ILLINOIS SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION STATE CONFERENCE
October 27-28, 2017
Northern Illinois University
Holmes Student Center
The Illinois Science Teachers Association
proudly announces our 50th Anniversary Conference.
We invite science and general education vendors and supporters to work with us to construct innovative professional development and related marketing opportunities aimed at excellence in teaching and learning.
Exhibit setup is scheduled for Thursday, October 26, 2017. Set-up early Friday prior to 8 am also possible.
All Commercial and Most Non-Commercial Exhibit fees include:
For each 10’ booth we include:
- 1-8’ table
- 2 chairs
- waste basket
- basic electric
- Free parking if staying at the conference hotel
The first representative's registration is included within exhibitor registration. Please register up to one (1) additional guest (guest 1) for FREE for commercial and non-commercial exhibitors, three (3) additional guests for FREE for SPONSOR, PATRON, and FRIEND of Science Education sponsorship within the same exhibitor registration.
Additional representatives or attendees over the allowed amount may register through the participant/attendee registration at the posted rates at the time of registration- early registration anticipated to be $150 per person.
All exhibitors and supporters are asked to provide raffle items. Donors who provide materials or services with a retail value of $200 or more will be provided a 30 second announcement or commercial during the Friday afternoon raffle.
Raffle donors are recognized in the conference packet:
deadline September 23, 2016.
Supplemental Furnishings & Services
Exhibits are in the main ballroom. There is free parking for hotel registration (all free Saturday) and WIFI across the street. Other needed materials will be provided either through the convention center or an outside vendor. You will receive their services kits after we receive your online registration and payment.
Additional ISTA services
Following receipt of your online registration and payment, ISTA will provide an exhibit preferences request, hotel information, exhibit setup information, etc. We request names of your representatives within the online registration for name tags, which must be worn to enter the conference. Communication will be with your company contact person from above.
All registrations must be paid by the last week in September or your space will be assigned to another vendor. Cancellations after October 1st may result in a cancellation fee of one-half the registration fee.
ISTA is a non-profit, educational 501C-3 organization, FEIN# 51-0204015.
Address ALL Conference Exhibit Questions to:
Harry Hendrickson, 218 Cumberland Drive, Rochester, IL 62563
Phone 217-498-8411, cell 217-341-5037