Marketing Opportunities

Exhibitor Marketing Packages

Exhibitor marketing packages offer maximum exposure for minimum investment, making them a great value. 2018 package offerings are designed to create substantial value, carrying your brand message to more attendees and generating MORE PROFILE VISITS than a basic listing alone. Packages include both print and digital components.

If you are interested in purchasing a package, you may order directly through your exhibitor console.

To purchase an a la carte marketing upgrade or a sponsorship, please contact Awanda at


Exhibitor Benefits – Optimize Your Investment

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

  • Standard online planner profile and entry in the interactive floor plan
  • Display Company Web Site URL in online profile
  • Display your company description in online profile and Official SURTEX Directory
  • One (1) Press Release – upload to appear in Digital Press Room of
  • One (1) Event Special – upload in profile
  • Company Design Category Identifiers – upload in profile
  • Two (2) Design Images – upload 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

Exhibitors must complete your online planner description within the exhibitor console by the deadline date to be featured.


On The Surface eNewsletter

$250/ month – right rectangle

$350/month – leaderboard

Reach 13,000 professionals in the art and design business with SURTEX On The Surface monthly email newsletter. Positions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Custom E-blast and Direct Mail to Buyers

Want to reach our audience with your dedicated e-blast or postcard?  Contact Gregry Gilroy with Reach Marketing, our official list rental provider at 845.201-5329 to schedule your e-blast or mailing. Gregry will work within your budget to help you to reach your target segment of the SURTEX attendee list. Ability to provide creative required.

Pricing varies by quantity. Contact Gregry for details and a quote.

Design Image Gallery

$350 (One image included in basic 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 appears upon submission, in rotation with other exhibitor images. 

Official Show Directory Advertising

The SURTEX Official Show Directory, printed and distributed on-site, serves as a year-round resource for all attendees. Premium positions are first come, first served. Space reservation deadline is March 23, 2018, Materials deadline is March 30, 2018.

Premium Full page (outside back cover) $1,295

Premium Full page (inside front cover or inside back cover) $995

Full page (run of book): $725

Half page: $475

1/4 page: $325

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.

$200/ month

Leaderboard (728×90) at top of each page

$350/ month

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

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

$500 – 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

$2,500 for 5 door decals

$5,000 for 12 door decals

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

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

Custom Floor Decals – Concourse/lobby/registration

$1,500 for 2

$2,750 for 4

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

Sponsorship includes production and installation. Unique designs can be provided for each 24″ x 24″ decal.

Custom Carpet Decals – Show Floor

$1,000 for 2

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.

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. Pricing is based upon exposure, excluding production. Bag design should include SURTEX logo as well as your booth number and graphic. Minimum quantity recommended is 1,000.

Attendee Lanyards


This walking advertisement is an effective and tangible reminder of your company. Badge lanyards are available for buyers when they check-in at registration. Pricing is based upon exposure, excluding production.