The goal of LinuxFest Northwest is to bring together fun, smart, open minds in the community. People learn, teach and share. LinuxFest Northwest is a free and open community event. Anyone can attend the Fest presentations and exhibits at no charge.

Sponsors provide LinuxFest Northwest with the support needed to put on such an event, while keeping admission free.

Connect with the amazingly talented and diverse groups of Open Source users, sysadmins, developers, designers, community leaders by sponsoring LinuxFest Northwest.

Contact us at sponsor@linuxfestnorthwest.org.

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Exhibitor Levels

Title - SOLD OUT (MailChimp)

Our main supporting sponsor. This includes lunch/t-shirts for 6 members, a large prominent booth in the front of the expo hall, your logo on the LFNW front page, and your logo alongside the LinuxFest Northwest and BTC logos for videos. This is an exclusive sponsorship.

10' Booth Space - $1500 (Logo on Tier of 1 Sponsor Page)

The suggested booth for the majority of commercial organizations. Includes lunch/t-shirts for 4 members and your logo on the LFNW sponsors page.

5' Table - $750 (Logo on Tier 2 of Sponsor Page)

This booth is for smaller organizations, and includes lunch/t-shirts for 2 members and your logo on the LFNW sponsors page.

Job Fair - $1000/day

New for 2017: During lunch each day (11am - 1:30pm), be front and center in the cafeteria. Sponsorship include access to private job interview spaces, available for signup first come, first served. Organizations will be featured on the Job Fair page on the website, as well as on the job board in the expo hall and around the event.

Event Exclusive Opportunities (Logo on Sponsor Page)

  • Friday Night Party         $2000

  • Saturday Night Party     SOLD OUT (Amazon Web Services)
  • Lanyards                       $2000 or Company Provided Lanyards

  • Conference Bags          $2000 or Company Provided Bags w/ LFNW logo

Event Extras

These are available as add-ons to existing sponsorships or standalone items.

  • Full Page Badge Ad in event schedule brochure: (3 total)                         $500

  • 'Name a Presentation Room' Sponsor:          $500

  • Raffle Prizes                                                   Company Provided

Community / Non-Profits (Logo on Sponsor Page)

Non-profit table submissions are due February 28, 2017. Accepted tables will be announced March 6th 2017.

We provide free exhibit hall space to our not-for-profit, open source projects. In addition to a 5' table, your logo will be shown on our sponsorship banners as well as on the sponsors’ webpage. If you need more space, consider applying for a 10' booth sponsorship or contact us about other opportunities.


A great deal ‐ for you and the community.

LinuxFest Northwest is put on as a partnership between Bellingham Technical College's Information Technology department and the Community based LinuxFest Northwest Organizing Committee. These two groups work at no cost to provide staffing for this annual event. With this partnership, our venue and infrastructure costs are kept to under $30/person for over 1500 attendees. We pass this savings onto our sponsors while still providing a world class event. The presents an opportunity to get your brand in front of and develop more and better relationships with the frontline technicians, developers and decision makers that make up a significant part of our attendees. Your sponsorship supports our shared interest in spreading of knowledge and expertise in the open source world.


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