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7th Annual iWRITE Luncheon & Book Signing

  • 11:00 AM
  • Hilton Americas - 1600 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010

The iWRITE Literacy Luncheon & Book Signing will be held on November 5, 2016 at the Hilton Americas in Downtown Houston.

We are thrilled to welcome Houston Astros Catcher, Jason Castro and wife, Maris as this year’s Honorary Luncheon Chairs as we honor Jeff Cohen, Executive Vice President and Editor of the Houston Chronicle. Joining them as co-hosts of the evening will be Debbie Pakzaban and M.A.D.E. Founder, nine-year-old Yash Semlani. We are excited to have multiple literacy leaders on board this year as we celebrate our newly published 65 young authors and illustrators.


UNDERWRITER AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Your support ensures that iWRITE will fulfill its mission to inspire kids to WRITE their own stories and provide publishing and leadership opportunities to our youth. Since reading and writing go hand in hand, iWRITE encourages readers to use their imagination and communicate through the written word.

THE PULITZER PLUS – $20,000 Title Sponsor

Premium table for ten, recognition as title sponsor of the event on all marketing material, invitation, program and website. Your logo will be prominently displayed on event signage, including step and repeat for pictures. Each guest will receive one hardback I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids Vol. 7 Anthology and invitations to the Champagne Reception & VIP Meet and Greet with our authors and illustrators. You will also be the official sponsor of iWRITE’s Mascot, covering production of “i” The Guy.  The sponsorship includes “i” The Guy Writer’s Journals donated on your behalf to 3rd-5th graders at a title one school of your choice or from our community list.

THE PULITZER  – $10,000, Underwriter Child Sponsor

One Premier table for ten, recognition on marketing material, invitation, program and website. Your logo will be prominently be displayed on event signage. Each guest will receive one hardback I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids Vol. 7 Anthology and invitations to the Champagne Reception & VIP Meet and Greet with our authors and illustrators. Sponsorship provides luncheon tickets to our 65 authors and illustrators & provides each complimentary copy of the iWRITE Anthology. The sponsorship also includes “i” The Guy Writer’s Journals donated on your behalf to 3rd – 5th graders at a title one school of your choice or from our community list.

THE PUBLISHER – $5,000 Underwriter Sponsor

Deluxe table for ten, recognition on marketing material, invitation, program and website. Your logo will be prominently displayed on event signage. Each guest will receive one hardback I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids Vol. 7 Anthology and invitations to the Champagne Reception & VIP Meet and Greet with our authors and illustrators.

THE EDITOR – $2,500

Preferred table for ten, recognition on marketing material, invitation, program and website. Each guest will receive one hardback I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids Vol. 7 Anthology and invitations to the Champagne Reception.

THE WRITER – $250

Preferred seating for one, recognition on marketing material, invitation and program. Guest will receive one paperback copy of the I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids Vol. 7 Anthology and an invitation to the Champagne Reception.

CHILD SPONSOR – $150

I would like to sponsor a child author and his or her parents to attend the luncheon.


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