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2011 EVENT SPONSORSHIP PROPOSAL

Amy McNish, Producer / Director Image Consulting & Designs by Amy / Contact: Ms. Tia Glenn, at (571) 245-1172 1/1/2011


Green & Gorgeous 2011 Fashion Gala Event Sponsorship Proposal Event: Date:

The 3rd Annual Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala Featuring an Evening of the Red Dress Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Description: Purpose:

Goal:

Black Tie Event. Charity Fashion Show and Gala Fundraiser, featuring the colors Green and Red Attire/Décor. 1.) Provide funding for the Education Scholarship Pageant that is held yearly for Miss Black U.S.A. It is the mission of the Miss Black U.S.A. Pageant to provide educational opportunities to outstanding young women of color and to develop the “whole woman mind, body, and spirit.” 2.) To raise funds for The Heart Truth campaign, which is building awareness of women's heart disease and empowering women to reduce and prevent their risk; through event ticket sales and sponsorship funds.

Over 200 event tickets sold and $20,000.00 in sponsorships

More about the ‘Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala’ ‘Green & Gorgeous Fashion Galas' was created by Amy McNish CEO of Image Consulting & Designs by Amy, Image Consulting firm. Amy McNish has formed an alliance of individuals who strive towards arts promotion, cultural diversity, community involvement, and global outreach. Annually, Green & Gorgeous Fashion Galas' promotes color management , and cultural diversity through event production. The events also allow for Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala to foster the next generation of the fashion industry, and then provide a sizable donation to a charitable organization in line with our mission and goals. Moreover, we have formed a partnership with the Miss Black USA Pageant and Scholarship Foundation, Inc. which is a nonprofit corporation in the state of Maryland, recognized under the 501(c)3 code of the Internal Revenue Service. Also, they are currently in national partnerships with the Heart Truth Campaign. The 3rd Annual Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala Featuring an Evening of the Red Dress is a Charity Fundraiser for women and heart disease awareness as well as to provide educational opportunities to outstanding young women of color and to develop the “whole woman mind, body, and spirit”. This elegant, black tie event will be hosted by Actress Tasha Smith. As a dedicated and consummate performer, Actress Tasha Smith brings style and intense character portrayals to


the screen. Her outstanding performances have garnered widespread reactions from audiences and critics alike. Tasha shines in her latest roles as: Angela in "WHY DID I GET MARRIED TOO" (2010) directed/written by Tyler Perry. The co-host will be WTTG Fox 5 News Reporter, Wisdom Martin. About Sponsorship The goal of Amy McNish through next year’s 3rd Annual Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala is to reach women with important heart health messages in community settings through a diverse network of national and grassroots partner organizations. We are seeking cash contributions from corporate sponsors for the 2010-2011 year. The Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala offers sponsors a unique combination of opportunities. Offering the fashion industry a unique opportunity to reach women and businesses in other fields the positive exposure of sponsoring woman-positive fundraising events. Amy McNish has more than a 15 year history of providing confidential image consulting, counseling and other services, supported by the grass roots fundraising efforts of women. About Beneficiary It is the mission of the Miss Black U.S.A. Pageant to provide educational opportunities to outstanding young women of color and to develop the "whole woman mind, body, and spirit.” The Miss Black U.S.A. Pageant and Scholarship Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit corporation, recognized under the 501(c)3 code of the Internal Revenue Service. The Miss Black U.S.A. Pageant celebrates scholastic achievement and believes that education is the key to lifelong success and empowerment. The Miss Black USA Pageant promotes education and leadership by providing scholarship opportunities to its winners. The Miss Black USA Pageant is a community driven organization and is committed to addressing health and education --- two leading social issues in the African American community. The winners of the official "Miss Black USA" state pageants use their civic platform to promote awareness of these issues during her reign. The current national partnerships are with the Heart Truth Campaign and the 50 Million Pound Challenge. 3rd Annual Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala activities are in partnership with The Heart Truth, a national awareness campaign warning women about their risk of heart disease. The campaign is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in partnership with The Office on Women's Health (OWH) and other organizations committed to the health and well-being of women. Only 69 percent of women know that heart disease is their leading cause of death and most fail to make the connection between risk factors, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and their personal risk of developing heart disease 3rd Annual Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala with The Heart Truth® campaign, wants to raise awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. The Heart Truth created and introduced the Red Dress as the national symbol for women and heart disease awareness in 2002 to deliver an urgent wake-up call to American women. The Red Dress® reminds women of the need to protect their heart health, and inspires them to take action. Benefits to Sponsor


Dual branding - Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala have marketing events running through 2011 reaching out to various market segments within the Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia metro areas. Sponsoring Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala will enforce your company branding to be associated with a professional, ethical health association that aims to improve the quality of women’s heart health. Your brand will appear on all Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala communications. Press communication - Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala have a lot of marketing / networking events which are recognized across all levels of media coverage. By sponsoring Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala your branding will be exposed across all media communications (including, newspaper, radio, magazines and television). Prestige - Of being associated with a high level professional government organizations as the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Your organization will attain the prestige of aiding Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala to change the face of women’s heart health awareness development here in United States. Tax deduction – Sponsoring Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala is a terrific way to reduce your financial tax. All expenditure on the sponsorship can be claimed on your tax return. FOR SPONSORS:    

Platinum Level = $5,000.00 Diamond Level = $2,500.00 Ruby Level = $1,000.00 Emerald Level = $500.00

We will endeavor to provide sponsors with a level of exposure value commensurate with the value of their investment, and we have means in place to quantify exposure value for our sponsors as a measure of return on their investment. More about exposure value for Green sponsors nd promoted by the same company successful websites: www.AmyMcNish.com www.GreenAndGorgeousFashionShow.com www.greenandgorgeoustickets/eventbrite.com http://www.missblackusa.org Over the first year online the Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala website www.greenandgorgeousfashionshow.com traffic has grown to over 2,000 visitors per month. Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala approaches over the coming months we will have additional opportunities for sponsorship promotion via our website. g list of over 3,500 female supports. Search Engines: The Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala website is very well indexed and ranked with search engines, showing a number 1 ranking in Google for a wide range of search terms including Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala. -

Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala sponsors receive the benefits of logo exposure and a link, while Supporters receive a text listing and a link. Both an excellent value for exposure within a busy and active website, and in a way that shows a strong message of community service from your company.


Green & Gorgeous 2011 Fashion Gala Sponsorships Platinum Level = $5,000.00 (Premier Sponsor)

A generous donation at this level comes with our thanks, in addition to a three minute speaking time slot during the fashion gala. Recognized as the Official Partner of the following of the Green & Gorgeous 2011 Fashion Gala. We thank you for recognizing our mission to promote awareness in Women’s Heart Health, and Heart disease. For Two Years. Premier Sponsor Benefits Include:  One Vendor / Exhibit Space at the main entrance of the event.  Representative to offer one minute greetings on behalf of company.  One full page advertisement in the event program (Printed in Color).  (4) Four VIP Passes (Includes VIP Reception).  (6) Six General Admission Passes.  Your Company Logo on Event Signage Produced for the Show displayed as follows: 1.) Your Company Name / Logo and Link featured in a key position on Websites. 2.) Main Stage Sponsorship Logo Banner 3.) Gala Welcome Banner 4.) Posters and Meter Boards throughout Gala  Your Company Name / Logo featured in top banner position on the Green & Gorgeous 2011 Fashion Gala (www.GreenandGorgeousFashionShow.com) and link to your company website.  Your Company Name / Logo featured as Title Sponsor in all print advertisement.

Diamond Level = $2,500.00 (Major Sponsor)

Major Sponsor Benefits Include:  One Vendor / Exhibit Space.  One Half page advertisement in the event program (Printed in Color).  (2) Two VIP Passes (Includes VIP Reception).  (4) Four General Admission Passes.  Your Company Logo on Event Signage Produced for the Show displayed as follows: 1.) Your Company Name / Logo and Link featured in a key position on Websites. 2.) Main Stage Sponsorship Logo Banner 3.) Gala Welcome Banner 4.) Posters and Meter Boards throughout Gala  Your Company Name / Logo featured on the Green & Gorgeous 2011 Fashion Gala (www.GreenandGorgeousFashionShow.com) and link to your company website.  Your Company Name / Logo featured as Sponsor in all print advertisement.


Ruby Level = $1,000.00 (Associate Sponsor)

Associate Sponsor Benefits Include:  One Vendor / Exhibit Table (4x6)  Mention inside the event program (Printed in Black and White).  (2) Two VIP Passes (Includes VIP Reception).  (2) Two General Admission Passes. Your Company Name / Logo featured on the Green & Gorgeous 2011 Fashion Gala (www.GreenandGorgeousFashionShow.com) and link to your company website.  Your Company Name / Logo featured as Sponsor in printed advertisement.

Emerald Level = $500.00 (Supporting Sponsor)

Supporting Sponsor Benefits Include:  One Vendor / Exhibit Table (4x6)  Mention inside the event program (Printed in Black and White).  (1) One VIP Passes (Includes VIP Reception).  (2) Two General Admission Passes.  Your Company Name / Logo featured as Sponsor in print advertisement.

PLEASE SELECT YOUR LEVEL OF SPONSORSHIP

PLATINUM LEVEL

DIAMOND LEVEL

RUBY LEVEL

EMERALD LEVEL

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City: Billing Address: (Zip Code Sate: Required) Zip Code: Please Mail Cashier’s Checks or Money orders to: Amy McNish c/o Green & Gorgeous 2011 Fashion Gala, 1858 P. O. Box Landover, Maryland 20785. _________________________________ Agrees to support the Green & Gorgeous 2011 Fashion Gala in the amount of $______________.


2010 Sponsors


Designs showcased – 2010 ‘Shades of Green Designer Collection


Backstage Photo Shoot: Shades of Green Collection, Afua Sam


2011 Green & Gorgeous Fashion Gala Event Proposal  

On behalf of the President and CEO, Amy McNish of Image Consulting & Designs by Amy it gives me great pleasure to invite you to participate...