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May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX

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.

If you'd like to bring your nonprofit to the attention of OSCON attendees, we invite you to apply for space in the Nonprofit Exhibition. We're looking for organizations that are using open source technologies to support a cause, mission, or community goals.

Submit Your Application

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 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 February 22
  • This year, available space is limited to 24 nonprofits. Organizations will be selected by an internal OSCON committee and notified via email on or before March 10, 2017
  • 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 - January 2017
  • Applications due - February 22, 2017
  • Organizations notified by - March 10, 2017
Submit Your Application

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