Maximize your marketing dollars beyond your booth with these value-packed opportunities!

Exhibitors are encouraged to increase their visibility with attendees by sponsoring various activities and items throughout America East. A variety of sponsorship and marketing opportunities are available.

Online Sponsorship Marketplace

Sponsor Form

For examples, see some of the 2017 Sponsorship Options below.

  • Keynote Luncheon - $3,000
    What better way to make an immediate impact? The kickoff to America East will be sure to draw a large crowd representing various departments of news media companies! This sponsorship includes your company’s logo on the keynote podium and an opportunity to welcome attendees. Sponsor can also provide materials to be placed at each lunch seat.   

  • Welcome Reception Sponsor - $5,000
    The Monday afternoon Welcome Reception is one of the most well-attended networking events during the conference. Sponsor will be recognized on America East website and in promotional materials, via signage at the event, in the Program Directory and during the reception. Sponsorship also allows for the opportunity to provide customized cocktail napkins, plates, etc. for use during the reception, a show bag insert and a complimentary quarter page ad.

  • Conference Lanyards - $2,500
    Every registering attendee will receive a lanyard/neck cord for their name badge. This is a great opportunity to have your company name on display throughout the conference for everyone to see! 

  • Boxed Lunch on Tuesday - $2,500
  • Coffee Station on Exhibit Floor - $2,000
    For duration of exhibit hall hours

  • Continental Breakfast on Tuesday - $1,500 
    Continental Breakfast on Wednesday- $1,500 

  • Coffee/Refreshment Break on Monday - $1,000
    Coffee/Refreshment Break on Tuesday - $1,000

  • Circulation Luncheon on Tuesday - $1,500

  • Digital Happy Hour Sponsor - $2,500
    The Tuesday evening Digital Happy Hour is a great opportunity to mingle with news media attendees outside of the trade show floor.  This sponsorship includes your company’s logo on signage at the event and recognition during the happy hour. Sponsorship also allows for a complimentary show bag insert. 

  • Farewell Break in Exhibit Hall - $1,750
  • Conference Session Sponsor - $750 (exhibitors); $1,000 (non-exhibitors)
    (Multiple sponsorships available) - Conference session sponsorships provide an opportunity to put your message and brand in front of America East attendees. The sponsor will be able to provide a marketing piece for distribution to session attendees and will also have the chance to address the audience prior to introducing the session speaker(s). Sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Conference Wireless Internet - $500 (exhibitors); $750 (non-exhibitors)
    (Multiple sponsorships available) 

  • Show Bag Inserts - $500 (exhibitors); $750 (non-exhibitors)
    (Multiple sponsorships available) - Provide a one-page promotional piece or card for insertion in the official show bag. 750 bags are created and distributed to attendees and vendors. You must produce your own piece and 750 copies must be shipped and received at America East Headquarters by March 9, in order to be included in the bags. On-site deliveries cannot be accepted.

  • America East App Sponsorship - $500 (exhibitors); $750 (non-exhibitors)
    (Multiple sponsorships available)

  • Special Banner Signage - All signs will be hung by Monday afternoon.
    (limit of a 3’x6’ banner; must be made ready to hang)
    Chocolate Lobby - $1,500
    Confection Hall Lobby - $1,500
    Convention Center Foyer - $1,500
    Great Lobby North - $1,200


Additional Advertising Opportunities

America East is the newspaper industry's premiere trade show on the East Coast! 

By placing an ad in the Programs & Exhibits Directory, you can make a lasting impression with your target market. Your ad will be seen by all attendees including publishers, online managers, production directors, editors, ad directors and others.

Prices for 2017 are:

  • $319 Full page (7" w x 9.5" h)
  • $219 Half page (7" w x 4.5" h)
  • $129 Quarter page (3.25" w x 4.5" h)
  • ADD $200 Full color (any size ad)

Advertising Form
Contact Mary Firestone at 717-703-3034 to secure your ad today!