Oct 16 - 17 | San Francisco, CA

GitHub Universe

GitHub Universe is a two-day community and product conference dedicated to the people who push technology forward.

GitHub Universe

What is GitHub Universe?

Universe brings together thousands of attendees from all areas of the software community come together to explore the future of development and the tools that can help us get there.

The full program gives attendees two days of discovery with executive keynotes, speakers from prominent software companies, workshops, an after party, and lots of opportunities to network in between.

GitHub Universe 2018 space
GitHub Universe Explore
Virtual Reality fun at Universe

Demographic breakdown

Our events attract a wide range of people who share a passion for building better software.

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Engineer/ Product

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Technical Lead

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Technical Executive

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Business Executive

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Enterprise

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Small/Medium Business

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Startup/ Independent

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Whatever your sponsorship goals, we’ve got an opportunity that will help you get there. Choose a level and watch your brand shine at the next GitHub Universe.

Lead

Achieve the highest level of brand awareness with opportunities for thought leadership on stage and online.

Starting at $50,000

Summary

Lead sponsorships are for companies that want to deliver their own message in the places it matters most. With stage time and prominent branding, these opportunities are the perfect way to show attendees what your brand is all about.

Sponsors at the Lead level have the opportunity to collect attendee emails prior to the event, based on opt-in responses to the final pre-conference email.

  • 5 conference passes and 5 additional badges at 50% discount
  • Logo on signage and interstitial slides
  • Logo and link on event website
  • Logo in communications to attendees
  • Private demo area
  • Attendee emails of those who opt-in to be contacted
  • One complimentary 15 min live stream demo slot
  • Option to add-on a-la-carte deliverables
Workshop
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Showcase your product while strengthening the skills of GitHub developers by hosting a custom workshop for GitHub Universe attendees. With live streaming plus post-event content promotion, your sponsored workshop gives you the highest level of exposure at Universe.

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Engage

Maximize attendee interaction with a prominent on-site presence and a private demo station.

Starting at $30,000

Summary

Engage sponsorships are for companies that seek a high level of personal interaction with developers and technical leadership onsite. Featuring private demo stations and welcoming layouts, these opportunities are the perfect way to connect with attendees in a meaningful way.

Sponsors at the Engage level have the opportunity to collect attendee emails prior to the event, based on opt-in responses to the final pre-conference email.

  • 5 conference passes and 5 additional badges at 50% discount
  • Logo on signage and interstitial slides
  • Logo and link on event website
  • Logo in communications to attendees
  • Private demo area
  • Attendee emails of those who opt-in to be contacted
  • One complimentary 15 min live stream demo slot
  • Option to add-on a-la-carte deliverables
Lounge
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Level up your presence on the event floor with a welcoming lounge and personal demo station. With chargers, comfortable furniture, and plenty of branding opportunities—these spaces are a the best way to connect with attendees all day.

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Afterparty
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Show attendees what your brand is all about at the Universe After Party. An After Party presence gives you experiential branding opportunities and a dedicated VIP area to start conversations in a more casual setting.

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Delight

Increase brand awareness with memorable interactive experiences.

Starting at $20,000

Summary

Delight sponsorships offer a balance of brand awareness and attendee engagement. We work closely with you to bring your brand values to life through memorable art installations and experiences, in a central location in the venue. Delight sponsorships have the highest opportunity for social media traction and brand recognition.

  • 5 conference passes and 5 additional badges at 50% discount
  • Logo on signage and interstitial slides
  • Logo and link on event website
  • Logo in communications to attendees
  • One complimentary 15 min live stream demo slot
  • Option to add-on a-la-carte deliverables
Interactive Hangout
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With this part mini-lounge, part art installation, interactive hangouts give you the best of both worlds. Hangout spaces are approachable and designed to make your branding shine in a more relaxed, communal environment, and custom branding is elevated in a memorable way.

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Art Installation
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Art installations are a unique way to bring your brand to life. From dynamic murals to 30-foot balloon sculptures, we’ve helped teams create all kinds of memorable experiences that inspire conversation about your brand.

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Game Park
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From giant jenga to bocce ball, games provide a much needed mental break for attendees during a long day of conference activities. Sponsor one of the games in the outdoor game park and make brand awareness fun while connecting with attendees throughout the day.

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Sustain

Put your brand in the hands of attendees with customized conference essentials.

Starting at $20,000

Summary

Sustain sponsorships provide attendees with those thoughtful extras that ensure they have a great time. From snacks to giveaways, this is your chance to hydrate, energize, and inspire them. Sustain sponsorships are the best way to put your brand directly into the hands of attendees. Please note these sponsorships do not include a dedicated space for your team to congregate or demo, but those are available as add-on items.

  • 3 conference passes and 3 additional badges at 40% discount
  • Logo on signage and interstitial slides
  • Logo and link on event website
  • Logo in communications to attendees
  • Option to add-on a-la-carte deliverables
Wellness Room
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Promote health and relaxation by sponsoring a wellness room: a quiet space where attendees can go to recharge throughout the day.

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Notebooks
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Put your brand into the hands of every attendee with a co-branded Universe notebook. Customize 3 inside pages with content of your choice.

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Specialty F&B
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Attendees can't resist a treat, especially during a busy conference day. Ice cream, boba, and fresh-pressed juice are just a few ways you can delight attendees—and branded packaging and prominent signage keep your brand top-of-mind throughout the day.

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Wifi
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Be the exclusive sponsor of the wifi network that allows attendees to stay connected. Sponsorship includes a slide featuring your logo on all stages and a custom login password of your choice.

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Coffee
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Help attendees stay energized with a Ritual Coffee Cart sponsorship featuring gourmet coffee drinks served in cups with your branding.

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PM Snack
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Get your brand out there with an energy-boosting afternoon snack. From mustard-dipped pretzels to cream puffs, we create branded packaging for your treats of choice and distribute them to hungry attendees when they need them most.

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Hydration Station
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Keep attendees hydrated and happy with branded beverage stations around the conference. Consider boosting awareness with a branded water bottle in attendees tote bags, available as an add-on.

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Pedicab
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Sponsor a fleet of eco-friendlly pedicabs to assist attendees in getting around town. Your brand will have dedicated signage on each pedicab and a place on our event website.

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Storage Lockers
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Give attendees peace of mind by providing a secure place to lock up important belongings at Universe with your branding.

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Join

Boost brand awareness with a smaller presence.

Starting at $20,000

Summary

This opportunity is perfect for cost-conscious companies who are eager to get their brand in front of attendees, or who would like a taste of a GitHub event experience before committing to a larger package. Please note these sponsorships do not include an on-site space for your team to congregate or demo.

  • 2 conference passes and 2 additional badges at 25% discount
  • Logo on signage and interstitial slides
  • Logo and link on event website
  • Logo in communications to attendees
Community
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If you’re interested in having a presence at Universe but aren't ready to commit to a larger package, this is a great way to put your logo in front of almost two thousand software community attendees.

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Add-On Deliverables

Power up your presence at Universe with these add-ons, available to sponsors at the Sustain, Engage, Delight and Lead levels.

Starting at $1,500

Bag Swag
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Put your logo into attendee hands with a custom swag item in everyone's tote bags. Choose from a selection of options and leave the rest to us.

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Demo Livestream (15 min)
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With over 250,000 views on the Universe live stream in 2017, a demo live stream is a great way to reach thousands of developers beyond Universe attendees. Don't miss your chance to show off your product and widen your reach.

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Vending Machines
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Load up our vending machines with prizes, raffle tickets, vouchers, and more to increase brand awareness and make attendees smile.

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Charging Cube
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Expand your presence at Universe by helping attendees charge up and stay connected. Sponsorship includes your logo on 2 charging cubes placed in high traffic areas.

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Private Meeting Pods
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With all-day speakers and limited space, meetings can be difficult to plan when you're at a conference. Reserve a private meeting pod to guarantee a private space for important conversations at Universe.

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Speaker Gift Bags
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Get in front of some of the most influential people in software with a branded item in our speaker gift bags.

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Breakfast mixer
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Help attendees kick off the day right by hosting breakfast one morning of the conference. Branded packaging, signage, and an outdoor demo area will keep your brand top-of-mind well after breakfast is over.

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Benefits

Lead

The most 1:1 time with attendees

Engage

Maximize attendee interaction

Delight

Memorable interactive experiences

Sustain

Your brand in everyone’s hands

Join

Boost brand awareness with a smaller presence

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Additional badges @ discount 50% 50% 50% 40% 25%
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