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HICTA Presents

The Future of Business Solutions Conference

Sponsorship Opportunities


Event Facts                                       

Venue - Hawaii Pacific University, Aloha Tower Marketplace

Date –   Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Cost -    The conference is open to the public.

   Early-bird Member rate                $  50.00

   Early-bird Non-member rate:      $  75.00

   Walk-in rate:                                      $100.00

Event overview

Is your business ready to scale? Looking for the right tools to help you do this? Find the right business solutions to grow your organization. Hear from companies and their satisfied customers, of all sizes, who have implemented solutions to solve their biggest problems. With speakers from national companies with a variety of services, you'll find a relevant solution for your business at this conference. Network with others in the tech community to find common problems and share solutions.

Planned Sessions & Presentations

The conference will be a full day event featuring multiple sessions including:

       Vendor Testimonial Discussions

       Technology Panels

       State CIO Technology Update & Keynote Speaker

       Cloud & Hosted/Security Solutions Presentations

       Networking Reception

Audience

The conference is expected to attract between 150-200 Information, Communication, and Technology professionals who will be able to visit sponsor booths and partake in educational seminars. The conference will be attended by technology community members representing local business, government (Federal, State, and Local) and non-profit organizations. This conference is targeted at BOTH technical and business professionals.  It is a chance for the technology community to connect at the conference and enjoy on-going benefits, resources and idea sharing.

Reasons for people to attend:

       Learn about the latest business applications/solutions

       Speak to industry experts and hear about best practices

       Increase skills in specific areas of expertise

       Network with peers and foster ongoing relationships in the technology community


Marketing Opportunities for Sponsors

Reaching the Honolulu tech community provides an opportunity for sponsors to target an emerging audience. While the pace of adoption in the US mainland has arguably reached its peak, it’s continuing to build in Hawaii. The forecast for new technology solution deployments in the next 24 months is expected to be very strong. The event’s focus is for attendees who are looking to or have already started new deployments.

Reasons to Sponsor this event:

       Establish contacts in both the business and IT divisions of key Hawaii organizations

       Reach a growing market of brand-new customers or up-sell to existing customers

       Strengthen your company brand and presence in the State of Hawaii

       Show your support for the tech community in an growing market

Hawaii Market Statistics & Industry Information

  • Population 2017                                               1,427,000
  • GDP, 2016                                                           $85.6 Billion
  • Visitor Industry expenditures, 2016          $18.8 Billion
  • Foreign Direct Investment, 2006                $8.007 Billion          
  • Federal Spending, 2015                                 $20.01 Billion          

Direct and indirect impacts of military expenditures are reported to generate $14.7 billion into Hawaii’s economy, creating more than 102,000 jobs for residents that collectively report household incomes around $8.7 billion (2012).

Military expenditures totaling $6.4 billion has elevated the defense industry. Military procurement contracts amounted to about $1.7 billion, making it a prime source of contracting opportunities for hundreds of Hawaii’s small businesses (2016).

Sponsorship Packages

Sponsor Benefits

Platinum

$2,500 (1)

Gold

$1,500 (3)

Silver

$750 (2)

Bronze

$500 (4)

May provide any collateral to include in attendee bags

Will receive attendee information for attendees who opt-in

Logo will be displayed on the ICT Conference Website

Logo will be displayed on the program schedule during the event

Number of free conference registrations

5

3

2

1

Table in sponsor area. Power/Internet access included.

Shared

May provide one afternoon track speaker?

 

 

Provide 3-4 round-table SME discussion leaders?

 

 

 


 

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