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Sponsorship Opportunities

The event EABS 2008 offers companies and organisations an opportunity to increase their visibility by making your name and corporate logo visible to the entire target audience during the summit. Through sponsorship and having a display area, you have the opportunity to market your projects, products and services directly to investors, customers and the entire private and public sector officials. The EABS organising committee works closely with the Governments agencies, supporting organisations and the private sector to guarantee that our sponsors receive maximum exposure to their target audience.

Why Sponsor

There are many benefits being a Sponsor at EABS 2008 which summarilly include: premier networking opportunities, generating new business leads, building your brand awareness, raising your company profile, launching your new products or services, increasing your market exposure, getting free delegate passes, getting your corporate logo on promotional items, website, etc. Being a sponsor at this perticular event in Hamburg will brings you specific numerous benefits:

  • A speaking position highlighted in the Summit agenda – a powerful platform from which to showcase your industry, knowledge and abilities by a senior representative of your organisation.
  • Chairmanship of a Summit session through which you can be seen with a high profile panel of industry experts.
  • Involvement in an industry panel discussion as a panellist or chairperson – a chance to engage in industry-critical debates with market leading executives and Government officials.
  • A one-day workshop held during the Summit will give you an in-depth opportunity to demonstrate your expertise and put across your views to a smaller, more focused group.
  • Branding via the Summit brochure, website, banners and posters, set panels, official Summit Proceedings, other Summit documentation and delegate gifts. This comprehensive brand awareness opportunity targets and reaches people beyond those attending the EABS 2008 itself.
  • Host a lunch, a Gala Dinner or an evening reception for the Summit attendees – this is a superb networking opportunity in a relaxed environment that you control.
  • A display stand in the EABS 2008 networking area. There you can present a video or poster demonstration of your services and products, network with attendees, hold informalp> meetings or just give more exposure to your brand via a display stand in the premier networking area of the Summit where all coffee breaks are held.
  • Complimentary EABS 2008 delegate passes ensure that key members of staff, your most important clients and prospects attend the event for free.
  • Choose from a luxurious range of corporate gifts such as delegate bags, corporate pens, notepad, and business card holders, all with your name or logo. Acknowledgement of your company as the Official Sponsor of the Gift which will be given to all delegates at the registration desk upon arrival with the conference packs.

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Sponsorship Levels

There are different main sponsorship levels of offers during the EABS 2008 event including DIAMOND, PLATINUM, GOLD, SILVER, Sponsorship. Since the benefits you get start much earlier before the event takes place, we advice you to take a decision to be EABS Sponsor at once. Details of different of sponsorships categories/levels we offers and your benefits as a sponsor at EABS 2008 in Hamburg are outlined bellow. Take this exclusive opportunity to promote your brand, products or expertise.

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Diamond Sponsorship

 Diamond Sponsorship is the highest level of sponsorship we offer. It is a first class branding opportunity with many exclusive features to attract the maximum attention of industry and Government leaders before, during and after the summit. As a Diamond Sponsor you will enjoy premier status on par with the senior most Government and corporate officials attending and supporting the Europe Africa Business Summit 2008. W e only allow a limited number of Diamond Sponsors for an event, in order not to dilute the marketing impact. We work very closely with our Diamond Sponsors in the preparation of the agenda and we ensure that everything meets your requirements.


A Diamond Sponsor will receive the following:

Pre-Event:

  • Corporate branding of the event in a full-page advert (800 – 900 words) in AV ‘s Magazine;
  • Direct mail to the target audience - includes client's logo (B&W) on the letter and printed brochure (incl. colour logo) detailing the programme;
  • Copies of Promotional Brochure for the sponsor to invite its clients and guests;
  • Listing and description of the event (and sponsors) in AV publication Magazine;
  • Inclusion of Diamond Sponsor's logo in a prominent position on our website www.europeafricabusinesssummit.org with reference to the Diamond Sponsor's support;
  • The above includes a hyperlink to any of your own websites.

Programme & Event:

  • A Diamond Sponsor will have a presentation session at the event;
  • A Diamond Sponsor's company logo will be printed on the front cover of the official programme as DIAMOND Sponsor, together with the logos of endorsing industry associations and publications;
  • A Diamond Sponsor will have 150 - 200 words provided by the sponsor of promotional text inside the programme;
  • A Diamond Sponsor will have the option of sitting on any panel sessions;
  • A Diamond Sponsor will have an exhibition stand at the event to display promotional material (exhibition stand to be provided by the sponsor);
  • Corporate literature supplied by the client can be distributed to delegates. Gifts and other promotional material may also be distributed. Upon request, we will also place your literature or promotional materials in the Registration Area;
  • Diamond Sponsor will be allotted ten free delegates places to invite clients to attend the Summit

Branding on The Day:

  • The Diamond Sponsor's logo will be on all promotional banners (provided by the sponsor) within the venue.

Post Event:

  • Diamond Sponsor will be given access to the full Delegate List;
  • Summit Report (see conclusion);
  • Advanced notice of NEPAD's future events and offers of exclusive sectoral participation.

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Platinum Sponsor

We shall only allow a limited number of Platinum Sponsors at the EABS 2008 event, in order not to dilute the marketing impact. Platinum Sponsors have the chance to be presented at the Summit in Hamburg.
The marketing activity will include:

Pre-Event

  • Corporate branding of the event in a full-page advert (800 – 900 words) in AV ‘s Magazine;
  • Direct mail to the target audience - includes client's logo (B&W) on the letter and printed brochure (incl. colour logo) detailing the programme;
  • Copies of Promotional Brochure for the sponsor to invite its clients and guests;
  • Listing and description of the event (and sponsors) in AV publication Magazine;
  • Inclusion of Diamond Sponsor's logo in a prominent position on our website www.europeafricabusinesssummit.org with reference to the Diamond Sponsor's support;
  • The above includes a hyperlink to any of your own websites.

Programme & Event:

  • A Platinum Sponsor will have 100 words of promotional text inside the programme;
  • A Platinum Sponsor will have a presentation session at the event;
  • Corporate literature supplied by the client can be distributed to delegates. Gifts and other promotional material may also be distributed. Upon request, we will also place your literature or promotional materials in the Registration Area;
  • Platinum Sponsor will be allotted six free delegates places to invite clients to attend the Summit

Branding On The Day:

  • Platinum Sponsors' logos will be on all promotional banners (provided by the sponsor) within the venue.

Post Event:

  • Platinum Sponsor will be given access to the full Delegate List;
  • Summit Report (see conclusion);

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Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsorship provides a powerful opportunity to attract the maximum attention of the industry and Government leaders before, during and after the Europe Africa Business Summit 2008 in Hamburg . As a Gold Sponsor, your company will enjoy the high status of being visible with key Governmental and corporate officials attending and supporting Summit . Gold Sponsors will feature on all official printed material and throughout the forum advertising campaign. Here we also only allow a limited GOLD Sponsors at the EABS 2008 event for the same reasons.

Your Benefits Package Include:

  • Facilitation of private meetings with African decision makers
  • Priority seating for your company executives at all meals
  • Company name displayed on all Summit publications
  • Discounted rate for gala reception
  • Recognition as workshop sponsor
  • Three free delegates places to invite clients to attend the Summit
  • Opportunity to distribute corporate gifts
  • Opportunity to host private receptions

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Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsorship provides the opportunity to attract strong attention from the participants and others before, during and after the forum. We only allow a limited SILVER Sponsors for an event, in order not to dilute the marketing impact.

Your Benefits Package Include:

  • Company name displayed on all Summit publications as sponsor
  • Quarter page program advertisement
  • Recognition as workshop sponsor
  • One free delegate place to invite a client to attend the Summit
  • Opportunity to distribute corporate gifts

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Alternative Sponsorship & Branding Options

Lunch Sponsorship
Lunch Sponsorship is always available at every major NEPAD Councils's event. All delegates attend the lunch and this is an excellent opportunity for a company to obtain exclusive exposure. Invite all participants to lunch on either day and have the opportunity to give a lunchtime presentation. Your sponsorship of the lunch break can be prominently displayed giving it maximum visibility. This opportunity is limited to one sponsor per day for this event.

A Lunch Sponsorship package includes:

Programme & Event: The Sponsor's logo will appear in the brochure and programme, as well as on all promotional materials as our Official Lunch Sponsor; The Sponsor will appear on our event website as Official Lunch Sponsor.

Insert Into Delegate Pack Companies have the opportunity to insert promotional items into our registration pack. Flyers, brochures, CD-ROMs and pens are welcome. Your materials will get into the hands of the maximum number of delegates, since every visitor, speaker and VIP at our major events will receive a pack when they register. Evening Reception Sponsor Invite all participants to your evening reception with the opportunity to give a welcome presentation. Your sponsorship will be prominently displayed giving it maximum visibility.Coffee Break Sponsor All participants congregate at the coffee break areas and your sponsorship of the coffee breaks can be prominently displayed giving it maximum visibility. This opportunity is limited to one sponsor per day for this event. The cost on Day Two is Euro 12,000.

Delegate Bag Sponsor

This opportunity is limited to only one sponsor for this event. Styles depend on the type of bag that the sponsor feels is appropriate for their band and image. The organizers will advise on the available choices. Delegate bags will prominently feature the sponsor's logo.Tie holder sponsorTie holders make a superb delegate gift and can be included in each delegate bag. As all participants receive a bag, this is an excellent opportunity to display the sponsor's logo. This opportunity is limited to one sponsor for this event.In Conclusion While NEPAD Council takes the African development agenda beyond aid to focus on sustainable growth mechanisms, the EABS organising committee take you directly to Africa because of NEPAD Council's face. With that you will market and do your business so as to gain a competitive edge. That is why the sponsorship opportunities and benefits are limited to only a few players and as a sponsor you will receive a full report on the event specifically in relation to your business. You are entitled to this. We at NEPAD Council are at the same time proud to be part of this community and professionalism and ability to deliver is just because we look in the Eyes of our partner organisation.

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