MSPE - Western Chapter

2019 DISCOVER ENGINEERS WEEK

 

 

MSPE Western Chapter & KSPE Eastern Chapter, Co-Sponsors

Cordially Invite You and Your Firm to join us at the

68th Annual Engineers Week Celebration

 

Date:                      Thursday, February 21, 2019

 

Times:                   10:00 AM              Booth set-up

                              10:30 AM             Exhibits open & Networking

                                11:30 AM             Luncheon

                                12:00 PM             Awards

                                12:30 PM            Presentation

 

Location:              Downtown Marriott Muehlebach Tower

                                Imperial/Colonial Ballroom

                                200 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105

 

Parking:               Barney Allis Plaza Central Garage or Marriott Hotel Parking (Bring parking ticket for reduced fee voucher)

 

 

Cost:                      $ 50.00         Individuals in advance

                                $ 60.00         Individuals at the door (checks or credit card only)

                                $ 475.00        Tables of 10

                                $ 30.00         Retired members of MSPE or KSPE in advance

                                $ 30.00         Student Award winner guest in advance

                                $ 200.00        Booth rental

                                $ 100.00        Booth - Professional Organization

                                $ 0.00          Booth rental - School (First Table)

                                $ 100.00        Booth rental - School (Each Additional Table)

                                $ 750-5,000           Sponsor - Various Benefits (See last page of registration packet for details)

 

Menu:               Salad:                         House Salad – Spring Mix, Micro Herb Blend, Baby Sweet Peppers, Shaved

                                                             Red Onion, Heirloom Tomatoes, White Balsamic Vinaigrette

                          Main Course:             Pan Seared Chicken – Pan Seared Chicken Breast, Tomato Vodka Sauce,

                                                             Grilled Artichokes, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

                                        Or

                                   Parmesan Quinoa Cake (Upon Request) – White Quinoa, Kale, Sun Dried

                                   Tomato, Parmesan, Olive Tapenade, Crispy Artichoke, Red Pepper Coulis

Desesrt:                      Flourless Chocolate Fudge Torte – Rich Chocolate with Light Essence of

                                    Vanilla, Raspberry Sauce (Gluten Free)

                                        Or

                                    Citrus Sensation – Key Lime Custard, Lemon Curd, Vanilla Sponge Cake,

                                    Graham Cracker Crust, Strawberry Sauce, Fresh Berries

 

Reservations:      Must be received by 12:00 PM, Friday, February 15, 2018,

                             On-line @ https://mspe.org/event-3181928

                              OR 

                             Payment & attached form (checks Payable to: "WC MSPE Education Foundation") mailed to:

                                                 WC MSPE Education Foundation

                                                 PO Box 8724, Kansas City, MO 64114-0724

 

Program: The Engineer of the Year from KSPE Eastern Chapter and Young Engineer of the Year from MSPE Western Chapter and the top student winners from MathCounts, Bridge Building and Future Cities competitions will be honored. Our Keynote Speaker will follow the award presentations.

 

Presentation:   TBD

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Vince Bertram is president and chief executive officer of Project Lead The Way (PLTW). Since joining the organization in June 2011, PLTW has grown to serve approximately 11,500 schools across the U.S., trained thousands of teachers, and received numerous national recognitions and awards. In 2014, he was appointed by the U.S. Department of State to serve as the education expert for its United States Speaker and Specialist Program. The National Science Foundation (NSF), in consultation with the Department of Education, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, appointed Vince to the congress-authorized STEM Education Advisory Panel in 2018. He serves on the Olin College of Engineering President’s Council. He has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, is a frequent contributor to national publications, and is a New York Times bestselling author with his books Dream Differently: Candid Advice for America’s Students and One Nation Under-Taught: Solving America’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Crisis.

Prior to joining PLTW, Dr. Bertram spent 20 years in education as a teacher, principal, and superintendent of Indiana’s third-largest urban school district.

Dr. Bertram holds an Ed.D, MS, Ed.S, and BS degrees from Ball State University, a master’s degree in education policy and management from Harvard University, and MBA degrees from Georgetown University and ESADE Business School. He also earned an executive certificate in strategy and innovation from the MIT Sloan School of Management and is an alumnus of the Chicago Management Institute at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. In 2018, he received the National Instruments Innovations in STEM Award, which celebrates an individual who is dedicated to equipping students for successful careers. Dr. Bertram received an honorary doctorate in engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, was named a "Distinguished Hoosier" by Governor Mitch Daniels, received the "Intellectual Contributions and Faculty Tribute" award for his contributions to the intellectual life at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and received the “Distinguished Alumni Award” from Ball State University. 

 

Sponsorships: Your company will be featured at this Celebration with a multitude of benefits depending on your Sponsorship level.  Some benefits include a complimentary booth, a table of 10 in premium locations, and your corporate logo in the program and in the slide show displayed during the luncheon for fees ranging from $750.00-$5,000.00.  Please see the attached Sponsorship Packages for details.

 

Sponsor-A-Student: Did you order too many tickets or want to "sponsor-a-student"? Invite a High School student who is a "Project Lead The Way" or "First Robotics" participant or an Engineering student from UMKC to join you and your group at your table. This is an excellent way to get to know a future colleague.  Please indicate the number of students you are willing to sponsor when registeringIf you have unused tickets, please let the e-week committee know by Monday, February 18 2019 and the e-week committee with get you in touch with the UMKC contact person to connect with interested students.

 

Exhibit Booths: The pre-function lobby area will be available to universities, companies and professional societies to host an exhibit.

 

Business Journal Supplement: You or someone in your firm or organization is highly encouraged to submit articles for consideration for publication in the Kansas City Business Journal Supplement that will be published and distributed in the February 22 KCBJ edition. If you would like to submit an article for publication, please contact. :  Cody Porter, I.E., E-week Committee, (816) 701-3155, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The due date for submitting articles is: January 17, 2019. If your firm or organization would like to advertise in this special Edition of the KCBJ supplement, please contact Tracey Passantino at 816-777-2257 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Advertising space reservations are due:  January 25, 2019.

 

More Information:

Celebration:          Kyle Roberts, P.E., E-week Committee, 816-969-1845, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

KCBJ articles:      Cody Porter, I.E., E-week Committee, 816-701-3155, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

KCBJ ads:             Tracey Passantino, KCBJ Representative, 816-777-2257; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

 

Presenting Sponsor (Limit 1) - $5000

Your company will be the E-Week Presenting Sponsor with Advertising and Recognition as such (see below). Benefits include an Exhibitor’s Booth (double the space), and three Tables of 10 front and center at the Luncheon. Additional Luncheon seats receive a discount of 25%.

 

Platinum Sponsor (Limit 2) - $2500

Your company will be a Platinum Sponsor with Advertising and Recognition as such (see below).  Benefits include an Exhibitor’s Booth (double the space), and two Tables of 10 in premium location at the Luncheon.  Additional Luncheon seats receive a discount of 15%.

 

Gold Sponsor  - $1500

Your company will be a Gold Sponsor with Advertising and Recognition as such (see below). Benefits include an Exhibitor’s Booth, and one Table of 10 in premium location at the Luncheon.  Additional Luncheon seats receive a discount of 10%.

 

Silver Sponsor - $750

Your company will be a Silver Sponsor with Advertising and Recognition as such (see below).  Benefits include an Exhibitor’s Booth, and a Half Table (5 seats) at the Luncheon.  Additional Luncheon seats receive a discount of 5%.

 

 

Advertising/Recognition Tiers

o   Presenting Sponsor: Your Company’s logo is added to all materials as 'Presenting Sponsor', which includes all communications prior to the luncheon, the printed program, the Luncheon slideshow, verbal recognition during the Luncheon, and the table listing posters outside of the Luncheon Room.

o   Platinum Sponsor: Your Company’s logo will be displayed in the printed program and the Luncheon slideshow, and your company will be given verbal recognition during the Luncheon.

o   Gold Sponsor: Your Company’s logo will be displayed during the Luncheon slideshow, your company name in the printed program, and your company will receive verbal recognition during the Luncheon.

o   Silver Sponsor: Your Company’s  name will be displayed during the Luncheon slideshow and in the printed program, and your company will receive verbal recognition during the Luncheon.

 

 

Benefits

Advertising & Recognition

SponsorshipTier

Investment

Booth

Tables of 10

Discount on Additional Seats

Booth & Table Location

Luncheon Slide Show

Printed Program

Verbal Recognition at Luncheon

Table Listing Posters

Presenting (Limit 1)

$ 5,000

Double

3

25%

Front & Center

Logo

Logo

Yes

Logo

Platinum (Limit 2)

$ 2,500

Double

2

15%

Premium

Logo

Logo

Yes

No

Gold

$ 1,500

Single

1

10%

Premium

Logo

Name

Yes

No

Silver

$ 750

Single

½

5%

General

Name

Name

Yes

No

 

Important Links / Forms

 

Engineers Week Celebration Reservation Form

 

2019 Business Journal Letter

 

E-week Special Supplement 2019 

Payment & attached form (checks Payable to: "WC MSPE Education Foundation") mailed to:

WC MSPE Education Foundation

PO Box 8724, Kansas City, MO 64114-0724