ML+X Industry Sponsors

Review the sponsorship tiers to learn how your industry (for-profit organization) will be represented as a sponsor of ML+X. Note that all sponsorship benefits last the duration of the academic year (8/1/23 – 8/1/24). Contributions made between May 1st – July 31st will apply to the upcoming academic year. For more information about each benefit offered, see the Benefits Explained section of this document.

To sponsor the ML+X at any of these levels or inquire for more information, please contact us at facilitator@datascience.wisc.edu.

Sponsorship Tiers

Featured Sponsor: $10,000+        

  • Workshop discount: All company employees receive 50% off data science and machine learning workshops offered by the Carpentries — one of our affiliate organizations. $150/learner instead of $300/learner (full price).
  • Email permissions: Permission to post up to 2 messages (per year) to the community’s google group.
  • Recruitment event: The community will market and host a recruitment-oriented event for your company. This event will (optionally) be recorded and added to the ML+X website.
  • On-site table: Reserve an on-site table at the UW-Madison’s annual Research Bazaar conference.
  • Logo featured: Company logo included on the ML+X website and member T-shirt.
  • Blog post: Blog post/interview featured on the ML+X website.
  • Shoutout: Recognition at the start of each monthly forum.

Partner Sponsor: $5,000+

  • Workshop discount: All company employees receive 25% off data science and machine learning workshops offered by the Carpentries — one of our affiliate organizations. $225/learner instead of $300/learner (full price).
  • On-site table: Reserve an on-site table at the UW-Madison’s annual Research Bazaar conference.
  • Logo featured: Company logo included on the ML+X website and member T-shirt.
  • Blog post: Blog post/interview featured on the ML+X website.
  • Shoutout: Recognition at the start of each monthly forum.

Participant Sponsor: $2,500+

  • On-site table: Reserve an on-site table at the UW-Madison’s annual Research Bazaar conference.
  • Logo featured: Company logo included on the ML+X website and member T-shirt.
  • Blog post: Blog post/interview featured on the ML+X website.
  • Shoutout: Recognition at the start of each monthly forum.

Benefits Explained

Note that all sponsorship benefits last the duration of the academic year (8/1/23 – 8/1/24). Contributions made between May 1st – July 31st will apply to the upcoming academic year.

Workshop Discount

All company employees receive either 25% (Partner Sponsor) or 50% (Featured Sponsor) off workshops offered by the Carpentries — one of our affiliate organizations. Ticket prices are $300 at full price. Each year, we offer a large variety of machine learning and data science workshops including:

  • Intro to Machine Learning with Sklearn
  • Intro to Deep Learning (Keras) – PyTorch version in development
  • Intro to High Dimensional Regression
  • Intro to Python/R/Julia/Shell
  • Version Control with Git/GitHub
  • Intro to Docker
  • Data Visualization with Plotly and Streamlit

Email Permissions

ML+X has a google group it uses to announce upcoming events and opportunities. This benefit will grant Featured Sponsors the ability to post up to 2 messages (per year) to the community’s google group. All messages are welcome — including advertising open positions and recruitment opportunities.

Recruitment Event

The community will market and host a recruitment-oriented event for your company. This event will (optionally) be recorded and added to the ML+X website.

On-site Table

You will have your own on-site table at the Research Bazaar conference, where you can display products and literature, and which will give you a highly visible presence. Hosted in February, the Research Bazaar brings together researchers, students, and local industry professionals who share an interest in using data science tools to advance their work.

Logo Featured

Your company’s name and logo will appear on the ML+X website and annual member T-shirt.

Shoutout

We will thank all sponsors at the start of each monthly forum to help increase brand awareness.

Blog Post

This is the perfect chance to introduce yourself to the ML+X community through a Q&A style blog post. The blog post will be featured on the ML+X website and shared to the community’s Google group.