ATD Author Chat Sponsorship* $2,500
Author chats, held inside the store, provide attendees with the opportunity to hear from industry experts as they touch on a variety of topics, including leadership, technology and culture.
By the Numbers: Seating for up to 50 attendees in the bookstore chat area
- One Author Chat slot for sponsor (sponsor to select and provide author)
- 30 minute speaking opportunity with Q&A
- 15 minute author signing immediately following
- Logo and listing in 2018 Look Book: Program Guide
- Logo and listing on signage in front of store (day of chat)
- Logo and listing in Conference Daily (day of chat)
- Logo and listing on Store Author Chat/Signage Print Marketing Collateral
- Opportunity to partner with ATD Bookstore to distribute/sell your book
* Note author chats do not include any conference registrations
A visual presentation (screen/slides/etc.) is not an option for this session type. Author should prepare to hold an informal chat with attendees. Your session setup will include theater-style seating (approximately 50 seats), one podium, one wireless lavaliere microphone, one podium microphone, and one skirted table for the book signing.
Deadline: March 2018
**ATD store must be the exclusive conference vendor of any books mentioned during author chat. Author must not give away more than 2 books total during the chat or give away any books elsewhere during the conference. ATD must approve all author chats and establish financial agreement with publisher before confirmation.