LIVABLE CITIES FORUM

Thank you to all those who joined us in Mississauga last year!

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BECOME A SPONSOR

LCF is an opportunity to align with a respected, recognized, and well attended event that promotes climate action across Canada. Becoming an LCF sponsor allows you to strategically position yourself, build relationships, develop potential markets, enhance sales, and promote initiatives, services and/or products. It provides significant value for minimal investment and supports climate action in Canada.

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BUILD AWARENESS

Gain exposure through a wide variety of communication mediums such as the LCF website, the LCF partner’s social media networks 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 by highlighting how you are helping to create low carbon, resilient, sustainable communities to create more equitable, resilient and livable communities.

CONNECT WITH DELEGATES

Build relationships as you interact and network with municipal staff, elected officials, policy makers, researchers, academics, and private-sector professionals from across Canada and develop market opportunities.

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

LCF has been exploring how to take action at the local level to make communities more livable since 2011. As a sponsor, you can leverage the Forum’s established reputation as Canada’s preeminent event on advancing local climate action.

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4.5/5 RATING

Leverage LCF’s reputation for high-caliber practical sessions, diverse speakers, and networking opportunities. An exit survey of 2023 LCF delegates gave the Forum an overall 4.6/5 event rating.

100% OF 2023 DELEGATES PLAN TO RETURN

LCF’s value is recognized by delegates which is why 100% of 2023 delegates would like to return and attend the next Forum.

LCF 2023 IN NUMBERS

  • More than 300 delegates attend the Forum
  • Over 80 speakers, facilitators, and subject matter experts
  • Over 74 local and regional governments represented
  • Over 76 NGOs and private companies represented
  • 9 academic institutions represented
  • 8 provinces represented

“Great exposure to new resources, people, networks, and different perspectives than I usually run into. We are facing multiple wicked systemic challenges and the equity lens was particularly helpful.”

— 2022 LCF Delegate

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

— 2022 LCF 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

“I really appreciated how long you gave us for networking between sessions – that time was very valuable and I heard others say the same.”

— 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 bilingual and 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.

SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION - $10,000

Simultaneous translation sponsors support French delegates by enhancing translation services throughout the event. Simultaneous translation sponsors will be recognized on the Forum website, in the program, and in promotional content.

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-seeking 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.

SPONSOR A NETWORKING BREAK - $7,500

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

CURATE A SESSION - $5,000

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

DISPLAY SPACE - $2,500

Display your logo and messaging at the conference venue to build awareness, showcase your work, and connect with delegates at a minimal cost.

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 annual event 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.