PyCon 2016 in Portland, Or
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Sponsorship Prospectus

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Brandon Rhodes, PyCon Conference Chair
Ewa Jodlowska, PSF Director of Operations
Betsy Waliszewski, Event Coordinator PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community using and developing the open-source Python programming language. PyCon is organized by the Python community for the community. We try to keep registration far cheaper than most comparable technology conferences in order to keep PyCon accessible to the widest group possible. The conference draws a diverse delegation for which we are dedicated to providing an enjoyable experience to everyone. Your sponsorship helps keep PyCon affordable and accessible to the widest possible audience. PyCon is organized by volunteers from the Python community and underwritten by the Python Software Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization set up to manage the growth and development of Python worldwide. The available sponsorships are below. Don't see what you want? Contact us any time, we are flexible and willing to work with you to design the sponsorship package that will fulfill your business needs. * Keystone Level Sponsorship**Sold out!** * Diamond Level Sponsorship **Sold out!** * Platinum Level Sponsorship **Sold out!** * Gold Level Sponsorship **Sold out!** * Silver Level Sponsorship **Sold out!** * PyCon Patron **Sold out!** * À la carte options #### Estimated attendance: 3000+ #### Quick stats from 2015: * 3089 Checked-in people * Of those 3089 checked in attendees, here is the breakdown of where they reported to be from: * 71% from the United States * 21% from Canada * 8% total combined from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Finland, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay #### Audience profile: Developers, technologists, programmers, educators, bloggers, authors, web developers, CTOs, managers, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers and domain experts #### Come learn about: Python internals, beginner and advanced skills. Use cases and case studies. Python used in a variety of industries including robotics, startups and the enterprise. Python powering some of the Web’s biggest sites. Speeding up your Python applications. The growing Python ecosystem and community. #### Customized Sponsor Package: Keep in mind, if you do not see what you want, contact us any time. We are flexible and willing to work with you to design the sponsorship package that will fulfill your business needs. Media sponsorship: please contact us at to discuss available sponsorship option. #### More information regarding the Expo Hall/Job Fair/Deadlines will be sent out in the Sponsor Manual in January 2016 from our decorator/staff. - **Conference Schedule:** * Two tutorial days: May 28 – 29, 2016 * Three day Expo Hall: May 29 – 31, 2016 * Main Conference: May 30 – June 1, 2016 * Job Fair: June 1, 2016 * Development Sprints: June 2 – 5, 2016 #### Exhibit Floor Information and Schedule The Exhibit Hall will be located in Exhibit Hall C in the Oregon Convention Center. Once again in 2016 we will be serving breakfast, all breaks, and lunch in the expo hall. We tried this new layout in 2015 and received a positive response from sponsors and attendees. The breakfasts and lunches will also be amongst the booths set up in the Exhibit Hall. Please prepare to have your booths staffed from 8:00am until 5pm. It is mandatory that your booth is staffed for the "active times" (see below). [Click here to view the expo hall layout for 2016]( New in 2016: We have allotted all sponsors time to eat lunch prior to the attendee lunch. #### Move-in Begins on Sunday, May 29th at 8:00am until 6:00pm. There is an opening reception on the Exhibit Floor at 6:30pm on Sunday. #### Exhibit Floor Times * Sunday, May 29, 2016 – 6:30pm to 9:00pm - Active time is from 6:30pm until 9:00pm * Monday, May 30, 2016 – 8:00am to 5:00pm - Active times are 8:00am until 9:30am, 10:30am until 11:00am, 12:30pm until 1:30pm, and 3:30pm until 4:00pm * Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – 8:00am to 5:00pm - Active times are 8:00am until 9:30am, 10:30am until 11:00am, 12:30pm until 1:30pm, and 3:30pm until 4:00pm #### Move-out Begins on Tuesday, May 31st at 5:00pm. Everything needs to be cleared out by 7pm. At this point, we transform the Expo Hall into the Job Fair (details for the job fair below). You have an option to opt-out of the Booth Space in the Exhibit Hall. However, if you do not opt-out before the start of the conference and leave your booth empty, a fee will be applied to your sponsorship. This can be arranged by contacting Ewa Jodlowska: [](, "") Job Fair Information ---------------------------- In previous years, we have had an amazing turn out at our Job Fair. Many companies found good prospects during the three hour event, some receiving hundreds of resumes in a short time. #### Date & Time * Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – 10:00am to 1:00pm - Active time is from 10:00am until 1:00pm #### Location Exhibit Hall C — Oregon Convention Center #### Move-in Begins at 8:00am Wednesday, June 1. The Job Fair is open to attendees from 10:00am to 1:00pm (3 hours). ####Move-out Begins at 1:00pm. Sponsor material should be cleared out by 3:00pm. #### Layout Every participant will have a six foot table and 2 chairs set reserved for them; we do not use booths during the Job Fair. You are welcome to have a standing banner or customized table cloth. Give- aways/flyers are welcome. Power will not be provided and you will have to order your own. Note: The Expo Hall with booths is a different event than the Job Fair. We do not reuse the Expo Hall booths for the job fair, the entire room is reset Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:00pm. Please opt in for either or both events during sign up. Sponsor Packages ---------------------- ### Sold Out! Keystone Level Sponsorship — $50K USD (Limit: 1) ### **Sold out!** Diamond Level Sponsorship — $35K USD (Limit: 4) ### **Sold out!** Platinum Level Sponsorship — $17K USD (Limit: 10 — 0 spot remaining) ### **Sold out!** Gold Level Sponsorship — $7K USD ### **Sold out!** Silver Level Sponsorship — $4K USD ### PyCon Patron — $1,500 USD ### À la carte Options (Can be added to other packages) * Conference Talk Captioning * Sold Out! Conference Day Coffee Break Sponsorship * Sprint Day Coffee Break Sponsorship * Sold Out! Summit/Sprint Sponsorship * Sold Out! Sponsor Workshop * Sold Out! OpenSpace Sponsorship * Sold Out! Table in the Job Fair ### Captioning — $16,000 USD (2 available) * Helps cover the cost of captioning for the talks recorded at PyCon * Logo placement on the PyCon videos * 4 free sponsor registrations * Can be added to other packages ### SOLD OUT! Conference Day Coffee Break Sponsorship — $12,000 USD per day ### Sprint Day Coffee Break Sponsorship — $6,000 USD per day * Provides coffee and tea for the attendees for up to 4-6 hours during the Sprints * Show management will print napkins with your design to be used at all coffee stations during the Sprints ### SOLD OUT! Summit/Sprint Sponsorship — $4K USD per day ### SOLD OUT! Sponsor Workshop — $3,750 USD per 1.5 hr slot (Limit: 6) ### SOLD OUT! Open Space room branding/signage — $1,000 USD ### SOLD OUT! Table in the Job Fair- $4,000 USD (Only **one** remaining!!)