Gold sponsors

Intel logo

IBM Corporation

Cisco

JBoss

Sonatype

SAP

Oracle

Silver sponsors

Blackberry

agitar

bsi logo

Microsoft

Google

Instantiations

Soyatec

Xored

amazon

Actuate

Bronze sponsors

Purple Scout

froglogic

Paremus

objectivity

Sopera

Genuitec

itemis

excelsior

Activity sponsor

eclipsesource

Media sponsors

Methods & Tools

SD Times logo

TSSJS

Be a Sponsor

Sponsor Opportunities and Prospectus


EclipseCon 2009 was a great success; a thousand strong Eclipse users and community members enjoyed our strongest program to date! We hope that you were there, but if you were not, plan to be there this year!

EclipseCon is the premier technical and user conference focusing on the power of the Eclipse platform. Join us and hundreds of others others at EclipseCon 2010

Instructions

Please review the prospectus and then complete the online form. If you have any questions, please contact us as exhibitors10@eclipse.org. Please note that many options and best booth locations are available first-come-first-served, so ACT NOW!

Contents

Conference at a Glance

Ecosystem Appeal

EclipseCon is a broad conference - it spans the breadth and depth of the Eclipse ecosystem. The complete list of sessions and events is overwhelming at first glance. The conference is arranged over four days with hudreds of Talks, Tutorials, Panels and BOFs.

Dates

  • March 22, 23, 24, 25, EclipseCon Technical Sessions (Keynotes March 23/24)
  • March 23, 24, 25 Exhibit Area Open (Tentative and subject to change)
  • Setup March 22 beginning at 1:30pm, and March 23 from 7 to 10am
  • Breakdown March 25 after 1:30pm

Venue

Hyatt Santa Clara (adjacent to Santa Clara Convention Center)

Projected Participation & Demographics

EclipseCon 2009 had a thousand attendees even during the toughest economic travel conditions in a decade. We had approximately 1300 attendees in 2008 and 2007. We are being conservative with our 2010 planning but would not be surprised to have a similar sized crowd in 2010.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for inclusion in Gold Sponsor momentum press release: January 15th, 2010
  • Deadline for conference program ads: January 31st, 2010
  • Deadline for logo and company description for conference program: January 31st, 2010
  • All packages, benefits, selections and options are FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. So act quickly!

EclipseCon - A Conference "The Eclipse Way"

EclipseCon is organized to be open, transparent and egalitarian:

  • Conference produced by the Eclipse Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation supporting the Eclipse Ecosystem.
  • Independent Program Committee chaired by Oisin Hurley, Progress Software.
  • Exhibit Hall makes use of pre-configured sponsor locations, providing a level playing for sponsors.

Our EclipseCon 2009 Sponsors

EclipseCon 2009 Gold and Silver Sponsors

Other EclipseCon 2009 Sponsors

Sponsorship Packages at a Glance

See Sponsor Package Details Below

Bronze Sponsor Package

Eclipse Strategic, Enterprise and Solutions Members $4,500 (Others $5,500)

Bronze sponsors are generally looking for a high-value way to introduce themselves to the Eclipse Ecosystem.

  • 1 pre-configured table in exhibit area
    • One 15 amp outlet
    • Free Wireless Internet (subject to availability, reliability not guaranteed)
  • Listed as an exhibitor in conference program and conference web site
  • For your staff, One (1) Full Conference Pass (exchangable for two exhibits-only passes)
  • Need additional help? Coupon Code for 40% off one (1) additional full conference pass (same company only)

Silver Sponsor Package

Eclipse Strategic, Enterprise and Solutions Members $7,500 (Others $11,000)

Silver sponsors are looking to put an extra push in their marketing plan and work hard to associate with Eclipse users.

  • 1 pre-configured table in exhibit area - better selection of table locations
    • One 15 amp outlet
    • Free Wireless Internet (subject to availability, reliability not guaranteed)
  • NEW in 2010 - Two hours of presentation room to use as you wish:
    • Schedule long talks in conjunction with conference program
    • Schedule tutorial or hands-on demos
    • Schedule social activities or meetings
    • Other ideas? Let us know!
    • See end of prospectus for details.
  • Listed as Silver Sponsor in conference program and conference web site
  • Corporate Logo and company description in conference program and conference web site
  • For your staff, two (2) Full Conference Passes (each full conference passes may be exchanged for two exhibits-only passes)
  • Need additional help? Coupon Code for 40% off two (2) additional full conference passes (same company only)

Gold Sponsor Package

Eclipse Strategic, Enterprise and Solutions Members $14,500 (Others - $20,000)

Gold Sponsors are looking to make a big splash in the Eclipse community and work very conscientiously with their association with Eclipse. Have a product launch planned for 2010? Go GOLD at EclipseCon!

  • 1 pre-configured table in exhibit area - choose from best available table location
    • One 15 amp outlet
    • Free Wireless Internet (subject to availability, reliability not guaranteed)
  • NEW in 2010 - FULL DAY use of presentation room to use as you wish:
    • Schedule long talks in conjunction with conference program
    • Schedule tutorial or hands-on demos
    • Schedule social activities or meetings
    • Other ideas? Let us know!
    • See end of prospectus for details.
  • Listed as Gold Sponsor in conference program and conference web site
  • Corporate Logo and company description in conference program and conference web site
  • Corporate Logo on conference promotional material (TBD). In the past this has included trading card game, backpacks, t-shirts, etc.
  • Pre OR post show mailing (or e-mail) to attendees (additional fee applies for bonded mail service that sponsor arranges, approximately $500)
  • For your staff, four (4) Full Conference Passes (each full conference passes may be exchanged for two exhibits-only passes)
  • Need additional help? Coupon Code for 40% off four (4) additional full conference passes (same company only)
  • A bonus 5% discount on all employee registrations meaning 20% total discount (15% member discount + 5% gold sponsor discount = 20%).
  • A branded program whereby you can offer your customers and partners a 10% registration discount to attend EclipseCon
  • Priority access to first-come-first-served Add-On Options (Until December 31, 2009)
  • Access to special Gold Sponsor Only Add-On Options

Add-On Options

The following addons are available to all sponsors on a first-come-first-served basis:

SponsorshipPrice
Inside front cover, back cover or inside back cover of conference program (color). Act fast, these sell out quickly! (Note - for 2010 the program may be either "Pocket" or "Magazine" size) $2,000
Full page ad in conference program (B&W). (Note - for 2010 the program may be either "Pocket" or "Magazine" size) $1,000
Exhibitors Game - The old 'Passport Game' will be updated for EclipseCon 2010 to drive even more traffic and awareness to sponsors! Participants will visit participating sponsors for tokens that will become part of a larger Social Networking game with cool prizes at the conference. Sponsors will receive branded tokens to hand out and be listed in the game description. $500 (limit: 12 sponsors)
Exclusive Lunch Sponsorship. Includes signage, designation in program and "Logo Tent Card" on each lunch table. $2,500 (4 available, one each day)
Exhibitors Reception or Poster Reception Sponsor. Includes identification of sponsorship in conference program and signage during reception. $5,000
Members & Committers Reception (Monday night). Private reception for Eclipse open source committers and representatives from Eclipse Member companies. $2,500
Pre or post show mailing (mail or e-mail) to opt-in conference attendees. $2,000
EclipseCon Exercise Event. Quickly becoming an annual tradition, our committers have organized a morning fitness activity to kick start each morning of the conference. Sponsorship includes designation in the program/website as Sponsor. $1,000 + Logoware for participants (T-shirts, hats, etc) approx 50 units.

The following Add-Ons are avaialble to Gold Sponsors only, through January 1, 2010. After that, any conference sponsor may reserve!

SponsorshipPrice
Lanyard Sponsorship. Designation in conference program as lanyard sponsor and your organization logo/mark in single color on blue, black or white lanyard. $5,000 (1 available)
"Twitter Vision" Sponsor. Designation in conference program as Twitter Vision sponsor, your logo and company promoted on Twitter Vision feed to be displayed in prominent location and tweets from Foundation staff during conference acknowledging sponsorship. $5,000 (1 available)
Exclusive USB Key Sponsor. Logo on one side of USB Key, EclipseCon logo on the other and designation in program as USB Key sponsor Cost of USB Production + distribution, (contact for details) (1 available)
Speaker Feedback Sponsor. EclipseCon attendees will be given an option to quickly provide feedback after every session they attend on a feedback card. Your logo and short text prominently displayed on the Speaker Feedback forms - and right to use any collected email addresses. Session Feedback via web will be supported with live web results available at sponsor's booth. $3,000 for Sponsorship of voting cards. $3,000 for Sponsorship of web and exclusive hosting of live results in your booth. $5,000 for both. Sponsor(s) must also provide promotional consideration (prizes).
Opening Night Awards Ceremony. $2,500 (1 Available)
Hardware Sponsorship. Negotiable benefits depending on size and type of hardware donation. Contact us for details (1 Available)

Sponsor Passes Policy

We realize that every sponsor has different objectives and plans for EclipseCon and we strive to be as accomodating as possible. There are two kinds of passes available to sponsors:

  • Full Conference Passes allow individuals to attend all sessions, keynotes, meals, receptions and activities.
  • Exbhits-Only passes allow individuals to be present in the exhibit hall, sponsored presentations, and the receptions only.
To maximize value to all attendees and exhibit staff, we encourage sponsors to give full conference passes to everyone. This allows staff to attend keynotes, have all meals and get into sessions relevant to their areas of expertise. Bronze, Silver, and Gold sponsors get 1, 2, and 4 free passes (respectively) included. Moreover, sponsors have the ability to purchase additional full conference passes at 40% off. However, we do realize that some sponsors will prefer to send additional staff just to the exhibits area. Sponsors may purchase Exhibits-Only passes for these staff for a nominal fee of $150, or can exchange any of their allotment of full conference passes for two Exhibits-Only passes.

Conference Presentation Room Details

Schedule the use of your room through the day however you wish, and details will be included in official conference schedule (deadline for inclusion in Printed Program is January 31, 2010). Some examples:

  • Schedule long talks in synch with regular conference program
  • Schedule 2-hour hands-on tutorials
  • Schedule demos of your products
  • Host a "meet the team" social reception with afternoon coffee service
  • Or, do all of the above!

Additional Considerations:

  • Room sizes vary from 528 to 936 square feet - available first come, first served
  • Room is set theater style; project/screen included
  • Gold Sponsors Only:
    • All catering (F&B) and any additional AV setup available for fee with hotel
    • Room may be reset during day for small fee with hotel
    • Room can be used for BOF/reception in evening
  • Max 4 rooms per day Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday - First Come, First Served!
  • All staff working in your presentation room must be registered with the conference. This means they must be using one of the multiple free passes that come with your package, have paid for their pass using one of the multiple 40% discount coupons, paid regular price for their pass, or have otherwise secured a pass as a speaker in the general program as chosen by the program committee.

To minimize overlap:

  • Max 4 Gold Sponsors per day Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday - First Come, First Served!
  • Max 1 Silver Sponsor per 2 hour time slot, per day