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Guru Bars Application

A separate application must be submitted for each request.

For sponsors looking for a budget friendly presentation option in the Exhibit Hall, the Guru Bar is the perfect choice and available May 19, 20, and 21. Guru Bar presentations provide an intimate venue for sponsors to directly engage with up to 25 attendees. The sponsor is given the opportunity to do a brief presentation and then engage the audience with a challenge or question to prompt discussion. Guru Bars are organized by categories of interest:
  Guru Bars 1 and 2 - Education/Awareness/Prevention or Diagnosis
  Guru Bars 3 and 4 – Treatment or Adherence/Compliance.

Guru bars are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All programs are non-accredited and cannot be used to create CME/CE/MOC content post-conference.

  1. September 27, 2018 — Online application opens at 11:30 a.m. EST
  2. Placement occurs in order of application receipt within one week of submission
  3. Contract and invoice sent to sponsor
  4. Completed contract due back to the ATS within 30 days of receipt
  5. January 18, 2019 — Full Payment due, programs are non-refundable after this date
  6. February 27, 2019 — Program title, speaker list and description due


The Guru Bar sponsorship fee includes the following:

  • Ottoman seating for 25 people with standing room around the perimeter
  • A standard A/V package comprised of monitor, speakers, wireless microphone, and laptop computer
  • Listing on ATS-provided signage at the Guru Bar
  • Listing in pre-conference and onsite marketing materials
  • Listing on the ATS 2019 International Conference website and the conference mobile app
  • Complimentary, attendee pre-registration list for one-time use


Cancellation with a signed contract before January 18, 2019 will result in a $500 cancellation fee. No refunds are available after January 18, 2019 and full payment is due. Funds cannot be applied to other opportunities.


Please indicate the company responsible for the contract: *
Agency/Medical Education Communication Company (MECC)

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(Programs are approved and placed based on the disease state provided. See contract for more details.)



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Please indicate your top 5 preferred choices. Assignment occurs on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please submit a separate application for each request.

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If my preferred time slot is not available, I would like to be considered for an alternative time or on an alternative day. *

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Please indicate how you want to promote your Guru Bar:
(A member of the Ascend Integrated Media team will contact you to coordinate your promotional plan)

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