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INET Conferences

The Internet Society's 12th Annual INET Conference: Internet Crossroads: Where Technology and Policy Intersect

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including the IPv6 Forum's IPv6 Technology Deployment Summit
18-21 June, 2002
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, VA

General Information: inet2002@isoc.org
Sponsorship information: sponsor-inet@isoc.org

Sponsor the Conference

To become a sponsor of INET 2002, contact the Internet Society at sponsor-inet@isoc.org.

Sponsor Levels and Benefits

Five levels of sponsorship are available to INET 2002 sponsors. Benefits are commensurate with level of sponsorship, which is determined by the total of in-kind and cash contributions.

Primary Sponsors (US $150,000 and above)

  • 15 complimentary INET 2002 conference registrations
  • Organization's banner placed at the head of the INET 2002 Home page designating Primary sponsorship
  • Organization name and logo printed in the INET 2002 Program Guide
  • Organization name and URL featured on the INET 2002 web site
  • Custom banner with corporate name on conference premises
  • Complimentary listing in the On-Site Sponsor Directory, including a sponsor profile
  • Recognition from the podium by ISOC´s President/CEO
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference during INET conference
  • Tabletop exhibition space in the Conference Demonstration Area
Patron Sponsors (US $100,000 and above)
  • 10 complimentary INET 2002 conference registrations
  • Organization's logo placed at the head of the INET 2002 Home page designating Patron sponsorship
  • Organization name and logo printed in the INET 2002 Program Guide
  • Organization name and URL featured on the INET 2002 Web site
  • Complimentary listing in the On-Site Sponsor Directory, including a sponsor profile
  • Recognition from the podium by ISOC´s President/CEO
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference during INET conference
  • Tabletop exhibition space in the Conference Demonstration Area
Principal Sponsors (US $50,000 and above)
  • 5 complimentary INET 2002 conference registrations
  • Organization's logo placed at the head of the INET 2002 Home page designating Principal sponsorship
  • Organization name and logo printed in the INET 2002 Program Guide
  • Organization name and URL featured on the INET 2002 Web site
  • Complimentary listing in the On-Site Sponsor Directory, including a sponsor profile
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference during INET conference
  • Tabletop exhibition space in the Conference Demonstration Area
Sustaining Sponsors (US $25,000 and above)
  • 2 complimentary INET 2002 conference registrations
  • Organization name printed in the INET 2002 Program Guide (no logo)
  • Organization name and URL featured on the INET 2002 Web site
  • Organization's logo placed at the head of the INET 2002 Home page designating Sustaining sponsorship
  • Complimentary listing in the On-Site Sponsor Directory, including a sponsor profile
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference during INET conference
  • Tabletop exhibition space in the Conference Demonstration Area
Contributing Sponsors (US $10,000 and above)
  • 1 complimentary INET 2002 conference registration
  • Organization name printed in the INET 2002 Program Guide (no logo)
  • Organization name and URL placed on the INET 2002 Web site
  • Complimentary listing in the On-Site Sponsor Directory
  • Tabletop exhibition space in the Conference Demonstration Area
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
Individual Sponsors ($2,000)
INET 2002 Sponsor Opportunities

Add to your organization's visibility and prestige in the Internet market and among its leaders by becoming an INET sponsor. INET 2002 sponsors are acknowledged in all publications printed after a commitment to sponsor is made. If you don 't see an opportunity below that interests you, contact the Internet Society. We will customize a sponsorship opportunity specifically for your organization.

IPV6 TRACK SPONSORSHIP

3 days: Sponsorship: US $100,000
1 day: Sponsorship: US $35,000

During INET 2002 an entire track ( seven 90 minute sessions) will be devoted to the subject of the latest version of Internet Protocol. Sponsors to the three-day event will have the opportunity to present a short speech and will also receive custom signage in the session rooms. Sponsors to the one day event will receive custom signage only. All other benefits of INET sponsorship apply.

OPENING RECEPTION

Sponsorship: US $75,000

Establish your organization's presence at the INET 2002 kick-off event - the attendee's first impression of the conference. Assorted hors d'oeuvres and refreshments are served. Custom signage is provided. During the reception, the sponsor may distribute their own logo'd items.

CONNECTIVITY VILLAGE - REGISTRATION AREA

Sponsorship: US $50,000

Take advantage of the registration area traffic and those using the Connectivity Village to promote your organization. Connectivity Village has computers plus hubs with high bandwidth connection to the Internet. Connectivity Village has computers for access to the Internet. Some equipment to be supplied by sponsor.

VIP / PRESS LUNCHEON

Sponsorship $30,000

As sponsor of the INET VIP /Press Luncheon, your organization has the opportunity to provide a short address to over 200 press officials (anticipated) and the ISOC Board of Trustees during the Press Luncheon. During the luncheon, the sponsor may distribute their own logo'd items. Custom signage is also provided

VIP SPONSOR RECEPTION

Sponsorship $30,000

As sponsor of the INET VIP Sponsor Reception, your organization has the opportunity to provide a short address to INET sponsors, ISOC Advisory Council representatives, local VIPs and the ISOC Board of Trustees during the Reception, where the sponsor may distribute their own logo'd items. Custom signage is also provided.

TOTE BAGS

Sponsorship: US $60,000

As a sponsor of the tote bags, your organization will work with the Internet Society to design a custom INET 2002 tote bag. Every conference attendee receives the tote bag, complete with your organization's name and logo, and filled with all conference-related materials.

Production and delivery of item included in Sponsorship.

CUSTOM INTERNATIONAL TELEPHONE CARD

Sponsorship: US $25,000

People from over 100 countries attend INET 2002. Your organization's name and logo are printed on the surface of the cards.

Production and delivery of item included in Sponsorship.

CUSTOM T-SHIRT

Sponsorship: US $50,000

In sponsoring the conference T-shirt, your organization will work with the Internet Society to design a custom INET 2002 T-shirt. Every conference attendee will receive the T-shirt, complete with your organization's name and logo.

Production and delivery of item included in Sponsorship.

INET PRESS/MEDIA HEADQUARTERS

Sponsorship: US $50,000

One of the busiest areas of the INET 2002 Conference is the Press/Media Headquarters, which includes the press conference room and press work stations. As sponsor, your organization receives custom signage. The work facilities are equipped with a copier, fax machines, computers with Internet access, and refreshments. The sponsor may also display their organizational logo on the computer screen savers.

CD-ROM PROCEEDINGS

Sponsorship: US $50,000

Sponsored by:
IBM

The papers presented at the conference are an invaluable resource that conference attendees refer to again and again. The INET 2002 CD-ROM, distributed to each conference attendee, contains the text of every presentation. With your company logo on the CD-ROM cover and with your organizational Web-link inside the CD-ROM, you gain visibility not only at the conference, but for many months to come.

CD CASE
Sponsorship: US $30,000

Sponsor this practical item which is appreciated by desk bound and road warriors alike. A practical way of safely carrying with you important CD's without unnecessary bulk.

FINAL PROGRAM

Sponsorship: US $30,000

Sponsor the final program distributed to all conference participants and receive a full page advertisement in this document, which is provided to every delegate.

WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY REFRESHMENT BREAKS
Sponsorship: US $25,000

Take advantage of the time after the morning Plenary Session and during the afternoon session break to promote your organization. As sponsor, you receive custom signage and may distribute your own logo'd items.

CUSTOM LUGGAGE TAG

Sponsorship: US $15,000

Have INET attendees carry your logo around the world on their INET 2002 luggage tags.

Production and delivery of item included in Sponsorship.

CUSTOM BADGE LANYARDS

Sponsorship: US $20,000

Sure to leave a lasting impression, neck cords hold the attendee's conference badges. Your organizationīs name is custom printed on the woven cotton cords in your choice of any of 16 cord colors. Receive constant exposure for your organization as INET attendees wear their badges throughout the conference.

Production and delivery of item included in Sponsorship.

CUSTOM PEN

Sponsorship: US $15,000

Few advertising media have the long life and constant exposure of a pen. The INET custom pen, with your organization's name, is provided to each attendee on-site.

Production and delivery of item included in Sponsorship.

MOUSE PAD

Sponsorship: US $15,000

Have your organization's name and logo seen daily. A practical sponsor item that assures visibility to your firm.

Production and delivery of item included in Sponsorship.

CONFERENCE NOTEPAD

Sponsorship: US $15,000

Your organization's name and logo will be in front of attendees throughout the conference as they capture the ideas and thoughts of the speakers on their INET 2002 writing notepad. Notepads are distributed to all conference attendees.

Production and delivery of item included in Sponsorship.

INET COVERAGE

Program events are scheduled throughout the entire conference, providing sponsors with opportunities to interact with over 2,000 attendees from more than 100 countries. Over 100 international journalists annually cover INET. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain significant coverage worldwide.

RECOGNIZE MARKET POTENTIAL

A survey of INET attendees revealed purchasing responsibilities for their organization:

  • Recommend products/services 40%
  • Specify/determine need 36%
  • Authorize purchases 27%