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Opportunities to Connect with Maryland Psychiatrists
Maryland Psychiatric Society, the state medical specialty organization representing more than 700 psychiatrists, offers a variety of ways to communicate directly with its members. Whether it be news about job openings, insurance offerings, behavioral health services, medications, continuing medical education programs or other information of interest to psychiatrists, we are happy to assist in getting the word out. Following are our standard options, but we are open to new ideas or suggestions. Contact Meagan Floyd at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-625-0232.
Advertising Opportunities Create or Maintain a Presence
MPS News: a monthly, full color, e-publication that is sent directly to all members.
- Classified ads (text only) ads – Classified ads include a 30-day listing on the MPS website mdpsych.org for that month’s issue.
- Display ads (formatted for specified size, with logo, etc.) Display ads can also be posted online, if desired.
All ad orders close on the 20th of the preceding month. Click here for rates.
Online Only Ads – If an urgent need arises and the next issue of MPS News would require waiting too long, ads can be posted on the MPS website ASAP for the same rates indicated above.
The Maryland Psychiatrist: Published two or three times per year, this journal-style full color, e-publication is sent directly to all members. It includes display ads only. Click here for rates.
MPS Membership Directory: MPS members consistently rank the annual directory high among their membership benefits since it is an excellent reference tool for information and referrals. This print publication is sent directly to all members. Advertisers receive a complimentary copy with their purchase. The Directory includes display ads only. Deadline to reserve ads is July 30th. Click here for rates.
Direct Mail Opportunities Offer Flexibility
Mailing Label Rental: Electronic labels, sent directly to a mail house, or a set of peel and stick labels sent via USPS are both available. All label rentals are one-time use only. Material must be submitted to the MPS office for approval prior to mailing. This option gives the most flexibility for delivering the content desired with optimal timing. Click here for rates.
E-Blast: Email forwarding service to MPS members for outside organizations. Material must be submitted to the MPS office for approval prior to email being sent. Email will be sent by the MPS office to directly members. This option also accommodates timing considerations. Click here for rates.
Support and Display Opportunities Maximize Personal Contact
Resident/Fellow Trivia Night: Held in the evening on a weekday in January at a venue in downtown Baltimore. Teams of residents and fellows compete for cash prizes. This is our highest attended, and highest ranked event among our resident and fellow members. Limited support opportunities in the amount of $1000 are available, which includes a display table with 2 representatives at the event. A list of attendee names is available after the event.
Spring CME Activity: Held the evening of Wednesday April 15, 2020 in Baltimore, this meeting is offered in conjunction with MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society. Attendance averages 50 physicians. Support at the $500 level includes a display table with 2 representatives at the event. A list of attendee names is available after the event.
MPS Annual Dinner Meeting: On Thursday April 2, 2020 at Martin’s West in the Baltimore metro area, this is a social and networking event that celebrates the year’s achievements and the official change of officers. Winners of the Best Paper Award and Best Poster Contest are presented. The meeting usually draws an attendance of around 100. Supporters are recognized in all promotional materials. Display tables are not available.
$1500 Gold – Full page ad in the program booklet plus 2 tickets to the dinner
$1000 Silver – Half page ad in the program booklet
$500 Bronze – Quarter page ad in the program booklet
2020 Southern Psychiatric Association & Maryland Psychiatric Meeting: This outstanding conference will be held September 9th-12th at The Royal Sonesta Hotel in Baltimore. Exhibitor benefits include acknowledgement in SPA and MPS 2020 communications, final program, and a special newsletter to all members highlighting exhibitors. Click here for rates and information.
- One 6’ table at the meeting with up to two representatives
- Final attendee list (name, city, state only)
- Up to 200-word product description in a newsletter.
Career & Practice Night: Held in October in downtown Baltimore, this happy hour event is offered free to psychiatric residents and fellows as well as practicing psychiatrists. It is an excellent opportunity to meet candidates and increase your presence in Maryland. Early in the evening, vendors provide brief, 2-minute introductions, after which everyone mingles and enjoys refreshments. Display tables cost $600 and up to two representatives may attend. Vendors are featured on MPS social media accounts, and in MPS News. A list of attendee names is available after the event.
Psychopharmacology CME Event: To be held Saturday November 14, 2020 at the Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt, this full-day, CME meeting consistently draws an attendance of 150. Display opportunities are available for $850, which includes a display table with 2 representatives at the event. Vendors are featured on MPS social media accounts, and in the MPS News. A list of attendee names is available after the event.