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July 9-11, 2021

UPRISE! 2021 Sponsor Programs

UPRISE! Welcome to the Dawn

The Leather Solidarity Collective (LSC), a Leather-grounded lifestyle group focused on abolishing systemic racism and human rights discrimination, and our UPRISE! 2021 Organizing Committee is currently offering a variety of Sponsorship Packages for our inaugural conference celebrating People of Color in Leather & Kink. UPRISE! 2021 is scheduled for July 9 -11, 2021 via Zoom online conferencing. We hope to support an audience of approximately 300 BIPOC Leatherpersons and BDSM practitioners as well as allies and advocates.

UPRISE! Sponsorship Application

To be considered for Sponsorship, please review the packages below and complete the UPRISE! 2021 Sponsorship Application form.  We will review your organization’s sponsorship interest and respond within 3-5 business days. 





Highest level of conference visibility for a PREMIUM sponsor experience.  Limited slots!  Details below.




Get your voice heard that your organization RALLIES around the BIPOC community!  See comparison tables below.




Impress and be seen with this STANDOUT sponsorship package.  See comparison tables below.




For sponsors with budget constraints who still want to support and be an UPRISE! Ally!  See comparison tables below.




A strong sponsor package that demonstrates your COMMITMENT to the BIPOC cause!  See comparison tables below.

SponsorShip Packages
Special Activities

UPRISE! Conference SPECIAL ACTIVITIES Sponsor Packages - Diamond

For sponsors interested in the highest level of visibility, LSC is offering a limited number of Special Activity Sponsorships to support specific portions of UPRISE! 2021 Conference Programming.  Sponsor’s name will be attached to their preferred (based on remaining availability) Special Activity in every instance of the Conference Agenda and Activity Reference.  

EACH Conference Activity Option - Diamond | $150


Sponsorship Benefits

  • Name on ALL Conference Schedule/Activity References << This is the most visible conference sponsorship available!

  • 4 Complimentary UPRISE! 2021 Conference Registrations

  • UPRISE! Website | Logo, Website & Social Media Links, 2 Sentence Copy

  • Virtual Run Bag | Image/Event Dates/Event Name/Summary/Links | Date Order

  • Email Campaigns | Sponsorship Announcement, all Schedule references, and post-event thank you/acknowledgement email

  • Social Media Promotions 

    • 1 Pre-Event Social Media | Sponsorship Announcement

    • 1 Post-Event Social Media | included in the thank you and acknowledgements


The following Special Activities are available for Sponsorship on a first come/first serve basis.

Special Activities Available for Sponsorship

ALL Times are Eastern


UPRISE! Conference Tiered GENERAL Sponsor Packages

The Leather Solidarity Conference is also offering General Sponsorship Packages featuring tiered pricing/benefits to accommodate a variety of organization needs. 

Sponsor Pricing

Sponsor Benefits

Package Info
Sponsorship Rules

UPRISE! Sponsorship Rules

  • All Sponsors will be vetted and must be approved by the UPRISE! Organizing Committee.

  • All Non-POC Sponsors must have a history of ACTIVE allyship/advocacy to the BIPOC and Leather Lifestyle Communities.

  • All houses, leather groups, and kink groups are considered. 

  • A Sponsorship can be cancelled at any time without refund by the LSC Organizing Committee if any Sponsor actions are deemed detrimental to the Leather Solidarity Collective or the UPRISE! 2021 Conference. 

  • “Sponsor Date” related to all event benefits will be determined by the Sponsorship Payment Time/Date.  

  • All Sponsors are expected to engage in social media and event promotions of the Leather Solidarity Collective and the UPRISE 2021! Conference.

  • All Sponsors must promote their sponsorship with the UPRISE! 2021 Conference to their social media followers no less than three times prior to July 4, 2021 including posting of appropriate links to the UPRISE! social media event postings.

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