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Sponsor Guide

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Thanks for being a sponsor at useR! 2024.  Below you will find information about your sponsorship deliverables.  If you have questions at any time, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Ashlee Carlson at acarlson@linuxfoundation.org.

We will continue to update this page with information as it becomes available, so please check back frequently!

General Information
  • Event date
    • July 8 – 11, 2024
      • **Sponsor showcase July 9 – 11 ONLY**
      • Booth set-up and tutorials on July 8
  • Location
  • Exhibit Hours
    Please note hours are subject to change. Check back frequently close to event date.
    • Set-up Hours
      • Monday, July 8, 14:00 – 18:00
      • Tuesday, July 9, 7:00 – 8:00
        • Booths should be fully set by 8:00
    • Booth Hours
      • Tuesday, July 9, 10:30 – 18:00
      • Wednesday, July 10, 10:30 – 17:30
      • Thursday, July 11, 10:00 – 14:00
    • Tear Down Hours
      • Thursday, July 11, 14:00 – 16:00
        • All items must be removed by 16:00. Any items left behind may be removed at the sponsor’s cost.
  • Registration
    • To register with your Sponsor Code:
      • Visit this page to register with your sponsor code
      • Select “Sponsor” from the dropdown on the first page
      • Enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes
Deliverables & Deadlines

See deadlines for each level of sponsorship below. Please send all deliverables to Ashlee Carlson at acarlson@linuxfoundation.org by the deadlines listed below.

Platinum Deadlines

See deadlines for Platinum Sponsors below. Please submit all deliverables through the Google Form sent by Ashlee Carlson at acarlson@linuxfoundation.org by the deadlines listed below.

  • ASAP: Confirm your logo on the useR! 2024 website if you have not done so already.
    • If the logo or link needs to be updated, please email the new information to Ashlee Carlson.
  • ASAP: Confirm use of Table Top space
    • Table top space includes a 1.8m table, 2 chairs, 1 power strip, and conference WiFi
  • 6 June: Provide social media handle
  • 6 June: Order any additional AV for your tabletop. See Tabletop Information section below for details.
  • 6 June: Provide custom question for post-event attendee survey
  • 6 June: Select pre- or post-event email date. Dates are selected on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • 18 June: Provide content for pre- or post-event email.
  • 1 July: Shipments can begin arriving at the advance warehouse through 5 July. Please follow shipping instructions below.
  • 1 July: Don’t forget to register with your sponsor code! Ashlee Carlson sent this code in your original email confirmation. 
    • Platinum sponsors receive 5 complimentary in person passes.
    • Select “Sponsor” from the dropdown and enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes

gold Deadlines

See deadlines for Gold Sponsors below. Please submit all deliverables through the Google Form sent by Ashlee Carlson at acarlson@linuxfoundation.org by the deadlines listed below.

  • ASAP: Confirm your logo on the useR! 2024 website if you have not done so already.
    • If the logo or link needs to be updated, please email the new information to Ashlee Carlson.
  • ASAP: Confirm use of Table Top space
    • Table top space includes a 1.8m table, 2 chairs, 1 power strip, and conference WiFi
  • 6 June: Provide social media handle
  • 6 June: Order any additional AV for your tabletop. See Tabletop Information section below for details.
  • 6 June: Provide custom question for post-event attendee survey
  • 1 July: Shipments can begin arriving at the advance warehouse through 5 July. Please follow shipping instructions below.
  • 1 July: Don’t forget to register with your sponsor code! Ashlee Carlson sent this code in your original email confirmation. 
    • Gold sponsors receive 4 complimentary in person passes.
    • Select “Sponsor” from the dropdown and enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes

silver + Bronze Deadlines

See deadlines for Silver Sponsors below. Please send all deliverables to Ashlee Carlson at acarlson@linuxfoundation.org by the deadlines listed below.

  • ASAP: Confirm your logo on the useR! 2024 website if you have not done so already.
    • If the logo or link needs to be updated, please email the new information to Ashlee Carlson.
  • ASAP: Confirm use of Table Top space
    • Table top space includes a 1.8m table, 2 chairs, 1 power strip, and conference WiFi
  • 6 June: Provide social media handle
  • 6 June: Order any additional AV for your tabletop. See Tabletop Information section below for details.
  • 1 July: Shipments can begin arriving at the advance warehouse through 5 July. Please follow shipping instructions below.
  • 1 July: Don’t forget to register with your sponsor code! Ashlee Carlson sent this code in your original email confirmation. 
    • Silver sponsors receive 3 complimentary in person passes.
    • Bronze sponsors receive 2 complimentary in person passes.
    • Select “Sponsor” from the dropdown and enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes

violet + diversity Deadlines

See deadlines for Violet + Diversity Sponsors below. Please send all deliverables to Ashlee Carlson at acarlson@linuxfoundation.org by the deadlines listed below.

  • ASAP: Confirm your logo on the useR! 2024 website if you have not done so already.
    • If the logo or link needs to be updated, please email the new information to Ashlee Carlson.
  • 6 June: Provide social media handle
  • 1 July: Don’t forget to register with your sponsor code! Ashlee Carlson sent this code in your original email confirmation. 
    • Violet sponsors receive 1 complimentary in person pass. Diversity sponsors to not receive complimentary passes.
    • Select “Sponsor” from the dropdown and enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes

Deliverables

platinum Deliverables

Speaking Opportunity: Platinum sponsors receive a 10-minute keynote speaking opportunity. Our team will reach out with details and deadlines.

Recognition in Opening Session: Platinum sponsors will be recognized during the opening session verbally and with their logo on a “thank you to our sponsors” slide.

Email to Opt-In Attendees

  • Platinum sponsors have the opportunity submit content for an exclusive pre-conference email attendees who opted in to receive sponsored content.
  • Email can include hyperlinks, but no images.
  • Submit your preferred date through the Google form and email your content at least 5 business days prior to the send date you select.
  • The Linux Foundation will send emails on a conference-branded email template on behalf of the sponsor. Attendee contact details will not be shared.
  • Messages can thank attendees, promote a session, encourage attendees to download marketing materials, visit your tabletop, visit your website, contact you, etc.

Social Media Mention:

  • The useR! team will create and post the content for social media mentions. Platinum sponsors receive 1 pre-event post, and 1 post during the event.
  • No action is required on your part.

Custom Survey Question:

Sponsors have the opportunity to include 1 custom question in the post-event attendee survey. This can be multiple choice, yes/no, or free response. Linux Foundation will distribute the survey to attendees after the event and will provide follow up reporting.

Recognition On Event Website and Event Signage:

Sponsors will have their logo displayed on the event website and on in-person event signage.

Conference Attendee Passes: 

Sponsors receive a number of passes to the event based on sponsorship level.

Platinum: 5 passes

To register with your passes, click the registration link here, select “Sponsor” from the dropdown and enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes.

Please email your event lead (Ashlee Carlson) if you need your sponsor code for the complimentary passes re-sent to you.

Table Top Sponsor Space:

Platinum sponsors receive a 2m x 1.5m footprint which includes (1) 1.8m table, 2 chairs, and power. See the tabletop display section below for more detailed information.

gold Deliverables

Recognition in Opening Session: Gold sponsors will be recognized during the opening session verbally and with their logo on a “thank you to our sponsors” slide.

Social Media Mention:

  • The useR! team will create and post the content for social media mentions. Gold sponsors receive 1 pre-event post, and 1 post during the event.
  • No action is required on your part.

Custom Survey Question:

Sponsors have the opportunity to include 1 custom question in the post-event attendee survey. This can be multiple choice, yes/no, or free response. Linux Foundation will distribute the survey to attendees after the event and will provide follow up reporting.

Recognition On Event Website and Event Signage:

Sponsors will have their logo displayed on the event website and on in-person event signage.

Conference Attendee Passes: 

Sponsors receive a number of passes to the event based on sponsorship level.

Gold: 4 passes

To register with your passes, click the registration link here, select “Sponsor” from the dropdown and enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes.

Please email your event lead (Ashlee Carlson) if you need your sponsor code for the complimentary passes re-sent to you.

Table Top Sponsor Space:

Gold sponsors receive a 2m x 1.5m footprint which includes (1) 1.8m table, 2 chairs, and power. See the tabletop display section below for more detailed information.

silver + bronze Deliverables

Social Media Mention:

  • The useR! team will create and post the content for social media mentions. Silver and Bronze sponsors receive 1 pre-event post.
  • No action is required on your part.

Recognition On Event Website and Event Signage:

Silver Sponsors* will have their logo displayed on the event website and on in-person event signage. Bronze sponsors will only have their logo included on slide during keynote session onsite.

Conference Attendee Passes: 

Sponsors receive a number of passes to the event based on sponsorship level.

Silver: 3 passes

Bronze: 2 passes

To register with your passes, click the registration link here, select “Sponsor” from the dropdown and enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes.

Please email your event lead (Ashlee Carlson) if you need your sponsor code for the complimentary passes re-sent to you.

Table Top Sponsor Space:

Silver and Bronze sponsors receive a 2m x 1.5m footprint which includes (1) 1.8m table, 2 chairs, and power. See the tabletop display section below for more detailed information.

VIOLET + DIVERSITY Deliverables

Social Media Mention:

  • The useR! team will create and post the content for social media mentions. Violet and Diversity sponsors receive 1 pre-event post.
  • No action is required on your part.

Conference Attendee Passes: 

Sponsors receive a number of passes to the event based on sponsorship level.

Silver: 1 passes

Diversity sponsors do not receive complimentary passes.

To register with your passes, click the registration link here, select “Sponsor” from the dropdown and enter your Voucher Code on the first page of registration when it refreshes.

Please email your event lead (Ashlee Carlson) if you need your sponsor code for the complimentary passes re-sent to you.

Tabletop information

Diamond and platinum sponsors receive a tabletop display space which includes:

  • (1) 1.82m x .9m table with drape
  • (2) chairs,
  • (1) power strip,
  • (1) wastebin
  • shared conference wifi

You may bring custom tablecloths, pop-up banners, small backwalls, or anything that fits within your 2m x 1.5m footprint and us under 3m in height. Materials may not go outside your footprint. Subject to approval.

If you have any questions about tabletops or what you can bring in, please email acarlson@linuxfoundation.org.

Storage Onsite: TBA

AV Upgrades

If you would like to rent a display monitor for your booth, we have a few options:

  • 55″ monitor with HDMI cable – available to Platinum and Gold sponsors only (while supplies last)
  • 42″ monitor with HDMI cable – available to Silver and Bronze sponsors (while supplies last)

Orders placed after 6 June are subject to cancellation fees, but orders can be placed after this date, subject to availability.

Please reach out directly to Veranstaltungstechnik for pricing and to place your order:

Moritz Percht
percht@veranstaltungstechnik.com

Shipping information

Shipping Instructions

Each company is responsible for shipping and tracking their own exhibit materials to and from the conference. If you plan to ship items for your booth, please read the following information carefully.

Shipping Tracking Form for LF Sponsor Team

Inbound Shipments to Conference Centre

To ensure on-time delivery to your booth please plan for your shipments to arrive no earlier than 1 July, 2024, and no later than 5 July, 2024. All shipments received before 1 July may incur additional fees. All shipments to the venue must be sent to the following address:

useR! / Linux Foundation
Exhibiting Company Name
Fanny-von-Lehnert-Str. 7, 5020
Salzburg
Austria

Please include on the package:
Exhibitor Onsite Contact & Mobile Phone Number
Package Number: # of #

Provide Tracking Information

Please submit all tracking numbers for your shipments via the form below so that we can ensure that your items are delivered to the conference venue.

Shipping Tracking Form for LF Sponsor Team

Onsite Security + Storage

Please do not leave valuable items unattended at your booth. Take valuables such as laptops to your hotel room or visit the Information Desk if you have any questions about storing items elsewhere overnight.  Any left behind items may be discarded at the sponsor’s expense.

Outbound Shipping Information

All sponsors are responsible for their own outbound shipments from the conference. Please reach out to Ashlee Carlson with any questions.

Sponsors

Platinum

Gold

Bronze

Violet

Media Partners

Hosts