GACTE Career Tech Expo

2017 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

★90 exhibit spaces available

★Special activities planned for Exhibit Hall throughout the conference

 ★All participants have time to visit Exhibits on Monday

 ★Dedicated times on Monday and Tuesday for attendees to visit Exhibit Hall

★Lunch and Learn with the Vendor Sessions offered on Monday

★To be eligible for GACTE door prizes, attendees must visit exhibit booths

★ Opportunity to include your company logo on 70th Anniversary Conference T-Shirt

GACTE Career Tech Expo Floor Plan–3-13-17 (Prime Spaces are Highlighted)

GACTE Career Tech Expo Conditions of Contract to Exhibit

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Conference Hotel:

Renaissance Waverly Hotel, 770-953-4500, 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339

Career Tech Expo:

Cobb Galleria Centre Exhibit Hall, 770-955-8000, 2 Galleria Parkway Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30339

EXHIBITION HALL SCHEDULE

Sunday, July 9, 2017

  • 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Exhibit Set-up Hours–Roll-Up Door will be Opened

Monday, July 10, 2017

  • 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Exhibit Set-Up Hours–Roll-up Door will NOT be Opened
  • 11:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Career Tech Expo Open for Conference Attendees
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Boxed Lunch for Attendees–Career Tech Expo Open
  • 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lunch and Learn with the Vendor Sessions
  • 2:15 p.m.- 3:15 p.m. Expo Time for Business, Marketing, Counseling & Career Development, Special Populations, Engineering/STEM, Healthcare Science
  • 4:30 p.m.—6:00 p.m. Networking Reception with Exhibitors—Special Door Prizes

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

  • 10:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Career Tech Expo Open for Conference Attendees
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Exhibitor Appreciation Luncheon
  • 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Expo Time for Administrative Leadership, ACCT, Family & Consumer Sciences, Work-Based Learning/YAP, JROTC, Agricultural Education
  • 3:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Exhibit Removal – The exhibit area must be cleared by 7:00 p.m.

Conditions of Contract to Exhibit state that exhibits are not to be removed until after the scheduled closing time.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

How to Register for Exhibit Space

Exhibit Contracts will be entered online.  If you are paying by credit card, you will be taken to a payment screen when you submit your contract.  If you are paying by check, after you enter your contract you will receive a confirmation email.  Please mail a copy of this e-mail along with your check made payable to GACTE, Inc., to:

GACTE, Inc., PO Box 682256, Marietta, GA 30068

Credit Card Payments—LINK:

https://gacteprogram.wufoo.com/forms/gacte-2017-expo-contractcredit-card/

Check Payments—LINK:

https://gacteprogram.wufoo.com/forms/gacte-2017-expo-contractcheck-payment/

Exhibitor Service

Exhibitor services will be provided by Freeman.  Exhibitor service kit provided upon payment of booth sponsorship fee.

How to Register Exhibitors Attending Career Tech Expo

Individual exhibitors will be registered online through Showcare when payment has been received and processed.  Please be on the lookout for your personalized registration link from Showcare.

Security

Continuous security will be provided by GACTE beginning at 12 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11. For overall protection of the exhibit area, all persons assigned to exhibits must wear an identification badge. Complimentary badges will be provided by GACTE for registered exhibitors. Although every effort  will be made to prevent losses, GACTE is not responsible for loss, damage, or injury to exhibits.

Cancellation Policy

In the event you must cancel your booth after payment is made, there will be a 25% fee charged by GACTE.  Absolutely no refunds will be made after May 31, 2017.

Electrical and Other Special Services

Electrical and other special services for your booth will be handled by the Cobb Galleria Convention Centre.

 

GACTE CAREER TECH EXPO BOOTH SPONSOR INFORMATION

All exhibit spaces are 10’x10’. Included in the space is an 8’ tall back wall drape; 3’ high side dividers; one (1) 6’ topped and skirted table, two (2) side chairs, one (1) wastebasket and one (1) 7” x 44” identification sign.   Only aisle carpet will be provided in the Exhibit Hall area. Booth carpet is optional and should be arranged through Freeman.

#1 Prime Booth Sponsor–$1,500

  • Receive one prime exhibit space
  • Opportunity to offer a Lunch and Learn Session on Monday
  • Company Logo included on Conference T-Shirt (must be contracted by May 1, 2017)
  • Two Conference Registrations included

#2 Prime Booth Sponsor–$1,250

  • Receive one prime exhibit space
  • Opportunity to offer a Lunch and Learn Session on Monday
  • Two Conference Registrations included

#3 Prime Booth Sponsor–$1,250

  • Receive one prime exhibit space
  • Company Logo included on Conference T-Shirt (must be contracted by May 1, 2017)
  • Two Conference Registrations included

#4 Prime Booth Sponsor–$1,000

  • Receive one prime exhibit space
  • Two Conference Registrations included

#5 Standard Booth Sponsor–$1,050

  • Receive one standard exhibit space
  • Company Logo included on Conference T-Shirt (must be contracted by May 1, 2017)
  • Two Conference Registrations included

#6 Standard Booth Sponsor–$800

  • Receive one standard exhibit space
  • Two Conference Registrations included

Program Advertisement Information

Place an advertisement in the GACTE Conference Program and reach 2,100+ attendees at the conference and send your message home with them!

Cost for Program Advertisements:

  • Full Page 4-color ad for back cover or inside front/back cover $1,500 (If available)
  • Full Page 4-color ad for placement in the conference program $1,000
  • Full Page b/w ad for placement in the conference program $ 700
  • Half Page 4-color ad for placement in the conference program $ 500
  • Half Page b/w ad for placement in the conference program $ 400

Advertisement Specifications:

  • Full Page Ad Size 7¾” x 10”
  • Half Page Ad Size 7¾” x 4 7/8”

All ads should be provided in a high resolution PDF file in the size specified above.

Ad Deadline:  June 1, 2017