What is DeveloperWeek Chicago?

2,000+
Total Attendance
250+
Hackathon
250+
Hiring Mixer
1500+
Conference & Expo

DeveloperWeek Chicago 2018 brings the success of DeveloperWeek | San Francisco to one of the developer capitals of the United States. Bringing the same thought leadership spanning App Development, API’s and Microservices, Dev Executive best practices, FinTech and Artificial Intelligence, DeveloperWeek Chicago also places a focus on 3D and Interactive Dev, as well as Media & Entertainment Dev.

Promote Your Developer Technology to Key Influencers at Chicago’s Full Stack Developer Conference and Expo

With 2,000+ participants, DeveloperWeek features:

  • Chicago’s and the Southwest US’s Largest Dev Tech Expo with 30+ Booths
  • Southwest’s Largest Dev Hiring Mixer
  • 5 Different Conference Tracks
  • Featuring a 2-Day JavaScript Conference
  • Invite Only DevExec Conference
  • 250+ Attendee Dev Hackathon
  • 250+ Attendee Dev Hiring Mixer
  • City Wide Partner Events

Connect Directly with Developers – Contact Patrick Gallagher 617.512.6656 – [email protected] to build a custom exhibit or sponsor package or visit this page to request a complete sponsor package.

Who Attends DeveloperWeek Events*?

Title

35% Executive/VP/Director Level

35%

40% Developers, Engineers and Architects

40%

11% Product and Platform Managers

11%

Geographic

300 Mile Radius

70%

+30 States and +20 Countries

30%

Size of Companies

40% Start-Ups/New to Market

40%

30% Mid-Market

30%

30% Enterprise

30%

*Averages of Attendee Demograhics from previous DeveloperWeek Events

Content to Attract Key Influencers

The 2018 DeveloperWeek Chicago Conference is created to attract the developers, engineers, architects, technical manager and executive with Fortune 500, mid-market and start ups you want to find!

DEVEXEC CONFERENCE

Are you a CTO, dev executive, or dev manager? Learning how to manage developers and dev teams has always historically been a matter of trial and error or word-of-mouth advice. This conference aims to investigate the role of the development manager, how it relates to both product management as well as architecture decisions, and how the role of ‘Development Manager’ is changing.

DEVOPS, CONTAINERS, DOCKER SUMMIT

The goal of the DevOps Conference @ DeveloperWeek Chicago is to connect the community and educate practitioners on scaling their applications and technology stacks. “DevOps” has emerged as an intersection between developers and IT – where specialized DevOps professionals and DevOps technologies allow applications to scale and get delivered at faster speeds. It is becoming easier and easier to code and deploy new apps. This requires a new generation of DevOps engineers and technologies who can help those apps get delivered to millions of users across multiple types of devices.

JAVASCRIPT CONFERENCE

Javascript is taking over as both a back-end and front-end development framework for web and mobile applications. From Node, Angular, and Backbone to Famo.us and Firebase, What are the front-end and back-end framework and library choices? This multi-day Javascript track includes both educational workshops and Javascript Tech lightning talks.

3D & VR DEV TRACK

Learn about developing Virtual Reality & 3D software and worlds at the 3D & VR Dev Track! What 3D engines help accelerate development? What hardware and software are the most popular for 3D dev? Where will we see the most growth in the 3D Dev sector? Learn from industry experts on everything 3D Dev.

API & MICROSERVICES CONFERENCE

Microservices are at the cutting edge of API Design and Strategy. Come learn about the techniques and technologies for advancing your API.

  • Introduction to Microservices & Decoupling
  • Technology Stack Choices for Microservices
  • Who uses Microservices? User Scenarios
  • Deployment, Testing, Scalability
  • Designing an API: SOAP, REST, ETC

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DEV CONFERENCE

DeveloperWeek 2018 Chicago will host an industry conference on Artificial Intelligence development. This conference will be split between technical talks and thought leadership talks including the following topics:

  • Cognitive Computing
  • Audio / Video Recognition
  • Tools & Open Source Libraries
  • Risk & Threat Analysis
  • The Machine Learning / AI intersection

DEVELOPERWEEK HACKATHON

The DeveloperWeek Hackathon (April 15 – 16) invites hundreds of east coast developers to build apps from scratch and compete for $50,000 in cash and prizes.

DEVELOPERWEEK HIRING MIXER

DeveloperWeek Hiring Mixer is one of Chicago’s Largest developer hiring events with 600+ hirable dev candidates and 20+ hiring companies.

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT TRACK

From choosing a coding language and framework to DevOps and Server Configuration to the newest APIs and platforms, DeveloperWeek Chicago hosts dozens of talks that help make app developers more amazing.

FINTECH DEV SUMMIT

Join 600+ developers and IT managers from financial companies at the 2-day FinTech Dev Summit. Discover how to deploy and scale developer technologies at your finance or fintech company.

MEDIA DEV SUMMIT

Join this half-day deep-dive into entertainment and media development covering streaming media, video, communications, and social media development.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DEV SUMMIT

How can machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence be applied to my company? Join executives, entrepreneurs, and engineers at this half-day summit.

Sponsored Speaking Sessions Available – Contact Patrick Gallagher 617.512.6656 – [email protected] to secure a paid speaking slot or visit (LINK) to request a complete sponsor prospectus.

Two Million Marketing Impressions Drive Qualified Buyers to DeveloperWeek Chicago

DeveloperWeek uses a targeted and integrated marketing campaign to deliver the most qualified buyers to the event. The event will garner over two million total impressions, including powerful and compelling e-mail and web marketing, prominent advertising, and effective public relations and social media. Our marketing will deliver the DeveloperWeek message to your audience of potential buyers.

DeveloperWeek delivers national and international exposure through the combined marketing power of DevNetwork and its media partners.

“DeveloperWeek and API World are at the epicenter of the world’s DevTech and API innovation community. Through these events, we’ve been able to engage with industry influencers and accelerate the adoption of our mobile and integration platforms. We look forward to continuing our growth with DevNetwork.” – Built.io

“When you’re here in the cradle of innovation, it’s awesome have everyone here under one roof at DeveloperWeek.” – IBM

“DeveloperWeek was one of our most productive developer conferences in 2016, and we look forward to getting involved next year!” – Codiscope

Begin Building Your Sponsorship Package TODAY!

As a DeveloperWeek Chicago Sponsor and Exhibitor…

  • Connect with 3,000 qualified buyers
  • Speak directly to key influencers on the DeveloperWeek stages!
  • Exposure on the event website, a listing in the official DeveloperWeek
    Conference marketing campaign, company and product description in the onsite event program guide and mobile app
  • Access to a state-of-the-art press room, registered press list, media kit distribution and the DeveloperWeek virtual press newsroom
  • Receive extra conference and exhibit passes to distribute to staff,
    prospects and customers
  • Discounted conference passes and FREE EXPO Passes to distribute to prospects and customers

With a variety of sponsorship opportunities available, including speaking
opportunities, branding and exhibit booths, we will work with you to build the right package for any budget.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Options

DeveloperWeek Conference and Event Level Sponsorships

  • Presenting
  • Partner
  • Official and Basic Sponsor
  • Main and Side Stage Speaking Opportunities
  • Keynote and Main Stage Sponsorships
  • Sponsorship of DevExec Conference
  • Sponsorship of Hackathon
  • Sponsorship of Hiring Mixer
  • DeveloperWeek Exhibit Booth Packages
  • Co-Located Partner Events
  • DeveloperWeek Marketing and Promotional Opportunities

Connect Directly with Developers – Contact Patrick Gallagher 617.512.6656 – [email protected] to build a custom exhibit or sponsor package or visit this page to request a complete sponsor package.