Frequently Asked Questions

General/Registration

Will TOBI 2020 be canceled or postponed due to COVID-19?

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are adapting our Las Vegas in-person conference into a novel online experience. We invite you to join us at TOBI VIRTUAL 2020, June 12-13, for the largest online collaboration in the field of Orthobiologics. TOBI has always done live streaming, and will now feature NEW ways to learn, connect, and grow together, in the comfort and safety of your own home.

See TOBI Founder, Dr. Steven Sampson’s Message

What if I already registered to attend TOBI 2020?

Our updated cancellation policy will allow you more time to make decisions about TOBI.

As a TOBI 2020 registered attendee, please know:

 – The TOBI team is waiving cancellation fees up to the day of TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 event, June 12, 2020, 12:00 AM PST.

 – You may defer your 2020 registration to TOBI 2021, June 10-12, 2021 at Wynn Las Vegas, and we will honor 2020 rates, plus provide TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 to you FREE ($495 value).

 – All TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 registrations include live online streaming and interactive features, PLUS video recordings and slides, to provide the flexibility to watch any or all of the TOBI 2020 LIVE & ON-DEMAND.

If you choose to cancel TOBI 2020 registration, allow 8-weeks to process refund.

Our team stands at the ready to assist you as we navigate through this process together.

email: amy@tobiconference.com to confirm your choice by 6/12/20:
1. Defer to 2021 and confirm FREE 2020
2. Pay $495 for 2020 and refund balance for 2021
3. Refund all 2020

After June 12, 2020, 12:00 AM PST, your TOBI 2020 registration will be automatically defer to TOBI 2021, with access to TOBI 2020 VIRTUAL, Live & On-Demand. Refunds will deduct $495, 8-weeks processing. 

If you made a Wynn reservation in the TOBI Group, all were canceled and and refunded. If you need assistance regarding Wynn reservations, please contact Wynn Las Vegas directly.
Toll-free 866-770-7555
Direct     702-770-2222
Email      roomreservations@wynnlasvegas.com

What if I already registered to exhibit/sponsor TOBI 2020?

As a TOBI 2020 Exhibitor / Sponsor, please know:

The TOBI team is waiving cancellation fees up to the day of TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 event, June 12, 2020, 12:00 AM PST.

All Sponsors/Exhibitors who were signed up for the live-event and choose to roll their sponsorship to 2021 (same pricing and benefits) will receive a 30% discount on 2020 Virtual Sponsorships (GOLD to Basic levels).

TOBI 2021 paid in FULL receives FREE TOBI 2020 Exhibitor package ($2500 value) + 30% discount on 2020 Virtual Sponsorships (GOLD to Basic levels).

You may apply any or all of your 2020 Exhibitor / Sponsor payments to TOBI 2020 Virtual opportunities:
– TOBI Virtual Exhibit Hall Booths
– Chat
– 1:1 Messaging
– Digital Business Card Exchange
– Appointment Scheduling
– Product Theaters (15-minutes) during breaks
– Sponsored Symposiums (60-minutes) 
– Banners in TOBI App and Exhibit Hall
– Push Notifications
– Email Blasts 
– Resource Library featuring research posters plus white papers, brochures, patient procedure and product videos, etc. for more views
– Lead Tracking
– More!

If you choose to cancel TOBI 2020 exhibit/sponsorship, allow 8-weeks to process refund.

Our team stands at the ready to assist you as we navigate through this process together.

Please email exhibits@tobiconference.com to confirm your choice:

IF PAID IN FULL:

1. Roll your paid exhibit/sponsorship to 2021 and confirm FREE 2020 Exhibitor package + make any additional TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 selections at 30% off
2. Apply payment to TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 at 30% off and roll balance, if any, to TOBI 2021
3. Apply payment to TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 and refund balance, if any
4. Refund all 2020, do not participate

IF PARTIALLY PAID or AGREED BUT NOT YET PAID:

1. Pay in full and roll your fully paid exhibit/sponsorship to 2021 for FREE 2020 Exhibitor package + make any additional TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 selections at 30% off
2. Apply payment to TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 at 30% off and roll balance, if any, to TOBI 2021
3. Apply payment to TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 and refund balance, if any
4. Refund all 2020, do not participate

 

If you choose to cancel TOBI 2020 exhibit/sponsorship, allow 8-weeks to process refund.

Our team stands at the ready to assist you as we navigate through this process together.

email:     exhibits@tobiconference.com
contact:  Matt Van Wie, Phone: 804-550-2312
              Wim Libby, Phone: 804-836-3074

If you need assistance regarding Wynn reservations, please contact Wynn Las Vegas directly.
Toll-free 866-770-7555
Direct     702-770-2222
Email      roomreservations@wynnlasvegas.com

Which TOBI VIRTUAL option should I register for?

On-demand recordings of Symposium are included with live registration.

Click Here to Register for TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 – Symposium, 12 CME

We encourage participants to log in live to any part that works with their schedules. Watch live lectures and panels, participate in live Q&A, visit Virtual Lounge, connect with peers, exchange contacts, explore the Virtual Expo Hall, attend sponsored webinars, etc.

Pre-order of recordings does not include live, and is really for those who want the flash drive vs on-demand recordings.

Click Here to Pre-Order TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 – Symposium, 12 CME, On-Demand or Flash Drive

TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 recordings will be available online for at least two (2) years, and CME available to be claimed for two (2) years – so you can watch all of the videos, download slides, and claim CME for all 12 CME credits. 

When you register for TOBI VIRTUAL, you will receive in your confirmation a promo code for 50% off TOBI Videos. So if you decide you want the TOBI VIRTUAL USB and more CME videos, use your discount at tobiconference.com/videos.

Please let us know if you have any further questions.

I think I might qualify for a promo code. Where can I find it?

Search your emails for drsampson@tobiconference.com – we often include Promo Codes in our emails to you.

 – Be sure to add drsampson@tobiconference.com to your contacts to ensure delivery of TOBI emails.

 

Follow TOBI on social!

LinkedInAlso connect with TOBI Founder, Dr. Steven Sampson

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Residents, Fellows, and Underserved Area Physicians qualify for Scholarships – Learn more here.

Physicians in his/her first 15 years of practice qualify for Educational Grants – Learn more here.

 

Further questions, contact us:
Call 800-534-9970
Email info@tobiconference.com

I’m registered for the event. Now what should I do to prepare for TOBI 2020?

Here’s how to best prepare for TOBI 2020.

1. Download the TOBI Mobile App – TOBI 2020 App COMING SOON

2. Check out the TOBI videos covering topics from Orthobiologics Essentials to the latest research at TOBI 2019 here: TOBI Videos – as Registered Attendee you received a 50% Promo Code in your confirmation email

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation Policy

Email info@tobiconference.com prior to 6/11/20, to defer or refund registration, with no cancellation fee.

– Registrants may defer registration to TOBI 2021, June 10-12, 2021 at Wynn Las Vegas, and we will honor 2020 rates, plus provide TOBI VIRTUAL 2020 to you FREE ($495 value).

– If you choose to cancel TOBI 2020 registration, allow 8-weeks to process refunds.

Travel & Hotel

How do I book in the TOBI discount block at Wynn Las Vegas?

Book your TOBI room with the discount here before May 20, 2020: Click here

CME

Do you offer any certificates of completion or CME credits?

Yes. TOBI 2020 Symposium, Workshops and Labs are CME accredited and you can earn up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits. Additionally, we offer a certificate of completion from The Orthobiologic Institute to all participants, both live and online, upon request.

How do I claim my CME credits from 2019?

To claim educational credits for TOBI 2019 you must follow these instructions:

1. Please go to: https://www.fcmcme.org/tobi

2. Select the Claim Credit Button.

3. If already an FCMCME.org user, Login.
If NOT previously registered with fcmcme.org, select new user and complete the user information form and Submit.

4. LIVE attendees, enter Course Code: TOBI619CME225 and submit.
ONLINE attendees, enter Course Code: TOBICME225OD19 and submit.

5. Complete the online evaluation, following the prompts.

6. Once completed a green “Print/View Certificate” button will be displayed within your “User Record” page. You may return to your FCMCME.org anytime in the future to access your CE user records or to review courses.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS
AMA PRA Category 1 Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Foundation for Care Management (FCM) and The Orthobiologic Institue (TOBI).

The Foundation for Care Management is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FCM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Workshops:     4.0 CME

Cadaver Labs: 4.0 CME

Symposium:  13.5 CME

 

The ACCME defines a “Commercial Interest” as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
➢ The Foundation for Care Management cannot provide a statement of credit unless an evaluation form has been filled out online. Please go to www.fcmcme.org to access the evaluation form.

How long to I have to watch my TOBI videos/claim my CME?

Two years. Videos purchased for online access will stay online for at least 12 months from purchase.

TOBI 2019:
Workshop     4.0 CME
Cadaver Lab  4.0 CME
Symposium 13.5 CME

28 CME available on video:
Orthobiologics Essentials 11 Video Set 3.5 CME claim by 12/6/21
TOBI 2019 Symposium 13.5 CME claim by 6/10/21
TOBI 2018 Symposium 11.0 CME claim by 6/9/20

Exhibiting

How many registrants attended TOBI 2019?

TOBI 2019, June 6-8, 2019 at McCormick Place, Chicago, hosted:

 

766 Attendees, including industry represenatives

555 Attendees

 

Of 555 Attendees:

484 USA

= 87% Domestic

  71 International

= 13% International 

 

Total number of exhibiting companies?

62 Exhibiting Companies

 

Number of attendees in Workshops & Cadaver Labs Pre-event?

90 Attendees in Lipoaspirate, Bone Marrow Aspirate & Intraosseous Injections track

60 Attendees in Interventional Spine Pain Management Biologics track

60 Attendees in Beginner Basics: PRP & MSK Ultrasound-guided Injections

210 Attendees + 36 Faculty

 

Next year’s TOBI XI, 11th Annual is at Wynn Las Vegas, June 11-13, 2020

Email wim@esvw.com for prospectus and floor plan soon.

At TOBI XI we expect over 600 attendees live and online, plus over 200 industry professionals, from over 25 countries around the world.

Who are your registrants?

This course is designed for practicing MDs and DOs. Specialties represented include PM&R, Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine, Orthopedic Surgery, Rheumatology, Veterinary Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Naturopathic and Chiropractic Doctors, Stem Cell PhD Researchers, and more.

How do I become an exhibitor?

To secure a booth as a resource partner, please visit see TOBI 2020 prospectus and floor plan here.

E-mail exhibits@tobiconference.com with any questions.

What should exhibitors do to prepare for the event?

As an exhibitor, you will be featured on our website and mobile app. Please check your listing on our website here: Resource Partners
In the mobile app, resource partners can include pdfs, images and video links as well.