Become a Sponsor

PyData is a three-day event where data science professionals, in both academia and enterprise, come together to discuss the challenges and management of data using Python. The community-led conferences are dedicated to providing a place for Python enthusiasts to share ideas and learn from each other, especially with respect to topics of data analytics, processing and visualization.

The 2015 PyData conference series had over 3,500 attendees spread over six conferences in four countries. In 2016, PyData will continue to expand with eleven conferences in six countries!

Benefits of Sponsoring PyData

PyData Sponsorship has many benefits including positioning your company at the forefront of the open-source Python data community. Your sponsorship supports the language and its tools through the knowledge sharing and educational opportunities found at PyData events.

  • Recruiting - PyData’s attendees include data scientists, developers, software engineers, data analysts, researchers, product architects, postdocs and graduate students. PyData is the place to find top data professionals.
  • Marketing - PyData is a great place to demo your products and services. Your exhibition space or sponsor talk provides an excellent platform to educate industry experts on your latest tools and to receive valuable feedback.
  • Community and Diversity - Your support enables diversity outreach as well as financial assistance and scholarships to many who would otherwise be unable to attend.

PyData is organized by, and all proceeds benefit, NumFOCUS, a 501(c)(3) public charity. Proceeds are used for the continued development of open-source tools used by data scientists. Programs of NumFOCUS include: Women in Technology Initiatives, the John Hunter Technical Fellowship, conference scholarships, research and development of open-source projects, grants, project fiscal sponsorship and promotional support.

Our past conference websites can be found by visiting http://pydata.org/. If you would like additional information on sponsorship, please contact us at: admin@pydata.org.

Sponsorship Levels

Diamond $15000
  • Limit: 2
  • Logo and description on conference website
  • Logo on conference schedules (flyers & posters)
  • Logo on t-shirt
  • Sponsor banner
  • Banner placement during plenary sessions
  • Bumper attached to conference videos
  • Prominent logo placement on website homepage
  • Large booth in high-traffic area
  • Sponsor Talk (subject to final approval)
  • Sponsor Tweet
  • On-Stage acknowledgement during opening and closing plenary sessions
  • 10 Conference passes
  • 5 Diversity Scholarships
Platinum $8000
  • Limit: 5
  • Logo and description on conference website
  • Logo on conference schedules (flyers & posters)
  • Logo on t-shirt
  • Sponsor banner
  • Large booth in high-traffic area
  • Sponsor Tweet
  • On-Stage acknowledgement during opening and closing plenary sessions
  • 6 Conference passes
  • 3 Diversity Scholarships
Gold $5000
  • Limit: 10
  • Logo and description on conference website
  • Logo on conference schedules (flyers & posters)
  • Logo on t-shirt
  • Large booth in high-traffic area
  • Sponsor Tweet
  • 4 Conference passes
  • 2 Diversity Scholarships
Silver $3000
  • Limit: 15
  • Logo and description on conference website
  • Small booth in high-traffic area
  • Sponsor Tweet
  • 3 Conference passes
Supporting $1500
  • Logo and description on conference website
  • Sponsor Tweet
  • 1 Conference pass
Community $1 Open to nonprofit organizations or groups who support the Python data community.
Video Sponsor $10,000 Cost of providing video recording and reinforcement in the meeting hall. Puts your logo on the opening slides and video recordings.(Limit: 1)
Sprint Sponsor $5000 Signage and company presence at sprints (Limit: 1)
Evening Social Event Sponsor $3000-$5000 Host the evening social event (Limit: 2)
T-shirt Sponsor $5000 Logo on t-shirt (Limit: 1)
Bag Sponsor $2500 Logo on giveaway bag (Limit: 1)
Badge Sponsor $1500 Logo on attendee badges (Limit: 1)
Lanyard Sponsor $1500 Logo and text on lanyards (Limit: 1)

To apply for sponsorship, please let us know your company’s name and contact, and the level in which you would like to sponsor. Also, include a short description of your company or organization and a logo to be used on the website and on our banner and conference signage.

Send the above information to: admin@pydata.org. If you need additional sponsorship information you may contact us by email or phone at: 512-222-5440.