Marketing Opportunities

Exhibitor Marketing Packages

Starting at just $995,  exhibitor marketing packages offer maximum exposure for minimum investment, making them a great value. Please stay tuned as we fine tune our 2017 package offerings designed to create substantial value, carrying your brand message to more attendees and generating MORE PROFILE VISITS than a basic listing alone. Packages will include both print and digital components.

On The Surface eNewsletter

$250/ month – right rectangle

$500/month – leaderboard

Reach 13,000 professionals in the art and design business with SURTEX On The Surface monthly email newsletter.

Design Image Gallery

$350 (One image is included in your booth package, but you may purchase additional image space separately or within a package).

Your image, company name and booth number will be displayed in the Design Image Gallery on The Design Image Gallery appears prominently on the right rail of the homepage and the majority of the interior website pages. Your image appear upon submission, in rotation with other exhibitor images. 

Web advertising

Get extra exposure on The site is a go-to resource for attendees and exhibitors in the months before and after the show.

$500/2 months

Leaderboard (728×90) at top of each page

$350/2 months

Right rectangle (300×250) in the right rail on every page

Product Display Showcase


Product display cases offer a unique opportunity to showcase your products in high volume traffic areas of the lobby near building and exhibit hall entrances.

Each showcase is well-lit and includes two shelves for product presentation.

Lighting included in price. Additional electric for tablets or monitors not included.

Free-Standing Sign


Increase onsite visibility by advertising your booth in the lobby near the registration area and entrance to the show floor. Freestanding signage 1 meter in size, with full color, logo, graphics, and double-sided printed copy.

Press Center

$1,000 – Literature and product samples only

$2,000 – Literature and product samples + distribution of swag bag

Position your company in front of press, with a sponsorship of this exclusive lounge space. Includes signage, sponsorship of refreshments and other amenities, as well as an opportunity to provide literature, product samples, and other swag bags. Does not include production of swag bags.

Door Decals

$5,000 for 10 door decals

$7,000 for 15 door decals

$15, 500 – Exclusive: all 45 door decals

Be front and center with show buyers with entrance door, table, or bathroom decals.

Sponsorship includes production of decals measuring 24″ x 24″ each and installation.

Floor Decals – Concourse/lobby/registration


Lead show buyers to your booth with floor decals placed in 5 key locations.

Sponsorship includes production and installation. Five unique designs can be provided.

Custom Carpet Decals – Show Floor

$4,000 for 10

Direct attendees to your booth by creating custom carpet decals that will be placed in key locations on the show floor. Includes production of decals measuring 3″ x 3″ each and installation. Maximum of 3 companies.

Shuttle Bus Signs

$5,000 per bus (or) $20,000 for (5) buses

With thousands of buyers utilizing shuttle buses between hotels and the Javits Center, this sponsorship is a key placement to create excitement and drive traffic to your booth. Signs measure 30″ x 240″ and are placed on the sidewalk side of the buses. Includes production and installation.

Gift Bags – A Walking Advertisement!


Make an impact the moment attendees arrive at the show! This visible advertising opportunity positions your custom promotional tote bags for distribution in the lobby near registration. Price does not include production of bags. Must print your booth number and show logo on bags to help direct buyers to your booth. Minimum quantity recommended is 10,000.

Attendee Lanyards


Provide buyers with an effective take-home reminder of your company, given to buyers upon retrieval of their badges to enter the show. Sponsorship does not include production.

Brochure Handout

$7,500 shared

$15,500 exclusive

We will hire three temporary staff to distribute your company brochure near registration as buyers enter the show.

Value add

Included with your booth space, every exhibitor receives online planner visibility to include:

  • Standard planner profile and entry in the interactive floor plan
  • Company Logo visible in profile
  • Display your company description in profile
  • One (1) Image upload in profile
  • One (1) Press Release upload to appear in Digital Press Room of
  • One (1) Event Special upload
  • Display Company Web Site URL in profile
  • Five (5) Company Product Category Identifiers
  • One (1) Image to appear in Design Image Gallery on homepage of (rotating)
  • Ability to view attendees who’ve visited your profile or added you to their planners

Also, included with your booth space, every exhibitor receives a listing in the Official Show Directory. Exhibitors must complete your online planner description within the exhibitor console by the deadline date to be featured.

Official Show Directory Advertising

The SURTEX Official Show Directory serves as a year-round resource for all attendees.

Full page (run of book): $850

Full page (premium position):  $1,350

Half page: $550

1/4 page: $450