SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

PREMIER SPONSOR

$2500.00
    • Recognition as a Premiere Sponsor on publicity materials and communications and website
    • Formal recognition of company from stage during event
    • Prime photo opportunities with special guests and leaders
    • Opportunity for company literature or branded gift to be included in swag bag
    • Company logo prominently displayed on all event signage
    • Premiere listing of company logo on sponsor page in event program book
    • Full page ad with premiere placement in event program book

PRINCIPLE SPONSORS

$1500.00
    • Recognition as a Premiere Sponsor on publicity materials and communications and website
    • Prime photo opportunities with special guests and leaders
    • Opportunity for company literature or branded gift to be included in swag bag
    • Premiere listing of company logo on sponsor page in event program book

VIP SPONSOR

$500.00
    • Prime photo opportunities with special guests and leaders
    • Listing of company logo on sponsor page  in vent program book

PUBLISHER PACKAGE

$300.00
    • Fee includes
    • Two six foot table
    • 4 Chairs
    • Prime Location

SELF-PUBLISHER PACKAGE

$200.00
    • Fee includes
    • One six foot table
    • 2 Chairs
    • Prime Location

VENDOR PACKAGE

$100.00
    • Fee includes one six foot table
    • 2 Chairs
  • $100 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT FOR APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY February 1, 2017
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 19, 2017
  • Absolutely no refunds after March 19th
  • Payment submitted there after must be paid in full

Festival will commence rain or shine. All vendors are required to read and adhere to the rules pertaining to the event. Your payment of the entry fee constitutes your agreement to be strictly bound by the Book Festival Vendor Rules. Any vendor not adhering to the rules will be dismissed from the event.

 

Media & Other Partners: 
Corporate sponsors and partners will benefit from the following:
*On site Corporate recogntion
*Opportunity to showcase services
*Co-Branding of Corporate Logo in all printed material
*Links on website-WWW.SOLBOOKFESTIVAL.COM & SISTAHS ON LIT

FOR FESTIVAL INFORMATION AND AUTHOR REGISTRATION:
PAPAYA WAGSTAFF, services@sistahsonlit.com or (240)354.6660
FOR FESTIVAL SPONSORSHIPS, MEDIA & VENDING OPPORTUNITIES: Katina McCluney
P. (240) 305-8286
E. Kamccluney@gmail.co

Your paid registration to the SOL Book festival  INCLUDES:
*Admission to all festival activities
*Admission to Q&A sessions
*One six foot table w/two chairs (unless its a publisher’s table comes with 2 extra chairs & table)
*Permission to sell your published books
*Free listing on SOL D.C. Book Festival website and Sistahs On Lit Facebook page & a blog column

·VENDORS ; SELL, PROMOTE AND SHOWCASE YOUR PRODUCTS at the 2017 SOL Book festival for

· $100 vendor’s fee!!
Payments excepted Visa-MasterCard-Discover-American Express
*Pay safely and securely through PayPal at services@sistahsonlit.comw/processing fee applies

REGISTRATION DEPOSIT

If you want mail your application please download and complete the forms below.

GENERAL EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Change

Each vendor is responsible for making change for customers; SOL will not have change available.

Security

  • Sistahs on Lit is not responsible for your individual moneyboxes or cash registers.
  • Stay alert. Follow the same “common sense” procedures that you observe inside your store, or at other large

scale events; for example, do not have purses/hand bags visible, etc.

Open for Business!

  • Sistahs on Lit book festival is held on Saturday April 23rd at Silver Spring Civic Center (Indoor/Outdoor) rain or shine hours of operation are Saturday, 10am to 3pm

There are no rain dates Refund policy: Absolutely no cancellation refunds allowed after 3/19/2016

Exhibitors need to be open for the ENTIRE Fair.

Setup

Setup will commence at 9:15 a.m. You will receive email confirmation assigning your

closest loading area based on your space location.

Vehicle Access

  • BRING DOLLIES! Absolutely NO vehicles are permitted on the grounds during the Book Festival’s setup

period. In the interest of public safety, we cannot make exceptions.

  • Vehicles may not return to the event for breakdown until the Sistahs on Lit Book Festival authorizes the reopening of the streets for exhibitors (approximately5:15pm but this could be later depending upon the public’s exit of event grounds).

Regulations

  • The Book Festival has adopted a 80/20 policy; that is, books or items related to the written word must

comprise 80% of our exhibits; sidelines such as clothing, jewelry, art, etc. may not comprise more than

20 percent.

  • You must stay in your assigned space, and sell or distribute only those items explicitly mentioned in your

application.

  • The Sistahs on Lit book Festival reserves the right to eject any merchandise, literature, give-aways, decorations or other

items/materials deemed unsafe or not in the best interest of the event, at any time.

  • You may not engage in illegal activity of any kind.
  • Refunds are not given for any reason.
  • Spaces are nontransferable and cannot be resold. We reserve the right to move your space at any time during

the event if needed.

  • A general note: traffic not related to the Book Festival is prohibited on the grounds during setup.

BreakDown

  • It is logistically impossible for an exhibitor to breakdown early.
  • Exhibitors: please use patience during the breakdown period. We know you eager to dismantle, but the safety of our Fairgoers gets first priority. Cars will enter the Book Festival grounds after 2:45 p.m.
  • We will have policed security; however, the SOL recommends that you take valuable or irreplaceable items/inventory with you. Also plan on covering your merchandise with tarps, placing books on top of tables, and

taking other general precautions for the weather and security.

All trash, display items, leftover giveaways, decorations, etc, must be taken with you or placed in recycling/trash bin when

you leave.

If the Book Festival needs to clean your space at breakdown, you will be charged a base fee of $50 on future registrations.