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Save the date for the Tenth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in San Diego, California!

Registration is now open! You can register for the benefit with your ATS 2018 registration.

For more information on corporate packages, please contact Lara Endreszl at lendreszl@thoracic.org or 212-315-6449.

See below for more information on academic medical institution, nonprofit organization, or individual group packages. Questions? Contact Ally Felix at afelix@thoracic.org or 212-315-6464.

Reserved Table Packages
These packages ensure your group can sit together. Table signs marking your table cluster will make it easier for guests to locate your group.

Visionary Package – $25,000

  • Admission for 25 people to the event
  • Reserved lounge seating for networking during the event
  • Recognition from the podium during the benefit
  • Pre-event reception plaque presentation with professional photo opportunity
  • Logo placement on all program materials*
  • Logo placement on meter boards and additional signage during ATS 2018
  • Attribution in articles about the event in key ATS media** after the event
  • And many more benefits with your Visionary support. Read more...

Champion Package – $10,000

  • Reserved table cluster for 15
  • Reserved lounge seating for networking during the event
  • Pre-event reception plaque presentation with professional photo opportunity
  • Recognition from the podium during the benefit
  • Included in recognition signage displayed at the Benefit, Donor Appreciation Suite and throughout ATS 2018
  • Table captain invitation to pre-event reception prior to the benefit
  • Full page in the Benefit Program
  • Plus, all Founder’s Donor Appreciation Suite, hotel, and recognition benefits

Intimate table clusters allow you to
sit with your group or mingle

Table cluster arrangement
  • Clusters of cocktail tables with chairs
    and one tall bar table
  • Food served buffet style
  • Beer and wine all evening long
  • More on the benefit format...

Patron Package – $5,000

  • Reserved table cluster for 12
  • Table captain invitation to pre-event reception prior to the benefit
  • Half page in the Benefit Program
  • Plus, all Founder’s Donor Appreciation Suite, hotel, and recognition benefits
  • Questions about other group package options? Click here.

Sustainer Package – $3,500

  • Reserved table cluster for 10
  • Table captain invitation to pre-event reception prior to the benefit
  • Quarter page in the Benefit Program
  • Plus, all Founder’s Donor Appreciation Suite, hotel, and recognition benefits
  • Questions about other group package options? Click here.

Founder – $1,000

  • Reserved seating for 2
  • Table captain invitation to pre-event reception prior to the benefit
  • Table captain has premium hotel opportunities at ATS 2018
  • Table captain use of Donor Appreciation Suite during ATS 2018
  • Included in recognition signage displayed at the benefit, Donor Appreciation Suite and throughout ATS 2018
  • Listed in ATS News, ATS Foundation Bulletin, and ATS Daily Bulletin
  • Year-round acknowledgment in ATS Foundation materials

Unreserved Admission for Individuals
These benefit levels do not have reserved seating. You may move around freely to enjoy the event, and use the unreserved cocktail tables and tall bar tables located throughout the venue.

Supporter – $350

  • Admission for one
  • Use of Donor Appreciation Suite during ATS 2018
  • Included in recognition signage displayed at the benefit, Donor Appreciation Suite and throughout ATS 2018
  • Listed in ATS News, ATS Foundation Bulletin, and ATS Daily Bulletin
  • Year-round acknowledgment in ATS Foundation materials

In-Training Registered Members – $100 Reduced to $50! Offer available exclusively to in-training members

  • Unreserved admission for one in-training member
  • Use of Donor Appreciation Suite during ATS 2018
  • Included in recognition signage displayed at the benefit, Donor Appreciation Suite and throughout ATS 2018
  • Listed in ATS News, ATS Foundation Bulletin, and ATS Daily Bulletin
  • Year-round acknowledgment in ATS Foundation materials

Special Giving Opportunities

Underwrite In-Training ATS Members: We invite you to contribute to the ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit by underwriting two or more in-training attendees.


Academic medical institution and nonprofit organization group packages include complimentary ads in the Benefit Program. Learn more.


* Conference Materials: ATS Conference Website; ATS Preview; May 24, 2018 edition of ATS DAILY and eDAILY; ATS Final Program; ATS Exhibit Guide. Inclusion in printed materials is dependent on confirmation of support by print deadlines – February 15, 2018.
** ATS Media includes the May 22, 2018 edition of ATS DAILY and eDAILY; June 2018 Issue of ATS NEWS.


The ATS supports the ATS Foundation’s administrative expenses, assuring that every dollar contributed goes directly to support programs.