SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - APNIC Conferences

 
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - APNIC Conferences
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      SPONSORSHIP
      OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                      #apricot2019

                                                                                                         DAEJEON
                                                                                              SOUTH KOREA
                                                                                             18 – 28 February 2019

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - APNIC Conferences
APRICOT 2019 will take place from 18–28 February 2019 in
      Daejeon, South Korea.
      The APRICOT conference has been              With an 18 month technology horizon,       APRICOT is a valuable opportunity
      held annually since its establishment        APRICOT regularly attracts network         for sponsors and participants alike
      in 1996. APRICOT’s goal is the sharing       providers, operators and equipment         to hear and contribute to discussions
      of knowledge required to build and           vendors to discuss technologies that       concerning current and developing
      operate the expanding Internet               are either at the heart of today’s         Internet networking technologies and
      infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region.   Internet or are very likely to see         trends.
      As the premier Internet Operations           operational deployment within the
      event in the Asia Pacific region, it         next 12 to 18 months.
      draws many of the world’s best
      Internet engineers, operators, as well       Bringing together Internet
      as world-class conference speakers           infrastructure, research, academic,
      and academics from over 50 countries         service provider, user, and policy
      to teach, present, or do their own           communities from many countries in
      human networking.                            the Asia Pacific region, the conference
                                                   features plenty of plenary and
                                                   presentation sessions, as well as social
                                                   events and networking opportunities.

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Overview
      APRICOT 2019 will be held in Daejeon, South Korea from 18–28 February 2019.

      Venue:                           Daejeon Convention Center (DCC)

      Organiser:                       Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on
                                       Operational Technologies (APRICOT)

      Co-Organiser:                    Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)

      Host:                            Korea Institute of Science and Technology
                                       Information (KISTI)

      Content:                         Workshops, tutorials, plenary sessions, conference
                                       sessions, peering forum, BoFs, technical demo/
                                       exhibition area, reception & social events

      Language:	English

      Expected attendance:             400–600 (expecting over 250 overseas delegates
                                       from over 50 countries)

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Audience
      APRICOT targets the Asia Pacific Internet   The attendees of APRICOT cross the       Most conference sessions are webcast
      community, and regularly attracts           spectrum of Internet infrastructure      and remote viewers can join the
      more than 500 delegates from major          and service provision in the region,     conference, participate, and provide
      ISPs, regional network providers and        representing:                            online feedback.
      operators and government agencies
      with an interest in Internet policy,
                                                  ■■ Internet Service Providers
      infrastructure, resource management,        ■■ Content Hosting Providers
      and network operations.
                                                  ■■ Data Centre Operators
                                                  ■■ Internet Exchange Points
                                                  ■■ Content Providers
                                                  ■■ Research and Educational
                                                      institutions

                                                  ■■ Network Services Organisations
                                                  ■■ Government Departments
                                                  ■■ National Internet Registries
                                                  ■■ Domain Registrars and Registries

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Why people attend APRICOT
      ■■ To learn first-hand about the           ■■ To gain information typically not
          latest developments in Internet           available domestically and to
          networking technologies and best          advance business and research
          operational practices from regional       relationships on a region-wide scale
          and international experts at a
          vendor neutral event designed to       ■■ To directly contribute to discussions
          encourage the frank exchange of           on Internet resource distribution
          skills and experience                     and management policies

      ■■ To experience a quality, content-       ■■ To participate in hands-on training
          rich and highly focused event with        sessions and intensive workshops
          plenaries, conference, tutorial and       to expand knowledge and skills for
          working group sessions covering           key technology deployments such
          network infrastructure, operations,       as IPv6 and security
          and technologies.
                                                 ■■ To attend conference networking
      ■■ To participate in the APRICOT              and social events, to exchange ideas
          Peering Forum, which brings               and expand their contact base
          together network operators,
          content providers, and Internet
          Exchange Points to discuss network
          interconnections and share their
          peering policies.

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Programme outline
                        Monday 18 – Friday 22 February 2019          Monday 25 – Thursday 28 February 2019     Thursday 28 February 2019

        Structure       APRICOT 2019 Workshops                       APRICOT 2019 Conference                   APNIC Annual General Meeting

        Venue           Daejeon Convention Center                    Daejeon Convention Center                 Daejeon Convention Center

        Content         Hands on Technical Workshop sessions         Numerous plenary, conference, tutorial    APNIC Member Meeting
                        designed for operators of Internet network   and BoF sessions covering network         150–200 delegates
                        infrastructure.                              infrastructure research to leading edge
                        Workshops provide technical training, with   applications and APRICOT Peering Forum
                        topics provisionally including:              Technical demos/exhibits, multiple
                                                                     social events
                         • IPv6 Technology & Deployment
                                                                     450– 600 delegates
                         • Internet of Things & Wireless Sensors
                         • Campus Network Design & Operations
                         • Network Management & Monitoring
                         • Networks & Systems Security
                        120–150 delegates

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APRICOT 2018 conference statistics

                                                                                    Total people
                                                                    931
                Total number
                  of on-site
                 delegates
                                753*                #apricot2018
                                                       Posts
                                                                     (Twitter)
                                                                                      reached

                                                                                         1m
                                                                                         1,589
                Economies
                represented      64
                                                       Remote
                                                     Participants
                                                                      71   **       Youtube views

                                                                                      13K
                                                                     Adobe
                                                                     Connect          Minutes
                                                                                      watched

                   APNIC
                   Member
                organisations
                 represented
                                 247

    * Excludes APNIC staff.

    ** Web-based online participation options included a choice of video, audio, and text chat. These figures
       are based on unique IP addresses and exclude APNIC staff and on-site participants, as reported by
       Adobe Connect statistics.

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APRICOT 2018 Delegate demographics
                                                                                 Data Centre
                                                                                 Operator 31
                                                 Government Agency,
                                                       Regulator 48

                                                Internet &
                                         Domain Registry 53

                                           Applications &                   Industries
                                      Content Provider 54                  Represented                  Internet
                                                                                                        Service Provider 290

                                                                                                                                     Managers 141
                                                       IXP 60

                                                                           Education/
                                                                           R&D Network/
                                                                           NGO 94
                                                                                                                                  Job
                    Oceania 37                                                                                                 Functions               C-Level Executives 109

                                                                South Asia 355
      South East Asia 85                                                                       Network Engineer &
                                                                                                    Architect 233

                                                                                                                                                Academic/Researcher 27
                                   Composition of
                                     Delegates                                                                                             Internet Policy Maker 15

            Other 130

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                                 East Asia 146

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About APRICOT
      2019.apricot.net
      The Asia Pacific Regional Internet        The conference has been held annually
      Conference on Operational                 since 1996 in various Asia Pacific
      Technologies (APRICOT) is a forum         locations and provides Internet service
      for key Internet builders in the region   provider’s, backbone and regional
      to learn from their peers and other       networks, web hosting facilities, and
      leaders in the Internet community both    other decision makers the skills
      regionally and worldwide.                 necessary to build and operate
                                                increasingly complex systems.
      APRICOT brings together network
      operators from the entire Asia Pacific
      region in a face-to-face forum to,
      among other benefits, learn about the
      latest Internet networking trends, be
      introduced to ISPs and IXP operators
      and build and develop new business
      relationships.

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About APNIC                                 About KISTI
      www.apnic.net                               www.kisti.re.kr
      APNIC (Asia Pacific Network Information     KISTI is a Korean government research
      Centre) is an open, membership-based,       institute that promotes national science
      not-for-profit service organisation. It     and technology competitiveness by
      is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR)     building science and technology research
      for the Asia Pacific region, responsible    and development infrastructure.
      for the management and distribution
      of Internet number resources (IP            Since 1962, KISTI has been leading and
      addresses and AS numbers). These are        promoting research and development by
      required for the stable and reliable
      operation of the global Internet.           ■■ collecting and providing global
                                                      science and technology information
      APNIC is also actively involved in the
      development of Internet infrastructure      ■■ providing tailored information
      throughout the region. This includes            analysis services for on-time
      providing training and education                decision making
      services, supporting technical activities
      such as root server deployments, and        ■■ providing world-class
      collaborating with other regional and           supercomputing infrastructure and
      international organisations.                    research network

                                                  KISTI is leading innovation for the fourth
                                                  industrial revolution.

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Why sponsor APRICOT 2019
      APRICOT 2019 sponsors will be highly visible to an international audience of
      Internet industry technical, operational and policy-­making communities. APRICOT
      Conference delegates are predominantly Internet networking specialists from
      across the region.

      A range of sponsorship opportunities exist for leading organisations to
      promote their products and services, and increase their company profile,
      while meeting their marketing objectives. To discuss your unique needs,
      please contact APRICOT Secretariat by email at secretariat@apricot.net

      ■■ APRICOT influences opinion
          By providing a vendor-­neutral forum and the frank exchange of skills and
          experience, APRICOT provides the opportunity to participate in a quality,
          content rich and highly-focused event. APRICOT lets you learn first hand, the
          issues that your current or potential users are facing with existing products
          or services in the market. While APRICOT does not directly have a sales focus,
          it does allow very discreet marketing opportunities which allow you to create
          awareness of new products and/or services, together with opportunities
          to refine your product/service/concept offerings for the Asia and Pacific
          marketplace.

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■■ APRICOT is unique                                  Sponsors - APRICOT 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal
        APRICOT is only held once a year                  Host                                                   Supporter

        and is the key opportunity to meet
        directly with influential individuals
        and network builders throughout
        Asia Pacific.                                     Gold                                                   Peering Social

        By sponsoring, your company is
        actively demonstrating that it is
        contributing to the growth and                    Opening Social                        Closing Social                      Coffee Cart

        development of the Internet in Asia
        and the Pacific.

        By contributing the time of
                                                          Community

        your best engineers, your
        company is helping to spread
        the skills necessary to help build                Silver

        commercially reliable Internet
        infrastructure in the region.

        Held since 1996, APRICOT has clearly              Fellowship                 Tech Girls Social           Bronze
        established itself as Asia Pacific’s
        most recognised and respected
        Internet Conference and Summit.
                                                          APNIC AGM                          Internet Access                                      Wireless

                                                          Local Supporters

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Sponsorship opportunities
      APRICOT offers flexible sponsorship options to align with your objectives including session and social event sponsorship packages.
      If you can’t find what you’re looking for in the categories below, we may also be able tailor a package to suit your needs.

      ■■ Workshop week:                            ■■ Conference week:                          ■■ Social events:
         18–22 February 2019.                         25–28 February 2019.                         25 February (Opening Social)
                                                                                                   28 February (Closing Social)
          APRICOT provides world class,                During the conference week,
          hands-on technical training during           delegates can engage with the                Very popular and memorable,
          the five-­day workshops that focus           world’s leading Internet and ICT             APRICOT social events are an
          on providing practical Internet              professionals, discuss real­-world           effective way for delegates to
          networking content.                          networking deployment efforts                network with industry peers and
                                                       (including IPv6), network with their         share information.
                                                       peers, and have their say on how
                                                       Internet resources are managed at
                                                       APNIC’s Policy SIG.

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Opening                                                   Tech Girls
                      Category                 Platinum   Gold       Silver   Community   Fellowship   Bronze                Closing Social   Peering Social   Coffee Cart                Local Sponsor    APNIC AGM
                                                                                                                    Social                                                     Social

            Limit on number of sponsors           2        3          N/A        N/A         N/A           N/A        1            1                1               1            1            N/A             N/A

            Sponsorship Amount in USD            50K      30K         10K        10K         10K           5K       30K          30K               30K            20K           10K            3K             3K

         Counter & Space at Exhibition Area       3        2           1*        N/A         N/A           N/A      N/A           N/A              N/A            N/A           N/A           N/A             N/A

         Complimentary Conference Ticket          10       6           2         2            2             1        2             2                6              2             1              1              1

                    Logo Listing

                - Conference T-Shirt              √        √          N/A        N/A         N/A           N/A      N/A           N/A              N/A            N/A           N/A           N/A             N/A

                - Conference Badge                √        √          N/A        N/A         N/A           N/A      N/A           N/A              N/A            N/A           N/A           N/A             N/A

              - Plenary Hall Backdrop             √        √          N/A        N/A         N/A           N/A      N/A           N/A               √             N/A           N/A            √              N/A

                - Welcome Backdrop                √        √           √         √            √            √         √             √                √              √             √             √              √

               - Thank you Backdrop               √        √           √         √            √            √         √             √                √              √             √             √              √

        - e Backdrops displayed on Screens        √        √           √         √            √            √         √             √                √              √             √             √              √

         - Pull Up Banners displayed on site      √        √           √         √            √            √         √             √                √              √             √             √              √

                     - Website                    √        √           √         √            √            √         √             √                √              √             √             √              √

             - Notice Boards for Socials         N/A      N/A         N/A        N/A         N/A           N/A       √             √                √              √             √            N/A             N/A

        Dedicated Pull Up Banner in Function
                                                 N/A      N/A         N/A        N/A         N/A           N/A       √             √                √              √             √            N/A             N/A
                       Room

             Sponsors Lunch Invitation            √        √           √         √            √            √         √             √                √              √             √             √              √

                Speech During Social             N/A      N/A         N/A        N/A         N/A           N/A       √             √                √             N/A            √            N/A             N/A

           Recognition at Closing Plenary         √        √           √         √            √            √         √             √                √              √             √             √              √

      *As space is limited, counters and booths are allocated on a first-come first-serve basis.

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Terms and conditions
      Please complete and return the sponsorship       Insurance/liability                                  Cancellation policy
      application form at the end of this document.
      You will receive a contract for sponsorship      Sponsors and exhibitors must ensure that             APRICOT reserves the right to change
      which you must sign and return to APRICOT        they are adequately covered for public               the venue and duration of the event if
      to be executed by the date specified in the      liability insurance. This refers to damage or        exceptional circumstances demand. In the
      invoice.                                         injury caused to third parties/visitors in the       event of a change of venue and/or duration,
                                                       vicinity of the conference.                          the agreement to participate will remain in
      Participation as a sponsor or exhibitor is                                                            force so long as the sponsor is informed in
      at the discretion of the organisers and the      Neither APRICOT, APNIC, KISTI nor any                reasonable time before the event.
      organisers reserve the right to approve          of their staff, employees, agents or other
      sponsorship materials. Payment MUST be           representatives shall be held accountable            Acceptance of terms and conditions
      recieved in full before ANY sponsor benefits     for, or liable for any damage, loss, harm or
      are granted.                                     injury to the person or any property of the          By submitting the sponsorship application
                                                       sponsors, however caused or any of its staff,        form you acknowledge and accept the
      Conference registration                          employees, agents or other representatives.          sponsorship terms.
                                                       In the event of industrial disruption and/
      For sponsorship packages that include            or equipment failure due to power supply
      complimentary conference registrations,          problems, APRICOT, APNIC, KISTI will not
      you will be provided with promo codes            be held liable and accept no responsibility
      which you can provide to your nominated          for loss of monies incurred by sponsors or
      recipients of the complimentary registration.    exhibitors or damage to property.
      A link to the conference website and online
      registration will be sent to your organisation   The conference organisers accept no liability
      with instructions. The website will include      for damage to exhibits by loss, damage,
      further detailed information about the           theft, fire, water, storms, strikes, riots, or any
      conference.                                      cause whatsoever. Exhibitors are advised to
                                                       insure against such liability.

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Sponsorship application form

      Organisation 	Name (main contact) 	Name (for sponsorship contract/invoicing purposes)

      Postal address 	City                                                                                          Postcode

      Phone number (including country code) 	Email                                                                  Purchase order number (if applicable)

      Currency: USD

      Payment: An invoice will be sent to you after we receive this signed application form. Full payment of the invoice must be made by the date specified on the invoice.

      Please tick which sponsorship package you would like to take out:

           Platinum                    Community                      Opening social              Coffee cart                    Tech Girls Social

           Gold                        Bronze                         Closing social              Local sponsor

           Silver                      Fellows                        Peering social              APNIC AGM

      Printed name	Organisation                                                                                     Date	Signature

      Please send the completed form to: The APRICOT Secretariat     Email: secretariat@apricot.net   Phone: +61 450 387872     Sponsorship closes on 31 Dec 2018

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Expressions of Interest - APRICOT 2019 Conference Sponsorship

           To register your expression of interest in
           sponsoring APRICOT 2019 Secretariat,
           please contact
           The APRICOT Secretariat
           Email: secretariat@apricot.net
           Telephone: +61 450 387872
           Fax: + 61 7 3858 3199

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