Exhibitors and Sponsors
Exhibiting at the DONA International Conference is a fun, rewarding and exciting opportunity! Prenatal, perinatal and postpartum care professionals attend our events. Our intimate setting allows for attendees to visit each and every booth while permitting exhibitors to maximize their investment by establishing meaningful connections.
DONA International is the largest doula organization in the world with over 5,000 members. Many of our member doulas are also childbirth educators, lactation consultants, massage therapists, nurses and parent educators. Make your presence and products known to our registrants and expectant new families with whom these professionals work throughout the year by becoming a sponsor.
Take this valuable opportunity to support DONA International and the mission to help birthing families by becoming a sponsor of our 2019 Leadership Summit. All sponsors will be listed on the event website in recognition of their support of childbirth professionals and new families. Sponsors will be listed from June 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.
Exhibiting at the 2019 DONA International Summit provides multiple opportunities for exposure to the DONA International community leaders and doulas. DONA International recognizes that exhibitors and conference participants benefit from sharing information on products and doula needs. For exhibitors to get maximum exposure, exhibits will be set up in a meeting room near the sessions and where breaks will be held and will include:
- Single six (6) foot draped table; two (2) chairs; breakfast (for one) Friday and Saturday
- Listing in the electronic conference program and website (contracted and paid before September 5, 2019 – 5 pm EST)
Exhibit Table Fees
(After June 28, 2019)
ALL EXHIBITS ARE LIMITED TO TWO (2) PEOPLE
First exhibitor included in the package. Additional booth personnel -$150.00. Exhibitors receive 15% registration discount for full summit registration. Set-up: Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 3:30 pm. All set-up must be completed by exhibit hall open, 5:30 pm. Exhibit times (subject to change): October 4-5. Breakdown will take place at 4:30 pm on October 5, 2019.
Exhibitors may not advertise any other national or international birth and/or postpartum doula certification programs or organizations during the DONA International Leadership Summit. DONA International reserves the right to refuse acceptance of any exhibitor.
Products and services sold through multilevel marketing practices are limited to one exhibitor per company/product. The first paid application received and verified by DONA Conference Exhibit Committee will be accepted as an exhibitor. Only the accepted exhibitor is permitted to display on the exhibit floor. Other representatives who market the same service/product separately are not permitted to share the exhibit with the accepted exhibitor.
About the Event and Attendees
Participants of the Summit are birth and postpartum support professionals who work directly with birthing parents, babies, siblings and other health care providers. The Leadership Summit will attract leaders and influencers in the birth community including DONA Approved Trainers, Regional Directors and local Ambassadors are expected to attend.
Because the field of birth and postpartum support continues to grow, the market is open for many opportunities for product education ton include:
- Birth doulas offer prenatal visits, attendance at labor and birth, lactation support and follow-up postpartum contact with parents
- Postpartum doulas meet prenatally with parents and work with the family following the birth providing support for breastfeeding, newborn care, siblings and other support in adjusting to the new family dynamics
- Approved Trainers serve as DONA International educators and pass on their vast knowledge on to individuals looking to train and certify as doulas
- Regional Directors and Ambassadors represent DONA International and the local and regional level and interact with our membership by providing support and advise
DONA International by the Numbers
- 5,000 members
- 79% in the US, 14% in Canada, 6% from other countries
- 99% female
- Over 6,000 individuals attended DONA International trainings (annually)
- 140 DONA Approved Trainers
- Over 13,000 Certified Birth and Post-Partum Doulas