In order for our non-profit organization to continue to thrive as one of the largest and most successful ASM branches in the country we need help from companies such as yours. We have a commitment to the total geographic Southern California clinical laboratory and scientific community. Your help is the only way we can continue to be the finest non-profit organization we can be and offer the stellar programs that we have offered in the past. We thank the following companies that have contributed to our success this year and welcome you to join them with your contribution.
For those vendors that supported the 2016 Southern California Branch American Society for Microbiology (SCASM) Annual Meeting we want to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude. The SCASM 2017 Annual Meeting will again be held in beautiful La Jolla, CA at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla, October 26-28, 2017.
Our Annual Meeting attendance in 2016 was over 450. We are again establishing the following 4 Sustaining Vendor Sponsor Categories to recognize our very important vendor partners:
Platinum – Contribution of $10,000 or more
Gold – Contribution of $5,000 or more
Silver – Contribution of $2,500 or more
Bronze – Contribution of $1,000 or more
Specifics on levels of participation:
[Platinum and Gold] – Special verbal recognition for sponsorship, along with a plaque, will be presented to each vendor at our Annual Meeting. Your company will be recognized in our annual meeting program and newsletter as a Platinum or Gold vendor sponsor for the year. Plaques can be displayed within your organization signifying the high level of contribution to SCASM. In addition, you will be given priority booth placement if you are also exhibiting with us, AND your application and payment are processed by February 1, 2017.
[Silver and Bronze] - A certificate will be presented to each vendor at our Annual Meeting. Your company will be recognized in our annual meeting program. In addition, you will be given priority booth placement if you are also exhibiting with us, AND your application and payment are processed by February 1, 2017.
All vendors will be recognized at the annual meeting on our Vendor Sponsor display sign indicating your support for SCASM.
80th Annual Meeting Contribution Levels
Platinum Sponsors - $10,000 +
Gold Sponsors - $5,000 +BD Diagnostics
Medical Chemical Corp.
Silver Sponsors - $2,500 +Accelerate Diagnostics
DiaSorin Molecular, LLC
GenMark Diagnostics, Inc.
Bronze Sponsors - $1,000 +Alere
Great Basin Scientific