Sponsorship Opportunities

Saratoga Book Festival (SBF) is an annual event of the Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports the Saratoga Springs Public Library. Proceeds of the book festival will provide funding for programs, services, and special projects of the Friends and the SSPL, such as Saratoga Reads, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, and the mobile library.

WHY SUPPORT SBF?

Your donations and sponsorship dollars make it possible for the Saratoga Book Festival to offer free admission to all general sessions and youth programs and keynote tickets for the discounted rate of $20 (which provides admission for one person to two keynote sessions). With your continued support, the Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library hope to build the SBF into one of the top-tier book festivals in the Northeast.

AUDIENCE

  • People of all ages & interests 
  • In 2021, 80% are of Festival attendees were from the Saratoga area
  • Media-savvy demographic likes to travel, try new experiences, products & services
  • Programs target reluctant readers as well as avid book lovers!

MARKETING EXPOSURE

  • Professionally managed website, social media channels, and PR
  • Advertising and PR campaign across local print and media coverage, including Saratoga.com, Saratoga Living, Discover Saratoga, Saratoga Today, and WAMC radio.
  • Additional cross-marketing agreements with cultural partners: Northshire Bookstore, Skidmore College, SPAC, the Saratoga Springs Public Library, the Summer Writers Institute, and Yaddo.

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS

Benefits Sponsor $250+ Friend $500+ Benefactor $1500+ Silver Patron $2500 + Gold Patron $5000+
Listing on SBF Website X X X X X
Invitation to Kickoff Cocktail Party X X X X
Prominent placement of logo and name on event signage X X X
Dedicated Signage X X
Comp Booth at Literary Marketplace X X
Dedicated Social Media Post X
Dedicated Video Post X

Let's Get Creative!

We customize your sponsorship to help you connect with Saratoga Book Festival audiences in unique and inspiring ways. To explore opportunities that resonate most with your brand and marketing needs, please contact: 

Ellen Beal at president@saratogabookfestival.org or by phone at 703-579-7610

Payment Instructions:

Please make out checks to FSSPL and mail to Saratoga Book Festival, PO Box 659, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. To make payments online, click below…

Saratoga Book Festival a project of the Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to support the Saratoga Spring Public Library’s programs and services, such as the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten literacy program, Saratoga Reads, and the Mobile Library.