Exhibiting at the 102nd UPCEA Annual Conference

Access.  Brand exposure. Collaboration.

UPCEA’s Annual Conference is the most significant assembly of thought leaders and practitioners today in the field of professional, continuing and online education. In 2016, UPCEA hosted the 101st Annual Conference in San Diego, focusing on building opportunity for contemporary learners. The annual conference features specific tracks aligned with UPCEA’s seven professional Networks, in addition to engaging keynote speakers and high-energy concurrent sessions.

Registration Type                          Price
Members                        $3,000 
Non-Members                                  $4,200

Note: Prices include two full conference registrations. Additional registrations can be purchased at the corporate member or non-member attendee registration rate

Registering for a booth only reserves a spot on the exhibit floor. Booth space requests will only be assigned once payment is received in full to UPCEA. The following exhibitor rules and regulations supplement the Online Registration to Contract for Exhibit Space at the Conference. By completing the above Online Registration to Contract for Exhibit Space, the exhibitor agrees to be bound by and adhere to the following terms, rules and regulations and all amendments thereto and decisions of UPCEA and the host hotel.

If you have any questions regarding exhibiting, please contact Kim Zaski at 202-659-3130 or kzaski@upcea.edu.

Attendance: 700-800

2017 Dates and Location:
March 22-24, 2017
Sheraton Chicago, Chicago, IL

Registering for a booth only reserves a spot on the exhibit floor. Until payment is received in full, specific requests for booth placements cannot be guaranteed. Please read the Rules/Regulations for further information.

Special Exhibit Discounts for Corporate Members                          
National conferences: Participate in two or more and receive 10% off of the total.
For a full list of conferences click here.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus
Review UPCEA Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus for more detailed information.

Download the Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus above for a historical review of our attendee's job titles by event. UPCEA member institutions represent a variety of continuing and online education units — large and small, credit and noncredit programs, traditional and online courses and degrees, certificate programs and outreach efforts to build access for nontraditional students. UPCEA’s core audience includes:

  • Deans and directors of professional and continuing education
  • Senior online learning officers          
  • Executive directors of global campuses or system-wide online units
  • Directors of marketing, enrollment management and student services

Your Exhibit Package Includes:

  • Two (2) full conference registrations

Participate with attendees and learn first-hand about the challenges, strategies and new developments at their institutions.

  • Welcome reception and coffee with exhibitors hosted in exhibit hall

Dedicated time in the exhibit hall for networking with attendees.

  • Logo placement and 50-word description on conference website, printed program, mobile app and signage. Logo will link to company web address on website and mobile app. Strategic brand placement before, during and after the event.
  • Pre-event Exhibit Hall email

UPCEA will send out a communication to all attendees one week prior to the event that highlights exhibitors, exhibit hall activities and conference sponsors.

  • Pre- and post- attendee mailing address list (no emails)

Click here for the Exhibitor Handbook with additional information on furnished exhibit space, hours, hotel and shipping information.

Customized Sponsorship Options

UPCEA is open to customized options to help you reach your goal and build brand awareness. Each option includes pre-, post- and onsite visibility on the event website, in the conference program, and on signage. Contact Kimberly Zaski, kzaski@upcea.edu, for information.
Options include, but are not limited to:

  • Leadership reception
  • Wireless Internet sponsor
  • Conference meals and refreshment breaks
  • Notepads
  • Pens
  • Room drops
  • Event hotel key cards
  • Charging station
  • Concurrent session sponsor
  • Speaker introduction

Corporate membership
We invite you to learn more about UPCEA and take advantage of the benefits afforded the corporate community. Contact Kimberly Zaski, kzaski@upcea.edu to learn more.

Cancellation of Booth Space:
All requests to cancel a booth space must be made in writing to Kimberly Zaski at kzaski@upcea.edu. If an exhibitor places a cancellation, the following shall apply:

  • A full refund will be granted where notice of cancellation is received by UPCEA 60 days prior to the first day of the event
  • A 50 percent refund will be granted where notice of cancellation is received by UPCEA 59-30 days prior to the first day of the event
  • No refund will be granted for cancellation requests received less than 30 days prior to the first day of the event. Once the tabletop space is canceled, UPCEA reserves the right to resell the space.

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