Aug 23 – 28, 2019
Europe/Athens timezone


Being involved with GUADEC gives you a number of benefits. Do you use technologies like GStreamer or GTK? This is a great place to get involved in their development. Are you looking to hire? Showing commitment to open source helps you attract talented developers. If you want to promote your company, this is a way to have your logo seen across the world.

For more information, please see the GUADEC 2019 sponsorship brochure. For any questions regarding sponsorship, please contact us at


Meet key contributors

GUADEC is a great opportunity to meet contributors and users of one of the leading free and open-source technology platforms.

Influence product direction

Sponsoring and attending GUADEC not only gives you advance information on GNOME’s plans for the coming year but provides you with a voice in shaping them.

Access technical talent

Experienced developers from around the globe attend GUADEC. Meet business partners who can help you achieve your technical goals.

Encourage technology adoption

GUADEC has been a site for product launches, and a great place to encourage developers to use new technologies.

Contribute to the development of GNOME technologies

Help the development of new features and components. GUADEC hosts planning and coding sessions, as well as technology and interoperability meetings.

Give back to free and open-source software

You’ll be recognized not only as a sponsor of GUADEC, but also as a supporter of free software, the GNOME project, and the ideals on which these are founded.

2019 Sponsors

GUADEC could not happen without the support of sponsors. We are immensely grateful to the following organizations for their support.


Private Internet Access (PIA), is the leading no-log VPN service provider in the world. PIA believes that access to an open internet is a fundamental human right and donates effusively to causes such as EFF, ORG, and FFTF to promote privacy causes internationally. PIA has over 3,200 servers in 25 countries that provide reliable, encrypted VPN tunnel gateways for whatever the use case. Please visit their website for more information.



Established in 2004, Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu, a platform that spans from the PC and IoT devices to the server and the cloud. It includes a comprehensive suite of enterprise-grade tools for development, configuration, management and service orchestration. Ubuntu comes with everything you need to run your organisation, school, home or enterprise. Canonical provides enterprise products, support and services for Ubuntu. Canonical is a privately held company. Check out Ubuntu
Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As a connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT.

Endless was founded in 2012 with a single mission: to make computing universally accessible by solving the barriers of cost, connectivity, and ease of use. The flagship product is called Endless OS, a fully functional operating system designed for emerging markets. Endless is built on the GNOME stack and is intuitive for users who have no experience with technology. It works well with extremely poor internet connections and makes use of heavy caching to help users access the content they need in areas with little access to internet. It comes with over 100 apps so that it’s useful from the moment you turn it on – even if you don’t have an internet connection. Endless has created apps packed with valuable content for education, health, wellness, parenting, small business, and many other areas to help users achieve the best in life. Endless’ vision is for users to be the co-creators of a vibrant app ecosystem that solves real-life challenges and is building a toolkit to enable everyone, regardless of technical expertise, to participate in creating locally relevant content.



Igalia is an open source consultancy specialized in the development of innovative projects and solutions. Our engineers have expertise in a wide range of technological areas, including browsers and client-side web technologies, graphics pipeline, compilers and virtual machines. Leading the development of essential projects in the areas of web rendering and browsers, we have the most WPE, WebKit, Chromium/Blink and Firefox expertise found in the consulting business, including many reviewers and committers. Igalia designs, develops, customises and optimises GNU/Linux-based solutions for companies across the globe. Igalia has been involved in GNOME since the early days, contributing to the project in many areas, including accessibility support, browsers and web engines, or document viewers.
As the leading semiconductor IP company, ARM strives to architect a smarter world transforming lives through innovation. ARM IP powers a global ecosystem of innovators and is found in almost every facet of life from sensors to servers and all points in between.


Media Partners

Ubicast Created in 2007 and based in Paris, UbiCast is the European leader in creating and sharing Rich Media video. Our users create, train, teach and communicate through video thanks to our range of intuitive and automated solutions. UbiCast offers solutions covering the entire video life cycle, from content creation to streaming and analytics. Non-specialist users can autonomously create and easily share their Rich Media videos.