Invest Caribbean An Investment Power Breakfast Featuring Investors, Lenders & Top Caribbean Tourism Officials & EntrepreneursJune 9, 2011 – Roosevelt Hotel, New York City Presented By:
Invest Caribbean Where Real Capital Meets Investment Opportunities Introduction•The 2011 Invest Caribbean Power Breakfast is set for June 9, 2011 from 7:30 to 9:30a.m. at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City.•This high powered Forum will for the first time allow for investors and lenders to hearfirst hand the opportunities available for investment in the Caribbean region’s tourismsector.•We invite your company to partner with us in targeting investors and entrepreneursopen to doing business in the region!Why?• The forum will allow your company to present its products and services to a veryexclusive niche audience of top U.S. investors, entrepreneurs, business owners andexecutives.• Meet and interact with influential business and government leaders.• Explore and create opportunities for more business in the Caribbean. 2 2
AboutThe June 9, 2011 event will present investors and lenders in a panel discussion and networking/pitch event to allowCaribbean ministers and entrepreneurs to network and:•PRESENT THEIR COUNTRY’S INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY OR BUSINESS IDEAS.•RAISE CAPITAL FOR SEED OR EXPANSION.•MAKE POWERFUL CONNECTIONS AT NETWORKING BREAKFAST EVENT. The Invest Caribbean power breakfast will provide the platform to investors and entrepreneurs representing more than $10 BILLION in capital.Your Collaboration With Us Will Result In:•Your company’s product, services and executives will be placed front and center before a very exclusive niche group ofhigh powered executives.•Your company being featured in all communications including pre-event registration and promotion through theCaribbean Tourism Organization and Hard Beat Communications and their network of leading industry partners andassociations and via press releases on the PR Newswire.•Your company’s logo will be featured on the Hard Beat Communications.com and CaribWorldNews.com sites, whichreceives thousands of hits per day from visitors across the world.•E-mail promotions will go out multiple times before the event and mention the sponsors to a data base of over tenthousand professionals.•Sponsors of this event will enjoy the benefits of product and literature distribution, on-site signage, online exposure viaHard Beat Communications and CaribbeanWorldNews.com websites, which gets tens of thousands of visitors permonth.•The event will also be promoted using social networks including: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.•We have a large list of press contacts that we invite to our events such as The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney,Entrepreneur Magazine, and The Deal, etc.•Post-event “thank-you” email to event attendees with sponsoring company’s information and contact information.•Securing of list of contacts from event. 3
WHO WILL BE Who Will BeATTENDING Speaking?Government MinistersInvestment BankersLenders New York CityFinancial expertsMedia ComptrollerVenture CapitalistsAngel Investors Top InvestorPrivate And Equity InvestorsCommissioners/Directors Of Tourism Top LenderChief Investment OfficersEntrepreneurs Angel InvestorHoteliersCompanies Seeking Funds CaribbeanAsset Management Firms TourismInvestment AnalystsAdvisors OrganizationEntrepreneurs ChairmanConsultantsCaribbean Chamber of Commercemembers
SPONSORSHIP & BRANDING OPPORTUNITIESPresenting Sponsor –$10,000 - EXCLUSIVEPre-event Marketing Exposure•Title sponsor of event.•Sponsor’s linkable logo will be featured on Hardbeatcommunications.com andCaribWorldNews.com, which receive thousands of hits per day from visitorsacross the world.•Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining to event.•Top Sponsorship banner on E-Newsletters sent out specifically about event.•E-blast mentions that go out multiple times before the events.•Acknowledgement of sponsorship in all press releases about the event.Actual event•Signage at registration table and above head table.•Company exhibition table at event.•Moderator or panelist at event.•Four full conference registrations to event.•Company video broadcast to be shown at event (material provided by sponsor) .•Gift bag material distribution at conference and networking event.•Placement of logo on all screen Projections.•Broadcast via live stream to a global audience.Post-show Marketing•Complete database of conference attendees.•Post-event “thank-you” email to event attendees with sponsoring company’sinformation and contact information.•Acknowledgement in Post press release. 5
SPONSORSHIP & BRANDING OPPORTUNITIES GOLD LEVEL $8,000 - Exclusive Pre-event Marketing Exposure Sponsor’s logo will be featured on the Sponsor’s linkable logo will be featured on Hardbeatcommunications.com and CaribWorldNews.com which receive thousands of hits per day from visitors across the world. •Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining to event. •Banner on E-Newsletters sent out specifically about event. •E-blast to go out multiple times before the events. •Acknowledgement of sponsorship in all press releases about the event. Actual event •Signage at registration table •Four full conference registration . •Gift bag material distribution at conference and networking event. •Placement of logo on all screen Projections. Post-show Marketing •Complete database of conference attendees. •Post-event “thank-you” email to event attendees with sponsoring company’s information and contact information. •Acknowledgement in Post press release. 6
SPONSORSHIP & BRANDING OPPORTUNITIESSILVER LEVEL - $5,000 - ExclusivePre-event Marketing Exposure•Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining to event .•E-blast to go out from the Funding Post multiple times before the events.•Acknowledgement of sponsorship in all press releases about the event.•Sponsor’s logo will be featured on HardBeatCommunications.com andCaribWorldNew.com Websites, which receive thousands of hits per dayfrom visitors across the world.Actual event•Signage at registration table.•Two full conference registrations.•Gift bag material distribution at conference and networking event.Post-show Marketing•Complete database of conference attendees.•Post-event “thank-you” email to event attendees with sponsoring company’s•information and contact information.•Acknowledgement in Post press release.Breakfast Sponsor $5,000 (Exclusive)•Give conference attendees a lift by providing breakfast, coffee and beverages prior to the Conference.Price covers staffing costs.•Sponsor’s logo will be featured on HardBeatCommunications.com andCaribWorldNew.comWebsites, which receive thousands of hits per dayfrom visitors across the world.•Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining to event .•E-blast to go out multiple times before the events.•Acknowledgement in all press releases.•Gift bag material distribution at conference and networking event.•One (1) free ticket to the Conference.•Acknowledgement in Post press release.•Post-event “thank-you” email to event attendees with sponsoring company’sinformation and contact information. 7
SPONSORSHIP & BRANDING OPPORTUNITIESConference and Business Event Name Tag & Lanyards Sponsorship - $2,500(Exclusive)•Exclusive provider of neck cords, imprinted with your logo, used by all the attendees for participationin the Conference and Event.•Gift bag material distribution at conference and networking event.•One (1) free ticket to the Conference.•Logo and web banner link from sites - HardBeatCommunications.com and CaribWorldNews.com.•Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining to event.•Acknowledgement of sponsorship in all press releases about the event. Conference Attendee Bag Sponsorship - $2,500 (Exclusive) •Logo to appear on Briefcase type bags distributed at registration table for conference and business networking event - this is a keepsake item and great way to continue to be kept in mind during and after the event . •One (1) free ticket to the Conference. •Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining to event. • Gift bag material distribution at conference and networking event . • Logo and web banner link from sites - HardBeatCommunications.com and CaribWorldNews.com. •Acknowledgement of sponsorship in all press releases about the event.Pad and Pen Sponsorship - $2,500 (Exclusive)•Provide the pen and pad to all attendees placed on all seats and tables in the Conference room.•One (1) free ticket to the Conference.•Gift bag material distribution at conference and networking event .•Logo and web banner link from sites - HardBeatCommunications.com and CaribWorldNews.com.• Acknowledgement of sponsorship in all press releases about the event .Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining to event .Live Video Streaming Sponsor – $2,500 (Exclusive)•Premier sponsor of live stream from the event.•Logo and web banner link from sites - HardBeatCommunications.com, CaribWorldNews.com.•Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining to event.•One (1) free ticket to the Conference.•Acknowledgement of sponsorship in all press releases about the event. 8
SPONSORSHIP & BRANDING OPPORTUNITIESMedia Sponsor open to media houses – Value $10,000Pre-event Marketing Exposure•Sponsor’s linkable logo will be featured on HardBeatCommunications.comand CaribWorldNews.com, which receives thousands of hits per day fromvisitors across the world.•Logo Placement on all ads, mailings and marketing materials pertaining toevent .•E-blast mentions that go out multiple times before the events.•Acknowledgement of sponsorship in all press releases about the event.Actual event•Signage at event.• One conference ticket to event.•Gift bag material distribution at conference and networking event.•Placement of logo on all screen Projections.•Broadcast via live stream to a global audience.•Acknowledgement at event.Post-show Marketing•Complete database of conference attendees.•Post-event “thank-you” email to event attendees with sponsoring company’sinformation and contact information.•Acknowledgement in Post press release. 9
About Hard Beat CommunicationsWhat do companies like Sagicor USA, Digicel, CourtsCaribbean, LIME, GTECH, the PR Newswire, More MagicSolutions, Eastman Industries, the University of London andISM Travel turn to when they want to reach the Caribbeandemographic? Why Hard Beat Communications, Inc. of course.The minority-certified marketing agency and a partner of thePR Newswire, the world’s largest newswire distributor haspositioned itself as the conduit to this marketplace, in theregion and the Diaspora through its hosts of contacts and yearsof experience.The company’s key focus is on promoting the Caribbean andLatin America through key signature events and strategicalliances and HBC has built a strong news infrastructure andoperation through CaribWorldNews, which serves news to a Hard Beat’s CEO –number of corporate clients including Tempo TV among Caribbean-bornseveral other news groups, over 10,000 subscribers through itse-news weekly and over two million through its weekly radio Felicia Persaud - issyndicated newscast. an award-winningHard Beat serves a marketplace that’s put at over 68 million journalist andalone in the US, Canada, UK and the Caribbean region. It’s a entrepreneur whomarketplace whose economic impact, particularly theCaribbean Diaspora has gradually increased with Caribbean believes stronglyimmigrants sending remittances totaling some $6 billion in that the way out of2005, according to the Inter American Development Bank. poverty is throughHard Beat Communications is the 2009 winner of the Best of financial educationBusiness Award in the News correspondents, independentcategory by the Small Business Commerce Association. and wealth For more visit www.hardbeatcommunications.com creation.
About The Caribbean Tourism Organization & Caribbean Week In NYThe Caribbean Tourism Organization exists to increase significantly the inclusion of the Caribbeanregion in the set of destinations being considered by travelers.The CTO, with headquarters in Barbados, comprises 32 member countries, including English, French,Spanish and Dutch countries and territories, as well as private sector allied members. These includethe Caribbean Hotel Association, companies, organizations and persons providing products andservices to the Caribbean tourism industry.CTO envisions the global recognition of the Caribbean as a growing set of places and experiencesthat people feel compelled to enjoy in their lifetime.Every year, the CTO presents “Caribbean Week In New York,” which Caribbean Week in New York is acelebration of the sights, sounds, colors, culture and unique vacation attributes of theCaribbean. Tourism officials, the media, artists, performers, celebrity chefs, sponsors and strategicpartners converge on New York for a week of Caribbean hospitality and vacation special offers.Arranged by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, the Week combines business sessions andsponsored events with food, entertainment and networking opportunities! The week culminateswith the Governments of the Caribbean State Ball at the Plaza Hotel where awards are presented.Caribbean Week in New York typically attracts over 10,000 participants. In addition, extensivemedia coverage of the various events reaches local, national and international audiences in themillions.The overall objectives of Caribbean Week in New York are:• To provide a platform for the sale of Caribbean vacations;• To create events that attract significant positive media attention for the Caribbean;• To provide opportunities for all members to promote their individual products and services;• To engage the Caribbean Diaspora.For more visit: http://www.onecaribbean.org/.
MEDIA PARTNERS PR Newswire (www.prnewswire.com) is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and is a United Business Media company. For more log on to: http://www.prnewswire.com/ CaribPR Wire is the first and only press release newswire of the Caribbean - serving the Caribbean community in the U.S. and the region and reaching hundreds of Caribbean media houses, journalists and community leaders with cost effective rates and professional service. For more log on to www.caribpr.com. CWNN - The Caribbean World News Network - is the only daily syndicated Caribbean news service that covers the diverse market Caribbean region through the Web and radio syndication across 32 portals, 13 top U.S. stations and through its partnership with EBSCO publishing. For more visit: www.caribworldnews.com
SPONSOR REPLY FORM AND AGREEMENTCompany / Organization: _____________________________________________Web address: ______________________________________________________Contact Name: ____________________________________________________Title: _____________________________________________________________Address: ____________________________________________________________City: _____________________________________ ZIP:_______________________Phone: ____________________________________E-mail: _____________________________________Conference Contact: _______________________________________Payment Terms: by signing this document, the signer is agreeing to pay theSponsorship/exhibitor fee of $____________ for _______________sponsorship/exhibition.Payment in full is due by time of commitment.Cancellation Policy: Cancellation of sponsorship must be provided in writing to HardBeat Communications. Cancellations postmarked not later than one month prior toevent will be refunded minus a two hundred and fifty dollar ($250) cancellation fee. Anycancellation made after the one month period will be fully due and/or non-refundable.The undersigned hereby expressly represents and warrants that he/she is duly authorized toexecute this binding contract on behalf of the sponsor / Company named above andacknowledges that he / she has read and accepts all the terms on this contract.Authorized Signature: _______________________________________Date: _____________________________________________Please, mail, fax or email to:1515 Broadway, 11th FL, New York, NY 10008Tel 718-476-3616 / email: firstname.lastname@example.org
QuestionsFOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES & MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Felicia Persaud email@example.com 14