Sponsorship of our meetings gets your organization
exposure in front of our members.
Agile Boston members are keenly interested
in agile practices and are busy actually implementing Scrum
and agile in the workplace.
A high percentage of the members have real
decision-making authority in their IT organizations.
Typical meeting attendance is in the
range of 80 to 100 members.
A representative from sponsor Rally Software,
addressing a meeting.
Scrum and agile is beginning to cross over,
and penetrate into non-IT projects and business decision-making.
Scrum and agile are in fact emerging as highly effective management
If you want to get in front of this audience,
you can get involved immediately by taking up the role of Sponsor.
1. Home Page Ad Banner. We
provide direct home page position of your banner image and web
page link. NOTE:
2200 unique visitors per month, and this number is growing. You
get immediate exposure as members visit the site for meeting
details and logistics each month.
2. Direct Exposure at every Meeting.
Only sponsors are authorized to display collateral at our meetings.
Our average meeting is 70+ attending and we peak at about 145
room can hold.
a brief opportunity to explain your brand in front of the entire
room at each meeting. During this time your logo is prominently
displayed as the backdrop to your message.
3. Periodic Meeting's FEATURED Sponsor.
As an annual Sponsor, you get exposed to the membership at each
and every meeting. We also provide you with the opportunity to
presentation at ONE meeting. This format is 5 minutes with 20
slides that each last 15 seconds each. Ignite is
a very focused
and compact format that allows you cram an enormous amount of
content in your 5-minute talk. The Ignite format is required
for delivering your 5 minutes as a Featured Sponsor of that meeting.
Call to schedule.
4. SEO Link with your banner.
The Agile Boston site has excellent Google 'page rank'. This
assigns to a web site. We work with you to make sure the link
Boston to your site results in SEO (search engine optimization)
This means the link actually moves you UP in Google's search
results. This helps you get found when anyone searches on phrases
you intend to get found on via Google. NOTE: If your sponsorship
expires, your banner is deleted and the other sponsors move up.
5. Email exposure. We send
out least 3 emails a month in the form of meeting reminders
etc. We include mention
of your company, resulting in more recognition of your brand
in the Boston community.
6. Dedicated, Exclusive, BRANDED
We send ONE email from you to every member on the member list
for every 4 meetings you sponsor. Contact us to discuss your
marketing campaigns and timing to get the most impact with
this email marketing feature.
7. First notice of sponsorship opportunities
for our larger events. We run larger events like GIVE
THANKS FOR SCRUM and AGILE
BOSTON OPEN. We notify the currrent sponsors
in ranked order, according to longevity of support. (Sponsors
appear on the home page in ranked order.) This means that the
sponsors with us the longest on a CONTINUOUS basis
notified FIRST about the opportunity to sponsor these events.
The crowd of 240++ at GIVE THANKS
FOR SCRUM 11/25/2010
These larger events are always limited to "N" sponsors
where N depends on the event. That means that when you sponsor
of these larger events you obtain a semi-exclusive marketing
your investment of time and money.
We require an annual sponsorship that starts
in January. if you come in during the year we pro-rate your cost
and you re-up for a full year in January. Call for pricing.
1. Banner ads are positioned according to
current sponsor rank. Your banner is appended to the list
of current sponsors. If older sponsors choose not to renew, they
place, and you move up.
2. You do not have exclusivity in your business
domain area. For example, several Scrum trainers may choose to
Boston. We accomodate them. If you are willing to pay a premium
to be the exclusive sponsor in a given business domain, contact
us (below) to explore that in more detail.
Logo size: Please provide a logo that is 214
X 104 pixels in size, JPG format.
For emails: We send ONE email with just your
marketing message and no other messaging from us or other sponsors.
To enable this, you send us a WORD doc and we paste that into
the email we send as HTML. To prepare, you format your message
in WORD 2000 format and paste it into a FireFox email
to be sure of how it looks. When you are satisfied with how it
looks, you send the DOC to us with the date-of-send details,
and we mail
it for you.
Us to discuss Agile Boston sponsorship opportunities.