Become a Sponsor

Support the international community of data scientists and developers

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 2016 PyData conference series had over 3,500 attendees spread over nine conferences in six countries. In 2017, PyData will continue to expand!


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: Diversity in Scientific Computing, the John Hunter Technology 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 the past events page. If you would like additional information on sponsorship, please contact us at: [email protected]