Sat, Nov 11|
Keller Williams Event Center
BLK Author Expo Largo
An interactive community gathering and vendor marketplace celebrating African American authors and their works.
Time & Location
Nov 11, 2023, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Keller Williams Event Center, 1441 McCormick Dr Suite 1030, Largo, MD 20774
About the event
The five-hour live book expo features regional African American authors showcasing books in all genres for all ages.
BLK Author Expo Largo will bring together writers, readers, educators, students, editors, and publishers of contemporary creative writing to promote African American contributions to American literature and public conversation.
The Expo is free and open to the public. Registration is not required to attend.
Vendors: Meet book lovers and build your fan base. Exhibit spaces are available to authors, bookstores, artists/illustrators, and writing service providers.
Vending & Sponsorship Opportunities Available.
VENDOR SPACE - FEATURED
Registration includes:  One high profile located vendor space. (Vendors provide a table no larger than 6ft. All tables must have a tablecloth or covering.) Table and chair rentals are available in limited quantities.  Maximum Promotion includes: → A full-page ad in the Expo Souvenir Book with photo, bio, and book/product photos; → Listing on the Expo website with photo and link to author’s website; and → Featured in Expo marketing and promotion materials.$75.00+$1.88 service feeSold Out
VENDOR SPACE - STANDARD
Registration includes:  One vendor space located within the marketplace. (Vendors provide a table no larger than 6ft. All tables must have a tablecloth or covering.) Table and chair rentals are available in limited quantities.  Standard Promotion includes: → Listing in the Expo Souvenir Book; and → Listing on Expo website with photo and link to author’s website.$50.00+$1.25 service feeSold Out
PRESENTER TIME SLOT - 3O MINS
During the Expo, separate presentation space can be used for Meet the Author events, Book Talks, Book Signings, and more. Presenters will be assigned a specific time in 30 minutes intervals. This time slot reservation does not include a vendor space. Vendor space must be purchased separately to sell books/merchandise at the event.$25.00+$0.63 service feeSold Out
BROCHURE TABLE SHOWCASE
Perfect for those who cannot attend in person but would still like to connect with Expo attendees. Provide event staff with brochures, postcards, flyers, and/or business cards. They will be showcased on event tables for attendees to grab as they explore the Expo$25.00+$0.63 service fee
SPONSOR | BRANDING
An Expo space will be named for this sponsor. Multiple spaces are available. Sponsor’s logo will be printed on Expo materials, banners, and on the Expo website with a link to sponsor’s website. The Sponsor will be featured on a full-page ad in Expo program booklet. Sponsor may also set up space as needed with appropriate signage and activities.$250.00+$6.25 service fee
SPONSOR | VIP
The sponsor’s logo will be printed on the Expo materials, banners, and on Expo website with a link to the sponsor’s website. Sponsor will be featured on a full-page ad in Expo program booklet.$100.00+$2.50 service fee
SPONSOR | MEMBER
The sponsor’s name will be listed on the Expo website with a link to the sponsor’s website. Sponsor will be featured on a half-page ad in Expo program booklet.$50.00+$1.25 service fee
SPONSOR | FRIEND
The sponsor’s name will be listed on the Expo website and in the program booklet with a link to the sponsor’s website.$25.00+$0.63 service fee