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San Jose Convention Center

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
  • .jpg or .gif format
  • 72 dpi
  • 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:

  • East Marquee: 300(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels
  • West Marquee: 449(w) pixels x90(h) pixels
  • .jpg or .gif format
  • No white backgrounds or animation/motion/video
  • 72 dpi
  • Slide file is due 3 weeks prior to start date
  • Slide creation request and slide information is due 4 weeks prior to start date
     

Note for designers: Simple photographed images work best for the exterior marquees. Too much detail can make marquee images appear "gritty." Avoid thin fonts unless they are larger in size and take up a good portion of the composition. 

East Marquee: 300(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels in jpg or gif format

 

West Marquee: 449(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels in jpg or gif format

 

City-Wide 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.

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

Event Advertising Options PDF

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