In-person attendance at FallCon 2022 is limited to individuals who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. (Boosters are not required but are strongly recommended, per the CDC.) Everyone attending may upload their vaccination documentation upon registration, or when contacted via email prior to the show.

Call for Authors

  • Keynote Presentation
  • $1200
    • Up to 6 authors per event.
    • Authors will give 5-minute individual book presentations. Then join a moderated panel with Q&A
    • OR, Authors will give individual 10-minute presentations on their books.
    • Minimum 75 print ARCs or finished books.
    • Includes listing in Virtual Galley Room with links for ARC requests.
  • Author Author Events
  • $750
    • Up to 15 authors per event.
    • Authors enjoy a meal with a table of booksellers, and talk briefly about their new books to the audience.
    • Minimum 50 print ARCs or finished books.
    • Includes listing in Virtual Galley Room with links for ARC requests.
  • Author Speed-Dating
  • $750
    • Up to 15 authors per event.
    • A fast-paced event where authors move from table to table, meeting booksellers and offering their best "elevator pitch."
    • Minimum 50 print ARCs or finished books.
    • Includes listing in Virtual Galley Room with links for ARC requests.

Sponsorships

  • Presenting Sponsor
  • $5000
  • EXCLUSIVE! Show your support for our bookseller members and MPIBA programs. Help us underwrite significantly discounted room rates for bookseller show attendees.

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Recognition on print & digital signage at show.
    • Banner ad on FallCon.org.
    • Three complimentary bookseller E-blasts.
    • Logo recognition on hotel reservation web page.
    • “Thank You” signage at hotel check-in.
  • Exhibit Hall Opening Reception Sponsorship
  • $4000
  • EXCLUSIVE! Underwrite food and beverage for our Thursday night Exhibit Hall sneak peak!

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Recognition on print & digital signage at show.
    • Banner ad on FallCon.org.
    • Recognition on signage during reception.
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  • Exhibit Hall Break Station Sponsorship
  • $3000
  • Funded by HarperCollins

    EXCLUSIVE! Underwrite coffee, tea, and snacks in the Exhibit Hall Break Station -- a place for attendees to plan their Exhibit Hall strategy, schedule meetings, and just relax during a busy day of browsing and buying!

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Recognition on print & digital signage at show.
    • Banner ad on FallCon.org.
    • Recognition on signage at Break Station.
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  • BOOKSELLER EDUCATION SPONSORSHIP
  • $2500
  • Funded by Penguin Random House
    EXCLUSIVE! Underwrite our full day of education and networking.
    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Recognition on print & digital signage at show.
    • Banner ad on FallCon.org.
  • Bookseller Travel Grant Sponsorships
  • $500/grant
  • Help cover the travel and lodging costs for booksellers to attend FallCon! We want to ensure attendance from every state in our region, and as many stores as possible! Each grant will be named after the supporting publisher or vendor.

     

    • Determine the qualifications for your grant (first time attendee, buyers, front-line booksellers, diverse booksellers, etc.).
    • Booksellers will apply, be chosen, then reimbursed after providing proof of travel & lodging expenses.
    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
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  • Show Kick-off Mix and Mingle Sponsorship
  • $1500
  • Funded by Shelf Awareness

    EXCLUSIVE! The Kick-Off Event is held at Station 26 on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Recognition on print & digital signage at show.
    • Logo recognition on FREE Beverage coupons.
  • Literary Trivia and Cocktails Sponsorship
  • $1000
  • EXCLUSIVE! The Literary Trivia Challenge is back! Sponsor this super fun tradition and you’ll be able to promote your book(s) at the event.

     

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Recognition on signage at Literary Trivia Event.
    • Your title(s) of choice can be the basis of trivia questions, or the inspiration for a cocktail, or prizes for the winning team. It’s up to you!
  • Coffee/Tea Break Sponsorship
  • $750/day
  • Underwrite coffee and tea service at registration for attendees on Thursday or Saturday.

     

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Recognition on signage at Coffee/Tea service station.

Exhibit Hall

Setup: Thursday 9/29, 9am-4pm 

Hall Open Thursday 9/29, 4:30pm-7pm & Friday 9/30, 9:30am-4pm

Breakdown: Friday 9/30, 4pm-7pm

  • Corner Booth & Meeting Space Package
  • $2400Limited Availability
    • 3-table Perimeter Exhibit Booth with tablecloth & skirt (additional tables $500 each), backed by pipe & drape
    • Single Round Meeting Table, tablecloth & skirt, 6 chairs, surrounded by pipe & drape
    • See Example Photo & Booth Set Up Options
  • Perimeter Exhibit Booth
  • $1800Minimum Three Tables
    • 3-table wall booth (additional tables $500 each), backed by pipe & drape
    • Cocktail round with 2 chairs (additional cocktail rounds, $75 each)
    • See Example Photo & Booth Set Up Options
  • Interior Table Exhibit
  • $500
    • Single table with tablecloth, skirt, one chair (additional tables $475 each)
    • Cocktail round can be added for $75 each
    • See Example Photo
  • Author Signing In-Booth
  • $100/author
    • Schedule of booth signings will be listed on FallCon.org.
    • Author Signing Flag provided for signing time.

Pick of the Lists

Booksellers LOVE hearing directly from reps and publishers. Pick of the Lists allows you to showcase your most important, and undiscovered, titles for the fall holiday season and early 2022 sales!

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  • Live Event
  • $250/8 min. time slot
    • Thursday, September 29.
    • Edelweiss collection will be emailed to all booksellers registered for FallCon.
    • Includes one optional recorded Pick of the Lists session.
    • Be prepared to present at least five recently published or forthcoming titles.
    • All books must be available at standard wholesale terms directly from the publisher, or via a mainstream distributor.
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  • Recorded
  • $200/8 min. video
    • You provide mp4 video file or YouTube link.
    • Video posted on FallCon.org
    • Link to Edelweiss collection included on webpage.
    • All books must be available at standard wholesale terms directly from the publisher, or via a mainstream distributor.

Galley Room

  • On Site Physical Galley Room Placement
  • $150/title
  • The show Galley Room will be manned, and open throughout the show at specific times, allowing attendees to browse and find the books they’re excited to read and recommend.

    • 10% off for 5+ titles.
    • Minimum 20 copies per placement.
  • Website (Virtual) Galley Room Placement
  • $150/title
  • Feature your books in the Virtual Galley Room on our well-trafficked FallCon.org website between 9/29 and 10/31! Book covers will be posted, along with links provided by you so booksellers can request digital ARCs and/or print ARCs.

    • 10% off for 5+ titles.
    • Includes book jacket and two buttons for ARC request links.

Advertising

  • Banner Ads on FallCon.org
  • $500/banner
  • FallCon.org is the digital home of the fall show! The site will feature bookseller registration, the show schedule, vendor show specials, a Virtual Galley Room, recorded rep picks and more! Advertising will reach hundreds of booksellers and industry professionals.

     

    • Rotating banners appear throughout the site.
    • 700 x 200 pixels + link.
  • Advertise on Printed Schedule/Map
  • $500/quarter page
    • Full color pdf (CMYK), 3.91" x 5.125", portrait
  • Welcome Bag Inserts
  • $100/insert
  • Promote your books and products to our bookseller attendees via insertion in our tote bags.

    • Plan to send 300 items/promo pieces