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                                                     Sponsorship Packet 

Dear Sponsor
On behalf of Global Entrepreneurship Education (GEE!) and Immanuel Educational Services we are proud
to coordinate the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Houston. GEW is a global grassroots initiative designed
to inspire local entrepreneurs to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity.

Through mentoring, networking, competitions and more, last year’s Week engaged more than 3 million
people under the age of 30 through 25,022 events, hosted by 8,892 partner organizations in 100 nations.
The initiative—led by the Kauffman Foundation and the UK’s Make Your Mark campaign—inspired,
connected, mentored and engaged the next generation of entrepreneurs by urging youth everywhere to
embrace innovation, imagination and creativity. The week is designed to enhance Houston’s businesses in
the local, national and global marketplace by seeking better ways of doing things, and turning ideas into
reality.

Seven days, four goals:

• Inspire. We introduce entrepreneurship to young people under the age of thirty who otherwise
might not have considered it as a career path.

• Connect. We network young people and organizations across national boundaries to discover new
ideas at the intersection of cultures and disciplines.

• Mentor. We enlist active and inspiring entrepreneurs around the world to coach and mentor the
next generation of enterprise talent as they pursue their dreams.

• Engage. We demonstrate to opinion leaders and policymakers how entrepreneurship is central to
a nation's economic health and culture, and give them the opportunity to learn about each other's
entrepreneurial policies and practices.

The Opening Ceremony is being held in the Houston Room on the campus of the University of Houston on
Monday, November 16, 2009. The Opening Ceremony is held in conjunction with the National Pan-Hellenic
Council. NPHC is the governing body of 8 fraternities and sororities on the University of Houston campus,
designed to unify its member organizations through an emphasis on community service, academics,
leadership development and collaboration.

To reserve your sponsorship today, contact:

Denise Shanklin Bernard Johnson
GEW Regional Coordinator GEW Regional Coordinator
(281) 706-4324 (281) 838-7252
denise@gewhouston.org bernard@immanueleduserv.org
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                                                     Sponsorship Packet 

What is the GEW Houston?
For one week, millions of young people around the world will join a growing movement of entrepreneurial
people, to generate new ideas and to seek better ways of doing things. Countries across six continents are
coming together to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, an initiative to inspire young people to
embrace innovation, imagination and creativity. To think big. To turn their ideas into reality. To make their
mark.

From 16 - 22 November 2009, Global Entrepreneurship Week Houston will help connect young
Houstonians with youth everywhere through activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-
starters and innovators. Students, educators, entrepreneurs, business leaders, employees, non-profit
leaders, government officials and many others will participate in a range of activities, from online to face-to-
face, and from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings.

Through this initiative, the next generation of entrepreneurs will be inspired and can emerge. In doing so,
they will begin to acquire the knowledge, skills and networks needed to grow innovative, sustainable
enterprises that have a positive impact on their lives, their families and communities.

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2008 was a great success and a brilliant example of what can be
achieved by bringing together different ideas and cultures around the theme of enterprise. In 2009, we aim
to unleash young people's ideas around the issues that matter most to society, from poverty reduction
through to climate change, and to foster a global culture which recognizes entrepreneurs as drivers of
economic and social prosperity.

Schedule of Opening Ceremony
… 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Check-In

… 6:30 to 6:40 p.m. Welcome Address
… 6:40 to 6:50 p.m. Opening Remarks & Moderator Introduction
… 6:50 to 7:00 p.m. Guest Speaker Introduction by Moderator
… 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion
… 8:00 to 8:15 p.m. Questions & Answers
… 8:00 to 8:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

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                                                     Sponsorship Packet 

$15,000 Platinum Package
Sponsor of one of the following benefits
… Opening Reception
… Entrepreneurship Panel

VIP Privileges
… VIP seating at Launch Event
… Opening Ceremony registration for up to 20 representatives, additional registration available at
advertised rate
… Acknowledgement from podium

Recognition: Logo and Signage
… Logo and recognition in all conference materials
… Signage recognition at sponsored event and throughout conference
… Business logo to run throughout event
… Logo and Web site link on Summit Web site

Printed Material
… One-page flyer inserted into Launch packet (provided by the sponsor)
… Company logo, description and full-page advertisement in conference program

Electronic Recognition
… Logo and link on gewhouston.com
… Banner ad on Web site and for three (3) months on GEW Houston site
(to be provided by sponsor)

Media Exposure
… Special news release recognition
… Recognition on all other media partner mentions
… Recognition as key sponsor in local community newspapers

Cross Promotions and Marketing Opportunities
… Opening Ceremony attendee list and contact information
… Co-branding on three full color freeway billboards
… Full color, full-page ad in newsletter to be distributed to all subscribers

gewhouston.org|geeonlone.net|immanueleduserv.org
Certified Provider of the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Programs
                                                     Sponsorship Packet 

$10,000 Gold Package
Sponsor of the following benefits
… Entrepreneurship Panel

VIP Privileges
… VIP seating Launch Ceremony for one representative
… Conference registration for up to 10 representatives, additional registration available at advertised rate
… Acknowledgement from podium throughout the day

Recognition: Logo and Signage
… Logo and recognition in all conference materials
… Signage recognition at sponsored event and throughout conference
… Business logo during luncheon and other key times
… Logo and Web site link on GEW Houston site

Printed Material
… One-page flyer inserted into Opening Ceremony packet (provided by the sponsor)
… Company logo, description and 1/2-page advertisement in Opening Ceremony program

Electronic Recognition
… Logo and link on gewhouston.org
… Banner ad on Web site and for two (2) months on geeonline.net (to be provided by sponsor)

Media Exposure
… Special news release recognition
… Recognition on all other media partner mentions
… Recognition as key sponsor in ads appearing in local media outlets

Cross Promotions and Marketing Opportunities
… Opening Ceremony attendee list and contact information
… Co-branding on three full color freeway billboards
… Full color, full-page ad in newsletter to be distributed to all subscribers

gewhouston.org|geeonlone.net|immanueleduserv.org
Certified Provider of the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Programs
                                                     Sponsorship Packet 

$5,000 Silver Package
VIP Privileges
… Conference registration for up to 10 representatives, additional registration available at advertised rate
… Acknowledgement from podium throughout the day

Recognition: Logo and Signage
… Logo and recognition in all conference materials
… Signage recognition at sponsored event and throughout conference
… Business logo to run throughout event
… Logo and Web site link on GEW Houston site

Printed Material
… One-page flyer inserted into Opening Ceremony packet (provided by the sponsor)
… Company logo, description and 1/4-page advertisement in conference program

Electronic Recognition
… Logo and link on gewhouston.org
… Banner ad on Web site and for one (1) month on GEEONLINE.NET (to be provided by sponsor)

Media Exposure
… Special news release recognition in local media outlets

Cross Promotions and Marketing Opportunities
… Opening Ceremony attendee list and contact information
… Co-branding on three full color community billboards
… Full color, 1/2-page ad in tabloid to be distributed to all subscribers

gewhouston.org|geeonlone.net|immanueleduserv.org
Certified Provider of the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Programs
                                                     Sponsorship Packet 

$2,500 Bronze Package
VIP Privileges
… Conference registration for up to 10 representatives, additional registration available at advertised rate
… Acknowledgement from podium during morning and afternoon sessions

Recognition: Logo and Signage
… Logo and recognition in conference materials
… Signage recognition at sponsored event and throughout conference
… Business logo to run throughout event
… Logo and Web site link on GEW Houston site

Printed Material
… One-page flyer inserted into summit packet (provided by the sponsor)
… Company logo and description in conference program

Electronic Recognition
… Logo and link on GEWHouston.com
… Recognition on GEEOnline.net

Media Exposure
… Special news release recognition

Cross Promotions and Marketing Opportunities
… Conference attendee list and contact information
… Co-branding on three full color community bill boards
… Full color, 1/4-page ad in tabloid to be distributed to all subscribers

gewhouston.org|geeonlone.net|immanueleduserv.org
Certified Provider of the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Programs
                                                     Sponsorship Packet 

$1,500 Copper Package
VIP Privileges
… Conference registration for up to 5 representatives, additional registration available at advertised rate
… Acknowledgement from podium during morning and afternoon sessions

Recognition: Logo and Signage
… Logo and recognition in all conference materials
… Signage recognition at sponsored event and throughout conference
… Business logo to run throughout event
… Logo and web site link on Summit web site

Printed Material
… One-page flyer inserted into summit packet (provided by the sponsor)
… Company logo and description in conference program

Electronic Recognition
… Logo and link on GEWHouston.org
… Recognition on GEEOnline.net

Media Exposure
… Special news release recognition in local media outlets

Cross Promotions and Marketing Opportunities
… Conference attendee list and contact information
… Full color, 1/4-page ad in tabloid to be distributed to all subscribers

gewhouston.org|geeonlone.net|immanueleduserv.org
Certified Provider of the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Programs
                                                     Sponsorship Packet 

$500 Corporate Table
Includes the following benefits

… Conference registration for up to 10 representatives, additional registration available at advertised rate
… Name and logo on your assigned table
… Company name in conference program
… Name on GEWHouston.org

gewhouston.org|geeonlone.net|immanueleduserv.org
Certified Provider of the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Programs