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Sponsorship Opportunities

On behalf of the entire membership of The African Network (TAN), we would like to invite you to become a sponsor of TANCon 2012.

TAN http://www.theafricannetwork.org is a not–for–profit organization headquartered in Silicon Valley, with a focus on fostering and enabling entrepreneurship and technological innovation through networking, education and mentoring. TAN endeavors to cultivate an ecosystem that empowers the entrepreneur and showcases Africa’s potential as a major emerging market.

TANCon http://www.tanconf.org is the sole event of its kind for entrepreneurs of African descent. The target audience includes entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 business leaders, government policy makers, venture capitalists, investment bankers, and other entrepreneurial ecosystem organizations.

Our theme this year is "Africa: Seizing Entrepreneurshial Opportunities". On the continent, there are many opportunities to build businesses that will help communities and cultivate wealth. Both on the continent and abroad, the continent will renew that spirit and ensure participants are informed and ready to take action.

Sponsorship of TANCon 2012 will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your products and services to a premier group of professionals and organizations from around the world. We believe that you will derive direct business benefit from participating in TANCon.

There are several sponsorship levels available at TANCon 2012:

Platinum Sponsor: $20,000
  • 15 minute Plenary Keynote
  • Welcome address during pre–conference dinner
  • Ability to send email to attendee opt–in list for one pre–event and one post–event communication
  • One year sponsor attribution on TAN website with hyperlink to sponsor’s website
  • Complimentary TANCon 2012 Conference Passes (10)
  • Exhibit Space
  • Banner placement in exhibit hall
  • Logo on attendee badge
  • Marketing Space in Conference brochure – Back Cover
  • Logo on individual Power Point slide, looping at interval throughout the conference
  • Complimentary suite at Conference Hotel Venue
  • One Free Full Year Admission to TANs Monthly Networking Meeting
  • Access to a private informal meeting with Keynote, Plenary Speakers, and representatives from African Consulates
Gold Sponsor: $10,000
  • Complimentary placement of one (1) sponsor designee on a breakout session panel
  • One year sponsor attribution on TAN website with hyperlink to sponsor’s website
  • Complimentary TANCon 2012 Conference Passes (4)
  • Exhibit Space
  • Banner placement in exhibit hall
  • Logo on attendee badge
  • Marketing Space in Conference brochure – Full Page
  • Logo on individual Power Point slide, looping at interval throughout the conference
  • One Free Full Year Admission to TAN’s Monthly Networking Meeting
Silver Sponsor: $5,000
  • Complimentary placement of one (1) sponsor designee on a breakout session panel
  • One year sponsor attribution on TAN website with hyperlink to sponsor’s website
  • Complimentary TANCon 2012 Conference Passes (2)
  • Exhibit Space
  • Banner placement in exhibit hall
  • Marketing Space in Conference brochure – Half Page
  • Logo on individual Power Point slide, looping at interval throughout the conference
Breakfast Sponsor: $3,000
  • Prominent display of "Thank You" signs displaying company logo around breakfast service eating areas
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Quarter page advertisement in conference final program
  • Verbal and visual acknowledgment in all conference sessions immediately preceding refreshment breaks.
Lunch Sponsor: $6,000
  • Prominent display of "Thank You" signs displaying company logo around lunch break service eating area
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Logo and 100–word description in final conference program
  • One free delegate pass to conference
  • Quarter page advertisement in conference final program
  • Verbal and visual acknowledgment in all conference sessions immediately preceding lunch break
  • Opportunity to display company materials/items at agreed areas during lunchtime
Refreshment Breaks Sponsor: $3,000
  • Prominent display of "Thank You" signs displaying company logo around lunch and refreshment break service eating areas
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Quarter page advertisement in conference final program
  • Verbal and visual acknowledgment in all conference sessions immediately preceding refreshment breaks
  • Opportunity to display company materials/items at agreed areas during lunchtime
Panel Session Sponsor: $3,000
  • Acknowledgment of sponsor by chair of session
  • Acknowledgment of the sponsor on the slide displayed at the beginning and at the end of the session
  • Opportunity to provide sponsor material on delegate seating
  • Logo and link on conference website
Reception Sponsor: $6,000
  • Acknowledgement by the MC of the support of the sponsor at the event
  • An opportunity to provide a welcome presentation by a representative of the sponsor (up to 3 minutes)
  • Placement of sponsor logo throughout venue and on visual screens
  • Complimentary tickets (4) to reception
  • Access to conference attendee list
  • Logo and link on conference website
Wi–Fi Access Sponsor: $3,000
  • Placement of logo in the conference program, at registration, and on Login card provided to each attendee
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Acknowledgment of sponsor by conference chair
  • Quarter page advertisement in conference final program

Please let us know what we can do to move the sponsorship process forward or if we can provide more information about TAN or TANCon 2012.

We sincerely hope that you will decide to sponsor our event and we look forward to working with you.

Please contact:
Paschal Iwuh
Email: piwuh@theafricannetwork.org
Sponsorship Lead TANCon 2012
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