Event Summary

In a rapidly evolving threat landscape, it has never been more vital to remain aware of the state-of-the-art in best practices and technologies available to security practitioners, the methods and tools in use by attackers, and the emerging legal and compliance demands. ITWeb Security Summit 2018 draws on the insights of industry experts, analysts and end users to deliver an agenda aligned with the specific threats and opportunities facing African CISOs, security specialists, risk officers and CIOs.

Top international, African and local speakers will again ensure that this summit – the 13th annual information security event from ITWeb – continues to build on its legacy as the 'must-attend' gathering for every IT, security and business decision-maker who is serious about promoting excellence in information security to the benefit of his / her company and the information security community as a whole.

Why should you sponsor?

"I have attended the ITWeb Security Summit for many years and I must say this year I was very impressed with how organised the event was. Probably one of the best years yet." - Starlink
"Congrats again on another extremely successful event. I got the feeling from delegates that they thoroughly enjoyed the event. From a Khipu perspective, we found the event extremely valuable on various levels, and so far, I can say there was a major difference in quality engagements versus last year. Well done to you and your extremely helpful team, we look forward to working with you and the team again next year." - Khipu
"It was a good show overall and it was a good mix of audience." - Info | Guardian
"Well-organised event. Excellent and would not change anything." - Cyanre
"Thanks to all of you for a professional and well-organised event. We are very happy with the response we received and with our stand location." - Parsec
"Great experience and various networking opportunities." - Mobius Consulting
"This year was probably our favourite year of all 10 or so we've been involved in; it was also a huge success for us." - Telspace Systems
"It was the first time as VMware that we participated, and it was a great audience to reach." - VMWare
"We made some good connections with potential customers." - IBM
"Just want to say thanks for all your hard work in organising the summit, following up on everything all the time so we, as clients, don't miss out on anything. Thanks for being accommodating and having a lot of patience, especially the times I/we have made your job more difficult. I do appreciate every one of you; thanks for doing a brilliant job! Well done!" - Netxactics
"Support staff on the day were brilliant. Abigail and Bronwen, thank you. Lots of good traction of delegates at our stand, so very happy with brand awareness as well as lead generation." - Xon NEC

ITWeb's Security Summit is THE South African business event of choice in the information security industry. The 2017 event was attended by over 600 delegates and had over 30 sponsors represented. The 2018 event will be a high-profile conference and business exhibition that will equip delegates with tools to tackle today's mission-critical security objectives – no matter how rampant the user ignorance or non-compliance that runs throughout their organisations.

ITWeb Security Summit 2018 provides you with a platform to showcase your security solutions, services and technologies to qualified senior level decision makers. This is southern Africa's largest information security event on the calendar – everyone that's anyone in the IT security space will be there!

Our campaign provides you with exposure before, during and after the event using ITWeb's communication channels, including ITWeb Online, Brainstorm and other business press.

Position your brand as a serious player in the information security space and take advantage of the marketing opportunities available to you.

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:

  • Engage with information security experts from all over the world
  • Connect with potential buyers
  • Share knowledge, ideas, technologies and opinions with key industry players
  • Explore industry trends and recent developments to help you keep ahead of your competition
  • Launch and promote new products, services and solutions
  • Recruit new customers

ITWeb Security Summit 2017 Videos

Key Objectives

Information security isn't just an IT issue anymore – it's everyone's business!

Executives responsible for securing their organisation's assets and infrastructure, experienced information security professionals and newcomers attend ITWeb Security Summit to:

  • Identify threats: Explore security threats to your business
  • Recognise opportunities: Take advantage of opportunities and remain competitive
  • Create awareness: Combat user ignorance and stay up-to-date on issues and solutions
  • Mitigate risk: Manage the challenge of regulatory compliance, policies and procedures
  • Safeguard assets: Protect critical infrastructure through effective intrusion prevention strategies
  • Learn what works and what doesn't: Get insight into successful security strategies and best practices
  • Experience it: Witness demonstrations of IT security tools and techniques
  • Explore options: Find out about the wide range of innovative security products and solutions
  • Exchange ideas: Network with peers and industry experts in the field of information security

Is this your target market?

CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, IT Directors, Network Architects & Managers, Middle to Senior IT Management, Heads of Departments, Risk Managers, Auditors, practitioners of Information Security / IT industry, and Senior business and IT executives across all industries whose jobs include enterprise-security responsibilities and critical infrastructure protection.

Those charged with developing and implementing their organisation's information security programs, including:

  • CEOs/Managing Directors
  • Senior Business Executives whose jobs include enterprise-security responsibilities
  • Senior Business Executives whose jobs include critical infrastructure protection
  • Information Security Managers and Directors
  • Information Security Staff
  • Network and Systems Security Administrators
  • Enterprise Security Architects
  • Business Continuity Managers
  • Data Security Professionals
  • IT Auditors

Those accountable for information security within their areas of expertise, including:

  • CIOs
  • IT/MIS Staff
  • Internet Security Managers
  • Systems Planners and Analysts
  • Security Analysts
  • Systems Administrators
  • Software and Application Developers
  • Engineers
  • Technical and Support Specialists
  • Systems Integrators
  • Web Masters
  • Strategic Planners

If you have a solution, product or technology in one of the following areas then ITWeb Security Summit is the platform for you

  • Access Control
  • Anti Virus & Content Security
  • Anti-Hacking
  • AV Malware
  • Biometrics
  • Business Continuity Management
  • CIIP Solutions
  • Cloud Security
  • Communication Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computer Remote Control
  • Content Inspection / Filtering
  • Content Security
  • Crypto Algorithms
  • Cyber Crime
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Data Storage
  • Defence Industry Supplier
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Education & Training
  • Electronic Access Equipment
  • Encryption Application / Devices
  • Enterprise Network Solution Provider
  • Enterprise Security Management
  • Firewalls
  • Forensic Labs
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Information Risk Management
  • Information Security Consultants
  • Internet Data Centre
  • Internet Security
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • ISPs
  • Managed Security Services
  • Network Security
  • Network Security & Management
  • Online Financial Attacks
  • PCI and Compliance
  • Phishing
  • PKI
  • Risk Management
  • Security Operations Systems
  • Smart Card & RFID Technology
  • Software Application Developers
  • SPAM and Spyware
  • Threat Evolution and Response
  • Threat Modelling
  • Virtualisation and Security
  • Vulnerability Management Solutions
  • WAN Optimisation
  • Web Security
  • Wireless Security

Sponsorship Table

Other promotional and branding opportunities

  • Executive Roundtable Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 125k
  • Exclusive Workshop Sponsor – 165k
  • Urban Café Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 225k
  • Official Wrap-Up Party Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 135k
  • Business Matchmaking Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 95k
  • Branded Water Bottles Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 25k
  • Conference Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE –15k
  • Conference Delegate Power Pack Snack Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 85k
  • Survey and Survey Results Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 155k
  • Hackathon Event Sponsor – 105k
  • Rotating demo labs – Capture the Flag competition – 25k

Executive Roundtable Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

ITWeb's Executive Roundtable at Security 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)

Exclusive Workshop Sponsor

Your workshop will run on Day 1 of the Summit programme ie 21 May 2018 in Johannesburg and on 28 May 2018 in Cape Town.

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 security solutions 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 9m2 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 165,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Urban Café Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

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 'Urban Café sponsor' in the following positions:
    • On the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website
    • 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.
  • 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 'Urban Café sponsor' and advertise the discounted rate your guests qualify for on their registration.
  • As Urban Café 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
  • 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.

At the event promotion and marketing benefits

  • 2 specialty refreshment bars to be positioned in the centre of the exhibition. These bars will be manned by 4 barista's serving not more than 2,000 speciality drinks for the duration of the event.
  • Your company will be entitled to provide wording and graphics to be included as a perforated coupon inside the Event Guide that will be handed out to all delegates. The purpose of the Event Guide is to hype up your presence at the event and activities inside the Urban Café.
  • 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.
  • Two (2) complimentary delegate passes to the summit will be made available for your corporate guests.
  • Additional tickets will be available at less 15%.
  • Four (4) complimentary sponsor passes to the exhibition area of the summit will be made available for your company's staff that will be networking inside your Urban Café for the duration of the event.
  • Your logo will be branded on the labels of 2,000 cup sleeves together with the Security Summit logo (cup sleeves wrap around the premium ripple paper cups that drinks will be served in).
  • Your logo will be branded on the front of the refreshment bar stations.
  • Your logo will be branded on the front of the barista aprons.
  • Your logo will be branded on all menu's displayed on refreshment bar counters.

Extensive post event marketing and lead generation benefits

  • Your company:
    • Will benefit from your corporate logo remaining on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event;
    • Will be provided with a full post event demographic report and results of delegate feedback evaluations and comments; and
    • Will be provided with a full conference delegate list to assist in new business generation.

Exclusive Urban Café Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 225,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Additional furniture / flooring / design aspects inside the Urban Café required by the Sponsor will be for the Sponsor's own account.

ITWeb Security Summit 2018 Wrap-up Party Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

The ITWeb Security 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.

ITWeb Security Summit 2018 Wrap-Up Party Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 135,000.00 (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.

Business Matchmaking Sponsor - EXCLUSIVE

About Business Matchmaking at ITWeb Security Summit 2018

All delegates, speakers and sponsors are pre-show profiled into the Business Matchmaking Program at ITWeb Security Summit 2018 and can select who they want to meet and schedule their meetings. The entire program is managed onsite through an onsite Business Matchmaking helpdesk. This helpdesk will consist of staff that track meetings and staff that follow up on no-shows for sponsors.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Business Matchmaking 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 'Business Matchmaking 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 Web site.
  • Sponsors corporate logo (hyperlinked back to your Web site) under the heading 'Business Matchmaking sponsor' to appear on separate direct e-mail shots.
  • On-going branding for the Business Matchmaking Sponsor.
  • 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 provided with a 30 word company write-up and contact details as well as your corporate logo inside the official Event Guide.
  • Your company will be entitled to place free-standing banners around the Business Matchmaking Lounge situated in a prime position in the exhibition area of the event.
  • Insert up to four A4 sheets of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate document bags.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Business Matchmaking Sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the summit.
  • Two (2) complimentary delegate passes to the summit will be made available for your corporate guests.
  • Additional tickets for the conference will be available at less 10%.
  • Two (2) complimentary sponsor passes to the exhibition area will be made available for your staff that will be available for networking inside the business matchmaking area for the duration of the exhibition.

Extensive post event marketing and lead generation benefits

  • Corporate logo 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 a full conference delegate list to assist in new business generation.

Business Matchmaking Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 95,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Branded water bottles – EXCLUSIVE

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 under the heading '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 web site.
  • 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.
  • Your corporate logo will appear on the labels of 2,500 bottles of still water to be given out to all delegates inside the conference auditorium and during refreshment breaks for the duration of the event.
  • Insert one A4 sheet of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate document bags.
  • One complimentary delegate pass to the summit will be made available for your company's staff or corporate guest.
  • Additional tickets for the summit will be available at less 10%.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the summit.

Branded Water Bottles Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 25,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: Bottled water to be supplied by event organiser – ITWeb.

Conference Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

Sponsorship benefits

  • Your company branded notepads and pens will be put out on all delegate seats and used exclusively inside the main conference plenary venue as well as in all track breakaway rooms for the duration of the Summit.

Delegate Notepad and Pen Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 15,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: Notepads and pens to be supplied by the sponsor.
Quantities required: 1,500 x notepads and pens.

Conference Delegate Power Snack Pack Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

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.
  • Your corporate logo will be prominently branded onto 550 snack packs, filled with snacks designed to give energy, to be given out to all delegates at registration on the morning of Day 1 of the Summit.
  • Insert one A4 sheet of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate document bags.
  • Tickets for the summit 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.

Power Snack Pack Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 85,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: ITWeb is responsible for design and supply of snack packs and will need high resolution logo's from the sponsor. Proof to be signed off by sponsor before printing.

Survey and Survey Results Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

Be seen as a leader in information security insight and intelligence.

Sponsor the 1st 'Information Security Breaches Survey' and have your brand associated with the launch of the results of this exclusive survey to a captive audience of security professionals during the plenary conference session at ITWeb Security Summit 2018.

Target respondents:

Respondent target base will be carefully defined to include decision-makers and other relevant C-level executives directly responsible for information security in their organisation. The goal is to capture a minimum of 100 valid responses from qualified respondents.

Incentive for respondents:

  • Exclusive access to key findings of the survey
  • Lucky draw prize

Part of the incentive for the respondents to complete the survey is a prize draw. The prize should be valued at around R5 000. Prize details will be advertised on some of the online banners as an additional incentive for the target audience to complete the survey questionnaire.

Pre-Survey Marketing

  • ITWeb front page exposure for four weeks – for branding purposes and to attract respondents (note - although the key demographic base will be targeted directly via personalised e-mails).
  • Drafting the questionnaire is the most important part of the survey process. ITWeb and the sponsor would work together to ensure the questionnaire yields meaningful results that are of high value to both the sponsor as well as the targeted audience.
  • There will be one specific lead-generation question – asking for respondent's consent to be contacted by the sponsor.
  • Promotional banners, banners for the survey fall into two categories: 4 banners promoting the survey and 2 banners promoting the sponsor's company or products
  • ITWeb will post an article outlining the objectives of the survey and include comments from a spokesperson from the sponsoring company. It will draw attention to the key challenges and profile the sponsor as the thought leader and innovator in this sector. This article will be published in all relevant portals on ITWeb. The headline will also appear on the survey landing page.
  • There will be a minimum of three mailshots sent out during the course of the survey promoting the survey to respondents and including the sponsors brand.
  • In order to reach the required respondent target and achieve a qualified sample, ITWeb will run a telesales initiative in addition to the digital channels mentioned above.

At Event Marketing

  1. A nominated spokesperson from the sponsoring company to present the findings to the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 audience during a 20min presentation during the main plenary on day one.
  2. A Survey Report including the sponsor brand will be published to include the survey results as well as commentary. The hard copy of this report will be handed out to all attendees at the close of day two.

Post-Survey Marketing

  • An article providing a sneak preview of the results will be written after the survey has closed (at the sponsors discretion). It will include comments and analysis from both the sponsor and ITWeb's journalist / editor. This post-survey article will be published in all relevant portals on ITWeb and will also appear on the survey home page.
  • ITWeb and Brainstorm journalists would refer to the survey results and sponsor commentary and analysis of the results throughout the year, as and when writing about IT solutions, issues and trends that the survey results can help illuminate.
  • The survey results will , *subject to sponsor approval, be comprehensively covered in print in ICT Insight, a monthly supplement to ITWeb Brainstorm magazine that reaches 12 000 business technology decision-makers.
  • The above survey results editorial is featured as the cover story in ICT Insight. This cover story article is also republished on ITWeb, including the infographics, plus a PDF version of the print coverage.

Additional Opportunity

  1. An exclusive business breakfast event alongside the Summit – to be attended by the respondents (selected by the sponsor and according to the sponsors preferred profile of audience), and other relevant industry stakeholders and the sponsors guests. This briefing would delve deeper into the results and also include an analysts opinion and panel discussion.

(Note: there is an additional investment cost for this 'Executive Roundtable' opportunity)

Survey Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 155,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Hackathon Event Sponsor

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 'Hackathon 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 hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
    • 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.
  • 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 'Hackathon sponsor' and advertise the discounted rate your guests qualify for on their registration.
  • Your nominated senior level executive will be interviewed by a journalist from ITWeb. This interview will be utilized in a pre-event editorial story to be published on ITWeb.
  • Your nominated senior level executive will be interviewed by a videographer from ITWeb. Two videos will be published online on the ITWeb Security Summit portal one pre and one post event.

Extensive marketing benefits – At the event

Your company will be entitled to:

  • Place two free-standing banners (1m x 2m) inside the Hackathon venue.
  • Place two free-standing banners (1mx2m) in the registration area of the event.
  • Provide branded promotional gifts / giveaways for all Hackathon attendees.
  • 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;
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Hackathon sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the summit;
  • Tickets for the summit will be available at less 15%; and
  • Two (2) complimentary delegate passes to the summit.

Extensive marketing benefits – Post-event

Your company:

  • Will benefit from your corporate logo remaining on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event;

Hackathon Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 105,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: ITWeb is responsible for design and supply of snack packs and will need high resolution logo's from the sponsor. Proof to be signed off by sponsor before printing.

Rotating demo labs – Capture the Flag competition

BRAND NEW OPPORTUNITY

Sponsor one of our rotating demo labs and create visibility for your brand as well as your solutions / products. Delegates will need to view your demo in order to participate in the official Security Summit 2018 'capture the flag' competition. Demo labs will run on both 23 & 24 May 2018 inside the exhibition area.

Demo Lab Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 25,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Sponsors

Silver sponsor