Information Architecture Institute

Integration: Designing for Tomorrow

Sep 30-Oct 2 | Philadelphia, PA
Early Bird Registration Closes September 1 | Program Announced on August 1
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Sponsoring IDEA2010: Personal, Lasting Exposure
to the People Designing the Future

IDEA2010 gives sponsors a truly unique opportunity to support our growing, vocal community across a number of media, and in person.

If gaining access and awareness with our audience of innovators and influencers is important to the future of your brand, please contact us as soon as possible.

Sponsoring IDEA2010 gives your brand direct access to these influencers: before, during, and after the conference itself.

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities by contacting us.

IDEA2010 is proud to have these fine sponsors:

Platinum Level

  • Mad*Pow

    Mad*Pow is an experience design agency leveraging human factors and visual design to create research-inspired experiences. Find out more about Mad*Pow here.

  • MailChimp

    With more than 400,000 users and 30 million emails served daily, MailChimp is a powerful email-marketing tool that anyone can use. MailChimp offers users a fast and robust application for creating, targeting, delivering and tracking email-marketing efforts. Customers enjoy competitive features, like advanced segmentation, sophisticated testing tools, geo-location and free reports with every campaign. MailChimp’s platform uses an open API, so it’s easy to integrate with hundreds of applications. And best of all, prices start at free. Find out more about MailChimp here.

  • Axure

    Find out more about Axure here.

Gold Level

  • Infragistics

    Infragistics understands the importance of designing User Interfaces with the User Experience in mind. With computing a part of everyday life, the User Experience becomes an extension of the way people operate and how quickly new technology is adopted. Through Infragistics’ Quince, a free patterns and practices catalog, and Quince Pro, a way to privately collaborate, communicate and cultivate secure UX design libraries, Infragistics customers can learn and implement new methods for building better user experiences through user-centered design. Coupled with Infragistics UX community forums, blogs and articles, Infragistics helps customers develop immersive user experiences that stand apart from the competition. For more information, please visit or

Publishing Partners

  • Rosenfeld Media

    Rosenfeld Media publishes short, practical, and useful books and webinars on user experience. Our products explain the design and research methods that help all kinds of design professionals make informed decisions. Find out more about Rosenfeld Media here.

  • Morgan Kaufmann

    Morgan Kaufmann delivers the knowledge of experts to the computing community. Through superior print and digital content, our authors aim to educate our readers and inspire innovation. Find out more about Morgan Kaufmann here.

  • New Riders

    Find out more about New Riders here.

Community Partners

  • Interaction Design Association

    We are a global network dedicated to the professional practice of Interaction Design. With the help of more than 15,000 members since 2004, the IxDA network provides an online forum for the discussion of interaction design issues and other opportunities and platforms for people who are passionate about interaction design to gather and advance the discipline. Find out more about IxDA here.

  • PhillyCHI

    PhillyCHI is the Philadelphia region’s chapter of the ACM SIGCHI, an interdisciplinary academic and professional group interested in Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, Usability, and other related disciplines. PhillyCHI holds monthly meetings and socials to network and discuss current topics in HCI. Find out more about PhillyCHI here.

Unprecedented Speakers and Attendance

Because of Philadelphia’s central location, sponsoring IDEA2010 means you’ll have direct, personal access to the design leadership of Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston.

Early indicators show record-breaking attendance for a lineup of industry luminaries: Jeffrey Zeldman, Jared Spool, and Peter Morville to start.

Partnership Sponsors Packages

IDEA2010 Partnership Sponsors can choose from several packages that are designed with maximum ROI: as socially networked and personal as the conference itself. From Twitter to video podcasts: you’ll find innovative, sustainable, cost-effective packages suited for every level of investment.

Become an IDEA2010 Partnership Sponsor today and demonstrate your leadership and secure your place in front of the industry’s most influential creative professionals.

Events Sponsors

IDEA2010 offers sponsors the opportunity to host a limited number of networking events including two IA Cocktail Hours, and session breaks. For local stores and restaurants, there are also a number of strategic opportunities to create awareness for attendees looking for lunch, dinner, and authentic gifts to bring back home.

By sponsoring IDEA2010, your company will be presented with abundant opportunities to demonstrate thought leadership and provide strategic interaction with key design community members and attendees.

Who should sponsor IDEA2010 in Philadelphia?

  • Advertising agencies
  • Content development, management, and taxonomy vendors
  • Design firms
  • Search engine optimization and Internet marketing companies
  • Social media solutions: wiki, blogs and application providers
  • Software vendors
  • Training and professional services partners

Who attends IDEA2010?

  • Directors of User Experience
  • Chief Strategy Officer
  • Design strategists
  • Information Architects
  • Interaction Designers
  • Marketing professionals
  • Product Managers
  • Planners
  • Designers
  • Web and graphic designers
  • Web developers
  • Interactive strategists

For sponsorship information, please contact: