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SWAG SHOPPE

Want to promote yourself or your company at RWA2017 but don’t know where to begin? Have a limited budget but want a great return on your promotional dollars? The Swag Shoppe is for you! With a minimum investment, RWA will order the promotional items of your choice and have them placed in the Swag Shoppe.

The Swag Shoppe is set up as a boutique, where conference attendees can choose which promotional items they want to have. The Swag Shoppe is different from the Goody Room in that all items are pre-selected by RWA -- items attendees perceive as high value. These items are co-branded with RWA’s conference logo and the author’s or company’s logo. Attendees can go through the Swag Shoppe only once, except on the last day of conference when it opens for attendees to go through again. 

Pricing starts at $625.

Swag Shoppe items may be sponsored by authors, publishers, companies, etc.

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HOW IT WORKS

To keep sponsorship pricing low, the sale of these items is broken into four lots. All four lots must sell for that item to be placed in the Swag Shoppe (get your fellow friends and writers in on the action!). Lots can be purchased in any combination, or all four lots can be purchased to buy that item outright. Only the lots you purchase will have your logo and RWA’s conference logo on them.

Contact sponsors@rwa.org for more information.

Item Lot 1 Lot 2 Lot 3 Lot 4 Full Price
Gum-Velope - $625 per lot Available Available Available Available $2,500
Branded Sweets - $625 per lot Available Available Available Available $2,500
Rain Poncho - $1,000 per lot Reserved Reserved Available Available $4,000
Insect Repellent Wipes - $1,250 per lot Available Available Available Available $5,000
Cooling Towel - $2,000 per lot Available Available Available Available $8,000
Baseball Hat - $2,500 per lot Available Available Available Available $10,000
Journal - $2,500 per lot Available Available Available Available $10,000
Beverage Tumbler - $2,500 per lot Reserved Reserved Reserved Reserved $10,000
Selfie Sticks - $4,000 per lot Available Available Available Available $16,000

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DIGITAL SIGNAGE

Advertise your latest release on escalator screens and a projection screen in the lobby!

$1,000 per ad

Ads run Wednesday through Saturday of conference on 4 screens.

Lobby projection screen

E-mail sponsors@rwa.org for to reserve your spot!

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OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Wifi in the meeting space - $20,000
  • Key Cards - $7,500
  • Neck Wallets - $5,000
  • Totes - $20,000
  • Literacy Totes - $3,500
  • Scavenger Hunt - $2,000
  • Librarians Day Snack Break - $2,000
  • PAN Retreat Snack Break - $2,000

Conference program ads

Contact sponsors@rwa.org for more information.

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SPONSOR BENEFITS

Platinum Benefits ($20,000+):

  • One reserved table at the Awards Ceremony
  • One complimentary full-page ad in the conference program
  • Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings and publisher spotlights (if applicable)
  • Two complimentary conference registrations
  • 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 Awards Ceremony
  • One complimentary full-page ad in the conference program
  • Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings and publisher spotlights (if applicable)
  • One complimentary conference registration
  • 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):

  • One complimentary half-page ad in the conference program
  • Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings and publisher spotlights (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 and publisher spotlights (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

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Contact

Megan Sloan, Sponsorship and Advertising Administrator

832-717-5200, Ext. 120

sponsors@rwa.org