São Paulo, Brazil / October 5-8
Hotel Tivoli

Become a Sponsor

EPIC invites companies, foundations, institutions, and other entities to support the 2015 conference through financial sponsorship.

Your EPIC sponsorship is a strong statement about your organization’s commitment to people-centered research, marketing, innovation and product development as well as your commitment to the professional development of your staff.

Who Attends EPIC

Each year, approximately 300 global leaders in ethnographic praxis in industry gather for three days to share and extend expertise in panels, papers, tutorials, salons, Pecha Kucha, and multimedia displays. Our diverse attendees come from every industry, including Fortune-500 companies, the world’s top technology firms, management consultancies and design studios, universities and NGOs, public policy organizations and think tanks. This year, sponsorship offers a unique opportunity to connect with experts and business leaders in Latin America’s most populous city and largest economy, São Paulo, Brazil!

Why You Should Sponsor EPIC

When you sponsor EPIC 2015 your donation enables the annual conference program that provides thought leadership, practical insights and unparalleled networking opportunities for diverse professionals in strategy, research and design. Your organization also receives benefits such as complimentary registration, branding, and a unique platform for showcasing your business and leadership.

EPIC welcomes sponsors as an integral part of the EPIC community. We actively engage with our sponsors in creating our conferences and working toward future directions for this organization.

Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Platinum ($15,000 and higher)

  • Industry Day Presentation
  • 4 complimentary conference registrations
  • Opportunity to place a flier and corporate swag in attendee bags
  • Opportunity to write a blog post on the EPIC website leading up to the conference
  • Recognition on the conference website and at the conference itself

Gold ($10,000)

  • Industry Day Presentation
  • 3 complimentary conference registrations
  • Opportunity to place a flier and corporate swag in attendee bags
  • Opportunity to write a blog post on the EPIC website leading up to the conference
  • Recognition on the conference website and at the conference itself

Silver ($5,000)

  • Industry Day Presentation
  • 2 complimentary conference registrations
  • Opportunity to place a flier and corporate swag in attendee bags
  • Opportunity to write a blog post on the EPIC website leading up to the conference
  • Recognition on the conference website and at the conference itself

Bronze ($2,500)

  • Opportunity to write a blog post on the EPIC website leading up to the conference
  • 1 complimentary conference registration
  • Recognition on the conference website and at the conference itself

Industry Day

This year’s EPIC conference in São Paulo, Brazil will kick-off with Industry Day. This is a unique opportunity for premium EPIC sponsors to introduce themselves and their work to local business leaders representing the local, regional, and global corporations with offices in San Paulo; the companies behind the economic engine of Latin America powering the region’s growth in the 21st century. Presentations by our sponsor leaders in ethnographic work will showcase best practices of ethnography, strategy and design worldwide. Presenters will have a minimum of 30 minutes plus Q&A time. EPIC will market this event widely in Brazil among business and professional groups and media.

Please contact Kathy Baxter (kathyb@google.com) to sponsor EPIC2015.