All About the Sponsorships

There's no way Shameless Book Con would happen without the confidence of our sponsors! Please support them as much as you can!

Find out here what you can expect to receive in exchange for your support in sponsoring Shameless Book Con 2021!

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Payment in full is due by April 1, 2021. Payment plans may be arranged by contacting Angie once a deposit is placed.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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    —AVAILABLE SPONSORSHIPS—

    Platinum Title

    1 Available; Shareable

    Offers Accepted

    What It Is

    This sponsorship would give you exposure to thousands of romance readers and is a fast-track into a life-long place in our hearts. Think of your name in lights, your name on swag, your name on banners, and your name EVERYWHERE, plastered all over the book-loving internet!

    • Media acknowledgement in press releases and announcements
    • Web graphic listed above the fold (where available), above all other sponsorships (in cases where sponsorships are listed together) on all Shameless Book Con 2021-related posts

    What You Get

    This biggest of all sponsorships puts your name over Shameless. Think about it – you’re presenting Shameless Book Con 2021! Extra perks include

    • 1 Author Signing Table – Prime location of your choosing
    • 1 Paid Author Assistant
    • 2 VIP Attendee Passes – Perfect for giveaways!
    • 2 Sunday Event TIckets
    • 4 nights at our event hotel in an upgraded suite

    How To Claim

    Wall Branding

    Several Available

    Prices Vary

    Shameless2020 Your Brand Here YOUR BRAND HERE

    What It Is

    NEW FOR 2021! Put your brand front and center in everyone’s view with the right placement in the event space! Choose from many options around the Registration, Foyer, and Public Event Spaces.

    What You Get

    Your branded space will be displayed from Thursday, November 11th – Sunday, November 14th, for all the Shameless eyes to see!

    Bronze

    6 Claimed, 4 Available; Not Shareable

    $900

    What It Is

    Lots of love here!

    • Name placement on the blog and some general signage
    • Logo listed with other Signing Sponsors (in cases where sponsorships are listed together; some exceptions apply)

    What You Get

    Includes the following added perks:

    • 1 Author Signing Table (available only to invited Saturday signing authors)
    • 1 Attendee Signing-Only Pass – Perfect for giveaways!

    How To Claim

    Payment in full due 4/1/21

    Select Hold or Pay-In-Full
    Sponsor Name

    Confirmed Sponsors

    Signing Day Scavenger Hunt Card Spot

    20 Available; Not Shareable

    $150

    What It Is

    Shameless is getting in on the excitement we saw at our 2019 event and we’re hosting a Scavenger Hunt! With this sponorship, you’ll be a guaranteed spot on the hunt.

    How It Works

    Every attendee will be eligible to play the free Scavenger Hunt, and we’ll have a BIG grand prize.

    Whether we require a simple autograph from you or small swag item (ribbon, button, etc – TBD), your table will be a stop on the grand prize hunt!

    How To Claim

    Sponsor Name


    Author Welcome Bags

    1 Available; Not Shareable

    $900

    What It Is

    Every one of our signing authors deserves a little welcome bag on their table, and you can be the one to provide it! Complete with the necessities to make the most of a signing, the bags will include bottled water, ibuprofen, hand sanitizer, mints, an energy bar, and anything else authors need at the ready.

    What You Get

    Your name and brand will be front and center on every author's welcome bag. You'll also have the opportunity to include your own swag in every bag!

    How To Claim

    Payment in full due 4/1/21

    Select Hold or Pay-In-Full
    Sponsor Name


    Signing Floor Signs

    Several Available; Not Shareable

    $400

    What It Is

    These sponsors will have floor spots around the author signing. Attendees will walk all over you, but in a good way, because they’ll have no choice but to see your logo under their feet!

    What You Get

    Shameless2020 This Could Be You Floor Sign

    How To Claim

    Payment in full due 4/1/21

    Select Hold or Pay-In-Full
    Sponsor Name


    Attendee Booklet

    Several Available; Not Shareable

    $225 (Full); $150 (Half)

    What It Is

    The full-color souvenir information booklet gets in the hands of every person walking in the door to Shameless Book Con. It’s full of information, fun activities, space for autographs, and most importantly, YOU!

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    Full Page

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    Half Page

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    How To Claim

    Select Your Size
    Sponsor Name


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    Full Page – Front Inside Cover

    Full Page – Back Inside Cover

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    Sunday BINGO Game Table

    Several Available; Not Shareable

    $150

    What It Is

    Get a table at our Sunday event of your very own! Make it your own with a fancy centerpiece, a giveaway of epic proportions, or let your imagination take over to get the attention of readers. You’re the captain of your space to design and make attendees fight to get a seat at your table.

    What You Get

    • Undecorated table of 8 or 10 players
    • Pre-event promotion
    • Light breakfast with attendees

    Required by Sponsor

    • Table decoration
    • A “centerpiece” grand prize giveaway
    • Prizes for each round (up to 5)
    • Your attendance from 9:30am-12pm

    How To Claim

    Sponsor Name


    About The Event

    Sunday, November 14th – 10am-12pm

    Join your favorite authors for a Sunday event to finish off your Shameless weekend on a high note!

    We’re inviting you to Shameless BINGO! But this isn’t your grandma’s BINGO; it’s an all-out, no-holds-barred fun-fest Shameless version of the game where you’ll get to know authors and end up with an armful of goodies. Some of our favorite authors are going all out, each with their own table to entice you to want to sit with them. Think: stacks of books, bags of swag, and over-the-top gift baskets, all waiting for you to win.

    • Swag GALORE!
    • Lots of chances to win all kinds of good stuff!
    • Gourmet coffee & international tea service + pastries included

    —CLAIMED SPONSORSHIPS—

    The Smut Gala

    CLAIMED

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    What It Is

    "Do you hear that? What you’re hearing is the DJ pumping out the perfect music for the perfect Smut Gala at Shameless Book Con 2020!
    You’re the sponsor of our amazing DJ team who keeps the party going and attendees dancing. Your name is the one they’ll be announcing as the sponsor of Entertainment at The Smut Gala!

    What You Get

    • Your name in lights around the party venue, visible in many attendee photographs
    • 2 VIP Attendee Passes: Perfect for giveaways!
    • Numerous by-name mentions by DJ throughout the event– Top-level name placement on signage – including Step & Repeat adjacent signage – of the party held on Saturday night
    • Web graphic listed above the fold (where available) or above all other sponsorships (in cases where sponsorships are listed together) on After Party posts and many Shameless Book Con 2020-related posts
    • Media acknowledgement (as available)

    About The Event

    Saturday – 9pm-12am

    You've been to other events' after-parties that probably didn't impress you. But OUR after-party, The Smut Gala, will blow your mind! Our after-party is one you actually want to attend. This year, The Smut Gala sponsored by Haylee Thorne and Justin Edwards will be an incredible party in an incredible space where everyone is letting loose.

    VIP/Showcase Authors-On-The Rise Cocktail Party

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    You'll be the featured sponsor of Friday Night’s VIP Cocktail Party and Authors-On-The-Rise Showcase! You’re guaranteed hero status with this sponsorship because who doesn’t love a party?!?

    What You Get

    • Name listed in mentions of VIP tickets
    • 1 Author Signing Table (full table or shared 1/2 table; available only to invited Saturday signing authors) – Prime location
    • Standing banner set up next to Shameless Step & Repeat
    • Web graphic on all VIP-related posts and many Shameless Book Con 2020-related posts
    • Media acknowledgement (as available)

    Gold

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    This sponsorship is designed to give you maximum exposure. Your name will be pretty much everywhere an attendee will set their eyes.
    The Gold Overall Event Sponsorship is an excellent way to be seen by everyone!

    What You Get

    • Name listed above* all sponsors (in cases where sponsorships are listed together)
    o *If a Platinum Sponsor or Title Sponsor is sold, the Gold Sponsors would be placed just beneath that sponsor.
    • Logo listed above all sponsors (in cases where sponsorships are listed together; some exceptions apply)
    • Media acknowledgement in press releases and announcements when possible
    • Web graphic listed above the fold (where available) or above all other sponsorships (in cases where sponsorships are listed together) on Shameless Book Con 2020-related posts
    • Includes the following added perks:
      o 1 Author Signing Table (available only to invited Saturday signing authors) – Prime location
      o 2 VIP Attendee Passes – Perfect for giveaways!
      o 2 Sunday event passes

    Blogger Breakfast

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    This sponsor will be the host of Saturday Morning's Blogger Breakfast. You're in the spotlight with the full attention of more than 35 Book Bloggers! Market your brand and share your books with the bloggers who share with their readers.

    What You Get

    • Name listed in mentions of Blogger Breakfast
    • 1 Author Signing Table (full table or shared 1/2 table; available only to invited Saturday signing authors) – Prime location
    • Web graphic on all related posts and many Shameless Book Con 2020-related posts
    • Media acknowledgement (as available)"

    Tote Bags

    CLAIMED

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    What It Is

    Picture it: Your logo next to Shameless, emblazoned on every tote bag that attendees and authors use to take home all of their brand new books!

    What You Get

    • Name/logo printed on all attendee and author tote bags

    Lanyards/Name Badges

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    When we’re all looking down to see the name of the person we’re talking to, we’ll all see your name right next to it. Good marketing, right?

    What You Get

    • Name/logo printed on all attendee and author name badges and/or lanyards

    VIP Gift

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    Don’t you want to go home with every VIP attendee and every author after they leave Shameless? Of course you do. We’ll help you choose a gift like ones we’ve had in previous years like cups and adorable notebooks.

    What You Get

    • Name/logo printed on VIP gifts

    Silver

    CLAIMED

    Confirmed Sponsors

    What It Is

    You’ll have some prime table location, friend!

    What You Get

    • Second-level name placement in mentions on the blog and on some general signage
    • Logo listed with other Signing Sponsors (in cases where sponsorships are listed together; some exceptions apply)
    • Media acknowledgement in some press releases and announcements
    • Website Banner Ad run from the week following submission until at least 2 weeks after Shameless Book Con 2021
    • Includes the following added perks:
      o 1 Author Signing Table (available only to invited Saturday signing authors) – Prime location
      o 1 VIP Attendee Pass – Perfect for giveaways!
      o 1 Sunday event pass"

    Signing Bar

    CLAIMED

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    What It Is

    This sponsor will be the host of a cash bar during Saturday's author signing!

    What You Get

    • Name/logo featured on signs and napkins at the bar
    • Name listed in mentions of author signing bar
    • Includes 30 Signature drink tickets to use as you wish – great for giveaways!
    • Web graphic on all related posts and many Shameless Book Con 2020-related posts
    • Media acknowledgement (as available)

    Treat Yourself Timeout

    CLAIMED

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    What It Is

    We’ll bring in massage therapists and have stations set up just outside the signing area for attendees, authors, and ANYONE at the event to take a little break you’ve sponsored.

    What You Get

    Your name or logo on signage at the massage stations and in mentions of the timeout

    Signing Photo Booth

    CLAIMED

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    What It Is

    This hub of activity at the author signing will be yours to put your name on. From branding the outside of the booth to having your name imprinted on each booth photo taken, attendees will see your name!

    What You Get

    • Name listed in mentions of the photo booth
    • Graphic/logo on photo booth and all related posts and many Shameless Book Con 2020-related posts
    • Media acknowledgement (as available)

    Escalator Runner

    CLAIMED

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    What It Is

    Every attendee and author visiting the hotel before, during, and after the signing will see your name while they ride the escalator connecting the event space with the hotel.

    What You Get

    Your name and design emblazoned along the center of the main escalator at the convention center of the event hotel!

    Dear Mistress Q&A

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    This sponsor will be front and center along with our very own BDSM life-coach, Dear Mistress. This separately-ticketed intimate gathering of like-minded women is the most sought-after secondary event during Shameless Book Con.

    What You Get

    • Name listed in mentions of Dear Mistress Q&A

    Sharpies

    CLAIMED

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    What It Is

    Our most sought-after swag! Everyone wants – and needs – a silver Sharpie at a signing.

    What You Get

    • Your name/logo will appear on Sharpies included in all VIP and Author swag bags

    Charity Raffle

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    Your name will be listed everywhere our raffle is posted and on signage around the author signing. You'll be associated with our 2021 charity as a do-gooder, and who doesn't love a do-gooder?

    What You Get

    • Name listed in mentions of the charity raffle
    • Web graphic on all related posts and many Shameless Book Con 2021-related post
    • Media acknowledgement (as available)

    Volunteer T-Shirts

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    This sponsor will have the backs (and fronts) of our amazing volunteers! Our volunteers work tirelessly during the whole weekend of Shameless, and with your name on their fronts and backs, you’ll be seen everywhere! And you know how long t-shirts live on… forever as jammies!

    What You Get

    Your name/logo on the shirts of all Shameless volunteers!

    Charging Station

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    Yours will be the name everyone stares at on the dual-sided poster you get to design while they huddle by the power station, soaking up all the electricity! Plus, you'll be a savior from the evil "low battery" alert.

    What You Get

    • Name listed in mentions of the charging station
    • Graphic/logo on charging station and all related posts and many Shameless Book Con 2021-related posts
    • Media acknowledgement (as available)

    First-Time Attendees Newbie Meet-Up

    CLAIMED

    What It Is

    This sponsor will be the host of a Friday evening meet-up for Shameless Book Con virgins.

    What You Get

    • Name listed in mentions of the Newbie Meet-Up
    • Web graphic on all party-related posts and many Shameless Book Con 2021-related posts
    • Media acknowledgement (as available)

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