Innovative Thinkers Forum IV

Hosted by Team Kids in partnership with UCI

Join us for this hybrid experience that celebrates the power of partnerships for/with youth to change the world.

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Live at the Cove | May 5th, 2023

Michael Dennin

Julie Hudash

Arshay Cooper

John McLaughlin

Mayor Kahn

Invitation from Team Kids Founder and CEO Julie Hudash
Innovative Thinkers Forum: Innovation Unleashed

The Innovative Thinkers Forum is an interactive experience uniting education, public safety, and philanthropic leaders across the county to strengthen relationships, elevate effective practices, share resources, and drive innovation in how we equip and empower kids to make a difference.

From CA to NY, Team Kids is empowering and equipping kids to make a difference.

To learn more about how we are collaborating with education, public safety, and philanthropic partners, check out an overview of our core Team Kids Challenge.

Featured Speakers

Michael Dennin
Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
UC Irvine

Julie Hudash
Founder/CEO
Team Kids

Arshay Cooper
Keynote Speaker
Author of A Most Beautiful Thing

Mayor Farrah Kahn
Mayor
City of Irvine

AI Coombs
First Responder/Fire Fighter
FDNY

John McLaughlin
Education Program Specialist & Federal Program Manager
Federal Government

Mo Canady
Executive Director
National Association of School Resource Officers

Sponsorship Packages

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Julie Hudash at jhudash@teamkids.org.

  • $25,000
  • Recognition on the event website, social media, and collateral
  • Speaking opportunity at the conference (i.e., opening/closing session, panel)
  • 8 reserved seats at the event with VIP access to featured speakers
  • Feature interview/story promoting partnership shared on social media channels, website, e-newsletter, and Year in Review
  • $15,000
  • Premier logo placement in all event signage and promotions, including the event website, social media, and collateral
  • Speaking opportunity at either the opening or closing session
  • 6 reserved seats at the event with VIP access to featured speakers
  • Option to have a display table in a premiere location by registration and/or distribute branded swag to event participants
  • Brand recognition opportunities during networking event post-conference
  • Feature interview promoting sponsorship/partnership shared on Team Kids social media channels
  • Feature story recognition in Team Kids e-newsletter and Year in Review
  • Employee volunteer engagement opportunity at a Team Kids Challenge
  • $7,500 – $10,000
  • Brand recognition in all event signage and promotions, including the event website, social media, and collateral
  • Recognition from the main stage at opening and closing sessions
  • 4 reserved seats at the event with VIP access to featured speakers
  • Sponsorship recognition signage at all water stations throughout the event space
  • Recognition in Team Kids e-newsletter and Year in Review
  • Employee volunteer engagement opportunity at a Team Kids Challenge
  • $2,500 – $5,000
  • Brand recognition in all event signage and promotions, including the event website, social media, and collateral
  • 2 reserved seats at the event with VIP access to featured speakers
  • Recognition in Team Kids e-newsletter and Year in Review
  • Employee volunteer engagement opportunity at a Team Kids Challenge
  • $1,000
  • Name recognition in all event communications (website, social media, collateral)
  • 1 reserved seat at the event with VIP access to featured speakers
  • Recognition in Team Kids e-newsletter and Year in Review

Team Kids Partners

Registration

In-Person Attendee

$150

  • Expand your network with education, public safety, corporate, government, and community leaders
  • Engage with featured speakers throughout the program
  • Gain access to effective practices and resources that support cross-sector collaboration
  • Participate in a service experience benefiting a local community partner
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch, snacks, and a networking reception
Virtual Attendee via Zoom

$75

  • Expand your network with education, public safety, corporate, government, and community leaders
  • Engage with featured speakers throughout the program
  • Gain access to effective practices and resources that support cross-sector collaboration

Agenda

  • Registration & Networking Breakfast
  • Welcome Remarks from Chancellor Howard Gillman
  • Spark Inspiration & Innovation, Including Keynote Speaker Arshay Cooper
  • Start with WHY: Leverage Research & Effective Practices
  • Networking & Service Luncheon
  • Blueprint for Impact: How to Take Action
  • Pitches for Action: In It Together
  • The Closing Pitch

Travel

Local hotel directory from UCI Accounting:
https://www.accounting.uci.edu/travel/resources/hotels.html

Ayres Hotel & Suites – Costa Mesa

325 Bristol, Costa Mesa, CA. 92626
800-322-9992 (sales Fax: 714-549-3741)

UCI 2023 Rate: Starting at $129 for Deluxe Guestroom (single/double occupancy). Higher rates over the Summer may apply.

Reservations may be made online here.

  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access
  • Complimentary Self-Parking
  • Complimentary Shuttle to/from SNA airport and UCI (subject to availability).

Hyatt Regency – Newport Beach

1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA. 92660
949-729-1234

For individual room reservations, please follow the instructions:
Visit: www.newportbeach.hyatt.com

  • Input your desired dates
  • Click on Special Rates, then Corporate or Group Code and enter: CR20258
  • You will see the UCI rate – click on the UCI rate tab and book your rooms.

Renaissance Hotel by Marriot РNewport Beach 

AAA Four-Diamond Award
4500 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA. 92660

949-476-2001 or Reservations 1-800-468-3571

Book the Corporate rate for University of California

Email special requests to: natalie.trujillo@pyramidhotelgroup.com

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