Contributions

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Contributor Prospectus

Call for Contributions

IEEE SoutheastCon has several opportunities for your business or establishment to support this important technical conference. The conference offers opportunities at several levels as well as a la carte and in-kind contributions. In order to keep costs down for the student portion of the conference, it is necessary to raise additional funds to allow us to offer the student attendees additional services. IEEE SoutheastCon 2017 as part of IEEE is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Any contributions to our conference may be tax-deductible. Contact your tax specialists for specific information.

There are various opportunities for organizations to show their support for the activities of IEEE Region-3 and to actively participate in IEEE SoutheastCon 2017:

  • Title Contributor — $25,000 — 1 Available
    • Corporate name and logo on all conference materials, including website and full-page ln conference program. Corporate name
      and logo prominently displayed at the conference. Two complimentary exhibitor spaces and 5 Registrations. Opportunity to deliver
      keynote address at Friday Opening Reception
  • Premier Contributor — $10,000 — 5 Available
    • Corporate name and logo on website and U2 page in conference program. Complimentary exhibitor space and 3 Registrations.
  • Principal Contributor — $5,000 — 10 Available
    • Corporate name and logo on website and 7/4 page in conference program. Complimentary exhibitor space and 2 Registration.
  • Partner Contributor — $1,000 — Unlimited
    • Corporate name on website and in program. Complimentary exhibitor space.
  • Exhibitor — $500 — Unlimited

There are also several targeted contributions available with different participation activities / benefits. A complete contribution list and form are available including student lunches, opening reception, hospitality suite and more (see “Targeted Contributions – below)

Deadline for Contributions: March 15, 2017

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Targeted Contributions

Opening Reception-starting at $5,000
The conference will be holding an opening reception at the Concord Convention Center on Friday evening. As an opening
reception contributor, your company name and logo will be displayed during the reception and in the conference program and on
the website.
Student Lunches-Starting at $2,500
Student lunches are not normally provided during the conference in order to keep student registration fees at a minimum. Contributing
to the student lunch will allow the conference to provide complimentary or reduced cost lunches to the student attendees.
As a student lunch contributor, your company name and logo will be displayed at the student luncheon. Your company
name will be mentioned in the conference program and website.
Conference Registration Gift Bag-Starting at $1,500
All conference attendees will be given a registration gift bag at registration. As the gift bag contributor, your company name and
logo will be displayed on the gift bag.
Hospitality Suite-Starting at $ 1,000
The conference will supply a hosted hospitality suite for spouses and partners attending the conference. This suite will provide a
quiet location where spouses and partners can meet and enjoy the provided non-alcoholic beverages. As a contributor to the hospitality
suite your company will be acknowledged in both the program and the hospitality suite.
Conference Apparel-starting at $1,000
The conference volunteers will be given complimentary apparel (polo shirts or oxfords) to wear while at the conference. As a conference
apparel sponsor, your company name and logo will appear on the apparel.
Student Competitions-Starting at $1,000
All the student competitions (hardware, software, t-shirt, ethics, website, and paper) all have contribution opportunities. As a contributor
to the student competitions your company name will appear in the program and on the website. Special mention will
made of your company’s contribution during the awards banquet when the winners of the competition are announced.
Student Beverage Service-Starting at $50O
During the hardware competition the students spend the entire evening working in the student competition area. Contributing to
the student coffee service will allow the conference to provide beverage (coffee, tea, sodas, etc.) service overnight to the students
in the hardware competition area. As a student coffee service contributor, your company name and logo will be displayed at the
student coffee service. Your company name will be mentioned in the conference program and website.
Coffee Breaks-starting at $5OO – 4 Available
There will be morning and afternoon coffee breaks held on Friday and Saturday. As a coffee break contributor, your company
name and logo will be displayed during the coffee break. Your company name will be mentioned in the conference program and website.
ln-Kind Contributions
The conference has opportunities for in-kind contributions on as needed case-by-case basis. Also, the conference will accept inkind
materials for inclusion into the registration packet. Please contact Lee Stogner (l.stogner@ieee.org) to discuss any in-kind contribution that you may wish to make.

Deadline for Contributions: March 15, 2017

Be a contributor now – Register here