About Exhibiting

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2017 Registration

The NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference & Expo promises to be one of the largest global events ever within international education. More than 9,000 international educators are expected to attend from over 100 countries. The Expo will provide you with opportunities to develop sustaining partnerships for your organization.

At the NAFSA annual conference, you will do more than exhibit. You will discover emerging trends in student mobility, establish new partnerships, participate in networking opportunities, and identify upcoming marketplace needs.

Steps to Becoming an Exhibitor

1. Learn About the Opportunities

2. Submit your contract and payment

Showcase your services to the key decision makers in U.S. higher education and representatives from more than 100 countries. Attendees of NAFSA 2017 lead and impact the international education economy. Submit your contract and payment to secure your organization's spot at the must-attend event in international education. Applications are accepted until all booth space is filled.

New This Year – NAFSA’s sales cycle has moved forward heading into the 2017 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo. Visit our frequently asked questions page to learn about all of the changes.


Exhibit Booth Rates

Booth Category Early Bird: Apr. 4 - Aug. 31, 2016 Standard Rate: After Aug. 31, 2016
10' x 10' Premium $8,225 USD $8,400 USD
10' x 10' Corner $6,875 USD $7,000 USD
10' x 10' Aisle $5,500 USD $5,600 USD

Dates to Remember

Sales Prior to August 31
April 4, 2016 GPP Adviser Sales Open
April 25, 2016 GPP Advocate Sales Open
May 31, 2016 GPP Associate / Consortia Sales Open
June 30, 2016 GPP Cancellation Deadline
July 18, 2016 General Public Sales Open
Sales between September 1 and January 27
Sep. 1, 2016 New booth prices begin
January 27, 2017 Full payment due
Sales after January 27
January 27, 2017 Full payment due at signing

Exhibit Schedule

Exhibitor Set-Up

  • Sunday, May 28, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 29, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 

Expo Open Hours

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 1, 2017
    8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 2, 2017
    8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
 

Dedicated Expo Hall Time

  • No concurrent sessions scheduled at this time.
  • Thursday, June 1, 2017
    10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
 

Expo Hall Tear Down

  • Friday, June 2, 2017
    11:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 

Booth Management

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Manage Your Booth

Contact information

Joanne Kuriyan
Exhibits Director
joannek@nafsa.org
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

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%
President/Chancellor/
Rector/Provost/
Chief Academic Officer/CEO
4%