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FRRC 2017 State Convening

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition

Thursday, 20 July 2017 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, 22 July 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

FRRC 2017 State Convening

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
State Convening Registration
Includes: Welcome Reception (Cash Bar & Light Appetizers), Continental Breakfast (Friday & Saturday), Plated Lunch (Friday), Boxed Lunch (Saturday), Training Materials, and Toolkits.
20 Jul 2017 US$100.00 US$0.00
First Annual Champions of Change Gala & Awards Ceremony Ticket
Includes: Red Carpet Cocktail Hour (Beverages & Light Appetizers - Cash Bar) and Plated Dinner
21 Jul 2017 US$150.00 US$0.00
Couple's Champions of Change Gala Package
Includes two (2) tickets to the First Annual Champions of Change Gala & Awards Ceremony at a $50 discount. Each ticket includes: Red Carpet Cocktail Hour (Beverages & Light Appetizers - Cash Bar) and Plated Dinner
21 Jul 2017 US$250.00 US$0.00
Combination Package
Includes: Registration for the Convening and one (1) ticket to the Champions of Change Gala & Awards Ceremony at a $25 discounted rate.
21 Jul 2017 US$225.00 US$0.00
Donation to the Financial Hardship Scholarship Fund
Donations welcome to help to sponsor those who wish to attend but are experiencing a financial hardship that prevents them from participating. Awards are dedicated to sponsoring returning citizens primarily, with secondary consideration to support non-directly impacted volunteers.
22 Jul 2017 Enter donation (US$)

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Event Details

Join us for the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition 2017 State Convening at the Rosen Centre in Orlando, FL on July 20-22, 2017. 

At the Convening, FRRC members will experience interactive participation with the Ballot Initiative Expert Panel; hands-on messaging training that will enrich our Public Education Program; and relationship building and collaborative planning with other FRRC partners from your region. Additionally, all Convening participants will leave with tangible resources to help them achieve their volunteer goals, including messaging, phone banking, canvassing and petition collection toolkits. 


Champions of Change Gala & Awards Ceremony

Another exciting event will be happening during Convening weekend.  We will be hosting our 1st Annual Champions of Change Gala & Awards Ceremony, honoring FRRC’s Social Justice Champions.  The Gala will be held on the evening of July 21st, and will be hosted by Ms. Vivica A. Fox!





Schedule of Events

Thursday, July 20th

2:00pm – 6:00pm                  Registration
                                              Desk 2

7:00pm – 10:00pm                Welcome Reception – Complimentary with Registration
                                              Poolside


Friday, July 21st

9:00am                                   State Convening, Opening Session
                                               Ballroom D

12:00pm                                 Plated Lunch – Provided with Registration
                                               Ballroom E

1:00pm                                   Messaging Training
                                               Ballroom D

6:00pm                                   Red Carpet Cocktail Hour  – Cash Bar
                                               Foyer

7:30pm                                   Champions of Change Gala & Awards Ceremony, Black Tie
                                               Ballroom E


Saturday, July 22nd

9:00am                                   Planning Workshops
                                               Break-Out Rooms 5, 6, 7 & 8

12:00pm                                 Boxed Lunch – Provided with Registration

1:00pm                                   Closing Session
                                               Ballroom D

3:00pm                                   Adjourn

Schedule and rooms are subject to change 



Hotel Accomodations


The FRRC has chosen the Rosen Centre as the official hotel of the 2017 State Convening.  We have secured a discounted room rate of $109 (+tax) per night for attendees of the Convening and Champions of Change Gala. Click here to book your room today in this discounted rate room block.  Rooms are limited so reserve your room today!



Financial Hardship Scholarships

The FRRC is working with its coalition’s organizational partners to raise funds to sponsor those who wish to attend but are experiencing a financial hardship that prevents them from participating. Awards are dedicated to sponsoring returning citizens primarily, with secondary consideration to support non-directly impacted volunteers. Applications are due Friday, June 30th.  For questions or to apply, please contact info@floridarrc.org.  



First Annual Champions of Change Sponsorship Packages

Platinum Sponsor - $8,000

  • 1 table of 10 (unused tickets may be donated to the Financial Hardship Program, by request)       
  • 2 Invitations private Sponsor Reception
  • Photos with keynote speaker and special guests
  • 1 complimentary ad on the Giant Screens at the Gala
  • Sponsor Board sign at Red Carpet Cocktail Hour
  • Sponsor recognition in the Gala ad book
  • Opportunity to Co-Present at Awards Ceremony

 
 Gold Sponsor - $5,000

  • Premier seating with prominent FRRC leaders
  • 1 table of 10 (unused tickets may be donated to the Financial Hardship Program, by request)       
  • 2 Invitations private Sponsor Reception
  • Photos with keynote speaker and special guests
  • 1 complimentary ad on the Giant Screens at the Gala
  • Sponsor Board sign at Red Carpet Cocktail Hour
  • Sponsor recognition in the Gala ad book
  • Opportunity to Co-Present at Awards Ceremony

 
Silver Dinner Sponsor - $3,000

  • Premier seating with prominent FRRC leaders
  • 1 tables of 10 (unused tickets may be donated to the Financial Hardship Program, by request)       
  • 2 Invitations private Sponsor Reception
  • Photos with keynote speaker and special guests
  • 1 complimentary ad on the Giant Screens at the Gala
  • Sponsor Board sign at Red Carpet Cocktail Hour
  • Sponsor recognition in the Gala ad book
  • Opportunity to Co-Present at Awards Ceremony


Table Sponsor - $1,500

  • 1 table of 10 (unused tickets may be donated to the Financial Hardship Program, by request)   
  • Sponsor board sign by the Sponsor Reception and at Red Carpet Cocktail Hour
  • Sponsor recognition in the Gala ad book
     

To become a sponsor, please contact Sheena Meade at sheena@floridarrc.org


 
FRRC 2017 State Convening and Gala Program Advertisements

Giant Screen and Program Book Recognition

All Platinum, Gold, Silver and Table Sponsors receive recognition of the Giant Screens at the Champions of Change Gala & Awards Ceremony and in the Gala Program Book. There will be large screens located in the ballroom. A PowerPoint presentation of recognition will loop continuously from 7:00pm to 7:30pm while our guests are seated and again at the conclusion of the program, while our guests are exiting. Sponsor Board signs are placed at the entrance of the ballroom and reception areas. This is our opportunity to publicly thank our financial supporters for their generosity and commitment to the FRRC.

Program Book Advertisements

Advertisement space in the 2017 State Convening Program Book and in the 1st Annual Champion for Change Gala & Awards Ceremony Program Book are available for purchase. This is a terrific opportunity to promote yourself, your business or your organization to activists and leaders of the FRRC! The deadline to submit your Ad is Friday, June 30th.


The following sizes are available:  

Full Page Ad (7 5/16” x 10”): 2 for $900, 1 for $500 

Half Page Ad (7 5/16 x 5” – landscape): 2 for $550, 1 for $300 

Quarter Page Ad (3 5/16” x 5” - portrait): 2 for $350, 1 for $200 

Eighth Page Ad (3 5/8” x 2 ½” – business card): 2 for $200, 1 for $125

To reserve your ad space, contact Heather Nagy at heather@floridarrc.org



For questions regarding 2017 State Convening registration, please contact Heather Nagy at heather@floridarrc.org

For questions regarding the Champions of Change Gala and Awards Ceremony, please contact Sheena Meade at sheena@floridarrc.org

Have questions about FRRC 2017 State Convening? Contact Florida Rights Restoration Coalition

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Rosen Centre
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

Thursday, 20 July 2017 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, 22 July 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Florida Rights Restoration Coalition

The FRRC is a group of 70+ national, statewide, & local organizations committed to eradicating Jim Crow in Florida. We are firmly committed against a civil and voting rights ban that strips away rights from nearly 2 million Floridians and about 6 million Americans, nationally.

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