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Sat, Nov 02

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Creative Suitland

BLK Author Expo Suitland

An interactive community gathering and vendor marketplace celebrating African American authors and their works.

BLK Author Expo Suitland
BLK Author Expo Suitland

Time & Location

Nov 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Creative Suitland, 4719 Silver Hill Rd, Suitland-Silver Hill, MD 20746, USA

About the event

The four-hour live book expo features regional African American authors showcasing books in all genres for all ages.

BLK Author Expo Suitland 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. 

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.

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  • FEATURED AUTHOR VENDOR

    Registration includes: [1] One high profile located vendor space. Does not include a table and chairs. Vendors must bring a table no larger than 6ft and a chair. All tables must have a tablecloth or covering. [2] 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, including the promo video.

    $75.00
    +$1.88 service fee
  • STANDARD AUTHOR VENDOR

    Registration includes: [1] One vendor space located within the marketplace. Does not include a table and chairs. Vendors must bring a table no larger than 6ft and a chair. All tables must have a tablecloth or covering. [2] 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 fee
  • AUTHOR PRESENTER (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 fee
  • GENERAL RETAIL VENDOR

    We will do our best to not have the same type of retail vendors. Registration includes [1] One vending space (must supply own table and chairs). [2] The vendor will be showcased in a full-page ad in the program booklet. Vendors must supply their ad or flyer. AD REQUIREMENTS Half Page Size: 8 ½” x 11” Portrait. Format: PDF or JPG/PNG NOTES:

    $75.00
    +$1.88 service fee
  • SPONSOR | BRANDING

    An Expo space will be named for this sponsor. Multiple spaces are available. The sponsor will have a dedicated space where they may set up a table/small booth, etc. The sponsor's logo will be printed on Expo materials, banners, and the website with a link to the sponsor’s website. The sponsor will be showcased in a full-page ad in the program booklet. AD REQUIREMENTS Full Page Size: 8 ½” x 11” Portrait. Format: PDF or JPG/PNG LOGO REQUIREMENTS High-resolution Image | PNG FORMAT

    $250.00
    +$6.25 service fee
  • SPONSOR | VIP

    The sponsor's logo will appear on Expo materials, banners, and website with a link to the sponsor’s website. The sponsor will also be showcased in a full-page ad in the program booklet. AD REQUIREMENTS Full Page Size: 8 ½” x 11” Portrait. Format: PDF or JPG/PNG LOGO REQUIREMENTS High-resolution Image | PNG FORMAT

    $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. The sponsor will be showcased in a half-page ad in the program booklet. AD REQUIREMENTS Half Page Size: 5 ½” x 8 ½” Landscape. Format: PDF or JPG/PNG

    $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
  • 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. NOTE: This is not an Author Vendor Booth space. Vending spaces must be purchased separately.

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee
  • T-SHIRT PREORDER

    BLK Author Expo Suitland T-Shirt | Event logo on front - Author's names are on the back. Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XL, and 2XL.

    $20.00
    +$0.50 service fee

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