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The Melbourne International Comedy Festival offers a range of advertising options for stakeholders wishing to communicate to the comedy audience. Click here to download the 2020 Advertising Rate Card.

Website Advertising 

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival website attracts a high volume of traffic. During the Festival peak periods (Feb - Apr) unique visitation to the site is approx. 1.1 million unique users.

Advertising is available the season site, live from mid-February to the end of the Festival and there are various options for advertising. Click here for the booking form and artwork specifications.

Digital Screen Advertising

In 2020 the Festival will once again provide two digital screens inside the Melbourne Town Hall Info Booth for shows to advertise on. The Info Booth will be open every day of the Festival from Thursday 26 March until Sunday 19 April, servicing thousands of audience members. Advertising is also available on venue specific screens for shows in selected venues. Click here to access the booking form.

Program Guide Advertising

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival official program guide is launched in mid February with listing information for every show in the Festival. 450,000 copies of the guide are printed and widely distributed through Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Click here to access the booking form.

If you would like to speak to someone about advertising opportunities please email