Community Partner Package

The Ultimate Wealth + Investor Influencer Series

The Dnext Podcast series is focused on innovation, investment and entrepreneurs for Durham Region.

The master class series explores what’s next in business, public affairs, technology, education and BIG IDEAS and speaks to leading minds from Canada, on what it takes to be the next big thing in Ontario.

The podcast series is an extension of the Dnext Summit, a live gathering of innovators that took place in October 2019 in partnership with Durham Region and Ontario Tech University and featured speakers including the CEO of Microsoft Canada, the creators of Dragon’s Den, the Founder of Yuk Yuks, the owner of Pinewood Studios, the Producer of Gord Downie’s Secret Path, co-founder of GLOBAL CITIZEN, and many others.

The Dnext Podcast Series will be aggressively promoted – including your brand and goodwill - to the 600,000 residents and businesses in Durham Region, with:

·                   Durham Region/INVEST DURHAM Issued News releases

·                   Durham Region Social media post on corporate channels

·                   Promotion of selected episodes on social media – Invest Durham channels; targeting at least 8 social media posts total per season and at least 1 post per channel (Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter)

·                   Reciprocal promotion with guest social media channels (ie: re-tweets and shares)

·                   Inclusion in Invest Durham e-news (to our broad distribution list)

·                   Targeted Email to previous attendees of the Dnext summit

 

Interview podcasts Include:

  • Durham Regional Chair, John Henry

  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce CEO, Rocco Rossi

  • Toronto International Film Festival Executive Director, Joana Vicente

  • Gord Downie + Chanie Wenjack Fund CEO, Sarah Midanik

  • Citytv Founding News Anchor, Gord Martineau

  • Unifor President, Jerry Dias

  • Ontario Real Estate Association CEO, Tim Hudak

  • Speaker, Author and Diversity Advisor, Camille Dundas

  • APPLE Founding Executive, Andy Hertzfeld

  • Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland

  • SENECA College President, David Agnew

  • Dragons’ Den’s Mike Wekerle

  • YUK YUKS Founder, Mark Breslin

  • Counsel General South Africa, Thadiwe Fadane

  • DEGRASSI Creator, Linda Schuyler

  • METROLINX CEO, Phil Verster

  • Q107 Broadcaster, Alan Cross

  • #movethedial Founder, Jodi Kovitz

 

In addition, your sponsorship includes:

  • Logo and link on Dnext Podcast site

  • Mention at top and tail of select podcast

  • Custom sponsored mini-podcast for your organization

  • Mention in all new communications collateral from INVEST DURHAM and Dnext.

  • CUSTOMZED benefits to match your brand strategy

 

WHO WE TARGET:

Dnext is all about quality time with targeted listeners.

We have an exclusive, high-level database of contacts in the following key areas:

 

  • INVESTORS

  • GOVERNMENT POLICY MAKERS

  • PUBLIC POLICY AND CAPITAL MARKET INFLUENCERS

  • ONTARIO COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES  LEADERSHIP

  • CANADIAN CELEBRITY AND MEDIA

  • BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEUR NETWORKS

  • LOCAL AND NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LEADERS

  • FORTUNE 500 CORPORATE PARTNERS

  • NGOS + PARTNER OUTREACH ORGANIZATIONS

 

Dnext around the World

 

Dnext is also heard in the following global markets with a vested interest in Durham Region’s economic growth:

  • Belgium

  • South Africa

  • UK

  • India

  • Sri Lanka

  • Australia

  • New Zealand

  • China

  • Japan

  • Cuba

  • USA

  • Canada

ENDORSEMENTS

" Great Job on Joana Interview," - Mark Cuban

" What a great interview," - Steve Wozniak co-founder, APPLE

"Great interview!" - Phil Lind, Founding Vice-Chairman, ROGERS

TOTAL COST: $2,500
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ABOUT INVEST DURHAM

Durham Region makes up the eastern side of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).  With a rich business history leading industry transformation and energy innovation, investors are able to tap into a diverse business ecosystem and a talent pipeline with the agility to meet today’s business demands.

The priority of the Economic Development and Tourism Division of the Region of Durham (Invest Durham) is to lead, facilitate and support various investment attraction and expansion initiatives. Our goal is to create and retain jobs, increase non-residential assessment and promote the region as the best place to live, work and invest.

 

More information:

Primary Contact:

Paul Koidis, Founder / CEO

Paulkoidis@gmail.com

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