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The nation's first event for people who plan their vacations around food. We show you how to explore the world one bite at a time.
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    PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE: To thank everybody who donates $5 or more, we will put your pretty faces up on our Thank You webpage. (Sorry, no company logos).

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    DIGITAL PHOTOS: We'll send everybody who donates $15 or more a mouth-watering set of digital photos from the event. ***AND*** YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    FOR COMPANIES -- LOGO ON THE WEBSITE: We'll include your organization's logo and a link to your website on our Thank You webpage.

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    FOOD LOVERS GUIDE TO RHODE ISLAND: We'll send you a copy of the brand new culinary guidebook written by Patricia Harris and David Lyon, courtesy of Globe Pequot Press.

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    AUDIO RECORDINGS: Can't make the conference? Don't worry! We're recording the speakers, and we'll give you access so that you can hear on everything that happened. ***AND*** DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    HOME STRETCH -- SATURDAY TICKETS: Pledge $30 will get a ticket to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $65 value.) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    JOHNSON & WALES STUDENTS AND FACULTY: The first 20 people with a Johnson & Wales email address to pledge $40 will get a ticket to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $65 value.) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    SATURDAY TICKETS: Get a ticket to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $65 value.) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    COLLECTIBLE POSTER: Can't make the conference? No worries. We'll send you a limited edition poster print commemorating the nation's first food tourism conference, designed by acclaimed Rhode Island artist Pete Cardoso of Ghost Town Design House. A legendary rock poster designer, has created posters for everybody from Diana Ross and BB King to Wilco and Elvis Costello. ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON WEBSITE (see above)

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    HOME STRETCH -- SATURDAY PAIR: Get two (2) tickets to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $130 value.) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: Get a ticket to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $65 value.) ***AND*** CITY SHUTTLE TOUR: Get a narrated tour of Providence on a comfortable shuttle bus on Sunday, September 22, 2013, courtesy of A Taste of Rhode Island.* **AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: Get a ticket to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $65 value.) ***AND*** COCKTAIL RECEPTION: Come rub elbows with other adventurous foodies at our official cocktail reception at The Dorrance on the evening of Friday, September 20, 2013. (Alcohol not included.) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    SATURDAY PAIR: Get two (2) tickets to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $130 value.) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    FOR COMPANIES -- INCLUSION IN PROMOTIONAL GIFT BAGS: Reach up to 300 food bloggers, travel writers and passionate foodies by including your promotional material in the official conference gift bags.

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    FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Get a ticket to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $65 value.) ***AND*** COCKTAIL RECEPTION: Come rub elbows with other adventurous foodies at our official cocktail reception at The Dorrance on the evening of Friday, September 20, 2013. (Alcohol not included.) ***AND*** WALKING CULINARY TOUR: Enjoy a guided tour of Providence's legendary Italian neighborhood known as Federal Hill on Sunday morning, September 22, 2013, courtesy of Savoring Rhode Island. ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    FRIDAY AND SATURDAY PAIR: Get two (2) tickets to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $130 value.) ***AND*** COCKTAIL RECEPTION: You and a guest are invited to rub elbows with other adventurous foodies at our official cocktail reception at The Dorrance on the evening of Friday, September 20, 2013. (a $40 value; alcohol not included.) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    FOR COMPANIES -- TASTING PAVILION TABLE: Sample your goods and services to hundreds of passionate foodies at our Tasting Pavilion in the Grand Ballroom of the Biltmore Hotel, overlooking the city of Providence, on Saturday, September 21, 2013.

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    MEET THE CHEF: Get two (2) tickets to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $65 value.) ***AND*** Join us for a special meet-and-greet with our celebrated keynote speaker, Chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead. ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    SATURDAY AND SUNDAY PAIR: Get two (2) tickets to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $130 value.) ***AND*** PROVIDENCE RIVERWALK CULINARY TOUR: Sunday morning, you and a guest are invited to go behind-the-scenes in top kitchens, learn insider info, and at the end, have a full belly and a true appreciation for the Providence food scene. (a $100 value, courtesy of Newport Gourmet Tours) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    FOR COMPANIES -- SILVER SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE: (1) Your organization's name and logo included on the Thank You page for the Taste Trekkers Website, (2) Your logo displayed on all scrolling projector screens at the conference,
    (3) A vendor table at the Tasting Pavilion to sample your goods and services, (4)
    Your promotional item included in up to 300 gift bags. (A $500 value.)

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    FOR COMPANIES -- GOLD SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE: (1) Your organization's name and logo included on the Taste Trekkers Website (all pages) and all email blasts, (2) your logo displayed on all scrolling projector screens at the conference, (3) A vendor table at the Tasting Pavilion to sample your goods and services, (4) Your promotional item included in up to 300 gift bags. (A $1,000 value.)

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    INTRODUCE THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER: On the stage in the Grand Ballroom of the Biltmore, you can introduce Chef Matt Jennings to the entire conference before his keynote address on Saturday, September 21, 2013. ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    AUDIO RECORDINGS: Can't make the conference? Don't worry! We're recording the speakers, and we'll give you access so that you can hear on everything that happened. ***AND*** DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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    EARLY BIRD -- SATURDAY TICKETS: The first 10 people to pledge $40 will get a ticket to the events at The Biltmore on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (Chef Matt Jenning's keynote address, the breakout sessions and the Tasting Pavilion) (A $65 value.) ***AND*** AUDIO RECORDINGS, DIGITAL PHOTOS, YOUR PHOTO ON OUR WEBSITE (see above)

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