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Application Deadline: May 1, 2020

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An Invitation to Exhibit

Welcome to the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research. We are delighted to extend an invitation to you to exhibit at our conference. Please find listed below information as it pertains to the meeting and the Society for Prevention Research. We are looking forward to working with you.

About the Society for Prevention Research

The Society for Prevention Research is an organization dedicated to advancing scientific investigation on the etiology and prevention of social, physical and mental health, and academic problems and on the translation of that information to promote health and well-being. The multi-disciplinary membership of SPR is international and includes scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy makers who value the conduct and dissemination of prevention science worldwide. Topics of active interest include, but are not limited to:
• Drug, alcohol, and tobacco use and abuse
• Psychiatric disorders and other mental health problems and related comorbidities
• Suicide
• HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases
• Delinquency, crime, and violence
• Child abuse
• Cancer
• Diabetes
• Obesity
• Cardiovascular disease
• Marital and couple distress
• Adolescent pregnancy
• School and work participation performance
• Physical illness and injury

Meeting Attendee Profile

The Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting brings together a broad spectrum of researchers in the field of prevention. Attendees include the world’s senior prevention researchers as well as those who will become recognized leaders in the near future. Members are affiliated as follows: 75% are faculty members from universities or non-profit research institutes; 4% work for state or federal government agencies; 3% are affiliated with private research firms. The annual meeting is attended by those seeking the latest knowledge, tools and skills for addressing the social issues facing the nation and the world. The 2019 meeting held in San Francisco, CA had over 850 participants.

What Types of Organizations Should Exhibit

Organizations that market product and services that might be used by researchers or wish to market research-based prevention products and services to schools, communities, and other social agencies.

General Exhibit Information

The Society for Prevention Research will offer space in the exhibit area for organizations interested in displaying products and services related to this conference and to the professional education of the attendees of the Society for Prevention Research. The Society for Prevention Research reserves the right to determine the eligibility of all exhibitor applicants.

Application Procedures

To apply for exhibit space, complete the enclosed application form and return with full payment of $1,000 per exhibit space to the Society for Prevention Research. The deadline for inclusion is May 1, 2020. Space is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Payment must be received in order for SPR to consider the application.

Prices and Terms of Payment

All display areas are $1,000, payable in full with signed contract. Both credit cards and checks will be accepted as payment. Payment must be received in order for SPR to consider the application.

Registration and Housing

Exhibitor fees include meeting registration for one attendee per exhibiting organization. Exhibitor registrations must be received by May 1, 2020. Room reservations must be made separately by the exhibitor. Discounted rooms at the Hyatt Regency Washington are available at $224 single/double per night (exclusive of applicable taxes). Reserve by May 1, 2020 to receive the SPR discount. Call Hyatt Reservations at 1 888-421-1442 and mention the Society for Prevention Research discount rate.

Exhibitor Details

All exhibitors receive one six-foot table, draped and skirted with power (as needed), two chairs and wastebasket.


Attn:  your contact person’s name
Hyatt Regency Washington
400 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

Key Dates

May 1, 2020: Deadline for applications to exhibit
May 1, 2020: Cancellation deadline
May 1, 2020:   Deadline for discounted Hyatt Regency Washington guestroom reservations
May 26, 2020: Exhibitor move-in and registration
May 26, 2020: Pre-conference workshops, opening reception, evening Poster Session I and NIDA International Poster Session
May 27-May 29, 2020: Annual Meeting
May 29, 2020: Exhibitor move-out (not to take place prior to 1:00 pm)