Sponsors

The Chicago Chapter of the ISSA (the Chapter) is comprised of security professionals in a variety of impactful and decision-making capacities at leading organizations in Chicago and the surrounding area.


The Information Systems Security Association is the leading worldwide association of IT security professional and the community developing and connecting the cybersecurity current and next generation of leaders.


Our mission is to serve our constituents by delivering education on relevant technology, leadership, awareness, and visibility into the security issues and challenges introduced by the Digital Revolution. Our platform provides content through Chapter Meetings, conferences, and special events designed to enhance the opportunity for the security professional to network and collaborate.


In exchange for monetary contributions, the Chapter will provide the ability for the Sponsor to raise their presence and awareness in the local market, provide a variety of valuable lead generation opportunities, and marketing according to guidelines listed below. Exceptions or alterations to these guidelines may be made at the discretion of the Chapter President or by a majority of the Chapter Board of Directors.

Platinum Sponsorship: $7500

The Platinum sponsor is our premier sponsorship receiving maximum exposure including an exclusive speaking opportunity. The Chapter will prominently display the sponsor’s logo with URL to the vendor’s website and be recognized at a “Platinum Sponsor” on ISSA’s landing page. Vendor’s logo will appear on all Chapter communications, as well as, on all correspondence related to workshops, conferences, socials, special events, and vendor forum correspondence. The value and benefits are:

  1. One exclusive 60-minute technology presentation that may end with a 10-minute vendor commercial during Sponsorship period

  1. Secure X joint event with AITP in June includes tickets for 2 people to staff tabletop

  1. Free admission to Holiday party for 2 people
  1. Attendance to all Chapter meetings for 2 people (Registration is required and additional fees may apply for special events)
  1. Logo and link to sponsor's website on Chapter website for the sponsorship year

  1. Separate logo and URL on our website under "Platinum Sponsor" for the year
  1. Recognition at all Chapter meetings and on all communications
  1. Ability to display collateral at all meetings and events for the year

Gold Sponsorship: $6000

The Gold level includes the benefits of the Platinum level EXCEPT the tabletop at the SecureX Event.

  1. One exclusive 45-minute technology presentation that may end with a 10-minute vendor commercial during Sponsorship period
  1. Free admission to Holiday party for 2 people
  1. Attendance to all Chapter meetings for 2 people (Registration is required and additional fees may apply for special events)
  1. Logo and link to sponsor's website on Chapter website for the sponsorship year

  1. Separate logo and URL on our website under "Platinum Sponsor" for the year
  1. Recognition at all Chapter meetings and on all communications
  1. Ability to display collateral at all meetings and events for the year

Speaking spots are confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.


Sponsorship payment should be received no later than five (5) business days following application submission.


Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of every month (exceptions may apply) from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Upcoming dates, topics, speakers, and locations are posted on our Events Page. Address any/all questions to president@issa-chicago.org.

SPONSORSHIP APPLICATION

Acceptable forms of payment


Online

After completing the form below, you will be directed to our secure online payment form.

Via Zelle

Use your bank’s online or mobile app resource, search for Information Systems Security Association in Chicago, enter the amount to be paid, click pay. This method provides a simple framework to enable secure payments leveraging Chase’s security measure including authentication, risk management, and fraud protection services.

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