Sponsorship Guide

All attendees from your organization will register on Universe via a unique link that will be emailed to the sponsor contact 4- 6 weeks before the event. Please refer to your contract for the number and types of passes allotted. All registrations must be submitted NO LATER than Wednesday September 25th.

Name changes. If you need to make changes to a badge, follow these directions. Name changes can only be made until 5pm on the day before the event.

Registration and Badge Pick-up Hours:

Oct 1 – Colorbloq | Early Badge Pickup Only | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Oct 2 – Moscone North | 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Oct 3 – Moscone North | 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Oct 4 – Moscone North | 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Please bring your ticket and a government-issued photo ID to pick up your badge. Name on badge/ticket must match the name ID.

Please refer to your sponsorship contract for your specific deliverables

Deadline Item Forms Due
ASAP Company logo and description Form
Aug 15 Sponsored Innovation Break Assets Form
Aug 15 Sponsored Breakout Session Assets Form
Aug 30 Hackathon API workshop Form
Aug 30 Hackathon custom contest info Form 
Sept 3 Submission of Booth plans (for 20′ x 20′ and larger booths) Email 
Sept 11 Curtin advance order discount deadline See Exhibitor Kit
Sept 18 EAC Registration Deadline See Exhibitor Kit
Sept 23 Projection AV order Deadline See Exhibitor Kit
Sept 24 Electrical order deadline Form
Sept 25 Badge Registration  Via Universe
Sept 27 Advance warehouse shipping deadline See Exhibitor Kit
Oct 1 Show site shipping (on this day only and not prior) See Exhibitor Kit

We encourage our sponsors to take advantage of discounted hotels and flights for Disrupt. Book early and find more information here.

We recommend reserving convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the largest place to buy and sell parking in the US and Canada.
To reserve your parking spot for TechCrunch Disrupt SF, visit Moscone Center SpotHero Parking Info and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

New to SpotHero? Click here to download the SpotHero app and claim $10 off parking at Disrupt.


No outside food or drink is allowed at the Moscone Center. All Catering orders must be made through the exclusive catering company, Savor. You may place orders directly with Savor and here is the 2019 Savor Catering Menu.


All exhibiting sponsors of Disrupt SF will be granted lead retrieval access. Your company primary contact will receive email instructions on Boomset, our lead retrieval partner. 


wifi is gratis. Should you need a hardline or other telecommunication services, Moscone Center’s order form is in Exhibitor Services Kit


Sponsors may rent AV equipment from Projection, the exclusive AV vendor with order form in Exhibitor Service Kit


For power needs, Hughston is our electrical service provider. You can find order information in the Exhibitor Service Kit. Note power is not included with your sponsorship.

The registered press list is live HERE.

TechCrunch extends press credentials to qualified media outlets and industry journalists identified by TechCrunch, Battlefield Finalists, Sponsors and Startup Alley companies who are attending.

For Press Pass Requests – submit here.

Twitter: To use Twitter to track what is happening at the conference please use the hashtag #TCDisrupt.

Event Photography: All photos will be tagged “TCDisrupt”. TechCrunch participants are welcome and encouraged to upload and tag photos on Flickr as well.

If you’d like to use the Disrupt Logo or banners for your own promotion, please use the ones in the folder here.

Are Drone allowed at Disrupt? 

Please review our drone policy. 

How should I set up my exhibit booth?

Visit TechCrunch’s Flickr page for photos of the past Disrupt exhibits for ideas and references. 

How can I get in touch with TechCrunch writers?

The best way to reach an editor is to email tips@techcrunch.com. 

What is CrunchMatch?

CrunchMatch is the exclusive in-conference platform hosted by Brella.io which allows founders and investors attending the conference to request meetings with one another, schedules a date/time and assigns a specific table at the event for them to meet within the CrunchMatch area on the Expo floor at the event.

CrunchMatch will be accessible through the Disrupt App when it launches mid-September.

For further questions, don’t hesitate to reach out.

TechCrunch Event Operations – Teresa Tong – teresa@techcrunch.com

General Event Questions – events@techcrunch.com

Curtin Convention Services- info@curtinconvenion.com

Exhibitor Catering: Janice Vargas or Robert Duncan