Sponsorship


 

Call for Sponsorship
For the
6th North American Historical Novel Society Conference

 

Approximately 400 writers, editors, agents, publishing professionals, and FANS attend the Historical Novel Society Conference. The 2015 HNS Conference will take place June 26–28, 2015 in Denver, Colorado at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center.
Conference Facts:
• Over 350 authors, publishers, editors and agents in attendance;
• Over 35 workshops with topics ranging from weaponry, costumes, and sex in the middle ages, to beginning writing development and the business side of being a writer;
• Individual Pitch Sessions with Historical Fiction publishing editors and agents;
• Author signings and Bookselling
• Editor & Publisher Spotlights that focus on what editors and publishers are currently buying;
• Koffee Klatch chats with best-selling authors;
• A wildly popular “Saturday Night Sex Scene Readings” with readings by well-known HF authors.
• A Costume Banquet & Awards held each conference celebrating the characters and eras in the historical fiction genre.

All sponsors are listed on our website for the conference. In addition, all major sponsors are promoted in all press materials, social media, and public interactions.
We offer a number of different sponsorship opportunities. The HNS Conference (official name) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. (EIN # 73-1686839) We welcome general contributions as well as sponsors for specific events, listed below. We also welcome book donations of single or multiple copies, to be used as prizes for our costume pageant winners and thank-you gifts for our volunteers. All sponsors will be listed in our conference program.

Sponsorship Levels
Levels

Pike’s Peak: $15,000+ One (1) Available
Gold Rush: $10,000 Three (3) Available
Silver Mine: $5,000 Three (3) Available
Pueblo: $2,500
Pike’s Peak Benefits:
• Sole Sponsor of Costume Banquet & Awards
• Promotional Opportunities in Conference Site (includes hotel key cards, bar & Restaurant coasters, as well as other special opportunities)
• One reserved table at the Awards Ceremony
• One complimentary full-page ad Outside Back Cover of the conference program
• Two complimentary conference registrations
• Main sponsor logo on Tote Bag
• Logo on HNS website with link
• Recognition at conference as a sponsor, in conference update e-mails
Gold Rush Benefits:
• Sole Sponsor of one evening reception or Luncheon
• One reserved table at the Awards Ceremony
• One complimentary full-page ad in the conference program
• One complimentary conference registration
• Logo on Tote Bag
• Logo on HNS website with link
• Recognition at conference as a sponsor, in conference update e-mails
Silver Mine Benefits:
• Two tickets to the Awards Ceremony
• One complimentary half-page ad in the conference program
• Logo on Tote Bag
• Logo on HNS website with link
• Recognition at conference as a sponsor, in conference update e-mails
Pueblo Benefits:
• One ticket to the Awards Ceremony
• One complimentary quarter-page ad in the conference program
• Logo on HNS website with link
• Recognition at conference as a sponsor
• Recognition in conference update e-mails

Sponsorship Opportunities (Those marked * not available if utilized by sponsorship above)
Events to sponsor

• Sole Sponsor – Costume Banquet – $10,000*
• Sole Sponsor – Evening Reception – $5,000*
• Sole Sponsor – Evening Reception – $5,000*
• Sole Sponsor – Luncheon – $3,000*
• Partial Sponsor – Luncheon – $1,500* (2 available)
Items to sponsor
• Tote bag – Main Sponsor – $1,500*
• Tote bag – Partial Sponsors $500 (6 available)
• Custom journal – $2,500
• Ink pen – $1,500
• Neck wallets – $3,500
• Hotel key cards* – $750
• Restaurant and bar coasters* – $500
• Water/drink bottle – $1,500
Promotional opportunities

*Literary Sponsors
Author-Sponsor will provide sufficient books (current/upcoming historical novels) to be distributed to all 350 conference attendees in their tote bags. An excellent way to get people talking about your latest releases!
• Logo posted on website (with link)

 

Advertising Rates
The Historical Novel Society publishes a full-color program for its Conference. Every conference attendee receives a program upon registration at the event. The program contains a schedule of events, workshop descriptions and times, HNS speaker’s biographies, and award recipients.
• Inside Front Cover – $400
• Inside Back Cover $350
• Full Page – $300
• Half Page – $150
• Quarter Page – $75
• Business Card – $35
Contact
Theresa Guzmán Stokes
Historical Novel Society Conference 2015
Marketing Director
Herstory54@yahoo.com
401-847-6832