Council of Writing Program Administrators
2017 Conference: Workshop, July 16-19; Institutes, July 20; Conference, July 20-23

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Conference Program Ads, Exhibits, & Events Sponsorship

2017 Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators
Knoxville, Tennessee July 16-23

Dear Friends of the Council of Writing Program Administrators:

I invite you to present your company, organization, program or department to hundreds of postsecondary writing professionals from around the United States and the world at the 2017 Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, from July 16-23 at Knoxville Hilton and University of Tennessee Conference Center.

We offer many opportunities to have your company, organization, department, or program prominently exhibited in conference material through sponsoring an event and/or advertising in the conference program, and also provide exhibit space for showcasing textbooks and demonstrating software. Plus, at the conference you can network with directors of writing programs, writing centers, and writing-across-the-curriculum and -disciplines programs, including directors from community colleges, liberal arts schools, regional institutions, and research universities.

To support the important work publishers do, the CWPA is offering low rates for booths and program ads for the conference. On the following page you will find more information about advertising specifications, exhibit guidelines, and sponsorship rates. I look forward to helping you develop an ideal package for your organization. You may contact me, Kelly Kinney, anytime at kkinney3@uwyo.edu.

Please visit the conference website to learn more about speakers, events, and conference registration (required only if you plan to attend sessions or benefit from the inclusive meals). If you have questions about conference proceedings, contact local faculty host, Kirsten Benson, Director of the UTK Writing Center, at cwpa2017@utk.edu . If you have questions about the conference site or shipping packages, contact Megan Bolton, Program Coordinator, University of Tennessee Conferences, at mbolton@utk.edu or 865.974.0255. Note that packages may not arrive prior to July 3, 2017 and must be addressed to the following:

University of Tennessee Conferences,
ATT: CWPA 2017 Exhibits
600 Henley Street, 4th floor
Knoxville, TN 37902   (Phone: 865-974-0280)

To reserve exhibit space, program advertising, and events sponsorship, all arrangements must be made by June 15, 2017. The CWPA looks forward to showcasing the products that you offer to support writing program administrators, faculty, and students.

See you in Knoxville!

Kelly Kinney, Ph.D.
CWPA Conference Sponsorship and Exhibits Coordinator
Associate Professor and Director of Writing Programs
Department of English, University of Wyoming


CWPA Program Advertising and Exhibit Booth Rates

Digital Conference Program App Advertising

Company or Organization Sponsor Page ($75) – This option consists of a thumbnail logo hyperlinked to a PDF ad with information about the sponsor, the sponsor’s website URL, and any other details you wish to provide. Each sponsor’s logo will be listed under the Sponsor button on the app. Logos and ads are in full color. By June 15, 2017, email a .png or .jpg thumbnail logo at 120 x 150 pixels and the PDF advertisement (1-3 standard 8.5 x 11” pages) to Kirsten Benson at cwpa2017@utk.edu. See the bottom of page three for information about payment, which is also due by June 15th.

Department, Writing Program, and Graduate Program Sponsor Page ($75) – This option consists of a thumbnail logo hyperlinked to a PDF ad with information about the unit, the unit’s website URL, and any other details you wish to provide. Each logo will be listed under the Sponsor button on the app. Logos and ads are in full color. By June 15, 2017, email a .png or .jpg thumbnail logo at 120 x 150 pixels and the PDF advertisement (1-3 standard 8.5 x 11” pages) to Kirsten Benson at cwpa2017@utk.edu . See the bottom of page three for information about payment, which is also due by June 15th.

Rotating Banner ($500) – This ad gets a lot of screen time! As users are browsing the program app, this interactive, full-color sponsor banner is located at the bottom of the main menu screen. A maximum total of five sponsor banner purchasers will have their banner ad rotated on a regular basis throughout the conference. Email the following Kirsten Benson at cwpa2017@utk.edu by June 15, 2016: a banner ad image at 600 x 110 pixels and a thumbnail logo at 120 x 150 pixels (both as .png or .jpeg files), and the PDF advertisement (1-3 pages). See the bottom of page three for information about payment, which is also due by June 15th.

Exhibit Booths

  • For-profit presses: $75 per day

  • Non-profit presses: $25 per day

 

Booth exhibits run from 12-5pm on Thursday, 8am-5PM on Friday, and 8am-12pm on Saturday. Set up takes place Thursday morning and break down at noon sharp on Saturday. Booth space consists of one 6-foot table and two chairs. If you need equipment, contact Megan Bolton at mbolton@utk.edu to inquire about availability. 

For shipping exhibit items directly to the conference, please contact Megan Bolton by June 15 at mbolton@utk.edu . Note that packages may not arrive prior to July 3, 2017 and must be addressed to the following:
UT Conferences, ATT: CWPA 2017 Exhibits
600 Henley Street, 4th floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-974-0280
CWPA Conference Events Sponsorship

We have many options available for sponsoring events, which assures your organization of having the most name recognition as a CWPA partner. All sponsorships are reserved on a first-come first-served basis. Partial sponsorship is an option but guarantees only space for your physical signage—not other benefits associated with sponsorship. CWPA reserves the right to reassign partial sponsorships to events according to need. See below for more details.

Sponsorship

Amount

Physical Signage1

Free Exhibit Space

Program
Sponsor Page

Program
Track2

Lead Conference Sponsorship and WPA Reception at CCCC

$5,000

Registration area, throughout conference center, and at WPA Reception at CCCC

Friday Night Banquet

$3,000

Banquet room entrance

Saturday Night Social Event

$3,000

Event entrance area

Thursday Night Cocktail Reception

$2,000

Event entrance area

Friday Lunch

$2,000

Entrance to lunch area

Saturday Lunch

$2,000

Entrance to lunch area

Friday Breakfast

$1,500

Entrance to breakfast area

Saturday Breakfast

$1,500

Entrance to breakfast area

Sunday Breakfast

$1,500

Entrance to breakfast area

Friday Night WPA-GO Graduate Student Social Event

$1,500

WPA-GO event, printed materials

Friday Breaks

$1,250

Entrance to break area

 

Saturday Breaks

$1,250

Entrance to break area

 

1 Sponsors are responsible for providing their own hard copy signs and hanging materials.
2 Sponsors will have hyperlinked logo ads corresponding to these events in the conference program app.

 

To reserve advertisements, exhibits, and sponsorships contact Kelly Kinney anytime before June 15 kkinney3@uwyo.edu.  Makes all checks out to Council of Writing Program Administrators and send to the following address: CWPA, c/o Christine Cucciarre, University of Delaware, 305 Memorial Hall, Newark DE 19716.