Sponsorship Opportunities

 

 

Become a sponsor of the GEN Summit 

 

 

 

Showcase your products and services to editors-in-chief, senior media executives, and tech leaders at the GEN Summit. Our sponsorship activation platforms will allow you to amplify your message and connect with the right audience.

 

By the way, here’s a list of who partnered with the last GEN Summit.

Partnership Benefits

Tap into a global audience

The Global Editors Network is an association of editors-in-chief and senior media executives from all over the world. By becoming a partner at the GEN Summit 2018, you will have to opportunity to meet the decision makers and industry leaders, and give yourself a platform to showcase your new products and services in front of this audience.

 

 

 

 

Gain media exposure

Every year, we are expanding our network of international media partners to increase exposure and media coverage for our programmes. Being a partner at the GEN Summit puts your logo and company profile at the forefront of this media coverage. See our full list of media partners from 2017 here.

 

 

 

 

Build brand awareness

Your brand will be recognised by potential stakeholders in the industry, from editors-in-chief and media professionals, to journalists and startup founders. Your company profile will be weaved into every aspect of the Summit – before, during and after the event – providing you with tangible return on investment. 

 

Masterclass

A Masterclass is a 60-minute bespoke workshop, which gathers 50+ hand-picked participants from the GEN Summit audience. By sponsoring a Masterclass, you will have the chance to present new products and services, and provide in-depth analysis of your experience navigating the industry. The 2018 Masterclasses will take place in the Ball Room of the Pousada Hotel, an extravagant venue fit for your company’s Masterclass.

What will you receive?

One 40-minute Masterclass at the GEN Summit 2018, followed by 20 minutes of networking and discussion time with participants

Logo and company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event, in addition to social media promotion

Two free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

The GEN Expo

The GEN Expo is an exhibition bringing together innovative companies who are pathing the way for the media industry. As well as a variety of booths, the 2018 Expo will feature a bar, a news cafe, a networking lounge and private meeting rooms. This will be the hub of the GEN Summit 2018.

What will you receive?

Exhibiting Space at the GEN Expo 2018 (various space sizes available)

Logo on all GEN Expo signage

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Networking Lounge

The Networking Lounge is the hub of the GEN Summit 2018. It is designed purely to host networking and meetings between participants, and is located in the heart of the GEN Expo.

The Networking Lounge is a 54m2 space comprising a bar, a variety of tables, chairs and sofas, networking booths, and of course a exhibitors stand for your company. Your branding and marketing collateral, will also feature in the three private meeting rooms at the GEN Expo.

What will you receive?

Exclusive Sponsorship of the 54m2 Networking Lounge

Dedicated exhibiting space in the Networking Lounge

Branding and marketing collateral in the private meeting rooms

Logo and company profile placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Five free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

The GEN Dome

The GEN Dome is the hub for immersive experiences at the GEN Summit 2018. The space is designed to gather companies of all sizes, paving the way for VR, AR, and AI in the media and journalism industry. The GEN Dome is unlike your standard exhibition. In one dome, there is an exhibition full of companies showcasing new dynamic and energetic immersive pieces. In the other, a smaller workshop area for these companies to lead demonstrations, and host intimate talks on their experiences working with VR, AR and AI in the industry.

The GEN Dome will be located in the Praça de Comércio. Sitting on the banks of the Tejo River, this is the largest of Lisbon’s mighty plazas.

A sponsorship in the GEN Dome comprises two things; an exhibition space, and the opportunity to present in the workshop area.

Read more about the GEN Dome here.

 

What will you receive?

Exhibit alongside industry leaders in the 2018 GEN Dome.

Lead a bespoke workshop on stage in the GEN Dome.

Logo on all GEN Dome signage

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Unconference

An Unconference is your opportunity to brainstorm and tackle issues related to your new services and endeavours with the best minds in the business. For 60 minutes, an Unconference will gather 30+ hand-picked participants to engage in a round-table discussion on an issue of your choice. Your company executives will be present to steer the conversation and manage the A/V aspects, the rest is down to the audience. There will be a white-paper produced on the Unconference’s findings.

 

What will you receive?

One 60-minute Unconference

A white-paper published at the end of the Unconference

Logo on company profile on all Unconference signage at the event

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Two tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Welcome Brunch

The Welcome Brunch is the first official event of the GEN Summit 2018. By sponsoring the brunch, your company is hosting the opening of the Summit. Invite 150+ participants for two hours of fully catered networking, and a first glimpse at the GEN Expo 2018. As well as your company’s logo featuring on all signage at the event, your company’s marketing objects will be the only branded collateral in the GEN Expo at this point.

What will you receive?

A two-hour, fully catered brunch, which marks the opening of the GEN Summit 2018

Logo on all Welcome Brunch signage

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Three free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Networking Breakfast

Start the Summit day by inviting 100+ participants to join you for coffee, breakfast and some morning-networking. In 2018, the daily agenda will begin later than previous years, which leaves us space for breakfast. For one hour, prior to the first session of the day, have your company’s branding all over the Networking Breakfast, open to all Summit participants.

What will you receive?

A fully catered networking breakfast prior to the first main-stage session of the day

Logo on all Networking Breakfast signage

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Two free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Private Lunch

You can organise a private lunch at the GEN Summit for potential clients and leads. This is a chance to connect with specific individuals in a private, friendly setting. You handle the talking and we handle the rest. Hand-pick up to 20 Summit participants to invite for a fully catered private lunch, equipped with full A/V.

What will you receive?

One-hour private lunch, fully catered and equipped with A/V

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Two free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Coffee Pop-up

The morning Coffee Pop-up is a coffee stand erected at the front of the venue. On arrival, all 750+ participants will be able to order their coffee of choice from a coffee stand branded with your company’s logo. Participants will also be served their beverages in branded, take-away coffee cups. This Coffee Pop-up will be available from 08:30–10:30, ensuring that you capture the GEN Summit rush-hour.

What will you receive?

Branded morning Coffee Pop-up

Take-away coffee cups branded with your company’s logo

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Two free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Happy Hour

Sponsor a happy hour from 17:00 – 18:00 for all 750+ participants. As the last session of the day is wrapping up, gather the Summit audience for a drink on you. Your company’s branding and marketing collateral will feature during the happy hour. This will be promoted across GEN’s online channels, on-stage as well as a push notification being sent out through the GEN Summit app.

What will you receive?

Branded happy-hour bar at the venue from 17:00 – 18:00

One dedicated push notification through the GEN Summit app to alert participants

Logo on all happy-hour signage and branding for the selected day

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Two free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

The Data Journalism Awards

In 2012, the Data Journalism Awards became the first international competition to recognise outstanding work in the field of data journalism. In 2018, after six years of growth, the Data Journalism Awards ceremony will be taking place at the Jerónimos Monastery, one of Portugal’s oldest and most extravagant venues.

By sponsoring an award, you are positioning yourself as a market leader amongst the world’s best editors and reporters in data journalism. You’ll gain media coverage, exposure for your brand and an on-stage presence at the ceremony.

What will you receive?

Sponsorship of an award at Data Journalism Awards

One-minute speech on stage

Company executive handing out the award

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

One free ticket to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Startups For News Party

The Startups For News Party is the official closing party of the GEN Summit 2018. By becoming a sponsor, your company branding will be visible at the party. In addition to this, a company executive will be invited on stage to make a short speech, and present the award to the winner of Startups For News 2018.

To find out more about the Startups For News programme, visit the website: www.startupsfornews.org

What will you receive?

A three minute speaking opportunity on stage at the Startups For News Party

Logo and company profile on all Startups For News signage at the GEN Summit 2018

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

One free ticket to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

Lanyards

You can have your organisation’s logo and URL printed on all lanyards, which will be worn by all the 750+ GEN Summit participants. This opportunity is exclusive to one sponsor.

What will you receive?

Your company logo will be the only branding on the lanyards, worn by all 750+ participants

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Charging Stations

Have your company’s logo and branding on all charging stations at the GEN Summit 2018. These stations will be positioned around the venue for participants to charge phones, laptops, and tablets during the three days.

What will you receive?

Your company logo will be the only branding on the charging stations placed around the venue.

Logo and Company placement on the Summit website, in the printed programme and at the event

Two free tickets to the GEN Summit 2018, as well as further discount for staff and clients

  

Get in touch

Owen Martin-Jones

Senior Business Development Manager

+33 6 66 08 51 25