Event Hosting Toolkit

Each NCSF event host receives a kit of promotional materials, including a handbook filled with promotional ideas. In addition, on this page you’ll find links to downloadable promotional materials that you can customize for your official North Carolina Science Festival event.

Promotional materials for 2018 will be added to this page as they become available.

FESTIVAL LOGOS AND ART

To download a logo image, either right-click (PC) or control-click (Mac) on the image to get a contextual menu with options for saving. To resize the image you’ve downloaded, press the shift key while you drag a corner of the image — this will keep the dimensions proportionate.

North Carolina Science Festival Logo

North Carolina Science Festival Logo (grayscale version)

Kelvin, the NC Science Festival spokesbot

Kelvin is one of the Festival’s more recognizable icons and should be treated as a logo, without any modifications. If you want to edit Kelvin in any way beyond resizing him, please contact the Festival’s media office at moreheadplanetarium@unc.edu to request permission in advance.

EVENT NEWS RELEASE

Build your own news release for your event! Use this Word document as a model and replace the keywords in the brackets with the correct information for your event. Send it to your local news organizations three to five days before your event. Check media calendar deadlines for possibly longer lead times. Follow up to make sure the release was received and to answer questions.

KELVIN, THE FESTIVAL SPOKESBOT

As an event host, you’ll receive your very own Kelvin, the official mascot of the North Carolina Science Festival. Kelvin is ready to help you promote your event!

FESTIVAL “BOILERPLATE” LANGUAGE

You can add this “boilerplate” text to the end of any news release about North Carolina Science Festival events, or use it any time you need a quick, easy-to-understand description of the Festival.

FESTIVAL EVENT HOST POSTER TEMPLATES

Build your own posters for your event. Use these Word documents templates and add your own event information.

EVENT HOST GUIDE

FESTIVAL PRESENTATION TEMPLATE

FESTIVAL  PRE-EVENT SLIDESHOW

You can use the Festival’s official pre-event slide show before and after your event or as a backdrop to ongoing activities during your event. The file is configured to play as a slide show that advances automatically.

EVENT HOST BOX ITEMS

If you would like to order a larger quantity of an item included in your Event Host box, you can find the print-ready files here. We ask that you not alter these files. 

2018 food friends

Statewide Star Party