2024 LIVABLE CITIES FORUM

BECOME A SPONSOR

Sponsoring LCF is an opportunity to align with a respected, recognized, and well-attended event that promotes climate action across Canada. Strategically position yourself as a leader in climate action, build relationships, develop potential markets, enhance sales, and promote initiatives, services and/or products. Sponsoring LCF provides significant value for investment and supports Canadian climate action.

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BUILD AWARENESS

Gain exposure through the LCF website, social media and email lists, one-on-one networking, and through circulation of conference material to a targeted audience of approximately 300 delegates.

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SHOWCASE YOUR WORK

Showcase your work to 300 delegates looking for climate solutions. Highlight how you are helping to create low-carbon, resilient, sustainable communities.

CONNECT WITH DELEGATES

Build relationships and develop market opportunities with municipal staff, elected officials, policymakers, researchers, and private-sector professionals from across Canada.

Position yourself as a leader in climate action.

LCF IS CANADA’S PREEMINENT EVENT ON LOCAL CLIMATE ACTION

LCF is the go-to event for local leaders, urban professionals, and on-the-ground practitioners working to transition to net zero, advance low carbon resilience, and build an inclusive and equitable future. The Forum is widely known for its high caliber practical sessions, diverse speakers, and meaningful networking opportunities. It attracts over 300 delegates, including municipal staff and elected officials, senior provincial and federal government representatives, non-governmental and private sector representatives, and other urban professionals from across the country.

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SINCE 2011

Leverage the Forum’s longstanding, established reputation as Canada’s preeminent event on advancing local climate action.

9/10 RATING

Take advantage of LCF’s excellent reputation among delegates. In an exit survey, LCF 2023 delegates gave the Forum an average overall event rating of 9/10.

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100% OF 2023 DELEGATES PLAN TO RETURN

LCF’s value is recognized by delegates, which is why 100% of 2023 delegates expressed in feedback forms that they would like to attend LCF 2024.

LCF 2023 IN NUMBERS

  • More than 300 delegates attend the Forum
  • Over 80 speakers, facilitators, and subject matter experts
  • Over 80 local and regional governments represented
  • Over 76 NGOs and private companies represented
  • 9 academic institutions represented
  • 8 provinces represented

“The sessions covered a broad range of topics in the municipal climate action sphere and allowed many opportunities to connect with delegates. I am leaving the event feeling invigorated and inspired in my own climate action work.”

— LCF 2023 Delegate

“The sessions, discussions, and ideas shared generated non-stop margin notes in my notebook to incorporate into my strategies as I build an adaptation program in my city and prioritize my work in the coming year(s).”

— LCF 2023 Delegate

“A must attend if you are involved with climate change initiatives.”

— LCF 2023 Delegate

“Excellent event with motivational and thought provoking plenary and other sessions. Great options for mobile tours and workshops!”

— 2022 LCF Delegate

“The Forum was well organized and it was great to connect with like-minded individuals from across the country. Thank you.”

— 2022 LCF Delegate

“Revitalizing! Thanks so much for an excellent conference.”

— 2022 LCF Delegate

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Sponsorship packages are available for those who want recognition throughout the Forum. Choose from one of the following sponsorship packages that best suit your needs or contact us to build a custom package.

EQUITY SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Help us make LCF as accessible, equitable, and valuable for as many as possible. Equity sponsorships are used to enhance the hybrid components of LCF and help support equitable access to in-person Forum participation.

LIVE STREAMING - $15,000

As a live streaming sponsor, you will support delegates who would like to attend the forum but may have time, travel, and/or budget constraints. Live streaming sponsors will be recognized on the Forum website, in the program, and in promotional content.

EVENT APP - $7,500

By sponsoring the Event App, you will make it easier for delegates to navigate the Forum and to build connections that will support and amplify the impact of their climate work. Event App sponsors will have their logos displayed on the app.

FRIEND OF THE FORUM - $1,500

Friends of the Forum sponsorships are used to increase discounts, scholarships, and honorariums available for Indigenous Knowledge keepers, members of equity-deserving groups, and students to allow them to attend and participate in LCF. Friends of the Forum are recognized on the Forum website.

Additional sponsorship opportunities

Additional “à la carte” sponsorship options are available for sponsors who wish to align themselves with a specific portion of the Forum.

CURATE A SESSION - $10,000

Sponsor an interactive session that aligns with your mandate. Session sponsorship provides a great opportunity to build awareness and connect with delegates at a reduced cost.

SPONSOR A NETWORKING BREAK - $7,500

Sponsor a networking/refreshment break to build awareness and connect with delegates.

SPONSOR AN ENTERTAINMENT BREAK - $5,000

Display your logo and messaging during entertainment breaks to build awareness, showcase your work, and connect with delegates at a minimal cost.

NETWORKING LANYARDS - $2,500

Display your logo on delegate lanyards to build your brand awareness and show your support of local climate action.

CONTACT US TO BECOME A SPONSOR

Please contact us to discuss your interest in supporting LCF.

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About

The Livable Cities Forum is ICLEI Canada's flagship event designed to bring communities together. ICLEI Canada supports local action to achieve net zero, resilience, sustainability, and biodiversity goals. We provide programming, training, and consulting services on a variety of local climate and sustainability issues.

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ICLEI Canada's work happens across Turtle Island which has traditionally been and is home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples since time immemorial. We endeavour to listen to and learn from Indigenous Peoples on an ongoing basis in the process of our work.