Information on Sponsoring the San Diego Chapter of the NPA
you would like to sponsor the SDNPA contact
NPA solicits speakers, sponsors and product demonstrations from the
industry leaders in network products, telecommunications, computer
components, operating systems and software. This relationship provides
an ideal channel for both member and sponsor to communicate in a comfortable
yet technical environment facilitating the transfer of technical information.
It also provides a means for products to be installed, tested and
evaluated in a non-production environment.
multi-vendor alliances, the NPA delivers the most current technology
and information available to its members through various forms and
channels. The NPA identifies the common needs and interests of its
members, the network professional and builds programs and initiatives
to meet those needs. This page provides links, as well as special
thanks to vendors who have contributed product and/or services in
the support of the NPA's goals and ideals.
special thanks are vendors who have elected to become Chapter Sponsors.
By aligning with the Network Professional Association, these companies
have announced that they believe in the future of the computer network
industry and they intend to play a vibrant role. Please take a moment
to view the links dedicated to our chapter sponsors, and tell them
Thank You for sponsoring the San Diego NPA.
The San Diego NPA
San Diego Chapter of the Network Professional Association (SDNPA)
would like to guide through an exciting industry movement - the growth
and expansion of the network computing profession.
In today's multi-vendor network environment, network professionals
play a dynamic and powerful role in shaping how systems are integrated
together. The NPA is an association representing certified network
professionals dedicated to advancing the network computer profession.
NPA advances the profession by uniting network professionals in a
worldwide association that strives to set industry standards of technical
expertise and professionalism and deliverer programs and services
to meet member needs and interests. This is accomplished through strategic
alliances with corporations, vendors, education providers, employment
services, and other associations.
NPA exists to serve the needs of network computing professionals.
Our members make a living designing, integrating, managing and maintaining
networked computing environments, playing a significant role in the
purchasing cycle: 93% recommend or specify, 86% evaluate or test,
and 41% approve and/or purchase. NPA membership represents more than
$5 billion annually in computer and network product sales.
brochure outlines how you can play a part in sponsoring the growth,
direction and impact that the NPA has on your business and the network
computing industry. Please take a moment to look through the material
and application. Your sponsorship of the San Diego NPA will play a
significant role in advancing the network computing industry.
of Being a Chapter Sponsor
a sponsor of the San Diego NPA, you gain access to a specific audience
of network professionals, benefiting your company by:
marketing efforts and increasing brand loyalty through product training
at NPA chapter meetings and hands-on technology labs
a new communications channel for product messages and updates
a qualified technical audience for product evaluation and market research
your product support costs by educating an outside team of technical
the direction of the network computing profession by improving the
technical competence of network computing professionals
Sponsorship Brings the San Diego NPA
turn, the SDNPA gains from your participation in the following ways:
educational, and financial support that helps the NPA fulfill its
commitments to keep members current with the latest technology
and experience in advancing the network computing profession
and Information, Trade Opportunities, Entrance to Events, Resource Pools
hands, trade business cards, find an employee, sign a new client, share,
make a friend, extend your education, promote your Business Product,
Advance the Networking Profession
operating in the network computing industry
in advancing the mission of NPA
to the By-laws and Policies of NPA
the NPA sponsorship agreement, if any.
by the NPA Code of Ethics.
current in sponsorship.
an active participant in the NPA local chapter
***The Following Information is in the process of Change***
categories are minimum guidelines. Sponsors are encouraged to enhance
their image by NPA with additional sponsorship activities
$995 per year
attendance at chapter events at the same cost as NPA members for the
sponsorís professional staff residing in the local office
reserves and hosts two chapter events
the chapter contact list to advertise your events
additional two uses of the chapter contact list
banner and web site link on chapter web ($50.00 charge for 6 month
distribution and Business Announcements available at all events
grants partner use of their Contact lists for the purpose of advertising
NPA to prospective members (piggy back mailing, flyer, announcement
or display ad)
$595 per year
at chapter events for ONE of the Sponsor's Professional Staff
listing and link on Chapter web Literature and Product/Business Announcements
at six chapter events.
to grant monthly use of Sponsor's Contact lists for the purpose of
advertising NPA to prospective members (piggy back mailing, flyer,
announcement or display ad)
$295 per year
on table and Product/Business
distributed at three SDNPA events.
one 20 minute presentation with literature (requires approval of main
six month business/product link on www.SDNPA.org