SpringCon returns in April 2023

Golden, Colorado

Wednesday, April 6 – Friday, April 8 2022

Origin Hotel Red Rocks
San Antonio, Texas

Wednesday, April 20 – Friday, April 22 2022

Courtyard San Antonio Riverwalk

Marketing & Promotional Opportunities

The MPIBA SpringCon events in Colorado and Texas will offer an exceptional opportunity to promote your authors and titles to enthusiastic and engaged booksellers from across 14 states!

Discover all the marketing opportunities SpingCon has to offer below:

  • Author Appearances

  • Pick of the Lists

  • Advertising

  • Galley Room

  • Sponsorships

Author Appearance Opportunities

Final event descriptions and schedules will be determined as authors are pitched. In addition to appearance fees, plan to provide ARCs or finished books for attendees. Use the form linked below to pitch your authors today!
  • Authors All-Around
  • $600
  • Plus a minimum of 25 ARCs or finished books.

     

    Up to 12 authors per event.
    Authors enjoy a meal with a table of booksellers, then take turns at the podium to briefly present their new books to the entire audience.

     

  • Author Speed Dating
  • $500
  • Plus a minimum of 25 ARCs or finished books.

     

    Bookseller favorite events!
    Up to 12 authors per event.
    A fast-paced event where authors move from table to table, meeting booksellers and offering their best "elevator pitch."
     
  • Sign Around Soireé
  • $300
  • Plus a minimum of 25 ARCs or finished books.

     

    An author celebration party!
    Guest authors will have time to sign at designated cocktail tables, as well as time to mix-and-mingle and enjoy the party.
    Signing & Networking Only
     
  • Keynote
  • $750
  • Plus a minimum of 50 ARCs or finished books.

     

    Maximum of four authors per event. We'll explore keynote opportunities for authors throughout the shows. A keynote would be to the largest audience, and authors could present or be in-conversation.

     

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 upcoming spring & summer seasons!

  • In Person Rep Picks Lunch
  • $150per 5 minutes
    • Edelweiss collection will be emailed to all booksellers registered for SpringCon.
    • All books must be available at standard wholesale terms directly from the publisher, or via a mainstream distributor.
    • Price includes lunch with booksellers. To attend additional conference events, purchase Industry Show Passes here ($100 each).
  • Recorded Pick of the Lists
  • $200per 5 minutes
    • Video posted for the month of April on SpringCon web page.
    • 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.

Advertising Opportunities

  • Print in Program
  • $150per quarter page
    • Each ad 254 x 342 pixels
    • 4 spots available per show
  • Digital on SpringCon web page
  • $200per banner
    • 700 x 200 pixels
    • Rotating banner (runs from registration open through April)
  • Welcome Bag Inserts
  • $75per insert, per show
    • Plan to send 100 items/promo pieces per show.

Galley Room

  • Physical Galley Room
  • $100per placement
    • Booksellers are so excited to receive physical galleys!
    • Galley Rooms will be manned and open throughout the show allowing attendees to browse and find just the books they’re excited to read and recommend.
    • Minimum 20 copies per placement
  • Virtual Galley Room
  • $100per placement
    • Feature your books in the Virtual Galley Room on our well-trafficked website!
    • Book covers will be posted, along with links provided by you so booksellers can request digital ARCs and/or print ARCs.
    • Includes book jacket, brief description, and two buttons for ARC request links.

Sponsorship opportunities

Customized sponsorships are available upon request!

  • Presenting Sponsor
  • $1500per show
    • Show your support for our bookseller members and MPIBA programs.
    • ONE AVAILABLE PER SHOW 
    • Logo recognition in all show promotions.
    • Full-page ad in printed show program.
    • Recognition on print signage at show.
    • Banner ad on website (throughout April 2022).
    • Welcome bag insert included.
    • Includes three Industry Show Passes. Additional passes can be purchased here ($100 each).
  • Author Event Sponsor
  • $750per event, per show
    • Help us throw fabulous author events! All SpringCon meals are free to attending booksellers. Sponsorship will help us with food and beverages, and other expenses.
    • Logo recognition in all show promotions.
    • Recognition on print signage at the sponsored event.
    • Banner ad on website (throughout April 2022).
    • Welcome bag insert included.
    • Includes two Industry Show Passes. Additional passes can be purchased here ($100 each).
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  • Education Sponsor
  • $750per show
    • Underwrite our educational programming.
    • ONE AVAILABLE PER SHOW
    • Logo recognition in show promotions.
    • Recognition on print signage at show.
    • Banner ad on website (throughout April 2022).
    • Welcome bag insert included.
    • Includes two Industry Show Passes. Additional passes can be purchased here ($100 each).
  • Coffee/Tea Break Sponsor
  • $350per day, per show
    • Underwrite coffee and tea service for attendees for the day.
    • $600 FOR ENTIRE SHOW
    • Logo recognition in show promotions.
    • Recognition on signage at Coffee/Tea service station.
    • Includes one Industry Show Pass. Additional passes can be purchased here ($100 each).