Sponsorship Opportunities

DataCentres Ireland has a number of sponsorship opportunities for companies wishing to put their brand in front of these high spending IT professionals.

Sponsorship is a good way to increase or maximise brand awareness creating loyalty and re-enforcing brand values:

  • Raise brand awareness and create preference
  • Create positive PR and raise awareness of the organisation as a whole
  • Help launch products and services
  • Build brand positioning through associative imagery
  • Support sales promotional campaigns
  • Create internal emotional commitment to the brand
  • Act as corporate hospitality that promotes good relations with clients.

Lead Conference Sponsor – €12,000* (2 Opportunities Only)

  • Branding of one of the DataCentres Ireland theatres
  • Chairing of the Plenary Sessions and one of the Conference Streams
  • Logo to appear on the marketing materials from point of signed contract and subject to availability
  • Branding on the event website with link to sponsor’s site
  • Branding on all event signage carrying the DataCentres Ireland logo at the exhibition
  • Two presentations (one each day in your sponsored seminar theatre)
  • 500 word company/product/service description in the show guide
  • Full page colour advertisement in the show guide
  • Insert into show carrier bag
  • Dedicated post-event email
  • 20% discount on exhibition space
  • Access to private meeting room (subject to availability)
  • Contact data for all your presentation attendees

Platinum Sponsorship €10,000* (2 Opportunities left)

  • Logo to appear on the marketing materials from point of signed contract and subject to availability
  • Branding on the event website with link to sponsor’s site
  • Branding on all event signage carrying the DataCentres Ireland logo at the exhibition
  • One presentation (in one of the seminar theatres)
  • 500 word company/product/service description in the show guide
  • Full page colour advertisement in the show guide
  • Insert into show carrier bag
  • Dedicated post-event email
  • 20% discount on exhibition space
  • Access to private meeting room (subject to availability)
  • Contact data for all your presentation attendees

Gold Sponsorship €8,500* (3 Opportunities Only)

  • Logo to appear on the marketing materials from point of signed contract and subject to availability
  • Branding on the event website with link to sponsor’s site
  • One presentation (in one of the seminar theatres)
  • 250 word company/product/service description in the show guide
  • Full page colour advertisement in the show guide
  • 10% discount on exhibition space
  • Contact data for all your presentation attendees

Session Sponsorship – €1,250 + VAT

Exhibitors can sponsor a session within the programme . This will be of particular interest for companies who have a product, or service that relates to a specific discipline.

Included in the sponsorship price is:

  • Opportunity to place a pop-up display in the room
  • Opportunity to place a company sign on the lectern (sign to be supplied by sponsor)
  • Sponsors Logo to be linked to this sessions in ALL printed Material.
  • Sponsors logo on all discipline seminar programme signage.
  • Sponsors to be featured on the event Website
  • Sponsors Logo to be on” Thanks you to our Sponsors” page in the Show Catalogue
  • Sponsor to appear in panel or Speak on an agreed topic within this section of the programme.

Lanyards – €2,750 + VAT SOLD

The Lanyards are one of the most prominent and valued items given to every visitor and every exhibitor at DataCentres Ireland. Highly visible on site, they are also retained after their visit, so providing exposure and presence long after the event.

Ticket & Registration Sponsorship – €3500+VAT

The Package Includes:

  • Sponsors name and logo will be displayed on the front of the exhibition ticket (circa 100,000) under the title ‘Ticket & Registration Sponsored By’
  • Distribution of tickets to include:
    1. Trade press (circa 95,000 Including Inserts into – The Sunday Business Post 50,000, 7,000 Business Solutions Magazine, 7000 Energy & Environment Magazine, Electrical Review 7,000, and others)
    2. Direct mail campaigns (circa 7,000)
    3. Distribution of Tickets to Exhibitors (circa 9,000)
    4. Acknowledgement in the DataCentres Ireland exhibition catalogue
    5. Acknowledgement on the DataCentres Ireland website
    6. Logo on the DataCentres Ireland Online Registration Page
    7. Logo on DataCentres Ireland Online Confirmation Emails sent to all Pre-registered Visitors
  • Client logo to appear on the signage supporting the registration area, under the title ‘Ticket & Registration Sponsored By’ (To include Form Filling Counters, and Front of the Registration Desks)
  • T-Shirts or Fleeces to be worn by registration staff (If Supplied by Sponsor)

Delegate Bag – €1000+VAT Opportunity Cost + Supply

This together with the Lanyards is the most prominent and valued items given to every visitor and every exhibitor at DataCentres Ireland. Highly visible on site, they are also retained after their visit, so providing exposure and presence long after the event. The proposed version of the delegate bag will be forwarded to Stepex for approval and the DataCentres Ireland Web address (1 colour) must appear on one side of the delegate bag.

(The bags can either be supplied by the Sponsor to an agreed design or can be supplied by Stepex with the cost of production passed on to the Sponsor.)

Visitor and Delegate Email Sponsorship – €500 + VAT (per email)

Exhibitors have the opportunity to sponsor emails sent to registered visitors and potential visitors prior to DataCentres Ireland.

This can be a great way to promote onsite activities and highlight your participation at the event.

Delegate Pack Inserts – €250 (Limited to 10 Max)

Inserts are useful for announcing product launches, special offers, etc to ensure that the message reaches every visitor at DataCentres Ireland and draws them to your stand.

Room Hire – POA

Exhibitors have the opportunity to book rooms within the RDS to give more detailed demonstrations of their products, hold business meetings with key customers or host lunches for delegates and visitors.

There is the opportunity to hire a room for one or two days. Get in contact for more details, prices and packages available.

Bespoke Sponsorship packages available on request (including lanyards), please contact Hugh Robinson,
Tel: +44 (0) 1892 518877 / +44 (0) 7882 246950 or email: HughRobinson@stepex.com

Stand Costs

  • Shell Scheme: €420pm2+VAT – Includes: power lighting, carpeting, walling, fascia nameboard, entry in the show catalogue, marketing support, car park passes, and invitation to networking reception)
  • Space Only: €380pm2+VAT (Only available to stands over 18m2) – Includes: carpeting, marketing support, car park passes, and invitation to networking reception)

*All Prices quoted exclude VAT

Stands sizes range from 6 – 42sqm