2017 Annual Conference Expo Sales

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2017 Registration

The NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference & Expo promises to be one of the largest international education events ever. With more than 9,000 international educators expected to attend from over 100 countries, the Expo is the best place for organizations like yours to develop sustaining partnerships and new business.

2017 Expo Sales and Dates

NAFSA’s Global Partners have already booked their booths. Book your booth now!

Global Partners will be assigned scheduled meeting times to reserve their booths based on their Global Partnership level and history of participation with NAFSA. In early March 2016, NAFSA’s Organizational Advancement team sent partners an invitation asking them to confirm their exhibit booth meeting. Global Partners meetings occurred during the following time periods:

Global Partner Level Sales Opening Date Booking Process
Advisers April 4, 2016  
Advocates April 25, 2016  
Associates May 31, 2016  
General Attendees July 18, 2016 First come, first served

2017 Expo Floor Plan

We encourage Global Partners to review the 2017 Expo Floor Plan ahead of their scheduled meetings to identify their preferences for exhibit booth placement.

2017 Exhibit Booth Calculator

Global Partners can use NAFSA’s exhibit booth calculator to explore different booth configurations and help identify locations that meet your budget.

Exhibitor Prospectus

Dive deeper into why the NAFSA Expo Hall is the perfect place to enhance the profile of your programs, products, and services with the Exhibitor Prospectus Icon PDF 16.

2017 Exhibit Booth Prices

Booth Category Early-Bird Rate: Apr. 4 – Aug. 30, 2016 Standard Rate: After Sep. 1, 2016  
10’ x 10’ Premium $8,225 $8,400
10’ x 10’ Corner $6,875 $7,000
10’ x 10’ Aisle $5,500 $5,600

Cancellations, Refunds, and Changes to 2017 Annual Conference Billing Process

  • Global Partners must provide a 50 percent deposit on their booth at signing.
  • All global associates will be able to access and download their online invoice for their 50 percent deposit due June 30, 2016. If paying by credit card, associates will be expected to pay their deposit on-site at the 2016 Annual Conference. If paying by check or wire transfer, payment will be due within 30 days following the 2016 conference.
  • Any Global Partner who has not paid for their first 50 percent deposit by June 30, 2016, will forfeit their space and their selection will be returned to the general inventory for non-Global Partner exhibitors to reserve.

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Contact information

Joanne Kuriyan
Exhibits Director
T: 1.202.737.3699 x2541
F: 1.202.737.3657

2016 Exhibitors

NAFSA thanks the 2016 conference exhibitors

2017 Sponsors

NAFSA thanks the 2017 conference sponsors


Resources for exhibitors

Attendee Demographics

Nearly 60% of participants are based in the United States.*

Non-U.S. Participants
Europe 40%
Asia/Pacific 34%
Latin America 9%
North America 16%
Africa 1%

Nearly half of the participants are experienced international education professionals averaging 10 or more years in the field.*

Professional or Frontline Adviser 31%
Department/Division Manager 22%
Chief International Officer 14%
Student Services/Administrative Dean/Academic Dean/Faculty 14%
Consultant & Service Providers/Other 7%
Support to professional(s)/ department(s)/or division(s) 7%
Chief Academic Officer/CEO