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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

Swag in Conference Tote (sold out)

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 (sold out)
  • 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 (sold out)
  • 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 (sold out)

  • 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

Jessie Edwards, Marketing and PR Manager

832-717-5200, Ext. 128

sponsors@rwa.org