May 17-19, 2013
We are thrilled that you are interested in our Sweet Adelines International Region 17 Annual Regional Competition!
This year we welcome Desiray of Cleveland's New 102 as our celebrity emcee on Saturday for the chorus competition! Desiray, the midday host on Cleveland's New 102, has been a fixture on Cleveland's radio for more than 18 years. You can enjoy her weekly "Des' Cupboard Creations", easy and delicious recipes for the working mom or dad, found at www.new102.com. You can also see her on TV as WKYC's "Live on Lakeside" feature/lifestyle reporter.
Competition Schedule Overview:
Friday, May 17:
Saturday, May 18:
Are you interested in attending either or both contests as an audience member? Being a vendor at our regional boutique? Advertising on our big video billboard screens during the competition? See below for all the info you need.
Housing: Our competition is held at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland, so staying there is the best option. You can contact the Renaissance directly at 216-696-5600 or toll free at 1-800-468-3571. Or if you have any other questions, you can contact our regional Housing Chair, Judy Horn, at email@example.com.
Tickets: Tickets are available either prior to the competition or at the door.
Tickets at the door may be purchased by cash, check or credit card.
Are you interested in being a vendor at our boutique? For information & rates, please contact our Region 17 Vendor Coordinator, Carolynn Macomber at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that this hotel does not allow sales of food or beverage.
We are extremely excited to offer video billboard ads again this year. Get your message out in living color to a captive audience as it scrolls by on two 9 X 12 screens in front of over 700 attendees. Before, during and after each contest session, your ad will project on the screen for all to ooooo and ahhhh over!
The Fundraiser rate of $50.00 is limited to Sweet Adelines International choruses, regions or quartets. You can advertise any upcoming shows or fund raising events; pay tribute to your chorus director, coach, or Sweet Adeline of the year. What better way to get your message out to the convention attendees?
The Commercial rate of $100.00 applies to all for-profit businesses, including members and nonmembers. Get your request in early and receive $25.00 off if ad and payment are postmarked by April 1. Put your business message out there for all to see!
All ad copy must be 1024 x768 resolution format. Power Point is the preferred media, but .jpg is also acceptable. Ads should be submitted via e-mail, cd, or flash drive (non-returnable), before May 1, 2012. If e-mailing, please include “Region 17 ad submission” in the subject of your e-mail, and please include the name that will be on the check, and the check number to GHClead@gmail.com.
Please fill out the Video Advertising Order Form to submit with your order.