The Creatures, Crimes & Creativity Literary Convention gathers readers and writers of mystery, suspense, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and paranormal fiction in the Hunt Valley Inn in Baltimore.
The convention presents panels and workshops of interest to writers and/or fans. We expect approximately 100 attendees with half of them being authors or aspiring authors.
We offer a variety of promotional opportunities for publishers and other related businesses to raise awareness and enhance your esteem with our attendees. All sponsors will be listed on the convention web site and announced at each meal during the convention.
Cash or giveaway value:
Bronze – up to $250
Silver – up to $500 (comes with a quarter page ad in the convention program)
Gold – up to $750 (comes with a half page ad in the convention program)
Platinum – anything over $750 (comes with a full page ad in convention program)
Sponsor a meal: 3 sponsorships available for each meal
Friday dinner – $350
Saturday breakfast – $300
Saturday lunch – $300
Saturday dinner – $400
Sunday breakfast – $300
Wine service at a dinner – $500
Cocktails during evening book signings – $500
Gold and Platinum sponsorships include one full admission to the convention, a banner on our web site declaring you a convention sponsor with a link to your website, a designated table for you and your party at that meal (if applicable) and an announcement of your sponsorship at that meal. Plus we will post any signage you supply at the convention.
Registration bags – $300
You can supply the registration bags displaying your company logo or a design of your choice.
Nametag lanyards – $250
You can supply the nametag lanyards displaying your company logo or a design of your choice.
Twitter Contest Prize – $200
You can purchase the Kindle Fire we award to the person who posts the most tweets before the convention.
Publishers may contribute books (published or ARCs) or printed excerpts for us to add to the registration bags, or to serve as the center pieces at a meal.
PLUS: We welcome your sponsorship ideas – notebooks, pens, flash drives or other giveaways to add to our goodie bags are always welcome, as well as posters promoting your attending authors.