Event Sponsorships

Click here to download the SC13 Sponsorship Form (pdf).

Opening Gala Reception Participating Contributor

Create a lasting impression with attendees at one of the most attended events of the week. The Opening Gala kicks-off Monday evening with the official ribbon cutting opening the Exhibits. Your company will have an enthusiastic and appreciate audience when you sponsor a Food Table at the Gala. Exhibitors are invited to provide promotional items such as napkins and cups. Signs at the Gala will recognize your contribution.

Investment: $2,500 per food station

Tutorials Luncheon

The SC Tutorials program held this year on two days, Sunday and Monday offering attendees a variety of short courses on key topics and technologies relevant to high performance computing, networking, storage, and analytics. Tutorials also provide the opportunity to interact with recognized leaders in the field and learn about the latest technology trends, theory, and practical techniques. The lunch each day will attract 2,500 guests. Multiple branding opportunities area available to your organization.   

Investment: $15,000

Awards Ceremony Luncheon

Each year, SC showcases not only the best and brightest stars of high performance computing, but also it’s rising stars and those who have made a lasting impression. SC Awards is one way these people are recognized at SC. This event attracts the leaders in the industry and represents an opportunity to be associated with one of the most prestigious events at SC13.

Investment: $10,000 

Sponsor the Keynote Speaker Session

Take advantage of a captive audience and 4,000 top industry leaders at one of the most prestigious events at SC13. The Keynote Session features an address by a distinguished speaker and the SC13 Chair. Sponsorship includes the opportunity for branding at the Keynote as well as a handout on the chair of each audience member beforehand.

Investment: begins at $25,000

Tech Program Break

Your company will have an enthusiastic and appreciative audience when you sponsor a Refreshment Break for the Technical Program attendees. Exhibitors are invited to provide promotional items such as napkins and cups. Signs at the refreshment break and promotion on the web site will recognize your contribution. Beverages, refreshments, and snacks are served to 4,000+ attendees during the Tech Program breaks. Multiple 22” x 28” signs including logo are displayed prominently at the break area recognizing your organization’s contribution.

Limited to one sponsor per Tech Program Break
Investment: $3,000 per break


Poster Reception

The Poster Reception is scheduled for Tuesday evening of the Conference. Posters provide an excellent opportunity for short presentations and informal discussions with conference attendees. Poster authors will present their work and be available to answer questions at the Research Poster Reception beginning at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Recognition of the sponsor will include a banner location near the Reception where the sponsor can communicate their message all week, signs during the reception, and more.

Investment: $10,000

Scientific Visualization Showcase Reception

The SC13 Scientific Visualization showcases a wide variety of research topics in HPC. Selected entries will be displayed live in a museum/art gallery format so that attendees can experience and enjoy the latest in science and engineering HPC results expressed through state-of-the-art visualization technologies. Signs and recognition near the food stations and bars will brand your organization with this event.

Investment: $10,000

Contact the Advertising and Promotions team at 630.434.7779 or via email to discuss your goals and objectives.