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Sponsorship Opportunities

Did you know Technology First helps you extend your marketing budget with sponsorship opportunities that put you in front of the best-connected technology community in the Dayton region?

Partnering with us gives you access to:

  • Sold-out annual conferences like the Taste of IT and OISC
  • Special events like our high-visibility annual Leadership Awards
  • Forward-thinking, philanthropic experiences like the annual Girl Scout Cyber Challenge


Ohio Information Security Conference

OISC brings cybersecurity experts together from both business and government to learn about current cyber threats, trends, and vulnerabilities and to find solutions to today’s pressing security matters.

Taste of IT Conference

TOIT explores the diverse landscape of technology in our region and beyond. In its 18th year, this event draws more than 450 influential leaders to hear about topics like AI, Data Analytics, Leadership and more.

Women 4 Tech Conference

W4T addresses the systemic barriers women face pursuing careers in technology. Attendees across all industry levels & business types engage in leadership development, career enhancement and mentoring.

Signature Events

Leadership Awards

Recognizing individuals and teams that exemplify Technology First’s values to connect, strengthen, and champion our technology community.

Scramble 4 Scholarships Golf Outing

Raising funds to award scholarships to local technology college students and advance the future of our technology workforce. This annual golf outing offers golf, dinner, drinks, networking, and prizes.

Ongoing Series

Emerging Leaders

Giving new and future leaders an opportunity to explore, learn, and grow their skills. A six-session program over a three-month period provides participants with instruction and hands-on learning, peer group collaboration and more.


Going deeper in educational sessions designed to create a specialized result. Workshops are topic-based interactive learning environments where participants engage in hands-on activities, discussions, and exercises to acquire new knowledge, skills, or competencies.

Peer Groups

Affinity groups meet quarterly to share challenges and solve problems in these categories:

→ Senior IT Leaders & CIO Council

→ Cybersecurity

→ Data Analytics

→ Infrastructure/Cloud

→ Women 4 Tech

→ Workforce Development

→ Small/Medium Business

Leader of Leaders

Strengthening a leader’s personal capacity to produce results through their own leadership and that of others. This highly interactive program blends team exercises, case discussions, and personal development sessions.

STEM Support

Helping build the future technology workforce, The Girl Scouts Cyber Challenge is where 6th – 12th grade girls explore plugged and unplugged activities led by cybersecurity professionals.

Interested in sponsoring a Technology First event? Contact for more information.

Meet Our Partners

Our Cornerstone Partners share a common goal: to connect, strengthen, and champion the technology community in our region. A Technology First Partner is an elite member leading the support, development, and expansion of Technology First services. In return, Partners improve community visibility and increase their revenue. Make a difference in our region and your business. 

Become A Partner

Cornerstone Partners

1435 Cincinnati St, Ste 300, Dayton Ohio 45417

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