2013 PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  2013 CIT International Conference
October 14 – 16, 2013
Hartford, CT





PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Network with law enforcement professionals, mental health practitioners and advocates from the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia!

October 14-16, 2013

HARTFORD CONVENTION CENTER

HARTFORD CT

   Approximately 1200 law enforcement officers, mental health clinicians and advocates from all over the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia will be attending the 2013 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) International Conference.  What  is CIT?  It is a unique partnership of police, mental health providers and advocates who are dedicated to improving upon how the criminal justice system and the mental health system can work together to better serve our citizens in crisis. Law Enforcement/Mental Health Crisis Intervention Teams have saved the lives of police officers and citizens in psychiatric crisis while enabling those officers to connect them to needed services.

      

   

This event will be hosted at the 540,000 square foot, state of the art, Connecticut Convention Center. You can help us to spread the word about this important program. There are endless possibilities for companies interested in partnering with the 2013 International CIT Conference. 

 


      GENERAL SPONSORSHIP LEVELS: 

  • Platinum Level                    $10,000 or higher
    • Exhibit Space
    • Free Electrical Hookup
    • Advertisement in Program
    • Announcement throughout conference
    • Signage on Stage
    • 4 Free Registrations 
  • Gold Level                            $  5,000
    • Exhibit Space
    • Free Electrical Hookup
    • Advertisement in Program
    • Announcement throughout conference
    • Signage on Stage
    • 2 Free Registrations  
  • Silver Level                          $  2,000
    • Exhibit Space
    • Free Electrical Hookup
    • Advertisement in Program
    • Announcement throughout conference
    • 1 Free Registrations 
  • Contributor Level               $  1,000
    • Exhibit Space
    • Free Electrical Hookup
    • Advertisement in Program 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DESIGNATE A SPONSORSHIP

FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE, MAY WE SUGGEST; 

   

MONDAY NIGHT DINNER AND NETWORK EVENT AT THE CT SCIENCE CENTER

The CT Science Center will be the setting for an evening of dinner, games and networking.  The host of this event will be recognized in printed conference promotions and a prominently placed vendor booth and banner display.  As participants move through the Science Center, your organization will be highly visible and your representatives will have ample opportunities to network.

Monday night dinner and networking event sponsorship is $37,000 (or by the gallery $7,000.00)



   AWARDS LUNCHEON SPONSOR – The highlight of the conference is the annual awards luncheon recognizing the CIT Police Officer, Coordinator, Advocate, Police Chief / Sheriff, Consumer and Behavioral Health Practitioner of the year. This is an opportunity to sponsor the meal and be recognized on the web site, in the written program, and at the luncheon itself.  Awards luncheon sponsorship is $35,000.00.

   BREAKFAST SPONSOR – Each morning a continental breakfast will be supplied to conference attendees. The breakfast sponsor will be recognized on the web site, in the program, and in the remarks the day of the breakfast. Breakfast sponsorship is $13,000.00 for one morning.

AFTERNOON BREAK – Each afternoon coffee, tea and baked goods will be made available to conference attendees. The break sponsor will be recognized on the web site, and in the remarks the afternoon of the sponsored break. Break sponsorship is $4,000.00 for one afternoon. .  

BANNER HANGS – Printed Banners are available recognizing sponsors.  They will be displayed in the common areas of the Convention Center at $150.00 per banner.

VENDOR/EXHIBITOR BOOTHS - Booths for demonstration, information and sales will be made available in the high visibility, high traffic, pre-function area; rather than a separate room or hall.  The cost of a 10’ x 10’ booth w, 6’ table and 2 chairs is $800.00 for a business, and $400.00 for non-profit organizations. (Additional cost for electricity)

ATTENDEE SCHOLARSHIPS – Designate a scholarship in the name of your organization, or in memory of a loved one, so a deserving participant can attend the conference.  People who have received mental health services, or have had interactions with law enforcement while in crisis, have the potential to contribute greatly to this conference.  The expenses associated with the conference often prohibit attendance for those paying their own way.  Designate a scholarship for $700.00. (Tuition & Hotel)

OTHER SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Keynote / Feature speaker sponsors
  • Purchase attendee bags (w/ logos) containing program and area information, provided to each registered attendee.
  • In kind donations of dinner, show, museum, attraction or event tickets.
  • Airport shuttle sponsorship. (Arrival / Departure days)

The various levels are offered as suggestions.  The Conference Committee will work with all prospective sponsors / partners to ensure that they can participate at a level that fits their needs, and they feel comfortable with. Please call conference chairperson, Ken Edwards Jr., at 860-912-6817, to discuss options.  E-mail at kenedwards6471@yahoo.com
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For more information on the conference or the sponsors;

http://icithartford2013.com – Conference web site

http://citconferences.org  – CIT International’s Official Conference website

http://citinternational.org – CIT International’s organization website

www.cableweb.org – CIT Connecticut parent organization

www.ctconvention.com – the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
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