Sponsoring OR2020

Stellenbosch University is proud to host the 15th International Open Repositories Conference (OR2020) at the Spier Conference Centre from 1 – 4 June 2020. We invite you to partner with us for the event, which will attract delegates from around the world. This annual conference explores the global challenges and opportunities of managing, making accessible, and maintaining scholarly and cultural publications, and data. OR2020 is a great opportunity to promote your products and services, and to network with leaders and practitioners who are making an impact on science, education, and culture of the digital age.

Who will attend?

Previous Open Repositories conferences have drawn between 250 – 350 information professionals from around the world, including systems engineers, technical and software developers, librarians, and researchers.

Why sponsor?

Your sponsorship of this event demonstrates your support for the global repository platform sector. OR2020 offers many opportunities to promote your brand throughout the conference programme in various events, and to communicate with national and international leaders in the digital repository community. Through sponsorship, you will reach an audience representing universities, libraries, public administration, government, and businesses. You will build networks with leaders who are making an impact on science, education, and the culture of the digital age.

Sponsorship opportunities

Major Sponsor (R100 000 / €6 000): Platinum Partner

  • Large logo on conference materials and website
  • Two complimentary conference delegate registrations
  • Mention in all conference literature as major sponsor
  • Logo displayed prominently in registration area
  • Acknowledgment at opening and closing sessions
  • Exhibition stand with preferred location
  • Inclusion of promotional flyer in attendee bags
  • Inclusion of promotional branded items in attendee bags

Sponsor (R50 000 / €3 000): Gold Partner

  • Medium logo on conference materials and website
  • One complimentary conference delegate registrations
  • Logo displayed in registration area
  • Acknowledgment at closing session
  • Exhibition stand
  • Inclusion of promotional flyer in attendee bags

Supporter (R25 000 / €1 500): Silver Partner

  • Small logo on conference materials and website
  • Logo displayed in registration area
  • Exhibition stand
  • Inclusion of promotional flyer in attendee bags

We also invite you to negotiate a sponsorship package to meet your specific interests or requirements. In addition to the sponsorship packages listed above, there are opportunities to sponsor specific parts of the conference (welcome reception, poster reception, gala dinner, conference materials).