SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

WHY SPONSOR AT THE OPEN LIBRE FREE CONFERENCE?
GOOD QUESTION… HERE ARE JUST SOME OF THE REASONS…

You’ll be selling to the longest running audience of users of Free and Open Source Software in the Midwest. In recent years the conferences have averaged 500 to 800. Due to to the special conditions of 2021, we plan a responsible gathering of around 300.

79% OF OUR ATTENDEES HAVE A CAREER WORKING IN TECHNOLOGY
55% ARE INVOLVED IN PURCHASING DECISIONS FOR THEIR COMPANIES

Get our prospectus to learn more.

EXHIBITION VALUE

At the Ohio LinuxFest expo you can expect to raise brand awareness, sell products, recruit employees, build relations with companies and projects, and grow community good will. Other opportunities, which do not require physical presence, are available. Contact us to discuss!

SPONSOR LEVELS AVAILABLE

PREMIER – $15,000 (1 available)

Includes:

  • Top placement on web site
  • Address audience (in-person or via recorded message) at opening
    and closing
  • Placement of logo/name on graphics of streamed video and in YouTube description
  • Placement of name or logo on badge artwork
  • Option to coordinate social media with OLF team
  • Negotiable number of registrations and lunch tickets
  • Opportunities to collaborate with OLF on tailored marketing packages without additional fees

Partner – $2,500 (2 available)

Includes:

  • 10×10 curtained booth space with six foot table
  • Vendor education session on the Open Source Solutions Stage
  • Priority show floor placement
  • Electrical access included
  • Click-through logo on OLF website
  • 4 registrations and lunch tickets
  • Opportunities to collaborate with OLF on tailored marketing packages for additional fees

Associate – $1,500 (4 available)

Includes:

  • Click-through logo on OLF website
  • 10×10 booth space with a six foot table
  • 2 registrations
  • Electrical access included

Entrepreneur – $350 (4 available)

Small businesses only, thank you.
Includes:

  • Click-through logo on OLF website
  • Six foot table without draping or piping
  • Electrical access available at additional cost
  • 2 registrations

.Org Sponsorship – $100

For not-for-profits or Free Software projects only
Includes:

  • Click-through logo on OLF website
  • Six foot table without draping or piping
  • 2 registrations
  • Electrical access available at additional cost

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Expo Happy Hour Sponsorship (1) – $3,000

Special access and exposure to attendees before the expo opens. Opportunities for speaking time and swag giveaways.

After-Party Sponsorship (1) – $7,000

Treat our guests with refreshments, gifts, and activities branded in memorable ways. Food and drink will be included and we’ll work with you to ensure that you get the exposure you prefer.

Power Breakfast (1) – $5,000

As the exclusive sponsor, you will be able to host a one hour panel. Contact information for those who register will be available before and after the event. This is a great opportunity to invite all of your favorite clients to this special Friday morning meeting in Downtown Columbus!

Beverage and Break Sponsorship (4 available) -$1,000

Spark conversation by sponsoring a morning or afternoon break, which will be branded on the schedule. We can also work with you on customized branding or swag giveaways at the break tables.

T-shirt Sponsorship (1) – $2,000

Display your company name or logo on the T-shirts available to attendees. These shirts are popular and are often worn by attendees at other conferences and user group meetings.

Quick Pitch (4) – $1,500

We’ll work with you to schedule an up to five minute quick pitch before a session of your choice during the conference.

Recruiter Sponsorship (8) – $500

Participate in our networking event. Attendee listing of those self-identified as looking or interested in listening to options will be included.

CONTACT US

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