Cisco at Collaboration Summit Sponsorship 2013, October 20 - 24 at Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida. Event Dashboard. Date: October 20-24, 2013 Duration: Full Day. Location:  Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida. Attendance: In Person. Fee: N/A.

Join the Cisco Collaboration Summit


Congratulations. You have been invited to participate in the Cisco Collaboration Summit 2013, October 21 - 24, 2013, in Boca Raton, Florida at the Boca Resort and Club. This event gives our top solution providers from around the world opportunities to differentiate their businesses and give their customers a competitive advantage with Cisco Collaboration solutions. We have created sponsorship packages designed to help you network and introduce your company's solutions to these channel partners.

Be sure not to miss this once-a-year opportunity to meet, educate, and influence hundreds of Cisco Collaboration channel partners.

Monday, October 21

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. One-on-One Meeting Time

Tuesday, October 22

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. One-on-one Meeting Time
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Technology Solutions Forum Drinks and Networking
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Welcome Reception: Beach Club Pool

Wednesday, October 23

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Keynote
9:45 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. General Session and Breakouts
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Technology Solutions Forum Reception

Thursday, October 24

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. General Session and Breakouts
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Locknote

Audience Profile


Over 250 individuals representing more than 34 different countries attended the Cisco Collaboration Summit in 2012. The following are statistics and audience profile from the 2012 event.

Partners by Company Size.

Partners by Job Function.

Partners by Theater.

Sponsorship


Sponsorships are by invitation only on a first-come, first-served basis. The three sponsorship packages available are Platinum, Gold, Silver, and one coffee bar sponsorship. To get more details, click the appropriate package above:

Demonstrate Your Solution

All 3 packages include demonstrating your solution at the Technology Solutions Forum (TSF) on Tuesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. The Forum will be attended by our Cisco global channel partners as well as 150 top collaboration analysts and consultants.

Tuesday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: – Technology Solutions Forum will include drinks and networking for partner attendees.

Wednesday, October 23, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.: – Technology Solutions Forum Reception for partner attendees, analysts, and consultants. As a sponsor you can choose to have a raffle during the Wednesday evening reception. Cisco will announce the winner during the reception. (Raffle items are to be provided by sponsors and will be approved by Cisco).

Demonstration areas are pre-built demo structures, with one Internet connection, electrical connection, (24") monitor, and signage. (Signage produced by Cisco)


Platinum Sponsorship Package (US $35,000)

This package is limited to two partner companies.

The Platinum sponsorship package includes the following:

Premier Demonstration Space and Priority Placement for 2 nights of TSF

Participate in a live interview on stage during TSF event Wednesday night.
You will be interviewed on the main theater area in the TSF on Wednesday evening and have the opportunity to discuss your solution and integration with Cisco Collaboration to this highly targeted audience. Close the show by announcing the winner of your raffle while on stage. (6 minute interview)

Sponsorship of a Bar at the Technology Solutions Forum (TSF) Reception Wednesday, October 23.
Generate awareness of your demonstration during the reception in a premier booth during TSF. This high-profile sponsorship program places your organization at the center of a major social and networking event. A bar with signage will be placed next to your demonstration area and you can choose to feature a specialty drink.

One-on-one time with attendees
This is coordinated by Cisco. The One-on-One meeting schedule is as follows:

  • Monday, October 21, 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 22,, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 23, 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 24, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Attendees can choose to meet with a representative from your company when they register online for the event, or schedule meetings with you onsite based on meeting room availability during non-session hours.

Four Full Conference Passes
Passes are valued at US$750 each to attend all sessions and activities.

One Staff Pass
The pass includes access to the Technology Solutions Forum only for setup and dismantling.

A 100-Word Description of the Sponsor Company
It will be placed on the Cisco Collaboration Summit website, along with the company logo and a URL to the company homepage.

Banner Advertisement Produced by Sponsor
Banner will be placed on the Cisco Collaboration Summit website (based on specifications provided by Cisco).

Welcome Dinner/Reception Sponsor
Event takes place Tuesday evening, October 22, with the attendees from 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Your logo will be printed on evening event signage.

Participation in Social Media

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Gold Sponsorship Package (US $25,000)

This package is limited to four partner companies.

The Gold sponsorship package includes the following:

Select Demo Space with Select Placement for 2 nights of TSF

Participate in a live interview on stage during TSF event Wednesday night.
You will be interviewed on the main theater area in the TSF on Wednesday evening and take the opportunity to discuss your solution and integration with Cisco Collaboration to this highly targeted audience. Close the show by announcing the winner of your raffle while on stage. (4 minute interview)

One-on-one time with attendees
This is coordinated by Cisco. The One-on-One meeting schedule is as follows:

  • Monday October 21, from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday October 22,, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday October 23, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday October 24, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Attendees can choose to meet with a representative from your company when they register online for the event, or they can schedule meetings with you onsite based on meeting room availability during non-session hours.

Two Full Conference Passes
Passes are valued at US$750 to attend all sessions and activities.

One Staff Pass
Pass includes access to the Technology Solutions Forum only for setup and dismantling.

A 75-Word Description of the Sponsor Company
The description will be placed on the Cisco Collaboration Summit website, along with the company logo, and a URL to the company homepage.

Participation in Social Media

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Silver Sponsorship Package (US $15,000)

This package is limited to 20 partner companies.

The Silver sponsorship package includes the following:

Standard Demonstration Space for 2 nights of TSF

One Full Conference Pass
Passes are valued at US$750 each to attend all sessions and activities.

One Staff Pass
Pass includes access to the Technology Solutions Forum only for setup and dismantling.

A 50-Word Description of the Sponsor Company
The description will be placed on the Cisco Collaboration Summit website, along with the company logo, and a URL to the company homepage.

Participation in Social Media

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Coffee Bar Sponsorship (US$15,000 )

This opportunity provides the sponsor with the sole honor of hosting a full-service coffee bar including snack items during the event, located just outside the general session room. Open during session hours each day, this will be a popular meeting spot with great coffee and plenty of tables and chairs. Sponsorship includes:

  • Signage with logo
  • A company link with 75-word company description posted on the Cisco Collaboration Summit website as the "Coffee Bar" sponsor
  • Coffee cups with logo
  • Two (2) two full-conference passes
  • Option to have baristas wear logo shirts or logo aprons

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Event Marketing Opportunities (EMO)

Lanyards

Cisco Collaboration Summit 2013 Lanyards

Summit attendees receive an official Cisco Collaboration Summit 2013 lanyard when they pick up their badge in the registration area. As the lanyard sponsor, your company logo will be featured along with the Cisco logo on the lanyard. This opportunity is exclusive to one sponsor in addition to Cisco.

Availability: Exclusive Opportunity, $10,000
Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo file.
Deadline: TBD

 
Cigar

Cigar Sponsor

Have you ever experienced a freshly rolled cigar? This exclusive sponsorship opportunity provides cigars at a first-come, first-served basis to attendees Wednesday night during the TSF reception. Sponsor has the option of distributing the hand-rolled cigars with your logo on the cigar ring. You also have the option to bring branded cigar cutters and/or matches. The cigar bar will be located in a central spot in the TSF reception with logo signage.

Availability: Exclusive opportunity, $5,000
Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo file
Deadline: TBD

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Wednesday and/or Thursday Afternoon Refreshment Break Sponsor

  • Recognition on signage at break areas
  • Recognition on Cisco Collaboration event website
  • Branded napkins and snack items both days

Availability: Two opportunities, $5,000 each
Production Responsibility: Sponsor to provide logo file
Deadline: TBD

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Sign Up Now


To register for your sponsorship at the Cisco Collaboration Summit 2013, complete the following steps. Sponsorships are on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline to sign up is July 31, 2013.

Hotel rooms: our sponsorship package includes full conference passes (four for Platinum, two for Gold, and one for Silver). We will send you your registration codes and a link to register for your conference passes in September 2013. You will be able to reserve hotel rooms in the Cisco hotel room block at that time. You will be responsible for payment. Hotel room rate is US$200 per night plus applicable taxes.


If you have any questions, contact:
Gretchen Nakamura
Partner Integration Manager
Voice: 408 410-3569
eFax: 408 904-7176
Email: gretnaka@cisco.com

Agenda


More information will be available soon, please check back for updates.

Sponsorship Timelines


Platinum Deliverables

Deadline Date Item Due
Wednesday, July 31SIGN UP Deadline
Thursday, August 1Website/Signage: High resolution color logo in EPS format, 100-word company description and company URL. Send to Gretchen Nakamura.
Wednesday, August 7One-On-One: Contact information for your one-on-one representative. Company description (value-add), biography description, title. Should be director level and above. Send to Gretchen Nakamura.
Monday, August 12Send banner ad to Gretchen Nakamura.
Monday, August 19Demonstration in the Technology Solutions Forum.
Includes:
  • Premier demo space and priority placement
  • 1 Internet connection
  • 1 Electrical power strip
  • 1 Monitor (24-inch)

To request additional equipment, Send to Gretchen Nakamura.

Monday, September 9Raffle: "Yes, will hold a raffle," or "No, we will not. " Send to Gretchen Nakamura
Monday, September 23Payment (see invoice for submission)
Tuesday, September 24Mandatory Pre-Show Conference Call (10:00 a.m. Pacific Time)
Tuesday, September 24Register for your four full conference passes. Gretchen Nakamura will send you instructions to register for these conference passes in September.
Monday, October 21One-on-one meeting time (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22Registration Opens (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22One-on-one meeting time (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22Set-Up, Technology Showcase Reception, Great Hall South (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22Technology Solutions Forum Drinks and Networking, Great Hall South Ballroom (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) (Analysts/Consultants and Partner attendees)
Tuesday, October 22Welcome Reception/ Dinner at the Beach Club Pool (7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 23One-on-one meeting time (11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 23Technology Solutions Forum Dinner Reception, Great Hall South Ballroom (6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 23Dismantling, Technology Showcase Dinner Reception, Great Hall South Ballroom
(9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.)
Thursday, October 24One-on-one meeting time (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m)

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Gold Deliverables

Deadline Date Item Due
Wednesday, July 31Sign Up Deadline
Thursday, August 1Website/Signage: High resolution color logo in EPS format, 75-word company description and company URL; Send to Gretchen Nakamura.
Wednesday, August 7One-On-One: Contact information for your one-on-one representative. Company description (value-add), biography description, title. Should be director level and above. Send to Gretchen Nakamura
Monday, August 19Demonstration in the Technology Solutions Forum
Includes:
  • Select demo space with select placement
  • 1 Internet connection
  • 1 Electrical power strip
  • 1 Monitor (24")
To request additional equipment, Send to Gretchen Nakamura.
Monday, September 9Raffle: "Yes, we will hold a raffle," or "No, we will not." Send to Gretchen Nakamura
Monday, September 23Payment (see invoice for submission)
Tuesday, September 24Mandatory Pre-Show Conference Call (10:00 a.m. PST)
Tuesday, September 24Register for your two full conference passes. Gretchen Nakamura will send you instructions on registering for these conference passes in September.
Monday, October 21One-on-one meeting time (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22Registration Opens (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October, 22One-on-one meeting time (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October22Set Up, Technology Showcase Reception, Great Hall South (9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22Technology Solutions Forum Drinks and Networking, Great Hall South Ballroom (6:00 - 7:30 p.m.) (Analysts/Consultants and Partner attendees)
Tuesday, October 22Welcome Reception/ Dinner at the Beach Club Pool (7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 23One-on-one meeting time (11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 23Technology Solutions Forum Dinner Reception, Great Hall South Ballroom (6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 23Dismantling, Technology Showcase Dinner Reception, Great Hall South Ballroom
(9:30 p.m. - 11:00p.m.)
Thursday, October 24One-on-one meeting time (10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m)

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Silver Deliverables

Deadline Date Item Due
Wednesday, July 31Sign Up, Deadline
Thursday, August 1Website/Signage: High resolution color logo in EPS format, 50-word company description and company URL; Send to Gretchen Nakamura.
Monday, August 19Demonstration in the Technology Solutions Forum
Includes
  • Standard demo space
  • 1 Internet connection
  • 1 Electrical power strip
  • 1 Monitor (24")
Request additional equipment; Send to Gretchen Nakamura.
Monday, September 9Raffle: "Yes, will hold a raffle," or "No, we will not." Send to Gretchen Nakamura.
Monday, September 23Payment (see invoice for submission)
Tuesday, September 24Mandatory Pre-Show Conference Call
Tuesday, September 24Register for your 1 full conference pass. Gretchen Nakamura will send you instructions to register for this conference pass in September.
Tuesday, October 22Registration Opens (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22One-on-one meeting time (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22Set Up. Technology Showcase Reception, Great Hall South Ballroom (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 22Technology Solutions Forum Drinks and Networking, Great Hall South Ballroom (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) (Analysts/Consultants and Partner attendees)
Tuesday, October 22Welcome Reception/ Dinner at the Beach Club Pool (7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 23Technology Solutions Forum Dinner Reception, Great Hall South Ballroom (6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 23Dismantling Technology Showcase Dinner Reception, Great Hall South Ballroom
(9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.)

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Payment Info and Contacts


The payment for sponsorship is due on Monday, September 23, 2013 by check to:

Cisco
Attn. Gretchen Nakamura
Corporate Event Marketing
3750 West Zanker Road
Building 8,
San Jose, CA 95134

If you would like to pay by wire transfer please email Gretchen Nakamura to get payment instructions.

Payment Terms

The sponsorship fee is due in full September 23, 2013. All fees are deemed fully earned and nonrefundable when contract is signed unless the application is denied. This application and the agreement are not transferable. Noncompliance with any payment terms or cancellation by the exhibitor will, among other things, result in loss of space and collection of any fees due. After mailing a check using Federal Express, send an email to Gretchen Nakamura confirming shipment with Federal Express tracking number.

Partner Contacts

Gretchen Nakamura
Partner Integration Manager
Phone: 408 410-3569
eFax: 408 904-7176
Email: gretnaka@cisco.com

Jay Weisblatt
Office (SNR): 408-853-8403
Email: jaweisbl@cisco.com

Program Manager

Carrie Jennings
Event Manager
Office: 408 853-9430
Email: carriej@cisco.com

Event Location


The Cisco Collaboration Summit will take place at the Boca Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Florida.

Boca Raton Resort and Club is situated on 356 acres in Boca Raton, the heart of Florida's Gold Coast. This eclectic, private village offers a renowned spa, championship golf and tennis, an expansive beach, and a luxury marina. As a Waldorf Astoria Resort, the Boca Raton Resort and Club offers guests the advantages traditionally extended by the Hilton Family of Hotels, including HHonors Points and Miles.


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Boca Resort and Club
501 East Camino Real
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
888-543-1277

Transportation

The resort is easily accessible by air transportation:

  • 28 miles south of Palm Beach Airport
  • 24 miles north of Fort Lauderdale International Airport
  • 45 miles north of Miami International Airport

Climate

  • Boca Raton offers a year-round tropical climate with average temperatures ranging from 73 degrees in the winter to 83 degrees in the summer.

Interesting Facts

  • The original structure of the resort estate - the "Cloister" - was built in 1926 by Addison Mizner and reflects Spanish-Mediterranean, Moorish, and Gothic influences.
  • The architecture is characterized by hidden gardens, barrel tile roofs, archways, ornate columns, finials, intricate mosaics, fountains, and beamed ceilings of ornate pecky cypress.
  • During World War II, the U.S. Army Air Corps trainees occupied the resort, citing the property as "the most elegant barracks in history."
  • The Spa Palazzo building is modeled after Spain's Alhambra Palace.

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