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Sponsorship Committee

Overview The purpose of this committee is to connect with past sponsors as well as create relationships with new corporate and local sponsors to promote the conference and achieve the sponsorship goal for the year. Sponsorship traditionally makes up close to 50% of the funding for conference. Therefore the more sponsorship we have, the more […]

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Registration System Guide

History The UNAVSA registration system was developed by Son Nguyen (Midwest) and was used for UNAVSA-7 and UNAVSA-8. Mr. Nguyen has continued to graciously allow UNAVSA to use the system even after his departure as IT Director. UNAVSA continues to use the system to this day. Mr. Nguyen’s registration system is very robust — it’s […]

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President’s Sponsorship Introduction Letter

Overview The President’s sponsorship introduction letter is the first thing prospective sponsors read in the sponsorship packet. Its purpose is to give prospective sponsors and idea of what organization and the conference are about. To give prospective sponsors an firm understanding of the organization’s purpose. It is also meant to communicate the need for sponsorship […]

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Executive Committee

Overview The UNAVSA Conference Executive Committee is comprised of two or more Executive Directors. The Executive Director(s) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the UNAVSA conference staff, program, and execution of the UNAVSA conference mission and goals. Responsibilities Leadership & Management: Ensure programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance, fundraising, sponsorship, […]

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Programming Committee Guide

Overview The Programming Committee is responsible for the conference program which includes, but is not limited to: keynote speakers, workshops, and resource fair. General Timeline Speaker/Keynote Brainstorm Develop Workshop Tracks/Program Contact/Secure Presenters Coordinate Travel/Lodging Execute Program Evaluations Responsibilities  (Detailed Overview) Brainstorm, select, invite, and shepherd keynote speakers The committee is responsible for the entire keynote […]

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Reimbursement Process

Please complete a form for each receipt/invoice, especially if they’re from different vendors or different days.  VIPs are an exception: they can include flights and hotels on one form. In the Personal Information section, fill in the mailing address where you would like to receive the reimbursementcheck.  I’ll be sending payments via postal service.  If you’re moving out soon, […]

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Sample Interview Questions

Tell us what you know about UNAVSA. Tell us about yourself. What’s your current involvement with the Vietnamese community (school/or at-large)? Why are you interested in this position? What are your qualifications related to this position? Why are you interested in participating with UNAVSA? What is your biggest weakness? Other questions to choose from: Why […]

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Press Release Template

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Title (Example: Group of Vietnamese Students Host Leadership Camp) Date (Example: Dec 11) – City, State (Example: Westminster, CA) — This is the introductory paragraph, and it should briefly summarize the entire press release. The paragraph should be approximately 3 to 5 sentences. Be sure to mention whats happening or what happened, […]

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Registration Committee Guide

Overview The Registration Committee is tasked with registering conference attendees, creating all accompanying materials, and managing hotel room assignments. Distributing badges and conference materials during check-ins is also a key role of the committee.The committee responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following: Management of online registration and payments Management of speaker and guest […]

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Conference Guide Template

Overview Insert description of responsibilities Task 1 Task 2 General Timeline Responsibilities  (Detailed overview of responsibilities) Task 1 Description of Task 1 Task 2 Description of Task 2 Lessons Learned Reference Material Appendix

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