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2016 Conference Sponsorship

Looking for access to industry experts and those who love books and publishing? As a sponsor of the 2016 ACFW conference, your company will maximize your marketing dollars. You’ll reap visibility and catch the attention of hundreds of conference attendees—all readers and writers of Christian fiction. This is your opportunity to strategically place your brand in front of those active in the publishing world, who are first and foremost readers and consumers of your company’s products!

The ACFW conference provides various levels of sponsorship:

Diamond Level - $4200.00

  • Company logo on the Conference Website pages. Initial pages are already live on the website providing your company with up to ten months of logo visibility. In 2015, ACFW had more than 3300 unique daily hits to the conference webpages, all of which highlight our sponsors’ logos.
  • Full-page color ad in a prime location in the 2016 ACFW Conference Program. The program is distributed to as many as 700 people onsite, available for post-conference download for all ACFW members (nearly 3,000) and released to media outlets during the year.
  • 20 slides or 4 commercials/book trailers (up to 2 minutes each) presentations per day, of your choice for promotional purposes to run during the time leading up to and after general sessions. The 2016 Conference schedule includes three days in which the presentations will run. In 2015, ACFW had over 500 attendees, as well as faculty and staff of the hotel, etc.
  • One free conference registration (four days of conference attendance, all conference meals included).
  • New in 2016: Private use of one free “hospitality” room right on the conference main floor, Thursday-Saturday night after the gala. Setup options will be at your choosing. Approximate square footage is 900sf. Limited number of these are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • New in 2016: Invitation for two to the Sponsors Appreciation reception.
  • New in 2016: Two tables reserved in a prime location in the ACFW Marketplace for you to sell books, offer promotional opportunities, etc. (This space MUST be manned by a member of your staff as ACFW and Omni Hotel are not liable for merchandise/products, etc.)
  • Display table in the general conference area to display information about your company. This could include, but is not limited to, your company’s upcoming new releases, features of your company’s authors, etc. This space is reserved only for display purposes. Selling of items/products/services is only allowed in the Marketplace.
  • Opportunity to provide books/bookmarks/handouts, etc of your choosing at one of the scheduled conference meals. (First come, first served basis)
  • Ability to “reserve” one table (for up to 10 registered attendees) for the awards banquet
  • Complimentary space for a private reception of up to 70 people on Friday evening (first come, first served basis). Food and beverage order to be contracted through ACFW.

Become a Diamond Sponsor Now!

Platinum Level - $3700.00

  • Company logo on the Conference Website pages. Initial pages are already live on the website providing your company with up to ten months of logo visibility. In 2015, ACFW had more than 3300 unique daily hits to the conference webpages, all of which highlight our sponsors’ logos.
  • Full-page color ad in a prime location in the 2016 ACFW Conference Program. The program is distributed to as many as 700 people onsite, available for post-conference download for all ACFW members (nearly 3,000) and released to media outlets during the year.
  • 20 slides or 4 commercials/book trailers (up to 2 minutes each) presentations per day, of your choice for promotional purposes to run during the time leading up to and after general sessions. The 2016 Conference schedule includes three days in which the presentations will run. In 2015, ACFW had over 500 attendees, as well as faculty and staff of the hotel, etc.
  • One free conference registration (four days of conference attendance, all conference meals included).
  • New in 2016: Invitation for two to the Sponsors Appreciation reception.
  • New in 2016: One table reserved in the ACFW Marketplace for you to sell books, offer promotional opportunities, etc. (This space MUST be manned by a member of your staff as ACFW and Omni Hotel are not liable for merchandise/products, etc.)
  • Display table in the general conference area to display information about your company. This could include, but is not limited to, your company’s upcoming new releases, features of your company’s authors, etc. This space is reserved only for display purposes. Selling of items/products/services is only allowed in the Marketplace.
  • Opportunity to provide books/bookmarks/handouts, etc of your choosing at one of the scheduled conference meals. (First come, first served basis)
  • Ability to “reserve” one table (for up to 10 registered attendees) for the awards banquet
  • Complimentary space for a private reception of up to 70 people on Friday evening (first come, first served basis). Food and beverage order to be contracted through ACFW.

Become a Platinum Sponsor Now!

Gold Level - $2700.00

  • Company logo on the Conference Website pages. Initial pages are already live on the website providing your company with up to ten months of logo visibility. In 2015, ACFW had more than 3300 unique daily hits to the conference webpages, all of which highlight our sponsors’ logos.
  • Half-page color ad in a prime location in the 2016 ACFW Conference Program. The program is distributed to as many as 700 people onsite, available for post-conference download for all ACFW members (nearly 3,000) and released to media outlets during the year.
  • 10 slides or 2 commercials/book trailers (up to 2 minutes each) presentations per day, of your choice for promotional purposes to run during the time leading up to and after general sessions. The 2016 Conference schedule includes three days in which the presentations will run. In 2015, ACFW had over 500 attendees, as well as faculty and staff of the hotel, etc.
  • Display table in the general conference area to display information about your company. This could include, but is not limited to, your company’s upcoming new releases, features of your company’s authors, etc. This space is reserved only for display purposes. Selling of items/products/services is only allowed in the Marketplace.
  • New in 2016: Invitation for two to the Sponsors Appreciation reception.
  • Ability to “reserve” one table (for up to 10 registered attendees) for the awards banquet.

Become a Gold Sponsor Now!

Silver Level - $1700.00

  • Company logo on the Conference Website pages. Initial pages are already live on the website providing your company with up to ten months of logo visibility. In 2015, ACFW had more than 3300 unique daily hits to the conference webpages, all of which highlight our sponsors’ logos.
  • 1/4th -page color ad in a prime location in the 2016 ACFW Conference Program The program is distributed to as many as 700 people onsite, available for post-conference download for all ACFW members (nearly 3,000) and released to media outlets during the year.
  • 5 slides or 1 commercial/book trailer (up to 2 minutes) presentations per day, of your choice for promotional purposes to run during the time leading up to and after general sessions. The 2016 Conference schedule includes three days in which the presentations will run. In 2015, ACFW had over 500 attendees, as well as faculty and staff of the hotel, etc.
  • Display table in the general conference area to display information about your company. This could include, but is not limited to, your company’s upcoming new releases, features of your company’s authors, etc. This space is reserved only for display purposes. Selling of items/products/services is only allowed in the Marketplace.
  • New in 2016: Invitation for two to the Sponsors Appreciation reception.
  • Ability to “reserve” one table (for up to 10 registered attendees) for the awards banquet.

Become a Silver Sponsor Now!

Padfolio Sponsorship -  $2500.00

Get your logo on the ACFW padfolio that is given to every conference attendee upon arrival. The beautiful hardbound folder contains a paper tablet and pocket.  Your logo will be in front of all attendees as they take notes during the conference. You’ll add continued exposure as attendees utilize their padfolio all year long.
Become a Padfolio Sponsor Now!

Tote Bag Sponsorship -  $3000.00

Looking for a way to place your logo in front of all attendees at the conference and keep it in front of them? Then consider sponsoring the 2016 conference tote bag. Every conference attendee receives one upon arrival at the conference. The beautiful tote bag will be carried by attendees at the conference and after, adding further benefit for your sponsorship dollars.
Become a Tote Bag Sponsor Now!

Exclusive Gala Partner Sponsorship - $3200.00

Partner with ACFW to upgrade the 2016 Awards Gala with floral arrangements, programs, etc. You will receive:

  • Company logo on the Conference Website pages. Initial pages are already live on the website providing your company with up to ten months of logo visibility. In 2015, ACFW had more than 3300 unique daily hits to the conference webpages, all of which highlight our sponsors’ logos.
  • Logo and/or ad in the Awards Gala program. Only those sponsors who participate in the Gala Partner Sponsorship will receive their logo in the Gala program.
  • Ability to reserve two tables for the Awards Gala event for registered Gala attendees.
  • Recognition from the stage during the Awards Gala.
  • Complimentary space for a private celebratory reception of up to 70 people after the Awards Gala on Saturday evening.
  • New in 2016: Invitation for two to the Sponsors Appreciation reception.

Become a Gala Partner Sponsor Now!

Professional Sponsorship - $600.00

A special opportunity for literary agencies and professional industry affiliations (publicists, media, etc.).

  • Have your company logo on the conference webpage and listed in the conference booklet
  • Ability to reserve a table at the awards gala for registered gala attendees! Includes one gala ticket (additional tickets available for purchase).
  • New in 2016: Invitation for two to the Sponsors Appreciation reception.
  • Become a Professional Sponsor Now!

    Corporate Sponsorship - $800.00

    An opportunity for industry companies. With this sponsorship, receive the following:

  • One table reserved in the ACFW Marketplace for you to sell books/services, offer promotional opportunities, etc. (This space MUST be manned by a member of your staff as ACFW and Omni Hotel are not liable for merchandise/products, etc.)
  • Display table in the general conference area to display information about your company. This could include, but is not limited to, your company’s upcoming new releases, features of your company’s authors, etc. This space is reserved only for display purposes. Selling of items/products/services is only allowed in the Marketplace.
  • New in 2016: Invitation for two to the Sponsors Appreciation reception.
  • Have your company logo on the conference webpage and listed in the conference booklet
  • Become a Corporate Sponsor Now!




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