Advertise and Sponsor
with Killer Nashville

2018 Sponsors

  • American Blackguard, Inc.
  • Clay Stafford
  • Bryan Robinson
  • Kensington Publishing
  • SEMWA
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Clay Stafford Books
  • JKS Communications

As the premier forum for all things mystery, thriller, and suspense, Killer Nashville has the platform to help you reach your perfect audience. Publishers Weekly noted that Killer Nashville plays “an essential role in defining which books become bestsellers [throughout] the nation’s book culture.” And, with 24,000+ visitors each month the Killer Nashville Website, and over 6,000 opt-in newsletter subscribers, it’s easy to see why.

Check out our sponsorship/advertising options below for more details.

Killer Nashville Sponsorship Levels & Benefits

You can become a Killer Nashville Sponsor by sponsoring one of the conference events below, or by making a direct contribution of a custom amount. The amount contributed—whether as a direct contribution or the sponsorship of an event/item—will determine your sponsorship level. Click the levels below to see an explanation of benefits. Or check out the conference sponsorship options below.

  • Receive

    • A dedicated webpage on the Killer Nashville website complete with logo, a short bio (or company description), and links to relevant sites.
    • A full-page ad in current year’s Killer Nashville program book
    • Logo or photo, name, short bio/company description, and website link published on Sponsor Page.
    • Ad rotation on KN site and/or newsletter sidebar until the conclusion of the current year’s conference.
    • Right to include one item in conference totes (brochures, signup forms, etc.).
  • Receive

    • A quarter-page ad in current year’s Killer Nashville program book
    • Logo or photo, name, short bio/company description, and website link published on Sponsor Page.
    • Name, link & logo/photo forever on Past Sponsor Page.
    • Ad rotation on KN site and/or newsletter sidebar until the conclusion of the current year’s conference.
    • Right to include one item in conference totes (brochures, signup forms, etc.).
  • Receive

    • A quarter-page ad in current year’s Killer Nashville program book
    • Logo or photo, name, short bio/company/product description, and website link published on Sponsor Page of Killer Nashville website.
    • Right to include one item in conference totes (brochures, signup forms, etc.).
  • Receive

    • A business card sized ad in current year’s Killer Nashville program book
    • Logo or photo, name, and website link published on Sponsor Page.
  • Receive

    • Name and website link published on Sponsor Page.

Conference Sponsorships

If you’d like to sponsor a particular component of the Killer Nashville conference, we’ve many options for you to do so. In addition to all the benefits listed in the Sponsorship Levels section of this page, conference sponsors also receive free signage at the event.

Click the options below to reserve your Killer Nashville sponsorship now!

Sponsor the Mock Crime Scene: $750
Available

Sponsor the Guest of Honor Dinner & Awards Banquet: $1,000
5 Available

Sponsor the Killer Nashville Network Lunches: $1,500
SOLD TO MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA

Sponsor the Killer Nashville Tote Bags: $3,000
SOLD TO KENSINGTON PUBLISHING

Custom Sponsorship
Please contact us before purchasing if you have a specific event/feature you’d like to create with your sponsorship so we can better accommodate your needs.

Sponsor the Attendee Name Badges: $150
Sponsored by Misty Williams, Fiery Seas Publishing.

Sponsor a Breakout Session: $200
9 Sponsorships Available

Sponsor an Agent/Editor Roundtable: $300
Available 

Sponsor a Conference Track: $400
5 Available 

Sponsor the Moonshine & Wine Cocktail Mixer: $500
Sponsored by Bryan E. Robinson, author of Daily Writing Resilience: 365 Meditations and Inspirations for Writers (Coming January, 2018)

Conference Display Tables

Vender/Publisher display tables are excellent ways to get one-on-one engagement with the attendees of Killer Nashville and promote your product, organization, etc. Tables are given prominent placement in the conference bookstore area.

Author Display Table
$20/hour OR $160 for entire conference 

Publisher/Vendor Display Table
$30/hour OR $250 for entire conference

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