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Booth Options

Standard 8’ x 10’ Exhibit–$1,400*
Standard 8’ x 10’ Corner Exhibit–$1,500 (limited availability)* SOLD OUT
Additional Standard 8’ x 10’ Exhibit Booth–$1,300
Half Standard Booth–$800
Enterprise Exhibit for qualified applicants–$700*
Enterprise Exhibit for Individual Author–$150*
Enterprise Exhibit for Student Organization–$200*
Virtual Exhibit Booth–Included with your in-person exhibit at no additional cost

*Standard, Standard Corner and Enterprise Exhibits include one virtual exhibit at no additional cost. 

If you are interested in exhibiting only in the virtual part of the conference, please contact Paul Skiff at: pskiff@collegeart.org / 212-392-4413.

PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2021. 

FINAL DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS WITH FULL PAYMENT IS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2021. 

Exhibit location assignment is based on a priority point system until Friday, November 19, 2021.

The point system for location assignment prioritizes past participation in the annual conference.

Reservations received after November 19 will be assigned location in the live, in person exhibit hall at the Hilton Chicago Hotel and in the on-line listing of exhibitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Past Exhibitors receive three points per booth plus one point for each additional booth booked for each year represented in the Book and Trade Fair from 1996 to 2021. For ads booked in the Conference Program, conference website, Art Journal, and The Art Bulletin, beginning in September 1996, exhibitors earn one point per full-page ad, a half point per half-page ad, and a quarter point per quarter-page ad. Contact Paul Skiff at pskiff@collegeart.org for further explanation of the point system. Following the priority points system, exhibitors will be assigned a position in the live exhibit hall and in sequence on the virtual conference platform Book and Trade Fair page, according to their ranking in the system. The Book and Trade Fair page will also include an Exhibitor Index listing in alphabetical order.

Exhibitor benefits: 

  • Listing and link on the conference website and in the free conference mobile app.
  • Registration to attend 200 conference sessions, exposing you to the latest trends in art, scholarship, and higher education.
  • Discount on lodging at the conference hotel, Hilton Chicago.
  • Three days of exhibit time live in-person and six weeks of additional time virtual on-line.
  • A marketing opportunity rated “good to excellent” by 97 percent of past exhibitors.
  • As a registered exhibitor, you are welcome to propose a 90-minute panel or workshop for the program of the 2022 conference. This is a limited opportunity with a deadline for proposals of September 17, 2021. For full details contact Paul Skiff at: pskiff@collegeart.org and put ‘Exhibitor Session’ in the subject field.

EXHIBIT BOOTHS FOR FEBRUARY 16–19, LIVE, IN-PERSON IN CHICAGO

Standard 8’ x 10’ Booth–$1,400

Standard Corner 8’ x 10’ Booth–$1,500 (limited availability) SOLD OUT

Additional Standard 8’ x 10’ Exhibit Booths–$1,300

Booths will be furnished with an 8-foot-high,draped back wall and 3-foot-high, draped side rails.

A 7 x 44 inch identification sign with booth number is provided at no additional charge.

Prices for Standard Exhibit Booths do not include the cost of furnishings, drayage, electrical, internet service, or labor. See the application form and contract for more information on these additional costs. Please note the Standard Booth price includes a virtual exhibit for the virtual conference, live March 3–5, with the virtual exhibit remaining open on the conference website to April 14, 2022.

Half Standard Booth–$800

CAA allows no more than two qualifying companies to each share a single exhibit booth. You can make your own arrangements with a booth partner, or have CAA match you with another company. Contact Paul Skiff, Assistant Director, Institutional Events, at pskiff@collegeart.org for more details.

A 7 x 44 inch identification sign with booth number is provided at no additional charge.

Prices for Half Standard Booths do not include the cost of furnishings, drayage, electrical, internet service, or labor. See the application form and contract for more information on these additional costs.

Booth price includes a virtual exhibit for the virtual conference, live March 3-5, with the virtual exhibit remaining open on the conference website to April 14, 2022.

Enterprise Exhibit–$700 for qualified organizations and individuals

$150 Individual author;  $200 Student group

The following types of exhibitors qualify for Enterprise Exhibits:

  • A registered nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status.
  • A publisher, distributor, wholesaler, retailer, or author with one to three titles to display.
  • A publisher of a periodical with circulation under 10,000 per issue.
  • An individual or educational or business organization with one to three products, programs, or services to promote.
  • An individual author.
  • Student organizations officially recognized by their host institutions.

Only one Enterprise Exhibit is allowed per applicant. An Enterprise Exhibit includes one 6-foot, draped table, two chairs, and name sign, but does not include the cost of additional booth furnishings, drayage, electrical, internet or labor. See the application form and contract for more information on these additional costs.

Enterprise Exhibit price includes a virtual exhibit for the virtual conference, live March 3-5, with the virtual exhibit remaining open on the conference website to April 14, 2022.

All Exhibitors in the live, in-person conference will receive at no additional cost one virtual exhibit in the virtual conference, live March 3-5, with the virtual exhibits remaining open to conference registrants until April 14, 2022. If you are interested in exhibiting only in the virtual part of the conference, please contact Paul Skiff at: pskiff@collegeart.org / 212-392-4413.

Virtual Exhibit Booth Features:  

  • A full engagement virtual exhibit with features enabling promotion of your assets in multiple formats.
  • An introductory text description of your organization of up to 400 words.
  • Your organization’s logo.
  • 10 Images for promoting your publications, products, programs or services. File size 150 mb per file.
  • 10 URL hyperlinks to your main website or other locations with your content.
  • 5 PDF files containing your promotional information. File size 150 mb.
  • 2 Pre-recorded MP4 format videos for promoting your publications, products, programs or services.
  • Appointment request function that enables attendees to request to meet you online.
  • Lead capture with enhanced statistical data captured from visits to your exhibit page.

All Exhibitors receive listing in the Advance Exhibitor Index sent to all conference attendees two weeks prior to the opening of the conference. The index provides advance outreach to attendees giving you the opportunity to offer incentives, discounts, previews, access to product and publication samples and ability to schedule appointments, prior to the conference dates.

CONTACTS

DIRECT YOUR QUESTIONS REGARDING EXHIBIT APPLICATION, PAYMENT AND THE PROCEDURE FOR UPLOADING YOUR CONTENT ON THE VIRTUAL EXHIBIT TO:
Paul Skiff
Assistant Director, Institutional Events, CAA
pskiff@collegeart.org
212-392-4413

DIRECT YOUR QUESTIONS REGARDING SPONSORSHIPS TO:
Robert Tofolo, Head of Operations, CAA
rtofolo@collegeart.org
212-691-1051

DIRECT YOUR QUESTIONS REGARDING ADVERTISING TO:
Veken Gueyikian
Netar Ads
(917) 633-9290
veken@hyperallergic.com
https://nectarads.com