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2013 CALIFORNIA SCIENCE
EDUCATION CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 25-27, 2013 • PALM SPRINGS

EXHIBIT CATEGORIES AND PRICING

The types of companies that exhibit at the California Science Education Conference include textbook publishers, lab equipment suppliers, software companies, classroom equipment manufacturers, professional development organizations, state agencies, parks, museums, and a host of other companies that supply materials, equipment, and services to science educators and schools.

The California Science Education Conference Exhibit Hall offers two types of exhibit categories. Regular 10' X 10' booths are available for purchase by any type of company, agency, or organization.

Regular 10' X 10' Booths

Regular 10' X 10' exhibit booths include the following:

8' backdrop drape
3' side rail drapes
One-line company ID sign
2 full registration badges for booth staff
4 exhibit hall only badges for booth staff
Electronic file of attendee registration list with mailing address information (post conference)
Right to sell products or services (California Sellers Permit and Palm Springs Temporary Business License required)
Company listing in conference program
Company information on on-line floor plan
Convention Center/Exhibit Hall Standard carpeting

10' X 10' exhibit booths DO NOT include:

Furniture, carpet, tables, chairs, electricity, drayage, audio-visual, union labor, internet access, etc.

Booth Pricing:

Aisle/In-line: $750/booth
Corner: $950/booth
Multiple Booth Discount (for purchases of four or more booths): $50/booth

Out of fairness to all exhibitors, and in order to meet the expectations of conference registrants, all booth exhibits must remain fully intact and staffed until 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Any exhibitor who dismantles any part of his or her booth exhibit prior to the official closing time will be charged an early tear-down fee of $200.

NEW! FURNITURE ADD-ON SPECIAL

CSTA is offering a limited number of table, chair, and wastebasket furniture packages. This furniture package is available only for companies purchasing a single 10’ X 10’ booth and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The furniture package includes one 6’ table draped on three sides in the show colors (no custom colors available), two plastic contour chairs, and a waste basket. The cost of this package is $150. Please see the contract to add this option to your booth reservation.

Non-Profit Table Top Displays

Non-Profit table top displays include the following:

1 - 6' draped table
2 - plastic contour chairs
1 - plastic waste basket
One-line company ID sign
8' back drape
4 - exhibit hall only badges for booth staff
Electronic file of attendee registration list with mailing address Information (post conference)
Company listing in conference program
Company information on on-line floor plan
Convention Center/Exhibit Hall Standard carpeting

Non-Profit table top displays DO NOT include:

Carpet, electricity, drayage, audio-visual, union labor, internet access, etc.
The right to sell products or services
Complimentary conference registrations
Side rail drape

Table Top Pricing:

$195 (maximum one table per company/organization)

Restrictions: Non-Profit table top displays are available only to 501(c)(3) organizations and state, local, and federal government agencies. Non-profit organizations are limited to one table. The organization may not sell or take orders for any products that are for sale. Displays may not project beyond the edge of the table and may not exceed 3 feet in height. Display materials will not be permitted in front of, behind, or next to the table. Non-profit organizations will receive limited access passes for the exhibit hall only. If your organization's staff wishes to have full conference privileges, they must register as conference attendees. A conference registration brochure will be sent upon request.

PAYMENT

CSTA accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards for booth payments and deposits. CSTA also accepts checks and purchase orders accompanied by a signed application and contract. Booth payment shall be made in full to California Science Teachers Association (CSTA) and mailed (check, credit card, or purchase order) with this signed contract to: CSTA, 950 Glenn Drive, Suite 150, Folsom, CA 95630. Credit card and purchase order payments are also accepted via facsimile. On-line applications must be accompanied by a credit card payment on-line. Contract and full payment received by August 29, 2013 will ensure inclusion in the conference program. Applications for exhibit space will be held for 15 days pending receipt of payment. If payment is not received within 15 days of the application, the requested exhibit space will be released for sale.