2019 Nebula Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

All sponsorships are first-come first-served. Purchase early to avoid disappointment. Contact sponsors@sfwa.org for questions or to place an order.

President’s Welcome Reception – $4000

  • Two (2) Complimentary Conference Registrations (Banquet tickets or Full Banquet tables can be added on for additional cost.)
  • One (1) B&W Full-page Advertisement in the Conference Program Book.
  • Sponsorship Signage at the Reception
  • Recognition at the Conference as a Sponsor
  • Recognition in the SFWA Singularity Newsletter

Nominees’ Reception – $5000

  • Two (2) Complimentary Conference Registrations (Banquet tickets or Full Banquet tables can be added on for additional cost.)
  • One (1) B&W Full-page Advertisement in the Conference Program Book
  • Sponsorship Signage at the Reception
  • Recognition at Nominee Reception
  • Recognition at the Conference as a Sponsor
  • Recognition in the SFWA Singularity Newsletter

Pre-Banquet Reception – $4000

  • Two (2) Complimentary Conference Registrations (Banquet tickets or Full Banquet tables can be added on for additional cost.)
  • One (1) B&W Full-page Advertisement in the Conference Program Book.
  • Sponsorship Signage at the Reception
  • Recognition at the Conference as a Sponsor
  • Recognition in the SFWA Singularity Newsletter


Atrium at Marriott Woodland Hills — *set-up may be different than pictured*

SFWA Hospitality Lounge & Outdoor Oasis:
Open Party Evenings – $4000

Having a book launch, or wish to elevate the visibility of your business for all conference attendees? The SFWA Hospitality Lounge is known as the “place to be” after programming ends. An opportunity to mix and mingle with conference professionals, this is your opportunity to shine. This sponsorship level is for the evenings from 9PM – 11PM on Thursday or Friday nights.

  • One (1) Conference Registration
  • One (1) B&W Full-page Advertisement in the Conference Program Book.
    • Need All Logo Art and Advertisements by April 1st, 2019
  • Sponsorship Signage in the SFWA lounge during your event.
    • Need All Logo Art and Advertisements by April 1st, 2019
  • Sponsor welcome to stock lounge with giveaways during the period
  •  15 minutes presentation in Hospitality Lounge or 30 minutes presentation in a panel room.*

SFWA Hospitality Lounge & Outdoor Oasis:
Open Lunch – $3500

From 11:30AM to 1:30PM on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, this sponsorship allows you to host an open lunch in the SFWA Hospitality Suite. Use your imagination for the space. Host a book launch or use the opportunity to get the word out about your publishing industry company.
  • One (1) Conference Registration
  • One (1) B&W Full-page Advertisement in the Conference Program Book.
  • Sponsor welcome to stock lounge with giveaways during the period
  • Sponsorship Signage in the SFWA lounge during your event.
  •  15 minutes presentation in Hospitality Lounge or 30 minutes presentation in a panel room.*

SFWA Hospitality Lounge & Outdoor Oasis:
Open Breakfast – $3000

Start each day off on the right foot by sponsoring an open breakfast in the SFWA Hospitality Suite from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM. (1 Available – Saturday Morning)
  • One (1) Conference Registration
  • One (1) B&W Full-page Advertisement in the Conference Program Book.
    • Need All Logo Art and Advertisements by April 1st, 2019
  • Sponsor welcome to stock lounge with giveaways during the period
  • Sponsorship Signage in the SFWA lounge during your event.
    • Need All Logo Art and Advertisements by April 1st, 2019
  •  15 minutes presentation in Hospitality Lounge or 30 minutes presentation in a panel room.*
* All presentations must be approved by our director of programming prior to the event.

Other Sponsorship Opportunities:

Awards Streaming — $5000 (Exclusive Sponsorship)

The Nebula Awards® Ceremony is watched by hundreds of people each year, plus the recording will be added to our official Youtube channel. This is an excellent ongoing opportunity to get your name and logo seen both before the ceremony begins and at the end.

*Book bag given to attendees in Chicago 2016

Book Bag — $5000 (Exclusive Sponsorship)

Our Nebula Conference book bag goes to each registered attendee and is stuffed with free promotional items. This is an exclusive opportunity to put your logo on the front of the bag which will be used throughout the conference and long after.
  • Includes one (1) Conference Registration
  • Exclusive Conference Bag Sponsorship
  • Bags will be distributed to all registered attendees
  • Guaranteed placement of new release or other promotional items in all bags
    • Need logo art by April 1st, 2019

Water bottles — $2500 (Exclusive Sponsorship)

We know it’s hard to stay hydrated during a long conference. As people reach for a sip or refill, your company logo will be front and center not only at this Nebula Conference, but wherever our attendees go after our event is over. Every attendee to the Nebula Conference will receive a plastic water bottle with your logo on it. (Upgrade options available for additional cost.)


Billboard Banners 

Want to promote a book, project, or display art? This year, we will feature 2019 Nebula Conference branded banners placed in high-traffic areas around the conference.

Cover Art on a Shared Banner – $125 per cover (up to 6 covers per banner)
Full Banner — $900.00 that will feature your logo and highlighted title(s).

Promotional Handouts and Postcards – $100.00/Item

We will distribute your marketing materials to all attendees in our 2019 Nebula Conference Book Bag.

Best Seat in the House (3 available) — $2000

Want to reserve a table at the Nebula Awards® banquet up close to the stage? We have an option for you to celebrate the best of science fiction and fantasy with a full table next to the stage.
  • Includes banquet tickets for up to ten (10).
    • If you or any of your guests have already purchased banquet tickets, we will refund the cost of the banquet ticket to those individuals who have already paid.
  • Seating next to the stage.
  • Two (2) bottles of house wine.
  • Deadline for payment is April 1st, 2019.
Deadline to submit your guest list including all meal choices and dietary accommodation requests is May 1st, 2019.
  • Late additions and changes to your banquet guest list cannot be accommodated.

Preferred Banquet Seating — $1500

Want to reserve a table just for you and your guests? We have an option for you to celebrate the best of science fiction and fantasy with a full table.
  • Includes banquet tickets for up to ten (10).
    • If you or any of your guests have already purchased banquet tickets, we will refund the cost of the banquet ticket to those individuals who have already paid.
  • Two (2) bottles of house wine.
  • Deadline to submit your guest list is May 1st, 2019.
    • Late additions and changes to your banquet guest list cannot be accommodated.

Sponsor a Nebula Nominee — $260 per nominee.

Help a Nebula Awards® finalist attend the Nebula Conference and Banquet. Donate $260 or more to the Sponsor-a-Nominee Fund to cover the full conference and banquet ticket for a nominee.
  • Sponsor can remain anonymous, or have the option to be listed in the Nebula Awards® Ceremony Program Book
  • Any unused sponsorship funds in this category will be set aside in a fund for future nominees