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New Annual Meeting Exhibitor and Industry Support Platform!

STSA is pleased to announce the launch of our new Annual Meeting Exhibitor and Industry Support platform! We are excited to offer over 20 unique sponsorship opportunities, providing an excellent opportunity to not only showcase your products and services, but also position your brand to experience premium exposure to all meeting attendees. Visit to learn more about exhibiting at and supporting the STSA 69th Annual Meeting, taking place November 9-12, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Exhibitors can click the Booth Reservation tab to purchase a booth; other sponsorship opportunities are listed in the Sponsorship Gallery.

July 13, 2022 | By More

Ten Premium STSA 2016 Foyer Exhibit Spaces Available

E-bannerV1STSA is now accepting exhibitor applications for the STSA 63rd Annual Meeting Exhibition, which will take place at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL Nov. 10-11, 2016.

STSA has made several key modifications to the STSA 2016 Exhibition based on previous exhibitor feedback. Of special note, ten premium foyer booth spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Foyer booths are located directly next to the attendee registration desk. Submit an application today to secure your company’s premium booth space.

Additional STSA 2016 Exhibition enhancements include:

  • An attendee preregistration list is included with your booth price.
  • The educational program has been tailored to offer extra non-compete break times when attendees will be encouraged to visit exhibits.
  • Lunch on Thursday, Nov. 10 will be available inside the exhibit area. All coffee breaks and breakfasts taking place during exhibit hours will also be served inside the exhibit area.
  • Exhibitors can further engage with attendees and enhance their meeting presence by hosting satellite activities.
  • Companies exhibiting at the STSA for the first time in 2016 will receive a 5% discount off of normal booth prices*.

Each of these changes has been made in response to previous exhibitor feedback, and we are confident that the program modifications will improve the STSA Annual Meeting experience for both exhibitors and meeting attendees.

STSA will again offer Corporate Support and branding opportunities to exhibiting companies.

The branding opportunities brochure will be available in the coming weeks.

Visit for additional information about exhibiting at the STSA 63rd Annual Meeting, and contact STSA Exhibit Manager, Angel Law, at or 312.202.5838 with questions and to request additional information. Contact STSA Executive Director, Nicole Schroeder, at or 312.202.5825 with questions about Corporate Support and branding opportunities.

*Application must be received by September 1, 2016 for discount to apply. Refer to page 5 of the STSA 63rd Annual Meeting Exhibitor Prospectus to confirm if your company has previously exhibited with STSA.

May 3, 2016 | By More

Thanks to 62nd Annual Meeting Corporate Supporters

The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association gratefully acknowledges the following companies for their support of the STSA 62nd Annual Meeting, November 4-7, 2015, at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

PLATINUM SUPPORTER ($20,000 or more)
Medtronic, Inc.

GOLD SUPPORTERS ($10,000-$19,999)
St. Jude Medical, Inc.
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems

SILVER SUPPORTERS ($5,000-$9,999)
Edwards Lifesciences
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Additional funding provided by:
Thoratec Corporation

Corporate support (educational grant funding) assists STSA in covering general meeting expenses related to the Annual Meeting. It is with the support of the above companies that STSA is able to host the 62nd Annual Meeting next week in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

The 62nd Annual Meeting will feature over 20 hours of educational sessions, and over 400 medical professionals are registered to attend. The educational program includes some of the foremost cardiothoracic surgical experts in the world.

Visit representatives from supporting companies in the Exhibit Hall on November 5 and 6 at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Grand Harbor Ballroom South, in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

October 29, 2015 | By More