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Become A Sponsor

Why become a Sponsor?

Contributing your expertise is a great opportunity to support the Drupal community and promote your company. Whether you are interested in recruiting talent or building relationships with existing and new clients, you will be able to stand out of the crowd and meet key decision-makers from corporations, government, not-for-profit organizations, and many more. This sponsorship will reinforce your brand and grow your team’s skills and your network.

Sponsorships are available on a first come, first served basis. Exhibitor hall is located in the same room as coffee and lunch breaks to ensure sponsors receive maximum exposure throughout the summit. 

Statistics:

  • 4th consecutive year running the event (Inaugural in Toronto, previous years in Montreal and Ottawa).
  • Largest Drupal Summit in Ontario and Eastern Canada.
  • Annual attendance of over 200+ individuals and businesses. 
  • Projected attendance for 2018 is  300+ individuals and businesses.
  • Attendees profile: Developers/IT Professionals; Marketing/ Web Communications Managers from Corporations, NGO’s and Government Departments; IT and Web Businesses.
  • Over a dozen sponsorships of both local and international firms.
  • Attendees from all over North America.
  • Past keynotes include….
    • Karen Mcgrane, Content Strategy Expert
    • Michael E. Meyers, Vice President of Large Scale Drupal at Acquia
    • Jeff Eaton, Digital Strategist at Lullabot
    • Cathy Theys, Drupal Community Liaison at BlackMesh
    • Alex Benay - CIO of the Government of Canada 
  • Held at the Toronto Reference Library (https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/torontoreferencelibrary/) 
  • Official event from the Drupal North Association.


The Drupal North Regional Summit is a not-for-profit event, organized and run entirely by volunteers from the Drupal North Association. Sponsorship is vital for our success.

We thank you for your support!


How to Sponsor

Sponsorship packages have been created to fit a range of budgets. If you would like to discuss a sponsor package or have ideas on how we can help you more, please send an email to sponsorship@drupalnorth.org and we will set up the right package for you. Drupal North’s Sponsorship Coordinator will be in touch to finalize details and arrange for promotional materials. 

* Plus applicable taxes.


Diamond Sponsor | $5000* (1 available)

Only 1 sponsorship available at this level

  • Featured on landing page and sponsor page of website, mention on registration confirmation emails
  • Introductory speech prior to the keynote speaker
  • Main plenary room named after your company
  • 10x10 exhibitor booth - Prime location for maximum exposure
  • Logo on all promotional materials
  • Logo on podium banner
  • Special mention during opening session
  • Logo on presentation pre and post-roll slides
  • Included in social media campaign
  • Sponsor badge for website
  • Mention in program
  • Provide prizes / giveaways / swag to attendees
  • Logo on large Diamond sponsor display 
  • Email list of attendees that opt-in on the event registration form
  • 5 free attendance tickets (valued $250)

Gold Sponsorship | $2500* (5 available) (0 available)

  • Limited sponsorships available at this level
  • Featured on sponsor page of website, mention on registration confirmation emails
  • Included in social media campaign
  • 10x10 exhibitor booth
  • Sponsor badge for website
  • Mention in program
  • Provide prizes / giveaways / swag to attendees
  • Mention during opening and closing remarks 
  • Logo on gold sponsor  display (with other Gold sponsors)
  • 3 free attendance tickets (valued at $150)


Silver Level | $1000* (Unlimited)

  • Featured on sponsor page of website
  • Included in social media campaign
  • Mention in program
  • Mention during opening and closing remarks
  • Logo on Silver sponsor display  (with other Silver sponsors)
  • Provide prizes / giveaways / swag to attendees and a table that is shared by all Silver sponsors.
  • 3 free attendance tickets (valued at $150)
     

What’s Included in your Exhibit Booth?

Listed below is everything that is included in your exhibit booth: 

  • 10x10 booth on exhibitor floor space 
  • 1 table
  • 2 chairs

Special Sponsor Packages | varied (limited availability)

We’re looking at new ways to help our sponsors get recognition for their support at the conference. We have some special items which you can sponsor and get explicit mention and advertising space for. 

Some of these items include:

Lunch Sponsor

Help us setup an awesome lunch for the event. You’ll have prime logo space at the table(s) and mention during opening/closing and on the website. ($5,000*)

Snack/Coffee Sponsor (No longer available)

Help us setup an awesome coffee / tea / snack bar during the  event. You’ll have prime logo space at the table(s) and mention on the website. (Starting at $1,000/day *)

Keynote Sponsor

Help us bring in great keynote speakers from around the world. Sponsor their flight and accommodations and in return you’ll get special mention on the website and  introduce the keynote session at the event! ($1,500*)

Speaker’s Green Room Sponsor

Interested in reaching out to our speakers and trainers? Sponsor a green room for them to focus and prepare for their sessions. You’ll get special mention in the speaker’s Thank You package and in the room they’re spending time in. ($1000*)

Happy Hour & Socialize

Sponsor on-site  happy hour drinks/snacks. Or host a pub night/after party on the Friday of the Summit.  Logo on post-summit admission tickets. Details/Costs TBD

* Plus applicable taxes.

If you’d like to learn more about our special sponsor packages or get a more detailed cost breakdown, send us an email at sponsorship@drupalnorth.org.