Sponsorship

Promote your creative writing program, center, or literary press by becoming a sponsor of our Conference & Bookfair. Learn about the excellent benefits and marketing opportunities below.

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Become a Sponsor

In addition to supporting one of the most important and exciting literary gatherings in North America, sponsors enjoy generous benefits—a substantial number of marketing impressions, advertising in the conference program, bookfair exhibit space for the Patron level and above, and complimentary registration waivers. Sponsorship helps more than 2,000 creative writing students attend the conference each year. AWP acknowledges all sponsors on its website; in its flagship magazine, The Writer’s Chronicle; in the conference program; on promotional materials; and on banners and signs at the conference.

Sponsorship Levels & Benefits

Sponsorship Level Contributor
$1,000
Sponsor
$2,500
Patron
$5,000
Benefactor
$10,000
Major Sponsor
$15,000
Premier Sponsor
$25,000
Number Available Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Ten Fifteen One
Marketing Impressions
AWP Website Unique Visitors 285,000 285,000 285,000 285,000 285,000 285,000
Conference Program, Ad & Planner 12,000 24,000 24,000 36,000 48,000 60,000
The Writer’s Chronicle 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000
Onsite Signs 12,000 24,000 96,000 96,000 96,000 96,000
Stage & Bookfair Banners/Signs       12,000 36,000 36,000
Tote Bags         12,000 12,000
Enewsletters & Social Media     200,000 230,000 340,000 460,000
Conference App           100,000
Total impressions 459,200 483,000 785,000 797,000 967,000 1,199,000
Registration Waivers 6 15 30 45 60 100
Program Advertising   Quarter page Half page Full page Two-page spread Back cover
Bookfair Exhibit     Table Table Booth Two booths
Cash Value of Waivers $1,020 $2,550 $5,100 $7,650 $10,200 $17,000
Cash Value of Advertising   $595 $765 $1,200 $2,305 $6,245
Cash Value of Bookfair Exhibit     $650 $650 $950 $1,900
Cash Value of Bookfair Sign & Bookfair & Stage Banners       $2,000 $4,500 $4,500
Cash Value of Premium Benefit         $1,000 $2,500
Cash Value of Conference App Banner Ads           $1,260
Total cash value of sponsorship $1,020 $3,145 $6,515 $11,500 $18,955 $33,405
Opportunity to Host Reception   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Additional Information

If you have any additional questions about sponsoring, please contact our Director of Development.

Visit the advertising section of our website to learn more about how to reach our conference attendees through print, online, and digital app advertising.
Reach teachers, readers, and opinion-makers with exhibit space at the bookfair. Visit the bookfair section of our website and read the exhibitor prospectus to learn more.

 

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March 27–30, 2019
Portland, OR

Oregon Convention Center

Contact Us

Sheila Black,
Director of Development
(240) 696-8287
sponsorship
@awpwriter.org

Sponsorship

To learn more about sponsoring our Portland, OR, conference, download our 2019 sponsorship guide and pledge form.

Sponsors