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What is patronage?

Patrons love email and the email community as much as we do. There’s no set fee or packages to choose from. Instead, here’s what we expect from our patrons:

1. Host a ticket giveaway


Purchase at least two full-price conference tickets to give away to individuals in the community. We’ll help you promote your contest to maximize awareness and entries. See the 2017 patron giveaways.

2. Invite your team


Of course, we want you there, too! We’ll make sure your team has access to purchase tickets before they sell out. We kindly ask that you match your team attendance passes with the same number of community passes.

3. Special project


Whether it’s an installation piece, a new experience, an amazing giveaway, or something else entirely—we’ll work together to make something the community remembers.

Patronage is a great brand and community building opportunity.
Patronage is not a lead generation, self-promotion, or direct sales opportunity.

Patron project inspiration

Slo-mo video, sketch artists, and fortune telling booths are just some of the special projects past patrons have added to the conference experience.

Movable Ink and MailChimp

Movable Ink and MailChimp partnered up to host a community meetup, welcoming nearly 200 people to nearby District Hall for nibbles and drinks. Both patrons gave away tickets to the Boston event, while MailChimp also gave away five tickets to the London conference.

Constant Contact

Constant Contact brought two unique experiences to the Boston conference: a sketch artist who captured big ideas from main stage sessions and a slo-mo video booth to the after party. Their ticket giveaway also included a $500 travel voucher and 2 nights lodging in addition to conference admission.


Emma hosted a contest for the community to win conference tickets and handed out lots of prizes during Live Optimization sessions in Boston.

Thank you to our 2017 patrons

See the industry partners that supported the Litmus Live community in 2017:

Become a patron

We realize this is a very different approach to the idea of sponsorship. That’s the point. Together, we can create something meaningful, engaging, and fun for the email community—rewarding the very individuals that make email better.

Ready to build something incredible? Get in touch with our team.

Become a Patron