In the following, we provide descriptions of benefits offered to exhibitors and sponsors of ISC 2023. Each description is individually linked to the respective benefit in the ISC 2023 Sponsorship Overview. Click on a benefit in the Sponsorship Overview to jump directly to the corresponding description.
Opportunity to book a booth space in a preferred area
Especially attractive booth spaces have been reserved for our sponsors. You can find them on the floorplan by referring to the legend in the upper left-hand corner (bronze, silver, gold and platinum colored booths).
Standard power outlet
A standard power socket (1-3kW, 16 Amps, 230 Volts, 50 Hertz) incl. electricity usage will be provided at your booth.
Dedicated wired internet connection
You will be provided with a dedicated, wired internet connection (guaranteed 50mBit/s bandwidth) at your booth. You may expand the network to max. 16 clients/IPs with your own switch.
Lead retrieval (online and onsite)
The Swapcard app allows you to scan badges and business cards onsite, make connections online, as well as to qualify and download your leads. The app can be installed on any Android or iOS device. Rental devices are available (not included). For more information about the data provided and GDPR-related questions refer to our lead retrieval FAQ.
Exclusive use of a meeting room during exhibition days
Exclusive use of an Exhibitor Suite during exhibition days for 6/12/18 pax
Exhibitor Suites are mobile meeting rooms located in the exhibition hall where you can meet with your customers during the official opening hours of the exhibition hall. Exhibitor Suites are available in the sizes 9m² (3x3m, 6 pax), 20m² (4x5m, 12 pax) and 27m² (4x7m, 18 pax). Exhibitor Suites include carpet, lighting, an electrical connection, tables and chairs. To locate the Exhibitor Suites on the show floor, please refer to our floorplan.
(20min onsite & on-demand speaking slot on company roadmap incl. audience contact info (opt-in))
Platinum Sponsors have the opportunity to satisfy attendee curiosity with their long-term goals as well as with what is currently in the pipeline by offering a glimpse of their product development in a 20min presentation. The Vendor Roadmaps will take place on Wednesday, May 24* in one of the main conference halls. The schedule will be published in March. The session will be recorded and made available on-demand to online audiences later on. The contact information of attendees who bookmarked and/or attended/watched your presentation will be provided (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR).
(10min onsite & on-demand speaking slot incl. moderated Q&A)
In the Vendor Showdown, each speaker has 5 minutes to present their organization's newest strategy, product or research developments with up to 3 slides. A panel of expert moderators then asks each speaker 4 follow-up questions, 2 of which will be shared with the speaker in advance of the presentation and 2 of which will be surprise questions. The speakers then have 5 minutes to offer their responses. At the end, the audience votes on their favorite presentation and the winner is honored on stage. The Vendor Showdown takes place in one of the main conference halls on Monday, May 22, 1-3pm.* The session will be recorded and made available on-demand to online audiences later on.
HPC Solutions Forum
(20min onsite OR pre-recorded speaking slot on pre-defined topics sourced from the community incl. audience contact info (opt-in))
For this 20-minute talk in the HPC Solutions Forum, sponsors are asked to select 1-3 topics from a list previously sourced from the HPC community. The speakers will present their take on how these topics relate to their organization’s technological and business strategies. Sponsors can choose to present onsite in a theater inside the exhibition hall OR online as an on-demand, pre-recorded video (produced by the presenting organization). The HPC Solutions Forum presentations will take place/will be released Mon-Wed, May 22-24*. The schedule will be published in March. The contact information of attendees who bookmarked and/or attended/watched your presentation will be provided (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR).
Virtual Product Demo
(15min online pre-recorded product demo incl. audience contact info (opt-in))
Showcase (a) product(s) in a 15min virtual product demonstration (pre-recorded video to be produced by the presenting organization). This is a great opportunity to present your latest technology or solution(s) and to generate valuable leads! This session is intended to let attendees explore what's new in HPC, learn about the latest innovations and also discover new suppliers in the industry. The contact information of attendees who bookmarked and/or watched your demo will be provided (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR). The virtual product demonstrations will be released on Monday, May 22, 2023.*
*subject to change. The ISC 2023 conference schedule will be published in March 2023.
Your logo prominently displayed above the main entrance of the convention center
Your logo will be displayed alongside other Platinum sponsor logos and a welcome message to ISC 2023 attendees, running as a ticker display above the main entrance of the convention center.
Your logo prominently displayed in the main conference hall
Your logo will be displayed alongside other Platinum sponsor logos on stage in the main conference hall.
Advertisement on digital screens in the convention center
Receive the opportunity to display your advertisement image on digital screens at the event venue. The HD screens are prominently located in the entrance foyer and throughout the convention center.
Sponsor acknowledgement in the conference opening session
Your logo will be shown on the presentation screen in the conference opening session and the opening speaker will acknowledge your contribution to ISC 2023.
Opportunity to conduct promotional activities inside and/or outside the exhibition hall
Receive the opportunity to hand out promotional items, conduct a survey, walk around dressed in a costume or to conduct other marketing activities by your staff or contractors anywhere beyond the perimeter of your booth inside and/or outside the exhibition hall.
Physical displays at the venue/graphic advertisement
We offer onsite graphics advertisement options (hanging banners, column wraps etc.) located in prominent areas to spotlight your presence at the show. Further details and prices will become available later.
Host a fridge with cold beverages at your booth during the opening reception
(200€ per fridge incl. beverages)
Attract attendees to your booth during the opening reception by hosting a fridge with bottled soft drinks and beer at your booth. Attendees will serve themselves from the fridge - this is your chance to grab their attention! The fridge incl. beverages will be provided by ISC Events. For further details, click here.
Opportunity to sponsor lanyards
(limited to 3 sponsors)
Lanyards will be offered to attendees upon check-in at the convention center. They will be prominently displayed in the check-in area in the foyer.
Charging stations sponsorship
(limited to 2 sponsors)
Put your brand on charging tables for mobile electronic devices and provide a service that will be appreciated and constantly in use. This is a highly visible branding and unique attendee engagement opportunity. One sponsorship set includes: 10 x tables with your branding message placed in a prominent high traffic area outside the exhibition hall. Several mobile devices can be charged at each table at the same time. Limited to 2 sponsors only (10 x tables each); it is possible to sponsor all 20 tables.
For additional information, click here.
Exclusive reusable water bottles sponsorship
(excl. production and delivery)
Increase your brand exposure by supporting our sustainability efforts and supplying attendees with a practical item that they will keep beyond the event. 4000 reusable bottles made of glass or stainless steel with your branding, which can be refilled at water dispensers throughout the venue, will be distributed at the check-in.
Exclusive Student Volunteer Program Supporter sponsorship
Help develop the next generation of HPC experts by becoming the ISC Student Volunteer Program Supporter and receive the following benefits:
- 15 international student volunteers will fulfill various organizational tasks, attend conference sessions of their interest, network, visit the exhibition and other ISC activities. Throughout the event, all student volunteers will be wearing a t-shirt with your logo. (Click here to view a design mock-up.)
- Your logo and supporter status will be displayed on the ISC website’s student program pages and in the exhibitor listing (linked to your interactive page).
- Your sponsored content (max. 500 characters incl. spaces) will be published in the March issue of the ISC newsletter - over 10,000 subscribers will be reading your story.
- You receive the opportunity to post 3 ads showcasing your educational, training or job opportunities in the online HPC Career Center in the virtual event platform.
- You receive the opportunity to introduce your organization to the student volunteers with a 20 minutes talk at your onsite booth.
All candidates for the ISC High Performance Student Volunteer Program are pursuing a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in computer science or another STEM-related field and are interested in high performance computing. Most of the candidates are enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program at a German or European University, regardless of their country of origin. To apply to the program, each student must include a written recommendation from a professor or supervisor. Each application is thoroughly reviewed by the manager of the student volunteer program and only the best candidates are admitted.
Your logo & status in the online exhibitor listing
Your logo, your organization name and sponsor or exhibitor status will be displayed on the ISC 2023 website. A preview of your organization's interactive page in Swapcard will be displayed upon clicking on your organization's entry in the listing.
Your logo on the interactive online floor plan
Your logo will be prominently displayed on the interactive online floor plan. A click on your logo highlights your booth on the floor plan.
Your logo on the ISC homepage header
Your logo will be integrated into the website header graphic of the official ISC website.
Your logo in the onboarding emails to registered attendees
All registered attendees (in-person and online) will receive an onboarding email inviting them to activate their Swapcard account. Your logo will be prominently displayed in this email.
Opportunity to publish your blog posts on the ISC online event platform (up to 3 in total)
The opportunity to publish a maximum of 3 blog posts in the "Tech News" section of the ISC 2023 event platform Swapcard. We expect well-written posts of max. 5000 characters incl. spaces related to state-of-the-art HPC projects, popular topics, research, analysis, systems, products and services. The posts must be unique and should not have been previously posted anywhere on the internet.
Press Contact List
The list contains full contact information of all registered press representatives (includes email address, name, job title, company name, country, online/onsite participation). The press contact list will become available approx. at the end of April via a download link, which will be shared by email. For further information click here.
Attendee contact list (opt-in)
The list contains full contact information of all registered attendees who agreed to share their data in compliance with the GDPR (includes email address, name, job title, company name, country, online/onsite participation). The attendee contact list will become available approx. at the end of April via a download link, which will be shared by email. For further information click here.
A dedicated, interactive page on the virtual event platform Swapcard
You will have the opportunity to present your organization to visitors of the on-site and online exhibition by uploading your logo, entering a description of your organization and by providing an unlimited number of links to external pages and documents for downloads at a dedicated, interactive exhibitor page ("virtual booth").
Display a header image or a header video of your choice at your interactive page
Style your organization's interactive page with a header image or header video (must be hosted on YouTube, Vimeo or any other platform). The video auto-plays without sound when your page is opened (sound can be activated by the user). Click here to view an example.
Online communication tools and AI matchmaking
(receive personalized suggestions for attendees to connect with based on their interests)
Your team will be able to reach out to attendees and to receive chat messages directed to your organization. The Swapcard AI will suggest attendees to connect with based on their interests.
Real time performance analytics of your interactive page
See real-time analytics of the performance of your interactive page in the Exhibitor Center. The data provided includes:
- Number of views of (i.e. visits to) your page
- Number of people who bookmarked your page
- Number of contacts made by your team members
- Number of contacts with scoring (i.e. contacts rated by your team members)
- Average of scorings made by your team members (i.e. average quality of your contacts as rated by your team members)
Your logo on the virtual event platform homepage
Your logo is displayed on the homepage of the ISC 2023 event in Swapcard and linked to your dedicated, interactive page.
Your advertisement banner on the virtual event platform homepage
Display an ad image on the ISC 2023 event platform homepage (Swapcard). The ad will rotate with the ads of the other Platinum sponsors and information/announcements by the event organizers. Each time an attendee logs in to the event platform or reloads their browser tab, a different ad or announcement will be displayed. Your ad will be linked to your dedicated, interactive page. The contact information of attendees who viewed and/ or clicked your ad will be provided (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR).
Display an advertisement banner at your interactive page
Receive the opportunity to display an ad image on the left hand side of your interactive page in the event platform Swapcard. The contact information of attendees who clicked on your ad will be provided (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR).
Opportunity to feature your virtual or physical giveaway
(giveaways to be produced and shipped by exhibitors)
Promote your giveaway(s) and related contests, raffles, quizzes etc. to ISC attendees in the "Giveaways" section of the ISC 2023 event platform Swapcard. Upload one or more images, a title, a description, rules how to claim the giveaway, a date until which the giveaway can be claimed and a URL to an external website (optional). The contact information of attendees who bookmarked and/or viewed your giveaway(s) will be provided (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR).
Online HPC marketplace: showcase products, services, projects
Showcase products, services or projects in the "HPC Marketplace" section of the ISC 2023 event platform Swapcard. Provide one or more images, a title, a description and a URL of an external website or of an externally hosted document (optional). The contact information of attendees who bookmarked and/or viewed your items will be provided (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR).
Online HPC career center: showcase jobs, educational programs, or internships
Sold in packages of 2 postings at 300€/package
Scout fresh talent by advertising your open positions (jobs, internships or educational opportunities) in the "HPC Career Center" section of the ISC 2023 event platform Swapcard. Provide one or more images, a title, a description and a URL of an external website or of an externally hosted document (optional) as well as contact information of a relevant contact person (optional). Signage with a QR code linked to your online listings, which you can display at your booth for visitors to scan, will be provided. The contact information of attendees who bookmarked and/or viewed your posting(s) will be provided (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR).
See who visited your interactive page in real time
In the Exhibitor Center, you can see a list of Swapcard users who visited your page (and when). The list updates in real time, so you can follow-up with the visitors of your page right away.
Receive contacts of attendees who engaged with your interactive page
Receive the contact information of attendees who bookmarked and/or viewed your interactive page and related content within the event platform Swapcard (opt-in, in accordance with the GDPR). For more information about the data provided and GDPR-related questions refer to our lead retrieval FAQ.