Annual Meeting Exhibitor Information
The Annual Meetings of the AAR and SBL Exhibit Hall places you in front of some 10,000 professors and students, authors and publishers, religious leaders and interested laypersons at a one of its kind gathering of religion scholars. Annual Meetings attendees consider the Exhibit Hall one of the major “must-see” areas of the Annual Meeting – 94% of AAR Annual Meeting attendees report visiting the hall during the meeting and two-thirds report making a purchase based on the 2010 post-Annual Meeting survey. In the Exhibit Hall you can
- Present your products and services to the people who influence buying decisions in college and university classrooms across the world;
- Discuss your message face-to-face with scholars of religion;
- Meet with potential and current book authors;
- Contact a membership interested in world travel, professional development, and special interest groups;
- And much more!
Annual Meetings Exhibit Hall Contract
Booths assignments are finalized on May 1. Contracts received by May 1 are placed in point order. Points are calculated by the number of years a company has exhibited, number of booths, and advertising purchased in the past 5 years. AAR and SBL reserves the right to determine which exhibits are consonant with the nature of the meeting.
Fees and Payment Schedule
A 50% deposit per booth must be enclosed with the contract to guarantee the booth reservation. The balance of the rental fee is due within 30 days of assignment. The price of each 10′ x 10′ booth depends upon your placement in the Exhibit Hall.
Before May 1:
After May 1:
For corner booths thoughout the hall, add $150 to the prices listed above.
Payment is due in full with exhibit contract for booths assigned after May 1. See Terms and Provisions for cancellation details.
Complete and return contract with payment to Chrissy Donovan, Exhibits Manager, at the address listed below. Make checks payable to “Annual Meetings of AAR and SBL” or send credit card information with your contract. There will be a $30 fee assessed for all returned checks. All payments must be in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank. Federal I.D. # 20-5478525.
A full listing of exhibit dates can be found on the Important Exhibitor Dates page.
Exhibitors accepted by May 1 are listed in the Annual Meeting Program Book Planner. All exhibitors accepted by October 1 will be listed in the Annual Meetings Program Book, which is distributed onsite. Each exhibitor receives a confirmation kit which includes booth assignment, hotel information, and preregistration forms. Two complimentary preregistrations are allotted per booth, one Program Planner per booth, and one blocked hotel room per booth. Additional hotel rooms may be reserved for those registered in the general housing process. Requests can be e-mailed to Chrissy Donovan at email@example.com. By signing the Exhibitor Contract, you agree to comply with all of the Exhibitor Terms and Provisions.
Contract and 50% deposit:
Saturday, May 1
Monday, May 3
Final Payment within 30 days of booth assignment
Contract and payment due in full if booth reserved after May 1
Moscone Convention Center, W
Thursday, November 17
Setup, 1:00 pm–6:00 pm
Friday, November 18
Setup, 8:00 am–6:00 pm
Saturday, November 19
8:30 am–5:30 pm
Sunday, November 20
8:30 am–5:30 pm
Monday, November 21
8:30 am–5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 21
Dismantling, noon-6:00 pm
The Annual Meetings of the AAR and SBL Exhibits Hall is managed by Chrissy Donovan, Exhibits Manager. Please contact her with all questions and concerns about the exhibit hall and Annual Meeting advertising at firstname.lastname@example.org
Official Drayage Company
Champion Exposition Services will provide order in formation for exhibit booth requirements. The exhibit hall is not carpeted. Exhibitors are required to order carpeting for their booth. Questions about furniture rental, decoration, and services should be directed to Champion Exposition Services. Information will be included in the exhibitor kit mailed in August.
In the U.S. or Canada:
Outside the U.S. or Canada:
Exhibitor Registration and Housing
Two free registrations per booth allotted by contract. Additional registrations are available at the discounted member rate. All exhibitors who request booth space by May 1 will be blocked one room per booth at a headquarters hotel.
By signing the Exhibitor Contract, you agree to comply with all of the Exhibitor Terms and Provisions.