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VIRTUAL EXPO EXHIBITORS June 1, 2024 to August 21, 2024

OPTION 1

$187

Online profile with products / services listed on expo websites + Interview via Skype with a videographer-journalist + logo placement on homepage and marketing materials + social media distribution

OPTION 2

$287

Online profile with products / services listed on expo websites + Interview via Skype with a videographer-journalist + logo placement on homepage and marketing materials + social media distribution + Additionally includes online meetup with interested guests or a networking event at place of business plus online sales opportunities

Event Partner Levels

BRONZE

$949

per day X 3 days

iconApril 19 and 20, 2025
  • - 10 x 10 Booth with one table and two chairs;
  • - Wi-Fi, site insurance, electricity, access to main stage;
  • - Your logo on our homepage hyperlinked to our organization's site;
  • - Your logo on our marketing materials i.e. event posters;

SILVER

$1495

per day X 3 days

iconApril 19 and 20, 2025
  • Further includes:
  • - Your logo on YouTube Channel interviews of exhibitors which relate to your organization;
  • -- A journalistic interview via Skype or Zoom with one of your representatives that we'll distribute to YouTube also on our podcast channels;
  • -- Your logo on giant Bank Street electronic signage if possible (not guaranteed)

GOLD

$3495

per day X 3 days

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  • Further includes:
  • - Your logo on T-shirts worn by volunteers
  • - Your organization mentioned in our widely distributed podcasts as an event partner;
  • - Your organization mentioned in our YouTube and other video interviews as an event partner
  • - Reference to your organization in all radio commercials;
  • - We'll get a journalist to prepare a newspaper-style 700 word review about your organization based upon your interview that we'll publish onto our website.

PLATINUM

$4495

per day X 3 days

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  • Further includes:
  • - Your logo on T-shirts worn by volunteers;
  • - Your logo on front of program guide distributed to event attendees;
  • - Your logo branded in the backdrop of the main stage area;
  • - Your logo in our social media posts including Instagram and Facebook

SALES-BOOSTING VIRTUAL SERVICES

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Publicist services

We arrange and coordinate interviews with targeted media organizations which can include cable TV shows; radio shows; newspapers / magazines influencer blogs; and podcast shows,

$500 per targeted news organization - Interview guaranteed.

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Press release writing and distribution

This includes guaranteed access to the publishing of press releases of U.S. TV broadcaster news sites which include FOX-TV, ABC-TV and other affiliates;

Press release writing - $350 per press release

Targeted U.S. broadcaster news sites - $350 per site
(best for SEO)

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Book reviews

The writing and publishing (*) of high quality newspaper-style 800 word articles and shorter 100 - 200 word reviews written by independent journalists. Each journalist would read your whole book.

100 - 200 words = $180 per review

800 - 900 words = $275 per review

(*) Publishing may be an extra cost on premium sites
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Ottawa Book Expo branded video podcasts

of authors and publishers which have been responsible for selling hundreds of books for authors; Redistributed to National Public Radio (NPR) affiliated in the U.S. as audio.

Video Podcast - Interview + Publishing and distribution
on YouTube and Bitchute (25 - 40 minute interview) =
$450

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Book website design

We provide customized high quality websites for authors which are designed to market one book. Such websites linked to bookstore retailers and social media are vital to boosting sales;

Basic design = Contact Us

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Author blog design

Customized CMS designs for authors who seek to easily upload news including images which can attract advertisers and supplement the review of authors / publishers through guest post advertising placements and banner ads

Basic design = Contact Us

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Author signing events at Indigo and other bookstores

Great for author book tours. We would also send a camera operator to record the event;

Basic design = Contact Us

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Marketing consulting

We provide advice to publishers and authors alike based upon our over 20 years of experience in the book publishing industry.

FREE

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Promotional articles on targeted premium news sites

which include TheStar.com, Toronto.com and CBC.ca

Premium Service = Contact Us

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Social media advertising and "followers"

on sites like Twitter and Facebook

Premium Service = Contact Us

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Social media account creation and maintenance

for publishers / authors with schedules too busy for them to maintain their own social media accounts.

Premium Service = Contact Us

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Listing of books on OttawaBookExpo.ca

linked to book retailers plus the ability to upload new content about your books by getting account access to OttawaBookExpo.ca

Premium Service = $150

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Advertising of your books on the newly established Ottawa Book Expo Review

To be distributed online on Amazon and other online retailers.

Premium Service - $500 per page

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Getting your books listed and distributed to not only Amazon.com but up to 200 other retailers

which include Indigo.ca in Canada, and BarnesandNoble.com in the States.

Premium Service - $500 per title

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Book production

(copy editing; typesetting; book cover design; ebook formatting) and printing services (paperback and hardcover);

Paperback Typesetting = $850

Ebook formatting for Kobo, Nook and Kindle = $650

Book cover design = $349

Copy editing = Contact Us

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Get a discounted price of $325 per day when you apply to become an exhibitor for three days.

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