Benefits of sponsoring

Being involved with GUADEC gives you a number of benefits. Do you use technologies like GStreamer or GTK+? This is a great place to get involved in their development. Are you looking to hire? Showing commitment to open source helps you attract talented developers. If you want to promote your company, this is a way to have your logo seen across the world.

Meet key contributors

Meet key contributors

GUADEC is a great opportunity to meet contributors and users of one of the leading free and open source technology platforms.

Influence product direction

Influence product direction

Sponsoring and attending GUADEC not only gives you advance information on GNOME’s plans for the coming year, but provides you a voice in shaping them.

Access technical talent

Access technical talent

Experienced developers from around the globe attend GUADEC. Meet business partners who can help you achieve your technical goals.

Encourage technology adoption

Encourage technology adoption

GUADEC has been a site for product launches, and a great place to encourage developers to use new technologies.

Contribute to the development of GNOME technologies

Contribute to the development of GNOME technologies

Help the development of new features and components. GUADEC hosts planning and coding sessions, as well as technology and interoperability meetings.

Give back to free and open source software

Give back to free and open source software

You’ll be recognized not only as a sponsor of GUADEC, but also as a supporter of free software, the GNOME project, and the ideals on which these are founded.

For more information, please have a look at the GUADEC 2017 sponsorship brochure.

Get in touch

Contact us at sponsors@guadec.org

2017 Sponsors

Platinum sponsors


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