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U.S. Welcome Pavilion at Rio's 2016 Games Invites Public for First Time, Sponsor Packages Now Open

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Welcome Pavilion presents a first-of-its-kind opportunity for businesses, trade and tourism groups to enjoy a high-profit presence at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in Aug. 2016.

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"We have seen the need for a hospitality program that represents the United States and have coupled this with the opportunity for businesses, trade and tourism groups to unify with a high-profile U.S. presence debuting at the 2016 Olympic Games and continuing to World Cup, World Expo and any international events where people gather international in celebration," said Maxine Turner, U.S. Welcome Foundation president. "This pavilion is open free to the public so all can enjoy U.S. offerings and we can maximize exposure for tourism and business opportunities."

Corporations and states interested in sponsoring the Pavilion can apply for one of several sponsorship opportunities as our Gold level title sponsor, one of six Silver levels, or four Bronze level sponsorships that includes a 17-day program, exclusivity in brand category with an extensive amenity package. In addition, shorter time period opportunities in 60 Red, White and Blue level sponsorships, each with their own selection of benefits, are available.

"The U.S. Welcome Foundation is a nonprofit enterprise designed to provide prominent exposure for sponsors to successfully promote their products and services in a place and manner that is uniquely American," said Turner. "In Rio, we will offer guests an opportunity to engage directly with sponsors in a stylish, interactive and celebratory environment."

Located at the prestigious Jockey Club in Rio de Janeiro, the Pavilion will offer an incomparable platform for U.S. partners to showcase their products and provide guests with an exclusive entree to the international experience. Situated in Ipanema and between Copacabana Beach and Barra da Tijuca, the Pavilion is strategically close to key game venues, local attractions, community events and major transportation lines. The site itself guarantees a hospitality venue of unequaled stature and convenience. The highest level of security is offered to all our sponsors.

Under the U.S. Welcome Foundation, a portion of proceeds from this project will be donated to 501-C3 not-for-profit organizations promoting children enrichment programs.

For more information, visit www.uswelcomepavilion.org or call 888-578-0763.

SOURCE U.S. Welcome Foundation

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