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An Evening of Hope

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s HOPE AWARDS will be held on Thursday, May 12 at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. The event is a celebration of the inspiring work to protect children. We will recognize leaders in child safety, honor survivors and remember those who are still missing. Past award recipients include: actors Bryan Cranston and Ben Affleck; Vice President Joe Biden; Secretary of State Colin Powell; the cast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit;" survivors Elizabeth Smart and Jaycee Dugard; and corporations, including Canon USA and Google that support NCMEC’s work through generosity and innovation. Learn more about the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children here.

Sponsorship Opportunities

In addition to recognizing heroes in the fight to protect children, the 2015 Hope Awards was a star-studded event focused on the critical mission of our organization and the partners and friends who help make our work possible.

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2016 Hope Awards Sponsorship Levels & Benefits

AMBASSADOR

$150,000 ($144,464 tax deductible)

* Opportunity to appear on stage to present award to event honoree.
* Private lunch or dinner with NCMEC co-founder, John Walsh.
* Exclusive sponsor of the event reception.
* Two seats at a head table.
* Two tables of eight with priority placement.
* Prominent inclusion in all event materials.
* Back inside cover of the commemorative event program.
* NCMEC feature video on social media channels; feature on NCMEC virtual newsroom of contribution; custom thank you message on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; opportunity to participate in media interviews.
* 10 tickets to the Law Enforcement Heroes' Awards on Sept. 22 in Washington, D.C.
* Logo placement at NCMEC headquarters in lobby and executive floor.
* Inclusion in annual report.
* Opportunity to have NCMEC prevention team present child safety best practices to your employees.

HERO

$100,000 ($94,864 tax deductible)

* Two seats at a head table.
* Two tables of eight with priority placement.
* Prominent inclusion in all event materials.
* Full page ad in the commemorative event program.
* Feature Contribution “call out” in NCMEC newsletter; Feature on NCMEC virtual newsroom of contribution; Custom thank you message on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; opportunity to participate in media interviews.
* Five tickets to the Law Enforcement Heroes' Awards on Sept. 22 in Washington, D.C.
* Logo placement at NCMEC headquarters in lobby.
* Inclusion in annual report.
* Opportunity to have NCMEC prevention team present child safety best practices to your employees.

GUARDIAN

$75,000 ($71,008 tax deductible)

* Two tables of eight with priority placement.
* Prominent inclusion in all event materials.
* Full page ad in the commemorative event program.
* Feature on NCMEC virtual newsroom of contribution; Accolades on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
* Four tickets to the Law Enforcement Heroes' Awards on Sept. 22 in Washington, D.C.
* Logo placement at NCMEC headquarters in lobby.
* Inclusion in annual report.

DEFENDER

$50,000 ($48,004 tax deductible)

* One table of eight with priority placement.
* Listing in all event materials.
* Half page ad in the commemorative event program.
* Feature on NCMEC virtual newsroom of contribution; Accolades on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
* Two tickets to the Law Enforcement Heroes' Awards on Sept. 22 in Washington, D.C.
* Logo placement at NCMEC headquarters executive floor.
* Inclusion in annual report.

PROTECTOR

$25,000 ($23,384 tax deductible)

* One table of eight with priority placement.
* Listing in all event materials.
* Half page ad in the commemorative event program.
* Accolades on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
* Inclusion in annual report.

CHAMPION

$10,000 ($8,384 tax deductible)

* One table of eight.
* Listing in all event materials.
* Quarter page ad in the commemorative event program.
* Inclusion in annual report.

Beacon

$5,000 ($4,192 tax deductible)

* One half table of four.



Supporter

$1,500 ($1,298 tax deductible)

* One seat for the 2016 Hope Awards.

This year, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children will honor...

Paris
In memoriam:

Beau Biden

Beau Biden is being recognized as a leader in child protection who left a legacy of standing up and speaking out for children who were being sexually exploited. As Delaware's attorney general, he paved the way for progress and helped rescue hundreds of children from abusive situations.
Today, the Beau Biden Foundation honors his memory by continuing his work of protecting children.

Facebook

Facebook is being recognized for its commitment to child safety and its innovative use of technology to mobilize the public on behalf of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s mission. Facebook continues to be an industry leader in the protection of children.

Ashley Reynolds

Ashley Reynolds

Ashley Reynolds is a survivor of sextortion. She is being recognized for courageously taking on the predator who targeted her and nearly 350 other young girls. She has become an advocate for other victims by bravely telling her own story.

Event Details/Accommodations:

Ritz Carlton
May 12, 2016
1150 22nd St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
Room Reservations: 800-241-3333
Reference: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Gala Rooms
Reserve by: Thursday April 14
Rate: $389
Hotel Monaco Alexandria
480 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Room Reservations: 703-549-6080
Reference: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Gala Rooms
Reference: Hope Awards room block
Rate: $226

For additional information, contact Yolanda Menz at:
Phone:877-446-2632 ext. 3145
Email: ymenz@ncmec.org

Register for the 2016 Hope Awards today!