Event Policy

2015 Event Policy

As Silicon Cape (SC) is a community owned brand, the Silicon Cape Initiative is obliged to ensure that the channel is not leveraged unfairly. The purpose of this policy is to set forth the guidelines of different partnering, sponsored and affiliated events that arise during the course of 2015.  

Any event added to the SC website and promoted through its channels must comply with any one of the following conditions:

Event Options - Partnership with Silicon Cape 

 

Tier 1

SC partners with large local / international events

The event can be for a free or a paid for event 

 Silicon Cape

  • SC will not be the lead sponsor nor responsible for cost incurred during and leading up to the event.
  • SC will render resources in terms of connections, relationships, mentorship, IP assistance and manpower.
  • SC will promote the event via resources i.e. newsletter, social media channels and committee networks.

 Partner to do

  • Event uploaded onto SC Website.
  • 1 - 3 tickets will be given away to the community to attend the event.
  • There will be a signed partnership agreement  / memorandum of understanding outlining the full details of the partnership prior to the event.
  • The SC logo will be visible at the event

 

 

Tier 2

 

SC can be affiliated to events that are happening in and around the community.

 Silicon Cape

  • SC will not be the lead sponsor nor responsible for cost incurred during and leading up to the event.
  • SC will render resources in terms of connections, relationships, mentorship, IP assistance and manpower.
  • SC will promote the event via resources i.e. newsletter, social media channels and committee networks.

Partner to do

  • Event uploaded onto SC Website.
  • 1 – 5 tickets will be given away to the community to attend the event.
  • The SC logo will be on marketing material as an affiliated partner.

 

 

 

Tier 3

 

SC encourages all events that are in the tech startup space to be listed on the Silicon Cape Website for free.

 Silicon Cape

  • SC will not be the lead sponsor nor responsible for cost incurred during and leading up to the event.
  • SC will promote the event via resources i.e. newsletter, social media channels and committee networks.

 Partner to do

  • Event uploaded onto SC Website.
  • 1 – 3 tickets will be given away to the community to attend the event. (These tickets will be given away as part of a competition or with prior agreement with SC or at the discretion of SC)
  • The SC logo will be on marketing material as an affiliated partner.  

Courses

If you want to advertise a course where people are taught a skill, the organizer must donate R1000 to the Silicon Cape Initiative trust. 

Approval Policy 

The approval of each event is a manual process and takes between 2 – 48 hours. If the event needs to be approved urgently please mail engage@siliconcape.com. Please note that this is at the availability of the approval team.

All events notices must be confined only to the events page and not anywhere else on the site. 

Notes on loading your event 

  • There is a setting to disable the RSVP on Events. Please make sure you disable this if you would not like to use our RSVP system.

  • Donations may be done via the 'donate button' on the homepage, or via EFT. In both cases please email proof of transaction to engage@siliconcape.com
  • For any queries or requests for banking details or to be issued with an invoice / receipt please contact us with your query.
  • ­­By posting an event on this site, the Silicon Cape Initiative is not held accountable to promote your event through any other means unless specifically agreed in writing or via paying rate card prices. 
  • If you would like our rate card please contact us on engage@siliconcape.com

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