Promote Your Business
10 Great Promotional Opportunities
The Valley Women’s Association offers 10 great ways to promote your business. Many members also market not only through their local chapter, but also to all the other chapters. Please note that many of these promotional opportunities are available for MEMBERS ONLY.
1. Vendor Display Tables
Open to current members of ANY chapter, display your products or services at our meetings! No charge for a table, but please donate a door prize of $10 -$15 value (a tangible item; not a discount or coupon). Contact the reservation team to book a table.
2. “The Voice” Magazine/Newsletter Advertising
For a small fee, submit your advertisement to our newsletter. Ad placement is random; ad placement requests cannot be guaranteed. Prices are based on camera-ready artwork supplied by YOU. If you do not have artwork or need design services, contact the Newsletter Coordinator.
Newsletter Ad Rates
W x H
B & W
|Business card||3.5″ x 2″||$5.00||$10.00|
|¼ page||3.75″ x 5″||$10.00||$15.00|
|½ page||7″ x 5″||$15.00||$25.00|
|Full page||7″ x 10″||$20.00||$50.00|
* DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Last day of the month for the following month’s issue.
3. Online Advertising
Reach members, other chapters and the world with online advertising. Reciprocal links also gets your website ranked higher.
WEBSITE FEATURE: Your advertisement will be featured on the home page and in the margin of every page on this website and link directly to your business.
SOCIAL MEDIA FEATURE: Expand your reach even further. Your ads will be also be posted on our Facebook page. Promote likes and reach friends of friends of friends … and so on!
FREE ONLINE LISTING: Each member also gets to profile their business on the website.
Online Ad Rates & Artwork Specs
|350 px x 350 px (3.5 X 3.5 inches)||$30 for 3 months OR|
|* save for web JPG (50 to 150 KB)||$90 for 1 year|
* Artwork that does not meet required specifications may be subject to a surcharge.
Higher resolution advertisements saved as PDF or different proportions will need to be adjusted to suit. Artwork development services are available. Contact VWAlangwebsite@gmail.com.
4. Free Publicity
Submit articles, news, or upcoming events to our newsletter and website for FREE publicity.
ARTICLES: Write an interesting article that showcases you as a thought-leader. This includes a FREE citation with your name and company.
EVENT NOTIFICATIONS: Do you have any news, bulletin or upcoming event? These are FREE too!
5. Be a Guest Speaker
Showcase yourself as a thought-leader. Or speak about something else that is important to you. Whatever you choose to share, just remember that we all want to learn and grow from your knowledge and experience.
Guest speakers also have the opportunity to place their promotional materials at every place setting. This is exclusive to the guest speakers.
Contact the Assistant Coordinator, email@example.com if you would be interested in a 5- or 20-minute speaking engagement. We book speakers well in advance, so please contact us now for a future booking!
6. Be a SPOTLIGHT Speaker
Be seen and get heard! Get 5 minutes to speak about your business, services or products. The number of spotlight speakers at a meeting is based on the meeting schedule.
Spotlight Speakers are usually chosen from the attendees at our previous meetings, but if you wish to book a spotlight contact the Assistant Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no fee for a spotlight, we suggest that you donate a draw prize valued at approximately $10-$15.
7. Table Networking
Each member gets a few minutes to explain what they do to the other members at their table. This is the ideal time to share your business cards.
8. Member’s Expo Table
In addition to sharing your business cards with the women at your table, we have a Member’s Networking Table for you to place promotional items and business cards for everyone in the room to see.
Please note: Only guest speakers may place their promotional materials at every place setting.
9. Prize Winner Spotlight
When time permits, members who enter to win door prizes may also win the opportunity to get up and speak to the whole group about their business.
10. Attend other Chapter Meetings
Each member can attend the meetings of any other Chapter for no additional charge. So extend your reach and promote your business to other Valley Women’s Association members across Metro Vancouver.