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La Belle Vie Cosmetic Surgery - Dr. Tony Mangubat
La Belle Vie Cosmetic Surgery - Dr. Tony Mangubat
La Belle Vie Cosmetic Surgery - Dr. Tony Mangubat
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Los Angeles LGBT Center

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Vending, Advertising & Sponsorship

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Since 2001, Gender Odyssey has been at the forefront in providing a space for professionals and communities—now with events in both Seattle and Los Angeles. The Gender Odyssey Conference is one of the few professional events in the country where you can reach hundreds of transgender and gender-diverse adults and children, their families, care and service providers, advocates, and other professionals.

More and more media attention worldwide is focusing on the stories, needs, and concerns of transgender people. The trans and allied community is a viable and thriving entity more and more recognized both for its diversity and its consumer loyalty to businesses that demonstrate support and inclusivity.

A Gender Odyssey sponsorship, ad, or vending table lets your customers know that you are in the vanguard of human rights and equality for all. Diverse opportunities provide many ways to show your support and access a new market. Whether you are a corporation, business owner, author, doctor, therapist, academician, researcher or non-profit organization, Gender Odyssey offers a wide variety of channels for reaching this audience.

Your cash or in-kind support makes it possible for us to produce this life-changing event each year with a very small staff and otherwise limited resources. In exchange, we can help you be seen as community leaders and allies.

Please consider some of the many available opportunities—or let us design a custom package that fits your specific needs.

Vending at the Conference

Our attendees are looking for businesses and resources relevant to their needs. Last year more than 45 vendors reached people from across the continent at the sold-out Gender Odyssey Seattle vendor fair. You can reach people from across the continent at the often sold out vendor fair.

To ensure inclusion in the program book, please submit your application by:

  • April 30, 2018 for GO Los Angeles
  • June 16, 2018 for GO Seattle

We will accept applications as space allows. We usually sell out all available spaces.

If you have questions, please contact us at vendors@genderodyssey.org.

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Advertising with Gender Odyssey

Conference Program Book

Placing an ad in the Gender Odyssey conference program book is a great way to reach a large audience of trans and gender non-conforming people, their friends, families, and a wide array of health providers. Attendees carry it with them throughout the conference, peruse it over the weekend, and take it home with them as a keepsake. Hundreds of people will see your ad — people who are specifically looking for resources, services, and organizations that are friendly to their needs.

We offer a variety of formats and prices to fit your budget. We encourage you to get your ad in early for best placement. For ad specifications and prices, see the application below.

To ensure inclusion in the program book, please submit your application by:

  • April 30, 2018 for GO Los Angeles
  • June 16, 2018 for GO Seattle

Registration Packet Inserts & Promotional Items

As an alternative or addition to advertising in the program, you may supply flyers, postcards, coupons, or brochures for insertion into our conference registration packets.

To ensure inclusion in the registration bags, items and payment must be received by Gender Odyssey by:

  • June 1, 2018 for GO Los Angeles
  • July 13, 2018 for GO Seattle

Website Advertising

We also offer advertising on our website in the form of 160x160px logos or ad files and a link to your website. Your ad will appear in the lower carousel on the conference home page of your choice (Seattle or LA).

Website ads are accepted at any time; for best results, submit payment and artwork before

  • May 1, 2018 for both conferences

For more information, or if you have other advertising needs or ideas, please don’t hesitate to contact us at sponsorships@genderodyssey.org.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship packages are a very affordable way to show your support and gain a new market. Whether you are a large corporation, small nonprofit, business owner, author, doctor, therapist, academician, or researcher, Gender Odyssey offers a wide variety of opportunities for reaching your target audience. Please take a look at some of the many available sponsorship benefits below, and then complete the application form with your contact information and we will be in touch to discuss which package would work best for you.

Gender Odyssey standard sponsorship opportunities include a plethora of benefits, or we can design one to suit you and your organization. Available benefit options include the following:

  • Underwrite an event such as a keynote or networking reception, a track of programs such as GO Medical, or a conference service such as ASL interpreting or Airline travel
  • Advertise in our program book with options ranging from full page to business card size
  • Insert your promotional flier, coupon, or "swag" in our registration packets
  • Gain visibility with your name, logo, and link on our website
  • Have your logo on our conference banner
  • Have your logo or name printed on our conference badge lanyards
  • Participate in our vendor fair
  • Enjoy complimentary conference passes and experience the richness of our programming
  • Receive a certificate of appreciation to show your support for diversity and inclusion
  • "Meet the Doctor" program, which provides participants with the opportunity to schedule up to five 15-minute private meetings with the participating providers.
  • Much more!