2016 Event Sponsorship Information

We are pleased to announce that Honolulu’s annual Unconferenz will be held on March 5th, 2016 at The Blaisdell Center from 8am – 10pm.

Unconferenz 2016

In it’s 9th year, The Unconferenz is Hawaii’s longest-running grassroots technology gathering.  Utilizing an open-grid format, the conference is attendee driven and designed to foster sharing and interaction amongst its participants on topics ranging from technology and science to entrepreneurship and innovation. This year, Unconferenz will be a truly international event by joining nearly 100 hackathons  worldwide that will be participating in CodeAcross and International Open Data Day.


Code for America’s CodeAcross hosted by Code For Hawaii

Unconferenz is partnering with Code For Hawaii to be the Hawaii CodeAcross event location. CodeAcross is a civic hacking event hosted by nodes of the Code for America network around the world. The goal is to inspire residents everywhere to get actively involved in their community.


March 5th, 2016 – International Open Data Day

International Open Data Day Hackathon is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments.


Thank You For Your Interest

We are glad that you are taking the time to consider making financial and in-kind sponsorships for Unconferenz. This is a community event but funding will come from the sponsors.


How Are Funds Used?

Funds for The Unconferenz will go hosting the event and future Code For Hawaii events.  Sponsorship funds will cover expenses including: facilities rental, equipment rental, food, drinks, supplies, t-shirts and prizes.


Regular Sponsorship – $500

  • Radio mention on Bytemarks Cafe on HPR2
  • Press Release mention
  • Your logo on Unconferenz.com webiste
  • Social media mentions on accounts w/ over 20K followers
  • Logo on sponsors banner displayed on main stage
  • One 5’ round table & 2 chairs in main conference area

Please contact us if you have additional ideas and wish to explore ways in becoming a premium sponsor.


Fiscal Agent

The fiscal agent for the Unconferenz is Interisland Terminal, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Hawaii. Contributions are 100% tax deductible in the United States. In other countries, check your local tax laws.

Donations are also accepted online at JustGive.org and will go directly to Interisland Terminal and credited to Unconferenz.

Unconferenz Sponsorship

Sponsorship checks should be made out to “Interisland Terminal” with “Unconferenz” in the memo field and mailed to:
Attn: Burt Lum
P.O. Box 152
Honolulu, HI 96810