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Why Exhibit?

The 2011 Annual Meeting is a great opportunity to expand your sales and brand. Take advantage of this year's greatest sales opportunity, exhibit with ASA in Las Vegas! Connect with over 5,500 leading specialist in sociology in the U.S., Canada, and other countries.

Who Attends ASA Annual Meetings?

  • Heads of Research Institutes
  • Academic Deans
  • Department Chairs
  • University and College Faculty
  • Private Consultants
  • Students (The Future of the Industry) 

Meet sociologists who are the front runners in research, higher education and public policy initiatives.  The American Sociological Association consists of professional sociologists with backgrounds in academic institutions, applied research and policy settings, government and non-profit agencies as well as many graduate and undergraduates at universities and colleges all over the world.

Traffic Generating Features:

ASA Annual Meeting Attendee

Exhibitors will be able to take advantage of greater networking opportunities at the Exhibit Hall.  The Octavius Ballroom at Caesars Palace will host the exhibit hall. The hall will feature:

  • ASA Bookstore
  • ASA Cybercafé
  • ASA Poster Sessions
  • Refreshment breaks
  • WiFi "hot spots"
  • ASA Classrooms for Seminars
  • Networking Nooks

Explore all that Las Vegas has to offer under one roof!  The exhibit space will also bring a local flair to the Annual Meeting with the Regional Marketplace, a gathering of local small businesses offering unique crafts and goods. 

The hall will have seating areas for gathering with colleagues.  Look for signs onsite that will identify ASA supported "hot-spots" for Wireless Internet Access. The WiFi area will feature complimentary access to ASA meeting attendees.

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Exhibit Hall Hours

The ASA exhibit hall will be open for four days. Exhibits must be staffed at all times during exhibit Hours.     

 Saturday, August 20          2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Sunday, August 21  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 Monday, August 22    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
 Tuesday, August 23  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM   

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Exhibitor Documents

Exhibitor Documents
View Floorplan PDF Logo
Exhibitor Prospectus PDF Logo
Download Exhibitor ContractPDF Logo
Exhibitor Service Manual APDF Logo
Exhibitor Service Manual BPDF Logo
Exhibitor Services Online AreaPDF Logo

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Booth rental (8'x 10') at the 2011 ASA Annual meeting is:

Annual Meeting Registration
  • 1 booth – $1,600
  • 2 booths – $2,600
  • 3 booths – $3,500
  • Island booth (20' x 20') - $4,600
  • (Additional booths, $1,100)

Your exhibit fee includes an identifying sign and three (3) exhibitor registrations per booth. Island booths receive twelve (12) exhibitor registrations. A directory of exhibitors with booth locations will be listed on the ASA website and in the printed Final Program.  To ensure the promotion of your company in the printed Final Program, be sure to submit your exhibitor contract with payment by June 10, 2011.  The Expo Group has been designated as the official drayage and storage company for the 2011 Annual Meeting. 

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Booth Assignments

A  booth is assigned by the date of receiving the booth contract.  To receive a prime location we recommend that you return the exhibit contract with payment as soon as possible.  Full payment of the exhibit fee must accompany the exhibit booth contract; booth assignment will not be made until both the exhibit contract and full payment are received by ASA.  Be sure to include your booth preference on the contract.  Booth assignments will be sent to exhibitors by May 4, 2011. 

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Booth Set-up and Dismantling

Booth Set-up:
August 19 - 1:30 pm to 5:00pm
August 20 - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Booth Dismantling:   
August 23 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Exhibitors who cancel their exhibit reservation prior to May 13, 2011 will be refunded 50% of the total booth fee. No refunds are available after May 13, 2011.

Please contact Lee C. Morris, ASA's Meetings & Exhibits Coordinator ( or (202) 383-9005 ext. 308.