November 5-6, 2016 · Indianapolis Indiana


November 5-6, 2016, Indianapolis Indiana

2016 Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Why become a sponsor?

Sponsorships allow Midwest Toy Fest to provide a richer experience for attendees without increasing ticket prices or dealer fees. This, in turn, builds and engages the local geek community while also allowing us to cross-promote local businesses like yours. There are a variety of sponsorship options to fit the marketing goals of any organization or business.

Lanyards

Put your logo around the neck of every vendor, press member, and special guest at this year’s Midwest Toy Fest and let them serve as walking advertisements for your business or organization during the show. Sponsor will also receive recognition via the Midwest Toy Fest website and social media channels prior to this year’s event and in the Official 2016 Show Program.

Sponsorships Available: 1
Sponsorship Cost: $500.
Sponsor may also elect to provide 500 printed lanyards in lieu of cash sponsorship for printing of custom lanyards.

Attendee Bags

Prominently feature your logo on one of the most-requested show items – attendee bags. Bags will be distributed to every show attendee at the registration desk and will be stuffed with special offers and giveaways exclusively for Midwest Toy Fest attendees. Sponsor will also receive recognition via the Midwest Toy Fest website and social media channels prior to this year’s event and in the Official 2016 Show Program.

Sponsorships Available: 1
Sponsorship Cost: $1500.
Sponsor may also elect to provide 3K printed bags in lieu of cash sponsorship for printing of custom attendee bags.

Attendee Bag Stuffer

Give show attendees something to remember you by long after Midwest Toy Fest is over and stuff every attendee bag with your marketing collateral, premiums, coupons, or special offers. (8.5” x 11” size limit for printed materials.)

Sponsorships Available: Unlimited
Sponsorship Cost: $250.
Sponsor to provide 3K units of promotional piece for stuffing in bags no later than October 1 in addition to sponsorship fee.

Attendee Wristbands

Get your logo in front of every show attendee and keep it top of mind throughout the show. Sponsor will also receive recognition via the Midwest Toy Fest website and social media channels prior to this year’s event and in the Official 2016 Show Program.

Sponsorships Available: 1
Sponsorship Cost: $250

Official Show Program Advertising

Showcase your business, organization, or product in this year’s go-to-guide for every Midwest Toy Fest attendee. Select from a quarter-page, half-page, or full-page black-and-white ad block featured among this year’s event schedule, exhibit directory, and show map.

Sponsorships Available: Unlimited
Sponsorship Cost: $150 for quarter-page, $250 for half-page, and $500 for full-page

Volunteer & Presenter Meals

Make a positive impression on Midwest Toy Fest volunteers, guest speakers, and presenters and help keep them happy and hospitable throughout the show. Sponsor will also receive recognition via the Midwest Toy Fest website and social media channels prior to this year’s event and in the Official 2016 Show Program.


Sponsorships Available: 4
Sponsorship Cost: $150.
Sponsor may elect to provide food to cover sponsored meals in lieu of cash donation for meal expenses.

Drink & Draw with Stuart Sayger

Receive top billing at Midwest Toy Fest’s “after hours” attendee event — Drink & Draw hosted by Indianapolis artist, Stuart Sayger. Sponsor’s logo will be featured on Drink & Draw signage and on prize certificates. Sponsor will receive verbal recognition throughout the event, logo on staff and volunteer
t-shirts, and logo on vendor badges. Sponsor will also receive recognition via the Midwest Toy Fest website and social media channels prior to this year’s event and in the Official 2016 Show Program.


Sponsorships Available: 1
Sponsorship Cost: $500.
Sponsor may elect to provide art supplies and prizes in lieu of cash sponsorship for Drink & Draw event.

Cosplay Corner & Repair Station

Be a real-life superhero and come to the rescue of cosplayers in need at this year’s Midwest Toy Fest by sponsoring the Cosplay Corner and Repair Station. Sponsor’s logo will be featured on Cosplay Corner signage, staff and volunteer t-shirts, and vendor badges. Sponsor will also receive recognition via the Midwest Toy Fest website and social media channels prior to this year’s event and in the Official 2016 Show Program.

Sponsorships Available: 1
Sponsorship Cost: $500.
Sponsor may elect to provide cosplay repair supplies in lieu of cash sponsorship for Cosplay Corner & Repair Station.

Midwest Toy Fest Kids Corner (Operated by Heroís Alliance)

Meet the next generation of comic book and collectibles fans at this year’s Midwest Toy Fest by sponsoring the Midwest Toy Fest Kids Corner. Sponsor’s logo will be featured on Kids Corner signage, coloring sheets, staff and volunteer t-shirts, and vendor badges. Sponsor will also receive recognition via the Midwest Toy Fest website and social media channels prior to this year’s event and in the Official 2016 Show Program.

Sponsorships Available: 1
Sponsorship Cost: $500

Panel Sponsorship

Show off your brand or business in front of a captive audience by sponsoring a panel session at Midwest Toy Fest. Sponsor’s logo will be featured during the Panel Session and on staff and volunteer t-shirts and vendor badges. Sponsor will also receive verbal recognition via the Midwest Toy Fest website and social media channels prior to this year’s event and in the Official 2016 Show Program.

Sponsorships Available: 5
Sponsorship Cost: $500

Ready to become a sponsor or have sponsorship ideas of your own? Letís talk!

Please contact Mike at mike@midwesttoyfest.com for more information on these or other Midwest Toy Fest sponsorship opportunities.