Industry Supported Satellite Symposium (Scheduled $50,000/On Demand ONLY $45,000)

Only exhibiting companies are eligible to hold a satellite symposium. The supporting company is responsible for the actions of its  employees and agents. Follow the guidelines to avoid forfeiture of exhibit and registration privileges, loss of priority points, or other sanctions. IDWeek requires that satellite symposia provide CME credit for their programs. Sponsoring companies will need to obtain credit from an accredited CME or CE provider. IDWeek does not provide continuing medical education (CME) or continuing education (CE) credit for satellite symposia and other affiliated events.



Satellite Symposia Time Slots

Satellite Symposia will be held during the following times (4 concurrent in each time slot):

Thursday, October 22, 7-9 p.m.

Friday, October 23, 7-9 p.m.

Saturday, October 24, 4-6 p.m.

Additional on demand satellite symposia released on Sunday, October 25, 12:30 p.m. ET

The fee for conducting a scheduled satellite symposium is $50,000. The fee for an on demand satellite symposium pushed live in the Intrado platform at 12:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 is $45,000.

This fee includes:

  • Application Fee
  • Two hour time slots (first-come, first-served basis pending IDWeek Program Committee approval)
  • Two complimentary one-time use of mailing labels upon request:

    1) pre-meeting registrant list

    1) all registrants post-meeting

  • Listing and link posted on
  • Listing in the app
  • Listing in the official IDWeek 2020 schedule
  • Two e-mail blasts sent by IDWeek to all pre-registrants announcing the presentation theater (09/22/2020 and 10/06/2020)
  • Reminder messages in monthly IDWeek emails promoting the virtual platform Nov. 2020- Sept. 2021
  • Intrado streaming the presentations live, or Intrado creating a prerecorded, on demand event.
  • Live Q&A and live polling are also available at no additional charge.
  • There is no discount for capturing the presentations and submitting MP4 files, slides, and slide timing to Intrado. 

To maximize the participation in your event, IDWeek limits the number of satellite symposia. Please apply by clicking the "Apply for an Event" button below to host one of these events today!

Application Process

Applications must include the following to be considered complete:
✔ Complete Satellite Symposium Online Application
✔ Form of payment *
✔ Preliminary program agenda including diverse speakers and session objectives **
✔ If applicable, an Letter of Appointment from the exhibiting company on behalf of the third-party organizer
✔ Must be submitted by the deadline: August 26, 2020
* If paying by check your application is not considered complete until IDSA receives the check.
** Members of the IDWeek Program Committee are not permitted to participate as faculty in a satellite symposium. Please click here for a list of the committee.


  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis
  • Aug. 26 - Deadline to apply
  • Aug. 31 - Web Registration Link, Website Link, or Contact E-mail (information will follow in confiramtion)
  • Sept. 22 - IDWeek publishes affiliated event schedule on using the information provided on Aug. 31
  • Sept. 22 and Oct. 6 - IDWeek sends promotional email to all registrants 
  • Monthly Nov. 2020 - Sept. 2021 - IDWeek sends promotional email to all attendees
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