ADVERTISINGAthletics Program Ads
Tap into the passion and loyalty of the Mason Nation with an advertisement in the Mason basketball game day program, distributed at all men’s and women’s basketball games.
Bike and Bus Shelter Advertising
MSSmedia Phone: 305-358-8868
Four foot by six foot full-color panels in high-traffic locations available.
Center for the Arts Program Book
An advertisement in the Center for the Arts program book offers your business direct and repeat exposure to more than 100,000 people in the affluent and sophisticated communities of Northern Virginia.
Connect2Mason Online News
Connect2Mason is the university’s online source for news about the Mason community, with 36,000 in the target customer base. Advertising rates are available on the website.
Flyers, Kiosks, LCD Screens, Leafleting, Posters, and Table Tents (Fairfax Campus)
On the Fairfax Campus, a variety of advertising opportunities exist in the Student Centers, including flyers, kiosks, LCD screens, leafleting, posters, and table tents. A limited number of flyers and posters from non-Mason organizations may be displayed. Flyers must be approved by the Johnson Center Information Desk before posting. Rules, regulations, and registration forms can be found online for all Student Center advertising opportunities.
Flyers, Posters, Solicitors, and Kiosks (Prince William Campus)
Flyers and posters. Phone: 703-993-8350. A limited number of flyers and posters from non-Mason organizations may be displayed at specified bulletin boards on campus. Materials must be approved and hung by University Information Desk personnel. All flyers and posters will be date stamped and removed after two weeks.
Solicitors. Phone: 703-993-8334. Approval must be obtained from the Office of Administration before entering campus.
Table Kiosk Reservations. Phone: 703-993-8334. Vendors with a valid vending license may use the facilities and table kiosks on campus for a fee. For rate structure and to reserve a space, call Events Management.
Flyers and postcards can be stuffed into student mailboxes for a fee.
Mason Cable Network
Student-run Mason Cable Network (MCN), channel 89 on the campus-only cable television system, carries entertainment, news, talk shows, sports, and syndicated programming on a 24-hour schedule, reaching the residential population of more than 5,000 students. Call for advertising information.
Broadside, the student-run newspaper, has a circulation of 4,000 and a readership estimated at 8,000. Broadside is published weekly, both online and in print on Mondays during the university’s fall and spring semesters. It is distributed at all three campuses, local businesses, and the Vienna Metro Station.
Weekends at Mason
Promotes events happening Thursday through Sunday in Local Happenings Calendar. Complete the Submit an Event form, and your event will be included in the calendar.
WGMU, the student-run radio station, broadcasts through the Internet at wgmuradio.com. The 24-hour station broadcasts news programs, talk shows, music, and Mason women’s basketball games. Call for rate cards, advertising information, or public service announcement requests.
All food vendors interested in becoming an approved university caterer must register with University Services.
COMMERCIAL VENDORS AND SUPPLIERS
Commercial vendors interested in doing business with the university must first join eVA and then send an information packet to the Office of Purchasing and Accounts Payable outlining their products and services.
Community Connections is designed to help organizations connect with the 38,000 students, faculty, and staff and the nearly 136,000 alumni located near you, through advertising opportunities and event participation or by becoming an approved caterer or commercial vendor.
The EDGE at the Mason Center for Team and Organizational Learning, located on Mason’s Prince William Campus in Manassas, Virginia, includes hands-on experiential learning programs that offer thought-provoking, yet fun, team development activities and workshops grounded in cutting-edge team and organizational development theory. Learning will take place on high- and low-challenge course elements. Programs are designed to meet the specific needs of groups.
THE MASON ENTERPRISE CENTER
The Mason Enterprise Center (MEC) is focused on accelerating the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation within the region.
The following programs are offered:
Fairfax Innovation Center
The center is a business incubator for small businesses. Companies, as tenants of the incubator, receive extensive assistance from MEC advisors.
Mason Enterprise Center-Leesburg/Loudoun County
Mason Enterprise Center, Leesburg/Loudoun County is located in historic downtown Leesburg at 202 Church Street, SE. The small business incubator fosters the evolution of existing companies who are scalable and want to grow. The MEC provides office space and business services in a shared-cost, peer-to-peer, entrepreneurial environment. In addition, companies are connected to expertise, resources, business coaching, and the assistance they need to set goals and be held accountable to them. We want to accelerate business growth and improve long-term success.
Mason Enterprise Center Prince William
This center is a small business incubator/accelerator. Companies, as clients of the incubator, receive extensive assistance from MEC advisors.
Mason Enterprise Center Spotsylvania
This center is a small business incubator/accelerator with coordinated support from George Mason University, the Town of Leesburg, and Loudoun County. Business assistance is provided by the Loudoun SBDC, Mason Enterprise Center programs, and MEC advisers.
This program assists large federal prime contractors in providing business and organizational development assistance to selected small disadvantaged businesses.
International Business Accelerater
This program offers a selection of targeted programs to assist U.S. and international small and medium-size information technology (IT) enterprises in developing international business. Its three-stage program of consultation, international market planning, and business partnerships is customized to prepare and promote companies to achieve practical business results in key IT marketplaces around the world.
Community Business Partnership
Created in 1995, this nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization provides an array of programs that constitutes a complete resource center for training and support to those seeking to build successful small businesses. Targeted toward women, minorities, and low- to moderate-income individuals, the Community Business Partnership offers a one-stop shop for small businesses.
Virginia Small Business Development Centers
This network of 29 local Small Business Development Centers across Virginia includes four locations that serve small businesses in Northern Virginia: Mason SBDC (Fairfax), Loudoun SBDC, Alexandria SBDC, and SBDC of Community Business Partnership (Springfield).
Procurement Technical Assistance Program
This program provides government procurement assistance by offering marketing, counseling, and educational programs to small businesses.
Business Mentoring Program
This program provides customized services for early and seed- stage companies, from planning to identifying and solving critical business functions.
Telework and Training Centers
With locations in Fairfax, Herndon, and the Prince William Campus in Manassas, the centers offer advanced equipment and technical support for today’s mobile workforce. Telework fosters greater employee productivity and reduced overhead for employers. Call for information about the 17 Telework Centers in Northern Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Maryland.
MASON NEXT STEPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS
This program provides you the opportunity to receive expert feedback and insight on your business from Mason faculty, research experts, and alumni. Designed especially for faculty developing new intellectual property, this program is open to students, alumni, and any aspiring entrepreneur in the Mason business community.
UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES
Looking for employees? University Career Services provides you with access to qualified applicants from the Mason community.
Take advantage of the following opportunities today:
Online Job Listings: HireMason (careers.gmu.edu/HireMason), Mason’s personalized job search engine, provides a great way to advertise full-time positions, co-ops, internships, part-time career-related jobs and summer positions to Mason students. Enter your job listing directly at careers.gmu.edu/pjw.
Co-ops and Internships. Phone: 703-993-2365. Hire qualified and enthusiastic students before graduation.
Query for Résumés. Phone: 703-993-2362. Get online access to the résumés of candidates whose qualifications match your job requirements for full-time positions.
Job and Internship Fairs. Phone: 703-993-2372. These events allow you to promote your organization and its available positions to hundreds of students in a short amount of time.
On-Campus Interviewing. Phone: 703-993-4149. Enjoy the convenience of interviewing students and alumni on campus for full-time professional positions or internships.