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Nov 2-5, 2017 Kansas City

Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center

Become a Sponsor

Midwest GameFest features a number of great sponsorship and naming opportunities available for your company or group. We've got 450-500 tabletop hobby gamers, cosplayers, and "nerd culture" enthusiasts looking for the newest games, accessories, and materials. Located in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area, we pull attendees from Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas, and from all over the country.

Sponsorship Levels

Silver Sponsor — $50

  • A sign with your ad or logo and provided text will appear in our pre-function area.
  • A smaller version will appear in our convention program, website, emails, and social channels.

Gold Sponsor — $100

  • A sign with your ad or logo and provided text will appear in our pre-function area.
  • A smaller version will appear in our convention program, website, emails, and social channels.
  • A full-page advertisement in our convention program.
  • Your logo/ad will appear on hotel signage monitors and will be projected onto the wall of the main hall.

Platinum Sponsor — $200

  • A 4-day pass ($50 value).
  • Special VIP attire (badge, armband, or similar) letting everyone know your status.
  • A full-page advertisement in our convention program.
  • Your logo/ad will appear on hotel signage monitors and will be projected onto the wall of the main hall.
  • A sign with your ad or logo and provided text will appear in our pre-function area.
  • You also receive a prominent ad on our website and onsite program identifying you as a Platinum Sponsor.

Main Hall Naming Rights — $1000

  • Four 4-day passes ($180 value).
  • Two 6'x2' exhibitor tables in the exhibitor space ($270 value).
  • A retractable banner will be created to identify the hall as your namesake ($100 value).
  • Your logo/ad will appear on hotel signage monitors and will be projected onto the wall of the main hall.
  • Special VIP attire (badge, armband, or similar) letting everyone know your status.
  • The main hall will be named for you or your organization.
  • All maps and mentions of the main hall will be labeled in your honor.
  • A sign with your ad or logo and provided text will appear in our pre-function area.
  • A prominent ad on our website and onsite program identifying you as the main hall namesake.

Getting Started

Fill out an Sponsor Application and let us know your business name, contact info, etc. All applications are subject to approval. We'll get back to you with additional instructions. Note: Submission of an application means that you agree to our terms and conditions.

» SUBMIT A SPONSORSHIP APPLICATION


Sponsor Credit for Prize Donations

Your sponsorship can be accepted in the form of tabletop gaming-related merchandise donated as prizes for our benefit raffle. We value prize donations at 25% MSRP for most items and 40% on current items; we can accept up to 100% of your total sponsorship this way. Merchandise donated in this manner must be delivered one week prior to the convention unless other arrangements are made. Contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make arrangements.


Advertising Specs

We can work with whatever ad you may already have, or we can work with you to craft an ad from scratch.

TypeImage SizeFormatsLocationDescription 
Website Sidebar 300px wide; no taller than 400px JPG, PNG, GIF Sidebar Includes a graphic with formatted text underneath.
Website Spotlight 300px wide; no taller than 400px JPG, PNG, GIF Header of Sponsors Page(s) A full-page width callout; includes a graphic with formatted text to the side, surrounded by a colored field; very attention-getting.  Format: JPG, PNG, or GIF.
Email Banner 600px wide max; no taller than 200px JPG, PNG Body of emails Includes a full-column graphic in the body of the email; optional formatted text underneath. Acceptable formats: JPG, PNG.
Print Program - Full Page BW 8"x10.5" PDF, TIF, JPG, PNG Interior of convention program A full-page (portrait style) black and white ad in our convention program. We can work with you to create the perfect ad for your needs. 
Print Program - Half Page BW 8"x5" PDF, TIF, JPG, PNG Interior of convention program A half-page (landscape style) black and white ad in our convention program. We can work with you to create the perfect ad for your needs. 
Print Program - Quarter Page BW 4"x5" PDF, TIF, JPG, PNG Interior of convention program A quarter-page (portrait style) black and white ad in our convention program. We can work with you to create the perfect ad for your needs.
Print Program - Back Cover Color 8"x10.5" PDF, TIF, JPG, PNG Back cover of convention program A full-page (portrait style) full-color ad on the back of our convention program. Get maximum visibility. We can work with you to create the perfect ad for your needs. 
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