Sponsors

  • Petabyte Sponsor

    About Private Internet Access:
    Private Internet Access (PIA), is the leading no-log VPN service provider
    in the world. PIA believes that access to an open internet is a fundamental
    human right and donates effusively to causes such as EFF, ORG, and FFTF to
    promote privacy causes internationally. PIA has over 3,200 servers in 25
    countries that provide reliable, encrypted VPN tunnel gateways for whatever
    the use case. Please visit their website at
    https://www.privateinternetaccess.com for more information.

  • Gigabyte Sponsor

    Since our founding in 2001, The ATS Group have consulted on thousands of system implementations, upgrades, backups and recoveries. We also support customers by providing managed services, performance analysis and capacity planning. With over 60 industry-certified professionals, we support SMBs, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies. As experts in IBM, VMware, Oracle and other top vendors, we are experienced in virtualization, storage area networks (SANs), high availability, performance tuning, and other evolving technologies that operate mission-critical systems on your premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment.

  • Gigabyte Sponsor

    Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider founded in 2003. Today, the company boasts more than 400,000 customers worldwide and operates nine datacenters across three continents. Linode subscribers can create a cloud server in under a minute and then dynamically scale their environments to meet demands, paying only for resources used without long-term commitments. Lightning-quick SSD servers for only $5/month for 1GB and high memory instances available.
  • GigaByte Sponsor

    CoreDial is a leading SaaS platform provider that empowers channel partners to sell, deliver, manage and invoice for reliable, private label cloud communications.
    Combined with CoreDial’s business model and team of experts, partners are able to build margin-rich recurring revenue that can stand the test of time.

  • Megabyte Sponsor

    At Onyx Point, our engineers focus on Security, Compliance, System Administration, Automation, Dataflow, and DevOps consulting for Government and commercial clients. We offer professional services for Puppet, RedHat, SIMP, and the solutions in place to keep your systems running securely and efficiently. We are big fans of both Open Standards and Open Source to reduce vendor lock-in and increase system flexibility over time. As founders of National Free and Open Source Software Month, we believe in Open Source community support and participating actively where we can. We support the SIMP open source project , which provides system security and regulatory compliance automation for infrastructures at scale.

  • MegaByte Sponsor

    Ecere is a Canadian graphics software company offering a comprehensive suite of cross-platform geospatial software, including Geographic Information System (GIS) tools, a cross-platform cartographic and 3D visualization API, as well as map server technology enabling the deployment of large scale Spatial Data Infrastructures minimizing bandwidth requirements.
    In addition to our geospatial endeavors, we have been developing a Free and Open Source cross-platform general purpose Software Development Kit since 1997 (prior to the company's incorporation in 2005). The SDK provides a rich API for platform-independent Graphical User Interface, 2D & 3D Graphics, networking capability, database access, and a lot more, and can be used from a variety of programming languages.
    We also develop the open-source Ecere IDE and a compiler for the eC language, which we designed as an object-oriented superset of C, featuring properties, reflection and dynamic modules.
  • MegaByte Sponsor

    Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with
    access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable,
    secure and easy to manage form. Fedora comes in 3 editions:
    Fedora Workstation is a polished, easy to use operating system for
    laptop and desktop computers.
    Fedora Server is a powerful, flexible operating system that includes
    the best and latest datacenter technologies.
    Fedora Atomic provides the best platform for your
    Linux-Docker-Kubernetes (LDK) application stack.

    https://fedoramagazine.org/


Sponsoring FOSSCON

FOSSCON operates primarily through the sponsors who exhibit at our conference. Sponsors benefit from exposure to our audience, as well as promotion via our social media outlets and various other benefits outlined in the details in this packet. Additionally, some sponsors use the conference as a recruitment tool, having the opportunity to get in front of our community of technology professionals.

Listed below are the various levels of sponsorship available for FOSSCON 2017.

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

Petabyte

$4,000 - Event Sponsor

Space for 2 tables or a conference booth setup in your choice of location within exhibit area.

Power provided for LCD monitors and system.

Logo in our program guide.

Logo and links to website and social media feeds on our website sponsors section.

Slide of your choosing on our screen at registration.

Preferred location in sponsorship area.

Promotion via conference Twitter feed and Facebook page.

Opportunity to provide advertising within presentation and workshop spaces at the event.

Opportunity to have one of the workshop spaces named for your organization in the events signage and conference guide map.

Private lunch for all representatives sent to FOSSCON by your organization.

5 minutes of talk time, prior to closing remarks, set aside for advertisement of your product/project.

Terabyte

$2,000 - Space Sponsor

Space for 2 tables or a conference booth setup in your choice of location within exhibit area.

Power provided for LCD monitors and system.

Logo in our program guide.

Logo and links to website and social media feeds on our website sponsors section.

Slide of your choosing on our screen at registration.

Preferred location in sponsorship area.

Promotion via conference Twitter feed and Facebook page.

Opportunity to provide advertising within presentation and workshop spaces at the event.

Opportunity to have one of the workshop spaces named for your organization in the events signage and conference guide map.

Private lunch for all representatives sent to FOSSCON by your organization.

Gigabyte

$1,000 - Core Sponsor

Full table with plenty of space for your displays.

Power provided for LCD monitors and system.

Logo in our program guide.

Logo and links to website and social media feeds on our website sponsors section.

Slide of your choosing on our screen at registration.

Preferred location in sponsorship area.

Promotion via conference Twitter feed and Facebook page.

Private lunch for all representatives sent to FOSSCON by your organization.

Megabyte

$500 - Sponsor

Full table with plenty of space for your displays.

Power provided for LCD monitors and system.

Logo in our program guide.

Logo and links to website and social media feeds on our website sponsors section.

Slide of your choosing on our screen at registration.

Kilobyte

$250 - Exhibitor

Full table with plenty of space for your displays.

Power provided for LCD monitors and system.

Logo in our program guide.

Logo and links to website and social media feeds on our website sponsors section.

Swag Bag Sponsor

$75 - Promotional

Individual business cards/advertising cards/stickers etc.. placed in each and every swag bag handed to attendees upon registration. (Note: you must provide these!)

Other Sponsorship Opportunities:

If you would like to sponsor a special event or item for FOSSCON, please see the follow areas in which we are currently seeking support.

Staff and Volunteer Lunch

FOSSCON 2017 Hackathon

FOSSCON 2017 Speakers Lunch

FOSSCON 2017 Fundraiser

FOSSCON 2017 Booklet Printing

T-Shirts/Hoodies/Swag

In addition to the sponsorship levels listed above, we also give away door prizes for attendees, such as books, swag, hardware, software, etc. Any donations of open source related items are welcome.

If your organization has an interest in sponsoring, please reach out to our sponsorship team.

The sponsorship team is available via email at sponsors@fosscon.us