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Industry Partners

The ability to diversify events to include industry sponsorships and other non-registration revenue is key to the success of meetings and events.  UMS Industry Relations staff secures support from industry for programs, activities and projects while delivering results to corporate supporters. While interacting with industry, UMS ensures ethical compliance with regulatory bodies including the FDA, ACCME, PhRMA and AdvaMed.  A program designed for each client may include exhibits, advertising, CME scientific meetings and other forms of industry support and sponsorship.

Services That UMS Provides:

  • Fundraising programs developed and customized for each client
  • Coordination of all aspects of exhibit and support sales, promotions and onsite management
  • CME grant applications and reconciliation, ensuring ACCME compliance
  • CME and non-CME revenue tracking
  • Assessment and reporting of industry trends and regulations

Benefits for UMS Clients

  • Society leadership and society members can understand strategies and important interactions which allow industry supporters to contribute to and complement meetings
  • Society members gain lasting relationships with company representatives and appreciate mutual goals which meet with financial success
  • Attendees benefit from the education industry representatives bring to events, hearing about the latest developments in urology and related fields

Benefits for Industry Partners

  • Companies can seek opportunities within a broad spectrum of urology, based on subspecialty, geographic or demographic group
  • Companies are afforded intimate settings to interact with society leaders, can reach target audiences and gain sales leads
  • Company representatives can network with prominent urologists and other non-physician providers who are part of the urology health care team
  • All company representatives who attend client meetings are welcomed to attend educational sessions
  • Company representatives can contribute to strategy meetings, often held as much as a year ahead of educational programs
  • Company representatives may openly and directly communicate their goals as ideas and suggestions are welcome
  • Companies can partner with clients in building lasting relationships

Keith Price, CEM
Industry Relations Manager