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Content Marketng — Sponsored Content Blog Post

Mon, 05/02/2022 - 10:40

Explore our full assortment of sponsored content with Kim Bruno, 765-349-3309 today. 

Partnering with the ACA on a sponsored post helped bolster our company's reputation in the minds of camp leaders all around the country. There's no better organization to partner with if you're looking to build your visibility within the camp industry.  Chad Reid, JotForm-VP of Marketing and Communications

Pricing: Native Advertisement Sponsored Content

  • Package price $1,800 for ACA Business Affiliates; Nonmembers cost $2,500. 
  • COVID-19 or medical-related blogs will be charged an additional $500 for expert review.
  • Blog Post – ACA reserves editorial rights/approval of all posts. The vendor will receive a link custom page link branded with ACA.
    • Your custom educational blog page will be posted on ACA's blog landing page (over 100,000 unique page views) for one year
    • Tile in ACA Now, membership electronic newsletter to promote your blog (emailed to almost 18,000 camp professionals with an average open rate of 44%, CTR - 7%, CTOR - 19.5%)
    • 2-ACA Social Media posts to support your blog and engage our social audience.  You will get one post each on ACA's Facebook (16,000 followers) and LinkedIn (9,300+ followers)
    • Blog post must be educational and not self-promotional - ACA reserves editorial rights/approval of all posts

Need Stock Images to Support Your Content?

You can purchase ACA's stock images at $250 / per image or use your own photo sized 700px x 450px.

How to Submit:

Email your article to kbruno@acacamps.org.  If it meets editorial standards and aligns with our mission and values, we will respond to let you know your article will be published and send an invoice. The process may take up to 2-4 weeks, depending on space in our newsletter.

ACA Native Sponsored Blog Requirements:

Please note that ACA will not publish and will reject all submissions that solicit or sell any product or personal service of any kind or have clear link-building intent. Our content is relevant and profound, providing the utmost value of the camp experience to our readers.

  • Well-written original article
  • Please consider fresh and relevant content or repurposed content with new/additional information that clearly shows a difference from the original content.
  • An article that reflects the writing style and tone of ACA
  • Short (1-2 sentence) author bio and picture. Upon review, we will include a personal or business email and/or web URL.
  • Google does not like link-building schemes with guest blogging. Posts that are clearly intended for link building will be rejected. Be thoughtful and careful about any links you include in the articles you submit.
  • Proper attribution of facts, quotes, etc., referenced in the article.
  • Currently, we do not have any length requirements for our posts. However, please remember that our audience/members appreciate short blogs, relevant content, and tips.  See below for some great examples to review:
  • Post submitted in Word document. Please send images (JPEG or PNG files) as separate attachments and with attributions.
  • Submissions must meet the ACA editorial and mission guidelines.
  • Avoid being self-promotional in the body of your article.

ACA reserves the right to edit and adapt your blog content to fit our editorial standards.

Example Blog Posts

Check out some of our previous sponsored blog posts.

 

Exhibit at the 2023 National Conference

Wed, 10/27/2021 - 17:32

Location:  Orlando, Florida - Rosen Centre Hotel, Grand & Junior Ballrooms
Show Dates:  February 21-24, 2023
Exhibit Dates:  February 22-23, 2023

Booth Fee

  • Business Affiliate: $1,800 inline booth; $1,900 corner booth 
  • Non-affiliate:  $2,525 inline booth; $2,625 corner booth

Your booth rental fee includes:

  • Pipe and drape
  • Carpet included
  • Attendee list addresses only
  • 4 booth personnel badges (individuals must work for your company)
  • Opportunity to have a commerce session
  • Access to more than 100 educational sessions

Register

Exhibitor Information

Get a great discount on your booth space by joining as a Business Affiliate!

Your Greatest Selling Advantage . . . 
More than 1,000+ participants are expected, representing nearly 900+ camp properties!

  • camp owners
  • students
  • camp directors
  • camp staff
  • International staff
  • executives
  • youth development professionals
  • educators
  • program staff

We'd love to have you!

  • Target a diverse clientele
  • Increase your visibility
  • Build strategic alliances
  • Discover the power of networking
  • Sell and demonstrate your products
  • Strengthen Brand Affinity Nationwide

Exhibit contact: 
Kim Bruno at 765-349-3309

Advertising Opportunities for Your Business

Wed, 10/27/2021 - 09:06

Download Media Kit

If you have any questions about any advertising opportunity below, please contact Kim Bruno at 765-349-3309.

Camp Marketing Success

Reach Camp Owners, Directors, and Staff

*Opportunities with an (*) are considered a sponsorship or have a sponsorship component to them.  Please call Kim Bruno at 765-349-3309 to learn more.

Webinar Sponsorship Packages

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 12:13

Be part of ACA’s education platform by sponsoring one or more of our webinars done by thought leaders in the industry.

Webinar Cost*:

  • $2,000 up to 500 participants
  • $3,000 for 501 - 1,000 participants
  • $5,000 for 1,001 - 5,000 participants 
  • $8,500 for webinars over 5,000 participants

*Member pricing is listed above.  Nonmembers pay $500 more.

Webinar Topic to Consider

Upcoming live webinars

  • Sponsor one or two "Hot Topic" webinars per season
  • Business/finance
  • Project Real Job
  • Staff training
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Coffee breaks
  • Risk management
  • Programming

Benefits per webinar include:

  • Logo on the titled webinar page
  • Logo at the beginning of each webinar
  • Attendee list with emails
  • Contact information slide at the end of each webinar

Each webinar will have approximately 250 - 5,000 participants and live in the online catalog for a certain number of months determined by the sponsorship level.

Social Media Advertising

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 15:18

Drive awareness and sales with social media campaigns through ACA. Businesses like yours can now share your brand's story and feature your products and services through ACA’s social media venues. 

You will first create content to place on ACA's Product Spotlight page.  We will need the following to create your web page:

  1. Title for your page
  2. Short paragraph — no more than 5 sentences
  3. A photo if you would like us to use one
  4. Your company's logo

Email all the above to Kim Bruno: kbruno@ACAcamps.org.

Social Media Pricing

Social Media Guru package: $2,500 member; $3,500 nonmember

Includes one post on each of the following:

  • ACA Facebook (16,000 followers) with video or without video)
  • ACA LinkedIn (9,300 followers)
  • ACA Instagram

A la carte pricing options:

  • ACA Facebook post with video — $1,000 member; $1,500 nonmember
  • ACA Facebook post without video — $750 member; $1,000 nonmember
  • ACA LinkedIn — $750; $1,000 nonmember
  • ACA Instagram — $750; $1,000 nonmember

New Products and Services Advertising

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 13:50

Post a short description of your product or service. Your posting will remain on this page for six months.

To qualify for a posting, you must:

  1. Be an active ACA Business Affiliate. Not a member? Join today.
  2. Post must be about a new service or product that has not been promoted to ACA camps in the past.
  3. Send a paragraph, no more than two (equivalent to a half-page), about your product or service to affiliation@acacamps.org.  If you send more, ACA has the right to edit to a half-page.  
  4. If using photos, send no more than two at 100MB.

Check out current postings for examples.

CampWire Podcast Sponsorship

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:20

CampWire, ACA’s channel for in-depth conversations with camp and youth development experts, 15,600 cumulative total downloads and almost 500 downloads per episode. We cannot track listeners. ACA typically releases a new episode each month. 

Cost $350 member; $500 nonmember; content is due by the 16th of each month.

Benefits:

  • A 20-second spot in the podcast and a thank you at the end. This content would be read by the podcast host and NOT recorded by the business.
  • One-year shelf life at a minimum.
  • The podcast will be marketed widely through multiple platforms — ACA Now, Facebook, Twitter.

Only three sponsors will be allowed per episode. If you are interested in securing a podcast sponsorship, please contact Kim Bruno, 765-349-3309.

ACA Educational Endorsement Program - Information for Applicants

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 15:46

Benefits of ACA Educational Endorsement 

Quick Facts About Educational Endorsement

Steps for ACA Educational Endorsement

STEP 1:  Review the Educational Endorsement Program Guidelines to determine if educational endorsement is right for your organization, including deciding if you will become an ACA Business Affiliate (BA). (ACA endorses face-to-face conferences/events, webinars, and online courses.)  The Guidelines also provide important instructions for completing the educational endorsement application.

STEP 2:  Complete the Educational Endorsement Application (PDF version). Programs are reviewed when completed applications and fees are received. 

STEP 3:  Use the ACA Educational Endorsement Seal. Once a program is approved by ACA, you can use this seal for promotional purposes.  See Guidelines for using the EEP Seal.

Examples of Currently Endorsed Programs

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