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Craft for a Cause




September 6, 2018
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Upstairs Circus, Austin, TX

Join MPI Texas Hill Country Chapter to Craft for a Cause. All crafts created and proceeds from this event will be donated to The Refuge, a local organization that provides short and long-term care to survivors rescued from sex trafficking. More information about The Refuge and The Refuge Ranch can be found at https://therefugeaustin.org/.

This engaging and creative event is a newly redesigned event based on our members’ request to contribute to a local cause that impacts the meetings and events industry. Registration for this event includes two adult beverages, one craft of your choice to create and donate the end product to The Refuge Ranch, delicious bites, and networking. Choose from one of the registration fees below that interest you.

Registration Fees:

Supplier Crafting Table: $450

*This registration is great for suppliers who want to attend with their team or host clients at their table. It includes registration for five to attend, including 2 adult beverages and 1 craft per person.

Planner Crafter: $50

Supplier Crafter: $100

Donation-Only (cannot attend): $1 or more



Location and Parking:



Upstairs Circus

234 W 2nd St.
Austin, TX 78701

Paid parking is available in the AMLI Downtown Parking Garage or at the 300 Colorado St Parking Garage.



Contributing Sponsor:


Seeking Sponsors and Donors

Help MPI THCC meet its goal of raising over $5,000 for The Refuge as well as improve this event as well as awareness of the impact human trafficking has on the meetings industry. We encourage you to consider one of the following opportunities.

Donate Directly to the Cause!

Visit this site and donate $1 or more in honor of an individual, company, or anonymously. Donate today!

Exclusive Event Sponsor (1 Available) - $5,000

Sponsor will receive recognition on the event website and all pre-event correspondence, registration for 2 supplier crafters at the event, opportunity to provide a seat drop to all in attendance, and opportunity to address the audience for up to 5 minutes.

Event Food and Beverage Sponsorship (1 Available) - $2,500 or In-Kind

In exchange to this monetary or in-kind sponsorship opportunity, sponsor will receive recognition on the event website and all pre-event correspondence, registration for 1 supplier crafter at the event, and opportunity to provide a seat drop to all in attendance.

Contributing Sponsor (5 Available) - $500 or More

This sponsorship contributes directly to The Refuge and is recognized by MPI THCC Board of Directors of a major contributor to the cause. Sponsor will receive 1 supplier crafter registration at the event and recognition in post-event correspondence sent to all MPI THCC members.

Raffle Items and/or Gift Baskets - Value of $150 or more

Help MPI THCC raise additional funds by donating raffle items and/or gift baskets for this event. Sponsor will be recognized at raffle items display, in post-event correspondence to all MPI THCC members, and by the MPI THCC Leadership at the event.

If interested in any of these opportunities or a customized sponsorship, please contact us at membership@mpithcc.org


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