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ITEEA’s 76thAnnual ConferenceOrlando, FLMarch 27- 29, 2014TECHNOLOGYand ENGINEERINGbring STEM to LifeEXHIBITOR GUIDEInvitation to Exhibit,Sponsor, and Advertise


2TECHNOLOGICAL AND ENGINEERING LITERACY CORE CONNECTIONSOn behalf of the ITEEA Board of Directors and ProgramCommittee, we welcome your participation at the 76th AnnualITEEA Conference, to be held March 27-29, 2014 at the CaribeRoyale—Grande Caribe Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.The International Technology and Engineering EducatorsAssociation (ITEEA) is the professional organization fortechnology, innovation, design, and engineering educatorsworldwide. ITEEA’s Annual Conference is the largesttechnology and engineering education showcase of exhibitsand educational sessions in the world. Bring your companyto Orlando to showcase your products and services to theseeducational leaders who come to make buying decisions aboutproducts that will advance and improve STEM education todayand into the future.We have so many great activities and events planned for our76th Annual Conference. We listened to existing vendors atour Town Hall meeting in Columbus and have already madea number of changes to increase traffic in Orlando, such as:holding our Teaching Technology and EngineeringSTEM Showcase and other STEM-related events, activities,and competitions in the Exhibit Hall; adding a specialAdministrator strand and providing complimentary registrationto this group; and promoting the conference through ourAffiliate Representatives in every state and International Centerworldwide.There are numerous opportunities for you to reach thisaudience—sponsor an event, exhibit on the show floor oradvertise in our Preliminary Conference or ConferenceProgram—all perfect ways to increase your company’s namerecognition before, during, and after the conference. Considerthese options as you prepare your budget for next year’sconference.High school and middle school teachers, supervisors andadministrators, university/college professors, elementary schoolteachers—they’ll be in Orlando March 27-29, 2014 to networkwith their peers, present their new projects, and look for newideas—hopefully from YOU!See you in Orlando!Christine MaggioMembership and Marketing Director703-860-5028cmaggio@iteea.orgwww.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


3JOIN us in Orlando to ensure increased exposurefor your company or organization.18% University/college technology andengineering teacher educators13% State supervisors andadministrators81% High school and middle schooltechnology and engineering teachersOur attendees look for products and services that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and mathematicsthat, when applied, solve practical problems. They are particularly interested in tools and skills, action-based activities, andcareer development. If you have products and/or services in any of the following categories, exhibiting at the ITEEA AnnualConference gives you access to key decision-makers!You can expect to close business in these categories:• Aeronautics/Aerospace• Architecture• Automotive• Biotech/Agriculture• CAD/CAM• CNC Software• Hardware/Software• Construction• Design/Prototyping/Modeling• Electronics• Energy/Power• Engineering• Environment• Information andCommunication• Kits/Manipulatives• Lasers/Optics• Manufacturing• Medical• Multimedia/Video• Pneumatics/Hydraulics• Robotics• Safety• Supplies/Equipment/Furniture• Testing/Measuring• Trainers/Simulators• Textbooks• Tools• Transportationwww.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


4BOOTH INFORMATIONBooth Prices10x10 Corner.......................................... $1,77510x20 2 Corners...................................... $3,52520x20 Island............................................ $6,650Become a Corporate Memberand Save• Save $25 per 10x10booth (up to $75) -[Sponsors receive additionalsavings on booth space]• Receive 15% on ALLadvertising• Get access to ourPreregistrationAttendee ListFor more on Corporate Memberships,visit www.iteea.org/Marketplace/corporatemembers.htm or call 703-860-5028.Booth Package Includes…• 10x10 booth*• 8’ curtain drape and 3’ curtain side drape• 7”x 44” identification sign• 24-hour perimeter security guard service• FREE listing and description in the 2014 Conference Program• FREE listing on the ITEEA website with a direct link to your website• Four complimentary exhibitor registrations per 10x10 booth foryour company’s employees• Admission for company employees to nonticketed educationalsessions*No walls, partitions, or decorations may be erected that interfere with theview of any other exhibitor. Furniture and accessories, electricalrequirements, booth carpet, and booth cleaning are allthe responsibility of the exhibitor and are not includedin the booth cost.ENDCAP DRAPE LAYOUT8' drape3' drape 3' drape5' 5'10'20'www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


5Exhibit FacilityThe Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel andConvention CenterGrand Sierra Ballroom8101 World Center DriveOrlando, FL 32821407-238-8000www.cariberoyale.comThe Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel and ConventionCenter will serve as ITEEA headquarters. This is atrue resort-type property, sitting on 53 lush, tropicalacres, and all guest rooms are one-bedroomsuites. The hotel is minutes from the area’s worldfamous theme parks and attractions, and offersamenities that appeal to both families and businessprofessionals alike.Exhibitor RegistrationAdmission to the exhibition/conference isby registration only. Registration will beheld for attendees and exhibitors in anarea adjacent to the Exhibit Hall.Each exhibiting company may register upto four (4) employees per 10x10 booth.ITEEA will charge the exhibiting companya fee of $75 for each additionalregistration. Badges allow exhibitors toattend sessions and workshops, exceptthose that require additional fees.www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


6How to Reserve Exhibit Booth SpaceVisit the Exhibitor Marketplace page at www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm to see the current floor plan and availabilityand to also print the the Exhibit Booth Contract. Complete the contract and return it with your booth space choices and deposit of$900 per 10x10 space requested. Your space will be reserved when your deposit is received with a signed contract. All contractsreceived by September 15, 2013 will guarantee inclusion of your company’s name in the Preliminary Conference Program, whichis promoted to 40,000 individuals through multiple email blasts from October through March. The Preliminary Conference Programalso resides on our Conference web page from October through March.To reserve your exhibit space, please do one of the following:EMAIL your signed contract (with digital signature) andcredit card information to cmaggio@iteea.orgCALL 703-860-5028 and register over the phoneFAX your signed contract with credit card (VISA, MC, orDiscover) information to 703-860-0353MAIL your check with completed contract to:ITEEA1914 Association Drive, Suite 201Reston, VA 20191-1539703-860-5028 Fax: 703-860-0353Attn: Christine Maggiocmaggio@iteea.orgNO space will be held until ITEEA receives the $900 deposit.ITEEA will invoice for final payment upon receipt of deposit andsubsequent booth assignment.Payment in full is due by January 15, 2014.For your own protection, please read the ITEEA Exhibitor Terms,Conditions, and Rules, which are part of the contract. Also, remember thateach company is responsible for its own property.EXHIBIT AND CONFERENCE SCHEDULEWednesday, March 26Exhibitor Registration and Move-In 8:00am−6:00pmThursday, March 27Exhibitor Registration and Move-In 8:00am−9:30amAisles must be cleared by 9:30amExhibits Open 11:00am–6:00pmDEDICATED EXHIBIT HOURS 11:00am–1:00pmExhibitor Showcase 11:00pm−4:50pmReception and RAFFLE DRAWING 5:00pm−6:00pmFriday, March 28Exhibits Open 11:00am−3:00pmDEDICATED EXHIBIT HOURS 11:00pm–1:00pmExhibitor Showcase 11:00pm−2:50pmMove-Out 3:00pm−7:00pmAbsolutely no packaging or dismantling of exhibits is permitted prior tothe close of the exhibition hall at 3:00pm on Friday.www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


7Cancellation of Exhibit SpaceCancellations received by January 15, 2014 will result in forfeiture of 50% of the fullbooth price. For cancellations made after January 15, 2014, ITEEA reserves the right toretain the full booth price, not as a penalty, but as liquidated damages, and to resell orreassign the booth space.Service ContractorAn Exhibitor’s Kit will be emailed in January by ITEEA’s official service contractor.The kit will include show hours, service order forms (shipping, electrical, furnishings),housing and badge request forms, and any additional services. For Information, call:Fern Exposition & Event ServicesCustomer Service Office125 Fernco DriveNashville, TN 37207Phone: 615-256-0357Fax: 615-256-0490The individual company, at its own expense, rents furniture, additional signs and accessories, and isresponsible for inbound and outbound shipping and freight handling costs, electrical service, boothinstallation, booth cleaning, and dismantling. All orders should be placed before thedeadline date (listed in the kit) in order to ensure availability. If you havenot received an emailed Exhibitor Kit by January 30, 2014, please contact Christine Maggio atcmaggio@iteea.org.Visit our website to get up-to-the-minute information about spaceavailability.www.iteea.org/Marketplace/floorplan.htmBack by PopularDemand...Exhibitor Raffle:Each attendee will be givena ticket and will be asked todrop the ticket into the jarof the prize they would liketo win. Attendees must bepresent to win. Prizes will beraffled during our Thursdayevening reception between5:00pm–6:00pm. Winnerswill pick up their prizes directlyfrom the exhibitor, providing agreat opportunity to exchangeinformation with a potentialbuyer who is interested in yourproducts. Please check theappropriate box on the ExhibitBooth Contract and send anemail to cmaggio@iteea.orgwith a description and imageof your raffle item by February15, 2014. The prize should bevalued at $75 or more.www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


8EXHIBITOR SHOWCASEReserve your space for an Exhibitor Showcase!Attendees are invited to come and learn about your products in a private setting away from the Exhibit Hall.These face-to-face gatherings are increasingly popular with attendees and exhibitors who want to make additional impressions onpotential buyers. Each Exhibitor Showcase package provides you with the following marketing opportunities:• Exclusive time highlighting your company’s products in your own private meeting room• Full-page, complimentary black-and-white ad in the Conference Program (a $1,075 value)• Full session description in the Conference Program, on our website, and in a special email promotionITEEA delivers multiple electronic marketing mailings to promote these valuable sessions to all registered attendees prior to conference.Exhibitor Showcase Pricing50 minutes of demonstration ................................$6002 days (50 minutes each day) .............................$1,100These sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis; spaceis limited. The Exhibitor Showcase DOES NOT include: A/Varrangements and associated costs or an Internet connection,although these can be arranged. Exhibitor is responsible for adhering tothe schedule and clearing the room after the showcase has concluded.How to ReserveExhibitor Showcase SpaceComplete the Exhibitor Showcase Contract located at www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm. Payment must be made in full to reserve yourspot. Contact cmaggio@iteea.org for availability.www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


9ADVERTISINGITEEA’s Preliminary Conference Program (electronic) ispromoted to 40,000 individuals through a series of conferencerelatedemail marketing promotions from October throughMarch and resides on our Conference web page from Octoberthrough March.Preliminary Conference ProgramAdvertising Rates:Full Page, Full color ......................$500.00Half Page, Color .......................$250.00ITEEA’s Conference Program is printed and distributed toevery attendee at the conference.SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIESDELIVER lasting results by sponsoring an event oractivity, and your industry leadership will be recognizedand appreciated by attendees and key decisionmakers.ITEEA recognizes the importance of corporate sponsors for asuccessful Annual Conference. Sponsorships are available toevery type and size of exhibitor—small or large, new or veteran.ITEEA acknowledges this valuable support throughout the yearin our journals, on our website, and at the Annual Conference.Visit www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm for a list ofavailable opportunities. For sponsorship details, visit www.iteea.org/Marketplace/SponsorshipOps.pdf.72% of conference attendees report that they use the ConferenceProgram as an information resource during and after the conference!Conference Program Advertising Rates:Cover 4 .............................$1,500.00Covers 2 or 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,300.00Full Page, Full color .....................$1,000.00Full Page, B&W ........................$725.00Half Page, Color .......................$575.00Half Page, B&W ........................$400.00www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


10Exhibitor, Advertiser, Sponsor ChecklistAll contracts and information can be found at www.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm.In order to be included in the Preliminary Conference Program, items in orange must be received no later than September 15, 2013.• ADVERTISING (Preliminary Conference Program, electronic only)Space Reservation Deadline .................................................due September 1, 2013Artwork ..............................................................due September 15, 2013• BOOTHSpace Reservation Deadline (with deposit) .............................due September 15, 2013Company/Organizational write up ...........................................due September 15, 2013Final payment ........................................................... due January 15, 2014(Booth space reserved after January 15, 2014 requires full payment.)• HOTEL ROOMS ...............................................housing form available October 2013• EXHIBITOR SHOWCASETitle and description ...................................................due September 15, 2013Full page, complimentary b&w ad artwork ........................................due January 15, 2014(After December 31, 2013, ITEEA cannot guarantee that your Exhibitor Showcase titleand description will be included in the Conference Program.)• ADVERTISING (Conference Program, printed)Space Reservation Deadline ...................................................due January 1, 2014Artwork ................................................................due January 15, 2014• SPONSORSHIP .........................................contract and payment due January 15, 2014• BADGE INFORMATION ..................................................due February 15, 2014• EXHIBITOR RAFFLETitle of raffle item, image, and description .................................due February 15, 2014Send to cmaggio@iteea.orgwww.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


11Does YourCompany NeedMeeting Space?ITEEA’s meeting planner willassist you with your meetingneeds in Columbus for pressconferences, training sessions,or company meetings.Take advantage of ITEEA’sbuying power and contact:Susan PerryITEEA Meeting Planner703-960-6600susan@perry-group.comOur commitment is to providethe best services and thegreatest visibility to exhibitors.We strive to find new waysto improve the services weprovide so that you cansuccessfully promote yourproducts and services. LetITEEA help you organizeyour function and securecomplimentary meeting spacefor your company.Listing of ITEEA 2013 Columbus ExhibitorsBall State UniversityCalifornia University of PennsylvaniaCengage LearningDS SolidWorks CorporationCNC Software Inc/MASTERCAMDEPCO LLCEnergy Concepts Inc.Famic Technologies, Inc.Forest Scientific CorporationGETEAGoodheart-Willcox PublisherGraymark InternationalGreene Mfg, Inc.HearlihyIASCO-TESCOiDESIGN SolutionsIllinois State UniversityIMAGINiT TechnologiesIn-House SolutionsInstitute of International EducationIntelitek Inc.ITEEA Engineering byDesign TMAll American Soap Box DerbyKelvin LPKidwind ProjectK’NEX EducationLego EducationLemelson - MIT ProgramMillersville UniversityNAEPNational Robotics ChallengeNorth Carolina State UniversityNSTA eCybermissionPaxton/PattersonPearsonPicoKitPITSCOPurdue UniversityRealityWorksSatco SupplyShopBot Tools, Inc.Stevens Institute of TechnologyStokes Educational ServicesStratasysTechno Education, Inc.Technology Education Concepts, Inc.Technology Student AssociationThe STEM Academy, Inc.Triangle CoalitionUniversity of Wisconsin-StoutVernier Software & TechnologyWGBHWhiteBox Learning*2013 sponsors noted in boldwww.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


12DIAMOND SPONSORS75th Anniversary ReceptionForrest T. JonesPTCGOLD SPONSORSGoodheart-WillcoxPublisherPaxton/PattersonThank You to our Sponsors!ITEEA and its membership extend a special THANK YOUto the sponsors that generously supported last year’s conference.SILVER SPONSORSDEPCO, LLCDS Solidworks Corp.Intelitek, Inc.WhiteBox LearningBRONZE SPONSORSStratasysThank you Thank you Thank you2013 Sponsors75th AnniversarySpecial Exhibitor RecognitionEnergy Concepts, Inc.Goodheart-Willcox PublisherIASCO-TESCOCNC Software, Inc./MastercamDEPCO, LLCForest Scientific CorporationGraymark InternationalIntelitek, Inc.DS Solidworks Corp.National Science TeachersAssociation (NSTA)Pearson Career & TechnologyPTC30+ Years20+ Years10+ YearsPaxton/PattersonPITSCO, Inc.Satco SupplyKelvin LPK’NEX EducationTechnology EducationConcepts, Inc.Techno Education, Inc.Vernier Software andTechnologyThank You to our Corporate Members!AutodeskCNC Software, Inc./MastercamDelmar, Cengage LearningDS SolidWorks Corp.Goodheart-Willcox PublisherHearlihyIntelitek, Inc.Kelvin LPLego Education North AmericaPaxton/PattersonPITSCO, Inc.StratasysTechnology Education Concepts,Inc.Vernier Software & TechnologyWhiteBox Learningwww.iteea.org/Marketplace/marketplace.htm


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