Answer the call

Add your organization’s full support to the cause with a paid Sponsorship, or choose to become an Affiliate or Supporter.

HOW WILL IBM SUPPORT
CALL FOR CODE SPONSORS?

Branding

  • Logo inclusion in all 2018 Call for Code Public Developer Challenges *
  • Logo inclusion on Call for Code website
  • Call for Code Platinum Sponsor badge to promote through communication and social channels
  • Sponsorship mention from the mainstage of the award event *
  • Advertising space in the show program (Platinum: ½ page; Gold: ¼ page)
  • Logo inclusion in marketing material surrounding award event
  • Commemorative invitations to the award event (Platinum: 24 Gala/Show, 12 VIP pre-reception and post-event meet & greet with artists and dignitaries; Gold: 8 Gala/Show, 4 VIP)
  • Customized social media plan to promote sponsor’s support *
  • IBM-produced still photography and video during your Call for Code Day experience with the executive or spokesperson of your choice *
  • Logo inclusion on the Cause Flash social-media landing page where celebrities will direct the public *
  • Call for Code PR team will work closely with the Platinum Sponsor to take advantage of press and media opportunities *
  • Call For Code’s marketing staff will work closely with Platinum Sponsor to maximize their “Platinum Sponsor” status *

Technical

  • Option to submit APIs and/or SDKs for the Call for Code Global Challenge
  • IBM-provided developer advocate support to run a Call for Code day (Platinum: two locations; Gold: one location)
  • IBM-provided developer advocate continuous support via a dedicated slack channel *
  • One selected employee may join in a unique Corporate Service Corps assignment with IBM, helping to implement the winning solution for an area where it is most needed *
  • One selected judge for the semi-final round of the challenge judging *

CORE VALUE
TO AFFILIATES

  • Logo inclusion in all 2018 Call for Code Public Developer Challenges
  • Logo inclusion on Call for Code website
  • Call for Code Platinum Affiliate badge to promote through communication and social channels
  • Affiliate mention from the mainstage of the award event
  • Half page advertising space in the show program
  • Commemorative invitations to the award event (8 Gala/Show, 4 VIP pre-reception and post-event meet & greet with artists and dignitaries)
  • Customized social media plan to promote sponsor’s support
  • Social media promotion from Call for Code
  • IBM-produced still photography and video during your Call for Code Day experience with the executive or spokesperson of your choice
  • Logo inclusion on the Cause Flash social-media landing page where celebrities will direct the public
  • Call for Code PR team will work closely with the Program Affiliate to take advantage of press and media opportunities
  • Call For Code’s marketing staff will work closely with Program Affiliate to maximize their Affiliate status
  • Option to submit APIs and/or SDKs for the Call for Code Global Challenge
  • One selected judge for the semi-final round of the challenge judging

SPECIFIC ACTIONS
REQUIRED OF

AFFILIATES

  • Execute the Affiliates Digital Kit processes out to their entire developer community
  • Host Call for Code Days at their up-coming community events, web sites, virtual meetings/web casts.
  • On-going co-promotion of Call for Code activities in general and ones specific to their respective communities.

    • Logo exchange on both sites
    • Social Media engagement
    • Videos, blogs, Exec Director outreach

CORE VALUE
TO SUPPORTERS

  • Call for Code Program Supporter badge to promote through communication and social channels
  • Logo inclusion on Call For Code website
  • Acknowledgement from @CallforCode
  • Access to a digital kit with resources to active developers and run an independent Call for Code day