Become a sponsor

ITWeb Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2018 provides a platform for over 300 attendees from 150 organisations, across industry, to meet, share knowledge and industry insight and to hear about the latest trends, technology applications, data visualisation, analytical systems and more from you!

In an environment where data is abundant, connections between enterprises, customers, competitors and things are limitless and technology is everywhere. The opportunities to generate business value from data and analytics are infinite. Data and analytics have taken centre stage as the single most powerful catalyst for change in the enterprise.

"The event was fantastic and the interest generated towards my business was great. Almost suddenly, we were exposed to other industry players some of whom we are collaborating with already and furthermore, we were exposed to customers facing business challenges which we are, together with the customers, working on overcoming." - Sochin Technologies
"Was a great event, we achieved what we set out to achieve for this event so certainly a successful one for us." - Expeditus
"Positive. We received more interest than the previous year." - OLRAC SPS
"Best to date!"
- Synergy

ITWeb Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2018 is in its thirteenth year and will embrace the full range of information and analytics challenges your existing customers and potential clients currently face.

The experts in business intelligence, analytics and data will gather to present the latest in trends, technologies, solutions and analyses, local and international case studies, real success stories and lessons learnt, interactive panel discussions and practical workshops. The expo that runs as part of the Summit will be packed with products and services from SA’s top BI providers.

This is THE annual BI event on the South African calendar, with over 300 senior level business decision-makers attending the 2018 event. It is an invaluable platform for you to engage senior BI decision-makers, and associate your company and your brand with the promotion of excellence in BI.

As a player in this market, you are perfectly positioned to guide the end-user through myriad solutions to their everyday challenges, and at the same time, speak to their most vital need, profit.

If your solutions and/or services are able to assist the attendees of this summit with the following then it is essential that you are seen as a leader in the industry:

  • How to replace legacy systems with the latest technologies to enable analytical capabilities Building and implementing an effective and holistic data analytics strategy
  • Dissecting trends such as AI, Hadoop, IoT, Blockchain and Cloud Computing Data governance, data sovereignty, POPI and ethical data management
  • Balancing data science and analytics with innovation and value
  • Reporting, dashboards and analysis that can be used for decision-making
  • Advanced analytics capabilities Cognitive computing
  • Data Security Vendor governance and regulatory compliance
  • Predictive analytics and cognitive analytics

These, plus many more in the business intelligence, big data and analytics industry space, makes the ITWeb Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2018 a must as part of your marketing plan. For more information contact: Debbie Visser debbiev@itweb.co.za

Benefits to sponsors of ITWeb Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2018 include:

  • Exposure and positioning to an extensive BI focused database across industry;
  • Exposure to relevant ITWeb online formats, including portals and newsletters, plus many others;
  • Branding, editorial opportunity and potential thought leadership on the agenda, all marketed via a dedicated event portal hosted on ITWeb that includes all sponsor branding;
  • Positioning and branding on all event-specific, pre-event invitation mailshots to a targeted prospect from ITWeb’s reader base, as well as on pre-event print advertising in ICT Insights magazine; and
  • Meeting with the target attendees of your choice through a dedicated matchmaking system.

As a sponsor, you will also:

  • Generate significant leads from a niche, high-level and focused target audience;
  • Engage in meaningful face-to-face conversations with potential clients; and
  • Build relationships with new clients and cement relationships with existing clients.

Sponsorship Options

Other promotional and branding opportunities

  • Executive Roundtable Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 125k
  • Workshop Sponsor – 115k
  • Business Matchmaking Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE –75k
  • Urban Café Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 95k
  • Wrap-Up Party Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 185k
  • Promotional Inserts into Delegate Bags – 10k
  • Branded Water Bottles Sponsor – SOLD
  • Conference Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 20k
  • Conference Delegate Power Pack Snack Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 55k

Executive Roundtable Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

ITWeb's Executive Roundtable at Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit provides a powerful networking, lead generation and knowledge exchange platform, addressing prevailing business technology issues and industry trends.

Audience: 15 C-suite business and technology decision-makers as per sponsor's target audience.

Audience value: Deep insight into issues, trends and developments, delivered in an interactive, highly concentrated format; the opportunity to listen to thought leaders and industry experts and network with peers.

Sponsor's value: Unique opportunity to address a select group of ICT strategists, decision makers and buyers of technology – current and potential customers.

Marketing benefits

The ITWeb Events team will handle the venue hire, catering, audio visual equipment, delegate registration and all the promotional, editorial and marketing activities required to attract attendees to your roundtable event. Included in this are the following elements:

  1. Planning, preparation and delivery facilitation of an executive breakfast event for a targeted 15 qualified attendees.
  2. In consultation with the sponsor, ITWeb Events producer at ITWeb will put together the programme content.
  3. The producer will write copy for the programme page on the event portal and campaign messaging (based on content provided by sponsor).
  4. ITWeb will produce:
    • Branded executive notebook & pen sets
    • Branded name-badges

ITWeb will manage all interaction with attendees, prior to and after the event, this includes:

  1. Tracking responses to the executive roundtable and providing sponsor with detailed registration feedback on a weekly basis
  2. Based on sponsor approval sending all approved attendee's confirmation of attendance via email
  3. Contacting all attendee's telephonically prior the event to confirm attendance
  4. Sending reminder email and SMS to all attendees the week prior to the event
  5. Should it be necessary, conducting tele-boosting to sponsor's prospect lists to drive attendance

On the day ITWeb will be responsible for full on-site support, including:

  1. Delivery of all inventory to the venue
  2. Registration of attendees
  3. Interaction with venue
  4. AV and technical support

On the day co-ordinate ITWeb journalist to do key interview and generate independent article to be published online on ITWeb post eventPost event ITWeb will be responsible for:

  1. A comprehensive report-back article published on ITWeb and posted in the event portal

ITWeb will present sponsor with detailed attendee feedback based on the completion of the evaluation forms at the eventFor specific lead generation ITWeb will provide feedback on 5 short questions (sponsor to provide) which will be included on the evaluation forms.

  1. Company CEO / CTO will be invited to open the Executive Roundtable, welcome attendees and introduce the Chairman, as well as close the session with a 15 minute summary of the key outcomes of the roundtable.
  2. Your company will be entitled to send ONE follow-up communiqué to the database of attendees at the Executive Roundtable as an official thank you for participating and to establish an opportunity for potential follow-up.
  3. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Executive Roundtable Sponsor' and a 50 word company write-up to appear on the event format page of the event portal providing details on the roundtable.
  4. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Executive Roundtable Sponsor' to appear on all correspondence with Roundtable attendees.
  5. Your company will be entitled to place two free-standing banners (1m x 2m) at the registration area as well as inside the Roundtable venue.
  6. Your company will be entitled to provide your corporate brochure or promotional material to be given out to all Roundtable attendees.
  7. Your company will also be entitled to provide promotional gifts / giveaways to be provided for all Roundtable attendees.

Exclusive Executive Roundtable Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 125,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Workshop Sponsor

Your workshop will run on Day 3 of the Summit programme ie 15 March 2018.

Please note: ITWeb Events Programme Director will work closely with you in advising and recommending topic as well as preferred presenter that will provide you as the sponsor, the best overall ROI.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo – in all cases hyperlinked to your website – will be prominently displayed under the heading 'Workshop sponsor' in the following positions:
    • On the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
    • On the sponsor page of the event portal with your 30-word company write-up, hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
    • On the programme page of the event portal providing details on the workshop as well as your presenter;
    • On a number of direct e-mail shots sent to targeted prospects from ITWeb's subscriber base;
    • On event adverts placed in ICT Insights, supplement in Brainstorm magazine, in the months preceding the event to advertise, promote and heighten awareness of the event;
    • On all general correspondence with workshop attendees.
  • A journalist from ITWeb will interview your nominated senior level executive and the copy will be used in a pre-event editorial story published on ITWeb.
  • A videographer from ITWeb will interview your nominated senior level executive and the video will be published online on ITWeb as a pre-event promotion.
  • Your company will be provided with customised online banners to be placed on your company website and hyperlinked to the event portal. The banners include your corporate logo under the heading 'Workshop sponsor' and advertise the discounted rate your guests qualify for on their registration.
  • As Workshop sponsor, your company will be entitled to provide ITWeb with mailing lists of potential visitors to the event. ITWeb will invite your contacts to attend the event, thus increasing your profile.

Extensive marketing benefits – At the event

  • A senior level executive from your organisation will be invited to open the workshop, welcome attendees and introduce your workshop presenter, as well as close the session with a 15 minute summary of the key outcomes of the workshop.
  • An interview will be conducted by an ITWeb journalist with your nominated spokesperson at the summit to be utilised for editorial to be published online on ITWeb.
  • Your nominated senior level executive will be interviewed by a videographer from ITWeb. This interview will be utilised in a post event video to be published on ITWeb.
  • Your company will be entitled to:
    • Place two (2) free-standing banners (1m x 2m) at registration at the workshop venue;
    • Place two (2) free-standing banners (1m x 2m) inside the workshop venue;
    • Your corporate logo on all workshop delegate bags / folders;
    • Your corporate logo will appear on all workshop delegate badges;
    • Insert your corporate brochure or promotional material into all workshop delegate bags / folders;
    • Host a display area in a prime position in the exhibition area over the conference days, where the company's executives and sales staff can interact with the delegates at your stand;
    • The display area will include a 6m2 shell scheme exhibition stand; 1 conference table with 2 chairs; fascia board with company branding; carpeting; lighting and 1 plug point;
    • Your company will be provided with a 30 word company write-up and contact details as well as your corporate logo inside the official Event Guide;
    • Provide wording and graphics to be included in the Event Guide that will be handed out to all delegates at the event. The purpose of the Event Guide is to hype up your presence at the event and activities on your stand. You are encouraged to offer an incentive lucky draw as part of your coupon to encourage all delegates to visit your stand and enter into your lucky draw. Details of your prize giveaway will be promoted throughout the conference agenda by the Chairman;
    • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Workshop sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the workshop as well as conference agenda;
    • Two (2) complimentary delegate passes to the summit and to the workshop for your corporate guests;
    • Additional tickets will be available at less 20%; and
    • Three (3) complimentary sponsor passes for your company's staff that will be manning your stand for the duration of the event.

Extensive marketing benefits – Post event

Your company:

  • Will benefit from your corporate logo and 30-word write-up remaining on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event;
  • Will be provided with a full workshop and conference delegate list to assist in new business generation; and
  • Will be provided with a full post event demographic report and results of delegate feedback evaluations and comments for both the workshop as well as conference.

Exclusive Workshop Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 115,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Bizmatch Sponsor - EXCLUSIVE

About Business Matchmaking at ITWeb Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2018

All delegates, speakers, guests and sponsors are profiled into the Bizmatch Program at ITWeb Business Intelligence Summit 2018 and can select who they want to meet with at the event so that meetings can be scheduled. Every online page is branded with the sponsor's brand giving your brand top-of-mind awareness throughout our campaign. The entire matchmaking program is managed onsite at the event through an onsite Bizmatch helpdesk also branded with the sponsor's brand.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  1. Sponsor will be entitled to naming rights of the Bizmatch Program;
  2. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Bizmatch Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site;
  3. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Bizmatch Sponsor' and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
  4. Sponsors corporate logo (hyperlinked back to your website) under the heading 'Bizmatch Sponsor' to appear on separate direct e-mail shots;
  5. On-going branding for the Bizmatch Sponsor as the matchmaking team start profiling and matchmaking pre-event; and
  6. As a Sponsor, your company will be entitled to provide ITWeb with mailing lists of potential visitors to the event. ITWeb will invite these people to attend the event, thus increasing your profile.

At the event promotion and marketing benefits

  1. Your company will be entitled to place free-standing banners around the Bizmatch Lounge situated in a prime position in the display area of the event;
  2. Insert up to four A4 sheets of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate bags;
  3. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Bizmatch Sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the event;
  4. Two complimentary delegate passes to the event will be made available for your company's corporate guests;
  5. Additional tickets for the event will be available at less 10%; and
  6. Two complimentary sponsor passes to the event will be made available for your company's staff that will be on-site for the duration of the event.

Extensive post-event marketing and lead generation benefits

  1. Corporate logo will remain on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event;
  2. Your corporate logo and 30-word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event;
  3. Your company will be provided with a full post event demographic report and results of delegate feedback evaluations and comments; and
  4. Your company will be provided with a full conference delegate list to assist in new business generation.

Exclusive Bizmatch Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 75,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Urban Café Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

The Urban Café will be situated in a prominent position in the display area of the event and will be operational for the duration of the conference. All delegates, guests, speakers and sponsors will be invited to enjoy a specialty coffee, tea or hot chocolate or smoothie, courtesy of the sponsoring company.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  1. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Urban Café Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website.
  2. Your corporate logo under the heading 'Urban Café Sponsor' and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website.
  3. Sponsors corporate logo (hyperlinked back to your website) under the heading 'Urban Café Sponsor' to appear on separate direct e-mail shots.

At the event promotion and marketing benefits

  1. 1 speciality refreshment bar to be positioned in the display area. This bar will be manned by 3 baristas serving not more than 600 speciality drinks for the duration of the event;
  2. Your company will be entitled to provide wording and graphics to be included as a perforated coupon inside the coupon booklet that will be handed out to all delegates. The purpose of the coupon booklet is to hype up your presence at the event and activities inside the Urban Café;
  3. Your logo will be branded on the labels of 600 cup-sleeves together with the event logo (cup sleeves wrap around the premium ripple paper cups that drinks will be served in);
  4. Your logo will be branded on the front of the refreshment bar station; and
  5. Your logo will be branded on the front of the barista aprons.

Exclusive Urban Café Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 95,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Wrap-up Party Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

The ITWeb Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2018 official Wrap-up Party will run at the close of the conference, on the evening of the second day. All delegates, guests, sponsors and speakers will be invited to attend this function which provides the sponsoring company with the ideal opportunity to network with attendees in a relaxed and informal environment.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your web site.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' and a 30 word write-up to appear on our sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your web site.
  • Your corporate logo (hyperlinked back to your Web site) under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' to appear on separate direct e-mail shots each sent to 38 500 ITWeb subscribers.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' to appear on all general correspondence with delegates leading up to the event.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' to appear on event adverts placed in ICT Insights, the supplement in Brainstorm magazine the months preceding the event to advertise, promote and heighten awareness of the event.
  • One dedicated mailshot will be sent to all registrations to ITWeb Security Summit 2018, inviting them to attend the event with a link to confirm their attendance. Invitation mailshot to include your corporate branding and a 50-word company write-up.
  • Your company will be provided with customised online banners to be placed on your company website and hyperlinked to the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 portal. The banners include your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' and advertise the discounted rate your guests qualify for on their registration.
  • As a Sponsor, your company will be entitled to provide ITWeb with mailing lists of potential visitors to the event. ITWeb will invite these people to attend the event, thus increasing your profile.

At the event promotion and marketing benefits

  • Your company will be entitled to:
    • Place one free-standing banner (1m x 2m) in the registration area at the venue;
    • Host a display area in a prime position in the registration, lunch and tea break area, where the company's executives and sales staff can interact with the delegates;
    • The display area will include a 12m2 shell scheme exhibition stand; 1 conference table with 2 chairs; fascia board with company branding; carpeting; lighting and 1 plug point;
    • Your company will be provided with a 30 word company write-up and contact details as well as your corporate logo inside the official Event Guide;
    • Provide wording and graphics to be included in the Event Guide that will be handed out to all delegates at the event. The purpose of the Event Guide is to hype up your presence at the event and activities on your stand. You are encouraged to offer an incentive lucky draw as part of your coupon to encourage all delegates to visit your stand and enter into your lucky draw. Details of your prize giveaway will be promoted throughout the conference agenda by the Chairman;
    • Insert up to two A4 sheets of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all delegate bags;
    • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-Up Party sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the summit;
    • Four (4) complimentary delegate passes to the summit for your corporate guests;
    • Additional tickets will be available at less 15%; and
    • Four (4) complimentary sponsor passes for your company's staff that will be manning your stand for the duration of the event.

Extensive post event marketing and lead generation benefits

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' will remain on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your corporate logo and 30-word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your company will be provided with a full post event demographic report and results of delegate feedback evaluations and comments.
  • Your company will be provided with details of all delegates that register to attend the Wrap-up Party. This will be sent to you directly after the event.

Wrap-Up Party Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 185,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: this sponsorship investment excludes all direct costs related to running this function including venue hire, catering, beverages and entertainment. These costs will be for the sponsors own account.

Promotional Inserts into Delegate Bags

Provide us with your company brochure or promotional material and we will ensure it is inserted into all official conference delegate bags to be given out to all delegates and guests at registration.

Promotional Inserts Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 10,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Conference Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsor - EXCLUSIVE

Provide us with your company branded notepads and pens and we will ensure these are put out at all conference delegate seats. Please note that your notepads and pens will be used exclusively for all delegates for the duration of the conference.

Sponsorship benefits

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site.
  • Your corporate logo and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site.
  • Tickets for the conference will be available at less 10%.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' will remain on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your corporate logo and 30 word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.

Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 20,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Power Snack Pack Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

Every delegate will be given a Power Snack Pack at registration packed with a drink and snacks designed to provide energy throughout the conference day. Your company logo will be prominently branded on the front of the snack pack.

Sponsorship benefits

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
  • Your corporate logo and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
  • Your corporate logo will be prominently branded onto 250 snack packs, filled with a drink and snacks designed to give energy, to be given out to all delegates at registration;
  • Insert one A4 sheet of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate document bags;
  • Tickets for the conference will be available at less 10%;
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' will remain on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb for 12 months after the event; and
  • Your corporate logo and 30-word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.

Power Snack Pack Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 55,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: ITWeb is responsible for design and supply of snack packs and will need a high-resolution logo from the sponsor.