BENT-CON offers sponsors and advertisers an unparalleled and unique opportunity to gain increased visibility with LGBTQ audiences and all communities that participate and frequent Bent-Con events. Your sponsorship and support will make it possible for Bent-Con to continue to grow and receive even more local, national and global affiliation with even more high profile companies, celebrities and professionals who identify with and support Bent-Con’s commitment.
BENT-CON’s non-profit charter defines the following goals and endeavors for the organization:
- Opportunity: to provide a forum to showcase and celebrate existing, new and emerging LGBT and our Allies talent in the fields of comics, graphic novels, cartooning, animation, gaming, sci-fi/fantasy/horror writers, film-makers, actors, directors, producers and other-related creative mediums.
- Promote Community: enable participants in said-creative fields to share, learn and pool from more experienced individuals or parties in the various aspects of the creation, publishing, film-making, marketing and distribution of said-creative fields related content.
- Promote Awareness: to educate and express to the greater public and community of the said-creative fields in the areas of LGBT and LGBT-friendlyÂ presence and contributions to comic-book history, film history, gaming history along with the current trends within those various histories and fields, as well as the impact of queer/LGBT contributions to comics on popular culture and other analytical topics.
- Produce Event Fundraising: to provide awareness and a fundraising forum for BENT-CON with the support of prominent entertainers, professionals, corporate sponsors and private institutions to build and nurture an often under-appreciated aspect of the contributions expressed from an LGBT/Queer perspective within a global pop-culture.
Supporters like you are the key to BENT-CON’s success. This is an unparalleled opportunity to expand your network and audience within the heart of one of the most ever-present, expansive and notable celebrations in the country. We look forward to having you join our team to create one of the most memorable conventions held in Southern California.
If you are interested in advertising in the our 2013 program booklet or becoming a sponsor for the 2013 celebration, please download the attached information which explains pricing and the opportunities available.