Convention Sponsorship Opportunities

The California Health Information Association (CHIA) invites and encourages your company to participate as an event sponsor at the 2014 Convention & Exhibit being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA on June 8 – 11, 2014. CHIA offers a variety of opportunities to enhance your company’s exposure at the CHIA Convention & Exhibit. Check below and see how you can best position your company as a leader in the field, and get the visibility no advertising dollar can buy.

Below is a list of sponsorships available. We invite you to select a sponsorship most appropriate for your company. Sponsorships received by January 15, will be included in the preliminary marketing brochure. For your sponsorship support to be recognized in the on-site program, distributed to all registrants, your commitment must be received no later than April 20, the print deadline. Please contact Debi Boynton by e-mail at or by phone at (559) 251-5038 to confirm the availability of specific events. Sponsorships will be given on first come, first serve basis.

Presidents’ Celebration Party – $5,000 Co-Sponsorship (Three Sold, More Available)
The Presidents’ Celebration Party is CHIA’s biggest social event of the year. This must-attend event honors CHIA’s outgoing and incoming Presidents and is an excellent networking opportunity for all. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and entertainment are included. Your sponsorship includes five tickets to the event.

Welcome Reception – $5,000 (Exclusive) – SOLD!
Help us welcome this year’s convention attendees. This reception offers light appetizers, beer and wine. It is open to all convention attendees including exhibitors.

Keynote Session – $4,000 (Exclusive) – SOLD!
The keynote address sets the tone for the convention. Upon request, a representative from your company may introduce the keynote speaker. This is great visibility for your company on the first day of the convention’s educational programs.

AHIMA Presentation – $1,000 (Exclusive) – SOLD!
The AHIMA President and other AHIMA leaders present this session. Upon request, a representative from your company may introduce the speaker(s).

Lunch Concession Discount Vouchers – $3,000 (Exclusive) – SOLD!
Provide voucher to attendees (via the attendee bag) for $5 discount on lunch concession provided in the exhibit hall.

Component Local Association Leadership Forum Luncheon – $2,000 (Exclusive – Available)
The attendees to this invitation-only luncheon are the component local association leaders from CHIA’s seven regions. This event is designed as a first opportunity for these CSA leaders to meet and network with the CHIA Board.

Morning Coffee Break – $1,500 (One Sold, Three Available)
Coffee and pastries will be available each morning of the event. All convention attendees are encouraged to participate.

Afternoon Refreshment Break – $1,500 (One Sold, One Available)
Cold beverages will be served inside the exhibit hall Monday and Tuesday afternoon. All convention attendees are encouraged to participate.

Badge Holder – $3,000 (Exclusive) – SOLD!
Your company’s logo will be printed on the convention badge holder.

Attendee Conference Bag – $3,000 – SOLD!
Your company’s logo will be printed on the attendee bag. Great recognition opportunity as the convention bags often stay with the attendees long after the end of the convention.

Note Pads for Attendee Conference Bag – $2,000 or In-kind (Exclusive) – SOLD!
A note pad with your company’s logo will be included with the materials placed inside the attendee bag.

Exhibit Hall Game Prizes – $500 (Two Sold, Three Available)
Contribute to the host of prizes awarded during this annual exhibit hall game. CHIA purchases the prizes to be awarded.

Donation to Scholarship Fund – $500 (Unlimited Availability)
Your company’s donation to the CHIA Scholarship Funds assists health information management students and professionals by through a variety of scholarships and grants. This program promote the importance of the HIM professional credentials, strengthen the HIM profession, promote the value of AHIMA and CHIA membership, as well as identifies and engages future leaders. Your donation is recognized during the CHIA convention.

Recognition Levels:
Diamond $10,000 and up
Platinum $ 5,000 to $9,999
Gold $ 2,500 to $4,999
Silver $ 1,000 to $2,499
Bronze $ 500 to $999

There is a sponsorship opportunity for every marketing budget and objective. Don’t miss this opportunity to put your company’s name before California’s health information management professionals. Not only does sponsorship provide your company with a high degree of visibility and additional networking opportunities, it contributes to the success and excitement of the convention. CHIA convention sponsorships will help you maximize the impact of your participation by associating your name with networking events, educational sessions and convention amenities. Your company will also receive recognition in the CHIA Convention & Exhibit marketing materials, on-site program, and on special signage during the event. We have also dedicated a page on our web site to recognize all Corporate Supporters.

For more information about the benefits associated with each recognition level click here.