Advertising

Throughout the Trent University school year, the Trent Central Student Association produces a variety of publications, products, and events that are accessed by the student population. Local businesses have the opportunity to reach the Trent student population through sponsorship and advertising. If you are interested in partnering with us or reaching out to students, please contact us at operations@trentcentral.ca

Download our advertising catalogue to view available opportunities:

Daily Vendor Table Bookings

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Audience: All Trent students, staff, and faculty

Deadline: Two weeks prior to booking

Availability: Weekdays during academic year

Businesses have the opportunity to book one of tables in various high-traffic areas on campus throughout the year while classes are in session to display products and connect with students. The spaces are located in the Student Centre on the West Bank and in Otonabee College on the East Bank of campus.

Spaces Available:

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  • Student Centre Alumni Atrium (2 spaces)

  • Otonabee College Foyer - 13.5 x 11 foot space located between the main lecture hall and the cafeteria

  • Wenjack Theatre Lobby - 8 foot table located next to the entrance of our main lecture hall

Cost:

Student Group/Levy Group/University Department: $0

Non-Profit Organization: $50 per space

Recruitment Activities: $75 per space

Small Business Fee: $100 per space

Corporate Fee: $250 per space

Insurance: 

When booking a table through the Trent Central Student Association, insurance is available for those vendors that:

a) do not currently hold liability insurance;

b) would like to be insured while tabling at Trent; or

c)  are considered high risk vendors (i.e. selling or displaying items that could cause personal harm).

Cost of the insurance is $24/day. If you would like to purchase liability insurance for your vendor day, please contact operations@trentcentral.ca

To book a space:

Vendor spaces are available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. during the academic year. Bookings are limited to one location per day, five bookings per month, and maximum three business days in a row. Alternative booking arrangements are at the discretion of TCSA staff.

If you are contacting us via e-mail please indicate your preferred location. Once an available date is booked you will be sent a booking agreement and invoice. Your booking is confirmed when we receive a signed copy of your agreement. Please ensure your booking is done 14 days in advance of you booking date.

If you represent an Employer or Graduate Program looking to recruit Trent University students on campus utilizing one of the above locations, contact the Coordinator, Employer and Recruiter Relations at worklink@trentu.ca for more details (and special rates).

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Furniture:

Each location is outfitted with a table.

Internet:

Internet access is available to all guests. Connect through the WiFi account "Trent-Guest". This account does not allow anything to be downloaded. If you require internet access that will allow you to download, a minimum of 72 hours (3 days) notice must be provided to the Advertising & Sponsorship Coordinator in order to make those accommodations.

When you arrive:

Directions and maps

When you arrive at Trent please check in at the TCSA office second floor of the Student Centre) to pay your vendor fee and pick up your contract. You must have your contract available to show security should they wish to confirm your consented presence on campus. Payments can be made by cash, Visa, MasterCard, Interac, or cheque (made payable to Trent Central Student Association).

Pay and display parking is available for $9 a day from the parking meters. A map of Trent parking can be found at: https://www.trentu.ca/parking/. Lot I is closest to the Student Centre and Lot R is closest to the Wenjack foyer.

FAQ:

What is Trent's population?
Students: 8000 (full and part-time)
Staff: 450

When are Trent's exams and holidays?
All University dates are listed at www.trentu.ca/calendar but we will not book your visit during exams or holidays.

How do I book a visit during Orientation Week?
We do not begin booking vendors until the first week of classes after Orientation Week. If you are interested in attending TCSA’s Vendor Day on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, please contact operations@trentcentral.ca

I am an employer or employment recruiter, how can I do more outreach to Trent Students?
Contact the Trent Career Centre at the www.trentu.ca/careers for more employer services.

What payment methods do you accept?
We can accept cash, cheque (payable to Trent Central Student Association), Interac, MasterCard, and Visa.

Trent has two campus newspapers who provide advertising and notice listings:
Arthur - www.trentarthur.ca
Absynthe - absynthemagazine.wordpress.com

For further information or to book a table, please contact:

Trent Central Student Association
Tel: (705) 748-1000
Fax: (705) 748-1002
E-mail: info@trentcentral.ca