qnotes is pleased to announce several opportunities for local businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals to support our exclusive, local LGBT coverage of the upcoming 2012 Democratic National Convention, hosted in Charlotte this September.

For assistance:
Call Matt Comer at 704-531-9988, ext. 202, or email your questions to editor@goqnotes.com.

Coverage plans include:

  • extensive and indepth reports and analysis leading up to the DNC;
  • a special “Spotlight” section previewing the DNC and related activities in our Aug. 18 print edition;
  • a full special issue on Sept. 1 devoted to DNC pre-coverage and spotlighting the Carolinas LGBT community for DNC delegates, media and other visitors;
  • regular online coverage of the upcoming DNC;
  • and daily online coverage live from DNC venues like Time Warner Cable Arena and Bank of America stadium during each day of the DNC.

In order to make our coverage possible, we’re counting on the continued support of our community’s business owners, community groups and individuals. As your hometown LGBT community news outlet, the news and features we produce are a direct benefit toward and product of our surrounding community.

Sign up today!


Sponsor Level



 

There are three ways you can become a sponsor for our DNC coverage — as a business, a non-profit or an individual. You can sign up to become a special sponsor of our DNC media coverage via PayPal at right.

Or, click here to download the sponsorship form and return to us.

For more information continue reading below or if you have any questions or need assistance, please call Matt Comer at 704-531-9988, ext. 202, or email editor@goqnotes.com.

Businesses ($250) and Nonprofit Organizations ($175)

Sponsorship includes:

  • Special “DNC Media Sponsor” badge/banner on any print advertisements in the Aug. 4, Aug. 18, Sept. 1 and Sept. 15 qnotes print editions.
  • Special 10% discount on any already-placed or new print advertisements reserved for the Aug. 4, Aug. 18, Sept. 1 and Sept. 15 qnotes print editions.
  • Free online thumbnail advertisements running at bottom of all online DNC-related news coverage at goqnotes.com, with notation: “qnotes’ coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is presented in part by…”
  • Business logo/name placed on banner for special recognition at the White Rabbit/qnotes vendor booth at Pride Charlotte, Aug. 25-26, in Uptown Charlotte.
  • Other special recognition in news or opinion coverage in online and print editions in August and September as well as special “Thank You” ads recognizing our sponsors in our print and online editions.
  • Other occasional recognition in social networking postings via qnotes’ profiles on Facebook and Twitter.

Individuals ($50)

Sponsorship includes:

  • Name of your choosing (individual, family, in-memory-of, etc.) listed under business and nonprofit advertisements at bottom of all online DNC-related news coverage at goqnotes.com, with notation: “qnotes’ coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is presented in part by…”
  • Name placed on banner for special recognition at the White Rabbit/qnotes vendor booth at Pride Charlotte, Aug. 25-26, in Uptown Charlotte.
  • Other special recognition in news or opinion coverage in online and print editions in August and September.
  • Other occasional recognition in social networking postings via qnotes’ profiles on Facebook and Twitter.

Sponsor Mock-Ups

The example below is an approximation of where DNC media sponsor thumbnail ads will appear on qnotes’ newly redesigned website, due to debut in early mid-August. The second example is of the sponsor badge, which can be used by sponsors in their ads or on other collateral.

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For more information or if you have any questions or need assistance, please call Matt Comer at 704-531-9988, ext. 202, or email editor@goqnotes.com.

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