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For Exhibitors

For Exhibitors

The 2018 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo is the place to be in the language education marketplace. ACTFL attendees are highly respected educators who are looking for the latest products and services available for their students and their classrooms. They are prepared to make purchasing decisions based on what they see on the exhibit floor.

If you wish to build your customer base by having face-to-face contact with more than 7,000 language educators, the ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo is a can’t miss opportunity!

Space is selling very quickly for ACTFL 2018! View the interactive floor plan and exhibitor list. Please note that all blue booths are available to reserve (yellow/green are reserved). Once you find a location you would like, fill out the exhibit space contract and confirm your participation!

To request more information on exhibiting at the 2018 ACTFL World Languages Expo, contact Casey Bloyer by email or by calling (703) 894-2900 ext. 109.

 

Exhibit Hall Floor Plan   More Information >   Download Contract


WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Standard 10' X 10' Booth Space – $1,800

  • 8' high draped backdrop with 3' high side drapes.
  • Four (4) complimentary full registrations for each 10' X 10' booth space purchased (limit 20 per company).
  • Any additional items for your booth will need to be purchased by the exhibitor and is not included in the cost of the booth. These items include table(s), chair(s), electricity, Internet connectivity, and carpet. Purchases can be made through the Exhibitor Service Kit.
  • Booth price does not include the cost of furniture, and ACTFL requires that all booths be carpeted. You may purchase carpet through our decorator Freeman or you can provide your own carpet as long as it covers 90%+ of your booth space and is approved by ACTFL. If your booth is not carpeted or approved by ACTFL before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, Freeman will carpet your booth and you will be charged.

Non-Profit Tabletop – $1,200

  • Companies wishing to purchase a non-profit tabletop must be a 501(c)(3) organization and provide proof of this status to show management.
  • All non-profit tabletop booths are located in one area of the exhibit hall and will be assigned by show management upon contract submission.
  • Included in the cost of the non-profit tabletop booth is one (1) 30" X 72" draped table with two (2) side chairs and carpet.

WHAT ARE THE HOURS?

Exhibitor Move-In
Wednesday, November 14: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 15: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*

*All exhibitors must have their booth set up by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 for inspection. Please arrange your travel appropriately.

Exhibit Hall Hours
Friday, November 16: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 17: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 18: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Move-Out
Sunday, November 18: 12:00 p.m. (noon) – 6:00 p.m.

WHAT ELSE DO I RECEIVE?

  • Complimentary Convention Registrations
    • Standard Booth – 4 registrations per 10' X 10' (limit 20 per company)
    • Non-Profit Tabletop – 2 registrations
  • Company listing in the Convention Program Guide and ACTFL Mobile App
  • 7" x 44" identification sign with your company’s name and booth number
  • 24-hour security in the exhibit hall
  • NOTE: Carpet, table(s), chair(s), electricity, and Internet connectivity are NOT included in the cost of the standard booth price

WHO ARE THE ATTENDEES?

We are expecting over 7,000 of the most dedicated language educators to attend ACTFL 2018! Here are the attendee demographics from our 2017 Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

LEVEL
Response Percentage
High School 34%
Undergrad 22%
Middle/Jr. High 11%
Grad 10%
Elementary 9%
No Response 6%
Government/Adult Ed. 4%
Community College 4%
Languages
Response Percentage
Spanish 38%
French 15%
Chinese 12%
German 8%
ESL 4%
Japanese 4%
Italian 3%
Arabic 3%
Latin 3%
No Response 2%
Other 2%
Russian 2%
Korean 2%
Portuguese 2%
Main Reason for Attending
Response Percentage
To test and purchase new products 68%
To view the latest technology 14%
To attend exhibitor workshops 11%
Other 7%

WHAT RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE?

Exhibit Space Contract (PDF)

Floor Plan and Exhibitor List

Information for Current Exhibitors

Need additional information? Contact Casey Bloyer by email at cbloyer@actfl.org or by calling (703) 894-2900 ext. 109.

We’ll see you in New Orleans!