Event Advertising Options

Digital advertising options, including Free Advertising, Plasma Screens, Exterior Marquees, and City Branding options are available to maximize exposure and assist with marketing your event.

Free Advertising

Promote your event online for free! Fill out the form here and your event will be displayed for free within three to five business days and remain online through the last day of your event.

Plasma Screens

There are 29 screens throughout the Convention Center. A complimentary static slide, one week prior to and throughout the duration of your event, is provided in a TSJ facility. All slides are subject to approval and will be in rotation with other promotions. Creative to include event name and dates.

Additional weeks prior to the event: $100 per slide
One month: $300 per slide
Exhibitor / Sponsor slides: $200 per slide
Screen buyout: $650 per screen
Slide creation by TSJ: $275 per slide
Slide Specifications:

  • 1920(w) pixels x 1080(h) pixels in jpg, gif, bmp, tiff or PowerPoint format
  • 300 dpi or greater
  • Slide file is due 3 weeks prior to start date
  • Slide creation request and slide information is due 4 weeks prior to start date

Exterior Marquees

A complimentary static slide, one week prior to and throughout the duration of your event, is provided in a TSJ facility. There are two marquees: East and
West. All slides are subject to approval and will be in rotation with other promotions. Creative to include event name and dates.

Additional weeks prior to the event: $100 per slide
Slide creation by TSJ: $275 per slide
Slide Specifications:

  • Preferred image is a .jpeg
  • No White backgrounds or animation/motion
  • 72dpi or greater
  • Slide file is due 3 weeks prior to start date
  • Slide creation request and slide information is due 4 weeks prior to start date


East Marquee: 486(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels in jpg, gif, bmp, tiff or PowerPoint format  
Download East Marquee template here*.

West Marquee: 522(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels in jpg, gif, bmp, tiff or PowerPoint format
Download West Marquee template here*.

  • *Understanding the Marquee design templates:
    - the red line represents the corner where the design wraps around the edge of the building
    - the solid red represents an obstructed area which should be left clear of design

City Branding

For San Jose city-wide branding options including the San Jose International Airport, public transportation, downtown buildings, and street post signage, please see our Own the City Branding Guide.

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Printable PDF of Event Advertising Options HERE

For advertising options or questions, please contact Jennifer Aguirre, Destination Services Manager at jaguirre@sanjose.org or 408-792-4559.