What is Big Data Week all about?We’re a festival of big ideas about data.Big Data Week is one of the most unique global platforms of interconnected community eventsfocusing on the social, political, technological and commercial impacts of Big Data. It brings togethera global community of data scientists, data technologies, data visualisers and data businessesspanning six major commercial, financial, social and technological sectors.• Media and Entertainment • Retail and FMCG• Health and Science • Public and Government• Financial Sector • Social and PersonalThe festival connects a number of global cities through locally hosted meetups, events, networkingfunctions, data visualisation demo’s, debates, discussion and hackathons. Events are designed toprovide a platform to educate, inform and inspire – organised by people who are passionate andknowledgeable about data.We’re a self organising community where anyone is able to host and create an event during thefestival; making the our platform completely open and community drivenWe live at bigdataweek.com
What did we do in 2012?We started something that’s going to be BIG.Big Data Week is one year old, but we have been successful in bringing together a global communityof entrepreneurs, data professionals and data driven organisations.In 2012 we were hosted in 9 major cities; Helsinki, Canberra, Berlin, Melbourne, Chicago, London, NewYork and San Francisco. We were successful in tapping into the enthusiasm of key influencers andmotivated individuals in the big data communities; creating a dynamic energy for the community to‘self-organise’ and curate over 50 events and meetups; energising and bringing together over 2000people across the festival.Big Data Week also created unique opportunities for our partners to connect with key decisionmakers in technology, business, science and media.And we are doing it all again in 2013, but BIGGER.Get Involved! bigdataweek.com
What we have planned for #bdw1320 countries and 200+ meetups Festival format 22nd – 28th April (LONDON)We don’t do things by halves. We have partnered with media140 LONDON EVENTS GLOBALLYWorldwide – the hugely successful social event community team todesign, produce and create a BIG experience for 2013. 22nd SELF ORGANISED COMMUNITY EVENTS IN EACH CITY PUBLISHED AT BIGDATAWEE.COM Opening partyThe festival will connect major cities including 23rd Community Events• London • Shanghai • Kuala Lumpur• Washington • Berlin • Moscow 24th Community Events• Barcelona • Perth • Chicago 25th London Conference (inc LAUNCHPAD)with others being announced in March 2013. The festival is focusing thisyear on extending it’s reach into cities in Asia Pacific and Australasia. and closing partyWe’ll be leading with six themes all design to create unique opportunities 27th Weekend Hackathonfor our community, technology visionaries, technology companies to put Cities host a 48 hour community event - showcasingdata into action in ways that can benefit each sector. 28th innovation, entrepreneurship and technology platforms.• Media and Entertainment • Retail and FMCG• Health and Science • Public and Government All the events and activities from the week are• Financial Sector • Social and Personal published online at bigdataweek.com
Why get involved?AS A SPONSOR AS A PARTICIPANT AS AN EVENT ORGANISERBig Data Week gives sponsors the Join 5000 others to share insights, Become part of the largest big dataopportunity to connect and engage strategies and big ideas about big data festival on the web – and bring yourwith over 5000 executives and in retail, media, entertainment, domain expertise and enthusiasm toentrepreneurs interested in big data finance, government, science and bear on a knowledge hungryplatforms, technologies and strategies. social audience.Big Data Week has an active community Listen and engage with leading industry Support your local data communityseeking direction, best practice and speakers about the future of big data. hosting events or hackathonguidance with their big data strategies. Network and meet like minded Receive financial support as a local cityHear the technology and business professionals and entrepreneurs champion during the festival (best bit)challenges customers are facing. See how big data can benefit your Attract local sponsors and mediaBig Data Week connects all of the big data business or organisation bottom line.focused communities together online and Gain recognition as an influencer in yourthrough social media. Understand how big data can be applied field or industry across diﬀerent lines of businessIt is the only big data festival where a single Play a role in making big data weeksponsorship can reach a global audience. Enjoy a week of events and fun stuﬀ! happen and feature on bigdataweek.com
AUDIENCESSECTOR BREAKDOWN FROM BDW12* SECTOR BREAKDOWN FROM BDW12*Government Chief Technical OﬃcersPublic Sector CEO, CFO, CMO Finance DirectorsFTSE 500 companiesManufacturing and RetailBanking & Finance Data ScientistsPharmaceuticals & Chemicals Directors of Business Intelligence andMedical & Healthcare Data ScientistsInformation & Communication TechnologyTelecommunications & MediaInsurance and Investment housesGovernment bodiesEnergy & Utilities Data Miners andTravel & Transportation services WarehousingWarehousing & LogisticsEngineering Services VPs and Directors of Marketing, Analytics, or Data Warehousing * Based on event information taken from Big Data Week 2012
Event PartnershipFESTIVAL HEADLINE PARTNER1 AVAILABLE £45,000 (ex VAT)Your opportunity to be the headline global partner Big Data Week 2013 with a significantpresence and influence over the activities during the festival.EVENTS CONTENT• Opportunity to have a local rep work with UK Big Data Week team in curating the week • Opportunity to post content to our blog• Opportunity to keynote at during the Big Data Week London conference 25/4 • Executive spotlights, interviews and podcasts• Exhibition stand 3x2m at the LAUNCHPAD London event 25/4 • Hosted social media chats #bdw13chat• Branding on the Big Data Week festival website • Storify archive of social media tweets• In country branding on supporting city event websites • Professional photo library from the all UK events• Branding on all UK physical festival material (inc lanyards, event tickets, goodies etc)• Delegate lists from all UK oﬃcial Big Data Week events and workshops• Social media marketing strategy for your organisation during the festival• Mentions in the BDW Newsletter features pre and post event Connecting you with local and global big data communities
Sponsorship OptionsPLATINUM SPONSOR CLOSED GOLD SPONSOR SILVER SPONSOR3 AVAILABLE £15,000 (ex VAT) 1 AVAILABLE £5,000 (ex VAT) 2 AVAILABLE £3,000 (ex VAT)• Opportunity to keynote at the London event 25/4 • Opportunity to keynote at the London event 25/4 • Branding on the Big Data Week festival website• Exhibition stand 3x2m at LAUNCHPAD 25/4 • Branding on the Big Data Week festival website • Branding on all UK physical festival material• Branding on the Big Data Week festival website • Branding on all UK physical festival material (including event tickets and literature etc)• Local branding on supporting city event websites • Delegate lists from all oﬃcial Big Data Week events • Newsletter features pre and post event• Branding on all UK physical festival material and workshops(including event tickets and literature etc) • Newsletter features pre and post event• Delegate lists from all oﬃcial Big Data Week eventsand workshops• Newsletter features pre and post eventCONTENT CONTENT CONTENT• Opportunity to post content to our blog • Executive spotlight • Executive spotlight• Executive spotlights, interviews and podcasts • Professional photo library from the all UK events • Professional photo library from the all UK events• Professional photo library from the all UK events Showcase products, services and technology to a big data global community
Sponsorship OptionsFESTIVAL OPENING PARTY FESTIVAL CLOSING PARTY1 AVAILABLE* £3,000 (ex VAT) 1 AVAILABLE* £3,000 (ex VAT)Your opportunity to host the oﬃcial Big Data Week opening drinks reception at Your opportunity to host the oﬃcial Big Data Week closing drinksan exclusive London City Centre venue (TBC) reception at an exclusive London City Centre venue (TBC)• Exclusive branding on drinks reception invites prior to the event • Exclusive branding on drinks reception invites prior to the event• Exclusive logo branding on signage at the drinks reception • Exclusive logo branding on signage at the drinks reception• Opportunity to distribute branded products at the event • Opportunity to distribute branded products at the event• Opportunity to network with festival attendees and speakers • Opportunity to network with festival attendees and speakers• Opportunity for an opening address at the reception • Opportunity for an opening address at the reception• Online branding on festival website, social media and tickets • Online branding on festival website, social media and tickets• Access to registration data from participants • Access to registration data from participants• Branding on Twitter wall at the event • Branding on Twitter wall at the event GET INVOLVED! We’re hosting kick ass opening and closing events * Sponsorship packages are not exclusive, BDW reserves the right to accept complimentary sponsorship for the event – with prior agreement from main sponsor.
Hackathon Sponsorship OptionsHACKATHON PARTNER CLOSED HACKATHON FOOD & DRINKS SPONSOR CLOSED1 AVAILABLE £10,000 (ex VAT) 1 AVAILABLE* £2,500 (ex VAT)Your opportunity as the exclusive partner for the the oﬃcial Big Data Week Opportunity to be the the exclusive drinks and food sponsor forHackathon (27/28 April) at an exclusive London City Centre venue (TBC) the Big Data Week Hackathon• Exclusive branding on all event collateral (pop-ups, badges, lanyards etc) • Opportunity to distribute branded products at the event• Opportunity to open the hackathon with a keynote • Opportunity to be part of the panel in the ‘Dragon’s Den’• Opportunity for an event stand • Online branding on festival website, social media and tickets• Opportunity to distribute goodies (hardware or software) • Branding on Twitter wall at the event• Opportunity to host the closing ‘Dragon’s Den’• Online branding on festival website, social media and event tickets• Access to registration data from participants• Branding on Twitter wall at the event GET CODING! Watch innovation in action at during the weekend Hackathon * Sponsorship packages are not exclusive, BDW reserves the right to accept complimentary sponsorship for the event – with prior agreement from main sponsor.
LAUNCHPAD SponsorLAUNCHPAD SPONSOR1 AVAILABLE £5,000 (ex VAT)Your opportunity as the exclusive partner for the the oﬃcial Big Data WeekLAUNCHPAD (25th April) at an exclusive London City Centre venue (TBC)• Exclusive branding on all event collateral (pop-ups, badges, lanyards etc)• Opportunity to host dedicated sessions focus on best practice in technology• Opportunity to show and demo via a LAUNCHPAD event stand• Opportunity to distribute goodies (hardware or software)• Online branding on festival website, social media and event tickets• Access to registration data from participants• Branding on Twitter wall at the event BOOTSTRAPPED! Connect with startups building next generation platforms
Join LAUNCHPAD to demo great technology LAUNCHPAD 2013 This year we are launching a new platform for startups , entrepreneurs and early stage businesses to demo and pitch to the participants in festival. It’s called the Big Data Week Launch Pad. We’ll be limiting it only ten participants initially. You have a chance to demo new technology during the London Big Data week event on the Thursday, 25th April, network with other entrepreneurs and have a chance to pitch on the day. We’ll give you a table, free WiFi (of course!), room for a banner, option to giveaway goodies and three minutes to do your magic in a pitch. LAUNCHPAD spaces Up to 10 AVAILABLE Register now at www.bigdataweek.com/launchpad to secure your place at the event
Get in contact with the team We know there isn’t a one size fits all for sponsorship, so we’re more than happy to connect and see how we can tailor our sponsor options for your business. email@example.com Founder, Big Data Week +44 7876 396788 Covering Europe and the US firstname.lastname@example.org Executive Producer + Co-Founder Big Data Week +44 7595 264183 +61 406 727 959 Covering Asia Pacific and AustralasiaFollow us at @bigdataweek BIG Data Week is produced by media140 Worldwide www.media140.com