Expo Hall Features

Hi Fellow Pythonistas!

Welcome to the PyCon US 2021 Virtual Expo Hall! We’re excited to “see” you and hope you have an awesome time visiting our sponsors, Startup Row participants, Posters Displays, and Open Source Community projects.

The expo hall will not officially close during the conference, but please note that booths will not be staffed during the Keynote sessions.

Expo hall schedule - Please note all times shown below are in Eastern/US

  • May 14th:
    • 12:15 pm to 1:40 pm
    • 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm dedicated expo hall time
    • 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm conference break
    • 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
  • May 15th:
    • 12:15 pm to 1:40 pm
    • 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm dedicated expo hall time
    • 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm conference break
    • 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Once you’re logged in to the platform, go to the navigation bar and click “Expo Hall.” You’ll see all the participating sponsors, Open Source projects, and Startup Row participants. Visit each booth to see what’s new, ask questions, and view demos. You can live chat, participate in the sponsor lounges, and set up one-on-one times to meet.

Sponsor Lounges

Feel free to pull up a chair to participate in the sponsor lounge tables to discuss their PyCon offerings. The lounge tables can be accessed using the 'Lounge' tab in the navigation bar of the platform.

Sponsors will be scheduling demos and Q&A sessions during the dedicated expo hall time. Join these demos using the link in the sponsor booth.

Startup Row

Every year, we feature some of the best early-stage startups that use Python on Startup Row at PyCon US. Be sure to check out all 8 participants.

Open Source Community Booths

Show your support by visiting the 6 F/OSS projects (including the PSF booth)!

Poster Presentations

The posters will be displayed during the conference for you to take your time and view them all. Live discussions with the presenters will take place on Sunday, May 16th.

We love gaming and hope you do too! This is a fun way to enjoy and explore the expo hall.

We’ll be running 2 contests - one on Friday and one on Saturday. Details and instructions will be provided at the start of each day, so be sure to check the ‘contest’ tab as soon as you log in.

  • #1 - Quiz - Friday May 14, 2021
    • Questions with multiple choice answers will be displayed on the ‘contest’ tab of the platform.
    • Answers to questions can be found within the participating sponsor booths, either on a document or within a demo video or by asking a sponsor staff member the question.
  • #2 - Scavenger Hunt - Saturday May 15, 2021
    • Find the ‘icon’ in a sponsor booth file or demo video.
    • The scavenger hunt will be described and the icon will be revealed on the ‘contest’ tab of the platform. Awards will be provided to the top 10 leaders of the overall conference activities.

The Activity Feed will provide lots of information.

Be sure to check the ‘Activity Feed” to see announcements about:

  • Demos in the sponsor booths
  • Sponsor workshops
  • Job posting
  • Conference event highlights
  • PyLadies Auction Event
  • Sponsor coding challenges, puzzles, contests
  • Sponsor swag

We hope you have fun and enjoy navigating around the expo hall! We’re thrilled that you’ve taken the time to participate in our virtual event.