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Save the Date Annual Gala Dinner Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Honoring Maria Otero Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

Washington Hilton Hotel 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 5:45 p.m. Cocktail Reception ~ 7:00 p.m. Dinner

On Tuesday evening, December 18, 2012, the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Society for International Development (SID-Washington) will hold its annual Gala Dinner. This year, Maria Otero, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights at the U.S. Department of State will be receiving the SID-Washington Award for Leadership in Development for her profound contributions to the international development community. The program will reflect upon Ms. Otero’s many achievements, including: the Open Government Partnership, inclusive economic development models, women’s issues, and the promotion of peace and poverty alleviation. We anticipate a broad based attendance of approximately 600 people, representing a diverse constituency of non-governmental organizations, development consulting firms, government agencies, multilateral institutions, and universities actively engaged in the field of international development. We will honor her lifetime of achievements in public service, including her work as President & CEO of Accion International, where she served as a leader in economic development efforts in 25 countries around the world; as an Economist for Latin America for the Women in Development office at USAID, where she advocated for more inclusive economic policies; in her service at the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA); in her contribution to academia as adjunct professor at Johns’ Hopkins Nitze School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS); in her capacity on the Board at the United States Institute of Peace; as a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations; and as an Advisor on the UN Advisors Group on Inclusive Financial Sectors. For more information about this event, please email annualdinner@sidw.org or call (202) 331-1317.


Annual Gala Dinner Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Washington Hilton Hotel 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 5:45 p.m. Cocktail Reception ~ 7:00 p.m. Dinner

Sponsorship Options Platinum Level ($15,000 member/ $25,000 non-member) Includes: thirty guests (3 tables) at the dinner; full-page advert on inside cover of the dinner program; opportunity to broadcast 1-2 minute introductory video; branding opportunities at pre-dinner reception; company logo with link on SID-Washington website front page; special acknowledgment from the podium; company advertisement on separate page in slide show during dinner Diamond Level ($10,000 member/ $15,000 non-member) Includes: twenty guests (2 tables) at the dinner; full-page advert at the front of the dinner program; branding opportunities at pre-dinner reception; company logo with link on SIDWashington website front page; special acknowledgment from the podium; company logo in slide show during dinner with other Diamond-level sponsors Gold Level ($7,500 member/ $10,000 non-member) Includes: fifteen guests (1½ tables) at the dinner; full-page advert in dinner program; special acknowledgment from the podium; company logo with link on SID-Washington list of sponsors; company logo in slide show during dinner with other Gold-level sponsors Silver Level ($5,000 member/ $7,500 non-member) Includes: ten guests (1 table) at the dinner; half-page advert in dinner program; company logo with link on SID-Washington list of sponsors; company logo in slide show during dinner with other Silver-level sponsors. Bronze Level ($3,000 member/ $5,000 non-member) Includes: five guests (½ table) at the dinner; half-page advert in dinner program; company listing on SID-Washington list of sponsors; company logo in slide show during dinner with other Bronze-level sponsors. Supporter Level ($1,500 member/ $2,500 non-member) Includes: five guests (½ table) at the dinner; quarter-page advert in dinner program; company listing on SID-Washington list of sponsors; company logo in slide show during dinner with other Small Business-level sponsors.


SID-Washington 2012 Annual Gala Dinner