Advertise with Us

Westercon 69 has several methods available to advertise at the convention. 

Souvenir Book 
We are now accepting advertisements for the Westercon69 publications. The deadline for reserving ad space is MAY 16, 2016. For more information and ordering contact Advertising/Ad Sales.  For submitting ad art files contact Publications.

Souvenir Book Pricing:

 

Pro/Commercial

Fan/Non-Profit Rate

Premium Full Page (Inside Front Cover or Inside Back Cover)
7.5”w x 10”h or 8.75”w x 11.25”h with bleed

$300
Sold out

$300
Sold out

Full Page 
7.5”w x 10”h or 8.75”w x 11.25”h with bleed

$150

$100

Half Page  
wide 7.5”w x 4.5”h or tall 3.25”w x 10″h

$120

$60 

Quarter Page 
3.25”w x 4.5”h

$90

$45

Business Card 
wide 3.5”w x 2”h or tall 2”w x 3.5”h

$50

$25 

Souvenir Book Ad Art Specs
Our souvenir book may have a limited number of color pages. All paid, full-page ads will be given priority placement within the color pages. Premium full page ads for the inside front and back cover are guaranteed to be printed in color and can be purchased at a special rate. Ad swaps with conventions are available but placement within the color pages cannot be guaranteed. 

Ads may be submitted in TIFF or PDF formats with files flattened and all fonts embedded. The document (canvas) size must be the same as the ad size. All graphics should be CMYK color mode (no spot colors) at 300 dpi/ppi at 100% images size (with no crop marks).

Ad bleed preparation: Ads with a bleed should be created with an additional ⅛ inch (0.125”) trim allowance on all page edges (4 sides on full page ad, 3 sides on half page ad). The final trim on our publication is 8.5”w x 11”h with a 0.5” page margin.

All ad space reservations (including ad swaps) must be made by MAY 16, 2016. Please contact Publications for sending “ready-to-place” digital ad files.

Pocket Program Ad Rates (Dealer's Room Vendors Only)
Westercon69 is offering limited ad space in our pocket program to Dealer's Room vendors. Pocket program advertising is a great way to reach attendees; 1400 copies of this program guide are distributed to Westercon convention goers throughout the weekend. We have also created a coupon layout option for vendors interested in advertising special Westercon69 offers.

All ads will be printed in black & white. Space reservations are due by MAY 16, 2016. or more information and ordering contact Advertising/Ad Sales. For submitting ad art files contact Publications.

Full Page: $20 (4.875"w x 3.75"h)
Half Page Ad & Coupon: $20 (Two ads 2.25"w x 3.75"h each. Ad and coupon will printed as front and back.)
Half Page Ad Only: $10 (2.25"w x 3.75"h)

Sponsorship Packages
Here is the chance for your organization to become a sponsor of this year’s Westercon 69! You will gain exposure over a lengthy period of time to a targeted audience – Science Fiction and Fantasy writers, publishers, editors, illustrators, screenwriters, poets, readers and fans.
 
If you have any questions regarding Sponsorship Packages, please contact Ads Sales. Download Sponsorship flyer for more details.
 
Note about Tax Deductibility of Sponsorships:
Publishers, booksellers, and authors will generally deduct sponsorships as a business expense. In addition, Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. is a non-profit organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and donations may be deductible as charitable contributions.
 
Swag Bag Advertising
Swag bags are distributed to our attendees at the convention. To place fliers or promotional items in the bags, items must be of interest to our membership. We plan to stuff ~1200 packets, so plan accordingly. Excess materials will be placed on the flier rack at the start of the
con.
 
If you or your organization has fliers or other material that you wish to include in the packets please contact our Swag Bag Organizer KaTerra Hazel for mailing and deadline information.
 
Note: Westercon 69 reserves the right to reject any material deemed unsuitable or inappropriate. Any materials placed in the registration packets must be appropriate and suitable for a mixed audience of SF fen, including those under 18.