ACRE™ believes in providing its exhibitors with the tools they need to BE SEEN by buyers, and attract them to the show. ACRE™ exhibitors receive a wide array of included marketing materials, elective programs, and paid advertising opportunities to use in promoting their presence at ACRE™, with every ACRE™ booth package.
INDIEME™ WEB SERVICE
12 months of IndieMe.com™ web service included (a $468 value!), where buyers find you ONLINE, year-round! If you do multiple ACRE™ shows in the same calendar year, you will only receive one FREE year of IndieMe.com™ web service, but an additional $200 discount will apply to your later show(s) booth fee.
FREE IMAGE IN ACRE™ PHILADELPHIA 2017 PREVIEW GUIDE
We have included a FREE IMAGE of your work to be featured inside our Preview Guide mailing to 25,000+ BUYERS (excludes Retailer Resource). Submit by September 23, 2016.
GRAPHICS AND LABELS
We will provide FREE, ready-to-use, downloadable marketing files such as labels, table tents, website banners, etc., for you to print and/or post yourself and use to promote your participation at ACRE™ Philadelphia.
Will be available for you to download in 2 different sizes. Avery 5160, prints 30 labels per sheet, and Avery 5162, prints 14 labels per sheet. These are great to stick on your invoices, order forms, catalogs, brochures, postcards, shipments, etc.
Will be available for you to download and print, cut and fold yourself. Table tents print 4 per sheet. We recommend that you print your table tents on card stock for strength and durability. You can re-use or recycle when done. Place table tents in a prominent location in your booths at shows, so buyers can make note to see you at ACRE™ Philadelphia!
We will provide several different size and shape banner ads for you to download and incorporate in to your personal web site and social media pages. You can place these banners on your upcoming shows and events, contact us, or links pages. These files are all sized for the web, and can also be used in email marketing.
Will be available for you to download and incorporate into your printed ads and marketing materials.
ACRE™ ONLINE LISTING
We will provide an online listing with an image of your work and company name at www.ACREPhiladelphia.com.
We are asking ACRE™ Philadelphia artist exhibitors to please give us a 'WISH LIST' of 5 buyers that you would REALLY like to see at the show. ACRE™ will personally contact each buyer submitted with an invitation to the show, and provide registration assistance.
ACRE™ Philadelphia 2017 exhibitors may submit their SHOW SPECIALS (limit 1 show special per exhibitor, minimum $25 value) to be included in our ACRE™ PLUS program. All show specials will be placed on a marketing page to be made available to buyers both online, and via email. There will also be a flyer list handed out at the show, and an ACRE™ PLUS sign provided to participating artist exhibitors to display in their booth.
This program can be a real incentive for buyers to attend, as they literally could save THOUSANDS of dollars - only at ACRE™!
ACRE™ BUYER BONUS DAY
ACRE™ Philadelphia 2017 exhibitors may elect to participate in our ACRE™ BUYER BONUS DAY program, where you will need to have a minimum number of FREE gift items to give away to the first 100 buyers to enter on a select show day. Buyers will receive a special shopping bag with a list of all participating exhibitors along with their booth numbers.
This program is a great opportunity for artists to get creative with their gifts, test new products, get some great feedback and gain new accounts! Participation is highly encouraged.
SUBMIT YOUR HI-RES PRODUCT IMAGES
We are always in need of high-resoultion product images to consider for use in our print ads and marketing materials, as well as on our directional and floor signs at the show. If your image is selected, this is (of course) a FREE promotion opportunity.
Please note that only high-quality, professional images will be considered, so please make sure that your work is clear and in focus, with little or no reflection or shadowing in the background. Gradient backgrounds are preferred. Obvious drop cloth or outdoor backgrounds will NOT be considered. Also, images that can easily be cropped to a SQUARE shape are best, and please do NOT include any TEXT or LOGOS on the images.
To be considered for this opportunity, please email your 300 dpi hi-res image files (1800 pixels minimum, with the file size generally being 1MB or larger, JPEG or TIFF), at any time to email@example.com.
ACRE™ PHILADELPHIA 2017 PREVIEW GUIDE
Emerald Expostions will put together an ACRE™ Philadelphia 2017 Preview Guide that will feature artist ads as well as our show info and showcase spotlight pages. This printed guide will mail to over 25,000 retailers in October 2017.
ACRE™ PHILADELPHIA 2017 SHOW DIRECTORY
Gain additional exposure AT THE SHOW by purchasing a display ad in our ACRE™ Philadelphia 2017 Show Directory! Distributed to all attending artists and retailers.