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Consensus

2017: Making Blockchain Real


May 22-24 | New York Marriott Marquis

CoinDesk is proud to present its 3rd annual blockchain technology summit, Consensus 2017. Next May, professionals
from the leading industry startups, investment firms, financial services giants, academic institutions and policy groups
will return to the New York Marriott Marquis to discuss the evolving real-world applications of blockchain technology.

Like Consensus 2016, our 2017 summit will feature two and a half days of demos, networking, and expert discussions
regarding the most important commercial developments, technical innovations, and public policy issues affecting the
blockchain industry. We expect another sell-out this year with a global audience of 2,000+ entrepreneurs, executives,
investors, policy makers, developers, academics, and journalists from 800+ companies and 35+ countries.

Our sponsors receive valuable advanced access to this audience, which allows them to connect in advance and schedule
face-to-face meetings that drive their business development objectives.

Consensus 2016 Snapshot:



Industries Represented:
Level of Position at Institution:
Blockchain Startups (90%+ of VC $ represented)
CEOs (13%)
Wall Street Financial Institutions
Other C-Suite (20%)
Enterprise Tech Giants
VPs / Managing Directors
National Government Agencies
Head of Innovation
Investment Firms (Funds & Corporate Venture)
Partners/Principals
Financial Media
Portfolio/Fund Managers


Interest in getting involved? Contact Peter Bordes at bordes@ coindesk.com / +1 914-263-7313

Increase your Exposure as an Exhibitor


Raw Exhibit Space @ $7,000
Whether its a skirted table, pop-up booth with a backdrop, or an engaging audio visual display, we provide you with the
space, electric and foot-traffic you need to build a presence at Consensus. (Includes two attendee passes worth $4,300)



Kiosks and Knowledge Bars included for $10,000

You will receive a branded, turnkey exhibit structure that requires nothing
more than your presence. Kiosks and Knowledge Bars are strategically
located in high traffic areas immediately adjacent to the track sessions and
keynotes. This is a great opportunity to draw attention to your company,
and conduct client meetings. (Includes two attendee passes worth $4,300)

Interest in getting involved? Contact Peter Bordes at bordes@ coindesk.com / +1 914-263-7313

Roundtable Sessions available for $15,000 each


Take advantage of this limited opportunity to present on emerging technologies, industry solutions or critical topics
impacting the sector. Roundtable sessions will be included in the Consensus agenda and promoted online/onsite.

Private Meeting Rooms available for $10,000 - 15,000
We will provide you with a private meeting room (ranging in size 425 sq. ft. 1,300 sq. ft.), including one custom
branded meter board directly outside the room.

TITLE SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE


Title Sponsor - $125,000 (Max of two title sponsors from non-competing sectors)
Consensus 2016 attracted 1,500+ industry professionals, many who hailed from large financial institutions and
technology services companies, including senior leaders from Deloitte, Microsoft, IBM, CME Group, Amex, Barclays, BNY,
Citi, E&Y, Fidelity, Intel, JPMorgan, MasterCard, Nasdaq, PayPal, PwC, Santander, TSYS, Visa, Wells Fargo, and USAA. As a
title sponsor, we will build a custom sponsorship package providing you with exposure to and interaction with 2,000+
summit attendees prior to, during, and after Consensus 2017.

Exposure points include, but are not limited to:
Marketing emails



Mobile app
Online Advertising



VIP Speaker Dinner
Onsite signage throughout the venue

Opening remarks (including verbal recognition)
Program Guide



Exhibit Space
Reception acknowledgments
General Session Acknowledgments


Supporting Blockchain Scholars - $50,000
Link your brand with increasing diversity within the Blockchain space by inviting fifty underrepresented enthusiasts,
innovators, and professionals to join the masses at Consensus. Each scholar will receive a sponsor-branded invitation
and the opportunity to network directly with the sponsor.
Women in Blockchain Luncheon - $35,000
After the well-received Women in Blockchain Luncheon at C16, join us in showcasing the many talented women driving
the Blockchain industry forward. Inclusive of a lunch for up to 350 attendees, the luncheon sponsor will assist in
developing the 3-person opening panel and closing speaker slot for the Women in Blockchain luncheon.


Interest in getting involved? Contact Peter Bordes at bordes@ coindesk.com / +1 914-263-7313

Sponsored WiFi - $25,000


Drive traffic to your companys website each time an attendee accesses the internet while at the summit. You can
customize the password and have users redirected to the landing-page of your choice. Internet access is essential for
attendees and you will be guaranteed recognition for providing this highly valuable benefit to attendees.

Coffee Sponsor - $25,000 (per day-Monday/Tuesday only; or $45,000 exclusive)
Possibly the greatest opportunity at Consensus, as attendees are constantly searching for their next cup of coffee. Solve
that problem by linking your brand with energizing attendees throughout Consensus. Branding will include full-color
signage at all coffee stations, branded napkins and coffee sleeves, as well as shout outs during sessions.

Sponsored Receptions - $25,000 (max of two sponsors per reception)
After two days of intense content, networking and demos, all attendees will need to unwind. You will be the brand that
leaves that lasting impression as we celebrate the industry. With branded meter boards and cocktail napkins imprinted
with your company logo, attendees will be sure to see and remember your name by the end of the evening.

Sponsored Lanyards - $25,000
Printed exclusively with your logo and the Consensus 2016 logo, these colorful lanyards will showcase your brand while
being carried by your target audience. We handle the production and distribution; your company gets the exposure.
Mobile App - $20,000
Exclusive sponsorship of the Consensus 2016 mobile app, including a branded splash page, (4) rotating banner ads with
hyperlinks, and (2) sponsored push notifications each day of the summit.

Activation Lounges - $20,000
Host interactive seminars in your branded lounge with private meeting space, and align your brand with providing
attendees with a unique experience theyre sure to tweet about.

Hotel Key Cards - $15,000
Key cards unlock the perfect opportunity for you to make an immediate first impression as you welcome attendees to
New York City. Your presence is guaranteed to be with most attendees each day as they enter and leave their rooms.

Hackathon Sponsor - $15,000 each (max of six sponsors) or $60,000 Exclusive Sponsor*

The hackathon takes place two days before the
summit, with the goal of discovering novel usecases for digital currencies and blockchain
technology. We will assemble a multidisciplinary
group of developers, designers, marketers and
sector specialists to find new use-cases for digital
currencies and blockchain technology to meet
global challenges.


Private Meal Functions - $10,000 - $50,000 (accommodate 150 - 200 people)
Whether CoinDesk provides you with the space, or assists in building your private event, this is a great opportunity
where you can showcase your company as a thought leader in the digital currency and blockchain space.


Interest in getting involved? Contact Peter Bordes at bordes@ coindesk.com / +1 914-263-7313

Charging Lounges - $9,500 per charging station / $45,000 exclusive


Gain visibility as attendees charge their mobile device on your branded charging station.

Onsite Branding - $6,000++


Command the attention of Consensus 2017 attendees


with your company branding strategically placed
throughout the summit. You provide the artwork and
we take care of production, installation and dismantle.

Bag Insert - $5,000 (max of six)


Increase your brand exposure with a promo piece, tri-fold pamphlet, or show special to drive traffic to your exhibit space
and engage attendees the moment they enter Consensus.



Expand your reach beyond Consensus on CoinDesk.com


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Reach the largest and most engaged digital currency audience via www.CoinDesk.com, the world leader in news, prices
and information on bitcoin and blockchain technology. Display ads may be placed run-of-site in any position and include
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30 days.

Self-Serve Display Ads - $7 - $45 CPM (minimum is 10,000 impressions)
Enjoy the convenience of creating custom advertising campaigns based on your terms and timeline. This highly flexible
program offers ample brand exposure to a target audience, including geo-targeting (at additional cost), and ease of
uploading new creative when needed.

CoinDesk Email: Daily & Weekly - $500 - $2,500
Reach more than 24,000 qualified readers who are eager to current on industry news, quotes and analogies in the
bitcoin and blockchain industries.

Press Release Distribution - $199 (per release)
Take advantage of the CoinDesk.com press release service which easily allows for your latest news announcement to be
seen by the largest audience interested in bitcoin and blockchain technology. Features include: posting in the press
release section of the website, shared from @CoinDeskPR twitter account, positioned on the right sidebar of the
website, and a listing in the CoinDesk Daily email.
Interest in getting involved? Contact Peter Bordes at bordes@ coindesk.com / +1 914-263-7313