Sponsor an ASJA Conference

Well-attended and well-received, ASJA conferences provide ready access to professional writers who produce articles, books, brochures, and scripts on every subject imaginable. Your sponsorship is an easy and affordable way to promote your program, publication, or institution to a targeted professional audience while supporting the continued development of the field of nonfiction writing.

We encourage you to contact Holly Koenig at (212) 297-2123 or hkoenig@kellencompany.com to explore the possibilities of becoming a conference sponsor. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Secure your place as a prime point of contact with the America's freelance writers via a partnership with the ASJA Educational Foundation.

Partners at every level get terrific interactivity and visibility at our annual Writers Conference and with the entire Educational Foundation community through our year-round programming. Regular communications go out to more than 4,000 active professional and aspiring nonfiction writers with ASJA's professional membership also in the mix. Your support contributes to ASJA's programming that ensures a strong independent media now and into the future.

The ASJA Educational Foundation is a program of the ASJA Charitable Trust, a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Our benefits program is designed to give our partners flexibility in choosing the marketing avenues that best assist you in creating lasting relationships with our attendees, subscribers, and professional members. Let's talk!

It is an honor to be an ASJA sponsor. Through ASJA we are able to interact with both budding and successful writers. The ASJA team is a dream to work with—creative, flexible and welcoming. ASJA has enabled our company to forge many outstanding relationships with a diverse group of passionate and incredibly talented authors and writers. We look forward another outstanding year.
—Sandra Poirier Smith, president of Smith Publicity, Inc.

To inquire about event sponsorship opportunities, contact the ASJA office or call (212) 297-2123.

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The ASJA Educational Foundation is a program of the ASJA Charitable Trust, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible and we invite your support.

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The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) does not endorse any company, product, or service sold by any corporation, institution or member supporting our organization. Corporate partnerships, advertisers and sponsors are not an endorsement of a product or service and may not be represented as such, in any way. The use of the ASJA name and/or logo, or representation of such, without the written consent of ASJA, is strictly prohibited.


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