Wednesday, April 5 - Friday, April 7, 2023

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Marketing & Promotional Opportunities

The MPIBA SpringCon events in 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!
  • Author! Author! Events
  • $600
  • Authors enjoy a meal with a table of booksellers, and talk briefly about their new books (~5 minutes) to the entire audience. Followed by signing.
     
    • Up to 12 authors.
    • 50+ print ARCs or finished books.
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  • Author Speed-Dating with Signing Reception
  • $600
  • A fast-paced event where authors move from table to table, meeting booksellers and offering their best "elevator pitch" (~4 minutes). Following the pitch event, authors will sign books at a reception.

    • Up to 12 authors.
    • 50+ print ARCs or finished books.
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  • Featured Authors
  • $800Panel or Presentation Events
  • Authors will give individual book presentations and/or join a moderated panel discussion, followed by attendee Q&A and signing.

    • Up to 6 authors.
    • 75+ print ARCs or finished books.
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Pick of the Lists & Galley Room

  • Pick of the Lists
  • $250/5 minute slot
  • Booksellers LOVE hearing directly from publishers and vendors.

    Showcase your most important and exciting titles and products!

    • Free placement for up to 2 titles/products in the show Galley & Sample Room
    • Free admittance to the Meet Our Reps Happy Hour Reception
    • Edelweiss collection or catalog (provided by you) emailed to all booksellers registered for SpringCon.
    • All books and items must be available for bookstores to stock at standard wholesale terms.
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  • Galley & Sample Room Placement
  • $150/title or item
    • Booksellers are so excited to receive ARCs of forthcoming books and samples of great gift items and sidelines. The show Galley & Sample Room will be manned, and open throughout the show at specific times, allowing attendees to browse and find just the books and gifts they’re excited to read, recommend, and stock.
    • Minimum 20 copies/pieces per placement
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Advertising Opportunities

  • Printed Program
  • $250/quarter page
    • Take up to 4 quarters of the back page of the printed SpringCon program.
    • Space is limited. First come, first served.
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  • Website Banner
  • $300/banner
    • Rotating banner on the SpringCon bookseller registration page & schedule.
    • Runs through April
    • 700x200px + link
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  • Welcome Bag Inserts
  • $100/item
    • A minimum of 100 pieces must be delivered. 
    • No drayage fees.
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Sponsorship opportunities

Customized sponsorships are available upon request!

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  • Opening Author Reception
  • $1000EXCLUSIVE
  • Underwrite snacks and complimentary beverages 

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Banner ad on SpringCon webpage.
    • Recognition on signage at the show registration desk and during reception.
    • Welcome bag insert included.
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  • Happy Hour Reception
  • $1000EXCLUSIVE
  • Underwrite snacks and complimentary beverages

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Banner ad on SpringCon webpage.
    • Recognition on signage at the show registration desk and during reception.
    • Welcome bag insert included.
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  • Education
  • $1000EXCLUSIVE
  • Underwrite our educational programming

    • Logo recognition in show promotions.
    • Recognition on signage at the show registration desk and in break-out rooms.
    • Banner ad on SpringCon webpage.
    • Welcome bag insert included.
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  • Breakfast & Lunch Events
  • $1000
  • Help us keep ticket prices low for our bookseller attendees by underwriting food and beverages

    • Logo recognition in pre-show promotions.
    • Banner ad on SpringCon webpage.
    • Recognition on signage at the show registration desk and during meal events.
    • Welcome bag insert included.
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  • Coffee/Tea Break
  • $300/day
  • Underwrite coffee and tea service for our attendees

    ($550 for entire show)

    • Logo recognition in show promotions.
    • Recognition on signage at show registration desk and at Coffee/Tea service station.
    • Welcome bag insert included.
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  • Bookseller Travel Reimbursements
  • $250
  • Help cover the travel and lodging costs for booksellers to attend SpringCon! We want to ensure attendance from every state in our region, and as many stores as possible

    • Logo recognition in show promotions.
    • Recognition on signage at show registration desk.
    • Welcome bag insert included.
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