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San Jose, Calif., June 22-25, 1999

Sponsorship Opportunities and Exhibit

Sponsorship Brochure (PDF)

Sponsor Levels and Benefits

Benefits are commensurate with level of sponsorship, which is determined by total contributions.

PRIMARY SPONSORS (US $300,000 and above)
  • One (1) 20x25 foot Exhibition Island, which includes basic furniture, carpeting, RJ45 10mb ethernet connection, and lighting
  • Twenty (20) complimentary INET'99 conference registrations
  • 10,000 complimentary INET'99 Exhibition Hall Passes for VIP customers
  • Organization name and logo printed in the INET'99 Program Guide
  • Organization name and URL placed on the INET'99 Web-site
  • Custom banner with corporate name on conference premises
  • Recognition from the podium by ISOC President/CEO
  • Custom signage at entrance to Exhibition Hall
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference
  • Sponsor of the Official INET'99 Conference Pin
PATRON SPONSORS (US $200,000 to $299,999)
  • One (1) 20x20 foot Exhibition Island, which includes basic furniture, carpeting, RJ45 10mb ethernet connection, and lighting
  • Fifteen (15) complimentary INET'99 conference registrations
  • 5,000 complimentary INET'99 Exhibition Hall Passes for VIP customers
  • Organization name and logo printed in the INET'99 Program Guide
  • Organization name and URL placed on the INET'99 Web-site
  • Recognition from the podium by ISOC President/CEO
  • Custom signage at entrance to Exhibition Hall
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference
PRINCIPAL SPONSORS (US $100,000 to $199,999)
  • One (1) 10x30 foot Exhibition Booth, which includes basic furniture, carpeting, RJ45 10mb ethernet connection, and lighting
  • Ten (10) complimentary INET'99 conference registrations
  • 2,500 complimentary INET'99 Exhibition Hall Passes for VIP customers
  • Organization name and logo printed in the INET'99 Program Guide
  • Organization name and URL placed on the INET'99 Web-site
  • Recognition from the podium by ISOC President/CEO
  • Custom signage at entrance to Exhibition Hall
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference
SUSTAINING SPONSORS (US $35,000 to $99,999)
  • One (1) 10x20 foot Exhibition Booth, which includes basic furniture, carpeting, RJ45 10mb ethernet connection, and lighting
  • Five (5) complimentary INET'99 conference registrations
  • 1,000 complimentary INET'99 Exhibition Hall Passes for VIP customers
  • Organization name printed in the INET'99 Program Guide
  • Organization name and URL placed on the INET'99 Web-site
  • Custom signage at entrance to Exhibition Hall
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference
CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS (US $10,000 to $34,999)
  • One (1) 10x10 foot Exhibition Booth, which includes basic furniture, carpeting, RJ45 10mb ethernet connection, and lighting
  • One (1) complimentary INET'99 conference registration
  • 500 complimentary INET'99 Exhibition Hall Passes for VIP customers
  • Organization name printed in the INET'99 Program Guide
  • Organization name and URL placed on the INET'99 Web-site
  • Custom signage at entrance to Exhibition Hall
  • Invitation to VIP Sponsorship Reception
  • Exclusive scheduled press conference

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Sponsor Opportunities

As an INET sponsor, you add to your organization's visibility and prestige in the Internet market and among its leaders. Booth space is assigned commensurate with sponsorship level. INET'99 sponsors will be acknowledged in all publications printed after a commitment to sponsor is made.

CUSTOM BADGE LANYARDS - NEW!

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $15,000

Sponsored by
Exodus Communications
http://www.exodus.net

Sure to leave a lasting impression, lanyards hold the attendee's conference badges. Your organization name will be 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.

CUSTOM PENS

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $10,000

Sponsored by :
Tachyon, Inc.
http://www.tachyon.net

INET'99 POCKET SCHEDULE - NEW!

McEnery Convention Center
23-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $15,000

Sponsored by:
America Online
http://www.aol.com

New to INET'99, the Pocket Schedule will contain a condensed version of the INET'99 conference program, allowing you to quickly scan the day's events and sessions to plan out your personal schedule. The Pocket Guide will have the sponsor's organization name and URL on the back cover.

INET'99 CYBER CAFE - NEW!

McEnery Convention Center
23-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $35,000

Take advantage of the exhibition hall traffic and those using the Internet Access Room to promote your organization in the INET'99 Cyber Cafe. Decorated with French cafe tables and coffee cart in a 300-square foot area of the Internet Access Room, the sponsor will receive custom signage, custom cups and custom napkins.

INTERNET ACCESS ROOM

McEnery Convention Center
22-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $75,000

Co-Sponsored by:

San Jose State University
http://www.sjsu.edu

and

Telemonde, Inc.
http://www.telemonde.net

The most popular room during INET conferences, the Internet Access Room is open 14 hours each day, Tuesday through Friday, to conference attendees. The Internet Access Room will have direct, high-bandwidth connections to the Internet, with over 100 computers and docking stations. As sponsor, your organization will receive custom signage in the Access Room and your organizational logo displayed on the screen savers.

PRESS/MEDIA FACILITIES

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $35,000

Two of the busiest areas of the INET'99 Conference are the Media/Press Facilities and Press Conference Room. As sponsor, your organization will receive custom signage in the Press Facilities, which will include a copy machine, fax machines, computers with Internet access, and refreshments. The sponsor may distribute logo'd items during open Press Facility hours and display their organizational logo on the computer screen savers.

VIP/PRESS LUNCHEON

McEnery Convention Center
22 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $35,000

As sponsor of the INET VIP/Press Luncheon, your organization will have the opportunity to address
over 200 press officials (anticipated) and the ISOC Board of Trustees during the Tuesday, 22 June Press Luncheon. Custom signage will be provided. During the luncheon, the sponsor may distribute logo'd items, such as napkins or cups.

OPENING RECEPTION

McEnery Convention Center
22 June 1999, Tuesday
Sponsorship: US $100,000

Sponsored by:
MCI WorldCom / UUNET
http://www.wcom.com

Establish your organization's presence at the INET'99 kick-off event - the attendee's first impression of the conference. Assorted hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Custom signage will be provided. During the reception, the sponsor may distribute logo'd items, such as napkins or cups.

GALA EVENING

San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation
23 June 1999, Wednesday
Sponsorship: US $200,000

This unique and festive evening is the social highlight of INET'99. The science and technology museum focuses on advanced technologies that are changing our lives - a place for high tech learning and exploration. A tempting array of hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Many conference attendees substitute the Gala Evening as their evening meal. The sponsor may make a 3-5 minute speech to delegates at the opening of the Gala Evening and distribute logo'd items, such as napkins or cups.

THURSDAY LUNCH

McEnery Convention Center
24 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $35,000

Increase your organization's recognition by having a strong presence at an INET'99 plated luncheon. As sponsor, your organization will receive custom signage at the lunch entrance and during the lunch may distribute logo'd items, such as napkins or cups.

WEDNESDAY REFRESHMENT BREAKS

McEnery Convention Center
23 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $15,000

Sponsored by:
E*TRADE
http://www.etrade.com

Take advantage of the time before and after the morning Plenary Session and during the afternoon session break to promote your organization. The sponsor will receive custom signage and during breaks may distribute logo'd items, such as napkins or cups. Covers two refreshment breaks.

THURSDAY REFRESHMENT BREAKS

McEnery Convention Center
24 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $15,000

Take advantage of the time before and after the morning Plenary Session and during the afternoon session break to promote your organization. The sponsor will receive custom signage and during breaks may distribute logo'd items, such as napkins or cups. Covers two refreshment breaks.

FRIDAY REFRESHMENT BREAKS

Sponsored by :
InterPacket Group, Inc.
http://www.interpacket.net

McEnery Convention Center
25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $10,000

Take advantage of the time before and after the morning concurrent sessions to promote your organization. The sponsor will receive custom signage and during breaks may distribute logo'd items, such as napkins or cups. Covers one refreshment break.

ON-SITE PROGRAM GUIDE

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $25,000

Sponsored by:
IBM
http://www.ibm.com/solutions/isp

Referred to again and again throughout the conference, the Program Guide is the indispensable on-site guide to INET'99. The guide contains information on every session, its speakers, and social events. The sponsor will receive a full-page advertisement on the inside cover of the Guide.

TOTE BAGS

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $70,000

Sponsored by:
MCI WorldCom / UUNET>
http://www.wcom.com

As a sponsor of the tote bags, your organization will work with the Internet Society to design a custom INET'99 tote bag. Every conference attendee will receive the tote bag, complete with your organization's name and logo and filled with all conference-related materials.

CONFERENCE NOTEPAD

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $10,000

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'99 writing notepad. Notepads are distributed to all conference attendees.

DIRECTORY OF ATTENDEES

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $15,000

Sponsored by:
AboveNet Communications
http://www.above.net

The official INET'99 Attendee Directory contains information on each pre-registered attendee. The Directory will include an organizational profile of the sponsor as well as a full-page advertisement on the Directory's inside cover.

CD-ROM PROCEEDINGS

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $25,000

Sponsored by:
Federal Express
http://www.fedex.com

The papers presented at the conference are an invaluable resource that conference attendees refer to again and again. The INET'99 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.

BOOK OF ABSTRACTS

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $30,000

Referred to throughout the conference, this 150-page INET'99 Book contains a synopsis of every conference break-out session and is distributed to each attendee on-site. The sponsor will receive a full-page inside cover advertisement.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATOR

McEnery Convention Center
22-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $20,000

The Kwikpoint international translator is a picture card of over 100 full-color travel icons designed to help an international traveler communicate. The card folds to credit card size to fit in your wallet and it's easy to use -- travelers just point to a picture indicating what they want to communicate. Icons include food, eating out, shelter, transportation, shopping, services, and customs. The card's uniqueness guarantees that your organization's logo will be remembered and held for years, thus maximizing your marketing value.

LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS CHAIR

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $50,000

Sponsored by:
3Com
http://www.3com.com

CONFERENCE T-SHIRT

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $50,000

Sponsored by:
Geneva: Where Worlds Meet
http://www.geneva-finance.ch

In sponsoring the conference t-shirt, your organization will work with the Internet Society to design a custom INET'99 t-shirt. Every conference attendee will receive the t-shirt, complete with your organization's name and logo.

OFFICIAL INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER OF INET'99

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: $50,000

Sponsored by:
Teleglobe
http://www.teleglobe.com

WEDNESDAY LUNCH

McEnery Convention Center
23 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $35,000

Sponsored by:
AGIS
http://www.agis.net

Increase your organization's recognition by having a strong presence at an INET'99 plated luncheon. As sponsor, your organization will receive custom signage at the lunch entrance and during the lunch may distribute logo'd items, such as napkins or cups.

OFFICIAL PHONE CARD PROVIDER OF INET'99

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: $10,000

LUGGAGE TAG

McEnery Convention Center
21-25 June 1999
Sponsorship: US $10,000

Sponsored by:
Federal Express
http://www.fedex.com

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:

Contact ISOC to discuss other opportunities to distribute items with your organization's logo.

Exhibition Hall
Exhibition Hall
Exhibition Hall Hours
Wednesday, 23 June 10:30 - 18:00
Thursday, 24 June 10:30 - 18:00
Friday, 25 June 08:30 - 13:00

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Contract Application

To become a sponsor of INET'99, fill out one of the contracts listed below.

For questions contact the Internet Society Secretariat at inet99-sponsors@isoc.org or call +1 703.648.9888.

European, Middle Eastern and African organizations should use the EMEA Contract. Questions my be directed to ISOC's Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) office at inet99-sponsorsEMEA@isoc.org or call +4 22.929.5786.

Please contact inet99-sponsors@isoc.orgfor a faxed copy of contract.

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INET'99 Sponsors

The Internet Society recognizes, with grateful appreciation, the following organizations who have announced their commitment as an INET'99 sponsor.

Principal Sponsors (US $100,000 to $199,999)

3Com
http://www.3com.com

Cisco
http://www.cisco.com

Sustaining Sponsors
(US $35,000 to $99,999)

AGIS
http://www.agis.net

Berkeley Software Design, Inc. http://www.bsdi.com

Federal Express
http://www.fedex.com

Geneva: Where Worlds Meet http://www.geneva-finance.ch

IBM http://www.ibm.com/solutions/isp

MCI WorldCom / UUNET http://www.wcom.com

NATO
http://www.nato.int

O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
http://www.oreilly.com

Teleglobe
http://www.teleglobe.com

United Nations Development Programme
http://www.undp.org

Contributing Sponsors (US $10,000 to $34,999)

AboveNet Communications, Inc.
http://www.above.net

Advanced Network and Services, Inc.
http://www.advanced.org

AOL
http://www.aol.com

AT&T
http://www.att.com

Defense Information Systems Agency
http://www.disa.mil

E*TRADE
http://www.etrade.com

Edelman Worldwide
http://www.edelman.com

Exodus Communications, Inc.
http://www.exodus.net

FLAG Telecom
http://www.flagtelecom.com

France Telecom
http://www.francetelecom.fr

Internet Association of Japan http://www.iaj.or.jp/

Internet Software Consortium
http://www.isc.org

InterPacket Group, Inc.
http://www.interpacket.net

San Jose State University
http://www.sjsu.edu

Tachyon, Inc.
http://www.tachyon.net

Telemonde, Inc.
http://www.telemonde.net

United States Department of State http://www.state.gov

Wiley Computer Books
http://www.wiley.com/compbooks

WISeKey
http://www.eto.ch

With Assistance From

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
http://www.ictp.trieste.it

AcrossWorld Communications, Inc.
http://www.acrossworld.com

Dialogue Marketing

Ege University
http://www.ege.edu.tr

Epoch Internet
http://www.eni.net

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
http://www.etsi.org

Graphicon

Harvard University
http://www.harvard.edu

INCON
http://www.inconresearch.com

INRIA
http://www.inria.fr

International Federation of Butterfly Enthusiasts
http://www.ifbe.org

Internet Technology Consultants
http://www.stelvio.nl

iPass, Inc.
http://www.ipass.com

Microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com

Netskills, University of Newcastle, UK
http://www.netskills.ac.uk

Novell
http://www.novell.net

Software Engineering Institute
http://www.sei.cmu.edu

Songbird
http://www.songbird.com

Telstra Corporation
http://www.telstra.com.au

UNITE Solutions
http://www.unite.net

University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
http://www.cmb.ac.lk

Université Paris 7
http://www.jussieu.fr

UUNET (SA) (Pty) Ltd
http://www.uunet.co.za/

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Organizations Promoting INET'99
The Internet Society wishes to thank the following companies and organizations for displaying the INET'99 logo.

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Official INET'99 Publications

The San Jose Mercury News
http://www.SiliconValley.com
Official INET'99 U.S. Newspaper Publication

@brint.com: The BizTech Network
Official INET'99 Online Magazine)

Internet Week
Official INET'99 U.S. Internet Publication

Communications Week International
Official INET'99 International Internet Publication

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Past INET Sponsors

The Internet Society recognizes, with appreciation, the contributions of these past INET sponsors.

  • 3COM
  • ACCT
  • Advanced Network and Services
  • Advantis
  • Agence de la Francophonie
  • Alis Technologies
  • Anixter
  • Apple
  • Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme
  • Aupelf-Uref
  • Bay Networks
  • Bell Canada
  • Bellcore
  • Berkeley Software Design
  • British Telecom
  • Bunyip Information Systems
  • Canadian International Development Agency
  • Canadian Marconi
  • CANARIE
  • Cayman Systems
  • Centel Communications
  • Cisco Systems
  • COGECO
  • Compaq Computer Corporation
  • CRIM
  • CyberCash
  • Cylink
  • Dante
  • Defense Information Systems Agency
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • diAx
  • Digital Equipment Corporation
  • ECMA
  • Eicon Technologies
  • Ericsson Software
  • ERLI
  • EUnet International
  • Faigle
  • FLAG Telecom
  • Fonex Data Systems
  • France Telecom
  • FTP Software
  • General DataComm
  • Geneva Financial Center Foundation
  • Global Knowledge Network
  • Global One
  • Gouvernement de Quebec
  • Gouvernement du Canada
  • Gouvernement de la France
  • Gray Associates
  • GreenNet
  • GTE Hawaiian Telephone
  • IBM Corporation
  • Incom GmbH
  • Industry Canada
  • INNOVATECH Grand Montreal
  • International Development Research Centre
  • International Science Foundation
  • Internet Association of Japan
  • Interop
  • Interoute
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Livingston Enterprises
  • Louis Albert Associates
  • M3I
  • Machine Sapiens
  • Matsushita Graphic Communications Systems
  • Maui High Performance Computing Center
  • McGill University
  • MCI WorldCom
  • Microsoft
  • NATO
  • NetSat Express
  • Netscape
  • Newbridge Networks
  • Novell
  • NTT
  • NYSERNet
  • Oceanic Cable
  • Olelo
  • Open Society Institute
  • Oracle
  • O'Reilly & Associates
  • Pacific Telecommunications Council
  • Performance Systems International
  • PRC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • PSINet Europe
  • Publications Transcontinental
  • Quebec Telephone
  • Quebecor Multimedia
  • RARE
  • Red Hemisferica de Conocimientos para las Americas
  • Republique et Canton de Geneve
  • Reuters
  • SDL Communications
  • Silicon Graphics
  • Societe Radio Canada
  • SoftBank Expositions
  • Sprint
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Strategic Information Solutions
  • Sun Microsystems
  • SWITCH
  • Teleglobe
  • Toshiba
  • Tut Systems
  • U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency
  • U.S. State Department
  • Union Bancaire PrivŽe
  • United Nations Development Programme
  • University of Geneva
  • UUNET/PIPEX
  • Ville de Geneve
  • Ville de Montreal
  • Walnut Creek CD-ROM
  • World Bank
  • World Trade Centers Association

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Becoming An INET'99 Sponsor

To become a sponsor of INET'99, contact the Internet Society International Secretariat at inet99-sponsors@isoc.org or call + 1 703.648.9888. European, Middle Eastern and African organizations may contact ISOC's Geneva Office at inet99-sponsorsEMEA@isoc.org or call +4` 22.929.5786. All sponsorship events are sold on a first-come, first-served basic. All exhibition booth assignments are made on a first-paid, first-assigned basis.

Displaying the INET'99 Logo

You can help to promote INET'99 by putting the INET logo on your web site, or the web site of your company, or organisation with a link to the INET'99 web site.

Here is sample code that you can use (you will need to replace "icons" by the exact location where you put the logo):

<A HREF="http://www.isoc.org/inet99/">
<IMG SRC="inet99.jpg" ALT="INET'99"></A>

And here is the logo in gif form:

INET'99

Once you have added the logo, please let us know the url of the page to <webmaster@isoc.org> so that we can indicate that you have linked to the INET'99web site.

If you have any difficulties, don't hesitate to contact us at: <webmaster@isoc.org>.