2009 Local Host
Diamond & Program
2009 Local Host
Diamond & Program
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams seeks sponsorships for its upcoming conference to be held in Kyoto, Japan, June 28-July 3, 2009.
Well-attended and well-received, past conferences have attracted more than 450 participants from around the world.
Due to the ever-changing nature of today's complex business, technology, and political environments, record attendance is expected at this conference. The combined international constituency served by the FIRST member teams alone is enormous, reaching into the millions.
Sponsorship opportunities are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis, so you must act quickly to ensure your organization is included in this one-of-a-kind event.
Access to worldwide computer security experts
Sponsorship provides a unique opportunity to show your organization's commitment to best practice security. For those in the operating system environment, computer security, networking, and telecommunications industries, sponsorship opens the doors to gain focused access to a highly influential group of computer security incident response experts from around the globe. When you sponsor the event, you will:
Attendance will include representatives from the more than 194 member teams of FIRST including Merrill Lynch, Cisco, Microsoft, Deutsche Bank, Symantec, Citigroup, Siemens, HP, Goldman Sachs, CERT/CC, British Telecom, and Oxford University to name a few. You do not need to be a member of FIRST to attend or sponsor. Attendees include:
Our elite Diamond Sponsorship receives the maximum visibility at the conference. The Diamond sponsor is recognized as the conference sponsor before, during, and following the conference. Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Sponsors receive varying levels of visibility at the conference appropriate to their investment. These sponsorships are an excellent opportunity to become involved and recognized within the incident response community. For known security organizations, these sponsorships allow visible recognition of support at security events and education.
|Cost USD||US $35,000||US $25,000||US $15,000||US $10,000||US $7,000|
|Logo on Conference Folder||Yes||Yes|
|Logo on Conference Bag||Yes||Yes|
|Logo Displayed in Main Meeting Room||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Signage and Program||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Complimentary Passes||4||3||2||1||1 @ $500|
|Logo on Homepage of Conference Website||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Logo on Promotional Materials||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Support Sponsorships are a la carte opportunities to become actively involved in a FIRST conference. These sponsorships are an excellent way to begin participation within the computer security incident response arena. For established sponsors, these support sponsorships provide targeted brand delivery opportunities and are available to all interested parties, FIRST team or not.
|Sponsorship Type||Quantity Available||Cost||Logo||Passes||Distribute Company Literature||Conference Acknowledgement|
|Platinum Best Practices||SOLD!||US $25,000||Same as Platinum Primary||2||Address Participants|
|Platinum Banquet||SOLD!||US $25,000||Same as Platinum Primary||2||At banquet|
|Internet||SOLD!||Hardware||Signage, Program & Conference Website||1||Logo Displayed in Registration Area|
|Network||SOLD!||Hardware||Signage, Program & Conference Website||1||Logo Displayed in Registration Area|
|Podcast||SOLD!||Podcast Services||Signage, Program & Conference Website||1|
|Vendor Booth||7||US $5,000||Signage, Program & Conference Website||1 @ Member Rate||In Vendor Area for 3 Days|
|Vendor Showcase||7||US $3, 500||Signage, Program & Conference Website||During Vendor Showcase|
|Polo Shirt||SOLD!||US $7,000||Signage, Program & Conference Website|
|Bags||SOLD!||US $5,000||Signage, Program & Conference Website|
|T-Shirt||SOLD!||US $4,000||Signage, Program & Conference Website|
|Folder||SOLD!||US $5,000||Signage, Program & Conference Website|
|Lanyard/Badge||SOLD!||US $2,500||Signage, Program & Conference Website|
|High Tech Experience Lounge||SOLD!||US $2,500||Signage, Program & Conference Website|
|Welcome Reception||SOLD!||US $5,000||Signage, Program & Conference Website||1||At Reception||At Reception|
|USB Stick||SOLD!||US $4,000||Signage, Program & Conference Website|
|Fellowship||NA||US $5,000||Signage, Program & Conference Website|
Sponsorship is not limited to financial support per se, but can also take the form of provision of hardware/software etc. Should your company be interested in a sponsorship package not listed in this brochure then please feel free to contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your interests.
Please see also the Sponsorship Terms & Conditions.