Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the AJC Decatur Book Festival. As a sponsor, your organization will join the ranks of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Target, Agnes Scott College, and more!

The DBF is offering a limited number of sponsorship opportunities. With direct access to over 80,000 engaged attendees, the DBF is one of the premiere marketing opportunities in the metro Atlanta area.

Download the 2017 Sponsor Information Packet.

Sponsorship Opportunities

A DBF sponsorship offers the opportunity to invest in the community and market to a large and valuable customer segment. Sponsors can reach attendees and non-attendees through media coverage, advertising, social media, and website exposure—and via on-site promotion throughout the festival weekend.

The DBF's Reach

  • As the title sponsor since the DBF’s first year in 2006, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution provides the festival with exposure to 1.3 million weekly readers and more than 1 million monthly web visitors.
  • The festival produces 350,000 programs, which are inserted in the AJC the Sunday before the festival, and distributed throughout Atlanta’s literary centers in the weeks leading up to the festival.
  • The DBF receives substantial local, regional, and national media exposure; 2016 included 450 major media hits, reaching 29 million people, at a publicity rate of more than $700,000.
  • The DBF website has more than 630,000 annual page views.
  • The festival’s social reach includes 22,500+ Facebook friends, 8,700+ Twitter followers, and 1,500+ Instagram followers.
  • Dozens of DBF authors are interviewed or featured in print, radio, TV, and online each year.
  • Recent major coverage included: The Guardian, Refinery 29, Flavorwire, Publisher’s Weekly, 11 Alive, Creative Loafing, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, WABE, Atlanta Parent, and many more.

Returning Sponsors

2017 Sponsorship Packages

Deliverables Bronze Silver Gold
Naming rights to a main author/event stage
Introduction of author at reading
Placement of your organization’s logo in AJC print advertisements 1 ad 2 ads Value of $100K in ads
Ad in festival program 1/4 page 1/2 page
Placement of your organization’s logo on all outdoor festival promotional banners
Placement of your organization’s name/logo on all festival merchandise (T-shirts, etc.) name logo logo
Placement of your organization’s logo on all festival promotional print collateral (festival programs, direct mail, etc.)
Placement of your organization’s logo on main page of official festival web site (www.decaturbookfestival.com)
10´ x 10´ information booths on festival grounds 1 2
VIP badges for festival events, including author hospitality suite 2 4 6
Total $5,000 $10,000 $25,000

Contact NONIE RAVENBERG for More Information:

Nonie Ravenberg