2018 Sponsorship Prospectus
Tarie Roberson Director of Advancement [email protected]
About SKILLSUSA LOUISIANA POSTSECONDARY WHEN & WHERE
April 19-20, 2018 SOWELA Technical Community College 3820 Sen J Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
The Southeast’s Largest Skilled Trade Event SkillsUSA Louisiana Postsecondary is a partnership of students, Teachers and business industry working together to ensure a skilled and highly trained workforce. SkillsUSA state competition recognizes career and technical education students who excel in their occupational areas and spotlights leadership development activities that are such an integral part of the SkillsUSA program. It rewards students for excellence in the areas of Architecture and Construction, A/V Technology and Communications, Food, Hospitality and Human Services, Health Sciences, Leadership Development, Manufacturing, Public Safety, STEM Information Technology, and Transportation, Distribution and Logistics. Each year more than 300 students around the state compete to showcase their skills and talents in over 130 career and technical education (CTE) related programs. SkillsUSA Louisiana empowers students to achieve career success and become excellent workers, leaders and responsible citizens.
Mainly for postsecondary students, but employers like it, too! The SkillsUSA Louisiana Postsecondary state completion is designed for postsecondary students. It rewards students for excellence, Involves industry partners in directly evaluating student performance, and keeps training relevant to the employer’s needs. Each contest directly follow technical standards established by Industry each year. SkillsUSA Louisiana has more than 3000 members and over 100 chapters in 10 industries representing 130 career fields.
For Every Four People Leaving the Skilled Trades Only One Person Entering the Skilled Trades. We have a shortage of skilled workers in the Career and Technical Industry. With Baby Boomers retiring, there are not enough young People properly trained to perform. The SkillsUSA Louisiana Postsecondary state competition is designed to fill the workforce Industry’s skills gap. It also provides employers with a platform to Engage with young highly skilled and trained potential employees; to give employers an opportunity to connect with their future workforce and to get folks excited about their individual company.
$500 EXHIBITOR -6 foot table on exhibit hall floor -Company name on main entry signage -Company name on website and in vendor guide
$ 1000 APPRENTICESHIP SPONSORSHIP The Apprenticeship Sponsorship provides organizers with the opportunity to help cover the cost of buying prizes, mandatory uniforms, student membership fees for student competitors in the skills competition. With more than 300 student competitors, many prizes are needed as we award first, second and third place prizes in each competition. -6 foot table on exhibit hall floor -Company name on main entry signage -Company name on website and in vendor guide -Opportunity to choose the competition you will be providing prizes
$2500 RED SEAL SPONSORSHIP The Red Seal Sponsorship supports the food costs to feed more than 300 competitors in the skills competitions, while also providing them with water and nutritional snacks during the day. It is essential that students are in good health during the competitions so they can perform to the best of their abilities; therefore feeding them is a major priority for event organizers. -6 foot table on exhibit hall floor -Company name on main entry signage and main stage presentation -Company name and logo signage in lunch venue -Company name on website and in vendor guide -Company name on student competitor meal ticket
$5000 JOURNEYMAN SPONSORSHIP The journeyman sponsorship is intended to support the cost of materials needed to run the various skills competitions at the SkillsUSA Louisiana event. Depending on what competitions you sponsor, the materials purchased may be donated to local community and technical colleges if they can be re-used. -6 foot table on exhibit hall floor -Company name on main entry signage and main stage presentation -Company name on website and in vendor guide -Pre-event advertising on our social media platform announcing sponsorship -Opportunity to have your employees participate as judges in a competition -Opportunity to choose the competition you want to sponsor -Opportunity to present winning students with their prize (includes photo op)
$10,000 TITLE SPONSOR Feature your company as a leader in the skills industry with your name and logo as the SkillsUSA Louisiana Postsecondary State Competition Presented by “YOUR COMPANY” -6 foot table on exhibit hall floor -Company name on main entry signage and main stage presentation -Company name on website and in vendor guide -Keynote Speaking opportunity at opening ceremony -Pre-event advertising on our social media platform announcing sponsorship -Opportunity to have your employees participate as judges in a competition -Opportunity to choose the competition you want to sponsor -Opportunity to present winning students with their prize (includes photo op)
SkillsUSA Contests 3-D Visualization and Animation Action Skills Additive Manufacturing Advertising Design American Spirit Architectural Drafting Audio/Radio Production Automated Manufacturing Technology Automotive Refinishing Technology Automotive Service Technology Aviation Maintenance Technology Basic Health Care Skills Broadcast News Production Building Maintenance Cabinetmaking Career Pathways Showcase Carpentry Chapter Business Procedure Chapter Display CNC Milling Specialist CNC Technician CNC Turning Specialist Collision Repair Technology Commercial Baking Community Action Project Community Service Computer Programming Cosmetology (No state contest) Crime Scene Investigation Criminal Justice Culinary Arts Customer Service Dental Assisting Diesel Equipment Technology Digital Cinema Production Early Childhood Education Electrical Construction Wiring Electronics Technology Employment Application Process Engineering Technology/Design Entrepreneurship Esthetics (No state contest) Extemporaneous Speaking Firefighting First Aid/CPR Graphic Communications Graphic Imaging Sublimation Health Knowledge Bowl Health Occupations Professional Portfolio Heating, Ventilation, A/C & Refrigeration (HVACR)
Humanoid Robotics (Demonstration) Industrial Motor Control Information Technology Services (formerly Computer Maintenance) Interactive Application and Game Development Internetworking Job Interview Job Skill Demonstration A Job Skill Demonstration Open Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology Marine Service Technology Masonry Mechatronics Medical Assisting Medical Math Medical Terminology Mobile Electronics Installation (Demonstration) Mobile Robotics Technology Motorcycle Service Technology Nail Care (No state contest) Nurse Assisting Occupational Health and Safety Opening and Closing Ceremonies Outstanding Chapter Photography Pin Design Plumbing Power Equipment Technology Practical Nursing Prepared Speech Principles of Engineering/Technology Promotional Bulletin Board Quiz Bowl Related Technical Math Residential Systems Installation and Maintenance Restaurant Service Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue Robotics and Automation Technology Screen Printing Technology Sheet Metal T-shirt Design Team Engineering Challenge (Middle School) Team Works Technical Computer Applications Technical Drafting Telecommunications Cabling Television (Video) Production Web Design Welding Welding Fabrication Welding Art/Sculpture
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Commitment Form Sponsor Name: _______________________________________________________________ Contact Name: ________________________________________________________________ Phone: ___________________________ Address:______________________________________________________________________ City: ____________________________________________________ State: ____________ Zip: ______________________ Email:________________________________________________________________________
Signature of Authorized Sponsor Representative ☐
IN-KIND DONATION – PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING: Description of goods/services
Estimated value of goods/services donated $
BENEFITS WILL BE OFFERED TO IN-KIND SPONSORS ACCORDING TO THE VALUE OF THE GOODS/SERVICES DONATED. Deadline for all sponsorships is April 6, 2018. Sponsorship will be accepted in the form of cash, in-kind services or products. In order to receive full print benefits (where applicable) sponsor form must be signed and contribution received by April 6, 2018. Please make checks payable to The LCTCS Foundation and mail along with this form to 265 South Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. Secure credit card payments may be made online at www.lctcs.edu/foundation or by contacting Tarie Roberson at 225-308-4418. If applicable, sponsors should email their logos in a highresolution format to [email protected]
by April 6, 2018. The Foundation for Louisiana’s Community and Technical Colleges is a 501(c) (3) organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. A copy of this contract will be mailed to you for your records. ALL SPONSORSHIPS ARE SUBJECT TO PAYMENT RECIEVED.
Office use only: Accepted by: __________________________________
ALL SPONSORSHIP LEVELS: If your company has any promotional items that you would like to include in the conference packet that will be provided to participants, please let us know so that we can arrange by ______________________________ April 6, 2018 Pymt pick revvedup date: