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Sponsor the 2017 DLF Forum!

The DLF Forum brings together a wide variety of players in the digital library, museum, and archive fields, from project managers and developers to administrators and service providers. It is an open meeting that welcomes members and others with relevant interests, and provides a strategic platform for organizations to reach a targeted audience. The Forum is collegial, with an emphasis on inclusion and an expectation of trust. We plan to host over 700 attendees at the 2017 conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 23-25. Please contact Louisa Kwasigroch about sponsorship.

DLF has over 150 member institutions — 90+ new in the past several years alone. Take advantage of the rapid growth of this active community and meet digital library, museum, and archive professionals where they come together—the DLF Forum.

Broaden your audience! Several affiliated events are co-located with the Forum including the NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2017, the eResearch Network, workshops, meetups, and more.

Be part of a conversation that extends beyond the three-day Forum and the pre- and post-conference events, via DLF social media (we invite sponsor blog posts and tweets) and the livestream.  

Sponsorship Levels

Benefit Adamantium –
Platinum –
Gold –
Silver –
Bronze –
Named conference event (Reception, Keynote or Closing Session)        
Logo on poster at breakfast, coffee break, or lunch        
Sponsored lunch session      
Vendor table    
Brochure in conference materials  
Featured Sponsor on diglib.org  
Logo on Forum Sponsors Page ✓(XL) ✓(L) ✓(M) ✓(S)  
Name on Forum Sponsors Page
Noted sponsor in online program
Print recognition in on-site signage
Acknowledgement from the podium
Conference registrations ($750 value each) 2 1 0 0 0

Unique Sponsorship Opportunities

Childcare Fund – Various—talk to us!

DLF has created a fund to offset the cost of childcare for Forum attendees. Donations in any amount are welcome—those that match or exceed a sponsorship category amount may be eligible for sponsorship benefits.

Livestream – $12,000

The webcast and recording of select sessions will extend the conversation beyond the conference. Your logo will be featured during breaks in the livestream and on all of the recordings. Includes all the benefits of a platinum level sponsorship.

Official Swag – $6,000

Your logo will join DLF’s on the conference gift–type TBD. Includes all the benefits of a gold level sponsorship.

Lanyards – $2,500

Everyone will be wearing your logo all week–and in photos from the conference.


Organization with 10+ FTE – $1,000

Non-profit or organization with less than 10 FTE – $750

Add a table to your sponsorship package (included with Adamantium, Platinum, and Gold) and engage with attendees during breaks, meals, and breakout sessions. Limited space available so reserve soon.

Please contact Louisa Kwasigroch about sponsorship.

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