Each NCSciFest event host receives a kit of promotional materials in early March. 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.
EVENT HOST GUIDE
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.
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 them, please contact the Festival’s media office at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission in advance.
COVID-19 Resources from NCDHHS
The NC Department of Health and Human Services has produced a wide range of helpful resources, including social media graphics and guidance for appropriate safety measures.
- Materials & Resources - including a social media toolkit and the 3 Ws
- Vaccine Communications Toolkit
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.
- 2021 Flyer Template - Color (8.5"x11") (.docx)
- 2021 Flyer Template - Grayscale (8.5"x11") (.docx)
- 2021 Poster Template - Color (8.5"x14") (.docx)
- 2021 Poster Template - Grayscale (8.5"x14") (.docx)
FESTIVAL PRESENTATION TEMPLATE
To download a background, either right-click (PC) or control-click (Mac) on the image to get a contextual menu with options for saving.