Balisage Sponsorship Opportunities

Balisage is a small, highly targeted, event. Balisage sponsorship provides an opportunity to be highly visible to technical decision makers in XML user, standards, academic, and tool development spaces. Sponsorship packages are outlined below, and we are happy to discuss other options.

Gold Sponsor Package — $5,000

Silver Sponsor Package — $3,000

Conference Sponsor Package — $1,000

Symposium Sponsor Package — $1,000

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors at any of the levels above are also encouraged to increase their visibility with the following sponsorship opportunities.

Conference Social Event — at cost

A sponsor who hosts a social event for the entire conference will plan and pay for the event. Such events might be receptions, dinners, or other themed events. For a sponsor hosting a conference social event, Balisage will:

Logo Collateral — at cost

A sponsor who wants to provide collateral material (such as bags, lanyards, or pens) should coordinate with the conference organizer so two sponsors don't provide the same materials. Materials should include both the Balisage logo and the sponsor logo(s). Sponsors will have the materials printed/produced and delivered to the conference site; conference organizers will provide these materials to the participants.

Co-Sponsoring Balisage - other conferences, similar events, and membership groups

Balisage welcomes proposals to co-sponsor the conference (and pre-conference symposium) from membership groups and conferences. The co-sponsorship deal:

If you are interested in sponsoring or co-sponsoring Balisage, please send email to or call Tommie Usdin at +1 301/315-9634 to discuss specifics.

* Half price registration is based on regular full price registration. Sponsor employees who are speakers or members of co-sponsor organizations may register at either half the regular price or at the discount/speaker rate, which ever is lower. Sponsors may not apply the half price to otherwise discounted registration fees.