The IADR/AADR/CADR General Session is a worldwide networking opportunity for the craniofacial, oral and dental research community. We anticipate over 80 leading dental companies and institutions will exhibit in Washington, D.C., USA, with more than 5,500 meeting attendees and more than 4,000 scientific abstracts presented. The success of these events is dependent upon the support of you, our corporate and association partners.  

IADR understands that our partners have a range of goals when being part of the IADR General Session. With this in mind, we have designed a number of sponsorship opportunities at the meeting. These opportunities have been designed with you in mind. 2020 opportunities include IADR Scientific Session Partnerships, high visibility branding sponsorships, promotional and advertising opportunities and ways to be part of IADR’s Centennial celebration!

Support the 2020 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition today! 2020 opportunities include:

Reserve your Sponsorship TODAY to receive premium benefit! Contact exhibits@iadr.org or +1.703.299.8096.

Support the science of the meeting through these three partnerships with different levels of benefits including complimentary advertising, complimentary meeting registrations and high visibility recognition.
Sponsor profile, including direct link to sponsor website & social media, on the IADR General Session website and mobile app (continues post meeting)
Discount on Digital Scientific Program Ads on Desktop and Mobile App (Ad runs one month pre and one month post-meeting)   20% 50%
Complimentary meeting registrations (ticketed events excluded) 1 2 4
Company recognized at sponsor level with logo on Welcome Slides before Oral Presentations Silver Recognition Gold
Company recognition & logo in Program Book
Company logo on signage in convention center and headquarter hotel
Reserved seating at Opening Ceremonies
Sponsor ribbons for onsite staff recognizing your sponsor level
Complimentary Program Book ads
½ Page Ad
Full Page Ad
Booth discount on additional booths (after purchase of first booth)
Company recognition in Post-meeting Newsletter
Thank you in Annual Report & Proceedings for that year


As a service to IADR/AADR Corporate & Institutional Section Members*, general membership and meeting delegates, IADR allows Corporations to conduct industry-sponsored symposia in conjunction with the General Session.  Industry-sponsored symposia are reviewed by the IADR Annual Session Committee and scheduled with priority of choices given in the order in which the applications are received. 

*This sponsorship is a benefit to IADR/AADR Corporate & Institutional Section Members at the Leadership Level or above. To learn more about becoming a Corporate or Institutional Section Member visit www.iadr.org/About-us.

Proposals must be submitted no later than November 15, 2019, for consideration.  View more details at www.iadr.org/2020IAGS/ISS;

  • Company recognition in printed Program Book (distributed to all attendees).
  • Company name and/or logo recognized on signage at convention center, mobile app and meeting website.
  • Company’s support of the meeting acknowledged in the post-meeting newsletter
  • Complimentary ½ page ad in program book


Be visible to delegates at the meeting through these high visibility sponsorships and branding opportunities. All High Visibility sponsorships include:

  • Company recognition in printed Program Book (distributed to all attendees).
  • Company name and/or logo recognized on signage at convention center, mobile app and meeting website.
  • Company’s support of the meeting acknowledged in the post-meeting newsletter
  • Company logo on Session room “walk- in” slides and scrolling slides for the Opening Ceremonies

IADR Centennial Plenary & Lunch


Sponsoring one of the three Centennial plenary lunches allows your company to contribute to the meeting celebration of IADR’s 100 years.  Your sponsorship provides support for the event and provides lunches to all plenary attendees. Sponsor decides which day to sponsor. Each day’s session is exclusive to the first confirmed sponsor. 

In addition to support recognition, your company will receive:

  • Company logo on signage at sponsored event.
  • Company logo centennial website 
  • Company recognition in all advertisement for the plenaries
  • Opportunity to share/distribute (1) promotional item to plenary attendees.
  • Complimentary ½ page program book ad
  • Opportunity to distribute (1) promotional item in conference bags.  (Subject to pre-approval by IADR)

Scientific Networking Center (on the exhibit/poster floor)


High visibility 1,200 – 1,600  square foot carpeted area on the exhibition floor that encourages attendee networking and provides a space for internet connectivity, 3 day coffee service and a prominent branding opportunity for your company. This space is shared with IADR membership and Journal tables. 

In addition to support recognition, your company will receive:

  • (3) Exhibitor only registration badges
  • IADR Set up/management of coffee service within the center for up to (1,000) exhibit hall attendees twice a day for all 3 days
  • Company logo on signs inside the scientific networking center acknowledging sponsorship
  • Opportunity to distribute company supplied materials or product on tables inside the Center

Centennial Networking & Recharge Stations 


Help meeting attendees meet up, recharge and stay connected by sponsoring the Centennial Networking & Recharge Stations. These 2 areas will be in areas with tables, chairs, phone charging station and digital screens with the meeting twitter feed. The areas and charging stations will be branded to your company and you have the opportunity to distribute a marketing piece.

Scientific Poster Board Directional Sponsorship


Take advantage of this high visibility sponsorship that directly contributes to the goal of providing exceptional scientific research and studies along with prominent branding opportunities for your company.   Attendees will use these directionals to find their poster board numbers in the poster board area, getting your brand noticed thousands of times a day!

In addition to support recognition, your company will receive:

  • Company name and logo on all poster board signage throughout poster/exhibition hall.

Conference Bags

$25,000 (non-exclusive) or in-kind donation

Get your company name and logo in front of each meeting attendee by sponsoring the meeting conference bag.

In addition to support recognition, your company will receive:

  • Company (2 or 4 color) logo featured on exterior of 6,000 conference tote bags, distributed to every attendee at registration.
  • Opportunity to distribute (1) promotional item in conference bags.  (Subject to pre-approval by IADR)

Conference bags will include additional bag inserts, this is a non-exclusive sponsorship.

Meeting-at-a-Glance Sponsor


Help delegates quickly find their way around meeting by sponsoring the Meeting-at-a-Glance booklet. Your sponsorship allows IADR to print this highly valued abbreviated program with maps, scientific session listing and the exhibit hall information. As part of this exclusive sponsorship, your company receives the back cover of the meeting-at-a-glance booklet for a promotional ad.

Distinguished Lecture Series Speaker


Sponsoring one of the Distinguished Lecture Series speakers allows your company to contribute to the core mission of IADR and the General Session & Exhibition by advancing research and increasing knowledge for the improvement of oral health. 

In addition to support recognition, your company will receive:

  • Company logo on signage at sponsored event.
  • Company logo on DLS listing on website and on printed poster sent to all IADR dental school members (if confirmed before print).
  • Opportunity to share/distribute (1) promotional item with lecture attendees.

Centennial Photo Booth


Sponsor a meeting photo booth where attendees can get fun photos created to remember their 2020 General Session experience. Attendees will be asked to tweet out their photos once messaged to them.

In addition to support recognition, your company will receive:

  • Opportunity to put one company sign in photo area.
  • Photo booth in the main hall of the convention center near Centennial display for duration of conference

Go Green Water Station Sponsor


Have your logo and name on every water cooler in the Convention Center and support delegates being sustainable.  

Hotel Key Cards

Call for Pricing

IADR contracts a block of hotels for the thousands of delegates attending the General Session. Be the first thing those delegates see by sponsoring their key cards. This high visibility sponsorship gets you in front of meeting attendees at all the contracted hotels from the moment they arrive and check-in to the time the check-out. 

New Member/First-time Attendee Reception 


Support dental researchers that are new to the IADR and attending their first meeting by sponsoring this welcome event.


IADR will be celebrating 100 years with a Centennial Gala at the United States Library of Congress on Friday, March 20, 2020. This exclusive event is a gathering of the key opinion leaders in dental research. As a sponsor, you have the opportunity to showcase your commitment to the continuation of dental, oral and craniofacial research to these leaders in a dedicated setting.

Be Part of the Centennial!

Mobile & Desktop Banner Ad



Your custom clickable banner ad will appear at the top of the desktop program and mobile app, getting up to thousands of visits each day. In 2018 IADR meeting attendees spent more than 20,000 hours in the online program and app. Be visible to them all and drive traffic to your exhibit booth or website. This ad can be changed out to be unique before, during and after the General Session.

Program Book Advertisement

Various pricing

Make your company known with an ad in this year’s Program Book. Invite attendees to visit your booth, market your latest technology or send a general welcome to this year’s attendees through a customized ad. 

  • Program Book is given to all attendees providing an opportunity to be seen by thousands.
  • Various ad sizes and pricing available. 

See Program Book contract details sheet for size and pricing options. Submission deadline for contract is December 8, 2019.

Conference Bag Insert


Promote your company’s newest innovation, product or research or just maximize booth traffic through conference bag inserts. Insert (1) promotional/marketing item into the conference bag of every meeting attendee. 

6,000 copies/items must be provided. Insert subject to pre-approval by IADR. Production costs are additional and are the responsibility of the sponsor. 

Promo Ad in IADR/AADR Newsletter


Promote your exhibition booth or product before the meeting to ensure people are excited to interact with your company or after the meeting to remind people of your presence. The IADR or AADR monthly member newsletters give your company the chance to reach all IADR members. Discounts available for multi issue agreements. 


The opportunities listed here may not reflect IADR's complete offerings

IADR’s events, exhibits, print and mobile app advertising, and scientific session sponsorships provide strategic and prominent visibility for your company.  To enhance your company’s brand and align with your business objectives contact exhibits@iadr.org or +1.703.299.8096 to customize a sponsorship.

*All available sponsorships are offered on a first come first serve basis. Some sponsorships are available for multi-year commitment. Sponsor benefits will commence once a sponsorship agreement is in place.

Reserve your Sponsorship TODAY to receive premium benefit! Contact exhibits@iadr.org or +1.703.299.8096.