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We invite you to sponsor our five year anniversary celebration: gen{Next}5.

Establish new business leads, network with key decision makers, meet potential clients, and feature your product or service during this event. Sponsoring gen{Next}5 provides a great ROI: Generation Water, a cutting-edge, social enterprise focused on water use efficiency and sustainable landscaping

Thursday, September 13, 2012 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Metropolitan Water District 700 N. Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

Partnership: Align your organization with

sustainability, as the celebration will attract approximately 200 top industry leaders from water, landscaping and irrigation, social enterpreneurship, and workforce development

Visibility: Positive exposure to professionals in

Information Exchange: Learn about the latest

water use efficiency and workforce development approaches, technology, and grant opportunities.

and develop business leads

Networking: Meet industry leaders, share insights,

Learn about the future of water use efficiency from the next generation in a festive, social environment with your colleagues Suggested donation: $40 Food and drinks, including GinWater will be served!

Generation Water is an award-winning, social entrepreneurial organization focused on reducing water usage. We are tech-savvy, problem solvers. We bring passion to what we do. Our Dual Purpose: 1) To restore landscape to its natural beauty while living within our water resources. 2) To prepare the next generation with the technical and business skills necessary to lead the transition to a sustainable economy. Since 2009, Generation Water has: Conducted over 240 water audits and irrigation surveys Located and inventoried over 350 irrigation controllers and 5,300 valves Cataloged over 25,000 sprinklers including 10,000 that were malfunctioning or broken Installed over 125 rain gardens Employed and trained over 250 youth and young adults and placed over 45 people into careers

founded to offer environmental education June 2007

April 2009

First project is to inventory toilets and urinals at LAUSD

Second project is to conduct irrigation assessments at LAUSD

June 2010 GW is awarded State of Californias $2.5 million Green Innovation Challenge

GW begins to train young adults in water use efficiency and sustainable landscaping January 2011


GW awarded Baldwin Hills Restoration Project August 2011 June 2011 GW wins Innovative Conservation Program grant from MWD

GW launches LA Rain Gardens Program with LADWP and TreePeople October 2011

100 gardens installed! April 2012

May 2012 230 large landscapes audited!

October 2012 GW expansion to Inland Empire

Today, Generation Water operates three service areas with a common focus of building a pipeline of talent for the future. As a social enterprise, Generation Water focuses on a triple bottom line: Environmental: Water saved and acres restored to sustainable landscape Social: Number of young adults trained and placed into career paths Economic: Economic value created

Selected Clients

The Future of Water Use Efficiency

Investment grade landscape audits that lead to retrofits, new technology, and a quick ROI


California-Friendly gardens that infiltrate water, decrease run-off, and require less water


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A pipeline of talent trained in technical and business skills to lead the transition to a sustainable economy

GIS mapping of invasive species, control, and re-vegetation to improve watershed health


Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship Includes Recognition before and after event Organization logo on GW website Product placement as give-away Organization logo on GW newsletter Logo displayed on event signage Exhibit table in prominent space in venue Organization profile on GW website Organization profile on GW newsletter Official press release announcing the sponsor's support Speaking Opportunity Ad in event program Tickets to event Platinum $30,000 Gold $15,000 Silver $10,000 Bronze $5,000 Blue $1,500 Green $750

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Please select the sponsorship level you wish to support at: Platinum Sponsor: $30,000 Gold Sponsor: $15,000 Silver Sponsor: $10,000 Bronze Sponsor: $5,000 Blue Sponsor: $1,500 Green Sponsor: $750 For questions or comments, contact Cindy Alvarez:

Please make check payable to: Generation Water Mail check and registration form to: 700 N. Alameda Street, Floor 4-570 Los Angeles, CA 90012. By signing below, the authorized individual confirms that the organization will sponsor Gen{Next}5 at the sponsorship level marked on this registration form. Sponsor benefits begin upon receipt of this form. Generation Water is unable to refund sponsorship payment as sponsor benefits are effective immediately. ____________________________________________ Signature of Authorized Representative _____________________________________________ Printed Name of Authorized Representative