Sponsor MCN 2021

What is MCN?

Founded in 1967, MCN (Museum Computer Network) is dedicated to growing the digital capacity of museum professionals, and offers a space for them to connect to ideas, information, opportunities, share proven practices, and advance the thinking around emerging technologies in museums.

Who attends MCN?

The target audience of the conference is diverse and includes a wide range of museum professionals and related service providers. On average, over 800 professionals from a cross-section of the cultural sector representing art, history, science, and academic museums. A wide range of department expertise, including strategy, IT, digital marketing, UI/UX, curatorial, CRM, DAM, and digital humanities.

Graph of Attendee Experience Level: Emerging (<3 years) 17%, Mid-level (4-9 years) 43%, Advanced (>10 years) 40%

“MCN is the best virtual conference I have attended this year.”

2020 sponsor

Why do attendees choose MCN?

Year after year, new and returning attendees choose MCN because of its range of forward-thinking technical topics that are grounded in relevant contextual conversations and a welcoming community. This is a conference of professionals who are not afraid to present challenges, happy to celebrate one another’s’ successes, and generous in sharing the nuts and bolts about their projects.

Why support MCN?

By sponsoring MCN, your organization will:

  • Show your alignment with the longest running museum tech conference in the sector.
  • Showcase your company’s innovative products and services while demonstrating your commitment to the field.
  • Join a network of professionals dedicated to advancing digital transformation in museums.
  • Meet and interact with the wide swatch of museum professionals, consultants, agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • Expand your reach with other like-minded organizations and brands who will be in attendance, sponsoring and otherwise supporting MCN 2021 VIRTUAL.
  • Strengthen your existing partnerships as well as encounter new clients during the conference
  • Provide professional development and networking opportunities for your staff who will be attending the conference.

“Well designed, strong program, impeccably executed, well done!”

2020 attendee

Who supports MCN?

MCN relies on the generous support of sponsors to help sustain our growth and success. Past and current sponsors include Microsoft, Axiell, zetcom, LIVDEO, Lucidea, Plank, Collector Systems, ACME, Capture, and others.

MCN2020 VIRTUAL Sponsors banner: Microsoft, Axiell, capture, acme, automattic, zetcom, lucidea, livdeo, plank, collector systems, eriksen translations

The right fit is everything: sponsorships à la carte

Rather than selecting pre-packaged opportunities that don’t necessarily meet your goals, tell us what you’re looking to get out of the conference, or if you have something specific in mind, give us your budget, and we’ll work with you to tailor a unique sponsorship package that meets your needs. It’s that simple.

Select the conference events that best match your brand

  • Welcome or Closing Plenary
  • Regional track
  • Ignite reception
  • Plenary Keynotes
  • Accessibility Sponsor
  • Cultural Futures Case Study Award Ceremony
  • Social and networking events, such as Karaoke
  • And more

Sponsorships benefits menu

Exclusive benefits $10k and up

  • Provide welcome remarks at the start of key events, such as the Ignite Reception, Opening Plenary, or other event
  • Private virtual meetup with top-leaders and influencers in the community
  • Opportunity to show a 20-second Sponsor video and/or to welcome participants at the start of sponsored session
  • Sponsor shout out during conference opening and closing remarks
  • Contribute a thought-leadership post for MCN Insights blog series
  • Facilitate session
  • Help MCN secure keynote speakers
  • Sponsor a Track
  • Between 8-12 complimentary registrations

Non-exclusive mid-range benefits (btw $5k-$10k)

  • Brand recognition on MCN website and MCN social media channels
  • Organize a webinar or focus groups
  • Publish a whitepaper on MCN’s website
  • Lead a Professional Development session
  • Up to 5 complimentary registrations

Non-exclusive benefits under $5k

  • Brand recognition on MCN website and MCN social media channels
  • Support a social event during the virtual conference
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees at the start of a social event
  • Up to 3 complimentary registrations

Standard benefits included in all packages

  • Dedicated Sponsor profile on MCN 2021 online Program Schedule (SCHED). Profile includes: full color logo, ‘About’ field, email contact, website & video stream links
  • Opportunity to host 30-minute ‘Sponsor Office Hours’ and/or ‘Sponsor Product Demo’ on your Zoom channel (or other platform) between 9am-12pm ET during the conference days
  • Email contact list of Conference attendees

Have something else specific in mind?

The right fit is everything. In this new exciting format of an online conferences you might have another idea or these pre-packaged opportunities don’t necessarily meet your goals. Simply tell us what you’re looking to get out of the conference, give us your budget, and we’ll work with you to nail down the perfect sponsorship package.

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To discuss sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Eric Longo, Executive Director
[email protected]
888-211-1477 ext. 801