2013 Conference Sponsorship Information
“The Changing Landscape for Canadian International Development Professionals”
April 17 & 18, 2013 - River Building, Carleton University, Ottawa ON
Canadian Association of International Development Professionals (CAIDP)
The Canadian Association of International Development Professionals (CAIDP) was incorporated as a non-profit organization in February 1993. It is a voluntary organization run by and for its members. The objectives of the association are to:
The Vision for CAIDP is “to support effective international development through the expertise of our members and partnerships” and its Mission statement is that it “is dedicated to supporting the involvement of its members in the design and delivery of overseas development aid”.
See our website at http://www.caidp-rpcdi.ca for more information.
The Changing World of International Development Consulting
The environment for international development and for the procurement of development services is changing in ways that have negatively affected the Canadian development professionals who make up CAIDP’s membership. Fewer development services contracts are available from traditional clients like CIDA, and more funds are flowing via multilateral institutions and national governments. In addition, under the WTO-AGP bilateral agencies are increasingly tendering for services under international competitive bidding.
The 4th CAIDP Conference is co-sponsored by Sprott Business School at Carleton University and is designed to provide informative sessions on trends and markets, as well as professional and business development for individuals and firms.
The proposed program includes sessions on the following topics:
Expert speakers and panelists are being invited from both Canada’s international development community and overseas:
As a sponsor, your company will be recognized in conference promotional materials before, during and after the conference. As well as exposure to the delegates your name will be seen by the professionals from the Government of Canada, IFIs, the UN and recipient countries who will be presenting at the conference. Depending on your level of sponsorship you are also eligible for extra benefits shown under sponsorship levels below.
All sponsors will receive:
@ Co-Sponsor $5000+
Co-sponsors the entire conference
@ Platinum Sponsor $3,500 to $5,000
Sponsors a Keynote Address/Closing Plenary
@ Gold Sponsor $2,500 to $3,500
Sponsors One Session or Opening Reception
@ Silver Sponsor $1,000 to $2,500
Sponsors One Session
@ Bronze Sponsor $500 to $1,000
Sponsors One Break
If you are interested in being involved in our conference, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information, to learn more about our conference, or to discuss any questions or concerns that you may have.
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