Here's what a few sponsors are saying!
"The Baltimore Book Festival is a wonderful venue to interact with community,
and build positive brand identity for your company."
- Kavan, Partner, Changing Media
"The audience is filled with book lovers and actively engaged citizens, and it's
perfect for us! Thank you so much!"
- Jennifer Curran, Marketing Rep., C-SPAN
Click here to read past testimonials.
Baltimore Book Festival Sponsorship Report
Look back at Baltimore Book Festival 2012 by clicking on the links below to view festival demographics, print ads, articles and more.
Click here to view Baltimore Book Festival demographics and the economic impact study, compiled by survey firm Forward Analytics in 2012.
Advertisements, Print and Web (*includes select sponsor logos)
-Urbanite, Sept. issue
-The Messenger, Sept. 12
-The Baltimore Sun, Sept. 16
-b, Sept. 19
-The Baltimore Sun (LIVE section), September 19
-The Afro-American Newspapers, Sept. 15 and 22
-The Baltimore Times, Sept. 14 and 21
-Gay Life Newspapers, August and Sept. issues
-City Paper, Sept. 19
-City Paper, Sept. 26
-Baltimore Book Festival, web ads
Print & Web Articles
Baltimore Book Festival articles highlight both the event and the appearance of
200 plus authors such as Amy Goodman and Dennis Monyihan, Emily Giffin, Ledisi, Teresa Guidice and others.
Baltimore Book Festival Will Extend to Center Stage & Feature 'Cupcake Wars' Champ, WJZ-TV, Sept. 18
Baltimore Book Festival expands, The Baltimore Sun, Sept. 18
Read all about it: Book Festival's coming, Baltimore Brew, Sept. 19
Baltimore Book Festival 2012, The Examiner, Sept. 28
Book lovers descend on annual city festival, The Baltimore Sun, Sept. 30
Baltimore Book Festival: Foodie Edition, Pratt Chat
Maryland writers at the Baltimore Book Festival, The Baltimore Sun
One Maryland One Book author appearances, The Baltimore Sun, Sept. 27, 2012
Children's Bookstore hosts panel of city-raised authors at the Baltimore Book Festival, explorebaltimorecounty.com, Sept. 27
Poets unite for hope and change with worldwide event, Baltimore Post-Examiner, Sept. 28
Baltimore Book Festival and Foot's Forecast: Turning the page together
*Foot's Forecast was a 2012 festival sponsor
This year's festival program helped attendees keep track of author presentations, exhibitors and more. The program also credited corporate, media and in-kind sponsors.
E-blasts are an important part of the festival's grassroots marketing efforts. Examples of the event, author and program area promotion are listed below.
Note: E-blasts credit sponsors via logo or text.
Ladies' Night Out
Food for Thought Stage
Events for Writers
Attendees love to stay connected to the festival via social media!
View our Twitter and Facebook report from September 17 - October 1, 2012.
Our Communications Department works diligently to promote the festival to local and regional media outlets (approx. 240).
Baltimore Book Festival, Save the Date, July 2
Baltimore Book Festival (main release), August 31
Bank of America Literary Salon, August 31
Baltimore Book Festival Press Announcement at Center Stage Theater, September 18
The Baltimore Book Festival media summary includes a listing of print, radio and television advertising. Many of the advertisements are obtained through media partnerships.
The festival program was inserted into The Baltimore Sun and its other publications. This chart provides a listing.
Festival signage includes map signs (4' x 8' and 22" x 28") posted during the event, along with other signs for various program elements such as the Bank of America Literary Salon, City Lit Stage and more.