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  Kiwanis is a
global organization
    of volunteers
 dedicated to
 changing the world
    one child and
  one community
          at a time.
Table of Contents

Program Overview .................................................................................. 5


Events/Programs .................................................................................... 6


Sponsorship Items .................................................................................. 8


Foundation Silent Auction Item Donations ........................................... 10


Conference Sponsorship Levels
       Bronze Sponsorship Benefits ......................................................... 11
       Silver Sponsorship Benefits............................................................ 12
       Gold Sponsorship Benefits.............................................................. 13
       Sponsorship Levels at a Glance Chart ........................................... 14


Printed Program Advertisements........................................................... 15




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  Kiwanis and its
        youth-oriented
Service Leadership Programs
   serve communities
          in more than
      80 countries
       and geographic areas.
Program Overview
Kiwanis International is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one
child and one community at a time. Kiwanis and its youth-oriented Service Leadership Programs
serve communities in more than 80 countries and geographic areas.

Kiwanis members dedicate more than 18 million volunteer hours and invest more than $107 million
annually in projects that strengthen communities and serve children. Kiwanians help shelter the
homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged and care for the sick. Kiwanians develop youth
as leaders, build playgrounds, raise funds for pediatric research and much more. Kiwanians believe
that helping a child helps the world. Working together, Kiwanis members achieve what one person
cannot accomplish alone.

The Capital District of Kiwanis International has 6,000 members in 174 clubs in Maryland, Virginia,
Delaware, and Washington, DC.

To learn more about Kiwanis International, please visit www.kiwanis.org.
To learn more about the Capital District of Kiwanis, please visit www.capitaldistrictkiwanis.org
To learn more about the 2012 Capital District Convention, please visit www.passporttoservice.org

The 2012 convention of the Capital District of Kiwanis International will be held August 24-26, 2012
at the Hyatt Regency at Reston Town Center in Reston, Virginia. The annual convention is a premier
event where sponsors and attendees can meet, interact, and build new business opportunities from
the valuable information shared and partnerships developed during this event. Conference attendees
hold a vast array of influential positions in their communities and make purchases in a variety of
product and service areas. Conference delegates and attendees include club officers in positional
leadership roles, educators, retirees, civic leaders, and business leaders.

We cordially invite your company to become a sponsor for the 2012 Capital District Kiwanis
Convention! Meeting sponsors have the opportunity to reach business and civic leaders and decision-
makers in key market segments and gain increased visibility and exposure. Over 500 civically-
engaged community volunteers are expected to attend the 2012 Kiwanis District Convention. Don’t
miss out on this great opportunity!


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Events/Programs
1. Opening Reception: $5,000 – Few other annual convention events offer exposure to this
    many civic leaders in one place! Make a big impression on attendees in this casual environment
    while networking with clients and prospects. Take advantage of this highly marketable
    opportunity by hosting this extraordinary event. Your company’s logo will appear onsite
    throughout the venue and you will also receive Gold-Level sponsorship benefits.

2. Major Featured Speaker(s): $2,500 (3 available) – Sponsoring one of our major
    speakers will enable your company to have its logo prominently displayed before hundreds of
    meeting attendees. The speaker (or person introducing the speaker) will verbally thank your
    company during his/her introduction. In addition, your company will receive Silver-Level
    sponsorship benefits.

3. Governor’s Banquet: $5,000 (2 available) – The 2012 Capital District of Kiwanis
    Governor’s Banquet truly recognizes the “who’s who” of Kiwanis excellence. This dinner attracts
    500 Kiwanis members. The sponsor(s) of this dinner are verbally recognized and introduced to
    the group with an opportunity to say a few opening words. Sponsors may also choose to disperse
    company literature at the tables before the event begins. In addition, your company will receive
    Gold-Level sponsorship benefits.

4. Cocktail Reception: $2,500 (3 available) – The pre-dinner Cocktail Reception is
    an open reception geared toward uniting all Kiwanians and spouses or partners attending the
    conference. A mix of food and beverage creates the perfect atmosphere for conversation and
    networking. The sponsor will have the opportunity to place promotional materials in the lounge,
    and appropriate sponsorship signage will be placed at the entrance. In addition, your company
    will receive Silver- Level sponsorship benefits.




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5. ELIMINATE Walk Breakfast: $2,500 – The ELIMINATE Project is a partnership
   between Kiwanis International the UNICEF to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus from the
   face of the earth. A charity walk will take place on the Saturday morning of the convention to
   raise money for this cause. The sponsor will have the opportunity to say a few brief remarks to
   help kickoff the walk and appropriate sponsorship signage will be placed at the breakfast tables
   for the event. A donation in-kind of breakfast food for all walk attendees would also be accepted
   in lieu of a financial contribution for this sponsorship. Your company will receive Silver- Level
   sponsorship benefits.

6. Coffee Breaks: $1,000 (2 available) – Sponsor one of the two events that attendees look
   forward to each day. During the second day of the conference, attendees relish the opportunity
   to relax with a coffee and mingle with their colleagues. The coffee breaks take place in the exhibit
   space during a dedicated time and will be open to all attendees and exhibitors. Sponsorship
   includes signage in front of the exhibit space, verbal recognition via microphone in the exhibit
   space to all participants, as well as Bronze-Level sponsorship benefits.

7. First Time Attendee Lounge: $1,000 – Designed to help first time attendees of the
   annual conference become better connected to the organization, the First-Time Attendee Lounge
   provides a location to learn more about Kiwanis, meet other new members and most importantly,
   to sit down and take a break! Your company’s logo will be placed at the entrance of this lounge. In
   addition, your company will receive Bronze-Level sponsorship benefits.




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Sponsorship Items
1.   Conference Lanyards (Name Badge Holders): $2,500 – The annual
     convention is offering one company the opportunity to place its logo on the conference name
     badge holders. Ensure that our attendees see your company’s name everywhere they go!
     The name badges serve as convention attendees’ admission pass to all conference activities.
     Lanyards with your organization’s logo and web site (space permitted) will be distributed to
     each participant when checking in. In addition, your company’s sponsorship entitles you to
     receive Silver-Level sponsorship benefits.

2.   Conference Eco-Friendly Welcome Bags: $2,500 – The Capital District of
     Kiwanis is searching for a company to sponsor the conference welcome bags for 2012. When
     attendees check in at registration, they will receive a welcome bag that is made from organic
     materials and will be reusable for grocery bag use after the conference. The Kiwanis logo
     and the sponsor’s logo will be displayed on the convention’s eco-friendly welcome bags.
     In addition, your company’s sponsorship entitles you to receive Silver-Level sponsorship
     benefits.

3.   Conference T-Shirts: $2,500 - Kiwanis is also searching for a company to sponsor
     the conference t-shirts for 2012. When attendees check in at registration, they will receive a
     t-shirt that they can use at the conference and bring back to their communities and businesses
     after the conference. This Kiwanis logo and the sponsor’s logo & web address will be
     displayed on the convention t-shirt. In addition, your company’s sponsorship entitles you to
     receive Silver-Level sponsorship benefits.

4.   Exhibit Hall Massage Stations: $1,000 – During the exhibit hall experience,
     attendees will have the option to take a 10 minute break and receive a back massage in
     the exhibit space. In order to receive a complimentary massage, the attendee must visit
     this sponsor’s booth and get a ticket! In addition, your company will receive Bronze-Level
     sponsorship benefits.




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5.    Exhibit Hall Raffle Card: $1,000 (4 available) – Attendees will receive a post card
      in their welcome bag upon registration. In order to be eligible for one of four (4) $500 American
      Express Gift Cards, they must visit the four (4) sponsors of the exhibitor raffle card, get a
      Kiwanis sticker from the exhibitor, and place their card in the raffle bin in front of the exhibit
      hall. What a great way to get exhibitors to come visit your booth! Sponsorship also includes
      Bronze-Level sponsorship benefits.

6.    Divisional and Regional Receptions: $2,500 – Kiwanis hosts several divisional
      and regional receptions at the annual convention. With attendees from all reaches of the
      Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington, DC region, this is a great opportunity to
      get in front of a specific group of attendees. Signage recognizing the sponsor will be located
      at the front entrance of the reception, along with verbal recognition and the option to say
      a few words to the group. You may also choose to hand out literature/items at the event.
      Sponsorship also includes Silver-Level sponsorship benefits.




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Foundation Silent Auction Item Donations
During the 2012 annual conference, attendees will have an opportunity to bid on donated items at the
Foundation Silent Auction. Kiwanis is looking for a few companies that would like to donate some
big ticket items that the Capital District Kiwanis Foundation can raffle. Examples of a big ticket item
include: Plasma Screen TV, two (2) round-trip airline tickets, weekend hotel accommodations, or a
$500 donation for the item. Show your support for the Capital District Kiwanis Foundation!

Participating sponsors will have a sign at the Foundation booth pointing attendees to their booth
location. All donations are fully tax-deductible.

For further information on Foundation Silent Auction donated items, please contact:

Josh Hiscock at sponsorships@passporttoservice.org or 202-427-5308




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Conference Sponsorship Levels


Bronze Conference Sponsorship Benefits
$1,000+ USD

Signage Rights
A Bronze-Level sponsor logo will be displayed on appropriate sponsorship signage during the
conference. Bronze-Level sponsors will also be recognized at their booth with a Bronze-Level sponsor
sign!

Branding on the Annual Conference Website
Bronze-Level sponsors receive exposure on the 2012 Capital District of Kiwanis convention web site,
which is one of the most popular web pages months before the annual conference. Includes company
logo and hyperlink. (www.passporttoservice.org)

Exhibitor Program/Sponsor Ribbons
Bronze-Level sponsors will receive an opportunity to exhibit and attend the overall meeting. The
Kiwanis Convention exhibit space tends to sell out and is a very popular area for attendees to
convene. Bronze-Level sponsors will receive Bronze-Level sponsor ribbons with their exhibitor
registration materials.

Program Guide Recognition
Bronze-Level sponsor’s logo and web site address will be printed in the conference program guide’s
list of Bronze-Level sponsors.

Conference Registrations
Each Bronze-Level sponsor who also exhibits will be offered one (1) complimentary full conference
registration.




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Silver Conference Sponsorship Benefits
$2,500 +USD

All of the Benefits of the Bronze Conference Sponsorship

PLUS…

Signage Rights
A Silver-Level sponsor logo will be displayed on appropriate sponsorship signage and items during
the conference. Silver-Level sponsors will also be recognized at their booth with a Silver-Level
sponsor sign!

Executive Board / Sponsor Reception (Gold and Silver ONLY)
Access is another key component to the Silver and Gold sponsorship packages. Included is an
invitation to the District Board / Sponsor Reception. This is an exclusive opportunity to meet the
Kiwanis district leadership team and international guests. The reception will take place Friday
evening just a few hours before the exhibit space grand opening.

Capital District E-Mail Blast (Gold and Silver ONLY)
Each Gold and Silver-Level sponsor will receive the ability to send an e-mail blast to the 6,000
members of the Capital District once following the annual convention. This gesture serves to afford
sponsors with the advanced capability of generating and following up on leads.

Exhibit Space Booth Selection Location
Each Silver-Level sponsor who also exhibits will receive a premier booth selection placement towards
the front of the exhibit space entrance!

Exhibitor Program/Sponsor Ribbons
Silver-Level sponsors will receive an opportunity to exhibit and attend the overall meeting. The
Kiwanis Convention exhibit space tends to sell out and is a very popular area for attendees to
convene. Silver-Level sponsors will receive Silver-Level sponsor ribbons with their exhibitor
registration materials.

Conference Registrations
Each Silver-Level sponsor who also exhibits will be offered two (2) complimentary full conference
registrations.




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Gold Conference Sponsorship Benefits
$5000+ USD

All of the Benefits of the Bronze and Silver Conference Sponsorships

PLUS…


Acknowledgements (Gold ONLY)
As a Gold-Level sponsor you will be verbally thanked during the opening session by the 2012
Kiwanis Convention Planning Committee Chair, Kristina Dlugozima.

Corporate Presentation (Gold ONLY)
In appreciation for deciding to become a top-level sponsor at the annual convention, Gold-Level
sponsors will have the opportunity to make a corporate presentation at the conference. Presentations
will be listed in the program guide as a corporate session and can educate the members regarding
their area of expertise.

Governor’s Reception (Gold ONLY)
Another added benefit of becoming a top level Gold sponsor at the annual convention is an invitation
for two (2) to the Governor’s Reception. The Governor’s Reception is an invite-only event for all
district leadership members and international guests that are at the conference. This will take place
on Saturday evening prior to dinner.

Capital District E-Mail Blast (Gold and Silver ONLY)
Each Gold and Silver-Level sponsor will receive the ability to send an e-mail blast to the 6,000
members of the Capital District once following the annual convention. This gesture serves to afford
sponsors with the advanced capability of generating and following up on leads.

Executive Board / Sponsor Reception (Gold and Silver ONLY)
Access is another key component to the Gold and Silver-Level sponsorship packages. Included is
an invitation to the District Board / Sponsor Reception. This is an exclusive opportunity to meet
the Kiwanis district leadership team and international guests. The reception will take place Friday
evening just a few hours before the exhibit space grand opening.

Signage Rights
A Gold-Level sponsor logo will be displayed on appropriate sponsorship signage and items during
the conference. Gold-Level sponsors will also be recognized at their booth with a Gold-Level sponsor
sign!


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Gold Conference Sponsorship Benefits (continued)

Exhibit Space Booth Selection Location
Each Gold-Level sponsor who also exhibits will receive a premier booth selection placement at the
very front of the exhibit space entrance!

Exhibitor Program/Sponsor Ribbons
Gold-Level sponsors will receive an opportunity to exhibit and attend the overall meeting. The
Kiwanis Convention exhibit space tends to sell out and is a very popular area for attendees
to convene. Gold-Level sponsors will receive Gold-Level sponsor ribbons with their exhibitor
registration materials.

Conference Registrations
Each Gold-Level sponsor who also exhibits will be offered three (3) complimentary full conference
registrations.




Sponsorship Levels at a Glance

                                               Bronze        Silver            Gold
                                   Signage        ◆             ◆               ◆
                          Website Branding        ◆             ◆               ◆
                           Sponsor Ribbon         ◆             ◆               ◆
               Program Guide Recognition          ◆             ◆               ◆
                   Conference Registration        1             2               3
               Capital District E-mail Blast                    ◆               ◆
                         Sponsor Reception                      ◆               ◆
              Exhibit Booth Space Selection                     ◆               ◆
         Opening Session Acknowledgement                                        ◆
                    Corporate Presentation                                      ◆
                      Governor’s Reception                                      ◆




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Printed Program Advertisements

A printed program will be in all registration packets at the Capital District of Kiwanis District
Convention. Advertisement space is available for companies and organizations.


Back Cover - 1 available (full color; 5.5” X 8.5”) - $300

Inside Front Cover - 1 available (full color; 5.5” X 8.5”) - $250

Back Inside Cover - 1 available (full color; 5.5” X 8.5”)- $200

Full Page Inside Ad (one color; 5.5” X 8.5”) - $100

Half Page Inside Ad (one color; 5.5” X 4.25”) - $60


Advertisements will be accepted in the following formats: .jpg, .tiff, and .pdf

Advertisements are due by July 31, 2012.




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      Questions about a sponsorship?
                   Please contact Josh Hiscock at
         sponsorships@passporttoservice.org or 202-427-5308

Thank you for supporting the Capital District of Kiwanis International!

				
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