2021 Sponsorship Agreement Please complete the following for the 2021 SAFRE Conference Sponsor Agreement.Contact Name* First Last Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Billing Address (If Different) Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Email Please submit this agreement form, payment and your organizations digital logo by June 1, 2021. Please email logo to [email protected] or upload below if less than 128MB.Organization Name (as it should be listed in all advertising)*Website Logo Upload Drop files here or Accepted file types: eps, jpg.Please upload a high quality logo to be used for advertising your company as a sponsor/partner of the SAFRE conference. (.eps format is preferred)Payment Options*Check (mail within 30 days of submitting this form)VisaMasterCardPlease Select Payment Option (credit cards will be charged a 6% processing fee) Please mail checks made payable to NCSFA to: North Carolina State Firefighters' Association SAFRE Sponsorship 323 W. Jones Street Suite 401 Raleigh, NC. 27603Credit Card NumberIf paying by credit card, please enter your credit card number, expiration date and security code from the back of the card.Credit Card Expiration Datexx/xxSecurity CodeSecurity code from back of credit card.Name on Credit CardIf paying by credit card, please enter the name on the card exactly as it appears.Billing Address Zip CodeIf paying by credit card, please enter the billing address zip code for the credit card you are using.The sponsorship agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into as of the submission date below (the “Effective Date”) by and between the North Carolina State Firefighters’ Association with an office at 323 W. Jones St., Suite 401, Raleigh, NC 27603 ("NCSFA") and the sponsor identified below (“Sponsor”). NCSFA will host the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo (the "Conference") from August 11, 2021 to August 14, 2021. NCSFA is offering multiple sponsorship opportunities (the "Sponsorships") in connection with the Conference. Each Sponsorship level shall provide sponsors designated advertising, marketing, and promotional benefits as set forth in Appendix A, which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. Sponsor desires to purchase one or more Sponsorships, and Sponsor has selected the applicable Sponsorship(s) by checking the corresponding box(es) listed above. In consideration of the mutual promises and covenants contained in this Agreement, the parties hereby agree as follows: 1. NCSFA Obligations. In consideration for Sponsor's participation in the Conference and purchase of the Sponsorship(s), NCSFA shall provide the Sponsor the benefits set out in Appendix A. 2. Sponsor Obligations. For its participation as a Sponsor, Sponsor shall pay to NCSFA a fee (the "Sponsorship Fee"), as selected from the options listed above. The Sponsorship Fee is payable to NCSFA, within thirty (30) days of Sponsor electronically submitting the Agreement. 3. Sponsor Trademarks/Sponsor Materials. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Sponsor grants to NCSFA a nontransferable, nonsublicensable, non-exclusive right and license (the "License") to use Sponsor's business name, domain name, service marks, copyrights, trademarks, trade names, logo designs, and company descriptions as prepared and delivered to NCSFA by Sponsor (“Sponsor Materials”), in any medium of advertising, marketing materials, and/or promotional goods distributed solely in conjunction with the Conference and in accordance with Sponsor's trademark and intellectual property usage guidelines. The License shall automatically terminate upon termination of this Agreement. 4. Indemnity 4.1 NCSFA shall not be responsible for any loss of or damage to property of Sponsor, its employees, agents, contractors or assigns, nor for any personal injury to Sponsor's officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors and/or invitees except to the extent any such claims may be directly and solely attributable to the gross negligence or willful misconduct of NCSFA, its directors, officers, and/or employees. 4.2 Sponsor shall indemnify, defend, and hold NCSFA harmless from and against any claims arising out of, or relating directly or indirectly to, content on their respective web sites, use of Sponsor’s trademarks, logos, and Sponsor Materials. 5. Limitation of Liability. Except as provided herein, in no event shall either party be liable to the other party for any incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages (including but not limited to lost profits) regardless of whether such liability is based on breach of contract, tort, strict liability, breach of warranties, failure of essential purpose or otherwise and even if advised of the possibility of such damages. 6. Representations. Each party hereby represents and warrants that it has the full power to enter into and perform according to the terms of this Agreement. 7. Term and Termination 7.1 Term. Subject to the terms and conditions herein, this Agreement shall be effective upon the Effective Date and shall terminate on August 20, 2021, unless earlier terminated as otherwise provided in this Agreement (the "Term"). 7.2 Termination by NCSFA. NCSFA shall be entitled to cancel the Conference and/or terminate this Agreement at any time for any reason. In the event NCSFA terminates this Agreement for any reason other than Sponsor's breach, NCSFA shall refund any Sponsorship Fees received from Sponsor, and at Sponsor’s expense, return any materials, equipment, hardware and/or software loaned by Sponsor for the Conference. 7.3 Termination by Sponsor; Effect of Termination a) Sponsor may terminate this Agreement for material breach by NCSFA after giving NCSFA at least ten (10) days prior written notice specifying the nature of the material breach, and giving NCSFA no less than ten (10) days to cure such material breach. In the event such material breach remains uncured at the end of the notice period, this Agreement shall terminate on the tenth day. If a material breach occurs fewer than ten (10) days prior to the Conference, Sponsor may terminate this Agreement for the material breach if such material breach is not cured by the first day of the Conference. Cancellation of the Conference as contemplated in Section 7.2 shall not constitute a breach of the Agreement. b) If NCSFA terminates this Agreement for Sponsor's breach, NCSFA shall retain any and all fees received from Sponsor, which fees shall be due and payable notwithstanding any such termination. Any equipment, materials and hardware or software of Sponsor shall be returned at the end of the Conference and, in the interim, may be used for the purposes contemplated herein notwithstanding such termination. c) If Sponsor terminates for NCSFA’s material breach, Sponsor shall be entitled to seek a full refund of any Sponsorship Fees paid and for the return of any equipment, materials and hardware or software of Sponsor. 8. Miscellaneous 8.1 Notices. All notices, authorizations and requests in connection with this Agreement shall be deemed given on the day they are (i) deposited in the mail, postage prepaid, certified or registered, return receipt requested; (ii) sent by air express courier, charges prepaid; or (iii) sent by fax as indicated by a fax confirmation sheet; and sent to the address in the recitals. Sponsor agrees to send a copy of any notices, via email to: [email protected] or 323 W. Jones St, Suite 401, Raleigh, NC 27603. 8.2 Relationship. This Agreement does not constitute and shall not be construed as constituting a partnership, or joint venture relationship between or among the parties. 8.3 Governing Law/Jurisdiction. This Agreement shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of North Carolina. The parties hereto agree that any action relating to this Agreement shall be instituted and prosecuted in the Courts of the County of New Hanover, State of North Carolina, or in the federal district courts of the Eastern District of North Carolina, and each party hereto hereby does waive any and all defenses relating to venue and jurisdiction. 8.4 Assignment. This Agreement may not be assigned by either party without prior written consent of the other party. Agreement*I agree to the above terms and hereby acknowledge that I am able to enter into this agreement on behalf of my organization. By typing my name below, I am providing my electronic signature in accordance with the E-SIGN Act and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, and I am agreeing to purchase the Sponsorship at the amount selected from the list above. The execution date of this Agreement shall be the date I electronically submit the Agreement to NCSFA.Name Mr.Mrs.MissMs.Dr.Prof.Rev. Prefix First Last Name of the person entering into this agreement.Single Opportunity SponsorshipsEach available on a first come, first purchased basisSAFRE T-Shirt Sponsorship Price: $10,000.00 Quantity: Sponsored t-shirts must be ordered and paid for through the NCSFA.Raleigh Convention Center Main Staircase Price: $7,500.00 Quantity: Your large custom graphic at the Main Entry.Hotel Guest Room Keys Price: $7,500.00 Quantity: Your logo on guest room keys.Annual NCSFA Awards Price: $5,000.00 Quantity: Sponsorship of the prestigious annual awards program.Credential Lanyards Price: $5,000.00 Quantity: Customized lanyards for attendee credentials.NCSFA Business Session Keynote Address Sponsorship Price: $5,000.00 Quantity: SAFRE Volunteers Thank You Dinner Price: $3,500.00 Quantity: NCSFA Past Presidents' Luncheon Sponsorship Price: $3,000.00 Quantity: Multiple Opportunity SponsorshipsMultiple Sponsorships AvailableNCSFA Annual Banquet Sponsorship Price: $5,000.00 Quantity: Gold Partner Sponsorship Price: $1,500.00 Quantity: Silver Partner Sponsorship Price: $1,000.00 Quantity: Bronze Partner Sponsorship Price: $500.00 Quantity: Hands on Training (HOT) Class Lunches for Students on Wednesday Price: $500.00 Quantity: All classes are off-site.Customized Graphic Sponsorship OpportunitiesShow off your logo and build brand awareness with these unique opportunities.Elevator Door Graphics Price: $1,000.00 Quantity: Various locations available.Elevator Door OptionsChoose desired location(s): Raleigh Convention Center: Entry to Mezzanine Raleigh Convention Center: Mezzanine to Exhibit Level Marriott Hotel LobbyEscalator Rail Graphics - Long Run Price: $1,200.00 Quantity: Total of four locations available on the Entry/Mezzanine levels and to and from the Exhibit Floor level.Escalator Rail - Long Run OptionsChoose desired location(s): Entry/Mezzanine Level To Exhibit Floor From Exhibit FloorEscalator Rail Graphics - Short Run Price: $1,000.00 Quantity: Total of two location available from the Entry Level to and from the Mezzanine level.43" Free Standing Digital Kiosk Price: $500.00 Quantity: Kiosk shows digital content provided by Sponsor. Total of four kiosks available. Location determined by NCSFA and Exhibitor.Custom Graphic Wrap for Digital Kiosks Price: $500.00 Quantity: Reinforce your brand by wrapping your digital kiosks.Balcony Glass Graphics Price: $250.00 Quantity: Total of nine (9) locations available: (3) at Balcony A, (3) at Balcony B, (3) at Balcony C. All face Exhibit Floor.Balcony Glass OptionsChoose desired location(s): Balcony A Balcony B Balcony CExhibit Floor Carpet Graphic Clings Price: $200.00 Quantity: Each 3 feet x 3 feet. A total of nine locations available. Location determined by NCSFA and Exhibitor.Window Cling Graphics Price: $200.00 Quantity: Total of (24) locations available: (12) on Salisbury Street, (8) on Cabarrus Street, and (4) on McDowell Street.Window Cling Options:Choose desired location(s): Salisbury Street Cabarrus Street near Salisbury Street Cabarrus Street near McDowell Street McDowell StreetYour Sponsorship Total: $0.00 Sponsorship requests are accepted in the order they are received. Acceptance is confirmed only after full payment has been processed. Full payment for Sponsorships are required within 30 days of submission of this document or Sponsorships will be forfeited and become available for purchase by other parties.