ICAR 2016 Partnership Levels

The International Commission for Alpine Rescue (ICAR) will be coming to Bulgaria for its annual Congress. Hosted by Mountain Rescue Service to the Bulgarian Red Cross Bulgaria (MRS), the event will be held at the Samokov Hotel (http://www.samokov.com/en/aboutus.html) in Borovets which is located one hour’s drive from Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. The congress takes place from 19th-22nd October 2016.

General Topic: Search Function - Improving the Search before the Rescue

By partnering with ICAR and MRS through one or more of a variety of opportunities, your organisation will enjoy a range of benefits designed to highlight its shared commitment to our mission and bring your organization to the attention of meeting participants. For sponsors at the silver level and above, we will also include a link to your website in email blasts that reach ICAR members who are actively involved in mountain rescue in 31 member countries on all continents.


BenefitsBronze €2,500Silver €5,000Gold €10,000Platinum €25,000
On-site Signage X X X X
Recognition in ICAR 2016 website/ Programme X X X X
Website Listing X X X X
Exhibition stand space only Recognition Slide During Breaks €1000
2.5m x 2m
€ 1500
5m x 2m
10m x 2m
15m x 2 m
Attendance at Pre-Convention Workshop   (1)*­ (2)*­ (4)*­
Complimentary Registration
(Includes Welcome Reception & Gala) for number of people
  (1)*­ (2)*­ (4)*­
Acknowledgement at Welcome
Reception and Conference Dinner
  X X X
Website Logo with Hyperlink   X X X
Conference lanyards       X
Logos on ICAR Communications       X
Award Recognition at Gala Dinner       X



ICAR Conference App: €5,000

We wish to produce an ICAR conference app for 2016 which allows improved communication before, during and after the Congress.

Contact Laura at registration@happen.co.uk for further information.


ICAR 2016 Partnership Opportunities

ICAR Gala: €10,000

The ICAR Gala is a culminating event to the Congress and one of the most memorable and enjoyable aspects of the conference. It recognises the leadership, the sponsors and awardees. This elegant function will attract over 400 attendees, and sponsor’s support will be recognised throughout the event.


Welcome Reception: €5,000

This high profile event kicks off the ICAR Congress and sets the stage for our international gathering. The event will host meeting attendees, guests, speaker and exhibitors and the sponsor of this event will be featured in the Congress Programme and acknowledged throughout the event.


Lunch Host: €5,000/lunch

A central and fully attended venue, lunch gatherings provide a stimulating environment for further discussion related to the presentations from the morning sessions. The Sponsor/Host of each Lunch venue is invited to engage in rigorous discussion with congress attendees while highlighting their company/organisations shared commitment to advancing mountain rescue techniques.


Scholarships for Low-Income Countries: €10,000

MRS wishes to encourage attendance of at least 10 fellow mountain rescue members from low- income countries to attend the ICAR 2016 meeting. Sponsorship will include free registration and a €1,000 travel grant. Eligible, applicants will be asked to submit an abstract which will be evaluated and ranked by a special committee.


Programme and Registration Materials: €5,000

Distributed to every attendee, the ICAR meeting programme contains meeting highlights, a schedule of events, and a directory of members and registrants that will be use throughout the year. The sponsor logo on the back cover and corporate ad page will remind members of the important contribution made by the sponsor long after the meeting is over.


Registration Bags/ Goody Bag inserts: at cost

An Exclusive Advertising opportunity! Tote bags will display the ICAR logo along with the logos of supporting organisations and are distributed on-site to every attendee.


Congress Fleeces: at cost

All shirts / gilets/jackets provided for the congress could also feature the sponsor’s logos as well as the congress logo. For further information contact Laura on: - +44 28 9066 4020 or registration@happen.co.uk

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