DRIE-SWO is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the business continuity management profession in South Western Ontario and the exchange of related information among its members.

DRIE-SWO hosts full-day educational symposia twice a year which are free to members of all DRIE chapters. DRIE-SWO also publishes (1) a semi-annual newsletter, (2) bimonthly member updates and (3) a professional website.

Since membership fees are nominal, DRIE-SWO relies on sponsorship by private (vendor), public sector and not-for-profit organizations to help defray operating costs.

If your organization provides or has a vested interest in business continuity products or services to the South Western Ontario market, we invite you to become one of DRIE-SWO’s sponsors. There two (2) types of sponsors, as described below:

DRIE-SWO Corporate Sponsorship
The fee is $750.00 / year, from the time of sponsorship. This provides:
  • Two (2) free sponsor memberships for the year in question
  • Two (2) guest passes for your customers for each symposium
  • Semi-Annual symposium presentation
  • Symposium attendance list - Names/Company only (from each symposium)  Note: this list is only for those attendees who have agreed to have their names appear
  • Brochures at general symposium tables (at each symposium)
  • You firm's logo on our DRIE-SWO website
  • A Link to your organization's website on DRIE-SWO website
  • Your sponsor logo on each semi-annual newsletter
  • A quarter page advertisement in each semi-annual newsletter

DRIE-SWO Symposium Sponsorship (One per Symposium)
The fee is $2000.00 / year, due in May or October of each year, depending on which symposium you are sponsoring. This provides:
  • Five (5) free sponsor memberships (one year)
  • Five (5) guest passes for your customers (for each symposium)
  • Symposium presentation(s) for the symposium being sponsored
  • Notation in all symposium marketing materials of exclusive symposium sponsorship (for the symposium in question)
  • Partnership in determining sponsored symposium agenda, topics, and speakers
  • Symposium attendance list - Names/Company/Email addresses only 
    Note: list of only those attendees who have agreed to have their names appear
  • Exclusive table setup at sponsored symposium for display of your company’s marketing materials
  • Sponsor signage displayed at the sponsored symposium. You must supply.
  • Your sponsor logo on DRIE-SWO website
  • A Link to your company website on DRIE-SWO website
  • Sponsor logo on each semi-annual newsletter
  • Advertisement in each semi-annual newsletter - Full page
  • Semi-annual "Sponsor Appreciation" email to our members, with an attachment promoting your products or services
  • Article in each semi-annual newsletter - Up to two (2) pages

Interested in learning more about becoming a sponsor?  Please contact our Sponsorship Director at ... 
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