Become a CarpentryCon 2020 Sponsor

CarpentryCon 2020 planning is underway. It will only be possible with the generous support of businesses and foundations who support our mission of teaching foundational computational and data science skills to researchers to safeguard the future of sound, open, reproducible science.

Read our blog: Why sponsor CarpentryCon 2020?


Sponsorship opportunities

There are many ways to support CarpentryCon 2020! Reserve your sponsorship and connect with the CarpentryCon organizers - contact us at carpentrycon@carpentries.org to discuss the options.

Category 1: Sponsorship Levels
Peta Sponsor

Level of support: $50,000 and up

Benefits

  • Name and logo on The Carpentries Website
  • Name and logo on the main CarpentryCon Webpage
  • Name and logo prominently displayed on the CarpentryCon Website as a Peta-Sponsor
  • Registration for 3 staff/affiliates to attend CarpentryCon 2020
  • 5-minute address to the conference from the main stage
  • Statement of thanks at beginning of conference
  • Acknowledgement in The Carpentries blog/newsletter
  • Logo placement alongside Carpentries logo on swag bag
  • Get their unique #hashtag to accompany every count-down tweet from the 50th (nth) count-down
  • Name and logo displayed during welcome address
  • Vendor booth
Tera Sponsor

Level of support: $25,000

Benefits

  • Name and logo on the main CarpentryCon Webpage
  • Name prominently displayed on the CarpentryCon Website as a Tera-Sponsor
  • Registration for 2 staff/affiliates to attend CarpentryCon 2020
  • Statement of thanks at beginning of conference
  • Logo placement alongside The Carpentries logo on swag bag
Giga Sponsor

Level of support: $10,000

Benefits

  • Name prominently displayed on the CarpentryCon Website as a Giga-Sponsor
  • Registration for 1 staff/affiliate to attend CarpentryCon 2020
  • Statement of thanks at beginning of conference
Mega Sponsor

Level of support: $5,000

Benefits

  • Name prominently displayed on the CarpentryCon Website as a Mega-Sponsor
  • 50% off for 1 staff/affiliate registration to attend CarpentryCon 2020
  • Statement of thanks at beginning of conference

Category 2: A-La-Carte Sponsorship Opportunities
Conference Dinner

Level of support: $15,000/ea

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Named after sponsor in the program
  • Logo displayed at the dinner
  • Vendor/Sponsor table at no additional cost
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Welcome Reception Sponsor

Level of support: $5,000

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Event named after them in the program
  • Signs with the name and logo at the event
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Social Event Sponsor

Level of support: $5,000/ea

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Named after sponsor in the program
  • Logo displayed at social event
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Lunch Sponsor

Level of support: $5,000/ea

Number of possible sponsors: 3

Benefits

  • Named after sponsor in the program
  • Logo displayed at the lunch
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Ice Breaker Sponsor

Level of support: $2,000 or more in materials or services

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Ice Breaker named after them in the program
  • Sponsorship announced along with event
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Coffee Break Sponsor

Level of support: $1,500/ea

Number of possible sponsors: 9

Benefits

  • Named after sponsor in the program
  • Sponsorship announced along with event
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Poster Reception Sponsor

Level of support: $1,500

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Named after sponsor in the program
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Conference Volunteer T-Shirts Sponsor

Level of support: $1,500 (for about 200 T-shirts)

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Special thank you during the opening
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
WebCast Sponsor (Tied To Diversity and Inclusion)

Level of support: $8,000

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Verbal thank-you at the beginning of the conference
  • Name on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
  • Thank you to sponsor on live streaming page
Audio-Visual Sponsor

In-house AV, microphones, projectors, etc…

Level of support: $4,000

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Verbal thank-you at the beginning of the conference
  • Name on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Media Partnership Sponsor

Help publicize CarpentryCon before, during and after the event

Level of support: $4,000

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • One free conference pass
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Vendor Table Sponsor

Level of support: $600/ea

Number of possible sponsors: TBD

Benefits

  • Vendor/Sponsor table at no additional cost
Career Fair Employer Pod Sponsor

Wall where anyone can advert a job offer

Level of support: $600/ea

Number of possible sponsors: TBD

Benefits

  • Name and logo on wall
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Diversity/Broadening Participation Initiative Sponsor

Level of support: open amount

Number of possible sponsors: TBD

Benefits

  • Scholarships for specific groups decided by the sponsor that can be applied for
  • Scholarships named after sponsor
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Help Us Go Green Sponsor

By implementing recycling (eco-waste stations), reduced-packaging and composting options.

Level of support: $1000/ea

Number of possible sponsors: unlimited

Benefits

  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page
Conference Cup Sponsor

Help us to be greener and distribute a keep-cup at the beginning of the conference for the breaks.

Level of support: $700 (for 45-60 cups)

Number of possible sponsors: 1

Benefits

  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page

Category 3: Open Contribution Sponsorship (Any Amount Accepted)
Financial Aid Contribution

It could include anything needed for people to travel and attend the conference: visa application fees, registration, ground travel, air travel, meals, lodging, etc…

Benefits

  • Benefits are similar to the above depending on the value
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page (no matter the amount donated)
General Fund Contribution

It can be used for any portion of the conference.

Benefits

  • Benefits are similar to the above depending on the value
  • Name listed on the CarpentryCon sponsorship page (no matter the amount donated)


Sponsorship Policy

The Carpentries have the right to turn down the application of, or unlist an organisation as an event sponsor if we find you are not in alignment with our values. We reserve the right to sever relationship with you as a sponsor for CarpentryCon 2020.