The calendars of people in events are anything but average, but January remains a universal time to refocus, prioritise, and not panic.
If you're the no-nonsense type and want to get straight to the results, here are the top 5 organizations that sponsor developer events:
- Google; They sponsored 30% of the sample set of developer events.
- Microsoft; They sponsored 27% of the sample set of developer events.
- Jet Brains; They sponsored 15% of the sample set of developer events.
- Twilio; They sponsored 15% of the sample set of developer events.
- IBM; They sponsored 13% of the sample set of developer events.
One of the main pressure points when an event is coming up is figuring out how to fund it. Of course, ticket sales can sustain some events in their entirety, but many organisers look to sponsorship to bridge the gap between expenses and money in the bank.
However, it can be hard to find who you should reach out to with your sponsorship proposals and pitches. So, this blog post was born.
We thought it'd be interesting to take a sample of developer events specifically, and to analyse the sponsors who were most frequently involved across that set. That data would potentially help a lot of people organising developer conferences (or meet-ups, etc) by giving them a starting point, and an overview of willing sponsor organisations.
With that, we've identified 15 companies that popped up time and again. To see the companies featured the full list, simply read on: