Call for Partners

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR SEARCH OF SPONSORS AND PARTNERS FOR THE INITIATIVE “MAKER FAIRE ROME – THE EUROPEAN EDITION 2019”

 

The purpose of this public notice is to search for parties willing to sponsor the event “Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition 2019” and related events, now in its seventh edition and scheduled to take place from 18 to 20 October 2019 at the Fiera di Roma.

This notice does not imply any award, ranking, scoring or any other form of classification.

 

1. Organiser of the initiatives

The organizer of the initiative “Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition 2019” is Innova Camera, Special Agency of the Chamber of Commerce of Rome, located in Via de’ Burro, 147 – 00186 Rome, Tel. 06.6976901.

Definitions: “Sponsor” or “Partner”: the person who intends to enter into a sponsorship contract with the organizer of the initiative.

 

2. Persons to whom the notice is addressed

The notice to express interest in the sponsorship in question is addressed to public or private subjects (natural or legal persons), non-profit associations or other subjects who intend to promote their image through collaboration with the organizer of the initiative.

 

3. Subject matter of sponsorship, characteristics and essential elements of sponsorship proposals

This notice, which is in no way binding on the organizer, is intended to receive sponsorship applications from potentially interested operators. Private and public entities can participate in “Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition 2019” by signing partnership/sponsorship agreements to promote their image, activities and their products/services.

Applications may relate to sponsorships in the form of financial support or sponsorships of a technical nature (provision of services or supply of goods). You may submit bids where both types of support are provided for the same project or initiative (partly financial and partly technical).

The organizer may accept applications for sponsorship or overall partnerships, which include not only the initiative “Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition 2019” but also similar events relating to the 2019 “C” budget line “Projects for innovation and for European funds” approved by resolution no. 17/2018 of the organizer’s administrative body.

 

4. Sponsor/Partner Requirements

an activity that is consistent with the spirit, general interests and themes of the event;
absence of harm or damage to the image of the initiative;
no litigation with the promoter;
inexistence of situations that harm or limit the contractual capacity of the Sponsor/Partner;
Sponsorships and partnerships shall in all cases be excluded when they relate to

political and/or religious propaganda;
offensive messages, including expressions of fanaticism, racism, hatred or threat or otherwise harmful to human dignity.
The organizer, at its sole discretion, reserves the right not to accept proposals that are inconsistent with the purposes and contents of the event.

 

5. Exclusive merchandise rights

It is possible to participate in “Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition 2019” and related events by signing a sponsorship contract based on the different forms of participation available, which provide for the different types of physical presence (exhibition spaces of various sizes and layouts) and/or visibility (diversified spaces of image and communication) and/or presentation of its contents, also through interventions during the planned conferences. The organizer will accept the proposals according to the following criteria:

MAIN Category: maximum six subjects with, on request, exclusive merchandise rights on the categories Main, Gold, Silver and Bronze.

In the event that more than one person requests exclusivity for the same product category, the Partner/Sponsor will be selected according to the following procedures:

if the Partner candidates who propose to apply for exclusivity on a product category agree with the maximum amount assigned to the level, selection will proceed in chronological order of request;
the organizer reserves the right to make further negotiations in the event that there are several Partner candidates who propose requesting exclusivity on the same product category and who offer an amount less than the maximum amount assigned to the level, in which case, the candidate with the highest proposed amount will prevail or, in the event of a tie, the one who first formalized the proposal;
If a total of more than six partner candidates for the level, selection will be proceeded in chronological order of request.

GOLD Category: a maximum of eight subjects with, on request, exclusive merchandise rights for the categories Gold, Silver and Bronze.

In the event that more than one person requests exclusivity for the same product category, the Partner/Sponsor will be selected according to the following procedures:

if the Partner candidates who propose to apply for exclusivity on the same product category agree with the maximum amount assigned to the level, selection will proceed in chronological order of request;
the organizer reserves the right to make further negotiations in the event that there are more Partner candidates who propose requesting exclusivity on the same product category and who offer an amount lower than the maximum amount provided for the level, in which case the candidate with the highest amount proposed will prevail or in the event of a tie, the one that first formalized the proposal;
If there are a total of more than eight partner candidates for the level, selection will be proceeded in chronological order of the request.

SILVER Category: no limit on number

BRONZE Category: no limit on number

FAN – BOOSTER PASS Category: no limit on number

FRIENDS Category: this category includes subjects who contribute to promote the contents of the event.

Without prejudice to the criteria for the award of exclusive rights, if the candidate Partner/Sponsor proposes an amount lower than the maximum price per level, the organizer reserves the right to enter into negotiations, and to accept or decline the offer submitted. 

The forms of sponsorship described may be modified, at the request of the interested parties and with the agreement of the organizer, to be appropriate to the characteristics and needs of image and presence of the applicant.  The organizer may, in order to ensure the presence of high level technical contents, propose different forms of participation, both from a technical and economic point of view, in the various categories. The organizer also reserves the right to modify some of the conditions provided in relation to the place and timing with which the event will be held and to propose participation even to persons who have not requested it according to the procedure indicated.

 

To receive a description of the rules for participation and the corresponding indicative amounts, you can write to the address sponsor@makerfairerome.eu or complete the form on the page Become a Partner