Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities 20162017

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26th Annual Vimy Gala Reception (Ottawa Ontario– 4 November)

Ottawa’s première security and defence gala involves a reception and dinner steeped in Canadian military traditions. This gala attended by over 300 people from a long list of ‘who is who’ in the security and defence constituency and presents a fantastic networking opportunity for key decision makers from the Canadian Armed Forces, Department of National Defence, Department of Public Safety, parliamentarians, business and defence industry, Academia and sponsored Royal Military College Cadets. It also honours the recipient of the annual Vimy Award, a lifetime achievement award bestowed upon former Governor Generals, Prime Ministers, Senators, Academics, and Chiefs of the Defence Staff. Please refer to the following link for a full list of laureates:
http://​www​.cdain​sti​tute​.ca/​e​n​/​a​w​a​r​d​s​/​v​i​m​y​-​a​w​a​r​d​/​p​r​e​v​i​o​u​s​-​r​e​c​i​p​i​e​n​t​s.

$20,000 Diamond Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • *New This Year* – Sponsorship of the CDA Institute Vimy Award includes:
  • Mention as the Sponsor of the Vimy Award
  • Co-​presenter of the Vimy Award
  • Two 10 person corporate tables in a premium location
  • Mention in opening remarks
  • Première logo visibility at the event (souvenir program, displays, main screens)
  • Pre-​dinner VIP reception
$15, 000 Platinum Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • Two 10 person corporate tables in a premium location
  • Mention in opening remarks
  • Première logo visibility at the event (souvenir program, displays, main screens)
  • Pre-​dinner VIP reception
$10, 000 Gold Supporting Sponsors Benefits
  • One 10 person corporate table
  • Logo visibility at the event (souvenir program, main screens)
  • Mention in opening remarks
$8, 000 Silver
  • One 10 person corporate table
  • Logo visibility at the event (souvenir program, displays, main screens)
$5,000 Corporate Table Benefit
  • One 10 person corporate table
  • Logo visibility in the souvenir program


Support for Research and Analysis Publications

The CDA Institute is proud to provide a multitude of world-​class research and analysis publications with a subscribership of thousands including Department of National Defence; the Canadian Armed Forces, senior leadership and future leaders of the Canadian Armed Forces, industry leaders, parliamentarians and senior decision makers. With access to over 100 contributors from Canada and abroad, our on-​line magazine “On TRACK,” our yearly Strategic Outlook, periodic Vimy Papers and weekly blogs feature a range of articles that explore security, defence, and strategic issues that may have an impact on Canadian strategic interests and on the safety of its citizens.

$10, 000 Platinum Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • Première logo visibility year round in ON Track magazine, Vimy Papers, Blog and flagship publication Strategic Outlook
  • Sponsoring four academic articles acknowledgement of your organization’s contribution
  • Logo scroll on CDA Institute website
$8, 000 Gold Supporting Sponsors Sponsor Benefits
  • Première Logo visibility year round in ON Track magazine, Vimy Papers, Blog
  • Sponsoring three academic articles with acknowledgement of your organization’s contribution
  • Logo scroll on CDA Institute website
$6,000 Silver Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • Logo visibility year round in ON Track magazine, Vimy Papers, Blog
  • Sponsoring two academic articles with acknowledgement of your organization’s contribution
$4,000 Bronze Sponsor Benefits
  • Logo visibility year round in ON Track magazine, Vimy Papers, Blog
  • Sponsoring of one academic article with acknowledgement of your organization’s contribution
$1,000 Sponsor an Article!
  • Sponsoring of one academic article with acknowledgement of your organization’s contribution following the article (with your organization’s logo)


CDA/​CDA Institute 2017 Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence (1617 February 2017)

The largest public conference in Canada which addresses security and defence policy military planning and analysis. Presents fantastic networking opportunity, fuels interesting debates and highly informative from a Canadian and foreign policy point of view. Over 600 attendees attend yearly including key decision makers form the Canadian Armed Forces, Department of National Defence, Public Safety, business and defence industry and Academia. It also honours the recipient of the annual Ross Munro Award, an award bestowed upon a journalist who has made an outstanding to the general public’s understanding and knowledge of Canada’s security and defence. This has included journalists from the Canadian Press, Le Devoir and the Globe and Mail. For a complete list, please refer to:
http://​www​.cdain​sti​tute​.ca/​e​n​/​a​w​a​r​d​s​/​r​o​s​s​-​m​u​n​r​o​-​m​e​d​i​a​-​a​w​a​r​d

$20,000 Diamond Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • *New This Year* – Sponsorship of the CDA Institute Ross Munro Award includes:
  • Mention as the Sponsor of the Ross Munro Award
  • Co-​presenter of the Ross Munro Award
  • This includes 8 complimentary registrations to all conference events and meals. This includes 4 seats at the mess dinner;
  • Your company logo will be displayed prominently on all conference materials including banners and slideshows;
  • Mention of your organization by the MC;
  • Your company will be provided with an exhibitor table/​display space adjacent to the conference room
  • One half-​page advertisement in ON TRACK magazine
$15,000 Platinum Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • This includes 8 complimentary registrations to all conference events and meals. This includes 4 seats at the mess dinner;
  • Your company logo will be displayed prominently on all conference materials including banners and slideshows;
  • Mention of your organization by the MC;
  • Your company will be provided with an exhibitor table/​display space adjacent to the conference room
  • One half-​page advertisement in ON TRACK magazine
$10, 000 Gold Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • Option 1 — Sponsor a Luncheon on day 1 or day 2: Lunches with keynote speakers are available; or
  • Option 2 — Sponsor Refreshments: The mess dinner, breakfast, and coffee breaks, or the evening reception are available
  • This includes 4 complimentary registrations to all conference events and meals. This includes 2 seats at the mess dinner;
  • Your company logo will be displayed on all conference materials and displays;
  • Mention of your organization by the MC; and
  • One exhibitor table/​display space adjacent to the conference room;
  • One half-​page advertisement in ON TRACK magazine
$8, 000 Silver Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • This includes 3 complimentary registrations to conference events and lunches. This includes one seat at the mess dinner;
  • Company logo will be displayed on all conference materials;
  • During the event there will be verbal acknowledgement by the MC; and
  • An exhibitor table/​display space adjacent to the conference room.
$5,000 Bronze Supporting Sponsor Benefits
  • 2 complementary registration to conference events and lunches. (Mess dinner not included);
  • Company logo will be displayed on all conference materials;
  • Mention of your organization by the MC; and
  • One display table adjacent to the conference room.
$3,000 Purchase of Display Table Benefit
  • 1 complimentary registration to conference event and lunches (mess dinner not included)
  • Company logo displayed
$1,000 Special Benefit for Corporate Lunch Table
  • Reserved corporate lunch table during lunch on either the first or second day of the conference including company logo displayed at table


Roundtable Series (Ottawa/​Toronto, various dates)

The CDA Institute host 1012 Roundtables yearly covering a vast variety of topical issues. These roundtables are hosted by both Canadian and international parliamentarians (Ministers), academics, serving or retired senior bureaucrats, serving or retired senior military leaders and academics. These intimate discussions are held as a privilege platform (under modified Chatham House Rule) usually with a key note speaker followed by a question and answer period or as a panel.

$10,000 Platinum Supporting Sponsor benefits
  • 4 complimentary passes to all roundtables
  • Mention in opening remarks
  • Logo to appear prominently during all roundtables.
$8, 000 Gold Supporting Sponsor benefits
  • 2 complimentary passes to all roundtables
  • Mention in opening remarks
  • Logo to appear prominently during all roundtables
$5, 000 Silver Supporting Sponsor benefits
  • 2 complimentary passes to all roundtables
  • Mention in opening remarks
$2,000 Bronze Supporting Sponsor benefits
  • 1 complimentary pass to all roundtables
  • Mention in opening remarks
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