Become a Sponsor

Sponsor the Central PA Open Source Conference & get in front of the region’s open source technology developers, users and entrepreneurs.


The Central PA Open Source Conference (CPOSC) is a one-day technical conference for open source developers and users covering all aspects of open source technologies, with presentations and panels ranging from novice to expert skill levels and featuring case studies, best practices, code-alongs and more. Since establishing in 2008, CPOSC has stood out as the region’s premier gathering for open source technologists to converge, converse and connect.

CPOSC 2017 will be held on Saturday, November 4th , at The Ware Center at Millersville University in the heart of historic Downtown Lancaster, PA, and is expected to have 150+ attendees with presentations and sessions covering all aspects of open source technologies and ranging from novice to expert skill levels.

Who attends CPOSC?

The target audience for CPOSC includes enthusiastic users of open source including:

  • Developers who use open source languages (Ruby, Python, Perl, PHP, Java)
  • System & network administrators who use open source tools
  • Entrepreneurs who use open source technologies to power their businesses
  • Open source project contributors (project committers and organizers)
  • Students interested in open source careers
  • Educators who use open source in the classroom


Why sponsor CPOSC?

  • Promote your company, products & brand to a targeted audience
  • Demonstrate your company’s dedication to promoting innovation & diversity in tech
  • Meet motivated & talented developers for possible recruitment
  • Help promote open source software & give back to the community







Sponsorship amount





Number of sponsorships available




Three (3)

Name on website & conference materials

Logo on website & conference materials

Promotion via conference email to attendees

Table in conference common area


Promotional items given to all attendees

Company description printed with logo in conference materials

Number of free, all-access passes to conference





Special recognition by conference organizers to all attendees during welcome/closing addresses

In addition to the sponsor levels listed above, we also give away door prizes for attendees (books, swag, hardware, software, etc.). Any donations of open source-related items are welcome.

Company Logo / Description

Please submit a company logo & a description of your company or product (up to 50 words) to Logos should be in a scalable format such as .AI or .EPS with fonts outlined or TIFF/JPEG raster file (300 ppi).
When shown on the conference website, logos will be displayed on a white background.



Payment can be made by check or credit card. Payments made with a credit card are subject to a 3% processing fee. [Please note that while CPOSC is a volunteer & community driven event, we are not currently registered
with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit charity. Your contributions to CPOSC are not tax deductible.]


Attendee Privacy

We respect the privacy of our attendees & have agreed to not provide lists of attendee names or email addresses to third parties. If you would like to collect email addresses from conference attendees, you are encouraged to provide some way for them to opt-in to your mailing list, such as a sign-up sheet.


Contact Info

If you have any questions, please send an email to One of the organizers will respond promptly.


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