Conference Advertising

 Site updates for the 2019 conference in Montréal are underway. Some information may be outdated, check back soon for updates.

  Download the 2018 Sponsorship & Sales Packet here. Contact Alex Mallett at for details.

Additional custom branding opportunities are available.

Bob Woodruff - photo by Deone Jahnke

Download Program Book Ad Specs

Download Pocket Guide Ad Specs

Program Book - 30th Anniversary Edition

  Confirmed by November 28, 2017. Art by January 3, 2018.

Full color copies distributed to all delegates as the guide to conference activities. The Program Book is also used throughout the year to review conference content, panels and activities. Artist discount available for Program Book ads.

  Before Dec 1 After Dec 1
Back Cover $2,500 $3,000
Inside Front Cover $1,500 $1,800
Inside Back Cover $1,500 $1,800
Full Page Ad $1,000 $1,200
1/2 Page Ad $600 $720
1/4 Page Ad $350 $420

Pocket Guide

  Confirmed by November 28, 2017. Art by January 3, 2018.

Copies distributed to all delegates. The key guide to private showcase performances used on-the-go for delegates to circle the artists that they must see.

  Before Dec 1 After Dec 1
Cover Logo $3,000 $3,600
Back Cover (color) $2,000 $2,400
Inside Front Cover (color) $1,500 $1,800
Inside Back Cover (color) $1,500 $1,800
Large Ad (B&W) $950 $1,140
Small Ad (B&W) $500 $600

Elevator Skins

  Confirmed by January 5, 2018. Art by January 12, 2018.

One of the most popular options. Skins are full-color prints that cover the entire elevator door. Custom decals available on request (escalators, pillars, windows, etc.)

Ballroom Level $900-$1,200
Lobby Level $600-$1,000
Private Showcase Floors $600-$700

Digital Advertising

Conference Mobile App Banner  (Art by January 31, 2018) $2,500
Website Interior Pages $500
E-Newsletter $500
Conference Monitors  (Art by January 24, 2018) $100

Tote Bag Inserts

  Confirmed by January 31, 2018. Received by February 5, 2018.
  Download shipping label

Large Insert - Magazine $1,000
Medium Insert - CD or branded item $800
Small Insert - Sheet of paper or postcard $600

Mission Statement

The mission of Folk Alliance International is to nurture, engage, and empower the international folk music community - traditional and contemporary, amateur and professional - through education, advocacy and performance.

Additional Conference Events

2019 FAI Conference

DATE: February 13-17, 2019

LOCATION:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada

UPCOMING DEADLINES:  Early Bird member registration ends May 31, 2018