manager, Industry Sales
301-941-2627 | klawrence@gastro.org

Centered on Success: Boost Your ROI

DDW provides support to industry partners by supplying resources and tools, including free webinars, articles and personal assistance to help you meet your goals. The online Industry Supporter Portal offers 24-hour access to all-important information, including easy access to financial information, deadlines and checklist to help your planning, as well as registration for your staff. One login gets you access to everything you need to prepare for this virtual event.

  • Tools for Success

    Utilize the Industry Supporter Portal throughout your booth planning process. Here you can secure your sponsorship opportunities, access your invoice and financial data, find all relevant vendor websites, complete required forms and find monthly newsletter archives.

  • Virtual Platform Training

    New training videos will walk you through the process to build your company profile, upload supporting documents and share other tips that will prepare you to showcase your company.

  • Newsletter and Social Media

    DDW’s Twitter feed and monthly newsletter will keep you up-to-date with opportunities, special offerings and upcoming deadlines.

Important Information for Industry Supporters

Eligibility

DDW views the Industry Supporter Showcase as an integral part of the educational and scientific program. Partners must fit into an existing product category and are limited to organizations who promote an awareness of products, technologies and services approved by DDW as being in harmony with, and supportive of, the objectives of the meeting. DDW has the sole right to determine the final eligibility/qualification of any firm, organization, agency or product to participate as an industry supporter. Additional details for each package can be found here.

Industry Supporter Showcase Packages

  NON-PROFIT BASIC BRONZE SILVER GOLD PLATINUM PLATINUM+
  UNLIMITED COMPANIES LIMITED TO 20 COMPANIES LIMITED TO 10 COMPANIES LIMITED TO 8 COMPANIES
  $1,000 $3,500 $10,000 $25,000 $50,000 $75,000 $150,000
INDUSTRY SUPPORTER PROFILES
COMPANY DESCRIPTION 500 CHARACTERS 500 CHARACTERS 500 CHARACTERS 500 CHARACTERS 750 CHARACTERS 1000 CHARACTERS 2000 CHARACTERS
WEBSITE URL NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
PRODUCT CATEGORIES NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
1:1 VIDEO APPOINTMENTS WITH ATTENDEES BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
MARKETING COLLATERAL (PDFS) BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 1 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 2 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 3 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 4 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000 5
COMPANY VIDEOS BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
LOGO BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
HERO IMAGE ON SUPPORTER PROFILE GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
CONTACT INFORMATION NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
DROP A BUSINESS CARD FEATURE NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
LIVE CHAT NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
LINK TO SELF PRODUCED VIRTUAL BOOTH PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
EXPOSURE THROUGHOUT PLATFORM
FOOTER AD ON DDW VIRTUAL HOMEPAGE PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000
TOWER AD ON DDW VIRTUAL HOMEPAGE PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
INDUSTRY SHOWCASE POSTER NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 FULL PRICE BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 FULL PRICE BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 FULL PRICE SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 FULL PRICE GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
DIGITAL CONFERENCE BAG INSERT GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
GAMIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS
FULL CONFERENCE ATTENDEE REGISTRATION NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 1 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 2 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 4 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 6 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000 8
MAIL LIST (AS OF APRIL 30, 2021) NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 FULL PRICE BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 FULL PRICE BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 FULL PRICE SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 FULL PRICE GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
ABILITY TO HOST PT GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
BANNER AD ON DDW WEBSITE PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
BANNER AD ON DDW NEWS PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
EXCLUSIVE EBLAST CREDIT PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 25% DISCOUNT PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
BANNER AD ON ATTENDEE MARKETING EMAILS PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000
PRIORITY POINTS NON-PROFIT 500 Characters $1,000 1 BASIC 500 Characters $3,500 3.5 BRONZE 500 Characters $10,000 10 SILVER 500 Characters $25,000 25 GOLD 750 Characters $50,000 50 PLATINUM 1000 Characters $75,000 75 PLATINUM+ 2000 Characters $150,000 150

Payment Information

NEW for 2021

Please review revised payment policies for 2021 below. Reach out to Kaitlin Lawrence with any questions or concerns.

Applications submitted before dec. 4, 2020:

  • Full payment due Dec. 4, 2020. Ten (10) priority points will be awarded for full payment before this date.
  • Full payment not made before Dec. 4, 2020:
    • Package will be released into general inventory and DDW reserves the right to resell the space.

Applications submitted on or after dec. 4, 2020:

  • Full payment is required before package is confirmed.
  • Confirmation and copy of executed contract will be sent upon receipt of full payment.
  • Application will expire if full payment is not received within 30 business days of submission. Any applications received after April 23, 2021 will need to pay by credit card or send a check, wire transfer or ACH within five (5) business days of submission. If payment is not received during that time your application will expire and you will not be assigned a listing.

Cancellations

Please make sure to review the payment and cancellation policy. Submission of your application online is a legal, binding contract acknowledging all DDW policies, payment schedules, cancellation polices, and rules and regulations.

Centered on Promotion: Sponsorships Multiply Your Presence

In addition to Industry Supporter Showcase Packages, DDW offers a wide variety of sponsorships. We are confident that there is something for everyone — but if you do not see something that works, our team is ready to help create custom opportunities for every budget. Opportunities for non-industry supporters are available. Please reach out to Kaitlin Lawrence for more information.

Areas of sponsorship

  • digital media

    • Website
    • Emails
    • Blog
    • Attendee Retargeting
    • Newsletter Emails
  • attendee outreach

    • ePosters
    • Digital Conference Bag Insert
    • Attendee Activities and Experiences
    • Attendee Mail Lists
    • Sponsored Email Blasts
    • Virtual Assistant within DDW
    • Virtual™ Platform
    • Registration Sponsorships
  • Host an event

    • Product Theater
    • Satellite Symposia
  • We are always adding exciting new sponsorships to help reach your marketing goals. Check back for more updates.