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OSCON Nonprofit Exhibition

The open source community has always relied on the passion, intellect, and hard work of people who weren't necessarily seeking a profit but were driven to improve the world with by their efforts. Today, a wide variety of mission-driven nonprofit organizations keep this vision of open source alive. To recognize these organizations, we host a Nonprofit Exhibition at OSCON to provide a setting for nonprofits to share their efforts with the broader open source community.

What's Included

  • (1) One counter-height table in the OSCON Expo Hall plus two chairs. (Note: this space does *not* include electrical power or internet access, however both are available for a fee.)
  • (2) Booth Staff passes for booth personnel (includes Wednesday and Thursday lunches)
  • (1) OSCON Bronze Pass (Wed-Thurs)
  • Logo, link, and 50-word description on oscon.com and in the OSCON event app


  • Organizations are not required to be registered 501c3 to participate, however it is preferred
  • Applying organizations must use their space solely to promote their organization or project, not any commercial business, product, or service
  • Organizations chosen for the Nonprofit Exhibition must sign an exhibitor agreement/contract
  • The online application must be completed by a representative of the organization no later than April 20
  • This year, available space is limited to 22 nonprofits. Organizations will be selected by an internal OSCON committee and notified via email on or before May 7, 2018
  • Once notified, organizations have 10 calendar days to confirm their participation or the space will be given away to another organization
  • Please ensure that someone from your organization will be available to staff the table during Expo Hall hours. An empty table is not good for anyone
  • In exchange for the complimentary space, we request that you help promote OSCON to your community. Our marketing team will provide further information about how to do this


  • Application opens - March 2018
  • Applications due - April 20, 2018
  • Organizations notified by - May 7, 2018

Submit Your Application

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