Become a Sponsor

We are looking for sponsors!


Silver (investment: $5,000)
Silver sponsors will receive recognition on the XLDB-2018 website throughout the conference. As a silver sponsor, your organization will also receive one free conference pass.

Gold (investment: $10,000)
Gold sponsors will receive all the benefits of Silver sponsorship PLUS poster space. As a gold sponsor, your organization will receive two free conference passes.

Platinum (investment: $15,000)
Platinum sponsors will receive all the benefits of Gold sponsorship PLUS a table space for advertising your product(s) during the conference in high-traffic area, as well as 6 month recognition on website. As a platinum sponsor, your organization will receive four free conference passes.


type investment table space poster space free conference passes recognition on conference website
platinum $15,000 yes yes 4 yes
gold $10,000   yes 2 yes
silver $5,000     1 yes

About the audience

Attendees of the XLDB events include representatives from:

  • Data-intensive scientific projects from a broad range of science domains such as astronomy, high energy physics, geoscience, bioinformatics, oil and gas research
  • Data-intensive industrial users such as web companies, social networking, finance / Wall Street, genomics, drug discovery, health care, oil and gas, retail
  • Leading database researchers
  • Major database vendors

See XLDB Community for details about the community.

Expected attendance ~200.


How the funds will be spent

Funds from sponsors will be used to cover costs associated with running the conference which we are unable to cover through regular registration.  Any remaining funds will be used towards future XLDB activities and events. If you are interested in sponsoring a particular item (for example ice cream social, or lunches), just let us know.

How to become a sponsor

Contact us by email