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San Jose Convention Center

Event Advertising Options

Exterior Marquee

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

East Marquee: 486(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels with wrap around corner at306px from left

West Marquee: 450(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels with wrap around corner at 72px from left

  • Slide file is due 3 weeks prior to start date
  • Slide creation request and slide information is due 4 weeks prior to start date
  • .jpg or .gif format
  • No animation/motion/video
  • 72 dpi

Note for designers: Simple photographed images work best for 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.
 

Branding Opportunities

  • Convention Center Signage
  • EventSignage
  • Banners
  • Digital Welcome Message

LED 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

Specifications

  • 1920(w) pixels x 1080(h) pixels in jpg or gif formats
  • 72 dpi
  • Slide file due 3 weeks prior to start date
  • Slide creation request and slide

Main Entrance Façade

The façade of the building for window clings, banners and complete wraps from load-in throughout the duration of your event.

  • Additional weeks prior to the event: Special request required, separate quote
  • Entrance windows space for clings: $1000, per event
  • Entrance Banners: $75 per hang point, per event
  • Façade Wrap: $75 per hang point, per event; $2400, full wrap no hang points, per event

Façade artwork is subject to approval by Team San Jose.

Rigging

All banners and wraps are subject to approval; based on, availability, weight, material, content and wind safety.

Cling material subject to approval to protect existing window coating.

Boom / Lift Rental (per day): $450

Mandatory Local Union Labor Work

Sign and Display 510 Labor, required

  1. Display Installation & Removal
  2. Signs & Banners
  3. Exhibit Rigging With Exception of AV

IATSE Local 134

  1. Installation, rigging, operation, and/or dismantling of any of the following:
  2. Temporary or permanent sound equipment
  3. Temporary or permanent theatrical or special lighting equipment
  4. Projection screens or equipment
  5. Video tape equipment
  6. Video cameras and all related equipment
  7. Audio-Visual equipment
  8. Theatrical properties, including, but not limited to, scenery and drops

East Marquee: 486(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels in jpg or gif format

 

West Marquee: 522(w) pixels x 90(h) pixels in jpg or gif format

 

For more information, please see the Event Advertising Options Guide

For advertising options or questions, please contact the Event Services team at ESM@sanjose.org

City-Wide Branding

The professional staff of Team San Jose is committed to providing an excellent experience to your attendees by offering a variety of signage opportunities through our Own the City Branding Campaign.

Together with your strong brand and TSJ’s personalized service we can make your attendees feel welcomed as soon as they arrive in San Jose and throughout the city. The Own the City branding opportunities include:

  • City Street Pole Banners: Over 450 vertical pole banner opportunities in the downtown area of San Jose. TSJ can assist with city application processes including production, installation and removal.
  • Merchant Awareness: Welcome signs posted on storefront windows of local merchants during the event dates.
  • San Jose Welcome Signs: Welcome signs placed at the main entrance of the Convention Center. Tabletop signage placed at participating hotels. TSJ will assist with sign production and delivery to the hotels.
  • Public Relations: TSJ can assist with media releases and can coordinate the request to have a VIP representative from the city office greet your group.
  • Additional Welcome Options: Welcome buttons/stickers for the greeting staff at the Convention Center, partnering hotels, taxicab drivers and merchants to welcome your group.

Airport Welcome and Advertising Opportunities

  • Additional Welcome and Advertising Signage: Advertising opportunities available in the baggage claim areas that include carousel wraps, mobile media, and LCD screens.
  • Airport Street Pole Banners: Team San Jose has exclusive use of the 10 banner poles at the San Jose Airport.
  • There are 2 banners on each pole, a total of 20 banners to welcome your attendees.

Public Transportation Takes Your Ad to Your Audience

  • VTA buses, light rail and taxis go where people go. Wherever those vehicles travel, your advertising goes with them.
  • You will reach the key drive-time audience of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, as transit routes cover nearly all major streets of Santa Clara County.
  • Wherever consumers travel in the course of a day, transit advertising is sure to be there, driving your message home.
  • VTA Buses: Programs run 4-week cycles and reaches over 85% of Santa Clara County during that time!
  • TAXI Cabs: 20 cab tops double-sided minimum recommended.
  • Airport inter-terminal shuttle buses: Targets 13K passengers daily. Your message will reach visitors and local residents using buses for Rental Car companies, Long Term Parking, and Inter Terminal Bus passengers and employees.

For more information, please see the Own the City Branding Guide.

For information and pricing, please contact Karla Gutierrez at kgutierrez@sanjose.org.