TANCon2006 - San Francisco, October 2006 - Fostering African Entrepreneurship
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On behalf of the entire membership of The African Network (TAN), we would like to invite you to sponsor TAN's inaugural annual conference, TANCon 2006, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco California on Saturday, October 14, 2006.

TAN http://www.theafricannetwork.org is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization headquartered in Silicon Valley, with a focus on fostering and enabling entrepreneurship and technological innovation through networking, education and mentoring. TAN endeavors to cultivate an ecosystem that empowers the entrepreneur and showcases Africa's potential as a major emerging market.

TANCon http://www.tancon.org is the sole event of its kind for entrepreneurs of African descent. The target audience includes entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 business leaders, government policy makers, venture capitalists, investment bankers, and other entrepreneurial ecosystem organizations.

Our theme this year is "Fostering African Entrepreneurship", to reflect the growing number of African entrepreneurs in business today, and to showcase how the African continent as a whole presents outstanding opportunities for all business organizations.

Sponsorship of TANCon 2006 will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your products and services to a premier group of professionals and organizations from around the world. We believe that you will derive direct business benefit from participating in TANCon 2006.

There are four sponsorship levels available at TANCon 2006:

Diamond: $25,000 (only 3 available)
  • Speaking opportunity for company executive at TANCon 2006
  • Recognized as Diamond Sponsor on all TANCon banners
  • Recognized as Diamond Sponsor in TANCon brochure
  • Prominent signage throughout conference venue
  • Highest corporate profile during conference
  • Logo placement on the front-page of the TANCon 2006 website
  • Free exhibitor table at the conference
  • VIP seating
  • Complimentary suite at the Four Seasons Hotel
  • 3 complimentary conference passes
Platinum: $5,000
  • Recognized as Platinum Sponsor in TANCon brochure
  • Logo placement on the front-page of the TANCon 2006 website
  • Free exhibitor table at the conference
  • VIP seating
  • 2 complimentary conference passes
Gold: $2,500
  • Logo placement on the front-page of the TANCon 2006 website
  • 1 complimentary conference pass
Silver: $1,000
  • Logo placement on the sponsor page of the TANCon 2006 website
  • 1 complimentary pass


Please let us know what we can do to move the sponsorship process forward or if we can provide more information about TAN or TANCon 2006.

We sincerely hope that you will decide to sponsor this first of its kind event and look forward to working with you. Additional information about TANCon 2006 is available on our website: www.tancon.org.



Gordon Williams Paschal Iwuh
Co-Chairs TANCon 2006 Planning Committee
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