Virtual-Conferences

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Invest in the strength of the community we’ve built.

As one of the largest groups of network engineers, architects, and operators in North America, a NANOG-Virtual sponsorship provides your brand the greatest level of exposure and engagement with the industry’s top minds. 

 


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The next NANOG Virtual conference will take place June 14-16, 2021.

Join us in supporting our community as they continue to create the most open, secure, and robust Internet the world has ever seen, and in fostering the education and empowerment of the next generation of Internet technologists.

 


Virtual-Sponsorship Opportunities

NANOG-Virtual sponsorships are tailored to be successful for a variety of organizations and budgets. Opportunities start at just $2,000, and provide a number of different avenues for impactful engagement with our community in a virtual space.


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Meeting Host $25,000 (One Meeting)

The best opportunity for visibility at an individual NANOG Virtual conference.

Pre-Event Marketing:

  • Highest placement of company logo w/hyperlink on NANOG 82 page
  • Highest placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions
  • Promotion on all NANOG social-media channels prior to conference: 1 social media post “shout out,” and inclusion in up to 2 NANOG marketing emails to promote NANOG 82, reaching an audience of more than 13,000 subscribers.

Conference Marketing:

  • Logo remains in the top corner of the virtual-conference landing page throughout the conference
  • Meeting Host delivers the welcome address to attendees for up to five minutes
  • Recognition during opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting
  • (1) Virtual Expo booth included
  • Complimentary virtual-conference passes

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


Premium Sponsors:

One of the greatest opportunities for visibility, engagement, and focused attention with attendees at three consecutive NANOG-Virtual conferences.


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Diamond: $100,000 (Three Meetings)

Pre-Event Marketing:

  • Top placement of company logo w/hyperlink on NANOG 82 page 
  • Top placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions
  • Promotion on all NANOG social media channels prior to conference: 1 social media post “shout out” with mention of all Premium Sponsors + inclusion in 1 NANOG marketing email to promote NANOG 82, reaching an audience of more than 13,000 subscribers. 

Conference Marketing:

  • Recognition during opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting
  • (1) Virtual Expo booth included
  • Complimentary virtual-conference passes

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


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Platinum: $75,000 (Three Meetings)

Pre-Event Marketing:

  • Top placement of company logo w/hyperlink on NANOG 82 page 
  • Top placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions
  • Promotion on all NANOG social media channels prior to conference: 1 social media post “shout out” with mention of all Premium Sponsors + inclusion in 1 NANOG marketing email to promote NANOG 81, reaching an audience of more than 13,000 subscribers. 

Conference Marketing:

  • Recognition during opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting
  • (1)  Virtual Expo booth included 
  • Complimentary virtual-conference passes

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


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Gold: $50,000 (Three Meetings) 

Pre-Event Marketing:

  • Top placement of company logo w/hyperlink on NANOG 82 page 
  • Top placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions
  • Promotion on all NANOG social media channels prior to conference: 1 social media post “shout out” with mention of all Premium Sponsors + inclusion in 1 NANOG marketing email to promote NANOG 82, reaching an audience of more than 13,000 subscribers. 

Conference Marketing:

  • Recognition during opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting
  • (1)  Virtual Expo booth included 
  • Complimentary virtual-conference passes

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


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Hackathon Sponsor: $15,000 (One Meeting)

The opportunity to support both new and seasoned networking professionals in developing ideas and hacks related to internet networking. The NANOG 82 Virtual Hackathon kicks off Saturday, June 12 — the weekend before the NANOG 82 conference. 

Pre-Event Marketing:

  • Top placement of company logo w/hyperlink on NANOG 82 Hackathon page
  • Placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions
  • Promotion on all NANOG social media channels prior to conference: up to 3 social media post “shout outs,” inclusion in 1 NANOG marketing email promoting the Hackathon, and inclusion in up to 2 NANOG marketing emails to promote NANOG 82, reaching an audience of more than 13,000 subscribers. 

Conference Marketing:

  • Logo remains in the top corner of the NANOG 82 Virtual Hackathon page throughout the hackathon
  • Hackathon Sponsor delivers the welcome address to attendees for up to five minutes
  • Recognition during Hackathon opening + closing remarks
  • Recognition during conference opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting
  • Complimentary virtual-conference passes

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


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Virtual Expo Sponsor: $5,000 (One Meeting)

The opportunity to promote your products and services with conference attendees in a virtual booth, with the capability to share digital content, and provide incentives such as swag/giveaways. 

Booth includes: logo, company name, tag line, brief company description, link to website, videos, downloadable PDFs, contact information, chat feature and Zoom-meeting capabilities. NANOG will build your virtual booth — just send us your materials, and leave the work to us!

Pre-Event Marketing: Must be signed on at least one month prior to NANOG 82 to be guaranteed marketing deliverables.

  • Placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions
  • Promotion on all NANOG social media channels prior to conference: 1 social media post “shout out” promoting the Virtual Expo; inclusion in 1 NANOG marketing email dedicated to promoting the Virtual Expo; and inclusion in 1 Expo blurb in a NANOG marketing email to promote NANOG 82, reaching an audience of more than 13,000 subscribers. 

Conference Marketing:

  • Recognition during opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting
  • Complimentary virtual-conference passes

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


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Daily Voice-Over Sponsorship: $5,000 (One Meeting)

In the style of an NPR voice-over sponsorship, the Daily Voice-Over Sponsorship offers integrated brand awareness to an audience of virtual-conference attendees. A voice-over message (provided by the Sponsor) with the Sponsor's logo and branding message will appear twice per day — immediately flowwing the am program, and immediately following the pm program. For example: “Our daily sponsor today is [company name] whose edge-cloud platform delivers faster, safer and more scalable sites and apps to customers. Elevate your edge CDN, video delivery, security and more with [company name].” Sponsor’s logo will also be posted on the Sponsors landing page. Limited to 3 sponsors.

Pre-Event Marketing:

  • Placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions

Conference Marketing:

  • Recognition during opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting
  • Sponsor’s logo will appear on-screen during commercial
  • Promotion on social media outlets: 1 social media post “shout out” with mention of all conference sponsors.
  • Complimentary virtual-conference passes

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


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Game Sponsor:  $2,500 (One Meeting) Limited to 6 sponsors

The opportunity to host games designed to engage conference attendees with fun trivia questions or other activities, and the chance to win prizes. Games are held the last fifteen minutes of each conference day’s break.

Pre-Event Marketing:

  • Placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions
  • Promotion on social media outlets prior to conference: inclusion in 1 social media post “shout out” with mention of all conference sponsors + inclusion in 1 NANOG Marketing email promoting NANOG 82, reaching an audience of more than 13,000 subscribers. 

Conference Marketing:

  • Recognition during opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting
  • Sponsor’s logo will appear on screen during game time

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


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Virtual Scavenger Hunt Sponsorship: $2,000 (One Meeting) Limited to 1 sponsor

This opportunity offers your organization the opportunity for increased visibility, with numerous mentions and announcements throughout a NANOG meeting. The Virtual Scavenger Hunt will be played each day of the NANOG meeting. Your organization will receive recognition each day for sponsoring the game.

Sponsor will receive:

  • 1 social media post "shout out”
  • Inclusion in 1 MailChimp marketing email promoting NANOG 82.
  • Sponsor’s logo will be posted on the Sponsors landing page.


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Virtual Meeting Fellowships Sponsor: Amount determined by sponsor

The opportunity to help support NANOG’s mission to educate and empower our community by providing greater access to our tools, resources, and programming throughout North America. Fellowship Sponsors receive branded recognition for providing complimentary registration passes to those who may not otherwise be able to attend a NANOG-Virtual conference. The amount of the sponsorship is determined by the sponsor, and may be tax-deductible.

Pre-Event Marketing:

  • Placement of logo w/hyperlink on Our Sponsors page
  • Company logo on NANOG 82 digital-marketing promotions
  • Promotion on social media outlets prior to conference: inclusion in 1 social media post “shout out” with mention of all conference sponsors + inclusion in 1 NANOG Marketing email promoting NANOG 82, reaching an audience of more than 13,000 subscribers. 

Conference Marketing:

  • Recognition during opening + closing remarks, breaks + Members Meeting

Post-Event Marketing:

  • “Thank You” in Conference-Recap email, sent to all attendees + the NANOG community


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Ready to sponsor a NANOG-Virtual Conference?

Contact Shawn Winstead, Business Development Specialist, to discuss how you can help support our community through an virtual meeting sponsorship.

 


Our 2021 Premium Sponsors:

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Our 2021 NANOG U Educational Partners:

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