GATEWAY FURMEET ADVERTISING GUIDELINES

 

About Gateway Fur Meet

First we would like to say thank you for taking an interest in advertising with Gateway Fur Meet convention! Our convention caters to the Furry Fandom, Science Fiction, and Fantasy communities (fans of fantasy creatures, and anthropomorphic animals) and is the first of its type in St. Louis, MO. The convention takes place in St. Louis, MO from March 1-3, 2019.

General Information­

All advertisements should be within the ‘G’ to ‘PG-13’ rating. The Advertising Department reserves the right to reject advertisements for any reason.

Please remember to proofread your advertisement before submission. We cannot correct typographical errors in your advertisement once submitted.

Advertisements in the Conbook may be used as display ads before and after events during the convention. There is no additional charge for this service.

Which Type of Ad Should I Get?

The Conbook is an 8.5 by 11 inch souvenir booklet containing artwork and stories, which is distributed in registration bags. Conbook ads are recommended for (but not limited to) conventions, websites, or dealers who sell products after Gateway Fur Meet.

Conbook ad rates for GFM 2019 are:

  • Fan: This rate applies to all non-profit organizations run solely by volunteers. (Fan run conventions, clubs, etc.)
  • Semi-Professional: This rate applies to small businesses run by a single owner with minimal to no employees. (Small press publishers, charities, small business owners, etc.)
  • Professional: This rate applies to all commercial, for – profit organizations employing part-time to full-time staff other than the owner. (Dining establishments, big press companies, etc.)

Page

Fan

Semi-Professional

Professional

Quarter Page

$20.00

$30.00

$60.00

Half Page

$40.00

$50.00

$80.00

Full Page

$60.00

$70.00

$100.00

Inside Cover Ads

Advertising space is available on the inside front and back covers of the Conbook on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cost is $150.00 per page. Contact the Advertising Department to reserve space.

Convention inserts

Convention inserts are any 8.5 by 11 inch flyer or promotional item to be inserted into the bag each attendee receives at registration. Cost for this service is $200.00. Material must be approved by the Advertising and Publications Departments before distribution. Not always do we have bags, but merchandise will still be handed out to each attendee while supplies last.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Convention bag insert materials must be delivered to registration absolutely no later than 8:30 pm, February 28, 2019. Please contact the Advertising Department for shipping details.

Submissions

Submissions are accepted via email, our online submission form, or if absolutely necessary, US mail.  All submissions must include a completed submission form – click here to download the PDF form.

Electronic Submissions

Electronic Submissions are preferred. Acceptable file formats are Adobe PDF, Adobe Photoshop, TIF, PNG, or high quality JPG. All scans must be 300 dpi or greater resolution.

You may submit your file via email to [email protected] gatewayfurmeet.org or upload it at http://goo.gl/Dmt8st.

U.S. Mail

If you are unable to submit your form or files electronically please let us know so that we may try to work with you. Email us at [email protected] gatewayfurmeet.org.

Submission and Payment Information

Your ad must be received no later than January 10, 2019. Order payment will be due upon acceptance of material, you will receive an invoice via email with payment information and details.

Please note: Make sure you have @gatewayfurmeet.org as a trusted sender, and/or check your spam folder as some of our emails sent out are delivered to the spam folder.

Gateway Fur Meet reserves the right to change, amend, or modify these rules without prior notice.