How to get involved in ICHAD 2012
Join the Social Media Team
Help spread the word about ICHAD 2012 and engage social media on hot topics pertaining the health and development of people of African descent throughout the Western Hemisphere. Join the conversation on our Facebook, and post conversations on blogs and other social media. To be listed as a volunteer member of the ICHAD 2012 Social Media Team, send an email to cspencer@ICHAD.com. For Spanish and Portuguese writers, send an email to tnavas@ICHAD.com. Team members will receive guidelines for social media content.
Support the Graphic Design Team
Graphic designers, photographers, and illustrators are encouraged to volunteer their artistic skills and support! Help create promotional fliers. Submit photographs, collages, and illustrations that are aligned with the conference mission and theme. Provide feedback on the conference website and other promotional material. Team volunteers will be acknowledged with a Certificate of Appreciation and listed as volunteer members of the Graphic Design Team in the conference program book. For more information about volunteering for the ICHAD 2012 Graphic Design Team, send an email to email@example.com.
Volunteer during the conference week
Volunteers will help greet international attendees, assist with registration, act as guides during the conference, assist sponsors and exhibitors, support social media activities, and assist with other important tasks. Volunteers will have access to conference sessions outside of their shifts, a lunch each day and a Certificate of Appreciation. You must be at least 18 years old in order to volunteer. For more information please send an email to volunteer@ICHAD.com.
Use the ICHAD 2012 Supporter Logo
Show your support for the conference at your organizational events and publications by using the ICHAD 2012 supporter logo. You can request the ICHAD 2012 supporter logo and guidelines by contacting cspencer@ICHAD.com.
Host an Affiliated Independent Event
Hosting an Affiliated Independent Event enables your organization to convene a gathering to discuss the topics and theme of ICHAD 2012 – bringing vital information and dialogue to your constituents and community members who are unable to attend the conference in Baltimore. Organizations wishing to support the conference by hosting affiliated events outside the conference venue (and at times that do not conflict with the conference program) can request to host an Affiliated Independent Event. Affiliated Independent Events must be approved by ICHAD 2012 organizers and should reflect and/or support the vision and goals of the conference. Organizations requesting event affiliation must register a delegate for ICHAD 2012. Approved organizations will receive a special conference logo designating the organization as an ICHAD 2012 Affiliate. For information on hosting an ICHAD 2012 Affiliated Independent Event please send an email to affiliate@ICHAD.com.
Showcase your products and services in the Exhibition Area
Both commercial and non-commercial organizations can showcase their products and services at the ICHAD 2012 Exhibition Area. Exhibition tables are 6’x30” (and may be doubled if spacing is still available). For information on exhibiting at the conference please send an email to exhibitors@ICHAD.com
Sponsor ICHAD 2012
Don’t miss your opportunity to support the inaugural International Conference on Health in the African Diaspora. ICHAD 2012 is organized by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and funded in part by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation – two partners with worldwide visibility and a shared global vision for human progress. Supporting ICHAD 2012 as a sponsor puts your company’s name, brand, messages, programs and initiatives in front of each attendee and millions more who will experience the conference through media coverage, social media, and official affiliated events. Our sponsor benefit packages offer your company a wide range of awareness and marketing opportunities tailored to your organization’s needs and objectives. For more information on sponsoring ICHAD 2012 download the sponsorship prospectus or contact Troy Hernandez at sponsor@ICHAD.com.