Event Sponsorship

Overview

Partner with COMMON and connect your business to the COMMON community - it's a great way to grow awareness and generate leads with IT and Power Systems audiences, while supporting your customers’ community. Select one way to connect or select several for maximum exposure. Custom opportunities are also available.

If your company is not a Corporate Member of COMMON, you should consider it. Member discounts are extended to booth fees at the Annual Meeting and at the Fall Conference.

Virtual Conference

Online

Next event: Summer 2020 - Dates Pending

Twice per year, COMMON holds a Virtual Conference. These events draw a large number of registrants as this form of education is conveniently delivered to an attendee’s computer or device. Also, with free registration, both Members and Non-Members attend.

Grow your visibility in the market and promote your product or service by becoming a sponsor.

Two Session Sponsorship – $3600
This option includes two vendor sessions and brand association with the Virtual Conference, including logo inclusion on promotional event emails.

One Session Sponsorship – $1800
One vendor session is included in this option along with brand association with the Virtual Conference.

Up to four spots are available. Obtain the option you want by becoming a sponsor now. To participate, email Wynn Burke or call 312-279-0238.

POWERUp 2020

Tampa Marriott Water Street | Tampa, Florida

August 31 - September 3, 2020

Join the COMMON community at POWERUp 2020 conference for the best in Power Systems and IBM i education! With over 350 sessions, hundreds of industry experts, and the largest expo of it's kind, it is an event you won't want to miss.

For more information, email Wynn Burke or call him at 312-279-0238. 

Conference Schedule At A Glance

POWERUp™ 2020

Sunday, August 30

  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Half-day Workshop
  • 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Half-day Workshop

POWERUp™ 2020

Monday, August 31

  • 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. POWER Run/Walk
  • 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening Session
  • 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sessions
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Keynote
  • 2:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Sessions
  • 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Reception in Exposition

POWERUp™ 2020

Tuesday, September 1

  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sessions
  • 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Expo Open
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch in Expo
  • 1:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Keynote Presentation
  • 2:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Sessions
  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Reception in Exposition

POWERUp™ 2020

Wednesday, September 2

  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sessions
  • 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Expo Open
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch in Expo
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Keynote Presentation
  • 2:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Sessions
  • Free Evening to Explore the Area

POWERUp™ 2020

Thursday, September 3

  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sessions
  • 1:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Sessions

IT Executive Conference

Tampa Marriott Water Street | Tampa, Florida

August 31 - September 3, 2020

This event is specifically for IT Managers and decision-makers. A limited number of promotional opportunities are available. Contact Wynn Burke at 312-279-0238 for more information.

COMMON iNSIGHT eLearning Event

May 5-7, 2020

Virtual eLearning event. 

Engage the COMMON crowd during the first ever COMMON iNSIGHT conference! This online learning opportunity offers attendees a convenient way to continue learning at home by providing access to 150 sessions, presented by industry experts, and a virtual expo. 

For more information, email Wynn Burke or call him at 312-279-0238. 

Eye on the i

Eye on the i is our organization’s bi-monthly e-magazine. With peer-to-peer based articles, it is a valued source of content for our Members. Advertising in it is a great way to create awareness and reach potential buyers.

View Current Edition

Please contact COMMON's Marketing Coordinator, Anna Marrah for all advertising inquiries.   

Anna Marrah
amarrah@common.org  |  312-279-0239

COMMON reserves the right to reject advertising content that does not meet its policies or standards.

COMMON Knowledge

COMMON Knowledge is our e-newsletter that is distributed to subscribers, both members and non-members. Distribution is made around the 15th and 30th of each month.

Please contact COMMON's Marketing Coordinator, Anna Marrah for all advertising inquiries.   

Anna Marrah
amarrah@common.org  |  312-279-0239

COMMON reserves the right to reject advertising content that does not meet its policies or standards.

Website

With over 75,000 visits in a year, www.common.org is an effective venue in which to reach IT and Power Systems audiences. There are several options available.

Please contact COMMON's Marketing Coordinator, Anna Marrah, for all advertising inquiries.

Anna Marrah
amarrah@common.org  |  312-279-0239

COMMON reserves the right to reject advertising content that does not meet its policies or standards.

Online Education

COMMON webcasts are popular as they deliver specific education without the need to travel. There are two options for sponsoring a webcast:

  1. Existing webcast – COMMON organizes the speaker and the content with the sponsor recognized at the beginning and end of the webcast
  2. Fully sponsored webcast – Sponsor organizes the speaker and the content, which can be commercial in nature.

Please contact COMMON's Education Manager, Ian Cartwright for all advertising inquiries.

Ian Cartwright
icartwright@common.org  |  312-279-0204

COMMON reserves the right to reject advertising content that does not meet its policies or standards.