Sponsor CONNECT 2024

CONNECT is a 3-day event for the BCNET member community of higher ed IT professionals and leaders who are taking their learning to new levels. The BCNET membership is made up of 44 higher education and research members in B.C. 

Now in our 24th year, the CONNECT Summit brings together the community to learn and shape the digital landscape for higher ed. CONNECT 2024 is a gathering of 800 in person delegates who connect to explore, contribute and discover solutions to today's technology challenges.

With an expo hall for our sponsor partners, 4 big-picture keynotes, 6 tracks, 60+ session topics, three social connector events, we’re bringing a whole attendee experience.

All sponsorships are SOLD OUT for CONNECT 2024!

Who You'll Reach

The BCNET CONNECT Tech Summit will bring together higher education member delegates including technical IT staff, directors, managers and executives, as well as partners in the National Research and Education Network. Our member community is made up of British Columbia's 25 public colleges, universities and institutes, as well as research institutes and private higher education institutions.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Levels of Sponsorship

Platinum Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Number of opportunities


5 available

13 available

18 available

12 available

Number of passes 5 passes 3 passes 1 pass 1 pass
Exhibit space at the Vendor

Prominent location
6X20 exhibit space

6X10 exhibit space

6X10 exhibit space

Sponsor Speaking Session

Plenary speaking session on main stage - 30 minutes

Industry track speaking session (breakout session - 30 minutes)                                
Invitation to the CIO and Industry Sponsor Luncheon

2 passes

1 pass

1 pass

1 pass

Logo in Summit digital communications, including social media
Summit recognition onsite: signage, opening ceremonies and rotating slides
Logo and link on Summit website

Prominent positioning

Summit mobile app

Logo displayed on home screen of the app

List of consented attendees