MEF Event Sponsorships

The MEF offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities designed to provide visibility for your company to participate at MEF events around the world.

MEF17

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2017 Member Meetings

Q1 Members Meeting January 23-26 Los Angeles, USA
Q2 Members Meeting April 24-27 Frankfurt, Germany
Q3 Annual Members Meeting July 25-28 Location TBD

Meeting Host Sponsor – $15,000

  • Branding on MEF public website, Third Network Newsletter, MEF Wiki, mobile app and meeting promotional emails
  • Sponsor logo branding on-site throughout the meeting
  • Executive speaking slot during main plenary session
  • Sponsor branding during welcome reception (cocktail napkins & signage)
  • Meeting room for customer meetings
  • Access to registration list
  • Option for giveaways at registration
  • Table for product demo or collateral

Meeting Host Sponsor Combined w/ MEF17 Sponsorship

  • Receive a 5% discount when you combine a MEF17 Platinum, Gold or Silver sponsorship with a MEF Member Meeting Host sponsorship.

Member Meeting Lunch Sponsorship - $5,000

  • Branding on MEF public website, MEF Wiki & Meeting App
  • Sponsor signage during luncheon
  • Branded napkins w/ sponsor company logo
  • Sponsor company executive welcome speech during lunch
  • Tabletop display for product demo or collateral

 

MEF Seminars 2017: Dynamic Third Network Services for the Digital Economy and Hyper-connected World

Using a one-day format, MEF Seminars are regional micro-events that will bring leading subject matter experts to locations around the globe to educate participants on industry trends and developments. Emphasis is on the preparation that service providers should consider to leverage a solid CE 2.0 platform in support of new value-added innovations.

MEF Seminar Sponsorship Features:

  • One speaking, panelist, or moderator slot
  • Advance registration and final attendee lists
  • Display table for collateral or demo
  • Attendance at press briefings with the local press and MEF executives (when scheduled)
  • Seminar Marketing - a variety of activities for seminar promotion and sponsor recognition including:
    • MEF Seminars banner at MEF public web pages
    • Third Network News (10,000 subscribers) weekly newsletter
    • MEF Seminar emails and other correspondence to members
    • Social media weekly posts
    • On-site signage
    • Featured articles in local and regional media/publications
    • Sponsor-initiated marketing activities such as email campaigns
    • MEF Seminars banner for inclusion on sponsor web site and HTML emails

Pricing:

  • One Seminar: $6,000
  • Multi-Seminar: $15,000 for 3 events ($5,000 for each additional)

Note: Seminars are limited to five sponsors

Planned Cities:

CALA

Mexico City, Mexico – March 14
Bogota, Colombia – June 1
São Paulo, Brasil – Sep 13

EMEA

Johannesburg, South Africa – June 28

LSO Hackathon

MEF LSO Hackathons provide a unique opportunity for technology provider sponsors to strengthen awareness among their service provider customers of their company and product capabilities in the LSO-SDN-NFV arena, as well as enhancing their profile in the Open Source community. Similarly, service provider sponsors will enhance their profile in the Open Source community for their work on transitioning the industry, as well as raising awareness within all parts of their organization of the company's dedication to this once in a generation transformation of their product offerings to agile, assured and orchestrated services.


Euro17 LSO Hackathon - Q2 Members Meeting - April 24-27 - Frankfurt, Germany

Sponsors will receive:

  • Preferred LSO Hackathon Project leadership status to influence development and contribution priorities
  • Highlighted presence on the MEF web site, LSO Hackathon Wiki, Third Network News and MEF social media channels
  • Inclusion in extensive MEF press relations work, including press releases, press articles and blogs, as well as ongoing analyst relations activities
  • Sponsor recognition on all on-site signage at the Hackathon
  • A special mention and thank you for being a sponsor at the Meeting Plenary Opening session, CTO Office Report and LSO Hackathon kick-off
  • An opportunity to give a 1-minute talk at the LSO Hackathon stating how your company's mission aligns with MEF’s LSO strategy. Note: This cannot be a product pitch.

The cost for the sponsorship is $6,000.

MEF17 LSO Hackathon - date & location to be announced

Sponsors will receive:

  • 2 MEF17 conference passes
  • Company logo listed as a sponsor on the MEF17:
    • LSO Hackathon web page, wiki page
    • LSO Hackathon registration page
    • Web site and in all marketing materials
  • Sponsor recognition on all on-site signage at the Hackathon
  • A special mention and thank you for being a sponsor at the LSO Hackathon kick-off
  • An opportunity to give a 1-minute talk at the LSO Hackathon stating how your company's mission aligns with MEF’s LSO strategy. Note: This cannot be a product pitch.
  • A table-top display area in the LSO Hackathon room to display your marketing materials.

The cost for the sponsorship is $6,000.

For sponsorship questions and inquiries, contact Lori Vachon: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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