JOHANNESBURG
21 - 25 May 2018

CAPE TOWN
28 & 29 May 2018

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Event Summary

In a rapidly evolving threat landscape, it has never been more vital to remain aware of the state-of-the-art in best practices and technologies available to security practitioners, the methods and tools in use by attackers, and the emerging legal and compliance demands. ITWeb Security Summit 2018 draws on the insights of industry experts, analysts and end users to deliver an agenda aligned with the specific threats and opportunities facing African CISOs, security specialists, risk officers and CIOs.

Top international, African and local speakers will again ensure that this summit – the 13th annual information security event from ITWeb – continues to build on its legacy as the 'must-attend' gathering for every IT, security and business decision-maker who is serious about promoting excellence in information security to the benefit of his / her company and the information security community as a whole.

Why should you sponsor?

"I have attended the ITWeb Security Summit for many years and I must say this year I was very impressed with how organised the event was. Probably one of the best years yet." - Starlink
"Congrats again on another extremely successful event. I got the feeling from delegates that they thoroughly enjoyed the event. From a Khipu perspective, we found the event extremely valuable on various levels, and so far, I can say there was a major difference in quality engagements versus last year. Well done to you and your extremely helpful team, we look forward to working with you and the team again next year." - Khipu
"It was a good show overall and it was a good mix of audience." - Info | Guardian
"Well-organised event. Excellent and would not change anything." - Cyanre
"Thanks to all of you for a professional and well-organised event. We are very happy with the response we received and with our stand location." - Parsec
"Great experience and various networking opportunities." - Mobius Consulting
"This year was probably our favourite year of all 10 or so we've been involved in; it was also a huge success for us." - Telspace Systems
"It was the first time as VMware that we participated, and it was a great audience to reach." - VMWare
"We made some good connections with potential customers." - IBM
"Just want to say thanks for all your hard work in organising the summit, following up on everything all the time so we, as clients, don't miss out on anything. Thanks for being accommodating and having a lot of patience, especially the times I/we have made your job more difficult. I do appreciate every one of you; thanks for doing a brilliant job! Well done!" - Netxactics
"Support staff on the day were brilliant. Abigail and Bronwen, thank you. Lots of good traction of delegates at our stand, so very happy with brand awareness as well as lead generation." - Xon NEC

ITWeb's Security Summit is THE South African business event of choice in the information security industry. The 2017 event was attended by over 600 delegates and had over 30 sponsors represented. The 2018 event will be a high-profile conference and business exhibition that will equip delegates with tools to tackle today's mission-critical security objectives – no matter how rampant the user ignorance or non-compliance that runs throughout their organisations.

ITWeb Security Summit 2018 provides you with a platform to showcase your security solutions, services and technologies to qualified senior level decision makers. This is southern Africa's largest information security event on the calendar – everyone that's anyone in the IT security space will be there!

Our campaign provides you with exposure before, during and after the event using ITWeb's communication channels, including ITWeb Online, Brainstorm and other business press.

Position your brand as a serious player in the information security space and take advantage of the marketing opportunities available to you.

If your solutions and/or services are able to assist the attendees of this summit with the following then it is essential that you are seen as a leader in the industry:

  • Engage with information security experts from all over the world
  • Connect with potential buyers
  • Share knowledge, ideas, technologies and opinions with key industry players
  • Explore industry trends and recent developments to help you keep ahead of your competition
  • Launch and promote new products, services and solutions
  • Recruit new customers

ITWeb Security Summit 2017 Videos

Key Objectives

Information security isn't just an IT issue anymore – it's everyone's business!

Executives responsible for securing their organisation's assets and infrastructure, experienced information security professionals and newcomers attend ITWeb Security Summit to:

  • Identify threats: Explore security threats to your business
  • Recognise opportunities: Take advantage of opportunities and remain competitive
  • Create awareness: Combat user ignorance and stay up-to-date on issues and solutions
  • Mitigate risk: Manage the challenge of regulatory compliance, policies and procedures
  • Safeguard assets: Protect critical infrastructure through effective intrusion prevention strategies
  • Learn what works and what doesn't: Get insight into successful security strategies and best practices
  • Experience it: Witness demonstrations of IT security tools and techniques
  • Explore options: Find out about the wide range of innovative security products and solutions
  • Exchange ideas: Network with peers and industry experts in the field of information security

Is this your target market?

CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, IT Directors, Network Architects & Managers, Middle to Senior IT Management, Heads of Departments, Risk Managers, Auditors, practitioners of Information Security / IT industry, and Senior business and IT executives across all industries whose jobs include enterprise-security responsibilities and critical infrastructure protection.

Those charged with developing and implementing their organisation's information security programs, including:

  • CEOs/Managing Directors
  • Senior Business Executives whose jobs include enterprise-security responsibilities
  • Senior Business Executives whose jobs include critical infrastructure protection
  • Information Security Managers and Directors
  • Information Security Staff
  • Network and Systems Security Administrators
  • Enterprise Security Architects
  • Business Continuity Managers
  • Data Security Professionals
  • IT Auditors

Those accountable for information security within their areas of expertise, including:

  • CIOs
  • IT/MIS Staff
  • Internet Security Managers
  • Systems Planners and Analysts
  • Security Analysts
  • Systems Administrators
  • Software and Application Developers
  • Engineers
  • Technical and Support Specialists
  • Systems Integrators
  • Web Masters
  • Strategic Planners

If you have a solution, product or technology in one of the following areas then ITWeb Security Summit is the platform for you

  • Access Control
  • Anti Virus & Content Security
  • Anti-Hacking
  • AV Malware
  • Biometrics
  • Business Continuity Management
  • CIIP Solutions
  • Cloud Security
  • Communication Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computer Remote Control
  • Content Inspection / Filtering
  • Content Security
  • Crypto Algorithms
  • Cyber Crime
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Data Storage
  • Defence Industry Supplier
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Education & Training
  • Electronic Access Equipment
  • Encryption Application / Devices
  • Enterprise Network Solution Provider
  • Enterprise Security Management
  • Firewalls
  • Forensic Labs
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Information Risk Management
  • Information Security Consultants
  • Internet Data Centre
  • Internet Security
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • ISPs
  • Managed Security Services
  • Network Security
  • Network Security & Management
  • Online Financial Attacks
  • PCI and Compliance
  • Phishing
  • PKI
  • Risk Management
  • Security Operations Systems
  • Smart Card & RFID Technology
  • Software Application Developers
  • SPAM and Spyware
  • Threat Evolution and Response
  • Threat Modelling
  • Virtualisation and Security
  • Vulnerability Management Solutions
  • WAN Optimisation
  • Web Security
  • Wireless Security

Sponsorship Table

Other promotional and branding opportunities

  • Official Wrap-Up Party Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 135k
  • Business Matchmaking Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 95k
  • Branded Water Bottles Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – SOLD
  • Conference Delegate Power Pack Snack Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – 85k
  • Survey and Survey Results Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE – SOLD
  • Hackathon Event Sponsor – 105k

ITWeb Security Summit 2018 Wrap-up Party Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

The ITWeb Security Summit 2018 official Wrap-up Party will run at the close of the conference, on the evening of the second day. All delegates, guests, sponsors and speakers will be invited to attend this function which provides the sponsoring company with the ideal opportunity to network with attendees in a relaxed and informal environment.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your web site.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' and a 30 word write-up to appear on our sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your web site.
  • Your corporate logo (hyperlinked back to your Web site) under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' to appear on separate direct e-mail shots each sent to 38 500 ITWeb subscribers.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' to appear on all general correspondence with delegates leading up to the event.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' to appear on event adverts placed in ICT Insights, the supplement in Brainstorm magazine the months preceding the event to advertise, promote and heighten awareness of the event.
  • One dedicated mailshot will be sent to all registrations to ITWeb Security Summit 2018, inviting them to attend the event with a link to confirm their attendance. Invitation mailshot to include your corporate branding and a 50-word company write-up.
  • Your company will be provided with customised online banners to be placed on your company website and hyperlinked to the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 portal. The banners include your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' and advertise the discounted rate your guests qualify for on their registration.
  • As a Sponsor, your company will be entitled to provide ITWeb with mailing lists of potential visitors to the event. ITWeb will invite these people to attend the event, thus increasing your profile.

At the event promotion and marketing benefits

  • Your company will be entitled to:
    • Place one free-standing banner (1m x 2m) in the registration area at the venue;
    • Host a display area in a prime position in the registration, lunch and tea break area, where the company's executives and sales staff can interact with the delegates;
    • The display area will include a 12m2 shell scheme exhibition stand; 1 conference table with 2 chairs; fascia board with company branding; carpeting; lighting and 1 plug point;
    • Your company will be provided with a 30 word company write-up and contact details as well as your corporate logo inside the official Event Guide;
    • Provide wording and graphics to be included in the Event Guide that will be handed out to all delegates at the event. The purpose of the Event Guide is to hype up your presence at the event and activities on your stand. You are encouraged to offer an incentive lucky draw as part of your coupon to encourage all delegates to visit your stand and enter into your lucky draw. Details of your prize giveaway will be promoted throughout the conference agenda by the Chairman;
    • Insert up to two A4 sheets of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all delegate bags;
    • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-Up Party sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the summit;
    • Four (4) complimentary delegate passes to the summit for your corporate guests;
    • Additional tickets will be available at less 15%; and
    • Four (4) complimentary sponsor passes for your company's staff that will be manning your stand for the duration of the event.

Extensive post event marketing and lead generation benefits

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Wrap-up Party sponsor' will remain on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your corporate logo and 30-word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your company will be provided with a full post event demographic report and results of delegate feedback evaluations and comments.
  • Your company will be provided with details of all delegates that register to attend the Wrap-up Party. This will be sent to you directly after the event.

ITWeb Security Summit 2018 Wrap-Up Party Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 135,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: this sponsorship investment excludes all direct costs related to running this function including venue hire, catering, beverages and entertainment. These costs will be for the sponsors own account.

Business Matchmaking Sponsor - EXCLUSIVE

About Business Matchmaking at ITWeb Security Summit 2018

All delegates, speakers and sponsors are pre-show profiled into the Business Matchmaking Program at ITWeb Security Summit 2018 and can select who they want to meet and schedule their meetings. The entire program is managed onsite through an onsite Business Matchmaking helpdesk. This helpdesk will consist of staff that track meetings and staff that follow up on no-shows for sponsors.

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Business Matchmaking Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Business Matchmaking Sponsor' and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site.
  • Sponsors corporate logo (hyperlinked back to your Web site) under the heading 'Business Matchmaking sponsor' to appear on separate direct e-mail shots.
  • On-going branding for the Business Matchmaking Sponsor.
  • As a Sponsor, your company will be entitled to provide ITWeb with mailing lists of potential visitors to the event. ITWeb will invite these people to attend the event, thus increasing your profile

At the event promotion and marketing benefits

  • Your company will be provided with a 30 word company write-up and contact details as well as your corporate logo inside the official Event Guide.
  • Your company will be entitled to place free-standing banners around the Business Matchmaking Lounge situated in a prime position in the exhibition area of the event.
  • Insert up to four A4 sheets of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate document bags.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Business Matchmaking Sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the summit.
  • Two (2) complimentary delegate passes to the summit will be made available for your corporate guests.
  • Additional tickets for the conference will be available at less 10%.
  • Two (2) complimentary sponsor passes to the exhibition area will be made available for your staff that will be available for networking inside the business matchmaking area for the duration of the exhibition.

Extensive post event marketing and lead generation benefits

  • Corporate logo will remain on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your corporate logo and 30 word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your company will be provided with a full post event demographic report and results of delegate feedback evaluations and comments.
  • Your company will be provided with a full conference delegate list to assist in new business generation.

Business Matchmaking Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 95,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Conference Delegate Power Snack Pack Sponsor – EXCLUSIVE

Sponsorship benefits

  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' to appear on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site.
  • Your corporate logo and a 30-word write-up to appear on the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your Web site.
  • Your corporate logo will be prominently branded onto 550 snack packs, filled with snacks designed to give energy, to be given out to all delegates at registration on the morning of Day 1 of the Summit.
  • Insert one A4 sheet of your corporate brochure or promotional material into all official delegate document bags.
  • Tickets for the summit will be available at less 10%.
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Sponsor' will remain on the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.
  • Your corporate logo and 30 word write-up will remain on the sponsor page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event.

Power Snack Pack Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 85,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: ITWeb is responsible for design and supply of snack packs and will need high resolution logo's from the sponsor. Proof to be signed off by sponsor before printing.

Hackathon Event Sponsor

Pre-event promotion and marketing benefits

Across online, electronic and print channels of ITWeb

  • Your corporate logo – in all cases hyperlinked to your website – will be prominently displayed under the heading 'Hackathon sponsor' in the following positions:
    • On the home page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
    • On the sponsor page of the event portal hosted on ITWeb with a hyperlink through to your website;
    • On a number of direct e-mail shots sent to targeted prospects from ITWeb's subscriber base;
    • On event adverts placed in ICT Insights, supplement in Brainstorm magazine, in the months preceding the event to advertise, promote and heighten awareness of the event.
  • Your company will be provided with customised online banners to be placed on your company website and hyperlinked to the event portal. The banners include your corporate logo under the heading 'Hackathon sponsor' and advertise the discounted rate your guests qualify for on their registration.
  • Your nominated senior level executive will be interviewed by a journalist from ITWeb. This interview will be utilized in a pre-event editorial story to be published on ITWeb.
  • Your nominated senior level executive will be interviewed by a videographer from ITWeb. Two videos will be published online on the ITWeb Security Summit portal one pre and one post event.

Extensive marketing benefits – At the event

Your company will be entitled to:

  • Place two free-standing banners (1m x 2m) inside the Hackathon venue.
  • Place two free-standing banners (1mx2m) in the registration area of the event.
  • Provide branded promotional gifts / giveaways for all Hackathon attendees.
  • Your company will be provided with a 30 word company write-up and contact details as well as your corporate logo inside the official Event Guide;
  • Your corporate logo under the heading 'Hackathon sponsor' to run on the large presentation screen on a rotational basis throughout the summit;
  • Tickets for the summit will be available at less 15%; and
  • Two (2) complimentary delegate passes to the summit.

Extensive marketing benefits – Post-event

Your company:

  • Will benefit from your corporate logo remaining on the home page of the event portal on ITWeb for 12 months after the event;

Hackathon Sponsorship Investment
ZAR 105,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Please note: ITWeb is responsible for design and supply of snack packs and will need high resolution logo's from the sponsor. Proof to be signed off by sponsor before printing.

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