Sponsor & Exhibit

Make an impact: Support MBLGTACC

For 27 years, the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) has brought together students from around the United States for a few days each year to learn and grow through the knowledge and experiences of others. In the course of a weekend, a student can attend half-a-dozen workshops, catch keynotes by activists and thought leaders, meet with nonprofit leaders and grad school admissions representatives, and bear witness to the talent of locally and nationally competitive drag performers. All of this is made possible, in part, through the generous support of our friends, community partners, and corporate sponsors.

Your support of MBLGTACC will mean two important things. First, all of this work will be possible. As a all-volunteer student planning team, all gifts to MBLGTACC will go directly toward programming, resources, and operations that support the conference and our students. Second, you’ll be advancing our commitment to economic justice. We pledge to make our programs accessible to all students and young leaders regardless of their financial means. We'll limit costs for participation and materials, and make additional support available to those with limited access to resources. Your support turns this commitment into action.

There are several ways to support MBLGTACC 2019:

Polaris

$8,000+

Listed in donor section of conference program with logo
Name listed on website
Full-page advertisement in program
Free event attendance for four representatives
Vendor table (optional) – location preference
30-45 second ‘Welcome to MBLGTACC’ video on social media
10 second video on promo reel before plenary events
Promotional material provided by sponsor (brochure or 8.5x11 double sided flyer) in bags handed out to attendees at registration
Banner on front of stage

Orion

$5,000 - $7,999

Listed in donor section of conference program with logo
Name listed on website
Full-page advertisement in program
Free event attendance for three representatives
Vendor table (optional) – secondary location preference
Static ‘Welcome to MBLGTACC’ social media ad

Ursa Major (Big Dipper)

$3,000 - $5,999

Listed in donor section of conference program with logo
Name listed on website
Half-page advertisement in program
Free event attendance for two representatives
Vendor table (optional)

Ursa Minor (Little Dipper)

$1,000 - $2,999

Listed in donor section of conference program with logo
1/4-page advertisement in program
Free event attendance for two representatives

Exhibit and vendor opportunities

MBLGTACC will offer nonprofits, graduate programs, businesses, and other organizations the opportunity to exhibit at the Century II Convention and Performing Arts Center for the February 2019 conference. Exhibit space is limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. This is a great opportunity to promote your organization or program to students, potential employees, and the queer and trans+ college community.

VENDOR FAIR

The Exhibit Fair will take place Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, location TBA. Each exhibit table comes with two exhibitor registrations that allow you access to the exhibit space. We ask that exhibitors wear their exhibitor name badges at all times within the conference space, and encourage any who are interested in attending programs to be sure they register for the conference separately.

Exhibit space information

  • Hours of operation Saturday, February 16 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Move-in: 8:00 - 9:00 am
  • Move-out: 5:00 - 7:00 pm


Each space will come equipped with a 6’ table, two chairs, a waste basket, and an ID sign. The space does not need to be staffed during exhibit hours but the safety and security of the items displayed are the responsibility of the exhibitor. View a list of exhibitors »

Exhibit table rates

Organization size

Cost

Non-profits and companies with 50+ employees

$500

Non-profits and companies with <50 employees

$300

GRAD SCHOOL FAIR

The Grad School Fair will take place Friday, February 15, 2019 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, location TBA. Each exhibit table comes with two exhibitor registrations that allow you access to the exhibit space. We ask that exhibitors wear their exhibitor name badges at all times within the conference space, and encourage any who are interested in attending programs to be sure they register for the conference separately.

Package

Cost

Grad school fair vendor table

$150

Grad school fair and 1/4 page program ad

$200

Grad school fair and vendor fair

$300

Grad school fair, vendor fair, and 1/4 page program

$350

Program advertisements

The final printed program will be seen and used by the 2,000+ students, advisors, and advocates who attend the conference. A PDF of the final printed program will also be available online, and all ads run in full color. Please see the information below for ad specifications and how to submit the ads. The deadline for reserving and submitting ads in the printed program is December 31, 2018—please submit your ad to Danielle Johnson.

Specifications

Advertisements must be delivered using the following guidelines:

  • Quality/resolution: 300 dpi (dots per inch)
  • Colorspace: CMYK
  • File format: PDF with fonts outlined and imaged embedded
  • Bleed: Add .125" bleed around all sides



Advertisement sizes and rates

Note: Wichita State University departments are eligible for a $50 discount on these ad prices. Includes table at the grad fair, if requested.

Ad type

Rate

Sizing

Full-page

$500

8.5"W x 11"H + .125" bleed around all sides

Half-page

$350

8.5"W x 5.5" H + .125" bleed around all sides

1/4-page

$200

4.25"W x 5.5" H + .125" bleed around all sides

More information

If you have any questions about any of the above information, please contact us.

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