Star of the North Meeting

Virtual Show available thru Dec. 31, 2020

Future Dates: August 12-14, 2021 and April 28-30, 2022

Sponsor or Advertise

The Star of the North Meeting gives you the unique opportunity to build your brand with dental professionals from the entire upper Midwest. Our sponsors help to elevate the Star of the North as the educational opportunity and marketplace in the industry. You can sponsor the conference at a specific level, or find a special opportunity below.

Sponsorship Perks

Promote Your Brand

Boost awareness about your organization or product while giving back to the industry. You can showcase your brand onsite and in promotional materials, and engage with dental professionals and MDA members in the exhibit hall.

Attendee List

Advertise After the Conference

Star of the North offers a unique opportunity to purchase the list of conference attendees after the conference for your promotional materials. You’ll be able to reach dentists and dental staff through your mailings and e-communications.

Special Sponsorships – $5,000+

Tote Bag SPONSORED by Henry Schein

One $10,000 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity.

The $10,000 sponsor receives all the perks at the diamond level. The sponsor also receives:

  • Their company logo featured on the tote bag giveaway (along with the Star of the North logo)
  • Recognition in the promotional materials for the tote bag in the Preliminary Program, Onsite Program and on the Star of the North website
The BIG Party

One $7,500 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity.

The $7,500 sponsor receives all the perks at the diamond level. All sponsor also receives:

  • Company logo on bar signs
  • Recognition on all The BIG Party promotional materials
  • Recognition on event’s onsite signage
  • 50 drink tickets to use at the event
Keynote Session SPONSORED by Dyste Williams

One $10,000 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity.

The $10,000 sponsor receives all the perks at the diamond level, as well as:

  • Additional 10’x10’ booth and option of having the keynote book signing in this space
  • Two to three minutes of stage time prior to speaker presentation to speak to the audience

Badge Lanyard

One $7,500 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity. This sponsor receives all of the perks at the platinum level as well as their company logo featured on the lanyard.

Massage Station SPONSORED by Dental Experts

One $6,000 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity. This sponsor receives all of the perks at the platinum level, as well as:

  • Recognition on any onsite signage and printed programs
  • Vinyl floor footprints with your logo leading to the location from main escalator
  • Company logo on sign at each station
  • Opportunity to collaborate on a creative way to get attendees to visit your booth for massage sign-ups (depending on sponsor’s input)
Meeting App

One $5,000 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity. This sponsor receives all of the perks at the platinum level, as well as:

  • Recognition in the promotional materials in the Preliminary Program, Onsite Program, and the Star of the North website
  • Home page logo with hyperlink
  • Four alert notifications (one pre-conference, two during, one post-conference)
Buyer’s Happy Hour – 5 available (1 sold to Metro Dentalcare)

Six $5,000 shared sponsorships are available for this opportunity. These sponsors receive all of the perks at the platinum level, as well as:

  • Recognition in all Exhibit Hall promotional materials
  • Recognition on the event’s onsite signage
  • PDF promotional piece for you to email to customers
  • Recognition of sponsors in a promotional piece (complete with Exhibit Hall map highlighting your location) that will be mailed to all attendees with their name badges
  • The event will be an open bar to attendees – depending on booth placement, there may be an option to place a bar station next to the sponsor’s booth
Note Pads

One $5,000 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity. This sponsor receives all of the perks at the platinum level as well as their company logo, phone number, and website featured on the note pads with the meeting logo and 2022 Star of the North meeting dates.

Special Sponsorships – $4,000 and Under

Escape Room

One $3,500 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity. This sponsor receives all the perks at the silver level as well as:

  • Opportunity to collaborate on a creative way to get attendees to visit your booth following completion of escape room
Attendee Lunch Vouchers – NEW THIS YEAR!

We are offering companies the opportunity to sponsor attendee lunch vouchers. Companies that sponsor this will receive vouchers that the sponsor can then distribute to attendees for use on Thursday and Friday in the Exhibit Hall concessions and Exhibit Hall cafe (to encourage attendees in the Exhibit Hall). Total number of vouchers is dependent on sponsorship number.

Companies can choose to pay either $1,000 or $500 for this opportunity:

Those that sponsor at the $1,000 level will receive:

  • Recognition in any onsite signage and printed programs
  • Company logo and name printed on the front of the vouchers
  • Meeting app reminder and morning email to attendees, to visit your booth

Those that sponsor at the $500 level will receive:

  • Recognition in any onsite signage and printed programs
  • Company name printed on the back of the vouchers
  • Meeting app reminder and morning email to attendees, to visit your booth
CE Verification Station

One $2,000 exclusive sponsorship is available for this opportunity. This sponsor receives all the perks at the bronze level as well as:

  • Company name featured on the CE Verification Station signage
  • Company logo and a message running across the screens
  • Company logo on the CE section of the Star of the North website
Charging Station – 2 available (2 sold to PNC Bank)

Four $2,500 shared area sponsorships are available for this opportunity. This sponsor receives all the perks at the bronze level as well as:

  • Recognition on any onsite signage and printed programs
  • Company logo on charging lockers
  • Choice of Meeting Room Level or Exhibit Hall station
Speaker Sponsorships

You may choose to sponsor a given speaker at many different levels. Sponsors receive all of the perks available at their designated amount, as well as:

  • 2020 Speaker List
  • Recognition in the speaker’s program descriptions in the Preliminary Program, Onsite Program, and Star of the North website
  • Recognition on the program’s onsite signage