Sponsor

An event of the size of PyCon Hong Kong has huge expenses involved with it. These expenses fall broadly into three categories:

  • Financial Aids Programme for Speakers and Participants Travel and Accommodation
  • Venue and Infrastructure Expenses
  • Marketing, Printing and Administration Expenses
We would very much like to seek your help in sponsoring these expenses.

Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, General, Custom, Education sponsor levels and Patrons are available.

Platinum

Cyberport is a creative digital cluster with over 700 community members. With a vision to build a legacy of entrepreneurial excellence that establishes Cyberport as a leading global innovation and technology hub, Cyberport is committed to facilitating the local economy by nurturing digital industry start-ups and entrepreneurs, driving collaboration to pool resources and create business opportunities, and accelerating digital adoption through strategic initiatives and partnerships.

Gold

IBM is an innovation and technology company headquartered in New York with operations in over 175 countries. It delivers innovative solutions, software and infrastructures to improve client outcomes, create new value and solve business problems through integrated solutions that leverage IT and deep knowledge in business processes. These solutions draw from an industry leading portfolio of business and technology consulting, delivery and implementation services, as well as enterprise software, systems and financing.

IBM opened for business in Hong Kong in 1957, and has since played a pivotal role in Hong Kong’s development and transformation. For more information, visit www.ibm.com/hk.

Silver

The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is the non-profit legal entity that holds and protects the intellectual property rights behind Python, keeping it free and open for all to use. The PSF also contributes to the Python community by underwriting or sponsoring conferences, funding grants and special projects, and leading volunteer efforts.

Bronze

Since its founding in 1975, Microsoft has been a leader in this transformation. As a reflection of that role - and to help the company to focus on the opportunities t hat lie ahead - Microsoft has established and embraced a new corporate mission: To empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software – any time, any place and on any device. These include operating systems for personal computers and networks, server applications for client/server environments, business and consumer productivity applications, interactive media programs and Internet platform and development tools. Microsoft also offers online services and entertainment and hardware devices.

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. With its proven ease-of-use, performance, and scalability, MySQL has become the leading database choice for Web-based applications, used by high profile web properties including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Yahoo!, and many more. Visit mysql.com.

General

JetBrains PyCharm is the most intelligent Python IDE providing a complete set of tools for productive Python, Django and Web development. PyCharm comes in three editions. The free and open-source PyCharm Community Edition is perfect for pure Python coding. PyCharm Professional Edition is designed for professional Python and Web developers. Novice programmers should choose PyCharm Educational Edition for learning programming with Python easily and effectively.

Gandi is the No Bullshit™ domain name registrar and hosting provider. Created in France in 1999, Gandi is now present in 3 continents,with offices in Paris, San Francisco, Luxembourg,and Taipei. We position ourselves as the next port of call for those who want to create an online presence, right after Internet access providers, since domain names are the firststep in creating your own piece of the Internet.

Education

First Code Academy was founded with the mission to provide students with digital literacy and computational thinking skills and empowering them to become creators with technology. Using proprietary curriculum adapted from Silicon Valley high schools, our after-school learning programs are incorporated in learning environments designed to stimulate inquiry based learning, logical thinking and creative problem solving.

General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love.

Patrons

IC StudioAsianOPS LimitedBOM Quote LimitedEclipse TradingRosa WongLleyton Li,  Alan C,  AlphaGrep (x2),  Paul Saitowitz.

(Please purchase a Patron ticket online (HKD 600) if you would like to be a Patron.)

Organisers

We would like to thank our organisers to provide their resources, fundings, and personal donations & efforts to PyCon Hong Kong 2016.

Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association (HKCOTA) is a non- profit (pending) organisation founded in 2014 to promote Open Standards; Free and Open Source Software; Open Hardware; Free Culture Works, Open Content and Creative Commons.

Open Source Hong Kong (OSHK) is a community in aim of advocacy and promotion on concepts and uses of open source, to organise meet-ups, seminars, conferences and other events in Hong Kong and Asia. OSHK encourages communication and collaboration of open source, open technology and open culture related communities in Hong Kong and the world. OSHK established 2 annual conferences - Hong Kong Open Source Conference (HKOSCon) in 2013 and PyCon HK in 2015.

Contact PyCon HK

To contact with PyCon HK, please feel freely to email to pycon@pycon.hk.