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Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved The North Shore Technology Council Sponsorship Presentation 2006 www.nstc.org Lyn Kaplan – Sponsorship Committee Chairperson 781-565-2850 firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved NSTC Mission and Vision NSTC Mission The North Shore Technology Council's mission is to build a community for interaction, collaboration and advancement of technology business in Massachusetts' North Shore region. Vision for 2008 The North Shore Technology Council will be recognized as a leading forum for fostering high technology businesses in northeastern Massachusetts. The Council will offer programs that: establish a strong and supportive business community; create productive business-to-business relationships; provide opportunities for networking and professional growth; and improve the visibility of technology businesses within the region. Through these programs, the Council will encourage support for technology businesses, promote technology job growth, and help realize the benefits that technology businesses offer communities throughout the region.
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved NSTC Strategic Plan Who is our primary target audience? “Companies from the region’s growing and leading technology industries, (aerospace, biotechnology, information technology, life science, medical device, nanotechnology, semiconductor, software, and telecom) as well as their senior level executives, managers, and professional staff, in Massachusetts, north of Boston.”
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved NSTC Community Cities and Towns North of Boston Economic Development Agencies State and Federal legislators Community Foundations Youth Collaborative Organizations
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved Demographics Challenge Lack of tax advantages barrier High Cost of doing business Few high tech startups come north “Trading cluster” = 39% of jobs & shrinking “Local” cluster = 60% of jobs Over 1/3 of work force leaves the North Shore daily to go to high tech jobs
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved Board of the NSTC
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved Current Membership Activities Networking Events –The Programs and Activities Committee for the North Shore Technology Council holds monthly programs to foster networking, business strategy and career advancement. Monthly Breakfast Meetings –The NSTC holds monthly breakfast meetings featuring keynote speakers from various technology industries and companies. Volunteer Committees –An example is the new initiative that matches North Shore business leaders with area youth, the North Shore Technology Council (NSTC) arranges for several local tech executives to speak with high schools last month.
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved Accomplishments 100% Sponsor Renewal 200 Active participants during past year CEO Panel members 4 year record of self-sustaining events Experienced Board Professional staff support, active volunteer base Awareness with press, legislators, community leaders Increased momentum, support for program initiatives
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved Corporate Sponsors
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved NSTC Sponsorship Here are the main reasons you will see a return on your investment of an annual $2,000 sponsorship of NSTC: Visibility. Raise your company’s exposure both in and outside our region through NSTC’s online presence and at community and exclusive events. Business Development. Expand your business network through building contacts with top industry, civic and political leaders. Community Building. Take a leadership role in supporting a thriving technology community on the North Shore.
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved NSTC Sponsor Value Proposition Visibility within the greater business community North of Boston as NSTC expands its presence beyond technology. Participate in PR initiatives and coverage in all local media and other communication venues including our own: Visibility at events – presentation, signage, literature (Two free seats at our Breakfast Meetings and discounted price for other events) –NSTC Breakfast meeting 5 minute presentation –Be a table host at NSTC Breakfast Meeting and get Breakout Session presence –NSTC Networking Meeting at your location –Exposure at other NSTC events - educational, seminar, social –Your own co-branded events Visibility within NSTC projects –Company information listed on the NSTC Web site – www.nstc.org –Promotional email mentions –Newsletter mention and/or company profile Additional Benefits: Influence our focus on tech issues, acquire research data from surveys taken from our database, CEO round table participation, leverage your own PR efforts around NSTC etc.
Copyright NSTC 2005. All rights reserved Next Steps Join the conversation. Take it where it will best serve you and your community. Support this initiative by becoming a Sponsor or Member of NSTC. Contact us at www.nstc.org