Host & Sponsorship Opportunities

IETF Meeting Sponsorship

IETF Global Host
The IETF is seeking world-leading companies to commit to a 10-year, multi-event partnership at US$100,000 per year. Global Host partners are the top-level named Hosts for three IETF meetings within the 10 years. Each Global Host selects from among upcoming meetings, held three times each year in Asia, Europe and North America.

Current IETF Global Hosts include:

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IETF Meeting Host — US$375,000
IETF Meeting Hosts enjoy a premier level of visibility at IETF meetings. Host sponsorships are currently available for 2018.

Meeting Host benefits Include:

  • Platinum level organizational membership to the Internet Society: $100,000 value
  • Ten (10) complimentary meeting registrations: $7,000 value
  • Prime placement of company logo on the IETF meeting webpage, event promotional materials,
    and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the plenary session and in the meeting proceedings
  • Social media posts highlighting company as the meeting Host
  • Complimentary Bits-N-Bites exhibition space: $10,000 value
  • Recognition in the IETF Journal

Unique Host Opportunities Include:

  • Presenting a lunch Tech Talk during the meeting week
  • Providing official meeting t-shirts and lanyards with company logo
  • Displaying company banners in the meeting registration area
  • Hosting the meeting Social Event
  • Having the first option to sponsor the meeting Welcome Reception

Note: There is one Meeting Host per meeting, but co-hosting arrangements can be discussed.


IETF 100 Sponsorship Opportunities

A special package of sponsorship opportunities has been assembled to accompany the unique opportunity represented by the 100th meeting of the IETF to be held in Singapore on 12-17 November 2017.

Platinum Sponsor: US$100,000

A single IETF 100 Platinum Sponsors will receive:

  • Ten (10) complimentary meeting registrations: $7,000 value
  • Five (5) meeting day passes: $1875 value
  • Placement of company logo with recognition as a Platinum-level sponsor on the IETF meeting webpage, promotional materials, and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the plenary session and in the meeting proceedings
  • Social media acknowledgement recognizing company as a Platinum-level sponsor
  • Recognition in the IETF Journal

Gold Sponsor: US$50,000
Two opportunities are available.

Gold sponsors receive:

  • Five (5) complimentary meeting registrations: $3,500 value
  • Five (5) meeting day passes: $1875 value
  • Placement of company logo with recognition as a Gold-level sponsor on the IETF meeting webpage, promotional materials, and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the plenary and in the proceedings of the meeting
  • Social media acknowledgement recognizing you as a Gold-level sponsor
  • Recognition in the IETF Journal

Silver Sponsor: US$25,000
Four opportunities are available.

Silver sponsors receive:

  • Two (2) complimentary meeting registrations: $1,400 value
  • Placement of company logo with recognition as a Silver-level sponsor on the IETF meeting webpage, promotional materials, and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the plenary and in the proceedings of the meeting
  • Company logo displayed on event signage
  • Social media acknowledgement recognizing you as a silver level sponsor

Bronze Sponsor: US$10,000
Eight opportunities are available.

Bronze sponsors receive:

  • One (1) complimentary meeting registration: $700 value
  • Placement of company logo with recognition as a Bronze-level sponsor on the IETF meeting webpage, promotional materials, and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the meeting plenary

IETF 99 Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities
Platinum and Gold Sponsorship opportunities for IETF 99 in Prague will receive a high level of visibility throughout the meeting to help promote your companies attendance and enhance your on site networking.

IETF 99 see:  https://www.ietf.org/meeting/99/index.html

Platinum Sponsor: US$100,000
Two opportunities are available.

Platinum Sponsors will receive:

  • Ten (10) complimentary meeting registrations for IETF 99: $7,000 value
  • Five (5) meeting day passes for IETF 99: $1,875 value
  • Placement of company logo with recognition as a Platinum-level sponsor on the IETF meeting webpages, promotional materials, and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the plenary sessions and in the meeting proceedings
  • Social media acknowledgement recognizing company as a Platinum-level sponsor for IETF 99
  • Recognition in two editions of the IETF Journal

Gold Sponsor: US$50,000
Three opportunities still available. Current sponsor: Akamai

Gold sponsors receive:

  • Five (5) complimentary meeting registrations for IETF 99: $3,500 value
  • Five (5) meeting day passes for IETF 99: $1,875 value
  • Placement of company logo with recognition as a Gold-level sponsor on the IETF 99 meeting webpages, promotional materials, and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the plenary sessions and in the proceedings of the meetings
  • Social media acknowledgement recognizing you as a Gold-level sponsor
  • Recognition in two editions of the IETF Journal

Silver Sponsor: US$25,000
Four opportunities are available for the Prague meeting.

Silver sponsors receive:

  • Two (2) complimentary meeting registrations: $1,400 value
  • Placement of company logo with recognition as a Silver-level sponsor on the IETF meeting webpage, promotional materials, and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the plenary and in the proceedings of the meeting
  • Company logo displayed on event signage
  • Social media acknowledgement recognizing you as a silver level sponsor

Bronze Sponsor: US$10,000
Eight opportunities are available for the Prague meeting.

Bronze sponsors receive:

  • One (1) complimentary meeting registration: $700 value
  • Placement of company logo with recognition as a Bronze-level sponsor on the IETF meeting webpage, promotional materials, and meeting signage
  • Acknowledgement at the meeting plenary

IETF 99 Refreshment (Bottled Water): US$25,000  

Benefits include:

  • Company logo on all bottled water distributed to attendees throughout week (4,000+ bottles, IETF makes arrangements)
  • Company logo on IETF 99 webpage and event signage

Other Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities for IETF 99 and IETF 100

Bits-N-Bites: US$10,000

Bits-N-Bites is an opportunity to showcase implementations of IETF standards to the IETF community in a social setting. Typically, the event takes place on Thursday evening for around 700 people, with the IETF providing food and beverages.

Ten opportunities are available at each IETF meeting during 2017. Secure three tables over multiple IETF meetings to receive a 20% discount.

Each Bit-N-Bites participant will receive:

  • Two (2) complimentary meeting registrations to the IETF meeting: $1,400 value
  • A table (minimum 6’ length) or equivalent space for alternate display
  • IETF-provided signage and participant-provided signage, if space allows
  • Space to display literature
  • Company logo on IETF meeting webpage and social media promotion
  • Access to the IETF meeting network via WiFi and standard power
    (specific availability of networking and power depends on IETF meeting location)

Meeting Catering Sponsor: US$50,000


The sole sponsor of all catered breaks throughout the week for each IETF meeting includes all coffee breaks, as well as the famous ice cream social. This opportunity provides prime visibility to all attendees.

Benefits include:

  • Five (5) complimentary meeting registrations to the IETF meeting: $3,500 value
  • Company logo on IETF meeting webpages, meeting signage and promotional materials
  • Acknowledgement at the meeting plenary and in the proceedings
  • Recognition in the IETF Journal

IETF Hackathon IETFs' 99 & 100 Sponsorship — US$100,000


The IETF Hackathons embody the IETF mantra of “running code”, bringing together open standards and open source. IETF Hackathon 2017 sponsorship includes recognition and affiliation with the Prague and Singapore based IETF Hackathons in 2017.

IETF Hackathon sponsors receive:

  • Four (4) complimentary full conference registrations to each of the 2017 IETF meetings: $5,600 value
  • Company logo on the IETF Hackathon webpage
  • Acknowledgement at 2017 IETF meeting plenaries and proceedings
  • Company logo displayed on promotional materials, including event and Hackathon-specific signage, as well outreach materials to open-source and academic communities
  • Opportunity to designate a Co-chair for each IETF Hackathon in 2017
  • Social media acknowledgement recognizing company as the Hackathon sponsor
  • Recognition in the IETF Journal

For more information contact:

Howie Baggott
Director, Partnership Development
Internet Society
baggott@isoc.org
Tel: +41 22 807 1452
Mobile: +41 76 334 0337