Pulse Check 2016

Join us as we celebrate our 76th year!


September 29, 2016 - October2, 2016

Albany Marriott • Wolf Road - Albany, NY

We invite you to join the ENERGY & VISION of PULSE CHECK 2016!

GENERAL INFORMATION

The New York State Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Association is pleased to announce that its 61st Annual Conference & Trade Show—PULSE CHECK 2016—will take place in Albany on September 29 – October 2, 2016.  First Responders, EMT’s, Paramedics and many others who represent Emergency Medical Services in the Empire State and nearby New Jersey and New England states will come together at the Albany Marriott for professional development, continuing education, to learn about the latest trends, practices, equipment and technology—and to celebrate our industry and the accomplishments of NYSVARA!

Our Conference & Trade Show continues to grow every year. It attracts top quality speakers who continue to bring new, interesting and cutting-edge seminar topics to our attendees.  This event gives your company an opportunity to introduce your new products and services, expand your contacts across New York State, recruit new buyers, and heighten awareness of all that you offer!      

DON’T MISS OUT!  Become a major sponsor, exhibitor, or advertiser and make an impact on New York State’s and the region’s First Responders and EMS professionals! We look forward to seeing you in Albany!

     - The 61st Conference & Trade Show Planning Committee

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

  • Conference opens on Thursday, September 29th with the successful 8 hour Pre-Conference Core Content Refresher Program.   Trade Show floor access
  • The Trade Show will run:
    Friday, September 30th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, October 1st from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday will feature two major educational tracks.
  • The Annual EMS Drill Skills Challenge will take place on Friday evening.
  • NYSVARA’s Annual Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday evening.
  • The Conference closes out on Sunday, October 2nd with the popular “Three Wise Men” featured seminar and Board of Directors Meeting. 

*** Click here for the 2016 Schedule ***

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CLICK HERE to Book your Hotel Online now for PULSE CHECK 2016 and $AVE!

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES - ADVERTISING - VENDOR & EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

2016 Major sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Level - $10,000.00

  • Premier trade show floor location
  • Company logo included on all event publicity
  • Sponsor banner on convention floor
  • Company introduction at event
  • 1 year advertising on NYSVARA’s new website (with hyperlink)
  • Full page conference program advertisement
  • Special thank you listing on website & newsletter
  • Special mention during convention events
  • Complete listing of names & addresses of attending agencies
  • Convention bag contributor
  • Opportunity for timed product/service demonstration on the show floor (demonstration will be scheduled in program and publicly announced)

Gold Level - $5,000.00

  • Premier trade show floor location
  • 1 year advertising on NYSVARA’s new website (with hyperlink)
  • Full page conference program advertisement
  • Special thank you listing on website & newsletter
  • Special mention during convention events
  • Complete listing of names & addresses of attending agencies
  • Convention bag contributor
  • Opportunity for timed product/service demonstration on the show floor (demonstration will be scheduled in program and publicly announced)

Silver Level - $2,000.00

  • Major trade show floor location
  • 6 months of advertising on NYSVARA’s new website (with hyperlink)
  • Half page convention program advertisement
  • Special thank you listing on website & newsletter
  • Special mention during convention events
  • Complete listing of names & addresses of attending agencies
  • Convention bag contributor

Bronze Level - $1,000.00

  • Major trade show floor location
  • 6 months of company logo placement on NYSVARA’s new website (no hyperlink)
  • Quarter page convention program advertisement
  • Special thank you listing on website & newsletter
  • Special mention during convention events
  • Complete listing of names & addresses of attending agencies
  • Convention bag contributor

Click here for 2016 Sponsor Contract.

Click here for complete your sponsorship or vendor registration on line now!

2016 Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

A great way to increase your visibility with conference attendees!

Trade Show Lunch (Friday & Saturday) - $2,000.00

Great visibility right on show floor!  Company logo and acknowledgment on all lunch materials; introduction at lunch; special listing in convention materials.

Banquet Cocktail Hour (Saturday Evening) - $1,500.00

Conference signature drink created and named after your company; special introduction during the cocktail hour; company logo and acknowledgment on all banquet materials; special listing in conference materials.

Conference Hospitality Bags - $1,000.00

Item carries PULSE CHECK & your company logo

Conference Giveaway - $750.00

Item carries PULSE CHECK & your company logo

Conference Seminar - $500.00

Signage at session & your company logo in program

Conference Coffee Break - $300.00

Signage at break & your company logo in program

Click here for 2016 Sponsor Contract.

Click here for complete your sponsorship or vendor registration on line now!

2016 EMS Skill Drill Challenge Trophy Sponsorship

Help support a very important part of PULSE CHECK—recognition at our annual EMS
Skills Drill Challenge. There are a number of Trophy Sponsorships available, including:

Overall Winner Trophies
Large Team Trophy & 5 Individual Trophies

$500.00

Drill Trophies 1st Place
Medical/Youth; Trauma/Youth; Medical/Adult; Trauma/Adult

$250.00 each

Drill Trophies 2nd Place
Medical/Youth; Trauma/Youth; Medical/Adult; Trauma/Adult

$200.00 each

Drill Trophies 3rd Place
Medical/Youth; Trauma/Youth; Medical/Adult; Trauma/Adult

$150.00 each

 

Click here for 2016 Sponsor Contract.

Click here for complete your sponsorship or vendor registration on line now!

2016 Pulse Check Commemorative Journal Advertising Rates

A full color program given to every conference attendee; after the event, it will be prominently placed and promoted on NYSVARA’s new website and e-blasted out to all members ensuring maximum exposure for conference supporters.

Back Cover

   $750.00  SOLD

 Inside Back Cover

   $500.00

Inside Front Cover

   $500.00

Full Page

   $400.00

Half Page

   $200.00

Quarter Page

   $100.00

Business Card

     $50.00

 

Click here for 2016 Sponsor Contract.

Click here for complete your sponsorship or vendor registration on line now!

2016 Pulse Check Exhibitor-Vendor Information & Contract

 

Exhibitor - $500.00

  • Trade show floor location
  • Sponsor listing with company logo in convention program
  • Special thank you listing on website & newsletter
  • Special mention during convention events
  • Complete listing of all attendees names & addresses
  • Convention bag contributor

 

Our conference set-up allows for maximum exposure of company sponsors and exhibitors. Standard display booth area is 10 x 8 feet with skirted 6 foot table, pipe and drape set-up & 2 chairs.

Electrical Outlets are available for $35.00/each. To reserve, please indicate on contract.

Free Wi-Fi Internet access is available throughout the Trade Show Area.  

Trade Show placement assigned on first come-first served basis/sponsorship level. 

Ambulances will be in a separate display area—directly off the show floor area and readily accessible. Ambulance spaces assigned on a first come-first served basis/sponsorship level. 

Trade Show Hours of Operation
Thursday, September 29th – Set-up can be done in the afternoon and early evening.
Friday, September 30th – Must be set-up by 8:30 a.m. for 9:00 a.m. opening; close at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 1st – Must be set-up by 8:30 a.m. for 9:00 a.m. opening; close at 3:00 p.m.
Exhibitors may breakdown immediately following the closing of the Trade Show floor.
Exhibitors must remain open for the hours indicated on Friday and Saturday. 

Cancellation Policy
If a vendor needs to cancel all of part of the display area contracted, the vendor will be liable for the following:  50% of total display space fee for cancellations received in writing 10 days or more prior to first day of conference. If a contract is signed less than 7 days to the first day of the conference, no refunds will be given for cancellations.

Liability
The vendor is responsible for the proper installation, removal, occupancy, control and use of the display area, including the outside parking exhibition area.  Pulse Check & NYSVARA will not be responsible and held harmless for any loss or injury resulting from fire, theft, or any cause whatsoever at the conference. 

Accommodations
All sponsors and professional partners are encouraged to arrange their accommodations at the Albany Marriott, the PULSE CHECK Conference Headquarters Hotel. A special convention rate of $146.00 is available. Call 518-458-8444 or 800-443-8952 to make your reservations. Tell them you are with PULSE CHECK/NYSVARA room block.

 

Click here for 2016 Sponsor Contract.

Click here for complete your sponsorship or vendor registration on line now!

 

 

 

 

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Click Here to Register Now!

SPECIAL AWARD NOMINATIONS

Special Award Categories and Requirements

Click Here to Complete your nomination!

SPEAKER INFORMATION / RESOURCES

  • The Pulse Check 2016 Call for Speakers is now closed.
  • Any questions or speaker related issues should be addressed to Mike McEvoy at mcevoymike@aol.com

Past Participant Resources

2014 Course Materials

The following materials are presented for participants use. They are intended to be used for educational use only. Any commercial use (ANYTHING which generates revenue) is strictly prohibited.

Please contact the speaker for permission for other uses.

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2013 Course Materials

The following materials are presented for participants use. They are intended to be used for educational use only. Any commercial use (ANYTHING which generates revenue) is strictly prohibited.

Please contact the speaker for permission for other uses.

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2012 Course Materials

The following materials are presented for participants use. They are intended to be used for educational use only. Any commercial use (ANYTHING which generates revenue) is strictly prohibited.

Please contact the speaker for permission for other uses.

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Presenter Material File Type
Batty Adams Apple Eves Jugular PDF
Beebe Knock Knock PDF
Beebe So You're On The Board PDF
Bishop Picking Up the Pieces PDF
Booth Glove Love PDF
Burns Unspoken Rules PDF
Duckworth Talk Links PDF
Dworsky Dirty Business Infection Control PDF
Dworsky Safety Is No Accident PDF
ESCAPE Program Handout PDF
Fried Chemical Suicides PDF
Fried EMS Leadership PDF
Ianuzzi Controversies in Trauma Care PDF
Konig Telling Our Own Story PDF
McNeill Cracking Cases PDF
McNeill Extreme Safety Makeover PDF
Mineo Ready or Not PDF
Olson 24 Hours No Problem PDF
Olson EMS mythbusters PDF
Olson Sleep Reference List PDF
Rabrich Chest Trauma PDF
Rabrich Smokin Hot Lung Disease PDF
Raheb Implementing Driver Simulation PDF
Reissman Careers Reference List PDF
Reissman Emergency Management Career PDF
Ryno EMS Billing Pitfalls PDF
Ryno Grant Preparation PDF
Syrett Deadly Overdoses PDF
Syrett Over Under Hot Cold PDF
Tornstrom Are You Kidding PDF

2011 Course Materials

Pulse Check

The following materials are presented for participants use. They are intended to be used for educational use only. Any commercial use (ANYTHING which generates revenue) is strictly prohibited.

Please contact the speaker for permission for other uses.

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2010 Course Materials

Pulse Check 2010

These materials have been presented as a courtesy to the conference attendees. Please note that speaker materials are intended to augment the speaker's presentation and are not intended to convey an entire presentation. Furthermore, the use of these materials by others may result in a misinterpretation of the delivery, content, etc.

If you have any follow on questions, we urge you to contact the speakers directly.

Any reproduction or use of these materials to genrate any type of income is stricly prohibited.

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