ICNMD 2024

Sponsorship & Exhibits Options

ICNMD is an excellent opportunity to interact with a diverse group of clinicians, scientists, students, and industry professionals involved with muscular dystrophies, other myopathies, myasthenia gravis, polyneuropathies, spinal cord disorders, and neurofibromatosis, to list only a few. Over 1,000 clinicians and scientists from around the world are expected to attend.

Increase your visibility and organization’s exposure to national and international markets by becoming a sponsor and/or exhibitor or by holding an industry-supported symposium at this outstanding and important Congress.

Please see below for background information, past event information, exhibit pricing, and other sponsorship options.

Statistics on Current and Past Editions

Statistics on ICNMD Congresses (click to expand)

Event Attendance

2024Perth, Australia 1,000 exp.2014Nice, France900
2022Brussels, Belgium1,2502010Naples, Italy800
2021Virtual, Worldwide1,3502006Istanbul, Turkey1,500
2018Vienna, Austria1,4002002Vancouver, Canada900
2016Toronto, Canada8001998Adelaide, Australia1,200

Demographics & Statistics

Regional statistics from past ICNMD editions:

ICNMD 2022
(Belgium, Europe)
ICNMD 2021
(virtual, worldwide)
ICNMD 2018
(Austria, Europe)
ICNMD 2016
(Canada, North America)
  • Europe 74%
  • North America 15%
  • Asia 5%
  • Latin America 4%
  • Middle East & Africa 2%
  • Europe 59%
  • North America 20%
  • Latin America 8%
  • Asia 8%
  • Middle East & Africa 5%
  • Europe 66%
  • North America 17%
  • Asia 11%
  • Middle East & Africa 4%
  • Latin America 2%
  • North America 66%
  • Europe 19%
  • Asia 9%
  • Middle East & Africa 3%
  • Latin America 3%

Category statistics from past ICNMD editions:

ICNMD 2022
(Belgium, Europe)
ICNMD 2021
(virtual, worldwide)
ICNMD 2018
(Austria, Europe)
ICNMD 2016
(Canada, North America)
  • Healthcare Professionals 47%
  • Industry 37%
  • Academics (non HCP) 7%
  • Patient Organizations 1%
  • Other 8%
  • Healthcare Professionals 36%
  • Industry 31%
  • Academics * 31%
  • Patient Organizations 1%
  • Other 1%
  • Healthcare Professionals 36%
  • Industry 33%
  • Academics * 23%
  • Patient organizations 1%
  • Other 8%
  • Healthcare Professionals 40%
  • Industry 33%
  • Academics * 12%
  • Patient organizations 7%
  • Other 7%

* Some (most) of which are HCP

Past Sponsors & Exhibitors (click to expand)
  • Akashi Therapeutics
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Amylyx Pharmaceuticals
  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals
  • argenx
  • Astellas Gene Therapies
  • Augustine Therapeutics
  • Biogen
  • Cerevel Therapeutics
  • BioMarin Pharmaceutical
  • Canon/Toshiba Medical Systems
  • CSL Behring
  • Dyne Therapeutics
  • Fulcrum Therapeutics
  • GE Healthcare
  • Genea Biocells
  • GeneDx
  • Grifols
  • Grupo Ferrer
  • Healx
  • Idera Pharmaceuticals
  • Italfarmaco
  • iThera Medical
  • Janssen Pharmaceutical
  • Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases
  • LFB Biomedicaments
  • LifeLabs Genetics
  • Lupin Neurosciences
  • MGZ – Medical Genetics Center
  • Novartis Gene Therapies
  • Octapharma
  • Pharnext
  • Pfizer
  • Philips Healthcare
  • PTC Therapeutics
  • Roche
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Santhera Pharmaceuticals
  • Sarepta Therapeutics
  • Scholar Rock
  • SERB
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Terumo BCT
  • UCB Biopharma
  • Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical

Interested in Exhibiting?

Exhibit Opportunities & Exhibit Hours (click to expand)

The exhibition is a vital part of the ICNMD Congress. Every effort will be made to ensure that all exhibitors receive prime exposure and direct marketing opportunities with key players and decision makers in the field. Efforts include but are not limited to:

  • Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
  • Morning and afternoon networking breaks in the Exhibit Hall on all Congress days
  • Charging lounge and poster presentations in the Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Options

 Regular SpaceNon-Profit Space
Early Rate, per booth *AUD 9,000
(EUR 5,500)
AUD 1,500
(EUR 1,000)
Regular Rate, per boothAUD 10,500
(EUR 6,500)
AUD 1,500
(EUR 1,000)
Description9 m24 m2

* Early Rate: until 30 April 2024
Regular Rate: after 30 April 2024

Please note: 10% GST will be added for all companies (Australian and non-Australian).

Included with each Regular Space booth purchase:

  • Shell scheme exhibit space (or exhibitor can choose custom build)
  • Table + 2 chairs included with shell scheme (carpet included, electricity TBC)
  • Panel with organization name
  • Two (2) complimentary exhibitor badges, Exhibit Hall access only
  • Four (4) additional exhibitor badges (AUD 550* per badge), Exhibit Hall access only
  • One (1) Congress badge at discounted exhibitor rate (AUD 1,000* per badge), access to Exhibit Hall and all Congress sessions
  • Listing with company logo, 50-word description and web link on Congress website, onsite program and mobile app

* Registration rates are exclusive of 10% GST.

Level sponsors have first choice in selecting booth location, followed by exhibitors on a “first-booked, first-served” basis. No exhibitor may sub-let or share with another exhibitor.


Non-Profit Spaces

Exhibitors who are defined as not-for-profit organizations are eligible to receive a reduced rate for a maximum of one (1) tabletop display (4 m2 space with table and 2 chairs). Assignment of space will be confined to a specific area on the floorplan. Non-profit exhibitors do not have the option to choose space in other locations on the exhibit floor at this reduced rate. Additional booths will be charged at the regular booth rate.


Exhibit Hours

  • Friday 25 October: 19:00 – 21:00 (Welcome Reception)
  • Saturday 26 October: 10:30 – 16:15
  • Sunday 27 October: 10:30 – 16:15
  • Monday 28 October: 10:30 – 16:15

(Times subject to change)

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Industry-Supported Symposia (click to expand)

Please note: 10% GST will be added for Australian companies.

The Congress offers opportunities for your company to host non-exclusive Breakfast, Luncheon or Evening symposia.

Luncheon Symposia
AUD 90,000 each (EUR 55,000)

Saturday 26 October, Sunday 27 October, Monday 28 October and Tuesday 29 October: 13:00 – 14:00 (subject to change)
Limited to three (3) symposia per time slot, except two (2) on Tuesday

  • Saturday 26 October – 3 SOLD – SOLD OUT
  • Sunday 27 October – 3 SOLD – SOLD OUT
  • Monday 28 October – 3 SOLD – SOLD OUT
  • Tuesday 29 October – 2 SOLD – SOLD OUT

Breakfast Symposia
AUD 40,000 each (EUR 25,000)

Sunday 27 October and Monday 28 October: 07:00 – 08:00 (subject to change)
Limited to two (2) symposia per time slot

  • Sunday 27 October – 1 available, 1 on hold
  • Monday 28 October – 2 available

As the sponsor of an Industry Symposium, you will:

  • Have the use of a meeting room at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre for the duration of the symposium. You are permitted to hold the meeting at another property; however the same fee applies, and meeting space & AV package will not be available through the Congress Secretariat, but will be at your own expense
  • Receive a basic AV package with projector and screen, microphone at the podium, audience microphones, and a head table with microphones
  • Be listed on the Congress website and in the onsite program, with symposium description and hyperlink to company’s own event page (if desired)
  • Include a complimentary delegate bag insert promoting your symposium (supplied by Sponsor; insert to be approved by Congress Secretariat)
  • Be listed in a summary e-blast highlighting all symposia, sent through the Congress Secretariat to all registered delegates prior to the Congress

Important Information:

  • Prices above do not include food and beverage; food and beverage can be ordered from the official catering provider via the Congress Secretariat
  • Only basic AV is included. Additional AV equipment can be ordered from the official AV supplier via the Congress Secretariat

The Sponsor must provide the symposium program as well as presentation slides to the Congress Secretariat, for approval by the Organizing Committee, closer to the Congress dates. Details will be communicated in the next few months.

While CME accreditation is *not mandatory* for Industry-Supported Symposia, sponsors are welcome to seek accreditation of their symposium on their own.

In any case, the information discussed must be presented in an objective, balanced and scientifically rigorous manner. The content and format of the symposium or its related materials must promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest or a commercial interest. Titles must be indicative of the program topics.

Onsite, Print & Digital Advertising (click to expand)

Please note: 10% GST will be added for Australian companies.

Onsite Advertising

Footprint decals in Exhibit Hall, each

AUD 5,000
(EUR 3,000)

Wall branding, each (beside symposium room or hospitality suite)

AUD 10,000
(EUR 6,000)

Digital Screen on Exhibit Hall Level (Exclusive)

AUD 15,000
(EUR 10,000)

Digital Screen on Session Room Level (Exclusive)

AUD 20,000 – SOLD
(EUR 12,000)

Stairs to Exhibit Hall (Exclusive)

AUD 25,000SOLD
(EUR 15,000)

Congress Program Advertising

Full-Page Ad in digital Program Book, each

AUD 8,000
(EUR 5,000)

Full-Page Ad in printed Pocket Program & digital Program Book, each – 4 max (3 SOLD, 1 available)

AUD 12,000
(EUR 8,000)

Inside Back Cover in printed Pocket Program & digital Program Book (Exclusive)

AUD 20,000
(EUR 12,000)

Outside Back Cover in printed Pocket Program & digital Program Book (Exclusive)

AUD 25,000
(EUR 15,000)

Booth Pin & Full-Page Ad in printed Exhibit/Congress Map (Exclusive)

AUD 25,000
(EUR 15,000)

Digital Advertising

Social Media Post, per post 1

AUD 5,500
(EUR 3,500)

Enhanced Exhibitor Listing

AUD 5,500
(EUR 3,500)

Banner Ad on Congress Website, per month

AUD 8,000
(EUR 5,000)

Banner Ad in Initial Registration Email (Exclusive) 2

AUD 12,000
(EUR 8,000)

Banner Ad in Final Confirmation Email (Exclusive) 2

AUD 16,000 – SOLD
(EUR 10,000)

1 Each post to be posted on all 3 platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn).
2 Each delegate will receive an initial confirmation email at time of registration. All confirmed delegates will receive a final confirmation email a few days before the Congress. Your custom banner will be displayed in the body of the email.

Sponsor will be responsible for providing the advertisement in high-resolution, print-ready format as per specifications to be communicated by the Congress Secretariat.

Marketing & Networking Items (click to expand)

Please note: 10% GST will be added for Australian companies.

Choose from a variety of marketing items to increase your exposure and visibility.

Meeting Room/Office Space, per dayAUD 9,500
(EUR 6,000)

Limited meeting/office space is available at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre for you to host reviews, hospitality suites, staff offices, press rooms, etc.

The meeting/office space comes with basic AV package, including projector and screen.

For this one item, 10% GST will be added for all companies (Australian and non-Australian).

 Delegate Bag Insert, eachAUD 9,500
(EUR 6,000)

A one-page flyer or brochure of educational value will be included in each delegate bag, with prior approval from the Congress Secretariat.

Production and shipping costs are the responsibility of the Sponsor.

 Volunteer Shirts (Exclusive)AUD 16,000
(EUR 10,000)

Volunteers are necessary to ensure the Congress runs smoothly. All volunteers wear shirts for clear identification.

As the exclusive sponsor of the Volunteer Shirts, you will have your logo on the shirts along with the Congress logo.

Delegate Help Desk (Exclusive)AUD 25,000
(EUR 15,000)

The Delegate Help Desk will be located within the registration area at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Multilingual staff will be available to assist delegates with any questions they may have regarding the Congress, the Scientific Program, or Perth.

As the exclusive sponsor of the Delegate Help Desk, you will have the desk branded with your logo or custom design.

Poster Session (Exclusive)AUD 25,000
(EUR 15,000)

Abstracts accepted for poster presentations will be displayed on poster boards in the Exhibit Hall. Presenters will be present twice daily during both refreshment breaks to answer questions and discuss their research with delegates.

As the sponsor of the Poster Session, you will:

  • Have the opportunity to position one or more custom free-standing banner(s) around the poster boards (banner(s) supplied by Sponsor; maximum size 3’ x 5’)
  • Have your logo displayed on all poster signs on the poster boards and on all relevant signage associated with the Poster Session
Charging Lounge (Exclusive)AUD 35,000
(EUR 20,000)

The Charging Lounge will allow attendees to power up their mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and other electronic devices for free. This lounge will be in high demand and can be placed in the Exhibit Hall near your booth.

As the exclusive sponsor of the Charging Lounge, you will:

  • Have the Charging Lounge branded with your logo or custom design
  • Have the opportunity to position a custom free-standing banner in the Charging Lounge (banner supplied by Sponsor; maximum size 3’ x 5’)
  • Have the opportunity to place promotional materials in the Charging Lounge
Welcome Reception (Exclusive)AUD 35,000
(EUR 20,000)

The Welcome Reception is the official opening of the Congress, providing delegates and exhibitors with the opportunity to mix and mingle, and increase professional connections.

As the exclusive sponsor of the Welcome Reception, you will:

  • Have your logo branded on directional signage to the Welcome Reception
  • Have table top cards with your logo on all food and beverage stations during the Welcome Reception
  • Receive five (5) invitations to the Welcome Reception for non-delegates

If you are a pharmaceutical company, please check with your internal compliance team as your rules may not allow this item.

Wireless Internet (Exclusive)AUD 40,000
(EUR 25,000)

Wireless internet will be available throughout the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre at no charge allowing delegates to use the Congress onsite mobile app to view the scientific program, access abstracts, or connect with other delegates and colleagues. This item is only available to official Level sponsors of the Congress.

As the exclusive sponsor of the Wireless Internet, you will:

  • Have your logo displayed on all relevant signage associated with the wireless internet
  • Have your custom graphic displayed on the access page of the wireless network
Digital Info Board (Exclusive)AUD 50,000
(EUR 30,000

A digital board will enable delegates to post messages for each other. It will also serve as a social media wall, keeping track of posts & interactions through Facebook, Twitter and the official mobile app through a social media leaderboard. This item is only available to official Level sponsors of the Congress.

As the exclusive sponsor of the Digital Info Board, you will:

  • Have the Board branded with your logo or custom design
  • Have the opportunity to publish three (3) promoted messages on the Board per day
Hotel Key Cards (Exclusive)AUD 60,000 – SOLD
(EUR 35,000)

The Headquarter Hotel near the venue will offer the opportunity to custom brand their hotel key cards. This is a unique opportunity to put your branding in the hands of most delegates. This item is only available to Diamond Level sponsors.

Please note: production costs are not included in the sponsorship price, please consult with the Congress Secretariat.

Onsite Mobile App (Exclusive)AUD 65,000 – SOLD
(EUR 40,000)

The Onsite Mobile App will be provided to delegates free of charge and will be available for most iOS and Android mobile devices. This item is only available to Diamond Level sponsors.

The mobile app will include the full scientific program, the exhibit floorplan including exhibitor biographies, and general Congress, venue and local information. Timely updates about any onsite program changes or important announcements will be sent through the app via notification alerts.

As the exclusive sponsor of the Onsite Mobile App, you will:

  • Have your logo and 50-word write-up displayed in a Sponsored App Section
  • Have the opportunity to have one (1) pinned promoted message and one (1) push notification per day
  • Have a banner ad displayed at the bottom of non-program-related mobile app pages
Sponsorship Levels & Benefits (click to expand)

To reach a sponsorship level, you can:

  • pick “a-la-carte” items from the options above (exhibit items as well as sponsorship/marketing items), or
  • make a general contribution to the Congress, or
  • choose a combination of these two options: if the total of your “a-la-carte” items doesn’t reach the minimum amount for the sponsorship level of your choice, simply add a general contribution amount.

Upon reaching one of the amounts mentioned below, you will unlock the benefits associated with the respective sponsorship level, in addition to the specific benefits associated with each “a-la-carte” items you will have chosen.

Please note: 10% GST will be added for Australian companies.

Acknowledgement on website, program, signage, mobile app
Complimentary Congress registrations128421
Complimentary Exhibit booths *221

* In addition to the booths you may have chosen to add to your shopping list to reach one of the sponsorship levels.


You chose 2 regular booths, a luncheon seminar, the outside back cover ad, and the hotel key card branding. Your total reaches AUD 136,000. You wish to be a Gold Sponsor. You can choose additional items and/or add a general contribution to the Congress of AUD 4,000 to bring your total to AUD 140,000 and unlock the following benefits:

  • Acknowledgement as Gold Sponsor on all media
  • 4 complimentary Congress registrations
  • 1 additional complimentary exhibit booth (becoming a 3-booth space)

Our experienced Sponsorship & Exhibits Sales Manager will work closely with you to customize the best package to achieve your specific organization’s goals.

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Contact Us

Please contact our dedicated Sponsorship & Exhibits Sales Manager for more information on our sponsorship and exhibits options, and to start discussing how you would like to support and be involved in ICNMD.

Mrs. Cali (Carine) Vindeirinho
Senior Sponsorship & Exhibits Sales Manager
Direct: [+1] 604 639 3919 (Pacific Standard/Daylight Time)
Office: [+1] 604 681 2153 x 138

Hotel Accommodation: Book Official!

The Congress Secretariat (International Conference Services, Ltd.) is the official housing bureau and will coordinate housing for the ICNMD 2024 Congress. Discounted room rates have been negotiated for delegates and groups. All sponsors and exhibitors are asked to support the Congress by booking accommodations via the official housing bureau. Full rates will be available on the website’s Accommodation page.

Housing Piracy Scam

WARNING: We are aware that illegitimate companies are targeting our sponsors and exhibitors, calling to ‘offer’ to set you up with accommodation. These companies are often fraudulent. Please note that they are not affiliated with us and that the only way to register & book accommodation will be through the Congress website.