Partnerships

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    Tech Collective offers a variety of partnerships that fit companies and individuals of all stages. Whether you’re looking to build and engage your team, promote your brand or collaborate with innovative tech professionals, we’ve got you covered.

    Business Partner

    Business partners are businesses that have a strategic interest in growing Rhode Island’s technology workforce and the Rhode Island economy. At Tech Collective, we provide the ecosystem and infrastructure to network with a broad cross-section of the technology community, from fresh college grads to established executives. Becoming a Tech Collective partner empowers you to easily connect and collaborate with leading tech companies, as well as to get involved with programs that affect our local community as you build and enhance your employment brand.

    Partner benefits vary based on company size. Benefits include:

    • Individual memberships for all employees
    • Free or discounted admission to TC hub events, training programs, and annual conference
    • Access to research on RI’s tech labor market
    • Inside news and advanced notice about Tech Collective events
    • Member-to-member networking opportunities
    • Marketing and corporate visibility
    • Discounted event space rentals

    Affiliate Partner

    Affiliate partners are educational and nonprofit organizations that are engaged in the technology industry. A Tech Collective partnership reinforces your presence and commitment to the local tech community and helps you build relationships with Rhode Island’s tech industry leaders. By becoming a partner and participating in our events and programs, you will gain exposure to Tech Collective’s diverse partners and members as you showcase your thought leadership and expand your brand reach.

    Benefits include:

    • Individual memberships for all employees
    • Free or discounted admission to TC hub events, training programs, and annual conferences
    • Access to research on RI’s tech labor market
    • Member-to-member networking opportunities
    • Marketing and corporate visibility
    • Discounted event space rentals
    • Curriculum Innovation Council membership

    Individual Partner

    Individual Memberships are designed for technology professionals, job seekers, and students. A Tech Collective membership supports your career and technical development by providing you with access to industry-developed and -approved resources, as well as by keeping you connected with our robust tech community.

    We strive to be as inclusive as possible, so membership prices vary based on your career stage.

    Benefits include:

    • Member-to-member networking opportunities
    • Free or discounted admission to TC hub events, training programs, and annual conferences
    • Access to our proprietary research on RI’s tech labor market

    Sponsorship

    Tech Collective offers sponsorship packages that align with your business interest and social mission. Based on the sponsorship level, we will work with you to craft a comprehensive package that will provide higher value and greater visibility opportunities.

    Our programming attracts a diverse audience, ranging from new tech professionals to seasoned executives, as well as influential leaders from academia, government, nonprofits, and industry. By sponsoring a Tech Collective program, initiative, or event, you are supporting the growth of Rhode Island’s technology workforce and industry.

    Current sponsorship areas of interest:

    • Women in Technology
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Youth STEAM Initiative
    • Cybersecurity
    • Internet of Things

    Sponsorship benefits include:

    • Event-specific and ongoing promotion
      • customized marketing & communications campaign
    • Tech Collective annual membership
    • Reserved premium seating for event or workship
    • Participation sponsored event planning

    Meet Our Partners