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					FINANCIAL
MANAGEMENT
INSTITUTE
OF CANADA
SPONSORSHIP
AND
ADVERTISING
CATALOGUE



PD WEEK 2009

  Leadership in
   Challenging
     Times

Your organization

has been selected

to participate as a sponsor

at Professional

Development Week

(PD Week 2009) at the

Hilton Lac-Leamy,

Gatineau, Québec,

November 23 to 27, 2009.


Promoting your

organizations’ products and

services at PD Week 2009 is

an ideal way to reach the

financial management

community!
 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF CANADA


      SPONSORSHIP &
  ADVERTISING CATALOGUE



WHAT IS THE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF CANADA (fmi*igf)?
The fmi*igf is the leading source in Canada for professional development in new and emerging trends, best practices
and topical issues to public sector financial management stakeholders. Through 13 Chapters from coast to coast across
Canada, fmi*igf offers approximately 40 annual professional development workshops, seminars, conferences and
luncheon meetings. To support Chapter activities, the fmi*igf uses its website and National magazine, the fmi*igf
Journal, to share information and best practices with members. Its largest National conference, Professional
Development Week, is held in the nation’s capital annually in November at the Hilton Lac-Leamy. In 2008, there were
nearly 4000 people attending the five day conference.

WHO ATTENDS fmi*igf EVENTS?
fmi*igf conferences attract public sector financial management professionals from all provinces across Canada and a
couple of U.S. states. In 2008, its largest National conference, Professional Development Week, attracted over 3,000
participants. The majority of conference participants approve, initiate and influence procurement decisions such as:
goods and services; administrative business systems; computer hardware and software; consulting services; professional
development and training; and temporary personnel services.
You should participate at fmi*igf events if your target market includes:
                       Accountants                             Human Resource Managers
                       Auditors                                Information Technology Professionals
                       Budget Professionals                    Inspectors General
                       Chief Financial Officers                Program Directors
                       Chief Information Officers              Financial Managers
                       Comptrollers                            Fraud Examiners
                       Treasurers

WHO READS THE fmi*igf JOURNAL?
fmi*igf Journal readers hold influential positions in public accounting and have responsibilities in a variety of areas:
financial management, information systems, administration and human resource management to name a few. Its
authors are individuals who hold senior or experienced positions within government and the private sector. These
individuals share their experience and expertise in areas of concern to professional public sector accountants and
managers with financial responsibilities. Virtually any topic of interest to the financially-oriented public sector executive
may be found in the fmi*igf Journal. Today, the fmi*igf Journal enjoys a readership of more than 2,400 professionals.


  WHY ADVERTISE WITH fmi*igf OR SPONSOR AN EVENT?
       1. Advertise in the Journal and you will receive prominent recognition and visibility within view of 2,400
          accounting, auditing, information technology and human resource professionals in all provinces across
          Canada.
       2. Get direct access to your target market through our distribution and mailing lists.
       3. Network at fmi*igf events with hundreds of professionals who are ready to purchase the latest
          technologies, services and products.
       4. Exposure to numerous government departments and professionals in pre-conference mailings, conference
          signage and on the fmi*igf website.
       5. Opportunity to network with current and future customers at the President’s Reception, the fmi*igf Friday
          night event and other social networking activities.
 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF CANADA


       SPONSORSHIP &
   ADVERTISING CATALOGUE



PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP (PSMW)?
PSMW is held every year in June at various venues across the country on a rotating basis. This annual event delivers an
excellent program of professional development sessions covering a wide range of issues that bear on annual PSMW themes.
This two day conference attracts over 600 participants from both the public and private sectors. This event will allow your
organization to connect with your top prospects in a pressure-free, collaborative environment. By being a sponsor at PSMW
you will associate your brand with experts in the industry while positioning your organization as a leader in your field.




    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEEK (PD WEEK)?
    Every November, private and public sector financial management professionals meet at PD Week to keep
    current with best practices in managing public sector resources. PD Week provides participants an
    unmatched one-stop learning experience and ensures that the finance community acquires the skills,
    training and experience to meet the increased demands placed on them.

    Exhibitors will showcase their innovative offers at PD Week. Twenty seven exhibitors will uncover their
    latest releases of IT solutions, new academic programs and professional designations, career opportunities
    in financial management and corporate banking products and services to over 3,000 financial management
    professionals over the course of the five day conference. Participants at this event are given ample
    opportunity to learn about new products and services from a diverse group of exhibitors.

     PD Week will be an exclusive and intimate setting at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel and will feature only 27
           booth spaces. Each booth space is 10ft wide and 8ft deep. Sign up for your booth today!

    EACH SPONSOR RECEIVES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:
        Corporate name and logo                Company logo and level of             10% discount should your
        placed on sponsor recognition          sponsorship included on the           organization wish to publish an
        page of the conference guide           PD Week website with                  advertisement in the fmi*igf
        Corporate logo prominently             hyperlink to sponsor’s website        Journal
        displayed on PD Week signage           Traffic will be directed to           Invitation to the President’s
        Complimentary                          the tradeshow through                 Reception
        admittance for clients to              breakfast, coffee breaks,
        trade show floor                       raffle and games




WHAT IS THE fmi*igf JOURNAL?
The Journal is a professional publication that delivers timely, reliable and relevant news three times a year to 2,400 members
and covers a broad range of government accounting, auditing, and financial management topics of concern to professionals.
High profile columnists, public and private sector professionals, researchers and university and college professors provide very
insightful articles covering diverse topics related to financial management. This sponsorship opportunity will allow your
organization to promote its products and services to financial management related organizations and government
departments across Canada.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF CANADA


     SPONSORSHIP &
 ADVERTISING CATALOGUE




                PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEEK

     GOLD SPONSOR (2 available)                                 SILVER SPONSOR (2 available)
Contribution:   $13,500               Value: $17,850      Contribution:    $11,500                    Value: $13,545

   ONE complimentary booth space in exhibit hall (10x8)       ONE complimentary booth space in exhibit hall (10x8)
   with second selection of location in exhibit hall;         with third selection of location in exhibit hall;
   ONE full-page colour advertisement in conference           ONE half-page colour advertisement in conference guide
   guide (artwork to be supplied by sponsor);                 (artwork to be supplied by sponsor);
   Corporate name and logo on conference brochure;            Corporate name and logo on mini conference guide;
   Corporate name and logo on PD Week website;                Corporate name and logo on PD Week website;

Breakfast                                                 Luncheon
   Second choice option of ONE Breakfast timeslot            Third choice option of ONE Luncheon timeslot and
   Placement of company logo on Breakfast signage            opportunity to give brief welcome remarks
                                                             VIP Luncheon seating at ONE table (seats 10 people)
Luncheon                                                     Placement of company logo on Luncheon signage
   Second choice option of ONE Luncheon timeslot and         Tent cards printed with company logo at each Luncheon
   opportunity to give brief welcome remarks                 table
   VIP Luncheon seating at ONE table (seats 10 people)
   Placement of company logo on Luncheon signage          Seminar(s)
   Tent cards printed with company logo at each              Third choice option of ONE seminar (includes one
   Luncheon table                                            seminar for 45 minutes starting at 9 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. or
                                                             1:30 p.m.)
Seminar(s)
   Second choice option of ONE seminar (includes one      Additional Benefit Included
   seminar for 45 minutes starting at 9 a.m. or 10:45        8 Friday night event tickets
   a.m. or 1:30 p.m.)

Additional Benefit Included
   10 Friday night event tickets
 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF CANADA


      SPONSORSHIP &
  ADVERTISING CATALOGUE




   BRONZE SPONSOR (5 available)                                    FRIEND SPONSOR (IN-KIND)
   Contribution: $6,000              Value: $6,460

    ONE complimentary booth space in exhibit hall (10x8)     PD Week welcomes in-kind contributions and will publicly
    with fourth selection of location in exhibit hall;       acknowledge the support of organizations who provide
    Corporate name and logo on PD Week website               services, including:

Coffee Break                                                         Printing
    Fourth choice option of ONE coffee break                         Decorations
    Placement of company logo on coffee break signage                Flowers
                                                                     Awards/Plaques
Seminars                                                             Special Events
   Fourth choice option of ONE seminar (includes one                 Any other agreed-upon service
   seminar for 45 minutes starting at 9 a.m. or 10:45 a.m.
   or 1:30 p.m.)                                             Depending on the level of in-kind contribution, your
                                                             organization may be eligible to receive additional
Additional Benefit Included                                  sponsorship benefits listed in this catalogue.
   6 Friday night event tickets




   For more information about these packages and any additional sponsorship opportunities
    please contact Sean Downey, Verney Conference Management at 613-226-8317 ext. 221 or at
                                    sdowney@verney.ca.
                                                                                                        THE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                        INSTITUTE OF CANADA

                                                                                                        SPONSORSHIP &
                                                                                                        ADVERTISING CATALOGUE


                                     Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

#                 Item                                             Description                                        PD Week
1.    Exhibit Space                 Increase your visibility and interact with conference delegates during
      Single 10' across x 8' deep   breakfast and coffee breaks. Display your marketing materials and invite       $ 3,780 (single)
                                    your prospects to attend the tradeshow for free. Book your booth today.
      Double 20' across x 8' deep   Please advise if you will require data lines, special draping and chairs for   $ 6,090 (double)
                                    your booth.
                                    Additional Benefits include: Two weekly passes, two lunch tickets
                                    provided daily and four Friday night event tickets.
2.   Breakfast                      Start the morning off right by providing a healthy and hearty breakfast to     $2,100/day
                                    conference delegates. Your corporate name and logo will be notably
                                    displayed on all breakfast signage.
                                    Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
3.   Coffee Breaks                  Breaks will be held between sessions in the morning and afternoon              $790 each or
                                    throughout the five days. Your company name and logo will be prominent         $1,260 full day
                                    displayed on all coffee break signage.
                                    Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
4.   Lunch                          This seated luncheon will be open to over 1,100 PD Week delegates. Your        $6,825
                                    corporate name will be prominently displayed on signs outside the
                                    banquet hall and on tent cards at each table. Your organization will also
                                    receive a VIP table for your guests and an opportunity to give a brief
                                    welcome remark.
                                    Additional Benefits include: VIP lunch table for your guests and four
                                    Friday night event tickets.
5.    Free Seminar                  A separate conference room will seat your special guests and conference        $1,890 each or
      Session A: 9:00AM-10:15AM     participants. This area will be available daily to provide additional          $2,940 for a day
                                    marketing opportunities to exhibitors and sponsors. Signage at each room
      Session B: 10:45AM-12:00PM    will recognize your organization.
      Session C: 1:30PM - 2:30PM
6.   Friday Night Event             This formal evening dinner and dance is open to conference delegates.          $23,205
                                    Your company’s logo will be displayed on tickets and all onsite event
                                    signage plus tickets for your company and their guests. With this
                                    opportunity your corporate name and logo will be prominently displayed
                                    as the corporate sponsor of the evening’s festivities.
                                    Additional Benefits include: Eight Friday night event tickets.
7.   President's Reception          This social event attracts 300-400 financial management professionals.         $4,200
                                    The sponsoring organization’s name will be prominently displayed on
                                    event signage and tickets.
                                    Additional Benefits include: Your organization will be mentioned in the
                                    fmi*igf Journal as a sponsor of the President’s Reception.
8.   FORD/IARD Graduation           Welcome 300 new financial officers as they graduate from the Public            $2,100
     Ceremony                       Service Financial Officer and Internal Audit program by sponsoring this
                                    special event. Your corporate name and logo will also take premier
                                    placement on all Graduation signage.
                                    Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
9.   fmi*igf Lounge               This lounge is reserved for your organization and fmi*igf Chapter and        $2,835
                                  Board members. Display your corporate name and logo throughout this
                                  room as it is used for committee meetings and informal discussions.
                                  Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
10. Speakers Lounge               Reach out to keynote and session speakers by sponsoring PD Week’s            $2,,835
                                  speaker lounge. This VIP facility will provide the speakers, many of whom
                                  are high-level professionals, with a private and quiet space to relax,
                                  prepare for their presentations, grab some snacks or check their e-mail
                                  prior to and in between sessions. Your company name and logo will be on
                                  all speakers lounge signage.
                                  Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
11. Theatre                       Each day of PD Week features a keynote speaker in the Casino Theatre.        $3,000
                                  Brand the theatre with your company name in all conference
                                  documentation including the conference brochure, conference guide and
                                  conference pocket guide. Your company name will also appear on signage
                                  outside the theatre promoting the keynote speakers.
                                  Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
12. Senators Bus                  Hop aboard the Senators bus and ride with conference delegates to            $1,400
                                  ScotiaBank Place to watch the Ottawa Senators hockey game. By
                                  sponsoring this social networking opportunity you will be able to network
                                  and mingle in a relaxed and intimate setting with conference delegates.
                                  Your corporate name and logo will be displayed in the bus and on the
                                  Jumbotron during the game (subject to Scotiabank Place approval).
                                  Additional Benefits include: Two wine and food show tickets.
13. Hydration Station             As the hydration station sponsor you are given the opportunity to brand      $3,150
                                  sports bottles and distribute them to all conference attendees. Attendees
                                  will then refill bottles with water at any of the water cooler stations
                                  located throughout the convention center. Build your brand through
                                  messaging on signage at all of the stations. This sponsorship does not
                                  include the costs of producing and shipping the water bottles and any
                                  associated service or taxes. This sponsorship item must be reserved 5
                                  weeks in advance. Sponsor to supply 3,500 water bottles.
                                  Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
14. Internet Café                 As the Internet café sponsor, your company will have an opportunity to       $7,000 or
                                  showcase its corporate name and logo at this office away from the office.    $3,150
                                  Attendees will use the internet café to check e-mail and conduct business
                                  in a café-type setting. Computers in this area open to your homepage or
                                  screensaver. Bring branded mouse pads, pens or stationery for more
                                  impact! Two different pricing options are available. Please contact Sean
                                  Downey for details.
                                  Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
15. Conference Brochure           This pre-conference brochure is mailed to all government departments         $1,995
                                  before the conference takes place. Two sponsors will have the
                                  opportunity to display their corporate name and logo on the brochure.
16. Advertisement in Conference   The conference guide is provided to all PD Week delegates.
    Guide                         Full page colour ad Conference guide                                         $1,260
                                  1/2 page colour ad Conference guide                                          $1,725
                                  1/4 page colour ad Conference guide                                          $1,400
                                  Additional Benefits include: Your organization will be mentioned in the
                                  fmi*igf Journal as an advertiser.
17. Mini Pocket Guide             This extremely useful guide will be referred to by delegates several times   $1,050
                                  a day on a daily basis for five days. Three sponsors will have an
                                  opportunity to display their corporate name and logo on each Pocket
                                  Guide.
18. Logo on Poster            Include your corporate name and logo on the pre-conference poster as it           $2,000
                              is used to promote PD Week to private and public sector departments
                              across Canada. fmi*igf Chapters will also use this poster to promote PD
                              Week at Chapter events several months before the conference.
19. Tote Bag                  Print your corporate name and logo on this eco tote bag. Each participant         $2,100
                              will be given an eco bag upon visiting the exhibitor area. Participants
                              place conference materials in this bag and carry the tote with them
                              throughout the duration of the conference. This is an EXCLUSIVE offer and
                              must be reserved at least five weeks prior to the conference. Printed bags
                              are sponsor supplied.
                              Additional Benefits include: Two Friday night event tickets.
20. Name Tags/Lanyards        Every delegate wears a badge/lanyard, therefore every delegate wears              $6,300
                              your company name/logo around their neck. Delegates will be walking
                              sign boards for your corporate brand. This opportunity will ensure your
                              organization receives the highest level of exposure during the conference.
                              Name Tags/Lanyards are provided by fmi*igf, and co-branded with the
                              fmi*igf corporate logo.
                              Additional Benefits include: Four Friday night event tickets.
21. Corporate Inserts         This sponsorship opportunity will allow five sponsors to insert their             $1,200
                              company brochure into every delegate registration kit. Please provide
                              copies of your pre-printed material to fmi*igf and we’ll take care of the
                              rest.
22. Delegates Gift            Your corporate name and logo will be printed on all conference delegates’         $18,900
                              gifts. These gifts are supplied by fmi*igf and handed out to approximately
                              3,500 delegates.
                              Additional Benefits include: Eight Friday night event tickets.
23. Registration Area         Be the first thing delegates see as they enter the conference. Your               $735/day
                              corporate name and logo will be prominently displayed on registration
                              signage.
24. Transportation (To/From   Transport conference participants by bus to/from the Hilton Lac-Leamy             $3,000
    Conference)               and various pickup points. Signage with your company’s name will be
                              displayed at the pickup points, on the bus and you will have an
                              opportunity to give a brief welcome remark as participants load onto the
                              bus.
                              Additional Benefits include: Four Friday night event tickets.
25. Conference Video          Sponsor this item and your company will be remembered for years to                $7,770
                              come as fmi*igf uses this video to promote future conferences. This video
                              will play during the Friday night event to conference delegates. You can
                              also use this video to promote your company’s involvement within the
                              public sector financial management community. Finally, the video will be
                              available on the fmi*igf web site promoting PD Week.
                              Additional Benefits include: Four Friday night event tickets.
26. Hand Sanitizer            This item provides two set-up options. The first option entails providing         $1,575 or $5,250
                              all delegates with mini hand sanitizers as part of their registration kit or in
                              their delegate bag. For this option the sponsor must supply the lotion and
                              arrange for the printing. Your company name and logo will be on each
                              mini sanitizer bottle. The second option involves setting up hand sanitizer
                              stations throughout the conference venue. Hand sanitizer stations will be
                              provided within proximate distance from food and coffee break stations.
                              fmi*igf will take care of purchasing the lotion and printing costs.
                              Additional Benefits include: Four Friday night event tickets.


   For more information about these packages and any additional sponsorship opportunities
    please contact Sean Downey, Verney Conference Management at 613-226-8317 ext. 221 or at
                                    sdowney@verney.ca