Sponsorship Information

Expand your marketing reach with a variety of sponsorship opportunities at RWA2019, including fun swag, eye-catching signage, and engaging experiences! Whatever your budget, we can help you put your brand in front of more than 2,000 conference-goers. Sponsors also enjoy a wide range of benefits, which can include free conference registrations, prime award seating, sponsorship recognition in conference communications, and more!

See below for all available opportunities and sponsorship benefits! 

Contact sponsors@rwa.org to reserve any of these opportunities or find out more information! 

 

SWAG OPPORTUNITIES

Swag in Conference Tote

Give conference-goers something to remember you by! Every attendee will receive a promotional item co-branded with your logo and RWA’s conference logo in their conference tote bag. Prices start at $3,000; limited spots available. Contact sponsors@rwa.org so we can help you find the perfect piece of swag! 

Literacy Totes

Hundreds of readers attend our Readers for Life Literacy Autographing each year, and your brand could be in their hands! For $3,500, each autographing attendee will take a home a tote co-branded with your logo and RWA's conference logo. One spot available. 

Contact sponsors@rwa.org if you would like to reserve one of these sponsorships.


EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES

Coffee and Snack Breaks

Revitalize attendees during long sessions with a coffee and snack break, featuring branded signage, letting everyone know who’s taking care of their caffeine cravings! Prices start at $3,500.

Available Options
PRO Retreat Break
Librarians Day Break
Blogger Break

RITA After-Party

Our RITA After-Party has quickly become one of the most anticipated events of the conference!  You can help bring the party this year with a deejay, branded photo booth, and cash bars. Price starts at $5,000.

Contact sponsors@rwa.org for more information.
 

HOTEL BRANDING OPPORTUNITIES

Grab the attention of conference attendees with beautiful, impactful signage, available throughout the conference space. Contact sponsors@rwa.org to reserve these sponsorships. Hotel will have final approval over all artwork. 


Signage


Columns
  • $3,000/column, $5,000 for 2
  • 5th Floor: 13 available
  • 6th Floor: 12 available

Glass Railing Ads
  • $700/ad, $1,250 for 2
  • 5th Floor: 24 available
*See below to download a PDF with examples

Other


Key cards
  • Cards: $8,500 
  • Card holders:
    • Presentation folders: $7,500
    • Envelopes: $6,500
*See below to download a PDF with examples

WiFi Splash Page
Create a special message for attendees to see every time they log onto WiFi in the conference space!
$10,000
 

Conference Space Activities

(for reference only, subject to change)

5th Floor:
Workshops
Industry Marketplace
Trade Show
Publisher Signings
Literacy

6th Floor:
Award Ceremonies
Meals
Registration


Advertising

Program Advertising

Put your brand in the hands of all attendees with a full page, four-color ad in the conference program. The program will be free for all attendees.
Full-Page: $500
Contact sponsors@rwa.org to reserve your spot.

Billboard Ads

Show off your cover with one of our billboard ad spots! 
$150 per cover
Artwork will be sent to hotel for final approval.
To reserve a Billboard Ad spot or group of spots, please fill out this form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RWA2019billboardads  
*See below to download a PDF with examples




 
Download Branding Examples
(Adobe PDF File)


Sponsor Benefits

Platinum Benefits ($20,000+):

One reserved table at the Golden Heart Luncheon and RITA Awards Ceremony
One complimentary full-page ad in the conference program ($500 value)
One complimentary book in registration bag ($500 value)
Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings (if applicable)
Two complimentary conference registrations ($998 value)
Logo on RWA website with link
Recognition at conference as a sponsor
Recognition in conference update e-mails
Recognition in the Romance Writers Report conference issue

Gold Benefits ($10,000-$19,999):

One reserved table at the RITA Awards Ceremony
One complimentary full-page ad in the conference program ($500 value)
One complimentary book in registration bag ($500 value)
Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings (if applicable)
One complimentary conference registration ($499 value)
Logo on RWA website with link
Recognition at conference as a sponsor
Recognition in conference update e-mails
Recognition in the Romance Writers Report conference issue

Silver Benefits ($5,000-$9,999):

Half-off a full-page ad in the conference program ($250 value)
Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings (if applicable)
Logo on RWA website with link
Recognition at conference as a sponsor
Recognition in conference update e-mails
Recognition in the Romance Writers Report conference issue

Bronze Benefits ($3,500-$4,999):

Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings (if applicable)
Logo on RWA website with link
Recognition at conference as a sponsor
Recognition in conference update e-mails
Recognition in the Romance Writers Report conference issue