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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Industry Opportunities

Discover how your company, organization or other entity can work with MDS to meet mutual goals.

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Partnering with MDS 

Industry partners enable MDS to educate more than 11,000 physicians and healthcare professionals each year.

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) regularly engages with Industry partners to continue to meet its goals of disseminating knowledge, as well as promoting research into causes, preventions and treatments to favorably affect the care of patients with Movement Disorders.

MDS Memberships by Primary Role
53% - Clinician
20% - Resident/Student
9% - Researcher
 8% - Health Professional
5% - Fellow
3% - Not disclosed
1% - Industry
1% - Retired

MDS is a leader in the field:

Connecting 11,000+ global members and 50+ affiliated societies to advance science and care. 

Purpose, mission and goals

Engaging with as well as shaping respected leaders at the forefront of movement disorders.

Meet our leadership

Developing critical tools, including high-impact journals and standard-setting research assessments. 

What we do

MDS President Prof. Francisco Cardoso shares why partnership with the Society is so beneficial.

Read his message

Sponsorship Opportunities

Congresses & Events

Increase your global visibility and showcase your company’s important message while supporting educational activities. 

Please note: Some opportunities fill quickly. 

  • Sponsored sessions, including Corporate Therapeutic Symposia and Innovation Showcases 
  • Exhibits 
  • Sponsorship of events and items 
  • Advertisements in event programs, emails and more 
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) grants
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Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Courses & Education 

In 2020, MDS educated 22,000+ participants in 37 countries. Course attendance: 300 to 1,700 online; 20 to 200 in-person. 

View upcoming regional courses

Assessments / Scales

MDS's Clinical Assessment Program develops industry-leading tools that help guide and uphold scientific research standards across the field. 

View our scales

LEAP Leadership Program

The LEAP program supports the growth and success of the next generation of up-and-coming young leaders in the field.

Learn about the program

Article Collections

MDS journal editors can help compile quality, peer-reviewed content on a topic of your choice to scientifically introduce the MDS community to an emerging concept or treatment.


MDS offers a variety of other oppostunities and programs for audiences across the global Movement Disorders community. Connect with us to learn more about opportunities that would be a fit for your needs. 

Submit a sponsorship inquiry

Or contact or +1 (414) 276-2145.

Industry Education

Keep your team ahead of significant topics and developments.

Taught by the leaders and innovators of the field, these courses aim to support improved patient care and advance the neurological sciences pertaining to movement disorders.


The Parkinson's Disease Educational Course for Industry Professionals

A full-day course to familiarize pharmaceutical and medical device professionals with the diagnosis, treatment, and unmet needs of patients with Parkinson's disease. Attendees  receive basic knowledge from a diagnostic and therapeutic perspective, empowering them to better understand the challenges of this disorder and its treatment. Courses are facilitated by MDS member experts, and are offered at International or Regional Congresses and other MDS events.

Learn more or register

Tailored Industry Courses

MDS can create an immersive educational program for your employees in subject areas that fit your company’s specific needs or interests. You provide the goals and objectives for the course, and MDS will develop a curriculum, select faculty, and facilitate the program at your selected venue.

Learn more about what we can provide.

Submit an inquiry

Expert Panels

Gain critical, impartial insights into the field

MDS Expert Panels give you access to the knowledge and stature of MDS leaders to provide critical insight, review and brainstorming. Access the most highly respected, sought-after experts whose expertise aligns with your stated objectives.

Learn more about how an Expert Panel can support your goals.

Submit an inqury


Submit an Inquiry



Preferred contact information (phone, email or both): 

Please briefly share your organization's goals, and which MDS opportunities you are interested in learning more about:

For more information on Industry programs or to discuss custom opportunities, you can also reach out directly to: 

Brett Kell
MDS Director of Business Development
+1 (414) 276-2145


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