Sponsorship


 

Participation Opportunities
6th North American Historical Novel Society Conference
June 26–28, 2015
Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center • Denver, CO

 

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW
• Direct contact with over 400 writers, editors, agents, publishing professionals, and FANS who attend the Historical Novel Society (HNS) Conference.

• Over 2,500 HNS members and other individuals receive promotional emails and other electronic information about the HNS Conference – including sponsor information and links.

• Over 40 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

NEW! Marketplace featuring historical wares such as weaponry (swords, knives, crossbows), costumes, period jewelry

• Editor & Publisher Spotlights that focus on what editors and publishers are currently buying

• Koffee Klatch chats with best-selling authors

• The wildly popular “Saturday Night Sex Scene Readings” with readings by well-known historical fiction authors

• A Costume and Awards Banquet celebrating characters and eras in the historical fiction genre

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)

GENERAL CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIPS
In addition to the specific sponsor benefits, all General Conference Sponsorships offer the following logo recognition benefits below, with size and placement of logos commensurate with the level of sponsorship:
• Electronic: Logo links on homepage of website; in email blast conference promotions and updates; Opportunity to send one email to conference attendees either before or after the conference (email to be sent out by HNS)
• On Site: On general sponsor signage; on signage at specific special events; on attendee tote bag; verbal recognition at Guest of Honor events; branded historically-themed menu items in hotel restaurant mini-menus/signage
• Conference Program Guide: On conference program guide cover; on general sponsor recognition page; on relevant special event page

Pike’s Peak – $15,000 – One (1) Available
Additional Benefits:
• Presenting Sponsor of Costume and Awards Banquet
• One Flyer or Branded Giveaway in Attendee Tote bags
• One reserved table at the Costume and Awards Banquet
• One complimentary full-page ad on Outside Back Cover of the conference program
• Five complimentary conference registrations

Gold Rush – $10,000 Two (2) Available
Additional Benefits:
• Presenting Sponsor of one evening reception
• One Flyer or Branded Giveaway in Attendee Tote bags
• Four tickets to the Costume and Awards Banquet
• One complimentary full-page ad on Inside Front Cover or Inside Back Cover of the conference program (whichever is available at the time sponsorship is confirmed)
• Three complimentary conference registrations

Silver Mine – $7,500 Three (3) Available
Additional Benefits:
• Presenting sponsor of one luncheon
• One Flyer in Attendee Tote bags
• Two tickets to the Costume and Awards Banquet
• One complimentary full-page ad in the conference program
• Two complimentary conference registrations

SPECIAL EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
All Special Event Sponsorships offer the following logo recognition benefits below with size and placement of logos commensurate with the level of sponsorship:
• Electronic: Logo links on special event page of website; in email blast conference promotions and updates
• On Site: On general sponsor signage; on signage at specific special event;
• Conference Program Guide: On general sponsor recognition page; on relevant special event page

June 27 Costume and Awards Banquet
• Sponsor – $6,000 – Two (2) Available
• Co-Sponsor – $3,000 – Two (2) Available

June 26 Welcome Reception
• Sponsor – $5,000 – Two (2) Available
• Co-Sponsor – $2,500 – Two (2) Available

June 27 and/or June 28 Luncheon
• Sponsor – $3,500 – Two (2) Available per luncheon
• Co-Sponsor – $1,750 – Two (2) Available per luncheon

Tote bag

  • Sole Sponsor – $1,500 Welcome Bygone Era Books! bygone mono

June 27 and/or June 28 Breakfast
• Sponsor – $2,500 – Two (2) Available per breakfast
• Co-Sponsor – $1,250 – Two (2) Available per breakfast

OTHER ITEMS TO SPONSOR
• Neck wallets – $3,500
• Custom journal – $2,500
• Ink pen – $1,500
• Hotel key cards – $750
• Water/drink bottle – $1,500
• General Conference Supporter – $1,000

OTHER PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, IN-KIND, BOOK OR 

PRIZE DONATIONS
• 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!
• In-Kind Donations – Printing of Program, Neck Wallets, Breakout Session Projectors
• Book Donations – Single or multiple copies, to be used as prizes for our costume pageant winners and thank-you gifts for our volunteers.
• Prize Donations – Electronic book/tablets

Contact

Theresa Guzmán Stokes
Historical Novel Society Conference 2015
Marketing Director
Herstory54@yahoo.com
401-847-6832
Bretta Beveridge
Historical Novel Society Conference 2015
Sponsorship Coordinator
bretta@bev-com.com
206-463-3344