ASR Trade Show San Diego 2006 'Party With a Purpose'

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Soul Cause is proud to present The "Party with a Purpose" for the ASR Trade Show on September 8, 2006. ASR (Action Sports Retailers) and the companies who attend have been known for their parties. ASR joins forces with the Soul Cause to show their support for the San Diego Youth Project. “ The action sports industry prove that you can be profitable while being socially and environmentally responsible,” says Kevin Flanagan, ASR Show Director.

It’s time to spread the wealth. This year's high profile companies and industry leaders will join forces with San Diego’s most influential youth organization Soul Cause Youth Project. Soul Cause is throwing a "Party with a Purpose on September 8, 2006 at 307 West A St Downtown San Diego." In the past, ASR (Action Sports Retailers) and the companies who attend have been known for their raging parties. Now ASR now joins forces with Soul Cause in a showing of support for the San Diego Youth Project. The ASR trade show brings together the best of the surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and motorcross to name a few. “The action sports industry is proving that you can be profitable while being socially and environmentally responsible,” says Kevin Flanagan, ASR Show Director.

This unique music, art and social event will be much more then a one-night event. It will change the urban landscape and impact the youth market in a powerful and positive way, said Davia Matson, the lead singer from Dakoda Motor Company. The sponsors of this event can have a substantial impact on the young peoples lives and events like this can actually change the course of youth culture by raising the much needed funds to finish this amazing building project. Professional surfer, Brad Gerlach noted, "when great musicians, and talented athletes band together ... things are going to happen."

The warehouse project event will be held in a warehouse that is in the process of being restored with a state-of-the-art multi-media teen center in the heart of downtown San Diego. Many of the volunteers for the event are from with in the industry including musicians, artists, athletes and entrepreneurs who are giving back to the youth with generous donations.

Funding or sponsorship of this event will go directly towards finishing the final phase of the warehouse project. Sponsorships and funds will help open the doors of this vital venue serving thousands of at-risk and under-privileged youth. Soul Cause non-profit is a recognized non-profit so sponsorship of this event is a tax deductible in most cases.

We have opened the doors for media outlets to attend with our friends from Sony documenting this year's event. Press releases will be sent to both print and live news stations.

Performing live International artist Jon Foremen of Switchfoot will hit the stage with an acoustic performance that is a rare and must see performance. Switchfoot has sold two platinum albums and sold over 300,000 albums. Celebrity and pro surfer Peter King will reunite his Band Dakoda Motor company with lead singer Davia to perform a one night only performance. other musicians, and celebrities TBA.

Artists, Djs’s and Dancers will be featured through out the night to create a unstoppable event.

Sponsorship

· Limited sponsorship slots are available for this event. We wish to create non-competitive sponsors as well as sponsors who will work together regardless due to the cause.

· If contributing sponsors wishes to buy out complete event price will be negotiated.

· Exclusive advertising price will be negotiated due to the purpose and nature of this event it can not be compared to merely a promotional event.

· Companies who can benefit this event: are companies who are breaking new products and those who brand youth culture.

Location:

307 West A St Downtown San Diego ( The heart of Downtown )

5 min from convention center

next to the W-hotel – please make early reservations for travel

5 – min from air port.

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