LION Summit sponsors

Our sponsors

Add your business to the list!

LION Publishers will host our annual conference, bringing together 120-plus local independent online news industry leaders from across the country for conversations about the future of news and media.

LION Summit attendees are in the market for innovative products and services at the intersection of high technology and journalism, and are leading the media industry in embracing new vendors. This is your opportunity to showcase your business to our rapidly growing vanguard community.

At the national LION Summit, dozens of the local online news industry's leaders and innovators will come together for conversations about the future of news and media and training in online reporting techniques. Our attendees are in the market for innovative products and services at the intersection of high technology and journalism, and are leading the broader media industry in embracing new vendors. Sponsoring the LION Summit is an opportunity to present your products and services to this innovative, vanguard community.

Contact LION Publishers today to add your name to the list of sponsors, and showcase your company to the leaders of the local news industry.

Sponsorship opportunities

Presenting Sponsor $15k

This naming opportunity includes your branding on all conference literature and collateral. Be the lead sponsor that brings the conference to life.

Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Recognition as a Presenting Sponsor on conference banner and program
  • Opportunity to participate in opening remarks
  • Digital ad in the conference online guide
  • Logo/name as Presenting Sponsor on signage at conference
  • One exhibit table
  • Sponsorship credit in all conference email blasts
  • Individual email blast to all registrants on your company's behalf
  • Inclusion in sponsor-focused pre-conference email blast to entire LION newsletter subscriber list
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Four registrations for your attendees (includes all sessions, meals and receptions)

Hospitality & Reception Sponsor $10k

  • Recognition as hospitality sponsor during opening remarks at reception and on signs
  • Recognition as hospitality sponsor on signs at all coffee breaks
  • Opportunity for brief remarks to plenary session of conference attendees 
  • Digital ad in the conference online guide
  • One exhibit table (seats two)
  • Sponsorship credit in all conference email blasts
  • Individual email blast to all registrants on your company's behalf
  • Inclusion in sponsor-focused pre-conference email blast to entire LION newsletter subscriber list
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Two registrations for your attendees (includes all sessions, meals and receptions)

Tech Sponsor $5k

  • Recognition as Tech  Sponsor on presentation screen
  • Opportunity for brief remarks to plenary session of conference attendees 
  • Digital ad in the conference online guide
  • One exhibit table (seats two)
  • Sponsorship credit in all conference email blasts
  • Individual email blast to all registrants on your company's behalf
  • Inclusion in sponsor-focused pre-conference email blast to entire LION newsletter subscriber list
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Two registrations for your attendees (includes all sessions, meals and receptions)

Conference Exhibitor $2k

  • One exhibit table (seats two)
  • Opportunity for brief remarks to plenary session of conference attendees 
  • Digital ad in the online conference guide
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Sponsorship credit in all conference email blasts
  • Individual email blast to all registrants on your company's behalf
  • Inclusion in sponsor-focused pre-conference email blast to entire LION newsletter subscriber list
  • Two registrations for your attendees (includes all sessions, meals and receptions)

Nonprofit Conference Exhibitor $1k

  • One exhibit table (seats two)
  • Opportunity for brief remarks to plenary session of conference attendees 
  • Digital ad in the online conference guide
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • Sponsorship credit in all conference email blasts
  • Individual email blast to all registrants on your organization's behalf
  • Inclusion in sponsor-focused pre-conference email blast to entire LION newsletter subscriber list
  • Two registrations for your attendees (includes all sessions, meals and receptions)