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Black Entertainment Sports Lawyers Association 2016 Sponsorship B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s Guide A s s o c i a t i o n
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Friends of BESLA Strong partnerships are crucial to our success As we embark upon our 36th year BESLA s leadership continues their commitment to work hand in hand with our partners as they help us extend our capacity to provide professional and networking opportunities to our members and monetary support to the next generation of minority attorneys The generosity of our partners helps us provide occasions to share and exchange information refer business sharpen skills and support those working in and interested in working in these highly competitive fields As many of our members heard at the Black Lives Matter panel during our annual conference this work contributes to the big issues facing communities of color access to education workplace opportunities and building community wealth So though we are proud of our legacy it is important that we continue to move forward We hope you will continue to join us in this journey The program of events for 2016 includes a return to Fordham University in New York City for our Mid Year Conference regional events in Los Angeles Atlanta Washington D C St Louis and Chicago and the 36th Annual Conference in Cabo San Lucas Mexico The following pages contain more information about how you can support us in 2016 and a look at one of our longest corporate partners and BESLA s 2015 Corporate Diversity Honoree NBCUniversal Thank you in advance for your time and consideration Sincerely Elke F Suber Board Chairman B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s Emily M Dickens Sponsorship and Development Chairman L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
Friends of BESLA, Strong partnerships are crucial to our success. As we embark upon our 36th year BESLA   s leadership con...
BESLA 2015 IN REVIEW 2015 in Review BESLA s regional professional development panels and networking events bring together our members and top level professional development panels and networking events bring together our members BESLA s regionalindustry professionals to build mutually bene cial connec ons These events cover relevant legal and business professionals to build mutually beneficial connections These and top level industryissues in entertainment sports and related industries events cover relevant legal and business issues in the entertainment sports and related industries In 2015 BESLA hosted four regional events The rst event was held in March in Atlanta Georgia The InFilm TV Finance Panel and Mixer were The first the o ces of Kilpatrick in Atlanta and wasThe 2015 BESLA hosted four regional events held at event was held in March Stockton Georgia followed two days later with a VIP Ul Mixer were held at the offices of Kilpatrick Stockton and was followed two Film TV Finance Panel and mate Driving Experience at Atlanta Motor Speedway hosted by BMW A endees drove BMWs VIP Ultimate Driving Experience at meal prepared Speedway hosted by BMW days later with a on the track and were treated to athe Atlanta Motorby celebrity chef Roble Attendees drove BMWs on the track and were treated to a meal prepared by celebrity Chef Roble In May BESLA hosted its Mid Year Conference in New York City at Fordham University Law School The Inday long event featured a diverse array of panelists on City at Fordham a special lunch me presenta on May BESLA hosted its Mid Year Conference in New York six panels with University Law School The Lessons from the C Suite featuring BET Chairman and CEO Debra Lee and David Rone President day long event featured a diverse array of panelists on six panels with a special lunchtime presentation Lessons Time C Suite featuring BET Chairman Warner Debra Networks Later that evening from theWarner Cable Networks Time and CEO SportsLee and David Rone President BMW hosted a networking recep on at their agship loca on on 57th Street Time Warner Cable Networks Time Warner Sports Networks Later that evening BMW hosted a networking reception at their flagship location on 57th Street In July BESLA hosted its annual joint panel and mixer with the Na onal Bar Associa on at its 90th Annual InConven on in Los Angeles CA BESLA former execu ve director Kendall Minter wasits 90th Annual July BESLA hosted its annual joint panel and mixer with the National Bar Association at honored Convention in Los Angeles CA BESLA former executive director Kendall Minter was honored For the third consecu ve year BESLA hosted a panel and ALL EVENTS WERE FREE networking consecutive year BESLA hosted a panel and D C OR OFFERED DISCOUNTED For the third mixer in the na on s capital Washington ALL EVENTS WERE FREE during the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legisla ve REGISTRATION FOR BESLA networking mixer in the nation s capital Washington D C OR OFFERED DISCOUNTED Conference Hosted at Georgetown University s School of MEMBERS FOR BESLA during the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative REGISTRATION THIS IS THANKS TO Con nuing September Hosted at Georgetown University s School THE SUPPORT OF OUR REGIONAL Conference inStudies the event featured two panels which MEMBERS THIS IS THANKS TO focused on Studies the event copyrights digital renumera on EVENT SPONSORS REGIONAL of Continuingissues related to featured two panels which focused THE SUPPORT OF OURWHO and hot topics in sports HELP US BRING YEAR on issues related to copyrights digital renumeration and hot topics in EVENT SPONSORS WHO ROUND PROGRAMMING TO YOU HELP US BRING YEAR ROUND sports PROGRAMMING TO YOU REGIONAL EVENT PARTNERS SPONSORS REGIONAL EVENT PARTNERS SPONSORS B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t 13 S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
BESLA  2015 IN REVIEW  2015 in Review  BESLA   s regional professional development panels and networking events bring toge...
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2015 BESLA CORPORATE DIVERSITY HONOREE 2015 BESLA Corporate Diversity Honoree RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE INDUSTRY S LEADERS IN RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE INDUSTRY S LEADERS DEVELOPING NEW TALENT NBCUNIVERSAL IS PURSUINGIN DEVELOPING NEW TALENT PLANS TO RECRUIT RETAIN COMPREHENSIVE MULTIYEAR NBCUNIVERSAL IS PURSUING COMPREHENSIVE MULTIYEAR PLANS TO RECRUIT RETAIN AND AND DEVELOP DIVERSE AND TALENTED EMPLOYEES DEVELOP DIVERSE IN EVERY AREA OF OUR BUSINESS AND EXECUTIVESAND TALENTED EMPLOYEES AND EXECUTIVES IN EVERY AREA OF OUR BUSINESS Our efforts include strategically hiring and promoting powerfully engaging content that makes a real difference diverse talent retaining search firms with track records in people s lives Our efforts include strategically hiring and promoting heritage and fostering dialogue on a variety of of recruiting diverse candidates offering leadership and diverse talent retaining search firms with track records Diverse backgrounds foster new ideas and new ideas platforms we can create powerfully engaging content development programs targeting offering leadershipand of recruiting diverse candidates diverse talent and that makes a real difference in people s lives launching employee resource groups diverse talent the are the engine of our success Our audiences deserve development programs targeting that represent and diverse world in which we live launching employee resource groups that represent understanding and respect new kind that comes from Diverse backgrounds foster the ideas and new ideas meaningful engagementsuccess Our audiences deserve the diverse world in which we live are the engine of our and dialogue And we believe We don t think it s enough to merely reflect the diverse that the communitiesrespect the kind that comes from understanding and where we live and work will be the culturesdon t think it s enough our audiences We want to source of tomorrow s leaders dialogue And we believe We and backgrounds of to merely reflect the diverse meaningful engagement and cultures and backgrounds of our role models telling that the communities where we live and work will be celebrate them By presenting positiveaudiences We want to celebrate them By commemorating heritage and presenting positive role models the source of tomorrow s events by NBCUniversal s These images are recent leaders diverse success stories telling diverse success stories commemorating Black Employee Network events fostering dialogue on a variety of platforms we can create B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
2015 BESLA CORPORATE DIVERSITY HONOREE  2015 BESLA  Corporate Diversity Honoree RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE INDUSTRY   S LEAD...
Black Employee Network Our culture is vibrant Energetic Open to new ideas Our culture is vibrant Energetic Open to new ideas and committed to success It s what makes us who we and committed to success It s what makes us who we are and it s up to every one of us to keep it healthy are and it s up to every one of us to keep it healthy and and strong At the heart of our culture is a commitment strong At and inclusion to diversitythe heart of our culture is a commitment to Unique perspectives lead to big ideas more more Unique perspectives lead to big ideas That sThat s than a than a philosophy it also to be good be good Whether philosophy it also happenshappens to business business Whether we re creating a thrilling new ride at Universal we re creating ainventing new ride at Universal Hollywood thrilling tomorrow s technologies at Hollywood inventing tomorrow s delivering NBC Comcastcoverage Comcast Labs or technologies at News Labs or diversity and inclusion delivering NBC News coverageare millions by viewers we to millions of viewers we to driven of a passion Our management team recognizes that these values are are driven by a passion for innovation for innovation crucial to our success recognizes that these values are and that we should champion Our management team them not just through words thatwith should champion Connecting diversity and inclusion to the business is crucial to our success and but we our actions That s Connecting diversity and inclusion to the business is why every leader in our organization is actively involved essential Taking the conversation beyond it being the them not just through words but with our actions essential Taking the conversation beyond it being the in diversifying our workforce supporting inclusive right thing to do and making sure that the discussion That s why every leader in our organization is actively always revolves and making sure that the business practices and making our company more reflective of right thing to do around it being the smartdiscussion involved in diversifying the communities we serve our workforce supporting always to do around it being the smart business thing thing revolves inclusive practices and making our company more to do reflective of the communities we serve These images are recent events by NBCUniversal s Black Employee Network which include community outreach career development These images are recent events by NBCUniversal s Black Employee Network which include sessions development sessions as well as commerce related events community outreach career as well as commerce related events B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
Black Employee Network Our culture is vibrant. Energetic. Open to new ideas, Our culture is vibrant. Energetic. Open to ne...
Membership DEMOGRAPHICS BESLA members are attorneys who are partners and associates at leading law firms in house counsel at entertainment sports and related industry organizations solo practitioners agents managers law school faculty and administrators business executives in entertainment sports and related industries industry advocates financiers financial advisors agents and managers among others Membership is also extended to law students and part of our programming is specifically targeted to their training and growth through seminars mentoring and scholarship opportunities The organization has a network of 2 500 supporters throughout the continental United States Europe and the Caribbean including strong relationships with law school students and faculty Average attendance at regional events is 100 150 and over 400 attorneys executives entertainers and students attend the annual conference and or the mid year conference Average attendance at the mid year is approximately 200 folks BESLA Membership 2015 2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE 9 Students Attorneys Other 8 20 36 64 7 56 General Associate Student Lifetime 2015 Expenditures 2015 Revenue 9 21 11 7 72 Membership Dues B l a c k 80 Scholarship Donations Operations Sponsorships E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s Scholarships Programs A s s o c i a t i o n
Membership DEMOGRAPHICS  BESLA members are attorneys who are partners and associates at leading law firms, in-house counse...
BESLA Student Scholarship Program BESLA SALUTES OUR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS AND SPONSORS BESLA supports law students and recent law school graduates through legal education programs mentoring and volunteer and internship opportunities BESLA awards financial scholarships to deserving law students that are seeking careers in the entertainment sports and affiliated industries Law students affiliated with BESLA become distinguished members of the profession with influential careers 2015 BESLA SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS LEBARON YVONNE M TAYLOR SCHOLARSHIP FUND CARY B HALL OCTAVIUS TED REID DEMAURICE AND KAREN SMITH B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
BESLA  Student Scholarship Program  BESLA SALUTES OUR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS AND SPONSORS BESLA supports law students and ...
5 Reasons TO SUPPORT BESLA Access to top level industry professionals and new talent at state side regional events and the annual conference held abroad Support and cultivate the next generation of legal professional through the BESLA Scholarship Program Educational panels with some of the industry s top attorneys and executives that provide the opportunity for you and your team to stay abreast of the evolving landscape of the entertainment sports and related industries Address corporate diversity goals through integrated engagement with BESLA and its membership Showcase your organization and top talent as sponsors and panelists B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
5 Reasons  TO SUPPORT BESLA Access to top-level industry professionals and new talent at state-side regional events and th...
Programming Calendar February 13 2016 5th Annual Grammy Awards Weekend Meet Greet In partnership with the National Bar Association s Entertainment Sports Arts Law Section and the Nigerian Entertainment Lawyers Group Los Angeles CA April 4 2016 Mid Year Conference July 2016 Joint Networking Reception with the National Bar Association Sports and Entertainment Committee Fordham University New York NY St Louis MO August 2016 Legal Program and Networking Reception September 2016 Legal Program and Networking Reception Chicago Illinois Washington DC October 19 23 2016 Annual Conference Cabo San Lucas Mexico BESLA returns to New York City to host its 2016 Mid Year Conference on April 4th In July BESLA continues its partnership with the National Bar Association where the organization will host a networking reception in conjunction with the NBA s annual conference in St Louis MO For the fourth year in a row BESLA will host panels and a networking reception during the week of the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference in September B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
Programming Calendar February 13, 2016    5th Annual Grammy Awards Weekend, Meet   Greet       In partnership with the Nat...
SPONSORSHIP Opportunities DIAMOND PRESENTING PARTNER 100 000 Benefits Include Exclusive sponsor in your category Listing as a presenting sponsor on marketing materials for all 2016 stateside program and networking events or Listing as a presenting sponsor on all marketing materials for the annual conference Company Organization logo placement on BESLA website BESLA app and sponsor step and repeat Company Organization logo placement displayed prominently during stateside program and networking events or the annual conference Special speaking opportunity during stateside program and networking events or the annual conference Option to provide commemorative gifts at stateside program and networking events or the annual conference Option to designate a portion of funds for establishment of a scholarship endowment Quarterly advertisement pushes on the BESLA app and BESLA website during the period of January 2016 to December 2016 Full page color conference journal ad inside front cover or back cover online and sponsor page in the BESLA app Up to ten 10 complimentary registrations that can be used at either the mid year conference or annual conference Chairman President s reception access Individual group and select celebrity photo opportunities at mid year and annual conference media galleries EMERALD PRESENTING PARTNER 50 000 Benefits Include Exclusive mid year conference conference gala or welcome reception partner with event branding rights Special speaking opportunity during mid year conference conference gala or welcome reception Opportunity to provide commemorative gifts Designation as an event supporter at one stateside event Option to designate a portion of funds for establishment of a scholarship endowment Two 2 advertisement pushes on the BESLA app Full page color conference journal ad inside front cover or back cover online and sponsor page in the BESLA app Option to be a panel sponsor at the annual conference Up to eight 8 complimentary registrations that can be used at either the mid year conference or annual conference Chairman President s reception access Individual group and select celebrity photo opportunities at mid year and annual conference media galleries ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER EXCLUSIVE 45 000 ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER NON EXCLUSIVE 35 000 Benefits Include Annual conference gala after party or off site event branding rights Special speaking opportunity during conference gala after party or off site event Opportunity to provide commemorative gifts Full page color conference journal online and sponsor page in the BESLA app Up to six 6 complimentary registrations that can be used at either the mid year conference or annual conference Chairman President s reception access Individual group and select celebrity photo opportunities at mid year and annual conference media galleries B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
SPONSORSHIP  Opportunities   DIAMOND PRESENTING PARTNER  100,000 Benefits Include     Exclusive sponsor in your category  ...
PLATINUM PARTNER 30 000 Benefits Include Exclusive branding rights for the BESLA app or CLE program or Mid Year Conference Luncheon Option to provide commemorative gifts to mid year or annual conference attendees Full page color conference journal ad online and sponsor page in the BESLA app Option to host panel at either the mid year conference or annual conference Up to six 6 complimentary registrations that can be used at either the mid year conference or annual conference Designation as an event partner at one regional event Chairman President s reception access Individual group and select celebrity photo opportunities at mid year and annual conference media galleries GOLD PARTNER 20 000 Benefits Include Exclusive branding rights for the annual conference law student ambassador corps or annual conference promotional items Option to host panel at either the mid year conference or annual conference Option to provide commemorative gifts to annual conference attendees Premium exposure in annual conference marketing Designation as an event partner at one regional event Full page color conference journal ad online and sponsor page in the BESLA app Up to four 4 complimentary registrations that can be used at either the mid year conference or annual conference Chairman President s reception access Group photo and select celebrity photo opportunities at mid year and annual conference media galleries SILVER PARTNER 10 000 Benefits Include Included as a sponsor on select marketing for the mid year conference or annual conference Option to host panel at either the mid year conference or annual conference Full page color conference journal ad and online Up to two 2 complimentary registrations that can be used at either the mid year conference or annual conference Chairman President s reception access Group photo at mid year and annual conference media galleries CONFERENCE PARTNER 5 000 Benefits Include Included as a sponsor on select marketing for the mid year conference or annual conference Full page color conference journal ad Up to two 2 complimentary registrations that can be used at either the mid year conference or annual conference Chairman President s reception access Group photo at mid year and annual conference media galleries BESLA SCHOLARSHIP PARTNER 3 500 Designated for scholarships or the Chairman President s Endowment FRIEND OF BESLA 3 500 Sponsorship of Annual Conference Benefits Include Listed as an annual conference partner or scholarship program sponsor Half page conference journal ad Up to two 2 complimentary registrations that can be used at either the mid year conference or annual conference Chairman President s reception access Group photo at mid year and annual conference media galleries B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
PLATINUM PARTNER  30,000  Benefits Include   Exclusive branding rights for the BESLA app or CLE program or Mid-Year Confer...
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SILVER SPONSORS SILVER SPONSORS WONDERLAND FOUNDATION INC STEVIE WONDER PANEL CONFERENCE EVENT SPONSORS PANEL CONFERENCE EVENT SPONSORS FRIENDS OFBESLA FRIENDS OF BESLA B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
SILVER SPONSORS SILVER SPONSORS  WONDERLAND FOUNDATION, INC.   STEVIE WONDER  PANEL   CONFERENCE EVENT SPONSORS PANEL   CO...
Sponsor and ADVERTISEMENT FORM YES I We welcome the opportunity to participate in BESLA s 2016 programming at the level listed below NOTE Your commitment form payment and materials must be received 30 days prior to Conference to receive full sponsor benefits I We cannot accept your invitation to participate as a sponsor but we would like to support your efforts with a donation Enclosed is a tax deductible contribution of _______ BESLA CONTACT COMPANY ORGANIZATION NAME CONTACT NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP PHONE FAX EMAIL Please provide your official logo vector for display on our website The full page ad is 7 5 x 10 and must be submitted as pdf jpeg or eps file Outline fonts flatten layers and indicate crop marks Include at least a 1 4 inch bleed and the safe margins 1 2 in from bleed line Ad layouts should be sent to esther earbin gmail com as soon as possible following submission of the commitment form SPONSORSHIP LEVELS CONFERENCE JOURNAL AD COSTS DIAMOND PARTNER 40 000 CONFERENCE PARTNER 5 000 ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER EXCLUSIVE 35 000 BESLA SCHOLARSHIP PARTNER 3 500 ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER NON EXCLUSIVE 25 000 FRIEND OF BESLA 3 500 PLATINUM PARTNER 30 000 FULL PAGE 7 5 X 10 2 000 GOLD PARTNER 20 000 HALF PAGE 7 5 X 4 5 1 000 SILVER PARTNER 10 000 BUSINESS CARD 2 5 X 2 25 500 AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE Note This signature indicates sponsor agreement to fulfill the terms of this donation BESLA P O BOX 230794 NEW YORK NY 10023 FEDERAL TAX IDENTIFICATION 13 3123753 B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
Sponsor and  ADVERTISEMENT FORM  YES  I We welcome the opportunity to participate in BESLA   s 2016 programming at the lev...
In Kind SPONSOR FORM DONOR INFORMATION BESLA CONTACT COMPANY ORGANIZATION NAME CONTACT NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP PHONE FAX EMAIL COMMITMENT ITEM SERVICE DONATED ESTIMATED VALUE OF DONATION DESCRIPTION OF ITEM SERVICE AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE Note This signature indicates sponsor agreement to fulfill the terms of this donation B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
In-Kind SPONSOR FORM DONOR INFORMATION BESLA CONTACT COMPANY ORGANIZATION NAME CONTACT NAME ADDRESS CITY   STATE   ZIP PHO...
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT EMILY M DICKENS SPONSORSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN SPONSOR BESLA ORG 919 423 7076 Black Entertainment Sports Lawyers Association BESLA empowers by providing access to key industry influencers and innovators through premiere programming and opportunities B l a c k E n t e r t a i n m e n t S p o r t s L a w y e r s A s s o c i a t i o n
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT  EMILY M. DICKENS SPONSORSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN SPONSOR BESLA.ORG 919-423-7076  Black ...