Promotion Kit

Help spread the word about this important, upcoming Sleep Health event!


BRANDING GUIDELINES

 


PRESS RELEASES & TALKING POINTS

Patient Sleep Expo 2019 – Press Releases and materials

Affiliated Press Releases


LOGOS

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– Other file types are available by emailing info@sleepexpo.org


FLYER

Use, print and share the promotional flyer (Download flyer as PDF)

 

 


IMAGES OF VANCOUVER

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BANNERS FOR TWITTER AND FACEBOOK
Use banners in your social media tweets, posts, etc. We simply ask that you reference #SleepExpo and/or @_WorldSleep.
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– When you upload file to share it, please include: #SleepExpo and @_WorldSleep

[Images coming soon]


PRINCIPLES OF GOOD SLEEP

These and other facts and key messages can be found within the Toolkit.

Following the guidelines of Sleep Hygiene can help to prevent poor quality nocturnal sleep, short duration of sleep, fragmentation of sleep and serious sleep deprivation in adults.

10 COMMANDMENTS OF SLEEP HYGIENE FOR ADULTS

  1. Fix a bedtime and an awakening time.
  2. If you are in the habit of taking siestas, do not exceed 45 minutes of daytime sleep.
  3. Avoid excessive alcohol ingestion 4 hours before bedtime and do not smoke.
  4. Avoid caffeine 6 hours before bedtime. This includes coffee, tea and many sodas, as well as chocolate.
  5. Avoid heavy, spicy, or sugary foods 4 hours before bedtime. A light snack before bed is acceptable.
  6. Exercise regularly, but not right before bed.
  7. Use comfortable bedding.
  8. Find a comfortable temperature setting for sleeping and keep the room well ventilated.
  9. Block out all distracting noise and eliminate as much light as possible.
  10. Reserve the bed for sleep and sex. Don’t use the bed as an office, workroom or recreation room.

10 COMMANDMENTS OF SLEEP HYGIENE FOR CHILDREN [AGES BIRTH TO 12 YEARS]

  1. Go to bed at the same time every night, preferably before 9:00PM.
  2. Have an age-appropriate nap schedule.
  3. Establish a consistent bedtime routine.
  4. Make your child’s bedroom sleep conducive – cool, dark, and quiet.
  5. Encourage your child to fall asleep independently.
  6. Avoid bright light at bedtime and during the night, and increase light exposure in the morning.
  7. Avoid heavy meals and vigorous exercise close to bedtime.
  8. Keep all electronics, including televisions, computers, and cell phones, out of the bedroom and limit the use of electronics before bedtime.
  9. Avoid caffeine, including many sodas, coffee, and teas (as well as iced tea).
  10. Keep a regular daily schedule, including consistent mealtimes.

ABOUT WORLD SLEEP SOCIETY

Patient Sleep Expo is organized by World Sleep Society, founded by World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) and World Sleep Federation (WSF), an international association whose mission is to advance sleep health worldwide. World Sleep Society is working toward increasing worldwide awareness of the importance of sleep and the adverse consequences resulting from lack of sleep, due either to enforced lifestyle or to sleep disorders themselves. The society acts as a link between various sleep associations and cultures, sleep clinicians and researchers, in the advancement of worldwide sleep health. To learn more, visit www.worldsleepsociety.org. Stay connected: @_WorldSleep (Twitter), facebook.com/wasmf.