2022 Supporter Prospectus

About SBM | Annual Meeting Overview | Affiliate Member Program | Sponsor Opportunities | Exhibit Opportunities | Supporter Application | Past Supporters | Giving Campaign


About SBM

SBM is a multidisciplinary organization of clinicians, educators, and scientists dedicated to promoting the study of the interactions of behavior with biology and the environment, and then applying that knowledge to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

Proven Science. Better Health™.

Learn more about our membership here.


Annual Meeting Overview

SBM’s Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions provide an excellent opportunity for attendees of all experience levels to participate in the highest caliber of professional programming devoted to research and practice in the field of behavioral medicine.

Target Audience
SBM’s Annual Meeting represents the largest annual scientific conference—with approximately 2,000 attendees expected—devoted exclusively to behavioral medicine. The Annual Meeting offers a multidisciplinary forum for psychologists, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, health education specialists, registered dietitians, and other professionals with a range of expertise in health promotion, disease prevention, risk factor identification and modification, disease progression, adjustment and adaptation to physical disorders, rehabilitation, and diffusion and dissemination.

Administration 8%
Clinical Practice 16%
Research 50%
Supervision/Teaching 26%


For more detailed information about the 2022 Annual Meeting, please click here.

To view the list of topic areas, please click on the following link: 2022 Topic Areas

The list of 2022 Keynote Speakers and Master Lectures will be announced in early November.


Affiliate Member Program

SBM offers affiliate membership to nonprofit organizations, for-profit companies, educational institutions, government institutions, and research labs. Affiliate members receive a reduce rate for Annual Meeting sponsorship opportunities. Affiliate members also receive a host of other benefits, like opportunities to promote events, access to SBM’s members-only network of expert consultants, and up to five complementary individual SBM memberships for staff. Plus, Affiliate Members’ names and logos are publicized on the SBM website year-round for all to see.


  Complimentary SBM Memberships* Discounted Annual Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities** Discounted Mailing List Use Discounted Rates for Job Ads
Level 1 - $2,000 2 memberships 10% Discount 10% Discount 10% Discount
Level 2 - $3,000 3 memberships 15% Discount 15% Discount 15% Discount
Level 3 - $5,000 5 memberships 20% Discount 20% Discount 20% Discount

*These individuals will be able to register for SBM’s Annual Meeting at the reduced SBM member rate. They will also have access to journals and
SIG emails.

**This discount applies to the total sponsorship amount. For example, if you purchased a Level 1 Affiliate Membership ($2,000), a sponsored keynote address ($4,000), and a supporter spotlight email ($1,000), your total discount would be $500 for a support total of $6,500 ($2,000 Affiliate Membership + $4,500 discounted sponsorship opportunities).


Sponsor Opportunities

Promotional Items

Coffee Break - $10,000
Provide a morning coffee break to Annual Meeting Attendees during the poster sessions! Support will cover catering and setup costs. Multiple or split sponsorship will be considered. The sponsor will be acknowledged on onsite signage and in Annual Meeting literature. Branded cups or napkins may be added for an additional cost.

SBM Stride for Science Run/Walk - $8,000* (claimed)
Make some strides in SBM by supporting the Stride for Science Run/Walk. The sponsor will receive recognition on the Run/Walk T-Shirts, Annual Meeting signage, Final Program Pocket Guide, and through four promotional emails. The fee also includes a tent and table for the sponsor to showcase their products and/or programs at the start/finish line, additional signage, snacks, and boxed water.

Robot Ad Wrap - $8,000
A fleet of iPad robots will allow attendees who cannot join in-person to move themselves around all areas of the conference. Affix your company’s wrap ad to the robots for high visibility in all conference spaces. The robots – and your ad – are sure to draw attention.

Registration Bags - $7,500*
This “Green n’ Go” option is the accessory that our 2,000 meeting attendees cannot do without. Your logo can be featured on this versatile carry all made from recycled materials.

Meeting Registration Site Banner Advertisement - $5,000
With the majority of Annual Meeting registrants using the SBM Annual Meeting website, this opportunity offers high visibility of your support. Your company will be prominently featured on the SBM official registration site, reaching an estimated 2,000 meeting registrants.

Lanyards - $4,000* (claimed)
Company logo will appear on all attendee lanyards exposing your brand to approximately 2,000 attendees.

Conference Pens - $3,000*
Do the “write thing” with a sponsorship of one of the most sought after items at the Annual Meeting. Your logo will prominently appear on the pens used throughout the meeting. Pens will be placed in the 2,000 registration bags.

Water Station - $2,000*
Sponsor the strategically placed water stations throughout the venue. Each water station includes signage with your company logo.

Swag Advertisement Inserts - $900-$1,500
One-page advertisement for insertion in the mailed swag bags will expose your information to approximately 2,000 meeting attendees. All inserts must be submitted for SBM approval prior to printing and final copies will be due February 17, 2022. These inserts may be single or double sided, in black and white or full color. Production and shipping costs are the responsibility of the sponsor.

Also offered is the opportunity to provide a mocktail or smoothie recipe card for Annual Meeting attendees. Same rules and conditions apply as the advertisements listed above, though SBM can provide the recipe information upon request. Limited availability.

Size Cost
Beverage Recipe Card (4.25 in. x 5.5 in.) $1,500
Full Page (8.5 in. x 11 in.) $1,200
Half Page (4.25 in. x 5.5 in.) $900

All advertisements are subject to approval by SBM.

*These support opportunities are limited to one applicant and are reserved on a first-come, first served basis. Production and shipping costs are the responsibility of the sponsor.

Program Advertising - $350 - $1,300
The Final Program Pocket Guide is a comprehensive guide to the Annual Meeting, including a complete schedule of Annual Meeting educational events. Advertising in the program with expose your organization to over 2,000 meeting attendees and thousands of SBM website visitors. The deadline to submit an application for advertising in the Final Program Pocket Guide is Friday, January 28, 2022.

Size/Description Cost
Back cover full page, 4 color* $1,300
Inside front cover full page, 4 color* $750
Back cover half page, 4 color $700
Inside back cover full page, 4 color $650
Inside full page, black and white $525
Inside half page, black and white $350


Standalone Broadcast Email - $1,000
This opportunity allows your organization’s message to fall right into every pre-registered SBM attendee’s inbox (approximately 2,000 recipients)! Upon approval of the content and timing, SBM will send your broadcast email from our address to all those registered for the SBM Annual Meeting.

Supporter Spotlight Broadcast Email - $1,000
Have your company highlighted in a supporter spotlight section within our regular Annual Meeting informational emails to members, attendees, and past attendees (approximately 3,500 recipients). You send us the content for approval, and then we put it directly into everyone's inboxes.

Discounted Journal Advertising Opportunity - $500-$850
Supporters can advertise in SBM's academic journals at reduced rates!

  • Package A: $500
    10,000 banner impressions to run on Annals of Behavioral Medicine and Translational Behavioral Medicine
  • Package B: $850
    New Issue alert email for Annals of Behavioral Medicine or Translational Behavioral Medicine

To take advantage of these deals, email Robert Gaddy at Oxford University Press: Robert.Gaddy@oup.com

Push Notification - $500
Deliver your message directly to the home screens of approximately 2,000 attendees. Plan one scheduled custom push notification to go out on the Annual Meeting app to drive engagement and brand awareness, and to encourage attendees to stop by your sponsored or company-hosted session.


Sponsored Sessions

Presidential Keynote Address - $5,000 (claimed)
Become the official sponsor of the SBM Presidential Keynote Address and have your organization stand out at the Annual Meeting. The Presidential Keynote Address will be given by Dr. David Conroy, SBM President.

Keynote Address - $4,000 (three left!)
Sponsor one of SBM’s four premier educational sessions of the Annual Meeting held unopposed with the full Annual Meeting in attendance.

New Member and New Attendee Meet & Greet - $4,000
Introduce your organization to SBM’s newest members during a virtual reception with remarks from SBM’s leaders and Membership Chair. Your organization will be recognized as a supporter during the reception and throughout the Annual Meeting.

Master Lecture - $3,500
Support one of SBM’s Master Lectures featured during the Annual Meeting. Supporters can choose to join SBM in recognizing a true leader in the field through sponsorship of the Distinguished Scientist Master Lecture, or the Jessie Gruman Award for Health Engagement Master Lecture given annually to one SBM Member who has achieved a pioneering research success.

Debates - $2,500
New this year! Sponsor one of two SBM Annual Meeting Debates that are invitation only. Topics for the debates will be announced in November.

Other Sessions - $1,500
Networking Breakout Sessions, Breakfast Roundtables, Courses, Panels, and Symposia taking place over the course of the meeting are all available as additional sponsorship opportunities. Reach out to SBM for information on selecting and sponsoring a specific session; email erehorst@sbm.org.

Additional Opportunities

  • Video Advertisement - $1,000
    All sponsored sessions allow the opportunity to include a 30-second video advertisement (produced at the sponsor's expense) that will be played at the beginning of the presentation. Limit of two video ads per session.


Exhibit Opportunities

Exhibit Booth - $2,500
Exhibit booths at the SBM meeting are placed in the poster hall, where attendees present and view research posters. The poster hall is one of the biggest draws at the Annual Meeting and nearly all attendees visit the poster hall each day. SBM Affiliate Members pay a discounted rate. For more information on Affiliate Membership, please click here. The full booth rental fee is required with your completed application, due Friday, February 18, 2022.

Exhibit Dates and Times
Exhibits will be located in the Holiday Ballroom at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor. While the Exhibit/Poster Hall has open hours throughout the meeting, exhibitors are only required to staff their exhibit booths during the Required Exhibit Hours. Please note that all times are subject to change. Exhibitors will be notified of any changes.

Installation and Dismantlement
Wednesday, April 6, 2022  12 p.m. to 4 p.m.      Exhibit Installation Hours
Saturday, April 9, 2022       12 p.m. to 1 p.m.      Exhibit Dismantlement Hours

Required Exhibit Hours

Wednesday, April 6, 2022  5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Thursday, April 7, 2022       11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Friday, April 8, 2022            11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2022       11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

Open Exhibit/Poster Hall Hours
Wednesday, April 6, 2022  5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Thursday, April 7, 2022       8 a.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Friday, April 8, 2022            8 a.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2022       8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Booth Rental Includes

  • Posting of company name on SBM website, signage, mobile app, and in online program, and printed Final Program Pocket Guide
  • A 10x10 ft. space with flame proof, eight-foot high back wall drape, three food sidewall drape
  • Booth identification sign listing company name
  • One full meeting registration and four Exhibit Hall/Poster Hall only registrations

Assignment of Exhibit Space
Placement of exhibitors is assigned on a first come, first serve basis pending receipt of your application and payment at the SBM national office.

Discounted Broadcast Email - $750
Upon approval of the content and timing, SBM will send your broadcast email from our address to all those who registered for the SBM Annual Meeting. Discounted pricing available only to exhibitors!

Scavenger Hunt Check-In - $500
Meeting attendees will be invited to engage in our Social Media Scavenger Hunt, which will ask participants to take and post photos of features and events throughout the meeting on social media. By selecting this sponsor item, your exhibit booth will be placed on the scavenger hunt checklist, increasing the number of attendee exhibit interactions, improving your booth’s visibility, and enhancing attendee engagement! Sponsorship is limited.


Supporter Benefits Chart

SBM appreciates your support. All supporters receive the benefits and recognition below. The total support fees will determine the support level:

Benefits of Support Premium ($5,000) Platinum ($2,000) Gold ($1,000)
Invitation to attend the Supporter Reception – Meet and network with the leaders of SBM! In attendance will be the SBM Board of Directors and other senior members of the society. X    
One complimentary meeting registration X    
Supporter Ribbons X X  
Link from SBM website to organization's website X X  
Company name & logo on Annual Meeting acknowledgement page on the website X X X
Recognition in future annual meeting literature, including the 2023 Meeting Prospectus X X X
Placement on the Exhibitors & Sponsors list in the Annual Meeting mobile app X X X
Acknowledgement in Final Program Pocket Guide if submitted by January 28, 2022 X X X


Supporter Application

Interested in supporting the 2022 Annual Meeting? Fill out the Supporter Application and Agreement form today!

Looking for other ways to support SBM and our mission of proven science, better health? Click here to view alternative support opportunities.

Important Dates

February 18, 2022
Sponsorship application deadline (note some opportunities are first-come, first-served as indicated above)
April 6-9, 2022
SBM's Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions


For more information about sponsorship inquiries, please contact:
Eli Rehorst, SBM Development Manager
Telephone: 414-918-3156     Email: erehorst@sbm.org


Past Supporters

Past annual meeting supporters and exhibitors have included digital health companies, scientific publishers, universities, health systems, government agencies, and research institutions. Those organizations have chosen to support and exhibit at the annual meeting because it promotes behavioral medicine research, optimal patient care, and better health through behavior change. Additionally, annual meeting exhibitors find an audience that is interested in digital health products that can benefit patient consumers.

To view the full list of our 2021 Annual Meeting Supporters, please click here.


SBM's Proven Science-Better Health Giving Campaign

The Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Board of Directors has launched the “Proven Science—Better Health” Giving Campaign to build members’ skills and more widely disseminate our science to achieve better health for all. We hope you will join us on this journey by giving today.

The General Fund provides resources to cover SBM’s most pressing needs and ensures that membership fees remain affordable. This fund allows us to quickly respond to changes in the field and members’ careers.

The Leadership Development Fund allows SBM to award research grants, travel funds, and training program scholarships to members at all career stages, so they can learn, network, and hone skills.

The Policy Advocacy Fund helps ensure public health laws are based on members’ evidence-based research. With your help, we can build stronger relationships with lawmakers so they make decisions based on science.

The Science Communication Fund allows members’ research to touch real patients’ lives. This fund provides dollars for things like press outreach, member media training, and our Healthy Living articles.

Ways to Give

Donate online or print off a donation or pledge form and mail directly to SBM.

We are increasingly seeing supporters choose to donate shares of stock instead of cash because of the combined tax savings, and have a stock form that you can access here.

Donate In Honor or In Memory through a named award, lectureship, or honor fund.

For more information about making a contribution to SBM, please contact:
Eli Rehorst, SBM Development Manager
Telephone: 414-918-3156     Email: erehorst@sbm.org