SOCIETY for PREVENTION RESEARCH
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An Invitation to Exhibit

Welcome to the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research. We are delighted to extend an invitation to you to exhibit at our conference. Please find listed below information as it pertains to the meeting and the Society for Prevention Research. We are looking forward to working with you.

About the Society for Prevention Research
The Society for Prevention Research is a professional organization focused upon the advancement of science-based prevention programs and policies through empirical research. The membership of the organization includes scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy makers who are concerned with the prevention of social, physical and mental health problems and the promotion of health, safety, and well-being. One of the primary goals of SPR is to create a scientific, multidisciplinary forum for prevention science. Topics of active interest include:
• Drug, alcohol, and tobacco use and abuse
• Psychiatric disorders and other mental health problems and related comorbidities
• Suicide
• HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases
• Delinquency, crime, and violence
• Child abuse
• Cancer
• Diabetes
• Obesity
• Cardiovascular disease
• Marital and couple distress
• Adolescent pregnancy
• School and work participation performance
• Physical illness and injury

Meeting Attendee Profile
The Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting brings together a broad spectrum of researchers in the field of prevention. Attendees include the world’s senior prevention researchers as well as those who will become recognized leaders in the near future. Members are affiliated as follows: 73% are faculty members from respected universities; 18% are students or post-doctoral fellows; 6% work for state or federal government agencies; 3% are affiliated with private research firms. The annual meeting is attended by those seeking the latest knowledge, tools and skills for addressing the social issues facing the nation and the world. The 2009 meeting held in Washington, D.C. had over 700 participants.

What Types of Organizations Should Exhibit
Organizations that market product and services that might be used by researchers or wish to market research-based prevention products and services to schools, communities, and other social agencies.

General Exhibit Information
The Society for Prevention Research will offer space in the exhibit area for organizations interested in displaying products and services related to this conference and to the professional education of the attendees of the Society for Prevention Research. The Society for Prevention Research reserves the right to determine the eligibility of all exhibitor applicants.

Application Procedures
To apply for exhibit space, complete the enclosed application form and return with full payment of $1000 per exhibit space to the Society for Prevention Research. The deadline for inclusion is May 3, 2010. Space is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Payment must be received in order for SPR to consider the application.

Prices and Terms of Payment
All display areas are $1000, payable in full with signed contract. Both credit cards and checks will be accepted as payment. Payment must be received in order for SPR to consider the application.

Registration and Housing
Exhibitor fees include meeting registration for one attendee per exhibiting organization. Exhibitor registrations must be received by May 3, 2010. Room reservations must be made separately by the exhibitor. Discounted rooms at the Grand Hyatt Denver are available at $169 single/double per night (exclusive of applicable taxes.) Reserve by April 30, 2010 to receive the SPR discount. Call Hyatt Reservations at 1-800-233-1234 and mention the Society for Prevention Research 18th Annual Meeting to receive the discount.

Exhibitor Details
All exhibitors receive one six-foot table, draped and skirted with power, two chairs and wastebasket.

Shipping
All details as they pertain to shipping will be distributed upon receipt of the exhibitor contract.

Key Deadlines  

April 30, 2010

Deadline for discounted guestroom reservations

May 3, 2010

Cancellation deadline

May 3, 2010

Deadline for applications to exhibit

June 1, 2010

Exhibitor move-in and registration

June 1, 2010

Preconference workshops, opening reception and NIDA
International Poster Session

June 1 – 4, 2010

Annual Meeting

June 4, 2010

Exhibitor move-out

 
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