Global IT Summit

Location: California, USA
Date: 1st & 2nd October, 2020

Meet one-on-one with press and analysts from around the globe …

A stimulating conference program focused on innovations in Cloud/Datacenter, AI, CyberSecurity, IoT, 5G & Mobile Technologies providing your organization with the opportunity to participate in plenary sessions PLUS, most importantly, a series of scheduled 30-40 min. briefings with leading international press and analysts from around the world.

We are flying in a delegation of 60+ press and analysts representing 100+ business / IT publications covering 35+ countries throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and the Americas, providing your organization with the opportunity to reach an audience of over 3 million IT professionals including Enterprise CEOs, CIOs, CISOs, MIS / IT Directors PLUS Cloud Operators, Telcos, SPs, etc. Our Summits provide a highly efficient, cost-effective and proven formula for tech industry CEOs and senior execs, to brief top media from around the globe in a single location, in just 48 hours.

In addition, we are delighted to offer our sponsors the opportunity to benefit from exclusive networking with VCs plus potential partners and customers including C-Level / senior execs from enterprises, telecom organisations and Cloud operators.

Outline Agenda

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Our Global Summits are run by a professional team who have built a great reputation for bringing together key players in the industry in a relaxed yet focused environment. For some it is a key opportunity to make a corporate announcement or launch new products, for others it is a way to establish better media relations and dialogue with the industry’s top press. The following publications and industry analyst groups are currently nominated:

Publications invites by country/region

Regard this Global Summit as YOUR EVENT – if there are any other publications you would particularly like us to invite to this event please advise contact details when booking.

For a full list of sponsorship opportunities and prices please contact Mark Fox
Tel: +44 (0)870 760 6464
UK Cell: +44 (0)7836 24 8110
US Cell: +1 408 504 8665
email: mfox@netevents.org

  • Diamond Sponsorship Package – To attend the entire event, Corporate Sponsorship (including Panel Speaker Slot), filmed onsite interview opportunity for a C-Level executive plus scheduled press/analyst briefings and/or one-on-one briefings with a tailored “mix” of selected press and analysts plus senior execs from potential industry partners. The Platinum sponsorship includes an option for a dedicated day for your own exclusive customized event with 50+ participating media covering more than 35+ countries from around the world.
  • Platinum Sponsorship Package – To attend the entire event, Corporate Sponsorship (including Panel Speaker Slot), filmed onsite interview opportunity for a C-Level executive plus scheduled press/analyst briefings and/or one-on-one briefings with a tailored “mix” of selected press and analysts plus senior execs from potential industry partners. The Platinum sponsorship includes evening sponsorship for either the NetEvents welcome reception on Wednesday 30th September OR on the evening on October 1st.
  • Gold Sponsorship Package – To attend the entire event, Corporate Sponsorship (including Panel Speaker Slot), filmed onsite interview opportunity for a C-Level executive plus scheduled press/analyst briefings and/or one-on-one briefings with a tailored “mix” of selected press and analysts plus senior execs from potential industry partners.
  • Silver Sponsorship Package – To attend the entire event, scheduled press/analyst briefings and/or one-on-one briefings with a tailored “mix” of selected press and analysts plus senior execs from potential industry partners and Panel Speaker Slot.
  • Bronze Sponsorship Package – TTo attend the entire event, scheduled press & analyst Briefings and/or one-on-one briefings a tailored “mix” of selected press and analysts plus senior execs from potential industry partners.

Option 1: Speaker opportunity
To secure a speaker slot on a panel debate session on Day One OR Day Two of the Summit – see Agenda. Note: One panel speaker slot is already included in the Gold and Silver sponsorship packages.

Option 2: Conference Day Pass
Attend the morning conference sessions only on Day One & Day Two — the day pass includes morning coffee breaks on both days. Note: this option does NOT include any briefings with press or analysts.

Option 3: Cocktail reception sponsorship
This sponsorship package includes a 5 minute speaking slot during the 1 hour cocktail reception, prior to the dinner on Day One plus optional branding opportunities for your company with posters and/or banners.

Option 4: Coffee break sponsorship during the main conference event at the hotel
This sponsorship package includes optional branding opportunities for your company with posters and/or banners during the conference coffee breaks on Day One or Day Two.

Option 5: Lunch sponsorship during the main conference event at the hotel
This sponsorship package includes your company logo on menus, a 5 minute speaking slot during lunch together with a panel speaker slot on one conference debate session.

Option 6: Themed dinner sponsorship – IoT and Cloud Innovation Awards
This sponsorship package includes your company logo on menus, a 10 minute speaking slot during dinner together with a panel speaker slot on one conference debate session and optional branding opportunities during dinner on Day One.

Option 7: Tickets and Table Sponsorship for NetEvents Awards Dinner and Charity Auction –
Invite your clients or prospects to enjoy a wonderful network evening. Profits from the awards and auction will be donated to a chosen charity.

Option 8: Media hospitality
Make the most of us flying in global media to one single location – this sponsorship package is available to an existing sponsor also wishing to entertain the media participants exclusively a day prior or after our main conference commencing with lunch, afternoon presentation, dinner and entertainment etc.

Option 9: WiFi sponsorship
The sponsorship package is based on the sponsor providing WiFi internet access facilities together with a technical representative to provide the necessary support to our delegates during the event. You will be provided with a support desk and entitled to display event branding.

Option 10: Press Room sponsorship
This sponsorship package includes the opportunity for an information desk/demonstration area for your company products and optional branding opportunities for your company with posters and/or banners.

Option 11: Press & Analyst Summit USB 4Gb memory sticks – co-branded with your company logo and NetEvents logo
All press and analysts attending NetEvents Press & Analyst Summit receive the event “Press Kit” on a USB memory stick which includes analyst data, presentations, conference transcripts and photos etc – we could also include a folder on your company containing latest press kit, product info, PowerPoint presentation, video tutorials and promo clips etc. (up to max 2Gb of your company’s content). Your company would also be eligible to provide a press pack for the on-site press office.

Option 12: Conference bags sponsorship
Conference bags for all conference delegates. This sponsorship includes your company logo on the conference bags plus the inclusion of one branded item from your company to be inserted into the bags.

Option 13: Lanyards sponsorship
Sponsorship of name badge lanyards for all conference delegates. This sponsorship includes your company logo on the lanyards.

Early Bird Promotion
If you book and pay in FULL by June 12th 2020 you will be entitled to our 3 delegates for the price of 2 offer.

Tailored Packages
If budgets are particularly tight let us know your key objectives, target countries plus how much you have available to spend and we will propose a tailored package, within your budget, to meet your needs.

Multi Event Discount
If you book full attendance at our NetEvents Global IT Summit (October 2020) PLUS our EMEA 2020 Event by 17th January 2020 you will be entitled to a multi-event discount off the 2020 event.

Terms & Conditions
Final booking deadline: 3rd July 2020. Full & final payments required by 3rd July 2020.
If your booking is cancelled before 3rd July 2020 a full refund will be given. Any cancellations made after this date will be subject to payment of the full invoiced amount. 20% deposit required upon booking.

Please contact Mark Fox
Tel: +44 (0)870 760 6464
UK Cell: +44 (0)7836 24 8110
US Cell: +1 408 504 8665
email: mfox@netevents.org for further sponsorship information.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers – Submission Deadline: June 26th, 2020

You are invited to submit presentation ideas for consideration at the NetEvents Global IT Summit 2020

This is your opportunity to propose agenda topics for our 2020 NetEvents Global IT Summit which will be held on the 1 & 2 October in Silicon Valley, California, USA. NetEvents is hosting a stimulating conference programme focused on innovations in Cloud, IoT, AI and CyberSecurity, providing your organization with the opportunity to participate in plenary conference sessions PLUS, most importantly, a series of scheduled 30-40 min. briefings with leading international press and analysts from around the world.

We are flying in a delegation of 60+ press and analysts representing 100+ business / IT publications covering 35+ countries throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and the Americas, providing your organization with the opportunity to reach an audience of over 3 million IT professionals including Enterprise CEOs, CIOs, CISOs, MIS / IT Directors PLUS Cloud Operators, Telcos, SPs, etc. Our Summits provide a highly efficient, cost-effective and proven formula for tech industry CEOs and senior execs, to brief top media from around the globe in a single location, in just 48 hours

We are delighted to invite you to be a part of the event from the onset and propose new topics for our upcoming event covering important industry trends predicted for 2020.

This is your exclusive opportunity to suggest topics for the NetEvents Global IT Summit. Please submit your application, topics currently being considered include the following areas:

  • Advances in Cloud & Next Generation Datacentre Technologies
  • Cybersecurity – The Global Threat Landscape
  • IoT & Blockchain
  • AI & Network Automation
  • 5G & Mobile Applications

Submission Process

Applications due June 26th, 2020

If your organisation would like to propose a conference panel topic and/or presentation submission for our NetEvents Global IT Summit please see below for more information on the proposal process:

Basics for Debate Panel Submissions & Speaking Opportunities

Planning begins well in advance of each conference. Please do not include proprietary or confidential material in your proposals. All submissions will be reviewed by NetEvents Editorial Advisory Board.

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact everyone who submits a proposal to provide their submission status.

Please be assured that you will be contacted if your submission is chosen.

The Proposal Process Before you submit a proposal…

Review recommended speakers/ panellists to ensure there is a good mix of views/opinions, companies, experience and technology represented. The Debate Panel proposal needs to be approx 200-250 words in length.

Suggestions for participating panellists (4 panelists in total) and a chairperson are also welcomed as part of the proposal.

For your information, the Debate Panel Sessions at our events are scheduled for approx 30 to 40 minutes (5 minute introduction by Chairperson, 20 to 30 minute panel debate discussion, 5 minute audience Q&A session).

If your proposal is accepted…

You agree to meet all of the deadlines determined by NetEvents including agreeing to participate in the conference pre-briefing sessions – our audience expects topical and interesting debates and presentations. Naturally, they deserve to hear from speakers who have put time and effort in to properly preparing for their session.

If this is of interest please click on the link below and we will send across a submission form for your completion. As a guide for completing your submission, we suggest you check out examples of past event conference debate sessions on the NetEvents website. Also, remember to include bio and area(s) of expertise of your proposed speaker. We will contact you if you are selected.

Entry deadline for submissions: June 26th, 2020. To submit your 2020 topic suggestions please contact:

Helen Whitworth for a submission form


Further Information
For more information, please contact Mark Fox:
USA: 408 504 8665
EMEA: +44 7836 248 110
email: mfox@netevents.org

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