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Below we have compiled a number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for all those wishing to host Affiliate Events at Climate Week NYC 2017.

What is Climate Week NYC?

Climate Week NYC is one of the key summits in the international calendar and has been driving climate action forward since it was first launched by The Climate Group in 2009. Taking place between September 18-24 in New York City alongside the UN General Assembly, Climate Week NYC 2017 will bring together international leaders from business, government and civil society to showcase the unstoppable momentum of global climate action. Climate Week NYC is brought to you by The Climate Group.

What is a Climate Week NYC Affiliate Event?

Businesses, governments, academic institutions, arts and music organizations, and NGOs are all invited to participate in the iconic week, through the Climate Week NYC Affiliate Events program. Organizations can apply to host an event during the week of Climate Week NYC 2017 (18-24 September) at their chosen location in New York City here.

Affiliate Events receive access to the official Climate Week NYC 2017 Affiliate Event Toolkit, including logos, messaging, and social media content to assist in promoting their event. Affiliate Events are promoted through the official Climate Week NYC and The Climate Group digital and social media channels which have a combined following of over 150,000.

From hosting panel discussions, to concerts, exhibitions and seminars, organizations and individuals can play a pivotal role in advancing the debate, driving awareness, and keeping climate action at the top of the global agenda. Last year’s summit was host to more than 100 Affiliate Events. Find out how you can get involved.

Who can register as an Affiliate Event?

Governments, academic institutions, community groups, arts and music organizations, NGOs and individuals are all invited to host Affiliate Events as part of Climate Week NYC. The more events we can convene, the greater reach and impact Climate Week NYC 2017 will have! To submit your event, visit our website here.

How, when and where will my Affiliate Event be hosted?

Climate Week NYC 2017 is taking place in New York City between September 18-24. Organizations are responsible for sourcing venues and organizing their own events. All events must take place in New York City.

While Climate Week NYC 2017 is officially taking place between September 18-24, should your event fall within a week of these dates, you may still register your event to be listed. Please contact us by filling out our Affiliate Events application form and we will be in touch to provide further details.

How do I register my event as an official Climate Week NYC 2017 Affiliate Event?

Please submit your event details using the official Climate Week NYC 2017 Affiliate Event online submission form here.

What are the benefits to becoming a Climate Week NYC Affiliate Event?

Once your event has been approved (where you will be asked to sign and agree to our Affiliate Event terms and conditions) and posted to our online Affiliate Events Calendar, you will receive access to the official Climate Week NYC 2017 Affiliate Event Toolkit, including logos, messaging, and social media content to assist in promoting your event.

By registering as an official Affiliate Event, you event will be promoted through the official Climate Week NYC and The Climate Group’s digital and social media channels which have a combined following of over 150,000, helping to position your organization’s profile internationally as part of this high-profile event.

Where can I view all Affiliate Events happening during Climate Week NYC?

We are currently in the process of upgrading the Climate Week NYC website; our updated events listing page should be available from week commencing 21 August 2017. This calendar will be updated regularly in the build up to Climate Week NYC.

Is there a cost associated with registering my Affiliate Event?

There is no cost for registering to be an Affiliate Event.

However, as a charity, we do rely on donations to cover our costs so that we are able to run Climate Week NYC and all our other programs and projects. We ask you to consider making a donation to help us continue convening Climate Week NYC and driving climate leadership for years to come. Please donate here!

What is the deadline for submitting Affiliate Event details?

There is no deadline for submitting an Affiliate Event application, but we encourage you apply as early as possible to maximize the time for promotion and collaboration.

Can I register my event if I have not confirmed all of the logistics for it?

Yes, you may submit your event even if you are still confirming venue space, speakers, registration details, etc.

Should you need to make any amendments to your event listing on our website in the lead up to Climate Week NYC, please contact Kristin Hanczor, Affiliate Events Manager, The Climate Group (KHanczor@theclimategroup.org)

What type of support can The Climate Group offer me in planning and promoting my event?

The Climate Group’s role is primarily to service the online platform for Affiliate Events to increase their visibility. We typically do not offer support in terms of coordinating logistics, venue space, invites, etc.

The Climate Group will promote the Affiliate Events program as a whole through external channels, including our social media accounts. We will also provide registered Climate Week NYC 2017 Affiliate Event organizations with access to the official Climate Week NYC 2017 Affiliate Event Toolkit, which includes logos, messaging, and social media content you may use to promote your event.

It you are interested in the Affiliate Event Sponsor package, which includes additional promotion and direct support for your event, please contact Kristin Hanczor, Affiliate Events Manager, The Climate Group (KHanczor@theclimategroup.org)

When will Affiliate Event promotional materials be available online?

We are currently in the process of upgrading the Climate Week NYC website; Affiliate Event promotional materials should be available from week commencing August 28.

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