Marketing Assistance

​COCA offers seven unique marketing assistance opportunities that benefit our local arts community.

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Post Your Events is free and easy to use. This interactive community calendar is searchable by type of event, date, location, and keyword. If you want thousands of people to consider your events when making their entertainment plans, post them here. Please post your entire season and add new events as soon as you know when they will be. Often magazines and other media outlets use this calendar to plan stories, and their deadlines may be months in advance.

COCA's Weekly Tallahassee Arts Guide E-mail

Sent to a growing list of more than 10,000 recipients each Monday, this e-mail newsletter highlights arts and cultural happenings in Florida's Capital Region. All events will be taken from the calendar, and must be listed by Friday the week before publication. Click here to learn more about COCA's advertising opportunities.

Submit to COCA's "Behind the Scenes"

COCA’s “Behind the Scenes” albums showcase photos of events in the preparation stages: rehearsals, set building, artworks in process, etc. We want to show the community all the wonderful work that goes into your artworks, productions, and performances. 

Before you get started – make sure you have an overall description of your event, five photos with copy to describe what is happening, and have your event on

Please: COCA will try to accommodate all requests, but we cannot guarantee a “Behind the Scenes” feature. This is a new process – let’s give it a shot!

Click here to create your “Behind the Scenes” album for COCA to share –

We want to let everyone in the community know what hard work goes into creating an arts event!

Read About Yourself

COCA provides content each week for the TLH Magazine insert in Sunday’s Tallahassee Democrat. All our stories are about individual people, and are usually related to upcoming cultural events. (Click here to check out recently published articles.) 

Get Listed

COCA maintains an online directory of arts and cultural organizations in the Capital Region. Basic listings are free for all arts organizations. COCA member organizations have featured listings that include descriptions and a photograph. (Note: it may be appropriate for your organization to be listed in more than one category.)  To add or update a listing please visit, if you have questions please send an e-mail to

Reach Teachers

Do you have an arts-related educational program designed for K-12 schools? COCA for the Classroom gives educators an in-depth look at the arts in education programs that Tallahassee, Leon County, and the surrounding areas have to offer. Click here to learn more about COCA for the Classroom. 

Need to get the word out to local teachers? COCA's Arts in Education Newsletter goes out to educators and administrators in 16 counties on the first Tuesday of each month. There is no charge for listings as long as they meet the established criteria. To submit your listing, please send a text-only description of 50 words or less to Amanda Thompson at

Deadline for submission is 5:00 pm on the fourth Monday of the month. COCA reserves the right to include or exclude any listing at its discretion and to determine the content and placement of all listings. Click here to learn more about COCA's advertising opportunities.


COCA's websites and e-mail newsletters have opportunities to advertise at extremely modest rates. Discounts are provided to COCA members. Click here to learn more about COCA's advertising opportunities or for more information, contact Erica Thaler at or 850-224-2500.

Get Some Marketing and PR Help

Don't know where to begin? If you need help writing press releases, figuring out Facebook, creating a website, finding partners, or anything else having to do with promoting your events, COCA can help. Contact Erica Thaler at or 850-224-2500 for an appointment.