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2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble

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Achievement Award Nominations

MPA would like your assistance in nominating persons worthy of these honors to be recognized at the Sesquicentennial Awards Ceremony at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, October 13-15, 2017.  To nominate a person, please complete the nomination form and submit by June 1, 2016. MPA Award Nomination Form **NEW** Douglas H. Kay Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award Sponsored […]

IMPORTANT Augusta Legislative Update – Time to Advocate!

NOW is the time to advocate for your profession!  Details about how YOU can get involved are outlined below. I’m delighted to report that a date for a public hearing has been set for LD 572, An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Practice of Pharmacy, and LD 456, An Act to Increase Access to […]

CDC OPIOID PRESCRIBING GUIDELINE MOBILE APP

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The Maine Pharmacy Association is celebrating its 150th year.

We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country.

 

 

 

Save the Date for the Sesquicentennial Celebration

It’s all about ME!
A Tradition of Caring: The Way Pharmacy Should Be!

October 13-15, 2017

Holiday Inn By the Bay

Portland, ME

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

 

A room block has been reserved for the event.  You may request your room by calling the Holiday Inn By the Bay at 1-800-345-5050 and identify you are attending the Maine Pharmacy Association Convention.  The room rates are as follows:

Single/Double Occupancy:  $170.00/ night

Triple Occupancy:  $180.00/night

Quad Occupancy:  $190.00/night


Sesquicentennial Planning Meeting

Saturday, October 1 from 9 am – 3 pm
Husson University, Southern Maine Campus, Room 162
340 Country Road, Westbrook, ME
Please indicate your willingness to serve on one or more of the following subcommittees by sending your name, phone number, email address and desired subcommittee(s) to Dr. Eric Jarvi (jarvie@husson.edu) no later than 5 pm Monday, September 12.
(1)   Oversight – MPA Board of Directors because of necessity for approval of budget/expenses
(2)   Programming (CE): possible tracks include students, MPA, MSHP, technician, leadership and joint.
(3)   Budget: (Chaired by MPA Treasurer E. Jarvi)
(4)   Communications: to include convention brochure and solicitation of program sponsors
(5)   Promotion: to include TV/Radio advertisement as part of National Pharmacist’s Month
(6)   Catering
(7)   Recognition Reception (consider awards breakfast for extra fee)
(8)   Hx of Pharmacy in Maine Exhibit (Chaired by Dr. Jane Jarvi, Husson University)
(9)   Scholarship Auction
(10) Scheduling: physical space at convention
(11) Exhibitor recruiting

2017 Maine Pharmacy Sesquicentennial Convention

Cohosted by the Maine Pharmacy Association and the Maine Society of Healthcare Pharmacists

Friday, October 13th to Sunday, October 15th

(Vendor Set up: Thursday, October 12th, 4:00pm – 8:00pm)

Holiday Inn By the Bay

Portland, Maine

Our event promises to be a premier meeting. Pharmacy personnel from all disciplines will be in attendance, including community practice and healthcare pharmacists, independent pharmacy owners, pharmacy managers, technicians, educators, and future pharmacists. We invite you to be a part of this celebration. With over 400 attendees, you will have ample opportunity to promote your product and interact with key decision-makers in the pharmacy profession.  In addition to purchasing an exhibitor’s table, we strongly encourage you to consider the other sponsorship options for maximum exposure.  We look forward to seeing you in October!

Register by June 30th to have your logo and web link included on the Maine Pharmacy Association corporate sponsor page.

Attendees will meet with exhibitors during the following times:

October 13th: Breakfast, morning break, lunch, and afternoon break

October 14th:  Breakfast, morning break, and lunch

Vendors are invited to attend our Presidents’ Reception on Friday evening and the “MPA Through the Ages” celebration Saturday night.

 

In return for your support, MPA will provide pre-meeting and on-site advertising highlighting your participation in Maine’s premier pharmacist gathering.

Convention Options

Exhibitor and Sponsorship

There are several options to participate and support MPA at the convention.

  • Exhibitor’s Table:  $1,000 – Special:  Register by June 30th to have your logo and link add to the MPARX.com Corporate Sponsor Page.

This allows you to showcase your business during breakfast, breaks, and lunch on Friday and Saturday of the convention.  Each 8×10 booth includes a 6ft skirted table, 2 chairs and electricity.  Complimentary lunch will be provided on Friday and Saturday for two exhibitors. 

  • Reception Sponsor:  $500.00

Your Company will be identified as a sponsor at the Maine Pharmacy Reception on Saturday night.  Your company logo will be prominently displayed.

  • Memorabilia Sponsor:  $500.00

Your logo will be printed along with the association’s 150th anniversary logo on a memorabilia item, e.g., bags, lanyards, and notepads, to be distributed to all attendees.

  • Break Sponsor:  $400.00 (limit 5)

Your Company will be identified as a sponsor of a break during the convention.  Your company logo will be displayed at the food area.

  • Folder Insert:  $300.00 plus 500 handouts

Your company’s handout will be inserted into the folders that are distributed to all attendees.

 

MPA Pharmacy Student Scholarship Raffle

Please bring items to be raffled during our Saturday night reception.

Register Now!

To be included on the on-site advertising, registration must be received by September 12, 2017.

Online

Select your desired conference registration and dining options, and pay using your Visa, MasterCard, or American Express.

Note: In the message to seller field, please include the e-mail address of site contact.


Sesquicentennial Exhibitor Sponsorships



Mail

Click here for the registration form and instructions to register by mail.

Phone

Please call Linda at 207-502-0825 to register by phone.

A room block has been reserved at the Holiday Inn by the Bay.

You may request your room by calling the Holiday Inn By the Bay at 1-800-345-5050 and identify you are attending the Maine Pharmacy Association Convention.  Room block is available until September 12, 2017.  The room rates are as follows:

Single/Double Occupancy:  $170.00/ night

Triple Occupancy:  $180.00/night

Quad Occupancy:  $190.00/night