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The FEI Colorado Chapter Strategic Partnership Program allows representatives of local companies the opportunity to participate in local FEI events including monthly dinner programs, professional development (PD) meetings, and Career Management meetings and to obtain visibility in the Chapter’s website and membership emails.

Purpose

The purpose of the Strategic Partnership Program is to assist the Chapter in funding its Annual Scholarship Program, to assist the Chapter in enhancing its offerings to its membership and to assist the Chapter to grow. The Strategic Partnership Program also introduces strategic partners to FEI members to promote the expertise and services of their company and to give FEI’s strategic partners visibility over their competitors and non-strategic partners.

Terms

The term of the annual agreement is from July 1 to June 30.

2016-2017 FEI Colorado Strategic Partner Benefit Summary

An employee of the Marquis SP may participate in monthly FEI Colorado Board Meetings. 0 0 1
SP employees may participate on Membership, Business Breakfast series, Communications and Academic Relations committees (max of 2 SPs on any one committee). Priority will be based on the higher SP level. 1 1 1
SP to host a dinner meeting with jointly preapproved date, topic and speaker. Joint approval includes SP employees and the designated representatives of the Chapter Board. The dinner meeting topic may qualify for CPE. All meeting announcements will include the SP name as “Host”. 0 1 2
Number of additional pre-registered SP representatives who can attend the dinner meeting where the SP is the host. n/a 2 3
SP pre-registered representatives can attend any dinner session at no charge. 3 4 5
SP to present a PD session with joint pre-approved date, topic and speaker. Joint approval includes SP employees and the designated representatives of the Chapter Board. All PD session topics will qualify for CPE. A 100 minute session may be split into two different PD classes with different dates, topics and speakers with joint approval. 50 min 50 min 100 min
(2 sessions)
Number of qualified pre-registered SP guests to attend a dinner meeting and/or PD session at no charge. Chapter assistance will be provided to escort extra guests if requested. FEI membership criteria is provided for guidance in determining guest qualification. 3 4 5
Number of SP employees to attend any PD session to earn free CPE. 3 4 5
Number of pre-registered SP representatives who can attend the PD session when the SP is presenting. This may not include attendance at the dinner meeting. 6 8 10
SPs may host Business Breakfast Meetings with joint pre-approved date, topic and speaker. Joint approval includes SP employees and the designated representatives of the Chapter Board. 1 1 2
SPs may request FEI Colorado announcement of SP educational events that qualify for CPE. This will be jointly approved by SP and designated representatives of the Chapter Board. Announcement may include posting on FEI Colorado website by listing in the events calendar and/or emailed by FEI Colorado staff to the membership. If email is selected, joint approval is required – with a minimum notice of two weeks before the event. 2 4 6
FEI Colorado announcement of SP non-CPE qualified educational events to the membership by posting in the monthly calendar. 1 2 3
Paid FEI Colorado Chapter Membership** ($200 value) for qualified employees of the SP firm. 1 1 1
SPs can submit articles to be posted to the FEI Colorado chapter website. A link to the article will be included in the monthly calendar of events email to FEI Colorado members, guests and SPs if desired. FEI Colorado will post articles subject to editorial review for 6 months. 4
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**Must be qualified join FEI National. National dues are the responsibility of the employee.
STRATEGIC PARTNER LEVEL GOLD PLATINUM MARQUIS
LEVEL COST $8,000 $10,000 $20,000