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LinuxCon is the leading annual technical conference in North America, providing a much needed collaboration and education space for the Linux community. Launched in 2009, LinuxCon has quickly become known for offering top speaking talent, a cross-section of the leading players in the Linux community, innovative and timely content, a wide variety of opportunities for attendee collaboration and a place for smaller groups to co-locate for topic-specific mini-summits and workgroups. LinuxCon North America promises to deliver sponsors the opportunity to connect with the leaders of the Linux community in one place.

Watch this video to find out why Linux Foundation events are the best place for talent acquisition and recruitment, brand visibility, product and services showcases, and supporting the Linux community. 

Who Attends

  • Developers - Software Developers, Programmers, Core Maintainers and Linux IT Professionals
  • Operations - IT Operations Experts, System Administrators and Chief Architects
  • Business & Legal - Corporate End Users, Senior Business Executives, Legal Counsel
  • ​Plus Students, Media, Analysts and other professionals with an interest in the Linux ecosystem.


  • 2014 Expected Attendance - 1300
  • 2013 Attendance: 1,155 (Additional 500 attendees with co-located events)
  • 84% of attendees from the US
  • 91% of attendees surveyed said they visited booths onsite
  • 26 members of the press in attendance


  •    Sys Admin / Operations: 20%
  •    Industry / Sponsor / Vendor: 18%    
  •    Core Linux Developer: 18%
  •    Business Exec: 10%
  •    Engineering Manager: 9%                    
  •    Embedded Developer: 11%                            
  •    IT Manager: 7%                        
  •    Press/Analyst: 2%            
  •    Student/Professor: 2%                    
  •    Other: 3%    


  • Makes Purchasing Decisions: 24%
  • Influences Decision Maker: 36%


  • 0-100 Employees: 40%
  • 101-500 Employees: 14%
  • 501-1000: 6%
  • 1001+: 40%


Media Placements & Impressions

2,178 media clips

9,056,070 media impressions

Social Media Impressions

18,632,406 social impressions

Social Media Engagements

55,255 social engagements Owned Media Pageviews

39,013 pageviews

Event Video Views



Benefits of Sponsorship

  • Talent Acquisition & Recruitment
  • Support the Linux community
  • Gain mindshare & brand visibility
  • Showcase products, services and new technologies

Sponsorship Opportunities


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$45,000 $30,000 $20,000 $12,000 $6,000  
10x20 10x15 10x10 8x6 8x6 Technology Showcase Exhibit
3 2 2 1 0 Lead Retrieval Scanners
X X       One Time Use of Opt-In Attendee List for Email (through 3rd party) 
X X X     Sponsor Message in Attendee Post-Conference Thank You Email
X X X X X Logo on Conference Signage & Program
X X X X X Logo on Website
150 Words 100 Words 75 Words 50 Words 25 Words Company Description / Sponsor News on Website
X X X     Sponsor Designation in Promotional Emails
X X X     Sponsor Designation in Press Releases
X X X     Recognition During Opening Session
45 20 15 10 5 Conference Attendee Passes
10 5 3 2 1 Conference VIP Dinner Passes
X X X     Collateral in Conference Bag
X X       Private Meeting Room
    X X   Shared Meeting Room
X X X X   Access to Event Press/Analyst List
X X X     Assistance with Press Bookings at Event

Get more out of your participation and increase your brand visibility with the addition of one of our Promotional Marketing Opportunities. Below are some options - let us know if you have something specific in mind that isn’t listed here.

Add-On Promotional Marketing Opportunities

Speaker Lounge ($3,000)

Signage and branded items in lounge.

Developer Lounge ($3,000)

Signage and branded items in lounge.

Massage Lounge ($3,000)

Signage and branded items in lounge.

Women in Open Source Luncheon ($3500) - TAKEN

Includes large branded signage in lunch area, mention in guide & on signage.

Lunch ($30,000)

Includes large branded signage in lunch area, mention in guide & on signage.

Breakfast & Breaks ($30,000)

Includes large branded signage in break area, mention in guide & on signage.

Evening Reception ($30,000+) - TAKEN

Includes large branded signage in reception area, mention in guide & on signage.

Social Media Wall ($5,000)

Includes your branding built in to the master screen template which will show the entire conference.

Mobile App ($10,000)

Logo branding on screen of mobile schedule app.

Live Streaming - Keynotes Only ($10,000)

Logo branding for anyone who watches live streaming on opening screen.

Please inquire about details and the required sponsorship levels for any of the above opportunities.

Contact Us Today

Discounts are available for Linux Foundation Corporate Members. Please inquire for details. For more information or to become a sponsor please complete the form below.

Please complete the following form and you will be contacted within 48hrs. Thank you.


Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Attendee Reception Sponsor

Women in Open Source Luncheon Sponsor

Media Partners