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Sponsorship Information

Expand your marketing reach with a variety of sponsorship opportunities at RWA2018, including fun swag, eye-catching signage, and engaging experiences! Whatever your budget, we can help you put your brand in front of more than 2000 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!


SWAG OPPORTUNITIES

Conference Badge Holders

Let every conference attendee display your brand every day with a $5,000 badge holder sponsorship. 

Swag in Conference Tote

Give conference-goers something to remember you by with a swag item in each registration tote bag. Every attendee will receive a high value promotional item co-branded with your logo and RWA’s conference logo. Prices start at $5,000; limited spots available. Contact sponsors@rwa.org for more info.

Book in Book Room

Have an upcoming or new release you want to get into the hands of readers, authors, and industry professionals? Reserve a spot in the book room, where attendees will have a chance to browse throughout the conference. Limited spots available. Spots are for one title; 500 copies of each title required. Prices start at $500 per spot.

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.

  • PAN Retreat Break
  • PRO Retreat Break
  • Librarians Day Break (sold out)

RITA After-Party

Last year, RWA hosted its first ever RITA After Party and it was a resounding success! Many attendees said it was one of their favorite parts of the conference. This year, you can bring the party with a deejay, branded photo booth, and cash bars. Price starts at $5,000.

Contact sponsors@rwa.org for more information.

SIGNAGE OPPORTUNITIES

Grab the attention of conference attendees with beautiful, impactful signage, available throughout the conference space at every price point.

  • Elevator Wrap - Lobby Level: $2,000 per wrap (1 available)
  • Elevator Wrap - Meeting Space: $1,500 per wrap (More than 10 available)
  • Elevator Wrap - Guest Rooms: $1,500 per wrap (6 available)
  • Billboard Ad: $150 per book cover
  • Escalator Branding: $3,500 (sold out)
  • Ballroom Entrance Wrap: $3,500 (1 available)
  • Conference Registration Wrap: $3,500 (1 available)
  • Hotel Dining Area Coasters: $3,500 (sold out)

Branding Opportunities

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Contact sponsors@rwa.org to book your spot.

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

  • Bleed size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" tall
  • Cut size: 5.5" wide x 8" tall
  • No text outside of: 5.25" wide x 7.75" tall
  • 300 dpi, Full color

Contact sponsors@rwa.org to reserve your spot.

SPONSOR BENEFITS

Platinum Benefits ($20,000+):

  • One reserved table at the Golden Heart Luncheon and RITA Awards Ceremony
  • One complimentary Book Room spot ($500 value)
  • One complimentary full-page ad in the conference program ($500 value)
  • Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings (if applicable)
  • Two complimentary conference registrations ($980 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 Book Room spot ($500 value)
  • One complimentary full-page ad in the conference program ($500 value)
  • Priority selection of dates and times for publisher-hosted book signings (if applicable)
  • One complimentary conference registration ($490 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

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Contact

Megan Sloan, Sponsorship and Advertising Administrator

832-717-5200, Ext. 120

sponsors@rwa.org