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Startup Pavilion

The Startup Pavilion is a special space on the exhibit floor for emerging companies seeking to gain exposure to the SC audience.

Introduce your products, tools, and services to the largest gathering of HPC professionals, many of whom look forward to interacting with founders of leading startup companies on the show floor in search of cutting-edge solutions.


For more information on SC attendee demographics, their motivations, and spending power:

Startup Pavilion Applications

Interested organizations are required to submit a special application to be considered. Space is limited!

Cost: $1,880

If your company is selected for this year’s Startup Pavilion, it will not be eligible in future years. If your company is not selected, you are welcome to join the regular exhibition if space is available.


Tailored to you needs

Price Point

The low price point allows your organization the full scope of the SC audience without the full cost of exhibiting.

Turnkey Space

Internet, electrical, and furniture are included in your space. Your organization simply shows up with technology ready to demonstrate.

Intimate Setting

The smaller venue allows your space to be staffed appropriately without the expense of having to send too many people or impact your ability to keep projects on track.

What’s Included

Your Startup space will include

  • 6’ x 2’ draped counter
  • 2 Limerick stools
  • 22” x 28” sign with company logo
  • 500 watt electrical drop
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Inclusion in the Exhibitor List & Floorplan
  • 4 exhibitor badges
  • 15 guest badges
  • Media list access

Display guidelines

Please follow these guidelines

  • Startup exhibitors may place a sign, material, or vertical exhibit(s) on their table if they fit the 6’0″ x 2’0″ table area and do not exceed 3’0″ from the table top.
  • All material must be displayed from the table provided.
  • Startup exhibitors are not permitted to order additional tables, other furnishings, or display other equipment that does not fit on the table provided.
  • No exhibit or sign may interfere with, obscure, or block the view of another exhibit.
  • No exhibitor may construct a back wall or any equipment or display materials other than on the table provided.
  • No display materials/signs may be placed on the floor.
  • The Startup Pavilion is shared space so please be a good neighbor.

Application Criteria

Company vitals

To be considered for inclusion, provide the following information about your organization in your communication:

  • Organization name
  • Number of employees
  • Years in existence
  • Market status (pre-launch, pilots, etc.)
  • Type of product to be shown at SC
  • Confirmation of a working prototype or demo ready to present

Ready to Apply?

You’ll be in good company. See which organizations have already made an early commitment to exhibit at SC.

If you have questions about Startup Pavilion applications or would like to apply, contact SC Exhibits Management.

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